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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
337 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

TXZ012-222200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
337 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

Date             Thu 02/22/18            Fri 02/23/18            Sat 02/24/18
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                 49          26          59          34          55
Temp             15 20 31 46 45 35 32 30 26 36 54 59 51 41 39 38 35 36 51 55 51
DewPt            15 20 25 26 26 27 26 22 21 20 22 24 30 35 36 34 25 17 13  9  5
Min/Max RH                   40          81          26          89          15
RH              100100 78 45 47 72 78 72 81 52 28 26 44 79 89 85 66 45 21 15 15
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  S  S SE SE  S  S SW  W  W NW  W
Wind Spd          4  5 12 13 14 11  9  8  6  4  6 13 16 14 14 14 13 21 21 18 13
Clouds           OV B2 B1 FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)        89 79 58 23 15 27 34 30 27 20 23 16 20 39 48 52 28  7 19 10  2
PoP 12HR                     20           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Frzg Drzl         O  O
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     5     5     3     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt           1  1  2  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  7  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  9 11  9
Vent Rate         2  4 15 38 43 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 81124 29 10  9  9  7 39279297162
T Wind Dir        S SE  S SW SW  S  S SW SW  W SW  S SE SE  S  S SW  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd        2  4 11 17 19 11 10  8  6  6 20 21 21 21 20 19 14 29 35 31 21
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO


Date               Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18
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       23    57      25    60      32    66      37    62
Temp          33   23 52 51 34   25 53 55 39   32 58 61 45   37 59 56
DewPt          2    4  9  7 10   10 13 11 16   23 31 24 25   23 24 22
Max/Min RH         43    14      52    15      70    22      56    22
RH            26   43 17 16 36   52 20 17 39   69 36 24 45   56 26 26
PWind Dir           W     W      NW     S       S     S      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW FW FW   CL CL FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-222200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
337 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

Date             Thu 02/22/18            Fri 02/23/18            Sat 02/24/18
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                 51          23          61          28          54
Temp             16 21 37 49 49 34 30 26 23 34 55 61 56 42 37 33 28 33 48 54 50
DewPt            16 19 24 23 22 20 20 18 18 19 22 23 20 23 21 20 15 13  8  1  1
Min/Max RH                   32          81          22          60          11
RH              100 92 59 36 34 56 68 73 81 55 27 23 24 47 53 58 58 44 20 11 13
Wind Dir          S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd          5  5 13 13 16  9  8  6  5  4 10 14 14 12 10 11 13 21 25 21 19
Clouds           B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW CL FW CL CL
Clouds(%)        69 53 26 15 10 13 16 19 19 17 17 13 12 14 23 31 15  4  8  4  1
PoP 12HR                      5           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt           1  1  3  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 10 10  7
Vent Rate         5  5 35121144 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 99161116 <1 <1 <1 <1105340280161
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  W  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd        5  5 14 25 27  8  6  6  6  6 25 26 24 10  8  8  9 34 39 32 26
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL EL


Date               Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18
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       21    55      22    60      30    66      34    62
Temp          29   21 50 51 30   22 51 56 37   30 60 63 42   34 58 57
DewPt         -2    3  8  6  7    7  9  9 14   20 27 18 18   19 20 18
Max/Min RH         45    14      52    13      66    17      54    19
RH            25   45 18 16 37   52 18 15 39   66 29 18 38   54 23 22
PWind Dir           W     W       W    SW       S    SW      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW FW FW   CL CL FW FW   FW FW SC FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ008-222200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
337 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

Date             Thu 02/22/18            Fri 02/23/18            Sat 02/24/18
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          28          59          38          54
Temp             18 22 30 43 44 36 34 31 28 34 51 59 53 43 40 40 38 40 50 54 51
DewPt            17 20 24 26 27 28 28 24 21 21 22 22 27 35 37 35 28 20 17 13 10
Min/Max RH                   46          78          24          86          18
RH               97 91 76 52 50 72 77 75 75 57 32 24 37 73 86 81 68 44 27 19 19
Wind Dir         SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  S SE SE SE  S  S SW  W NW NW NW
Wind Spd          3  3  9 10 12 10  8  5  5  4  4 10 13 13 13 12 12 19 20 18  9
Clouds           B2 B2 B1 FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)        87 83 61 24  9 18 31 35 34 16 13 18 19 41 46 57 35  9 22 14  2
PoP 12HR                     10           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     4     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     3
Mix Hgt           1  1  2  3  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  7  3 <1 <1 <1  1  1  9  4  4
Vent Rate         2  3 13 30 20 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 27133 49  8  8  7 13 15240 76 14
T Wind Dir       SE  E  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SE  S SW SW  W  W NW  W
T Wind Spd        2  3  9 13 13 12  8  5  3  3 10 21 21 18 18 14 14 16 31 20  4
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO


Date               Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18
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       24    57      27    61      35    67      39    63
Temp          32   24 51 54 34   27 52 58 42   35 58 63 46   39 58 60
DewPt          7    7 10  7 12   12 15 13 17   23 31 26 26   25 24 23
Max/Min RH         46    14      54    15      62    23      58    22
RH            34   46 19 15 38   54 23 17 36   61 36 24 45   58 27 24
PWind Dir          SW     W      NE     S       S     S      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW FW FW   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ008-222200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
337 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

