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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
340 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

TXZ245-102215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
340 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

DATE             SAT 12/10/16            SUN 12/11/16            MON 12/12/16
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                      59          59          72          66          74
TEMP             45 49 56 59 59 59 60 61 61 66 71 72 70 68 67 67 66 68 72 74 70
DEWPT            41 45 49 52 55 57 57 58 59 61 64 65 66 67 67 66 66 67 68 68 67
MIN/MAX RH                   75          93          78         100          83
RH               86 86 76 79 88 93 90 90 91 86 78 80 88 96100 98100 99 86 83 92
WIND DIR          N NE NE  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SE
WIND SPD          6  8  8  9  8  8  8  6  6  9 13 12 12 11 10  8  6  5  4  4  5
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)        93 94 95 89 83 80 76 75 74 70 66 68 70 54 41 57 59 63 57 61 48
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.03        0.02           0           0
RAIN              S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     3     3     3     2     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            800  1500  1100   500  1500  1400   500   500  2100  2500
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E     S     S     S     S     S     S     E
T WIND SPD             11    16    14    14    16    16    14     8     3     4


DATE               TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16
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            64    72      63    72      55    62      54    65
TEMP          66   64 71 69 65   63 70 65 59   55 60 59 55   54 63 62
DEWPT         66   64 66 66 65   63 66 64 59   53 50 53 53   54 54 57
MAX/MIN RH        100    81     100    80     100    69     100    71
RH           100  100 85 91100  100 87 94100   91 69 82 92  100 73 83
PWIND DIR           S     S       S     S      NE    NE       E    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC B1 SC B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10    10      10    10      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                                IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-102215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
340 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

DATE             SAT 12/10/16            SUN 12/11/16            MON 12/12/16
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                      56          52          74          61          77
TEMP             40 45 53 56 52 52 53 53 54 59 69 74 69 65 63 62 61 64 74 77 71
DEWPT            35 39 44 48 51 52 53 53 54 59 64 65 65 64 63 62 61 64 66 66 64
MIN/MAX RH                   66         100          75         100          69
RH               81 79 70 74 93100100100100100 85 75 88 97 99100100100 75 69 80
WIND DIR         NE NE NE  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  E
WIND SPD          4  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  2  5 11  8  5  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)       100100100 94 89 88 88 84 81 70 59 50 41 38 29 45 29 48 35 46 30
POP 12HR                     10          20          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN                                S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1000  1400  1000   500  1000  1800   500   500  2200  2200
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E     S    SW     S     S     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD              6     9     8     3     6     8     6     8     3     3


DATE               TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16
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    76      59    76      51    62      51    67
TEMP          64   61 73 69 62   59 73 67 56   51 60 58 53   51 64 62
DEWPT         64   61 64 64 61   59 65 61 56   46 44 48 47   51 52 55
MAX/MIN RH        100    68     100    66     100    54     100    62
RH            99  100 74 82 94  100 76 83100   82 55 71 82  100 65 75
PWIND DIR          SE     S      SE    SE      NE    NE       E    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR            5    10      10    10      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                                IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-102215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
340 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

DATE             SAT 12/10/16            SUN 12/11/16            MON 12/12/16
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                      62          62          72          67          73
TEMP             48 53 59 62 62 62 64 64 65 67 71 71 70 69 68 68 67 69 72 73 70
DEWPT            42 46 49 53 56 57 58 59 59 62 64 65 66 66 67 66 67 67 68 67 68
MIN/MAX RH                   70          85          78         100          84
RH               80 78 71 73 82 84 83 84 84 82 79 81 88 92 97 96100 95 88 84 94
WIND DIR          N NE NE  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SE
WIND SPD          8  8  8  9 10 10  9  8  6  9 13 12 12 12 11  9  8  5  4  4  5
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)        94 95 95 89 83 79 74 73 72 68 63 66 69 53 41 55 60 61 56 62 47
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.03        0.01           0           0
RAIN              S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2000  1900  1700   900   500   500   300   300   600   700
T WIND DIR             NE     E    SE     S     S     S     S     S    SE     E
T WIND SPD             17    19    19    17    13    10    13     9     3     4


DATE               TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16
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            66    72      65    71      58    63      56    66
TEMP          67   66 71 69 66   65 70 66 60   58 62 61 58   56 64 63
DEWPT         67   66 66 66 66   65 66 64 60   55 52 55 55   56 55 58
MAX/MIN RH        100    82     100    83     100    69     100    71
RH           100  100 85 91100  100 88 95100   92 70 81 91  100 72 83
PWIND DIR           S     S       S     S      NE    NE       E    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC B1 SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10    10      10    10      20    20      30    20
RAIN SHWRS                                IS   IS IS IS SC   SC IS IS

$$

TXZ234-102215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
340 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

