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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
312 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

TXZ245-142215-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
312 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date             Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17
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                      68          48          53          47          59
Temp             52 59 65 67 62 60 57 53 51 47 53 53 51 49 48 47 47 50 57 59 55
Dewpt            48 53 55 56 56 53 48 46 42 42 41 40 40 40 40 40 40 42 45 48 51
Min/Max RH                   66          82          62          77          65
RH               86 81 68 68 82 80 73 78 71 83 65 62 66 73 76 76 77 75 65 68 84
Wind Dir         NW NE  E  E NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE
Wind Spd          2  2  2  4  5  8 11 16 16 14 12  9  8  5  5  5  6  6  8  8  8
Clouds           SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
Clouds(%)        44 68 75 97 97100100 99100 99 93 92 93 87 81 86 91 95 98 98 97
PoP 12HR                     10          70          60          10          60
QPF 12HR                      0        0.11        0.12           0        0.11
Rain                       S  C  C  O  O
Rain Shwrs                               NM NM SC SC             SC SC NM NM NM
Tstms                                                            IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  4     4     4     4     2     4     3     2     2     2
Mixing Hgt           1900  2600   700  1600  1600  2400  2100  1400  1300  1100
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE     N     N     N     N     N    NE    NE
T Wind Spd              3     8    16    26    25    17    10    10    12    14


Date               Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17
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    66      54    66      53    68      52    68
Temp          51   50 63 62 57   54 64 61 56   53 65 61 55   52 65 63
Dewpt         51   50 56 58 57   54 55 55 54   51 54 52 53   50 53 54
Max/Min RH        100    74     100    68      93    60      96    61
RH           100  100 78 88100  100 73 80 93   93 67 72 96   94 65 73
Pwind Dir          NW     N       E    NE      NE     N      NE    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12HR           70    20      20    30      20    20      20    10
Rain Shwrs    NM   NM IS IS IS   IS SC SC IS   IS IS IS IS   IS
Tstms         IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-142215-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
312 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date             Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17
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                      71          46          55          43          55
Temp             46 54 66 71 65 58 55 52 47 47 54 55 51 47 46 44 43 46 53 55 51
Dewpt            42 48 52 51 52 47 43 41 39 38 36 35 35 37 38 38 38 38 39 42 45
Min/Max RH                   50          74          47          83          58
RH               86 79 59 50 63 67 62 67 73 70 51 47 56 67 74 79 83 74 58 61 80
Wind Dir          E  E SE  E NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NE NW  W NW  N NE  E NE NE
Wind Spd          1  1  3  3  5  8 11 14 12 10  9  8  3  3  2  2  2  3  3  4  4
Clouds           SC B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
Clouds(%)        39 72 84 84 96 94 96 99100 97 90 88 83 85 88 90 92 95 98 97 96
PoP 12HR                      5          70          40          10          60
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06        0.04           0        0.13
Rain                          C  C  O  O
Rain Shwrs                               SC SC IS IS             SC SC NM NM NM
Tstms                                                            IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  4     4     4     3     3     4     4     4     2     2
Mixing Hgt           2300  2800   800  1800  1600  1200  1100   700  2100  1900
T Wind Dir             SE     E    NE     N     N     N    NW    NW    NE    NE
T Wind Spd              3     8    16    23    19    10     5     4     5     6


Date               Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17
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    69      50    68      48    70      48    71
Temp          46   44 64 61 54   50 65 60 52   48 66 61 52   48 67 63
Dewpt         46   44 54 55 52   50 53 51 47   47 49 47 47   47 50 49
Max/Min RH        100    63     100    58      96    46      96    47
RH           100  100 70 80 93  100 65 73 85   96 55 58 84   96 55 59
Pwind Dir           N    SW       E    NE      NE     N      NE     E
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           60    10      20    20      20    10      10    10
Rain Shwrs    NM   NM       IS   IS IS IS IS   IS
Tstms         IS   IS

