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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices...UPDATED
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
640 PM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

UPDATED TO CORRECT RELATIVE HUMIDITY

TXZ012-191015-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
640 PM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date           10/18/17      Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 50          78          55          77          57
Temp             73 62 57 54 50 60 73 78 71 63 60 58 55 63 73 77 71 64 61 59 57
DewPt            43 46 44 44 45 47 47 48 48 50 52 53 53 54 55 55 54 55 55 54 52
Max/Min RH                   82          35          94          47          84
RH               35 56 63 69 81 61 40 35 45 64 76 85 93 73 53 47 57 72 80 83 83
Wind Dir         SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd          5  8  8  8  6  9 13 14 17 16 13 14 14 18 20 20 19 19 19 18 17
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         8 14 19 23 27 28 28 48 68 70 71 73 75 57 39 34 29 22 15 18 21
PoP 12HR                      0           5          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0           0
Rain Shwrs                               IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                    IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     2     3     3     2     2     3     3     3     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1  1  2  1  1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 28 81  7  4 14 30 16 14 81 88  7  8  9  8 10
T Wind Dir       SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW
T Wind Spd        5 11  9  8  6 12 16 26 14  9 16 23 18 16 26 25 14 17 20 18 21
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           10/21 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       75      41      68      45      76      46      68      43      71
Temp          72 64 48 41 63 61 50 45 71 67 52 46 64 60 48 43 66 64
DewPt         43 35 30 28 26 28 30 32 36 36 37 35 32 33 30 31 32 35
Min/Max RH         27      59      21      61      23      65      27      62      25
RH            35 35 50 59 23 29 47 59 28 32 57 64 30 36 49 62 28 34
PWind Dir           W       N       W      SW      NW       N       N      NW       W
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
PoP 12HR            5       5       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ016-191015-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
640 PM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date           10/18/17      Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 47          77          51          78          53
Temp             71 59 54 51 47 58 72 77 69 60 56 54 51 61 73 78 70 62 58 56 53
DewPt            38 39 42 42 43 46 48 50 52 53 53 52 51 53 54 52 50 50 50 49 47
Max/Min RH                   87          38         100          40          80
RH               30 47 63 72 83 64 43 39 54 76 88 93100 75 51 41 49 66 75 78 79
Wind Dir          S SE  E SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd          4  4  3  4  4  4 10 13 14 13 12 13 13 16 18 17 14 14 13 13 12
Clouds           FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 SC FW SC SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        14 22 29 29 28 42 56 69 82 73 64 68 71 48 25 28 30 24 17 17 16
PoP 12HR                      0          10          20           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.04           0           0
Rain Shwrs                               IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                    IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  1  1 <1  1  1 <1  1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 18 13 17  6 15 17  5 15 50 45  5 <1  7  7  6
T Wind Dir        S  E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW
T Wind Spd        1  4  4  5  4  5 10 14 19 12 17 19 10 17 23 20 11 11 16 14 12
RFTI              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


Date           10/21 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       74      39      68      42      77      44      67      40      71
Temp          70 63 46 39 63 60 47 42 71 67 51 44 63 59 45 40 66 63
DewPt         40 36 32 28 26 29 30 31 35 35 36 35 33 36 32 32 33 35
Min/Max RH         26      64      22      67      22      71      30      72      25
RH            33 36 59 63 24 30 51 64 26 32 58 71 33 43 58 71 29 34
PWind Dir           W       N       W      SW      NW      NE      NE       N       W
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       5       0       0       0       0       0       5       0

$$

TXZ008-191015-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
640 PM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date           10/18/17      Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 54          80          58          78          60
Temp             75 65 60 57 54 64 76 80 73 66 62 60 58 65 75 78 72 66 64 62 60
DewPt            44 46 45 44 46 47 47 47 47 49 51 52 53 54 55 55 55 56 56 55 53
Max/Min RH                   75          32          84          45          78
RH               33 52 57 62 73 55 37 32 40 56 67 74 84 67 50 45 53 68 75 77 77
Wind Dir         SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd          4  8  5  4  4  4 10 13 13 13 13 13 13 16 19 18 17 18 19 18 16
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)         8 11 14 21 27 29 31 43 55 61 66 66 65 50 33 29 24 23 20 24 27
PoP 12HR                      0           0          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     2     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4  2 <1 <1  2  2  2  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         2 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 31 92 31  5  7 31 40 23107111  8 11 11 10  9
T Wind Dir       SE SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW
T Wind Spd        5  8  6  4  3  9 13 26 23 10 14 23 21 17 29 27 17 25 25 21 19
RFTI              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


