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FOUS54 KCRP 290943
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
343 AM CST MON DEC 29 2014

TXZ245-292215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
343 AM CST MON DEC 29 2014

DATE             MON 12/29/14            TUE 12/30/14            WED 12/31/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      57          49          59          45          49
TEMP             41 44 52 56 52 49 49 52 51 52 57 58 54 52 50 47 46 47 49 49 47
DEWPT            39 41 43 45 47 48 48 49 49 51 51 50 48 46 45 42 41 40 40 39 38
MIN/MAX RH                   64          99          75          85          67
RH               93 90 72 68 86 95 99 88 94 94 83 77 79 80 82 84 83 77 72 67 69
WIND DIR          N  N NE NE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N NE
WIND SPD          3  2  2  3  4  4  5  6  9 11 13 14 14 14 14 16 18 18 17 14 14
CLOUDS           SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        27 29 31 26 21 30 39 50 60 61 62 64 66 88 92 93 94 95 95 95 95
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.08
RAIN                                                  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
OBVIS                              PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     2     3     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT            300   700     0     0  1800  2100  1900  1100  1100  1500
T WIND DIR              N    NE    SE     E    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              4     2     6     8    13    17    19    21    23    23


DATE               THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15  SUN 01/04/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            44    52      50    63      53    63      47    61
TEMP          46   45 51 50 51   51 60 59 57   55 62 59 54   49 60 56
DEWPT         39   42 47 49 50   51 54 56 56   51 50 49 45   42 45 45
MAX/MIN RH         95    86      99    78      99    62      78    57
RH            78   91 87 96 98   97 79 90 98   87 65 70 72   77 58 65
PWIND DIR          NE    NE      NE    SW       N    NW       N     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30    50      40    40      50    20      10    10
RAIN           C    C
RAIN SHWRS            SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC IS IS
TSTMS                               SC SC SC   SC

$$

TXZ231-292215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
343 AM CST MON DEC 29 2014

DATE             MON 12/29/14            TUE 12/30/14            WED 12/31/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      60          42          58          41          45
TEMP             38 41 56 59 53 47 42 46 45 47 56 58 53 49 47 44 43 43 45 45 44
DEWPT            31 36 39 41 42 42 42 42 43 45 46 46 44 42 41 39 36 36 34 33 32
MIN/MAX RH                   49          99          64          82          62
RH               76 82 53 51 66 83 98 87 93 93 70 64 71 77 79 82 78 75 65 63 63
WIND DIR         NW NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N
WIND SPD          1  1  2  2  2  2  2  3  4  8 10 11 10 11 11 12 13 13 12 10 10
CLOUDS           CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)         3  5  7 11 15 22 29 43 58 62 68 72 77 94 99 97100 95 95 95 95
POP 12HR                      0           5          20          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.03        0.02        0.09
RAIN                                      S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
OBVIS                              PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           1000  1400     0     0  1700  2100  1700  1200  1500  1300
T WIND DIR              E    SE    SE     E    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              2     3     4     4     9    16    20    20    20    21


DATE               THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15  SUN 01/04/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            38    45      43    60      49    63      43    63
TEMP          41   39 44 44 44   44 55 57 52   51 60 59 50   46 59 59
DEWPT         33   35 38 40 42   43 49 50 51   47 43 42 38   37 40 38
MAX/MIN RH         86    79     100    73      94    48      72    43
RH            73   83 81 85 95   97 81 79 94   86 53 53 62   70 49 47
PWIND DIR          NE    NE      NE    NW       N    NW       N     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30    40      40    40      40    10       5     5
RAIN           C    C
RAIN SHWRS            SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC
TSTMS                               SC SC SC   SC

$$

TXZ247-292215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
343 AM CST MON DEC 29 2014

DATE             MON 12/29/14            TUE 12/30/14            WED 12/31/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      56          51          60          47          51
TEMP             43 45 51 56 53 52 51 54 53 54 57 60 56 54 53 49 49 49 51 51 49
DEWPT            41 42 44 46 49 50 50 51 51 53 53 52 49 47 48 45 44 42 43 41 40
MIN/MAX RH                   67          98          75          85          69
RH               92 91 78 70 86 94 97 89 94 94 86 75 79 79 84 85 82 77 76 70 71
WIND DIR          N  N  N NE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N
WIND SPD          3  2  2  3  4  4  5  6  9 12 14 16 16 16 17 18 19 19 18 17 16
CLOUDS           SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        37 35 32 26 20 30 40 50 60 63 66 72 68 89 95 95 97 95 95 95 95
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.09
RAIN                                                  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
OBVIS                              PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT            200   700     0   300  2000  2400  2100  1500  1300  1500
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     E     E    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              5     3     6     9    16    21    24    25    26    26


DATE               THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15  SUN 01/04/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            46    55      53    63      55    64      50    61
TEMP          48   47 54 53 54   54 61 60 58   57 63 60 56   52 61 57
DEWPT         42   45 50 52 53   53 56 57 58   52 51 49 47   44 45 45
MAX/MIN RH         97    88     100    80      98    62      76    56
RH            79   93 88 96 99   96 82 88 97   85 64 68 71   75 57 64
PWIND DIR          NE    NE      NE    SW       N     N       N     N
WIND CHAR         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           40    50      40    30      40    20      10    10
RAIN           C    C
RAIN SHWRS            SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC IS IS
TSTMS                               SC SC SC   SC

$$

TXZ234-292215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
343 AM CST MON DEC 29 2014

DATE             MON 12/29/14            TUE 12/30/14            WED 12/31/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      57          42          57          41          46
TEMP             39 42 57 57 51 45 43 46 44 47 57 57 51 48 46 43 43 44 46 46 44
DEWPT            32 37 41 43 44 43 42 41 42 45 47 46 44 41 39 36 35 36 34 33 32
MIN/MAX RH                   56         100          66          77          61
RH               79 84 56 59 78 93 97 82 92 95 71 67 75 77 75 77 75 74 63 62 63
WIND DIR         NW  N NE  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N NE NE NE  N  N
WIND SPD          2  1  1  2  3  3  3  3  5  8 11 11 10 11 11 12 13 13 12 11 11
CLOUDS           FW FW SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        14 20 27 22 17 31 46 54 63 59 56 59 59 86 85 89 89 95 95 95 95
POP 12HR                      0           5           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.04
RAIN                                                              S  S  S  S  S
OBVIS                              PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     3     3     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           1100  1100     0     0  1900  2000  1700  1300  1600  1600
T WIND DIR              N     S    SE     E    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     N
T WIND SPD              3     2     3     5    11    14    17    19    19    20


DATE               THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15  SUN 01/04/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            40    48      46    62      50    64      43    62
TEMP          42   41 47 47 46   47 58 57 53   52 61 58 50   45 59 56
DEWPT         34   36 39 41 43   44 52 52 52   49 48 47 42   39 41 40
MAX/MIN RH         84    73      96    75      96    57      77    47
RH            73   83 74 82 87   91 81 84 96   89 62 65 73   77 51 54
PWIND DIR          NE    NE      NE     S       N    NW       N     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20    40      50    50      50    20      10    10
RAIN           S    S
RAIN SHWRS            SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC IS IS
TSTMS                               SC SC SC   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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