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FOUS54 KCRP 292025
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
325 PM CDT TUE JUL 29 2014

TXZ245-301015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
325 PM CDT TUE JUL 29 2014

DATE           07/29/14      WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI
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                      79          89          78          90          78
TEMP          91 91 86 83 81 79 83 87 89 88 84 82 79 78 85 90 90 87 82 81 79 78
DEWPT         73 74 75 75 75 75 75 74 73 72 75 75 75 76 76 76 76 76 77 77 76 75
MAX/MIN RH                   87          58          93          63          94
RH            56 57 71 77 84 87 77 65 59 60 75 80 88 93 74 64 64 72 85 90 92 94
WIND DIR      SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD      11 11  8  8  6  5  4  8 11 12 10 10  8  6  8 10 12 11  9  8  6  5
HEAT INDEX    99100 94 90 86    90 95 97 96 91 88       95101102 98 90 84
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     25 33 35 32 39 44 35 40 21 11 15 19 33 43 39 40 39 39 59 60 60 81
POP 12HR                      5          10           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.08
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS                               IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                           IS                               IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1000  1500  3700  3700  2400  1100  2100  2500  1800   400
T WIND DIR              S     S     S    SE    SE     S     S     S     S    SW
T WIND SPD             14    11    10    20    19    14    16    17    14     8


DATE           08/01 SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14
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      77      88      78      88      77      88      79      87
TEMP          89 86 80 77 87 85 80 78 87 85 79 77 88 85 81 79 87 85
DEWPT         75 76 74 73 72 72 73 71 70 71 72 72 72 72 73 73 74 74
MIN/MAX RH         61      89      59      82      57      85      60      84      65
RH            64 73 85 89 60 66 80 82 58 65 79 85 61 65 78 84 66 69
PWIND DIR           S      SE       E      SE      NE       E       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      30      30      20      30      20      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-301015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
325 PM CDT TUE JUL 29 2014

DATE           07/29/14      WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI
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                      73         100          73          98          75
TEMP         101 99 88 83 77 73 84 95 99 97 87 82 76 73 88 97 98 92 83 80 77 75
DEWPT         62 65 70 73 74 73 73 66 66 67 71 74 75 73 73 69 68 69 72 74 75 74
MAX/MIN RH                  100          33         100          37          97
RH            27 32 55 73 92100 71 39 34 37 60 77 95100 60 40 37 47 69 82 92 97
WIND DIR       E SE SE  S  S SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  E
WIND SPD      11 12  9  8  5  4  8  9 11 13 11 10  8  5  9  8  8 11 11  6  4  2
HEAT INDEX   103103 93 88       90 98103102 92 87       95103103 97 88
CLOUDS        SC SC FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     31 28 23 16 23 30 25 13 20 17 14 10 32 46 38 31 37 43 55 63 73 78
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                            IS IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  5     5     6     6     4     4     4     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           5600   700  7500  8700  5100   900  4300  5700  4300  1000
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             16    10    13    21    20    14    14     9    16     6


DATE           08/01 SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14
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            96      75      94      74      93      74      95      74      95
TEMP          95 90 79 75 93 89 78 74 92 88 78 74 94 89 78 74 94 90
DEWPT         71 70 72 73 68 66 68 69 65 64 69 70 68 67 70 72 68 69
MIN/MAX RH         42      93      40      85      38      88      41      93      41
RH            45 51 79 93 44 46 72 85 41 44 73 88 43 49 76 93 42 51
PWIND DIR           E       E       E       E      NE       E       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      30      30      20      20      20      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-301015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
325 PM CDT TUE JUL 29 2014

DATE           07/29/14      WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI
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                      80          87          80          87          80
TEMP          89 88 85 83 81 80 83 86 87 87 83 82 81 80 84 86 87 85 82 81 80 80
DEWPT         74 74 75 75 76 75 75 75 74 73 75 75 76 76 76 77 77 77 77 77 77 76
MAX/MIN RH                   84          64          89          72          88
RH            62 64 73 77 83 84 77 71 66 65 76 80 85 89 78 73 73 77 86 88 88 88
WIND DIR      SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10 12  9 10  9  6  4  6 11 12 12 12 10  8 10 10 12 11 10 10  9  6
HEAT INDEX    97 97 93 91 88 86 91 95 96 94 91 89 86    93 97 98 95 91 89 87
CLOUDS        FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     23 24 33 31 36 40 33 34 20 10 17 23 34 41 38 39 37 37 58 64 59 80
POP 12HR                      5          10           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.06
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS                               IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                           IS                               IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1200  1600  2400  2400  2000  1200  2000  2300  1700   500
T WIND DIR              S     S     S    SE    SE     S     S     S     S    SW
T WIND SPD             18    14    10    19    21    18    16    17    17    10


DATE           08/01 SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14
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      79      86      80      87      79      88      79      86
TEMP          86 85 81 79 86 85 81 80 86 85 81 79 87 86 81 79 86 85
DEWPT         76 77 75 74 73 73 73 72 71 72 73 72 72 73 73 73 74 74
MIN/MAX RH         71      84      64      78      60      79      61      83      68
RH            71 77 84 84 65 69 77 77 61 66 76 79 61 66 78 83 69 71
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       E      SE      NE       E       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           30      30      30      20      30      20      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-301015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
325 PM CDT TUE JUL 29 2014

DATE           07/29/14      WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI
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                      75          95          74          97          75
TEMP         102100 89 84 78 75 83 91 95 94 85 81 77 74 87 95 96 91 83 80 77 75
DEWPT         67 69 74 74 74 74 75 70 70 68 74 74 75 74 75 73 73 74 76 76 76 75
MAX/MIN RH                   97          41         100          47          99
RH            33 38 62 73 87 97 77 50 44 43 70 81 95100 66 48 47 58 80 90 96 99
WIND DIR       E  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE NE SW
WIND SPD       6 11  6  3  2  2  3  6 11 12  6  4  3  3  6  9  9 10  9  3  1  3
HEAT INDEX   108106 97 91       91 97101 98 92 86       97105107100 90
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     37 37 45 41 50 62 56 44 28 17 23 29 36 40 43 42 48 52 61 70 76 80
POP 12HR                     10          10           5          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01        0.14
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS          IS IS                         IS IS IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS             IS                         IS IS IS IS SC SC SC
OBVIS                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     2     2     3
HAINES                  4     3     5     4     4     4     4     4     3     3
MIXING HGT           3900   700  6800  6600  4000   800  3500  4400  3100   600
T WIND DIR              S    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S     S     W
T WIND SPD             12     4     8    19    12     5    12     9    11     3


DATE           08/01 SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14
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            93      73      91      72      91      73      94      74      93
TEMP          92 88 77 73 90 86 76 72 90 86 77 73 93 88 78 74 92 88
DEWPT         73 74 71 71 69 68 69 68 68 68 70 71 70 70 71 72 70 71
MIN/MAX RH         51      93      48      88      46      92      47      92      48
RH            53 65 80 93 50 56 78 88 47 54 80 92 49 55 78 92 50 58
PWIND DIR          NW       E      NE       E      NE       E       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           30      30      30      20      20      20      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS 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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