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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
259 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

TXZ024-072215-
CAPROCK RAWS-BRISCOE TX
34.41N 101.05W ELEV. 2561 FT
259 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

DATE             SUN 02/07/16            MON 02/08/16            TUE 02/09/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      57          30          58          31          67
TEMP          35 31 34 49 56 54 43 38 34 32 35 50 57 55 44 40 36 34 38 57 66 63
DEWPT         15 15 18 22 22 20 20 21 20 19 20 20 21 22 23 25 23 24 25 27 27 25
MIN/MAX RH                   25          60          25          66          22
RH            43 52 52 34 26 27 40 50 57 60 55 31 25 28 43 55 59 66 59 31 23 23
WIND DIR      SW  W NW  N  N NE  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N NW NW  W  W  W NW NW NW
WIND SPD       8  9 12 13 14 11  6  5  6  9 11 13 13  9  5  4  6  8  8 12 12  6
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL FW CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)      1  1  1  1  1  1  2  4  3  2  3  2  4  4  5 10 10  5 15  0  0  4
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     3     2     2     3     2     2     2     2     2
MIX HGT              2300  3800  1500   100  3700  6100   500     0  4200  6900
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     N    NW     N    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD             25    24    21    27    29    27    17    14    20    16
RFTI           0  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 NO


DATE               WED 02/10/16  THU 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16
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            37    73      40    69      36    66      37    66
TEMP          47   40 63 69 49   42 60 65 46   38 57 63 46   39 58 63
DEWPT         30   29 30 26 25   27 30 29 32   29 32 29 31   31 34 32
MAX/MIN RH
RH            51   64 29 20 39   55 32 26 58   70 38 27 55   73 40 31
PWIND DIR          NW    SW      SW    NW       N    NE      SE     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW CL FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-072215-
CHILDRESS-CHILDRESS TX
34.43N 100.28W ELEV. 1952 FT
259 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

DATE             SUN 02/07/16            MON 02/08/16            TUE 02/09/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      60          30          59          31          68
TEMP          33 31 35 51 59 56 44 39 35 32 35 51 58 55 45 40 36 34 38 58 67 64
DEWPT         18 18 19 21 21 21 21 21 20 20 20 16 17 20 22 25 24 26 26 27 28 27
MIN/MAX RH                   23          61          20          72          23
RH            52 57 52 30 23 25 39 48 54 61 54 25 20 25 40 54 61 72 63 30 23 24
WIND DIR      SW  W  N  N  N NE  N NW NW NW NW  N NW  N  N NW NW  W  W NW NW NW
WIND SPD       6  5  9 13 16 11  8  6  8  9 11 17 18 10  5  4  4  6  5 11 13  8
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)      1  1  1  1  1  1  4  7  5  4  4  1  3  9  5  9 16  8 19  0  2  2
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIX HGT              2100  3500  1000   100  4000  5900   200     0  3200  6300
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     N    NW     N    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD             18    25    21    21    26    28    16    12    17    17
RFTI           0  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 NO


DATE               WED 02/10/16  THU 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16
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            35    72      40    69      36    66      37    66
TEMP          45   38 62 68 49   42 60 65 46   38 57 63 46   39 58 63
DEWPT         31   30 32 30 31   28 34 31 32   30 31 30 32   30 33 32
MAX/MIN RH
RH            58   73 32 24 49   57 37 28 58   73 37 29 58   71 39 31
PWIND DIR           N    SW      SW    NW      NE    NE       E     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-072215-
JAYTON RAWS-KENT TX
33.23N 100.57W ELEV. 1905 FT
259 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

DATE             SUN 02/07/16            MON 02/08/16            TUE 02/09/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      60          28          59          29          68
TEMP          33 32 35 51 59 56 43 37 33 30 34 50 58 55 44 39 35 32 36 57 67 64
DEWPT         18 18 18 18 21 22 22 21 20 20 20 16 15 19 20 24 23 25 26 24 25 24
MIN/MAX RH                   23          66          18          75          20
RH            53 56 49 27 23 26 43 52 58 66 56 25 18 24 38 54 61 75 67 28 20 22
WIND DIR       S SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  N NW NW NW  N NW  W  W  W NW  W
WIND SPD       5  5  8 10 13 10  6  6  6  5  8 12 12  6  4  4  4  4  5 10 11  6
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL FW CL FW CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)      1  1  1  1  1  1  2  3  2  1  6  0  6  5  6  3  8  3  4  2  5  3
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     2     2     3     2     2     2     2     2
MIX HGT              2100  3300  1300   100  4100  5100   800     0  2700  6500
T WIND DIR             NW     N    NE     N     N    NW     N     N     W    NW
T WIND SPD             14    24    21    20    23    20     6    10    13    17
RFTI           0  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 NO


DATE               WED 02/10/16  THU 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16
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            36    72      41    73      38    68      38    68
TEMP          46   39 62 68 50   44 63 69 48   40 59 65 47   40 60 65
DEWPT         28   29 29 27 29   29 33 29 35   32 33 30 33   34 35 33
MAX/MIN RH
RH            49   67 28 21 44   55 32 22 60   73 37 27 58   79 39 30
PWIND DIR          NW    SW      SW     W       N    NE       E    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-072215-
LUBBOCK-LUBBOCK TX
33.67N 101.82W ELEV. 3280 FT
259 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

