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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
402 AM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

TXZ024-182215-
CAPROCK RAWS-BRISCOE TX
34.41N 101.05W ELEV. 2561 FT
402 AM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

DATE             MON 07/18/16            TUE 07/19/16            WED 07/20/16
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                      98          71          99          73          99
TEMP             74 83 92 97 96 85 80 77 74 83 93 98 97 87 81 78 75 84 93 98 97
DEWPT            59 64 61 59 59 60 62 63 63 63 61 60 61 63 64 63 63 64 62 61 60
MIN/MAX RH                   29          69          30          65          30
RH               60 53 36 29 29 43 53 63 69 52 36 30 32 46 56 59 65 51 37 31 30
WIND DIR          S SW  S  S SE SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD          5 12 11 13 13  8  8  6  5 10  8 10 12  9  8  8  9 12 10 12 13
CLOUDS           CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW SC FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)         2  2  2 14 18  9  8 11  6  3 12 23 27 23 15 18  4  1  7 22 21
POP 12HR                      0           5           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2     2
MIX HGT              7900  9400  5400   200  8600 10000  5700   200  8000 10600
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S    SW     S     S     S    SW     S
T WIND SPD             18    17    10     6    16    17    12     6    18    18
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


DATE          THU 07/21/16 FRI 07/22/16 SAT 07/23/16 SUN 07/24/16
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            73     100      74     101      73     100      74      99
TEMP          82 75 94 98 83 76 95 98 82 75 94 97 82 76 93 97
DEWPT         59 60 59 57 59 58 58 57 59 59 59 57 59 60 59 58
MAX/MIN RH
RH            47 60 31 27 45 55 29 27 45 58 31 27 47 59 33 28
PWIND DIR           S      SW       S      SW       S      SW       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW CL CL FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       5      10

$$

TXZ026-182215-
CHILDRESS-CHILDRESS TX
34.43N 100.28W ELEV. 1952 FT
402 AM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

DATE             MON 07/18/16            TUE 07/19/16            WED 07/20/16
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                      99          73         101          73         102
TEMP             74 83 93 98 97 87 82 78 76 85 95100 98 88 82 79 76 85 95101 99
DEWPT            62 65 65 62 60 62 64 65 64 66 65 63 63 64 65 64 65 65 65 64 62
MIN/MAX RH                   30          67          30          69          29
RH               66 55 40 31 30 43 55 64 66 53 37 30 32 45 56 60 69 51 37 30 30
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD          6 11 11 12 12 10  8  6  5 10  9 11 12 10  8  8  6 12 11 12 12
CLOUDS           CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)         1  2  3 12  9  6  4 15  6 10 16 23 17 16 11 20  2  7  7 18 15
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     3     2     2     2     3     2
MIX HGT              7200  8400  5200   100  8300  9200  5200   100  7700  9400
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S    SW     S
T WIND SPD             14    17     9     8    16    17    10     6    17    18
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


DATE          THU 07/21/16 FRI 07/22/16 SAT 07/23/16 SUN 07/24/16
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            73     104      74     104      74     103      74     102
TEMP          83 76 97101 84 77 97101 84 77 96100 83 77 96 99
DEWPT         61 61 62 59 61 60 60 59 61 60 61 59 60 62 62 60
MAX/MIN RH
RH            47 60 32 25 46 56 30 25 46 56 32 26 46 60 33 28
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       5      10

$$

TXZ043-182215-
JAYTON RAWS-KENT TX
33.23N 100.57W ELEV. 1905 FT
402 AM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

DATE             MON 07/18/16            TUE 07/19/16            WED 07/20/16
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                      99          73         100          75          99
TEMP             75 84 93 98 97 87 82 78 75 85 94 99 98 88 83 80 77 85 93 98 97
DEWPT            63 66 64 59 59 60 62 64 65 66 64 62 61 63 63 64 65 67 64 60 59
MIN/MAX RH                   28          71          29          68          28
RH               66 55 38 28 29 40 51 63 71 53 37 30 30 43 52 59 68 55 39 29 29
WIND DIR          S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD          6 11 10 10 11  8  8  6  5  9  6  9 11  6  8  6  6 10  8  9 11
CLOUDS           CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)         5  8 14 23 21  8  6 17 23 32 35 30 31 20 14 18 14 20 18 19 16
POP 12HR                      0           5           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2     2     3
MIX HGT              7200  9100  5400   500  8500  9500  5300   200  8100  9500
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             16    13     9    10    16    14     8     6    14    14
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


DATE          THU 07/21/16 FRI 07/22/16 SAT 07/23/16 SUN 07/24/16
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            75     100      76     101      75     100      76     100
TEMP          83 77 94 98 84 78 95 99 83 77 94 98 84 78 94 98
DEWPT         59 62 62 59 59 60 60 58 58 60 62 58 60 63 62 59
MAX/MIN RH
RH            44 60 35 28 43 54 31 26 43 56 35 27 45 60 35 28
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW CL CL FW FW CL CL FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       5      10

$$

TXZ035-182215-
LUBBOCK-LUBBOCK TX
33.67N 101.82W ELEV. 3280 FT
402 AM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

