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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
403 AM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

TXZ024-012215-
CAPROCK RAWS-BRISCOE TX
34.41N 101.05W ELEV. 2561 FT
403 AM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

DATE             WED 07/01/15            THU 07/02/15            FRI 07/03/15
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                      93          70          92          70          88
TEMP             68 78 87 92 91 82 77 74 72 79 87 91 90 81 77 74 72 78 84 87 86
DEWPT            63 65 62 60 59 63 62 63 64 64 64 63 62 64 66 66 66 66 65 64 63
MIN/MAX RH                   33          75          38          81          46
RH               83 66 42 34 34 52 60 68 75 60 46 40 40 55 69 76 81 66 53 46 46
WIND DIR         SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD          9 13 13 12 12 10 11  9 11  9  9 10 11  8  4  4  4  4  6  9 10
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        10  9 14 22 12  7 25 46 48 51 54 57 59 61 62 65 68 62 56 58 61
POP 12HR                      0          10          20          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02        0.07        0.09
RAIN SHWRS                                S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                     S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     3     3     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  3     2     3     4     2     3     2     2     2     2
MIX HGT              8100  9400  6200  1100  8000  9100  7600   700  8400 10700
T WIND DIR             SW    SW     S    SW    SW     S     S     N     E     E
T WIND SPD             18    14    19    20    13    13     8     3     3     6
RFTI              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


DATE          SAT 07/04/15 SUN 07/05/15 MON 07/06/15 TUE 07/07/15
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            69      90      70      92      72      93      71      92
TEMP          75 71 85 88 77 72 87 90 78 74 88 91 78 73 87 90
DEWPT         64 64 63 61 62 64 64 62 63 65 64 61 63 63 64 61
MAX/MIN RH
RH            70 80 48 40 60 77 46 39 60 74 45 37 60 71 46 38
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30      10       5       5       5       5      20      20

$$

TXZ026-012215-
CHILDRESS-CHILDRESS TX
34.43N 100.28W ELEV. 1952 FT
403 AM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

DATE             WED 07/01/15            THU 07/02/15            FRI 07/03/15
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                      96          72          94          72          91
TEMP             72 81 90 95 94 84 79 77 74 81 89 93 92 83 79 76 74 80 86 90 89
DEWPT            66 67 65 63 62 64 64 66 65 65 65 64 63 64 66 67 67 67 66 65 63
MIN/MAX RH                   35          74          37          79          42
RH               81 63 43 35 35 51 59 69 74 57 45 38 38 53 64 73 79 65 51 44 43
WIND DIR         SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  W SW  S  S SE
WIND SPD          8 12 12 13 13 10 11 10 10 11 12 12 11  9  5  4  4  5  6  9 10
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)         7  9 13 23 15 15 16 47 52 53 54 53 52 59 66 67 69 64 59 60 61
POP 12HR                      0          10          20          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.08        0.09
RAIN SHWRS                                S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                     S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     4     5     4     5     3     2     2     2
MIX HGT              8000  8700  4400   800  5700  7000  4000   700  7800 10800
T WIND DIR             SW    SW     S    SW    SW     S    NE     N    SW     E
T WIND SPD             17    19    12    17    14    19     8     3     2     4
RFTI              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


DATE          SAT 07/04/15 SUN 07/05/15 MON 07/06/15 TUE 07/07/15
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      72      95      73      95      73      93
TEMP          77 72 88 91 79 74 90 93 80 75 90 93 80 75 88 91
DEWPT         65 65 64 62 64 66 65 61 64 66 65 60 62 65 65 61
MAX/MIN RH
RH            67 78 44 38 59 75 44 35 57 73 44 34 54 71 46 36
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30      20       5       5       5       5      20      20

$$

TXZ043-012215-
JAYTON RAWS-KENT TX
33.23N 100.57W ELEV. 1905 FT
403 AM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

DATE             WED 07/01/15            THU 07/02/15            FRI 07/03/15
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                      93          71          93          70          91
TEMP             71 79 88 92 91 82 78 75 73 80 88 92 91 82 77 74 72 79 86 90 89
DEWPT            66 67 66 65 63 65 65 65 65 64 64 63 62 63 65 65 65 65 64 63 61
MIN/MAX RH                   39          76          37          79          39
RH               84 67 49 41 41 56 64 71 76 58 45 38 38 54 66 74 79 63 49 41 39
WIND DIR         SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          8 12 12 13 13  8 13 10  9 11 13 12 11 10  8  5  4  5  8  9 10
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        13 15 12 10 12  7 17 20 34 37 39 45 51 53 54 60 65 61 57 55 53
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.03        0.03
RAIN SHWRS                                            S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  2     2     3     3     3     3     3     2     2     2
MIX HGT              5500  7100  4100  2600  4200  7400  4600  1500  7400  9100
T WIND DIR             SW     S     S    SW    SW     S     S     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             18    18    17    24    17    19    13    16    10     9
RFTI              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


DATE          SAT 07/04/15 SUN 07/05/15 MON 07/06/15 TUE 07/07/15
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            69      93      71      95      71      94      71      94
TEMP          76 71 88 91 78 73 89 93 78 73 89 92 78 73 89 92
DEWPT         62 65 62 60 63 67 64 60 65 66 64 60 63 66 63 58
MAX/MIN RH
RH            63 81 43 37 60 81 44 34 63 79 44 34 59 79 42 32
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      20       5       5       0       5      10       5

$$

TXZ035-012215-
LUBBOCK-LUBBOCK TX
33.67N 101.82W ELEV. 3280 FT
403 AM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

