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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
233 PM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

TXZ245-101030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
233 PM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

DATE           02/09/16      WED 02/10/16            THU 02/11/16            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
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          70          55          75          59
TEMP          67 62 55 53 50 47 54 66 70 66 62 60 58 56 62 71 75 71 66 64 62 60
DEWPT         33 38 39 44 43 43 43 42 44 47 49 53 50 51 51 54 55 57 58 58 57 57
MAX/MIN RH                   89          39          87          51          94
RH            28 41 54 73 78 86 65 43 39 51 63 77 74 84 69 55 51 61 75 82 84 92
WIND DIR      NW SW  S  S  W  S SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       5  2  2  3  3  3  3  5  6  6  8  9  6  5 10 12 13  9  8  6  5  6
CLOUDS        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)      8  0  0  0  2  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  4  9  3  0  2  4  5  6 12  8
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1600   500  2000  2000  1400   900  3200  3100  2400  1000
T WIND DIR             SW     W     W     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              6     3     4    12    17    16    18    19    13    11


DATE           02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16  MON 02/15/16  TUE 02/16/16
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      58    70      59    70      57    70      54    71
TEMP          71 70 63   58 68 67 63   59 68 67 61   57 68 66 60   55 68 68
DEWPT         58 58 58   56 57 57 57   57 58 58 59   56 55 56 57   55 60 60
MIN/MAX RH       58      94    63      94    67      95    59     100    68
RH            65 65 85   92 68 70 83   92 72 75 95   95 64 69 90  100 76 75
PWIND DIR         S       S    SE      SE     S      SE     E      SE     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0       0     5       5    10      20    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS                                      IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-101030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
233 PM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

DATE           02/09/16      WED 02/10/16            THU 02/11/16            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
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          79          49          81          54
TEMP          73 67 53 48 44 43 51 71 79 73 60 55 51 50 57 74 81 75 63 59 56 54
DEWPT         26 29 30 34 33 35 35 36 33 35 36 41 40 43 42 45 44 48 50 53 53 53
MAX/MIN RH                   76          19          78          28          99
RH            17 24 41 59 64 73 54 27 19 25 42 60 66 76 58 36 28 37 62 82 91 95
WIND DIR      NW NW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD       5  2  2  3  3  3  1  5  5  5  6  6  5  4  9 11 11  8  8  6  4  4
CLOUDS        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
CLOUDS(%)      8  0  0  0  2  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  0  0  0  0  1  4 19  7
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                                                                     PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  6     6     5     6     6     5     4     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           2100   400  5100  6100  3700  1400  5400  5400  4600  1000
T WIND DIR             SW    SW    SW     S     S     S     S     S    SE     S
T WIND SPD              5     6     9    10    12    12    17    17    12     9


DATE           02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16  MON 02/15/16  TUE 02/16/16
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          80      54    79      57    79      56    78      53    80
TEMP          74 75 59   55 73 74 61   57 73 74 60   57 73 73 58   54 74 75
DEWPT         54 51 55   52 51 49 56   56 55 54 58   54 51 52 57   54 58 57
MIN/MAX RH       38      92    36      97    43      97    39     100    46
RH            49 44 86   90 46 42 85   95 54 49 93   90 47 48 97  100 59 52
PWIND DIR         S      SE    SE      SE     S      SE     E      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0       0     0       5    10       5    10      10    10

$$

TXZ247-101030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
233 PM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

DATE           02/09/16      WED 02/10/16            THU 02/11/16            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
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          68          58          70          60
TEMP          66 62 57 55 53 50 55 65 68 66 63 61 60 58 61 67 70 68 65 64 62 61
DEWPT         37 40 42 47 46 45 45 44 48 49 51 53 52 53 53 55 56 58 59 59 58 58
MAX/MIN RH                   85          46          83          62          92
RH            35 45 56 76 79 84 69 47 48 55 65 74 75 82 74 66 63 71 81 85 87 92
WIND DIR      NW  S  S  S SW SW SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       3  3  3  4  3  3  3  5  8  9  9 11  9  8 11 10 11 10  9  8  8  8
CLOUDS        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL FW CL CL CL FW FW
CLOUDS(%)      8  0  0  0  2  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  4  7  3  3  6  5  5  5 11  8
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1200   600   900   800   900  1000  2300  2200  1700   900
T WIND DIR             SW     W    SW     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              8     5     4    11    20    21    17    18    16    14


DATE           02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16  MON 02/15/16  TUE 02/16/16
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          69      60    69      60    69      59    70      56    70
TEMP          67 67 63   60 67 67 63   61 67 67 62   59 67 67 61   57 67 68
DEWPT         59 59 59   57 58 58 58   58 59 59 60   57 56 57 58   57 60 60
MIN/MAX RH       69      92    69      91    70      95    63     100    72
RH            74 74 87   91 73 75 84   90 74 77 94   94 67 72 90  100 80 78
PWIND DIR         S       S    SE      SE     S      SE     E      SE     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0       0     5      10     5      20    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS                                      IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-101030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
233 PM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

DATE           02/09/16      WED 02/10/16            THU 02/11/16            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
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          73          50          77          55
TEMP          68 60 49 46 42 41 51 68 73 67 57 55 52 51 59 72 77 71 62 60 57 56
DEWPT         28 35 35 38 35 37 38 39 39 43 43 50 44 45 46 49 51 53 54 56 54 54
MAX/MIN RH                   90          29          84          39          98
RH            23 39 59 73 76 85 61 34 29 43 59 82 75 81 63 44 40 53 76 89 92 94
WIND DIR      NW NW SE  S  E SE  E SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD       8  4  2  3  3  3  2  6  6  8  6  8  5  4  9 14 12 10  6  5  4  3
CLOUDS        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)      8  0  0  0  2  5  2  0  0  0  0  0  4  9  3  0  0  0  7  9 15 10
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                                                                     PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  6     5     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1500   400  3300  5500  3300  1100  4300  4100  2900   600
T WIND DIR             SW    SE     S     S     S    SW    SW     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              3     4     8    10    12    12    19    23    12     6


DATE           02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16  MON 02/15/16  TUE 02/16/16
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          76      53    74      54    73      55    73      51    75
TEMP          72 70 58   54 71 69 59   55 70 68 58   55 70 67 56   52 71 70
DEWPT         57 55 56   52 54 54 55   54 56 57 58   52 52 53 55   52 59 59
MIN/MAX RH       49      96    49     100    56      99    49     100    58
RH            58 59 92   94 55 59 87   98 62 68 99   91 53 62 99  100 66 68
PWIND DIR         S       S     S      SE     S      SE     E       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0       0     5       5    10      20    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS                                      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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