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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
436 AM CDT Thu May 18 2017

TXZ012-182200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
436 AM CDT Thu May 18 2017

Date             Thu 05/18/17            Fri 05/19/17            Sat 05/20/17
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          51          77          44          68
Temp             56 73 82 84 79 65 59 54 52 62 71 76 75 61 52 46 45 51 58 67 66
DewPt            30 34 35 33 33 34 34 37 42 42 38 34 32 35 38 37 40 38 38 37 37
Min/Max RH                   16          69          20          82          32
RH               37 24 18 16 19 31 39 52 69 48 30 22 21 38 59 71 82 61 47 33 34
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  W  W NW  N  N  N NW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE
Wind Spd         10 11 13 18 16  8  5  8  8 10  5 11 12  9 11 12 13 13 10  8  9
Clouds           FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC FW SC SC FW SC FW SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        10 12 25 35 32 41 32 48 69 29 23 26 38 22 33 23 43 18 25 14 23
PoP 12HR                     10          10          10          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     4     3     3     3     4     4     4     3
Mix Hgt          <1  2 11 13 13 <1 <1  2  1  4  8 11 11 <1 <1  2  2  3  4  4  4
Vent Rate        <1 28284338225 <1 <1 30 14 39 56110121 <1 <1 36 32 43 46 40 25
T Wind Dir        S  W SW SW SW  N  N  N  N  N  W SW SW  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E
T Wind Spd       10 16 31 29 20  4  2 23 16 12  8 11 12  5  8 27 24 19 14 11  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          Sun 05/21/17 Mon 05/22/17 Tue 05/23/17 Wed 05/24/17
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      78      54      77      53      71      49      74
Temp          53 48 72 76 60 54 74 73 57 53 67 66 53 49 67 71
DewPt         40 44 45 44 46 50 51 51 52 49 47 42 43 44 43 42
Max/Min RH         86      30      86      40      88      38      83      32
RH            61 86 38 32 60 86 44 46 83 86 49 42 69 83 42 35
PWind Dir           E       S       S       S       E       N       N      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12HR            5      10      20      30      30      10      10      10
Rain Shwrs                IS IS SC SC SC SC
Tstms                     IS IS SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ016-182200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
436 AM CDT Thu May 18 2017

Date             Thu 05/18/17            Fri 05/19/17            Sat 05/20/17
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                 80          47          76          43          68
Temp             52 69 77 80 77 62 57 51 47 60 71 76 73 58 51 47 43 52 60 66 67
DewPt            28 33 34 33 29 31 32 31 34 35 32 28 26 25 26 35 36 38 37 36 37
Min/Max RH                   17          60          16          76          31
RH               39 26 21 18 17 32 39 46 60 39 24 17 17 28 37 63 76 59 43 33 33
Wind Dir         SW  W SW SW  W  W NW NW  N  N  W SW  W NW  N  N  N  N NE NE  E
Wind Spd          8 13 14 18 16  6  6  8  6  8  6 13 14 10 12 12 11 12  8  5  5
Clouds           FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        11 13 25 37 40 49 30 50 48 23 19 22 25 17 25 22 29 18 20 13 20
PoP 12HR                      5          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     4     4     3     2     4     5     5     5     4
Mix Hgt          <1  6 10 12 14 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  9 11 12 <1 <1  1  2  2  3  4  3
Vent Rate        <1126240264270  1 <1 <1  3 20 99143150 <1 <1 20 26 26 39 28 21
T Wind Dir       SW  W SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N SW SW SW  W NW  N  N NE NE  E  E
T Wind Spd       10 24 27 25 23  2  6  8  6  5 12 14 14  4  6 23 19 19 14  9  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          Sun 05/21/17 Mon 05/22/17 Tue 05/23/17 Wed 05/24/17
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      79      52      80      51      72      48      75
Temp          53 48 72 76 59 53 75 72 57 51 68 68 53 48 69 73
DewPt         39 43 45 41 43 49 52 48 47 48 46 42 43 43 44 42
Max/Min RH         83      27      88      35      89      36      83      31
RH            59 83 38 28 55 88 44 42 68 89 44 39 69 83 40 33
PWind Dir          SE       S       S       S      NW      NE       E       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
PoP 12HR            0      10      10      30      30      10      10      10
Rain Shwrs                      SC SC SC SC
Tstms                           SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ008-182200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
436 AM CDT Thu May 18 2017

