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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
453 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

TXZ012-262200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
453 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

Date             Thu 04/26/18            Fri 04/27/18            Sat 04/28/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          38          73          46          80
Temp             40 60 69 69 64 54 46 42 39 54 66 71 71 58 52 49 47 63 77 80 77
DewPt            31 34 36 35 34 34 34 33 31 29 28 27 26 28 29 30 32 34 37 37 36
Min/Max RH                   28          79          17          56          21
RH               70 37 30 28 32 46 63 70 73 38 24 19 18 32 41 48 56 34 24 21 23
Wind Dir         SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW SW  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd         10 12 19 26 25 13  8  6  8  5  6  5  8  8  8  9 10 16 17 19 20
Clouds           FW FW SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        11 19 27 25 22 14  6  5  4  5  5  6  7  9 11 13 15 20 25 29 33
PoP 12HR                      5           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   IS
Tstms                                                                        IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     4     5     5     5     5     5     3
Mix Hgt          <1  2  7  7  6  1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  8 10  9
Vent Rate        <1 38104163165 19 <1 <1 <1 20 15 18 39 <1 <1 <1 <1 63105143196
T Wind Dir       SW SW NW  N  N  N  N  N NW  N NW SW  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T Wind Spd        9 21 18 28 34 21 11  5  4  5  3  3  8  8  9  8  9 24 16 17 26
RFTI              0  0  0  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 04/29/18 Mon 04/30/18 Tue 05/01/18 Wed 05/02/18
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      77      54      83      55      79      52      76
Temp          58 51 72 75 62 55 78 80 63 56 76 76 61 53 73 71
DewPt         40 43 47 47 47 50 44 32 37 47 36 27 27 36 31 27
Max/Min RH         74      35      83      17      72      16      52      18
RH            51 74 41 37 58 83 30 17 38 72 23 16 27 52 21 19
PWind Dir           S       S       S       S       S      SW      SW      SW
Wind Char         15>     15>     15>     15>     15>     15>     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
PoP 12HR           20      20      20      10      10       5       5      10
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms         IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ016-262200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
453 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

Date             Thu 04/26/18            Fri 04/27/18            Sat 04/28/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          35          73          46          80
Temp             40 60 69 69 64 53 44 39 36 53 64 72 71 59 53 49 47 64 76 80 77
DewPt            31 33 34 34 34 33 32 31 30 29 28 27 26 27 28 29 30 33 37 36 35
Min/Max RH                   27          82          17          51          20
RH               70 36 28 27 32 46 62 73 79 39 25 19 18 30 39 47 50 32 24 20 22
Wind Dir         SW  W  N  N  N NE NE  N NW NW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd         10 13 21 26 25 13  8  5  8  5  6  6 10  6  8  8 10 14 14 17 19
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        11 16 20 22 23 15  7  6  5  5  5 16 27 21 16 18 21 26 32 40 48
PoP 12HR                      5           5           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   IS
Tstms                                                                        IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1  2  8  8  6  1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  9 12  8
Vent Rate        <1 42120188168 17 <1 <1 <1 20 10 30 50 <1 <1 <1 <1 60117161184
T Wind Dir       SW SW  N  N  N NE  N  N  N NE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T Wind Spd        8 24 17 28 32 19  9  6  5  5  2  5 10  6  6  6  9 23 14 16 26
RFTI              0  0  1  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 04/29/18 Mon 04/30/18 Tue 05/01/18 Wed 05/02/18
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      78      52      82      52      77      49      74
Temp          58 50 72 76 60 54 78 79 61 53 74 74 58 50 71 69
DewPt         40 43 46 45 47 46 35 22 26 35 28 24 25 28 28 24
Max/Min RH         77      31      82      12      49      15      44      17
RH            51 77 39 33 63 76 21 12 26 49 18 15 28 42 20 18
PWind Dir           S       S       S      SW      SW      SW      SW      SW
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     15>     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           20      20      20       5       5       0       5       5
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms         IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ008-262200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
453 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

