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FOUS54 KCRP 151922
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
222 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

TXZ245-161015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
222 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

DATE           04/15/14      WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI
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                      48          69          62          76          66
TEMP          63 62 52 51 51 50 63 67 67 64 62 64 65 64 69 74 76 73 69 68 67 66
DEWPT         26 31 36 38 41 44 48 50 52 53 56 57 59 61 63 64 65 66 66 67 66 65
MAX/MIN RH                   78          55          90          69          98
RH            24 31 55 63 69 78 60 55 58 69 80 79 83 90 82 70 69 79 92 96 98 97
WIND DIR      NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E NE
WIND SPD       9  6  5  5  8  6 11 12 12 13 11 11 10 10 10 10 12 11 10  9  9  9
CLOUDS        CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)      1  6  9  8  9 16 28 40 50 48 57 67 66 66 69 72 66 61 72 83 81 80
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     5     5     4     4     4     3     3     2
MIXING HGT           3700   500  5900  5800  5000  4200  5400  4900  2200   800
T WIND DIR              E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E
T WIND SPD              9     9    14    18    20    18    13    18    16     9


DATE           04/18 SAT 04/19/14 SUN 04/20/14 MON 04/21/14 TUE 04/22/14
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            78      67      76      68      78      70      78      69      79
TEMP          77 75 69 67 76 74 69 68 77 76 71 70 77 76 71 69 78 76
DEWPT         66 64 63 64 65 66 67 67 67 67 67 66 67 66 66 65 67 65
MIN/MAX RH         65      91      71      96      69      89      68      87      65
RH            69 70 83 91 72 78 93 96 72 74 86 89 71 73 85 87 69 68
PWIND DIR           E       E       E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      10      20      20      20      20      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                     IS IS             IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-161015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
222 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

DATE           04/15/14      WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI
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                      40          73          58          80          63
TEMP          68 66 51 45 42 41 61 69 72 69 62 60 60 59 69 78 80 75 68 66 64 63
DEWPT         20 25 30 31 33 33 42 46 49 50 53 54 56 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 63 62
MAX/MIN RH                   74          44          95          52          97
RH            16 21 45 58 69 73 51 44 44 52 74 82 87 95 72 55 53 65 86 95 97 97
WIND DIR      NE  E SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E NE
WIND SPD       5  4  5  5  4  2  9 12 14 13 10  6  5  5  8  9 10 10  8  5  5  6
CLOUDS        CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)      1  5  7  8 10 11 15 36 51 55 57 59 57 55 56 56 53 50 65 80 80 80
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     5     5     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           3700   200  6100  6100  4500  2400  5900  6800  3500   900
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E
T WIND SPD              6     4    16    19    19    14    14    16    16    10


DATE           04/18 SAT 04/19/14 SUN 04/20/14 MON 04/21/14 TUE 04/22/14
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            83      64      83      65      85      67      86      66      86
TEMP          81 77 67 64 81 77 68 65 83 79 70 67 84 80 70 66 84 80
DEWPT         64 61 61 61 63 63 66 65 66 66 66 65 67 65 65 64 65 62
MIN/MAX RH         51      90      52     100      54      94      52      91      47
RH            57 58 80 90 55 62 93100 58 64 87 94 56 61 86 91 53 53
PWIND DIR          NE       E       E      SE      SE      SE       E      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      10      20      20      20      20      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                     IS IS             IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-161015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
222 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

DATE           04/15/14      WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI
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                      53          70          64          75          67
TEMP          64 62 55 54 55 54 64 68 68 65 64 66 66 66 69 74 75 73 69 68 67 67
DEWPT         28 33 38 41 43 46 50 51 53 54 57 58 60 62 64 65 66 66 67 67 67 66
MAX/MIN RH                   73          54          87          72          98
RH            25 33 53 60 64 73 59 54 58 69 77 76 80 87 82 72 72 81 92 96 98 98
WIND DIR      NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E NE
WIND SPD      10  8  6  6  9  8 11 12 12 13 11 12 11 13 10 10 12 12 11 10  9  9
CLOUDS        CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)      1  6  8  8 11 16 23 39 49 49 58 67 66 66 68 71 67 63 72 81 80 80
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     4     4     3     3     3     2
MIXING HGT           4200  2700  5600  5600  5000  4200  4200  3900  2200  1600
T WIND DIR              E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             10    12    17    18    20    19    13    19    17    10


DATE           04/18 SAT 04/19/14 SUN 04/20/14 MON 04/21/14 TUE 04/22/14
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            77      68      75      69      77      70      77      70      78
TEMP          76 74 69 68 75 73 70 69 76 75 71 70 76 75 71 70 77 75
DEWPT         66 65 64 66 66 67 68 67 68 67 67 67 67 66 67 66 67 65
MIN/MAX RH         68      93      73      96      73      90      71      87      67
RH            73 72 84 93 74 80 93 96 75 77 86 90 74 75 85 87 71 69
PWIND DIR           E       E       E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      10      20      20      20      20      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                     IS IS             IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-161015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
222 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

DATE           04/15/14      WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI
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                      38          71          58          77          62
TEMP          65 64 47 42 40 39 60 67 69 68 59 58 59 59 67 75 77 72 66 65 63 62
DEWPT         25 30 32 32 34 34 44 47 49 51 54 55 56 58 60 62 63 64 64 64 62 61
MAX/MIN RH                   83          48          96          62          98
RH            22 27 57 68 77 81 55 48 48 56 82 88 91 96 78 64 63 74 92 97 98 97
WIND DIR       N NE  E SE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E NE
WIND SPD       8  5  3  3  3  3  8 12 13 12  9  6  5  6  9 10 11 10  8  5  5  6
CLOUDS        CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)      1  5  9  7  9 16 17 33 49 46 55 64 65 66 69 72 67 62 74 86 83 80
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     5     5     4     4     4     3     3     2
MIXING HGT           3100   100  6300  6200  5000  3100  6700  7100  2900   600
T WIND DIR              E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E
T WIND SPD              6     4    13    18    20    16    14    14    12     9


DATE           04/18 SAT 04/19/14 SUN 04/20/14 MON 04/21/14 TUE 04/22/14
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            79      62      80      67      82      67      83      67      84
TEMP          77 74 65 62 79 76 69 67 81 78 70 67 82 78 69 67 83 79
DEWPT         64 61 60 60 63 64 66 65 66 66 65 64 67 65 64 62 63 62
MIN/MAX RH         58      94      57      94      58      91      57      86      48
RH            64 65 84 94 59 65 88 94 62 67 86 91 60 64 84 86 52 56
PWIND DIR          NE       E       E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      10      20      20      20      20      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS IS IS 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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