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FOUS54 KCRP 160822
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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
322 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

TXZ245-162215-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
322 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

Date             Wed 08/16/17            Thu 08/17/17            Fri 08/18/17
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          82          94          81          92
Temp          83 83 88 91 92 90 85 85 83 82 88 92 93 90 85 85 83 81 88 92 92 88
Dewpt         79 77 77 78 77 77 78 78 78 77 77 77 77 77 78 78 78 77 77 76 76 76
Min/Max RH                   62          86          57          90          59
RH            88 86 72 66 63 68 79 82 86 85 69 61 59 66 79 80 84 89 70 60 60 68
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE
Wind Spd      10 10 11 12 12 12 12 12 11  9  9 11 11 11  9  8  6  5  5  6  9  9
Heat Index    94 91100106107103 97 96 92 90100105107104 96 96 93 89 99104104 99
Clouds        SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW
Clouds(%)     47 47 62 58 51 53 47 51 48 44 42 35 23 33 40 39 49 43 56 37 34 23
PoP 12HR                     20           5          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       IS IS IS IS
Tstms            IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     5     5     5     6     6     5     5
Mixing Hgt           4700  4700  2900  2500  3900  3800  2500  2300  4500  4300
T Wind Dir              S     S    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T Wind Spd             23    24    25    21    18    18    16    11    11    16
Heat                    Y  Y


Date          Sat 08/19/17 Sun 08/20/17 Mon 08/21/17 Tue 08/22/17
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            81      92      80      92      80      91      80      91
Temp          84 81 92 88 84 80 92 88 84 81 91 88 85 80 90 87
Dewpt         77 76 75 76 76 76 75 75 76 76 75 74 76 76 76 76
Max/Min RH         88      59      89      59      87      59      88      61
RH            78 86 59 66 79 87 60 67 78 86 61 63 75 87 63 70
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
PoP 12HR           10      10       5      10      10      20      10      20
Rain Shwrs                                  IS IS       IS IS
Tstms                                       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-162215-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
322 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

Date             Wed 08/16/17            Thu 08/17/17            Fri 08/18/17
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                     101          79         102          78         101
Temp          80 78 87 96101 95 85 82 80 79 88 97102 95 85 82 79 78 90 99101 95
Dewpt         77 76 75 71 71 72 75 76 77 76 74 68 68 69 73 76 77 77 73 69 69 70
Min/Max RH                   39          93          34          99          35
RH            89 94 68 46 39 48 72 83 89 93 65 40 34 44 68 84 94 95 58 39 35 45
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       8  8 11 11 12 13 13 11  9  6 10 11 13 13  9  6  4  3  6  6  9 10
Heat Index    83    97104110104 94 90 84    97102108100 92 89       98105108102
Clouds        SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     42 50 51 39 31 31 30 31 39 41 35 31 30 24 23 33 46 37 36 33 23 14
PoP 12HR                     10           5          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     3     4     4     5     4     6     6     5     3
Mixing Hgt           5400  6300  4200  2100  6800  7400  4000  2400  6700  8600
T Wind Dir              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             20    20    25    21    20    21    14     8    11    16


Date          Sat 08/19/17 Sun 08/20/17 Mon 08/21/17 Tue 08/22/17
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     101      76     100      77      98      77      99
Temp          81 77 98 95 81 77 98 94 80 77 97 93 81 77 96 94
Dewpt         76 75 68 68 75 75 69 69 75 75 70 70 75 75 70 71
Max/Min RH         97      33      98      35      96      39      97      39
RH            84 94 37 41 82 94 40 44 84 93 43 47 84 93 44 47
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            5      10       5      10       5      20       5      10
Rain Shwrs                                  IS IS
Tstms                                       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-162215-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
322 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

Date             Wed 08/16/17            Thu 08/17/17            Fri 08/18/17
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          84          93          83          91
Temp          86 85 89 92 93 90 88 87 86 85 88 92 92 89 87 87 85 84 89 91 91 88
Dewpt         79 79 78 79 79 79 79 79 79 78 78 78 78 78 78 78 78 78 78 77 77 77
Min/Max RH                   64          82          63          84          65
RH            80 81 72 66 64 71 75 77 79 82 73 66 64 72 77 77 80 83 69 66 66 71
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE
Wind Spd      13 13 13 12 13 13 14 14 14 11 10 11 11 12 11 11 10  8  6  6  9 10
Heat Index   100 98103110110105103102 99 96101107107102100100 97 94103105104100
Clouds        SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 SC SC FW
Clouds(%)     47 48 62 59 49 48 47 49 49 45 38 39 27 36 39 38 51 44 57 39 37 25
PoP 12HR                     20           5          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       IS IS IS IS
Tstms            IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     5     5     6     6     6     5     5
Mixing Hgt           4000  4000  2800  2800  3300  3200  2500  2600  3100  3000
T Wind Dir              S     S    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T Wind Spd             24    24    26    24    18    18    20    17    12    16


Date          Sat 08/19/17 Sun 08/20/17 Mon 08/21/17 Tue 08/22/17
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            83      91      82      91      82      90      82      90
Temp          87 83 90 88 86 82 90 89 86 82 90 88 86 82 89 87
Dewpt         77 77 77 77 77 77 77 76 77 77 77 75 77 77 77 77
Max/Min RH         83      64      84      64      84      65      84      66
RH            74 83 65 70 75 84 65 68 75 84 66 67 74 84 68 71
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE      SE      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 B1 B1 SC
PoP 12HR           10      10      10      10      20      20      10      20
Rain Shwrs                            IS IS IS IS       IS IS
Tstms                                 IS IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-162215-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
322 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

