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FOUS54 KCRP 182118
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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
318 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

TXZ245-191015-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
318 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date           11/18/17      Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17            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                      49          65          49          69          60
Temp             73 66 60 55 49 56 63 64 61 55 52 51 50 58 67 69 66 64 62 61 62
Dewpt            55 49 44 42 39 39 36 36 37 39 40 42 44 47 50 52 55 56 57 58 58
Max/Min RH                   69          34          79          53          92
RH               53 54 57 61 69 52 38 34 42 56 64 72 82 65 54 54 67 76 85 89 87
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N NE NE NE NE NE  E SE SE SE  S  S  W
Wind Spd         16 19 17 16 14 14 12  9  6  6  5  6  6  6  6  8  6  6  5  4  3
Clouds           SC FW CL FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)        32  6  2  7  5  6 11 15 40 43 26 16 36 40 59 60 57 46 47 56 53
PoP 12HR                     10           0           0          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     5     4     4     4     4     5     3
Mixing Hgt           3100  2600  4000  4400  3100   900  4100  4800  3700  1700
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE     N    NE    NE     E    SE     S    SW
T Wind Spd             36    31    24    14    10    10    13    10    13    10


Date           11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17
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          75      55    69      49    67      52    72      56    76
Temp          74 70 61   56 66 63 54   49 64 61 56   52 69 64 60   56 74 69
Dewpt         60 60 56   51 47 43 43   40 39 43 46   45 48 53 55   55 59 60
Min/Max RH       60      85    42      73    38      79    45      95    57
RH            62 71 82   84 49 48 65   73 40 51 69   79 46 68 82   95 60 71
Pwind Dir         N       N     N       N    NE       S    SW      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW
PoP 12HR         10      10     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ231-191015-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
318 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date           11/18/17      Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17            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                      47          67          44          71          53
Temp             74 65 59 54 47 57 64 67 61 51 47 45 45 55 67 71 66 58 56 54 55
Dewpt            44 42 39 37 36 35 31 30 31 34 35 35 35 37 42 45 50 53 54 53 53
Max/Min RH                   64          25          74          38         100
RH               34 43 48 53 64 45 29 25 33 52 61 68 68 50 40 38 55 81 94 98 94
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E NE  E SE SE SE SE  S SE  S
Wind Spd         13 11 10  9  8 10  9  6  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  6  6  5  3  2  3
Clouds           CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)         5  2  2 12  8  6 16 33 49 43 20 31 35 29 27 33 34 10 19 11 32
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     5     5     5     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2600  2000  4500  4900  1300   300  4400  4800   800   200
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE     E     S    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             28    21    19    10     5     5    10    11    13     8


Date           11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17
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          79      53    71      45    71      47    76      49    81
Temp          75 71 59   53 67 64 50   45 65 64 51   48 72 66 53   50 75 72
Dewpt         55 53 51   46 40 37 39   38 35 36 41   42 42 45 49   50 50 49
Min/Max RH       44      77    30      77    27      83    30     100    34
RH            51 52 75   75 37 37 65   76 33 36 68   81 34 46 85  100 41 43
Pwind Dir        SE       N     N      NE    NW      SW     S      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW   SC SC FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL
PoP 12HR          5      10     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ247-191015-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
318 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date           11/18/17      Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17            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                      55          65          54          69          64
Temp             74 68 63 58 55 58 62 64 63 58 56 55 54 62 68 69 68 67 66 65 65
Dewpt            60 52 48 45 44 42 39 39 39 41 43 45 47 50 52 53 56 57 58 59 60
Max/Min RH                   73          39          78          55          88
RH               61 56 59 62 66 56 43 40 42 53 61 69 76 65 56 57 66 71 78 83 86
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE SE SE  S  S  W
Wind Spd         18 20 20 19 18 18 13 10  9  8  6  6  8  8  6  8  8  8  6  5  4
Clouds           SC FW CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        46  6  2  4  8  6 11 16 39 45 29 18 38 44 63 61 59 51 51 54 53
PoP 12HR                     10           0           0          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     5     4     4     4     4     3     3
Mixing Hgt           3200  2800  3800  4300  4000  3300  4400  4700  4300  4100
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE     N    NE    NE     E    SE     S     S
T Wind Spd             37    34    27    16    11    10    11    10    13    12


