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FOUS54 KCRP 290854
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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
354 AM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

TXZ245-292215-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
354 AM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

Date             Wed 03/29/17            Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      86          60          78          60          81
Temp          73 72 78 84 86 81 74 69 64 60 62 72 78 74 66 63 61 60 68 77 81 77
Dewpt         70 70 71 69 61 67 68 67 64 47 47 46 49 55 56 57 57 59 60 61 62 62
Min/Max RH                   44         100          35          97          54
RH            92 94 82 61 44 62 82 94100 64 58 39 36 52 72 81 86 97 77 57 54 61
Wind Dir       S  S  S SW  S  S SE  S SW  N NW NW  N NW  N  S SE  S  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd      18 10  4  3  1  4  8  6  4 12 13 10  8  5  2  4  5  5  8 10 11 11
Heat Index             87    83                                        80
Clouds        B1 OV B2 B1 FW FW SC SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     68 94 80 52 12  6 44 38 40 42 23  3  4  5  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2
PoP 12HR                     40           5           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.38           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       SC SC
Tstms            SC SC
LAL                     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     6     6     5     4     5     5     6     5     5
Mixing Hgt           2500  5000   700  1200  2900  4100  1900   300  2600  2500
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     S    NE     N    NW    NE     S     S    SE
T Wind Spd             13     8    13    26    26    12     5     9    14    19


Date          Sat 04/01/17 Sun 04/02/17 Mon 04/03/17 Tue 04/04/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            68      80      70      80      66      81      66      81
Temp          70 68 78 77 72 70 79 75 68 66 80 76 69 66 79 77
Dewpt         64 66 67 69 71 70 71 69 68 65 63 63 62 64 65 66
Max/Min RH         92      68      98      73     100      54      93      60
RH            79 92 69 76 96 98 77 82 98 99 57 62 78 93 62 69
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE       S       W       W       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC
PoP 12HR            5      10      30      50      20      10       5       5
Rain Shwrs                SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms                     SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ231-292215-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
354 AM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

Date             Wed 03/29/17            Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      91          57          83          54          90
Temp          71 70 75 87 91 84 69 63 59 57 65 77 83 75 63 60 57 54 68 84 90 82
Dewpt         69 70 60 43 42 46 44 46 45 47 45 44 45 47 49 49 49 50 53 52 53 52
Min/Max RH                   18          70          27          86          29
RH            93100 59 21 18 26 41 54 60 70 50 32 27 37 59 68 75 86 59 32 29 36
Wind Dir       S NW  N  N NW NE  E  W  N NW  N NW  N NW  E SE  S  S  S  S SE SE
Wind Spd       9  5  5  5  4  2  5  4 10  8  9  8  6  4  2  4  4  4  6 11 13 13
Clouds        OV SC FW FW CL CL SC SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     97 47 25 14  0  2 38 36 39 41 22  2  2  3  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2
PoP 12HR                     10           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    SC
Tstms         SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     6     6     5     5     6     6     6     6     6
Mixing Hgt           6800  7700  4900   400  3400  4900  2100   300  3800  5400
T Wind Dir             NW    NW     W    NW    NW    NW     E     S     S    SE
T Wind Spd             13     6     8    16    16     9     5     8    14    23


Date          Sat 04/01/17 Sun 04/02/17 Mon 04/03/17 Tue 04/04/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            64      87      68      84      60      88      61      88
Temp          69 64 84 81 71 68 82 76 64 60 85 79 65 61 85 80
Dewpt         59 63 65 66 68 68 67 60 61 56 55 55 55 57 58 56
Max/Min RH         97      49     100      49      94      33      87      35
RH            71 97 52 60 90100 59 56 91 88 35 43 68 87 40 44
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE       W      NW       W       S      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW
PoP 12HR            5      10      40      50      10      10       5       5
Rain Shwrs                SC SC SC SC
Tstms                     SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ247-292215-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
354 AM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

Date             Wed 03/29/17            Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      83          62          78          64          79
Temp          73 72 77 82 81 80 76 71 67 63 64 72 78 74 69 67 65 64 70 76 79 76
Dewpt         70 70 71 70 67 69 68 67 67 49 49 48 53 56 58 59 60 61 62 62 65 63
Min/Max RH                   62         100          41          89          62
RH            93 94 83 69 62 70 77 88100 60 59 43 43 54 69 77 82 89 76 62 63 65
Wind Dir       S  S  S SW  S  S SE SE  S  N NW NW  N NW  E SE SE  S  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd      20 12  5  4  2  5 10  6  6 16 14 10  9  5  4  5  6  6  8 10 11 11
Heat Index             85 83
Clouds        SC B2 B2 SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     40 79 79 42 12  7 44 38 40 42 26  9  7  5  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2
PoP 12HR                     40           5           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.34           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       SC SC
Tstms            SC SC
LAL                     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     6     6     5     4     5     5     6     5     5
Mixing Hgt           1600  1400   500  1500  2200  2800  2000   600  1700  1700
T Wind Dir             SW     S    SE    NE     N    NW     E    SE     S    SE
T Wind Spd             18    11    14    28    27    12     8    11    14    19


Date          Sat 04/01/17 Sun 04/02/17 Mon 04/03/17 Tue 04/04/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            70      78      71      79      68      80      69      79
Temp          71 70 77 76 73 71 78 76 70 68 79 77 71 69 78 76
Dewpt         65 67 68 69 71 70 71 69 68 67 64 64 63 64 66 66
Max/Min RH         91      73      97      75      97      58      87      65
RH            81 91 74 80 95 96 79 81 95 96 61 65 78 87 67 72
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE       S       W       W       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC
PoP 12HR            5      10      20      50      20      10       5       5
Rain Shwrs                IS IS SC SC IS IS
Tstms                     IS IS SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ234-292215-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
354 AM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

