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FOUS54 KCRP 280906
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
306 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

TXZ245-282245-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
306 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

DATE             WED 01/28/15            THU 01/29/15            FRI 01/30/15
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                      76          56          74          50          61
TEMP          53 51 60 71 73 65 62 59 58 57 63 71 72 67 58 55 52 50 53 59 61 58
DEWPT         49 48 52 53 54 56 54 54 55 57 59 60 59 55 54 52 51 49 49 49 50 51
MIN/MAX RH                   51         100          66          97          67
RH            87 90 75 54 53 72 75 83 89100 86 68 66 67 87 93 96 97 87 71 67 77
WIND DIR      SW SW SW  S  S SE SE  S  S SE SE  S SE  E  E NE  N  N NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       3  3  2  6  8  6  5  4  3  2  3  5  4  3  4  4  8 12 13 13 12 12
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     13 12 12 17 15 22 24 19 26 31 34 28 31 34 51 57 70 86 86 86 88 91
POP 12HR                      0           0           0          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   IS
OBVIS                              PF PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     5     5     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           3300  3700  2000   800  2100  2300  2400  1500  2400  2400
T WIND DIR             SW     S    SE     S     S     S     E    NE     E     E
T WIND SPD              4    10     6     5     6     5     8    14    16    16


DATE               SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15
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            52    66      57    66      42    53      43    59
TEMP          54   52 63 63 58   57 64 59 47   42 50 50 45   43 56 56
DEWPT         53   52 58 57 56   56 58 50 39   36 34 37 39   40 48 48
MAX/MIN RH        100    77      98    66      81    51      95    68
RH            99  100 84 82 92   97 81 71 75   80 53 61 80   92 75 75
PWIND DIR           E    SE       S     W       N     N      NE     E
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC SC SC B1   B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR           20    40      50    40      20    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS    IS   IS SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS               IS IS

$$

TXZ231-282245-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
306 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

DATE             WED 01/28/15            THU 01/29/15            FRI 01/30/15
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                      82          53          80          50          62
TEMP          51 48 57 74 79 73 63 58 56 55 59 74 78 71 60 56 52 50 53 59 62 59
DEWPT         44 44 48 51 47 50 53 53 54 55 58 59 59 57 54 51 48 46 45 46 48 51
MIN/MAX RH                   32         100          52          87          60
RH            77 87 72 45 32 45 71 85 94100 96 59 52 61 81 84 86 87 76 61 60 73
WIND DIR       S  E  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       3  1  3  6 10  6  6  5  5  4  5  5  4  5  4  5  8 10 10 10 10 10
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     14 14 15 20 12 22 20 19 34 34 34 36 41 45 61 65 73 87 86 86 88 90
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   SC
OBVIS                               F  F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           4200  6000  3600   700  2800  3600  3400  1500  2500  2500
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE     E    NE     E     E
T WIND SPD              4    12     8    10     8     6    17    18    14    17


DATE               SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15
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            52    68      57    68      42    56      39    62
TEMP          54   52 65 65 59   57 66 60 47   42 53 51 42   39 57 57
DEWPT         53   52 58 59 57   56 57 49 37   34 31 31 35   35 45 45
MAX/MIN RH        100    73      98    60      75    37      87    55
RH            95  100 79 81 92   98 74 66 69   74 42 47 75   84 63 63
PWIND DIR           E    SE       S    NW       N     N       E    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR           30    50      50    30      10    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC

$$

TXZ247-282245-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
306 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

DATE             WED 01/28/15            THU 01/29/15            FRI 01/30/15
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                      75          56          72          51          61
TEMP          56 54 62 68 71 65 63 59 58 57 63 70 69 66 58 55 53 51 54 59 61 59
DEWPT         53 51 53 54 56 56 54 53 55 57 59 59 59 56 54 53 51 50 50 50 51 52
MIN/MAX RH                   59         100          68          96          68
RH            88 91 74 61 60 72 75 81 90100 87 69 69 70 87 91 94 96 87 72 68 77
WIND DIR      SW  W SW  S SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE  E  E NE  N NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       3  3  3  5  8  6  5  4  4  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  8 13 16 14 13 13
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     13 12 12 17 16 22 22 16 27 30 33 28 30 32 51 59 69 87 86 86 89 91
POP 12HR                      0           0           0          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   IS
OBVIS                              PF PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           2600  2800  2000   900  2000  2100  2100  1500  2500  2500
T WIND DIR             SW     S    SE     S     S    SE     E    NE     E     E
T WIND SPD              5     9     6     5     6     4     6    12    17    17


DATE               SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15
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            54    66      58    65      44    53      45    60
TEMP          55   54 63 63 59   58 64 59 48   44 51 51 47   45 57 57
DEWPT         55   54 58 58 57   56 58 50 41   38 35 38 40   43 48 49
MAX/MIN RH        100    76      95    69      80    53      92    68
RH            99  100 82 81 90   94 82 73 75   78 55 62 78   89 74 73
PWIND DIR           E    SE       S     W       N     N      NE     E
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR           20    30      50    40      20    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS    IS   IS SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS               IS IS

$$

TXZ234-282245-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
306 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

DATE             WED 01/28/15            THU 01/29/15            FRI 01/30/15
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          54          77          49          61
TEMP          52 49 58 72 77 68 60 59 57 56 60 72 76 69 58 54 51 49 52 58 61 57
DEWPT         47 46 49 52 51 56 52 54 55 55 60 61 61 57 54 51 47 45 46 47 49 50
MIN/MAX RH                   40         100          60          87          65
RH            83 89 73 49 41 66 75 84 94 98100 69 60 66 85 87 86 86 80 68 65 76
WIND DIR      SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  E  E  N  N  N NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       2  3  1  6 10  8  4  5  4  3  3  4  3  3  2  5  9 10 10 10  9  8
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     14 12 13 17  9 21 20 19 34 41 34 42 45 48 55 63 78 82 84 86 88 90
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   SC
OBVIS                               F  F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     4     3     2     2     3
MIXING HGT           3800  4800  2200   700  2100  2800  3500  1400  2300  2200
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     E    NE     E     E
T WIND SPD              4    11     8    10     6     5    14    19    14    14


DATE               SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15
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            50    66      56    68      39    54      39    60
TEMP          52   50 62 63 58   56 65 60 45   39 51 50 42   39 56 56
DEWPT         49   49 57 57 56   56 58 48 37   34 32 35 35   36 46 47
MAX/MIN RH        100    75     100    61      80    45      94    63
RH            92   98 83 82 94  100 78 66 73   80 48 57 76   90 71 71
PWIND DIR           E    SE       S     W       N     N      NE     E
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR           30    50      50    50      20    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS               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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