weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
NWS Homepage
This page is being discontinued on March 12, 2014.
The same data is available at this site. Please update your bookmarks.
Thank you, and we apologize for the inconvenience.
Please send an email to SR-SRH.Webmaster@noaa.gov with any concerns.


Current Version
Previous Version:    01  02  03  04  05  06  07  08  09  10  11  12  
[Printable]
439
FOUS54 KSJT 311939
PFWSJT

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
239 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

TXZ076-011015-
BARNHART RAWS-CROCKETT TX
30.99N 101.16W ELEV. 2562 FT
239 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

DATE           10/31/14      SAT 11/01/14            SUN 11/02/14            MON
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                      40          67          50          69          57
TEMP          69 60 50 46 43 40 50 62 67 61 55 53 52 50 57 66 69 65 61 59 58 57
DEWPT         35 32 34 35 36 37 37 34 36 37 40 41 46 50 52 54 54 54 54 56 57 57
MAX/MIN RH                   91          31         100          60         100
RH            29 36 55 67 78 90 61 35 33 41 57 65 79100 82 67 60 69 79 90 96100
WIND DIR      NE NE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10  9  7  8  7  8 10 12 11 10 14 15 14 16 16 17 17 15 16 16 15 12
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     12 19 20 21 21 21 27 32 34 35 58 60 70 79 76 73 76 80 85 91 89 88
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           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  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2
HAINES         4  4  4  4  5  4  4  4  3  4  4  4  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT        4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  4  2  1 <1  1  1  2  2  3  3  3  3  2  1
T WIND DIR    NE NE  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD    17  6  6  8  8  6 13 14 16 18 21 23 16 31 29 29 26 31 33 35 28 21
SMOKE DISP    GD PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD GD GD GD FR PR


DATE           11/03  TUE 11/04/14  WED 11/05/14  THU 11/06/14  FRI 11/07/14
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          72      57    62      45    63      45    68      46    69
TEMP          70 67   60 57 61 56   48 45 60 57   49 45 64 61   50 46 65 62
DEWPT         57 56   57 56 51 48   45 43 41 39   40 39 39 40   39 41 43 45
MIN/MAX RH       59      97    63      93    43      78    34      83    40
RH            65 69   91 97 71 73   89 93 48 51   73 78 40 46   66 83 45 54
PWIND DIR         S       S     E      NE     N       N     N       E    SW
WIND CHAR       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         20      40    60      40    30      30    20      20    10
RAIN                   C  C          C  C          C  C
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS         NM NM         SC SC         IS IS   IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS   IS IS NM NM   IS IS SC SC         IS IS   IS IS

$$

TXZ139-011015-
COLEMAN RAWS-COLEMAN TX
31.51N  99.66W ELEV. 1452 FT
239 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

DATE           10/31/14      SAT 11/01/14            SUN 11/02/14            MON
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                      38          66          49          72          59
TEMP          70 64 53 48 43 38 48 61 66 62 57 54 52 49 57 68 72 69 65 63 61 59
DEWPT         36 36 37 37 38 37 35 32 33 36 36 37 39 45 50 52 53 53 53 55 57 59
MAX/MIN RH                   96          29          88          51          98
RH            29 36 54 66 83 95 60 33 29 38 45 52 61 85 75 57 51 57 65 74 86 98
WIND DIR       N NE NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE  S SE
WIND SPD      10  7  5  5  4  5 10  8  9  9  9  9  7  7 12 14 15 10 11 10 11 10
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)      6 15 19 23 23 23 24 25 30 34 56 59 68 76 75 73 76 79 85 90 86 82
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  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2
HAINES         5  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  4  5  5  3  3  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT        5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  4  4  3  2  2  1
T WIND DIR    NE NE NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD    17  6  5  5  5  5 11 10 12  8 10 10  9 13 21 23 23 25 26 21 21 18
SMOKE DISP    GD PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD GD GD FR PR PR


DATE           11/03  TUE 11/04/14  WED 11/05/14  THU 11/06/14  FRI 11/07/14
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          75      60    66      48    65      47    69      48    70
TEMP          72 71   64 60 65 62   53 48 62 61   52 47 65 64   54 48 66 65
DEWPT         58 58   60 59 57 52   48 46 45 44   42 42 44 44   43 44 48 49
MIN/MAX RH       57      95    63      94    47      83    40      86    45
RH            61 62   85 95 74 70   81 94 55 54   69 83 46 48   66 85 52 56
PWIND DIR         S       S    NW       N     N       N     N       N    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   OV OV OV B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         20      50    60      40    30      30    20      20    10
RAIN                   C  C          C  C          C  C
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS         NM NM         SC SC         IS IS   IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS   IS IS NM NM   IS IS SC SC         IS IS   IS IS

$$

TXZ155-011015-
COLORADO BEND RAWS-SAN SABA TX
31.05N  98.50W ELEV. 1259 FT
239 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

