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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
313 PM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

TXZ012-161000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
313 PM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date           11/15/17      Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            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
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                 37          70          53          81          44
Temp             51 44 40 37 37 45 62 70 60 54 53 54 55 62 77 80 69 60 56 50 44
DewPt            28 29 29 29 30 33 38 39 41 43 43 42 38 38 33 32 31 32 31 28 27
Max/Min RH                   79          32          69          17          51
RH               41 55 64 72 75 62 41 32 49 66 69 64 53 41 20 17 24 35 38 42 51
Wind Dir          E SE  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  N
Wind Spd          4  4  6  9 10 13 17 18 13 13 14 14 14 16 23 24 18 12 12 19 20
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC FW SC SC FW
Clouds(%)        23 17 15  7  6  3 12 13 18 12 20 20 34 30 37 19 34 21 32 28 19
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     4     5     5     3     5     5     5     4     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  3
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 36 32 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 84160 <1 <1 <1 <1 80
T Wind Dir       NE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  N  N
T Wind Spd        4  3  6  8  8 13 20 18  9 10 12 13 12 13 32 36  8  8 13 32 36
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  0  0  0  0  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO NO NO NO EL


Date           11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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     55      31    61      36    64      39    62      37    53
Temp          52 45 35   31 55 51 39   36 58 54 43   39 59 51 41   37 51 45
DewPt         22 18 18   20 22 22 21   23 26 27 26   27 28 30 32   31 32 32
Min/Max RH       26      63    22      59    23      62    28      79    44
RH            31 33 49   63 27 32 48   59 29 35 51   62 30 44 70   79 48 60
PWind Dir         N      SE    SW      SW    SW      SW     N      NE     N
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC FW SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     5      10    10

$$

TXZ016-161000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
313 PM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date           11/15/17      Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            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
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          71          50          79          42
Temp             53 43 40 38 37 46 62 71 62 53 52 51 50 58 74 78 68 58 54 50 44
DewPt            29 30 30 30 30 34 39 39 39 41 43 42 36 37 32 31 30 30 31 29 26
Max/Min RH                   84          31          73          17          50
RH               40 60 67 74 77 64 44 31 44 64 71 71 58 45 21 18 25 35 41 44 49
Wind Dir          E SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  N
Wind Spd          4  4  5  8  8 13 17 17 13 13 13 13 13 13 24 25 18 11 11 11 18
Clouds           SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC FW SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        31 34 20 21 13 11 18 16 18 12 29 18 24 29 26 13 27 20 21 22 13
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     4     5     5     2     5     5     5     4     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  2
Vent Rate         2 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 17 14 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 90122 <1 <1 <1 <1 39
T Wind Dir        E SE SE  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W NW  N
T Wind Spd        4  3  6  8  8 19 19 16  9 13 14 13 11 12 34 31  8 11 12 11 29
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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     54      30    60      35    65      39    62      35    55
Temp          51 46 33   30 54 52 37   35 58 54 40   39 57 52 38   35 51 48
DewPt         21 19 19   21 23 21 23   25 25 25 24   23 26 29 30   31 32 32
Min/Max RH       26      69    23      66    22      54    26      85    41
RH            30 35 57   69 30 30 55   66 28 33 52   52 30 42 73   85 48 54
PWind Dir         N      SE    SW      SW    SW      SW     N      NE    NE
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC FW SC SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ008-161000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
313 PM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date           11/15/17      Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            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
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                 39          70          54          82          45
Temp             54 46 42 40 39 47 61 70 62 56 54 54 55 63 77 82 72 61 56 50 46
DewPt            28 29 29 29 30 33 38 39 41 42 43 42 39 38 34 33 32 32 33 29 27
Max/Min RH                   75          32          65          17          48
RH               36 51 59 65 70 57 43 32 45 60 64 63 55 39 21 17 23 33 42 44 48
Wind Dir          E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W SW  W  W  N  N
Wind Spd          4  4  4  5  4 11 16 17 12 13 13 13 13 16 21 23 17 12 10 14 18
Clouds           FW CL CL FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)        20  5  5  7  5  5 10 16 18 10 17 26 36 29 40 22 37 29 32 32 23
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     5     5     5     5     5     5     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  4
Vent Rate         2 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 36 53 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 22120 <1 <1 <1 <1119
T Wind Dir       NE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW  W SW SW  W  N  N
T Wind Spd        4  3  5  6  6 12 20 20  9 10 10 13 13 16 19 33 12  9 11 32 39
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  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           11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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     56      34    62      39    64      41    62      39    53
Temp          53 48 36   34 56 54 42   39 58 56 45   41 57 53 43   39 50 47
DewPt         22 18 19   20 22 22 22   23 25 27 27   28 29 30 32   31 32 32
Min/Max RH       24      57    22      53    23      61    28      73    43
RH            30 30 49   57 26 28 44   53 28 32 49   61 34 40 64   73 48 55
PWind Dir         N       S    SW      SW    SW      SW     N      NE     N
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     5      10    10

