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FOUS54 KCRP 292040
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
340 PM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

TXZ245-301015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
340 PM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

DATE           08/29/14      SAT 08/30/14            SUN 08/31/14            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                      79          87          81          90          82
TEMP          88 85 81 81 80 79 83 86 87 85 83 83 82 81 85 89 89 85 84 83 83 82
DEWPT         75 75 75 75 75 75 75 76 76 77 76 77 76 76 76 76 76 76 77 77 77 76
MAX/MIN RH                   89          71          86          66          85
RH            65 73 81 83 84 89 78 74 71 77 82 83 85 86 74 66 67 75 80 81 84 84
WIND DIR       E  E  E NE  W SW SW  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      11  9  8  2  2  3  5  6  6 10  9 10  8  8 10  9  8 10 11  9  9  6
HEAT INDEX    98 93 87 87 83    91 96 98 95 91 91 89 88 95 99100 95 95 93 92 89
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     63 75 80 85 82 74 83 86 82 84 86 86 79 73 69 65 54 44 49 54 57 59
POP 12HR                     30          50          40          40          10
QPF 12HR                   0.18        0.43        0.20        0.14           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC IS IS             IS
TSTMS         SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC IS IS             IS
LAL                     2     3     3     3     1     3     3     2     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           3300  2900  4400  3400  2900  2500  2400  2500  1600  1200
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE     S    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             17     8     8    17    21    20    19    13    19    14


DATE           09/01 TUE 09/02/14 WED 09/03/14 THU 09/04/14 FRI 09/05/14
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            91      83      91      82      89      81      90      80      88
TEMP          90 86 84 83 90 86 84 82 89 85 83 81 88 85 82 80 87 83
DEWPT         75 76 77 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 76 75 76 76 77 75 75 74
MIN/MAX RH         63      81      64      82      64      83      67      86      68
RH            63 71 79 81 65 71 78 82 65 72 81 83 67 75 85 86 70 74
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      10      20      20      30      30      40      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS          IS IS    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS
TSTMS         IS          IS IS    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-301015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
340 PM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

DATE           08/29/14      SAT 08/30/14            SUN 08/31/14            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                      77          96          77          98          76
TEMP          95 91 83 80 78 77 85 93 96 92 84 80 78 77 85 94 96 90 83 80 78 77
DEWPT         72 72 72 74 74 73 73 71 71 71 72 74 75 75 75 72 72 72 74 75 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                   90          44          93          46          97
RH            48 54 70 82 87 90 68 50 44 51 68 83 90 92 72 50 46 55 74 87 94 96
WIND DIR       E  E SE SE  S  S  S SE  E SE SE  S SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      10 10  5  4  2  2  4  6  6  8  9  4  3  4  9 10 12 13 12  5  4  3
HEAT INDEX   103 98 89          91100104 99 89 83       94103104 98 89
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     63 64 73 81 65 73 74 70 77 47 37 44 68 71 67 56 55 41 48 55 57 60
POP 12HR                     10          20          10          30           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.11           0        0.07           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC             IS IS IS IS             IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         SC             IS IS IS IS             IS IS SC SC
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     3     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3800  2200  7900  7700  3500  1800  4000  4500  2900   600
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     E    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             19     6     4    13    19    16    16    19    18     9


DATE           09/01 TUE 09/02/14 WED 09/03/14 THU 09/04/14 FRI 09/05/14
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            99      76      99      76      96      76      97      75      98
TEMP          94 91 80 77 94 90 79 76 92 89 79 77 93 89 79 76 94 90
DEWPT         71 70 75 75 73 72 74 74 72 71 74 74 71 70 74 74 71 69
MIN/MAX RH         44      96      46      95      47      92      44      96      43
RH            47 52 86 95 51 55 84 94 51 56 83 91 49 53 86 95 48 51
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           10       5      20      10      30      20      40      20      20
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC       IS IS
TSTMS                     IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-301015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
340 PM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

DATE           08/29/14      SAT 08/30/14            SUN 08/31/14            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                      78          88          81          89          82
TEMP          86 83 81 81 80 78 84 86 87 84 83 83 82 81 86 88 88 85 85 84 83 83
DEWPT         75 75 75 75 75 75 76 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 76 76 77 77 78 77 77 77
MAX/MIN RH                   90          70          86          67          82
RH            69 79 82 83 86 90 79 74 71 79 83 83 84 86 74 68 69 76 81 80 80 82
WIND DIR       E  E  E NE SW SW SW  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      11 10  9  1  3  4  5  6  8 11 11 11 10 10 10  6  9 11 13 11 10  8
HEAT INDEX    96 90 86 87       92 97 99 94 92 92 90 88 96 99100 95 96 94 92 91
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     61 75 80 85 82 74 83 86 82 84 86 86 79 71 72 66 54 43 48 52 56 59
POP 12HR                     40          50          40          40          10
QPF 12HR                   0.24        0.44        0.21        0.13           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC IS IS             IS
TSTMS         SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC IS IS             IS
LAL                     2     3     3     3     1     3     3     2     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     4     4     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           3700  3800  3700  3000  3100  4100  2300  2300  1500  1300
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             17     8    10    17    21    20    18    16    20    16


DATE           09/01 TUE 09/02/14 WED 09/03/14 THU 09/04/14 FRI 09/05/14
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            89      83      89      82      89      81      89      81      88
TEMP          88 86 84 83 88 86 84 82 88 85 83 81 88 85 83 81 87 84
DEWPT         76 77 77 77 77 76 76 76 75 76 76 75 76 77 77 75 76 75
MIN/MAX RH         67      81      68      81      66      84      67      84      67
RH            67 74 78 81 69 74 77 81 66 74 80 83 68 76 83 83 68 74
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      10      20      30      40      30      40      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS          IS IS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS
TSTMS         IS          IS IS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-301015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
340 PM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

DATE           08/29/14      SAT 08/30/14            SUN 08/31/14            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                      77          94          77          95          78
TEMP          95 91 83 79 78 77 87 93 94 90 82 79 78 77 86 93 94 88 82 80 80 78
DEWPT         73 71 73 74 74 73 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 73 72 74 75 76 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                   90          52          95          50          91
RH            49 53 73 85 88 90 66 55 52 62 79 89 91 94 71 53 50 64 80 87 88 91
WIND DIR       E  E  E  W SW SW SW  S SE SE SE  S SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      10  8  5  1  2  4  5  5  5  8  6  6  3  3 10 11 11 10  9  4  3  3
HEAT INDEX   105 98 89          96103104101 89          95103102 97 90 86
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     72 72 79 85 82 73 82 84 83 83 86 86 81 72 72 61 54 46 53 61 60 60
POP 12HR                     20          30          30          40           5
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.29        0.13        0.13           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     2     2     3     3     1     3     3     3     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           3000  1100  6100  5500  2500  1000  3700  4100  2200   800
T WIND DIR             SE     E     E    SE     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             16     8     5    17    20    17    19    20    11     4


DATE           09/01 TUE 09/02/14 WED 09/03/14 THU 09/04/14 FRI 09/05/14
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      78      96      77      96      77      96      76      95
TEMP          94 89 80 78 94 89 79 77 94 89 79 77 94 88 78 76 93 88
DEWPT         73 74 75 75 74 73 75 75 73 73 75 74 73 74 75 74 73 72
MIN/MAX RH         49      92      50      92      49      92      50      96      50
RH            51 60 85 92 52 61 86 92 51 61 88 91 51 63 92 95 52 59
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      10      20      10      30      20      40      20      20
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC       IS IS
TSTMS                     IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC       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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