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FOUS54 KCRP 260842
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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
342 AM CDT Tue Sep 26 2017

TXZ245-262215-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
342 AM CDT Tue Sep 26 2017

Date             Tue 09/26/17            Wed 09/27/17            Thu 09/28/17
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          78          88          76          89
Temp          80 79 83 87 86 83 81 80 79 78 82 87 87 82 80 79 78 76 83 88 89 82
Dewpt         75 75 75 76 75 76 75 75 75 74 75 75 74 74 74 74 74 73 74 73 71 73
Min/Max RH                   70          89          65          90          57
RH            86 87 79 71 72 81 82 85 87 89 80 68 66 79 84 87 87 90 74 62 57 75
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E
Wind Spd       8  8  9 10 11 10 10  9  8  6  9 10 10  9  6  5  4  5  8  8  9  8
Heat Index          90 96 95 92 88 86       89 96 95 88             90 95 95 87
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     71 83 83 79 75 73 72 69 67 73 76 71 57 55 46 41 40 40 39 34 36 41
PoP 12HR                     50          20          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.18        0.03        0.08        0.04        0.05
Rain Shwrs    IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms         IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     2     2     3     3     2     2     2     2
Haines                  3     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           4100  3900  2500  2300  4800  4600  2100  1600  4700  5200
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     E     E     E     E     E     E    NE    NE
T Wind Spd             17    18    23    18    14    17    12     8    12    12


Date          Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17 Sun 10/01/17 Mon 10/02/17
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            76      88      73      87      70      87      72      87
Temp          78 76 87 80 76 73 85 78 74 70 85 79 75 72 85 80
Dewpt         73 71 70 71 69 65 63 65 65 64 66 67 68 68 70 72
Max/Min RH         87      57      80      46      81      51      87      61
RH            84 86 59 74 80 78 48 63 75 80 54 67 81 87 62 76
Pwind Dir          NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE       E       E
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           20      20      20      10      10      10      10      20
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS IS IS IS                         IS IS
Tstms         IS IS IS IS IS IS                         IS IS

$$

TXZ231-262215-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
342 AM CDT Tue Sep 26 2017

Date             Tue 09/26/17            Wed 09/27/17            Thu 09/28/17
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                      88          74          89          73          92
Temp          77 75 80 88 86 80 78 77 75 75 79 88 88 84 78 76 74 73 81 90 92 86
Dewpt         74 74 75 72 73 73 74 75 74 73 75 72 71 72 72 73 72 71 73 68 66 68
Min/Max RH                   59          95          55          95          43
RH            90 95 85 61 65 80 89 94 95 95 87 61 56 68 83 90 91 94 77 48 43 56
Wind Dir       E SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E
Wind Spd       6  4  6  9 10  9  8  5  5  5  8  8  9  6  4  2  3  3  5  6  8  6
Heat Index          86 95 93                   94 94 89             85 94 95 89
Clouds        OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     90 90 89 86 75 80 81 86 82 82 78 83 75 75 71 68 66 64 60 57 68 65
PoP 12HR                     60          40          50          30          40
QPF 12HR                   0.22        0.16        0.22        0.04        0.07
Rain Shwrs    SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms         SC SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     3     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Haines                  3     4     4     3     4     4     3     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt           4700  5700  2800  2000  5700  5500  3300   600  5600  6600
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     E     E     E     E     E    NE    NE     E
T Wind Spd             17    20    23    18    16    17    11     6    10    11


Date          Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17 Sun 10/01/17 Mon 10/02/17
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            72      91      68      89      65      90      66      90
Temp          76 72 89 84 73 68 87 82 70 65 87 82 71 66 88 84
Dewpt         71 68 66 66 66 62 59 58 61 60 59 60 66 65 65 66
Max/Min RH         89      44      81      35      82      36      96      43
RH            84 89 47 55 80 81 39 44 72 82 38 47 84 96 46 53
Pwind Dir          NE      NE      NE      NE      NE       E       E       E
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           30      30      20      10      10      10      10      20
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC IS IS                         IS IS
Tstms         SC SC SC SC IS IS                         IS IS

$$

TXZ247-262215-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
342 AM CDT Tue Sep 26 2017

