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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
514 AM CDT Mon Jul 17 2017

TXZ012-172200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
514 AM CDT Mon Jul 17 2017

Date             Mon 07/17/17            Tue 07/18/17            Wed 07/19/17
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                 94          69          95          70          97
Temp             69 82 91 94 91 81 75 72 70 82 92 95 93 81 76 73 71 84 93 96 95
DewPt            62 63 60 58 59 62 62 62 62 62 60 57 56 58 59 60 61 61 59 55 54
Min/Max RH                   30          78          27          73          25
RH               78 53 36 30 34 53 64 71 76 51 34 28 29 46 56 64 71 46 32 25 25
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd          6 11 11 11 13 11 11 10 10 12 11 11 12 11 11 10  9 12 10 13 12
Clouds           SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        46 31 34 52 60 47 34 31 29 20 19 24 27 17 15 10  9  6 10  8 10
PoP 12HR                     10          10           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       IS    IS IS IS IS
Tstms            IS    IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1  4  9 11  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 10 11 10 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  9 10  9
Vent Rate        <1 60 90110117  6  8  6  5 63 90110114  5  5  5 <1 63 85124135
T Wind Dir        S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S
T Wind Spd        9 17 11 11 14 12 17 12 11 20 10 11 13 11 11 10  9 16 11 14 17
RFTI              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


Date          Thu 07/20/17 Fri 07/21/17 Sat 07/22/17 Sun 07/23/17
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       70      97      70      97      70      95      68      94
Temp          76 71 93 95 77 71 93 95 77 71 92 91 75 68 93 92
DewPt         58 58 56 52 56 58 56 53 57 58 57 53 58 59 57 54
Max/Min RH         66      24      66      24      66      25      73      27
RH            54 63 29 23 48 63 29 24 50 63 31 28 55 73 30 28
PWind Dir           S      SW       S      SW       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL CL FW CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0      10      20      20
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                             IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ016-172200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
514 AM CDT Mon Jul 17 2017

Date             Mon 07/17/17            Tue 07/18/17            Wed 07/19/17
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                 92          66          93          67          94
Temp             66 81 91 92 89 79 74 69 67 81 90 93 90 79 74 70 68 82 91 94 91
DewPt            59 59 57 55 55 58 60 60 60 61 58 56 55 57 58 59 60 61 57 54 52
Min/Max RH                   29          81          28          78          25
RH               78 47 33 29 31 48 62 73 78 50 34 29 31 47 57 68 76 50 33 26 27
Wind Dir          S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd          4 11 11 11 11  9 10  6  6 11 10 10 11 10 10  8  8 11 10 13 12
Clouds           SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        42 28 34 56 60 51 39 34 29 21 26 43 36 23 16 12  9  4 10  9 11
PoP 12HR                     10          10           5          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs             IS IS IS IS
Tstms                  IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     2     2     2     3     3     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1  5 11 12 11  2 <1 <1 <1  4 11 12 10 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  9  9  8
Vent Rate        <1 68116127126 26  8  5  4 56 88 92110  5  5 <1  4 52 85117112
T Wind Dir        S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S
T Wind Spd        8 17 12 12 13 14 18 10  9 18  9  9 12 10 11  9  9 14 11 14 16
RFTI              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


Date          Thu 07/20/17 Fri 07/21/17 Sat 07/22/17 Sun 07/23/17
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       67      94      66      95      67      94      66      91
Temp          74 67 90 92 74 67 91 91 75 68 91 90 74 67 89 88
DewPt         56 57 55 51 54 57 55 52 56 57 56 53 58 59 57 54
Max/Min RH         72      25      73      25      70      26      78      30
RH            53 71 31 25 50 70 30 27 53 68 31 28 58 75 34 32
PWind Dir           S      SW       S      SW       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       5       5      20      20      20
Rain Shwrs                                  IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                       IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ008-172200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
514 AM CDT Mon Jul 17 2017

Date             Mon 07/17/17            Tue 07/18/17            Wed 07/19/17
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                 98          73          99          73         101
Temp             72 84 94 98 94 86 80 76 73 86 95 99 96 86 81 77 73 87 96101 99
DewPt            63 61 60 58 59 62 62 62 63 63 60 57 57 58 60 61 61 61 58 54 54
Min/Max RH                   28          71          26          67          21
RH               74 46 32 28 32 45 54 62 71 47 31 26 27 39 49 59 66 41 28 21 22
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd          5 11 12 12 13 11 11  8  8 11 10 10 12 11 11  9  6 11  9 13 11
Clouds           SC SC FW B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        42 27 25 52 60 37 32 26 20 13 11 24 21 17 16 10 11  7 11 11 12
PoP 12HR                     10          10           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       IS    IS IS IS IS
Tstms            IS    IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1  4 10 12 11  1  1 <1 <1  4 11 12 11 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  9 10  9
Vent Rate         5 72121144147 16 19  7  5 70132132126  6  6  5 <1 62 95124144
T Wind Dir        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
T Wind Spd       10 20 13 13 16 18 21 13 11 23 13 12 12 13 13 10  6 17 11 14 17
RFTI              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


Date          Thu 07/20/17 Fri 07/21/17 Sat 07/22/17 Sun 07/23/17
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       73     101      74     100      74      99      73      96
Temp          81 73 96 99 82 74 96 97 82 74 95 95 81 73 94 94
DewPt         58 59 56 52 57 59 56 53 57 59 56 54 58 60 57 56
Max/Min RH         62      21      59      21      59      23      64      26
RH            46 61 26 21 42 59 26 23 43 59 27 25 46 64 29 28
PWind Dir           S      SW       S      SW       S      SW       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0      10      20      20
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                             IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ008-172200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
514 AM CDT Mon Jul 17 2017

