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FOUS54 KCRP 290218 AAA
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
918 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

TXZ245-291015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
918 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

DATE           04/28/16      FRI 04/29/16            SAT 04/30/16            SUN
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          82          75          81          72
TEMP                78 78 78 77 80 82 82 80 77 76 75 75 78 81 81 77 74 74 73 72
DEWPT               75 75 75 74 73 73 73 74 74 74 73 72 73 72 73 71 73 72 71 71
MAX/MIN RH                   92          74          94          75          98
RH                  90 92 91 90 82 75 75 83 92 93 93 91 87 75 78 83 95 93 95 97
WIND DIR            SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE  S SE SE  S SE SE  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD            12 12 14 14 16 17 16 17 17 13 12  9 10  6  5  8  6  5  6  8
HEAT INDEX                         87 88                   85 85
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)           95 94 99100 96 70 81 59 68 61 68 74 77 80 75 70 58 47 60 64
POP 12HR                     10          20          30          60          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.07        0.09        0.29        0.01
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                        IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM IS IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                H  H  H  H  H
LAL                           1     2     2     2     3     4     4     2     2
HAINES                        4     4     4     2     2     3     3     2     2
MIXING HGT                 1400  2000  2200  1500  2200  3300  3100  1600  1400
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E     E
T WIND SPD                   25    27    28    27    20    13    12    11    12
COAST FLOOD          Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE           05/01 MON 05/02/16 TUE 05/03/16 WED 05/04/16 THU 05/05/16
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            82      72      80      67      79      67      80      67      80
TEMP          82 78 73 72 79 76 70 67 78 75 70 67 78 76 70 67 77 76
DEWPT         72 73 72 70 70 68 66 62 62 62 61 59 57 59 59 60 59 61
MIN/MAX RH         71      96      71      85      58      78      47      77      51
RH            73 85 96 93 75 76 85 84 60 64 71 78 49 58 69 76 54 60
PWIND DIR           E       E       E      NE       N       N      NE       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL
POP 12HR           20      20      40      50      30      10      10       5       5
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-291015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
918 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

DATE           04/28/16      FRI 04/29/16            SAT 04/30/16            SUN
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                      75          90          74          88          69
TEMP                75 76 77 75 82 89 90 85 79 77 75 74 80 87 88 86 75 71 71 70
DEWPT               74 74 74 75 74 73 72 73 73 73 73 72 75 71 71 69 71 70 70 69
MAX/MIN RH                  100          55          95          56          99
RH                  96 93 95100 76 59 55 67 84 89 93 93 85 59 57 58 85 97 97 98
WIND DIR            SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  E  S NE SW NE  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD             9 10 11 12 16 14 13 11 10  9  6  3  3  4  3  6  6  5  5  5
HEAT INDEX                      88 96 98 92                92 94 90
CLOUDS              SC OV OV OV OV B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC B1
CLOUDS(%)           48 95100100 88 52 43 36 42 59 69 81 79 76 58 40 31 23 43 67
POP 12HR                     10          30          40          50          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.07        0.08        0.18           0
RAIN SHWRS             SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS
TSTMS                        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS
OBVIS                H  H  H  H  H
LAL                           2     3     3     3     3     3     3     1     1
HAINES                        4     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT                 1500  4800  6200  1900  1500  6900  6200  2700  1700
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    NE    NE     E     E
T WIND SPD                   20    27    24    18    11     6    10    11    10


DATE           05/01 MON 05/02/16 TUE 05/03/16 WED 05/04/16 THU 05/05/16
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            87      70      81      65      80      63      83      61      85
TEMP          85 81 72 71 80 77 66 65 78 78 66 63 80 78 64 62 81 80
DEWPT         70 70 69 68 66 65 62 59 59 59 58 57 56 57 58 57 57 58
MIN/MAX RH         54      93      60      88      49      83      40      89      39
RH            61 69 91 91 63 66 88 80 54 52 76 81 44 47 83 86 43 46
PWIND DIR           E       E      NE      NE       N      NE      NE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           20      20      50      40      30      10      10       5       5
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ247-291015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
918 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

