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FOUS54 KCRP 252103
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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
303 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

TXZ245-261015-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
303 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

Date           02/25/18      Mon 02/26/18            Tue 02/27/18            Wed
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                      58          69          63          75          67
Temp             68 65 63 61 58 59 67 69 64 63 63 63 66 70 75 75 71 69 69 69 69
Dewpt            64 63 60 59 57 58 59 60 60 61 61 63 66 67 69 70 68 67 67 67 66
Max/Min RH                   99          74         100          86          98
RH               88 93 93 94 96 97 78 75 86 94 95100 98 95 87 86 92 95 97 95 92
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd          4  5  6  6  6  9 10 10  9  8  6  6  5  8 10 11 11 11 10  9  9
Clouds           OV B2 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        93 79 61 77 89 90 84 81 79 83 88 87 92 93 84 73 69 49 69 68 76
PoP 12HR                     20          20          20          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.01        0.03        0.02        0.02
Drizzle                                               O
Rain                                S  S
Rain Shwrs       IS IS                   IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
Tstms            IS IS                                     IS IS IS
Obvis                                          PF  F  F PF          PF PF PF PF
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     4     3     3     2     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt            700   800  1900  2400  1800   900  1700  2100  1200  1100
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE    NE     E     E    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             10    12    16    17    13    11    14    20    19    17


Date           02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18  Fri 03/02/18  Sat 03/03/18  Sun 03/04/18
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          77      61    71      54    68      58    70      62    72
Temp          76 72 67   61 68 64 57   54 67 64 61   58 69 66 65   63 67 65
Dewpt         68 67 64   53 48 52 49   48 52 55 55   55 58 59 59   59 61 61
Min/Max RH       75      85    44      81    50      89    66      88    73
RH            78 84 82   66 47 59 73   81 52 68 81   89 69 76 82   88 83 87
Pwind Dir         S      SW     N       N    NE       E     E       E    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 B2 B2
PoP 12HR         20      30    10       5    10      10    20      20    20
Drizzle                                                  S  S
Rain Shwrs    IS IS SC   SC                                   IS   IS IS IS
Tstms         IS IS SC   SC                                   IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-261015-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
303 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

Date           02/25/18      Mon 02/26/18            Tue 02/27/18            Wed
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                      53          70          61          79          64
Temp             67 61 57 54 53 55 66 70 66 62 61 61 65 68 74 78 76 70 69 68 67
Dewpt            60 59 57 54 53 55 55 54 55 57 58 60 64 65 68 67 68 66 66 66 65
Max/Min RH                  100          58         100          71          98
RH               79 92100100100 99 69 58 67 86 91 99 99 96 84 71 74 87 93 95 92
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd          6  4  4  3  4  6  8  8  6  4  4  4  5  8  9  9  8  9  9  6  4
Clouds           B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        76 51 52 69 80 92 77 65 66 83 89 96 95 96 88 82 69 50 71 70 77
PoP 12HR                     10           5          30          40          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.05        0.03           0
Drizzle                                              AR
Rain Shwrs                               SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                                                      IS IS IS
Obvis                                          PF  F  F PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     4     3     3     3     4     4
Mixing Hgt           1200   800  1600  2100  1700   900  2000  3200  2200  1400
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE     E     E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              9     6    11    13     9     8    12    14    16    12


Date           02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18  Fri 03/02/18  Sat 03/03/18  Sun 03/04/18
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          86      59    73      50    72      54    75      59    77
Temp          79 80 68   59 65 66 54   50 68 67 55   54 70 69 61   60 69 69
Dewpt         65 64 60   45 41 43 45   43 46 50 53   53 55 57 57   57 60 60
Min/Max RH       51      66    31      81    38      96    55      91    62
RH            63 55 60   55 41 42 72   80 41 52 91   96 61 65 88   91 72 73
Pwind Dir         S       W     N      NE     E       E     E       E    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B1   B1 B2 B2
PoP 12HR         10      40    10       5    10      10    20      20    20
Drizzle                                                  S  S
Rain Shwrs          SC   SC                                   IS   IS IS IS
Tstms               SC   SC                                   IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-261015-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
303 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

