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FOUS54 KCRP 251929
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
229 PM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

TXZ245-261015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
229 PM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

DATE           07/25/14      SAT 07/26/14            SUN 07/27/14            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                      81          90          81          90          79
TEMP          92 91 84 83 82 81 86 90 89 88 83 82 82 81 86 89 89 85 82 81 80 80
DEWPT         74 75 77 78 78 78 77 77 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 77 77 77 76
MAX/MIN RH                   91          63          85          65          90
RH            57 62 80 85 89 91 76 67 64 68 79 81 84 85 73 65 67 75 84 87 89 90
WIND DIR       S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10 11  8  8  5  5  9 10 12 12 10  9  6  5 10 11 12  9 11  6  5  2
HEAT INDEX   102102 93 92 92 88 97102100 98 91 90 89 88 96100100 95 90 89 87
CLOUDS        SC FW FW FW FW SC FW SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     40 23 22 14 19 43 19 43 12 17 13 14 16 35 29 23 21 19 19 20 27 33
POP 12HR                      5          10           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS
TSTMS         IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2900  1800  5100  4900  2900  1600  4300  3900  2100  2000
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             19    20    16    21    24    20    16    17    19    14


DATE           07/28 TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14 THU 07/31/14 FRI 08/01/14
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      79      90      78      89      80      89      79      88
TEMP          88 85 81 79 88 84 80 79 88 84 82 81 88 84 81 80 87 83
DEWPT         76 76 77 75 75 75 75 75 74 74 75 75 75 74 75 75 73 73
MIN/MAX RH         67      89      64      89      64      85      66      86      65
RH            68 77 87 88 64 73 85 89 64 72 81 84 66 72 82 86 65 72
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5       5       5      10      10      10      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                             IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-261015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
229 PM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

DATE           07/25/14      SAT 07/26/14            SUN 07/27/14            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                      77          99          77          99          75
TEMP          98 94 84 80 78 77 86 95 99 95 84 80 78 77 84 95 97 92 83 79 77 76
DEWPT         67 70 73 75 76 75 74 68 70 72 73 74 75 74 73 71 70 71 73 74 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   94          38          92          41          97
RH            37 47 71 85 94 94 70 42 38 48 70 83 91 91 69 46 41 50 71 85 95 95
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      10 11  9  6  5  4  9  8 12 16 14  9  6  5 10 10 11 13 11  8  5  3
HEAT INDEX   102101 90          94100107104 91          91102105100 89
CLOUDS        SC SC FW FW SC B1 FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW FW CL FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     46 26 15 17 28 51 21 11 45 33 14 15 32 30 22 13  8  2 10 17 26 34
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS
TSTMS         IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     5     5     4     4     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           4200  1400  8800  9300  4300  1200  5400  5200  3900  1600
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             18    19    16    19    27    21    16    18    21    17


DATE           07/28 TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14 THU 07/31/14 FRI 08/01/14
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            98      75      99      75      98      76      97      76      94
TEMP          94 92 78 75 95 92 78 75 95 92 79 76 93 91 79 76 91 88
DEWPT         70 68 73 72 64 63 73 73 65 67 74 74 68 69 74 74 71 70
MIN/MAX RH         39      91      32      96      34      94      40      96      48
RH            45 47 83 89 37 39 85 93 38 44 85 92 43 48 86 95 52 55
PWIND DIR          SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5       5      10      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                                    IS IS
TSTMS                                                         IS IS

$$

TXZ247-261015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
229 PM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

DATE           07/25/14      SAT 07/26/14            SUN 07/27/14            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                      81          90          82          89          80
TEMP          90 87 83 83 83 81 86 90 90 87 84 84 83 82 86 88 88 85 83 82 81 81
DEWPT         75 77 78 78 79 78 77 77 76 76 76 76 76 77 77 76 77 77 77 77 77 77
MAX/MIN RH                   92          64          84          68          88
RH            63 72 84 85 88 92 75 67 64 71 79 78 80 84 75 68 71 77 84 86 87 87
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10 11 10  9  8  8  9 10 12 12 11 10  9  8 10 10 11 10 13  9  8  4
HEAT INDEX   100 98 93 94 93 90 97103101 98 92 92 91 89 96100100 95 92 91 89 87
CLOUDS        SC SC FW FW FW SC FW SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     39 38 22 14 18 42 21 39 13 17  8 14 17 33 29 26 19 13 16 18 26 34
POP 12HR                      5          10           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS
TSTMS         IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2900  2400  3300  3300  2600  2000  4000  3700  2000  2200
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             20    20    14    21    25    20    17    18    19    16


DATE           07/28 TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14 THU 07/31/14 FRI 08/01/14
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            88      80      89      80      88      81      88      80      87
TEMP          88 84 82 80 88 84 82 80 88 84 82 81 87 84 82 80 87 83
DEWPT         77 77 77 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 73 74
MIN/MAX RH         70      87      67      86      66      83      67      85      65
RH            71 80 85 86 67 75 83 85 66 74 80 83 67 74 80 85 65 74
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10       5       5      10      10      10      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                             IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-261015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
229 PM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

DATE           07/25/14      SAT 07/26/14            SUN 07/27/14            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                      77          97          77          95          76
TEMP          96 92 82 79 78 77 88 95 97 93 83 80 78 78 86 92 94 89 81 79 77 76
DEWPT         70 72 74 75 76 76 77 72 73 73 75 76 76 75 75 74 73 73 75 76 76 75
MAX/MIN RH                   98          45          94          51          98
RH            44 53 76 86 92 98 70 48 46 53 76 89 93 92 69 54 52 60 82 91 97 96
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  E
WIND SPD       9 11  6  4  3  2  8  9 11 13 10  5  3  3 11 11 12 11  6  3  3  1
HEAT INDEX   103100 89         100104108102 90          95102104 97 88
CLOUDS        SC FW FW FW FW B1 FW SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
CLOUDS(%)     39 19 15 14 18 53 13 44 16 18 19 13 16 35 27 19 19 18 17 17 24 30
POP 12HR                      5          10           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS
TSTMS         IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     4     4     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           3300   600  7700  7300  3400   600  4900  4500  2400  1700
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             18    19    16    19    24    20    14    16    17    13


DATE           07/28 TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14 THU 07/31/14 FRI 08/01/14
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            96      75      97      75      96      76      93      74      90
TEMP          93 89 78 76 94 90 78 75 93 89 79 76 91 87 77 75 88 85
DEWPT         73 73 76 74 70 71 75 74 71 71 74 74 72 73 74 72 72 71
MIN/MAX RH         49      98      43      98      46      93      52      92      57
RH            52 59 92 95 46 53 89 96 49 56 86 92 54 62 89 90 60 63
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S       S       S       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5       5      10      10      10      10      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                             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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