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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
248 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

TXZ245-091015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
248 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE           12/08/16      FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16            SUN
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                      38          49          44          63          60
TEMP          46 45 42 41 39 38 41 47 49 47 46 45 45 44 45 56 61 62 61 61 60 60
DEWPT         42 39 36 35 35 31 31 33 34 36 38 41 41 43 45 53 57 59 60 60 59 59
MAX/MIN RH                   85          57         100          82         100
RH            85 82 80 78 84 75 68 58 57 65 76 87 89100100 91 85 90 95 96 98 99
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD      20 19 17 16 12 13 11 10  9  8  6  8  9  9  8  9  8  6  5  4  3  6
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)    100100100100 91 88 79 71 68 60 59 66 69 85 85 89 82 90 80 86 86 78
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0        0.02        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS                               IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           2500  2100  2000  2100  1900  1600   700   600   700   600
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE     E    SE     S
T WIND SPD             29    24    18    12    12    11    14    13     9     6
WIND           Y


DATE           12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16
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          70      61    70      61    69      55    63      49    59
TEMP          66 67 64   61 67 67 64   61 66 65 60   55 60 59 54   49 56 59
DEWPT         64 65 62   60 65 63 62   61 64 64 57   54 51 49 46   46 47 50
MIN/MAX RH       86     100    81     100    86     100    61      89    69
RH            93 95 94   98 95 87 95  100 92 99 90   97 71 69 73   89 74 73
PWIND DIR         S       S    SW       S     S       S     N      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         20      20    20      10    10      10    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-091015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
248 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE           12/08/16      FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16            SUN
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                      35          49          40          55          52
TEMP          44 42 39 38 36 35 38 46 49 45 43 42 41 40 40 51 55 54 53 52 52 52
DEWPT         34 32 31 27 27 24 23 24 24 25 27 31 30 31 36 42 47 49 51 51 51 51
MAX/MIN RH                   89          38          87          66         100
RH            89 69 74 66 69 65 54 41 38 44 54 65 66 77 86 72 73 85 92 97 95 97
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE SE SW  S
WIND SPD      16 12 11 11  9  9  8  6  5  3  3  3  4  4  4  3  4  2  3  1  1  2
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 OV B2 OV B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)    100100100100 79 76 67 65 62 53 49 61 71 84 88 91 83 90 82 88 82 79
POP 12HR                     10           5           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    IS                                                 IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           2300  2200  2100  2000  1500  1500  1400  1200   500   100
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE     E    SW
T WIND SPD             24    19    13     9     6     6     8     6     4     2


DATE           12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16
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          71      56    72      56    72      51    62      45    58
TEMP          67 65 57   56 68 66 57   56 68 64 52   51 59 55 46   45 55 55
DEWPT         61 63 57   56 63 59 57   56 61 61 52   49 46 44 40   41 42 46
MIN/MAX RH       73     100    70     100    70     100    54      86    58
RH            81 92100   99 84 81100  100 78 90100   94 61 67 80   84 63 71
PWIND DIR         S       S     S       E     S      SE     N      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 SC SC   SC B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         10       5    10       5     5       5     5       5    10

$$

TXZ247-091015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
248 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE           12/08/16      FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16            SUN
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                      41          51          48          65          62
TEMP          49 48 45 44 43 41 43 49 51 50 49 49 48 48 48 56 63 65 63 64 62 62
DEWPT         44 41 39 38 37 35 35 36 37 38 41 44 45 47 48 55 58 60 61 61 61 61
MAX/MIN RH                   84          59         100          80         100
RH            84 79 79 78 81 77 72 60 59 65 74 85 89 99100 95 86 86 91 91 96 98
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD      24 23 21 19 16 17 14 12 10 11 10 10 11 11 10 11 10  9  8  5  4  9
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)    100100100100 94 91 83 75 73 66 65 71 70 85 86 88 82 90 78 83 83 76
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0        0.02        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS                               IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           2800  2400  2200  2300  2300  2200  1000   900   800   800
T WIND DIR              N     N    NE     N    NE    NE    NE     E    SE     S
T WIND SPD             32    26    20    14    14    13    18    17    13     9
WIND           Y


