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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
254 AM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

TXZ012-162200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
254 AM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

Date             Mon 10/16/17            Tue 10/17/17            Wed 10/18/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 70          44          79          50          81
Temp          40 37 49 64 70 62 53 49 47 44 57 73 79 70 60 56 53 50 61 76 81 72
DewPt         30 31 34 33 33 34 35 33 32 32 36 39 40 42 43 40 40 39 42 45 43 46
Min/Max RH                   25          65          25          68          26
RH            67 79 56 31 25 35 50 54 56 62 45 29 25 36 53 55 61 66 49 33 26 39
Wind Dir       S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd       5  5  9 12 13  9 10 10  9 10  9  9 10  8 10 10 11  9 10 10 11  8
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)      0  0  0  1  0  3  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  2  6  8  6 21 13 26 20 25
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     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  7 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1  5 48 56 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 20 44 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 83105 <1
T Wind Dir    SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S SE
T Wind Spd     5  5 11 13 16  9  9 10  9 10  9 11 12  5  9 10  9  8  6 17 17  6
RFTI           0  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 NO
Frost          Y  Y


Date          Thu 10/19/17 Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       51      75      53      76      55      75      45      65
Temp          57 51 71 68 57 53 72 69 59 55 72 66 51 45 62 58
DewPt         45 44 46 46 48 49 53 52 53 50 48 43 40 38 32 33
Max/Min RH         77      36      89      43      83      35      76      30
RH            64 77 41 45 72 86 51 55 80 83 42 43 66 76 32 39
PWind Dir           S       S       S       S       S       W       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     15>     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       5      20      20       5
Rain Shwrs                                  IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                       IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ016-162200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
254 AM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

Date             Mon 10/16/17            Tue 10/17/17            Wed 10/18/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 70          44          79          50          80
Temp          38 35 48 64 70 62 53 49 47 44 57 73 79 70 60 56 53 50 61 75 80 70
DewPt         31 31 34 34 35 36 34 31 31 31 37 40 40 41 42 39 40 38 42 44 42 44
Min/Max RH                   27          65          25          66          26
RH            78 87 59 32 27 38 48 50 53 60 47 30 25 35 51 53 61 63 49 33 26 39
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd       4  5  9 13 13  8  9  9 10  9 10 10 10  6  8  9  9  8 10 10 10  4
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      0  0  0  1  0  4  0  1  1  0  1  3  0  2  2 10  8 24 13 24 17 18
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     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1  6 49 53 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 22 50 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 53 55 <1
T Wind Dir    SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  W SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd     5  6 13 16 17  8  9 11 12 11 11 12 12  6  6  8 10  9  8 17 12  4
RFTI           0  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 NO
Frost          Y  Y


Date          Thu 10/19/17 Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       49      74      52      76      54      75      43      65
Temp          55 49 70 67 56 52 72 69 58 54 71 65 49 43 61 58
DewPt         44 43 45 47 48 48 51 48 50 49 44 41 38 37 32 33
Max/Min RH         80      37      89      39      82      32      79      30
RH            65 80 41 49 74 86 48 47 75 82 38 41 66 79 33 38
PWind Dir           S       S       S       S       S       W       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       5      20      20       5
Rain Shwrs                                  IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                             IS IS

$$

TXZ008-162200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
254 AM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

Date             Mon 10/16/17            Tue 10/17/17            Wed 10/18/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 72          45          80          51          82
Temp          45 42 53 67 72 64 54 50 48 45 58 74 80 71 62 57 54 51 62 77 82 72
DewPt         32 33 34 34 33 35 36 35 34 34 36 39 39 42 42 41 41 41 43 44 43 46
Min/Max RH                   24          67          23          68          25
RH            59 69 49 29 24 33 49 55 56 64 43 28 23 35 49 54 60 67 48 31 25 38
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SE
Wind Spd       4  4  6 10 12  8 10  9  6  5  8  5  8  4 10  9  8  6  8  6  9  5
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      0  2  0  1  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  1  4  6  6 17 11 21 18 24
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     5     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  8 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1  5 61 72  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 12 35 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  9 90 <1
T Wind Dir    SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SE
T Wind Spd     4  5 10 16 18  9 10  9  8  8 11  9 10  4  8  8  6  6  8  5 13  9
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date          Thu 10/19/17 Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       52      76      56      78      59      77      47      68
Temp          58 52 72 70 60 56 74 72 63 59 74 68 53 47 64 61
DewPt         46 46 46 47 49 50 53 52 54 52 48 44 41 39 32 33
Max/Min RH         80      36      83      40      78      33      73      27
RH            65 80 39 44 66 80 47 49 71 78 40 42 64 73 30 36
PWind Dir           S       S       S       S       S       W       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       5      20      20       5
Rain Shwrs                                  IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                             IS IS

$$

TXZ008-162200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
254 AM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

