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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
515 AM CST Wed Feb 14 2018

TXZ012-142200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
515 AM CST Wed Feb 14 2018

Date             Wed 02/14/18            Thu 02/15/18            Fri 02/16/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 74          47          70          30          41
Temp             40 51 69 74 68 56 51 49 47 54 66 70 65 55 51 40 32 30 36 41 38
DewPt            27 24 23 22 26 30 36 40 40 39 34 31 30 29 27 23 21 17 14 11 14
Min/Max RH                   14          76          23          63          29
RH               59 34 17 14 20 37 56 71 76 57 30 23 27 37 39 50 63 58 40 29 37
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N NE  E  S
Wind Spd         10 13 17 20 13 14 14 13 13 16 21 21 13 13 13 21 21 13 10  6 10
Clouds           B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        61 59 50 61 64 70 55 54 56 63 61 72 72 70 81 78 77 53 75 52 65
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4  7  6 <1 <1  2  3  3  3  4  3
Vent Rate        <1 <1 96281  5 <1 <1 <1  7 19124202162 <1  5 50 68 53 33 18 27
T Wind Dir        W SW  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NE NE NE NE NE  S
T Wind Spd        9 10 27 37 11 10  8 12 16 21 35 35 31 12 11 28 31 24 14  5 10
RFTI              0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       29    59      33    67      37    63      28    50
Temp          29   30 54 53 37   33 59 60 46   37 58 57 40   28 45 45
DewPt         19   25 19 13 17   21 27 28 30   29 24 19 21   18 19 19
Max/Min RH         81    18      61    23      72    20      66    29
RH            66   81 25 20 44   61 29 29 53   72 27 22 46   66 35 35
PWind Dir           S     N       S    SW      SW    SW      SW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   SC FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10     0       0     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-142200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
515 AM CST Wed Feb 14 2018

Date             Wed 02/14/18            Thu 02/15/18            Fri 02/16/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 73          45          67          30          43
Temp             40 50 69 72 67 53 50 47 47 52 64 67 63 51 47 42 33 31 39 43 41
DewPt            24 23 22 24 27 32 41 41 41 39 34 32 32 29 27 26 23 20 18 15 19
Min/Max RH                   16          83          27          69          32
RH               52 35 17 17 23 44 73 81 81 62 32 27 31 43 45 53 66 63 42 32 42
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  N NE NE  E SE  S
Wind Spd         10 11 17 21 13 13 13 13 13 16 21 21 16 12 11 14 19 16 10  8 10
Clouds           B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        68 68 52 68 63 75 51 50 68 66 57 71 69 68 77 78 77 56 78 62 73
PoP 12HR                      0           5           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  5  7  3 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  5  6  6 <1 <1 <1  3  3  4  5  4
Vent Rate        <1 <1130231 50  5 <1 <1  7 20140186138 <1 <1  4 60 58 49 18 40
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  N NE NE NE SE  S
T Wind Spd        9 10 29 37 23 11 10 12 14 23 35 35 28  8  9  9 27 26 16  4 11
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       30    60      32    66      36    63      31    56
Temp          31   31 55 54 36   33 58 61 42   36 57 58 39   31 49 53
DewPt         24   27 18 14 19   22 30 30 30   28 23 19 21   20 20 19
Max/Min RH         87    17      66    27      72    20      65    23
RH            77   87 24 20 51   65 34 32 64   72 26 22 49   65 31 27
PWind Dir           S     N       S    SW      SW    SW      SW     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   SC FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10     0       0     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-142200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
515 AM CST Wed Feb 14 2018

Date             Wed 02/14/18            Thu 02/15/18            Fri 02/16/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 77          50          72          33          41
Temp             41 50 68 76 70 59 54 51 50 55 67 72 68 58 51 41 34 33 37 40 40
DewPt            29 27 24 22 25 28 37 40 40 40 34 29 29 27 24 23 20 15 13 10 12
Min/Max RH                   13          68          20          55          28
RH               62 40 19 13 18 30 52 65 68 56 29 20 23 31 35 48 55 47 36 28 31
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  N NE  N NE NE SE  S
Wind Spd          9 11 18 17 12 13 13 12 13 13 18 19 13 13 13 19 16 11  8  5  9
Clouds           B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B1 B2 SC B1
Clouds(%)        64 60 50 55 77 70 61 62 64 58 60 69 67 67 75 66 77 57 72 47 58
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     2     2     2     2     3     3     2     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  6  4 <1 <1  3  3  3  3  3  3
Vent Rate        <1 <1 36264  4 <1  5 <1  7 10107170104  7  6 65 63 48 30  9 20
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NE  N  N NE NE  S
T Wind Spd       10 12 24 37 10  9 11 11 16 21 29 32 29 14 12 29 28 21 13  3  9
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       32    59      36    69      40    63      27    50
Temp          32   32 53 55 40   36 59 64 48   40 57 58 38   27 43 46
DewPt         17   23 17 14 16   21 26 28 29   28 24 19 20   16 17 17
Max/Min RH         69    17      54    21      63    20      63    27
RH            53   69 24 19 38   54 28 25 49   63 28 22 48   62 35 31
PWind Dir           S     N      SE    SW      SW    SW      SW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-142200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
515 AM CST Wed Feb 14 2018

