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FOUS54 KCRP 300848
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
348 AM CDT TUE JUN 30 2015

TXZ245-302215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
348 AM CDT TUE JUN 30 2015

DATE             TUE 06/30/15            WED 07/01/15            THU 07/02/15
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                      90          78          90          78          88
TEMP          79 78 87 89 89 86 82 80 78 78 87 89 89 85 81 80 80 79 85 88 88 85
DEWPT         78 78 76 76 76 74 75 76 76 75 76 76 73 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH                   64          92          60          90          66
RH            88100 71 66 66 69 81 86 92 91 71 66 60 72 83 87 88 88 72 66 67 72
WIND DIR       S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       6  4  8  9 11  9  5  6  5  3  9 11 12  9  9  8  8  8  9 11 11 11
HEAT INDEX          98100100 94 88 86       98100 97 93 87          93 97 97 94
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     38 41 45 56 55 55 43 23 22 23 45 52 64 53 46 40 40 40 43 45 43 41
POP 12HR                     50          30          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.11        0.01        0.05        0.02        0.03
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC          SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC          SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     2     1     3     3     2     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  4     3     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           4700  5200  2500  1400  5800  4900  2700  2300  4100  4100
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             17    18    19    13    19    23    16    13    17    20


DATE          FRI 07/03/15 SAT 07/04/15 SUN 07/05/15 MON 07/06/15
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            78      88      79      87      80      88      80      87
TEMP          80 79 88 85 81 80 87 85 82 80 87 85 82 80 87 85
DEWPT         75 76 76 75 76 75 75 75 75 76 75 75 76 77 76 76
MAX/MIN RH         94      68      89      68      88      66      90      70
RH            86 92 68 72 85 88 69 74 82 88 68 71 84 89 71 75
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            5      20      20      30      30      40      10      20
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-302215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
348 AM CDT TUE JUN 30 2015

DATE             TUE 06/30/15            WED 07/01/15            THU 07/02/15
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                      91          74          93          74          92
TEMP          76 75 83 89 90 85 79 77 76 74 84 91 92 88 80 78 76 75 84 91 92 87
DEWPT         76 75 76 72 71 72 73 73 73 73 73 73 68 72 73 73 73 73 73 72 72 73
MIN/MAX RH                   52          97          46          97          53
RH            95100 78 57 53 66 82 87 93 97 70 56 46 61 78 86 91 96 69 55 53 62
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  2  8  9 11 10  6  6  3  3  8 10 12  9  6  4  3  4  8 10 11 10
HEAT INDEX          91 97 96 92             91100 96 95 82          90 98100 94
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC SC B2 B2 B1 FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     56 63 45 46 85 85 62 23 22 40 45 34 64 53 44 35 40 44 45 46 43 40
POP 12HR                     50          10          40          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.18           0        0.02           0        0.03
RAIN SHWRS             SC SC IS                SC SC             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  SC SC IS                SC SC             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     3     1     1     1     3     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           7700  7200  3200   500  8000  7100  3600  2000  5100  5000
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             12    20    19    10    17    24    11     6    13    19


DATE          FRI 07/03/15 SAT 07/04/15 SUN 07/05/15 MON 07/06/15
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      93      76      92      76      92      76      92
TEMP          77 75 92 88 78 77 92 87 78 77 92 86 78 76 91 88
DEWPT         74 74 71 71 75 75 72 72 74 74 73 73 74 74 72 72
MAX/MIN RH         99      49      97      52      95      53      96      52
RH            91 96 52 59 91 94 53 61 87 93 53 65 87 94 56 59
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            5      20      10      30      10      40      10      20
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS       SC SC       SC SC       IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS       SC SC       SC SC       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-302215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
348 AM CDT TUE JUN 30 2015

DATE             TUE 06/30/15            WED 07/01/15            THU 07/02/15
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                      90          81          90          80          87
TEMP          81 80 87 88 90 87 84 83 82 81 88 88 89 86 83 83 81 81 87 87 87 85
DEWPT         79 79 76 77 76 75 76 77 76 76 77 77 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH                   65          84          62          84          67
RH            85 98 70 68 66 67 76 81 84 84 71 68 62 71 79 80 83 81 69 69 68 73
WIND DIR       S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       9  8  9 10 11 10 10  9  8  5 10 11 11 10 11 11 11 10 11 11 12 12
HEAT INDEX    87 89 98100102 97 93 92 90 88100100 99 95 90 90 87 87 95 95 97 94
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     38 42 45 55 57 57 44 23 22 25 43 59 64 53 47 41 41 41 44 46 44 41
POP 12HR                     50          30          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.12        0.01        0.05        0.02        0.03
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC IS          SC SC SC SC       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC IS          SC SC SC SC       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     1     1     3     3     1     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           4100  4400  2500  3000  4700  3900  2900  2700  3900  3900
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             19    18    20    17    23    23    19    19    19    21


DATE          FRI 07/03/15 SAT 07/04/15 SUN 07/05/15 MON 07/06/15
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            80      87      81      87      81      87      82      86
TEMP          82 80 87 86 83 81 87 85 83 82 87 85 84 82 86 85
DEWPT         75 76 76 76 77 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 77 77 77 76
MAX/MIN RH         88      70      84      70      84      68      85      73
RH            82 88 72 74 82 83 71 74 79 84 70 73 80 85 73 75
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            5      20      20      30      30      40      10      20
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-302215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
348 AM CDT TUE JUN 30 2015

DATE             TUE 06/30/15            WED 07/01/15            THU 07/02/15
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                      91          76          92          75          90
TEMP          77 76 86 90 89 85 80 78 77 76 86 91 90 86 79 76 76 75 85 89 90 86
DEWPT         75 76 77 74 73 73 74 75 74 74 76 75 73 74 75 75 75 74 73 73 73 74
MIN/MAX RH                   58          95          55          99          58
RH            91100 76 59 60 67 84 90 90 95 72 59 57 68 87 95 95 96 69 59 58 67
WIND DIR      SE NE SE SE  S SE SE SE  S  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       2  1  6  8 11  9  5  4  3  1  8 10 12  9  6  5  4  4  8 11 12 10
HEAT INDEX          97101 97 92             96102 98 94             92 97 98 94
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     43 48 44 59 66 66 50 23 22 23 45 37 64 38 36 35 38 40 41 43 41 39
POP 12HR                     50          10          30          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.13           0        0.04           0        0.03
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC SC IS          SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS               SC SC SC IS          SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     1     1     3     3     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           4500  5600  2600   200  7800  6700  2900  1700  4700  4600
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             11    18    14     4    14    21    12     9    16    20


DATE          FRI 07/03/15 SAT 07/04/15 SUN 07/05/15 MON 07/06/15
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      90      76      90      76      90      77      90
TEMP          78 76 90 87 78 77 89 86 79 77 90 86 79 77 89 87
DEWPT         75 75 74 74 75 75 74 74 74 75 74 74 75 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH        100      59      96      60      95      60      96      61
RH            92 98 60 65 90 94 62 68 87 93 61 67 89 94 64 67
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            5      20      20      30      30      40      10      20
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       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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