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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
330 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

TXZ245-141015-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
330 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

Date           12/13/17      Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17            Sat
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                      51          70          47          55          47
Temp             59 56 54 53 52 60 68 69 64 58 53 50 47 48 53 55 53 50 49 47 47
Dewpt            42 46 47 47 50 52 54 54 55 52 48 44 40 40 39 38 39 39 39 39 38
Max/Min RH                   94          59          82          51          74
RH               53 68 77 80 93 74 62 59 73 80 82 81 76 75 58 51 59 66 71 74 72
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW NW  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  4  4  2  3  3  3  5  6  9 12 14 16 14 14 10  9  5  5  5  6
Clouds           B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        57 55 53 53 54 59 80 95 98 98100 99 90 93 95 88 87 74 81 77 86
PoP 12HR                      5          10          70          40          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.35        0.16           0
Rain                                                  C  C  C  C
Rain Shwrs                               SC SC NM NM                         SC
Tstms                                                                        IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     3     3     4     5     5     4
Mixing Hgt            800   200  2700  2600  1800  1600  2700  3100  2200   700
T Wind Dir              S     W    NE    SW     N     N     N     N     N     N
T Wind Spd             12     8     8     4    18    34    24    16     9     6


Date           12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17
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          60      51    66      53    65      51    67      51    68
Temp          58 57 53   51 63 61 59   53 62 59 57   51 64 61 56   51 65 62
Dewpt         44 50 51   49 55 56 55   49 50 49 49   46 49 50 48   47 52 54
Min/Max RH       59      96    70      90    57      84    55      84    60
RH            59 77 93   94 75 85 86   85 64 69 75   83 59 66 76   84 63 75
Pwind Dir        NE      NW     W       E    NE       N     N      NE     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV OV OV   B2 SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR         40      60    20      10    20      10    10       5     5
Rain Shwrs    SC SC NM   NM IS IS         IS IS
Tstms         IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ231-141015-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
330 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

Date           12/13/17      Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17            Sat
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                      46          72          46          59          43
Temp             60 50 48 47 46 58 69 71 65 57 52 49 46 49 54 59 53 48 48 46 43
Dewpt            37 39 39 39 43 46 50 49 48 45 39 38 36 35 34 33 35 36 37 37 38
Max/Min RH                   87          46          68          38          81
RH               41 65 71 73 86 64 51 46 56 64 63 67 68 59 46 38 50 63 66 72 81
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S SE  E SE NE  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E SW  W  N
Wind Spd          4  4  4  2  2  2  2  3  4  8 11 12 10 10  9  5  2  2  2  2  1
Clouds           B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        57 60 55 58 63 68 78 98 96 98 98 99 89 90 82 81 78 66 79 76 87
PoP 12HR                      0          10          60          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.13        0.08           0
Rain                                                  S  S  S  S
Rain Shwrs                               SC SC NM NM                         SC
Tstms                                                                        IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt            300   100  2200  2700  1800  1800  2800  3400  1300   400
T Wind Dir              S    SE    SE     W    NE     N     N    NE     S    SW
T Wind Spd             11     6     5     9    21    28    19    10     4     2


Date           12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17
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          56      45    68      49    66      43    69      47    70
Temp          55 52 46   45 60 61 52   49 62 59 47   43 63 63 50   47 66 64
Dewpt         38 44 46   43 53 53 49   45 46 45 46   42 45 45 44   43 49 48
Min/Max RH       52     100    62      94    47      97    43      87    46
RH            53 74100   94 78 75 91   89 56 60 95   96 53 53 81   87 56 55
Pwind Dir        NE      NW    SW      NE     N       N     N       E     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV OV B2   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR         50      60    10      10    10      10    10       5     5
Rain Shwrs    SC SC NM   NM
Tstms         IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ247-141015-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
330 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

Date           12/13/17      Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17            Sat
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                      57          69          49          56          52
Temp             61 60 59 58 57 61 67 68 63 58 55 52 50 50 53 56 55 53 53 52 52
Dewpt            45 48 50 51 54 55 56 56 57 55 51 47 44 42 40 39 40 40 40 41 42
Max/Min RH                   91          65          88          52          69
RH               55 66 72 79 90 79 69 65 80 89 86 84 80 77 62 52 56 60 64 66 69
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  W  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE
Wind Spd          4  6  6  4  3  4  4  5  8 10 14 18 18 17 16 12 11  9  8  8  8
Clouds           B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        55 61 57 60 57 65 82 97 99 97100100 91 95 95 90 90 79 83 78 86
PoP 12HR                      5          20          80          40          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.51        0.22           0
Rain                                   S              C  C  C  C
Rain Shwrs                               NM NM  O  O                         SC
Tstms                                                                        IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     3     3     4     5     5     4
Mixing Hgt           1600  1600  2500  2500  1700  1600  2800  3200  3000  2100
T Wind Dir              S    SW    NE     W     N     N     N     N     N    NE
T Wind Spd             13    12     8     3    19    39    26    18    11    10


Date           12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17
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          62      54    66      56    65      55    67      55    67
Temp          60 59 56   54 64 61 63   56 64 61 60   55 64 62 59   55 66 64
Dewpt         46 51 53   52 55 57 57   52 51 50 51   49 50 51 51   50 53 55
Min/Max RH       60      94    71      93    59      82    56      82    62
RH            60 75 89   94 75 89 83   86 63 68 72   82 61 68 75   82 65 74
Pwind Dir        NE      NW     W       E    NE       N     N      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV OV OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR         40      60    20      10    20      10    10       5     5
Rain Shwrs    SC SC NM   NM IS IS         IS IS
Tstms         IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ234-141015-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
330 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

