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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
244 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

TXZ245-121015-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
244 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

Date           12/11/17      Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu
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                      45          66          42          64          51
Temp          70 62 56 52 49 45 54 63 65 58 53 48 45 44 50 62 64 60 57 54 53 52
Dewpt         41 45 46 46 43 42 41 39 38 40 40 39 37 36 37 39 40 42 45 48 48 48
Max/Min RH                   89          37          81          41          90
RH            35 53 71 80 80 89 61 42 37 51 63 73 76 74 60 42 42 53 66 79 82 85
Wind Dir      SW SW SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E  S  S  S  S SW SW  W
Wind Spd       4  4  3  4  4  6 13 12 11  8  6  5  4  3  2  2  2  3  4  4  3  2
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)      7 23 16 19 17 21 13  2  4  2  5 11 18 21 25 30 38 46 51 56 55 55
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt            500   200  2500  3000  1400   500  2300  2700  1300   300
T Wind Dir             SW     W     N     N     N     N     N    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              6     8    20    16    10     6     3     5     5     5


Date           12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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          70      47    62      48    68      57    71      52    70
Temp          68 62 51   48 60 57 51   49 66 64 59   58 70 65 56   54 68 65
Dewpt         53 51 44   39 39 40 41   43 52 56 59   57 59 55 51   50 49 50
Min/Max RH       55      78    43      88    61     100    62      92    49
RH            59 68 76   71 45 52 69   81 61 76100   99 68 72 82   88 51 60
Pwind Dir         W       N     N      SE     S       S     W       N    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          5      10     5       5    10      20    20      10    10
Rain Shwrs                                      IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-121015-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
244 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

Date           12/11/17      Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu
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                      41          68          38          68          46
Temp          73 64 52 46 43 42 54 65 68 59 47 42 40 38 45 62 67 60 53 50 47 46
Dewpt         32 36 38 41 40 39 36 33 32 34 36 36 35 34 33 34 34 36 39 42 42 43
Max/Min RH                   94          26          88          29          90
RH            22 34 61 81 88 90 51 31 27 39 64 80 85 85 63 35 29 40 59 74 83 87
Wind Dir       W SW SW SW NW  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  W SW  S  S SE  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd       3  2  2  2  3  4 10 11  9  4  3  2  1  1  3  4  3  2  2  2  2  1
Clouds        FW SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     12 31 28 23 25 25 17  3  4  5  6 13 24 24 29 35 45 54 59 63 61 58
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt            200   200  2600  3200   300   200  2800  3300   400   200
T Wind Dir             SW    NW     N     N    NE     N     W    SW     S     S
T Wind Spd              4     5    18    12     3     2     2     5     4     4


Date           12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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          72      44    65      41    70      52    74      48    73
Temp          67 63 49   44 61 57 46   41 64 64 55   52 70 65 52   48 68 66
Dewpt         48 44 39   36 33 33 37   38 46 49 54   52 54 48 45   43 44 44
Min/Max RH       40      74    30      91    45     100    45      85    35
RH            50 50 69   73 35 41 72   87 52 60 97  100 58 55 77   85 42 47
Pwind Dir         W       N     N      SE     S       S     W       N    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          5       5     5       5    10      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ247-121015-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
244 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

Date           12/11/17      Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu
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                      52          65          48          65          56
Temp          69 64 60 57 54 52 58 64 65 60 57 53 51 48 54 63 65 62 60 58 56 56
Dewpt         41 46 48 49 48 46 43 41 39 42 42 42 40 38 39 40 42 44 47 50 51 51
Max/Min RH                   84          39          71          43          86
RH            37 53 66 76 80 82 59 44 39 50 59 65 68 69 58 44 44 53 64 74 81 85
Wind Dir      SW SW SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE  S  S  S SW SW  W
Wind Spd       4  4  4  5  6  8 16 13 12 11 10  9  8  5  3  2  2  3  4  5  4  3
Clouds        FW SC FW FW FW FW FW CL FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)      8 30 21 19 18 25 13  4  6  5  6 10 18 21 26 31 39 48 53 57 57 56
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           1500   900  2300  2900  2700  1700  2400  2400  1900  1800
T Wind Dir             SW     W     N     N     N    NE     N    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             10    11    21    18    16    11     4     5     6    10


Date           12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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          69      51    62      52    68      60    70      55    69
Temp          67 63 56   51 61 59 56   52 67 65 62   60 69 65 60   55 67 66
Dewpt         55 53 47   42 40 41 43   46 54 58 61   59 60 57 53   51 51 52
Min/Max RH       60      81    45      83    63     100    67      90    54
RH            64 71 74   73 46 52 64   80 64 77 97   99 72 75 81   85 55 62
Pwind Dir         W       N     N      SE     S       S     W       N    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          5      10     5       5    10      20    20      10    10
Rain Shwrs                                      IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-121015-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
244 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

