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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
425 AM CST Mon Feb 12 2018

TXZ012-122200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
425 AM CST Mon Feb 12 2018

Date             Mon 02/12/18            Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18
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                 43          24          60          38          71
Temp             17 24 37 42 39 31 28 26 25 33 52 60 56 45 42 40 38 46 65 71 64
DewPt             8  7  7  8 10 10 12 15 18 21 26 25 28 29 32 31 30 29 29 25 27
Min/Max RH                   24          78          26          73          18
RH               67 47 28 24 30 41 50 62 74 61 36 26 34 53 67 70 73 51 26 18 24
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          8 13 14 18 17 17 13 11  9 11 13 14 11 12 12 12 10 12 14 20 14
Clouds           FW SC SC FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        16 49 33 25 25 42 19 21 23 29 27 42 37 47 51 37 50 66 57 60 66
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     5     5     5     3     4     4     4     4     2
Mix Hgt          <1  1  2  3  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  8  5
Vent Rate        <1 15 32 50 32 10  5 <1 <1  5 21 28  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1144280125
T Wind Dir        S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  W SW SW
T Wind Spd       10 17 18 23 24 23 10  6  5 10 16 16 14 13 11 12 11 10 36 40 28
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 02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18
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       44    69      25    43      25    55      31    64
Temp          50   44 65 62 40   26 37 40 28   25 46 50 34   31 57 59
DewPt         29   34 36 28 23   18 11 14 12   15 18 17 19   23 22 21
Max/Min RH         68    25      71    29      65    22      72    20
RH            44   68 34 27 50   71 33 34 50   65 32 27 54   72 25 23
PWind Dir          SW     W       N    NE       S    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B1   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     5       5    10      10     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-122200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
425 AM CST Mon Feb 12 2018

Date             Mon 02/12/18            Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18
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                 48          25          61          36          70
Temp             19 28 41 47 44 35 31 27 26 33 52 61 57 42 39 38 36 44 65 70 63
DewPt            11 11  7  9 14 14 14 16 20 21 26 26 25 26 29 28 28 29 28 27 27
Min/Max RH                   21          83          26          72          20
RH               70 48 25 21 29 41 50 63 80 62 36 26 30 53 69 69 72 55 25 20 25
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          5 12 16 18 16 13 11  9  6  8 13 13 10 10 10 10 10 11 16 20 14
Clouds           SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        48 59 40 29 43 42 11 23 26 30 30 40 36 41 40 33 39 56 59 59 66
PoP 12HR                      5           0           0           0           0
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     5     5     5     4     2
Mix Hgt          <1  1  3  3  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  7  5
Vent Rate        <1 14 40 60 40 10  5 <1 <1  3 17 22 11 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1124252104
T Wind Dir        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  W SW SW
T Wind Spd       10 16 18 23 23 21 11  9  5  6 12 12 12 10 12 11 12 11 35 41 26
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Thu 02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18
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       41    67      26    45      25    55      30    64
Temp          44   41 64 61 41   27 39 41 28   25 48 51 34   30 57 59
DewPt         32   35 36 30 24   20 13 16 14   17 18 17 19   23 23 22
Max/Min RH         79    29      74    29      71    22      75    21
RH            62   79 35 30 51   74 34 37 56   71 30 26 55   75 27 24
PWind Dir          SW     W       N    NE       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B1   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10     5       5    10       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-122200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
425 AM CST Mon Feb 12 2018

Date             Mon 02/12/18            Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18
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                 46          27          61          41          73
Temp             19 25 37 45 41 33 30 28 27 33 50 61 57 47 44 42 41 47 65 73 68
DewPt             7  8  7  6  9 10 12 15 18 20 25 26 29 30 32 32 31 30 28 25 26
Min/Max RH                   20          70          26          69          16
RH               59 47 28 20 26 38 46 58 67 57 37 26 34 50 62 67 66 50 25 16 20
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          4  6 12 16 13  9  6  5  4  5 13 13 11 13 11 11 11 12 14 18 13
Clouds           FW SC SC SC FW SC SC FW FW SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        12 34 38 26 23 44 27 24 21 29 25 36 36 39 45 37 46 56 52 52 65
PoP 12HR                      0           0           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     5     5     5     3     5     5     5     5     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  3  2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  7 <1
Vent Rate        <1 12 43 45 36 14  3 <1 <1  5 30 38  7  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 40208  6
T Wind Dir        S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        8 14 19 20 20 16  6  6  5 10 17 17 14 18 11 11 12 12 25 35 12
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 02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18
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       46    70      25    44      26    57      34    65
Temp          51   46 65 63 38   26 36 41 28   26 47 53 37   34 57 60
DewPt         29   32 34 26 22   16 10 13 12   15 18 17 19   22 21 21
Max/Min RH         59    22      66    27      63    21      62    18
RH            42   58 31 24 51   65 33 31 49   62 32 24 47   62 24 22
PWind Dir          SW     W       N    NE       S    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     5       5    10      10     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-122200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
425 AM CST Mon Feb 12 2018

