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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
251 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

TXZ245-111030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
251 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

DATE           12/10/16      SUN 12/11/16            MON 12/12/16            TUE
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          71          65          74          64
TEMP          59 58 58 58 57 57 60 68 70 69 68 67 65 66 68 72 74 70 67 66 65 64
DEWPT         54 56 58 58 57 57 60 62 63 66 64 66 65 66 66 67 67 67 67 66 65 64
MAX/MIN RH                  100          78         100          81         100
RH            84 94100100100100100 83 79 90 90 97100100 95 83 81 92 99100100100
WIND DIR      NE  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8 11 10 10  9  8  9 11 10 11 11  9  6  6  5  4  4  5  5  5  5  4
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     88 90 91 93 88 78 77 74 75 59 57 59 61 65 64 62 60 58 59 59 60 60
POP 12HR                     20          20          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.02           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS                                     IS
OBVIS                                           F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     4     4     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            700   500   900   800   500   500  1500  1400   900   400
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S    SW     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             18    16    17    18    18    12     9     8    10     9


DATE           12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16  SAT 12/17/16
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      63    73      59    66      60    71      61    72
TEMP          73 70 65   63 71 68 62   59 65 63 61   60 69 67 63   61 70 66
DEWPT         66 66 65   63 67 65 62   58 58 58 60   60 62 63 60   61 62 62
MIN/MAX RH       76     100    79     100    76     100    76      99    72
RH            80 90100  100 85 92100   98 79 83 96  100 81 86 92   99 76 88
PWIND DIR         S       S     S       E    NE       E     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20      10    10      30    30      30    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS               SC   SC SC SC SC   SC IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-111030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
251 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

DATE           12/10/16      SUN 12/11/16            MON 12/12/16            TUE
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          72          60          77          61
TEMP          56 54 53 52 52 52 55 68 72 67 64 61 60 61 64 74 77 71 66 64 62 61
DEWPT         45 48 51 52 52 52 55 59 62 63 61 61 60 61 63 64 65 64 64 64 62 61
MAX/MIN RH                  100          68         100          66         100
RH            68 81 93100100100100 75 69 87 91100100100 95 72 66 80 93 99100100
WIND DIR      NE NE  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  4  2  3  3  2  4  6  6  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  3  3  3
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     89 94 98 96 94 83 77 68 55 42 43 41 40 36 38 40 40 40 48 56 56 57
POP 12HR                     20          10           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                     PF PF                 F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            500   400  1700  1600   500   400  1500  1400  1100   400
T WIND DIR              E     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              5     5     9    11     8     6     5     4     5     5


DATE           12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16  SAT 12/17/16
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          78      60    78      56    66      58    74      59    76
TEMP          75 71 64   60 75 70 61   56 64 63 59   58 71 68 62   59 73 67
DEWPT         65 65 63   60 66 64 61   55 54 55 57   58 62 62 59   59 60 58
MIN/MAX RH       65     100    65     100    66     100    67      99    56
RH            71 81 98  100 73 82100   94 70 76 92  100 72 80 91   99 62 73
PWIND DIR        SE      SE     S      NE    NE       E     S      SE     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10      10    10      20    20      30    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS                        IS   IS IS IS SC   SC IS IS

$$

TXZ247-111030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
251 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

DATE           12/10/16      SUN 12/11/16            MON 12/12/16            TUE
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                      60          70          67          73          66
TEMP          62 62 61 61 60 61 62 68 69 70 69 69 67 67 69 72 73 70 68 67 66 66
DEWPT         55 57 59 61 60 61 62 64 63 66 65 66 67 67 67 67 68 68 68 67 66 66
MAX/MIN RH                  100          81         100          84         100
RH            79 87 95100100100100 87 83 88 88 93100100 95 85 84 94 99100100100
WIND DIR      NE  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10 12 12 12 11  9 10 12 10 11 11 11  8  8  5  4  4  5  6  8  6  5
CLOUDS        B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     87 90 90 92 87 77 76 69 73 57 55 58 62 68 64 61 59 57 60 62 62 62
POP 12HR                     20          20          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS                                     IS
OBVIS                                          PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     4     4     4     3     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           1800   900   800   700   400   300   500   500   300   300
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S    SW     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             23    18    19    19    20    14    10     9    12    11


DATE           12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16  SAT 12/17/16
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      64    73      61    67      62    71      62    71
TEMP          72 69 66   64 71 68 63   61 66 65 63   62 69 67 64   62 70 66
DEWPT         66 67 66   64 67 66 63   60 60 60 62   62 63 63 61   62 63 63
MIN/MAX RH       82     100    83     100    77     100    78      99    77
RH            85 93100  100 88 94100   98 81 84 97  100 81 87 91   99 79 90
PWIND DIR         S       S     S       E    NE       E     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20      10    10      30    30      30    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS               SC   SC SC SC SC   SC IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-111030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
251 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

