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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
419 AM CDT Mon Apr 17 2017

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

Date             Mon 04/17/17            Tue 04/18/17            Wed 04/19/17
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                 77          55          86          57          89
Temp             54 63 73 77 75 65 61 57 55 68 80 86 83 70 64 60 57 70 83 89 85
DewPt            54 56 57 56 55 57 59 56 54 54 54 50 46 48 50 49 49 44 39 37 35
Min/Max RH                   48          96          27          75          15
RH              100 78 57 48 50 75 93 96 96 61 41 29 27 45 60 67 75 39 21 16 17
Wind Dir         NE  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          8  8 10 12 14 12 13 12 10 13 14 17 16 16 18 18 13 14 14 13 12
Clouds           B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        83 72 61 52 44 41 38 32 25 20 14 17 19 20 21 16 12 10  9  9  8
PoP 12HR                     20          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       IS IS IS IS
Tstms            IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     3     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1  2  5  7  6  2  2  1 <1  1  5 11  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  1 10 11  9
Vent Rate        <1  5 25 52 77 40 32 17  7 10 72220156  8  8  7 <1 13190158 90
T Wind Dir       NE  E SE  S  S SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd        6  3  5  9 16 23 24 19 16 11 18 23 27 17 17 16 11 14 21 17 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          Thu 04/20/17 Fri 04/21/17 Sat 04/22/17 Sun 04/23/17
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       51      69      50      73      42      63      39      71
Temp          61 51 66 67 55 50 69 70 50 42 59 60 45 39 65 68
DewPt         39 42 43 44 47 49 44 35 37 36 35 33 34 34 33 31
Max/Min RH         71      39      96      27      79      33      82      23
RH            44 71 43 43 74 96 40 27 61 79 40 36 65 82 30 25
PWind Dir           N      NE      SE      SW       N       N       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       5      40      20      10       5       0       0
Rain Shwrs                SC SC IS IS
Tstms                     SC SC IS IS

$$

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

Date             Mon 04/17/17            Tue 04/18/17            Wed 04/19/17
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                 77          52          86          53          88
Temp             51 62 72 77 74 63 58 55 52 66 80 86 82 68 61 56 53 67 81 88 84
DewPt            51 53 54 53 51 53 55 53 51 49 47 41 36 39 42 42 42 39 35 33 30
Min/Max RH                   42          96          19          66          14
RH              100 72 53 43 44 70 90 93 96 54 31 21 19 34 49 59 66 36 19 14 15
Wind Dir         NE  E SE  S  S SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W SW
Wind Spd          6  4 10 12 13 12 10 11  9 12 12 14 13 12 13 14 10 13 14 13 12
Clouds           B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        70 58 47 42 37 32 26 24 22 19 16 15 15 16 16 13 11 10  8  8  8
PoP 12HR                     20           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       IS IS IS IS
Tstms            IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     6     6     6     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1  2  4  8  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4 13 11 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  9 10 10
Vent Rate        <1  3 20 60 90 <1  6  7  7 10 52247210 <1 <1 <1 <1 23207180124
T Wind Dir        W NW SE SE  S SE SE  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW  W NW  W  W  W
T Wind Spd        3  2  5  9 13  9 12 14 14 11 14 21 23  9 10 10  8 17 26 20 14
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date          Thu 04/20/17 Fri 04/21/17 Sat 04/22/17 Sun 04/23/17
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       49      71      49      74      39      64      38      72
Temp          59 49 67 69 55 49 69 70 48 39 59 61 45 38 66 69
DewPt         34 40 42 43 45 47 34 29 35 33 33 31 32 32 32 30
Max/Min RH         71      35      93      20      79      30      79      22
RH            39 71 40 39 69 93 27 22 60 79 37 32 60 79 28 23
PWind Dir           N      NE      SE      SW       N       N      NE       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       5      30      10       5       5       0       0
Rain Shwrs                SC SC
Tstms                     SC SC

