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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
416 AM CDT Mon Oct 21 2019

TXZ012-212200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
416 AM CDT Mon Oct 21 2019

Date             Mon 10/21/19            Tue 10/22/19            Wed 10/23/19
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                 65          34          68          43          74
Temp             36 47 59 65 58 49 43 39 34 46 62 68 61 52 48 46 43 55 69 74 64
DewPt            12 17 16 15 16 17 18 18 18 21 22 21 23 25 26 27 26 27 30 30 31
Min/Max RH                   14          54          17          51          20
RH               36 29 18 14 19 28 36 43 51 36 21 17 23 35 42 48 50 34 23 20 29
Wind Dir          W  W  W  W  N  E  N  N  N  W  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W NE
Wind Spd          4  4  5 13  5  4  4  4  4  4  8 10  9  8 10 10 11 12 12  8  4
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         0  1  1  4  1  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  3 25
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              4     2     2     2     3     4     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  8  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1104108 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 52 48 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 12 18 <1
T Wind Dir        W NW NW  W NW SE  W  W  W  W SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  W NW NE NE
T Wind Spd        8  9 14 13  4  2  1  4  4  3  9  9  3  4  6  6  8 10  6  5  5
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Thu 10/24/19 Fri 10/25/19 Sat 10/26/19 Sun 10/27/19
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       37      50      30      60      37      72      42      70
Temp          48 37 45 45 34 30 54 54 43 37 65 65 49 42 65 62
DewPt         32 32 27 22 23 22 22 23 26 25 27 27 30 29 32 32
Max/Min RH         82      35      72      22      61      19      60      24
RH            53 82 49 40 64 71 28 30 50 61 23 24 48 60 29 32
PWind Dir          NE       N       N      NW      SW      SW       S       W
Wind Char         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW
PoP 12HR            5      10       5       5      10       5       0       0

$$

TXZ016-212200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
416 AM CDT Mon Oct 21 2019

Date             Mon 10/21/19            Tue 10/22/19            Wed 10/23/19
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          33          67          41          75
Temp             34 48 61 66 61 47 41 38 34 46 62 67 61 49 45 43 42 55 70 75 67
DewPt             5 14 13 13 18 17 17 16 17 20 21 21 23 24 26 25 24 28 30 29 31
Min/Max RH                   13          52          17          52          18
RH               29 25 15 13 19 30 38 40 49 34 20 17 23 38 48 50 49 35 23 18 26
Wind Dir          W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N NE  N  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W NE
Wind Spd          6  9 14 21 11  6  5  5  4  3  8 10  9  8  8  9 11 13 13 10  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         1  1  1  1  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1 15
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              4     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  7  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 59 80 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 30 25 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 23  4 <1
T Wind Dir        W  W  W  W  N  E SW  W NW NW  W  W  S  S SW SW SW  W  N NE  E
T Wind Spd        8  8 10 11  5  3  5  4  4  2  6  5  3  4  6  8  9 10 10  1  5
RFTI              0  0  1  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Thu 10/24/19 Fri 10/25/19 Sat 10/26/19 Sun 10/27/19
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       35      50      27      59      35      72      42      70
Temp          46 35 47 45 33 28 53 53 40 35 65 65 47 42 66 64
DewPt         32 31 27 24 24 22 23 23 26 25 26 27 29 27 31 31
Max/Min RH         85      38      85      24      66      19      56      22
RH            58 85 46 43 71 79 30 30 58 66 22 24 49 56 27 29
PWind Dir          NE      NE       N      NW      SW      SW      SW       W
Wind Char         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW
PoP 12HR            5      10      10       5      10       5       0       0

$$

TXZ008-212200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
416 AM CDT Mon Oct 21 2019

Date             Mon 10/21/19            Tue 10/22/19            Wed 10/23/19
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          37          69          44          76
Temp             38 49 63 67 62 52 46 42 37 49 64 69 63 54 50 47 44 56 71 76 67
DewPt            16 19 17 15 17 19 19 19 20 23 22 21 23 25 26 28 27 28 29 28 30
Min/Max RH                   13          51          16          52          18
RH               40 30 17 13 17 27 33 40 50 35 20 16 22 31 39 46 52 33 21 18 25
Wind Dir          W  W  W  W  N  E  N NW  W  W SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  N NE
Wind Spd          6  4  6 12  5  4  4  4  4  4  5  9  8 10 10  9  8  9  9  6  5
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)         1  1  1  1  2  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  8  6 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              3     3     3     2     3     3     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  9 11 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1144136 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 70 65 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 33 40 <1
T Wind Dir        W NW NW NW NW SE  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW  S SW SW  W  N NE NE
T Wind Spd        8  9 18 13  2  2  1  5  5  4 11 11  4  5  6  5  5  5 11 11  8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Thu 10/24/19 Fri 10/25/19 Sat 10/26/19 Sun 10/27/19
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       38      53      32      63      38      75      42      72
Temp          50 38 46 49 38 32 56 57 45 38 68 68 51 42 65 66
DewPt         32 32 27 23 23 22 22 22 25 26 27 30 31 31 32 33
Max/Min RH         80      31      66      19      63      17      64      23
RH            49 80 46 34 54 66 26 26 45 62 22 24 45 64 29 30
PWind Dir          NE       N       N       W       S      SW       S      NW
Wind Char         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW
PoP 12HR           10      20       5       5      10       5       0       0
Rain Shwrs          IS
Snow Shwrs          IS

$$

TXZ008-212200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
416 AM CDT Mon Oct 21 2019

