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FOUS54 KCRP 290912
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
312 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

TXZ245-292245-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
312 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

DATE             THU 01/29/15            FRI 01/30/15            SAT 01/31/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      74          53          61          53          66
TEMP          56 55 59 70 74 67 62 58 56 54 55 58 59 59 56 55 54 53 56 63 66 63
DEWPT         54 54 57 59 60 57 56 53 52 48 47 48 49 50 50 51 51 51 54 57 58 58
MIN/MAX RH                   62          86          67          94          76
RH            95 96 93 68 64 70 81 83 86 78 75 68 69 71 82 87 89 92 92 81 76 83
WIND DIR       S  S SE  S SE SE  E NE  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  2  2  4  5  5  3  3  5 11 11  9 10 10 11 12 11 10 11 12 12 11
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     46 46 38 37 28 32 40 42 68 85 86 91 94 91 92 93 92 89 91 88 87 86
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          10          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.06
RAIN SHWRS                                                       SC SC SC SC SC
OBVIS         PF  F PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     3     3     2     3     3
MIXING HGT           2300  3000  2000  1000  1700  2000  1700   800  3100  3100
T WIND DIR              S     S     E    NE    NE     E     E    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             18     6     5    12    17    12    18    18    23    26
DENSE FOG      Y  Y


DATE               SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            58    67      43    53      42    57      47    62
TEMP          59   58 65 60 48   43 51 50 44   42 54 54 49   47 59 58
DEWPT         58   56 60 53 45   39 38 37 40   40 46 48 47   46 51 50
MAX/MIN RH         99    70      92    55      95    69      97    67
RH            95   94 84 76 89   85 61 62 84   94 74 78 94   96 75 74
PWIND DIR          SE    SE       N     N      NE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           50    50      20    10      20    30      30    20
RAIN                         S    S
RAIN SHWRS    SC   SC SC SC               IS   IS SC SC SC   SC IS IS

$$

TXZ231-292245-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
312 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

DATE             THU 01/29/15            FRI 01/30/15            SAT 01/31/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      79          52          63          52          68
TEMP          54 53 59 74 79 72 63 59 56 53 54 59 61 60 55 54 53 52 56 65 68 65
DEWPT         54 53 57 60 59 58 55 52 49 45 44 45 48 48 49 49 50 51 54 57 58 58
MIN/MAX RH                   51          77          59          98          71
RH           100100 94 61 52 61 75 77 77 74 70 59 63 67 79 85 90 97 94 77 71 78
WIND DIR      SE  S  S  S SE  E  E NE  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  5  5  5  5  5  4  5  9 11 11  9  9  9  8  8  8  9 11 12 12 11
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     48 48 37 40 35 41 53 65 75 87 88 91 90 90 92 94 93 91 91 89 88 89
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          20          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.10
RAIN                                                        S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                       SC SC SC SC SC
OBVIS         F+ F+ PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     3     3     3     2     2     3     3
MIXING HGT           2800  2800  2500  1000  1900  2200  1900   900  3500  3500
T WIND DIR              S    SE     E    NE     E     E     E    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             17     8    11    16    16    13    18    20    28    29
DENSE FOG      Y  Y


DATE               SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            59    69      43    55      40    60      44    67
TEMP          61   59 66 61 48   43 52 50 43   40 55 55 47   44 62 61
DEWPT         58   57 60 52 43   37 35 34 37   36 44 46 45   44 51 50
MAX/MIN RH         97    66      84    46      89    59      98    57
RH            92   93 81 71 81   78 53 54 80   88 65 70 93   97 68 66
PWIND DIR          SE    SW       N     N       E    SE      SE     E
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           50    30      10    10      20    20      20    10
RAIN SHWRS    SC   SC SC SC               IS   IS IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ247-292245-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
312 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

DATE             THU 01/29/15            FRI 01/30/15            SAT 01/31/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      71          54          61          54          64
TEMP          57 56 59 68 71 65 61 59 57 55 56 59 60 59 57 56 55 54 57 62 64 62
DEWPT         55 55 57 59 60 57 57 54 53 49 48 49 49 51 52 53 53 53 55 57 58 58
MIN/MAX RH                   67          87          68          95          79
RH            95 96 92 73 69 76 84 84 87 80 75 70 69 73 84 90 92 94 93 83 79 85
WIND DIR       S  S SE SE  E  E  E NE  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       5  3  2  3  5  5  3  3  4 11 13 11 12 12 13 13 12 11 12 12 12 12
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     38 38 36 35 31 32 43 39 67 85 85 90 91 91 92 93 92 89 91 87 86 84
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          10          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.05
RAIN SHWRS                                                       SC SC SC SC SC
OBVIS         PF  F PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     3     3     2     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           2000  2700  1700  1100  1800  2000  1900  1100  3000  2900
T WIND DIR              S     S     E    NE    NE     E     E     E    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             18     8     6    12    18    14    18    18    23    26
DENSE FOG      Y  Y


DATE               SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            58    66      45    53      45    57      49    62
TEMP          59   58 64 60 49   45 51 51 47   45 55 55 51   49 59 59
DEWPT         58   57 59 53 46   40 39 38 41   42 47 48 49   48 51 51
MAX/MIN RH         99    72      92    56      92    70      94    69
RH            97   96 84 78 90   84 62 61 80   91 75 78 92   93 75 75
PWIND DIR          SE    SE       N     N      NE     E       E    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           50    40      20    10      20    30      30    20
RAIN                         S    S
RAIN SHWRS    SC   SC SC SC               IS   IS SC SC SC   SC IS IS

$$

TXZ234-292245-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
312 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

DATE             THU 01/29/15            FRI 01/30/15            SAT 01/31/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      77          51          61          48          64
TEMP          54 54 59 72 77 71 62 57 54 52 53 58 59 57 52 51 49 48 52 61 64 62
DEWPT         54 54 58 61 60 57 54 51 47 44 44 46 48 47 46 45 45 46 51 55 57 57
MIN/MAX RH                   55          79          64          98          76
RH           100100 97 68 56 60 75 79 78 73 71 64 67 68 78 82 86 94 95 81 76 83
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SE NE  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       5  4  4  4  4  4  2  3 10 11 10  8  8  6  8  8  8  8 10 12 11 10
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     47 47 38 41 33 39 56 67 76 86 89 94 94 90 92 94 93 90 90 91 91 89
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          20          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01        0.09
RAIN                                                        S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                       SC SC SC SC SC
OBVIS         F+ F+ PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     3     2     2     2     2     2     3
MIXING HGT           2700  2900  2400   700  1700  1900  1500   400  2700  2700
T WIND DIR             SW     S    NE    NE    NE     E     E    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             17     5     5    16    13    10    18    17    20    26
DENSE FOG      Y  Y


DATE               SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            57    67      42    53      39    58      45    64
TEMP          58   57 65 60 47   42 51 49 42   39 54 54 47   45 60 59
DEWPT         57   56 62 51 43   37 37 36 37   37 44 46 45   44 51 49
MAX/MIN RH        100    68      86    52      92    64     100    62
RH            96   98 90 71 86   82 59 59 82   91 69 75 93   99 72 70
PWIND DIR          SE    SW       N     N      NE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV B2 B2   B1 SC SC B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           50    60      20    10      20    30      30    20
RAIN                         S    S
RAIN SHWRS    SC   SC NM NM               IS   IS SC SC SC   SC 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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