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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
335 PM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

TXZ012-051000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
335 PM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

Date           12/04/17      Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17            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          44          25          46          23
Temp             51 37 31 27 26 28 37 43 38 32 30 26 26 30 44 45 36 30 26 25 23
DewPt            15 16 16 12  8  9  9 11 13 14 15 16 16 17 17 16 14 15 15 15 14
Max/Min RH                   53          24          68          29          68
RH               23 42 53 53 46 44 31 27 35 47 53 65 65 58 33 31 40 53 62 65 68
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW SW SW SW  W  W NW NE NE NE  N NW NW NW
Wind Spd         13 14 16 14 13 10  6  5  4  4  5  6  6  9 10  9  6  5  4  6  8
Clouds           SC SC B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)        28 40 75 82 88 81 73 61 48 33 18 13  7  7  7 18 29 36 43 47 51
PoP 12HR                      5           5           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     2     4     4     4     3     3     2     2
Mix Hgt           2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        30 36 32 26 23 18  3 21  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 39 30 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N NE  N  N NE NE SW  W SW SW  W  W NW NE NE NE  N NW  W  W
T Wind Spd       23 27 24 19 17 10  1  8  6  6  6  8  6  6 12  5  8  6  5  5  6
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           12/07/17  Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17
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     42      25    54      32    60      33    61      31    58
Temp          38 33 25   25 49 46 36   32 56 49 37   33 56 51 37   31 53 50
DewPt         10 10 12   15 18 18 18   17 17 17 17   17 18 21 20   20 17 18
Min/Max RH       27      65    24      53    18      51    19      63    20
RH            31 38 57   65 29 32 47   53 21 28 44   51 22 30 50   63 24 28
PWind Dir        NW       W    NW      NW    NW       W     W      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-051000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
335 PM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

Date           12/04/17      Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17            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                 26          41          23          45          22
Temp             52 38 34 29 26 29 37 41 36 29 29 25 23 28 41 45 35 27 25 23 22
DewPt            17 17 16 14 11 11 10 12 14 15 15 16 16 18 20 18 16 17 17 17 17
Max/Min RH                   54          29          76          34          83
RH               25 42 48 54 54 46 32 31 41 55 57 68 74 66 42 34 45 65 71 77 83
Wind Dir          N  N NE NE NE NE  E SE  S SW SW  W  W NW NE NE  E NE NE  N  N
Wind Spd          9 13 17 14 12  9  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  5  6  6  6  6  5  5  4
Clouds           SC SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        39 49 86 86 85 82 79 70 61 47 33 25 17 21 24 30 35 36 37 41 44
PoP 12HR                     10          10           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     2     3     3     4     4     4     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  2  2  2  3  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1  9 33 28 18 16 24 12  3  3  3 <1 <1 <1 21 33 <1  5  5  1  2
T Wind Dir       NE NE NE NE NE  E SE SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  E  E NE NE NE  N  W
T Wind Spd        6 20 25 16 13  9  9  9  5  5  6  6  4  4  8  6  8 11 11  2  3
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           12/07/17  Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17
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     41      23    54      29    60      30    61      30    57
Temp          37 33 25   23 48 44 33   29 54 47 35   30 55 50 36   30 52 47
DewPt         14 14 16   16 17 18 17   17 17 16 17   17 19 23 21   19 17 19
Min/Max RH       30      74    23      62    18      58    20      65    21
RH            38 46 70   74 28 35 50   62 23 29 48   58 25 34 53   65 26 32
PWind Dir         N       W    NW      NW    NW       W     W      NW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          5       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-051000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
335 PM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

Date           12/04/17      Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17            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                 27          47          26          48          25
Temp             50 36 32 28 27 29 40 46 40 33 30 28 26 32 45 47 39 31 29 27 25
DewPt            12 15 17 13  9 10 10 12 13 14 15 15 16 16 16 15 14 15 16 15 14
Max/Min RH                   55          23          63          27          62
RH               22 41 54 53 45 43 27 25 32 44 51 59 63 52 31 27 36 51 58 60 62
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  W SW SW  W  W  W NW NE NE  N  N  W NW NW
Wind Spd         13 13 12 12 11  8  4  4  4  4  5  5  4  8 10  9  6  5  4  5  5
Clouds           FW B1 B1 B2 OV B2 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)        24 69 63 76 88 70 52 36 19 11  2  2  2  5  7 17 26 39 51 44 37
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     2     4     4     4     3     3     2     3
Mix Hgt          <1  2  2  2  2  2  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         6 44 34 32 30 13  5 30  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 56 52  3 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N  N  N  N NE  W SW SW SW  W  W  W NW NE  N  N NW  W  W  W
T Wind Spd       12 25 19 18 17  9  2 11  5  8  8  8  5  3 16  9  8  5  5  6  8
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           12/07/17  Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17
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     44      27    56      34    61      34    62      32    59
Temp          40 37 28   28 51 48 38   34 55 51 39   34 56 52 38   32 54 52
DewPt          9  9 11   14 18 18 18   18 17 17 18   18 19 20 20   21 17 19
Min/Max RH       23      57    22      52    18      51    19      61    20
RH            27 31 48   56 27 30 44   52 22 26 41   51 23 28 47   61 23 28
PWind Dir        NW      NW    NW      NW    NW       W     W      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-051000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
335 PM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

