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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
315 PM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

TXZ012-021000-
AMARILLO-POTTER TX
35.23N 101.70W ELEV. 3585 FT
315 PM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

DATE           05/01/15      SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON
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          83          57          84          57
TEMP          80 77 65 59 55 53 66 77 83 80 68 63 59 57 69 79 84 81 69 63 59 57
DEWPT         37 39 43 43 42 42 43 42 41 39 45 45 47 47 50 48 46 46 53 50 51 50
MAX/MIN RH                   67          22          69          27          79
RH            22 25 45 56 63 67 44 29 22 23 42 52 65 69 52 34 27 29 58 62 75 79
WIND DIR       S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD      17 16 17 14 11 10 16 18 19 18 16 16 14 13 13 12 17 17 18 13 11  8
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     25 28 30 32 45 34 28 33 29 17 43 40 29 33 26 39 42 59 47 49 53 65
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS       SC
TSTMS                                                            IS IS       SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     2
HAINES 6HR              5     5     5     5     4     5     5     5     4     4
MIX HGT        9  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6 10  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  8 15  8 <1  1 <1 <1
VENT RATE    119132  6  8  6 <1 38126162140  5  6  9  6 23 90255176  8 31 <1 <1
T WIND DIR     S  S SE  S  S  S SW  S SW  S SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  S SE  S SW SW
T WIND SPD    16 25 13 17 12  9 21 24 19 23 11 13 19 12 17 13 19 25 17 35 13  4
RFTI           0  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 NO


DATE           05/04 TUE 05/05/15 WED 05/06/15 THU 05/07/15 FRI 05/08/15
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       76      55      68      52      77      53      77      51      75
TEMP          72 73 60 55 65 66 56 52 72 74 58 53 72 74 57 51 70 72
DEWPT         53 52 55 54 56 52 53 49 46 44 47 47 47 45 50 47 48 46
MIN/MAX RH         41      97      59      95      32      79      33      88      37
RH            51 48 84 97 72 61 90 91 40 34 68 79 41 36 78 87 45 39
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE       S      SW      SW      SW       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           40      60      60      50      20      10      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ016-021000-
BOOTLEG RAWS-DEAF SMITH TX
34.82N 102.78W ELEV. 4103 FT
315 PM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

DATE           05/01/15      SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON
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                 51          84          53          85          54
TEMP          82 78 64 58 54 51 65 78 84 80 66 60 56 53 67 79 85 81 67 61 57 54
DEWPT         29 32 36 37 37 37 41 40 39 35 41 41 44 44 49 44 38 39 43 47 49 48
MAX/MIN RH                   58          18          71          19          81
RH            14 19 35 45 52 58 41 25 20 19 39 48 63 71 52 29 19 22 42 60 76 81
WIND DIR       S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD      17 16 16 14  9  5 17 16 16 17 11 12 12  9 12 13 17 18 19 12  6  6
CLOUDS        FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     25 18 21 28 31 29 32 45 33 38 46 37 23 28 23 36 48 47 41 52 51 54
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01        0.01
RAIN SHWRS                                                 IS IS IS IS       SC
TSTMS                                                      IS IS IS IS       SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     2
HAINES 6HR              6     6     5     5     5     6     6     4     3     3
MIX HGT       11  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  7 15 13 <1 <1 <1 <1  1 16 18 13 <1  1 <1 <1
VENT RATE    154158  6  7  6 <1 30 91232234  2  6 <1 <1 10224263225 <1 21 <1 <1
T WIND DIR     S  S SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  E SE  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  W
T WIND SPD    16 24 13 16 12  6 23 16 18 20  4 12 11  9 11 16 17 20  6 24  6  4
RFTI           1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           05/04 TUE 05/05/15 WED 05/06/15 THU 05/07/15 FRI 05/08/15
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       76      53      70      50      76      51      75      48      74
TEMP          72 73 58 53 67 68 54 50 71 73 57 51 70 72 54 48 69 70
DEWPT         51 51 51 51 53 47 45 45 43 38 39 43 42 40 41 42 43 36
MIN/MAX RH         39      95      47      82      27      74      29      78      27
RH            48 46 79 95 61 47 71 82 36 28 52 74 36 32 62 78 38 28
PWIND DIR           S      SE       S       S      SW      SW      SW       S      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR           50      60      60      30      10      10      10      20       5
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC                   IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC                   IS IS

$$

TXZ008-021000-
BORGER-HUTCHINSON TX
35.71N 101.40W ELEV. 2762 FT
315 PM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

