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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
422 AM CDT Sun Mar 19 2017

TXZ012-192200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
422 AM CDT Sun Mar 19 2017

Date             Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17            Tue 03/21/17
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                 92          51          88          49          82
Temp             55 64 82 90 85 69 61 55 51 62 79 87 83 66 58 53 49 59 74 81 76
DewPt            49 49 36 22 22 26 28 30 28 29 26 25 26 29 35 36 36 39 39 39 39
Min/Max RH                    8          41          10          63          22
RH               80 58 19  8 10 20 28 38 41 28 14 10 12 25 42 52 61 47 28 22 26
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  S  S SW  W  N  N NE  E
Wind Spd         10 13 16 19 13 10 12 12 10  9  9 11  9  5 12 12  9 10  8  8 12
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC B1 SC FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        12  6 11 15 10  3  7 11 12 15 21 23 35 55 50 55 48 23 38 29 36
PoP 12HR                      5           5           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              6     6     6     5     5     5     5     5     5     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  8 16 13 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 10 17 13 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  3
Vent Rate        <1  8128279238 <1 <1 <1 <1  4160264125 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 14 24 36
T Wind Dir       SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  E  S SW  W  N  N NE  E
T Wind Spd        8 18 18 20 21  5  8 10  8  9 18 18 11  0  6 11  6 16 10  6 13
RFTI              0  0  0  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO CL CL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag                W  W  W


Date          Wed 03/22/17 Thu 03/23/17 Fri 03/24/17 Sat 03/25/17
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       42      72      49      78      44      69      40      72
Temp          52 42 65 69 55 49 71 73 52 44 63 65 47 40 64 68
DewPt         42 39 41 38 41 42 37 30 29 27 28 24 29 28 27 23
Max/Min RH         89      30      77      18      51      19      62      16
RH            69 89 41 32 59 77 29 20 41 51 26 21 49 62 24 18
PWind Dir           E       E      SE      SW      SW      NW      NW      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       5      10      20      20      10       5       0
Rain Shwrs                      IS IS IS IS
Tstms                           IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ016-192200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
422 AM CDT Sun Mar 19 2017

Date             Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17            Tue 03/21/17
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                 89          48          86          48          85
Temp             52 60 78 87 82 66 58 52 48 59 77 85 81 65 57 52 48 59 76 84 79
DewPt            46 40 27 22 24 28 28 28 32 29 23 25 23 30 29 32 30 35 33 29 26
Min/Max RH                    9          53          10          54          13
RH               80 47 15  9 12 24 31 39 53 32 13 11 12 27 34 46 49 40 21 14 15
Wind Dir         SW SW  W  W  W SW  W  W  W  W NW SW SW SW  S SW  W NW NW  W SW
Wind Spd          9 13 17 19 13  8  9  6 10  8  8 11 10  8  9  9  8  8  5  8  8
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)         9  8  9 14 14 16  7  9 12 20 28 31 49 57 50 44 33 18 25 22 48
PoP 12HR                      5           5           5          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              6     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 14 16 15 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 13 17 15 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 10 15 15
Vent Rate        <1  9243295290 <1 <1 <1 <1  3169198145 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 86145131
T Wind Dir       SW SW  W  W  W SW  W SW  W NW  W  W SW SW  W SW  W  N  W  W SW
T Wind Spd        9 19 20 21 23  5  6  6  6  6 14 13 11  4  6  6  9 13 10 11 10
RFTI              0  0  1  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1
RFTI Category    NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL
Red Flag                W  W  W


Date          Wed 03/22/17 Thu 03/23/17 Fri 03/24/17 Sat 03/25/17
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       43      78      48      78      42      69      37      74
Temp          53 43 69 74 55 48 71 73 51 42 62 65 45 37 65 70
DewPt         39 39 40 31 35 40 30 21 24 24 25 21 25 25 25 20
Max/Min RH         86      20      74      13      49      17      61      14
RH            59 86 35 20 47 74 22 14 35 49 24 18 45 61 22 15
PWind Dir          SE      SE       S      SW       W      NW      NW      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC FW CL FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       5       5       5      10      10       0       0

$$

TXZ008-192200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
422 AM CDT Sun Mar 19 2017

