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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
340 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

TXZ012-152200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
340 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

Date             Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun 12/17/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 56          29          60          29          46
Temp             23 31 49 56 45 36 34 33 31 36 56 59 50 43 37 34 29 32 42 46 37
DewPt            23 23 23 22 20 21 21 21 21 21 20 18 22 25 26 25 24 23 25 23 24
Min/Max RH                   25          72          20          81          40
RH              100 72 36 26 36 54 58 61 66 54 24 20 33 49 64 69 81 69 50 40 59
Wind Dir          W SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW NW  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          6 10 17 16 12 13 13 16 14 16 21 23 20 17 13 11 14 10 13  9  8
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)         1  2  0  0  2  0  4  5  0  1  2 20 41 48 19 21 35 31 37 42 52
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Snow Shwrs                                                                   SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2  1  2 <1 <1  1  2  2  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 51 53 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 35 42 19 33  7 <1 20 30 36 23  3
T Wind Dir        W SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW  N  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        5  4 19 17  9 11 13 16 13 14 26 24 21 25 16  5 23 23 20 10  5
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
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       25    52      29    56      31    62      37    51
Temp          28   25 46 44 34   29 50 45 33   31 55 53 42   37 48 39
DewPt         24   25 31 29 28   24 25 24 25   25 25 23 24   21 19 14
Max/Min RH        100    43      85    30      78    23      52    26
RH            85  100 55 55 78   81 37 43 72   78 31 31 48   52 31 35
PWind Dir           N     W       W    NE       S    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    B1   B1 B1 FW FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12HR           30    30       0     0       0     0       0     5
Rain Shwrs            SC
Snow Shwrs    SC   SC SC

$$

TXZ016-152200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
340 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

Date             Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun 12/17/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 55          24          59          28          45
Temp             22 29 49 55 43 33 31 31 28 33 54 59 48 38 33 32 29 30 42 45 36
DewPt            22 24 24 23 21 21 20 20 20 21 20 17 18 24 25 20 22 21 23 24 25
Min/Max RH                   28          86          19          78          43
RH              100 83 38 29 42 62 63 63 71 61 27 19 31 56 72 62 77 69 47 44 65
Wind Dir          W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  W  N  N  N NW NE
Wind Spd          5  8 17 17 11 11 12 13 11 13 18 21 16 13 12 13 13  6 11  4  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)         2  2  0  0  2  1  2  2  0  3  6 13 18 16 16 23 40 26 41 56 56
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Snow Shwrs                                                                   SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 40 40 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 33 58  8  7 <1 <1  8 21 34 15  2
T Wind Dir        W SW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW  W  N  N  N  N NE
T Wind Spd        5  5 18 18 10 12 13 16 11 13 25 26 17 14 14 13 17 16 19  6  4
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
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       23    52      26    56      29    62      35    50
Temp          25   23 44 42 31   26 50 45 31   29 55 53 39   35 48 37
DewPt         25   23 31 28 24   22 23 23 24   23 23 22 22   20 19 15
Max/Min RH        100    42      85    27      78    22      54    28
RH           100  100 60 57 77   85 34 42 77   78 29 30 50   54 31 40
PWind Dir          NE    SW       W    NE       S    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B1   B1 SC FW FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12HR           40    30       0     0       0     0       0     5
Rain Shwrs            SC
Snow Shwrs    SC   SC SC

$$

TXZ008-152200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
340 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

Date             Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun 12/17/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 57          32          63          33          46
Temp             25 33 50 57 47 40 37 35 33 39 58 63 53 46 41 36 33 35 42 46 39
DewPt            24 23 23 22 21 21 21 21 21 21 20 19 21 25 26 26 25 25 25 25 25
Min/Max RH                   25          63          18          73          44
RH               97 66 34 25 35 47 53 56 61 49 23 18 28 44 56 67 72 67 51 44 58
Wind Dir          W  W SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW NW  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          5  8 13 13  9 12 13 13 12 12 17 19 16 16 12  6 12 10 12  9  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         3  2  0  0  0  0  1  5  0  0  1 19 25 50 22 10 33 34 36 39 48
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Snow Shwrs                                                                   IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  1  2 <1 <1  2  2  3  4  1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 36 48 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 31 62 18 35  7 <1 36 36 43 32 10
T Wind Dir        W SW  W SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW  N  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        5  6 20 18  8 11 11 12 12 12 21 25 20 26 14  4 27 20 19 10  8
RFTI              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


Date               Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
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    53      30    57      34    64      38    52
Temp          29   27 46 46 35   30 52 48 37   34 57 55 43   38 49 41
DewPt         25   24 30 29 29   25 25 25 26   27 25 24 23   22 20 13
Max/Min RH         91    40      84    29      76    22      52    25
RH            83   87 52 51 80   81 35 39 65   76 29 30 44   52 31 30
PWind Dir           N    SW       W    NE       S    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    SC   B1 B1 FW FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12HR           20    20       0     0       0     0       0     5
Rain Shwrs            IS
Snow Shwrs    IS   IS IS

$$

TXZ008-152200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
340 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

