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FOUS54 KCRP 070232 AAA
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
932 PM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

TXZ245-071015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
932 PM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

DATE           05/06/15      THU 05/07/15            FRI 05/08/15            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                      74          82          74          83          75
TEMP                78 77 75 74 79 82 82 80 78 77 76 74 80 82 82 80 78 77 76 75
DEWPT               73 73 72 72 72 72 74 73 73 73 73 73 73 72 72 72 73 73 72 73
MAX/MIN RH                   94          73          95          72          94
RH                  84 87 89 94 78 73 76 78 86 88 92 95 80 73 72 77 84 87 89 94
WIND DIR            SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD            12 13 13 12 11 12 13 12 12 10 11 12 12 13 13 13 12 12 11 10
HEAT INDEX                         87 88                   87 88 84
CLOUDS              B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)           68 74 75 76 70 63 61 61 66 71 71 71 73 74 72 70 76 81 84 80
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.03
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                            IS IS IS IS
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                        4     4     3     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                 1400  1600  1700  1700  2300  2500  2300  1400   800
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   20    20    21    21    20    23    25    23    19


DATE           05/09 SUN 05/10/15 MON 05/11/15 TUE 05/12/15 WED 05/13/15
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            81      75      83      74      81      72      80      72      79
TEMP          81 79 77 75 82 80 77 74 81 79 75 72 80 78 76 73 79 76
DEWPT         73 73 74 73 73 74 74 73 73 73 72 71 72 71 72 70 70 69
MIN/MAX RH         79      94      74      95      76      98      75      94      73
RH            79 82 90 94 75 82 91 95 78 82 92 98 77 78 86 91 74 78
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 OV OV OV B2
POP 12HR           10      20      10      30      30      30      30      30      30
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS               IS IS       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-071015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
932 PM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

DATE           05/06/15      THU 05/07/15            FRI 05/08/15            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                      73          86          72          87          74
TEMP                78 76 74 73 79 84 86 84 77 75 74 72 79 84 87 84 79 77 75 74
DEWPT               72 71 72 71 73 71 75 72 73 72 73 72 71 71 71 72 72 72 71 72
MAX/MIN RH                   96          65          99          60          93
RH                  82 87 91 96 81 65 71 68 87 90 97 99 76 64 60 66 80 86 88 93
WIND DIR            SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD            10 10  9  9 11 13 14 14 12  9  9  8 10 13 13 12 10  9  9  8
HEAT INDEX                         88 95 89                89 92 90
CLOUDS              B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)           76 81 82 83 84 72 64 59 63 67 74 81 82 82 75 67 74 80 83 78
POP 12HR                     10          20          10          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03           0        0.03        0.05
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS                              IS IS             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                           1     1     2     1     1     2     2     3     3
HAINES                        4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                 1200  2200  2500  2300  2000  3100  3000  2100   800
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   18    19    21    20    14    19    24    18    17


DATE           05/09 SUN 05/10/15 MON 05/11/15 TUE 05/12/15 WED 05/13/15
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            88      74      88      74      87      71      84      70      81
TEMP          85 85 77 74 86 86 77 74 84 84 74 71 81 82 76 72 78 80
DEWPT         72 72 73 72 71 72 73 72 72 72 73 71 71 70 70 69 69 67
MIN/MAX RH         61      94      57      95      61     100      63      99      63
RH            66 65 86 94 61 64 88 95 66 68 95100 72 66 83 92 75 65
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 OV OV B2
POP 12HR           20      20      30      30      30      30      30      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ247-071015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
932 PM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

DATE           05/06/15      THU 05/07/15            FRI 05/08/15            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                      75          81          75          82          76
TEMP                77 77 76 75 79 81 81 79 78 77 76 75 79 81 82 80 78 77 77 76
DEWPT               73 73 73 72 73 73 74 73 74 73 74 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73
MAX/MIN RH                   93          77          94          74          93
RH                  87 89 92 93 82 77 78 82 87 88 91 94 81 76 75 79 85 87 89 93
WIND DIR            SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD            13 14 14 13 12 12 13 13 14 13 13 13 13 14 14 14 14 13 12 11
HEAT INDEX                         86 87                   86 86
CLOUDS              B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)           62 64 72 80 67 63 74 62 66 70 70 70 72 73 70 68 74 80 83 79
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.03
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                            IS IS IS IS
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                        4     4     3     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                 1300  1400  1600  1700  2300  2300  2100  1200   800
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   21    19    20    25    24    25    25    25    21


DATE           05/09 SUN 05/10/15 MON 05/11/15 TUE 05/12/15 WED 05/13/15
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            80      76      82      75      80      73      79      74      79
TEMP          80 79 77 76 81 80 77 75 80 78 76 73 79 78 76 74 78 76
DEWPT         73 74 74 74 74 74 75 73 73 73 73 72 72 72 73 71 71 70
MIN/MAX RH         81      92      77      93      79      95      78      91      76
RH            82 85 90 92 78 84 91 93 81 84 92 95 80 81 88 89 77 81
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E       E       E      SE
WIND CHAR         15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 OV OV OV B2
POP 12HR           10      10      10      20      20      30      30      30      30
RAIN SHWRS                      IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                           IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ234-071015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
932 PM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

DATE           05/06/15      THU 05/07/15            FRI 05/08/15            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                      73          85          73          85          74
TEMP                77 75 75 73 80 84 84 82 77 75 75 73 80 84 85 83 77 76 76 74
DEWPT               71 72 71 71 72 71 73 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72
MAX/MIN RH                   93          65          96          64          94
RH                  82 88 87 93 76 66 68 70 85 90 92 96 75 65 64 69 83 87 88 94
WIND DIR            SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD            10 10  9  9 11 13 13 12 11  9  8  8 10 12 13 12 10  9  8  8
HEAT INDEX                         89 91 87             84 90 91 88
CLOUDS              B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)           76 83 82 81 77 62 58 58 65 72 71 70 75 79 74 68 76 83 86 81
POP 12HR                     10          20          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03           0        0.02        0.04
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                              IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                           1     1     2     1     1     2     2     2     2
HAINES                        4     4     3     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                 1700  2100  2300  2100  2100  3000  2900  1900   700
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   17    18    21    19    14    19    23    18    14


DATE           05/09 SUN 05/10/15 MON 05/11/15 TUE 05/12/15 WED 05/13/15
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            85      74      86      73      84      70      82      69      80
TEMP          84 83 76 74 85 83 76 73 83 81 73 70 81 80 73 71 79 78
DEWPT         73 72 73 73 72 73 73 73 72 72 72 70 71 70 70 68 69 68
MIN/MAX RH         67      96      65      97      69      98      69      96      67
RH            69 71 90 96 66 72 92 97 70 75 96 98 72 72 89 92 70 70
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 OV B2 B2
POP 12HR           20      20      20      40      30      30      30      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

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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