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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
314 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

TXZ012-162200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
314 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

Date             Sat 12/16/17            Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17
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                 59          28          49          28          61
Temp             29 36 55 58 48 41 37 31 29 31 45 48 41 33 29 28 28 35 55 61 52
DewPt            20 22 20 16 21 23 26 26 22 23 23 21 22 22 23 23 23 25 29 29 31
Min/Max RH                   19          85          34          81          29
RH               69 56 25 19 34 48 64 81 75 72 41 34 46 63 78 81 81 66 37 29 44
Wind Dir         SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW NW NW  N  N NE SE  S  S SW  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd         13 14 21 21 18 13 12  9 12 12 12  6  6  4  6  5  6  6 11  9  9
Clouds           CL CL CL SC SC B1 FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         0  0  5 28 42 53 21 13 19 34 20 23 26 36 36 58 52 37 34 21 24
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     4     3     5     5     5     4     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  2  1  1  1 <1 <1  1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 46 42 17 18 15 <1 <1 16 27 11  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 34 99 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S NW  N  N  N  N SE  S  S SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       13 12 26 24 19 20 17  8  8 18 20  8  4  1  4  5  8 11 19 20  8
RFTI              0  0  2  2  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               Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17
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       33    58      30    63      36    49      17    28
Temp          40   33 54 47 33   30 56 54 44   37 47 37 23   17 25 25
DewPt         31   28 28 27 26   26 27 23 23   23 20 17 10    6  3  5
Max/Min RH         82    32      85    23      59    30      61    35
RH            70   82 36 45 75   85 32 30 43   56 34 44 57   61 38 42
PWind Dir          SW     N       E    SW      SW    NW       N     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ016-162200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
314 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

Date             Sat 12/16/17            Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17
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                 58          23          52          28          59
Temp             24 33 53 58 44 34 29 27 26 30 46 52 43 33 29 29 28 34 54 59 50
DewPt            18 20 18 15 17 20 24 21 17 20 20 19 20 20 21 22 23 26 29 28 29
Min/Max RH                   19          90          27          85          30
RH               77 60 25 19 33 55 81 78 68 68 35 27 40 60 72 75 81 72 38 30 44
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  W NW  N  N NE SE SE  S SW SW SE SW SW SW
Wind Spd         12 13 19 19 14 11  9  9 12 10  8  3  6  5  6  5  6  4 11  9  9
Clouds           CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         0  1  3 22 20 28 11 14 35 37 28 30 37 44 50 52 50 35 34 17 20
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
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     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  6 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 42 38  9  9 <1 <1 <1  7 18  3  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 60108 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  W NW  N  N  E  E SE  S SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       12 12 24 21 19 20  9  8 12 14 13  1  4  5  6  8  9  6 19 20  8
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 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17
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    57      28    63      34    48      16    29
Temp          37   30 52 46 30   28 56 54 39   35 45 36 22   16 26 24
DewPt         29   25 27 26 24   25 24 20 23   22 20 16 12    6  2  4
Max/Min RH         81    31      88    21      61    31      67    32
RH            74   81 39 46 80   88 29 27 52   59 36 43 65   64 35 42
PWind Dir          SW     N       N    SW      SW    NW       N     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   CL FW SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ008-162200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
314 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

Date             Sat 12/16/17            Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17
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                 61          32          49          30          63
Temp             32 39 56 61 51 44 41 37 33 36 45 49 42 36 33 30 31 38 56 63 55
DewPt            21 20 20 18 19 23 25 26 22 23 24 23 23 23 23 23 23 24 28 29 30
Min/Max RH                   19          69          36          76          27
RH               62 47 24 19 28 42 52 63 64 59 43 36 47 60 67 74 74 56 34 27 38
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW NW NW  N  N NE SE  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd         11 11 16 17 13 13 10  6 10 12 11  8  6  4  4  4  5  4  9  9  6
Clouds           CL CL CL FW SC B1 SC FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         0  0  0 16 42 52 30 11 18 40 23 22 18 31 31 45 51 32 31 20 23
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     4     5     5     5     4     4     3     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  2  2  2 <1 <1 <1  2  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 31 38 32 32  7  4 <1 27 26 20  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 14 68 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW NW  N  N  N NW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       10 11 23 21 24 23 14  8  8 20 19  9  4  2  4  4  6 10 12 19  4
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 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17
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    58      31    63      37    48      19    34
Temp          43   37 54 47 34   31 55 55 43   38 46 37 25   19 30 29
DewPt         31   29 27 27 26   26 28 25 23   24 20 16  9    6  3  5
Max/Min RH         73    30      82    25      58    31      56    27
RH            64   73 35 44 72   81 35 31 43   56 36 41 50   56 31 35
PWind Dir          SW     N      NE    SW      SW    NW       N     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ008-162200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
314 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

