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FOUS54 KCRP 180900
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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
300 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

TXZ245-182200-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
300 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date             Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17
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                      82          50          65          50          68
Temp          72 72 75 81 82 73 60 56 52 50 56 64 65 60 56 53 52 51 59 67 68 66
Dewpt         70 69 71 69 67 58 49 44 42 39 39 36 35 37 39 41 42 44 48 51 54 56
Min/Max RH                   55          69          33          78          58
RH            95 94 87 68 60 58 67 65 69 65 54 36 33 42 54 64 71 78 67 58 60 69
Wind Dir       S  S  S SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       8  8  9 10  5 17 16 17 16 13 13 11  8  6  5  4  4  4  6  6  8  5
Heat Index             84 85
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW CL FW CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     54 56 57 43 42 28 10  4  8  4  3  8 21 30 39 30 26 46 48 56 53 63
PoP 12HR                     10          10           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs             IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     5     4     4     3     2
Mixing Hgt           2800  4300  3700  2300  3700  4200  3200  1100  5400  5200
T Wind Dir             SW    NW     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE     E    SE
T Wind Spd             17    18    29    27    23    14     9     8    11    12


Date               Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
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    75      56    68      48    66      51    70
Temp          63   62 73 70 63   56 65 62 54   48 63 61 56   51 67 62
Dewpt         59   59 61 62 57   54 51 47 43   42 41 43 43   42 44 48
Max/Min RH         93    65      95    51      80    41      74    42
RH            87   91 67 78 83   95 60 57 66   80 45 53 60   74 44 61
Pwind Dir           S     S      NE     N       N     N       N    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10    10      10    10       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ231-182200-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
300 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date             Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17
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                      87          48          68          45          70
Temp          69 68 75 85 87 73 60 54 50 48 55 65 68 59 51 48 46 46 56 67 70 66
Dewpt         69 68 70 66 60 46 43 40 38 36 35 29 28 30 32 34 36 38 41 44 48 51
Min/Max RH                   38          63          22          74          42
RH            99 98 83 53 40 38 53 57 62 63 47 26 22 32 48 58 66 74 57 44 44 59
Wind Dir       S  S  S  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E NE NE  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd       5  4  5  6 12 13 12 11  9  6  9  9  5  3  2  2  2  2  4  5  5  4
Heat Index             87
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 FW FW FW CL FW FW CL CL FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     62 57 58 25 14  9  2  7 12  5  5  8 28 35 45 20 37 31 33 30 41 44
PoP 12HR                     10           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis         PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     4     4     4     5     4     4     3     3
Mixing Hgt           2300  4500  4100  2600  4300  4700  1800   400  4600  4900
T Wind Dir             SW     N     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE     E    SE
T Wind Spd             10    21    21    14    14    10     4     4     8    10


Date               Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
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            54    78      54    70      44    70      47    75
Temp          57   55 75 71 58   54 66 63 51   44 66 63 51   47 71 66
Dewpt         55   54 56 53 52   52 46 43 38   38 36 38 39   40 40 40
Max/Min RH        100    45      93    40      79    30      77    28
RH            95   97 52 53 79   93 48 49 63   79 34 40 65   77 33 38
Pwind Dir          SE     S      NE     N      NE     N      SE    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   CL FW FW
PoP 12HR            5    10      10    10       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ247-182200-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
300 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date             Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17
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                      81          54          65          55          68
Temp          73 73 76 80 81 74 62 59 56 54 58 64 65 62 59 57 56 56 61 67 68 67
Dewpt         70 70 72 70 68 61 52 47 45 44 42 39 40 39 42 44 47 49 51 53 55 57
Min/Max RH                   62          71          39          78          61
RH            91 93 87 72 65 66 69 66 67 68 56 40 40 44 53 62 70 78 70 61 63 71
Wind Dir       S  S  S SW SW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E SE SE
Wind Spd      11 10 10 10  5 18 19 20 20 17 17 13  9  8  6  5  6  5  6  8  8  6
Heat Index             82 84
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW CL FW CL CL FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     53 57 57 42 40 37 13  5  9  4  3  7 26 32 40 33 26 50 53 57 54 69
PoP 12HR                     10          10           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs             IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     5     4     4     2     2
Mixing Hgt           2200  3800  3400  2500  3400  4000  4100  3600  5100  5000
T Wind Dir             SW     W     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE     E    SE
T Wind Spd             18    18    35    34    28    16    11    10    12    13


