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FOUS54 KCRP 060920
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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
319 AM CST Tue Dec 6 2022

TXZ245-062200-
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge RAWS-Aransas County TX
28.30N  96.82W Elev. 20 ft
319 AM CST Tue Dec 6 2022

Date             Tue 12/06/22            Wed 12/07/22            Thu 12/08/22
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      77          64          76          66          77
Temp             67 72 76 75 69 65 65 64 64 70 76 75 69 67 68 67 66 71 76 75 67
Dewpt            66 71 71 71 69 65 65 64 64 70 72 71 69 67 67 67 66 71 72 71 67
Min/Max RH                   82         100          86         100          85
RH               97 99 85 89100100100100100100 88 88100100 98100100100 88 86100
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd          4 12 13 13 11 10  4  3  3  4 11 11 10 11 11 10  8 10 11 11  9
Wind Gust
Clouds           B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
PoP 12HR                     10          10          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                 IS IS IS IS IS IS
Obvis            PF PF                               PF PF PF PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     3     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2100  2400   800   600  2600  2300   600   900  2300  2100
T Wind Dir              S     S    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             18    20    13     6    11    18    13    14    13    12


Date               Fri 12/09/22  Sat 12/10/22  Sun 12/11/22  Mon 12/12/22
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            63    75      63    76      62    74      61    74
Temp          64   64 74 67 65   63 75 67 64   62 73 66 61   61 73 67
Dewpt         64   64 71 67 65   63 71 67 64   62 68 66 61   61 68 65
Max/Min RH        100    84     100    83     100    81     100    79
RH           100  100 91100100  100 87100100  100 84100100  100 85 95
Pwind Dir          SE    SE      SE    SE      SE    SE      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR           10    30      20    30      30    20      20    30
Rain Shwrs         IS SC SC      IS SC SC SC   SC SC IS      IS SC IS

$$

TXZ231-062200-
George West RAWS-Live Oak County TX
28.37N  98.12W Elev. 215 ft
319 AM CST Tue Dec 6 2022

Date             Tue 12/06/22            Wed 12/07/22            Thu 12/08/22
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      83          64          83          68          84
Temp             66 69 79 83 75 68 65 65 64 70 79 83 75 69 69 69 68 73 81 84 75
Dewpt            66 68 68 67 69 68 65 65 64 69 67 66 68 69 69 69 68 70 68 65 67
Min/Max RH                   58         100          56         100          54
RH              100 96 70 58 83100100100100 97 66 56 78100100100100 93 67 54 77
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE
Wind Spd          4  8 13 12  6  8  6  5  4  6 12 11 10  8  6  6  6  8 10  8  5
Wind Gust
Clouds           OV B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC FW SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        OV B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC FW SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis            PF                                        PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     5     5     4     3     3     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2500  3400  1200  1200  3400  3700   800  1400  4600  5600
T Wind Dir              S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S
T Wind Spd             17    18    13     9    14    19    13    14    16    16


Date               Fri 12/09/22  Sat 12/10/22  Sun 12/11/22  Mon 12/12/22
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            64    80      64    81      62    79      60    79
Temp          65   64 77 73 65   64 78 73 65   62 75 71 61   61 75 70
Dewpt         65   64 68 66 65   64 67 66 65   62 63 61 61   61 62 59
Max/Min RH        100    61     100    58     100    52     100    51
RH           100  100 73 80100  100 69 78100  100 66 72100  100 66 68
Pwind Dir          SE    SE      SE    SE      SE    SE      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   B1 B2 SC B1   B2 B2 B1 SC   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 SC
PoP 12HR            0     5       5    10      10     5       5     5

$$

TXZ247-062200-
Matagorda Island RAWS-Calhoun County TX
28.12N  96.80W Elev. 36 ft
319 AM CST Tue Dec 6 2022

Date             Tue 12/06/22            Wed 12/07/22            Thu 12/08/22
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      73          65          73          67          73
Temp             66 69 72 72 67 66 66 65 65 69 73 73 69 68 68 68 67 70 72 73 67
Dewpt            66 67 68 68 67 66 66 65 65 68 69 69 68 68 68 67 67 70 70 69 67
Min/Max RH                   86         100          86         100          87
RH              100 93 89 90 99100100100100 99 87 89 97100100 98100100 94 89100
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd          8  9  9 10  8  8  8  6  6  6  8  8 10 11 12 11 10 11 11 11 10
Wind Gust
Clouds           B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)        B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
PoP 12HR                     10          10          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                 IS IS IS IS IS IS
Obvis            PF PF                               PF PF PF PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     3     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt            800   900   500   600   700   700   600   600   600   600
T Wind Dir              S     S    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T Wind Spd             17    16    16    11    12    17    13    14    13    10


Date               Fri 12/09/22  Sat 12/10/22  Sun 12/11/22  Mon 12/12/22
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            65    72      65    73      64    72      63    72
Temp          66   65 72 68 66   65 72 67 66   64 70 66 65   63 71 68
Dewpt         66   65 69 68 66   65 69 67 66   64 66 65 65   63 67 65
Max/Min RH        100    90     100    90     100    84     100    83
RH           100  100 92100100  100 92100100  100 87 99100  100 88 92
Pwind Dir          SE    SE      SE    SE       S    SE      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    SC   B1 B1 B1 SC   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 SC
PoP 12HR           10    40      20    30      30    30      20    30
Rain Shwrs         IS SC SC      IS SC SC SC   SC SC IS IS   IS SC IS

$$

TXZ234-062200-
Victoria RAWS-Victoria County TX
28.85N  96.92W Elev. 23 ft
319 AM CST Tue Dec 6 2022