Date             Mon 02/12/18            Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18
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                 45          26          60          40          72
Temp             20 24 36 44 42 34 30 27 27 33 49 59 58 48 44 41 41 46 63 72 68
DewPt             9  8  7  7 10 10 11 14 18 20 25 25 28 29 32 31 30 29 28 25 26
Min/Max RH                   21          74          27          69          17
RH               63 50 29 21 26 36 44 57 69 58 39 27 32 49 63 67 67 51 27 17 20
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          4  9 13 17 14 11  9  6  5  8 13 13 10 13 12 12 11 12 16 19 13
Clouds           FW SC SC SC FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        14 39 38 26 23 43 25 25 22 30 27 35 37 39 45 37 48 59 52 53 65
PoP 12HR                      0           0           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     5     5     5     3     5     5     5     4     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  3  2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  7 <1
Vent Rate        <1  7 45 45 36 14  3 <1 <1  6 30 38 14  8 <1 <1 <1  6 42231  8
T Wind Dir        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        8 14 20 20 20 16  6  6  5 13 17 17 14 18 11 12 12 12 24 37 16
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 02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18
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       45    69      25    44      26    57      34    65
Temp          51   45 62 64 40   26 35 42 30   26 45 54 38   34 55 62
DewPt         29   33 34 27 22   16 10 14 12   16 19 17 19   23 21 21
Max/Min RH         61    23      65    28      66    21      63    18
RH            43   61 36 24 49   65 36 31 47   65 36 24 46   63 26 20
PWind Dir          SW     W       N    NE       S    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     5       5    10      10     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-122200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
425 AM CST Mon Feb 12 2018

Date             Mon 02/12/18            Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18
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                 47          23          60          33          70
Temp             17 25 39 45 42 31 27 25 24 32 52 60 56 42 37 34 33 41 63 70 63
DewPt            11 11 11  7 10 13 14 15 18 20 26 25 25 25 27 26 25 25 25 21 23
Min/Max RH                   20          85          26          74          16
RH               77 55 31 20 27 48 56 64 78 63 37 26 30 50 66 72 71 51 24 16 21
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          6 12 16 18 14 13 12 12  9 10 13 16 11 11 11 11 10 10 17 21 16
Clouds           FW B1 SC SC FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1
Clouds(%)        16 56 40 38 23 41 18 20 22 30 37 38 36 39 35 30 44 64 50 50 62
PoP 12HR                      5           0           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     3     2     5     5     5     5     4     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  4  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6  2
Vent Rate        <1  8 57 81 26  6  5 <1 <1  4 13 33  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 42186 32
T Wind Dir        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        9 17 25 26 19 11 11  9  6  9 14 18  9 11 12 12 11 10 24 37 24
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Thu 02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18
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       40    66      21    43      22    55      29    64
Temp          45   40 62 58 32   21 38 41 26   22 49 50 32   29 57 57
DewPt         28   30 31 23 20   16 11 16 14   17 18 16 17   18 18 17
Max/Min RH         68    23      80    30      81    22      64    17
RH            52   68 31 26 61   80 33 37 60   81 29 25 54   64 21 21
PWind Dir          SW     W       N    NE       S     S      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B1   B2 B1 SC B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     5      10    10       5     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-122200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
425 AM CST Mon Feb 12 2018

Date             Mon 02/12/18            Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18
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                 45          25          60          37          72
Temp             16 24 38 45 38 28 27 26 26 32 49 60 54 43 41 37 37 44 63 72 65
DewPt            10 10 11  9  9 12 13 15 18 22 27 28 29 27 29 28 27 27 27 24 25
Min/Max RH                   22          81          29          70          16
RH               74 53 32 22 29 51 55 63 72 66 41 29 38 54 63 69 67 52 25 16 22
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          8 13 16 18 13 11 11 10 10 12 14 13 11 13 13 12 11 13 16 17 13
Clouds           FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        11 29 42 50 27 50 57 34 23 25 32 36 39 40 37 26 45 47 58 64 73
PoP 12HR                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     5     5     4     4     5     5     5     5     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1  5 38 58  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 27 27 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 13 63 <1
T Wind Dir        S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        8 11 21 26 14 11 11 11 10 11 19 20 11 11 12 11 10 10 14 24 12
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 02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18
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       44    67      20    43      24    56      30    65
Temp          49   44 62 56 29   21 34 39 26   24 48 51 33   30 57 59
DewPt         27   30 30 24 18   13 10 14 12   16 19 17 17   19 19 19
Max/Min RH         59    23      73    29      71    22      62    17
RH            42   58 31 29 63   71 36 35 55   71 31 26 50   62 22 21
PWind Dir          SW     W       N    NE       S     S       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     5       5     5       5     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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