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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
425 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

TXZ245-051015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
425 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

DATE           03/04/15      THU 03/05/15            FRI 03/06/15            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      38          41          35          50          43
TEMP             68 60 53 44 38 40 41 41 39 37 36 35 35 38 44 48 47 45 45 43 43
DEWPT            66 60 49 40 36 33 33 32 32 31 30 28 27 27 25 25 29 33 34 35 35
MAX/MIN RH                  100          71          79          40          73
RH               96100 89 84 94 76 74 71 76 79 78 74 73 65 46 40 49 64 64 73 73
WIND DIR         SE  E  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N NE
WIND SPD          8  5 16 23 23 21 19 16 17 16 14 13 13 13 10  8  6  5  4  5  8
CLOUDS           B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        74 80 99100100 96 93 91 80 76 60 68 65 69 72 74 76 74 72 77 82
POP 12HR                     70          40          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.18        0.06           0           0           0
RAIN                          C  C  S  S
RAIN SHWRS       SC NM NM NM
TSTMS            IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           2400  1900  2600  2900  2900  2400  3600  4300  2900  1900
T WIND DIR              E     N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             17    29    36    34    31    25    19    14    14    14
WIND                       Y  Y


DATE           03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          55      45    55      48    60      51    64      53    68
TEMP          53 52 47   45 53 53 49   48 58 58 53   51 62 61 55   53 65 64
DEWPT         40 40 42   43 48 49 49   47 51 50 50   49 52 53 52   50 55 54
MIN/MAX RH       50      95    79      97    70      93    67      91    63
RH            60 64 85   95 83 85 97   95 76 75 91   93 71 74 90   91 69 69
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         20      50    70      60    30      20    20      10    10
RAIN              S  C    C  L  L  L    L  C  C  S    S  S  S

$$

TXZ231-051015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
425 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

DATE           03/04/15      THU 03/05/15            FRI 03/06/15            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      35          41          33          50          40
TEMP             73 63 45 42 35 39 40 41 39 36 34 34 33 37 46 50 49 45 42 40 40
DEWPT            67 58 40 35 32 29 28 27 26 25 24 24 24 25 22 21 25 29 30 31 30
MAX/MIN RH                   88          57          69          31          68
RH               81 85 81 77 88 68 61 57 58 66 66 66 68 62 39 31 39 54 61 68 67
WIND DIR          E NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  N NE NE
WIND SPD          6 12 19 20 19 18 17 14 12 11 10  8  8  9  6  5  4  2  2  3  4
CLOUDS           B1 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 OV
CLOUDS(%)        67 85 98100 99 95 86 77 70 61 57 62 54 60 66 69 72 70 68 79 89
POP 12HR                     70          30          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.20        0.04           0           0           0
RAIN                          C  C  S  S
RAIN SHWRS       SC NM NM NM
TSTMS            IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           3000  2100  3000  3500  3300  2200  4400  5400  3900  2000
T WIND DIR             NE     N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E     E
T WIND SPD             21    36    36    29    25    21    16    12    13    13
WIND CHILL                    Y


DATE           03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          57      42    53      46    62      47    67      50    71
TEMP          54 53 45   42 51 51 47   46 59 58 50   47 63 62 53   50 68 66
DEWPT         35 38 39   41 45 47 46   45 49 49 47   45 51 50 49   48 53 52
MIN/MAX RH       36      95    79      95    64      93    58      91    52
RH            48 57 80   95 80 85 93   95 69 72 90   93 64 65 85   91 59 61
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE       E    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         20      50    60      30    20      10    10      10    10
RAIN              S  C    C  L  L  C    C  S  S

$$

TXZ247-051015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
425 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

DATE           03/04/15      THU 03/05/15            FRI 03/06/15            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      39          42          37          50          45
TEMP             65 59 56 46 39 41 42 42 40 39 38 37 37 39 44 48 48 46 47 45 45
DEWPT            64 59 53 42 39 36 36 34 34 34 32 30 29 29 27 27 32 35 35 37 37
MAX/MIN RH                  100          74          82          44          72
RH               96100 91 85 98 80 79 74 81 81 81 75 72 66 50 44 54 64 63 71 72
WIND DIR         SE  E  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD          8  5 13 25 25 24 20 18 18 18 17 16 14 16 11  9  9  8  6  8  9
CLOUDS           B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        71 78100100100 96 96 92 84 79 67 71 71 75 78 77 76 74 72 78 84
POP 12HR                     70          40          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.18        0.08           0           0           0
RAIN                          C  C  S  S
RAIN SHWRS       SC NM NM NM
TSTMS            IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           1500  1900  2700  3100  3000  2500  3200  3800  2600  2000
T WIND DIR              E     N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             14    27    36    34    31    25    19    16    14    14
WIND                       Y  Y


DATE           03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          56      47    57      50    61      53    64      55    67
TEMP          54 53 49   47 55 55 52   50 59 59 54   53 62 61 57   55 65 64
DEWPT         42 43 45   45 50 49 50   48 51 50 51   50 52 52 53   52 55 54
MIN/MAX RH       53      93    77      96    69      91    66      90    65
RH            63 66 88   93 81 80 96   93 75 72 90   91 70 72 89   89 70 69
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         20      50    70      60    30      20    20      10    10
RAIN              S  C    C  L  L  L    L  C  C  S    S  S  S

$$

TXZ234-051015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
425 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

DATE           03/04/15      THU 03/05/15            FRI 03/06/15            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      35          41          33          51          39
TEMP             74 60 44 40 35 38 40 41 39 35 34 33 33 36 46 49 48 43 41 39 39
DEWPT            68 58 40 36 32 29 29 28 27 27 25 25 25 25 23 23 28 32 32 32 31
MAX/MIN RH                   92          60          73          35          74
RH               82 92 86 82 91 71 65 61 62 70 70 71 73 65 40 35 47 64 68 74 72
WIND DIR         SE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N NE NE
WIND SPD          8  9 19 23 21 21 18 17 14 13 12 11 10 11  9  6  4  3  3  4  5
CLOUDS           B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        78 84 99100100 96 85 77 66 59 51 54 49 54 59 64 69 70 72 74 76
POP 12HR                     70          40          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.20        0.05           0           0           0
RAIN                          C  C  S  S
RAIN SHWRS       SC NM NM NM
TSTMS            IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     2     2     2     3     3     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           2900  2100  2900  3000  2900  2100  4200  5000  3100  1600
T WIND DIR             NW     N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             18    35    39    33    29    26    19    12    13    13
WIND CHILL                    Y


DATE           03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          55      42    53      45    61      48    66      50    71
TEMP          53 52 45   42 51 51 47   45 58 57 50   48 63 62 53   50 67 65
DEWPT         33 36 38   41 46 47 45   44 49 49 47   46 51 52 49   47 54 54
MIN/MAX RH       36      95    79      95    66      93    60      92    57
RH            48 54 76   94 81 85 95   95 71 74 90   93 65 70 86   92 62 66
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         20      50    70      40    20      10    10      10    10
RAIN              S  C    C  L  L  C    C  S  S

$$

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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