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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
410 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

TXZ012-222200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
410 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date             Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17
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                 69          43          72          40          64
Temp             34 47 62 69 61 51 47 44 43 55 69 72 61 51 47 42 40 50 59 64 57
DewPt            27 26 25 26 28 30 32 33 34 35 36 36 37 37 37 34 31 28 26 28 29
Min/Max RH                   20          70          27          73          25
RH               75 43 24 20 28 44 56 65 70 47 30 27 41 59 68 73 70 42 28 25 34
Wind Dir         NW NW SW SW SW  S  S SW  W NW NE NE NE NE  N  N NW  N  N NW NW
Wind Spd          4  6  5 10  6  8  9  8  8  9 16 16 11 10  8  8  8 11 13 11  8
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         2  2  2  3  4  2  1  1  2  2  3  5  6  9 13 18 22 18 13 10  7
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              4     4     3     3     3     2     2     2     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  5 <1
Vent Rate        <1  2 23 55 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1108 80 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 70 59 70 <1
T Wind Dir        W NW  W  W  S  S SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N  N NW  W
T Wind Spd        5  4  5 12  6  8  8  9  8 10 31 23 10  9  9  6  5 23 14 16  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
Frost             Y


Date          Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17
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       41      77      50      74      34      48      28      55
Temp          44 42 70 68 55 50 72 60 42 34 45 44 34 28 50 49
DewPt         33 33 36 34 33 34 33 34 30 27 21 22 18 19 19 26
Max/Min RH         73      22      54      22      75      34      68      26
RH            65 70 29 28 43 54 24 37 62 75 38 41 51 68 29 40
PWind Dir           W       W      SW      NW       N       N       N       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0      10      20       5       5
Rain                                         S
Snow                                         S

$$

TXZ016-222200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
410 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date             Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17
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          43          73          38          63
Temp             35 48 60 67 60 50 46 45 44 57 72 72 63 49 44 40 39 48 58 63 58
DewPt            29 28 26 28 29 31 33 34 34 35 36 37 37 37 36 34 32 30 27 28 29
Min/Max RH                   23          70          26          82          26
RH               78 45 27 23 31 49 60 67 68 44 27 28 39 63 73 79 76 49 30 26 34
Wind Dir         NW  W SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N NE NE  E NE NE NE  N  N  N NW NW
Wind Spd          4  4  8 10  6  5  8  6  6 10 13 13 10 11 10  6  5  8 10  8  5
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         2  2  2  2  3  2  1  1  2  2  1  4  6  6  7 12 18 16 15 11  7
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              4     4     4     4     4     3     2     2     3     4
Mix Hgt          <1  1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  5 <1
Vent Rate        <1  1 32 48 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 74 60 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 39 45 50  2
T Wind Dir        W SE SW SW  S  S SW SW NW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N NW NW
T Wind Spd        5  1  9 13  6  6  9  9  8 11 24 17  6  8  9  6  4 14 11 11  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
Frost             Y


Date          Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17
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       40      75      49      76      35      48      28      55
Temp          44 41 70 68 54 49 74 63 43 35 46 44 32 29 50 50
DewPt         34 33 35 32 33 33 31 32 30 28 23 24 20 20 21 26
Max/Min RH         79      21      54      19      80      39      71      29
RH            69 73 28 27 46 54 20 31 61 77 41 45 61 70 31 39
PWind Dir           W      SW      SW      NW      NE       N       N       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0      10      20       5       5
Rain                                         S
Snow                                         S

$$

TXZ008-222200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
410 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date             Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17
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                 71          44          73          42          66
Temp             39 50 65 71 65 55 50 47 45 57 70 73 65 53 49 46 42 51 61 66 60
DewPt            25 24 24 25 27 29 32 33 34 35 36 36 36 36 35 33 30 28 25 27 28
Min/Max RH                   18          67          26          63          23
RH               55 36 21 18 23 37 50 59 65 43 29 26 34 51 58 59 61 41 25 23 29
Wind Dir          W  W  W SW SW  S SW SW  W  N NE NE NE NE  N  N NW NW  N NW NW
Wind Spd          4  5  5  8  5  8  8  5  5  9 14 13 10  9  5  5  6 10 13 10  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         2  2  1  3  5  3  1  2  2  3  5  6  7 13 18 21 23 18 13 11  9
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              4     4     4     3     3     2     2     2     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  6 <1
Vent Rate        <1  2 30 60 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4104110  4 <1  5  6 <1 74 80102  1
T Wind Dir        W  W  W SW  S  S SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N  N NW NW
T Wind Spd        5  3  6 13  5  8  8  8  6 10 29 24  9  9 10 13  8 24 18 19  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
Frost             Y


