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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
305 AM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

TXZ012-262200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
305 AM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

Date             Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 60          32          70          42          72
Temp             29 35 52 60 55 44 39 35 33 40 61 70 65 54 49 45 43 48 65 72 66
DewPt            23 21 14 12 15 23 27 29 28 28 23 19 18 22 23 26 27 30 28 24 22
Min/Max RH                   15          85          14          57          16
RH               78 56 22 15 20 43 62 78 82 62 23 14 16 28 36 47 53 49 25 16 18
Wind Dir         SW NW  N  W  W  E SE  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          9  6  8  8  8  9  8  6  8 13 20 21 18 11 13 13 13 23 31 32 31
Clouds           B2 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 SC CL CL CL FW FW SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        84 69 47 68 82 86 34  2  1  3 10  9 27 25 47 56 66 67 67 59 72
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              2     2     2     3     5     5     5     4     3     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6 10 10 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  8 10
Vent Rate        <1  4 12133152  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 90105113 <1 <1 <1 <1  6102352460
T Wind Dir        W NW  S SW SW SW SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        3  9  2 16 18  4  6  5  5  6 23 24 28 10 11 11  9 13 33 50 52
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  0  0  0  0  0  2  4  4  4
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL CL
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A


Date               Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17
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       32    53      27    59      32    65      35    73
Temp          42   32 48 49 33   27 51 55 38   32 57 61 42   35 64 68
DewPt         26   22 13  6 11   12 11 11 16   16 18 16 22   25 28 23
Max/Min RH         66    16      53    15      51    15      69    16
RH            53   66 24 17 39   53 20 17 40   51 21 17 44   66 25 18
PWind Dir           W     N      SE    SW      SE     S       S    SW
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   FW FW CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW CL CL   CL CL CL
PoP 12HR            5     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-262200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
305 AM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

Date             Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 59          31          69          41          69
Temp             29 34 51 59 54 43 38 34 32 39 60 69 64 53 48 44 42 47 62 69 64
DewPt            16 12 11 16 18 23 21 22 22 27 23 20 19 22 22 26 28 31 26 24 23
Min/Max RH                   18          78          15          62          18
RH               57 39 20 18 25 46 51 62 68 63 25 15 17 29 35 49 56 52 25 18 21
Wind Dir          W  W  W  W  W  W SW  W SW SW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W
Wind Spd         10 10 12 13 11  4  5  6 10 13 20 21 18 10 13 10 14 20 31 34 31
Clouds           B1 B1 SC B2 B2 B2 FW CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        65 55 50 74 87 81  6  2  0  4  6  9 29 31 49 62 82 65 66 71 75
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              2     2     2     3     5     5     4     4     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  7  9 10 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 12 11
Vent Rate        <1  4104179171  2 <1 <1 <1  6 88108108 <1 <1 <1 <1 10109500462
T Wind Dir        W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW  W SW  W SW SW SW SW SW  W SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        6  9 18 24 20  4  5  6  6 12 25 27 27  9 14 12 18 23 35 56 50
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  0  0  0  0  0  1  4  4  4
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL CL
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A


Date               Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17
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       30    52      25    59      30    64      34    71
Temp          39   30 47 48 31   25 51 55 37   30 56 60 41   34 62 67
DewPt         24   21 14  9  9   11 10 10 14   15 17 16 20   24 26 20
Max/Min RH         69    19      55    14      53    15      68    15
RH            53   69 26 20 39   55 19 16 38   53 21 18 43   68 25 16
PWind Dir           W    NE       S    SW       S     S       S    SW
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL
PoP 12HR            5     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-262200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
305 AM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

Date             Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 60          34          71          46          72
Temp             32 38 53 60 55 45 41 37 35 41 62 71 66 57 52 49 47 51 66 72 67
DewPt            23 20 12 10 14 22 27 27 28 29 25 19 18 21 24 27 27 30 27 25 23
Min/Max RH                   14          78          14          49          16
RH               69 48 19 14 19 40 58 66 75 61 24 14 16 24 33 42 45 44 23 17 19
Wind Dir         SW  N NE  E  E  E SE  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          5  4  6  5  6  9  8  5  5  8 14 17 14 11 11 11 11 16 24 29 24
Clouds           B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 FW FW FW CL FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        77 62 26 52 65 80 25 15  9  0  6 14 18 26 45 53 68 63 66 53 70
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              2     2     2     2     5     5     5     3     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  5  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  9 12
Vent Rate        <1  3 33 60 84  5  4 <1 <1  4112138139 <1 <1 <1 <1  4124366500
T Wind Dir       SE NW NE  S  S SE  E  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        1  6  6  8 11 11  8  4  4  8 25 28 29 13  8  9  6  9 35 49 51
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  3
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL


Date               Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17
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    54      28    60      34    67      39    74
Temp          43   34 49 50 34   28 52 56 40   34 59 63 46   39 65 70
DewPt         27   21 12  6 10   12 12 12 17   17 19 17 22   25 28 23
Max/Min RH         60    15      50    15      50    15      59    16
RH            53   60 21 16 36   50 20 17 39   50 21 17 38   57 25 17
PWind Dir           W     N      SE     W      SE    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   SC FW CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL
PoP 12HR            5     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-262200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
305 AM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

