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FOUS54 KCRP 291930
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
230 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

TXZ245-301015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
230 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

DATE           04/29/16      SAT 04/30/16            SUN 05/01/16            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          85          75          83          74
TEMP          82 80 77 77 76 75 81 83 85 81 78 77 76 75 79 83 82 79 77 75 75 74
DEWPT         75 74 74 74 74 73 74 73 74 73 74 74 73 73 74 73 72 73 73 72 71 71
MAX/MIN RH                   94          70          94          71          91
RH            79 84 92 92 93 95 78 75 70 78 89 90 91 94 84 74 72 80 86 90 90 91
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD      16 16 14 13 10 10  8  8  9  8  8  6  8 10 10 10 10 10 10  9  8  5
HEAT INDEX    89                87 88 92 87                89 88
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 OV OV OV B2 SC B1 B2 OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)     79 76 69 87 88 95 77 69 70 61 58 64 92 92 90 80 33 52 72 91 96 85
POP 12HR                     50          60          10          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.11        0.24           0        0.08        0.17
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC NM
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC NM
LAL                     3     3     4     4     1     1     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT            900   400  1700  1700  1300   600  1500  1500  1300   700
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE    SE     E     E     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             26    20    16    14    12    14    17    18    17    16
COAST FLOOD    Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE           05/02 TUE 05/03/16 WED 05/04/16 THU 05/05/16 FRI 05/06/16
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            81      67      78      64      79      65      81      67      81
TEMP          80 78 71 67 75 74 69 65 77 75 69 65 80 77 70 68 81 77
DEWPT         70 69 66 62 62 62 60 58 57 58 60 58 56 58 60 61 59 62
MIN/MAX RH         71      84      60      81      48      80      43      81      49
RH            73 75 83 84 65 66 74 79 50 56 73 78 44 53 72 80 49 60
PWIND DIR          NE       N       N       N       N      NE      NE      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           70      50      20      10       5       0       0       0       0
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ231-301015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
230 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

DATE           04/29/16      SAT 04/30/16            SUN 05/01/16            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                      73          90          73          88          71
TEMP          89 86 78 76 75 73 81 86 90 86 78 75 75 74 80 87 88 84 76 73 72 71
DEWPT         72 73 73 73 73 73 73 72 69 71 72 73 72 72 75 71 69 70 71 71 70 68
MAX/MIN RH                   98          51          96          54          96
RH            57 67 86 92 92 98 77 62 51 60 82 92 91 95 84 61 54 64 85 95 95 89
WIND DIR       S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE
WIND SPD      10  9 10  9  6  5  4  4  4  6  4  2  3  6  6  8  9  9  9  6  6  8
HEAT INDEX    97 93             85 92 95 91                92 93 88
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW OV OV B2 SC SC FW SC B1 OV B2
CLOUDS(%)     59 53 56 86 89 91 79 67 52 33 21 20 90 90 81 38 28 20 38 56 96 81
POP 12HR                     40          50          10          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.13           0        0.08        0.11
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC NM
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC NM
LAL                     3     3     3     3     1     1     2     3     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     5     5     4     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           2000   400  2700  3000  2600   500  2500  2700  2400   600
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     E     E     E     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             16    12     8    10     6     6    12    16    14    11


DATE           05/02 TUE 05/03/16 WED 05/04/16 THU 05/05/16 FRI 05/06/16
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            80      64      79      60      82      60      85      60      86
TEMP          79 78 68 64 75 77 65 61 79 79 64 61 82 81 64 61 83 82
DEWPT         66 64 59 57 58 59 56 54 54 55 58 57 54 56 56 57 56 58
MIN/MAX RH         61      78      50      81      39      90      36      92      37
RH            63 62 74 78 57 53 73 79 43 44 80 86 38 43 77 89 40 45
PWIND DIR          NE       N       N      NE      NE       E      NE      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           70      40      20      10       5       0       0       0       0
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ247-301015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
230 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

