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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
520 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

TXZ012-212200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
520 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date             Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18
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                 58          39          66          41          74
Temp             44 49 55 58 56 45 41 39 39 46 59 65 64 51 46 44 42 54 67 74 71
DewPt            44 46 42 41 39 39 39 39 37 38 37 36 34 36 37 38 39 41 41 40 38
Min/Max RH                   53         100          32          92          28
RH              100 89 61 53 53 79 92100 92 73 44 34 32 56 71 79 89 61 39 29 30
Wind Dir         NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  N NE  E  E  S  S  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd          9 11 13 14 13  9  8  9 11 10  8  8  8  8  6  4  6  6  8  8 11
Clouds           OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        89 90 88 80 72 55 52 56 39 24  6 13 19 10 29 31 32 25 29 18 21
PoP 12HR                     40          10           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.10           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       SC SC IS IS
Tstms            IS IS
LAL 6HR                 4     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     3     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt           1  2  4  4  4  1  2  1  2  3  5  7  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6  8  7
Vent Rate         9  6 40 63 56 10 17 12 20 30 40 56 20 <1 <1 <1 <1 20 48 72 98
T Wind Dir       SE SE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  N  E SE  S SE  S SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       10  3 11 20 16 11 12 13 14 13  9  9  3  6  8  3  4 11  9 10 16
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          Tue 04/24/18 Wed 04/25/18 Thu 04/26/18 Fri 04/27/18
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       47      64      40      63      42      70      41      71
Temp          53 47 63 57 45 40 56 61 46 43 67 63 48 42 67 67
DewPt         41 44 43 36 35 35 33 30 34 36 39 31 32 32 31 28
Max/Min RH         89      42      82      30      79      27      70      21
RH            64 89 48 45 68 82 42 31 63 76 36 30 54 67 26 23
PWind Dir          SE      NE      NE       N      SW      NW       N      NW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10      20      40      30       5      20       5       5
Rain Shwrs          IS IS SC SC SC SC       IS IS
Tstms               IS IS SC SC SC SC       IS IS

$$

TXZ016-212200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
520 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date             Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18
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          37          68          42          77
Temp             40 47 55 61 59 47 42 39 37 47 59 67 67 55 49 45 43 55 68 75 75
DewPt            39 42 38 38 36 38 38 37 36 38 36 36 34 37 37 37 37 38 39 38 34
Min/Max RH                   41          98          29          82          22
RH               96 83 54 42 42 71 86 92 96 70 43 33 30 52 63 73 79 53 35 26 22
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N  N NW NW NW  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd         11 13 16 14 13  8  6  6  9  8  4  4  4  8  6  5  6  9 10  9 10
Clouds           B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        76 70 51 36 49 35 41 33 32 21  9 19 23 24 40 44 46 29 19 11 24
PoP 12HR                     10           5           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     3     2     2     2     2     4     4     3     3
Mix Hgt           1  2  4  7  6  1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  7  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6 11  9
Vent Rate         9 26 64 78 44 10  5  3  4  8 14 28  7 <1 <1  3 <1 20 54110102
T Wind Dir       NW  N  N  N  N  E NE NE  N NE NW NW NW SE  E SE  S  S SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       10 14 18 13  9 11  9  5  8  5  4  4  1  4  5  6  5 14 10 11 13
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          Tue 04/24/18 Wed 04/25/18 Thu 04/26/18 Fri 04/27/18
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       47      66      39      63      42      70      41      71
Temp          54 47 66 60 43 39 54 61 45 43 67 65 48 42 66 69
DewPt         38 38 41 37 33 32 32 31 34 34 37 33 32 31 31 28
Max/Min RH         71      38      76      30      73      27      66      21
RH            55 71 40 43 67 76 44 32 67 70 33 30 55 64 27 22
PWind Dir          SE      NE      NE      NE       S      NW      NE      NW
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       5      50      10       5      20      10       5
Rain Shwrs                SC SC             IS IS
Tstms                     SC SC             IS IS

