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FOUS54 KCRP 271952
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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
252 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

TXZ245-281015-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
252 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

Date           04/27/17      Fri 04/28/17            Sat 04/29/17            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
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                      74          86          78          84          66
Temp          80 77 74 74 74 75 81 86 84 80 78 78 78 78 80 83 84 79 73 70 69 66
Dewpt         63 66 70 72 72 72 73 73 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 74 75 74 73 70 65 59
Max/Min RH                   96          66          92          75         100
RH            57 71 88 94 96 93 78 66 71 85 92 92 91 92 83 78 75 86100100 88 77
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  E  N
Wind Spd      13 11 10 10  9  9 14 14 16 16 14 16 16 17 17 17 17 18 16 14 14 13
Heat Index                      86 93 91                87 91 94
Clouds        FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     20 29 50 50 63 57 49 41 33 40 55 64 65 63 51 38 41 45 54 64 61 58
PoP 12HR                      5          10          10          10          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.09
Rain Shwrs                                                       SC SC SC SC IS
Tstms                                                            SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     5     5     4     6     5
Mixing Hgt           1900  1600  2100  2100  1300  1500  3200  3100  1400  1100
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S     S    SE    SE     S     S     S    NE
T Wind Spd             18    17    23    25    25    28    29    31    28    25


Date           04/30 Mon 05/01/17 Tue 05/02/17 Wed 05/03/17 Thu 05/04/17
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            77      60      78      67      81      71      82      65      80
Temp          75 72 64 60 74 75 70 67 78 78 73 71 80 77 69 65 76 75
Dewpt         52 49 49 50 50 54 59 63 65 68 71 71 73 69 68 61 57 56
Min/Max RH         38      69      40      85      61     100      70      99      46
RH            45 44 59 69 44 49 71 85 64 70 92100 80 77 99 88 52 52
Pwind Dir          NW      NE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE       E       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC
PoP 12HR           10       0       0       0       5      20      20      30      20
Rain Shwrs    IS IS                         IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ231-281015-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
252 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

Date           04/27/17      Fri 04/28/17            Sat 04/29/17            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
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                      70          99          76          96          63
Temp          89 82 73 71 71 71 82 95 99 90 80 78 77 76 85 93 96 91 75 69 66 63
Dewpt         56 61 67 70 70 71 71 68 65 70 73 74 74 73 71 69 69 69 68 66 61 54
Max/Min RH                  100          33          92          42          91
RH            32 49 81 97 99100 72 42 33 51 81 88 89 92 63 46 42 48 79 91 85 72
Wind Dir       S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SW NW NW NW
Wind Spd      12 12  9  8 10  8 10 12 13 14 13 13 12 10 10 10  9  9  8  6  8  9
Heat Index                      86 99102 96             92101105 98
Clouds        FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC
Clouds(%)     18 16 48 39 58 54 42 31 26 23 37 57 63 55 48 40 41 42 50 59 52 46
PoP 12HR                      5          10          10          10          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.07
Rain Shwrs                                                       SC SC SC SC
Tstms                                                            SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
Haines                  4     4     5     5     4     6     6     5     6     5
Mixing Hgt           2100  1300  3900  6000  2700  1600  6700  9300  1900   500
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SW    NW
T Wind Spd             18    18    17    19    24    24    17    17    13    13


Date           04/30 Mon 05/01/17 Tue 05/02/17 Wed 05/03/17 Thu 05/04/17
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            81      53      86      61      90      70      90      63      83
Temp          79 77 58 53 82 83 65 61 86 87 73 70 88 86 67 63 81 79
Dewpt         39 36 40 45 43 45 55 60 60 63 69 70 68 64 62 57 50 48
Min/Max RH         19      75      22      96      39      99      44      85      30
RH            24 22 51 75 25 27 69 96 42 45 87 99 52 48 83 82 34 34
Pwind Dir          NW       E       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12HR           10       0       0       0       0      20      20      30      10
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ247-281015-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
252 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

