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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
216 PM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

TXZ012-151000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
216 PM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date           12/14/17      Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 23          55          31          60          32
Temp          47 41 36 31 24 23 29 49 55 46 37 35 31 31 36 55 59 50 43 40 37 33
DewPt         24 24 23 23 22 20 22 22 20 20 20 19 21 20 20 18 15 20 24 26 25 22
Max/Min RH                   92          25          66          17          69
RH            40 50 59 72 92 88 75 34 25 35 50 52 66 63 52 23 17 30 47 57 61 63
Wind Dir       N  N NW  N NW  W  W SW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S NW NW
Wind Spd      13  8  4  6  6  5  9 13 13  9 11 13 13 13 16 21 21 16 13 13 13 13
Clouds        B1 B2 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)     54 87 48 14  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  0  2  5  7 15 23 26 11 32
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     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt        4  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  2
Vent Rate     60 10 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 63 56 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 39 46  8  7  6 10 32
T Wind Dir     N NW NW  N NW  W SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S NW  N
T Wind Spd    17 11  5  6  6  5  4 20 18 10 12 14 16 13 14 29 26 17 14 13 21 24
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     47      26    52      29    56      30    63      36    56
Temp          43 39 28   26 45 44 33   29 50 46 33   30 56 54 42   36 53 43
DewPt         24 23 23   23 25 24 24   21 22 22 23   23 25 23 22   22 19 15
Min/Max RH       37      88    35      75    26      75    22      56    22
RH            47 52 81   88 45 45 69   72 33 38 66   75 30 30 44   56 26 32
PWind Dir         N       N     W       W    NE       S    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          5      10     5       0     0       5     0       0     5

$$

TXZ016-151000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
216 PM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date           12/14/17      Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 22          54          28          59          29
Temp          48 39 33 29 25 22 28 47 54 43 33 32 30 28 33 53 58 48 38 35 33 30
DewPt         20 23 23 22 20 19 21 23 18 18 19 19 19 18 19 17 16 18 23 24 20 19
Max/Min RH                   92          25          67          19          72
RH            34 53 68 77 81 88 73 38 25 37 56 60 63 66 55 24 20 31 55 63 60 65
Wind Dir      NE  N  N  N NW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW NW  N
Wind Spd      12  9  6  5  5  4  6 14 13  9 11 13 13 12 13 19 21 13 13 13 11 10
Clouds        SC B2 B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)     37 76 64 37 11  3  1  0  0  1  1  2  3  0  2  5  4  9 10 20 17 38
PoP 12HR                      5           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     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt        4  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate     48  9  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 57 48 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 39 46  8  7 <1  9  5
T Wind Dir     N  N NW NW NW  W SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW  N  N
T Wind Spd    13 10  4  5  5  5  5 21 18 10 13 14 16 13 14 29 26 17 16 14 19 10
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     48      26    52      26    56      29    61      35    56
Temp          43 40 28   26 45 42 30   26 49 45 31   29 55 52 39   35 54 44
DewPt         22 22 23   21 25 24 23   21 22 21 22   22 23 20 21   21 18 15
Min/Max RH       34      85    35      80    26      77    22      57    21
RH            43 49 83   81 45 48 75   80 34 38 71   77 29 29 48   57 24 31
PWind Dir         N      NE     W       W     E       S    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1   B1 SC SC FW   FW CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12HR         10      10     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ008-151000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
216 PM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date           12/14/17      Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 25          56          33          62          32
Temp          47 42 36 32 28 25 30 49 56 47 40 37 35 33 39 57 62 51 43 39 35 32
DewPt         27 24 21 20 21 19 20 21 20 20 20 20 21 20 20 18 16 19 24 24 25 22
Max/Min RH                   81          24          58          16          69
RH            45 49 54 61 74 79 64 32 24 33 43 50 57 58 46 22 16 27 46 54 67 66
Wind Dir       N  N NW NW NW  W SW SW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S NW NW
Wind Spd      11  8  5  5  5  4  8 12 13  8 11 12 12 12 13 19 21 13 12 13 12 13
Clouds        B2 B2 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)     71 87 43  6  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  2  4  0  1  2  9  8 17 27 14 29
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     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt        4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1  1  2
Vent Rate     59  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 48 54 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 33 65  7  7  2 19 30
T Wind Dir    NW  N NW NW NW  W SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S NW  N
T Wind Spd    16  8  6  6  6  5  5 21 20  8 12 13 13 12 12 23 29 13 13  9 21 23
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     47      26    53      30    57      32    64      38    57
Temp          43 40 29   26 47 45 35   30 52 47 35   32 56 56 45   38 54 44
DewPt         24 23 23   23 26 25 26   22 23 22 24   24 25 24 23   22 19 14
Min/Max RH       38      87    35      75    27      73    22      52    21
RH            46 50 79   87 43 45 70   72 32 37 63   73 30 29 42   51 25 29
PWind Dir         N       N     W       W    NE       S    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12HR          0       5     0       5     0       5     0       0     5

