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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
303 PM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

TXZ245-171045-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
303 PM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

Date           10/16/17      Tue 10/17/17            Wed 10/18/17            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      58          78          60          81          70
Temp          77 73 67 65 61 58 65 75 78 73 67 65 63 61 71 79 81 76 74 72 71 70
Dewpt         50 50 51 51 51 50 50 49 46 48 50 53 54 55 58 61 62 63 64 66 66 66
Max/Min RH                   77          33          80          52          89
RH            38 46 58 62 70 76 59 40 33 41 55 66 72 80 65 53 53 63 74 82 85 88
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  E  N  N NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE
Wind Spd      12  8  6  6  5  6  8  5  5  4  3  3  3  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)      3  1  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  1  1  2  5  8 11 14 27 40 51 62
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs                                                       IS IS IS IS SC
Tstms                                                            IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           1800   200  2700  3500  1200   200  2800  2800  2500  2600
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE     N    NE    NE     E     E    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             11     9    11     8     6     4     5     8    13    10


Date           10/19 Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            83      73      83      73      84      73      83      66      78
Temp          82 76 76 73 82 78 76 73 83 78 77 73 82 77 71 67 75 73
Dewpt         68 70 70 70 71 71 71 71 73 73 73 71 70 66 61 58 58 61
Min/Max RH         64      92      67      93      71      94      63      76      52
RH            64 81 81 91 68 80 85 93 71 84 89 93 67 71 71 76 56 67
Pwind Dir           E       E      SE      SE      SE       S      NW       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           30      30      40      30      30      50      40      20      10
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ231-171045-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
303 PM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

Date           10/16/17      Tue 10/17/17            Wed 10/18/17            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      51          81          52          85          61
Temp          78 70 61 56 53 52 64 77 81 72 61 57 54 52 68 81 85 77 67 64 62 62
Dewpt         43 42 46 45 44 44 46 43 42 43 45 46 46 47 50 52 53 55 59 62 62 61
Max/Min RH                   77          25          84          33         100
RH            29 36 58 66 72 75 54 31 25 36 57 68 73 83 53 36 33 46 74 93 98 97
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE  E SE SE SE SE  E  E NE
Wind Spd      10  4  1  2  2  2  3  3  3  2  2  1  0  2  3  4  4  5  4  2  2  3
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)      2  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  1  1  2  2  2  3  5  9 14 19 24 36 47
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   IS
Tstms                                                                        IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt            300   100  3400  4100   300   200  3600  4300  2000  1900
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE    NE     E    NE     E    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              5     5     9     6     4     3     4     9    10     8


Date           10/19 Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            84      67      84      68      87      69      86      62      80
Temp          82 77 70 68 81 78 72 69 85 80 72 70 85 79 68 62 75 75
Dewpt         66 66 69 68 68 69 71 69 70 70 72 70 67 61 57 55 52 54
Min/Max RH         55     100      58     100      57     100      49      80      39
RH            59 68 97100 64 73 98100 63 72100100 56 55 68 79 44 48
Pwind Dir           E       E      SE      SE      SE       S      NW       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           20      20      20      10      20      20      40      10      10
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC
Tstms         IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ247-171045-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
303 PM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

Date           10/16/17      Tue 10/17/17            Wed 10/18/17            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      64          77          66          80          73
Temp          77 73 71 69 66 64 68 75 77 73 71 69 68 66 74 79 80 77 76 75 74 73
Dewpt         52 52 54 54 55 54 54 53 49 50 53 55 57 59 61 63 64 64 66 67 68 68
Max/Min RH                   71          38          77          56          86
RH            42 49 55 59 68 70 61 47 38 45 53 60 69 77 65 57 58 65 71 77 81 85
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd      14 10  9 10  9  9  9  6  5  5  5  5  4  5  5  6  6  6  8  8  6  5
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)      3  2  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  1  1  2  7 11 13 16 28 41 52 63
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs                                                       IS IS IS IS SC
Tstms                                                            IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           3300  1900  2300  3100  3000  2300  3100  2900  2700  3200
T Wind Dir              N    NE    NE     N    NE     E     E     E    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             21    17    13     9     9     5     5     9    14    11


Date           10/19 Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            82      75      82      75      83      75      83      69      79
Temp          82 77 78 75 82 79 79 75 83 78 78 75 82 78 74 70 77 76
Dewpt         69 71 71 71 72 72 72 72 74 73 74 72 71 68 63 61 59 63
Min/Max RH         67      88      71      90      73      90      66      75      52
RH            67 83 79 88 71 80 81 90 73 86 87 90 71 73 68 75 57 65
Pwind Dir           E       E      SE      SE      SE       S      NW       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           30      30      40      40      30      50      40      20      10
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ234-171045-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
303 PM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

