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FOUS54 KCRP 050912
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
312 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

TXZ245-052300-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
312 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

DATE             MON 12/05/16            TUE 12/06/16            WED 12/07/16
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                      61          50          75          59          73
TEMP          55 54 56 60 61 58 55 55 52 50 57 71 75 69 64 62 60 59 62 70 73 62
DEWPT         53 52 53 54 54 52 51 50 50 50 54 55 56 57 55 54 54 55 58 60 62 62
MIN/MAX RH                   75         100          51          91          69
RH            95 93 91 80 77 78 88 85 90100 91 58 52 66 74 78 83 91 88 71 69 98
WIND DIR       N  N  N NW NW NW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  N NE  E  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD      10 11 11  9 10  6  5  4  4  5  8  9  6  4  4  4  4  5  6  6  6  6
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)    100100 92 93 47 41 19  6  2  1  2  1  0  4  9 14 25 36 49 61 62 64
POP 12HR                     50           5           0           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.11           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN              C  C  S  S
RAIN SHWRS     O                                                 IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           1200  1300  1200   700  2800  2700   500   500   700   800
T WIND DIR             NW    NW     W     W    SW     W     N     E     E    SE
T WIND SPD             18    14     9     9    13    10     8     9    11    11


DATE               THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16
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    53      38    51      45    66      58    70
TEMP          51   46 52 47 41   38 49 49 47   45 63 63 60   58 68 67
DEWPT         51   46 39 34 31   29 30 34 40   45 55 58 60   58 59 58
MAX/MIN RH        100    52      70    46     100    72     100    67
RH           100   97 59 60 68   70 47 55 77  100 77 83 99  100 74 74
PWIND DIR          NE     N       N     N      NE    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30    10       5     5      10    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS    SC   SC                             IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-052300-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
312 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

DATE             MON 12/05/16            TUE 12/06/16            WED 12/07/16
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          44          77          49          72
TEMP          52 52 53 57 60 56 52 49 46 45 53 71 77 67 58 55 52 49 55 68 72 60
DEWPT         50 50 51 51 52 51 50 46 46 45 52 53 50 51 49 48 48 49 53 57 58 57
MIN/MAX RH                   75         100          38          98          62
RH            94 95 92 81 75 82 92 92100100 99 54 38 58 72 79 86 97 93 68 62 91
WIND DIR       N  N NW NW NW NW  W  W SW SW  W  W  W NE  E  E  E  E  E SE  E  N
WIND SPD       6  6  8  8  8  4  3  4  3  3  5  6  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  5  4  4
CLOUDS        OV OV OV B2 SC SC CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)    100100 90 70 49 31  3  7  2  2  1  0  0  4  8 12 34 56 57 58 55 52
POP 12HR                     40           0           0           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.06           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN              C  C
RAIN SHWRS     O                                                 IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     3     5     5     4     4     4     4     3     3
MIXING HGT           1100  1100  1000   400  3300  3600   400   600  1000  1000
T WIND DIR             NW    NW     W    SW     W     N     E     E    SE    NE
T WIND SPD             14    10     6     6     9     9     8     8     9     8


DATE               THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16
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            42    50      33    49      36    62      51    71
TEMP          47   42 48 43 37   33 46 44 39   36 58 58 53   51 67 65
DEWPT         47   37 30 26 22   19 21 26 27   34 44 51 52   51 56 55
MAX/MIN RH        100    42      55    35      94    61     100    60
RH           100   85 49 50 54   55 36 49 62   90 62 79 98  100 67 71
PWIND DIR           N     N       N    NE      NE     E       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20    10       5     5       5    10       5     5
RAIN SHWRS    IS   IS

$$

TXZ247-052300-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
312 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

DATE             MON 12/05/16            TUE 12/06/16            WED 12/07/16
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          74          63          73
TEMP          58 57 59 61 62 61 58 60 58 56 62 71 74 70 67 65 64 63 66 71 73 64
DEWPT         57 56 57 55 55 53 53 52 53 53 55 56 57 59 57 56 57 58 60 62 63 63
MIN/MAX RH                   75          91          55          84          71
RH            96 96 93 81 78 76 84 77 84 91 80 59 56 68 71 73 77 83 82 72 71 98
WIND DIR       N  N  N NW NW NW NW  W  W SW SW SW SW  W  S SE  E  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD      12 13 13 12 12 11  9  5  5  8 10 10  6  5  4  4  5  6  6  8  8  8
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)    100100 91 93 44 35 15  5  1  1  1  1  1  4 10 15 26 36 48 60 62 64
POP 12HR                     50           5           0           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.11           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN              C  C  S  S
RAIN SHWRS     O                                                 IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     3     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           1200  1500  1400  1300  2900  2700   700   700   700   900
T WIND DIR             NW    NW    NW     W    SW    SW     S     E     E    SE
T WIND SPD             23    21    13    11    17    10     9    11    12    13


DATE               THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16
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            49    56      41    53      49    68      61    70
TEMP          54   49 54 50 44   41 51 52 50   49 64 65 63   61 69 68
DEWPT         54   49 41 37 35   33 34 37 43   49 57 59 62   61 60 59
MAX/MIN RH        100    53      72    49     100    71      99    68
RH           100   98 61 61 69   72 51 56 78  100 76 80 98   98 74 73
PWIND DIR          NE     N       N    NE       E    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30    20      10     5      10    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS    SC   SC IS IS                       IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-052300-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
312 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

