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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
322 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

TXZ245-252215-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
322 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date             Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17
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          57          75          67          79
Temp             50 55 64 68 65 61 59 58 57 62 72 75 73 70 68 68 67 70 76 79 76
Dewpt            44 43 43 44 46 48 52 55 57 62 63 65 66 66 66 66 67 67 68 68 68
Min/Max RH                   43         100          70         100          70
RH               80 65 47 43 51 65 78 90100100 74 70 79 89 93 97100 92 76 70 77
Wind Dir         NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd         12 14 11  9  8  8  8  8  8 11 13 13 12 12 11  9  8  8  9  9  9
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)         2  2  2  2  5  1 15 26 36 68 72 76 72 60 48 56 64 58 52 44 35
PoP 12HR                      0           0          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.07        0.02        0.02
Rain Shwrs                               IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                                IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2
Haines                  4     4     4     4     3     3     4     4     3     4
Mixing Hgt           2200  2900  1700   500  3600  3500  1300  1700  1800  1800
T Wind Dir             NE     E     E    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             23    16    13    13    20    24    19    18    16    17


Date               Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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            68    80      66    78      53    67      53    66
Temp          70   68 78 76 69   66 76 71 57   53 64 63 56   53 64 64
Dewpt         67   68 70 68 69   66 60 54 49   46 46 47 47   49 50 52
Max/Min RH         99    70     100    50      77    49      86    59
RH            91   99 77 78100  100 59 57 73   77 51 57 73   86 61 65
Pwind Dir           S     S       S    NW       N    NE      NE    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC B1 SC SC   SC B1 SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 OV
PoP 12HR           10    20      10    30      10    20      20    20
Rain Shwrs            IS IS         SC SC         IS IS IS   IS IS IS
Tstms                 IS IS         SC SC

$$

TXZ231-252215-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
322 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date             Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17
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                      71          50          79          61          89
Temp             47 53 66 71 65 57 54 51 50 58 74 79 74 67 64 62 61 68 83 89 82
Dewpt            37 39 38 38 40 43 46 47 50 58 61 63 64 64 63 62 61 63 63 63 63
Min/Max RH                   30         100          58         100          42
RH               69 57 36 30 40 61 75 84100100 66 58 69 89 96100100 84 51 42 53
Wind Dir         NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  E
Wind Spd          6 11  9  8  6  5  5  5  4  8 11 10  9 10  9  6  3  3  4  5  5
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW CL FW SC SC B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)         2  2  2  2  8  3 13 34 50 72 76 70 69 55 40 49 59 50 42 34 25
PoP 12HR                      0           0          30          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.09        0.02           0
Rain Shwrs                               IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                                IS IS IS IS
Obvis                                 PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     3     3     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2500  3500  1900   200  2900  6500  2400   800  1800  3300
T Wind Dir             NE     E     E     E    SE     S    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             17    12    10     9    14    19    17    12    10     9


Date               Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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            64    91      61    82      51    69      49    67
Temp          68   64 85 83 67   61 78 73 57   51 66 64 53   49 64 63
Dewpt         66   64 66 65 66   61 50 43 41   37 35 39 43   42 44 48
Max/Min RH        100    44     100    28      60    29      75    45
RH            91  100 53 55 96  100 37 33 57   60 31 39 68   75 47 57
Pwind Dir          SE     S       S    NW      NE    NE      NE    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 OV
PoP 12HR            5    20      10    10      10    10      20    20
Rain Shwrs            IS IS                             IS   IS IS IS
Tstms                 IS IS

$$

TXZ247-252215-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
322 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date             Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17
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          61          75          68          77
Temp             56 59 64 66 65 63 62 62 61 65 72 75 73 70 70 69 68 71 75 77 75
Dewpt            47 47 47 47 49 51 54 57 60 63 64 66 67 67 67 67 68 68 68 68 68
Min/Max RH                   50          98          74          98          76
RH               73 65 53 50 56 66 75 86 96 94 76 74 81 88 92 95 98 92 79 76 82
Wind Dir         NE NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd         17 17 13 11 10 10 10 10 10 13 14 14 13 13 13 11  9  9  9  9 10
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW CL FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         1  2  3  3  7  2 15 32 41 68 72 79 71 59 46 53 60 54 49 41 33
PoP 12HR                      0           0          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.07        0.02        0.02
Rain Shwrs                               IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                                IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2
Haines                  4     4     4     4     3     3     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           1900  2300  2400  2800  2100  2400  1100  1700  1700  1300
T Wind Dir             NE     E     E    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             28    19    18    18    23    25    21    20    16    16