Date             Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17            Tue 03/21/17
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                 94          54          90          48          79
Temp             53 65 83 92 88 71 63 58 54 65 81 89 84 66 58 53 48 57 72 78 74
DewPt            46 49 39 25 21 24 26 26 26 28 28 25 28 28 36 34 37 41 42 40 41
Min/Max RH                    8          35          10          69          25
RH               77 54 21  9  9 17 24 29 34 25 14 10 13 23 43 48 66 54 34 26 30
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  S SE SW  N NE NE NE  E
Wind Spd          5 11 13 16 11 11 11 10  9  8  8  9  6  6 10 10  5  8  6  9 12
Clouds           FW CL FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        13  4 11 12  8  1  2  8 11  9 16 18 26 42 51 53 51 37 43 27 37
PoP 12HR                      5           5           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              6     6     5     5     6     6     6     5     5     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4 15 12 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 16 12 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  3  2
Vent Rate        <1  8 53270196 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1112304149 <1 <1 <1 <1 11 17 30 28
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW  W  W SW SW  W SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W NW NE  N NE  E
T Wind Spd        9 18 17 20 19  8  8 10  9  8 18 21 13  3  3  5  5 12  9 10 16
RFTI              0  0  0  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO CL CL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Wed 03/22/17 Thu 03/23/17 Fri 03/24/17 Sat 03/25/17
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       41      70      49      80      46      70      40      74
Temp          50 41 63 67 54 49 72 75 54 46 64 66 47 40 66 70
DewPt         39 37 38 37 42 42 37 31 31 28 28 26 29 28 27 24
Max/Min RH         83      30      77      18      49      19      61      17
RH            66 83 39 33 62 77 28 20 41 49 25 22 47 61 24 18
PWind Dir           E       E      SE      SW      SW      NW      NW      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10       5      10      20      20      20       5       5
Rain                                         S  S
Rain Shwrs                      IS IS IS IS
Tstms                           IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ008-192200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
422 AM CDT Sun Mar 19 2017

Date             Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17            Tue 03/21/17
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                 92          55          88          50          79
Temp             58 67 82 90 86 71 64 59 55 65 80 87 83 67 59 54 50 59 72 78 74
DewPt            48 48 39 25 22 23 25 26 26 28 28 25 28 28 35 34 37 40 42 41 41
Min/Max RH                    8          34          11          63          26
RH               70 51 21  9  9 17 23 28 33 25 15 11 13 24 40 45 61 51 34 28 31
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W SE SE SW NW NE NE NE  E
Wind Spd          9 11 13 17 12 11 11 10  9  9  8  9  6  6 10 11  6  8  6  9 13
Clouds           FW CL FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        13  4 11 13  8  1  3  8 11 11 18 21 27 44 51 54 50 34 42 26 37
PoP 12HR                      5           5           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              6     5     5     5     6     6     6     5     5     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4 15 11 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 16 12 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  3  3
Vent Rate        <1  8 53270198 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1128304159 <1 <1 <1 <1 11 16 27 35
T Wind Dir       SW  W SW  W  W SW SW  W SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W NW NE  N NE  E
T Wind Spd        8 18 17 20 20  8  9 10  9  8 19 21 14  3  4  5  5 12  9 10 16
RFTI              0  0  0  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO CL CL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Wed 03/22/17 Thu 03/23/17 Fri 03/24/17 Sat 03/25/17
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       43      70      50      79      46      69      41      73
Temp          51 43 63 67 55 50 72 74 54 46 64 65 48 41 65 69
DewPt         41 38 39 38 42 42 37 31 31 28 28 26 29 28 27 24
Max/Min RH         82      31      73      18      49      20      60      17
RH            68 82 41 34 60 73 28 20 41 49 26 23 47 60 24 18
PWind Dir           E       E      SE      SW      SW      NW      NW      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10       5      10      20      20      20       5       5
Rain                                         S  S
Rain Shwrs                      IS IS IS IS
Tstms                           IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ006-192200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
422 AM CDT Sun Mar 19 2017