DATE           12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16
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          70      63    70      63    69      57    63      53    61
TEMP          66 69 67   63 67 69 67   63 66 67 64   58 60 61 59   53 57 61
DEWPT         64 65 63   61 66 63 63   62 64 65 59   57 53 51 48   49 50 52
MIN/MAX RH       86     100    82     100    87      98    65      88    70
RH            96 90 89   94 98 84 87   98 94 93 83   97 76 67 68   87 77 73
PWIND DIR         S       S    SW       S     S       S     N      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B2
POP 12HR         20      20    20      10    10      10    10      20    10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS   IS IS IS                             IS   IS

$$

TXZ234-091015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
248 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE           12/08/16      FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16            SUN
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                      34          49          39          59          56
TEMP          44 42 38 37 35 34 37 46 49 45 42 41 40 39 43 55 59 58 57 56 56 57
DEWPT         38 36 33 31 28 26 26 27 29 31 33 34 33 34 39 45 50 53 54 55 56 57
MAX/MIN RH                   84          47          92          65         100
RH            84 79 81 78 74 72 63 48 47 58 69 76 77 82 88 71 71 84 92 96 98 98
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S
WIND SPD      17 13 13 11 10  9  9  8  6  4  3  4  5  5  6  8  5  4  3  2  2  4
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)    100100100100 82 78 70 56 55 50 46 53 67 79 80 87 82 90 83 91 91 80
POP 12HR                     20           5           5          10          30
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS                                           SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           2500  1900  2200  2100  1600  1100  1200  1100   600   200
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE     E     E     S
T WIND SPD             26    20    16    10     9     8    12    10     5     4


DATE           12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16
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          71      59    71      58    71      52    61      45    57
TEMP          68 66 61   60 69 65 60   59 68 63 54   53 59 54 47   46 55 54
DEWPT         64 65 60   59 64 61 60   59 63 62 53   51 45 44 41   40 44 46
MIN/MAX RH       81     100    73     100    77     100    55      82    63
RH            87 97 99   95 83 85100  100 83 99 96   95 60 70 77   79 67 75
PWIND DIR         S       S     W      SW    SW      SW     N      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1
POP 12HR         20      10    10      10    10      10    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS

$$

TXZ241-091015-
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX
27.74N  98.03W ELEV. 177 FT
248 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE           12/08/16      FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16            SUN
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                      36          48          40          58          54
TEMP          43 41 40 39 38 36 39 46 48 45 43 42 41 40 44 53 58 56 55 54 54 54
DEWPT         39 36 35 32 31 27 26 27 28 28 30 31 32 34 38 44 48 51 53 54 53 53
MAX/MIN RH                   84          45          86          64         100
RH            84 83 80 73 75 69 59 48 45 52 59 66 69 77 82 72 70 82 92 97 95 97
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  S SW  S
WIND SPD      16 14 12 11 10 10  8  8  6  4  3  4  5  5  5  5  5  3  2  2  1  3
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)    100100100100 84 79 74 76 74 65 64 68 71 86 89 91 84 90 79 84 80 72
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS                                           IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           2200  2100  2000  1700  1400  1200  1500  1400   600     0
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N    NE     N     N    NE     E    SW
T WIND SPD             25    20    14    10     8     6    10     8     3     3


DATE           12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16
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      58    75      59    75      54    65      48    58
TEMP          69 68 60   59 70 68 61   59 70 66 57   55 62 58 50   48 55 56
DEWPT         62 64 60   56 64 60 58   58 62 63 54   51 49 47 43   43 45 47
MIN/MAX RH       69     100    66      97    68      98    55      84    63
RH            79 88 99   91 82 75 92   93 76 89 91   86 63 67 77   81 68 71
PWIND DIR         S       S     S      SE     S      SE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         10      10    10      10    10       5     5      10    10

$$

TXZ229-091015-
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX
28.46N  99.22W ELEV. 476 FT
248 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE           12/08/16      FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16            SUN
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                      35          49          39          52          48
TEMP          46 43 39 38 36 35 38 46 49 45 42 41 39 39 40 47 52 50 49 49 48 48
DEWPT         31 30 30 26 25 22 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 29 32 36 41 45 47 48 47 48
MAX/MIN RH                   73          36          74          60         100
RH            73 60 69 61 64 59 50 38 36 44 51 56 60 69 71 66 68 80 91 97 97 99
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  S
WIND SPD      12 10  8  8  6  6  6  4  4  3  3  3  3  2  3  2  3  2  3  1  1  1
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)    100100100100 68 64 63 50 51 39 35 38 53 72 81 87 80 87 79 81 74 68
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     4
MIXING HGT           2800  2600  2500  2700  1800  1500  1900  1700   700   100
T WIND DIR              N     N    NE    NE     E    SE     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             19    13    10     5     6     5     5     4     4     2


DATE           12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16
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      52    70      53    72      50    62      45    58
TEMP          62 64 56   52 64 65 57   53 66 65 55   50 58 57 49   45 54 55
DEWPT         55 59 55   52 60 60 54   53 59 58 53   47 43 43 38   40 40 44
MIN/MAX RH       67     100    72     100    64      96    49      82    54
RH            78 83 97  100 84 83 91  100 78 77 94   88 56 59 66   81 59 67
PWIND DIR         S       S     E      NE    SE      SE    NE      NE     E
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC FW   SC SC SC FW   SC SC SC FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC B1
POP 12HR          5       5     5       5     5       0     5       5    10

$$

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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