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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
345 AM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

TXZ012-122200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
345 AM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

Date             Thu 10/12/17            Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 84          59          85          61          83
Temp          54 53 63 78 84 76 68 64 62 59 69 81 85 78 69 66 64 61 69 79 83 72
DewPt         48 49 53 54 51 55 56 57 57 56 58 57 55 58 59 59 59 58 60 59 57 54
Min/Max RH                   32          93          36          94          41
RH            79 85 68 43 32 48 66 78 83 89 68 44 36 50 70 78 84 92 73 50 42 52
Wind Dir       S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd      13 13 13 16 16 12 12 12 12 11 11 11 12 10 11 13 13 13 16 16 16 13
Clouds        CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW FW SC FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1
Clouds(%)      3  2  3  8 14 26 13 23 17 29 22 21 32 56 57 57 66 73 64 77 67 58
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          10
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     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  3  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1  6 45104 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 24 72 <1 <1  6  6  6 15 34 67 <1
T Wind Dir    SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd    11 10 12 17 18 10 11 12 12 10 12  9 10 10 11 12 12 13 17 19 21 12
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 10/15/17 Mon 10/16/17 Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       47      61      38      67      44      73      50      75
Temp          54 47 59 54 43 38 62 60 49 44 68 66 55 50 71 68
DewPt         47 36 29 29 30 30 32 35 35 35 40 42 41 39 44 42
Max/Min RH         78      29      74      29      73      32      69      31
RH            78 66 32 38 59 73 33 39 58 70 36 41 60 66 37 39
PWind Dir           N      NE      SE      SW       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ016-122200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
345 AM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

Date             Thu 10/12/17            Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 82          57          84          60          83
Temp          54 52 63 76 82 74 66 62 60 57 67 79 84 77 68 65 63 60 69 79 83 72
DewPt         49 49 52 53 50 54 54 55 55 55 57 56 54 57 58 57 58 58 59 58 55 52
Min/Max RH                   34          94          36          93          38
RH            84 90 68 44 34 49 68 77 83 91 70 45 36 50 70 75 84 92 70 48 38 50
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd      11 10 11 13 14 11  8  9  9  9  9  9 12 11 10 12 11 12 13 14 16 13
Clouds        CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 SC
Clouds(%)      4  2  3  3  8 13 12 11 21 24 23 24 44 54 70 59 72 78 65 70 58 37
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          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     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  3  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  6 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1  5 39 85 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 50 75  5 <1  6  6  6 13 40116 <1
T Wind Dir    SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd    10 10 10 14 14  9  9 11 10  9 10 10 11 10 10 13 12 12 14 18 24 11
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 10/15/17 Mon 10/16/17 Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       46      60      37      67      44      74      50      76
Temp          53 46 58 53 42 37 62 60 49 44 69 67 55 50 72 68
DewPt         43 35 30 31 32 29 35 37 36 36 41 41 42 41 43 41
Max/Min RH         72      32      76      32      76      31      73      30
RH            70 66 34 43 66 73 36 42 61 73 36 40 62 71 36 37
PWind Dir           N      NE      SE       S       S      SW       S      SW
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ008-122200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
345 AM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

Date             Thu 10/12/17            Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 87          61          86          64          85
Temp          58 56 65 81 87 79 70 66 64 61 70 82 86 79 72 68 66 64 72 81 85 74
DewPt         49 50 53 53 50 53 57 58 58 56 57 56 53 56 59 60 59 59 61 59 57 53
Min/Max RH                   28          84          33          85          38
RH            73 80 65 37 28 41 62 74 78 84 61 41 33 46 64 76 79 84 67 47 38 48
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd      12 12 12 13 14 11 12 12  9  9  9  9 10  9 10 12 11 11 16 16 17 13
Clouds        CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC
Clouds(%)      3  1  2  3 10  7  1  1  3 24 14 12 22 45 51 50 67 70 70 76 64 43
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     2     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  3  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  2 <1
Vent Rate      5 <1  6 38126 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 16 77 <1  5  4  5  5 23 40 28  7
T Wind Dir     S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd    10 10 13 17 20 11 10 11 10  8 11  9 10  9 10  9 11 10 17 18 18 14
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 10/15/17 Mon 10/16/17 Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       49      64      40      70      46      75      51      77
Temp          56 49 61 57 45 40 65 63 51 46 70 68 56 51 73 69
DewPt         47 36 28 28 29 31 33 35 36 36 41 42 42 40 43 43
Max/Min RH         72      26      70      27      71      31      68      29
RH            72 61 29 33 54 69 30 36 55 68 35 39 59 66 34 38
PWind Dir           N      NE      SE      SW       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ008-122200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
345 AM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

