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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
252 AM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

TXZ012-152200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
252 AM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

Date             Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18
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                 31           8          30          11          43
Temp          33 29 29 31 31 24 20 16 13  9 10 23 30 25 17 15 12 11 18 34 43 35
DewPt         20 20 24 22 16 10  5  2  2  1  1  1  2  3  1 -1  1  0  5  8 13 12
Min/Max RH                   52          72          29          63          28
RH            58 69 81 69 53 54 51 53 61 69 66 38 29 38 49 48 60 60 56 33 29 38
Wind Dir       S  W NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  W SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd      10  9 20 23 19 17 11 10  8  8  5  4  4  5  8 10 11 10 12 13 13 10
Clouds        FW SC B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     14 30 83 92 82 78 84 76 61 44 30 25 20 10  4  5  4  7  5 11  7 15
PoP 12HR                     10          10          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     2     2     2     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  2  3  4  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1 47 72 80 51 51 39 33 18 12 21 21  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 50 48 <1
T Wind Dir    SW  W NE NE NE NE NE NE  N NE NE  N NW  E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S
T Wind Spd    11  8 35 27 23 19 19 14 12 10  9  8  6  3  6 10 11 10 10 23 18  9
RFTI           0  0  1  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18
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       21    54      30    68      38    63      28    46
Temp          24   21 43 46 33   30 58 58 45   38 58 53 37   28 41 38
DewPt         13   13 19 21 21   20 22 21 22   22 24 22 17   19 16 12
Max/Min RH         74    26      66    17      52    21      68    27
RH            62   71 38 37 61   66 25 23 40   52 27 29 44   68 36 34
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0      10     5

$$

TXZ016-152200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
252 AM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

Date             Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18
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                 33           7          32          11          42
Temp          32 27 29 33 33 26 19 14 11  9 11 25 32 27 18 15 12 11 17 33 42 35
DewPt         19 20 23 23 20 14  9  5  4  4  3  4  7  7  7  5  7  5  8 10 16 15
Min/Max RH                   53          83          34          80          33
RH            60 74 80 66 57 60 64 67 73 80 69 40 34 43 61 66 80 75 67 38 34 44
Wind Dir      SW  W  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd      10  9 19 23 19 17 10  9  5  5  4  4  5  5  6  6  8  9 11 13 13  9
Clouds        FW FW B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      7 13 75 88 87 83 87 80 77 56 41 37 23 15  6  5  6 10  6 18  7 19
PoP 12HR                     10          10          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     2     2     2     2     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  2  3  4  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1 42 70 63 51 30 25 23 10  6  3 14  3 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 36 38 <1
T Wind Dir    SW  W NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E NW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd    12  9 32 32 20 19 13 11 10  5  3  1  4  5  5  6  8  8 10 20 17  8
RFTI           0  0  0  2  0  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 NO


Date               Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18
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       18    54      29    68      35    60      25    46
Temp          21   18 44 47 32   29 58 60 42   35 56 51 34   26 40 39
DewPt         14   14 20 21 20   18 22 21 20   21 23 18 13   15 13 12
Max/Min RH         88    27      67    17      56    22      64    27
RH            76   84 38 35 62   65 25 23 42   56 27 28 41   63 33 33
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W    NW
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     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ008-152200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
252 AM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

Date             Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18
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                 31           8          29          13          44
Temp          34 28 28 30 31 24 18 14 11  8  9 21 29 24 17 16 15 13 18 35 44 37
DewPt         22 22 25 20 13  8  3  1  1 -1 -1 -1  0  1  0 -2 -1  0  4  8 13 12
Min/Max RH                   45          67          28          59          27
RH            60 78 90 67 48 51 51 55 62 65 62 36 28 35 45 45 49 55 54 32 28 35
Wind Dir      SW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NW SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd       5  8 17 18 14 13 10  8  6  5  4  4  4  4  6  8 10  8 10 12 13  9
Clouds        FW SC OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     19 41 90 92 89 83 79 72 49 27 23 21 14  8  6  3  2  4  4  9  6 12
PoP 12HR                     20          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Flurries               IS
Snow                 S
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     2     2     2     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  2  4  4  4  3  4  3  2  2  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1 39 88 84 60 57 46 33 18 16 18 14  2 <1  4  5 <1 <1 44 60 <1
T Wind Dir    SW  W NE NE  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N NW SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S
T Wind Spd     6  5 29 28 24 19 20 14 11 10  9  6  4  3  5  9 11 11 10 20 19  9
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               Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18
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       24    54      31    67      42    64      31    46
Temp          27   24 43 47 35   31 57 60 48   42 59 55 40   32 42 40
DewPt         13   14 20 20 22   21 22 22 23   24 25 22 18   20 17 13
Max/Min RH         69    26      65    18      48    22      62    28
RH            54   66 38 34 59   65 25 23 37   48 27 27 41   59 36 32
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0      10     5

$$

TXZ008-152200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
252 AM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

