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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
256 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

TXZ245-032215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
256 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

DATE             SAT 12/03/16            SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16
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                      74          64          66          56          67
TEMP          65 66 67 72 74 70 67 66 65 64 65 66 66 61 59 59 57 56 60 66 67 61
DEWPT         62 62 66 69 71 66 66 66 64 62 60 59 58 58 58 58 56 54 54 54 53 53
MIN/MAX RH                   87          99          75         100          63
RH            89 89 98 91 89 88 94 99 97 93 85 78 75 90 98 98 97 93 80 67 63 75
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  E  E  E NE  N NE NE NE  N NE NE  N NW NW  W  W  W
WIND SPD       5 10 11 12 10  9  5  8  6  9 10 12 12 12 11 10 10  9 10 11 11 10
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW
CLOUDS(%)    100100100100100100100100100100 97 97 98 95 95 95 94 94 74 51 37 18
POP 12HR                     90          90          90          70          50
QPF 12HR                   0.90        0.90        0.89        0.79        0.26
RAIN SHWRS    NM  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4
MIXING HGT           2500  2400   800   500   700  1000   800  1300  2600  3200
T WIND DIR              S    SE     E    NE    NE    NE    NE     N    NW     W
T WIND SPD             20    18    12    13    19    21    19    17    18    19


DATE               TUE 12/06/16  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16
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    72      60    70      45    53      39    54
TEMP          58   56 71 66 62   60 69 58 51   45 52 46 43   40 52 49
DEWPT         51   51 55 58 58   58 58 54 49   44 36 35 32   34 35 38
MAX/MIN RH         86    58      95    63     100    49      79    50
RH            79   85 58 78 85   95 69 90 92   96 52 64 66   79 51 66
PWIND DIR           W    SW       S    SE      NE     N       N     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5     0       5    30      40    10       5     5
RAIN SHWRS                          SC SC SC   SC

$$

TXZ231-032215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
256 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

DATE             SAT 12/03/16            SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16
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                      72          57          61          51          66
TEMP          62 64 65 71 72 66 62 60 58 57 58 60 61 57 53 52 52 52 54 62 66 57
DEWPT         60 61 63 64 62 60 58 57 56 54 54 53 53 53 52 51 50 49 49 50 50 49
MIN/MAX RH                   71          93          76         100          57
RH            94 90 91 79 71 80 89 92 93 92 87 79 76 89 96 99 94 89 84 65 57 75
WIND DIR      NE NE  N NW NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N NW NW  W  W  W
WIND SPD       8  4  3  4  8  9  8  8  9 10 10 10 10 10  8  6  5  8  9 10  9  6
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)    100100100100100100100100100100 97 97 95 92 92 93 93 93 78 38 29 15
POP 12HR                     70          80          70          70          30
QPF 12HR                   0.36        0.51        0.56        0.42        0.08
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM NM NM NM  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     3     3     1     1     3     3     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     4
MIXING HGT           4600  5300   800   900  1300  1300  1400  1500  3000  4100
T WIND DIR              N    NE    NE    NE     N     N    NE     N    NW     W
T WIND SPD              6    13    13    16    18    18    14    11    17    14


DATE               TUE 12/06/16  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16
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            47    75      53    70      41    52      34    52
TEMP          48   49 68 65 54   54 66 57 43   43 49 44 35   36 48 45
DEWPT         48   46 54 55 52   53 54 50 42   36 27 27 23   23 26 31
MAX/MIN RH         98    50     100    54     100    37      64    40
RH            97   90 61 71 95   96 67 78100   75 42 52 60   61 42 58
PWIND DIR           W    SW      SE    SE       N     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW CL FW FW   FW B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5     0       5    20      10     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS                          IS IS

$$

TXZ247-032215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
256 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

DATE             SAT 12/03/16            SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16
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                      74          66          69          58          67
TEMP          67 67 66 72 74 71 69 68 67 66 67 68 69 65 62 61 59 59 61 66 67 65
DEWPT         64 65 66 70 71 68 68 68 67 64 62 61 60 60 60 60 58 56 55 55 54 53
MIN/MAX RH                   89         100          73          99          62
RH            91 94100 93 89 91 98100100 94 86 77 73 83 94 96 97 93 82 68 62 67
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  N NE NE  N NW NW  W  W  W
WIND SPD      10 12 11 12 12 10  6  8  6  9 10 11 12 13 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 12
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)    100100100100100100100100100100 97 97 96 91 92 92 93 94 73 49 34 15
POP 12HR                     90          90          90          70          50
QPF 12HR                   0.76        1.00        0.93        0.89        0.26
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM NM  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4
MIXING HGT           1100  1200  1100   700   800  1000  1000  1400  2300  3300
T WIND DIR              S    SE     E     E    NE    NE    NE     N    NW     W
T WIND SPD             21    20    13    13    18    21    21    19    21    23


DATE               TUE 12/06/16  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16
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            59    72      63    71      48    55      43    56
TEMP          61   60 71 69 66   64 70 63 54   49 54 51 46   43 54 53
DEWPT         53   53 55 59 60   61 60 57 51   47 41 41 38   40 41 43
MAX/MIN RH         81    58      92    66      99    57      89    59
RH            73   80 60 71 82   91 72 82 90   95 60 67 73   88 61 70
PWIND DIR           W    SW       S    SE      NE     N       N     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5     0       5    30      40    10       5     5
RAIN SHWRS                          SC SC SC   SC

$$

TXZ234-032215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
256 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

