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FOUS54 KCRP 180902
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
302 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

TXZ245-182215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
302 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

DATE             WED 01/18/17            THU 01/19/17            FRI 01/20/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      69          57          71          59          75
TEMP             65 66 68 69 65 61 59 58 57 59 68 71 67 62 62 61 59 62 71 75 70
DEWPT            65 64 63 65 62 60 59 57 57 57 58 60 60 60 60 60 59 62 65 65 65
MIN/MAX RH                   85         100          69         100          74
RH              100 95 85 87 90 98 99 99100 92 72 69 78 94 94 99100100 82 74 83
WIND DIR          S  S SW  S NW SW NW NW NW NW NW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          4  3  8  9  6  4  5  6  5  4  2  4  5  5  5  6  5  3  3  4  5
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)       100 92 96 92 95 96 98100 95 82 53 36  5  5  4 16 29 48 68 66 63
POP 12HR                     70          70          50           0          20
QPF 12HR                   0.50        0.31        0.16           0        0.04
RAIN SHWRS       NM NM SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC                   IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS IS IS NM NM IS IS
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     2     2     2     4     2     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     4     5     5     6     5
MIXING HGT            800   900   800   700  1500  2700   800   300  2000  3100
T WIND DIR              S    SW     W    NW    NW    SW     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              9    14     9    11     6     8    10    10     6     8


DATE               SAT 01/21/17  SUN 01/22/17  MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            61    76      57    69      50    67      56    72
TEMP          64   61 72 70 61   57 66 63 54   50 63 63 58   56 68 68
DEWPT         64   61 62 59 55   43 41 43 40   39 39 44 49   52 56 56
MAX/MIN RH        100    60      84    38      65    40      87    58
RH           100  100 71 69 83   60 40 49 60   65 41 50 70   85 66 67
PWIND DIR           S    SW       W    NW      NW     W       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   SC SC FW FW   FW FW CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW
POP 12HR           10    10       5     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ231-182215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
302 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

DATE             WED 01/18/17            THU 01/19/17            FRI 01/20/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      64          54          77          54          79
TEMP             58 59 63 64 61 57 56 55 54 58 71 77 73 62 58 56 54 59 73 79 72
DEWPT            55 57 56 55 56 56 56 54 53 55 56 56 57 57 56 55 54 59 63 64 63
MIN/MAX RH                   72          99          48         100          59
RH               89 92 78 72 85 96 98 98 98 88 58 48 58 85 96100100100 71 59 72
WIND DIR          N  N  N NW  N  N  N NW NW NW  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          5  5  6  6  5  5  3  4  3  3  3  5  3  3  5  5  4  4  4  3  3
HEAT INDEX                                                                86
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV B2 SC SC FW CL CL CL FW SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)       100 93 95 91 80 83 93 91 80 48 30 17  5  5  4 20 37 38 40 37 35
POP 12HR                     60          40          20           0          20
QPF 12HR                   0.19        0.14        0.02           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS                   IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS       IS IS
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     2     2     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     5     5     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           1000  1400  1300   900  2200  3700   900   700  1400  5300
T WIND DIR              N    NW     N    NW    NW    SW     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             10    11     8     6     5     9     6     9     8     6


DATE               SAT 01/21/17  SUN 01/22/17  MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            58    82      54    70      46    71      50    79
TEMP          62   58 76 73 60   54 67 63 51   46 65 64 54   50 72 70
DEWPT         62   58 53 48 44   35 33 33 31   32 34 38 40   41 48 48
MAX/MIN RH        100    34      55    25      56    28      73    34
RH           100  100 44 41 55   47 29 33 46   56 32 37 58   72 42 45
PWIND DIR           S     W       W    NW      NW     W       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL
POP 12HR           10     5       5     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ247-182215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
302 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

DATE             WED 01/18/17            THU 01/19/17            FRI 01/20/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      70          58          70          62          73
TEMP             66 67 69 70 66 62 60 59 58 60 67 70 68 63 65 65 62 64 70 73 69
DEWPT            66 65 65 66 63 61 60 59 58 58 58 61 61 61 62 62 62 64 66 66 65
MIN/MAX RH                   88         100          73         100          80
RH              100 96 89 88 91 98 99100100 92 74 73 78 94 88 89100100 86 80 87
WIND DIR          S  S SW  S NW SW NW NW  N NW NW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          6  6  9  9  6  5  6  6  6  5  3  4  5  6  6  8  6  4  2  4  6
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC CL CL CL FW SC B1 B2 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)       100 92 95 91 95 96 98100 96 90 60 36  5  5  4 17 30 52 73 69 65
POP 12HR                     70          70          50           0          20
QPF 12HR                   0.46        0.34        0.18           0        0.04
RAIN SHWRS       NM NM SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC                   IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS IS IS NM NM IS IS
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     2     2     2     4     2     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     4     5     5     6     5
MIXING HGT            900   900   800   700  1100  1200   700   500  1000   900
T WIND DIR              S    SW     W    NW    NW    SW     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             12    14    10    12     8     8    11    12     6     8


DATE               SAT 01/21/17  SUN 01/22/17  MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            63    74      59    68      53    67      59    71
TEMP          65   63 71 69 62   59 66 64 56   53 64 64 60   59 68 67
DEWPT         65   63 63 61 57   46 42 45 43   41 40 45 51   54 57 58
MAX/MIN RH        100    67      87    40      63    40      86    65
RH           100  100 76 76 85   62 41 50 60   63 42 50 71   84 70 72
PWIND DIR           S    SW       W    NW      NW     W       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   SC SC FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW
POP 12HR           10    10       5     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ234-182215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
302 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

