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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
318 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

TXZ012-162200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
318 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

Date             Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18
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                 29          10          45          20          58
Temp              3  6 20 29 24 16 14 11 12 18 38 45 36 27 25 21 20 26 48 58 48
DewPt            -1 -1  0  1  1 -1 -2 -1 -1  2  7 10 11 11 11 13 11 15 17 16 16
Min/Max RH                   29          60          22          71          19
RH               83 72 41 29 36 46 48 57 55 49 27 23 35 50 55 71 67 62 29 19 27
Wind Dir          N  N  N  W SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd         10  6  6  5  4  6  9 11 11 12 14 14 12  9 10 10  9  8 12 11 10
Clouds           FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)        24 23  9  2  3  1  1  0  1  1  9  2  5  2  6  5  3  1  4  1  6
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              4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           2  1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1
Vent Rate        15  6 25 12  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 34 51 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 10 30 <1
T Wind Dir        N NE  N  N  E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       11  6 11  4  4  6 10 10  9 10 19 19  9 10 11 10  9 10 11 13  9
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 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18
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       29    71      40    67      32    47      25    54
Temp          32   29 60 62 48   40 62 58 43   33 43 41 30   25 46 46
DewPt         17   18 19 18 19   21 23 22 23   21 20 16 15   13 11  9
Max/Min RH         63    14      46    19      63    31      60    17
RH            53   63 20 18 31   46 22 25 45   61 39 36 53   60 24 22
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    NW       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC B1 SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0      10     5       0     0

$$

TXZ016-162200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
318 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

Date             Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18
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                 30          10          45          16          57
Temp             10 12 21 28 24 15 13 12 11 18 37 45 36 24 20 16 16 23 48 57 48
DewPt            -1  1  3  5  4  1  2  2  2  4  7 11 11 12 11 12 10 14 16 16 14
Min/Max RH                   34          71          24          84          20
RH               60 59 45 38 40 53 61 65 66 55 28 24 36 60 67 84 77 68 27 20 25
Wind Dir         NE NE  S SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW  W SW  W SW SW SW
Wind Spd          8  3  2  4  5  5  6  8  9 11 14 13  9  6  6  8  8  6 10 10  9
Clouds           SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)        44 38 23  7  3  1  2  2  2  3  6  2  4  3  6  3  2  1  4  1  7
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              2     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           2  2  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1
Vent Rate         9  6  5 14 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 34 40 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 10 24 <1
T Wind Dir       NE  E NW  W  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd        6  4  2  4  6  5  6  9  8 11 19 18  8  9  9  9  9 10 11 13  8
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 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18
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       28    71      37    65      31    48      22    54
Temp          32   28 61 63 42   37 59 57 40   32 44 42 27   22 46 47
DewPt         16   18 19 18 18   21 23 22 19   17 17 14 12   10  9  7
Max/Min RH         66    14      52    21      57    27      59    15
RH            51   66 19 18 37   52 25 26 42   55 33 31 54   59 22 19
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    NW       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0      10     5       0     0

$$

TXZ008-162200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
318 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

Date             Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18
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                 28          12          47          23          59
Temp              4  8 19 27 22 16 14 14 12 17 37 47 39 31 27 25 23 27 48 59 51
DewPt            -2 -2 -2 -1 -1 -2 -1 -4 -1  2  6 10 11 11 11 13 11 14 16 16 16
Min/Max RH                   28          58          22          62          18
RH               74 63 40 29 35 44 49 44 54 50 27 22 31 44 50 59 59 56 27 18 24
Wind Dir          N  N  N NW  E SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd          8  4  5  4  4  6  8 10  9 10 12 12  9  9  9  8  8  8  9 10  8
Clouds           FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)        12  9  6  2  3  2  2  0  1  2  6  2  3  2  4  2  3  1  5  1  6
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              4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           1  2  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1
Vent Rate         8 12 20 12  2 <1  4  6 <1 <1 32 48 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 11 24 <1
T Wind Dir       NE  N  N  N  E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd        9  9  9  4  4  5  9 12 10 10 18 18  8  9 11 11 11 11 11 13  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
Wind Chill        Y  Y


Date               Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18
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       31    71      44    68      34    48      26    54
Temp          36   31 59 63 51   44 62 60 44   35 43 42 30   26 47 49
DewPt         18   19 19 19 21   22 24 23 25   23 21 18 16   14 13 11
Max/Min RH         61    14      43    19      65    32      59    18
RH            47   61 21 18 30   41 23 24 46   62 41 37 54   59 25 21
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    NW       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   B1 SC B1 SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0      10    10       0     0

$$

TXZ008-162200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
318 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