Date               Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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            69    78      67    76      56    67      57    66
Temp          71   69 76 75 69   67 75 71 60   56 65 64 59   57 65 65
Dewpt         68   68 70 69 69   67 61 56 52   49 48 49 49   52 52 53
Max/Min RH         98    75     100    55      75    52      82    63
RH            94   98 81 81100  100 63 60 73   75 54 58 68   82 65 67
Pwind Dir           S     S       S    NW       N    NE      NE    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 OV OV
PoP 12HR           10    10      10    30      10    20      20    20
Rain Shwrs                          SC SC         IS IS IS   IS IS IS
Tstms                               SC SC

$$

TXZ234-252215-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
322 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date             Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17
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          50          75          64          82
Temp             45 51 63 68 63 56 53 51 50 56 70 75 72 68 66 65 64 69 78 82 78
Dewpt            39 39 40 41 41 43 45 45 49 56 61 63 65 65 65 65 64 66 67 67 67
Min/Max RH                   37         100          65         100          61
RH               79 63 41 37 45 61 74 78100100 72 65 78 92 97100100 91 68 61 70
Wind Dir          N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd          9 12  9  8  5  5  4  5  4  8 12 12 11 10  9  6  5  8  9  9  8
Heat Index                                                                85
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)         0  0  1  1  3  0  9 16 33 68 73 75 74 65 55 62 68 65 61 49 38
PoP 12HR                      0           0          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.06        0.02        0.02
Rain Shwrs                               IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                                IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Obvis                                 PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     3     4     4     3     4
Mixing Hgt           2200  3000  1500   100  5000  4800  2000  1500  2500  3400
T Wind Dir             NE    NE     E     E    SE    SE     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             18    12     9     9    16    21    17    17    14    14


Date               Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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            66    82      64    78      51    67      50    66
Temp          69   66 79 77 68   64 75 70 56   51 65 63 53   50 64 63
Dewpt         66   66 69 69 68   64 54 49 43   40 40 44 43   43 45 49
Max/Min RH         99    65     100    39      67    39      78    50
RH            89   99 72 75100  100 47 47 63   67 41 50 68   78 51 61
Pwind Dir           S     S       S    NW       N    NE      NE     E
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC B1 B1 SC   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2
PoP 12HR           10    20      10    30      10    10      20    20
Rain Shwrs            IS IS         SC SC               IS   IS IS IS
Tstms                 IS IS         SC SC

$$

TXZ241-252215-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
322 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date             Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17
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                      73          54          82          63          91
Temp             47 54 68 73 68 60 57 55 54 61 76 82 77 69 66 64 63 70 86 91 84
Dewpt            39 40 39 39 43 47 50 53 54 61 62 63 64 64 64 64 63 64 64 64 65
Min/Max RH                   29         100          54         100          41
RH               74 58 35 29 40 62 76 93100 98 63 54 65 84 93100100 81 49 41 52
Wind Dir         NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  E
Wind Spd          8 11 10  9  9  4  5  4  4  8 12 11 10 10 10  8  5  5  6  8  9
Heat Index                                                                93 86
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)         3  3  3  3  9  9 27 41 51 73 77 74 65 51 36 47 58 46 33 29 24
PoP 12HR                      0           5          30          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.09           0           0
Rain Shwrs                               IS IS SC SC
Obvis                                 PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     3     3     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2600  3600  2000   300  5600  5300  2200   800  1900  3500
T Wind Dir             NE     E     E     E    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             18    16    10     8    16    20    14    11    11    10


Date               Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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            65    93      64    85      52    71      51    68
Temp          70   65 88 85 70   64 81 76 59   52 68 66 55   51 66 64
Dewpt         67   65 66 64 67   64 54 45 44   40 37 42 46   45 48 50
Max/Min RH        100    39     100    29      62    31      78    50
RH            89  100 48 50 90  100 40 34 58   62 32 42 70   78 53 60
Pwind Dir          SE     S       S    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC B1 SC FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 OV OV
PoP 12HR            5    20      10    20      10    10      20    20
Rain Shwrs            IS IS         IS IS               IS   IS IS IS
Tstms                 IS IS         IS IS

$$

TXZ229-252215-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
322 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date             Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17
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                      73          51          79          60          91
Temp             46 54 68 73 67 58 55 53 51 59 74 79 74 66 64 61 60 68 85 91 83
Dewpt            35 35 34 33 35 39 42 44 49 53 59 59 58 60 61 61 60 58 55 51 48
Min/Max RH                   23          92          49         100          25
RH               63 48 28 23 31 48 61 73 92 80 59 49 57 80 92100100 70 37 25 30
Wind Dir         NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SW NW  N  E
Wind Spd          6 11  9  8  6  6  6  4  5  8  9  9  5  6  8  5  3  3  3  3  3
Clouds           FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         6  1  1  3  9 11 11 46 62 73 74 68 33 36 40 49 58 44 29 19  9
PoP 12HR                      0           0          20          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.04           0           0
Rain Shwrs                               IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     3     2     4     4     3     4     5
Mixing Hgt           2700  3500  2100   300  2700  2700  1700   400  1500  2600
T Wind Dir             NE     E     E     E    SE     S    SE    SE     S    NE
T Wind Spd             17    13    11     9    13    16     6     3     5     3


Date               Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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            62    92      60    83      50    71      50    69
Temp          68   62 86 84 66   60 79 74 57   50 68 65 54   50 66 64
Dewpt         61   62 61 52 58   54 39 34 38   33 30 32 38   39 39 44
Max/Min RH        100    29      85    18      53    22      67    37
RH            80  100 43 33 76   82 23 23 50   52 25 29 55   67 38 48
Pwind Dir          SE     S      SE     N      NE    NE       E     E
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC FW FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2
PoP 12HR            5    10       5     5      10    10      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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