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FOUS54 KCRP 142104
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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
304 PM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

TXZ245-151015-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
304 PM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date           12/14/17      Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun
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                      49          57          46          59          50
Temp             63 58 55 52 49 50 55 57 53 50 49 47 47 50 57 59 56 53 52 50 50
Dewpt            55 51 48 44 41 39 38 37 38 39 39 40 41 44 46 49 50 51 51 50 49
Max/Min RH                   80          48          84          67          99
RH               76 79 79 73 73 65 53 48 58 66 68 75 82 81 67 68 83 94 98 98 99
Wind Dir         NE  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N NW NW
Wind Spd          5  8 12 16 18 14 12 10  8  5  4  4  8  8  8  9  9  6  4  4  5
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
Clouds(%)        93 91 95 98 97 98 95 96 94 80 81 81 96 98100 99 98 95 93 86 80
PoP 12HR                     50          70          10          60          70
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.05           0        0.19        0.17
Rain              S  S              C  C
Rain Shwrs             SC SC NM NM                   SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM
Tstms                                                      IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
Haines                  5     4     4     5     5     4     4     2     2     4
Mixing Hgt           1400  2100  2900  3200  1900   400  3100  3100  1100   700
T Wind Dir             NE     N    NE    NE     N    NE     E     E     N     N
T Wind Spd             23    37    32    17    13    13     9    12    14     8


Date           12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
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          65      58    69      56    67      53    67      56    71
Temp          62 62 59   58 67 64 58   56 64 61 56   53 64 63 58   56 68 64
Dewpt         56 57 57   54 61 60 56   53 53 55 52   51 54 56 56   55 61 60
Min/Max RH       75      94    76      92    65      93    67      98    73
RH            79 85 92   89 80 88 91   91 67 79 89   93 71 78 91   97 79 88
Pwind Dir        NE       E    NW       N     N       N    NE      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1
PoP 12HR         10      20    30      20    20      20    10       5    20
Rain Shwrs          IS   IS SC SC IS   IS IS IS IS   IS               IS IS

$$

TXZ231-151015-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
304 PM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date           12/14/17      Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun
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          57          43          54          45
Temp             64 56 52 50 48 47 52 57 51 46 45 43 43 46 52 54 51 48 47 46 45
Dewpt            48 44 40 38 37 35 33 33 34 35 37 37 37 38 39 42 44 46 46 45 44
Max/Min RH                   65          41          80          60          99
RH               56 64 63 63 65 64 50 41 52 66 74 79 80 73 60 62 79 93 99 98 98
Wind Dir          E NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NE  S  W  W NE NE  E NE  N NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd          4  6  9 13 10 10  9  6  3  3  3  2  2  3  4  5  6  5  3  2  2
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        92 94 95 96 95 96 95 95 85 78 81 86 97 98100 99 98 81 64 65 67
PoP 12HR                     50          40          10          70          60
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.02           0        0.27        0.14
Rain                                S  S
Rain Shwrs             SC SC SC SC                   SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM
Tstms                                                      IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
Haines                  5     3     4     5     5     5     4     2     2     4
Mixing Hgt           1800  2000  4100  4400  1300   300  3000  2600   700   600
T Wind Dir             NE     N    NE    NE     S    NW    SE    NE    NW    NW
T Wind Spd             20    31    26    12     8     5     5     6     5     2


Date           12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
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          67      53    70      52    69      50    70      51    74
Temp          63 61 56   53 67 63 55   52 66 61 53   50 66 63 55   51 70 65
Dewpt         53 55 54   50 59 57 52   48 51 51 49   48 52 51 53   51 59 57
Min/Max RH       66      93    67      89    53      94    52     100    60
RH            71 80 93   89 75 81 88   87 59 68 85   94 60 65 92  100 69 76
Pwind Dir         S       E     N       N     N      NE     E      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC FW FW   SC SC B1
PoP 12HR          5      10    20      10    10      10    10       5    10
Rain Shwrs                  IS IS

