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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
342 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

TXZ245-122215-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
342 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date             Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17
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                      66          42          64          50          69
Temp             48 54 65 66 57 51 44 45 43 51 64 64 59 55 53 51 51 60 67 69 62
Dewpt            41 41 39 38 40 39 39 37 39 39 38 38 41 45 48 47 48 50 52 52 51
Min/Max RH                   37          91          38          90          56
RH               78 62 39 37 53 65 83 73 84 64 39 38 52 68 82 87 89 70 58 57 68
Wind Dir         NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N SW SW  S  S SW  W  W NW NW NW  N
Wind Spd          8 12 13 11  8  5  4  4  3  2  3  4  3  3  3  2  2  3  4  5  6
Clouds           FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        18  6  4  2  2  6  9 16 23 19 28 31 47 52 56 58 61 57 53 58 63
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           2300  3100   600   200  2300  2400  1300   600  2300  3000
T Wind Dir              N     N     N     N    NW    SW    SW     W    NW     N
T Wind Spd             21    18    10     6     4     8     5     4     6    10


Date               Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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            46    62      47    67      58    69      51    67
Temp          53   46 59 57 49   48 65 62 60   58 67 62 58   52 64 61
Dewpt         42   38 38 39 41   43 49 56 58   58 58 57 49   48 47 47
Max/Min RH         75    41      83    56     100    68      88    50
RH            67   75 46 51 73   83 56 83 94  100 74 82 71   87 55 61
Pwind Dir           N     N      SE     S       S    SW       N     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC
PoP 12HR            5     5       5    10      10    20      10    10
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS

$$

TXZ231-122215-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
342 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date             Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17
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                      68          38          68          45          71
Temp             41 48 64 67 57 46 42 39 38 46 63 67 61 50 47 46 46 55 66 71 65
Dewpt            38 35 31 31 32 34 35 34 34 37 32 32 34 38 42 42 43 45 47 46 44
Min/Max RH                   24          92          26          90          40
RH               88 60 30 25 39 64 79 83 87 71 31 27 37 63 82 85 89 70 49 40 46
Wind Dir         NW NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  W SW  S SW  S  S  S  S NW  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          5  9 11 10  4  2  1  1  2  2  4  4  2  2  2  1  1  2  4  5  6
Clouds           FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)        20  8  7  2  4  7 20 25 28 31 31 44 51 55 59 59 60 53 47 52 56
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           2500  3300   200   200  2500  2700   300   300  2700  3200
T Wind Dir              N     N     N    NW    SW     S     S    SW     N     N
T Wind Spd             17    16     3     3     4     6     4     2     5    10


Date               Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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            43    65      41    70      52    72      48    71
Temp          50   43 60 58 44   42 65 61 53   52 66 65 55   48 66 65
Dewpt         37   36 33 33 37   37 44 50 53   52 54 50 45   44 43 42
Max/Min RH         75    29      83    43     100    49      86    35
RH            63   74 35 39 76   82 46 69100  100 65 60 71   86 43 44
Pwind Dir           N     N      SE     S       S     W       N    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5     5       5    10      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ247-122215-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
342 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date             Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17
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                      65          49          65          55          68
Temp             52 57 65 65 59 55 52 50 49 55 64 65 62 59 57 56 56 62 67 68 63
Dewpt            46 44 43 41 42 41 41 40 40 41 40 41 44 47 50 50 51 53 54 54 53
Min/Max RH                   42          73          42          86          60
RH               80 60 44 42 54 61 69 68 72 60 42 43 52 65 77 82 85 72 63 61 70
Wind Dir         NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE SW SW  S SW SW  W  W NW NW NW  N
Wind Spd          9 16 14 12 10  9  8  6  4  3  2  4  3  3  4  3  4  4  4  5  6
Clouds           FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        20  6  5  2  3  7  9 22 19 18 28 30 51 56 61 64 68 61 54 61 67
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           2100  3000  2500  1500  2400  2400  2000  1700  2100  2900
T Wind Dir              N     N     N     N     N    SW    SW     W    NW     N
T Wind Spd             25    21    14    10     5     8     6     6     8    10


