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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
534 AM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

TXZ012-042200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
534 AM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

Date             Mon 12/04/17            Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17
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                 63          26          43          24          49
Temp             48 51 61 61 48 37 29 28 26 27 37 41 35 30 27 25 24 31 46 48 38
DewPt            33 34 26 19 13 16 17 13 12 12 11 14 15 16 15 16 15 17 16 14 14
Min/Max RH                   19          60          29          71          25
RH               56 54 26 19 24 42 60 53 55 53 33 33 43 55 60 68 68 56 29 25 37
Wind Dir         SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W SW  W  W  W NW  N NE NE
Wind Spd         10 13 18 13 14 14 16 13 11  8  5  4  4  5  5  8  8  5  9  9  8
Clouds           FW B1 SC SC SC SC B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW CL FW FW CL FW CL SC
Clouds(%)        24 57 42 38 41 47 75 85 81 68 60 45 37 11  5 10  6  1 12  4 28
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     3     3     2     5     5     3     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  5  6 <1  2  2  3  3  2  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  6 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 95 54  6 50 32 48 38 16  2 18  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 33 30 <1
T Wind Dir       SW  W NW NW  N NE NE NE NE NE NW  W SW SW  W  W  W NW NE NE NE
T Wind Spd       11 14 26 12 13 29 24 21 17  9  1  6  4  6  6  6  6  4  6  5  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               Thu 12/07/17  Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17
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       24    45      28    56      32    60      33    61
Temp          28   24 42 36 28   28 52 47 36   32 55 49 37   33 55 50
DewPt         15   13 12 11 12   16 17 16 16   16 15 19 18   18 21 21
Max/Min RH         65    26      60    21      51    18      56    21
RH            58   62 29 35 50   60 25 28 43   51 20 30 46   53 26 31
PWind Dir           N    NW       W    NW      NW    NW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-042200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
534 AM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

Date             Mon 12/04/17            Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17
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                 65          26          42          22          48
Temp             47 51 63 64 54 40 33 30 27 29 38 40 35 27 26 24 22 29 44 47 36
DewPt            32 33 25 21 18 13 16 15 13 13 12 14 15 16 15 15 14 16 16 15 15
Min/Max RH                   19          59          30          71          26
RH               56 52 23 19 25 33 50 54 56 52 34 34 43 64 64 68 71 58 32 27 42
Wind Dir          W  W  W NW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  S  W SW  W  W  W NE  E  E
Wind Spd         10 13 19 13  9 13 16 12  9  6  4  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  8
Clouds           FW B1 SC SC SC SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        17 53 40 42 46 43 75 81 75 71 63 54 47 21 13  8 11  6 19 13 36
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     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4  6 <1  2  2  3  2  2  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6 <1
Vent Rate        <1  7100 83 <1 30 38 43 22 16  8 13  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 27 33 <1
T Wind Dir        W  W  W  W NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  S SW  W  W  W  W NW  E  E NE
T Wind Spd       12 18 31 19  5 24 21 19 12  9  4  5  5  6  5  6  5  3  6  6  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               Thu 12/07/17  Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17
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       22    44      24    56      29    61      31    61
Temp          25   22 39 35 26   24 50 45 33   29 55 48 36   31 55 50
DewPt         15   14 13 12 13   15 15 16 16   16 17 18 18   18 20 21
Max/Min RH         71    28      68    19      57    18      58    20
RH            65   71 34 39 59   68 24 32 48   57 22 31 47   58 25 31
PWind Dir          NE     N       W    NW       W     W      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC FW SC   SC FW FW FW   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10     5       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-042200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
534 AM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

Date             Mon 12/04/17            Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17
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                 62          30          47          26          49
Temp             50 51 61 59 48 38 33 31 30 33 41 45 38 33 30 28 27 33 46 48 40
DewPt            35 34 24 15 12 17 16 13 11 12 11 13 14 16 15 17 16 17 15 14 14
Min/Max RH                   17          48          24          66          24
RH               55 53 24 17 23 41 48 46 44 41 29 27 37 49 53 63 63 52 28 25 34
Wind Dir         SW  W NW  N  N NE NE  N  N  N NW  W  W SW  W  W  W  W NE NE NE
Wind Spd          9 11 16 16 16 13 12 10  6  4  4  5  4  4  5  6  4  5 11 10  6
Clouds           SC SC FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        36 50 21 25 47 61 69 84 85 66 43 22 12  8  3  2  4  2 14  6 26
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              3     3     2     2     2     4     4     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6  7  2  2  2  3  2  2  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  7 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 83 96 39 46 29 43 37  8  8 28  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 52 69  2
T Wind Dir       SW  W NW NW  N  N NE  N  N NE  W  W SW SW  W  W  W NW NE  N  N
T Wind Spd       11 14 19 17 24 27 21 19 16  5  4  9  5  5  9  8  5  3 14 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               Thu 12/07/17  Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17
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    46      31    56      33    60      34    62
Temp          30   27 42 40 32   31 51 49 38   33 55 50 39   34 56 53
DewPt         16   14 12 11 14   17 17 16 16   17 17 18 19   19 21 21
Max/Min RH         58    25      56    21      50    18      54    20
RH            53   57 29 30 48   56 26 26 40   50 22 28 44   53 25 28
PWind Dir           N    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW       W     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW CL CL CL   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-042200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
534 AM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

