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FOUS54 KCRP 012042
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
342 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

TXZ245-021015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
342 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

DATE           04/01/15      THU 04/02/15            FRI 04/03/15            SAT
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                      69          77          71          76          60
TEMP          76 73 71 70 69 71 74 77 76 73 71 71 71 71 73 76 76 71 65 63 61 60
DEWPT         69 68 68 69 69 69 69 69 68 68 69 70 70 70 70 69 70 69 65 62 54 54
MAX/MIN RH                   99          77          98          81         100
RH            80 85 91 96 99 96 86 78 78 84 91 96 96 98 89 82 81 93100 99 77 80
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  E  N  N NE
WIND SPD      10 10 10 10 10 10 11 13 12 12 12 11 12 12 12 11  8  6 11 11 18 16
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     73 53 62 71 66 60 50 39 35 31 37 42 40 38 46 38 46 54 68 81 80 82
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.06           0           0        0.02        0.03
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS
TSTMS         SC IS IS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT            800   300  1500  1500   800   500  1100  1900  1700  1700
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S    NE     N
T WIND SPD             20    17    19    19    16    19    29    18    27    39


DATE           04/04 SUN 04/05/15 MON 04/06/15 TUE 04/07/15 WED 04/08/15
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            67      63      74      67      76      69      78      68      79
TEMP          66 66 63 63 73 72 68 67 75 74 70 69 77 75 70 68 78 76
DEWPT         53 56 59 63 68 68 67 66 68 68 68 69 69 70 69 68 69 70
MIN/MAX RH         58      97      82      98      75      96      70      98      77
RH            62 71 86100 84 89 97 98 80 83 93 98 78 85 97 99 76 84
PWIND DIR          NE       E      SE       S       S       S       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      20      40      10      10      10      10      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS SC SC                               IS IS
TSTMS                     IS IS                               IS IS

$$

TXZ231-021015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
342 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

DATE           04/01/15      THU 04/02/15            FRI 04/03/15            SAT
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          87          69          85          59
TEMP          80 79 75 71 68 70 78 86 86 81 75 70 69 69 76 83 85 76 66 63 60 59
DEWPT         68 68 67 66 66 66 68 69 69 68 67 67 68 68 69 70 71 69 64 57 47 48
MAX/MIN RH                   94          56          97          63          95
RH            67 70 77 87 94 88 71 58 56 64 78 90 95 97 78 65 63 78 94 80 63 68
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  E NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD      12 10  9  8  6  5  8 10 11 11 10 10  9  6  6  6  5  6 12 13 17 12
HEAT INDEX    83                   90 90 84                87 89
CLOUDS        B2 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     73 45 54 64 61 57 46 35 25 16 23 30 43 55 50 48 57 65 74 84 79 80
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.08
RAIN SHWRS    SC                                     IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS         SC                                     IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           1800   700  3100  3300  2100   600  2500  4700  2800  2000
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             23    16    14    16    16    13    18     9    28    37


DATE           04/04 SUN 04/05/15 MON 04/06/15 TUE 04/07/15 WED 04/08/15
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            67      59      78      65      80      67      83      68      84
TEMP          66 65 60 59 76 74 67 65 79 76 70 67 81 79 71 68 83 79
DEWPT         50 55 56 59 66 67 65 65 68 68 66 67 69 69 69 68 69 69
MIN/MAX RH         53      91      75     100      64      99      60      98      65
RH            55 70 84100 73 80 94100 70 77 89100 65 71 93100 63 72
PWIND DIR          NE       E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR           20      30      40      20      10      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                     IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-021015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
342 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

DATE           04/01/15      THU 04/02/15            FRI 04/03/15            SAT
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          74          71          75          61
TEMP          73 72 71 70 70 70 72 74 73 72 71 71 71 71 73 75 75 71 65 64 62 61
DEWPT         67 68 69 69 69 69 69 69 68 68 69 70 70 70 70 69 69 69 65 64 57 56
MAX/MIN RH                   99          84          99          82         100
RH            82 89 93 96 99 98 91 85 85 88 93 96 95 99 91 84 82 93100100 84 82
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  E NE  N NE
WIND SPD      11 11 11 11 11 11 12 12 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 11  8  6 11 11 19 18
CLOUDS        B2 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     71 50 54 58 59 60 49 38 35 32 36 40 39 39 46 38 44 50 66 82 83 85
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          10          30
QPF 12HR                   0.06           0           0           0        0.04
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS                                           IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC IS IS                                           IS IS SC SC
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT            600   200  1000  1000   600   300   900  1000  1100  1600
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE    NE     N
T WIND SPD             20    17    17    18    17    20    32    20    29    39


DATE           04/04 SUN 04/05/15 MON 04/06/15 TUE 04/07/15 WED 04/08/15
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            66      64      73      68      75      70      76      69      77
TEMP          66 66 64 64 72 72 69 68 74 73 71 70 75 74 70 69 76 75
DEWPT         55 57 60 64 68 68 68 67 68 68 69 69 69 70 69 69 69 70
MIN/MAX RH         62      98      81      97      80      96      78      99      84
RH            68 74 87100 86 89 96 97 83 85 94 97 82 87 97 99 80 85
PWIND DIR          NE       E      SE       S       S       S       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30      20      40      10      10      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                     IS IS

$$

TXZ234-021015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
342 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

DATE           04/01/15      THU 04/02/15            FRI 04/03/15            SAT
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                      69          81          70          80          58
TEMP          80 77 73 69 69 72 77 81 80 75 72 71 70 70 75 79 80 73 63 61 58 58
DEWPT         66 68 67 67 68 69 69 69 68 68 68 69 69 69 69 69 70 69 63 56 48 50
MAX/MIN RH                   98          65          96          71         100
RH            63 73 82 93 98 92 76 66 68 77 87 94 95 96 82 72 72 89100 86 69 75
WIND DIR       S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  E  N  N NE
WIND SPD      11 10  9  9  8  8 10 12 12 11 10 10 10 10 10  9  5  4 11 13 16 12
HEAT INDEX                         84
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     73 62 66 71 72 72 58 43 37 30 40 51 47 44 55 49 65 81 78 77 72 78
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0           0        0.02        0.03
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS                               IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS         SC IS IS                               IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           1600   500  2300  2400  1200   800  2300  3600  2000  1900
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             20    16    19    19    18    19    24    14    28    37


DATE           04/04 SUN 04/05/15 MON 04/06/15 TUE 04/07/15 WED 04/08/15
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            69      59      76      65      79      68      81      68      83
TEMP          68 66 61 59 74 73 67 65 78 76 70 68 80 77 70 68 81 78
DEWPT         48 53 53 59 67 68 66 65 67 68 67 68 68 70 69 68 69 70
MIN/MAX RH         50      93      77     100      66     100      65      98      66
RH            49 63 77 99 78 84 97100 70 76 91100 68 78 96100 67 76
PWIND DIR          NE       E      SE       S       S       S       S       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           20      20      50      20      10      10      10      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS                         IS IS
TSTMS                     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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