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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
332 AM CDT WED JUN 3 2015

TXZ024-032315-
CAPROCK RAWS-BRISCOE TX
34.41N 101.05W ELEV. 2561 FT
332 AM CDT WED JUN 3 2015

DATE             WED 06/03/15            THU 06/04/15            FRI 06/05/15
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          91          65          91
TEMP          70 67 76 85 90 89 79 74 71 68 77 85 90 89 79 73 70 67 76 85 90 88
DEWPT         62 58 61 62 60 60 61 62 61 60 61 63 59 58 61 60 60 59 61 59 58 56
MIN/MAX RH                   35          76          34          75          33
RH            74 72 61 46 37 38 54 66 71 76 58 48 35 35 54 64 71 75 60 42 34 34
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8  8 12 13 16 16 12 11  8  6 11 13 17 16 11 11  6  6 10 10 13 11
CLOUDS        CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)      4  5  6  7  8  8 10 11 15 18 11 17 13 21 27 24 44 28 17 17 10 17
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     6     6     4
MIX HGT              2900  4700  3100   400  3300  4500
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             13    20    14     8    13    23
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          SAT 06/06/15 SUN 06/07/15 MON 06/08/15 TUE 06/09/15
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            64      88      65      88      67      87      67      89
TEMP          72 66 83 86 73 67 83 86 74 69 82 85 74 69 84 87
DEWPT         60 58 58 55 57 58 56 55 56 58 58 55 57 59 58 55
MAX/MIN RH
RH            66 75 43 35 57 73 40 35 53 68 45 36 55 70 41 34
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       0       5       5       5      10       5      10

$$

TXZ026-032315-
CHILDRESS-CHILDRESS TX
34.43N 100.28W ELEV. 1952 FT
332 AM CDT WED JUN 3 2015

DATE             WED 06/03/15            THU 06/04/15            FRI 06/05/15
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          68          91          66          91
TEMP          72 69 77 86 90 89 80 76 72 70 78 86 90 89 79 74 71 68 77 85 90 89
DEWPT         64 58 61 63 62 63 64 63 63 61 63 64 61 61 61 61 61 61 63 62 60 59
MIN/MAX RH                   39          73          38          78          37
RH            75 69 58 46 39 42 58 64 72 73 60 48 38 39 53 65 71 78 62 46 37 37
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10  9 13 13 17 17 12 12  8  9 12 13 17 16 11 10  6  6 10 10 13 11
CLOUDS        CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)      4  6  7  9  9 10 11 12 15 18 11 15 10 14  7 13 43 15 15 15 10 15
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     5     4     6     6     4
MIX HGT              3200  5000  3000   400  3700  4800
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             19    26    14    10    19    26
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          SAT 06/06/15 SUN 06/07/15 MON 06/08/15 TUE 06/09/15
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            66      89      67      92      69      91      69      92
TEMP          74 68 84 87 75 69 86 90 76 71 86 89 76 71 87 90
DEWPT         62 61 60 58 60 60 58 57 60 60 60 58 60 61 60 58
MAX/MIN RH
RH            66 78 44 37 60 73 39 33 58 69 43 35 58 70 40 34
PWIND DIR           S       S       S      SW       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       5       0       5       5       5      10

$$

TXZ043-032315-
JAYTON RAWS-KENT TX
33.23N 100.57W ELEV. 1905 FT
332 AM CDT WED JUN 3 2015

DATE             WED 06/03/15            THU 06/04/15            FRI 06/05/15
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          67          91          66          90
TEMP          72 69 77 85 90 89 80 75 72 69 77 85 90 89 79 74 71 68 76 84 89 88
DEWPT         63 56 60 62 61 62 63 63 63 60 62 63 61 59 61 62 62 62 64 62 61 57
MIN/MAX RH                   38          73          37          81          35
RH            74 63 56 46 38 41 56 66 73 73 60 48 38 37 54 66 73 81 66 48 39 35
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW  S  S SE
WIND SPD       8  8 13 13 14 14 11 11  6  6 11 12 13 13 10  9  5  5 10  8 11 11
CLOUDS        CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)      5  7 10 12 10  9  9 10 14 17 17 16 15 17 12 14 25 22 14 19 11 18
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                  5     5     4     5     5     4
MIX HGT              3300  4600  3000   400  3700  4900
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             18    23    13     6    18    24
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          SAT 06/06/15 SUN 06/07/15 MON 06/08/15 TUE 06/09/15
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            66      90      68      92      70      92      70      91
TEMP          74 68 85 88 75 70 87 90 77 72 87 90 77 72 86 89
DEWPT         61 61 59 56 60 60 57 53 60 60 59 54 59 60 59 55
MAX/MIN RH
RH            64 78 41 34 59 71 36 28 56 67 39 30 54 66 40 32
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ035-032315-
LUBBOCK-LUBBOCK TX
33.67N 101.82W ELEV. 3280 FT
332 AM CDT WED JUN 3 2015

