Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
Issued by NWS

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27

000
FOUS54 KLUB 280908
PFWLUB

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
408 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

TXZ024-282215-
CAPROCK RAWS-BRISCOE TX
34.41N 101.05W ELEV. 2561 FT
408 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

DATE             THU 04/28/16            FRI 04/29/16            SAT 04/30/16
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                      80          57          78          46          74
TEMP             52 62 74 79 78 69 64 61 59 65 73 77 75 63 56 51 48 57 68 73 71
DEWPT            46 46 43 45 53 55 56 55 55 50 36 27 33 37 39 38 38 40 40 39 39
MIN/MAX RH                   30          89          16          69          29
RH               80 57 33 30 42 62 74 81 86 57 26 16 21 38 53 61 69 53 36 29 31
WIND DIR          E  E SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  W  N
WIND SPD          6 13 13 18 19 18 13 10  9  9 13 18 14 10 13 10 11 10  6  5  8
CLOUDS           FW FW SC SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1
CLOUDS(%)        17 25 39 43 71 76 87 86 67 50 25 20 14 18 21 20 19 16 12 32 52
POP 12HR                     30          70          30           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.16        0.75        0.03           0           0
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C
LAL                     1     3     4     5     3     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     5     4     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT              5300  9300  4300   800  9100 12700  7500  1200  3600  7800
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE    SE    SW    SW     W    NW    NW    SW
T WIND SPD             16    32    25    10    17    25    12    16    10     8
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          SUN 05/01/16 MON 05/02/16 TUE 05/03/16 WED 05/04/16
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            46      66      47      58      46      70      51      77
TEMP          54 48 62 64 52 48 55 57 51 48 65 68 58 53 71 75
DEWPT         43 40 41 45 47 44 45 42 46 44 45 45 49 47 47 45
MAX/MIN RH
RH            66 74 46 50 83 88 68 57 82 87 48 43 71 80 42 34
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE      NE      NE       N       S      NW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10      50      40      20      10      10      10

$$

TXZ026-282215-
CHILDRESS-CHILDRESS TX
34.43N 100.28W ELEV. 1952 FT
408 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

DATE             THU 04/28/16            FRI 04/29/16            SAT 04/30/16
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                      80          58          81          49          76
TEMP             53 62 74 79 78 70 65 62 60 67 75 80 78 66 59 54 51 60 70 75 73
DEWPT            48 49 49 53 55 57 58 58 58 59 50 35 36 39 42 41 40 41 42 42 42
MIN/MAX RH                   40          93          19          66          31
RH               83 62 41 41 45 63 78 87 93 75 41 20 22 37 53 61 66 49 36 31 33
WIND DIR          E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SW SW SW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N
WIND SPD          8 13 13 17 17 16 13 10  9 10 11 18 14 11 12  9 10 10  8  5  6
CLOUDS           FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC
CLOUDS(%)        19 17 35 57 75 87 84 91 84 67 40 33 27 27 27 25 23 16  8 17 26
POP 12HR                     30          70          60           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.09        0.94        0.14           0           0
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  S  S
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  S  S
LAL                     1     3     4     5     4     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     4     4     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT              4400  7600  4200   600  9000 12700  8200  1400  3600  5400
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE    SE     S    SW     W     N    NW     W
T WIND SPD             23    31    21    10    17    27    12    17    11     3
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          SUN 05/01/16 MON 05/02/16 TUE 05/03/16 WED 05/04/16
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            47      68      47      60      47      70      51      78
TEMP          56 49 63 66 53 48 57 59 52 49 65 68 58 53 72 76
DEWPT         45 41 43 46 47 45 46 44 47 44 46 45 49 48 49 47
MAX/MIN RH
RH            66 74 48 48 80 89 67 57 83 83 50 43 72 83 44 36
PWIND DIR           N       N      NE      NE       N       N       S      NW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10      40      40      20      10      10      10

$$

TXZ043-282215-
JAYTON RAWS-KENT TX
33.23N 100.57W ELEV. 1905 FT
408 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

DATE             THU 04/28/16            FRI 04/29/16            SAT 04/30/16
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                      84          62          85          51          80
TEMP             54 65 77 83 82 74 69 66 64 71 79 84 82 69 62 57 53 62 73 79 77
DEWPT            47 47 49 52 55 58 59 61 60 56 39 28 27 33 38 37 42 43 43 42 42
MIN/MAX RH                   34          87          12          67          27
RH               76 52 37 34 40 57 70 83 86 59 24 13 13 26 41 47 67 51 34 27 29
WIND DIR         SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW SW NE
WIND SPD          4 10 16 19 16 13 10 10  8 11 17 19 14 11 10  6  6  6  4  5  6
CLOUDS           FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        15 32 46 57 66 65 75 86 64 40 14 14 15 15 15 15 16 12  9 16 24
POP 12HR                     30          50          30           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.43        0.05           0           0
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     3     4     4     3     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     3     5     4     4     4     3     4     4
MIX HGT              6000  7800  5000   700  8000 10200  6700   900  2900 10000
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE     S    SW    SW    SW    NW     N    SW
T WIND SPD             14    32    23    10    19    29    10     9     8     9
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE          SUN 05/01/16 MON 05/02/16 TUE 05/03/16 WED 05/04/16
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            50      69      49      61      47      70      52      78
TEMP          59 52 65 67 55 50 58 60 53 49 65 68 59 54 72 76
DEWPT         46 43 43 46 49 46 47 47 48 45 47 47 50 48 51 50
MAX/MIN RH
RH            62 71 45 47 81 87 68 62 83 85 52 47 71 79 48 41
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE      NE      NE       N       S       W
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10      40      40      20       5      10      10

$$

TXZ035-282215-
LUBBOCK-LUBBOCK TX
33.67N 101.82W ELEV. 3280 FT
408 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

