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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
345 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

TXZ245-251030-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
345 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

Date           03/24/17      Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      68          81          68          82          70
Temp          79 77 75 73 71 68 71 78 81 72 68 70 70 69 75 81 81 75 73 73 72 70
Dewpt         68 69 69 70 69 68 66 60 59 66 66 67 67 67 69 71 72 72 71 70 70 70
Max/Min RH                  100          48          97          70          99
RH            71 77 81 91 95100 85 55 49 81 93 90 93 97 83 71 73 89 94 91 93 99
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S SW NW  N  E SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      17 17 12 12 11  9  5  3  3  5  6  8  6  5 10 13 14 13 12 10  8  5
Heat Index                                                 85 85
Clouds        B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW CL CL CL FW SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     79 44 41 43 43 46 32 22  0  0  5 18 29 59 55 50 52 54 50 45 44 44
PoP 12HR                     20          10           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    SC IS IS IS
Tstms         IS IS IS IS
Obvis                     PF PF
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4
Mixing Hgt           1900   800  2500  2800  1400  1400  1800  2400  3100  1500
T Wind Dir              S     S    SW    SW     S     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             20    14    10     6    12    17    18    23    25    17


Date           03/27 Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17 Fri 03/31/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            82      70      80      72      80      65      79      67      79
Temp          82 77 72 70 78 75 73 72 80 76 70 65 77 75 70 67 78 75
Dewpt         69 70 70 69 69 69 70 69 69 66 68 62 61 62 62 64 66 67
Min/Max RH         65      98      71      93      67      95      54      91      66
RH            66 77 92 98 74 81 91 92 69 72 95 89 57 65 77 91 68 77
Pwind Dir           S      SE      SE      SE       S       S       W       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       5      10      10      50      20      10       5      10
Rain Shwrs                            SC SC IS IS
Tstms                                 SC SC IS

$$

TXZ231-251030-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
345 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

Date           03/24/17      Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      61          87          63          91          64
Temp          86 81 70 65 63 61 70 82 87 79 69 66 65 64 75 87 91 83 71 67 66 64
Dewpt         61 60 57 65 63 61 55 50 49 56 61 61 62 62 63 63 63 63 66 67 66 64
Max/Min RH                  100          27          94          39         100
RH            44 48 62100100100 59 33 27 44 74 84 89 93 66 45 39 51 86100100100
Wind Dir      SW  S SE  S  S  W  N  N NE  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd       6  5  6  6  5  2  6  5  3  3  6  6  6  4 11 14 16 14 12  9  4  0
Clouds        SC FW CL FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     42 10  1  9 19  8  2  2  0  0  0 10 23 67 52 38 30 21 23 25 24 22
PoP 12HR                      5           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    IS
Obvis                      F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4
Mixing Hgt           3700   200  1900  4200  1900   800  2900  5100  2100  1300
T Wind Dir              S     S     N     N     E    SE     S     S    SE     S
T Wind Spd             11     5     5     5     8    12    14    20    21    12


Date           03/27 Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17 Fri 03/31/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            90      67      87      69      88      61      84      60      88
Temp          85 82 69 68 84 82 72 70 83 81 68 62 81 79 65 61 85 82
Dewpt         64 63 66 68 66 65 69 67 53 55 55 53 49 54 52 55 60 63
Min/Max RH         41     100      49      99      31      77      31      82      41
RH            49 53 90100 56 58 92 91 36 40 64 73 32 41 62 82 44 52
Pwind Dir           E       E      SE      SE       W       S      NW       S      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       5      10      20      30      10       5       5       5
Rain Shwrs                      IS IS SC SC
Tstms                           IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ247-251030-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
345 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

Date           03/24/17      Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      69          79          69          80          72
Temp          77 75 75 74 72 69 72 77 78 71 70 72 72 71 76 80 80 76 74 74 73 72
Dewpt         69 69 70 71 70 69 67 64 63 67 67 68 68 68 70 71 72 72 72 71 71 70
Max/Min RH                  100          59          93          76          96
RH            77 82 85 90 96100 86 66 59 87 92 88 88 90 81 76 79 90 93 90 93 96
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      17 18 14 13 12 11  6  3  5  6  6  9  9  6 10 12 13 13 13 12 10  6
Clouds        B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW CL CL FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     75 43 41 42 41 47 34 25  1  2  9 22 27 56 54 52 53 55 48 41 40 39
PoP 12HR                     20          10           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS IS
Tstms            IS IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4
Mixing Hgt           1800  1000  2000  1900  1400  1400  1500  2300  2600  1900
T Wind Dir              S     S    SW    SW     S     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             24    17    12     8    13    18    18    24    26    19


Date           03/27 Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17 Fri 03/31/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            80      72      78      73      79      68      79      69      77
Temp          79 76 74 72 77 75 74 73 79 75 72 68 77 75 72 69 77 75
Dewpt         70 70 70 70 70 70 71 70 69 67 69 64 62 63 64 65 67 68
Min/Max RH         72      95      76      90      72      92      59      88      71
RH            73 85 90 95 78 86 90 90 74 77 91 88 61 67 78 88 72 80
Pwind Dir           S      SE      SE      SE       S       S       W       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       5       5      10      40      20      10       5      10
Rain Shwrs                            SC SC IS IS
Tstms                                 SC SC IS

$$

TXZ234-251030-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
345 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

