153  
FOUS54 KCRP 132130  
PFWCRP  
 
FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX  
330 PM CST WED DEC 13 2017  
 
TXZ245-141015-  
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX  
28.30N 96.82W ELEV. 20 FT  
330 PM CST WED DEC 13 2017  
 
DATE 12/13/17 THU 12/14/17 FRI 12/15/17 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  
CST 3HRLY 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06  
 
MIN/MAX 51 70 47 55 47  
TEMP 59 56 54 53 52 60 68 69 64 58 53 50 47 48 53 55 53 50 49 47 47  
DEWPT 42 46 47 47 50 52 54 54 55 52 48 44 40 40 39 38 39 39 39 39 38  
MAX/MIN RH 94 59 82 51 74  
RH 53 68 77 80 93 74 62 59 73 80 82 81 76 75 58 51 59 66 71 74 72  
WIND DIR S S SW SW NW N NE NE N N N N N N N N N N N N N  
WIND SPD 4 4 4 2 3 3 3 5 6 9 12 14 16 14 14 10 9 5 5 5 6  
CLOUDS B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2  
CLOUDS(%) 57 55 53 53 54 59 80 95 98 98100 99 90 93 95 88 87 74 81 77 86  
POP 12HR 5 10 70 40 10  
QPF 12HR 0 0 0.35 0.16 0  
RAIN C C C C  
RAIN SHWRS SC SC NM NM SC  
TSTMS IS  
LAL 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
HAINES 4 4 4 4 3 3 4 5 5 4  
MIXING HGT 800 200 2700 2600 1800 1600 2700 3100 2200 700  
T WIND DIR S W NE SW N N N N N N  
T WIND SPD 12 8 8 4 18 34 24 16 9 6  
 
DATE 12/16/17 SUN 12/17/17 MON 12/18/17 TUE 12/19/17 WED 12/20/17  
UTC 6HRLY 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00  
CST 6HRLY 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18  
 
MAX/MIN 60 51 66 53 65 51 67 51 68  
TEMP 58 57 53 51 63 61 59 53 62 59 57 51 64 61 56 51 65 62  
DEWPT 44 50 51 49 55 56 55 49 50 49 49 46 49 50 48 47 52 54  
MIN/MAX RH 59 96 70 90 57 84 55 84 60  
RH 59 77 93 94 75 85 86 85 64 69 75 83 59 66 76 84 63 75  
PWIND DIR NE NW W E NE N N NE E  
WIND CHAR <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15  
AVG CLOUDS OV OV OV B2 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW  
POP 12HR 40 60 20 10 20 10 10 5 5  
RAIN SHWRS SC SC NM NM IS IS IS IS  
TSTMS IS IS IS IS  
 

 
 
TXZ231-141015-  
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX  
28.37N 98.12W ELEV. 215 FT  
330 PM CST WED DEC 13 2017  
 
DATE 12/13/17 THU 12/14/17 FRI 12/15/17 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  
CST 3HRLY 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06  
 
MIN/MAX 46 72 46 59 43  
TEMP 60 50 48 47 46 58 69 71 65 57 52 49 46 49 54 59 53 48 48 46 43  
DEWPT 37 39 39 39 43 46 50 49 48 45 39 38 36 35 34 33 35 36 37 37 38  
MAX/MIN RH 87 46 68 38 81  
RH 41 65 71 73 86 64 51 46 56 64 63 67 68 59 46 38 50 63 66 72 81  
WIND DIR S S S S SE E SE NE N NE N N N N N N NE E SW W N  
WIND SPD 4 4 4 2 2 2 2 3 4 8 11 12 10 10 9 5 2 2 2 2 1  
CLOUDS B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2  
CLOUDS(%) 57 60 55 58 63 68 78 98 96 98 98 99 89 90 82 81 78 66 79 76 87  
POP 12HR 0 10 60 20 10  
QPF 12HR 0 0 0.13 0.08 0  
RAIN S S S S  
RAIN SHWRS SC SC NM NM SC  
TSTMS IS  
LAL 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
HAINES 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5  
MIXING HGT 300 100 2200 2700 1800 1800 2800 3400 1300 400  
T WIND DIR S SE SE W NE N N NE S SW  
T WIND SPD 11 6 5 9 21 28 19 10 4 2  
 
DATE 12/16/17 SUN 12/17/17 MON 12/18/17 TUE 12/19/17 WED 12/20/17  
UTC 6HRLY 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00  
CST 6HRLY 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18  
 
MAX/MIN 56 45 68 49 66 43 69 47 70  
TEMP 55 52 46 45 60 61 52 49 62 59 47 43 63 63 50 47 66 64  
DEWPT 38 44 46 43 53 53 49 45 46 45 46 42 45 45 44 43 49 48  
MIN/MAX RH 52 100 62 94 47 97 43 87 46  
RH 53 74100 94 78 75 91 89 56 60 95 96 53 53 81 87 56 55  
PWIND DIR NE NW SW NE N N N E E  
WIND CHAR <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15  
AVG CLOUDS OV OV B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW  
POP 12HR 50 60 10 10 10 10 10 5 5  
RAIN SHWRS SC SC NM NM  
TSTMS IS IS IS IS  
 

