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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
348 PM CST Mon Feb 12 2018

TXZ012-131000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
348 PM CST Mon Feb 12 2018

Date           02/12/18      Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18            Thu
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                 23          61          39          72          45
Temp             43 34 27 25 23 30 49 58 55 44 42 39 39 47 67 72 66 54 50 49 45
DewPt             5 10 12 19 19 21 25 25 28 30 30 30 29 28 26 22 25 26 31 34 35
Max/Min RH                   88          26          70          15          68
RH               20 36 53 78 84 69 39 28 35 57 62 70 67 47 21 15 21 34 48 56 68
Wind Dir         SE SE SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W
Wind Spd         13 13 12 10  6  9 13 13 11 12 12 12 11 12 17 20 16 12 13 13 12
Clouds           FW SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        23 37 19 17 17 24 28 40 41 42 54 40 51 58 57 60 64 61 69 65 71
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     3     3     5     5     4     4     2     2
Mix Hgt           2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  8  6 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        29 18  4 <1 <1  7 18 22  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1140195143 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  W SW SW SW SW SW  W
T Wind Spd       21 20  9  9  6 16 13 12 12 11 12 13  9 10 32 29 29 11 14 13 12
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  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


Date           02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18
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     68      24    41      23    57      32    67      33    61
Temp          64 62 40   25 34 37 26   24 49 51 36   32 60 60 44   33 55 53
DewPt         35 29 24   20 11 13 14   18 22 21 26   26 27 24 26   23 22 19
Min/Max RH       24      81    30      78    25      78    21      66    21
RH            34 28 52   81 38 37 60   77 34 30 67   78 28 25 49   66 27 26
PWind Dir         W       N    NE       S    SW       S    SW      SW     W
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12HR          5      10    10      10     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-131000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
348 PM CST Mon Feb 12 2018

Date           02/12/18      Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18            Thu
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                 24          62          37          70          42
Temp             49 38 30 27 26 32 52 61 58 43 39 38 37 45 65 70 64 48 46 44 42
DewPt            10 16 16 14 17 19 25 26 26 26 28 28 26 27 26 24 24 27 34 35 35
Max/Min RH                   80          25          69          18          79
RH               20 40 55 57 70 58 35 26 29 51 66 69 64 49 23 18 22 44 64 72 76
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W
Wind Spd         13 12 10  9  6  8 12 13 10 10 10  9 10 10 16 21 16 11 13 13 12
Clouds           SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        37 37 32 31 30 40 37 40 40 45 53 46 59 64 69 69 67 64 66 63 78
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          10
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     4     4     4     2     2     2
Mix Hgt           3  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  8  5 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        50 17  5 <1 <1  5 14 49  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1117233130 <1  7  7 <1
T Wind Dir        S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  W SW  W SW SW SW  W
T Wind Spd       23 19 10  9  6 11 10 16 10  9 11 11 10 10 29 35 29 11 16 14 14
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  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


Date           02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18
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     66      25    42      23    58      31    67      34    64
Temp          61 61 41   27 36 39 25   23 50 53 35   31 59 62 42   34 59 59
DewPt         36 30 25   22 13 17 17   21 21 21 26   26 28 25 27   24 22 19
Min/Max RH       28      81    34      92    23      83    22      68    19
RH            39 31 52   81 38 40 71   92 32 28 68   83 31 25 56   66 24 21
PWind Dir         W       N     E       S     W      SW    SW      SW     W
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          5      10    10      10     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-131000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
348 PM CST Mon Feb 12 2018

Date           02/12/18      Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18            Thu
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                 23          62          42          74          47
Temp             47 36 27 25 24 30 47 59 57 47 44 42 42 48 65 74 69 57 52 49 47
DewPt             4  9 12 19 19 21 24 26 29 30 31 30 29 29 26 21 23 26 29 31 34
Max/Min RH                   83          26          63          14          63
RH               17 32 52 76 82 69 40 28 34 51 60 62 61 47 23 14 17 30 41 51 59
Wind Dir         SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W
Wind Spd         12  6  5  3  4  6 11 13 10 13 11 12 12 12 16 19 14 13 12 12 11
Clouds           FW SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        20 42 25 18 18 22 26 39 43 42 55 38 49 55 54 57 64 61 71 67 72
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     5     5     5     5     5     4     2     3
Mix Hgt           2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        35 28  4  4 <1  7 20 24  6  6 <1 <1 <1  3 44223  9 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  W SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       19 20  8  9  9 16 14 13 12 12 11 12 11 13 25 33 19 11 12 13 11
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  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


Date           02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18
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     68      24    41      25    59      35    69      34    60
Temp          63 63 39   25 33 39 26   25 49 55 38   35 61 64 45   34 52 55
DewPt         33 27 23   18 10 12 12   17 21 20 26   26 25 24 26   23 21 19
Min/Max RH       22      73    29      72    22      69    18      62    21
RH            32 25 53   72 38 33 54   72 33 25 62   69 25 21 47   62 29 24
PWind Dir         W       N    NE       S    SW       S    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char       <15     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 B1   B2 B1 B1 SC   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          5       5    10      10     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-131000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
348 PM CST Mon Feb 12 2018

