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FOUS54 KCRP 020800
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
300 AM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

TXZ245-022200-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
300 AM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

DATE             TUE 09/02/14            WED 09/03/14            THU 09/04/14
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                      91          80          90          81          88
TEMP          83 82 85 89 90 85 83 82 81 81 85 89 89 86 84 82 81 81 83 87 88 87
DEWPT         77 76 77 76 75 76 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH                   63          88          67          85          66
RH            82 84 76 65 63 74 84 84 86 88 75 67 69 72 78 83 84 85 77 69 66 69
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E
WIND SPD      10  8 11 13 13 13 12 11 10  9 11 12 12 11  8  6  5  5  8  9 10 11
HEAT INDEX    92 89 96100100 94 91 90 88 87 96101101 97 92 89 88 87 91 96 97 96
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     62 62 63 71 73 72 69 77 81 80 81 77 79 75 81 74 67 60 61 61 53 44
POP 12HR                     50          30          50          30          40
QPF 12HR                   0.23        0.12        0.24        0.11        0.09
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     3     2     2     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     5     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           5100  5000  3300  1800  3300  3500  3400  3200  4000  3800
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             17    23    26    24    19    20    14    10    13    18


DATE          FRI 09/05/14 SAT 09/06/14 SUN 09/07/14 MON 09/08/14
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            79      89      79      89      77      89      77      88
TEMP          81 79 87 87 80 79 87 87 79 77 87 87 79 77 86 87
DEWPT         76 75 74 75 75 75 73 74 74 73 72 72 74 73 73 73
MAX/MIN RH         89      64      88      61      89      58      89      60
RH            87 89 67 68 84 88 64 65 85 89 62 62 85 89 64 64
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      30      10      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS    SC IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS
TSTMS         IS    SC IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS

$$

TXZ231-022200-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
300 AM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

DATE             TUE 09/02/14            WED 09/03/14            THU 09/04/14
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                      97          76          94          78          92
TEMP          79 78 85 93 95 89 82 79 77 76 83 91 92 88 83 80 79 78 83 89 92 90
DEWPT         76 76 75 73 72 72 74 75 75 75 74 73 72 73 74 75 75 74 73 71 70 70
MIN/MAX RH                   47          96          52          91          49
RH            89 93 73 53 47 58 77 87 93 95 74 56 52 61 74 85 89 90 71 55 49 52
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       5  5  9 11 13 14 11  8  5  5 11 12 13 12  8  5  4  4  6  8 10 10
HEAT INDEX          94102103 97 88          90 99100 96 90          89 95 97 95
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     55 59 55 62 61 57 66 68 70 83 73 78 74 83 84 73 76 79 71 63 50 36
POP 12HR                     40          20          40          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.12        0.02        0.20        0.05        0.14
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS SC SC SC    IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS            IS IS SC SC SC    IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     2     3     1     2     3     3     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           7700  7600  4000  1300  5400  5300  3900  2600  5400  5300
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E    SE
T WIND SPD             16    23    28    21    23    24    12     8    12    17


DATE          FRI 09/05/14 SAT 09/06/14 SUN 09/07/14 MON 09/08/14
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            77      92      76      94      74      96      74      94
TEMP          79 77 89 89 79 76 91 91 78 74 92 93 78 74 90 91
DEWPT         74 75 71 69 74 75 70 67 72 73 67 67 70 72 68 68
MAX/MIN RH         96      47      96      42      96      37      94      42
RH            83 96 55 51 85 96 50 46 82 95 43 42 77 94 48 46
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       E      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      30      10      30      10      30      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS    IS SC          SC          SC          IS
TSTMS         IS    IS SC          SC          SC          IS

$$

TXZ247-022200-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
300 AM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

DATE             TUE 09/02/14            WED 09/03/14            THU 09/04/14
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                      91          81          89          81          86
TEMP          84 82 85 89 90 85 83 83 82 82 86 89 88 86 84 82 82 81 83 85 86 86
DEWPT         76 77 77 76 76 76 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 76 77 77 76 76 76 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   63          86          68          85          71
RH            77 83 76 66 63 75 82 82 84 86 75 68 71 73 78 82 84 85 79 74 71 73
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE  E SE SE  E  E
WIND SPD      12 10 11 13 13 14 13 13 13 12 13 13 13 12  9  8  8  8  9 10 11 12
HEAT INDEX    94 91 96101101 95 93 92 91 90 97101101 97 93 91 89 88 92 95 96 95
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     64 65 64 72 73 70 68 75 81 80 82 77 79 76 83 74 69 64 63 62 57 52
POP 12HR                     40          30          50          30          40
QPF 12HR                   0.22        0.13        0.28        0.14        0.09
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     3     2     2     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     4     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           4300  4200  3400  1900  3100  3300  3300  3100  3300  3200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E
T WIND SPD             18    23    25    24    20    20    16    13    16    20


DATE          FRI 09/05/14 SAT 09/06/14 SUN 09/07/14 MON 09/08/14
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            79      87      80      87      78      86      78      87
TEMP          80 79 86 86 81 80 85 86 80 78 85 85 80 78 86 86
DEWPT         76 76 75 76 75 75 74 75 74 74 73 74 75 75 74 74
MAX/MIN RH         90      68      87      66      88      65      89      64
RH            87 90 71 72 83 87 68 70 84 88 67 69 85 89 67 68
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      30      10      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS    SC IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS
TSTMS         IS    SC IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS

$$

TXZ234-022200-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
300 AM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

DATE             TUE 09/02/14            WED 09/03/14            THU 09/04/14
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                      93          76          93          77          94
TEMP          79 78 87 91 92 86 80 78 77 76 85 91 92 90 84 80 78 77 84 91 94 91
DEWPT         76 76 76 74 74 74 76 76 76 75 75 75 74 74 75 75 75 75 74 73 73 73
MIN/MAX RH                   56          98          56          91          51
RH            92 95 72 57 57 68 86 93 97 97 73 59 56 61 74 85 90 91 72 56 51 56
WIND DIR      SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       5  4 10 12 12 12  8  5  4  4  9 10 12  9  5  3  2  3  4  6  9  9
HEAT INDEX          97101102 94 86          94102102 99 92 85       90 99102100
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     63 70 69 69 72 68 65 70 79 82 80 75 66 67 79 73 60 48 56 63 55 47
POP 12HR                     50          20          40          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.23        0.05        0.16        0.06        0.11
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     3     2     1     2     3     3     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           5400  6100  3500   800  4100  4100  3600  3100  4800  4700
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             17    21    26    20    18    17     9     4     9    16


DATE          FRI 09/05/14 SAT 09/06/14 SUN 09/07/14 MON 09/08/14
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            77      94      75      94      73      96      74      95
TEMP          80 77 91 91 79 75 91 91 77 73 92 93 78 74 91 92
DEWPT         76 74 72 73 74 74 71 73 73 71 70 70 72 73 70 71
MAX/MIN RH         94      50      95      48      95      43      97      46
RH            88 93 54 56 86 95 53 55 87 94 49 48 84 97 51 52
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       E      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      30      10      30      10      30      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS    IS SC       IS SC       IS SC       IS IS
TSTMS         IS    IS SC       IS SC       IS SC       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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