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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
348 AM CST Tue Feb 14 2017

TXZ012-142200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
348 AM CST Tue Feb 14 2017

Date             Tue 02/14/17            Wed 02/15/17            Thu 02/16/17
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                 45          27          54          31          67
Temp             32 35 42 45 42 35 32 29 27 32 47 54 50 41 37 34 31 38 58 67 61
DewPt            32 31 29 28 25 26 25 25 24 26 25 25 25 24 25 24 24 25 27 24 25
Min/Max RH                   49          92          32          75          19
RH              100 85 60 51 50 69 75 85 88 78 42 32 37 50 61 66 75 59 30 19 25
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd         12 16 17 17 12  6  6  8  8  6  6  5  4  6  9  9  8  8 11 11  9
Clouds           OV OV OV OV B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        99 99 97 94 68 45 19  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  5  1  2  3  2  1
PoP 12HR                     40           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.12           0           0           0           0
Rain              C  C  C  C
Snow              C  C
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     2     3     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt           2  2  4  6  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5 <1
Vent Rate        36 40 96138 60 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 36 40 18 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 28 45  3
T Wind Dir        N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       20 23 27 28 19  5  6  6  6  8 10  9  5  6  8  8  8  6 12 10  6
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               Fri 02/17/17  Sat 02/18/17  Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17
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       33    70      35    67      40    65      39    66
Temp          42   34 61 63 44   36 59 62 47   41 59 60 46   40 59 61
DewPt         26   26 26 24 28   28 31 29 36   37 45 36 38   33 31 25
Max/Min RH         75    18      78    25      96    38      79    23
RH            53   72 26 22 53   72 34 28 65   85 60 41 73   76 34 25
PWind Dir          SW     W       N     N       S     S      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW SC   SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5    20      20     5
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS IS   IS
Tstms                                             IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ016-142200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
348 AM CST Tue Feb 14 2017

Date             Tue 02/14/17            Wed 02/15/17            Thu 02/16/17
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                 45          26          54          28          65
Temp             32 35 42 45 41 34 31 28 26 32 47 54 49 39 35 31 29 35 56 65 59
DewPt            31 29 28 26 25 23 23 23 22 25 25 24 24 22 22 22 23 26 26 23 24
Min/Max RH                   46          88          31          85          20
RH               96 78 56 46 52 64 72 80 85 74 42 31 37 50 59 69 77 69 31 20 26
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd         13 17 19 18 12  6  6  8  6  6  6  4  4  5  8  8  6  8 10 11 10
Clouds           OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        98 96 89 87 65 33 23  7  2  1  2  2  0  0  1  2  0  1  2  0  1
PoP 12HR                     40           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0           0           0
Rain              C  C  C  C
Snow              C  C
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     2     3     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt           3  3  4  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  2
Vent Rate        48 60 84125 72 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 36 35 20 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 25 45 15
T Wind Dir        N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N NW  W  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       21 26 27 28 18  5  6  6  6  6  9  8  5  5  6  9  8  5 11 11 11
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               Fri 02/17/17  Sat 02/18/17  Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17
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       32    71      37    67      37    64      37    64
Temp          40   33 61 65 46   38 60 61 45   38 57 59 44   38 57 59
DewPt         25   25 25 23 25   25 29 28 32   34 42 34 34   31 30 24
Max/Min RH         74    17      64    23      96    36      79    23
RH            55   71 25 20 43   59 30 28 60   85 57 40 68   76 35 26
PWind Dir          SW     W      NW     N      SE     S      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5    20      20     0
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS IS   IS
Tstms                                             IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ008-142200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
348 AM CST Tue Feb 14 2017

Date             Tue 02/14/17            Wed 02/15/17            Thu 02/16/17
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                 49          30          57          34          69
Temp             35 38 46 49 45 38 35 32 30 35 50 57 53 44 40 37 34 41 60 69 63
DewPt            33 31 28 27 26 27 26 25 25 26 25 24 25 25 26 26 25 27 27 23 24
Min/Max RH                   41          81          28          73          17
RH               91 76 48 41 47 64 68 75 81 69 37 28 34 48 58 65 71 58 28 17 22
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd          9 12 14 14 11  6  5  5  5  4  5  4  4  5  8  8  5  8  9 11  8
Clouds           OV OV OV OV B2 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        99 99 95 93 75 44 17  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  6  9  1  0  1  1  1
PoP 12HR                     30           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.07           0           0           0           0
Rain              C  C  S  S
Snow              C  C
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     2     3     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt           1  2  3  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate        11 38 64120 89 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 32 32 16 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 16 44  3
T Wind Dir        N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       12 21 24 23 20  5  6  6  6  6  9  6  4  6  6  6  8 10 11 11  6
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               Fri 02/17/17  Sat 02/18/17  Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17
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       35    71      36    69      42    65      41    67
Temp          44   36 62 64 45   37 61 64 49   43 59 60 47   41 61 62
DewPt         28   27 27 24 31   29 32 31 37   36 45 38 41   34 35 27
Max/Min RH         72    18      79    24      89    40      79    24
RH            52   69 26 22 58   73 33 29 63   76 60 44 79   76 37 26
PWind Dir          SW     W       N     N       S     S      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW SC   SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5    20      20     5
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS IS   IS
Tstms                                             IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ008-142200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
348 AM CST Tue Feb 14 2017