Date           04/27/17      Fri 04/28/17            Sat 04/29/17            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
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                      75          84          78          81          69
Temp          76 75 76 76 76 77 79 82 83 81 79 79 79 78 80 81 81 78 74 72 71 69
Dewpt         65 68 71 73 73 73 74 74 75 75 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 75 73 70 65 60
Max/Min RH                   93          74          90          82          99
RH            69 79 87 92 92 90 84 78 78 86 90 90 89 90 86 83 82 90 98 94 84 73
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  E  N
Wind Spd      13 11 12 12  9 10 14 14 16 16 18 18 18 18 17 17 18 19 18 18 17 17
Heat Index                         88 90 84             87 89 92
Clouds        SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     27 35 54 50 63 58 54 47 33 38 56 61 66 65 51 37 40 44 53 63 60 57
PoP 12HR                      5          10          10          10          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.08
Rain Shwrs                                                       SC SC SC SC IS
Tstms                                                            SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     6     6     5     6     5
Mixing Hgt           1900  1600  1500  1500  1100  1400  1900  1900  1200  1500
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S     S    SE    SE     S     S     S    NE
T Wind Spd             19    18    23    24    26    31    31    33    32    31


Date           04/30 Mon 05/01/17 Tue 05/02/17 Wed 05/03/17 Thu 05/04/17
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            76      64      76      71      79      73      81      68      79
Temp          75 73 67 64 74 74 72 71 78 77 74 73 79 77 70 68 77 76
Dewpt         53 51 50 51 52 56 60 64 66 69 71 72 73 70 70 63 58 58
Min/Max RH         42      61      46      80      67      96      74      99      50
RH            47 45 56 61 48 54 68 80 69 75 91 96 82 79 99 84 54 54
Pwind Dir          NW      NE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE       E       N
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    SC FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC
PoP 12HR           20       0       0       0       5      20      20      30      20
Rain Shwrs    IS IS                         IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ234-281015-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
252 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

Date           04/27/17      Fri 04/28/17            Sat 04/29/17            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
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                      70          91          76          88          63
Temp          84 79 71 70 70 71 81 89 90 84 77 77 77 76 82 86 88 82 71 67 65 63
Dewpt         55 62 68 70 70 71 73 72 72 73 74 75 75 74 74 73 74 74 70 65 60 56
Max/Min RH                  100          54          95          63          97
RH            37 56 89100100100 75 56 56 71 90 94 94 94 77 65 64 77 97 92 85 76
Wind Dir       S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  W  N
Wind Spd      11  9  9  8  9  9 13 17 18 14 13 14 13 12 16 17 16 14 10  8  8  9
Heat Index                      86 96 97 90             89 95 97 88
Clouds        CL FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B1 B1
Clouds(%)      4 17 50 58 58 66 45 39 28 45 53 60 62 60 61 62 56 50 63 77 68 58
PoP 12HR                      5          10          10          20          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.03        0.21
Rain Shwrs                                           IS IS IS IS NM NM NM NM
Tstms                                                IS IS IS IS NM NM NM NM
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     4     4
Haines                  4     4     4     5     4     6     6     3     5     5
Mixing Hgt           1600  1200  3000  3000  1500  1600  4900  4600  2000   600
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S     S    SE    SE     S     S     S     W
T Wind Spd             12    16    21    26    23    24    27    27    18    13


Date           04/30 Mon 05/01/17 Tue 05/02/17 Wed 05/03/17 Thu 05/04/17
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            77      52      81      61      84      69      84      62      81
Temp          76 71 56 52 78 76 64 61 81 80 71 69 83 79 66 63 79 75
Dewpt         50 46 45 46 47 50 56 60 63 66 69 69 71 67 64 58 52 52
Min/Max RH         35      80      32      96      50     100      61      94      37
RH            41 40 66 80 34 41 76 96 53 62 93100 68 67 94 84 39 45
Pwind Dir          NW      NE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      NE       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC
PoP 12HR           10       0       0       0       5      20      20      30      10
Rain Shwrs                                  IS IS SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ241-281015-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
252 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