Date             Wed 03/29/17            Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      87          57          79          55          85
Temp          72 71 77 85 87 80 67 61 59 57 62 74 79 72 62 59 57 55 66 80 85 79
Dewpt         69 69 71 58 50 55 54 61 56 48 47 46 48 53 53 53 53 55 57 57 58 59
Min/Max RH                   28         100          32         100          41
RH            93 95 82 40 28 42 62100 91 71 58 36 34 51 72 79 88100 72 46 41 52
Wind Dir       S  S  S  N  W SW  E  S NW  N NW NW NW NW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd      13 10  8  2  3  4  5  5 10  6 12  9  9  5  2  4  4  3  5  9 11 11
Heat Index                                                             82
Clouds        OV OV B2 SC FW FW SC SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     97 96 82 35 15  8 42 38 40 41 21  2  3  4  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2
PoP 12HR                     50           5           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.38           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    SC SC
Tstms         SC SC
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     6     6     5     5     5     5     6     5     5
Mixing Hgt           6100  6700   500   600  3200  4000  1900   100  3700  3800
T Wind Dir              W     W     S     W     N    NW    SW     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             14     9    12    16    19    13     5     6    11    19


Date          Sat 04/01/17 Sun 04/02/17 Mon 04/03/17 Tue 04/04/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            65      82      68      80      62      82      62      83
Temp          68 65 80 78 71 68 79 74 65 62 80 76 65 62 81 77
Dewpt         62 63 66 67 69 68 70 68 64 62 61 62 59 61 64 64
Max/Min RH         93      59     100      69     100      49      98      53
RH            81 93 61 69 96100 73 80 97100 51 61 80 98 56 64
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE      SW      NW       W       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW SC B1 B1 B2 OV B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC
PoP 12HR            5      10      30      50      20      10       5       5
Rain Shwrs                SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms                     SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ241-292215-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
354 AM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

Date             Wed 03/29/17            Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      94          58          84          56          90
Temp          72 72 80 90 94 87 72 66 61 58 65 77 84 77 64 61 58 56 69 85 90 83
Dewpt         69 71 65 42 41 42 45 62 61 45 44 41 41 46 49 51 52 52 55 53 55 55
Min/Max RH                   15          99          22          88          30
RH            89 96 60 19 16 21 38 86 96 62 47 28 22 34 57 69 80 88 62 33 30 38
Wind Dir       S SW  N  N NW  E SE  W  W  N  N NW  N  N  E SE  S  S  S  S SE SE
Wind Spd      14  2  8  9  5  4  5  4  5 10 13  9  8  5  3  4  4  4  8 11 14 14
Heat Index          82
Clouds        B1 B2 SC FW CL CL SC SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     67 70 26 15  0  2 42 36 39 42 22  2  2  3  1  1  1  1  1  2  3  4
PoP 12HR                     20           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    SC IS
Tstms         SC IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     6     6     5     4     5     6     6     6     6
Mixing Hgt           7200  7800  5100  1100  3700  6300  1900   200  3900  5100
T Wind Dir              W    NW     W    NW     N    NW     E     S     S    SE
T Wind Spd             12     5     6    21    20    10     6     8    14    25


Date          Sat 04/01/17 Sun 04/02/17 Mon 04/03/17 Tue 04/04/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            65      88      69      86      62      90      62      89
Temp          69 65 86 82 73 69 85 79 66 62 87 81 67 62 86 81
Dewpt         61 64 65 67 69 69 67 60 62 58 57 54 57 58 58 56
Max/Min RH         97      48      99      46      92      31      88      34
RH            74 97 50 59 88 99 56 52 89 88 36 40 70 88 38 42
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE       W      NW       W      SE      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW
PoP 12HR            5      10      30      40      10       5       5       5
Rain Shwrs                SC SC SC SC
Tstms                     SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ229-292215-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
354 AM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

Date             Wed 03/29/17            Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      91          56          84          56          94
Temp          67 65 71 83 90 86 71 66 60 56 64 76 84 77 65 61 58 56 70 88 94 85
Dewpt         67 61 56 45 39 42 37 39 43 42 42 41 41 38 40 42 44 45 48 47 47 45
Min/Max RH                   16          60          21          68          20
RH            98 87 59 26 16 21 28 37 53 60 45 29 22 25 40 48 60 68 45 24 20 25
Wind Dir       W  N NW  W  W NW  N  N NW NW  N NW NW NW  E SE  S  S  S  S SE SE
Wind Spd       8  3  3  4  6  4  5  8  8  5  9  6  5  4  4  5  4  4  8 12 13 12
Clouds        B2 FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     87 24 13  5  1  1 21 22 22 23 12  2  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    SC
Tstms         SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     6     6     4     5     6     6     6     6     6
Mixing Hgt           7800  9100  6200   300  4100  7100  3300   200  4000  6000
T Wind Dir             NW     W    NW    NW    NW    NW     E     S     S    SE
T Wind Spd             12    12    16    17     9     8     8     9    16    23


Date          Sat 04/01/17 Sun 04/02/17 Mon 04/03/17 Tue 04/04/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            64      90      67      85      60      88      61      89
Temp          69 64 88 83 71 67 83 77 64 60 85 80 65 61 86 80
Dewpt         54 60 61 58 67 65 60 53 60 53 52 50 50 52 55 51
Max/Min RH         87      35      96      37      90      28      74      30
RH            57 87 41 43 88 93 46 44 87 79 32 35 57 74 35 36
Pwind Dir          SE      SE       E      NW      NW       W      SE      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0      10      50      50      10       5       0       5
Rain Shwrs                SC SC SC SC
Tstms                     SC SC SC SC

$$

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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