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FOUS54 KCRP 060850
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
350 AM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

TXZ245-062300-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
350 AM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

DATE             WED 05/06/15            THU 05/07/15            FRI 05/08/15
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                      83          74          83          74          83
TEMP          75 74 80 83 83 80 78 77 75 74 80 82 83 80 78 77 76 74 80 82 82 80
DEWPT         71 71 71 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 73 72 73 73 73 73 73 72 72 72
MIN/MAX RH                   70          94          72          95          72
RH            89 90 75 70 72 76 83 86 88 94 79 73 73 77 84 87 91 95 80 73 72 77
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      12 11 13 13 13 12 11 11 10  9 12 13 13 14 13 12 11 12 12 13 13 13
HEAT INDEX             88 88 84                88 88 84                87 88 84
CLOUDS        SC B1 B2 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     45 60 70 49 46 62 68 74 75 76 70 63 61 61 66 71 71 71 73 74 72 70
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   IS
TSTMS                                                                        IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     2     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2000  2000  1500   800  1900  1800  1900  2300  2500  2300
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             27    26    27    24    25    27    24    20    23    25


DATE          SAT 05/09/15 SUN 05/10/15 MON 05/11/15 TUE 05/12/15
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      81      75      82      74      82      73      80
TEMP          77 75 81 79 77 75 81 79 76 74 81 79 75 73 80 79
DEWPT         73 72 73 73 74 73 73 74 74 73 73 72 72 72 71 72
MAX/MIN RH         93      77      93      77      97      75      98      75
RH            87 93 79 81 89 93 78 85 94 97 77 81 91 98 76 79
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     15>     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 OV B2 B2
POP 12HR           20      10      20      20      30      30      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-062300-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
350 AM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

DATE             WED 05/06/15            THU 05/07/15            FRI 05/08/15
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          87          72          87
TEMP          73 72 79 84 85 83 78 76 75 73 79 84 86 84 78 75 74 72 79 84 87 84
DEWPT         72 70 71 70 70 70 72 71 71 71 72 71 73 71 72 72 72 72 71 71 71 72
MIN/MAX RH                   59          95          60          99          60
RH            95 96 76 64 61 64 82 85 89 95 80 64 65 66 82 90 94 99 76 64 60 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 11 13 13 12 10 10 10  8 10 12 13 12 11 10  9  8 10 13 13 12
HEAT INDEX             88 90 87                89 94 89                89 92 90
CLOUDS        OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)     93 86 76 74 70 70 76 81 82 83 84 72 64 59 63 67 74 81 82 82 75 67
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0        0.03        0.02        0.03
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                                          IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2600  2500  2200   800  2500  2500  3100  2000  3100  3000
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             24    27    26    21    21    24    20    14    19    24


DATE          SAT 05/09/15 SUN 05/10/15 MON 05/11/15 TUE 05/12/15
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      87      74      88      73      86      71      85
TEMP          77 74 85 85 77 74 85 85 76 73 84 83 74 71 82 83
DEWPT         72 71 72 71 73 73 71 72 73 72 72 71 72 71 70 69
MAX/MIN RH         92      59      96      58      98      61     100      60
RH            86 92 65 64 88 96 62 65 92 98 67 67 94100 67 64
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2
POP 12HR           30      30      20      40      30      30      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ247-062300-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
350 AM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

DATE             WED 05/06/15            THU 05/07/15            FRI 05/08/15
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                      83          74          82          75          82
TEMP          76 75 80 82 82 80 77 76 75 74 79 81 82 80 78 77 76 75 79 81 82 80
DEWPT         72 71 71 72 72 72 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73
MIN/MAX RH                   71          96          75          94          74
RH            88 90 76 72 73 78 85 88 91 96 82 76 76 80 85 87 90 94 81 76 75 79
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 14 14 13 12 12 13 13 12 10 13 13 12 14 14 14 13 13 13 14 14 14
HEAT INDEX             87 88                   86 88                   86 86
CLOUDS        SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)     40 57 69 48 46 60 62 64 72 80 67 63 74 62 66 70 70 70 72 73 70 68
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   IS
TSTMS                                                                        IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     2     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1900  1800  1300   600  1600  1500  1800  2300  2300  2100
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             31    26    29    28    26    27    25    24    25    25


DATE          SAT 05/09/15 SUN 05/10/15 MON 05/11/15 TUE 05/12/15
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      80      76      80      75      80      74      79
TEMP          77 76 80 79 77 76 80 78 76 75 80 78 76 74 79 78
DEWPT         73 73 73 73 74 73 74 74 75 73 73 73 73 73 72 72
MAX/MIN RH         91      80      91      81      96      78      97      78
RH            87 91 81 83 90 91 81 87 95 95 80 83 91 97 80 81
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2
POP 12HR           20      10      10      20      20      30      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ234-062300-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
350 AM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

DATE             WED 05/06/15            THU 05/07/15            FRI 05/08/15
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          73          85
TEMP          73 72 79 84 84 82 77 75 75 73 80 84 85 83 77 76 75 73 80 84 85 83
DEWPT         71 70 71 70 70 71 71 72 71 71 72 71 72 71 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72
MIN/MAX RH                   61          94          64          96          64
RH            93 94 74 64 61 69 82 88 87 94 77 66 66 68 84 88 90 96 75 65 64 69
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       6  4 11 13 14 12  9  9  9  6 11 14 16 13 11  9  8  8 10 12 13 12
HEAT INDEX             88 89 87             84 89 90 87             84 90 91 88
CLOUDS        B1 OV B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)     66 95 76 54 55 70 76 83 82 81 77 62 58 58 65 72 71 70 75 79 74 68
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0        0.03           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                          IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     3     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2500  2400  1900   700  2400  2300  2600  2100  3000  2900
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             20    26    25    19    21    26    19    14    19    23


DATE          SAT 05/09/15 SUN 05/10/15 MON 05/11/15 TUE 05/12/15
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      84      74      85      72      84      70      82
TEMP          76 74 84 82 76 74 84 82 75 72 83 81 73 70 81 80
DEWPT         72 72 73 72 73 73 72 73 73 72 72 72 72 70 70 70
MAX/MIN RH         93      68      98      67      99      68     100      67
RH            87 93 70 71 92 98 68 75 96 99 70 73 96100 69 73
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2
POP 12HR           20      30      20      30      40      30      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC IS IS 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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