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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
645 AM CDT SUN APR 24 2016

TXZ024-242215-
CAPROCK RAWS-BRISCOE TX
34.41N 101.05W ELEV. 2561 FT
645 AM CDT SUN APR 24 2016

DATE             SUN 04/24/16            MON 04/25/16            TUE 04/26/16
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                      87          55          88          58          85
TEMP             61 70 80 86 84 72 66 61 57 68 81 87 85 74 68 63 60 68 78 84 82
DEWPT            55 53 43 32 29 32 35 36 35 33 32 31 31 33 35 38 38 33 27 23 21
MIN/MAX RH                   13          43          13          45          10
RH               80 56 26 14 13 23 32 39 43 27 17 13 14 22 29 39 45 27 15 11 10
WIND DIR         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW  S  S SW SW  W SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD         13 14 17 19 14 10 11 11 11  8  6  9 11 11 11 11 11 13 16 20 21
CLOUDS           SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
CLOUDS(%)        48 21  2  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  2  2  1  5  8 11 14 11  8 19 31
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4
MIX HGT              7800 10300  5600   100  7800 12100  6600   100  8200 12600
T WIND DIR             SW    SW     W     W     W    SW    SW    SW     W    SW
T WIND SPD             21    25     9     9    11    19    11    10    19    27
RFTI              0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  5
RFTI CATEGORY    NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CH


DATE          WED 04/27/16 THU 04/28/16 FRI 04/29/16 SAT 04/30/16
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            52      79      49      76      56      70      53      75
TEMP          62 54 73 76 59 51 70 74 62 57 67 68 59 55 70 73
DEWPT         18 27 28 26 32 37 42 45 55 54 56 49 50 47 41 38
MAX/MIN RH
RH            18 36 19 16 36 59 36 36 80 91 69 51 73 75 36 29
PWIND DIR           W       W       S       E       E      SE       S      SW
WIND CHAR         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR            5       0       5      10      40      50      30      20

$$

TXZ026-242215-
CHILDRESS-CHILDRESS TX
34.43N 100.28W ELEV. 1952 FT
645 AM CDT SUN APR 24 2016

DATE             SUN 04/24/16            MON 04/25/16            TUE 04/26/16
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                      89          57          89          61          89
TEMP             62 71 81 88 85 74 67 63 59 69 82 88 87 76 70 66 63 72 82 88 86
DEWPT            57 57 56 47 39 44 47 47 44 41 38 37 37 38 40 43 44 39 32 29 27
MIN/MAX RH                   19          57          16          50          11
RH               84 62 42 24 19 35 48 56 57 36 21 16 17 25 33 43 50 30 16 12 12
WIND DIR          S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW  W  W  W SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD         12 16 19 21 17 12 12 10 10  9  8  9 11 12 12 11 10 12 14 17 18
CLOUDS           B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
CLOUDS(%)        52 43  9  0  0  0  0  0  5  3  1  1  1  4  7 12 17 12  6 20 35
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     6     5
MIX HGT              3900 10700  6700     0  5200 10200  5800     0  7000 12600
T WIND DIR              S    SW     S    SW     W    SW     S     S    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             18    24     9     5     9    18    11     5    10    27
RFTI              0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2
RFTI CATEGORY    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


DATE          WED 04/27/16 THU 04/28/16 FRI 04/29/16 SAT 04/30/16
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            54      81      52      77      58      72      56      76
TEMP          65 56 75 78 61 54 72 75 64 59 69 71 62 57 71 74
DEWPT         23 29 31 29 35 39 44 48 56 55 59 57 57 53 48 42
MAX/MIN RH
RH            20 35 20 16 38 57 37 38 75 87 70 61 84 86 44 32
PWIND DIR          SW       W      SE      NE       E      SE       S      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW CL FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5       5      10      40      50      40      20

$$

TXZ043-242215-
JAYTON RAWS-KENT TX
33.23N 100.57W ELEV. 1905 FT
645 AM CDT SUN APR 24 2016

DATE             SUN 04/24/16            MON 04/25/16            TUE 04/26/16
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                      89          61          91          63          88
TEMP             62 71 82 88 87 76 70 66 63 73 84 90 89 78 72 68 65 73 82 87 85
DEWPT            57 58 58 50 43 50 50 53 52 46 41 37 37 41 46 50 51 44 36 34 33
MIN/MAX RH                   21          69          15          60          14
RH               83 63 44 27 22 40 49 64 69 38 22 16 16 27 39 52 60 36 19 15 15
WIND DIR          S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD         11 13 14 17 13 11 12 11 11 12 12 13 13 12 11 10  9 13 16 16 14
CLOUDS           B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        52 48 13  7  0  0  0  0  8  5  1  3  4  4  4 15 25 24 22 31 41
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     4     4     5     5     5     5     4     5
MIX HGT              3900 10800  7100   200  6800 10700  5300   200  6100 10200
T WIND DIR             SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             19    23    11    12    17    27    10     9    17    28
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1
RFTI CATEGORY    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


