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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
345 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

TXZ245-182215-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
345 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date             Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18
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                      73          64          75          65          74
Temp             62 64 71 73 69 65 66 66 64 66 73 73 72 69 67 66 65 68 73 74 71
Dewpt            62 63 64 65 64 63 63 64 64 64 66 66 65 65 64 64 64 64 67 67 66
Min/Max RH                   77          98          75          94          79
RH              100 96 79 78 86 93 91 94 98 94 78 77 80 89 92 93 94 89 85 79 85
Wind Dir          E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S SE SE  S  S SE
Wind Spd          4  5  8  9  9 10 10 10 10 11 14 13 12 12 13 11 11 11 12 11 10
Clouds           B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV
Clouds(%)        78 78 68 68 56 66 63 81 72 75 72 76 84 83 79 84 87 87 92 87 89
PoP 12HR                     20          10          20          20          50
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0        0.02        0.02        0.05
Rain Shwrs       IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC NM
Tstms                                                IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC NM
Obvis                                                 F  F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
Haines                  4     5     5     4     4     3     4     4     4     3
Mixing Hgt            500   900   700   600  1200  1100   500   700   800   700
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE     S
T Wind Spd             10    16    17    17    20    24    19    19    24    20


Date               Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
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            64    69      51    61      57    70      60    70
Temp          66   64 68 64 54   51 59 60 58   57 67 67 62   60 68 67
Dewpt         64   63 64 58 51   49 54 57 58   57 61 62 61   60 62 61
Max/Min RH         99    76      94    84     100    76     100    77
RH            95   99 88 79 90   93 85 91100  100 82 84 99  100 84 81
Pwind Dir          SE    SE      NE    NE       E    SE      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV   OV B2 OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2
PoP 12HR           60    70      70    40      30    30      20    20
Rain Shwrs    NM   NM NM NM NM   NM SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS IS IS
Tstms         NM   NM NM NM IS   IS IS IS         IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-182215-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
345 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date             Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18
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                      79          65          84          67          80
Temp             63 64 74 79 75 69 67 66 65 69 80 84 79 73 70 68 67 71 78 80 76
Dewpt            63 64 64 64 63 63 64 65 64 65 64 63 64 66 66 66 65 65 67 66 67
Min/Max RH                   60          98          50          93          62
RH              100100 71 60 66 82 88 96 97 85 57 50 61 79 86 91 93 83 69 62 73
Wind Dir          E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd          4  5  9 11 12 11  9  9  9 11 16 16 14 13 14 13 11 10 12 10  9
Heat Index                                     82                         83
Clouds           B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2
Clouds(%)        82 83 73 61 45 61 73 83 78 78 70 71 76 82 85 91 94 94 96 84 74
PoP 12HR                     20          10          20          20          50
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0        0.02        0.02        0.05
Rain Shwrs       IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC NM
Tstms                                                IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC NM
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
Haines                  3     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     3
Mixing Hgt           2300  2500  1600  1500  2600  4400  2000  1600  2900  2700
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE
T Wind Spd             11    20    20    16    21    28    27    33    26    20


Date               Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
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            64    71      47    59      53    73      59    74
Temp          67   64 69 64 52   47 57 58 54   53 69 69 62   59 71 71
Dewpt         65   62 62 55 46   45 49 53 54   53 60 61 61   59 61 61
Max/Min RH         98    67      90    74     100    67     100    65
RH            93   94 76 72 81   90 75 85 98  100 74 76 96  100 71 73
Pwind Dir          SE    SE       N    NE      NE    SE      SE    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV B2 B2 B1   B2 B2 B2
PoP 12HR           60    70      60    30      30    30      20    20
Rain Shwrs    NM   NM NM NM NM   NM SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS IS IS
Tstms         NM   NM NM NM IS   IS IS IS         IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-182215-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
345 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date             Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18
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                      70          64          71          65          73
Temp             62 64 69 70 67 66 66 65 64 65 70 71 69 67 66 65 65 67 71 73 70
Dewpt            62 63 63 63 63 62 63 63 63 63 64 64 64 64 64 63 63 63 66 65 65
Min/Max RH                   79          95          80          93          77
RH               98 95 81 79 86 89 91 93 95 94 81 80 83 90 93 93 93 88 85 77 84
Wind Dir         SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE
Wind Spd          5  5  8  9 10 11 11 11 10 11 13 13 12 12 13 12 12 11 11 11 11
Clouds           B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2
Clouds(%)        74 76 67 69 52 64 60 79 70 73 71 77 81 82 77 82 84 86 91 86 84
PoP 12HR                     20          10          20          10          40
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0        0.02           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs       IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS             SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                                                            SC SC SC SC SC
Obvis            F+ F+  F  F PF PF PF PF PF           F  F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
Haines                  4     5     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     3
Mixing Hgt            300   300   600   400   400   400   300   500   500   300
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE     S
T Wind Spd             11    16    19    19    21    23    19    17    18    16


