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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
304 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

TXZ245-211015-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
304 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date           02/20/17      Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu
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                      56          80          53          76          60
Temp             67 63 62 59 56 60 73 80 72 64 60 55 59 63 72 76 72 65 63 61 60
Dewpt            63 61 59 56 53 52 53 50 54 55 54 52 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 60 60
Max/Min RH                   93          35         100          52          99
RH               86 92 89 88 89 75 50 35 53 73 80 91 86 74 56 52 63 81 89 95 99
Wind Dir          S SW  S SW  W NW NW NW NW NW  N NW NW NW  W  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd          3  5  6  4  9 12 14 16  9  6  4  5  4  3  0  4  5  6  6  6  6
Heat Index                                                    80
Clouds           B1 FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW CL CL FW CL
Clouds(%)        59 20 20 19  9  0  0  0  5  4  3  3 12 10  9  4  7  5  4 10  3
PoP 12HR                      5           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs
Tstms
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt            900   400  5200  5900   400   200  2200  2500   200   200
T Wind Dir             SW     W    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              9    14    28    27    16    11     5     8    11    12


Date           02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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          77      63    77      57    70      60    73      66    74
Temp          73 73 65   63 74 72 61   57 67 67 62   60 70 71 67   66 73 72
Dewpt         62 62 64   63 59 54 48   46 50 52 54   58 62 63 65   64 60 62
Min/Max RH       61     100    49      68    52      95    72      94    63
RH            69 70 95  100 59 54 62   68 54 58 75   94 76 77 93   92 65 72
Pwind Dir         S       S    NW      NE    NE       E    SE       S    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   FW FW CL CL   CL CL FW FW   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       5     5       5     5       5    20      20    20
Rain Shwrs                                              IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-211015-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
304 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date           02/20/17      Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu
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                      52          85          50          83          53
Temp             72 61 58 54 52 58 74 84 76 62 56 52 53 61 77 83 75 63 59 55 53
Dewpt            46 48 51 47 45 48 41 43 43 48 47 45 48 46 44 44 46 49 51 50 48
Max/Min RH                   81          23          89          25          85
RH               40 61 77 77 77 71 30 23 32 60 72 77 84 57 31 25 35 60 76 83 85
Wind Dir         SW  S SW  W  W NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NW  W  S SW SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd          3  4  5  5  8 11 14 13  4  2  2  2  3  1  2  3  3  4  5  5  5
Clouds           FW CL FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        13  4  7 10  5  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  4  1  4  3  2  2  1
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     6     6     6     6     5     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           2400   200  5100  5500   300   200  2400  3800   200   200
T Wind Dir              W     W    NW    NW     N    NW     W    SW    SE     S
T Wind Spd             10    16    29    20     5     6     3     6     8     9


Date           02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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          88      57    84      49    75      55    78      61    80
Temp          81 79 62   57 78 75 56   49 70 70 59   55 73 73 65   61 76 75
Dewpt         50 50 58   57 42 38 36   37 39 44 49   54 59 59 63   58 52 58
Min/Max RH       27     100    20      62    29      98    53      96    42
RH            35 36 86  100 27 26 47   62 33 39 69   97 61 60 94   89 44 56
Pwind Dir         S       S    NW      NE    NE       E    SE      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   FW FW CL CL   CL CL FW FW   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     5       5     0       5    10      10    10

$$

TXZ247-211015-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
304 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date           02/20/17      Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu
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                      60          79          58          73          63
Temp             67 66 65 63 60 64 73 79 73 68 65 61 61 65 71 73 71 66 65 64 63
Dewpt            62 62 61 57 55 54 54 52 55 56 56 54 57 57 57 58 59 60 60 61 61
Max/Min RH                   88          40          92          58          94
RH               84 87 86 81 82 71 51 40 54 67 74 78 86 76 61 58 67 79 86 90 94
Wind Dir         SE SW  S SW  W NW NW NW NW NW  N NW  N NW  N  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd          3  6  8  6 11 14 13 16 10  8  6  6  5  4  1  4  5  8  9  9  8
Clouds           B1 FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW CL CL FW CL
Clouds(%)        55 19 19 19  9  0  0  0  5  4  3  3 12 10  8  3  7  5  3 10  2
PoP 12HR                      5           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs
Tstms
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           1200   700  2800  5300   500   300  1800  1700   300   400
T Wind Dir             SW     W    NW    NW    NW     N     N    SE     S     S
T Wind Spd             10    19    28    27    18    14     6     8    13    16


