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FOUS54 KCRP 250839
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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
339 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

TXZ245-252230-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
339 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date             Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17
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                      81          67          83          70          83
Temp          71 68 75 80 81 75 71 68 68 68 75 81 83 77 74 71 71 71 77 82 83 78
Dewpt         69 68 64 60 58 64 64 67 68 68 69 70 70 72 71 70 70 70 69 69 69 70
Min/Max RH                   46         100          66          99          63
RH            95 99 70 51 46 69 77 96 98100 83 68 66 84 93 98 98 98 79 65 63 75
Wind Dir       S SW NW  N  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd      11  5  5  6  3  5  5  5  5  5  9 13 14 13 12 10  8  5  6  9 10 11
Heat Index                                     85 87                   86 87
Clouds        SC B1 B1 SC CL FW CL FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     50 60 58 30  0  9  5 20 40 47 44 46 43 54 50 45 44 44 38 33 31 28
PoP 12HR                     30           5           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC
Tstms            SC SC
Obvis         PF
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     4     5     5     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2100  2700  1600  1300  2100  3100  2400   200  2500  2300
T Wind Dir              W    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE
T Wind Spd             14     6    13    14    23    31    26    13    13    19


Date          Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17 Fri 03/31/17
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      81      72      82      67      81      65      78
Temp          73 72 80 77 73 72 81 76 68 67 79 74 66 65 77 75
Dewpt         70 70 69 70 70 69 69 66 67 62 59 60 61 62 64 65
Max/Min RH         95      68      94      61      96      48      90      62
RH            91 94 70 78 93 89 67 71 96 83 50 62 83 88 64 70
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE       S       S      NW      NE      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5      10      10      60      20      20       5       5
Rain Shwrs                      NM NM IS IS IS IS
Tstms                           NM NM IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-252230-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
339 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date             Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17
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                      87          62          91          64          91
Temp          63 61 69 82 87 81 72 66 63 63 72 86 91 85 74 68 65 65 72 86 91 85
Dewpt         63 61 50 51 47 55 55 62 63 63 65 64 62 62 66 67 65 64 65 64 63 63
Min/Max RH                   25         100          37         100          40
RH           100 98 51 34 25 41 56 88100100 80 48 37 48 77 96100 98 79 48 40 47
Wind Dir       S  N  N NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE  S  S  S SE  E  E  E
Wind Spd       5  3  8  5  3  3  4  5  5  5  9 11 12 14 12  9  4  0  2  5  6  8
Heat Index                                                                   87
Clouds        SC SC FW CL CL CL CL FW B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     31 35 24  4  0  1  0 15 68 68 57 41 34 21 23 25 24 22 20 18 18 18
PoP 12HR                      5           0           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis          F PF                   PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2400  4000  1800   700  2100  4200  2500   200  4200  4300
T Wind Dir              N     N    SE    SE    SE     S    SE     S    SE     E
T Wind Spd             14     5    12    14    20    25    23     6     5    12


Date          Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17 Fri 03/31/17
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            68      88      70      88      62      85      59      87
Temp          72 69 84 84 73 70 85 82 66 62 81 79 63 60 82 82
Dewpt         66 68 66 66 69 68 55 54 55 53 50 54 50 55 57 60
Max/Min RH         98      48      96      31      75      31      86      38
RH            82 98 55 55 88 91 36 38 67 73 33 42 61 83 42 47
Pwind Dir           E      SE      SE      SW       W      NW       E      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5      10      30      50      10      10       5       5
Rain Shwrs                SC SC SC SC
Tstms                     SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ247-252230-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
339 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date             Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17
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                      79          68          80          72          81
Temp          72 70 74 78 79 74 71 69 68 69 74 79 80 76 74 73 72 72 76 80 81 77
Dewpt         70 69 66 64 62 66 65 68 68 68 69 70 71 72 72 71 71 70 70 70 70 70
Min/Max RH                   56         100          73          97          71
RH            96 98 78 62 56 78 82 97100 99 87 74 74 90 94 96 97 94 82 72 71 82
Wind Dir       S SW  W  N  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
Wind Spd      12  8  5  5  5  6  6  6  6  6  9 12 13 13 13 12 10  6  8 10 10 11
Heat Index                                        82                      84
Clouds        SC B1 B1 SC CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     48 62 58 31  0 11  6 22 38 40 45 48 45 55 48 41 40 39 37 35 33 31
PoP 12HR                     30           5           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC
Tstms            SC SC
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     3     5     5     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           1800  2100  1400  1400  1900  2800  2300   400  1900  1800
T Wind Dir              W     E     S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE
T Wind Spd             14     6    14    18    23    31    28    16    14    19


