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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
538 AM CDT Wed Apr 19 2017

TXZ012-192200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
538 AM CDT Wed Apr 19 2017

Date             Wed 04/19/17            Thu 04/20/17            Fri 04/21/17
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                 89          52          72          53          75
Temp             57 70 83 89 85 68 61 56 52 60 68 72 70 61 58 55 53 62 71 75 71
DewPt            53 52 41 30 29 34 34 38 43 42 42 43 44 47 50 51 52 52 43 33 32
Min/Max RH                   12          71          35          96          21
RH               86 53 23 12 13 28 36 51 71 51 39 35 39 60 75 86 96 70 36 21 24
Wind Dir          S SW SW SW SW  S SW  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE  W  W NW  N
Wind Spd         13 13 12 16 13 10 13 16 21 21 16 13 13 10 11  8  8 11 17 24 23
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW SC
Clouds(%)         3  1  1  1  1  0  1 21 44 42 37 33 59 62 85 81 52 40 12 22 27
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5          50          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.31        0.02
Rain Shwrs                                           SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                                SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     3     4     2     2
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     5     4     4     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1  2  7 12 10 <1 <1 <1  2  3  4  5  4  2  1  1 <1  3  6 10 10
Vent Rate         7 27 91230190 <1 <1  7 47 80100 90 63 26  7  2  5 40180295247
T Wind Dir        S SW SW SW SW SW SW  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E SW SW  W  W  W NW
T Wind Spd       14 20 16 23 23  8  9 16 35 36 28 23 20 14  8  2 11 18 34 35 29
RFTI              0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  2
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL


Date          Sat 04/22/17 Sun 04/23/17 Mon 04/24/17 Tue 04/25/17
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       41      60      36      71      48      84      52      85
Temp          50 41 56 57 42 36 64 68 54 48 77 80 60 52 79 82
DewPt         39 37 34 30 34 33 31 31 32 33 35 33 36 33 31 28
Max/Min RH         85      33      89      23      56      16      48      13
RH            66 85 43 35 73 89 29 25 43 56 22 18 41 48 17 14
PWind Dir           N       N      NE      SW       S      SW      SW      SW
Wind Char         15>     15>     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ016-192200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
538 AM CDT Wed Apr 19 2017

Date             Wed 04/19/17            Thu 04/20/17            Fri 04/21/17
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                 87          51          72          51          77
Temp             52 66 80 87 83 67 60 55 51 60 68 72 70 60 56 53 51 62 72 77 73
DewPt            49 39 29 28 28 31 30 35 38 41 42 43 45 46 49 49 49 46 30 25 27
Min/Max RH                   12          61          35          93          14
RH               89 37 15 12 14 27 32 46 61 49 38 35 41 60 77 86 93 56 21 14 18
Wind Dir         SW  W SW SW SW SW  W  N  N NE NE  E SE  E SE  S SW  W  W NW NW
Wind Spd         11 12 13 17 13  8  8 13 18 21 14 13 13 11 11  8  6 13 21 29 21
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC FW CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         2  1  1  3  2  1  5 11 23 34 30 34 53 63 79 63 40 20  2  2  9
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5          30           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.03           0
Rain Shwrs                                           SC SC SC SC
Tstms                                                SC SC SC SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1  1 10 11 10 <1 <1 <1  1  3  4  4  4  2 <1 <1 <1  1  7  9 10
Vent Rate        <1 12181221209 <1 <1 <1 21 70 77 64 56 24  2  3 <1 19189288250
T Wind Dir        S  W SW  W  W  W  W  N NE NE  E  E  E SE  E SW SW  W  W  W NW
T Wind Spd       13 13 21 24 25  6  8 12 24 32 25 18 16 13  3  5  9 21 33 36 28
RFTI              0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  5  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CH EL


Date          Sat 04/22/17 Sun 04/23/17 Mon 04/24/17 Tue 04/25/17
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      61      34      71      48      85      52      85
Temp          49 40 57 58 41 34 64 68 54 48 78 81 60 52 79 82
DewPt         36 35 34 31 32 32 32 32 31 31 32 27 31 27 26 24
Max/Min RH         82      33      92      24      51      13      38      11
RH            61 82 41 36 70 92 30 26 41 51 19 14 33 38 14 12
PWind Dir           N       N      NE       S       S      SW      SW       W
Wind Char         15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       0       0       0       0       5

$$

TXZ008-192200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
538 AM CDT Wed Apr 19 2017

