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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
326 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

TXZ245-201015-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
326 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Date           10/19/17      Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      73          83          75          86          74
Temp          81 78 76 76 75 74 79 83 83 79 78 78 76 75 80 85 86 82 78 77 75 74
Dewpt         70 70 71 71 72 72 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 75 74
Max/Min RH                   95          70          94          68         100
RH            69 79 83 85 90 95 84 72 72 82 86 86 89 94 79 69 68 78 88 93 99100
Wind Dir       E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SW
Wind Spd      12  9  9  8  6  5  6  8  9  8  6  6  6  6 10 11 11  9  9  8  6  6
Heat Index    85                   88 88                85 93 94 88
Clouds        OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     90 82 71 83 77 73 75 67 64 67 70 71 75 79 73 68 65 62 63 65 66 68
PoP 12HR                     40          30          20          30          40
QPF 12HR                   0.32        0.08        0.06        0.03        0.04
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM
Tstms         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM
LAL                     3     3     3     3     2     2     3     3     3     3
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2000  1900  1900  1800  1700  1700  3700  3400  1500  1300
T Wind Dir              E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             20    19    18    17    16    14    18    19    16    12


Date           10/22 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            84      60      80      61      81      60      76      59      78
Temp          83 75 64 60 78 73 65 61 80 74 64 60 75 70 62 59 76 74
Dewpt         69 63 53 49 47 51 53 52 53 54 50 46 45 47 46 50 52 55
Min/Max RH         55      72      34      72      39      62      34      74      43
RH            62 65 68 70 34 46 66 72 39 51 60 62 34 44 58 74 43 52
Pwind Dir          NW       N       N      NW       N       N       N       W       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           60       5       5       5       5       5       5       5       5
Rain Shwrs    NM NM
Tstms         NM NM

$$

TXZ231-201015-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
326 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Date           10/19/17      Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      69          88          70          91          70
Temp          85 79 73 71 70 69 77 85 88 81 74 72 71 70 80 90 91 84 77 74 71 70
Dewpt         62 69 69 69 69 68 71 68 66 69 71 72 71 70 70 70 70 71 72 73 71 70
Max/Min RH                   97          49         100          51         100
RH            46 70 90 96 97 95 83 58 49 67 92 99100100 70 53 51 66 85 97100100
Wind Dir       E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SW  W
Wind Spd       9  6  5  3  2  2  2  5  6  5  8  3  2  3  6  8  9  9  6  5  2  2
Heat Index                         88 90 84             84 95 97 88
Clouds        B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     59 64 73 71 72 66 64 53 62 51 53 61 68 65 59 52 50 47 50 52 56 59
PoP 12HR                     20          20          10          10          30
QPF 12HR                   0.09        0.02           0           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS                         SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms         IS             IS IS IS IS                         SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     3     3
Haines                  3     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     4
Mixing Hgt           2600  2500  2400  2300  2200  2100  5200  5100  3800  1400
T Wind Dir              E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SW
T Wind Spd             18    16    14    12    11     9    11    16    12     4


Date           10/22 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            85      54      84      54      84      52      79      51      82
Temp          84 74 60 54 82 73 60 54 82 72 58 52 77 69 56 51 80 74
Dewpt         64 54 47 44 41 42 47 46 45 46 43 42 37 37 42 43 45 50
Min/Max RH         41      71      22      74      26      71      22      74      29
RH            51 49 63 71 23 32 62 74 28 39 59 71 24 31 57 74 30 42
Pwind Dir          NW       N      NW       W       N       N       N      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           50       5       0       0       0       5       5       5       5
Rain Shwrs    SC SC
Tstms         SC SC

$$

TXZ247-201015-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
326 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Date           10/19/17      Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      75          81          77          86          77
Temp          80 77 77 77 77 75 79 81 81 79 79 79 79 77 82 85 86 83 80 79 77 77
Dewpt         71 71 72 72 73 73 74 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 74
Max/Min RH                   92          78          90          70          93
RH            73 84 84 86 87 92 84 79 79 86 86 85 85 90 79 71 71 79 86 89 92 92
Wind Dir       E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd      13 11 11 10  8  8  6  9  9  9  9  9  9  9 10 11 11 10 10 10  9  9
Heat Index    82                   86 86                87 93 95 90
Clouds        OV B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     91 82 69 81 75 74 71 66 66 66 69 71 72 78 73 68 65 63 63 64 65 65
PoP 12HR                     40          30          20          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.39        0.08        0.06        0.02        0.04
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM
Tstms         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM
LAL                     3     3     3     3     2     2     3     3     3     3
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
Mixing Hgt           1900  1900  2000  2000  2100  2100  2700  2500  1600  1300
T Wind Dir              E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             23    21    20    19    18    17    19    19    18    17


