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FOUS54 KCRP 311634 AAA
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1134 AM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

TXZ245-312215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
1134 AM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

DATE             THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14
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                      89          81          89          80          89
TEMP                   87 89 86 84 82 82 81 84 88 89 86 82 81 81 80 83 87 88 85
DEWPT                  77 75 75 77 78 78 76 76 74 73 75 74 74 74 74 73 73 73 73
MIN/MAX RH                   64          88          61          83          61
RH                     72 65 70 79 87 87 87 78 65 61 69 79 81 81 83 73 64 62 67
WIND DIR                S  S  S  S  S  S SW  E  S  S SE  S  S SW NW  N NE  E SE
WIND SPD                9 11 11 10 10  3  5  2  5  8  9  6  5  4  3  3  3  4  6
HEAT INDEX             98100 96 94 91 90 87 94 97 97 95 88 86 83    89 95 95 92
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)              35 29 39 60 67 83 86 77 38 41 65 72 79 79 80 78 75 69 62
POP 12HR                      5          20          30          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.08        0.04        0.12        0.10
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                              IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                           1     1     2     3     3     3     3     2     2
HAINES                        4     4     4     5     5     4     3     3     4
MIXING HGT                 4200  1900  1200  4800  5000  3600  3000  4400  5200
T WIND DIR                    S     S     S    SW     S    SE     W     N     N
T WIND SPD                   16    16    11     4     5     6     4     5     5


DATE          SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14 WED 08/06/14
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            79      88      78      89      79      89      80      89
TEMP          80 79 87 85 80 78 87 86 80 79 87 86 81 80 88 87
DEWPT         73 73 72 71 72 73 73 73 73 74 73 73 74 74 75 75
MAX/MIN RH         84      59      86      61      84      61      84      63
RH            80 84 62 64 79 86 64 66 80 84 64 66 79 84 65 68
PWIND DIR           S      NE       E       E      SE      SE       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      30      20      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-312215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
1134 AM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

DATE             THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14
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                     101          77          99          77          95
TEMP                   94100 94 84 81 78 77 86 96 98 94 85 80 78 77 84 92 94 90
DEWPT                  68 63 70 73 74 75 74 74 70 66 69 71 72 73 73 72 70 68 67
MIN/MAX RH                   30          92          36          89          43
RH                     43 30 45 68 78 90 92 67 44 36 45 63 76 85 89 66 49 43 47
WIND DIR                S SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE  E  E  E SE  E  E NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD                5  8 12 11  6  3  2  4  2  5  8  6  5  3  2  3  5  6  8
HEAT INDEX             99102101 91 86       95102103100 91 85       90 98 99 94
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)              44 44 47 69 77 85 86 84 57 55 71 69 67 73 80 73 66 65 64
POP 12HR                     20          20          30          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.05        0.04        0.05        0.10
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                           2     2     2     2     3     3     3     2     2
HAINES                        5     5     4     5     5     5     3     4     4
MIXING HGT                10800  5500  1000  7500  9200  7500  4500  4600  6400
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE     S    SE    SE     E     E    NE    NE
T WIND SPD                    9    18    11     6     5    11     8     6     9


DATE          SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14 WED 08/06/14
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            74      94      74      94      75      95      75      97
TEMP          77 74 91 90 78 74 91 90 78 75 92 90 78 75 93 92
DEWPT         69 71 69 66 68 71 70 68 70 73 70 69 71 73 72 70
MAX/MIN RH         93      41      90      44      94      44      95      44
RH            76 93 48 45 73 90 50 49 76 94 49 49 79 95 50 49
PWIND DIR           E      NE       E       E      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      20      20      20      10      20       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-312215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
1134 AM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

DATE             THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14
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                      87          81          89          80          87
TEMP                   85 87 86 84 83 83 81 85 88 89 86 83 82 81 80 84 87 87 84
DEWPT                  77 76 76 77 78 78 77 77 76 74 75 75 75 75 75 74 74 74 74
MIN/MAX RH                   70          88          62          84          64
RH                     76 70 72 79 85 87 88 77 66 62 70 76 78 80 84 74 66 65 70
WIND DIR                S  S SE  S  S  S SW SW  S SE  S  S  S SW  W  N NE  E SE
WIND SPD               10 11 11 11 11  5  6  4  6  8  9  8  6  4  3  2  2  5  8
HEAT INDEX             96 98 96 94 94 93 88 96 99 98 94 90 89 87    91 95 95 91
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)              31 37 33 57 62 81 85 75 38 41 63 71 79 80 81 78 76 69 61
POP 12HR                      5          20          30          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03        0.02        0.12        0.12
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS                              IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                           1     1     2     2     3     3     3     3     3
HAINES                        4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     3
MIXING HGT                 2500  1700  1600  3400  3200  2200  2700  4300  4700
T WIND DIR                    S     S     S     S     S     S    SW     N     N
T WIND SPD                   16    16    12     4     6     8     5     4     4


DATE          SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14 WED 08/06/14
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            79      87      79      87      80      87      80      87
TEMP          81 79 87 84 81 79 86 84 82 80 87 85 82 80 87 85
DEWPT         74 74 73 72 73 74 74 73 74 74 74 74 74 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH         83      61      84      64      83      64      84      68
RH            78 83 63 67 75 84 66 70 77 83 66 70 78 84 69 74
PWIND DIR           S      NE      SE       E      SE      SE       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      30      20      20      10      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-312215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
1134 AM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

DATE             THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14
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                      96          77          96          75          92
TEMP                   91 96 92 82 80 79 77 87 94 96 91 81 78 76 75 84 90 92 88
DEWPT                  71 71 72 75 76 77 76 77 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 70 70 69 69
MIN/MAX RH                   44          95          45          88          47
RH                     53 45 54 78 88 94 95 72 48 45 53 73 80 84 88 64 51 47 54
WIND DIR                S  S  S SE  S  N SW  W  W SE  E  E NE NE  N  N  N  N NE
WIND SPD                8 10 11  9  8  1  3  3  3  4  5  4  3  3  4  4  4  6  6
HEAT INDEX             98103100 89 87       98101103 97 84          88 96 97 92
CLOUDS                 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)              43 40 68 67 81 83 87 83 73 78 73 73 73 76 80 79 79 71 63
POP 12HR                     20          40          30          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.21        0.07        0.08        0.10
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                           2     2     3     3     3     3     3     2     2
HAINES                        3     3     3     4     4     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT                 7900  3300   700  5400  7700  4600  3000  4700  5900
T WIND DIR                    S     S    SW     W    SW    SE    NE     N     N
T WIND SPD                   10    13     9     4     3     3     5     8     8


DATE          SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14 WED 08/06/14
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            73      92      74      93      74      93      75      95
TEMP          76 73 91 88 77 74 91 88 77 74 91 89 78 75 93 90
DEWPT         70 71 70 69 71 72 71 71 71 72 71 71 72 73 73 72
MAX/MIN RH         94      47      93      49      94      49      94      48
RH            83 94 51 54 81 93 53 56 83 94 53 56 83 94 52 55
PWIND DIR           E      NE       E       E      SE       E       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      20      20      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS 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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