Date           10/16/17      Tue 10/17/17            Wed 10/18/17            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      51          80          52          84          62
Temp          77 69 61 57 54 52 63 76 79 70 61 57 54 52 67 81 83 75 67 64 63 63
Dewpt         47 49 48 47 46 45 47 46 45 46 46 47 46 47 52 56 58 60 61 63 62 62
Max/Min RH                   81          30          85          41          99
RH            34 47 62 68 74 79 55 35 30 42 59 68 73 83 59 43 43 58 83 94 97 96
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  E  N  N  E SE SE SE  E  E  E NE
Wind Spd      11  6  4  4  4  4  5  4  3  4  3  2  2  3  4  4  5  5  4  3  3  4
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC B1
Clouds(%)      2  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  4  7 11 23 35 48 60
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   IS
Tstms                                                                        IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt            200   100  2700  3200   200   100  3300  3700  1200  1000
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE     N    NE     N     E    SE    SE     E
T Wind Spd              5     5    10     8     3     4     4     5     6     3


Date           10/19 Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            84      67      84      69      85      69      84      61      80
Temp          82 77 70 68 82 77 71 69 84 79 72 69 82 78 66 62 77 73
Dewpt         67 67 67 67 69 69 70 69 72 71 72 69 69 64 57 56 57 59
Min/Max RH         57     100      61     100      65     100      57      81      47
RH            60 72 93 99 64 75 95100 69 77 97100 63 62 72 81 50 62
Pwind Dir           E       E       E      SE      SE       S      NW       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           20      30      40      20      30      40      40      10      10
Rain Shwrs    IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms         IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ241-171045-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
303 PM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

Date           10/16/17      Tue 10/17/17            Wed 10/18/17            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      53          82          54          86          63
Temp          80 74 65 59 56 53 67 78 82 74 64 60 56 54 70 83 86 78 70 66 64 64
Dewpt         46 45 47 47 45 45 47 44 43 44 46 48 47 49 53 55 58 59 61 63 63 63
Max/Min RH                   75          25          84          37          99
RH            31 36 53 64 69 74 50 29 25 34 54 66 71 84 54 39 39 53 76 89 94 96
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  N  N NE SE SE SE  E  E NE  N
Wind Spd      11  8  5  4  4  4  6  5  5  5  3  1  2  2  3  5  6  8  5  3  2  3
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)      3  1  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  1  1  2  2  4  5 10 14 20 26 35 43
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   IS
Tstms                                                                        IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt            300   100  3400  4200   300   100  3400  3900  2300  2300
T Wind Dir              N    NW     N    NE     E     N     E    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              6     6    10     8     3     4     5     9    13     9


Date           10/19 Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            85      68      85      69      88      70      89      63      81
Temp          83 78 71 68 83 79 72 70 87 81 74 71 87 81 68 63 77 75
Dewpt         67 68 70 68 69 69 71 70 71 71 72 71 68 64 60 56 52 54
Min/Max RH         57     100      58     100      57     100      49      81      37
RH            59 70 94100 63 72 96100 60 72 95100 54 57 74 79 42 48
Pwind Dir           E       E      SE      SE      SE      SE      NW       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           20      20      20      10      20      20      40      20      10
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS
Tstms         IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ229-171045-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
303 PM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

Date           10/16/17      Tue 10/17/17            Wed 10/18/17            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      51          80          52          84          61
Temp          78 73 63 58 53 51 62 75 80 75 65 60 55 53 63 78 84 79 70 66 63 61
Dewpt         41 42 43 42 41 42 44 44 43 44 45 45 45 46 47 48 48 49 53 59 60 60
Max/Min RH                   71          27          80          28          95
RH            27 32 48 57 64 71 52 33 27 33 47 58 68 80 56 34 28 35 55 76 88 95
Wind Dir       N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE  S SE SE SE SE  E  E
Wind Spd       8  3  4  3  3  3  4  3  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  5  5  4  3
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)      2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  2  2  2  5  8 11 14 17 20 26 32
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     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     4
Mixing Hgt            200   100  3500  3800   300   100  3500  4000   400  1500
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE    NE     E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              4     5     6     4     4     4     5     6     8    11


Date           10/19 Fri 10/20/17 Sat 10/21/17 Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            84      68      83      69      87      69      85      61      79
Temp          80 79 71 68 80 81 72 69 83 82 73 69 81 80 67 61 75 76
Dewpt         63 63 68 68 67 65 70 69 69 66 71 69 65 57 53 52 50 52
Min/Max RH         49     100      55     100      53     100      44      73      37
RH            55 57 90 99 66 59 92 99 64 58 91 98 59 46 59 73 42 42
Pwind Dir          SE       E      SE      SE      SE      SE      NE       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW
PoP 12HR           10      10      10      10      10      20      30      10      10
Rain Shwrs                                  IS IS SC SC
Tstms                                       IS IS SC SC

$$

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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