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FOUS54 KCRP 201937
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
237 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

TXZ245-211015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
237 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

DATE           08/20/14      THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14            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                      82          94          82          90          82
TEMP          89 85 84 84 83 83 89 93 93 87 84 84 83 82 86 89 89 87 84 84 83 82
DEWPT         78 76 78 79 78 78 78 77 78 77 77 79 78 76 75 74 75 75 76 76 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                   87          61          86          62          82
RH            69 74 82 86 84 87 72 61 63 75 79 86 86 84 71 63 63 69 76 79 81 82
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD      16 16 13 12 10  9 11 13 14 14 13 12  9  5  5  9 11 11 11  9  8  5
HEAT INDEX   103 95 94 95 94 93103107107 98 95 97 93 89 95 98 99 97 93 92 91 90
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     49 31 37 40 49 54 49 30 31 28 40 48 42 31 37 33 18 11 20 28 36 44
POP 12HR                     10           5           5          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     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2900  1700  5000  4700  2400  1900  2500  2500  2600  2600
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             28    27    25    23    25    21    16    16    18    14


DATE           08/23 SUN 08/24/14 MON 08/25/14 TUE 08/26/14 WED 08/27/14
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            90      82      89      81      90      80      90      81      90
TEMP          89 87 84 82 89 86 83 81 89 86 82 80 89 87 83 81 89 87
DEWPT         74 75 75 76 73 75 76 76 74 74 76 77 73 74 75 75 73 74
MIN/MAX RH         60      82      60      86      60      90      58      82      58
RH            61 68 77 82 61 69 82 86 61 69 84 90 59 66 78 82 59 67
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                                 IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-211015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
237 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

DATE           08/20/14      THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14            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                      78         102          77         100          75
TEMP         101 93 84 81 79 78 87 98101 93 84 80 79 77 87 96100 94 84 80 78 75
DEWPT         66 70 73 76 76 76 75 68 67 70 72 77 76 74 70 67 66 67 70 74 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   93          34          92          33          98
RH            33 47 71 86 89 93 68 39 34 47 69 88 91 90 57 39 33 41 62 82 92 98
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      14 17 13 10  9  8 12 13 16 17 14 11  8  6  6 10 11 16 13  9  8  6
HEAT INDEX   105100 90 87       96104106100 90 87       92101105 98 89
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC FW SC FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     49 35 27 39 59 59 33 24 29 20 36 46 45 44 31 15 15  9 21 34 40 46
POP 12HR                     10           5           5           5           5
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     5     5     4     4     5     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           3700  1700  6400  7900  3900  1600  5100  5400  4800  1700
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             32    28    26    23    27    25    18    19    23    19


DATE           08/23 SUN 08/24/14 MON 08/25/14 TUE 08/26/14 WED 08/27/14
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           100      75      99      76     100      76     100      76     100
TEMP          96 94 80 75 95 94 80 76 96 94 80 76 96 94 80 76 96 95
DEWPT         70 69 74 75 69 68 74 75 69 67 72 75 69 66 70 73 69 67
MIN/MAX RH         36      97      37      96      35      97      35      91      35
RH            42 43 82 97 43 44 81 96 42 42 76 97 41 40 71 91 41 40
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5      10       5      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS          IS          IS
TSTMS                                 IS IS          IS          IS

$$

TXZ247-211015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
237 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

DATE           08/20/14      THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14            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                      83          92          82          90          82
TEMP          89 85 84 84 84 83 88 91 90 85 84 84 84 82 87 89 89 86 85 84 83 82
DEWPT         78 77 79 79 79 78 79 79 79 78 78 79 79 77 76 76 76 76 76 77 77 77
MAX/MIN RH                   85          68          86          63          83
RH            70 78 84 85 84 85 76 68 69 79 81 85 85 83 71 64 65 72 76 79 80 83
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD      16 17 14 14 12 12 12 12 14 14 14 13 10  8  6  8 10 11 11 11 10  6
HEAT INDEX   104 96 96 96 96 94104107106 97 95 97 95 91 97101100 96 94 93 93 90
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     49 30 41 40 49 50 49 28 32 28 40 48 41 30 36 31 18 11 19 26 35 45
POP 12HR                     10           5           5          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     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2600  2000  3700  3500  2200  2000  2000  2100  2600  2600
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             29    27    24    23    25    21    16    16    18    14


DATE           08/23 SUN 08/24/14 MON 08/25/14 TUE 08/26/14 WED 08/27/14
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            90      82      90      82      90      81      90      81      90
TEMP          89 86 84 82 89 86 83 82 90 86 83 81 90 86 83 81 90 86
DEWPT         75 76 76 76 75 76 76 77 75 76 77 77 74 75 76 75 74 75
MIN/MAX RH         62      82      62      85      61      88      59      84      59
RH            63 72 76 82 63 72 79 85 62 72 82 88 60 71 79 84 60 70
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      20      20      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS    IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                                 IS IS    IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-211015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
237 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

DATE           08/20/14      THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14            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                      79          99          78          99          76
TEMP          97 92 84 82 80 79 90 96 98 91 84 81 80 78 90 97 97 92 82 79 78 76
DEWPT         72 73 76 77 77 77 76 71 71 72 76 78 77 75 73 71 71 71 74 76 77 75
MAX/MIN RH                   94          40          93          40          98
RH            45 54 79 86 92 94 64 45 41 54 76 91 92 90 58 43 43 51 77 92 96 98
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S SE  S  S SE SE  S SE  S  S
WIND SPD      16 16 10  8  5  5 11 13 16 16 10  8  5  4  4  9 11 12 10  6  5  4
HEAT INDEX   106101 93 90      103104107100 92 89       98106105 99 88
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     49 31 39 42 56 57 45 27 30 27 41 47 45 38 38 15 18 11 22 33 38 43
POP 12HR                     10           5           5           5           5
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     5     4     4     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           3300  1200  6800  6600  2900  1400  4300  4600  4100  1600
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             28    26    23    23    25    21    14    13    17    14
HEAT           Y


DATE           08/23 SUN 08/24/14 MON 08/25/14 TUE 08/26/14 WED 08/27/14
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            99      76      99      77      99      76      99      77      99
TEMP          97 92 79 76 97 92 80 77 97 91 78 76 97 92 79 77 97 92
DEWPT         71 71 75 75 71 71 76 75 71 71 74 75 70 70 73 74 71 71
MIN/MAX RH         40      98      40      92      41      99      39      92      40
RH            43 50 89 98 43 50 87 92 44 52 88 99 42 49 81 92 42 50
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S      SE       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5      10       5      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                                 IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

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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