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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
347 AM CDT Sun Sep 24 2017

TXZ245-242215-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
347 AM CDT Sun Sep 24 2017

Date             Sun 09/24/17            Mon 09/25/17            Tue 09/26/17
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          77          88          78          87
Temp          80 79 84 88 89 83 81 80 79 77 83 87 88 83 81 80 80 78 83 86 87 83
Dewpt         74 74 75 75 74 75 74 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 74 75 76 76 76
Min/Max RH                   63          90          65          89          70
RH            83 86 76 67 63 78 83 84 85 89 78 69 65 79 83 85 85 89 79 73 70 81
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E
Wind Spd       9  6  9 10 10 10  9  8  6  6  8  9 10 10 10  9  8  6  8  9 10 10
Heat Index          91 97 98 90 83          89 96 98 90 86 83 82    90 96 98 91
Clouds        SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     40 47 50 48 52 40 37 42 47 55 55 61 66 48 57 67 73 79 76 74 74 74
PoP 12HR                     30          20          30          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.01        0.02        0.03        0.09
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms         IS IS IS SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     2     3     1     2     3     3     2     2     3     3
Haines                  3     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     3     3
Mixing Hgt           4900  4700  2900  2500  4800  4600  2800  3000  4800  4600
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             14    16    18    14    11    14    19    19    16    17


Date          Wed 09/27/17 Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17
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            78      87      76      86      74      85      68      83
Temp          80 78 86 82 78 76 85 80 76 74 84 76 72 68 81 75
Dewpt         76 75 76 75 75 73 73 73 72 69 69 68 63 61 61 60
Max/Min RH         90      69      92      66      90      58      81      48
RH            88 90 73 82 89 91 69 81 89 87 62 75 75 80 52 60
Pwind Dir          SE       E       E       E      NE      NE      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12HR           30      40      20      30      20      20      10      10
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms         SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-242215-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
347 AM CDT Sun Sep 24 2017

Date             Sun 09/24/17            Mon 09/25/17            Tue 09/26/17
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                      92          74          91          74          90
Temp          75 74 81 89 92 86 79 77 76 74 81 89 91 86 79 77 75 74 80 87 90 85
Dewpt         74 73 75 70 70 71 73 74 73 73 74 71 71 72 73 73 74 73 73 72 73 73
Min/Max RH                   49          96          51          99          57
RH            96 96 83 54 49 62 81 90 92 96 81 57 51 64 81 90 95 99 79 61 57 69
Wind Dir      SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE  E
Wind Spd       5  4  6  8 10 10  8  5  4  5  8  8 11  9  6  4  3  4  5  8  8  8
Heat Index          86 95 97 92             86 95 98 91                94 98 91
Clouds        SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     36 59 60 62 50 41 47 51 49 68 67 71 74 73 77 81 84 87 86 85 86 87
PoP 12HR                     30          10          40          30          40
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0        0.02        0.08        0.22
Rain Shwrs       IS IS SC SC             SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms            IS IS SC SC             SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     2     3     1     1     3     3     3     3     3     3
Haines                  3     3     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt           6300  6400  3500  1700  6000  5900  3000  1400  6300  5700
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             13    16    20    11    13    17    21    13    17    21


Date          Wed 09/27/17 Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17
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            74      90      71      89      70      85      65      83
Temp          76 74 88 84 74 71 86 83 73 70 82 78 68 65 80 77
Dewpt         75 74 73 73 74 71 70 69 71 67 65 63 60 59 57 56
Max/Min RH        100      57     100      53      93      50      82      40
RH            96100 62 70 98100 59 65 93 91 56 60 76 82 45 49
Pwind Dir           E       E       E       E      NE      NE      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR           40      40      40      30      30      20      10      10
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ247-242215-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
347 AM CDT Sun Sep 24 2017

Date             Sun 09/24/17            Mon 09/25/17            Tue 09/26/17
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          79          88          80          86
Temp          80 80 84 86 89 83 81 81 80 79 84 85 88 83 82 82 81 80 83 85 86 83
Dewpt         75 75 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 76 77 77 77
Min/Max RH                   65          87          68          87          74
RH            84 86 76 71 65 79 82 83 84 87 78 73 68 79 82 81 82 87 80 78 74 82
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E
Wind Spd      11  9 10 11 11 11 11 10  9  8  8  9 10 11 12 12 10  9  9 10 11 12
Heat Index    85    93 96 99 91 87 86 86    92 95 98 91 88 88 87 83 92 95 98 91
Clouds        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     42 47 50 46 46 40 42 43 45 57 53 58 64 48 56 64 71 78 76 74 72 70
PoP 12HR                     30          20          30          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.02        0.02        0.04        0.08
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms         IS IS IS SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     2     3     1     2     3     3     2     2     3     3
Haines                  3     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     3     3
Mixing Hgt           3700  3700  3200  3500  3800  3700  3100  3100  4100  3900
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             14    16    18    16    11    16    20    19    16    17


Date          Wed 09/27/17 Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17
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            81      86      79      85      77      85      71      82
Temp          81 81 85 82 80 79 83 80 78 77 83 77 73 71 79 76
Dewpt         77 76 76 76 75 74 74 74 74 71 71 69 65 64 63 62
Max/Min RH         88      72      87      68      88      62      81      51
RH            87 87 77 83 86 86 73 81 86 84 67 79 76 80 57 63
Pwind Dir          SE       E       E       E      NE      NE      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC
PoP 12HR           30      40      20      30      20      20      10      10
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms         SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-242215-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
347 AM CDT Sun Sep 24 2017