DATE           10/31/14      SAT 11/01/14            SUN 11/02/14            MON
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                      40          66          45          68          58
TEMP          71 63 52 47 44 40 47 60 66 60 53 50 48 45 52 62 68 65 62 60 59 58
DEWPT         38 39 39 39 38 34 35 37 36 34 33 33 35 37 44 49 51 52 54 57 58 58
MAX/MIN RH                   82          33          84          53         100
RH            30 41 61 74 80 78 63 43 34 38 48 53 62 74 76 62 53 63 76 91 98100
WIND DIR       N NE NE NE NE NE  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S SE
WIND SPD      10  7  7  7  7  7  8  7  8  7  7  7  9  8 10 10 12  8 10 10 10  9
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     14 14 18 22 23 24 20 16 15 14 39 60 70 80 76 71 74 78 84 91 85 78
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  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2
HAINES         5  4  5  5  4  5  5  5  4  4  5  5  5  4  4  2  3  3  3  3  2
MIX HGT        4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  4  2  2  2  2  1
T WIND DIR     N NE NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD    19 11  8  6 14  8 10  8 10  6  6  6 12  9 14 18 19 18 24 24 21 20
SMOKE DISP    GD PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR


DATE           11/03  TUE 11/04/14  WED 11/05/14  THU 11/06/14  FRI 11/07/14
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          70      62    70      51    63      49    68      50    69
TEMP          67 68   64 62 68 65   55 51 60 59   52 49 63 63   54 50 64 64
DEWPT         60 61   62 61 60 57   52 50 49 48   46 44 46 46   45 46 51 51
MIN/MAX RH       72      97    67      96    57      83    45      88    53
RH            79 79   93 97 77 76   90 96 66 66   79 83 53 54   71 86 63 64
PWIND DIR        SE       S    SW       N     N       N     N       N    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 OV OV B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20      40    70      50    40      30    20      20    20
RAIN                   C  C          C  C          C  C
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS         NM NM         SC SC         IS IS   IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS   IS IS NM NM   IS IS SC SC         IS IS   IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ128-011015-
HAMBY RAWS-CALLAHAN TX
32.50N  99.62W ELEV. 1900 FT
239 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

DATE           10/31/14      SAT 11/01/14            SUN 11/02/14            MON
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                      35          64          48          71          59
TEMP          67 59 50 44 40 36 46 58 64 60 55 52 50 48 57 66 71 68 64 62 61 59
DEWPT         35 35 36 36 36 33 32 28 28 30 33 35 37 41 47 51 52 53 53 54 55 56
MAX/MIN RH                   92          25          83          51          93
RH            31 40 59 74 87 90 59 33 25 32 43 52 61 77 69 58 51 59 67 74 81 90
WIND DIR       N NE NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10  7  5  5  4  5  9  9 10  9 11 14 11 10 15 17 17 12 16 16 15 14
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)      6 15 20 24 24 23 25 27 31 35 50 57 62 66 67 69 73 76 83 89 86 82
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   SC
TSTMS                                                                        SC
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3
HAINES         4  4  4  5  4  5  5  4  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  4  3  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT        4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  3  3  3  1  1  1
T WIND DIR    NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD    16  6  5  6  4  4 12 11 14  8 13 23 13 19 26 25 24 26 31 27 27 24
SMOKE DISP    FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD GD PR PR PR


DATE           11/03  TUE 11/04/14  WED 11/05/14  THU 11/06/14  FRI 11/07/14
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          78      59    66      46    64      46    67      48    69
TEMP          74 73   64 59 65 61   51 46 60 59   51 46 63 62   53 48 65 64
DEWPT         58 57   58 56 52 48   46 43 41 41   40 40 42 43   41 43 47 48
MIN/MAX RH       50      90    56      89    43      79    40      85    45
RH            57 57   80 90 63 62   84 89 49 52   66 79 46 50   64 83 52 56
PWIND DIR         S       S    NW       N     N       N    NE      SE    SW
WIND CHAR       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   OV OV OV B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         30      60    60      40    30      20    20      20    10
RAIN                   L  L          C  C          S  S
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC         NM NM         SC SC         IS IS   IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC   IS IS NM NM   IS IS SC SC         IS IS   IS IS

$$

TXZ170-011015-
MASON RAWS-MASON TX
30.74N  99.19W ELEV. 1463 FT
239 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