Date           02/25/18      Mon 02/26/18            Tue 02/27/18            Wed
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                      59          68          64          72          67
Temp             67 64 62 61 59 61 66 68 66 65 65 64 66 69 72 72 69 68 68 69 68
Dewpt            65 63 61 60 58 59 59 60 60 62 63 64 65 67 68 68 67 67 67 67 66
Max/Min RH                   98          77         100          90          97
RH               93 98 98 97 97 93 80 78 83 92 93 98 97 95 91 90 94 96 97 95 94
Wind Dir         SW  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd          5  6  8  8  8 11 12 11 11 10  8  8  6  9 10 11 12 12 12 11 10
Clouds           OV B2 B1 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        93 84 66 82 89 91 89 83 82 88 88 87 92 90 78 70 67 47 65 63 72
PoP 12HR                     20          20          20          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.01        0.04        0.02           0
Drizzle                                               O
Rain Shwrs       IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
Tstms            IS IS                                     IS IS IS
Obvis            PF PF                                F PF PF PF PF PF PF PF PF
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     5     4     3     3     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt            700   900  1700  2100  1700   800   800   700  1000   800
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE    NE     E     E    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             11    13    19    19    17    12    16    20    21    19


Date           02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18  Fri 03/02/18  Sat 03/03/18  Sun 03/04/18
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          75      62    71      56    67      60    69      63    70
Temp          75 72 68   62 68 66 60   56 67 64 62   61 69 65 67   64 66 65
Dewpt         67 67 64   55 48 53 51   51 52 56 57   57 59 59 60   60 62 61
Min/Max RH       76      84    44      81    53      88    68      88    76
RH            79 83 82   70 45 58 71   81 54 70 82   88 70 80 80   87 84 88
Pwind Dir         S      SW     N       N    NE       E     E       E    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B1   B2 B2 B2
PoP 12HR         20      30    10       5    10      20    20      20    20
Drizzle                                          S    S  S  S
Rain Shwrs    IS IS SC   SC                                   IS   IS IS IS
Tstms         IS IS SC   SC                                   IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-261015-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
303 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

Date           02/25/18      Mon 02/26/18            Tue 02/27/18            Wed
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                      54          71          60          77          66
Temp             66 61 59 57 55 57 68 71 64 61 60 60 65 69 75 77 73 69 69 69 69
Dewpt            60 59 57 55 54 55 56 58 57 59 59 59 64 65 68 68 67 66 66 66 66
Max/Min RH                  100          61         100          73         100
RH               82 90 92 94 96 96 65 63 78 96 98 96 96 92 81 73 82 96100100 91
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd          5  6  5  5  6  9  9  8  6  6  5  5  5  8  9  9  9  9  8  6  6
Clouds           OV B2 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        92 70 63 74 83 93 85 70 71 82 81 91 94 96 93 82 71 55 78 77 85
PoP 12HR                     20          10          20          40          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.02        0.03        0.02
Drizzle                                              AR
Rain Shwrs       IS IS                   IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms            IS IS                                     IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Obvis                                          PF  F  F PF
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     5     5     5     5     3     3     3     4     4
Mixing Hgt            800   800  2200  2600  1800   900  3000  4300  1600  1400
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE    NE     E     E    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             11    10    14    13    10     9    13    16    16    12


Date           02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18  Fri 03/02/18  Sat 03/03/18  Sun 03/04/18
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          80      59    73      49    70      53    72      58    74
Temp          77 73 64   59 68 63 52   49 67 64 54   53 69 67 61   59 67 66
Dewpt         67 65 61   49 45 48 44   43 48 51 50   50 55 56 54   56 59 59
Min/Max RH       66      84    39      82    43      90    57      88    63
RH            73 75 82   66 44 53 74   82 46 59 80   90 61 66 82   87 74 78
Pwind Dir         S      SW     N       N     E       E     E       E    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2
PoP 12HR         20      40    10       5    10      10    20      20    20
Drizzle                                                  S  S
Rain Shwrs    IS IS SC   SC                                   IS   IS IS IS
Tstms         IS IS SC   SC                                   IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ241-261015-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
303 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

