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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
456 PM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

TXZ012-201000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
456 PM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

Date           01/19/18      Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18            Mon
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 35          75          39          52          25
Temp             60 47 42 40 36 41 66 75 63 49 45 40 39 41 51 49 40 34 30 27 25
DewPt            21 19 19 19 19 21 22 20 21 22 22 24 24 29 17 15 18 18 18 16 15
Max/Min RH                   54          12          62          24          65
RH               22 32 39 42 50 44 18 12 20 34 40 52 54 62 26 25 41 51 60 63 65
Wind Dir          S SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  S SW SW  S SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd         10 11 11 10 10 10 12 14 10 11 12 12 13 16 28 31 31 23 18 17 14
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC FW FW CL
Clouds(%)        12 12 16 16 10 11 16 13 14 18 31 35 37 20 18 38 45 33 17 10  5
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           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     5     5     2     2     2     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  9  5  4  2 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 11 90 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 20332153136 41 11  7 <1
T Wind Dir        S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW  W
T Wind Spd        8  9  9  9  8  9 12 20  8 10 16 12 12 23 44 39 39 31 25 14 11
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  4  2  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL EL NO NO NO
Fire Weather                        A  A  A              A  A  A
High Wind                                                   A  A


Date           01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     52      23    53      23    56      31    59      32    53
Temp          45 44 30   23 46 45 30   23 48 50 36   31 52 51 39   32 48 46
DewPt         10  6  5    8 11 13 14   15 20 18 20   22 23 21 24   22 18 13
Min/Max RH       16      54    19      74    23      69    24      66    23
RH            23 20 34   52 24 27 51   71 33 28 52   69 32 30 54   66 30 26
PWind Dir        NW      SW    SE      SE     S       S    SW       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW CL FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ016-201000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
456 PM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

Date           01/19/18      Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18            Mon
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 36          73          36          49          20
Temp             61 47 42 39 37 43 66 73 61 47 42 39 37 36 47 47 42 32 26 23 20
DewPt            20 17 18 19 17 19 21 19 21 21 22 23 26 19 14 15 15 15 16 15 13
Max/Min RH                   48          13          65          25          76
RH               21 30 38 44 44 39 18 13 21 36 45 52 65 50 26 27 34 50 67 73 74
Wind Dir         SW SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  N NW NW  W
Wind Spd         11 11 11 12 11 10 13 16 10 10  9 11 13 21 31 34 29 18 12  9 10
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 FW FW SC SC SC FW FW CL
Clouds(%)        20 24 25 25 16 19 21 21 28 28 36 38 53 16 22 31 48 37 18 11  3
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           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     5     3     2     3     3     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 11  4  5  2 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 32 86 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 45473112117 42 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW  S SW SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW  W  W
T Wind Spd        9 10 10 11 10 10 18 21 10  9 14 12 12 34 51 36 29 24 12  9  8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  4  4  4  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL CL NO NO NO NO
Fire Weather                        A  A  A              A  A  A
High Wind                                                   A  A


Date           01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     53      23    54      22    56      28    58      30    52
Temp          45 46 28   23 48 47 29   22 48 50 33   28 51 51 36   30 47 45
DewPt          8  5  6    6 10 11 13   13 18 16 18   21 22 19 20   19 16 10
Min/Max RH       14      50    17      68    21      75    23      65    20
RH            21 18 38   48 21 24 52   68 30 26 55   75 33 28 53   65 29 23
PWind Dir         W      SW    SW       S    SW      SW    SW       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    CL FW SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ008-201000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
456 PM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

Date           01/19/18      Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18            Mon
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 34          75          42          53          28
Temp             61 48 43 39 36 41 63 75 64 52 47 44 42 44 52 50 43 36 33 30 28
DewPt            22 22 20 19 19 22 25 23 23 23 22 25 25 29 18 16 20 20 20 18 16
Max/Min RH                   58          14          54          24          62
RH               22 35 40 45 51 46 23 14 21 32 36 46 50 55 26 25 39 52 58 60 60
Wind Dir          S SW SW SW  W  W  W SW SW  S SW SW  S SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd          8  8  8  6  6  8 10 13 10 11 12 10 13 11 24 28 28 23 20 18 13
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC B1 SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         8  7 11  9  9 10 13 12 13 17 30 36 41 32 20 45 62 41 22 20  9
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          10           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     2     2     2     3     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8  4  4  1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 28 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 10209115130 23 11  7 <1
T Wind Dir        S SW SW  W  W  W SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW  W
T Wind Spd        6  5  6  6  5  4  6 16  6 10 11 11  9 21 31 31 42 25 24 16 12
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  4  2  1  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL EL EL NO NO
Fire Weather                                             A  A  A


Date           01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     53      25    53      26    57      34    60      35    55
Temp          46 46 32   25 46 46 32   26 48 51 39   34 53 54 41   36 49 49
DewPt         10  7  8   10 13 14 15   16 19 18 20   23 23 22 25   23 19 12
Min/Max RH       16      55    21      68    22      62    24      60    21
RH            23 20 36   52 26 27 49   65 31 27 45   62 32 28 52   60 30 23
PWind Dir        NW       S    SE      SE    SW       S    SW       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW CL FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ008-201000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
456 PM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

