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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
346 AM CDT Mon Sep 25 2017

TXZ245-252230-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
346 AM CDT Mon Sep 25 2017

Date             Mon 09/25/17            Tue 09/26/17            Wed 09/27/17
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                      88          79          87          77          88
Temp          79 78 83 87 87 84 81 81 80 79 83 87 86 82 80 79 79 77 83 87 88 82
Dewpt         75 74 75 74 74 75 75 75 75 74 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 74 75 75 74 75
Min/Max RH                   65          88          70          92          63
RH            87 88 77 66 66 76 83 82 87 88 80 71 73 84 88 89 89 91 78 69 63 81
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE  E  E  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd       9  6  8 10 10 11 10 10  8  6  9 10 11 10  9  9  6  6  9  9 10  9
Heat Index          90 96 96 92 87 86       90 98 95 89             90 96 97 88
Clouds        SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     33 49 61 54 44 44 57 65 70 80 83 80 75 80 80 76 75 74 69 67 58 53
PoP 12HR                     30          20          40          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.01        0.09        0.03        0.11
Rain Shwrs    IS SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
Tstms            SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     3     3     1     2     3     3     2     2     3     3
Haines                  3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     5
Mixing Hgt           4300  4000  2500  2300  3900  4100  2400  2600  4700  4600
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E     E
T Wind Spd             17    18    21    19    18    19    17    12    13    14


Date          Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17 Sun 10/01/17
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      89      75      87      71      86      69      86
Temp          79 76 87 81 78 75 86 79 75 72 84 77 73 69 84 78
Dewpt         74 73 73 73 73 70 69 70 67 65 62 63 63 61 61 63
Max/Min RH         91      60      88      56      81      45      77      45
RH            88 89 63 76 85 86 59 74 78 79 47 62 72 75 47 61
Pwind Dir           E       E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           20      20      20      20      10      10      10      20
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS                   IS IS
Tstms         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS                   IS IS

$$

TXZ231-252230-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
346 AM CDT Mon Sep 25 2017

Date             Mon 09/25/17            Tue 09/26/17            Wed 09/27/17
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                      92          75          91          75          90
Temp          74 74 84 91 91 83 77 77 76 75 82 90 89 85 80 78 76 75 81 88 90 84
Dewpt         73 73 75 71 70 71 74 75 74 74 75 72 72 73 75 75 74 73 75 72 71 72
Min/Max RH                   49          97          54          95          54
RH            97 97 76 51 51 67 89 94 95 96 81 57 57 69 85 91 93 95 82 60 54 67
Wind Dir      SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE  E SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd       3  3  6  8 10  9  8  6  5  4  8  8 10  9  6  5  4  4  6  8  9  6
Heat Index          91 97 96 88             88 97 97 92             86 95 96 89
Clouds        SC B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     39 72 65 73 68 68 70 80 86 88 82 88 79 81 81 90 87 87 83 84 81 76
PoP 12HR                     40          30          50          50          50
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.07        0.18        0.07        0.16
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 SC SC SC SC
LAL                     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Haines                  4     4     3     3     4     4     4     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt           6000  5500  2600  1400  5100  5400  3300  2100  5300  5800
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E     E
T Wind Spd             17    23    23    17    17    19    20    12    14    17


Date          Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17 Sun 10/01/17
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            72      91      72      90      68      89      64      88
Temp          76 72 88 84 75 72 87 83 72 68 86 81 69 64 85 81
Dewpt         73 71 69 69 71 68 66 64 65 61 58 57 60 58 56 55
Max/Min RH         97      48      90      44      80      34      80      33
RH            92 97 54 59 87 90 49 55 79 79 39 44 73 80 37 42
Pwind Dir           E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           30      40      20      20      20      10      10      20
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS             IS IS
Tstms         SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS             IS IS

$$

TXZ247-252230-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
346 AM CDT Mon Sep 25 2017

Date             Mon 09/25/17            Tue 09/26/17            Wed 09/27/17
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                      87          81          87          78          88
Temp          81 79 83 86 86 84 83 82 81 81 84 86 86 81 80 79 79 78 83 86 88 82
Dewpt         75 75 75 75 75 76 76 75 76 76 76 77 77 77 77 76 76 76 76 76 75 76
Min/Max RH                   70          85          74          92          66
RH            82 86 78 71 70 77 79 80 84 84 79 75 74 88 90 91 90 92 79 73 66 82
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE  E  E  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd      11  9  9 10 10 11 12 12 10  9 10 10 12 11 12 11  9  9 10 10 11 11
Heat Index    87    91 95 95 93 90 89 88 87 92 97 96 89             91 95 98 89
Clouds        SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     33 46 55 54 44 43 55 64 75 80 82 81 76 80 77 76 74 72 68 65 57 53
PoP 12HR                     30          20          40          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.01        0.09        0.03        0.09
Rain Shwrs    IS SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
Tstms            SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     3     3     1     2     3     3     2     2     3     3
Haines                  3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     5
Mixing Hgt           3700  3400  2900  3000  3500  3800  2600  3200  3600  3500
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E     E
T Wind Spd             18    19    23    20    19    19    18    14    14    16


Date          Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17 Sun 10/01/17
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            79      89      77      87      74      86      73      86
Temp          80 79 86 82 79 77 84 79 76 74 83 78 75 73 82 78
Dewpt         75 74 74 74 73 72 71 71 69 67 63 65 65 64 63 64
Max/Min RH         88      62      86      60      81      48      75      48
RH            86 87 67 79 84 84 64 78 79 79 52 66 71 74 51 63
Pwind Dir           E       E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           20      20      20      20      10      10      10      20
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS                   IS IS
Tstms         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS                   IS IS

$$

TXZ234-252230-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
346 AM CDT Mon Sep 25 2017

