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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
349 AM CDT Fri Mar 17 2017

TXZ012-172200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
349 AM CDT Fri Mar 17 2017

Date             Fri 03/17/17            Sat 03/18/17            Sun 03/19/17
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                 77          44          74          52          89
Temp          51 48 53 69 76 72 59 52 48 44 53 67 73 71 62 57 54 52 63 80 88 84
DewPt         23 23 28 32 32 33 36 38 40 41 44 48 47 45 48 46 49 46 47 40 29 26
Min/Max RH                   19          93          37          83          11
RH            33 37 38 25 20 24 42 59 74 89 71 50 40 39 60 67 83 80 56 24 12 12
Wind Dir       W  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd       8  9 17 20 19 16  8  6  5  5  4  6 10 11 11 12 12 12 13 16 17 13
Clouds        CL CL FW FW FW SC FW FW CL FW B1 FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)      3  5  8 11 14 31 16 10  5 20 53 23 22 14 26 26 36 29  7 10 12  4
PoP 12HR                      0           5           5           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              6     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     5     6
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  3  6  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  3  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 15 12
Vent Rate     <1 <1 11 60116 53 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 12 36 32 26 <1 <1 <1  5 95390276
T Wind Dir     W NW  N NE NE NE  E  E NE NE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W
T Wind Spd     8 11 24 27 24 17  6  5  4  3  8  6 13 18 19 11 11 11 10 21 29 27
RFTI           0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date          Mon 03/20/17 Tue 03/21/17 Wed 03/22/17 Thu 03/23/17
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      83      43      69      42      73      46      72
Temp          60 51 75 77 53 43 63 65 48 42 65 69 52 46 66 68
DewPt         31 34 28 29 32 36 36 36 37 39 41 36 40 37 27 20
Max/Min RH         52      14      76      30      89      28      71      15
RH            33 52 17 17 44 76 36 34 65 89 41 30 63 71 23 16
PWind Dir          SW      NW       E      NE      SE       S       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 FW FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW
PoP 12HR            5       0       5       5       5      10      10       5

$$

TXZ016-172200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
349 AM CDT Fri Mar 17 2017

Date             Fri 03/17/17            Sat 03/18/17            Sun 03/19/17
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                 79          42          76          49          88
Temp          48 48 54 70 78 74 58 51 46 42 52 68 75 72 61 55 52 49 61 78 87 83
DewPt         21 21 26 27 27 30 33 36 38 39 43 45 44 38 43 41 44 44 45 34 27 25
Min/Max RH                   15          95          28          85          11
RH            35 34 34 20 15 20 39 57 75 91 71 44 33 29 52 59 76 85 57 20 11 12
Wind Dir      NW  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W
Wind Spd       9 11 14 19 17 13  8  5  4  4  3  4  9 10  8 11 11 12 13 14 16 13
Clouds        CL CL CL FW FW SC SC FW CL FW SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)      2  3  3 17 20 28 29 10  2 17 43 22 12 18  9 22 29 24 11 13  5 21
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           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     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  5  7  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  3  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 13 15 14
Vent Rate     <1 <1 10 99105 80 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 16 30 30 <1 <1 <1 <1  6312375322
T Wind Dir     W NW  N NE NE  E  E  E  E NE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W
T Wind Spd    10 10 21 25 17 18  5  5  4  1  4  9 13 17  8 12 11  9 12 27 28 26
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date          Mon 03/20/17 Tue 03/21/17 Wed 03/22/17 Thu 03/23/17
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       49      85      42      73      44      77      44      70
Temp          58 49 76 79 52 42 65 69 51 44 69 72 52 44 64 66
DewPt         28 34 26 24 29 36 37 36 37 38 38 28 34 31 23 17
Max/Min RH         56      11      79      26      79      18      60      14
RH            32 56 16 13 41 79 35 30 59 79 32 19 50 60 21 15
PWind Dir          SW       W       W       E      SE       S       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW SC SC B1 SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       0       5       0       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ008-172200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
349 AM CDT Fri Mar 17 2017

