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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
516 AM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

TXZ012-142200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
516 AM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

Date             Sat 04/14/18            Sun 04/15/18            Mon 04/16/18
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          29          70          41          86
Temp             28 35 47 53 51 42 36 31 29 45 61 69 68 55 49 45 42 59 77 85 83
DewPt            21 18 16 15 15 14 13 13 15 18 20 19 18 20 20 22 21 25 19 17 13
Min/Max RH                   21          55          14          44           7
RH               75 49 28 22 23 31 38 47 55 33 20 15 15 25 31 40 43 27 11  8  7
Wind Dir         NW NW NW NW  N  N NW NW NW NW  W  W SW  S SE  S  S SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd         24 32 34 31 26 12 10 10 10 11 10  9  8 10 11 12 12 18 21 21 19
Clouds           SC SC FW FW CL FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        47 27 23 20  3  8  7  4  1  2  3  4  4  7  9 13 16 16 16 18 20
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     3     3     2     2     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           3  5  7  9  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  8  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 10 13  9
Vent Rate        88205266315264 <1 <1 <1 <1 24120108 72 <1 <1 <1 <1  8238338216
T Wind Dir       NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NW  W NW  W  W  W SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       40 47 43 40 35  9  8  6  6 13 17 13 10  6  8  9  9 17 28 31 27
RFTI              0  0  3  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  4
RFTI Category    NO NO CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL
Freeze            W
Red Flag                W  W  W
Wind              Y  Y  Y  Y


Date          Tue 04/17/18 Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18 Fri 04/20/18
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       53      87      42      70      41      72      48      69
Temp          63 53 83 82 56 42 65 67 49 41 67 69 53 48 67 64
DewPt         16 24 16 13  9 12 11 10 14 22 27 30 35 39 37 32
Max/Min RH         32       7      29      10      46      20      71      28
RH            16 32  8  7 15 29 12 11 24 46 22 23 50 71 33 30
PWind Dir          SW      SW      NW      NW      SE      SE      SE       S
Wind Char         15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B1
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0      10      20      30
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS SC SC
Tstms                                             IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ016-142200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
516 AM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

Date             Sat 04/14/18            Sun 04/15/18            Mon 04/16/18
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          27          70          40          85
Temp             28 37 47 55 54 40 33 28 27 45 59 68 68 54 48 44 41 59 77 84 82
DewPt            27 24 20 17 15 17 17 15 16 20 19 19 18 20 18 19 19 23 16 16 10
Min/Max RH                   20          63          14          42           7
RH               96 59 35 22 21 39 51 58 63 37 21 15 15 27 30 37 41 25 10  8  7
Wind Dir          N  N  N NW  N NE NE NW  W  W SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd         18 29 27 23 20  8  5  4  5  8 11  9  9 10 10 11 12 17 20 21 20
Clouds           SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        41 19 12 15  2  4  4  3  1  2  2  3  4  6  7 12 16 16 16 21 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              2     3     3     2     3     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1  4  8 10 10 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 11  7
Vent Rate        <1120248290228 <1 <1 <1 <1 16 72 75 59 <1 <1 <1 <1  8225297161
T Wind Dir       NW  N NW NW NW NE NE NW  W  W  W  W SW SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        9 34 37 33 27  6  5  2  5  9 13 11 10  6  9  9  9 18 28 31 26
RFTI              0  0  2  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  5  5
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CH CH
Freeze            W
Red Flag                W  W  W
Wind              Y  Y  Y  Y


Date          Tue 04/17/18 Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18 Fri 04/20/18
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       51      84      38      70      40      73      46      70
Temp          60 52 80 79 51 38 62 68 48 40 69 70 52 47 65 65
DewPt         14 17 14 14  9 10 10 12 15 20 28 32 36 38 33 32
Max/Min RH         27       7      31      10      44      19      73      24
RH            17 26  8  8 19 31 13 11 27 44 21 24 55 72 30 29
PWind Dir          SW      SW      NW      NE       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0      10      20      30
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS SC SC
Tstms                                             IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ008-142200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
516 AM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

