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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
351 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

TXZ012-172200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
351 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

Date             Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18            Fri 01/19/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 46          20          58          26          72
Temp             10 18 38 45 36 28 25 22 21 27 49 58 47 35 31 27 26 32 59 72 62
DewPt             0  4 10 13 11  8  8  9  8 11 11  9 11 14 14 16 15 18 19 15 16
Min/Max RH                   27          65          14          65          11
RH               63 53 31 27 35 42 48 57 56 50 21 14 23 41 49 63 62 56 21 11 16
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd          9 10 13 12  8  9 10  9  8  6 10 10  9  9  9 10 10 11 17 18 14
Clouds           CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)         1  6  5  0  4  2  2  3  0  2  1  0  2  1  4  4  4  3 11  4 14
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 34 42 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 14 20 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 14 32 <1
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        9 10 19 16  8  9 11 10  8  8 10  9  6  9  9 10  9 11 16 18  9
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       37    71      35    49      24    53      30    52
Temp          45   37 64 61 47   37 46 42 30   24 45 46 36   30 47 44
DewPt         21   20 23 21 22   20 18 17 14   12 11 11  9   12 14 15
Max/Min RH         52    16      52    29      60    18      47    22
RH            38   50 21 21 37   50 32 36 51   60 25 24 32   46 26 30
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW     W      NW     W      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0      10    10       5     0       0     5

$$

TXZ016-172200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
351 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

Date             Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18            Fri 01/19/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 44          17          57          25          73
Temp             11 18 37 44 36 24 20 19 18 25 48 57 47 34 28 26 25 35 61 73 64
DewPt             2  6 10 12 10  9  9  9  8 10 11 10 11 14 15 16 15 19 20 18 16
Min/Max RH                   28          74          15          68          12
RH               66 59 33 28 34 53 63 66 66 52 22 15 23 44 58 65 65 52 20 12 15
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  S SW SW  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          8 10 13 11  5  5  6  8  6  6  9 10  8  8  9 10  9 11 18 19 14
Clouds           CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)         0  6  4  1  3  1  2  2  0  1  1  0  2  0  3  2  4  3 10  4 14
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1
Vent Rate        <1  5 32 30 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 11 20 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 16 38 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW
T Wind Spd        8 11 18 13  6  6  8  8  6  8  8  9  6  9 11 11 10 12 18 21 10
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       36    69      32    48      23    53      28    52
Temp          44   36 63 60 43   33 44 41 27   23 46 47 33   28 46 46
DewPt         21   19 21 20 22   16 17 14 12   10 10 10  8   11 13 14
Max/Min RH         51    16      51    27      58    18      48    21
RH            40   51 20 22 44   49 33 33 53   58 23 23 35   48 26 28
PWind Dir           W    SW      SW    NW      NW     W       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0      10    10       5     0       0     5

$$

TXZ008-172200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
351 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

Date             Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18            Fri 01/19/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 48          22          58          30          71
Temp             14 22 39 48 40 29 26 25 22 27 48 58 51 39 35 32 30 36 58 71 61
DewPt            -2  3  9 12 11 10 10 11 11 12 11 10 11 15 16 17 16 19 19 18 17
Min/Max RH                   24          65          15          58          13
RH               47 42 28 23 30 43 49 56 62 53 22 15 20 36 46 54 55 51 22 13 18
Wind Dir          S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd          6  8 10 11  6  6  8  6  6  6  8  8  6  8  8  8  6  9 12 16 11
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)         2  1  3  0  7  0  2  2  0  1  1  0  2  1  2  2  4  3 11  4 11
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 30 42 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 12 20 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 13 28 <1
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       11 10 17 16  6  8 10 10  9  9  9 11  6  6  8  9  9 11 13 18  6
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       38    71      37    50      27    54      31    53
Temp          46   38 62 63 48   39 46 44 32   27 46 48 36   31 46 47
DewPt         23   22 25 24 23   21 20 17 16   15 12 12 12   14 15 17
Max/Min RH         52    18      51    29      58    18      49    23
RH            39   51 23 22 37   47 35 33 50   58 24 23 36   49 28 29
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW     W      NW     W      SW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC B1 SC   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0      10    10       5     0       0     5

$$

TXZ008-172200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
351 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

Date             Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18            Fri 01/19/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 47          21          57          29          70
Temp             15 20 37 47 40 30 27 24 21 25 45 57 51 39 35 32 29 35 56 70 64
DewPt            -1  3  9 12 11 10 10 10 10 12 11 10 11 14 15 17 16 19 19 17 17
Min/Max RH                   25          67          15          59          13
RH               50 48 31 25 30 42 48 55 61 57 25 15 20 35 44 55 57 52 23 13 16
Wind Dir          S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd          8  9 11 11  6  8  9  9  6  6  8  9  6  8  9  8  6  9 13 14 11
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)         2  2  3  0  7  1  2  2  1  1  1  0  2  1  2  2  5  3 11  4 12
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1
Vent Rate        <1  5 30 42 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 12 20 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 13 24 <1
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       10 10 17 16  6  8 10  9  8  9  9 11  5  8  9  9  9 11 14 18  6
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       38    71      36    49      27    53      31    52
Temp          48   38 62 65 50   38 44 45 34   27 44 48 37   31 45 47
DewPt         22   21 24 23 22   21 20 17 16   14 12 12 11   13 15 16
Max/Min RH         53    17      54    29      57    19      48    23
RH            36   51 24 21 34   50 38 33 47   57 27 23 33   48 29 29
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW     W      NW     W      SW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC B1 SC   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0      10    10       5     0       0     5

$$

TXZ006-172200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
351 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