Date           01/19/18      Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18            Mon
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 35          75          42          52          27
Temp             63 51 45 39 36 41 61 74 66 54 49 44 43 43 51 50 44 37 34 30 27
DewPt            21 21 19 19 20 22 25 22 23 23 22 25 25 29 17 16 19 20 19 17 15
Max/Min RH                   59          15          55          24          64
RH               20 30 35 44 52 47 24 15 19 30 34 47 49 59 26 25 38 50 56 59 61
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  W  W  W SW SW  S SW SW  S SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd          8  9  9  8  8  8 10 13 10 11 12 11 13 12 26 29 28 23 19 18 13
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC B1 SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         8  8 12 10 10 10 14 12 13 17 30 36 42 29 20 46 63 41 21 17  8
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          10           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     2     2     2     3     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8  5  4  1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 30 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 10218145140 22 11  7 <1
T Wind Dir        S SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW  W
T Wind Spd        6  5  8  6  5  4  9 17  6 10 11 11 10 23 33 33 40 25 24 14 11
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  4  2  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL EL NO NO NO
Fire Weather                                             A  A  A


Date           01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     52      24    52      25    56      34    60      34    54
Temp          45 47 32   24 44 47 33   25 46 51 40   34 52 55 43   35 48 50
DewPt         11  6  8   10 13 14 15   15 19 18 20   22 24 22 24   23 18 12
Min/Max RH       16      56    21      68    23      63    24      62    21
RH            26 19 35   54 28 27 49   65 35 27 45   63 33 27 48   62 31 21
PWind Dir         W       S    SE      SE    SW       S    SW       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW CL FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ006-201000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
456 PM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

Date           01/19/18      Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18            Mon
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 31          73          36          47          20
Temp             59 46 40 34 32 39 66 73 61 49 44 39 37 37 46 45 37 29 26 22 20
DewPt            20 18 22 18 20 22 24 22 22 23 24 24 26 22 14 23 19 18 18 15 14
Max/Min RH                   65          15          65          27          78
RH               22 32 49 52 60 49 21 15 22 36 46 55 65 53 27 42 48 65 72 74 76
Wind Dir          S SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd          8  6  8  8  9  8 10 16 12 12 13 12 13 13 26 29 31 25 21 16 12
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        19 18 22 20 17 18 21 19 22 27 38 44 55 29 37 62 68 50 25 13  6
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          20           5
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     5     3     3     3     2     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 34 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 17 81 93116 10  7  6 <1
T Wind Dir       SW  W NW  W  W NW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  N NW NW NW NW NW  W
T Wind Spd        6  5  6  6  6  4  5 16 10 13 12 12 12 18 26 35 37 23 16 12  8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  4  3  2  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL CL EL NO NO
Fire Weather                        A  A  A


Date           01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     52      19    50      20    55      27    58      28    50
Temp          45 42 26   19 43 41 25   20 47 48 32   27 50 49 34   28 45 42
DewPt          7  7  5    6 12 14 14   13 16 15 16   16 20 18 19   17 16  9
Min/Max RH       16      58    22      76    21      65    22      64    22
RH            20 23 39   57 28 33 62   76 28 26 51   64 29 29 54   64 30 25
PWind Dir         W      SE     E       E    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

OKZ002-201000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
456 PM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

Date           01/19/18      Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18            Mon
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 30          72          38          48          25
Temp             57 43 38 34 32 37 62 72 60 47 45 41 38 38 46 46 37 31 28 26 25
DewPt            19 18 17 18 20 22 24 24 25 24 24 26 25 27 20 24 23 22 21 18 16
Max/Min RH                   69          16          64          35          75
RH               22 36 41 51 61 55 23 16 26 39 44 56 58 64 35 42 55 70 74 72 68
Wind Dir          S SW  W  W NW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  S SW SW NW NW NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd          8  6  6  5  4  4  4  9 10 13 13 12 11 12 18 21 31 27 23 20 17
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)        10  8 19 16 12 10 15 11 17 25 33 41 43 42 35 61 71 50 35 30 15
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          30          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02           0
Rain Shwrs                                                 SC SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     5     4     3     2     2     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  3  2 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 40104100 44 13  9 <1
T Wind Dir        S SW  W  W  W  W  N  S SE SW SW SW SW NW  N NW NW NW NW NW NW
T Wind Spd        8  6  6  6  5  4  3  6  6  8 12 10 10 12 18 26 46 32 28 20 14
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  4  3  2  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL EL EL NO


Date           01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     51      20    51      21    55      30    60      31    52
Temp          45 42 25   20 44 42 26   21 45 46 34   30 52 52 36   31 47 43
DewPt         12  9  9    9 15 16 16   16 19 18 18   19 22 20 22   20 19 16
Min/Max RH       19      64    23      82    23      66    22      63    26
RH            26 25 50   63 30 34 65   80 34 31 52   63 30 28 55   62 33 33
PWind Dir        NW       S     E      SE    SW       S    SW       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW CL FW   FW SC FW FW   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       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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