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

000
FOUS54 KLUB 130845
PFWLUB

Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
345 AM CDT Sun Aug 13 2017

TXZ024-132200-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
345 AM CDT Sun Aug 13 2017

Date             Sun 08/13/17            Mon 08/14/17            Tue 08/15/17
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          69          90          69          91
Temp          69 68 75 82 84 82 75 72 71 69 79 87 90 87 77 74 71 69 79 88 91 88
Dewpt         68 68 68 71 72 72 70 70 69 67 68 69 68 69 68 68 67 66 67 69 69 67
Min/Max RH                   69         100          47          88          45
RH            97100 78 70 67 72 85 91 96 94 69 56 49 55 73 83 87 89 66 53 48 50
Wind Dir       E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  3  4  4  5  8  5  6  4  4  4  8  9  8  4  6  6  8 10 12 13 12
Clouds        OV OV OV B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     98 93 91 68 59 62 68 74 72 67 53 49 52 71 68 65 72 58 54 57 54 57
PoP 12hr                     20          60          30          40          30
QPF 12hr                      0        0.10        0.06        0.10           0
Rain SHWRS     S  S  S        L  L  L  L  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C        C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  S        L  L  L  L  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C        C  C  C
Obvis         PF PF
LAL                     2     2     4     4     2     3     3     3     1     2
Haines                  2     2     2     3     3     2     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt              2100  3100  2100   800  3000  6200  3500   300  5400 10500
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SW    SE     S     S     S    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              9    10    10     8     6    17    14    10    19    18
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 08/16/17  Thu 08/17/17  Fri 08/18/17  Sat 08/19/17
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          71    94      71    93      71    93      70    92
Temp          75 71 91 91   76 71 90 90   76 71 90 90   75 70 89 89
Dewpt         67 66 65 62   65 66 67 63   65 65 66 63   65 64 65 61
Max/Min RH       83    36      83    38      81    37      84    38
RH            75 84 43 38   69 83 47 41   70 81 45 41   71 81 46 39
PWind Dir         S    SW       S     S       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC SC SC   SC SC FW SC   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30    20      10    20      10    20      20    20

$$

TXZ026-132200-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
345 AM CDT Sun Aug 13 2017

Date             Sun 08/13/17            Mon 08/14/17            Tue 08/15/17
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          71          91          72          93
Temp          71 70 77 84 86 84 77 74 73 71 80 88 91 88 80 76 74 72 82 90 93 90
Dewpt         70 69 69 71 72 72 71 71 70 69 68 69 69 68 69 68 68 67 67 68 68 68
Min/Max RH                   65          97          45          84          41
RH            97 97 75 66 63 68 82 89 92 93 66 53 49 51 70 76 82 84 61 48 44 48
Wind Dir       E NE  E  E SE SE SE SE  E  E SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  4  4  4  5  8  8  6  8  5  6  9 10  9  6  8  6  6 10 12 14 12
Clouds        OV OV OV B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     98 94 94 66 55 54 64 75 71 74 63 50 52 62 63 66 74 61 56 62 56 56
PoP 12hr                     20          60          30          40          30
QPF 12hr                   0.06        0.09        0.04        0.11           0
Rain SHWRS     S  S  S        L  L  L  L  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C        C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  S        L  L  L  L  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C        C  C  C
Obvis         PF PF
LAL                     2     2     4     4     2     3     3     3     1     2
Haines                  2     2     2     3     3     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              2800  4700  2800  1100  3900  5300  3700   100  3900  8200
T Wind Dir              E    SE     S     N    NE     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              6     6     8     2     5    16    12     8    17    23
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 08/16/17  Thu 08/17/17  Fri 08/18/17  Sat 08/19/17
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    95      73    95      73    94      71    92
Temp          77 73 92 92   78 73 92 92   78 73 91 91   76 71 89 89
Dewpt         67 68 67 64   67 67 68 66   66 66 66 64   65 65 66 63
Max/Min RH       79    37      79    39      79    37      79    39
RH            70 84 44 40   69 81 46 43   67 79 44 41   69 81 47 42
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S       S     S      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30    20      20    20      10    20      20    20

$$

TXZ043-132200-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
345 AM CDT Sun Aug 13 2017