DATE          WED 04/27/16 THU 04/28/16 FRI 04/29/16 SAT 04/30/16
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            55      82      54      81      60      74      57      78
TEMP          65 57 76 80 63 56 75 79 66 61 71 72 63 59 73 76
DEWPT         31 32 35 31 37 40 49 56 60 59 61 59 57 53 49 43
MAX/MIN RH
RH            28 37 22 17 37 54 40 45 81 92 71 63 81 80 42 31
PWIND DIR          SW       W       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW CL FW FW SC B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR           10       5       5      20      50      50      50      20

$$

TXZ035-242215-
LUBBOCK-LUBBOCK TX
33.67N 101.82W ELEV. 3280 FT
645 AM CDT SUN APR 24 2016

DATE             SUN 04/24/16            MON 04/25/16            TUE 04/26/16
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                      88          54          88          57          84
TEMP             61 70 81 87 85 72 65 60 56 67 80 87 85 73 67 62 59 67 77 83 81
DEWPT            53 51 36 27 22 28 31 33 34 30 27 24 24 28 33 36 36 32 26 21 18
MIN/MAX RH                    9          43          10          42           9
RH               75 51 20 11 10 19 27 36 43 25 14 10 11 19 28 38 42 27 15 10  9
WIND DIR         SW SW  W  W  W SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW  S SW  W  W SW SW SW
WIND SPD         13 14 18 21 18 11 11 10 10 11 13 16 18 14 12 10 11 13 19 23 25
CLOUDS           FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        24 19  6  0  0  0  0  0  4  3  1  2  2 14 26 22 18 16 14 19 23
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     5     5     5     4     4     5     5
MIX HGT              7500  9700  5700   100  7400 11700  6500   100  7900 12200
T WIND DIR             SW     W     W     W     W    SW    SW    SW     W    SW
T WIND SPD             19    26     8     5    13    26    10     6    18    27
RFTI              0  0  0  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  1  5  6
RFTI CATEGORY    NO NO NO CL CL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL CH CH


DATE          WED 04/27/16 THU 04/28/16 FRI 04/29/16 SAT 04/30/16
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            51      81      50      79      56      75      52      76
TEMP          62 53 74 78 60 52 73 77 63 57 70 73 60 54 70 74
DEWPT         17 25 26 22 30 32 41 39 52 55 52 41 47 44 39 33
MAX/MIN RH
RH            17 33 17 12 32 46 31 25 67 93 53 31 62 69 32 22
PWIND DIR           W       W      SE       E      SE      SE       S      SW
WIND CHAR         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR            5       0       0      10      50      50      30      10

$$

TXZ031-242215-
MATADOR RAWS-COTTLE TX
34.13N 100.42W ELEV. 1900 FT
645 AM CDT SUN APR 24 2016

DATE             SUN 04/24/16            MON 04/25/16            TUE 04/26/16
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                      87          57          91          61          89
TEMP             62 70 81 86 84 73 67 63 59 70 84 90 88 77 71 66 63 72 82 88 86
DEWPT            57 58 57 47 39 44 46 46 44 41 38 37 37 38 41 45 46 39 30 28 28
MIN/MAX RH                   20          57          15          55          12
RH               85 65 44 26 20 35 46 53 57 34 19 15 16 25 34 47 55 30 15 12 12
WIND DIR          S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD         12 14 17 21 14 12 11 11 10  9  9 10 12 12 12 11 10 12 14 18 19
CLOUDS           B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
CLOUDS(%)        52 44  8  2  0  0  0  0  4  3  1  1  1  4  7 13 19 13  6 20 34
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     4     5     5     5     5     6     6
MIX HGT              3900 10600  6600   100  5500 10600  5500   200  7100 12100
T WIND DIR             SW    SW     S    SW     W    SW     S    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             20    24     9     6     9    21    11    10    11    27
RFTI              0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  2
RFTI CATEGORY    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL


