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FOUS54 KCRP 302037
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
337 PM CDT FRI SEP 30 2016

TXZ245-011045-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
337 PM CDT FRI SEP 30 2016

DATE           09/30/16      SAT 10/01/16            SUN 10/02/16            MON
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                      66          83          71          85          71
TEMP          83 78 75 70 69 66 74 83 83 80 77 74 73 71 78 83 85 81 77 75 73 71
DEWPT         56 57 58 59 59 59 60 61 61 61 62 64 64 65 65 67 68 69 70 70 69 69
MAX/MIN RH                   80          47          81          57          95
RH            40 48 57 68 72 79 62 47 48 53 61 70 75 81 66 59 58 67 79 86 88 95
WIND DIR      NE NE  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE
WIND SPD       6  6  6  5  4  5  6  5  6  6  6  5  5  8  9  9 10  9  8  5  4  5
HEAT INDEX                                                 86 88 84
CLOUDS        FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     22 17 25 35 31 40 35 50 47 53 50 42 41 47 66 71 77 45 39 33 36 39
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     2     2     5     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           2700  1700  4500  4800  3500  2200  4200  5000  3300  1100
T WIND DIR              E    NE    NE     E     E    NE    NE     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             10     9    10    12    11    10    12     8    12    14


DATE           10/03 TUE 10/04/16 WED 10/05/16 THU 10/06/16 FRI 10/07/16
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            88      75      89      76      89      75      90      73      88
TEMP          86 84 78 75 87 85 80 76 87 85 79 75 88 85 78 73 86 83
DEWPT         68 70 71 71 71 72 73 73 73 74 75 73 72 71 67 67 65 64
MIN/MAX RH         51      92      57      93      61      96      55      82      46
RH            57 63 78 92 60 65 82 93 64 69 88 96 61 62 70 82 49 54
PWIND DIR           E      SE      SE      SE       S      SE       E      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW SC B1 SC FW SC SC SC FW SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR           10      10      20      10       5       5      10      10      10

$$

TXZ231-011045-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
337 PM CDT FRI SEP 30 2016

DATE           09/30/16      SAT 10/01/16            SUN 10/02/16            MON
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                      59          85          64          89          66
TEMP          84 75 68 64 61 59 70 81 84 80 72 68 66 64 75 84 88 83 74 71 68 66
DEWPT         51 51 53 54 54 54 55 55 55 55 57 59 60 60 61 59 59 63 66 68 68 66
MAX/MIN RH                   84          36          87          37         100
RH            33 43 58 71 79 84 58 41 37 43 61 75 83 87 63 43 38 51 76 92100100
WIND DIR       N NE NE NE  E NE  E NE NE  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD       5  4  3  2  3  3  3  2  4  3  4  2  2  3  4  4  5  5  4  2  1  2
CLOUDS        FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC
CLOUDS(%)     17 24 29 33 35 39 41 41 49 38 49 29 36 48 49 43 46 43 30 16 21 26
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     3     3     3     5     5     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           2300   200  4600  5200  3700   700  4900  5700  3400   400
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E    NE     E     E    NE     E     E     E
T WIND SPD              5     5     5     5     6     4     5     5     6     5


DATE           10/03 TUE 10/04/16 WED 10/05/16 THU 10/06/16 FRI 10/07/16
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      69      92      72      94      72      93      69      90
TEMP          86 84 73 69 88 87 76 72 90 88 76 72 89 87 74 69 87 83
DEWPT         66 65 68 68 67 66 71 71 69 69 73 72 68 66 63 63 59 56
MIN/MAX RH         41      96      43      98      43     100      43      80      32
RH            52 53 85 96 50 51 86 98 49 53 90 99 51 50 70 80 39 39
PWIND DIR           E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC FW FW SC FW
POP 12HR            0       0       0       5       5       5      10      10      10

$$

TXZ247-011045-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
337 PM CDT FRI SEP 30 2016

DATE           09/30/16      SAT 10/01/16            SUN 10/02/16            MON
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                      70          83          74          84          76
TEMP          83 80 78 74 73 70 74 83 82 80 79 76 76 74 78 83 83 81 80 78 77 76
DEWPT         57 58 59 60 60 60 61 62 62 62 63 65 66 67 68 69 70 70 71 71 70 70
MAX/MIN RH                   73          50          79          61          83
RH            42 47 52 63 64 72 65 51 52 55 58 67 71 79 73 64 65 69 74 80 79 84
WIND DIR      NE NE  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE
WIND SPD       8  8  8  6  5  6  6  5  8  8  8  5  5  9 10 10 11 10  9  8  6  8
HEAT INDEX                                                 86 87 85 82
CLOUDS        FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     22 16 24 36 31 40 34 58 48 54 60 51 60 48 70 75 77 45 39 34 38 42
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
RAIN SHWRS                                                             IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     2     3     3     4     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           4000  4000  4400  4300  3600  3600  3500  4100  3600  2800
T WIND DIR              E    NE    NE     E     E    NE    NE     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             13    10    11    13    12     9    10    10     8    10


DATE           10/03 TUE 10/04/16 WED 10/05/16 THU 10/06/16 FRI 10/07/16
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      78      88      80      88      79      89      77      86
TEMP          85 84 80 78 86 85 82 80 86 85 82 79 88 85 80 77 85 82
DEWPT         70 71 71 72 72 73 74 74 74 74 75 74 73 72 68 69 67 66
MIN/MAX RH         57      83      60      83      65      85      59      76      52
RH            62 65 75 83 63 67 77 83 68 71 82 85 63 66 68 76 56 58
PWIND DIR           E      SE      SE      SE       S      SE       E      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW SC B1 SC FW SC SC SC FW SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR           20      20      20      10       5       5      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS       IS

$$

TXZ234-011045-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
337 PM CDT FRI SEP 30 2016

