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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
332 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

TXZ245-192215-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
332 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

Date             Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18
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                      54          52          64          60          71
Temp             39 42 50 54 53 53 52 52 52 54 61 64 63 62 61 61 60 63 69 71 66
Dewpt            39 42 50 53 53 53 52 52 52 54 58 59 60 61 61 61 60 62 63 64 63
Min/Max RH                   84         100          85         100          77
RH              100100 97 98100100100100100100 89 85 92 98100 99 99 98 83 77 90
Wind Dir         NE NE NE  E  E SE  S SW  W SW  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd          9  9  8  6  6  5  5  5  4  3  5  6  6  8  9  9  9 11 12 12 11
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)       100100100100 93 93 84 83 75 74 75 79 75 75 76 75 74 78 81 81 80
PoP 12HR                     70          40          20          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.38        0.10        0.01        0.01        0.04
Rain Shwrs       NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS                IS IS IS SC SC SC
Tstms            IS IS IS IS                                           IS IS IS
Obvis                              PF PF  F  F PF PF PF  F  F  F  F  F       PF
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt            500   500   500   300   700   700   300   300   500   500
T Wind Dir             NE     E    SE    SW    SW    SE    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             20    17    14    13    10    14    14    16    19    20


Date               Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
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            54    66      45    64      48    63      49    64
Temp          58   54 63 59 49   45 59 59 51   48 60 59 51   49 60 60
Dewpt         58   47 38 41 40   40 42 43 45   46 48 48 48   47 49 52
Max/Min RH        100    37      82    46      91    57      95    62
RH           100   78 40 51 71   82 53 57 80   91 64 68 87   95 66 73
Pwind Dir          SW     N      NE     E       E    NE       E    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2   SC SC FW FW   FW FW SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           40     5       5     5      20    30      20    20
Rain                                       S    S
Rain Shwrs    SC   SC                             SC SC IS   IS IS IS
Tstms         IS   IS

$$

TXZ231-192215-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
332 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

Date             Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18
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                      49          44          71          59          77
Temp             36 39 46 49 47 45 45 44 44 49 64 71 67 63 62 60 59 63 73 77 68
Dewpt            33 35 39 42 44 45 45 44 44 48 53 56 58 60 60 60 59 61 64 63 61
Min/Max RH                   72         100          59         100          63
RH               88 85 77 77 89 98100100100 99 67 59 72 88 96 97 99 95 73 63 77
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N NE  E  W NW  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd          5  4  4  5  4  2  2  2  3  3  5  6  5  6  6  6  6  9 10  9  6
Clouds           OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
Clouds(%)       100100100 94 74 70 56 61 57 72 46 34 51 59 67 75 83 83 82 67 51
PoP 12HR                     40          10          10          10          30
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0        0.03
Rain Shwrs       SC SC SC SC                                     SC SC SC SC
Obvis                              PF PF  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt            700   700   600   500  1000  1600  1000   900  1300  1100
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE     W     S    SE    SE    SE     S     S
T Wind Spd             12    12     5     6     9    14    11    11    16    14


Date               Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
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    69      39    68      43    67      45    67
Temp          55   50 64 59 45   39 61 60 48   43 61 60 49   45 62 61
Dewpt         51   37 28 30 33   33 34 36 41   40 43 43 44   44 45 46
Max/Min RH         93    21      80    29      90    43      96    46
RH            86   62 25 32 62   80 36 40 76   90 52 55 81   96 55 57
Pwind Dir           W     N      NE     E       E     E       E     E
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5     5       5     5      10    20      20    20
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-192215-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
332 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

Date             Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18
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                      56          54          62          61          70
Temp             42 45 52 56 55 54 54 54 54 55 60 62 61 61 61 61 61 63 68 70 65
Dewpt            42 45 52 54 55 54 54 54 54 55 57 59 60 61 61 61 60 61 62 63 62
Min/Max RH                   91         100          91         100          79
RH              100100 98 96100100100100100 99 92 91 95 99100 99 97 95 84 79 90
Wind Dir         NE NE NE  E  E SE  S SW  W SW SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd         10 10  8  6  8  6  8  6  5  3  4  5  8 10 12 12 12 12 12 12 11
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)       100100100100 93 93 81 81 78 69 74 76 75 75 74 73 72 75 78 75 72
PoP 12HR                     70          40          20          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.52        0.11        0.01        0.01        0.03
Rain Shwrs       NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS                IS IS IS SC SC SC
Tstms            IS IS IS IS                                                 IS
Obvis                              PF PF  F  F PF PF PF  F  F  F  F  F PF PF PF
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt            600   600   500   300   500   500   200   200   200   200
T Wind Dir             NE     E    SE    SW    SW    SE    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             23    18    17    16     9    14    18    21    21    21


Date               Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
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            56    65      49    62      51    62      51    63
Temp          59   56 63 60 52   49 59 59 53   51 60 59 53   51 60 61
Dewpt         59   51 39 44 42   42 43 46 48   48 49 49 50   49 49 53
Max/Min RH        100    40      78    52      91    62      95    64
RH           100   82 41 55 69   78 56 62 82   91 69 70 89   95 66 75
Pwind Dir          SW     N      NE     E       E    NE       E    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B1 SC FW SC   FW SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           40     5       5     5      20    30      20    20
Rain                                       S    S
Rain Shwrs    SC   SC                             SC SC IS   IS IS IS
Tstms         IS   IS

$$

TXZ234-192215-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
332 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

