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FOUS54 KCRP 232016
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
316 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

TXZ245-241030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
316 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

DATE           07/23/14      THU 07/24/14            FRI 07/25/14            SAT
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          91          79          91          80
TEMP          90 88 82 82 81 80 86 91 91 88 82 82 81 79 85 89 90 86 83 82 81 80
DEWPT         75 76 77 77 76 75 77 74 73 75 75 75 75 75 75 74 73 75 76 76 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                   88          57          87          59          88
RH            61 68 84 86 86 88 76 59 57 66 81 80 82 87 71 62 60 70 78 82 85 87
WIND DIR      SE  S  S SE  S  W  W  S SE SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8  9  8  3  3  0  2  3  8  9  5  4  2  3  5  6  9 11  9  9  6  5
HEAT INDEX   100 99 90 89 88    97101 99 98 89 87 86    93 99 98 94 91 90 87 83
CLOUDS        B1 SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     52 33 22 12 42 33 40 38 43 24 16 13 17 30 30 31 28 25 27 29 29 29
POP 12HR                     10          30          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.11           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS                SC IS IS
TSTMS         IS                SC IS IS
LAL                     1     1     3     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     2     4     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           2300  1500  5700  5600  2500  2400  3700  3400  2200  1800
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD             11     6     5     8    11     9     6     9    16    17


DATE           07/26 SUN 07/27/14 MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14
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            91      80      89      80      90      78      89      80      89
TEMP          89 87 83 81 88 86 82 80 89 86 81 78 88 86 82 80 88 86
DEWPT         75 75 76 76 75 74 76 76 75 75 77 75 75 74 76 75 75 74
MIN/MAX RH         62      86      65      87      64      93      63      85      64
RH            63 69 82 86 67 68 82 87 65 70 89 92 65 68 83 84 65 68
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
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           10       5       5       5       5       5      10      10      10

$$

TXZ231-241030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
316 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

DATE           07/23/14      THU 07/24/14            FRI 07/25/14            SAT
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         100          75         100          75
TEMP          98 94 83 78 76 75 85 95100 95 83 78 76 75 86 96 99 94 84 80 77 76
DEWPT         69 69 71 74 74 73 74 69 68 66 68 70 71 73 71 68 66 66 70 73 74 73
MAX/MIN RH                   94          35          92          34          94
RH            39 44 68 87 94 92 70 43 35 39 60 76 86 92 61 40 34 40 63 81 91 92
WIND DIR       E SE SE SE SE SE SW SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       6  6  5  5  3  0  1  2  6  8  8  4  2  3  3  4  8 12 11  9  5  4
HEAT INDEX   104 99 88          93101105 98 86          91101103 98 88
CLOUDS        SC SC FW FW B2 B1 FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     38 42 21 11 82 60 22 38 45 31 22 12  7 24 24 24 24 24 25 26 28 29
POP 12HR                     10          20          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS                   IS IS
TSTMS         IS                   IS IS
OBVIS                        PF
LAL                     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     5     5     2     4     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           6700  1400  9100  8700  5900  1500  4600  4500  3500  1300
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             14     9     6    10    14    10     6    12    17    14


DATE           07/26 SUN 07/27/14 MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14
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           100      76      98      75      99      75      99      75      98
TEMP          96 95 80 76 95 93 80 76 96 94 79 75 96 94 80 76 95 94
DEWPT         69 70 73 74 70 68 73 73 68 69 74 72 65 64 71 71 68 67
MIN/MAX RH         38      95      39      94      37      93      32      87      38
RH            42 44 80 93 44 44 81 92 40 44 83 90 37 37 76 85 41 43
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5       5      10      10      10

$$

TXZ247-241030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
316 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

DATE           07/23/14      THU 07/24/14            FRI 07/25/14            SAT
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          90          80          89          81
TEMP          89 85 82 82 82 80 85 90 89 86 83 83 82 80 85 88 88 85 84 83 82 81
DEWPT         75 77 77 77 77 76 77 76 74 75 75 75 76 75 75 75 75 76 76 76 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                   88          60          86          65          85
RH            65 76 85 84 86 88 77 64 60 71 79 78 83 86 74 66 65 73 78 80 83 85
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S  S SW  W SE SE SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8  8  8  4  3  0  2  4  8 10  8  5  4  5  5  6  9 12 11 11  9  8
HEAT INDEX   100 96 91 91 89    96101 98 95 90 90 89 85 93 98 98 94 92 91 90 88
CLOUDS        B1 SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     54 31 22 11 39 35 40 38 44 23 16 12 17 30 31 31 29 26 27 29 29 29
POP 12HR                     10          30          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.11           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS                SC IS IS
TSTMS         IS                SC IS IS
LAL                     1     1     3     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     4     4     2     4     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           1900  1900  4300  3300  2300  2500  3400  3200  2100  2000
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD             11     6     5     9    11    10     6    10    16    17


DATE           07/26 SUN 07/27/14 MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14
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      81      89      81      89      79      89      80      89
TEMP          88 86 83 81 88 86 83 81 88 86 82 80 88 85 82 80 88 86
DEWPT         76 76 77 76 76 75 76 76 76 76 78 76 76 75 76 75 76 74
MIN/MAX RH         65      84      65      84      66      89      65      85      65
RH            67 72 80 84 67 69 80 84 67 72 87 88 67 70 81 84 67 69
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
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           10       5       5       5       5       5      10      10      10

$$

TXZ234-241030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
316 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

DATE           07/23/14      THU 07/24/14            FRI 07/25/14            SAT
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          98          74          96          76
TEMP          96 92 81 77 76 75 87 95 98 93 80 77 75 76 86 94 95 91 82 79 77 76
DEWPT         73 73 74 76 76 74 76 72 72 73 73 73 72 73 73 72 71 72 73 75 75 74
MAX/MIN RH                  100          44          93          46          95
RH            48 54 81 95100 97 70 47 44 52 78 88 91 91 65 49 46 53 76 88 94 94
WIND DIR      SE SE  S SE  S  N  W  S SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD       6  8  5  2  2  0  3  2  5  8  5  2  1  2  4  6  9 11  6  4  3  2
HEAT INDEX   106101 86          98104107102 85          93102103 98 87
CLOUDS        B1 SC FW FW SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     55 37 24 13 44 59 40 38 40 25 19 13 10 26 28 30 27 25 27 29 28 28
POP 12HR                     10          20          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.09           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS                IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS                IS IS
OBVIS                        PF
LAL                     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     4     2     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3900   700  5400  7700  4100  1600  4600  4400  2900  1100
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             10     8     4     6    11     9     5     9    16    16


DATE           07/26 SUN 07/27/14 MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14
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            96      77      96      77      97      75      97      76      95
TEMP          94 92 79 77 94 92 79 77 94 92 78 75 94 92 79 76 93 91
DEWPT         72 72 75 75 73 71 75 75 71 73 76 74 68 70 74 73 71 71
MIN/MAX RH         47      96      46      96      46     100      40      92      47
RH            50 53 88 95 51 51 87 95 48 53 93 98 43 49 85 91 50 52
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S      SW       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5       5       5       5       5      10      10      10

$$

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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