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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
359 AM CST Thu Nov 16 2017

TXZ012-162200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
359 AM CST Thu Nov 16 2017

Date             Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 73          51          81          42          53
Temp             40 44 62 72 61 54 52 51 51 60 77 80 68 59 57 50 43 43 51 52 45
DewPt            31 35 40 40 40 41 41 39 37 35 33 30 31 31 31 28 25 23 20 18 15
Min/Max RH                   31          66          16          49          25
RH               70 70 44 31 46 61 66 63 59 39 20 16 25 34 37 42 49 45 29 26 29
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd         10 13 14 14 13 13 13 13 13 16 21 24 16 12 13 21 21 19 18 13  9
Clouds           CL FW CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)         4 11  5  5 10 18 20 33 31 37 36 26 21 28 33 22 24 17 12  2  2
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              4     4     4     4     5     5     4     2     4     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  3  5  5 <1
Vent Rate        <1  9 34 34 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 78140 <1 <1 <1  9126102113 72  2
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd       10 19 19 19 10 11 13 11 10 12 29 32  8  9 16 20 41 39 28 18  3
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO
Fire Weather                                    A  A


Date               Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       30    58      35    64      40    58      34    59
Temp          33   31 52 48 38   35 57 54 42   40 55 49 37   34 55 50
DewPt         16   15 17 16 17   21 24 24 24   22 23 23 22   22 22 25
Max/Min RH         53    20      56    22      50    26      61    25
RH            49   51 25 27 42   56 28 31 48   48 29 36 54   61 27 37
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW       W     N      SE     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ016-162200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
359 AM CST Thu Nov 16 2017

Date             Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 74          49          80          41          52
Temp             40 45 63 73 62 54 52 51 50 58 75 80 68 56 54 50 42 43 49 52 44
DewPt            30 38 41 39 38 40 42 38 35 33 31 28 29 29 30 27 25 22 20 19 17
Min/Max RH                   29          70          15          50          27
RH               67 76 45 30 42 59 70 62 57 39 19 15 23 36 40 42 50 43 32 27 34
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW  W  W  W  N  N  N NE NE
Wind Spd          9 13 17 16 12 11 12 12 11 14 21 26 16 11 12 14 19 19 19 13  5
Clouds           FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)        12 28  7  8 14 24 23 25 20 25 18 21 14 21 21 21 26 18 16  5  2
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              4     3     3     3     5     5     4     2     4     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  1  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  4  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1  9 17 15 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 50122 <1 <1 <1  8 33 87 72 28  1
T Wind Dir        S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  E
T Wind Spd        9 20 19 17 10 12 13 12 10 10 23 31  9 10 17 18 25 33 20  8  2
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Fire Weather                                    A  A


Date               Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       29    58      34    66      38    59      33    59
Temp          32   29 52 50 37   34 59 55 41   38 55 51 36   33 55 51
DewPt         16   16 19 17 18   20 23 21 24   22 22 23 20   22 25 26
Max/Min RH         57    21      56    18      52    24      64    27
RH            51   57 27 28 47   56 25 27 51   51 27 34 52   63 31 38
PWind Dir          SE    SW      SW    SW       W    NE      NW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ008-162200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
359 AM CST Thu Nov 16 2017

Date             Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 72          54          81          45          55
Temp             40 47 62 71 63 58 56 56 56 63 75 81 71 61 57 51 46 46 51 55 47
DewPt            30 35 38 40 41 43 42 40 38 36 34 31 30 32 34 30 27 23 20 19 17
Min/Max RH                   32          61          16          47          24
RH               69 63 41 32 44 56 59 55 51 36 22 16 23 33 42 45 47 41 29 24 30
Wind Dir         SW  S SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  9 14 13 11 11 11 12 13 16 20 23 16 12 13 21 20 18 17 12  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)         3  5  4  5  8 12 16 31 44 37 45 35 30 38 37 24 40 21  6  1  2
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              4     5     5     4     5     5     3     3     4     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4 <1 <1 <1  3  4  3  6  5 <1
Vent Rate        <1  8 38 57 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 17143 <1 <1 <1105132 87140 75  2
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW  W SW SW  W SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        8 17 21 21  9 10 10 11 11 13 19 36 13 12 16 40 42 33 28 17  3
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO


Date               Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       32    60      39    65      41    59      36    59
Temp          36   32 54 53 42   39 58 56 45   41 55 51 39   36 54 51
DewPt         17   16 18 18 18   21 25 24 25   23 22 22 23   23 24 26
Max/Min RH         51    19      49    21      49    24      58    26
RH            45   50 24 25 38   49 27 29 45   49 27 32 51   58 30 37
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW       W     N      SE    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     0

$$

TXZ008-162200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
359 AM CST Thu Nov 16 2017