DATE           09/30/16      SAT 10/01/16            SUN 10/02/16            MON
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                      58          84          65          86          65
TEMP          83 74 67 63 60 58 72 84 84 79 72 68 66 65 77 84 86 81 73 69 66 65
DEWPT         54 54 56 57 56 56 56 57 58 59 60 60 60 59 61 63 65 66 66 68 66 65
MAX/MIN RH                   92          40          84          49         100
RH            37 50 67 81 89 92 57 40 41 50 66 75 81 82 59 50 49 62 81 95 97100
WIND DIR      NE NE  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE  N NE  E  E  E  E  E  N NE
WIND SPD       5  5  4  2  2  4  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  4  5  5  6  6  5  3  2  4
HEAT INDEX                                                    88 83
CLOUDS        FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     22 22 28 32 32 39 33 43 49 44 44 29 30 36 44 66 61 48 42 36 32 27
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     2     3     5     4     4     3     3
MIXING HGT           1700   200  4800  5200  3400   300  5200  5700  3500   300
T WIND DIR              E    NE    NE     E     E    NE    NE     E     E    NE
T WIND SPD              6     5     6     6     6     6     6     4     6     9


DATE           10/03 TUE 10/04/16 WED 10/05/16 THU 10/06/16 FRI 10/07/16
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      69      89      72      91      71      90      68      89
TEMP          86 84 73 69 87 85 75 72 89 86 75 71 88 85 72 68 87 83
DEWPT         65 68 69 69 70 70 72 72 71 72 74 71 70 67 64 62 59 58
MIN/MAX RH         40      99      52      99      52     100      50      83      36
RH            50 59 87 99 57 61 88 99 56 63 96100 56 56 75 82 39 43
PWIND DIR           E      SE      SE      SE       S      SE      NE      NE       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR            5       5      10       5      10      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ241-011045-
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX
27.74N  98.03W ELEV. 177 FT
337 PM CDT FRI SEP 30 2016

DATE           09/30/16      SAT 10/01/16            SUN 10/02/16            MON
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                      61          87          66          90          68
TEMP          87 78 70 65 63 61 72 84 86 81 74 69 68 66 76 85 90 83 75 72 70 68
DEWPT         51 51 53 55 56 56 56 55 56 57 59 61 62 61 62 60 62 65 68 69 69 68
MAX/MIN RH                   83          34          86          40          98
RH            29 39 54 72 78 83 56 38 36 44 61 76 82 86 62 44 41 54 80 92 96 98
WIND DIR       N NE NE NE NE  N NE NE NE  E  E  E NE  N NE NE  E  E  E  E  N NE
WIND SPD       6  5  4  2  2  3  4  3  5  5  4  2  2  4  4  4  6  8  5  2  1  2
HEAT INDEX                                                       85
CLOUDS        FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     17 21 29 30 32 36 38 43 49 37 48 29 36 49 57 51 63 44 33 23 26 30
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     3     3     5     5     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2300   300  4600  5300  3800  1000  3300  4600  2800   400
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE     E     E    NE    NE     E     E    NE
T WIND SPD              6     4     6     9     6     4     6     8     8     5


DATE           10/03 TUE 10/04/16 WED 10/05/16 THU 10/06/16 FRI 10/07/16
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      71      93      71      96      73      96      71      92
TEMP          87 85 74 71 89 87 75 71 91 89 76 73 91 88 75 71 88 84
DEWPT         66 66 69 69 67 68 72 71 68 70 73 72 67 69 66 65 60 59
MIN/MAX RH         42      94      43     100      41      99      40      82      33
RH            51 55 87 94 48 55 91100 47 55 92 99 46 53 75 82 39 43
PWIND DIR           E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR            0       0       0       5       5       5      10      10      10

$$

TXZ229-011045-
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX
28.46N  99.22W ELEV. 476 FT
337 PM CDT FRI SEP 30 2016

DATE           09/30/16      SAT 10/01/16            SUN 10/02/16            MON
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                      61          86          63          89          68
TEMP          84 78 72 66 63 61 70 82 86 82 73 67 64 63 73 84 89 84 77 73 70 68
DEWPT         51 52 53 53 53 53 53 53 54 54 55 55 57 58 60 59 56 58 60 61 66 65
MAX/MIN RH                   74          33          86          32          94
RH            31 39 51 64 71 74 54 37 33 39 53 66 76 83 63 43 32 42 56 67 88 91
WIND DIR       N NE  E  E  E  E SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  E  N  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD       5  4  4  3  4  3  3  2  4  3  5  3  2  3  4  3  5  3  3  3  2  2
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     31 32 31 44 45 37 49 55 61 35 48 29 49 48 47 47 46 14 12 11 12 14
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     3     3     4     4     4     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           2500   200  4700  5200  3800   500  4300  5800  2900   400
T WIND DIR              E     E    SE     E     E     E     E    SE     E     E
T WIND SPD              6     6     5     6     8     5     6     5     8     8


DATE           10/03 TUE 10/04/16 WED 10/05/16 THU 10/06/16 FRI 10/07/16
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      71      94      73      95      74      95      70      90
TEMP          86 87 76 71 89 89 78 73 91 90 79 74 91 89 76 70 86 84
DEWPT         65 63 66 68 66 64 69 69 69 66 71 70 67 62 61 61 58 55
MIN/MAX RH         40      88      39      89      39      88      36      74      32
RH            49 45 72 88 46 44 73 89 49 44 76 88 46 40 61 74 38 37
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E       E      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5      10      10       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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