Date             Tue 09/26/17            Wed 09/27/17            Thu 09/28/17
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          80          86          78          88
Temp          81 81 83 85 85 83 82 82 81 80 83 86 86 81 80 79 79 78 84 86 88 82
Dewpt         76 76 76 76 76 77 76 76 76 75 75 76 75 75 75 75 75 74 74 74 73 74
Min/Max RH                   73          87          70          88          62
RH            84 85 79 76 73 81 82 84 85 87 78 73 70 82 84 87 86 88 74 69 62 77
Wind Dir      SE SE SE  E  E  E  E SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E
Wind Spd      10 10 10 11 12 11 12 11 10  9 10 10 11 10  9  8  6  8  9 10 10 10
Heat Index    88 87 91 95 94 92 90 89 87    91 95 95 88             91 94 96 88
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     74 84 82 77 77 72 72 73 71 71 72 70 57 55 46 40 40 40 39 33 33 37
PoP 12HR                     50          20          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.18        0.04        0.08        0.04        0.05
Rain Shwrs    IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms         IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     2     2     3     3     2     2     2     2
Haines                  3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           3700  3100  2700  2900  4000  3800  2400  2400  3700  3600
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E     E     E    NE    NE
T Wind Spd             18    20    24    19    17    18    14    10    13    13


Date          Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17 Sun 10/01/17 Mon 10/02/17
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            78      88      75      86      74      85      75      85
Temp          80 78 86 80 77 75 84 79 76 74 83 79 77 75 83 80
Dewpt         74 73 72 72 70 68 65 67 67 67 67 69 70 70 71 73
Max/Min RH         85      60      81      51      80      56      84      65
RH            83 85 64 77 80 78 54 67 74 80 60 70 79 84 68 79
Pwind Dir          NE      NE      NE      NE       E      NE       E       E
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           20      20      20      10      10      10      10      20
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS IS IS IS                         IS IS
Tstms         IS IS IS IS IS IS                         IS IS

$$

TXZ234-262215-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
342 AM CDT Tue Sep 26 2017

Date             Tue 09/26/17            Wed 09/27/17            Thu 09/28/17
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                      88          75          89          73          90
Temp          75 75 82 88 86 82 79 77 76 75 81 88 88 83 77 75 73 73 83 88 90 84
Dewpt         73 73 76 74 75 75 75 74 73 73 75 73 73 73 74 73 72 72 74 71 70 71
Min/Max RH                   63          94          60          96          52
RH            94 94 82 63 69 79 86 91 92 94 84 63 61 73 90 94 95 96 74 58 52 66
Wind Dir       E  E  E SE SE SE  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  N NE NE  E  E
Wind Spd       4  5  6  8  9  9  8  5  5  5  8  6  6  5  4  2  3  3  5  5  8  5
Heat Index          90 97 94 89             86 96 96 89             89 94 96 89
Clouds        B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)     66 76 86 83 81 74 67 65 64 71 69 79 76 67 60 52 48 44 52 48 63 66
PoP 12HR                     40          30          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.13        0.03        0.06        0.04        0.05
Rain Shwrs    IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms         IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     2     3     3     3     2     2     2     2
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt           4900  4900  2200  1100  3300  4400   400   400  5700  5600
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     E     E     E     E     E    NE    NE    NE
T Wind Spd             14    18    18    13    16    13     4     2     9    11


Date          Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17 Sun 10/01/17 Mon 10/02/17
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            72      90      68      87      65      88      66      88
Temp          75 72 87 82 71 68 85 79 67 65 85 80 69 66 85 82
Dewpt         72 69 69 69 65 61 60 61 62 59 63 64 66 65 69 70
Max/Min RH         91      51      82      41      83      44      95      54
RH            90 88 55 64 81 78 44 55 81 81 47 59 90 95 57 67
Pwind Dir          NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE       E       E
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC
PoP 12HR           20      20      10       5      10      10      10      20
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS IS                               IS IS
Tstms         IS IS IS IS                               IS IS

$$

TXZ241-262215-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
342 AM CDT Tue Sep 26 2017

