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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
305 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

TXZ245-232215-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
305 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date             Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17
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          64          83          52          70
Temp             59 67 79 82 73 69 68 65 66 68 79 83 75 65 59 56 52 58 66 70 62
Dewpt            59 64 65 65 65 66 66 65 65 67 61 52 53 50 48 47 47 47 47 47 48
Min/Max RH                   58         100          35          82          45
RH              100 91 63 58 77 90 93100 96 93 55 35 47 58 66 71 82 67 49 45 60
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW SW NW  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E
Wind Spd          6  9 11 12 13 12 12 11 10  5  3 11  5  6  8  9  9 11 12 11 10
Heat Index                84
Clouds           CL FW FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
Clouds(%)         5 10  9  5  9 22 25 29 39 44 25  4  0  0  1  0  0  2  5  6  7
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     4     4     4     4     5     5     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt            900   900   500   600  1700  2600   200   200  2700  2900
T Wind Dir              S    SE     S     S     W     N     N    NE     E     E
T Wind Spd             12    18    20    16     6    10     6    11    16    16


Date               Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
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            58    75      67    78      68    79      66    76
Temp          60   60 74 70 70   67 76 73 70   68 78 71 71   66 72 68
Dewpt         50   58 62 65 65   66 67 66 67   67 69 68 68   66 59 55
Max/Min RH         93    67      98    70      98    71     100    53
RH            71   93 67 83 84   96 75 82 92   98 76 88 90   99 64 63
Pwind Dir           E    SE       S     S      SE     S       S    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 SC
PoP 12HR            0    20      20    20      10    10      10    30
Rain Shwrs            IS IS IS   IS IS IS                       SC SC
Tstms                 IS IS IS   IS IS IS                       SC SC

$$

TXZ231-232215-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
305 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date             Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17
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                      96          59          88          48          76
Temp             55 64 85 95 88 80 72 62 63 66 80 87 78 62 54 51 48 59 72 75 66
Dewpt            49 54 52 49 54 61 60 59 57 55 42 35 37 39 40 39 38 36 36 37 40
Min/Max RH                   21          95          15          69          24
RH               81 69 32 21 31 52 67 90 80 68 26 16 22 42 58 65 68 44 27 25 39
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S SW NW  N NW  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  E  E
Wind Spd          5  9  9 11  9 10 10 10  2  6 11 12  6  5  5  5  5  8  9  9  9
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         4  4  1  2  3  8 10  9 22 29  0  1  1  1  1  1  1  4  6  7  9
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                  5     5     5     4     5     5     5     5     4     5
Mixing Hgt           1300  3200   400   600  2600  4300   300   100  3200  4900
T Wind Dir              S     S    SE     S    NW    NW     N    NE     E    SE
T Wind Spd              9    13    10     8    10    13     4     5    12    13


Date               Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
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            52    80      61    86      64    89      62    81
Temp          55   53 75 75 65   61 79 78 67   64 84 81 66   63 77 75
Dewpt         45   52 60 62 62   61 62 61 64   64 66 63 65   60 47 44
Max/Min RH         98    52     100    43     100    45      99    28
RH            71   98 59 63 92  100 56 56 94  100 56 55 97   90 36 34
Pwind Dir           E    SE       S     S      SE     S      SE     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0    20      10     5      10    10       5    10
Rain Shwrs            IS IS
Tstms                 IS IS

$$

TXZ247-232215-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
305 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date             Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17
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                      76          66          78          58          70
Temp             63 68 74 76 73 70 68 66 67 68 75 77 76 70 65 61 58 62 68 70 63
Dewpt            63 65 65 66 66 67 66 65 66 67 63 56 57 54 52 51 51 50 49 49 50
Min/Max RH                   71         100          48          77          49
RH               99 92 74 71 80 91 92 97 99 94 66 48 52 58 64 70 77 65 52 50 64
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S SW NW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E
Wind Spd          9 10 11 12 14 14 14 13 12  8  3 10  5  8 10 11 11 12 13 13 12
Clouds           CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         5  9  9  7  8 18 20 19 36 44 30  6  0  0  1  0  0  3  6  7  8
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     4     4     4     4     5     5     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt            400   400   500   500  1500  1200   200   800  2100  2500
T Wind Dir              S    SE     S     S     W     N     N    NE     E     E
T Wind Spd             11    14    21    18     8     6     8    17    21    17


