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FOUS54 KCRP 241959
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
259 PM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

TXZ245-251015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
259 PM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

DATE           05/24/16      WED 05/25/16            THU 05/26/16            FRI
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                      78          86          78          85          78
TEMP          84 81 80 79 79 79 82 86 84 81 80 79 79 78 82 84 85 83 80 79 79 78
DEWPT         76 76 76 76 77 77 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 76 74 74 75 73 75
MAX/MIN RH                   95          73          94          75          89
RH            77 84 88 91 94 94 83 73 78 84 89 90 92 94 79 75 76 77 82 87 85 89
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE
WIND SPD      12 11 10 10  9 10 11 13 12 12 12 12 11 10  9 12 12 12 10 12 11 14
HEAT INDEX    94 87             90 96 92 88             88 92 93 89
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)     57 54 58 62 73 83 77 72 78 84 85 86 90 93 85 73 76 72 76 89 89 71
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.05        0.16        0.04
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                          IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1400  1400  2300  2200  1800  1700  2600  2000  1700  1700
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             20    19    18    18    21    23    19    25    26    25


DATE           05/27 SAT 05/28/16 SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16
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            84      77      86      77      85      76      85      76      85
TEMP          84 82 79 77 85 83 78 77 84 82 78 76 84 82 78 76 85 83
DEWPT         75 75 75 76 76 75 75 74 75 75 75 74 74 73 74 74 73 73
MIN/MAX RH         75      94      71      93      73      93      71      92      68
RH            78 80 90 94 73 77 91 93 75 79 91 93 73 75 87 92 70 72
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           50      20      20      10      20      10      20      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ231-251015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
259 PM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

DATE           05/24/16      WED 05/25/16            THU 05/26/16            FRI
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          93          76          89          75
TEMP          90 84 81 78 77 76 85 91 91 89 81 78 77 76 83 88 89 85 79 78 76 75
DEWPT         77 77 77 77 77 76 76 75 75 76 76 76 76 74 74 75 74 74 74 73 73 73
MAX/MIN RH                  100          57          98          61          93
RH            65 79 86 97100100 75 60 61 67 85 96 97 95 74 65 61 70 84 87 89 93
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD      11 10  9  8  6  6  9 11 11 10 10  9  8  5  8 11 11 10 10 11  9 10
HEAT INDEX   103 93 89          94102102100 88          90 98 97 92
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B1
CLOUDS(%)     69 76 76 76 83 90 85 80 83 85 90 95 91 87 88 87 82 87 83 76 88 62
POP 12HR                     10          10          60          60          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.32        0.79        0.10
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC NM
TSTMS                                    SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC NM
LAL                     1     1     1     1     3     4     4     4     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     4     4     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           2200  1500  5600  5900  2500  2200  1700  3000  2300   900
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             21    18    21    17    21    20    20    26    25    20


DATE           05/27 SAT 05/28/16 SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16
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      75      91      75      89      74      90      74      90
TEMP          89 86 78 75 90 87 78 75 88 85 77 74 89 86 77 74 89 86
DEWPT         74 74 74 74 74 73 74 73 72 72 74 73 73 71 72 73 72 72
MIN/MAX RH         60      97      56      96      57      97      55      98      55
RH            62 68 87 97 59 63 88 96 59 65 90 97 59 62 87 98 57 62
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           60      20      20      20      20      10      30      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ247-251015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
259 PM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

DATE           05/24/16      WED 05/25/16            THU 05/26/16            FRI
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          85          79          84          79
TEMP          84 81 80 79 79 79 82 85 84 82 81 79 80 79 82 84 84 82 80 80 79 79
DEWPT         77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 76 76 74 75 75 74 74 74 74 75
MAX/MIN RH                   94          77          92          76          88
RH            80 88 88 93 92 94 85 77 80 84 88 92 90 92 79 76 76 77 80 84 84 88
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE
WIND SPD      13 12 12 13 12 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 12 11 10 14 12 13 11 14 13 17
HEAT INDEX    94 87 87          90 95 92 90 87          88 91 92 89 85
CLOUDS        B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B1
CLOUDS(%)     55 44 53 63 71 79 75 71 77 83 85 86 89 92 83 71 75 70 76 89 88 68
POP 12HR                      5          10          20          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.05        0.08        0.04
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                          IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1400  1400  1700  1700  1600  1800  2600  2000  1800  1700
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             20    20    19    17    23    24    20    25    27    27


DATE           05/27 SAT 05/28/16 SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16
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            83      78      85      78      84      78      84      78      84
TEMP          83 82 79 78 85 83 79 78 83 82 79 78 83 82 79 78 84 83
DEWPT         76 75 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 75 74 74 74 74 74
MIN/MAX RH         79      92      74      90      77      90      74      89      71
RH            80 81 89 92 76 78 89 90 78 80 89 90 77 77 85 89 73 74
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           40      20      20      10      20      10      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-251015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
259 PM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

DATE           05/24/16      WED 05/25/16            THU 05/26/16            FRI
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                      75          88          75          86          75
TEMP          86 83 78 77 75 76 84 88 87 84 78 77 75 75 82 86 86 83 78 77 76 75
DEWPT         75 75 74 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 76 75 74 73 74 74 74 73 74 73 73
MAX/MIN RH                   96          65          99          67          94
RH            71 76 88 92 96 94 74 65 67 74 90 96 99 97 75 69 67 73 83 90 91 93
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD      13 10  8  8  6  6 10 13 12 11 10  9  8  8  8 11 11 12  9 10  9 10
HEAT INDEX    95 90             91 98 97 92             87 94 94 90
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)     63 61 66 71 78 85 81 76 81 86 86 87 90 94 89 82 81 75 77 93 92 79
POP 12HR                     10          10          30          60          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.07        0.79        0.05
RAIN SHWRS                                     SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC NM
SPRINKLES     IS
TSTMS                                          SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC NM
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     3     4     4     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           1600  1300  3100  3600  1700  1600  1900  2000  1700  1700
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             19    13    16    18    20    20    18    25    24    18


DATE           05/27 SAT 05/28/16 SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16
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            84      75      88      74      87      74      87      73      87
TEMP          83 81 76 75 87 84 77 74 86 83 76 74 86 83 76 73 86 84
DEWPT         75 75 74 74 75 74 74 73 74 74 74 73 74 72 72 73 73 72
MIN/MAX RH         75      98      64      98      65      99      63      99      62
RH            78 81 92 98 68 71 91 98 67 74 93 99 66 70 89 99 65 68
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           60      30      20      10      20      10      20      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC IS IS       IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC IS IS       IS IS       IS IS IS IS 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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