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FOUS54 KCRP 022053
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
253 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

TXZ245-031015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
253 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE           03/02/15      TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      53          67          62          70          38
TEMP          55 54 53 53 53 53 58 65 67 66 63 63 62 63 65 68 69 61 51 41 38 38
DEWPT         51 53 53 53 53 53 58 61 62 63 63 63 62 63 64 63 58 52 44 37 34 35
MAX/MIN RH                  100          85         100          70          91
RH            86 94100100100100100 89 85 93100100100100 96 84 70 74 77 84 86 89
WIND DIR      NE NE NE  E  E NE  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S NW  N  N  N
WIND SPD       4  3  3  3  4  5  5  6  9  9 10  8  9  5  6 11  9  5  1 21 23 23
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC SC SC OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     95100100100100100100100 65 30 27 30 90 89 75 75 80 84 88 91 91100
POP 12HR                     30          20          10          30          50
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.01           0        0.05        0.12
DRIZZLE        S AR AR AR AR AR AR
RAIN           S  O  O  O  O  O  O                                            C
RAIN SHWRS                                           SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                SC SC SC SC
OBVIS          F  F  F F+ F+ F+ F+
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     1     1
HAINES                  2     3     3     3     4     4     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT            600   300  1200  1900   700   500   600   500     0     0
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S     S    SW    NW     N
T WIND SPD             18    26    29    31    32    36    32    17    19    37


DATE           03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          42      36    45      40    51      46    59      49    62
TEMP          42 40 37   36 44 44 41   40 49 49 47   46 57 56 51   49 60 59
DEWPT         32 28 28   30 28 29 32   34 38 41 43   43 46 48 49   48 51 50
MIN/MAX RH       46      78    50      80    66      90    66      95    67
RH            67 60 69   78 53 55 69   80 67 74 85   90 69 74 92   95 73 72
PWIND DIR         N       N     N      NE     N       N    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         40      20    30      20    30      30    20      20    30
RAIN           C  C  S    S  C  C  S    S  C  C  C    C  S  S  S    S  C  C

$$

TXZ231-031015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
253 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE           03/02/15      TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      49          71          62          74          36
TEMP          50 49 49 49 49 49 56 67 71 68 64 63 62 62 66 71 73 63 51 40 36 36
DEWPT         46 46 48 49 49 49 53 59 61 64 64 63 62 61 63 60 57 52 43 35 32 32
MAX/MIN RH                  100          73         100          57          91
RH            87 90 98100100100 90 76 73 87100100100100 92 69 57 66 72 82 85 86
WIND DIR       N NE  N NE  N NW NW  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SW NE  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       4  3  2  2  1  3  1  4  8  8  9 10  8  5  6  6  1  5 16 21 19 18
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC SC SC OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     95100100100100100100100 69 37 39 33 90 89 74 71 75 78 85 92 90100
POP 12HR                     30          20          10          30          50
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.01           0        0.05        0.10
DRIZZLE        S AR AR AR AR AR AR
RAIN           S  O  O  O  O  O  O                                            C
RAIN SHWRS                                           SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                SC SC SC SC
OBVIS          F  F  F  F  F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     4     4     4     3     4     4     2
MIXING HGT           1100   500  1500  2400  1600  1000  1300  1100   100     0
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     E    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             16    23    26    24    20    24    18     9    24    40


DATE           03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          41      35    45      38    51      43    62      46    65
TEMP          40 39 36   35 43 43 39   38 49 49 45   43 59 58 49   46 62 61
DEWPT         25 22 25   26 23 22 27   28 33 37 40   40 44 45 46   46 47 46
MIN/MAX RH       41      70    40      66    53      88    53      99    52
RH            55 49 64   70 45 42 60   66 54 62 82   88 58 63 89   99 59 58
PWIND DIR         N       N    NE      NE    NE       N     N       E    NE
WIND CHAR       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B1 B2   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         40      20    20      20    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN           C  C  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S

$$

TXZ247-031015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
253 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE           03/02/15      TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      54          64          61          67          40
TEMP          55 55 54 54 54 54 57 62 64 63 62 62 61 63 64 65 66 59 51 43 40 40
DEWPT         50 53 54 54 54 54 57 60 62 62 62 62 61 63 63 62 58 52 45 39 36 37
MAX/MIN RH                  100          91         100          75          93
RH            83 92100100100100100 92 93 97100100100 99 97 88 75 78 81 87 87 88
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE  E NE  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       5  4  4  8  5  6  6  5  6 10 11  9 10  6  8 10 10  6  1 24 26 25
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC SC SC OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     95100100100100100100100 63 26 26 27 90 89 73 73 77 82 86 90 90100
POP 12HR                     30          20          10          20          50
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.01           0        0.04        0.12
DRIZZLE        S  C  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN           S  C  C  C  C  C  C                                            C
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS
OBVIS          F  F  F  F  F  F  F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  2     3     3     4     4     4     3     3     2     2
MIXING HGT            600   200   300   500   300   300   200   100     0     0
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S     S    SW    NW     N
T WIND SPD             18    25    31    33    34    39    34    20    19    35


DATE           03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          44      38    47      42    52      48    59      51    61
TEMP          43 42 39   38 45 45 43   42 50 51 49   48 57 56 52   51 60 60
DEWPT         33 30 30   32 31 31 35   36 40 42 44   44 47 48 49   49 51 51
MIN/MAX RH       46      77    53      79    67      87    67      92    69
RH            68 61 70   77 56 58 72   79 67 72 83   87 69 73 89   92 73 72
PWIND DIR         N       N     N      NE     N       N    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         40      30    30      20    30      30    20      20    30
RAIN           C  C  C    C  C  C  S    S  C  C  C    C  S  S  S    S  C  C

$$

TXZ234-031015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
253 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE           03/02/15      TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      52          72          63          71          35
TEMP          56 55 53 53 52 52 59 68 72 69 65 64 63 63 65 69 70 61 50 39 35 35
DEWPT         51 51 53 53 52 52 59 62 63 64 65 64 63 61 64 63 58 52 41 32 30 32
MAX/MIN RH                  100          73         100          66          89
RH            84 88 97100100100100 81 73 83 98100100100 98 81 66 71 71 76 80 89
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE  E NW  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       4  3  3  3  3  3  3  6 11 11 10  8  8  5  8 10  6  3 14 20 19 19
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC SC SC OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     95100100100100100100100 67 34 31 34 90 89 77 78 84 90 91 92 89100
POP 12HR                     30          20          10          40          50
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.01           0        0.07        0.12
DRIZZLE        S AR AR AR AR AR AR
RAIN           S  O  O  O  O  O  O                                            C
RAIN SHWRS                                           SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                SC SC SC SC
OBVIS          F  F  F  F  F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     3     3     4     4     2     3     3     2
MIXING HGT           1000   400  2300  4000  1700  1200   900   700     0     0
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     W     N     N
T WIND SPD             16    27    29    29    31    32    28    16    24    41


DATE           03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          41      33    45      38    51      43    61      46    65
TEMP          40 39 34   33 43 43 39   38 49 49 45   43 58 57 49   46 61 61
DEWPT         28 25 27   26 24 27 30   32 36 40 41   41 46 48 46   45 50 49
MIN/MAX RH       44      77    44      78    60      93    60      96    59
RH            63 57 73   76 46 52 69   78 61 72 88   93 63 71 91   96 66 66
PWIND DIR         N       N    NE      NE    NE       N    NE       E    NE
WIND CHAR       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      20    20      20    30      30    20      20    20
RAIN           C  C  S    S  S  S  S    S  C  C  C    C  S  S  S    S  S  S

$$

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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