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FOUS54 KCRP 070836
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
336 AM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

TXZ245-072230-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
336 AM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

DATE             TUE 07/07/15            WED 07/08/15            THU 07/09/15
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                      88          79          88          78          89
TEMP          81 80 85 87 87 84 83 82 81 80 83 87 86 85 83 80 78 78 84 89 88 85
DEWPT         78 77 76 76 76 77 78 77 76 76 76 76 75 76 77 77 76 76 76 76 75 75
MIN/MAX RH                   69          88          68          96          65
RH            92 89 75 69 72 78 86 85 87 88 79 69 72 74 82 89 95 93 78 66 66 74
WIND DIR       S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       9 10 12 13 14 12 11 11 10  9 13 14 14 16 11 11 10  8 11 12 14 11
HEAT INDEX    85 86 95 98 97 94 93 90 87    91 98 95 95 91 87       93101 99 93
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC SC B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     56 70 70 40 40 40 43 49 70 70 58 34 28 26 22 24 42 44 53 31 20 20
POP 12HR                     20           5           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     5     5     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           3300  3200  2800  2000  2600  2600  2300  1600  2900  2800
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             23    25    20    17    23    26    25    21    18    17


DATE          FRI 07/10/15 SAT 07/11/15 SUN 07/12/15 MON 07/13/15
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            78      89      78      89      77      90      77      90
TEMP          80 79 89 84 79 79 89 84 80 78 89 86 80 78 89 86
DEWPT         75 76 75 75 75 75 75 74 76 75 74 74 75 74 73 74
MAX/MIN RH         95      64      92      64      96      61      93      59
RH            87 91 65 74 89 88 65 72 90 92 62 68 86 89 60 67
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR            5      10       5      10       5      10       5       5

$$

TXZ231-072230-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
336 AM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

DATE             TUE 07/07/15            WED 07/08/15            THU 07/09/15
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                      93          75          93          75          94
TEMP          78 77 85 92 92 87 82 80 77 75 79 86 93 89 84 79 75 77 85 93 94 89
DEWPT         76 76 78 73 76 74 77 76 76 74 76 71 73 73 74 74 74 74 75 72 71 70
MIN/MAX RH                   53          98          51          97          47
RH            95 96 80 54 59 66 86 88 98 98 91 60 51 60 72 86 96 91 71 50 48 53
WIND DIR      SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       5  8 13 13 14 13 10  6  8  6 16 14 17 18 12 10  8  8 11 13 16 13
HEAT INDEX          96101104 96 90             91102 96 90          93101101 94
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC SC B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     57 70 70 40 40 40 43 49 70 70 58 34 24 16 15 22 39 36 42 29 22 17
POP 12HR                     10           5           5           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           4500  4400  3300  1300  5200  4900  3200  1600  4600  4400
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             21    25    17    11    25    29    28    23    20    24


DATE          FRI 07/10/15 SAT 07/11/15 SUN 07/12/15 MON 07/13/15
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            75      93      75      93      73      95      74      97
TEMP          78 77 92 88 77 77 92 90 78 75 93 92 79 75 94 93
DEWPT         74 73 70 71 75 74 71 71 74 73 70 70 75 74 69 68
MAX/MIN RH         97      47     100      48     100      44     100      39
RH            86 89 49 58 91 92 52 52 88 93 48 50 87 94 44 44
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR            0       5       0      10       5      10       5       5

$$

TXZ247-072230-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
336 AM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

DATE             TUE 07/07/15            WED 07/08/15            THU 07/09/15
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                      87          81          87          79          88
TEMP          83 82 85 85 86 85 85 84 82 81 83 85 85 83 82 81 79 80 84 88 87 85
DEWPT         78 76 76 76 77 76 78 77 76 76 75 76 76 76 77 77 77 76 76 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   74          84          74          92          69
RH            87 85 76 75 74 75 80 80 80 84 78 75 75 81 86 89 91 90 79 70 71 75
WIND DIR       S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      11 12 12 13 14 13 13 13 12 11 14 14 14 16 13 13 12  9 11 12 14 11
HEAT INDEX    91 89 95 95 97 95 96 93 90 87 90 94 94 91 90 88       93 99 98 94
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC SC B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     56 70 70 40 40 40 43 49 70 70 58 34 28 25 23 23 44 44 43 30 22 21
POP 12HR                     20           5           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     4     4     5     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           2800  2700  2500  2200  1800  2500  2300  1600  2300  2300
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             24    25    24    23    24    25    25    21    18    17


DATE          FRI 07/10/15 SAT 07/11/15 SUN 07/12/15 MON 07/13/15
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            79      88      80      87      79      88      79      88
TEMP          81 80 87 84 81 81 87 84 81 80 87 85 81 79 87 85
DEWPT         76 76 75 75 76 75 76 75 76 76 74 75 75 74 74 74
MAX/MIN RH         91      66      86      69      90      66      87      64
RH            83 88 67 73 83 83 69 74 86 87 66 72 82 85 64 70
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR            5      10       5      10       5      10       5       5

$$

TXZ234-072230-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
336 AM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

DATE             TUE 07/07/15            WED 07/08/15            THU 07/09/15
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                      90          77          91          75          91
TEMP          79 80 86 90 89 85 81 79 78 77 82 88 90 86 82 78 75 77 84 91 90 85
DEWPT         78 76 77 75 75 76 77 77 76 75 75 73 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 73 73 73
MIN/MAX RH                   60          95          57         100          55
RH            95 88 74 61 63 74 89 94 93 93 78 60 59 69 80 90100 95 76 57 58 66
WIND DIR      SE  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       5  8 12 13 16 13  8  8  6  6 13 14 16 16  9  8  6  5 10 12 13 11
HEAT INDEX       87 97101100 94 88          89 96 99 95 89          92 99 99 92
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     61 70 70 40 40 40 46 57 70 70 58 34 27 22 21 26 41 40 45 28 18 18
POP 12HR                     20           5           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           4200  4100  3200  1700  4400  4100  2500  1600  4200  4000
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE
T WIND SPD             21    26    16    12    24    27    23    19    17    17


DATE          FRI 07/10/15 SAT 07/11/15 SUN 07/12/15 MON 07/13/15
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            75      91      75      92      74      92      74      94
TEMP          77 77 91 86 78 77 91 86 78 76 91 89 78 76 93 89
DEWPT         74 74 72 73 75 75 74 73 74 74 73 73 74 74 72 72
MAX/MIN RH         98      54      99      55     100      53     100      49
RH            92 92 55 66 91 92 57 65 88 95 56 59 89 92 52 56
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR            5      10       5      10       5      10       5       5

$$

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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