Date             Thu 02/22/18            Fri 02/23/18            Sat 02/24/18
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          27          60          37          54
Temp             17 20 28 42 44 37 33 31 27 34 51 60 54 44 41 40 38 38 49 53 52
DewPt            16 19 24 26 26 27 26 23 20 20 21 22 27 35 36 35 26 19 16 13  9
Min/Max RH                   44          77          23          84          17
RH               96 98 83 53 48 67 76 73 75 57 31 23 35 71 84 81 63 46 27 19 18
Wind Dir         SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  S  S SE SE  S  S SW  W NW NW NW
Wind Spd          3  4 10 11 13 11  8  5  5  4  4 11 13 13 13 13 13 20 21 18 10
Clouds           OV B2 B1 FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)        88 82 59 23 10 16 25 31 31 17 12 17 18 39 43 54 32  8 20 13  2
PoP 12HR                     10           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     3
Mix Hgt           1  1  2  3  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  8  3 <1 <1  1  1  1  9  5  4
Vent Rate         2  3 14 39 21 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 30143 50  9  9 14 13 17243105 12
T Wind Dir       SE  E  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W NW  W
T Wind Spd        2  3 10 14 16 12  8  5  3  3 11 21 23 19 19 16 14 19 31 24  3
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO


Date               Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18
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       23    56      27    61      35    67      38    62
Temp          32   23 48 53 36   27 51 59 42   35 56 63 46   38 56 59
DewPt          6    6 10  7 11   12 14 13 17   23 30 26 25   24 24 22
Max/Min RH         47    14      53    15      64    22      57    22
RH            32   47 21 15 36   53 23 16 36   63 38 24 43   57 29 24
PWind Dir          SW     W      NW     S       S     S      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW FW FW   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ006-222200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
337 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

Date             Thu 02/22/18            Fri 02/23/18            Sat 02/24/18
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                 51          20          59          26          52
Temp             16 23 35 48 49 34 28 24 20 29 51 58 56 40 35 31 26 32 45 52 48
DewPt            14 17 22 22 20 18 16 14 15 17 17 18 21 26 26 23 18 15 14  5  3
Min/Max RH                   30          81          21          74          14
RH               91 79 59 36 32 51 59 68 81 60 27 21 25 57 71 72 70 49 28 14 15
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W SW  S  S  S SE  S SW SW  W NW NW  W
Wind Spd          5  8 14 16 17  9  8  5  5  5 11 14 14 12 11 10 12 18 20 16 13
Clouds           B2 B1 FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW SC FW CL
Clouds(%)        84 61 24 18 18  8 14 14 14 10  8  8 16 16 23 28 19 12 26 23  3
PoP 12HR                      5           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     2     4     5     5     4     3     3     2     4
Mix Hgt           1  1  2  4  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  6  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 13  8
Vent Rate         7  7 26 79 24 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 73131 16 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 31338128
T Wind Dir        S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW  S  S SE  S SW  W  W NW  W  W
T Wind Spd        8  8 14 25 19  8  5  4  4  3 23 26 18  8  8  3  3  8 17 29 17
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO


Date               Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18
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       17    53      20    59      27    64      29    58
Temp          26   17 46 49 27   20 50 56 35   27 56 60 38   29 52 54
DewPt          2    3  7  7  8    8 10  9 12   16 23 18 15   16 19 18
Max/Min RH         53    15      59    14      62    18      58    21
RH            36   53 20 18 43   59 19 15 38   62 26 19 38   58 27 24
PWind Dir           W     W      NE    SW      SW    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW SC FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

OKZ002-222200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
337 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

Date             Thu 02/22/18            Fri 02/23/18            Sat 02/24/18
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          21          56          31          51
Temp             11 16 28 42 44 34 29 26 21 28 46 56 50 36 36 35 31 33 45 51 47
DewPt            11 16 22 24 23 24 22 18 16 18 21 21 25 29 34 32 25 20 18 11  9
Min/Max RH                   41          84          26          91          19
RH              100 99 77 49 44 66 74 70 81 67 36 26 38 77 91 90 77 58 33 20 21
Wind Dir         SE  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  N  E SE SE SE SE  S SW  W NW NW NW
Wind Spd          4  5 13 13 13 11  8  5  4  4  6 11 13 13 12 11 10 16 23 20 11
Clouds           B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        84 80 53 29 17 10 15 18 17 20  8 12 28 48 52 57 40 21 36 10  6
PoP 12HR                     10           0           0          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     4     4     4     4     3     3     2     3
Mix Hgt           2  1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6  1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  4  5 <1
Vent Rate         9  6 18 40  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 10 94 17  5  5  2  7 24 81110  2
T Wind Dir        S SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W SE  S  E  E SE  E  N NW NW NW  W
T Wind Spd        6  6 13 18 11  9  6  4  3  1  5 19 19 10 10  3  8 13 26 25  4
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               Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18
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       20    53      23    59      31    66      31    57
Temp          26   20 46 48 29   23 51 55 38   31 57 62 42   31 52 54
DewPt          8    6  9  9 10   11 14 12 15   18 26 24 23   21 23 21
Max/Min RH         55    17      59    16      60    21      67    25
RH            45   55 22 20 43   59 22 18 38   59 29 23 46   66 32 27
PWind Dir           W     W       E     S       S    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC FW   FW CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

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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