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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
317 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

TXZ245-231015-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
317 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

Date           02/22/18      Fri 02/23/18            Sat 02/24/18            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      56          73          68          78          60
Temp             56 58 58 59 61 66 72 72 68 68 69 69 70 71 77 78 66 61 60 60 60
Dewpt            55 56 56 58 60 63 65 66 66 67 68 67 65 65 66 66 65 61 60 55 54
Max/Min RH                   98          78          96          67         100
RH               97 93 93 96 97 93 79 81 94 94 96 95 84 83 70 67 98100100 82 80
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N NE  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  N NE  E
Wind Spd          6  8  5  6  5  5 10 11  9  9  9  8 13 12 16 16 11  3  8 10  6
Clouds           OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 OV
Clouds(%)        93 91 90 89 85 80 63 68 70 87 78 80 84 77 55 81 74 67 60 86 88
PoP 12HR                     20          10          10          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.06           0           0        0.02        0.12
Rain
Rain Shwrs       IS IS IS IS                         IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC
Tstms                                                IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Obvis             F  F  F  F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2
Haines                  4     4     3     3     4     4     3     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt            600   400  1900  2400  1200  1000  2000  1700   200  1200
T Wind Dir              N     N     E    SE    SE     S     S     S     E    NE
T Wind Spd             17    14    18    25    21    20    27    25    17    12


Date           02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          63      53    69      59    71      64    74      64    72
Temp          62 57 54   56 67 63 60   59 70 67 65   66 73 67 64   65 71 63
Dewpt         54 54 54   53 55 57 58   59 65 65 65   64 66 64 64   59 59 60
Min/Max RH       69     100    65     100    82     100    75     100    65
RH            74 91 99   90 67 81 93  100 85 93100   95 79 91 99   82 66 91
Pwind Dir        NE       N    NE       E    SE       S     S       S    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV OV B2   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B2 B2 B1 SC   B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR         50      20    20      30    20      20    10      20    20
Rain Shwrs    SC SC IS   IS IS IS SC   SC IS IS IS   IS       IS   IS IS IS
Tstms                                     IS IS IS   IS       IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-231015-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
317 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

Date           02/22/18      Fri 02/23/18            Sat 02/24/18            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      50          76          67          82          57
Temp             52 53 52 52 52 55 66 75 73 68 68 68 68 69 79 82 76 61 61 59 58
Dewpt            49 49 49 50 51 53 60 64 66 67 67 65 65 65 66 63 60 54 51 48 47
Max/Min RH                   96          68          98          51          77
RH               89 89 90 93 96 92 82 69 79 96 97 89 90 87 65 53 56 77 70 66 67
Wind Dir          N NE NE NE NE NE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SW  N  N NE NE NE
Wind Spd          5  4  4  5  4  3  6 10 11 10  8  9 11 11 14  6 10  9  8  6  5
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 SC SC SC SC SC B2 B2
Clouds(%)        96 96 95 97 95 93 85 74 69 76 86 90 83 73 41 39 43 43 43 78 86
PoP 12HR                     50          20          20          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.03        0.02        0.02        0.10
Rain
Rain Shwrs       SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC
Tstms                                                IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Obvis                   F  F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2
Haines                  2     3     3     4     4     3     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt            700   500   600  4300  2100  1000  2400  3200  3000  2000
T Wind Dir             NE    NE     E    SE    SE    SE     S     W     N    NE
T Wind Spd             12    12    11    26    25    21    24    21    16    11


Date           02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          62      49    72      55    74      64    80      62    77
Temp          61 58 50   49 66 68 58   55 70 72 65   64 76 76 64   62 73 72
Dewpt         47 50 50   49 48 52 54   54 64 65 63   64 64 63 61   56 55 57
Min/Max RH       60     100    47     100    72     100    58      93    48
RH            62 74100   99 52 58 89  100 81 79 95   99 67 66 90   81 53 59
Pwind Dir        NE      NE    NE       E    SE      SE     S       E     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV B2 B1   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1
PoP 12HR         40      10    10      30    20      10    10      20    20
Rain Shwrs    SC SC               SC   SC IS IS               IS   IS IS IS
Tstms                                     IS IS               IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-231015-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
317 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

