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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
308 AM CST Sat Jan 13 2018

TXZ012-132200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
308 AM CST Sat Jan 13 2018

Date             Sat 01/13/18            Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18
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          23          55          26          35
Temp             19 23 36 46 41 31 28 25 23 30 48 55 46 35 31 29 26 28 35 33 27
DewPt            10 12 14 17 17 14 15 16 16 19 21 20 20 21 21 22 20 20 19 16 15
Min/Max RH                   31          80          26          77          48
RH               67 60 40 31 37 49 60 70 74 66 35 26 36 55 64 73 77 71 51 48 60
Wind Dir          E  S  S SW  S  S  S  S SW  W  N  E SE  S  S  S  W  N  N NE NE
Wind Spd          4  5  9 12 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  5  6  8 10 10  9  9 23 19 20
Clouds           FW SC FW FW SC B1 B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        16 34 24 18 38 60 51 35 11  3  0  0  0  0  2  2 16 28 67 62 81
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     3     3     4     5     5     4     4     3
Mix Hgt          <1  1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  3
Vent Rate        <1  5 20 60 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 18 15 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 56 63 57
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  W NE  E SE  S  S SW  W  N NE NE NE
T Wind Spd        1  5 11 17  9 10  9  8  5  4 13  5  5  8 10  9  8 20 32 28 21
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO EL


Date               Tue 01/16/18  Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18
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       11    32      15    41      23    53      29    61
Temp          16   12 25 29 18   15 33 34 26   23 44 45 32   29 53 52
DewPt          8    3  3  7  4    4 10 14 16   18 23 22 22   21 22 21
Max/Min RH         69    31      63    30      84    31      72    22
RH            68   64 38 42 51   61 38 43 66   81 43 40 66   71 29 29
PWind Dir          NE    SE       S     S       S     W      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B2   B1 FW FW FW   FW SC B1 B1   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     0       0     5       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ016-132200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
308 AM CST Sat Jan 13 2018

Date             Sat 01/13/18            Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18
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                 50          22          56          28          38
Temp             21 26 41 48 42 33 28 24 23 29 50 56 49 38 33 30 28 30 38 35 30
DewPt            13 14 17 18 17 16 16 16 16 21 21 20 20 21 20 21 20 20 21 19 19
Min/Max RH                   30          89          24          72          48
RH               70 60 37 30 37 49 61 71 76 71 32 24 31 51 59 69 72 66 50 52 66
Wind Dir         NW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW NW NE  E SE  S  S SW  W  N NE NE NE
Wind Spd          4  5 10 13  9  9 10  8  6  5  6  5  5  6  8  8  9  8 25 23 18
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC SC FW CL FW CL CL CL CL FW SC B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)         7 15 14 17 30 52 51 41 28 10  5  6  5  3  2  2 10 27 52 60 70
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     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     3
Mix Hgt          <1  2  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  2  3
Vent Rate        <1 12 39 60 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 24 18  3 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 65 44 53
T Wind Dir        W SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W NW NE  E SE  S SW SW  W  N NE NE NE
T Wind Spd        4  9 14 17  9  9 11  8  5  5 13  6  5  6  9  8  5 17 29 25 24
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  2  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO


Date               Tue 01/16/18  Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18
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       12    34      16    44      23    55      29    62
Temp          18   13 27 30 19   16 36 38 27   23 46 46 32   29 55 54
DewPt         12    7  8 12  9    7 13 18 19   19 23 21 20   19 21 20
Max/Min RH         83    36      70    32      87    28      69    20
RH            79   77 45 47 64   67 38 45 72   84 40 37 63   68 27 26
PWind Dir          NE     S       S    SW      SW     W      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B1   B1 SC FW FW   SC B1 B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     0       0     5       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ008-132200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
308 AM CST Sat Jan 13 2018

Date             Sat 01/13/18            Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18
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          27          54          27          32
Temp             20 23 33 44 43 35 29 28 27 31 47 54 47 37 33 31 27 28 31 32 25
DewPt            11 11 14 17 16 13 14 15 16 19 21 21 21 22 22 22 21 21 20 17 15
Min/Max RH                   33          67          27          77          52
RH               69 62 46 33 34 42 51 57 63 61 36 27 35 53 61 69 76 74 63 52 63
Wind Dir         NE  S  S SW  S  S  S  S SW  W  N  E SE  S  S SW  W NE NE NE NE
Wind Spd          4  4  5  9  8  9  8  5  4  4  5  4  5  8  9  6  5 11 18 16 14
Clouds           FW SC FW SC SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC B2 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        23 43 13 29 44 39 37 16  9  3  0  0  1  0  1  1 22 40 70 65 82
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     4     5     5     5     5     2
Mix Hgt          <1  1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  3
Vent Rate         2  4 11 48 <1  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  8  9  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 10 49 55 54
T Wind Dir        E SE  S SW SE  S  S  S SW  W  N  E SE  S  S SW  W  N NE NE NE
T Wind Spd        4  4  8 14  9 12  8  8  4  3  6  3  4  9  9  6  8 21 27 25 20
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               Tue 01/16/18  Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18
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       11    33      16    42      25    54      31    62
Temp          16   12 25 29 19   16 33 37 28   25 44 46 34   31 53 56
DewPt          7    1  2  6  1    3  9 13 15   17 22 22 23   21 23 21
Max/Min RH         68    28      59    27      76    29      67    22
RH            66   61 37 37 45   56 35 37 58   72 42 37 62   67 31 26
PWind Dir          NE    SE       S     S       S     W      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2   B1 FW FW FW   FW SC B1 B1   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ008-132200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
308 AM CST Sat Jan 13 2018

