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FOUS54 KCRP 250824
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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
324 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

TXZ245-252215-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
324 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

Date             Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17
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          75          92          63          85
Temp          71 73 81 85 84 80 77 77 77 75 80 87 92 85 75 71 66 63 74 84 83 77
Dewpt         67 69 71 72 71 72 74 74 73 74 72 65 60 57 55 55 54 54 57 62 65 68
Min/Max RH                   64          97          34          73          48
RH            87 88 73 66 65 79 89 91 88 97 75 48 34 38 50 58 65 73 56 48 55 76
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W NW  N  N NE NE  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd      11 11 14 17 16 16 13 14 14 12 11  9 10  9  9 11 10 10 10  9 10  9
Heat Index          85 91 90                84 89                         85
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     51 64 68 64 48 48 56 62 64 70 71  3 13  7 11 16 15 14 11  9 12 15
PoP 12HR                      5           5          10           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     5     6     6     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2400  2200  1300   500  4300  5200  2900  1000  2100  2100
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S    SW    NW     N    NE     E    SE
T Wind Spd             26    28    26    24    19    16    24    16    17    18


Date          Fri 04/28/17 Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17 Mon 05/01/17
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      85      77      85      68      80      60      77
Temp          74 75 85 78 79 81 85 81 77 71 76 75 67 61 76 73
Dewpt         73 73 74 74 75 74 75 74 72 63 54 52 49 48 45 50
Max/Min RH         96      69      93      72      85      39      66      33
RH            96 92 69 88 87 79 73 82 85 78 47 44 53 64 34 45
Pwind Dir          SE       S       S       S      SE       N       N      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW CL
PoP 12HR            5       5       5      10      30      20       5       0
Rain Shwrs                            SC SC IS IS
Tstms                                 SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ231-252215-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
324 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

Date             Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17
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                      97          71          97          57          90
Temp          66 65 75 89 97 89 77 76 74 72 83 91 97 92 73 66 62 57 72 85 90 86
Dewpt         63 65 69 68 64 67 73 73 72 70 63 48 42 44 49 48 47 46 50 55 59 62
Min/Max RH                   35         100          15          67          34
RH            92100 82 50 35 48 87 92 95 94 50 23 15 19 43 53 58 67 46 36 34 45
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  W NW NW NW  N NE NE  E SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       8  9 12 10  9 10 11 12 10  5 10 14 14  9  6  9  6  5  6  8 10 11
Heat Index             93 99 92
Clouds        SC B1 B1 SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     46 67 64 37  7  8 36 45 60 54 15  6  5  3  6  9  7  6  6  7  9 10
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     4     6     6     6     4     4     5
Mixing Hgt           4000  4200  3600   500  8000  9400  5200   400  3900  5600
T Wind Dir              S     S    SE     S     W    NW     N     E    SE     S
T Wind Spd             17    18    21    14    19    23    17     8    11    19


Date          Fri 04/28/17 Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17 Mon 05/01/17
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            71      97      75      98      65      81      54      84
Temp          72 71 93 89 77 75 94 88 73 66 73 80 62 55 80 80
Dewpt         69 70 69 69 71 72 69 68 63 53 46 43 40 44 39 41
Max/Min RH         97      41      91      38      73      26      68      20
RH            92 94 46 53 83 91 44 51 72 65 39 27 45 67 23 25
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE       S       E       N      NE       E
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL
PoP 12HR            5       5       5      10      30      10       0       0
Rain Shwrs                            SC SC
Tstms                                 SC SC

$$

TXZ247-252215-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
324 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

Date             Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17
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          75          88          67          83
Temp          73 77 83 85 82 82 77 77 77 75 79 85 88 83 77 74 71 67 76 83 80 77
Dewpt         67 70 72 72 72 73 73 74 73 73 73 68 66 63 60 59 57 57 60 64 66 69
Min/Max RH                   67          94          49          71          53
RH            83 78 71 68 71 73 91 92 89 94 81 58 49 51 56 59 63 71 58 53 65 78
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W NW  N NE NE NE  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd      14 14 16 17 17 18 17 17 18 14 12  8  8  8 10 13 13 12 11 10 10 10
Heat Index          88 91 87 87                88 90
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     51 63 69 67 45 49 53 62 64 71 72  4 18  8 12 16 15 15 12  9 13 17
PoP 12HR                      5           5          10           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     5     6     6     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2200  2100  1800   500  3200  3700  1400  1300  1800  1800
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S    SW     W     N    NE     E    SE
T Wind Spd             28    31    31    28    18    13    23    20    19    18


Date          Fri 04/28/17 Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17 Mon 05/01/17
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            76      83      78      83      71      81      64      77
Temp          78 78 83 78 80 82 82 80 78 72 78 76 70 65 76 75
Dewpt         74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 73 65 57 53 50 50 46 51
Max/Min RH         89      75      91      77      85      41      60      35
RH            88 86 75 90 84 78 79 85 85 80 48 46 51 59 36 44
Pwind Dir          SE       S       S       S      SE       N       N      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW CL
PoP 12HR            5       5       5       5      20      30       5       0
Rain Shwrs                            IS IS SC SC
Tstms                                 IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ234-252215-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
324 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

