Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
Issued by NWS

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
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 28
000
FOUS54 KLUB 240752
PFWLUB

Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
252 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

TXZ024-242215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
252 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

Date             Wed 05/24/17            Thu 05/25/17            Fri 05/26/17
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          56         100          64          95
Temp          50 49 64 77 84 86 70 63 59 58 77 92 99 96 80 76 70 64 74 85 94 93
Dewpt         40 39 41 41 38 39 44 44 44 48 46 40 33 36 38 40 39 41 48 44 33 32
Min/Max RH                   18          71          10          44          11
RH            68 70 43 27 20 20 39 50 57 68 33 16 10 12 22 27 33 43 40 24 12 12
Wind Dir       W  W  W  W  W SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W SW SW SW  W  W NW  W  W SW
Wind Spd       5  6  9 12 10  6  6  5  6  8  9 12 17 14 11 13 13 12 12 10 13 13
Clouds        CL FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)      5  7  4  2  3  1  5  6  7  2  3  6 12 25 17 16  8 15 12 14  2 10
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                  2     2     4     5     6     6     6     6     5     5
Mix Hgt              9200 11100  6500   100 18900 20000 10300   200  6400 16000
T Wind Dir              W     W     S    SW     W     W    SW     W    NW    SW
T Wind Spd             17    16     6     8    16    32    13    13    13    27
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date          Sat 05/27/17  Sun 05/28/17  Mon 05/29/17  Tue 05/30/17
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          63    90      59    81      56    81      59    79
Temp          71 63 85 87   65 59 75 78   62 57 77 79   63 60 72 77
Dewpt         39 41 40 37   52 52 48 45   47 48 47 45   49 52 51 50
Max/Min RH       44    15      80    29      74    28      78    36
RH            31 44 20 17   63 78 38 31   58 73 36 31   60 76 49 39
PWind Dir        SW     W       N    NE       E     E       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL FW FW   FW SC FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5     5       5     5       5    10      20    30

$$

TXZ026-242215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
252 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

Date             Wed 05/24/17            Thu 05/25/17            Fri 05/26/17
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          56         101          66          97
Temp          53 51 64 76 83 84 69 64 58 57 75 91 99 99 84 75 72 66 76 87 94 95
Dewpt         42 42 43 41 39 39 46 48 48 48 50 48 42 43 44 45 45 47 52 49 48 44
Min/Max RH                   19          74          13          51          17
RH            66 71 46 28 21 20 44 56 69 72 41 23 14 15 25 34 38 50 43 27 21 17
Wind Dir      NW NW NW  W  W  S SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  S SW  W  W NW NW  W SW
Wind Spd       5  4  5  9 10  5 10  9  8  9  9 10 14 14 11 11 13 11 12 10 11 12
Clouds        FW CL FW CL CL CL FW CL FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)      7  5  6  3  1  1  9  4 13  3  3  6  8 19 24 10  4 11 15 14  3 10
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                  2     2     3     4     6     6     6     6     5     4
Mix Hgt              8400 10100  5900   100  2100 18800  8500   100  2900 15100
T Wind Dir              W     W    SE    SE     S    SW    SW     W    NW     W
T Wind Spd              9    16    10     6     6    26    11     9     9    23
RFTI           0  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 NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sat 05/27/17  Sun 05/28/17  Mon 05/29/17  Tue 05/30/17
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          64    92      62    83      59    83      61    82
Temp          71 65 88 89   68 62 78 81   65 60 79 81   66 62 77 81
Dewpt         48 46 44 43   55 54 50 47   49 49 49 47   50 51 52 50
Max/Min RH       50    18      78    28      69    28      70    33
RH            44 50 22 20   63 75 37 30   56 67 35 30   56 67 42 34
PWind Dir         S     W       N    NE      NE     E       S    SW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5     5       5     5       5    10      20    20

$$

TXZ043-242215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
252 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

Date             Wed 05/24/17            Thu 05/25/17            Fri 05/26/17
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          61         102          69         100
Temp          53 50 66 77 84 85 73 68 64 62 78 94101 99 84 78 73 69 84 95 99 97
Dewpt         41 42 46 40 37 38 44 46 48 50 52 46 37 36 39 46 54 53 44 37 33 34
Min/Max RH                   18          65          10          60          10
RH            65 72 48 26 19 19 36 45 56 65 40 19 11 11 20 32 51 57 25 13 10 11
Wind Dir       W  W  W  W  W SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW
Wind Spd       4  4  5 10 10  8  6 11 10  9 14 13 17 14 12 13 13 11 12 11 13 13
Clouds        FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     10  8  4  3  2  3  4  3  5  5  7  6  7 24 11 10 12 11  7 11 16 15
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                  3     3     4     6     6     6     6     6     5     4
Mix Hgt              8300  9400  5700   200  3200 11700  7000   200  9700 15100
T Wind Dir              W     W    SW    SW    SW     W    SW    SW     W    SW
T Wind Spd             13    18    12    12    17    25    14    16    16    26
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  2
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL


Date          Sat 05/27/17  Sun 05/28/17  Mon 05/29/17  Tue 05/30/17
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    97      63    84      59    85      60    82
Temp          76 67 93 94   73 63 80 81   66 59 81 82   66 60 78 80
Dewpt         42 50 38 33   53 56 52 50   52 51 49 47   51 53 51 50
Max/Min RH       56    11      77    32      75    28      77    33
RH            30 56 15 12   50 77 39 34   62 74 34 30   58 77 39 35
PWind Dir        SW     W       N    NE       E     E      SE     E
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC FW   FW FW SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5    10       5    10       5    10      20    20

$$

TXZ035-242215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
252 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

