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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
230 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

TXZ012-011000-
AMARILLO-POTTER TX
35.23N 101.70W ELEV. 3585 FT
230 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

DATE           10/31/14      SAT 11/01/14            SUN 11/02/14            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                 34          62          42          71          48
TEMP          55 51 43 39 37 34 43 57 62 55 49 46 44 42 51 66 71 63 56 53 50 48
DEWPT         29 27 27 27 27 27 30 33 34 34 34 34 35 37 41 44 45 46 48 50 50 48
MAX/MIN RH                   78          35          86          39         100
RH            37 39 53 62 67 75 60 40 35 45 56 63 70 82 68 45 39 54 74 89100100
WIND DIR       E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10 11 11 13 13 16 21 23 25 20 18 20 17 16 17 21 23 19 19 19 16 13
CLOUDS        FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     15 15 27 38 42 46 46 46 49 52 51 49 53 56 59 62 68 73 79 84 79 74
POP 12HR                      0           0           0          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.04
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                                                            IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
HAINES 6HR              2     2     2     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT        5 <1 <1 <1  1 <1  1  3  3  2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
VENT RATE     27  3  5 10 20 10 18 63 58 36 22  8  5  5  8 26 40 46 42 42 41 32
T WIND DIR    SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
T WIND SPD     6  6 11 21 23 21 20 28 26 27 25 17 10 10 18 19 23 26 32 32 31 24
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  3  1  0  1  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL CL EL NO EL NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           11/03 TUE 11/04/14 WED 11/05/14 THU 11/06/14 FRI 11/07/14
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       67      41      56      38      62      39      63      42      68
TEMP          63 58 46 41 53 50 42 38 57 54 44 39 58 55 46 42 63 60
DEWPT         51 48 40 36 32 30 30 30 29 29 31 33 36 36 38 36 36 37
MIN/MAX RH         56      82      38      73      28      82      36      79      32
RH            65 69 79 82 45 46 62 73 34 38 60 79 44 49 73 79 36 42
PWIND DIR           S       W       N       N       N       N       N       S      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR           40      30      20      10      10      10      20      20      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC IS IS                   IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ016-011000-
BOOTLEG RAWS-DEAF SMITH TX
34.82N 102.78W ELEV. 4103 FT
230 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

DATE           10/31/14      SAT 11/01/14            SUN 11/02/14            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                 36          65          41          73          46
TEMP          56 53 45 41 39 36 45 60 65 57 49 46 44 41 51 67 73 63 55 51 49 46
DEWPT         33 31 31 28 28 29 30 34 35 35 36 36 37 39 43 44 43 46 48 49 49 46
MAX/MIN RH                   75          34          96          34         100
RH            42 43 58 59 64 75 55 38 34 44 61 68 78 93 74 43 34 54 77 93100100
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8 10 10 11 11 12 17 21 21 16 13 16 13 13 14 20 21 17 14 13 13 13
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)     25 26 32 37 43 48 50 52 51 49 51 53 57 60 60 59 69 78 83 88 78 67
POP 12HR                      0           0           0          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.09
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                                                            IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
HAINES 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT        5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  3  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  7  2  2  1  2  1
VENT RATE     50  4 <1  9  7  6 18 42 63 32 11  7  6 <1  9 38137 42 41 22 30 17
T WIND DIR     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD    11  8  9 20 14 12 20 24 24 24 25 16 12 11 19 17 24 24 29 25 23 19
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           11/03 TUE 11/04/14 WED 11/05/14 THU 11/06/14 FRI 11/07/14
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       66      39      56      36      62      36      63      41      67
TEMP          62 56 44 39 53 49 40 36 57 53 41 36 58 55 45 41 62 60
DEWPT         50 40 33 34 32 29 29 30 28 30 29 31 35 34 36 36 35 35
MIN/MAX RH         47      82      38      81      28      85      35      82      30
RH            65 54 64 82 45 46 66 81 33 41 62 82 42 45 69 82 36 39
PWIND DIR          SW       W       N       N       N       N       N      SW      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           30      30      10       5      10      20      20      20       5
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC                   IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ008-011000-
BORGER-HUTCHINSON TX
35.71N 101.40W ELEV. 2762 FT
230 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