Date             Wed 02/14/18            Thu 02/15/18            Fri 02/16/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 75          50          71          32          41
Temp             43 48 65 74 70 60 55 51 50 53 64 70 68 59 52 41 34 32 36 40 40
DewPt            28 26 24 22 25 28 38 39 40 38 34 29 28 27 25 23 20 15 13 10 13
Min/Max RH                   14          68          21          57          28
RH               56 41 21 14 18 29 53 63 67 57 32 22 23 30 35 48 57 50 39 28 33
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  N NE  N NE NE SE  S
Wind Spd         11 12 17 18 13 13 13 13 13 14 20 21 13 13 13 20 17 11  8  5  9
Clouds           B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B1 B2 SC B1
Clouds(%)        64 60 50 56 72 70 61 61 61 57 58 68 65 65 75 68 77 58 73 49 58
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     2     2     2     2     3     3     2     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4  6  5 <1 <1  3  3  3  3  3  3
Vent Rate        <1 <1 42272  5 <1  6  5  7 19112186131  7  5 65 63 48 30  9 23
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NE  N NE NE NE  S
T Wind Spd       10 12 24 39 10 10 12 11 16 21 32 35 33 14 10 29 28 21 13  3 10
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       32    59      36    68      39    63      28    50
Temp          32   33 52 55 39   37 58 64 48   39 55 59 41   28 41 47
DewPt         18   24 18 14 16   21 27 28 30   29 24 19 21   17 17 18
Max/Min RH         68    18      54    22      65    20      65    28
RH            57   68 26 19 39   54 30 26 50   65 30 21 45   63 38 31
PWind Dir           S     N       S    SW      SW    SW      SW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-142200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
515 AM CST Wed Feb 14 2018

Date             Wed 02/14/18            Thu 02/15/18            Fri 02/16/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 72          42          67          23          41
Temp             34 45 66 72 66 54 49 45 43 48 63 67 61 47 40 30 24 24 34 41 39
DewPt            22 23 23 20 24 30 38 38 38 36 30 25 25 22 21 21 20 16 15 13 16
Min/Max RH                   14          82          20          83          31
RH               62 41 19 14 20 40 66 76 79 63 29 20 25 37 47 70 83 70 44 31 40
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  N NE  N NE  E  S  S
Wind Spd          6  9 17 21 14 17 16 13 13 13 19 21 14 13 13 20 20 10  6  9 13
Clouds           B1 B2 SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 SC SC
Clouds(%)        69 70 50 59 61 75 59 56 55 50 47 50 61 65 69 66 78 63 70 39 49
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     2     2     2     3     3     2     2     2     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  7 <1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6  7 <1 <1  2  3  3  3  5  4
Vent Rate        <1 <1 42230  7 56  9  9  7 15113156163 <1 <1 44 62 45 21 36 58
T Wind Dir        W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NE NE NE NE SW  S
T Wind Spd        8 10 24 40 14 32 20 18 14 23 28 29 28 12  8 25 26 19  8  9 18
RFTI              0  0  0  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO CL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       27    58      30    67      33    60      22    48
Temp          29   27 54 52 33   31 59 62 41   33 55 54 30   22 42 44
DewPt         20   22 16 13 16   19 24 23 25   24 20 17 18   15 17 17
Max/Min RH         80    17      63    19      68    20      79    29
RH            69   80 22 21 48   62 26 22 52   68 25 23 60   75 35 34
PWind Dir          SW     N       S    SW      SW    SW       W     E
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-142200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
515 AM CST Wed Feb 14 2018