Date             Sat 04/14/18            Sun 04/15/18            Mon 04/16/18
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          32          70          44          88
Temp             30 38 45 52 52 43 38 35 32 48 60 68 69 57 50 48 44 62 79 86 86
DewPt            21 17 16 15 15 13 12 13 14 17 21 21 20 21 22 23 22 25 22 19 16
Min/Max RH                   21          46          15          42           7
RH               69 42 29 22 23 28 34 40 46 29 22 16 15 24 33 37 42 25 12  8  7
Wind Dir         NW NW  N NW  N  N NW NW  W NW NW  W SW  S SE  S  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd         25 31 34 32 25 10  9  8  8  8  8  6  5  8  9  9  9 14 18 20 17
Clouds           B1 SC SC FW CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        56 29 30 14  5  1  7  5  2  3  3  5  7 14 21 16 11 14 16 21 26
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     3     3     2     2     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           4  5  7  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  9 10  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  7 13 10
Vent Rate       119190287351256  5 <1 <1 <1 18145130 72 <1 <1 <1 <1 12184351247
T Wind Dir       NW NW  N NW  N  N NW NW  W NW  W  W  W SE SE SE SE SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       39 43 47 44 36 10  6  5  6 10 19 14  9  6  8  5  6 12 28 31 29
RFTI              0  0  2  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  4  4
RFTI Category    NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL
Freeze            W
High Wind         W  W  W  W
Red Flag                W  W  W


Date          Tue 04/17/18 Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18 Fri 04/20/18
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       55      88      45      71      43      72      50      69
Temp          64 55 84 84 58 45 65 69 51 43 67 70 55 50 67 66
DewPt         18 23 18 16 11 14 12 11 14 23 28 30 35 39 39 34
Max/Min RH         29       7      28      10      45      20      67      29
RH            16 29  9  8 15 28 12 10 22 45 23 22 47 67 36 30
PWind Dir          SW      SW      NW      NW      SE      SE       S       S
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B2
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0      10      20      30
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS SC SC
Tstms                                             IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ008-142200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
516 AM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

Date             Sat 04/14/18            Sun 04/15/18            Mon 04/16/18
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                 53          31          69          43          87
Temp             29 35 43 51 51 43 38 34 31 46 58 67 68 58 51 46 44 59 77 85 85
DewPt            21 18 16 16 15 13 13 13 15 18 21 21 20 21 22 23 22 25 21 19 15
Min/Max RH                   22          51          15          44           7
RH               73 49 34 25 23 29 36 42 51 33 24 17 16 24 32 39 42 27 12  9  7
Wind Dir         NW NW  N NW  N  N NW NW  W NW  W  W SW  S SE  S  S SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd         24 32 34 32 25  9  8  8  8  8  8  8  5  8  9 10 10 16 18 20 18
Clouds           B1 SC SC FW CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        54 30 28 13  4  1  8  5  2  3  3  5  7 13 18 15 12 15 17 22 27
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     3     3     2     2     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           4  5  7  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  9 10  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  9 13 10
Vent Rate       119195280333256  4 <1 <1 <1 18145124 68 <1 <1 <1 <1 12221351250
T Wind Dir       NW NW  N NW  N  N NW NW  W NW  W  W  W SE SE SE  S SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       39 44 46 42 36  9  6  5  6 10 19 14  9  6  6  5  5 13 29 31 28
RFTI              0  0  2  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  4  4
RFTI Category    NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL
Freeze            W
High Wind         W  W  W  W
Red Flag                W  W  W


Date          Tue 04/17/18 Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18 Fri 04/20/18
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       57      87      43      70      42      72      50      68
Temp          67 57 83 83 58 43 62 69 50 42 65 70 55 50 65 66
DewPt         18 23 18 15 11 13 11 11 14 23 28 31 35 40 39 34
Max/Min RH         27       7      29      10      45      21      69      30
RH            15 27  9  8 15 29 13 11 23 45 25 23 46 69 38 31
PWind Dir          SW      SW      NW      NW      SE      SE       S       S
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B2
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0      10      20      30
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS SC SC
Tstms                                             IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ006-142200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
516 AM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

