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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
345 PM CDT Sun Sep 24 2017

TXZ245-251045-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
345 PM CDT Sun Sep 24 2017

Date           09/24/17      Mon 09/25/17            Tue 09/26/17            Wed
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                      78          88          79          87          78
Temp          88 84 82 81 79 78 83 87 87 84 82 82 81 79 83 87 87 83 82 81 80 78
Dewpt         75 74 75 75 75 74 75 74 73 74 74 74 76 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 75
Max/Min RH                   89          62          88          70          91
RH            66 74 81 83 87 88 78 64 63 73 79 81 86 87 80 71 72 80 82 85 86 91
Wind Dir      SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E
Wind Spd      10 10 10 10  9  8  8 10  9 11 10  9  8  8  9 10 10  9  9  8  6  6
Heat Index    98 91 89 86       91 95 95 92 88 87 87    90 97 97 91 89 87
Clouds        B1 SC FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     52 39 25 40 31 47 62 64 68 51 62 72 73 86 83 81 82 84 81 78 78 77
PoP 12HR                     20          30          20          50          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.05        0.03        0.12        0.04
Rain Shwrs    SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
Tstms         SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     2     3     3     1     2     3     3     2     2
Haines                  5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3
Mixing Hgt           3000  3500  4700  4500  2400  2700  4700  4600  2500  2000
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E     E
T Wind Spd             17    14    10    13    18    17    17    17    18    13


Date           09/27 Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17 Sun 10/01/17
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            87      76      88      75      87      71      85      68      84
Temp          85 82 80 76 87 83 79 75 86 83 76 71 82 80 73 68 83 79
Dewpt         75 75 74 73 73 73 72 70 69 69 66 63 62 62 61 60 61 62
Min/Max RH         69      91      62      87      56      79      47      78      46
RH            71 80 85 90 64 71 82 87 58 63 73 78 50 54 67 77 48 56
Pwind Dir           E       E       E       E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           40      20      10      10      20      10       5      10       5
Rain Shwrs    SC SC IS IS             IS IS
Tstms         SC SC IS IS             IS IS

$$

TXZ231-251045-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
345 PM CDT Sun Sep 24 2017

Date           09/24/17      Mon 09/25/17            Tue 09/26/17            Wed
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                      73          91          76          90          74
Temp          92 85 78 76 74 74 83 90 91 84 79 78 77 76 83 89 88 82 79 77 75 74
Dewpt         67 72 73 73 73 73 75 73 71 72 75 75 75 73 72 72 73 73 74 75 74 73
Max/Min RH                  100          53          94          56          99
RH            44 65 86 94 97 99 77 59 53 67 88 92 93 92 72 57 60 75 87 93 97 99
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd      10 10  8  5  3  4  6  8  9 11  8  6  6  4  6  8  9  8  6  5  4  4
Heat Index    97 90             89 98 97 89             88 96 95 88
Clouds        SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
Clouds(%)     50 50 42 48 64 69 64 67 73 73 78 95 96 94 92 90 90 90 91 92 91 89
PoP 12HR                     10          40          30          50          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06        0.09        0.24        0.22
Rain Shwrs    SC             SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM
Tstms         SC             SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM
LAL                     1     1     3     3     2     3     3     3     3     3
Haines                  3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     3     3
Mixing Hgt           3200   800  6300  6000  3200  2700  5800  5400  3200  1600
T Wind Dir             SE     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E
T Wind Spd             17     5    13    19    23    18    18    20    20    14


Date           09/27 Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17 Sun 10/01/17
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            89      72      91      71      89      67      87      63      87
Temp          87 85 75 72 89 85 74 72 88 84 72 67 84 82 68 64 84 81
Dewpt         73 72 73 72 70 69 71 68 65 63 63 60 58 58 59 57 55 56
Min/Max RH         58     100      49      92      44      80      37      81      34
RH            63 67 94 98 55 58 89 88 47 51 73 78 42 44 71 78 37 42
Pwind Dir           E       E       E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           60      40      30      20      20      10      10       5       5
Rain Shwrs    NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms         NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-251045-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
345 PM CDT Sun Sep 24 2017

