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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
252 PM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

TXZ012-131000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
252 PM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

Date           10/12/17      Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 59          84          61          84          40
Temp          84 76 68 64 62 59 68 80 84 77 69 66 64 61 70 80 84 70 55 49 45 40
DewPt         51 54 55 57 57 56 56 56 56 55 56 58 59 59 57 56 50 44 40 35 33 31
Max/Min RH                   90          38          93          30          70
RH            32 46 63 78 84 90 65 44 38 47 63 75 84 93 63 44 31 39 57 58 62 70
Wind Dir      SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd      16 12 12 13 12 11 11  9 11 10 11 13 13 13 17 16 14  9 16 24 18 13
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     14 16 13 10 16 22 20 18 34 49 50 50 58 67 63 58 52 46 40 34 23 13
PoP 12HR                      0           5          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt        6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  1 <1 <1  1  2  1 <1
Vent Rate     88 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 45 99 <1 <1 <1  6  6 15 11  3 <1 23 58 19  6
T Wind Dir    SW  S  S  S SW SW  W SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd    18 10 11 12 13 10  9 11 12  9 11 13 13 13 17 12  6  4 26 33 21 12
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL NO NO


Date           10/15 Mon 10/16/17 Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       61      37      69      42      73      49      76      50      77
Temp          57 54 42 37 64 61 47 42 68 66 54 49 71 68 55 50 72 70
DewPt         28 29 30 30 34 35 35 34 39 41 41 41 44 43 46 44 46 44
Min/Max RH         29      79      28      76      30      77      32      80      32
RH            33 38 62 75 32 38 63 73 34 40 61 74 38 40 72 80 39 39
PWind Dir          NE      SE       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ016-131000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
252 PM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

Date           10/12/17      Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 57          83          59          83          40
Temp          82 74 66 62 60 57 67 79 83 76 67 64 62 59 68 79 83 70 55 49 45 40
DewPt         50 52 53 54 54 55 55 55 55 55 56 58 57 57 57 56 49 42 38 33 32 30
Max/Min RH                   93          38          93          29          69
RH            34 46 64 75 81 93 65 44 38 48 68 81 84 93 67 45 31 37 53 55 60 69
Wind Dir      SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W NW  N NE NE
Wind Spd      14 10 10  9  9  8  9  9 10  9 10 11 13 11 13 13 16 10 18 26 20 13
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      8 15 13 11 18 25 24 23 40 57 53 49 59 68 63 57 48 39 30 21 16 12
PoP 12HR                      0           5           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     5     5
Mix Hgt        7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4  8 <1 <1  2  1  1
Vent Rate     91 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 84102 <1 <1 <1  6  5 13 53136 <1 <1 54 18 12
T Wind Dir    SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  N NE NE NE
T Wind Spd    16  9  9 10 10  9  9 13 13  8 10 12 12 11 14 17 19  5 17 31 20 13
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  1  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO


Date           10/15 Mon 10/16/17 Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       60      36      68      42      74      49      77      49      77
Temp          57 53 41 36 63 60 47 42 69 66 54 49 72 68 55 49 72 69
DewPt         28 31 31 31 36 38 37 35 40 41 41 42 44 43 44 43 44 43
Min/Max RH         32      85      32      79      30      77      31      80      30
RH            34 43 67 82 36 44 68 76 35 40 61 77 37 40 66 80 36 39
PWind Dir          NE      SE       S       S      SW       S      SW       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ008-131000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
252 PM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

Date           10/12/17      Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 63          85          64          84          43
Temp          87 80 71 68 66 63 71 81 85 78 71 68 66 64 71 81 84 71 57 51 48 43
DewPt         50 52 55 57 56 55 55 55 55 54 56 58 58 59 56 54 48 42 39 36 33 31
Max/Min RH                   75          35          85          27          62
RH            28 38 56 68 70 75 56 41 35 43 58 71 76 85 59 40 29 35 51 55 56 62
Wind Dir      SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd      14 10 11 12 10  8  9  6  8  6 10 13 13 12 14 14 13 13 16 18 14 11
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     10 11  9  7 12 17 15 13 27 41 45 49 57 65 61 58 49 41 38 35 23 11
PoP 12HR                      0           5          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     2     3     3     3     3     3     5     5     4
Mix Hgt        6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  5 <1  3  3  1 <1
Vent Rate     98 <1 <1  5 <1 <1  6 14 72 <1 <1  6  6  5 14 20 99 <1 93 68 16  3
T Wind Dir    SW  S  S  S SW SW  W  W SW  E  S  S  S SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd    19 10  9 11 10  9 12  6  9  4 11 12 12 11 16 14 21  6 35 29 18  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


Date           10/15 Mon 10/16/17 Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       63      39      70      44      76      51      79      52      79
Temp          60 56 44 39 65 62 49 44 71 68 56 51 74 71 57 52 74 72
DewPt         27 28 29 30 33 35 35 36 40 41 42 42 44 43 45 44 46 44
Min/Max RH         26      74      27      75      28      72      29      75      30
RH            28 34 55 71 30 37 58 72 32 38 59 72 34 37 64 75 37 37
PWind Dir          NE      SE      SW       S       S       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ008-131000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
252 PM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

