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FOUS54 KCRP 170938
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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
338 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

TXZ245-172215-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
338 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date             Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18
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                      70          61          72          64          74
Temp             62 64 69 70 67 64 63 62 61 62 70 71 70 66 65 64 64 67 72 74 72
Dewpt            62 64 63 63 63 61 60 60 60 61 64 65 64 63 62 63 62 64 65 65 65
Min/Max RH                   79          97          80          96          75
RH              100100 82 81 88 91 90 94 95 96 82 82 81 88 91 94 96 91 80 75 81
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S SE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd          5  4  5  5  5  5  4  3  4  5  8 10 10  9 10 10  9 10 14 14 11
Clouds           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        81 79 71 71 76 85 75 78 74 75 69 73 64 68 64 75 70 61 77 60 73
PoP 12HR                     30          20          30          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.02        0.03           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs       SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                                                        IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     2     2     2     4     4     4     4     3
Mixing Hgt           1000  1500   700   400   800   900   700   500  1500  1300
T Wind Dir              S    SE     E     E    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              9    10     9     6    11    17    17    19    24    25


Date               Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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            65    74      63    68      53    65      57    71
Temp          67   65 72 71 65   63 67 64 56   53 63 63 58   57 68 68
Dewpt         64   63 66 66 63   62 59 58 52   51 54 57 55   55 60 60
Max/Min RH         96    78      95    73      93    72      95    70
RH            92   96 82 85 94   95 77 81 85   93 73 81 88   95 76 77
Pwind Dir          SE     S      SE     E       N    NE      NE    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   OV OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B1 B1
PoP 12HR           20    30      50    70      50    30      20    20
Rain Shwrs    IS   IS SC SC SC   SC NM NM SC   SC SC SC IS   IS IS IS
Tstms         IS   IS SC SC SC   SC NM NM IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-172215-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
338 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date             Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18
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                      76          60          78          64          84
Temp             62 64 73 76 72 66 63 61 60 62 73 78 74 68 67 65 64 69 80 84 79
Dewpt            62 64 62 61 62 60 60 61 59 61 63 64 63 63 63 63 63 64 63 63 65
Min/Max RH                   59          99          63          96          51
RH              100100 68 59 71 83 89 98 97 96 73 63 68 82 88 94 96 83 56 51 63
Wind Dir         SE SE  S SE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd          4  4  5  4  6  5  3  3  3  5  9 11 12 11 10  9  8 12 16 16 12
Clouds           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        84 82 79 76 83 86 82 83 85 86 72 67 61 62 70 76 79 74 75 60 74
PoP 12HR                     30          30          30          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.02        0.02           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                                                        IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     2     2     2     3     4     4     4     3
Mixing Hgt           3100  3300  2300  1400  2000  3100  1500  1300  3200  4500
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     E     E    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              8     9     9     6    11    20    21    25    32    29


Date               Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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            66    79      63    68      50    64      55    74
Temp          70   66 77 75 66   63 67 63 53   50 61 62 57   55 70 69
Dewpt         64   64 65 66 64   62 56 54 48   47 50 54 53   54 57 60
Max/Min RH         94    63      96    63      91    65      95    59
RH            84   94 66 74 93   96 68 71 81   91 66 76 89   95 63 71
Pwind Dir          SE    SE      SE    NE       N    NE       E    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2   B2 OV B2 B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B1
PoP 12HR           20    40      50    70      40    30      20    20
Rain Shwrs    IS   IS SC SC SC   SC NM NM SC   SC SC SC IS   IS IS IS
Tstms         IS   IS SC SC SC   SC NM NM IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-172215-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
338 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date             Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18
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          61          69          63          72
Temp             62 62 67 68 66 64 63 62 61 63 67 69 67 65 64 64 63 66 71 72 70
Dewpt            62 62 62 62 63 60 60 60 59 61 63 64 62 62 62 62 62 62 64 63 64
Min/Max RH                   81          95          84          95          74
RH              100100 86 81 90 89 91 94 95 92 86 85 85 89 92 94 95 89 80 74 82
Wind Dir          S  S  S SE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE
Wind Spd          6  5  4  5  6  5  5  5  5  6  9  9 10 10 11 11 10 11 14 14 12
Clouds           B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        81 78 68 70 74 81 73 75 71 72 67 70 60 67 61 73 65 60 73 60 67
PoP 12HR                     30          20          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.02        0.02           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs       SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS
Obvis            F+ F+ F+  F  F  F  F  F  F  F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     2     4     4     4     4     3
Mixing Hgt            300   500   300   200   300   400   400   400   500   500
T Wind Dir              S    SE     E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE
T Wind Spd             10    10    10    10    12    16    18    18    19    19


