Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36
000
FOUS54 KLUB 290916
PFWLUB

Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
416 AM CDT Mon May 29 2017

TXZ024-292215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
416 AM CDT Mon May 29 2017

Date             Mon 05/29/17            Tue 05/30/17            Wed 05/31/17
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                      85          58          86          60          83
Temp             54 71 80 84 82 69 63 61 59 72 81 86 83 71 66 63 61 75 82 83 80
Dewpt            46 48 48 45 40 44 44 47 49 53 49 46 45 50 51 55 57 59 55 56 56
Min/Max RH                   23          75          24          84          38
RH               73 44 33 26 22 40 50 60 69 50 33 25 26 47 58 76 86 58 41 40 44
Wind Dir         SW SW  E  E SE SE  S  S SW SW SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE  S
Wind Spd          2  4  4  5  9  5  6  5  4  4  6 10 10  8  6  6  4  5  9 11 11
Clouds           CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)         3  4  2  6  8 13 28 32 43 35 37 29 48 43 47 52 54 46 59 67 78
PoP 12hr                      0           5           5          10          40
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.07
Rain SHWRS                                                        C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                             C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     4     4
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     4     4     3     2     2
Mix Hgt              8800 10900  5300   200  7200  8700  4700   100  9700 10500
T Wind Dir              W     E     E    NW    NE    SE     S     W     S    SE
T Wind Spd              4    10     8     5     5     8     6     4     8    18
RFTI              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


Date          Thu 06/01/17  Fri 06/02/17  Sat 06/03/17  Sun 06/04/17
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          62    79      64    90      63    89      64    87
Temp          65 62 74 78   67 65 84 87   69 63 84 86   69 65 82 85
Dewpt         60 60 61 60   62 62 61 52   58 61 59 53   59 59 58 57
Max/Min RH       92    49      92    43      93    35      84    37
RH            83 93 65 54   82 89 47 31   68 92 43 32   70 83 44 38
PWind Dir         S     S       S    SW      SW    SE       S    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 OV B2   B2 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         40    50      40    30      20    20      20    20

$$

TXZ026-292215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
416 AM CDT Mon May 29 2017

Date             Mon 05/29/17            Tue 05/30/17            Wed 05/31/17
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                      87          60          87          63          86
Temp             58 73 83 86 85 72 67 62 61 75 83 86 85 73 69 65 64 77 85 86 84
Dewpt            47 51 51 47 41 46 48 49 50 53 50 49 48 53 55 58 58 60 58 57 57
Min/Max RH                   22          69          26          84          39
RH               67 46 33 26 21 39 50 62 67 46 32 28 28 49 61 78 81 56 40 37 40
Wind Dir         SW  W  E  E SE SE SE  S SW SW SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE
Wind Spd          2  3  4  5  8  6  8  4  4  4  6 10 11  8  8  5  4  5  8 11 12
Clouds           FW CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)         6  1  3  6  6  8 15 27 29 21 33 26 38 34 51 57 52 50 58 58 71
PoP 12hr                      0           5           5          10          30
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.06
Rain SHWRS                                                        C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                             C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     4     4     2     2     4
Mix Hgt              8000  9800  5300   100  6400  8600  4000   100  9000 10100
T Wind Dir             NW     E    SE     N     E    SE    SE     E    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              5    11     6     4     6    10     5     1     8    16
RFTI              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


Date          Thu 06/01/17  Fri 06/02/17  Sat 06/03/17  Sun 06/04/17
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          64    80      65    91      66    90      66    87
Temp          69 64 75 79   68 66 84 89   72 67 85 88   71 67 83 86
Dewpt         62 61 63 61   63 63 64 59   62 62 62 58   62 61 61 58
Max/Min RH       90    47      90    42      90    36      84    35
RH            78 90 66 54   84 90 51 37   71 84 46 36   73 81 47 39
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S       S    SE       S    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 OV B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         40    60      40    30      20    20      20    30

$$

TXZ043-292215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
416 AM CDT Mon May 29 2017

