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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
341 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

TXZ245-241015-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
341 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Date           03/23/17      Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      71          81          67          81          69
Temp          82 75 73 72 72 71 76 81 80 75 73 72 70 67 71 78 81 74 71 71 70 69
Dewpt         65 65 66 66 66 67 67 68 68 68 68 67 67 66 65 64 65 67 68 68 68 68
Max/Min RH                   88          66          99          59          98
RH            58 73 79 83 84 88 74 66 69 80 84 86 92 98 81 63 61 79 89 90 94 97
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      16 13 13 13 11 10 12 14 14 13 12 11  9  8  4  2  4  6  8  8  8  8
Heat Index    84                   84                         83
Clouds        FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)      6 23 43 62 75 87 90 93 78 63 45 27 34 41 32 24 20 17 16 15 22 29
PoP 12HR                      5          50          20          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06        0.01           0           0
Rain Shwrs                   IS IS SC SC IS IS
Tstms                        IS IS SC SC IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     3     2     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     3     3     2     3     5     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           2800  2900  4500  4100  1600   700  1800  2100  1000  1400
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S     S    SW    NW    SE     S     S
T Wind Spd             34    28    27    29    17    13     8     6    13    13


Date           03/26 Mon 03/27/17 Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            80      70      80      69      79      70      79      68      81
Temp          79 74 72 70 79 76 72 69 77 74 72 71 78 74 70 68 80 75
Dewpt         68 68 69 69 68 69 68 67 67 67 69 68 69 69 69 64 62 60
Min/Max RH         66      97      69      95      68      95      73      98      51
RH            68 83 91 97 71 80 89 95 72 80 91 94 74 84 95 88 54 61
Pwind Dir           S       S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW
PoP 12HR            5      10      10      10      10      10      30      30      20
Rain Shwrs                                        SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms                                             SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ231-241015-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
341 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Date           03/23/17      Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      67          88          59          88          63
Temp          87 79 70 69 68 67 74 83 88 82 71 64 61 59 70 83 88 80 70 67 65 64
Dewpt         57 61 64 65 66 66 65 64 64 63 61 60 59 57 54 52 52 55 59 63 64 63
Max/Min RH                   96          45          98          29         100
RH            36 54 82 88 92 94 75 53 45 53 73 88 92 91 56 34 29 42 69 89 97 97
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W  W NW  N NE  E  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd      19 18 16 12  8  5  9 12 11  9  9  8  6  4  4  4  3  3  4  6  6  5
Heat Index                         85    84
Clouds        FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     21 40 54 68 77 85 78 71 41 10  7  4 10 16 14 13 13 13 12 11 16 21
PoP 12HR                      5          40           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                   SC SC SC SC
Tstms                        SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     3     3     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     3     5     6     5     6     6     5
Mixing Hgt           2400  2500  4100  6200  3800   300  3200  7500  3300   800
T Wind Dir              S     S     S    SW     S     S     N    SW    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             40    25    19    11     8     5     6     4    13    12


Date           03/26 Mon 03/27/17 Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            90      65      88      66      86      68      87      65      86
Temp          86 82 68 65 84 82 70 67 83 81 70 69 84 81 69 66 83 79
Dewpt         61 63 64 64 64 63 66 65 65 65 68 66 62 60 60 61 45 47
Min/Max RH         34      95      44      95      49      97      42      88      24
RH            44 53 85 94 51 52 86 94 54 60 94 94 49 49 74 83 26 34
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S      NW       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       5       5       5      10      10      30      30      10
Rain Shwrs                                        SC SC SC SC
Tstms                                             SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ247-241015-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
341 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Date           03/23/17      Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      72          80          70          78          70
Temp          80 75 74 74 73 73 76 80 78 74 74 73 72 70 72 76 78 73 73 73 73 70
Dewpt         67 66 66 66 67 67 68 69 69 69 68 68 68 68 66 66 67 68 69 69 69 69
Max/Min RH                   84          70          93          68          96
RH            65 74 77 77 81 84 77 70 75 83 82 84 87 93 82 71 69 88 90 88 90 96
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      14 13 13 14 13 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 11  9  5  3  5  8  9  9 10 10
Heat Index    82
Clouds        FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)      8 24 42 60 73 85 89 92 76 60 43 26 35 44 35 26 23 20 16 11 19 27
PoP 12HR                      5          40          20          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03        0.01           0           0
Rain Shwrs                         SC SC IS IS
Tstms                              SC SC IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     3     2     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     3     3     2     3     5     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           3000  3400  3200  3000  1400   800  1600  1500  1000  1500
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S     S    SW    NW    SE     S     S
T Wind Spd             35    32    25    28    19    16     6     6    14    16


