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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
400 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

TXZ245-212200-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
400 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date             Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17
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                      78          54          79          62          76
Temp             56 60 73 78 71 64 60 57 54 60 74 79 72 67 65 64 62 68 75 76 71
Dewpt            54 51 50 51 52 53 54 52 51 52 54 56 57 58 58 59 60 61 63 63 63
Min/Max RH                   38          91          45          96          65
RH               94 74 45 39 52 69 81 85 91 75 51 46 61 77 84 91 95 80 67 65 78
Wind Dir          W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd         10 12 13 13  8  5  5  4  4  4  4  4  3  5  6  5  6  8 10 11 11
Clouds           FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        13  6  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  7  4  1  2  4  3  3  3  4
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     6     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           4800  4800   200   100  2000  2700   500   400  1600  1600
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    NW    NW     N    NE    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             17    19     5     6     8     4     9     9    11    16


Date               Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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            65    77      56    69      58    72      65    74
Temp          68   65 75 71 61   56 67 64 60   58 70 66 66   65 74 69
Dewpt         64   64 63 56 48   45 46 48 49   53 58 61 63   63 64 65
Max/Min RH         95    56      68    45      84    65      95    72
RH            89   95 66 60 60   68 47 56 68   84 66 83 90   95 73 86
Pwind Dir           S     S      NE    NE       E    SE      SE    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW FW CL   CL CL FW FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            5     5       5     5       0    10      10    20
Rain Shwrs                                                      IS IS

$$

TXZ231-212200-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
400 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date             Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17
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                      84          49          87          53          87
Temp             52 61 77 84 75 62 56 52 50 62 79 87 79 64 57 55 53 65 81 87 79
Dewpt            47 42 39 41 44 46 47 46 45 45 45 46 49 49 49 49 50 51 53 54 55
Min/Max RH                   22          87          25          88          32
RH               82 49 26 22 33 56 71 81 84 54 30 25 39 60 71 80 88 62 39 32 44
Wind Dir          W NW NW NW NE  N  N  N NW  W SW  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
Wind Spd          8 10 12 10  4  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  4  6  5  4  6  9 10  9
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  4  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  0
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                  6     6     6     5     5     5     5     4     4     5
Mixing Hgt           3500  5900   200   100  1900  3100  1100   200  1800  3100
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    NW    NW     N     W    SE    SE     S     S
T Wind Spd             12    17     2     4     2     3     6     5    10    13


Date               Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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    85      50    74      51    77      61    81
Temp          59   57 79 77 55   50 69 66 53   51 73 71 62   61 78 76
Dewpt         59   57 50 40 36   37 37 40 45   47 55 57 61   61 61 62
Max/Min RH        100    24      61    27      85    49     100    50
RH            98  100 37 27 49   61 31 38 73   85 54 60 97   98 56 63
Pwind Dir           S    NW      NE    NE       E    SE      SE    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW CL CL   CL CL CL FW   FW SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            0     5       0     0       0    10      10    10

$$

TXZ247-212200-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
400 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date             Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17
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          58          77          66          75
Temp             60 64 73 77 72 68 63 60 58 63 73 77 72 69 68 67 66 70 74 74 71
Dewpt            56 54 53 53 53 55 56 55 53 53 54 56 58 59 60 60 61 62 63 64 64
Min/Max RH                   44          86          48          93          69
RH               87 72 50 44 53 64 77 82 86 71 53 49 65 77 83 89 86 78 70 71 80
Wind Dir          W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N NW NW SW  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd         13 14 13 13  8  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  4  6  8  8  8  9 10 11 12
Clouds           FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         9  5  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  7  4  1  2  3  4  4  4  4
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     6     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           1900  3600   300   200  1500  1400   700   800  1000  1000
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    NW    NW     N    SE    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             17    18     6     8     9     4    11    12    12    16


