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FOUS54 KCRP 182109
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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
309 PM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

TXZ245-191015-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
309 PM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

Date           01/18/18      Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      39          56          50          64          60
Temp          43 44 42 41 40 39 43 50 56 54 53 52 51 56 58 64 64 63 62 63 63 63
Dewpt         30 32 31 34 36 39 41 46 50 51 52 50 50 52 55 58 60 60 60 62 62 59
Max/Min RH                  100          79         100          82         100
RH            55 65 67 77 84 99 90 86 81 91 98 94 96 86 88 82 87 91 91 96 97 89
Wind Dir      NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE  S SW  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd       8  6  6  5  6  6  8  6  6  4  3  3  3  4  3  6  8  5  8  8  9 12
Clouds        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)    100 97 97 92 94 96 98 98 97 91 89 85 83 82 71 69 83 74 80 83 76 70
PoP 12HR                     30          60          50           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.50        0.12           0        0.01
Rain Shwrs             SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS                      IS IS
Tstms                        IS IS
Obvis                                                            PF  F  F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt           1600   900   600   500   300   800  1100  1000   500   300
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE    NE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             10    11    12     5     9    11    10    11    12    14


Date           01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          71      52    65      45    65      49    64      49    64
Temp          69 67 61   53 62 60 50   46 62 59 52   49 61 58 53   49 62 59
Dewpt         65 63 58   43 37 41 40   40 43 46 48   47 48 49 48   46 50 52
Min/Max RH       79      92    37      81    48      93    58      88    62
RH            86 86 89   68 39 50 70   81 51 63 89   93 63 72 83   88 65 78
Pwind Dir         S      SW     N      NE     E       E    NE       E     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR         40      40     0       5     5      20    10      10    10
Rain Shwrs    IS SC SC   SC                     IS   IS
Tstms               IS   IS

$$

TXZ231-191015-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
309 PM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

Date           01/18/18      Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      36          48          43          70          59
Temp          45 43 40 39 37 37 39 45 48 46 45 44 43 51 54 64 70 67 63 62 63 63
Dewpt         19 22 24 26 29 32 36 39 42 43 44 44 43 46 50 54 56 58 58 59 59 59
Max/Min RH                   94          72         100          61          97
RH            39 43 52 59 72 83 91 81 80 89 98100100 82 85 68 61 72 85 89 88 87
Wind Dir      NE NE  E  E  N  N  N  N  N  N NE SW  W SW  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd       3  3  3  3  2  3  3  4  4  3  1  1  1  1  2  4  6  5  8  5  8  8
Clouds        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)    100 97 97 97 97 99 98 95 91 76 76 69 71 61 60 35 41 48 57 79 78 81
PoP 12HR                     30          40          20           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.09        0.01           0           0
Rain Shwrs             SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS                               SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     3     3     3     3     5     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           1900  1100  1000  1000   600  1000  2000  1900  1600   800
T Wind Dir              E     N     N     N     N     W    SW    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              5     4     8     8     3     3     5    10    10    10


Date           01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          77      48    68      38    69      43    68      45    69
Temp          73 72 60   50 62 59 44   39 64 61 47   43 62 62 49   45 64 62
Dewpt         65 60 49   32 29 29 34   33 36 40 43   41 45 44 42   42 46 48
Min/Max RH       62      78    23      80    32      92    43      91    46
RH            75 67 69   52 29 32 68   80 37 47 87   92 53 52 79   91 52 59
Pwind Dir         S      NW     N       E     E       E    NE       E    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR         30       5     0       0     5      20    10       5    10
Rain Shwrs    SC SC                             IS   IS

$$

TXZ247-191015-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
309 PM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