Date               Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
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            63    68      53    61      58    69      60    68
Temp          65   63 67 64 56   53 59 60 58   58 67 67 62   60 67 66
Dewpt         63   62 64 59 53   51 55 58 58   58 61 61 61   60 62 61
Max/Min RH         97    80      94    86     100    77     100    80
RH            94   97 89 83 92   94 86 92 99  100 81 83 98  100 86 83
Pwind Dir          SE    SE      NE    NE       E    SE      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2   OV B2 B2 OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2
PoP 12HR           50    60      70    40      20    20      20    20
Rain Shwrs    SC   SC NM NM NM   NM SC SC IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS
Tstms         SC   SC NM NM IS   IS IS IS         IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-182215-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
345 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date             Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18
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                      76          64          79          66          76
Temp             60 62 72 76 71 67 65 65 64 67 77 78 75 70 68 67 66 69 74 76 73
Dewpt            60 62 63 64 64 63 62 64 64 65 65 65 65 65 65 64 64 65 68 68 67
Min/Max RH                   66         100          63          94          75
RH               99 97 73 66 78 86 91 95100 92 66 64 71 84 88 91 94 88 80 75 82
Wind Dir          E  E SE  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd          5  4  9 11 11 10 10 10  9 11 16 16 16 13 14 13 12 11 13 12 12
Clouds           B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
Clouds(%)        81 85 77 69 61 70 73 84 79 80 77 78 86 87 86 85 90 88 96 91 92
PoP 12HR                     20          10          20          20          50
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0        0.02        0.02        0.10
Rain Shwrs       IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC NM
Tstms                                                IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC NM
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
Haines                  3     5     4     4     5     3     4     4     4     3
Mixing Hgt           1100  2000  1300  1000  2200  2300  1400  1400  1800  2100
T Wind Dir              E    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             10    19    18    17    23    27    24    26    26    25


Date               Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
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            64    69      48    61      55    72      60    72
Temp          67   64 68 64 52   48 59 60 56   55 69 69 62   60 70 69
Dewpt         64   63 63 55 47   46 51 56 56   55 61 61 62   60 62 61
Max/Min RH         96    70      91    75     100    69     100    69
RH            91   96 84 72 81   91 75 88 97  100 76 77 97  100 77 76
Pwind Dir          SE    SE       N     N       E    SE      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 OV B2
PoP 12HR           60    80      60    40      30    30      20    20
Rain Shwrs    NM   NM NM NM NM   NM SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS IS IS
Tstms         NM   NM NM NM IS   IS IS IS         IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ241-182215-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
345 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date             Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18
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                      82          65          85          67          83
Temp             62 66 77 82 75 69 67 66 65 69 82 85 80 73 70 68 67 71 80 83 78
Dewpt            62 65 64 63 63 63 64 64 63 64 64 63 65 66 66 65 64 65 67 66 67
Min/Max RH                   54          95          48          90          57
RH              100 97 64 54 66 83 90 95 94 85 55 48 60 78 85 90 90 80 66 57 70
Wind Dir         SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S SE  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd          5  6 10 14 14 12 11 11 10 13 18 18 16 13 14 13 13 12 13 12 11
Heat Index                                           82                   85
Clouds           B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2
Clouds(%)        80 81 66 52 33 58 73 81 69 75 73 66 71 81 81 88 93 89 94 77 74
PoP 12HR                     20          10          20          10          50
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.02           0        0.03
Rain Shwrs       IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS             SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                                                            SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
Haines                  4     4     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     3
Mixing Hgt           2200  2200  1500  1400  2900  4400  2300  1800  2900  3800
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             13    25    21    19    26    32    24    32    33    23


Date               Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
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            65    74      51    63      56    76      61    77
Temp          69   65 72 68 56   51 61 61 58   56 72 72 64   61 74 73
Dewpt         66   64 62 58 51   48 52 56 56   56 61 61 61   61 61 61
Max/Min RH         96    64      90    72     100    61     100    59
RH            91   96 72 72 84   90 73 82 96  100 68 70 93  100 65 67
Pwind Dir          SE    SE      NE    NE      NE    SE      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2
PoP 12HR           50    70      70    40      20    20      20    20
Rain Shwrs    SC   SC NM NM NM   NM SC SC IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS
Tstms         SC   SC NM NM IS   IS IS IS         IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ229-182215-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
345 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date             Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18
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                      82          65          86          67          83
Temp             62 62 73 79 77 70 69 66 65 67 78 85 81 73 71 68 67 71 80 83 78
Dewpt            59 61 62 64 61 61 62 62 62 63 63 61 59 62 64 64 64 65 66 62 61
Min/Max RH                   54          92          42          89          49
RH               92 95 69 59 58 72 78 87 92 89 61 43 48 68 80 87 89 79 62 49 57
Wind Dir          E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd          6  6  8 10 11 11 10  9  8 10 12 11 10 14 14 11  9 10 10  6  5
Heat Index                                                             82
Clouds           OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        88 92 78 74 70 60 67 82 74 73 65 74 72 74 80 88 91 91 85 69 67
PoP 12HR                     20          10          20          30          50
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0        0.02        0.06        0.05
Rain Shwrs       IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM
Tstms                                                SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     3     3
Haines                  2     3     2     4     4     4     5     5     3     3
Mixing Hgt           1000  2600  2100  1500  2500  4200  1700  1700  2900  3000
T Wind Dir              E    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             12    18    19    16    18    20    29    23    19    11


Date               Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
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            63    70      47    58      52    72      58    74
Temp          67   63 69 64 52   47 56 57 53   52 68 68 60   58 71 69
Dewpt         63   62 60 52 44   43 47 49 50   51 57 58 58   58 60 57
Max/Min RH         96    61      86    70      97    61     100    59
RH            86   96 74 64 75   85 73 77 90   97 68 69 93  100 69 64
Pwind Dir          SE    NW      NE    NE      NE    SE      SE     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B2 B2 B2 B1   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B1   B2 B2 B2
PoP 12HR           60    60      30    30      30    30      20    20
Rain Shwrs    NM   NM NM NM SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS IS IS
Tstms         NM   NM NM NM IS   IS IS IS         IS IS 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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