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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
332 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

TXZ245-081015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
332 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

DATE           12/07/16      THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16            SAT
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      53          55          39          49          45
TEMP             59 56 55 53 53 53 55 55 49 44 42 40 39 41 47 49 47 46 46 45 45
DEWPT            58 56 55 53 53 49 46 44 41 37 36 35 33 32 33 34 35 39 43 42 43
MAX/MIN RH                  100          65          84          56         100
RH               98100100100100 87 72 65 75 78 81 82 80 71 59 56 63 75 90 87100
WIND DIR         NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD          6  6 10 13 17 19 19 19 16 14 14 13 12 11 10  8  8  8  8  9  8
CLOUDS           B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        82 82 88 97 92 92 92 94 92 87 89 82 65 63 61 60 66 64 72 80 76
POP 12HR                     50          30          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.27        0.04           0           0        0.02
RAIN                                                              S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS                               IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT            700  1600  1800  2200  2300  2200  2400  2300  2000  1400
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     N     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             11    20    29    29    29    26    25    16    17    20
WIND                          Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE           12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          65      62    72      54    64      55    68      55    63
TEMP          61 64 62   62 70 65 58   54 62 60 56   55 65 63 57   55 62 58
DEWPT         56 60 62   62 64 63 58   54 50 53 53   53 58 59 57   55 55 53
MIN/MAX RH       80     100    77     100    63      96    73     100    72
RH            84 88 98  100 82 94100  100 65 77 87   95 76 88100  100 78 83
PWIND DIR         E       S    SW      SW     N      NE    NE      NE     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20      30    30      20    10      10    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC   SC SC SC IS   IS

$$

TXZ231-081015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
332 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

DATE           12/07/16      THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16            SAT
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      48          51          34          48          41
TEMP             55 51 50 49 48 48 50 51 44 39 37 35 34 37 45 48 45 43 42 41 41
DEWPT            53 51 50 49 48 45 40 40 37 34 30 29 25 26 24 28 27 30 30 31 32
MAX/MIN RH                  100          65          80          43          88
RH               94100100100100 87 68 65 75 79 75 77 69 63 44 45 50 60 61 67 79
WIND DIR         NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N NE NE  E NE NE NE
WIND SPD          5  5  8 11 14 17 16 13 12 11 11  9  9  8  6  5  4  3  3  4  4
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV
CLOUDS(%)        75 79 80 81 84 88 92 93 93 90 85 81 66 70 72 65 68 65 73 85 90
POP 12HR                     30          30          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.02           0           0           0
RAIN                                                              S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT            800  1700  1700  2300  2300  2100  2200  2200  1600  1500
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     N     N    NE    NE     E    NE
T WIND SPD             10    18    26    25    25    20    18    11     8    10


DATE           12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          58      53    73      48    64      48    68      50    63
TEMP          54 56 54   53 70 63 53   48 61 58 51   48 64 61 53   50 60 57
DEWPT         44 51 53   53 61 60 53   48 45 48 45   46 53 55 53   50 51 49
MIN/MAX RH       69     100    67     100    52      96    64     100    63
RH            69 83 96  100 75 89100  100 55 71 82   96 68 83100  100 71 74
PWIND DIR        NE       S     S      SW     N      NE     E      NE     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC SC FW SC   SC B1 B1 SC   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10      20    10      10     5       5    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS          IS   IS

$$

TXZ247-081015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
332 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

DATE           12/07/16      THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16            SAT
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      56          57          43          52          51
TEMP             61 59 58 57 56 56 57 57 51 47 46 44 43 45 50 52 51 51 51 51 51
DEWPT            60 59 58 57 55 51 48 45 43 40 38 37 36 37 36 38 38 43 47 47 49
MAX/MIN RH                  100          66          83          59         100
RH               95100100100 97 84 74 66 73 75 77 76 77 73 60 59 61 74 86 87100
WIND DIR         NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD          9  9 11 14 19 21 21 20 19 18 18 17 14 13 12 10 10 10  9 10 10
CLOUDS           B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        80 83 88 91 90 92 92 93 93 87 90 83 70 70 69 68 73 71 78 82 81
POP 12HR                     50          40          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.26        0.05        0.01           0        0.02
RAIN                                                              S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS                               IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT            700  1600  2100  2400  2600  2500  2400  2500  2500  2200
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     N     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE     E
T WIND SPD             13    20    33    34    32    27    26    18    18    19
WIND                          Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE           12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          66      64    72      57    65      58    68      57    64
TEMP          63 65 64   64 71 66 60   57 63 62 59   58 66 64 59   57 63 59
DEWPT         57 61 63   64 65 64 60   57 52 55 55   56 59 60 59   57 56 55
MIN/MAX RH       79     100    77     100    65      95    73     100    74
RH            82 86 96  100 81 92100  100 67 77 87   95 77 87100  100 80 85
PWIND DIR         E       S     S      SW     N      NE    NE      NE     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20      30    30      20    10      10    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC   SC SC SC IS   IS

$$

TXZ234-081015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
332 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