Date           01/18/18      Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      42          56          51          62          61
Temp          45 46 45 44 43 43 45 50 56 55 54 53 52 57 58 61 62 62 62 63 63 63
Dewpt         33 36 36 39 41 42 45 49 52 53 53 51 50 53 55 57 59 60 60 62 62 60
Max/Min RH                  100          84         100          86         100
RH            55 67 70 82 91 97 99 93 85 93 99 93 94 86 87 87 92 93 93 98100 91
Wind Dir      NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE  S SW  S  S  S SE SE SE  S SE  S
Wind Spd      10  9  9  8  8  9 10  9  8  5  3  4  4  5  4  5  6  6  9  9 11 14
Clouds        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
Clouds(%)    100 96 95 93 97 96 97 98 98 91 91 85 82 79 65 67 84 72 72 81 79 68
PoP 12HR                     50          70          50           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.62        0.13           0        0.01
Rain Shwrs       IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS                      IS IS
Tstms                        IS IS
Obvis                                                            PF  F  F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     3     3
Mixing Hgt           1800  1300   700   500   300   800   800   700   300   100
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE     E    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             14    16    14     6    14    13     9    10    14    17


Date           01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          70      54    65      49    64      51    63      52    64
Temp          67 66 61   55 63 61 53   49 61 60 54   51 61 59 55   52 62 60
Dewpt         63 62 58   46 37 43 42   42 44 48 50   50 50 51 50   48 50 53
Min/Max RH       79      92    37      77    52      95    63      87    64
RH            88 89 91   72 39 53 67   77 54 66 89   95 66 74 84   87 65 80
Pwind Dir         S      SW     N      NE     E       E    NE       E     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC B1 SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR         30      40     5       5     5      20    10      10    10
Rain Shwrs    IS SC SC   SC                     IS   IS
Tstms               IS   IS

$$

TXZ234-191015-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
309 PM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

Date           01/18/18      Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      36          53          48          68          60
Temp          42 41 39 38 37 36 40 49 53 51 50 49 48 54 58 67 68 65 63 64 64 64
Dewpt         22 26 26 27 29 30 34 42 45 48 48 48 48 50 54 58 60 59 59 61 61 59
Max/Min RH                   86          72         100          72          98
RH            46 54 60 63 73 80 79 78 75 88 95 96 99 87 86 72 75 81 87 93 92 86
Wind Dir      NE NE NE NE NE  N NE NE  E  E  E  S SW SW  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd       5  4  4  3  3  5  5  5  5  4  3  2  3  4  4  9  9  6  8  8  9  9
Clouds        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)    100 96 97 95 95 98 97 98 97 93 92 84 84 87 81 81 82 77 83 85 80 78
PoP 12HR                     30          40          40           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.20        0.10           0        0.01
Rain Shwrs             SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC                      IS SC
Obvis                                                               PF PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     3     3     3     3     3     5     5     3     3
Mixing Hgt           1200   700   600   600   300   700  1700  1600  1000   400
T Wind Dir              E    NE    NE    NE    NW    SW     S     S    SE     S
T Wind Spd              6     5     9     5     2     3    12    13    13    14


Date           01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          74      49    66      38    67      43    66      44    67
Temp          72 68 58   49 62 58 43   39 63 57 46   43 62 59 48   45 62 59
Dewpt         65 63 55   39 37 38 35   34 40 41 42   40 43 45 43   42 47 49
Min/Max RH       74      94    34      83    37      90    45      91    51
RH            78 84 91   67 39 48 73   82 42 54 87   89 50 60 81   91 56 70
Pwind Dir         S      SW     N       N     E       E    NE       E     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR         50      30     0       5     5      10    10      10    10
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC   SC
Tstms            IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ241-191015-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
309 PM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

