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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices...UPDATED
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
1113 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

TXZ245-172215-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
1113 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

Date             Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17            Tue 12/19/17
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                      63          60          71          66          74
Temp                   57 62 63 62 61 60 60 63 69 71 68 67 67 67 66 68 72 74 71
Dewpt                  52 54 56 58 59 59 60 62 65 66 66 67 67 67 66 68 69 67 65
Min/Max RH                   74         100          85         100          79
RH                     83 75 78 87 93 96100 98 86 85 93 97100 98100100 89 80 82
Wind Dir               NE  E  E  E NE NE  E NE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd                3  4  4  3  3  4  3  3  6  6  3  3  4  4  5  6  9  8  4
Clouds                 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
Clouds(%)              98 89 89 94 98 97 97 96 95 95 96 95 95 92 93 94 92 93 89
PoP 12HR                     10          30          40          50          50
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05        0.22        0.14        0.06
Rain Shwrs                         SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
Tstms                                       IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Obvis                              PF PF
LAL                           1     1     1     2     2     1     2     2     2
Haines                        4     4     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
Mixing Hgt                 1600  1000   500  1300  1200   400   100   600  1200
T Wind Dir                    E     E    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S
T Wind Spd                    5     6     8     9    12     6     8    13    11


Date               Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17
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    72      58    74      57    64      43    54
Temp          65   59 69 66 60   58 73 66 63   59 59 55 47   44 48 52
Dewpt         65   57 57 57 57   57 65 65 61   59 51 46 40   38 41 44
Max/Min RH        100    58      98    75     100    69     100    66
RH           100   91 65 71 89   96 76 96 92  100 75 72 77   79 79 73
Pwind Dir           W     W       S     S       S     W       N     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   SC FW FW FW   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2
PoP 12HR           20     5       5    10      20    50      30    20
Rain                                                     C    C  S  S
Rain Shwrs    IS                          IS   IS SC SC
Tstms         IS                                  IS IS

$$

TXZ231-172215-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
1113 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

Date             Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17            Tue 12/19/17
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                      62          56          70          63          77
Temp                   55 61 61 58 58 56 56 60 68 70 69 66 65 64 64 67 72 77 73
Dewpt                  50 51 53 54 55 55 56 59 63 65 65 65 64 64 64 65 66 66 64
Min/Max RH                   71         100          82         100          69
RH                     82 71 76 86 90 97100 98 85 83 88 96 97100100 94 82 70 75
Wind Dir                E SE SE  E NE NE NE  N  E  E NE  E  E  E SE  S SW SW  W
Wind Spd                2  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  5  4  2  3  3  2  3  4  6  6  3
Clouds                 OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC
Clouds(%)              91 76 80 86 90 95 97 95 97 92 97 98 98 97 96 96 97 86 48
PoP 12HR                      5          20          30          40          50
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.08        0.10        0.07
Rain Shwrs                         IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                                                      IS IS IS IS IS IS
Obvis                              PF PF PF
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
Haines                        5     5     4     3     3     3     3     3     5
Mixing Hgt                 2100   700   600  1800  1800   600   100  1100  1600
T Wind Dir                   SE     E     E     E    SE     E    SE     S     W
T Wind Spd                    6     8     5     6     6     4     4    10     9


Date               Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17
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            54    75      53    78      55    64      40    54
Temp          60   54 71 68 54   54 74 70 58   57 61 56 46   41 49 51
Dewpt         60   53 52 50 52   52 64 63 58   57 48 41 38   35 37 40
Max/Min RH        100    42     100    64     100    53     100    54
RH           100   98 51 52 91   96 71 80100  100 62 58 74   81 63 65
Pwind Dir          NW     W       S     S      SE    NE       N    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2
PoP 12HR           10     5       5    10      10    30      20    20
Rain                                                     S    S  S  S
Rain Shwrs                                        SC SC

$$

TXZ247-172215-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
1113 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

Date             Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17            Tue 12/19/17
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                      64          62          71          67          74
Temp                   58 63 64 63 63 62 62 64 69 71 68 68 68 68 67 69 71 73 70
Dewpt                  53 55 57 60 61 61 62 63 65 66 67 68 68 68 67 68 68 67 65
Min/Max RH                   75         100          85         100          80
RH                     83 75 78 88 93 96100 97 86 85 95 99100100100 97 89 80 86
Wind Dir               NE  E  E  E NE NE  E NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd                4  4  4  4  5  5  5  4  8  6  4  4  5  5  6  8  9  6  4
Clouds                 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
Clouds(%)             100 91 91 93 98 98 98 96 96 95 95 90 94 90 92 93 90 90 89
PoP 12HR                     10          30          40          50          50
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05        0.18        0.12        0.05
Rain Shwrs                   IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
Tstms                                       IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Obvis                              PF PF
LAL                           1     1     1     2     2     1     2     2     2
Haines                        4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt                 1500  1300   600   500   500   200     0   600   900
T Wind Dir                    E     E    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S     S
T Wind Spd                    6     8    11     9    11     9    10    14    12


Date               Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17
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            61    72      61    74      59    64      47    55
Temp          66   62 70 67 63   62 73 67 66   62 60 57 50   48 50 54
Dewpt         66   58 57 58 59   60 65 65 62   58 52 47 43   41 43 46
Max/Min RH        100    61      96    77     100    69     100    67
RH           100   89 65 73 88   95 77 93 88   87 75 70 76   78 76 73
Pwind Dir           W     W       S     S       S    NW       N     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   SC FW FW FW   FW SC B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2
PoP 12HR           20     5       5    10      20    40      30    20
Rain                                                     C    C  S  S
Rain Shwrs    IS                          IS   IS SC SC
Tstms         IS                                  IS IS

$$

TXZ234-172215-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
1113 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