Date             Sat 01/13/18            Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18
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          26          54          27          33
Temp             18 22 33 44 42 34 29 28 26 30 45 54 48 39 35 32 28 28 30 33 28
DewPt            11 11 15 18 17 14 15 16 16 19 22 21 21 21 22 22 21 20 20 17 15
Min/Max RH                   34          70          27          76          51
RH               71 64 48 34 36 44 53 60 66 65 39 27 33 49 58 68 76 72 65 51 58
Wind Dir         NE  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW  W  N  E SE  S  S SW  W  N NE NE NE
Wind Spd          3  4  6  9  9 10  8  8  5  4  5  5  5  8  9  6  6 11 19 17 16
Clouds           FW SC FW FW SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC B2 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        20 36 13 25 44 40 36 17  9  3  0  0  1  0  2  2 23 39 70 64 81
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     4     5     5     5     5     2
Mix Hgt          <1  1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  3
Vent Rate         2  4 14 54 <1  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 15 12  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 10 50 55 54
T Wind Dir       NE SE  S SW  S  S  S  S SW  W NE  E SE  S  S SW  W  N NE NE NE
T Wind Spd        3  4  8 16  9 12  8  6  4  3 11  4  4  9  9  6  8 21 28 25 20
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               Tue 01/16/18  Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18
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       10    33      17    42      25    53      31    61
Temp          18   12 22 30 20   17 33 39 30   25 42 48 37   31 52 56
DewPt          7    2  3  7  3    4 10 14 16   18 23 22 23   21 23 21
Max/Min RH         68    31      61    29      78    30      68    22
RH            63   62 42 38 46   58 39 37 57   75 45 36 59   68 32 26
PWind Dir          NE    SE       S     S       S     W      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B2   B1 FW FW FW   FW SC B1 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     0       0     5       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ006-132200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
308 AM CST Sat Jan 13 2018

Date             Sat 01/13/18            Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18
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                 52          24          54          27          32
Temp             19 24 41 50 43 34 28 24 24 30 49 54 44 36 32 29 28 27 31 32 24
DewPt            14 16 21 21 20 19 19 18 18 21 22 21 21 22 21 22 21 19 20 18 17
Min/Max RH                   31          82          27          78          56
RH               80 71 45 31 39 54 69 76 77 69 34 27 39 57 64 76 76 72 64 56 71
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW NW  N NE SE  S  S  S  W  N  N NE NE NE
Wind Spd          4  8 13 13  8  6  6  6  6  6  9  8  8  8  8  6 11 21 21 18 18
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW B1 B2 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        11 25 20 24 42 42 32 14  6  2  0  3  1  0  5  3 25 52 71 69 82
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     3     3     3     4     5     5     5     5     2
Mix Hgt          <1  1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  3
Vent Rate        <1  8 28 62 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 25 19 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 11 44 50 40
T Wind Dir        S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW NW  N NE  S  S  S SW  W  N  N NE NE NE
T Wind Spd        3  9 16 20  5  5  4  4  5  8 11  6  6  8 10  8 12 24 25 23 18
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO


Date               Tue 01/16/18  Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18
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       11    37      17    45      23    54      26    61
Temp          16   12 29 30 21   17 37 38 27   23 47 45 31   26 53 52
DewPt          9    7 10 13 12   10 15 18 19   18 23 21 21   18 21 20
Max/Min RH         84    35      77    32      84    29      75    21
RH            77   79 44 49 68   75 41 45 72   81 39 39 65   72 28 28
PWind Dir          NE     S       S     S      SW    NW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B2   B1 FW FW FW   FW SC B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     0       0    10       5     5       0     0

$$

OKZ002-132200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
308 AM CST Sat Jan 13 2018

Date             Sat 01/13/18            Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18
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          21          53          25          30
Temp             16 19 31 43 39 28 24 23 22 27 48 53 45 35 32 29 28 25 29 29 24
DewPt            12 14 18 19 19 17 16 16 17 21 23 23 24 24 23 24 20 19 19 14 10
Min/Max RH                   38          94          30          83          53
RH               84 79 56 38 45 63 71 77 80 77 37 30 43 64 69 83 74 78 66 53 57
Wind Dir         SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SW  W NW  N SE  S  S  S SW  N NE NE NE NE
Wind Spd          4  5 10 11  8  6  6  4  4  5  6  5  6  6  6  6 13 20 17 14 14
Clouds           B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        51 54 27 32 40 40 12 14 12 10  0  0  1  0  1 11 52 59 83 76 80
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     4     5     5     5     3     2
Mix Hgt          <1  1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  4  3
Vent Rate         2  6 14 30 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 20  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 19 55 67 51
T Wind Dir       SE  S  S  S  E  E  E  W NW NW NE  S  S  S SW  W  N  N NE NE NE
T Wind Spd        4  6 10 13  8  8  4  1  4  6  9  3  6  8  6  6 14 21 25 21 19
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO


Date               Tue 01/16/18  Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18
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        8    33      14    45      23    53      27    60
Temp          14   10 24 26 16   14 36 37 26   23 45 44 31   27 52 51
DewPt          5    1  4  6  2    5 12 15 16   18 22 22 22   20 24 22
Max/Min RH         76    30      70    28      83    29      76    24
RH            68   66 41 41 54   67 37 39 64   79 40 41 68   73 33 31
PWind Dir           N     S       S     S       S    NW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2   B1 FW FW CL   FW FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     0       0     5       5     5       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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