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FOUS54 KCRP 210918
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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
318 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

TXZ245-212215-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
318 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

Date             Tue 11/21/17            Wed 11/22/17            Thu 11/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      78          57          67          47          68
Temp             60 66 75 77 73 67 63 61 57 59 65 67 59 54 51 49 47 55 65 68 60
Dewpt            59 62 61 62 63 63 61 60 54 54 51 49 46 43 41 39 37 35 35 37 39
Min/Max RH                   58          98          52          70          32
RH               95 86 62 59 72 89 91 98 90 83 61 52 60 68 70 69 68 48 32 32 46
Wind Dir          W  W SW  S SE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          2  3  6  6  4  2  6 12 14 16 13 11 10  9  8  6  6  6  8  6  4
Clouds           B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        81 65 61 46 61 66 57 58 41 34 37 16  6  4  3  2  1  2  3  3  2
PoP 12HR                     10          30           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.11           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                   SC SC IS IS
Tstms                        IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     3     2     3     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2300  2100  1900  1700  1500  2500  2200   600  2500  2300
T Wind Dir             SW     S     E     N     N     N     N     N     N     N
T Wind Spd              9     9     9    20    26    19    16    12    12    10


Date               Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            50    72      57    77      58    74      60    75
Temp          53   50 69 66 60   57 75 69 61   58 72 68 62   60 73 70
Dewpt         40   40 44 48 53   53 57 58 58   54 54 55 55   54 57 59
Max/Min RH         69    39      87    53      90    49      83    57
RH            63   69 40 53 78   87 55 69 90   87 52 61 79   83 58 68
Pwind Dir           N    SW       S     S      NE    NE      SE    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ231-212215-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
318 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

Date             Tue 11/21/17            Wed 11/22/17            Thu 11/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      82          54          68          44          71
Temp             55 63 76 82 75 64 58 55 54 59 65 68 58 51 48 46 44 54 68 71 61
Dewpt            54 59 56 54 54 56 57 55 51 50 44 42 39 38 37 36 35 32 29 30 32
Min/Max RH                   38         100          39          70          22
RH               96 88 49 38 48 77 95100 90 73 46 39 49 60 64 69 70 42 23 22 34
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N NE
Wind Spd          1  3  6  5  2  3  5 10 11 12 12 10  6  4  3  3  2  3  3  3  2
Clouds           B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        64 54 35 31 46 45 36 38 39 34 25 11  5  3  2  1  1  2  2  2  2
PoP 12HR                      5          10           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     3     2     5     5     4     4     5
Mixing Hgt            900   900   800   700   600   500   400   200  2600  2300
T Wind Dir             SW    NW     N     N     N     N     N     N     N     N
T Wind Spd              8     6     6    16    21    16     9     4     5     5


Date               Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            46    77      50    81      54    78      53    80
Temp          50   46 74 66 54   50 77 70 58   54 75 68 57   53 77 71
Dewpt         37   37 38 38 47   48 49 48 55   50 48 48 54   52 53 54
Max/Min RH         71    24      92    32      91    34      96    40
RH            59   71 28 35 76   92 37 46 87   87 38 48 87   96 44 54
Pwind Dir           S    SW       S     S       E     E      SE    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       0     5

$$

TXZ247-212215-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
318 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

Date             Tue 11/21/17            Wed 11/22/17            Thu 11/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      77          60          68          51          67
Temp             62 66 74 77 74 70 67 63 60 61 65 68 61 56 54 52 51 57 65 67 62
Dewpt            62 63 63 63 64 65 63 61 57 56 53 51 48 46 44 43 42 39 37 38 41
Min/Max RH                   62          94          55          72          34
RH              100 90 68 62 73 84 89 94 90 82 65 55 62 69 71 72 72 51 35 34 45
Wind Dir          W  W SW  S SE  E  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          3  4  5  6  4  3  8 14 18 19 16 12 12 11 11 10  9  9  8  6  5
Clouds           B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        81 65 61 44 58 64 57 53 41 33 36 17  9  6  3  2  1  2  3  2  2
PoP 12HR                     20          30          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.13           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       IS IS       SC SC SC SC
Tstms                        IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     3     2     2     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2100  2000  2000  1900  1900  3300  3100  1800  2300  2600
T Wind Dir             SW     S     E     N     N     N     N     N     N     N
T Wind Spd              9     9    10    25    29    24    20    17    14    12


Date               Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            54    71      61    76      62    74      63    74
Temp          56   54 69 67 63   61 74 70 64   62 73 70 65   63 73 71
Dewpt         42   44 44 49 55   57 59 60 61   58 56 56 56   57 59 60
Max/Min RH         69    39      84    57      88    54      80    60
RH            60   69 39 53 74   84 59 71 87   87 56 63 74   80 61 68
Pwind Dir           N    SW       S     S       E    NE      SE    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ234-212215-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
318 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

