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FOUS54 KCRP 301949
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
249 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

TXZ245-311045-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
249 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE           07/30/14      THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            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
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                      79          89          79          90          79
TEMP          89 89 84 82 80 79 83 87 89 88 84 81 80 79 85 89 90 87 83 81 80 79
DEWPT         70 73 75 75 75 75 76 75 75 75 76 76 76 75 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 74
MAX/MIN RH                   87          66          89          61          85
RH            55 61 75 81 86 87 79 67 66 67 77 85 88 89 70 62 61 69 79 83 85 85
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S SW SE  E SE  S  S  S  W  N
WIND SPD      12 12 10  9  8  6  8 10 11 11  9  9  8  4  2  2  4  6  5  3  3  5
HEAT INDEX    94 97 92 88 83    90 96 99 98 92 88 83    93 98 99 96 90 87
CLOUDS        SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV
CLOUDS(%)     43 37 21 28 27 28 26 28 26 38 49 60 71 82 78 75 70 65 72 79 84 90
POP 12HR                      5          10          20          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.03        0.10        0.12
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                              IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     2     2     2     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           2000  1800  3000  2900  2300  2000  3800  3300  2300  2300
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             17    13    14    20    16    13    11     8    12    11


DATE           08/02 SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14 WED 08/06/14
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            89      78      89      77      89      79      90      80      91
TEMP          88 85 80 78 88 85 80 77 89 86 81 79 89 87 82 80 90 88
DEWPT         72 73 73 73 72 72 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 75
MIN/MAX RH         60      87      58      87      59      85      58      84      59
RH            60 67 80 87 59 64 81 87 60 64 78 85 59 64 77 84 60 66
PWIND DIR          NE      SE      NE      SE       E      SE       E       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      20      30      20      20      10      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-311045-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
249 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE           07/30/14      THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            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
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         100          75          95          74
TEMP         100 99 87 81 77 75 85 96100 97 87 81 78 75 87 94 95 90 81 79 76 74
DEWPT         64 66 71 74 75 74 74 70 69 70 73 75 75 74 72 71 70 70 71 73 74 73
MAX/MIN RH                   98          37          98          44          96
RH            31 34 59 79 92 98 71 44 37 42 63 81 91 98 62 47 44 52 72 84 93 96
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  E NE NE NE  E  E SE  E NE
WIND SPD      11 13 12  6  5  5 10  9 10 12 10  8  5  2  4  5  6  6  5  4  4  5
HEAT INDEX   103102 94 87       92103106105 94 87       94102102 95 86
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)      8 20  9 20 26 53 30 33 37 43 53 63 74 82 78 74 73 71 69 67 76 85
POP 12HR                      5          10          30          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.05        0.06        0.09
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                              IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     2     3     3     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     4     4     5     5     5     3
MIXING HGT           4200  1400  4600  7100  6100  1200  4600  6900  6000  1700
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             19    10    16    19    17    10     9     6    13    13


DATE           08/02 SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14 WED 08/06/14
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            93      72      94      74      93      75      95      75      96
TEMP          92 88 77 72 93 88 78 74 92 88 79 75 94 89 79 75 95 90
DEWPT         68 67 70 71 68 66 71 71 70 68 71 72 68 69 72 73 69 70
MIN/MAX RH         42      97      41      91      45      92      42      95      41
RH            46 50 80 97 45 47 79 91 48 52 77 92 44 51 79 95 42 51
PWIND DIR          NE       E      NE       E       E      SE       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      20      20      20      20      10      20       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-311045-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
249 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE           07/30/14      THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            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
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                      80          86          80          86          80
TEMP          89 89 85 83 81 80 83 85 86 86 83 82 81 80 84 86 86 84 82 81 80 80
DEWPT         70 74 76 75 76 75 76 76 77 76 76 77 76 75 75 75 75 75 76 76 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   84          72          85          70          85
RH            54 62 74 79 84 84 80 73 73 72 79 85 85 85 75 70 70 74 81 84 85 85
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  W NW
WIND SPD      12 12 11 11 10  9  9 10 11 12 10 11 10  5  4  4  5  8  6  5  5  5
HEAT INDEX    95 98 94 90 88 86 91 95 97 95 92 90 87 86 92 95 95 93 89 88 86
CLOUDS        SC SC FW SC SC SC FW SC FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV
CLOUDS(%)     43 37 18 27 28 28 25 26 24 37 51 64 72 80 78 75 69 63 71 79 85 91
POP 12HR                      5           5          20          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.03        0.06        0.12
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                    IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           1900  2000  2700  2600  2100  1900  3600  3200  2400  2400
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             20    17    16    20    19    17    12     8    13    12


DATE           08/02 SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14 WED 08/06/14
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            86      79      87      79      86      80      87      80      86
TEMP          86 84 80 79 86 84 80 79 85 84 81 80 86 85 82 80 86 84
DEWPT         73 74 74 74 72 72 74 73 74 73 74 74 73 75 74 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH         66      85      62      84      67      83      65      84      70
RH            66 72 81 85 63 68 80 84 68 70 79 83 65 71 79 84 71 74
PWIND DIR          NE       E      NE      SE       E      SE       E       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      20      30      20      20      10      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-311045-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
249 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE           07/30/14      THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            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
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          96          76          92          73
TEMP          99 97 87 81 78 75 83 92 96 94 85 81 78 76 85 91 92 87 79 77 74 73
DEWPT         69 69 75 75 75 74 76 73 73 73 74 75 75 75 73 72 72 73 73 73 72 71
MAX/MIN RH                   95          48          98          53          95
RH            37 41 67 82 91 95 78 53 48 51 70 84 93 98 68 55 53 64 81 88 93 95
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SE  E  N NE  E  E NE NE  N
WIND SPD      12 12  8  4  3  3  8  9 11 10  6  4  3  1  2  3  3  2  3  3  4  4
HEAT INDEX   106103 96 87       91101105103 93 86       92 99100 94
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV
CLOUDS(%)     48 37 34 29 26 28 32 34 35 45 57 70 77 90 83 76 75 73 72 70 80 89
POP 12HR                      5          10          30          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.08        0.14        0.09
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                              IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     2     3     3     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  5     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     3     3
MIXING HGT           3200  1800  4100  4000  3200  1600  4600  5500  4800  1700
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             13     5    13    18    11     6     9     5     9     8


DATE           08/02 SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14 WED 08/06/14
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            90      71      92      74      93      75      93      75      95
TEMP          89 85 75 71 91 87 78 74 92 88 79 75 92 88 79 75 94 90
DEWPT         69 68 71 71 69 69 72 72 71 70 72 72 70 71 72 73 71 72
MIN/MAX RH         50      99      47      92      48      92      47      92      46
RH            53 57 86 99 49 56 82 92 50 56 80 92 49 56 80 92 47 56
PWIND DIR          NE       E      NE      SE       E      SE       E       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      20      20      20      20      10      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC 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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