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FOUS54 KCRP 040821
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
321 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

TXZ245-042245-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
321 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

DATE             WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16
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                      82          63          84          67          83
TEMP          61 62 69 78 82 81 75 69 63 64 72 82 84 80 75 73 70 67 78 83 83 79
DEWPT         55 54 52 52 53 55 58 60 60 58 56 55 57 58 59 59 60 60 60 60 61 62
MIN/MAX RH                   37          89          39          78          47
RH            83 76 55 40 37 42 54 73 88 83 57 40 40 47 58 64 70 77 53 47 49 58
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N NE  S  S SW  W NW NW  N NE SE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       8  8  8  5  5  2  4  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  4  3  4  6  6  8  9 11
CLOUDS        FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     14 10 10  0  0  0  0  0  5  3  6  5  4  7  9 10  8  6  8  9 10 12
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  6     4     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           4400  5700  2200   300  5200  6900  2700   900    MM    MM
T WIND DIR              N     E    SW     W    NW    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             12     8     8    10     8     9     6     6


DATE          SAT 05/07/16 SUN 05/08/16 MON 05/09/16 TUE 05/10/16
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            70      80      72      81      75      82      76      83
TEMP          72 70 80 77 73 73 81 78 75 76 82 78 77 76 83 80
DEWPT         63 62 62 63 65 66 67 68 69 71 72 73 74 74 74 73
MAX/MIN RH         79      56      81      63      84      71      94      73
RH            73 75 56 64 77 80 64 72 82 83 71 83 91 94 74 81
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     15>     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0       0       5      10      10      30      20      30
RAIN SHWRS                                  SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                                       SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ231-042245-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
321 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

DATE             WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16
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          56          89          60          89
TEMP          55 56 67 80 86 83 74 63 56 58 72 86 89 86 72 66 63 61 76 85 89 85
DEWPT         50 50 50 48 44 52 54 53 53 53 51 49 50 53 54 54 54 55 55 55 55 56
MIN/MAX RH                   23          91          26          82          32
RH            86 80 55 33 23 34 49 68 89 82 48 28 26 33 53 66 73 80 49 37 32 37
WIND DIR      NE  N  N  N  N  N SE  S SW  W  N NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       3  3  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  5  6  9 11
CLOUDS        FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     16 10 10  0  0  0  0  0  5  4  6  6  7 10 11 12 10  8  8  9  9  8
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     5     5     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           7000  7700  5000   200  6600  8300  4400   200    MM    MM
T WIND DIR              N     N    SE    SW     N    NE    NE     E
T WIND SPD              8     8     5     5     5     8     5     4


DATE          SAT 05/07/16 SUN 05/08/16 MON 05/09/16 TUE 05/10/16
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            64      87      68      88      72      90      73      90
TEMP          69 65 85 82 71 69 87 82 73 73 88 85 76 73 89 85
DEWPT         61 61 60 60 63 65 64 65 68 69 68 70 72 72 72 70
MAX/MIN RH         92      41      88      45      90      49      98      54
RH            76 86 43 49 77 86 47 58 83 88 51 60 89 96 58 61
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR            0       0       5      10      10      20      20      30
RAIN SHWRS                                  IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                                       IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ247-042245-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
321 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

DATE             WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16
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                      80          67          81          72          82
TEMP          65 66 71 77 80 80 77 73 68 67 72 79 81 80 77 75 74 72 79 82 82 80
DEWPT         56 56 53 52 55 56 58 61 61 60 58 56 58 59 60 61 61 62 61 61 62 63
MIN/MAX RH                   43          82          44          71          50
RH            74 71 55 44 43 44 52 66 80 80 60 46 45 51 57 61 66 71 55 50 51 57
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N NE  S  S SW  W NW NW  N NE SE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD      10  9  9  6  5  4  5  8  6  6  5  3  4  5  4  4  5  6  8  8 10 11
CLOUDS        FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     15 10 10  0  0  0  0  0  5  3  6  5  4  7  8 10  8  6  7  9 13 16
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  6     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           2900  3400  1300   700  2600  3400  2300  1500    MM    MM
T WIND DIR              N     E     S     W    NW    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             14     9    10    12     9     6     8    12


DATE          SAT 05/07/16 SUN 05/08/16 MON 05/09/16 TUE 05/10/16
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            72      79      74      81      76      82      77      83
TEMP          75 73 79 78 75 75 80 76 76 78 82 78 78 77 82 81
DEWPT         64 63 63 64 66 67 68 69 70 72 72 73 75 74 74 74
MAX/MIN RH         75      58      78      66      83      73      93      77
RH            69 71 60 63 74 77 67 77 80 81 74 85 90 92 78 81
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S       S       S      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     15>
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0       0       5      10      10      20      20      30
RAIN SHWRS                                  IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                                       IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ234-042245-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
321 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

DATE             WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16
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                      83          56          86          60          85
TEMP          55 57 67 78 83 81 71 61 56 60 73 84 85 82 70 66 63 61 75 84 85 80
DEWPT         51 49 50 51 51 55 57 56 55 54 53 53 55 56 56 55 55 55 55 56 58 59
MIN/MAX RH                   32          95          34          82          38
RH            87 76 54 38 32 41 60 85 95 78 50 35 36 41 60 69 75 79 49 39 39 49
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  W  N  W NW  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  4  4  5  5  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  5  4  4  4  4  5  6  9 10
CLOUDS        FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     13 10 10  0  0  0  0  0  5  3  6  5  4  8 10 11 10  8  9 10 10  9
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  6     4     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           6100  7000  3800   100  5400  6300  3600   100    MM    MM
T WIND DIR              N     N     W    NW     N     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              9    10     5     6     8     9     5     4


DATE          SAT 05/07/16 SUN 05/08/16 MON 05/09/16 TUE 05/10/16
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            64      83      68      84      71      84      73      86
TEMP          67 65 82 79 69 69 83 78 72 72 83 80 75 73 86 83
DEWPT         62 60 60 61 62 65 66 66 67 69 70 71 73 73 72 72
MAX/MIN RH         91      47      88      55      92      63     100      64
RH            82 85 47 55 79 87 56 67 85 91 65 75 95 99 65 70
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR            0       0       5      10      10      40      20      30
RAIN SHWRS                                  SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                                       SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

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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