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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
336 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

TXZ245-152230-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
336 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

Date             Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun 12/17/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      56          45          59          48          64
Temp             50 52 56 56 53 50 46 47 45 51 59 59 56 54 52 49 48 51 60 64 60
Dewpt            40 39 38 38 38 39 40 39 41 45 47 51 54 54 52 49 48 51 56 58 58
Min/Max RH                   49          91          66         100          80
RH               68 61 50 49 59 69 79 76 85 81 66 75 92 99100100100100 86 80 92
Wind Dir          N  N  N NE NE  N  N  N NE NE  E  E NE  N  N NW  N  N NE  E  E
Wind Spd         16 13 12 10  6  6  5  5  6  9 11 12  8  4  3  4  3  3  2  3  3
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2
Clouds(%)        98 97 96 95 93 88 83 83 95 94 94 98100100 88 80 77 81 90 88 82
PoP 12HR                     70          10          60          90          10
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0        0.16        0.20           0
Rain
Rain Shwrs       NM NM SC SC             SC SC NM NM  O  O SC SC             SC
Tstms                                          IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     1     1
Haines                  3     4     4     4     3     3     4     4     2     3
Mixing Hgt           2600  2500  1700   600  2500  2500  1200     0   800   700
T Wind Dir              N    NE    NE    NE     E     E    NE     N     N     E
T Wind Spd             23    16     8     8    14    16    10     6     5     5


Date               Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            58    68      54    67      51    66      55    70
Temp          61   60 68 63 59   54 64 61 55   51 63 60 56   55 68 66
Dewpt         58   60 63 59 56   53 54 54 50   48 53 55 54   54 60 59
Max/Min RH        100    86      97    64      92    65      97    73
RH            90  100 87 86 89   95 71 79 84   91 69 83 91   97 76 78
Pwind Dir           E    SW       N     N      NE     E      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2   B2 OV OV B2   B2 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1
PoP 12HR           30    60      40    30      20    10       5    10
Rain Shwrs    SC   SC NM NM SC   SC SC SC IS   IS
Tstms                 SC SC IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-152230-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
336 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

Date             Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun 12/17/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      56          43          54          44          67
Temp             47 50 55 56 51 47 45 44 43 46 53 54 49 48 45 44 45 49 60 67 61
Dewpt            39 35 33 32 34 36 37 38 39 40 39 43 46 48 45 44 45 49 55 56 55
Min/Max RH                   40          86          60         100          68
RH               72 58 43 40 51 66 75 79 85 79 60 68 90 99100100100100 84 68 82
Wind Dir          N  N NE NE  E  S SW NW  N NE  E NE NE NE  W  N  N NE SE  S SE
Wind Spd          9 10  9  6  3  3  2  2  2  3  4  5  3  3  1  1  2  1  2  2  2
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        97 96 94 94 88 85 79 86 94 95 99 99100 95 77 74 72 70 68 67 68
PoP 12HR                     40          10          80          60           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.22        0.16           0
Rain
Rain Shwrs       SC SC IS IS             NM NM  O  O NM NM IS IS             IS
Tstms                                          IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     1     1
Haines                  3     4     4     4     3     3     3     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           3000  3600  1300   400  2000  1800   800     0   900   900
T Wind Dir              N    NE     S     W    NE     N    NW    NW     E    SE
T Wind Spd             17     9     5     2     8     8     4     2     3     3


Date               Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            55    69      52    70      48    70      51    74
Temp          56   57 66 64 57   53 65 64 52   48 66 62 53   51 68 68
Dewpt         55   57 61 57 53   50 51 49 47   46 50 50 51   50 58 55
Max/Min RH        100    75      95    49      92    49      99    56
RH            94  100 85 77 87   91 61 58 85   91 56 64 93   97 70 65
Pwind Dir           E     N       N     N      NE     E      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR           20    30      20    10      20    10       5     5
Rain Shwrs    IS   IS SC SC IS   IS       IS   IS
Tstms                 IS IS

$$

TXZ247-152230-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
336 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

