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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
315 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

TXZ245-201000-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
315 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date           02/19/18      Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            Thu
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                      67          75          66          75          58
Temp             73 70 70 69 68 68 73 75 71 69 68 68 66 69 73 75 70 64 61 59 58
Dewpt            67 67 67 67 67 66 68 69 68 67 67 67 66 67 67 67 67 64 61 59 57
Max/Min RH                   96          80         100          76         100
RH               84 89 92 93 95 94 83 83 88 93 94 97100 95 82 76 88100100100 95
Wind Dir         SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd         17 13 12 14 14 14 14 13 11  9 10  8  9  9 10 11 11  6  5  4  6
Clouds           B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV
Clouds(%)        57 85 76 82 84 94 96 96 93 98 96 99 92 84 94 84 96 92 94 94 92
PoP 12HR                     10          30          50          70          70
QPF 12HR                      0        0.12        0.04        0.08        0.19
Rain Shwrs                   IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC
Tstms                        IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM IS
LAL                     1     1     2     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt            600   700   800   600   400   600   700   800   600   300
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E
T Wind Spd             24    25    26    23    17    14    20    23    13     9
Wind


Date           02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
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          69      62    73      64    72      61    68      59    67
Temp          67 67 64   62 71 70 66   64 70 69 63   61 67 66 60   59 66 65
Dewpt         62 64 63   62 66 66 64   63 65 65 61   59 57 58 58   57 60 59
Min/Max RH       81     100    81      98    81      95    70      93    77
RH            86 90 98  100 86 86 96   98 85 87 93   90 72 78 91   93 81 82
Pwind Dir         E      SE    SE      SE     S       N    NE      NE     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B2 B2 B2   OV OV B2
PoP 12HR         40      20    20      10    30      20    30      30    30
Rain Shwrs    SC SC IS   IS IS IS         SC SC IS   IS SC SC SC   SC SC SC
Tstms         IS IS                       SC SC

$$

TXZ231-201000-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
315 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date           02/19/18      Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            Thu
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                      69          80          66          78          53
Temp             82 74 72 71 69 70 77 79 78 71 69 68 66 70 76 78 71 61 58 55 53
Dewpt            67 67 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 66 68 67 66 66 61 58 55 52
Max/Min RH                   95          68         100          67         100
RH               62 79 87 92 95 91 74 70 73 92 97100100 95 74 67 84100100100 95
Wind Dir         SE SE SE  S SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE NE NE  N NE NE
Wind Spd         16 14 12 14 12 12 14 13 10 10  9  6  8  8 10  8  8  9 10  8  9
Heat Index       84
Clouds           B1 OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
Clouds(%)        60 89 87 95 95 98 97 96 92 98100100 95 92 97 93 93 95 94 96 94
PoP 12HR                     20          40          60          70          60
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.05        0.14        0.12        0.31
Rain Shwrs             IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC
Tstms                  IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM IS
LAL                     1     2     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
Haines                  3     4     3     3     4     3     3     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt           1700  1500  1700  1700  1000  1000  1800  3500  1700   600
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    NE    NE
T Wind Spd             25    24    23    23    17    13    19    14    17    17
Wind


