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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
353 PM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

TXZ245-171015-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
353 PM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

Date           12/16/17      Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17            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          64          60          70          64
Temp             55 52 51 50 49 52 61 64 62 61 61 60 62 65 69 70 68 67 67 65 65
Dewpt            55 52 51 49 48 51 55 57 58 59 60 60 60 62 64 65 66 66 66 65 65
Max/Min RH                  100          78         100          83         100
RH              100100100 97 99 96 79 78 87 94 97100 95 92 84 84 91 99 97100100
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd          9  4  2  3  5  4  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  3  5  5  4  4  4  4  5
Clouds           OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
Clouds(%)       100 93 85 80 75 79 84 90 96 96 97 96 96 97 98 97 96 90 91 94 84
PoP 12HR                     90          10          30          50          50
QPF 12HR                   0.40           0        0.05        0.11        0.27
Rain Shwrs        O  O SC SC             IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms            IS IS IS IS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Obvis                                          PF PF
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
Haines                  2     4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt            700   700  1500  1700  1300   800   800   800   600   300
T Wind Dir              N     N     N     E     E    NE    NE     E     E    SE
T Wind Spd             17     8     3     2     4     8     8    10     8     9


Date           12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17
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          73      58    69      58    71      52    52      39    48
Temp          72 70 64   59 67 65 61   58 69 67 59   55 46 46 40   39 44 43
Dewpt         68 66 61   58 57 57 57   57 64 63 59   52 46 41 40   39 41 39
Min/Max RH       84      98    64      98    81     100    85     100    85
RH            87 90 91   97 69 76 87   97 84 87100   89100 85100  100 91 85
Pwind Dir         S       W    NW       S     S      SE     N       N     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B1   SC SC FW FW   SC SC B1 B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV OV
PoP 12HR         50      40    10       5    20      30    50      40    40
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC   IS               IS IS SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
Tstms         IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-171015-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
353 PM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

Date           12/16/17      Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17            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                      45          63          56          71          62
Temp             49 47 46 45 45 49 60 63 61 59 58 57 57 60 67 71 67 65 64 63 62
Dewpt            46 46 46 45 45 49 52 53 54 55 56 57 57 60 63 64 64 65 64 63 62
Max/Min RH                  100          70         100          79         100
RH               88 95 99100100 99 74 70 79 89 95100100100 89 79 90100100100100
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  E SE SE SE  E NE NE  N NE  E SE  E  E  E SE SE
Wind Spd          4  4  3  3  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  2  3  3  3  3
Clouds           OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV
Clouds(%)       100 93 86 84 83 78 73 82 92 89 86 91 95 96 95 86 86 90 94 94 91
PoP 12HR                     70           5          20          30          40
QPF 12HR                   0.37           0        0.01        0.08        0.21
Rain Shwrs       NM NM                         IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms            IS IS                                     IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Obvis                  PF PF PF                PF PF
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     3     4     4     3
Mixing Hgt           1100   700  1500  1500  1200   800   800   800   800   500
T Wind Dir              N     N     N    SE     E     N    NE     E     E    SE
T Wind Spd              6     2     1     3     3     4     5     6     5     5


Date           12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17
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          76      54    73      53    77      47    50      36    46
Temp          71 73 60   55 68 66 54   53 72 69 54   50 41 38 39   37 39 39
Dewpt         67 64 57   53 53 51 51   52 64 62 54   48 41 35 39   36 36 32
Min/Max RH       69      94    48     100    64     100    87     100    77
RH            88 76 93   93 58 60 90   98 76 78100   94100 88100   96 90 77
Pwind Dir         S      NW     W       S     S       E     N       N     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV B2 B1   FW FW FW FW   SC SC B1 B1   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV OV
PoP 12HR         50      10     5       5    10      20    50      40    40
Rain Shwrs    SC SC                             IS   IS SC SC SC   SC SC SC
Tstms         IS IS

$$

TXZ247-171015-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
353 PM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

