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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
354 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

TXZ012-172200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
354 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

Date             Tue 10/17/17            Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17
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                 81          49          82          50          77
Temp          45 42 56 74 81 71 60 55 53 49 61 76 82 72 61 56 54 50 60 72 77 70
DewPt         33 35 37 39 39 40 41 41 41 40 42 44 44 45 45 46 45 45 46 47 47 48
Min/Max RH                   22          74          26          83          35
RH            62 76 49 28 22 32 49 59 64 71 49 32 26 38 56 69 71 83 60 41 35 45
Wind Dir       S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      10  9 10 11 13  9 10 11 11  9  9 11 12  9  9  9  6  5  9 13 13 14
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)      0  2  2  2  3  4  4  5  9 13 14 14 16 17 22 26 30 34 35 36 39 42
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              5     5     5     4     5     5     2     3     3     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1 <1 26 60 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 75 90 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 38 74  6
T Wind Dir    SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
T Wind Spd     9  9  9 14 17  8 10 10 11  9  8 17 17  5  9 10  9  6 10 17 24 13
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date          Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17
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       54      76      56      75      41      67      44      71
Temp          59 54 72 70 60 56 72 64 48 41 63 60 49 44 66 63
DewPt         50 51 55 51 53 50 43 37 35 32 29 32 34 33 37 38
Max/Min RH         93      45      80      28      70      25      68      29
RH            72 90 55 51 78 80 35 37 60 70 27 35 56 65 34 39
PWind Dir           S       S       S       W       N       W      SW       N
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10       5       5      10      10       0       0       5

$$

TXZ016-172200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
354 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

Date             Tue 10/17/17            Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17
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                 82          48          82          49          77
Temp          46 43 57 75 82 71 60 55 52 48 61 76 82 72 61 56 53 49 59 72 77 69
DewPt         34 35 37 39 39 40 40 40 40 39 41 42 43 44 45 45 44 43 45 46 47 47
Min/Max RH                   22          74          25          83          35
RH            63 73 47 27 22 32 47 57 63 71 48 30 25 37 56 66 71 80 60 39 35 45
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd       9  9 10 11 13  6 10 10 10  8 10 12 12  6  5  4  4  4  8 11 12 13
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)      0  1  2  3  3  3  4  6  9 13 14 14 15 16 23 31 32 34 35 36 41 47
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              5     5     4     4     5     5     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  2  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  8 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1 <1 26 68 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 45 52 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 20105 <1
T Wind Dir    SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  W SW  S SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S
T Wind Spd    11 11 10 14 17  8  8 10 10  9  8 17 14  4  4  6  6  5  6 11 16 10
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date          Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17
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       51      77      54      75      39      66      43      71
Temp          56 51 73 70 59 54 71 64 46 39 61 59 48 43 66 63
DewPt         49 51 52 48 49 45 39 36 34 32 29 32 32 33 36 38
Max/Min RH        100      37      72      26      76      27      70      29
RH            77100 48 45 69 71 31 35 63 76 29 36 54 67 33 39
PWind Dir           S      SW      SW       W       N       W      SW       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10       5       5      10       5       0       0       5

$$

TXZ008-172200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
354 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

Date             Tue 10/17/17            Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17
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                 82          52          84          53          78
Temp          48 45 59 76 82 73 63 58 55 52 64 79 84 74 64 59 56 53 62 74 78 71
DewPt         34 36 37 39 39 40 41 41 41 41 42 44 44 45 45 46 46 45 46 47 47 47
Min/Max RH                   22          66          25          74          33
RH            59 70 44 26 22 30 44 53 59 66 45 29 25 35 50 62 68 74 55 38 33 42
Wind Dir       S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       8  6  8  9 10  8 10  9  8  6  6  8  9  6  8  6  5  4  8 11 12 13
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)      0  2  2  1  2  3  3  4  8 11 11 12 14 17 20 22 27 32 35 37 38 39
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              5     5     5     4     5     5     4     2     3     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1  5 16 55 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 12 72 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 26 84  8
T Wind Dir    SW  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SE SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
T Wind Spd     8  6 11 11 16  6  9  9  8  6  9  9 13  5  9  9  5  4 10 12 24 17
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date          Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17
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       57      78      60      76      44      69      46      72
Temp          61 57 74 72 64 60 73 66 50 44 65 62 51 46 68 65
DewPt         51 51 54 52 53 50 43 36 34 31 28 32 34 33 36 37
Max/Min RH         81      41      70      26      60      23      60      28
RH            70 80 50 49 68 68 34 33 54 60 25 32 52 60 31 36
PWind Dir           S       S       S      NW       N       W      SW       N
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       5       5      10      10       0       0       5

$$

TXZ008-172200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
354 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

