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FOUS54 KCRP 230934
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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
334 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

TXZ245-232215-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
334 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

Date             Tue 01/23/18            Wed 01/24/18            Thu 01/25/18
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                      66          44          63          46          61
Temp             45 50 61 66 58 53 50 48 44 49 59 63 55 51 49 47 46 49 58 61 59
Dewpt            35 34 32 32 36 39 39 37 37 37 35 37 39 41 41 42 42 44 47 49 50
Min/Max RH                   28          77          38          85          63
RH               70 53 33 29 44 59 66 67 77 63 42 38 55 70 75 82 84 82 66 63 71
Wind Dir          N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E
Wind Spd          4  5  6  6  4  4  5  6  8  9  9  8  8  5  5  5  6  6  9 10 10
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC B1 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        18  9 12 23 32 42 43 43 25 20 16 19 23 32 31 31 25 38 68 76 86
PoP 12HR                      0           5           5           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     4     4
Mixing Hgt           3000  4300   800   400  2600  3400  1100   300  1800  1800
T Wind Dir              N    NE    NE    NE    NE     E     E    NE     E     E
T Wind Spd             10    11    12    13    16    13    16    14    17    20


Date               Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18  Mon 01/29/18
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            55    67      57    69      49    61      45    63
Temp          56   55 63 64 59   57 66 62 53   49 58 56 49   45 59 58
Dewpt         54   53 60 60 59   57 61 59 52   45 45 43 41   40 41 44
Max/Min RH        100    81     100    75     100    53      82    47
RH            91  100 90 89100  100 83 87 96   88 61 62 76   82 53 59
Pwind Dir           E    SE      SE     E      NE     N      NE    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC SC SC FW   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR           30    30      30    40      20    10       5     5
Rain Shwrs    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS
Tstms                               IS IS

$$

TXZ231-232215-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
334 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

Date             Tue 01/23/18            Wed 01/24/18            Thu 01/25/18
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          38          66          40          65
Temp             42 46 62 69 63 53 48 43 40 44 59 66 57 48 45 42 40 45 59 65 61
Dewpt            30 29 23 20 25 29 31 31 31 32 28 28 31 32 33 33 34 36 40 43 46
Min/Max RH                   15          77          24          79          45
RH               62 51 22 15 23 39 52 61 71 62 30 24 37 53 62 71 78 73 50 45 58
Wind Dir          N  N NE  E NE NE NE NE  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE  E  E SE  E
Wind Spd          2  2  5  5  4  3  3  3  3  4  8  6  5  4  3  3  4  4  8  8  8
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        14 12  9 18 32 36 34 20 15 16 16 19 14 15 22 23 34 39 65 73 82
PoP 12HR                      0           5           5           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           4600  5500   400   300  3400  4700  1100   200  2700  2600
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E     E     E     E    SE
T Wind Spd              8    10     6     6    11    11    11     9    12    16


Date               Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18  Mon 01/29/18
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            52    70      58    74      48    65      40    67
Temp          55   52 65 66 60   58 70 65 53   48 61 57 45   40 61 60
Dewpt         51   49 60 61 60   57 59 56 48   41 40 37 37   36 38 39
Max/Min RH        100    72      99    59      86    37      85    34
RH            87  100 82 82 99   98 68 72 82   79 46 47 73   85 43 46
Pwind Dir           E    SE      SE     E      NE     N       E     E
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           20    30      20    30      20    10       5     5
Rain Shwrs    IS   IS SC SC IS   IS SC SC IS   IS
Tstms                               IS IS

$$

TXZ247-232215-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
334 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

Date             Tue 01/23/18            Wed 01/24/18            Thu 01/25/18
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                      65          47          62          50          60
Temp             54 55 63 64 58 55 54 51 48 50 59 61 55 53 52 51 50 52 58 60 59
Dewpt            38 37 35 35 39 41 42 40 40 39 38 39 41 42 42 44 45 47 49 51 52
Min/Max RH                   33          76          42          84          70
RH               56 51 35 34 50 59 63 66 74 66 45 43 59 68 71 77 82 82 72 70 76
Wind Dir          N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E
Wind Spd          6  6  8  8  5  5  6  8  9 10 11  9  9  9  8  8  8  9  9 10 11
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        22 11 15 22 43 50 52 47 28 25 20 22 29 32 30 37 31 42 75 78 87
PoP 12HR                      0           5           5           0          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs                                                       IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     4     4
Mixing Hgt           1700  2900  1600  1300  2100  2600  1500  1500  1800  1800
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E     E
T Wind Spd             11    12    13    16    18    14    20    19    21    20


Date               Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18  Mon 01/29/18
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            57    65      57    67      50    61      48    62
Temp          57   57 63 63 59   57 65 62 54   50 58 57 50   48 59 59
Dewpt         55   54 60 60 59   57 61 59 53   47 46 45 43   42 42 45
Max/Min RH        100    84     100    79     100    57      82    50
RH            93  100 91 90100  100 86 90 97   89 63 65 76   82 53 61
Pwind Dir           E    SE      SE     E      NE     N      NE    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           30    30      30    40      20    10       5     5
Rain Shwrs    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS
Tstms                               IS IS

$$

TXZ234-232215-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
334 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