Date             Tue 02/14/17            Wed 02/15/17            Thu 02/16/17
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                 48          29          56          33          68
Temp             34 37 45 48 44 37 34 31 29 34 49 56 52 43 39 36 33 40 59 68 62
DewPt            32 30 27 25 25 27 26 25 24 26 25 24 24 25 26 25 25 26 27 24 25
Min/Max RH                   41          82          29          72          19
RH               90 74 50 41 47 66 70 76 80 70 39 29 33 49 59 64 72 57 28 19 23
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd          9 12 14 14 11  6  5  5  5  4  5  4  4  6  9  8  6  8  9 10  8
Clouds           OV OV OV OV B2 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        98 98 94 92 70 39 13  2  1  0  0  0  1  0  1  2  2  0  1  2  1
PoP 12HR                     30           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.06           0           0           0           0
Rain              C  C  S  S
Snow              C  C
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     2     3     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt           2  2  3  6  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5 <1
Vent Rate        18 29 60110 40 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 32 35 16 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 15 45  3
T Wind Dir        N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       13 21 23 23 18  5  6  6  6  6  9  8  4  6  6  6  8 10 11 11  5
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               Fri 02/17/17  Sat 02/18/17  Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17
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       35    71      36    68      42    65      41    67
Temp          43   36 62 64 45   37 60 63 49   43 59 60 47   41 61 62
DewPt         28   27 26 25 30   28 31 31 37   36 44 38 40   33 34 27
Max/Min RH         72    18      75    25      89    40      76    24
RH            54   69 25 22 55   71 34 30 63   76 57 44 76   73 37 26
PWind Dir          SW     W       N     N       S     S      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW SC   SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0    20      20     5
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS IS   IS
Tstms                                             IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ006-142200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
348 AM CST Tue Feb 14 2017

Date             Tue 02/14/17            Wed 02/15/17            Thu 02/16/17
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                 49          26          58          28          70
Temp             35 38 46 49 45 36 32 29 26 32 50 58 52 41 36 32 29 36 60 70 62
DewPt            28 24 22 22 21 24 23 24 23 24 23 22 22 23 23 22 22 24 23 19 20
Min/Max RH                   34          88          25          81          14
RH               75 58 38 34 38 61 69 80 87 72 34 25 31 47 59 66 75 61 24 14 20
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW  W  S SW SW SW  W  W SW SW  S
Wind Spd         16 18 20 18 13  8  6  6  6  5  8  4  5  6  6  8  6  5 10 11  8
Clouds           OV OV B2 B2 B1 FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        93 92 81 87 59 21  5  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  3  1  1  1  1
PoP 12HR                     20           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain              S  S
Snow              S  S
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     2     3     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt           3  2  5  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5 <1
Vent Rate        84 44135143105 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 40 28 20 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 28 50  4
T Wind Dir       NE  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  W  N NW  W  S SW  W  W SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       31 25 31 25 21  5  6  8  6  4  9  5  5  6  8  6  6  4 12 11  9
RFTI              0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Fri 02/17/17  Sat 02/18/17  Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17
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    70      34    66      36    64      35    65
Temp          39   30 60 63 43   35 58 60 44   37 57 58 42   36 58 59
DewPt         25   23 22 21 25   24 28 26 31   31 41 34 35   29 30 25
Max/Min RH         77    16      69    23      89    35      79    23
RH            57   74 23 20 49   64 32 27 60   79 54 39 76   75 34 27
PWind Dir          SW     N       N    NE       S     S      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5    20      20     5
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS IS   IS
Tstms                                             IS IS IS   IS

$$

OKZ002-142200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
348 AM CST Tue Feb 14 2017

Date             Tue 02/14/17            Wed 02/15/17            Thu 02/16/17
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                 51          27          59          31          73
Temp             35 38 47 51 46 37 33 30 27 33 51 59 54 43 38 34 32 39 63 73 65
DewPt            29 25 23 22 23 25 24 24 23 25 24 22 24 24 24 24 24 25 25 20 23
Min/Max RH                   32          88          24          75          13
RH               77 59 39 32 40 60 68 78 85 72 35 24 31 48 57 67 71 57 23 13 21
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW  S
Wind Spd         12 14 16 16 11  8  8  6  5  5  6  4  4  6  9  8  6  5  8 10  8
Clouds           OV OV B2 B2 B1 FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        93 90 82 80 56 22  8  5  0  0  0  0  0  1  8  1  1  1  1  1  1
PoP 12HR                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain
Snow
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     3     3     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           1  2  5  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6 <1
Vent Rate        16 42135150126 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 45 33 17 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 23 59  2
T Wind Dir        N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  W  N NW SW  S SW SW SW  W SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       18 24 31 26 24  6  6  8  6  4 11  6  4  6  8  8  6  3 10 10  6
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Fri 02/17/17  Sat 02/18/17  Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17
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       32    70      34    66      39    66      38    65
Temp          42   33 61 63 43   35 58 61 46   40 59 61 45   39 58 60
DewPt         26   24 26 27 30   27 31 30 34   34 42 37 40   32 36 28
Max/Min RH         72    20      79    26      90    37      82    27
RH            53   69 26 25 60   73 35 30 63   80 54 41 82   76 43 29
PWind Dir          SW     N       N    NE       S     S       S     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW SC   SC B1 B1 B1   SC B1 SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0    30      20     5
Rain Shwrs                                        SC SC IS   IS
Tstms                                             SC SC 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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