DATE           10/31/14      SAT 11/01/14            SUN 11/02/14            MON
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                      38          68          47          70          58
TEMP          72 64 49 44 41 39 51 64 68 62 53 51 49 47 56 66 70 67 62 60 59 58
DEWPT         37 38 38 39 39 37 36 38 39 39 37 37 40 45 49 52 53 54 55 57 59 58
MAX/MIN RH                   98          34          97          56         100
RH            28 38 66 82 92 94 57 39 34 43 54 60 73 92 77 61 56 64 79 89 99100
WIND DIR       N NE NE NE NE NE  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S SE
WIND SPD      10  7  5  5  4  4  8  8  9  7  5  5  8  8 10 11 14  8 10 10 10  9
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     11 14 19 23 23 23 21 19 23 26 57 61 71 82 78 74 77 80 86 92 86 81
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  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2
HAINES         4  4  4  4  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  4  5  4  4  3  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT        4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  4  3  2  2  2  1
T WIND DIR     N NE NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
T WIND SPD    18  6  5  5  5  4  9  9 11  6  6  6 14 13 19 19 23 23 23 27 20 21
SMOKE DISP    GD PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD FR FR FR PR PR


DATE           11/03  TUE 11/04/14  WED 11/05/14  THU 11/06/14  FRI 11/07/14
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          72      61    69      50    64      48    70      49    70
TEMP          70 69   63 61 68 64   53 50 62 60   51 48 66 64   53 49 67 64
DEWPT         60 61   61 60 60 56   51 49 48 47   44 43 45 46   44 44 49 50
MIN/MAX RH       66      99    68      98    54      83    41      86    47
RH            71 76   93 99 76 76   94 98 61 62   77 83 47 52   73 83 53 60
PWIND DIR         S       S    SW       N     N       N     N       N    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   OV OV OV B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20      40    70      50    40      30    20      20    20
RAIN                   C  C          C  C          C  C
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS         NM NM         SC SC         IS IS   IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS   IS IS NM NM   IS IS SC SC         IS IS   IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ065-011015-
PAINT CREEK RAWS-COKE TX
31.91N 100.58W ELEV. 1854 FT
239 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

DATE           10/31/14      SAT 11/01/14            SUN 11/02/14            MON
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                      39          66          49          71          61
TEMP          69 63 54 48 42 40 48 60 66 62 57 54 51 49 56 66 71 69 66 64 62 61
DEWPT         33 34 35 36 37 37 36 33 33 33 37 38 41 45 50 52 53 53 53 55 56 57
MAX/MIN RH                   90          29          93          51          90
RH            26 34 48 63 82 90 63 36 29 33 46 54 69 87 80 61 53 57 63 72 81 87
WIND DIR      NE NE NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10  8  5  7  5  5 10 10 10  9 11 10  8  7 14 17 17 14 14 14 12 12
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)      8 18 21 23 23 22 27 32 34 35 52 58 65 71 71 71 75 78 84 90 88 86
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   SC
TSTMS                                                                        SC
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3
HAINES         5  5  5  4  4  5  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  5  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT        5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  3  4  3  3  2  2
T WIND DIR    NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD    14  6  5  5  5  6 13 12 13  8 13 11  9 14 21 25 24 26 31 32 25 23
SMOKE DISP    GD PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD GD GD GD FR PR


DATE           11/03  TUE 11/04/14  WED 11/05/14  THU 11/06/14  FRI 11/07/14
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          73      58    62      46    64      46    68      47    70
TEMP          70 70   62 58 61 58   51 46 60 60   51 46 63 63   53 47 65 65
DEWPT         58 58   58 56 52 49   46 42 42 41   41 40 42 42   41 42 47 48
MIN/MAX RH       59      93    65      86    43      80    38      84    45
RH            66 67   86 93 72 72   83 85 50 49   68 80 46 46   62 83 53 53
PWIND DIR         S       S     N      NE     N       N    NE       E    SW
WIND CHAR       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         30      50    60      40    30      30    20      20    10
RAIN                   C  C          C  C          C  C
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC         NM NM         SC SC         IS IS   IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC   IS IS NM NM   IS IS SC SC         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
10K WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).......10000 FOOT WIND DIRECTION
10K WIND SPD(MPH)...................10000 FOOT WIND SPEED
MIX HGT(THOUSANDS OF FT AGL)........MIXING HEIGHT
     EXAMPLE: 6 = 6000 FEET; 12 = 12000 FEET; <1 = LESS THAN 1000 FEET
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
FOSBERG.............................FOSBERG FIRE WEATHER INDEX
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







U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: May 16, 2007
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE