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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
525 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

TXZ012-272200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
525 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

Date             Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17            Wed 03/01/17
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          44          70          29          54
Temp             30 37 60 70 65 55 51 47 45 49 64 70 64 47 39 34 29 37 48 54 50
DewPt            23 24 24 19 16 21 24 27 29 31 27 24 25 27 22 21 18 18 10  4  5
Min/Max RH                   13          57          18          63          13
RH               75 59 25 14 15 26 34 45 53 50 24 18 22 45 50 58 63 46 21 13 15
Wind Dir          S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  N  N NW NW  N  N  W
Wind Spd          6 10 17 19 13 10 11 12 13 24 31 35 28 18 19 16 11  8 11  6  5
Clouds           FW CL FW CL FW SC B1 B1 B2 OV B1 B1 B1 B1 FW FW FW CL FW CL CL
Clouds(%)         7  5 13  2 20 39 61 54 79 89 69 57 69 58 16 24 10  3  6  0  1
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     5     5     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  7  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 12 10  3  2  3  1  2  7  7  6
Vent Rate        <1 <1163138110 <1 <1 <1 <1  9158500370 70 45 60 12 38140 65 36
T Wind Dir        S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  N NW NW  N NW NW
T Wind Spd        4  4 28 26 25 10 12 11 12 19 40 51 42 32 34 27 13 21 23 11  6
RFTI              0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  3  4  4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO CL CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A
High Wind                                       A  A  A
Red Flag                W  W  W


Date               Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17
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       26    58      29    64      35    74      41    77
Temp          33   26 50 54 36   29 55 60 42   35 64 69 49   41 68 72
DewPt          7   11 13 11 17   18 19 16 23   25 27 21 27   28 26 17
Max/Min RH         52    16      63    16      66    15      59    12
RH            33   52 22 18 45   63 24 18 46   66 24 16 42   59 20 12
PWind Dir           S     W       E     S       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW CL   FW FW FW CL   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-272200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
525 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

Date             Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17            Wed 03/01/17
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                 67          41          66          26          53
Temp             27 34 57 67 62 52 48 44 42 46 60 66 60 44 36 30 26 34 46 52 49
DewPt            24 23 21 16 14 21 23 27 29 31 26 24 26 25 19 18 17 17 10  7  8
Min/Max RH                   13          65          20          68          15
RH               88 64 24 14 15 29 37 51 60 55 27 20 27 47 50 60 68 49 23 16 18
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W NE  N  N  N  S  S
Wind Spd          5 10 18 21 14 10 11  9 13 23 32 39 34 19 20 16  8  4  5  4  6
Clouds           CL FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         3  6  8 15 26 44 54 69 80 91 45 59 66 37 12  6  6  2  5  1  3
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5          20           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01           0
Rain Shwrs                                           IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  5  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  6 12 11  2  3  1  1  2  7  7  7
Vent Rate        <1 <1110115108 <1 <1 <1 <1 22252500441 40 80 19  9 11 72 26 33
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W SW  W  W NW  N NW  N NW SW
T Wind Spd        6 10 25 26 27  9 16 10 18 25 48 55 48 23 36 21 10  8 12  4  5
RFTI              0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  2  4  4  4  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO EL CL CL CL NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A
High Wind                                       A  A  A
Red Flag                W  W  W


Date               Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17
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       24    58      27    63      33    71      39    75
Temp          31   24 50 54 34   27 54 59 40   33 62 67 47   39 66 70
DewPt          9   11 12 12 15   16 19 17 21   24 26 19 24   24 24 15
Max/Min RH         57    16      64    17      69    15      54    11
RH            39   57 21 18 45   63 25 19 46   69 25 16 39   54 20 12
PWind Dir           S    NW      SE    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW CL   FW FW FW CL   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-272200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
525 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

Date             Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17            Wed 03/01/17
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          45          71          31          55
Temp             32 39 61 71 66 56 52 48 46 50 65 71 65 49 41 35 31 38 49 55 51
DewPt            27 28 26 20 19 21 24 26 28 31 28 25 25 26 23 21 19 19  9  5  5
Min/Max RH                   14          54          18          60          13
RH               80 63 26 14 16 25 33 42 49 49 25 18 22 40 47 55 60 45 20 13 15
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  N  N  N NW NW  N  N NW
Wind Spd          4  5 14 19 13  9  9  9 11 21 28 31 23 16 16 13  9  9 12  8  5
Clouds           FW CL FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 FW SC FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         9  2  6  6 39 35 45 44 67 86 60 51 62 62 21 31  9  1  4  1  1
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     5     5     4     3     3     3     2     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  7  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 12 11  7 <1  3  1  2  7  7  7
Vent Rate        <1 <1189182132 <1 <1 <1 <1  8237500382230  8 75 12 40161 84 57
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N NW NW  N NW NW
T Wind Spd        5  3 33 29 27 12  9  9  8 18 49 52 39 39 17 28 13 23 26 13  9
RFTI              0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  2  4  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO EL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A


Date               Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17
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       28    60      31    65      39    76      44    79
Temp          34   28 52 56 38   31 57 61 45   39 67 72 52   44 70 74
DewPt          7   12 12 11 18   19 19 17 24   26 27 21 27   27 26 16
Max/Min RH         51    15      61    16      58    14      52    10
RH            32   51 20 16 43   61 22 18 43   58 22 14 38   52 19 11
PWind Dir           S    NW       E    SW       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW CL CL   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-272200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
525 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

