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FOUS54 KCRP 032121
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
321 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

TXZ245-041015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
321 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

DATE           12/03/16      SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16            TUE
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                      59          60          55          66          54
TEMP             60 59 61 63 60 60 59 59 59 60 62 57 56 58 64 66 62 58 58 56 55
DEWPT            58 57 59 59 58 56 55 56 56 56 55 54 55 54 55 54 53 53 52 51 52
MAX/MIN RH                  100          85          97          65          92
RH               94 95 92 87 93 87 86 89 89 87 77 91 97 89 73 65 73 81 81 85 91
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NE NE  N  E  N NW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW
WIND SPD         11 12  8  9  9 10 13 12 13 12 11 13 11 10 12 12 11  8  5  4  5
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 B1 SC FW FW FW CL
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100100100100100100100 97 93 90 55 55 31 24 11  7  4
POP 12HR                     80          80          80          50           5
QPF 12HR                   0.75        0.64        1.11        0.07           0
RAIN SHWRS       NM NM  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O SC SC SC SC
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC
LAL                     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     2     2     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT            800   700  1200  1300  1200  1200  2300  3800  1300   200
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     N    NE    NE     N    NW     W     W     W
T WIND SPD             12    13    17    20    19    18    20    26    18    11


DATE           12/06/16  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16
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          73      60    71      44    51      38    53      44    64
TEMP          70 68 62   60 71 64 57   48 48 47 43   38 50 49 45   44 61 60
DEWPT         56 59 59   58 62 61 51   45 38 35 34   34 33 37 42   44 52 56
MIN/MAX RH       58      95    71      94    55      85    48     100    69
RH            61 73 89   95 72 91 80   92 69 61 70   85 52 64 89  100 72 90
PWIND DIR        SW       S    SE      NE     N       N    NE       E    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL FW FW   SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR          0       5    30      30    10       5     5      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                  SC SC SC   SC                             IS IS

$$

TXZ231-041015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
321 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

DATE           12/03/16      SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16            TUE
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                      54          55          52          65          46
TEMP             56 56 55 55 54 54 55 55 55 54 53 52 52 53 59 65 60 53 51 48 47
DEWPT            54 54 54 53 52 52 52 52 52 51 51 50 50 51 51 50 51 50 48 47 47
MAX/MIN RH                   96          89          95          58         100
RH               94 95 96 95 93 92 89 90 91 89 91 93 93 93 75 58 70 90 90 98 98
WIND DIR         NE NE  N NE  N NE NE NE NE  N  N  N NW NW  W NW  W  W  W  W SW
WIND SPD          8  9  8 10  9 10 10 11 10  9  6  6  8  9 11 10  6  4  3  4  4
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC SC FW FW FW CL CL
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100100100100100100100 94 92 82 42 31 17 10  9  0  1
POP 12HR                     80          80          80          30           5
QPF 12HR                   0.84        0.53        0.50        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS       NM NM  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O SC SC
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT            800   800  1400  1400  1400  1300  3200  4600   300   100
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     N    NW     W     W     W
T WIND SPD             13    13    17    20    17    12    20    25    12    10


DATE           12/06/16  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16
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          76      52    72      40    49      33    52      36    58
TEMP          69 69 54   52 69 67 56   45 43 47 40   33 50 47 38   36 53 52
DEWPT         55 54 52   52 59 56 44   36 29 27 25   25 23 29 30   32 43 49
MIN/MAX RH       48     100    63      79    43      70    34      83    64
RH            61 60 93   99 71 68 65   70 59 47 55   70 35 50 71   83 67 88
PWIND DIR        SW      SE    SE       N     N       N    NE      NE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL FW   FW B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR          0       5    20      20    10       5     5      10    10
RAIN SHWRS                  IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ247-041015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
321 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

DATE           12/03/16      SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16            TUE
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                      61          63          57          66          58
TEMP             62 61 64 69 64 63 61 61 62 63 68 58 58 59 64 66 64 61 60 59 59
DEWPT            62 60 62 61 61 60 58 58 59 60 59 57 56 55 56 54 54 54 53 53 54
MAX/MIN RH                  100          76          97          66          85
RH              100 96 91 76 92 90 89 89 89 88 74 96 95 86 75 66 72 77 78 79 84
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE  N  N NE  N NE NE NE  E  N NW  W  W  W NW  W  W  W
WIND SPD         11 12  9  9  9 13 14 16 17 16 13 13 13 12 13 14 12 11  8  6  6
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 B1 SC FW FW FW CL
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100100100100100100100 96 92 90 58 54 30 20 11  8  5
POP 12HR                     80          80          80          50           5
QPF 12HR                   0.69        0.77        1.14        0.06           0
RAIN SHWRS       NM NM  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O SC SC SC SC
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC
LAL                     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     2     4     4     4     3     3
MIXING HGT            800   800  1100  1300  1400  1400  2100  3600  2200   800
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     N    NW     W     W     W
T WIND SPD             13    14    18    23    23    19    23    28    24    16


DATE           12/06/16  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16
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          73      64    72      47    54      42    55      47    66
TEMP          70 69 65   64 71 63 56   49 50 50 45   42 52 52 50   49 63 62
DEWPT         56 60 61   60 63 62 54   49 41 38 37   38 37 40 45   48 53 57
MIN/MAX RH       59      90    72      98    58      88    53     100    69
RH            61 73 85   89 76 96 90   98 71 64 73   88 58 65 83   98 71 85
PWIND DIR        SW       S    SE      NE     N       N    NE       E    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR          0       5    30      30    10       5     5      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                  SC SC SC   SC                             IS IS

$$

TXZ234-041015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
321 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

