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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
326 PM CST WED JAN 18 2017

TXZ245-191015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
326 PM CST WED JAN 18 2017

DATE           01/18/17      THU 01/19/17            FRI 01/20/17            SAT
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          71          60          74          61
TEMP             62 61 59 58 57 59 68 71 67 62 62 61 60 65 73 74 70 66 64 63 61
DEWPT            62 61 58 57 56 57 59 60 60 61 61 61 60 65 67 69 69 66 64 63 61
MAX/MIN RH                  100          68         100          82         100
RH               98100 98 99 99 93 76 68 78 96 97100100100 84 85 96100100100100
WIND DIR         NW NW  N NW NW NW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD          5  5  5  4  5  2  2  5  5  5  6  5  3  4  4  6  8  6  4  3  3
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV SC SC CL CL CL SC SC SC B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        95 96 95100 95 91 33 36  5  5  4 32 26 50 73 68 62 56 50 55 59
POP 12HR                     60          60           5          40          20
QPF 12HR                   0.28        0.13           0        0.17        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC NM NM NM NM                         SC SC IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS IS IS                         SC SC IS IS
LAL                     2     2     2     1     1     1     1     3     2     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     4     5     5     5     4     5     5
MIXING HGT            800   800  1500  2500   600   700  1500  1400  1300   700
T WIND DIR             NW    NW     W    SW     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              6     6     8     9     8    12    10    11    11    13


DATE           01/21/17  SUN 01/22/17  MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17
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          78      57    71      51    67      58    73      57    66
TEMP          74 71 64   57 68 65 56   51 64 61 59   58 72 68 62   57 65 61
DEWPT         61 58 53   42 41 43 41   40 41 46 52   55 60 59 52   42 40 43
MIN/MAX RH       44      73    35      66    41      91    65      76    39
RH            65 63 68   56 38 45 56   66 43 58 78   91 67 74 70   58 40 52
PWIND DIR        SW       W    NW      NW     W       S     S      NE     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   SC CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   SC FW FW
POP 12HR         10      10     0       0     0       0     5      10     5

$$

TXZ231-191015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
326 PM CST WED JAN 18 2017

DATE           01/18/17      THU 01/19/17            FRI 01/20/17            SAT
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                      54          79          56          79          57
TEMP             60 57 56 55 54 58 71 77 73 62 58 56 56 60 73 79 73 63 61 59 58
DEWPT            57 56 55 54 54 56 57 57 57 57 57 56 56 60 68 68 67 63 61 59 57
MAX/MIN RH                  100          51         100          69         100
RH               88 95 97 98100 91 61 51 58 87100100100100 83 69 81100100100 98
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N NW  W SW SW SW SE  S  S SW  W  W SW  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD          5  3  3  2  2  2  4  6  3  4  6  5  2  3  4  5  5  5  4  3  2
CLOUDS           B2 B2 OV OV B2 SC FW FW CL CL CL SC SC SC B1 SC FW SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)        80 83 91 90 81 44 12 17  5  5  4 34 36 45 54 37 20 28 36 44 52
POP 12HR                     40          30           5          20           5
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.01           0        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC SC SC                         IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     2     5     5     5     5     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           1200   800  2300  3400   300   300  1600  2700  1300   200
T WIND DIR              N    NW    SW    SW    SE     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              4     3     6     8     5     5     8     9     5     3


DATE           01/21/17  SUN 01/22/17  MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17
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          82      55    73      46    72      53    80      52    69
TEMP          75 76 61   55 70 65 51   46 67 65 55   53 74 72 58   52 65 63
DEWPT         54 47 42   32 34 34 33   33 34 37 40   47 51 49 41   32 32 35
MIN/MAX RH       24      52    24      60    26      81    36      54    26
RH            48 36 51   41 27 32 51   60 30 36 58   81 45 44 53   48 29 35
PWIND DIR         W       W    NW      NW    SW       S     S       N     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       5     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ247-191015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
326 PM CST WED JAN 18 2017

