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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
256 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

TXZ012-132200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
256 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

Date             Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 64          28          44          25          53
Temp          37 32 39 60 63 50 39 34 29 28 32 42 44 40 35 31 27 25 31 47 53 44
DewPt         13 12 15 16 17 18 18 19 19 19 21 23 26 26 24 23 20 19 19 20 16 18
Min/Max RH                   16          71          45          78          23
RH            37 43 37 18 17 28 42 54 66 68 63 46 49 57 64 72 74 78 61 34 23 35
Wind Dir       W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W SW
Wind Spd      11 10 12 20 19  8  5  5  6  6  8 12 12  9  6  8  8  5  6 13 12  8
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      1  1  4  0  4  6  2 22 35 56 58 74 84 84 38 15  7  2  1  2  2  3
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           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     4     3     2     2     2     4     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  3  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1 <1 44 76 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 17 60 30 24 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 56 49 <1
T Wind Dir     W  W  W  N NE  N  N  N  N NE  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W SW
T Wind Spd    10  9 11 25 21  5  4  4  5  6 12 17 13 13  9  9  8  5  4 18 16  6
RFTI           0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
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       31    60      28    45      25    55      28    60
Temp          32   31 56 49 34   28 42 38 27   25 49 45 32   28 54 48
DewPt         18   17 16 18 21   22 21 19 18   16 18 19 20   17 19 20
Max/Min RH         58    18      78    36      69    23      64    20
RH            56   56 20 29 58   78 43 46 68   68 29 35 61   63 25 33
PWind Dir          SW    SW      NW     N      NW     W      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW FW   SC B1 B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       5    10       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ016-132200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
256 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

Date             Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 62          26          44          22          53
Temp          35 30 39 59 62 50 37 34 31 28 31 41 44 37 29 26 24 22 28 46 53 42
DewPt         11 10 13 14 16 17 17 17 17 17 19 21 22 25 24 23 20 20 19 19 17 18
Min/Max RH                   16          71          41          92          24
RH            37 42 34 17 16 28 44 50 57 64 61 44 41 63 81 88 85 92 70 35 24 37
Wind Dir       W  W NW  N NE NE  N  N NE NE NE NE  N  N NW NW NW  W  W  W  W SW
Wind Spd      10 10 10 19 20  6  5  5  6  8 10 13 12  8  5  6  5  5  5 13 12  8
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      1  1  3  0  1  3  3 23 26 38 46 65 87 82 44 33  9  3  3  2  1  2
PoP 12HR                      0           0          10           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     4     4     3     2     2     2     4     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  5  6  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1 <1 55 80 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 13 70 84 14  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 54 42 <1
T Wind Dir     W  W  W NE NE NE NW  N  N NE NE NE  N  N NW NW NW  W  W  W  W SW
T Wind Spd    10  9 10 25 23  5  3  4  5  6 14 16 16 10 11  6  5  4  3 20 16  8
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
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       29    59      27    44      23    54      26    60
Temp          30   29 53 49 32   27 40 37 24   23 47 44 30   26 53 49
DewPt         18   17 16 15 19   21 21 20 18   15 17 19 20   17 19 19
Max/Min RH         62    18      78    39      81    24      70    20
RH            59   62 23 26 58   78 46 50 79   71 31 36 68   68 26 31
PWind Dir          SW    SW      NW     N      NW     W       W     W
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       5    10       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ008-132200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
256 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

Date             Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 65          32          45          27          57
Temp          40 34 42 62 64 53 41 36 34 32 36 43 45 41 35 32 29 27 33 50 57 48
DewPt         16 15 16 17 17 18 18 19 20 20 22 25 27 26 23 22 20 19 18 19 18 18
Min/Max RH                   15          64          48          71          21
RH            37 45 34 17 16 25 40 51 56 61 57 50 49 55 62 65 69 71 52 29 21 30
Wind Dir       W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W SW
Wind Spd      10  9  9 18 18  5  4  5  5  4  5  9 11  8  6  6  6  5  5 12 12  6
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      1  1  0  0  0  2  6 39 63 72 70 82 85 78 31 15  3  2  2  2  2  2
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     4     4     3     2     2     2     4     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  5  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1 <1 42 72 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 24 39 68 45  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 51 49 <1
T Wind Dir     W  W NW  N  N  N NW NW  N NE  N  N NW  N  N NW NW  W  W  W  W SW
T Wind Spd    11 10  9 24 20  5  5  4  8  5 13 14 17 16  9  9  8  6  5 19 17  8
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
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       34    61      30    46      26    56      30    60
Temp          37   34 56 50 35   30 43 39 28   26 49 48 35   30 54 50
DewPt         19   18 17 18 23   23 20 19 18   17 19 20 21   19 21 22
Max/Min RH         54    18      75    35      71    24      65    22
RH            47   50 21 28 59   75 40 44 65   69 30 33 57   63 27 33
PWind Dir          SW    SW      NW     N      NW    SW      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW FW   SC B1 SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       5    10       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ008-132200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
256 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