Date             Sat 04/14/18            Sun 04/15/18            Mon 04/16/18
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          26          69          36          85
Temp             26 35 46 53 52 39 33 28 26 46 60 67 67 53 45 40 37 57 76 84 83
DewPt            21 18 16 15 14 17 18 18 19 22 21 20 20 22 22 22 21 23 17 14 12
Min/Max RH                   20          74          15          54           7
RH               82 50 30 22 22 40 52 66 74 38 22 16 16 30 40 48 52 27 11  7  7
Wind Dir          N NW  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W SW  S  S SE  S  S SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd         25 36 35 32 23 10  6  5  6 10 11  9  8  9  9  9  9 17 21 21 21
Clouds           B1 SC FW CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        56 29  7  5  2 19 13  8  2  3  3  6  8 10 11 14 17 24 32 33 34
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     3     3     2     2     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           1  5  7  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  8  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 12 11
Vent Rate        28203273315224 <1 <1 <1 <1 32108 89 55 <1 <1 <1 <1  8203322308
T Wind Dir       NW  N  N  N  N NE  N  W  W  W  W  W SW SE SE  S SW SW SW  W SW
T Wind Spd       23 46 44 40 32  6  5  5  6 18 14 10  8  5  5  5  5 18 31 32 32
RFTI              0  0  3  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  5  6
RFTI Category    NO NO CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CH CH
High Wind         W  W  W  W


Date          Tue 04/17/18 Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18 Fri 04/20/18
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      82      35      67      36      71      44      68
Temp          57 48 80 76 48 35 61 65 46 37 64 68 52 44 65 64
DewPt         17 18 14  9 11  8  9 10 14 21 26 29 34 37 34 30
Max/Min RH         32       7      33      11      53      20      76      25
RH            21 30  8  7 22 32 12 11 28 53 23 22 51 76 31 28
PWind Dir          SW      SW      NW       N      SE      SE       S       S
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0      10      20      30
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS SC SC
Tstms                                             IS IS SC SC

$$

OKZ002-142200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
516 AM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

Date             Sat 04/14/18            Sun 04/15/18            Mon 04/16/18
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                 49          25          67          37          86
Temp             26 33 43 48 46 37 30 27 25 42 57 66 65 50 44 40 38 56 76 85 84
DewPt            19 16 15 16 15 14 13 13 16 19 22 23 22 25 24 23 23 26 22 18 16
Min/Max RH                   25          68          18          57           8
RH               74 48 32 27 28 39 50 55 68 40 25 19 19 37 46 49 55 31 13  8  8
Wind Dir         NW NW  N NW  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW SE SE SE SE  S  S SW SW  S
Wind Spd         32 37 36 35 28 12 10  8  9  8  6  5  5  6  8  9  9 14 18 21 18
Clouds           B1 SC SC SC FW CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        65 42 30 27  6  1 10 12 13  8  3  4  5 13 20 19 17 20 22 27 32
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     3     3     2     2     2     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           4  5  7  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  7 10  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4 12  9
Vent Rate       144214315336221  6 <1 <1 <1 14 96105 40 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 42288225
T Wind Dir       NW NW  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  E  E SE SE  S SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       41 48 51 48 39 12  8  6  5  8 14 12  5  6  8  6  6 10 13 27 28
RFTI              0  0  2  4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  4  3
RFTI Category    NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL
High Wind         W  W  W  W


Date          Tue 04/17/18 Wed 04/18/18 Thu 04/19/18 Fri 04/20/18
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       51      85      39      68      37      71      46      68
Temp          60 52 83 79 51 39 63 66 45 37 63 69 51 46 64 64
DewPt         20 22 18 13 12 16 11 11 17 23 27 29 34 38 40 35
Max/Min RH         32       7      39      11      56      20      73      32
RH            21 31  9  8 20 39 13 11 31 56 25 22 52 73 41 35
PWind Dir          SW      SW      NW      NW       E      SE      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0      10      20      30
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS SC SC
Tstms                                             IS IS 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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