Date             Mon 10/16/17            Tue 10/17/17            Wed 10/18/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 72          46          79          51          81
Temp          44 41 52 67 72 64 55 51 49 46 58 73 79 70 61 57 54 51 62 76 81 72
DewPt         32 32 35 35 34 36 36 34 34 34 36 39 40 42 43 41 41 41 42 44 43 46
Min/Max RH                   25          65          25          69          26
RH            62 71 52 30 25 35 50 53 56 62 44 29 25 36 51 56 61 68 49 32 26 39
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SE
Wind Spd       4  5  6 11 13  8 11 10  9  8  9  6  8  4  9  9  9  8  9  6  9  4
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      0  1  0  1  0  2  0  0  0  1  0  0  2  1  6  7  6 18 12 22 18 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              5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  7 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1  6 63 72  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 12 30  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  6 84  2
T Wind Dir    SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SE
T Wind Spd     4  5 12 16 18  9 10  9  8  8 13  9 10  3  6  8  6  6  8  4 13  8
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date          Thu 10/19/17 Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       51      76      55      78      58      76      47      66
Temp          57 51 72 69 59 55 74 72 62 58 73 67 53 47 63 59
DewPt         46 45 46 47 49 50 53 52 53 52 48 44 41 38 32 33
Max/Min RH         80      36      86      41      79      34      73      29
RH            67 80 40 45 69 83 48 50 73 79 41 43 65 72 31 37
PWind Dir           S       S       S       S       S       W       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       5      20      20       5
Rain Shwrs                                  IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                             IS IS

$$

TXZ006-162200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
254 AM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

Date             Mon 10/16/17            Tue 10/17/17            Wed 10/18/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 72          40          78          44          80
Temp          40 37 50 66 72 62 51 46 44 40 54 72 78 67 56 51 48 44 57 74 80 70
DewPt         32 31 34 34 34 37 39 38 37 34 35 35 34 39 39 40 40 38 40 37 35 40
Min/Max RH                   25          79          20          82          20
RH            72 79 54 30 25 39 63 73 75 79 48 26 20 36 53 66 74 79 53 26 20 33
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W NW NE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  N SE  E
Wind Spd       4  5 10 14 16  8  8  8  5  5  5  4  4  5  4  6  6  5  5  4  4  4
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      2  1  0  1  1  9  1  6  6  2  3  5  0  5  4  8  4 20 12 21 10 18
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     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  4  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1  8 67 60 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  8  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 20  2
T Wind Dir    SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW NW NE SE  S  S SW  W  W  W SE  E SE
T Wind Spd     5  6 18 21 20  9  9  8  8  5  5  3  2  4  4  5  5  5  1  2  4  4
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date          Thu 10/19/17 Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       47      75      51      78      54      74      42      66
Temp          54 47 70 68 56 51 73 71 59 54 71 64 48 42 62 59
DewPt         43 41 44 46 48 46 49 47 48 46 41 39 37 33 30 32
Max/Min RH         83      34      85      35      74      29      70      27
RH            66 79 39 45 73 83 43 42 67 74 34 40 65 70 29 36
PWind Dir           N      SW       S      SW       S       W       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       5      20      20       5
Rain Shwrs                                  IS IS IS IS

$$

OKZ002-162200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
254 AM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

Date             Mon 10/16/17            Tue 10/17/17            Wed 10/18/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 74          42          78          46          80
Temp          41 38 51 68 74 64 53 48 46 42 55 72 78 68 57 52 50 46 59 74 80 70
DewPt         32 31 35 35 35 38 40 38 38 36 38 39 38 42 43 43 42 40 43 43 40 44
Min/Max RH                   24          82          24          83          24
RH            70 76 54 29 24 38 61 68 73 79 53 30 24 39 59 70 74 79 55 33 24 39
Wind Dir      SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  E SE SE  S SW SW SW SW SE SE  E
Wind Spd       4  5 11 14 16  9  9  8  6  4  4  4  5  4  4  5  5  5  5  4  5  5
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      0  2  0  2  1  1  0  1  3  2  2  0  1  1  1  7  5 22 12 21  7 24
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     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1  7 80 80 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 12 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 20 <1
T Wind Dir    SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW NW  E SE SE  S SW  W  W  W NE SE  E
T Wind Spd     5  6 16 23 23  9  9  9  8  5  5  2  4  5  5  4  4  4  2  2  5  5
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date          Thu 10/19/17 Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       48      77      54      79      57      75      44      67
Temp          54 48 72 70 59 54 75 72 61 57 72 65 50 44 63 60
DewPt         47 45 47 47 49 48 51 51 52 49 45 43 40 35 31 33
Max/Min RH         89      35      83      38      75      33      71      27
RH            77 89 41 44 69 80 43 48 72 75 38 45 68 70 30 36
PWind Dir           S       S       S       S       S       W       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       5      20      20       5
Rain Shwrs                                  IS IS IS IS

$$

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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