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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
417 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

TXZ245-222215-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
417 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

Date             Mon 01/22/18            Tue 01/23/18            Wed 01/24/18
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                      69          44          64          43          61
Temp             56 59 66 69 62 57 55 49 44 49 60 64 57 50 48 45 43 47 57 61 56
Dewpt            54 42 37 37 38 38 37 35 34 34 33 33 37 38 38 38 37 38 38 38 41
Min/Max RH                   31          69          31          80          42
RH               92 52 34 31 41 49 51 58 69 56 37 31 45 62 70 76 80 70 49 42 57
Wind Dir         NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E
Wind Spd          8 10 13 11  8  5  4  4  5  6  8  8  6  6  6  6  9  9 10  8  8
Clouds           SC CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        41  4  1  2 10 16 21 18 13 19 24 30 46 39 46 36 46 28 39 37 28
PoP 12HR                      5           5           5           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2500  3300   400   200  3600  4000   700   300  2900  2900
T Wind Dir              N     N     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE     E
T Wind Spd             20    19    10     8    10    13    17    19    23    16


Date               Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18
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            47    63      56    68      58    69      46    60
Temp          50   47 59 60 57   56 65 65 60   58 66 61 50   46 56 54
Dewpt         44   42 48 51 53   54 59 60 59   58 58 52 44   39 36 35
Max/Min RH         90    62      98    77     100    64      83    40
RH            80   85 68 70 86   94 83 86 95  100 76 73 80   76 46 48
Pwind Dir          NE     E      SE    SE      SE     N       N     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            5    10      20    30      40    40      10     5
Rain Shwrs                  IS   IS SC SC SC   SC SC SC
Tstms                                     IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-222215-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
417 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

Date             Mon 01/22/18            Tue 01/23/18            Wed 01/24/18
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                      71          40          68          39          65
Temp             50 54 66 71 66 56 52 44 41 46 61 67 58 48 44 41 39 44 59 65 57
Dewpt            43 35 28 26 27 31 32 31 30 31 25 22 27 30 30 32 31 32 31 29 31
Min/Max RH                   18          69          18          73          25
RH               77 49 24 18 23 38 47 60 64 56 26 18 30 49 58 69 73 64 34 25 36
Wind Dir         NW  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N NE  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E
Wind Spd          6  8 11 10  5  3  2  2  3  4  5  6  5  4  4  4  5  6  8  6  5
Clouds           FW CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        24  2  1  4  7  5 15 16 20 18 21 32 40 38 29 32 32 30 31 21 22
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     4     4     4     5     5     4     5
Mixing Hgt           3300  4000   300   200  4700  4900   800   200  3500  4500
T Wind Dir             NW     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E
T Wind Spd             17    16     5     3     8    11    12    11    16    12


Date               Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18
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            41    65      54    72      58    72      43    64
Temp          45   41 60 62 56   54 68 67 60   58 68 62 49   43 58 55
Dewpt         36   37 44 49 52   52 60 61 60   57 55 45 37   33 29 28
Max/Min RH         88    51      98    69     100    47      67    26
RH            69   84 56 62 85   94 76 81 99   99 62 53 65   67 33 35
Pwind Dir           E     E      SE    SE      SE    NE       N     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC B1 B2   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0    10      20    30      20    40      10     5
Rain Shwrs                  IS   IS SC SC IS   IS SC SC
Tstms                                             IS IS

$$

TXZ247-222215-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
417 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

Date             Mon 01/22/18            Tue 01/23/18            Wed 01/24/18
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                      69          47          63          47          60
Temp             58 60 66 69 60 59 58 53 48 50 60 63 58 53 51 49 47 50 57 60 57
Dewpt            54 44 38 40 41 41 41 39 38 37 35 35 40 40 41 41 40 40 41 41 43
Min/Max RH                   34          68          35          76          51
RH               86 56 36 35 49 52 51 60 68 60 39 35 50 62 69 75 76 70 57 51 61
Wind Dir         NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E
Wind Spd          9 12 13 11  9  6  5  5  8  8  9  9  8  8  8  9 11 11 11  9 10
Clouds           SC FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        48  7  1  7 10 11 18 16 15 19 27 34 48 37 54 37 49 27 41 35 29
PoP 12HR                      5           5           5           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2100  2800  1100   500  2700  3100  1000   800  2400  2300
T Wind Dir             NW     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T Wind Spd             21    20    13    10    12    14    19    24    26    18


Date               Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18
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            50    62      57    66      59    65      48    60
Temp          52   50 59 61 58   57 64 64 60   59 64 60 52   48 57 55
Dewpt         45   45 49 52 54   55 59 60 59   58 58 54 46   42 36 38
Max/Min RH         85    66      96    83      97    74      88    44
RH            78   83 68 73 86   93 86 90 96   97 83 82 83   78 47 54
Pwind Dir          NE     E      SE    SE      SE    NE       N     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR           10    10      20    30      40    40      10     5
Rain Shwrs                  IS   IS SC SC SC   SC SC SC
Tstms                                     IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-222215-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
417 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