Date           03/24/17      Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      62          83          63          85          67
Temp          80 77 71 68 65 62 68 79 82 74 64 64 64 65 74 83 84 78 73 71 69 67
Dewpt         67 68 67 68 65 62 56 53 54 59 60 62 63 64 67 68 69 69 68 67 66 65
Max/Min RH                  100          36         100          59          94
RH            65 74 86100100100 67 40 38 58 86 93 98 97 77 61 60 74 87 90 92 93
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW  W  N  N  N SE SE SE  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd      16 13  9  9  8  4  8  5  4  1  4  5  3  4 11 16 17 16 12  8  5  4
Heat Index    83                                           86 88
Clouds        B2 SC SC SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL FW SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     80 43 43 43 42 43 21  5  0  0  0 12 30 67 54 42 46 50 53 56 57 59
PoP 12HR                     20           5           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    SC IS IS IS
Tstms         IS IS IS IS
Obvis                      F  F
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           1900   600  2600  3400  1700  1400  3100  3700  3200  1500
T Wind Dir              S     S    NW    NW    SE     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             11     9     8     4     5    13    16    24    23    16


Date           03/27 Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17 Fri 03/31/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            85      68      83      69      82      63      80      60      82
Temp          83 79 70 68 81 77 71 70 82 78 67 63 79 75 64 61 80 76
Dewpt         65 65 64 67 68 68 70 68 67 63 65 59 56 61 57 59 64 66
Min/Max RH         51      98      60      97      57      93      45      94      56
RH            56 63 83 98 64 73 95 94 62 62 91 87 46 62 77 94 59 71
Pwind Dir          SW      SE      SE      SE       S       S       W       S      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       5      10      10      60      20      10       5       5
Rain Shwrs                            NM NM IS IS
Tstms                                 NM NM IS

$$

TXZ241-251030-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
345 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

Date           03/24/17      Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      62          90          65          92          65
Temp          86 82 73 67 64 63 73 85 90 81 71 68 66 65 75 87 92 84 72 69 66 65
Dewpt         63 61 57 66 63 63 62 60 53 59 64 64 64 65 65 64 64 64 65 67 66 64
Max/Min RH                  100          29         100          40         100
RH            46 48 58 98 94100 68 43 29 47 79 89 95 99 71 47 40 52 79 92 98 99
Wind Dir      SW  S SE  S  S SW  N  N NE  E SE SE  S SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd       8  5  9  6  5  4  4  4  4  4  6  6  6  5 12 16 17 16 13 10  5  1
Heat Index    88
Clouds        SC FW FW FW SC SC SC CL CL CL CL FW FW B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     48 22  8 10 35 27 26  3  0  0  4 15 22 59 51 42 34 25 23 21 22 22
PoP 12HR                      5           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    IS
Obvis                      F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2500   300  4000  8800  5400   900  3100  4600  2600  1500
T Wind Dir              S     S    SW     W    SE     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             10     5     6     8    12    11    14    20    21    10


Date           03/27 Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17 Fri 03/31/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            91      67      88      70      89      63      87      62      89
Temp          87 84 70 68 85 83 73 71 85 83 69 64 84 81 67 63 87 83
Dewpt         65 66 68 68 66 67 70 68 56 55 62 57 47 52 54 56 59 62
Min/Max RH         43     100      48      97      31      86      26      80      38
RH            48 55 93100 53 59 90 91 37 38 78 78 28 37 62 79 40 50
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE      SE       W       S      NW      SE      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       5      10      10      20      10       5       5       5
Rain Shwrs                            IS IS
Tstms                                 IS IS

$$

TXZ229-251030-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
345 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

Date           03/24/17      Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      57          89          62          95          65
Temp          87 82 70 66 61 57 67 81 88 85 73 67 64 64 73 85 94 91 78 73 68 65
Dewpt         37 40 38 45 43 39 40 43 43 39 46 52 54 57 58 58 52 48 53 59 60 59
Max/Min RH                   53          19          78          22          82
RH            17 22 32 45 52 51 37 26 21 20 37 58 72 78 60 40 24 23 41 62 77 80
Wind Dir      NW  W SE  S SW  N  N  N  N SE  E SE SE  E SE  S SE  E  E SE  E  E
Wind Spd      11  4  4  2  3  3  6  4  3  3  4  8  6  5  8  8  6  4  5  6  5  3
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      4  1  1  0  1  0  0  1  0  1  0  1 20 52 38 24 18 12 11 10 13 16
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     6     5     5     5     5     4     5     5     4
Mixing Hgt           3800   100  2900  6700  3100   600  4600  6100  3600   800
T Wind Dir              S    SW     N     W    SE    SE     S     S    SE     S
T Wind Spd              4     4    10     5     6    11    14    13     8     9


Date           03/27 Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17 Fri 03/31/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min            93      68      89      67      88      60      86      61      91
Temp          87 89 73 68 83 87 75 67 83 85 67 60 80 83 66 61 83 90
Dewpt         54 50 58 65 65 62 66 64 41 39 41 44 42 42 43 50 53 53
Min/Max RH         24      92      41      95      17      56      21      66      27
RH            33 26 60 92 54 43 74 89 23 19 39 56 26 23 43 66 34 29
Pwind Dir          NE       E      SE      SE       W      SW      NW       S      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       5      20      20      10      10       5       0       0
Rain Shwrs                IS IS IS IS
Tstms                           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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