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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
313 AM CDT Fri Oct 13 2017

TXZ012-132200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
313 AM CDT Fri Oct 13 2017

Date             Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17            Sun 10/15/17
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                 85          62          83          42          62
Temp          62 59 69 81 85 78 70 67 65 62 70 79 83 70 56 50 47 42 49 59 62 55
DewPt         56 57 58 56 54 56 58 59 59 59 59 58 54 51 42 36 32 30 28 27 25 28
Min/Max RH                   35          90          37          62          24
RH            81 93 68 42 35 47 66 75 81 90 68 49 37 51 59 58 56 62 44 29 24 35
Wind Dir      SW SW SW  W  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE
Wind Spd      12 10 10  6  9  9 11 13 13 13 16 14 13  8 20 21 16 12 12 10  6  4
Clouds        FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      6 10 12 19 33 51 68 64 65 60 58 59 67 49 37 28  9 11  4  3  1  4
PoP 12HR                     10          20          10          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                         IS IS
Tstms                              IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     3     3     2     2     3     4     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  2  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6 <1  2  4  2 <1  3  4  4 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1  5 12 42 <1 <1 <1  6  7  8 30108 <1 62132 38 <1 35 40 24 <1
T Wind Dir    SW SW  W  W SW SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  N  N  N  N NE  N  N NW
T Wind Spd    13 11 11  6  6  8 10 13 13 14 17 17 20 10 35 37 21  9 16 11  6  3
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Mon 10/16/17 Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17
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       38      70      44      73      48      76      49      74
Temp          43 38 65 62 49 44 68 65 53 48 71 68 54 49 70 67
DewPt         29 29 33 36 35 35 39 41 41 40 42 41 43 42 44 44
Max/Min RH         73      27      73      30      74      29      77      34
RH            57 70 30 38 58 70 34 41 64 74 35 37 66 77 39 43
PWind Dir          SE      SW       S      SW       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ016-132200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
313 AM CDT Fri Oct 13 2017

Date             Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17            Sun 10/15/17
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                 85          60          81          40          61
Temp          60 57 67 80 85 77 69 65 63 60 68 77 81 68 54 48 45 40 48 57 61 54
DewPt         53 55 56 52 51 54 57 58 58 57 58 56 52 51 44 36 30 29 27 26 27 30
Min/Max RH                   31          90          36          69          27
RH            78 93 68 38 31 45 66 78 84 90 70 48 36 53 69 62 55 64 44 30 27 40
Wind Dir      SW SW  W  W SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W SW  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  E
Wind Spd       9  9  9  9 10  9  8  9 13 12 13 13 13  8 17 21 17 12 12  9  4  4
Clouds        FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     11 13 17 26 38 64 73 63 65 71 59 58 56 31 18 17 10 11  3  3  1  3
PoP 12HR                     10          20          10          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                         IS IS
Tstms                              IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     3     3     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  6  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  2 <1 <1  4  2 <1  3  4  4  3
Vent Rate     <1 <1  4 55 80 <1 <1 <1  6  6 14 35 22 <1 12105 42 <1 35 32  8  3
T Wind Dir    SW SW  W  W SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  N NE NE  N NE NE  N  S
T Wind Spd    11 10  9 11 11  8 10 12 12 12 16 16 12  4 26 34 24  6 16  9  2  1
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Mon 10/16/17 Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17
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      70      43      74      47      77      48      75
Temp          42 37 64 62 48 43 69 66 52 47 72 68 54 48 70 68
DewPt         29 30 35 38 37 35 39 40 40 39 42 41 42 42 42 41
Max/Min RH         77      30      76      29      76      29      80      29
RH            60 74 34 41 65 73 34 38 63 74 35 38 64 80 36 37
PWind Dir           S      SW      SW      SW       S      SW       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ008-132200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
313 AM CDT Fri Oct 13 2017

Date             Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17            Sun 10/15/17
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                 85          65          85          44          64
Temp          66 61 70 81 85 79 72 69 67 65 72 82 85 72 58 52 49 44 51 61 64 57
DewPt         56 55 56 54 53 56 58 61 60 60 59 58 51 49 40 35 31 30 28 26 23 27
Min/Max RH                   33          84          31          58          21
RH            69 81 60 40 33 45 60 75 78 84 65 45 31 44 51 53 50 58 42 26 21 31
Wind Dir      SW SW  W  W SW SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E
Wind Spd       9  8  6  5  6  8 10 12 11 10 13 14 13 10 20 18 13  9  9  8  4  3
Clouds        CL FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      5  7  7 14 32 40 65 65 69 68 69 69 60 36 32 21 12 10  4  2  1  4
PoP 12HR                      5          20          20          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.01           0           0
Rain Shwrs                         IS IS       IS IS
Tstms                              IS IS       IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     2     1     2     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     3     3     3     4     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  4 <1  3  3  1 <1  3  5  5  4
Vent Rate     <1 <1  7  8  8 <1 <1  5  6  6 15 40 60 <1 99 92 19 <1 29 41 23  7
T Wind Dir    SW SW NW  N SE  E SE  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  W
T Wind Spd     9  8  8  4  4  6  9 11 12 12 16 17 17  8 37 31 14  6 12 10  5  2
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Mon 10/16/17 Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17
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       40      71      45      77      51      78      51      76
Temp          45 40 66 63 50 45 72 69 56 51 73 70 56 51 72 69
DewPt         29 30 32 36 35 37 39 41 43 42 42 42 43 43 44 44
Max/Min RH         67      25      73      26      72      28      73      32
RH            52 66 28 36 57 73 30 36 63 72 32 36 61 73 37 40
PWind Dir           S      SW       S      SW       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ008-132200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
313 AM CDT Fri Oct 13 2017

