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FOUS54 KCRP 200934
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
334 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

TXZ245-202215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
334 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE             FRI 01/20/17            SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17
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          59          84          53          71
TEMP             62 64 71 73 67 64 61 60 59 63 77 84 74 63 59 55 53 56 67 71 64
DEWPT            62 64 67 65 64 63 61 60 59 61 60 55 58 57 54 47 41 41 42 43 44
MIN/MAX RH                   76         100          37          83          37
RH               98100 86 76 91 99100100100 94 56 37 59 80 83 74 66 56 41 37 48
WIND DIR          W NE NE  E SE  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  S SW NW  W  W  W NW NW NW
WIND SPD          2  2  2  5  4  3  2  3  4  4  9  8  6  8 10 12 17 20 24 21 16
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 FW FW FW SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)       100100100 91 82 73 62 65 69 57 25 18 21 27 32 19  5  2  0  0  0
POP 12HR                     30          10          10          10           0
QPF 12HR                   0.10           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS             SC SC
TSTMS                  IS IS
OBVIS            F+                PF  F  F
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     5     6     6     5     5     5
MIXING HGT            900   900   500     0  3300  3600   200   300  3600  3100
T WIND DIR              N     E     S    SW    SW    SW    SW     W    NW    NW
T WIND SPD              4     6     5     5    12    13    14    24    37    35
DENSE FOG         Y
FIRE WEATHER                                                            A  A


DATE               MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17
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            51    70      60    75      59    69      49    61
TEMP          55   51 65 66 62   60 71 70 62   59 66 62 53   49 58 57
DEWPT         42   42 44 50 56   59 62 62 61   52 46 48 44   41 40 42
MAX/MIN RH         73    44      98    66      96    45      74    48
RH            63   73 46 56 81   97 73 78 96   78 48 59 72   74 51 57
PWIND DIR          NW    SW       S     S      SE     N       N     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL CL CL   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0    10      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ231-202215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
334 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE             FRI 01/20/17            SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17
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          55          82          51          73
TEMP             58 61 74 78 72 63 59 57 55 60 74 82 72 61 57 53 51 55 68 73 64
DEWPT            58 59 60 60 63 63 59 57 55 56 48 41 47 44 41 39 38 36 34 34 35
MIN/MAX RH                   55         100          22          61          24
RH               99 95 63 55 75100100100 99 87 40 23 40 53 55 59 61 48 28 24 34
WIND DIR         NW NE  E SW SE SE  S  S SW SW  W  W  S  W NW NW  W NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          2  1  1  1  2  2  2  3  2  5  9 12  5  6  9 12 16 20 21 19 13
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        79 72 80 64 63 48 49 55 65 37 31 16 20 18 15  9  2  1  0  0  0
POP 12HR                     20           0           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS
OBVIS            F+                PF  F  F
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     6     6
MIXING HGT           2500  2400  1300   100  4800  6900   200   300  3500  3000
T WIND DIR             NE    SE    SE     S     W    SW     W    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD              3     4     4     3    11    13    13    24    35    32
DENSE FOG         Y
FIRE WEATHER                                                            A  A


DATE               MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17
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            45    76      54    83      54    72      46    64
TEMP          50   45 69 69 59   54 76 73 60   54 68 64 51   46 60 57
DEWPT         34   35 36 39 43   52 54 52 49   43 36 36 38   35 34 35
MAX/MIN RH         69    25      91    37      70    26      65    33
RH            53   69 30 33 56   90 47 47 68   67 31 36 60   65 38 43
PWIND DIR          NW    SW       S     S      NE     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5    10      10    10

$$

TXZ247-202215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
334 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE             FRI 01/20/17            SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17
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          60          82          58          71
TEMP             65 65 72 73 68 65 64 62 60 64 77 82 74 66 62 60 58 60 68 71 66
DEWPT            65 65 67 65 65 64 64 62 60 62 61 59 60 59 57 50 44 43 43 45 46
MIN/MAX RH                   75         100          45          82          39
RH              100100 83 75 89 97 99100100 94 58 45 62 80 81 71 62 53 41 39 48
WIND DIR         SW  E  E SE  S SW SW  S SW SW  W SW SE SW NW  W  W  W NW NW NW
WIND SPD          4  3  4  6  5  5  4  4  5  5  8  6  8  9 11 16 19 23 25 23 18
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 FW FW FW SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)       100100100 92 81 75 61 65 67 55 20 14 22 26 29 17  4  2  0  0  0
POP 12HR                     30          10          10          10           0
QPF 12HR                   0.11           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS             SC SC
TSTMS                  IS IS
OBVIS             F                   PF PF
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     5     6     6     5     6     6
MIXING HGT           1100  1000   600   100  3200  3200   300   800  3400  3500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD              8    10     9     9    13    13    17    28    41    37
DENSE FOG         Y
FIRE WEATHER                                                            A  A


