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FOUS54 KCRP 230852
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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
352 AM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

TXZ245-232215-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
352 AM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

Date             Sat 09/23/17            Sun 09/24/17            Mon 09/25/17
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                      89          77          89          77          88
Temp          80 78 83 88 89 83 81 80 79 77 83 88 89 84 81 80 79 77 83 87 88 83
Dewpt         75 74 76 75 75 75 75 74 74 73 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 74 74 75 75 76
Min/Max RH                   64          89          61          93          65
RH            86 89 78 68 64 77 83 84 85 89 75 64 61 76 84 87 87 93 76 67 65 78
Wind Dir      SE  E SE SE SE  E SE SE SE  E SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       6  6  9  9 11 11 10  9  6  8  8 10 11 10  9  8  6  5  8 10 10 10
Heat Index          92 97 99 91 86          90 96 99 91 84          90 96 99 91
Clouds        SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     35 52 61 50 42 44 43 43 41 38 41 42 29 36 39 42 45 48 49 50 49 48
PoP 12HR                     30          20          30          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.05        0.03        0.02        0.02
Rain Shwrs    IS SC SC IS IS          IS IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
Tstms         IS SC SC IS IS             IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     3     2     1     1     2     3     2     2     3     3
Haines                  4     4     4     3     3     4     4     4     4     3
Mixing Hgt           4400  4300  3300  3400  4400  4300  3300  3000  4000  3800
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             14    18    19    17    16    17    18    16    18    20


Date          Tue 09/26/17 Wed 09/27/17 Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17
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            77      88      78      87      76      87      74      85
Temp          80 77 86 83 80 78 86 82 78 76 85 81 77 74 83 78
Dewpt         75 74 75 76 76 76 76 76 77 75 75 74 74 69 69 67
Max/Min RH         92      68      95      70     100      67      93      57
RH            87 92 71 79 88 95 73 83 97100 72 81 93 86 62 68
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE       E       E       E      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
PoP 12HR           20      40      20      40      40      40      30      30
Rain Shwrs    IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms         IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-232215-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
352 AM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

Date             Sat 09/23/17            Sun 09/24/17            Mon 09/25/17
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                      91          74          92          73          92
Temp          75 74 80 88 91 86 79 77 75 74 80 89 92 86 79 76 75 73 80 89 92 87
Dewpt         73 72 75 70 70 71 73 73 73 72 74 70 70 70 72 73 73 72 72 71 71 71
Min/Max RH                   50          97          49          99          50
RH            95 95 85 56 50 62 81 90 92 96 81 55 49 60 80 91 95 99 76 55 50 61
Wind Dir       E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd       4  4  6  8  9 11  8  5  3  5  8  8 10  9  6  4  3  3  5  8  9  9
Heat Index          85 94 97 91             85 94 97 90                95 99 92
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     55 51 62 62 58 46 46 56 57 54 63 64 57 43 44 45 51 57 61 66 66 66
PoP 12HR                     30          10          30          10          30
QPF 12HR                   0.14           0        0.08           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs       IS IS SC SC             IS IS SC SC             SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms            IS IS SC SC             IS IS SC SC             SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     2     2     1     1     2     3     1     1     3     3
Haines                  3     3     4     4     3     3     3     3     4     4
Mixing Hgt           5400  6100  3800  1200  6300  6700  3600  2600  5400  5100
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             14    17    21    10    13    18    20    17    16    24


Date          Tue 09/26/17 Wed 09/27/17 Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17
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            74      90      74      89      71      88      70      82
Temp          77 74 88 85 77 74 87 84 74 71 85 83 73 70 80 77
Dewpt         73 73 72 73 74 73 73 72 74 71 70 70 70 66 64 61
Max/Min RH         97      56      97      57     100      55      88      51
RH            87 97 60 68 90 97 63 69100100 61 66 88 86 57 57
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE       E       E      NE      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
PoP 12HR           30      40      30      40      40      40      20      30
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC
Tstms         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ247-232215-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
352 AM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

