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FOUS54 KCRP 200854
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
354 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

TXZ245-202215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
354 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

DATE             SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14            MON 09/22/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      88          77          88          77          89
TEMP          78 78 81 86 86 83 81 79 78 78 82 87 87 84 80 79 78 77 83 88 89 85
DEWPT         75 74 75 74 75 74 75 75 75 75 75 74 74 73 73 73 72 72 72 73 72 72
MIN/MAX RH                   69          94          65          85          59
RH            90 90 81 70 69 74 82 87 92 93 79 67 66 70 79 83 84 85 70 61 59 65
WIND DIR       E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       5  5  6  9 10 10  8  8  6  8 10 11 12 11  8  5  5  6  8  9  9  9
HEAT INDEX          88 94 96 90 86          89 95 95 91 85          88 95 96 91
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC FW CL SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     85 82 71 67 69 60 69 48 52 49 50 41 19  5 41 48 46 48 32 17 18 19
POP 12HR                     40          20          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.18        0.06        0.03           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     2     2     2     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     4     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           4600  4300  2800  2100  4200  4200  4200  2000  4200  4200
T WIND DIR              E     E     E    NE    NE     E     E     E    NE     E
T WIND SPD             12    17    14    13    17    21    20    17    16    17


DATE          TUE 09/23/14 WED 09/24/14 THU 09/25/14 FRI 09/26/14
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            76      87      75      87      74      85      75      86
TEMP          79 76 86 84 78 75 86 83 77 74 85 82 77 75 86 83
DEWPT         71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 72 71 71 71 71 71 69 70
MAX/MIN RH         83      58      87      59      90      63      86      58
RH            78 83 60 65 81 87 60 67 85 90 64 69 82 86 58 66
PWIND DIR           E       E       E       E       E      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      20      20      30      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS IS SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS       SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-202215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
354 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

DATE             SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14            MON 09/22/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      92          74          90          72          92
TEMP          76 75 80 88 90 85 79 77 76 75 81 88 89 85 79 76 74 72 82 91 92 86
DEWPT         75 74 74 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 73 72 70 71 71 71 71 70 69 68 67 67
MIN/MAX RH                   58          97          54          93          44
RH            94 97 84 62 58 66 83 91 96 96 77 59 54 62 78 85 91 93 64 48 44 53
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       4  4  6  6  8  8  5  4  4  5  8  9 10  9  5  3  3  4  5  6  8  8
HEAT INDEX             95 98 92             85 94 94 90             86 95 95 89
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     83 81 73 69 75 69 74 60 56 57 50 47 28 21 49 50 49 49 44 40 30 20
POP 12HR                     40          30          30          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.24        0.06        0.05           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     3     2     2     3     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           5300  5200  4200  1900  5900  5800  5500  2800  5900  5800
T WIND DIR              E     E     E    NE    NE     E     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             11    13     9     8    13    17    18    14    13    14


DATE          TUE 09/23/14 WED 09/24/14 THU 09/25/14 FRI 09/26/14
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            72      90      72      87      71      89      71      88
TEMP          76 72 89 85 75 72 86 82 74 71 87 83 75 71 87 83
DEWPT         69 69 68 67 68 68 68 67 68 68 68 67 69 69 68 67
MAX/MIN RH         89      46      89      52      89      49      92      50
RH            79 89 49 55 78 89 54 60 81 89 52 57 83 92 53 58
PWIND DIR           E       E       E       E       E      NE       E      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      20      10      30      20      30      20      30
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS               IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ247-202215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
354 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

DATE             SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14            MON 09/22/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      86          78          88          79          88
TEMP          80 80 82 84 85 83 81 80 79 79 83 87 87 85 82 81 79 79 83 87 88 85
DEWPT         75 75 75 75 76 75 75 76 76 76 75 75 75 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 73
MIN/MAX RH                   72          91          67          85          62
RH            85 85 79 73 74 76 81 85 90 90 78 68 68 70 77 80 83 85 73 64 62 67
WIND DIR       E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       6  5  8  9 11 11 10 10  9  9 11 12 13 13 11  9  8  8  9 10 10 10
HEAT INDEX    85    88 92 94 90 88 86       90 96 96 93 88 85       90 95 95 91
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     85 81 75 66 64 61 70 48 53 50 50 43 18  6 39 48 46 48 33 18 18 17
POP 12HR                     40          20          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.18        0.07        0.03           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     2     2     2     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     4     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           3900  3800  3100  2500  3700  3600  3100  2200  3700  3600
T WIND DIR              E     E     E    NE    NE     E     E     E    NE     E
T WIND SPD             13    19    18    16    19    24    21    17    17    18


DATE          TUE 09/23/14 WED 09/24/14 THU 09/25/14 FRI 09/26/14
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            78      87      77      86      76      85      77      85
TEMP          80 78 86 84 79 77 85 83 78 76 84 82 79 77 85 83
DEWPT         72 72 72 72 72 72 71 72 72 71 72 72 72 71 70 71
MAX/MIN RH         80      60      84      62      86      66      83      60
RH            77 80 62 67 79 84 63 69 83 86 67 71 80 83 61 68
PWIND DIR           E       E       E       E       E      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      20      20      30      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS IS SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS       SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-202215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
354 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

DATE             SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14            MON 09/22/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      90          73          90          71          91
TEMP          75 74 80 87 88 83 77 75 74 73 81 88 89 84 78 75 73 71 82 90 91 86
DEWPT         74 73 74 73 73 73 74 75 74 73 73 71 70 71 71 70 69 69 69 70 70 70
MIN/MAX RH                   61         100          54          91          50
RH            94 94 82 63 62 73 92100100100 77 59 54 65 79 84 88 91 65 51 50 60
WIND DIR       E NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE  N NE NE  E  E
WIND SPD       3  4  6  6  8  6  4  4  4  5  8  9  9  8  4  2  2  4  5  6  6  5
HEAT INDEX             95 96 89             85 94 94 90             85 96 97 90
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     85 81 73 67 71 66 66 47 52 51 50 32 21  8 48 47 45 48 32 16 18 19
POP 12HR                     40          20          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.21        0.05        0.01           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     2     2     2     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           4900  4800  4000  2000  5000  5000  4800  2600  5000  5000
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E    NE    NE     E     E     E    NE     E
T WIND SPD             11    12     8     8    13    14    16    12    11    13


DATE          TUE 09/23/14 WED 09/24/14 THU 09/25/14 FRI 09/26/14
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            72      88      71      87      70      88      71      87
TEMP          76 72 87 83 74 71 86 82 74 70 87 83 74 71 86 82
DEWPT         70 69 68 69 69 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 68
MAX/MIN RH         90      53      93      54      95      53      90      54
RH            82 90 54 63 83 93 56 63 84 95 55 62 81 90 55 62
PWIND DIR           E       E       E       E       E      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      20      10      30      20      30      20      30
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS               IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC 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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