Date             Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17            Sun 10/15/17
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                 84          64          83          43          64
Temp          63 60 69 80 84 78 71 68 66 64 71 80 83 71 57 51 48 43 51 60 64 56
DewPt         55 55 56 54 53 55 57 60 59 59 59 57 51 49 40 35 31 30 28 27 24 29
Min/Max RH                   34          84          32          59          22
RH            75 84 63 41 34 46 61 76 78 84 66 45 32 46 52 53 52 59 42 27 22 35
Wind Dir      SW SW  W  W SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E
Wind Spd      10  8  8  5  8  8 10 11 11 11 13 14 13  9 20 18 13 10 10  8  4  3
Clouds        CL FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      5  7  7 14 33 42 65 66 67 68 69 68 59 31 29 20 16 10  4  2  1  4
PoP 12HR                      5          20          10          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                         IS IS
Tstms                              IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     2     2     3     4     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  3 <1  3  4  3  2  3  5  5  3
Vent Rate     <1 <1  7  5  9 <1 <1  6  6  6 15 38 41 <1 99 98 59 17 30 39 21  6
T Wind Dir    SW SW  W  N SE  E SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  W
T Wind Spd     9  8  8  3  4  6  9 13 13 12 17 17 14  8 37 32 21 12 13  9  4  2
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Mon 10/16/17 Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17
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      71      45      75      50      77      51      76
Temp          44 39 66 63 50 45 70 67 55 50 72 69 56 51 72 69
DewPt         29 30 33 37 36 37 39 42 43 41 42 42 43 43 43 44
Max/Min RH         73      26      74      29      72      29      74      33
RH            55 70 29 38 58 72 33 40 63 72 34 37 62 74 36 41
PWind Dir           S      SW       S      SW       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ006-132200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
313 AM CDT Fri Oct 13 2017

Date             Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17            Sun 10/15/17
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          59          83          38          61
Temp          57 54 64 77 82 75 67 64 62 59 68 79 83 69 54 47 43 38 47 57 61 54
DewPt         51 51 50 49 49 52 55 57 58 58 56 48 38 37 31 29 27 26 25 24 23 28
Min/Max RH                   32          95          20          63          23
RH            80 89 60 37 32 45 65 77 87 95 65 33 20 31 41 49 52 63 42 28 23 37
Wind Dir      SW  W NW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE SE  S
Wind Spd       8  6  8  6 11 10  9  9 10 10 13 19 17 13 21 18 13  9  8  5  4  5
Clouds        FW CL FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      7  4  6 10 31 42 60 56 63 54 45 32 20 13 11 11  8  5  2  1  1  2
PoP 12HR                      5          20           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                         IS IS
Tstms                              IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     2     3     3     4     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  2  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  5  6 <1  4  4 <1 <1  3  4  4 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1  4  5 64 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 12108112 <1105 91 11 <1 16  8 16 <1
T Wind Dir    SW SW  N  E SW SE SE  S SW SW SW SW SW  N  N  N  N  N NE  N SW  S
T Wind Spd     9  8  9  3 13  8  6  8 12 11 13 23 21 10 34 29 13  5  6  2  4  6
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Mon 10/16/17 Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17
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      71      43      76      46      77      47      75
Temp          42 37 65 62 48 43 70 67 52 46 72 68 53 47 70 67
DewPt         28 29 34 38 39 37 37 40 42 39 39 40 39 39 40 40
Max/Min RH         77      28      81      26      76      26      74      28
RH            58 74 31 42 70 81 31 37 68 76 30 36 59 74 33 37
PWind Dir           S      SW      SW      SW       S      SW       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

OKZ002-132200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
313 AM CDT Fri Oct 13 2017

Date             Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17            Sun 10/15/17
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                 78          60          81          39          63
Temp          59 56 64 74 78 72 66 64 62 60 68 77 81 68 54 47 44 39 48 59 63 55
DewPt         52 50 50 51 50 53 53 56 56 57 57 53 43 38 34 32 29 28 27 26 24 27
Min/Max RH                   37          90          25          64          22
RH            78 80 60 44 37 51 64 75 82 90 68 44 26 33 47 56 55 64 44 28 22 34
Wind Dir      SW  W  N  N SE  E SE  S  S SW SW SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N SE
Wind Spd       9  9  9  4  4  6  6  8  8 11 13 17 17 18 20 16 10  8  8  5  4  4
Clouds        CL CL FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      4  5 12  6 20 32 54 60 65 53 55 38 24 21 25 24  6  8  2  1  1  1
PoP 12HR                      5          20          10           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                         IS IS
Tstms                              IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     3     3     3     3     3     2     4     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  2  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  3 <1 <1  2  5  5 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1 18 11  8 <1  5  4 <1 <1  6  5  2 98160 50  5 <1 10 18 14  2
T Wind Dir    SW NW  N  N  E  E  E  E  E  S SW SW NE  N  N  N  N NW  N  N  W  S
T Wind Spd     9  8 13  8  4  6 10  9  4  4 13 10  4 32 36 23 10  6  5  4  3  4
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Mon 10/16/17 Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17
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      72      43      77      47      77      49      76
Temp          42 37 66 63 49 43 71 68 53 47 72 68 55 49 71 69
DewPt         28 28 35 38 38 38 41 42 43 40 41 42 43 40 43 43
Max/Min RH         72      28      85      28      77      28      75      31
RH            56 70 32 40 66 81 33 39 70 76 32 38 65 73 36 39
PWind Dir           S       S       S      SW       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       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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