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FOUS54 KCRP 212142
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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
342 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

TXZ245-221015-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
342 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

Date           02/21/18      Thu 02/22/18            Fri 02/23/18            Sat
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          57          55          76          66
Temp             59 56 54 51 50 51 54 56 57 57 58 60 56 59 72 75 68 66 68 68 66
Dewpt            54 51 50 48 48 48 50 52 54 55 57 59 56 59 66 66 67 66 66 66 66
Max/Min RH                   95          86         100          73         100
RH               83 85 84 91 92 91 88 86 89 92 94 96100100 82 75 95100 95 95100
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE SE NE  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd         11 12 11 10  9  6  6  6  6  4  2  3  5  5 11 10  9 10 11 11 10
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV
Clouds(%)        95 97 97 98 96 96 91 93 90 94 90 92100 86 78 70 73 78 80 85 90
PoP 12HR                     70          40          40          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.16        0.04        0.02           0        0.20
Rain Shwrs       NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS SC
Tstms            SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     3     3     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     2
Haines                  3     3     3     2     2     3     4     4     4     3
Mixing Hgt            800   700   600   700   700   500  1800  1900  1300   900
T Wind Dir              N     N     N     N    NE     E     E    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             28    25    18    17    10     8     9    16    17    17


Date           02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18
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          79      60    66      55    69      58    70      62    72
Temp          76 75 66   60 65 63 57   55 66 64 61   58 68 64 65   64 71 68
Dewpt         68 67 61   55 52 54 55   54 58 58 58   57 62 62 62   62 64 63
Min/Max RH       73      86    61      95    69      97    79     100    78
RH            79 78 85   86 63 72 92   95 76 79 90   97 84 93 91   93 79 86
Pwind Dir         S       E    NE      NE    NE       E     E      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV B2 B2   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR         30      30    40      30    30      20    30      10    20
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS SC SC         IS IS
Tstms         SC SC SC   SC                             IS IS         IS IS

$$

TXZ231-221015-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
342 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

Date           02/21/18      Thu 02/22/18            Fri 02/23/18            Sat
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                      43          51          49          76          65
Temp             52 50 48 45 45 45 47 49 51 51 52 52 49 56 68 76 72 68 67 66 65
Dewpt            46 45 43 42 42 42 43 45 47 48 50 51 49 53 60 61 63 65 66 66 65
Max/Min RH                   93          84         100          60         100
RH               81 84 82 89 90 90 87 84 85 89 93 94100 91 77 60 73 92 97100100
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd         11 11  9  8  6  5  5  5  5  4  3  3  5  5  6  6  6 11 10 10  9
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV
Clouds(%)        91 94 94 96 96 98 95 96 97 97 93 97100 92 81 56 64 66 82 87 89
PoP 12HR                     50          50          50          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.09        0.04        0.05        0.02        0.18
Rain Shwrs       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms            IS IS                   IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     2
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     4     4
Mixing Hgt           1400  1200  1200  1300   800   600   600   900  1100  1300
T Wind Dir              N     N     N     N    NE    NE     E    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             24    18    14    13    10     9     6     3    14    17


Date           02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18
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          83      58    67      50    73      56    74      60    77
Temp          78 78 65   58 65 63 54   51 68 68 58   56 70 70 61   61 75 73
Dewpt         66 61 58   51 48 51 51   50 53 53 56   56 60 61 61   61 62 63
Min/Max RH       52      79    52      97    51     100    63     100    61
RH            68 55 78   79 53 65 92   97 59 60 93  100 70 72 99  100 65 71
Pwind Dir        SE      NE    NE      NE    NE       E    SE      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1
PoP 12HR         20      20    30      20    20      20    30      10    20
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS   IS SC SC IS   IS IS IS IS   IS SC SC         IS IS
Tstms         IS IS IS   IS                             IS IS         IS IS

$$

TXZ247-221015-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
342 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

Date           02/21/18      Thu 02/22/18            Fri 02/23/18            Sat
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          59          57          74          66
Temp             62 58 57 54 54 54 55 57 59 59 61 62 60 62 71 73 67 67 69 67 66
Dewpt            57 55 53 52 52 52 53 54 56 57 59 60 60 62 65 66 66 66 66 66 65
Max/Min RH                   97          87         100          76         100
RH               84 87 85 93 93 93 91 88 90 92 95 94100100 84 77 97 97 91 97 98
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE NE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd         11 13 12 11 10 10  9  8  9  5  3  5  6  8 10  9 10 11 12 12 10
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV
Clouds(%)        95 96 97 98 94 95 91 91 89 93 89 92100 85 78 70 75 76 80 84 88
PoP 12HR                     70          40          40          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.19        0.04        0.02           0        0.19
Rain Shwrs       NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS SC
Tstms            SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     3     3     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     2
Haines                  3     3     3     2     2     3     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt            800   700   600   700   700   500   900  1000  1000   800
T Wind Dir              N     N     N     N    NE     E    SE    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             31    27    23    20    12    11    12    12    17    18


Date           02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18
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      60    66      57    68      60    68      62    70
Temp          73 70 65   60 65 64 59   57 65 63 63   60 67 63 65   65 69 66
Dewpt         67 66 62   58 53 55 57   55 58 58 59   58 62 61 62   61 63 63
Min/Max RH       80      90    63      95    73      96    81      99    81
RH            83 86 90   90 65 73 93   95 79 86 89   96 84 97 92   90 83 91
Pwind Dir         S       E    NE      NE    NE       E     E      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B1   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 SC
PoP 12HR         30      30    30      40    30      20    30      10    10
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS SC SC
Tstms         SC SC SC   SC                             IS IS

$$

TXZ234-221015-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
342 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

