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FOUS54 KCRP 270841
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
341 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

TXZ245-272215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
341 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

DATE             FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16            SUN 05/29/16
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                      83          79          84          77          85
TEMP          79 80 82 83 82 81 80 79 79 79 82 84 83 82 80 79 78 78 83 85 85 82
DEWPT         77 76 76 76 75 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH                   78          90          75          92          72
RH            88 90 83 79 80 84 86 90 90 90 82 77 80 82 87 89 90 91 78 73 74 80
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      12 14 17 17 17 17 12 12 12  9 10 12 12 13 11 10  9  8 10 11 12 11
HEAT INDEX          89 91 89 86 83          90 93 91 88             90 93 93 89
CLOUDS        OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     95 91 81 76 77 74 72 58 60 67 57 47 46 52 58 65 69 72 69 65 64 62
POP 12HR                     50          20          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.19        0.03        0.04           0        0.05
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     2     2     2     2     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  6     4     4     4     5     5     5     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3700  3600  2300  1700  3400  3100  2000  1800  3700  3500
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             28    28    23    23    19    20    19    16    14    18


DATE          MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16 THU 06/02/16
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            76      85      76      87      77      86      76      87
TEMP          78 77 85 82 78 76 85 82 78 77 86 81 78 76 87 84
DEWPT         74 73 74 74 74 73 74 74 74 73 74 74 74 74 73 73
MAX/MIN RH         91      71      91      67      89      67      93      64
RH            89 89 71 77 87 90 70 76 87 89 69 79 90 92 64 69
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10      20      10      20      20      30      30      40
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS               IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-272215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
341 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

DATE             FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16            SUN 05/29/16
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                      90          77          90          76          91
TEMP          77 77 84 88 90 87 82 79 77 77 83 88 90 84 79 77 76 77 84 90 90 85
DEWPT         75 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 74 74 73 74 75 75 74 73 73 71 71
MIN/MAX RH                   61          96          59          95          55
RH            89 91 75 64 61 66 80 88 93 96 76 64 59 69 85 93 94 92 71 58 55 63
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       9  9 12 13  9 11 11  9  8  4  9 10 11 13 11  9  6  5  8 11 12 11
HEAT INDEX          91 98101 97 88          90 97 99 91             91 98 97 91
CLOUDS        OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     93 70 73 75 54 54 46 50 59 67 67 68 68 71 67 63 68 74 72 70 61 52
POP 12HR                     40          20          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.16        0.03        0.12        0.01        0.05
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     2     2     3     3     2     1     2     2
HAINES                  5     5     6     6     5     5     5     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           4900  5900  2000   800  4900  4600  3000  1500  4400  4300
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             21    21    20    17    14    20    18    12    14    19


DATE          MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16 THU 06/02/16
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            75      90      74      91      73      89      72      90
TEMP          76 75 88 86 75 75 90 85 75 74 88 84 74 73 89 86
DEWPT         74 73 72 72 73 73 72 72 73 73 73 74 73 72 71 71
MAX/MIN RH         95      56      98      55      99      60     100      54
RH            92 92 59 63 93 97 58 65 96 97 62 72 97 98 56 62
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           20      20      20      30      30      40      40      40
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ247-272215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
341 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

DATE             FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16            SUN 05/29/16
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                      83          80          84          79          84
TEMP          80 81 82 83 82 81 81 80 81 80 82 84 83 81 80 80 80 79 82 83 84 81
DEWPT         77 76 76 76 75 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH                   79          89          79          90          76
RH            85 87 83 80 81 82 84 88 87 88 83 79 81 84 89 89 88 89 79 78 76 83
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      17 17 18 18 18 18 16 14 16 10 11 12 12 14 13 12 11 10 11 12 12 12
HEAT INDEX    88 87 89 90 89 88 87    87 86 90 93 91 87             89 91 92 87
CLOUDS        OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     94 91 82 71 75 74 68 56 60 67 57 47 46 50 56 63 67 71 68 66 63 62
POP 12HR                     40          20          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.17        0.02        0.03           0        0.04
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     2     2     2     2     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  6     4     3     4     5     5     5     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3200  3100  2300  2100  2800  2200  2000  2200  3200  3000
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             31    31    25    24    21    21    20    17    16    18


DATE          MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16 THU 06/02/16
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            77      84      77      87      78      85      77      85
TEMP          80 77 84 81 78 78 86 82 80 78 85 81 78 78 85 83
DEWPT         75 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 75 74 74 74 75 74 74 73
MAX/MIN RH         89      73      89      67      88      70      91      68
RH            86 89 73 80 89 88 68 77 85 87 71 80 90 88 69 73
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10      20      10      20      20      30      30      40
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS               IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ234-272215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
341 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

DATE             FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16            SUN 05/29/16
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          76          87          75          87
TEMP          77 77 81 84 83 82 79 77 76 77 83 87 86 83 79 77 76 76 83 87 86 83
DEWPT         76 75 75 75 74 74 74 74 75 75 76 76 75 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 73
MIN/MAX RH                   74          96          67          96          65
RH            93 92 80 74 74 78 87 92 95 95 78 70 71 75 86 91 94 93 74 66 66 71
WIND DIR      SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       8 11 14 14 14 14  8  9  6  5  8 10 11 12  9  6  4  5  8 10 11 10
HEAT INDEX          87 92 90 87             91 97 95 90             90 95 94 89
CLOUDS        OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     92 92 72 83 84 74 75 66 66 67 60 52 50 53 58 62 70 78 73 67 62 56
POP 12HR                     60          30          30          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.40        0.06        0.07           0        0.05
RAIN SHWRS    SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     4     4     3     3     3     3     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  6     3     5     4     4     5     5     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           4200  4500  1800   700  3900  3600  2500  1000  4400  4100
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             25    26    16    13    14    19    12     8    12    18


DATE          MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16 THU 06/02/16
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            75      87      74      87      74      87      73      87
TEMP          76 75 86 83 75 74 86 83 76 74 86 83 75 73 86 83
DEWPT         73 73 73 73 72 72 73 73 73 72 74 73 73 72 72 72
MAX/MIN RH         95      63      96      63      95      65      99      62
RH            90 93 64 72 91 94 65 72 91 94 67 73 95 98 64 70
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2
POP 12HR           10      20      20      30      20      40      30      40
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS               IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC 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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