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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
519 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

TXZ012-131000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
519 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

Date           04/12/18      Fri 04/13/18            Sat 04/14/18            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 50          60          30          56          29
Temp             90 75 68 61 53 56 60 57 52 43 37 32 30 38 47 55 54 42 36 32 30
DewPt            11 17 23 21 19 17 15 19 23 23 23 21 19 17 15 12 10 11 11 11 12
Max/Min RH                   28          17          66          16          48
RH                5 11 18 21 26 21 17 22 32 45 56 63 63 42 27 18 17 28 35 41 46
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NW NW
Wind Spd         27 21 21 19 21 31 29 21 20 13 16 20 21 31 31 31 25 16  8  9  9
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        11 14 16 13 10 27 44 61 78 66 54 45 36 35 34 24 14  9  3  3  3
PoP 12HR                      0          20          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                         IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              6     4     4     3     3     2     2     2     4     4
Mix Hgt          12 <1 <1 <1 <1 10 12 10  5  1  4  4  4  5  7  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate       420 <1 <1  8 12371360152 70 14100 98116165238281208 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW NW  W  N NW NW  N  N  N NW  N  N NW  W
T Wind Spd       40 14 18 17 27 44 34 18 16 16 28 32 37 37 39 37 29  5  5  4  5
RFTI              7  4  2  0  2  4  4  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  3  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EX CL EL NO EL CL CL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL NO NO NO NO
Red Flag          W  W


Date           04/15 Mon 04/16/18 Tue 04/17/18 Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       67      40      80      50      83      42      70      42      75
Temp          59 64 46 41 73 76 58 50 79 79 55 42 64 67 49 42 70 70
DewPt         17 17 19 20 25 21 27 29 21 17 18 21 16 16 21 26 29 30
Min/Max RH         14      42      12      44       9      43      12      53      18
RH            19 16 34 42 17 13 30 44 11 10 23 43 15 14 33 53 22 22
PWind Dir           W      SE       S       S      SW      NW      NE      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0       5

$$

TXZ016-131000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
519 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

Date           04/12/18      Fri 04/13/18            Sat 04/14/18            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 48          57          29          56          28
Temp             88 74 67 60 51 52 56 56 53 42 37 32 29 39 49 54 55 43 36 31 29
DewPt            12 17 22 20 18 13  8 14 20 22 24 21 18 17 16 13 11 11 10 11 12
Max/Min RH                   27          15          66          17          50
RH                6 11 18 21 27 21 15 19 27 45 60 63 63 41 26 19 17 28 33 43 48
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N  N NE  N  W
Wind Spd         31 23 23 21 23 31 32 24 19 13 17 18 19 28 29 24 20 13  5  4  4
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        12 14 16 13  9 23 36 59 81 73 64 50 35 31 26 19 11  7  3  3  3
PoP 12HR                      0          20          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                         IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     3     4     4     3     3     2     4     4     3
Mix Hgt          11 <1 <1 <1  1 10 13 15 10  1  1 <1  1  5  8  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate       396  8 10 11 24352400300160  5 17  5 19190240279200 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N NE  E  S
T Wind Spd       41 17 21 25 27 42 36 23 18  5 19 10 21 43 36 35 28  4  5  3  3
RFTI              8  4  2  1  2  4  5  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  3  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EX CL EL EL EL CL CH CL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL EL NO NO NO NO
Red Flag          W  W
Wind              Y  Y


Date           04/15 Mon 04/16/18 Tue 04/17/18 Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       69      40      80      46      81      39      70      40      75
Temp          60 67 46 41 72 77 55 47 76 78 52 39 62 67 47 40 69 70
DewPt         17 16 18 19 23 18 23 23 18 16 12 17 16 16 19 23 28 29
Min/Max RH         13      42      10      40       9      40      12      50      19
RH            19 14 32 41 16 11 29 39 11 10 20 40 16 14 33 50 22 22
PWind Dir          SW       S       S       S      SW      NW       E       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0       5

$$

TXZ008-131000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
519 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

