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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
316 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

TXZ012-232200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
316 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

Date             Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17            Wed 10/25/17
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 Temp                 68          40          62          38          75
Temp          47 47 56 66 66 59 50 45 44 41 49 58 62 55 47 42 40 39 52 69 75 67
DewPt         33 33 34 35 36 36 34 32 30 28 27 26 27 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 33 34
Min/Max RH                   30          65          25          76          21
RH            58 58 43 32 33 42 54 60 57 59 42 29 26 34 47 60 67 73 46 26 21 29
Wind Dir       W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  N  N NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW
Wind Spd       6  8 10 21 18 13  9  8  8  8 13 16 14  8  6  5  5  6 10 13 13 13
Clouds        FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)      6  0  1  1  8  6 16 22 27 17  5  3  1  1  1  3  1  2  0  2  1  7
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     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1 <1108 95  5 <1 <1  6 15 84120150 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 50 55 <1
T Wind Dir     W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  S
T Wind Spd     8  8  9 31 24 11  9  6 12 17 27 27 28  9  5  5  6  6  5 12 12  8
RFTI           0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17 Sun 10/29/17
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 Temp       48      70      33      51      31      60      35      66
Temp          54 48 68 59 41 33 48 46 34 31 55 53 39 36 61 58
DewPt         33 33 31 31 28 25 19 22 23 23 24 29 29 29 32 34
Max/Min RH         56      23      75      29      72      27      78      29
RH            45 56 25 34 59 72 31 38 64 72 30 39 67 75 33 40
PWind Dir          SW       N       N       N       W       W       W      SW
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL FW FW SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL
PoP 12HR            0       0      10      20       5       0       0       0
Rain                             S

$$

TXZ016-232200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
316 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

Date             Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17            Wed 10/25/17
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 Temp                 71          37          61          36          74
Temp          47 49 57 69 67 61 49 43 40 39 48 58 61 54 43 40 39 37 51 69 74 66
DewPt         32 32 35 35 37 38 37 34 32 29 29 28 30 31 31 31 31 31 32 33 33 33
Min/Max RH                   28          74          30          82          22
RH            56 51 43 28 33 43 64 71 73 67 47 33 30 41 62 70 73 81 48 27 22 30
Wind Dir       W NW  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NW NW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW
Wind Spd       6  9 10 17 17 12  9  8  6  6 10 12 10  5  5  4  5  5 10 13 13 13
Clouds        FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)      7  2  1  1  3  6  6 10 22 28 16  4  2  2  1  2  1  3  2  4  1  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     3     4     4     3     3     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1 <1 80 60  4 <1 <1 <1  3 60 99 83  3 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 45 60 <1
T Wind Dir     W NW  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W SW
T Wind Spd     8 10 11 23 17  9  8  8  6  6 23 20 17  5  5  4  5  6  5 11 13  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          Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17 Sun 10/29/17
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 Temp       47      71      32      50      30      60      34      67
Temp          51 48 69 60 40 32 47 45 34 31 55 53 38 35 63 60
DewPt         32 32 31 33 29 26 22 24 24 24 25 30 29 30 32 34
Max/Min RH         56      24      81      34      77      28      85      28
RH            48 54 25 36 64 78 37 43 66 74 31 41 70 82 32 38
PWind Dir          SW       N      NE       E       S       W       W      SW
Wind Char         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL
PoP 12HR            0       0      10      20       5       0       0       0
Rain                             S

$$

TXZ008-232200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
316 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

Date             Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17            Wed 10/25/17
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 Temp                 69          43          63          40          77
Temp          48 48 57 67 67 62 54 49 48 45 51 59 63 58 49 45 42 41 54 70 77 70
DewPt         34 34 34 35 36 34 31 29 28 26 25 23 24 24 26 27 29 30 32 33 33 34
Min/Max RH                   29          50          21          67          20
RH            58 57 41 30 32 35 41 45 46 47 35 25 22 27 39 50 59 66 43 25 20 26
Wind Dir       W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW
Wind Spd       4  5 10 19 17 11  6  5  6  8 13 17 14  6  5  4  5  5  9 12 12 12
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)      2  0  1  1  2 13 23 25 18 12  4  3  1  2  1  3  1  3  0  2  2  8
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              2     2     2     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  4  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1 <1108137  5 <1 <1  7 <1 60186179  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 50 54 <1
T Wind Dir     W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W SW  W  W  S
T Wind Spd     6  6 10 31 27 11  8  8 16 10 27 35 31 10  6  5  6  6  5 12 13  6
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          Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17 Sun 10/29/17
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 Temp       51      71      35      52      32      62      38      67
Temp          57 51 68 61 42 35 47 48 37 33 55 56 43 38 61 60
DewPt         34 33 31 30 27 23 18 19 21 23 23 27 28 29 33 34
Max/Min RH         51      23      64      27      68      24      70      28
RH            42 51 25 31 56 61 31 31 52 67 28 33 55 70 34 37
PWind Dir          SW       N       N       N       S       W      SW      SW
Wind Char         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0      10      20       0       0       0       0
Rain                             S

$$

TXZ008-232200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
316 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