Date           12/04/17      Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17            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                 26          46          26          47          25
Temp             50 37 31 27 26 27 37 44 40 34 31 27 26 31 44 46 39 31 29 26 25
DewPt            12 14 16 13  9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 16 16 16 15 14 15 16 15 14
Max/Min RH                   57          25          64          27          64
RH               21 39 54 55 48 48 33 27 34 44 52 62 64 54 33 28 37 52 59 62 62
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  W SW SW SW  W  W NW NE NE NE  N NW NW NW
Wind Spd         13 13 13 12 11  8  4  4  4  5  6  5  4  8 10  9  6  5  4  5  5
Clouds           FW B1 B1 B2 OV B2 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        22 65 67 78 88 71 54 38 21 13  4  3  2  5  8 17 26 38 50 45 39
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     2     4     4     4     3     3     2     3
Mix Hgt          <1  2  2  2  2  2  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         6 44 36 34 28 16  6 30  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 52 52  4 <1  2  3 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N  N  N  N NE SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW NE  N  N  N  W  W  W
T Wind Spd       13 25 20 19 16  9  3 11  5  8  8  8  5  3 14  9  8  5  5  6  6
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           12/07/17  Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17
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     43      26    55      33    60      33    61      32    58
Temp          39 36 28   27 49 49 38   33 54 50 39   33 54 53 38   32 53 52
DewPt         10  9 11   14 19 18 18   18 17 17 17   18 19 21 20   20 18 19
Min/Max RH       24      60    24      53    18      52    20      60    21
RH            29 31 49   60 30 30 44   53 23 27 41   52 25 28 48   60 25 28
PWind Dir        NW      NW    NW      NW    NW       W     W      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-051000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
335 PM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

Date           12/04/17      Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17            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          45          21          44          21
Temp             45 31 26 25 23 26 38 44 35 26 23 22 21 28 40 43 33 25 23 22 21
DewPt             9 12 15 13 10 11 11 11 11 12 12 13 13 14 14 15 15 16 16 15 14
Max/Min RH                   62          25          70          29          76
RH               22 45 62 61 57 52 32 27 37 55 61 69 70 55 34 32 48 68 74 74 74
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N NW  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  N NE NE NE  N NW NW NW
Wind Spd         16 14 13 13 11  9  5  5  4  5  6  5  4  8 11 10  8  5  4  5  6
Clouds           B1 SC B2 B2 OV B1 FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)        51 50 85 87 89 57 24 19 13  7  1  1  1  9 17 23 29 40 51 40 27
PoP 12HR                      5           5           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     4     5     5     4     4     3     2     3
Mix Hgt           2  1  2  2  2  2  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        32 15 23 25 15  3 18 40 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 59 42 <1 <1  2  3  3
T Wind Dir        N NE NE  N NE NE SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  N NE NE NE  N  W  W NW
T Wind Spd       23 17 16 13 10  2  6 11  6  6  6  6  5  5 14  8  8  5  4  5  5
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           12/07/17  Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17
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     42      22    55      28    60      28    60      27    57
Temp          38 32 23   22 50 43 33   28 54 46 32   28 53 47 32   27 51 46
DewPt         11  8 10   13 19 18 16   15 16 16 15   15 18 21 18   18 16 21
Min/Max RH       25      67    24      57    18      58    20      67    21
RH            33 36 56   65 29 36 50   57 22 29 49   58 25 35 56   67 25 36
PWind Dir        NW      NW    NW      NW    NW       W    NW      NW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          5       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-051000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
335 PM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

Date           12/04/17      Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17            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          48          24          46          22
Temp             41 31 25 23 24 27 42 48 37 30 27 24 24 30 42 45 34 27 25 23 22
DewPt            15 15 14 12 10 10 10 11 11 12 13 13 13 14 15 15 14 13 12 13 13
Max/Min RH                   63          21          63          28          68
RH               34 52 63 62 54 49 26 22 33 46 55 61 63 51 33 29 44 56 59 66 67
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W SW SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd         17 13 10 10 10  8  5  4  4  5  6  6  5 10 13 11  8  6  5  8  9
Clouds           B1 B2 B1 B2 OV SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        54 85 64 76 88 48  7  6  5  4  2  4  5 16 27 28 29 31 33 33 32
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     2     4     4     4     3     3     2     2     3
Mix Hgt           3 <1  1  2  2  2  4  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6  4  2 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        78  8 12 28 10  6 21 44 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 76 94 66 20 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W SW SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N NW  W  W NW
T Wind Spd       29 17 12 16  5  3  6  9  4  8  8  8  5  5 18 18 18 14  8  8 11
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           12/07/17  Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17
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     42      24    55      30    59      30    60      28    57
Temp          37 31 25   26 49 44 34   30 52 44 34   30 53 47 33   28 50 46
DewPt          9 10 14   16 19 18 17   17 17 17 15   16 18 20 19   18 17 19
Min/Max RH       25      67    24      58    19      55    20      66    21
RH            31 41 63   66 30 35 50   58 25 33 46   55 25 34 57   66 27 33
PWind Dir        NW      NW    NW      NW    NW       W    NW      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     5       0     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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