Date           04/12/18      Fri 04/13/18            Sat 04/14/18            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 55          59          30          55          31
Temp             92 78 72 65 56 59 58 55 52 46 37 33 30 38 46 53 54 44 38 34 32
DewPt             9 16 23 21 19 21 24 25 26 24 22 21 19 17 15 12 10 10 11 12 12
Max/Min RH                   25          19          65          17          45
RH                4 10 16 19 23 23 27 31 36 42 53 60 63 43 28 19 17 24 32 39 43
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NW NW
Wind Spd         24 21 21 18 21 24 25 21 20 14 18 20 21 31 31 31 26 17  8  9  9
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        15 14 13 13 12 35 58 69 79 67 54 50 46 42 39 28 16 10  3  4  4
PoP 12HR                      0          20          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                         IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              6     3     3     3     3     2     2     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          14 <1 <1 <1 <1  9  5  7  1  3  4  4  5  6  8  9  9 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate       490 <1  8  7 13253 98144 13 66104108144204255306238 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW  W NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N NE  N NW  W
T Wind Spd       40 16 18 14 28 33 24 24 14 25 29 31 36 39 39 39 32  6  5  5  6
RFTI              7  4  2  0  1  3  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  3  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EX CL EL NO EL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL NO NO NO NO
Red Flag          W  W


Date           04/15 Mon 04/16/18 Tue 04/17/18 Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       67      42      81      54      85      45      71      44      76
Temp          58 66 48 42 72 79 62 54 80 82 58 45 66 70 52 44 70 73
DewPt         17 19 20 20 26 23 27 29 22 18 20 20 17 18 21 25 28 29
Min/Max RH         15      41      12      38       9      37      13      47      17
RH            20 16 33 41 18 12 26 38 12  9 23 37 15 14 29 47 21 19
PWind Dir          NW      SE       S       S      SW      NW      NE      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0       5

$$

TXZ008-131000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
519 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

Date           04/12/18      Fri 04/13/18            Sat 04/14/18            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 53          58          29          55          29
Temp             92 79 73 65 55 57 54 52 50 45 37 32 29 34 43 52 54 43 37 33 29
DewPt            11 16 22 21 19 21 24 25 26 24 22 21 20 17 15 12 10 10 11 12 12
Max/Min RH                   26          19          69          17          48
RH                5 10 15 19 25 24 30 35 40 43 55 64 69 50 32 20 17 25 33 41 48
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NW NW
Wind Spd         25 21 21 19 21 25 25 21 20 13 17 20 21 31 31 31 26 17  6  8  9
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        15 14 13 12 12 35 59 69 80 68 55 51 46 42 38 27 15  9  3  4  4
PoP 12HR                      0          20          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                         IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              6     3     3     3     3     2     2     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          14 <1 <1 <1 <1  9  6  8  1  2  4  4  5  6  8  9  9 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate       490  7  8  7 13279121149 12 40104 95144198248297230 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW  W NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N NE  N NW  W
T Wind Spd       40 16 18 14 28 35 21 21 13 21 29 31 36 37 37 37 31  6  4  5  6
RFTI              7  4  2  0  1  3  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  3  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EX CL EL NO EL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL NO NO NO NO
Red Flag          W  W


Date           04/15 Mon 04/16/18 Tue 04/17/18 Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       66      41      80      53      84      43      71      44      75
Temp          56 65 47 41 69 78 62 53 79 81 58 43 64 69 53 44 69 73
DewPt         17 18 20 20 26 22 27 28 22 17 20 20 17 17 21 25 28 29
Min/Max RH         16      43      12      38       9      39      13      47      18
RH            21 16 34 43 20 12 26 38 12  9 23 39 16 13 28 47 22 19
PWind Dir           W      SE       S       S      SW      NW      NE      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0       5

$$

TXZ006-131000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
519 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