Date           12/16/17      Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17            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                      52          63          62          70          66
Temp             57 55 53 52 52 54 61 63 63 62 62 62 64 66 69 70 68 68 68 67 66
Dewpt            57 55 52 51 51 53 55 57 59 61 62 62 63 64 65 65 66 66 66 66 66
Max/Min RH                  100          80         100          86         100
RH              100100 95 94 97 94 80 81 89 96100100 97 93 87 86 94 95 95 98100
Wind Dir          N  N NW NW  N  N NE NE  E  E NE  E NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE  S
Wind Spd          8  4  2  4  6  5  4  4  5  6  5  4  4  4  5  6  5  4  5  5  6
Clouds           OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
Clouds(%)       100 94 86 79 70 81 92 95 97 97 98 97 96 96 97 97 95 90 90 93 82
PoP 12HR                     90          10          30          50          50
QPF 12HR                   0.38           0        0.05        0.11        0.23
Rain Shwrs        O  O SC SC             IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms            IS IS IS IS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Obvis                                          PF PF
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
Haines                  2     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt            700   700  1500  1600  1400   900   700   700   500   300
T Wind Dir              N     N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE     E    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             18     9     5     2     5    11     9    11     9    10


Date           12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17
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          72      61    68      61    70      54    54      42    49
Temp          71 69 65   61 67 65 63   62 69 67 61   57 48 48 43   42 46 46
Dewpt         68 66 62   59 57 58 59   60 65 63 61   54 48 43 43   42 43 41
Min/Max RH       87      93    68      96    84     100    84     100    84
RH            91 93 90   92 73 79 87   96 88 88 99   91100 85100  100 89 84
Pwind Dir         S       W     N      SE     S      SE     N       N     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B1   SC SC FW FW   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 OV OV   OV OV OV
PoP 12HR         40      40    10       5    20      30    50      40    40
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC   IS               IS IS SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
Tstms         IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-171015-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
353 PM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

Date           12/16/17      Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17            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                      45          66          57          71          62
Temp             52 49 47 46 45 50 62 66 62 60 59 58 57 61 68 71 66 64 63 63 62
Dewpt            49 49 47 46 45 49 55 57 57 58 58 58 57 61 64 65 65 64 63 63 62
Max/Min RH                  100          72         100          81         100
RH               92100100 99100 98 77 72 83 92 96100100100 86 81 95100100100100
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE SE  E  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd          8  5  3  3  3  3  2  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  5  4  4  4  4  3  3
Clouds           OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
Clouds(%)       100 94 88 83 78 75 72 82 93 93 92 95 97 97 98 98 95 93 96 97 91
PoP 12HR                     90          10          20          50          50
QPF 12HR                   0.46           0        0.02        0.13        0.34
Rain Shwrs        O  O SC SC                   IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms            IS IS                                     IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Obvis                  PF PF PF                PF PF
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
Haines                  2     4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt           1000   700  1600  1900  1200   700   800   800   600   400
T Wind Dir              N     N     N    SE     E    NE    NE     E     E    SE
T Wind Spd             14     5     3     4     3     5     9     9     8     6


Date           12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17
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          76      54    72      52    74      48    50      37    45
Temp          72 71 61   54 68 64 54   52 71 67 57   51 43 42 38   38 39 40
Dewpt         68 66 59   54 55 54 52   52 63 62 57   48 42 38 38   36 38 34
Min/Max RH       76     100    56     100    70     100    87     100    81
RH            89 85 93  100 63 70 91  100 76 83100   89 99 87100   95 95 81
Pwind Dir         S       W     W       S     S      SE     N       N     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV B2 B1   SC FW FW FW   SC SC B1 B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV OV
PoP 12HR         50      40     5       5    20      30    50      40    40
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC   IS               IS IS SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
Tstms         IS IS IS

$$

TXZ241-171015-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
353 PM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