$$

TXZ008-161000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
313 PM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date           11/15/17      Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            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
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          70          54          81          44
Temp             53 46 41 40 38 46 61 70 63 55 55 55 56 61 75 81 72 63 57 51 45
DewPt            29 29 29 29 30 33 38 39 40 42 42 42 39 39 34 33 32 32 33 29 27
Max/Min RH                   77          33          65          18          49
RH               39 51 60 66 74 61 43 33 43 61 63 61 53 44 22 18 23 32 40 43 49
Wind Dir          E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W SW  W  W NW  N
Wind Spd          4  4  6  8  6 12 17 17 13 13 13 13 14 16 21 24 17 11 10 14 18
Clouds           FW FW CL FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)        22  9  5  7  4  5 10 16 18 10 18 26 36 30 40 21 37 28 30 35 23
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     5     5     5     4     5     5     4     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  4
Vent Rate         2 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 36 43 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 27130 <1 <1 <1 <1116
T Wind Dir       NE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW  W SW SW  W  N  N
T Wind Spd        4  3  5  6  6 10 20 19  9 10 10 12 13 16 20 34 12  8 11 32 37
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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     56      33    61      39    64      40    61      38    53
Temp          52 49 36   33 54 54 42   39 57 56 45   40 57 53 43   38 49 48
DewPt         23 19 19   20 23 23 22   24 26 26 27   28 29 29 32   32 32 32
Min/Max RH       25      58    23      54    23      61    29      79    44
RH            33 31 50   58 30 30 44   54 30 31 49   61 34 40 65   79 52 55
PWind Dir         N       S    SW      SW    SW      SW     N      NE     N
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     5      10    10

$$

TXZ006-161000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
313 PM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date           11/15/17      Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            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
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                 37          73          48          78          40
Temp             51 42 38 39 38 47 63 73 63 53 49 51 48 57 72 78 67 56 49 45 40
DewPt            28 28 28 29 29 31 34 34 34 35 36 36 35 37 33 32 31 32 32 27 25
Max/Min RH                   74          24          61          19          55
RH               41 58 67 67 69 52 34 24 34 51 59 57 60 47 25 19 26 40 52 51 55
Wind Dir         SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  N  N
Wind Spd          5  6  6  9  9 13 18 17 13 13 13 13 12 13 23 25 19 11 12 13 18
Clouds           FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        25  5  5  4  4  8 15 15 22  9 30 26 50 41 40 20 40 26 21 32 26
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     5     5     5     4     5     5     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  2
Vent Rate         2 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 17 34 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 42160 <1 <1 <1 <1 58
T Wind Dir       SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  N  N
T Wind Spd        4  5  8 10 10 20 18 19  8 11 12 12 11 11 24 33 12  6 13 28 33
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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     53      29    61      34    64      37    61      34    54
Temp          49 43 31   29 54 51 36   34 58 52 39   37 56 50 36   34 50 46
DewPt         18 18 18   20 24 24 23   22 24 25 24   24 26 29 28   29 32 32
Min/Max RH       25      68    24      62    22      58    27      82    43
RH            29 36 57   68 31 34 58   62 27 35 55   58 31 44 72   82 50 58
PWind Dir         N       S    SW      SW    SW       W     N      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

OKZ002-161000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
313 PM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date           11/15/17      Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            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
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          69          48          81          41
Temp             49 41 39 38 37 45 60 69 58 50 50 50 48 57 74 81 70 59 51 47 42
DewPt            26 28 28 28 29 32 37 38 38 39 38 37 36 38 36 34 32 32 32 28 26
Max/Min RH                   79          32          68          18          53
RH               41 59 64 67 72 60 42 32 47 66 64 61 62 48 25 18 25 36 47 48 53
Wind Dir         SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  N  N
Wind Spd          4  5  6  8  8 14 18 16 12 13 13 13 13 14 21 21 19 13 18 13 19
Clouds           FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        14  8  6 11  5  2 10 16 19 15 31 25 48 42 46 25 50 32 31 41 34
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     5     5     5     4     4     4     3     3     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5 <1 <1 <1  2  5
Vent Rate         2 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 27 28 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 40135 <1 <1 <1 58162
T Wind Dir        E  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W SW  W  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        4  5  6  9  9 20 19 16  8  9  8 10 10 10 23 31 12 13 36 29 41
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  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           11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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     54      30    61      36    63      37    59      35    51
Temp          49 43 33   30 53 52 39   36 56 51 40   37 53 48 38   35 47 43
DewPt         22 18 19   19 25 25 24   24 24 26 25   26 28 29 31   30 32 32
Min/Max RH       26      62    25      62    23      63    30      84    48
RH            34 36 55   62 33 35 54   62 30 37 56   63 38 47 75   82 57 64
PWind Dir         N      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW     N      NE     N
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          5       0     0       0     0       0     5      10     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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