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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
341 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

TXZ012-231000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
341 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date           02/22/17      Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 47          75          33          53          22
Temp             76 62 56 51 48 53 68 75 67 51 44 38 34 37 48 53 47 35 30 26 23
DewPt            29 34 36 34 34 35 26 14 11 11 12  9 10 11 10  6  8 11 13 12 13
Max/Min RH                   60           9          39          15          67
RH               18 35 47 52 58 50 20 10 11 20 27 29 36 33 21 15 20 36 49 55 66
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW SE  N  N  N
Wind Spd         10  8  9  9  8 13 27 29 21 14 13 11 10 13 16 17 13 11 11  6  5
Clouds           SC B1 SC SC SC B1 FW FW FW FW FW CL FW CL FW FW SC FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)        49 53 39 31 32 69 14 14  6 12 11  1  6  2 10 24 33 19 12  3  4
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     3     5     5     5     3     3     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 11 10 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1175186171  7  6 <1 <1  6170210160  4  4 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        W  S SW  W SW SW  W  W  W  W NW  W  W  W  W  W  W NE NE  N SE
T Wind Spd        5  5  9  9  8 12 40 35 35 14 12 10 10 12 23 23 18  9  8  5  3
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  3  7  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EX CL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO
High Wind                           A  A
Red Flag                            W  W  W


Date           02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     52      32    64      32    69      44    69      33    58
Temp          45 48 37   32 56 58 40   33 60 64 50   45 63 64 42   33 52 54
DewPt         12 11 18   20 18 17 24   23 24 22 27   25 22 21 20   22 17 13
Min/Max RH       17      60    16      69    17      46    16      63    18
RH            26 22 46   60 22 20 52   67 25 20 40   46 21 19 41   63 25 19
PWind Dir        SE       S    SW       N     S      SW    SW      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     15>   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     5       0     0       5     5       5     0

$$

TXZ016-231000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
341 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date           02/22/17      Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 46          72          30          55          21
Temp             75 61 55 50 47 51 66 72 64 48 41 35 31 35 49 55 49 35 30 25 22
DewPt            31 32 32 33 33 34 25 11 12 12 10 10 10  8  3  3  3  6  8  9 12
Max/Min RH                   60           9          41          12          67
RH               20 33 41 52 58 51 21  9 13 23 27 35 41 32 15 12 15 29 39 50 66
Wind Dir          W SW  W SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  W  W  W  W NW  W  W  S SE NE  E
Wind Spd         13  8  6  8  8 13 29 31 24 17 12 10 11 19 23 21 21 13  9  6  5
Clouds           SC SC FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)        33 32 25 37 49 32 11 11 11 11  8  5  8  6 10  8 13  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              3     3     5     5     4     2     2     2     2     3
Mix Hgt           8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  8 10 10 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate       158 <1 <1 <1 <1  8175182174  6  4 <1 <1 16208260257  5 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        W SW SW  W SW SW  W  W  W NW NW  W  W  W NW  W  W  W NW NE SE
T Wind Spd       24  8  8  9  8 17 40 37 33 12  9  6  6 18 29 29 31 10  5  4  5
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  4  7  5  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  2  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EX CH NO NO NO NO NO CL CL EL NO NO NO NO
High Wind                           A  A
Red Flag                            W  W  W


Date           02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     54      32    65      31    68      41    66      31    58
Temp          46 50 38   32 57 59 40   32 59 63 48   42 60 61 39   31 51 54
DewPt         11 10 15   17 16 17 21   21 21 21 23   25 21 21 19   19 14 11
Min/Max RH       16      53    15      66    17      51    18      60    16
RH            24 20 39   52 20 19 47   64 23 20 37   51 22 21 43   60 22 18
PWind Dir         S       S     W       W    SW      SW    SW      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   15>     15>   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     5       0     0       0     5       5     0

$$

TXZ008-231000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
341 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date           02/22/17      Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 50          76          34          53          24
Temp             78 64 59 54 51 55 70 76 68 52 45 39 35 38 48 53 47 36 31 27 25
DewPt            28 33 37 36 35 36 27 14 10 10  9 10 13 14 15 10 10 11 13 12 14
Max/Min RH                   57           9          43          17          63
RH               16 31 43 50 55 50 20  9 10 18 22 29 40 37 25 17 22 34 46 52 63
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NE  N  N  N
Wind Spd          8  8  6  6  6  8 21 27 19 14 13 12 10 11 13 14 13 11  8  5  4
Clouds           B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 FW FW FW CL FW CL CL FW FW SC SC FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)        60 63 57 50 45 54 16 12 12  4  9  4  2  8 11 29 45 23 13  3  8
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     3     5     5     4     3     2     3     3     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  9 12  9 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1190187176  2  5 <1 <1  9151239135  5  7  1 <1
T Wind Dir        S  S  S  W SW SW  W  W  W NW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        5  8  5  8  8  8 43 39 36 10 11  9  6 10 19 23 17 11 16  5  2
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  2  6  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CH CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
High Wind                           A  A
Red Flag                            W  W  W


