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FOUS54 KCRP 260843
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
343 AM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

TXZ245-262215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
343 AM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

DATE             SUN 04/26/15            MON 04/27/15            TUE 04/28/15
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          74          80          66          74
TEMP          73 73 78 81 80 78 77 77 75 74 76 79 80 78 73 70 67 66 67 71 74 72
DEWPT         73 72 71 73 75 74 74 74 73 72 73 72 70 69 68 67 63 63 59 59 56 56
MIN/MAX RH                   77          94          73          91          54
RH           100 96 81 77 83 88 92 92 93 94 90 80 73 75 85 91 86 90 75 65 54 58
WIND DIR       S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE NE NE NE  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       4  3  4  8 10 10  9 10  6  4  5  6  6  5  4  6  8 13 16 17 16 16
HEAT INDEX             85 85
CLOUDS        SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     48 63 68 73 64 55 60 65 76 86 84 82 59 37 32 35 40 56 37 53 48 46
POP 12HR                     20          20          40          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.02        0.17           0           0
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS               IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
OBVIS         PF PF
LAL                     2     2     2     2     3     3     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     5     6     5     5     4     3
MIXING HGT           2400  2400  1800   900  2300  2800  1400  1500  2900  3500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE     E    NE     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD             11    17    18    11    10    10    11    27    33    28


DATE          WED 04/29/15 THU 04/30/15 FRI 05/01/15 SAT 05/02/15
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            57      73      59      76      62      78      65      79
TEMP          62 58 70 70 63 59 74 72 66 63 77 74 68 66 78 75
DEWPT         53 51 50 51 52 53 52 55 56 56 57 58 58 59 61 62
MAX/MIN RH         77      45      82      45      80      49      82      55
RH            72 76 51 52 66 81 46 55 71 78 50 58 71 81 56 65
PWIND DIR           N       N       N       N      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR            5       0       0       0       0       0       5      10

$$

TXZ231-262215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
343 AM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

DATE             SUN 04/26/15            MON 04/27/15            TUE 04/28/15
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                      91          72          88          62          76
TEMP          74 72 77 87 91 86 74 72 72 72 74 83 88 84 72 68 65 62 69 73 76 74
DEWPT         72 71 72 74 71 73 72 71 71 71 70 63 60 63 60 59 58 58 56 56 55 53
MIN/MAX RH                   54          98          40          86          46
RH            93 96 83 65 54 66 94 97 97 97 88 51 40 49 67 71 77 86 64 57 48 48
WIND DIR      SE  S  S SE  S SE SE SE SE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       5  3  3  6  9 10  9  9  5  5  3  9  9  5  3  4  9 11 14 13 14 11
HEAT INDEX             95 97 92
CLOUDS        SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     38 63 52 41 39 36 51 67 75 83 69 55 41 27 29 27 46 47 48 53 53 53
POP 12HR                     20          30          30          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.11        0.02           0           0
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS               IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
OBVIS          F  F
LAL                     2     2     3     3     3     3     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     5     6     6     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           2100  4300  2700   600  5100  6500  3900  1800  3500  4000
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    NE     N     N    NW     N     N     N
T WIND SPD             10    16    17    12    12    12    12    26    28    23


DATE          WED 04/29/15 THU 04/30/15 FRI 05/01/15 SAT 05/02/15
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            53      75      53      79      56      81      59      81
TEMP          60 55 70 73 58 54 75 76 61 57 78 78 62 60 79 77
DEWPT         50 47 49 49 49 49 52 53 53 54 54 56 56 57 58 60
MAX/MIN RH         80      41      87      40      92      40      91      47
RH            69 76 48 44 71 84 44 45 77 88 43 48 79 89 50 56
PWIND DIR           N       N       N       N      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR            5       0       0       0       0       0       5      10
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS
TSTMS                                                   IS IS

$$

TXZ247-262215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
343 AM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

DATE             SUN 04/26/15            MON 04/27/15            TUE 04/28/15
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                      79          74          79          67          74
TEMP          73 74 77 79 78 77 77 77 76 74 76 78 78 77 74 72 69 68 68 71 74 72
DEWPT         73 73 72 73 75 74 75 75 74 73 73 74 71 69 69 68 65 64 60 59 58 58
MIN/MAX RH                   81          95          77          90          57
RH           100 97 84 82 90 92 94 95 94 95 92 86 79 77 84 90 85 89 77 67 57 60
WIND DIR       S  S SE SE SE SE  S SE  S SE SE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       4  3  4  8  9 10 10 10  8  5  5  5  5  5  4  8  8 14 16 17 17 17
CLOUDS        SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     48 64 69 73 65 58 61 65 75 85 82 79 58 36 32 36 40 55 35 50 45 40
POP 12HR                     20          20          40          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.02        0.16           0           0
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS               IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
OBVIS         PF PF
LAL                     2     2     2     2     3     3     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     6     5     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           1600  1700  1300   900  1500  1500  1300  1600  2700  3300
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE     E    NE     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD             11    17    19    13    10    10    13    26    34    29


DATE          WED 04/29/15 THU 04/30/15 FRI 05/01/15 SAT 05/02/15
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            59      73      62      75      65      77      68      78
TEMP          65 60 70 70 66 62 74 72 68 65 76 74 70 68 77 75
DEWPT         55 52 51 51 53 54 52 55 57 57 57 59 60 61 61 63
MAX/MIN RH         75      46      77      46      75      50      77      57
RH            70 75 52 51 62 76 48 55 67 74 51 58 68 77 57 65
PWIND DIR           N       N       N       N      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR            5       0       0       0       0       0       5      10

$$

TXZ234-262215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
343 AM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

DATE             SUN 04/26/15            MON 04/27/15            TUE 04/28/15
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                      85          73          84          63          74
TEMP          72 71 78 84 85 82 76 75 74 73 76 81 84 79 71 67 65 63 69 70 74 71
DEWPT         72 70 71 74 73 73 73 73 73 72 72 70 68 68 66 64 61 60 57 57 55 54
MIN/MAX RH                   67          97          60          91          50
RH            98 96 79 72 67 74 90 95 97 96 89 69 60 68 87 90 85 88 66 62 51 54
WIND DIR       S SW SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       3  3  2  6 11 10  8  8  5  3  4  6  6  5  4  5 11 13 16 16 16 13
HEAT INDEX             91 91 87                85 87
CLOUDS        SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     45 64 67 71 63 55 61 67 77 87 85 83 61 39 37 36 43 61 47 54 54 54
POP 12HR                     20          30          50          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.03        0.21           0           0
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS               IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
OBVIS          F  F
LAL                     2     2     3     3     3     3     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     5     6     5     5     4     3
MIXING HGT           2300  3400  2500  1300  3000  5700  3100  1600  3300  3800
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     E    NE    NE     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD             10    17    17    10     9    10     5    29    31    27


DATE          WED 04/29/15 THU 04/30/15 FRI 05/01/15 SAT 05/02/15
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            53      74      53      78      57      80      60      80
TEMP          57 54 70 70 57 54 75 74 60 58 78 75 63 61 79 76
DEWPT         50 48 51 51 49 50 52 55 54 54 57 58 56 57 60 61
MAX/MIN RH         86      45      88      43      90      47      88      51
RH            79 80 50 50 75 86 45 51 80 87 48 57 78 86 52 59
PWIND DIR           N       N       N       N       S      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR            5       0       0       0       0       0       0      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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