DATE               MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17
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            55    69      62    73      61    69      52    61
TEMP          58   55 66 67 64   62 70 69 63   61 67 63 55   52 59 58
DEWPT         44   44 45 51 57   60 63 63 62   54 48 50 46   44 42 43
MAX/MIN RH         67    45      95    71      96    49      74    50
RH            59   67 46 57 80   94 77 81 95   79 50 62 73   74 53 57
PWIND DIR          NW    SW       S     S      SE     N       N     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     15>   15>
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL CL CL   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0    10      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ234-202215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
334 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE             FRI 01/20/17            SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17
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          58          80          51          72
TEMP             58 60 72 74 69 62 60 58 58 62 75 80 71 61 57 53 51 55 67 72 63
DEWPT            57 60 62 61 63 62 60 58 58 61 59 50 55 52 48 42 37 38 40 41 40
MIN/MAX RH                   64         100          34          72          32
RH               97 99 72 64 80100100100100 96 58 34 56 72 72 65 59 52 38 32 43
WIND DIR          W  W  S  S SE  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  S SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW
WIND SPD          3  2  2  4  5  4  3  4  3  4  9 11  5  5  6 10 14 18 20 19 14
CLOUDS           OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        89 82 83 82 84 76 60 64 74 74 32 29 33 45 57 32  8  4  0  0  0
POP 12HR                     30          10          10          10           0
QPF 12HR                   0.06           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS             SC SC
TSTMS                  IS IS
OBVIS            F+                PF  F  F
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           1800  1700  1000     0  2900  4100   200   200  3300  2800
T WIND DIR             SW     S     S    SW    SW    SW    SW     W    NW    NW
T WIND SPD              4     8     8     5    12    13    11    19    33    32
DENSE FOG         Y
FIRE WEATHER                                                            A  A


DATE               MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17
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            45    72      55    78      56    70      46    61
TEMP          50   45 66 67 58   55 72 71 60   56 66 62 50   46 57 55
DEWPT         38   38 41 46 50   55 60 59 56   46 43 43 39   36 37 39
MAX/MIN RH         76    35     100    55      87    38      70    43
RH            61   76 41 47 75  100 65 67 87   71 42 50 65   70 46 55
PWIND DIR          NW    SW       S     S      SE     N       N     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL CL CL   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0    10      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ241-202215-
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX
27.74N  98.03W ELEV. 177 FT
334 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE             FRI 01/20/17            SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17
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          57          87          51          75
TEMP             61 63 74 78 72 64 61 58 57 63 77 87 75 63 58 54 51 56 69 75 65
DEWPT            60 62 63 62 63 62 61 58 57 58 47 43 46 44 42 40 38 36 34 33 34
MIN/MAX RH                   59         100          21          60          22
RH               99 96 69 59 73 91100100100 85 35 21 36 50 54 59 60 47 27 22 30
WIND DIR         SW NE  N  W SE SE  S  S SW  W  W  W  S SW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          2  2  3  2  4  2  3  3  3  4  8  9  5  6  8 11 14 20 23 20 16
CLOUDS           OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        98 93 94 75 63 51 56 55 58 48 17 10  7  9 10  6  1  1  0  0  0
POP 12HR                     20           5           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS
OBVIS            F+                PF  F  F
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     6     6
MIXING HGT           2100  2000  1400     0  5600  6600   200   400  4300  3600
T WIND DIR             NW     E     S    SW     W    SW     W    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD              4     6     6     5    11    10    11    20    36    34
DENSE FOG         Y
FIRE WEATHER                                                            A  A


DATE               MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17
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            46    78      56    85      56    74      48    65
TEMP          52   46 70 71 61   56 78 76 62   56 70 65 53   48 61 59
DEWPT         33   34 35 39 44   53 54 54 55   45 35 37 40   37 33 36
MAX/MIN RH         62    22      87    34      79    25      66    32
RH            48   62 27 31 54   87 43 46 78   65 28 35 62   66 35 43
PWIND DIR          NW    SW       S     S      NE     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5    10      10    10

$$

TXZ229-202215-
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX
28.46N  99.22W ELEV. 476 FT
334 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE             FRI 01/20/17            SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17
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                      81          53          80          49          74
TEMP             53 59 73 81 77 64 58 56 53 59 70 80 70 60 55 52 49 54 68 74 65
DEWPT            49 52 52 47 50 52 54 52 50 47 43 40 39 38 37 37 36 33 30 29 30
MIN/MAX RH                   31          89          23          60          19
RH               88 78 49 31 38 65 84 86 88 65 39 24 32 44 49 56 60 44 24 19 27
WIND DIR          N  N  E SE  S  E  S SW SW  W  W  W SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          3  3  2  2  2  3  3  2  3  4  8 12  9 12 14 14 16 19 21 19 13
CLOUDS           FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC B1 SC SC CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        23 34 37 27 31 36 23 36 54 37 27  4 24 18 12  6  1  0  0  0  1
POP 12HR                      5           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS            PF                   PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     5     5     5     5     6     6
MIXING HGT           3800  5000  4400   800  4900  6700   300   300  3600  3100
T WIND DIR             NE    SE     S    SW     W     W     W    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD              4     3     5     5    10    12    21    26    34    32
FIRE WEATHER                                                            A  A


DATE               MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17
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            46    79      51    82      51    72      45    65
TEMP          51   46 71 70 57   51 74 72 58   51 67 63 50   45 60 58
DEWPT         31   32 32 35 36   45 48 44 43   39 33 33 34   33 31 32
MAX/MIN RH         58    19      79    29      64    23      63    28
RH            45   58 24 27 46   78 39 37 58   63 28 32 54   63 34 37
PWIND DIR          NW    SW      SE    SW       N     N      NE    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5     0       0     0

$$

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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