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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
353 AM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018

TXZ012-132200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
353 AM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018

Date             Fri 04/13/18            Sat 04/14/18            Sun 04/15/18
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                 63          31          56          30          67
Temp          65 57 60 61 54 50 44 38 35 31 38 47 55 54 43 37 33 31 45 58 66 64
DewPt         23 14 16 14 26 24 26 23 21 18 17 16 14 13 12 13 13 16 16 19 19 19
Min/Max RH                   15          58          18          53          16
RH            21 18 18 16 34 36 49 54 56 58 42 28 19 19 28 37 43 53 31 22 16 17
Wind Dir       N SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW  W  S
Wind Spd       0 20 27 27 26 23 19 17 23 24 32 34 31 28 12  9 10 10 10 10  8  6
Clouds        CL CL CL FW B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      3  1  2 15 60 81 87 56 45 36 30 34 16  3  0  6  3  1  1  1  1  3
PoP 12HR                     20          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs             IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     3     3     2     2     3     4     4     2     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  9 12  7  5 <1  2  3  3  5  7  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  8  8  8
Vent Rate     <1 <1306368169 99  6 35 81 93185245264196 <1 <1 <1 <1 20 98 80 53
T Wind Dir    SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W NW NW  W SW
T Wind Spd    14 13 41 36 29 25 12 26 31 35 42 40 37 32  6  5  5  6 11 14 11  8
RFTI           0  0  3  4  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO CL CL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A
Red Flag       W  W  W  W  W  W
Wind                 Y  Y  Y  Y


Date          Mon 04/16/18 Tue 04/17/18 Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18
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      82      52      83      42      69      43      74
Temp          47 41 74 79 59 52 78 77 54 42 63 67 50 43 69 69
DewPt         20 21 24 18 24 28 21 16 15 20 12 13 19 26 29 29
Max/Min RH         46      10      39       9      41      11      51      19
RH            34 44 15 10 26 39 12 10 21 41 13 12 29 51 22 22
PWind Dir          SE       S      SW      SW      NW      NE      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       5       5       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ016-132200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
353 AM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018

Date             Fri 04/13/18            Sat 04/14/18            Sun 04/15/18
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                 57          30          56          28          69
Temp          60 51 54 56 54 46 41 35 32 30 38 48 54 54 42 36 32 29 45 58 68 67
DewPt         21 11 16  7 13 26 26 25 22 19 18 16 15 13 15 14 13 15 15 17 18 17
Min/Max RH                   14          69          19          55          14
RH            20 20 22 14 19 45 56 66 66 63 44 28 21 19 34 41 46 55 29 20 15 15
Wind Dir       N  W  W  W NW  N  N NW  N  N  N  N NW  N  N NE NW NW NW  W SW  S
Wind Spd       0 21 31 36 27 20 13 13 19 21 29 29 23 21  9  4  4  5  6  8  8  9
Clouds        SC CL CL FW B1 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     33  1  5 13 62 72 78 67 46 19 21 11 17  4  0  1  0  0  3  2  2  3
PoP 12HR                     20          20           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.01           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs             IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     3     3     2     3     3     2     3     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  9 12 16  6  2  2  2 <1  5  8  9  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  7  8  7
Vent Rate      8  7333396240 33  8 27 27 10195240230168 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 52 53 63
T Wind Dir    SW  W  W  W  W NE NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  W  W SW  W  W SW
T Wind Spd    18 16 42 39 18  6  4 20 20 23 44 36 31 27  5  4  2  4  4  9  8 10
RFTI           0  2  4  5  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO EL CL CH CL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A
Red Flag       W  W  W  W  W  W
Wind                 Y  Y  Y  Y


Date          Mon 04/16/18 Tue 04/17/18 Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18
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      82      49      81      39      69      41      75
Temp          46 41 74 79 58 50 77 76 51 39 61 66 47 42 71 70
DewPt         18 18 20 14 18 20 18 17 11 17 14 16 19 23 30 33
Max/Min RH         42       8      31       9      41      12      47      20
RH            32 40 13  8 21 31 11 11 20 41 16 14 32 47 22 25
PWind Dir           S      SW      SW      SW      NW       E       S       S
Wind Char         <15     15>     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW FW SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       5       5       5       5       5      10

$$

TXZ008-132200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
353 AM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018