Date           02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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      65    76      61    69      63    72      67    73
Temp          72 72 67   65 74 72 63   61 68 68 64   63 70 71 68   67 71 71
Dewpt         63 63 65   65 61 57 51   50 53 54 56   60 63 64 66   65 61 62
Min/Max RH       68     100    57      67    57      92    76      96    68
RH            73 74 94  100 65 61 65   67 59 62 75   91 79 81 95   94 70 75
Pwind Dir         S       S    NW      NE    NE       E    SE       S    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW   FW FW CL CL   CL FW FW FW   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       5     5       5     5       5    10      20    20
Rain Shwrs                                                    IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-211015-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
304 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date           02/20/17      Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu
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          79          47          79          55
Temp             66 61 59 57 55 60 72 79 70 58 53 49 54 61 74 79 72 63 59 56 55
Dewpt            59 58 56 53 51 51 50 49 52 53 51 49 51 51 52 53 54 55 56 55 55
Max/Min RH                   89          35         100          40         100
RH               79 89 87 87 86 72 47 35 52 82 92100 88 71 46 40 52 76 88 96100
Wind Dir          S  S  S SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd          4  4  5  6  6 12 13 16  6  4  4  4  3  2  2  4  4  5  4  4  4
Clouds           SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)        47 21 20 19  9  0  0  0  5  4  3  3  9  8  8  3  7  8  8 13  4
PoP 12HR                      5           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs
Tstms
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           1000   400  5000  5900   300   200  2400  3400   100   100
T Wind Dir             SW     W    NW    NW    NW    NW     W    SW     S     S
T Wind Spd              9    13    26    25    12     9     4     6     9     8


Date           02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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          81      59    80      50    72      54    75      64    76
Temp          76 75 64   59 76 72 55   50 68 67 57   54 71 72 66   64 73 72
Dewpt         61 60 62   59 53 47 39   38 44 48 47   54 60 62 64   62 57 61
Min/Max RH       50     100    36      64    40     100    61      95    55
RH            60 59 95  100 46 42 54   64 43 49 70  100 68 69 93   92 57 67
Pwind Dir         S       S    NW       N    NE       E    SE       S    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL FW   FW FW CL CL   CL CL FW FW   SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       5     5       5     5       5    20      20    20
Rain Shwrs                                              IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ241-211015-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
304 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date           02/20/17      Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu
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                      52          87          49          85          54
Temp             71 61 58 54 52 59 77 86 78 63 56 52 54 63 79 85 77 64 60 57 54
Dewpt            46 49 51 47 45 48 39 39 41 46 47 44 46 45 44 44 45 49 52 52 50
Max/Min RH                   81          18          87          24          84
RH               42 64 77 77 77 68 25 19 26 55 71 75 75 53 30 24 32 57 75 82 84
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  W NW NW NW  N NW  N NW NW  W  S SW SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd          4  4  5  9  8 12 17 17  8  3  3  2  3  1  1  2  4  5  4  5  5
Clouds           SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        29 14 17 19  9  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  5  4  4  2  4  3  1  3  1
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs
Tstms
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     6     6     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           3000   200  5900  6700   300   200  2700  4100   200   200
T Wind Dir              W     W    NW     N     N    NW     W    SW    SE     S
T Wind Spd             10    17    32    27    12     8     3     5     9     9


Date           02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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          88      59    85      52    77      58    80      63    81
Temp          82 80 65   59 80 76 59   52 72 72 61   58 76 76 66   63 77 76
Dewpt         52 53 59   59 49 41 39   40 43 48 54   58 60 60 64   59 54 59
Min/Max RH       29     100    24      62    33     100    50      92    42
RH            36 39 82  100 33 28 48   62 35 43 76  100 58 59 91   86 44 55
Pwind Dir         S       S    NW      NE    NE       E    SE      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL FW CL CL   CL CL FW FW   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     5       5     5       5    10      10    10

$$

TXZ229-211015-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
304 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date           02/20/17      Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu
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                      50          87          50          86          53
Temp             78 66 63 57 50 57 77 85 82 65 57 53 52 61 79 86 77 64 60 56 53
Dewpt            38 41 42 40 39 43 34 34 35 39 40 39 43 41 39 38 37 39 41 43 43
Max/Min RH                   72          15          74          18          68
RH               24 40 46 53 66 60 21 16 19 38 52 60 73 48 24 18 23 39 51 61 68
Wind Dir          W SW  W NW  W NW NW NW NW  W NE  E NW  S  S SW  S SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd          4  3  6  4  6  6 10 11  2  2  2  2  1  1  5  4  4  4  5  4  4
Clouds           FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         7  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  0
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     6     5     6     6     5     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt            400   200  5300  8400   300   200  2600  4200   200   200
T Wind Dir              W     W    NW    NW     N     N     S     S    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             12    13    20    13     5     4     4     8     8     8


Date           02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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          91      55    84      49    76      54    81      60    81
Temp          83 81 62   55 78 75 56   49 71 70 59   54 75 75 64   60 77 75
Dewpt         42 39 50   50 33 28 32   34 35 36 45   54 58 54 60   54 48 51
Min/Max RH       17      86    13      56    22      98    43      89    32
RH            24 22 64   84 19 18 40   56 26 29 61   97 55 48 86   82 37 43
Pwind Dir         S      SE     N      NE     E       E    SE      SE     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   SC B1 SC FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       5     0       5    10      10    10

$$

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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