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FOUS54 KCRP 050809
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
309 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

TXZ245-052215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
309 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

DATE             WED 08/05/15            THU 08/06/15            FRI 08/07/15
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                      95          78          94          79          95
TEMP          80 78 88 93 95 87 84 82 80 78 88 93 94 86 84 82 80 79 89 94 95 88
DEWPT         77 77 77 76 76 76 77 77 77 77 77 76 76 75 77 77 77 76 76 76 75 75
MIN/MAX RH                   56          96          56          94          53
RH            91 96 70 57 56 70 80 85 92 96 71 59 57 69 81 85 91 94 67 57 53 66
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       6  6  6 10 12 12 10  6  5  3 10 10 12 12 11 10  8  5  8 12 13 11
HEAT INDEX    88   100106108 98 94 91      100106107 95 93 89      100107107 98
CLOUDS        SC FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     47 23 27 25 18 14  8  7 10 11 27 27  9 23 25 26 26 43 35 25 24 23
POP 12HR                      5           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     5     5     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           5200  4800  1700  1600  5000  4600  1900   900  3400  3300
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             14    23    25    12    13    23    19    12    16    21


DATE          SAT 08/08/15 SUN 08/09/15 MON 08/10/15 TUE 08/11/15
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            79      94      79      92      78      93      78      93
TEMP          82 79 93 87 82 79 91 86 81 78 92 86 82 78 92 87
DEWPT         77 78 76 76 77 77 74 76 77 76 74 75 77 76 73 75
MAX/MIN RH         97      56      93      56      95      54      93      53
RH            85 97 59 71 85 93 59 72 87 95 56 69 86 93 55 68
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       0       5       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ231-052215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
309 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

DATE             WED 08/05/15            THU 08/06/15            FRI 08/07/15
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                      98          76          99          74         101
TEMP          78 76 86 95 98 95 85 81 77 76 86 95 99 96 86 80 76 74 86 97101 97
DEWPT         77 76 75 72 69 72 76 77 77 76 75 72 70 74 74 76 76 74 76 72 72 73
MIN/MAX RH                   39         100          40         100          41
RH            93100 70 47 39 48 73 89100100 69 47 40 48 69 89 98100 73 46 41 47
WIND DIR       S SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       5  2  8  8 11 17 12  6  6  4 12  8 10 13 11  9  6  5  6 11 13 13
HEAT INDEX          96103104103 95 88       96104106107 94          97106110106
CLOUDS        CL SC SC FW FW FW CL CL SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)      4 26 26 25 20 11  3  4 27 30 30 25  7 20 11 16 14 24 25 17 14 14
POP 12HR                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     5     5     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           6700  8200  3100  1400  6300  7500  3700   600  4700  4600
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S     S    SE     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             13    24    25    16    14    21    20    12    14    23


DATE          SAT 08/08/15 SUN 08/09/15 MON 08/10/15 TUE 08/11/15
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            75     101      76     100      75      99      75     100
TEMP          81 75 97 97 81 76 96 96 80 75 96 95 80 75 97 96
DEWPT         75 75 70 71 75 75 69 69 75 75 68 69 75 74 68 68
MAX/MIN RH         99      36      96      36      99      35      99      34
RH            85 99 41 44 82 96 42 42 84 99 41 42 87 99 40 39
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       0       5

$$

TXZ247-052215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
309 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

DATE             WED 08/05/15            THU 08/06/15            FRI 08/07/15
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                      93          81          93          82          93
TEMP          83 81 88 92 93 88 86 85 83 81 88 92 93 87 86 85 83 82 88 92 92 88
DEWPT         77 77 77 76 77 77 77 78 77 77 77 77 78 76 77 77 77 78 77 76 77 75
MIN/MAX RH                   59          88          61          87          59
RH            85 88 71 60 60 71 76 79 84 88 71 62 62 69 75 79 83 87 69 60 60 66
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S
WIND SPD      10  9  6 10 12 12 12  9  9  6 10 10 11 13 13 12 11  9  9 11 12 12
HEAT INDEX    92 90101105107101 98 97 92 90101106108 97 97 95 92 91100105106 98
CLOUDS        SC FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     40 23 27 25 20 14  9  9 21 23 28 20  9 24 29 26 27 45 36 29 29 27
POP 12HR                      5           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3500  3100  2100  2100  3000  2700  2000  1300  2900  2900
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             16    23    26    18    17    23    23    18    18    21


DATE          SAT 08/08/15 SUN 08/09/15 MON 08/10/15 TUE 08/11/15
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            82      92      82      90      81      91      82      91
TEMP          85 82 91 88 85 82 90 86 84 81 90 87 85 82 91 87
DEWPT         79 79 77 77 78 78 76 77 77 77 75 76 77 77 75 76
MAX/MIN RH         89      62      86      64      87      60      86      59
RH            82 89 64 72 79 86 65 74 81 87 61 71 79 86 61 70
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ234-052215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
309 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

DATE             WED 08/05/15            THU 08/06/15            FRI 08/07/15
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                      97          76          97          76          98
TEMP          78 76 87 95 97 91 84 80 78 76 87 95 97 91 83 79 77 76 87 95 98 92
DEWPT         77 76 76 74 72 75 77 77 77 76 76 72 72 73 77 77 77 76 76 73 70 72
MIN/MAX RH                   45         100          44         100          41
RH            96100 69 51 45 58 79 90 96100 69 48 44 56 80 94 99100 68 49 41 53
WIND DIR      SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       1  2  6  9 11 17  8  6  2  1 10  9 13 11  5  4  3  2  4  9 13 12
HEAT INDEX          98105107102 93          98104107 99 92          98104105100
CLOUDS        B1 FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     54 23 26 25 17  9  8  7 13 14 32 38  8 19 15 22 21 32 26 19 14 17
POP 12HR                      5           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           7400  7200  2000  1000  7300  6900  2900   300  4200  4100
T WIND DIR              S     S     S    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             11    23    25     8     9    21    12     4    10    20


DATE          SAT 08/08/15 SUN 08/09/15 MON 08/10/15 TUE 08/11/15
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            77      98      76      97      75      98      76      99
TEMP          80 77 96 92 80 76 95 91 79 75 95 92 80 76 96 93
DEWPT         76 76 72 74 77 76 70 72 76 75 70 72 77 75 68 71
MAX/MIN RH         99      43     100      41     100      41      98      38
RH            87 99 47 55 92100 44 54 93100 44 53 90 97 41 50
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       5       0       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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