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FOUS54 KCRP 042007
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
307 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

TXZ245-051015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
307 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

DATE           05/04/15      TUE 05/05/15            WED 05/06/15            THU
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          84          73          82          74
TEMP          83 80 77 76 74 73 79 83 83 81 77 77 75 73 78 80 82 80 76 75 74 74
DEWPT         68 67 67 67 68 70 71 71 72 72 72 72 72 71 71 71 71 72 72 72 72 72
MAX/MIN RH                   90          68          94          71          98
RH            62 66 72 75 83 90 77 68 68 75 83 87 91 93 79 75 71 75 89 92 92 98
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      14 13 12 11 10  9 13 14 16 14 14 13 12 10 13 14 16 14 13 11 10 11
HEAT INDEX    85                   88 89 85                82 86 84
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 SC B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)     50 44 55 49 70 58 65 45 59 60 71 70 91 81 85 58 62 53 70 69 87 67
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03        0.02        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                              IS IS             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     2     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3100  2800  4100  4000  3100  2800  3900  3700  2500  2300
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             25    20    21    27    28    25    25    28    29    26


DATE           05/07 FRI 05/08/15 SAT 05/09/15 SUN 05/10/15 MON 05/11/15
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            82      74      83      74      83      75      84      75      81
TEMP          80 81 75 74 82 81 76 74 81 81 76 75 82 82 76 75 80 80
DEWPT         72 72 72 73 72 73 73 73 72 72 73 73 73 73 73 72 72 73
MIN/MAX RH         72      96      71      96      72      94      71      93      75
RH            78 75 90 96 74 76 91 96 76 76 90 94 75 74 89 93 79 78
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      10      20      20      10      10      20      30      30
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS IS IS             IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                     IS IS IS IS             IS IS SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-051015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
307 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

DATE           05/04/15      TUE 05/05/15            WED 05/06/15            THU
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                      68          86          71          86          72
TEMP          83 81 74 72 70 68 77 83 86 83 77 75 73 72 80 84 86 83 76 74 73 72
DEWPT         66 65 67 67 67 67 69 67 67 69 70 70 70 70 72 69 70 70 71 71 72 71
MAX/MIN RH                   97          55          95          58          99
RH            57 60 78 85 91 97 77 59 55 63 81 87 91 95 76 61 59 64 85 91 98 99
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      17 14 10  8  6  5 12 14 17 14 12 11 10  9 12 13 16 13 12 11 10  9
HEAT INDEX    85 83                86 89 87             84 88 91 87
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     67 53 67 51 77 61 70 59 65 65 62 57 91 92 86 63 64 53 62 56 81 83
POP 12HR                     10          20          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03           0        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS             SC
TSTMS                              IS IS             IS IS IS IS             SC
LAL                     1     1     1     2     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           3200  1900  5400  5100  3100  2500  4700  4400  2900  2100
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             25    19    21    28    31    26    24    28    29    27


DATE           05/07 FRI 05/08/15 SAT 05/09/15 SUN 05/10/15 MON 05/11/15
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            87      72      87      72      88      74      88      72      87
TEMP          85 84 75 72 85 84 75 72 86 84 76 74 86 85 75 72 85 83
DEWPT         70 71 71 71 71 72 73 72 71 72 73 72 72 71 72 72 71 70
MIN/MAX RH         59      99      59     100      58      96      57      98      57
RH            61 65 90 99 62 68 92100 62 66 90 96 62 64 91 98 63 63
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           30      20      20      30      20      20      40      30      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ247-051015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
307 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

DATE           05/04/15      TUE 05/05/15            WED 05/06/15            THU
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                      74          83          74          81          74
TEMP          83 80 78 77 76 74 79 83 83 80 78 77 76 74 78 79 81 80 76 75 75 74
DEWPT         68 68 67 68 69 70 71 72 72 72 72 73 72 72 72 72 72 72 73 73 73 73
MAX/MIN RH                   87          69          92          75          96
RH            62 67 71 75 81 87 76 70 69 76 83 86 89 91 81 79 75 78 90 93 93 96
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      14 14 14 14 13 11 14 14 16 16 16 14 14 12 13 13 16 14 14 12 12 12
HEAT INDEX    86 82                87 88 85                   85
CLOUDS        B1 SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)     51 45 56 50 69 57 63 44 54 56 70 69 86 75 83 56 63 53 71 68 86 65
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.02        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     3     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           3100  3100  3300  3200  3100  2800  3000  2900  2300  2300
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             25    23    23    27    29    26    26    29    32    28


DATE           05/07 FRI 05/08/15 SAT 05/09/15 SUN 05/10/15 MON 05/11/15
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            82      75      83      76      82      76      83      76      80
TEMP          80 81 76 75 81 81 77 76 80 81 77 76 81 82 77 76 79 79
DEWPT         73 72 73 73 72 73 74 74 73 73 74 73 73 73 73 73 73 73
MIN/MAX RH         74      93      72      93      75      92      74      92      80
RH            80 76 88 93 76 76 90 93 78 78 89 92 78 76 89 92 83 81
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10       5      10      10      10      10      20      20      30
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                                             IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ234-051015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
307 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

DATE           05/04/15      TUE 05/05/15            WED 05/06/15            THU
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                      68          84          71          85          73
TEMP          83 81 73 71 70 68 77 83 84 82 76 74 73 71 79 83 85 82 76 75 74 73
DEWPT         66 65 65 65 65 66 70 69 69 71 71 71 71 71 71 70 70 70 71 71 71 72
MAX/MIN RH                   93          59          98          61          98
RH            55 59 75 81 83 92 79 63 60 69 84 90 93 98 76 66 61 66 85 89 92 98
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      14 12  8  6  5  5 11 14 17 14 11 10 10  9 12 14 16 14 11 10  8  9
HEAT INDEX    85                   86 88 86                87 89 86
CLOUDS        B1 SC B1 SC B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     51 42 52 49 72 61 68 54 59 74 89 85 90 90 85 65 61 52 73 73 87 75
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03        0.04        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS             IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS             IS
TSTMS                              IS IS             IS IS IS IS             IS
LAL                     1     1     1     2     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3100  2000  5300  5100  3600  2600  5700  5400  3400  2400
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             19    12    19    28    27    23    23    26    27    24


DATE           05/07 FRI 05/08/15 SAT 05/09/15 SUN 05/10/15 MON 05/11/15
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            85      72      85      72      85      73      87      72      84
TEMP          83 82 74 72 83 82 75 72 84 82 75 73 85 84 75 72 82 81
DEWPT         71 71 72 72 71 72 73 72 72 71 73 72 72 72 72 71 71 71
MIN/MAX RH         62      99      64     100      63      98      62      97      64
RH            68 68 91 99 68 72 93100 68 69 92 98 66 69 90 97 69 70
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      10      20      20      20      20      40      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

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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