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FOUS54 KCRP 011953
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
253 PM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

TXZ245-021015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
253 PM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

DATE           09/01/15      WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15            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                      77          87          76          89          77
TEMP          86 85 83 81 77 77 82 87 86 82 80 78 76 76 83 87 88 84 81 80 77 77
DEWPT         73 73 74 74 73 73 74 73 73 73 74 75 74 73 73 74 74 74 74 75 75 74
MAX/MIN RH                   90          64          93          62          94
RH            66 69 73 79 88 89 77 65 65 76 83 89 93 90 74 65 63 71 79 86 93 93
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      12  9  6  5  4  3  4  6  9 10  8  5  3  5  6  8  9  9  8  5  4  3
HEAT INDEX    92 92 90 86       88 95 93 88             88 95 96 91 87
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     40 40 52 64 62 60 60 60 55 51 53 55 57 60 57 54 49 44 51 58 57 55
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          40          30
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.12        0.03        0.05        0.04
RAIN SHWRS    IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     2     2     2     1     2     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     4     4     4     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3400  3200  5400  5100  3300  3300  5300  5000  3300  2500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             12     8     9    16    13     6     9    14    13     8


DATE           09/04 SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15
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            88      77      89      78      89      77      89      76      89
TEMP          87 84 80 77 87 85 80 78 87 84 80 77 87 84 80 76 87 85
DEWPT         75 75 75 75 75 75 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 74 75 74 74 74
MIN/MAX RH         65      95      65      94      66      97      64      94      63
RH            69 74 86 94 68 75 86 94 69 76 89 96 67 73 86 93 66 71
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 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           30      30      40      20      30      20      30      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ231-021015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
253 PM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

DATE           09/01/15      WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15            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          93          73          94          74
TEMP          90 88 83 78 73 74 82 91 93 89 83 77 73 73 82 91 94 91 82 78 75 74
DEWPT         70 71 73 72 73 72 74 71 69 71 73 73 73 71 71 71 70 71 72 74 74 73
MAX/MIN RH                   99          47         100          46         100
RH            52 59 73 84 98 94 76 52 47 55 72 88100 96 69 52 46 51 72 87 95100
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      12  9  5  3  2  3  4  5  8 10  6  3  2  3  4  6  9 10  6  3  2  3
HEAT INDEX    96 94 89          88 97 98 95 89          86 97101 97 87
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     40 40 36 32 46 60 60 60 46 33 37 42 47 49 48 47 46 45 47 49 49 49
POP 12HR                     20          30          10          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.01           0        0.04           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS                SC SC                   SC SC             IS
TSTMS         SC IS                SC SC                   SC SC             IS
LAL                     1     1     1     3     1     1     1     3     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           4100  1000  6700  6700  5900  2600  7200  6800  4200  1400
T WIND DIR             SE     E     E    SE    SE     E     E    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             10     4     8    14    11     4     8    14    11     5


DATE           09/04 SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15
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            94      75      95      75      94      74      95      75      94
TEMP          91 91 79 75 91 92 79 75 91 91 78 74 91 91 78 75 91 91
DEWPT         72 72 75 74 72 72 75 75 72 72 75 74 70 71 74 73 70 70
MIN/MAX RH         48      98      48      98      48      99      45      96      44
RH            54 53 88 98 54 54 88 98 53 54 91 99 50 51 87 96 50 50
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      10      20      10      20       5      20       5      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-021015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
253 PM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

DATE           09/01/15      WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15            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          86          78          88          79
TEMP          85 85 85 84 80 80 83 86 85 82 81 80 79 78 83 86 87 85 83 82 79 79
DEWPT         73 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 75 75 75 73 74 74 74 74 75 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   83          69          88          65          88
RH            68 69 70 74 81 83 76 69 71 77 82 86 88 85 74 68 66 72 77 82 87 87
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      12 10  8  6  5  5  5  6  9 10  9  8  4  5  6  8  9  9  9  8  6  5
HEAT INDEX    92 93 93 91 85    89 94 93 88 86 83       90 95 96 92 90 88
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     40 40 53 66 63 60 60 60 56 52 54 56 58 61 57 53 48 44 52 59 58 58
POP 12HR                     30          30          20          40          30
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.12        0.03        0.05        0.04
RAIN SHWRS    IS       SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS       SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     3     3     2     1     2     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     4     4     4     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3800  4200  5000  4700  3600  4100  4600  4500  3500  4100
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             14    10    10    16    16     9     9    14    14    10


DATE           09/04 SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15
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            88      79      88      80      88      79      88      79      88
TEMP          87 85 82 80 87 85 82 80 87 85 82 79 87 85 82 79 87 85
DEWPT         76 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 76 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH         68      89      69      89      69      90      67      89      66
RH            71 74 81 88 71 76 82 88 72 76 83 89 70 73 82 87 69 71
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 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           40      30      40      20      30      20      30      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ234-021015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
253 PM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

DATE           09/01/15      WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15            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          89          73          90          74
TEMP          86 84 80 77 73 74 81 88 89 85 80 76 73 73 81 87 90 86 80 77 76 74
DEWPT         73 73 73 73 73 72 75 74 72 73 74 74 73 72 72 73 73 74 74 74 74 73
MAX/MIN RH                   99          58         100          58          99
RH            66 70 78 89 98 94 81 63 58 68 80 91100 95 75 63 59 67 82 91 94 99
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      12  9  5  3  3  3  4  5  8  9  6  3  3  3  4  6  8  9  6  3  2  2
HEAT INDEX    93 90 85          87 97 96 92 85          85 94 98 94 85
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     40 40 49 57 59 60 60 60 52 43 46 49 52 57 56 54 53 51 54 57 55 52
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          40          20
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.07        0.01        0.06        0.01
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS    IS IS IS IS SC SC       IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS         IS IS    IS IS IS IS SC SC       IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     2     2     3     1     2     2     3     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3200   400  6000  5900  4900  1800  6000  5700  3400   300
T WIND DIR             SE     E     E    SE    SE     E     E    SE    SE     E
T WIND SPD              9     5     8    14    10     5     8    13    10     4


DATE           09/04 SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15
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      74      91      75      91      74      91      74      91
TEMP          88 87 78 74 88 87 78 75 88 87 78 74 88 87 78 74 88 87
DEWPT         75 74 75 74 74 74 76 74 75 75 76 74 74 75 74 73 73 73
MIN/MAX RH         60      98      58      98      59     100      58      97      55
RH            66 67 91 98 64 66 92 98 64 68 93100 63 67 90 97 60 64
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 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      20      30      20      30      20      30      10      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC       SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC       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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