Date             Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 60          33          69          45          72
Temp             31 37 53 60 55 44 40 36 34 40 60 69 64 55 51 48 45 50 65 72 67
DewPt            23 20 12 11 13 20 27 27 27 28 25 19 18 21 24 26 26 30 28 25 23
Min/Max RH                   14          79          15          51          17
RH               71 49 19 14 18 38 59 69 76 61 26 15 17 26 34 42 48 46 25 17 19
Wind Dir         SW  N NE  E  E  E SE  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          5  4  6  5  4  9  8  5  5 10 16 18 14 11 12 12 12 18 26 31 25
Clouds           B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 SC FW FW CL FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        77 61 28 59 65 80 27 13  8  0  7 14 21 32 45 51 66 63 67 52 73
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              2     2     2     2     5     5     5     3     3     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6  9  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  9 12
Vent Rate        <1  4 17 81 99  3  3 <1 <1  4115132125  6 <1 <1 <1  6158396500
T Wind Dir        S  N NE SW  S SE  E  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        1  8  3 10 12  6  6  4  4  9 26 27 28 13  8  9  6 11 40 50 51
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  3
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL


Date               Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17
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       33    54      28    59      33    67      39    73
Temp          42   33 49 50 34   28 51 55 39   33 59 63 46   39 65 69
DewPt         27   22 12  6 10   11 12 12 17   17 18 17 22   24 28 22
Max/Min RH         64    16      48    15      51    15      58    16
RH            55   63 23 16 36   48 20 18 40   51 21 17 39   55 25 17
PWind Dir           W     N      SE    SW      SE    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   SC FW CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL
PoP 12HR            5     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-262200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
305 AM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

Date             Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 57          26          66          38          66
Temp             26 31 49 57 51 39 34 30 27 34 56 66 61 50 45 41 39 44 59 66 61
DewPt            10 11  6  7 11 16 20 20 19 25 22 17 15 19 22 25 26 30 27 23 23
Min/Max RH                   13          85          14          67          19
RH               50 42 17 13 20 39 56 65 72 68 26 15 16 29 40 52 59 57 29 19 23
Wind Dir         NW  N  E  S  S SE  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W
Wind Spd          6  6  8  9 10  9  8  6  6 10 18 21 20 12 12 12 13 19 31 31 28
Clouds           B2 B2 SC B1 B1 SC CL CL CL CL FW CL FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        83 73 26 51 54 49  1  2  1  5  7  5 24 32 49 48 66 58 60 51 62
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              2     3     3     3     5     5     5     3     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  9 10  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 13 10
Vent Rate        <1  5 34100102 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 71 91116  7 <1 <1 <1 11130500438
T Wind Dir        N  N SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        4 10  4 11 13  8  6  5  5  4 19 25 33 16  6 13 14 25 42 58 48
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  4
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A


Date               Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17
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       27    52      23    58      28    66      31    73
Temp          36   27 46 48 30   23 49 54 35   28 57 61 39   31 63 68
DewPt         23   20  9  3  8   10 10  9 14   13 15 15 18   20 21 16
Max/Min RH         74    14      57    14      53    14      62    12
RH            60   74 22 15 39   57 20 16 41   53 19 16 42   62 20 13
PWind Dir          NW    NW      SW     N      SE    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   FW FW CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL FW CL   CL CL CL
PoP 12HR            5     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-262200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
305 AM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

Date             Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 55          28          68          38          67
Temp             27 32 48 55 50 39 35 31 29 36 58 68 62 51 46 42 39 44 60 67 62
DewPt            11 11  6  2  9 17 20 22 23 27 24 18 19 22 22 25 24 28 27 24 25
Min/Max RH                   11          87          15          61          19
RH               51 40 17 11 19 40 54 70 78 69 27 15 19 32 39 50 54 52 28 19 24
Wind Dir          N  N NE  E  E  E SE  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  S SW SW  W
Wind Spd          5  5  8  8  9  9  8  5  6  8 13 16 14 12 10  9 12 12 21 20 21
Clouds           B2 B2 SC SC SC B1 FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        77 71 29 46 35 54  9 13 12  8  3  3 24 24 47 52 75 71 66 51 73
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          10
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     5     5     5     3     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  8  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 10 10
Vent Rate        <1  5  8 54 74  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 70 98120 <1 <1 <1 <1  5100460440
T Wind Dir       NW  N  E SW SE  E SE  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        3 11  1  6 10 12  9  6  6  8 16 19 27 10 13  9 11 11 28 52 50
RFTI              0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL


Date               Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17
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    52      23    58      29    68      35    74
Temp          38   29 46 48 30   23 49 54 36   29 58 63 43   35 64 69
DewPt         24   19  9  5  8   10 11 12 16   15 17 17 20   21 23 22
Max/Min RH         66    15      57    16      55    14      57    14
RH            57   66 22 17 39   57 21 18 43   55 20 17 39   56 21 17
PWind Dir          NW    NW      SE    NW       E    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2   SC FW CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL FW CL   CL CL CL
PoP 12HR           10     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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