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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
309 PM CDT SUN JUL 26 2015

TXZ024-271015-
CAPROCK RAWS-BRISCOE TX
34.41N 101.05W ELEV. 2561 FT
309 PM CDT SUN JUL 26 2015

DATE           07/26/15      MON 07/27/15            TUE 07/28/15            WED
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          97          71          97          71
TEMP          97 95 85 80 78 75 82 91 96 94 83 79 76 73 81 91 96 94 83 78 76 73
DEWPT         62 60 63 64 64 64 66 63 63 63 62 61 61 62 62 62 60 58 58 58 59 59
MAX/MIN RH                   69          34          68          29          63
RH            32 32 48 58 62 69 58 40 34 36 49 54 60 68 53 38 30 30 44 50 56 63
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD      10 11  9  6  4  4  6 11 13 13 11  9  8  9 10 11 11 11 10  8  6  5
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     19 19 18 16 14 13 16 20 25 28 27 26 23 19 21 22 23 23 26 29 28 28
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  6     5     5     5     5     5     6     6     6     5
MIX HGT              6700   400  9200 10600  6300   400  9000 10500  6100   300
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S    SW     S     S    SW
T WIND SPD             16     6    13    17    21    10    13    10     8     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           07/29 THU 07/30/15 FRI 07/31/15 SAT 08/01/15 SUN 08/02/15
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      70      92      71      92      70      93      69      94
TEMP          89 91 77 72 87 89 77 73 87 89 77 72 88 90 76 71 88 91
DEWPT         59 59 62 64 61 60 63 63 60 61 63 63 61 58 58 62 59 56
MIN/MAX RH
RH            38 34 60 76 42 38 62 71 41 39 62 73 40 34 54 73 38 31
PWIND DIR           N      NE      NE      NE       E       E       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC
POP 12HR           20      20      10      10      20      10      10       5      10

$$

TXZ026-271015-
CHILDRESS-CHILDRESS TX
34.43N 100.28W ELEV. 1952 FT
309 PM CDT SUN JUL 26 2015

DATE           07/26/15      MON 07/27/15            TUE 07/28/15            WED
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          99          73         100          72
TEMP         100 98 87 83 80 77 84 93 98 96 85 81 78 75 84 94 99 97 85 80 77 74
DEWPT         63 61 63 65 65 65 68 65 64 63 62 62 62 63 64 64 62 59 58 58 59 61
MAX/MIN RH                   67          33          66          29          63
RH            30 30 45 55 60 66 59 40 33 34 46 53 58 66 51 37 30 29 40 47 53 63
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10 12 10  9  6  5  9 12 13 13 12 10  8  8  9 11 12 12 11  9  8  5
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     18 20 18 16 14 12 14 16 19 21 19 18 18 19 18 18 17 16 18 19 21 23
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIX HGT              6400   400  8200  9500  5600   400  7500  9300  5600   300
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE     S
T WIND SPD             16     6    14    19    16     9    14    13     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           07/29 THU 07/30/15 FRI 07/31/15 SAT 08/01/15 SUN 08/02/15
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            97      72      96      72      95      72      95      71      96
TEMP          91 94 79 74 90 93 79 74 90 92 79 74 90 92 78 73 90 93
DEWPT         62 60 61 65 61 59 64 64 61 60 63 65 62 60 62 64 61 58
MIN/MAX RH
RH            37 32 53 74 38 32 60 71 38 34 57 73 39 34 58 73 38 30
PWIND DIR           E       E      NE       E       E      SE      SE      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10      20      10      20      10      10       5      10

$$

TXZ043-271015-
JAYTON RAWS-KENT TX
33.23N 100.57W ELEV. 1905 FT
309 PM CDT SUN JUL 26 2015

DATE           07/26/15      MON 07/27/15            TUE 07/28/15            WED
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          98          73          99          74
TEMP          99 97 87 82 80 77 84 93 97 95 85 81 78 75 83 93 98 96 86 81 79 76
DEWPT         63 62 62 65 66 66 68 65 63 61 61 61 63 64 65 64 61 58 57 58 60 62
MAX/MIN RH                   69          32          68          28          62
RH            31 32 43 56 62 69 59 40 33 33 44 50 59 68 54 38 30 28 38 46 53 62
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10 10  9  6  4  4  6 10 12 11  9  8  5  5  8 10 10 10 10  9  8  6
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     19 20 20 19 19 18 20 21 23 25 25 25 26 27 27 27 27 27 25 22 23 25
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     5     6     5     5     5     5     5
MIX HGT              5600   400  8900 10100  5800   500  7300  9600  6000   300
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S    SE     S
T WIND SPD             10     6    14    14    14     9    16    13     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           07/29 THU 07/30/15 FRI 07/31/15 SAT 08/01/15 SUN 08/02/15
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            97      73      96      73      95      73      95      72      97
TEMP          92 94 80 75 91 93 80 75 90 92 80 75 90 92 79 74 91 94
DEWPT         60 58 58 59 59 57 59 63 59 58 62 64 62 59 62 63 60 56
MIN/MAX RH
RH            34 30 47 58 34 30 49 66 35 32 54 69 39 33 56 69 37 29
PWIND DIR           S      SE      NE      SE       E      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5      20      10      10       5       5