$$

TXZ247-142215-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
312 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date             Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17
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                      67          55          55          52          61
Temp             57 61 65 65 63 62 59 56 55 51 54 54 53 52 52 52 52 54 59 61 58
Dewpt            54 56 56 57 58 56 51 49 45 44 44 43 41 41 41 42 43 44 47 50 52
Min/Max RH                   73          84          63          73          65
RH               89 83 74 75 83 82 75 79 69 79 69 66 63 65 67 69 72 72 65 67 82
Wind Dir          W NE NE  E NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE
Wind Spd          2  2  3  5  8  9 13 18 19 17 14 12 10  8  6  8  8  9 10 11 11
Clouds           B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV
Clouds(%)        55 64 72 97 97100100 99100100 93 93 95 91 87 89 91 95 99 98 97
PoP 12HR                     10          70          70          10          60
QPF 12HR                      0        0.18        0.17           0        0.11
Rain                       S  C  C  O  O
Rain Shwrs                               NM NM SC SC             SC SC NM NM NM
Tstms                                                            IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  4     4     4     4     2     4     2     2     2     2
Mixing Hgt           1600  2000  1200  1900  2000  2400  2300  2200  2100  1400
T Wind Dir              N    NE    NE     N     N     N     N     N    NE    NE
T Wind Spd              4    10    19    31    31    21    14    13    17    19


Date               Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17
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            53    66      58    66      56    67      56    67
Temp          54   53 64 63 59   58 64 62 58   56 65 63 58   56 65 64
Dewpt         54   53 58 59 59   57 56 56 56   56 55 54 54   52 55 56
Max/Min RH        100    77     100    71      98    63      89    66
RH           100  100 81 88 99   99 75 80 93   98 69 72 86   89 70 75
Pwind Dir          NW     N       E    NE      NE     N      NE    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12HR           70    20      20    30      20    20      20    10
Rain Shwrs    NM   NM IS IS IS   IS SC SC IS   IS IS IS IS   IS
Tstms         IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-142215-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
312 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date             Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17
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                      69          45          55          42          56
Temp             46 54 65 68 61 55 52 49 46 49 55 55 50 46 45 43 42 46 54 56 53
Dewpt            42 47 50 50 49 45 43 41 36 37 36 36 36 37 37 37 36 37 39 43 46
Min/Max RH                   51          74          49          79          58
RH               85 79 57 51 66 69 69 74 68 63 50 50 60 70 76 78 79 73 58 61 79
Wind Dir         NW  N NW  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E NE NE
Wind Spd          2  1  1  2  5  8 10 14 11 11 10  8  5  4  3  2  3  4  5  6  6
Clouds           SC SC B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
Clouds(%)        34 35 75 91 95 96 98100100 96 91 84 83 79 74 81 88 93 97 97 97
PoP 12HR                      5          60          30          10          60
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.02           0        0.10
Rain                          S  S  O  O
Rain Shwrs                               SC SC IS IS             SC SC NM NM NM
Tstms                                                            IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  4     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     2     2
Mixing Hgt           2400  3500   600  1400  1300  2400  2100   300  1500  1300
T Wind Dir             NW     N     N     N     N     N     N     N    NE    NE
T Wind Spd              2     6    14    19    19    13     6     4     8    11


