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FOUS54 KCRP 232011
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
311 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

TXZ245-241015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
311 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

DATE           05/23/15      SUN 05/24/15            MON 05/25/15            TUE
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                      75          83          77          83          76
TEMP          84 79 77 77 79 79 75 79 82 78 78 79 79 78 80 83 83 80 77 79 77 76
DEWPT         74 74 74 74 74 73 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 74 74 74 75 75 76 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   95          76          93          75          97
RH            73 85 93 94 85 84 96 84 77 91 92 89 89 91 83 76 76 85 94 93 94 97
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      16 14 13 13 16 18 19 18 16 12 13 12 11 10 12 14 14 14 13 11  9  9
HEAT INDEX    90                      89                85 89 89
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     72 65 74 83 92100 89 77 76 75 75 75 82 88 86 84 84 83 83 82 83 78
POP 12HR                     70          80          60          60          60
QPF 12HR                   0.56        1.16        0.60        0.58        0.44
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC NM NM  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC NM NM  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC
LAL                     3     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           3200  2800  4200  3900  2400  2200  4000  3900  2700  2400
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S     S     S    SE    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             25    28    33    27    23    19    23    26    23    16
FLASH FLOOD    A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE           05/26 WED 05/27/15 THU 05/28/15 FRI 05/29/15 SAT 05/30/15
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            84      77      85      77      85      78      85      78      85
TEMP          83 80 79 77 85 83 80 78 85 83 79 78 85 83 79 78 84 80
DEWPT         74 76 76 76 75 75 76 75 74 74 75 75 74 74 75 75 74 74
MIN/MAX RH         77      98      72      95      70      93      70      93      71
RH            77 87 92 98 74 78 88 93 71 77 86 92 71 75 89 92 72 83
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           40      20      20      20      20      10      30      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ231-241015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
311 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

DATE           05/23/15      SUN 05/24/15            MON 05/25/15            TUE
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                      71          85          73          86          73
TEMP          84 78 71 73 73 74 73 83 85 80 75 75 74 73 78 85 85 80 75 75 74 73
DEWPT         72 72 71 70 71 72 73 73 74 74 73 73 73 73 73 73 74 74 75 75 74 73
MAX/MIN RH                  100          69          99          66         100
RH            68 85100 91 93 93 99 74 71 83 95 94 96 99 84 68 68 84 99 99 99100
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S
WIND SPD      14 13 10  8 10 12 14 16 12  9  9  8  5  6 10 12 11  9  8  6  4  4
HEAT INDEX    90                   89 92                   91 92
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)     76 67 79 92 92 92 85 77 72 67 65 63 73 84 78 73 71 69 75 81 82 69
POP 12HR                     90          70          50          60          50
QPF 12HR                   1.21        0.49        0.22        0.36        0.20
RAIN SHWRS    NM  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         NM  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     5     5     4     4     3     3     4     4     3     3
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           3600  2100  3900  3700  2900  1600  4300  4300  3500  1800
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             17    18    26    21    16    11    18    19    13     6
FLASH FLOOD    A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE           05/26 WED 05/27/15 THU 05/28/15 FRI 05/29/15 SAT 05/30/15
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            88      74      88      74      88      74      87      74      87
TEMP          86 83 76 75 87 84 77 75 86 84 76 75 86 84 75 74 86 82
DEWPT         75 75 75 75 73 74 75 75 73 74 74 74 72 72 74 73 71 73
MIN/MAX RH         65     100      62     100      62      99      61     100      60
RH            69 79 98100 64 72 94 99 64 71 95 97 64 69 96 99 62 74
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           40      20      20      20      20      10      30      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ247-241015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
311 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

DATE           05/23/15      SUN 05/24/15            MON 05/25/15            TUE
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          82          78          83          78
TEMP          83 81 80 79 79 79 78 81 81 79 78 80 81 79 81 82 82 78 78 81 79 78
DEWPT         74 74 75 75 74 74 74 74 75 75 76 76 76 75 75 74 75 75 76 76 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                   89          79          93          76          93
RH            77 81 84 87 86 86 88 80 82 88 92 89 86 88 81 77 78 89 92 86 89 92
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      17 17 17 18 19 20 20 19 17 13 14 14 14 13 14 14 16 16 14 13 12 12
HEAT INDEX    89 86 83    82       87 87       83 84    86 89 89       87
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     71 63 72 81 90100 90 79 77 75 75 75 81 87 86 85 83 82 80 79 81 75
POP 12HR                     70          80          60          60          60
QPF 12HR                   0.50        1.02        0.48        0.50        0.39
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC NM NM  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC NM NM  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC
LAL                     3     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3200  2900  3900  3700  2400  2300  3200  3100  2400  2600
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             29    34    35    28    26    25    25    27    26    21
FLASH FLOOD    A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE           05/26 WED 05/27/15 THU 05/28/15 FRI 05/29/15 SAT 05/30/15
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            84      78      85      79      85      79      86      79      84
TEMP          83 81 81 79 84 82 81 79 85 83 80 79 85 83 80 79 84 81
DEWPT         74 76 76 76 75 76 76 75 74 75 75 75 74 74 76 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH         76      94      73      90      71      88      70      88      73
RH            76 84 87 92 75 80 84 88 72 77 84 88 70 75 87 87 74 82
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           40      20      20      20      20      10      30      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ234-241015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
311 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

DATE           05/23/15      SUN 05/24/15            MON 05/25/15            TUE
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                      72          82          73          83          73
TEMP          82 80 73 75 76 76 76 82 80 76 74 74 74 73 78 83 83 79 75 74 74 73
DEWPT         72 73 73 73 73 72 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 72 74 75 75 74 74 74 73 73
MAX/MIN RH                  100          76         100          77         100
RH            74 77100 96 89 87 89 76 82 95100100 99 97 86 79 77 84 97 99 97100
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE  S SE
WIND SPD      14 13 10  9 10 13 16 17 14 11 10  9  6  8 11 13 13 11  9  6  4  5
HEAT INDEX    87 84                87                      90 90
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     72 66 77 88 94100 95 90 84 79 79 79 87 94 88 82 83 83 85 87 85 87
POP 12HR                     80          80          60          60          60
QPF 12HR                   0.74        1.46        0.89        0.81        0.53
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC  O  O  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC  O  O  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC
LAL                     3     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     4
MIXING HGT           3300  2100  3600  3300  2300  2200  4300  4200  3100  1700
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE     S
T WIND SPD             18    19    28    25    18    12    20    23    16     9
FLASH FLOOD    A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE           05/26 WED 05/27/15 THU 05/28/15 FRI 05/29/15 SAT 05/30/15
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            85      74      87      75      86      75      86      74      85
TEMP          85 81 76 75 86 84 77 75 86 84 77 75 86 84 76 74 85 80
DEWPT         76 76 75 74 76 75 75 75 75 74 74 74 74 73 75 74 73 73
MIN/MAX RH         73     100      70     100      68      98      66     100      67
RH            75 83 96 99 72 74 93 99 69 72 91 97 69 71 96 99 69 80
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           40      20      20      20      20      10      30      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       SC SC 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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