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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
302 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

TXZ024-091045-
CAPROCK RAWS-BRISCOE TX
34.41N 101.05W ELEV. 2561 FT
302 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE           12/08/16      FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16            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                      20          43          27          60          42
TEMP          30 27 25 24 23 22 24 37 42 38 34 33 31 30 33 52 59 55 50 47 45 44
DEWPT         10 13 10 10 12 13 14 19 22 26 26 27 27 27 30 33 34 38 37 38 35 33
MAX/MIN RH                   62          41          88          40          71
RH            42 55 53 54 62 68 65 48 45 61 71 77 84 88 88 48 39 52 61 71 68 65
WIND DIR      NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD       5  4  5  6  6  6 11 13 13 10  9  9  9  9 11 13 16 12 13 13 12 13
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC FW FW SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     64 52 36 20 24 29 41 53 33 13  7 14 20 25 29 15 11 15 10 22 11 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                  2     3     3     2     2     3     3     5     4     4
MIX HGT              2600  2200  2500  2900   200   200   900  1700   100   100
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SW     W
T WIND SPD              8    11    18    19     8     5    12    16    11    11
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           12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16
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          66      33    54      36    48      23    40      26    45
TEMP          58 57 40   35 48 49 40   37 43 41 29   24 35 36 30   27 41 43
DEWPT         33 33 30   25 23 29 34   32 26 23 19   16 13 17 15   15 20 25
MIN/MAX RH       33      69    36      91    43      64    35      69    38
RH            38 41 67   67 37 46 78   82 51 47 67   73 40 46 53   60 42 49
PWIND DIR         W      NW    SW      SW    NW       N    SE      SE     S
WIND CHAR       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       5     5       5    10

$$

TXZ026-091045-
CHILDRESS-CHILDRESS TX
34.43N 100.28W ELEV. 1952 FT
302 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE           12/08/16      FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16            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                      20          41          27          57          39
TEMP          32 29 26 24 23 22 24 36 40 37 33 32 31 29 33 50 56 52 47 44 43 41
DEWPT         10 11 12 11  9 10 10 12 15 19 21 22 23 24 27 30 32 36 37 37 35 34
MAX/MIN RH                   59          32          78          41          79
RH            39 46 55 57 54 59 54 36 36 48 61 66 72 81 78 46 40 54 68 76 73 76
WIND DIR      NE NE  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW
WIND SPD       6  4  4  5  5  5 10 12 13 10  9  9  9 10 13 14 17 12 11 11  8  9
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC FW FW SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     64 53 37 21 24 27 41 54 36 18  6  9 13 18 37 13 16 14 11 21 11 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                  2     2     2     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
MIX HGT              2300  2000  2400  2700   800   100  1400  1700     0     0
T WIND DIR              E    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SW
T WIND SPD              4     9    17    20     9     9    18    19     9     5
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           12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16
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          65      33    52      34    49      24    38      26    44
TEMP          57 56 40   35 47 47 38   35 44 42 29   25 34 35 30   27 40 43
DEWPT         33 34 31   26 24 29 32   31 27 23 20   17 12 15 15   15 18 25
MIN/MAX RH       33      66    37      79    40      60    34      66    38
RH            40 43 70   69 40 49 79   85 51 46 69   71 39 43 53   60 41 49
PWIND DIR         W      NW     S       S    NW       N    NE       E    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ043-091045-
JAYTON RAWS-KENT TX
33.23N 100.57W ELEV. 1905 FT
302 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE           12/08/16      FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16            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                      20          42          26          56          38
TEMP          33 29 26 24 23 22 24 37 41 37 33 31 30 28 32 49 55 51 46 44 42 40
DEWPT         16 16 15 15 14 14 14 14 19 23 23 24 25 25 27 32 35 38 38 38 38 38
MAX/MIN RH                   64          35          78          48          86
RH            49 58 62 67 68 70 64 39 41 56 66 74 82 88 81 51 47 61 73 80 85 91
WIND DIR      NE NE  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD       8  4  4  3  4  4  6  9 10  8  6  6  6  8 11 13 14 11 11 12 12 11
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     69 53 37 21 23 25 37 49 35 20  5  8 15 10 20 17 15 15  4 15  6 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                  3     3     2     3     3     3     4     5     5     4
MIX HGT              2900  1900  2300  2700  1000   300  1600  2000   200   200
T WIND DIR              E    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S    SW    SW
T WIND SPD              6     5    12    16     9     6    14    18    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           12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16
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          66      35    54      38    54      26    43      27    48
TEMP          58 57 42   37 49 49 42   39 48 47 32   27 38 38 32   29 43 45
DEWPT         35 37 34   30 29 33 37   36 33 28 25   21 17 20 19   18 23 30
MIN/MAX RH       36      69    39      84    46      63    33      73    45
RH            42 47 72   76 46 54 82   88 56 47 74   77 43 48 60   63 46 56
PWIND DIR        SW      NW     E       S    NW       N    NE       E    SE
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 SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       5     0      10    10