DATE             WED 07/01/15            THU 07/02/15            FRI 07/03/15
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                      92          69          92          69          88
TEMP             68 77 86 91 90 81 76 74 71 79 87 91 90 81 76 73 71 77 84 87 86
DEWPT            63 64 60 58 57 61 61 63 63 63 63 61 60 61 62 63 63 63 63 62 61
MIN/MAX RH                   32          77          36          77          43
RH               83 64 42 33 33 51 61 70 77 59 45 37 37 52 63 72 77 63 50 43 43
WIND DIR         SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD          8 12 10 12 12  9 12 10  9 10 10 12 13 11  9  6  5  5  8 11 12
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        16 10  9 11 15 10 19 30 46 48 49 52 55 59 62 62 62 58 53 55 57
POP 12HR                      0          10          20          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.05        0.05
RAIN SHWRS                                S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                                     S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  2     3     3     3     3     5     4     2     2     2
MIX HGT              7300  8300  4900  1500  3800  7000  5300  1800  7700 10400
T WIND DIR             SW    SW     S    SW    SW     S     S     S    SE     E
T WIND SPD             14    14    16    19    12    14    17    14     5     9
RFTI              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


DATE          SAT 07/04/15 SUN 07/05/15 MON 07/06/15 TUE 07/07/15
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            68      89      70      92      70      92      70      91
TEMP          74 70 84 87 76 72 87 90 77 72 87 90 77 72 86 89
DEWPT         61 62 62 60 61 64 63 59 63 65 63 59 62 62 62 59
MAX/MIN RH
RH            65 77 48 40 59 76 45 35 62 79 45 36 60 71 45 36
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      10       5       5       5       5      10      20

$$

TXZ031-012215-
MATADOR RAWS-COTTLE TX
34.13N 100.42W ELEV. 1900 FT
403 AM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

DATE             WED 07/01/15            THU 07/02/15            FRI 07/03/15
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                      96          72          94          71          91
TEMP             70 80 90 95 94 84 79 77 74 81 89 93 92 83 78 75 73 79 86 90 89
DEWPT            65 66 64 63 61 64 64 66 66 65 64 63 62 64 66 66 66 66 65 64 63
MIN/MAX RH                   35          76          36          79          42
RH               84 64 43 35 35 51 60 69 76 58 44 37 37 52 66 74 79 64 50 42 42
WIND DIR         SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          8 12 13 14 13  9 13 12 10 12 13 12 11  8  5  4  4  4  5  8 10
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)         8 11 11 22 15 17 16 36 48 51 53 53 52 58 64 66 69 63 58 58 58
POP 12HR                      0          10          20          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.07        0.09
RAIN SHWRS                                S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                     S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  2     3     3     4     4     5     3     2     2     2
MIX HGT              8000  8500  4000  1400  4800  7300  4200   500  8100 10700
T WIND DIR             SW    SW     S    SW    SW     S     E     E     S    SE
T WIND SPD             17    19    13    20    16    19     5     1     4     4
RFTI              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


DATE          SAT 07/04/15 SUN 07/05/15 MON 07/06/15 TUE 07/07/15
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            69      93      72      96      73      95      72      94
TEMP          76 71 88 91 79 74 91 94 80 75 90 93 79 74 89 92
DEWPT         64 65 63 62 64 66 65 61 64 66 65 61 63 66 65 60
MAX/MIN RH
RH            66 81 43 38 60 76 42 33 58 74 44 35 58 76 45 34
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           30      20       5       5       5       5      10      10

$$

TXZ029-012215-
PLAINVIEW-HALE TX
34.18N 101.71W ELEV. 3372 FT
403 AM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

DATE             WED 07/01/15            THU 07/02/15            FRI 07/03/15
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          66          89          67          86
TEMP             66 75 85 90 88 79 74 71 68 76 84 88 87 78 74 71 69 75 81 85 84
DEWPT            62 65 60 59 56 60 61 62 62 64 64 63 62 63 64 64 64 64 64 64 63
MIN/MAX RH                   34          82          42          85          49
RH               87 71 44 35 34 53 64 73 82 65 52 43 43 60 73 80 85 70 56 50 50
WIND DIR         SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SE  S SW  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD          9 14 13 11 12  8 11  8  8  8  9 10 11  9  6  4  4  4  6  9 10
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW CL FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        13  9 12 17 10  5 24 41 49 53 56 58 61 62 64 65 66 61 56 58 59
POP 12HR                      0          10          20          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.06        0.08        0.08
RAIN SHWRS                                S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                                     S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     3     3     4     4     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     4     2     2     2     2
MIX HGT              6900  8000  5100   900  6900  7600  5700   800  7700 10200
T WIND DIR             SW    SW     S    SW    SW     S    SE     S     E     E
T WIND SPD             17    16    11    18    12    12    16     4     3    10
RFTI              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


DATE          SAT 07/04/15 SUN 07/05/15 MON 07/06/15 TUE 07/07/15
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      87      69      90      70      90      69      89
TEMP          72 67 82 85 75 71 85 88 76 72 85 88 76 71 84 87
DEWPT         63 62 63 61 62 64 64 62 64 64 65 61 63 63 64 61
MAX/MIN RH
RH            73 84 52 45 63 79 50 41 65 77 51 41 65 76 51 41
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      10       5       5       5       5      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 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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