Date             Fri 04/13/18            Sat 04/14/18            Sun 04/15/18
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                 63          34          54          32          67
Temp          69 61 61 59 52 51 47 42 38 34 40 46 53 53 43 38 35 33 46 58 65 66
DewPt         23 14 17 26 29 28 27 22 21 19 18 16 14 13 13 13 14 15 18 19 20 20
Min/Max RH                   15          54          19          48          16
RH            18 16 18 28 41 41 45 45 50 54 41 29 21 20 29 35 41 47 32 22 18 17
Wind Dir       N SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW SW
Wind Spd       0 18 24 21 24 23 17 18 21 25 31 31 29 27 11  9  8 10 10  9  6  5
Clouds        CL CL FW B1 B1 B2 SC B1 B2 SC SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL
Clouds(%)      5  1  9 54 68 82 37 67 80 49 44 41 27  6  0  5  3  1  3 12  5  5
PoP 12HR                     20          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs             IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     3     3     2     2     4     4     2     2     2
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 10 13  6  3  4  5  4  4  6  7  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  9  9  8
Vent Rate     <1 <1333295178 39 81150120116204238272203 <1 <1 <1 <1 20128 87 48
T Wind Dir    SW SW  W  W NW  W NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W NW NW  W  W
T Wind Spd    13 13 40 25 33 14 26 34 33 37 42 39 39 33  6  6  5  6 11 17 10  6
RFTI           0  0  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A


Date          Mon 04/16/18 Tue 04/17/18 Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18
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      83      56      84      44      70      45      75
Temp          48 42 74 82 64 56 80 80 57 44 64 69 52 45 70 72
DewPt         21 21 26 21 25 28 23 18 18 19 13 13 19 25 30 29
Max/Min RH         43      10      33       9      36      11      45      18
RH            34 42 17 10 22 33 12 10 21 36 13 11 27 45 22 20
PWind Dir          SE       S       S      SW      NW      NE      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       5       5       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ008-132200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
353 AM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018

Date             Fri 04/13/18            Sat 04/14/18            Sun 04/15/18
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                 61          33          54          31          67
Temp          67 59 60 58 51 50 45 40 36 33 37 44 51 53 43 38 34 32 44 57 65 66
DewPt         23 16 19 25 29 27 28 22 21 20 18 16 14 13 13 14 14 16 18 19 20 20
Min/Max RH                   18          59          19          52          16
RH            19 18 20 28 44 42 51 49 55 59 46 33 23 20 29 37 44 52 35 23 18 17
Wind Dir       N SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N NW NW  W NW NW  W SW
Wind Spd       0 18 24 21 24 23 17 18 23 25 31 31 29 27 10  9  8 10  9  9  6  6
Clouds        CL CL FW B1 B1 B2 SC B1 B2 SC SC SC SC FW CL FW FW CL CL FW CL CL
Clouds(%)      3  2 10 51 66 79 50 63 82 43 40 38 26  7  0  7  6  1  1 11  4  3
PoP 12HR                     20          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs             IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     3     3     2     2     4     4     3     2     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 10 14  6  2  4  5  4  4  5  7  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  9  9  8
Vent Rate     <1  4342308180 26 84150116112198252275210 <1 <1 <1 <1 18119 77 45
T Wind Dir    SW SW  W  W NW  W NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W NW NW  W  W
T Wind Spd    13 14 41 26 34 14 27 34 33 36 42 41 37 34  6  5  5  6 10 16 10  6
RFTI           0  0  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A


Date          Mon 04/16/18 Tue 04/17/18 Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18
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      82      55      84      43      69      45      75
Temp          49 42 71 81 63 56 80 80 57 43 62 68 52 45 69 72
DewPt         21 21 25 20 24 27 23 17 17 19 12 14 19 25 30 29
Max/Min RH         44      10      34       9      38      11      46      19
RH            33 44 18 11 22 33 12  9 21 38 14 12 27 46 23 21
PWind Dir          SE       S      SW      SW      NW      NE      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       5       5       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ006-132200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
353 AM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018