Date           09/24/17      Mon 09/25/17            Tue 09/26/17            Wed
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                      79          87          81          86          80
Temp          87 85 85 83 81 79 83 86 86 84 83 83 82 81 83 86 86 83 83 83 81 80
Dewpt         76 74 76 75 75 74 75 75 74 74 75 75 76 76 76 77 77 77 77 76 76 76
Max/Min RH                   85          67          85          73          87
RH            69 73 76 79 82 85 78 69 68 75 78 80 84 85 81 75 75 82 82 81 85 87
Wind Dir      SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE  E  E
Wind Spd      11 11 12 12 11 10  8 10 10 12 12 11 10  9 10 11 11 11 11 10  9  9
Heat Index    99 92 93 90 87    90 95 94 91 90 89 89 87 91 96 97 92 91 91 87 83
Clouds        SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     46 39 29 40 33 48 62 65 67 51 60 74 76 86 82 79 80 82 80 79 78 77
PoP 12HR                     20          30          20          50          30
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.05        0.03        0.09        0.03
Rain Shwrs    SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms         SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     2     3     3     1     2     3     3     3     3
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt           3500  4100  4300  4000  2800  3100  4200  3900  2600  2600
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E     E
T Wind Spd             19    16    10    13    20    19    17    20    19    14


Date           09/27 Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17 Sun 10/01/17
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            86      79      87      77      86      74      85      71      84
Temp          86 84 82 79 86 83 81 77 85 83 79 74 84 81 77 72 83 80
Dewpt         76 76 75 74 74 74 73 72 71 70 68 66 64 64 63 63 63 64
Min/Max RH         72      87      66      85      60      78      50      77      50
RH            73 78 79 87 67 73 78 84 62 67 72 78 53 56 63 76 51 58
Pwind Dir           E       E       E       E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           40      20      20      10      20      10       5      10       5
Rain Shwrs    SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS
Tstms         SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-251045-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
345 PM CDT Sun Sep 24 2017

Date           09/24/17      Mon 09/25/17            Tue 09/26/17            Wed
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                      73          89          75          89          74
Temp          83 83 78 76 74 74 82 88 87 82 78 76 75 75 81 88 87 82 78 76 75 74
Dewpt         73 75 74 74 73 73 76 74 74 74 75 74 75 73 74 75 75 75 75 74 74 73
Max/Min RH                  100          60          99          64          97
RH            72 78 90 96 99 99 82 62 63 77 90 93 99 94 80 65 68 80 88 94 95 97
Wind Dir      SE SE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  E  E NE
Wind Spd      10  8  4  4  3  4  5  8  8  9  6  4  4  4  6  8  8  8  5  4  3  4
Heat Index    97 89             90 97 96 89             87 98 96 88
Clouds        B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     53 41 28 39 36 54 57 64 66 54 66 64 66 88 87 87 87 87 84 82 80 79
PoP 12HR                     10          30          20          50          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05        0.01        0.18        0.06
Rain Shwrs    SC             SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
Tstms         SC             SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     3     3     1     2     3     3     2     2
Haines                  4     4     4     4     3     3     3     4     5     5
Mixing Hgt           1900   600  4800  5500  2000   500  4100  4800  1700   400
T Wind Dir              E     E    SE    SE     E     E     E    SE     E    NE
T Wind Spd              6     4    10    14     8     8    16    14     9     4


Date           09/27 Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17 Sun 10/01/17
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            89      72      91      71      88      67      86      63      85
Temp          88 83 76 72 89 85 75 71 86 83 73 67 83 79 67 64 82 78
Dewpt         74 74 73 71 71 71 71 68 67 67 62 60 59 60 58 57 59 60
Min/Max RH         62      99      53      91      50      79      42      80      43
RH            64 74 92 96 56 63 87 88 53 58 69 78 46 51 73 77 45 55
Pwind Dir           E       E      NE       N      NE       N      NE      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           30      20      40      20      20       5       5      10       5
Rain Shwrs    SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms         SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ241-251045-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
345 PM CDT Sun Sep 24 2017

