Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37
000
FOUS54 KCRP 220847
PFWCRP

Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
347 AM CDT Mon May 22 2017

TXZ245-222215-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
347 AM CDT Mon May 22 2017

Date             Mon 05/22/17            Tue 05/23/17            Wed 05/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      85          74          86          66          82
Temp          76 75 80 84 85 82 78 77 76 74 79 84 86 79 71 69 67 66 75 81 82 78
Dewpt         73 73 73 74 74 73 73 73 71 72 72 72 71 70 68 66 63 60 58 56 56 57
Min/Max RH                   69          95          61          91          41
RH            94 93 79 72 69 75 83 87 87 95 77 68 61 76 91 89 87 82 55 43 41 48
Wind Dir       E  E SE SE SE SE  E  E  N  N NE  E  E SE NE  N  N  N  N  N  E SE
Wind Spd       5  5  5  8  8  5  4  4  4  3  4  6  5  5  9 12 11  9  8  6  5  5
Heat Index             91 92 88                90 91
Clouds        OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     92 98 96 93 87 81 85 89 87 86 78 71 72 74 77 81 58 36 27 18 14  9
PoP 12HR                     90          40          30          30           5
QPF 12HR                   0.81        0.38        0.09        0.03           0
Rain Shwrs    NM  O  O NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms         NM  O  O NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
LAL                     5     4     3     3     3     3     3     2     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     5
Mixing Hgt           2300  3300  2300  1100  3100  3000  2500  1200  4600  4500
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     E    NE    NE     E    NE     N     N     E
T Wind Spd             11    12     9     8     9     9    17    19    12    10


Date          Thu 05/25/17 Fri 05/26/17 Sat 05/27/17 Sun 05/28/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            69      85      77      87      78      87      78      87
Temp          71 69 84 83 78 77 86 84 79 78 86 84 80 78 86 84
Dewpt         61 66 69 71 72 73 74 74 75 76 75 75 75 76 75 74
Max/Min RH         91      61      90      68      94      68      93      67
RH            71 91 61 69 82 90 69 73 89 94 69 75 86 93 70 73
Pwind Dir          SE       S       S       S      SE       S      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            0       5       5      10      10       5      10      10

$$

TXZ231-222215-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
347 AM CDT Mon May 22 2017

Date             Mon 05/22/17            Tue 05/23/17            Wed 05/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      86          70          88          63          86
Temp          72 72 77 84 86 82 75 73 72 71 79 85 88 81 71 68 65 63 77 84 86 80
Dewpt         71 70 71 72 72 72 71 71 70 70 72 70 68 67 65 63 61 59 57 55 53 53
Min/Max RH                   64          98          52          87          33
RH            94 94 85 67 64 72 89 96 95 97 77 60 52 62 82 84 87 86 51 37 33 39
Wind Dir      NE NE NE  E NE  E  E  E NE NE NE  E NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  E SE
Wind Spd       4  4  5  5  5  5  4  4  5  4  4  5  6  6  8  6  6  4  4  4  4  4
Heat Index             90 92 87                90 92 83
Clouds        OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     93100 97 94 92 90 84 79 81 84 72 59 69 79 80 82 65 48 33 19 15 11
PoP 12HR                     60          30          30          20           5
QPF 12HR                   0.22        0.18        0.13        0.05           0
Rain Shwrs    NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS
Tstms         NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS
LAL                     4     4     3     3     3     3     2     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     4     3     3     3     3     4     5     6
Mixing Hgt           4900  6600  4000   900  3300  3100  2100  1300  5400  5300
T Wind Dir              E     E     E    NE    NE    NE    NE     N     N     E
T Wind Spd              9    10     9     8     8    11    13    10     8     8


Date          Thu 05/25/17 Fri 05/26/17 Sat 05/27/17 Sun 05/28/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            65      91      75      93      76      96      77      94
Temp          69 65 89 86 78 75 92 88 79 76 94 90 80 77 93 89
Dewpt         59 63 69 69 72 73 72 73 73 75 71 72 74 75 71 71
Max/Min RH         92      50      93      50      96      45      95      46
RH            70 92 52 58 82 93 52 60 82 96 47 56 82 95 48 55
Pwind Dir          SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC
PoP 12HR            0       5       5      10      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ247-222215-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
347 AM CDT Mon May 22 2017

