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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
504 AM CST Thu Feb 15 2018

TXZ012-152200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
504 AM CST Thu Feb 15 2018

Date             Thu 02/15/18            Fri 02/16/18            Sat 02/17/18
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                 75          28          44          33          61
Temp             47 57 72 75 69 59 52 38 30 29 38 43 41 33 34 34 34 42 57 61 54
DewPt            38 38 38 35 32 30 29 25 22 20 18 18 18 20 23 25 28 24 21 18 16
Min/Max RH                   23          75          35          78          19
RH               71 49 29 23 25 33 41 59 72 69 44 36 39 58 64 69 78 48 24 19 22
Wind Dir         SW SW  W  W SW  W  N  N  N NE NE SE  S  S  S SW  W NW NE  E SE
Wind Spd         14 16 21 20 14 13 18 21 20 13 10 10 13 13 16 14 12 12 12 11  9
Clouds           B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        59 60 60 64 68 70 72 72 72 70 68 68 68 72 76 63 50 34 18 15 12
PoP 12HR                      0           5           0           5           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     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  5  7  6 <1  1  2  2  2  3  4  3  2  2 <1 <1 <1  5  5  2
Vent Rate        <1 10150182138 <1 17 46 42 24 25 32 35 26 32 10  6  8 99 45 18
T Wind Dir       SW  W  W  W  W  W  N NE NE NE NE SE  S  S  S SW SW NW NE NE SE
T Wind Spd       14 21 34 32 26  8 19 26 24 18 11  9 16 19 24 23 13 18 25 10 10
RFTI              0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18
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       34    71      44    68      28    49      19    47
Temp          37   34 61 67 53   44 63 62 44   29 42 45 27   19 39 43
DewPt         21   27 37 33 36   31 27 22 22   20 19 19 18   15 19 17
Max/Min RH         75    26      60    19      71    30      88    31
RH            52   75 41 28 52   60 25 21 41   69 39 35 68   84 44 35
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW    SW      SW     N       E    SE
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC B1 B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       5     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ016-152200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
504 AM CST Thu Feb 15 2018

Date             Thu 02/15/18            Fri 02/16/18            Sat 02/17/18
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                 70          29          45          34          63
Temp             44 51 68 70 66 53 49 39 32 30 40 45 44 35 36 36 37 42 58 63 58
DewPt            39 39 38 36 33 32 31 27 24 22 20 21 22 24 27 28 30 25 21 19 17
Min/Max RH                   29          77          38          77          17
RH               84 63 34 29 29 44 51 62 71 72 44 39 42 64 71 72 75 50 23 18 20
Wind Dir         SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NE NE NE  E  S  S  S SW SW  W NW  N  E SE
Wind Spd         12 13 20 21 16 11 11 21 20 12  8  9 13 13 14 14 13 12 10 10 10
Clouds           B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        60 60 59 63 67 68 69 71 72 71 71 73 76 77 78 63 49 34 20 17 14
PoP 12HR                      0           5           5           5           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     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1  1  5  7  5 <1 <1  2  3  2  3  3  2  2  1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  4
Vent Rate        <1 18131182115  4  5 33 50 30 20 20 24 21 17 11 11  7 68 45 39
T Wind Dir        W  W  W  W  W  W NW NE NE NE  E SE  S  S SW SW  W  W NE  E SE
T Wind Spd       12 20 33 32 26  9 10 25 23 17  9  9 13 16 19 25 24 14 19 10 12
RFTI              0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18
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       34    70      41    67      30    54      20    50
Temp          38   35 60 67 48   41 62 62 42   32 46 50 28   20 42 48
DewPt         23   28 35 31 32   30 26 22 23   22 21 21 20   17 20 17
Max/Min RH         75    25      65    19      72    27      92    28
RH            54   75 39 26 55   65 25 21 47   68 37 32 73   88 42 30
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW    SW      SW     S      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ008-152200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
504 AM CST Thu Feb 15 2018

Date             Thu 02/15/18            Fri 02/16/18            Sat 02/17/18
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                 76          29          46          36          62
Temp             49 56 70 76 71 59 49 39 31 31 38 45 45 38 36 37 36 41 56 62 57
DewPt            36 36 36 33 29 28 26 23 20 18 16 16 16 19 21 24 26 22 19 17 15
Min/Max RH                   20          65          29          67          16
RH               60 47 29 21 21 30 40 52 63 59 40 31 31 46 54 59 67 46 23 17 19
Wind Dir         SW SW  W  W SW SW  N NE  N NE NE SE  S  S  S SW  W NW NE  E SE
Wind Spd         13 13 19 17 12 13 18 20 17 10  6  8 11 12 13 12 10 11 12 10  8
Clouds           B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        61 62 62 64 66 68 69 70 71 69 67 62 58 63 67 55 43 29 16 13 10
PoP 12HR                      0           5           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     5     5     4     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  5  7  3 <1  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  2  1 <1 <1  5  5  2
Vent Rate        <1 10162182 64 <1 54 60 53 38 23 28 49 49 32 18  2  7120 50 16
T Wind Dir       SW  W  W  W  W  W NE  N  N NE NE SE  S  S  S SW SW NW  N NE SE
T Wind Spd       13 21 33 32 21  4 24 27 24 17 10  9 16 21 24 20  8 13 27 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               Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18
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       37    72      46    69      29    47      20    48
Temp          40   37 61 68 53   46 62 64 45   30 40 44 27   20 38 45
DewPt         18   27 35 32 35   30 26 22 20   18 18 17 16   14 18 17
Max/Min RH         67    24      53    17      63    30      77    29
RH            41   67 38 26 49   53 25 20 36   60 41 33 62   77 44 32
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW    SW      SW    NE      NE    SE
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ008-152200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
504 AM CST Thu Feb 15 2018

