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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
320 PM CDT WED JUL 22 2015

TXZ024-231115-
CAPROCK RAWS-BRISCOE TX
34.41N 101.05W ELEV. 2561 FT
320 PM CDT WED JUL 22 2015

DATE           07/22/15      THU 07/23/15            FRI 07/24/15            SAT
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      74          96          74          98          74
TEMP          94 93 84 81 78 76 83 91 95 93 85 81 79 76 84 92 97 95 85 81 79 76
DEWPT         64 62 65 64 64 64 65 64 61 62 63 64 64 63 64 65 60 62 61 62 62 63
MAX/MIN RH                   63          32          64          30          64
RH            37 36 51 55 60 63 53 40 32 36 48 56 60 64 51 41 30 34 45 53 56 64
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD      11 10  9  9  6 10 13  9 11 11  6  8  9 10 13 10 12 11  9  9  9 10
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC FW SC FW SC
CLOUDS(%)     34 39 33 34 26 30 17 34 45 44 42 40 29 36 23 32 28 30 20 28 23 26
POP 12HR                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  6     5     5     6     6     5     5     6     6     5
MIX HGT              7400   500 11000 12300  6700   300  9500 11200  6300   300
T WIND DIR              S    SW    SW     S     S    SW    SW     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             14    13    17    12     9     8    13    11     9     6
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           07/25 SUN 07/26/15 MON 07/27/15 TUE 07/28/15 WED 07/29/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            98      74      96      73      96      73      97      74      95
TEMP          92 95 81 76 91 93 80 75 91 93 80 75 91 94 81 76 90 92
DEWPT         63 61 61 62 61 58 61 60 60 59 59 59 58 55 56 58 58 57
MIN/MAX RH
RH            38 33 51 62 37 31 52 60 36 32 49 58 33 27 42 54 34 31
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       0       5       5       5      10

$$

TXZ026-231115-
CHILDRESS-CHILDRESS TX
34.43N 100.28W ELEV. 1952 FT
320 PM CDT WED JUL 22 2015

DATE           07/22/15      THU 07/23/15            FRI 07/24/15            SAT
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      74          99          74         100          74
TEMP          97 95 85 81 79 76 84 93 98 96 86 82 79 76 84 94 99 97 86 82 79 76
DEWPT         66 64 66 66 66 65 67 65 63 63 64 66 65 65 66 65 62 62 63 63 62 63
MAX/MIN RH                   67          32          68          30          64
RH            36 36 51 58 62 67 55 40 32 34 48 58 62 68 55 39 30 32 46 53 56 64
WIND DIR       S  S SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD      12 11  9  9  8  6 10  9 11 12  8  9  9  8 11 11 13 12 10  9  8  8
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     26 33 33 31 20 23 12 26 34 35 33 30 25 31 13 27 24 25 18 21 18 19
POP 12HR                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     6     6     6     5     5     6     6     5
MIX HGT              7000   500 10700 12000  7100   400  8500 10100  5400   300
T WIND DIR              S     S    SW     S     S     S    SW     S    SE     S
T WIND SPD             13    10    13    12    11     8    12    13    10     6
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           07/25 SUN 07/26/15 MON 07/27/15 TUE 07/28/15 WED 07/29/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN           101      75     101      75     101      75     100      76      98
TEMP          95 98 83 77 95 98 83 77 95 98 83 77 94 97 83 78 93 95
DEWPT         64 61 63 62 62 59 63 61 61 59 60 60 59 57 57 59 59 57
MIN/MAX RH
RH            36 30 51 60 34 28 51 58 33 29 46 56 31 27 41 51 32 28
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       0       0       5       5       5      10

$$

TXZ043-231115-
JAYTON RAWS-KENT TX
33.23N 100.57W ELEV. 1905 FT
320 PM CDT WED JUL 22 2015

DATE           07/22/15      THU 07/23/15            FRI 07/24/15            SAT
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      73          98          74          99          74
TEMP          96 94 84 80 78 75 83 92 97 95 85 81 79 76 84 93 98 96 86 82 79 76
DEWPT         64 62 64 63 65 66 68 65 62 61 64 64 64 65 67 64 61 59 61 61 63 64
MAX/MIN RH                   69          31          69          29          67
RH            35 35 48 53 61 69 59 40 32 33 50 56 60 69 57 39 30 29 44 50 59 67
WIND DIR       S  S SE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD      12 10  8  9  9  6 11  8 11  9  8  8 10  6 13  9 12 10  9  8  9  8
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC SC FW SC FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     51 51 40 30 20 35 22 32 36 32 30 29 23 33 17 25 26 27 14 19 15 20
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     5     6     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIX HGT              6900   500  9000 10700  5800   600  6800  8900  5400   300
T WIND DIR              S    SW    SW     S     S    SW     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             12    10    13    11    12    13    12    12    10     6
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           07/25 SUN 07/26/15 MON 07/27/15 TUE 07/28/15 WED 07/29/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            99      76      99      76      99      75      99      76      98
TEMP          93 96 83 78 94 96 83 78 94 96 82 77 93 96 83 78 93 95
DEWPT         64 60 60 64 62 58 61 62 61 57 57 61 59 54 55 59 59 55
MIN/MAX RH
RH            38 30 46 62 35 28 47 58 34 27 43 58 32 25 38 52 33 27
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ035-231115-
LUBBOCK-LUBBOCK TX
33.67N 101.82W ELEV. 3280 FT
320 PM CDT WED JUL 22 2015

