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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
346 PM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

TXZ245-261100-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
346 PM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date           02/25/17      Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17            Tue
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                      56          74          67          81          70
Temp             64 59 58 56 56 61 70 74 72 69 68 67 67 73 80 80 71 70 72 71 70
Dewpt            44 47 52 55 56 59 62 64 65 67 67 67 66 67 67 68 68 68 68 68 68
Max/Min RH                  100          71         100          64          96
RH               47 64 80 93100 94 75 71 80 94 98100 97 82 66 68 93 94 89 92 94
Wind Dir          E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd         10  8  6  6  6 10 13 14 12 10 10  9  8  8  9  9  9  9 10 10 10
Clouds           CL CL FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)         5  1 15 26 36 68 72 76 72 60 55 54 60 60 59 49 39 42 44 48 52
PoP 12HR                     10          30          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05        0.02        0.02           0
Rain Shwrs                   IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                                IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1
Haines                  5     5     3     3     4     5     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           1700   500  3600  3500  1300  1600  2500  2400  1300  1500
T Wind Dir              E    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             13    12    19    25    19    17    19    18    16    19


Date           02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17
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          81      69    78      54    66      54    66      59    70
Temp          80 72 74   69 76 72 60   54 63 62 57   54 64 62 60   59 68 67
Dewpt         69 69 69   68 64 52 45   40 39 41 42   45 48 51 53   55 59 60
Min/Max RH       68     100    50      61    37      72    55      89    71
RH            71 89 85  100 67 50 57   61 40 46 58   72 57 66 78   89 73 78
Pwind Dir         S       S    NW       N    NE      NE     E       E     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   SC B1 SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B2 OV OV   OV OV OV
PoP 12HR         10       5    30       5    10      20    30      40    50
Rain Shwrs                  SC SC               IS   IS SC SC SC   SC SC SC
Tstms                       SC SC               IS   IS SC SC SC   SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-261100-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
346 PM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date           02/25/17      Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17            Tue
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                      49          78          61          88          64
Temp             65 56 53 51 49 57 72 78 73 67 64 62 61 67 83 88 80 71 68 66 65
Dewpt            36 42 44 47 49 54 62 63 64 65 64 62 61 63 64 64 64 65 67 66 65
Max/Min RH                  100          60         100          45         100
RH               35 58 72 88100 91 70 60 73 94100100100 88 54 45 58 82 97100100
Wind Dir          E SE  E  E  E SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  E SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd          6  4  3  4  3  6 10 11  9  9  9  5  4  4  4  5  6  8  8  8  6
Clouds           FW CL FW SC SC B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)         8  3 13 34 50 72 76 70 69 54 40 48 55 54 53 41 30 37 43 51 59
PoP 12HR                      5          30          20          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.08        0.02           0           0
Rain Shwrs                   IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS                         IS
Tstms                                                                        IS
Obvis                     PF PF                PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     3     3     6     6     4     5     5     4
Mixing Hgt           1900   200  2900  6500  2400   700  2000  3700  2500  1400
T Wind Dir              E     E    SE     S    SE     S     S     S    SE     S
T Wind Spd              8     8    12    18    16    11    11    11    16    13


Date           02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17
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          91      65    83      51    69      49    67      53    71
Temp          86 84 69   66 79 75 59   51 66 63 53   50 65 64 55   54 69 68
Dewpt         66 65 66   65 50 40 37   32 26 33 37   37 41 47 49   52 58 58
Min/Max RH       40     100    25      50    21      63    41      94    63
RH            53 52 90   98 36 28 44   48 22 32 54   62 41 53 79   94 68 71
Pwind Dir         S       S    NW      NE    NE      NE     E       E     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   SC SC SC B1   B1 B2 OV OV   OV OV OV
PoP 12HR         20      10    20       5    10      10    30      30    40
Rain Shwrs    IS IS         IS IS                       SC SC SC   SC SC SC
Tstms         IS IS         IS IS                       SC SC SC   SC SC SC

$$

TXZ247-261100-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
346 PM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date           02/25/17      Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17            Tue
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                      59          74          68          79          70
Temp             64 61 60 60 59 63 71 74 72 70 69 69 69 73 78 78 70 72 73 72 70
Dewpt            46 50 55 57 59 60 63 65 66 68 68 69 68 68 68 68 69 69 69 69 69
Max/Min RH                   99          75          99          70          97
RH               51 66 81 90 99 91 77 75 82 93 95 99 96 83 72 74 96 91 89 91 97
Wind Dir          E  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd         11 11  9  9  9 12 13 14 13 12 12 11 10  9  8  9 10 11 11 11 11
Clouds           FW CL FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         7  2 15 32 41 68 72 79 71 59 50 51 55 57 58 47 37 40 43 46 49
PoP 12HR                     10          30          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04        0.02        0.02           0
Rain Shwrs                   IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                                IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1
Haines                  5     5     3     3     4     5     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2400  2800  2100  2400  1100  1600  1800  1700  1100  1400
T Wind Dir              E    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             18    16    21    26    21    20    18    17    17    20


Date           02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17
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          79      69    77      56    66      57    66      61    70
Temp          78 71 75   69 76 72 62   56 64 64 60   57 65 63 61   61 69 68
Dewpt         70 69 70   69 66 55 47   43 41 43 44   48 51 52 55   57 60 60
Min/Max RH       74      99    55      62    41      71    59      88    71
RH            77 94 84   99 72 55 59   62 44 47 55   71 60 68 79   88 73 77
Pwind Dir         S       S     W       N    NE      NE     E       E     E
Wind Char       <15     15>   <15     15>   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   SC B1 SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B2 OV OV   OV OV OV
PoP 12HR         10       5    30       5    10      20    30      40    50
Rain Shwrs                  SC SC               IS   IS SC SC SC   SC SC SC
Tstms                       SC SC               IS   IS SC SC SC   SC SC SC

$$

TXZ234-261100-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
346 PM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date           02/25/17      Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17            Tue
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                      49          75          64          83          69
Temp             63 55 52 50 49 56 70 75 72 68 66 65 64 72 81 83 76 70 70 70 69
Dewpt            41 42 44 46 49 54 61 63 64 65 65 64 64 66 66 67 67 67 68 68 68
Max/Min RH                  100          67         100          57          96
RH               44 60 72 84100 95 73 67 76 91 98 99100 80 61 58 74 90 92 92 96
Wind Dir          E  E  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd          6  4  3  4  3  6 11 13 11  8  8  5  5  8  9  9  9  8  6  8  8
Heat Index                                                 83 85
Clouds           CL CL FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)         3  0  9 16 33 68 73 75 74 65 57 63 71 66 61 53 45 46 48 53 59
PoP 12HR                      5          30          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06        0.02        0.02           0
Rain Shwrs                   IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS             IS
Tstms                                                IS IS IS IS             IS
Obvis                                          PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1
Haines                  5     5     2     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           1500   100  5000  4800  2000  1500  3000  3500  1600  1500
T Wind Dir              E     E    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              6     6    13    23    14    11    17    17    13    13


Date           02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17
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          84      67    79      50    67      49    67      54    69
Temp          81 76 71   67 79 71 57   50 63 61 52   49 64 62 55   54 67 66
Dewpt         69 69 69   67 56 47 39   35 33 38 37   39 41 48 47   50 58 59
Min/Max RH       58     100    39      56    31      68    42      88    70
RH            67 79 91  100 46 42 50   55 32 43 57   68 43 60 75   88 72 79
Pwind Dir         S       S    NW       N    NE      NE     E       E     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC SC   SC B1 SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   OV OV OV
PoP 12HR         20      10    30       5    10      20    20      30    40
Rain Shwrs    IS IS         SC SC               IS   IS IS IS SC   SC SC SC
Tstms         IS IS         SC SC               IS   IS IS IS SC   SC SC SC

$$

TXZ241-261100-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
346 PM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date           02/25/17      Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17            Tue
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                      53          80          63          92          66
Temp             68 60 57 55 53 60 75 80 76 69 66 65 63 70 87 92 83 72 69 68 66
Dewpt            39 46 50 54 53 58 62 63 64 65 66 65 63 64 65 65 65 66 68 68 66
Max/Min RH                  100          55         100          40         100
RH               35 60 79 97100 93 63 55 68 88 97100100 82 48 41 55 82 95100100
Wind Dir          E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd          9  4  3  3  4  6 11 12 10  9  9  6  5  5  6  8  9  9  8  8  8
Heat Index                            83                      94
Clouds           FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)         9  9 27 41 51 73 77 74 65 51 36 42 46 45 45 36 27 35 42 49 57
PoP 12HR                      5          20          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.07           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                   IS IS IS IS
Obvis                     PF PF                PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     3     3     3     6     6     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2000   300  5600  5300  2200   700  2000  3600  2300  1400
T Wind Dir              E     E    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S    SE     S
T Wind Spd              8     6    13    20    16    12    11    12    14    13


Date           02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17
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          93      67    86      53    71      52    69      56    72
Temp          88 86 71   67 82 78 62   53 68 66 56   53 67 66 58   56 70 69
Dewpt         66 65 67   67 55 44 39   34 27 35 39   40 47 50 52   55 59 59
Min/Max RH       35     100    28      50    21      62    47      97    63
RH            48 50 85   98 40 30 42   48 22 32 53   62 48 56 82   97 69 70
Pwind Dir         S       S    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE       E     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   SC SC SC B1   B2 B2 OV OV   OV OV OV
PoP 12HR         10       5    20       5    10      10    30      40    40
Rain Shwrs                  IS IS                       SC SC SC   SC SC SC
Tstms                       IS IS                       SC SC SC   SC SC SC

$$

TXZ229-261100-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
346 PM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date           02/25/17      Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17            Tue
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                      50          78          60          91          65
Temp             67 57 54 51 50 57 72 78 73 66 63 61 60 66 80 90 88 76 70 67 65
Dewpt            32 38 43 45 48 51 57 61 62 62 61 61 60 60 58 54 52 57 63 65 65
Max/Min RH                   94          56         100          27          98
RH               27 49 66 80 94 80 59 56 67 88 93100100 80 47 29 29 51 80 95 97
Wind Dir          E  E  E  E  E  E SE  S SE  E SE SE SE SW NW  N  E  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd          8  6  5  4  4  3  6  8  4  5  6  4  4  2  2  2  4  6  8  8  6
Clouds           FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         9 11 11 46 62 73 74 68 33 36 40 47 54 44 35 24 13 24 35 32 29
PoP 12HR                      5          20          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.07           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                   IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     4     5     5     4     5     5     4
Mixing Hgt           2100   300  2700  2700  1700   300  2100  3700  1700   700
T Wind Dir              E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             11     8     8    11    11     8     5     3     8    11


Date           02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17
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          94      63    84      51    70      49    68      53    71
Temp          85 91 74   63 80 80 59   51 66 68 54   49 64 67 55   53 67 70
Dewpt         64 57 61   58 35 31 34   28 20 26 32   35 36 42 47   50 54 55
Min/Max RH       30      87    15      44    16      59    33      87    55
RH            49 31 64   83 20 17 39   41 17 20 44   59 35 40 74   87 65 57
Pwind Dir         S       S     N      NE    NE       E     E       E     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW   SC SC FW FW   SC SC SC B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   OV OV OV
PoP 12HR          5       5     0       5    10      10    20      30    30
Rain Shwrs                                              IS IS SC   SC SC SC
Tstms                                                   IS IS 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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