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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
447 AM CST Sun Nov 12 2017

TXZ012-122200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
447 AM CST Sun Nov 12 2017

Date             Sun 11/12/17            Mon 11/13/17            Tue 11/14/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          43          64          48          78
Temp             44 45 52 56 49 44 44 44 43 49 57 64 57 50 48 48 48 55 71 78 67
DewPt            41 41 41 40 40 41 41 42 43 45 46 47 47 49 48 48 48 49 48 44 43
Min/Max RH                   55         100          54         100          30
RH               89 86 66 55 71 89 89 93100 86 67 54 69 96100100100 80 44 30 42
Wind Dir          N  N NE NE  E SE SE  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd         13 13 10  8  5  6  6  8  9 11 13 14 11 11 11 11 11 12 13 14 10
Clouds           OV OV B1 SC SC B1 OV OV OV OV B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        99 94 59 46 29 58 92100100 89 66 47 43 53 57 54 28  5  6  6 17
PoP 12HR                      5          20           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
Drizzle                             O  O
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt           2  2  2  2  2  2  1  1  1  2  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  6 <1
Vent Rate        27 23 17 16 11  9  7  7  9 24 34 34  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 10121 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N NE NE  E SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW
T Wind Spd       20 17 12  9  8  6  8  8 10 18 19 19 11  9  9  9  9  9 11 25  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               Wed 11/15/17  Thu 11/16/17  Fri 11/17/17  Sat 11/18/17
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       47    62      40    73      47    69      34    61
Temp          54   47 59 53 41   41 66 64 52   47 64 55 39   35 55 51
DewPt         42   40 34 35 36   35 37 35 34   30 28 21 19   21 21 25
Max/Min RH         76    35      85    26      53    19      56    22
RH            64   76 39 50 82   79 34 34 50   51 25 26 44   56 26 36
PWind Dir           W     N      SE    SW      SW    NW       E     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-122200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
447 AM CST Sun Nov 12 2017

Date             Sun 11/12/17            Mon 11/13/17            Tue 11/14/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          43          64          46          78
Temp             42 45 54 58 52 44 44 44 44 48 58 64 58 48 46 47 46 53 71 78 68
DewPt            40 40 39 38 40 41 41 42 42 44 45 46 47 48 46 47 46 49 47 42 42
Min/Max RH                   47          93          51         100          28
RH               95 82 57 47 65 89 89 93 93 86 62 51 67 98100100100 86 42 28 40
Wind Dir          N  N NE  E SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW
Wind Spd         11 12  9  6  5  5  5  8  8 10 13 14 10 12 11 11 10 11 13 16 10
Clouds           OV OV SC SC SC B1 OV OV OV OV B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)       100 88 34 34 38 56 96100 98 88 61 47 42 59 58 58 36  8 12 10 17
PoP 12HR                      0          10           5           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     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt           1  1  2  3 <1  2  2  2  2  2  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5 <1
Vent Rate        13 11 22 20  3 14 12 17 17 21 26 26  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 34130 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N NE  E SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW
T Wind Spd       14 12 12  9  6 10  9 12 12 16 19 19 12 12 12 12 11 10 19 29 10
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               Wed 11/15/17  Thu 11/16/17  Fri 11/17/17  Sat 11/18/17
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       45    62      39    73      46    67      34    62
Temp          52   45 58 53 40   41 67 64 50   46 64 56 39   34 57 54
DewPt         39   35 34 34 35   36 37 33 34   29 29 24 21   22 23 26
Max/Min RH         69    34      89    25      54    22      61    23
RH            61   69 40 49 82   84 33 32 54   51 27 30 49   61 27 35
PWind Dir           W    NE      SE    SW      SW    NW       W     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-122200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
447 AM CST Sun Nov 12 2017

Date             Sun 11/12/17            Mon 11/13/17            Tue 11/14/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          45          65          52          77
Temp             44 46 52 56 51 47 46 45 46 52 58 65 61 54 53 52 52 58 70 77 69
DewPt            42 41 41 40 40 41 41 41 43 45 46 46 47 49 49 49 48 49 47 44 43
Min/Max RH                   56          89          50          90          31
RH               94 83 67 56 66 80 84 85 89 78 64 50 61 83 86 88 86 71 44 31 39
Wind Dir          N  N NE NE  E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd          9 10  9  6  5  4  4  4  6 10 12 13  9 11  9 10  8 10 10 13  9
Clouds           OV OV B2 SC FW B1 B2 OV OV OV B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)       100 94 73 48 23 51 85100 93 89 68 52 42 54 45 30 26  2  5  4 17
PoP 12HR                      0          10           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt           2  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  1  2  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4 <1
Vent Rate        24 20 20 16 11  9  8  6 10 34 48 45  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  9 60 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N NE NE  E SE SE  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       18 14 11  9  8  6  5  6 11 19 21 20 10  9  9 10 10  9 10 19  5
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               Wed 11/15/17  Thu 11/16/17  Fri 11/17/17  Sat 11/18/17
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       49    62      42    74      50    70      36    62
Temp          55   49 58 55 44   43 65 66 54   50 65 59 41   36 56 54
DewPt         42   39 35 34 36   35 37 35 34   31 25 19 19   21 20 24
Max/Min RH         69    36      78    25      50    15      54    21
RH            60   68 42 45 74   73 35 32 47   49 22 21 41   54 24 31
PWind Dir           W    NE      SE    SW      SW    NW       N    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-122200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
447 AM CST Sun Nov 12 2017

