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FOUS54 KCRP 222028
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
328 PM CDT MON SEP 22 2014

TXZ245-231015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
328 PM CDT MON SEP 22 2014

DATE           09/22/14      TUE 09/23/14            WED 09/24/14            THU
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          87          74          86          73
TEMP          90 85 80 79 77 76 82 86 86 82 78 77 75 74 81 85 85 81 78 76 75 74
DEWPT         73 73 74 72 73 70 69 69 68 68 68 68 67 66 66 67 71 68 73 69 71 68
MAX/MIN RH                   87          56          80          55          88
RH            57 69 84 80 87 83 65 57 56 61 71 74 76 76 61 55 62 66 85 81 88 84
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE
WIND SPD      10  9  5  4  6  9 11 10 11 10 10  9  6  8  9  9 10 11  9  6  6  9
HEAT INDEX    98 92             86 89 89 85             83 88 90 84
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     31 40 45 50 49 49 33 17 13 15 10 10 10 31 32 38 35 32 41 50 48 46
POP 12HR                     10          10           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS                                                       IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                                  IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
HAINES                  3     3     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           1600   800  5300  5600  3100  1600  3300  3100  1900  1100
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E    NE
T WIND SPD             17    16    13    12    16     9    12    16    17    14


DATE           09/25 FRI 09/26/14 SAT 09/27/14 SUN 09/28/14 MON 09/29/14
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            85      75      85      75      84      73      86      74      85
TEMP          84 81 77 75 84 81 77 76 83 80 76 74 84 81 76 74 84 81
DEWPT         69 70 72 70 69 66 68 68 68 68 68 69 68 69 69 71 68 69
MIN/MAX RH         56      85      58      78      59      84      57      88      59
RH            61 70 85 83 61 62 74 78 60 67 78 84 58 67 80 88 60 68
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE       E      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      20      20      20      20      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-231015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
328 PM CDT MON SEP 22 2014

DATE           09/22/14      TUE 09/23/14            WED 09/24/14            THU
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                      73          90          68          88          68
TEMP          93 87 79 76 74 73 80 86 88 83 75 72 70 70 77 85 87 83 75 72 70 68
DEWPT         65 66 67 69 69 68 67 67 65 62 63 65 64 63 64 65 65 64 69 66 69 65
MAX/MIN RH                   85          46          86          48          98
RH            40 50 68 79 84 83 65 53 47 49 67 78 82 79 64 51 48 53 81 84 98 89
WIND DIR       E  E SE  S NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  N
WIND SPD       8  8  4  2  2  5  8  6  8 10  8  4  3  5  6  6  8  9  8  3  3  5
HEAT INDEX    95 90                89                      87 89 85
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     33 47 47 47 45 44 41 39 17 15 13 13 13 31 41 45 43 42 44 46 44 43
POP 12HR                     10           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS                                                          IS
TSTMS                                                                        IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           5800  1500  6900  9200  4600   900  3800  4100  2800   700
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             12    13    11    12    17    10     9    13    16    11


DATE           09/25 FRI 09/26/14 SAT 09/27/14 SUN 09/28/14 MON 09/29/14
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            89      71      87      70      88      69      89      71      89
TEMP          85 83 73 71 85 83 73 71 85 82 72 69 86 84 74 72 86 84
DEWPT         65 65 70 69 68 65 64 64 65 62 66 65 64 62 66 68 65 63
MIN/MAX RH         47      94      52      80      46      89      43      89      44
RH            52 55 90 92 57 56 74 80 52 49 82 88 49 48 77 89 49 49
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE       E      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      20      20      10      10      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-231015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
328 PM CDT MON SEP 22 2014

DATE           09/22/14      TUE 09/23/14            WED 09/24/14            THU
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          86          77          86          76
TEMP          90 86 82 82 79 79 84 86 86 83 81 80 79 77 82 85 85 81 79 77 77 76
DEWPT         76 74 75 73 74 73 72 71 70 70 70 70 70 69 68 69 72 69 72 70 71 70
MAX/MIN RH                   85          60          79          58          82
RH            62 67 80 76 85 83 69 61 60 65 71 73 74 76 63 59 66 67 78 79 82 81
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE
WIND SPD      11 10  9  9  8 11 12 12 12 13 12 11  8 10 11 10 10 12 11  9  9 10
HEAT INDEX   102 94 88 87       90 91 91 87 84          85 89 91 84
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     26 35 42 49 48 47 32 18 14 19 10 10 10 22 34 39 37 36 44 51 48 45
POP 12HR                     10          20           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    IS             IS IS                               IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                            IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           2900  2800  4200  4000  2900  2300  3000  2800  1900  1300
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E    NE
T WIND SPD             19    17    14    14    17    12    13    17    17    14


DATE           09/25 FRI 09/26/14 SAT 09/27/14 SUN 09/28/14 MON 09/29/14
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            84      77      85      78      85      76      85      75      85
TEMP          83 80 78 77 84 82 79 78 84 81 78 76 84 81 77 76 84 81
DEWPT         70 71 72 71 70 68 69 70 69 69 70 70 69 69 70 71 68 70
MIN/MAX RH         60      84      59      76      60      81      60      86      58
RH            65 73 83 82 62 63 72 76 61 67 76 81 60 69 79 86 59 70
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE       E      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      20      30      20      20      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-231015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
328 PM CDT MON SEP 22 2014

DATE           09/22/14      TUE 09/23/14            WED 09/24/14            THU
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                      69          89          66          87          67
TEMP          89 87 78 75 72 70 79 87 88 84 72 69 68 68 78 86 86 82 74 71 68 67
DEWPT         68 70 70 69 67 63 61 62 60 59 61 63 62 60 62 64 66 65 70 64 66 63
MAX/MIN RH                   87          39          82          47          93
RH            50 55 75 82 87 77 54 43 39 44 69 79 82 75 57 47 51 56 88 80 93 85
WIND DIR      NE  E NE  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E NE  N  N
WIND SPD       8  6  2  1  4  6  8  6  8  6  5  4  3  4  5  6  8  9  5  2  3  6
HEAT INDEX    93 92                                           89 84
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     33 47 45 43 44 45 31 18 12  9  6  6  6 34 29 36 33 29 28 27 36 44
POP 12HR                     10           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS                                                          IS
TSTMS                                                                        IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           4300   300  5900  6800  3500   200  4100  4000  2400  1000
T WIND DIR              E     E     E    NE     E     E     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             14    17    11    10    14     8    10    12    14    12


DATE           09/25 FRI 09/26/14 SAT 09/27/14 SUN 09/28/14 MON 09/29/14
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            87      71      87      71      87      69      87      71      89
TEMP          85 82 73 71 85 83 74 71 85 82 72 69 85 83 74 71 87 85
DEWPT         67 68 70 66 65 63 64 63 66 64 66 66 66 66 68 68 66 65
MIN/MAX RH         50      89      48      76      50      91      50      90      46
RH            55 63 89 83 52 51 71 75 53 54 80 90 52 58 81 89 49 52
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      20      20      10      10      10      10      10      10
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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