DATE             SUN 02/07/16            MON 02/08/16            TUE 02/09/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      60          24          58          27          67
TEMP          34 29 32 50 59 55 41 34 29 27 30 48 57 54 42 37 33 30 34 56 66 63
DEWPT         14 15 17 19 20 20 20 21 20 20 20 20 19 21 22 24 21 23 25 24 23 22
MIN/MAX RH                   22          74          22          78          19
RH            43 55 53 29 22 25 43 58 69 74 66 33 22 27 44 59 61 75 69 29 19 21
WIND DIR      SW  W NW  N NE NE NE NE  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD       9 10 13 14 13 12  8  6  6  5  6 10 11  6  5  4  5  6  6 12 13  8
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
CLOUDS(%)      1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  2  1  1 11  1  2  2  2  5  4  1  1  6
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     2     2     3     3     3     2     2     2     3
MIX HGT              2400  3900  1500   100  3700  5100  1000     0  3500  6800
T WIND DIR              N     N    NE     N     N    NW     N    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD             24    19    18    20    23    19    12    11    17    17
RFTI           0  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 NO


DATE               WED 02/10/16  THU 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16
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            33    74      37    72      34    70      36    69
TEMP          44   36 62 69 48   40 62 68 45   37 60 66 46   39 60 66
DEWPT         25   26 28 22 24   26 26 24 30   28 31 27 30   31 34 30
MAX/MIN RH
RH            47   67 27 17 38   56 25 19 55   70 33 23 53   73 37 26
PWIND DIR          NW     W      SW     W      NE     E      SE     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-072215-
MATADOR RAWS-COTTLE TX
34.13N 100.42W ELEV. 1900 FT
259 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

DATE             SUN 02/07/16            MON 02/08/16            TUE 02/09/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      60          28          60          31          68
TEMP          34 32 35 51 59 56 43 37 33 31 34 51 59 56 45 40 36 34 38 58 67 64
DEWPT         18 18 18 20 21 22 22 21 20 21 20 17 18 20 23 26 25 26 26 27 28 26
MIN/MAX RH                   23          66          20          72          22
RH            51 55 50 29 23 26 43 52 58 66 56 26 20 24 41 56 64 72 62 30 23 23
WIND DIR      SW  W NW  N  N NE  N  N NW NW NW  N NW  N  N NW  W  W  W NW NW NW
WIND SPD       6  6  9 13 16 11  8  6  8  9 11 16 16  9  5  5  5  6  6 11 13  6
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)      1  1  1  1  1  1  3  4  3  3  5  1  2 11  6 11 16  6 18  1  2  2
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     2     3     2     2     2     2     2
MIX HGT              2100  3500  1000   100  4000  5700   300     0  3500  6400
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     N    NW     N    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD             17    24    20    21    25    25    14    12    14    17
RFTI           0  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 NO


DATE               WED 02/10/16  THU 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16
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            36    72      41    70      37    66      38    67
TEMP          46   39 62 68 50   43 61 66 46   39 58 63 46   40 59 64
DEWPT         31   31 31 29 30   28 33 31 33   31 32 30 32   31 34 33
MAX/MIN RH
RH            55   73 31 23 46   55 35 27 60   72 37 29 58   72 39 31
PWIND DIR           N    SW      SW     W      NE    NE      SE     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-072215-
PLAINVIEW-HALE TX
34.18N 101.71W ELEV. 3372 FT
259 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

DATE             SUN 02/07/16            MON 02/08/16            TUE 02/09/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      57          23          56          26          66
TEMP          30 28 32 48 56 53 39 33 28 26 29 47 55 52 41 36 32 29 33 55 65 62
DEWPT         14 16 19 21 21 20 20 20 19 20 21 21 21 22 22 24 21 24 25 25 25 24
MIN/MAX RH                   25          81          26          80          22
RH            52 60 58 34 25 27 47 59 70 79 73 36 26 31 46 61 63 80 71 31 22 23
WIND DIR      SW NW  N  N NE NE NE  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N NW  W  W  W  W NW  W
WIND SPD       8  8 11 13 13 11  6  5  5  5  8 11 12  6  5  4  5  5  8 12 13  6
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)      1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  2  2  1  1  7  2  3  2  3  3  4  0  0  5
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     2     2     2     3     3     2     2     2     2
MIX HGT              2400  4000  1500   100  3600  5600   800     0  4000  7000
T WIND DIR              N     N    NE     N     N    NW     N    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD             26    20    18    24    26    23    16    16    19    17
RFTI           0  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 NO


DATE               WED 02/10/16  THU 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16
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            32    72      35    70      33    68      34    67
TEMP          43   35 61 67 46   38 60 66 44   36 58 64 44   37 58 64
DEWPT         26   26 29 23 24   25 28 27 30   27 31 27 30   29 34 31
MAX/MIN RH
RH            52   71 30 19 42   59 29 23 57   70 36 24 57   72 40 29
PWIND DIR          NW     W      SW    NW      NE    NE      SE     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW 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)...........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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