Date             Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17            Wed 10/25/17
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 Temp                 68          41          62          39          76
Temp          49 49 57 66 66 61 52 48 47 43 49 57 62 57 48 44 41 40 52 69 76 69
DewPt         34 34 34 35 37 36 32 30 29 27 25 23 24 25 27 29 30 31 32 34 34 34
Min/Max RH                   31          55          23          72          22
RH            58 57 43 32 34 38 47 50 49 54 40 27 23 29 44 56 66 72 46 27 22 27
Wind Dir      SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  N  N NW  N NW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW
Wind Spd       5  6  9 18 17 11  6  5  6  8 13 17 14  6  5  4  5  6 10 12 13 13
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)      2  0  1  1  3 12 22 26 20 14  4  3  1  2  1  3  1  3  0  2  2  8
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              2     2     2     2     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  4  6 <1 <1 <1  1 <1  3  6  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1 <1108127  5 <1  4 13  5 58154176  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 50 59 <1
T Wind Dir     W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W SW  W  W  S
T Wind Spd     6  6  9 31 26 10  8  8 14 10 26 32 31  9  6  6  6  6  5 12 14  6
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          Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17 Sun 10/29/17
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 Temp       50      69      35      51      32      61      37      67
Temp          57 50 67 60 42 35 46 47 36 32 54 55 42 37 61 60
DewPt         34 33 31 31 27 24 19 20 21 23 24 28 28 29 33 33
Max/Min RH         53      24      66      29      69      26      72      29
RH            43 53 27 33 56 65 34 34 55 69 31 34 58 71 35 36
PWind Dir          SW       N       N       N       S       W      SW      SW
Wind Char         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL
PoP 12HR            0       0      10      20       0       0       0       0
Rain                             S
Snow                             S

$$

TXZ006-232200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
316 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

Date             Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17            Wed 10/25/17
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 Temp                 68          37          62          36          76
Temp          45 47 57 66 66 60 48 44 43 39 48 58 62 55 45 41 39 37 53 71 76 69
DewPt         32 31 32 33 35 36 33 31 29 27 26 24 26 27 27 28 29 30 31 33 33 34
Min/Max RH                   29          67          24          79          21
RH            60 55 38 29 32 41 55 60 57 61 42 27 25 33 50 60 67 76 43 25 21 27
Wind Dir      NW  N  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW
Wind Spd       8  9 12 20 17 11  6  6  6  8 13 14 12  6  5  5  5  6 11 16 16 16
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)      1  0  1  3  3 17 23 24 21 19  6  3  1  2  1  4  1  2  2  3  2 13
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              2     2     2     2     4     4     4     3     4     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1  6 84 77  4 <1 <1  6 <1 58120144 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 45 63 <1
T Wind Dir    NW NW  N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W  W  W  W SW  S
T Wind Spd     8 10 13 27 19  8  8  6 12  9 26 27 27  8  5  6  6  6  8 11 16 10
RFTI           0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17 Sun 10/29/17
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 Temp       45      67      32      51      29      61      33      67
Temp          53 45 65 57 38 32 47 47 33 29 56 53 38 33 62 59
DewPt         33 31 29 30 27 22 17 21 23 23 23 28 29 27 32 33
Max/Min RH         58      24      69      29      79      25      78      27
RH            47 58 26 35 64 66 30 36 66 78 27 38 68 78 32 37
PWind Dir          SW       N       N       W      SW      SW      SW      SW
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL FW SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL
PoP 12HR            0       0      10      20       0       0       0       0
Rain                             S
Snow                             S

$$

OKZ002-232200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
316 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

Date             Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17            Wed 10/25/17
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 Temp                 66          37          62          35          77
Temp          46 48 57 63 65 57 48 44 41 38 46 58 62 54 43 40 37 36 51 71 77 68
DewPt         32 32 34 34 32 30 29 29 27 25 24 23 23 23 25 26 27 28 30 32 34 35
Min/Max RH                   29          62          23          75          20
RH            59 54 42 33 29 36 48 54 57 59 42 27 23 30 49 57 67 72 44 24 21 29
Wind Dir      NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W SW SW  S
Wind Spd       5  9 14 19 18 12  8  8  9 11 17 19 17  8  8  6  6  6 10 13 13 13
Clouds        CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)      3  3  4  5  9 21 20 14  8  5  3  3  1  3  2  3  1  3  1  2  4  8
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              2     2     2     4     4     4     4     3     4     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  4  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1 19104150  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 35186187 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 41 45 <1
T Wind Dir     W NW  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W  W SW  S
T Wind Spd     6  9 21 29 28 10  6  8 10 11 26 35 32  9  6  6  6  6  5 10 11  8
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          Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17 Sun 10/29/17
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 Temp       47      67      31      51      29      62      33      67
Temp          55 47 64 54 37 31 47 45 33 29 56 52 39 34 61 57
DewPt         35 33 32 31 25 21 17 19 21 20 20 26 28 27 32 34
Max/Min RH         58      27      70      27      69      21      78      28
RH            48 58 30 41 61 67 30 35 60 69 24 36 63 75 33 41
PWind Dir          SW       N       N       N      NW      NW       W      SW
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0      10      10       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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