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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
315 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016

TXZ245-072215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
315 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016

DATE             WED 12/07/16            THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16
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          51          55          37          48
TEMP             52 55 63 66 60 56 54 53 51 52 54 53 47 43 41 38 37 38 44 48 44
DEWPT            49 51 56 57 59 55 53 52 50 49 46 42 40 38 37 35 33 32 32 34 35
MIN/MAX RH                   74          98          64          90          57
RH               92 88 77 74 95 97 97 96 96 88 72 66 77 80 87 90 84 81 62 57 71
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE
WIND SPD          8  5  6  5  6  6  6 11 16 18 19 18 14 16 13 13 11 11  9  9  5
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        85 80 80 77 77 77 77 83 90 92 94 88 86 88 86 87 75 59 51 50 48
POP 12HR                     10          30          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.12        0.02           0           0
RAIN                    S  S
RAIN SHWRS                   SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     2     2     2     3     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT            900  1300   900  1400  1700  2300  1200   800  2300  2200
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     N     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              8     8    11    19    31    29    25    21    18    13


DATE               SAT 12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16
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            43    64      64    72      54    64      55    69
TEMP          44   45 62 64 67   66 72 66 61   56 61 59 59   55 67 65
DEWPT         43   45 57 60 63   62 65 64 58   56 54 54 54   54 59 61
MAX/MIN RH        100    82      92    79     100    69      98    73
RH            96  100 84 89 87   89 81 94 90  100 78 87 84   98 77 86
PWIND DIR          NE    SE       S     S       W     N      NE     E
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   B1 B2 OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR            5    30      20    30      20    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS            SC SC IS   IS SC SC IS   IS

$$

TXZ231-072215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
315 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016

DATE             WED 12/07/16            THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16
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                      64          48          52          32          48
TEMP             45 49 61 64 58 53 51 49 48 49 51 49 42 40 38 36 33 34 44 48 44
DEWPT            43 47 51 53 55 52 50 48 47 44 41 37 36 34 31 30 27 27 25 28 28
MIN/MAX RH                   67          97          60          82          45
RH               96 91 69 68 91 96 96 96 96 84 67 64 79 78 77 82 78 76 47 46 53
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD          3  4  3  3  4  4  5  9 13 16 16 14 13 12 10  9  9  8  6  5  4
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        85 80 80 73 68 71 74 76 78 82 86 87 83 85 84 85 79 69 62 59 56
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.01           0           0
DRIZZLE           O  O
RAIN                    S  S
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     2     2     3     3     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           1000  1300   800  1600  2300  2700  1300  1300  3600  3500
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     N     N     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              8     4     9    17    29    27    21    16    13     9


DATE               SAT 12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16
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            38    59      55    74      48    64      47    69
TEMP          38   39 55 57 55   56 69 69 60   53 59 57 49   48 65 64
DEWPT         30   31 45 52 54   55 63 60 51   49 48 49 47   47 54 57
MAX/MIN RH         85    66      98    68     100    58     100    62
RH            73   75 67 84 95   98 81 76 75   84 68 74 96  100 68 78
PWIND DIR          NE    NE      SE    SW       N     N      NE     E
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 SC   SC SC FW FW   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5    20      10    20       5     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS            IS IS         IS IS

$$

TXZ247-072215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
315 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016

DATE             WED 12/07/16            THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16
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          52          57          40          50
TEMP             57 59 65 67 61 57 55 53 52 53 56 55 50 47 44 42 41 41 47 50 49
DEWPT            52 54 57 58 60 56 54 52 51 51 48 44 42 40 40 38 36 36 35 37 37
MIN/MAX RH                   73          98          65          86          61
RH               86 83 74 73 95 96 96 96 96 93 73 66 74 78 84 86 82 81 64 62 65
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD          9  8  8  6  8 10  9 13 18 21 21 20 18 19 16 14 13 13 12 11  9
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        85 80 80 77 77 76 76 81 87 91 95 89 89 90 87 88 80 65 56 56 56
POP 12HR                     10          40          30          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.13        0.02           0           0
RAIN                    S  S
RAIN SHWRS                   SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     2     2     2     3     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           1000  1000   800  1500  1700  2300  1400  1000  2200  2200
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     N     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              9    10    13    21    34    33    29    25    23    18


DATE               SAT 12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16
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            49    66      66    72      56    65      58    70
TEMP          50   51 64 66 70   68 72 67 62   58 63 58 64   58 67 67
DEWPT         46   50 58 61 64   64 66 65 60   58 55 56 56   57 60 62
MAX/MIN RH         98    79      89    80     100    70      96    74
RH            85   98 81 84 82   89 81 94 92  100 77 94 77   96 78 83
PWIND DIR          NE    SE       S     S       W     N      NE     E
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B2 OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR            5    30      20    30      20    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS            SC SC IS   IS SC SC IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-072215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
315 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016