$$

TXZ035-091045-
LUBBOCK-LUBBOCK TX
33.67N 101.82W ELEV. 3280 FT
302 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE           12/08/16      FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16            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                      20          42          27          59          39
TEMP          30 27 25 24 23 22 24 37 41 38 34 33 31 29 33 51 58 53 47 45 43 41
DEWPT         14 12 14 15 16 16 18 22 24 26 26 26 27 27 29 33 34 35 37 36 33 33
MAX/MIN RH                   77          48          85          40          73
RH            51 53 62 68 74 77 77 54 50 62 72 75 85 92 85 50 40 50 68 70 67 73
WIND DIR       E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD       5  5  6  6  6  6 10 13 13 11  9  9  9  9 11 13 16 12 12 12 10 11
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC FW SC SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW
CLOUDS(%)     67 54 39 23 32 40 47 54 36 19 14 20 25 25 23 16  7 12  7 19  5 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                  2     2     2     4     4     4     4     5     4     4
MIX HGT              2300  1600  2200  2500   200   200  1100  1300   100   100
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S    SW    SW    SW    SW     W
T WIND SPD              9    11    16    16     9     9    11    14    11    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           12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16
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          64      33    55      37    53      23    43      25    48
TEMP          56 56 40   35 49 50 41   38 47 45 30   25 37 38 30   27 42 45
DEWPT         32 32 31   28 26 31 35   33 28 24 21   18 17 17 18   17 23 27
MIN/MAX RH       31      72    35      82    41      68    33      71    39
RH            40 40 70   75 40 48 79   82 47 43 69   74 44 42 60   65 46 49
PWIND DIR         W      NW    SE      SW    NW      NE    SE      SE     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 SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ031-091045-
MATADOR RAWS-COTTLE TX
34.13N 100.42W ELEV. 1900 FT
302 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE           12/08/16      FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16            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                      20          42          26          59          38
TEMP          33 29 26 24 23 22 24 37 41 37 33 32 30 29 32 51 58 53 47 44 42 40
DEWPT         13 14 12 13 11 11 12 14 18 22 23 24 25 26 29 33 35 38 38 39 37 35
MAX/MIN RH                   60          33          84          44          81
RH            43 53 56 62 59 61 58 38 39 53 66 73 81 88 88 49 41 57 71 81 80 81
WIND DIR      NE NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD       6  4  4  4  4  5  9 12 13 11  8  9  9  9 12 14 17 12 12 12  9 10
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC FW FW SC SC B1 SC FW CL FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     65 52 37 21 23 26 39 53 35 18  5  8 13 17 33 12 15 13 12 19 10 13
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     2     2     2     3     4     5     4     4
MIX HGT              3000  2200  2400  2800   800   300  1500  1800   100   100
T WIND DIR              E    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SW
T WIND SPD              5     9    17    19     9     9    18    20    11     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           12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16
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          68      33    54      36    51      24    40      26    45
TEMP          59 58 41   35 48 49 40   37 46 44 30   25 36 36 30   27 41 43
DEWPT         34 35 32   28 25 30 34   33 29 25 21   18 14 18 17   16 20 27
MIN/MAX RH       32      69    37      85    42      63    34      69    41
RH            39 42 70   75 40 48 79   85 51 47 69   74 40 46 58   63 42 53
PWIND DIR         W      NW     S       S    NW       N    NE       E    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       5     5      10    10

$$

TXZ029-091045-
PLAINVIEW-HALE TX
34.18N 101.71W ELEV. 3372 FT
302 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE           12/08/16      FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16            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                      19          43          27          59          38
TEMP          28 26 23 23 22 21 23 37 42 38 34 33 31 29 33 51 58 53 47 44 42 40
DEWPT         12 12 12 13 14 15 17 23 26 27 27 27 27 27 30 34 34 35 36 36 33 33
MAX/MIN RH                   77          52          92          42          73
RH            50 55 62 65 71 77 77 56 53 64 75 78 85 92 89 52 40 50 65 73 70 76
WIND DIR       E  E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD       4  4  4  5  6  6 10 13 13 11 10  9  9  9 12 13 16 12 12 12 10 12
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC FW SC SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     65 52 37 21 30 38 46 54 34 13 10 21 26 32 22 16  6 12  7 21  8 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                  2     3     3     2     3     4     4     5     4     4
MIX HGT              2300  1500  2000  2400   200   200   900  1700   100   100
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SW     S    SW    SW    SW    SW     W
T WIND SPD             10    11    19    19    11    12    13    18    11    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           12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16
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          63      30    54      35    49      22    41      25    47
TEMP          55 54 38   32 48 49 39   36 44 42 28   24 36 36 30   27 42 44
DEWPT         32 32 30   25 25 29 34   31 26 22 19   16 15 17 17   17 22 27
MIN/MAX RH       33      78    36      89    44      68    34      75    39
RH            41 43 73   75 40 46 82   82 49 44 68   71 42 45 58   65 44 51
PWIND DIR         W      NW     S      SW    NW      NE     W      SE     S
WIND CHAR       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC FW   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       5     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 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



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