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FOUS54 KCRP 212116
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
316 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

TXZ245-221030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
316 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

DATE           11/21/14      SAT 11/22/14            SUN 11/23/14            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      70          76          63          78          58
TEMP             72 71 71 70 70 72 75 76 71 67 66 64 63 68 76 78 70 65 62 60 58
DEWPT            66 66 66 66 66 67 68 69 66 66 61 61 60 58 55 55 56 57 53 50 44
MAX/MIN RH                   88          79          98          45          76
RH               80 84 86 87 88 84 80 79 86 98 86 89 89 70 48 45 62 76 74 70 60
WIND DIR         SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW SW SW SW NW  N
WIND SPD         11 11 10 12 13 12 14 11 13 12  9  8  8  8  9  9  8  6  6  8 11
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        82 82 82 82 92 94 96 86 64 53 31 27 22 23 10 10  8 12 18 20 16
POP 12HR                     20          80          70           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.28        0.65           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS NM NM  O  O NM NM IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS NM NM  O  O NM NM IS IS
LAL                     2     2     4     5     4     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     5     5     5     5     6     6
MIXING HGT           2700  2200  3200  3000  1800   800  2000  2500  2300  1500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S    SW     W     W     W     W     W
T WIND SPD             31    32    32    31    23    23    20    19    25    17


DATE           11/24/14  TUE 11/25/14  WED 11/26/14  THU 11/27/14  FRI 11/28/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          68      50    67      47    67      55    69      60    71
TEMP          66 61 53   50 64 59 50   47 64 62 57   55 67 66 61   60 69 67
DEWPT         41 41 40   40 38 40 36   37 37 41 42   43 47 48 49   49 54 53
MIN/MAX RH       38      69    37      68    36      66    46      69    55
RH            40 50 62   69 38 49 59   68 37 46 57   66 47 54 63   68 58 62
PWIND DIR         N      NE     N       N     W      SW     S      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5       5     5       0     0       0     5      10    10

$$

TXZ231-221030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
316 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

DATE           11/21/14      SAT 11/22/14            SUN 11/23/14            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      67          79          57          83          52
TEMP             72 70 69 68 67 71 78 79 70 64 61 59 57 66 79 83 70 62 57 54 52
DEWPT            67 66 66 66 65 67 67 66 64 63 55 56 54 51 49 47 47 48 46 43 40
MAX/MIN RH                   93          64          97          29          67
RH               82 88 90 93 93 85 70 64 79 97 81 90 88 59 34 29 43 62 66 65 63
WIND DIR         SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W NW  N
WIND SPD         13 11 10 11 10 11 14 16  8  9  4  5  6  6 10  9  5  5  4  6  8
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        78 80 83 83 93 92 91 71 35 36 28 25 19 22  8  7  4  8 17 19 15
POP 12HR                     30          60          50           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.26        0.22           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC IS IS NM NM NM NM SC SC
TSTMS            SC SC IS IS NM NM NM NM SC SC
LAL                     3     2     4     4     3     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     5     5     5     6     6     5
MIXING HGT           2700  1900  3700  3400  1600     0  2500  3400  3300  2200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S    SW     W     W     W     W    NW
T WIND SPD             33    33    32    26    17    21    23    20    20    16


DATE           11/24/14  TUE 11/25/14  WED 11/26/14  THU 11/27/14  FRI 11/28/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          70      44    67      41    69      48    72      52    72
TEMP          68 60 49   44 64 57 46   41 66 61 52   48 69 64 56   52 69 65
DEWPT         36 34 36   35 36 33 32   32 34 33 36   37 44 43 45   44 52 51
MIN/MAX RH       24      70    30      69    26      67    36      76    50
RH            30 38 62   70 35 41 58   69 31 35 55   67 40 46 67   76 55 59
PWIND DIR         N      NE     N      NW    SW       S    SE      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5       0     5       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ247-221030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
316 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

DATE           11/21/14      SAT 11/22/14            SUN 11/23/14            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      72          76          66          78          61
TEMP             74 73 72 72 72 73 75 76 72 69 68 67 66 70 76 78 71 66 64 62 61
DEWPT            66 66 66 66 67 67 69 69 66 67 62 62 61 58 55 57 59 59 57 54 47
MAX/MIN RH                   84          78          92          47          79
RH               76 80 81 82 84 81 79 78 82 92 80 84 83 65 47 48 65 78 78 73 59
WIND DIR         SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW SW SW SW NW  N
WIND SPD         12 12 13 13 14 13 16 11 14 12 10  9 10  9  9  9  8  8  6  8 12
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        81 81 81 81 91 93 95 82 62 52 30 27 22 23 10 10  8 13 19 21 16
POP 12HR                     20          80          70           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.26        0.64           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS NM NM  O  O NM NM IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS NM NM  O  O NM NM IS IS
LAL                     2     2     4     5     4     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           2800  2500  3200  3000  2000  1300  2000  2300  2200  1600
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S    SW     W     W     W     W     W
T WIND SPD             31    32    33    31    23    23    21    19    23    17


DATE           11/24/14  TUE 11/25/14  WED 11/26/14  THU 11/27/14  FRI 11/28/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          68      53    68      51    67      58    70      63    72
TEMP          67 62 56   53 66 61 54   51 65 64 60   58 68 67 64   63 71 69
DEWPT         43 43 43   42 40 40 38   39 37 42 43   46 48 50 50   52 55 54
MIN/MAX RH       40      66    36      65    35      64    47      67    55
RH            41 49 61   66 38 47 56   65 35 46 54   64 47 53 61   66 58 60
PWIND DIR         N      NE     N       N     W      SW     S      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5       5     5       0     0       0     5      10    10

$$

TXZ234-221030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
316 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

DATE           11/21/14      SAT 11/22/14            SUN 11/23/14            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      67          76          58          79          51
TEMP             72 70 69 68 67 70 75 76 69 63 61 59 58 65 77 79 68 60 56 53 51
DEWPT            66 65 65 65 64 65 67 67 65 63 59 59 58 57 53 51 51 51 47 44 42
MAX/MIN RH                   91          74         100          37          77
RH               82 86 87 90 91 85 76 74 87100 95 99100 77 45 37 55 73 70 72 71
WIND DIR         SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW SW SW SW NW  N
WIND SPD         11 10  9  9 10 11 13 13 11 13  6  5  6  8 10 11  8  6  6  8  8
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        83 85 87 87 97 97 97 93 68 57 32 29 22 19  8  8  5  9 16 18 15
POP 12HR                     30          80          70           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.39        0.62           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC IS IS NM NM  O  O NM NM IS IS
TSTMS            SC SC IS IS NM NM  O  O NM NM IS IS
LAL                     3     2     4     5     4     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           2600  1800  3200  2900  1300     0  2000  3000  2800  1600
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SW     W     W     W     W    NW
T WIND SPD             29    31    31    28    23    25    19    21    26    13


DATE           11/24/14  TUE 11/25/14  WED 11/26/14  THU 11/27/14  FRI 11/28/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          67      44    65      41    68      49    71      52    71
TEMP          65 58 48   44 63 56 45   41 64 61 52   49 68 63 55   52 68 64
DEWPT         39 38 36   35 36 36 32   32 36 38 39   39 45 45 44   43 52 51
MIN/MAX RH       32      71    34      69    32      68    40      71    52
RH            38 47 62   71 36 47 60   69 35 43 60   68 44 51 66   71 56 63
PWIND DIR         N      NE     N      NW    SW      SW     S      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5       5     5       0     0       0     5       5    10

$$

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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