Date             Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18
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                 28          12          47          22          58
Temp              4  6 18 27 24 17 15 13 12 18 36 47 40 30 27 24 22 26 46 58 51
DewPt            -2 -2 -1  0 -1 -2 -2 -3 -1  3  7 10 11 11 11 12 11 14 16 17 16
Min/Max RH                   29          59          23          67          20
RH               74 68 42 31 33 42 47 49 55 51 29 23 30 45 50 60 63 61 29 20 24
Wind Dir          N  N  N NW SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          8  4  5  4  4  8  9 10  9 11 13 12  9 10 10  9  8  8 10 10  8
Clouds           FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)        15 11  7  2  3  2  1  0  1  2  7  2  4  2  5  3  3  1  5  1  7
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              4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           1  2  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1
Vent Rate         7 11 18 12  3  2  4  5 <1  4 32 47 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 11 24 <1
T Wind Dir       NE NE  N  N  E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd        8  8  8  4  5  5  9 11  9  9 18 17  8  9 11 11 11 11 12 13  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
Wind Chill        Y  Y


Date               Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18
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       31    71      43    67      33    48      26    54
Temp          37   31 58 66 53   43 59 60 45   34 42 43 31   26 45 50
DewPt         17   19 19 19 21   21 25 23 25   23 21 17 15   14 13 10
Max/Min RH         61    14      44    19      66    32      60    18
RH            45   61 22 17 28   42 26 24 45   63 43 35 51   60 27 20
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    NW       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC FW SC   B1 SC B1 SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0      10    10       0     0

$$

TXZ006-162200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
318 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

Date             Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18
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                 31          12          48          18          59
Temp              5  9 22 30 24 16 14 12 12 19 40 48 37 27 23 19 19 26 50 59 47
DewPt             0  1  5  7  6  4  4  5  5  8 12 13 14 14 13 12 10 14 16 16 15
Min/Max RH                   36          80          24          74          18
RH               80 68 46 38 45 59 64 73 72 62 31 24 38 58 64 74 68 59 25 18 27
Wind Dir         NE  N SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW  W  W  W SW SW SW
Wind Spd          8  3  4  5  5  6  8  8  8  9 13 12  9  6  8  6  6  6 10 11  9
Clouds           SC FW FW CL CL CL FW CL CL FW FW CL CL CL FW CL CL CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)        46 12 10  2  2  1  7  5  2  9  9  1  3  2  6  3  3  1  7  2  8
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              4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           1  1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  1 <1
Vent Rate         4  4 10 15  3 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 27 32 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 11 <1
T Wind Dir        E SE  W SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        4  4  4  5  5  6  6  8  9 10 19 18  8  8 10  8  6  4 10 12  8
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 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18
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       26    70      36    64      28    46      21    52
Temp          32   26 60 61 44   36 58 54 38   29 42 38 26   21 45 45
DewPt         16   15 18 19 20   21 24 22 21   20 20 15 12   11 11  8
Max/Min RH         63    14      56    21      70    32      65    18
RH            52   62 19 19 38   54 27 29 51   70 41 39 56   65 25 22
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW       W     N       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0      10    10       0     0

$$

OKZ002-162200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
318 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

Date             Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18
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                 27           8          48          18          61
Temp              1  7 20 27 19 11  9  9  9 16 37 48 37 26 22 20 18 25 51 61 50
DewPt            -4 -2  1 -1 -1 -3 -4 -1  1  5  9 13 13 13 12 13 11 14 17 18 17
Min/Max RH                   29          77          24          76          19
RH               82 66 43 30 39 52 55 63 68 61 31 24 37 56 64 74 72 63 26 19 27
Wind Dir          N NW  N  N SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd          9  4  5  4  4  5  6  8  6 10 12 11  8  6  8  6  5  5  9 10  9
Clouds           FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW CL CL FW CL CL CL FW FW CL CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)        11  7  6  1  2  1  3  6  1  1  8  2  3  2  7  7  4  2  9  2  7
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              4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1  1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1
Vent Rate         1  1 13 18 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 23 37 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 16 <1
T Wind Dir        N NE  N NW  E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S SW SW SW  W SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd        2  1  5  5  5  5  6  8  8  9 17 16  6  6  8  6  5  4  6  9  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
Wind Chill        Y  Y


Date               Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18
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       28    71      37    63      29    45      23    52
Temp          32   28 59 61 46   38 56 53 38   30 41 38 26   23 44 43
DewPt         17   16 21 21 22   23 26 24 25   23 23 18 15   13 14 12
Max/Min RH         62    15      58    23      79    38      65    21
RH            52   61 23 21 39   53 31 32 60   76 48 43 61   65 29 28
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW      NW     N       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0      20    20       0     0
Snow                                       S    S  S  S

$$

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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