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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
258 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

TXZ024-191015-
CAPROCK RAWS-BRISCOE TX
34.41N 101.05W ELEV. 2561 FT
258 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

DATE           12/18/14      FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX TEMP                 38          46          33          55          37
TEMP          48 45 42 41 40 39 39 44 46 43 38 36 35 34 37 49 54 49 44 42 40 38
DEWPT         37 37 36 37 38 37 37 37 37 37 36 35 33 33 34 36 37 38 39 37 37 35
MAX/MIN RH                   93          72          96          52          92
RH            65 73 79 85 92 92 92 76 71 79 92 96 92 96 89 61 52 66 82 82 89 89
WIND DIR      NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD       4  4  5  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  6  9  6  6  5  4  4
CLOUDS        OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     91 86 96 98 99100 98 96 71 45 42 38 35 31 35 39 44 48 47 45 44 42
POP 12HR                     30          30          10           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.03           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
OBVIS                                           F  F  F
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  4  2  2  3  4
MIXING HGT     2  2  2  2  1  2  2  2  3  2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  2  2  2 <1 <1
T WIND DIR    NE  E  E  E SE SE  E SE  S  S SE  S SW SW  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD     3  5  8  8  8  5  5  6  6  6  9 10  9  6  9 11 16 16 16 11  4  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           12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN TEMP     58      36    64      38    52      32    56      37    62
TEMP          52 53 42   38 56 57 45   40 48 48 37   34 49 50 42   39 55 56
DEWPT         35 33 29   27 30 29 32   28 24 23 23   22 23 22 22   25 30 30
MIN/MAX RH       42      65    29      63    32      62    28      62    32
RH            52 46 60   64 37 34 60   62 39 37 56   61 36 33 44   57 38 37
PWIND DIR        SW       W    NW       N     N      NW     W       S    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
POP 12HR          5       0     5       5     5       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ026-191015-
CHILDRESS-CHILDRESS TX
34.43N 100.28W ELEV. 1952 FT
258 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

DATE           12/18/14      FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX TEMP                 40          46          33          54          37
TEMP          49 46 44 42 41 41 41 44 46 43 38 36 35 34 37 48 53 48 44 41 40 38
DEWPT         38 38 38 38 37 36 37 38 38 37 37 36 34 34 35 38 38 39 40 39 39 37
MAX/MIN RH                   89          74         100          56          98
RH            66 73 79 86 85 82 85 79 73 79 96100 96100 92 68 57 71 86 92 96 96
WIND DIR      NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD       4  4  4  5  4  4  4  3  1  1  2  3  3  3  4  8  9  6  6  6  4  4
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     95100 96 97 99100 97 94 76 57 51 44 38 31 32 33 34 35 40 44 49 53
POP 12HR                     20          30          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.03           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS
OBVIS                                           F  F  F
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         2  2  4  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  2  2  3
MIXING HGT     3  3  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  2  2 <1  1  1 <1  3  3  3  2 <1 <1 <1
T WIND DIR    NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S
T WIND SPD     5  6  6  9  6  5  5  6  6  4  5  9  8  6  9 12 14 14 14 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           12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN TEMP     58      37    64      39    55      32    57      37    61
TEMP          52 53 43   39 56 57 46   41 50 51 38   34 50 51 42   39 54 55
DEWPT         40 37 32   29 32 31 33   31 26 23 23   22 21 22 22   26 31 33
MIN/MAX RH       49      70    31      68    31      61    26      64    35
RH            63 54 65   67 40 37 60   67 39 33 54   61 31 32 44   59 41 43
PWIND DIR         S      SW    NW       N     N      NW     W       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   FW FW SC SC   SC B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
POP 12HR          5       5     5      10     5       5     0       5     5

$$

TXZ043-191015-
JAYTON RAWS-KENT TX
33.23N 100.57W ELEV. 1905 FT
258 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