Date             Fri 03/17/17            Sat 03/18/17            Sun 03/19/17
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                 78          45          76          54          91
Temp          51 47 56 70 77 73 59 53 49 45 54 68 75 73 63 59 56 54 65 82 90 85
DewPt         20 21 31 32 32 33 36 38 39 40 43 47 45 46 48 47 48 46 47 40 28 25
Min/Max RH                   19          87          33          77          10
RH            29 35 38 24 19 23 42 58 69 83 66 47 34 38 57 64 75 75 53 22 11 11
Wind Dir       W  N  N NE NE NE  E  E NE NE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd       5  6 13 14 14 13  6  4  4  4  3  5  9 11 10 12 10 11 13 13 17 13
Clouds        CL FW CL FW FW FW CL CL CL FW SC SC FW CL SC FW FW SC FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)      1 15  5 17  8 14  3  0  5 18 34 30 24  1 29 19 25 28  6 10  8  2
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           0           5
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     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  3  6  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  5  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 14  8
Vent Rate     <1 <1 18 55105 49 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 21 54 52  4  5 <1 <1  6 35336163
T Wind Dir     W  N  N NE NE NE  E  E NE  N SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W
T Wind Spd     5 13 20 25 21 16  5  4  2  2  5  8 13 18  9 10 10  9 12 16 27 24
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  2
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL


Date          Mon 03/20/17 Tue 03/21/17 Wed 03/22/17 Thu 03/23/17
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       52      83      43      68      43      73      49      74
Temp          61 52 75 77 53 43 62 65 49 43 66 70 55 49 68 70
DewPt         28 31 29 30 36 32 32 35 36 37 40 38 40 39 27 21
Max/Min RH         44      15      66      28      81      29      68      15
RH            28 44 18 18 52 66 32 33 60 78 39 31 58 68 21 15
PWind Dir          SW       N       E      NE       E       S       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW FW FW B1 B1 SC FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW
PoP 12HR            5       0       5       0       5      10      10       5

$$

TXZ008-172200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
349 AM CDT Fri Mar 17 2017

Date             Fri 03/17/17            Sat 03/18/17            Sun 03/19/17
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                 77          45          76          54          90
Temp          54 50 55 69 76 73 59 53 49 45 54 68 75 73 64 59 56 54 65 81 89 85
DewPt         22 23 30 32 32 34 36 38 40 40 43 46 46 46 48 47 49 46 47 40 28 25
Min/Max RH                   20          86          34          75          10
RH            29 34 39 25 20 24 43 57 70 82 66 46 36 38 57 64 75 74 51 23 11 11
Wind Dir       W  N  N NE NE NE  E  E NE NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd       5 10 14 16 16 13  6  5  4  4  3  5  9 12 11 12 11 11 13 13 17 13
Clouds        CL FW CL FW FW FW CL CL CL FW SC FW SC CL SC FW SC SC FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)      1 16  5 14 10 15  3  2  4 17 43 24 26  2 29 16 30 28  6  9  9  2
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           0           5
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     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  3  6  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  5  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 14 11
Vent Rate     <1 <1 18 63105 49 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 21 50 48  4  5  5  4  7 40338250
T Wind Dir     W  N  N NE NE NE  E  E NE  N SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W
T Wind Spd     6 14 20 25 21 16  5  4  2  2  5  8 12 18  9 10 10  9 14 18 28 25
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date          Mon 03/20/17 Tue 03/21/17 Wed 03/22/17 Thu 03/23/17
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       52      83      43      68      43      73      49      73
Temp          61 52 75 77 53 43 62 65 49 43 66 70 55 49 67 69
DewPt         28 31 29 30 35 33 33 36 37 38 40 38 41 38 27 21
Max/Min RH         45      14      67      29      83      29      67      15
RH            28 45 18 17 51 67 33 34 63 82 39 31 59 67 22 16
PWind Dir          SW       N       E       E      SE       S       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
PoP 12HR            5       0       5       5       5      10      10       5

$$

TXZ006-172200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
349 AM CDT Fri Mar 17 2017