$$

TXZ008-212200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
520 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date             Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18
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                 56          40          65          43          74
Temp             45 51 53 56 55 47 45 44 40 49 58 64 64 54 49 46 43 56 66 73 73
DewPt            44 45 43 42 41 40 39 40 37 39 37 36 36 36 38 39 38 41 40 39 39
Min/Max RH                   59          90          33          82          28
RH               95 81 69 60 60 75 80 87 90 68 45 35 34 50 66 77 81 58 39 30 30
Wind Dir         NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N  N  N  N NE  E SE  S  E  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd          8  9 12 12 12  6  6  5  8  8  6  8  8  6  5  3  4  4  6  5  8
Clouds           OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        91 94 92 83 83 71 66 53 39 29 15  7  8  8 24 25 32 15 30 17 17
PoP 12HR                     40          10           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.08           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       SC SC IS IS                                                 IS
Tstms            IS IS
LAL 6HR                 4     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     3     2     2     3     4     4     3     3     3
Mix Hgt           2  2  3  4  4 <1  2  2 <1  4  5  7  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6  8  7
Vent Rate        11 10 30 56 56  4 17 17 10 39 25 42 20 <1 <1 <1 <1 15 30 48 77
T Wind Dir        E  E  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  N  E  E SW  E  S SW  S  S
T Wind Spd        8  5 13 18 18  8 12 12 11 12  5  6  3  6  5  1  3  6  5  6 12
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          Tue 04/24/18 Wed 04/25/18 Thu 04/26/18 Fri 04/27/18
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       48      64      42      65      45      71      43      73
Temp          55 48 64 60 48 42 59 64 50 45 70 67 50 43 67 71
DewPt         42 44 43 36 35 35 33 30 34 36 39 30 32 32 31 27
Max/Min RH         87      40      76      27      71      24      65      19
RH            61 87 46 41 60 76 38 27 54 70 32 25 49 65 26 19
PWind Dir          SE      NE       N       N      SW      NW       N       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           20      20      30      20       5      20       5       5
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS       IS IS
Tstms               IS IS SC SC IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ008-212200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
520 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date             Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18
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          40          65          43          74
Temp             46 49 52 55 54 48 45 42 40 48 57 64 64 55 49 46 43 54 65 72 73
DewPt            44 45 42 42 40 40 39 39 37 39 37 36 36 36 38 38 38 41 40 40 40
Min/Max RH                   59          90          34          84          29
RH               93 88 71 62 61 74 80 88 90 72 48 36 35 49 65 75 84 62 41 31 31
Wind Dir         NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  S SE  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd          8 10 13 13 13  8  6  5  8  8  6  8  6  5  5  3  4  4  6  5  9
Clouds           OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        91 93 90 78 82 67 63 54 38 26 13  9  8 10 26 26 32 17 31 17 17
PoP 12HR                     40          10           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.09           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       SC SC IS IS                                                 IS
Tstms            IS IS
LAL 6HR                 4     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     2     2     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt           2  2  3  4  4 <1  2  2  1  4  5  7  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6  8  7
Vent Rate        12 10 33 56 60  3 17 15 15 39 30 42 20 <1 <1 <1 <1 18 36 56 84
T Wind Dir       SE  E  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NE  E SE SW  E  S SW  S  S
T Wind Spd        9  5 14 18 17  5 12 11 12 12  6  6  3  6  5  1  2  8  6  8 13
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          Tue 04/24/18 Wed 04/25/18 Thu 04/26/18 Fri 04/27/18
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       48      63      42      64      44      71      42      71
Temp          55 48 62 58 47 42 55 64 50 44 69 67 51 42 66 70
DewPt         42 44 43 36 34 35 33 30 34 36 38 31 32 32 31 28
Max/Min RH         86      44      76      29      74      26      68      21
RH            60 86 50 44 60 76 43 29 56 73 33 27 49 68 28 21
PWind Dir          SE      NE       N       N       S      NW       N       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           20      20      30      20       5      20       5       5
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS       IS IS
Tstms               IS IS SC SC IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ006-212200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
520 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date             Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18
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                 56          37          66          40          74
Temp             39 44 53 56 54 45 41 39 37 47 58 64 65 53 46 43 40 54 66 72 73
DewPt            39 42 39 38 38 39 38 37 36 38 37 37 36 38 36 37 36 39 40 39 37
Min/Max RH                   50          96          33          87          27
RH              100 93 59 51 53 78 91 91 96 71 45 36 34 57 69 80 84 56 37 30 27
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N NE  N NW NW NW  E  E  E  E  E  S  S  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd          9 13 16 13 13  6  5  6 10  6  6  6  8  8  5  4  5  9 10  9 11
Clouds           OV OV B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        91 88 81 67 70 60 63 57 33 24 11 17 18 19 39 31 38 27 25 10 30
PoP 12HR                     20          10           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs             IS IS                                                 IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt           1  2  5  6  5  4  2  2  2  3  3  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5  8  7
Vent Rate        13 22 82 72 54 35 24 14 15 13 12 39 17  3 <1 <1 <1 12 45 68 91
T Wind Dir       NE  N  N  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  W  N NE  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S
T Wind Spd       11 12 19 13 11 10 11  8  8  5  4  8  3  6  4  3  3  9 10 10 14
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          Tue 04/24/18 Wed 04/25/18 Thu 04/26/18 Fri 04/27/18
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      60      37      64      40      68      38      71
Temp          52 44 59 57 43 37 56 63 46 41 66 65 46 39 65 68
DewPt         41 40 35 32 32 31 31 30 33 34 35 30 29 29 31 28
Max/Min RH         86      37      78      28      79      26      70      21
RH            67 86 41 39 65 76 38 29 61 76 31 27 52 67 28 22
PWind Dir          SE       N       N      NE       S      NW       N       W
Wind Char         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           20      20      20      10       5      10      10       5
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms               IS IS IS IS

