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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
330 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

TXZ245-202215-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
330 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Date             Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      83          76          85          74          85
Temp          75 74 79 83 83 79 78 79 78 77 83 85 84 80 78 77 76 75 82 84 84 78
Dewpt         71 71 73 72 71 73 74 73 72 73 74 74 73 75 75 75 75 74 72 68 65 62
Min/Max RH                   67          94          69          99          54
RH            90 90 83 69 69 83 89 84 85 88 75 70 70 86 92 92 97 98 74 61 54 59
Wind Dir      SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SW NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd       6  6  4  6  8  9  6 10 10  9  9 11 11  9  9  8  5  5  5 10 13 13
Heat Index             87 87                90 92 91                87 87 86
Clouds        B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW
Clouds(%)     77 74 67 47 45 47 57 68 67 67 67 46 60 61 62 73 72 76 69 51 34 15
PoP 12HR                     20          30          30          40          60
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.09        0.04        0.14        0.26
Rain Shwrs    SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC
Tstms         SC                   IS IS IS IS       SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     2     2     1     3     3     4     3
Haines                  5     5     4     4     3     3     4     4     3     5
Mixing Hgt           3800  3600  1800  1700  4300  4200  1600  1600  4300  4300
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    NW     N
T Wind Spd             14    18    23    21    20    21    21    13    10    23


Date          Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            60      80      60      81      57      75      58      80
Temp          68 60 76 74 65 61 79 73 64 57 73 68 63 59 78 75
Dewpt         55 49 47 51 52 52 53 51 49 47 43 46 46 50 52 57
Max/Min RH         69      33      75      39      69      32      73      41
RH            62 67 35 44 64 74 41 47 59 68 33 45 54 73 42 55
Pwind Dir           N       N       W       N       N      NE      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       0       5       0       5       5

$$

TXZ231-202215-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
330 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Date             Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      90          70          91          71          87
Temp          70 69 78 87 90 83 75 72 71 70 79 89 91 82 74 73 72 71 79 84 87 80
Dewpt         69 69 71 67 62 65 70 72 71 70 74 70 69 71 73 73 72 71 70 65 60 52
Min/Max RH                   39         100          48         100          37
RH            97 98 81 52 39 54 87 99100100 84 55 49 69 96100100100 75 52 40 38
Wind Dir       E  E SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  S NW  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd       2  2  3  4  8  8  6  4  3  3  5  9 10 10  9  6  3  3  6 11 13 10
Heat Index             89    85                94 96 86                86
Clouds        B2 OV B2 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW
Clouds(%)     86 89 78 47 43 45 45 44 59 64 64 41 53 55 57 64 70 65 52 37 35 10
PoP 12HR                      5          10          10          20          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.07        0.06
Rain Shwrs    IS                                     IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
Tstms                                                IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
Obvis         PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     5     4     3     3     5
Mixing Hgt           5200  5900  2600  1800  5200  5200  3400  1900  5700  5900
T Wind Dir              S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE     S    NW     N
T Wind Spd              9    14    19    16    17    20    20     9     9    20


Date          Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            54      83      54      84      50      79      51      84
Temp          63 54 78 74 59 54 81 73 57 51 75 71 56 53 81 76
Dewpt         47 44 39 40 48 46 46 43 45 42 36 38 42 45 45 50
Max/Min RH         72      21      78      25      75      21      77      27
RH            57 70 25 29 66 74 29 34 64 72 24 30 59 74 29 39
Pwind Dir           N      NW       W       N      NE      NE       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       0       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ247-202215-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
330 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Date             Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      82          79          84          77          84
Temp          77 75 79 82 82 80 80 81 80 80 84 83 82 80 79 79 78 77 81 83 83 77
Dewpt         73 73 73 72 73 74 75 75 74 75 75 74 75 75 75 75 75 74 73 70 67 64
Min/Max RH                   73          86          75          94          59
RH            87 92 84 74 75 83 85 82 83 84 76 75 79 86 88 89 92 93 76 65 59 64
Wind Dir      SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SW NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd       8  6  5  6  6 10 10 12 12 11  9 10 11 10 10  9  6  5  6  9 12 14
Heat Index             86 87       84 83    91 90 88                87 86 86
Clouds        B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC FW
Clouds(%)     74 70 65 47 45 47 55 63 64 64 64 43 60 60 61 67 67 74 74 53 35 15
PoP 12HR                     20          30          30          30          60
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.09        0.03        0.13        0.26
Rain Shwrs    SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC
Tstms         SC                   IS IS IS IS       SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     2     2     1     3     3     4     3
Haines                  5     5     4     4     3     3     4     4     3     5
Mixing Hgt           2200  2300  2100  2300  2800  2700  1500  1500  2600  3900
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    NW     N
T Wind Spd             14    18    24    24    21    23    23    16     9    23


