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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
356 AM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

TXZ245-292215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
356 AM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

DATE             THU 09/29/16            FRI 09/30/16            SAT 10/01/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      88          66          83          65          84
TEMP          73 71 79 88 87 83 77 72 67 67 74 82 82 79 73 70 68 66 76 83 84 79
DEWPT         70 70 66 61 60 62 60 58 58 57 57 56 53 56 55 59 58 60 58 58 59 60
MIN/MAX RH                   39          75          37          82          43
RH            91 98 64 41 41 50 56 62 73 72 55 42 37 46 54 66 70 82 55 45 44 54
WIND DIR      NW  N  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  E NE  N NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       2  4  6  9  9  6  8  8  8  8  9  8  6  5  5  4  4  4  5  5  4  6
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     17 10 12 14  7  0  0  1  1  6  6  6  4  6  7  9 16 34 35 34 35 40
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     3     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           4900  4900   500   500  4000  4700  3800  2100  4500  4300
T WIND DIR              N    NE    NE    NE    NE     N    NE    NE    NE     E
T WIND SPD              8     8    10    13    13     5     9     8     9    11


DATE          SUN 10/02/16 MON 10/03/16 TUE 10/04/16 WED 10/05/16
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            67      85      70      86      73      88      76      88
TEMP          72 67 84 80 74 71 86 81 76 74 87 83 78 77 87 84
DEWPT         64 64 63 64 66 66 65 67 69 69 70 71 73 73 73 73
MAX/MIN RH         91      49      89      51      87      57      92      63
RH            74 88 50 59 77 87 52 63 79 85 57 67 83 90 65 70
PWIND DIR           E       E       E       E      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       5       5      10      10      10      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS
TSTMS                                                   IS IS

$$

TXZ231-292215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
356 AM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

DATE             THU 09/29/16            FRI 09/30/16            SAT 10/01/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          60          84          59          86
TEMP          68 69 80 90 88 81 74 68 62 61 72 83 83 80 68 64 62 60 74 83 86 80
DEWPT         67 68 66 61 57 58 57 53 54 52 54 52 51 53 54 57 54 55 55 55 51 56
MIN/MAX RH                   35          77          32          85          31
RH            95 98 61 39 35 46 56 58 75 71 53 34 34 40 62 78 78 84 53 38 31 43
WIND DIR      NE  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N NE NE  N NE NE NE  E NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD       1  3  4  8  8  6  6  6  6  6  6  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  3
CLOUDS        FW CL FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     16  0 11 22 13  4  2  0  0  2  2  3  7  8  9 13 22 40 37 30 33 31
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  6     6     5     4     4     6     5     5     5     6
MIXING HGT           6200  6400   700   400  4200  5300  4300  1300  5200  5100
T WIND DIR              N    NE    NE    NE    NE     N    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              8    11    13     9    11     6     6     5     6     6


DATE          SUN 10/02/16 MON 10/03/16 TUE 10/04/16 WED 10/05/16
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            61      88      65      90      68      92      71      93
TEMP          66 63 85 83 68 66 87 84 71 69 90 85 74 72 90 85
DEWPT         61 61 59 61 64 64 63 64 67 68 66 68 72 71 71 71
MAX/MIN RH         99      38      98      41     100      43     100      48
RH            86 94 42 49 87 94 46 52 89 96 47 57 94 99 53 63
PWIND DIR          SE       E       E       E      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       5       5      10      10      10

$$

TXZ247-292215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
356 AM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

DATE             THU 09/29/16            FRI 09/30/16            SAT 10/01/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      87          70          82          70          83
TEMP          78 74 80 86 87 84 80 74 70 70 75 80 82 80 77 75 73 70 78 82 83 80
DEWPT         71 72 69 63 64 64 64 61 62 61 61 59 56 57 57 59 58 61 61 60 62 61
MIN/MAX RH                   45          77          42          73          48
RH            80 92 70 47 47 51 60 63 76 73 63 49 42 46 50 57 60 73 57 48 49 53
WIND DIR       N  N  N NE NE NE  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       4  5  9 10 10  8 11 12 12 11 11  9  8  8  6  5  4  5  6  6  6  8
HEAT INDEX                   86
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     17 16 16 16 10  5  3  1  1  8  8  9  6  7  7  9 16 29 35 36 37 40
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     5     5     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           4100  3900  1100  1200  3400  4200  4200  3000  4000  3900
T WIND DIR              N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E    NE    NE     E
T WIND SPD              8     8    10    19    17     8    11     9    10    13


DATE          SUN 10/02/16 MON 10/03/16 TUE 10/04/16 WED 10/05/16
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            72      84      74      85      77      86      78      86
TEMP          76 73 83 80 77 74 84 81 79 78 85 83 81 79 86 85
DEWPT         64 65 65 65 67 68 68 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 74 74
MAX/MIN RH         79      53      83      56      80      61      87      67
RH            66 77 55 61 72 82 58 66 73 79 63 71 80 86 69 72
PWIND DIR           E       E       E       E      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       5      10      10      10      10      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS
TSTMS                                                   IS IS

$$

TXZ234-292215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
356 AM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

