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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
322 AM CDT Sun Oct 15 2017

TXZ012-152200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
322 AM CDT Sun Oct 15 2017

Date             Sun 10/15/17            Mon 10/16/17            Tue 10/17/17
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                 63          39          69          44          77
Temp          45 40 46 57 63 58 49 44 41 39 49 63 69 62 53 49 46 44 53 70 77 69
DewPt         34 33 33 29 25 26 28 29 28 29 32 32 31 33 33 32 31 32 34 38 38 40
Min/Max RH                   24          70          24          65          24
RH            65 73 60 35 24 30 44 54 57 67 50 30 24 35 46 52 53 62 43 30 24 36
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N SE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd      14  8 10  8  6  4  4  4  4  5  8 13 13 11  9 10 10  8  8 10 11 10
Clouds        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      6  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  1  1  2  1  3  1  1  0  2  0  3
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              5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt        1 <1  2  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1
Vent Rate     19  4 21 42 28  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 46 53 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 36 52 <1
T Wind Dir     N  N  N  N NE NE SE SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W SW SW  S
T Wind Spd    21  9 16 13  8  3  0  3  4  5 11 14 17  9  9  9  9  8  6 13 14  8
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date          Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17 Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17
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      78      50      75      52      77      55      76
Temp          53 49 72 70 56 50 71 69 57 52 71 70 59 55 70 69
DewPt         38 38 43 45 43 43 44 45 48 48 52 50 51 51 50 50
Max/Min RH         68      30      77      34      89      40      86      40
RH            53 66 34 42 62 77 38 43 72 86 48 49 75 86 46 51
PWind Dir           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW SC SC FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       5       5

$$

TXZ016-152200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
322 AM CDT Sun Oct 15 2017

Date             Sun 10/15/17            Mon 10/16/17            Tue 10/17/17
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                 62          34          69          45          77
Temp          44 39 46 57 62 57 45 40 37 35 48 63 69 64 54 50 48 45 55 71 77 69
DewPt         33 30 30 27 24 26 28 28 28 28 32 33 33 35 35 33 31 31 35 38 38 39
Min/Max RH                   24          82          26          61          24
RH            66 67 53 32 24 30 46 55 70 78 56 32 26 37 50 53 52 58 44 30 24 34
Wind Dir       N  N  N NE NE  E SE  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW  S
Wind Spd      13  6  9  6  4  4  4  3  4  5  8 13 13 10  8  8  8  8  8 10 11  9
Clouds        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      7  1  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  1  0  1  1  1  0  3  2  1  1  3  1  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              5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  2  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1
Vent Rate     10  4 21 30 14  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 45 45 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 45 56 <1
T Wind Dir     N  N NE NE NE  E  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd    21  8 16 11  4  4  3  3  5  6 13 17 17  8  8  8 10  9  8 17 16  8
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date          Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17 Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17
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      80      48      75      50      77      53      76
Temp          54 49 74 73 54 48 70 69 54 50 71 70 57 53 71 70
DewPt         38 38 43 43 42 42 44 44 47 47 50 48 49 49 49 49
Max/Min RH         68      27      80      33      93      37      88      38
RH            53 66 32 37 64 80 39 43 74 89 46 46 74 88 43 50
PWind Dir          SW      SW       S       S       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       5       5

$$

TXZ008-152200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
322 AM CDT Sun Oct 15 2017

Date             Sun 10/15/17            Mon 10/16/17            Tue 10/17/17
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                 67          42          72          45          78
Temp          48 42 46 61 67 62 53 47 44 42 52 67 72 66 56 50 47 45 53 71 78 71
DewPt         35 33 33 28 24 24 27 28 29 31 33 32 31 34 34 34 32 34 35 38 37 40
Min/Max RH                   19          67          22          65          23
RH            60 68 55 30 20 23 35 45 54 65 46 27 22 32 46 54 55 65 43 29 23 33
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N NE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd       9  4  8  5  5  3  4  4  4  4  6 11 12  9 11  9  6  6  8  8 11  9
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      5  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  3  1  1  1  2  0  2  0  3
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              5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt        2 <1  2  4  5  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate     26  3 24 39 32  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 56 60 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  9 46 <1
T Wind Dir     N  N  N  N  N  E SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S
T Wind Spd    18  6 13 12  8  2  3  4  4  5  6 16 17  8 10  9  8  6  8  6 12  8
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date          Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17 Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17
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      79      52      77      56      79      58      77
Temp          56 51 73 72 58 52 73 71 61 56 72 73 63 58 72 71
DewPt         40 39 43 44 45 44 45 45 48 48 51 50 52 50 50 50
Max/Min RH         65      29      75      32      77      36      76      39
RH            54 62 33 38 63 75 35 41 64 74 43 46 70 76 43 49
PWind Dir           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       5       5

$$

TXZ008-152200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
322 AM CDT Sun Oct 15 2017