Date           04/27/17      Fri 04/28/17            Sat 04/29/17            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
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                      70          99          76          97          65
Temp          89 82 75 73 72 71 83 95 99 89 79 78 77 76 85 94 97 87 74 70 67 65
Dewpt         60 66 70 71 71 71 72 69 68 71 74 74 74 74 70 68 67 68 69 67 62 55
Max/Min RH                  100          37          95          39          93
RH            39 58 85 94 99100 70 43 38 57 83 90 91 95 62 43 39 54 84 92 85 70
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE  S SW  W  N
Wind Spd      11 12  8  8  8  8 11 14 13 16 13 12 11 11 11 11 11 11  9  6  8 10
Heat Index       84             87101104 95             92101106 93
Clouds        FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     21 34 44 46 53 53 40 27 14 13 37 56 58 54 44 33 33 32 37 41 37 34
PoP 12HR                      5           5           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs                                                       IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                                            IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  4     4     6     6     5     6     6     6     6     5
Mixing Hgt           1900  1500  4300  5900  2400  1500  6700  9700  1700   800
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE     S     W
T Wind Spd             14    16    18    20    23    23    20    20    14    14


Date           04/30 Mon 05/01/17 Tue 05/02/17 Wed 05/03/17 Thu 05/04/17
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            83      54      87      62      90      70      91      64      84
Temp          81 74 58 54 82 80 66 62 86 84 73 70 88 83 68 64 81 76
Dewpt         38 35 41 48 44 47 57 61 61 65 70 70 69 67 65 60 52 50
Min/Max RH         17      80      23      96      41     100      47      92      32
RH            22 24 53 80 26 32 74 96 44 53 89100 54 58 89 86 37 42
Pwind Dir          NW       E       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC
PoP 12HR           10       0       0       0       0      10      20      30      20
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ229-281015-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
252 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

Date           04/27/17      Fri 04/28/17            Sat 04/29/17            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
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          98          74          97          60
Temp          91 91 81 74 71 69 77 87 95 97 85 80 76 74 83 92 97 95 79 71 65 60
Dewpt         49 53 62 66 67 68 69 68 64 63 69 71 72 71 68 65 61 58 56 54 49 43
Max/Min RH                   95          32          92          28          58
RH            24 27 53 76 88 95 78 53 36 33 57 76 86 92 62 41 31 29 45 56 57 54
Wind Dir       S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  W  S SE NE  N NW NW
Wind Spd      11 12 12 10  9  4  6  5  4  5 10 12 10  9  5  4  2  3  8 12 12 11
Heat Index                         91 97    89          86 95 99    81
Clouds        FW FW SC FW SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)     19  9 32 22 43 60 52 45 35 25 23 38 54 62 48 34 35 36 45 53 48 43
PoP 12HR                      5           5          10          10          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs                                                       IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                                            IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  5     4     4     6     5     4     4     6     6     5
Mixing Hgt           3900  1100  3700  4800  3300  1400  6200 10400  7000  2400
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    NE    NW
T Wind Spd             23    13     6     6    14    18    10     5    14    21


Date           04/30 Mon 05/01/17 Tue 05/02/17 Wed 05/03/17 Thu 05/04/17
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      54      89      62      92      70      92      62      85
Temp          77 80 62 54 81 87 70 62 85 91 76 70 87 90 71 62 80 83
Dewpt         33 28 34 39 40 39 45 55 54 56 66 67 65 56 59 56 48 44
Min/Max RH         14      56      17      78      28      92      31      80      24
RH            21 15 35 56 23 18 41 78 35 31 71 92 48 31 66 80 33 25
Pwind Dir          NW       E       S      SE      SE      SE       E      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC B1 SC B1 SC SC FW
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       0       0      10      20      30      10
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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