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FOUS54 KCRP 301952
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
252 PM CDT TUE JUN 30 2015

TXZ245-011015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
252 PM CDT TUE JUN 30 2015

DATE           06/30/15      WED 07/01/15            THU 07/02/15            FRI
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      78          90          78          88          78
TEMP          89 86 82 80 78 78 87 89 89 85 81 80 80 78 84 87 88 85 81 80 79 78
DEWPT         73 73 74 76 76 75 75 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                   92          61          90          66          93
RH            60 66 79 86 92 91 67 63 63 72 82 87 88 89 74 67 66 72 82 87 91 93
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      17 11  6  8  6  5 11 11 12 10  8  9  9  8  9 11 11 11 10  9  8  9
HEAT INDEX    97 93 88 86       96 98 99 93 87          92 97 97 94 87
CLOUDS        OV OV B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     88 89 60 45 36 42 55 51 46 41 35 39 45 40 43 45 43 41 39 36 40 39
POP 12HR                     30          30          20          20           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.06        0.02        0.03        0.01
RAIN SHWRS    IS       SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS       SC SC SC SC IS IS             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     3     3     2     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           2500  1400  5800  4900  2700  2200  2400  2300  1700   800
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             19    13    19    23    16    13    17    20    17    16


DATE           07/03 SAT 07/04/15 SUN 07/05/15 MON 07/06/15 TUE 07/07/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            88      79      87      80      88      80      88      80      88
TEMP          87 85 81 79 87 85 81 80 87 86 82 80 88 86 81 80 88 86
DEWPT         75 75 76 76 75 75 76 76 75 75 77 76 76 76 76 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH         67      89      68      89      67      89      68      89      68
RH            68 72 85 89 69 72 84 89 68 71 85 89 69 72 84 89 68 73
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S      SE       S       S      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      20      30      20      40      10      20       5      10
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC       IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-011015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
252 PM CDT TUE JUN 30 2015

DATE           06/30/15      WED 07/01/15            THU 07/02/15            FRI
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      74          93          74          92          75
TEMP          90 85 79 77 76 74 84 91 92 88 80 78 76 74 85 91 92 87 81 78 76 75
DEWPT         72 71 72 73 74 73 73 72 72 72 72 72 72 73 73 72 72 73 74 74 75 74
MAX/MIN RH                   97          50          97          53          97
RH            56 63 81 88 94 97 69 53 52 61 77 82 89 97 66 54 53 62 79 88 95 97
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      16  9  6  5  3  4 10 10 13 10  6  5  4  4  8 10 11 10  8  5  4  6
HEAT INDEX    98 91             90 99100 95 82          92 99100 95 86
CLOUDS        OV OV B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     88 88 69 41 35 56 56 53 50 45 30 36 45 44 45 46 43 40 37 35 40 41
POP 12HR                     10          40          10          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06           0        0.03        0.01
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS          IS SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC IS          IS SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     3     3     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3200   500  8000  7100  3600  2000  3500  3400  2400   600
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             19    10    17    24    11     6    14    19    12    10


DATE           07/03 SAT 07/04/15 SUN 07/05/15 MON 07/06/15 TUE 07/07/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            94      76      92      76      93      76      93      76      95
TEMP          93 89 80 76 92 88 79 76 92 88 80 76 93 89 79 76 94 90
DEWPT         71 71 74 74 72 72 74 74 73 72 74 75 72 72 75 75 71 72
MIN/MAX RH         48      95      51      94      51      95      50      97      46
RH            49 54 84 95 53 59 83 94 54 58 83 95 52 57 86 97 48 56
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20       0      30       5      40       5      20       5      10
RAIN SHWRS                SC SC       SC SC       IS IS
TSTMS                     SC SC       SC SC       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-011015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
252 PM CDT TUE JUN 30 2015

DATE           06/30/15      WED 07/01/15            THU 07/02/15            FRI
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      81          90          80          87          80
TEMP          90 87 84 83 82 81 88 88 89 86 83 83 81 80 85 87 87 86 83 82 81 80
DEWPT         73 73 74 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 76 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                   83          62          84          67          87
RH            58 63 73 80 82 83 67 65 63 71 79 80 83 83 72 67 67 72 79 82 85 87
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      17 12 10  9  8  8 11 11 12 10 10 11 12 10 11 11 12 12 12 12 11 11
HEAT INDEX    98 95 91 91 90 88 98 99100 95 90 91 87 86 93 96 97 95 90 88 87 86
CLOUDS        OV OV B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     89 89 62 47 39 45 55 54 47 41 37 40 46 41 44 46 44 41 39 36 38 38
POP 12HR                     30          30          20          20           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.06        0.02        0.03        0.01
RAIN SHWRS    IS       SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS       SC SC SC SC IS IS             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     3     3     2     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           2500  3000  4700  3900  2900  2600  2300  2200  1800  1100
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             20    17    23    23    19    19    19    21    21    20


DATE           07/03 SAT 07/04/15 SUN 07/05/15 MON 07/06/15 TUE 07/07/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            87      81      87      81      87      82      87      81      87
TEMP          87 85 82 81 87 86 82 81 87 86 83 82 87 86 82 81 87 86
DEWPT         76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 77 77 77 76 76 76 76 77
MIN/MAX RH         70      85      70      85      69      85      71      85      71
RH            71 74 83 85 70 73 81 85 70 72 83 85 72 73 81 85 72 76
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S      SE       S       S      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      20      30      20      40      10      20       5      10
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC       IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-011015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
252 PM CDT TUE JUN 30 2015

DATE           06/30/15      WED 07/01/15            THU 07/02/15            FRI
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      76          92          75          90          75
TEMP          89 85 80 78 77 76 86 91 90 86 79 76 76 75 84 89 90 86 81 78 77 75
DEWPT         73 72 73 75 75 74 74 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 73 74 75 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   95          56          98          58          99
RH            59 64 80 90 94 95 67 56 59 68 87 94 94 98 70 59 58 67 82 90 96 98
WIND DIR       S SE SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD      16  8  5  4  3  2  9 11 13  9  6  6  5  4  8 11 12 10  8  5  4  5
HEAT INDEX    97 91             94101 99 94             91 97 98 94 86
CLOUDS        B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     72 66 48 41 32 41 53 51 45 34 26 37 43 40 41 43 41 39 40 41 50 46
POP 12HR                     10          30          10          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05           0        0.03        0.01
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS          SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC IS          SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     3     3     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           2600   200  7800  6700  2900  1700  3000  2900  2000   500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             14     4    14    21    12     9    17    20    13    10


DATE           07/03 SAT 07/04/15 SUN 07/05/15 MON 07/06/15 TUE 07/07/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            90      77      90      77      90      77      91      76      92
TEMP          90 87 79 77 89 86 79 77 90 87 79 77 90 87 79 76 91 88
DEWPT         73 74 75 75 74 74 75 75 75 74 75 76 75 74 75 75 74 75
MIN/MAX RH         58      94      60      94      60      97      59      96      57
RH            59 65 86 94 62 67 86 94 62 67 88 97 61 66 86 96 58 65
PWIND DIR           S      SE       S      SE       S       S      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      10      30      20      40       5      20       5      10
RAIN SHWRS                SC SC IS IS SC SC       IS IS
TSTMS                     SC SC IS IS SC SC       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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