Date             Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun 12/17/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      57          49          62          54          65
Temp             52 53 57 57 55 52 51 50 49 53 61 62 59 59 56 55 54 56 61 64 64
Dewpt            44 41 40 40 40 41 41 42 44 46 50 53 56 56 55 54 54 55 57 58 59
Min/Max RH                   52          85          66          98          83
RH               74 65 54 52 60 66 71 75 82 77 66 74 91 93 95 98 98 97 89 84 83
Wind Dir          N  N  N NE NE  N  N  N NE NE  E  E NE NW  N NW NW  N NE NE  E
Wind Spd         18 18 14 12  9  8  8  8  9 11 12 14 11  3  3  4  4  3  4  4  4
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2
Clouds(%)        99 98 97 96 94 90 87 85 96 94 96 98100100 90 80 79 82 91 90 84
PoP 12HR                     70          20          60          90          20
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.01        0.15        0.18        0.01
Rain
Rain Shwrs       NM NM SC SC IS IS       SC SC NM NM  O  O SC SC IS IS       SC
Tstms                                          IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     1     1
Haines                  3     4     4     4     2     3     4     4     2     3
Mixing Hgt           2800  2800  2500  1900  2700  2700  1500   300   700   700
T Wind Dir              N    NE    NE    NE     E     E    NE     N     N    NE
T Wind Spd             24    18    11    10    17    19    11     6     6     8


Date               Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            61    68      57    67      55    65      59    69
Temp          63   63 67 64 61   57 65 62 59   55 64 61 60   59 68 66
Dewpt         60   62 63 60 58   55 55 55 53   52 54 56 56   57 60 60
Max/Min RH         98    88      93    68      88    68      93    76
RH            88   98 88 88 89   92 72 78 82   88 69 82 87   93 78 80
Pwind Dir           E    SW       N     N      NE    NE      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2   B2 OV OV B2   B2 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1
PoP 12HR           30    50      40    30      20    10       5    10
Rain Shwrs    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS
Tstms                 IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-152230-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
336 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

Date             Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun 12/17/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      57          42          58          47          68
Temp             46 50 55 57 49 46 43 43 42 48 55 58 54 53 50 48 47 51 64 68 62
Dewpt            37 35 33 33 36 36 37 37 37 40 40 45 47 49 49 48 47 51 56 58 56
Min/Max RH                   41          85          57         100          70
RH               68 55 44 41 59 70 78 78 83 74 57 63 77 88 94100100100 77 70 81
Wind Dir          N  N  N NE NE NW NW  N NE NE  E  E NE  N  N NW  N NE SE SE SE
Wind Spd         11 10 11  8  3  3  2  2  2  4  6  6  5  6  4  3  3  2  1  3  4
Clouds           OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 OV B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        95 92 90 87 87 83 67 73 92 86 95 98100 99 87 79 77 77 79 80 81
PoP 12HR                     30          10          80          90          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.18        0.26           0
Rain
Rain Shwrs       SC SC IS IS             SC SC  O  O  O  O NM NM             IS
Tstms                                          IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     1     1
Haines                  3     4     4     4     3     3     4     4     2     3
Mixing Hgt           2100  2800   900   200  2300  2200  1000   200  1400  1300
T Wind Dir              N    NE     S    NW     E    NE     N     N     E    SE
T Wind Spd             19    10     2     1     6     9     9     6     3     5


Date               Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            55    69      52    69      47    69      51    72
Temp          56   56 68 65 56   52 66 62 52   48 65 60 53   52 69 66
Dewpt         55   56 63 58 53   49 52 52 47   45 51 52 50   51 59 57
Max/Min RH        100    77      92    54      90    55      97    63
RH            95  100 84 77 88   91 62 69 83   89 60 75 90   96 71 73
Pwind Dir           E     N       N     N      NE     E       S     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2   B1 OV OV B2   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW SC B1
PoP 12HR           20    50      30    20      20    10       5    10
Rain Shwrs    IS   IS SC SC SC   SC IS IS IS   IS
Tstms                 IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ241-152230-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
336 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