Date             Sun 08/13/17            Mon 08/14/17            Tue 08/15/17
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                      91          72          95          72          93
Temp          73 71 80 88 91 88 80 76 74 72 83 92 95 92 81 77 74 72 82 90 93 90
Dewpt         68 69 70 71 70 69 69 68 66 67 68 67 66 65 65 66 64 65 68 68 66 65
Min/Max RH                   49          86          40          78          37
RH            86 95 72 57 50 53 70 76 76 83 60 45 40 43 59 69 71 79 63 48 41 44
Wind Dir       E NE  E  E  E SE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  4  4  4  5  9  6  6  4  5 10  9 11 10  8  6  8  8 11 10 12 11
Clouds        OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     88 89 87 60 53 58 52 60 53 67 60 53 53 72 73 67 72 64 68 69 67 67
PoP 12hr                     20          40          30          40          30
QPF 12hr                   0.07        0.05        0.02        0.16           0
Rain SHWRS     S  S  S        C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C        C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  S        C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C        C  C  C
Obvis         PF PF
LAL                     1     1     3     3     1     2     3     3     1     2
Haines                  2     2     2     2     3     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              2100  3000  2400  1200  2900  3300  2400   200  3900  8300
T Wind Dir              E     E     E    NE    SE    SW     S     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd              9     8    11     9    10    14     6     6    21    19
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 08/16/17  Thu 08/17/17  Fri 08/18/17  Sat 08/19/17
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          74    95      73    95      73    94      71    94
Temp          78 74 92 92   78 73 92 92   78 73 91 91   76 71 91 91
Dewpt         66 66 68 64   66 65 68 64   64 65 65 61   63 65 64 62
Max/Min RH       75    38      74    36      76    34      79    36
RH            66 76 46 40   67 76 46 40   63 76 41 37   64 81 42 38
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30    20      20    20      10    20      20    20

$$

TXZ035-132200-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
345 AM CDT Sun Aug 13 2017

Date             Sun 08/13/17            Mon 08/14/17            Tue 08/15/17
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          69          90          69          89
Temp          69 67 76 84 87 84 76 73 71 69 79 87 90 87 77 74 71 69 78 86 89 86
Dewpt         68 67 68 69 70 69 67 66 66 66 66 66 67 66 66 65 64 64 65 67 66 66
Min/Max RH                   57          90          48          87          45
RH            97100 76 60 57 60 73 79 85 90 65 50 47 50 68 74 78 84 64 53 47 51
Wind Dir       E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       5  4  5  5  8  9  9  6  6  6  9  9  9 10  6  8  9  9 11 12 12 10
Clouds        OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)    100 93 86 57 53 52 60 65 64 57 48 58 56 73 73 71 78 60 46 60 53 62
PoP 12hr                     10          50          30          40          30
QPF 12hr                      0        0.16        0.05        0.14        0.02
Rain SHWRS     S              C  C  C  C        C  C  C  C  C  C        C  C  S
TSTMS          S              C  C  C  C        C  C  C  C  C  C        C  C  S
Obvis         PF PF
LAL                     1     2     4     4     1     3     3     3     1     3
Haines                  2     2     3     3     3     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1800  2500  1700  1100  2100  5100  2100   400  5400  9500
T Wind Dir              E    SE    SE     N    SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             10     8    10     6    11    17    11    12    19    14
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 08/16/17  Thu 08/17/17  Fri 08/18/17  Sat 08/19/17
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    93      69    91      69    90      68    89
Temp          74 70 90 90   74 69 88 88   74 69 87 87   73 68 86 86
Dewpt         65 64 64 62   62 64 65 63   63 63 64 63   62 63 64 62
Max/Min RH       81    37      78    41      81    41      84    40
RH            73 81 43 40   66 84 47 44   69 81 46 45   69 84 48 44
PWind Dir         S    SW       S     S       S     S      SE     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC SC SC   SC FW FW SC   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         20    20      10    20      10    20      20    20

$$

TXZ031-132200-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
345 AM CDT Sun Aug 13 2017

