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FOUS54 KCRP 292041
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
341 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

TXZ245-301015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
341 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/29/15      SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            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          88          76          90          76
TEMP          89 84 81 78 75 76 82 88 87 84 81 79 77 77 83 88 88 84 81 79 77 77
DEWPT         67 67 69 69 69 68 71 69 71 70 73 73 72 72 72 72 72 72 73 74 74 73
MAX/MIN RH                   81          54          87          56          91
RH            49 57 67 72 80 79 69 54 58 65 76 81 86 86 71 60 60 70 78 87 89 88
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S SW SW SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD       9  8  6  5  4  3  3  4  9  9  9  8  5  3  5  8  9 10 10  8  5  4
HEAT INDEX    92 86 84          86 92 93 88 86          88 95 95 90 86
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     30 30 30 32 38 45 40 35 41 47 49 51 51 51 45 39 38 38 50 62 58 53
POP 12HR                      0           5          20          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.07        0.07
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                      IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           2800  2500  4200  4000  2700  2000  3100  2900  1900   900
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             11     8     5    14    14     9    10    17    16    12


DATE           09/01 WED 09/02/15 THU 09/03/15 FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15
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      76      90      76      89      76      89      77      89
TEMP          87 83 79 77 88 83 79 77 87 83 79 77 88 83 79 77 87 84
DEWPT         73 74 75 74 74 74 75 74 75 74 75 74 74 74 75 74 74 74
MIN/MAX RH         62      93      61      93      62      93      61      94      62
RH            65 75 88 91 65 74 88 91 66 74 89 90 65 74 89 92 66 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    B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30      30      30      30      30      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-301015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
341 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/29/15      SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            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                      68          94          72          95          73
TEMP          94 90 83 76 69 69 78 89 94 92 85 77 72 72 80 90 95 91 81 77 74 73
DEWPT         61 62 65 66 67 66 69 65 60 65 68 72 72 70 69 68 68 68 70 73 72 71
MAX/MIN RH                   94          33         100          41          96
RH            34 39 54 73 92 90 73 44 33 42 58 83 97100 70 48 41 48 71 87 94 94
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       8  9  8  4  3  1  2  3  6  9  8  5  4  3  5  6 10 11  9  6  5  4
HEAT INDEX          85             91    94 88             95 99 94 84
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     30 30 30 32 38 45 40 35 37 39 41 41 38 35 33 31 29 27 28 29 34 39
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                            IS IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                                          PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     4     4     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           5000  1200  4800  5500  4800  1100  3900  4100  3500   700
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             13     4     4    12    12     6     8    17    17    11


DATE           09/01 WED 09/02/15 THU 09/03/15 FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15
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      74      95      74      94      74      95      74      95
TEMP          92 92 77 74 91 90 77 74 90 90 77 74 91 91 77 74 91 90
DEWPT         69 69 74 73 71 70 74 73 70 70 74 73 69 70 74 73 70 70
MIN/MAX RH         41      98      45      99      45      98      42      99      44
RH            47 48 88 97 52 52 90 97 52 53 90 96 49 50 91 97 50 51
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      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 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      10      20      10      20       5      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-301015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
341 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/29/15      SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            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          87          79          86          79
TEMP          87 84 82 81 79 78 82 86 86 83 82 81 79 81 83 85 84 83 82 80 79 79
DEWPT         67 68 69 69 70 69 72 70 72 72 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 74 75 74 74
MAX/MIN RH                   76          60          82          64          85
RH            53 58 63 68 75 74 71 60 64 68 75 78 82 79 73 67 69 73 78 83 84 83
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S SW SW SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8  8  8  8  6  4  3  4 10  9  9  9  8  5  6  6  9 10 11 10  8  6
HEAT INDEX    90 87 85 84       87 91 92 89 87 86    85 89 92 91 88 87 85
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     30 30 30 32 38 45 40 35 41 47 50 53 53 54 48 42 42 42 54 67 62 58
POP 12HR                      0           5          20          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02        0.08        0.09
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                      IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     4     5     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2900  2700  3700  3600  2800  2500  2700  2600  1900  1100
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             13    11     6    16    17    12    10    16    18    17


DATE           09/01 WED 09/02/15 THU 09/03/15 FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15
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            87      79      88      79      87      79      88      79      88
TEMP          85 83 80 79 87 84 81 80 86 83 81 80 87 84 81 80 86 84
DEWPT         74 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 76 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH         66      88      65      88      68      88      64      89      66
RH            69 76 84 86 69 74 83 86 72 77 85 85 68 75 84 86 70 75
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           40      30      30      30      30      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-301015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
341 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/29/15      SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            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                      70          91          73          93          73
TEMP          92 85 79 74 70 72 81 90 91 87 82 77 73 73 80 89 93 88 80 77 75 73
DEWPT         65 64 67 68 68 67 69 64 66 67 71 72 71 70 71 71 71 71 73 74 73 72
MAX/MIN RH                   94          41         100          49          96
RH            42 49 67 82 94 86 68 43 43 51 68 84 94100 74 56 49 58 78 90 93 96
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE  W SW SE SE SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       8  8  5  3  2  2  3  3  6  9  8  4  3  2  4  6  9 10  9  5  3  3
HEAT INDEX    94 87             84    93 90 87             95100 94 85
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     30 30 30 32 38 45 40 35 41 47 48 48 46 43 43 42 35 29 33 37 43 49
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.04        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                                                      IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           4100  1700  5300  5100  3800  1400  2700  2700  2100   600
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SW    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              9     3     5    12    12     5     9    17    14     9


DATE           09/01 WED 09/02/15 THU 09/03/15 FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15
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      73      92      73      91      73      92      74      92
TEMP          89 87 77 73 89 87 77 73 88 87 77 73 89 87 78 74 89 87
DEWPT         72 72 74 73 74 73 74 73 73 73 75 73 72 72 75 73 72 73
MIN/MAX RH         52      98      55      99      55      98      52      99      53
RH            58 61 89 98 62 62 91 99 61 63 92 98 58 61 91 99 59 62
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           30      30      30      20      30      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS 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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