Date           11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17
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          74      58    69      53    67      56    71      60    75
Temp          73 69 63   59 67 63 57   53 65 63 60   57 70 66 64   61 73 70
Dewpt         61 62 58   54 49 44 46   44 42 44 47   48 49 54 57   58 60 61
Min/Max RH       64      85    45      73    40      73    48      92    63
RH            65 76 84   84 52 50 65   73 42 50 62   73 49 67 79   92 64 73
Pwind Dir         N      NE     N       N     N       S    SW      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW
PoP 12HR         10      10     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ234-191015-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
318 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date           11/18/17      Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17            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                      44          66          42          70          54
Temp             69 61 55 51 44 55 63 65 57 49 45 44 43 54 66 70 64 60 57 55 56
Dewpt            49 45 40 36 35 36 34 33 36 36 36 35 35 39 45 48 52 52 54 53 54
Max/Min RH                   69          30          78          44          98
RH               48 55 57 57 69 49 34 31 44 62 70 72 74 56 46 45 63 76 90 93 93
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE SE SE SE SE SE  E NE
Wind Spd         12 16 12 11  9 11 10  8  4  4  3  3  4  4  5  6  6  4  3  2  3
Clouds           CL CL CL FW CL CL FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         3  2  3  6  2  5  8 21 37 42 20 12 29 31 46 51 45 29 39 40 49
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     5     4     5     4     4     5     3
Mixing Hgt           2300  1700  4200  4400   700   200  3100  4400  1200   200
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE     N    NE    NE     E    SE    SE     E
T Wind Spd             28    23    21    11     4     5    11    11    11     6


Date           11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17
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          76      52    69      43    68      45    73      50    78
Temp          74 69 57   52 66 62 49   43 64 60 50   46 69 61 54   50 74 70
Dewpt         58 56 52   46 42 38 38   36 37 41 42   41 45 49 51   50 56 56
Min/Max RH       53      86    34      76    33      86    38     100    47
RH            57 63 84   83 42 41 66   75 36 49 74   85 42 64 92  100 52 61
Pwind Dir         N       N     N      NE    NW      SW    SW      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL FW
PoP 12HR         10      10     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ241-191015-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
318 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date           11/18/17      Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17            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                      48          68          46          73          54
Temp             79 68 61 56 48 57 65 67 61 52 49 47 47 57 69 73 67 60 58 56 56
Dewpt            51 44 41 38 36 34 31 30 33 35 36 37 36 39 46 48 52 54 54 54 54
Max/Min RH                   63          25          72          41          99
RH               38 43 47 52 63 42 28 25 34 52 61 67 67 51 44 42 60 80 90 94 93
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  N NE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd         18 14 14 12 10 12 10  6  4  3  3  4  4  4  5  6  6  4  3  2  3
Clouds           FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        20  5  2  2  9 11 11 32 45 45 30 35 31 31 44 51 47 32 14 14 34
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     5     5     5     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           3700  2400  4300  4900  1600   300  4200  4600  1400   200
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE     E    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             32    26    23    11     5     5     9    11    11     6


Date           11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17
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          80      53    73      46    72      48    77      50    82
Temp          77 73 59   53 69 65 52   46 68 65 53   48 73 67 55   51 77 72
Dewpt         57 55 52   48 42 38 40   38 36 38 42   42 44 46 52   51 51 51
Min/Max RH       44      87    30      76    26      80    32     100    34
RH            50 54 76   85 39 37 65   74 30 37 67   78 35 48 90   99 41 47
Pwind Dir         E       N     N      NE     N       S     S      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL
PoP 12HR          5       5     5       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ229-191015-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
318 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date           11/18/17      Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17            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                      46          66          44          70          50
Temp             72 63 57 52 46 56 63 65 61 53 48 45 44 53 65 70 68 59 54 52 52
Dewpt            43 41 38 36 35 34 30 29 30 31 33 34 33 36 40 42 44 47 49 49 50
Max/Min RH                   66          25          71          36          96
RH               35 45 49 56 66 44 28 25 31 44 55 65 66 53 40 36 42 63 83 88 93
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  S SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd         11  9  8  5  5  6  6  4  3  4  4  4  3  4  5  6  5  5  4  3  3
Clouds           CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW CL SC
Clouds(%)         2  1  2 12  9  8 15 48 47 40 17 20 24  9 17 11 10  2 16  3 26
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                  5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4     3     4
Mixing Hgt           1100   400  4600  5100   500   200  4400  4600   600   100
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE    NE     E     E    SE     S    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             12    10    13     6     5     6    11    10    12     8


Date           11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17
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          78      51    70      46    71      48    76      49    80
Temp          72 72 59   52 66 64 52   46 66 64 53   48 71 69 55   49 72 75
Dewpt         53 49 46   42 40 37 38   38 38 39 42   41 42 42 45   47 47 45
Min/Max RH       41      71    32      75    30      78    29      93    30
RH            52 45 64   70 39 37 60   75 36 39 67   78 34 37 69   93 41 35
Pwind Dir        NE       N     N       E    SW      SW     S      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL
PoP 12HR          0       5     0       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

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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