DATE             WED 01/18/17            THU 01/19/17            FRI 01/20/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      65          56          73          56          77
TEMP             62 62 64 65 62 59 58 56 56 59 69 73 67 60 58 57 56 60 72 77 72
DEWPT            62 62 60 62 60 58 56 55 55 56 57 58 58 58 57 56 56 60 64 65 64
MIN/MAX RH                   85          98          59         100          65
RH              100 98 85 90 93 96 93 94 98 90 67 59 73 91 96 97100100 75 65 77
WIND DIR          N NE NW SW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W SW  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          5  4  5  5  5  3  4  4  4  3  3  4  4  4  5  4  4  4  4  4  4
HEAT INDEX                                                                84
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC FW CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)       100 93 96 95 93 96 96 99 93 76 31 24  5  5  4 17 30 45 60 62 64
POP 12HR                     80          60          40           0          20
QPF 12HR                   0.59        0.21        0.08           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS        O  O NM NM SC SC NM NM SC SC                   IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS NM NM IS IS NM NM IS IS
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     2     4     2     4     2     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     2     2     4     5     5     6     5
MIXING HGT            700   700   700   700  1800  3000   700   200  2300  3100
T WIND DIR              N     W    NW    NW    NW    SW     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              8    10     8     8     6     8     8     8     8     8


DATE               SAT 01/21/17  SUN 01/22/17  MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            60    79      54    69      47    68      51    75
TEMP          63   60 74 71 59   54 65 62 51   47 63 62 54   51 69 68
DEWPT         63   60 61 56 50   38 38 39 36   35 37 42 44   47 54 52
MAX/MIN RH        100    51      74    33      64    35      91    48
RH            98  100 64 59 73   54 37 43 56   64 38 47 69   88 59 56
PWIND DIR           S    SW       W    NW      NW     W       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW
POP 12HR           10    10      10     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ241-182215-
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX
27.74N  98.03W ELEV. 177 FT
302 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

DATE             WED 01/18/17            THU 01/19/17            FRI 01/20/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      68          56          77          57          80
TEMP             63 64 66 68 64 60 58 57 56 60 72 77 73 61 58 57 57 61 75 80 74
DEWPT            63 63 58 58 57 57 57 56 56 57 57 57 57 58 58 56 56 61 64 64 64
MIN/MAX RH                   72          98          50         100          59
RH              100 99 75 72 81 92 97 98 98 88 60 50 58 88 99100 99100 70 59 71
WIND DIR         SW NW NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW  W  W SW SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD          3  4  6  6  6  5  4  4  4  4  2  5  3  4  5  5  4  5  5  4  3
HEAT INDEX                                                             80 88
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV B1 SC FW CL CL CL FW SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)       100 93 93 89 79 91 96 95 88 56 35 18  5  5  4 21 38 42 46 42 38
POP 12HR                     50          50          30           0          20
QPF 12HR                   0.14        0.19        0.07           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC                   IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     2     2     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     2     2     3     3     5     5     5     5     6
MIXING HGT           1100  1400  1200   800  2800  4100  1300   500  2800  3500
T WIND DIR             NW    NW     N    NW    NW     W     S     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             10    12    10     8     6     8     9     9     9     8


DATE               SAT 01/21/17  SUN 01/22/17  MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            60    83      55    71      48    72      51    81
TEMP          64   60 78 74 61   55 68 64 53   48 67 66 56   51 74 73
DEWPT         64   60 52 47 44   37 33 33 31   31 33 38 41   44 49 48
MAX/MIN RH        100    30      55    24      52    26      77    33
RH            99  100 41 38 54   49 27 31 43   52 29 35 58   76 42 42
PWIND DIR           S    SW       W    NW      NW     W       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL
POP 12HR            5     5       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ229-182215-
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX
28.46N  99.22W ELEV. 476 FT
302 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

DATE             WED 01/18/17            THU 01/19/17            FRI 01/20/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      63          51          77          52          82
TEMP             55 56 61 63 59 55 54 52 51 56 71 77 75 62 57 55 52 58 75 82 73
DEWPT            52 52 51 52 54 53 52 51 51 51 52 52 52 50 49 50 52 56 58 56 53
MIN/MAX RH                   68          99          43         100          40
RH               90 84 70 68 83 93 93 95 99 83 51 43 44 64 75 83 99 94 55 40 48
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N  W SW SW  W  W  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          6  5  5  5  4  3  2  3  2  2  4  6  3  3  4  4  3  4  4  4  3
HEAT INDEX                                                                85 81
CLOUDS           OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)        99 93 95 76 63 52 73 69 57 31 15  3  5  5  4 19 35 33 31 28 25
POP 12HR                     40          30          10           0          10
QPF 12HR                   0.09        0.06           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS            IS IS             IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     4     4     4     4     6     5     6     6     6
MIXING HGT           1600  1800  1300   700  2400  3700   800   100  2100  4000
T WIND DIR              N     N    NE     N    SW     W    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             10     9     5     4     4    10     6     6     8     8


DATE               SAT 01/21/17  SUN 01/22/17  MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            55    84      51    72      46    72      49    80
TEMP          60   55 77 74 58   51 67 63 51   46 65 64 54   49 73 71
DEWPT         55   51 45 41 37   33 29 29 29   30 32 33 31   37 40 39
MAX/MIN RH         90    23      50    20      54    24      63    24
RH            82   88 32 31 45   50 24 28 43   54 29 31 42   62 31 32
PWIND DIR           S     W       W    NW      NW     W      SE     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW SC FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL FW
POP 12HR            5     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

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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