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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
339 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

TXZ245-232245-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
339 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

Date             Mon 04/23/18            Tue 04/24/18            Wed 04/25/18
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                      78          61          80          66          79
Temp          61 60 68 75 78 74 69 67 64 62 73 79 80 77 71 69 67 66 73 78 79 76
Dewpt         55 55 54 52 54 56 59 60 61 60 62 60 60 61 64 64 64 63 64 61 61 62
Min/Max RH                   43         100          49          92          54
RH            80 85 61 45 44 54 69 80 92 96 69 51 51 58 78 85 89 91 74 58 55 63
Wind Dir       N NE NE NE SE  S  S SW SW  N NE SE SE SE  S SE SE  E  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd       4  5  5  4  4  6  5  4  3  2  2  5  9  9  6  4  3  3  6  9  6  9
Clouds        SC SC FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     27 40 19 10  5  4  5  7  6  8 12 11  9 13 30 47 46 46 50 54 60 67
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                 PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           3100  3900  1000   300  3100  2700  1000   400  2800  2600
T Wind Dir             NE    NE     S     W    NE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             12     8    13     8     6    17    16     9    14    20


Date          Thu 04/26/18 Fri 04/27/18 Sat 04/28/18 Sun 04/29/18
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            59      75      63      77      61      76      64      76
Temp          66 59 72 72 67 63 76 73 66 62 75 72 67 65 74 71
Dewpt         61 57 56 57 60 59 57 58 59 56 56 58 62 61 62 63
Max/Min RH         93      51      89      50      85      51      91      62
RH            84 93 55 59 80 87 53 61 79 83 52 62 83 89 64 75
Pwind Dir           N      NE       E       N      NE       E      SE      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR           20      10      10      10       5       5      10      10
Rain Shwrs    IS IS
Tstms         IS IS

$$

TXZ231-232245-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
339 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

Date             Mon 04/23/18            Tue 04/24/18            Wed 04/25/18
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                      85          57          89          62          84
Temp          58 56 68 79 85 82 68 63 60 58 74 85 89 84 70 66 64 62 76 83 84 79
Dewpt         52 52 52 49 50 50 54 54 55 55 58 52 53 52 55 59 61 61 62 57 56 56
Min/Max RH                   29          95          29          96          38
RH            80 87 56 36 30 34 61 73 85 91 58 32 29 34 60 80 89 94 64 42 38 46
Wind Dir      NE NE  E  E  E  E  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE  E  E
Wind Spd       2  3  4  4  3  4  6  4  3  2  4  6  9 12  9  5  5  4  4  8  9  9
Clouds        SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     48 47 34 14 16  9 11 13  6 12 13 14 16 10 30 50 50 50 61 73 75 76
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   IS
Tstms                                                                        IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     6     5     5     5     6     5     5     5     4
Mixing Hgt           5000  6400  3600   200  5800  6900  2800   700  5300  7200
T Wind Dir             NE    NE     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              9     3    13     8    10    18    18    11    14    17


Date          Thu 04/26/18 Fri 04/27/18 Sat 04/28/18 Sun 04/29/18
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            58      80      59      83      56      81      59      82
Temp          63 58 74 77 64 60 79 78 62 57 79 75 61 60 80 77
Dewpt         56 55 53 53 58 57 55 53 56 53 53 53 58 58 59 58
Max/Min RH         90      39      92      36      91      37      96      44
RH            79 89 48 44 79 89 44 43 83 86 41 47 89 92 48 53
Pwind Dir          NE      NE       E      NE       E       E      SE      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1
PoP 12HR           20      10      10      10       5      10      10      10
Rain Shwrs    IS IS
Tstms         IS IS

$$

TXZ247-232245-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
339 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

Date             Mon 04/23/18            Tue 04/24/18            Wed 04/25/18
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                      75          66          77          69          77
Temp          64 63 68 73 75 72 70 70 68 66 73 76 77 75 72 71 70 69 74 76 77 74
Dewpt         57 56 56 53 55 56 60 62 64 64 64 62 63 64 65 66 66 66 66 64 64 65
Min/Max RH                   49          95          62          93          65
RH            80 80 64 50 51 58 71 78 87 93 74 63 63 70 80 83 88 93 76 67 66 74
Wind Dir      NE NE NE  E SE  S  S SW SW  N NE SE SE SE  S  S SE  E  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd       6  8  6  4  6  8  6  5  4  3  3  5  8  9  9  8  4  5  8  9  6 10
Clouds        SC B1 FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     33 60 18 14  9  9  7  8 10  8 13 13 10 12 28 45 45 46 50 54 59 64
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                 PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           2000  2100  1000   600  1100  1200  1000   800  1500  1700
T Wind Dir             NE    SE     S     W    NE    SE     S    SE     E     E
T Wind Spd             14    10    17    10    10    20    20    14    16    20


Date          Thu 04/26/18 Fri 04/27/18 Sat 04/28/18 Sun 04/29/18
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            61      74      66      76      65      76      66      75
Temp          67 61 72 72 69 66 75 72 68 65 75 72 70 67 75 72
Dewpt         64 60 57 59 63 62 59 61 62 60 59 61 64 64 63 65
Max/Min RH         97      57      89      57      86      58      93      67
RH            92 97 61 64 80 88 58 68 80 86 58 69 82 92 68 80
Pwind Dir          NE      NE       E       N      NE       E      SE      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1
PoP 12HR           20      10      10      10       5       5      10      10
Rain Shwrs       IS
Tstms            IS

$$

TXZ234-232245-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
339 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

