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FOUS54 KCRP 011939
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
239 PM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

TXZ245-021015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
239 PM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

DATE           08/01/15      SUN 08/02/15            MON 08/03/15            TUE
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                      76          98          78          90          79
TEMP          95 91 84 82 79 76 90 97 97 91 86 83 79 79 84 89 89 86 83 82 79 80
DEWPT         72 72 74 75 74 73 72 71 71 73 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 76 76 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                   94          42          91          62          91
RH            50 54 71 80 87 92 56 43 44 56 67 79 89 89 71 63 62 68 82 83 87 90
WIND DIR       E  E SE SE  E  N NE  E SE SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       9  9  5  3  2  2  3  5  8  9  8  6  5  4  5  8  9 10  9  8  6  5
HEAT INDEX   103 98 91 88       97105105 99 95 90       93 99100 97 89 90 87
CLOUDS        SC FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     32 24 25 27 27 28 26 24 25 25 26 26 34 42 43 43 43 42 40 38 43 47
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.10           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS                                     IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS                                     IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     5     5     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           5300  4500  5300  4600  1800  2500  4100  3800  2200  1400
T WIND DIR             SE    SW    NE    SE    SE    SW     S    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD             10     4     5    10    10    10    12    17    17    12


DATE           08/04 WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15 SAT 08/08/15
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            91      80      92      80      92      80      92      80      91
TEMP          91 86 82 81 91 86 82 81 92 86 82 80 91 87 83 81 91 87
DEWPT         75 76 77 77 76 76 77 76 76 76 77 76 76 76 78 77 76 76
MIN/MAX RH         61      92      61      91      60      90      61      92      62
RH            61 68 83 90 64 68 84 90 61 69 84 89 64 69 85 91 64 68
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10       5       0       5       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ231-021015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
239 PM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

DATE           08/01/15      SUN 08/02/15            MON 08/03/15            TUE
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                      73         102          75         100          76
TEMP         101 97 84 79 76 73 87 97102 98 90 82 76 77 87 97100 96 90 83 77 78
DEWPT         63 63 66 68 70 70 68 66 66 67 70 74 74 72 71 70 70 71 73 75 75 74
MAX/MIN RH                   93          31          94          39          94
RH            29 32 55 72 83 91 55 37 31 36 52 77 94 90 59 44 39 47 71 83 89 91
WIND DIR       E  E SE  S SW NW  N  E  E SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD       6  8  4  3  2  2  3  5  8  9  6  4  3  2  3  4  8 10  9  6  5  4
HEAT INDEX   104 99 86          91101106102 96 87       92102107102    85
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     35 28 28 27 28 28 25 23 23 22 23 24 25 26 29 31 33 35 35 36 37 38
POP 12HR                     10           5           5          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.04        0.01
RAIN SHWRS    IS                                     IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS                                     IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     1
HAINES                  5     4     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           7200  1300  6000  8200  7000  1600  6000  5800  4300  1200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             11     2     8    10    13     5     8    16    16    10


DATE           08/04 WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15 SAT 08/08/15
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            99      77      99      77     100      77     100      77     100
TEMP          97 93 82 79 97 94 82 78 99 94 83 78 99 94 83 79 98 95
DEWPT         70 72 75 75 71 71 75 74 70 72 75 74 70 72 76 75 70 71
MIN/MAX RH         40      94      40      94      38      92      39      95      38
RH            45 50 84 91 44 49 85 92 42 49 84 89 43 50 87 92 41 45
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW
POP 12HR            5       0       0       0       0       0       0       0       5

$$

TXZ247-021015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
239 PM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

DATE           08/01/15      SUN 08/02/15            MON 08/03/15            TUE
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                      79          97          81          88          81
TEMP          95 92 87 85 82 80 90 95 97 91 88 85 82 82 85 88 88 86 84 83 82 82
DEWPT         75 74 75 76 76 75 74 73 73 75 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 77 77 77
MAX/MIN RH                   88          47          86          67          86
RH            58 56 69 75 83 87 60 49 48 59 67 74 83 86 74 68 68 71 79 81 84 85
WIND DIR       E  E SE SE  E  N NE  E SE SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10  9  6  4  3  3  4  5  8  9  9  8  6  5  6  8  9 10 11 10  9  8
HEAT INDEX   102101 95 93 88    99105107101 98 95 90 87 95 98 99 97 93 92 91 90
CLOUDS        SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     32 25 26 27 28 30 28 26 27 27 30 33 40 46 47 47 45 43 41 39 43 48
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.04           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS                                     IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS                                     IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     5     5     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           5400  4700  4100  3600  1900  2700  3000  2900  2000  1700
T WIND DIR             SE     S    NE    SE    SE    SW     S    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD             10     4     5    10    12    12    13    17    19    16


DATE           08/04 WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15 SAT 08/08/15
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            90      82      90      82      90      82      90      82      90
TEMP          90 86 84 82 90 86 84 82 90 86 84 82 89 87 84 82 89 86
DEWPT         76 77 77 78 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 78 78 77 77
MIN/MAX RH         66      87      67      86      66      86      68      87      68
RH            66 69 78 86 69 70 79 86 68 72 80 85 68 70 81 87 70 71
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10       5       0       5       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ234-021015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
239 PM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

DATE           08/01/15      SUN 08/02/15            MON 08/03/15            TUE
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                      72         100          75          97          77
TEMP          99 94 83 78 75 73 87 97100 94 87 80 75 77 86 96 96 91 86 81 77 78
DEWPT         66 64 69 72 73 71 67 64 65 68 72 75 75 73 72 71 71 72 74 76 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                   99          31          99          44          98
RH            34 38 63 80 92 94 51 34 32 43 62 85 99 92 61 47 44 52 77 90 93 95
WIND DIR       E  E SE  S  W  N NE  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8  8  4  2  2  2  3  4  8  9  6  4  3  2  3  5  9 11  8  5  3  4
HEAT INDEX   104 96 86          91100104 98 93 85       94103105100 88
CLOUDS        SC FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     33 23 25 27 26 24 23 21 21 21 23 26 28 30 31 32 35 37 37 36 39 43
POP 12HR                     10           5          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.04        0.01
RAIN SHWRS    IS                                     IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS                                     IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     1
HAINES                  5     4     5     5     4     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           7700  5000  6300  6500  5700  1900  5900  5500  2900  1000
T WIND DIR             SE    NW     E     E    SE     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              5     3     6     6     8     5     9    17    14     8


DATE           08/04 WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15 SAT 08/08/15
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            96      77      96      77      97      77      97      77      97
TEMP          96 89 81 79 95 90 81 79 96 90 81 78 96 90 81 79 96 91
DEWPT         72 73 77 76 73 72 76 75 72 73 77 75 72 74 78 76 73 73
MIN/MAX RH         46      99      46      97      44      97      45      98      46
RH            49 56 91 96 50 56 89 94 47 56 91 94 48 57 92 94 49 54
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW SC SC FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR            5       5       5       0       5       5       5       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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