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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
350 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

TXZ012-172200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
350 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date             Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18
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                 61          36          73          45          70
Temp             35 42 55 61 55 43 39 37 36 43 64 73 68 58 54 50 45 51 65 70 65
DewPt            35 33 24 16 17 23 21 23 25 31 38 38 37 38 38 38 36 36 32 29 28
Min/Max RH                   17          72          28          71          22
RH              100 70 30 17 22 45 48 56 64 62 38 28 32 47 54 63 70 56 29 22 25
Wind Dir          W  N NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd         10 11 14 10 11 11 13 14 16 19 23 25 18 16 19 14 13 14 21 21 18
Clouds           SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        45 20  8  7  7 14 17 19 38 44 37 40 40 36 30 20 24 11 15 14 15
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     4     5     5     5     2     2     3     3     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  7  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  7  7
Vent Rate         4  8 68 30 36 <1 <1 <1 <1 10 84238145 <1 <1 <1 <1  9180196208
T Wind Dir        W NW NE NE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        9 18 19  6  9 10 12 13 13 23 32 39 33 10 14 13 11 19 34 32 36
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO


Date               Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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       37    54      18    42      20    52      30    59
Temp          52   40 50 46 29   18 35 39 26   20 44 48 33   30 53 53
DewPt         28   25 17 14 11    7  7  8  9   11 17 20 25   23 24 19
Max/Min RH         57    22      61    24      68    27      75    23
RH            39   55 27 27 46   61 30 27 48   67 33 33 72   75 32 26
PWind Dir          SW     N      NE    NE      SE     S       S    SW
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       5     5       5    10       5     5

$$

TXZ016-172200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
350 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date             Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18
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                 62          33          70          42          68
Temp             35 43 57 62 57 42 39 35 35 42 63 70 66 53 49 46 42 47 63 68 65
DewPt            35 33 27 24 25 24 24 24 25 29 36 36 36 35 37 36 34 35 32 29 27
Min/Max RH                   23          77          29          73          22
RH               98 69 31 23 29 49 55 64 68 60 37 29 33 51 63 69 73 62 31 23 24
Wind Dir          W NW NE SE SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd         13 10 12 12 11 10 11 11  9 14 21 24 20 13 16 13 13 14 21 23 19
Clouds           SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        47 24 12 13 13 18 19 20 35 39 33 33 35 23 20 15 17 10 16 13 15
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              5     5     5     5     3     2     2     4     4     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  6  7  7
Vent Rate         9  8 48 35 48 <1  6 <1 <1  6109198150 <1  8  8 <1 19176189208
T Wind Dir        W NW NE  E SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       19 17 13  8 13 10 13 13 12 13 35 37 34 12 18 17 13 21 36 33 36
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO


Date               Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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       38    58      19    45      20    54      29    60
Temp          49   39 53 53 30   19 37 43 25   20 44 51 34   29 52 55
DewPt         28   25 20 14 13    9  9 11 12   12 17 21 26   23 22 18
Max/Min RH         60    20      64    23      73    27      80    20
RH            45   58 28 22 49   64 31 26 57   71 33 31 72   78 31 23
PWind Dir          SW     W       N    NE      SE     S       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ008-172200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
350 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date             Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18
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                 63          43          74          49          73
Temp             41 46 58 62 59 48 45 44 43 49 66 74 71 60 57 53 49 54 67 73 69
DewPt            34 29 20 13 13 17 18 22 24 29 36 35 37 38 39 39 36 36 32 27 27
Min/Max RH                   14          52          24          60          18
RH               76 50 23 14 16 28 33 42 47 47 34 24 28 43 52 58 60 50 27 18 21
Wind Dir          W  N NE NE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          9  8 12  9  8 10 12 13 14 18 23 25 19 14 16 13 12 13 18 21 16
Clouds           SC FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        36 13  5  4  4  9 13 16 30 38 32 36 36 38 30 20 24 12 14 13 15
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     4     5     5     5     3     2     3     3     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4  6  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  8  7
Vent Rate         3  6 74 50 24 <1 <1 <1  3 10 83237180 <1 <1  3 <1  7174225217
T Wind Dir        W NW NE NE  E SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        9 12 19 10  6  8 11 11 14 23 32 37 34 11 12 13 10 16 33 34 35
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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       37    50      18    42      21    53      32    60
Temp          55   41 46 45 27   18 34 40 26   21 43 50 36   32 52 56
DewPt         27   24 15 12  9    5  6  8  8   10 16 19 24   23 24 20
Max/Min RH         51    22      56    22      61    25      69    22
RH            35   50 28 26 47   56 30 25 47   61 34 29 62   69 33 24
PWind Dir          SW     N      NE    NE      SE     S       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5    10       5     5