Date             Tue 10/17/17            Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17
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                 81          50          84          52          78
Temp          48 45 58 75 81 71 61 56 53 50 63 78 84 74 63 58 56 52 62 74 78 71
DewPt         35 35 37 38 39 40 41 41 41 40 42 44 44 45 45 46 45 45 46 47 47 47
Min/Max RH                   22          71          25          77          33
RH            60 68 45 26 22 32 48 57 64 68 47 30 25 36 52 64 67 77 56 38 33 42
Wind Dir       S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       9  6  8  9 10  8 10  9  8  6  6  8 10  6  9  6  5  4  8 11 12 13
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)      0  2  2  2  3  4  4  4  8 11 12 12 15 17 20 23 28 32 35 37 38 40
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              5     5     5     4     5     5     4     2     3     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1  5 17 46 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 12 66  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 22 84  7
T Wind Dir    SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
T Wind Spd     8  6 11 12 14  5  8  8  8  6  9  9 13  4  8  8  6  4 10 12 24 14
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date          Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17
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       56      78      58      76      43      68      45      71
Temp          60 56 74 72 62 58 73 66 50 43 64 61 50 45 67 64
DewPt         50 51 54 51 53 49 42 36 34 31 28 32 34 33 36 37
Max/Min RH         84      41      72      26      62      24      65      29
RH            70 84 51 49 72 72 33 33 54 62 25 33 55 64 33 38
PWind Dir           S       S       S      NW       N       W      SW       N
Wind Char         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       5       5      10      10       0       0       5

$$

TXZ006-172200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
354 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

Date             Tue 10/17/17            Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17
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                 81          44          81          45          77
Temp          42 38 54 74 81 70 57 51 48 44 58 75 81 70 58 52 49 45 57 72 77 69
DewPt         39 32 33 34 36 38 39 39 38 36 36 36 37 39 40 41 41 41 42 44 45 46
Min/Max RH                   20          74          21          87          32
RH            89 79 45 23 20 31 51 63 68 74 44 24 21 32 51 66 74 87 58 37 32 44
Wind Dir      SW  W NW  W  S  S  S SW SW  W  W SE SE  E  E NE  N NW  W  S  S  S
Wind Spd       6  6  6  6  6  5  6  6  6  6  5  6  8  6  6  6  5  5  8 10 12 13
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)      5  3  3  4  4  5  5  5  8 11 12 13 15 18 21 25 29 33 35 37 38 39
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              5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1 <1  6 21 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 14  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 13 49 <1
T Wind Dir    SW SW NW  W SW  S SW SW SW  W  W  S  E SE NE  N NW NW  N  S  S  S
T Wind Spd     8  5  5  3  6  5  5  6  6  5  2  1  3  4  2  5  5  4  4  6 14  8
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date          Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17
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       51      79      51      71      37      66      41      71
Temp          56 51 74 70 57 51 68 60 44 37 61 58 46 41 66 63
DewPt         49 49 49 45 45 41 37 33 32 29 27 31 32 32 35 37
Max/Min RH         93      32      69      26      72      25      73      28
RH            76 93 41 40 64 68 32 36 62 72 27 36 58 70 32 38
PWind Dir           S      SW      SW       N       N      SW       W       N
Wind Char         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       5       0      10      10       0       0       5

$$

OKZ002-172200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
354 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

Date             Tue 10/17/17            Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17
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                 82          45          83          47          78
Temp          46 42 57 75 82 71 58 52 49 45 59 77 83 72 60 54 51 47 58 73 78 71
DewPt         40 36 37 39 40 41 41 41 40 39 40 41 41 41 42 44 44 43 45 47 47 47
Min/Max RH                   22          79          23          89          33
RH            79 79 47 27 22 34 53 66 71 79 49 28 23 33 52 69 76 87 62 40 33 42
Wind Dir      SW SW  W SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SE SE  E  E  S  E  E SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd       6  5  6  6  8  5  5  5  5  4  4  5  8  6  5  5  5  4  8 11 12 13
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)      2  3  2  1  2  3  3  4  7 10 11 13 16 20 20 20 24 28 32 35 36 37
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              5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     3     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1 <1  6 22 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 24 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  5 80  4
T Wind Dir    SW SW  W SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  N  S SE SE  S NE NE  S  S  S  S
T Wind Spd     5  4  1  4  9  5  5  5  5  4  3  2  4  4  5  3  3  3  2  5 23 12
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date          Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17
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       54      80      55      72      40      69      43      72
Temp          59 54 76 72 60 55 69 62 46 40 64 61 48 43 67 63
DewPt         49 50 52 48 50 44 38 33 32 29 28 32 34 33 36 37
Max/Min RH         86      34      70      26      64      23      70      28
RH            69 86 43 43 70 67 32 33 58 64 25 34 58 67 32 38
PWind Dir           S       S       S      NW       N      SW       W       N
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       5       5      10      10       0       0       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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