Date             Thu 10/12/17            Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 85          61          86          63          85
Temp          57 57 64 80 85 78 70 66 64 61 70 82 86 79 71 68 66 63 71 81 85 74
DewPt         49 50 52 53 51 53 56 57 57 56 56 56 53 56 59 59 59 59 60 59 56 52
Min/Max RH                   31          84          33          86          38
RH            74 80 66 39 31 42 63 73 79 84 61 41 33 46 65 75 79 85 67 48 38 48
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd      13 12 12 14 14 11 12 12 10 10  9  9 11  9 10 13 12 11 16 16 17 13
Clouds        CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC
Clouds(%)      4  2  3  3 10  9  3  4  4 25 15 13 23 49 50 51 66 70 70 73 61 41
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     2     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  3  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  2 <1
Vent Rate      3 <1  6 38119 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 17 82 <1 <1  5  6  5 14 40 29  6
T Wind Dir    SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd    11 10 13 17 19 11 11 11 10  8 11  9 10  9  9 11 12 10 16 18 18 13
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 10/15/17 Mon 10/16/17 Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       48      63      39      68      46      75      51      77
Temp          55 48 60 56 44 39 63 61 50 46 70 67 56 51 73 69
DewPt         46 36 29 29 29 30 33 36 36 36 41 42 42 40 43 43
Max/Min RH         72      27      72      29      72      32      69      30
RH            71 62 30 35 55 70 32 38 57 70 36 40 60 67 34 38
PWind Dir           N      NE      SE      SW       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ006-122200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
345 AM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

Date             Thu 10/12/17            Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 83          55          83          58          84
Temp          53 49 61 77 83 74 65 61 58 55 65 78 83 75 67 63 61 58 68 80 84 71
DewPt         47 46 48 49 49 51 53 52 52 50 51 49 48 52 54 56 56 55 56 49 43 40
Min/Max RH                   30          85          29          90          23
RH            81 86 63 37 30 43 63 73 79 85 60 37 29 44 63 77 84 90 65 33 23 32
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd      10 11 11 16 18 13 10  9  9  9  8 12 13 11  9  9  9 10 14 21 20 14
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      3  1  1  1  3  7  2  2 13  3  8  7 15 24 37 30 46 47 29 25 15 16
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     3     2     2     2     2     2     3     3     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  2  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  8 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1  5 28124 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 88130 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 14 43220 <1
T Wind Dir    SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW  S  E  E  S SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd    13 10 10 16 21 10 10  9  9  9  6 14 17  6  6  4  4  6 16 19 31 12
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO


Date          Sun 10/15/17 Mon 10/16/17 Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       43      61      37      69      44      75      48      76
Temp          51 43 58 54 42 37 64 61 49 44 70 67 53 48 71 67
DewPt         37 30 26 29 30 30 34 37 39 38 40 40 42 39 39 39
Max/Min RH         62      28      79      29      80      29      71      26
RH            60 62 30 38 62 75 33 40 69 80 33 38 67 71 31 36
PWind Dir           N      NE       S      SW      SW      SW       S      SW
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

OKZ002-122200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
345 AM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

Date             Thu 10/12/17            Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 88          58          80          57          84
Temp          55 53 64 82 88 79 69 64 61 58 66 76 80 73 65 62 60 57 67 79 84 72
DewPt         50 48 49 50 49 52 54 55 54 51 52 51 50 52 52 54 54 54 56 54 48 47
Min/Max RH                   26          80          35          92          28
RH            83 83 59 33 26 39 59 72 78 77 60 41 35 48 63 76 80 89 67 41 28 41
Wind Dir       S SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W NW  W  E  E  S  S  S SW SW SW NW
Wind Spd      12 11 13 16 16 12 12 11  9  9 10  9  9  8  8  8  9  9 16 19 18 16
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)      3  2  1  2  1  3  2  1  2  2 17 11  6 16 39 40 48 44 33 35 17 19
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01           0
Rain Shwrs                                                 IS IS
Tstms                                                      IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     3     2     2     3     3     2     3     3     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  2  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1  5 28102 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 20 20 15 11  4  3  2  2 30 23 <1
T Wind Dir     S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W  N NE NE  E  E NE NE  S SW  S  S
T Wind Spd    12  9 10 16 19 10 12 11 11  9  9 10  8 11 12  9  5  3  4 17 17 12
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 10/15/17 Mon 10/16/17 Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       44      62      38      70      44      75      49      77
Temp          52 44 59 55 43 38 65 62 49 44 70 67 54 49 72 68
DewPt         39 31 27 28 28 28 34 36 37 37 42 43 43 39 42 41
Max/Min RH         60      27      71      27      80      32      71      29
RH            60 60 30 35 56 68 32 38 63 77 36 42 66 68 34 37
PWind Dir           N       N       S       S       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       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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