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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
341 AM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

TXZ245-092215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
341 AM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

DATE             FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16            SUN 12/11/16
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                      47          44          63          60          72
TEMP             38 41 47 47 47 46 45 45 44 45 56 61 62 61 61 60 60 61 66 69 67
DEWPT            31 31 33 34 36 38 41 41 43 45 53 57 59 60 60 59 60 61 66 66 67
MIN/MAX RH                   57         100          82         100          88
RH               75 68 58 57 65 76 87 89 96100 91 85 90 95 96 98100100100 90100
WIND DIR          N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD         13 11 10  9  8  6  8  9  9  8  9  8  6  5  4  3  8 11 13 12 10
CLOUDS           OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)       100 94 86 83 75 74 76 79 85 85 89 82 90 80 86 86 71 65 74 61 41
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02        0.02        0.08
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           2700  2600  1900   600   600   600   500   200   100   100
T WIND DIR              N    NE    NE    NE    NE     E    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             21    16    14    16    16    13     9    10    20    21


DATE               MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16
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            63    73      62    72      60    68      49    59
TEMP          64   63 67 67 64   62 66 65 60   60 60 59 54   49 56 59
DEWPT         64   61 67 66 64   61 65 65 60   55 60 59 54   49 52 53
MAX/MIN RH        100    89     100    88     100    91     100    79
RH           100  100100 97100  100 97100100  100100100100  100 86 82
PWIND DIR           S    SW       S    SW      NW     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC B1 B1 SC   SC B1 SC SC   SC B1 SC SC   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20    10      10    10       5    10      20    20
RAIN SHWRS    IS   IS                                   IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-092215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
341 AM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

DATE             FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16            SUN 12/11/16
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                      47          40          55          52          74
TEMP             35 38 46 47 45 43 42 41 40 40 51 55 54 53 52 52 52 54 67 71 65
DEWPT            24 23 24 24 25 27 31 30 31 36 42 47 49 51 51 51 52 54 61 64 64
MIN/MAX RH                   38          80          66         100          76
RH               65 54 41 38 44 54 65 66 72 86 72 73 85 92 97 95100100 83 79 96
WIND DIR          N  N  N NE NE  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE SE SW  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD          9  8  6  5  3  3  3  4  4  4  3  4  2  3  1  1  3  6  8  6  4
CLOUDS           OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 OV B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        91 82 80 77 68 64 71 81 84 88 91 83 90 82 88 82 76 60 54 46 26
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     2     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           4200  4100  3500  2000  1600  1500   800   100  1000   900
T WIND DIR              N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             13     9     5     6     6     5     2     3    11    11


DATE               MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16
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            58    75      58    74      56    70      45    57
TEMP          58   58 68 66 58   58 68 64 56   56 59 55 46   45 55 55
DEWPT         57   56 66 63 57   56 63 63 52   51 59 55 46   45 47 49
MAX/MIN RH        100    79     100    74     100    88     100    69
RH           100  100 92 93100  100 84 97100  100100100100  100 76 81
PWIND DIR           S     S       E    SE       N    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5    10       5     5       5     5      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                                      IS IS

$$

TXZ247-092215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
341 AM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

DATE             FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16            SUN 12/11/16
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                      49          48          65          62          72
TEMP             41 43 49 49 49 49 49 48 48 48 56 63 65 63 64 62 62 62 66 69 69
DEWPT            35 35 36 37 38 41 44 45 47 48 55 58 60 61 61 61 62 62 66 66 67
MIN/MAX RH                   59          98          80         100          89
RH               77 72 60 59 65 74 85 89 97100 95 86 86 91 91 96100100100 92 95
WIND DIR          N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD         17 14 12 10 11 10 10 11 11 10 11 10  9  8  5  4  9 11 12 12 11
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)       100 98 90 88 81 80 81 80 85 86 88 82 90 78 83 83 70 63 71 59 38
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           2500  2400  1900   700   400   900   900   500     0   400
T WIND DIR              N    NE    NE    NE    NE     E    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             25    20    18    18    19    17    11    13    20    21


DATE               MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16
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            65    72      64    71      62    69      52    61
TEMP          67   65 67 69 67   64 66 67 64   62 60 61 59   53 57 61
DEWPT         67   63 67 66 66   63 66 66 64   58 60 60 57   53 54 55
MAX/MIN RH        100    90     100    90     100    92     100    80
RH           100  100100 93 97  100 99 97100  100100 95 94  100 89 82
PWIND DIR           S    SW       S     S       W     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC B1 B1 SC   SC B1 SC SC   SC B1 SC SC   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20    10      10    10       5    10      20    20
RAIN SHWRS    IS   IS                                   IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-092215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
341 AM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