 
 
TXZ247-141015-  
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX  
28.12N 96.80W ELEV. 36 FT  
330 PM CST WED DEC 13 2017  
 
DATE 12/13/17 THU 12/14/17 FRI 12/15/17 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  
CST 3HRLY 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06  
 
MIN/MAX 57 69 49 56 52  
TEMP 61 60 59 58 57 61 67 68 63 58 55 52 50 50 53 56 55 53 53 52 52  
DEWPT 45 48 50 51 54 55 56 56 57 55 51 47 44 42 40 39 40 40 40 41 42  
MAX/MIN RH 91 65 88 52 69  
RH 55 66 72 79 90 79 69 65 80 89 86 84 80 77 62 52 56 60 64 66 69  
WIND DIR S S SW SW W N NE NE N N N N N N N N N N N N NE  
WIND SPD 4 6 6 4 3 4 4 5 8 10 14 18 18 17 16 12 11 9 8 8 8  
CLOUDS B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2  
CLOUDS(%) 55 61 57 60 57 65 82 97 99 97100100 91 95 95 90 90 79 83 78 86  
POP 12HR 5 20 80 40 10  
QPF 12HR 0 0.01 0.51 0.22 0  
RAIN S C C C C  
RAIN SHWRS NM NM O O SC  
TSTMS IS  
LAL 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
HAINES 4 4 4 4 3 3 4 5 5 4  
MIXING HGT 1600 1600 2500 2500 1700 1600 2800 3200 3000 2100  
T WIND DIR S SW NE W N N N N N NE  
T WIND SPD 13 12 8 3 19 39 26 18 11 10  
 
DATE 12/16/17 SUN 12/17/17 MON 12/18/17 TUE 12/19/17 WED 12/20/17  
UTC 6HRLY 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00  
CST 6HRLY 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18  
 
MAX/MIN 62 54 66 56 65 55 67 55 67  
TEMP 60 59 56 54 64 61 63 56 64 61 60 55 64 62 59 55 66 64  
DEWPT 46 51 53 52 55 57 57 52 51 50 51 49 50 51 51 50 53 55  
MIN/MAX RH 60 94 71 93 59 82 56 82 62  
RH 60 75 89 94 75 89 83 86 63 68 72 82 61 68 75 82 65 74  
PWIND DIR NE NW W E NE N N NE NE  
WIND CHAR <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15  
AVG CLOUDS OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW  
POP 12HR 40 60 20 10 20 10 10 5 5  
RAIN SHWRS SC SC NM NM IS IS IS IS  
TSTMS IS IS IS IS  
 

 
 
TXZ234-141015-  
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX  
28.85N 96.92W ELEV. 23 FT  
330 PM CST WED DEC 13 2017  
 
DATE 12/13/17 THU 12/14/17 FRI 12/15/17 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  
CST 3HRLY 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06  
 
MIN/MAX 45 71 45 57 42  
TEMP 59 51 49 46 46 57 68 71 63 55 51 48 45 48 54 57 52 47 45 43 42  
DEWPT 38 41 41 40 43 45 49 49 48 44 40 38 35 35 34 34 36 37 36 36 35  
MAX/MIN RH 88 46 70 41 79  
RH 47 67 74 78 87 63 50 46 58 67 66 68 68 60 46 41 53 66 73 77 78  
WIND DIR S S SW SW N N NW N N N N N N N N N N N N N NE  
WIND SPD 4 5 4 2 2 2 2 4 5 9 11 12 12 11 10 8 4 2 1 2 2  
CLOUDS B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B2  
CLOUDS(%) 56 61 73 60 61 56 75 95 95 97 96 99 87 91 82 74 79 55 73 58 83  
POP 12HR 0 10 50 20 10  
QPF 12HR 0 0 0.08 0.05 0  
RAIN S S S S  
RAIN SHWRS SC SC SC SC SC  
TSTMS IS  
LAL 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
HAINES 4 4 5 5 4 4 4 5 5 5  
MIXING HGT 200 100 2500 2700 1900 1800 2400 3100 700 200  
T WIND DIR S W NW W N N N N N N  
T WIND SPD 12 6 6 10 23 28 20 12 1 2  
 
DATE 12/16/17 SUN 12/17/17 MON 12/18/17 TUE 12/19/17 WED 12/20/17  
UTC 6HRLY 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00  
CST 6HRLY 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18  
 
MAX/MIN 57 46 67 49 65 44 68 45 68  
TEMP 55 54 48 46 62 60 52 49 62 58 50 44 63 59 50 45 65 60  
DEWPT 38 45 48 46 54 54 50 46 46 46 45 42 47 47 44 43 50 50  
MIN/MAX RH 52 100 65 93 51 93 49 90 53  
RH 53 73100 97 75 78 93 87 56 64 85 93 55 64 82 90 59 69  
PWIND DIR NE NW W NE N N N NE E  
WIND CHAR <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15  
AVG CLOUDS B2 OV OV B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW  
POP 12HR 40 60 20 10 20 10 10 5 5  
RAIN SHWRS SC SC NM NM IS IS IS IS  
TSTMS IS IS IS IS  
 

