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FOUS54 KCRP 180822
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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
322 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

TXZ245-182215-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
322 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date             Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17
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                      82          70          83          73          85
Temp          63 61 71 80 82 76 73 72 71 70 77 82 82 79 76 74 73 73 79 84 85 81
Dewpt         55 56 60 60 62 64 66 67 68 68 70 70 70 70 70 70 70 70 72 72 72 72
Min/Max RH                   49          93          67          94          66
RH            73 82 67 52 51 66 79 87 92 93 78 67 69 75 83 87 90 94 80 68 66 75
Wind Dir       N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd       3  3  4  4  6  5  5  5  4  5  8 10 11 10  9  9  8  6  8  9 10  9
Heat Index                                     86 85                   89 91 85
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)      1  1  3  5  5 13 32 55 62 77 80 77 83 83 75 67 66 66 67 69 66 63
PoP 12HR                      5          20          40          30          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.16        0.12        0.21
Rain Shwrs                         IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                                       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     3     3     3     3     3     3
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3
Mixing Hgt           3100  3000  2600  1700  3500  3800  2600  2600  4100  3900
T Wind Dir              E     E    SE     E     E     E     E    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              6    11    14    11    20    23    21    17    14    16


Date          Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17
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            74      86      72      82      63      80      64      82
Temp          76 74 85 81 75 72 82 76 67 63 79 74 67 64 81 75
Dewpt         72 72 73 73 73 70 69 64 58 55 56 58 57 57 57 57
Max/Min RH         93      66      96      61      76      45      77      43
RH            88 93 68 77 93 95 66 68 75 75 46 57 71 77 45 53
Pwind Dir          SE      SE       S      NW       N      NW      NW       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           30      30      40      40      20       5       5       5
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ231-182215-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
322 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date             Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17
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          61          85          67          86
Temp          53 52 69 83 86 77 67 63 62 62 72 82 84 79 73 71 69 67 77 85 86 80
Dewpt         47 48 53 53 51 55 62 63 62 62 67 67 68 69 70 69 69 67 71 70 68 70
Min/Max RH                   30         100          57         100          55
RH            80 85 58 36 30 46 84 98100100 84 60 58 71 89 95100100 82 60 55 71
Wind Dir       E NE  E SE SE SE SE  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd       1  1  2  3  5  5  4  2  2  3  4  5  8  6  5  4  3  3  4  5  8  6
Heat Index                                     85 87                   89 90 84
Clouds        CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC
Clouds(%)      1  1  1  3 12 19 28 37 51 56 75 79 77 71 68 65 68 72 70 69 58 47
PoP 12HR                      0           5          30          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02        0.06        0.06
Rain Shwrs                                  SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
Tstms                                       SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
Obvis                                 PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     3     3     2     2     3     3
Haines                  4     5     5     4     3     4     3     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt           3400  4400  1600   900  3600  4000  1700   700  4800  5900
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    NE    NE    SE     E     E    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              6    10    10     5    10    13    14    11    12    14


Date          Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17
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      90      68      82      58      81      58      83
Temp          72 69 88 82 72 68 81 74 62 58 79 73 62 58 81 74
Dewpt         71 69 69 70 72 68 65 59 55 51 49 51 52 52 50 51
Max/Min RH        100      51     100      51      78      33      81      32
RH            96100 53 68100100 58 60 75 78 34 46 69 81 34 44
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE      NE       N      NW      NW       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           20      20      30      50      10       5       0       5
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
Tstms         IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ247-182215-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
322 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date             Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17
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                      82          74          82          75          85
Temp          71 69 75 80 81 78 76 75 74 74 79 81 81 80 77 77 76 75 80 84 85 82
Dewpt         58 59 62 62 64 65 67 69 70 70 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 72 73 73 73 73
Min/Max RH                   55          89          71          90          67
RH            63 70 64 55 57 66 75 81 87 89 77 71 73 77 82 84 86 90 78 68 67 75
Wind Dir      NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd       4  3  4  5  6  6  8  6  6  6  9 11 12 11 11 11 10  8  9 10 10 10
Heat Index                                     85 85                82 91 92 88
Clouds        CL CL CL FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)      1  2  4  7  7 15 35 57 63 78 79 77 81 80 75 69 68 67 66 66 64 63
PoP 12HR                      5          20          40          30          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03        0.19        0.16        0.22
Rain Shwrs                         IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                                       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     3     3     3     3     3     3
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3
Mixing Hgt           2800  2700  3900  3200  3600  3700  3200  3300  3600  3500
T Wind Dir              E     E    SE     E    SE     E     E    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              6    12    18    13    20    23    24    18    16    16


