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FOUS54 KCRP 260827
PFWCRP

Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
327 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

TXZ245-262215-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
327 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date             Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      92          62          82          74          85
Temp          76 75 83 91 92 83 71 67 64 62 72 80 82 79 77 75 75 74 79 84 85 82
Dewpt         73 73 72 66 55 57 56 58 57 55 57 61 64 67 70 72 72 73 73 73 74 74
Min/Max RH                   29          80          53          97          69
RH            89 95 69 45 29 41 60 73 79 80 61 53 55 67 80 88 93 97 81 72 70 76
Wind Dir       S  S SW  W NW NW  N  N NE NE  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd      14 12 13 14 16 10 13 11 11 10  8 10 10 10  9  9  9 10 12 14 14 14
Heat Index          88 93                         84                   90 92 88
Clouds        OV OV B1 FW CL CL FW FW CL FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     90 95 66  6  3  4  6  6  2  8  3  7  6 15 28 41 44 48 42 36 36 36
PoP 12HR                     10           5           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     6     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           3800  6600  1300  1200  2300  2200  1600  1500  1900  1800
T Wind Dir             SW    NW     N    NE     E    SE    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             25    25    21    19    16    17    18    18    20    24


Date          Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17 Mon 05/01/17 Tue 05/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            77      86      68      79      60      80      66      81
Temp          78 77 85 80 71 68 77 72 63 60 77 75 69 66 79 78
Dewpt         75 75 75 74 71 65 53 52 50 49 49 52 58 61 63 66
Max/Min RH         95      69     100      39      68      35      84      55
RH            91 95 72 84 99 91 44 49 62 68 37 45 69 84 57 67
Pwind Dir          SE       S      SE       N      NE       E      SE      SE
Wind Char         15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5      20      40      10       0       0       0       0
Rain Shwrs          IS IS SC SC
Tstms               IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ231-262215-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
327 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date             Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      97          56          90          70          99
Temp          75 73 85 95 97 84 68 63 59 56 73 87 90 88 77 74 72 70 84 96 99 96
Dewpt         75 70 58 49 42 43 49 50 49 48 51 54 57 60 66 69 70 70 69 69 69 69
Min/Max RH                   15          74          32         100          37
RH            91 90 41 21 15 24 51 62 69 74 46 33 33 40 67 87 97100 63 41 37 42
Wind Dir       S  S NW  W NW NW  N NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE
Wind Spd      11  8 16 17 16  9 10  8  5  3  5  8  9 11 10  8  6  6  8 11 12 13
Heat Index                                                          88102106102
Clouds        B2 B2 FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     84 79 13  3  2  2  5  4  2  4  3  7 10 15 25 35 45 56 47 38 34 31
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     6     5     4     5     5     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           7500  8300  6100   400  3900  5000  2400  1400  2300  4600
T Wind Dir              W    NW     N     E    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S
T Wind Spd             27    25    17     9    11    17    20    17    14    14
Red Flag                W  W


Date          Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17 Mon 05/01/17 Tue 05/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            75      99      65      83      53      87      60      90
Temp          80 75 97 94 71 65 81 79 59 53 83 83 64 60 86 87
Dewpt         73 73 69 69 68 56 42 40 46 45 43 45 52 58 58 60
Max/Min RH         93      38      93      22      74      22      93      36
RH            80 93 41 44 91 73 26 26 62 74 24 27 65 93 39 41
Pwind Dir          SE       S      SE       N      NE      SE      SE      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW CL FW FW CL FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5      20      40      10       0       0       0       0
Rain Shwrs          IS IS SC SC
Tstms               IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ247-262215-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
327 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date             Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      90          66          81          75          83
Temp          76 76 83 88 90 82 73 70 68 66 73 79 81 79 77 77 76 75 79 81 83 81
Dewpt         73 73 73 69 60 62 61 61 59 57 59 62 66 68 71 72 73 73 74 74 74 74
Min/Max RH                   38          75          57          94          76
RH            90 92 74 54 38 50 65 73 74 73 61 57 61 70 80 87 92 94 85 78 76 81
Wind Dir       S  S SW  W NW NW  N  N NE NE  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd      17 17 16 13 14 11 16 16 14 12  9 10 10 10 10 10 10 11 12 14 14 16
Heat Index          88 93                         83                   87 89 86
Clouds        OV OV B1 FW CL CL FW FW CL FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     90 94 66  7  4  5  6  6  3  8  4  8  7 19 30 41 44 48 41 34 34 34
PoP 12HR                     10           5           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     6     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           1600  1000  1700  1700  1900  1800  1600  1500  1500  1400
T Wind Dir             SW    NW     N    NE     E    SE    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             26    24    27    25    18    17    18    18    21    21


