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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
339 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

TXZ245-241015-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
339 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date           02/23/17      Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            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                      65          83          52          70          58
Temp             73 69 68 67 66 67 70 81 79 64 58 55 55 56 67 70 65 62 61 60 59
Dewpt            67 67 67 67 66 67 64 53 54 52 49 48 48 47 47 47 48 49 50 54 57
Max/Min RH                  100          36          85          45         100
RH               84 95 98100100100 80 37 42 65 73 77 76 71 49 45 55 64 70 81 95
Wind Dir         SE SE  S  S SW  W NW  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE
Wind Spd         13  8  5  5  3  3  6  9  5  5  8 10  9 11 12 11 10  9  9  8 10
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        13 21 21 17 33 26 13  1  1  2  0  2  3  2  5  6  7  9 11 21 31
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   IS
Obvis                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     5     5     5     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt            600   100  1200  4800  4300  1500  3800  3700  2900  1700
T Wind Dir              S    SW     W     N    NE    NE    NE     E     E    SE
T Wind Spd             16     8    10    10    11    16    19    20    17    16


Date           02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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          74      65    76      66    76      66    75      57    68
Temp          71 71 67   66 74 72 68   66 74 72 68   66 73 68 61   58 66 63
Dewpt         62 65 65   66 66 64 65   65 68 67 68   65 59 55 48   45 44 44
Min/Max RH       70     100    69      99    76     100    53      67    42
RH            73 82 94  100 76 76 91   94 80 86 99   95 62 63 63   63 45 51
Pwind Dir        SE       S     S      SE     S       S    NW      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC B1 SC SC   SC B1 SC SC   B1 B2 B2
PoP 12HR         20      20    20       5    10      10    30      30    20
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS   IS IS IS                       SC SC SC   SC IS IS

$$

TXZ231-241015-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
339 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date           02/23/17      Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            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          87          48          76          52
Temp             85 70 65 60 59 59 78 87 79 62 54 50 52 54 69 74 71 61 57 55 54
Dewpt            48 63 62 60 57 57 42 35 36 39 42 42 39 36 36 37 40 43 45 49 53
Max/Min RH                  100          15          74          26         100
RH               29 77 88 98 95 96 28 15 21 43 64 72 62 50 29 26 33 52 66 78 95
Wind Dir         SE SE  S  S  S  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd         11  8  6  6  0  6 11 10  4  4  4  4  5  8  9  9  9  6  5  4  4
Clouds           CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)         0  8  8 10 22 10  2  2  2  0  0  3  4  4  6  7  9 10 11 25 33
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   IS
Obvis                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     5     6     6     5     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           4400   400  6800  8100  7200  2400  6200  6100  5100  1800
T Wind Dir             SE     S     W     N     N    NE    NE     E     E     E
T Wind Spd             16     4    11    14     8     9    13    16    11     9


Date           02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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          79      60    83      63    87      64    80      54    70
Temp          73 76 64   62 77 79 67   65 81 83 69   66 76 75 60   57 67 67
Dewpt         60 62 63   62 60 59 63   61 65 62 65   62 47 44 41   37 33 37
Min/Max RH       58     100    44      95    45      92    28      50    27
RH            64 63 98  100 55 50 86   88 58 50 88   87 36 32 50   48 28 34
Pwind Dir        SE       S    SE      SE    SE      SE     N      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B2 B2
PoP 12HR         20      20     5       5    10       5    10      10    10
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ247-241015-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
339 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date           02/23/17      Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            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                      66          79          58          70          61
Temp             72 69 69 69 68 67 69 78 79 68 63 61 59 60 67 70 67 64 63 63 61
Dewpt            67 67 67 67 67 67 64 57 58 58 54 52 51 50 49 49 50 51 53 56 59
Max/Min RH                   98          47          79          49         100
RH               86 95 96 95 97 98 86 49 51 69 70 73 76 69 54 49 56 63 68 78 93
Wind Dir         SE SE  S  S SW  W NW  N NE  N NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE
Wind Spd         13 12 11 10  8  4  5  8  5  5 10 12 12 12 13 13 12 12 11 10 12
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        14 11 24 22 29 24 14  3  1  2  1  2  3  3  6  7  8 10 11 21 33
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     5     5     5     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt            500   300   900  3800  3500  1800  3300  3300  2900  1800
T Wind Dir              S     S     W     N    NE    NE    NE     E     E    SE
T Wind Spd             21    16    11     9    14    20    24    23    20    20


