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FOUS54 KCRP 300813
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
313 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

TXZ245-302245-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
313 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

DATE             SAT 05/30/15            SUN 05/31/15            MON 06/01/15
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          72          84          71          85
TEMP          76 76 80 84 84 81 78 76 73 73 77 82 84 83 80 76 72 72 77 83 85 83
DEWPT         73 73 74 72 72 72 73 72 71 70 70 69 69 70 70 70 70 69 69 69 70 70
MIN/MAX RH                   67          93          61          95          61
RH            92 90 82 69 68 74 83 90 92 92 80 66 61 66 72 82 92 93 78 64 61 65
WIND DIR       S  S SE SE SE SE SE  E NE  N  N NE NE  E SE SE  E  N NE  E SE SE
WIND SPD       8  6  6  9  8  4  6  4  2  3  4  5  4  4  3  2  3  4  4  4  5  6
HEAT INDEX          85 90 89 85                86 88 87 83             86 89 88
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     69 69 68 70 55 56 59 70 78 81 75 70 64 53 46 39 44 49 45 40 33 27
POP 12HR                     30          40          40          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.25        0.16        0.17        0.04        0.02
RAIN SHWRS             SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS    IS IS IS
TSTMS                  SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS    IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           2100  2000  1400  1800  3500  3500  3300  1900  4100  5400
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    NE    NE    NE    SE    NE    NE    SE
T WIND SPD             12    12    10     4     6     6     5     5     8    11
FLASH FLOOD             A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE          TUE 06/02/15 WED 06/03/15 THU 06/04/15 FRI 06/05/15
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            72      85      74      85      75      86      76      86
TEMP          76 73 85 82 76 75 85 81 77 76 85 82 77 77 85 83
DEWPT         70 70 70 70 71 71 69 70 72 72 71 72 73 73 72 72
MAX/MIN RH         95      61      92      60      91      62      92      63
RH            85 91 62 70 85 88 61 69 86 86 63 71 87 88 64 70
PWIND DIR           S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      20       5      20       5      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-302245-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
313 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

DATE             SAT 05/30/15            SUN 05/31/15            MON 06/01/15
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          85          68          88
TEMP          72 72 79 86 87 83 77 72 70 72 78 83 85 82 77 72 68 69 76 85 88 86
DEWPT         72 72 75 71 70 71 72 71 69 70 72 70 69 70 70 69 68 68 68 69 68 68
MIN/MAX RH                   57          97          59         100          52
RH           100 98 89 62 58 67 83 97 95 93 81 64 59 67 77 91100 96 76 59 52 55
WIND DIR       S  S SE SE  E  E SE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE SE  E NE NE  E  E SE
WIND SPD       5  5  4  4  6  6  4  3  2  2  4  5  4  4  3  2  2  2  3  4  5  6
HEAT INDEX             92 92 88                87 88 86                88 91 89
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     72 57 70 71 55 57 61 68 81 81 75 67 63 50 43 37 40 42 44 46 38 29
POP 12HR                     40          50          40          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.20        0.25        0.14           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC                IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC                IS IS IS
OBVIS                                                            PF
LAL                     3     3     4     4     3     3     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           2400  2400  1700  1700  4200  4300  3800  1300  4800  5600
T WIND DIR             SE     E     E    NE     E    NE    SE     E     E     E
T WIND SPD              8    11     8     4     6     9     5     3     5    10
FLASH FLOOD             A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE          TUE 06/02/15 WED 06/03/15 THU 06/04/15 FRI 06/05/15
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      88      70      88      71      88      72      89
TEMP          73 70 86 85 74 71 86 85 74 73 87 85 74 74 88 85
DEWPT         69 69 68 68 70 69 68 69 70 70 69 70 72 71 69 71
MAX/MIN RH        100      52      99      53      99      54      99      53
RH            88 96 56 57 88 93 56 59 88 92 56 62 93 90 55 62
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      20       5      10       5      10       5      20
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS                               IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS                               IS IS

$$

TXZ247-302245-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
313 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