Date           10/22 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            83      64      79      66      80      64      76      64      78
Temp          83 76 67 64 78 75 68 66 79 74 67 64 75 72 66 64 77 76
Dewpt         70 65 56 52 49 52 53 54 54 56 54 50 45 49 48 53 53 57
Min/Max RH         60      70      35      66      41      63      34      69      44
RH            66 67 67 67 35 46 60 66 41 54 63 61 35 44 52 69 44 53
Pwind Dir          NW       N       N      NW       N       N       N       W       S
Wind Char         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           60       5       5       5       5       5       5       5       5
Rain Shwrs    NM NM
Tstms         NM NM

$$

TXZ234-201015-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
326 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Date           10/19/17      Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      70          85          71          87          71
Temp          84 78 73 72 71 71 77 84 84 79 74 73 72 71 79 86 87 82 77 74 72 71
Dewpt         67 68 68 68 69 69 72 72 72 71 71 71 71 71 72 73 73 73 73 73 72 71
Max/Min RH                   97          65         100          63         100
RH            58 73 83 86 94 95 84 67 67 79 91 94 97100 80 65 63 75 89 96100100
Wind Dir       E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  S SW
Wind Spd       9  6  5  5  4  4  5  8  9  8  6  5  4  4  9 11 10  9  6  5  4  4
Heat Index    87                   89 89                   93 95 87
Clouds        B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     81 79 65 72 76 80 73 72 77 71 74 73 76 79 75 71 67 63 67 70 73 75
PoP 12HR                     40          40          20          40          40
QPF 12HR                   0.09        0.13        0.02        0.08        0.05
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM
Tstms         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM
LAL                     3     3     3     3     2     2     3     3     3     3
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt           2100  1900  1800  1600  1500  1300  5100  4500  1500  1500
T Wind Dir              E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             14    13    13    12    11    11    16    18    12     8


Date           10/22 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            83      53      81      55      82      52      76      50      79
Temp          83 73 59 53 79 72 60 55 80 72 58 52 75 67 55 50 77 73
Dewpt         67 57 49 45 47 50 50 48 51 52 45 41 43 45 41 46 51 54
Min/Max RH         49      76      32      78      35      67      31      84      39
RH            59 58 70 76 33 46 71 78 37 49 63 67 32 44 59 84 40 51
Pwind Dir          NW       N      NW      NW       N       N       N      SW       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           60       5       0       0       0       5       5       5       5
Rain Shwrs    NM NM
Tstms         NM NM

$$

TXZ241-201015-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
326 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Date           10/19/17      Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      67          88          71          92          71
Temp          87 79 73 71 69 68 76 86 88 81 75 73 72 71 81 91 92 85 78 75 72 71
Dewpt         67 70 70 70 69 68 71 69 68 70 72 72 72 70 71 71 72 72 73 73 72 71
Max/Min RH                  100          51         100          51         100
RH            53 72 90 98 99100 84 57 51 69 91 97100100 70 53 51 66 85 95100100
Wind Dir       E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  S SW
Wind Spd      10 10  6  4  3  1  3  6  8 10  8  4  3  4  6  9 11 11  9  5  3  2
Heat Index    90                   90 91 85             85 97100 91
Clouds        B1 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     64 73 69 70 62 60 63 39 41 47 54 58 67 60 55 49 47 46 44 43 47 50
PoP 12HR                     20          20          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.09        0.02           0           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS                         IS IS IS IS SC
Tstms         IS             IS IS IS IS                         IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  3     5     5     5     4     4     3     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2600  2500  2500  2400  2400  2300  4800  4600  3100  1500
T Wind Dir              E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             19    17    14    13    11    10    12    19    14     5


Date           10/22 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            88      55      84      55      85      53      80      52      83
Temp          87 77 62 55 82 74 61 55 83 74 59 53 78 70 57 52 81 75
Dewpt         66 58 48 46 41 43 47 46 46 47 44 42 37 40 43 45 47 52
Min/Max RH         43      69      22      72      26      67      22      76      30
RH            51 53 61 69 23 33 61 72 27 39 56 67 23 34 58 76 31 44
Pwind Dir          NW       N       N       W       N       N       N      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           30       5       0       0       0       5       5       0       5
Rain Shwrs    SC SC
Tstms         SC SC

$$

TXZ229-201015-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
326 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Date           10/19/17      Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      69          87          69          91          70
Temp          86 83 76 72 70 69 74 83 87 84 77 73 71 69 80 90 91 84 77 74 71 70
Dewpt         61 64 66 68 68 67 69 67 63 64 66 69 69 69 69 69 67 66 68 70 71 69
Max/Min RH                   95          45         100          46         100
RH            42 52 72 87 92 95 83 59 45 51 69 88 95100 70 51 46 56 75 89 99 99
Wind Dir      SE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SW NW
Wind Spd       8  8  8  5  4  3  4  6  6  5  6  6  4  4  6  8  6  6  6  6  3  2
Heat Index                         86                   83 94 95 86
Clouds        SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     42 48 60 71 76 76 79 53 45 46 37 51 68 62 51 40 38 36 45 53 57 61
PoP 12HR                     10          10           5          10          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs                                                       SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                                                            SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
Haines                  3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3
Mixing Hgt           2900  2700  2500  2300  2100  1900  3700  3100   800   800
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SW
T Wind Spd             17    16    14    13    12    10    12    12    12     6


Date           10/22 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            84      53      83      54      84      51      79      51      82
Temp          83 73 59 53 81 73 60 54 82 72 57 51 77 69 57 51 80 74
Dewpt         61 51 43 42 41 43 43 46 45 44 43 41 38 41 41 43 47 50
Min/Max RH         38      66      23      74      26      67      23      74      31
RH            47 45 55 66 24 33 55 74 28 37 59 67 24 35 55 74 32 42
Pwind Dir           N       N      NW       W       N      NE       N       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           40       5       0       0       0       0       0       0       0
Rain Shwrs    SC SC
Tstms         SC SC

$$

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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