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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
349 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

TXZ245-222245-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
349 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date             Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17
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          57          80          59          78
Temp          76 75 84 84 82 75 69 66 61 58 66 76 80 74 68 64 61 59 68 76 78 72
Dewpt         74 73 75 68 65 62 58 54 51 49 50 46 48 49 51 52 51 51 50 48 44 45
Min/Max RH                   57          77          32          77          31
RH            96 95 76 60 57 64 68 65 71 73 58 35 33 41 55 66 71 76 54 37 31 39
Wind Dir       S  S NW  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd       5  4  6 13 16 13 11  9  8  6  9 10  9  5  4  4  5 10 14 14 13 10
Heat Index          92 87 84
Clouds        SC B1 B2 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     41 60 74 45 24 15  9  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  1  0
PoP 12HR                     30           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.10           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    IS IS SC
Tstms               IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5
Mixing Hgt           5700  4700  2200   900  2900  4100  1400   200  3500  4500
T Wind Dir              W     N    NE     N     N     N     N     N     N     N
T Wind Spd             12    23    25    19    16    13    11    17    33    28


Date          Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17
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            55      76      61      82      70      79      58      68
Temp          62 56 73 71 64 61 81 77 72 70 78 72 63 58 66 63
Dewpt         45 43 41 45 50 52 59 63 65 66 61 59 52 51 48 49
Max/Min RH         66      29      73      48      89      56      77      50
RH            55 62 31 40 61 73 49 60 78 88 57 65 66 77 53 60
Pwind Dir           N       N       S       S       S       W       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     15>     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       5       5      10      20      30
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS SC SC
Tstms                                             IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ231-222245-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
349 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date             Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17
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          50          84          52          81
Temp          72 73 83 87 87 79 66 59 54 50 65 79 84 75 62 57 55 53 68 78 80 72
Dewpt         72 72 74 64 57 52 52 49 47 44 47 40 41 39 45 46 45 46 45 41 38 37
Min/Max RH                   36          85          21          78          22
RH           100 99 74 47 36 40 60 69 77 79 52 25 22 27 53 65 71 74 43 26 22 29
Wind Dir       S  W NW  N  N  N  N NE NW NW  N  N  N NE  E SE  N  N NE NE  N  N
Wind Spd       3  2  6 13 13  8  4  3  3  3  4  5  5  3  2  2  3  8 12 12 11  5
Heat Index          90
Clouds        B1 B2 B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     58 74 66 42 11  0  1  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  1  0
PoP 12HR                     20           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.07           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs          IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     5     4     4     5     5
Mixing Hgt           5800  5200  1800   400  3200  5000  1400   200  4000  4900
T Wind Dir              W     N    NE     N     N    NE     E     N    NE     N
T Wind Spd             14    21    13     8     8     6     5    10    29    23


Date          Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17
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            48      81      53      88      62      82      52      68
Temp          56 50 77 73 58 54 83 78 66 64 82 76 61 53 67 63
Dewpt         39 40 35 38 44 46 50 53 59 59 54 51 45 43 40 42
Max/Min RH         75      20      76      28      91      37      73      36
RH            54 68 22 27 60 74 32 42 78 85 38 43 56 71 38 46
Pwind Dir           N       W       S       S       S      NE       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       5       5       5      20      20
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                             IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-222245-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
349 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date             Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17
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          64          79          64          78
Temp          78 78 84 83 82 77 72 71 67 64 69 77 79 75 70 67 65 64 70 76 77 73
Dewpt         75 75 76 70 66 63 59 57 55 53 52 48 50 50 53 54 55 55 54 51 47 48
Min/Max RH                   59          72          35          74          34
RH            91 92 76 65 59 64 64 61 65 69 56 37 36 42 54 64 71 73 55 41 34 41
Wind Dir       S  S NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd       8  4  6 13 16 17 18 17 11 10 11 10 10  6  6  5  8 12 17 16 14 13
Heat Index          92 87 84
Clouds        SC SC B2 SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     31 48 73 47 27 18 11  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  2  0
PoP 12HR                     30           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.10           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    IS IS SC
Tstms               IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           3100  2700  2500  2200  2500  3500  2000  1000  3000  4100
T Wind Dir              W     N     N    NE     N     N     N     N     N     N
T Wind Spd             13    24    28    24    18    13    12    21    39    29