DATE           10/31/14      SAT 11/01/14            SUN 11/02/14            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                 38          65          46          74          51
TEMP          55 52 45 42 40 38 46 60 65 58 52 50 48 46 54 69 74 66 59 56 53 51
DEWPT         26 25 27 27 27 28 29 31 32 33 34 34 35 37 41 44 45 46 48 49 50 50
MAX/MIN RH                   67          30          75          35          97
RH            33 35 48 55 59 67 51 34 30 39 50 55 61 72 61 40 35 50 67 79 88 95
WIND DIR       E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       5  6 13 11 10 11 16 19 18 13 17 17 13 11 13 16 18 14 17 19 16 12
CLOUDS        FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     14 14 26 38 43 47 46 44 49 54 51 48 52 55 56 57 64 70 77 83 83 82
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.05
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                            IS IS SC SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     4
HAINES 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT        4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  3  2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  2  2  2  2  2
VENT RATE     28  3  4  7  7  8 17 63 72 48 20  9  5  5  7 32 52 36 36 42 36 33
T WIND DIR     E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
T WIND SPD     8  6  9 16 16 17 19 28 27 27 23 19 10 11 16 18 21 27 27 32 26 25
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           11/03 TUE 11/04/14 WED 11/05/14 THU 11/06/14 FRI 11/07/14
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       68      43      59      39      64      41      66      45      70
TEMP          65 59 48 43 56 52 43 39 59 56 46 41 61 58 49 45 65 62
DEWPT         52 47 41 36 30 28 30 30 29 26 30 32 36 36 39 37 37 36
MIN/MAX RH         53      78      32      70      25      73      33      75      30
RH            62 64 78 76 37 39 59 70 31 31 53 70 39 44 71 75 35 38
PWIND DIR           S      NW       N      NW      NW      NW      SW       S      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR           40      30      20      10      10      10      20      20       5
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC IS IS                   IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ008-011000-
CEDAR RAWS-HUTCHINSON TX
35.68N 101.57W ELEV. 3103 FT
230 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

DATE           10/31/14      SAT 11/01/14            SUN 11/02/14            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                 38          64          45          73          50
TEMP          54 52 45 42 40 38 46 59 64 57 52 49 47 45 54 68 73 65 58 55 52 50
DEWPT         28 25 27 27 27 28 29 32 33 33 34 34 35 38 42 43 44 46 48 49 50 50
MAX/MIN RH                   67          31          78          35         100
RH            36 35 48 55 59 67 51 35 31 40 50 56 63 75 63 40 35 50 69 80 93100
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       6  6 13 12 11 12 17 20 19 14 17 18 13 11 13 16 18 14 17 19 16 12
CLOUDS        FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     13 14 26 38 43 47 46 45 49 53 51 49 52 55 56 57 65 72 78 83 81 79
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.05
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                            IS IS SC SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     4
HAINES 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT        4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  3  2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  2  2  2  2  2
VENT RATE     28  3  4  7  8  8 17 63 69 48 21  9  5  5  7 32 57 48 41 42 36 33
T WIND DIR    SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
T WIND SPD     8  6  9 16 17 18 19 28 26 27 23 19 10 10 16 18 21 27 31 32 27 25
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           11/03 TUE 11/04/14 WED 11/05/14 THU 11/06/14 FRI 11/07/14
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       67      42      58      39      64      40      65      44      69
TEMP          64 58 47 42 55 51 43 39 59 55 45 40 60 57 48 44 64 61
DEWPT         52 47 40 35 31 29 30 30 29 27 31 32 37 37 39 38 37 36
MIN/MAX RH         56      77      34      70      25      75      35      78      31
RH            65 66 76 76 40 42 60 70 32 34 57 72 42 46 71 78 37 39
PWIND DIR          SW      NW       N      NW      NW      NW      SW       S      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR           40      30      10      10      10      10      20      20       5
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC                         IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ006-011000-
DALHART-HARTLEY TX
36.03N 102.55W ELEV. 3913 FT
230 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

