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FOUS54 KCRP 280824
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
324 AM CDT WED SEP 28 2016

TXZ245-282215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
324 AM CDT WED SEP 28 2016

DATE             WED 09/28/16            THU 09/29/16            FRI 09/30/16
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                      88          73          89          65          84
TEMP          73 72 79 87 87 83 80 76 73 74 81 89 87 83 77 72 68 65 74 81 84 79
DEWPT         66 68 66 68 67 69 70 70 69 68 65 62 61 62 60 61 58 59 56 58 52 58
MIN/MAX RH                   51          90          40          83          34
RH            81 88 65 53 52 62 73 81 89 83 58 41 42 49 56 67 71 83 55 46 34 49
WIND DIR       N  N  N NE  E  E SE SE  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD       6  5  6  5  5  4  4  1  3  5  8  9  9 10 10  9  9  9 10  9  5  5
HEAT INDEX             90 90 87             83
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     75 57 57 57 46 34 28 22 20 22 14  9 11  4  4  3  3 10 12 11 10 11
POP 12HR                     10           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     4     5     5     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           4500  5000  2200   800  5500  5500  3600  2000  4300  4200
T WIND DIR              N    NE    SE    NW     N     N     N     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              8     3     5     3     8    11    17    16    16    12


DATE          SAT 10/01/16 SUN 10/02/16 MON 10/03/16 TUE 10/04/16
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            65      84      70      85      72      86      76      88
TEMP          71 66 83 80 74 70 84 80 75 73 85 82 78 76 87 83
DEWPT         59 58 58 60 62 63 63 64 66 67 67 69 72 72 72 73
MAX/MIN RH         80      42      81      49      85      55      89      61
RH            67 78 43 51 67 79 49 58 74 84 55 64 82 88 62 72
PWIND DIR          NE       E       E       E       E       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       5       0       5       5      10

$$

TXZ231-282215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
324 AM CDT WED SEP 28 2016

DATE             WED 09/28/16            THU 09/29/16            FRI 09/30/16
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                      88          69          90          62          85
TEMP          69 70 78 86 88 85 80 74 69 70 80 89 87 85 73 68 65 62 71 80 85 79
DEWPT         65 64 67 67 66 67 66 67 66 64 63 61 59 57 58 57 55 54 54 54 51 53
MIN/MAX RH                   48          89          35          74          31
RH            87 84 69 53 48 55 62 78 89 81 56 40 38 39 59 67 69 74 56 40 31 40
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N NE NE SE NE  N  N NE  N NE NE NE  N  N NE NE  N NE
WIND SPD       4  2  3  3  3  2  1  1  1  3  6  8  9  9  6  5  5  5  8  5  5  4
HEAT INDEX             89 90 87
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW SC FW FW CL FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     72 63 64 65 53 41 30 19 28 12 13  3 12  8  2  3  3  6  6  8 12 16
POP 12HR                      5           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     5     5     5     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           4900  5800  3400   400  5400  5700  4700  2000  4900  5000
T WIND DIR              N     N     E     W     N    NE    NE     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              5     3     4     2     8    13    12     9    10     9


DATE          SAT 10/01/16 SUN 10/02/16 MON 10/03/16 TUE 10/04/16
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            61      86      63      88      65      89      70      93
TEMP          66 61 83 82 67 64 85 82 69 66 86 83 72 71 90 86
DEWPT         57 54 53 55 59 60 58 60 64 64 63 65 70 70 67 69
MAX/MIN RH         83      33      91      37      95      43     100      44
RH            74 78 35 41 77 87 41 46 84 92 46 54 92 97 49 57
PWIND DIR          NE       E       E       E      SE       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC SC FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       5

$$

TXZ247-282215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
324 AM CDT WED SEP 28 2016

DATE             WED 09/28/16            THU 09/29/16            FRI 09/30/16
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                      88          75          89          70          82
TEMP          76 75 81 84 85 85 80 81 77 76 81 87 89 85 80 77 72 70 74 80 82 79
DEWPT         70 69 68 69 69 70 71 71 71 71 68 65 65 63 62 62 61 61 60 61 55 60
MIN/MAX RH                   58          88          45          76          40
RH            82 83 67 62 60 62 75 72 83 86 65 48 45 49 55 62 69 76 62 53 40 51
WIND DIR       N  N  N NE  E  E  E  E  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N NE  N NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD       9  9  8  6  6  5  5  2  4  6 10  9  9 10 13 12 12 12 12 10  8  8
HEAT INDEX          84 88 89 89    85       83 89 91
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     77 65 65 66 52 39 32 25 24 26 16 17 13  5  5  4  4 12 12 14 13 14
POP 12HR                     10           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     3     6     5     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           3600  3900  2000  1700  4700  5000  4100  3000  3700  3700
T WIND DIR             NE     E    SE     N     N     N     N     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             10     5     5     3     9    11    21    23    20    16


DATE          SAT 10/01/16 SUN 10/02/16 MON 10/03/16 TUE 10/04/16
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      84      73      84      75      85      78      87
TEMP          75 71 82 80 77 73 83 81 77 76 85 83 80 78 87 85
DEWPT         60 60 60 61 63 64 64 65 67 68 69 70 72 73 73 74
MAX/MIN RH         70      46      74      52      80      59      84      64
RH            59 69 47 53 62 74 54 59 71 80 59 65 78 84 66 71
PWIND DIR          NE      NE       E       E       E       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       5       0       5      10      10

$$

TXZ234-282215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
324 AM CDT WED SEP 28 2016

