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FOUS54 KCRP 020904
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
304 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

TXZ245-022215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
304 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE             MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      54          52          69          63          69
TEMP             48 50 53 54 54 53 52 52 52 58 66 69 67 65 64 63 63 65 68 69 59
DEWPT            47 46 47 49 51 51 52 52 52 55 61 60 62 63 64 63 63 64 63 58 52
MIN/MAX RH                   79         100          75         100          70
RH               94 85 79 83 90 92100100100 91 84 75 84 96100100100 96 84 70 77
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S SE SE NE  N
WIND SPD         10  9  9  6  6  6  4  4  5  8 11 10 10 10 10  9  8  8  9  8  9
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)       100100 95 95 90 76 70 80 62 63 52 54 53 60 67 71 74 75 75 80 84
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0        0.04        0.03        0.05
DRIZZLE           S  S  S  S
RAIN              S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                            SC SC SC SC
OBVIS             F  F        F  F  F  F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            800   900   700   600  1900  1600  1700  2000  2700  2500
T WIND DIR              N     N    NE     E     S     S     S     S     S     E
T WIND SPD             13    13    11    12    20    21    24    21    20    28


DATE               THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            38    45      36    47      42    53      44    58
TEMP          44   38 44 42 37   36 45 45 43   42 51 50 46   44 56 55
DEWPT         37   34 32 28 29   29 29 33 35   37 42 43 44   43 46 47
MAX/MIN RH         92    54      77    52      84    69      93    67
RH            76   84 62 56 71   77 53 61 75   84 72 76 93   93 69 76
PWIND DIR           N     N       N    NE      NE     N       N     N
WIND CHAR         15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 OV   OV B2 B2
POP 12HR           50    40      30    30      20    30      30    30
RAIN                   C  C  C    C  C  C  S    S
RAIN SHWRS    SC   SC                             SC SC SC   SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-022215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
304 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE             MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      51          49          75          61          73
TEMP             45 47 50 51 50 49 49 49 49 58 70 75 71 65 64 62 61 66 71 73 62
DEWPT            43 43 44 45 46 47 48 48 49 53 59 60 63 64 64 62 61 63 60 57 52
MIN/MAX RH                   81         100          59         100          57
RH               93 87 81 82 86 91 98 98100 83 67 59 75 96100100100 92 69 57 69
WIND DIR          N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E NE
WIND SPD          8  6  6  5  5  5  4  3  2  5 11 10  9  8  8  5  4  4  5 10 13
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)       100100 95 95 90 88 70 80 87 91 61 60 55 59 63 70 76 74 71 75 78
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          10          30
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0        0.04           0        0.05
DRIZZLE           S  S  S  S
RAIN              S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS             SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                            SC SC SC SC
OBVIS             F  F        F  F  F  F PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1300  1300  1200   800  2300  3200  2900  2800  3000  2800
T WIND DIR              N    NE     E     E     S    SE    SE     S     S     E
T WIND SPD             10    11     9     9    19    17    21    16     8    26


DATE               THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            36    44      35    47      39    52      42    61
TEMP          43   36 43 41 36   35 45 45 40   39 50 49 44   42 58 57
DEWPT         35   31 25 23 25   26 25 27 30   31 36 38 42   41 44 45
MAX/MIN RH         87    45      70    42      74    57      97    56
RH            73   82 50 48 63   70 44 49 66   74 59 67 92   97 60 65
PWIND DIR           N     N      NE    NE      NE    NE       N     N
WIND CHAR         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   OV B2 B2
POP 12HR           50    30      20    20      10    20      20    20
RAIN                   C  C  S    S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS    SC   SC                             IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-022215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
304 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE             MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      55          53          68          63          66
TEMP             50 52 54 55 54 54 53 53 53 58 65 68 66 64 64 63 63 64 65 66 58
DEWPT            48 47 48 50 51 52 53 53 53 55 61 60 61 63 64 63 63 63 62 58 52
MIN/MAX RH                   79         100          76         100          75
RH               94 86 79 83 89 93100100100 91 86 76 83 95100100100 97 88 75 81
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S SE  E  E  N
WIND SPD         10  9  9  8  8  6  5  5  6  8 11  9 10 11 11 10  8  8  9  8  8
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)       100100 95 95 90 77 70 80 64 61 49 51 53 60 67 70 74 73 73 77 82
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0        0.04        0.03        0.04
DRIZZLE           S  S  S  S
RAIN              S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                                                            IS IS IS IS
OBVIS             F  F        F  F  F  F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            700   800   700   600  1800  1500  1500  1800  2600  2400
T WIND DIR              N    NE    NE     E     S     S     S     S     S     W
T WIND SPD             14    14    11    13    20    21    26    23    21    21


DATE               THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            40    47      38    48      44    54      46    58
TEMP          45   40 46 44 40   38 47 47 45   44 52 52 48   46 57 56
DEWPT         39   35 34 30 31   31 32 34 38   40 44 44 46   44 47 48
MAX/MIN RH         95    55      75    54      84    70      92    66
RH            80   83 63 56 70   75 56 61 76   84 72 76 92   91 70 74
PWIND DIR           N     N       N     N      NE     N       N     N
WIND CHAR         15>   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   OV OV OV OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 OV OV   OV B2 B2
POP 12HR           50    40      30    30      20    30      30    30
RAIN                   C  C  C    C  C  C  S    S
RAIN SHWRS    SC   SC                             SC SC SC   SC SC SC

$$

TXZ234-022215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
304 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE             MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      53          50          72          61          70
TEMP             46 48 51 53 52 51 51 50 50 58 68 72 69 65 63 62 61 65 69 70 60
DEWPT            44 43 45 48 49 48 51 50 50 54 60 61 63 64 63 62 61 64 63 58 52
MIN/MAX RH                   78         100          68         100          66
RH               93 84 78 83 88 90 99100100 89 74 68 81 98100100100 98 81 66 74
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S SE SE  E  N
WIND SPD          9  9  8  6  6  6  3  3  3  6 12 11  9  9  8  6  5  6  9 10 12
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV
CLOUDS(%)       100100 95 95 90 86 70 80 60 72 63 63 58 64 69 72 76 77 78 84 90
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0        0.04        0.04        0.07
DRIZZLE           S  S  S  S
RAIN              S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                            SC SC SC SC
OBVIS             F  F        F  F  F  F PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            900  1200   900   600  2100  2300  2200  2500  2800  2500
T WIND DIR              N     N    NE     E     S     S     S     S     S     E
T WIND SPD             12    12    10     9    20    21    21    18    17    32


DATE               THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            35    42      32    46      38    51      42    60
TEMP          42   35 41 40 34   32 44 44 40   38 49 49 44   42 57 56
DEWPT         32   31 28 25 26   25 26 30 32   33 39 40 41   41 44 46
MAX/MIN RH         88    52      76    47      82    64      97    60
RH            68   84 58 55 72   76 48 56 74   82 66 72 92   97 63 71
PWIND DIR           N     N       N    NE      NE    NE       N    NE
WIND CHAR         15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   OV B2 B2
POP 12HR           50    30      30    20      20    30      30    30
RAIN                   C  C  C    C  S  S  S    S
RAIN SHWRS    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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