Date           04/12/18      Fri 04/13/18            Sat 04/14/18            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 44          52          26          54          27
Temp             89 72 64 55 46 51 48 49 51 40 33 30 26 35 46 52 53 40 34 31 28
DewPt            12 16 19 19 19 22 25 24 23 23 23 21 19 17 14 12  9 11 12 13 14
Max/Min RH                   38          24          78          17          58
RH                6 12 17 24 34 32 40 37 33 51 66 70 74 47 28 20 17 30 39 48 56
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  W NW  N NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W
Wind Spd         31 21 21 20 21 26 23 21 20 17 23 27 25 32 32 31 25 16  8  8  8
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        20 15 11 15 19 50 81 82 83 74 66 60 55 45 35 24 13  9  4  5  5
PoP 12HR                      0          30          20           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03        0.01           0           0
Rain Shwrs                   IS IS SC SC IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              6     4     3     3     3     2     2     4     4     3
Mix Hgt          14 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  3  2  7  1  5  5  2  6  8  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate       500  7  8  8 11 96 54 32125 12121144 52204263270208 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  W NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NW  W
T Wind Spd       42 16 17 18 24 20 23 18 19 13 29 36 29 42 40 34 29  4  4  4  5
RFTI              8  4  2  1  1  2  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  3  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EX CL EL EL EL EL NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL NO NO NO NO
Red Flag          W  W
Wind              Y  Y


Date           04/15 Mon 04/16/18 Tue 04/17/18 Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       66      37      80      45      79      37      68      37      74
Temp          59 64 45 37 72 78 56 46 75 75 49 37 61 66 47 38 68 71
DewPt         18 18 21 20 23 17 20 24 19 16 17 18 16 15 20 23 26 27
Min/Max RH         16      50      10      41      10      46      13      55      17
RH            20 17 38 50 16 10 24 41 12 11 28 46 17 14 34 55 20 19
PWind Dir          SW       S       S      SW      SW      NW       E       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0       5

$$

OKZ002-131000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
519 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

Date           04/12/18      Fri 04/13/18            Sat 04/14/18            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 46          53          27          52          25
Temp             90 72 66 58 47 53 48 51 50 38 32 30 27 34 44 51 49 36 32 29 25
DewPt            14 17 21 21 20 24 29 28 27 24 21 20 18 16 14 12 10 11 13 13 14
Max/Min RH                   37          23          71          18          62
RH                6 12 18 23 34 32 47 40 41 56 63 67 68 46 29 20 20 34 45 52 61
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NW NW
Wind Spd         26 19 21 19 20 26 26 24 25 23 26 27 29 32 32 31 27 18  9  9  9
Clouds           SC FW FW FW FW B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW CL FW FW
Clouds(%)        27 20 13 17 22 52 81 82 83 79 74 70 66 56 47 33 19 11  4  6  7
PoP 12HR                      0          30          20           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06        0.01           0           0
Rain Shwrs                   SC SC SC SC IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              6     4     2     2     2     2     2     4     4     3
Mix Hgt          14 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  2  1  6  4  4  6  5  6  7  9  7 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate       486 <1 <1 <1 <1110 28 10102124141204167215259333203 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW  W NW NW SW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W
T Wind Spd       41 14 12 14 10 25 20 11 19 35 36 42 42 44 42 42 33  8  6  6  5
RFTI              7  2  1  0  1  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  4  4  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EX EL EL NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO
Red Flag          W  W


Date           04/15 Mon 04/16/18 Tue 04/17/18 Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       65      37      81      50      83      40      69      39      74
Temp          55 63 41 38 70 78 58 50 78 79 53 40 62 67 47 39 67 71
DewPt         19 20 20 20 26 23 24 27 23 18 20 19 18 17 21 24 28 28
Min/Max RH         18      50      12      41      10      42      13      53      18
RH            24 19 42 48 19 13 28 41 13 10 27 42 18 14 35 53 23 20
PWind Dir           N      SE       S       S      SW      NW      NE      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    FW CL FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       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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