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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
543 AM CDT Sun Apr 15 2018

TXZ012-152200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
543 AM CDT Sun Apr 15 2018

Date             Sun 04/15/18            Mon 04/16/18            Tue 04/17/18
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          40          85          53          87
Temp             28 43 57 67 66 54 48 44 40 56 75 84 83 67 62 57 54 71 84 87 83
DewPt            17 18 21 21 20 22 23 22 21 24 21 17 12 17 17 20 20 18 13 10  8
Min/Max RH                   16          46           7          27           5
RH               63 36 24 17 17 28 37 41 46 29 13  8  7 14 17 23 26 13  7  5  6
Wind Dir         NW NW NW  W SW SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          8 10  8  6  4  9 10 11 12 16 19 20 17 13 14 17 13 18 27 28 29
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)         2  2  2  2  5 18 20 16 16  9  6  7 19 11 19  7  6 11 10  4  3
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     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1  2  6  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 12 11 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  8 10 10
Vent Rate        <1 22 66 85 64 <1 <1 <1 <1  7207276242 <1 <1 <1 <1 16272390399
T Wind Dir        W  N  W  W  W SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  W SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        5 12 13 11  9  8  9  9 10 16 26 27 26  9 12 12 10 18 39 44 48
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  4  4  1  0  0  0  1  7  8  8
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL EL NO NO NO EL EX EX EX
Fire Weather                                    A  A                    A  A  A


Date          Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18 Fri 04/20/18 Sat 04/21/18
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       42      70      42      73      50      66      40      65
Temp          56 42 63 67 49 42 68 68 53 50 64 61 46 40 60 61
DewPt          7 12  9  8 14 20 28 29 35 42 37 35 33 31 30 26
Max/Min RH         29       9      41      19      74      33      70      24
RH            14 29 12 10 24 41 22 23 50 74 37 38 60 70 32 26
PWind Dir          NW       N      SE       S      SE       S      NW       N
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0      20      30      40      20      10
Rain Shwrs                         IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms                              IS SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ016-152200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
543 AM CDT Sun Apr 15 2018

Date             Sun 04/15/18            Mon 04/16/18            Tue 04/17/18
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          40          85          51          85
Temp             26 45 58 67 68 53 48 43 40 58 77 84 82 65 61 56 52 69 80 85 80
DewPt            17 19 19 19 19 21 21 20 22 23 14 10  8 15 12 15 15 17 12 11  8
Min/Max RH                   15          48           5          23           6
RH               67 34 22 16 15 28 35 39 48 26  9  6  6 14 14 19 23 13  7  6  6
Wind Dir         NW NW SW SW  S SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          4  4  6  5  6  8  9  9 10 13 17 19 17 12 13 13 13 17 28 31 32
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         2  1  2  2  5 13 18  6 10  8  6  8 20 20 15 11 14 18 27  7  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     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1  3  6  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 10 13  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6 10  9
Vent Rate        <1  8 54 53 59 <1 <1 <1 <1  8219338 24 <1 <1 <1 <1 50176399378
T Wind Dir        W  N  W  W SW SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW  W
T Wind Spd        5  3 10  8 10  8  9  9  9 18 26 31 18  9 13 12 10 28 36 48 48
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  4  0  1  0  0  1  8  8  8
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL NO EL NO NO EL EX EX EX
Fire Weather                                    A  A                    A  A  A


Date          Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18 Fri 04/20/18 Sat 04/21/18
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       39      69      41      73      49      68      38      66
Temp          52 39 62 67 48 42 68 70 54 49 66 64 45 39 59 63
DewPt          7 10 10 10 16 20 30 34 39 45 34 33 26 26 27 25
Max/Min RH         30      10      41      22      86      27      62      22
RH            16 30 13 11 27 41 24 26 58 86 30 31 47 61 29 23
PWind Dir          NW      NE       S       S       S      SW      NW       N
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0      20      30      20      20      10
Rain Shwrs                         IS SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms                              IS SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ008-152200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
543 AM CDT Sun Apr 15 2018

