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FOUS54 KCRP 251937
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
237 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

TXZ245-261015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
237 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

DATE           04/25/15      SUN 04/26/15            MON 04/27/15            TUE
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                      73          81          74          81          67
TEMP          81 77 75 74 73 73 76 80 80 77 75 75 74 74 77 80 81 78 74 71 69 67
DEWPT         73 74 73 73 72 72 73 75 74 74 74 75 74 73 72 71 71 71 69 67 65 63
MAX/MIN RH                   99          81         100          72          88
RH            78 90 95 97 98 99 91 83 81 88 96100100 98 86 75 72 79 85 88 88 87
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE  E NE  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       5  5  5  5  4  3  5  8  9  9  8  8  6  6  6  6  5  5  6  8  8  9
HEAT INDEX    86                   83 85                      85
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     53 28 35 42 54 66 69 73 65 57 61 65 76 86 84 82 61 41 41 42 47 53
POP 12HR                     10          30          20          40          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03        0.02        0.16           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS             SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS             SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     3     3     2     2     3     3     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     4     4     4     3     5     5
MIXING HGT            500   200  1000  1000   600   100  1600  1600  1200   700
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     N     N
T WIND SPD             10     8    10    16    14    12    11    10    12    16


DATE           04/28 WED 04/29/15 THU 04/30/15 FRI 05/01/15 SAT 05/02/15
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      58      75      60      76      63      77      66      79
TEMP          73 72 63 58 71 71 64 61 74 73 67 64 76 74 69 67 78 76
DEWPT         61 58 53 51 51 52 53 53 53 55 57 57 57 59 60 60 61 62
MIN/MAX RH         58      77      44      76      46      79      52      80      56
RH            66 61 68 77 49 51 67 76 48 54 70 78 53 59 73 79 56 62
PWIND DIR           N       N       N       N       N      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ231-261015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
237 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

DATE           04/25/15      SUN 04/26/15            MON 04/27/15            TUE
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                      72          91          71          88          63
TEMP          89 85 77 76 74 72 78 87 89 87 77 76 73 72 76 83 87 85 71 66 65 63
DEWPT         73 75 73 72 71 72 74 76 74 72 73 74 73 71 69 67 66 64 62 59 58 58
MAX/MIN RH                  100          56          99          47          82
RH            59 71 88 87 93100 87 70 62 62 86 92 98 96 78 60 49 49 71 78 79 82
WIND DIR      NE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  E NE  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N
WIND SPD       2  4  5  5  5  4  5  6  9  9  9  8  6  5  6  6  6  5  5  5  6  8
HEAT INDEX    97 94                97 98 93                85 89
CLOUDS        SC FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     40 18 26 34 43 52 46 41 39 36 51 67 75 83 69 55 46 37 37 36 39 42
POP 12HR                     10          30          30          30          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05        0.07        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                   SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                        SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
OBVIS                     PF
LAL                     1     1     3     3     2     3     3     3     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     4     4     4     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           1800   700  2100  2800  2400   400  2900  4000  3600  1300
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S    SE    SE     E     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD              9     9    10    14    16    11    11    11     9    12


DATE           04/28 WED 04/29/15 THU 04/30/15 FRI 05/01/15 SAT 05/02/15
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      54      76      54      79      57      80      59      83
TEMP          72 76 61 55 71 74 59 55 75 76 62 58 77 77 62 60 80 78
DEWPT         58 55 50 48 49 50 50 49 52 54 55 55 54 55 56 57 58 59
MIN/MAX RH         47      79      39      84      40      90      41      91      44
RH            61 49 65 78 46 42 72 81 45 46 78 87 44 47 80 88 48 52
PWIND DIR           N       N       N      NE       N      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR            5       0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ247-261015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
237 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

DATE           04/25/15      SUN 04/26/15            MON 04/27/15            TUE
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                      73          79          74          80          68
TEMP          79 76 75 74 73 74 76 78 79 77 75 75 75 74 76 79 80 77 75 73 70 68
DEWPT         73 74 74 73 73 73 74 75 74 74 74 75 74 73 72 72 72 71 70 68 66 64
MAX/MIN RH                   98          87         100          75          87
RH            83 94 97 98 98 97 94 89 87 90 97100100 97 88 79 75 82 85 87 87 86
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E NE NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD       5  5  6  6  4  4  5  8  9  9  9  8  8  8  6  6  5  5  6  8  9 10
HEAT INDEX                                                    84
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     55 32 39 45 56 66 69 73 65 58 61 65 75 85 82 79 60 41 42 43 48 52
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          40          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03        0.02        0.14           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     2     2     2     2     3     3     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     5     5
MIXING HGT            300   200   700   700   500   100  1400  1400  1100   800
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     N     N
T WIND SPD             11     9    11    16    14    13    12    10    12    17


DATE           04/28 WED 04/29/15 THU 04/30/15 FRI 05/01/15 SAT 05/02/15
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      75      63      75      66      76      69      78
TEMP          73 72 66 60 71 71 67 63 74 73 69 66 75 74 71 70 77 76
DEWPT         61 59 54 52 51 52 54 54 53 55 57 57 57 58 60 60 61 62
MIN/MAX RH         61      75      44      72      48      72      53      73      58
RH            68 64 66 75 50 51 63 72 49 54 65 72 54 58 68 72 58 62
PWIND DIR           N       N       N       N      NE      SE       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ234-261015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
237 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

DATE           04/25/15      SUN 04/26/15            MON 04/27/15            TUE
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                      71          84          73          83          65
TEMP          86 82 76 75 72 71 76 84 83 81 77 76 74 73 77 81 83 80 72 68 67 65
DEWPT         74 71 71 71 71 71 73 76 75 74 74 74 73 72 72 72 71 69 67 65 63 61
MAX/MIN RH                  100          76         100          66          91
RH            67 70 85 89 95 99 91 76 78 80 92 96 98 98 83 73 67 70 86 90 87 87
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  E NE  E  E NE NE  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       4  5  5  5  3  3  4  6  8  9  9  8  6  5  5  5  5  5  5  6  8  9
HEAT INDEX    94 86                92 90 86                85 88 83
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     49 26 30 34 50 66 69 71 59 47 57 67 77 87 85 83 64 44 42 39 48 56
POP 12HR                     10          30          30          50          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05        0.04        0.18           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS             SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS             SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                     PF
LAL                     1     1     3     3     3     3     3     3     2     2
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     4     4     4     3     5     5
MIXING HGT           1700   500  1500  1500  1100   200  1800  2000  1700   800
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE    SE    SE     E     E    NE     N     N
T WIND SPD             10     6     9    14    14    11    10    10    10    14


DATE           04/28 WED 04/29/15 THU 04/30/15 FRI 05/01/15 SAT 05/02/15
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            76      54      75      55      78      57      79      60      81
TEMP          72 73 59 54 71 72 59 55 75 74 61 58 77 75 63 61 79 76
DEWPT         59 55 50 48 51 51 51 50 53 55 55 54 56 58 58 58 60 61
MIN/MAX RH         52      81      43      84      44      89      47      91      51
RH            65 54 72 81 48 49 74 82 46 51 81 86 49 56 84 88 53 58
PWIND DIR           N       N       N       N       N      SE       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       0       0       0       0       0       0       0       5

$$

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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