Date             Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18            Fri 01/19/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 45          17          60          22          72
Temp             12 21 37 45 34 23 21 18 18 24 52 60 46 32 28 23 22 32 62 72 58
DewPt             6  8 12 13 13 13 14 12 11 13 11 10 11 14 14 14 14 16 18 16 17
Min/Max RH                   28          82          14          72          12
RH               74 58 35 27 42 65 75 78 73 63 19 14 25 47 56 69 71 52 18 12 20
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  S SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          8  6 11 10  5  5  6  5  5  4  9 10  8  8  8  6  8  9 12 13 10
Clouds           CL FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  8 11  1  1  1  4  4  2  2  2  0  3  1  5  6 10  4 13  7 16
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1  7 24 24 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 15 17 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  7 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        9 14 18 13  5  5  6  5  5  4 10 12  8  6  8  6  6  6 11 14  8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       32    68      31    47      21    52      25    50
Temp          40   32 61 57 42   33 43 38 26   21 45 44 31   25 44 42
DewPt         21   21 24 23 23   19 18 16 15   11 12 11 11   12 14 15
Max/Min RH         66    19      61    30      68    20      57    23
RH            46   63 24 27 47   57 36 40 63   65 25 26 42   57 29 33
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    NW      NW    SW       W     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC B1 SC   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0      20    20       5     0       0     5
Rain                              S  S
Snow                                 S

$$

OKZ002-172200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
351 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

Date             Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18            Fri 01/19/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 48          18          61          23          70
Temp             10 18 39 48 37 26 22 20 19 24 50 61 48 34 28 24 23 30 58 70 56
DewPt             0  7 11 13 13 13 13 13 12 13 14 12 12 16 15 15 13 17 20 21 20
Min/Max RH                   25          78          15          69          15
RH               63 60 31 24 37 57 68 75 73 61 24 15 23 48 59 68 65 59 23 15 24
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  S SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd          8  8 10  9  5  5  5  5  5  4  8  9  6  6  8  6  6  8 10 11  9
Clouds           CL CL FW CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         2  0 11  1  2  0  1  7  2  2  2  0  3  1  3  2  8  2 13  7 18
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 18 25 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 14 23 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 15 <1
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW  S SW SW  W  W  W SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd        9  9 13 11  5  6  5  5  5  4 10 10  6  8  6  8  6  6 10 11  6
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       30    69      32    46      23    52      26    49
Temp          35   30 60 60 42   35 42 39 27   23 44 43 31   26 43 41
DewPt         23   22 26 25 24   22 23 19 16   14 14 14 13   13 17 17
Max/Min RH         75    20      66    36      70    22      60    28
RH            61   72 27 26 48   59 47 44 64   68 29 29 47   57 34 37
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    NW      NW     W       W     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW SC   SC B1 B1 SC   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0      20    20      10     0       5     5
Rain                              S  S  S
Snow                                 S

$$

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)...........20ft Wind Direction
Wind Spd(MPH).......................20ft Wind Speed
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
       Snow Shwrs......Snow Showers
       Sleet..........Sleet
       Flurries.......Flurries
       Frzg Rain......Freezing Rain
       Frzg Drzl......Freezing Drizzle
     Coverage...
       IS.............Isolated
       SC.............Scattered
       NM.............Numerous
       O..............Occasional
       S..............Slight Chance
       C..............Chance
       L..............Likely
       WD.............Widespread
       D..............Definite
       AR.............Areas
       PA.............Patchy
LAL(CAT)............................Lightning Activity Level
Haines(CAT).........................Haines Index
Mix Hgt(Thousands of FT AGL)........Mixing Height
     Example: 6 = 6000 Feet; 12 = 12000 Feet; <1 = Less than 1000 Feet
Vent Rate(Thousands of KT-FT AGL)...Ventilation Rate
     Example: 12 = 12,000 Feet; 120 = 120,000 Feet; <1 = Less than than 100 Foot
T Wind Dir(8 Point Compass).........Transport Wind Direction
T Wind Spd(MPH).....................Transport Wind Speed
RFTI................................Red Flag Threat Index
     Category...
       HS............Historically Critical
       EX............Extremely Critical
       CH............Critical - High
       CL............Critical - Low
       EL............Elevated
       NO............None
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
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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