DATE           10/31/14      SAT 11/01/14            SUN 11/02/14            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                 33          65          39          72          43
TEMP          54 51 42 38 36 33 43 59 65 56 48 44 42 39 49 66 72 62 53 49 46 43
DEWPT         28 29 29 28 28 27 30 31 33 35 35 35 35 36 40 41 39 41 42 42 44 43
MAX/MIN RH                   83          30          93          30         100
RH            36 43 60 67 73 80 61 34 30 45 61 71 77 89 71 40 30 46 66 77 93100
WIND DIR       S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD       9 11 13 13 12 13 19 25 26 17 18 14 12 11 13 24 27 16 17 17 13 11
CLOUDS        FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)     17 19 29 38 44 49 48 47 48 49 52 54 56 57 52 47 61 75 80 84 74 63
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.07
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                                                            IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
HAINES 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT        5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  4  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  8  4  2  2  2  2
VENT RATE     64  4 <1  6  6  6 20 70 93 46 11  7 <1 <1  8 59216103 41 30 35 30
T WIND DIR     S SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW
T WIND SPD    14  8 11 12 12 13 23 32 29 26 24 16 11 10 18 24 31 32 31 23 26 23
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           11/03 TUE 11/04/14 WED 11/05/14 THU 11/06/14 FRI 11/07/14
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       66      37      57      34      63      36      65      39      67
TEMP          62 56 43 37 53 49 39 34 57 53 41 36 59 56 44 39 62 59
DEWPT         44 35 36 31 28 26 28 28 25 23 31 31 34 34 36 34 33 32
MIN/MAX RH         41      79      31      77      22      84      32      82      28
RH            53 46 76 79 38 40 64 77 28 31 67 81 39 44 72 82 34 36
PWIND DIR          SW      NW       N      NW       N      NW      SW      SW      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR           30      20      10       5       5      10      10      10       5
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS

$$

OKZ002-011000-
GUYMON-TEXAS OK
36.69N 101.51W ELEV. 3100 FT
230 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

DATE           10/31/14      SAT 11/01/14            SUN 11/02/14            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                 34          70          40          74          46
TEMP          52 49 42 39 36 34 45 63 70 60 51 46 43 40 50 68 74 64 56 52 49 46
DEWPT         28 26 27 26 27 28 30 31 31 32 33 34 34 35 40 42 42 43 45 46 47 46
MAX/MIN RH                   82          23          88          32         100
RH            40 40 55 59 69 78 55 30 23 35 51 62 69 81 67 39 32 46 66 81 95100
WIND DIR       E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       9 10 11 12 11 13 21 26 26 17 17 16 12 12 17 21 25 19 18 16 13 12
CLOUDS        FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     15 14 25 36 43 49 48 46 49 52 50 47 50 53 48 42 55 67 75 82 76 70
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.04
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                                                            IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
HAINES 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT        4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  4  2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5  2  2  2  2  2
VENT RATE     32  4  3  5  8  9 20 70 98 39 22 11  7  4  9 38 99 39 41 37 36 33
T WIND DIR    SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW
T WIND SPD    10  8  9 11 18 20 23 32 32 29 25 24 14 11 19 21 25 29 31 27 26 25
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           11/03 TUE 11/04/14 WED 11/05/14 THU 11/06/14 FRI 11/07/14
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       69      38      59      37      66      39      68      42      69
TEMP          64 58 44 38 55 51 41 37 60 56 44 39 62 59 47 42 64 61
DEWPT         49 41 38 33 29 27 28 29 26 23 30 31 36 37 39 37 38 36
MIN/MAX RH         46      81      30      72      21      76      32      82      31
RH            57 53 78 81 37 39 59 72 27 28 58 73 38 44 74 82 38 40
PWIND DIR          SW      NW       N       W      NW      NW      SW       S      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR           30      30      10       5       5      10      10      10       5
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC 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)...........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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