Date             Sun 09/24/17            Mon 09/25/17            Tue 09/26/17
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          73          90          74          89
Temp          74 73 82 88 89 83 78 75 74 73 82 88 90 84 79 76 75 74 82 88 89 84
Dewpt         73 73 75 73 73 73 74 73 73 72 75 73 73 74 74 74 74 73 74 75 75 75
Min/Max RH                   59          98          57          97          64
RH            97 97 80 62 59 73 87 93 96 98 79 61 57 72 87 93 95 97 77 66 64 75
Wind Dir       E  E SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd       4  5  8  9 10  9  5  4  4  5  6  8 10  9  6  4  3  4  5  6  8  8
Heat Index          89 96 97 89             89 97 98 91             88 98 99 91
Clouds        SC SC SC B1 B1 SC FW SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     37 45 48 58 53 38 21 34 52 54 49 63 66 54 63 72 74 77 77 77 80 83
PoP 12HR                     30          10          30          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.06           0        0.02        0.02        0.12
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS SC SC             SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms         IS IS IS SC SC             SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     2     3     1     1     3     3     2     2     3     3
Haines                  3     3     4     4     3     4     5     5     3     3
Mixing Hgt           5300  5400  2300   600  5600  5900  2200   500  4500  4500
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     E     E    SE    SE    SE     E    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             13    17    11     5    10    13    12     6    13    17


Date          Wed 09/27/17 Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17
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            74      89      72      88      71      85      64      82
Temp          77 74 88 83 75 72 87 82 73 71 84 77 67 64 81 75
Dewpt         75 73 75 74 73 72 72 72 71 67 66 66 60 58 58 59
Max/Min RH         96      62      98      59      93      54      82      45
RH            94 96 64 76 96 98 61 72 91 89 55 68 78 82 46 57
Pwind Dir           E       E       E       E       N      NE       N      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           30      40      20      30      20      20      10      10
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms         SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ241-242215-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
347 AM CDT Sun Sep 24 2017

Date             Sun 09/24/17            Mon 09/25/17            Tue 09/26/17
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                      93          73          92          74          92
Temp          76 74 84 91 91 86 81 77 75 73 83 90 91 86 81 77 76 74 83 90 91 85
Dewpt         74 73 74 71 72 73 74 74 73 73 75 72 72 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 74 74
Min/Max RH                   50          98          52         100          55
RH            94 96 73 53 52 65 81 90 93 98 75 56 55 67 79 88 93100 73 58 58 70
Wind Dir      SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E
Wind Spd       4  5  8  9 11 11  8  5  4  5  8  9 11 12  9  6  5  5  6  9 11 11
Heat Index          91 98 99 93 85          90 97 98 93 85          90 99100 93
Clouds        SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     40 55 62 65 47 40 49 53 54 62 59 75 75 73 71 69 76 84 84 84 84 85
PoP 12HR                     30          10          40          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0        0.03        0.10        0.22
Rain Shwrs       IS IS SC SC             SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms            IS IS SC SC             SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     2     3     1     1     3     3     2     2     3     3
Haines                  3     3     4     3     3     3     3     4     4     3
Mixing Hgt           6200  6500  3700  2600  6200  6000  3000  1300  5800  5200
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             13    16    19    11    13    17    20    12    17    20


Date          Wed 09/27/17 Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17
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            73      91      72      90      70      87      66      85
Temp          77 73 89 84 76 72 88 83 74 70 86 79 70 66 83 78
Dewpt         75 73 74 74 74 72 72 72 72 69 67 66 62 60 59 57
Max/Min RH        100      57     100      55      96      50      84      40
RH            94100 60 71 94100 59 69 95 94 54 63 78 84 44 50
Pwind Dir           E       E       E       E      NE      NE       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR           30      40      30      30      30      20      10      10
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ229-242215-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
347 AM CDT Sun Sep 24 2017

Date             Sun 09/24/17            Mon 09/25/17            Tue 09/26/17
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                      96          75          94          76          93
Temp          76 75 81 90 95 93 84 80 77 75 81 89 93 91 83 80 78 76 81 89 93 90
Dewpt         72 72 72 68 65 66 70 71 72 73 72 69 66 68 71 72 73 73 72 72 71 71
Min/Max RH                   37          91          41          90          48
RH            87 91 73 47 37 42 63 75 84 91 75 52 41 48 66 78 86 90 75 57 49 53
Wind Dir      SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE  E
Wind Spd       6  8  9  9  9 11 11  9  6  8  9  9 11 11 10  9  8  6  8  9  9  9
Heat Index          86 94 98 96 88          85 93 97 95 88          86 96100 97
Clouds        SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV
Clouds(%)     35 61 62 58 59 62 53 62 67 76 74 78 84 80 84 87 91 95 93 91 90 89
PoP 12HR                     20          20          40          50          60
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.02        0.10        0.20        0.34
Rain Shwrs             IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
Tstms                  IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
LAL                     1     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     4     4
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mixing Hgt           7200  7900  4600  2100  6500  7000  3900  2200  4600  5300
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             16    16    24    17    16    17    27    20    20    18


Date          Wed 09/27/17 Thu 09/28/17 Fri 09/29/17 Sat 09/30/17
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            74      91      72      89      70      84      64      81
Temp          78 74 87 88 76 72 85 87 74 70 80 81 68 64 77 79
Dewpt         73 73 71 70 71 71 69 67 68 66 63 63 57 57 55 56
Max/Min RH         96      50      94      48      87      50      78      41
RH            85 96 60 54 84 94 59 52 81 86 55 54 67 78 46 45
Pwind Dir           E       E       E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
PoP 12HR           60      60      60      40      40      40      20      10
Rain Shwrs    NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms         NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC 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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