DATE           05/01/15      SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON
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                 56          85          60          85          59
TEMP          82 79 67 62 58 56 68 79 85 82 71 66 62 60 71 80 85 82 70 65 61 59
DEWPT         39 41 44 45 45 44 45 43 42 42 46 47 48 47 50 49 48 48 51 50 51 51
MAX/MIN RH                   64          22          63          28          75
RH            22 26 43 54 62 64 42 27 22 24 41 51 61 62 48 34 28 30 51 59 69 75
WIND DIR       S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD      13 13 14 13 10  9 13 17 18 16 17 17 14 12 13 11 13 16 19 13 10  6
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC B1 SC FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     27 34 35 42 53 35 23 26 24 22 37 42 31 35 29 40 33 54 52 45 48 57
POP 12HR                     10           5          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.04
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS       SC
TSTMS                                                            IS IS       SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     2
HAINES 6HR              5     5     4     4     4     5     5     5     4     3
MIX HGT        8  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  7  9  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5 12 10 <1 <1 <1 <1
VENT RATE    112126  5  6  7 <1 34137160160  7  6  5  2 30 50210270 23 11  8  2
T WIND DIR     S  S SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW
T WIND SPD    16 24 11 13 16  9 19 24 21 26 16 12 11  6 17 11 19 31 28 24 17  3
RFTI           0  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 NO


DATE           05/04 TUE 05/05/15 WED 05/06/15 THU 05/07/15 FRI 05/08/15
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       78      57      69      55      79      56      78      53      77
TEMP          74 75 62 57 67 67 58 55 74 76 61 56 74 75 58 53 72 74
DEWPT         54 54 55 56 57 55 54 51 47 45 49 48 48 46 51 48 49 46
MIN/MAX RH         41      96      63      89      31      76      33      85      36
RH            49 48 79 96 71 65 86 87 39 33 66 76 41 36 77 82 44 38
PWIND DIR           S       S      SE       S      SW      SW      SW       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           40      60      60      50      20      10      10      30      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS       IS IS SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS       IS IS SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ008-021000-
CEDAR RAWS-HUTCHINSON TX
35.68N 101.57W ELEV. 3103 FT
315 PM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

DATE           05/01/15      SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON
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          85          59          86          58
TEMP          81 78 67 61 57 55 68 79 85 82 70 65 61 59 71 81 86 83 70 64 60 58
DEWPT         38 40 43 45 44 43 44 42 41 41 45 47 48 46 50 48 48 48 53 51 51 51
MAX/MIN RH                   64          21          64          27          77
RH            21 25 42 54 61 64 42 26 21 23 41 51 61 63 48 32 27 29 54 61 71 77
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD      13 13 16 13 10  9 14 17 18 16 17 17 14 13 13 11 14 16 18 13 10  6
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC B1 SC FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     27 33 34 42 51 33 22 26 28 23 39 42 31 35 27 40 34 57 51 45 49 58
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.03
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS       SC
TSTMS                                                            IS IS       SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     2
HAINES 6HR              5     5     4     4     4     5     5     5     4     3
MIX HGT        9  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6  9  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  8 15 10 <1 <1 <1 <1
VENT RATE    111133  6  7  8 <1 34133159152  7  8  6  4 23 98247260 10 12  8  2
T WIND DIR     S  S SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW
T WIND SPD    14 24 12 14 16  8 19 24 19 24 16 16 12  8 17 14 19 29 21 26 17  3
RFTI           0  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 NO


DATE           05/04 TUE 05/05/15 WED 05/06/15 THU 05/07/15 FRI 05/08/15
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       77      56      68      54      78      55      77      53      76
TEMP          73 74 61 56 66 66 57 54 73 75 60 55 73 74 58 53 71 73
DEWPT         54 55 55 55 56 54 54 51 47 45 49 48 48 46 51 47 48 46
MIN/MAX RH         41      96      61      91      32      77      34      84      35
RH            50 49 80 96 69 64 88 89 39 34 66 77 41 36 78 81 44 38
PWIND DIR           S       S      SE       S      SW      SW      SW       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           40      60      60      40      20      10      10      30      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS             SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS             SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ006-021000-
DALHART-HARTLEY TX
36.03N 102.55W ELEV. 3913 FT
315 PM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