Date             Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17
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          73          94          57          86
Temp          66 68 78 86 87 82 75 75 75 73 80 86 94 88 71 66 61 57 69 83 85 80
Dewpt         63 65 69 69 70 70 72 72 72 72 70 59 52 54 55 50 47 47 52 58 62 65
Min/Max RH                   56          98          24          70          42
RH            91 92 75 58 58 69 89 91 90 97 70 40 24 32 56 56 62 70 54 43 45 60
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W NW  N  N NE NE  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd       6  5 13 14 14 13 12 12 12 11 10 11 12  8  6  9  8  5  6  8  9  9
Heat Index             90 92 85             83
Clouds        B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     59 69 71 65 57 54 61 67 72 73 68  4  2  7 10 14 13 12  9  7  8  8
PoP 12HR                      5          10          10           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     6     6     6     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           3100  2900  1800   500  5000  6500   800   400  2900  3200
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S     W    NW     N    NE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             20    26    23    20    19    16    16     6    11    18


Date          Fri 04/28/17 Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17 Mon 05/01/17
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      89      75      88      66      78      54      79
Temp          71 71 88 82 76 76 87 82 74 69 73 75 62 55 77 74
Dewpt         71 71 73 74 74 74 74 73 69 59 50 48 44 45 42 48
Max/Min RH        100      60      94      63      86      35      71      29
RH            98100 62 77 92 92 65 73 84 70 45 39 52 69 30 40
Pwind Dir          SE       S       S       S      SE       N       N      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW CL CL
PoP 12HR            5       5       5      20      30      20       5       0
Rain Shwrs                      IS IS SC SC IS IS
Tstms                           IS IS SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ241-252215-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
324 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

Date             Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17
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                      98          72          97          60          91
Temp          67 67 78 92 98 90 80 77 75 73 85 93 97 91 74 68 64 61 75 87 91 85
Dewpt         64 66 70 68 65 69 72 72 72 71 65 50 46 47 51 51 50 49 53 58 62 65
Min/Max RH                   35          98          17          66          37
RH            92 99 78 45 35 50 77 85 92 93 52 23 17 22 44 55 60 65 46 38 38 52
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  W NW NW NW  N NE NE NE  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd       9  9 13 11  9 10 11 11 11  8 11 16 14  9  8  9  6  5  6  9 11 11
Heat Index             97101 94                                              87
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 SC CL FW SC B1 B1 B1 FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     53 69 60 43  4 16 40 51 60 60  7  0  0  3  7 11  9  7  7  7  9 12
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     4     6     6     6     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           4600  4500  3500   900  8100  8700  4600   400  3800  4200
T Wind Dir              S    SE    SE     S     W    NW     N    NE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             18    19    20    16    21    24    11     8    14    19


Date          Fri 04/28/17 Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17 Mon 05/01/17
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            72      97      75     100      66      83      56      84
Temp          73 72 94 88 77 76 95 89 74 67 78 80 63 57 81 79
Dewpt         71 70 69 69 72 72 67 68 63 57 47 44 42 45 39 43
Max/Min RH         97      40      93      35      72      26      66      21
RH            94 93 44 53 83 91 40 49 71 71 34 28 47 65 22 28
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE       S      SE       N       N      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW CL
PoP 12HR            5       5       5       5      20      10       0       0
Rain Shwrs                            IS IS
Tstms                                 IS IS

$$

TXZ229-252215-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
324 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

Date             Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17
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                      99          69          96          59          93
Temp          66 65 74 85 95 98 84 78 73 70 84 92 96 92 78 69 62 59 72 85 92 92
Dewpt         60 62 65 63 56 50 57 65 64 61 48 41 35 37 44 45 46 45 47 49 51 55
Min/Max RH                   20          81          11          61          25
RH            81 89 74 47 27 20 40 63 75 73 29 17 12 14 29 42 54 61 41 29 25 29
Wind Dir      SE SE  S SW SW SE SE  S  S  W NW NW NW NW  N NE  E SE SE  S SE SE
Wind Spd       5  5  6  3  3  6  8 10  9  5 13 16 16  9  6  9  5  4  5  8  9 10
Clouds        SC B1 B1 CL CL CL CL FW SC SC FW CL CL CL CL FW FW CL FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     28 61 54  3  1  0  4  9 38 39 17  2  1  3  5  8  6  5  6  7  9 11
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     6     6     5     6     6     6     4     5     5
Mixing Hgt           4200  8800  7700  2400  9400 10800  4800   200  3700  5900
T Wind Dir              S     S    SE    SW     W    NW     N     E    SE     S
T Wind Spd              6     9    16    13    21    24     9     6    11    19


Date          Fri 04/28/17 Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17 Mon 05/01/17
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            71      99      74      99      64      81      56      86
Temp          76 71 88 97 81 74 91 96 76 64 73 80 65 56 79 84
Dewpt         67 68 65 58 65 70 62 54 60 49 41 36 36 41 36 35
Max/Min RH         92      27      86      24      62      20      57      16
RH            74 91 46 27 58 86 37 25 58 57 31 20 34 57 21 17
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE      NW      NE       N      NE      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL
PoP 12HR            0       5       5       5      30       5       0       0
Rain Shwrs                            SC SC
Tstms                                 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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