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FOUS54 KCRP 210229
PFWCRP
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
929 PM CDT MON OCT 20 2014

TXZ245-211015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
929 PM CDT MON OCT 20 2014

DATE           10/20/14      TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14            THU
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      69          83          68          82          69
TEMP                74 72 70 69 75 82 83 77 73 70 69 68 75 81 82 77 73 71 70 69
DEWPT               69 68 67 66 66 65 63 63 63 63 62 63 65 66 66 66 65 64 63 63
MAX/MIN RH                   92          52          86          58          83
RH                  85 89 91 92 73 58 52 61 73 77 81 86 74 59 58 67 75 77 80 83
WIND DIR            NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD             5  5  8  9 10 11 12 11 10  9  6  9 10 11 11 11 10  8  6  6
HEAT INDEX                                                 83 85
CLOUDS              SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)           50 43 59 58 63 49 49 38 37 37 36 36 35 34 32 29 35 41 41 41
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS
TSTMS
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        4     3     5     5     4     3     4     4     3
MIXING HGT                 2000  5200  5300  3500  1700  4200  4000  2400   700
T WIND DIR                    E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD                   16    16    13    16    13    14    18    19    14


DATE           10/23 FRI 10/24/14 SAT 10/25/14 SUN 10/26/14 MON 10/27/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            81      67      82      66      82      66      82      69      84
TEMP          80 75 69 67 81 76 69 66 81 76 69 66 81 77 71 69 83 78
DEWPT         63 62 61 60 60 60 60 60 59 61 63 61 60 61 65 64 65 65
MIN/MAX RH         55      81      47      84      47      87      47      85      53
RH            58 64 77 81 48 57 75 84 48 59 82 87 49 58 81 85 55 64
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE       E      NE      SE      SE      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10       5       5       5       5       5      10

$$

TXZ231-211015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
929 PM CDT MON OCT 20 2014

DATE           10/20/14      TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14            THU
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      66          86          62          85          63
TEMP                72 69 67 66 75 84 86 77 70 66 64 62 73 83 85 77 70 67 65 63
DEWPT               68 66 65 64 64 61 59 59 60 60 60 57 61 61 60 61 62 63 63 61
MAX/MIN RH                   95          40          87          43          94
RH                  86 89 95 95 67 45 40 54 72 79 87 84 66 47 43 57 75 87 93 93
WIND DIR             E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD             3  3  5  4  8  8 10  8  6  4  4  4  8  8  8  8  6  4  3  4
CLOUDS              SC SC B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)           37 48 70 66 81 58 59 60 56 53 46 39 39 39 39 38 43 48 45 43
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS
TSTMS
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        4     4     4     4     5     3     4     4     2
MIXING HGT                 1500  5700  5900  3300   800  5800  7000  3200   500
T WIND DIR                    E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD                   14    13    13    17    13    12    14    20    16


DATE           10/23 FRI 10/24/14 SAT 10/25/14 SUN 10/26/14 MON 10/27/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            84      63      86      62      86      61      86      63      88
TEMP          82 76 66 63 84 77 66 62 84 77 65 61 84 78 68 63 86 79
DEWPT         59 58 60 60 59 55 56 55 57 54 58 58 57 57 62 60 62 62
MIN/MAX RH         42      90      37      78      35      90      36      88      42
RH            46 54 79 90 43 46 69 78 39 45 77 90 40 49 84 88 45 55
PWIND DIR           E       E      NE      SE      NE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10       5       5       5       5       5      10

$$

TXZ247-211015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
929 PM CDT MON OCT 20 2014

DATE           10/20/14      TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14            THU
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      75          82          71          82          71
TEMP                78 76 75 75 78 81 82 78 74 73 71 71 76 81 82 78 75 73 72 71
DEWPT               69 69 69 68 68 67 65 65 65 64 64 65 67 67 67 67 66 65 65 65
MAX/MIN RH                   83          58          83          60          80
RH                  76 78 80 81 72 63 58 65 73 75 78 83 74 61 60 68 74 75 77 80
WIND DIR            NE  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE
WIND SPD             8 10 10 10 12 11 13 12 12 11  9 10 12 12 12 12 11 10  8  9
HEAT INDEX                         84 84                   84 85
CLOUDS              B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)           54 45 62 59 69 48 57 42 40 39 38 38 37 37 32 27 34 42 42 42
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS
TSTMS
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        4     4     4     5     3     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT                 3000  5100  5100  3700  2200  3300  3100  2700  2300
T WIND DIR                    E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD                   17    18    17    16    14    16    20    20    16


DATE           10/23 FRI 10/24/14 SAT 10/25/14 SUN 10/26/14 MON 10/27/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            80      69      82      69      81      68      81      71      84
TEMP          80 76 71 69 81 77 71 69 80 76 70 68 80 78 73 71 82 79
DEWPT         65 64 62 62 61 61 61 62 61 62 62 62 61 62 65 65 65 66
MIN/MAX RH         58      78      48      78      51      81      50      81      54
RH            60 65 74 78 50 57 70 78 53 60 76 81 51 59 78 81 55 64
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE       E      NE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10       5       5       5       5       5      10

$$

TXZ234-211015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
929 PM CDT MON OCT 20 2014

DATE           10/20/14      TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14            THU
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      62          86          60          84          62
TEMP                70 67 64 62 74 84 86 77 69 65 62 60 71 82 84 76 69 66 64 62
DEWPT               66 63 62 61 60 57 54 56 57 55 57 57 61 62 61 60 61 61 60 58
MAX/MIN RH                   94          34          89          46          86
RH                  87 89 94 94 63 39 34 49 68 71 85 89 70 51 46 58 74 83 86 86
WIND DIR            NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD             4  3  4  4  6  8 10  6  6  5  4  5  8  8  8  6  6  4  3  4
CLOUDS              SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)           43 42 47 46 42 48 42 42 38 35 33 32 34 36 34 32 36 40 40 40
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        5     5     4     5     5     3     4     4     2
MIXING HGT                 1000  5700  6000  3100   500  5500  5900  1900   200
T WIND DIR                    E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD                   10    11    11    17    14    14    13    16    12


DATE           10/23 FRI 10/24/14 SAT 10/25/14 SUN 10/26/14 MON 10/27/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            83      60      84      61      85      59      85      63      86
TEMP          81 74 64 60 82 75 65 61 83 75 64 59 82 77 67 63 84 78
DEWPT         57 58 57 55 57 56 58 56 57 55 60 58 58 59 62 61 63 62
MIN/MAX RH         43      84      39      85      37      96      41      92      46
RH            45 57 78 84 42 51 78 85 41 49 87 96 43 55 84 92 49 60
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE       E      NE       S       S      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10       5       5       5       5       5      10

$$

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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