Date           02/22/18      Fri 02/23/18            Sat 02/24/18            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      57          70          68          74          61
Temp             57 60 61 62 64 67 70 69 68 68 68 68 69 70 74 74 64 61 61 61 61
Dewpt            57 59 60 62 62 65 65 65 66 67 67 67 65 65 66 65 64 61 61 58 57
Max/Min RH                  100          82          96          74         100
RH              100 94 96 98 93 93 83 89 95 94 95 96 86 83 76 75100100100 88 85
Wind Dir          N  N NE  N NE  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  N NE  E
Wind Spd          8  9  8  6  6  8 10  9 10 10  9  9 13 16 14 13 12  6  8 11  9
Clouds           OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV
Clouds(%)        92 90 90 88 78 74 61 63 72 83 76 79 84 73 42 78 72 77 82 91 88
PoP 12HR                     20          10          10          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0           0        0.02        0.11
Rain
Rain Shwrs       IS IS IS IS                         IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC
Tstms                                                IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Obvis            F+ F+  F  F  F  F PF PF  F  F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2
Haines                  4     4     3     3     4     4     3     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt            600   400  1200  1200  1000   900  1600  1300     0   900
T Wind Dir              N    NE     E    SE    SE     S     S     S     N    NE
T Wind Spd             21    17    20    24    25    23    26    24    17    13


Date           02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          63      55    67      61    70      65    72      64    70
Temp          63 57 56   57 67 62 61   61 70 66 65   66 72 66 64   65 70 61
Dewpt         55 55 55   54 56 57 59   60 64 64 65   64 65 64 64   60 59 60
Min/Max RH       70     100    67     100    84     100    79     100    68
RH            74 92 96   91 67 83 93  100 84 95100   95 81 96 99   86 68 96
Pwind Dir        NE      NE    NE       E    SE      SE     S       S    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV OV B2   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B2 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR         50      20    20      30    20      20    10      20    20
Rain Shwrs    SC SC IS   IS IS IS SC   SC IS IS IS   IS       IS   IS IS IS
Tstms                                     IS IS IS   IS       IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-231015-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
317 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

Date           02/22/18      Fri 02/23/18            Sat 02/24/18            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      51          77          67          82          56
Temp             53 52 52 53 54 58 68 76 70 68 68 67 69 71 78 81 70 59 57 57 57
Dewpt            50 50 50 50 52 56 62 65 66 67 68 67 66 67 68 67 67 59 55 51 50
Max/Min RH                   94          68          99          62         100
RH               91 91 93 92 93 92 79 69 86 97 98 99 90 86 72 63 89100 92 82 77
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  W  N  N NE NE
Wind Spd          6  6  5  5  4  4  8 12  9  8  8  8 11 13 20 18  2  5  5  6  5
Heat Index                                                    84
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B2 B2
Clouds(%)        95 94 91 94 92 92 77 73 71 85 80 87 84 83 82 82 74 60 46 79 85
PoP 12HR                     30          20          20          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.01        0.02        0.03        0.12
Rain
Rain Shwrs       SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC
Tstms                                                IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Obvis             F  F  F  F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2
Haines                  3     4     3     3     4     3     2     3     5     5
Mixing Hgt            500   400  1600  4600  1700   900  1800  1600   600  1300
T Wind Dir              N     N     E    SE    SE    SE     S    SW    NW    NE
T Wind Spd             16    13    13    23    21    19    32    17     5    11


Date           02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          62      49    71      55    73      64    77      62    75
Temp          60 56 50   52 65 64 56   55 68 69 64   66 74 70 63   64 71 66
Dewpt         50 53 50   48 53 55 54   55 64 65 64   64 65 64 62   58 58 59
Min/Max RH       67     100    56     100    76     100    66     100    57
RH            70 88100   89 66 73 93  100 88 87 99   96 75 81 99   82 62 79
Pwind Dir        NE       N    NE       E    SE       S     S      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV OV B1   SC SC B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR         50      10    20      30    20      20    10      20    20
Rain Shwrs    SC SC         IS IS SC   SC IS IS IS   IS       IS   IS IS IS
Tstms                                     IS IS IS   IS       IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ241-231015-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
317 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