DATE           12/03/16      SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16            TUE
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                      53          55          52          64          47
TEMP             55 54 54 54 54 53 53 55 55 55 55 54 52 56 62 64 59 56 54 50 48
DEWPT            54 53 54 54 53 52 52 53 53 52 51 51 51 51 53 52 52 50 48 47 48
MAX/MIN RH                  100          90          96          65         100
RH               96 97100100 95 94 95 92 91 89 87 92 96 82 72 65 76 82 81 90 97
WIND DIR          N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N  N  N NW NW NW  W  W  W  W SW
WIND SPD         10 10  6  9  9 10 12 11 11 10  8  8 10  8 10  9  8  5  3  4  4
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 B1 SC SC FW CL CL
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100100100100100100100 95 95 90 60 61 40 32 12  4  2
POP 12HR                     80          80          80          50           5
QPF 12HR                   0.76        0.59        0.97        0.08           0
RAIN SHWRS       NM NM  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O SC SC SC SC
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC
LAL                     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     4     4     3     3     3
MIXING HGT            700   700  1300  1400  1200   900  2500  4400   200   100
T WIND DIR             NE     N    NE    NE    NE     N    NW     W     W     W
T WIND SPD             12    13    17    19    16    14    18    23    12    10


DATE           12/06/16  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16
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          73      52    70      40    49      33    52      37    61
TEMP          68 66 54   52 68 64 53   43 45 45 37   33 48 45 38   38 58 56
DEWPT         55 55 52   52 59 57 45   38 32 29 25   26 25 31 32   35 47 53
MIN/MAX RH       55      99    70      83    48      75    38      90    66
RH            63 69 91   99 73 80 76   82 58 53 61   75 40 57 80   90 67 88
PWIND DIR        SW      SE    SE      NE     N       N    NE      NE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL FW   FW B1 B1 B1   SC SC FW FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR          0       5    30      30    10       5     5      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                  SC SC SC   SC                             IS IS

$$

TXZ241-041015-
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX
27.74N  98.03W ELEV. 177 FT
321 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

DATE           12/03/16      SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16            TUE
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          57          52          67          49
TEMP             61 59 59 59 58 57 57 57 56 56 55 54 53 53 61 67 63 56 53 51 49
DEWPT            57 56 58 57 55 54 53 54 54 53 52 51 51 53 51 50 51 50 48 48 48
MAX/MIN RH                   96          88         100          54          98
RH               85 91 96 93 92 91 89 89 91 88 88 90 93 98 71 54 66 82 83 89 95
WIND DIR         NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NE NW  N  N NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W SW
WIND SPD         10  9  6  9  9 10 11 11 10  6  8  8 10 10 12 11  6  4  3  3  5
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC SC FW FW FW CL CL
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100100100100100100100 91 89 80 36 30  7  6  9  0  1
POP 12HR                     80          80          80          30           5
QPF 12HR                   0.90        0.45        0.43        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS       NM NM  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O SC SC
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT            700   700  1300  1300  1400  1100  3600  4500   300   100
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE     N    NW     W     W     W    SW
T WIND SPD             12    12    14    18    13    14    23    25    11    10


DATE           12/06/16  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16
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          78      56    75      44    52      35    53      39    61
TEMP          71 71 57   56 72 66 58   48 46 48 40   35 50 47 40   39 56 56
DEWPT         56 55 57   55 61 58 48   41 30 29 26   25 24 31 31   35 44 51
MIN/MAX RH       47      98    62      78    42      67    35      87    61
RH            58 58 97   97 68 75 70   77 55 47 57   67 36 53 70   86 65 82
PWIND DIR         S      SE    SE      NE     N       N    NE      NE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL FW FW   SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0       5    20      20    10       5     5      10    10
RAIN SHWRS                  IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ229-041015-
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX
28.46N  99.22W ELEV. 476 FT
321 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

DATE           12/03/16      SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16            TUE
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                      54          55          51          65          46
TEMP             55 54 54 54 54 54 55 55 55 54 54 51 51 54 60 65 63 56 50 48 47
DEWPT            54 53 52 52 51 52 51 52 52 51 50 49 48 49 49 48 50 48 47 46 47
MAX/MIN RH                   95          86          93          54         100
RH               94 95 93 92 91 93 86 88 90 89 87 93 89 82 66 54 61 75 87 94 97
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NW NW  W NW  W  W SW SW SW
WIND SPD          9  8  9  8  9  9 10 10  6  6  6  5  6  9 11  9  5  4  3  4  4
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 SC SC FW FW FW CL CL
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100100100100100100100 92 85 74 47 29  8  7  8  0  1
POP 12HR                     80          80          80          20           5
QPF 12HR                   0.55        0.48        0.41        0.01           0
RAIN SHWRS        O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     2     3     4     4     3
MIXING HGT            900  1300  1600  1600  1600  1200  4300  4100   200   100
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE     N     N     W     W     W    SW
T WIND SPD             12    13    19    19    12    11    21    23    10    10


DATE           12/06/16  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16
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          76      52    69      40    50      34    53      37    58
TEMP          69 71 55   52 65 63 53   44 46 46 39   34 48 49 40   37 53 56
DEWPT         53 51 50   51 55 51 42   34 28 26 25   25 23 27 28   30 40 45
MIN/MAX RH       44      97    58      74    39      71    34      72    57
RH            57 49 83   97 70 65 65   69 48 45 56   71 38 42 62   76 61 68
PWIND DIR        SW       E    SE       N     N      NE    NE       E    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL FW   FW B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0       5    10       5     5       5     5      10     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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