Date           12/11/17      Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu
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                      41          66          36          65          45
Temp          73 62 51 46 44 41 54 64 66 56 48 42 38 37 45 60 64 56 51 48 47 46
Dewpt         37 41 42 41 39 38 36 35 34 36 37 36 34 32 32 33 36 39 41 42 42 42
Max/Min RH                   90          30          89          33          91
RH            27 47 72 81 83 88 51 34 31 46 66 78 85 83 60 37 35 53 68 79 83 87
Wind Dir      SW SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N NW  N NW NW  W SW  S  S  S  S SW  W
Wind Spd       4  4  3  3  4  6 10 11 10  4  3  3  2  1  3  4  4  4  4  3  2  2
Clouds        CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)      5  5  8 21 11 11  8  3  3  2  6 12 21 22 25 29 34 39 48 57 54 52
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt            200   100  2700  3100   200   200  2400  2800   300   100
T Wind Dir             SW    NW     N     N     N    NW     W    SW     S    SW
T Wind Spd              5     6    17    13     4     2     2     5     4     3


Date           12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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          70      42    63      41    70      53    72      47    72
Temp          66 58 46   43 60 53 44   42 65 62 55   53 69 61 51   48 68 62
Dewpt         47 45 38   35 35 36 37   38 48 53 55   53 56 51 49   46 46 47
Min/Max RH       45      75    35      93    50     100    53      93    39
RH            51 63 73   74 39 52 75   87 55 71100  100 63 69 93   92 45 58
Pwind Dir         W       N     N      SE     S       S     W       N    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          5      10     5       5    10      20    10      10    10
Rain Shwrs                                      IS   IS

$$

TXZ241-121015-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
244 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

Date           12/11/17      Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu
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                      40          70          39          69          48
Temp          74 65 52 47 43 41 54 66 69 60 50 44 41 40 47 63 68 61 54 51 49 49
Dewpt         32 37 40 40 39 38 37 34 33 36 38 37 36 34 34 34 36 39 41 43 44 44
Max/Min RH                   93          26          85          29          88
RH            21 35 65 79 85 89 53 31 26 40 63 76 81 81 60 34 31 44 61 76 82 86
Wind Dir      SW  S  S  W  W NW  N NE  N  N  N  N NW NW  W  S  S SE  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd       3  3  3  3  3  5 10 11  9  5  4  2  2  2  3  3  4  4  4  3  3  2
Clouds        FW SC SC SC FW SC FW CL FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     17 46 31 26 23 27 18  5  6  8 10 14 28 25 29 34 46 59 61 63 59 55
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt            200   100  2600  3200   200   200  2800  3300   400   100
T Wind Dir             SW     W     N     N     N     N    NW    SW     S     S
T Wind Spd              4     5    16    12     4     2     2     4     4     3


Date           12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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          73      46    66      43    71      53    75      50    75
Temp          68 63 49   46 62 57 45   43 65 64 55   53 71 66 53   51 70 66
Dewpt         49 46 41   37 34 35 38   39 47 51 55   53 56 51 47   45 45 47
Min/Max RH       42      76    31      88    45     100    49      82    35
RH            50 55 74   71 36 44 74   84 51 63100  100 58 60 79   80 41 50
Pwind Dir         W       N     N      SE     S       S     W       N     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC
PoP 12HR          5      10     5       5    10      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ229-121015-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
244 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

Date           12/11/17      Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu
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                      41          68          39          68          45
Temp          73 65 52 47 44 41 49 64 68 62 50 43 40 39 45 58 66 61 54 51 48 46
Dewpt         32 37 40 39 39 37 34 31 30 33 33 34 34 33 34 34 35 36 37 38 40 41
Max/Min RH                   90          24          82          30          86
RH            22 35 62 73 83 88 56 29 24 33 52 70 78 79 65 40 31 39 52 63 73 83
Wind Dir       W SW SW  W NW  N NE NE  N  N  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  E
Wind Spd       3  1  2  2  3  5  9 10  6  3  3  1  1  1  3  4  4  3  3  3  2  1
Clouds        FW SC SC SC SC SC FW CL CL CL FW FW SC FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     22 36 30 31 30 26 13  3  4  4  6 18 27 24 30 36 48 60 62 63 59 55
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                  4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt            200   100  2600  3500   200   200  2700  2800   300   200
T Wind Dir              W    NW    NE     N     E     S    SW     S     S    SE
T Wind Spd              3     5    17     9     3     2     2     6     4     3


Date           12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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          70      43    65      42    69      50    72      46    72
Temp          62 62 49   43 58 59 48   43 60 63 54   50 65 64 52   46 64 65
Dewpt         44 41 36   35 33 33 35   38 45 45 50   50 50 44 43   42 41 43
Min/Max RH       37      73    29      90    42     100    40      86    34
RH            51 46 58   73 39 37 61   83 57 51 86  100 58 46 70   85 44 43
Pwind Dir         N       N    NW       S     S       S    NW       N    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC SC   SC FW SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       5     0       5    10      10    10       5     5

$$

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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