Date             Sat 09/23/17            Sun 09/24/17            Mon 09/25/17
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                      89          79          89          80          89
Temp          82 80 85 86 89 84 82 82 81 79 85 86 89 84 82 82 81 80 85 86 89 84
Dewpt         76 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 74 75 75 76 76
Min/Max RH                   65          85          64          84          65
RH            83 87 76 71 65 78 81 82 83 85 73 69 64 76 81 81 82 85 73 70 65 77
Wind Dir      SE  E SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd      10  9 10 10 11 12 12 11  9  9  9 10 11 11 11 11  9  8  9 10 11 12
Heat Index    89    94 96100 92 89 88 86    93 95 99 92 89 89 87    93 96100 93
Clouds        SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     37 48 60 46 41 45 45 41 40 41 39 43 36 36 40 44 46 48 49 50 48 45
PoP 12HR                     30          20          30          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.11        0.05        0.02        0.02        0.02
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC IS IS          IS IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
Tstms         SC SC SC IS IS             IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     3     2     1     1     2     3     2     2     3     3
Haines                  3     4     4     3     3     4     4     4     4     3
Mixing Hgt           3700  3900  3400  3800  3700  3600  3400  3800  4000  3800
T Wind Dir             SE     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             14    17    20    18    16    17    20    18    19    19


Date          Tue 09/26/17 Wed 09/27/17 Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17
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            80      87      81      87      78      86      76      86
Temp          82 80 85 83 82 81 85 82 80 78 84 81 79 76 83 79
Dewpt         75 75 76 76 76 76 76 77 77 76 76 75 75 71 71 69
Max/Min RH         87      70      87      72      94      71      92      59
RH            81 87 75 78 84 87 76 83 91 93 77 83 90 85 66 71
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE       E       E       E      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
PoP 12HR           20      40      20      40      40      40      30      30
Rain Shwrs    IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms         IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ234-232215-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
352 AM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

Date             Sat 09/23/17            Sun 09/24/17            Mon 09/25/17
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                      90          73          90          73          91
Temp          75 73 82 88 90 84 78 75 74 73 82 89 90 84 78 75 74 73 82 89 91 84
Dewpt         73 72 76 74 72 73 74 73 72 72 75 73 72 74 74 73 73 73 73 73 74 74
Min/Max RH                   57          97          56         100          58
RH            93 97 82 62 57 72 88 93 95 97 79 60 56 73 88 94 98100 74 60 58 72
Wind Dir       E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd       3  4  6  8 10 10  5  4  4  5  8  9 10  9  5  4  3  4  5  8  9  9
Heat Index          89 97 97 90             88 96 98 91             87 97100 92
Clouds        SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     32 40 55 60 56 40 17 41 41 41 39 53 41 40 38 36 45 55 57 59 58 58
PoP 12HR                     30          20          30          10          30
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.03        0.05           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs       IS IS SC SC          IS IS IS SC SC             SC SC SC SC IS
Tstms            IS IS SC SC             IS IS SC SC             SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     2     2     1     1     2     3     1     1     3     3
Haines                  4     3     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           4800  5200  2400   300  5400  5400  2300   400  4800  5200
T Wind Dir              E    SE     E     E    SE    SE     E     E    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             11    16     8     5    13    18    11     5    14    18


Date          Tue 09/26/17 Wed 09/27/17 Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17
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            74      90      74      89      72      87      71      83
Temp          76 74 88 84 76 74 88 83 75 72 85 81 73 71 82 77
Dewpt         74 73 75 76 75 74 75 74 75 72 73 72 71 66 65 63
Max/Min RH         99      63      99      63     100      63      94      54
RH            94 99 65 76 95 99 66 76100100 67 75 94 86 58 63
Pwind Dir          SE      SE       E       E       E      NE      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
PoP 12HR           20      40      20      40      40      40      20      30
Rain Shwrs    IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC
Tstms         IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ241-232215-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
352 AM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

