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FOUS54 KCRP 172041
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
341 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

TXZ245-181015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
341 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

DATE           04/17/15      SAT 04/18/15            SUN 04/19/15            MON
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                      71          78          68          81          67
TEMP          79 76 73 72 71 71 74 77 78 75 71 70 69 68 74 79 81 76 71 69 68 67
DEWPT         71 71 71 71 71 69 70 69 70 70 69 68 68 68 68 69 70 70 69 67 65 61
MAX/MIN RH                  100          76         100          70          94
RH            76 83 95 98100 94 87 77 77 87 94 94 97100 83 71 70 82 94 93 92 82
WIND DIR      SE  E SE SE SE  S SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE NE
WIND SPD      10  8  8  5  6  6  6  6 10  6  8  8  6  5  6  6  8  6  6  6  6  9
HEAT INDEX                                                    84
CLOUDS        B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     80 88 83 74 77 81 75 69 72 65 63 63 61 60 46 33 40 48 53 57 61 63
POP 12HR                     80          50          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.46        0.44        0.12        0.05        0.05
RAIN SHWRS     O  O NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS          O  O NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     4     4     3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           1100   900   700   500   300   300  1600  1400   400   600
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     E
T WIND SPD             11    11    12    12    13    12    12    12    12    12
FLASH FLOOD    A  A  A  A  A
SVR TSTORM     A  A


DATE           04/20 TUE 04/21/15 WED 04/22/15 THU 04/23/15 FRI 04/24/15
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      67      78      68      78      70      81      73      80
TEMP          76 74 69 67 77 75 70 68 77 75 71 70 80 79 74 73 79 78
DEWPT         60 63 64 64 66 67 68 67 69 69 71 70 72 72 73 72 72 73
MIN/MAX RH         55      91      69      96      76      99      75      98      79
RH            58 70 85 91 71 76 93 96 78 82 97 99 78 81 96 98 80 83
PWIND DIR          NE       E       E       E       E      SE      SE      SE      SE
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 B2 B2
POP 12HR           20      30      30      30      40      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-181015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
341 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

DATE           04/17/15      SAT 04/18/15            SUN 04/19/15            MON
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          83          65          89          65
TEMP          83 78 72 70 69 68 75 82 83 78 70 68 66 65 76 86 89 82 72 69 67 65
DEWPT         72 71 70 69 68 68 71 68 69 67 66 66 65 65 67 70 68 66 64 63 62 59
MAX/MIN RH                  100          63          99          51          87
RH            71 78 94 94 97100 86 64 63 69 88 93 96 99 74 58 51 59 76 81 85 80
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  E SE NE SE  S  S SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SE  E NE
WIND SPD       9  4  4  3  3  3  5  6  6  5  4  3  3  3  4  4  4  3  4  4  5  8
HEAT INDEX    88                   85 87                   91 93 84
CLOUDS        B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     80 91 80 75 77 79 76 72 70 61 51 42 47 51 52 53 47 40 44 47 60 66
POP 12HR                     80          50          30          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.45        0.31        0.09           0        0.05
RAIN SHWRS     O  O NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS          O  O NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     4     4     3     3     3     3     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           1800  1800  1900  1900  1900   400  2400  3200  2900  1200
T WIND DIR              E    NE    SE    SE    SE     S    SW    SW     S     E
T WIND SPD              5     4     9    11     8     5     8     6     8    10
FLASH FLOOD    A  A  A  A  A
SVR TSTORM     A


DATE           04/20 TUE 04/21/15 WED 04/22/15 THU 04/23/15 FRI 04/24/15
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      64      79      65      81      68      87      71      87
TEMP          78 75 66 64 78 75 67 65 79 77 70 68 85 82 74 71 85 83
DEWPT         57 61 62 61 65 66 66 64 68 68 70 68 72 71 72 71 72 70
MIN/MAX RH         46      92      64      99      65     100      62     100      60
RH            48 62 86 92 65 74 96 99 68 75 99100 66 70 94100 65 67
PWIND DIR          NE       E       E       E       E      SE      SE      SE      SE
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 B2 B1
POP 12HR           20      40      40      30      40      20      20      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ247-181015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
341 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

