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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
359 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

TXZ012-202200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
359 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

Date             Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18            Mon 01/22/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 76          39          51          24          52
Temp             36 44 67 76 64 50 47 42 43 44 50 51 43 37 33 27 25 29 45 52 45
DewPt            17 19 21 19 19 21 21 22 22 26 17 14 15 15 16 15 13 13 10  5  5
Min/Max RH                   11          48          22          62          14
RH               44 36 17 11 17 31 35 44 42 48 26 22 30 40 48 59 59 51 23 14 19
Wind Dir          W  W  W SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W
Wind Spd         10  8 10 11  9 10 11 11 11 19 31 31 31 25 21 21 21 17 18 16 13
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 FW FW SC B2 B2 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         6 20 17 15 16 29 38 38 51 11  9 29 71 70 31 14 19  2  0  0  2
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           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     3     3     3     3     4     4     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  1  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  8 13  3  4  1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1  7 85 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 47270463 84109 22  9 <1 <1 92 80 <1
T Wind Dir        W  W  W SW  S SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  W NW NW NW
T Wind Spd       10 10  8 19  6  9 13 12 13 35 41 42 32 35 25 20 16 14 26 18  4
RFTI              0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  4  3  2  1  1  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL CL EL EL EL NO NO EL NO
Fire Weather                                 A  A  A
High Wind                                       A  A  A  A


Date               Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       24    52      23    55      30    61      32    57
Temp          31   24 45 43 30   23 47 48 35   30 52 54 38   33 50 49
DewPt          3    6 10 12 13   13 17 16 17   19 22 19 24   25 22 16
Max/Min RH         48    19      68    22      66    21      73    22
RH            30   46 24 27 48   65 29 27 47   63 30 26 55   72 34 26
PWind Dir          SW    SE      SE     S      SW    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ016-202200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
359 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

Date             Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18            Mon 01/22/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 74          33          49          20          51
Temp             38 44 68 74 61 47 42 38 41 39 47 49 44 36 32 24 21 27 44 51 44
DewPt            15 17 19 17 19 18 19 20 23 19 15 13 13 11 12 12 12 10  9  3  6
Min/Max RH                   11          56          23          68          13
RH               38 32 15 11 19 31 40 48 48 43 27 23 28 36 43 60 68 51 24 13 21
Wind Dir          W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W
Wind Spd         10  9 12 13  9  9  9  9 13 21 31 34 31 23 19 13 14 11 12 11  9
Clouds           CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         3  8  9 10  8 17 23 42 25  8 10 28 64 66 33 18  9  0  1  1  9
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     2     3     3     3     3     4     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6 12  7  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 18 99 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 44216432169 40  6 <1 <1 <1 46 50 <1
T Wind Dir        W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW  W  W  W NW  W  S
T Wind Spd       11 10 13 20 10  9 12 11 14 33 41 41 29 23 13  9  9 11 14 11  6
RFTI              0  0  1  2  0  0  0  0  0  2  4  4  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL NO
Fire Weather                                 A  A  A
High Wind                                       A  A  A  A


Date               Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       23    52      21    55      27    59      29    55
Temp          29   23 46 45 27   21 47 49 32   27 52 52 35   29 48 48
DewPt          5    5  9  9 12   12 15 14 16   18 20 18 21   22 20 13
Max/Min RH         47    17      71    20      70    21      74    21
RH            37   45 22 23 53   69 27 25 52   69 28 26 57   74 32 24
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SE     S      SW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ008-202200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
359 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

Date             Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18            Mon 01/22/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 76          41          53          28          54
Temp             35 42 65 75 66 53 47 44 43 46 52 52 45 38 35 31 29 32 47 54 47
DewPt            18 20 22 21 20 21 22 22 23 26 17 15 16 17 18 15 14 12  8  4  5
Min/Max RH                   12          47          23          56          13
RH               49 41 19 13 17 28 35 42 44 46 25 23 31 42 49 52 54 44 21 13 17
Wind Dir          W  W  W SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd          6  5  6 10  6  9  9  8  9 12 21 25 24 21 23 23 21 18 20 17 12
Clouds           FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC CL SC B1 B1 SC SC FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        13  4 12 13 19 11 29 30 45 30  4 28 63 58 40 34 17  5  0  0  2
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           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     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  8 11  4  3  1 <1 <1 <1  5  6 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1  5 20 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 24278385104111 22 11  8  7117105 <1
T Wind Dir        W  W  W SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  W NW NW NW
T Wind Spd        8  5  5 11  5 10  9 10 10 27 42 40 33 37 25 25 17 14 29 21  4
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  3  1  2  2  1  0  1  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL EL EL EL EL NO EL EL NO
Fire Weather                                 A  A  A


Date               Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       27    53      26    57      34    62      36    58
Temp          33   27 47 47 33   26 48 51 38   34 54 56 42   36 52 51
DewPt          5    8 12 13 15   15 17 16 18   19 21 20 25   25 23 16
Max/Min RH         47    19      64    21      54    20      63    22
RH            30   45 24 26 47   62 29 25 42   53 27 24 49   63 33 24
PWind Dir          SW     E      SE     S      SW    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ008-202200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
359 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

