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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
350 AM CST Sat Feb 18 2017

TXZ012-182200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
350 AM CST Sat Feb 18 2017

Date             Sat 02/18/17            Sun 02/19/17            Mon 02/20/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          42          66          40          67
Temp             37 45 64 69 65 54 49 45 43 47 60 66 61 51 47 43 41 45 60 67 61
DewPt            31 32 32 30 32 36 38 40 41 43 44 40 32 31 32 31 31 31 28 21 22
Min/Max RH                   23         100          32          69          18
RH               76 60 31 23 29 51 67 82 94 86 55 38 33 46 54 62 66 58 30 18 22
Wind Dir         NW NW SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  4  6 13 12 11 11 11 10 12 14 18 16 14 16 18 16 11 18 13 12
Clouds           FW SC SC FW SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 FW FW FW FW CL FW CL CL
Clouds(%)        21 32 39 25 48 53 68 50 65 64 83 82 53 22 25 24 11  3  7  2  0
PoP 12HR                      0           0          20           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                     IS IS
Tstms                                          IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4  5  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  5  7  1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 44 63 30  8  6  8  6  7 15105132 <1 <1 <1 <1 21117124 10
T Wind Dir       NW  W SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        5  2 12 16 17 18 13 18 13 14 17 24 25 14 13 17 16 24 29 21 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               Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17
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    73      42    79      46    73      34    56
Temp          42   35 63 67 50   43 70 73 54   47 66 66 44   35 51 51
DewPt         24   22 23 22 29   30 33 28 32   31 30 17 20   21 15 14
Max/Min RH         61    15      63    16      56    14      54    19
RH            48   59 21 18 43   58 25 19 41   54 26 15 38   54 23 23
PWind Dir          SW    SW       S     W      SW    SW       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-182200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
350 AM CST Sat Feb 18 2017

Date             Sat 02/18/17            Sun 02/19/17            Mon 02/20/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          41          64          38          66
Temp             38 44 63 70 65 54 49 45 42 46 58 64 59 49 45 41 39 44 59 66 60
DewPt            27 29 28 26 27 31 33 35 37 40 36 30 27 28 29 29 29 30 26 20 21
Min/Max RH                   19          93          27          70          17
RH               63 55 26 19 24 43 56 70 84 80 43 28 29 44 53 62 67 56 28 17 22
Wind Dir         NW NW SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  N  N  N
Wind Spd          6  4  6 12 11 10  9  8  6 10 13 17 16 12 14 18 17 16 21 16 13
Clouds           FW SC SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC SC FW SC FW CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)        22 49 34 21 42 53 59 59 64 80 78 78 37 30 19 36 11  1  4  5  6
PoP 12HR                      0           0          10           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4  6  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  6  8  7
Vent Rate        <1 <1 40 77 68 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 64184147  6  8 12  9 21121120 78
T Wind Dir       NW  W SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W  N NW NW
T Wind Spd        6  4 11 16 19 10 10  8  5  8 18 26 24 12 18 26 20 24 25 17 13
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO


Date               Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17
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       32    72      42    78      44    69      32    57
Temp          41   33 62 66 50   43 69 72 53   45 63 62 41   33 51 52
DewPt         21   20 25 26 29   30 33 27 29   30 28 16 17   18 15 13
Max/Min RH         63    18      63    17      55    15      54    18
RH            45   58 24 22 44   59 26 19 39   53 26 16 37   53 23 21
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW     W      SW    SW       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-182200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
350 AM CST Sat Feb 18 2017

Date             Sat 02/18/17            Sun 02/19/17            Mon 02/20/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 72          47          67          44          70
Temp             41 44 63 71 67 58 53 50 48 51 62 67 63 54 50 47 44 49 64 70 64
DewPt            32 33 33 31 33 38 40 41 43 44 46 43 38 34 33 33 32 33 29 23 22
Min/Max RH                   23          89          38          62          17
RH               69 65 33 23 28 46 61 71 83 77 54 41 39 46 52 57 61 53 27 17 20
Wind Dir          W  W  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  4  4 10 10  9  9  8  6  8 12 16 13 13 14 16 13  9 16 12 10
Clouds           SC SC SC FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW SC FW CL FW FW CL
Clouds(%)        32 26 40 19 41 44 46 66 69 76 70 84 58 29 25 26 14  4  9  6  0
PoP 12HR                      0           0          30           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.03           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                     SC SC
Tstms                                          SC SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     3     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     5     5     4     3     3     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  6  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  5  7  4
Vent Rate        <1 <1 27 77 45  5  5  7  6  5 34 38142  6 <1  5  6 16135130 60
T Wind Dir       NW  W SE  S SE SE SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  N NW  N
T Wind Spd        4  2 10 16 17 10 10 14 12 10 18 21 28 14 13 16 14 18 31 23 17
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               Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17
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    75      44    80      48    74      36    56
Temp          45   38 66 69 52   45 71 74 56   49 68 67 46   37 51 51
DewPt         25   23 25 23 29   29 33 30 33   32 31 19 21   22 17 16
Max/Min RH         57    15      57    17      54    14      55    20
RH            44   55 21 18 40   53 25 20 42   52 25 16 37   55 26 24
PWind Dir           W    SW       S    SW      SW    SW      NW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-182200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
350 AM CST Sat Feb 18 2017

