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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
423 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

TXZ245-162215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
423 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

DATE             MON 01/16/17            TUE 01/17/17            WED 01/18/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      74          65          72          61          71
TEMP             68 70 73 74 70 70 69 66 65 67 70 71 68 65 63 62 61 63 68 71 67
DEWPT            65 65 66 66 66 66 66 65 63 64 64 63 64 64 63 62 61 63 63 63 63
MIN/MAX RH                   76          97          76         100          77
RH               92 86 78 77 87 88 90 96 94 90 82 76 87 98100100100 99 83 77 87
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S SE SE  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD          9  9 11 12 11  9  9  6  5  5  6  6  6  5  5  4  3  3  4  4  3
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        78 80 85 78 78 71 83 78 87 90 90 83 91 94 97 97 98 96 95 93 92
POP 12HR                     30          40          50          50          50
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.09        0.20        0.37        0.22
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                  SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     3     3     1     3     3     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  3     2     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           2500  2100   700   400  2200  2200  1000   400  2100  2500
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             17    20    17    12    11    12    13     9     8     8


DATE               THU 01/19/17  FRI 01/20/17  SAT 01/21/17  SUN 01/22/17
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            59    71      58    74      60    75      57    70
TEMP          62   59 68 67 61   58 70 69 63   60 71 69 60   57 67 64
DEWPT         62   59 61 61 60   58 64 64 62   60 64 60 57   50 44 42
MAX/MIN RH        100    71     100    73     100    68      87    37
RH           100  100 77 82 99  100 82 83 98  100 80 74 87   77 44 44
PWIND DIR          SE     W       S     S       S    SW      SW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   SC FW FW
POP 12HR           50    50      20    10      20    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    SC   SC SC SC IS   IS       IS   IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC   SC SC SC IS   IS       IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-162215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
423 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

DATE             MON 01/16/17            TUE 01/17/17            WED 01/18/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      77          63          71          56          68
TEMP             67 69 74 77 73 69 68 64 63 65 69 71 67 61 59 58 56 59 65 68 64
DEWPT            64 65 64 62 62 63 62 63 62 63 61 61 63 61 59 58 56 59 60 61 61
MIN/MAX RH                   60         100          69         100          78
RH               92 88 70 60 69 82 83 96 96 96 77 69 89100100100100100 85 78 88
WIND DIR          E SE  S  S  E SE  E SE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          3  3  6  6  4  4  3  4  5  4  8  6  6  6  6  6  6  5  5  5  4
CLOUDS           B2 B2 OV B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)        78 83 88 69 79 65 82 82 95 96 97 90 91 93 96 96 95 94 92 89 86
POP 12HR                     20          20          60          60          40
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.08        0.20        0.40        0.10
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                  IS IS IS IS       NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     2     2     2     4     4     4     4     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     2
MIXING HGT           2700  4400   600   800  2600  3700  1900   800  1300  1400
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     E     E     E     E     E    NE     N     N
T WIND SPD              8    10     8     8    10    13    10     8     9     8


DATE               THU 01/19/17  FRI 01/20/17  SAT 01/21/17  SUN 01/22/17
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            56    74      53    78      57    78      54    71
TEMP          59   56 70 68 58   53 72 72 62   57 73 70 59   54 67 64
DEWPT         59   56 59 59 55   53 60 59 58   57 59 52 46   41 35 33
MAX/MIN RH        100    59     100    53     100    47      63    25
RH           100  100 67 73 92  100 64 64 89  100 61 53 62   60 30 31
PWIND DIR           N     W      SW     S       S     W      NW     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV B2 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           30    40      10    10      10    20       5     5
RAIN SHWRS    SC   SC SC SC                       IS IS
TSTMS         SC   SC SC SC                       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-162215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
423 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

DATE             MON 01/16/17            TUE 01/17/17            WED 01/18/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      73          65          70          63          70
TEMP             69 70 72 73 71 70 69 67 65 67 69 70 68 65 64 63 63 64 69 70 67
DEWPT            66 66 66 67 66 65 66 65 64 65 65 64 64 64 64 63 63 63 64 64 64
MIN/MAX RH                   80          96          80         100          79
RH               90 86 81 82 87 85 89 95 96 92 86 81 88 96 99100100 97 84 79 88
WIND DIR          S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD          9 10 11 12 12 11 10  9  8  8  8  8  6  6  6  6  5  5  5  5  4
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        78 78 84 75 75 67 83 81 86 89 87 82 90 94 98 98 97 95 93 92 91
POP 12HR                     30          40          50          50          50
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.08        0.17        0.37        0.20
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                  SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     3     3     1     3     3     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  3     2     3     3     4     4     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT            900   800   400   400   800   900   500   600   900  1200
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             18    21    19    14    13    12    13    11    10    10


DATE               THU 01/19/17  FRI 01/20/17  SAT 01/21/17  SUN 01/22/17
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    71      61    72      62    73      60    70
TEMP          63   61 68 68 63   61 69 68 64   62 70 68 62   60 67 65
DEWPT         62   61 61 62 62   61 64 64 64   62 65 61 58   52 46 44
MAX/MIN RH        100    72     100    79     100    74      88    41
RH            99  100 77 81 97  100 85 86 99  100 84 79 87   77 46 48
PWIND DIR          SE    SW       S     S       S    SW      SW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV B1 SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           50    50      20    10      20    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    SC   SC SC SC IS   IS       IS   IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC   SC SC SC IS   IS       IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-162215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
423 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

