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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
248 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

TXZ245-281030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
248 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

DATE           09/27/16      WED 09/28/16            THU 09/29/16            FRI
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                      71          87          73          88          67
TEMP          82 80 77 75 73 71 78 85 87 83 80 77 75 73 82 88 87 83 78 73 72 67
DEWPT         71 71 71 70 66 67 63 66 65 68 69 69 68 68 66 63 62 62 61 60 60 59
MAX/MIN RH                   87          49          86          42          77
RH            70 74 83 85 81 87 62 54 49 60 69 76 80 84 59 43 43 49 58 65 65 74
WIND DIR       N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  E  N  N  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       8  6  6  6  6  6  8  6  5  4  4  2  4  5  9  9 10  8 10 10  9  9
HEAT INDEX    87                   87 89 86             84
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     84 87 82 80 75 64 54 55 49 46 31 35 20 11 14 16 11  7  8  9 12 16
POP 12HR                     10          10           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     4     4     3     4     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           3000   700  3700  4700  2500   900  5800  6300  3100   600
T WIND DIR              N     N     N    NE     E     N     N    NE     N     N
T WIND SPD             14    17    10     5     9    10    11    12    21    25


DATE           09/30 SAT 10/01/16 SUN 10/02/16 MON 10/03/16 TUE 10/04/16
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      63      84      67      86      71      88      76      89
TEMP          83 78 70 65 84 80 72 68 86 82 76 72 87 84 79 76 89 85
DEWPT         59 59 59 59 58 59 62 62 62 64 65 66 67 68 71 71 72 72
MIN/MAX RH         36      85      41      84      44      85      51      86      59
RH            44 52 70 82 41 50 70 81 44 54 71 83 51 59 76 84 59 65
PWIND DIR          NE      NE       E       E       E       E       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       5       5

$$

TXZ231-281030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
248 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

DATE           09/27/16      WED 09/28/16            THU 09/29/16            FRI
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                      68          88          68          91          63
TEMP          80 78 73 70 69 69 76 85 88 86 76 72 70 68 78 86 90 83 72 67 65 63
DEWPT         69 68 68 66 65 63 64 65 64 65 66 67 65 64 62 61 59 57 56 55 54 53
MAX/MIN RH                   87          45          86          35          69
RH            70 71 85 86 87 84 65 52 45 51 71 84 84 86 59 43 35 41 57 65 68 69
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N NE NE NE NE  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N
WIND SPD       6  4  3  3  4  3  4  4  4  3  3  2  2  2  6  6  6  6  6  8  6  6
HEAT INDEX    82                   87 90 88
CLOUDS        OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     94 80 80 70 72 66 69 59 51 42 36 37 28  8 13 17 12  7  8  9 14 19
POP 12HR                     10           5           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     4     4     5     5     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           2500   300  4200  5700  3400   400  5600  5700  2900   500
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N    NE    NE     N    NE    NE     N
T WIND SPD              9    10     9     5     6     5     9    16    19    18


DATE           09/30 SAT 10/01/16 SUN 10/02/16 MON 10/03/16 TUE 10/04/16
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      61      86      62      89      65      91      70      92
TEMP          81 79 65 61 81 80 66 62 83 82 69 65 85 85 73 70 87 87
DEWPT         53 53 55 55 54 56 59 59 58 59 63 63 63 65 69 69 67 69
MIN/MAX RH         31      81      34      90      35      94      40      98      44
RH            38 41 72 81 40 44 79 90 42 46 82 94 47 52 87 98 51 56
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE       E       E      SE       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0       5

$$

TXZ247-281030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
248 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

DATE           09/27/16      WED 09/28/16            THU 09/29/16            FRI
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                      74          85          77          87          72
TEMP          82 80 78 77 76 74 79 84 85 83 81 80 78 78 81 86 85 83 82 78 78 73
DEWPT         73 72 73 72 70 69 68 67 67 69 70 70 70 70 68 65 64 63 63 63 63 62
MAX/MIN RH                   84          55          80          47          71
RH            75 76 84 83 82 83 70 58 55 62 69 72 76 78 65 50 50 53 55 60 60 68
WIND DIR       N NE NE  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E NE  N  N NE NE NE NE  N NE NE
WIND SPD      10  9  8  8  9  9  9  6  6  6  5  3  5  8 11 10 10  9 12 13 13 12
HEAT INDEX    87                   87 88 87 85          84 88
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     83 87 83 83 77 68 72 61 50 46 33 38 24 13 16 19 13  8  9 10 13 16
POP 12HR                     20          10           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS
TSTMS         IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           3300  1600  3100  4300  2000  1900  5000  5300  3800  1300
T WIND DIR             NE     N     N    NE     E    NE     N    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             16    20    12     8     9    10    13    12    25    33


DATE           09/30 SAT 10/01/16 SUN 10/02/16 MON 10/03/16 TUE 10/04/16
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      67      84      70      85      75      87      79      88
TEMP          82 78 74 68 82 80 76 71 84 82 79 76 86 84 82 80 87 85
DEWPT         62 61 60 60 60 61 63 63 63 65 66 68 69 69 72 72 73 73
MIN/MAX RH         43      80      44      79      49      77      55      80      62
RH            51 57 64 76 47 53 64 75 50 56 64 75 56 61 70 78 63 67
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE       E       E       E       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       5      10

$$

TXZ234-281030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
248 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

