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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
516 PM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

TXZ012-201000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
516 PM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

Date           02/19/17      Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17            Wed
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                 41          69          37          76          44
Temp             61 52 47 44 42 47 62 69 63 50 45 41 38 45 66 76 70 57 52 48 45
DewPt            38 37 33 32 31 32 27 21 18 20 22 20 20 23 24 23 25 29 31 31 32
Max/Min RH                   67          15          52          14          62
RH               42 56 58 62 65 56 26 16 17 30 40 42 48 41 20 14 18 34 44 51 60
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  W SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW  W
Wind Spd         13 11 12 11 12 11 19 16 12  4  4  4  6  6 11 12 10  9 11  9 10
Clouds           OV B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        94 62 49 23  0  2  3  2  0  2  4  4  4  5  5  7  8 13 17 21 24
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     4     4     3     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  8  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        90 <1 <1 <1 <1  6127128 39 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 60 72  5 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  W SW  S SW SW  S  S SW  W  W
T Wind Spd       20  9  9  9  9 12 26 19 12  4  1  4  5  4 17 18 11 11 11 11 10
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           02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17
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     82      46    77      34    55      28    59      34    64
Temp          73 75 55   47 69 69 45   35 50 50 35   29 51 54 40   35 57 59
DewPt         33 26 31   31 30 16 18   19 17 13 17   19 22 20 25   24 25 23
Min/Max RH       13      55    10      54    19      71    23      66    21
RH            23 16 40   53 23 13 33   52 27 22 47   66 32 26 55   64 29 25
PWind Dir         W      SW    SW       W     N      SE     S       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-201000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
516 PM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

Date           02/19/17      Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17            Wed
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                 38          67          35          76          44
Temp             59 49 45 41 39 44 60 67 61 48 43 39 36 43 66 76 70 57 52 48 45
DewPt            28 29 29 30 30 31 26 22 21 22 20 20 21 24 26 25 27 29 31 31 32
Max/Min RH                   73          18          59          15          65
RH               30 46 53 65 70 60 27 18 21 35 39 46 54 47 22 15 20 34 44 51 60
Wind Dir         SW SW  W  W  W NW  N  N  N NE SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  W  W  W
Wind Spd         13 11 12 11 11 12 16 12  9  4  4  4  6  6 11 11  8  8 11  9 10
Clouds           B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        69 41 16  7  4  4  3  3  3  3  2  3  3  4  4  6  7 16 24 23 22
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     2     3     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate       117 <1  6 <1 <1  5120104 63 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 51 80 63 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW  W  W  W  N  N  N NE  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W
T Wind Spd       20  8 13 10  9 11 23 14 10  2  2  5  6  5 19 18 20 10 10 11 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           02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17
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     80      44    74      32    57      27    62      33    65
Temp          71 73 53   45 67 66 43   33 51 51 35   28 53 56 40   34 57 59
DewPt         32 27 28   30 29 16 14   15 13 11 14   18 20 14 19   20 20 19
Min/Max RH       15      56    11      49    16      68    16      58    17
RH            24 18 38   54 24 14 30   47 21 20 41   66 27 19 42   56 23 21
PWind Dir         W      SW    SW       W    NW       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-201000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
516 PM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

Date           02/19/17      Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17            Wed
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                 44          71          37          77          46
Temp             65 55 51 47 45 49 64 71 65 52 46 41 38 45 67 77 71 59 54 50 47
DewPt            42 44 37 34 32 32 26 19 16 20 23 22 22 24 25 23 24 29 32 32 32
Max/Min RH                   66          13          54          13          59
RH               44 66 60 60 60 51 23 14 15 28 40 46 50 43 20 13 17 32 42 50 56
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  W SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW  W
Wind Spd         12 11 11 10 10  9 16 14 10  4  3  4  5  4  9 10  8  9  9  8  6
Clouds           OV B2 B1 SC CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
Clouds(%)        95 86 54 29  0  3  6  3  0  1  1  2  2  2  2  3  3  4  5 14 23
PoP 12HR                     20           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       IS IS
Tstms
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  8  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        73  8 <1 <1 <1  5150142 40 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 55 72  8 <1 <1 <1  4
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N NW  W  W SW SW  S  S  S  S  W  W
T Wind Spd       20 18  9 11 10 10 26 19 11  4  3  5  5  3 16 18 17 13 10 11  9
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17
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     82      48    78      36    56      28    60      35    63
Temp          73 76 57   49 71 70 47   37 51 51 35   29 52 55 41   36 56 58
DewPt         33 27 32   32 31 18 20   23 19 14 18   21 23 21 26   24 25 24
Min/Max RH       14      55    11      56    20      75    23      64    22
RH            22 16 38   53 23 14 34   55 28 22 49   72 32 26 56   61 30 27
PWind Dir         W      SW    SW       W     N       E     S       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ008-201000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
516 PM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