DATE           01/18/17      THU 01/19/17            FRI 01/20/17            SAT
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                      58          70          62          73          63
TEMP             65 62 60 59 58 60 67 70 68 63 65 65 63 67 72 72 69 67 65 64 63
DEWPT            63 61 59 59 58 59 59 60 61 62 63 63 63 66 68 70 69 67 65 64 62
MAX/MIN RH                  100          71         100          89         100
RH               93 99 98100100 95 77 71 78 96 91 93100 99 89 92100100100100 99
WIND DIR         NW NW  N NW NW NW NW  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  E SE  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD          5  6  5  5  6  3  1  5  5  6  8  8  3  4  5  8  8  6  4  4  4
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV SC SC CL CL CL SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        95 96 96100 96 95 33 36  5  5  4 32 32 57 82 75 67 59 50 54 57
POP 12HR                     60          60           5          40          10
QPF 12HR                   0.29        0.15           0        0.25           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC NM NM NM NM                   IS IS SC SC             IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS IS IS                         SC SC
LAL                     2     2     2     1     1     1     1     3     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     4     5     5     5     4     5     5
MIXING HGT            800   800  1400  1200   600   800  1200  1400  1200   700
T WIND DIR             NW    NW     W    SW     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              8     6     9     8    12    14    10    13    13    16


DATE           01/21/17  SUN 01/22/17  MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17
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          75      59    71      54    68      60    72      59    67
TEMP          73 71 65   59 68 66 59   54 66 63 63   60 71 67 63   60 65 62
DEWPT         62 59 55   44 42 45 43   42 42 48 54   57 61 60 55   45 42 45
MIN/MAX RH       52      71    37      64    41      88    70      80    42
RH            71 66 70   57 39 46 56   64 43 58 74   88 72 78 75   59 43 54
PWIND DIR        SW       W    NW      NW     W       S     S      NE     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW SC   SC CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   SC FW FW
POP 12HR         20       5     0       0     0       0     5      10     5
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS

$$

TXZ234-191015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
326 PM CST WED JAN 18 2017

DATE           01/18/17      THU 01/19/17            FRI 01/20/17            SAT
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          56          76          60
TEMP             62 59 58 56 56 59 69 73 67 60 58 57 56 62 73 76 70 64 63 61 60
DEWPT            58 58 56 55 54 56 59 59 59 59 58 57 56 62 64 65 64 64 63 61 60
MAX/MIN RH                  100          61         100          67         100
RH               88 96 95 96 96 90 69 61 75 95100100100100 73 69 83100100100100
WIND DIR          N  N  N NW NW NW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SE  S  S SW  W
WIND SPD          5  4  4  3  3  2  3  6  5  4  5  3  2  3  4  6  6  5  4  3  2
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC SC CL CL CL SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        93 96 93 99 93 65 37 32  5  5  4 35 30 45 61 55 49 50 50 58 65
POP 12HR                     60          50           5          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.15        0.07           0        0.12        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC NM NM SC SC                         SC SC IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS IS IS                         SC SC IS IS
LAL                     2     2     2     1     1     1     1     3     2     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     4     5     5     5     4     4     5
MIXING HGT            800   700  1800  2600   300   400  1500  2800  1400   600
T WIND DIR             NW    NW     W    SW     S     S     S     S    SW     S
T WIND SPD              5     5     4     8     4     3     6    10    10     6


DATE           01/21/17  SUN 01/22/17  MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17
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      55    70      46    69      53    77      54    66
TEMP          74 71 60   55 68 63 52   46 65 62 55   53 74 69 58   54 64 60
DEWPT         60 55 49   36 39 39 36   35 39 42 47   52 58 56 45   37 37 40
MIN/MAX RH       40      70    32      65    35      93    53      66    35
RH            61 57 66   50 34 41 54   65 38 49 74   93 57 63 62   53 37 47
PWIND DIR         W       W    NW      NW     W       S     S      NE     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC   SC FW CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR         10      10     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ241-191015-
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX
27.74N  98.03W ELEV. 177 FT
326 PM CST WED JAN 18 2017

