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FOUS54 KCRP 192007
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
207 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

TXZ245-201015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
207 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

DATE           12/19/14      SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      50          58          50          62          53
TEMP          65 59 55 53 52 50 52 56 58 55 53 51 51 50 53 59 62 58 55 54 53 53
DEWPT         57 55 53 52 49 50 48 50 48 50 49 50 48 49 50 51 52 53 52 52 52 52
MAX/MIN RH                   98          71          96          70         100
RH            77 86 93 96 92 98 87 78 71 85 87 95 92 96 91 73 70 82 89 92 95100
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  N  N NE NE NE  E  E SE  S  S
WIND SPD      13 13 13 13 11 10 10  9  8  8  8  8  8  9  8  6  5  4  3  2  2  2
CLOUDS        OV B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     99 69 70 66 66 67 67 66 68 68 69 66 70 79 74 70 65 61 53 44 43 42
POP 12HR                     10           5          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.01           0
RAIN                                                  S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     3     4     4     4     4     4     2     4     4
MIXING HGT           1400  1500  1700  1800  1800  1600  1500  1600  1700  1700
T WIND DIR              N    NE    NE    NE     E    NE     N    NW     W    SW
T WIND SPD             21    18    14    11    10     8     5     4     3     8


DATE           12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          69      58    67      47    65      53    70      61    71
TEMP          66 65 60   58 65 59 50   47 62 61 56   53 67 67 63   61 69 66
DEWPT         56 59 59   57 51 46 41   39 40 43 46   51 57 61 60   59 60 61
MIN/MAX RH       68     100    51      75    41      94    69      92    72
RH            70 83 99  100 61 60 71   75 44 51 72   93 71 81 91   92 75 82
PWIND DIR         S      SW    NW      NW     W      SW     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5       5    10       5     0       5     5      10    10

$$

TXZ231-201015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
207 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

DATE           12/19/14      SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      48          59          46          64          48
TEMP          60 55 52 50 49 48 50 57 59 54 50 49 47 46 50 60 64 58 53 51 49 48
DEWPT         52 52 50 49 46 47 47 48 46 48 46 46 44 46 47 48 49 50 49 49 49 48
MAX/MIN RH                   96          64          98          59         100
RH            76 89 95 95 92 96 87 72 64 80 84 90 89 98 88 63 59 75 87 93 99100
WIND DIR       N  N  N NE NE  N NE NE NE  E  E NE  N NE NE  E  E SE SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD       9  8  8  6  6  6  6  6  5  4  5  4  4  5  3  2  2  3  3  2  3  3
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     87 61 59 49 57 65 57 54 58 58 59 61 65 70 64 58 49 41 37 32 38 45
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     3     4     4     4     4     2     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1100  1400  1800  2000  1900  1600  2600  2600  2400  1700
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE     E    SE     N    NW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             18    14    10     9     8     5     3     3     5    11


DATE           12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          74      54    67      41    68      45    72      56    73
TEMP          69 66 58   54 64 57 46   41 62 60 50   45 67 66 59   56 70 67
DEWPT         52 55 55   52 45 39 36   34 34 35 39   44 51 56 56   55 55 55
MIN/MAX RH       50      95    40      77    29      96    52      95    53
RH            56 67 90   95 49 50 67   77 34 40 67   96 56 69 89   95 60 64
PWIND DIR         S      SW     N      NW     W       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
POP 12HR          0       5     5       0     0       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ247-201015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
207 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

DATE           12/19/14      SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      53          58          52          62          55
TEMP          67 61 57 56 54 53 54 57 58 56 54 54 53 52 55 60 62 60 58 57 56 55
DEWPT         58 56 54 53 50 51 49 51 49 51 50 51 50 51 52 52 53 54 54 54 54 54
MAX/MIN RH                   93          72          95          72          96
RH            75 82 88 91 87 93 84 78 72 84 84 92 90 95 90 75 72 81 87 89 92 96
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  N NE NE NE NE  E  E SE  S SW
WIND SPD      14 14 14 14 12 10 11 10  9  9  9  9  9 10  9  8  6  5  4  3  3  2
CLOUDS        OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     99 70 71 66 66 66 67 69 70 69 70 67 71 81 75 70 66 62 54 47 44 41
POP 12HR                     10           5          20          30          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.02           0
RAIN                                                  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     3     4     4     4     4     3     2     4     4
MIXING HGT           1400  1500  1700  1900  1900  1700  1700  1700  1800  1900
T WIND DIR              N    NE    NE    NE     E    NE     N     N     W    SW
T WIND SPD             20    18    14    12    10     9     6     5     3     8


DATE           12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          69      60    67      50    66      57    70      63    70
TEMP          66 66 61   60 66 61 54   50 63 63 59   57 67 67 64   63 69 67
DEWPT         57 60 60   59 52 47 43   42 42 44 48   54 58 61 62   61 62 61
MIN/MAX RH       70      99    52      72    42      90    70      92    74
RH            72 82 96   99 62 59 68   72 46 50 68   89 72 80 90   92 77 81
PWIND DIR         S      SW    NW      NW     W      SW     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5       5    10       5     0       5     5      10    10

$$

TXZ234-201015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
207 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

DATE           12/19/14      SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      48          59          45          62          48
TEMP          58 55 52 50 49 48 51 57 59 54 49 48 46 45 49 59 62 57 52 50 49 48
DEWPT         53 52 50 49 47 47 46 48 46 48 46 47 44 45 46 48 49 50 49 48 48 48
MAX/MIN RH                   97          62         100          62         100
RH            84 93 95 97 91 96 84 71 62 81 88 97 94100 91 66 62 79 89 93 98100
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N NE NE NE  N NE NE NE  E SE SE SE  S SW
WIND SPD      10  9  9  9  8  6  8  8  8  4  5  4  5  5  4  3  3  2  2  2  2  2
CLOUDS        OV B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     97 64 67 67 67 69 67 64 63 65 68 62 68 72 69 65 63 61 49 36 42 47
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     3     4     4     4     4     4     2     4     4
MIXING HGT           1300  1500  1800  2000  1900  1600  2100  2000  1700  1800
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE     E     E     N    NW     W    SW
T WIND SPD             21    18    12    10     9     5     3     3     4    11


DATE           12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          72      54    66      41    67      47    71      58    72
TEMP          67 65 57   54 64 57 46   41 62 59 51   47 66 67 61   58 69 66
DEWPT         53 57 57   54 47 41 37   35 36 39 42   46 53 58 58   57 59 59
MIN/MAX RH       57     100    44      79    34      96    58      95    64
RH            61 76 98   99 54 55 70   79 39 46 71   95 61 75 92   95 69 78
PWIND DIR         S      SW     N      NW     W      SW     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5       5    10       5     0       5     5      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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