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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
329 PM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

TXZ245-281045-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
329 PM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

Date           03/27/17      Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17            Thu
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                      72          83          72          81          68
Temp          79 74 72 72 72 72 76 83 81 76 75 75 74 72 75 80 80 77 72 70 69 68
Dewpt         71 70 71 71 71 71 70 71 70 71 71 71 71 70 70 70 70 70 71 70 68 64
Max/Min RH                   98          66          93          71         100
RH            77 87 95 96 96 98 80 67 69 85 88 88 92 92 83 74 72 80 97100 97 90
Wind Dir       S SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW NW
Wind Spd      10 10 10 10 10 10 12 17 17 16 14 17 13 11 12 12 11 10  9  8  8  8
Heat Index    83                   87 85                      82
Clouds        SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV B1 SC SC B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)     44 39 40 59 63 60 45 52 55 68 64 64 65 68 78 88 58 29 41 52 50 47
PoP 12HR                      5          10          10          50          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.14        0.04
Rain Shwrs                                           SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                                                SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     3     3
Haines                  4     4     5     5     4     3     3     4     4     5
Mixing Hgt           1400  1500  1700  1800  2000  1600  1900  1800  1100  1000
T Wind Dir             SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S     W
T Wind Spd             14    16    18    23    25    25    21    20    14    13


Date           03/30 Fri 03/31/17 Sat 04/01/17 Sun 04/02/17 Mon 04/03/17
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            80      65      80      70      79      70      79      66      78
Temp          78 76 68 65 78 77 71 70 78 76 71 70 78 75 68 66 76 73
Dewpt         58 58 59 61 63 66 67 68 68 68 69 69 70 66 66 64 61 63
Min/Max RH         46      86      59      94      70      97      70      93      58
RH            51 53 74 86 61 69 85 94 71 78 94 97 76 74 91 92 60 70
Pwind Dir          NW       E       S      SE      SE      SE       S      SE      NW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           10       5       5      10      20      40      50      30      20
Rain Shwrs                            IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms                                 IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ231-281045-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
329 PM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

Date           03/27/17      Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17            Thu
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          88          69          90          61
Temp          88 83 74 72 71 70 77 85 88 82 74 72 71 70 78 87 90 82 70 67 63 61
Dewpt         70 69 68 69 70 69 69 66 65 68 70 70 70 68 65 61 55 52 56 61 60 56
Max/Min RH                  100          46          98          31          88
RH            57 62 82 90 97 98 78 53 47 62 88 95 98 91 64 42 31 35 61 81 88 84
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE NE  N NW NW  N NW SW  W NW
Wind Spd       6 10 10  9  8  9 12 17 17 16 14 16 13  6  8  8  5  4  3  3  4  6
Heat Index    92 87                88 90 85
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC FW SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     67 52 52 54 62 65 57 54 57 56 55 63 63 74 67 60 38 17 26 35 34 33
PoP 12HR                      5          10          30          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.10        0.08        0.04
Rain Shwrs                               IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                    IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     2     2     2
Haines                  4     3     3     2     4     4     4     6     6     5
Mixing Hgt           2900  1700  3100  5000  2100  2100  1700  2200  1900   700
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     N    NW     W     W
T Wind Spd             16    14    18    24    24    25    13    10     6     9


Date           03/30 Fri 03/31/17 Sat 04/01/17 Sun 04/02/17 Mon 04/03/17
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            84      59      89      66      85      68      84      61      84
Temp          80 77 64 59 84 82 70 66 83 80 71 68 83 77 65 61 81 76
Dewpt         49 48 51 54 55 56 63 65 66 67 68 68 66 61 61 59 54 55
Min/Max RH         28      84      32      95      55      99      49      93      37
RH            33 35 63 84 36 41 77 95 58 66 92 99 57 57 88 93 40 49
Pwind Dir          NW       E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      NW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           10       0       5      10      30      40      50      20      20
Rain Shwrs                            SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                 SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-281045-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
329 PM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