DATE           01/18/17      THU 01/19/17            FRI 01/20/17            SAT
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          79          58          80          59
TEMP             63 60 58 57 56 60 72 77 73 61 58 58 58 63 75 80 74 65 62 61 59
DEWPT            58 57 57 56 56 57 59 58 57 58 58 57 58 63 68 67 65 64 62 60 58
MAX/MIN RH                  100          52         100          65          99
RH               84 91 94 98 99 90 62 52 58 89100100100100 79 65 73 94 99 97 95
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N NW SW SW SW SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W
WIND SPD          5  4  3  2  4  1  3  6  3  5  5  5  3  4  5  6  6  5  4  3  3
CLOUDS           B2 OV OV OV OV SC FW FW CL CL CL SC SC B1 B1 SC FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        79 91 95 93 88 42 16 18  5  5  4 31 42 52 62 39 16 26 36 40 43
POP 12HR                     50          30           5          30           5
QPF 12HR                   0.19        0.05           0        0.01           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC SC SC                   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS                               SC SC
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     3     1     1
HAINES                  3     2     3     5     5     5     4     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           1100  1000  3100  4000  1200   600  1800  3400   300   400
T WIND DIR             NW    NW    SW    SW    SE     S     S    SW     S     S
T WIND SPD              5     5     5     8     6     5     8     8     4     5


DATE           01/21/17  SUN 01/22/17  MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17
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          83      56    74      48    74      54    82      54    71
TEMP          77 77 62   56 71 66 53   48 69 66 57   55 78 73 60   54 68 64
DEWPT         53 46 43   34 32 33 32   32 33 37 42   49 51 50 45   33 31 35
MIN/MAX RH       24      49    22      54    23      79    35      56    24
RH            44 33 49   43 24 29 45   54 26 33 57   79 40 44 56   46 25 33
PWIND DIR         W       W    NW      NW    SW       S     S      NE     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          5       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ229-191015-
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX
28.46N  99.22W ELEV. 476 FT
326 PM CST WED JAN 18 2017

DATE           01/18/17      THU 01/19/17            FRI 01/20/17            SAT
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          78          54          82          55
TEMP             62 55 54 53 53 56 71 77 75 62 57 55 54 59 73 82 77 64 59 57 55
DEWPT            54 53 53 51 51 53 54 53 51 51 51 51 52 56 57 54 51 50 49 48 46
MAX/MIN RH                  100          41         100          36          73
RH               75 94 96 95100 91 55 43 43 67 82 88100 88 56 38 39 59 70 71 72
WIND DIR          N  N NE  W  W SW SW  W SW  E  S  S  E SE SE SW  W  S SE  S  W
WIND SPD          4  1  1  2  2  3  5  8  3  4  4  3  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
CLOUDS           B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL FW SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        67 70 77 69 59 33 15  9  5  5  4 10 27 26 26 19 12 21 31 39 48
POP 12HR                     30          10           0          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                  IS IS
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     5     4     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           1100   400  3000  4100   300   100  1700  3700   200   100
T WIND DIR             NE     S    SW    SW     S     S    SE    SW     S     W
T WIND SPD              3     2     6     8     4     2     4     6     4     4


DATE           01/21/17  SUN 01/22/17  MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17
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      54    73      45    73      52    80      49    69
TEMP          78 81 63   54 69 68 51   45 66 69 55   52 71 74 57   49 64 63
DEWPT         46 41 37   31 29 30 29   31 32 33 34   42 43 41 31   29 28 31
MIN/MAX RH       21      42    20      58    22      69    27      46    23
RH            32 24 38   41 23 24 42   58 27 26 45   69 35 30 38   46 26 29
PWIND DIR         W      NW    NW      NW    SW      SE    SW       N     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

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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