Date             Mon 05/29/17            Tue 05/30/17            Wed 05/31/17
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                      86          59          87          63          84
Temp             56 71 82 85 84 71 65 62 59 74 82 87 85 75 71 67 63 76 83 84 81
Dewpt            53 53 51 46 40 47 49 52 53 57 52 51 49 56 59 59 60 62 59 58 60
Min/Max RH                   22          80          29          89          43
RH               90 53 34 26 22 42 57 70 80 56 35 29 29 52 66 76 89 62 46 42 50
Wind Dir         NE  N  E  E  E  E SE  S  S SE  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE
Wind Spd          2  5  9  9  9  6  5  4  3  4  6  9 10  6  5  4  4  5  8 10 10
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        21 10  8 21  9 12 14 23 32 31 26 30 37 43 54 65 62 55 71 69 84
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5          20          40
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.02        0.10
Rain SHWRS                                            S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  L
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  L
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     4     4
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     2
Mix Hgt              6900  8700  4700   200  5600  6500  3300   300  7900  7500
T Wind Dir             NE     E     E     N     E     E    SE     E    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              8    12     6     3     5    11     5     3     6    11
RFTI              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


Date          Thu 06/01/17  Fri 06/02/17  Sat 06/03/17  Sun 06/04/17
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          64    81      66    92      66    92      65    88
Temp          69 64 78 80   70 67 85 90   73 66 87 90   71 65 84 86
Dewpt         62 61 62 63   63 64 64 56   62 62 61 56   59 60 60 58
Max/Min RH       91    52      92    39      89    35      83    38
RH            80 91 58 56   78 89 50 32   68 86 42 32   66 83 44 38
PWind Dir        SE     S       S     S       S     S       S    SE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         60    50      30    20      10    20      20    20

$$

TXZ035-292215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
416 AM CDT Mon May 29 2017

Date             Mon 05/29/17            Tue 05/30/17            Wed 05/31/17
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                      85          58          86          60          80
Temp             56 71 80 84 83 72 65 61 59 73 81 85 84 73 68 63 61 74 79 80 77
Dewpt            46 48 47 42 35 41 43 47 48 53 47 42 41 46 51 54 56 58 56 54 57
Min/Max RH                   19          69          21          84          39
RH               69 44 31 23 18 33 45 60 67 49 30 22 22 38 54 72 84 57 45 41 50
Wind Dir          E SE  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE  S
Wind Spd          4  4  8  9 12  9  9  5  4  5  9 11 12 10  8  8  5  9 11 12 11
Clouds           FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)         6 13 26 29 35 25 36 44 47 38 40 41 43 48 61 68 64 55 71 82 85
PoP 12hr                      0           5          10          20          40
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.02        0.15
Rain SHWRS                                            S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     4     4
Haines                  4     4     5     5     5     5     4     4     2     2
Mix Hgt              8800 13000  6300   200  7600 10500  5900   300  8800  9300
T Wind Dir              E     E     E    NE     E    SE    SW    NE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              5     8     8     5     6    10     9     4     9    16
RFTI              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


Date          Thu 06/01/17  Fri 06/02/17  Sat 06/03/17  Sun 06/04/17
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          61    81      63    91      63    91      63    88
Temp          65 62 75 80   68 64 84 89   71 64 86 88   71 64 83 86
Dewpt         59 58 60 58   60 60 56 45   57 57 54 46   56 57 56 53
Max/Min RH       90    46      90    30      81    29      84    31
RH            81 87 60 47   76 87 38 22   61 78 34 23   59 78 40 32
PWind Dir         S     S       S    SW      SW    SE      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV OV OV B2   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         50    40      30    20      10    20      10    20

$$

TXZ031-292215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
416 AM CDT Mon May 29 2017

