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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
248 PM CDT Wed Oct 16 2019

TXZ245-171000-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
248 PM CDT Wed Oct 16 2019

Date           10/16/19      Thu 10/17/19            Fri 10/18/19            Sat
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                      62          76          65          84          71
Temp          72 69 67 65 63 62 67 74 76 72 69 67 67 65 74 82 83 77 76 75 73 71
Dewpt         61 60 59 57 56 55 58 58 60 59 61 62 62 62 68 69 70 71 71 72 71 71
Max/Min RH                   78          56          92          62          99
RH            69 75 76 76 78 78 72 59 57 64 77 82 85 88 80 64 64 80 88 91 94 99
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SE SE  S SW
Wind Spd      13 12 11 10  9  9 10  9  8  6  6  6  6  4  6  5  5  4  3  3  2  1
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV B2 B2 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)     84 87 86 85 85 90 84 89 85 71 42 52 52 36 34 26 31 20 16 17 23 29
PoP 12HR                     10          20          30          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.02        0.02           0
Rain Shwrs    IS             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms         IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     2     2     2     2     2     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           1900  1900  2500  2800  1300  1000  3400  3600  1300   900
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             18    13    11     8    10    10     6     9    11    10


Date           10/19 Sun 10/20/19 Mon 10/21/19 Tue 10/22/19 Wed 10/23/19
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            87      73      87      74      86      64      80      65      81
Temp          86 80 77 74 87 78 77 75 85 77 70 64 79 73 68 65 80 74
Dewpt         73 73 73 72 74 74 75 75 70 61 56 53 54 54 55 58 62 63
Min/Max RH         62      96      65     100      52      70      40      78      52
RH            65 79 88 96 67 88 96100 63 57 63 69 43 52 65 78 55 70
Pwind Dir          SW       S       S       S       W       N      NE       E       E
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5      10      20      30      60      20      10      10      10
Rain Shwrs                IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms                     IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ231-171000-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
248 PM CDT Wed Oct 16 2019

Date           10/16/19      Thu 10/17/19            Fri 10/18/19            Sat
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                      59          76          60          88          67
Temp          70 67 66 63 60 59 63 71 76 71 67 64 62 61 70 83 88 81 73 70 68 68
Dewpt         55 53 52 51 48 48 50 50 52 52 57 55 54 54 62 62 62 65 69 70 68 68
Max/Min RH                   68          43          85          43         100
RH            59 62 63 65 65 68 64 48 43 53 70 74 77 81 74 50 43 58 86100100100
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E NE NE NE SE SE SE SE SE  S  N
Wind Spd      11  8  6  5  4  5  5  5  4  3  3  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  0
Clouds        OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     91 89 81 84 86 89 88 82 72 58 36 40 40 35 23 28 31 19  6 18 36 44
PoP 12HR                     20          30          20           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.02        0.02           0           0
Rain Shwrs    SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     2     2     2     2     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     5     5     6     6     6
Mixing Hgt           1100  1300  2200  3400   900   400  4600  6800  1800   900
T Wind Dir             NE     N    NE    NE     E     E     E     S    SE     S
T Wind Spd             11    10     9     5     8     5     4     8    14    11


Date           10/19 Sun 10/20/19 Mon 10/21/19 Tue 10/22/19 Wed 10/23/19
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            94      69      94      72      89      59      84      59      85
Temp          89 87 74 70 90 84 75 72 85 79 67 60 81 75 63 59 82 76
Dewpt         68 66 70 70 67 68 73 72 60 53 50 47 43 46 50 52 54 57
Min/Max RH         39     100      40     100      30      64      23      76      33
RH            51 51 88100 47 61 95100 44 42 55 63 27 37 63 76 39 52
Pwind Dir          SW      SE       S       S       W       N      NE       E      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5       5      20      20      50      10      10      10      10
Rain Shwrs                IS IS IS IS SC SC
Tstms                     IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ247-171000-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
248 PM CDT Wed Oct 16 2019

Date           10/16/19      Thu 10/17/19            Fri 10/18/19            Sat
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                      67          76          70          83          76
Temp          73 71 70 69 68 67 70 74 75 73 72 72 72 71 76 80 83 79 78 78 77 76
Dewpt         63 62 61 60 60 59 60 60 62 61 64 65 66 66 69 70 70 71 71 73 72 73
Max/Min RH                   76          60          87          67          91
RH            72 74 74 75 76 74 70 61 62 66 75 81 82 85 81 70 67 77 80 85 85 92
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  S NW
Wind Spd      16 14 14 13 11 12 12 10 10  9  9  9  8  8  6  6  6  4  5  4  3  2
Clouds        B2 OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     81 89 88 86 89 90 90 88 87 74 45 56 54 41 40 32 27 17 20 23 22 23
PoP 12HR                     20          20          30          20           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.02        0.02        0.02           0
Rain Shwrs    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5
Mixing Hgt           2200  2100  2500  2500  2600  1600  2500  2700  2300  1300
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E    SE     S
T Wind Spd             20    14    13    10    11    11     9    10    12    12


Date           10/19 Sun 10/20/19 Mon 10/21/19 Tue 10/22/19 Wed 10/23/19
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      78      85      79      84      70      80      71      80
Temp          83 82 80 79 84 80 79 79 80 79 74 70 78 76 74 71 78 76
Dewpt         73 74 74 74 74 75 76 76 71 63 59 57 56 55 58 60 63 64
Min/Max RH         69      87      70      94      57      64      43      69      56
RH            73 77 81 86 72 85 93 94 74 57 60 63 47 49 58 69 60 66
Pwind Dir          SW       S       S       S       W       N      NE       E       E
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5      10      20      30      60      20      10      10      10
Rain Shwrs                IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms                     IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ234-171000-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
248 PM CDT Wed Oct 16 2019

