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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
425 AM CDT Tue Jul 18 2017

TXZ012-182200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
425 AM CDT Tue Jul 18 2017

Date             Tue 07/18/17            Wed 07/19/17            Thu 07/20/17
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          70          96          70          98
Temp             71 83 93 96 94 82 76 73 71 84 92 95 94 81 76 73 71 84 93 98 95
DewPt            61 63 62 59 57 56 59 61 61 62 58 54 54 57 58 59 58 59 56 53 53
Min/Max RH                   28          73          25          66          22
RH               71 51 36 29 29 41 56 66 71 48 32 25 26 44 54 62 63 43 29 22 24
Wind Dir          S SW  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd          8 13 11 12 12  9  9  8  9 12 11 13 13 11 11 10 10 14 13 14 14
Clouds           FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW CL CL
Clouds(%)        22 13 22 35 21  8 18  8  5  2 10 11  8  8  5  4  4  1  6  2  4
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     2     2     2     2     2     3     5     5     4
Mix Hgt          <1  3 10 10  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  8  9  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  7  9  8
Vent Rate         4 51 95100108  5 <1 <1 <1 63 96119136  5 <1 <1 <1 80119136128
T Wind Dir        S SW  S  S  S SE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd        9 19 11 11 13 11 10 10  8 16 13 16 18 10 11 10 10 23 19 18 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          Fri 07/21/17 Sat 07/22/17 Sun 07/23/17 Mon 07/24/17
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      99      70      96      68      92      67      88
Temp          77 72 95 96 78 71 94 93 75 69 91 90 72 67 85 84
DewPt         57 58 57 53 57 59 57 56 59 60 59 58 62 62 62 60
Max/Min RH         63      22      68      26      76      32      84      40
RH            50 61 28 24 48 66 29 29 58 73 34 34 71 84 46 44
PWind Dir           S       S       S       S       S       S       E      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1
PoP 12HR            0       0      10      20      20      30      30      30
Rain Shwrs                      IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                           IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ016-182200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
425 AM CDT Tue Jul 18 2017

Date             Tue 07/18/17            Wed 07/19/17            Thu 07/20/17
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          68          95          67          95
Temp             70 84 91 94 91 81 75 71 69 82 92 95 92 80 75 71 68 82 92 95 93
DewPt            60 62 59 57 55 55 57 60 60 61 57 53 53 56 57 57 57 59 55 52 51
Min/Max RH                   28          76          24          70          23
RH               71 48 34 29 30 41 55 68 73 49 31 24 27 44 53 61 68 46 30 23 25
Wind Dir          S SW  S  S SE  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd          6 11 10 11 12  8  8  5  6 11 11 13 13  9 10  8  8 13 12 13 14
Clouds           FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)        16 14 26 35 25 14 11 10  8  5 10 12 10  7  8  2  4  2  8  4  7
PoP 12HR                      5          10           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     2     2     2     2     2     2     4     4     3
Mix Hgt          <1  3 10 11 10 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  9  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  8  9  8
Vent Rate        <1 48 90105114  5 <1 <1 <1 52 94117128  5 <1 <1 <1 51 75108112
T Wind Dir        S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S
T Wind Spd        9 18 10 11 13 10 10  8  8 14 12 14 18 10 10  9 10 19 11 13 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          Fri 07/21/17 Sat 07/22/17 Sun 07/23/17 Mon 07/24/17
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      97      67      94      65      91      64      87
Temp          76 68 93 93 76 68 93 90 74 66 90 88 72 64 84 82
DewPt         55 57 56 51 56 58 56 54 59 59 59 60 62 62 61 58
Max/Min RH         70      23      73      27      81      34      93      40
RH            49 68 29 24 50 70 29 30 61 78 35 40 72 93 45 44
PWind Dir           S       S       S       S       S       S       E       E
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            0       0       5      20      20      30      30      30
Rain Shwrs                      IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                           IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ008-182200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
425 AM CDT Tue Jul 18 2017

Date             Tue 07/18/17            Wed 07/19/17            Thu 07/20/17
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                100          73         100          75         102
Temp             73 86 95100 97 86 80 76 73 86 95100 98 88 82 79 75 88 97102100
DewPt            62 64 62 58 57 56 60 61 61 62 58 54 54 56 58 60 59 59 55 53 53
Min/Max RH                   26          67          22          58          20
RH               69 48 34 26 27 36 51 60 66 45 29 22 23 35 44 53 58 38 25 20 21
Wind Dir          S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd          5 12 11 11 11  9  9  5  6 10 10 12 12 10 11 10  9 13 13 13 13
Clouds           FW FW FW SC FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        18  8  6 26 17  7  3  1  5  4  7  6  9  8  5  4  2  1  5  1  2
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     2     2     3     3     2     2     4     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1  3 10 11 11 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  9  9  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  8  9  9
Vent Rate         4 54110110126  6  5 <1 <1 60102135144  5  4 <1 <1 95135153145
T Wind Dir        S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        9 20 12 11 13 12 11  9  5 17 13 17 18 10 10 10  9 24 20 19 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          Fri 07/21/17 Sat 07/22/17 Sun 07/23/17 Mon 07/24/17
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       76     102      75      99      72      94      70      90
Temp          84 76 98 99 83 75 95 95 80 72 92 92 77 70 87 86
DewPt         57 59 56 53 58 60 57 56 59 61 58 59 62 63 62 61
Max/Min RH         57      20      60      24      68      30      78      39
RH            40 57 25 22 42 60 28 27 49 68 32 32 60 78 44 44
PWind Dir           S       S       S      SW       S       S       E       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            0       0      10      20      20      30      30      30
Rain Shwrs                      IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                           IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ008-182200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
425 AM CDT Tue Jul 18 2017

