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FOUS54 KCRP 052046
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
246 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

TXZ245-061030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
246 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

DATE           03/05/15      FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15            SUN
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                      35          52          42          55          46
TEMP          48 42 39 37 35 35 37 45 49 48 47 47 43 42 47 53 55 53 49 47 46 46
DEWPT         35 32 30 29 26 23 22 22 24 28 32 34 34 36 37 39 40 41 43 45 45 46
MAX/MIN RH                   74          36          80          56         100
RH            61 66 71 74 68 62 55 41 36 46 58 60 71 80 70 58 56 64 80 90 95100
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD      17 14 11 13 11 12 13  9  8  6  4  5  5  8  8  8  8  8  8  6  8  8
CLOUDS        B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     74 56 46 36 31 27 34 41 47 52 63 74 76 79 88 92 95 98 98 98 95 96
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          10          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.05
RAIN                                                              C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   NM
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1700  2300  4600  4900  3100  1700  2900  2700    MM    MM
T WIND DIR              N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             26    25    19    12    11    12    10    11
WIND CHILL              Y  Y  Y


DATE           03/08/15  MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15  THU 03/12/15
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          57      49    61      50    63      52    68      54    68
TEMP          55 55 51   49 59 58 52   50 61 60 54   52 65 64 57   54 66 65
DEWPT         52 53 51   49 52 52 50   48 52 52 51   50 54 54 53   52 56 55
MIN/MAX RH       82     100    76      92    70      91    65      95    70
RH            90 93100  100 81 81 92   90 73 76 90   91 69 72 88   95 76 75
PWIND DIR        NE      NE     N       N    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         70      60    40      40    30      20    10      10     5
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM NM   NM SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS

$$

TXZ231-061030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
246 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

DATE           03/05/15      FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15            SUN
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                      30          53          39          58          43
TEMP          50 44 39 34 31 31 35 46 52 50 46 45 39 39 45 55 58 54 48 46 45 43
DEWPT         31 26 25 24 23 23 23 21 22 27 30 30 31 30 31 33 36 38 40 40 41 43
MAX/MIN RH                   73          31          71          43         100
RH            48 51 56 66 71 72 61 37 31 40 54 56 71 70 58 44 44 55 72 80 89100
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  N NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE
WIND SPD      14 12 10  9  8  6  9  6  5  4  3  2  2  4  4  4  5  5  4  3  4  4
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     58 34 32 30 28 26 29 31 44 57 61 65 65 66 87 87 91 96 96 97 93 95
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.05
RAIN                                                              C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   NM
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2700  2400  4700  5000  3000  1800  3200  3200    MM    MM
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE     E     E    NE     E
T WIND SPD             23    20    14     9     9    10     8     8
FREEZE                     W  W
WIND CHILL              Y  Y  Y


DATE           03/08/15  MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15  THU 03/12/15
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          58      48    62      48    66      49    72      51    73
TEMP          55 55 50   48 59 58 51   48 63 61 52   49 68 66 55   51 70 68
DEWPT         51 52 50   48 50 51 49   47 51 50 49   47 52 51 49   48 55 54
MIN/MAX RH       82     100    68      97    59      92    51      93    56
RH            86 91100  100 73 78 95   97 66 68 88   92 58 59 83   93 63 63
PWIND DIR         E      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE       E     E
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         60      50    30      30    30      20    10      10     5
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS

$$

TXZ247-061030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
246 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

DATE           03/05/15      FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15            SUN
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                      38          52          46          56          48
TEMP          49 46 42 40 39 38 39 44 49 48 48 49 46 46 48 54 56 54 50 50 49 48
DEWPT         36 33 32 30 27 25 23 24 24 28 31 33 34 38 40 41 42 42 44 47 47 48
MAX/MIN RH                   68          37          78          59         100
RH            61 60 67 68 63 58 53 43 37 44 52 54 62 75 72 62 59 65 80 89 94100
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD      19 19 18 16 14 16 14 10  8  8  6  8  8  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     77 63 53 43 36 28 36 45 49 53 64 75 77 80 89 92 95 98 98 98 95 96
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.05
RAIN                                                              C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   NM
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1900  2500  4500  4900  3500  2200  2600  2500    MM    MM
T WIND DIR              N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             27    25    19    13    12    13    10    12
WIND CHILL              Y  Y  Y


DATE           03/08/15  MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15  THU 03/12/15
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          58      51    62      52    63      54    67      56    67
TEMP          56 56 53   51 60 59 54   52 61 61 56   54 65 64 58   56 65 65
DEWPT         53 53 53   51 52 51 51   49 52 52 53   51 54 54 54   54 56 55
MIN/MAX RH       80     100    75      90    69      89    65      90    72
RH            90 90100   99 80 79 90   89 73 74 89   89 69 70 85   90 77 75
PWIND DIR        NE      NE     N       N    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         70      60    40      40    30      20    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM NM   NM SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS

$$

TXZ234-061030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
246 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

DATE           03/05/15      FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15            SUN
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                      30          54          37          56          43
TEMP          45 41 38 33 31 30 35 46 52 49 45 43 38 37 44 53 56 52 47 46 44 43
DEWPT         33 30 28 26 23 22 22 20 22 27 30 30 30 32 32 32 33 35 38 40 41 43
MAX/MIN RH                   75          30          80          43         100
RH            61 63 67 75 73 71 58 35 30 41 56 61 73 80 61 45 43 52 70 81 88100
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD      16 12  9 10  9  8 11  8  6  4  3  3  4  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  5
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     58 35 33 30 24 18 25 32 37 42 50 57 64 72 87 91 95 98 98 98 94 95
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.05
RAIN                                                              C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   NM
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1800  2000  5100  5500  3200  1800  2600  2600    MM    MM
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             25    21    17    11     9    10    10     8
FREEZE                     W  W
WIND CHILL              Y  Y  Y


DATE           03/08/15  MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15  THU 03/12/15
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          56      47    61      48    65      49    71      51    72
TEMP          53 53 49   47 59 58 50   48 62 61 52   49 67 66 55   51 69 67
DEWPT         50 51 49   47 51 50 48   46 51 51 49   48 53 53 50   49 56 56
MIN/MAX RH       81     100    70      95    63      95    56      96    61
RH            89 91100  100 76 76 94   95 69 72 91   95 62 66 87   96 68 69
PWIND DIR        NE      NE     N       N    NE      NE    NE       N     E
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         70      50    30      30    30      20    10      10     5
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM 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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