Date               Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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            67    76      59    69      61    71      66    73
Temp          69   67 74 71 65   59 66 65 63   61 71 67 67   66 73 67
Dewpt         65   65 64 59 51   49 48 50 51   55 59 62 64   64 65 65
Max/Min RH         94    63      68    49      81    68      93    76
RH            88   94 71 66 62   68 52 58 65   81 69 84 88   93 77 93
Pwind Dir           S    SE      NE    NE       E    SE      SE    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW FW CL   CL CL FW FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            5     5       5     5       5    10      10    20
Rain Shwrs                                                      IS IS

$$

TXZ234-212200-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
400 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date             Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17
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                      80          51          82          55          81
Temp             55 59 75 80 71 60 56 53 52 60 76 82 72 61 58 57 56 65 77 81 74
Dewpt            50 48 47 48 50 51 51 49 48 50 52 54 56 55 54 54 56 59 62 62 61
Min/Max RH                   32          87          38         100          52
RH               85 67 37 33 47 71 82 85 86 68 44 38 57 75 83 92 98 79 58 52 65
Wind Dir          W NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W NW SW SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd          6 11 13 11  5  3  3  3  4  4  4  3  3  4  5  4  4  6  9 10 10
Clouds           FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        20 10  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  7  4  2  3  4  3  2  2  2
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           4800  5100   200   100  2200  2800   500   100  2100  2600
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    NW    NW     N    NW    SE    SE     S     S
T Wind Spd             14    19     4     5     6     3     5     3     6    16


Date               Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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            62    81      50    70      49    74      61    77
Temp          64   62 77 73 56   50 67 63 52   50 71 68 62   61 75 72
Dewpt         62   61 60 50 39   39 41 44 42   46 56 58 61   61 63 64
Max/Min RH         97    41      65    37      86    56     100    64
RH            92   95 56 44 53   65 39 51 70   86 59 72 96  100 67 76
Pwind Dir           S    NW      NE    NE       E    SE      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW CL CL   CL CL CL FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            5     5       5     5       0    10      10    20
Rain Shwrs                                                      IS IS

$$

TXZ241-212200-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
400 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date             Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17
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                      87          52          89          53          88
Temp             52 63 81 87 79 64 58 54 52 64 81 89 81 64 57 55 53 65 82 88 81
Dewpt            46 42 40 39 40 43 47 46 45 45 44 45 47 49 50 51 51 52 53 54 56
Min/Max RH                   18          80          22          93          32
RH               80 47 23 18 25 46 66 74 78 48 27 22 36 57 70 80 93 62 37 32 44
Wind Dir          W NW NW NW  N  N  N  N NW  W SW  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
Wind Spd          8 11 13 13  5  3  4  3  3  3  4  4  4  5  5  5  5  8 10 10 10
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  2  0  1  1  1  1  1  1
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                  6     6     6     6     5     5     5     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           5300  8300   200   100  2200  3700  1800   100  1800  3500
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    NW    NW     N     W    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             14    23     4     4     5     3     6     4     9    16


Date               Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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    86      53    76      55    79      63    83
Temp          61   59 79 79 59   53 72 69 57   55 76 74 65   63 80 78
Dewpt         59   59 53 43 39   38 39 43 49   52 57 58 62   62 61 63
Max/Min RH        100    26      57    28      89    48      96    49
RH            94  100 41 28 47   57 31 40 76   89 50 60 91   94 53 62
Pwind Dir           S    NW      NE    NE       E    SE      SE    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW SC B1 B1   SC B1 SC
PoP 12HR            0     5       0     5       5    10       5    10

$$

TXZ229-212200-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
400 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date             Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17
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                      87          51          91          54          91
Temp             50 60 78 87 80 65 58 53 51 63 82 91 86 71 62 58 54 64 80 90 87
Dewpt            40 38 37 36 36 38 40 41 42 42 41 40 40 41 42 43 44 44 45 42 41
Min/Max RH                   17          72          17          68          18
RH               67 45 23 17 20 36 50 63 71 46 24 17 26 43 53 62 67 50 29 19 20
Wind Dir         NW NW NW NW NW  N NE  N  N  W SW  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd          6  8 12 11  4  3  4  3  3  4  4  4  3  5  6  5  4  6  9  6  4
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
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     6     6     6     4     5     5     5     4     5
Mixing Hgt           3700  7500   200   100  2100  3100   900   100  1700  3600
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    NW     N    NE     S    SE    SE     S     S
T Wind Spd             11    20     4     4     2     4     5     5     9    13


Date               Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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    86      49    75      51    77      60    84
Temp          65   57 80 82 57   49 69 71 56   51 68 76 63   60 76 81
Dewpt         52   52 36 28 31   33 34 34 40   46 53 53 58   59 58 56
Max/Min RH         85    13      53    22      83    44      96    39
RH            64   84 20 14 36   53 28 25 55   83 58 46 84   96 53 42
Pwind Dir          SE     N      NE     E       E    SE      SE    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL FW   FW B1 B1 SC   B1 B1 SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       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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