Date               Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17
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    68      50    67      48    69      47    69
Temp          49   47 64 61 54   50 64 60 52   48 66 61 51   47 65 62
Dewpt         48   47 55 56 53   50 53 53 52   47 53 51 50   46 51 51
Max/Min RH        100    67     100    61     100    55      97    53
RH            98  100 73 84 99  100 68 77100   96 64 71 95   97 60 67
Pwind Dir           N    SW       E     N      NE     N      NE    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV   B2 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR           70    20      20    30      20    20      20    10
Rain Shwrs    NM   NM IS IS IS   IS SC SC IS   IS IS IS IS   IS
Tstms         IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ241-142215-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
312 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date             Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17
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                      72          46          52          44          56
Temp             48 55 67 71 65 60 57 54 51 50 52 52 49 47 46 45 44 47 54 56 52
Dewpt            45 51 53 52 54 54 49 46 43 42 40 39 38 39 39 40 40 40 42 45 47
Min/Max RH                   51          81          60          86          64
RH               87 84 61 51 66 81 75 74 75 74 64 60 65 73 78 82 86 79 64 66 85
Wind Dir          N  E  S SE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  N  N NE  N  N
Wind Spd          1  1  4  4  4  6 11 14 13 12 10  8  5  4  3  3  4  4  5  5  6
Clouds           SC OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
Clouds(%)        47 89 94 89 98100 99100100100 93 92 91 90 89 92 94 96 99 98 97
PoP 12HR                     10          80          60          30          60
QPF 12HR                      0        0.20        0.14        0.07        0.12
Rain                       S  C  C  O  O              S  S  C  C
Rain Shwrs                               NM NM SC SC             NM NM NM NM NM
Tstms                                                            IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  4     5     4     4     2     4     2     2     2     2
Mixing Hgt           2100  3300   900  2200  2100  1800  1600   700  1500  1400
T Wind Dir              E     E    NE     N     N     N    NW    NW     N     N
T Wind Spd              4     9    16    23    21    13     8     6     8    10


Date               Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17
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    69      53    69      50    71      50    72
Temp          47   46 65 63 56   53 66 62 54   50 67 63 54   50 68 64
Dewpt         47   46 55 56 52   52 54 54 50   49 51 49 50   48 51 51
Max/Min RH        100    65      97    59      96    48      95    47
RH           100  100 70 80 85   97 65 75 86   96 56 61 86   95 54 61
Pwind Dir          NW    NE       E     N      NE     N      NE     E
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2   B1 SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12HR           60    10      20    20      20    20      20    10
Rain Shwrs    NM   NM       IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS IS   IS
Tstms         IS   IS

$$

TXZ229-142215-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
312 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date             Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17
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                      68          46          56          43          54
Temp             45 51 63 68 64 58 55 51 49 49 53 55 51 47 46 44 43 46 52 54 49
Dewpt            41 42 43 43 44 42 39 39 36 37 34 34 35 36 37 38 39 38 39 40 42
Min/Max RH                   40          64          43          84          59
RH               84 71 47 40 49 56 54 63 62 63 49 43 53 64 71 78 84 76 60 60 76
Wind Dir          E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N SE  S SW SW  S  S SE SE  E
Wind Spd          2  2  2  3  5  8 11 13 10  8  6  4  3  3  3  3  2  3  4  4  4
Clouds           SC B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
Clouds(%)        37 72 83 91 97100 99100 98 93 86 84 83 80 77 84 91 94 97 95 92
PoP 12HR                      5          60          30          10          60
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.01           0        0.17
Rain                          S  S  O  O
Rain Shwrs                               SC SC                   SC SC NM NM SC
Tstms                                                            IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  4     4     3     3     4     5     5     4     2     2
Mixing Hgt           1800  2600   400  2600  1300  1000   900   500  2900  2600
T Wind Dir              E    NE    NE    NE     N     E     S    SW     S    SE
T Wind Spd              4     8    17    19    14     9     6     5     6     8


Date               Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17
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            42    68      48    66      47    69      47    69
Temp          44   42 64 60 52   48 63 59 51   47 65 60 51   47 65 61
Dewpt         43   42 50 52 49   48 49 48 48   45 47 45 45   45 49 47
Max/Min RH        100    54     100    53      91    44      90    47
RH            96  100 60 72 88  100 60 67 89   91 52 57 79   90 55 59
Pwind Dir          NE     N       E    NE      NE    NW       N     E
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2   B1 SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           50     5      10    10      10     5       5     5
Rain Shwrs    SC   SC
Tstms         IS   IS

$$

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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