$$

TXZ008-151000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
216 PM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date           12/14/17      Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 23          55          33          61          31
Temp          47 44 37 31 25 23 28 46 55 47 40 37 34 33 36 55 61 53 44 40 35 32
DewPt         27 25 21 21 21 20 21 22 21 20 19 20 20 20 19 18 16 19 24 25 25 22
Max/Min RH                   91          25          59          17          72
RH            45 48 53 66 84 88 74 38 26 34 42 50 57 58 50 23 17 27 45 56 67 65
Wind Dir       N  N NW  N NW  W SW SW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW  N NW
Wind Spd      12  8  5  5  5  4  8 13 13  8 11 12 12 13 13 20 21 13 13 13 13 13
Clouds        B2 B2 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)     72 87 44  8  0  2  3  0  0  0  0  2  4  0  1  2  9  8 17 27 15 31
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     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt        4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1  1  2
Vent Rate     56  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 59 54 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 36 68  6  6  4 19 40
T Wind Dir    NW  N NW NW NW  W SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  N  N
T Wind Spd    16  8  6  6  6  5  5 21 20  8 12 13 13 12 12 27 31 13 13  9 21 23
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     47      26    53      30    56      32    64      38    57
Temp          42 42 29   26 45 47 35   30 50 48 35   32 56 57 45   39 53 45
DewPt         24 23 24   24 26 25 25   22 23 22 24   24 26 24 23   21 19 15
Min/Max RH       38      92    34      74    28      72    22      50    21
RH            49 48 80   90 46 42 66   71 36 35 63   72 31 28 41   49 27 29
PWind Dir         N       N     W       W    NE       S    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12HR          5       5     0       5     0       5     0       0     5

$$

TXZ006-151000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
216 PM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date           12/14/17      Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 21          57          28          60          29
Temp          46 38 29 26 22 22 29 49 57 44 33 30 29 28 34 53 60 48 38 34 31 29
DewPt         26 24 23 22 19 18 23 22 17 18 18 17 17 17 19 17 16 17 18 19 20 21
Max/Min RH                   96          21          63          18          76
RH            46 57 78 84 88 86 77 35 21 35 52 57 62 63 55 24 18 29 45 54 63 72
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N NW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  N  N  N
Wind Spd      13  9  6  5  5  6 10 14 13  9  9 10 11 11 13 20 23 13  9 11 14 14
Clouds        B2 B2 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)     87 76 49 15  1  3  1  1  0  3  1  6  7  2  2 13  3 12  8 25 21 40
PoP 12HR                      5           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     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt        5 <1 <1  1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1  2  2
Vent Rate     80  3 <1 11 <1 <1 <1 36 30 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 17 42 <1 <1  7 36 40
T Wind Dir     N  N  N  N NW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  N  N  N
T Wind Spd    18  6  6 12  5  5  9 20 17 10 10 12 12 11 12 19 24  8  6 14 26 23
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     45      23    53      26    56      26    63      31    54
Temp          42 35 24   24 47 41 29   26 50 42 28   26 55 50 36   31 50 39
DewPt         23 23 22   21 24 24 21   18 20 22 22   21 22 20 20   19 15 14
Min/Max RH       39      94    32      75    25      84    20      61    21
RH            46 61 89   88 39 48 73   71 30 43 79   81 27 30 52   61 24 35
PWind Dir         N       N    SW       W    NE       S    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12HR          5       5     5       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

OKZ002-151000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
216 PM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date           12/14/17      Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 21          57          30          62          29
Temp          47 38 30 26 23 22 27 49 57 44 35 33 31 30 34 55 62 48 39 34 31 29
DewPt         26 23 22 20 19 20 21 21 19 21 19 18 18 18 19 19 17 19 21 22 23 23
Max/Min RH                  100          22          60          17          80
RH            43 53 71 77 83 91 77 33 22 38 53 53 60 60 52 24 17 31 49 61 72 78
Wind Dir       N NW NW NW  W  W SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S NW  N  N
Wind Spd      14 10  8  6  5  6  9 13 11  6 10 10  9  9 12 17 19 10  9  9 13 14
Clouds        B2 B1 SC CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)     83 65 27  1  0  1  1  1  0  0  0  1  7  4  0  2  3  5 10 25 19 42
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     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt        6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1 <1 <1  2  3
Vent Rate    120 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 36 33 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 14 47 <1 <1  4 48 58
T Wind Dir     N  N NW NW  W  W SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S NW  N  N
T Wind Spd    23  8  9  8  6  6  5 20 14  8 11 11 10 10 10 14 20  4  4 11 27 26
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     44      24    54      28    56      28    63      32    53
Temp          40 36 26   24 47 43 31   28 50 43 30   28 54 51 38   33 49 38
DewPt         24 24 22   22 24 24 23   20 22 23 23   22 24 24 20   19 17 15
Min/Max RH       42      93    31      78    26      80    22      59    23
RH            52 61 87   92 39 47 73   72 33 45 76   77 31 35 47   58 28 38
PWind Dir         N      NW    SW       W    NE       S    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12HR          5       5     5       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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