$$

TXZ008-172200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
350 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date             Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18
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                 61          41          74          48          72
Temp             41 44 55 61 58 46 43 41 42 46 63 73 71 60 56 53 48 52 64 72 69
DewPt            33 27 20 13 13 18 19 22 24 29 36 35 36 38 39 38 36 35 32 28 27
Min/Max RH                   15          56          25          64          19
RH               74 51 25 15 17 32 38 45 49 52 36 25 28 44 53 59 64 52 30 19 21
Wind Dir          W  N NE NE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          9  8 13  9  8 10 13 13 16 19 23 25 19 14 17 13 13 13 20 21 17
Clouds           SC FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        35 13  5  4  4 10 14 16 31 39 32 36 36 37 29 19 23 12 14 13 15
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     4     5     5     5     3     2     3     3     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4  6  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  8  7
Vent Rate         4  6 68 34 28 <1 <1  5  7 10 84238180  4  6  6 <1  7180225217
T Wind Dir        W NW NE NE SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        8 12 19  6  8  8 11 12 14 23 32 39 34 12 12 13  9 16 34 34 35
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO


Date               Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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       36    50      18    42      21    52      32    59
Temp          56   40 45 46 28   18 32 40 26   21 40 50 35   32 50 56
DewPt         27   24 15 13 10    6  6  8  9   10 16 20 24   23 23 20
Max/Min RH         53    23      60    23      63    27      69    23
RH            33   52 29 25 47   59 33 26 48   62 37 30 64   69 35 24
PWind Dir          SW     N      NE    NE      SE     S       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5    10       5     5

$$

TXZ006-172200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
350 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date             Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18
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                 60          33          73          39          68
Temp             31 40 55 59 55 41 36 33 33 42 62 73 67 52 47 42 39 45 62 68 63
DewPt            26 22 16 12 14 17 18 22 23 28 31 29 29 32 35 33 31 31 29 25 24
Min/Max RH                   15          73          19          75          20
RH               83 47 21 15 19 37 47 62 68 57 31 20 24 45 62 70 74 59 29 20 22
Wind Dir         NW  N NE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          9  8 10 10 12 11 12 13 14 19 26 29 21 16 16 16 14 16 23 27 21
Clouds           FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        21  6  5  4  5  8 12 20 29 32 27 26 26 21 16 13 16  8 12 11 14
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     4     5     5     5     4     2     4     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4  6  7
Vent Rate        <1  3 46 20 50 <1  6  7 <1  8 52182142 <1  8  8  6 17112195221
T Wind Dir        W  N NE SE  S SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        5  6 11  4 12  9 14 16 16 17 29 37 35 11 17 17 13 19 32 36 39
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL


Date               Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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    49      13    41      17    53      25    57
Temp          46   33 45 43 21   13 33 38 22   17 44 51 30   25 50 52
DewPt         24   21 13 11  9    5  6  9  9   10 15 17 21   20 19 16
Max/Min RH         61    22      70    25      73    23      80    21
RH            42   61 28 27 59   70 31 29 58   73 31 26 68   80 29 24
PWind Dir          SW     N      NE     E      SE     S      SW    SW
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5     5       5     5

$$

OKZ002-172200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
350 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date             Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18
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                 61          38          76          44          72
Temp             32 41 56 60 56 42 40 38 38 44 65 76 71 58 53 49 44 49 65 72 66
DewPt            25 22 16 11 12 12 17 20 23 28 32 29 31 34 35 36 32 32 30 26 25
Min/Max RH                   14          62          18          62          18
RH               75 46 20 14 17 29 38 48 54 54 29 18 23 40 49 59 61 53 27 18 21
Wind Dir         NW  N  N NE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          9 10 13  9  9 10 13 14 18 21 26 26 20 16 14 13 13 14 18 21 17
Clouds           FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        17  2  1  0  1  3  8  9 22 26 28 27 26 18 24 16 22 11 12 11 15
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     4     5     5     5     5     5     4     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6  7
Vent Rate        <1  8 95 39  3 <1 <1 <1  8 12 54131 11 <1 <1 <1 <1 10109179202
T Wind Dir        W  N  N  N SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        9 17 21  8  5  8 14 16 17 27 31 33 24 13 12 16 16 21 24 32 35
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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    43      14    39      17    52      29    57
Temp          48   30 39 38 21   14 30 36 21   18 42 49 34   29 50 52
DewPt         24   18 10  8  5    3  4  5  6    8 15 17 21   20 22 18
Max/Min RH         59    24      62    24      68    24      71    22
RH            38   59 30 28 50   62 32 28 53   65 32 28 59   71 32 26
PWind Dir           W     N      NE    NE      SE     S       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5     5       5     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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