DATE           05/01/15      SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON
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          84          53          86          53
TEMP          82 78 64 57 53 50 65 77 84 80 66 60 56 53 67 80 86 82 67 60 56 53
DEWPT         32 37 40 41 41 40 41 41 39 38 42 44 45 43 46 41 37 39 43 45 47 47
MAX/MIN RH                   68          20          71          18          79
RH            17 23 41 55 63 68 41 27 20 22 42 55 67 69 47 25 18 22 42 57 72 79
WIND DIR      SE  S SE SE  S  S SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW NW
WIND SPD      14 14 16 10  8  8 13 12 13 12 10 11  9  9 10 12 18 17 14 14 11  4
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 SC FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     31 36 46 51 43 24 21 32 35 45 56 43 39 33 26 34 37 42 49 41 44 63
POP 12HR                     20           5          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0        0.01        0.03        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS             IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS             IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
LAL 6HR                 3     3     1     1     3     1     1     3     3     3
HAINES 6HR              3     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     3
MIX HGT       10  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5 14 13 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 17 19 16 <1 <1 <1  1
VENT RATE    160189  9  8  4 <1 32 45112163  6  6 <1 <1 15237296279  3  2  3 14
T WIND DIR     S  S SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W SW SW SW NW  W  W  N
T WIND SPD    18 24 18 18  8  6 18 10  9 14 11 12  8  6 11 16 18 20  6  3  5 14
RFTI           0  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 NO


DATE           05/04 TUE 05/05/15 WED 05/06/15 THU 05/07/15 FRI 05/08/15
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       76      52      69      48      75      48      75      48      74
TEMP          71 73 57 52 66 66 53 48 70 72 54 48 70 72 54 48 69 70
DEWPT         49 49 50 51 52 49 48 46 43 41 41 41 43 40 44 43 41 38
MIN/MAX RH         38      96      51      93      30      76      29      82      28
RH            46 43 78 96 62 54 85 92 38 32 60 76 37 31 69 82 36 31
PWIND DIR           E       S       S       S      SW      SW      SW       S      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           40      60      60      40      20      10      10      30      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS             SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS             SC SC

$$

OKZ002-021000-
GUYMON-TEXAS OK
36.69N 101.51W ELEV. 3100 FT
315 PM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

DATE           05/01/15      SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON
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                 54          86          56          88          56
TEMP          82 79 66 61 56 54 68 80 86 82 69 63 58 56 70 82 88 84 70 63 59 56
DEWPT         42 43 45 46 45 44 46 44 44 42 46 47 48 46 50 47 46 48 54 52 53 50
MAX/MIN RH                   68          23          70          23          84
RH            24 27 46 57 65 68 45 28 23 25 44 56 68 68 49 29 23 28 57 68 81 81
WIND DIR       S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW  W
WIND SPD      13 13 13  9 10  9 13 14 13 12 13 13 11 11 11  9 13 14 16 16 10  5
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     35 41 57 61 63 42 22 26 22 38 41 44 44 43 34 46 44 59 55 53 39 51
POP 12HR                     20           5          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0        0.04        0.04
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
LAL 6HR                 3     3     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     3
HAINES 6HR              3     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     3
MIX HGT        9  7 <1  1 <1 <1  2  7 11  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 15 16 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
VENT RATE    126140 10 15 10  7 38104124152  6  6 <1 <1 12174176  6  8  6  4  8
T WIND DIR     S  S SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SE NE  E SW NW
T WIND SPD    16 23 19 17 21 14 20 16 12 21 13 13  5  8  8 13 12 12 17 13  8 14
RFTI           0  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 NO


DATE           05/04 TUE 05/05/15 WED 05/06/15 THU 05/07/15 FRI 05/08/15
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       78      54      69      52      77      52      77      51      77
TEMP          74 75 59 54 66 67 56 52 72 74 58 52 72 74 57 51 72 73
DEWPT         52 54 54 53 55 55 53 50 49 47 49 47 47 44 49 47 50 45
MIN/MAX RH         42      95      61      96      36      82      32      88      34
RH            47 48 83 95 69 66 90 93 44 39 72 81 41 34 76 88 46 37
PWIND DIR          SE       S      SE       S       S      SW      SW       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           40      60      60      50      20      10      10      30      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS             SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS             SC SC 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)...........20 FT. WIND DIRECTION
WIND SPD(MPH).......................20 FT. 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
       SNOWSHWRS......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 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
AVE CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY
POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION
WEATHER...
     SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS




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