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FOUS54 KCRP 070821
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
321 AM CDT THU MAY 7 2015

TXZ245-072215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
321 AM CDT THU MAY 7 2015

DATE             THU 05/07/15            FRI 05/08/15            SAT 05/09/15
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                      82          75          81          75          81
TEMP          75 74 79 81 82 80 78 77 76 75 79 81 81 79 77 77 76 75 79 81 81 79
DEWPT         72 72 72 72 74 73 73 73 73 73 73 72 72 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73
MIN/MAX RH                   74          92          74          95          78
RH            89 94 79 74 77 78 85 87 89 92 81 75 75 80 87 90 93 95 83 78 78 83
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      13 12 12 13 13 13 13 12 10 11 12 13 13 13 13 12 12 12 14 17 17 14
HEAT INDEX             86 87                   86 86                   85 86
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     75 81 77 73 70 66 69 71 71 71 73 74 75 76 81 85 83 81 75 69 69 69
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.05           0
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  3     2     3     3     3     4     4     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           3400  3400  1800  1800  2300  2200  1400   800  2000  2000
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             26    27    29    27    27    26    23    21    27    28


DATE          SUN 05/10/15 MON 05/11/15 TUE 05/12/15 WED 05/13/15
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            75      83      74      82      72      80      71      80
TEMP          77 75 82 80 77 74 82 79 75 72 80 78 76 73 79 77
DEWPT         74 73 73 74 74 73 73 73 72 71 72 71 71 70 70 69
MAX/MIN RH         93      75      96      75      98      75      96      72
RH            90 93 75 82 91 96 76 82 92 98 77 79 86 93 74 78
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       E       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR           10      10      30      30      40      40      40      40
RAIN SHWRS                SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                     SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-072215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
321 AM CDT THU MAY 7 2015

DATE             THU 05/07/15            FRI 05/08/15            SAT 05/09/15
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                      86          75          87          74          88
TEMP          74 73 79 84 86 84 79 77 76 75 81 85 87 85 79 77 76 74 80 85 87 85
DEWPT         72 71 73 71 75 72 73 72 73 72 71 71 71 71 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72
MIN/MAX RH                   64          92          59          94          60
RH            91 96 81 64 72 68 83 85 91 92 72 61 59 64 80 87 89 94 75 66 61 66
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       9  9 12 12 14 12 12 10  9  9 10 13 11 13 10  8  8  9 12 16 16 14
HEAT INDEX             89 94 89             85 91 93 90             84 91 94 91
CLOUDS        B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     82 88 85 82 73 64 65 67 74 81 82 82 80 78 81 83 81 78 77 76 68 61
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.02        0.11        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     2     1     1     2     2     3     3     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     3     4     4     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           5600  5800  2500  1700  2600  5400  2100   800  3300  3100
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             20    26    28    24    25    26    17    14    23    27


DATE          SUN 05/10/15 MON 05/11/15 TUE 05/12/15 WED 05/13/15
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            74      89      74      86      70      84      69      82
TEMP          77 74 86 86 77 74 84 83 73 70 81 82 75 71 78 80
DEWPT         72 72 71 73 73 72 72 71 71 70 70 70 69 69 69 67
MAX/MIN RH         94      58      96      62     100      62     100      63
RH            85 94 62 65 88 96 68 69 94100 69 66 81 92 76 65
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       E       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV
POP 12HR           20      30      30      30      40      40      40      40
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC 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 SC SC

$$

TXZ247-072215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
321 AM CDT THU MAY 7 2015

DATE             THU 05/07/15            FRI 05/08/15            SAT 05/09/15
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                      81          76          80          76          80
TEMP          76 75 79 81 81 80 78 78 77 76 79 80 80 79 77 77 76 76 78 80 80 79
DEWPT         73 72 73 73 74 73 74 73 74 73 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 73 73 74 74
MIN/MAX RH                   77          90          78          94          80
RH            92 93 83 77 79 81 86 87 89 90 83 78 78 83 88 90 92 94 85 81 81 85
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      14 13 13 13 13 13 16 13 11 12 13 13 14 14 14 14 14 14 16 17 17 16
HEAT INDEX             86 86                      82                      82
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     72 85 79 73 70 67 69 70 70 70 72 73 74 75 80 85 83 81 75 70 69 69
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.05           0
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     4     4     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           2200  2200  1600  1700  1800  1700  1200   800  1800  1800
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             27    29    32    29    28    27    25    25    28    29


DATE          SUN 05/10/15 MON 05/11/15 TUE 05/12/15 WED 05/13/15
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            76      81      75      81      73      79      73      79
TEMP          77 76 81 79 77 75 81 79 75 73 79 78 76 74 79 76
DEWPT         74 73 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 71 72 72 72 71 70 70
MAX/MIN RH         91      79      95      78      96      79      93      75
RH            91 91 79 85 92 95 79 84 93 96 80 83 88 92 76 83
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR           10      10      20      30      40      40      40      40
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                     IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ234-072215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
321 AM CDT THU MAY 7 2015

DATE             THU 05/07/15            FRI 05/08/15            SAT 05/09/15
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                      85          73          85          74          85
TEMP          75 73 80 84 85 82 78 76 75 73 80 84 84 82 77 76 75 74 80 84 84 83
DEWPT         71 71 72 71 73 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 73 73 72 72 72 72 72
MIN/MAX RH                   65          95          65          95          65
RH            87 93 76 66 68 71 84 88 90 95 76 67 66 70 85 90 91 95 76 67 66 71
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD       9  9 11 13 14 12 11  9  8  9 11 13 13 13 11 10  9 10 12 16 16 14
HEAT INDEX          84 89 91 87             84 89 90 87             84 89 90 88
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     82 86 79 72 67 63 67 72 71 70 75 79 77 74 80 85 83 81 75 69 67 65
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.02        0.06           0
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     2     1     1     2     2     3     3     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     4     4     4     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           5500  5300  2600  2000  2900  3800  1900   700  3100  2900
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             21    25    25    23    25    25    19    17    24    27


DATE          SUN 05/10/15 MON 05/11/15 TUE 05/12/15 WED 05/13/15
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            74      86      73      84      69      82      69      80
TEMP          76 74 85 83 75 73 83 81 72 69 81 80 73 71 79 79
DEWPT         73 73 72 73 73 72 72 72 72 69 71 70 70 69 70 69
MAX/MIN RH         95      65      97      68     100      69     100      70
RH            91 95 66 72 93 97 70 75 97100 72 72 89 95 73 72
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       E       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV
POP 12HR           20      30      40      30      40      40      40      40
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC 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 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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