Date             Wed 02/14/18            Thu 02/15/18            Fri 02/16/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 76          47          70          24          41
Temp             40 47 68 76 69 59 55 51 49 52 65 70 63 48 38 30 26 25 33 40 38
DewPt            24 25 24 23 23 27 34 37 37 36 30 25 26 23 22 20 17 13 12  9 12
Min/Max RH                   14          66          18          71          27
RH               53 41 19 14 17 30 44 60 64 55 27 18 24 36 53 65 69 60 42 27 33
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  N  N  N  N  N NE SE  S
Wind Spd          9 10 14 19 13 13 14 13 14 16 19 17 11 12 17 20 16  8  5  6 11
Clouds           B1 B1 SC B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)        61 61 50 70 71 90 79 74 70 51 49 57 54 69 64 72 72 53 61 32 46
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     3     2     3     3     3     2     2     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  9 <1 <1  2  3  3  2  3  4  4
Vent Rate        <1 <1 38262  6 <1  7  7  7 11143151  3 <1 31 77 58 36 24 16 53
T Wind Dir        W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW NW NE  N  N  N NE  S  S
T Wind Spd        8  6 21 36 13  9 16 16 16 24 26 19  5  4 23 28 26 20  9  4 17
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       28    58      33    69      35    58      21    45
Temp          29   28 53 53 37   33 60 64 43   35 52 53 28   21 37 40
DewPt         16   21 16 14 15   19 24 25 26   25 22 18 17   14 15 16
Max/Min RH         75    18      55    19      67    22      76    30
RH            57   75 23 21 40   55 25 22 52   67 30 25 64   74 41 37
PWind Dir           S     N      SE    SW      SW    SW      NE    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

Below is a weather element key for this product

Day 1 through 3...
Max/Min Temp or Min/Max Temp(F).....Maximum/Minimum Air Temperature
Temp(F).............................Air Temperature
DewPt(F)............................Dew Point Temperature
Min/Max RH or Max/Min RH(%).........Maximum/Minimum Humidity
RH(%)...............................Relative Humidity
Wind Dir(8 point compass)...........20ft Wind Direction
Wind Spd(MPH).......................20ft Wind Speed
Clouds(CAT).........................Cloud Cover Category
     Example: CL = Clear; FW = Few; SC = Scattered;
              B1 = Mostly Cloudy; B2 = Considerable Clouds; OV = Overcast
Clouds(%)...........................Cloud Cover as a Percentage
PoP 12HR(%).........................Probability for Accumulating Precipitation
QPF 12HR(IN)........................Liquid Equivalent Precipitation Amount
Weather...
     Type...
       Rain...........Rain
       Rain Shwrs.....Rain Showers
       Tstms..........Thunderstorms
       Drizzle........Drizzle
       Snow...........Snow
       Snow Shwrs......Snow Showers
       Sleet..........Sleet
       Flurries.......Flurries
       Frzg Rain......Freezing Rain
       Frzg Drzl......Freezing Drizzle
     Coverage...
       IS.............Isolated
       SC.............Scattered
       NM.............Numerous
       O..............Occasional
       S..............Slight Chance
       C..............Chance
       L..............Likely
       WD.............Widespread
       D..............Definite
       AR.............Areas
       PA.............Patchy
LAL(CAT)............................Lightning Activity Level
Haines(CAT).........................Haines Index
Mix Hgt(Thousands of FT AGL)........Mixing Height
     Example: 6 = 6000 Feet; 12 = 12000 Feet; <1 = Less than 1000 Feet
Vent Rate(Thousands of KT-FT AGL)...Ventilation Rate
     Example: 12 = 12,000 Feet; 120 = 120,000 Feet; <1 = Less than than 100 Foot
T Wind Dir(8 Point Compass).........Transport Wind Direction
T Wind Spd(MPH).....................Transport Wind Speed
RFTI................................Red Flag Threat Index
     Category...
       HS............Historically Critical
       EX............Extremely Critical
       CH............Critical - High
       CL............Critical - Low
       EL............Elevated
       NO............None
Watch/Warning/Advisory...
     Example: W = Warning; Y = Advisory; A = Watch
     in effect for the indicated hour

Day 4 through 7...
Max/Min Temp or Min/Max Temp(F).....Maximum/Minimum Air Temperature
Temp(F).............................Air Temperature
DewPt(F)............................Dew Point Temperature
RH(%)...............................Relative Humidity
Wind Spd(MPH).......................20 FT. Wind Speed
     Example: <15 = Less Than 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH or Greater
Avg Clouds(CAT).....................Average Cloud Cover Category
PoP 12HR(%).........................Probability for Accumulating Precipitation
Weather...
     See Day 1 through 3 Weather Descriptions


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