Date             Wed 04/19/17            Thu 04/20/17            Fri 04/21/17
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                 91          56          74          53          70
Temp             58 72 85 91 87 71 65 60 56 63 71 74 72 62 58 55 53 60 67 70 67
DewPt            54 53 43 32 31 34 37 42 43 42 41 38 41 44 49 51 52 53 46 38 39
Min/Max RH                   12          62          27          96          31
RH               86 51 23 12 13 26 35 51 62 46 33 27 33 53 72 86 96 78 48 31 36
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW  S SW  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE  S NW NW  N
Wind Spd         10 13 11 14 12  9 13 17 18 19 14 13 12 10 10  6  5  6 12 20 21
Clouds           FW CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 OV B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)         8  3  1  1  1  1 12 40 41 35 27 29 55 59 89 87 74 60 36 54 67
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          60          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.61        0.03
Rain Shwrs                                           SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC
Tstms                                                SC SC NM NM IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     3     4     3     3
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     5     3     4     4     5     5     2
Mix Hgt          <1  2  5 12 10 <1 <1 <1  3  4  5  6  5  4  2  1  1  2  6 10  7
Vent Rate         6 30 57264200 <1 <1 11 83100 99110 80 56 20  2  3 18149270215
T Wind Dir        S SW SW SW SW  S SW  N NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SW SW  W NW NW
T Wind Spd       12 21 13 25 23  6  8 25 37 32 25 23 18 18 10  2  3 10 31 31 37
RFTI              0  0  0  2  1  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL EL NO NO EL NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date          Sat 04/22/17 Sun 04/23/17 Mon 04/24/17 Tue 04/25/17
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       42      61      37      73      51      87      55      85
Temp          49 42 57 58 43 37 66 71 57 51 80 83 63 55 79 82
DewPt         40 38 34 31 35 34 31 31 33 33 36 35 38 36 34 30
Max/Min RH         86      33      89      21      50      16      49      14
RH            70 86 42 36 73 89 27 23 41 50 20 18 40 49 19 15
PWind Dir           N       N       N      SW       S      SW      SW      SW
Wind Char         15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ008-192200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
538 AM CDT Wed Apr 19 2017

Date             Wed 04/19/17            Thu 04/20/17            Fri 04/21/17
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                 90          55          73          53          70
Temp             58 71 84 90 86 70 64 59 55 62 70 73 71 62 58 55 53 60 67 70 67
DewPt            54 52 42 32 31 34 36 42 43 42 41 40 42 45 49 51 52 53 46 38 38
Min/Max RH                   13          64          30          97          31
RH               85 51 23 13 14 26 36 54 64 47 35 30 36 53 73 87 97 77 47 31 34
Wind Dir          S SW SW SW SW  S  W  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE SW  W NW  N
Wind Spd         12 13 11 14 12 10 13 16 18 20 14 13 12 10 10  6  5  8 13 21 21
Clouds           FW CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1
Clouds(%)         6  2  1  1  1  0  9 36 41 32 27 31 54 61 87 87 71 57 31 44 63
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          60          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.59        0.02
Rain Shwrs                                           IS IS NM NM IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                                IS IS NM NM IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     2     4     2     2
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     5     4     4     4     5     5     2
Mix Hgt          <1  2  6 12 10 <1 <1 <1  3  4  5  6  5  4  2  1  1  2  6 10  7
Vent Rate         6 28 72264200 <1 <1 20 99102 99110 80 56 18  2  4 24168270208
T Wind Dir        S SW SW SW SW SW SW  N NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SW  W  W NW NW
T Wind Spd       12 20 14 25 23  6  9 27 37 33 25 23 18 18 10  2  4 13 32 31 36
RFTI              0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date          Sat 04/22/17 Sun 04/23/17 Mon 04/24/17 Tue 04/25/17
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       42      61      36      72      51      86      55      85
Temp          49 42 57 58 42 36 65 70 56 51 79 83 63 55 79 82
DewPt         40 38 34 31 35 34 31 31 33 33 35 34 37 35 33 29
Max/Min RH         87      34      92      22      50      16      47      14
RH            71 87 43 36 76 92 28 23 41 50 20 17 38 47 19 14
PWind Dir           N       N       N      SW       S      SW      SW      SW
Wind Char         15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ006-192200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
538 AM CDT Wed Apr 19 2017