DATE             MON 07/18/16            TUE 07/19/16            WED 07/20/16
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                      97          71          96          72          95
TEMP             74 83 91 96 95 85 79 76 73 82 90 95 94 85 80 77 74 82 90 94 93
DEWPT            59 63 59 56 54 57 59 60 59 63 60 58 57 60 60 60 60 63 60 58 56
MIN/MAX RH                   25          62          29          62          29
RH               59 51 34 26 25 39 50 58 62 53 37 29 29 43 51 56 62 53 37 30 29
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD          9 13 13 13 13 10  9  8  8 11 10 12 13 10  9  8  8 13 11 12 13
CLOUDS           FW CL FW FW SC FW FW FW CL FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW CL FW SC FW
CLOUDS(%)         6  4  8 22 26 17  8  8  5  6 26 28 37 31 30 19  8  4 17 26 19
POP 12HR                      0           5           5           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2     2
MIX HGT              7400 10300  6200   200  8400  9700  5800   200  7400 10000
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             18    16    10     6    16    17    11     5    17    16
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


DATE          THU 07/21/16 FRI 07/22/16 SAT 07/23/16 SUN 07/24/16
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            72      97      73      98      73      97      73      96
TEMP          80 74 91 95 81 75 92 96 81 75 91 95 81 75 91 94
DEWPT         57 59 58 52 57 57 56 52 57 57 57 52 57 59 58 55
MAX/MIN RH
RH            45 59 33 23 44 54 30 23 44 54 32 23 44 58 33 27
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW CL CL FW FW CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR            5       0       0       0       0       5       5      10

$$

TXZ031-182215-
MATADOR RAWS-COTTLE TX
34.13N 100.42W ELEV. 1900 FT
402 AM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

DATE             MON 07/18/16            TUE 07/19/16            WED 07/20/16
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                     100          72         101          73         101
TEMP             75 84 94 99 97 87 81 78 75 84 94100 98 88 82 79 76 85 95100 98
DEWPT            62 66 64 62 61 61 65 65 64 66 65 64 63 64 65 64 65 67 66 64 61
MIN/MAX RH                   29          70          31          69          30
RH               66 56 38 30 31 42 57 65 70 55 39 31 32 46 56 60 69 55 39 31 30
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD          6 12 11 12 11  9  8  6  6 11  9 10 12  9  8  6  8 12 10 11 12
CLOUDS           CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)         1  3  5 14 12  7  4 14  8 10 25 24 19 13 10 15  2  7  8 20 16
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     3     2     2     2     2     2
MIX HGT              7400  8600  5300   300  8600  9400  5300   200  7800  9700
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S    SW     S     S     S    SW     S
T WIND SPD             17    16     9     8    16    17    10     8    17    18
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


DATE          THU 07/21/16 FRI 07/22/16 SAT 07/23/16 SUN 07/24/16
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            73     104      74     103      74     103      74     101
TEMP          82 76 97101 84 77 96100 83 77 96100 83 76 95 98
DEWPT         60 61 63 60 60 60 60 59 61 61 62 59 61 62 62 60
MAX/MIN RH
RH            47 60 33 26 45 56 31 26 47 58 33 26 47 62 34 29
PWIND DIR           S      SW       S      SW       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW CL CL FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       5      10

$$

TXZ029-182215-
PLAINVIEW-HALE TX
34.18N 101.71W ELEV. 3372 FT
402 AM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

DATE             MON 07/18/16            TUE 07/19/16            WED 07/20/16
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                      95          68          95          70          95
TEMP             70 79 89 94 92 82 77 73 70 80 89 94 93 83 78 75 72 81 89 94 93
DEWPT            58 63 59 55 54 58 60 61 60 61 59 57 58 60 61 61 60 63 60 58 57
MIN/MAX RH                   26          71          29          66          30
RH               66 58 37 27 28 44 56 66 71 52 37 29 31 46 56 62 66 54 38 30 30
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD          5 13 11 13 13  9  6  5  5 11  9 10 12  9  8  5  6 12 11 11 12
CLOUDS           CL CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)         2  2  2 11 16 12  7  4  4  2 13 22 26 25 20 13  5  2  8 22 18
POP 12HR                      0           5           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     2     3     4     2     2     2     2     2
MIX HGT              7700 10300  6100   200  8300 10000  6000   200  7400 10000
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S    SW     S     S     S    SW     S
T WIND SPD             19    17    10     8    17    17    11     8    17    17
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


DATE          THU 07/21/16 FRI 07/22/16 SAT 07/23/16 SUN 07/24/16
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            70      96      70      98      70      97      70      95
TEMP          78 72 90 94 79 73 92 95 79 72 91 94 79 72 89 93
DEWPT         58 58 57 53 57 57 55 51 57 58 56 53 57 59 57 54
MAX/MIN RH
RH            50 61 33 25 47 57 29 23 47 61 31 25 47 64 34 27
PWIND DIR           S      SW       S      SW       S       S       S      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW CL CL FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       5      10

$$

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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