Date             Mon 10/21/19            Tue 10/22/19            Wed 10/23/19
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          68          46          74
Temp             37 47 60 66 61 51 46 40 36 46 62 68 63 55 51 48 46 55 69 74 67
DewPt            17 19 18 16 17 19 20 22 22 23 22 21 24 25 26 28 28 28 30 29 30
Min/Max RH                   14          56          17          48          19
RH               45 34 20 15 17 27 36 48 56 40 22 17 22 31 38 45 48 35 23 19 26
Wind Dir          W  W  W  W  N  E  N  N  W  W SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  N NE
Wind Spd          6  4  5 12  5  4  4  4  4  4  6  9  8  9 10  9  9 12  9  6  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)         0  1  1  1  2  2  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  8  6 28
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     3     3     2     2     3     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  9 10 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1135120 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 70 59 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 32 40 <1
T Wind Dir        W NW NW NW NW  S  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW  S SW SW  W  N NE NE
T Wind Spd        8  9 17 13  2  2  1  5  5  4 11 10  4  4  6  5  5  6 11 11  6
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Thu 10/24/19 Fri 10/25/19 Sat 10/26/19 Sun 10/27/19
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      51      32      61      40      73      44      69
Temp          51 40 43 48 37 32 54 56 46 40 65 66 52 44 64 64
DewPt         33 32 27 22 23 22 23 22 25 26 27 29 31 30 32 33
Max/Min RH         76      34      66      22      57      19      58      25
RH            50 75 54 35 57 66 29 27 44 56 24 25 43 58 31 31
PWind Dir          NE       N       N       W      SW      SW       S      NW
Wind Char         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW
PoP 12HR           10      20       5       5      10      10       0       0
Rain Shwrs          IS
Snow Shwrs          IS

$$

TXZ006-212200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
416 AM CDT Mon Oct 21 2019

Date             Mon 10/21/19            Tue 10/22/19            Wed 10/23/19
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                 65          28          67          36          73
Temp             32 45 61 65 57 44 38 31 28 45 62 67 59 49 44 40 36 52 69 72 62
DewPt             9 14 12 11 14 14 15 15 16 19 17 17 19 22 23 23 22 24 27 26 27
Min/Max RH                   12          60          14          56          17
RH               38 28 14 12 18 29 39 50 60 35 17 14 21 34 43 51 56 34 20 18 27
Wind Dir         NW NW  W NW  N  N  N NW  W  W  S SW  S  S  S SW SW  W  N NE  E
Wind Spd          6  5  9 14  9  5  4  5  5  4 10 12 10  9  8  8  6  9  9  9  9
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)         1  1  1  2  4  2  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  4 11  8 31
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     2     3     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  9 11 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1
Vent Rate        <1  5117126 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 26 33 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 52 25 <1
T Wind Dir       NW NW NW  W NW  N NW NW NW  N NW SW  S  S SW SW  W  N NE  E  E
T Wind Spd        9 10 13 13  3  3  4  5  6  6  4  6  5  6  6  6  4  9 14  5  8
RFTI              0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Thu 10/24/19 Fri 10/25/19 Sat 10/26/19 Sun 10/27/19
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       31      49      24      61      31      73      36      67
Temp          43 31 44 45 30 25 56 54 37 32 66 65 45 36 63 59
DewPt         30 29 24 20 22 20 20 18 22 21 23 24 26 24 29 29
Max/Min RH         93      31      87      18      65      15      65      23
RH            61 92 45 36 70 81 25 24 53 63 19 21 48 62 27 32
PWind Dir          NE       N       N      SW      SW      SW      SW       N
Wind Char         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW
PoP 12HR           20      30       5       5      10       5       0       0
Rain Shwrs    IS
Snow Shwrs       IS SC

$$

OKZ002-212200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
416 AM CDT Mon Oct 21 2019

Date             Mon 10/21/19            Tue 10/22/19            Wed 10/23/19
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          32          69          40          71
Temp             39 51 62 66 58 46 40 34 32 47 64 69 60 51 47 43 40 52 67 70 61
DewPt            14 18 17 15 16 16 17 17 18 20 20 20 21 23 24 24 24 26 27 27 29
Min/Max RH                   14          58          15          53          19
RH               36 27 17 14 19 30 39 50 55 34 18 15 22 33 40 46 52 36 22 20 29
Wind Dir          W NW NW NW  N  N NW  W  W  W SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W  N NE NE
Wind Spd          9  9 11 14  8  4  4  4  5  5  9 11  9  8  8  8  6  9  9 10  9
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)         1  1  3  4  3  7  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  7 11 23 26 30
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     2     2     3     3     3     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  9 11 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  6 <1
Vent Rate        <1  6207231 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 49 60 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 63 44 <1
T Wind Dir        W NW NW NW  N NW  W  W  W NW  W  W SW  S SW SW  W NW NE NE  E
T Wind Spd       10 12 26 25  6  3  5  6  8  9  8 11  5  8  8  8  6 11 16  9  6
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Thu 10/24/19 Fri 10/25/19 Sat 10/26/19 Sun 10/27/19
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       34      51      27      63      36      74      38      66
Temp          45 34 46 47 33 28 58 55 41 37 68 65 47 38 61 59
DewPt         32 30 24 19 20 20 21 20 23 23 25 28 29 28 30 29
Max/Min RH         86      29      74      17      59      17      67      26
RH            60 86 41 32 57 72 24 25 48 57 20 24 50 67 30 31
PWind Dir          NE       N       N       W      SW      SW       S       N
Wind Char         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW
PoP 12HR           30      30       5       5      10       5       5       0
Rain Shwrs    IS SC SC
Snow Shwrs       SC SC

$$

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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