Date          Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17 Fri 03/31/17
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            73      79      73      80      69      80      68      77
Temp          73 73 79 76 73 73 80 74 70 69 79 74 69 68 76 75
Dewpt         70 70 70 70 71 69 70 68 68 64 60 62 63 63 65 66
Max/Min RH         92      74      92      68      96      53      86      67
RH            91 92 75 83 92 89 72 80 96 83 53 69 82 86 68 75
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE       S       S      NW      NE      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       5      10      50      20      20       5       5
Rain Shwrs                      SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms                           SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-252230-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
339 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date             Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17
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                      83          62          85          67          86
Temp          65 63 70 78 83 77 69 65 63 63 73 83 85 80 72 69 68 68 77 85 86 81
Dewpt         65 63 58 53 53 59 58 62 63 63 66 67 66 69 68 67 66 65 65 65 65 65
Min/Max RH                   35         100          54          94          50
RH           100100 65 41 36 53 68 90 98100 78 58 54 69 87 94 94 92 68 52 50 58
Wind Dir      SW  W  N  N NW SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  S SE
Wind Spd       8  5  8  6  4  3  3  4  4  4  9 14 17 16 12  8  5  4  4  5  6  8
Heat Index                                     85 87                      88 83
Clouds        B1 B1 SC FW CL FW CL FW B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     55 56 38 14  0  9  0 16 53 54 52 43 42 50 53 56 57 59 44 29 25 20
PoP 12HR                     20           5           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    SC IS IS
Tstms            IS IS
Obvis          F                      PF PF
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     4     5     5     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2200  2700  1600   700  2200  3600  2500   400  3600  3500
T Wind Dir             NW     N    SE    SE     S     S     S     S    SW     S
T Wind Spd             14     4     9    11    20    29    25    10     8    12


Date          Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17 Fri 03/31/17
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      84      70      83      63      83      60      81
Temp          71 69 83 80 72 71 82 78 66 64 81 76 62 60 80 78
Dewpt         64 68 68 68 70 68 67 63 63 58 55 58 56 58 61 64
Max/Min RH         97      58      95      53      93      40      96      53
RH            80 96 61 67 93 93 60 60 93 82 41 53 80 92 54 62
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE       S      SW      NW      NE       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 SC FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5      10      20      60      20      20       5       5
Rain Shwrs                IS IS NM NM IS IS IS IS
Tstms                     IS IS NM NM IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ241-252230-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
339 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date             Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17
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                      89          63          92          65          92
Temp          64 63 73 85 89 81 71 66 63 64 75 88 92 84 74 68 65 66 76 88 92 85
Dewpt         63 63 61 60 53 60 62 65 63 64 66 64 63 64 65 67 65 64 65 65 65 66
Min/Max RH                   30         100          38         100          42
RH            94100 66 43 30 49 72100100100 75 46 38 51 75 96100 97 68 47 42 52
Wind Dir       S SW NW  N NE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       5  3  5  6  4  6  5  5  5  5  9 13 14 16 13 10  5  1  3  6  9 11
Heat Index                                                             90 94 87
Clouds        SC B1 SC FW CL FW CL FW SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     46 53 33 11  0  6  4 19 42 54 49 43 36 25 23 21 22 22 24 25 24 23
PoP 12HR                      5           0           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis          F PF                   PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     4     5     5     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2600  4000  2600   900  2100  3700  2700   300  4400  4300
T Wind Dir             NW    NE    SE    SE     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              9     4    13    14    21    26    26     8     6    18


Date          Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17 Fri 03/31/17
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            68      89      71      90      64      88      61      88
Temp          71 69 86 84 73 71 88 83 67 64 84 80 64 62 84 82
Dewpt         68 68 66 67 70 68 55 53 60 55 50 53 54 56 57 61
Max/Min RH         98      48      98      27      87      28      82      37
RH            90 98 52 58 90 91 33 36 80 73 31 39 69 81 39 50
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE      SW       S      NW       E      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC B1 SC B1 SC FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5      10      20      30      20      20       5       5
Rain Shwrs                IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms                     IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ229-252230-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
339 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date             Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17
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          62          94          65          94
Temp          61 57 65 79 87 85 73 67 64 63 71 85 93 92 78 70 67 65 73 85 93 91
Dewpt         43 46 42 42 42 42 48 55 62 62 63 61 55 48 53 59 60 59 57 54 51 50
Min/Max RH                   20          99          21          82          23
RH            52 66 43 27 21 22 40 65 95 97 76 45 28 22 42 68 79 79 58 35 24 25
Wind Dir      SW  N  N  N  N SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  E  E SE  E  E  E NE  E  E
Wind Spd       3  4  8  4  2  3  5  6  6  5  8  9  9  4  5  6  5  3  4  6  6  6
Clouds        CL FW CL CL CL CL CL FW B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      1 10  5  0  0  1  0  9 67 67 53 30 19 12 11 10 13 16 13  9 10 10
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     4     4     6     6     4     5     5
Mixing Hgt           3000  6200  2800   600  3500  6100  3500  1900  5800  7700
T Wind Dir             NE     W    SE    SE    SE     S    SE     E    NE     E
T Wind Spd             14     4    12    14    18    16    13     9     9    12


Date          Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17 Fri 03/31/17
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      91      67      89      60      86      61      90
Temp          73 69 85 89 72 67 83 86 65 60 79 84 65 61 82 88
Dewpt         58 65 65 63 66 63 46 40 42 46 45 44 43 50 50 50
Max/Min RH         89      39      93      18      59      23      69      24
RH            59 88 51 42 83 87 28 20 42 59 30 25 44 68 33 27
Pwind Dir           E      SE      SE       W      NW      NW       E      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5      20      30      20      10       5       0       0
Rain Shwrs          IS IS SC SC IS IS
Tstms               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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