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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
338 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

TXZ245-012215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
338 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

DATE             SAT 10/01/16            SUN 10/02/16            MON 10/03/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      84          68          86          70          86
TEMP          69 66 76 83 83 79 74 72 70 68 79 85 85 81 77 75 73 70 78 84 86 83
DEWPT         59 59 60 61 61 62 63 64 65 65 66 67 68 69 69 69 69 68 68 68 69 70
MIN/MAX RH                   47          91          56          94          57
RH            72 78 57 48 47 56 68 76 83 90 66 57 58 66 78 84 88 94 72 59 57 65
WIND DIR      NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE  N NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       4  5  5  4  5  5  4  4  5  6  6  8  8  8  6  5  4  4  5  6  8  8
HEAT INDEX                                     87 89 84                87 90 87
CLOUDS        SC FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     31 24 31 37 45 52 46 39 38 36 42 48 40 33 23 13 20 26 30 33 30 27
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     5     5     5     5     5     4     5
MIXING HGT           5200  5300  4600  1800  5200  5800  3300   500  4700  4900
T WIND DIR              E     E     E    NE    NE     E     E    NE     N     E
T WIND SPD              5     5     8     5     8     6    11     6     5     4


DATE          TUE 10/04/16 WED 10/05/16 THU 10/06/16 FRI 10/07/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            74      87      76      88      75      88      72      87
TEMP          78 74 86 84 80 76 87 85 79 75 87 84 77 72 85 82
DEWPT         70 71 71 73 74 73 74 74 75 74 73 72 71 69 67 67
MAX/MIN RH         91      61      91      64      95      60      91      52
RH            78 91 63 68 84 91 66 71 89 95 64 67 83 91 56 61
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC B1 SC SC B1 SC FW
POP 12HR           10      20      10      10      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS                   IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS                   IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-012215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
338 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

DATE             SAT 10/01/16            SUN 10/02/16            MON 10/03/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      85          63          89          66          90
TEMP          61 60 74 83 85 79 70 66 64 64 76 86 89 83 74 70 68 66 77 85 89 84
DEWPT         54 55 55 55 56 56 59 61 61 61 61 61 62 64 65 68 67 65 65 66 66 66
MIN/MAX RH                   36          94          41          99          45
RH            79 84 52 39 37 46 68 83 89 90 61 45 41 49 74 92 98 99 68 52 46 55
WIND DIR       E NE  E  E  E NE  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E SE
WIND SPD       3  2  2  2  3  4  3  2  2  2  3  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  5  6
HEAT INDEX                                                             87 92 86
CLOUDS        SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     35 25 29 32 37 43 34 26 28 29 32 35 24 13  8  3  9 16 20 25 27 29
POP 12HR                      0           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           5000  5800  3900   300  4900  5500  3300   300  5000  5400
T WIND DIR              E    NE    SE     E     E     E     E    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              5     5     9     2     6     6     4     4     6     5


DATE          TUE 10/04/16 WED 10/05/16 THU 10/06/16 FRI 10/07/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            69      92      72      93      72      92      69      90
TEMP          73 69 88 86 76 72 90 88 76 72 88 86 74 69 86 83
DEWPT         69 68 68 67 72 71 69 69 73 72 69 67 68 65 62 59
MAX/MIN RH         97      46      97      44      99      46      87      37
RH            86 97 53 53 87 97 50 54 90 98 53 54 82 86 45 44
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
POP 12HR            0       5       5       5      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ247-012215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
338 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

DATE             SAT 10/01/16            SUN 10/02/16            MON 10/03/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      84          73          85          74          85
TEMP          73 70 78 82 84 81 79 77 75 74 80 84 85 81 80 77 76 74 78 83 84 82
DEWPT         60 61 61 62 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 68 69 70 70 70 70 70 69 70 70 71
MIN/MAX RH                   48          79          59          86          62
RH            64 73 57 51 49 55 61 67 73 78 66 60 60 69 72 80 81 86 75 65 65 70
WIND DIR       E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       5  6  5  5  6  8  6  5  6  8  9  9 10 11  9  8  6  5  6  8  9  9
HEAT INDEX                                     87 89 84                86 88 86
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     31 26 35 43 48 52 49 47 43 40 45 49 43 36 29 22 27 31 33 35 33 30
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.04        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                            IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     3     5
MIXING HGT           4800  4900  4500  4100  4400  4400  3100  1300  2900  3500
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E    NE    NE     E    NE    NE     E
T WIND SPD              6     6    10     6     9    10    13    10     8     5


DATE          TUE 10/04/16 WED 10/05/16 THU 10/06/16 FRI 10/07/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            78      86      79      87      78      87      75      85
TEMP          79 78 84 83 81 79 85 83 80 78 85 82 78 75 83 81
DEWPT         71 72 72 73 74 74 74 75 75 74 74 73 72 70 69 69
MAX/MIN RH         84      66      85      68      88      65      86      60
RH            76 84 69 73 82 85 71 76 85 88 70 72 82 86 64 66
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC B1 SC SC B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           20      20      10      10      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS                   IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS                   IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-012215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
338 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