DATE             SAT 05/30/15            SUN 05/31/15            MON 06/01/15
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                      83          74          84          74          85
TEMP          78 78 80 82 82 80 79 77 75 74 77 82 84 84 82 79 75 74 78 83 85 83
DEWPT         74 73 74 73 73 72 73 73 72 71 71 70 70 70 71 71 71 71 70 70 70 71
MIN/MAX RH                   73          92          63          91          62
RH            88 87 81 73 74 76 81 86 89 91 80 68 63 64 68 76 87 90 78 65 62 66
WIND DIR       S  S SE SE SE SE SE  E NE  N  N NE NE  E  E SE  E  N NE  E  E SE
WIND SPD      10 10  8  8  9  5  9  5  2  4  5  5  4  5  4  3  3  4  4  5  6  8
HEAT INDEX          84 88 87 82                86 88 88 86             87 89 88
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     68 66 64 60 54 53 58 70 78 80 74 69 67 52 46 41 47 53 45 38 33 27
POP 12HR                     20          40          40          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.17        0.14        0.18        0.05        0.02
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS    IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS    IS IS IS
LAL                     2     3     3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           1800  1800  1400  2300  3100  3300  3200  2400  3500  4000
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    NE    NE    NE    SE    NE    NE    SE
T WIND SPD             14    13    13     5     8     8     6     6     9    11
FLASH FLOOD             A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE          TUE 06/02/15 WED 06/03/15 THU 06/04/15 FRI 06/05/15
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            75      85      77      85      78      86      78      86
TEMP          79 76 85 82 79 77 85 82 79 78 85 83 79 79 86 83
DEWPT         71 71 71 71 71 71 70 71 72 72 72 72 73 73 72 73
MAX/MIN RH         87      62      84      60      84      64      86      64
RH            77 85 63 69 79 82 61 68 81 81 64 71 83 82 65 71
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10       5      10       5      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS                                  IS IS
TSTMS                                       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-302245-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
313 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

DATE             SAT 05/30/15            SUN 05/31/15            MON 06/01/15
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          84          68          86
TEMP          72 73 79 85 86 82 77 73 70 71 76 82 84 82 78 72 68 68 75 83 86 84
DEWPT         72 72 74 73 72 72 72 72 69 70 70 70 69 70 69 68 67 67 68 69 69 69
MIN/MAX RH                   63          97          62          99          57
RH            98 96 86 68 63 71 84 97 97 96 82 68 62 68 76 88 98 95 79 63 57 60
WIND DIR      SE  E SE SE SE  E  E  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E SE  E  N NE NE  E SE
WIND SPD       2  1  3  5  5  4  2  2  2  2  5  6  4  3  2  1  2  3  3  3  4  5
HEAT INDEX             92 92 87                85 88 86                86 90 88
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     76 76 73 84 61 63 61 70 76 82 82 69 56 55 45 35 40 44 42 39 35 30
POP 12HR                     40          60          40          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.48        0.15        0.14        0.03        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS          IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS          IS IS IS
OBVIS                                                            PF
LAL                     3     3     4     4     3     3     2     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     4
MIXING HGT           2100  2100  1400  1400  3200  3600  3200  1000  4200  5800
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    NE     N     N    NE     E    NE    NE     E
T WIND SPD              6    10     4     3     6     9     3     4     6     8
FLASH FLOOD             A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE          TUE 06/02/15 WED 06/03/15 THU 06/04/15 FRI 06/05/15
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            69      86      70      86      71      87      72      87
TEMP          72 71 85 82 73 71 85 82 73 73 86 83 74 73 86 83
DEWPT         69 69 71 70 70 69 71 69 70 70 72 71 71 71 72 71
MAX/MIN RH        100      60      98      60      97      62      98      61
RH            90 93 62 67 91 92 62 66 90 91 64 69 92 92 64 67
PWIND DIR          SE       E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      20       5      20       5      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       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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