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FOUS54 KCRP 210832
PFWCRP

Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
332 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

TXZ245-212230-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
332 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date             Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18
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                      76          64          79          60          79
Temp          69 71 75 75 76 75 74 74 69 64 66 76 79 75 69 68 60 60 70 75 79 75
Dewpt         65 65 67 67 67 68 69 69 67 63 59 58 58 58 58 57 55 54 53 54 55 57
Min/Max RH                   76         100          49          85          44
RH            92 82 77 77 76 81 85 85 92100 79 54 49 56 68 69 85 81 55 48 44 53
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N NE  E
Wind Spd      12  9 12 13 13 13 10 10  5 12 13 12 10  8  6  5  4  5  5  6  5  4
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     82 77 85 93 94 96 86 75 79 55 31 13 12 25 33 40 41 43 36 29 22 15
PoP 12HR                     20          30           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.11           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       IS IS IS IS IS    SC SC
Tstms                     IS IS    IS IS
LAL                     1     2     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     5     5
Mixing Hgt           3500  3100  1800  1800  3200  3400  2100   400  3500  4600
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     S     W     N     N     N     N     N     E
T Wind Spd             28    33    27    24    23    17    11     9    11     9


Date          Tue 04/24/18 Wed 04/25/18 Thu 04/26/18 Fri 04/27/18
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            62      80      65      79      63      77      66      79
Temp          69 62 76 76 71 65 76 76 69 63 74 74 71 66 76 75
Dewpt         59 58 60 61 62 61 60 60 59 57 59 61 64 62 61 60
Max/Min RH         90      52      90      52      84      56      93      53
RH            72 89 58 59 75 88 58 59 69 82 60 62 80 90 60 58
Pwind Dir          SE       E      SE       E      NE       E      SE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            5       5       5      10      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ231-212230-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
332 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date             Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18
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          59          83          56          85
Temp          66 65 71 76 78 76 71 69 66 59 65 76 82 79 68 64 59 56 70 81 85 80
Dewpt         64 64 67 67 69 69 69 69 66 59 58 54 52 51 52 53 53 51 50 50 49 50
Min/Max RH                   73         100          34          85          29
RH            96 98 88 74 74 80 94 99100100 79 47 36 38 58 69 79 85 51 34 29 35
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S NW  N  N  N  N NE NE  E NE NE NE NE  E  E
Wind Spd       9  6 10 12 10  4  4  3 12  8 11  9  9  6  4  3  2  2  3  4  4  4
Clouds        B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B1 SC B2 SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)     86 86 91 96 95 78 62 47 78 47 29 18 16 26 34 42 45 48 44 39 27 15
PoP 12HR                     30          20           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.01           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       IS IS SC SC       IS IS
Tstms                     IS       IS IS
Obvis                           PF
LAL                     1     2     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           3500  3200  1400  1900  3800  4400  2100   300  5000  6600
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     S     E     N     N    NE    NE    NE     E
T Wind Spd             25    19    11    17    19    13     8     4     6     8


Date          Tue 04/24/18 Wed 04/25/18 Thu 04/26/18 Fri 04/27/18
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      88      61      85      59      83      62      84
Temp          66 58 84 84 69 61 82 81 67 59 80 80 68 62 81 80
Dewpt         55 55 55 55 59 59 57 57 56 55 56 57 60 61 57 52
Max/Min RH         91      32      94      38      86      40      96      36
RH            67 91 37 38 70 94 42 44 70 86 44 47 76 96 45 38
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE       E      NE       E      SE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            5       5       5      10      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ247-212230-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
332 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date             Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18
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                      76          67          79          63          77
Temp          69 72 73 75 76 74 74 74 70 67 70 76 79 75 71 73 63 65 70 74 77 74
Dewpt         67 67 68 68 68 69 70 70 68 66 60 59 61 60 60 59 58 56 55 55 56 59
Min/Max RH                   77          95          55          82          50
RH            91 86 82 78 77 85 88 88 92 95 72 56 55 61 67 62 82 73 59 52 50 60
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N NE NE  E SE
Wind Spd      14 11 12 13 13 14 12 10 10 13 14 12 10  9  9  8  8  6  6  5  5  4
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     79 75 84 93 93 97 85 73 76 61 33 15 15 28 34 40 42 45 38 32 29 26
PoP 12HR                     20          30           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.03           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       IS IS IS IS          SC
Tstms                                 IS
LAL                     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2800  1900  1700  1900  2500  2900  2400  1900  2500  2300
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     S     W     N     N    NE    NE    NE     E
T Wind Spd             28    33    28    21    23    19    14    13    11     9


