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FOUS54 KCRP 031943
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
243 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

TXZ245-041015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
243 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

DATE           07/03/15      SAT 07/04/15            SUN 07/05/15            MON
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          90          79          88          79
TEMP          88 86 82 81 80 80 87 89 90 87 82 81 81 80 85 88 88 85 81 81 81 80
DEWPT         76 76 78 77 77 76 77 79 76 76 78 77 77 76 76 77 77 77 77 77 77 77
MAX/MIN RH                   93          65          91          70          92
RH            69 73 87 90 93 88 73 71 65 72 87 91 88 89 75 70 70 76 88 89 88 91
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      14 11  8  6  5  5  8 12 12 10  8  8  5  6 11 12 13 12 12 11  9  9
HEAT INDEX    99 97 91 88       99104102 98 91 84 84    96100100 95 88 88 88
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     33 30 34 37 40 43 43 43 39 35 41 48 47 47 44 42 39 37 39 40 43 46
POP 12HR                     20          20          10          20           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.04           0        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                        IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3200  2300  4000  3800  2700  2100  2900  2800  2200  1400
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             25    20    20    23    24    21    18    23    20    17


DATE           07/06 TUE 07/07/15 WED 07/08/15 THU 07/09/15 FRI 07/10/15
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      79      88      79      88      78      89      78      89
TEMP          88 85 81 79 88 85 81 79 88 85 81 79 89 86 81 78 89 86
DEWPT         77 77 77 77 76 77 77 76 76 76 77 76 76 75 76 75 76 75
MIN/MAX RH         69      92      69      94      68      92      65      92      65
RH            70 76 88 92 71 77 89 91 68 75 86 91 67 72 85 91 65 71
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5      10       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ231-041015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
243 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

DATE           07/03/15      SAT 07/04/15            SUN 07/05/15            MON
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          93          76          94          76
TEMP          92 87 79 77 76 76 85 91 92 88 81 79 77 77 85 93 94 89 81 79 78 77
DEWPT         73 74 77 76 75 75 77 73 75 75 75 76 76 75 74 73 73 74 75 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                  100          54          98          51          96
RH            55 65 91 98 97 99 79 56 57 66 83 91 96 94 69 54 52 62 83 90 93 94
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      13 11  6  4  3  3  9 11 11 12  9  6  4  4 10 12 14 13 11  9  8  8
HEAT INDEX   101 96             95100103 97 88          93102103 97 86
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     32 26 30 33 43 53 50 47 45 43 39 35 45 55 52 49 44 38 38 38 40 42
POP 12HR                     10          20           5          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS                   IS IS
TSTMS         IS                   IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3700  2300  5000  4900  3900  1700  4400  4300  3200  1200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             26    18    18    25    26    20    17    25    19    13


DATE           07/06 TUE 07/07/15 WED 07/08/15 THU 07/09/15 FRI 07/10/15
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            95      77      93      77      93      76      95      75      94
TEMP          94 88 78 77 92 88 78 77 92 87 78 76 93 89 77 75 92 89
DEWPT         72 74 76 75 72 74 76 75 72 72 75 75 71 71 75 74 70 72
MIN/MAX RH         48      97      51      97      51      98      46      99      46
RH            50 63 92 95 53 64 93 95 53 62 89 95 49 56 92 96 49 56
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR            5       5       5       0       5       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ247-041015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
243 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

DATE           07/03/15      SAT 07/04/15            SUN 07/05/15            MON
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          89          81          87          81
TEMP          87 85 83 82 82 81 86 87 89 86 83 82 81 81 84 86 87 85 83 83 82 82
DEWPT         77 77 78 77 77 76 77 78 79 76 78 77 76 76 76 76 76 77 77 77 77 76
MAX/MIN RH                   87          71          87          71          86
RH            72 76 86 85 86 85 75 74 72 74 85 84 86 85 77 74 71 77 82 84 85 84
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      14 12 10 10  8  8  9 12 12 10 10 10  9  9 11 12 13 13 13 13 12 11
HEAT INDEX    99 95 93 90 89 87 96100105 97 93 90 88 88 94 96 98 94 92 91 90 89
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     33 26 31 36 40 45 44 44 40 35 42 48 47 47 44 41 39 37 38 39 42 46
POP 12HR                     20          20          10          20           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.04           0        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                        IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3200  2400  3700  3600  2700  2200  2600  2500  2200  1800
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD             26    24    21    23    25    24    20    23    24    21


DATE           07/06 TUE 07/07/15 WED 07/08/15 THU 07/09/15 FRI 07/10/15
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            88      81      88      81      88      81      89      80      89
TEMP          87 85 83 81 88 86 83 81 87 86 83 81 88 86 82 80 88 86
DEWPT         77 76 77 76 76 76 77 76 76 76 77 76 76 76 76 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH         70      86      70      87      68      87      66      85      65
RH            71 77 83 86 70 74 83 85 70 72 83 85 67 72 82 85 66 70
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ234-041015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
243 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

DATE           07/03/15      SAT 07/04/15            SUN 07/05/15            MON
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                      76          92          76          90          77
TEMP          90 87 80 78 77 76 86 91 91 87 80 78 77 78 85 89 90 86 80 79 79 78
DEWPT         73 75 77 77 76 75 77 77 75 75 77 76 76 75 75 75 76 76 76 77 77 76
MAX/MIN RH                  100          58          98          62          97
RH            59 69 92 97 98 97 76 64 58 68 90 94 96 93 72 64 63 72 89 94 94 96
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      13 11  6  4  4  3  8 12 12 10  6  5  5  4 10 13 13 12 10  8  6  6
HEAT INDEX    98 96             97104102 97 86          94100101 96 86
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     37 36 38 39 40 42 44 47 42 37 44 51 53 55 50 44 42 40 44 48 47 46
POP 12HR                     10          20          10          20           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.08           0        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3300  2100  4600  4400  3200  1900  3400  3300  2400  1100
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             24    19    17    20    25    17    18    24    18    12


DATE           07/06 TUE 07/07/15 WED 07/08/15 THU 07/09/15 FRI 07/10/15
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            91      77      90      77      90      76      91      75      92
TEMP          90 86 79 78 90 87 79 77 89 86 79 77 90 88 77 76 90 87
DEWPT         75 76 77 76 75 76 77 76 74 74 76 75 73 74 75 74 74 74
MIN/MAX RH         60      97      60      98      58      98      56      98      56
RH            62 72 92 95 62 70 94 96 62 69 91 96 58 64 92 95 59 65
PWIND DIR           S       S       S      SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5      10       5       5       5       5

$$

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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