Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44
000
FOUS54 KCRP 280851
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
351 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

TXZ245-282215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
351 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

DATE             TUE 04/28/15            WED 04/29/15            THU 04/30/15
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                      74          56          74          60          77
TEMP          68 66 70 73 74 68 61 59 57 56 64 72 74 72 66 64 62 60 70 75 77 74
DEWPT         66 64 61 59 55 54 52 52 49 50 49 49 49 51 52 53 53 53 52 51 52 54
MIN/MAX RH                   51          80          42          79          42
RH            96 91 73 61 51 61 72 76 75 80 57 45 42 49 61 66 72 77 54 43 42 50
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  N  E SE
WIND SPD       5  8 17 16 17 16 14 12 11 10 11 11 11  9  6  4  3  4  4  4  6  6
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     40 40 40 40 40 30 30 30 30 20 20 20 20 19 17 14 12  9 10 12 11 11
POP 12HR                     10           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS
OBVIS         PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     3     3     4     4     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           3400  3700  3500  2600  4600  5700  4800   200  5100  5300
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     N     N     N     N    NW     N
T WIND SPD             27    29    25    19    19    20    14    10    10     5


DATE          FRI 05/01/15 SAT 05/02/15 SUN 05/03/15 MON 05/04/15
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            63      79      65      79      69      80      72      81
TEMP          68 64 79 76 68 66 78 75 70 69 79 77 73 72 80 77
DEWPT         56 57 57 57 59 58 60 61 63 64 65 67 68 69 70 70
MAX/MIN RH         80      47      78      53      84      62      90      70
RH            66 79 47 54 73 76 53 62 78 84 63 71 86 90 71 79
PWIND DIR           S       S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       5      10      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS
TSTMS                                                   IS IS

$$

TXZ231-282215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
351 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

DATE             TUE 04/28/15            WED 04/29/15            THU 04/30/15
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                      75          51          77          53          83
TEMP          64 62 68 74 75 68 58 55 53 51 64 75 77 75 63 58 56 54 70 79 83 80
DEWPT         60 56 54 53 51 51 49 48 48 46 48 47 45 49 49 49 49 49 50 51 51 52
MIN/MAX RH                   43          83          32          85          33
RH            85 81 60 48 43 55 71 76 83 83 57 38 32 40 59 72 79 82 50 38 34 37
WIND DIR      NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N  N  N  N  E SE  S  W  W NW  N  E
WIND SPD       4  9 17 13 13 12 11  9  4  4  9  9 10  5  3  2  1  2  3  3  4  4
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     40 40 40 40 40 30 30 30 30 20 20 20 20 15 13 10 10  9 11 12 11  9
POP 12HR                     10           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     5     5     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           4500  4500  4100  2900  5600  6400  5300   200  6100  6000
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     N     N     E     S    NW    NE
T WIND SPD             26    24    19     9    14    16     8     4     5     1


DATE          FRI 05/01/15 SAT 05/02/15 SUN 05/03/15 MON 05/04/15
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            56      83      57      83      63      84      68      86
TEMP          61 57 79 79 62 59 80 79 66 64 83 79 70 69 84 81
DEWPT         52 52 54 55 56 55 58 59 62 62 64 65 67 68 68 68
MAX/MIN RH         88      38      93      43      97      53      99      56
RH            72 84 41 44 81 90 46 52 88 95 54 62 93 97 60 65
PWIND DIR          SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       5      10      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS
TSTMS                                                   IS IS

$$

TXZ247-282215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
351 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

DATE             TUE 04/28/15            WED 04/29/15            THU 04/30/15
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                      74          58          73          63          76
TEMP          70 68 71 73 74 69 62 61 59 58 65 72 73 72 69 69 65 64 70 75 76 74
DEWPT         67 65 63 61 57 57 55 53 52 51 51 50 50 52 53 53 54 54 53 52 52 54
MIN/MAX RH                   55          78          44          72          43
RH            93 91 76 64 55 65 75 77 77 78 58 46 44 49 56 59 67 71 55 45 44 49
WIND DIR      NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  N  E SE
WIND SPD       8 11 18 18 18 18 17 17 17 13 13 12 12 10  8  5  4  4  5  4  6  8
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     40 40 40 40 40 30 30 30 30 20 20 20 20 21 18 15 12  9 10 11 11 10
POP 12HR                     10           5           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     3     3     3     4     4     5     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           3000  3800  3600  2700  4800  6000  5200  1100  4500  4200
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     N     N     N     N     N     E
T WIND SPD             31    32    31    28    23    21    18    12    11     5


DATE          FRI 05/01/15 SAT 05/02/15 SUN 05/03/15 MON 05/04/15
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            67      78      68      78      71      79      73      80
TEMP          71 67 77 75 71 68 78 76 72 72 78 77 75 74 79 78
DEWPT         57 58 57 57 59 59 60 62 64 64 65 67 68 69 70 71
MAX/MIN RH         72      48      72      55      79      65      87      74
RH            61 72 51 55 67 72 55 62 76 79 66 72 80 86 75 80
PWIND DIR           S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       5      10      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS
TSTMS                                                   IS IS

$$

TXZ234-282215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
351 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

DATE             TUE 04/28/15            WED 04/29/15            THU 04/30/15
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                      73          51          75          54          79
TEMP          64 63 68 72 73 66 58 55 53 51 63 73 75 72 62 59 56 55 68 77 79 75
DEWPT         64 61 59 57 53 52 50 49 48 47 50 49 49 50 51 50 50 50 51 51 52 53
MIN/MAX RH                   50          86          40          86          39
RH            99 94 74 60 50 59 74 80 86 86 62 42 40 46 66 73 81 83 53 41 39 46
WIND DIR       N NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  N  N NE
WIND SPD       4  8 16 13 14 13 11  9  6  6  9 10 10  8  4  2  2  3  4  4  5  4
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     40 40 40 40 40 30 30 30 30 20 20 20 20 15 14 13 11 10 12 14 12 11
POP 12HR                     20           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS
OBVIS         PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     3     3     3     4     4     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           3500  3700  3600  2600  4700  5600  4700   100  5900  6200
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     N     N     N    NW    NW     N
T WIND SPD             25    25    20    12    17    17    11     6    10     6


DATE          FRI 05/01/15 SAT 05/02/15 SUN 05/03/15 MON 05/04/15
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      81      60      80      63      81      67      83
TEMP          61 58 78 76 63 61 79 76 66 64 80 78 69 67 83 79
DEWPT         54 54 56 57 57 56 58 60 61 62 64 65 66 67 69 68
MAX/MIN RH         89      43      89      48      96      56      99      62
RH            76 87 45 51 83 86 50 58 84 94 57 65 92 97 63 69
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0       0       0       5       5      10      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS
TSTMS                                                   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



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.