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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
328 PM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

TXZ245-021015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
328 PM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

DATE           10/01/16      SUN 10/02/16            MON 10/03/16            TUE
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          85          71          86          74
TEMP          84 79 76 72 70 68 76 84 85 82 77 75 73 72 79 85 86 83 80 77 76 75
DEWPT         60 63 63 63 63 64 65 65 66 67 68 68 68 68 68 68 69 70 70 70 70 71
MAX/MIN RH                   88          53          91          56          90
RH            45 57 67 74 80 86 68 55 54 61 74 82 86 88 70 57 58 66 72 79 84 87
WIND DIR       E  E  E NE NE  N NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       5  5  4  4  4  5  5  6  8  9  6  5  4  4  5  6  8  8  8  6  5  5
HEAT INDEX                         87 89 84                89 90 87
CLOUDS        SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     45 52 46 39 38 36 42 48 40 33 23 13 20 26 30 33 30 27 33 38 41 45
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     2     4     4     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           3200  1700  5000  4800  2200   900  3200  3100  2200  1300
T WIND DIR              E    NE    NE     E     E    NE    NE     E    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              9     9    11    14    11     8    10    13    12    10


DATE           10/04 WED 10/05/16 THU 10/06/16 FRI 10/07/16 SAT 10/08/16
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            87      77      88      76      88      72      86      69      83
TEMP          87 84 80 78 87 85 79 77 87 83 77 73 85 81 73 69 82 80
DEWPT         71 73 74 74 73 74 75 74 72 71 71 69 67 65 62 60 58 61
MIN/MAX RH         56      91      63      94      61      90      53      75      44
RH            61 69 84 88 64 71 88 91 63 68 83 86 55 59 68 72 45 52
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S      SE      SE       E      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      20      20      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                                 IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-021015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
328 PM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

DATE           10/01/16      SUN 10/02/16            MON 10/03/16            TUE
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          89          65          90          69
TEMP          85 79 70 65 63 61 73 84 88 83 73 69 67 66 76 86 89 84 76 73 71 69
DEWPT         53 55 57 59 59 59 60 59 58 60 63 66 66 65 65 66 66 66 67 69 69 69
MAX/MIN RH                   93          36          99          45          98
RH            33 44 65 80 87 93 63 44 36 46 72 92 97 99 70 52 47 55 74 87 93 98
WIND DIR      NE NE  E  E NE NE NE  E NE  E  E SE  E NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       2  3  3  3  2  2  2  3  4  4  4  2  2  3  3  3  5  6  5  4  3  3
HEAT INDEX                         86                      88 91 86
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     37 43 34 26 28 29 32 35 24 13  8  3  9 16 20 25 27 29 27 24 30 31
POP 12HR                      5           0           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3300   300  5100  5000  2500   300  3700  3600  3000   700
T WIND DIR              E    NE    NE     E     E     E     E     E    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              5     4     4     6     6     4     6     9    10     6


DATE           10/04 WED 10/05/16 THU 10/06/16 FRI 10/07/16 SAT 10/08/16
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      72      94      72      92      69      89      64      87
TEMP          89 88 76 72 90 88 76 72 89 86 73 69 86 82 68 64 83 81
DEWPT         68 68 72 71 68 68 72 72 67 66 68 65 63 59 59 55 53 55
MIN/MAX RH         39      96      42      99      42      88      39      75      32
RH            50 53 87 96 49 51 89 98 49 51 83 87 47 44 73 73 36 41
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5      10      20      20       5      10

$$

TXZ247-021015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
328 PM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

DATE           10/01/16      SUN 10/02/16            MON 10/03/16            TUE
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                      71          84          73          85          78
TEMP          84 80 78 74 74 72 75 82 83 81 79 77 76 75 78 83 84 82 81 80 79 78
DEWPT         62 64 64 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 69 70 69 70 69 70 70 71 71 71 71 72
MAX/MIN RH                   82          60          86          62          83
RH            48 59 61 68 73 80 73 62 62 66 73 78 81 84 76 64 64 69 71 75 78 81
WIND DIR      NE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       6  6  6  5  5  5  6  8 10 11 10  6  5  5  6  8  9  9  9  8  6  8
HEAT INDEX       82             81 87 89 84                87 88 87 85
CLOUDS        SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     48 52 49 47 43 40 45 49 43 36 29 22 27 31 33 35 33 30 32 35 41 48
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.04
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS             IS IS
TSTMS                                                IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           4300  3900  4500  4300  2700  1900  2600  2500  2000  1600
T WIND DIR              E    NE    NE     E     E    NE    NE     E    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             11    10    12    18    16    10    11    14    16    13


DATE           10/04 WED 10/05/16 THU 10/06/16 FRI 10/07/16 SAT 10/08/16
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            86      79      87      78      86      75      84      72      83
TEMP          84 84 81 80 86 84 81 79 85 83 78 76 83 80 76 73 81 80
DEWPT         72 74 75 74 74 75 75 75 73 73 72 70 69 67 63 63 62 63
MIN/MAX RH         62      85      67      88      65      86      59      74      50
RH            66 73 81 83 69 74 84 86 68 72 81 84 63 64 67 73 53 57
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S      SE      SE       E      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      20      20      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                 IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-021015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
328 PM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