Date             Thu 04/26/18            Fri 04/27/18            Sat 04/28/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 70          41          74          50          81
Temp             37 57 68 70 66 57 51 45 42 56 66 72 73 64 58 54 51 66 77 81 79
DewPt            32 34 36 36 35 35 34 33 32 30 28 28 27 28 30 31 32 34 37 37 37
Min/Max RH                   28          70          17          51          20
RH               81 41 31 29 31 43 53 62 67 37 24 19 18 26 35 42 49 30 24 21 22
Wind Dir         SW  W  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W  W SW  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd          6 10 18 24 21 11  6  5  5  4  6  6  5  6  8  6  6 13 13 17 17
Clouds           FW FW SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        11 22 32 29 25 16  6  5  3  4  5  4  3  7 11 12 13 17 22 27 31
PoP 12HR                      5           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     3     4     5     5     5     5     5     4
Mix Hgt          <1  2  5  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  6  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  9 10  8
Vent Rate        <1 21 86182169  8 <1 <1 <1 10 17 24 33 <1 <1 <1 <1 55128152184
T Wind Dir       SW SW NW  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW SW  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T Wind Spd        6 14 19 29 34 16 10  5  4  2  3  4  6  5  6  6  5 21 17 18 26
RFTI              0  0  1  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 04/29/18 Mon 04/30/18 Tue 05/01/18 Wed 05/02/18
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       54      80      57      85      58      81      54      78
Temp          62 54 75 78 65 58 80 83 67 59 78 78 63 55 75 74
DewPt         39 42 46 46 47 50 46 35 39 46 36 29 29 37 33 31
Max/Min RH         64      30      74      18      62      16      50      19
RH            43 64 36 32 52 74 30 18 35 62 23 16 27 50 22 20
PWind Dir           S       S       S       S       S      SW      SW      SW
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
PoP 12HR           10      20      20      10      10       5       5      10
Rain Shwrs          IS IS IS IS
Tstms               IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ008-262200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
453 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

Date             Thu 04/26/18            Fri 04/27/18            Sat 04/28/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          39          73          47          81
Temp             41 57 66 68 65 55 49 42 40 53 65 72 72 62 55 51 48 64 76 81 78
DewPt            31 34 36 35 35 34 34 33 31 30 28 28 27 28 30 31 32 34 37 37 36
Min/Max RH                   29          76          18          56          20
RH               67 42 33 29 33 45 57 69 71 41 25 20 19 27 39 46 55 32 24 21 22
Wind Dir         SW  W  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W  W SW  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd          9 11 20 24 21 12  5  4  6  5  6  6  6  6  9  8  8 13 14 18 18
Clouds           FW FW SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        11 21 31 27 24 15  6  5  3  4  5  4  3  7 11 13 14 18 23 28 33
PoP 12HR                      5           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     3     4     5     5     5     5     4     3
Mix Hgt          <1  2  5  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  6  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  9 10  9
Vent Rate        <1 21 90189165  9  4 <1 <1 11 17 24 39 <1 <1 <1 <1 60128160187
T Wind Dir       SW SW NW  N  N  N  N  N NW  N NW SW  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T Wind Spd        6 14 20 31 34 19  9  5  4  3  3  4  8  5  8  6  5 23 17 18 25
RFTI              0  0  1  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 04/29/18 Mon 04/30/18 Tue 05/01/18 Wed 05/02/18
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       52      79      57      84      57      79      54      76
Temp          60 52 74 77 65 58 80 82 67 58 76 76 62 55 73 73
DewPt         39 42 46 46 47 50 44 33 37 45 35 29 28 36 33 30
Max/Min RH         69      32      75      17      61      18      49      19
RH            46 69 38 34 52 75 29 17 33 61 22 18 27 49 23 20
PWind Dir           S       S       S       S       S      SW      SW      SW
Wind Char         15>     15>     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
PoP 12HR           10      20      20      10      10       5       5      10
Rain Shwrs          IS IS IS IS
Tstms               IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ006-262200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
453 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