Date             Sun 04/15/18            Mon 04/16/18            Tue 04/17/18
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          41          87          55          89
Temp             27 43 57 67 68 55 48 45 41 57 74 85 85 68 63 60 55 72 85 89 86
DewPt            16 19 21 22 21 23 24 23 22 24 24 19 16 20 19 21 20 20 16 12 11
Min/Max RH                   17          47           7          26           6
RH               63 37 24 18 17 28 38 42 47 28 15  9  8 16 18 22 26 14  8  6  6
Wind Dir          W  N NW NW  W SE SE SE SE  S  S SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          4  6  8  6  4  6  8  8  8 12 14 18 14 12 13 13 12 16 23 27 24
Clouds           FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)         6  5  2  2  4 17 20 24 14 26 16  8 12 11 12 15  7 13 15  4  3
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     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1  2  6  9  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4 13 11 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 10 11
Vent Rate        <1 20 78 90 68 <1 <1 <1 <1 12 67338261 <1 <1 <1 <1 14287380452
T Wind Dir        W  N NW  W  W SE SE SE SE  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        5 11 14 11  9  8  6  5  6 13 21 29 26  8 10 10 10 16 40 46 49
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  0  0  0  0  1  6  8  7
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL NO NO NO NO EL CH EX EX
Fire Weather                                                            A  A  A


Date          Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18 Fri 04/20/18 Sat 04/21/18
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       44      71      44      73      51      66      43      64
Temp          58 44 64 69 52 44 68 71 56 51 64 63 49 43 60 62
DewPt          9 14 12  8 15 22 27 28 32 41 38 36 34 35 32 28
Max/Min RH         29       9      41      18      69      34      73      27
RH            14 29 13  9 23 41 21 20 40 69 38 36 56 73 34 27
PWind Dir          NW      NW       S       S      SE       S      NW       N
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0      10      30      50      40      20
Rain Shwrs                            SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms                                 SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ008-152200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
543 AM CDT Sun Apr 15 2018

Date             Sun 04/15/18            Mon 04/16/18            Tue 04/17/18
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          41          87          54          88
Temp             29 43 57 66 68 56 49 44 41 56 73 85 85 70 63 58 54 70 84 88 86
DewPt            18 20 21 22 22 22 24 24 22 24 23 19 15 19 19 20 20 19 16 13 12
Min/Max RH                   18          47           7          26           6
RH               62 40 25 19 18 26 37 45 46 30 15  9  7 15 18 22 26 14  8  6  6
Wind Dir          W NW NW  W SW SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          5  6  6  5  4  8  8  9  9 13 16 18 14 13 13 13 13 16 24 28 26
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)         5  4  2  3  5 17 20 22 14 26 14  9 13 11 13 15  6 14 15  4  3
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     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1  2  6  9  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  5 14 12 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  8 10 11
Vent Rate        <1 18 78 77 68 <1 <1 <1 <1 12108351265 <1 <1 <1 <1 15280390452
T Wind Dir        W NW  W  W  W SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        5 10 14 10  9  6  8  5  6 13 24 29 26  8 11  9 10 17 40 47 49
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  0  0  0  0  1  7  8  7
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL NO NO NO NO EL EX EX EX
Fire Weather                                                            A  A  A


Date          Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18 Fri 04/20/18 Sat 04/21/18
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       44      69      44      73      51      65      42      64
Temp          59 44 63 68 52 44 68 71 56 51 63 62 49 42 58 62
DewPt          9 14 11  9 15 21 28 29 33 42 38 36 34 34 31 28
Max/Min RH         29       9      40      19      70      35      73      27
RH            13 29 13 10 23 40 22 22 42 70 39 38 58 73 36 27
PWind Dir          NW      NW       S       S      SE       S      NW       N
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0      10      30      50      30      20
Rain Shwrs                            SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms                                 SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ006-152200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
543 AM CDT Sun Apr 15 2018