DATE             SAT 10/01/16            SUN 10/02/16            MON 10/03/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      84          61          87          65          88
TEMP          60 59 74 82 83 77 68 65 63 62 75 85 86 81 72 69 66 65 77 85 88 83
DEWPT         56 55 56 57 59 60 61 61 61 60 62 64 66 67 66 66 65 64 64 64 66 67
MIN/MAX RH                   42          97          49          98          48
RH            89 87 54 43 43 55 77 87 93 94 64 50 51 59 80 91 97 97 62 50 48 59
WIND DIR      NE  N NE  E  E  E  E NE NE  N NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E SE
WIND SPD       2  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  4  5  5  4  3  2  3  3  4  4  5  6
HEAT INDEX                                        88 83                   90 86
CLOUDS        SC FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     32 23 28 33 39 46 36 25 25 25 32 40 31 21 11  1  7 12 21 31 33 36
POP 12HR                      0           5           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           5200  5600  3400   200  5700  6100   600   100  4200  5300
T WIND DIR              E     E    SE    NE    NE     E     E    NE    NE    SE
T WIND SPD              4     3     4     3     6     5     5     4     5     4


DATE          TUE 10/04/16 WED 10/05/16 THU 10/06/16 FRI 10/07/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            69      89      72      90      72      90      68      88
TEMP          73 69 87 85 75 72 88 85 75 72 88 84 72 68 86 82
DEWPT         68 68 69 70 72 72 72 72 74 72 71 69 67 66 63 61
MAX/MIN RH         97      53      99      56     100      52      92      42
RH            86 97 56 62 90 99 59 65 96100 58 60 85 91 47 49
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      NE      NE       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR            5      20      10      10      10      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS                   IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS                   IS IS

$$

TXZ241-012215-
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX
27.74N  98.03W ELEV. 177 FT
338 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

DATE             SAT 10/01/16            SUN 10/02/16            MON 10/03/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      88          64          90          67          90
TEMP          63 62 77 86 88 82 72 69 66 65 78 88 90 83 74 71 69 67 77 86 90 84
DEWPT         56 55 55 56 56 58 60 62 62 62 61 62 63 65 67 69 68 67 66 66 67 67
MIN/MAX RH                   34          92          40         100          46
RH            78 80 49 36 35 44 64 78 85 89 57 42 41 54 80 95 98100 71 53 46 58
WIND DIR      NE  N NE  E  E  E  E  E NE  N NE NE  E  E  E  E NE  N NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       2  3  3  3  5  6  4  1  2  3  4  4  5  6  4  2  2  3  4  4  6  8
HEAT INDEX                                                             88 93 87
CLOUDS        SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     32 23 27 32 37 43 37 31 31 32 37 42 34 26 21 16 18 21 27 32 31 30
POP 12HR                      0           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           5000  6000  4000   300  4900  5700  3600   300  5200  6000
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     E    NE    NE    NE     E    NE    NE     E
T WIND SPD              6     5     9     2     6     6     6     4     6     4


DATE          TUE 10/04/16 WED 10/05/16 THU 10/06/16 FRI 10/07/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            71      92      73      94      72      93      70      90
TEMP          74 71 88 86 76 73 90 88 76 72 89 86 74 70 86 83
DEWPT         69 69 68 68 72 72 68 71 73 72 68 69 70 67 63 62
MAX/MIN RH         95      45      97      44      99      45      92      39
RH            88 95 51 56 90 97 49 58 93 99 51 58 90 90 46 50
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW
POP 12HR            0       5       5       5      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ229-012215-
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX
28.46N  99.22W ELEV. 476 FT
338 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

DATE             SAT 10/01/16            SUN 10/02/16            MON 10/03/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      86          64          90          66          91
TEMP          63 61 71 83 86 83 74 70 66 64 74 85 90 84 76 71 68 66 76 86 91 86
DEWPT         53 53 53 53 53 53 55 56 58 58 59 59 58 58 60 62 64 65 65 64 62 62
MIN/MAX RH                   32          82          35          98          39
RH            71 74 52 35 32 36 51 63 74 81 59 42 35 40 57 73 88 97 69 48 39 44
WIND DIR       E  E  E SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  E  E
WIND SPD       4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  2  3  4  4  4
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     45 32 45 57 48 38 32 25 30 35 34 33 21  9  7  6 15 25 24 24 21 19
POP 12HR                      0           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           4800  5600  3100   200  4700  5300  2400   200  4700  5300
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD              5     4     5     4     6     8     5     3     4     6


DATE          TUE 10/04/16 WED 10/05/16 THU 10/06/16 FRI 10/07/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            69      93      73      95      72      93      69      90
TEMP          74 69 88 88 77 73 90 90 78 72 89 88 75 69 86 84
DEWPT         66 68 66 64 69 70 69 66 70 70 68 63 64 63 61 57
MAX/MIN RH         97      40      92      40      92      39      82      35
RH            76 97 48 44 75 92 50 46 77 92 50 44 68 82 43 40
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E       E      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC FW
POP 12HR            0       0       5       5      10      10      10      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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