Date           03/27/17      Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17            Thu
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                      73          79          73          79          69
Temp          78 74 73 74 74 73 76 79 78 75 75 75 74 73 76 78 79 77 73 71 70 69
Dewpt         71 71 71 72 71 71 70 71 71 71 71 71 71 70 70 71 71 72 72 71 69 66
Max/Min RH                   95          78          93          78         100
RH            78 90 95 92 92 93 83 78 80 89 88 87 89 92 85 79 79 86 98100 95 88
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW NW
Wind Spd      10 11 11 11 11 11 12 16 17 17 17 18 13 12 12 12 12 10 10  9  9  9
Clouds        SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC
Clouds(%)     41 36 39 59 62 58 46 57 60 66 64 63 64 65 76 88 58 29 41 53 51 49
PoP 12HR                      5           5          10          50          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.11        0.04
Rain Shwrs                                           SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                                                SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     3     3
Haines                  4     4     5     5     4     3     3     3     4     5
Mixing Hgt           1300  1500  1500  1500  1700  1500  1700  1500  1000   900
T Wind Dir             SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S     W
T Wind Spd             14    17    19    23    27    26    23    20    17    16


Date           03/30 Fri 03/31/17 Sat 04/01/17 Sun 04/02/17 Mon 04/03/17
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            79      69      78      71      78      71      78      68      77
Temp          77 76 70 69 77 76 73 71 77 76 72 71 78 75 70 68 76 74
Dewpt         60 59 62 63 65 67 68 69 69 69 70 69 70 67 66 65 63 64
Min/Max RH         51      83      66      92      75      96      73      91      63
RH            56 56 74 83 67 74 84 92 76 81 94 96 79 76 89 90 64 71
Pwind Dir          NW       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      NW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           10       5       5      10      20      40      40      30      20
Rain Shwrs                            IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms                                 IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ234-281045-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
329 PM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

Date           03/27/17      Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17            Thu
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          85          71          85          65
Temp          85 78 72 71 70 70 75 83 84 78 73 73 72 71 76 82 85 79 71 69 66 65
Dewpt         70 69 69 69 70 70 69 68 67 70 71 71 71 70 70 70 68 67 67 67 64 61
Max/Min RH                  100          55          97          58          96
RH            62 73 92 96100100 84 61 56 76 92 95 97 95 81 65 58 65 88 96 93 87
Wind Dir      SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW NW
Wind Spd       9 10  8  6  6  6 10 17 17 16 12 16 13 10 11 11 10  8  6  5  5  6
Heat Index    89                   86 86                   86 88
Clouds        B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B1 SC SC B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)     65 46 50 61 63 66 57 51 45 72 63 65 70 77 83 88 64 40 47 53 50 47
PoP 12HR                      5          10          30          70          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.08        0.40        0.05
Rain Shwrs                               IS IS IS IS NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                                    IS IS IS IS NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     4     3     3     3
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     4     5
Mixing Hgt           2300  1600  2900  3400  2300  2000  1600  1500   600   700
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S     W
T Wind Spd             12    12    16    25    25    24    19    18    12    11


Date           03/30 Fri 03/31/17 Sat 04/01/17 Sun 04/02/17 Mon 04/03/17
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      58      83      65      82      67      80      62      78
Temp          78 75 63 58 79 78 69 65 80 77 70 67 79 74 65 62 77 72
Dewpt         56 56 55 56 59 63 65 65 65 67 68 67 69 66 64 62 60 61
Min/Max RH         42      92      47      99      58     100      66      98      54
RH            46 52 75 92 50 61 88 99 59 71 95100 73 74 95 97 56 68
Pwind Dir          NW       E       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      NW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12HR           10       5       5      10      30      40      50      30      20
Rain Shwrs                            SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms                                 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ241-281045-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
329 PM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