Date           02/21/18      Thu 02/22/18            Fri 02/23/18            Sat
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                      44          53          51          76          66
Temp             52 50 48 46 45 45 49 52 53 53 53 53 51 57 72 76 71 67 67 67 66
Dewpt            47 46 44 43 42 42 45 47 49 50 51 51 51 56 65 66 67 67 67 67 66
Max/Min RH                   93          84         100          70         100
RH               83 85 85 89 90 89 86 84 86 89 91 93100 96 78 70 88 98100 99100
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N NE NE SE  S SE SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd         11 11 10  9  8  8  6  5  5  4  3  3  5  6  9 12  8  8  9  9 10
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV
Clouds(%)        95 96 93 97 97 97 94 95 93 96 93 95100 90 81 67 72 82 78 89 93
PoP 12HR                     60          50          40          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.11        0.05        0.02           0        0.20
Rain Shwrs       NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS SC
Tstms            SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     3     3     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     2
Haines                  2     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           1000   700   600   700   600   500  1300  3600  1600  1200
T Wind Dir              N     N     N     N     N    NE     E    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             26    21    17    13    11     9     8    19    18    14


Date           02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18
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          79      56    67      52    71      55    73      62    75
Temp          76 74 61   56 65 63 55   52 67 65 58   55 70 65 64   63 73 71
Dewpt         68 65 57   50 49 52 51   50 56 56 55   55 62 61 62   62 64 63
Min/Max RH       71      87    54      93    59     100    69     100    68
RH            77 74 86   80 55 68 87   93 66 72 89  100 75 87 93   98 74 77
Pwind Dir         S      NE    NE      NE    NE       E     E      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV B2 B2   B2 OV B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1
PoP 12HR         30      30    40      30    30      20    30      10    20
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS SC SC         IS IS
Tstms         SC SC SC   SC                             IS IS         IS IS

$$

TXZ241-221015-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
342 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

Date           02/21/18      Thu 02/22/18            Fri 02/23/18            Sat
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                      46          54          52          78          66
Temp             58 53 51 48 47 48 50 53 54 54 54 55 52 58 71 78 73 69 68 66 66
Dewpt            53 48 46 45 44 44 45 47 49 50 52 53 52 55 60 61 64 66 66 66 65
Max/Min RH                   92          80         100          56          99
RH               82 82 85 89 89 88 84 80 83 87 91 93100 90 68 56 75 90 95 99 95
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S
Wind Spd         11 11 10  8  8  6  6  5  5  4  3  2  5  5  6  9 10 11  9 10 10
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV
Clouds(%)        89 95 95 96 95 97 94 92 95 96 92 96100 89 73 59 59 62 86 87 88
PoP 12HR                     50          50          50          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.13        0.03        0.03           0        0.19
Rain Shwrs       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms            IS IS                   IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     2
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     3     3     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           1300  1200  1200  1200   700   600   500  1500  1300  1200
T Wind Dir              N     N     N     N    NE    NE     E    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             25    20    17    14    10     6     3     9    17    13


Date           02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18
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          85      61    70      55    74      58    76      61    79
Temp          80 79 67   61 68 66 58   55 70 69 61   58 73 72 63   62 76 75
Dewpt         65 62 59   55 50 52 53   52 55 55 58   57 61 61 62   61 62 62
Min/Max RH       50      81    50      92    52      98    61      99    57
RH            62 55 76   81 52 62 85   92 59 61 89   97 68 70 95   98 62 65
Pwind Dir        SE      NE    NE      NE    NE       E    SE      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 B1   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC
PoP 12HR         20      20    30      30    30      20    20      10    10
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS   IS SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS IS IS
Tstms         IS IS IS   IS                             IS IS

$$

TXZ229-221015-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
342 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

Date           02/21/18      Thu 02/22/18            Fri 02/23/18            Sat
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                      43          53          48          72          62
Temp             53 50 49 45 45 46 48 50 51 50 50 50 50 56 65 71 71 67 65 63 62
Dewpt            46 42 41 42 42 42 43 44 45 46 48 49 50 51 58 59 60 58 59 60 62
Max/Min RH                   91          80         100          65          99
RH               78 74 75 86 88 86 84 80 81 85 90 93100 83 80 66 66 73 83 92 99
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E NE NE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd         11  9  6  5  5  4  3  4  5  4  3  5  4  5  4  3  4  5  4  4  5
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 OV OV OV
Clouds(%)        89 89 93 98 97 97 93 90 93 95 94 97100 89 85 74 65 53 93 93 88
PoP 12HR                     40          50          50          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.03        0.05        0.03        0.03
Rain Shwrs       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms            IS IS                   IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     2
Haines                  3     2     2     3     3     2     2     2     2     3
Mixing Hgt           1400  1300  1300  1400  1000   800   800   800   500   400
T Wind Dir              N     N     N    NE    NE     E     E    NE     E    SE
T Wind Spd             19    12    10    10    11    11     4     5     4     3


Date           02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18
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          81      55    71      49    75      54    75      59    78
Temp          72 78 62   55 68 65 54   49 69 72 58   54 69 73 62   59 72 75
Dewpt         63 52 49   44 41 44 48   48 48 47 53   52 58 58 59   58 61 60
Min/Max RH       39      68    35      94    37      93    56      97    55
RH            73 41 62   67 38 46 82   94 47 41 83   93 68 58 88   97 69 59
Pwind Dir         W      NE    NE      NE    NE       E    SE      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1
PoP 12HR         20      10    20       5    20      20    20      10    20
Rain Shwrs    IS IS         IS IS         IS IS IS   IS IS IS         IS IS
Tstms         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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