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FOUS54 KCRP 202133
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
333 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

TXZ245-211045-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
333 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE           01/20/17      SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17            MON
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          81          53          71          51
TEMP             66 63 62 61 59 63 75 80 60 57 57 56 54 55 67 71 55 54 53 53 52
DEWPT            65 63 62 61 59 62 62 61 58 57 54 47 41 41 42 43 44 43 42 42 41
MAX/MIN RH                  100          52          99          37          72
RH              100100100100100 97 65 52 94 99 89 72 62 59 41 37 65 69 66 66 69
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW NW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          2  1  1  1  2  4  6  6  6  8 10 12 17 20 24 21 16 11  6  6  4
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        77 76 74 77 81 53 26 24 21 27 32 19  5  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
POP 12HR                     30           5          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC
TSTMS            SC SC
OBVIS            PF PF  F  F F+ F+
LAL                     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     6     5     6     6     5     5
MIXING HGT           1000  1400  1500  2800   700  2400  4500  4100  2100  2100
T WIND DIR              N    SW    SW     W    SW     W    NW    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD              4     8    11    14    14    24    37    35    19    10
FIRE WEATHER                                                A  A


DATE           01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17  FRI 01/27/17
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          69      59    76      61    70      50    62      48    62
TEMP          64 62 60   60 72 64 63   61 68 55 53   51 59 51 50   49 59 52
DEWPT         42 48 55   58 62 63 63   54 51 49 45   41 39 41 41   39 38 40
MIN/MAX RH       37     100    66     100    50      84    45      72    43
RH            43 61 81   95 72 97100   77 54 83 74   68 48 68 71   70 46 65
PWIND DIR         W       S     S      SW     N       N    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       0     5      10    10      10    10       5     5

$$

TXZ231-211045-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
333 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE           01/20/17      SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17            MON
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                      56          83          51          73          45
TEMP             68 62 59 57 56 61 75 83 70 59 57 54 53 54 65 73 62 52 50 47 46
DEWPT            63 61 59 57 56 55 51 48 47 44 41 39 38 36 34 34 35 34 34 34 34
MAX/MIN RH                  100          30          59          24          66
RH               85100100100100 81 43 30 43 56 57 58 57 49 32 24 37 50 54 60 61
WIND DIR          S SE SE  S  S SW  W  W  S  W NW NW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          1  1  1  2  2  4  6  8  5  6  9 12 16 20 21 19 13  8  4  3  2
CLOUDS           SC SC SC B1 B2 SC CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        41 44 48 63 79 41  4 12 20 18 15  9  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1
POP 12HR                      0           5           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS            PF PF  F  F F+ F+
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     6     5     5     6     6     5     5
MIXING HGT           1200   500  2100  3200  4100  2900  5700  5600  4700  2900
T WIND DIR              S     S    SW     W     W    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD              3     4    12    14    13    24    35    32    13     4
FIRE WEATHER                                                A  A


DATE           01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17  FRI 01/27/17
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      53    84      56    73      46    65      42    66
TEMP          64 67 58   55 72 73 61   58 67 63 51   48 58 56 46   43 57 58
DEWPT         36 38 42   49 54 54 54   44 37 38 39   36 34 36 37   35 35 36
MIN/MAX RH       23      90    37      78    26      65    32      77    33
RH            35 34 55   82 54 51 78   59 34 39 62   62 40 46 70   73 44 45
PWIND DIR        SW       S     S       E     N       N    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       0     0       5    10      10    10       5     5

$$

TXZ247-211045-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
333 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE           01/20/17      SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17            MON
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          76          58          71          55
TEMP             66 64 64 63 61 63 73 76 66 63 61 62 58 61 67 71 60 59 58 58 55
DEWPT            66 64 64 63 61 63 62 61 60 59 57 50 44 43 43 45 46 45 44 44 44
MAX/MIN RH                  100          61          91          39          66
RH               99100100100100100 71 61 83 87 84 66 62 51 43 39 59 60 61 60 66
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SE SW NW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          2  2  1  2  2  4  6  5  8  9 11 16 19 23 25 23 18 13 11  9  6
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        77 75 74 77 80 56 32 27 22 26 29 17  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
POP 12HR                     30           5          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC
TSTMS            SC SC
OBVIS            PF PF PF PF PF PF
LAL                     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     5     5     5     6     6     5     5
MIXING HGT           1000  1300   800   700  1200  2500  4400  4100  2800  2600
T WIND DIR             SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD              9     9    13    12    17    28    41    37    24    14
FIRE WEATHER                                                A  A


