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FOUS54 KCRP 240853
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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
353 AM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

TXZ245-242215-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
353 AM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

Date             Mon 04/24/17            Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      80          69          86          75          90
Temp          56 58 70 76 77 73 69 69 70 72 82 86 85 80 76 76 76 75 81 86 90 85
Dewpt         50 51 52 53 57 58 60 65 67 69 71 71 72 72 73 73 73 72 72 71 69 66
Min/Max RH                   45          93          62          93          50
RH            81 79 54 45 50 58 73 88 89 92 71 62 66 77 91 91 91 91 75 62 50 53
Wind Dir      NE  N  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S
Wind Spd       3  2  3  5  9  9  9 10 10 10 14 16 16 17 18 18 17 16 13 11  9  9
Heat Index                                  86 91 91 85             86 92 94 87
Clouds        CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW CL
Clouds(%)      3  6 11 20 14  9 27 46 41 37 51 40 45 49 43 38 52 66 47 29 17  5
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     6
Mixing Hgt           4300  4100  2600   700  2800  2500  2200  1600  4000  6700
T Wind Dir              E    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S    SW    NW
T Wind Spd              8    13    17    17    24    28    29    28    21    17


Date          Thu 04/27/17 Fri 04/28/17 Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            68      85      75      88      77      87      74      83
Temp          74 68 84 77 75 76 88 82 77 79 87 81 77 74 82 77
Dewpt         62 60 65 70 73 73 74 75 75 74 75 74 73 69 66 62
Max/Min RH         77      52      95      65      94      68      87      54
RH            66 77 52 80 95 91 65 79 94 85 68 80 87 86 58 59
Pwind Dir           E       E       S       S      SE       S       S      NW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           10       5       0       5       5       5      20      10
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS
Tstms                                             IS IS

$$

TXZ231-242215-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
353 AM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

Date             Mon 04/24/17            Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      86          65          94          72          96
Temp          54 53 69 80 85 80 68 67 66 65 76 88 94 88 77 75 73 72 82 91 96 91
Dewpt         48 48 51 50 51 54 59 62 63 64 68 69 66 65 67 68 70 70 61 52 47 47
Min/Max RH                   31          94          40          96          19
RH            79 84 52 35 32 41 73 85 89 94 77 53 40 47 71 81 90 92 50 26 19 22
Wind Dir      SE  E SE  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  W NW NW NW
Wind Spd       2  2  5  6  8 10 10  9  8  5 11 10 10 12 12 12 12 11 12 12 10  6
Heat Index                                     92 98
Clouds        FW FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW CL
Clouds(%)      6  6 11 32 28 25 33 41 40 40 40 31  9  6 21 36 43 49 34 19 12  5
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     4     4     5     5     4     6     6
Mixing Hgt           5600  5500  4200   800  3600  3700  2700  1000  6300  7500
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE     S     S     S    SE     S     W    NW
T Wind Spd              9    14    17    12    14    19    20    18    20    24


Date          Thu 04/27/17 Fri 04/28/17 Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            63      92      71      97      75      98      70      88
Temp          70 63 86 86 72 72 94 88 76 75 94 89 75 70 85 84
Dewpt         51 52 59 65 71 70 69 68 72 72 67 67 70 64 54 47
Max/Min RH         67      37      98      39      91      36      87      26
RH            50 67 41 49 95 95 45 52 87 90 40 48 85 83 36 28
Pwind Dir          NE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S      NW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       5       5       0      20      10
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS
Tstms                                             IS IS

$$

TXZ247-242215-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
353 AM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

Date             Mon 04/24/17            Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      80          71          85          76          88
Temp          65 65 71 74 75 74 71 71 72 74 82 85 82 81 77 77 77 76 81 86 88 85
Dewpt         51 53 53 53 57 59 62 66 68 70 72 72 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 71 69
Min/Max RH                   48          92          66          91          58
RH            62 67 53 48 54 60 75 84 88 90 72 66 76 79 89 90 90 90 78 65 58 61
Wind Dir      NE  N  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  1  3  5  8 10 11 12 12 12 14 16 16 18 19 19 19 17 14 12 11 11
Heat Index                                  87 90 87 83             85 93 94 88
Clouds        CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW CL
Clouds(%)      3  6 11 16 13  9 24 40 36 33 53 38 44 47 42 37 51 65 47 28 17  5
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     6
Mixing Hgt           3900  3700  2400   900  2400  2300  1900  1600  2700  2300
T Wind Dir              E    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S    SW    NW
T Wind Spd              6    14    20    21    25    29    32    29    23    11


Date          Thu 04/27/17 Fri 04/28/17 Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            71      82      76      85      78      84      75      82
Temp          77 71 82 77 77 78 84 80 78 78 84 80 79 76 81 78
Dewpt         66 63 67 71 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 74 71 67 65
Max/Min RH         76      61      90      73      91      75      89      59
RH            67 76 61 84 89 87 75 85 90 89 76 85 87 84 63 64
Pwind Dir           E       E       S       S      SE       S       S      NW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       5       5       5      10      10

$$

TXZ234-242215-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
353 AM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

