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FOUS54 KCRP 182003
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
303 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

TXZ245-191030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
303 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

DATE           04/18/15      SUN 04/19/15            MON 04/20/15            TUE
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          67          75          66
TEMP          79 76 72 71 71 69 75 80 81 72 70 68 68 67 71 75 75 72 68 67 66 66
DEWPT         69 69 69 69 69 68 70 70 68 69 69 68 67 65 62 60 61 62 63 64 64 62
MAX/MIN RH                   98          64         100          60          94
RH            74 82 91 92 94 96 83 71 66 91 95100 98 91 72 61 60 70 83 89 93 88
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  E  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD       9  6  6  6  6  4  6  6  9  8  6  5  8  9 10 11 10  8  6  6  6  9
HEAT INDEX                         82 84
CLOUDS        B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     72 51 50 50 54 52 45 39 30 43 51 58 56 53 50 46 57 68 70 71 74 80
POP 12HR                     30          20          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.02        0.04        0.02        0.05
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1400  1200  1900  2000   500   500  2600  2500  1600  1000
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     E    NE    NE     E     E
T WIND SPD             12     9    10    13    11    13    18    17    12    12


DATE           04/21 WED 04/22/15 THU 04/23/15 FRI 04/24/15 SAT 04/25/15
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            76      69      78      71      80      73      80      72      81
TEMP          75 74 70 69 77 76 72 71 79 78 74 73 79 78 73 72 80 79
DEWPT         65 67 69 69 71 71 72 71 73 73 73 72 73 73 72 72 70 69
MIN/MAX RH         72      99      81     100      80      98      81      99      68
RH            73 80 95 99 82 87 98100 82 86 96 98 83 87 97 99 71 73
PWIND DIR           E       E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           40      30      30      20      30      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-191030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
303 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

DATE           04/18/15      SUN 04/19/15            MON 04/20/15            TUE
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          90          64          77          60
TEMP          84 81 71 68 67 66 75 84 90 81 72 67 67 64 70 76 77 72 65 63 61 60
DEWPT         67 67 67 66 67 65 69 69 64 65 65 65 63 61 58 57 58 59 60 60 61 58
MAX/MIN RH                  100          40          92          50         100
RH            57 64 86 96100 96 83 61 42 58 80 92 87 89 66 51 50 64 83 91 98 94
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SW NW  W  N NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE
WIND SPD       4  4  5  3  2  2  4  4  5  4  3  3  6  9 10 10  9  6  4  4  3  5
HEAT INDEX    87 83                88 92 83
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     61 47 44 39 42 43 46 38 36 35 44 52 55 57 59 60 71 82 78 75 77 86
POP 12HR                     30          10          20          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0        0.02        0.03        0.10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     3     3     1     1     2     2     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  5     5     5     6     5     5     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           2100   700  4400  5200  2800   700  3300  3200  2300   700
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S     W     N    NE    NE     E     E     E
T WIND SPD              6     4     6     8     5    12    18    16     9     8


DATE           04/21 WED 04/22/15 THU 04/23/15 FRI 04/24/15 SAT 04/25/15
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            78      67      82      70      86      72      87      71      87
TEMP          76 74 69 67 81 78 72 70 84 81 75 72 85 82 74 71 85 82
DEWPT         65 67 68 67 70 70 71 70 73 73 73 72 73 72 72 71 65 65
MIN/MAX RH         68     100      67     100      67      99      63     100      48
RH            68 77 96100 70 77 97100 70 76 94 99 67 73 94100 50 57
PWIND DIR           E       E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           40      30      40      20      30      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-191030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
303 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

DATE           04/18/15      SUN 04/19/15            MON 04/20/15            TUE
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          78          69          75          68
TEMP          77 74 72 72 71 70 74 77 78 74 73 70 69 69 71 74 75 72 70 69 68 68
DEWPT         70 70 70 70 70 69 71 70 69 70 70 70 69 66 63 61 62 64 64 64 65 64
MAX/MIN RH                   99          73         100          64          91
RH            80 86 92 93 97 98 89 79 75 86 92100 98 92 75 65 66 75 83 85 89 86
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  E  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD      10  8  8  6  6  4  8  6  9  9  8  5  8  9 11 12 11 10  9  9  8 10
CLOUDS        B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     72 51 49 50 55 54 45 39 30 43 53 62 60 58 55 51 60 70 72 74 77 82
POP 12HR                     30          20          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.02        0.03        0.02        0.05
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     5     5     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1400  1300  1600  1600   800   400  2400  2300  1600  1300
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     E    NE    NE     E     E
T WIND SPD             13    10    10    13    12    13    19    19    17    14


DATE           04/21 WED 04/22/15 THU 04/23/15 FRI 04/24/15 SAT 04/25/15
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            75      70      77      72      78      74      78      73      79
TEMP          74 74 71 70 76 75 73 72 78 77 75 74 78 77 74 73 79 78
DEWPT         66 68 69 70 72 72 72 72 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 72 72 71
MIN/MAX RH         76      98      85     100      85      96      86      97      77
RH            76 83 94 98 86 90 99100 87 89 96 97 87 91 97 97 79 79
PWIND DIR           E       E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           40      30      30      20      30      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-191030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
303 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

DATE           04/18/15      SUN 04/19/15            MON 04/20/15            TUE
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          86          62          76          60
TEMP          82 79 71 68 68 67 75 84 86 75 68 66 63 62 69 74 76 71 65 63 61 60
DEWPT         68 68 68 67 67 66 68 69 66 68 67 66 61 57 55 56 57 59 59 58 58 57
MAX/MIN RH                   99          50         100          51          94
RH            62 71 92 96 97 96 79 62 52 79 98100 94 82 62 52 53 66 81 85 90 88
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  E  E  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD       4  5  6  3  4  3  8  8  9  5  4  4  6  9 10 10  8  5  3  3  3  6
HEAT INDEX    85                   87 89
CLOUDS        B2 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     70 50 50 49 47 47 51 35 28 40 45 50 46 42 39 35 50 65 66 68 68 73
POP 12HR                     30          10          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0        0.04           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     3     3     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     5     5     6     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1900   900  3200  3700  1200  1100  3300  3100  1900  1100
T WIND DIR              S     S     S    SW    SE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              8     5    11    12     8    12    18    13     6     6


DATE           04/21 WED 04/22/15 THU 04/23/15 FRI 04/24/15 SAT 04/25/15
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      66      81      69      84      72      84      71      84
TEMP          75 74 68 66 79 77 71 69 82 80 74 72 83 80 73 71 82 79
DEWPT         63 65 66 66 70 71 70 69 73 73 73 72 74 73 72 71 66 66
MIN/MAX RH         66     100      71     100      72     100      70     100      55
RH            66 74 92100 73 80 98100 75 80 96100 74 78 96100 58 64
PWIND DIR           E       E       E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           40      30      40      20      30      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC 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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