Date             Mon 09/25/17            Tue 09/26/17            Wed 09/27/17
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                      90          75          90          74          89
Temp          74 73 82 89 89 83 79 77 76 75 83 89 89 83 78 76 75 74 82 87 89 83
Dewpt         73 72 76 73 73 73 74 74 74 73 76 75 74 75 75 74 73 73 74 73 72 73
Min/Max RH                   58          95          60          97          57
RH            99 97 80 59 61 74 86 92 93 94 80 63 62 77 90 94 96 97 77 64 57 73
Wind Dir       E  E  E SE SE SE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd       3  4  6  8 10  9  6  5  4  4  8  8  9  9  6  4  4  4  6  6  8  6
Heat Index          90 97 97 89             90 99 98 91             89 95 97 89
Clouds        SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     33 56 54 62 50 47 56 51 68 75 79 81 80 86 75 73 76 76 70 73 66 60
PoP 12HR                     30          20          40          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.01        0.12        0.02        0.11
Rain Shwrs       SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
Tstms            SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     3     3     1     2     3     3     2     2     3     3
Haines                  4     3     4     4     3     3     4     4     4     3
Mixing Hgt           4900  4800  2200  1200  3500  4700  1900   500  5000  5700
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E     E
T Wind Spd             14    16    18    14    16    17     9     5    10    11


Date          Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17 Sun 10/01/17
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            72      90      71      88      67      87      63      86
Temp          74 72 88 83 74 71 86 80 70 67 84 78 67 63 83 78
Dewpt         73 71 72 71 71 68 68 66 64 61 60 61 60 57 59 61
Max/Min RH         97      54      93      50      83      40      81      42
RH            95 97 59 68 91 89 55 62 81 79 43 55 79 78 45 54
Pwind Dir           E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           20      30      20      20      10      10      10      20
Rain Shwrs    IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS                   IS IS
Tstms         IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS                   IS IS

$$

TXZ241-252230-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
346 AM CDT Mon Sep 25 2017

Date             Mon 09/25/17            Tue 09/26/17            Wed 09/27/17
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          76          92          75          90
Temp          75 74 84 92 92 84 80 78 77 76 83 91 90 86 82 79 77 75 84 90 89 85
Dewpt         73 73 75 72 73 74 75 75 75 74 75 73 74 75 75 75 75 74 75 74 73 73
Min/Max RH                   51          95          55          95          57
RH            96 97 75 53 54 71 84 89 94 93 78 57 58 68 81 88 93 95 75 60 60 69
Wind Dir      SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd       3  4  8  9 11 12 10  8  6  5  9 10 12 11  8  5  5  4  8  9 10 10
Heat Index          92100100 91 83          91 99100 95 88          92 99 97 92
Clouds        SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     33 69 69 73 67 66 73 74 83 79 79 80 79 77 77 86 79 81 85 83 82 76
PoP 12HR                     40          30          50          40          50
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.08        0.17        0.08        0.15
Rain Shwrs       SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms            SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     3     3     2     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Haines                  4     4     3     3     4     4     4     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt           5600  5100  2200  1100  6000  5700  3000  2100  4100  5200
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E
T Wind Spd             18    24    24    19    18    20    19    13    14    17


Date          Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17 Sun 10/01/17
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            73      92      72      91      69      89      66      89
Temp          77 73 91 85 76 72 90 84 74 69 89 82 71 66 88 82
Dewpt         73 72 71 71 71 70 67 67 67 64 60 60 62 60 58 58
Max/Min RH         98      51      94      46      84      37      81      35
RH            89 98 53 62 85 94 48 58 80 84 39 47 73 81 37 45
Pwind Dir           E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           30      30      20      20      20      20      10      20
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS
Tstms         SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ229-252230-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
346 AM CDT Mon Sep 25 2017

Date             Mon 09/25/17            Tue 09/26/17            Wed 09/27/17
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                      94          76          91          75          89
Temp          77 75 81 91 93 87 80 78 77 76 80 89 91 89 82 78 76 75 79 85 89 86
Dewpt         72 72 72 69 68 69 71 72 73 73 73 72 70 73 73 73 73 73 73 72 70 71
Min/Max RH                   44          92          51          93          53
RH            84 92 75 49 44 54 74 81 87 92 79 57 51 59 73 83 90 93 81 64 53 60
Wind Dir      SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE  E  E SE  E  E  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd       5  6  9  9 10 11 11 11  9  8  9  9  9  9 10  9  6  6  8  9  9  8
Heat Index          86 96 98 91 84             96 96 97 87             91 94 92
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV
Clouds(%)     79 82 81 85 78 78 79 94 95 96 93 93 93 90 95 97 94 96 92 89 87 88
PoP 12HR                     40          50          60          80          70
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.23        0.29        0.28        0.27
Rain Shwrs    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM NM
Tstms            SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM NM
LAL                     3     3     3     3     4     4     5     5     4     4
Haines                  4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt           6700  6400  2600  1900  3800  4100  1500  2100  4700  6000
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E    SE     E     E
T Wind Spd             17    21    28    21    19    19    19    12    16    19


Date          Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17 Sun 10/01/17
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            73      90      72      89      68      88      66      88
Temp          76 73 86 87 75 72 84 85 72 68 83 84 70 66 82 85
Dewpt         71 71 68 65 68 68 64 62 62 60 57 55 57 57 53 52
Max/Min RH         93      44      87      41      77      33      74      28
RH            84 93 55 48 79 87 51 46 70 76 41 37 63 74 37 32
Pwind Dir           E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           60      40      50      30      20      10      10      20
Rain Shwrs    NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS             IS IS
Tstms         NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC 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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