Date             Mon 01/22/18            Tue 01/23/18            Wed 01/24/18
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                      69          39          65          39          64
Temp             52 56 65 68 61 54 52 42 39 46 59 64 57 48 44 41 39 44 58 64 56
Dewpt            49 40 35 33 35 35 33 31 30 33 30 29 32 34 34 34 32 34 33 33 36
Min/Max RH                   26          72          26          78          31
RH               90 54 33 27 37 49 48 64 69 60 33 26 39 59 67 75 78 68 39 31 46
Wind Dir         NW NW NW  N  N  N NW NW  N  N NE NE NE  N NE  N  N NE NE NE  E
Wind Spd          9 10 12 11  6  3  3  3  4  5  6  6  5  5  5  4  6  6  8  6  5
Clouds           SC CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        32  4  0  1  2  5 13 17 16 14 15 26 42 39 38 31 36 11 31 14 16
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     4     4     4     5     4     4     5
Mixing Hgt           2800  3500   200   100  3800  4300   600   100  3200  4200
T Wind Dir             NW     N     N     N     N    NE    NE     N    NE     E
T Wind Spd             17    17     4     4     9    12    13    13    17    12


Date               Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18
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            40    65      53    70      58    70      43    62
Temp          44   41 59 61 56   53 66 66 60   58 67 62 48   43 57 53
Dewpt         37   37 44 47 50   52 60 61 59   57 56 49 40   34 33 32
Max/Min RH         91    50     100    72      98    54      75    34
RH            74   86 57 59 81   94 80 82 96   98 68 62 73   71 40 43
Pwind Dir           E     E       E    SE      SE     N       N     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC B1 B2   OV B2 B2 OV   B2 B2 B1 SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5    10      20    30      40    40      10     5
Rain Shwrs                  IS   IS SC SC SC   SC SC SC
Tstms                                     IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ241-222215-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
417 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

Date             Mon 01/22/18            Tue 01/23/18            Wed 01/24/18
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                      72          42          68          42          65
Temp             53 56 66 72 65 56 50 47 42 47 60 67 59 50 47 44 42 46 59 65 58
Dewpt            46 35 28 25 29 33 33 32 30 32 26 24 28 31 32 33 32 33 32 30 34
Min/Max RH                   18          66          19          69          27
RH               79 45 24 18 26 42 51 56 63 55 27 19 30 47 57 65 69 61 35 27 40
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E NE NE  N NE NE  E  E
Wind Spd         10 11 13 11  6  3  3  3  4  5  6  8  6  3  5  4  6  8  8  6  6
Clouds           SC CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        32  4  2  7  7 16 17 21 17 25 35 33 30 44 44 37 37 45 38 37 38
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     4     4     4     5     5     4     5
Mixing Hgt           3300  4100   300   200  4700  5000  1400   200  4300  4700
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E
T Wind Spd             19    17     6     3     9    12    11    13    16    11


Date               Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18
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            43    66      55    72      58    74      45    65
Temp          48   44 61 62 57   55 68 68 61   58 70 64 51   45 60 56
Dewpt         40   39 47 50 52   52 60 62 60   58 56 48 39   34 29 28
Max/Min RH         89    54      96    70      98    47      65    25
RH            75   83 60 64 84   92 76 82 95   98 61 54 64   64 31 34
Pwind Dir          NE     E      SE    SE      SE     N       N     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC B1 B2 B2   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5    10      20    30      20    40      10     5
Rain Shwrs                  IS   IS SC SC IS   IS SC SC
Tstms                                             IS IS

$$

TXZ229-222215-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
417 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

Date             Mon 01/22/18            Tue 01/23/18            Wed 01/24/18
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                      70          38          68          38          64
Temp             48 51 62 69 65 55 51 44 39 43 58 67 58 48 44 40 38 43 58 64 57
Dewpt            33 28 24 22 23 25 26 26 26 27 23 21 23 25 26 29 28 30 28 25 26
Min/Max RH                   16          63          17          67          22
RH               57 41 23 17 20 31 38 49 59 52 26 17 26 41 49 64 66 60 31 22 31
Wind Dir         NW  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E
Wind Spd          5  6 11 10  5  3  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5  5  3  5  5  6  6  4
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         2  0  1  0  2  2  5 17 18 22 30 33 37 36 28 32 31 20 28 11 21
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     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           3600  4600   200   100  5000  5600   900   200  3700  4700
T Wind Dir             NW    NW     N     E     E     E     E    NE    NE     E
T Wind Spd             18    17     6     3     6    11    13    11    13    12


Date               Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18
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            41    65      53    72      55    71      41    64
Temp          45   41 59 61 55   53 67 67 58   55 67 62 47   41 58 55
Dewpt         30   34 40 43 49   50 57 56 58   55 51 42 34   30 26 24
Max/Min RH         79    43      94    58     100    42      65    23
RH            54   76 49 52 80   90 68 68 99   99 56 48 58   65 29 30
Pwind Dir           E    SE      SE    SE      SE    NE       N     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC B1 B1 B2   OV OV B2 B1   B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW CL
PoP 12HR            0    10      20    20      20    30       5     0
Rain Shwrs                  IS   IS IS IS IS   IS SC SC
Tstms                                             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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