DATE             FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16            SUN 12/11/16
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                      47          39          59          56          73
TEMP             34 37 46 47 45 42 41 40 39 43 55 59 58 57 56 56 57 59 68 71 66
DEWPT            26 26 27 29 31 33 34 33 34 39 45 50 53 54 55 56 57 59 65 66 66
MIN/MAX RH                   47          92          65         100          84
RH               72 63 48 47 58 69 76 77 82 88 71 71 84 92 96 98100100 91 85100
WIND DIR          N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          9  9  8  6  4  3  4  5  5  6  8  5  4  3  2  2  4 10 13 11  8
CLOUDS           OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV OV B2 B1 B2 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        93 85 71 70 65 61 63 77 79 80 87 82 90 83 91 91 77 67 79 61 53
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.08
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     4
MIXING HGT           3400  3300  2300  1200  1700  1600   800   200   500   400
T WIND DIR              N    NE    NE    NE    NE     E     E     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             16    11     6     9    12    10     5     5    18    19


DATE               MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16
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            62    75      60    74      58    68      46    57
TEMP          62   62 69 65 60   60 68 63 58   58 59 54 47   46 55 54
DEWPT         61   60 67 64 60   59 64 63 54   53 59 54 47   46 48 50
MAX/MIN RH        100    82     100    79     100    91     100    75
RH           100  100 92 95100  100 86100100  100100100100  100 80 88
PWIND DIR           S     W       W    SW       N     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC B1 SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5    10       5    10      10    10      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ241-092215-
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX
27.74N  98.03W ELEV. 177 FT
341 AM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

DATE             FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16            SUN 12/11/16
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                      46          40          58          54          76
TEMP             36 39 46 46 45 43 42 41 40 44 53 58 56 55 54 54 54 58 69 74 68
DEWPT            27 26 27 28 28 30 31 32 34 38 44 48 51 53 54 53 54 58 63 65 65
MIN/MAX RH                   45          86          64         100          71
RH               69 59 48 45 52 59 66 69 76 82 72 70 82 92 97 95100100 82 74 91
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  S SW  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD         10  8  8  6  4  3  4  5  5  5  5  5  3  2  2  1  3  6  9  9  6
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)        94 89 91 89 80 79 78 81 86 89 91 84 90 79 84 80 71 57 45 43 21
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           3500  3400  3000  1900  1700  1600   900   200  1100  1000
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     N    NE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             16    11     8     9    10     8     4     4    12    14


DATE               MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16
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            61    78      61    76      59    74      48    60
TEMP          61   61 70 68 61   61 70 66 59   59 62 58 50   48 55 56
DEWPT         60   59 67 65 61   59 65 64 57   55 62 58 50   48 49 51
MAX/MIN RH        100    75     100    72     100    85     100    73
RH           100  100 88 89100  100 83 95100  100100 99100  100 80 82
PWIND DIR           S     S      SE    SE       N    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5    10      10     5       5     5      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                                      IS IS

$$

TXZ229-092215-
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX
28.46N  99.22W ELEV. 476 FT
341 AM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

DATE             FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16            SUN 12/11/16
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                      47          39          52          48          72
TEMP             35 38 46 47 45 42 41 39 39 40 47 52 50 49 49 48 48 52 62 69 64
DEWPT            22 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 29 32 36 41 45 47 48 47 48 52 57 60 59
MIN/MAX RH                   36          72          60         100          71
RH               59 50 38 36 44 51 56 60 67 71 66 68 80 91 97 97100100 81 72 83
WIND DIR          N NE NE NE  E  E SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD          6  6  4  4  3  3  3  3  2  3  2  3  2  3  1  1  1  4  6  4  2
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        79 78 65 66 54 50 48 63 72 81 87 80 87 79 81 74 66 50 46 20 10
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           4500  4400  3700  2600  2000  1900   900   100  1100  1100
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     E     E     E     E     E    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD              9     6     5     4     4     4     3     2     8     8


DATE               MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16
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            53    73      54    73      54    70      45    57
TEMP          56   53 64 65 57   54 66 65 55   54 58 57 49   45 54 55
DEWPT         55   52 61 61 56   53 61 60 55   50 58 53 48   45 46 47
MAX/MIN RH        100    75     100    67     100    76      99    64
RH            99  100 90 86 97  100 83 82100  100 97 84 98   99 73 73
PWIND DIR           S     N       E     E      SE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   SC SC SC FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0     5       5     5       0     5       5    10

$$

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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