$$

OKZ002-212200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
520 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date             Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18
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                 54          38          65          39          73
Temp             43 46 51 54 53 45 42 39 38 47 57 64 62 49 45 42 40 53 64 71 71
DewPt            42 44 42 42 40 40 39 38 37 39 37 37 37 38 37 38 37 40 41 41 41
Min/Max RH                   61          96          36          92          31
RH               98 93 71 64 62 82 90 95 96 73 47 37 39 65 74 86 89 61 42 34 34
Wind Dir         NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  N  N NE NE  E SE  W  S  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd          8 10 12 12 11  6  6  6  9  6  6  8  8  5  4  3  4  5  8  8 10
Clouds           OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW CL FW FW SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        94 96 93 92 87 75 71 57 48 37 14 11 10  4 16 14 28 10 19 24 18
PoP 12HR                     40          10           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       SC SC IS IS                                                 IS
Tstms            IS IS
LAL 6HR                 4     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     2     2     3     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt           2  2  3  4  3  3  3  2 <1  3  4  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  6  7
Vent Rate        14 11 30 49 35 27 25 18  3 26 16 39 17 <1 <1 <1 <1 20 35 53 78
T Wind Dir        E NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N NE  E  E  W  N SE SE SE SE
T Wind Spd       10  8 13 16 16 11 11 10  6 10  4  6  3  6  3  3  2  9  8  9 13
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          Tue 04/24/18 Wed 04/25/18 Thu 04/26/18 Fri 04/27/18
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       45      59      39      65      41      68      39      72
Temp          52 45 57 57 44 39 57 64 47 42 67 65 46 39 66 70
DewPt         41 43 39 34 34 33 32 30 32 35 39 30 31 31 30 28
Max/Min RH         93      40      79      27      79      27      73      19
RH            67 93 52 41 68 79 38 28 57 76 36 27 55 73 26 21
PWind Dir          SE       N       N       N      SE      NW       N       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           20      20      20       5       5      20       5       5
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS IS IS IS             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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