Date           02/25/18      Mon 02/26/18            Tue 02/27/18            Wed
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                      56          71          62          81          66
Temp             72 65 61 59 57 58 67 71 67 63 63 63 66 70 78 81 76 69 69 69 68
Dewpt            63 61 59 58 56 56 57 57 57 60 61 63 66 67 68 67 66 66 66 66 65
Max/Min RH                   99          61         100          62          94
RH               71 87 95 97 99 92 69 61 71 90 93100 98 91 73 62 71 85 91 89 90
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd          6  6  5  5  5  8  9  9  9  6  5  4  5  9 10 11 10 10 10  6  5
Heat Index                                                    84
Clouds           B2 B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        76 66 61 83 90 92 79 73 84 90 94 94 94 94 81 77 57 45 64 65 70
PoP 12HR                     10          10          30          30          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.05        0.02           0
Drizzle                                              AR
Rain Shwrs                               IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                                                      IS IS IS
Obvis                                          PF  F  F PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     3     3     3     3     4     4
Mixing Hgt           1000   800  1500  2100  1500   700  2000  4100  1700  1400
T Wind Dir              N     N     N    NE     E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             11     9    14    16    12     9    14    19    19    13


Date           02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18  Fri 03/02/18  Sat 03/03/18  Sun 03/04/18
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          87      61    75      52    74      57    77      61    78
Temp          81 80 68   61 71 68 56   52 71 69 59   57 72 70 63   62 72 71
Dewpt         65 63 62   46 41 43 46   44 49 53 55   55 57 58 58   59 61 61
Min/Max RH       47      69    29      78    40      90    53      90    61
RH            58 54 66   51 33 40 70   78 43 55 84   90 59 65 87   90 70 72
Pwind Dir         S      SW     N      NE     E       E     E       E    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B2 B2
PoP 12HR         10      30    10       5    10      10    20      20    20
Drizzle                                                  S  S
Rain Shwrs          SC   SC                                   IS   IS IS IS
Tstms               SC   SC                                   IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ229-261015-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
303 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

Date           02/25/18      Mon 02/26/18            Tue 02/27/18            Wed
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                      52          72          59          77          64
Temp             66 63 58 55 52 55 65 72 70 62 59 59 63 66 72 77 77 72 68 66 65
Dewpt            58 57 55 53 51 52 51 49 50 53 55 58 62 61 65 67 66 65 64 63 63
Max/Min RH                   97          43         100          69          95
RH               76 82 89 94 97 88 59 44 49 72 85 96 98 98 88 76 69 73 76 89 89
Wind Dir         NE NE NE  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  E
Wind Spd          5  4  4  3  4  5  5  8  8  6  4  4  5  6  6  4  3  5  6  5  4
Clouds           SC FW SC B1 B1 B2 SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1
Clouds(%)        30 20 38 59 66 70 48 47 51 70 84 94 92 93 87 74 59 56 73 77 67
PoP 12HR                      5           5          40          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.05        0.03        0.02
Drizzle                                              AR
Rain Shwrs                               SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                                      IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Obvis                                          PF  F  F PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     4     3     3     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt           1100   500  1400  1600  1400   600   900  1800  1300  1200
T Wind Dir             NE     N    NE     E     E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              8     6     9    13    11     9    11     9    10    10


Date           02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18  Fri 03/02/18  Sat 03/03/18  Sun 03/04/18
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          84      56    74      50    72      54    74      58    77
Temp          75 82 65   56 67 70 54   50 65 70 57   54 68 72 63   60 69 71
Dewpt         64 61 47   37 38 39 42   41 42 45 51   52 55 55 56   56 59 58
Min/Max RH       45      54    26      77    33      93    50      88    57
RH            71 45 36   48 32 31 63   77 40 39 76   93 62 52 79   87 70 64
Pwind Dir         S      NW     N      NE     E       E    SE      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1
PoP 12HR         10      20     5       0     5       5    20      10    20
Drizzle                                                  S  S
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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