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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
353 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

TXZ245-302215-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
353 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Date             Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17            Sat 04/01/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      78          61          85          71          81
Temp          64 60 64 73 78 75 64 62 62 62 75 85 82 78 73 71 71 71 73 79 81 76
Dewpt         58 53 53 49 51 54 58 60 60 62 65 64 65 68 69 70 70 70 71 72 72 72
Min/Max RH                   39         100          50         100          75
RH            89 80 68 43 40 48 81 93 97100 72 50 57 71 89 97 96 96 93 80 75 87
Wind Dir      NW  N  N  N NW  N  S  S SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE
Wind Spd       9 13 13  9  8  2  5  4  5  9 11 13 14 13 13 13 13 12 14 16 14 13
Heat Index                                        84                   85
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     54 54 54  3  2  1  0  0  2  1  1  1  2 13 27 41 48 55 61 68 65 62
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.06
Rain Shwrs                                                       IS IS IS IS SC
Tstms                                                            IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  4     5     5     5     4     5     5     5     5     3
Mixing Hgt           3600  4700  2300   400  2600  2400  1200  1700  2900  3000
T Wind Dir              N    NW    SW     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             25     9     8    18    26    27    24    23    26    26


Date          Sun 04/02/17 Mon 04/03/17 Tue 04/04/17 Wed 04/05/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            72      80      64      81      67      82      69      80
Temp          72 72 78 72 65 64 77 74 69 68 79 75 70 69 78 73
Dewpt         72 71 71 67 61 56 58 61 62 64 66 67 67 66 61 61
Max/Min RH        100      70      93      49      92      60      93      52
RH            98 98 80 83 86 75 52 63 79 89 65 75 92 89 56 68
Pwind Dir          SE       S      NW       W       S       S       S      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           30      40      10       5       5      10      10      10
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC
Tstms         SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-302215-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
353 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Date             Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17            Sat 04/01/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      81          55          92          67          88
Temp          59 57 65 77 81 79 69 61 58 56 72 87 92 86 74 70 69 67 73 84 88 84
Dewpt         49 47 47 46 44 47 45 50 52 54 60 56 52 58 63 65 65 64 65 67 67 67
Min/Max RH                   27          93          26          95          50
RH            67 69 54 34 27 32 42 66 81 93 67 35 26 39 70 82 87 90 77 57 50 58
Wind Dir       N  N NW NW NW SW SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd       8 10 10  8  4  1  3  5  6  6 11 13 16 14 11 11 10 10 10 10  8 10
Heat Index                                                             88 91
Clouds        SC SC SC CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
Clouds(%)     41 41 41  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  1  2  2 12 27 42 48 55 61 67 55 43
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.06
Rain Shwrs                                                       SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                                                            SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
Haines                  4     6     6     4     5     5     5     5     3     3
Mixing Hgt           4300  4700  2100   300  3900  5600  1900  1300  4500  4800
T Wind Dir             NW     W     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             20     9     9    16    24    29    21    18    18    16


Date          Sun 04/02/17 Mon 04/03/17 Tue 04/04/17 Wed 04/05/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            69      85      58      87      62      91      64      87
Temp          72 69 82 79 63 59 81 82 66 63 85 85 69 65 83 81
Dewpt         69 69 67 53 53 49 50 52 47 54 57 58 63 61 53 52
Max/Min RH        100      38      72      30      77      32      92      30
RH            93100 60 41 70 72 34 36 49 74 39 40 82 89 36 36
Pwind Dir          SE      NW      NW       W       S       S      SE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2 SC SC FW CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           40      60       5       5       5       5       5      10
Rain Shwrs    SC SC NM NM
Tstms         SC SC NM NM

$$

TXZ247-302215-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
353 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Date             Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17            Sat 04/01/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      77          65          80          72          80
Temp          66 62 65 73 77 74 65 66 67 65 74 80 78 76 74 73 72 72 74 78 79 75
Dewpt         61 55 54 50 52 56 59 61 62 64 66 65 67 68 70 71 71 71 71 72 72 72
Min/Max RH                   41          96          62          98          77
RH            91 78 68 45 42 55 80 85 87 96 77 62 69 80 89 94 94 97 90 81 80 91
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N NW SE  S SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE
Wind Spd      11 17 16  9  8  2  6  5  8 12 11 12 13 13 16 14 16 13 14 16 14 13
Heat Index                                                             80
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     54 54 54  5  3  1  0  0  2  1  1  2  3 14 27 40 47 55 61 68 63 59
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.05
Rain Shwrs                                                       IS IS IS IS SC
Tstms                                                            IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  4     5     5     5     4     5     5     5     5     3
Mixing Hgt           3100  4200  1400   900  1600  1600  1400  2000  2800  2000
T Wind Dir              N     E    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             25     9     9    24    27    26    27    26    26    26