Date           01/18/18      Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      37          49          43          74          60
Temp          42 43 40 39 39 38 40 46 49 48 45 44 44 51 54 65 71 67 63 62 62 62
Dewpt         20 26 28 29 32 35 37 40 42 43 44 44 44 46 49 54 57 58 59 58 60 59
Max/Min RH                   94          74         100          61          96
RH            52 50 61 68 79 90 89 78 77 85 95100100 85 82 67 61 73 86 85 91 88
Wind Dir       N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W  W  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  4  5  4  5  6  5  5  5  4  3  2  2  2  2  5  8  6  9  6  9 10
Clouds        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B2 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     93 96 98 96 98 99 98 96 90 70 72 64 71 53 72 47 49 62 51 78 76 77
PoP 12HR                     40          50          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.12           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC                                     IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           1600   800   700   700   600   800  2100  2100  1600   900
T Wind Dir             NE     N     N     N    NW     W    SW    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd              8     9    11     9     4     4     8    11    12    13


Date           01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          79      50    69      40    70      46    69      47    69
Temp          75 73 61   51 65 61 45   41 66 62 49   46 63 64 51   47 65 62
Dewpt         64 60 53   35 27 30 34   34 38 43 45   44 47 46 43   43 47 49
Min/Max RH       57      79    21      78    34      92    45      86    46
RH            68 63 76   55 24 31 65   78 36 51 85   92 55 53 74   86 51 62
Pwind Dir         S       W     N       E     E      NE    NE       E     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR         20       5     0       0     5      20    10      10    10
Rain Shwrs    IS                                IS   IS

$$

TXZ229-191015-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
309 PM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

Date           01/18/18      Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      38          51          43          70          57
Temp          44 45 42 41 39 39 40 47 51 50 47 46 44 45 51 64 70 68 63 61 61 61
Dewpt         19 21 23 25 27 29 31 35 39 41 41 42 42 43 46 50 52 51 54 56 56 56
Max/Min RH                   73          60          96          51         100
RH            45 39 47 52 61 68 70 64 61 70 79 86 92 90 84 61 52 53 73 82 85 84
Wind Dir       E  E  E SE  E NE  E  E  E  E  E SE  E  E SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S
Wind Spd       3  2  3  3  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  3  5  5  6  6  6  6
Clouds        OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW CL FW FW B1 B2 B2
Clouds(%)    100 92 89 90 92 91 84 74 53 35 43 45 48 44 32 12  4 13 23 69 77 78
PoP 12HR                     10          10           5           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     3     3     4     5     5     4     5     5     4
Mixing Hgt           2600  1700   900   900   600   600  2600  3300  2900  1000
T Wind Dir              E    SE    NE    NE     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              6     3     2     4     4     2     5     8    11    11


Date           01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          75      43    68      38    69      42    68      44    68
Temp          68 71 53   43 62 63 44   38 61 65 48   43 61 65 50   44 62 65
Dewpt         59 51 38   26 25 24 29   30 33 35 40   39 42 37 39   41 44 44
Min/Max RH       47      60    19      74    27      91    34      88    41
RH            73 49 55   50 24 22 55   74 34 33 74   89 49 36 65   88 52 47
Pwind Dir        SW      NW     N       E    SE       E    NE       E    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC FW FW   SC SC FW
PoP 12HR          5       5     0       0     0       5     5       5     5

$$

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
Wind Gust (MPH).....................20 FT. Wind Gust
Wind Chill..........................Wind Chill Temperature
Heat Indx...........................Heat Index
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
Obvis...............................Obstruction to Visibility
     TYPE...
       F..............Fog
       PF.............Patchy Fog
       F+.............Dense Fog
       H..............Haze
       BS.............Blowing Snow
       K..............Smoke
       BD.............Blowing Dust
       AF.............Volcanic Ashfall
LAL (CAT)...........................Lightning Activity Level
Haines (CAT)........................Haines Index
Free Wind Dir (8 Point Compass).....Free Wind Level Direction
Free Wind Spd (MPH).................Free Wind Level Speed
Mixing Hgt (Feet AGL)...............Mixing Height
T Wind Dir (8 Point Compass)........Transport Wind Direction
T Wind Spd (MPH)....................Transport Wind Speed
Smoke Disp (CAT(KT-FT)).............Smoke Dispersion Category
     Example: PR = Poor; FR = Fair; GD = Good; VG = Very Good; EX = Excellent
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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