DATE             WED 12/07/16            THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16
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          48          51          34          48
TEMP             45 50 62 66 59 54 51 49 48 49 51 49 44 41 39 36 34 35 44 48 43
DEWPT            45 48 52 55 56 53 50 48 47 44 41 37 35 34 32 30 27 27 26 28 30
MIN/MAX RH                   67          97          61          82          44
RH              100 93 69 67 92 97 96 96 96 86 69 63 72 75 78 82 76 70 48 45 60
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD          5  3  3  3  4  3  6 10 14 17 17 17 12 12 11 10 10  9  8  6  3
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        85 80 80 76 76 78 80 88 95 89 82 81 82 81 85 84 67 46 40 40 40
POP 12HR                     10          30          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.07        0.01           0           0
RAIN                    S  S
RAIN SHWRS                   SC SC SC SC IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     2     2     2     3     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT            900  1500   900  1400  2200  2600  1500  1300  3400  3200
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     N     N     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              5     4     6    17    28    27    21    19    16     9


DATE               SAT 12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16
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            37    62      60    73      51    63      50    69
TEMP          37   38 58 61 60   61 72 67 58   52 60 58 52   50 66 63
DEWPT         32   35 51 58 60   59 64 62 55   52 50 51 48   49 57 59
MAX/MIN RH         95    75     100    76     100    62      99    68
RH            81   90 77 91100   92 76 84 89  100 70 77 86   98 73 85
PWIND DIR          NE     E       S     S       W     N      NE    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC B2 OV OV   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC FW   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR            5    20      30    30      10    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS            IS IS SC   SC SC SC

$$

TXZ241-072215-
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX
27.74N  98.03W ELEV. 177 FT
315 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016

DATE             WED 12/07/16            THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16
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          51          54          36          49
TEMP             48 53 64 67 61 56 54 53 51 52 53 51 44 43 41 38 37 37 45 49 46
DEWPT            48 49 54 56 58 55 53 51 50 47 44 40 37 36 34 33 29 29 26 31 30
MIN/MAX RH                   68          97          62          81          46
RH               98 88 70 68 89 96 96 96 96 84 69 65 79 76 76 81 73 74 48 49 54
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE
WIND SPD          5  5  4  4  5  5  5  9 13 16 17 16 14 12 12 10 10  8  8  6  4
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        85 80 80 67 67 72 77 80 83 90 97 91 90 90 90 90 86 73 68 69 69
POP 12HR                     10          20          30          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.02        0.01           0
DRIZZLE           O  O
RAIN                    S  S
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     2     2     3     3     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           1100  1400   900  1300  2100  2300  1300  1500  3400  3300
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     N     N     N     N    NE
T WIND SPD              8     6    10    17    28    28    23    19    16    10


DATE               SAT 12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16
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            41    62      58    76      52    67      52    72
TEMP          42   42 59 60 59   58 73 69 61   56 63 61 53   52 68 66
DEWPT         32   35 48 54 57   58 64 63 55   53 51 52 51   50 56 59
MAX/MIN RH         82    65      98    68      99    57      94    62
RH            68   76 66 81 93   98 75 79 81   90 67 70 91   93 66 80
PWIND DIR           N    NE       S     S      NE     N      NE     E
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           10    20      10    10      10     5       5    10
RAIN SHWRS            IS IS

$$

TXZ229-072215-
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX
28.46N  99.22W ELEV. 476 FT
315 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016

DATE             WED 12/07/16            THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16
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                      62          47          51          34          48
TEMP             45 49 59 62 56 52 50 49 47 48 50 49 45 42 39 36 34 36 45 48 46
DEWPT            43 46 48 52 54 51 49 47 46 41 37 35 33 31 28 27 24 23 22 25 25
MIN/MAX RH                   67          97          55          69          38
RH               92 87 67 69 90 95 96 96 96 76 60 56 63 65 64 69 65 59 40 40 45
WIND DIR         NE  E  E NE NE NE  N  N NE NE  N  N NE NE  N  N NE NE NE NE  E
WIND SPD          4  4  3  3  4  3  4  6 13 14 14 10 10  9  6  8  6  5  5  4  3
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        85 80 80 66 66 62 59 69 79 78 76 79 72 76 79 79 78 67 51 50 49
POP 12HR                     10          10          20           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01           0           0
DRIZZLE           O  O
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     3     3     3     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           1200  1200   600  1600  2600  3200  2100  2000  4200  4200
T WIND DIR              E     E    NE    NE    NE    NE     N    NE    NE     E
T WIND SPD              8     5     6    16    27    21    13    12    11     6


DATE               SAT 12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16
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            39    56      51    71      47    63      47    69
TEMP          41   39 51 53 52   51 66 66 55   48 59 59 51   47 63 65
DEWPT         27   30 38 46 48   50 57 56 48   45 46 47 47   46 52 54
MAX/MIN RH         74    60      97    64      94    54      95    58
RH            58   68 62 75 89   97 74 71 77   87 61 64 87   95 66 70
PWIND DIR           E     E      SE    SW      NE    NE       E    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
POP 12HR            5    10      10     5       5     0       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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