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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
312 AM CST Thu Feb 16 2017

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

Date             Thu 02/16/17            Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17
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                 69          35          69          36          70
Temp             31 38 59 69 63 49 44 39 36 42 61 69 63 50 44 40 37 43 62 70 65
DewPt            25 28 32 28 28 28 28 27 28 29 29 27 29 30 31 30 29 30 32 31 34
Min/Max RH                   21          75          21          75          23
RH               78 67 36 21 26 44 53 62 72 60 29 21 27 46 60 67 72 60 32 23 31
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SE  E  E  W NW  N  E SE SE
Wind Spd         10  9 12 13 10 11 12 11 11 10  9 10  6  4  8  6  6  4  4  9  9
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL FW CL CL CL FW FW SC FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)         1  0  0  0  0  2 11 10  1  4  7  3  5  2 11  7 26 19 35 13 31
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     5     5     5     5     4     3     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  3
Vent Rate        <1 <1 22 39 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 14 24  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 18 32 39
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  S SW  S SW NW  N NW NW  W NW  E SE SE
T Wind Spd        9  5 12 12  8  9  9 11  9  9  8  6  2  3  5  6  6  4  5  8 14
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               Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17
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       44    64      43    67      39    70      40    72
Temp          51   45 59 60 48   43 61 62 46   40 62 64 48   41 64 66
DewPt         41   41 47 47 44   40 38 35 36   34 32 30 33   33 34 31
Max/Min RH         96    54      89    32      82    23      76    23
RH            68   86 64 62 86   89 42 36 68   79 32 28 56   73 32 27
PWind Dir          SE    SE       S     W       N     W       S    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10    40      40     5       0     5       0     0
Rain Shwrs            SC SC SC   SC
Tstms                 SC SC SC   SC

$$

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

Date             Thu 02/16/17            Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17
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                 68          34          67          35          69
Temp             29 36 58 68 62 48 43 38 35 41 59 67 61 48 43 39 36 42 61 69 64
DewPt            24 27 28 24 25 26 26 27 26 27 26 23 25 25 26 25 26 27 28 27 30
Min/Max RH                   19          72          19          69          21
RH               81 69 33 19 25 42 52 63 69 57 28 19 25 40 51 57 67 55 28 21 28
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  E SE SE
Wind Spd          9  9 13 13 11 10 10  9 12 11 10  8  6  8  8  9  8  6  4  6  9
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC
Clouds(%)         0  0  0  0  1  2  5  6  3  7  7 10 16 13 21 22 38 32 35 22 38
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     5     5     5     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  5  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  6  5
Vent Rate        <1 <1 36 50 42 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 23 50 20 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 16 44 59
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  W  W NW NW NE NW NW NW NW  E SE SE
T Wind Spd        8  5 13 12 16  8 11 10 10 10 10 12  9  2  5  6  6  3  4  9 14
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               Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17
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       42    63      39    65      37    70      39    73
Temp          49   43 58 58 45   39 59 60 44   38 62 64 47   40 65 67
DewPt         36   38 46 41 36   35 35 33 33   31 30 29 29   31 32 28
Max/Min RH         95    47      85    31      79    22      72    19
RH            61   82 63 53 70   85 40 36 65   76 30 27 49   69 29 23
PWind Dir          SE     S      SW    NW       N     W      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC B2 B2 B1   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5    40      30    10       5     0       0     0
Rain Shwrs            SC SC SC   SC
Tstms                 SC SC SC   SC

$$

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

Date             Thu 02/16/17            Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17
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                 70          37          70          38          71
Temp             34 40 61 70 64 51 45 41 38 44 62 70 64 51 46 42 39 45 63 71 66
DewPt            26 27 30 27 28 30 29 28 28 29 30 29 31 32 33 32 31 32 33 32 34
Min/Max RH                   20          69          22          76          24
RH               71 59 31 20 25 43 52 58 66 55 31 22 29 48 60 67 73 59 32 24 30
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SE SE  S  W  W  N NE SE SE
Wind Spd          8  8  9 12  9 12 10  6  9  6  6  8  4  4  4  3  4  4  3  6  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL FW CL CL CL FW CL FW FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)         2  0  0  0  0  0  4  7  2  2  6  4  4  1  6  5 20 18 33 12 30
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     5     5     5     5     5     4     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  4
Vent Rate        <1 <1 17 39  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  1 14 32 14 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 18 35 48
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW  S  S SW  S SW SW  S  S  S  E  N NW  W NW SE SE SE
T Wind Spd        8 10 12 12  9  9  9  6  6  5  8  9  4  3  3  5  5  4  5  8 13
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               Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17
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       46    66      46    70      41    71      42    73
Temp          52   47 61 62 51   46 64 64 48   42 64 65 49   43 65 68
DewPt         42   42 46 48 46   42 39 36 37   33 33 31 35   33 35 32
Max/Min RH         90    50      87    30      73    23      70    23
RH            69   83 58 60 83   87 39 35 64   70 31 28 57   67 32 26
PWind Dir          SE     S       S     W       N     W       S    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5    40      40     5       0     5       0     0
Rain Shwrs            SC SC SC   SC
Tstms                 SC SC SC   SC

