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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
306 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

TXZ245-062215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
306 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

DATE             FRI 05/06/16            SAT 05/07/16            SUN 05/08/16
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                      85          68          81          73          81
TEMP          71 65 73 81 85 80 74 74 72 68 73 78 81 77 74 73 73 73 77 80 80 75
DEWPT         60 59 62 59 60 60 62 61 63 62 64 62 62 64 64 65 68 65 66 67 67 67
MIN/MAX RH                   43          83          53          85          64
RH            69 82 67 48 43 51 65 65 74 82 72 59 53 64 73 77 85 78 70 64 65 77
WIND DIR      NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       6  6  6  6  9 10  9  6  5  6 11 14 14 12 12 11 11 13 16 18 17 14
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     13 15 13 10 10 10 20 30 34 39 35 32 33 32 40 49 57 68 62 66 61 73
POP 12HR                      0           0           0          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           4500  4200  2300   400  3700  3700  3400  3100    MM    MM
T WIND DIR              E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             12    16    14    11    20    25    21    21


DATE          MON 05/09/16 TUE 05/10/16 WED 05/11/16 THU 05/12/16
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            74      82      75      84      75      84      74      84
TEMP          75 75 81 77 76 76 84 80 76 75 84 81 77 75 84 81
DEWPT         69 70 71 72 73 74 74 73 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 73
MAX/MIN RH         88      70      96      72      97      72      97      69
RH            81 86 73 85 91 93 73 79 94 95 72 81 92 96 71 76
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           10      20       5      10      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS

$$

TXZ231-062215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
306 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

DATE             FRI 05/06/16            SAT 05/07/16            SUN 05/08/16
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          62          88          69          88
TEMP          64 58 70 84 91 86 72 68 67 62 72 83 88 81 72 71 70 69 78 86 88 82
DEWPT         54 55 57 53 53 53 58 60 61 61 62 59 60 60 62 63 66 64 64 63 64 65
MIN/MAX RH                   28          99          39          89          45
RH            69 91 64 34 28 33 62 74 83 99 72 46 39 48 71 77 87 84 61 47 45 56
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       3  4  4  5  8 10  8  4  3  4  9 13 14 13  9  6  5 11 12 14 14 14
HEAT INDEX                                                                   84
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     13 15 13 10 10 10 21 31 45 59 54 49 37 23 37 52 57 65 52 53 57 76
POP 12HR                      0           0           0          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           6300  6100  4500   300  4400  4500  3000   800    MM    MM
T WIND DIR              E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD              9    14    12     5    17    27    16    14


DATE          MON 05/09/16 TUE 05/10/16 WED 05/11/16 THU 05/12/16
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            71      94      71      94      73      92      72      91
TEMP          74 72 91 89 73 71 92 88 76 74 90 87 75 73 89 86
DEWPT         67 68 65 62 67 70 70 70 72 73 70 70 72 72 71 70
MAX/MIN RH         87      36      97      45      98      49      99      50
RH            79 86 43 40 82 95 48 56 86 96 52 58 91 96 57 58
PWIND DIR          SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           10      10       5      20      20      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS                      IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                           IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-062215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
306 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

DATE             FRI 05/06/16            SAT 05/07/16            SUN 05/08/16
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          70          80          74          80
TEMP          73 68 75 80 83 78 75 75 73 70 74 78 80 78 75 74 74 74 77 78 80 77
DEWPT         62 62 63 61 61 61 62 62 64 63 64 63 62 64 65 65 68 66 67 68 68 68
MIN/MAX RH                   49          79          55          81          66
RH            69 80 68 53 49 56 66 64 71 79 70 61 55 64 71 74 81 76 72 70 66 74
WIND DIR      NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       6  8  8  8  9 10 10  9  8  9 12 14 14 14 14 13 13 16 18 18 17 16
HEAT INDEX                                                                82
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     13 15 13 10 10 10 20 30 34 39 36 34 36 36 42 49 58 68 62 65 60 72
POP 12HR                      0           0           0          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3800  3600  2400  1600  3300  3500  3400  3100    MM    MM
T WIND DIR              E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             13    16    17    14    23    25    24    25


DATE          MON 05/09/16 TUE 05/10/16 WED 05/11/16 THU 05/12/16
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      81      76      83      76      83      75      83
TEMP          77 77 81 78 78 78 82 79 78 76 82 80 77 75 83 80
DEWPT         70 71 72 73 74 75 74 74 75 74 74 75 75 74 74 73
MAX/MIN RH         85      75      93      77      95      76      96      74
RH            78 83 77 86 88 91 79 85 91 94 77 84 94 96 76 81
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           10      20       5      10      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS

$$

TXZ234-062215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
306 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

DATE             FRI 05/06/16            SAT 05/07/16            SUN 05/08/16
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                      87          63          84          68          83
TEMP          65 57 73 84 87 83 73 68 68 63 73 81 84 79 71 69 69 69 78 82 83 78
DEWPT         56 55 57 54 55 56 60 59 61 60 63 59 61 62 62 63 65 64 65 65 65 66
MIN/MAX RH                   33          90          45          88          55
RH            73 91 59 37 34 40 64 73 79 90 71 47 46 55 75 79 87 85 64 57 56 67
WIND DIR      NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       5  4  4  5  8  9  6  3  2  4  9 13 14 12  9  6  5 10 12 14 13 12
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     13 15 13 10 10 10 20 30 34 39 35 32 29 27 37 47 56 61 61 65 62 77
POP 12HR                      0           0           0          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           5300  4900  2700   200  4200  4100  3300  2800    MM    MM
T WIND DIR              E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE
T WIND SPD              8    13    11     5    17    25    14    10


DATE          MON 05/09/16 TUE 05/10/16 WED 05/11/16 THU 05/12/16
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            71      86      73      88      73      88      72      88
TEMP          71 72 84 82 75 74 87 83 75 74 87 83 75 72 86 83
DEWPT         67 69 69 70 71 73 72 71 73 73 72 72 73 72 71 71
MAX/MIN RH         90      58      98      59      99      58     100      57
RH            86 89 61 69 88 96 62 67 93 97 61 68 94 98 61 67
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S      SE      SE      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      30       5      20      20      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS               SC SC       IS IS 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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