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FOUS54 KCRP 201929
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
229 PM CDT MON APR 20 2015

TXZ245-211015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
229 PM CDT MON APR 20 2015

DATE           04/20/15      TUE 04/21/15            WED 04/22/15            THU
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          79          73          79          73
TEMP          76 73 69 68 67 66 72 77 79 77 74 74 73 73 76 79 79 76 74 74 73 73
DEWPT         54 56 60 59 62 62 66 67 67 67 68 68 69 69 71 72 72 72 72 73 72 72
MAX/MIN RH                   87          69          95          79         100
RH            46 56 72 73 83 87 81 70 69 72 80 84 87 94 83 79 79 87 94 96 97 98
WIND DIR      NE  E NE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      11  8  5  5  5  6  9 11 12 10 10  9  8  8  8 10 10 10 10  9  8  5
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     65 80 73 66 70 73 80 74 71 68 61 62 84 77 94 79 88 80 80 80 81 79
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.02        0.03           0
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS 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 IS             IS
LAL                     1     1     2     2     2     2     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     3     2     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           2400  3000  3000  3100  2100  1700  2800  2600  1500  1400
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             10    11    17    21    17    14    14    18    17    12


DATE           04/23 FRI 04/24/15 SAT 04/25/15 SUN 04/26/15 MON 04/27/15
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      73      82      73      83      71      81      71      82
TEMP          80 77 73 73 80 78 75 73 82 80 74 71 80 78 73 72 81 79
DEWPT         73 73 73 73 74 73 73 72 71 70 70 69 70 71 72 71 71 71
MIN/MAX RH         80      99      77      98      67      95      72     100      72
RH            80 88 99 97 81 85 92 97 70 74 88 95 73 80 95 99 73 78
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       E      SE       E      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      10      20      10      10       5      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-211015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
229 PM CDT MON APR 20 2015

DATE           04/20/15      TUE 04/21/15            WED 04/22/15            THU
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                      60          81          70          85          72
TEMP          76 71 64 62 61 60 70 79 81 78 73 72 71 70 75 82 85 81 75 73 72 72
DEWPT         51 54 57 55 57 57 64 66 68 67 67 68 68 68 70 71 71 72 72 72 72 72
MAX/MIN RH                   93          64          99          64         100
RH            42 54 77 76 88 93 82 65 65 70 82 86 90 98 84 69 64 74 91 99 99 98
WIND DIR      NE  E NE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       9  6  4  3  3  5  6 10 12  9  8  6  5  5  6  8  8  8  6  6  5  4
HEAT INDEX                            84                   87 90 85
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     75 77 73 69 71 74 82 79 79 78 66 69 86 82 95 87 87 71 75 80 79 79
POP 12HR                     20          20          30          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.04        0.08        0.02
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                        IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     2     3     2     3     3     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           2700   900  4100  4400  2700  1700  4100  3900  2600   900
T WIND DIR              E     E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              8     6    12    19    13    10    11    14    12     9


DATE           04/23 FRI 04/24/15 SAT 04/25/15 SUN 04/26/15 MON 04/27/15
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            89      73      89      71      90      68      88      70      88
TEMP          87 84 73 73 85 84 73 72 87 88 71 69 85 84 70 70 85 86
DEWPT         73 73 72 72 74 73 73 71 66 65 68 68 69 69 70 70 69 69
MIN/MAX RH         58     100      61     100      43      97      54     100      54
RH            63 70 98 99 70 70 98 97 50 46 89 95 60 61100 99 60 56
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      NE      SE       E      SE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      40      30      10      10       5      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ247-211015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
229 PM CDT MON APR 20 2015

DATE           04/20/15      TUE 04/21/15            WED 04/22/15            THU
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          78          74          78          73
TEMP          75 73 70 70 69 69 73 77 78 77 75 74 74 74 76 77 77 75 74 74 74 73
DEWPT         55 57 61 60 63 64 67 67 68 67 68 69 70 70 71 72 72 73 73 73 73 73
MAX/MIN RH                   87          71          93          85          99
RH            50 57 71 73 82 87 81 71 71 73 80 83 86 92 87 85 85 92 97 97 98 98
WIND DIR      NE  E NE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      12 10  6  6  8  9 10 12 12 11 11 11  9  8  9 10 10 10 10 10  8  5
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     68 83 75 67 70 74 80 75 71 67 62 63 85 77 94 80 88 80 80 80 80 78
POP 12HR                     30          20          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.02        0.02        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS             SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                        IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     2     2     2     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     3     2     3     3     3     4
MIXING HGT           2300  3000  2500  2600  2100  1700  1900  1800  1400  1300
T WIND DIR              E     E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             12    14    19    21    19    16    16    18    18    14


DATE           04/23 FRI 04/24/15 SAT 04/25/15 SUN 04/26/15 MON 04/27/15
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      74      80      74      81      72      79      72      80
TEMP          79 77 74 74 79 77 76 74 81 78 75 72 79 77 74 73 79 77
DEWPT         73 73 73 73 74 73 73 73 72 71 71 70 71 71 72 72 72 71
MIN/MAX RH         84      97      82      97      74      94      77      99      78
RH            84 90 97 96 84 89 92 96 77 80 88 94 77 83 95 98 79 84
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       E      SE       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      10       5      10      10      10

$$

TXZ234-211015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
229 PM CDT MON APR 20 2015

DATE           04/20/15      TUE 04/21/15            WED 04/22/15            THU
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                      60          80          69          83          71
TEMP          75 70 64 62 61 60 69 78 80 77 72 71 70 69 76 82 82 80 75 74 72 72
DEWPT         51 54 56 54 56 56 62 64 65 65 66 67 67 67 69 71 71 71 71 71 71 71
MAX/MIN RH                   88          61          98          68         100
RH            43 56 75 73 84 88 77 64 61 68 80 86 89 96 78 69 69 75 89 93 96 99
WIND DIR      NE NE NE  E NE NE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       9  5  3  1  3  5  6 10 12  9  8  6  5  5  6  8  9  9  8  6  5  4
HEAT INDEX                                                 86 87
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     62 69 66 64 65 66 77 71 71 71 59 61 84 78 94 84 88 74 77 79 81 83
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.02        0.08        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 IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     2     2     2     3     3     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     2     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           2200   900  4400  4600  2300  1400  5000  4500  2300  1400
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              5     6    13    19    12    10    12    16    13     9


DATE           04/23 FRI 04/24/15 SAT 04/25/15 SUN 04/26/15 MON 04/27/15
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            86      72      86      72      88      68      85      69      85
TEMP          85 81 73 73 84 82 74 72 86 83 71 68 83 81 72 70 84 83
DEWPT         73 73 72 72 74 73 73 71 67 66 68 67 69 70 70 69 70 70
MIN/MAX RH         66     100      67     100      48      97      59     100      60
RH            69 77 99 99 71 75 94 97 53 56 91 95 62 68 95 99 62 65
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S      SE      NE      SE       S      SE       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      20      30      10      10       5      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         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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