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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
418 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

TXZ012-232200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
418 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

Date             Tue 01/23/18            Wed 01/24/18            Thu 01/25/18
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                 53          22          58          30          62
Temp             25 28 45 51 43 31 28 24 22 28 50 58 48 38 36 32 30 35 55 62 53
DewPt             2  6  7  9 10 11 11 11 10 11 11 10 10 11 11 13 12 14 14 16 16
Min/Max RH                   17          62          15          49          16
RH               36 38 20 18 25 43 48 57 59 48 20 15 21 32 35 45 46 41 19 16 23
Wind Dir          N NW  E  S NE  E  E  S SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd          4  4  4  4  6  5  4  5  4  6 14 17 12 12 14 16 16 16 18 18 14
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)        11 15 12  8  9  4  1  1  1  2  2  2  2  3  2  1  1  4  5  5  7
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 21128 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 63 88 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 44 88  6
T Wind Dir        W  W SW SW  N NE NE NE SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd        3  1  8 18  6  5  4  2  1  3 20 25 12 12 16 16 16 14 25 25 13
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               Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18  Mon 01/29/18
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       34    63      26    51      23    55      29    63
Temp          41   34 57 52 34   26 47 43 29   23 48 48 34   29 56 56
DewPt         20   22 21 15 11   14 12  9  9   12 14 13 14   15 20 17
Max/Min RH         64    17      60    20      62    19      56    18
RH            42   61 24 23 38   60 24 24 42   62 25 24 43   55 24 21
PWind Dir           S     W       N     N      SE    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-232200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
418 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

Date             Tue 01/23/18            Wed 01/24/18            Thu 01/25/18
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                 54          20          56          27          60
Temp             19 23 44 52 45 30 24 22 20 27 49 56 49 35 31 30 27 33 52 60 53
DewPt             1  3  6  7  7  8  8  7  7  9 10  9  9 11 11 12 12 14 14 17 15
Min/Max RH                   15          58          15          53          18
RH               44 41 21 16 21 39 51 53 56 47 20 15 20 36 43 47 53 46 22 18 23
Wind Dir          N  W  S SW  N NE NE  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          3  4  5  6  4  4  4  4  5  6 14 18 12 12 13 13 12 13 16 16 12
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        10 12 10 10 11  5  1  1  0  1  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  3  3  4  3
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  5  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 86119  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 63 74  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 38 74  6
T Wind Dir       SW  W SW SW NW  N  N  N  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd        6  5 21 19  4  5  5  4  5  4 20 24 12 12 14 14 13 13 21 24 12
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               Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18  Mon 01/29/18
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       31    62      23    50      21    54      27    61
Temp          36   31 55 53 32   23 43 44 26   21 46 47 31   27 52 54
DewPt         18   21 20 11 10   12 12  9  9   12 13 12 13   15 19 16
Max/Min RH         65    16      62    20      68    19      63    18
RH            48   65 25 18 40   62 28 24 49   68 26 24 47   60 27 22
PWind Dir          SW    SW      NW     N       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-232200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
418 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

Date             Tue 01/23/18            Wed 01/24/18            Thu 01/25/18
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                 53          24          60          35          66
Temp             23 27 44 52 46 36 31 27 25 30 51 60 52 43 39 37 35 39 57 66 57
DewPt             6  9 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 13 12 11 10 12 11 13 13 15 15 17 15
Min/Max RH                   19          61          14          41          15
RH               48 45 26 20 26 39 50 56 61 49 21 14 18 28 31 37 40 37 19 15 19
Wind Dir          W NW  N NE NE  E  E SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd          4  4  4  4  5  4  4  3  4  5 12 16 11 11 12 13 13 14 17 18 14
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        11 13 11  7  7  4  1  1  1  1  1  3  5  6  6  5  2  3  5  4  3
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 18  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 27 95 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 36 96  6
T Wind Dir        W  W  E SE NE NE NW NW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd        3  2  8  2  6  4  3  3  4  4 14 24 11 11 13 14 13 14 27 27 13
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               Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18  Mon 01/29/18
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       39    64      28    52      24    56      31    64
Temp          44   39 58 55 37   28 45 44 30   24 47 49 36   31 56 57
DewPt         20   22 21 15 14   15 12 10 10   13 14 14 15   16 19 18
Max/Min RH         52    17      59    19      61    19      56    17
RH            37   50 24 20 39   59 26 24 42   61 27 24 42   53 23 21
PWind Dir           S     W       N     N      SE    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-232200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
418 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