DATE             MON 12/05/16            TUE 12/06/16            WED 12/07/16
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                      59          47          74          50          71
TEMP          52 52 53 58 59 56 52 51 48 47 55 69 74 65 58 55 52 50 55 67 71 60
DEWPT         49 50 51 52 53 50 50 47 47 46 52 53 52 54 50 49 48 50 53 57 59 59
MIN/MAX RH                   78          98          46          99          66
RH            92 93 91 79 80 80 94 88 94 96 91 56 46 67 76 80 86 98 94 70 66 97
WIND DIR       N  N  N NW NW  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  N  N  E NE NE  E  E  E SE
WIND SPD       8  9  9  8  8  6  4  4  3  4  6  6  5  5  4  4  4  4  4  5  4  5
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV B1 B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)    100100 89 94 58 56 33  9  3  3  3  0  0  4  9 15 27 38 52 66 68 71
POP 12HR                     60           5           0           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.13           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN              L  L  S  S
RAIN SHWRS     O                                                 IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           1200  1200  1000   600  3100  3000   500   500   700   700
T WIND DIR              N    NW     W    SW     W    NW    NE    NE     E    SE
T WIND SPD             14    12    10     8    10    11     8     6     9     9


DATE               THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16
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            42    50      33    49      38    64      53    71
TEMP          48   42 48 43 36   33 46 45 40   38 59 59 55   53 67 66
DEWPT         48   39 32 28 22   21 22 28 28   36 50 55 55   53 58 56
MAX/MIN RH        100    46      60    38     100    69     100    64
RH           100   86 52 54 56   60 39 51 63   93 72 84100  100 73 72
PWIND DIR          NE     N       N    NE      NE    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC FW SC   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30    10       5     5       5    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS    SC   SC                             IS IS         IS IS

$$

TXZ241-052300-
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX
27.74N  98.03W ELEV. 177 FT
312 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

DATE             MON 12/05/16            TUE 12/06/16            WED 12/07/16
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          48          80          53          76
TEMP          53 53 54 59 63 58 54 51 49 48 57 74 80 69 62 58 55 53 58 72 76 64
DEWPT         51 50 52 52 53 50 50 47 48 47 53 54 52 53 52 51 51 52 55 59 60 60
MIN/MAX RH                   70          98          38          97          59
RH            91 92 91 78 70 75 88 87 98 97 88 51 38 56 71 78 85 96 90 64 59 86
WIND DIR       N  N NW NW NW NW NW SW SW SW SW  W  W  E  E SE  E  E  E SE  E  E
WIND SPD      11 10 11 10 10  4  3  3  4  4  5  6  4  5  4  4  4  4  5  5  4  4
CLOUDS        OV OV OV B2 SC FW CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)    100100 89 71 37 15  1  7  2  2  1  1  1  4  8 12 32 52 56 60 56 52
POP 12HR                     30           0           0           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN              C  C
RAIN SHWRS     O                                                 IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     3     5     5     5     5     5     4     3     3
MIXING HGT           1400  1500  1400   700  3700  3600   300   600   700   700
T WIND DIR             NW    NW     W    SW    SW     S     E     E    SE     E
T WIND SPD             19    12     5     6    10     9     8     8    10     9


DATE               THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16
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    52      35    50      39    65      54    74
TEMP          51   46 51 46 39   35 48 46 41   39 60 61 56   54 70 68
DEWPT         51   42 32 28 23   21 21 28 29   36 47 53 55   54 57 56
MAX/MIN RH        100    42      54    34      92    59     100    57
RH           100   88 48 51 52   54 34 49 61   88 61 77 97  100 64 68
PWIND DIR          NE     N       N     N      NE    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20    20      10     5      10    10       5     5
RAIN SHWRS    IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ229-052300-
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX
28.46N  99.22W ELEV. 476 FT
312 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

DATE             MON 12/05/16            TUE 12/06/16            WED 12/07/16
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          46          75          49          68
TEMP          52 51 52 57 60 56 56 52 49 46 53 68 75 65 57 54 51 49 53 65 68 58
DEWPT         50 49 49 50 50 49 49 46 46 44 51 50 47 49 48 48 47 48 51 54 55 54
MIN/MAX RH                   69          96          37          95          62
RH            94 93 89 78 70 77 77 78 91 91 91 53 37 56 72 79 86 94 91 68 62 86
WIND DIR       N  N NW NW  W  W NW SW SW  W  W NW  N NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  N
WIND SPD       6  5  5  6  6  2  0  4  4  3  3  4  3  4  4  5  5  5  4  4  3  4
CLOUDS        OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)    100100 78 64 55 40  1  7  2  2  1  0  0  4  8 13 34 54 58 62 49 36
POP 12HR                     30           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0           0           0           0
RAIN              C  C
RAIN SHWRS    NM
TSTMS         IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     3     5     5     4     4     4     4     2     3
MIXING HGT           1200  1300  1300  1100  3300  3700   500   500  1000  1000
T WIND DIR             NW    NW    SW    SW     W     N     E     E     E    NE
T WIND SPD             12     8     5     6     8     8     9     9     8     6


DATE               THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16  SUN 12/11/16
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            42    51      33    50      36    61      48    69
TEMP          47   42 49 44 37   33 47 44 39   36 57 56 50   48 65 62
DEWPT         47   35 28 25 21   19 20 24 25   32 43 47 49   48 52 50
MAX/MIN RH        100    38      56    33      87    57     100    53
RH           100   75 43 47 53   56 34 45 57   82 60 73 94  100 62 65
PWIND DIR           N     N       N    NE       E    SE      SE     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10    10       5     5       5     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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