Date             Mon 12/04/17            Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17
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                 61          29          46          25          49
Temp             51 51 60 58 48 38 33 31 29 31 39 44 37 32 29 26 25 30 45 48 40
DewPt            35 34 25 17 13 17 16 13 12 12 11 13 14 16 15 17 16 17 16 14 14
Min/Max RH                   19          50          26          70          26
RH               53 54 26 19 24 41 50 48 47 46 32 28 39 52 57 67 69 58 31 26 34
Wind Dir         SW  W NW  N  N NE NE  N  N  N NW  W  W SW SW  W  W  W NE NE NE
Wind Spd         10 12 16 14 16 13 13 10  6  4  4  5  4  5  6  6  5  5 10 10  8
Clouds           SC SC FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        32 49 22 27 45 59 73 85 83 67 46 24 13  9  3  3  4  2 14  6 26
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              3     3     2     2     2     4     4     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6  7 <1  2  2  3  3  2  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  7 <1
Vent Rate        <1  6 77 84  8 46 38 43 35  8  8 24  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 50 63  4
T Wind Dir       SW  W NW NW  N NE NE  N  N NE  W  W SW SW  W  W  W NW NE  N  N
T Wind Spd       11 14 18 16 19 27 21 19 16  5  4  9  5  5  8  8  5  2 13 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               Thu 12/07/17  Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17
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    45      30    56      33    60      34    62
Temp          31   27 41 39 31   31 51 49 37   33 54 51 39   34 55 54
DewPt         16   14 13 11 14   16 17 16 16   16 16 18 19   18 22 21
Max/Min RH         59    26      55    21      49    18      53    21
RH            54   58 31 31 49   55 27 26 42   49 22 27 44   52 27 28
PWind Dir           N    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW       W     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW CL CL CL   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-042200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
534 AM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

Date             Mon 12/04/17            Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17
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          25          44          21          46
Temp             44 43 57 55 42 33 29 28 27 29 38 42 33 26 22 21 21 27 43 45 34
DewPt            32 31 18 10 10 16 15 14 13 14 12 12 13 14 14 14 14 16 16 15 16
Min/Max RH                   16          61          27          74          28
RH               62 65 21 16 26 49 55 55 56 52 33 29 44 61 70 73 74 63 33 29 47
Wind Dir         SW  W NW  N  N NE NE NE  N NW  W  W SW SW  W  W  W NW NE NE NE
Wind Spd          9  6 16 17 16 13 12  8  4  4  4  4  4  5  6  6  5  6 11 10  8
Clouds           FW SC FW SC SC SC B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        22 26 11 31 44 49 70 81 82 48 22 15 10  2  2  2  2  3 22 16 32
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     2     2     2     3     4     4     3     3     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6  7  1  2  2  3  2  2  3  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  7 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 55 67 16 32 32 35 13  4 21 32  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 38 39 <1
T Wind Dir       SW  W  N  N  N NE NE NE NE SE SW  W SW SW  W  W  W  N NE NE NE
T Wind Spd        8  9 13 12 19 25 18 16  9  2  8  8  4  6  8  6  5  3  6  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               Thu 12/07/17  Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17
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       22    45      25    56      28    60      28    60
Temp          25   22 40 35 26   25 51 44 32   28 53 46 32   28 54 47
DewPt         16   13 13 12 13   14 17 16 15   15 16 19 17   16 20 21
Max/Min RH         71    27      62    21      58    18      60    21
RH            68   68 33 37 57   62 26 32 49   58 23 34 54   60 26 36
PWind Dir           N    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC SC B1   SC SC FW FW   FW CL CL FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     5       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-042200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
534 AM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

Date             Mon 12/04/17            Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17
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          23          48          23          47
Temp             50 47 58 55 41 34 30 27 26 29 42 46 36 30 26 24 23 30 44 46 34
DewPt            33 31 15 12 17 18 14 12 12 13 12 10 11 12 13 14 13 14 14 14 14
Min/Max RH                   17          64          22          67          26
RH               52 56 18 18 37 51 51 53 56 51 29 23 34 47 57 66 64 52 29 27 43
Wind Dir         SW  W NW NW  N  N  N NW NW  W  W NW  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          9 12 23 21 16 13 10  5  5  4  6  8  4  4  6  5  6  8 13 12  6
Clouds           B1 SC FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 SC CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW SC SC FW
Clouds(%)        57 28 10 15 29 51 54 70 73 30  2  1  0  1  7  2 11  8 33 26 25
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              3     2     2     2     4     4     3     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6  8  4  3  3  3  3  2  4  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  7 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1119164 95 68 51 27 20  5 27 50 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 85112 <1
T Wind Dir        W  W NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W SW SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        9 13 24 26 32 26 19 10  9  3  8 10  4  5  6  6  6  5 14 18  5
RFTI              0  0  2  1  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


Date               Thu 12/07/17  Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17
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    45      28    56      30    60      30    60
Temp          26   23 40 34 28   29 50 43 33   30 53 46 34   30 53 46
DewPt         14   11 10 12 20   18 17 16 14   15 17 18 18   17 19 22
Max/Min RH         62    25      70    21      53    18      57    21
RH            59   60 29 40 69   62 27 33 46   53 24 32 51   57 26 37
PWind Dir          NW    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW       W     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC SC FW   FW CL CL CL   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     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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