Date           09/24/17      Mon 09/25/17            Tue 09/26/17            Wed
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                      73          92          76          92          74
Temp          88 85 79 76 75 74 83 91 91 84 79 78 76 76 83 91 91 85 81 78 77 74
Dewpt         71 73 74 74 73 73 75 73 73 74 75 75 75 74 74 73 74 75 75 75 74 74
Max/Min RH                  100          54          98          55          99
RH            58 68 84 91 96 98 77 55 56 73 86 89 97 92 73 57 58 73 84 91 94 98
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E
Wind Spd      11 11  6  5  3  4  6  8  9 11  8  5  5  5  8 10 11 10  8  5  4  4
Heat Index    99 92             91 99100 90             89100100 92 83
Clouds        SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
Clouds(%)     47 50 38 44 55 65 62 68 74 74 80 96 93 92 90 89 89 89 89 89 86 83
PoP 12HR                     10          40          20          50          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.07        0.07        0.22        0.15
Rain Shwrs    SC             SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms         SC             SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     3     3     1     2     3     3     3     3
Haines                  3     3     4     4     3     3     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           3200  1000  6300  6000  2700  1800  6400  6200  3600  1300
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             18     9    11    19    19    16    19    18    19     9


Date           09/27 Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17 Sun 10/01/17
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            91      73      91      72      91      68      88      64      88
Temp          89 86 78 74 89 85 76 72 89 84 73 68 85 83 70 65 86 82
Dewpt         73 73 73 72 71 71 72 70 67 66 66 62 60 60 60 58 57 58
Min/Max RH         56      99      52      95      45      83      39      82      36
RH            59 67 87 97 56 64 87 92 48 54 81 81 43 46 71 79 38 45
Pwind Dir           E       E       E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           50      40      30      20      20      10      10      10       5
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms         SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ229-251045-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
345 PM CDT Sun Sep 24 2017

Date           09/24/17      Mon 09/25/17            Tue 09/26/17            Wed
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                      75          93          76          92          75
Temp          96 93 83 79 77 75 81 90 93 86 81 79 78 76 79 87 92 84 79 78 76 75
Dewpt         65 68 70 71 72 72 72 69 69 71 72 72 73 73 72 71 71 72 72 73 73 73
Max/Min RH                   90          45          90          52          96
RH            36 45 65 79 84 90 76 51 46 59 74 79 85 90 79 60 52 67 79 85 91 96
Wind Dir      SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE  E SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd       9 10 10  8  5  8  8 10  9 10  9 10 10  6  8  8  8  8  8  8  6  5
Heat Index    98 97 88          85 95 98 92 86             93 99 89
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
Clouds(%)     59 66 60 70 84 87 88 86 84 79 81100100100 97 94 93 93 95 97 96 95
PoP 12HR                     20          40          50          60          80
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.07        0.21        0.29        0.76
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM  O  O  O  O NM
Tstms         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM  O  O  O  O NM
LAL                     2     2     2     3     3     3     4     4     5     5
Haines                  4     3     4     4     4     3     3     3     3     4
Mixing Hgt           4800  2300  7300  6300  2900  2100  4100  3200  1400  1200
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E     E
T Wind Spd             25    17    16    19    21    24    20    11    13     9


Date           09/27 Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17 Sun 10/01/17
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            90      73      90      72      88      67      86      64      87
Temp          86 87 77 74 87 88 77 72 85 85 73 67 82 83 71 64 84 84
Dewpt         72 70 72 71 68 67 68 67 64 62 60 59 55 55 57 56 53 54
Min/Max RH         53      93      47      87      43      77      35      76      31
RH            62 58 83 92 55 50 73 86 49 46 64 76 40 38 61 75 35 35
Pwind Dir           E       E       E       E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           60      70      50      50      40      20      10       5       5
Rain Shwrs    NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms         NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC 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
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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