DATE             MON 01/16/17            TUE 01/17/17            WED 01/18/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      75          63          70          58          70
TEMP             68 69 74 75 71 68 67 64 63 65 69 70 66 62 60 59 58 60 67 70 66
DEWPT            65 66 66 65 66 65 66 64 62 63 62 61 63 62 60 59 58 60 61 62 62
MIN/MAX RH                   70         100          73         100          74
RH               92 88 75 70 86 92 96100 96 94 78 74 89 98100100100 98 80 74 86
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S SE  S SE  E NE NE  E  E NE NE  N  N NE  E NE  N
WIND SPD          6  8 10 11  9  5  4  4  5  3  5  5  5  4  3  4  4  2  1  2  3
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        81 83 87 82 88 80 89 91 97 96 97 90 87 91 95 96 97 97 97 95 93
POP 12HR                     40          50          60          50          50
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.11        0.24        0.31        0.23
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                  SC SC SC SC       NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     3     3     2     4     4     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  3     2     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           2000  2200   600   600  2600  2800  1900  1300   700   900
T WIND DIR              S     S     S    SE    NE     E    SE    SE     N     N
T WIND SPD             14    19    10     8     8    10    12     8     6     6


DATE               THU 01/19/17  FRI 01/20/17  SAT 01/21/17  SUN 01/22/17
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    72      56    77      59    77      56    72
TEMP          60   57 68 67 59   56 72 71 62   59 73 70 60   56 68 64
DEWPT         60   57 60 60 57   56 62 62 61   59 64 59 54   45 40 38
MAX/MIN RH        100    67     100    62     100    60      82    31
RH            99  100 74 79 94  100 72 74 93  100 74 67 81   66 36 38
PWIND DIR           N    NW       S    SW       S    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC FW FW
POP 12HR           50    50      10    10      10    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    SC   SC SC SC                       IS IS
TSTMS         SC   SC SC SC                       IS IS

$$

TXZ241-162215-
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX
27.74N  98.03W ELEV. 177 FT
423 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

DATE             MON 01/16/17            TUE 01/17/17            WED 01/18/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      79          65          74          60          71
TEMP             68 70 77 79 75 71 69 66 66 67 73 74 70 65 63 61 60 62 68 71 67
DEWPT            64 64 64 62 64 64 65 64 64 65 65 62 65 65 63 61 60 62 62 61 61
MIN/MAX RH                   56         100          65         100          72
RH               89 84 65 56 68 77 87 93 96 95 77 65 84100100100100 99 80 72 81
WIND DIR         SE  S  S  S  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E NE  N NW NW NW  N
WIND SPD          5  5  6  8  5  5  5  4  5  6  8  6  8  5  4  3  3  3  4  5  6
CLOUDS           B2 B2 OV B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        75 80 88 63 72 63 80 78 88 88 93 88 88 91 95 96 97 94 91 87 83
POP 12HR                     20          10          50          40          40
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0        0.13        0.36        0.09
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS             SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                  IS IS             SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     2     1     1     3     3     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     4     3     3     3     3     2
MIXING HGT           2400  4400   600   600  3900  4100  1900  1400  1300  1400
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    NW    NW
T WIND SPD             10    12    10     9    12    14    14    11     8    10


DATE               THU 01/19/17  FRI 01/20/17  SAT 01/21/17  SUN 01/22/17
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            58    76      56    80      59    80      55    73
TEMP          60   58 71 69 60   56 74 73 64   59 75 72 60   55 69 66
DEWPT         60   58 59 59 58   56 63 59 61   59 58 53 48   42 36 32
MAX/MIN RH        100    57     100    53     100    43      64    23
RH            97  100 65 70 94  100 68 62 92  100 56 50 63   60 29 29
PWIND DIR           N     W      SW     S      SE     W      NW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV B2 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           30    40      10    10      10    10       5     5
RAIN SHWRS    SC   SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC   SC SC SC

$$

TXZ229-162215-
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX
28.46N  99.22W ELEV. 476 FT
423 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

DATE             MON 01/16/17            TUE 01/17/17            WED 01/18/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      76          60          66          54          67
TEMP             64 66 72 75 73 68 65 62 61 61 64 66 62 58 56 55 54 56 64 67 63
DEWPT            60 59 57 54 56 55 57 59 57 56 56 53 54 53 52 52 52 53 54 55 55
MIN/MAX RH                   48          89          62          94          64
RH               85 80 58 48 55 63 74 89 89 84 75 62 75 84 87 90 94 88 69 64 75
WIND DIR         NE  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          5  5  4  4  5  5  4  5  8 11 10 11 10  8  6  6  6  5  4  3  2
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        75 74 67 53 53 62 71 82 97 97 97 94 84 91 98 96 94 94 94 82 70
POP 12HR                     10          10          60          60          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.19        0.30        0.03
RAIN SHWRS                               NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS                                    NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     1     1     1     2     4     4     4     4     3     3
HAINES                  3     2     3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           2800  4300   600   800  1300  2400  1200  1200  1600  2000
T WIND DIR              N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     N     N     N
T WIND SPD              9     9     9    10    18    18    14    12     9     4


DATE               THU 01/19/17  FRI 01/20/17  SAT 01/21/17  SUN 01/22/17
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            54    76      52    78      56    77      53    71
TEMP          57   54 70 68 57   52 72 71 60   56 72 70 58   53 67 64
DEWPT         54   54 56 53 50   49 53 48 52   54 50 45 41   38 32 29
MAX/MIN RH         99    48      90    38      94    35      57    22
RH            89   98 61 57 78   90 51 45 75   94 46 40 53   56 27 27
PWIND DIR          NE    NW      SW    SW      SE     W      NW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 SC SC FW   FW SC FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           20    20       5     5      10    10       5     0
RAIN SHWRS    IS   IS IS IS
TSTMS         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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