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FOUS54 KCRP 272034
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
334 PM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

TXZ245-281030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
334 PM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

DATE           03/27/15      SAT 03/28/15            SUN 03/29/15            MON
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                      56          76          65          80          67
TEMP          72 68 61 59 57 56 64 74 75 71 68 67 66 65 71 78 79 70 70 69 68 68
DEWPT         43 44 45 46 48 51 52 54 56 58 60 61 62 62 64 64 65 65 64 65 64 64
MAX/MIN RH                   85          49          91          61          88
RH            36 42 55 62 73 85 66 51 51 63 76 83 88 90 79 62 63 83 82 85 87 87
WIND DIR      SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       4  3  5  5  5  5  6 10 11 11 10 10  9  8 10 12 13 12 11  9  9 10
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)      0  0  0  0  4  3  5  6  5  7  9 15 27 27 27 26 29 31 35 38 57 51
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3800  1100  3200  2900  1500   900  2700  2700  1600   800
T WIND DIR             SW    SW    SW     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             10    17    23    26    31    31    26    27    28    26


DATE           03/30 TUE 03/31/15 WED 04/01/15 THU 04/02/15 FRI 04/03/15
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            78      68      76      66      78      70      78      68      79
TEMP          77 73 70 69 75 72 69 67 77 73 72 71 78 74 71 70 78 73
DEWPT         65 65 64 64 65 65 64 63 66 66 65 65 68 68 66 66 68 68
MIN/MAX RH         66      86      72      87      69      82      71      87      70
RH            67 78 83 86 72 82 85 87 70 78 80 82 71 80 83 87 71 83
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5      10      40      50      30       5       5       5       5
RAIN SHWRS                SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                     SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-281030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
334 PM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

DATE           03/27/15      SAT 03/28/15            SUN 03/29/15            MON
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                      47          84          56          87          64
TEMP          75 71 59 53 49 47 63 79 83 78 67 61 58 57 67 82 85 78 70 67 66 65
DEWPT         37 37 38 38 39 41 43 45 47 50 53 56 57 57 61 62 60 63 62 63 63 62
MAX/MIN RH                   78          28         100          43          92
RH            25 29 45 58 68 78 48 30 29 38 61 83 98100 80 51 43 59 77 88 92 90
WIND DIR       W  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  2  4  4  4  3  8 11 11  9 10  9  6  8 10 12 13 14 12 10  9  6
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)      0  0  0  0  4  3  5  5  4  3  5 13 25 26 21 13 19 25 31 38 63 56
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  6     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           5000  1000  3600  3500  2800   400  3700  4700  2700   600
T WIND DIR             SW     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             11    20    23    19    25    26    20    23    26    21


DATE           03/30 TUE 03/31/15 WED 04/01/15 THU 04/02/15 FRI 04/03/15
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            83      65      80      64      85      65      89      67      85
TEMP          81 79 68 66 78 76 67 65 81 80 68 66 85 83 71 68 83 80
DEWPT         64 65 64 64 66 65 63 63 65 64 64 63 67 68 66 65 67 68
MIN/MAX RH         48      93      63      93      53      91      51      90      57
RH            57 63 87 93 66 69 88 93 58 59 86 91 55 60 84 89 59 67
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       S      SE       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10      50      40      10       5       5       5       5
RAIN SHWRS                SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                     SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ247-281030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
334 PM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

DATE           03/27/15      SAT 03/28/15            SUN 03/29/15            MON
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                      58          74          66          79          67
TEMP          69 66 62 60 59 58 65 72 73 70 68 67 67 66 71 77 77 69 70 70 69 69
DEWPT         44 45 46 47 50 53 54 55 57 59 61 62 63 63 64 64 65 64 64 64 64 64
MAX/MIN RH                   84          55          89          64          86
RH            40 46 55 63 73 84 70 56 57 68 77 83 87 89 78 64 66 83 80 83 85 86
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       3  4  6  6  8  8  8 10 11 11 11 11 11 10 11 11 11 12 11 10 10 11
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)      0  0  0  0  4  3  5  6  5  6  9 14 27 27 27 28 29 31 34 37 59 47
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3100  1300  1900  1800  1500  1200  2500  2500  1700  1000
T WIND DIR             SW    SW    SW     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              9    17    23    27    31    31    27    27    28    27


DATE           03/30 TUE 03/31/15 WED 04/01/15 THU 04/02/15 FRI 04/03/15
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            75      67      74      66      74      69      75      69      77
TEMP          75 71 69 68 73 70 68 67 74 71 70 69 75 72 71 70 76 72
DEWPT         64 65 65 65 65 65 64 64 66 65 65 66 67 67 66 66 67 67
MIN/MAX RH         69      88      75      90      76      88      76      87      73
RH            69 80 85 88 75 85 88 90 76 83 86 88 77 84 85 87 73 84
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5      10      40      50      30       5       5       5       5
RAIN SHWRS                SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                     SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ234-281030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
334 PM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

DATE           03/27/15      SAT 03/28/15            SUN 03/29/15            MON
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                      48          80          57          83          65
TEMP          75 69 58 53 50 48 61 75 78 74 64 61 59 60 70 80 81 75 68 67 66 66
DEWPT         42 42 42 42 42 44 46 48 50 53 56 58 59 59 63 64 64 64 63 64 63 62
MAX/MIN RH                   86          36         100          55          91
RH            30 38 56 65 75 86 57 38 38 48 75 90100 98 80 58 55 69 83 91 90 88
WIND DIR       W SW  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       6  4  4  4  3  3  6 11 12 11  8  8  5  5 10 14 16 14 12  8  8  6
HEAT INDEX                                                    83
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)      0  0  0  0  4  3  5  5  5  8 11 20 32 29 26 21 25 29 36 42 66 64
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           4100  1100  3500  3300  1900   400  3000  3300  2100   600
T WIND DIR             SW    SW    SW     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             13    19    24    24    32    32    23    26    28    24


DATE           03/30 TUE 03/31/15 WED 04/01/15 THU 04/02/15 FRI 04/03/15
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            80      66      79      65      82      67      84      67      81
TEMP          79 76 68 67 78 75 67 66 80 77 69 68 82 79 70 68 80 76
DEWPT         64 64 63 63 64 64 62 62 66 66 64 64 67 68 65 65 67 67
MIN/MAX RH         59      89      62      89      61      87      60      91      64
RH            61 68 86 88 63 69 85 89 62 68 84 87 61 69 85 91 65 73
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      10      50      50      20       5       5       5       5
RAIN SHWRS                SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                     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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