Date          Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17
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            62      76      65      81      73      79      61      69
Temp          66 63 74 73 68 66 80 78 75 73 78 73 65 61 67 65
Dewpt         48 47 42 46 51 55 61 64 66 67 63 62 56 53 51 52
Max/Min RH         58      31      69      53      81      60      74      54
RH            54 57 31 39 55 69 53 62 75 80 61 69 70 74 56 62
Pwind Dir           N      NE       S       S       S      SW       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       5       5      10      20      30
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS SC SC
Tstms                                             IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ234-222245-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
349 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date             Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17
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          49          82          53          78
Temp          72 72 84 86 85 75 65 57 53 50 63 78 82 72 61 57 55 54 67 75 78 70
Dewpt         72 72 74 68 64 59 54 51 48 46 50 48 48 48 48 49 48 47 46 44 41 42
Min/Max RH                   48          88          30          80          27
RH           100100 71 57 50 57 68 79 80 86 61 34 31 42 63 73 76 77 48 32 27 37
Wind Dir       S SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd       3  4  9 13 14  9  6  3  4  4  6  8  6  4  2  2  4 10 11 12 12  6
Heat Index          90 89
Clouds        B1 B2 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     62 78 64 44 18  6  4  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  3
PoP 12HR                     50           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.23           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    IS IS SC
Tstms               IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5
Mixing Hgt           2600  2800   500   300  3000  4000  1100   100  4000  5200
T Wind Dir              W     N     N     N     N    NE     N     N     N     N
T Wind Spd             20    25    13     9    12    11     6    14    32    26


Date          Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17
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            47      78      53      84      63      80      52      67
Temp          54 48 74 70 57 54 82 76 66 64 79 72 58 52 65 62
Dewpt         40 39 40 44 46 48 56 59 63 62 59 56 48 46 43 45
Max/Min RH         75      27      79      40      99      48      80      42
RH            58 70 29 39 67 77 41 57 91 94 51 57 67 79 46 55
Pwind Dir           N      NW       S       S       S      NW       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       5       5      10      20      20
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                             IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ241-222245-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
349 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date             Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17
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                      91          53          85          54          83
Temp          73 74 83 90 90 81 70 63 58 53 67 80 85 77 64 59 56 55 70 81 83 75
Dewpt         73 74 76 69 63 59 56 53 50 47 48 41 41 41 45 47 47 46 45 41 38 39
Min/Max RH                   40          90          21          75          20
RH           100 98 79 51 41 46 61 70 76 79 52 26 21 28 50 65 71 71 41 25 20 27
Wind Dir       S  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E NW NW  N  N NE  N  N
Wind Spd       3  2  4 16 14 10  9  5  4  4  6  8  6  5  3  2  3  6 11 13 11  8
Heat Index          91 95
Clouds        SC SC B1 SC SC CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     47 48 65 49 29  3  3  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0
PoP 12HR                     20           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs          IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     5     4     4     5     5
Mixing Hgt           6800  6300  2300   500  3200  5300  1400   200  4500  4700
T Wind Dir              W     N     N     N     N    NE    NE    NW     N     N
T Wind Spd             11    19    18    12    10    11     6    10    29    24


Date          Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17
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            51      82      54      88      64      84      55      71
Temp          59 53 78 74 59 55 85 78 67 65 81 76 63 55 69 65
Dewpt         40 41 36 38 45 48 52 56 62 61 58 56 48 46 42 45
Max/Min RH         72      19      79      31      90      41      72      36
RH            50 64 22 27 59 77 32 47 82 86 45 50 57 70 38 47
Pwind Dir           N       N       S       S       S      NE       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       5      10      20      20
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                             IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ229-222245-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
349 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date             Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17
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          53          84          54          81
Temp          72 72 76 83 87 81 69 62 56 53 64 78 84 78 66 61 58 55 66 78 81 75
Dewpt         71 70 71 59 52 49 48 46 44 41 43 40 41 41 43 44 45 44 44 40 37 36
Min/Max RH                   29          67          21          69          20
RH            99 93 82 44 30 33 46 54 63 64 46 26 22 26 44 54 63 67 44 25 20 25
Wind Dir      SE  E  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  N NE  W  N NE  E  E  N  N NE NE NE NE
Wind Spd       3  2  6 13 12  5  4  3  3  3  2  2  2  3  3  2  3  8 11 12  9  5
Clouds        SC B1 B1 SC CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     43 54 63 27  1  0  1  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  4  2  0
PoP 12HR                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     4     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           3800  4400   400   200  3200  4500  1200   100  4300  5100
T Wind Dir              E    NE    NE    NE    NW    SW     E    NE    NE     N
T Wind Spd             17    18    10     9     4     4     6    10    27    18


Date          Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17 Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17
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            50      81      54      87      61      81      52      69
Temp          58 52 76 76 60 55 80 82 66 61 76 76 61 53 66 65
Dewpt         38 40 38 39 41 45 51 50 55 55 50 50 44 43 39 40
Max/Min RH         67      22      68      29      82      33      70      33
RH            48 63 25 27 50 68 36 34 68 81 40 39 53 70 37 39
Pwind Dir          NE       W       S       S      SE      NE      NE       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0      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



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