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FOUS54 KCRP 291948
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
248 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

TXZ245-301030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
248 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

DATE           03/29/15      MON 03/30/15            TUE 03/31/15            WED
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                      66          78          66          78          65
TEMP          80 76 70 68 67 66 71 77 78 75 70 68 67 66 71 76 78 74 69 67 66 65
DEWPT         64 64 64 64 65 64 66 66 66 65 65 65 65 64 65 67 67 66 66 65 65 65
MAX/MIN RH                   95          66          93          69          98
RH            58 67 81 87 93 95 83 70 66 72 85 88 93 93 82 72 69 77 89 92 95 98
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD      18 17 11 11  6  6  8 11 10  8  6  6  6  8  9 10 11 11  9  8  6  8
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     18 34 35 29 46 52 56 53 52 35 41 43 61 79 77 76 78 81 82 83 81 80
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          20          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.19
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2000  1400  2800  2600  1800  1700  2000  2000  1500   900
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             34    25    16    17    18    18    17    19    17    12


DATE           04/01 THU 04/02/15 FRI 04/03/15 SAT 04/04/15 SUN 04/05/15
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            75      66      77      67      78      65      72      63      74
TEMP          74 72 68 66 76 74 69 67 77 75 68 65 71 69 65 63 73 72
DEWPT         67 67 66 66 68 68 66 66 69 67 65 60 59 59 57 58 63 64
MIN/MAX RH         79      99      75      98      72      92      63      85      70
RH            80 83 94 99 79 81 92 98 76 79 91 83 65 70 77 85 71 77
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       E      NE      NE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           50      10       5       5      10      20      30      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC                         IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC                                     IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ231-301030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
248 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

DATE           03/29/15      MON 03/30/15            TUE 03/31/15            WED
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                      63          84          65          81          63
TEMP          87 80 70 67 65 63 72 82 84 79 71 68 66 65 72 79 81 76 69 67 65 63
DEWPT         59 62 63 63 64 63 65 66 65 65 65 64 64 64 64 65 66 66 65 64 64 63
MAX/MIN RH                  100          53          96          60         100
RH            40 55 79 87 97100 79 60 53 63 83 87 93 96 78 64 60 71 88 92 98100
WIND DIR       S SE SE  S SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      18 18 12  9  5  5  8 10  9 10  9  6  5  6  8 10 11 10  8  5  4  5
HEAT INDEX                         84 86                      83
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     10 31 35 29 51 53 48 49 45 46 52 47 63 79 80 82 82 82 84 85 82 77
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          20          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.22
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
OBVIS                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     4     4
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2600  1200  3200  3200  2800  1400  3100  3200  2800  1200
T WIND DIR              S     S     S    SE     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             29    20    16    14    19    20    16    19    13     9


DATE           04/01 THU 04/02/15 FRI 04/03/15 SAT 04/04/15 SUN 04/05/15
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            82      64      86      66      84      64      72      60      75
TEMP          80 77 67 64 83 80 69 66 82 78 67 64 71 68 62 60 73 72
DEWPT         67 67 65 64 69 67 66 66 69 67 62 57 54 57 55 55 60 62
MIN/MAX RH         57     100      57     100      59      84      56      85      63
RH            64 71 95100 62 66 91100 64 69 82 78 56 68 78 85 64 73
PWIND DIR           S      SE       S      SE      SE      NE      NE      NE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           30       5       5       5       5      20      40      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC                         IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC                                     IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ247-301030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
248 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

DATE           03/29/15      MON 03/30/15            TUE 03/31/15            WED
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                      67          76          67          77          66
TEMP          77 74 70 69 68 67 71 75 76 74 70 69 68 67 72 76 77 74 69 68 67 66
DEWPT         64 64 64 65 65 64 66 65 66 65 65 65 65 65 65 66 66 66 66 65 65 65
MAX/MIN RH                   91          70          93          69          97
RH            63 70 81 86 91 91 83 71 70 75 86 89 93 93 81 72 69 76 87 91 94 97
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD      17 17 12 12  9  8  9 10  9  8  8  8  6  9  9 10 10 11 10  9  8  9
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     19 34 31 28 45 51 56 51 49 35 40 43 60 78 77 76 79 81 82 82 79 79
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          20          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.17
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1900  1600  1800  1800  1600  1700  1400  1400  1100   800
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             34    26    17    17    18    18    17    18    18    14


DATE           04/01 THU 04/02/15 FRI 04/03/15 SAT 04/04/15 SUN 04/05/15
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            74      67      75      68      77      66      72      64      73
TEMP          73 72 68 67 74 73 69 68 75 74 68 66 71 70 65 64 72 71
DEWPT         67 66 66 67 68 68 66 67 68 67 65 61 59 59 58 60 63 63
MIN/MAX RH         81      98      78      97      74      91      64      85      71
RH            81 83 93 98 80 83 92 97 78 79 91 84 66 69 78 85 72 76
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       E      NE      NE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           50      10       5       5      10      20      30      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC                         IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC                                     IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ234-301030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
248 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

DATE           03/29/15      MON 03/30/15            TUE 03/31/15            WED
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                      62          81          64          82          64
TEMP          83 77 68 66 64 62 70 78 81 76 69 67 65 64 72 79 82 76 69 67 65 64
DEWPT         62 62 63 62 64 62 65 66 65 65 64 63 63 63 64 65 66 65 65 64 64 64
MAX/MIN RH                  100          60          96          59         100
RH            49 61 81 88 99100 83 66 60 68 83 88 94 96 78 63 59 69 87 92 97100
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD      19 17 11  6  4  5  8 10 11  9  6  5  4  6  9 10 11 11  9  6  4  6
HEAT INDEX                            83                      84
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)     14 32 38 32 53 58 58 55 50 44 40 42 62 81 79 76 78 80 84 89 89 78
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          20          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.21
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
OBVIS                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2200  1200  3500  3400  2600  1700  3500  3400  2300  1000
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             33    24    14    14    18    18    16    20    14     9


DATE           04/01 THU 04/02/15 FRI 04/03/15 SAT 04/04/15 SUN 04/05/15
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      64      81      66      82      63      72      60      75
TEMP          77 74 67 64 79 77 68 66 80 76 66 63 71 69 62 60 73 72
DEWPT         67 66 65 64 68 67 66 66 69 68 62 57 56 57 54 55 61 63
MIN/MAX RH         65     100      65     100      65      89      57      83      64
RH            72 76 94100 70 73 93100 69 75 87 83 58 66 74 83 65 75
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S      NE      NE      NE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           50      10       5       5      10      20      40      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC                         IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC                                     IS IS 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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