Date             Tue 12/06/22            Wed 12/07/22            Thu 12/08/22
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      81          66          82          68          83
Temp             68 72 80 81 74 69 67 67 67 72 81 81 74 68 68 68 68 73 81 82 72
Dewpt            68 70 70 70 71 69 67 67 67 71 70 69 70 68 68 68 68 72 70 69 69
Min/Max RH                   69         100          65         100          63
RH              100 92 72 69 90100100100100 97 69 67 87100100100100 95 69 65 89
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S SE  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd          4  9 16 16  9  6  5  5  4  6 12 13  9  9  8  6  5  9 12 11  6
Wind Gust
Clouds           OV B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC SC B1 B2 B1 SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        OV B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC SC B1 B2 B1 SC FW FW
PoP 12HR                      5          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                       IS IS IS IS
Obvis            PF                                        PF PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     5     5     3     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2900  3100  1100   700  3500  3500  1000   700  4700  4700
T Wind Dir              S     S    SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             19    23    11     8    16    21    10    11    16    13


Date               Fri 12/09/22  Sat 12/10/22  Sun 12/11/22  Mon 12/12/22
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            64    79      63    79      62    77      60    77
Temp          64   64 77 70 63   63 77 70 63   62 75 67 60   61 75 69
Dewpt         64   64 68 67 63   63 68 68 63   62 65 65 60   61 64 63
Max/Min RH        100    67     100    69     100    64     100    62
RH           100  100 74 90100  100 74 93100  100 70 93100  100 69 82
Pwind Dir          SE    SE      SE     S      SE    SE      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   B1 B1 SC SC   B2 B2 B1 B1   B2 B1 SC SC   B2 B2 SC
PoP 12HR           10    30      20    30      30    30      20    30
Rain Shwrs         IS SC IS      IS SC SC SC   SC SC IS      IS SC IS

$$

TXZ241-062200-
Alice International Airport-Jim Wells County TX
27.74N  98.03W Elev. 177 ft
319 AM CST Tue Dec 6 2022

Date             Tue 12/06/22            Wed 12/07/22            Thu 12/08/22
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      83          66          83          69          84
Temp             67 71 80 83 76 69 67 66 67 72 80 82 75 71 71 70 69 73 81 84 75
Dewpt            66 69 69 68 71 69 67 66 67 70 68 67 70 70 70 69 69 71 69 67 69
Min/Max RH                   62         100          60         100          58
RH               97 93 71 62 85 99100100100 95 66 61 86 98 98 98100 91 67 59 83
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE
Wind Spd          4  9 14 14 10  8  6  5  4  8 12 12 12 10  8  6  8 10 11 11  9
Wind Gust
Clouds           B2 B1 SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        B2 B1 SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW
PoP 12HR                      5           5          10          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis            PF                                        PF PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mixing Hgt           2900  3600  1200  1100  3600  3500  1100  1300  4800  5500
T Wind Dir              S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S
T Wind Spd             18    21    13     9    16    21    13    16    17    14


Date               Fri 12/09/22  Sat 12/10/22  Sun 12/11/22  Mon 12/12/22
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            64    81      65    81      63    79      62    80
Temp          65   64 77 72 66   66 79 74 65   63 75 71 63   62 77 73
Dewpt         65   64 69 70 66   66 68 69 65   63 65 65 63   62 63 62
Max/Min RH        100    66     100    63     100    58     100    53
RH           100  100 76 92100  100 69 85100  100 71 81100  100 62 68
Pwind Dir          SE    SE      SE    SE      SE    SE      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   B1 B2 SC SC   B2 B2 SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 SC
PoP 12HR            0    10       5    10      10     5       5     5

$$

TXZ229-062200-
La Salle County Airport-La Salle County TX
28.46N  99.22W Elev. 476 ft
319 AM CST Tue Dec 6 2022

Date             Tue 12/06/22            Wed 12/07/22            Thu 12/08/22
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      81          67          83          69          84
Temp             64 67 75 81 76 72 71 69 68 70 78 83 78 73 70 69 69 73 80 84 79
Dewpt            64 66 66 66 66 67 67 67 67 67 66 64 64 66 68 69 68 68 66 64 64
Min/Max RH                   58          97          53         100          51
RH              100 95 73 60 70 85 89 92 96 89 66 53 61 80 92 99 96 84 62 51 60
Wind Dir         SE SE  S SE SE  E SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd          2  3  8  6  2  4  5  5  5  6 11 10  5  8  9  8  6  8  9  6  3
Wind Gust
Clouds           OV OV B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW SC
Clouds(%)        OV OV B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW SC
PoP 12HR                      0           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis             F PF                                           PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     5     3     4     4     4     4     3     4     4
Mixing Hgt           1700  2500   700  1100  3000  3900  1100   800  4600  5500
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S
T Wind Spd              9    10     8     9    13    16    11    12    17    11


Date               Fri 12/09/22  Sat 12/10/22  Sun 12/11/22  Mon 12/12/22
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            66    80      66    80      62    80      59    79
Temp          71   66 77 75 68   67 76 75 66   62 75 73 61   59 72 72
Dewpt         66   65 66 64 65   65 65 63 64   61 61 58 59   59 59 53
Max/Min RH         97    58      97    58      99    49     100    44
RH            85   97 70 68 89   92 68 67 94   97 62 59 95  100 64 51
Pwind Dir          SE    SE      SE    SE       E    SE      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   B1 B1 SC B1   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     5      10     5       5     0

$$

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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