Date             Tue 09/26/17            Wed 09/27/17            Thu 09/28/17
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                      92          75          91          74          92
Temp          77 76 82 91 90 82 80 78 76 75 81 89 90 85 81 78 76 74 84 91 90 85
Dewpt         74 74 75 73 74 74 75 75 75 74 75 73 73 73 74 73 73 72 73 69 69 70
Min/Max RH                   54          96          56          95          47
RH            91 95 81 56 59 78 86 92 95 95 83 59 57 68 80 87 91 95 70 50 50 61
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E
Wind Spd       5  6  9 10 12 12  9  6  5  6  9  9 10 10  6  3  4  5  8  8  9 10
Heat Index          89100 99 89             87 98 98 92 85          91 96 94 90
Clouds        B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
Clouds(%)     87 89 79 80 82 77 80 81 77 75 74 81 74 72 67 63 61 60 64 59 66 50
PoP 12HR                     50          40          40          30          40
QPF 12HR                   0.18        0.13        0.16        0.04        0.08
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Haines                  3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           5400  5400  2900  1900  5400  5200  3000   700  5800  6300
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE     E     E     E     E    NE    NE    NE
T Wind Spd             19    23    24    16    17    18    13     8    11    13


Date          Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17 Sun 10/01/17 Mon 10/02/17
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            72      92      70      90      67      90      68      90
Temp          76 72 92 85 75 70 89 82 72 67 90 83 73 68 90 84
Dewpt         71 70 67 68 69 65 62 62 65 63 62 64 67 67 67 68
Max/Min RH         94      44      86      38      86      39      96      47
RH            84 94 46 58 81 85 40 50 77 86 40 52 82 96 48 59
Pwind Dir          NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE       E       E
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
PoP 12HR           30      20      20      10      10      10      10      20
Rain Shwrs    SC SC IS IS IS IS                         IS IS
Tstms         SC SC IS IS IS IS                         IS IS

$$

TXZ229-262215-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
342 AM CDT Tue Sep 26 2017

Date             Tue 09/26/17            Wed 09/27/17            Thu 09/28/17
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                      89          75          89          74          90
Temp          76 75 76 86 88 82 78 76 76 75 79 87 89 86 80 77 75 74 79 86 90 87
Dewpt         73 73 73 71 70 72 73 73 73 73 73 71 70 71 70 71 70 71 70 67 64 65
Min/Max RH                   55          93          52          90          42
RH            90 95 89 61 56 72 86 88 89 93 81 59 53 60 73 81 85 90 73 53 42 48
Wind Dir       E SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE
Wind Spd       9  8  9 10 10 11 11 10  8  8  9  9 10 10  8  5  4  5  6  8  8  8
Heat Index             91 93 87                93 94 92                89 92 89
Clouds        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     95 95 95 91 94 91 93 96 92 90 88 88 88 91 88 84 86 87 86 71 71 72
PoP 12HR                     80          80          70          50          40
QPF 12HR                   0.50        0.78        0.43        0.17        0.09
Rain Shwrs     O  O  O NM NM  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms          O SC SC NM NM  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     3     4     5     5     4     4     3     3     3     3
Haines                  3     3     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt           5300  7000  4100  2000  5900  6600  3700  1800  5400  5100
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE     E     E     E     E    NE    NE    NE
T Wind Spd             18    20    27    18    17    19    14    10    11    10
Flash Flood       A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


Date          Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17 Sun 10/01/17 Mon 10/02/17
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            72      90      69      88      66      90      68      91
Temp          76 72 85 86 73 69 83 84 70 66 84 86 72 68 85 87
Dewpt         68 68 64 63 63 62 58 57 58 58 57 56 62 63 61 61
Max/Min RH         85      41      77      35      76      31      86      36
RH            77 85 50 46 71 77 43 40 65 76 40 36 69 86 45 41
Pwind Dir          NE      NE      NE      NE      NE       E      SE       E
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
PoP 12HR           40      40      20      10      10      10      10      20
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC IS IS                         IS IS
Tstms         SC SC SC SC IS IS                         IS IS

$$

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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