Date             Sat 12/16/17            Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17
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                 61          30          48          29          62
Temp             31 36 53 60 51 44 39 34 31 33 42 48 42 35 32 29 30 36 54 62 55
DewPt            20 21 20 18 19 23 25 25 21 23 24 23 23 23 23 22 23 25 28 30 30
Min/Max RH                   19          74          37          76          29
RH               63 53 27 19 28 43 57 68 67 66 48 37 46 61 70 76 75 64 37 29 39
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW NW NW  N  N NE SE  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd         11 11 17 18 13 13 11  6 10 12 11  6  6  4  5  4  5  5  9  9  6
Clouds           CL CL CL FW SC SC SC FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         0  0  1 18 41 49 29 11 19 41 22 22 20 32 32 49 51 32 30 20 22
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
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     4     4     3     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3  2  2 <1 <1 <1  2  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 32 48 32 29  7  3  4 27 26 18  2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 17 68 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW NW  N  N  N  N SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       11 11 24 21 24 21 13  6  9 20 19  8  4  2  4  4  6  9 12 19  4
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 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17
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       35    58      31    63      36    48      19    32
Temp          41   35 53 48 35   32 55 56 45   38 46 39 26   19 28 28
DewPt         31   28 27 27 27   26 28 24 22   24 20 17  9    6  3  5
Max/Min RH         77    30      84    24      57    31      57    30
RH            67   77 36 42 73   80 35 29 40   55 36 41 49   56 33 37
PWind Dir          SW     N       E    SW      SW    NW       N     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       5     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ006-162200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
314 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

Date             Sat 12/16/17            Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17
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                 60          24          50          26          61
Temp             24 34 53 60 46 34 29 26 25 30 44 50 39 30 27 26 27 35 55 60 48
DewPt            17 19 17 15 18 19 20 20 21 23 23 21 23 23 22 21 23 27 28 26 28
Min/Max RH                   17          91          31          85          27
RH               74 53 24 17 32 55 71 78 86 75 43 31 52 75 82 81 85 72 35 27 46
Wind Dir         SW SW  S  S  S  S  W  N  N  N  N  N SE SE  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd          9  9 18 20 13  9  9 11 13 13 12  6  8  4  6  5  6  6 11 10 10
Clouds           CL CL FW FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC FW SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  2  8 10 13 30 22 15 24 46 33 31 25 28 27 23 32 20 18 13 13
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     4     5     5     4     3     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 16 42  4  7 <1 <1 10 15 23 12  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 21 30 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW  S SW  S  S  S  N  N  N  N  N  E  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       10 11 18 24  9 16  5  9 21 17 17  5  4  3  6  6  9  8 14 13  4
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17
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       29    57      26    61      31    44      15    33
Temp          34   30 52 43 29   26 54 49 37   32 42 31 19   15 29 25
DewPt         27   25 22 24 23   22 24 21 19   21 18 15  8    5  2  5
Max/Min RH         85    26      85    23      65    33      67    27
RH            75   81 31 47 78   85 31 33 49   63 37 51 62   64 31 42
PWind Dir          SW     N       S    SW      SW     N       N     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     0       0     5       5     5

$$

OKZ002-162200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
314 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

Date             Sat 12/16/17            Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17
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                 61          27          46          25          63
Temp             28 33 53 61 47 39 35 30 28 30 40 46 36 29 27 25 27 33 55 63 49
DewPt            19 20 20 18 19 21 23 22 22 25 26 24 24 25 23 22 23 25 28 28 28
Min/Max RH                   19          88          42          87          26
RH               69 57 27 19 32 47 62 73 77 81 56 42 61 84 84 87 85 71 36 26 43
Wind Dir         SW  S  S  S  S  S SW NW NW NW  N  N NE SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd          9  9 17 18 12 10  8 11 13 14 13  9  6  3  4  4  6  6 10  9  8
Clouds           CL CL CL CL SC B1 SC FW SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         3  1  0  4 30 51 36 25 28 51 46 28 28 23 21 23 27 16 16 10 16
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     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2  2  3  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 13 38 <1  8  4 <1 32 30 34 32  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 14 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW  S  S  S  S SW NW  N  N  N  N NW SW  S SW SW  W  W SW NE
T Wind Spd        9  9 13 21 10 17  8  5 24 23 19 13  3  1  5  5  6  5  4  4  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               Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17
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    56      27    62      31    42      16    33
Temp          34   30 51 42 28   27 54 50 38   33 40 30 19   16 29 25
DewPt         29   25 23 25 25   25 27 24 22   21 21 14  6    6  3  5
Max/Min RH         84    29      92    25      65    39      64    28
RH            81   81 33 50 88   89 35 36 53   60 47 51 55   64 32 41
PWind Dir          SW     N      SE    SW      SW     N       N     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC B1 B1   SC SC FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       5     0       0     5       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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