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FOUS54 KCRP 300852
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
352 AM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

TXZ245-302215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
352 AM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

DATE             SAT 07/30/16            SUN 07/31/16            MON 08/01/16
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                      91          80          93          80          92
TEMP          79 79 86 89 87 86 82 80 82 81 91 93 93 90 85 84 82 81 88 91 91 88
DEWPT         77 76 76 76 76 77 77 77 77 77 77 76 77 77 77 78 77 75 75 74 74 75
MIN/MAX RH                   63          91          62          87          58
RH            94 91 73 69 71 75 87 91 84 87 63 59 61 66 78 83 84 85 65 59 59 66
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  4  4  8 10 10  9  8  6  5  8  9 12 11 11 10  8  6  6  9 10 10
HEAT INDEX          96100 98 96 89 84 90 88105106107102 97 94 91 86 97101101 98
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     27 42 44 37 20 21 21 34 41 38 52 45 21 22 22 22 28 34 34 34 24 15
POP 12HR                     20          10          20           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0        0.03           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS                   IS IS
TSTMS                                    IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     4     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           5300  4700  1500  2400  5100  4800  1800  1100  4500  4300
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD              9    16    17    14    14    19    19    14    13    17


DATE          TUE 08/02/16 WED 08/03/16 THU 08/04/16 FRI 08/05/16
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      91      80      88      80      93      81      90
TEMP          83 80 91 88 83 80 87 85 82 80 92 88 83 81 90 87
DEWPT         77 76 75 76 77 76 75 75 77 76 75 76 77 77 76 76
MAX/MIN RH         92      61      89      67      88      58      89      64
RH            83 91 62 68 83 88 69 73 85 87 58 68 82 88 65 71
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5      10       5      20       5      30
RAIN SHWRS                                  IS IS       SC SC
TSTMS                                       IS IS       SC SC

$$

TXZ231-302215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
352 AM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

DATE             SAT 07/30/16            SUN 07/31/16            MON 08/01/16
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                     100          77         100          76         101
TEMP          78 76 89 97 99 94 83 79 77 77 90 98100 95 84 81 78 76 88 98101 95
DEWPT         76 75 75 70 69 72 74 76 75 75 75 71 69 71 74 75 76 75 71 68 67 69
MIN/MAX RH                   37          95          36          98          34
RH            92 95 65 42 38 49 75 89 95 93 62 43 37 47 71 84 92 95 56 38 34 43
WIND DIR       S SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  4  6  6  8 12  9  6  3  3  9  8 11 12 11  9  6  5  6  9 11 12
HEAT INDEX          99105105102 90         100106108102 91 86       94103106100
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     24 50 47 42 46 32 15 24 24 28 41 37 32 16 13 11 23 35 32 29 21 13
POP 12HR                     20           5          10           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01           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     5     5     4     4     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           7700  9700  4100  1700  7900  9000  4000  1100  5600  7900
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             11    13    19    13    16    18    18    12    12    20


DATE          TUE 08/02/16 WED 08/03/16 THU 08/04/16 FRI 08/05/16
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      76     100      76     100      77      99
TEMP          79 76 96 95 79 77 96 95 80 77 97 95 81 78 96 94
DEWPT         75 74 69 69 75 75 69 69 76 75 71 69 76 76 70 71
MAX/MIN RH         98      36     100      36      98      37      97      39
RH            87 95 42 43 87 95 42 43 87 94 44 43 85 95 44 47
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       5       0       5       0       5       5      20
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS
TSTMS                                                   IS IS

$$

TXZ247-302215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
352 AM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

DATE             SAT 07/30/16            SUN 07/31/16            MON 08/01/16
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          83          93          82          90
TEMP          83 82 87 89 89 87 85 84 84 83 90 93 92 90 86 85 84 82 87 90 90 87
DEWPT         77 76 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 78 77 78 77 77 77 76 76 76 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   65          84          65          82          63
RH            82 84 71 67 68 72 77 79 81 84 67 61 65 67 74 76 78 82 69 63 65 70
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD       6  6  5  8 10 11 11 11  9  9  9 10 12 12 12 12 10  8  8  9 10 11
HEAT INDEX    92 89 99102101 99 97 95 94 91104107106102 98 96 94 90 97101100 98
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     25 43 41 34 19 21 21 34 43 30 55 41 22 22 22 21 27 33 34 34 25 15
POP 12HR                     20          10          20           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0        0.02           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS                   IS IS
TSTMS                                    IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     5     4     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3100  2200  1200  2700  3900  3500  1800  2200  2900  3100
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE     S     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD              8    14    18    17    16    19    23    18    14    18


DATE          TUE 08/02/16 WED 08/03/16 THU 08/04/16 FRI 08/05/16
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            82      90      82      87      82      88      82      89
TEMP          85 82 89 87 85 82 87 86 84 82 88 87 85 82 88 86
DEWPT         77 77 76 77 77 76 76 76 77 76 76 77 78 77 77 77
MAX/MIN RH         86      65      83      71      84      68      85      70
RH            77 85 67 71 80 83 72 75 82 83 69 75 79 85 71 75
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5      10       5      20       5      30
RAIN SHWRS                                  IS IS       SC SC
TSTMS                                       IS IS       SC SC

$$

TXZ234-302215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
352 AM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

DATE             SAT 07/30/16            SUN 07/31/16            MON 08/01/16
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                      95          77          96          76          98
TEMP          76 75 87 91 95 91 83 79 77 79 89 94 96 91 83 80 78 77 88 95 98 93
DEWPT         76 75 76 74 73 74 76 76 76 76 76 75 74 74 75 76 76 75 73 71 71 71
MIN/MAX RH                   49          97          46          97          42
RH           100100 70 57 49 58 79 91 94 90 66 55 51 57 77 87 93 93 60 45 42 50
WIND DIR       E  E  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       2  2  4  5  8  9  6  4  3  2  5  8 10 11  8  5  4  4  5  6  9 11
HEAT INDEX          97101105102 90         101106107101 90          96103105101
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     29 38 51 46 43 21 24 29 34 47 51 61 27 21 22 23 29 36 36 37 24 10
POP 12HR                     20           5          20           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.07           0        0.05           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     2     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     4     5     5     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           7600  7800  2600  1200  7300  7100  2400   400  7400  7200
T WIND DIR              S    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD              6    11    13     8    11    17    13     9    10    17


DATE          TUE 08/02/16 WED 08/03/16 THU 08/04/16 FRI 08/05/16
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      97      76      95      77      96      77      95
TEMP          80 77 95 92 81 77 93 91 79 77 94 91 80 78 94 91
DEWPT         76 75 72 73 76 75 72 73 76 75 73 73 76 76 73 74
MAX/MIN RH         98      45      97      47      96      47      97      49
RH            86 94 48 53 86 95 50 55 89 93 50 55 88 93 51 58
PWIND DIR           S      SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10       0      10       5      20       5      30
RAIN SHWRS                                  IS IS       SC SC
TSTMS                                       IS IS       SC SC

$$

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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