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FOUS54 KCRP 262030
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
330 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

TXZ245-271015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
330 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

DATE           04/26/15      MON 04/27/15            TUE 04/28/15            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                      73          81          65          74          57
TEMP          80 78 77 76 75 73 75 80 81 78 72 69 66 66 69 73 73 65 60 59 58 57
DEWPT         76 75 75 74 74 72 73 69 71 69 64 66 63 63 61 59 57 56 54 53 52 51
MAX/MIN RH                   98          69          91          57          83
RH            87 90 93 91 98 96 94 70 72 76 76 90 88 90 74 61 57 73 81 80 80 83
WIND DIR       E SE SE SE SE NE NW  N NW  N  N  N NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD      11 10 10 11 10  4  5  8  8  4  2  5  8 13 16 18 17 14 12 11 10 10
HEAT INDEX    86                      85
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     64 55 66 65 76 74 65 44 39 37 36 35 52 60 54 49 44 40 38 36 33 30
POP 12HR                     30          40          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.13           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS
LAL                     2     2     3     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     6     6     6     4     4     3     5
MIXING HGT            600   500  2100  2000  1400   600  2700  2500  1600  1100
T WIND DIR             SE     E     N     N     N     N     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD             19    13    12    11     8    17    28    29    23    18


DATE           04/29 THU 04/30/15 FRI 05/01/15 SAT 05/02/15 SUN 05/03/15
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            73      60      77      63      77      66      78      69      79
TEMP          72 66 62 60 75 70 65 63 76 72 68 66 77 73 70 69 78 76
DEWPT         51 52 52 53 53 56 57 57 58 59 60 58 60 62 63 64 66 66
MIN/MAX RH         46      80      46      81      52      78      56      85      65
RH            47 60 72 80 46 62 77 81 53 65 76 77 56 67 79 85 66 73
PWIND DIR           N       N       N      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       5       5      10

$$

TXZ231-271015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
330 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

DATE           04/26/15      MON 04/27/15            TUE 04/28/15            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                      71          89          63          76          53
TEMP          91 84 74 73 72 72 72 83 89 86 72 68 65 63 67 73 75 71 59 59 56 53
DEWPT         75 70 72 72 70 71 69 58 55 60 57 58 58 58 59 57 55 53 51 49 48 48
MAX/MIN RH                  100          32          91          46          82
RH            60 62 94 97 94 97 89 42 32 43 58 69 77 91 74 57 50 54 74 71 76 82
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  E  N  N  N NW  N  N NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW
WIND SPD       9  9 10 11  6  6  8 10  9  5  2  4  9 10 13 14 13 11  8  5  4  5
HEAT INDEX   101 88
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     39 33 52 66 75 69 47 35 26 16 18 31 55 61 55 50 44 38 35 32 29 26
POP 12HR                     30          30          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     3     3     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     6     6     5     4     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           2300   200  4800  4800  4300  1800  3000  3300  3000  1600
T WIND DIR             SE    NE     N     N    NW     N     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD             18    16    16    12     8    13    23    23    13     9


DATE           04/29 THU 04/30/15 FRI 05/01/15 SAT 05/02/15 SUN 05/03/15
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            77      53      80      56      82      59      82      63      84
TEMP          72 71 59 53 74 74 62 56 76 76 65 59 77 77 68 63 80 80
DEWPT         50 49 50 49 51 54 54 54 56 57 58 58 60 60 61 62 65 65
MIN/MAX RH         38      86      40      91      43      94      48      98      52
RH            46 46 72 86 45 49 75 91 50 51 80 93 55 56 78 97 61 59
PWIND DIR           N       E      NW      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ247-271015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
330 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

DATE           04/26/15      MON 04/27/15            TUE 04/28/15            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                      74          80          66          74          60
TEMP          79 77 77 77 75 74 75 79 80 77 74 71 69 68 70 73 74 68 63 61 61 61
DEWPT         77 75 75 74 75 73 73 70 72 70 65 66 64 64 62 59 58 58 56 55 54 54
MAX/MIN RH                   99          73          90          59          81
RH            94 93 94 93 99 97 94 74 77 79 75 85 86 89 75 63 59 70 79 79 79 78
WIND DIR       E SE SE SE SE  N NW  N NW  N NE  N NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD      10 10 11 12 10  5  6  8  6  5  3  5  9 14 18 19 18 17 16 13 13 12
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     65 55 66 65 75 76 64 43 38 36 36 36 44 58 53 48 44 39 37 35 33 31
POP 12HR                     20          40          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.13           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS
LAL                     2     2     3     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     6     6     6     4     4     3     4
MIXING HGT            500   400  1800  1700  1300   900  2500  2400  1800  1300
T WIND DIR             SE    NE     N     N     N     N     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD             21    14    12    11     9    18    32    32    26    23


DATE           04/29 THU 04/30/15 FRI 05/01/15 SAT 05/02/15 SUN 05/03/15
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            73      63      76      65      77      69      77      71      78
TEMP          72 68 64 64 75 71 66 66 76 73 69 69 77 74 72 72 78 76
DEWPT         51 52 53 55 53 56 58 58 58 59 60 59 60 62 64 65 66 67
MIN/MAX RH         46      73      47      77      54      74      57      80      67
RH            46 56 67 73 47 59 75 76 54 62 73 71 57 65 77 80 67 73
PWIND DIR           N       N       N      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       5       5      10

$$

TXZ234-271015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
330 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

DATE           04/26/15      MON 04/27/15            TUE 04/28/15            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          85          62          74          52
TEMP          85 82 76 74 73 72 74 80 85 81 70 67 65 64 68 74 72 67 59 57 55 53
DEWPT         75 74 74 73 72 72 72 68 68 68 64 64 62 61 59 58 56 54 52 50 49 48
MAX/MIN RH                  100          58          91          57          87
RH            72 77 93 97 99100 93 65 58 64 79 91 92 84 74 58 57 62 78 76 80 84
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE NE  N  N  N  N  W  N NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW
WIND SPD      11 10  9 10  6  4  4  8  8  4  3  4  8 12 14 16 16 12  9  6  6  6
HEAT INDEX    93 88                83 88 84
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     63 54 67 67 77 71 64 46 40 39 34 36 68 68 61 54 44 34 37 40 33 27
POP 12HR                     40          50          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.11        0.12           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
LAL                     3     3     3     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     6     6     6     4     3     3     5
MIXING HGT           1300   100  2400  2500  2200   600  2900  2800  2300  1300
T WIND DIR             SE     E     N     N     N     N     N     N     N    NW
T WIND SPD             18    11    11    11     8    16    27    26    16    11


DATE           04/29 THU 04/30/15 FRI 05/01/15 SAT 05/02/15 SUN 05/03/15
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            74      54      78      57      79      60      80      63      81
TEMP          74 68 59 55 78 72 62 57 80 74 65 61 80 75 67 64 81 77
DEWPT         51 51 50 50 53 56 54 53 57 58 59 57 60 61 60 61 65 65
MIN/MAX RH         46      87      42      89      45      89      51      94      59
RH            46 54 74 84 42 58 76 86 45 58 80 86 51 61 78 91 59 66
PWIND DIR           N       N       N       E       E      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       5       5      10

$$

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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