Date             Sun 04/15/18            Mon 04/16/18            Tue 04/17/18
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                 67          36          86          47          84
Temp             26 46 60 66 67 52 44 39 36 55 75 84 83 66 58 51 48 69 81 84 80
DewPt            19 21 21 21 20 24 24 22 22 23 17 12 10 16 16 18 18 17 14 10  7
Min/Max RH                   16          56           6          31           6
RH               76 38 22 18 16 33 45 50 56 29 11  7  6 15 19 27 30 13  8  6  6
Wind Dir          W  W  W  W  S SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          4  6  8  6  5  8  9  8  8 13 18 20 19 12 12 11 12 19 32 35 35
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW SC FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)         4  3  2  3  6 26 15 18 15 29 20 18 18 21 24 13 12 23 14  2  2
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     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1  3  8  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 13 11 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  7 10 10
Vent Rate        <1 27 94 76 64 <1 <1 <1 <1  7163338275 <1 <1 <1 <1 18260426463
T Wind Dir        W  W  W  W SW SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        5 10 13  9  9  6  6  5  5 16 28 31 28  8 10  8  9 20 46 50 51
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  5  4  0  0  0  0  1  7  8  8
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CH CL NO NO NO NO EL EX EX EX
Fire Weather                                    A  A                    A  A  A


Date          Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18 Fri 04/20/18 Sat 04/21/18
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       36      67      36      72      45      63      36      63
Temp          50 36 60 65 45 37 66 69 51 45 62 59 42 36 58 60
DewPt         10 11  8  9 14 19 26 29 35 41 34 34 31 30 28 26
Max/Min RH         36      10      48      19      84      33      79      25
RH            19 36 12 11 28 48 22 22 54 84 34 39 64 78 32 27
PWind Dir          NW      NW      SE       S       S       S      NW       N
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0      20      30      30      20      20
Rain Shwrs                         IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms                              IS IS IS SC SC IS IS

$$

OKZ002-152200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
543 AM CDT Sun Apr 15 2018

Date             Sun 04/15/18            Mon 04/16/18            Tue 04/17/18
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          34          84          48          86
Temp             25 41 56 64 65 49 41 36 34 50 69 82 81 64 57 52 49 69 82 86 82
DewPt            16 20 23 23 23 25 24 21 18 24 23 20 19 22 23 24 22 22 17 13 10
Min/Max RH                   19          55           9          37           6
RH               68 42 27 21 20 39 49 53 51 35 17 10 10 20 27 33 34 17  9  6  6
Wind Dir         NW  N  N NW NE  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          6  8  9  8  5  8  6  6  9 13 16 18 14 12 10 10 10 14 27 31 32
Clouds           FW FW CL FW CL FW SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        18 16  2  7  3 17 27 18 20 12 13 21 30 20 22 20 11 19 23  8  9
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     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1  2  6  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 12 10 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  8 12
Vent Rate        <1 20 84 94 29 <1 <1 <1 <1 12 39262207 <1 <1 <1 <1  4200320500
T Wind Dir       NW  N NW NW  W  E  E  E SE SE  S SW SW SE NW  W SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        5 11 16 12  3  8  8  8  8 13 14 25 24  6  1  5  5  9 34 46 50
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  7  8  8
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL NO NO NO NO NO EX EX EX
Fire Weather                                                            A  A  A


Date          Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18 Fri 04/20/18 Sat 04/21/18
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       40      68      38      73      48      64      39      61
Temp          52 40 62 66 46 39 67 70 54 48 61 60 46 39 56 59
DewPt         12 16 12  9 15 21 27 28 30 39 37 35 35 35 32 29
Max/Min RH         38      10      49      19      72      35      84      31
RH            20 38 14 10 28 49 22 21 40 72 40 39 65 84 39 32
PWind Dir          NW      NW       S      SE      SE       S      NE       N
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0      10      30      50      50      20
Rain Shwrs                            SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms                                 IS IS 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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