DATE           09/27/16      WED 09/28/16            THU 09/29/16            FRI
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                      67          89          67          89          60
TEMP          84 80 75 71 69 68 77 86 89 85 77 73 70 67 79 88 89 82 70 65 62 60
DEWPT         70 69 68 66 63 63 62 64 64 66 64 65 63 62 60 58 59 59 57 54 53 53
MAX/MIN RH                   87          43          83          35          78
RH            63 69 78 82 83 85 60 48 43 52 63 76 77 83 53 37 36 47 63 68 73 78
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       6  5  4  4  4  4  5  4  4  3  3  2  3  4  8  8  9  8  8  6  6  5
HEAT INDEX    88                   88    87
CLOUDS        OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     89 85 80 68 54 47 44 46 37 36 16 20 15 11 13 16 11  6  8  9 11 14
POP 12HR                     10           5           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     4     4     5     5     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           2600   500  4200  5600  3200   300  5900  5900   700   300
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N    NE     N     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD             12    11     9     4     6     8     9    14    19    16


DATE           09/30 SAT 10/01/16 SUN 10/02/16 MON 10/03/16 TUE 10/04/16
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      61      86      63      87      65      88      70      89
TEMP          82 77 64 61 84 80 67 63 85 81 69 65 86 83 73 70 88 85
DEWPT         53 55 55 55 53 56 59 58 58 61 62 62 62 65 69 68 69 70
MIN/MAX RH         32      81      33      86      37      88      43      95      52
RH            36 47 71 81 35 44 76 86 39 50 79 88 45 55 87 95 55 61
PWIND DIR          NE      NE       E       E       E       E       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0       5

$$

TXZ241-281030-
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX
27.74N  98.03W ELEV. 177 FT
248 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

DATE           09/27/16      WED 09/28/16            THU 09/29/16            FRI
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                      69          89          70          93          64
TEMP          81 79 74 72 70 69 77 86 89 86 78 75 73 70 80 89 92 84 74 68 66 64
DEWPT         69 69 69 68 67 65 65 65 64 66 67 69 68 67 65 62 59 57 57 58 56 54
MAX/MIN RH                   90          43          89          33          75
RH            67 72 87 88 89 88 66 51 43 52 70 81 86 89 61 41 34 40 57 72 71 70
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E NE NW  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N
WIND SPD       6  5  4  4  4  5  5  5  5  4  3  2  2  2  6  8  8  6  8  8  8  6
HEAT INDEX    85                   88    89
CLOUDS        OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     94 85 83 75 77 66 73 64 61 61 42 48 29 12 14 15 12  9  9 10 13 17
POP 12HR                     10          10           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           2700   500  4200  5400  3500   400  6600  7000  3800   700
T WIND DIR              N     N     N    NE     E     N     N    NE    NE     N
T WIND SPD             12    11    10     6     6     5     9    12    18    19


DATE           09/30 SAT 10/01/16 SUN 10/02/16 MON 10/03/16 TUE 10/04/16
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            87      62      88      64      90      66      93      69      95
TEMP          83 80 65 62 82 80 67 64 85 83 69 66 88 85 72 69 90 88
DEWPT         54 54 59 57 54 56 61 61 58 60 64 65 63 67 70 69 66 70
MIN/MAX RH         29      89      32      90      34      96      39     100      40
RH            37 42 84 86 38 45 81 90 40 47 87 96 45 55 97100 46 55
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE       E       E       E       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ229-281030-
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX
28.46N  99.22W ELEV. 476 FT
248 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

DATE           09/27/16      WED 09/28/16            THU 09/29/16            FRI
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                      68          88          68          90          62
TEMP          79 77 73 71 69 68 74 83 88 86 78 74 70 68 75 85 90 85 75 68 64 62
DEWPT         66 66 67 66 64 63 64 65 63 66 64 66 65 63 61 60 59 58 57 56 54 53
MAX/MIN RH                   86          43          87          35          71
RH            63 69 79 83 83 85 71 54 43 51 61 75 83 85 63 43 35 39 53 65 70 70
WIND DIR       N  N NE  N  N  N NE  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N
WIND SPD       4  4  2  2  3  3  3  2  3  3  3  2  3  3  4  6  6  5  8  6  5  5
HEAT INDEX                         85    88
CLOUDS        OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     94 79 82 74 75 70 66 63 55 44 38 30 33  7  9 11  9  8  8  9 16 23
POP 12HR                     10           5           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           2300   300  4400  6100  3800   400  6000  5900  2500   400
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     E    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              5     6     3     3     6     8     9    16    18    16


DATE           09/30 SAT 10/01/16 SUN 10/02/16 MON 10/03/16 TUE 10/04/16
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      62      86      63      88      67      92      70      93
TEMP          79 81 66 62 80 82 68 63 83 85 71 67 86 88 74 70 88 90
DEWPT         53 53 53 53 56 56 56 59 58 58 60 62 62 61 67 68 66 64
MIN/MAX RH         29      74      37      85      36      85      36      95      39
RH            39 39 63 73 44 41 65 85 43 40 67 85 44 41 77 95 49 42
PWIND DIR          NE      NE       E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       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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