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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
320 AM CST Thu Nov 23 2017

TXZ012-232200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
320 AM CST Thu Nov 23 2017

Date             Thu 11/23/17            Fri 11/24/17            Sat 11/25/17
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                 73          46          81          41          66
Temp             43 49 67 73 62 53 50 47 46 54 74 81 67 55 50 45 41 46 61 66 56
DewPt            29 31 35 36 38 37 37 35 33 34 35 33 34 35 35 36 35 35 32 32 32
Min/Max RH                   26          65          18          79          28
RH               57 50 30 26 41 54 61 63 60 46 24 18 29 47 56 70 79 65 33 28 40
Wind Dir         NW NW  N NW  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NE SE  S
Wind Spd          9  5  6  4  4  5  9 10 12 11 13 10  8 11 11 11 10  6  8  8  8
Clouds           CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)         5  6  3  6  7  6 11 10 12 12 12 12 22 14 11  3  6  4  9  4  9
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     2     3     5     5     5     4     3     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1  6 22 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 11 16 <1 <1 <1  6 <1  6 15  7 <1
T Wind Dir        W  W NW NW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W NW  N NE  N  N  N NE NE  S SE
T Wind Spd        6  6  4  4  3  6  8  9 11 11 12  9  5 13 12 12 10 12  6  2  5
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               Sun 11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17  Tue 11/28/17  Wed 11/29/17
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       40    72      45    78      44    62      33    57
Temp          44   40 65 61 49   45 73 67 53   45 58 50 38   33 53 46
DewPt         32   33 37 36 35   33 31 28 28   26 23 23 21   21 20 20
Max/Min RH         76    28      63    17      49    22      61    23
RH            62   76 35 39 58   62 21 23 38   47 26 34 50   61 27 35
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW    SW      NW     N      NW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       5     0

$$

TXZ016-232200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
320 AM CST Thu Nov 23 2017

Date             Thu 11/23/17            Fri 11/24/17            Sat 11/25/17
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                 74          44          81          39          69
Temp             40 51 70 74 64 52 48 47 46 54 73 81 67 53 48 44 39 44 63 69 59
DewPt            28 30 34 34 35 34 32 32 32 34 34 31 32 33 34 34 34 35 33 34 34
Min/Max RH                   23          65          16          82          27
RH               63 45 26 23 35 50 54 57 59 47 24 16 27 46 57 69 82 70 32 28 40
Wind Dir         NW NW  N NW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  N NE  N  N  N  E SE  S
Wind Spd          8  6  8  4  4  6  9 10 11 12 13 13  8 11 11 10 10  8  6  8  6
Clouds           CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         3  8  4  6 11 11  8  7  7 12 13 14 22  8  7  2  6  4 14  7 14
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     2     5     5     5     5     5     2     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 12 22 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 11 33 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 13 24 <1
T Wind Dir        W  W NW  W  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  N NE NE  N  N NE  E  S  S
T Wind Spd        6  5  4  4  4  6  9 10 11 11 12 14  5 14 12 11 10 10  5  6  5
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               Sun 11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17  Tue 11/28/17  Wed 11/29/17
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       40    73      45    79      42    61      31    56
Temp          44   40 65 63 49   45 72 67 51   43 57 49 36   31 51 48
DewPt         34   34 36 34 34   30 30 26 27   24 22 20 18   19 20 18
Max/Min RH         82    25      58    15      48    21      61    23
RH            69   79 34 35 57   55 22 22 39   47 25 31 48   61 29 31
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW    SW       W     N      NW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       5     0

$$

TXZ008-232200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
320 AM CST Thu Nov 23 2017

Date             Thu 11/23/17            Fri 11/24/17            Sat 11/25/17
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                 75          47          80          43          66
Temp             44 54 69 75 65 58 52 49 48 57 72 80 68 58 51 46 43 49 60 66 58
DewPt            31 33 38 39 40 39 39 37 34 35 36 35 35 36 36 37 35 36 33 32 32
Min/Max RH                   27          64          20          75          28
RH               61 46 32 27 40 50 61 63 59 44 27 20 29 44 56 70 73 61 35 28 37
Wind Dir          W  W NW NW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N NE NE  N  N  N NE SE  S
Wind Spd          4  4  5  4  3  5  5  6  8  8 10  6  8  9  6  6  5  4  5  5  4
Clouds           FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)         9  7  4  4  5  8 12  8 15 19 18 16 24 17  8  4  6  5 10  5 11
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     2     3     5     5     5     4     2     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1  6 25 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 10 10 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  8 11  2
T Wind Dir        W  W NW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW NW  N NE  N  N  N NE NE SE SE
T Wind Spd        5  4  4  5  4  5  6  8  8 11 10  5  9 13 11 10  6  6  4  3  4
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               Sun 11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17  Tue 11/28/17  Wed 11/29/17
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       42    72      47    79      47    63      35    58
Temp          46   42 65 63 50   47 72 69 55   47 59 52 40   35 52 49
DewPt         33   33 38 38 37   34 31 28 27   27 23 23 22   23 20 20
Max/Min RH         71    29      62    17      45    21      61    23
RH            61   70 37 39 60   59 22 21 34   45 25 31 49   61 28 31
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW    SW      NW     N      NW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       5     0

$$

TXZ008-232200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
320 AM CST Thu Nov 23 2017

