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FOUS54 KCRP 190849
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
349 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

TXZ245-192215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
349 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE             FRI 09/19/14            SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14
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          78          88          78          88
TEMP          79 78 82 85 85 83 81 80 79 78 83 87 87 83 81 80 79 79 83 87 86 83
DEWPT         76 76 75 75 74 75 75 75 75 74 75 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 74 73 74
MIN/MAX RH                   70          91          65          91          65
RH            97 93 80 71 71 77 84 86 88 90 78 66 66 75 83 86 90 91 79 67 66 74
WIND DIR       S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD       4  4  5  6  8  8  6  6  4  3  5  6  9  9  6  5  4  5  8  9 11 10
HEAT INDEX          88 94 93 90 87          91 95 95 89 88 83       90 95 94 90
CLOUDS        B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     73 89 87 79 67 73 71 68 76 77 60 59 60 48 45 52 54 54 52 49 43 35
POP 12HR                     50          20          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.31        0.32        0.20        0.04        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC       IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     2     2     2     3     1     2     2     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           3700  3500  2300  2100  4400  4200  3000  2000  3600  4100
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             10    14    12     8     9    14    11     8    14    18


DATE          MON 09/22/14 TUE 09/23/14 WED 09/24/14 THU 09/25/14
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            77      89      76      87      75      87      74      86
TEMP          80 77 87 83 79 77 85 81 78 76 85 81 77 74 84 80
DEWPT         73 73 73 73 72 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71
MAX/MIN RH         86      64      84      63      85      62      90      66
RH            82 86 65 71 80 84 63 71 80 85 63 72 84 90 66 74
PWIND DIR           E       E       E       E       E       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           10      20      10      10      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS

$$

TXZ231-192215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
349 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE             FRI 09/19/14            SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14
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                      92          74          93          74          92
TEMP          76 75 80 88 90 85 79 77 75 75 81 89 91 86 79 77 76 75 80 88 90 85
DEWPT         76 75 75 74 73 73 74 74 74 74 75 72 71 72 74 74 74 74 73 72 72 71
MIN/MAX RH                   57          98          53          97          55
RH           100100 84 63 57 67 85 91 96 98 81 59 53 63 83 92 96 97 78 59 55 63
WIND DIR      SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       4  5  6  6  9  9  6  5  3  4  5  5  8  8  6  4  3  4  6  6  9  9
HEAT INDEX          85 97 98 93             88 96 97 92             85 95 97 91
CLOUDS        B2 OV OV B2 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     76 89 88 72 66 72 68 72 72 76 62 66 66 48 46 50 54 54 50 45 47 48
POP 12HR                     40          20          30          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.33        0.09        0.22           0        0.07
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC                   IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC                   IS IS
LAL                     3     3     2     2     2     3     1     1     1     2
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           5500  5700  3800  1900  5200  6100  4300  2600  4600  5300
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     E     E    SE    SE    SE     E     E
T WIND SPD             12    16    12     6     9    14    17    11     5    16


DATE          MON 09/22/14 TUE 09/23/14 WED 09/24/14 THU 09/25/14
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      90      72      89      72      89      71      88
TEMP          76 73 86 84 75 73 85 83 74 72 86 83 74 72 84 82
DEWPT         72 71 71 69 71 70 68 67 69 68 68 67 69 68 68 68
MAX/MIN RH         93      55      91      52      88      51      88      54
RH            87 93 60 62 86 90 57 59 84 87 56 59 84 88 57 63
PWIND DIR           E      NE       E       E       E       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           10      20      10      10      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS

$$

TXZ247-192215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
349 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE             FRI 09/19/14            SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14
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                      88          79          89          80          88
TEMP          80 80 83 86 86 84 83 82 81 80 84 88 87 84 83 82 81 80 84 87 87 84
DEWPT         76 76 75 75 75 75 76 76 75 75 76 75 74 74 76 76 76 76 76 75 74 75
MIN/MAX RH                   69          85          65          86          66
RH            91 90 77 70 70 75 80 81 84 85 75 66 66 73 80 82 85 86 77 67 66 74
WIND DIR       S  S SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD       6  5  5  8  9  9  8  8  5  4  5  8  9  9  9  6  5  6  9 10 11 11
HEAT INDEX    88    90 95 95 92 90 89 86    93 97 96 91 91 89 87 86 93 96 95 91
CLOUDS        B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     71 90 86 78 66 70 71 68 76 77 58 53 46 48 44 52 55 53 52 48 40 31
POP 12HR                     50          20          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.28        0.46        0.20        0.06        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     2     2     2     2     1     2     2     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           3300  3200  2400  2400  3800  3700  3000  2100  3400  3600
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E    SE    SE    SE     E
T WIND SPD             11    16    14    10    10    14    12     8    12    18


DATE          MON 09/22/14 TUE 09/23/14 WED 09/24/14 THU 09/25/14
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            78      88      78      86      77      87      75      85
TEMP          81 79 87 83 81 78 85 82 80 77 85 81 78 75 84 81
DEWPT         74 74 74 73 73 72 72 72 72 72 71 72 72 72 72 72
MAX/MIN RH         86      65      82      64      83      63      89      67
RH            79 85 66 72 78 81 64 72 78 83 64 72 82 88 67 75
PWIND DIR           E       E       E       E       E       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           10      20      10      10      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS

$$

TXZ234-192215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
349 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE             FRI 09/19/14            SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14
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                      90          74          92          74          92
TEMP          76 76 80 87 87 83 77 76 75 74 82 89 90 84 78 76 75 74 81 89 90 84
DEWPT         75 75 75 74 73 74 75 74 74 73 75 73 73 73 75 75 74 73 74 72 71 72
MIN/MAX RH                   63          96          56          97          54
RH            99 96 84 65 63 74 91 94 96 95 80 59 57 69 89 95 97 97 78 58 55 66
WIND DIR       E  E  E SE SE SE  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD       2  4  4  4  5  6  3  4  2  3  5  4  6  8  4  3  4  5  8  8  9  6
HEAT INDEX          85 96 95 90             89 97 98 91             86 97 96 90
CLOUDS        B2 OV OV B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     80 89 89 79 65 75 71 71 73 77 64 64 67 48 48 50 54 52 50 49 50 51
POP 12HR                     50          20          30          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.41        0.10        0.19           0        0.08
RAIN SHWRS    NM SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         NM SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     2     2     2     3     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           3400  4800  3400  1900  4600  5000  3600  2000  4300  5100
T WIND DIR              E    SE     E     E     E     E    SE     E    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              9    10     8     5     9    11    13    13    19    18


DATE          MON 09/22/14 TUE 09/23/14 WED 09/24/14 THU 09/25/14
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      72      90      70      89      69      89
TEMP          75 74 89 83 74 72 87 81 72 70 86 81 72 70 85 81
DEWPT         71 70 70 70 70 69 69 68 69 67 68 67 67 67 68 69
MAX/MIN RH         89      53      89      54      91      53      92      56
RH            86 89 55 64 86 89 55 65 88 90 55 64 87 92 57 68
PWIND DIR           E      NE       E       E       E       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           10      20      10      10      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS
TSTMS               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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