Date           02/22/18      Fri 02/23/18            Sat 02/24/18            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      54          78          67          88          61
Temp             54 55 55 55 56 60 71 77 73 68 69 69 67 70 82 88 74 63 62 63 61
Dewpt            53 53 52 53 55 58 64 65 66 67 68 68 66 65 65 63 62 60 58 54 53
Max/Min RH                   97          64          98          43          91
RH               95 90 92 93 97 93 78 65 80 96 96 95 95 85 57 43 67 91 84 73 75
Wind Dir          N  N NE NE NE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  N  N NE NE NE
Wind Spd          5  5  5  4  5  3  9 12 11 10  9 10 11 14 16  5 10  8 11 10  5
Heat Index                                                 84
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 OV
Clouds(%)        95 93 94 96 95 92 84 75 56 76 82 85 84 74 44 39 45 49 53 83 88
PoP 12HR                     30          20          10           5          30
QPF 12HR                   0.09        0.01           0           0        0.09
Rain
Rain Shwrs       SC SC SC SC IS IS                               IS IS SC SC SC
Tstms                                                            IS IS IS IS
Obvis             F  F  F  F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  3     3     3     4     4     3     5     5     5     4
Mixing Hgt            700   500  2100  4400  1700  1200  3200  3000  2100  1500
T Wind Dir              N    NE     E    SE    SE     S     S     W     N    NE
T Wind Spd             13    12    14    27    26    24    26    23    19    13


Date           02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          65      52    72      58    77      64    82      64    77
Temp          64 58 53   52 66 64 58   58 71 70 65   65 77 72 64   64 73 67
Dewpt         51 52 52   51 51 54 57   56 64 65 64   64 64 63 63   57 56 58
Min/Max RH       58     100    51     100    68      99    54      98    50
RH            63 81 99   96 59 69 94  100 79 83 97   98 65 74 95   79 55 74
Pwind Dir        NE       N    NE       E    SE      SE     S      SE     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 SC   B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR         40      10    10      30    20      10    10      20    20
Rain Shwrs    SC SC               SC   SC IS IS               IS   IS IS IS
Tstms                                     IS IS               IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ229-231015-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
317 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

Date           02/22/18      Fri 02/23/18            Sat 02/24/18            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      51          69          63          71          53
Temp             54 52 53 52 52 54 58 64 68 64 63 64 63 64 68 70 68 61 57 54 54
Dewpt            49 49 49 50 50 51 55 58 61 60 63 61 60 62 61 56 49 45 42 39 39
Max/Min RH                   94          75          98          49          62
RH               83 89 86 91 94 91 90 81 76 87 98 92 90 93 79 62 49 56 58 57 58
Wind Dir         NE  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE  S SE NW NW  N NE NE NE NE
Wind Spd          6  6  5  2  5  4  3  4  5  5  6  6  6  0  8  9  9  8  8  5  6
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 SC FW FW SC SC B1 B2
Clouds(%)        89 96 99 99 95 97 93 87 80 74 86 97 84 72 37 22 22 32 41 69 83
PoP 12HR                     70          40          40          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.12        0.07        0.06           0           0
Rain
Rain Shwrs       NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC                         IS
Tstms                  IS IS             SC SC SC SC
Obvis                         F  F PF PF
LAL                     1     2     1     1     3     3     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     2     2     3     3     3     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt            900   700   600  1800  1500   600  1300  3600  3500  2700
T Wind Dir              E    NE     E     E    SE    SE    SW    NW     N    NE
T Wind Spd             14    10    11     9    14    14    13    16    14    12


Date           02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          66      47    73      54    74      61    80      60    76
Temp          61 64 51   48 63 71 58   54 66 72 63   61 72 77 64   61 70 73
Dewpt         41 45 48   45 41 46 50   51 59 61 61   61 62 59 54   52 52 52
Min/Max RH       38      98    36     100    65      99    51      75    42
RH            47 50 90   91 45 42 75  100 79 68 91   98 71 54 71   72 53 46
Pwind Dir        NE       E    NE       E    SE      SE    SE      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1
PoP 12HR         20       5    10      30    20      20    10      20    20
Rain Shwrs    IS IS               SC   SC IS IS IS   IS       IS   IS IS IS
Tstms                                     IS IS IS   IS       IS   IS 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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