Date             Tue 01/23/18            Wed 01/24/18            Thu 01/25/18
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          38          65          40          64
Temp             40 46 62 66 60 52 50 44 40 46 60 64 56 48 44 41 40 44 58 64 60
Dewpt            30 31 29 27 31 34 33 32 32 34 32 32 34 36 35 35 35 37 41 43 46
Min/Max RH                   22          79          29          83          46
RH               66 54 29 22 34 50 52 65 73 63 35 30 42 62 70 76 83 76 52 46 60
Wind Dir          N  N NE NE NE NE  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E NE NE NE NE  E SE  E
Wind Spd          4  4  6  6  4  5  4  5  5  6  8  8  5  4  3  3  4  3  6  8  8
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW SC B2 B2
Clouds(%)        12  7 11 10 28 40 37 24 14 10  9 13  2 16 15 14 21 22 50 70 76
PoP 12HR                      0           5           5           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     4     4
Mixing Hgt           3700  4600   200   200  2800  3800  1000   100  1800  2500
T Wind Dir              N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E    NE     E    SE
T Wind Spd              9     9     6     6    11    11    10    10    11    16


Date               Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18  Mon 01/29/18
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            51    69      57    72      47    63      41    66
Temp          53   51 64 65 59   57 68 64 52   47 59 56 45   41 60 59
Dewpt         48   50 60 60 58   57 60 58 50   42 43 40 38   37 39 41
Max/Min RH        100    75     100    66      96    45      87    39
RH            83  100 87 84 98  100 76 80 92   83 54 55 75   87 46 51
Pwind Dir           E    SE      SE     E       N     N      NE    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           30    30      30    40      20    10       5     5
Rain Shwrs    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS
Tstms                               IS IS

$$

TXZ241-232215-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
334 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

Date             Tue 01/23/18            Wed 01/24/18            Thu 01/25/18
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          41          65          43          65
Temp             40 45 60 68 63 53 48 46 41 46 58 65 58 50 47 45 43 47 59 65 61
Dewpt            31 30 24 21 27 33 35 34 32 33 30 30 33 35 37 37 37 40 44 47 49
Min/Max RH                   17          72          27          81          52
RH               69 54 24 17 26 46 59 62 69 61 34 27 39 56 66 73 80 77 57 52 65
Wind Dir          N  N NE  E  E  E NE  N  N NE NE NE  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E
Wind Spd          3  3  6  8  5  3  3  4  5  6  8  6  6  4  3  3  4  5  8  9  9
Clouds           FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        20 13 15 31 44 41 40 39 31 38 28 27 27 33 29 31 49 57 75 80 87
PoP 12HR                      0           5           5           0          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs                                                       IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     4     4
Mixing Hgt           5000  5500   400   400  4100  5200  1200   200  2500  2300
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E     E    NE     E     E
T Wind Spd              9    10     5     6    11    11    10     9    14    19


Date               Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18  Mon 01/29/18
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    72      58    74      49    66      42    68
Temp          55   53 67 67 61   58 70 66 54   49 62 58 47   42 62 61
Dewpt         53   51 59 60 59   58 60 57 51   43 41 38 37   36 39 40
Max/Min RH        100    68     100    60      92    38      81    35
RH            91  100 78 79 95  100 71 74 91   80 46 47 69   81 42 47
Pwind Dir           E    SE      SE    NE      NE     N      NE     E
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           30    20      20    30      20    10       5     5
Rain Shwrs    SC   SC IS IS IS   IS SC SC IS   IS
Tstms                               IS IS

$$

TXZ229-232215-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
334 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

Date             Tue 01/23/18            Wed 01/24/18            Thu 01/25/18
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          39          66          39          64
Temp             37 41 57 67 64 53 49 46 40 43 56 65 56 47 44 41 39 44 58 64 60
Dewpt            25 25 22 18 21 24 28 29 29 30 26 25 25 27 30 32 32 34 37 39 41
Min/Max RH                   14          71          21          76          40
RH               60 53 25 15 19 32 44 51 65 59 31 22 30 44 57 70 76 67 45 40 50
Wind Dir          N NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd          3  2  5  5  4  4  4  3  3  4  6  5  5  5  5  4  4  4  6  8  8
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        10  9 10 16 25 35 16  9 10 16 14 21 13  9 23 25 32 35 58 66 75
PoP 12HR                      0           5           5           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           4900  6100   200   200  4100  5500  1400   100  2800  3200
T Wind Dir              E     E     E    NE    NE     E     E     E     E    SE
T Wind Spd              6    10     8     8    10    10    13    10    11    16


Date               Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18  Mon 01/29/18
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            51    70      57    73      47    65      40    67
Temp          54   51 65 66 60   57 69 64 52   47 61 57 45   40 61 59
Dewpt         49   50 57 56 58   56 56 51 43   39 35 34 35   34 35 33
Max/Min RH        100    63      96    51      75    32      78    29
RH            84  100 74 71 94   95 63 61 73   75 38 42 66   78 38 37
Pwind Dir          SE    SE      SE     E       N    NE       E    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           20    20      20    30      20    10       5     5
Rain Shwrs    IS   IS IS IS IS   IS SC SC IS   IS
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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