DATE           07/22/15      THU 07/23/15            FRI 07/24/15            SAT
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      72          96          72          96          72
TEMP          93 91 83 79 77 74 82 90 95 93 83 79 77 74 82 90 95 93 83 79 77 74
DEWPT         62 62 63 63 62 63 65 64 60 61 61 63 62 62 64 63 59 60 61 61 62 62
MAX/MIN RH                   66          32          67          30          66
RH            36 37 50 56 59 66 56 42 32 36 47 57 60 67 55 41 30 33 47 54 60 66
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD      11 12  8  8  9  8 12  9 10 12  8  9 11 10 13 10 12 12  9 10 10  9
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC FW SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     38 47 48 52 44 42 39 44 46 47 48 48 44 45 14 40 37 38 20 30 25 23
POP 12HR                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  6     6     5     6     6     5     5     6     6     5
MIX HGT              6400   500  9800 10500  6800   500  7900  9900  5500   400
T WIND DIR              S     S    SW     S    SE     S     S     S    SE     S
T WIND SPD              9    10    14    11     8    10    12    10     9     9
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           07/25 SUN 07/26/15 MON 07/27/15 TUE 07/28/15 WED 07/29/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            95      73      95      73      95      72      95      72      94
TEMP          90 92 80 75 90 92 80 75 90 92 79 74 90 92 79 74 89 91
DEWPT         63 59 60 60 62 56 58 59 59 56 56 58 56 52 54 56 56 55
MIN/MAX RH
RH            41 33 51 60 39 30 48 58 35 30 45 57 32 26 42 53 33 30
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       0       0       5       5       5      10

$$

TXZ031-231115-
MATADOR RAWS-COTTLE TX
34.13N 100.42W ELEV. 1900 FT
320 PM CDT WED JUL 22 2015

DATE           07/22/15      THU 07/23/15            FRI 07/24/15            SAT
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      75         101          75         101          75
TEMP          99 97 86 82 80 77 85 95100 98 87 83 80 77 85 95100 98 87 83 80 77
DEWPT         65 62 65 65 65 65 66 64 62 62 63 65 64 64 65 64 61 62 62 62 62 63
MAX/MIN RH                   66          30          65          28          63
RH            34 33 49 55 59 66 53 37 30 32 46 56 59 65 51 36 28 31 43 50 55 63
WIND DIR       S  S SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD      13 11  9  9  9  8 12  9 11 11  8  9 10  8 13 11 13 11  9  9  9  8
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC FW SC FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC FW SC FW SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     30 34 31 31 22 26 14 29 27 33 32 31 24 32 14 27 24 26 19 21 16 20
POP 12HR                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     6     6     6     5     5     6     6     5
MIX HGT              7100   500 11100 12000  7000   600  8500 10100  5400   300
T WIND DIR              S     S    SW     S     S     S    SW     S    SE     S
T WIND SPD             13    12    16    12    12    12    13    13    10     8
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           07/25 SUN 07/26/15 MON 07/27/15 TUE 07/28/15 WED 07/29/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN           102      75     102      76     102      75     101      76      99
TEMP          96 99 83 77 96 99 84 78 96 99 83 77 95 98 83 78 94 96
DEWPT         63 60 63 62 63 59 63 61 61 59 59 60 59 56 56 58 59 57
MIN/MAX RH
RH            35 29 51 59 35 28 49 56 33 28 44 56 30 25 40 50 31 27
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       0       0       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ029-231115-
PLAINVIEW-HALE TX
34.18N 101.71W ELEV. 3372 FT
320 PM CDT WED JUL 22 2015

DATE           07/22/15      THU 07/23/15            FRI 07/24/15            SAT
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      70          93          70          93          70
TEMP          91 89 81 77 74 72 79 88 92 90 81 77 75 72 79 88 92 90 81 77 75 72
DEWPT         63 63 64 64 63 64 65 65 62 64 62 64 63 64 64 65 60 63 61 62 62 62
MAX/MIN RH                   73          37          76          34          72
RH            40 42 57 63 67 73 61 47 37 42 54 66 66 76 60 48 34 41 51 60 65 72
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD      11 10  8  8  6  6 12  9 11 10  6  8  9  8 12 10 11 11  9  9  9  8
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     31 44 37 41 35 37 22 43 52 45 45 46 33 39 28 34 32 35 22 30 28 24
POP 12HR                     10           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  6     6     5     6     6     6     5     6     6     5
MIX HGT              5700   300  9300  9900  5700   400  8100 10100  5500   300
T WIND DIR              S     S    SW     S     S     S    SW     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              8    11    16    11     8    10    13    10     9     9
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           07/25 SUN 07/26/15 MON 07/27/15 TUE 07/28/15 WED 07/29/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            94      71      93      71      93      70      94      71      92
TEMP          88 91 78 73 88 90 78 73 88 90 77 72 88 91 78 73 87 89
DEWPT         65 62 61 62 64 59 60 59 61 59 58 58 56 53 55 57 57 56
MIN/MAX RH
RH            47 38 57 68 45 35 54 63 40 34 52 61 34 28 46 57 36 33
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       0       5       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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