Date          Tue 04/24/18 Wed 04/25/18 Thu 04/26/18 Fri 04/27/18
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            65      77      67      78      66      76      68      78
Temp          72 67 75 75 74 69 75 75 73 67 73 74 73 70 76 75
Dewpt         61 61 61 63 64 63 61 62 61 60 60 63 65 64 63 64
Max/Min RH         88      59      88      58      83      61      88      61
RH            69 83 62 67 72 82 61 66 66 78 63 69 76 83 65 68
Pwind Dir          SE       E      SE       E      NE       E      SE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            5       5       5      10      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ234-212230-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
332 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date             Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18
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          55          81
Temp          63 67 74 77 77 74 71 70 68 61 65 75 80 74 63 61 56 55 68 78 81 76
Dewpt         61 63 65 64 65 67 67 66 64 59 56 56 58 53 54 54 52 51 51 52 52 53
Min/Max RH                   63         100          45          88          37
RH           100 85 72 63 69 78 84 87 89 93 74 52 46 48 71 77 87 87 55 41 37 44
Wind Dir      SE  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd       6  8 12 14 14 12  6  8 16 10 11 11 10  9  5  4  3  4  6  8  6  5
Clouds        B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     83 82 88 94 96 97 87 77 82 56 27 10  7 19 29 39 35 32 27 23 18 13
PoP 12HR                     40          30           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.12           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       SC SC SC SC IS    SC
Tstms                  IS IS IS    IS
Obvis                           PF
LAL                     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     3     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           4700  4400  2200  1400  2800  3600  2100   200  4300  5200
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     S     W     N     N     N     N     N     N
T Wind Spd             25    29    24    23    23    18    10     6    11    12


Date          Tue 04/24/18 Wed 04/25/18 Thu 04/26/18 Fri 04/27/18
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            57      84      61      82      58      80      61      80
Temp          63 57 81 79 67 61 80 77 64 58 77 76 66 61 78 76
Dewpt         56 55 58 58 60 58 58 57 56 53 56 57 61 60 56 52
Max/Min RH         93      41      92      43      84      45      96      40
RH            77 93 45 49 78 92 47 50 74 84 49 52 83 96 46 44
Pwind Dir           E      NE       E      NE      NE       E      SE       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            5       5       5      10      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ241-212230-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
332 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date             Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18
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          64          86          59          85
Temp          67 67 74 80 81 78 70 69 66 64 72 82 86 78 68 65 60 59 71 81 85 78
Dewpt         63 64 66 68 70 69 69 69 66 64 60 57 56 53 55 56 55 54 52 51 51 53
Min/Max RH                   65         100          36          86          31
RH            93 92 78 66 69 76 95100100100 68 43 36 41 63 71 84 83 52 35 32 42
Wind Dir      SE SE SE  S SE SE SE  S SW  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E
Wind Spd       9  8 11 13 11  8  5  4  4 11 12 10  9  8  5  3  3  3  4  4  6  6
Heat Index             83 85
Clouds        B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC B1 SC FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     82 88 92 95 95 80 54 29 34 67 32 19 11 28 37 46 52 58 51 45 41 36
PoP 12HR                     20          10           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs          IS IS IS
Tstms                     IS
Obvis                           PF PF
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mixing Hgt           3900  3400  1400  1900  3600  4800  2700   400  3400  5400
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE     E     N     N    NE    NE    NE     E
T Wind Spd             27    24    13    14    17    14     9     5     8    11


Date          Tue 04/24/18 Wed 04/25/18 Thu 04/26/18 Fri 04/27/18
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      88      62      86      61      85      64      84
Temp          66 60 84 81 69 62 83 79 67 61 81 79 69 64 81 78
Dewpt         56 56 55 58 60 59 57 58 60 57 57 59 62 62 60 57
Max/Min RH         89      33      92      38      89      41      93      41
RH            72 88 37 46 75 90 43 49 77 86 45 52 78 92 48 49
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE       E      NE       E      SE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1
PoP 12HR            5       5       5      10      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ229-212230-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
332 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date             Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18
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                      83          59          83          58          86
Temp          66 65 69 75 81 83 72 67 65 59 64 74 81 82 71 65 60 58 67 79 85 84
Dewpt         63 63 66 68 67 67 67 65 63 59 58 53 50 48 50 51 52 51 51 50 48 48
Min/Max RH                   59         100          30          78          27
RH            87 93 89 79 63 59 85 95 92 98 79 48 33 30 46 61 73 77 55 36 28 28
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE  N  N NE  N  N NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd       8  8  8  4  3  3  3  2 12  4 10  6  5  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  5  5
Heat Index                83 85
Clouds        OV OV OV OV SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW
Clouds(%)     88 90 93 96 39 38 33 28 42 28 24 19 28 44 44 45 53 61 53 44 32 19
PoP 12HR                     10           5           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     5     5     5     6     6     5     5     6
Mixing Hgt           2300  2400  1700  1200  2100  4600  2300   200  4400  5400
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE     E    NE    NE     E     E     E     E
T Wind Spd             12     5     5    12    16    12    10     8     8     9


Date          Tue 04/24/18 Wed 04/25/18 Thu 04/26/18 Fri 04/27/18
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      91      64      87      61      85      64      85
Temp          67 60 83 89 71 64 81 85 68 61 79 84 69 64 80 84
Dewpt         52 54 53 53 55 58 55 56 54 54 57 57 60 60 58 52
Max/Min RH         82      28      81      35      80      38      87      33
RH            59 82 35 29 58 81 40 38 62 80 47 40 71 87 47 33
Pwind Dir          SE      SE      SE       E      NE      SE      SE      NE
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1
PoP 12HR            5       5       5      10      10      10      10      10

$$

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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