Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
000
FOUS54 KCRP 222043
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
243 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

TXZ245-231015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
243 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

DATE           11/22/14      SUN 11/23/14            MON 11/24/14            TUE
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                      64          78          52          67          47
TEMP          76 72 68 67 65 64 69 76 78 68 60 57 54 52 58 65 67 59 53 51 49 47
DEWPT         67 67 67 66 64 62 60 59 58 57 55 53 50 45 43 41 41 41 41 40 40 39
MAX/MIN RH                   97          51          89          39          74
RH            73 84 95 97 94 90 73 55 51 69 84 89 86 76 58 42 39 51 62 67 71 73
WIND DIR      SE SE  S SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD      17 17 13 10  8  8 10 10 10  5  4  6  8 11 11 11  9  5  5  5  8 10
CLOUDS        OV OV OV B2 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     95 93 88 79 42 36 20  6  7  8 10 13 16 19 21 22 24 25 29 33 32 32
POP 12HR                     80           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.69           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS     O  O  O IS
TSTMS          O  O  O IS
LAL                     5     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           2500  2100  2900  4800  4000   400  3500  3900  2000  1000
T WIND DIR              S    SW     W    SW    SW     N     N     N    NE     N
T WIND SPD             23    14    17    16    10    14    18    11     6     6


DATE           11/25/14  WED 11/26/14  THU 11/27/14  FRI 11/28/14  SAT 11/29/14
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      46    66      52    67      56    68      55    67
TEMP          63 58 49   46 64 61 54   52 65 62 57   56 67 63 57   55 65 65
DEWPT         39 38 37   37 39 42 43   46 51 53 54   52 55 55 54   52 56 56
MIN/MAX RH       37      72    38      80    59      91    63      91    69
RH            40 48 63   72 39 51 67   80 60 71 89   89 65 75 88   91 72 73
PWIND DIR         N      NW    SW      SW     S      SE    SE      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR          5       0     0       0     5      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ231-231015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
243 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

DATE           11/22/14      SUN 11/23/14            MON 11/24/14            TUE
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                      57          82          48          69          45
TEMP          79 71 64 61 59 57 65 78 82 68 59 54 50 48 56 67 69 59 52 49 47 45
DEWPT         66 66 63 61 58 56 54 52 51 51 50 49 45 41 40 38 37 36 37 37 36 34
MAX/MIN RH                   99          35          88          31          66
RH            64 85 97 99 97 95 66 40 35 53 73 83 82 76 55 35 31 42 55 63 66 66
WIND DIR      SE SE  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD      16 13  9  4  3  4  8 10 11  3  3  4  5  6  8  9  6  3  3  3  4  5
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B2 SC SC FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     71 59 81 35 33 19 18  0  0  0 10 14 18 21 21 21 21 22 21 20 26 31
POP 12HR                     70           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.26           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM NM IS
TSTMS         NM NM NM IS
OBVIS                     PF
LAL                     4     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     4     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           3000   700  2400  5200  4300   300  3800  4300  2000   600
T WIND DIR              S    SW     W     W     W     N     N     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             14     6    14    16     6    10    13     8     4     3


DATE           11/25/14  WED 11/26/14  THU 11/27/14  FRI 11/28/14  SAT 11/29/14
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      40    69      44    69      49    71      51    68
TEMP          64 56 45   40 65 59 48   44 67 61 53   49 68 63 55   51 66 64
DEWPT         34 33 34   33 36 34 36   37 46 47 48   48 53 53 51   49 52 53
MIN/MAX RH       30      73    29      78    44      96    55      90    58
RH            33 41 65   73 33 39 63   77 47 58 86   96 59 69 87   90 60 68
PWIND DIR         N      NW    SW       S     S      SE    SE       E    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC B1
POP 12HR          5       0     0       0     5       5     5      10    10

$$

TXZ247-231015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
243 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

DATE           11/22/14      SUN 11/23/14            MON 11/24/14            TUE
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                      66          76          56          67          51
TEMP          76 72 69 68 67 66 69 74 76 68 62 60 58 56 60 66 67 61 56 54 52 51
DEWPT         67 67 67 66 64 62 60 59 59 59 58 56 52 46 44 42 42 42 42 42 42 42
MAX/MIN RH                   95          57          86          40          72
RH            74 83 92 95 90 86 73 60 57 73 85 86 81 69 55 42 40 50 59 65 69 72
WIND DIR      SE SE  S SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD      17 17 14 11 10  9 11 10 10  6  6  8 10 12 12 11  9  8  6  8 10 11
CLOUDS        OV OV B2 B2 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     95 92 87 76 43 35 20  6  7  8 10 13 15 18 20 23 25 27 33 39 36 32
POP 12HR                     80           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.60           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS     O  O  O SC
TSTMS          O  O  O SC
LAL                     5     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     6     5     5     4     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           2600  2200  2900  4900  4100  1000  3600  3900  2400  1700
T WIND DIR              S    SW     W    SW    SW     N     N     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             25    17    18    16    12    19    20    12    11    13


DATE           11/25/14  WED 11/26/14  THU 11/27/14  FRI 11/28/14  SAT 11/29/14
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      50    67      55    67      58    69      59    67
TEMP          64 59 52   50 65 62 57   55 66 64 60   58 68 65 60   59 67 67
DEWPT         41 39 39   40 40 44 45   49 52 54 56   55 55 55 55   55 58 57
MIN/MAX RH       38      69    39      80    60      88    62      87    70
RH            41 47 60   69 39 50 65   80 61 71 87   87 65 70 81   87 73 71
PWIND DIR         N       N    SW      SW     S      SE    SE      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR          5       0     0       0     5      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ234-231015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
243 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

DATE           11/22/14      SUN 11/23/14            MON 11/24/14            TUE
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                      61          78          48          66          42
TEMP          76 70 66 64 62 61 67 76 78 66 57 53 50 48 55 64 66 56 49 46 43 42
DEWPT         66 65 65 63 61 59 57 56 55 54 52 49 45 42 39 37 37 37 36 35 34 34
MAX/MIN RH                   99          45          89          34          75
RH            71 84 98 99 97 94 72 50 45 66 82 85 84 80 56 37 34 47 60 66 71 75
WIND DIR      SE SE  S SW SW SW SW  W  W SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD      16 14 10  5  4  4  8 10 12  5  4  6  6  6  9  9  6  4  3  3  4  5
CLOUDS        OV OV OV B2 SC SC FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     95 92 90 76 36 35 19  5  4  6 10 13 16 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 26 33
POP 12HR                     80           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.76           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS     O  O  O IS
TSTMS          O  O  O IS
OBVIS                     PF
LAL                     5     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     4     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           2300  1700  2300  4200  3600   300  3300  3800  1400     0
T WIND DIR              S    SW    SW    SW     W     N     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD             17     8    14    17     9    12    16     9     3     4


DATE           11/25/14  WED 11/26/14  THU 11/27/14  FRI 11/28/14  SAT 11/29/14
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      40    67      45    68      50    69      50    68
TEMP          63 55 45   40 64 58 49   45 66 61 53   50 67 61 53   50 66 64
DEWPT         36 35 34   33 38 39 39   40 47 48 48   47 53 52 50   48 53 54
MIN/MAX RH       33      76    35      82    49      91    57      94    60
RH            38 46 66   76 38 48 68   81 52 63 83   91 61 72 89   93 63 70
PWIND DIR         N      NW    SW      SW     S      SE     E       E    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1
POP 12HR          5       0     0       0     5       5    10      10    10

$$

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






USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.