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FOUS54 KCRP 280837
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
337 AM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016

TXZ245-282215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
337 AM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016

DATE             SAT 05/28/16            SUN 05/29/16            MON 05/30/16
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                      86          78          87          77          86
TEMP          77 77 82 86 84 81 78 79 79 79 83 87 85 84 80 79 78 77 82 85 86 84
DEWPT         74 76 77 76 77 76 76 76 75 74 74 73 73 76 75 75 75 74 74 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH                   73          92          65          92          70
RH            91 97 84 73 79 83 93 89 89 87 74 65 69 78 86 88 90 92 78 71 71 76
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      10  9  9 12 13 13 11  9  8  8  9 12 12 12 10  9  6  6  8 11 12 11
HEAT INDEX          91 96 94 88             91 94 92 93             89 93 95 91
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     76 68 51 45 46 43 49 51 63 72 69 65 64 57 59 60 65 70 64 58 57 57
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.03           0        0.01
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS             IS IS       IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS                         IS
LAL                     2     2     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  6     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           3400  3300  2300  1900  4000  3900  2200  1700  4000  3700
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             18    24    19    13    17    21    19    13    13    16


DATE          TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16 THU 06/02/16 FRI 06/03/16
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            78      86      78      86      76      84      74      85
TEMP          79 78 85 84 79 78 86 84 78 76 84 82 76 74 85 82
DEWPT         75 75 74 74 74 74 75 75 75 73 72 72 73 71 70 71
MAX/MIN RH         92      68      88      70      91      68      92      60
RH            86 92 70 73 85 88 71 74 90 90 69 73 90 91 61 69
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       S      SE      SE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      30      20      30      30      40      30      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ231-282215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
337 AM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016

DATE             SAT 05/28/16            SUN 05/29/16            MON 05/30/16
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          92          75          91
TEMP          77 77 84 90 92 91 81 78 77 76 83 88 91 87 80 78 76 75 84 90 91 86
DEWPT         74 75 75 73 74 73 75 75 74 75 74 71 72 70 72 73 74 74 73 71 71 71
MIN/MAX RH                   53          93          53          96          52
RH            92 95 75 59 56 56 82 88 93 95 74 56 54 57 76 85 93 96 68 55 52 60
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       8  4  9 11 14 13 10  6  5  4 10 11 12 12 10  8  5  4  6 10 11 10
HEAT INDEX          93 98101 99 87          90 94 98 92             91 97 97 91
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     57 66 67 68 59 62 67 63 64 74 72 70 61 53 58 62 66 71 64 57 63 70
POP 12HR                     30          10          20          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0        0.03        0.01        0.16
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS SC SC IS
TSTMS            SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS IS IS             SC SC IS
LAL                     3     3     1     1     2     2     2     1     1     3
HAINES                  6     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           4400  4600  2500  1500  4700  4800  3500  1400  5300  5200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             16    24    17    10    17    21    18    11    13    16


DATE          TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16 THU 06/02/16 FRI 06/03/16
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            74      90      74      91      72      87      71      87
TEMP          77 74 89 86 77 74 90 86 76 72 86 83 74 71 87 83
DEWPT         73 72 72 73 74 74 73 73 75 72 71 72 72 69 67 67
MAX/MIN RH         93      56     100      57     100      60      96      50
RH            87 93 58 64 89100 58 66 97100 61 68 92 95 52 59
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR           30      40      20      40      40      40      30      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ247-282215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
337 AM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016

DATE             SAT 05/28/16            SUN 05/29/16            MON 05/30/16
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                      85          79          85          78          85
TEMP          78 77 81 85 83 82 79 79 80 79 83 85 83 83 80 80 79 78 82 84 85 83
DEWPT         74 77 77 77 77 76 77 76 76 75 75 74 74 77 76 75 75 75 75 75 75 76
MIN/MAX RH                   78          91          69          89          74
RH            88 98 89 78 84 84 92 89 88 86 78 69 75 81 86 87 88 89 79 74 74 79
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      12 11 11 12 14 14 13 12 11 10 10 12 12 13 13 12 10  8  9 11 13 11
HEAT INDEX          89 94 92 89             89 93 90 92 86          89 92 93 91
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     76 68 51 46 46 41 48 47 62 71 68 66 63 60 60 60 64 68 63 57 58 59
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.03           0        0.01
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS             IS IS       IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS                         IS
LAL                     2     2     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           2800  2800  2400  2300  3600  3500  2300  2500  3200  3000
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             20    25    24    19    19    23    21    16    13    17


DATE          TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16 THU 06/02/16 FRI 06/03/16
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      85      79      86      78      84      77      85
TEMP          80 79 84 83 80 79 85 84 79 78 83 82 78 77 84 82
DEWPT         75 76 74 75 75 74 75 75 77 74 73 73 73 72 71 72
MAX/MIN RH         91      71      85      71      92      70      87      63
RH            86 91 72 75 84 85 72 75 92 87 71 74 86 86 64 71
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E       E      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      30      20      30      30      40      30      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ234-282215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
337 AM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016

DATE             SAT 05/28/16            SUN 05/29/16            MON 05/30/16
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          76          89          74          87
TEMP          76 74 84 89 89 83 78 76 76 76 84 89 88 85 78 76 75 74 82 86 87 83
DEWPT         73 74 77 76 76 74 75 75 74 74 75 73 73 74 74 73 74 73 72 71 71 72
MIN/MAX RH                   65          95          60          98          59
RH            91100 80 65 67 74 92 96 95 92 74 60 61 70 86 91 96 98 72 60 60 70
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  E SE  E SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       5  5  8 10 12 12  6  3  3  4  8 11 11 10  8  5  4  4  6  9 11  9
HEAT INDEX          93100101 91             93 96 97 92             86 91 93 89
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     73 71 62 52 50 48 56 60 64 78 73 67 62 55 58 61 66 72 66 60 56 52
POP 12HR                     30          10          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0        0.04           0        0.07
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS                   IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     2
HAINES                  6     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           4100  4100  1900  1400  4400  4500  2500  1200  4800  4600
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             13    21    12     6    16    19    12     5    10    14


DATE          TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16 THU 06/02/16 FRI 06/03/16
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            74      87      74      88      72      86      71      86
TEMP          76 74 86 84 77 74 87 84 75 72 85 82 74 71 85 81
DEWPT         73 73 73 73 73 73 74 74 73 72 71 72 71 69 68 69
MAX/MIN RH         98      63      96      63      98      63      94      56
RH            90 98 65 70 89 96 64 71 94 98 64 71 91 94 56 66
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E      NE       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      40      20      30      30      40      30      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC 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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