Date           12/13/17      Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17            Sat
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                      45          71          45          57          42
Temp             59 51 49 46 46 57 68 71 63 55 51 48 45 48 54 57 52 47 45 43 42
Dewpt            38 41 41 40 43 45 49 49 48 44 40 38 35 35 34 34 36 37 36 36 35
Max/Min RH                   88          46          70          41          79
RH               47 67 74 78 87 63 50 46 58 67 66 68 68 60 46 41 53 66 73 77 78
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  N  N NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE
Wind Spd          4  5  4  2  2  2  2  4  5  9 11 12 12 11 10  8  4  2  1  2  2
Clouds           B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        56 61 73 60 61 56 75 95 95 97 96 99 87 91 82 74 79 55 73 58 83
PoP 12HR                      0          10          50          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.08        0.05           0
Rain                                                  S  S  S  S
Rain Shwrs                               SC SC SC SC                         SC
Tstms                                                                        IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     5     5     4     4     4     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt            200   100  2500  2700  1900  1800  2400  3100   700   200
T Wind Dir              S     W    NW     W     N     N     N     N     N     N
T Wind Spd             12     6     6    10    23    28    20    12     1     2


Date           12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17
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          57      46    67      49    65      44    68      45    68
Temp          55 54 48   46 62 60 52   49 62 58 50   44 63 59 50   45 65 60
Dewpt         38 45 48   46 54 54 50   46 46 46 45   42 47 47 44   43 50 50
Min/Max RH       52     100    65      93    51      93    49      90    53
RH            53 73100   97 75 78 93   87 56 64 85   93 55 64 82   90 59 69
Pwind Dir        NE      NW     W      NE     N       N     N      NE     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 OV OV   B1 B1 SC SC   SC B1 SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR         40      60    20      10    20      10    10       5     5
Rain Shwrs    SC SC NM   NM IS IS         IS IS
Tstms         IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ241-141015-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
330 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

Date           12/13/17      Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17            Sat
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                      48          72          47          56          44
Temp             63 53 50 49 48 59 70 72 65 58 54 50 47 47 51 56 53 49 47 45 44
Dewpt            38 41 42 42 46 48 52 52 52 51 47 44 38 39 37 35 37 37 38 38 39
Max/Min RH                   92          50          78          45          82
RH               40 64 75 79 91 70 54 50 64 78 78 79 69 73 57 45 53 65 70 77 82
Wind Dir         SE  S  S  S  E NE SE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W NW  N
Wind Spd          4  5  4  2  2  2  4  3  5  8 11 13 12 11  9  6  4  2  2  2  2
Clouds           B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV
Clouds(%)        68 65 56 66 72 93 88 94 98100100 99 93 95 91 89 79 82 83 85 89
PoP 12HR                      0          20          80          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.49        0.23        0.10
Rain                                   S              C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
Rain Shwrs                               SC SC  O  O                         SC
Tstms                                                                        IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     3     3     4     5     5     4
Mixing Hgt            300   100  2100  2800  1400  1700  2700  2800  1100   300
T Wind Dir              S    SE     E     W     N     N     N     N     W    NW
T Wind Spd             11     6     8     9    18    31    20    11     2     3


Date           12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17
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          57      47    68      50    67      46    70      49    71
Temp          55 53 47   47 62 62 52   50 64 60 50   46 64 64 53   49 67 64
Dewpt         41 46 47   45 54 54 52   47 48 47 48   45 47 46 45   44 50 50
Min/Max RH       57     100    64     100    49      96    43      85    48
RH            57 78 99   93 77 77100   90 56 63 93   96 53 52 76   85 54 60
Pwind Dir        NE       W    SW      NE     N       N     N      NE     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV OV B2   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR         50      60    10      10    10      10    10       5     5
Rain Shwrs    SC SC NM   NM
Tstms         IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ229-141015-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
330 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

Date           12/13/17      Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17            Sat
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                      45          70          45          59          44
Temp             61 52 49 47 45 52 66 70 63 57 54 49 45 48 55 59 56 50 46 45 44
Dewpt            36 37 37 37 39 40 43 43 43 41 38 35 36 34 33 32 34 34 36 36 38
Max/Min RH                   82          39          66          37          78
RH               40 58 65 68 81 62 44 39 48 55 55 59 69 59 43 37 44 55 66 71 78
Wind Dir          S  S SE  E  E  E NE  N  N NE NE  N  N  N  N NE SE  S SW SW  S
Wind Spd          3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  8 10 10  9  8  6  4  3  3  3  2  2
Clouds           B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        54 59 54 54 55 73 84 93 95 95 98 97 89 82 77 76 79 71 72 72 86
PoP 12HR                      0           5          40          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.06        0.02           0
Rain                                                  S  S  S  S
Rain Shwrs                               IS IS SC SC                         NM
Tstms                                                                        IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt            300   100  1400  1900  1900  2300  3700  4400  1100   300
T Wind Dir             SE     E     E     W    NE    NE    NE    NE     S    SW
T Wind Spd              9     8     5     2    19    27    16     6     4     4


Date           12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17
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          54      43    66      46    65      43    68      47    69
Temp          53 50 45   43 60 62 50   46 59 60 50   43 62 63 52   47 64 63
Dewpt         38 41 42   41 49 49 45   42 44 44 43   41 44 42 42   41 46 45
Min/Max RH       55      96    56      86    47      92    40      81    44
RH            55 71 91   93 67 62 83   86 57 56 77   90 51 45 68   81 53 52
Pwind Dir        SE      SW     W      NE     N       N    NW       E     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV OV B2   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR         60      40     5       5    10       5     5       5     5
Rain Shwrs    NM NM SC   SC
Tstms         IS IS 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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