Date             Thu 02/15/18            Fri 02/16/18            Sat 02/17/18
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                 74          28          45          35          62
Temp             49 54 67 74 71 60 49 38 30 28 35 43 45 37 35 37 37 41 55 62 58
DewPt            36 36 36 33 29 28 26 23 20 18 17 17 17 19 22 24 27 23 19 17 15
Min/Max RH                   21          68          32          67          16
RH               62 51 32 22 21 29 40 55 67 66 47 35 33 49 58 58 67 49 24 17 18
Wind Dir         SW SW  W  W SW  W  N NE  N NE NE SE  S  S  S SW  W NW NE  E SE
Wind Spd         13 14 20 18 13 13 19 21 18 11  8  9 12 13 14 12 10 11 12 10  8
Clouds           B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        61 61 61 63 66 68 69 70 71 69 67 63 60 64 68 55 43 30 16 13 11
PoP 12HR                      0           5           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     5     5     4     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  5  7  4 <1  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  2  2  1 <1 <1  5  5  3
Vent Rate         7 10155189 88  3 53 63 53 39 23 28 49 34 32 18  4  7115 45 21
T Wind Dir       SW  W  W  W  W  W NE NE NE NE NE SE  S  S  S SW  W NW  N NE SE
T Wind Spd       14 21 35 33 25  6 24 28 24 17 10  9 16 19 24 20  9 16 26 10  8
RFTI              0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18
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       36    72      46    68      28    47      20    48
Temp          38   36 59 70 55   46 60 64 46   30 38 45 27   20 37 46
DewPt         19   27 35 31 34   29 26 21 21   18 18 17 17   14 18 17
Max/Min RH         71    23      52    18      65    30      83    29
RH            46   70 40 23 45   51 27 19 37   61 45 32 65   79 46 31
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW    SW      SW    NE      NE    SE
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ006-152200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
504 AM CST Thu Feb 15 2018

Date             Thu 02/15/18            Fri 02/16/18            Sat 02/17/18
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                 71          23          44          29          61
Temp             40 49 66 71 67 52 41 31 25 26 37 44 43 34 33 31 29 36 56 61 56
DewPt            33 32 31 28 24 24 24 22 20 19 18 18 19 21 23 23 23 19 16 15 14
Min/Max RH                   18          84          35          78          16
RH               76 52 27 20 19 34 51 68 81 74 46 36 38 57 67 72 78 50 20 16 19
Wind Dir         SW SW  W SW SW NW  N NE NE NE  E  S  S  S SW SW  W  N NE  E  S
Wind Spd         13 16 19 20 14 14 20 21 17 10  9 13 17 13 13 12  9 10 11 10 10
Clouds           B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        60 56 51 55 59 61 63 66 69 68 67 59 50 53 56 44 32 23 13 11  9
PoP 12HR                      0           5           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     4     5     5     4     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4  6  2 <1  2  2  2  2  3  4  3  2  1 <1 <1 <1  5  5  4
Vent Rate         7  6 96132 25 <1 28 40 36 25 18 52 51 40 19  9 <1 <1 68 23 42
T Wind Dir        W SW  W  W  W NW NE NE NE NE  E  S  S  S SW SW  W NW NE  E  S
T Wind Spd       16 13 27 25 14  5 19 23 20 13  6 14 19 23 21 20  6  6 17  4 13
RFTI              0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18
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      38    65      23    45      17    48
Temp          36   32 62 67 46   38 59 60 37   23 39 43 24   17 39 45
DewPt         18   23 29 24 26   25 22 20 19   17 17 18 17   15 18 16
Max/Min RH         70    18      59    18      77    33      93    27
RH            48   70 28 19 45   59 24 21 48   77 40 36 74   92 42 30
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW    SW      SW     E       E    SE
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

OKZ002-152200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
504 AM CST Thu Feb 15 2018

Date             Thu 02/15/18            Fri 02/16/18            Sat 02/17/18
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                 73          24          44          30          60
Temp             44 51 68 73 67 51 40 31 26 26 35 44 42 32 32 32 30 35 53 60 55
DewPt            30 31 32 29 26 25 24 20 17 16 16 16 16 18 20 21 22 20 18 16 15
Min/Max RH                   19          73          32          73          18
RH               57 47 26 19 21 36 53 64 68 65 46 32 34 57 62 64 73 53 25 18 20
Wind Dir         SW SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  E  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  N  E SE
Wind Spd         14 16 19 13 11 20 21 18 13  8  6 11 16 13 13 11 10 11 11 10  9
Clouds           B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        63 59 56 58 60 63 66 67 68 63 59 52 46 50 54 42 29 20 12  9  7
PoP 12HR                      0           5           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     4     5     5     4     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6  7 <1  3  3  3  3  2  3  5  4 <1  1 <1 <1 <1  5  6 <1
Vent Rate        <1  6121 91  3 78 58 53 45 22 15 45 56  7 19  8 <1 <1120 43  3
T Wind Dir       SW SW  W  W  N NE NE  N  N  N  E  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  N  N SE
T Wind Spd       16 13 25 14  5 29 26 24 20 12  5 11 18 14 20 16 10 10 27  8  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               Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18
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       34    74      42    66      22    41      17    47
Temp          36   34 63 69 52   42 59 61 34   22 34 38 22   17 37 44
DewPt         16   25 30 27 27   26 23 20 17   14 15 15 15   13 17 16
Max/Min RH         68    18      54    18      72    34      84    28
RH            44   68 29 21 38   53 25 20 50   72 46 38 73   84 44 32
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW    SW      NE    NE      NE    SE
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC FW FW
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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