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FOUS54 KCRP 250836
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
336 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

TXZ245-252215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
336 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

DATE             SAT 10/25/14            SUN 10/26/14            MON 10/27/14
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                      83          66          85          68          82
TEMP          67 65 75 81 83 77 73 71 68 66 76 84 85 79 74 71 70 68 75 81 82 78
DEWPT         62 62 64 61 61 63 63 62 62 62 64 64 64 65 66 66 67 68 68 68 68 69
MIN/MAX RH                   47          90          50         100          62
RH            79 92 70 50 49 62 73 74 82 89 66 52 50 62 78 85 93100 81 65 62 74
WIND DIR      SE  N  N  E SE SE SE  S  S SW  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       1  3  4  3  6  5  5  4  3  2  3  6  9  9  9  8  5  5 10 12 12 10
HEAT INDEX                                        87                   84 85
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)      3  5  5  5  3  0  0  0  3  5  8 10 15 20 20 20 33 45 46 46 39 33
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           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     5
MIXING HGT           3800  3700  2800  1400  3700  3500  2800  2400  4000  3900
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E    SE     S     S     S     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD              5     5     8     6     8    13    14    10    17    20


DATE          TUE 10/28/14 WED 10/29/14 THU 10/30/14 FRI 10/31/14
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            70      84      70      82      69      82      65      81
TEMP          72 70 83 79 72 70 81 77 71 69 81 76 68 65 79 73
DEWPT         68 68 69 68 69 67 68 66 66 65 69 65 62 59 57 53
MAX/MIN RH         96      60      92      63      89      62      81      41
RH            89 94 63 71 89 92 67 71 83 89 69 71 81 80 47 49
PWIND DIR           S       S      SE       E       E      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            5      10      20      20      10      20      20      10
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS       IS IS IS
TSTMS                           IS IS       IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-252215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
336 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

DATE             SAT 10/25/14            SUN 10/26/14            MON 10/27/14
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                      89          61          89          62          87
TEMP          64 62 74 85 89 81 71 66 64 61 74 85 89 79 71 67 64 62 73 85 87 79
DEWPT         60 59 60 57 57 57 61 61 60 59 60 58 56 57 61 62 63 62 62 62 62 65
MIN/MAX RH                   34          95          32         100          43
RH            85 89 61 39 34 43 70 83 90 93 63 40 32 47 72 85 96100 68 47 44 62
WIND DIR       S  W  W  S  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       2  1  2  1  3  4  5  4  3  2  2  5  8  9  6  5  4  4  6 10 11 10
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)      3  5  5  5  3  0  0  0  3  5  8 10 15 20 20 20 30 41 30 20 21 22
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                                                      PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     5     5     5     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           5600  5500  4400  1000  4000  4100  2700  1000  4000  4300
T WIND DIR             SE     E    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE
T WIND SPD              3     5    10     9     6    11    12     8    13    20


DATE          TUE 10/28/14 WED 10/29/14 THU 10/30/14 FRI 10/31/14
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            65      87      67      84      65      86      63      84
TEMP          69 65 86 80 71 67 83 77 68 65 84 77 67 63 82 74
DEWPT         66 65 65 65 65 64 65 62 66 63 66 63 61 56 53 46
MAX/MIN RH        100      48      90      49      94      50      82      30
RH            90 99 51 61 83 90 55 60 92 93 55 62 82 79 37 38
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       E       E      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5      20      20      10      20      20      10
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS       IS IS IS
TSTMS                           IS IS       IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-252215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
336 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

DATE             SAT 10/25/14            SUN 10/26/14            MON 10/27/14
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                      82          70          84          71          82
TEMP          70 69 76 81 82 76 74 73 71 70 77 82 84 79 75 73 72 71 76 81 82 78
DEWPT         63 64 66 64 64 63 64 63 63 63 64 64 65 66 68 68 69 69 69 69 69 70
MIN/MAX RH                   54          80          53          96          65
RH            72 85 71 57 55 65 70 70 76 80 64 55 54 64 78 83 92 96 80 66 65 75
WIND DIR       E  N  N  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       2  2  4  3  6  6  6  5  4  3  4  6  9 10 10  9  8  8 10 12 12 10
HEAT INDEX                                     84 86                   84 85
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)      3  5  5  5  3  0  0  0  3  5  8 10 15 20 20 20 32 44 45 47 40 33
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           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     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           3100  3100  2800  2200  3400  3200  2700  2700  3700  3600
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     E    SE     S     S     S     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD              5     6     9     6     8    13    17    14    19    20


DATE          TUE 10/28/14 WED 10/29/14 THU 10/30/14 FRI 10/31/14
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      83      73      81      72      81      69      80
TEMP          74 72 82 79 75 73 80 77 73 72 80 76 71 69 79 74
DEWPT         68 69 69 69 69 68 68 67 67 66 69 66 64 61 58 55
MAX/MIN RH         90      63      84      65      83      65      79      44
RH            81 88 65 71 82 84 68 70 80 83 70 71 79 78 49 51
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE       E       E      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            5      10      20      20      10      20      20      10
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS       IS IS IS
TSTMS                           IS IS       IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-252215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
336 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

DATE             SAT 10/25/14            SUN 10/26/14            MON 10/27/14
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          59          88          64          87
TEMP          59 58 73 85 88 78 67 62 59 59 74 86 88 79 72 68 65 64 74 85 87 79
DEWPT         58 57 61 57 57 58 61 60 59 59 60 60 60 61 64 64 64 64 64 65 65 67
MIN/MAX RH                   34         100          38         100          49
RH            94 97 66 38 35 51 81 92100100 61 43 38 54 77 86 94100 72 52 49 66
WIND DIR      SW NW  N  N  E SE  S  S  S  W  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       1  2  2  0  3  4  4  3  2  1  2  5  9  9  5  4  2  3  8 11 12  9
HEAT INDEX                                                             87 89
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)      3  5  5  5  3  0  0  0  3  5  8 10 15 20 20 20 32 44 42 38 33 27
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                                                      PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     5     5     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           5400  5100  3200  1000  4100  4000  2800  1600  4300  4200
T WIND DIR             NE     E    SE    SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD              4     5     8     8     8    12    11     5    14    20


DATE          TUE 10/28/14 WED 10/29/14 THU 10/30/14 FRI 10/31/14
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            66      87      65      84      64      85      59      84
TEMP          70 66 85 79 69 65 83 77 68 64 83 75 64 59 81 73
DEWPT         67 65 67 67 67 64 66 64 64 64 69 63 60 53 54 47
MAX/MIN RH         99      52      98      53      99      55      87      31
RH            91 95 55 68 93 98 58 65 87 99 63 67 87 81 38 39
PWIND DIR          SE       S      SE      NE       E      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            5      10      20      20      10      20      20      10
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS       IS IS IS
TSTMS                           IS 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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