DATE           12/18/14      FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX TEMP                 38          48          33          57          39
TEMP          56 53 46 43 41 40 40 45 48 44 38 36 35 34 37 50 56 51 46 44 42 40
DEWPT         37 38 38 38 38 36 38 40 39 39 38 36 35 34 37 40 40 39 41 40 41 39
MAX/MIN RH                   94          71         100          54          98
RH            49 57 73 82 89 85 92 82 71 82100100100100100 68 55 63 83 86 96 96
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE  S SW  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD       5  8  9  6  5  5  5  3  3  3  2  2  2  3  4  6  6  5  5  6  4  4
CLOUDS        B1 B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     66 59 90 96 99100 98 95 78 60 53 46 39 31 33 34 36 37 40 42 45 47
POP 12HR                     30          40          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.06           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
OBVIS                                           F  F  F
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         3  3  3  2  2  2  3  2  2  2  2  3  4  4  4  3  3  4  4  3  3  4
MIXING HGT     3  2  1  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  1 <1 <1  2  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T WIND DIR    NE NE NE  E  E NE  E  E  E SE SE  S SW SW  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
T WIND SPD     6 11 12 10  9  9  9  5  3  2  3  4  4  4  8 12 10  6  5  4  8  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           12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN TEMP     60      39    67      39    56      33    59      39    65
TEMP          54 55 45   41 59 60 46   41 51 52 39   35 51 53 44   41 57 59
DEWPT         41 37 32   29 33 32 33   32 28 25 24   24 27 27 28   28 36 33
MIN/MAX RH       47      65    29      69    32      66    31      68    35
RH            61 51 60   62 37 35 60   70 41 35 54   64 39 36 53   59 45 37
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     W      NW     N       W    SW       S    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
POP 12HR          5       0     5       5     5       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ035-191015-
LUBBOCK-LUBBOCK TX
33.67N 101.82W ELEV. 3280 FT
258 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

DATE           12/18/14      FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX TEMP                 36          50          31          56          34
TEMP          54 50 44 41 39 38 38 46 49 44 38 35 33 32 35 49 55 49 43 40 37 36
DEWPT         31 32 35 35 35 35 36 38 37 35 35 33 32 31 33 36 36 35 36 34 35 33
MAX/MIN RH                   96          63          95          49          91
RH            41 50 70 79 85 89 92 73 63 70 89 92 96 96 92 61 49 58 76 79 92 89
WIND DIR       N  E  E  E  E  E  E  S  S SE SE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  W
WIND SPD       3  4  6  6  4  3  3  4  4  3  3  4  4  4  5  9  9  6  5  5  5  4
CLOUDS        B1 SC B2 OV OV OV OV OV B1 FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     56 50 81 93 96 99 96 92 58 24 25 26 27 28 31 34 37 39 39 39 39 39
POP 12HR                     30          30           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.04           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS SC SC SC SC
OBVIS                     PF PF                PF PF PF
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         2  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  4  4  4  4  4  3  4  4  3  3  4  4
MIXING HGT     3  1 <1 <1  1  1  1  2  3  2  2  1  1  1  1  2  3  2  2  2  2  2
T WIND DIR    NW  E  E  E  E  E  E  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW
T WIND SPD     2  8 11 10  5  3  3  5  8  8  8 12 12 10 10 13 14 13 12 12 12 12
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           12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN TEMP     59      36    65      35    53      31    57      35    63
TEMP          52 53 42   38 57 58 43   37 48 48 37   33 49 51 41   37 55 56
DEWPT         31 29 27   27 31 30 30   28 25 23 24   22 25 23 24   24 31 28
MIN/MAX RH       34      66    29      68    33      67    29      65    30
RH            44 39 55   64 37 34 60   70 40 37 59   63 39 33 50   59 40 34
PWIND DIR         W       W    NW       N     N       W     W       S    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW   FW FW SC FW   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC FW
POP 12HR          5       0     0       5     5       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ031-191015-
MATADOR RAWS-COTTLE TX
34.13N 100.42W ELEV. 1900 FT
258 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