Date             Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17            Wed 03/01/17
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          45          70          30          54
Temp             32 39 60 70 65 56 51 48 46 50 64 70 64 48 40 34 30 37 48 54 50
DewPt            24 27 26 20 19 21 24 26 28 31 28 25 24 26 23 21 19 19 10  4  4
Min/Max RH                   14          54          18          63          13
RH               74 64 27 15 17 25 34 42 50 49 26 18 22 42 50 58 63 48 21 13 15
Wind Dir          S SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N NW NW  N  N NW
Wind Spd          6  6 14 19 13 11 11 11 13 23 29 32 24 17 16 13 10  9 11  6  4
Clouds           FW CL FW CL SC SC SC SC B1 OV B1 B1 B1 B1 FW SC FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         6  2  6  3 36 39 45 45 67 88 61 52 65 62 20 31 10  2  4  1  1
PoP 12HR                      0           0          10          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     5     5     3     3     3     3     2     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6  7  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 13 11  7 <1  3 <1  2  7  7  7
Vent Rate        <1  2174171115 <1 <1 <1 <1 10239500363221  9 72  6 40147 77 46
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  N NW NW  N NW NW
T Wind Spd        5  3 33 28 26 11  9  9  8 21 47 54 37 39 19 27 12 23 24 12  8
RFTI              0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  2  4  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO EL CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A


Date               Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17
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       28    59      31    65      39    75      44    78
Temp          34   28 51 55 38   31 57 61 45   39 66 71 51   44 70 73
DewPt          7   12 12 11 17   19 20 17 23   25 27 21 27   27 25 16
Max/Min RH         50    15      61    16      58    14      51    11
RH            32   50 20 18 43   61 23 18 42   58 23 15 39   51 18 11
PWind Dir           S    NW       E    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL FW CL   CL FW CL CL   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-272200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
525 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

Date             Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17            Wed 03/01/17
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                 68          40          68          24          53
Temp             26 34 57 68 63 52 47 43 41 46 61 68 62 43 35 29 24 33 46 52 49
DewPt            20 21 22 17 11 18 23 27 30 31 28 24 21 21 19 19 17 17  7  3  3
Min/Max RH                   12          66          18          73          13
RH               78 58 25 14 13 26 38 52 64 55 28 19 20 40 51 65 73 50 20 13 15
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NE  N NW NW NW  W  S
Wind Spd          6 10 21 24 18 10 10 13 14 24 32 31 26 18 16 13  9  8  8  5  6
Clouds           CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         2  5 14  8 37 44 39 39 59 56 45 47 60 35 23 19  7  1  3  0  1
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              5     5     5     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  5  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 12 10  7  2  3 <1  5  7  7  7
Vent Rate        <1  3125145112 <1 <1 <1 <1 13264500390234 24 60  3104104 46 32
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  N  W  N  N NW  W
T Wind Spd        5  5 31 33 32 12 11 14 16 29 50 49 44 41 18 23  6 26 18  8  4
RFTI              0  0  2  4  2  0  0  0  0  3  4  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1
RFTI Category    NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO CL CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A
Red Flag                W  W  W


Date               Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17
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       23    56      25    65      33    75      35    76
Temp          30   23 48 52 32   25 55 61 41   33 65 69 45   35 66 70
DewPt          5    9 10  9 14   15 18 16 20   22 22 16 19   20 19 12
Max/Min RH         53    15      68    15      65    11      54     9
RH            33   53 21 17 47   65 23 17 43   65 19 13 35   54 16 10
PWind Dir           S     N      SE    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW CL   FW FW CL FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-272200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
525 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

Date             Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17            Wed 03/01/17
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          41          67          27          54
Temp             26 34 59 70 64 53 48 44 42 46 61 67 61 45 37 31 27 35 47 53 50
DewPt            18 22 23 19 18 19 21 25 28 31 28 24 23 27 23 22 19 18  9  5  5
Min/Max RH                   13          62          19          71          13
RH               70 60 25 14 17 26 34 46 56 54 28 19 23 49 56 69 71 49 21 14 15
Wind Dir          S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  N  N  N  W  W NW  N NW  W
Wind Spd          5  9 20 21 16 11  9 10  9 17 24 27 17 13 17 13 10 11 13  8  6
Clouds           FW CL CL FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 SC SC FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        10  3  4 13 25 43 52 51 71 68 45 55 71 75 50 34 15  1  1  0  1
PoP 12HR                      0           0          20          20           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01           0
Rain Shwrs                                     IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     5     5     3     3     3     3     2     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 12 11  2  3  2 <1  2  7  7  6
Vent Rate        <1 <1149180135 <1 <1 <1 <1  8220452418 34 87 29  5 44156 98 66
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW
T Wind Spd        4  3 27 34 31 13 12 12 11 18 46 43 43 19 33 21 10 25 27 16 12
RFTI              0  0  1  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A
Red Flag                W  W  W


Date               Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17
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       24    57      26    68      36    77      39    78
Temp          31   24 49 53 33   26 58 64 44   36 67 72 48   39 68 72
DewPt          5    9 11 12 16   16 19 18 22   23 24 19 22   22 22 14
Max/Min RH         52    16      67    15      59    12      51    10
RH            32   52 21 19 48   64 22 17 40   59 19 13 36   51 17 11
PWind Dir           S     N      SE    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     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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