DATE           04/17/15      SAT 04/18/15            SUN 04/19/15            MON
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                      71          76          69          80          69
TEMP          78 76 73 72 72 71 73 76 76 74 71 70 69 69 74 79 80 76 72 71 70 69
DEWPT         71 71 72 72 72 69 70 69 70 71 69 68 68 69 69 69 70 71 70 69 67 63
MAX/MIN RH                  100          81         100          73          93
RH            81 86 96 98100 93 88 81 83 90 94 94 97100 85 73 73 83 93 93 92 82
WIND DIR      SE  E SE SE SE  S SE  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  E NE
WIND SPD       9  9  9  8  8  8  6  8 10  8  8  9  8  6  6  8  8  8  8  8  8 10
CLOUDS        B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     80 88 83 75 78 81 75 69 72 62 63 63 60 57 45 32 40 48 52 56 61 65
POP 12HR                     80          50          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.39        0.41        0.10        0.05        0.04
RAIN SHWRS     O  O NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS          O  O NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     4     4     3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           1100   900   700   500   400   300  1500  1400   700   600
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     E
T WIND SPD             13    14    14    13    14    13    12    14    13    14
FLASH FLOOD    A  A  A  A  A
SVR TSTORM     A  A


DATE           04/20 TUE 04/21/15 WED 04/22/15 THU 04/23/15 FRI 04/24/15
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      77      70      77      71      80      74      78
TEMP          75 74 70 69 76 75 71 70 76 75 72 71 79 78 75 74 77 77
DEWPT         61 64 66 66 67 67 68 68 70 70 71 71 72 72 73 73 72 73
MIN/MAX RH         59      89      72      95      79      98      78      97      85
RH            61 72 85 89 74 78 92 95 81 84 97 98 81 83 95 97 85 88
PWIND DIR          NE       E       E       E       E      SE      SE      SE      SE
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 B2 B2
POP 12HR           20      30      30      30      30      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-181015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
341 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

DATE           04/17/15      SAT 04/18/15            SUN 04/19/15            MON
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          80          66          85          63
TEMP          81 77 72 70 69 68 74 79 80 76 70 68 66 66 75 83 85 78 69 67 64 63
DEWPT         69 70 70 69 69 68 70 68 68 69 68 68 66 66 67 68 69 69 67 65 62 57
MAX/MIN RH                  100          66         100          59          94
RH            69 80 96 96100100 87 70 66 79 95 99 98100 76 61 59 74 93 93 93 82
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  E  E  N  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SE NE
WIND SPD       8  6  5  4  4  4  4  5  6  5  5  5  4  4  6  8  8  6  4  3  4  8
HEAT INDEX    84                      83                   87 89
CLOUDS        B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     80 90 84 75 77 81 75 73 70 71 70 63 64 66 51 36 38 40 50 60 61 54
POP 12HR                     80          50          30          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.81        0.47        0.27           0        0.03
RAIN SHWRS     O  O NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS          O  O NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     4     4     3     3     3     3     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           1200  1200  1100  1000  1000   100  2200  2100  1300   500
T WIND DIR             SE    NE     E    SE    SE     S    SW    SW     S    SE
T WIND SPD              9     6     8    10    10     9    11    12     8     8
FLASH FLOOD    A  A  A  A  A
SVR TSTORM     A  A


DATE           04/20 TUE 04/21/15 WED 04/22/15 THU 04/23/15 FRI 04/24/15
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            79      63      79      64      80      67      85      71      84
TEMP          78 74 65 63 77 74 67 64 78 76 69 67 83 81 73 71 82 80
DEWPT         57 61 61 59 64 65 65 64 68 68 69 67 72 72 72 71 72 72
MIN/MAX RH         45      89      62      98      68     100      66     100      68
RH            49 64 85 89 63 72 93 98 71 77 98100 70 75 96100 72 76
PWIND DIR          NE       E       E       E       E      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           20      30      30      30      40      20      20      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS 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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