Date           03/27/17      Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17            Thu
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          89          71          93          63
Temp          88 82 74 73 71 70 76 86 89 82 76 74 72 71 79 89 93 84 72 68 65 63
Dewpt         71 69 69 70 70 70 68 67 67 69 70 70 69 68 66 63 58 55 60 65 63 58
Max/Min RH                  100          48          97          32          95
RH            56 64 83 90 98 99 76 53 49 64 84 89 91 94 65 43 32 37 66 90 94 85
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S NE  N NW  N NE  E  S  W NW
Wind Spd       8 11  9  9  9  9 13 17 18 16 12 14 12 10  9  8  6  6  5  4  5  6
Heat Index    93 86                89 91 86
Clouds        SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     43 43 40 56 63 65 49 58 50 48 54 62 60 66 59 51 37 22 29 36 35 34
PoP 12HR                      5          10          10          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.05        0.03
Rain Shwrs                                           SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                                SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     2     2     2
Haines                  3     3     3     3     4     4     3     6     6     5
Mixing Hgt           2400  1700  3100  4700  2300  2100  5200  5000  3100   700
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     N     N    SE     W
T Wind Spd             17    14    17    23    25    24    14    12     9    10


Date           03/30 Fri 03/31/17 Sat 04/01/17 Sun 04/02/17 Mon 04/03/17
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            86      60      89      68      86      69      86      63      85
Temp          82 79 64 60 85 83 71 68 84 81 72 69 84 79 67 63 82 77
Dewpt         49 50 53 55 56 58 64 66 68 69 69 69 66 59 61 60 54 55
Min/Max RH         27      86      34      94      56      99      45      88      36
RH            31 36 66 86 38 44 77 94 58 67 90 99 55 51 81 87 38 46
Pwind Dir          NW       E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      NW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           10       5       5      10      20      30      40      20      20
Rain Shwrs                            IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                 IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ229-281045-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
329 PM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

Date           03/27/17      Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17            Thu
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          92          67          93          61
Temp          82 83 77 73 71 70 75 83 91 90 80 76 71 67 77 89 93 85 71 67 64 61
Dewpt         68 64 66 66 67 67 67 66 63 62 65 67 67 65 55 48 42 40 42 46 45 44
Max/Min RH                   93          38         100          18          53
RH            63 53 71 80 88 93 79 56 40 40 62 75 87 88 46 24 18 21 36 46 51 53
Wind Dir       E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE  S  E  N NW  N NE  N  N  N NW
Wind Spd       4  6  9  9  8  8  9 13 14 11 17 14  6  5  6  8  6  4  4  4  4  5
Heat Index    92                   85
Clouds        SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     49 42 39 53 52 65 66 58 56 53 30 74 64 67 41 15 13 11 20 30 28 26
PoP 12HR                      5          10          40          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.17        0.01           0
Rain Shwrs                               SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms                                    SC SC SC SC IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     3     3     2     1     1     1
Haines                  4     2     3     4     4     4     6     6     6     5
Mixing Hgt           3600  1400  2600  5500  3900  2200  4000  6800  5700   200
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     N     N     N    NW
T Wind Spd             17    13    16    19    21    18    12    11     8     9


Date           03/30 Fri 03/31/17 Sat 04/01/17 Sun 04/02/17 Mon 04/03/17
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            85      60      92      66      87      66      85      60      84
Temp          82 79 65 60 87 84 71 66 85 81 70 66 83 77 64 60 82 76
Dewpt         45 40 44 49 50 48 56 63 63 62 67 64 61 51 58 53 47 48
Min/Max RH         22      68      22      88      44      95      36      83      27
RH            28 25 46 68 28 29 60 88 48 53 90 93 47 39 79 78 30 38
Pwind Dir          NW       S      SE      SE      SE       E      SW       N       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL CL CL FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       5      10      30      40      40      20      20
Rain Shwrs                            SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                 SC SC SC SC SC SC 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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