Date           12/16/17      Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17            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                      46          63          58          73          63
Temp             49 48 47 46 46 50 60 63 61 60 59 58 59 61 69 73 69 65 65 64 63
Dewpt            46 46 47 46 46 50 53 55 57 57 58 58 59 61 63 64 65 65 65 64 63
Max/Min RH                  100          75         100          75         100
RH               88 95100100100100 78 75 84 92 96100100100 81 75 89100100100100
Wind Dir          N NW NW  N  N NE  E  E  E  E NE  N  N  N SE SE  E  E  E SE SE
Wind Spd          5  4  3  3  3  3  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  3  4
Clouds           OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
Clouds(%)       100 90 81 83 85 83 82 89 95 94 92 94 96 96 96 94 94 90 94 94 88
PoP 12HR                     60           5          20          30          40
QPF 12HR                   0.13           0        0.02        0.04        0.16
Rain Shwrs       NM NM                         IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms            IS IS                                     IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Obvis                  PF PF PF                PF PF
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     3
Mixing Hgt            900   600  1400  1500  1000   600   800  1000   700   500
T Wind Dir              N     N     N    NE    NE     N    NE     E     E    SE
T Wind Spd              9     3     2     2     3     8     5     8     6     6


Date           12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17
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    74      54    79      51    53      39    47
Temp          74 74 61   55 70 67 57   55 75 71 58   54 46 44 41   40 41 41
Dewpt         68 65 60   54 53 52 53   55 65 63 58   53 44 37 41   38 37 35
Min/Max RH       68      97    48     100    64     100    76      98    77
RH            82 74 97   97 57 59 89  100 72 78100   95 91 77 97   91 87 77
Pwind Dir         S      NW    NW       S     S      SE     N       N     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B1   SC FW FW FW   SC SC B1 B1   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV OV
PoP 12HR         40      10     5       5    10      20    50      40    40
Rain Shwrs    SC SC                             IS   IS SC SC SC   SC SC SC
Tstms         IS IS

$$

TXZ229-171015-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
353 PM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

Date           12/16/17      Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17            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                      42          60          54          67          58
Temp             46 44 43 42 42 46 57 60 58 56 55 54 54 56 64 67 66 61 59 59 59
Dewpt            45 44 43 42 42 46 48 50 52 53 53 54 54 56 58 59 60 61 59 59 59
Max/Min RH                  100          69         100          75         100
RH               93100100100100 99 72 69 80 89 94 99100100 82 75 80 99100100100
Wind Dir         NE NE  E NE NE  E SE SE  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E SE
Wind Spd          2  1  1  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  3
Clouds           OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV
Clouds(%)        94 88 82 82 83 70 57 69 81 81 82 88 92 93 93 85 85 81 91 88 89
PoP 12HR                     30           5          10          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0        0.01        0.07        0.14
Rain Shwrs       SC SC                               IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                                                            IS IS IS IS IS
Obvis                  PF PF PF                PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     4     3
Mixing Hgt           1000  1200  1400  1400  1500  1200  1100  1400   800   600
T Wind Dir             NE     N     W    SE    SE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E
T Wind Spd              4     2     1     3     4     4     5     5     5     4


Date           12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17
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          71      50    71      51    76      46    49      37    46
Temp          67 69 58   50 65 67 54   51 69 70 55   50 43 43 39   38 41 39
Dewpt         63 60 52   48 48 48 49   50 59 57 55   46 37 34 37   35 35 32
Min/Max RH       68      91    44      99    57     100    69      93    76
RH            86 73 81   90 55 51 81   96 70 63100   84 81 72 90   90 78 78
Pwind Dir        SW      NW     W      SE    SE       E     N       N     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV B2
PoP 12HR         40       5     0       0     5      20    50      40    40
Rain Shwrs    SC SC                             IS   IS SC SC SC   SC SC SC
Tstms         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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