Date          Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            64      80      65      80      61      75      63      79
Temp          70 64 77 75 68 65 78 74 67 62 74 70 66 63 78 76
Dewpt         57 52 48 52 53 54 55 53 52 50 44 47 48 52 54 58
Max/Min RH         67      35      69      42      66      33      69      43
RH            64 66 36 44 59 69 44 48 59 65 34 44 51 69 43 55
Pwind Dir           N       N       N       N       N      NE      SE       S
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       0       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ234-202215-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
330 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Date             Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      86          72          88          72          85
Temp          71 71 78 84 85 79 75 74 73 73 82 88 87 82 77 76 74 72 81 84 85 78
Dewpt         70 70 74 72 72 72 73 73 73 73 76 75 74 73 74 73 73 71 70 67 62 57
Min/Max RH                   64         100          63         100          45
RH            94 98 87 67 65 78 94 96100100 82 66 64 76 89 92 98 96 70 58 46 50
Wind Dir       E  E SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  W NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd       4  3  4  6  8  8  5  5  5  5  8 12 13  9  6  5  3  4  5 11 13 11
Heat Index             90 91                89 97 96 87             85 87
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC SC FW
Clouds(%)     77 78 74 63 45 47 63 79 73 71 71 61 67 60 65 82 77 84 74 50 31 14
PoP 12HR                     20          20          30          40          60
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.07        0.13        0.17        0.27
Rain Shwrs    SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC
Tstms         SC                         IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC
Obvis         PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3     4     3
Haines                  3     5     5     5     3     3     4     3     3     5
Mixing Hgt           4000  4300  1300  1300  5400  5300  1500  1500  4000  3700
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE     S    NW     N
T Wind Spd             12    19    18    13    17    20    19     9    12    24


Date          Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            53      81      53      82      52      77      50      80
Temp          63 53 76 72 58 54 79 72 58 52 73 67 55 51 79 74
Dewpt         49 45 46 49 49 48 51 49 44 42 40 43 42 46 50 53
Max/Min RH         75      30      82      34      70      27      82      36
RH            61 73 34 44 73 79 37 43 60 68 30 42 60 80 37 48
Pwind Dir           N       N      NW       N       N      NE       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       0       5       0       5       5

$$

TXZ241-202215-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
330 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Date             Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      90          70          91          72          91
Temp          69 68 77 87 90 82 75 72 71 71 80 89 90 83 77 75 73 72 80 88 91 82
Dewpt         69 68 73 67 66 69 73 72 71 71 75 73 72 72 74 74 73 72 72 66 62 57
Min/Max RH                   43         100          54         100          37
RH            99100 86 52 44 66 94100100100 88 59 54 70 90 97100100 77 49 38 42
Wind Dir      SE  E  S  S SE SE SE SE  S SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  W  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd       3  2  3  6  8  8  6  4  4  3  6 10 11 10  9  5  3  4  5 10 12 11
Heat Index             90 92 85                96 98 89                90
Clouds        B2 OV B2 SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW
Clouds(%)     86 89 77 42 26 21 34 45 56 59 59 39 49 54 56 63 78 57 53 46 26 15
PoP 12HR                      5          10          10          10          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs    IS                                                 SC SC SC SC
Tstms                                                            SC SC SC SC
Obvis         PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
Haines                  5     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     4
Mixing Hgt           4700  5500  2200  1800  4700  5200  2600  1700  6800  6600
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE     S    NW     N
T Wind Spd              8    16    17    14    17    21    19     8     5    20


Date          Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            55      84      54      85      52      80      52      85
Temp          65 55 79 76 60 55 82 74 59 52 76 72 58 53 82 77
Dewpt         49 45 40 42 48 46 46 46 46 43 37 40 43 45 48 52
Max/Min RH         70      21      76      26      73      22      76      29
RH            55 68 24 29 63 72 28 36 61 69 24 32 56 73 30 43
Pwind Dir           N       N      NW       N      NE      NE      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       0       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ229-202215-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
330 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Date             Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      89          70          92          71          86
Temp          70 69 74 84 89 85 78 73 71 70 76 87 92 88 80 76 73 71 76 82 86 79
Dewpt         68 68 69 65 62 62 65 69 70 70 71 68 65 66 69 71 71 69 68 60 55 49
Min/Max RH                   39         100          40          96          33
RH            92 98 85 54 40 46 64 86 97100 83 53 40 49 70 84 93 94 77 47 35 34
Wind Dir       E  E SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE NE  N  N  N NE
Wind Spd       4  3  4  6  6  6  8  8  5  5  6  8  9  6  8  5  3  3  6 12 12  9
Heat Index                                     90 94 91
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC CL
Clouds(%)     72 75 70 55 45 45 35 25 54 64 64 34 30 33 36 60 71 63 48 29 29  0
PoP 12HR                      5           5           5          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.05        0.04
Rain Shwrs                                           IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS
Tstms                                                IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     2
Haines                  3     4     4     3     4     4     4     3     3     5
Mixing Hgt           5000  5800  3800  1900  4800  5100  3300  1400  4300  5000
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     N    NE
T Wind Spd             11    14    20    18    17    17    19     9    12    21


Date          Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max            53      83      54      84      52      79      52      84
Temp          63 53 78 77 60 55 80 77 60 52 74 73 57 52 78 80
Dewpt         46 42 40 41 43 45 46 41 42 40 37 39 40 44 47 49
Max/Min RH         67      22      69      25      66      23      73      29
RH            53 67 26 27 53 69 30 28 52 65 26 29 51 73 34 34
Pwind Dir           N      NW       W      NE      NE      NE       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

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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