Date             Tue 01/23/18            Wed 01/24/18            Thu 01/25/18
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                 53          24          59          34          65
Temp             23 27 44 51 46 36 31 26 24 28 48 59 52 43 40 37 35 37 55 65 58
DewPt             8 11 11 11 12 13 14 14 13 13 13 11 10 11 11 13 12 15 14 16 16
Min/Max RH                   19          62          15          42          15
RH               53 49 26 20 26 39 50 59 62 52 24 15 18 28 31 37 39 41 19 15 19
Wind Dir          W  W  N NE NE  E SE SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd          4  3  4  4  5  4  4  4  4  5 13 16 12 12 13 13 14 14 17 18 14
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        11 14 12  8  7  4  1  1  1  2  2  4  5  6  6  5  2  3  5  4  3
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 24 10  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 28104  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 35 96  6
T Wind Dir        W NW  E SE NE NE  N NW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd        2  2  9  2  6  4  3  3  4  4 16 26 11 11 13 14 13 14 26 27 13
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               Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18  Mon 01/29/18
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       39    63      28    51      24    55      31    63
Temp          46   39 56 55 38   28 43 44 30   24 45 50 37   31 53 57
DewPt         19   22 21 15 13   15 12 10 10   12 14 14 15   16 19 18
Max/Min RH         52    17      57    20      61    19      55    18
RH            35   50 25 20 37   56 28 24 42   61 28 24 40   52 26 22
PWind Dir           S     W       N     N      SE    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-232200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
418 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

Date             Tue 01/23/18            Wed 01/24/18            Thu 01/25/18
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                 50          18          56          25          63
Temp             25 27 42 48 40 29 24 19 18 25 48 56 46 34 30 27 25 31 55 63 52
DewPt             4  6  8  9 10 11 12 11 10 11 11 10 10 11 10 11 10 13 11 12 12
Min/Max RH                   19          70          16          55          13
RH               41 40 24 20 28 47 60 69 70 54 22 16 23 38 42 51 52 47 17 13 20
Wind Dir         NW  N NE  E  E  E  E SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd          4  3  4  4  5  5  4  4  5  6 16 18 12 11 13 13 13 14 19 20 16
Clouds           FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)        10  8  9  8  4  3  2  2  1  2  2  4  8  4  4  3  3  4  3  4  6
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              3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 29 25  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 42 68 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 20 81  7
T Wind Dir        N  N  E NE NE NE NW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd        3  4 10  5  4  4  2  3  5  6 24 31 12 13 14 13 14 16 23 31 14
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO
Fire Weather                                                            A  A


Date               Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18  Mon 01/29/18
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       29    60      21    49      18    53      25    61
Temp          36   29 55 49 28   21 43 39 23   18 46 44 30   25 54 53
DewPt         16   17 18 11 12   12 10  7 10   10 13 13 13   14 18 17
Max/Min RH         62    17      68    19      70    20      63    19
RH            43   59 23 22 50   68 25 26 56   70 25 28 48   61 25 24
PWind Dir          SW     W       N     N       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-232200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
418 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

Date             Tue 01/23/18            Wed 01/24/18            Thu 01/25/18
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          29          66
Temp             23 28 44 50 41 31 26 22 20 26 50 59 49 37 34 31 29 34 58 66 56
DewPt             9 10 13 14 14 15 15 14 13 14 14 13 11 12 11 13 12 15 14 15 14
Min/Max RH                   23          78          16          50          13
RH               55 46 28 23 33 52 63 72 74 60 23 16 21 35 37 48 48 45 17 14 19
Wind Dir         NW  W  N  N  N NW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd          5  4  4  5  5  4  3  4  4  6 13 16 11 10 12 12 12 14 19 21 17
Clouds           FW FW CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        10  9  4  6  5  3  1  1  1  2  2  2  2  3  4  7  3  2  5  5  1
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              3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 24 18  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 34 94 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 20 87 <1
T Wind Dir       NW  W NE  N NE  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd        5  4  6  3  2  3  5  5  5  6 19 29  9 10 11 11 11 13 23 33 13
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO
Fire Weather                                                            A  A


Date               Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18  Mon 01/29/18
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       35    61      23    51      21    55      27    64
Temp          42   35 56 49 30   23 45 40 25   21 46 46 32   27 56 55
DewPt         17   19 20 15 14   14 12  9 10   12 15 15 14   14 19 18
Max/Min RH         54    19      68    20      70    20      60    17
RH            36   52 24 25 52   68 26 27 52   67 28 28 47   57 23 23
PWind Dir          SW     W       N     N       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            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)...........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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