Date           10/12/17      Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 60          85          62          84          41
Temp          85 78 69 65 63 60 69 81 85 78 70 67 65 62 70 80 84 71 56 50 46 41
DewPt         51 52 54 56 56 55 55 55 54 54 56 58 58 59 56 53 47 41 38 34 33 31
Max/Min RH                   84          35          90          26          67
RH            31 41 60 74 78 84 61 41 35 44 61 74 79 90 61 39 28 34 51 54 59 67
Wind Dir      SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd      14 10 11 12 10  9  9  8  9  8 10 13 13 12 16 14 14 13 16 19 14 11
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     10 12 10  7 12 17 15 14 28 42 45 49 57 65 61 57 49 40 36 32 22 11
PoP 12HR                      0           5          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     2     3     3     3     3     3     5     5     4
Mix Hgt        6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  6 <1  3  2  1 <1
Vent Rate     94 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 14 81 <1 <1  6  6  6 15 20132 <1 93 56 16  3
T Wind Dir    SW  S  S  S SW SW  W  W SW SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd    19 10 10 10 10  8 12  8 10  4 10 13 13 12 17 14 25  6 35 32 18  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


Date           10/15 Mon 10/16/17 Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       62      39      70      44      75      50      78      52      78
Temp          58 55 44 39 65 62 49 44 70 67 55 50 73 70 57 52 74 71
DewPt         28 29 29 31 34 36 35 36 40 42 42 42 44 43 45 44 45 44
Min/Max RH         28      75      27      76      29      75      30      74      30
RH            31 37 55 72 31 38 59 73 33 40 62 75 35 38 64 74 36 38
PWind Dir          NE      SE      SW       S       S       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ006-131000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
252 PM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

Date           10/12/17      Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 54          83          58          83          34
Temp          83 74 64 60 57 54 65 78 83 75 67 63 61 58 67 79 83 68 51 44 39 34
DewPt         49 48 50 51 50 50 49 48 49 50 53 55 55 55 50 44 38 32 30 29 28 27
Max/Min RH                   86          31          90          19          75
RH            30 39 59 72 78 86 56 35 31 41 60 75 81 90 54 29 20 26 44 55 64 75
Wind Dir      SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd      18 11 11 10  9  8  9 10 13 10  9 10 12 11 13 18 17 20 20 19 14 11
Clouds        CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      3 12  9  6  8 10  9  8 21 34 36 39 41 44 40 35 28 21 18 15 11  6
PoP 12HR                      0           5          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     3     3     3     3     5     5     4     4
Mix Hgt        6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  7 <1  4  2  2 <1
Vent Rate    114 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 75103 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5130124 <1101 44 23 <1
T Wind Dir    SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW  S SE  S SW SW SW  W  W  N NE  N  N  N
T Wind Spd    21  9 10  9  9  8  6 12 17  6  5 10 10 10 11 29 21  5 32 25 16  5
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  1  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL NO NO


Date           10/15 Mon 10/16/17 Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       61      35      70      41      76      46      78      47      78
Temp          56 53 40 35 64 61 47 41 70 67 52 46 73 68 53 47 73 70
DewPt         24 28 30 29 35 38 39 37 40 41 42 40 41 40 42 41 41 41
Min/Max RH         26      83      30      89      28      80      26      79      27
RH            29 38 67 80 34 42 74 86 33 39 69 80 31 36 66 79 31 34
PWind Dir          NE       S      SW       S      SW       S      SW      SW      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

OKZ002-131000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
252 PM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

Date           10/12/17      Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 55          79          58          83          36
Temp          88 78 67 62 59 55 64 75 79 72 65 62 60 58 67 79 83 68 52 45 41 36
DewPt         49 49 50 52 51 50 50 51 51 52 53 54 55 55 52 49 42 35 32 30 29 28
Max/Min RH                   83          38          89          22          72
RH            26 36 54 70 75 83 60 43 38 49 64 74 82 89 58 35 24 29 46 55 62 72
Wind Dir      SW  S  S SW SW  W NW  N NE  E SE  S  S  S SW SW NW  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd      16 11 12 12 10  9  9  8  5  8  9  9 12 12 14 18 17 24 20 16 13 10
Clouds        CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      1  7  7  7  9 11 11 10 16 22 33 44 44 45 42 38 30 22 22 23 16  8
PoP 12HR                      0           5          10          10           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     4     3     3     4     4     2     4
Mix Hgt        6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  9  4  3  2  1 <1
Vent Rate    107 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 10 13  6  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 90 75 81 90 32 12 <1
T Wind Dir    SW  S  S SW SW SW  N  N  E  E  E  E  S SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N NW
T Wind Spd    19 10 10 10  9  8 11  9  3  6  6  4  2  6 14 23  9 26 34 24 13  6
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  1  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO


Date           10/15 Mon 10/16/17 Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       63      37      71      41      77      48      79      49      79
Temp          58 55 42 37 65 62 47 41 71 68 54 48 74 70 55 49 74 71
DewPt         26 27 28 28 35 37 37 37 42 42 43 41 43 43 44 43 45 43
Min/Max RH         25      72      28      89      29      77      28      80      29
RH            29 34 57 70 33 39 68 85 35 39 66 77 33 38 66 80 35 37
PWind Dir          NE       S       S       S       S       S       S       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       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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