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FOUS54 KCRP 032018
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
318 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

TXZ245-041045-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
318 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

DATE           05/03/15      MON 05/04/15            TUE 05/05/15            WED
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                      70          81          70          81          74
TEMP          81 78 73 73 71 71 78 80 81 76 72 71 71 71 78 81 81 78 75 75 75 74
DEWPT         69 69 69 68 67 68 67 67 69 67 68 69 69 69 70 70 71 71 71 71 71 71
MAX/MIN RH                   92          65          96          70          92
RH            66 74 89 85 89 89 70 65 68 76 85 93 93 95 79 71 71 77 82 85 87 92
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      13 13 11 10  9 10 12 13 14 14 11 10  9 10 12 16 14 16 14 13 11  9
HEAT INDEX    85                      83                   85 86
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     58 44 46 47 48 49 52 55 51 47 58 72 85 80 77 62 62 62 63 63 68 73
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.02        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    IS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  3     4     5     5     5     4     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1600   600  2600  2500  1300   400  3600  3600  1900  1900
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             19    17    20    25    21    17    29    33    35    31


DATE           05/06 THU 05/07/15 FRI 05/08/15 SAT 05/09/15 SUN 05/10/15
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      73      82      74      82      73      82      74      82
TEMP          81 79 74 73 81 80 75 74 82 80 75 73 81 80 76 74 82 80
DEWPT         71 72 72 72 71 71 72 72 72 71 72 72 72 73 73 72 73 72
MIN/MAX RH         71      99      71      93      71      96      73      93      73
RH            74 80 93 99 73 76 89 93 73 77 91 96 75 79 91 93 75 78
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      10      10      10      20      20      10      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS                   IS IS IS IS             IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS                   IS IS IS IS             IS IS

$$

TXZ231-041045-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
318 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

DATE           05/03/15      MON 05/04/15            TUE 05/05/15            WED
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                      67          83          68          84          72
TEMP          86 80 72 69 68 68 78 83 82 78 72 70 69 69 79 84 84 79 75 73 73 72
DEWPT         66 67 69 68 68 68 69 66 67 65 65 67 67 67 70 67 70 69 70 70 71 70
MAX/MIN RH                  100          57          96          62          93
RH            52 65 90 95100100 74 57 61 65 78 91 92 94 83 63 63 66 81 85 90 93
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      13 13 10  8  6  8 10 13 16 14 10  6  6  8 12 14 18 16 12 11 10  8
HEAT INDEX    88 83                85 85                      88 86
CLOUDS        B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     63 50 57 65 72 80 75 71 62 53 61 71 80 84 81 68 66 63 72 81 83 85
POP 12HR                     10          20          10          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02           0        0.08        0.04
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS             SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                        IS IS IS IS             SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3
MIXING HGT           2100   500  3100  3000  2000   500  6000  5900  2900  2200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             17    13    20    26    18    12    27    31    34    26


DATE           05/06 THU 05/07/15 FRI 05/08/15 SAT 05/09/15 SUN 05/10/15
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            86      71      85      73      87      72      88      72      88
TEMP          85 82 74 71 85 82 75 73 86 82 74 72 87 83 75 72 87 83
DEWPT         70 69 71 71 70 70 71 71 70 71 71 71 71 70 72 72 71 70
MIN/MAX RH         58     100      59      94      58      99      56      99      56
RH            60 65 90100 61 66 88 94 59 68 90 99 59 65 91 99 59 63
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           30      20      30      20      20      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-041045-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
318 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

DATE           05/03/15      MON 05/04/15            TUE 05/05/15            WED
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          81          72          80          74
TEMP          78 75 73 73 73 73 78 78 81 76 73 73 73 74 77 78 80 76 75 75 75 74
DEWPT         69 69 69 69 68 67 67 68 69 68 68 69 70 70 70 71 72 72 71 72 72 71
MAX/MIN RH                   88          68          91          71          91
RH            75 81 88 86 85 85 71 70 68 76 86 89 89 89 78 73 72 78 82 85 88 91
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      13 13 12 12 11 12 13 13 14 14 13 13 11 11 13 14 13 16 16 14 13 10
HEAT INDEX                            83                   84 86
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     59 44 45 45 47 49 50 52 51 49 59 70 82 82 78 58 54 49 56 63 66 70
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.01        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    IS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  3     4     5     5     5     4     3     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           1100   800  2000  2200  1300   800  2900  2700  1700  2000
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             23    21    23    25    26    21    29    32    37    34


DATE           05/06 THU 05/07/15 FRI 05/08/15 SAT 05/09/15 SUN 05/10/15
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            79      74      81      75      81      75      81      75      81
TEMP          79 78 75 74 81 80 76 75 81 79 76 75 81 79 76 75 81 79
DEWPT         72 72 72 73 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 73 73 73 72 73 73
MIN/MAX RH         79      96      74      90      74      93      76      92      76
RH            80 84 92 96 76 77 88 90 75 78 89 93 77 81 91 92 78 80
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      10      10       5      10      10

$$

TXZ234-041045-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
318 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

DATE           05/03/15      MON 05/04/15            TUE 05/05/15            WED
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                      66          82          67          83          72
TEMP          82 78 70 68 67 67 78 81 81 77 70 68 68 68 78 82 82 79 74 73 72 72
DEWPT         66 65 68 66 66 66 67 66 67 66 65 67 67 67 69 68 69 70 70 70 70 70
MAX/MIN RH                   99          59         100          62          94
RH            58 63 94 94 96 96 70 59 63 70 85 96 98 98 84 65 64 70 83 87 89 94
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      13 12  8  5  5  8 11 12 14 13  8  5  6  6 12 16 17 16 12 10 10  8
HEAT INDEX    84                   83 84                   84 86 84
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     59 42 45 48 50 51 57 64 53 43 55 70 84 82 80 73 70 67 77 86 82 78
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.06        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    IS                                     SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  3     4     4     5     5     4     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           2100   300  2900  2800  1600   200  4000  5300  3000  1800
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             14    12    19    25    14    10    26    31    33    27


DATE           05/06 THU 05/07/15 FRI 05/08/15 SAT 05/09/15 SUN 05/10/15
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            84      72      84      72      84      72      85      72      86
TEMP          83 80 74 72 83 80 74 72 83 81 74 72 84 81 74 72 85 82
DEWPT         70 70 71 72 70 69 71 71 71 71 71 71 72 71 72 72 72 71
MIN/MAX RH         64      99      63      97      64      99      64      99      63
RH            66 70 91 99 66 69 92 97 66 72 91 99 67 72 92 99 66 70
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           30      10      30      20      20      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC       SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC       SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS 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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