$$

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

Date             Mon 04/17/17            Tue 04/18/17            Wed 04/19/17
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                 77          57          88          61          90
Temp             56 65 73 77 75 66 62 59 57 70 82 88 85 73 68 64 61 73 84 90 86
DewPt            54 56 57 57 56 58 60 58 56 55 54 51 48 49 50 50 49 44 40 38 36
Min/Max RH                   51          95          27          65          15
RH               93 73 58 51 53 76 92 94 94 58 38 28 28 43 53 60 65 35 21 16 17
Wind Dir         NE  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W SW
Wind Spd          6  6  9 10 13 10 12 10  6 12 12 14 14 14 18 16 13 13 12 10  9
Clouds           OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        89 78 68 58 49 48 46 37 28 22 16 18 21 21 22 17 12 10  9  9 10
PoP 12HR                     20          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       IS IS IS IS
Tstms            IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     4     4     5     6     6     5     5     5     4
Mix Hgt           1  2  2  4  6  3  2  2 <1  1  4 12  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 12 13 13
Vent Rate        11  8 10 39 72 48 25 29  5 11 62237156 11  8  6 <1  6191109 63
T Wind Dir       NE NE  E SE  S SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W NW
T Wind Spd       12  5  5 10 13 21 18 21 10 12 17 23 29 23 18 13  9 12 18  9  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          Thu 04/20/17 Fri 04/21/17 Sat 04/22/17 Sun 04/23/17
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       52      71      52      71      45      64      41      72
Temp          62 52 67 69 57 52 67 68 52 45 60 61 47 41 66 69
DewPt         41 42 41 42 46 49 46 37 38 37 35 33 35 34 33 32
Max/Min RH         69      34      90      31      73      32      77      23
RH            46 69 39 37 68 90 47 32 60 73 39 35 63 77 29 25
PWind Dir           N      NE       E       S      NW       N       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC SC B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       5      40      30      10       5       0       0
Rain Shwrs                SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms                     SC SC SC SC

$$

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

Date             Mon 04/17/17            Tue 04/18/17            Wed 04/19/17
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                 77          57          87          59          89
Temp             55 64 73 77 75 66 62 59 57 69 81 87 84 71 66 62 59 71 83 89 85
DewPt            54 55 57 56 56 58 59 57 54 54 53 50 46 48 50 49 48 43 39 37 35
Min/Max RH                   49          95          26          67          15
RH               96 73 58 49 52 77 92 95 92 59 38 28 27 44 56 62 67 36 21 16 17
Wind Dir         NE  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W SW
Wind Spd          6  6  9 11 13 11 13 11  8 12 12 16 14 13 18 16 13 13 12 11  9
Clouds           OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        88 77 66 57 48 46 44 35 27 21 15 18 21 21 21 16 11 10  9  9 10
PoP 12HR                     20          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       IS IS IS IS
Tstms            IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     5     5     6     6     5     5     5     4
Mix Hgt          <1  2  3  5  6  2  2  2 <1  1  5 13  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 12 12 12
Vent Rate         7  8 15 41 78 38 27 30  7 11 85250163 10  8  6 <1  6184108 60
T Wind Dir       NE NE  E SE  S SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W NW
T Wind Spd       14  5  6 10 14 21 20 23 14 12 18 23 28 23 18 13 10 13 18 10  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          Thu 04/20/17 Fri 04/21/17 Sat 04/22/17 Sun 04/23/17
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       51      70      51      72      42      63      40      72
Temp          61 51 66 68 56 51 68 69 50 42 59 60 46 40 66 69
DewPt         40 42 41 42 46 49 45 36 37 36 35 33 35 34 33 31
Max/Min RH         71      35      93      30      78      33      79      23
RH            46 71 40 39 69 93 43 30 62 78 40 36 65 79 29 24
PWind Dir           N      NE       E       S       N       N       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC SC B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       5      40      30      10       5       0       0
Rain Shwrs                SC SC SC SC
Tstms                     SC SC SC SC