Date             Mon 05/29/17            Tue 05/30/17            Wed 05/31/17
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                      88          59          89          62          86
Temp             55 74 84 87 86 72 67 61 60 76 85 88 86 74 70 65 63 77 85 86 84
Dewpt            49 52 51 47 41 47 49 49 50 54 51 49 48 54 55 57 58 61 59 58 58
Min/Max RH                   21          75          25          82          39
RH               79 45 32 25 21 41 52 65 69 47 31 26 27 50 59 77 84 58 42 38 42
Wind Dir         SW  W  E  E SE SE SE  S SW SW SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE
Wind Spd          2  3  4  5  8  6  6  4  3  4  6 10 10  6  5  4  4  5  8  9 10
Clouds           FW CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        12  2  2  8  7  8 14 27 30 24 32 27 33 34 50 61 57 54 59 62 72
PoP 12hr                      0           5           5          10          30
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.07
Rain SHWRS                                                        C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                             C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     4     4
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     2     5
Mix Hgt              7800  9600  5100   200  6500  7700  3800   200  9000  9500
T Wind Dir              N     E     E    NW     E    SE    SE     N     S    SE
T Wind Spd              4    11     6     4     4    10     5     1     6    16
RFTI              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


Date          Thu 06/01/17  Fri 06/02/17  Sat 06/03/17  Sun 06/04/17
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          63    80      65    92      66    91      65    88
Temp          69 63 76 79   69 66 84 90   73 66 86 89   72 66 82 87
Dewpt         62 61 62 62   63 63 64 58   63 62 62 58   63 61 61 59
Max/Min RH       92    47      92    42      91    36      86    35
RH            80 92 63 56   80 90 51 34   71 86 45 35   72 84 49 39
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S       S     S       S    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         40    60      40    30      20    20      20    30

$$

TXZ029-292215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
416 AM CDT Mon May 29 2017

Date             Mon 05/29/17            Tue 05/30/17            Wed 05/31/17
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                      82          56          84          58          81
Temp             53 68 77 81 80 67 62 59 57 72 79 83 82 70 64 60 59 74 81 81 77
Dewpt            44 47 46 43 36 41 43 46 47 53 48 43 42 47 49 54 54 58 54 53 55
Min/Max RH                   21          74          24          90          39
RH               71 47 33 26 20 39 50 62 69 51 34 24 24 44 58 81 83 57 39 38 47
Wind Dir          E  S  E  E SE SE SE  S  S SW SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE  S
Wind Spd          3  4  5  8 12  6  6  4  4  5  6 10 10  8  6  5  4  6 10 12 10
Clouds           FW CL CL FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2
Clouds(%)         6  2  3 10 16 20 36 42 51 36 33 36 49 45 55 61 59 45 60 77 83
PoP 12hr                      5          10          10          20          40
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.02        0.09
Rain SHWRS                                            S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     4     4
Haines                  4     4     3     5     3     3     5     5     4     2
Mix Hgt              9500 14000  6800   500  8500 11300  7900   500 10000  9700
T Wind Dir             SE     E     E    NW     E    SE    SW     N    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              6     6    10     3     5     8    12     3     9    17
RFTI              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


Date          Thu 06/01/17  Fri 06/02/17  Sat 06/03/17  Sun 06/04/17
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          59    79      61    89      60    88      61    87
Temp          62 60 73 78   65 62 83 86   66 60 84 84   67 62 82 85
Dewpt         59 58 59 58   60 58 57 46   54 57 55 48   57 57 57 53
Max/Min RH       93    49      96    36      87    33      90    34
RH            90 93 62 50   84 87 41 25   65 90 37 29   70 84 43 33
PWind Dir         S     S       S    SW      SW    SE      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 OV B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         50    40      30    20      10    20      20    20

$$

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 Index..........................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 of Measurable 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(feet 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).....................Pasquil 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
Dwpt................................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


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.