Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
Issued by NWS

Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
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 062059
PFWLUB

Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
259 PM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

TXZ024-071015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
259 PM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date           12/06/17      Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat
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                      26          40          25          56          35
Temp          50 41 34 31 29 26 29 37 40 34 30 28 27 25 31 49 56 48 42 39 37 35
Dewpt         15 13 12 11 11 14 15 15 12 11  9  9 10 13 21 20 18 18 16 15 15 16
Max/Min RH                   62          31          77          22          46
RH            25 32 39 43 47 58 56 40 31 38 41 44 49 59 66 31 22 30 35 37 40 46
Wind Dir      NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W  W NW NW  N  N NW NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd      11  6  5  6  8 10 10 11 13  6  4  6 10 11 12 13 16  8  9  9 11 11
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)     60 59 62 48 53 59 56 41 15 14 11 17 44 44 56 38 25 13 16 16  6  4
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     2     2     2     4     4     2
Mix Hgt               200  1900  5100  6200   100   200  4000  5800   100   100
T Wind Dir             NW    NW     N     N     W     W    NW    NW    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              6    12    21    16     6    10    18    19    10    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           12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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          62      34    67      38    62      37    60      39    65
Temp          56 51 40   34 59 56 44   38 56 52 42   37 55 52 43   39 59 55
Dewpt         13 15 16   18 14 18 15   20 18 22 23   24 24 27 23   25 25 27
Min/Max RH       14      51    14      48    19      61    27      57    23
RH            18 23 37   51 16 22 30   47 22 31 47   60 30 38 44   56 27 34
PWind Dir        NW      NW     W       W    NW      NW    NW       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-071015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
259 PM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date           12/06/17      Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat
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                      27          41          25          57          34
Temp          51 42 36 32 30 27 30 38 41 35 30 28 27 25 31 50 57 48 42 39 37 34
Dewpt         16 16 15 14 14 17 16 12 11 12 12 11 11 14 18 20 19 19 19 18 16 18
Max/Min RH                   65          29          70          22          51
RH            24 34 42 46 51 65 56 34 29 38 46 47 51 62 58 31 22 31 39 42 43 51
Wind Dir      NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W  W  W NW NW  N NW NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd      11  8  5  6  9 12 12 13 12  6  4  4  6  8 10 13 13  6  6  8  8 10
Clouds        B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)     81 80 61 45 53 55 56 40 15 10 11 11 34 45 56 34 21 11 15 15  7  4
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     2     2     2     2     3     2     4     4     2
Mix Hgt               100   200  5500  6700   100     0  4300  5700     0     0
T Wind Dir              N    NW     N    NW     W     W    NW    NW    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              6     9    18    12     4     6    12    14     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           12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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      33    66      37    62      36    60      38    66
Temp          56 51 39   33 58 55 43   37 56 52 41   36 54 51 43   38 60 56
Dewpt         15 16 20   18 16 18 17   18 18 22 25   24 23 27 25   25 27 28
Min/Max RH       15      53    15      46    19      61    25      61    23
RH            19 24 45   53 19 23 34   45 22 31 52   61 29 38 49   59 29 34
PWind Dir        NW      NW     W      SW     N      NW    NW       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-071015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
259 PM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date           12/06/17      Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat
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                      31          41          24          56          34
Temp          45 40 36 34 33 31 33 39 41 34 30 28 26 24 30 49 56 47 41 38 36 34
Dewpt         31 28 29 25 20 18 17 14 14 14 14 13 13 13 15 19 20 20 20 19 19 20
Max/Min RH                   77          33          64          24          56
RH            37 63 77 69 60 58 51 36 33 43 51 54 58 62 53 30 24 34 43 46 50 56
Wind Dir       N SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW  W NW  W  W
Wind Spd       4  3  4  5  5 10 13 12  8  5  4  4  6  8  9 11 13  5  5  6  6  8
Clouds        OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW CL FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)     91 84 83 87 82 79 78 69 52 33  8  3 17 17 39 34 31 11 11  8  6  3
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain           C
Snow           C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     3     3     2     2     2     3     2
Mix Hgt              1900   600  3800  4600   500   100  4500  6100   100   100
T Wind Dir              N     N     N    NW    SW     W    NW    NW     W    NW
T Wind Spd              8    10    21     9     5     9    12    16     8    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           12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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      33    65      37    63      36    62      38    67
Temp          56 51 39   33 58 54 43   37 57 52 42   36 56 53 43   38 60 56
Dewpt         14 16 19   20 17 20 22   25 17 22 26   25 24 27 27   27 29 29
Min/Max RH       15      57    16      61    18      64    24      66    24
RH            19 24 43   57 20 26 44   61 20 30 52   63 29 37 53   64 30 35