Date           02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
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          68      62    77      64    79      60    71      57    71
Temp          65 67 63   62 74 74 66   64 76 74 63   60 68 67 59   57 68 67
Dewpt         59 64 63   62 63 64 64   63 64 61 58   56 53 54 54   54 56 58
Min/Max RH       72     100    63      98    58      87    54      91    62
RH            79 90 99  100 69 72 93   98 66 65 84   87 57 64 83   91 66 71
Pwind Dir         E      SE    SE      SE    SE      NE    NE       E     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   OV OV OV
PoP 12HR         50      20    20      20    20      20    20      20    30
Rain Shwrs    SC SC IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS IS   IS SC SC
Tstms         IS IS                       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-201000-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
315 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date           02/19/18      Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            Thu
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                      67          69          66          73          59
Temp             70 69 69 68 67 67 69 69 67 66 66 66 66 68 72 73 69 64 62 61 59
Dewpt            66 67 66 66 65 65 66 67 66 66 66 66 66 66 67 67 66 64 62 61 58
Max/Min RH                   95          92         100          81         100
RH               89 92 92 92 95 94 94 95 98 98 98 99100 95 85 81 90100100100 95
Wind Dir         SE SE SE  S SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E
Wind Spd         16 14 13 16 16 14 13 12 12 10 11  9  9  9 10 10 11  6  6  5  8
Clouds           SC B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
Clouds(%)        49 84 76 81 82 89 95 94 89 96 94 96 89 85 85 78 91 91 95 96 90
PoP 12HR                     10          20          50          70          70
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06        0.04        0.06        0.12
Rain Shwrs                         IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC
Tstms                              IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM IS
LAL                     1     1     1     2     3     3     4     4     4     4
Haines                  3     3     3     4     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt            400   500   400   300   300   400   400   600   400   300
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E
T Wind Spd             25    27    25    23    19    16    20    21    16    12
Wind


Date           02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
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          68      63    71      64    70      62    67      59    66
Temp          66 67 64   63 69 69 65   64 69 68 63   62 66 65 61   59 65 64
Dewpt         62 63 63   63 65 65 64   63 65 64 62   59 58 59 59   57 59 59
Min/Max RH       83     100    83      98    85      95    73      94    78
RH            85 90 97  100 87 88 96   98 88 89 94   91 75 80 94   94 82 83
Pwind Dir         E      SE    SE      SE     S       N    NE      NE     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B2 B2 B2   OV OV B2
PoP 12HR         40      10    20      10    20      30    30      30    30
Rain Shwrs    SC SC         IS IS         IS IS SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
Tstms         IS IS                       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-201000-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
315 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date           02/19/18      Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            Thu
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                      68          78          67          76          54
Temp             77 70 69 69 68 69 75 77 74 69 68 68 67 69 74 76 70 61 58 56 54
Dewpt            68 68 67 67 67 67 68 69 69 68 67 67 66 68 68 67 66 61 58 56 52
Max/Min RH                   97          74         100          74         100
RH               72 91 94 94 96 93 80 76 83 97 96 98100 97 82 74 89100100100 95
Wind Dir         SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE NE  N  N NE
Wind Spd         17 14 13 12 12 10 16 17 10 10 10  8  8  8 11 10 10  5  6  5  8
Clouds           B2 OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
Clouds(%)        79 88 84 88 90 97 98 98 97100100100 97 89 93 94 97 97 98 94 94
PoP 12HR                     20          50          60          80          70
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.10        0.10        0.25        0.33
Rain Shwrs             IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM SC
Tstms                  IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM IS
LAL                     1     2     3     3     4     4     5     5     4     4
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt           1300  1200  1700  1500   900  1000  1600  1500   900   500
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    NE     N
T Wind Spd             25    23    21    26    18    14    20    21    12    12
Wind


Date           02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
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          69      62    76      64    76      59    70      57    69
Temp          66 67 63   62 73 73 66   64 74 72 62   59 68 66 59   57 67 66
Dewpt         60 64 63   62 65 65 64   63 66 65 60   58 55 58 55   55 58 59
Min/Max RH       74     100    70      98    70      94    63      95    69
RH            81 90 97  100 76 77 94   98 76 79 91   94 65 74 87   95 73 77
Pwind Dir         E      SE     S      SE    SE       N    NE      NE     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   OV OV OV
PoP 12HR         50      30    20      20    30      20    30      30    30
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC   SC IS IS IS   IS SC SC IS   IS SC SC SC   SC SC SC
Tstms         IS IS                       SC SC