Date           10/16/19      Thu 10/17/19            Fri 10/18/19            Sat
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                      59          76          60          85          68
Temp          70 67 65 62 60 59 63 72 76 70 64 62 61 61 70 81 85 79 73 70 69 68
Dewpt         56 56 55 52 51 50 54 55 54 55 57 55 55 55 63 67 67 68 71 70 69 68
Max/Min RH                   75          48          85          56         100
RH            62 67 68 71 73 74 73 55 48 59 77 78 80 81 79 62 56 71 93100100100
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SW
Wind Spd      12  9  8  6  5  5  6  6  5  4  3  3  3  2  3  2  3  4  2  1  1  1
Clouds        B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     87 88 85 85 85 87 84 80 68 52 25 39 45 35 36 33 43 19 12 14 35 44
PoP 12HR                      5          10          20          20           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02        0.02           0
Rain Shwrs    IS                         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms         IS                         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     6     6     5
Mixing Hgt           1300  1000  3100  3700   400   400  4000  5200   400   900
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE    NE     E    NE    NE    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             16    11    11     5     8     8     6     9     9     9


Date           10/19 Sun 10/20/19 Mon 10/21/19 Tue 10/22/19 Wed 10/23/19
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            91      69      90      72      86      58      81      58      83
Temp          88 84 73 70 88 81 74 72 82 76 64 58 78 72 62 59 80 74
Dewpt         72 71 72 70 72 73 74 72 68 58 53 49 51 53 52 53 60 62
Min/Max RH         49     100      53     100      44      72      35      80      46
RH            60 65 95100 59 77100100 62 55 67 71 38 51 70 80 51 67
Pwind Dir           W       S       S       S       W       N      NE       E       E
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC FW FW
PoP 12HR           10       5      20      30      60      20      10       5      10
Rain Shwrs                IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms                     IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ241-171000-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
248 PM CDT Wed Oct 16 2019

Date           10/16/19      Thu 10/17/19            Fri 10/18/19            Sat
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                      61          77          64          88          68
Temp          72 68 66 65 63 62 66 74 77 72 69 67 65 65 75 84 88 82 75 72 70 69
Dewpt         59 58 55 53 51 49 52 53 56 56 60 59 58 57 65 65 66 68 71 71 70 69
Max/Min RH                   72          46          83          48         100
RH            64 72 68 66 66 63 61 47 48 56 73 76 78 78 73 53 49 64 88 99100100
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N  N  N NE  E  E  E SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd      12 10  8  6  6  6  8  6  6  4  3  2  3  3  4  3  4  6  3  2  1  1
Clouds        OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC FW SC FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     89 84 80 86 87 89 89 85 74 55 40 52 38 37 29 25 28 17  8 19 34 44
PoP 12HR                     20          20          20          10           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.02        0.02           0           0
Rain Shwrs    SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     2     2     2     2     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     5     5     6     6     6
Mixing Hgt           1900  1700  2800  3700  1000   800  5100  6800  1400   900
T Wind Dir             NE     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     S    SE     S
T Wind Spd             16    12     9     6     6     6     5     9    12    11


Date           10/19 Sun 10/20/19 Mon 10/21/19 Tue 10/22/19 Wed 10/23/19
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            94      71      94      74      90      62      83      61      85
Temp          90 87 76 72 91 84 76 75 86 81 69 62 81 76 65 61 83 77
Dewpt         69 70 72 71 69 72 75 73 66 56 53 48 46 50 54 54 58 61
Min/Max RH         41      98      44      98      35      62      28      77      40
RH            51 58 91 97 50 69 97 97 52 44 57 61 30 40 67 76 43 59
Pwind Dir           S       S       S       S       W       N      NE       E       E
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5       5      20      20      40      10      10      10      10
Rain Shwrs                IS IS IS IS SC SC
Tstms                     IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ229-171000-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
248 PM CDT Wed Oct 16 2019

Date           10/16/19      Thu 10/17/19            Fri 10/18/19            Sat
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                      59          75          60          88          68
Temp          70 68 65 64 61 59 64 70 75 71 67 64 62 61 70 81 88 84 76 72 69 68
Dewpt         52 51 52 51 48 48 48 46 46 47 54 54 55 55 58 59 59 60 64 68 69 68
Max/Min RH                   66          35          85          38         100
RH            53 54 61 62 62 66 56 43 35 42 63 70 77 81 65 48 38 45 67 86 97100
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       9  6  5  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  1  2  2  3  2  3  3  2  1
Clouds        OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)     92 90 82 81 85 82 71 66 51 41 25 32 27 28 24 16 10  4  5  6 22 34
PoP 12HR                     20          30          10           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.02           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
Tstms         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     4     4     4     5     6     6     6
Mixing Hgt            700  1300  2500  3100   400   400  4900  5200   400   900
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE    NE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              5     9     6     5     6     5     8     8    13    10


Date           10/19 Sun 10/20/19 Mon 10/21/19 Tue 10/22/19 Wed 10/23/19
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            94      70      95      72      89      59      85      60      86
Temp          87 88 75 70 90 90 77 72 84 82 67 60 80 77 65 60 81 80
Dewpt         66 61 67 69 64 61 70 70 50 44 46 45 39 39 47 50 50 50
Min/Max RH         34      96      32      95      22      60      18      67      26
RH            50 41 76 96 43 38 79 93 32 26 47 59 24 25 52 67 34 35
Pwind Dir          SW      SE       S       S      NW      NE      NE      SE      SE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW CL FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW SC SC FW SC
PoP 12HR            5       5       5      10      20      10       5       5       5
Rain Shwrs                            IS IS
Tstms                                 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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