$$

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

Date             Mon 04/17/17            Tue 04/18/17            Wed 04/19/17
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                 74          51          88          50          87
Temp             51 60 70 74 71 61 57 53 51 66 81 88 84 67 60 54 50 65 80 87 83
DewPt            51 53 54 53 53 54 55 52 49 45 42 37 33 36 38 39 39 36 33 32 30
Min/Max RH                   48          96          15          65          13
RH              100 77 57 48 53 77 93 96 93 47 25 16 16 32 45 56 65 34 18 14 15
Wind Dir         NE  E SE SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W SW  S
Wind Spd          5  6  9 12 14 13 12 10  9 12 12 16 16 13 13 12 11 12 12 11  9
Clouds           B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        82 70 58 54 50 43 37 27 18 18 19 18 17 16 16 12  9  9  9 11 13
PoP 12HR                     20          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       IS IS IS IS
Tstms            IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     4     6     6     5     5     5     5     4
Mix Hgt          <1  1  3  6  5 <1  2  2 <1  1 13 14 11 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 11 12 12
Vent Rate        <1  6 18 66 80  4 32 23  7 12225263221 <1 <1 <1 <1 56147 81 36
T Wind Dir        N NE SE  S  S SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW  W NW  W  W  W
T Wind Spd        6  5  8 12 18  9 24 17 14 13 20 21 24  9  9  6  6 18 16  8  3
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date          Thu 04/20/17 Fri 04/21/17 Sat 04/22/17 Sun 04/23/17
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       47      70      47      68      39      62      37      71
Temp          57 47 66 67 53 47 64 65 46 39 58 59 43 37 65 68
DewPt         37 39 37 39 43 46 37 35 35 34 33 31 33 33 32 31
Max/Min RH         74      31      96      30      82      32      85      23
RH            47 74 34 36 69 96 37 33 66 82 39 34 67 85 29 25
PWind Dir          NE      NE      SE      SW       N       N       N      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       5      40      30      20       5       0       0
Rain Shwrs                SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms                     SC SC SC SC

$$

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

Date             Mon 04/17/17            Tue 04/18/17            Wed 04/19/17
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                 72          54          89          56          88
Temp             53 61 68 72 70 62 59 56 54 68 82 89 85 71 64 59 56 69 82 88 83
DewPt            52 54 55 56 56 57 58 55 52 50 49 46 43 45 47 46 44 41 38 37 36
Min/Max RH                   57          96          22          65          16
RH               96 78 64 57 61 84 95 96 93 53 32 23 24 40 54 62 65 36 21 16 19
Wind Dir         NE  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  W  W
Wind Spd          5  8  9 11 12 10 11  9  8 12 10 13 12 13 16 14 12 11 11  9  8
Clouds           OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        94 84 74 65 57 55 54 41 28 23 18 22 26 22 18 15 11 10 10 13 15
PoP 12HR                     20          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       IS IS IS IS
Tstms            IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     3
Mix Hgt           1  1  2  3  4 <1 <1  2  1  2  7 14 11 <1 <1 <1 <1  1 12 12 12
Vent Rate         5  4  9 34 56  7  8 20 12 20104280253  6  8 <1 <1 14205144 58
T Wind Dir       NE  N  E SE SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW NW  W NW  N
T Wind Spd        5  4  6 11 16 14 17 14 13 14 16 23 26 17 17 10  6 16 19 13  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          Thu 04/20/17 Fri 04/21/17 Sat 04/22/17 Sun 04/23/17
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       47      69      47      63      41      61      37      71
Temp          57 47 65 67 53 47 60 61 47 41 57 58 43 37 65 68
DewPt         40 40 39 40 44 45 46 40 38 37 35 33 34 34 35 34
Max/Min RH         76      33      93      46      85      36      89      26
RH            54 76 38 37 71 93 60 46 71 85 43 39 70 89 33 28
PWind Dir           N      NE       E       E       N       N       N      NW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       5      40      50      20      10       0       0
Rain Shwrs                SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms                     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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