Date             Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18            Mon 01/22/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 75          41          52          27          53
Temp             36 41 63 75 66 54 48 42 45 45 51 51 44 38 35 30 28 30 44 53 48
DewPt            18 20 23 21 20 21 21 22 23 26 18 16 16 16 17 14 13 12  8  4  4
Min/Max RH                   13          49          23          56          13
RH               49 43 21 13 17 28 35 44 43 47 26 23 32 41 48 52 54 46 22 13 17
Wind Dir         SW  W  W SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd          6  5  9 10  6 10 11 10 12 13 23 26 26 21 23 23 21 17 19 16 12
Clouds           FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW CL SC B1 B1 SC SC FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        12  5 12 13 19 11 28 28 48 24  5 29 67 64 38 30 17  4  0  0  2
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           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     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  8 11  4  4  1 <1 <1 <1  5  6 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1  5 22 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 44270382105116 21 11  7  6113 99  2
T Wind Dir        W  W  W SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  W NW NW NW
T Wind Spd        8  5  5 12  5 10  9 10 11 32 41 39 34 37 24 24 16 13 28 20  4
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  3  2  2  2  1  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL EL EL EL EL NO NO EL NO
Fire Weather                                 A  A  A


Date               Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       25    53      25    56      33    62      36    58
Temp          33   25 45 47 33   25 46 51 39   33 52 57 44   36 50 53
DewPt          4    8 12 13 14   14 17 16 17   19 21 20 25   24 23 16
Max/Min RH         50    20      66    21      55    20      64    22
RH            30   48 26 26 47   64 31 24 41   55 29 24 48   63 34 24
PWind Dir          SW     E      SE     S      SW    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ006-202200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
359 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

Date             Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18            Mon 01/22/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 74          34          47          19          54
Temp             32 42 68 73 60 47 43 37 40 39 46 46 38 32 30 23 20 25 46 54 43
DewPt            17 20 22 18 19 19 21 21 22 22 17 16 16 15 14 12 11 10  7  2  5
Min/Max RH                   12          56          29          70          12
RH               53 41 17 12 20 32 42 51 48 50 30 30 40 48 51 62 69 52 20 12 20
Wind Dir          W  W SW SW  S SW SW SW  S SW SW  W NW  N NW NW NW NW NW  W  W
Wind Spd          6  4  6 13 10 11 11 10 12 14 26 31 35 31 26 23 21 13 16 13 12
Clouds           FW FW FW FW CL FW FW SC SC FW FW B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         7 12 18 19  5 20 14 39 32  9 25 70 72 58 38 17 17  0  0  0  7
PoP 12HR                      0           0          20           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                     IS IS
Snow Shwrs                                     IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     2     3     3     2     4     4     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  8  9  4  2  1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 11 37 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 41280243137 38 21 11 <1  5 84 69  2
T Wind Dir        W  W  S SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW  W  W NW NW  S
T Wind Spd        8  4  8 16 10 11 11 13 16 29 40 29 35 28 24 24 10 11 20 14  3
RFTI              0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  4  4  3  2  1  0  0  2  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL CL CL EL EL NO NO EL NO
High Wind                                       A  A  A  A


Date               Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       19    50      19    54      26    60      28    53
Temp          26   19 44 40 25   19 46 45 32   26 53 51 35   28 48 45
DewPt          4    6 12 14 14   12 15 14 14   14 16 15 19   19 19 13
Max/Min RH         57    22      75    21      60    18      68    23
RH            38   56 27 33 63   74 28 27 47   59 23 24 53   68 31 27
PWind Dir           W    NE      SE    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

OKZ002-202200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
359 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

Date             Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18            Mon 01/22/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 72          37          48          24          51
Temp             31 40 63 72 60 47 44 41 42 43 48 47 39 34 32 27 26 27 44 51 41
DewPt            18 21 23 21 22 22 22 24 23 26 22 21 21 19 18 16 15 13 12  7  8
Min/Max RH                   14          56          34          68          17
RH               57 46 22 15 23 37 41 51 49 51 35 36 48 54 56 63 65 53 26 17 24
Wind Dir          W  W NW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd          5  4  4  6  8  8 12 10  9 11 21 21 31 32 28 31 26 21 24 19 14
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW B1 SC SC SC FW B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        13 20 25 20 24 20 57 26 45 37 11 53 71 74 62 39 30  7  0  1  2
PoP 12HR                      0           0          20          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                     IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     3     3     2     2     3     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  9  6  5  4  2  1 <1  1  5  5 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1  7 10 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 12289179170148 48 27 12 19122100 <1
T Wind Dir       NW NW  N  S SE  S SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
T Wind Spd        6  5  8  5  8  6 12 11 10 27 39 33 39 42 36 29 27 21 31 23  5
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  4  4  4  4  3  2  3  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL CL CL CL CL CL EL CL NO NO
High Wind                                       A  A  A  A


Date               Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       21    50      21    56      30    63      32    56
Temp          26   21 45 42 26   21 47 48 33   30 55 54 38   32 50 48
DewPt          7    9 15 16 16   15 18 16 16   15 18 18 22   22 22 16
Max/Min RH         61    25      78    22      56    18      65    24
RH            45   59 30 35 67   77 31 28 49   54 24 24 52   65 34 29
PWind Dir           W    NE       E     S      SW    SW       S     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW FW SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       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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