Date             Wed 05/24/17            Thu 05/25/17            Fri 05/26/17
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                      85          60         100          65          96
Temp          50 48 65 77 84 84 73 68 64 61 81 97100 98 84 77 70 65 79 91 95 93
Dewpt         38 38 38 38 34 33 38 41 45 45 42 34 28 23 29 32 34 35 33 27 24 21
Min/Max RH                   15          58           7          33           7
RH            63 68 37 24 17 16 28 37 50 56 25 11  8  7 14 19 26 33 19 10  8  7
Wind Dir       W  W  W  W  W SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W NW  W  W SW
Wind Spd       4  4 11 13 12 11  9 12 11 11 14 18 20 21 14 13 13 11 13 16 18 19
Clouds        FW FW CL CL FW CL CL FW FW CL FW FW FW FW CL FW CL FW CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     11  9  5  4  7  2  2  7  9  2  7  7 10 24  3 11  5 12  5 16  5 11
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                  4     4     4     6     6     6     6     6     5     4
Mix Hgt              7900  9800  6200   200 12300 16700  9500   100 11600 14500
T Wind Dir              W     W    SW    SW     W     W    SW     W     W    SW
T Wind Spd             18    17    10    11    17    31    13    11    19    33
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  5  6  1  0  0  0  0  2  4  4
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CH CH EL NO NO NO NO EL CL CL


Date          Sat 05/27/17  Sun 05/28/17  Mon 05/29/17  Tue 05/30/17
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          62    94      59    82      56    82      58    80
Temp          72 62 88 91   67 59 77 81   64 56 77 79   64 59 75 78
Dewpt         29 33 30 20   50 51 48 45   47 47 45 42   48 51 51 48
Max/Min RH       33     7      78    27      72    24      77    33
RH            20 33 12  7   54 75 36 28   54 72 32 27   56 75 43 35
PWind Dir        SW     W       N    NE       E     E      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5     5       5     5       5    10      30    30

$$

TXZ031-242215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
252 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

Date             Wed 05/24/17            Thu 05/25/17            Fri 05/26/17
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          58         103          68          98
Temp          51 51 65 76 84 86 71 64 60 59 77 92101100 83 77 71 68 77 89 96 96
Dewpt         41 41 44 42 40 41 48 49 47 49 51 47 38 41 44 45 45 43 51 47 42 41
Min/Max RH                   19          71          11          43          14
RH            68 69 47 30 21 21 44 58 63 71 40 21 11 13 25 32 40 41 41 24 16 15
Wind Dir      NW  W  W  W  W SW SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW  W  W SW
Wind Spd       5  4  4  9  9  5  8  8  9  8  9 10 16 13 11 13 13 11 12 10 12 12
Clouds        FW CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)      7  5  5  3  2  1  9  3 11  2  4  6  8 25 23 10  3  9  9 13  3 11
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                  2     2     3     5     6     6     6     6     5     5
Mix Hgt              8900 10500  6100   200  3500 18300  8500   200  2700 16400
T Wind Dir              W     W     S     S    SW    SW    SW     W    NW     W
T Wind Spd             12    16     9     8     9    26    12    10    11    26
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sat 05/27/17  Sun 05/28/17  Mon 05/29/17  Tue 05/30/17
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          65    95      62    84      58    84      61    83
Temp          74 66 90 92   70 63 80 82   66 59 80 82   67 62 79 82
Dewpt         45 46 43 42   55 55 51 47   51 50 49 47   51 52 52 51
Max/Min RH       49    16      80    28      75    28      73    33
RH            36 49 20 18   59 74 37 29   58 72 34 29   57 71 39 35
PWind Dir        SW     W       N    NE      NE     E       S    SW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5     5       5     5       5    10      20    20

$$

TXZ029-242215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
252 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

Date             Wed 05/24/17            Thu 05/25/17            Fri 05/26/17
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                      83          55          97          61          93
Temp          48 47 63 74 81 82 68 62 59 56 78 93 96 94 78 72 67 61 74 87 91 91
Dewpt         38 38 40 39 36 35 40 40 42 44 43 36 31 27 33 33 33 34 40 32 25 24
Min/Max RH                   18          66           8          36           8
RH            68 71 43 28 20 18 36 44 53 64 29 14 10  9 19 24 28 36 29 14  9  9
Wind Dir      NW  W  W  W  W SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W NW  W  W SW
Wind Spd       4  5 10 13 11  9  8  9 10  8 13 14 18 17 11 12 13 10 12 13 16 16
Clouds        FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)      8  6  2  2  2  1  2  7  2  2  5  7 14 29  6 17  8 14  7 15  2 10
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                  4     4     4     6     6     6     6     6     5     4
Mix Hgt              8100 10000  6300   100 17000 18200 10300   100 10900 14700
T Wind Dir              W     W    SW    SW     W     W    SW     W    NW    SW
T Wind Spd             19    17    10    11    18    33    12    12    16    33
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  3  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  3
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL CL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL


Date          Sat 05/27/17  Sun 05/28/17  Mon 05/29/17  Tue 05/30/17
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          60    89      56    79      54    80      57    77
Temp          69 61 86 86   64 56 75 77   60 55 74 77   61 57 73 75
Dewpt         31 33 35 27   51 50 48 43   46 47 46 43   49 51 50 48
Max/Min RH       35    11      83    28      77    27      80    36
RH            24 35 16 12   63 80 38 30   60 74 37 30   65 80 44 38
PWind Dir        SW     W       N    NE       E     E       S    SE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW FW   FW SC FW FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5     5       5     5      10    10      30    30

$$

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.