DATE           04/29/16      SAT 04/30/16            SUN 05/01/16            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          81          76          84          75
TEMP          81 78 76 76 76 75 79 80 81 79 77 77 76 76 81 82 84 80 78 77 77 75
DEWPT         75 75 75 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 75 75 74 74 75 74 73 73 73 73 72 72
MAX/MIN RH                   97          80          94          71          90
RH            83 89 94 94 96 97 86 83 80 86 92 93 93 93 82 77 71 79 85 86 86 89
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE
WIND SPD      17 17 17 14 12 11  9  9  9  9  9  6  9 10 11 10 11 11 11 11 10  6
HEAT INDEX    86                      86                86 88 90 83
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)     82 75 66 77 83 93 75 67 70 60 58 64 92 92 91 82 57 59 75 91 96 85
POP 12HR                     40          50          10          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.22           0        0.07        0.15
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC NM
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC NM
LAL                     3     3     3     3     1     1     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     2     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT            600   300  1100  1100   800   400  1500  1500  1200   700
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE    SE     E     E     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             28    23    17    16    13    16    19    20    20    18
COAST FLOOD    Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE           05/02 TUE 05/03/16 WED 05/04/16 THU 05/05/16 FRI 05/06/16
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            82      69      78      67      79      68      80      70      81
TEMP          81 80 75 69 75 76 72 67 77 75 72 68 79 78 73 70 80 78
DEWPT         71 70 67 63 63 63 61 60 58 59 60 59 56 58 61 62 60 62
MIN/MAX RH         70      83      60      78      50      76      44      76      50
RH            72 74 78 83 66 64 68 77 52 57 67 74 46 51 67 76 50 59
PWIND DIR          NE       N       N       N      NE      NE      NE      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           70      50      20      10       5       0       0       0       0
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ234-301015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
230 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

DATE           04/29/16      SAT 04/30/16            SUN 05/01/16            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                      74          87          73          84          70
TEMP          84 82 77 75 75 74 82 84 87 85 77 75 75 73 79 84 84 80 75 72 72 70
DEWPT         73 74 74 73 73 72 74 73 73 73 73 72 72 72 72 73 71 72 72 71 69 68
MAX/MIN RH                   96          63          97          66          95
RH            71 76 91 95 92 96 77 71 64 67 86 91 90 96 80 69 66 77 88 95 93 93
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S SE  S SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE
WIND SPD      14 13 11 10  8  5  6  6  6  4  3  2  5  8  8  8  9  9  8  6  5  3
HEAT INDEX    90 88             88 90 95 91                89 88
CLOUDS        B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC OV OV OV B2 SC SC SC B1 OV B2
CLOUDS(%)     73 79 98100 97100 81 76 66 56 39 49 92 92 90 80 34 29 45 61 96 81
POP 12HR                     60          60          10          30          40
QPF 12HR                   0.36        0.28           0        0.09        0.27
RAIN SHWRS    SC NM NM SC SC NM NM NM NM             SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM
TSTMS         SC NM NM SC SC NM NM NM NM             SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM
LAL                     4     3     4     4     1     1     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  2     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           1400   300  1900  2200  2000   400  1700  1900  1600   400
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             20    13    11    10     5    10    14    16    13    10


DATE           05/02 TUE 05/03/16 WED 05/04/16 THU 05/05/16 FRI 05/06/16
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            80      64      77      60      79      59      82      61      83
TEMP          79 77 68 64 74 74 63 60 77 76 63 60 80 77 64 62 82 77
DEWPT         68 66 61 59 61 61 57 54 56 58 56 55 56 59 58 58 58 62
MIN/MAX RH         67      84      59      82      47      85      42      89      45
RH            69 69 80 84 63 63 79 80 48 54 78 82 43 53 80 86 45 59
PWIND DIR          NE       N       N       N       N      NW       N       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV OV B2 SC SC FW FW FW FW CL FW FW CL FW FW FW
POP 12HR           70      40      20       5       5       0       0       0       0
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC 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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