Date             Thu 04/26/18            Fri 04/27/18            Sat 04/28/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          35          73          43          80
Temp             36 58 65 66 62 51 44 39 36 54 65 71 71 57 50 47 44 62 76 80 76
DewPt            31 33 34 33 32 31 30 30 29 29 29 28 27 28 30 30 31 34 37 36 36
Min/Max RH                   29          78          18          63          20
RH               82 39 32 29 32 47 57 70 75 38 26 20 19 33 46 52 61 35 24 20 23
Wind Dir         SW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W SW  S  S SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd          8 21 28 28 24 11  6  5  6  9  8 10 11  6  8  8  8 13 17 20 18
Clouds           FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        15 23 31 26 21 15  8  6  4  5  5  9 13 14 14 16 19 24 28 38 47
PoP 12HR                      5           5           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   IS
Tstms                                                                        IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     3     4     4     5     5     5     4     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1  3  5  8  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  6  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  9 12 10
Vent Rate        <1 69155255180  4 <1 <1 <1 18 24 50 44 <1 <1 <1 <1 23162216220
T Wind Dir       SW NW  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W SW SW  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T Wind Spd        9 26 35 39 34  9  6  5  6  5  5 10 12  4  5  5  6 17 20 20 25
RFTI              0  0  2  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO
Frost


Date          Sun 04/29/18 Mon 04/30/18 Tue 05/01/18 Wed 05/02/18
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       49      77      50      82      48      76      46      72
Temp          57 49 73 74 59 52 77 78 58 49 72 72 56 47 69 67
DewPt         38 42 46 46 47 46 33 25 27 31 28 26 27 33 30 29
Max/Min RH         77      33      85      14      50      16      58      20
RH            49 77 38 37 64 81 21 14 29 50 19 18 32 58 23 24
PWind Dir           S       S       S      SW      SW      SW      SW      SW
Wind Char         15>     15>     15>     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
PoP 12HR           20      20      20       5       5       0       5       5
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms         IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

OKZ002-262200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
453 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

Date             Thu 04/26/18            Fri 04/27/18            Sat 04/28/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          36          74          44          81
Temp             36 56 64 66 62 52 44 39 37 55 66 72 72 59 53 49 45 63 76 81 77
DewPt            31 34 36 35 34 33 32 31 30 29 29 29 29 30 31 32 32 35 37 37 37
Min/Max RH                   32          79          19          62          21
RH               82 43 35 32 35 48 62 73 75 37 25 20 20 33 43 53 60 35 24 21 24
Wind Dir         SW NW  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W SW  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd          8 16 25 26 21 10  5  4  6  8  8  6  8  6  6  5  6 12 16 19 18
Clouds           FW SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        13 27 41 33 24 15  6  4  3  4  4  3  2  6 10 12 13 18 23 32 42
PoP 12HR                      5           5           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     3     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     3
Mix Hgt          <1  2  5  7  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  6  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  9 11  9
Vent Rate        <1 24122208 95 <1 <1 <1 <1 21 22 30 44 <1 <1 <1 <1 38153189196
T Wind Dir       SW NW  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T Wind Spd        6 13 31 36 31  9  8  5  6  6  4  5  9  5  5  5  4 21 20 20 26
RFTI              0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Frost


Date          Sun 04/29/18 Mon 04/30/18 Tue 05/01/18 Wed 05/02/18
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      79      55      84      53      80      49      75
Temp          60 51 74 77 64 56 80 80 63 54 76 77 60 50 72 71
DewPt         38 41 47 47 48 49 41 33 34 37 34 30 30 36 36 33
Max/Min RH         68      32      78      18      53      17      58      22
RH            44 68 38 35 57 77 25 18 33 53 22 18 32 58 27 25
PWind Dir           S       S       S       S      SW      SW      SW       W
Wind Char         15>     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1
PoP 12HR           10      20      20       5      10       5       5      10
Rain Shwrs          IS IS IS IS
Tstms               IS IS IS IS

$$

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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