Date             Mon 05/22/17            Tue 05/23/17            Wed 05/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      85          76          85          70          81
Temp          77 76 81 83 85 82 80 79 77 76 81 84 85 79 74 72 71 70 76 80 81 79
Dewpt         74 74 73 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 73 72 72 70 69 68 65 62 59 57 57 59
Min/Max RH                   71          91          65          86          45
RH            93 92 78 73 71 77 82 87 87 91 78 69 65 75 86 86 82 76 56 46 45 51
Wind Dir       E SE SE SE SE SE  E  E NE  N NE  E  E SE  E  N  N  N  N NE  E SE
Wind Spd       8  6  8  8  8  6  5  5  4  4  5  6  5  5 10 14 13 11  9  6  6  6
Heat Index          86 90 92 88             85 89 91
Clouds        OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     90100 96 93 82 71 81 90 89 87 77 68 70 72 77 82 59 36 27 19 14  9
PoP 12HR                     90          50          30          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.73        0.44        0.05        0.03           0
Rain Shwrs    NM  O  O NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms         NM  O  O NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
LAL                     5     4     3     3     3     3     3     2     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     5
Mixing Hgt           2100  2400  1800  1300  2400  2500  2400  1600  3900  4200
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     E    NE    NE    SE    NE     N     N     E
T Wind Spd             14    13    10     8    10    10    19    24    16    11


Date          Thu 05/25/17 Fri 05/26/17 Sat 05/27/17 Sun 05/28/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            73      84      78      85      79      86      79      86
Temp          74 73 83 82 79 78 85 84 80 79 85 84 81 79 85 83
Dewpt         62 67 69 72 73 74 75 75 76 76 75 75 76 76 76 75
Max/Min RH         82      64      86      72      90      72      90      72
RH            66 82 64 70 81 86 72 76 88 90 73 76 86 90 74 76
Pwind Dir          SE       S       S       S      SE       S      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC
PoP 12HR            0       5       5      10      10       5      10      10

$$

TXZ234-222215-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
347 AM CDT Mon May 22 2017

Date             Mon 05/22/17            Tue 05/23/17            Wed 05/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      84          70          86          62          84
Temp          73 72 78 83 84 82 75 73 72 71 79 82 85 79 69 66 64 62 75 82 84 78
Dewpt         71 70 72 72 73 72 72 70 69 69 71 70 68 67 65 63 60 58 56 55 55 55
Min/Max RH                   69          96          55          89          37
RH            94 95 83 70 69 73 88 91 92 94 75 67 56 68 88 88 88 85 52 39 37 45
Wind Dir      NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E
Wind Spd       5  4  4  5  6  5  4  4  5  4  5  6  6  6  8  8  6  5  5  4  4  3
Heat Index             88 90 87                85 89
Clouds        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     94100 97 95 91 88 88 87 86 84 77 69 77 84 84 84 58 33 26 19 16 13
PoP 12HR                    100          40          40          20           5
QPF 12HR                   0.91        0.10        0.16        0.03           0
Rain Shwrs    NM  O  O NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms         NM  O  O NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
LAL                     5     4     3     3     3     3     2     2     1     1
Haines                  3     4     3     3     3     3     3     4     5     5
Mixing Hgt           4300  4600  2000  1000  3200  2800  1100   600  4600  4600
T Wind Dir              E     E    NE     N    NE     N     N     N     N    NE
T Wind Spd              9    11     9     9    10    12    13    12    10     8


Date          Thu 05/25/17 Fri 05/26/17 Sat 05/27/17 Sun 05/28/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            65      87      75      89      76      90      76      90
Temp          68 65 86 84 77 75 88 85 78 76 89 86 79 76 89 86
Dewpt         59 63 67 70 70 72 72 72 74 74 72 73 74 74 72 72
Max/Min RH         94      54      92      58      95      54      94      54
RH            73 94 54 63 81 92 60 65 88 95 56 64 86 94 56 63
Pwind Dir          SE       S       S       S      SE       S       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC
PoP 12HR            0       5       5      10      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ241-222215-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
347 AM CDT Mon May 22 2017

