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FOUS54 KCRP 012054
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
254 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

TXZ245-021015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
254 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

DATE           02/01/15      MON 02/02/15            TUE 02/03/15            WED
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                      45          52          44          54          49
TEMP          70 63 53 50 47 45 47 51 52 50 47 45 44 45 49 52 53 52 51 50 50 50
DEWPT         60 59 53 47 40 35 31 31 31 32 34 36 38 38 41 44 46 49 50 50 50 49
MAX/MIN RH                  100          43          81          73         100
RH            69 90100 91 76 67 55 46 43 50 60 70 79 77 75 73 79 89 97100 97 97
WIND DIR       S  S  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD       5  2  9 19 23 19 16 12  9  5  4  5  5  6  6  6  8  9  8  6  5  4
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     81 74 69 64 48 32 39 46 56 66 68 84 84 97 98100100100100100 97 93
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          60          70
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0        0.40        0.49
RAIN                                                  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  C
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS
TSTMS         IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     3     3     2     2     3
MIXING HGT           3700  2100  2100  2300  2700  2200  1600  1500   600   200
T WIND DIR             NE     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             19    36    26    14     8    10    11    14    13    10


DATE           02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15  SAT 02/07/15  SUN 02/08/15
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          64      52    59      43    55      46    65      54    69
TEMP          59 61 55   53 57 56 48   44 52 52 49   48 59 61 56   55 64 65
DEWPT         55 53 50   47 52 45 41   39 40 43 43   44 50 52 51   52 57 56
MIN/MAX RH       75      86    66      81    63      90    68      91    71
RH            86 77 86   81 82 67 78   81 64 71 80   89 73 73 83   90 77 73
PWIND DIR        NE      NE     N       N    NE      SE     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         50      20    10       5     5       5     5       0     5
RAIN           C  C  S

$$

TXZ231-021015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
254 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

DATE           02/01/15      MON 02/02/15            TUE 02/03/15            WED
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                      43          54          41          53          47
TEMP          75 65 53 49 45 43 45 51 54 50 45 44 42 42 44 47 49 49 49 49 49 49
DEWPT         59 58 53 41 34 28 26 26 26 29 30 33 35 36 39 41 43 45 46 47 47 47
MAX/MIN RH                  100          34          80          73         100
RH            59 78100 75 64 57 46 36 34 43 53 65 74 79 80 78 80 86 90 92 91 95
WIND DIR      NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E SE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E
WIND SPD       5  5 12 17 14 12 11  8  4  3  2  2  2  3  3  3  4  4  3  2  2  1
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     76 71 66 60 51 42 44 46 56 67 70 85 87 98 99100100100100100 94 89
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          60          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.38        0.26
RAIN                                                  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     2     2     2     2     3
MIXING HGT           3900  2400  2400  2700  2600  1900  1200  1200   900   500
T WIND DIR              N     N     N    NE     E     E     E     E    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             23    26    18     8     3     4     6     8     6     3


DATE           02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15  SAT 02/07/15  SUN 02/08/15
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          66      48    62      41    60      43    70      51    74
TEMP          55 60 54   50 55 57 49   43 50 55 49   45 55 63 57   53 61 67
DEWPT         52 52 49   46 50 42 38   37 40 42 41   42 50 52 50   50 56 52
MIN/MAX RH       70      92    53      82    57      99    62      97    56
RH            90 73 82   85 84 56 66   77 69 61 73   89 82 65 78   89 83 59
PWIND DIR        NW       E     N       N    NE      SE     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 SC   SC B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW
POP 12HR         30      10     5       5     5       0     0       0     5
RAIN           C  S

$$

TXZ247-021015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
254 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

DATE           02/01/15      MON 02/02/15            TUE 02/03/15            WED
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                      47          53          46          53          52
TEMP          68 61 54 51 48 47 48 52 53 51 49 48 47 47 50 52 52 52 52 52 53 52
DEWPT         58 58 54 50 43 38 33 34 34 35 36 38 40 40 42 44 47 49 51 52 52 52
MAX/MIN RH                  100          48          77          74         100
RH            71 88100 98 82 72 55 51 48 55 61 69 77 76 74 74 81 91 99100 99 98
WIND DIR       S  S  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E NE NE
WIND SPD       5  3  6 20 25 21 18 13 10  6  5  6  6  8  8  8  9 10  9  8  8  6
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     79 73 72 72 57 43 46 49 60 70 72 88 88 97 99100100100100100 97 94
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          60          70
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0        0.40        0.54
RAIN                                                  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  C
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS
TSTMS         IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     3     3     2     2     3
MIXING HGT           3700  2200  2200  2300  2800  2300  1500  1400   300   100
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             18    41    29    17    11    12    13    17    16    12


DATE           02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15  SAT 02/07/15  SUN 02/08/15
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          63      53    58      45    55      49    64      56    67
TEMP          59 60 56   54 57 56 50   46 53 53 51   50 59 61 58   57 63 64
DEWPT         55 54 52   48 52 46 43   40 41 44 44   46 50 53 52   54 57 56
MIN/MAX RH       78      87    69      80    64      87    69      90    74
RH            86 79 87   81 82 70 77   80 65 71 77   86 73 74 81   89 79 76
PWIND DIR        NE      NE     N       N    NE      SE     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         50      20    10       5     5       5     5       0     5
RAIN           C  C  S

$$

TXZ234-021015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
254 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

DATE           02/01/15      MON 02/02/15            TUE 02/03/15            WED
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                      41          53          40          53          48
TEMP          74 64 52 48 44 41 44 50 53 49 44 42 41 42 45 50 51 50 49 49 49 49
DEWPT         61 58 51 41 32 28 25 25 27 29 31 32 33 34 36 39 43 46 47 47 47 48
MAX/MIN RH                   97          37          75          64         100
RH            64 81 97 78 63 58 47 38 37 45 59 67 74 75 70 64 72 86 92 93 92 96
WIND DIR       W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E NE  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E
WIND SPD       5  5 12 17 17 14 13  9  6  4  3  2  2  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  2  2
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     86 79 60 40 31 22 28 35 46 57 59 74 74 92 96100100100100100 96 92
POP 12HR                     20           5          10          60          60
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0        0.38        0.36
RAIN                                                  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  C
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS
TSTMS         IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           3400  2000  2000  2200  2500  2000  2200  2100   800   400
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N    NE    NE     E    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             23    28    21    11     4     5     6     8     6     4


DATE           02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15  SAT 02/07/15  SUN 02/08/15
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          65      49    60      40    58      42    67      51    73
TEMP          58 61 53   50 56 56 46   42 52 54 46   44 58 62 54   53 65 67
DEWPT         54 53 49   45 50 43 39   36 39 41 39   41 50 52 50   50 57 55
MIN/MAX RH       72      87    60      81    55      93    62      96    63
RH            85 75 87   83 81 61 77   81 61 62 78   88 73 69 85   91 76 66
PWIND DIR        NE      NE     N       N    NE      SE     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         50      20    10       5     5       0     5       0     5
RAIN           C  C  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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