Date             Thu 05/18/17            Fri 05/19/17            Sat 05/20/17
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          54          77          47          71
Temp             57 74 84 87 82 69 64 57 55 65 73 77 73 64 55 50 47 55 63 70 69
DewPt            33 37 37 33 35 32 36 45 44 44 40 37 37 38 40 40 41 38 39 38 38
Min/Max RH                   15          69          24          80          30
RH               39 26 19 15 18 26 35 64 67 47 30 24 27 38 57 68 80 53 41 31 32
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  W  W NW  N NW  N NW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE
Wind Spd          8 10 11 16 13  6  4  5  6  8  5  8  8  8 11 12 11 12 10  8  8
Clouds           CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         5 15 25 46 35 40 45 41 69 58 26 31 49 39 37 30 35 17 30 13 19
PoP 12HR                     10          10          20          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0           0
Rain Shwrs                               IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                    IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1  2  8 14 12 <1 <1  2  2  3  9 11 10 <1 <1  2  2  2  5  6  4
Vent Rate        <1 21169350228 <1 <1 32 18 26 60 94 58  1  7 41 38 39 56 44 28
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW NW NW  N  N  N  W SW SW NE  N  N  N  N  N NE NE
T Wind Spd        5 16 25 28 21  6  1 24 12 10  8  9  6  4 14 25 21 18 13  9  8
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          Sun 05/21/17 Mon 05/22/17 Tue 05/23/17 Wed 05/24/17
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      78      55      77      54      72      51      75
Temp          56 50 73 75 61 56 75 73 59 54 69 68 57 52 70 73
DewPt         41 44 44 43 48 50 52 51 53 48 46 42 45 45 43 43
Max/Min RH         79      29      82      40      84      37      80      32
RH            57 79 35 32 61 80 46 46 79 79 44 39 64 77 38 34
PWind Dir           E       S      SE       S       E       N       N      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12HR            5      10      20      30      30      10      10      10
Rain Shwrs                IS IS SC SC SC SC
Tstms                     IS IS SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ008-182200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
436 AM CDT Thu May 18 2017

Date             Thu 05/18/17            Fri 05/19/17            Sat 05/20/17
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                 86          53          77          46          70
Temp             58 73 83 86 81 69 63 56 54 63 72 77 74 64 54 49 46 53 60 69 69
DewPt            33 37 37 35 35 33 36 44 43 44 40 36 36 37 40 39 41 38 39 38 38
Min/Max RH                   17          68          23          82          31
RH               38 27 20 17 19 26 36 64 66 50 31 23 25 37 59 70 82 57 46 32 32
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  N NW  N NW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE
Wind Spd          9 10 12 16 14  8  4  5  6  8  5  9  9  8 11 12 11 12 10  8  8
Clouds           FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         8 10 24 48 34 43 44 41 65 55 26 31 47 36 33 27 37 16 29 12 18
PoP 12HR                     10          10          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0           0
Rain Shwrs                               IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                    IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     4     3     3     3     3     4     4     3
Mix Hgt          <1  2  8 14 13 <1 <1  2  1  3  9 11 10 <1 <1  2  2  2  5  6  5
Vent Rate        <1 21165338238 <1 <1 33  9 27 68 98 67  2  9 35 38 32 54 35 28
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW NW NW  N  N  N  W SW SW NE  N  N  N  N NE NE NE
T Wind Spd        5 16 25 28 21  5  2 24 10 10  9 10  8  4 20 26 21 18 13  6  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          Sun 05/21/17 Mon 05/22/17 Tue 05/23/17 Wed 05/24/17
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      78      55      77      54      71      51      75
Temp          56 50 72 75 61 56 74 73 59 54 67 67 56 52 70 73
DewPt         41 44 44 44 47 50 53 51 53 48 46 42 45 44 44 43
Max/Min RH         79      30      82      41      85      38      78      32
RH            58 79 37 33 60 81 48 46 80 79 47 41 65 76 39 34
PWind Dir           E       S       S       S       E       N       N      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12HR            5      10      20      30      30      10      10      10
Rain Shwrs                IS IS SC SC SC SC
Tstms                     IS IS SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ006-182200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
436 AM CDT Thu May 18 2017