Date             Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 73          53          80          44          54
Temp             41 46 61 71 64 57 55 55 54 61 74 80 71 62 59 51 46 44 51 54 47
DewPt            31 34 39 40 40 41 42 39 37 36 33 30 30 32 33 29 26 23 19 18 17
Min/Max RH                   32          63          16          47          24
RH               69 63 44 33 43 57 61 55 52 39 23 16 22 32 38 44 46 44 29 24 30
Wind Dir         SW  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          6 11 14 13 12 12 12 13 13 16 20 23 16 12 13 21 20 18 17 12  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)         3  5  4  5  8 13 16 32 38 38 44 33 28 38 34 24 40 22  7  1  2
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              4     5     5     4     5     5     3     3     4     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  5 <1 <1 <1  3  4  4  6  5 <1
Vent Rate        <1  8 38 57 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 18175 <1 <1 <1102133112138 70  2
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW  S  S SW  W  W  W SW  W SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        8 17 21 21  9 10 10 11 11 14 20 40 13 11 16 39 43 36 28 16  3
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO


Date               Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       32    60      38    65      41    58      35    59
Temp          36   32 53 52 41   38 58 57 45   41 54 51 40   35 53 52
DewPt         16   16 19 18 18   21 25 24 24   23 22 22 22   22 23 26
Max/Min RH         51    20      51    22      48    25      59    26
RH            44   51 27 26 39   50 28 28 44   48 29 32 49   59 31 36
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW       W     N      SE     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     0

$$

TXZ006-162200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
359 AM CST Thu Nov 16 2017

Date             Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 75          47          80          40          52
Temp             37 46 63 74 62 53 49 51 48 58 74 80 68 57 51 44 40 41 48 52 43
DewPt            30 32 35 33 33 34 36 34 32 33 32 32 32 33 33 29 24 20 15 15 14
Min/Max RH                   22          61          17          55          23
RH               76 59 35 22 33 48 61 53 53 40 21 17 26 40 50 54 52 43 26 23 30
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  N  N  N  N NE NE
Wind Spd          8 12 14 13 12 11 10 11 12 14 24 31 17 12 13 21 21 19 16 11  5
Clouds           FW FW CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW CL CL
Clouds(%)         6  8  3  4 13 20 28 42 45 47 45 30 36 31 29 30 38 26  7  1  1
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              5     5     4     4     5     5     2     2     4     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  6 <1 <1 <1  3  4  4  5  5 <1
Vent Rate        <1  9 26 37 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 24203  7  7 <1 83122106 81 41  1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  S
T Wind Spd       11 20 19 20  9 13 12 11 10 11 19 37 14 16 16 37 39 29 20 10  2
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO


Date               Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       30    59      33    66      37    58      32    59
Temp          32   30 53 49 36   33 59 54 39   37 54 48 34   32 54 49
DewPt         15   16 21 21 20   20 21 21 20   19 22 23 22   23 27 28
Max/Min RH         55    23      60    18      48    25      69    29
RH            48   55 28 33 53   60 23 28 47   48 28 37 61   69 35 44
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW    SW      NW    NE      SW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-162200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
359 AM CST Thu Nov 16 2017

Date             Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 71          47          79          39          53
Temp             36 43 59 69 58 51 51 50 49 57 73 79 69 59 53 45 40 40 48 53 43
DewPt            29 32 36 38 38 38 37 35 34 34 35 34 33 34 34 31 27 23 18 17 16
Min/Max RH                   31          69          19          59          24
RH               75 66 42 31 46 62 60 57 55 42 25 19 26 38 47 57 58 49 30 24 33
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          8 13 14 13 11 10 11 12 13 16 20 23 18 16 19 21 23 20 17 12  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         2  3  2  4  8 20 25 31 41 52 57 41 41 34 37 50 42 16  5  1  1
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              5     5     5     4     5     5     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5 <1 <1 <1  4  3  3  6  6 <1
Vent Rate        <1  9 40 36 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 33152  8 <1  5137105 83138 88  1
T Wind Dir        S  S SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W SW  W  W SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        9 20 23 19  9 10 10 10  9 10 25 35 17 16 14 43 40 31 28 18  3
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  0  0  0  2  2  1  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO


Date               Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       30    59      34    65      37    57      33    59
Temp          33   30 53 49 39   34 58 53 41   37 52 47 37   33 53 48
DewPt         16   16 22 22 20   21 24 23 23   23 24 24 24   23 27 27
Max/Min RH         55    24      59    21      55    28      66    29
RH            49   55 30 34 46   58 27 31 48   55 33 40 60   66 36 44
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW      NW    NE       S     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     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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