DATE             THU 04/28/16            FRI 04/29/16            SAT 04/30/16
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                      85          56          81          45          77
TEMP             53 64 78 84 82 71 65 61 58 66 75 80 78 64 56 51 47 58 70 76 74
DEWPT            45 35 38 36 37 43 51 51 50 36 26 20 19 24 30 34 36 38 37 35 35
MIN/MAX RH                   18          78          10          65          22
RH               74 34 24 18 20 36 60 70 75 33 16 11 11 22 37 52 65 47 30 22 24
WIND DIR         SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  W SW SW  W SW  W NW  N  N  W  W  S
WIND SPD          6 13 17 20 21 13 16 12  9 13 19 24 21 13 12  9  9  8  6 10  9
CLOUDS           FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1
CLOUDS(%)        25 41 44 37 50 64 80 72 39 27 15 12 10 14 19 17 15 16 17 35 53
POP 12HR                     20          50          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.29           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                   S  S  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     2     3     4     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     3     3     4     3     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT              6000 12300  7400  1000  8500 12500  7300   500  5000 13200
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S    SW     W    SW     N     N    SW
T WIND SPD             16    29    20    14    20    26     9    10     6    14
RFTI              0  0  0  1  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  5  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY    NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CH CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE          SUN 05/01/16 MON 05/02/16 TUE 05/03/16 WED 05/04/16
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            46      67      45      58      45      69      50      77
TEMP          55 48 62 65 51 46 55 57 51 47 64 67 57 52 71 75
DEWPT         42 39 38 42 45 43 44 43 44 43 44 44 46 46 47 45
MAX/MIN RH
RH            61 71 41 43 80 89 66 59 77 86 48 43 67 80 42 34
PWIND DIR           E      NE       E      NE      NE      NE       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10      50      40      20      10      10      10

$$

TXZ031-282215-
MATADOR RAWS-COTTLE TX
34.13N 100.42W ELEV. 1900 FT
408 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

DATE             THU 04/28/16            FRI 04/29/16            SAT 04/30/16
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                      82          61          83          50          77
TEMP             52 63 76 81 80 72 68 65 63 70 77 82 80 67 60 55 52 61 71 76 74
DEWPT            49 48 49 52 56 57 59 59 59 59 45 33 34 37 40 42 40 42 43 42 42
MIN/MAX RH                   36          89          17          66          30
RH               88 58 39 37 44 59 74 82 89 69 32 17 19 33 47 61 65 50 36 30 32
WIND DIR          E SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW  W  N
WIND SPD          6 13 13 18 17 17 13 11  9 10 12 20 13 11 11  9 10 10  6  5  6
CLOUDS           FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
CLOUDS(%)        15 22 37 57 74 81 76 84 76 58 29 25 22 23 24 23 22 15  8 17 27
POP 12HR                     30          70          50           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.83        0.12           0           0
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C
LAL                     1     3     4     5     4     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     5     5     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT              4200  7700  4600   800  9300 12400  8100  1500  3500  5600
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE    SE    SW    SW     W    NW    NW    SW
T WIND SPD             18    31    25    12    18    27     9    13     9     3
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE          SUN 05/01/16 MON 05/02/16 TUE 05/03/16 WED 05/04/16
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            48      68      48      61      47      71      51      79
TEMP          56 50 64 66 54 49 58 60 53 49 66 69 58 53 73 77
DEWPT         45 41 44 47 49 46 47 45 48 45 48 47 50 48 50 48
MAX/MIN RH
RH            66 72 49 51 82 88 67 58 83 86 51 45 74 83 44 36
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE      NE       N       N       S      NW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10      50      40      20      10      10      10

$$

TXZ029-282215-
PLAINVIEW-HALE TX
34.18N 101.71W ELEV. 3372 FT
408 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

DATE             THU 04/28/16            FRI 04/29/16            SAT 04/30/16
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                      81          54          77          43          74
TEMP             49 60 74 80 79 68 62 58 56 63 71 76 74 61 54 49 45 55 67 73 71
DEWPT            45 38 39 38 39 45 51 51 50 39 30 23 23 28 34 36 37 39 38 36 37
MIN/MAX RH                   22          80          13          73          26
RH               86 44 28 22 24 43 67 77 80 41 22 14 15 28 46 61 73 55 34 26 29
WIND DIR          E SE  S  S  S SE  S SE  S SW SW  W  W  W NW NW  N  N NW  W  N
WIND SPD          8 13 13 18 19 13 14 10  8 11 17 21 18 11 12  9  8  9  5  6  6
CLOUDS           FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1
CLOUDS(%)        12 30 38 33 51 57 86 80 49 33 19 15 11 15 19 18 16 16 16 41 66
POP 12HR                     20          60          20           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.40           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  C  C  L  L  S  S
TSTMS                   S  S  C  C  L  L  S  S
LAL                     1     2     3     4     2     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     3     4     5     4     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT              7100 12200  7800   900  8800 13000  7000   800  3800 13000
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S    SW    SW     W     N    NW    SW
T WIND SPD             17    31    20    14    19    27    10    13     8    11
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE          SUN 05/01/16 MON 05/02/16 TUE 05/03/16 WED 05/04/16
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            44      64      44      57      43      68      48      75
TEMP          53 46 60 62 50 45 54 56 49 45 63 66 55 50 69 73
DEWPT         42 38 38 43 44 42 44 42 43 41 43 44 46 45 45 44
MAX/MIN RH
RH            66 73 44 50 80 89 69 59 80 86 48 45 72 83 42 35
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE      NE       E       N       S       W
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      20      50      40      20      10      10      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


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.