Date             Sun 11/12/17            Mon 11/13/17            Tue 11/14/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          44          65          51          77
Temp             45 45 51 56 51 46 45 45 46 51 57 65 60 54 52 51 51 56 69 77 69
DewPt            42 41 40 40 40 41 41 41 43 45 46 46 47 49 49 49 48 48 47 44 43
Min/Max RH                   56          90          52          91          31
RH               89 86 67 56 65 83 88 89 89 82 67 52 62 83 88 91 89 75 45 31 39
Wind Dir          N  N NE NE  E SE SE  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          9 11  9  8  5  5  4  4  6 11 13 13  9 11 10 11 10 11 11 13  9
Clouds           OV OV B1 SC FW B1 B2 OV OV OV B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC FW CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)       100 93 68 46 22 51 86100 94 89 66 51 42 54 46 33 25  3  6  4 18
PoP 12HR                      0          10           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt           2  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  1  2  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4 <1
Vent Rate        23 20 20 16 12  9  8  7 10 34 45 43  5  4  4  5 <1  5 10 77 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N NE NE  E SE SE  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W SW
T Wind Spd       17 14 11  9  9  6  5  8 11 19 20 19 10  8  9 11 10 10 11 23  6
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               Wed 11/15/17  Thu 11/16/17  Fri 11/17/17  Sat 11/18/17
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       47    61      41    73      49    69      35    62
Temp          55   48 56 55 43   42 65 66 55   49 63 58 41   35 55 54
DewPt         41   39 34 34 36   35 37 34 34   30 27 21 20   21 21 25
Max/Min RH         73    36      81    26      49    17      56    22
RH            59   73 44 46 77   77 35 31 45   49 26 24 42   56 26 31
PWind Dir           W    NE      SE    SW      SW    NW       N    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-122200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
447 AM CST Sun Nov 12 2017

Date             Sun 11/12/17            Mon 11/13/17            Tue 11/14/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 59          39          66          42          80
Temp             39 44 55 59 50 40 39 41 41 48 59 66 58 48 45 44 43 54 73 80 67
DewPt            39 39 37 36 38 39 38 39 41 44 43 43 44 45 44 43 41 40 39 37 36
Min/Max RH                   43         100          43          99          21
RH               99 82 51 43 63 95 97 95 99 85 56 43 58 89 98 97 93 60 29 21 32
Wind Dir          N  N NE  E SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW
Wind Spd         10 10  8  6  6  5  5  8 10 13 16 14  9 10  8  9  8  8 12 13  9
Clouds           OV B1 FW SC SC SC B2 OV OV OV B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)       100 62 24 32 28 45 76100100 90 56 53 42 41 32 18 19  4 11  4 22
PoP 12HR                      0           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     4     5     5     5     3     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1  1  3  3 <1 <1 <1  1  2  2  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5 <1
Vent Rate        10 11 28 27  3  3  7 13 29 28 32 27 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 51 90 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N NE  E  E SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W SW
T Wind Spd       13 12 12  9  6  6 11 14 21 20 23 19  8 10 10  8  8  8 19 20  6
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               Wed 11/15/17  Thu 11/16/17  Fri 11/17/17  Sat 11/18/17
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       43    60      37    73      42    66      30    61
Temp          49   43 56 50 37   38 67 63 46   42 61 53 34   30 54 52
DewPt         32   32 31 32 33   32 35 31 30   29 24 23 18   20 22 26
Max/Min RH         65    33      84    23      59    19      66    24
RH            52   65 38 50 84   78 31 30 53   59 25 32 52   66 28 36
PWind Dir          NW    NE      SE    SW      SW    NW       N    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW SC SC   FW SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-122200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
447 AM CST Sun Nov 12 2017

Date             Sun 11/12/17            Mon 11/13/17            Tue 11/14/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          42          65          42          75
Temp             41 42 50 55 48 42 42 42 42 49 56 65 57 49 47 44 42 49 66 75 63
DewPt            40 39 39 39 39 39 39 40 41 44 46 45 46 46 45 44 41 41 42 41 42
Min/Max RH                   56          95          49         100          29
RH               97 88 65 56 71 89 89 93 95 83 69 49 67 90 93100 96 73 42 29 47
Wind Dir          N  N NE  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW SE
Wind Spd          9 10  6  6  5  4  5  6  9 13 16 13  8  8  8  8  5  6  8  8  5
Clouds           OV B2 SC SC FW SC B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)       100 80 42 42 23 47 71 95 96 83 58 44 30 35 27 17 22  3  6  3 17
PoP 12HR                      0           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     3     4     5     5     3     3     4     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  1  2  1  1  2  1  1  2  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1  4  7  8  6  6 17 10 14 27 36 30 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 20 <1
T Wind Dir       NW  N  N NE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  S SW  E
T Wind Spd        5  9  8  5  6  6 12 11 16 20 20 17  6  6  6  5  5  4  3  6  5
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               Wed 11/15/17  Thu 11/16/17  Fri 11/17/17  Sat 11/18/17
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       42    59      37    71      44    67      30    60
Temp          49   43 53 49 37   37 63 61 50   45 60 52 34   30 53 50
DewPt         40   34 33 32 33   34 37 34 31   29 24 19 19   20 21 24
Max/Min RH         75    37      88    28      53    17      65    24
RH            70   72 46 53 84   88 38 36 49   52 25 27 52   65 28 36
PWind Dir          NW    NE      SE     S      SW    NW      NW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW 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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