DATE           12/10/16      SUN 12/11/16            MON 12/12/16            TUE
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                      53          72          64          76          61
TEMP          56 55 54 54 53 55 59 69 72 68 66 65 64 64 67 73 76 70 66 64 63 61
DEWPT         50 51 53 54 53 55 59 61 63 65 64 65 64 64 65 65 66 65 65 64 63 61
MAX/MIN RH                  100          71         100          72         100
RH            79 88 97100100100100 74 74 90 95100100100 94 76 72 85 95 98100100
WIND DIR       E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD       6  6  5  6  5  4  5 10  9  9  8  6  4  5  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  4
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     89 91 94 94 94 84 81 76 80 83 61 60 59 54 60 66 61 55 56 56 57 58
POP 12HR                     20          20          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.02           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS                                     IS
OBVIS                                           F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     4     4     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            300   300  1200  1000   700   600  2000  2000  1600   700
T WIND DIR              E     S     S     S     S     S    SW     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             11     9    12    17    13    10     8     5     5     6


DATE           12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16  SAT 12/17/16
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      61    76      56    65      57    72      60    74
TEMP          73 69 64   61 73 68 60   56 64 62 58   57 69 67 62   60 72 65
DEWPT         65 66 63   61 67 65 60   55 54 55 56   57 61 63 60   60 61 59
MIN/MAX RH       72     100    72     100    68     100    72     100    63
RH            76 87100  100 81 88100   95 71 78 92  100 76 86 91  100 70 81
PWIND DIR         E      SE     S       E    NE       E    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR         20      10    10      30    20      30    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS               SC   SC IS IS SC   SC SC SC IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ241-111030-
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX
27.74N  98.03W ELEV. 177 FT
251 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

DATE           12/10/16      SUN 12/11/16            MON 12/12/16            TUE
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          75          62          80          63
TEMP          56 55 54 53 52 52 58 70 75 70 67 64 63 63 67 76 80 73 68 66 64 63
DEWPT         45 49 52 53 52 52 57 60 62 64 63 64 63 63 64 65 66 66 67 66 64 63
MAX/MIN RH                  100          63         100          63         100
RH            66 80 92100100100 98 71 65 82 87100100100 92 68 63 79 94100100100
WIND DIR       N NE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  E SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD       5  4  2  4  3  3  5  8  8  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     89 94 95 93 91 76 71 66 61 37 37 38 39 36 36 37 39 42 42 43 49 56
POP 12HR                     20          10           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                     PF PF                 F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     4     5     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            300   300  1500  1700   700   900  1600  1600  1300   900
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD              5     6    10    12    10     8     9     8     8     8


DATE           12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16  SAT 12/17/16
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          80      62    81      60    70      60    76      60    78
TEMP          77 73 66   62 77 73 64   60 68 66 62   60 73 70 63   60 75 69
DEWPT         67 66 66   62 68 66 63   59 58 59 60   60 63 63 60   60 60 61
MIN/MAX RH       63     100    63     100    66     100    64      99    55
RH            70 79100  100 72 79 99   98 70 76 93  100 70 78 90   99 59 75
PWIND DIR        SE      SE     S       E    NE       E     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC SC B1
POP 12HR         10      10    10      20    20      20    20      20    10
RAIN SHWRS                        IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ229-111030-
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX
28.46N  99.22W ELEV. 476 FT
251 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

DATE           12/10/16      SUN 12/11/16            MON 12/12/16            TUE
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                      49          69          52          75          57
TEMP          54 52 51 50 49 49 51 62 69 64 59 56 53 53 58 71 75 68 63 60 58 57
DEWPT         42 43 44 46 47 49 51 54 58 58 57 55 53 53 57 60 61 61 60 59 58 57
MAX/MIN RH                  100          66         100          62         100
RH            63 70 78 85 92100100 76 66 81 93 98100100 96 68 62 78 90 94 99100
WIND DIR      NE  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  E NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E
WIND SPD       3  3  2  1  1  1  3  5  4  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  2  2  2
CLOUDS        B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     86 91 93 92 86 72 64 60 31 19 15 20 26 28 28 27 28 28 33 37 49 61
POP 12HR                     10           5           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                                           F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     4     5     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            800   500  1700  1700   200   100  1000   900   400   300
T WIND DIR              E    SE     S     S    SW    SE     E     E     E    NE
T WIND SPD              4     2     6     8     3     3     4     5     5     4


DATE           12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16  SAT 12/17/16
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      57    76      55    66      56    72      55    75
TEMP          72 68 61   57 72 68 59   55 64 62 58   56 69 65 58   55 71 65
DEWPT         61 61 60   57 63 61 58   52 51 53 54   56 58 59 55   54 54 58
MIN/MAX RH       63     100    64      95    61     100    63      97    53
RH            69 80 97  100 72 80 95   90 64 72 87  100 68 79 90   97 55 76
PWIND DIR        SE       E    SE      NE    NE       E    SE      SE     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10       5    10      20    20      20    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS                        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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