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FOUS54 KCRP 020851
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
351 AM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

TXZ245-022215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
351 AM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

DATE             SUN 08/02/15            MON 08/03/15            TUE 08/04/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      96          76          95          79          91
TEMP          77 76 88 95 95 90 83 82 79 77 89 93 95 85 83 82 80 80 86 91 90 87
DEWPT         74 73 72 71 71 73 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 76 77 77 76 76 75 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   45          94          53          92          60
RH            93 92 59 46 46 57 74 81 88 94 64 56 53 72 79 85 91 88 73 61 62 70
WIND DIR       E  N NE  E SE SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       2  1  5  5  8  9  5  5  4  3  5  6  9 10  9  8  6  4  6  9 11 11
HEAT INDEX          95103104 98 91 89       98104106 94 92 89    83 95102102 97
CLOUDS        SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     27 23 21 19 20 20 23 26 34 42 43 43 43 42 40 38 43 47 44 42 37 32
POP 12HR                     10          10          20           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                    IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           5000  4700  2100   800  5100  4700  2200  1800  4200  4000
T WIND DIR             NE    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              8    16    16     9    10    18    16    11    13    19


DATE          WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15 SAT 08/08/15
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            80      92      80      92      80      93      80      93
TEMP          82 81 91 87 82 81 92 86 82 81 93 87 83 81 92 87
DEWPT         77 77 75 75 77 77 75 75 77 77 76 76 77 77 76 76
MAX/MIN RH         92      59      91      59      92      57      93      58
RH            85 89 60 69 84 87 60 70 85 89 58 68 84 90 59 68
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10       5      10       0       5       5       5

$$

TXZ231-022215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
351 AM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

DATE             SUN 08/02/15            MON 08/03/15            TUE 08/04/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                     100          73          99          76          98
TEMP          74 73 86 96100 96 83 78 76 74 86 95 99 95 89 82 77 78 88 97 98 93
DEWPT         70 70 68 66 66 67 70 74 74 72 71 70 70 71 74 75 75 74 72 70 70 72
MIN/MAX RH                   33          96          39          95          40
RH            88 91 56 38 33 38 66 88 95 95 62 45 39 46 62 80 94 87 60 42 41 50
WIND DIR      SE NW  N  E  E SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       2  1  3  5  6  9  6  3  3  2  4  4  8 10  9  6  5  3  5  8 11 12
HEAT INDEX          90100105101 87          91101107102 97 89       94104105101
CLOUDS        SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     28 23 20 18 18 17 21 24 25 26 29 31 33 35 35 36 37 38 36 35 31 27
POP 12HR                      5           5          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                    IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     6     6     5     5     5     4     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           6600  8700  5800   800  6500  8200  4300  1900  6300  5900
T WIND DIR             NE     E    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE
T WIND SPD              8    12    11     6     6    14    14     9    10    19


DATE          WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15 SAT 08/08/15
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            77      99      77      99      77     100      77     101
TEMP          82 78 97 94 82 79 99 93 82 78 99 94 82 78 98 96
DEWPT         75 75 70 70 75 75 70 71 75 75 70 71 76 75 69 70
MAX/MIN RH         96      39      95      38      96      37      97      36
RH            79 90 41 47 80 86 40 49 79 88 39 48 80 90 39 43
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10       0       5       0       5

$$

TXZ247-022215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
351 AM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

DATE             SUN 08/02/15            MON 08/03/15            TUE 08/04/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      94          80          94          81          90
TEMP          81 80 88 93 94 90 86 85 83 80 89 93 93 85 84 84 82 82 86 90 90 87
DEWPT         76 75 74 73 73 75 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77
MIN/MAX RH                   51          87          57          87          66
RH            85 87 63 53 52 61 71 77 81 87 66 57 58 75 79 82 86 86 75 67 67 73
WIND DIR       E  N NE  E SE SE SE  S SW SW  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       4  2  5  5  8  9  6  8  6  4  5  6  9 10 11 10  9  8  8  9 10 11
HEAT INDEX    86    97102104100 96 94 91 86100106106 95 95 94 90 90 97102102 99
CLOUDS        SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     28 25 23 21 22 22 28 33 40 46 47 47 45 43 41 39 43 48 46 45 39 34
POP 12HR                     10          10          20           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                    IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           2800  2700  2100  2000  3100  2900  2000  2000  3500  3400
T WIND DIR              E    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD              9    17    16    12    12    19    18    16    16    19


DATE          WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15 SAT 08/08/15
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            82      90      82      90      82      91      82      90
TEMP          84 83 90 86 84 83 90 86 84 82 91 87 84 83 90 87
DEWPT         78 78 77 76 78 78 77 76 78 78 77 77 78 78 77 77
MAX/MIN RH         87      66      87      66      87      65      88      66
RH            81 85 67 72 82 85 66 74 82 85 65 72 81 86 66 73
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10       5      10       0       5       5       5

$$

TXZ234-022215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
351 AM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

DATE             SUN 08/02/15            MON 08/03/15            TUE 08/04/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      99          74          97          77          96
TEMP          74 73 87 96 99 94 83 79 76 75 87 94 97 91 85 80 77 79 87 95 94 90
DEWPT         73 71 67 64 65 68 72 75 75 73 72 71 71 72 75 76 76 76 74 72 72 73
MIN/MAX RH                   32          96          44          99          46
RH            95 94 52 35 33 42 70 88 96 95 62 48 44 54 71 87 99 91 64 48 48 59
WIND DIR       N  N  N  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       1  2  4  4  6 10  6  3  2  2  4  5 10 11  8  5  3  2  5  9 11 12
HEAT INDEX          90 99102 99 88          93102105 98 93 86       95103103 98
CLOUDS        SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     26 19 18 16 16 16 21 26 28 30 31 32 35 37 37 36 39 43 41 38 32 27
POP 12HR                      5          10          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                    IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           7000  8000  4500   700  6900  6900  2900  1600  5800  5400
T WIND DIR             NE    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              8    11    10     5     5    14    13     6    11    20


DATE          WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15 SAT 08/08/15
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            77      96      77      97      77      98      77      98
TEMP          81 79 95 90 81 79 96 89 81 78 97 90 82 79 97 92
DEWPT         77 76 72 71 77 76 71 72 77 76 72 73 77 76 72 72
MAX/MIN RH        100      45      98      43      99      44     100      42
RH            87 92 47 55 86 90 44 59 86 92 45 58 86 92 45 52
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10       0       5       5       5

$$

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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