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FOUS54 KCRP 310821
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
321 AM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

TXZ245-312215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
321 AM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

DATE             FRI 07/31/15            SAT 08/01/15            SUN 08/02/15
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          76          93          76          92
TEMP          76 75 82 88 90 87 83 80 78 76 86 92 93 87 83 81 77 77 84 91 91 86
DEWPT         74 74 75 74 74 75 77 77 75 75 75 73 72 72 74 75 75 74 73 72 72 73
MIN/MAX RH                   59          95          50          93          53
RH            92 96 78 63 59 69 82 89 89 95 70 54 50 63 74 83 92 89 69 54 56 66
WIND DIR       W  W  W SE  S  S  S SW  W  W NW SE SE  S  S  S SW SW  W  S SE  S
WIND SPD       3  2  4  4  5  5  3  2  2  2  4  4  8  8  5  4  2  3  3  5  9  9
HEAT INDEX          88 97 99 96 91 83       94100100 93 90 86       90 99 98 94
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC
CLOUDS(%)     44 43 48 53 51 50 43 37 41 45 44 43 40 37 33 30 31 33 32 31 21 30
POP 12HR                     30          20          20          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.02        0.04           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     3     2     2     2     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           4900  4400  1600   600  6000  5200  2300   700  4800  4300
T WIND DIR              W     S    SW     W    NW    SE     S    SW    SW    SE
T WIND SPD              6    10     5     3     4     9    10     5     6    16


DATE          MON 08/03/15 TUE 08/04/15 WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15
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      91      79      91      79      91      79      91
TEMP          81 79 91 86 81 80 91 86 81 80 91 86 81 80 91 85
DEWPT         76 75 75 76 77 76 74 75 77 76 75 76 77 76 75 76
MAX/MIN RH         94      59      93      58      93      61      93      61
RH            86 89 60 72 88 89 59 70 87 89 62 72 87 89 61 74
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10       5       5      10      10       5       5

$$

TXZ231-312215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
321 AM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

DATE             FRI 07/31/15            SAT 08/01/15            SUN 08/02/15
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                      98          75         100          75         100
TEMP          74 72 83 94 98 95 83 79 77 76 87 97100 97 89 81 75 77 87 97100 96
DEWPT         69 72 71 70 69 70 69 72 71 71 72 70 66 66 68 70 70 70 67 65 64 66
MIN/MAX RH                   39          87          32          86          31
RH            87 99 67 45 39 44 62 80 80 86 61 42 33 37 50 70 85 80 53 35 31 37
WIND DIR      SW  W NW  E  E SE  S  S SW SW NE  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD       2  1  4  5  5  4  3  2  1  1  4  3  4  6  5  3  2  2  2  5  6 10
HEAT INDEX          88100105101 87          94104105101 94 84       89100103 99
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC
CLOUDS(%)     40 37 42 47 48 49 46 43 45 46 45 44 47 50 42 34 33 32 31 30 19 27
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.02        0.04           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     2     2     2     2     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     5     6     6     5     5     6
MIXING HGT           9500  8700  4200   500  8500  9700  6900  1100  5400  6700
T WIND DIR              N    SE     S     W     N     E    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD              6    10     5     2     4     8     9     4     5    13


DATE          MON 08/03/15 TUE 08/04/15 WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15
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      98      76      99      76      99      77      99
TEMP          81 77 96 93 82 78 97 93 82 78 97 93 82 79 98 93
DEWPT         73 73 68 69 75 74 70 70 75 74 69 71 75 75 69 70
MAX/MIN RH         94      38      95      39      96      38      95      38
RH            75 88 40 47 80 88 41 48 80 88 40 48 80 88 40 47
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR            0       5       5       5       0       5       0       5

$$

TXZ247-312215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
321 AM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

DATE             FRI 07/31/15            SAT 08/01/15            SUN 08/02/15
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                      85          77          89          79          90
TEMP          79 78 82 84 85 84 81 80 79 77 84 88 89 86 84 83 80 79 84 89 89 85
DEWPT         75 76 76 76 76 76 76 78 77 76 76 76 76 75 76 76 76 75 74 74 74 75
MIN/MAX RH                   73          97          65          89          60
RH            89 92 83 76 73 78 85 92 93 97 77 69 65 69 76 81 87 87 73 61 63 71
WIND DIR       W  W  W SE  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  S SE  S  S  S SW SW  W  S SE  S
WIND SPD       5  4  4  4  6  8  4  4  3  3  4  5  8  8  6  5  4  4  3  5  9  9
HEAT INDEX          88 93 94 92 88 84       92 99100 94 93 91 86    92 99 98 94
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     45 48 52 56 53 50 44 38 41 45 44 43 40 37 34 31 32 33 32 32 26 29
POP 12HR                     30          20          20          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.02        0.04           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     3     2     2     2     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           1400  1300   700   800  1600  1500  1500  1500  3900  3600
T WIND DIR             SW     S    SW     W    SW     S     S    SW    SW    SE
T WIND SPD              6    12     9     8     4    12    11     9     8    16


DATE          MON 08/03/15 TUE 08/04/15 WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15
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            81      89      81      89      81      89      81      90
TEMP          83 81 89 86 83 82 89 86 83 82 89 86 83 82 89 86
DEWPT         77 76 76 76 77 77 76 75 77 77 76 76 77 77 77 76
MAX/MIN RH         88      66      88      64      88      66      88      67
RH            82 86 67 73 84 85 65 72 84 86 67 74 83 86 67 75
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5      10      10       5       5

$$

TXZ234-312215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
321 AM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

DATE             FRI 07/31/15            SAT 08/01/15            SUN 08/02/15
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                      97          75         100          74          98
TEMP          75 73 85 94 97 93 85 81 78 75 88 97100 95 87 80 74 76 86 96 97 93
DEWPT         72 73 72 70 69 73 75 75 75 74 72 68 65 68 72 74 74 72 70 67 67 68
MIN/MAX RH                   40          98          33          98          37
RH            91 99 65 45 40 51 72 84 90 95 60 39 33 42 60 82 97 88 58 40 37 45
WIND DIR       W  W NW NE  E  S  S SW  W NW  N  E  E SE  S  S  W SW NW SE SE  S
WIND SPD       3  2  5  4  4  5  4  2  1  1  4  3  6  6  5  3  2  2  3  4  6 10
HEAT INDEX          91101103102 93 87       95102103100 94          90100102 97
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC
CLOUDS(%)     41 36 41 46 48 51 42 34 41 48 46 44 43 42 36 30 32 34 32 31 15 27
POP 12HR                     30          20          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.17        0.02        0.05           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     3     2     2     2     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     6     6     6     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           8100  7900  5500   500  7300  7000  5500   300  6200  6100
T WIND DIR              N     N    SW     W    NW     E     S    SW     W    SE
T WIND SPD              6     4     4     2     5    10     8     3     5    12


DATE          MON 08/03/15 TUE 08/04/15 WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15
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      96      76      96      76      96      77      96
TEMP          80 77 95 89 79 78 95 89 80 78 95 90 80 79 95 89
DEWPT         75 74 70 71 76 75 71 71 76 75 71 72 76 75 71 72
MAX/MIN RH        100      44     100      44     100      44      99      45
RH            86 92 45 55 92 92 46 57 89 91 45 56 89 89 46 58
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10       5       5       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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