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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
328 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

TXZ245-232215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
328 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

DATE             SAT 07/23/16            SUN 07/24/16            MON 07/25/16
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                      92          80          90          79          91
TEMP          81 79 86 89 88 86 81 81 82 80 86 87 87 85 80 81 81 79 85 88 87 85
DEWPT         76 76 75 75 75 76 76 77 77 76 76 75 76 77 77 77 77 76 77 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH                   58          89          64          92          61
RH            86 91 71 64 66 71 86 87 85 89 73 69 71 79 90 90 89 91 76 68 68 73
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       5  4  5  8 10 11 10  9  6  5  6  9 10 11 10  8  6  3  4  8 11 12
HEAT INDEX    88    95 99 98 96 88 89 89    94 97 97 95 84 87 84    96 97 96 94
CLOUDS        SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     47 53 49 45 34 23 22 21 36 51 46 41 30 18 17 16 31 39 56 34 31 38
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          10          40
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0        0.04
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS                                           SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                                  IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
HAINES                  4     5     5     5     4     5     4     4     3     4
MIXING HGT           4300  3800  1300  2000  4900  4500  2300  1500  5300  5000
T WIND DIR              S    SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             10    16    17    12     9    17    23    13     9    19


DATE          TUE 07/26/16 WED 07/27/16 THU 07/28/16 FRI 07/29/16
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      91      79      91      79      90      80      90
TEMP          81 79 87 85 81 79 88 85 81 79 87 85 81 80 87 85
DEWPT         77 76 75 76 76 76 75 76 77 76 76 76 77 76 77 76
MAX/MIN RH         91      63      91      62      91      64      91      65
RH            89 90 69 76 88 91 67 75 88 91 69 76 88 91 71 76
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR           40      60      30      30       5      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS       SC NM IS    SC SC IS
TSTMS                  IS          IS

$$

TXZ231-232215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
328 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

DATE             SAT 07/23/16            SUN 07/24/16            MON 07/25/16
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                     102          76         102          77         100
TEMP          77 75 88 98102 97 84 81 78 76 88 98102 96 85 81 79 77 88 97100 95
DEWPT         75 75 70 67 68 70 73 75 76 75 71 68 69 72 74 77 76 76 75 69 69 70
MIN/MAX RH                   33          96          35          95          36
RH            96100 56 37 33 43 68 84 93 95 58 39 35 46 69 85 92 94 65 42 36 45
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       3  2  3  5  9 12 10  6  4  3  4  8 10 13 12  6  2  2  6  4  9 14
HEAT INDEX          93103109103 91 86       94103109104 92 89       98103107102
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     28 45 37 28 23 17 13  9 29 49 40 30 20 10 10 11 13 39 32 39 41 38
POP 12HR                     10          10          20           5          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01           0        0.03
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS IS             IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                                          IS IS                   IS IS
OBVIS         PF
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           7900  9400  4200  1300  7600  9200  4300   900  8400 10200
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              9    13    20    10    11    14    21    11     6    16


DATE          TUE 07/26/16 WED 07/27/16 THU 07/28/16 FRI 07/29/16
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            77     100      77     100      76     100      76     100
TEMP          81 77 96 94 81 77 96 94 80 76 96 94 80 76 96 95
DEWPT         76 75 71 71 75 75 69 69 75 75 69 71 76 76 69 70
MAX/MIN RH         93      36      95      36      97      36      97      35
RH            84 92 44 47 83 94 42 45 85 97 42 47 86 97 41 45
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC SC FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR           10      40      10      30       5      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC          SC
TSTMS                  IS          IS

$$

TXZ247-232215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
328 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

DATE             SAT 07/23/16            SUN 07/24/16            MON 07/25/16
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                      91          82          89          82          89
TEMP          81 81 87 90 91 87 85 84 83 82 86 88 89 86 84 83 82 82 86 89 89 86
DEWPT         77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 76 77 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   64          85          69          85          66
RH            87 88 71 64 65 72 78 82 84 85 74 69 69 75 80 83 84 84 75 67 67 71
WIND DIR      SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       8  6  6  8 10 11 11 11  9  6  6  9 10 11 10  9  8  5  6  9 11 12
HEAT INDEX    89 87 98103103 99 95 93 91 89 97100100 97 93 93 90 89 97100100 96
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     56 54 55 56 42 27 26 25 36 48 46 44 32 19 17 15 30 36 55 34 31 38
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          10          40
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS                                           SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     5     4     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2700  1800  1300  2300  3300  3000  2200  2600  3700  3500
T WIND DIR              S    SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD              9    14    19    14     9    17    25    16    11    19


DATE          TUE 07/26/16 WED 07/27/16 THU 07/28/16 FRI 07/29/16
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            81      89      81      89      82      89      82      89
TEMP          83 81 89 86 83 81 89 86 83 82 89 86 83 82 89 86
DEWPT         77 76 76 76 76 77 75 76 77 77 76 77 77 77 77 77
MAX/MIN RH         85      65      85      65      86      67      86      68
RH            81 85 66 71 80 85 65 72 80 86 68 74 81 86 70 74
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC SC FW
POP 12HR           40      50      30      30       5      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC       SC SC

$$

TXZ234-232215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
328 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

DATE             SAT 07/23/16            SUN 07/24/16            MON 07/25/16
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                      99          77          96          75          95
TEMP          77 76 90 98 98 95 83 79 77 77 89 95 96 92 81 78 76 75 88 94 95 92
DEWPT         75 75 73 72 72 72 74 76 76 75 75 74 73 72 76 77 76 75 77 72 70 72
MIN/MAX RH                   42          97          48         100          45
RH            96 98 57 44 42 48 74 89 96 96 63 50 48 53 84 97100100 71 49 45 53
WIND DIR       S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  N SW  S SE SE
WIND SPD       3  2  3  5  9 11  9  4  3  2  4  6 10 12  8  4  2  1  4  4 11 12
HEAT INDEX          99107107104 90          99106105101 88         101103101100
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     27 37 35 32 24 16 15 15 35 55 47 38 25 12 13 14 34 45 56 35 30 45
POP 12HR                     20          10          20           5          50
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.01           0        0.06
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS                   IS IS             SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                          IS IS                   IS IS
OBVIS         PF
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     2
HAINES                  4     5     5     5     4     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           7700  7600  2200  1100  7400  7200  2700   400  7800  7700
T WIND DIR              S    SE     S     S     S    SE    SE    NE     E    SE
T WIND SPD              8    13    13     6     8    13    17     5     3    16


DATE          TUE 07/26/16 WED 07/27/16 THU 07/28/16 FRI 07/29/16
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            76      92      75      94      75      95      76      94
TEMP          79 76 92 89 77 75 93 91 78 75 94 92 78 76 94 91
DEWPT         76 75 73 71 75 75 70 72 75 75 72 71 76 76 72 72
MAX/MIN RH         96      48      99      45     100      45     100      47
RH            91 96 56 54 91 99 47 55 92100 49 51 92100 49 54
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR           40      60      20      30       5      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS       SC NM SC    IS SC SC
TSTMS                  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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