DATE             WED 09/28/16            THU 09/29/16            FRI 09/30/16
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          68          89          60          83
TEMP          69 69 78 87 88 84 78 73 68 70 80 89 86 81 72 67 63 60 72 81 83 78
DEWPT         63 64 65 66 66 67 66 65 63 61 60 60 60 59 57 55 53 54 54 53 52 55
MIN/MAX RH                   47          84          38          80          34
RH            83 86 64 50 48 57 66 77 84 74 51 38 43 46 59 65 71 79 53 38 34 46
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N NE  E  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N NE
WIND SPD       4  3  3  4  4  2  1  1  2  4  8  8 10  9  6  5  5  5  8  6  5  4
HEAT INDEX             89 90 87
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL FW CL FW CL CL CL CL FW FW CL FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     54 40 37 33 26 18 17 15 15  4 13  0 11  1  4  1  2  6  6  5  8 10
POP 12HR                      5           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     5     5     5     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           5000  5800  3500   200  4700  5100  3900  2100  5200  5000
T WIND DIR              N     N    SE    NW     N     N     N     N     N    NE
T WIND SPD              6     2     2     3     9    13    12     9    11    10


DATE          SAT 10/01/16 SUN 10/02/16 MON 10/03/16 TUE 10/04/16
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            59      84      64      86      66      87      70      89
TEMP          65 60 82 78 66 64 83 80 69 67 85 81 72 71 88 83
DEWPT         55 54 54 57 60 60 59 62 63 63 63 66 70 70 70 71
MAX/MIN RH         87      36      88      41      90      47      98      54
RH            72 81 38 48 79 85 43 53 82 86 48 60 92 96 57 66
PWIND DIR          NE       E       E       E       E       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       5       5

$$

TXZ241-282215-
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX
27.74N  98.03W ELEV. 177 FT
324 AM CDT WED SEP 28 2016

DATE             WED 09/28/16            THU 09/29/16            FRI 09/30/16
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          71          92          62          86
TEMP          70 70 79 87 89 86 81 76 71 72 82 91 89 86 75 69 65 62 71 81 86 80
DEWPT         67 67 67 67 66 67 69 70 69 68 65 62 56 57 58 58 56 55 53 53 50 53
MIN/MAX RH                   46          94          32          79          29
RH            89 88 68 51 46 54 67 82 94 85 57 39 33 37 57 68 71 78 52 39 29 39
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE NW  N  N  N  N NE NE  N  N  N NE  N  N NE
WIND SPD       4  4  4  4  4  3  2  0  1  3  6  8  9  8  6  6  6  6  8  6  6  5
HEAT INDEX             90 92 89 84          84
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     77 71 72 73 60 47 37 27 29 22 14 21 12  3  3  4  2  4  4  8 11 11
POP 12HR                     10           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     5     5     5     4     5     6
MIXING HGT           5100  6100  3700   400  6100  6500  4900  2000  5200  5200
T WIND DIR              N    NE    SE    NW    NE    NE    NE     N     N    NE
T WIND SPD              6     3     6     2     8    12    13    12    12    10


DATE          SAT 10/01/16 SUN 10/02/16 MON 10/03/16 TUE 10/04/16
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            61      87      65      89      67      90      71      94
TEMP          68 62 84 82 69 66 87 84 71 68 88 85 74 71 91 87
DEWPT         60 57 53 56 61 61 58 61 64 65 63 66 71 70 67 69
MAX/MIN RH         87      32      89      36      93      41     100      42
RH            77 83 34 41 76 85 39 46 79 90 44 54 91 96 46 57
PWIND DIR          NE      NE       E       E       E       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       5

$$

TXZ229-282215-
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX
28.46N  99.22W ELEV. 476 FT
324 AM CDT WED SEP 28 2016

DATE             WED 09/28/16            THU 09/29/16            FRI 09/30/16
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                      88          69          90          61          86
TEMP          69 69 77 86 88 85 81 75 70 70 79 89 88 87 77 70 64 61 70 80 85 83
DEWPT         64 64 66 66 64 66 65 66 65 63 62 60 55 58 56 56 53 52 51 53 48 52
MIN/MAX RH                   45          85          32          73          27
RH            83 83 67 52 45 52 59 73 84 79 54 38 33 37 49 61 68 72 51 38 27 35
WIND DIR       N  N NE NW NE NE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N NE NE  N NE
WIND SPD       3  2  2  2  2  2  1  2  3  3  5  8  9  9  6  5  4  4  6  5  5  3
HEAT INDEX             88    87 83
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     75 68 71 74 60 45 33 22 33 15  9 13  9  7  9  7  5  7  7 15 27 35
POP 12HR                      5           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     4     5     5     5     4     5     6
MIXING HGT           4900  5900  3200   400  5600  5600  5000  2500  5200  5700
T WIND DIR              N    NW     E    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              2     1     3     3     8    16    12     9     9     8


DATE          SAT 10/01/16 SUN 10/02/16 MON 10/03/16 TUE 10/04/16
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            61      85      64      88      66      89      70      93
TEMP          68 61 81 81 69 64 84 85 72 67 85 87 74 70 88 90
DEWPT         53 53 55 56 55 58 59 58 61 62 62 62 66 68 67 64
MAX/MIN RH         76      37      81      36      85      40      94      40
RH            60 76 41 43 62 80 42 40 67 84 46 43 77 93 49 43
PWIND DIR           E       E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

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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