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FOUS54 KCRP 280340 AAA
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
940 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

TXZ245-281015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
940 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

DATE           02/27/15      SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      46          61          61          73          64
TEMP                   46 48 46 53 59 61 61 61 61 61 62 65 71 73 70 67 65 64 64
DEWPT                  46 48 46 53 57 59 60 61 61 61 62 60 64 64 64 64 64 64 63
MAX/MIN RH                  100          91         100          76          94
RH                    100 97100100 92 92 96 99100100100 94 82 76 81 89 93 94 93
WIND DIR               NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD               14 13 17 13 13 14 11  9 11 10  6  8  6  8  8  6  6  6  6
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)             100100100100100100100100100100 93 92 88 90 89 89 91 91 82
POP 12HR                     50          50          50          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.16        0.08        0.04        0.02
DRIZZLE                 S  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN                    S  C  C  C  C  C              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC SC SC
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        2     2     2     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT                 1700  1700  1400   400   300  1800  1800  1700  1100
T WIND DIR                    E     E    SE    SE    SE     E    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   31    32    34    32    26    12    13    12    11


DATE           03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          74      64    73      61    66      40    52      39    56
TEMP          72 71 66   64 71 70 63   61 66 58 49   40 50 48 41   39 53 53
DEWPT         67 65 64   63 66 65 63   61 55 49 44   37 33 35 34   35 37 40
MIN/MAX RH       77      98    76      98    57      83    39      73    50
RH            81 82 93   98 81 82 97   95 66 65 83   75 41 48 63   73 50 65
PWIND DIR        SE      SE     S       S    NW       N     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         10      10    10      10    20      20    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS                                IS IS IS   IS IS IS
TSTMS                                        IS

$$

TXZ231-281015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
940 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

DATE           02/27/15      SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      40          49          49          76          64
TEMP                   40 44 40 47 49 49 49 49 49 49 49 58 71 76 73 68 66 65 64
DEWPT                  40 38 39 43 46 48 49 49 49 49 49 56 59 62 64 65 65 65 64
MAX/MIN RH                  100          78         100          60         100
RH                    100 78 96 89 92 95 98100100100100 83 63 60 72 90 95100100
WIND DIR               NE NE NE NE NE  N  N NE  N NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E
WIND SPD               10  9  9  8  6  5  5  4  8  6  3  4  5  6  5  6  4  4  4
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)             100100100100100100100100100100 92 90 86 90 89 88 90 90 84
POP 12HR                     40          50          50          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.22        0.06        0.04        0.02
DRIZZLE                 C  C  C  C        C  C  C  C
RAIN                    C  C  C  C        C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                         SC SC
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        2     2     2     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT                 1400   800   800   500   300  1900  2600  2400  1200
T WIND DIR                    E    SE    SE    SE    SE     E    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   24    24    17    23    23     8    11    10     8


DATE           03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          81      66    84      61    70      37    51      35    58
TEMP          78 77 68   66 81 78 66   61 70 60 48   37 49 47 38   35 54 55
DEWPT         67 66 65   66 66 65 63   61 52 46 40   34 29 27 27   29 31 34
MIN/MAX RH       60     100    53      96    37      70    30      60    40
RH            66 68 90  100 60 62 87   95 46 46 69   67 32 38 55   60 40 50
PWIND DIR        SE      SE     S       S    NE       N     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC B1
POP 12HR         20      10    10      10    20      20    20      10    10
RAIN           S
RAIN SHWRS       IS                       IS IS IS   IS IS IS
TSTMS                                        IS

$$

TXZ247-281015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
940 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

DATE           02/27/15      SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      50          63          63          71          64
TEMP                   50 51 50 55 61 63 63 63 63 63 63 66 70 71 70 66 66 65 64
DEWPT                  50 51 50 55 58 60 61 62 63 63 62 61 63 63 64 64 64 64 63
MAX/MIN RH                  100          90         100          76          96
RH                    100100100100 91 91 94 97100100100 93 82 76 82 90 94 96 94
WIND DIR                E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD               19 19 19 17 16 14 12 10 11 11  8  8  6  6  8  8  6  6  6
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)             100100100100100100100100100100 93 92 87 89 89 90 91 91 81
POP 12HR                     50          50          50          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.17        0.08        0.04           0
DRIZZLE                 C  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN                    C  C  C  C  C  C              S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC SC SC
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        2     2     3     3     3     3     3     4     3
MIXING HGT                 2200  2100  1200   400   300  1400  1700  1600  1100
T WIND DIR                    E    SE    SE    SE    SE     E    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   33    33    35    32    26    12    12    13    12


DATE           03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          71      64    71      61    66      42    53      42    56
TEMP          70 69 65   64 70 68 63   61 66 58 51   42 52 50 44   42 54 54
DEWPT         65 64 64   63 64 64 63   61 56 49 46   39 34 36 35   37 39 42
MIN/MAX RH       82      96    77      98    59      82    40      72    54
RH            85 86 93   96 81 83 97   94 68 66 82   76 42 48 61   72 54 65
PWIND DIR        SE      SE     S       S    NW       N     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         10      10    10      10    20      20    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS                                IS IS IS   IS IS IS
TSTMS                                        IS

$$

TXZ234-281015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
940 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

DATE           02/27/15      SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      42          58          57          75          64
TEMP                   42 45 42 49 56 58 58 57 57 57 58 64 72 75 72 68 66 65 64
DEWPT                  38 36 39 44 52 56 57 57 57 57 58 57 64 65 65 64 64 64 64
MAX/MIN RH                   89          72         100          71         100
RH                     85 72 89 84 87 92 96100100100100 87 77 71 79 90 93 96100
WIND DIR                E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD               12  9 12 10  9  9  8  6  9  9  6  6  6  8  6  5  5  4  4
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)             100100100100100100100100100100 93 92 88 90 88 89 91 91 87
POP 12HR                     20          50          50          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.14        0.10        0.04        0.02
DRIZZLE                 S  S  C  C  C  C
RAIN                    S  S  C  C  C  C              C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC SC SC
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT                 1400  1800  1800  1000   500  1900  2600  2400  1200
T WIND DIR                    E    SE    SE    SE    SE     E    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   25    26    27    31    28    12    13    10     8


DATE           03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          79      65    77      61    67      37    51      35    57
TEMP          77 75 68   65 75 73 64   61 67 58 47   37 49 47 38   35 53 53
DEWPT         69 67 65   65 67 67 63   61 53 49 40   33 29 31 29   30 32 37
MIN/MAX RH       67     100    65      95    50      79    34      67    47
RH            74 74 94  100 72 74 93   94 59 59 78   72 35 46 61   67 48 58
PWIND DIR        SE      SE     S       S    NW       N     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20      20    20      20    30      20    20      10    10
RAIN           S
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS   IS IS IS IS   IS SC SC IS   IS IS IS
TSTMS                                        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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