Date             Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18
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                 30           7          29          13          44
Temp          34 30 27 26 29 24 19 15 12  8  9 19 29 26 19 16 15 13 17 33 44 38
DewPt         22 22 25 21 14  9  4  1  0 -1  0 -1  2  1  1 -1  0  1  5  8 14 13
Min/Max RH                   49          72          30          61          29
RH            59 71 92 79 53 51 51 53 59 67 66 41 30 33 45 46 53 57 58 35 29 35
Wind Dir      SW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  W SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd       6  6 18 18 16 13 10  8  5  5  4  4  4  4  8  9 10  9 11 13 13  9
Clouds        FW SC OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     18 42 90 91 87 85 80 75 54 30 27 22 16  9  5  3  3  4  4 10  6 13
PoP 12HR                     20          10           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Flurries               IS
Snow                 S
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     2     2     2     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  2  4  4  4  3  4  3  2  2  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1 39 91 84 60 48 42 27 16 11 18 11  2 <1  4  5 <1  5 48 60 <1
T Wind Dir    SW  W NE NE NE  N NE  N NE NE NE  N NW SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S
T Wind Spd     8  6 29 29 24 19 18 13 10  9  8  6  3  3  5  9 11 10 10 21 19  9
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               Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18
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       23    54      32    67      41    63      30    45
Temp          28   23 43 50 38   32 56 62 50   42 58 56 40   30 40 41
DewPt         13   14 20 21 22   20 22 22 23   24 25 22 17   20 17 13
Max/Min RH         71    27      62    18      49    21      65    29
RH            53   68 40 32 52   62 26 22 34   48 28 26 40   64 39 32
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0      10     5

$$

TXZ006-152200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
252 AM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

Date             Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18
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                 30           7          31          13          44
Temp          29 25 26 29 29 23 17 15 11  9 12 24 31 24 16 15 13 13 18 36 44 35
DewPt         22 23 24 22 16 11  7  5  4  2  3  4  6  7  8  6  8  7 12 14 17 17
Min/Max RH                   52          82          34          82          32
RH            74 94 95 75 56 58 63 65 74 74 67 41 35 47 70 67 81 78 75 40 33 48
Wind Dir       W  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd       8 16 25 21 16 16  9  6  4  4  4  5  6  6  6  8  9  9 11 14 13  9
Clouds        FW B1 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     24 67 93 96 94 84 78 79 76 53 42 27 12  7  5 10  5 10  7 14  6 15
PoP 12HR                     20          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Flurries         IS    IS
Snow                 S
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     2     2     2     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1  1  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  1  1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1
Vent Rate     <1 24 73 84 71 36 33 24 21  6  4  8 19  3 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 29 32 <1
T Wind Dir     W  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  E  E SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd     9 27 33 26 19 13 12  9  6  6  4  2  5  5  6  6  8  9 11 21 17  8
RFTI           0  0  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18
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       20    56      27    67      35    58      24    44
Temp          25   20 49 47 32   27 57 57 42   35 54 46 32   24 40 37
DewPt         17   14 19 19 19   16 20 22 21   22 24 18 14   15 15 10
Max/Min RH         83    24      66    17      59    24      68    28
RH            72   77 31 33 58   63 24 25 43   59 31 33 48   68 36 32
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W    NW
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     0       0     0      10     5

$$

OKZ002-152200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
252 AM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

Date             Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18
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                 29           4          29          10          45
Temp          30 24 24 25 28 22 16 12  7  6  7 21 29 21 12 11 10 10 15 34 45 35
DewPt         23 24 23 17  8  5  3  1  1 -1 -1 -1  0  1  1 -2  1  3  8 12 16 15
Min/Max RH                   40          79          28          76          30
RH            77100 97 70 43 48 56 59 76 71 69 38 28 40 60 56 66 72 73 39 31 43
Wind Dir      NW NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N SW SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  S  S
Wind Spd       6 17 17 17 13 13  9  8  4  4  3  4  4  4  6  8  9  8 11 13 13  8
Clouds        SC B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 SC FW FW FW CL FW FW CL CL FW CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     47 86 97 96 90 75 82 47 25 20  8  5  6  6  2  3  7  2  3  8  6 11
PoP 12HR                     20          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Flurries               IS
Snow              S  S
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1  1  3  4  4  3  3  3  1 <1  2  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1
Vent Rate     <1 24 55 78 84 48 42 33  6  3  6 23 20 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 23 38 <1
T Wind Dir    SW NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S
T Wind Spd     4 27 25 23 24 18 16 12  6  5  4  6  5  5  5  6  8  9 10 17 17  6
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               Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18
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       21    57      28    66      37    61      26    43
Temp          25   21 47 47 32   28 56 57 44   38 56 51 34   27 39 36
DewPt         16   15 20 19 20   17 22 23 23   24 26 23 18   18 18 13
Max/Min RH         82    23      66    19      61    25      71    33
RH            68   77 34 33 62   63 26 27 43   58 31 33 52   69 42 38
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W    NW
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 B1 SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0      10     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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