DATE             WED 06/03/15            THU 06/04/15            FRI 06/05/15
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          90          64          88
TEMP          70 67 76 85 90 89 79 74 71 68 76 84 89 88 78 72 69 66 74 82 87 86
DEWPT         61 56 57 57 56 56 56 59 59 58 60 61 58 57 59 60 60 59 61 58 55 53
MIN/MAX RH                   32          70          34          78          32
RH            68 68 52 39 32 33 46 59 66 70 57 46 35 35 53 65 73 78 63 44 34 32
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD      11  9 11 12 14 16 13 13  9  9 12 13 16 16 12 12  9  8 11 10 13 13
CLOUDS        CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)      5  6  8  9 10 11 11 12 15 18 19 18 21 25 49 37 50 33 19 16 12 25
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     6     5     5     5     5
MIX HGT              2200 12000  8100   500  2600  5600
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             11    16    23    11    12    18
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          SAT 06/06/15 SUN 06/07/15 MON 06/08/15 TUE 06/09/15
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            63      87      64      88      66      89      66      89
TEMP          71 65 82 85 72 66 83 86 73 68 84 87 74 68 84 87
DEWPT         58 58 56 52 55 56 53 51 53 56 56 52 56 56 55 52
MAX/MIN RH
RH            63 78 41 32 55 69 36 30 49 65 39 30 54 66 37 30
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       5       5       5       5      10

$$

TXZ031-032315-
MATADOR RAWS-COTTLE TX
34.13N 100.42W ELEV. 1900 FT
332 AM CDT WED JUN 3 2015

DATE             WED 06/03/15            THU 06/04/15            FRI 06/05/15
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          67          93          67          92
TEMP          72 69 78 86 91 90 80 75 72 69 78 87 92 91 81 75 72 69 78 86 91 90
DEWPT         64 58 61 62 62 62 63 63 63 60 62 64 61 60 61 62 61 61 63 62 60 58
MIN/MAX RH                   38          73          35          76          35
RH            74 68 56 45 38 39 56 66 73 73 58 47 37 37 52 63 68 76 61 46 37 35
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10 10 13 13 17 17 13 13  8  8 12 13 17 16 12 11  8  6 11  9 12 11
CLOUDS        CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)      4  6  8 10  9  7  9 11 15 18 12 15 12 15 10 14 40 16 14 15 10 15
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     5     4     6     6     4
MIX HGT              3300  4700  3000   400  3600  4600
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             18    25    18    11    19    26
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          SAT 06/06/15 SUN 06/07/15 MON 06/08/15 TUE 06/09/15
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            66      90      67      92      69      92      70      92
TEMP          74 68 85 88 75 69 86 90 77 71 87 90 77 72 87 90
DEWPT         62 61 60 57 60 61 58 56 59 60 60 57 59 61 59 57
MAX/MIN RH
RH            66 78 43 35 60 75 39 32 54 68 40 33 54 70 39 33
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       5       0       5       5       5      10

$$

TXZ029-032315-
PLAINVIEW-HALE TX
34.18N 101.71W ELEV. 3372 FT
332 AM CDT WED JUN 3 2015

DATE             WED 06/03/15            THU 06/04/15            FRI 06/05/15
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                      90          64          90          63          87
TEMP          68 65 74 84 89 88 78 72 69 66 75 84 89 87 77 71 68 65 73 81 86 85
DEWPT         60 56 59 60 57 55 57 60 59 58 60 61 57 55 59 59 59 59 59 58 54 53
MIN/MAX RH                   33          74          33          81          32
RH            75 72 59 44 34 33 48 65 70 74 60 46 34 34 54 66 73 81 62 46 34 33
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD       9  9 12 12 14 14 13 13 10  9 12 13 17 16 11 12  9  6 12 10 13 12
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)      5  5  5  5  6  7  9 11 13 15 11 17 17 28 44 32 43 34 16 17 11 17
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     6     5     5     5     5
MIX HGT              2200 10200  6200   400  3200  7800
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S    SW     S
T WIND SPD             12    16    21    13    14    19
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          SAT 06/06/15 SUN 06/07/15 MON 06/08/15 TUE 06/09/15
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            62      86      62      86      65      86      65      87
TEMP          70 64 80 84 70 64 81 84 72 67 81 84 72 67 82 85
DEWPT         57 58 55 52 55 56 54 52 54 56 56 52 56 56 55 53
MAX/MIN RH
RH            63 81 42 33 59 75 39 33 53 68 42 33 57 68 40 33
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       0       5       5       5      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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