Date             Sat 02/18/17            Sun 02/19/17            Mon 02/20/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 72          46          67          43          69
Temp             41 43 62 70 67 57 53 49 47 50 62 67 62 53 49 46 43 48 63 69 63
DewPt            31 32 32 30 33 36 39 40 42 43 45 42 34 33 33 32 31 32 29 23 22
Min/Max RH                   22          89          34          62          17
RH               69 64 32 22 27 46 60 71 83 77 53 40 36 45 52 57 62 53 27 17 21
Wind Dir          W  W  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  4  4 11 10  9  9  8  6  9 12 16 13 14 14 17 13  9 16 12 10
Clouds           SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW SC FW CL FW CL CL
Clouds(%)        27 29 40 23 41 42 54 65 69 78 73 84 57 29 24 26 13  5  8  3  0
PoP 12HR                      0           0          20           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                     IS IS
Tstms                                          IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     5     5     4     3     3     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4  6  3 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  3  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  5  7  4
Vent Rate        <1 <1 35 72 45  5  6  7  6 10 32 48150  7  6  7  7 18135124 65
T Wind Dir       NW  W SE  S SE SE  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  N NW  N
T Wind Spd        4  2 11 14 17 10 13 16 12 11 18 21 26 14 13 16 16 20 31 21 17
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               Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17
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    74      44    79      48    73      36    56
Temp          44   37 65 68 52   45 70 73 56   49 67 66 45   37 51 51
DewPt         24   22 24 24 29   29 33 29 33   32 31 19 21   22 17 15
Max/Min RH         57    15      58    17      53    14      54    20
RH            44   55 21 19 41   53 25 20 41   51 25 16 37   54 25 24
PWind Dir           W    SW       S     W      SW    SW       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-182200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
350 AM CST Sat Feb 18 2017

Date             Sat 02/18/17            Sun 02/19/17            Mon 02/20/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          39          67          36          68
Temp             32 41 64 69 65 52 47 43 40 45 60 67 61 49 44 40 37 42 60 68 61
DewPt            24 27 26 24 27 32 35 35 38 40 38 33 28 28 29 29 28 29 24 17 17
Min/Max RH                   18          99          26          72          14
RH               72 57 24 18 24 46 62 74 92 83 45 28 28 45 55 65 70 59 25 14 18
Wind Dir         NW NW SE  S  S SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  W NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd          5  4  6 13 11 10  9  8  6  9 13 20 18 14 16 18 13 11 20 14 13
Clouds           SC SC SC SC SC FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC FW SC SC SC FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        34 43 42 36 44 23 39 64 62 77 87 82 41 19 38 35 27 15  4  2  0
PoP 12HR                      0           0          20           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                     IS IS
Tstms                                          IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  5  6  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  8  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6  7  6
Vent Rate        <1 <1 41 83 72  5  5 <1  4  5 31176144  7  7 12  7 90163137 94
T Wind Dir       NW NW  S  S  S SE SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW NW  N NW  N
T Wind Spd        6  3 10 17 19 10 10  9  8 10 13 25 27 14 16 25 16 34 33 24 19
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO


Date               Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17
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       30    74      39    79      41    69      30    55
Temp          40   31 63 67 48   40 69 72 51   42 62 62 40   31 49 49
DewPt         20   19 22 21 27   26 30 26 31   29 27 16 20   18 13 13
Max/Min RH         65    13      61    15      62    15      58    19
RH            44   61 20 17 44   56 23 18 46   59 27 17 43   58 24 23
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW     W      SW    SW      NW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-182200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
350 AM CST Sat Feb 18 2017

Date             Sat 02/18/17            Sun 02/19/17            Mon 02/20/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          42          69          40          69
Temp             34 41 63 70 65 54 49 45 43 47 62 69 63 52 47 43 41 46 62 69 62
DewPt            27 29 31 31 33 36 38 38 41 44 45 42 38 35 33 33 31 33 28 21 20
Min/Max RH                   23         100          35          71          16
RH               75 61 30 23 31 50 64 77 94 87 53 37 39 52 58 66 67 59 27 16 19
Wind Dir          W NW SE  S SE  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  5  4 12 10  8  8  6  5  9 14 19 18 13 13 17 13  9 20 13 13
Clouds           SC SC B1 SC SC FW SC B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 SC FW SC SC FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        31 27 52 46 45 20 30 78 70 78 69 86 59 36 20 27 41 25  2  4  0
PoP 12HR                      0           0          20          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                     IS IS
Tstms                                          IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     4     4     3     3     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4  6  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6  7  6
Vent Rate        <1 <1 32 90 64 <1  4  6  6  5 21 65 69  6 <1 <1  6 78182163124
T Wind Dir        W NW SE  S SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW  S SW NW NW NW NW
T Wind Spd        6  4 10 17 18  9  9 12 12 10 16 24 26 12 14 14 13 35 37 28 24
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO


Date               Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17
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       32    75      41    79      44    71      32    54
Temp          41   33 64 69 50   42 70 72 53   45 64 64 42   33 49 49
DewPt         20   21 24 24 27   27 31 28 32   31 30 18 20   21 17 14
Max/Min RH         65    15      59    16      60    16      62    21
RH            42   60 22 18 40   55 23 19 45   58 28 17 41   60 28 24
PWind Dir           W    SW      SW     W       S    SW      NW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5     0       5     0

$$

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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