Date          Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17
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       43      79      53      75      36      49      30      56
Temp          47 43 72 73 60 53 74 64 45 36 46 46 35 30 51 52
DewPt         31 32 36 34 33 34 32 34 29 25 19 20 17 18 18 25
Max/Min RH         65      20      48      21      65      30      61      25
RH            53 65 27 25 36 48 22 32 54 65 34 35 47 61 27 35
PWind Dir           W      SW      SW       N       N       N       N       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0      10      10       5       5

$$

TXZ008-222200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
410 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date             Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17
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                 70          44          73          41          65
Temp             37 48 63 70 64 55 50 48 44 56 70 73 64 53 49 45 41 49 59 65 60
DewPt            25 24 24 26 27 29 32 33 34 35 36 36 36 36 36 33 30 28 25 27 28
Min/Max RH                   19          68          26          66          23
RH               62 39 22 19 25 37 50 57 68 45 29 26 35 52 62 62 65 45 27 24 30
Wind Dir          W  W SW SW SW  S SW SW  W  N NE NE NE NE  N  N NW NW  N NW NW
Wind Spd          4  5  6  9  5  8  8  6  6  9 14 14 10  9  6  5  6 10 13 10  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         2  2  2  3  5  3  1  1  2  3  5  6  7 12 18 21 24 19 13 11  9
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              4     4     3     3     3     2     2     2     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  6 <1
Vent Rate        <1  2 30 60  3 <1 <1 <1 <1  5108 95  4 <1  4  7 <1 70 75 88  3
T Wind Dir        W  W  W SW  S  S SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N  N NW  W
T Wind Spd        5  3  6 13  5  8  8  8  8 10 31 24  9  9  9 14  6 23 17 17  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
Frost             Y


Date          Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17
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       42      78      52      75      35      49      28      55
Temp          47 43 71 71 59 52 73 64 45 35 45 46 34 28 48 51
DewPt         32 32 36 34 33 34 32 34 29 25 19 21 18 18 18 25
Max/Min RH         67      21      51      21      67      31      66      26
RH            56 66 29 26 38 51 22 32 54 66 35 38 50 66 30 36
PWind Dir           W      SW      SW       N       N       N       N       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0      10      10       5       5

$$

TXZ006-222200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
410 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date             Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17
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                 70          42          70          38          63
Temp             32 48 64 70 61 50 46 44 42 56 68 70 60 49 43 41 38 46 58 63 58
DewPt            23 23 23 25 28 30 31 32 32 33 34 35 36 36 35 33 30 28 26 28 29
Min/Max RH                   18          67          26          77          25
RH               70 37 21 18 27 45 56 63 66 42 28 27 41 62 73 74 74 49 29 26 34
Wind Dir         NW  W SW SW  S SW SW  W NW  N NE NE NE NE  N  N NW NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd          4  5 12 12  8  6  8  6  8 12 17 16 11 10  8  6  6 10 12 11  9
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         2  2  2  5  7  4  1  2  3  4  5  8 10 15 19 22 26 20 14 12  9
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              3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  6 <1 <1 <1  2 <1  4  5  6 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 56 64 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5100 94  4 <1  2 33  3 60 55 50  2
T Wind Dir        W  W SW SW  S  S SW  W  N  N  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NW NW SW
T Wind Spd        5  1 16 18  6  8  6  6 10 11 28 19  8 10  9 18  5 19 12 10  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
Freeze            W


Date          Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17
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       38      77      46      71      32      48      27      56
Temp          43 39 71 69 52 46 70 59 40 32 45 43 32 28 51 50
DewPt         32 32 35 34 33 31 29 32 29 25 19 20 18 18 19 26
Max/Min RH         79      21      58      22      78      31      68      25
RH            66 76 27 27 48 55 22 37 64 75 34 39 56 67 28 39
PWind Dir           W      SW      SW       N       N       N      NW       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0      20      20       5       5
Rain                                   S     S
Snow                                      S  S

$$

OKZ002-222200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
410 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date             Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17
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                 71          43          70          38          65
Temp             34 48 65 71 62 51 48 45 44 57 68 70 60 49 45 42 38 48 59 65 58
DewPt            22 23 23 25 27 29 32 32 33 34 35 34 33 33 32 30 27 26 25 26 27
Min/Max RH                   18          67          26          67          23
RH               62 37 20 18 26 42 54 59 65 42 29 26 36 55 61 63 64 41 27 23 30
Wind Dir         NW SW SW SW  S SW SW  W NW  N NE  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  6 11 11  8  6  6  6  6 13 16 14  9  8  6  8  9 12 16 12  9
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         2  2  2  5  8  5  1  3  4  6  8  9  9 16 24 22 21 17 14 12 11
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              4     4     3     3     2     2     2     2     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  6 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 61 68 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6113110  4 <1  6 <1 <1 57 90 99 <1
T Wind Dir        W  W SW SW  S  S SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N  N NW NW
T Wind Spd        5  4 12 17  6  9  9  6  9 12 28 23  9  6 12  9  9 21 20 20  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
Freeze            W


Date          Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17
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       39      79      48      70      32      49      26      56
Temp          43 40 72 70 55 48 68 56 40 32 45 43 31 27 49 49
DewPt         30 29 36 35 34 33 32 33 27 23 17 18 16 16 16 24
Max/Min RH         67      21      56      24      72      28      64      23
RH            60 64 27 27 45 56 26 41 59 69 32 36 52 64 26 37
PWind Dir           W      SW      SW       N       N       N      NW       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0      20      10       5       5
Rain                                   S
Snow                                      S

$$

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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