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FOUS54 KCRP 250837
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
337 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

TXZ245-252215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
337 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

DATE             FRI 07/25/14            SAT 07/26/14            SUN 07/27/14
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                      93          80          94          81          92
TEMP          81 79 84 91 93 91 85 84 82 80 85 91 94 90 86 84 81 81 89 92 91 88
DEWPT         75 74 75 74 74 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 77 77 77 77 76 76 76 77
MIN/MAX RH                   54          87          58          89          61
RH            82 86 75 59 55 59 75 78 85 87 74 61 58 65 75 82 87 86 67 61 63 70
WIND DIR       S SW  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       5  3  4  8 10 10  8  8  5  4  6 10 13 13 12 11  9  8  9 11 12 12
HEAT INDEX    87    93100103101 94 93 89 83 95103107102 97 94 89 89101104104101
CLOUDS        FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     23 25 34 48 40 18 13 13 20 25 28 32 25 25 30 35 33 32 28 23 21 19
POP 12HR                     10           5          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     4     4     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           3200  3600  2600  1200  2900  3300  2200  1100  2900  2900
T WIND DIR              S    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              5    13    16    12    10    19    19    11    16    20


DATE          MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14 THU 07/31/14
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            79      90      79      91      78      90      79      89
TEMP          82 79 90 85 81 80 90 86 81 79 90 84 81 80 89 84
DEWPT         78 77 77 77 77 76 75 75 76 75 74 74 75 75 77 75
MAX/MIN RH         94      66      92      61      91      60      87      66
RH            87 93 66 79 87 89 62 72 83 88 61 73 82 85 67 73
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5      10      10      10

$$

TXZ231-252215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
337 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

DATE             FRI 07/25/14            SAT 07/26/14            SUN 07/27/14
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                      98          76         100          76         100
TEMP          78 75 84 94 98 95 84 83 78 76 85 96100 95 87 82 79 77 89 98100 95
DEWPT         75 75 73 68 67 69 72 73 74 73 73 68 69 70 73 75 75 74 72 71 70 71
MIN/MAX RH                   37          92          36          95          39
RH            91 99 70 43 37 43 66 73 86 92 68 41 37 45 64 78 88 91 59 42 39 46
WIND DIR       S SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD       4  2  6  6 10 11  9  6  4  3  8  9 12 14 12  9  5  4  6 10 13 16
HEAT INDEX          90 99102100 89 89       92101106101 94 89       96105108103
CLOUDS        FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     19 21 24 28 46 31 26 17 16 16 20 25 28 30 30 29 28 28 20 13 13 12
POP 12HR                     10           5           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     5     5     4     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           4800  5800  4000  1300  5200  5900  4000  1200  5000  5500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S     S     S    SE    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD              8    12    16     9    11    18    21    12    16    17


DATE          MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14 THU 07/31/14
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            75      99      75      99      75      99      76      96
TEMP          82 76 96 95 80 77 96 96 80 76 96 94 79 78 94 93
DEWPT         74 74 69 67 72 71 63 61 73 72 62 65 73 73 68 70
MAX/MIN RH         98      36      91      28      98      30      96      41
RH            78 96 42 41 77 82 33 31 78 87 33 39 84 85 43 48
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5       5      10      10

$$

TXZ247-252215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
337 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

DATE             FRI 07/25/14            SAT 07/26/14            SUN 07/27/14
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                      90          81          90          81          89
TEMP          82 80 84 88 90 89 84 84 82 81 84 88 90 88 86 84 83 82 87 89 89 87
DEWPT         75 74 75 75 75 76 77 77 77 76 77 77 78 77 78 78 78 77 77 77 77 78
MIN/MAX RH                   61          87          67          88          67
RH            80 84 76 64 62 65 78 80 85 87 78 69 67 72 78 83 85 86 71 67 68 73
WIND DIR       S SW  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       8  5  5  8 10 10  9 10  9  5  6 10 12 14 13 12 10  9 10 11 12 13
HEAT INDEX    88    92 98101 99 93 93 89 87 94101104100 97 94 92 90 99101102100
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     23 26 35 49 39 18 12 12 21 26 30 34 25 29 32 35 34 33 29 26 23 20
POP 12HR                     10           5          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     4     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           2500  2800  2100  1100  2200  2300  1700  1000  2300  2300
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              6    13    18    16    11    20    20    14    17    21


DATE          MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14 THU 07/31/14
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            80      88      80      89      80      88      81      88
TEMP          83 80 88 84 82 80 89 85 83 80 88 84 82 81 88 83
DEWPT         78 77 78 78 77 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 76 77 75
MAX/MIN RH         91      71      89      67      87      66      85      70
RH            84 91 71 83 84 88 67 76 80 86 66 76 80 84 70 77
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5      10      10      10

$$

TXZ234-252215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
337 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

DATE             FRI 07/25/14            SAT 07/26/14            SUN 07/27/14
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                      96          76          97          77          96
TEMP          77 74 83 92 96 93 83 82 78 76 84 93 97 91 84 81 79 78 91 96 95 91
DEWPT         74 74 75 71 70 71 74 74 74 74 74 72 72 72 74 76 76 75 74 73 73 73
MIN/MAX RH                   44          94          46          95          49
RH            92100 79 51 44 50 74 77 87 94 73 50 46 54 73 84 89 91 58 49 49 56
WIND DIR       S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       1  0  3  4  9 12  6  3  2  2  5  9 13 13 10  6  4  3  6 10 12 12
HEAT INDEX          90100103100 90 89       92101106 99 92 88      101106105101
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     22 30 36 46 39 18 14 14 15 15 22 30 26 22 29 35 33 31 25 19 18 16
POP 12HR                     10           5          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     4     4     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           3900  4800  3300  1100  4000  4600  3000   900  4200  4200
T WIND DIR              S    SE     S    SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD              4    10    11     2     8    16    16     4    12    17


DATE          MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14 THU 07/31/14
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            76      96      75      98      75      97      76      93
TEMP          78 76 95 89 79 77 96 92 80 77 96 89 79 77 92 89
DEWPT         76 75 72 74 76 74 69 69 74 73 69 70 74 74 74 73
MAX/MIN RH        100      46     100      39      99      40      94      53
RH            94 97 48 60 90 90 41 48 84 90 42 54 84 88 55 58
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5      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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