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FOUS54 KCRP 272223
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
423 PM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

TXZ245-281015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
423 PM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

DATE           12/27/14      SUN 12/28/14            MON 12/29/14            TUE
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      42          50          37          60          46
TEMP             52 49 47 44 42 44 48 50 45 41 39 38 37 45 55 59 53 53 51 50 47
DEWPT            46 43 41 42 41 40 39 40 40 39 37 36 36 39 40 42 45 47 47 47 47
MAX/MIN RH                  100          69          95          53         100
RH               82 81 81 91 97 86 70 71 84 93 92 94 80 81 57 54 73 79 86 90100
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE SE  E  E  N NE
WIND SPD         16 16 14 14 14 13 12  9  6  5  5  4  3  3  2  3  4  5  3  5  8
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV SC FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)        94100100100100100 97 43 18  5  1  3  5  8 12 11 10 18 27 37 52
POP 12HR                    100          90           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.34        0.60           0           0           0
RAIN              C  C  O  O  O  S  S
RAIN SHWRS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1400  1500  2000  2100   900   300  1900  2300   900   500
T WIND DIR             NW     N     N     N     N    NW     E     S    SE     N
T WIND SPD             13    12    17    18    11     4     2     3     6     4


DATE           12/30/14  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          61      46    52      45    55      52    64      52    62
TEMP          46 56 46   47 46 50 45   46 45 52 52   52 52 60 52   53 52 59
DEWPT         46 48 46   44 44 43 43   44 45 52 52   52 52 57 52   48 46 45
MIN/MAX RH       58     100    72      99    88     100    80     100    54
RH           100 74100   89 92 76 90   92100100100  100100 90100   83 79 60
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE       S    SW       W     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B1   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10      10    30      40    50      40    40      30    20
RAIN                         O  O  O    O  O  O  C    C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                    SC   SC IS IS

$$

TXZ231-281015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
423 PM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

DATE           12/27/14      SUN 12/28/14            MON 12/29/14            TUE
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      42          53          36          65          40
TEMP             50 48 46 45 42 44 51 53 47 42 39 37 36 42 57 63 57 53 48 46 42
DEWPT            43 41 38 37 36 34 33 32 32 32 32 32 31 34 35 36 38 40 43 42 42
MAX/MIN RH                   89          44          80          37         100
RH               77 75 73 74 81 68 51 44 56 68 74 80 75 73 44 37 48 61 84 86100
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  S  E  E SE SE  E SE  E NE NE
WIND SPD         12 13 11 11 11 10  9  5  3  1  0  1  1  1  3  3  4  4  2  4  4
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        96100100 98 97 90 52 23 15  5  1  3  5  9 12 11 10 20 20 30 38
POP 12HR                     60          20           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.09        0.12           0           0           0
RAIN              S  S  L  L  S                                               S
RAIN SHWRS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2000  2200  2400  3000  1200   200  2400  2900   700   200
T WIND DIR              N     N     N    NW    NW    SW     S     S    SE    NE
T WIND SPD             16    19    18    11     6     4     3     6     4     3


DATE           12/30/14  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          60      43    48      40    49      45    62      49    64
TEMP          40 53 43   45 43 46 40   41 40 46 45   45 45 56 49   50 49 59
DEWPT         40 44 43   41 39 37 37   39 40 44 45   45 45 51 48   43 41 41
MIN/MAX RH       52     100    67      96    81     100    68     100    42
RH           100 71100   86 85 70 90   92100 94100  100100 82 96   78 74 51
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NW       N     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV B2 B1 SC   SC SC FW
POP 12HR         20      20    30      40    40      40    30      30    10
RAIN           S  S  O    O  O  O  O    O  O  O  C    C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                    SC   SC

$$

TXZ247-281015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
423 PM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

DATE           12/27/14      SUN 12/28/14            MON 12/29/14            TUE
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      43          51          40          60          50
TEMP             52 50 48 46 43 45 49 51 47 44 42 41 40 47 55 57 55 56 55 54 50
DEWPT            46 45 43 43 43 41 40 41 41 39 39 38 37 40 42 44 47 49 49 50 50
MAX/MIN RH                  100          68          89          59         100
RH               81 81 82 91 99 87 70 68 80 85 87 88 78 76 61 61 74 77 80 86100
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E  N NE
WIND SPD         18 18 17 16 16 14 13 11  9  9  8  5  3  3  3  4  5  6  3  5  9
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV SC FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)        94100100100100100 98 42 21  5  2  3  5  8 11 11 10 24 31 41 55
POP 12HR                    100          90           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.36        0.64           0           0           0
RAIN              C  C  O  O  O  S  S
RAIN SHWRS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1400  1500  2100  2100  1400   900  1900  2000  1400  1400
T WIND DIR             NW     N    NW     N     N    NW    NE    SE    SE     N
T WIND SPD             13    12    16    19    12     4     3     3     6     4


DATE           12/30/14  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          61      50    53      49    57      54    64      54    63
TEMP          50 57 50   51 50 52 49   49 49 54 54   54 54 60 54   55 54 60
DEWPT         50 49 49   47 46 45 45   47 49 54 54   54 54 58 54   50 47 46
MIN/MAX RH       61      97    73      98    88     100    82     100    54
RH           100 75 96   86 85 75 87   92100100100  100100 90 99   83 75 60
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE       S    SW       W     N
WIND CHAR       <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B1   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10      10    30      40    50      40    40      20    20
RAIN                         O  O  O    O  O  O  C    C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                    IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-281015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
423 PM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

DATE           12/27/14      SUN 12/28/14            MON 12/29/14            TUE
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      40          48          34          62          40
TEMP             48 46 44 42 40 41 46 48 43 38 36 35 34 41 55 60 54 51 45 44 42
DEWPT            44 41 39 39 38 36 35 37 37 34 32 30 32 36 36 36 40 41 41 41 42
MAX/MIN RH                  100          65          89          42         100
RH               83 82 81 90 93 82 65 66 81 85 83 83 80 80 48 42 59 71 86 88 99
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N  N  N SW  S SE SE  E  N NE
WIND SPD         13 14 13 12 11 10  9  6  3  3  2  2  2  2  1  1  4  4  2  4  5
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV SC FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        95100100100100100 97 39 19  5  1  3  5  9 13 10  8 19 22 34 40
POP 12HR                     80          80           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.12        0.31           0           0           0
RAIN              C  C  O  O  O
RAIN SHWRS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1500  1600  1900  1900   900   200  2100  2700   700   200
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     N     W     E     S     S    NW
T WIND SPD             14    13    17    16     9     3     1     4     3     4


DATE           12/30/14  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          60      42    50      41    51      47    63      49    62
TEMP          40 53 42   44 42 48 42   42 41 47 47   47 47 58 49   50 49 58
DEWPT         40 44 42   40 39 37 38   39 41 46 47   47 47 55 49   44 43 42
MIN/MAX RH       53     100    62      92    81     100    76     100    49
RH           100 71100   85 88 68 86   87100 94100  100100 89 98   80 82 56
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE       E    SW       N     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1   B2 B2 OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B1   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10      10    20      30    40      40    40      30    20
RAIN                         O  O  O    O  O  O  C    C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                    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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