Date             Tue 07/18/17            Wed 07/19/17            Thu 07/20/17
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          74         100
Temp             73 84 95 98 96 85 79 75 73 83 94 98 97 86 81 77 74 85 95100 98
DewPt            62 64 62 59 58 57 60 61 61 62 59 55 55 57 58 59 59 59 56 53 53
Min/Max RH                   27          68          23          60          21
RH               69 51 35 28 28 38 52 62 67 49 31 24 24 37 45 55 59 41 28 21 23
Wind Dir          S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd          8 13 10 11 11 10 10  6  8 11 10 12 12 10 11 10  9 13 13 13 13
Clouds           FW FW FW SC FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        17  7  9 27 19  8  5  2  5  2  8  6  8  7  5  3  2  1  5  1  2
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     2     2     3     3     2     2     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1  3 10 11 11 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  9  9  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  7  9  8
Vent Rate         5 54110110126  6  5  4 <1 60102132144  5  5  5 <1 84119145136
T Wind Dir        S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       11 20 12 11 13 13 11  9  6 17 13 16 18 10 11 11  9 24 19 19 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          Fri 07/21/17 Sat 07/22/17 Sun 07/23/17 Mon 07/24/17
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       74     101      73      97      71      93      69      89
Temp          82 75 96 98 81 73 94 95 78 71 90 91 76 69 86 85
DewPt         56 59 57 53 57 59 58 56 60 61 59 59 62 63 63 62
Max/Min RH         58      21      62      26      71      32      81      42
RH            42 57 28 22 44 62 30 27 54 71 35 34 63 81 45 47
PWind Dir           S       S       S      SW       S       S      NE       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            0       0      10      20      20      30      30      30
Rain Shwrs                      IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                           IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ006-182200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
425 AM CDT Tue Jul 18 2017

Date             Tue 07/18/17            Wed 07/19/17            Thu 07/20/17
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                100          69         100          68         100
Temp             70 86 96100 97 84 78 74 70 86 96100 97 83 78 73 68 85 94 99 97
DewPt            61 61 58 54 55 57 56 56 59 60 56 52 50 54 56 57 57 57 54 51 49
Min/Max RH                   22          68          19          69          19
RH               73 43 28 22 25 40 47 54 68 41 26 20 21 37 47 57 68 39 26 20 20
Wind Dir          S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd          6 13 12 11 13  9  8  6  8 13 12 13 13 10 12 10 10 17 16 16 14
Clouds           FW CL CL SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL FW CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        10  3  5 32 26 19 16  8 10  3  5  7  5 10  5  0  1  1  4  1  4
PoP 12HR                      5          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     3     2     2     2     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1  3 10 11 11 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  9  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  8 10  9
Vent Rate         4 57140132137  5  5 <1 <1 48 85119136  5  6  6 <1 72 95105108
T Wind Dir        S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd        9 21 16 13 14 11 10  8  6 18 11 16 19 10 13 12 10 27 13 12 13
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 07/21/17 Sat 07/22/17 Sun 07/23/17 Mon 07/24/17
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       69     101      68      96      66      91      64      87
Temp          78 70 96 97 78 68 93 91 74 67 88 87 72 64 86 83
DewPt         54 57 55 50 56 58 56 55 59 60 59 59 61 61 61 60
Max/Min RH         66      19      70      26      81      34      90      42
RH            43 65 26 21 47 70 29 30 59 78 39 40 70 90 45 46
PWind Dir           S      SW       S       S       S       S      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW CL FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1
PoP 12HR            0       0      10      20      30      40      40      30
Rain Shwrs                      IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                           IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

OKZ002-182200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
425 AM CDT Tue Jul 18 2017

Date             Tue 07/18/17            Wed 07/19/17            Thu 07/20/17
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                101          72         100          72         101
Temp             72 85 96101 98 84 79 76 72 86 96100 97 84 79 75 72 86 97101 98
DewPt            62 63 61 58 57 59 58 60 61 62 58 56 55 57 58 59 58 59 57 55 54
Min/Max RH                   25          67          23          62          22
RH               70 49 33 25 27 42 48 59 67 45 28 23 25 39 49 57 62 40 27 22 23
Wind Dir          S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd          8 14 12 13 13  9 10  8  8 12 12 13 13 10 12 11  9 17 17 16 13
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        11  6  7 25 30 19 16 12  7  4  4  7  6  4 10  1  2  1  2  2  4
PoP 12HR                      5           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     2     3     3     2     2     2     5     5     3
Mix Hgt          <1  3 11 12 12 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  9  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  8 10 10
Vent Rate         5 45143144138  6  6 <1 <1 45 99135160 <1 <1  6 <1 99128141120
T Wind Dir        S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       10 20 14 13 13 13 12  9  6 17 12 17 21 10 11 12 10 27 19 16 13
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 07/21/17 Sat 07/22/17 Sun 07/23/17 Mon 07/24/17
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       72     102      71      98      68      92      66      88
Temp          80 72 96 99 80 71 94 94 77 68 89 89 72 66 84 82
DewPt         55 58 58 54 57 59 59 56 61 61 61 61 63 62 62 62
Max/Min RH         61      21      67      27      78      36      87      42
RH            43 61 28 22 46 67 31 29 58 78 39 39 73 87 48 51
PWind Dir           S      SW       S      SW       S       S      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            0       0      10      20      30      40      40      30
Rain Shwrs                      IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                           IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC 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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