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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
241 PM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

TXZ245-251015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
241 PM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

DATE           10/24/14      SAT 10/25/14            SUN 10/26/14            MON
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                      65          84          65          86          68
TEMP          83 76 71 70 67 65 75 82 84 77 72 71 68 67 76 84 85 77 74 72 71 70
DEWPT         56 60 60 60 60 61 63 62 61 63 63 63 63 61 64 64 65 65 66 66 67 67
MAX/MIN RH                   90          47          93          51          91
RH            40 56 69 72 79 87 66 51 47 63 75 76 85 81 66 52 52 66 77 82 89 90
WIND DIR       E  E SE SE SE  N  N  E SE SE SE  S  S SW  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       6  5  4  4  1  2  4  3  5  5  4  4  2  2  4  6  8  9  9 10  9  8
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)      3  0  0  0  3  5  3  0  5 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 20 20 20 33 45
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           3000  1700  3800  3600  2400  1500  3000  2900  1900  1500
T WIND DIR              E     E    NE     E    SE     S     S    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD              8     4     3     4     8     8     8    12    18    18


DATE           10/27 TUE 10/28/14 WED 10/29/14 THU 10/30/14 FRI 10/31/14
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            85      73      85      70      83      69      83      67      80
TEMP          84 79 75 74 84 79 74 71 82 77 72 70 82 77 71 68 79 73
DEWPT         67 69 67 68 66 68 69 67 68 69 68 66 68 67 65 60 57 55
MIN/MAX RH         57      83      55      90      62      90      62      82      45
RH            58 72 76 83 56 68 86 88 62 75 87 89 64 73 82 75 47 53
PWIND DIR           S       S       S      SE       E      SE       E       E      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            5       5      10      10      20      10      20      20      10
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                 IS IS       IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-251015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
241 PM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

DATE           10/24/14      SAT 10/25/14            SUN 10/26/14            MON
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                      62          89          61          89          62
TEMP          87 81 71 66 64 62 74 85 89 81 71 66 63 61 71 85 88 80 71 67 65 63
DEWPT         56 56 60 59 59 58 60 58 55 56 59 60 60 58 59 58 57 56 61 62 63 63
MAX/MIN RH                   91          32          98          35          99
RH            35 43 69 77 85 89 60 39 32 42 67 83 91 90 66 40 35 45 72 86 95 99
WIND DIR       E  E SE  S  S SW SW  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD       4  4  4  3  2  2  1  1  3  4  4  4  3  3  2  6  8  9  9  6  5  5
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)      3  0  0  0  3  5  3  0  5 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 20 20 20 30 41
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     3
MIXING HGT           4000  1300  5100  5100  4100  1000  3500  4200  2900   500
T WIND DIR              E    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD              8     4     3     5    10    10     9    12    17    19


DATE           10/27 TUE 10/28/14 WED 10/29/14 THU 10/30/14 FRI 10/31/14
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            89      67      88      65      86      64      85      63      84
TEMP          86 82 71 68 85 81 70 66 83 79 68 65 82 79 67 64 81 76
DEWPT         60 63 65 65 63 63 66 64 64 64 66 63 65 61 62 57 52 49
MIN/MAX RH         37      90      44      95      49      98      48      84      32
RH            42 52 82 89 48 54 88 94 53 60 94 97 55 55 83 76 37 38
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE       E      SE      SE       E      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5      10      20      10      20      20      10
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                 IS IS       IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-251015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
241 PM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

DATE           10/24/14      SAT 10/25/14            SUN 10/26/14            MON
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          83          68          85          71
TEMP          82 75 72 72 70 69 76 81 83 76 72 72 70 71 78 84 84 78 76 75 73 72
DEWPT         59 61 61 61 61 63 64 63 62 64 63 64 64 63 65 64 66 67 68 68 69 67
MAX/MIN RH                   81          50          84          52          88
RH            46 60 67 68 72 81 66 54 50 67 74 74 82 75 64 52 54 68 75 79 88 85
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E  E  N  N  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD       6  5  5  4  2  2  5  3  5  6  5  5  3  3  4  6  8 10 11 11 11 10
HEAT INDEX                                                    86
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)      3  0  0  0  3  5  3  0  5 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 20 20 20 32 44
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           2600  1900  3400  3200  2100  1600  2800  2700  2700  2500
T WIND DIR              E     E    NE     E    SE     S     S    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD              9     5     3     5     9     8     9    13    18    18


DATE           10/27 TUE 10/28/14 WED 10/29/14 THU 10/30/14 FRI 10/31/14
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            84      75      84      72      82      70      82      70      80
TEMP          83 79 77 76 84 80 75 73 82 78 74 71 81 77 73 71 79 74
DEWPT         68 70 67 69 67 68 70 68 68 70 69 67 69 68 66 62 59 57
MIN/MAX RH         60      78      57      86      64      88      65      79      47
RH            60 74 71 78 57 69 83 85 64 76 84 87 66 75 78 73 49 55
PWIND DIR           S       S       S      SE       E      SE       E       E      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            5       5      10      10      20      10      20      20      10
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                 IS IS       IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-251015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
241 PM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

DATE           10/24/14      SAT 10/25/14            SUN 10/26/14            MON
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                      58          87          61          87          64
TEMP          86 77 65 62 59 58 73 85 87 78 67 64 61 61 71 84 86 77 69 66 65 65
DEWPT         54 59 58 58 57 57 61 60 57 60 61 60 59 58 58 60 61 61 64 64 64 64
MAX/MIN RH                   98          36         100          43          98
RH            33 54 78 88 94 95 65 43 36 54 79 88 93 97 64 45 44 58 85 93 96 97
WIND DIR      NE  E SE SE SW NW NW  S SE SE  S  S  S NW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       5  3  3  2  1  2  2  1  3  4  3  2  2  1  3  6  8  8  6  5  4  4
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)      3  0  0  0  3  5  3  0  5 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 20 20 20 32 44
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     3
MIXING HGT           2900   600  4700  4400  2900   600  3300  3200  1900   400
T WIND DIR              E     E     N    SW    SE     S    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              5     3     3     4     6     9     8    12    19    19


DATE           10/27 TUE 10/28/14 WED 10/29/14 THU 10/30/14 FRI 10/31/14
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            87      67      87      65      84      63      84      63      82
TEMP          85 79 69 68 85 79 68 66 83 77 66 64 82 76 66 64 80 74
DEWPT         64 66 65 65 65 65 66 64 67 66 65 63 66 64 62 54 51 47
MIN/MAX RH         48      92      49      97      57      98      55      88      32
RH            50 64 88 91 52 61 94 96 59 68 97 95 58 65 88 70 36 38
PWIND DIR           S       S       S      SE      SE       E       E      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            5       5      10      10      20      10      20      20      10
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                 IS IS       IS IS 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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