DATE           12/07/16      THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16            SAT
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      49          52          35          48          40
TEMP             56 53 51 50 49 50 51 52 45 41 38 37 35 38 46 48 45 43 42 41 40
DEWPT            55 53 51 50 49 45 42 40 37 34 31 29 26 27 27 28 29 30 32 31 36
MAX/MIN RH                  100          65          77          46         100
RH               97100100100100 82 70 65 72 77 75 75 70 63 47 46 54 61 67 66 97
WIND DIR         NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E NE NE NE
WIND SPD          4  5  8 12 16 19 18 17 13 13 11 11 10  9  8  6  4  4  4  5  5
CLOUDS           B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        83 83 88 94 96 97 94 92 90 90 89 84 59 55 44 48 58 48 53 72 71
POP 12HR                     50          30          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.19        0.02           0           0           0
RAIN                                                              S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS                                     IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     2     3     3     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT            700  1500  1600  2200  2200  2000  2200  2200  1200  1100
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             10    21    29    28    27    23    20    13    10    13


DATE           12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          62      58    72      51    63      49    67      50    62
TEMP          58 61 59   58 70 64 55   51 61 58 52   49 64 61 53   50 60 56
DEWPT         50 57 59   58 64 61 55   51 46 49 46   48 56 57 53   50 51 49
MIN/MAX RH       74     100    72     100    55      98    69     100    65
RH            75 88100  100 80 90100  100 57 73 81   96 74 87100  100 72 78
PWIND DIR         E       S    SW      SW     N      NE     E      NE     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV   OV B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20      30    30      10    10       5    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC   SC SC SC

$$

TXZ241-081015-
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX
27.74N  98.03W ELEV. 177 FT
332 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

DATE           12/07/16      THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16            SAT
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      52          52          37          49          41
TEMP             59 55 54 53 52 52 52 52 46 42 40 38 37 40 47 49 46 44 43 42 41
DEWPT            55 55 54 53 51 48 43 41 39 36 34 32 28 29 26 29 30 31 32 34 35
MAX/MIN RH                  100          67          81          44          87
RH               89 99100100 99 88 73 67 76 81 79 77 68 64 44 47 53 62 65 73 78
WIND DIR         NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          5  6  8 10 14 17 16 14 13 12 12 10 10  8  8  6  5  4  5  5  6
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        74 80 80 81 81 80 88 91 94 92 90 84 76 77 83 78 81 80 80 90 90
POP 12HR                     20          30          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.02           0           0        0.02
RAIN                                                              S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC                                     IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT            600  1300  1700  2100  2200  2000  2400  2300  1700  1100
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     N     N     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD             10    18    27    27    26    21    18    12    10    13


DATE           12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          61      55    75      52    67      51    70      53    66
TEMP          58 59 56   55 72 66 56   52 64 61 54   51 67 64 56   53 64 60
DEWPT         48 53 55   55 63 62 56   52 47 51 49   49 55 58 56   53 54 51
MIN/MAX RH       69     100    67     100    52      94    63     100    62
RH            69 82 95  100 74 87100  100 54 70 82   94 67 81100  100 70 74
PWIND DIR        NE      SE     S      SW     N      NE    NE      NE     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20      20    10      10    10      10    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ229-081015-
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX
28.46N  99.22W ELEV. 476 FT
332 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

DATE           12/07/16      THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16            SAT
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      46          49          36          46          39
TEMP             54 50 49 47 46 47 49 49 44 40 39 37 36 38 44 46 43 41 40 39 39
DEWPT            51 50 49 47 46 40 37 37 34 31 26 24 22 22 22 25 26 27 27 31 30
MAX/MIN RH                  100          62          69          40          73
RH               90100100100 99 78 63 62 68 68 61 59 57 51 40 43 49 58 59 70 70
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  E  E
WIND SPD          4  5  5 10 13 16 12 11 10  9  8  8  8  6  5  5  3  3  2  3  2
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV
CLOUDS(%)        64 62 74 77 80 79 84 85 86 87 87 85 70 78 67 56 56 57 66 85 90
POP 12HR                     10          30           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                   SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT            800  2000  2300  3000  2600  2200  2400  2400  2100  1900
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE     N     N    NE    NE    NE     E     E
T WIND SPD              8    17    27    21    23    18    13     6     9     8


DATE           12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          54      50    70      46    64      47    68      49    62
TEMP          52 52 51   50 66 61 50   46 60 57 50   47 64 60 52   49 60 56
DEWPT         38 45 49   50 56 55 50   45 42 46 45   45 51 53 52   49 50 48
MIN/MAX RH       59     100    63     100    48      93    59     100    61
RH            59 75 93  100 70 83 99   99 51 67 82   93 63 78100  100 69 73
PWIND DIR         E      SE    SW       N    NE       E     E       E    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2   B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   SC B1 SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10      10     5       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

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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