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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
356 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

TXZ012-212200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
356 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Date             Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17
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                 74          38          69          43          75
Temp          57 57 63 73 72 61 51 46 42 39 51 63 69 62 53 49 46 43 56 71 74 64
DewPt         56 55 49 43 39 34 31 28 28 27 27 27 28 29 31 33 33 33 35 37 37 37
Min/Max RH                   29          64          21          67          25
RH            94 93 60 34 30 36 46 49 57 62 39 25 21 28 43 54 60 67 45 29 26 37
Wind Dir       S  S SW  W NW  N  N  N NW NW  W  W  W SW  S SW SW  W NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd      18 13 17 16 20 19 11  8  4  4  5  8 10  6  6  8  8  6  8 10 10 10
Clouds        FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     23 34 33 31 28 25 16  7  5  4  3  1  1  1  2  2  2  1  1  1  2  3
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     3     4     4     4     4     2     2     2
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  6  9  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1
Vent Rate      8  9 15114 99 29  6 <1 <1 <1  3 32 40 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1115125  6
T Wind Dir     S SW SW  W NW  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W SW  S  S SW  W NW  N  N  N
T Wind Spd    18 20 17 21 12 21 13  9  5  5  5  8  9  3  5  5  6  5  8 26 28 12
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17
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      64      42      76      52      76      36      51
Temp          47 41 60 57 45 43 69 68 57 52 72 64 45 36 48 46
DewPt         38 34 28 31 32 34 38 37 37 35 33 34 30 28 22 24
Max/Min RH         76      26      70      24      52      21      72      33
RH            71 76 29 37 60 70 32 32 47 52 24 32 55 72 35 42
PWind Dir          NE       N       W      SW      SW      NW       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     15>     <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0      20      10
Rain                                                  S
Rain Shwrs                                        IS

$$

TXZ016-212200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
356 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Date             Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17
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                 72          36          69          42          76
Temp          57 55 62 70 70 59 47 42 39 36 50 63 69 62 50 46 44 43 54 72 75 66
DewPt         52 49 45 41 38 34 32 29 28 27 27 26 28 29 31 33 33 33 35 36 36 36
Min/Max RH                   30          71          21          70          24
RH            82 80 54 35 31 39 57 60 66 69 42 24 21 28 48 60 65 69 48 27 25 34
Wind Dir      SW SW  W  W NW NE  N  N  N  N  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW  N NE NE
Wind Spd      12 10 16 18 20 19 11  8  4  4  5  9 11  6  6  8  6  6  8  9  9  9
Clouds        FW SC SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     19 29 30 32 28 24 14  3  3  3  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  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              3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     2
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  7 10  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  5 <1
Vent Rate      7  6  8111162 27 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 32 36  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1105 85 <1
T Wind Dir     S SW  W  W  W NE  N  N NW  W SW SW SW  S  S SW  W  W NW NE  N  N
T Wind Spd    14 12 18 19 19 20  9  6  6  5  2  9 10  5  5  5  5  5  8 21 19 10
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17
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      63      41      75      51      76      34      51
Temp          46 39 60 57 45 42 69 68 55 51 73 65 43 34 48 47
DewPt         37 36 30 34 34 34 37 36 35 33 31 31 31 28 23 26
Max/Min RH         89      30      76      24      52      19      78      34
RH            72 89 33 42 65 73 31 32 47 50 22 28 64 78 37 43
PWind Dir          NE       N       W      SW      SW      NW       N      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     15>     <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0      20      10
Rain                                                  S
Rain Shwrs                                        IS

$$

TXZ008-212200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
356 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Date             Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17
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          41          71          46          76
Temp          62 60 66 76 72 64 55 50 45 42 52 66 71 66 57 52 49 47 58 73 75 68
DewPt         56 54 49 44 38 32 30 28 27 26 26 26 27 28 30 32 33 33 35 37 37 38
Min/Max RH                   27          56          19          59          24
RH            82 81 55 32 29 30 38 42 48 54 37 22 19 24 35 45 54 59 42 27 25 33
Wind Dir       S SW SW  W  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W SW  S SW SW  W NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd      14 13 13 14 19 14 11  5  4  4  4  8 10  5  6  6  5  5  8 10 10  9
Clouds        FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     18 36 34 33 27 22 14  6  5  4  3  1  1  1  2  2  2  1  2  2  3  3
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     3     3     4     4     4     3     3     2     2
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  7  6  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1
Vent Rate     10 10 15104 87 37  6 <1 <1 <1  2 35 45  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1130120  5
T Wind Dir     S SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  W  W  W  W  W SW  S SW SW  W NW  N  N  N
T Wind Spd    21 16 17 17 17 21 12  6  5  5  4  8 10  4  4  5  5  5  8 29 27 11
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17
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       46      66      45      78      54      76      38      53
Temp          51 46 62 61 49 45 72 72 60 54 72 67 47 38 49 49
DewPt         37 32 26 29 31 33 37 37 37 35 33 34 29 27 21 23
Max/Min RH         61      23      62      23      50      21      63      30
RH            58 59 25 29 49 61 28 28 43 49 24 29 48 63 33 36
PWind Dir           N       N       W      SW      SW      NW       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0      20      10
Rain                                                  S
Rain Shwrs                                        IS