Date             Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17            Tue 03/21/17
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                 90          44          85          43          81
Temp             46 58 78 88 83 63 55 49 44 56 75 84 79 61 53 48 43 54 72 80 75
DewPt            37 38 23 16 17 21 21 23 24 26 24 20 23 25 31 31 35 39 37 38 36
Min/Max RH                    7          47           9          78          21
RH               70 47 13  7  8 20 26 37 45 31 15  9 12 25 44 52 75 58 29 22 25
Wind Dir         SW SW  W SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW SW  S  S NE  N  N NE NE  E  E
Wind Spd          6 10 14 17 13  9 10  9  9  8  8 11 10  6  9 10  6  8  4  9 13
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         7 11 12 15  7  3  2  2  6 15 18 29 39 55 53 54 53 30 35 26 48
PoP 12HR                      5           5           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              6     5     5     5     6     6     6     5     5     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 14 15 13 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 13 16 14 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  8  4
Vent Rate        <1 <1181218200 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1200264176 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 12 32 56
T Wind Dir       SW SW  W  W  W SW  W  W  W NW  W  W  W SW  W  N  N NE NE SW SE
T Wind Spd       10 11 14 17 18  8 10  8  8  9 18 19 14  5  6  8  8  8  6  4 16
RFTI              0  0  2  4  4  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag                W  W  W


Date          Wed 03/22/17 Thu 03/23/17 Fri 03/24/17 Sat 03/25/17
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       39      72      43      77      40      67      35      72
Temp          49 39 64 68 50 43 69 72 49 40 60 62 42 35 63 67
DewPt         38 36 39 35 39 37 31 23 27 26 26 24 25 25 22 19
Max/Min RH         92      27      79      14      58      20      68      14
RH            67 88 40 29 66 79 24 16 42 58 27 23 50 68 21 16
PWind Dir           E      SE       S      SW      SW      NW      NW      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10       5       5      10      10      20      10       5
Rain                                         S  S

$$

OKZ002-192200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
422 AM CDT Sun Mar 19 2017

Date             Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17            Tue 03/21/17
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                 94          47          87          42          71
Temp             54 63 82 92 87 67 58 52 47 59 77 86 81 62 53 47 42 51 64 70 66
DewPt            42 39 26 20 21 25 26 25 27 30 33 29 32 33 40 39 40 41 41 39 40
Min/Max RH                    7          46          13          93          31
RH               64 41 13  7  9 20 29 35 44 33 20 13 17 34 60 74 93 68 43 32 38
Wind Dir         SW SW  W  W SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW  E NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E
Wind Spd         12 12 11 13  9  5  8  9  8  9  8  8  6  9  9  9  9 10  9 11 13
Clouds           FW CL FW FW FW CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW SC
Clouds(%)        11  5 10 10  8  2  2  7  5 12 19 15 15 40 54 54 66 50 44 25 46
PoP 12HR                      5           5           0          10           5
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     5     5     5     5     5     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 14 15 11 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 13 12 <1 <1 <1  2  2  2  3  2
Vent Rate        <1 <1173180131 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 32169 96 <1 <1  7 21 17 20 23 28
T Wind Dir       SW SW  W  W  W SW  W  W  W NW  W  W  W  E  E NE NE NE  N NE  E
T Wind Spd       11 10 13 13 13  5  6 10 10 11 10 14  9  5  5 14 16 12 10 10 16
RFTI              0  0  2  4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Wed 03/22/17 Thu 03/23/17 Fri 03/24/17 Sat 03/25/17
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       37      66      43      78      44      69      37      72
Temp          45 37 59 63 49 43 69 73 52 44 63 65 45 37 63 68
DewPt         36 33 36 37 39 39 36 29 33 28 27 27 27 27 26 23
Max/Min RH         89      34      87      18      54      21      67      16
RH            70 86 42 37 69 87 30 19 49 54 25 24 50 67 24 18
PWind Dir           E      SE      SE       S      SW      NW      NW      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10      10      10      20      20      20      20       5
Rain                                         S  S  S  S
Rain Shwrs                      IS IS IS IS
Tstms                           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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