PWind Dir        NW       W    SW      SW    NW      NW    NW       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL   CL CL CL
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-071015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
259 PM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date           12/06/17      Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat
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                      26          39          22          54          31
Temp          45 38 33 30 28 26 28 36 39 32 28 26 24 22 28 47 54 45 39 36 34 31
Dewpt         19 18 18 15 14 14 14 11  9 11 11 11 11 13 17 18 17 17 17 17 16 18
Max/Min RH                   60          28          76          23          58
RH            33 43 54 53 55 59 54 35 28 40 49 53 57 67 63 31 23 32 41 46 48 57
Wind Dir      NE  E NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W NW NW  N  N NW NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd      10  8  5  6  8 10 13 13 12  9  5  6  8  9 12 14 17  9  9  8 10  9
Clouds        B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)     64 71 71 65 73 71 75 63 50 23  6  8 32 40 46 31 21 14 17 10  5  1
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain           S
Snow           S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     4     4     3
Mix Hgt               900   300  3900  5600   100   100  4100  6000   100   100
T Wind Dir             NE     N     N     N     W    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              9     6    19    14     5     9    13    20     9    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           12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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          62      29    63      33    61      33    61      35    64
Temp          55 49 36   29 55 51 39   33 55 50 39   33 55 51 40   35 57 53
Dewpt         14 13 16   16 14 14 18   20 16 20 22   23 23 24 23   26 24 25
Min/Max RH       14      58    15      58    18      66    24      69    22
RH            19 23 44   57 19 22 42   58 21 30 50   65 29 35 49   69 27 33
PWind Dir        NW       W     W      SW     N       N    NW       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL   CL CL FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-071015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
259 PM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date           12/06/17      Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat
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                      28          42          24          58          33
Temp          52 43 37 33 31 28 31 39 42 35 30 28 26 24 30 50 58 48 42 38 36 33
Dewpt         15 16 15 14 14 16 16 14 11 13 12 11 12 13 17 20 20 20 19 18 18 18
Max/Min RH                   62          28          69          23          54
RH            24 33 42 46 50 61 55 37 28 39 46 49 55 61 57 30 23 32 40 43 48 54
Wind Dir      NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd      10  6  5  5  6 10 11 12 12  6  4  5  6  8 10 12 13  6  6  6  8  9
Clouds        OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)     90 80 78 53 62 62 59 51 21 13 10  8 32 41 52 34 22 10 13 14  8  5
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     2     2     3     2     3     2     4     4     2
Mix Hgt               300   300  5400  6600   900   200  4400  5800   100   100
T Wind Dir              N    NW     N    NW     W     W    NW    NW     W    NW
T Wind Spd              6     8    17    14     5     6    16    14     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           12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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    67      38    64      37    62      38    68
Temp          57 52 40   33 59 56 44   38 58 53 43   37 56 53 43   38 61 57
Dewpt         14 17 20   19 16 19 18   20 18 23 26   25 24 27 25   26 27 29
Min/Max RH       14      55    14      47    18      62    25      62    23
RH            18 25 44   55 18 23 35   46 21 30 51   62 29 37 48   61 28 35
PWind Dir        NW       W     W      SW     N      NW    NW       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-071015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
259 PM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date           12/06/17      Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat
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                      23          38          21          53          29
Temp          46 37 31 28 26 23 26 35 38 31 27 25 23 21 27 46 53 44 37 34 32 29
Dewpt         15 14 14 13 12 14 15 12 10 11 11 11 10 13 19 19 18 17 16 17 16 17
Max/Min RH                   71          31          83          25          60
RH            28 38 49 53 56 67 63 39 31 42 51 56 57 70 71 34 25 34 42 49 52 60
Wind Dir      NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W NW NW NW  N  N NW NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd      11  6  5  5  6  9 11 12 13  6  4  5  8  9 10 14 17  8  8  6  8  8
Clouds        SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)     36 54 61 42 55 62 63 42 19 22  7 17 42 40 54 35 21 13 18 16  6  3
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     2     2     2     4     4     4
Mix Hgt               200  1000  5000  6000   100   200  4200  5900   100   100
T Wind Dir              N     N     N     N     W    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              6     9    20    17     6     9    17    21     9    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           12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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          60      28    63      32    59      31    58      33    63
Temp          53 48 35   28 55 51 39   32 53 48 37   31 52 48 38   33 56 52
Dewpt         13 14 17   17 15 15 16   18 18 21 22   22 24 25 22   24 24 25
Min/Max RH       15      63    15      56    21      71    28      69    23
RH            20 26 48   62 20 23 39   55 25 34 54   68 33 40 52   68 29 35
PWind Dir         N      NW     W       W     N      NW    NW       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

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.