Date               Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
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            61    74      68    76      69    78      67    75
Temp          62   63 74 70 71   68 74 72 70   69 77 71 73   67 71 68
Dewpt         53   60 63 65 66   67 67 67 68   68 69 68 69   67 61 57
Max/Min RH         88    69      97    77      97    74      98    57
RH            71   88 69 86 86   97 81 87 94   97 76 90 88   98 71 68
Pwind Dir           E    SE       S     S      SE     S       S    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   SC B1 SC
PoP 12HR            0    10      20    20      10    10      10    30
Rain Shwrs                  IS   IS IS IS                       SC SC
Tstms                       IS   IS IS IS                       SC SC

$$

TXZ234-232215-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
305 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date             Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17
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                      87          62          83          45          71
Temp             54 66 81 87 80 70 67 62 66 67 79 83 72 56 50 47 45 54 67 71 60
Dewpt            54 61 63 61 64 64 63 62 62 62 54 42 46 43 41 40 39 39 39 41 43
Min/Max RH                   41         100          23          81          33
RH              100 85 54 41 58 80 88100 89 83 42 23 39 61 70 76 79 56 36 34 54
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  W  W NW NW  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  E  E
Wind Spd          5  8 10 12 11  9  9  9  6  5  5 11  6  5  5  5  6  8 10  9  8
Heat Index                   82
Clouds           FW SC CL CL CL SC SC B1 SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         6 27  3  2  4 34 39 52 46 48 18  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  5  8
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     5     5     5     4     4     5
Mixing Hgt           1800  1800   700   600  1500  3700   200   100  2800  4500
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S     S    NW    NW     N    NE     E    SE
T Wind Spd              8    18    16    11     5    11     6     6    12    11


Date               Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
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            51    76      64    81      65    82      64    77
Temp          51   52 74 71 66   64 77 75 67   66 79 72 68   64 73 69
Dewpt         42   50 58 63 64   64 64 65 65   66 69 67 68   63 52 50
Max/Min RH         92    58     100    57     100    64     100    40
RH            71   92 59 76 90  100 64 71 93  100 70 85100   97 49 49
Pwind Dir           E    SE       S     S      SE     S       S     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC B1 B1   SC B1 B1 SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC
PoP 12HR            0    20      10    20      10    10      10    20
Rain Shwrs            IS IS         IS IS                       IS IS
Tstms                 IS IS         IS IS                       IS IS

$$

TXZ241-232215-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
305 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date             Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17
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                      97          62          90          49          78
Temp             55 67 88 95 88 77 69 63 65 69 84 89 80 63 55 52 49 61 74 77 67
Dewpt            50 54 51 47 54 60 60 59 59 57 45 34 37 39 40 40 40 40 40 42 45
Min/Max RH                   20          91          13          72          27
RH               84 64 28 20 31 56 72 88 81 64 26 14 21 41 57 65 71 46 29 28 45
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S SW  W  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  E  E
Wind Spd          5  9 10 11 10 10  9  9  8  5 12 13  9  6  5  4  5  8 10 11 11
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         4  2  2  1  3  7  7  8 19 22  0  2  1  1  1  1  1  4  6  9 12
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     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           1600  4000   400   500  2400  4600   300   100  4300  5100
T Wind Dir              S     S    SE     S    NW     N    NW    NE     E     E
T Wind Spd              9    14    11     9    12    16     4     5    10    14


Date               Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
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            56    83      63    87      66    91      65    83
Temp          57   56 80 79 68   63 83 80 69   66 86 82 69   65 79 76
Dewpt         50   56 61 62 63   63 63 63 67   66 66 63 66   63 52 48
Max/Min RH         98    48     100    44     100    42      98    31
RH            77   98 53 56 86  100 53 56 96  100 51 53 91   95 39 38
Pwind Dir           E    SE      SE    SE      SE     S       S    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0    20      10    10      10    10       5    20
Rain Shwrs            IS IS                                     IS IS
Tstms                 IS IS                                     IS IS

$$

TXZ229-232215-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
305 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date             Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17
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                     100          57          88          44          76
Temp             54 66 89 98 94 82 71 60 58 64 81 87 81 64 54 49 44 56 71 76 73
Dewpt            43 46 41 37 39 43 47 47 48 43 30 24 24 26 29 32 34 33 33 33 34
Min/Max RH                   12          72           9          66          20
RH               67 48 18 12 15 25 42 61 70 46 16 10 12 24 38 52 66 42 25 20 24
Wind Dir         SE  S  S  S SE SE  S SW  N NW  N NW  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  E  E
Wind Spd          4  3  9  6  3  5  8  5  4 10 12 13  8  5  4  4  5  8  9 10  9
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  3  0  3  2  1  0  0 14 10  0  0  4  2  0  2  4  4  5  7 10
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     6     6     5     5     5     5     5     5     4
Mixing Hgt           1300  3400   300   100  3900  4800   200   100  3100  5500
T Wind Dir              S    SW     S     E    NW    NW    NW    NE     E    SE
T Wind Spd              4     9     4     3    11    17     5     4    12    12


Date               Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
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            52    81      58    87      63    90      60    82
Temp          56   52 69 80 68   58 77 83 67   63 81 85 71   60 72 79
Dewpt         41   49 56 57 60   56 56 52 60   63 62 52 56   49 40 37
Max/Min RH         91    44      93    31     100    30      67    21
RH            56   90 64 46 77   93 49 34 77  100 53 32 60   65 30 23
Pwind Dir           E    SE      SE    SE      SE     S      SE    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 SC FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12HR            0    10       5     5       5    10       5    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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