$$

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

Date             Thu 02/16/17            Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17
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                 70          37          69          37          70
Temp             34 40 61 70 64 51 45 41 38 43 61 69 63 50 45 41 38 44 62 70 65
DewPt            25 27 30 27 27 28 29 28 28 29 30 29 30 31 32 31 30 31 32 32 34
Min/Max RH                   20          70          22          76          24
RH               69 58 30 20 24 41 52 59 67 57 31 22 28 48 60 67 73 60 32 24 31
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SE SE  S  W  W  N NE SE SE
Wind Spd          9  8  9 12  9 11 11  8  9  8  6  6  4  4  5  4  4  4  3  6  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL FW CL CL CL FW CL FW FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)         2  0  0  0  0  0  4  7  1  2  6  4  4  1  7  5 21 19 35 13 31
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     5     5     5     5     5     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  4
Vent Rate        <1 <1 17 40  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 12 24  7  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 14 35 48
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SE NE NW NW  W NW SE SE SE
T Wind Spd        8 10 12 11  9  9  9  8  6  5  6  6  2  3  5  5  5  4  4  8 13
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               Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17
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       45    65      45    69      41    70      42    72
Temp          51   46 60 61 50   45 63 64 48   42 63 65 49   43 65 67
DewPt         42   41 46 48 46   41 38 36 36   33 33 31 34   32 35 32
Max/Min RH         93    53      88    31      74    24      69    24
RH            71   83 61 62 85   86 40 35 64   71 32 28 56   65 32 27
PWind Dir          SE     S       S     W       N     W       S    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10    40      40     5       0     5       0     0
Rain Shwrs            SC SC SC   SC
Tstms                 SC SC SC   SC

$$

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

Date             Thu 02/16/17            Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17
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          30          70          34          71
Temp             29 37 62 73 65 48 41 35 31 38 60 70 63 49 43 38 35 41 62 71 65
DewPt            21 24 22 18 19 22 25 25 23 24 24 21 24 25 27 25 25 26 26 26 28
Min/Max RH                   13          75          15          69          18
RH               74 59 22 13 17 35 52 66 72 57 25 15 22 39 53 59 66 55 25 18 25
Wind Dir          W  W SW SW  S  S SW SW SW NW NE NE  E NE NW NW NW  N  E  S SE
Wind Spd          8  6 10 13 10  9  6  8  8  8 11 10  8  5  4  6  5  4  5  9  8
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW FW SC SC SC FW SC
Clouds(%)         1  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  1  6 14  9  5 16 22 30 29 38 20 36
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     5     5     5     5     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  5  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  6  4
Vent Rate        <1 <1 27 45 24 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 27 45 36 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 20 39 44
T Wind Dir        W  W SW SW  S  S SW SW SW NW NE  N  N  N NW NW NW NW  E SE SE
T Wind Spd        6  3 10 10 13  6  9  5  4  3 10 10 11  5  6  6  6  5  5  8 12
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17
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       41    63      38    68      34    71      37    72
Temp          49   42 58 58 45   39 61 62 43   35 62 65 46   38 63 66
DewPt         36   37 43 43 39   35 36 31 31   26 27 26 28   27 30 27
Max/Min RH         92    47      88    27      72    18      70    19
RH            61   82 57 56 79   85 39 31 62   69 26 23 51   65 29 23
PWind Dir           S     S       S    NW       N    SW      SW     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC B1 B2 B1   SC SC FW FW   FW CL FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5    40      30     5       5     0       0     0
Rain Shwrs            SC SC SC   SC
Tstms                 SC SC SC   SC

$$

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

Date             Thu 02/16/17            Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17
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          33          71          34          72
Temp             31 39 63 74 66 50 43 38 34 41 62 71 64 50 43 38 35 42 63 72 66
DewPt            23 24 25 22 24 26 27 26 25 26 29 26 29 30 31 29 28 29 31 31 33
Min/Max RH                   14          72          18          78          22
RH               71 53 23 14 20 39 53 63 69 55 28 18 27 46 62 70 75 61 30 22 29
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  N SE SE SE  W  W NW  N  E  S SE
Wind Spd          8  6  8 11  9  9  9  6  6  8  9  8  6  4  4  5  4  4  4  9  8
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL FW FW FW FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)         1  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  5  1  4  8  5  1  7  9 20 19 35 21 37
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     5     5     5     5     5     4     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  4
Vent Rate        <1 <1 18 50  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 15  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 12 30 40
T Wind Dir        W  W SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  E SE  E SE NW NW NW  N  E SE SE
T Wind Spd        6  4  8 10  8  8  8  5  4  2  4  3  4  2  5  6  8  9  4  6 11
RFTI              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 EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17
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       43    67      44    70      37    71      38    72
Temp          50   44 61 63 50   44 64 64 45   38 63 65 46   39 64 66
DewPt         38   40 45 47 44   39 38 35 34   30 31 29 32   30 32 31
Max/Min RH         95    47      83    29      76    22      73    22
RH            64   86 55 55 80   82 39 34 65   74 30 26 58   70 30 27
PWind Dir           S     S       S    NW       N    SW      SW    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC B1 B2 B2   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0    20      40     5       0     0       0     0
Rain Shwrs            IS IS SC   SC
Tstms                 IS IS SC   SC

$$

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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