Date          Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17
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            77      86      75      82      67      81      68      83
Temp          78 77 86 82 77 75 82 77 70 67 80 77 71 68 82 77
Dewpt         73 73 74 74 74 72 70 66 60 58 57 60 59 60 59 60
Max/Min RH         90      67      93      63      74      44      76      45
RH            84 90 68 77 91 93 68 70 73 73 45 56 67 76 47 55
Pwind Dir          SE      SE       S      NW       N      NW       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           30      30      40      40      20       5       5       5
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ234-182215-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
322 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date             Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17
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          64          85          67          85
Temp          52 51 67 81 85 76 68 66 65 65 75 83 84 79 73 71 69 67 76 83 85 79
Dewpt         47 47 54 55 56 60 63 63 64 64 67 69 68 68 68 67 67 67 69 71 70 71
Min/Max RH                   37          98          58         100          63
RH            84 87 63 41 38 58 86 91 96 96 76 62 58 69 83 90 96100 80 65 63 74
Wind Dir       N  N NE SE  E SE SE  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd       2  3  3  3  4  5  4  3  3  4  6  8  9  8  6  5  5  4  6  8  9  8
Heat Index                                     87 88                   88 89
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1
Clouds(%)      0  1  1  1  3 10 28 43 58 76 82 79 80 78 69 60 63 67 71 75 70 66
PoP 12HR                      0          10          40          30          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.11        0.05        0.20
Rain Shwrs                                  SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
Tstms                                       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
Obvis                                 PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     3     3     3     3     3     3
Haines                  4     5     5     4     4     4     5     5     4     3
Mixing Hgt           3300  3700  1300   900  3700  4600  1200   800  4400  4500
T Wind Dir              E    SE     E    NE     E    SE     E     E    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              4     9    10     9    19    19     8     5    13    16


Date          Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17
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            70      86      68      81      58      79      58      82
Temp          73 70 85 80 72 68 81 73 62 58 78 72 62 58 80 73
Dewpt         70 70 73 72 71 68 68 62 54 52 54 56 53 52 54 54
Max/Min RH        100      64     100      58      80      44      79      39
RH            93100 66 77 98 99 65 67 73 80 45 58 72 79 41 50
Pwind Dir          SE      SE       S      NW       N      NW      NW       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           20      30      40      50      20       5       5       5
Rain Shwrs    IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms         IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ241-182215-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
322 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date             Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17
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          63          88          68          88
Temp          55 54 71 84 87 78 69 66 64 64 75 85 87 81 75 72 69 68 78 86 88 81
Dewpt         49 50 56 57 58 60 63 63 64 64 67 67 69 69 70 70 69 68 72 69 69 70
Min/Max RH                   36         100          52         100          54
RH            81 88 60 39 37 54 80 92 99100 77 55 54 68 87 94100100 82 57 54 69
Wind Dir       N  N NE SE  E  E SE SE  N  N NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       1  2  3  4  6  8  4  3  2  3  5  6  9 10  6  4  3  3  5  6  9 10
Heat Index                                     88 91 84                90 92 85
Clouds        CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
Clouds(%)      1  2  3  3 10 15 28 34 52 55 67 65 71 63 62 61 62 63 64 65 56 47
PoP 12HR                      0          10          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02        0.05        0.06
Rain Shwrs                                  SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                       SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Obvis                                 PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     3     3     2     2     2     2
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     4     3
Mixing Hgt           3000  4000  2100  1600  3700  5900  2700   700  5700  6500
T Wind Dir              E    SE    SE    NE    NE    SE     E    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              6    11    14     6     8    13    14     8     9    13


Date          Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17
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            70      90      69      86      59      82      60      84
Temp          74 70 89 83 73 69 85 77 64 59 81 74 64 60 83 75
Dewpt         72 70 70 72 73 69 66 61 57 53 49 53 53 53 51 53
Max/Min RH        100      53     100      48      79      33      77      33
RH            95100 54 69 98100 55 59 77 78 33 47 67 77 34 46
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE       N       N       N      NW       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           20      20      30      40      20       0       0       5
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms         IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ229-182215-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
322 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date             Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17
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          60          85          67          87
Temp          53 51 64 80 86 80 71 65 62 61 70 81 85 79 73 71 68 67 77 85 87 81
Dewpt         47 47 52 50 46 51 54 59 60 60 63 65 64 64 67 68 68 67 69 67 64 64
Min/Max RH                   26          97          50         100          47
RH            78 86 65 35 26 35 56 81 91 96 78 59 50 61 82 92 99100 76 55 47 56
Wind Dir       E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       3  2  3  4  6  5  6  5  3  3  4  6  6  6  8  6  4  4  5  6  6  5
Heat Index                                     83                      88
Clouds        CL CL CL FW FW SC FW SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)      1  1  1 10 13 26 16 29 32 56 70 65 62 67 66 66 73 79 70 60 49 39
PoP 12HR                      0           0          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.03           0
Rain Shwrs                                           IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                                IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1
Haines                  4     6     6     5     5     5     3     3     4     4
Mixing Hgt           3300  3700  1300   500  3600  4900  1300   900  4800  6200
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE     E    SE    SE     E     E    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              9    11    14    10    10    11    16    11    11    11


Date          Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17
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      90      67      82      57      81      59      83
Temp          73 69 88 82 72 67 81 74 62 57 79 73 63 59 82 74
Dewpt         70 69 67 66 69 67 62 55 50 49 48 49 50 50 50 49
Max/Min RH        100      46     100      44      74      32      70      31
RH            90100 50 58 93 99 52 53 64 74 33 42 61 70 33 41
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE      NE       N      NW       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW
PoP 12HR           10      10      30      40      10       0       0       0
Rain Shwrs                SC SC SC SC
Tstms                     SC SC SC SC

$$

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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