Date             Sat 09/23/17            Sun 09/24/17            Mon 09/25/17
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                      93          74          94          73          93
Temp          76 74 84 91 92 86 81 77 76 74 84 91 92 86 80 77 75 73 83 91 92 87
Dewpt         74 73 75 72 72 73 74 74 73 73 74 71 71 72 73 73 73 73 72 71 72 72
Min/Max RH                   51          97          49         100          50
RH            95 97 74 54 53 66 79 89 92 97 73 53 51 63 78 90 95100 69 53 52 63
Wind Dir      SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       5  5  8  9 11 12  8  5  4  6  9  9 11 11  8  5  4  5  6  9 11 11
Heat Index          91 98 99 93 86          90 98 99 92 85          89 98100 93
Clouds        B1 SC B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     56 50 66 70 52 40 56 55 49 58 60 66 54 41 43 45 46 47 53 59 61 62
PoP 12HR                     20          10          30          10          30
QPF 12HR                   0.13           0        0.05           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS IS IS             IS IS SC SC             SC SC SC SC IS
Tstms            IS IS IS IS             IS IS SC SC             SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     2     2     1     1     2     3     1     1     3     3
Haines                  3     3     4     3     3     4     4     3     4     4
Mixing Hgt           5000  5800  3400  1900  5600  5800  3200  1900  5400  5000
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             13    17    20    10    13    18    19    13    16    21


Date          Tue 09/26/17 Wed 09/27/17 Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17
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            74      92      74      92      72      90      72      86
Temp          78 74 90 86 77 74 90 85 75 72 88 84 75 72 84 79
Dewpt         73 74 73 74 74 74 73 74 75 72 72 72 71 69 66 64
Max/Min RH         99      55     100      55     100      55      91      51
RH            86 99 58 69 91100 58 69 97100 59 68 88 90 55 59
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE       E       E      NE      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
PoP 12HR           20      40      20      40      40      40      40      30
Rain Shwrs    IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms         IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ229-232215-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
352 AM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

Date             Sat 09/23/17            Sun 09/24/17            Mon 09/25/17
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                      95          75          96          75          95
Temp          77 75 82 90 95 93 84 80 77 75 82 91 96 93 85 80 77 75 81 90 94 92
Dewpt         72 72 72 68 65 66 70 71 72 72 72 68 65 67 69 71 72 72 71 69 68 68
Min/Max RH                   37          91          37          90          42
RH            83 90 74 49 38 42 62 75 84 91 71 48 37 42 60 75 85 90 71 50 42 45
Wind Dir      SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       6  6  9  9 10 12 12  9  6  8  8  9 10 10 10  9  8  6  8  9  9  9
Heat Index          87 95 98 95 88          86 96 99 97 88          85 95 99 96
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     79 73 73 68 57 48 51 61 62 63 68 64 64 62 66 70 73 77 74 71 76 81
PoP 12HR                     20          10          20          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0        0.01        0.02        0.02
Rain Shwrs             IS IS IS                IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                  IS IS IS                IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     2     2     2     3     3
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
Mixing Hgt           5900  7500  3200  1900  6500  6600  4600  2200  5900  5000
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             16    18    24    14    16    17    25    18    18    13


Date          Tue 09/26/17 Wed 09/27/17 Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17
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            75      95      75      93      72      89      70      83
Temp          80 75 90 92 80 75 89 90 77 72 85 86 74 70 80 81
Dewpt         71 73 70 69 71 73 72 69 71 71 69 67 67 65 62 59
Max/Min RH         91      43      92      47      96      49      86      47
RH            74 91 51 47 76 92 57 51 83 96 58 52 78 85 55 48
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE       E       E       E      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 OV OV B2
PoP 12HR           40      40      40      40      40      40      30      30
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

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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