Date             Wed 04/19/17            Thu 04/20/17            Fri 04/21/17
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                 87          50          71          48          68
Temp             51 66 80 87 83 66 59 54 50 59 67 71 68 58 54 50 48 56 64 68 65
DewPt            46 40 30 28 27 30 33 37 37 37 36 36 38 41 44 46 47 48 35 34 34
Min/Max RH                   12          60          28          95          28
RH               83 39 16 12 13 26 37 52 60 43 32 28 33 54 69 85 95 74 34 28 32
Wind Dir         SW  W SW SW SW  W  N  N  N NE NE  E SE SE SE  S  S  W NW NW  N
Wind Spd          8  9 10 13 11  9 19 20 18 19 13 13 13 10 10  6  6 13 20 26 26
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC
Clouds(%)         2  1  1  1  5  2 25 17 24 13 24 29 56 64 68 62 60 35 33 52 49
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.13        0.02
Rain Shwrs                                                 SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                                      IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     4     4     3     3     3     5     5     2
Mix Hgt          <1  1 10 11 10 <1 <1  2  1  3  6  6  5  4  3  2 <1  2  8 11  8
Vent Rate        <1 11197179160 <1 <1 44 20 74 94 83 75 56 28 15 <1 46208273284
T Wind Dir       SW  W SW SW  W SW NW  N NE NE  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  W NW NW  N
T Wind Spd        9 12 23 19 18  6 16 33 21 25 19 17 17 18 12 10  5 26 29 29 42
RFTI              0  0  0  2  1  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  3
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL EL NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL


Date          Sat 04/22/17 Sun 04/23/17 Mon 04/24/17 Tue 04/25/17
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      60      34      73      47      84      48      83
Temp          46 39 56 57 41 34 66 70 54 47 77 80 57 48 76 80
DewPt         37 36 34 30 33 32 33 30 32 33 31 28 31 32 28 25
Max/Min RH         89      33      92      21      57      14      52      12
RH            71 89 43 35 73 92 29 22 43 57 18 15 37 52 17 13
PWind Dir           N       N       E      SW       S      SW       W       W
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

OKZ002-192200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
538 AM CDT Wed Apr 19 2017

Date             Wed 04/19/17            Thu 04/20/17            Fri 04/21/17
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                 90          52          72          50          61
Temp             58 71 84 90 86 69 62 56 52 60 68 72 70 60 56 52 50 55 59 61 59
DewPt            51 49 40 34 33 38 43 40 38 38 36 35 37 40 43 45 48 50 48 42 40
Min/Max RH                   14          59          26          93          48
RH               78 45 21 14 15 32 50 55 59 44 31 26 30 48 62 77 93 83 67 49 49
Wind Dir         SW SW  W SW SW NE  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E SE  E  E  N  N  N
Wind Spd         12 12  5 11  9  6 20 17 14 16 13 12 13  9  9  6  8 11 12 17 23
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)         4  2  1  1  3 35 44 48 31 10 23 28 38 63 74 72 74 68 62 65 81
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          50          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.14        0.20
Rain Shwrs                                                 SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
Tstms                                                      SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     2     4     2     2
Haines 6HR              5     4     4     3     3     3     3     5     5     3
Mix Hgt          <1  2  6 13 12 <1 <1  2  2  3  4  7  6 <1  1  1 <1  3  7 11  3
Vent Rate         6 22 24175138 <1 <1 76 32 57 66112 88 12 18  9  5 28 35231 84
T Wind Dir        S SW  W SW SW  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE  E SE  N  W  N
T Wind Spd       13 16  4 16 13  2 13 35 21 21 17 18 18 13 14 10 10 12  5 24 32
RFTI              0  0  0  1  1  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL EL NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL


Date          Sat 04/22/17 Sun 04/23/17 Mon 04/24/17 Tue 04/25/17
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      58      34      72      50      84      50      83
Temp          45 40 55 55 40 34 65 70 56 50 78 80 59 50 77 80
DewPt         39 38 35 32 35 33 34 33 33 34 38 37 37 38 39 34
Max/Min RH         92      39      96      24      54      19      64      18
RH            79 92 47 41 82 96 31 25 42 54 24 21 44 64 25 19
PWind Dir           N       N       N      SW       S      SW       S      SW
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 SC SC FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           20       0       0       0       0       0       0       0
Rain Shwrs    IS IS
Tstms         IS IS

$$

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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