$$

TXZ035-271015-
LUBBOCK-LUBBOCK TX
33.67N 101.82W ELEV. 3280 FT
309 PM CDT SUN JUL 26 2015

DATE           07/26/15      MON 07/27/15            TUE 07/28/15            WED
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          95          71          95          69
TEMP          96 94 84 79 77 74 81 90 94 92 82 78 76 73 80 89 94 92 81 76 74 71
DEWPT         60 59 60 61 63 63 65 62 61 61 61 61 61 61 61 61 59 56 56 56 58 59
MAX/MIN RH                   70          34          67          30          65
RH            31 31 45 55 63 70 59 40 34 36 48 55 60 67 52 39 31 30 42 51 57 65
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD      11 12 11 10  8  6  9 12 13 13 12 10  8  8  9 11 11 11 10  8  6  5
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     25 21 20 18 16 14 19 25 31 35 31 27 26 25 28 30 31 31 29 27 29 30
POP 12HR                      5           0           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  6     4     5     6     6     5     5     6     6     5
MIX HGT              5900   300  8500 10100  5900   400  7600  9100  5300   300
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S    SE     S
T WIND SPD             10     8    12    14    12     9    13    11     8     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           07/29 THU 07/30/15 FRI 07/31/15 SAT 08/01/15 SUN 08/02/15
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            92      69      90      69      90      69      92      68      93
TEMP          87 89 76 71 85 87 75 71 85 87 76 71 87 89 75 70 87 90
DEWPT         58 57 57 60 58 58 59 61 58 58 61 61 57 57 60 60 57 54
MIN/MAX RH
RH            38 35 52 68 40 38 58 72 40 38 60 71 37 34 60 71 36 30
PWIND DIR          SE       E       E       E       E      SE       S      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10       5      20      10      10       5      10

$$

TXZ031-271015-
MATADOR RAWS-COTTLE TX
34.13N 100.42W ELEV. 1900 FT
309 PM CDT SUN JUL 26 2015

DATE           07/26/15      MON 07/27/15            TUE 07/28/15            WED
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          73         100          73
TEMP         101 99 88 83 80 77 85 95100 98 86 81 78 75 84 94 99 97 86 81 78 75
DEWPT         62 62 62 65 65 65 67 65 63 62 61 61 61 62 63 63 61 59 58 58 59 60
MAX/MIN RH                   67          31          64          28          60
RH            29 31 43 55 60 67 55 38 31 32 43 51 56 64 49 36 29 29 39 46 52 60
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      11 12 10  9  6  5  9 12 13 13 11  9  8  8  9 11 12 12 11  9  8  6
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     18 17 16 15 14 13 15 18 20 22 19 16 19 21 20 19 19 18 19 20 22 24
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     5     5     5     6     6     6     5
MIX HGT              6300   400  8600  9900  5700   500  7600  9500  5700   300
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE     S
T WIND SPD             14     8    14    17    20    11    16    13     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           07/29 THU 07/30/15 FRI 07/31/15 SAT 08/01/15 SUN 08/02/15
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      72      97      72      96      73      97      71      98
TEMP          92 95 80 74 91 94 79 74 90 93 80 75 91 94 79 73 92 95
DEWPT         60 59 60 64 60 58 63 63 61 60 64 64 62 59 62 64 61 57
MIN/MAX RH
RH            34 30 51 71 37 31 58 69 38 33 59 70 39 32 56 73 35 28
PWIND DIR           N       E      NE       E      SE      SE      SE      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      20      10      10       5      10

$$

TXZ029-271015-
PLAINVIEW-HALE TX
34.18N 101.71W ELEV. 3372 FT
309 PM CDT SUN JUL 26 2015

DATE           07/26/15      MON 07/27/15            TUE 07/28/15            WED
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                      69          93          69          94          67
TEMP          94 92 81 77 74 71 78 87 92 90 80 76 74 71 79 88 93 91 79 75 72 69
DEWPT         62 61 62 63 63 64 66 64 61 63 62 61 61 61 61 61 60 58 57 57 57 58
MAX/MIN RH                   78          36          72          32          69
RH            35 36 52 62 69 78 66 47 36 41 54 60 65 72 55 41 33 33 47 54 60 69
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD      10 11  9  6  4  4  6 10 13 13  9  6  5  6  9 11 12 11 10  8  5  4
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     18 21 19 18 16 15 20 26 32 37 31 24 22 20 21 23 25 27 27 27 28 30
POP 12HR                      5           0           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  6     5     5     6     6     5     5     6     6     6
MIX HGT              5700   400  8400  9900  5400   400  8000  9300  5400   200
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S    SW     S    SE    SW
T WIND SPD             11     9    13    16    12    10    14    10     8     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           07/29 THU 07/30/15 FRI 07/31/15 SAT 08/01/15 SUN 08/02/15
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            90      67      89      67      89      67      90      67      92
TEMP          85 87 74 69 84 86 74 69 84 86 74 69 85 87 74 69 86 89
DEWPT         59 59 60 62 60 59 60 62 59 59 61 61 59 57 59 60 57 55
MIN/MAX RH
RH            42 39 61 78 44 40 62 77 43 41 65 77 41 37 59 73 38 32
PWIND DIR           E       E       E       E       E      SE       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC
POP 12HR           20      20      10      10      20      10      10       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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