DATE           01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17  FRI 01/27/17
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          68      62    74      63    70      52    62      51    63
TEMP          64 64 63   62 70 67 65   63 67 58 55   52 59 55 53   51 59 56
DEWPT         42 49 56   59 63 64 64   56 52 51 47   43 41 42 43   42 41 41
MIN/MAX RH       40      93    70      99    53      83    46      70    45
RH            45 59 79   92 77 93 98   80 58 79 74   71 51 63 68   70 50 59
PWIND DIR         W       S     S      SW     N       N    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       0     5      10    10      10    10       5     5

$$

TXZ234-211045-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
333 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE           01/20/17      SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17            MON
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                      58          79          51          72          45
TEMP             67 61 60 59 58 61 73 79 65 57 55 55 52 55 66 70 58 50 48 48 46
DEWPT            65 61 60 59 58 61 62 59 55 52 48 42 37 38 40 41 40 39 38 37 37
MAX/MIN RH                  100          49          83          32          75
RH               95100100100100100 67 49 69 82 77 62 57 52 39 34 52 64 66 66 72
WIND DIR         SE SE SE  S  S SW SW  W  S SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          2  1  1  1  2  4  6  8  5  5  6 10 14 18 20 19 14  9  4  4  4
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        73 74 74 79 84 61 37 35 33 45 57 32  8  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
POP 12HR                     30           5          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC
TSTMS            SC SC
OBVIS            PF PF  F  F F+ F+
LAL                     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           1200  1100  1400  3000  1800  2700  4800  4500  3000  1900
T WIND DIR             NE    SW    SW     W    SW     W    NW    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD              3     5    11    12    11    19    33    32    14     6
FIRE WEATHER                                                A  A


DATE           01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17  FRI 01/27/17
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          71      54    78      58    70      46    62      42    63
TEMP          64 62 56   54 71 67 60   58 67 58 49   47 58 52 45   43 57 52
DEWPT         40 44 50   54 60 61 60   48 46 44 40   36 36 39 36   34 34 38
MIN/MAX RH       33     100    56     100    41      73    39      75    36
RH            42 52 79   99 68 81100   68 47 60 70   65 45 62 72   73 43 59
PWIND DIR        SW       S     S      SW     N       N    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       0     5      10    10      10    10       5     5

$$

TXZ241-211045-
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX
27.74N  98.03W ELEV. 177 FT
333 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE           01/20/17      SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17            MON
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          87          51          75          46
TEMP             68 62 60 58 57 62 77 87 74 62 59 56 53 55 67 75 65 55 52 50 47
DEWPT            65 62 60 58 57 57 52 49 46 44 42 40 38 36 34 33 34 33 33 33 34
MAX/MIN RH                  100          27          58          22          62
RH               91100100100100 82 42 28 37 51 53 55 57 48 29 22 32 43 47 53 59
WIND DIR          S SE SE  S  S SW  W  W  S SW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          2  2  2  3  4  5  6  8  5  6  8 11 14 20 23 20 16  9  4  4  3
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 SC CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        60 58 56 65 73 39  5  6  7  9 10  6  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1
POP 12HR                      0           5           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS
OBVIS            PF PF  F  F F+ F+
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     5     5     5     6     6     6     5
MIXING HGT           1000   500  2000  4000  4800  3100  6200  6200  5400  3500
T WIND DIR             SW     S     W     W     W    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD              3     5    11    11    11    20    36    34    16     5
FIRE WEATHER                                                A  A


DATE           01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17  FRI 01/27/17
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          77      55    85      58    75      48    67      44    67
TEMP          67 69 60   56 76 76 64   59 70 66 54   49 61 59 49   45 60 60
DEWPT         35 38 42   51 54 55 59   46 41 39 41   36 34 36 39   37 36 37
MIN/MAX RH       22      90    35      85    28      62    30      74    32
RH            30 31 52   84 47 49 84   60 35 38 61   61 36 43 68   72 40 43
PWIND DIR        SW       S     S      SE     N       N    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       0     0       5    10      10    10       5     5

$$

TXZ229-211045-
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX
28.46N  99.22W ELEV. 476 FT
333 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE           01/20/17      SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17            MON
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          85          49          74          46
TEMP             74 64 59 56 54 58 72 84 74 61 54 51 49 52 64 74 69 57 50 47 46
DEWPT            54 55 55 55 53 48 44 41 39 38 37 37 36 33 30 29 30 31 31 31 30
MAX/MIN RH                   99          21          61          19          57
RH               49 71 88 98 96 69 36 22 28 42 52 58 60 47 27 19 24 37 47 53 55
WIND DIR          S  S SE  S SW SW  W  W SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          2  2  2  2  2  3  5 11  9 12 14 14 16 19 21 19 13  8  3  2  2
CLOUDS           FW FW SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        19 22 26 38 51 34 16 20 24 18 12  6  1  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  1
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                  PF PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     6     6     5     6     6     6     5
MIXING HGT           1100   200  1700  6000  5900  3100  6400  7100  6500  3400
T WIND DIR              S     S     W     W     W    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD              4     3     8    18    21    26    34    32    12     3
FIRE WEATHER                                                A  A


DATE           01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17  FRI 01/27/17
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          77      52    84      53    73      45    66      43    66
TEMP          64 72 56   52 71 78 57   53 65 68 50   45 57 61 46   43 56 62
DEWPT         31 33 33   42 47 46 45   38 31 33 35   34 32 32 34   35 34 34
MIN/MAX RH       18      74    27      62    21      65    27      73    30
RH            28 23 42   69 43 32 62   56 29 27 56   64 37 32 62   73 42 35
PWIND DIR        SW      SE    SE      NE     N      NE    NE       E    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       0     0       5     0       0     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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