Date           02/19/17      Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17            Wed
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                 43          71          37          77          46
Temp             64 54 50 46 44 49 64 71 65 51 46 41 38 45 67 77 71 59 54 50 47
DewPt            41 41 36 33 32 32 26 19 17 19 23 22 21 23 24 23 25 29 32 32 32
Max/Min RH                   65          13          54          13          58
RH               43 61 58 60 62 51 23 14 15 28 40 46 50 41 19 13 18 32 43 50 56
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  W SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW  W
Wind Spd         13 11 11 11 10  9 17 14 10  4  4  4  5  5 10 11  8  9 10  9  8
Clouds           OV B2 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        97 78 48 23  1  3  5  3  0  1  1  2  2  2  2  3  3  5  6 15 23
PoP 12HR                     10           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     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  8  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate       105  5  4  5  5  5150136 40 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 60 85 13 <1 <1 <1  4
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N NW  W  W SW SW  S  S  S SW  W  W
T Wind Spd       21 11  8 11 10 10 26 19 11  4  2  5  5  3 17 19 17 12 10 11  9
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           02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17
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     82      48    77      36    56      28    60      35    62
Temp          73 76 57   49 70 69 46   37 51 51 35   29 52 55 41   36 55 57
DewPt         33 27 32   32 31 18 19   22 19 14 18   20 22 21 26   23 25 24
Min/Max RH       14      54    11      55    20      74    23      62    23
RH            23 16 38   52 23 14 34   54 28 22 50   70 32 26 54   60 31 28
PWind Dir         W      SW    SW       W     N      SE     S       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ006-201000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
516 PM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

Date           02/19/17      Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17            Wed
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                 36          68          32          76          40
Temp             61 49 44 40 37 42 60 68 61 47 41 36 33 41 65 76 69 55 49 44 41
DewPt            32 30 29 29 27 29 23 16 14 17 18 18 20 24 24 22 23 26 28 30 29
Max/Min RH                   72          13          66          13          68
RH               34 49 55 64 67 59 24 13 16 30 40 47 58 50 21 13 17 32 45 58 63
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  W NW  N  N NE  E SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  W  W
Wind Spd         16 12 12 11 11 11 18 13 10  4  4  5  6  6 11 12  9  5  9  9  8
Clouds           B1 SC CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        62 42  0  0  1  4  5  3  0  2  3  2  1  1  1  4  7 12 16 28 39
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     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8  8  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  2 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate       109  5  6 <1 <1 <1143128 54 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 36 56 30 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        S SW SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  E SW SW  W SW SW  S SW  S  W  W  W
T Wind Spd       23 11 13 10  6 13 21 18 10  4  3  5  6  4 18 17 17  8 10  8  8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17
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     79      42    71      30    54      23    60      29    61
Temp          69 72 51   43 64 63 40   31 48 48 31   24 51 54 37   30 53 55
DewPt         29 22 27   30 29 14 16   18 15 11 15   17 17 12 18   17 20 19
Min/Max RH       12      62    11      61    18      77    16      63    19
RH            22 15 39   60 27 15 37   59 26 22 50   74 26 18 47   59 27 24
PWind Dir         W      SW    SW       W    NW      SE     S      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     5       0     0       0     5

$$

OKZ002-201000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
516 PM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

Date           02/19/17      Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17            Wed
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                 41          71          34          77          42
Temp             64 53 48 44 42 47 64 71 64 50 43 38 35 43 66 77 70 57 51 46 43
DewPt            39 41 38 33 30 30 23 17 17 19 21 20 20 23 25 24 25 28 30 30 30
Max/Min RH                   68          13          59          14          61
RH               40 63 68 64 61 50 21 13 16 29 41 48 54 45 21 14 18 33 44 52 58
Wind Dir          S  S  S SW  W NW  N  N  N NW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W
Wind Spd         14 12 11 11 12 13 20 16 11  4  4  4  5  8 12 12  9  8  6  8  8
Clouds           B2 B1 SC FW CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        86 58 37 18  0  4  7  4  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  2  2 12 22 29 36
PoP 12HR                     20           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     3     3     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  7  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        85  9 <1 <1 <1 <1138130 34 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 63 81  7 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        S  S  S SW  W NW  N  N  N  N SW  W  W SW SW  S  S  S SW  W  W
T Wind Spd       19 19 10 10 10 13 26 23 11  1  4  8  6  3 20 20 14  9  4  6 10
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           02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17
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     80      43    73      32    53      23    58      29    59
Temp          71 73 52   44 66 65 42   33 48 47 31   24 49 52 36   30 52 54
DewPt         31 27 30   30 32 19 21   22 18 14 16   19 21 16 23   22 22 22
Min/Max RH       15      59    13      63    22      84    21      75    24
RH            23 18 42   56 28 17 43   63 30 26 54   80 33 24 59   72 31 28
PWind Dir        NW      SW    SW       W     N       E     S       S     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC B1
PoP 12HR          0       0    10       5     5       0     0       0     5

$$

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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