Date             Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun 12/17/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 57          31          63          31          45
Temp             23 30 48 57 47 38 36 32 31 36 56 63 54 46 41 35 32 32 41 45 39
DewPt            23 23 23 22 21 21 21 21 20 21 20 19 20 25 26 25 24 25 25 24 25
Min/Max RH                   25          66          18          77          45
RH               99 75 37 26 35 50 55 64 63 55 24 18 26 44 56 67 74 74 54 45 56
Wind Dir          W SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW NW  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          6  9 14 13 10 13 13 13 12 13 18 19 16 16 13  8 12 11 13  9  8
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         3  3  0  0  0  0  1  5  0  0  1 17 27 47 22 11 35 33 36 42 49
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Snow Shwrs                                                                   IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  1  2 <1 <1  2  3  3  3  2
Vent Rate        <1 <1 36 48 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 31 58 24 36  8  2 35 48 43 24  9
T Wind Dir        W SW  W SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  W  N  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        5  8 20 18  8 12 11 12 12 12 21 26 20 27 17  4 26 21 19  9  6
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
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       26    53      30    57      33    63      38    51
Temp          28   26 45 46 35   30 50 49 36   33 55 56 44   39 48 42
DewPt         24   25 30 29 29   25 25 25 26   26 25 24 24   21 19 13
Max/Min RH         98    41      84    30      75    23      50    25
RH            86   95 56 51 79   80 37 39 66   74 31 29 45   49 31 30
PWind Dir           N    SW       W    NE       S    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    SC   B1 B1 FW FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12HR           20    20       0     0       0     0       0     5
Rain Shwrs            IS
Snow Shwrs    IS   IS IS

$$

TXZ006-152200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
340 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

Date             Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun 12/17/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 56          25          61          26          44
Temp             21 30 50 56 43 33 29 27 26 34 54 61 47 36 30 27 26 29 40 44 34
DewPt            21 24 24 21 18 18 18 18 18 19 18 16 19 19 21 21 21 22 23 23 24
Min/Max RH                   24          75          17          82          43
RH              100 78 36 25 37 54 65 69 68 54 25 17 33 50 68 78 81 76 50 43 67
Wind Dir          W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  N  N  N  N  N  N NE
Wind Spd          8 10 16 14 10 10 10 11 10 11 19 21 16 11  9 17 14 13 14 10 10
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW CL CL FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)         2  0  1  0  7  1  7  6  3  3 10  4 13 17 17 27 46 39 41 55 53
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     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1  1  2  3  3  3  3
Vent Rate        <1 <1 21 28 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 18 44  5  6 <1 21 46 48 40 28 13
T Wind Dir        W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  W  N  N  N  N  N NE
T Wind Spd        6  9 14 16 10 11 10 12 12 12 20 25 10 12  4 24 26 21 18 12  5
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
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       21    53      26    56      27    62      32    48
Temp          22   22 47 41 29   26 52 43 29   27 55 50 37   32 46 35
DewPt         22   21 28 27 24   20 21 23 22   22 22 21 20   19 16 12
Max/Min RH        100    38      81    26      81    21      58    26
RH           100   98 48 57 81   77 30 45 74   81 28 32 51   58 29 38
PWind Dir           N    SW       W     E       S    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC FW FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12HR           10     5       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

OKZ002-152200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
340 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

Date             Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun 12/17/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 58          28          63          27          43
Temp             21 28 51 58 45 36 34 31 30 35 56 63 49 40 35 30 28 29 39 43 34
DewPt            21 21 21 20 19 20 20 19 18 20 21 19 20 22 23 24 22 23 25 25 25
Min/Max RH                   23          67          18          84          49
RH              100 76 30 23 36 52 57 61 60 54 25 18 31 49 62 79 79 79 57 49 68
Wind Dir          W SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW NW NW NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd          8 10 13 13 10 10 11 10 10 12 19 21 14 12  9 13 14 13 14 12 10
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         4  1  1  0  0  0  1  7  6  3  1 10 17 42 26 24 43 44 44 46 48
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     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1  1 <1 <1  3  3  3  3  3
Vent Rate        <1 <1 16 33 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 14 50  5 18  3 16 63 50 42 36 15
T Wind Dir        W SW  W SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW  N  N  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        6  5 11 12  9 11 11 10 11 10 16 23 11 19  5 20 27 23 16 13  5
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
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       21    53      27    56      30    63      33    47
Temp          23   22 46 42 30   27 50 44 31   30 55 51 38   34 44 35
DewPt         23   22 27 28 25   21 22 24 24   24 24 24 20   19 18 11
Max/Min RH        100    36      84    27      78    22      56    28
RH            99   99 47 58 82   78 33 46 74   78 30 35 48   53 35 36
PWind Dir          NW    SW       W    NE       S    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            5     5       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

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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