Date             Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17            Tue 12/19/17
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                      63          55          71          64          76
Temp                   57 62 61 58 57 56 55 60 69 71 67 64 64 64 64 66 74 76 72
Dewpt                  51 52 53 55 55 56 55 60 64 66 66 64 64 64 64 66 69 67 64
Min/Max RH                   69         100          86         100          76
RH                     79 69 75 88 93 98100100 86 87 96100100100100100 85 76 78
Wind Dir               NE  E SE  E NE NE NE NE  E SE  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd                3  3  4  4  3  4  3  4  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  5 10  9  4
Clouds                 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
Clouds(%)              83 82 84 92 95 97 98 97 97 96 98 98 97 97 96 96 98 96 85
PoP 12HR                     10          20          50          50          60
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.34        0.18        0.18
Rain Shwrs                         IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM IS
Tstms                                       IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Obvis                              PF PF PF
LAL                           1     1     1     2     2     1     2     2     2
Haines                        4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt                 2300   600   500  2100  2100   200     0   900  1300
T Wind Dir                   SE    SE     E    SE     S     E    SE     S    SW
T Wind Spd                    4     3     5     6    10     5     5    13    13


Date               Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17
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    74      52    75      55    64      40    53
Temp          62   55 71 66 55   53 73 68 59   56 58 50 43   40 47 50
Dewpt         62   54 55 53 52   52 64 63 59   56 48 43 38   35 38 41
Max/Min RH        100    50     100    70     100    70     100    59
RH           100   94 57 63 90   99 73 86100  100 71 74 80   81 70 69
Pwind Dir           W     W       S     S       S    NW       N     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   FW FW FW FW   SC SC B1 B2   B2 OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2
PoP 12HR           20     5       5    10      30    50      30    20
Rain                                                     C    C  S  S
Rain Shwrs    IS                          SC   SC SC SC
Tstms         IS                                  IS IS

$$

TXZ241-172215-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
1113 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

Date             Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17            Tue 12/19/17
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                      62          56          72          64          79
Temp                   56 62 61 59 58 57 57 61 69 72 69 65 65 65 64 68 75 79 75
Dewpt                  50 52 54 56 56 57 57 60 64 66 66 65 65 64 64 66 67 66 64
Min/Max RH                   71         100          80         100          65
RH                     82 71 76 88 94 99100 96 84 80 88 99 98 99100 95 76 65 70
Wind Dir               NE  E  E  E NE NE NE  N SE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S SW SW NW
Wind Spd                3  5  4  3  4  4  3  2  5  6  2  3  3  2  3  5  6  5  4
Clouds                 OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1
Clouds(%)              99 86 89 93 94 96 97 96 97 96 97 96 96 93 93 92 94 85 65
PoP 12HR                      5          20          30          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05        0.06        0.08        0.03
Rain Shwrs                         IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms                                                      IS IS IS IS IS IS
Obvis                              PF PF PF
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
Haines                        5     4     4     3     4     3     3     4     4
Mixing Hgt                 2100   700   500  1600  1900   600   100  1500  2000
T Wind Dir                   SE     E    NE     E    SE     E    SE     S     W
T Wind Spd                    6     6     3     3     9     4     4    10    10


Date               Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17
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            56    77      55    81      58    68      43    57
Temp          62   56 72 70 57   56 77 70 61   58 66 59 49   45 44 54
Dewpt         62   55 53 52 54   55 65 65 61   58 49 43 40   37 39 42
Max/Min RH        100    41     100    60     100    47      98    53
RH           100   97 52 52 91   97 66 84100   99 56 55 72   74 84 65
Pwind Dir          NW    NW       S     S       S    NW       N    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC FW FW FW   FW SC B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2
PoP 12HR           10     5       5    10      20    30      20    20
Rain                                                     S    S  S  S
Rain Shwrs                                IS   IS SC SC

$$

TXZ229-172215-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
1113 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

Date             Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17            Tue 12/19/17
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                      58          53          67          60          73
Temp                   53 58 58 56 55 54 53 56 64 67 66 62 61 60 61 64 69 73 70
Dewpt                  48 48 49 51 51 52 53 55 58 60 62 61 61 60 61 62 62 61 59
Min/Max RH                   69         100          79         100          64
RH                     81 70 71 83 88 95 99 97 83 79 87 95100100100 94 79 65 68
Wind Dir                E SE SE  E  E NE NE NE  E  E NE NE  E  E SE  S  W  W NW
Wind Spd                1  3  2  2  3  3  3  3  2  3  2  3  3  2  1  1  4  4  2
Clouds                 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 FW
Clouds(%)              81 68 73 82 86 92 95 95 95 91 91 96 97 97 97 97 92 61 23
PoP 12HR                      5          20          20          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.05        0.12        0.07
Rain Shwrs                         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms                                                      IS IS       IS IS
Obvis                              PF PF PF
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     2     1     2
Haines                        5     5     4     4     4     3     3     3     5
Mixing Hgt                 2100   700   700  1800  2000   600     0  1300  2000
T Wind Dir                   SE     E     E     E    SE    NE     E     S     W
T Wind Spd                    6     6     6     8     6     5     3     5     6


Date               Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17
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            50    74      51    76      53    63      41    56
Temp          57   50 68 69 55   51 70 71 57   54 53 59 46   41 52 54
Dewpt         56   48 48 47 48   50 60 60 56   51 43 38 35   34 35 37
Max/Min RH         97    38      99    59     100    42      93    46
RH            95   94 49 45 79   96 70 68 96   89 69 46 65   76 52 53
Pwind Dir          NW     W       S     S       E     N       N    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2
PoP 12HR            5     0       0     5      10    20      20    20
Rain                                                     S    S  S  S
Rain Shwrs                                        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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