DATE           04/28/16      FRI 04/29/16            SAT 04/30/16            SUN
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                      78          81          75          81          73
TEMP                78 78 78 78 80 81 81 80 77 76 76 76 78 79 81 77 75 75 75 73
DEWPT               75 75 75 74 74 73 73 74 75 74 74 73 74 73 75 71 73 73 72 72
MAX/MIN RH                   91          77          93          79          97
RH                  91 91 90 88 82 78 77 85 92 93 93 91 87 82 81 83 95 94 92 96
WIND DIR            SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE  S SE  S  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD            13 13 16 16 14 16 14 17 18 16 13 10 10  6  6  8  8  6  8  9
HEAT INDEX                         86 87                      86
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)           95 94100100 96 72 81 57 67 54 63 70 75 80 75 71 59 48 60 63
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          50          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05        0.05        0.24        0.01
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                        IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                H  H  H  H  H
LAL                           1     2     2     2     2     3     3     2     2
HAINES                        4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     2
MIXING HGT                 1400  1600  1700  1400  2100  2100  1900  1300  1600
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E     E
T WIND SPD                   27    27    28    29    23    14    12    12    14
COAST FLOOD          Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE           05/01 MON 05/02/16 TUE 05/03/16 WED 05/04/16 THU 05/05/16
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            81      74      80      69      79      69      79      70      79
TEMP          81 78 76 74 78 77 73 69 76 76 75 69 78 75 72 70 78 77
DEWPT         72 73 73 71 72 69 67 64 63 63 62 61 58 60 60 61 60 62
MIN/MAX RH         74      94      73      84      58      76      49      73      52
RH            76 86 92 91 81 76 80 84 66 64 65 75 51 59 65 73 53 60
PWIND DIR           E       E       E      NE       N       N      NE       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV B2 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL
POP 12HR           20      20      40      50      30      10      10       5       5
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ234-291015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
918 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

DATE           04/28/16      FRI 04/29/16            SAT 04/30/16            SUN
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                      75          84          72          83          69
TEMP                76 76 76 75 80 83 84 81 76 74 73 73 76 82 82 79 73 71 70 69
DEWPT               74 75 75 74 73 71 73 73 74 73 73 72 73 72 72 71 72 70 69 69
MAX/MIN RH                   97          67          98          71         100
RH                  93 96 96 96 79 67 68 79 93 96 98 97 89 72 72 77 94 96 96 98
WIND DIR            SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE  S  S SE SE  S SE SE  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD            10 11 14 12 16 17 19 14 12  9 10  5  6  5  4  6  5  4  4  5
HEAT INDEX                         89 90 85                86 87
CLOUDS              B1 OV OV OV OV B1 B2 B1 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)           57 95100100 96 64 81 69 90 75 77 84 81 78 71 64 55 46 55 66
POP 12HR                     10          30          50          60          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.12        0.32        0.42        0.02
RAIN SHWRS             SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                        IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM IS IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                H  H  H  H  H
LAL                           2     2     3     3     3     4     4     2     2
HAINES                        3     5     5     2     2     3     3     3     2
MIXING HGT                 1300  3000  3000  1600  1100  5300  5100  2400  1100
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     E     E     E
T WIND SPD                   24    27    31    21    14     9    11     9     9


DATE           05/01 MON 05/02/16 TUE 05/03/16 WED 05/04/16 THU 05/05/16
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            84      69      80      65      78      62      80      61      82
TEMP          83 81 71 70 80 76 68 65 78 75 66 62 78 76 64 62 78 77
DEWPT         71 71 70 67 67 66 63 60 61 61 57 57 56 58 58 57 59 61
MIN/MAX RH         63      95      65      85      56      83      45      87      47
RH            66 72 95 93 66 70 84 84 57 62 73 82 47 53 80 84 52 58
PWIND DIR           E       E      NE      NE       N       N       N       S       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           20      20      50      40      30      10      10       5       5
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS SC SC 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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