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FOUS54 KCRP 282045
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
345 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

TXZ245-291030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
345 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

DATE           07/28/15      WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15            FRI
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                      80          92          78          93          78
TEMP          91 86 82 81 80 80 87 91 91 85 81 79 78 78 87 92 92 86 82 80 79 78
DEWPT         76 77 78 77 77 77 77 76 76 76 77 77 76 75 75 73 73 74 76 75 75 74
MAX/MIN RH                   91          62          95          53          88
RH            63 76 87 89 90 91 72 63 63 74 89 92 93 94 69 56 55 67 84 86 87 87
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S SW  W  W SE  S  S  S SW  W SW
WIND SPD      13 12  9  8  5  4  4  9 11 11  6  5  3  2  3  4  8  9  6  5  5  3
HEAT INDEX   102 98 92 89 84    99103103 95 88          97100100 94 89 83
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     17 21 17 22 24 31 39 26 13 21 14 22 23 34 28 22 27 33 37 40 49 58
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   SC
TSTMS                                                                        SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2200  1700  3000  3000  2400  1300  4800  4600  3500  1400
T WIND DIR              S     S     S    SE     S    SW     S    SE     S    SW
T WIND SPD             19    12     9    13    11     6     4     8     8     5


DATE           07/31 SAT 08/01/15 SUN 08/02/15 MON 08/03/15 TUE 08/04/15
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            92      77      93      78      92      78      91      78      92
TEMP          91 86 79 77 92 86 80 78 91 86 80 78 91 86 80 78 91 86
DEWPT         73 73 75 74 74 74 76 75 74 74 76 75 75 75 77 76 75 75
MIN/MAX RH         52      91      55      93      57      93      59      93      58
RH            57 66 87 89 57 68 89 91 59 68 89 92 61 72 90 92 60 71
PWIND DIR          SW       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      20      30      10      10       5       5       0       0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ231-291030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
345 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

DATE           07/28/15      WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15            FRI
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                      76         100          75         100          76
TEMP          99 96 87 81 78 76 88 97100 97 86 80 77 75 88 98100 97 87 81 78 76
DEWPT         69 71 73 75 76 75 77 71 70 70 74 74 75 73 74 66 64 66 69 70 73 71
MAX/MIN RH                   96          38          94          32          83
RH            38 45 65 81 94 96 68 44 39 42 67 83 93 94 65 36 32 36 55 70 82 83
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SW SE  E SE SE  S SW  S
WIND SPD      13 16 10  6  4  4  6  9 10 12  9  4  1  1  2  3  5  9  8  4  2  2
HEAT INDEX   105104 94 86      100106107104 94          97102103101 92 85
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW CL FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     20 19 12 20 28 38 40 27 15 18  2 17 12 34 34 33 29 25 29 33 39 45
POP 12HR                      0          10           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS                                     IS
TSTMS                                                                        IS
OBVIS                                             PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     4     4     4     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           3200  1300  6200  6200  5100  1000  6400  8300  7200  1500
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE     E     E     S
T WIND SPD             23    14    12    17    14     5     5     9     9     5


DATE           07/31 SAT 08/01/15 SUN 08/02/15 MON 08/03/15 TUE 08/04/15
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            99      77     100      77      99      76      99      75     100
TEMP          97 97 82 77 98 97 82 77 97 96 81 76 97 96 80 75 97 97
DEWPT         68 68 70 71 69 68 70 70 66 66 73 73 68 69 74 74 69 69
MIN/MAX RH         37      83      36      80      34      92      36      96      37
RH            39 39 68 83 39 39 68 80 36 38 77 92 39 41 83 96 41 41
PWIND DIR           E       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC FW
POP 12HR           20      20      20       5       5       0       0       0       0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-291030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
345 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

DATE           07/28/15      WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15            FRI
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          88          81          91          80
TEMP          87 85 83 83 82 82 85 88 87 85 83 82 82 81 87 90 90 86 83 82 81 80
DEWPT         78 78 78 78 78 77 78 77 78 77 77 77 77 76 77 75 76 75 77 77 76 75
MAX/MIN RH                   87          71          86          62          84
RH            75 80 85 86 86 87 78 72 74 79 84 86 86 86 73 62 65 72 81 84 84 84
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S SW  W  W SE  S  S  S SW SW SW
WIND SPD      13 12 10 10  8  5  4  9 11 10  8  6  4  3  3  4  8  9  8  8  6  5
HEAT INDEX    99 95 93 92 91 90 97100100 95 92 90 89 88 98101101 95 92 90 88 86
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     19 23 21 24 26 34 45 31 16 24 17 23 25 35 29 23 24 25 33 42 50 59
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   SC
TSTMS                                                                        SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1500  1700  2200  2200  2000  1400  3100  3100  2500  1500
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE    SE     S    SW     S    SE     S    SW
T WIND SPD             20    13     9    13    12     8     2     6     6     8


DATE           07/31 SAT 08/01/15 SUN 08/02/15 MON 08/03/15 TUE 08/04/15
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            90      80      90      80      90      81      90      81      91
TEMP          89 85 81 80 90 85 82 80 89 85 82 81 89 85 82 81 90 86
DEWPT         75 74 76 75 75 75 77 76 75 75 77 76 76 76 77 77 77 76
MIN/MAX RH         61      87      62      87      64      86      66      87      64
RH            63 72 86 87 63 72 84 87 65 73 85 86 67 76 85 87 65 74
PWIND DIR          SW      SW       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      20      30      10      10       5       5       0       0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ234-291030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
345 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

DATE           07/28/15      WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15            FRI
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                      76          97          75          97          76
TEMP          96 91 83 79 78 76 89 96 97 92 83 79 77 75 88 95 97 92 83 80 78 76
DEWPT         72 75 77 77 76 75 76 72 71 72 76 76 75 74 75 68 69 70 73 74 74 73
MAX/MIN RH                   97          44          99          40          90
RH            46 59 81 91 93 97 67 47 44 53 80 91 94 99 66 41 41 49 71 81 87 90
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  W  W NW  E SE SE  S SW  W  W
WIND SPD      13 13  6  4  2  2  4  6  9 11  5  3  2  1  2  3  4  6  4  4  3  3
HEAT INDEX   105102 91         100105106100 90          98100102 97 89
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     16 18 10 19 23 27 38 17  6 14  6 21 16 34 33 32 36 40 39 38 47 56
POP 12HR                      5          10           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS                         IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                                                            IS IS IS IS SC
OBVIS                                             PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2700  1400  5100  5100  4400  1100  6200  7000  6100  1400
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S    SW     S     E     S    SW
T WIND SPD             18     9     5    11     8     5     9     6     5     5


DATE           07/31 SAT 08/01/15 SUN 08/02/15 MON 08/03/15 TUE 08/04/15
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            97      76      98      75      96      76      97      75      97
TEMP          95 91 80 76 97 93 80 75 95 91 79 76 95 91 79 75 96 92
DEWPT         70 71 74 73 71 71 75 74 69 69 75 75 70 71 76 75 70 71
MIN/MAX RH         41      90      41      95      40      97      42      99      41
RH            45 51 83 90 43 49 85 94 43 48 87 97 44 52 91 98 43 50
PWIND DIR          NW       S      SE       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      20      20       5      10       5       5       0       0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC 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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