Date             Mon 07/17/17            Tue 07/18/17            Wed 07/19/17
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                 96          71          98          72         100
Temp             71 82 93 96 93 84 78 75 71 83 93 97 96 85 79 75 73 84 95 99 98
DewPt            63 62 61 59 60 62 62 62 62 63 60 58 57 58 59 61 61 61 59 55 54
Min/Max RH                   29          73          27          68          22
RH               77 50 34 29 33 48 58 64 73 52 33 27 28 41 50 62 67 47 30 23 23
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd          6 11 12 12 13 11 11  9  9 11 11 10 11 11 11  9  8 11  9 12 11
Clouds           SC SC FW B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        43 27 25 52 60 36 33 28 21 14 13 27 23 18 16 11 11  7 10  9 11
PoP 12HR                     10          10           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       IS    IS IS IS IS
Tstms            IS    IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1  4 10 12 11  1  1 <1 <1  3 11 12 11 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  9 10  9
Vent Rate         5 72124138147 17 20  8  5 60126127116  9  6  5  4 56 90124135
T Wind Dir        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S
T Wind Spd       10 20 14 13 16 19 23 17 11 23 13 12 12 19 12 10  8 18 11 14 17
RFTI              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


Date          Thu 07/20/17 Fri 07/21/17 Sat 07/22/17 Sun 07/23/17
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       73     100      73      99      73      98      72      95
Temp          81 73 94 97 81 74 94 97 80 74 94 95 79 72 91 92
DewPt         58 59 56 53 56 59 56 53 57 59 57 55 58 60 58 56
Max/Min RH         62      22      62      22      60      25      67      28
RH            45 61 28 22 43 61 28 23 45 59 29 26 49 67 33 30
PWind Dir           S      SW       S      SW       S      SW       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0      10      20      20
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                             IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ006-172200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
514 AM CDT Mon Jul 17 2017

Date             Mon 07/17/17            Tue 07/18/17            Wed 07/19/17
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                 97          67          98          68          98
Temp             68 84 94 97 93 80 75 70 68 83 94 98 94 82 77 72 69 84 94 98 95
DewPt            61 60 57 54 54 58 59 60 60 60 57 54 53 57 58 59 59 59 56 52 51
Min/Max RH                   24          78          23          73          21
RH               78 45 30 24 27 48 59 71 76 45 29 23 25 42 53 64 70 42 28 21 23
Wind Dir          S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd          5 12 13 13 13 10  9  9  9 13 13 12 13 10  9  8  8 13 12 13 12
Clouds           SC FW FW SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        37 25 16 40 51 41 35 28 22 15 15 21 38 27 21 16 10  9 12  7  9
PoP 12HR                     10          10           5          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs             IS IS IS IS
Tstms                  IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     2
Mix Hgt          <1  4 11 12 12 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 10 12 11 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 10 10  9
Vent Rate        <1 63165168161  5  4  5  5 67160161132  5  5 <1 <1 51100120135
T Wind Dir        S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S
T Wind Spd        8 20 17 16 16 10  9 11 11 21 18 16 13 11 11  8  8 19 11 13 17
RFTI              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


Date          Thu 07/20/17 Fri 07/21/17 Sat 07/22/17 Sun 07/23/17
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       68      99      67      98      68      96      66      91
Temp          76 68 93 96 77 68 93 95 77 68 93 92 75 66 87 86
DewPt         55 57 54 48 54 58 55 50 55 57 55 53 58 59 57 56
Max/Min RH         68      19      70      20      68      24      79      31
RH            48 67 27 20 46 71 28 22 47 67 28 27 56 78 36 36
PWind Dir           S      SW       S      SW       S      SW      SW      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       5      20      20      30
Rain Shwrs                                  IS IS IS IS SC SC
Tstms                                       IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

OKZ002-172200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
514 AM CDT Mon Jul 17 2017

Date             Mon 07/17/17            Tue 07/18/17            Wed 07/19/17
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                 96          69          99          71         100
Temp             69 82 92 96 93 81 77 73 70 83 94 99 95 83 78 74 72 86 96100 97
DewPt            63 63 61 59 58 62 63 62 62 63 61 58 58 60 60 61 61 61 59 56 56
Min/Max RH                   29          77          26          71          24
RH               81 53 36 29 31 53 62 68 76 51 34 26 29 45 54 63 69 44 30 24 26
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd          6 13 16 13 13 11 12 11  9 13 13 12 12 10 11  9  8 12 11 13 11
Clouds           SC SC FW SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        46 28 23 41 55 38 36 32 24  9  9 19 33 25 22 18 13 15  7 10 12
PoP 12HR                     10          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs             IS IS IS IS
Tstms                  IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1  3 10 12 12 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 11 12 12 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 11 11 10
Vent Rate         5 50162192184  6  7  7  6 38179168161  6  6  5 <1 51121137162
T Wind Dir        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
T Wind Spd       11 21 19 18 18 12 16 14 12 21 19 16 16 13 13 11  8 19 12 14 19
RFTI              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


Date          Thu 07/20/17 Fri 07/21/17 Sat 07/22/17 Sun 07/23/17
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       71     101      71     101      71      99      69      93
Temp          79 71 95 98 80 71 96 98 78 71 94 94 77 69 89 90
DewPt         57 58 57 53 56 58 58 54 57 58 58 55 59 60 60 58
Max/Min RH         63      22      63      22      63      25      74      32
RH            47 62 28 23 45 63 28 23 48 63 30 28 55 74 38 34
PWind Dir           S      SW       S      SW       S      SW      SW      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       5      10      20      30
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS SC SC
Tstms                                             IS IS SC SC

$$

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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