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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
316 PM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

TXZ245-071030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
316 PM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

DATE           12/06/16      WED 12/07/16            THU 12/08/16            FRI
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          65          50          54          38
TEMP             64 58 56 53 52 55 63 65 59 55 53 52 50 51 53 54 48 43 41 39 38
DEWPT            54 51 52 50 49 51 56 57 59 55 53 52 50 49 46 42 38 35 33 31 31
MAX/MIN RH                   92          75         100          63          74
RH               69 76 87 87 92 89 78 75 98100100100100 92 75 63 70 74 73 73 74
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          4  8  9  8  6  5  5  5  5  6  6 13 14 18 18 17 14 13 13 12 11
CLOUDS           CL B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)         0 72 85 80 85 80 80 77 77 77 77 83 90 92 94 88 82 78 74 62 50
POP 12HR                      0          10          30          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.10        0.01           0
RAIN                                S  S
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC SC SC IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     2     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1700   300  1300  1300   700  2200  2600  3100  2600  1400
T WIND DIR              N     N    NE    NE     N     N     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD              9    10     8     8    11    23    32    28    28    21


DATE           12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16
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          51      46    66      61    72      56    67      56    68
TEMP          49 49 47   46 62 64 62   61 70 66 59   56 65 62 58   56 66 65
DEWPT         31 35 41   45 55 59 62   61 65 64 59   56 58 56 54   54 60 61
MIN/MAX RH       48     100    76     100    80     100    71      97    78
RH            50 58 81   99 79 87100  100 86 96100  100 78 80 88   94 83 89
PWIND DIR        NE      NE     E       S     S      NE     N      NE     E
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   SC B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC B1 SC SC   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR          5      10    20      20    30      20    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS                  IS IS IS   IS SC SC IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-071030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
316 PM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

DATE           12/06/16      WED 12/07/16            THU 12/08/16            FRI
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          47          52          34
TEMP             62 54 50 47 45 49 60 63 57 52 50 48 47 48 51 52 45 39 37 35 34
DEWPT            49 49 47 45 43 47 51 53 55 52 50 48 47 44 41 37 34 31 29 27 26
MAX/MIN RH                   96          71         100          58          73
RH               63 83 90 93 96 92 72 71 95100100100100 87 68 58 68 73 72 72 72
WIND DIR          N  N  N NE NE NE NE  N  N NE  N  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          6  6  6  4  3  3  3  4  3  3  4 10 13 16 16 16 12 10  9  9  8
CLOUDS           CL B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)         0 80 85 80 85 80 80 73 68 71 74 76 78 82 86 87 87 84 80 64 48
POP 12HR                      0          10          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02        0.01           0
DRIZZLE                       O  O
RAIN                                S  S
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2500     0  1800  1600   900  2100  2800  3300  2600   900
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE     N     N    NE     N     N     N
T WIND SPD              9     8     5     6     4    17    28    25    19    14


DATE           12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16
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          48      39    60      53    74      51    68      50    70
TEMP          46 45 41   39 57 58 55   53 70 65 56   51 65 61 54   50 66 64
DEWPT         26 30 28   31 44 52 55   53 63 60 53   49 53 51 48   47 54 57
MIN/MAX RH       44      80    64     100    68      95    56      88    61
RH            45 55 60   74 64 83100  100 78 85 93   94 64 68 81   88 65 78
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      SE     S      NE     N      NE     E
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   SC B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5       5    20      10    20      10     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS                  IS IS         IS IS

$$

TXZ247-071030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
316 PM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

DATE           12/06/16      WED 12/07/16            THU 12/08/16            FRI
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                      57          66          51          56          42
TEMP             66 61 59 58 57 59 64 66 60 56 54 52 51 52 55 56 51 47 45 43 42
DEWPT            56 53 53 52 52 54 57 58 60 56 54 52 51 51 48 44 41 38 36 34 34
MAX/MIN RH                   86          77         100          64          73
RH               70 73 81 82 86 84 78 77100100100100100 96 76 64 69 73 72 72 73
WIND DIR         NW  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          4 10 12 10  8  8  8  6  8 11  9 16 17 20 20 19 18 17 17 16 14
CLOUDS           CL B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)         0 53 84 80 85 80 80 77 77 76 76 81 87 91 95 89 83 77 71 62 52
POP 12HR                      0          10          40          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.10        0.01        0.02
RAIN                                S  S
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     2     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1800  1100  1400  1400   700  2300  2500  3100  3000  2200
T WIND DIR             NW    NE    NE    NE     N     N     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD             10    13    11    11    13    24    34    29    31    27


DATE           12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16
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          52      50    66      64    71      60    67      59    69
TEMP          50 51 50   50 64 65 64   64 70 67 62   60 66 64 61   59 67 66
DEWPT         34 37 44   49 57 60 63   64 66 65 61   59 59 58 56   56 62 62
MIN/MAX RH       52     100    77     100    82      99    74      92    79
RH            54 59 80   96 79 84 98  100 86 93 97   99 79 80 86   89 84 88
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    SE       S     S      NE     N      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   SC B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC B1 B1 SC   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR          5      10    20      20    30      20    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS                  IS IS IS   IS SC SC IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-071030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
316 PM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

