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FOUS54 KCRP 232019
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
319 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

TXZ245-241030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
319 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

DATE           04/23/14      THU 04/24/14            FRI 04/25/14            SAT
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                      69          79          69          79          70
TEMP          76 73 70 70 69 69 73 77 78 74 71 71 70 70 75 78 79 77 73 72 71 70
DEWPT         69 68 67 67 67 68 69 68 68 68 69 69 68 68 69 69 69 69 68 67 67 68
MAX/MIN RH                   96          73          94          68          93
RH            80 84 91 89 92 96 87 75 74 82 91 92 93 93 82 75 73 79 85 85 89 93
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD      12 13 12 12 11  8 10 11 11  8  6  4  3  1  4  8 11 11 10  9  6  5
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     45 33 62 71 75 78 66 59 60 53 44 52 60 51 46 38 28 30 42 43 61 72
POP 12HR                     10          10          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1700  1400  2400  2500  1900  1300  2900  2700  1900  1500
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             26    26    20    14     9     6     6    10    16    18


DATE           04/26 SUN 04/27/14 MON 04/28/14 TUE 04/29/14 WED 04/30/14
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            81      72      82      71      87      68      80      60      79
TEMP          80 78 74 72 82 79 73 71 86 82 71 68 79 74 64 60 75 73
DEWPT         69 69 70 69 70 70 70 68 64 63 59 59 47 46 44 45 39 41
MIN/MAX RH         69      91      67      93      45      72      31      56      27
RH            71 74 87 91 70 74 90 90 49 53 66 72 33 38 49 56 27 32
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S       S      SW      SW      NW       N       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
POP 12HR            5       5      10      10      10       5       0       0       0

$$

TXZ231-241030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
319 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

DATE           04/23/14      THU 04/24/14            FRI 04/25/14            SAT
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                      68          91          67          88          70
TEMP          88 82 73 70 69 69 76 86 89 84 74 71 69 69 79 86 88 82 75 73 71 70
DEWPT         64 64 65 65 65 65 65 65 66 67 68 68 67 66 67 68 68 67 67 66 66 67
MAX/MIN RH                   90          47          95          50          91
RH            45 54 76 84 87 89 71 50 47 56 80 90 93 92 68 54 51 60 74 79 85 91
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE  E SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      14 16 12 11 10  5  9  6  5 10 10  5  5  1  5  8 11 13 10 10  8  8
HEAT INDEX    90 84                88 92 86                89 91 85
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     42 30 50 64 79 74 58 58 53 45 37 62 59 58 39 27 31 27 34 37 66 78
POP 12HR                     10          10           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS
OBVIS                                             PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2600  1300  4400  6000  3900  1100  4800  5400  3000  1700
T WIND DIR              S     S     S    SE     E     E     E    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             29    25    13     5    11    11     9    13    20    20


DATE           04/26 SUN 04/27/14 MON 04/28/14 TUE 04/29/14 WED 04/30/14
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      72      96      69      97      66      85      58      85
TEMP          88 84 75 72 94 88 74 69 95 88 72 66 84 77 62 58 79 76
DEWPT         68 68 68 69 64 37 67 63 35 38 44 45 39 36 37 39 33 32
MIN/MAX RH         49      93      16      95      11      47      18      50      17
RH            52 59 81 93 38 17 79 80 12 17 36 47 20 23 38 50 19 20
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SW      NE      NW      SW       N       N       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC B2 B1 SC FW SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      10       5       0       0       0

$$

TXZ247-241030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
319 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

DATE           04/23/14      THU 04/24/14            FRI 04/25/14            SAT
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                      69          78          70          76          70
TEMP          71 72 70 71 70 70 73 76 77 74 71 71 70 70 73 75 76 74 72 71 71 70
DEWPT         68 68 68 67 67 68 68 68 69 68 69 69 68 68 69 69 70 70 69 68 68 69
MAX/MIN RH                   95          75          93          71          94
RH            90 89 93 90 92 95 87 77 75 83 90 92 92 93 86 82 81 86 89 88 91 94
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE  E SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD      11 13 13 14 12  9 10 11  9  8  6  5  4  3  5  8 11 11 10 10  8  5
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     46 33 45 64 75 77 67 60 58 49 43 47 59 50 50 42 30 30 43 43 58 72
POP 12HR                     10          10          10           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     3     2     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1500  1400  2000  2200  1700  1300  2100  2000  1700  1500
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             26    26    20    16     9     6     6    10    16    18


DATE           04/26 SUN 04/27/14 MON 04/28/14 TUE 04/29/14 WED 04/30/14
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            77      73      78      71      80      70      79      62      80
TEMP          77 76 73 73 78 76 72 71 79 77 71 70 78 74 65 62 76 74
DEWPT         70 69 70 70 70 69 70 68 66 65 62 61 49 48 47 46 40 42
MIN/MAX RH         76      91      75      94      62      77      33      56      27
RH            78 80 88 91 77 79 93 91 65 67 73 75 35 40 51 56 28 32
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S       S      SW       S      NW       N       N
WIND CHAR         <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC SC CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
POP 12HR            5       5      10      10      10       5       0       0       0

$$

TXZ234-241030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
319 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

DATE           04/23/14      THU 04/24/14            FRI 04/25/14            SAT
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                      67          85          67          85          70
TEMP          84 79 69 67 67 67 75 81 82 78 70 70 69 69 77 84 85 81 74 73 71 70
DEWPT         65 64 67 66 66 67 68 66 68 67 68 68 67 66 67 68 68 67 66 66 66 67
MAX/MIN RH                  100          61          96          52          91
RH            54 61 91 95 95100 79 62 62 70 93 94 95 92 72 59 56 64 76 80 85 91
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  E  N  E  S SE SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD      13 13 11 10  9  5 10 10 11  9  6  3  2  0  3  5 10 14  9  6  5  5
HEAT INDEX    86                   83 85                   87 88 83
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     44 30 58 73 76 79 54 57 57 56 46 51 65 61 55 34 36 26 39 39 64 68
POP 12HR                     10          10          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                                    PF PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2200  1300  3600  3500  2300  1200  5000  5300  2200  1700
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S    SE     E    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             25    25    19    11     8     6     5     9    14    17


DATE           04/26 SUN 04/27/14 MON 04/28/14 TUE 04/29/14 WED 04/30/14
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            86      69      89      70      92      66      83      57      80
TEMP          85 81 72 69 87 83 73 70 90 85 71 66 81 75 62 57 75 72
DEWPT         68 69 69 69 71 68 69 67 51 51 48 49 41 42 38 39 36 37
MIN/MAX RH         56     100      53      99      24      54      22      49      23
RH            58 66 88100 59 61 87 91 26 31 44 54 24 30 41 49 25 28
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S       S       W      SW      NW       N       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
POP 12HR            5      10      20      10      10       5       0       0       0
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS
TSTMS                     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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