Date           02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     52      34    64      33    69      46    70      34    58
Temp          45 49 39   34 57 58 41   34 60 65 52   46 64 65 43   34 52 54
DewPt         12 11 18   21 19 19 24   23 25 23 28   27 24 21 21   22 17 12
Min/Max RH       17      58    17      67    18      46    16      60    17
RH            26 21 43   58 23 21 51   65 26 20 40   46 22 18 42   60 25 18
PWind Dir         W       S    SW       N     W      SW    SW      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     5       5     0       0     5       5     0

$$

TXZ008-231000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
341 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date           02/22/17      Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 50          75          33          53          23
Temp             77 64 58 54 51 55 69 75 67 51 44 38 34 37 48 53 47 36 31 27 24
DewPt            28 33 36 36 35 36 27 14 11 10  9 10 12 14 14 10 10 11 13 12 14
Max/Min RH                   56           9          43          17          66
RH               16 31 44 50 54 49 21 10 11 19 23 30 39 38 25 17 22 35 47 53 65
Wind Dir         SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  N  E  N  N  N
Wind Spd          9  8  8  6  6 10 24 28 21 14 13 12 10 12 13 14 13 10  8  5  4
Clouds           B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 FW FW FW CL FW CL CL FW FW SC SC FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)        60 61 56 50 46 53 15 13 11  5  9  3  1  7 11 28 50 22 12  3  7
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     3     5     5     5     3     3     3     3     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 12 10 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1188187182  5  5 <1 <1  8150219147  6  7  2 <1
T Wind Dir       SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NE NE  N  N
T Wind Spd        6  8  5  8  8 10 42 39 37 10 11  9  6 10 18 21 16 13 14  4  1
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  3  7  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EX CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
High Wind                           A  A
Red Flag                            W  W  W


Date           02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     52      34    63      33    69      46    69      33    58
Temp          45 49 39   34 56 57 41   34 60 65 52   46 63 64 42   33 52 54
DewPt         11 11 18   21 18 18 24   23 25 23 28   27 24 21 21   22 17 12
Min/Max RH       18      57    17      67    18      46    17      62    17
RH            25 21 42   57 22 21 51   64 26 20 40   46 23 20 44   62 25 18
PWind Dir         W       S    SW       N    SW      SW    SW      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     5       0     0       0     5       5     0

$$

TXZ006-231000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
341 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date           02/22/17      Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 45          69          27          50          20
Temp             77 61 55 50 46 50 63 69 61 45 38 32 28 32 44 50 44 33 28 24 21
DewPt            26 30 33 34 33 35 21 10  7  7  6  7 10 11  9  5  7 10 11 11 12
Max/Min RH                   66           9          50          15          69
RH               15 31 43 54 61 56 20 10 11 20 27 34 46 41 23 15 21 38 48 57 69
Wind Dir          W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW  E  N  N  N NE
Wind Spd         13  9  9  8  9 13 31 31 28 20 17 11 11 12 14 13 14 11  8  6  5
Clouds           B1 SC SC B1 SC FW CL CL FW CL CL CL CL FW FW SC B1 FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        60 49 47 51 46 14  5  5 13  1  5  0  1  7 12 44 54 21 16 12 18
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     4     4     4     2     3     3     2
Mix Hgt           8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  7  6  2 <1 <1 <1  1 10 13 10  3 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate       141 <1 <1 <1 <1  8160195174 52 10 <1 <1  9150213 75 48  6  2 <1
T Wind Dir        W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NE NE  N  E
T Wind Spd       20  5  5  8  9 17 36 34 33 29 23 11  8 10 17 19  8 19 11  4  2
RFTI              1  0  0  0  0  0  4  7  6  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL NO NO NO NO NO CL EX CH EL NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO
High Wind                           A  A
Red Flag                            W  W  W


Date           02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     52      29    60      28    68      38    66      28    57
Temp          44 48 35   29 52 54 36   29 58 62 46   39 59 61 37   28 50 53
DewPt         11  6 13   13 15 17 20   21 23 20 27   24 22 18 19   19 12  9
Min/Max RH       16      52    18      76    17      56    17      67    16
RH            25 18 41   51 22 23 52   73 26 19 47   55 24 19 48   67 22 17
PWind Dir         S      SW     W       N    SW      SW    SW      NW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     5       5     0       5     5      10     5

$$

OKZ002-231000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
341 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date           02/22/17      Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 47          73          30          48          21
Temp             76 62 56 51 48 52 67 73 65 48 41 35 31 34 44 48 43 32 28 24 22
DewPt            26 30 34 35 34 36 26 13  9  8 11 16 17 16 14 10 11 11 13 13 13
Max/Min RH                   63           9          59          21          70
RH               16 30 43 55 59 54 21 10 11 20 29 45 57 48 29 21 27 42 53 62 69
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  N SE  W NW  N
Wind Spd          9  6  6  6  6 11 26 27 26 19 17 13 13 14 17 19 17 12  8  5  6
Clouds           B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC CL CL FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)        60 77 80 62 59 28  2  3 12  1  0  3 14 14 25 40 29 36 31 29 17
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     4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  8  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6  9  7 <1  1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1185232218  7  7 <1 <1 45126205148  4 14  3  1
T Wind Dir        E SE  S SW  S SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  W
T Wind Spd       11  6  4  5  5 10 34 33 33 14 14 10  6 20 24 25 23  9 16  6  2
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  3  6  5  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CH CH NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
High Wind                           A  A
Red Flag                            W  W  W


Date           02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     50      29    59      28    69      41    67      30    57
Temp          43 46 34   29 52 53 36   29 59 64 48   42 61 62 39   30 50 53
DewPt          9  9 15   16 17 16 21   20 24 22 27   27 23 19 20   19 15 10
Min/Max RH       17      59    19      73    17      55    17      62    16
RH            24 22 45   58 25 23 54   69 26 20 43   55 23 19 46   62 24 17
PWind Dir        SW       S     W       E     S      SW    SW      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0    10       5     5       5    10      10     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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