DATE          WED 04/27/16 THU 04/28/16 FRI 04/29/16 SAT 04/30/16
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            54      82      52      79      58      74      56      78
TEMP          65 56 76 79 62 54 73 77 64 59 70 72 62 58 73 76
DEWPT         24 30 30 29 36 38 45 51 57 56 61 58 57 53 49 42
MAX/MIN RH
RH            21 37 18 16 39 54 36 41 78 90 74 62 84 83 43 31
PWIND DIR          SW       W       S      NE       E      SE       S      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW CL FW FW SC B1 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR           10       5       5      10      40      50      40      20

$$

TXZ029-242215-
PLAINVIEW-HALE TX
34.18N 101.71W ELEV. 3372 FT
645 AM CDT SUN APR 24 2016

DATE             SUN 04/24/16            MON 04/25/16            TUE 04/26/16
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                      86          50          86          55          81
TEMP             58 68 79 85 83 69 62 57 53 64 78 85 83 71 65 60 57 65 75 80 78
DEWPT            53 51 35 26 23 27 30 32 31 28 26 25 25 27 30 34 35 30 24 20 17
MIN/MAX RH                   10          43          11          43          10
RH               83 55 20 12 11 20 30 39 43 25 15 11 12 19 27 37 43 27 15 11 10
WIND DIR         SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD         12 14 18 20 16 10  9  9  8  9 10 12 13 13 11 10 10 13 17 21 23
CLOUDS           SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        28 11  1  0  0  0  0  0  4  3  2  1  1  9 16 15 14 12 10 17 23
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4     5     4
MIX HGT              7400  8900  5300   100  8500 11500  6600   100  8300 11900
T WIND DIR             SW     W     W     W     W    SW    SW    SW     W    SW
T WIND SPD             21    27     9     6     8    23    10     8    20    29
RFTI              0  0  0  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  1  4  5
RFTI CATEGORY    NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CH


DATE          WED 04/27/16 THU 04/28/16 FRI 04/29/16 SAT 04/30/16
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            49      78      48      75      53      70      50      73
TEMP          59 51 71 75 58 50 69 73 60 54 66 68 57 52 68 71
DEWPT         19 27 27 22 31 33 39 43 52 52 52 42 44 41 38 35
MAX/MIN RH
RH            21 39 19 14 36 52 33 34 75 93 61 39 62 66 33 27
PWIND DIR           W       W      SE       E       E      SE       S       W
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR            5       0       0      10      50      50      20      20

$$

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)...........20 FT. WIND DIRECTION
WIND DIR DEG(DEGREES)...............20 FT. WIND DIRECTION IN TENS OF DEGREES
                                    RELATIVE TO DUE NORTH.
     EXAMPLE: 09 = 90 DEGREES = EAST; 18 = 180 DEGREES = SOUTH;
              27 = 270 DEGREES = WEST; 36 = 360 DEGREES = NORTH
WIND SPD(MPH).......................20 FT. WIND SPEED
WIND GUST(MPH)......................20 FT. WIND GUST
WIND CHILL..........................WIND CHILL TEMPERATURE
HEAT INDX...........................HEAT INDEX
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
       SNOWSHWRS......SNOW SHOWERS
       SLEET..........SLEET
       FLURRIES.......FLURRIES
       FRZG RAIN......FREEZING RAIN
       FRZG DRZL......FREEZING DRIZZLE
     COVERAGE...
       S..............SLIGHT CHANCE
       C..............CHANCE
       L..............LIKELY
       O..............OCCASIONAL
       D..............DEFINITE
       AR.............AREAS
       PA.............PATCHY
OBVIS...............................OBSTRUCTION TO VISIBILITY
     TYPE...
       F..............FOG
       PF.............PATCHY FOG
       F+.............DENSE FOG
       H..............HAZE
       BS.............BLOWING SNOW
       K..............SMOKE
       BD.............BLOWING DUST
       AF.............VOLCANIC ASHFALL
LAL(CAT)............................LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL
MIX HGT(FT AGL).....................MIXING HEIGHT
T WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).........TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION
T WIND SPD(MPH).....................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED
ADI (INDEX).........................ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX
DISPERSION..........................LDSI
MAX LVORI...........................LVORI
STA PRES (INCHES MERCURY)...........STATION PRESSURE
ADI (INDEX).........................ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX
CEILING (FT)........................CEILING
STABILITY (CAT).....................PASQUILL TURNER STABILITY
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
AVE CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY
POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION
WEATHER...
     SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS



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