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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
310 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

TXZ245-202215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
310 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

DATE             SUN 04/20/14            MON 04/21/14            TUE 04/22/14
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                      74          66          75          66          81
TEMP          65 65 70 72 72 70 67 67 68 67 70 72 73 72 69 68 68 66 78 79 80 75
DEWPT         63 63 65 64 65 65 65 64 65 64 65 65 64 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 67 67
MIN/MAX RH                   77          93          73          96          60
RH            93 95 86 78 79 84 93 88 92 92 86 79 73 79 88 91 92 96 66 65 64 77
WIND DIR      SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  3  9 10 12 12  8  6  5  5  8  9 11 10  8  5  3  2  2  3  5  8
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     69 71 66 64 60 75 82 80 87 91 80 69 64 59 73 88 87 86 60 34 32 29
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.02        0.02        0.04        0.03
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS IS                IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
OBVIS         PF PF                                        PF PF
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     2     2     2     2     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     4
MIXING HGT           2400  2300  1700  1600  2700  2500  2100  1100  2700  2500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             14    21    14    10    14    17    12     5     4    11


DATE          WED 04/23/14 THU 04/24/14 FRI 04/25/14 SAT 04/26/14
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            65      78      67      78      69      80      69      82
TEMP          68 65 76 74 69 67 77 75 71 69 79 76 72 69 80 77
DEWPT         65 64 66 65 66 67 68 68 69 68 70 68 68 67 68 68
MAX/MIN RH         97      67     100      72      97      70      93      64
RH            88 97 72 76 90100 76 80 94 97 74 77 89 93 68 73
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 OV B2 B1
POP 12HR           10       5      10      10      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ231-202215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
310 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

DATE             SUN 04/20/14            MON 04/21/14            TUE 04/22/14
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                      79          65          84          65          87
TEMP          65 63 69 75 77 74 68 67 66 66 71 79 82 80 72 69 66 65 77 83 87 83
DEWPT         62 62 64 62 62 61 62 62 63 63 65 63 63 64 64 63 63 62 63 64 64 64
MIN/MAX RH                   60          92          53          93          47
RH            93 97 84 63 60 65 81 85 89 92 80 58 53 58 75 82 91 93 62 53 47 53
WIND DIR      SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE
WIND SPD       4  4 11 13 14 14 10  6  4  4  9  9 11 11  8  5  3  2  1  1  5  8
HEAT INDEX                                           82                85 89
CLOUDS        OV OV OV B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     92 91 91 72 67 77 82 85 89 97 83 69 62 55 72 89 87 85 57 30 29 28
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.01        0.02        0.03        0.01
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS IS          IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS IS                IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                              PF PF PF                PF PF
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     2     2     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           4600  4400  3000  1200  5100  4600  3300  1100  3900  4800
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E
T WIND SPD             19    26    17     8    14    18    13     5     2    10


DATE          WED 04/23/14 THU 04/24/14 FRI 04/25/14 SAT 04/26/14
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            63      88      66      88      68      88      68      89
TEMP          69 63 84 84 71 66 83 84 72 68 85 85 73 68 86 85
DEWPT         62 62 62 60 64 65 66 67 68 67 67 67 68 66 67 67
MAX/MIN RH         96      40      97      50     100      50      92      48
RH            79 96 48 45 77 97 56 57 86100 57 55 84 92 55 55
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 SC SC SC B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 OV B2 B1
POP 12HR           10       5      10      10      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ247-202215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
310 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

DATE             SUN 04/20/14            MON 04/21/14            TUE 04/22/14
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                      73          67          73          67          78
TEMP          67 66 69 71 71 69 67 68 68 68 70 71 72 70 69 68 68 68 75 76 77 71
DEWPT         64 64 65 65 64 64 65 64 65 65 65 65 64 65 66 66 66 65 65 65 67 68
MIN/MAX RH                   80          91          77          94          65
RH            92 92 86 81 80 84 91 88 89 91 87 81 77 86 91 93 93 92 72 70 72 90
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       6  4  8 10 11 11 10  8  8  8  6  8  9 10  8  5  3  2  2  4  5  6
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     67 71 69 62 63 74 81 79 85 90 79 68 64 59 73 88 87 85 63 41 35 29
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.02        0.02        0.04        0.03
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS IS                IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     2     2     2     2     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     4
MIXING HGT           1800  1800  1600  1700  2400  2300  2100  1400  2400  2200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             14    20    17    13    12    16    13     6     5    10


DATE          WED 04/23/14 THU 04/24/14 FRI 04/25/14 SAT 04/26/14
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            67      76      68      72      70      79      70      78
TEMP          69 67 74 71 69 68 72 71 70 70 77 74 72 70 77 73
DEWPT         66 65 66 66 66 67 68 68 70 69 70 69 69 68 69 68
MAX/MIN RH         96      72      96      86      98      74      94      72
RH            91 93 76 83 90 96 87 91 98 95 78 84 91 92 77 84
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 SC SC SC B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 OV B2 B1
POP 12HR           10       5      10      10      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ234-202215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
310 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

DATE             SUN 04/20/14            MON 04/21/14            TUE 04/22/14
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                      79          63          81          64          84
TEMP          63 63 72 76 76 73 67 64 64 63 71 77 78 77 70 68 64 65 78 83 84 79
DEWPT         60 60 64 60 61 60 63 62 63 62 65 64 63 64 63 63 62 62 64 65 65 65
MIN/MAX RH                   56          96          59          94          54
RH            90 93 76 57 58 64 87 91 95 95 81 64 59 62 81 86 94 92 61 55 54 61
WIND DIR       E NE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SE  S SW  S SE
WIND SPD       3  2  9 11 12 12  6  3  1  2  8 10 12 10  6  4  2  1  0  1  4  6
HEAT INDEX                                                             85 86
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     75 83 68 64 58 77 81 81 90 96 82 69 64 59 75 91 89 87 59 30 28 27
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.02        0.02        0.04        0.02
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS IS                IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
OBVIS         PF PF                PF PF PF                PF PF
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     2     2     2     2     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     3     3     4     3     4     3
MIXING HGT           4600  4300  2500   900  3900  3600  2300   300  3700  4300
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             14    21    11     2    14    18    11     3     1     9


DATE          WED 04/23/14 THU 04/24/14 FRI 04/25/14 SAT 04/26/14
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            62      86      66      84      67      85      68      85
TEMP          67 63 84 81 70 66 83 80 70 67 84 81 71 68 85 82
DEWPT         63 62 64 63 64 66 67 67 68 67 68 67 67 66 68 67
MAX/MIN RH         99      48      97      57     100      56      95      55
RH            87 97 50 54 83 97 58 64 91 99 59 62 87 92 58 61
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE       S       S      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 SC SC B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 OV B2 B1
POP 12HR           10       5      10      10      10      10      10      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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