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FOUS54 KCRP 310930
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
330 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

TXZ245-312230-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
330 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

DATE             SAT 01/31/15            SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      69          60          69          44          54
TEMP             54 59 67 68 65 62 62 62 61 63 68 69 58 51 48 46 44 46 52 54 51
DEWPT            53 55 58 59 59 60 60 60 59 61 61 60 58 51 46 42 38 34 29 30 33
MIN/MAX RH                   71          98          73         100          39
RH               96 87 76 72 82 94 93 94 94 92 79 73100100 94 87 79 62 41 39 51
WIND DIR          E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE
WIND SPD         10  9 11 12 10  8  9  8  8  8  6  8  4 14 19 20 18 14 11  9  5
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        79 81 82 87 92 95 99 95 92 89 86 87 87 88 82 77 60 57 56 60 64
POP 12HR                     20          40          30          40          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.09        0.03        0.07           0
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                        IS IS IS IS       IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2000  1900  1200   800  2600  2200   300  1200  4300  4600
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S     S     S     W     N     N     N    NE
T WIND SPD             26    27    25    25    20    10    31    36    23    12


DATE               TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            43    56      49    62      50    60      42    58
TEMP          45   43 54 54 50   49 59 59 52   50 58 55 46   42 55 54
DEWPT         35   39 46 48 49   48 56 53 51   48 49 45 40   39 41 42
MAX/MIN RH         90    72     100    77      96    64      88    55
RH            69   84 76 80 95   98 87 81 96   95 73 70 81   88 60 64
PWIND DIR          NE    NE      NE     N      NE     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B2 OV OV OV   OV B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20    50      60    40      10    10       5     5
RAIN                   C  C  C    L  C  C
RAIN SHWRS         IS

$$

TXZ231-312230-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
330 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

DATE             SAT 01/31/15            SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      71          58          74          43          54
TEMP             53 56 66 71 68 63 60 59 59 62 70 74 62 52 48 45 43 46 52 54 51
DEWPT            52 54 57 57 58 59 59 59 57 60 60 58 60 52 46 41 35 29 25 25 26
MIN/MAX RH                   62         100          58         100          31
RH               96 93 74 62 70 87 95 99 94 94 72 58 93100 92 86 75 52 35 31 39
WIND DIR          E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE
WIND SPD          9 10 13 16 12 11  8  8  5  6  4  4  9 17 18 14 16 11  8  5  2
CLOUDS           B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        83 87 90 93 95 96 96 94 91 88 86 86 87 80 76 70 66 57 56 58 66
POP 12HR                     40          60          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.16        0.02        0.01           0
DRIZZLE
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS SC SC NM NM SC SC IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                        IS IS IS IS       IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     2     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2700  2700  2300  1100  3500  3000   400  1400  4900  5500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S     S    SW    NW     N    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             27    28    29    23    10    10    32    34    18     8


DATE               TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            41    54      46    67      49    64      41    62
TEMP          44   41 52 52 48   46 63 62 52   49 61 57 45   41 58 56
DEWPT         32   34 43 45 47   46 53 52 50   48 47 43 38   36 40 41
MAX/MIN RH         83    69     100    61      98    51      85    45
RH            64   76 71 77 95   98 71 69 92   98 60 59 77   85 52 55
PWIND DIR          NE     E      NE     W       E     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 OV OV OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW
POP 12HR           10    40      50    20       5     5       5     5
RAIN                   C  C  C    C  S  S

$$

TXZ247-312230-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
330 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

DATE             SAT 01/31/15            SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      68          61          67          45          53
TEMP             56 59 66 68 65 63 63 62 62 63 66 67 58 51 49 47 45 47 52 53 51
DEWPT            55 56 59 59 59 61 60 60 60 61 60 59 58 51 48 43 40 34 31 31 34
MIN/MAX RH                   72          96          75         100          42
RH               96 89 77 72 83 93 91 92 92 92 81 75100100 97 89 82 61 44 43 52
WIND DIR          E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  E  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE
WIND SPD         11  9 11 12 10  8 10  8  8  8  6  8  3 11 20 21 20 17 13 10  9
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        78 80 82 85 89 94 99 95 91 88 85 85 84 88 84 81 66 62 59 63 65
POP 12HR                     20          30          30          40          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.07        0.02        0.08           0
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                        IS IS IS IS       IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1400  1300  1100  1100   900   800   200   900  3900  4100
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S     S     S     W     N     N     N    NE
T WIND SPD             26    27    25    25    20    10    31    37    25    13


DATE               TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            45    57      51    62      52    60      45    57
TEMP          47   45 55 55 52   51 59 59 54   52 58 56 48   45 54 54
DEWPT         37   41 47 49 51   50 55 53 52   50 50 46 42   41 42 43
MAX/MIN RH         89    73      98    77      93    66      87    58
RH            68   84 76 78 94   96 86 81 93   92 75 71 80   87 63 65
PWIND DIR          NE    NE      NE     N      NE     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   OV OV OV OV   OV B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20    60      60    40      10    10       5     5
RAIN                   C  L  C    L  C  C
RAIN SHWRS         IS

$$

TXZ234-312230-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
330 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

DATE             SAT 01/31/15            SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      69          59          72          40          54
TEMP             49 55 65 69 66 61 60 59 59 63 70 72 60 50 46 43 40 44 51 54 50
DEWPT            48 51 58 58 59 59 59 59 58 61 61 59 59 50 44 40 34 32 28 28 31
MIN/MAX RH                   68         100          65         100          37
RH               96 87 79 68 79 94 99 97 98 92 75 65 97100 94 90 79 64 41 37 49
WIND DIR          E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE
WIND SPD          8  8 11 14 10 10  8  8  5  8  8  8  9 19 18 13 14 13 10  8  3
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        78 82 86 91 97 97 98 95 93 90 88 88 89 84 73 62 41 40 45 51 58
POP 12HR                     30          50          40          30           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.10        0.11        0.03           0
RAIN SHWRS             SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                        IS IS IS IS       IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3000  2800  1700  1500  3300  2800   300  1100  4300  4800
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S     S     S     W     N     N     N    NE
T WIND SPD             26    27    25    28    19    11    34    35    21    11


DATE               TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            39    57      46    65      48    62      40    60
TEMP          42   39 53 54 48   46 61 60 51   48 59 56 44   40 55 55
DEWPT         33   34 42 46 47   46 55 53 50   48 47 44 38   36 40 41
MAX/MIN RH         85    63     100    72      98    55      86    50
RH            69   80 66 75 93   99 83 79 96   98 64 64 78   86 56 60
PWIND DIR          NE     E      NE     N      NE     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B2 OV OV OV   OV B2 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10    50      50    30      10    10       5     5
RAIN                   C  C  C    C  C  C

$$

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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