Date               Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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            64    72      63    67      55    65      58    70
Temp          66   64 71 70 65   63 67 64 57   55 63 63 59   58 67 67
Dewpt         63   63 65 65 63   62 59 58 53   52 54 56 55   56 59 59
Max/Min RH         95    80      95    75      92    72      94    70
RH            92   95 84 85 94   94 78 83 87   92 73 80 88   94 75 77
Pwind Dir          SE    SE      SE     E      NE    NE      NE    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   OV OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B1 B1
PoP 12HR           10    20      40    60      50    30      20    20
Rain Shwrs            IS IS SC   SC NM NM SC   SC SC SC IS   IS IS IS
Tstms                 IS IS SC   SC NM NM IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-172215-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
338 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date             Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18
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                      73          59          76          63          78
Temp             61 63 71 73 68 63 61 60 59 62 72 76 72 67 66 64 63 67 75 78 75
Dewpt            61 63 61 60 60 58 57 58 58 60 64 65 63 62 62 62 62 64 65 65 65
Min/Max RH                   64          95          69          97          64
RH              100100 72 64 76 84 87 92 94 92 75 69 73 84 87 93 97 90 71 64 72
Wind Dir         SE  W  S SE  E NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd          4  4  4  5  5  5  3  3  4  5  9 12  9  9  9 10 10 11 16 16 14
Clouds           B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        84 88 81 82 82 87 86 81 83 85 80 82 71 73 71 78 80 66 83 63 83
PoP 12HR                     40          30          30          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.02        0.04           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                                                        IS
Obvis             F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     2     2     2     3     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           1600  2500  2000   900  1600  3100  1500  1100  3000  2900
T Wind Dir             SW    SE    NE    NE    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              8     9     9     6    11    20    18    19    27    29


Date               Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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            66    77      63    68      51    65      56    73
Temp          68   66 75 73 65   63 67 64 55   51 63 63 58   56 70 69
Dewpt         64   64 66 66 62   60 57 56 49   49 52 56 54   55 60 60
Max/Min RH         95    70      93    67      91    68      95    65
RH            86   95 74 80 91   92 71 76 81   91 68 79 86   95 71 74
Pwind Dir           S     S      SE    NE       N    NE       E    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 B2 B1
PoP 12HR           20    40      50    80      50    30      20    20
Rain Shwrs    IS   IS SC SC SC   SC  O  O SC   SC SC SC IS   IS IS IS
Tstms         IS   IS SC SC SC   SC  O  O IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ241-172215-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
338 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date             Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18
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                      80          63          80          64          85
Temp             65 68 76 80 74 68 65 64 63 65 76 80 76 69 67 65 64 70 80 85 80
Dewpt            65 66 63 62 64 63 62 62 60 62 63 64 63 63 63 63 62 63 63 63 65
Min/Max RH                   55          95          59          94          49
RH              100 96 63 55 71 84 91 95 92 89 65 59 64 80 88 93 94 81 57 49 62
Wind Dir         SE  S  S SE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd          5  6  8  6  9  6  5  4  4  6 10 13 12 11 10 10 10 13 17 18 14
Heat Index                                                             82
Clouds           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        79 77 70 73 78 80 75 82 81 83 70 64 37 50 69 77 71 64 73 54 69
PoP 12HR                     20          20          30          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.02        0.02           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     3     2     2     2     4     4     4     4     3
Mixing Hgt           3200  4200  2700  1400  2100  2800  1600  1200  3300  4500
T Wind Dir              S    SE     E     E    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             12    12    12     8    13    23    21    24    32    33


Date               Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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            66    82      65    73      54    68      57    75
Temp          70   66 79 77 68   65 71 68 57   54 65 65 59   57 72 71
Dewpt         65   64 64 65 65   63 58 57 50   50 52 55 54   54 57 59
Max/Min RH         92    57      95    58      88    60      93    55
RH            84   91 62 67 89   95 62 67 78   88 62 71 85   93 60 66
Pwind Dir          SE     S      SE     E       N    NE      NE    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B2 OV B2 B1   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B1
PoP 12HR           10    40      40    60      40    30      20    20
Rain Shwrs            SC SC SC   SC NM NM SC   SC SC SC IS   IS IS IS
Tstms                 SC SC SC   SC NM NM IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ229-172215-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
338 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date             Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18
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                      74          59          80          64          86
Temp             60 61 70 74 72 66 62 60 59 60 70 79 75 69 67 65 64 70 82 86 81
Dewpt            60 61 60 60 59 57 57 57 57 57 61 63 61 61 62 62 61 62 62 60 59
Min/Max RH                   62          92          54          91          41
RH              100100 72 62 65 73 82 90 91 90 72 58 60 77 84 89 91 76 52 41 48
Wind Dir          E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd          4  4  4  4  6  9  6  5  4  6  9 11 10 10 10  8  8 11 12 11 10
Clouds           OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        91 91 82 77 74 85 82 86 90 89 79 80 78 67 77 84 75 70 62 53 51
PoP 12HR                     30          30          30          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.02        0.04           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                                                        IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     2     2     2     2     3     3     4     5     4
Mixing Hgt            800  1100   700   600  1000  2500  1800  1100  4000  5200
T Wind Dir              E    NE     E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S
T Wind Spd              8     9    13     9    12    18    21    18    27    20


Date               Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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            66    83      61    68      49    64      54    73
Temp          70   66 79 77 65   61 66 63 53   49 61 61 56   54 70 69
Dewpt         63   63 63 59 61   58 54 50 45   45 47 50 52   52 55 55
Max/Min RH         91    48      92    58      84    57      95    54
RH            80   91 58 55 87   91 65 63 75   84 59 67 87   95 61 62
Pwind Dir          SE    SE      SE     N       N    NE       E    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B2 B2 B1 B1   B2 OV OV B2   B2 OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2
PoP 12HR           20    40      50    60      20    20      20    20
Rain Shwrs    IS   IS SC SC SC   SC NM NM IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS
Tstms         IS   IS SC SC SC   SC NM NM 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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