Date             Thu 11/23/17            Fri 11/24/17            Sat 11/25/17
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                 74          47          80          43          66
Temp             43 50 68 74 65 57 52 48 47 54 71 80 70 58 53 47 43 48 60 66 59
DewPt            31 33 38 38 39 39 37 36 34 35 35 35 35 36 36 37 35 36 33 33 32
Min/Max RH                   27          63          20          75          29
RH               62 52 33 28 38 50 57 63 59 47 27 20 27 44 54 68 74 63 37 29 36
Wind Dir          W  W NW  W  S  S SW SW SW SW  W NW  N NE NE  N  N  N NE SE  S
Wind Spd          5  4  4  4  4  6  6  8  9  9 10  6  8  9  8  8  5  4  5  5  5
Clouds           FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)         8  8  4  4  5  9 12  8 16 18 17 17 24 16  8  4  6  6 10  5 10
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     2     4     5     5     5     4     2     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1  5 28  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 10 10 <1  6  5  5 <1  3  8 14  2
T Wind Dir        W  W NW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW NW  N NE  N  N  N NE NE  S SE
T Wind Spd        5  4  3  5  4  5  8  8  9 11 11  5  9 12 11 10  6  6  3  4  4
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               Sun 11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17  Tue 11/28/17  Wed 11/29/17
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       42    72      47    78      47    62      34    57
Temp          46   42 64 63 51   47 71 69 56   48 59 53 40   34 51 49
DewPt         33   33 38 37 37   33 31 27 27   27 24 23 22   23 21 20
Max/Min RH         72    29      60    16      44    23      63    24
RH            60   72 38 38 59   58 23 21 32   44 26 31 50   63 30 32
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW    SW      NW     N      NW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       5     0

$$

TXZ006-232200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
320 AM CST Thu Nov 23 2017

Date             Thu 11/23/17            Fri 11/24/17            Sat 11/25/17
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                 73          40          80          38          67
Temp             40 51 68 73 61 52 47 45 41 50 73 80 64 52 45 41 38 45 60 67 54
DewPt            30 34 38 37 38 36 35 33 32 34 33 30 32 34 35 35 33 34 33 33 33
Min/Max RH                   27          76          17          83          28
RH               67 53 33 27 42 53 62 63 69 53 22 17 30 50 67 79 82 65 36 28 45
Wind Dir         NW NW  N SW  S SW SW SW SW  W NW  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  S  S  S
Wind Spd          6  6  5  4  5  8  8  9  6  5  6  9  9  9  8  8  5  4  6 11  6
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         9  9  7  6 22 16 11 14 17 26 29 21 29 13 10  3  8 11 12  6 24
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     2     5     5     5     5     4     2     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 12 28 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 39 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 18 57 <1
T Wind Dir       NW NW NE SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  N  N NE NE  N  N  N  W  S SW  S
T Wind Spd        8  6  3  5  6  6  8  9  8  4  3 12 10 10  9  8  5  2  5 13  5
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               Sun 11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17  Tue 11/28/17  Wed 11/29/17
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       36    73      41    78      41    60      30    57
Temp          41   36 65 59 45   41 71 65 48   41 56 47 34   30 50 47
DewPt         34   33 35 35 33   29 28 25 24   24 22 23 21   21 21 19
Max/Min RH         89    25      65    15      51    23      69    23
RH            78   89 33 41 61   62 21 22 38   51 26 38 59   69 30 33
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW      NW     N      NW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       5     0

$$

OKZ002-232200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
320 AM CST Thu Nov 23 2017

Date             Thu 11/23/17            Fri 11/24/17            Sat 11/25/17
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                 74          44          76          38          65
Temp             41 50 68 73 62 53 50 48 45 51 71 76 60 51 45 40 38 43 58 65 53
DewPt            32 37 41 40 41 41 38 36 34 35 36 34 36 36 36 36 34 35 34 34 34
Min/Max RH                   29          69          22          89          31
RH               69 60 37 30 46 62 65 64 65 53 28 22 41 57 70 85 85 72 40 31 48
Wind Dir         NW NW  N NW  S SW SW SW SW  W NW  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  S  S  S
Wind Spd          6  8  5  4  4  6  6  8  6  6  5 11  8  6  5  5  4  4  5  8  5
Clouds           FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        15  8  7  5 14 20 10 18 25 33 27 21 33 17 18  7  9  8 14  6 19
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     2     5     5     5     5     4     2     3     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 24 32 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 57 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  7 28 <1
T Wind Dir       NW NW  N  W  S SW SW SW SW  W NW  N NE  N  N  N NW  W  S  S SE
T Wind Spd        8  9  9  9  5  6  8  8  6  4  9 21  9 10  8  6  5  2  2  8  5
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               Sun 11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17  Tue 11/28/17  Wed 11/29/17
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       38    71      41    77      42    60      31    57
Temp          43   38 62 56 45   41 70 65 50   42 55 47 35   31 51 46
DewPt         33   33 37 38 37   31 31 28 24   25 24 22 21   22 22 22
Max/Min RH         82    29      74    18      50    24      69    25
RH            68   82 39 50 74   66 23 25 36   50 30 36 56   69 32 38
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW    SW       W     N      NW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       5     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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