$$

TXZ247-151015-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
304 PM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date           12/14/17      Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun
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                      51          57          49          61          53
Temp             61 58 55 53 51 51 55 57 54 52 51 50 52 54 59 61 58 55 54 53 53
Dewpt            56 55 50 47 45 42 40 40 40 40 41 41 43 45 48 50 52 53 53 52 52
Max/Min RH                   91          53          78          66          98
RH               84 91 82 80 78 70 57 53 60 65 68 73 72 73 66 68 81 91 95 96 98
Wind Dir         NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  N NW NW NW
Wind Spd          8 10 14 20 18 17 13 12 10  8  6  6  9  9  9 10 11  8  5  5  6
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
Clouds(%)        93 91 96 99 98 98 97 97 93 85 83 84 98 99100 99 98 96 95 88 81
PoP 12HR                     60          70          10          50          60
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.07           0        0.17        0.15
Rain              S  S              C  C
Rain Shwrs             NM NM NM NM                   SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM
Tstms                                                      IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
Haines                  4     3     4     4     5     4     4     2     2     4
Mixing Hgt           1600  2300  2800  3100  3800  2500  3100  3100  1300   800
T Wind Dir             NE     N    NE    NE     N    NE     E     E     N     N
T Wind Spd             26    41    32    19    11    12    12    16    17     9


Date           12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
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          65      60    68      58    66      57    67      59    70
Temp          63 63 61   60 67 64 60   58 65 63 59   57 65 64 61   59 68 65
Dewpt         56 58 59   58 61 61 58   56 54 56 55   54 55 57 58   58 62 61
Min/Max RH       77      95    79      94    66      91    69      96    76
RH            79 85 94   92 82 89 94   94 68 79 86   91 72 78 91   95 81 89
Pwind Dir        NE      SE    NW       N     N       N    NE      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1
PoP 12HR         10      30    40      20    20      20    10       5    20
Rain Shwrs          SC   SC SC SC IS   IS IS IS IS   IS               IS IS

$$

TXZ234-151015-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
304 PM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date           12/14/17      Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun
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                      46          58          43          57          47
Temp             61 53 50 48 46 50 55 58 52 48 46 44 43 46 54 57 53 50 49 48 47
Dewpt            47 45 42 38 36 35 35 34 36 36 37 37 39 40 42 44 46 48 48 47 47
Max/Min RH                   75          39          87          61         100
RH               61 72 74 66 66 56 47 39 53 63 70 77 87 81 63 62 77 91 99100100
Wind Dir         NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NW NW  N NE NE  E NE  N  N  N  N NW
Wind Spd          4  6 10 13 11 11 10  6  4  3  2  2  2  3  4  5  6  5  4  4  3
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        91 93 94 96 95 94 91 86 84 77 68 78 94 97100 99 99 93 87 82 78
PoP 12HR                     40          30          10          60          70
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.01           0        0.22        0.22
Rain Shwrs             SC SC SC SC                   SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM
Tstms                                                      IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
Haines                  4     4     4     5     5     5     4     2     2     4
Mixing Hgt           1600  2200  3700  4000  1300   200  3000  2900   700   500
T Wind Dir              N     N     N    NE     N     N     E     E     N     N
T Wind Spd             19    31    28    14     6     5     4     8    14     5


Date           12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
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          68      54    70      52    68      49    69      52    72
Temp          64 62 56   54 67 63 55   52 65 60 52   49 65 62 55   52 69 64
Dewpt         55 56 54   50 59 58 52   48 52 53 49   47 52 53 52   51 60 57
Min/Max RH       67      92    68      89    59      94    57      96    64
RH            73 80 90   88 75 84 88   87 64 77 88   94 62 72 90   95 74 79
Pwind Dir         E      NE     N       N     N      NE     E      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC FW FW   SC B1 B2
PoP 12HR         10      20    30      20    20      20    10       5    20
Rain Shwrs          IS   IS SC SC IS   IS IS IS IS   IS               IS IS