Date             Fri 04/13/18            Sat 04/14/18            Sun 04/15/18
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                 52          28          54          27          67
Temp          57 50 50 48 45 45 41 35 33 28 36 46 52 53 40 34 30 28 46 60 66 65
DewPt         14 12 27 29 30 28 24 21 20 18 17 15 13 13 14 15 15 17 18 19 19 18
Min/Max RH                   18          66          19          64          15
RH            18 21 40 48 55 52 50 56 58 66 46 28 21 21 34 45 54 64 32 20 16 16
Wind Dir       N SW NW  N NW  N  N  N NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W NW  W SW  S
Wind Spd       0 20 25 26 25 31 23 24 28 27 34 33 31 27 10  6  6  8  9  9  6  8
Clouds        CL CL SC B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      4  2 42 84 79 82 64 83 62 46 36 18 19  4  1 19  4  2  0  5  3  4
PoP 12HR                     30          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.06           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       IS IS SC SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     2     2     3     3     3     2     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 11  5  3  1  1  4  4  2  6  7  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  8  8  7
Vent Rate      7  9270134 64 11 33115112 56215252253182 <1 <1 <1 <1 23 75 48 35
T Wind Dir     W SW  W  N NW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W  W  W  W SW
T Wind Spd    16 19 28 33 25  9 24 36 36 32 44 41 35 29  5  5  5  5 11 11  6  5
RFTI           0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A
Wind                       Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


Date          Mon 04/16/18 Tue 04/17/18 Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18
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      82      47      79      36      67      38      73
Temp          45 37 73 80 57 48 77 74 50 36 61 66 47 39 68 70
DewPt         20 20 21 15 16 19 18 13 16 15 11 13 19 22 27 28
Max/Min RH         52       8      32       9      42      12      52      19
RH            36 50 14  9 20 32 11 10 25 42 14 13 32 50 21 21
PWind Dir          SE       S      SW      SW      NW       E       S       S
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       5       5       5       0       5      10

$$

OKZ002-132200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
353 AM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018

Date             Fri 04/13/18            Sat 04/14/18            Sun 04/15/18
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                 55          28          52          25          66
Temp          61 54 52 51 50 47 40 33 30 28 34 44 51 49 37 31 29 26 41 56 64 64
DewPt         17 14 32 31 31 26 24 21 21 18 17 15 15 13 14 14 15 15 19 21 21 21
Min/Max RH                   19          69          22          65          18
RH            20 20 46 46 48 43 53 61 69 66 49 31 23 23 39 48 56 62 40 25 20 19
Wind Dir       N  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW  E
Wind Spd       0 18 23 25 33 34 27 31 31 31 34 33 33 29 12 10  9 11 10  9  6  6
Clouds        CL FW SC B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW CL FW FW CL FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      4  7 39 80 80 67 70 73 73 81 55 55 40  7  0 11 10  3  9  5  5  4
PoP 12HR                     30          20           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.01           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       IS IS SC SC IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     2     2     2     2     4     4     2     2     2
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  4  5  6  7  6  5  5  4  6  7  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  8  9  8
Vent Rate     <1 <1 88140209217182175166126215247263208 <1 <1 <1 <1 30112 77 40
T Wind Dir    SW SW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W NW NW NW  W
T Wind Spd     9 12 25 32 43 35 37 39 41 41 44 43 40 36  8  6  6  6 13 16 10  5
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A
High Wind                                    A  A  A
Wind                       Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


Date          Mon 04/16/18 Tue 04/17/18 Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18
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      82      51      82      39      69      40      75
Temp          44 37 71 79 59 51 78 76 51 39 61 67 48 40 68 72
DewPt         21 21 25 21 23 23 23 17 19 17 13 14 17 23 28 29
Max/Min RH         54      11      33      10      40      12      49      18
RH            40 52 18 11 24 33 13 11 28 40 15 13 29 49 22 20
PWind Dir          SE       S       S      SW      NW       N      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       5       5       5       0       5       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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