Date          Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17 Mon 05/01/17 Tue 05/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            78      85      71      79      65      79      69      80
Temp          79 78 84 80 74 71 78 74 68 65 77 76 72 69 78 78
Dewpt         75 75 75 75 73 66 56 54 51 51 50 54 59 62 64 67
Max/Min RH         91      73      99      43      61      38      78      61
RH            89 90 76 85 98 87 47 50 55 61 40 47 65 78 62 71
Pwind Dir          SE       S      SE       N      NE       E      SE      SE
Wind Char         15>     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5      10      30      20       0       0       0       0
Rain Shwrs                SC SC IS IS
Tstms                     SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ234-262215-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
327 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date             Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      93          56          85          70          91
Temp          76 75 84 91 93 82 67 63 59 56 70 82 85 81 74 73 71 71 82 88 91 87
Dewpt         73 72 70 61 50 53 52 53 50 49 53 57 60 62 66 69 70 70 71 71 72 73
Min/Max RH                   23          76          42         100          53
RH            91 90 64 37 23 38 59 70 74 76 55 42 43 52 75 88 99 99 70 57 54 63
Wind Dir       S  S SW  W NW NW  N  N NE  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd      14 12 12 16 14  8 10  8  6  5  6  8  9 10  8  6  6  8 11 13 14 14
Heat Index          88                                              86 94 98 94
Clouds        OV OV B1 FW CL CL FW FW CL FW CL CL CL FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     90 95 59  8  2  4  6  8  2  7  1  4  3  6 24 41 47 53 46 40 42 45
PoP 12HR                     10           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     6     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           5400  8300  2600   200  2800  3300  1600  1400  2400  2300
T Wind Dir             SW    NW     N    NE     E    SE    SE    SE     S     S
T Wind Spd             24    23    16    11    12    16    18    13    17    21


Date          Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17 Mon 05/01/17 Tue 05/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            75      88      65      79      52      81      59      84
Temp          78 76 86 81 69 65 77 71 56 52 78 75 63 60 81 80
Dewpt         74 74 73 73 69 61 50 48 47 46 45 49 54 58 60 62
Max/Min RH         95      62     100      35      81      29      94      43
RH            88 94 65 76100 87 39 45 73 79 32 40 73 94 48 55
Pwind Dir          SE       S      SE       N      NE      SE      SE      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5      20      50      10       0       0       0       0
Rain Shwrs          IS IS SC SC
Tstms               IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ241-262215-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
327 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date             Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                     100          58          91          70         100
Temp          75 73 86 97100 87 70 65 60 58 74 88 91 84 76 74 71 71 84 95100 92
Dewpt         74 70 61 49 43 45 50 51 49 49 56 57 60 64 68 70 71 70 69 68 69 70
Min/Max RH                   14          73          35         100          37
RH            91 91 43 20 14 24 49 60 66 73 54 36 36 52 76 89 98 99 63 42 37 49
Wind Dir       S  S NW  W NW  N  N  N NE NE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE
Wind Spd      10  8 16 17 16  8 12  8  6  4  6  8 10 12  9  8  8  9 10 12 13 14
Heat Index                                                          87100106 97
Clouds        OV OV FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     90 95 13  3  0  2  5  5  3  5  4  9 11 18 26 34 43 52 41 29 30 30
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     6     5     4     5     5     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           7200  8000  5300   300  3800  4000  1900  1400  2200  3100
T Wind Dir              W    NW     N    NE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE
T Wind Spd             26    24    18    10    12    18    18    14    14    16
Red Flag                W  W


Date          Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17 Mon 05/01/17 Tue 05/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            75     102      65      84      55      88      61      90
Temp          79 76 97 90 71 66 81 75 60 55 82 79 65 61 85 83
Dewpt         73 73 67 68 68 59 45 41 46 46 45 47 55 59 59 62
Max/Min RH         95      33      96      22      71      23      92      37
RH            83 92 38 50 91 78 28 30 60 70 27 33 70 92 41 49
Pwind Dir          SE       S      SE       N      NE      SE      SE      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5      10      20      10       0       0       0       0
Rain Shwrs                IS IS
Tstms                     IS IS

$$

TXZ229-262215-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
327 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date             Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      98          57          93          70          99
Temp          74 71 84 95 98 85 69 64 60 57 74 90 93 91 81 76 71 70 80 91 99 98
Dewpt         65 57 46 44 39 37 43 47 47 47 49 50 51 52 60 66 68 68 67 65 63 61
Min/Max RH                   13          69          24          94          29
RH            70 62 26 18 13 18 39 54 64 69 41 26 24 26 49 72 89 94 66 43 30 30
Wind Dir      SW  W NW NW NW NW  N NE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  E SE  S  S SE
Wind Spd       9  5 19 18 17 12  8  5  5  4  6  9  9 11 10  9  6  5  5  6  5  6
Heat Index                                                             94101
Clouds        CL SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL FW FW FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)      0 41  9  1  1  3  3  3  2  4  6  4  4 15 19 23 39 54 45 36 33 30
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     6     6     4     6     6     6     4     4     6
Mixing Hgt           7600  8500  6600   300  3800  5700  4000  1100  2700  3300
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    NE     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             31    27    13     9    12    17    18    10     8     9
Red Flag                W  W


Date          Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17 Mon 05/01/17 Tue 05/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            74     100      65      84      55      89      61      93
Temp          81 74 93 97 74 65 79 82 62 55 79 87 68 61 84 91
Dewpt         70 70 63 54 57 48 39 31 39 42 39 38 48 54 55 55
Max/Min RH         87      23      60      15      63      16      78      28
RH            70 87 38 24 55 53 24 16 43 63 24 18 48 78 38 30
Pwind Dir          SE      SW      NE       N       E      SE      SE      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC SC SC FW CL CL FW FW CL FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5      10      20       5       0       0       0       0
Rain Shwrs                IS IS
Tstms                     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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