 
 
TXZ241-141015-  
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX  
27.74N 98.03W ELEV. 177 FT  
330 PM CST WED DEC 13 2017  
 
DATE 12/13/17 THU 12/14/17 FRI 12/15/17 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  
CST 3HRLY 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06  
 
MIN/MAX 48 72 47 56 44  
TEMP 63 53 50 49 48 59 70 72 65 58 54 50 47 47 51 56 53 49 47 45 44  
DEWPT 38 41 42 42 46 48 52 52 52 51 47 44 38 39 37 35 37 37 38 38 39  
MAX/MIN RH 92 50 78 45 82  
RH 40 64 75 79 91 70 54 50 64 78 78 79 69 73 57 45 53 65 70 77 82  
WIND DIR SE S S S E NE SE NE N N N N N N N N N W W NW N  
WIND SPD 4 5 4 2 2 2 4 3 5 8 11 13 12 11 9 6 4 2 2 2 2  
CLOUDS B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV  
CLOUDS(%) 68 65 56 66 72 93 88 94 98100100 99 93 95 91 89 79 82 83 85 89  
POP 12HR 0 20 80 40 20  
QPF 12HR 0 0.01 0.49 0.23 0.10  
RAIN S C C C C S S S S  
RAIN SHWRS SC SC O O SC  
TSTMS IS  
LAL 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
HAINES 4 4 4 4 3 3 4 5 5 4  
MIXING HGT 300 100 2100 2800 1400 1700 2700 2800 1100 300  
T WIND DIR S SE E W N N N N W NW  
T WIND SPD 11 6 8 9 18 31 20 11 2 3  
 
DATE 12/16/17 SUN 12/17/17 MON 12/18/17 TUE 12/19/17 WED 12/20/17  
UTC 6HRLY 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00  
CST 6HRLY 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18  
 
MAX/MIN 57 47 68 50 67 46 70 49 71  
TEMP 55 53 47 47 62 62 52 50 64 60 50 46 64 64 53 49 67 64  
DEWPT 41 46 47 45 54 54 52 47 48 47 48 45 47 46 45 44 50 50  
MIN/MAX RH 57 100 64 100 49 96 43 85 48  
RH 57 78 99 93 77 77100 90 56 63 93 96 53 52 76 85 54 60  
PWIND DIR NE W SW NE N N N NE E  
WIND CHAR <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15  
AVG CLOUDS OV OV B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW  
POP 12HR 50 60 10 10 10 10 10 5 5  
RAIN SHWRS SC SC NM NM  
TSTMS IS IS IS IS  
 

 
 
TXZ229-141015-  
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX  
28.46N 99.22W ELEV. 476 FT  
330 PM CST WED DEC 13 2017  
 
DATE 12/13/17 THU 12/14/17 FRI 12/15/17 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  
CST 3HRLY 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06  
 
MIN/MAX 45 70 45 59 44  
TEMP 61 52 49 47 45 52 66 70 63 57 54 49 45 48 55 59 56 50 46 45 44  
DEWPT 36 37 37 37 39 40 43 43 43 41 38 35 36 34 33 32 34 34 36 36 38  
MAX/MIN RH 82 39 66 37 78  
RH 40 58 65 68 81 62 44 39 48 55 55 59 69 59 43 37 44 55 66 71 78  
WIND DIR S S SE E E E NE N N NE NE N N N N NE SE S SW SW S  
WIND SPD 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 8 10 10 9 8 6 4 3 3 3 2 2  
CLOUDS B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2  
CLOUDS(%) 54 59 54 54 55 73 84 93 95 95 98 97 89 82 77 76 79 71 72 72 86  
POP 12HR 0 5 40 20 10  
QPF 12HR 0 0 0.06 0.02 0  
RAIN S S S S  
RAIN SHWRS IS IS SC SC NM  
TSTMS IS  
LAL 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
HAINES 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5  
MIXING HGT 300 100 1400 1900 1900 2300 3700 4400 1100 300  
T WIND DIR SE E E W NE NE NE NE S SW  
T WIND SPD 9 8 5 2 19 27 16 6 4 4  
 
DATE 12/16/17 SUN 12/17/17 MON 12/18/17 TUE 12/19/17 WED 12/20/17  
UTC 6HRLY 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00  
CST 6HRLY 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18  
 
MAX/MIN 54 43 66 46 65 43 68 47 69  
TEMP 53 50 45 43 60 62 50 46 59 60 50 43 62 63 52 47 64 63  
DEWPT 38 41 42 41 49 49 45 42 44 44 43 41 44 42 42 41 46 45  
MIN/MAX RH 55 96 56 86 47 92 40 81 44  
RH 55 71 91 93 67 62 83 86 57 56 77 90 51 45 68 81 53 52  
PWIND DIR SE SW W NE N N NW E E  
WIND CHAR <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15  
AVG CLOUDS OV OV B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW  
POP 12HR 60 40 5 5 10 5 5 5 5  
RAIN SHWRS NM NM SC SC  
TSTMS 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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