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FOUS54 KCRP 271019
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
419 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

TXZ245-272230-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
419 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

DATE             SAT 12/27/14            SUN 12/28/14            MON 12/29/14
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                      72          43          52          41          62
TEMP             67 67 70 68 54 52 48 46 43 43 48 51 49 45 43 43 43 49 59 61 56
DEWPT            65 67 66 67 51 48 44 40 40 41 41 39 37 38 37 37 37 40 41 42 46
MIN/MAX RH                   85         100          63          81          49
RH               99100 88 98 91 85 86 81 88 92 74 63 65 74 77 80 81 70 53 50 68
WIND DIR          S  S  S  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E  E
WIND SPD          5  9 10  5 18 16 17 17 16 16 13 12  8  6  5  4  2  2  2  3  4
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC
CLOUDS(%)        95 89 89 90 91100100100100 96 79 60 48 13  7  4  6  9 13 16 26
POP 12HR                     60          70          60           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.28        0.14        0.23           0           0
RAIN                                      L  L  C  C
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC NM NM SC SC NM NM
TSTMS                  SC SC
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     1     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     2     2     2     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2000  2200  1500  1400  1900  2000  1800   600  1600  1500
T WIND DIR              S    SW     W    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW     W    SW
T WIND SPD             24    17     8    12    18    18    14     8     4     6


DATE               TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15
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            49    62      46    51      44    52      49    62
TEMP          50   50 61 58 49   47 51 49 46   45 52 51 49   50 60 59
DEWPT         49   47 50 49 46   41 41 40 40   40 44 50 49   50 56 57
MAX/MIN RH         98    65      90    65      84    76     100    85
RH            96   89 68 72 90   80 66 69 81   84 76 96100  100 86 95
PWIND DIR           E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV B2 B2
POP 12HR            5    10      20    30      40    40      40    30
RAIN                         S    S  C  C  C    C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                              SC   SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-272230-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
419 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

DATE             SAT 12/27/14            SUN 12/28/14            MON 12/29/14
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                      71          42          55          38          66
TEMP             65 67 70 60 50 51 48 46 43 43 50 55 52 46 42 40 39 48 60 64 60
DEWPT            65 65 64 56 45 41 39 36 35 34 33 33 31 32 31 32 31 34 37 36 41
MIN/MAX RH                   68          98          44          73          34
RH              100 92 82 88 84 67 69 69 75 70 52 44 44 57 63 71 73 59 41 34 49
WIND DIR         SE SE SW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N NE NE SW SW SW  S SE SE
WIND SPD          6  4  2 14 16 12 13 13 13 12 10  8  4  3  1  0  1  1  2  3  4
CLOUDS           OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW SC
CLOUDS(%)        91 89 77 84 89 94 93100 99 85 67 35 23  9  7  3  4  7 10 13 26
POP 12HR                     30          30          30           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.07        0.05           0           0
RAIN                                      C  C
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                  IS IS
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     3     3     2     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3200  4000  1700  1800  2200  3000  1500   500  2100  1900
T WIND DIR              S    NW     N     N     N    NW     N     W    SW     S
T WIND SPD             13     8    11    16    20    16     8     5     9     9


DATE               TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15
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            45    61      44    48      40    48      44    63
TEMP          47   46 59 57 46   44 48 46 42   41 47 47 44   45 58 59
DEWPT         44   43 44 43 43   38 35 34 35   35 38 42 43   45 51 53
MAX/MIN RH        100    54      90    59      82    71     100    72
RH            90   92 58 60 89   79 62 61 76   82 71 85 93  100 77 79
PWIND DIR           E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV B2 B1
POP 12HR            5    20      20    20      30    30      40    20
RAIN                   S  S  S    S  S  S  C    C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                              SC   SC IS IS

$$

TXZ247-272230-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
419 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

DATE             SAT 12/27/14            SUN 12/28/14            MON 12/29/14
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                      68          44          53          44          61
TEMP             67 65 66 64 62 54 49 47 45 44 50 53 51 47 45 45 45 50 59 60 57
DEWPT            64 65 65 64 53 51 45 41 41 42 42 40 39 39 39 39 40 42 43 44 47
MIN/MAX RH                   74         100          62          84          53
RH              100100 97100 74 91 86 80 86 91 74 62 64 73 78 80 84 72 56 54 72
WIND DIR         SE SE  S SW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E
WIND SPD          8  8 10  5 20 18 18 18 18 17 14 13 10  9  6  5  3  3  2  4  4
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC
CLOUDS(%)        93 89 88 90 92100100100100 96 79 60 48 15  7  3  7 10 13 16 26
POP 12HR                     50          70          60           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.25        0.23        0.27           0           0
RAIN                                      L  L  C  C
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM
TSTMS                  IS IS
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     2     2     2     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1400  1900  1500  1500  2000  2200  2000  1000  1500  1500
T WIND DIR              S    SW     W    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW     W    SW
T WIND SPD             27    20    10    12    18    18    14     8     4     5


DATE               TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15
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            52    63      49    53      47    55      52    63
TEMP          52   52 62 59 51   50 53 51 48   48 54 53 52   52 61 60
DEWPT         51   50 52 50 48   44 43 42 43   43 47 52 52   52 56 58
MAX/MIN RH         98    67      90    68      85    77     100    84
RH            94   92 69 74 89   82 70 71 82   85 77 96100  100 84 93
PWIND DIR           E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV B2 B2
POP 12HR            5    10      20    30      40    50      40    30
RAIN                         S    S  C  C  C    C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                              SC   SC SC SC

$$

TXZ234-272230-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
419 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

DATE             SAT 12/27/14            SUN 12/28/14            MON 12/29/14
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                      72          41          51          36          64
TEMP             67 67 70 56 50 49 47 45 42 41 47 50 47 43 40 39 38 47 59 63 59
DEWPT            65 66 67 53 47 43 41 38 38 38 37 35 33 33 32 32 31 36 38 37 41
MIN/MAX RH                   79          89          56          77          39
RH               93 96 91 89 89 81 80 78 87 86 66 57 58 70 72 77 74 66 44 39 52
WIND DIR          S SE  S  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  N  W SE SE
WIND SPD          6  5  6 16 16 13 16 14 14 13 11 10  5  4  3  2  2  1  1  3  3
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        96 89 92 89 89100100100100 93 75 58 32  9  7  3  4  6 10 14 25
POP 12HR                     70          40          50           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.19        0.10        0.10           0           0
RAIN                                      C  C  S  S
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC
TSTMS            IS IS SC SC
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     2     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     2     2     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           4200  3700  1500  1600  1700  2000  1500   400  1700  1600
T WIND DIR              S    SE     N     N     N    NW    NW    NW     W    SW
T WIND SPD             21     8     8    14    17    17    13     8     5     8


DATE               TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15
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            44    61      42    49      41    49      45    62
TEMP          46   45 59 57 45   43 49 48 42   41 48 47 45   45 59 59
DEWPT         43   42 46 44 41   37 34 35 35   36 39 43 45   45 54 56
MAX/MIN RH         94    58      87    56      80    70     100    82
RH            89   89 61 62 86   78 56 61 76   80 70 86 99  100 84 89
PWIND DIR           E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC B1   B2 B2 OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV B2 B2
POP 12HR            5    10      10    20      30    40      40    30
RAIN                                 S  S  C    C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                              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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