Date             Thu 05/18/17            Fri 05/19/17            Sat 05/20/17
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                 79          45          72          41          67
Temp             50 68 76 79 75 60 54 50 46 60 69 72 70 57 48 44 41 51 59 66 66
DewPt            34 38 35 29 25 28 31 38 39 40 34 31 29 32 37 37 37 38 37 38 38
Min/Max RH                   15          78          21          85          34
RH               54 33 22 16 15 30 41 64 78 47 27 22 22 39 66 76 84 61 43 35 36
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N NW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E
Wind Spd          8 13 17 20 19  9  9  8  8  9  6  9 12 13 13 12 11 12  6  5  6
Clouds           FW SC SC FW FW SC B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        15 36 33 23 16 38 56 45 63 47 49 34 44 39 30 23 27 15 24 13 29
PoP 12HR                      5          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     5     5     3     3     4     4     4     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1  5 10 13 12 <1 <1  2  1  3  9 11 12 <1  2  1  1  2  5  7  7
Vent Rate        <1115276363322 <1  5 26  6 18108143150 <1 39 17 18 30 18 21 14
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW NW NW  N  N NW SW SW SW  S  N  N  N  N  N  W  E
T Wind Spd        9 26 33 33 31  6 11 19  6  6 13 14 14  2 29 19 17 17  3  3  2
RFTI              0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 05/21/17 Mon 05/22/17 Tue 05/23/17 Wed 05/24/17
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       45      78      51      76      50      69      46      74
Temp          51 46 72 75 57 52 72 70 54 50 65 63 51 47 68 71
DewPt         40 41 43 41 44 46 51 46 47 45 43 41 42 42 42 41
Max/Min RH         83      27      83      37      84      37      86      31
RH            66 83 35 29 62 81 47 42 79 83 44 44 72 83 38 34
PWind Dir          SE       S       S       S      NE       N       N      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12HR            5      10      30      20      20      10      10      10
Rain Shwrs                SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms                     SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

OKZ002-182200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
436 AM CDT Thu May 18 2017

Date             Thu 05/18/17            Fri 05/19/17            Sat 05/20/17
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          49          73          43          68
Temp             52 68 79 82 78 62 56 53 49 60 71 73 71 58 50 46 43 53 60 67 67
DewPt            37 43 40 37 31 32 45 45 44 45 40 39 38 41 41 40 38 39 39 39 37
Min/Max RH                   18          83          28          86          32
RH               55 41 25 20 18 32 66 74 83 57 32 29 30 53 70 79 82 60 45 36 33
Wind Dir          E  S  S SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  6 11 17 17  8 10  9  9 10 10  8  9 11 13 13 12 13 10  8  8
Clouds           SC SC B1 SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 B2 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        39 34 51 41 16 27 54 51 55 70 47 47 50 52 38 34 33 15 30 12 19
PoP 12HR                     10          10          20          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0           0
Rain Shwrs                               IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                    IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     6     6     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1  1 10 12  8 <1  1  2 <1  3  8 10 12 <1  2  2  2  3  3  6  6
Vent Rate        <1  7290372218 <1 21 40  5 20 68 90 92 <1 52 26 32 35 30 30 24
T Wind Dir        S SW  S SW SW  W  N  N  N NW SW  W SW NE  N  N  N  N  N NW  N
T Wind Spd        4  8 33 34 29 10 24 23 11  9 10 10  9  9 29 19 18 16 11  5  4
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          Sun 05/21/17 Mon 05/22/17 Tue 05/23/17 Wed 05/24/17
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      77      52      77      50      69      48      74
Temp          52 47 73 74 57 53 74 71 55 50 68 64 53 49 71 72
DewPt         41 42 46 44 48 49 50 47 49 46 44 40 44 44 43 43
Max/Min RH         83      32      89      37      88      37      86      33
RH            66 81 38 34 70 86 44 43 79 85 42 41 71 83 37 35
PWind Dir           E       S      SE      SW       N       N      NW      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12HR            5      20      30      20      20      10      10       5
Rain Shwrs          IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms               IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

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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