Date             Mon 05/22/17            Tue 05/23/17            Wed 05/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      88          71          91          66          87
Temp          73 73 79 86 88 84 77 74 73 72 83 89 91 83 73 70 67 66 78 85 87 81
Dewpt         72 72 72 73 74 74 72 73 71 71 73 71 70 69 68 66 64 61 58 56 56 56
Min/Max RH                   63         100          50          90          35
RH            97 95 81 66 63 72 87 97 95 98 70 55 50 64 86 89 88 85 50 37 35 42
Wind Dir       E NE  E SE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E NE  N  N  N  N  N  E  E
Wind Spd       4  4  4  5  5  6  4  3  3  3  4  5  6  6 10 12 10  5  5  5  6  8
Heat Index             94 97 91             89 94 97 87
Clouds        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     92100 95 90 89 89 89 88 84 80 75 70 74 78 78 78 64 51 35 19 17 15
PoP 12HR                     60          30          30          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.30        0.22        0.08        0.07           0
Rain Shwrs    NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms         NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
LAL                     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     2     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     4     4     3     2     5     5
Mixing Hgt           5800  6700  3500  1100  3500  3400  2600  1400  5400  5500
T Wind Dir              E     E     E    NE    NE     E    NE     N     N     E
T Wind Spd              9    10     8     5     8    11    18    17    10    12


Date          Thu 05/25/17 Fri 05/26/17 Sat 05/27/17 Sun 05/28/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            67      92      76      95      77      96      77      96
Temp          70 67 90 87 78 76 94 90 80 77 95 91 80 77 94 90
Dewpt         60 64 69 71 72 73 72 74 75 75 71 73 74 75 71 72
Max/Min RH         89      49      91      49      94      46      94      45
RH            70 89 51 58 81 91 51 59 84 94 47 57 82 94 47 56
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC
PoP 12HR            0       5       5      10       5       5      10      10

$$

TXZ229-222215-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
347 AM CDT Mon May 22 2017

Date             Mon 05/22/17            Tue 05/23/17            Wed 05/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      87          71          90          63          87
Temp          72 71 74 81 85 86 78 75 72 72 81 86 90 82 71 68 65 63 77 85 87 81
Dewpt         67 67 68 70 70 70 68 70 69 69 70 68 67 65 63 61 60 58 56 54 53 52
Min/Max RH                   58          93          47          84          31
RH            86 87 83 70 61 59 71 84 90 90 69 55 47 58 77 80 83 84 48 35 31 37
Wind Dir      NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E NE  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  N NW  N NE  E SE
Wind Spd       6  6  6  5  5  6  4  5  4  4  4  5  8  9  8  6  4  3  3  4  4  5
Heat Index             84 90 91             84 90 93 84
Clouds        OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     94 96 97 99 87 76 76 77 78 79 76 73 74 76 71 66 57 47 34 21 18 14
PoP 12HR                     40          30          20          30           5
QPF 12HR                   0.12        0.02        0.06        0.05           0
Rain Shwrs    NM SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS SC SC
Tstms         NM SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS SC SC
LAL                     3     3     3     2     2     3     3     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     4     3     3     4     3     4     5     6
Mixing Hgt           2600  5300  3700   800  4000  3800  2300   500  5100  5000
T Wind Dir             NE    NE     E    NE     E    NE    NE     N     N     E
T Wind Spd             11    10     9     8     8    13    13     8     6     9


Date          Thu 05/25/17 Fri 05/26/17 Sat 05/27/17 Sun 05/28/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            67      94      75      98      77      98      76      97
Temp          70 67 92 89 78 75 96 92 81 77 96 92 80 76 96 91
Dewpt         56 61 69 68 69 71 70 68 70 72 70 68 70 73 69 67
Max/Min RH         80      44      88      39      86      39      89      38
RH            59 80 47 50 74 88 43 46 71 86 43 46 71 89 42 45
Pwind Dir          SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC FW SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
PoP 12HR            0       5       5      10      10      10      10      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


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.