DATE             SAT 12/03/16            SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16
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          62          53          64
TEMP          60 60 61 67 69 64 61 59 58 57 58 61 62 57 53 54 53 53 56 63 64 56
DEWPT         56 57 59 63 67 61 59 59 58 56 55 54 54 55 53 53 52 51 52 53 52 51
MIN/MAX RH                   87         100          77         100          66
RH            89 87 92 87 95 90 95100100 99 91 79 77 93100 98 96 91 86 69 66 84
WIND DIR      NE NE  W SW SW NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N  N NW  W  W  W
WIND SPD       9  4  5  5  8  6  6  6  8 10 10 11 10 10 10 10  8  8  9  9  8  6
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)    100100100100100100100100100100 98 98 98 94 95 95 95 96 80 58 49 37
POP 12HR                     90          90          80          70          50
QPF 12HR                   0.91        0.62        0.95        0.80        0.24
RAIN SHWRS     O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     4
MIXING HGT           3500  3600   900   900   900  1100   900  1300  2600  3400
T WIND DIR              W     S    NE     N     N     N    NE     N    NW     W
T WIND SPD             10    13    11    14    19    18    18    14    14    13


DATE               TUE 12/06/16  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16
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            48    72      52    69      41    52      33    52
TEMP          50   50 69 62 54   53 67 54 42   42 50 42 35   34 50 44
DEWPT         48   46 54 55 51   52 55 51 42   38 29 29 23   25 28 33
MAX/MIN RH        100    56      98    60     100    40      71    42
RH            91   88 59 80 91   94 65 91100   86 43 60 61   68 43 66
PWIND DIR           W    SW       S     E       N     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   FW FW FW FW   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC FW   SC FW FW
POP 12HR            5     5       5    30      30    10       5     5
RAIN SHWRS                          SC SC SC   SC

$$

TXZ241-032215-
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX
27.74N  98.03W ELEV. 177 FT
256 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

DATE             SAT 12/03/16            SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16
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                      76          61          66          53          68
TEMP          67 68 69 74 76 70 66 64 63 61 62 65 66 60 55 54 53 53 58 66 67 60
DEWPT         65 65 67 69 68 65 64 63 62 60 58 56 55 55 54 53 52 51 50 50 50 49
MIN/MAX RH                   76          98          69          99          52
RH            93 92 96 83 76 83 92 97 98 97 86 74 69 84 96 98 94 91 77 57 54 70
WIND DIR       E  S  S  S SE  E  E  E NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N NW NW  W  W  W
WIND SPD       4  6  6  9  5  6  8  5  6  9  9 10 10  9  8  6  5  9 10 11  9  6
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)    100100100100100100100100100100 94 94 91 92 92 91 91 91 69 37 37  8
POP 12HR                     70          80          70          70          30
QPF 12HR                   0.17        0.54        0.66        0.40        0.10
RAIN SHWRS    NM SC SC NM NM  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     3     3     1     1     3     3     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           4500  4900  2200  1700  1200  1200  1400  1500  2800  3700
T WIND DIR              S    SE     E    NE     N     N    NE     N    NW     W
T WIND SPD             12    11    12    13    17    17    13    11    18    14


DATE               TUE 12/06/16  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16
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            49    77      56    72      45    54      37    55
TEMP          50   50 72 67 57   56 70 60 46   45 52 46 38   37 52 48
DEWPT         48   47 54 56 55   56 57 53 46   40 29 29 24   25 28 33
MAX/MIN RH         94    48     100    56     100    38      62    37
RH            91   90 53 68 95   99 64 77100   81 41 51 56   60 39 57
PWIND DIR           W     S      SE    SE       N     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW FW   SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5     0       5    20      20     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS                          IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ229-032215-
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX
28.46N  99.22W ELEV. 476 FT
256 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

DATE             SAT 12/03/16            SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16
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                      66          54          59          50          66
TEMP          62 63 64 65 66 61 58 56 55 54 55 58 59 57 54 52 51 50 54 62 66 61
DEWPT         59 59 59 60 60 58 56 55 53 52 52 52 52 52 51 51 49 48 48 48 48 48
MIN/MAX RH                   81          97          77          95          52
RH            91 88 86 81 81 88 95 97 95 93 89 80 77 83 92 94 94 92 79 60 52 62
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N NW NW  W  W NW
WIND SPD      10 10  8  9 10  9  9  9  9 10 10 10  9  9  8  6  5  5  9 10  8  4
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)    100100100100100100100100100100 97 97 95 91 89 88 86 84 59 38 29  6
POP 12HR                     70          80          70          70          10
QPF 12HR                   0.36        0.40        0.37        0.33           0
RAIN SHWRS     O NM NM NM NM  O  O NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             SC SC SC SC
LAL                     3     3     3     3     1     1     3     3     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           2400  3300  1300  1300  1500  1600  1600  1200  3100  4800
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE     N     N     N     N    NW     W
T WIND SPD             16    17    16    17    18    16    12    10    16    13


DATE               TUE 12/06/16  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16
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            47    74      52    68      40    53      35    53
TEMP          52   48 68 68 58   53 64 60 48   41 50 48 40   35 49 48
DEWPT         46   45 52 51 50   52 51 45 39   35 25 26 22   24 26 30
MAX/MIN RH         96    45     100    48      80    33      64    37
RH            79   90 57 54 76   98 63 58 71   78 37 42 49   62 40 49
PWIND DIR          SW    SW       E     E       N     N      NE    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5     0       0    10      10     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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