Date             Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18
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                      50          50          68          60          75
Temp             36 39 47 50 50 50 50 50 50 53 64 68 66 63 62 61 60 63 71 75 67
Dewpt            32 34 44 49 50 50 50 50 50 53 58 60 61 61 61 60 60 63 65 65 63
Min/Max RH                   73         100          74         100          71
RH               84 85 90 95100100100100100100 79 74 84 95 99 99100 99 81 71 88
Wind Dir          N NE NE  E  E  E SE SW SW SW  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd          5  6  5  5  5  3  4  4  4  3  6  8  6  6  8  9  9 11 13 13 11
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)       100100100100 94 89 80 90 79 80 74 72 72 75 77 79 81 84 86 83 80
PoP 12HR                     60          40          20          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.09        0.08        0.01        0.01        0.06
Rain Shwrs       NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS                IS SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                                                                  IS IS IS
Obvis                              PF PF  F  F          PF PF PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines                  2     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
Mixing Hgt            700   700   500   200   800  1000   600  1100  3200  2600
T Wind Dir             NE     E    SE    SW    SW     S    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             16    14    10    10    11    18    13    16    21    23


Date               Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
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            51    67      38    66      42    65      44    66
Temp          56   51 63 58 44   38 60 59 47   42 60 58 48   44 60 61
Dewpt         56   44 37 37 36   34 38 39 41   40 42 44 44   42 47 49
Max/Min RH        100    33      83    36      93    45      93    53
RH           100   76 38 46 75   83 44 48 79   93 52 58 84   93 60 66
Pwind Dir          SW     N      NE     E       E    NE       E    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           30     5       5     5      10    10      20    20
Rain Shwrs    SC   SC                                   IS   IS IS IS
Tstms         IS   IS

$$

TXZ241-192215-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
332 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

Date             Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18
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                      49          45          71          60          79
Temp             37 40 47 49 48 46 46 45 45 50 65 71 67 63 62 60 60 63 74 79 70
Dewpt            35 37 42 45 46 45 45 45 45 50 54 57 59 60 60 59 59 61 64 63 61
Min/Max RH                   79         100          61          99          59
RH               92 90 84 83 92 96 98 98100100 69 61 74 88 94 96 97 94 70 59 72
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N NE  W  W  W  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd          8  6  5  5  5  2  2  2  3  3  5  8  6  6  8  8  9 12 14 11  6
Clouds           OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC
Clouds(%)       100100100 97 70 62 46 65 72 74 56 41 56 61 66 74 83 81 78 63 49
PoP 12HR                     50          10           5          10          30
QPF 12HR                   0.08           0           0           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs       SC SC SC SC                                     IS IS SC SC
Obvis                              PF PF  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     2     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt            700   700   500   400   800  1200   700   800  1900  2400
T Wind Dir              N     N     N     W     S    SE    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             16    14     6     6    10    17    12    14    23    18


Date               Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
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            52    70      41    69      46    67      46    69
Temp          58   52 66 61 47   41 62 61 50   46 62 61 51   46 63 63
Dewpt         55   41 27 31 34   34 37 40 43   43 46 46 44   45 46 47
Max/Min RH         93    20      76    33      90    47      94    45
RH            91   65 23 32 60   76 39 46 77   90 56 58 79   94 53 57
Pwind Dir           W     N      NE     E       E    NE      NE    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5     5       5     5      20    20      20    20
Rain                                       S    S
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ229-192215-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
332 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

Date             Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18
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                      52          41          72          57          76
Temp             38 41 49 52 48 44 43 41 41 47 65 72 67 62 60 58 57 61 71 76 66
Dewpt            28 30 36 40 42 41 41 41 39 45 49 51 53 55 57 56 56 58 59 57 53
Min/Max RH                   61         100          47          98          53
RH               66 64 61 63 78 90 95100 95 96 57 47 60 78 88 93 97 92 66 53 63
Wind Dir         NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  W NW
Wind Spd          3  3  3  4  5  4  2  3  3  3  4  6  5  6  6  4  3  5  6  6  5
Clouds           OV OV B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 FW CL FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC FW
Clouds(%)       100 95 77 47 32 29 40 31 38 57 20  0 11 35 58 69 81 77 73 46 20
PoP 12HR                      5           5           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                    PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt            900  1100   800   600  1200  2700  1300   400  2000  1500
T Wind Dir             NE     E     E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     W
T Wind Spd              5     8     9     8     8    12    11     9    10    11


Date               Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
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    69      38    68      42    67      44    67
Temp          51   45 63 59 44   38 61 60 47   42 61 60 49   44 62 60
Dewpt         40   29 24 24 29   30 30 30 38   38 41 39 41   42 43 43
Max/Min RH         72    17      71    23      86    37      92    41
RH            64   53 22 26 55   71 31 33 70   86 47 46 75   92 50 52
Pwind Dir          NW     N       E     E       E     E       E     E
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5     0       0     0       5     5      10    20
Rain Shwrs                                                      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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