Date             Wed 08/16/17            Thu 08/17/17            Fri 08/18/17
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                      96          79          98          78          98
Temp          80 79 86 93 96 91 83 82 80 79 87 95 98 92 84 81 80 78 90 96 98 92
Dewpt         78 77 76 75 75 76 77 78 78 77 76 73 72 74 76 77 77 77 75 73 73 73
Min/Max RH                   52          92          44          99          45
RH            93 93 72 56 52 62 81 88 91 92 69 49 44 57 78 88 92 96 62 48 45 54
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S SE  S  S SE SE
Wind Spd       6  5  9 11 12 11  9  8  6  4  8 11 12 11  8  5  3  3  5  6  9 11
Heat Index    88    97105108103 93 90 88    98104107102 92 88      100106107102
Clouds        SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)     47 42 60 57 48 36 44 45 54 46 36 34 25 28 27 39 53 40 46 35 27 19
PoP 12HR                     20           5          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       IS IS IS IS
Tstms            IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     5     5     6     6     6     5     4
Mixing Hgt           5600  5600  3600  1200  6300  6000  2600  1100  6400  7000
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE
T Wind Spd             20    23    19    10    16    18    12     6     9    17


Date          Sat 08/19/17 Sun 08/20/17 Mon 08/21/17 Tue 08/22/17
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      97      76      97      77      95      77      95
Temp          81 78 95 91 80 77 95 91 81 77 94 91 81 77 94 91
Dewpt         76 75 72 73 76 75 73 73 76 75 73 73 76 75 73 74
Max/Min RH         95      45      96      46      95      49      95      49
RH            85 93 48 56 86 94 49 56 85 92 51 56 85 92 50 57
Pwind Dir          SE      SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
PoP 12HR            5      10       5      10       5      20       5      20
Rain Shwrs                                  IS IS       IS IS
Tstms                                       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ241-162215-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
322 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

Date             Wed 08/16/17            Thu 08/17/17            Fri 08/18/17
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                     101          77         101          77         101
Temp          80 78 89 98 99 93 84 81 79 77 89 98100 93 85 82 80 77 89 99100 93
Dewpt         76 76 76 72 74 75 76 77 76 76 75 70 71 71 74 77 78 77 73 70 70 72
Min/Max RH                   42          96          38         100          38
RH            90 95 65 44 45 57 76 86 91 96 63 41 41 50 71 84 94 99 59 40 39 51
Wind Dir       S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       9  8 11 11 13 14 12 11  9  6 11 12 14 14 10  8  5  4  8  8 11 13
Heat Index         100108111103 93 89       99106108100 93 89       98106108101
Clouds        SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)     47 50 56 44 39 24 21 37 35 46 37 34 32 22 30 35 40 44 38 40 35 20
PoP 12HR                     10           5          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     4     4     5     4     5     5     5     4
Mixing Hgt           5600  5700  3700  2100  6200  6300  3400  2200  7000  8100
T Wind Dir              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             21    23    26    23    21    23    18     9    12    19
Heat                    Y  Y


Date          Sat 08/19/17 Sun 08/20/17 Mon 08/21/17 Tue 08/22/17
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            76     100      75     100      76      99      76      99
Temp          82 76 98 93 80 76 98 92 81 76 96 92 80 76 97 92
Dewpt         76 75 69 72 76 75 69 70 75 74 70 71 76 75 71 71
Max/Min RH         99      37     100      37      98      40      99      41
RH            82 96 39 50 85 96 40 49 84 94 43 52 86 95 44 50
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5      10       5      10       5      20       5      10
Rain Shwrs                                  IS IS
Tstms                                       IS IS

$$

TXZ229-162215-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
322 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

Date             Wed 08/16/17            Thu 08/17/17            Fri 08/18/17
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                     102          78         102          77         102
Temp          81 78 85 95102101 90 85 80 78 85 95102100 89 83 80 77 84 96102100
Dewpt         73 73 73 70 66 66 72 73 73 73 73 68 63 63 68 72 74 74 71 68 64 63
Min/Max RH                   31          87          27          92          28
RH            79 85 66 45 32 32 56 68 80 87 66 41 28 30 51 70 84 91 66 40 30 30
Wind Dir      SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       9  8 11 11 11 12 14 11  8  6 10 11 11 12 12 10  8  5  8  6  9 10
Heat Index    85    92101107105 98 91       92 99105102 93 88       89100105102
Clouds        SC B1 B1 SC FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     45 53 55 26 21 30 15 14 26 40 39 27 20 37 29 30 48 40 34 28 15 25
PoP 12HR                      5           5          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     4     4     5     5     4     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           5500  7400  5900  2100  6600  8700  6600  2000  6700  9400
T Wind Dir              S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             21    18    27    23    20    20    21    12    12    16


Date          Sat 08/19/17 Sun 08/20/17 Mon 08/21/17 Tue 08/22/17
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            76     102      77     102      77     100      77     101
Temp          83 76 95 99 83 77 96 99 83 77 95 98 83 77 95 98
Dewpt         71 72 66 61 71 72 66 63 71 72 67 64 71 72 68 64
Max/Min RH         89      27      87      28      87      31      88      30
RH            66 87 39 29 67 86 38 31 68 86 40 33 68 86 41 33
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW SC
PoP 12HR            5       5       0       5       5      10       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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