Date               Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
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            65    74      59    68      52    67      55    70
Temp          66   65 74 69 63   59 66 63 57   52 65 63 59   55 68 66
Dewpt         60   62 63 64 59   57 53 49 46   46 43 45 45   46 46 50
Max/Min RH         90    69      94    54      80    42      71    43
RH            84   90 70 84 87   94 62 61 69   80 45 51 59   71 44 57
Pwind Dir           S     S      NE     N       N     N       N    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10    10      10    10       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ234-182200-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
300 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date             Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17
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                      85          45          66          43          69
Temp          69 68 74 83 85 71 58 52 48 45 53 63 66 57 48 46 44 44 55 66 69 64
Dewpt         69 67 70 67 62 51 46 40 36 36 36 33 32 35 36 36 36 38 42 47 50 52
Min/Max RH                   46          69          28          79          49
RH           100 96 86 58 46 49 64 64 64 69 53 32 28 45 61 69 74 78 61 50 51 66
Wind Dir       S  S SW SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd       6  6  9 10 11 14 13 13 11 10 10 10  6  5  4  3  3  4  5  5  6  5
Heat Index             86
Clouds        B1 B1 B2 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)     61 60 72 39 25  2  2  3  5  3  3  8 18 24 31 20 19 33 34 46 48 58
PoP 12HR                     10           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis         PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     5     4     4     3     2
Mixing Hgt           2600  3900  3000  1900  3900  4300  1000   200  5000  4900
T Wind Dir             SW    NW     N     N     N     N    NE    NE     E    SE
T Wind Spd             16    20    25    19    17    12     6     6     9    11


Date               Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
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    76      53    68      43    67      44    72
Temp          58   56 74 69 58   53 65 60 49   43 63 59 48   45 68 62
Dewpt         55   55 59 59 54   51 48 43 38   38 38 41 39   39 43 45
Max/Min RH         99    56      94    45      83    35      80    36
RH            92   97 58 71 88   92 52 53 65   83 39 50 70   80 40 55
Pwind Dir          SE     S      NE     N       N     N       N     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10    10      10    10       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ241-182200-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
300 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date             Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17
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                      91          48          69          47          72
Temp          70 68 77 89 91 77 62 56 51 48 56 67 69 61 53 49 48 47 57 69 72 67
Dewpt         68 67 70 67 62 54 47 43 39 36 35 30 29 32 34 36 37 39 43 48 51 54
Min/Max RH                   38          63          22          72          46
RH            93 96 79 48 38 45 59 61 63 63 45 26 22 33 50 60 67 72 58 47 49 64
Wind Dir       S  S  S SW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E NE  N NE NE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       8  6  9  6  8 14 17 14 11 10 11 10  8  5  3  2  3  4  5  5  5  6
Heat Index             91
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)     56 53 58 24 22 22 11  5  7  9  7 13 31 40 43 28 43 35 34 45 55 55
PoP 12HR                     10           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis         PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     5     4     4     3     2
Mixing Hgt           2200  2800  2600  2400  4100  4500  1600   300  4900  4900
T Wind Dir              S     N     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE     E    SE
T Wind Spd             13    17    27    20    19    12     5     5     9    11


Date               Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
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    80      54    71      45    71      47    76
Temp          58   56 76 72 60   54 68 64 52   45 66 64 53   48 72 66
Dewpt         56   55 58 55 52   53 48 44 40   39 36 39 40   40 41 43
Max/Min RH         98    47      98    40      78    29      74    30
RH            94   96 53 55 75   98 48 48 65   77 33 40 62   73 33 43
Pwind Dir          SE     S      NE     N       N     N       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   CL FW FW
PoP 12HR            5    10      10    10       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ229-182200-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
300 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date             Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17
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                      85          46          67          44          69
Temp          67 65 73 83 85 71 58 53 49 46 54 64 67 61 53 49 46 45 53 64 69 66
Dewpt         66 64 67 63 51 44 41 38 36 34 33 28 27 28 30 32 34 36 38 40 43 46
Min/Max RH                   31          64          22          71          38
RH            95 96 82 51 31 38 53 58 61 64 45 25 22 28 41 52 63 71 55 41 38 48
Wind Dir      SE SE SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  S SE
Wind Spd       4  3  3  8 14 13 11 10  6  6  6  6  4  3  3  3  3  3  4  5  5  4
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 FW CL CL CL CL FW FW CL FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     65 57 63 18  4  3  2  4  7 13  5 14 41 38 35 21 17 14 13 13 19 19
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis         PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     6     5     5     5     6     4     4     4     3
Mixing Hgt           1700  2400  1100   800  4300  4900  1100   300  4300  4600
T Wind Dir             SW     N     N     N     N    NE     E     E    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              8    25    20    13    11     9     6     5     8     9


Date               Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
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            51    77      52    69      44    70      47    75
Temp          55   52 71 71 58   52 65 63 50   44 64 63 53   47 69 70
Dewpt         50   51 53 50 48   48 44 42 39   39 38 40 40   40 41 41
Max/Min RH         98    42      86    39      80    32      76    30
RH            85   97 52 48 69   86 47 46 64   80 37 42 62   76 35 36
Pwind Dir          SE    SW       N     N      NE    NE       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     0      10    10       5     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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