DATE           12/06/16      WED 12/07/16            THU 12/08/16            FRI
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          65          47          50          34
TEMP             62 54 50 47 45 50 61 65 58 53 50 48 47 48 50 50 44 40 37 36 34
DEWPT            50 48 47 46 45 48 52 55 56 53 50 48 47 44 41 37 34 31 29 26 25
MAX/MIN RH                  100          69         100          60          71
RH               66 82 90 95100 94 71 69 95100100100100 89 71 60 66 71 70 69 68
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N NE NE NE  N  N NE  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          6  6  6  4  4  3  3  4  4  2  5 11 14 17 18 18 12 11 11 10  8
CLOUDS           B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)        52 79 85 80 85 80 80 76 76 78 80 88 95 89 82 81 80 77 74 57 40
POP 12HR                      0          10          30          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.07           0           0
RAIN                                S  S
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2100   300  2100  1900   700  2200  2900  3300  2100   800
T WIND DIR              N     N    NE    NE     N     N     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD             10     8     5     5     6    21    29    26    23    17


DATE           12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16
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          50      40    64      57    73      53    67      52    69
TEMP          47 46 42   40 60 61 58   57 70 65 57   53 65 61 55   52 66 63
DEWPT         25 29 30   34 50 57 58   57 64 62 56   53 54 52 48   49 57 59
MIN/MAX RH       41      87    68     100    73     100    61      92    69
RH            42 52 62   79 70 86100  100 82 88 97  100 68 72 79   90 73 86
PWIND DIR        NE      NE     E       S     S      NW     N      NE     E
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5       5    20      20    30      20    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS                  IS IS IS   IS SC SC IS   IS

$$

TXZ241-071030-
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX
27.74N  98.03W ELEV. 177 FT
316 PM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

DATE           12/06/16      WED 12/07/16            THU 12/08/16            FRI
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                      48          66          50          53          37
TEMP             68 58 54 51 48 52 63 66 60 55 53 51 50 51 53 53 47 42 40 38 37
DEWPT            51 50 49 49 48 49 54 56 58 55 53 51 50 47 44 40 36 34 32 30 28
MAX/MIN RH                   98          72         100          60          73
RH               55 75 83 93 98 90 73 72 93100100100100 87 71 60 67 73 73 71 70
WIND DIR          N  N  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          5  6  6  4  4  5  3  4  5  4  4 10 13 16 17 16 12 11 10  9  9
CLOUDS           CL CL B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)         0  0 85 80 85 80 80 67 67 72 77 80 83 90 97 91 84 82 80 69 59
POP 12HR                      5          10          20          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02        0.02        0.02
DRIZZLE                       O  O
RAIN                                S  S
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2800   300  2000  1900   800  1800  2800  3300  2600  1000
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE     N     N     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD              9     9     6     8     6    14    28    24    21    14


DATE           12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16
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          49      42    63      57    75      55    70      54    71
TEMP          47 46 44   42 59 60 58   57 72 67 59   55 67 64 57   54 68 66
DEWPT         28 32 30   35 47 55 57   57 64 63 56   53 55 53 51   50 56 59
MIN/MAX RH       47      81    65     100    68      94    58      85    62
RH            47 57 60   76 65 82 97  100 75 85 91   94 65 68 81   85 66 78
PWIND DIR         N       N    NE      SE     S      NE     N      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1
POP 12HR          5       5    20      10    10      10     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS                  IS IS

$$

TXZ229-071030-
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX
28.46N  99.22W ELEV. 476 FT
316 PM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

DATE           12/06/16      WED 12/07/16            THU 12/08/16            FRI
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          60          46          51          35
TEMP             62 54 51 48 45 49 58 60 55 51 49 47 46 47 50 51 45 40 38 36 35
DEWPT            47 47 45 45 43 46 48 52 54 51 49 47 46 41 37 35 33 30 27 25 24
MAX/MIN RH                   92          71         100          53          67
RH               57 77 82 90 92 89 71 74 95100100100 99 79 61 53 63 67 65 64 64
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE NE  E NE NE  E NE  N  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          6  8  6  4  3  3  2  3  4  2  3  6 12 16 14 11  9  8  6  5  5
CLOUDS           CL FW B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)         0 21 85 76 85 80 80 66 66 62 59 69 79 78 76 82 88 84 79 63 47
POP 12HR                      0          10          10          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01           0
DRIZZLE                       O  O
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3300   600  1600  1600  1100  1900  3100  3600  2400   300
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     E    NE    SE     N    NE     N     N     N
T WIND SPD              9     6     4     4     2    12    26    21    12     6


DATE           12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16
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          48      39    57      50    71      50    67      50    68
TEMP          46 45 41   39 54 54 52   50 67 63 54   50 64 60 53   50 65 62
DEWPT         23 27 27   30 38 46 50   50 58 56 49   45 48 48 47   45 51 54
MIN/MAX RH       40      70    55     100    64      86    50      83    57
RH            40 51 58   68 55 73 93  100 73 78 84   82 55 63 78   83 60 74
PWIND DIR        NE       E     E      SE    SW       N    NE       E    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0       5    10      10    10       5     0       5     5

$$

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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