$$

TXZ008-212200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
356 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Date             Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17
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                 74          40          70          46          75
Temp          60 58 64 74 71 63 53 48 43 40 51 64 70 66 57 52 49 46 56 71 75 66
DewPt         56 54 48 43 37 32 30 28 27 26 26 26 27 28 30 32 33 33 35 37 37 38
Min/Max RH                   28          59          20          60          25
RH            85 85 57 33 30 32 41 45 53 58 38 23 20 25 35 47 55 60 45 29 26 36
Wind Dir       S SW SW  W  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W SW  S SW SW  W NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd      16 13 13 16 19 16 10  6  4  4  4  9 10  5  6  6  6  5  8 10 10  9
Clouds        FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     17 35 34 33 27 22 14  6  5  4  3  1  1  1  2  2  2  1  2  2  3  3
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     3     4     4     4     3     3     2     2
Mix Hgt       <1  1  1  7  6  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1
Vent Rate     10 15 15110 88 17  5 <1 <1 <1  2 35 45  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1125120  5
T Wind Dir     S SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  W  W  W  W  W SW  S SW SW  W NW  N  N  N
T Wind Spd    21 17 17 17 17 19 11  6  5  5  4  8 10  4  4  5  5  5  8 28 27 11
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17
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      65      44      78      53      76      38      52
Temp          50 44 60 61 49 45 70 72 59 53 72 67 47 38 48 49
DewPt         37 32 26 30 31 33 37 37 37 35 33 34 29 27 21 23
Max/Min RH         65      24      65      23      50      21      66      31
RH            61 62 27 31 50 64 30 29 44 50 24 29 49 66 34 36
PWind Dir           N       N       W      SW      SW      NW       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0      20      10
Rain                                                  S
Rain Shwrs                                        IS

$$

TXZ006-212200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
356 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Date             Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17
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                 68          33          70          41          73
Temp          58 53 60 68 65 58 47 42 38 35 49 65 70 63 51 47 44 42 56 70 72 63
DewPt         50 45 41 36 32 27 25 24 24 23 23 24 26 28 30 31 31 30 32 34 36 37
Min/Max RH                   27          66          18          67          25
RH            75 74 49 32 29 31 43 49 56 62 36 21 19 26 44 54 60 62 40 26 27 38
Wind Dir      SW SW SW  N  N  N  N  N NW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N NE NE
Wind Spd      13 12 14 21 21 13  9  5  4  4  6 12 12  8  6  6  6  8 12 14 13 10
Clouds        FW SC SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     13 32 32 32 26 20 12  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  3  3  2  1  2  3  3  3
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     4     4     4     3     3     2     2
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  7  7  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  6 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1  5 75110 84 <1 <1 <1 <1  1 44 44  3 <1 <1 <1 <1  5116110  4
T Wind Dir    SW SW  W  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  W SW SW  S  S  W  W NW  N  N  N NE
T Wind Spd    13  9 11 13 17 24  8  6  6  5  2 12 12  5  5  5  5  8 11 24 23  9
RFTI           0  0  0  1  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17
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       38      64      39      77      46      73      33      50
Temp          44 38 61 59 44 39 70 69 53 46 71 62 41 33 47 46
DewPt         36 32 27 32 33 33 36 35 35 31 29 32 29 26 22 24
Max/Min RH         82      25      79      23      58      20      75      33
RH            73 79 27 37 66 79 29 29 50 55 21 32 63 75 37 42
PWind Dir          NE       N       W      SW      SW      NW       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0      20      10
Rain Shwrs                                        IS
Snow                                                  S

$$

OKZ002-212200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
356 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Date             Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17
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                 68          35          71          43          73
Temp          60 56 63 68 68 59 48 43 39 36 49 66 71 63 53 49 46 44 56 70 72 62
DewPt         54 49 43 36 32 28 27 26 25 24 24 25 26 28 30 32 32 31 34 36 37 38
Min/Max RH                   25          65          18          62          27
RH            83 77 47 31 26 30 43 50 56 62 37 21 18 26 41 52 59 60 43 29 28 41
Wind Dir       S SW  W  N  N  N  N  N NW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N NE
Wind Spd      14 13 14 21 21 13  8  4  4  4  5 11 11  6  6  6  5  5 11 17 13 10
Clouds        FW SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     16 34 35 36 25 15  9  4  3  3  2  1  1  1  2  2  2  1  3  5  5  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     3     4     4     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  5  7  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1
Vent Rate      7  4  5 95129 21 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 41 41 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4100110  3
T Wind Dir     S SW  W  N  N  N  N NW NW  W  W  W SW  S  S SW  W  W  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd    14 12 11 24 21 17  6  6  8  5  4 10 10  5  5  5  4  6 12 28 25  9
RFTI           0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17
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      64      42      79      47      70      34      52
Temp          45 40 59 58 45 43 72 70 55 47 67 59 41 34 47 45
DewPt         36 30 25 29 29 32 38 38 37 34 32 32 28 26 21 22
Max/Min RH         70      23      68      23      59      24      72      30
RH            70 66 27 33 52 66 29 31 50 59 27 36 59 71 35 39
PWind Dir           N       N       W      SW      SW       N       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC B1 B1 SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0      30      10
Rain Shwrs                                        SC
Snow                                                  C

$$

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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