Date          Sun 04/02/17 Mon 04/03/17 Tue 04/04/17 Wed 04/05/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            72      80      66      80      69      80      70      79
Temp          73 72 78 72 68 66 77 74 71 69 78 75 72 70 77 72
Dewpt         72 72 72 67 62 59 59 62 63 66 68 68 68 67 63 64
Max/Min RH         99      75      90      50      89      67      92      59
RH            99 99 81 85 81 76 53 67 78 89 71 81 90 89 62 75
Pwind Dir          SE       S      NW       W       S       S       S      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW
PoP 12HR           30      40      10       5       5      10      10      10
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC
Tstms         SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ234-302215-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
353 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Date             Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17            Sat 04/01/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      78          57          86          67          82
Temp          59 56 63 74 78 75 67 60 58 58 72 84 86 81 72 69 69 68 72 79 82 78
Dewpt         53 50 50 50 50 53 51 54 54 56 63 58 56 62 66 67 67 67 68 70 71 71
Min/Max RH                   37          93          35         100          69
RH            80 80 64 44 37 46 57 82 89 92 72 41 37 53 83 92 93 94 87 73 69 77
Wind Dir      NW NW NW  N NW NW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE
Wind Spd       8 11 12  9  6  2  3  5  5  4  8 14 17 12 10 10  9  9 12 14 14 13
Heat Index                                                             85 85
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1
Clouds(%)     53 53 53  2  1  1  0  0  2  1  0  0  1  6 25 43 49 55 64 73 71 69
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.10
Rain Shwrs                                                       SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                                                            SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
Haines                  4     5     5     5     4     5     5     5     5     3
Mixing Hgt           4000  4400  1700   200  4000  4000  1300  1300  2800  4000
T Wind Dir             NW     W     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             21     9     9    11    20    28    18    16    23    25


Date          Sun 04/02/17 Mon 04/03/17 Tue 04/04/17 Wed 04/05/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            70      81      59      82      63      85      65      83
Temp          72 71 79 75 63 61 79 77 66 64 82 80 68 66 80 76
Dewpt         70 70 71 66 59 54 58 59 58 60 63 64 66 64 57 57
Max/Min RH        100      67      94      45      90      48      94      40
RH            93 97 74 74 87 78 49 55 75 84 53 59 92 91 45 51
Pwind Dir          SE      SW      NW       W       S       S      SE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           40      60      20       5       5      10      10      10
Rain Shwrs    SC SC NM NM IS IS
Tstms         SC SC NM NM IS IS

$$

TXZ241-302215-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
353 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Date             Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17            Sat 04/01/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      83          55          92          68          90
Temp          62 57 66 78 83 81 68 59 56 56 72 87 92 85 74 70 68 69 76 86 90 84
Dewpt         49 47 47 44 43 44 47 55 56 56 62 56 54 60 64 65 65 65 65 66 66 67
Min/Max RH                   24         100          28          97          46
RH            68 68 50 30 24 28 47 88 98 99 71 36 29 43 71 85 88 88 69 51 46 56
Wind Dir       N  N  N NW NW  N  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd       6 13 13 10  5  2  4  4  6  6 11 16 17 16 11 11 11 11 11 11 10 13
Heat Index                                                             89 92 86
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)     54 54 54  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  1  3  3 17 29 41 48 55 58 60 49 39
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs                                                       IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                                            IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  4     6     6     4     5     5     5     5     3     4
Mixing Hgt           4000  6100  2500   200  4200  5400  1800  1400  4600  4800
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE
T Wind Spd             25     8     5    13    24    31    20    20    20    20


Date          Sun 04/02/17 Mon 04/03/17 Tue 04/04/17 Wed 04/05/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            71      89      60      89      64      92      66      88
Temp          72 71 86 81 63 62 84 82 66 65 87 85 68 67 84 80
Dewpt         68 70 64 51 52 49 48 50 49 57 58 59 64 63 55 54
Max/Min RH         99      32      70      25      74      32      94      32
RH            89 96 49 36 67 63 28 32 54 74 37 42 86 87 36 41
Pwind Dir          SE       W      NW       W       S       S      SE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           20      30       5       5       5       5       5      10
Rain Shwrs    IS IS SC SC
Tstms         IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ229-302215-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
353 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Date             Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17            Sat 04/01/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      83          59          95          66          91
Temp          59 55 64 76 83 81 70 65 62 59 72 85 94 92 77 73 68 67 73 83 90 89
Dewpt         44 44 44 43 41 40 42 43 45 49 55 52 49 52 57 59 62 63 63 62 59 57
Min/Max RH                   22          69          21          90          33
RH            56 66 47 31 23 24 36 44 53 69 56 32 22 26 49 63 81 89 72 48 35 34
Wind Dir      NW NW NW NW  W  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S NW  E
Wind Spd       6  4  6  5  3  5  4  6  6  5 10 11 13 13 13 13  9  9  6  5  4  8
Heat Index                                                             85
Clouds        FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC B1 SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)     12 12 12  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  2  1  8 16 25 40 55 44 33 29 24
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.03
Rain Shwrs                                                       IS IS IS IS SC
Tstms                                                            IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  5     6     6     4     5     6     6     4     3     5
Mixing Hgt           4400  7400  3100   200  4800  6500  3400  1400  4600  5200
T Wind Dir             NW    SW     S    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S     N
T Wind Spd             11    10    13    14    23    27    24    17    11    10


Date          Sun 04/02/17 Mon 04/03/17 Tue 04/04/17 Wed 04/05/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            67      85      58      88      63      91      63      88
Temp          72 67 79 83 64 58 79 86 68 63 82 89 69 63 80 85
Dewpt         64 66 59 46 50 48 46 43 42 51 53 50 50 54 44 43
Max/Min RH         99      27      71      21      67      25      71      21
RH            75 98 50 27 61 70 31 23 38 64 36 26 51 71 28 23
Pwind Dir           E       N      NW       W      SE       S      SE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC B2 B2 SC SC FW CL CL FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           40      50       0       0       5       5       0       5
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC
Tstms         SC SC SC SC

$$

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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