Date             Tue 11/21/17            Wed 11/22/17            Thu 11/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      79          54          67          41          69
Temp             56 65 75 79 72 63 59 57 54 59 64 67 57 49 46 43 41 51 66 69 59
Dewpt            56 60 59 58 59 59 57 57 52 51 47 44 42 39 36 35 33 32 32 35 38
Min/Max RH                   49         100          44          73          28
RH               98 86 58 49 65 88 93100 91 73 54 44 57 67 70 72 73 47 28 29 46
Wind Dir          W SW SW SW  E NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          1  3  6  5  2  4  6 10 13 13 12 11  8  6  5  4  4  5  5  4  2
Clouds           B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        80 71 60 53 71 66 64 62 43 30 25  8  4  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2
PoP 12HR                     10          20           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                   IS IS
Obvis            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     3     3     2     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2400  2200  1900  1500  1200   800   300   200  2500  2100
T Wind Dir              W    SE    NE     N     N     N     N     N     N     N
T Wind Spd              8     8     8    19    24    18    11     8     9     6


Date               Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            44    74      50    80      52    76      53    77
Temp          49   44 71 64 54   50 76 69 57   52 73 67 57   53 75 70
Dewpt         39   38 42 45 49   49 53 54 53   49 50 49 51   50 54 56
Max/Min RH         78    33      96    41      89    40      91    46
RH            70   78 35 49 84   96 44 59 88   88 44 54 83   91 48 61
Pwind Dir          SE    SW       S     S      NE     E      SE    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ241-212215-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
318 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

Date             Tue 11/21/17            Wed 11/22/17            Thu 11/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      83          55          70          44          72
Temp             56 64 78 83 75 64 60 57 55 61 68 70 59 52 48 46 44 54 69 72 62
Dewpt            54 59 57 55 56 59 60 57 53 52 47 45 43 41 40 38 36 33 31 32 34
Min/Max RH                   39         100          41          74          22
RH               93 82 50 39 51 83100 99 92 72 48 41 53 67 72 74 73 44 24 22 35
Wind Dir          W SW SW SW NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE
Wind Spd          1  3  6  5  1  3  5 11 12 14 13 11  8  6  4  4  4  4  5  4  3
Clouds           B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        52 45 41 29 45 47 40 40 48 40 34 20  9  5  2  2  1  1  1  1  1
PoP 12HR                      5          30           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                   SC SC IS IS
Obvis            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     4     2     3     4     4     4     5
Mixing Hgt           1200  1200  1000   900   800   600   500   200  2600  2200
T Wind Dir             SW    SE    NE     N     N     N     N     N     N     N
T Wind Spd             10     6     5    18    25    19    11     8     9     6


Date               Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            46    77      51    82      54    79      54    80
Temp          51   46 74 67 55   51 78 71 59   54 77 69 58   54 77 72
Dewpt         38   37 38 41 49   48 51 53 56   52 52 53 55   52 55 57
Max/Min RH         71    25      92    36      94    39      94    43
RH            61   71 27 38 79   92 39 54 91   93 42 56 90   94 46 59
Pwind Dir           S     S       S     S       E     E      SE    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       0     5

$$

TXZ229-212215-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
318 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

Date             Tue 11/21/17            Wed 11/22/17            Thu 11/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      81          51          69          42          71
Temp             51 57 72 81 75 64 59 54 51 56 65 69 58 51 47 44 42 53 68 71 61
Dewpt            49 53 53 48 47 46 47 46 44 42 40 40 39 37 36 35 34 33 33 35 37
Min/Max RH                   31          78          34          72          26
RH               94 86 51 31 36 52 64 72 78 60 40 34 47 60 66 70 72 47 27 26 40
Wind Dir         SE  S SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NW  W SW  S
Wind Spd          2  2  5  5  3  9 11 11 11 10  9  9  5  3  2  2  2  3  3  2  2
Clouds           B1 B1 FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        63 54 15  7 15 14 15 17 29 27 23 12  7  5  3  2  2  3  4  3  2
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     4     3     5     5     5     4     5
Mixing Hgt            500   500   500   400   300   300   200   100  2700  2300
T Wind Dir              S     W     N     N     N     N     N    NE    NW    SW
T Wind Spd              8     6    13    20    18    11     6     4     5     4


Date               Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            47    77      49    79      53    76      53    77
Temp          51   47 74 66 54   49 76 69 57   53 73 67 57   53 74 69
Dewpt         39   40 41 39 42   43 46 45 47   46 48 45 50   50 53 50
Max/Min RH         78    26      80    30      79    35      91    41
RH            63   78 30 37 63   80 35 42 70   79 40 46 78   91 48 52
Pwind Dir           S     S       S    SE       E     E      SE    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

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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