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FOUS54 KCRP 300814
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
314 AM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

TXZ245-302215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
314 AM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

DATE             MON 05/30/16            TUE 05/31/16            WED 06/01/16
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                      85          76          85          77          83
TEMP          77 76 82 85 85 83 79 78 77 77 81 84 84 81 78 77 77 78 81 83 82 79
DEWPT         73 73 74 72 72 72 73 72 72 72 72 72 72 73 73 73 74 74 73 72 73 74
MIN/MAX RH                   65          88          67          89          70
RH            89 89 77 67 65 71 81 84 87 87 75 67 68 77 84 88 88 87 77 70 74 84
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       3  6  5 11 11 10  9 10  8  8  8 11 12 12  9  9  9  8  9 11 12 11
HEAT INDEX          87 91 91 88             86 90 90 86             85 88 87
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     65 63 59 56 53 50 59 68 76 85 79 72 66 60 60 38 72 79 78 75 76 74
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          10          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0        0.22
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS             SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                    IS IS IS IS             SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     3     3
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           3400  3200  1300   900  2800  2800  1900  2200  3800  4200
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             12    14    13    10    14    19    17    14    17    21


DATE          THU 06/02/16 FRI 06/03/16 SAT 06/04/16 SUN 06/05/16
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      83      72      82      70      83      71      84
TEMP          76 76 83 77 73 73 81 76 71 72 82 76 71 73 83 78
DEWPT         74 71 72 72 70 69 69 69 68 67 68 67 68 67 70 69
MAX/MIN RH         94      71      93      67      93      62      89      62
RH            94 85 72 84 93 86 68 80 92 86 64 74 89 82 64 74
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       E       E      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           50      60      60      60      40      40      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-302215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
314 AM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

DATE             MON 05/30/16            TUE 05/31/16            WED 06/01/16
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          73          89          73          87
TEMP          75 74 83 88 89 85 78 76 74 74 81 87 88 86 78 75 74 73 79 85 86 83
DEWPT         73 73 72 70 70 70 71 72 72 72 73 71 70 70 72 72 73 72 72 71 72 72
MIN/MAX RH                   54          97          54          98          61
RH            92 98 71 56 54 62 80 88 92 96 77 59 56 59 80 92 96 97 79 64 64 70
WIND DIR      SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  3  6 10 11 10 11  6  5  5  9  9 12  9  8  6  4  4  8 11 12 10
HEAT INDEX          89 94 95 90             86 93 94 91                91 92 89
CLOUDS        B1 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     66 89 81 72 75 77 79 81 85 89 84 80 76 72 66 40 72 79 79 78 68 65
POP 12HR                     20          20          40          20          50
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.05        0.21        0.05        0.58
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC NM
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC NM
LAL                     2     2     2     2     3     3     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     4     4     5     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           6600  7700  3300   600  6800  7400  4300  1700  4400  5200
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             12    17    18     6    12    13    13     8    14    20


DATE          THU 06/02/16 FRI 06/03/16 SAT 06/04/16 SUN 06/05/16
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            70      85      69      84      67      86      68      86
TEMP          72 70 83 82 71 69 82 80 69 67 84 82 69 68 84 83
DEWPT         72 70 71 71 69 68 69 67 66 65 67 66 66 65 68 66
MAX/MIN RH        100      63      95      60      95      54      93      54
RH           100 99 67 69 93 94 65 64 91 95 58 58 90 91 59 57
PWIND DIR          SE       E       E       E      NE      NE      NE       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           60      60      60      50      30      30      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ247-302215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
314 AM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

DATE             MON 05/30/16            TUE 05/31/16            WED 06/01/16
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          78          83          78          83
TEMP          78 78 81 82 83 81 79 79 78 78 82 83 83 82 81 78 79 79 81 83 82 80
DEWPT         74 73 74 73 73 72 73 73 73 73 73 72 73 72 73 73 74 74 72 71 72 74
MIN/MAX RH                   73          84          67          86          69
RH            86 86 80 73 73 74 82 82 83 83 75 71 72 74 77 86 86 86 76 69 73 82
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       8  8  6 11 11 11 12 12 10 10  9 12 13 12 12 12 12 11 11 11 12 13
HEAT INDEX          86 88 89 86             87 88 88 87 85          85 87 87
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     64 62 59 57 53 49 58 67 77 87 78 70 65 60 53 37 71 78 76 69 73 75
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0        0.17
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                                    IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     6     6
MIXING HGT           2000  2000  1600  1100  2000  2000  1700  2500  3400  3600
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             12    14    14    11    14    18    21    20    19    23


DATE          THU 06/02/16 FRI 06/03/16 SAT 06/04/16 SUN 06/05/16
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            76      82      74      81      73      82      73      83
TEMP          76 77 82 78 74 75 81 77 73 74 82 78 73 74 83 79
DEWPT         75 72 73 72 70 69 70 69 69 68 68 67 68 67 70 69
MAX/MIN RH         94      73      90      67      87      63      86      64
RH            94 85 74 82 90 85 68 76 87 83 64 71 86 80 65 71
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       E       E       E      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           50      60      60      60      40      40      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ234-302215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
314 AM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

DATE             MON 05/30/16            TUE 05/31/16            WED 06/01/16
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          72          86          73          85
TEMP          74 73 81 85 86 82 76 74 73 73 82 86 86 82 76 73 74 74 80 85 85 79
DEWPT         72 71 75 71 69 70 71 71 72 71 72 72 70 70 72 73 73 73 72 72 72 72
MIN/MAX RH                   57          99          58          99          64
RH            95 96 82 62 57 66 83 89 96 96 72 63 58 67 87 99 97 95 77 64 65 77
WIND DIR       E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       3  2  4  9 10 10  5  5  3  4  6  8 11 11  5  5  4  3  6 10 11 10
HEAT INDEX          86 90 90 86             87 92 90 86             84 91 90
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     66 65 61 57 54 50 60 69 75 81 81 81 75 68 65 38 74 81 81 78 80 81
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          10          50
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.02           0        0.41
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS             SC SC SC SC NM
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS             SC SC SC SC NM
LAL                     2     2     1     1     2     2     1     1     3     3
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     5     5     5     6     5     5
MIXING HGT           5000  5000  1500   800  4700  4800  2700  1800  4400  4600
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             10    14     8     6    11    17    11     8    12    19


DATE          THU 06/02/16 FRI 06/03/16 SAT 06/04/16 SUN 06/05/16
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            71      84      69      82      67      83      69      84
TEMP          71 72 83 78 69 70 82 76 67 69 82 77 69 70 84 78
DEWPT         71 70 72 72 69 68 70 69 67 66 69 68 67 66 70 69
MAX/MIN RH        100      69      99      68      99      64      94      62
RH           100 92 69 82 99 90 68 80 99 91 64 74 94 87 62 75
PWIND DIR           E      SE       E       E      NE      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           60      60      60      60      40      40      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC 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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