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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
343 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

TXZ245-101015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
343 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

DATE           12/09/16      SAT 12/10/16            SUN 12/11/16            MON
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          60          60          73          65
TEMP             46 45 45 44 44 45 53 59 60 61 61 61 62 64 71 73 70 68 67 66 65
DEWPT            34 37 40 40 43 45 52 56 58 57 61 59 60 63 64 65 66 66 67 65 65
MAX/MIN RH                  100          82          99          77         100
RH               63 74 83 86 96100 98 91 92 89 99 93 97 95 80 78 88 95100100100
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD          9  8  9  9  9  9 10  9  9  8  9  6  6  8 13 11  9  8  6  4  3
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        76 73 72 72 82 74 86 82 90 95 75 79 72 73 66 68 70 56 46 52 57
POP 12HR                      5          20          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.04        0.04           0
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           2100  1000  1500  2100   500   500  1000  1500   500   400
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE     E    SE     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             14    16    16    16    14    12    13    17    16     8


DATE           12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16
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          73      64    72      63    71      51    56      50    60
TEMP          72 69 65   64 71 69 65   63 69 63 55   51 55 53 51   50 58 57
DEWPT         67 67 65   64 65 65 64   61 63 58 53   44 42 45 48   49 55 55
MIN/MAX RH       81     100    80      96    71      95    62     100    85
RH            86 92100  100 84 89 96   95 80 84 95   77 62 74 90   97 89 94
PWIND DIR         S       S     S      SE     E      NE    NE      NE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10      10    10      10    10      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                                      IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-101015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
343 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

DATE           12/09/16      SAT 12/10/16            SUN 12/11/16            MON
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                      39          54          53          73          61
TEMP             44 42 40 39 39 41 49 54 54 54 53 53 53 58 70 73 68 65 63 62 61
DEWPT            24 28 27 30 30 35 39 45 48 50 53 53 53 58 64 65 65 65 63 62 61
MAX/MIN RH                   80          66         100          75         100
RH               45 59 61 71 69 79 68 72 82 87 98100100100 82 75 88100100100100
WIND DIR         NE  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD          4  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  2  3  3  5 11  8  5  5  5  3  2
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        68 61 65 70 80 73 90 87 93 98 86 76 77 72 63 54 41 26 40 42 44
POP 12HR                      0          10          20          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                                          PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     2     3     5     5     4
MIXING HGT            500   800   900   900   500   400  1200  1900   300   600
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE     E     S     S    SE     E     S
T WIND SPD              6     8     8     8     5     4     8     6     4     4


DATE           12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16
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      60    75      59    75      47    55      46    61
TEMP          73 70 63   60 73 69 62   59 72 64 52   47 53 51 48   46 58 57
DEWPT         66 64 62   60 64 63 59   57 62 55 47   37 36 39 42   43 51 52
MIN/MAX RH       68     100    68      95    57      83    51      93    72
RH            77 82 96  100 74 81 89   95 70 71 81   68 52 62 80   90 76 83
PWIND DIR         S      SE    SE       E     E      NE    NE      NE     E
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   SC B1 SC SC   SC B1 SC SC   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         10       5    10       5    10      10    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-101015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
343 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

DATE           12/09/16      SAT 12/10/16            SUN 12/11/16            MON
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          62          62          72          67
TEMP             49 48 48 47 47 48 51 60 62 63 63 64 64 66 71 72 70 68 68 67 67
DEWPT            37 42 44 45 47 48 51 58 59 59 62 61 61 63 65 65 66 66 67 66 67
MAX/MIN RH                   98          80          99          80         100
RH               65 78 84 92 98100100 92 90 87 99 90 92 90 82 80 89 92 98 97100
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD         12 11 11 11 10 11 11 11 10 11 11  9  9  8 12 10  9  9  9  5  3
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        83 80 77 73 83 74 86 83 91 94 73 78 71 71 66 65 69 54 46 51 57
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.05        0.03           0
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           3000  1900  2500  2400  1700   800   400   400   300   300
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE     E    SE     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             19    19    19    20    19    16    11    13    12     8


DATE           12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16
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          72      65    72      64    71      53    58      53    61
TEMP          71 69 67   65 71 69 66   64 70 64 57   53 57 56 54   53 60 58
DEWPT         68 67 67   65 66 66 66   63 64 60 56   48 45 48 51   52 56 56
MIN/MAX RH       84     100    82      99    74      98    64      99    84
RH            89 92100  100 85 91 99   96 82 85 97   81 65 75 91   97 88 93
PWIND DIR         S       S     S      SE     E      NE    NE      NE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10      10    10      10    10      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                                      IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-101015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
343 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