Date             Mon 04/24/17            Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      82          65          87          73          92
Temp          54 52 68 78 81 75 67 66 66 66 77 85 86 80 74 73 74 73 80 85 92 87
Dewpt         49 49 52 50 51 54 58 60 63 65 69 69 71 71 71 72 72 72 71 68 63 58
Min/Max RH                   34          99          58          97          36
RH            82 88 55 37 35 48 73 81 92 97 75 59 60 73 90 94 93 95 73 56 38 38
Wind Dir       N  N  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W
Wind Spd       1  2  3  3  6  9  8  6  6  5 13 13 16 14 14 13 13 14 12 10  8  6
Heat Index                                     89 92                   89
Clouds        CL FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)      3  6 11 31 23 16 31 45 49 53 51 52 45 48 47 46 57 68 49 30 21 12
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     6
Mixing Hgt           5300  5000  3400   900  2900  2700  2400  1600  5000  6700
T Wind Dir              E    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S    SW    NW
T Wind Spd              4    12    13    10    18    26    25    24    18    16


Date          Thu 04/27/17 Fri 04/28/17 Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            62      88      72      89      76      88      71      84
Temp          69 62 85 82 73 73 88 83 76 77 87 80 75 71 81 79
Dewpt         56 55 60 68 71 72 73 73 74 74 74 73 72 68 64 57
Max/Min RH         77      42     100      60      95      63      93      44
RH            65 77 43 63 93 98 62 73 95 90 65 81 90 89 55 47
Pwind Dir           N      SE       S       S      SE       S       S      NW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           10       5       0       5       5      10      20      20
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                             IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ241-242215-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
353 AM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

Date             Mon 04/24/17            Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      87          65          96          72          98
Temp          57 54 71 81 85 79 69 68 66 66 79 91 96 88 79 76 74 73 83 93 98 91
Dewpt         49 48 53 51 54 57 61 62 63 65 69 68 67 66 68 69 72 71 60 49 48 51
Min/Max RH                   33          99          39          99          19
RH            76 80 53 34 34 48 75 82 91 98 72 47 39 49 69 79 93 94 46 22 19 27
Wind Dir      NE NE SE  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  W NW NW NW
Wind Spd       1  1  5  6  9 11  9  8  8  6 12 11 10 13 13 12 12 11 12 13 10  6
Heat Index                                     95100 90
Clouds        FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC CL FW FW SC SC B1 SC FW FW CL
Clouds(%)      8  6 27 32 33 33 38 43 46 49 41 35  1  8 22 35 43 52 35 18 11  5
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     4     4     5     5     4     6     6
Mixing Hgt           5700  5500  3600  1000  4400  4100  2500  1100  6700  7000
T Wind Dir              E    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S     W    NW
T Wind Spd              8    17    17    12    17    21    19    17    19    25


Date          Thu 04/27/17 Fri 04/28/17 Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            65      92      72      97      75      98      71      90
Temp          73 65 88 86 73 73 94 87 77 76 95 88 76 72 86 86
Dewpt         56 58 62 67 71 71 69 70 72 73 67 67 70 64 56 48
Max/Min RH         76      40      97      40      92      36      85      27
RH            56 76 43 55 94 93 43 57 86 91 41 51 84 77 36 28
Pwind Dir          NE       E      SE       S      SE       S      SE       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       5       5       0      10       5

$$

TXZ229-242215-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
353 AM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

Date             Mon 04/24/17            Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      88          63          97          71          98
Temp          56 56 69 80 86 85 75 69 65 64 73 84 94 96 84 79 74 71 84 94 97 95
Dewpt         45 46 49 48 49 49 56 59 60 62 65 61 55 56 60 63 65 62 55 46 41 38
Min/Max RH                   27          94          23          79          13
RH            66 71 48 33 27 29 51 70 83 94 74 46 27 26 45 58 72 74 36 20 14 14
Wind Dir      SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE  S  S SW  W NW NW NW
Wind Spd       3  4  6  8  9  9  9 10  5  5  6  4  4  5 10 12 11  9 11 13 11  9
Clouds        FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW CL CL FW FW FW SC FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)     13 19 25 32 38 43 35 27 31 35 30  7  0  2  8 14 20 27 19 12  8  5
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     4     4     6     6     5     6     6
Mixing Hgt           6000  6600  5800  1600  4200  7300  3000   600  6800  7200
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SW    NW    NW
T Wind Spd             11    16    17    12     8     9    11    13    26    26


Date          Thu 04/27/17 Fri 04/28/17 Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            64      95      71     100      74     100      70      89
Temp          73 64 87 93 76 71 90 99 80 74 91 99 78 70 83 86
Dewpt         45 49 55 55 65 67 64 57 66 69 59 49 59 52 38 34
Max/Min RH         58      26      87      25      84      19      57      15
RH            36 58 34 28 68 86 42 25 61 83 34 19 51 54 20 16
Pwind Dir          NE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S      SE      NW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       5       5       0      20       5
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS
Tstms                                             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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