Date             Mon 04/23/18            Tue 04/24/18            Wed 04/25/18
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                      81          56          86          60          84
Temp          56 55 67 76 81 77 66 62 59 57 73 83 86 81 70 65 63 61 75 82 84 79
Dewpt         51 50 52 51 52 54 56 56 56 56 58 56 57 58 60 61 61 61 64 61 60 60
Min/Max RH                   37         100          36         100          44
RH            82 84 60 41 37 45 70 82 92 95 60 39 37 46 72 87 95100 68 50 44 52
Wind Dir      NW  N  N  N  N NE  S SW  W  N NE SE SE  S  S SE SE  E  E SE  E SE
Wind Spd       3  4  3  5  4  4  4  3  1  3  2  3  5  9  5  3  2  3  5  6  4  5
Clouds        FW SC FW FW FW CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)     18 36  6 11 12  1  1  9  1  8 10 13  6 13 31 50 48 46 53 59 68 77
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     5     5     6     5     5     4     4
Mixing Hgt           4000  4800  2100   100  4900  5700  1300   600  4100  6100
T Wind Dir              N     N     S     W     E    SE    SE     E    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             11     8     9     5     3    11    12     8    11    13


Date          Thu 04/26/18 Fri 04/27/18 Sat 04/28/18 Sun 04/29/18
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            58      79      57      81      55      79      59      80
Temp          64 58 75 76 63 58 79 77 61 56 76 73 62 60 80 74
Dewpt         58 55 55 56 57 55 56 57 56 53 54 55 59 59 61 60
Max/Min RH         90      42      93      41      92      42      98      51
RH            80 90 50 49 82 90 46 50 85 91 47 55 91 96 52 62
Pwind Dir           N       N      NE       N      NE       E      SE      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B1 SC FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR           20      10      10      10       5       5      10      10
Rain Shwrs    IS IS
Tstms         IS IS

$$

TXZ241-232245-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
339 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

Date             Mon 04/23/18            Tue 04/24/18            Wed 04/25/18
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                      85          58          89          65          86
Temp          60 58 71 80 85 81 69 64 61 59 75 86 89 83 72 69 66 66 78 85 85 80
Dewpt         54 55 55 51 51 52 55 56 57 57 60 53 54 56 60 62 62 63 64 59 59 61
Min/Max RH                   31          97          30          94          39
RH            80 88 57 37 31 37 61 76 88 92 59 33 30 39 66 80 87 91 63 42 40 53
Wind Dir      NE NE  E  E  E SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  E  E
Wind Spd       2  4  5  5  5  9  5  4  3  3  4  8 11 14  8  5  4  4  6 10 10 11
Clouds        B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)     64 63 42 34 23  8 10 16  6 29 19 14 13 13 33 53 61 70 67 64 69 75
PoP 12HR                      5           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   SC
Tstms                                                                        SC
Obvis                                 PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     5     4     5     5     4
Mixing Hgt           4400  5900  2500   200  5900  6000  2000   600  4900  6000
T Wind Dir              E     E     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             12     8    13     8    11    20    18    11    14    20


Date          Thu 04/26/18 Fri 04/27/18 Sat 04/28/18 Sun 04/29/18
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      81      61      87      58      83      61      84
Temp          66 60 77 79 66 61 84 81 64 59 81 76 64 62 82 78
Dewpt         62 58 56 58 61 61 57 57 60 56 56 58 62 61 60 63
Max/Min RH         95      42     100      35      96      41     100      45
RH            88 95 50 50 84 99 40 44 85 91 43 54 93100 47 59
Pwind Dir          NE      NE       E      NE       E       E      SE      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1
PoP 12HR           30      10      10      10       5      10      10      10
Rain Shwrs    SC IS
Tstms         SC IS

$$

TXZ229-232245-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
339 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

Date             Mon 04/23/18            Tue 04/24/18            Wed 04/25/18
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          61          91          64          84
Temp          61 58 68 79 84 84 75 68 64 62 74 85 91 89 78 71 67 65 75 81 84 79
Dewpt         51 52 52 50 49 49 51 53 54 55 58 54 54 52 54 56 57 58 60 58 56 56
Min/Max RH                   28          79          28          80          39
RH            71 80 55 36 29 29 44 58 70 78 56 34 29 29 44 58 70 80 60 45 39 45
Wind Dir       E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E NE
Wind Spd       4  4  6  5  5  6  6  5  4  4  5  8  9 11 11  8  6  6  8  6 11  6
Clouds        B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     62 54 30 33 16 15 14 14 14 12 18 18 18 15 34 54 63 72 77 82 84 86
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
Rain Shwrs                                                                IS SC
Tstms                                                                     IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines                  5     5     5     4     4     6     4     2     3     3
Mixing Hgt           5100  6600  4700   100  6600  7100  4900   600  6700  5400
T Wind Dir              E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E
T Wind Spd             11     5    14    10    12    18    20    19    13    11


Date          Thu 04/26/18 Fri 04/27/18 Sat 04/28/18 Sun 04/29/18
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            59      79      61      83      58      83      60      85
Temp          65 59 73 77 67 62 78 81 65 58 78 78 65 61 77 81
Dewpt         56 55 54 54 58 57 56 53 55 52 53 53 57 57 59 58
Max/Min RH         87      43      86      36      82      36      89      40
RH            74 86 52 45 72 84 45 38 72 80 41 42 76 88 53 46
Pwind Dir           N       E       E      NE       E      SE      SE       E
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
PoP 12HR           30      10      10      10       5      10      10      10
Rain Shwrs    SC IS
Tstms         SC 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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