Date             Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 64          30          44          27          56
Temp          39 34 41 60 63 53 41 36 33 31 33 41 44 42 35 32 28 27 31 48 56 49
DewPt         15 14 16 17 18 18 19 20 20 20 22 25 27 26 23 22 20 19 18 20 18 17
Min/Max RH                   17          68          51          75          22
RH            36 45 36 19 17 26 41 53 58 63 62 52 52 54 62 67 72 73 59 33 22 29
Wind Dir       W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W SW
Wind Spd      10  9  9 19 19  6  4  5  5  5  5 10 11  8  6  6  6  5  5 13 12  8
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL SC B1 B1 B1 B2 OV B2 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      1  1  1  0  1  2  5 38 57 69 69 82 89 79 32 15  4  3  1  2  2  3
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     4     4     3     2     2     2     4     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1 <1 55 72 <1 <1 <1  2  3 24 39 48 55  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 51 45 <1
T Wind Dir     W  W NW  N  N  N NW NW NE NE  N  N NW  N  N NW NW  W  W  W  W SW
T Wind Spd    11 10  9 25 20  5  5  4  8  5 13 14 13 17  9  9  8  5  4 19 17  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               Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
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       34    61      29    45      26    55      30    60
Temp          37   34 56 51 36   30 39 40 28   26 49 49 35   30 53 52
DewPt         19   18 18 18 22   23 21 19 18   17 19 20 20   19 20 22
Max/Min RH         54    19      76    36      71    24      64    22
RH            47   51 22 27 58   75 49 42 66   70 31 32 56   62 27 31
PWind Dir          SW    SW      NW     N      NW    SW      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW FW   SC B1 SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       5    10       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ006-132200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
256 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

Date             Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 62          28          44          22          54
Temp          33 29 42 59 62 47 35 30 30 30 33 40 44 36 28 25 23 22 29 48 54 42
DewPt         14 15 16 15 16 18 18 18 18 19 21 25 25 25 21 20 18 18 19 20 16 17
Min/Max RH                   16          71          47          84          22
RH            45 55 34 17 16 31 49 60 62 64 62 56 47 64 74 81 81 83 66 32 22 36
Wind Dir       W  W  N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W  W SW SW SW
Wind Spd       8  8 13 21 20  6  5  6  8  9  9 11 12  9  8  8  6  6  6 13 11  9
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      5  1  0  0  0  9 25 45 75 79 72 85 83 56 31 10  3  2  3  5  2  3
PoP 12HR                      0           0          20           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01           0           0
Snow Shwrs                               IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     4     4     3     2     2     2     4     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  3  6  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  2 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1 <1 68 76 <1 <1 <1  4 11 38 43110 21 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 38 26 <1
T Wind Dir     W  W  N  N  N  N NW  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W SW  W SW SW
T Wind Spd     8  6 16 31 21  5  4  5  8 12 17 17 23 14  6  6  6  5  5 17 13  8
RFTI           0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
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       28    59      26    45      22    55      25    60
Temp          30   28 55 45 30   26 41 35 23   22 49 43 28   25 53 46
DewPt         17   16 16 18 22   21 18 18 16   15 18 20 19   16 19 20
Max/Min RH         60    19      81    34      76    24      71    20
RH            56   58 21 33 73   81 40 48 73   74 29 39 67   69 26 35
PWind Dir          SW     W       N     N      NW    SW       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW FW SC   SC B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       5    10       5     5       0     0

$$

OKZ002-132200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
256 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

Date             Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 61          32          45          24          56
Temp          37 32 42 58 61 48 37 35 33 34 34 41 45 38 31 27 25 24 29 49 56 44
DewPt         16 16 16 18 17 18 20 20 21 22 24 27 25 25 20 19 18 18 18 19 15 17
Min/Max RH                   18          70          45          77          19
RH            41 51 34 21 18 30 49 55 60 61 67 56 45 60 64 70 73 77 61 30 19 33
Wind Dir       W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  N NW NW  W  W SW SW SW
Wind Spd       8  9 13 19 20  6  5  5  6  6  8 12 14  9 10  8  6  6  6 12 10  8
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL FW SC B1 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      5  0  0  1  1 13 40 60 77 89 76 81 79 58 25  3  2  2  3  4  4  3
PoP 12HR                      0           0          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     4     3     2     2     2     2     4     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  4  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1  6 60 70 <1 <1 <1  4 13 38 53131 12  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 49 35 <1
T Wind Dir     W  W  N  N  N  N NW  N  N  N  N NW  N  N  N NW NW  W  W  W  W SW
T Wind Spd     9 10 16 27 23  5  5  6  8 14 17 17 24 14 10  9  8  6  6 16 11  8
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
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       29    59      28    45      23    55      27    59
Temp          31   29 54 45 32   28 40 35 24   24 48 43 29   27 52 46
DewPt         18   17 17 19 23   23 19 17 17   16 19 21 20   18 21 22
Max/Min RH         61    20      81    34      76    25      70    23
RH            57   60 23 35 70   81 43 48 73   72 31 40 70   68 29 38
PWind Dir          SW    SW       N     N       W    SW      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW SC   B1 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       5    10       5     5       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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