Date             Sun 10/15/17            Mon 10/16/17            Tue 10/17/17
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                 66          41          71          45          78
Temp          47 42 46 60 66 61 52 47 43 41 51 65 71 65 55 50 47 45 53 71 78 71
DewPt         34 33 32 28 24 25 29 30 30 31 33 32 32 34 34 33 33 33 34 38 37 40
Min/Max RH                   21          70          24          64          23
RH            60 67 56 32 21 24 39 49 57 67 48 28 24 34 47 53 56 64 42 29 23 33
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N NE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd      11  5  8  5  5  3  4  4  4  4  6 11 13  9 11  9  8  6  8  8 11  9
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      5  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  3  1  1  1  1  0  2  0  3
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              5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt        1 <1  2  4  5  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate     15  3 22 39 27  5  2 <1 <1 <1  3 56 60  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  9 44 <1
T Wind Dir     N  N  N  N  N  E SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S
T Wind Spd    17  6 12 12  6  2  3  4  5  5  6 16 17  8 10  9  8  6  9  6 12  8
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date          Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17 Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17
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      79      51      77      55      79      57      77
Temp          56 51 73 72 58 51 73 71 60 55 72 73 62 57 73 71
DewPt         40 39 43 44 45 44 45 45 48 48 51 50 51 50 50 50
Max/Min RH         66      29      76      32      80      36      77      39
RH            55 63 33 40 64 76 37 41 68 77 43 45 71 77 43 49
PWind Dir           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       5       5

$$

TXZ006-152200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
322 AM CDT Sun Oct 15 2017

Date             Sun 10/15/17            Mon 10/16/17            Tue 10/17/17
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                 62          37          72          41          78
Temp          42 36 46 58 62 55 44 41 38 38 50 67 72 64 52 47 44 41 54 72 78 69
DewPt         33 28 28 25 22 24 27 28 28 28 32 33 33 36 36 36 34 34 34 36 34 37
Min/Max RH                   22          72          24          76          20
RH            67 72 51 30 22 27 45 57 62 70 49 29 24 38 54 65 69 76 45 27 20 32
Wind Dir       N  N  N NE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  S  S  S
Wind Spd      11  5  5  4  3  4  4  4  5  6  9 16 16 10  8  6  6  6  4  8 10  8
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  2  0  3  1  2  4  3  0  1  1  3
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              5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  2  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1
Vent Rate      7 <1 18 21  4  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 57 51 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 15 30 <1
T Wind Dir     N  N  N NE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  S  S  S
T Wind Spd    16  5 10  6  1  4  5  5  5  6 16 21 19  6  8  6  6  5  2  8 10  5
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date          Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17 Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17
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      78      46      76      51      79      53      76
Temp          52 47 72 69 51 47 71 69 56 51 73 73 58 53 72 69
DewPt         38 39 35 39 41 38 41 43 46 44 46 46 47 47 46 46
Max/Min RH         74      23      76      30      80      31      81      35
RH            57 74 25 34 65 74 34 40 69 80 37 40 68 81 39 48
PWind Dir           S      NW      NW      SW       S      SW       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       5       5

$$

OKZ002-152200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
322 AM CDT Sun Oct 15 2017

Date             Sun 10/15/17            Mon 10/16/17            Tue 10/17/17
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                 66          38          73          43          79
Temp          42 38 46 61 66 59 47 44 40 38 50 68 73 65 54 49 46 43 55 72 79 71
DewPt         35 31 30 27 23 24 26 29 28 29 32 32 32 36 36 36 35 35 36 39 36 40
Min/Max RH                   20          74          22          73          21
RH            76 76 51 28 20 25 39 53 61 71 49 27 22 35 51 61 66 73 47 29 21 35
Wind Dir       N NW NW  N  N SE SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  S  S  S
Wind Spd       9  5  6  4  4  4  4  4  4  4 10 16 16 10  8  6  6  5  4  6  9  8
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      5  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  2  2  2  0  1  1  3  1  2  2  3
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              5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt        1 <1  2  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4 <1
Vent Rate     14 <1 20 31 18  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 67 63 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 32 <1
T Wind Dir     N NW  N  N  N  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SE  S  S
T Wind Spd    16  6 11  8  4  3  4  5  5  5  8 21 20  8  8  8  5  4  3  3 10  6
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date          Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17 Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17
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       48      78      47      78      53      80      55      77
Temp          53 48 72 70 54 47 73 72 58 53 74 73 60 55 72 70
DewPt         40 40 41 44 45 42 43 45 48 45 49 49 50 48 48 48
Max/Min RH         74      29      83      30      77      34      77      36
RH            59 74 31 42 74 83 34 41 69 74 40 44 69 77 41 47
PWind Dir           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       5       5

$$

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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