Date             Fri 03/17/17            Sat 03/18/17            Sun 03/19/17
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                 76          38          77          46          90
Temp          47 44 49 67 75 71 55 47 42 38 50 67 76 73 60 53 49 46 59 79 89 84
DewPt         21 21 28 28 28 30 32 34 35 35 39 42 39 39 42 40 41 39 41 31 23 21
Min/Max RH                   17          94          25          78           8
RH            35 39 44 23 17 22 41 60 76 89 67 40 26 29 52 60 74 75 51 17  9 10
Wind Dir      NW  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W
Wind Spd       8 12 17 19 16 14  6  5  4  4  4  9 13 13 11 10  9 10 12 13 17 14
Clouds        CL CL CL SC FW FW CL CL CL CL FW CL CL FW CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)      1  2  1 31 24 11  1  0  1  5 21  1  1  8  1  4 17 22 12  7  4  3
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     6
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  5  6  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  6  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 12 13 13
Vent Rate     <1 <1 19 99 84 51 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 30 83 54  5 <1 <1 <1  6196260259
T Wind Dir    NW  N  N NE NE  E  E SE SE SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W
T Wind Spd    13 18 21 25 16 13  5  4  3  3 10 13 17 20 11 11  9 10 12 19 23 23
RFTI           0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  3
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL


Date          Mon 03/20/17 Tue 03/21/17 Wed 03/22/17 Thu 03/23/17
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       44      81      38      68      41      75      42      70
Temp          55 44 72 75 48 38 61 64 47 41 67 70 50 42 63 65
DewPt         23 26 25 25 31 31 32 34 34 34 36 28 31 30 23 21
Max/Min RH         49      13      76      27      78      20      62      16
RH            29 49 18 16 51 76 34 32 60 77 33 21 49 62 21 18
PWind Dir           W      NE       E       E      SE       S       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5       0       5       0       5       5      10       5

$$

OKZ002-172200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
349 AM CDT Fri Mar 17 2017

Date             Fri 03/17/17            Sat 03/18/17            Sun 03/19/17
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                 75          40          76          50          91
Temp          48 44 53 67 74 70 55 48 44 40 51 67 75 72 61 56 53 50 62 81 90 85
DewPt         19 22 31 32 33 33 34 36 36 36 39 43 42 43 46 46 45 41 42 35 27 24
Min/Max RH                   21          88          30          74          10
RH            30 42 43 27 22 25 45 62 72 84 63 41 31 35 57 69 74 72 49 19 10 11
Wind Dir      NW  N  N NE NE  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd      11 10 14 14 12 11  5  4  4  4  6 11 13 13 11 11 11 11 13 12 13 11
Clouds        FW FW FW FW SC FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW
Clouds(%)      6 10 12 21 34  7  1  7  9  8 18 14  9  1  9 18 16 15  3  5  7 12
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     6
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  3  5  3 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 11 15 14
Vent Rate     <1 <1 18 57 75 32 <1 <1 <1 <1 11 39 77 83  5  5  5  6  5148232203
T Wind Dir    NW  N  N NE NE  E  E SE  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W
T Wind Spd     9 16 20 21 17 11  5  3  3  4 12 14 19 23 11 11 11 12 11 14 18 17
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  2
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL


Date          Mon 03/20/17 Tue 03/21/17 Wed 03/22/17 Thu 03/23/17
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       47      77      38      63      39      73      45      73
Temp          58 47 70 72 47 38 57 60 45 39 65 69 52 45 66 68
DewPt         25 27 32 31 33 27 28 32 32 33 38 36 38 37 26 24
Max/Min RH         46      18      65      28      81      27      73      16
RH            28 44 24 22 59 65 33 35 59 78 37 30 60 73 22 19
PWind Dir           W       N       E       E      SE       S       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       0       5       5       5      10

$$

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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