DATE           10/01/16      SUN 10/02/16            MON 10/03/16            TUE
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          87          64          88          69
TEMP          84 77 69 65 63 62 75 86 86 82 72 68 66 65 77 86 87 82 75 72 70 69
DEWPT         58 59 61 62 61 60 61 62 60 64 65 65 64 64 64 64 66 67 68 68 68 68
MAX/MIN RH                   94          41          96          46          97
RH            42 54 75 89 92 92 62 45 41 54 79 89 94 95 63 47 48 61 78 88 93 97
WIND DIR      NE  E  E  E NE  N NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E SE SE  E SE  E
WIND SPD       3  3  3  2  2  3  4  4  4  5  3  2  2  3  4  4  5  6  4  3  2  3
HEAT INDEX                            88                   88 90 85
CLOUDS        SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     39 46 36 25 25 25 32 40 31 21 11  1  7 12 21 31 33 36 35 33 38 26
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     3     4     5     4     4     3     4
MIXING HGT           3100   100  5700  5400  2100   300  4200  3900  2400   600
T WIND DIR              E    NE    NE     E     E    NE    NE     E    SE     E
T WIND SPD              5     4     6     8     6     4     8    10     8     5


DATE           10/04 WED 10/05/16 THU 10/06/16 FRI 10/07/16 SAT 10/08/16
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      73      91      72      90      69      88      63      86
TEMP          89 85 76 73 90 85 75 72 89 84 72 69 87 80 67 63 84 79
DEWPT         69 71 73 72 72 72 73 72 70 68 68 64 62 59 58 53 51 56
MIN/MAX RH         48      99      54     100      50      89      40      72      31
RH            52 63 91 98 56 65 94 99 54 60 87 86 43 47 72 69 31 44
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S      SE      SE       E      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           10      20      20      10      20      20      20       5      10
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ241-021015-
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX
27.74N  98.03W ELEV. 177 FT
328 PM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

DATE           10/01/16      SUN 10/02/16            MON 10/03/16            TUE
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                      63          90          66          90          71
TEMP          88 81 73 68 66 63 75 86 89 84 75 70 68 67 77 87 89 84 78 74 72 71
DEWPT         54 57 60 62 62 62 61 60 58 63 66 68 67 67 66 66 67 67 69 69 70 69
MAX/MIN RH                   94          35          99          46          96
RH            32 45 64 82 89 94 62 42 36 49 74 92 98 99 69 51 48 58 74 87 92 96
WIND DIR      NE  E  E  E NE  N NE NE  E  E  E  E NE  N NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       3  5  4  2  2  3  3  4  5  6  4  2  2  3  4  4  6  8  6  4  3  2
HEAT INDEX                         88 91                   90 92 87
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     37 43 37 31 31 32 37 42 34 26 21 16 18 21 27 32 31 30 27 23 27 27
POP 12HR                      5           0          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3400   200  5200  5000  2400   300  3900  3800  2700   700
T WIND DIR              E    NE    NE     E     E    NE    NE     E    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              6     4     6    10     6     3     8    11    11     5


DATE           10/04 WED 10/05/16 THU 10/06/16 FRI 10/07/16 SAT 10/08/16
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      73      95      73      94      70      90      66      88
TEMP          90 87 76 73 92 88 76 73 91 87 74 70 87 83 70 66 86 82
DEWPT         68 69 72 71 67 69 73 72 67 68 69 67 64 62 61 59 57 59
MIN/MAX RH         39      95      41      97      42      91      42      78      35
RH            48 56 88 95 45 54 91 98 46 55 86 91 47 51 75 78 38 47
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5      10      20      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                                 IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ229-021015-
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX
28.46N  99.22W ELEV. 476 FT
328 PM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

DATE           10/01/16      SUN 10/02/16            MON 10/03/16            TUE
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          88          65          91          69
TEMP          86 82 72 67 63 61 72 83 87 84 74 70 66 66 75 86 91 87 79 74 71 69
DEWPT         51 55 56 56 57 59 60 60 58 59 60 62 63 65 65 64 62 62 64 66 68 69
MAX/MIN RH                   92          37          98          39          98
RH            30 40 56 69 81 90 66 46 37 43 61 76 89 98 69 47 39 43 60 77 90 98
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  E  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       2  3  3  3  2  2  2  3  4  4  4  3  2  2  3  4  4  4  5  6  5  4
HEAT INDEX                            89
CLOUDS        SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
CLOUDS(%)     48 38 32 25 30 35 34 33 21  9  7  6 15 25 24 24 21 19 16 14 22 26
POP 12HR                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     4     5     4     5     5     3
MIXING HGT           3100   200  5300  5100  2400   200  4200  4600  4100  1200
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E     E     E    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              6     4     4     6     6     4     6     8    10    10


DATE           10/04 WED 10/05/16 THU 10/06/16 FRI 10/07/16 SAT 10/08/16
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            94      72      94      72      92      69      88      64      87
TEMP          89 90 77 72 90 90 77 72 89 88 74 69 85 84 69 64 83 83
DEWPT         66 63 69 70 69 65 69 70 67 62 65 63 62 57 58 56 54 53
MIN/MAX RH         33      92      41      92      39      83      38      75      32
RH            46 42 77 92 50 44 78 91 49 42 73 82 46 41 67 75 37 36
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0       5       5      10      10      20      20       5      10
RAIN SHWRS                                  IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                       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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