DATE             THU 09/29/16            FRI 09/30/16            SAT 10/01/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      89          59          83          59          86
TEMP          66 67 78 88 86 79 73 67 61 60 71 82 81 78 69 64 61 60 75 84 85 79
DEWPT         60 64 62 58 59 58 55 53 54 52 54 52 51 55 54 55 55 55 56 55 54 58
MIN/MAX RH                   36          80          33          87          34
RH            81 89 57 36 40 48 54 60 77 75 54 35 35 45 59 73 79 85 53 37 34 48
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N NE  E NE NE  N NE NE NE  E
WIND SPD       2  3  6  9  9  8  5  6  5  5  6  5  5  4  3  2  3  3  4  4  3  4
CLOUDS        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     16  0  2  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  2  4 12 12 24 36 39 31 33 38
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           5000  6400   300   200  4100  4800  3800  1500  5400  5100
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N    NE     N    NE    NE    NE     E
T WIND SPD              8    10     9     8    11     6     5     5     6     8


DATE          SUN 10/02/16 MON 10/03/16 TUE 10/04/16 WED 10/05/16
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            63      86      65      88      69      90      72      90
TEMP          68 64 85 80 69 66 86 81 72 69 88 83 75 73 88 84
DEWPT         61 61 59 61 63 62 61 64 66 66 67 69 71 71 71 72
MAX/MIN RH         91      40      90      41      93      49      98      55
RH            80 88 42 52 80 86 42 55 82 90 50 62 87 95 58 67
PWIND DIR           E       E       E       E      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR            0       0       0       5       5      10      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS
TSTMS                                                   IS IS

$$

TXZ241-292215-
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX
27.74N  98.03W ELEV. 177 FT
356 AM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

DATE             THU 09/29/16            FRI 09/30/16            SAT 10/01/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          63          86          62          88
TEMP          71 71 81 91 90 85 78 71 65 64 73 84 85 82 72 68 65 63 76 85 88 82
DEWPT         69 70 69 64 58 58 59 55 55 53 54 52 52 53 55 58 56 57 57 54 51 57
MIN/MAX RH                   34          73          31          83          29
RH            96 97 66 41 34 41 52 57 72 68 50 33 32 36 55 71 74 81 50 35 29 43
WIND DIR      NW  N  N NE NE NE NE  N  N  N NE NE  N NE NE NE  N  N NE NE NE  E
WIND SPD       1  3  5  9  9  6  4  6  6  6  6  5  5  5  3  2  3  3  5  5  5  5
HEAT INDEX          85
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     17 12 13 13 10  6  3  0  0  6  6  8 10 14 17 18 31 31 39 35 36 32
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           6700  7000  3600   400  5000  6300  4800  1700  5700  5500
T WIND DIR              N    NE    NE     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              8    10     6     9    12     6     6     4     8    10


DATE          SUN 10/02/16 MON 10/03/16 TUE 10/04/16 WED 10/05/16
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            63      90      67      91      69      93      73      94
TEMP          68 64 87 84 71 67 88 85 73 70 91 86 76 73 92 86
DEWPT         62 62 60 63 66 66 64 66 69 68 67 69 73 72 70 70
MAX/MIN RH         97      37      97      42      97      42     100      45
RH            81 93 40 48 85 94 46 54 86 94 45 55 91 97 49 60
PWIND DIR          SE       E       E       E      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       5       5       5      10      10      10

$$

TXZ229-292215-
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX
28.46N  99.22W ELEV. 476 FT
356 AM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

DATE             THU 09/29/16            FRI 09/30/16            SAT 10/01/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          61          84          61          86
TEMP          70 70 80 89 88 82 75 69 63 62 71 81 83 82 72 68 64 61 72 82 86 82
DEWPT         63 66 64 62 54 58 57 53 54 51 51 51 49 52 51 53 51 54 52 55 50 55
MIN/MAX RH                   32          73          30          76          28
RH            78 88 58 40 32 44 52 57 72 69 51 35 30 36 48 60 63 76 49 40 28 40
WIND DIR      NE  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD       2  2  4  8  9  6  6  6  6  5  6  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3
HEAT INDEX          82
CLOUDS        FW CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     15  3 10 17 15 12  8  4  5  5  5 10 16 15 22 26 46 37 39 28 30 35
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     6     6     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           6600  6600  2900   400  4200  5000  5100  2500  5000  5000
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     N     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD              6    13    11     8    11     8     6     5     6     6


DATE          SUN 10/02/16 MON 10/03/16 TUE 10/04/16 WED 10/05/16
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            63      89      65      91      69      94      72      93
TEMP          69 64 85 86 71 66 88 89 73 69 89 91 76 72 89 90
DEWPT         56 59 59 59 61 63 63 62 66 67 65 64 70 70 69 66
MAX/MIN RH         87      36      93      37      94      37      96      42
RH            63 83 41 40 71 91 44 40 78 93 45 41 82 95 52 46
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       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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