Date           02/12/18      Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18            Thu
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                 23          61          41          72          46
Temp             47 35 27 23 23 30 46 59 57 47 43 42 41 46 63 72 69 56 52 48 46
DewPt             4 10 12 18 18 20 24 25 28 29 30 28 28 29 26 21 23 26 29 32 34
Max/Min RH                   85          26          60          15          65
RH               17 34 51 81 81 66 42 27 33 49 59 59 59 51 25 15 18 31 42 53 62
Wind Dir         SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W
Wind Spd         13  8  6  4  4  8 12 13 11 13 11 12 12 12 17 20 16 13 12 13 13
Clouds           FW SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        20 41 23 18 18 22 26 39 43 42 55 38 49 56 54 57 64 61 71 66 71
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     5     5     5     5     5     4     2     3
Mix Hgt           2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  8  1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        34 29  4  4  4  7 20 30  5  6 <1 <1 <1  6 53218 18 <1 <1  6 <1
T Wind Dir       SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  W SW SW SW  W
T Wind Spd       19 21  8  9  8 16 14 13 10 12 11 12 11 12 24 33 20 11 12 13 10
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  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


Date           02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18
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     68      24    41      24    58      34    68      34    60
Temp          61 64 40   26 31 40 27   24 46 55 38   35 58 64 47   34 51 55
DewPt         34 28 23   18 10 13 13   18 21 20 26   26 25 23 26   23 21 19
Min/Max RH       23      72    30      78    23      72    19      64    22
RH            36 26 50   71 42 32 55   77 37 26 62   71 29 21 44   63 31 25
PWind Dir         W       N    NE       S    SW       S    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 B1   B2 B1 B1 SC   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          5       5    10      10     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-131000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
348 PM CST Mon Feb 12 2018

Date           02/12/18      Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18            Thu
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                 23          61          34          70          40
Temp             45 34 27 25 23 31 51 60 56 42 38 35 34 41 64 70 64 51 46 42 40
DewPt             5 12 13 13 15 18 24 25 25 25 27 25 24 25 24 19 20 23 28 30 31
Max/Min RH                   76          25          68          14          73
RH               19 39 55 60 71 58 35 26 30 50 64 66 66 52 22 14 18 33 49 63 70
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W
Wind Spd         13 12 11  9  6  9 13 16 11 10 10 11 11 11 18 23 17 13 13 12 12
Clouds           SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        30 44 32 31 29 31 34 37 43 43 50 39 54 63 57 59 61 60 68 64 61
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              2     2     5     5     5     5     5     4     2     3
Mix Hgt           3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6  4 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        52  8  6  6 <1  7 12 38  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 38182112  6  6  7 <1
T Wind Dir        S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W
T Wind Spd       23 18 12 12 10 16 13 19  9  9 11 13 10 10 21 37 36 13 13 14 12
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18
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     65      20    40      21    57      29    66      28    57
Temp          61 58 33   20 33 38 24   22 50 51 32   29 59 60 37   28 51 50
DewPt         29 24 20   17 10 15 16   18 19 17 20   21 22 20 22   19 20 18
Min/Max RH       22      89    33      88    21      73    18      71    22
RH            30 27 59   89 38 38 71   86 30 26 60   73 24 22 55   68 29 29
PWind Dir         W       N     E       S    SE      SW    SW       W    SW
Wind Char       <15     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12HR          5       5    10      10     0       0     0       0    10

$$

OKZ002-131000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
348 PM CST Mon Feb 12 2018

Date           02/12/18      Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18            Thu
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                 25          61          38          73          44
Temp             46 35 28 25 26 32 49 60 55 44 42 39 38 44 65 73 66 53 50 46 44
DewPt             3  8 10 15 18 18 25 26 27 27 29 27 26 27 26 22 22 23 26 29 30
Max/Min RH                   73          26          65          15          61
RH               17 32 46 65 71 56 39 27 34 52 60 63 63 51 23 15 18 31 39 52 59
Wind Dir         SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd         13 11 12 10 10 12 13 14 12 12 12 12 11 13 16 18 13 14 13 12 12
Clouds           FW SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1
Clouds(%)        24 47 46 32 23 18 24 30 38 37 46 31 44 54 60 60 69 59 76 70 65
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              3     3     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4
Mix Hgt           2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        32 17  9  7  6  9 26 43  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 28 88  8  8  7  6 <1
T Wind Dir       SE SE  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       24 19 20 16 13 20 19 19 11  9 12 11  8  6 14 25 17 18 16 12 13
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  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


Date           02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18
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     66      19    40      22    58      30    68      29    54
Temp          61 57 31   20 31 37 25   23 48 53 33   30 58 61 37   29 48 46
DewPt         29 25 21   14  9 13 12   18 20 19 23   22 22 21 22   20 20 18
Min/Max RH       21      78    31      82    22      75    17      68    25
RH            29 29 65   77 38 37 57   82 33 26 67   71 25 21 54   67 33 32
PWind Dir         W       N    NE       S     S       S    SW       W     N
Wind Char       <15     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12HR          5       5    10      10     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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