Date               Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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    62      52    67      60    69      54    67
Temp          56   50 60 58 54   52 66 63 63   60 68 63 60   55 65 63
Dewpt         45   41 39 40 43   46 50 58 60   60 59 58 51   50 49 49
Max/Min RH         72    43      79    57     100    73      87    54
RH            66   72 47 52 66   79 57 84 91  100 75 85 73   87 57 61
Pwind Dir           N     N      SE     S       S    SW       N    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC
PoP 12HR            5     5       5    10      20    20      10    10
Rain Shwrs                                IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-122215-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
342 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date             Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17
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                      67          36          66          44          69
Temp             42 50 63 66 52 44 39 38 36 46 62 66 57 48 45 45 45 55 65 69 62
Dewpt            36 35 33 33 35 35 34 33 32 35 32 34 38 40 42 41 42 44 46 47 45
Min/Max RH                   28          89          29          92          46
RH               79 57 33 30 53 70 83 80 83 64 33 31 48 71 87 88 90 67 51 46 55
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W SW SW  S  S SW  W  W NW NW NW  N
Wind Spd          8 11 11 10  5  4  3  2  2  2  4  5  4  4  3  3  2  4  5  5  6
Clouds           FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)        10  3  0  1  1  5 10 16 23 33 35 37 41 49 58 57 56 52 49 51 54
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           2600  3000   200   100  2300  2200   200   200  2600  3000
T Wind Dir              N     N     N    NW    SW    SW     S     W    NW    NW
T Wind Spd             19    17     6     4     5     9     6     4     8    10


Date               Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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            41    63      40    68      52    71      47    69
Temp          48   41 59 56 43   41 65 59 53   52 66 62 54   47 65 60
Dewpt         36   34 35 36 36   37 44 52 53   52 56 52 45   44 44 44
Max/Min RH         77    35      86    46     100    58      89    41
RH            62   77 39 47 76   85 47 77100  100 71 70 73   89 47 55
Pwind Dir           N     N      SE     S       S     W       N    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B2 B2 B1   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5     5       5    10      10    20      10    10
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS

$$

TXZ241-122215-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
342 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date             Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17
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                      70          39          70          47          73
Temp             41 49 65 68 57 47 42 41 40 48 65 69 62 52 49 49 48 58 68 73 66
Dewpt            38 38 33 32 34 36 36 35 34 36 32 32 36 40 43 44 44 47 48 48 46
Min/Max RH                   24          83          24          90          40
RH               89 66 30 26 43 64 78 79 80 65 30 25 38 62 79 84 88 67 48 40 48
Wind Dir         NW  N NE  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  S SW SE  S  S SW NW  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4 10 11 10  6  4  3  2  2  2  3  4  4  3  3  2  2  2  3  5  6
Clouds           FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        21  9  9  4  8 19 13 24 30 20 27 35 57 59 62 67 72 62 52 59 66
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           2200  3100   200   200  2600  2700   300   200  2700  3200
T Wind Dir              N     N     N    NW    SW     S     S    SW     N     N
T Wind Spd             18    16     6     4     4     8     6     3     4    10


Date               Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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            45    66      43    71      53    74      50    72
Temp          52   45 62 59 46   44 68 61 55   53 68 66 56   50 66 65
Dewpt         39   36 34 34 38   38 45 53 55   53 55 54 46   46 44 44
Max/Min RH         72    30      82    43     100    52      85    36
RH            62   71 35 39 73   80 44 75100  100 64 65 70   85 45 46
Pwind Dir           N     N      SE     S       S    SW       N    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5     5       5    10      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ229-122215-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
342 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date             Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17
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                      68          39          68          44          70
Temp             41 47 60 67 59 49 45 42 39 45 59 66 62 52 49 46 44 52 63 70 64
Dewpt            37 33 29 28 31 32 33 33 34 35 33 34 36 37 38 40 41 42 43 43 41
Min/Max RH                   23          84          29          87          38
RH               85 58 30 23 35 51 63 70 81 67 37 30 37 56 67 78 87 70 47 38 43
Wind Dir          N NE NE  N  N NE NE NE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  E NE  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          5 10 10  8  4  2  2  2  2  2  4  4  3  3  2  2  2  3  5  5  5
Clouds           SC FW FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)        26  9  7  5  7 13 20 26 30 37 35 47 52 52 51 53 55 50 45 50 55
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     4     4     5     5     6     6     5
Mixing Hgt           2400  3500   200   100  2500  2700   200   100  2600  3500
T Wind Dir             NE     N    NE     E     S     S     S     E     N     N
T Wind Spd             17    12     4     3     4     6     5     3     6     9


Date               Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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            41    65      42    68      50    70      46    69
Temp          48   41 60 58 45   42 62 63 53   50 64 65 52   46 63 65
Dewpt         34   34 32 32 35   37 42 47 50   50 50 46 42   42 41 39
Max/Min RH         75    29      83    43     100    46      86    34
RH            57   75 36 38 69   83 49 56 90  100 60 51 69   86 44 39
Pwind Dir           N    NW       S     S       S    NW      NE    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC FW SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       5     5       5    10       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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