Date           03/26 Mon 03/27/17 Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            78      72      78      70      77      71      77      69      79
Temp          78 74 73 72 77 75 73 70 76 73 73 72 77 72 74 70 79 75
Dewpt         68 69 70 70 69 70 69 68 68 68 70 69 69 69 70 66 64 62
Min/Max RH         73      94      76      93      74      93      77      97      59
RH            74 83 90 94 78 84 90 93 77 86 89 92 78 93 87 88 61 66
Pwind Dir           S       S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 SC FW
PoP 12HR            5       5      10       5      10      10      20      30      20
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS SC SC IS IS
Tstms                                             IS IS SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ234-241015-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
341 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Date           03/23/17      Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      68          82          62          84          64
Temp          83 76 70 69 69 69 75 80 81 76 70 67 64 62 69 80 83 75 67 66 65 65
Dewpt         61 63 65 65 65 64 66 67 67 66 65 64 62 60 57 56 58 60 63 65 65 65
Max/Min RH                   88          61         100          40         100
RH            47 64 83 87 86 87 72 63 61 71 84 91 95 96 67 44 41 60 89 98100100
Wind Dir       S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  N NE SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd      19 14 12 10  8  8 11 16 16 13 11  9  6  5  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  5
Heat Index                         83 83
Clouds        FW FW SC B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     10 20 45 71 79 87 92 97 80 63 47 31 33 35 25 15 15 15 16 18 28 37
PoP 12HR                      5          60          20           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.29        0.01           0           0
Rain Shwrs                   SC SC NM NM IS IS
Tstms                        SC SC NM NM IS IS
LAL                     1     1     3     4     2     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     3     4     6     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           1900  1800  4900  4000  1900   700  2800  4000  2300  1000
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S     S    SW     N     E     S     S
T Wind Spd             35    19    25    24    16     9     9     4    11    10


Date           03/26 Mon 03/27/17 Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            84      68      84      66      82      68      82      65      82
Temp          82 76 70 68 81 78 70 66 80 77 70 68 81 77 68 66 81 74
Dewpt         65 66 67 67 66 67 67 65 65 66 68 67 68 68 66 63 56 57
Min/Max RH         50      99      57      97      57      96      64      94      41
RH            57 70 92 98 61 68 91 97 61 70 93 94 66 74 92 89 43 56
Pwind Dir           S       S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC FW
PoP 12HR            5      10      10      10      10      10      30      30      20
Rain Shwrs                                        SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms                                             SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ241-241015-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
341 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Date           03/23/17      Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      67          89          60          90          65
Temp          90 80 71 69 68 67 75 84 89 83 72 65 62 61 72 85 90 82 71 68 66 65
Dewpt         58 62 63 64 65 65 64 63 62 62 61 60 60 59 59 59 59 60 62 64 64 64
Max/Min RH                   94          42         100          35          99
RH            34 54 76 84 90 93 70 50 42 50 69 85 93 96 64 42 35 47 74 88 94 97
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SW SW  W NW NE  E SE SE SE  S
Wind Spd      20 19 17 13  9  8 11 14 12  9  8  8  6  5  4  3  4  6  6  6  6  6
Clouds        FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     20 32 50 68 77 87 80 74 46 18 12  6  9 13 15 16 17 17 13  9 16 22
PoP 12HR                      5          40           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                   IS IS SC SC
Tstms                        IS IS SC SC
LAL                     1     1     2     3     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           2000  2400  4300  5100  3100   200  3300  7700  4100   900
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S    SE     S    NW    SW    SE     S
T Wind Spd             28    24    23    11     8     4     5     3    11    11


Date           03/26 Mon 03/27/17 Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            90      67      89      67      87      69      88      67      88
Temp          86 83 70 67 85 83 71 68 84 81 71 69 85 83 70 67 85 82
Dewpt         62 64 64 65 65 66 66 66 66 67 69 68 62 62 63 60 45 48
Min/Max RH         36      92      46      95      50      98      40      83      23
RH            45 53 79 92 51 57 84 95 54 62 91 95 45 49 78 78 25 30
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S       N       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       5       5       5      10      10      20      30      10
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS SC SC
Tstms                                             IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ229-241015-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
341 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Date           03/23/17      Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      69          89          59          90          63
Temp          88 86 77 73 70 69 73 78 88 87 73 68 63 59 69 83 90 86 75 69 65 63
Dewpt         55 55 60 64 65 63 58 51 40 34 40 48 48 43 44 44 43 43 49 56 58 59
Max/Min RH                   85          15          64          19          86
RH            33 34 56 72 83 82 60 39 19 15 30 49 60 57 40 25 19 22 40 63 78 85
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE  E NE NW NW NW SW SE  E  N  N  N NE  E SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd      18 16 14 12  6  2  4  6  5  3  3  4  4  3  3  4  3  3  5  8  8  6
Clouds        FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
Clouds(%)     21 34 44 53 69 84 50 17  9  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  4  6  7
PoP 12HR                     10           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     3     5     6     6     5     6     6     5
Mixing Hgt           2600  2600  5900  7800   400   100  3900  8200  1000   600
T Wind Dir              S     S    SW     W    SW    SW    NE     S    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             32    20     9    10     3     3     9     5     8     9


Date           03/26 Mon 03/27/17 Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            93      65      91      66      88      67      88      63      87
Temp          86 89 72 65 85 87 71 66 82 85 70 68 80 86 70 63 81 82
Dewpt         56 55 62 62 59 54 62 62 62 61 65 64 58 51 49 52 37 41
Min/Max RH         26      92      30      87      40      91      29      67      18
RH            36 31 71 91 42 33 71 87 51 44 86 88 47 30 48 65 20 23
Pwind Dir          SE      SE       E      SE      SE      SE      SW      NE       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       5       5       5      20      20      30      20       5
Rain Shwrs                            IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS
Tstms                                 IS IS IS IS SC SC 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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