DATE             SAT 12/10/16            SUN 12/11/16            MON 12/12/16
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                      56          53          74          64          76
TEMP             40 45 53 56 54 53 54 54 55 61 71 73 70 67 66 65 64 67 73 76 70
DEWPT            36 42 46 50 52 53 54 54 55 61 64 66 66 66 66 65 64 67 67 67 65
MIN/MAX RH                   70         100          76         100          76
RH               85 87 78 80 93100100100100100 80 77 87 96100100100100 79 76 85
WIND DIR         NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SE
WIND SPD          4  5  6  6  6  5  5  4  4  8 12 11 10  9  8  5  5  4  3  3  3
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)        95 98100 92 83 83 82 81 81 78 76 74 73 58 36 59 50 66 61 55 45
POP 12HR                     10          30          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04        0.04           0           0
RAIN                          S  S  C  C  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            800  1400   700   300  2200  2500  1200   900  2300  3100
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E    SE     S     S     S     S     W    SW
T WIND SPD             10    11     8     5    14    18    12     6     3     2


DATE               TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16
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    74      60    74      52    62      51    65
TEMP          64   61 72 69 63   60 71 65 56   52 60 58 53   51 62 61
DEWPT         64   61 65 65 63   60 65 61 56   47 45 49 48   51 53 55
MAX/MIN RH        100    73     100    72     100    57     100    69
RH            98  100 79 87 98  100 82 87 99   84 58 72 83  100 72 81
PWIND DIR          SE    SE       S     S      NE    NE       E    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10    10      10    10      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                                IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ241-102215-
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX
27.74N  98.03W ELEV. 177 FT
340 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

DATE             SAT 12/10/16            SUN 12/11/16            MON 12/12/16
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                      56          54          77          63          80
TEMP             41 46 54 56 54 54 54 54 55 61 72 77 71 67 65 64 63 67 76 80 73
DEWPT            36 41 45 49 53 54 54 54 55 60 63 65 65 65 65 64 63 67 67 67 66
MIN/MAX RH                   72         100          66         100          66
RH               80 80 72 78 96100100100100 97 74 66 82 93 99100100100 72 66 79
WIND DIR          N NE NE NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  E
WIND SPD          4  5  5  5  5  5  4  3  3  6 12 11  9  8  6  4  4  4  4  4  4
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)       100100100 94 89 87 84 79 75 60 45 42 39 34 25 41 31 44 32 40 32
POP 12HR                     20          20          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN              S  S  S  S        S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     3     3     3     4     5     4     4     5
MIXING HGT            900  1400   700   500  1500  3100  1100  1000  2200  2100
T WIND DIR              N    NE     E    SW     S     S     S     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD              9    10     4     4    10    16     8     8     5     5


DATE               TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16
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            64    79      62    79      55    66      53    70
TEMP          67   64 76 72 65   62 76 69 59   55 64 61 55   53 67 65
DEWPT         67   64 66 65 64   62 67 63 59   51 48 51 51   53 53 56
MAX/MIN RH        100    65     100    64     100    55     100    57
RH           100  100 72 78 96  100 74 82100   89 57 71 83  100 61 73
PWIND DIR          SE     S      SE    SE      NE    NE       E    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC B1 SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR            5    10      10    10      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                                IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ229-102215-
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX
28.46N  99.22W ELEV. 476 FT
340 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

DATE             SAT 12/10/16            SUN 12/11/16            MON 12/12/16
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                      54          49          72          53          75
TEMP             38 42 51 54 51 52 50 50 50 55 67 72 65 60 57 55 53 58 71 75 68
DEWPT            30 32 34 38 41 44 46 48 49 54 58 59 59 58 55 55 53 58 62 63 61
MIN/MAX RH                   51          98          63         100          67
RH               73 66 52 54 69 74 88 93 97 95 74 63 81 95 94100100100 73 67 78
WIND DIR          E  E  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  E  E NE  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD          2  2  2  3  2  2  1  1  2  4  6  5  3  2  2  1  2  2  2  3  3
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW CL FW SC FW SC FW SC FW
CLOUDS(%)        91 96100 94 87 85 82 75 68 58 48 30 11  1 13 28 23 42 16 36  9
POP 12HR                     10          10           5           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     3     4     4     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           1200  1200   900   600  1100  1600   300   200  1600  2000
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE     W     S     S    NE    SE     E     E
T WIND SPD              3     4     3     3     3     6     4     3     4     5


DATE               TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16
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            57    74      57    75      50    62      50    67
TEMP          60   57 71 67 60   57 72 66 55   50 60 58 53   50 64 61
DEWPT         58   57 61 61 58   57 62 58 54   44 41 45 45   48 48 51
MAX/MIN RH        100    65     100    61      98    49      93    54
RH            92  100 72 79 91  100 70 78 98   79 50 63 75   93 57 70
PWIND DIR           E     E      SE    SE      NE    NE       E    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5     5       5    10      10    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                                      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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