Date           10/21 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       76      44      71      48      78      48      69      45      72
Temp          73 66 50 44 66 64 53 48 73 69 54 48 65 62 50 45 67 65
DewPt         42 34 30 29 25 28 32 32 35 36 37 35 31 31 29 32 32 36
Min/Max RH         25      55      20      56      22      59      24      60      24
RH            32 30 46 55 21 26 45 53 25 30 53 59 28 32 44 59 26 34
PWind Dir           W       N       W      SW      NW       N       N      NW       W
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
PoP 12HR            5       5       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ008-191015-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
640 PM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date           10/18/17      Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 52          80          57          78          60
Temp             73 63 58 55 52 62 75 80 73 65 62 60 57 65 74 78 72 66 64 62 60
DewPt            44 48 46 45 45 47 48 48 48 50 52 53 53 54 55 55 54 55 55 54 52
Max/Min RH                   78          33          88          44          77
RH               34 57 62 67 76 57 38 33 42 60 71 79 87 69 50 45 53 68 75 76 76
Wind Dir          E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd          4  8  6  4  4  5 10 12 13 13 13 13 13 17 19 18 17 18 19 17 14
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         8 13 17 22 27 29 30 43 56 61 65 65 65 48 31 26 20 20 19 22 25
PoP 12HR                      0           0          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4  1 <1  1  2  2  2  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         2 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 30 88 17  4 12 27 40 21108108  8  8 11 10  9
T Wind Dir       SE SE SE  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW
T Wind Spd        4  8  6  4  3  9 13 25 18  9 13 19 23 16 31 27 18 18 25 21 19
RFTI              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


Date           10/21 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       75      43      69      47      77      47      69      45      72
Temp          72 65 49 43 65 62 51 47 72 68 53 47 65 62 50 45 67 65
DewPt         42 34 30 29 25 28 31 32 35 36 37 34 32 32 29 32 32 36
Min/Max RH         25      56      20      58      22      61      25      61      24
RH            33 31 48 56 22 27 46 55 26 31 54 60 29 33 46 61 27 34
PWind Dir           W       N       W      SW      NW       N       N      NW       W
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
PoP 12HR            5       5       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ006-191015-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
640 PM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date           10/18/17      Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 41          79          49          79          52
Temp             71 56 50 46 41 55 73 79 70 60 55 52 49 60 74 79 71 61 57 55 52
DewPt            39 40 42 42 41 45 46 47 48 50 52 52 49 52 51 49 47 48 49 47 44
Max/Min RH                  100          32         100          34          74
RH               31 55 74 87 99 67 39 32 46 71 90 99100 73 45 35 43 61 73 74 73
Wind Dir          E  E NE  N  N NE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd          5  4  5  4  4  4  9 13 14 13 13 13 13 19 23 21 20 17 13 13 13
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         8 11 14 15 15 24 33 46 59 61 63 59 56 40 23 20 16 17 17 15 12
PoP 12HR                      0           0          20           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0           0
Rain Shwrs                               IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                    IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     3     3     3     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  2  1  1  1  2  1  3  3  1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         3 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 14 59 27 20 14 12 32 20 60 58 20  7 <1  5 <1
T Wind Dir       SE  E NE  N  N NE  S  S  S  S SW  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW
T Wind Spd        5  4  3  5  5  4  8 18 20 17 16 13 24 23 27 26 23 16 12 11 11
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           10/21 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       71      36      69      42      77      42      68      41      72
Temp          68 60 43 36 63 61 47 42 71 66 49 42 64 60 46 41 67 63
DewPt         35 31 28 25 24 28 31 31 32 35 35 34 31 32 29 31 31 34
Min/Max RH         24      63      20      64      21      73      26      66      24
RH            29 33 54 62 22 29 53 63 24 31 58 72 29 35 51 66 26 33
PWind Dir          NW       N       W      SW       N      NE       N       N       W
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL
PoP 12HR            5       5       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

OKZ002-191015-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
640 PM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date           10/18/17      Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 44          80          54          81          56
Temp             72 58 52 48 44 57 74 80 72 63 59 57 54 64 76 81 73 64 61 59 56
DewPt            41 45 45 44 43 46 48 48 48 50 51 52 52 53 54 53 51 53 54 51 47
Max/Min RH                  100          33          94          38          79
RH               33 61 77 84 96 66 40 33 43 63 75 85 93 68 47 39 47 67 79 77 73
Wind Dir          E  E  S  N NE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd          5  4  4  4  4  4 11 13 14 14 13 13 13 19 24 23 21 20 18 17 14
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        23 15  6 15 23 31 39 37 35 41 47 53 59 44 29 22 14 14 14 21 27
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 21 91  7  6  5  7 32 35 87102  8  7  7  6  5
T Wind Dir        E SE  S  N NE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW
T Wind Spd        5  4  3  3  4  3 12 25 14 13 10 14 24 26 33 33 17 16 16 12 11
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  2  1  1  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL EL EL NO NO NO


Date           10/21 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       71      39      70      45      78      44      68      42      72
Temp          68 61 45 39 65 62 50 45 72 67 51 44 64 60 47 42 67 64
DewPt         36 31 30 26 25 29 32 32 34 36 37 32 31 31 28 30 32 35
Min/Max RH         25      59      20      61      21      64      25      63      24
RH            31 32 53 59 22 28 50 60 25 31 59 63 29 33 47 62 27 33
PWind Dir          NW       N       W      SW       N       N       N      NW       W
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL
PoP 12HR            5       5       0       0       0       0       5       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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