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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
502 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

TXZ245-241015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
502 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

DATE           04/23/14      THU 04/24/14            FRI 04/25/14            SAT
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          80          70          79          70
TEMP          77 77 73 71 70 69 74 78 80 77 75 75 71 70 76 78 79 77 74 74 71 71
DEWPT         69 68 68 67 68 68 70 70 71 68 69 68 68 68 68 69 67 69 67 67 67 67
MAX/MIN RH                   95          71          93          68          89
RH            76 76 84 88 91 95 86 77 74 73 81 80 90 91 79 74 68 79 77 78 85 87
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  E  E SE SE SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD      12 12 11 11  9  9 10 11 11 11  8  5  2  1  1 10 11 11 10  9  6  5
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     33 28 38 64 67 82 66 54 46 17 17 16 19 22 45 34 22 24 22 22 52 80
POP 12HR                     10          10           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL               1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES            3     4     4     4     4     3     2     2     4     4     4
MIXING HGT     1700  1400   700  1500  2500  2400  2000  2900  2700  1900  1500
T WIND DIR       SE    SE     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD       18    21    18    16    17    13    12    10    14    20    19


DATE           04/26 SUN 04/27/14 MON 04/28/14 TUE 04/29/14 WED 04/30/14
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            80      72      82      71      88      68      79      60      79
TEMP          80 78 76 73 81 79 76 72 86 82 75 69 78 73 66 60 75 73
DEWPT         68 68 69 69 71 70 70 69 68 67 61 57 54 54 48 46 41 41
MIN/MAX RH         69      90      68      92      53      70      43      60      27
RH            70 73 79 88 71 74 81 89 56 62 63 67 44 52 54 58 30 32
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S       S       S       E       N      NE       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC B1 B2 SC FW SC B1 SC CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR            5       5      10      10      10       5       0       0       0

$$

TXZ231-241015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
502 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

DATE           04/23/14      THU 04/24/14            FRI 04/25/14            SAT
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                      67          90          69          88          70
TEMP          87 85 77 72 70 67 78 85 89 86 78 76 71 69 77 83 87 84 78 76 71 70
DEWPT         64 63 64 66 66 66 67 65 66 67 67 67 67 66 68 68 67 67 66 66 66 66
MAX/MIN RH                   95          45          91          50          87
RH            46 46 64 81 88 95 70 51 46 53 70 75 89 91 73 59 50 57 68 72 83 87
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE  E SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      14 16 13 11 10  6  8  8  9  9  8  5  1  1  2  9 12 13 10 10  8  6
HEAT INDEX                         87 91 88                86 90 87
CLOUDS        FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC FW FW FW B1 OV
CLOUDS(%)     24 31 34 66 83 82 65 49 35 15 16 18 25 33 24 29 35 25 22 21 61 90
POP 12HR                     10          10           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL               1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES            4     4     4     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT     4600  3600  1000  3800  4500  3200  2000  4800  5400  3000  1700
T WIND DIR       SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD       19    21    18    11     9    12    11    12    16    21    18


DATE           04/26 SUN 04/27/14 MON 04/28/14 TUE 04/29/14 WED 04/30/14
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      72      96      70      98      66      85      58      85
TEMP          85 86 77 72 90 91 79 70 92 91 73 66 81 79 64 58 77 79
DEWPT         66 68 68 70 67 37 67 67 48 29 48 48 44 41 40 38 34 32
MIN/MAX RH         48      95      14      93      10      53      22      49      15
RH            54 55 74 95 47 15 68 89 22 11 40 53 28 26 42 48 21 18
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S      SE       N      NE       N      NE       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 SC SC B1 B2 FW FW SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR            5       5      10      10      10       5       0       0       0

$$

TXZ247-241015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
502 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

DATE           04/23/14      THU 04/24/14            FRI 04/25/14            SAT
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                      71          80          70          78          71
TEMP          77 76 74 72 71 71 75 78 79 76 75 74 72 71 75 77 77 75 74 74 72 72
DEWPT         68 67 67 67 67 68 69 69 69 68 69 68 68 68 68 69 67 70 68 68 68 68
MAX/MIN RH                   91          69          92          71          89
RH            74 73 80 84 87 91 81 74 72 76 81 81 88 88 79 76 71 83 80 81 86 86
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  E  E  E  E SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD      11 12 12 12 10 10 10 10 10 11  8  6  3  4  2 10 11 10 10 10  8  5
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW SC B2
CLOUDS(%)     31 28 38 52 67 81 68 54 47 18 17 16 19 22 44 34 22 24 22 21 45 81
POP 12HR                     10          10           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL               1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES            3     4     4     4     4     3     2     2     4     4     4
MIXING HGT     1800  1600   900  1700  2200  2100  1700  2100  2000  1700  1500
T WIND DIR       SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD       18    23    20    17    17    13    12    10    16    20    20


DATE           04/26 SUN 04/27/14 MON 04/28/14 TUE 04/29/14 WED 04/30/14
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            79      73      82      71      81      70      79      62      80
TEMP          78 76 75 74 81 78 76 73 80 75 73 71 78 71 67 64 75 70
DEWPT         69 68 69 69 70 69 70 69 69 68 63 61 56 56 51 48 42 42
MIN/MAX RH         71      89      67      94      68      80      45      63      27
RH            73 77 82 85 70 75 84 90 71 77 71 71 47 59 57 58 30 37
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S       S       S       E       N      NE       N
WIND CHAR         <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC B1 B2 SC FW SC B1 SC CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR            5       5      10      10      10       5       0       0       0

$$

TXZ234-241015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
502 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

DATE           04/23/14      THU 04/24/14            FRI 04/25/14            SAT
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          86          69          86          70
TEMP          85 83 75 70 68 65 74 81 85 82 75 73 69 69 77 84 86 83 76 74 70 70
DEWPT         65 65 66 66 66 65 69 68 68 67 68 67 67 66 67 68 66 67 66 66 66 66
MAX/MIN RH                  100          54          96          52          87
RH            52 54 74 88 95100 82 63 57 60 80 83 96 91 73 59 52 60 72 76 87 86
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  N  E SE SE SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD      13 14 10 10  8  8 11 12 12 11  6  3  1  0  1  8 11 14  9  6  5  5
HEAT INDEX    87 85                84 88 85                88 88 85
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     31 31 39 66 67 86 60 54 44 14 16 18 29 40 47 32 24 23 22 22 60 71
POP 12HR                     10          20           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                              IS IS
LAL               1     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES            3     4     4     4     3     2     2     2     4     4     4
MIXING HGT     3800  2800   600  2600  3400  2700  2200  5000  5300  2200  1700
T WIND DIR       SE    SE     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD       16    18    17    16    16    11    10     9    13    21    19


DATE           04/26 SUN 04/27/14 MON 04/28/14 TUE 04/29/14 WED 04/30/14
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      71      89      71      93      66      84      57      80
TEMP          86 84 75 71 87 85 75 71 92 88 70 66 83 79 61 57 77 75
DEWPT         67 68 68 70 71 68 69 70 62 52 54 49 48 48 42 40 39 37
MIN/MAX RH         52      97      53      98      28      61      29      52      22
RH            53 58 77 97 59 57 81 96 37 30 57 55 29 34 48 51 25 25
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S       S      SW      SE       N      NE       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC B1 B2 SC FW SC SC SC CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR            5       5      10      10      10       5       0       0       0

$$

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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