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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
345 AM CDT MON OCT 20 2014

TXZ245-202200-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
345 AM CDT MON OCT 20 2014

DATE             MON 10/20/14            TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14
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                      84          70          83          68          83
TEMP          72 71 77 82 84 79 74 72 71 71 75 81 81 77 73 70 69 68 75 82 83 77
DEWPT         70 70 70 69 69 68 68 68 68 67 67 66 65 64 64 64 62 63 65 66 65 65
MIN/MAX RH                   62          91          57          85          55
RH            89 97 81 67 62 71 83 89 89 90 75 61 58 64 75 81 81 85 71 59 55 66
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       5  6  9 10 12 11 10  9  8  9 10 11 12 11 10  9  6  8 10 11 11 10
HEAT INDEX             85 88                   83 83                   84 85
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     51 62 75 70 38 46 40 47 63 58 63 49 49 38 37 37 36 36 35 34 32 29
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     3     3     3     2     3     4
MIXING HGT           5600  5500  2400   700  5600  5300  2200  1100  4200  4000
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             16    16    17    14    16    16    18    16    16    18


DATE          THU 10/23/14 FRI 10/24/14 SAT 10/25/14 SUN 10/26/14
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            68      81      66      82      64      82      66      83
TEMP          71 68 80 75 68 66 81 75 67 64 81 76 69 66 82 77
DEWPT         64 63 64 63 62 61 61 57 60 59 59 58 59 58 58 59
MAX/MIN RH         85      56      88      45      85      44      76      43
RH            78 85 59 66 82 88 51 52 77 85 47 54 72 76 44 53
PWIND DIR          NE      NE       E      NE      NE      NE       E      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC FW SC
POP 12HR            5      10      10      10       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ231-202200-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
345 AM CDT MON OCT 20 2014

DATE             MON 10/20/14            TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14
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          66          86          62          86
TEMP          68 66 74 83 85 78 71 68 67 66 72 82 84 77 70 66 64 62 73 84 86 77
DEWPT         66 66 68 66 65 64 65 66 66 64 62 60 59 60 60 60 59 58 61 61 60 60
MIN/MAX RH                   52          96          43          86          42
RH           100100 80 57 52 63 83 93 96 94 71 48 43 56 71 80 84 86 67 46 42 57
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       3  4  6  8 10  6  5  4  5  4  5  8 10  8  6  4  4  5  6  8  9  6
HEAT INDEX             85 87
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     65 56 80 63 65 60 74 54 75 66 81 58 59 60 56 53 46 39 39 39 39 38
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS
OBVIS         PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     3     3     3     2     3     4
MIXING HGT           6500  6500  3700  1000  6900  7500  2900   500  5800  7000
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             13    16    16    14    14    14    18    14    13    12


DATE          THU 10/23/14 FRI 10/24/14 SAT 10/25/14 SUN 10/26/14
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            61      85      62      86      61      86      61      87
TEMP          66 61 83 76 66 62 84 77 66 61 84 77 65 61 85 78
DEWPT         62 61 60 58 60 60 56 51 54 55 55 54 56 55 57 54
MAX/MIN RH        100      42      92      33      78      34      81      35
RH            87100 46 53 81 92 38 41 65 78 37 45 72 81 39 44
PWIND DIR           E       E       E      NE       E      NE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10       5       5       5      10

$$

TXZ247-202200-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
345 AM CDT MON OCT 20 2014

DATE             MON 10/20/14            TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14
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                      84          75          83          71          83
TEMP          74 73 79 81 84 80 77 76 75 75 78 82 82 79 75 73 72 71 76 82 83 79
DEWPT         71 71 71 71 71 70 69 69 69 69 69 69 68 66 65 65 64 65 67 67 66 66
MIN/MAX RH                   65          83          61          82          57
RH            83 94 78 71 65 70 78 80 81 83 74 64 62 65 73 77 78 82 72 61 57 65
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       8 10 11 10 13 12 13 11 10 10 10 11 13 12 12 11  9 10 12 12 12 12
HEAT INDEX             85 89 83                85 85                   85 85
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     55 68 71 72 74 47 48 52 60 59 69 48 57 42 40 39 38 38 37 37 32 27
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     2     4     4
MIXING HGT           4700  4700  3500  3100  4600  4500  2500  2100  3300  3100
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             17    18    18    16    17    18    19    17    17    19


DATE          THU 10/23/14 FRI 10/24/14 SAT 10/25/14 SUN 10/26/14
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            71      81      68      82      68      82      68      83
TEMP          73 71 80 76 71 68 81 77 70 68 80 77 70 68 81 78
DEWPT         65 65 66 64 63 63 63 58 61 61 60 59 60 60 59 60
MAX/MIN RH         80      59      83      47      79      46      75      45
RH            74 80 61 67 78 83 54 52 71 79 49 54 70 75 47 54
PWIND DIR           E      NE       E      NE      NE      NE       E      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10      10      10       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ234-202200-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
345 AM CDT MON OCT 20 2014

DATE             MON 10/20/14            TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14
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          62          86          60          84
TEMP          66 65 76 83 86 78 69 66 65 64 73 83 84 77 69 65 62 60 71 82 84 76
DEWPT         65 64 66 65 62 63 63 64 63 61 59 58 56 58 58 56 57 57 59 61 59 60
MIN/MAX RH                   45          94          39          88          43
RH           100 98 71 55 45 59 81 93 93 91 62 42 39 53 68 74 83 88 66 50 43 60
WIND DIR      NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       3  3  6  6  9  5  4  4  4  4  6  8 10  6  6  5  4  5  8  8  8  5
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     31 31 47 49 34 46 43 43 43 46 42 48 42 42 38 35 33 32 34 36 34 32
POP 12HR                     10           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS         PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     3     4     3     3     3     4
MIXING HGT           6200  7500  1600   300  6200  7200  2000   300  5400  5900
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD              8    10    13    11    13    12    17    16    14    12


DATE          THU 10/23/14 FRI 10/24/14 SAT 10/25/14 SUN 10/26/14
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            61      84      60      84      59      84      59      85
TEMP          65 61 82 75 64 60 82 75 64 59 82 75 64 59 83 76
DEWPT         59 58 58 59 60 57 56 54 57 54 55 54 55 54 56 55
MAX/MIN RH         91      43      92      37      84      36      83      37
RH            80 91 45 58 86 92 41 48 78 84 39 49 73 83 40 48
PWIND DIR          NE      NE       E      NE      NE      NE       E      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR            5      10      10      10       5       5       5       5

$$

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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