Date           02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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      66    75      67    75      67    74      59    68
Temp          70 71 68   67 73 72 69   68 73 73 69   67 72 69 63   59 66 64
Dewpt         63 66 66   67 67 65 66   66 68 68 68   66 62 57 51   48 46 47
Min/Max RH       74     100    75      98    79      99    59      69    46
RH            78 84 94  100 83 80 91   95 84 87 98   96 70 66 64   67 50 53
Pwind Dir        SE       S     S      SE    SE       S     N      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1   SC B1 SC SC   SC B1 SC SC   SC B1 B1 SC   B1 B2 B2
PoP 12HR         20      20    20       5    10      10    30      30    20
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS   IS IS IS                       SC SC SC   SC IS IS

$$

TXZ234-241015-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
339 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date           02/23/17      Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            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                      62          85          46          71          51
Temp             73 69 68 64 64 64 70 85 74 56 50 47 52 53 67 71 67 57 56 55 53
Dewpt            61 64 64 64 63 62 55 42 46 45 43 42 41 39 39 41 43 42 42 45 49
Max/Min RH                  100          22          84          33         100
RH               67 85 87 99 96 93 59 22 37 66 78 81 66 59 36 34 43 58 60 70 86
Wind Dir         SE SE  S  S  W  W NW NW  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd         14  9  8  5  5  4  9  9  5  5  6  8  5  8 10  9  8  5  5  4  5
Clouds           CL FW FW FW SC SC CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         5 17 22 25 31 26  5  0  0  4  0  1  2  1  2  5  8  9 11 20 25
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   IS
Obvis                      F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           1700   400  2800  5200  4600  2000  5200  5000  4000  2200
T Wind Dir              S    SW    NW     N     N    NE    NE     E     E     E
T Wind Spd             19    11    12    12    10    11    14    16    11    10


Date           02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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          75      62    79      64    80      64    76      54    68
Temp          71 72 65   63 76 75 67   66 78 76 68   66 74 71 59   57 66 64
Dewpt         59 64 64   63 63 63 64   63 67 67 67   64 52 50 43   39 39 42
Min/Max RH       63     100    59      99    65      98    40      59    35
RH            65 75 96  100 64 67 89   91 70 73 96   93 45 47 55   52 37 44
Pwind Dir        SE       S     S      SE     S       S    NW      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 B2
PoP 12HR         20      20    20      10    10      10    20      20    10
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS   IS IS IS                       IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ241-241015-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
339 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date           02/23/17      Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            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                      58          88          49          78          56
Temp             85 70 65 62 60 60 77 88 80 63 55 51 52 57 72 77 74 63 60 58 57
Dewpt            45 61 61 60 59 56 46 34 35 38 41 41 40 40 40 42 45 47 50 53 57
Max/Min RH                   99          14          73          29         100
RH               25 73 85 92 96 89 34 14 20 41 60 69 65 52 31 29 35 56 70 85 99
Wind Dir         SE SE  S  S  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd         11  9  6  5  3  6 12 12  5  4  4  5  5  8 10 11 11  8  5  4  5
Clouds           CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)         0  7  7  8 12 10  2  1  1  0  1  4  5  4  6  9 12 13 14 34 48
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   IS
Obvis                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     5     6     6     5     5     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           4900   700  5800  8400  7400  2400  6100  6000  4900  1500
T Wind Dir              S    SW    NW     N     N    NE    NE     E     E     E
T Wind Spd             16     8    16    17     8     8    14    19    13     9


Date           02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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          82      62    85      65    89      65    82      56    72
Temp          77 78 66   63 80 81 69   66 84 85 70   67 79 78 61   58 69 68
Dewpt         61 62 64   63 61 60 64   64 65 63 66   64 53 46 43   40 36 39
Min/Max RH       52     100    43      96    43      96    30      54    28
RH            57 58 95  100 51 48 87   91 52 48 88   91 41 32 52   52 30 34
Pwind Dir        SE       S    SE      SE    SE      SE    NE      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B2 B2
PoP 12HR         20      10    10       5    10       5    20      20    10
Rain Shwrs    IS IS                                     IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ229-241015-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
339 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date           02/23/17      Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            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          87          47          76          52
Temp             89 76 68 63 57 64 84 86 78 63 53 49 47 53 69 75 73 63 58 55 52
Dewpt            33 41 46 46 49 45 32 24 23 28 29 31 34 33 33 33 34 37 41 45 50
Max/Min RH                   74          10          61          21         100
RH               14 28 45 53 74 49 15 10 13 26 39 50 61 47 26 21 23 38 53 69 92
Wind Dir         SE SE SE  N  N  N NW NW  N NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd          3  4  4  6  4  8 14 12  4  4  3  4  5  8  9 10  9  8  8  5  5
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)         0  0  0  1  7  4  1  2  2  2  0  0  8  4  5  7 10 10  9 29 40
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     5     5     6     6     5     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           9200  3800  9700 10100  9200  4200  6800  7400  6700  2700
T Wind Dir             SE    NE     N     N    NE    NE     E     E     E     E
T Wind Spd              6     6    19    17     6     8    13    17    14    11


Date           02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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          81      57    86      62    88      62    81      54    71
Temp          74 79 63   57 79 83 68   62 82 85 69   62 76 78 61   54 67 69
Dewpt         58 57 61   56 55 50 58   60 61 51 57   53 39 37 38   35 27 30
Min/Max RH       47      97    30      95    31      73    21      48    20
RH            57 48 93   95 43 31 70   92 50 31 66   71 26 23 42   48 22 23
Pwind Dir        SE       S     N      SE     S       E     N      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC FW   SC SC FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B2
PoP 12HR         20       5     5       5     5       5    10      10    10
Rain Shwrs    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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