DATE           12/18/14      FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX TEMP                 41          47          34          55          38
TEMP          50 47 45 43 42 42 42 45 47 45 39 37 36 35 38 49 54 49 45 42 41 39
DEWPT         40 38 38 38 38 36 37 39 39 38 37 36 35 34 36 39 39 39 40 39 39 37
MAX/MIN RH                   85          73          96          56          96
RH            68 71 76 82 86 79 82 79 74 76 92 96 96 96 92 68 57 68 82 89 92 92
WIND DIR      NE NE NE  E  E  E NE  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD       4  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  1  2  2  3  3  3  4  8  9  6  6  6  4  4
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     95 95 96 97 99100 98 95 77 58 51 44 38 31 34 36 39 41 43 44 46 48
POP 12HR                     20          30          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.04           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS
OBVIS                                           F  F  F
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         2  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIXING HGT     3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  1 <1  2  3  3  3  1 <1 <1 <1
T WIND DIR    NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S
T WIND SPD     5  6  8  9  8  5  6  6  5  3  5  9  8  8 11 13 14 14 12 12 10 10
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           12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN TEMP     60      38    65      39    55      32    58      38    63
TEMP          54 54 44   40 57 58 46   41 50 51 38   34 50 52 43   40 56 57
DEWPT         40 37 32   29 32 31 33   31 26 24 24   22 24 23 24   26 32 34
MIN/MAX RH       48      67    30      67    31      62    28      61    34
RH            59 52 62   64 38 36 60   67 39 34 57   61 36 32 47   57 40 42
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    NW       N     N       W    SW       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
POP 12HR          5       0     5      10     5       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ029-191015-
PLAINVIEW-HALE TX
34.18N 101.71W ELEV. 3372 FT
258 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

DATE           12/18/14      FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX TEMP                 35          48          30          55          32
TEMP          49 46 42 39 37 36 37 44 47 43 37 34 32 31 34 47 54 48 42 38 35 34
DEWPT         35 34 34 34 35 35 35 37 37 35 35 33 32 30 32 34 34 34 35 33 34 30
MAX/MIN RH                   96          68          99          47          95
RH            58 63 73 82 92 96 92 76 68 73 92 96100 96 92 60 46 58 76 82 96 85
WIND DIR      NE  E  E  E  E SE SE  S  S SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  W
WIND SPD       3  4  6  5  4  4  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  5  6 10 10  6  8  5  5  4
CLOUDS        B2 B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     71 65 93 94 97100 97 93 61 28 29 28 28 28 31 34 37 40 40 39 39 38
POP 12HR                     30          30          10           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.04           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS SC SC SC SC
OBVIS                     PF PF                PF PF PF
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  4  4
MIXING HGT     2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  4  3 <1 <1  1 <1 <1  3  4  2  2  2  2  2
T WIND DIR     N  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S SE  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW
T WIND SPD     2  8 10  9  5  4  4  5  6  6 10 11 16  9 12 17 19 13 14 13 12 13
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           12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN TEMP     57      35    62      34    51      29    55      34    60
TEMP          50 51 41   37 54 55 41   36 46 47 35   31 47 49 40   36 53 54
DEWPT         31 29 26   26 30 29 30   27 24 23 23   21 24 22 22   25 29 28
MIN/MAX RH       36      67    31      69    34      70    30      67    31
RH            48 42 55   64 40 37 65   69 42 38 61   66 40 34 48   64 39 36
PWIND DIR         W       W    NW       N     N       W     W       S    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW   FW FW SC FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
POP 12HR          5       0     0       5     5       0     0       0     5

$$

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 SPD(MPH).......................20 FT. WIND SPEED
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...
       IS.............ISOLATED
       SC.............SCATTERED
       NM.............NUMEROUS
       O..............OCCASIONAL
       S..............SLIGHT CHANCE
       C..............CHANCE
       L..............LIKELY
       WD.............WIDESPREAD
       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
HAINES(CAT).........................HAINES INDEX
MIXING HGT(THOUSANDS OF FT AGL)........MIXING HEIGHT
     EXAMPLE: 6 = 6000 FEET; 12 = 12000 FEET; <1 = LESS THAN 1000 FEET
T WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).........TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION
T WIND SPD(MPH).....................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED
RFTI................................RED FLAG THREAT INDEX
     CATEGORY...
       HS............HISTORICALLY CRITICAL
       EX............EXTREMELY CRITICAL
       CH............CRITICAL - HIGH
       CL............CRITICAL - LOW
       EL............ELEVATED
       NO............NONE
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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