DATE           12/09/16      SAT 12/10/16            SUN 12/11/16            MON
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                      38          55          55          74          64
TEMP             44 41 40 39 40 43 50 55 55 55 55 55 55 60 71 74 70 67 66 64 64
DEWPT            29 31 31 31 33 37 45 50 53 54 55 55 55 60 64 65 66 65 65 63 64
MAX/MIN RH                   92          65         100          74         100
RH               55 67 70 73 74 81 82 83 91 95100100100100 81 74 87 93 98 95100
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD          5  4  4  5  5  6  6  5  6  4  5  4  4  6 13 10  8  6  6  4  3
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        64 56 62 69 76 69 87 84 89 97 80 80 78 79 69 75 73 64 47 52 58
POP 12HR                      5          10          20          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.05        0.04           0
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                                          PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1200   500  1000  1000   300   300  1600  2800  1200  1000
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE     E    SE     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              8    10    12    11     8     8    12    20    14    11


DATE           12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16
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      61    74      60    71      47    55      46    58
TEMP          73 70 64   61 72 69 63   60 69 62 52   47 53 51 48   46 56 55
DEWPT         67 66 63   61 64 63 60   58 61 54 45   38 36 40 43   45 53 53
MIN/MAX RH       74     100    71      94    64      82    52     100    83
RH            80 87 97  100 76 83 91   94 75 76 78   70 52 65 84   96 88 92
PWIND DIR        SW      SE     E      SE    NW       N    NE      NE     E
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10      10    10      10    10      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                                      IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ241-101015-
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX
27.74N  98.03W ELEV. 177 FT
343 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

DATE           12/09/16      SAT 12/10/16            SUN 12/11/16            MON
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                      40          55          55          76          63
TEMP             44 42 41 40 40 43 49 55 55 55 56 56 56 60 73 76 71 67 66 64 63
DEWPT            26 29 28 33 33 37 43 48 51 53 54 55 56 60 64 65 65 65 65 64 63
MAX/MIN RH                   86          64         100          68         100
RH               48 59 60 75 75 79 77 77 85 92 95 96100100 73 68 82 93100100100
WIND DIR         NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD          5  3  4  5  5  5  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  5 12  9  6  6  5  4  2
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        81 76 75 74 82 77 89 87 93 94 79 72 74 72 59 48 39 23 36 42 47
POP 12HR                      5          20          20           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.02           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                                          PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1100   600   800   700   300   400  1500  3600   300   800
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N    SE     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              8    10    10     8     5     5    11    14     6     9


DATE           12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16
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      63    78      62    78      50    58      49    64
TEMP          76 72 66   63 76 72 65   62 75 67 55   50 56 54 51   49 61 59
DEWPT         66 65 65   63 66 65 62   61 64 57 51   41 39 41 44   46 52 54
MIN/MAX RH       64     100    65      98    57      87    51      90    69
RH            73 79 97  100 72 78 92   98 69 71 86   72 53 61 79   88 72 83
PWIND DIR         S      SE    SE      SE     E      NE    NE      NE     E
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   SC B1 SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         10       5     5      10    10      10    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ229-101015-
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX
28.46N  99.22W ELEV. 476 FT
343 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

DATE           12/09/16      SAT 12/10/16            SUN 12/11/16            MON
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                      37          52          49          72          54
TEMP             44 41 39 38 37 39 45 52 51 50 50 50 49 55 68 72 65 60 58 56 54
DEWPT            24 27 26 28 27 32 37 42 43 46 47 48 49 55 58 59 59 59 58 56 54
MAX/MIN RH                   72          60         100          64         100
RH               44 58 58 68 67 76 73 68 75 84 91 93100100 71 64 81 96100100100
WIND DIR          E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  E
WIND SPD          4  4  2  3  2  3  2  4  3  3  2  1  1  3  6  4  2  3  2  1  1
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 SC B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B2 B1 SC FW FW CL SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        60 64 56 49 71 70 86 85 91 96 81 69 72 66 47 18 11  2 28 36 45
POP 12HR                      0          10          10           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            300   300  1300  1300   700   500  1300  1700   300   200
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E     E     S     S    NE     N
T WIND SPD              6     5     5     6     4     2     5     4     4     3


DATE           12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16  THU 12/15/16  FRI 12/16/16
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      56    75      57    75      46    56      45    61
TEMP          71 67 60   56 72 68 61   57 72 64 52   46 54 52 47   45 58 56
DEWPT         62 61 58   56 61 61 57   56 60 52 47   36 34 36 38   41 47 48
MIN/MAX RH       67     100    62      95    52      82    46      86    63
RH            74 79 93  100 69 76 88   95 65 66 82   67 47 56 69   84 67 75
PWIND DIR        SE       E     E       E     E      NE    NE       E    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5       5     5       5     5       5    10      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                                                    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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