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FOUS54 KCRP 190845
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
345 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

TXZ245-192215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
345 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

DATE             SUN 04/19/15            MON 04/20/15            TUE 04/21/15
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          65          76          64          77
TEMP          71 69 75 80 81 78 74 71 68 66 66 73 76 70 67 65 66 64 70 75 76 73
DEWPT         69 68 69 71 70 69 68 67 65 61 56 55 55 59 60 62 62 62 64 66 67 68
MIN/MAX RH                   69          91          49          93          72
RH            94 95 82 74 69 74 82 89 91 87 70 53 49 68 79 88 89 93 81 73 74 83
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  N  N NE NE NE  E NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       6  3  5  6  9  8  5  2  8 11 11 12 10  8  5  4  5  8 10 12 11 10
HEAT INDEX                84
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     54 57 45 39 30 43 46 43 60 53 56 56 65 80 73 66 70 74 76 78 76 74
POP 12HR                     20          20          10          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.04           0        0.04        0.10
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     2     2     2     2     1     1     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     4     4     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           1700  2200  1700  1400  2600  2500  1800   900  3100  2900
T WIND DIR              S     S    SW    NW    NE    NE    NE    NE     E    SE
T WIND SPD             10    14     8    13    23    18    10    11    19    19


DATE          WED 04/22/15 THU 04/23/15 FRI 04/24/15 SAT 04/25/15
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            70      80      73      80      73      81      73      81
TEMP          71 70 78 76 74 73 79 76 74 73 80 77 74 73 80 76
DEWPT         69 69 71 71 72 72 74 73 73 73 74 73 73 72 71 70
MAX/MIN RH         95      76      96      81      98      80      97      70
RH            95 95 79 85 95 96 83 89 98 98 82 89 97 96 73 80
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR           30      30      20      20      20      30      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-192215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
345 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

DATE             SUN 04/19/15            MON 04/20/15            TUE 04/21/15
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                      89          62          76          59          78
TEMP          67 66 75 85 89 85 73 69 66 63 62 70 76 71 64 61 61 59 64 73 77 75
DEWPT         67 65 69 69 65 66 64 63 63 58 55 53 54 56 56 56 56 57 61 65 66 66
MIN/MAX RH                   44          91          46          98          68
RH           100 95 82 59 44 53 75 83 91 81 80 55 46 59 75 84 85 92 89 77 70 75
WIND DIR      SE SW  S SW  W  W  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  E NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       2  3  5  5  5  3  3  2  6 10 10 11  9  6  4  3  4  5  6  9 10 10
HEAT INDEX             88 91 87
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     42 43 46 38 36 35 39 43 66 57 59 57 78 77 73 69 71 73 76 78 77 75
POP 12HR                     20          20          10          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.01           0        0.05        0.13
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     2     2     2     2     1     1     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  5     6     6     5     4     4     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           3100  6400  4100  1500  2600  3900  1900   100  2600  2600
T WIND DIR             SW     W     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E    SE
T WIND SPD              9     9     4    12    20    16     8     8    13    18


DATE          WED 04/22/15 THU 04/23/15 FRI 04/24/15 SAT 04/25/15
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            67      84      72      86      73      88      71      88
TEMP          69 68 79 80 73 72 82 82 74 73 84 83 73 71 83 82
DEWPT         68 67 70 71 71 71 73 73 73 72 74 73 71 69 68 66
MAX/MIN RH        100      66      99      65     100      62      93      50
RH            98 99 75 73 94 98 74 74 95 98 74 71 92 92 60 58
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30      30      20      20      30      30      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-192215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
345 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

DATE             SUN 04/19/15            MON 04/20/15            TUE 04/21/15
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          67          75          67          76
TEMP          71 70 74 77 78 76 74 71 69 67 68 73 75 72 70 67 67 67 71 76 76 75
DEWPT         70 69 70 71 70 70 69 69 66 64 58 57 57 59 61 63 63 64 65 67 68 69
MIN/MAX RH                   76          92          53          93          73
RH            97 97 88 81 76 81 86 92 89 89 71 56 54 65 74 85 87 92 83 73 76 82
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  N  N NE NE NE  E NE NE NE  E  E  E SE SE
WIND SPD       6  4  5  6  9  8  6  6  8 12 12 13 11 10  6  6  8 10 11 12 11 10
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     55 56 45 39 30 43 48 43 64 58 56 56 68 83 75 67 70 72 75 78 75 72
POP 12HR                     20          30          10          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.05           0        0.04        0.10
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     2     2     3     3     1     1     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     4     4     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           1100  1900  1500  1900  2400  2400  2200  1400  3300  3100
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     E    NE    NE    NE     E     E    SE
T WIND SPD             10    14    12    17    24    20    13    14    20    20


DATE          WED 04/22/15 THU 04/23/15 FRI 04/24/15 SAT 04/25/15
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            72      78      74      78      74      80      74      79
TEMP          72 72 78 76 74 74 78 77 74 74 79 77 74 74 79 77
DEWPT         71 70 72 72 72 72 74 73 73 73 74 73 73 72 71 71
MAX/MIN RH         96      81      95      86      97      84      96      76
RH            96 95 81 85 95 95 87 90 97 97 85 89 96 95 77 82
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30      30      20      20      20      30      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-192215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
345 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

DATE             SUN 04/19/15            MON 04/20/15            TUE 04/21/15
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                      86          61          76          59          77
TEMP          68 67 75 84 86 82 72 68 65 61 63 73 76 70 63 62 60 60 67 75 77 74
DEWPT         67 65 68 70 69 68 68 64 62 56 52 52 52 56 56 55 54 54 59 64 66 66
MIN/MAX RH                   56          91          43          81          67
RH            97 92 78 64 56 63 86 90 91 82 67 48 44 61 76 78 80 81 74 68 67 78
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SW  S  S  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  N NE  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  3  5  9 10  6  4  3  8 10 11 11  9  5  3  3  4  5  8 10 11 10
HEAT INDEX             88 90 85
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     47 48 51 35 37 40 40 40 51 42 55 56 62 69 66 64 65 66 73 80 79 78
POP 12HR                     20          20          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.03           0        0.01        0.09
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS         SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     2     2     2     2     1     1     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     4     4     4     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           2800  4200  2100  1100  2900  2700  1700   300  3100  2900
T WIND DIR              S     S    NW     N    NE    NE    NE    NE     E    SE
T WIND SPD             12    13     8    12    20    14     6     8    16    19


DATE          WED 04/22/15 THU 04/23/15 FRI 04/24/15 SAT 04/25/15
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            67      82      70      84      72      84      70      84
TEMP          69 67 80 78 72 70 82 80 74 72 82 79 73 71 83 79
DEWPT         67 66 71 71 70 70 74 73 73 72 74 73 72 70 69 68
MAX/MIN RH         96      69     100      71     100      72     100      58
RH            94 96 73 79 95100 76 80 95100 77 82 97 98 64 68
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           30      40      20      20      30      40      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC 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
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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