$$

TXZ241-201000-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
315 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date           02/19/18      Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            Thu
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                      69          85          68          81          58
Temp             83 74 73 72 70 72 82 84 80 72 71 71 68 71 78 81 75 65 62 60 58
Dewpt            67 67 68 67 66 67 68 68 68 68 68 68 67 68 68 66 67 65 62 60 56
Max/Min RH                   92          57         100          61         100
RH               60 79 84 83 89 86 63 58 68 88 91 91100 92 70 61 78100100100 95
Wind Dir         SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E NE  E  E
Wind Spd         18 14 13 14 14 13 16 14 12 10 10  8  8  9 10  9 10  8  6  5  8
Heat Index       86                85 87                      83
Clouds           B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
Clouds(%)        57 86 89 94 96 97 97 92 90 97 98100 94 86 81 84 94 98 94 93 91
PoP 12HR                     20          30          50          60          60
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.03        0.04        0.08        0.19
Rain Shwrs             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC
Tstms                  IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM IS
LAL                     1     2     2     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
Haines                  3     4     3     4     4     3     3     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt           2500  1500  1500  1800  1200  1100  2100  4500  1900  1000
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E
T Wind Spd             26    26    25    25    19    16    23    18    14    13
Wind


Date           02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
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          74      63    80      65    82      62    73      58    73
Temp          71 71 65   63 77 76 68   65 78 76 66   62 71 69 61   58 70 69
Dewpt         61 65 64   63 64 64 65   64 63 63 60   57 55 56 56   55 57 58
Min/Max RH       66     100    58      98    54      84    54      90    59
RH            71 82 96  100 64 68 90   98 60 64 81   84 58 64 83   90 64 67
Pwind Dir         E      SE    SE      SE    SE      NE    NE      NE     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   OV OV B2
PoP 12HR         40      20    20      10    20      20    20      20    30
Rain Shwrs    SC SC IS   IS IS IS         IS IS IS   IS IS IS IS   IS SC SC
Tstms         IS IS                       IS IS

$$

TXZ229-201000-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
315 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date           02/19/18      Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            Thu
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                      68          85          66          79          53
Temp             88 78 73 70 68 69 78 82 83 75 71 68 66 69 76 79 72 61 58 55 53
Dewpt            62 64 66 67 66 67 66 65 64 65 66 66 65 67 66 64 62 58 54 54 51
Max/Min RH                   96          50         100          61          97
RH               42 63 79 89 93 92 68 57 52 70 83 92 99 93 70 61 72 89 87 97 93
Wind Dir         SE SE SE  S SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE NE NE NE NE NE
Wind Spd         11 13 13  9  9 10  6  6  6  8  6  6  6  8  8  5  8 11 10  9  9
Heat Index                            84 85
Clouds           B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV
Clouds(%)        57 82 80 88 90 94 89 85 86 89 94100 93 90 92 90 80 75 84 87 92
PoP 12HR                     30          20          60          60          40
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.04        0.17        0.13        0.12
Rain Shwrs             SC SC IS IS IS IS NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                  SC SC IS IS IS IS NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     1     3     2     2     4     4     4     4     3     3
Haines                  4     4     5     5     4     3     3     3     3     2
Mixing Hgt           4200  1900  2100  2400  1600  1000  1800  3700  1700   800
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    NE    NE
T Wind Spd             24    17    16    11    12    12    19    11    21    19


Date           02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
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          67      59    76      62    78      57    71      55    70
Temp          64 65 61   59 72 72 64   62 74 72 61   57 68 67 58   55 67 67
Dewpt         55 58 59   59 63 61 62   61 63 57 54   51 49 52 51   51 53 54
Min/Max RH       70     100    62      98    55      82    49      84    54
RH            73 79 94  100 71 67 91   98 67 58 78   82 51 60 76   84 59 63
Pwind Dir         E      SE    SE      SE    SW      NE     E       E     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV B2 B2   OV B2 B2 B1   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 OV
PoP 12HR         50      40    20      20    20      20    20      10    30
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC   SC IS IS IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS         SC SC
Tstms         IS IS                       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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