Date             Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun 12/17/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      54          44          56          45          68
Temp             48 50 53 53 50 46 45 45 44 48 54 55 50 48 45 45 45 48 61 68 61
Dewpt            41 40 37 36 37 39 39 40 40 42 42 46 47 47 45 45 45 48 55 56 56
Min/Max RH                   51          87          64         100          67
RH               77 69 54 52 62 76 82 83 85 80 64 71 87 99100100100100 81 67 84
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  W  W NW  N  N NE  N  N  N  W NW NW  N SE SE  E
Wind Spd         12 10  8  5  2  3  2  3  3  4  6  6  6  5  3  2  2  1  2  2  3
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        99 98 97 96 95 94 91 89 98 96 99 99100 96 79 74 73 73 73 72 70
PoP 12HR                     70          20          80          60           5
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.01        0.15        0.09           0
Rain
Rain Shwrs       NM NM SC SC IS IS       NM NM  O  O NM NM IS IS             IS
Tstms                                          IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     1     1
Haines                  2     4     4     4     2     3     3     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2600  2500  1200   300  1300  1300   800     0  1100  1000
T Wind Dir              N     N     W     N    NE     N    NW    NW    NE    SE
T Wind Spd             19    12     2     4    11    11     8     4     3     4


Date               Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            55    71      53    72      50    71      54    75
Temp          56   56 68 66 56   53 67 66 53   50 67 63 55   54 71 68
Dewpt         56   56 63 59 55   52 53 50 49   47 51 52 52   52 58 57
Max/Min RH        100    74      97    50      91    50      96    56
RH           100  100 82 79 96   97 62 58 84   90 56 67 91   96 63 67
Pwind Dir           E     W       N     N      NE     E      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC FW   SC SC B1
PoP 12HR           20    30      20    20      20    10       5     5
Rain Shwrs    IS   IS SC SC IS   IS IS IS IS   IS
Tstms                 IS IS

$$

TXZ229-152230-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
336 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

Date             Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17            Sun 12/17/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      58          43          52          42          66
Temp             49 51 56 58 54 49 46 44 44 45 49 52 46 45 45 43 43 46 59 66 62
Dewpt            37 35 31 30 33 34 37 38 39 40 40 43 46 45 45 43 43 46 51 52 51
Min/Max RH                   35          86          69         100          61
RH               63 54 38 35 45 56 70 79 83 81 69 72100 98 99100100100 74 61 68
Wind Dir         NE  N NE NE SE  S  S SW  W  S SE SE  E NE SE  E  E  E  S  S SE
Wind Spd          8  8  5  4  3  4  4  3  1  2  3  4  3  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  2
Clouds           OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        96 94 91 86 85 86 83 91 96 98 99 99 98 82 71 67 65 63 59 54 57
PoP 12HR                     30          10          80          30           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.32        0.08           0
Rain
Rain Shwrs       SC SC IS IS             NM NM  O  O SC SC
Tstms                                          IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           3900  4800   900   400  2100  1800   600   100  1500  1700
T Wind Dir              N     E     S     S    SE     E    SE     E    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             11     8    10     4     5    10     3     1     2     4


Date               Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            52    68      49    69      47    69      49    73
Temp          54   53 63 65 54   49 64 64 52   47 63 64 53   50 66 68
Dewpt         50   53 56 52 49   46 46 45 44   44 47 47 47   47 54 52
Max/Min RH        100    63      89    43      88    46      94    51
RH            85  100 77 63 83   88 52 50 73   88 55 55 83   91 66 56
Pwind Dir           E     N       N     N      NE    SE      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   B1 B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR           10    20      10    10      20     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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