$$

TXZ241-151015-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
304 PM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date           12/14/17      Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun
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                      48          55          44          56          46
Temp             66 58 55 53 51 50 51 55 50 46 45 44 44 47 54 56 52 49 48 47 46
Dewpt            53 52 45 42 41 39 37 37 38 39 39 39 39 41 42 45 46 47 47 46 46
Max/Min RH                   79          50          83          65          99
RH               63 79 70 67 71 67 59 50 63 77 80 83 82 79 66 66 81 93 98 98 97
Wind Dir          E NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W NW NE NE NE  N NW NW  W NW NW
Wind Spd          3  5  9 13 13 11  9  6  4  4  3  3  4  5  5  6  6  5  3  2  2
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        92 95 98 99 98 99 98 96 96 90 90 93100100100 99 98 80 62 64 65
PoP 12HR                     70          70          20          60          50
QPF 12HR                   0.12        0.10        0.01        0.18        0.09
Rain              S  S              C  C  S  S
Rain Shwrs             NM NM NM NM                   SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC
Tstms                                                      IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
Haines                  5     3     3     5     5     4     4     2     2     4
Mixing Hgt           1400  2300  2400  2700  1200   300  2800  2400   900   700
T Wind Dir             NE     N     N     N    NW     N    NE     N    NW    NW
T Wind Spd             16    33    26    11     9     9     5    10    11     3


Date           12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
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          67      55    70      54    71      51    72      53    75
Temp          63 62 57   55 68 64 57   54 68 63 55   51 68 64 57   53 71 66
Dewpt         54 56 56   53 60 59 54   50 52 53 50   50 53 53 55   52 60 58
Min/Max RH       68      94    70      90    52      96    52      96    59
RH            73 81 94   91 77 84 89   87 57 69 85   96 59 66 92   95 68 74
Pwind Dir         E       E     N       N     N       N    NE      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC FW SC   SC SC B1
PoP 12HR          5      10    20      20    20      20    10       5    10
Rain Shwrs                  IS IS IS   IS IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ229-151015-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
304 PM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date           12/14/17      Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun
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                      48          59          43          52          42
Temp             63 57 55 51 48 50 56 58 54 48 45 44 43 45 51 52 48 45 44 43 42
Dewpt            43 42 38 37 36 34 32 33 34 35 37 38 38 38 40 42 44 44 44 43 42
Max/Min RH                   61          37          80          66         100
RH               49 57 52 58 61 55 40 37 46 60 73 78 80 77 66 68 86 97100100100
Wind Dir         NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  S  S SW  W  S  S SE  E  E  E  E NE NW
Wind Spd          4  6  8 12 10  8  5  3  3  4  3  2  1  3  4  5  4  2  1  1  1
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        92 92 95 96 96 97 95 85 83 81 86 92 99 99100 98 97 75 54 55 56
PoP 12HR                     50          30          10          70          50
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.01           0        0.25        0.09
Rain Shwrs             SC SC SC SC                   NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC
Tstms                                                      IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
Haines                  4     3     5     5     5     5     4     2     3     4
Mixing Hgt           1800  2200  4300  4600  1000   200  3100  2700  1100   800
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE     E     S    SW     S     S     E    SW
T Wind Spd             19    27    20     8     9     5     4     8     2     2


Date           12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
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          66      51    68      50    68      48    70      50    73
Temp          62 60 54   51 65 61 53   50 65 60 51   48 66 62 54   50 68 64
Dewpt         50 51 51   48 54 53 49   46 47 48 46   46 49 49 50   49 55 52
Min/Max RH       58      92    62      87    48      93    48      98    53
RH            65 72 90   90 69 76 86   87 53 64 80   93 55 63 87   98 62 67
Pwind Dir        SW       E     N      NE     N      NE     E      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW SC B1
PoP 12HR          5      10    10      10    10       5     5       5    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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