Date             Sun 08/13/17            Mon 08/14/17            Tue 08/15/17
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          71          94          72          94
Temp          71 70 78 85 87 85 77 75 73 71 82 91 94 91 81 77 74 72 82 91 94 91
Dewpt         69 69 69 71 72 72 71 70 70 67 67 68 68 68 68 68 67 66 67 68 66 66
Min/Max RH                   58          93          43          84          39
RH            95 99 75 64 61 66 81 87 91 88 62 48 44 47 66 75 79 81 60 47 40 44
Wind Dir       E NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  3  4  4  5  8  6  6  5  4  6  9 10  9  6  8  6  6 11 12 13 12
Clouds        OV OV OV B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     99 95 92 66 54 52 62 70 67 75 69 52 51 66 66 66 72 61 56 65 55 55
PoP 12hr                     20          50          30          40          30
QPF 12hr                   0.06        0.08        0.05        0.15           0
Rain SHWRS     S  S  S        L  L  L  L  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C        C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  S        L  L  L  L  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C        C  C  C
Obvis         PF PF
LAL                     2     2     4     4     2     3     3     3     1     2
Haines                  2     2     2     3     3     2     2     2     2     3
Mix Hgt              2400  3900  2500  1000  3500  5200  3000   300  5500  8700
T Wind Dir              E    SE    SE     N    NE     S     S     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd              9     9     8     4     6    16    12     8    18    21
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 08/16/17  Thu 08/17/17  Fri 08/18/17  Sat 08/19/17
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    95      73    96      72    95      71    94
Temp          78 73 92 92   78 73 93 93   77 72 92 92   76 71 91 91
Dewpt         67 67 67 64   67 66 67 66   67 66 65 64   65 65 65 63
Max/Min RH       79    35      79    36      79    35      81    37
RH            70 81 43 40   69 79 44 43   70 81 41 40   68 81 43 40
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30    20      20    20      10    20      20    20

$$

TXZ029-132200-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
345 AM CDT Sun Aug 13 2017

Date             Sun 08/13/17            Mon 08/14/17            Tue 08/15/17
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          67          87          67          88
Temp          67 66 74 81 84 82 74 71 69 67 76 84 87 84 75 71 69 67 77 85 88 85
Dewpt         66 66 68 70 70 70 69 68 66 65 67 68 66 67 67 66 64 64 66 67 66 66
Min/Max RH                   63          98          50          93          45
RH            97100 81 68 63 68 85 91 91 93 73 58 50 56 76 83 84 90 70 55 48 53
Wind Dir       E SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  4  4  4  6  8  6  6  5  4  8  8  9  8  6  6  8  6 10 11 12 10
Clouds        OV OV OV B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC B1
Clouds(%)    100 94 92 65 57 55 59 68 60 55 40 48 51 69 66 62 68 56 44 55 48 59
PoP 12hr                     10          60          30          40          30
QPF 12hr                      0        0.17        0.05        0.08           0
Rain SHWRS     S              L  L  L  L        C  C  C  C  C  C        C  C  S
TSTMS          S              L  L  L  L        C  C  C  C  C  C        C  C  S
Obvis         PF PF
LAL                     1     2     4     4     1     3     3     3     1     3
Haines                  2     2     2     3     3     2     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt              1700  2100  1800  1000  2200  5600  3000   400  5000  9700
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE     W    SW     S     S    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              9     9    11    10    10    18    13    13    19    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 08/16/17  Thu 08/17/17  Fri 08/18/17  Sat 08/19/17
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          67    90      67    90      67    89      66    88
Temp          72 67 87 87   72 67 87 87   72 67 86 86   71 66 85 85
Dewpt         66 64 64 63   63 64 65 63   64 63 65 64   63 62 64 61
Max/Min RH       90    41      90    42      87    45      90    42
RH            82 90 47 45   73 90 48 45   76 87 50 48   76 87 50 44
PWind Dir         S    SW       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC SC SC   SC FW FW SC   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         20    20      10    10      10    20      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 Index..........................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 of Measurable 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(feet 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).....................Pasquil 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
Dwpt................................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



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