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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
301 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

TXZ245-052230-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
301 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

DATE             THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16            SAT 05/07/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      84          65          83          68          80
TEMP          64 64 72 82 84 81 76 71 66 66 74 82 81 79 73 72 69 68 78 80 80 78
DEWPT         60 59 59 58 55 59 60 60 60 58 58 59 60 61 61 62 62 63 64 62 61 62
MIN/MAX RH                   38          82          45          84          52
RH            88 85 63 44 38 48 57 69 80 77 58 46 49 55 66 74 77 83 62 55 53 60
WIND DIR       W NW NW NW NE SE  E NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD       6  5  4  3  4  3  4  2  3  5  5  5  9  9  9  9  8  9 11 13 14 14
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)      3  3  0  0  0  7  0 10  8  6  8  9 10 12 20 27 36 28 34 24 35 32
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           4200  3700   600   300  4100  4000  2100   600    MM    MM
T WIND DIR             NW    NE     E     E     E    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD              8     6     5     8    10    13    14    12


DATE          SUN 05/08/16 MON 05/09/16 TUE 05/10/16 WED 05/11/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            72      81      75      82      76      84      75      83
TEMP          73 73 80 76 75 76 81 77 76 76 83 80 76 75 83 80
DEWPT         66 66 67 67 69 71 71 72 74 74 74 73 75 74 74 73
MAX/MIN RH         88      61      93      70      97      71      95      70
RH            80 79 65 73 82 86 73 86 94 94 75 80 95 95 74 80
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      10      10      30      10      20      20      10
RAIN SHWRS                      SC SC       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                           SC SC       IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-052230-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
301 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

DATE             THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16            SAT 05/07/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      89          58          89          61          87
TEMP          57 59 72 85 89 85 76 66 59 60 72 86 88 84 70 66 64 62 77 85 87 81
DEWPT         52 52 51 50 49 51 55 56 55 54 53 53 54 54 59 61 59 60 62 60 59 60
MIN/MAX RH                   26          90          30          96          38
RH            84 76 48 30 26 31 47 69 88 82 51 33 31 36 68 85 87 94 62 44 38 49
WIND DIR      SW NW  N  N NE NE  E  E SE  E SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  3  3  2  4  4  4  3  3  3  4  5  8 10  8  6  5  5  9 12 14 14
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)      3  4  0  1  2 10  1 12 10  8  8  9  9  8 23 38 45 37 48 30 37 23
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     4     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           6600  6100  2900   200  5600  6700  4800   200    MM    MM
T WIND DIR              N    NE     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              5     8     8     5     8    13    12     9


DATE          SUN 05/08/16 MON 05/09/16 TUE 05/10/16 WED 05/11/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            68      88      72      93      72      92      73      91
TEMP          70 69 87 82 74 72 90 89 75 73 91 86 77 73 89 85
DEWPT         65 65 64 65 67 68 67 67 72 71 71 70 72 72 73 70
MAX/MIN RH         94      44      94      44      97      51      99      50
RH            83 86 46 55 80 88 48 48 90 94 51 60 87 96 59 61
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      10      10      20      10      30      20      10
RAIN SHWRS                      IS IS       SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                           IS IS       SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ247-052230-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
301 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

DATE             THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16            SAT 05/07/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      82          68          82          70          80
TEMP          68 66 73 80 82 79 77 74 69 68 74 81 81 78 75 72 71 71 77 78 80 77
DEWPT         62 61 60 59 58 61 62 62 61 60 60 61 61 61 62 63 62 64 63 63 61 63
MIN/MAX RH                   44          77          50          80          52
RH            84 84 65 49 44 54 59 66 75 74 61 51 52 55 64 72 74 80 64 60 53 63
WIND DIR       W  W NW NW NE SE  E NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       6  6  5  3  4  4  4  2  4  6  6  6  9 10 10 11 10 10 12 13 14 16
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)      3  3  0  0  0  7  0 10  8  6  7  9 13 16 22 28 38 31 38 27 37 36
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           2700  2300   600   500  3100  3000  2400  2100    MM    MM
T WIND DIR             NW     E     E     E     E    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              9     8     8     9    11    13    16    17


DATE          SUN 05/08/16 MON 05/09/16 TUE 05/10/16 WED 05/11/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            74      80      76      81      77      82      76      82
TEMP          74 74 80 77 77 78 80 77 78 77 82 80 78 76 81 80
DEWPT         67 67 67 68 69 72 72 73 74 74 74 74 75 74 74 74
MAX/MIN RH         84      64      92      74      94      75      94      75
RH            77 77 68 74 79 84 78 87 89 92 78 81 92 94 80 83
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         15>     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      10      10      20      10      20      20      10
RAIN SHWRS                      IS IS       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                           IS IS       IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-052230-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
301 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

DATE             THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16            SAT 05/07/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      86          57          85          61          83
TEMP          57 59 71 83 85 81 74 65 58 59 71 84 84 80 69 65 64 62 76 82 83 78
DEWPT         55 54 54 54 53 56 57 57 56 54 53 54 57 58 60 61 60 60 63 60 58 61
MIN/MAX RH                   32          92          36          93          43
RH            93 83 55 36 32 42 56 73 91 83 53 36 41 47 75 87 88 90 64 47 43 55
WIND DIR       W NW  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE
WIND SPD       4  4  4  3  4  5  4  3  3  4  4  5  8 10  6  5  4  5  9 12 12 12
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)      3  3  0  0  0  8  0 11 10  8  9 10 10  9 17 25 33 25 28 18 29 27
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     5     5     5     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           5800  4900   400   100  5100  5400  3700   100    MM    MM
T WIND DIR              N     N    NE     E     E    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD              6     8     8     6     9    13    11     6


DATE          SUN 05/08/16 MON 05/09/16 TUE 05/10/16 WED 05/11/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            68      83      72      85      74      87      73      87
TEMP          69 68 83 78 72 73 83 81 75 74 86 82 76 73 85 82
DEWPT         64 65 65 65 67 69 69 71 73 73 72 72 73 73 72 71
MAX/MIN RH         95      53      94      58      99      59      97      57
RH            83 88 56 65 84 89 61 70 93 96 62 70 92 99 65 68
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      10      10      30      10      30      20      10
RAIN SHWRS                      SC SC       SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                           SC SC       SC SC 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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