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FOUS54 KCRP 010834
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
334 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

TXZ245-012230-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
334 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

DATE             SUN 05/01/16            MON 05/02/16            TUE 05/03/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      85          74          78          65          77
TEMP          76 75 80 84 85 81 81 78 77 75 73 75 78 75 69 68 67 65 73 75 77 73
DEWPT         74 73 74 74 75 74 75 73 73 70 69 66 67 64 64 62 62 58 59 57 59 57
MIN/MAX RH                   72          88          63          85          53
RH            94 94 83 74 73 79 81 87 88 84 86 75 69 71 85 82 85 76 62 55 55 57
WIND DIR       E  E  E SE  E  E  E  E NE  N NE  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       6  8  8  8 10 10  9  8  8 10 11 13 13 13 12 13 13 13 13 13 11  9
HEAT INDEX             91 92 87 86
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     59 80 69 73 61 67 83 95100100100 93 98100100 87 93 79 81 54 66 31
POP 12HR                     20          50          50          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.16        0.24        0.14           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                  IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
OBVIS          H  H  H
LAL                     1     2     2     3     3     3     3     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     2     3     3     3     3     3     2     5
MIXING HGT           2700  2600  1600  1300  1500  1700  1800  1500  3300  3200
T WIND DIR             SE     E     E     E    NE     N     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD             13    18    21    11    17    26    24    25    25    18


DATE          WED 05/04/16 THU 05/05/16 FRI 05/06/16 SAT 05/07/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            62      79      66      82      68      81      71      81
TEMP          65 62 75 74 68 66 79 78 71 68 78 78 73 71 79 79
DEWPT         56 55 54 58 60 60 59 62 64 63 63 65 66 66 66 67
MAX/MIN RH         77      45      82      48      84      57      84      63
RH            74 77 49 57 76 82 52 58 80 84 61 65 80 84 66 67
PWIND DIR           N      NE      SW       W       S       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC SC
POP 12HR            5       0       0       0       0       0       5      10

$$

TXZ231-012230-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
334 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

DATE             SUN 05/01/16            MON 05/02/16            TUE 05/03/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      87          70          76          61          79
TEMP          74 73 79 85 87 82 77 75 74 72 69 71 74 73 66 63 63 61 68 74 79 74
DEWPT         73 71 72 72 73 73 73 71 69 64 62 60 60 60 59 57 56 53 54 53 56 54
MIN/MAX RH                   63          89          59          80          46
RH            98 94 80 68 63 74 89 85 86 75 78 70 62 65 80 79 77 75 62 47 46 50
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  N NE  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE
WIND SPD       5  5  6  8  8  8  6  8  9 12 11 13 12 12 10 10 10  9 10 11 10  6
HEAT INDEX             91 94 87
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV B1 B2 SC B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     53 66 71 84 62 62 79 95 97 98100 95 98100100 73 92 63 79 47 64 32
POP 12HR                     30          50          50          20           5
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.17        0.13        0.09           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                  SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
OBVIS          H  H  H
LAL                     1     3     3     3     3     3     2     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     3     3     3     3     3     2     3     4
MIXING HGT           3700  4900  2100  1000  2100  2900  2200  1500  4000  4000
T WIND DIR              E     E    NE    NE     N     N     N     N     N    NE
T WIND SPD             13    16    17    23    25    24    19    16    18    16


DATE          WED 05/04/16 THU 05/05/16 FRI 05/06/16 SAT 05/07/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            57      84      59      88      61      88      66      87
TEMP          61 57 77 78 63 59 81 82 66 61 81 83 70 66 82 84
DEWPT         53 51 52 54 55 54 54 55 57 56 55 60 64 64 63 64
MAX/MIN RH         81      34      85      32      83      35      93      45
RH            76 81 41 43 75 85 40 40 73 83 41 45 82 93 53 52
PWIND DIR          NE      NE       S      SW      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0      10

$$

TXZ247-012230-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
334 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

DATE             SUN 05/01/16            MON 05/02/16            TUE 05/03/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      82          75          78          67          78
TEMP          77 76 80 82 82 81 80 79 77 76 75 75 77 74 70 69 68 67 73 75 78 72
DEWPT         75 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 74 72 70 68 68 65 66 64 63 59 60 58 60 57
MIN/MAX RH                   79          90          69          87          55
RH            94 94 84 79 81 83 87 89 90 87 85 78 74 75 86 84 86 75 64 56 55 59
WIND DIR       E  E  E SE  E  E  E  E  E NE  E  N NE  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       8  8  9  9 10 11 10  8  9 11 10 13 13 13 13 16 14 16 14 13 11  9
HEAT INDEX          85 89 89 86
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B2 SC
CLOUDS(%)     61 79 65 65 56 62 82 95100100100 92 98 99100 87 93 84 84 57 71 33
POP 12HR                     20          50          60          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.11        0.29        0.14        0.01
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS       IS IS SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                        IS IS SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC
OBVIS          H  H  H  H  H
LAL                     1     1     2     3     4     3     3     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     2     3     3     3     3     3     2     4
MIXING HGT           2200  2000  1600  1400  1600  1700  1500  1600  3100  3100
T WIND DIR             SE     E     E     E    NE     N     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD             14    20    23    13    14    26    26    28    26    19


DATE          WED 05/04/16 THU 05/05/16 FRI 05/06/16 SAT 05/07/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            66      78      69      82      71      80      73      80
TEMP          67 66 75 74 70 69 78 77 73 71 78 77 74 73 78 79
DEWPT         58 56 55 58 61 62 60 63 65 65 64 65 67 67 67 68
MAX/MIN RH         73      47      78      51      80      60      80      66
RH            71 72 50 58 74 78 54 61 77 80 63 67 77 80 68 71
PWIND DIR           N      NE      SW       W       S       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       0       0       0       0       5      10

$$

TXZ234-012230-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
334 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

DATE             SUN 05/01/16            MON 05/02/16            TUE 05/03/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      86          70          78          61          77
TEMP          73 72 79 85 86 82 78 75 73 71 70 74 77 74 67 64 64 61 71 74 77 73
DEWPT         72 71 73 73 73 73 73 70 69 66 65 62 62 62 61 58 58 54 56 54 58 56
MIN/MAX RH                   66          88          59          82          49
RH            97 95 79 69 66 75 84 85 88 84 84 67 60 66 81 82 80 76 59 50 52 54
WIND DIR       E NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  N NE  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       5  6  8  6  9  9  8  6  6 11 12 13 13 13 10 10 11 11 12 11  9  6
HEAT INDEX             91 93 87
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 B2 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     52 70 73 82 66 71 84 95100100100 93 98100100 91 93 66 72 51 53 27
POP 12HR                     30          50          50          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.26        0.17        0.10           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                  SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
OBVIS          H  H  H
LAL                     1     3     3     3     3     3     3     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2     5
MIXING HGT           2700  3500  1400  1100  1600  2100  2000  1400  3700  3600
T WIND DIR              E    SE     E    NE     N     N     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD             16    12    17    12    26    27    20    19    20    16


DATE          WED 05/04/16 THU 05/05/16 FRI 05/06/16 SAT 05/07/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            57      81      59      85      62      84      66      83
TEMP          60 57 76 77 62 59 80 81 65 62 79 80 69 66 80 81
DEWPT         52 51 53 57 56 55 57 59 60 59 61 64 65 65 64 66
MAX/MIN RH         80      42      87      40      90      49      94      54
RH            77 80 45 51 78 87 45 48 82 90 53 57 88 94 59 60
PWIND DIR           N       N       W      NW      SE       S       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC SC
POP 12HR            5       0       0       0       0       0       5      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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