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FOUS54 KCRP 242012
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
312 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

TXZ245-251015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
312 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

DATE           07/24/16      MON 07/25/16            TUE 07/26/16            WED
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          92          79          89          80
TEMP          88 86 81 81 82 80 86 89 88 85 80 80 81 79 85 87 87 85 81 81 81 80
DEWPT         75 77 76 77 78 77 77 76 76 76 77 77 76 75 74 74 74 76 76 76 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                   93          62          91          64          88
RH            65 76 86 87 88 93 75 67 69 75 89 90 86 89 71 65 68 75 86 87 85 88
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      12 10  9  6  4  3  4  6  9 10  8  5  4  3  4  6 10 10  9  8  6  6
HEAT INDEX    98 97 87 88 90    97101 99 95 87 87 88    92 95 95 93 87 88 88
CLOUDS        FW SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     14 26 25 43 55 61 63 69 61 57 78 71 86 81 87 86 80 76 67 59 63 74
POP 12HR                     20          40          30          50          30
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.06        0.10        0.28        0.14
RAIN SHWRS    IS       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                        SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC
LAL                     1     1     3     3     2     3     3     3     3     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     6     6
MIXING HGT           2000  1400  5300  4900  2800  2500  4400  4200  2200   900
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             14     9     6    10    13     8     9    17    16    12


DATE           07/27 THU 07/28/16 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16
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            88      80      90      80      90      81      90      80      89
TEMP          86 84 81 80 88 85 81 80 88 85 82 81 88 85 81 80 87 85
DEWPT         75 76 77 77 76 76 77 77 76 77 77 76 76 76 77 77 77 77
MIN/MAX RH         68      92      65      90      65      88      65      90      67
RH            71 78 90 92 70 76 88 90 70 76 88 88 70 76 88 89 72 76
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           50      20      20      10      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS       IS          IS          IS          IS

$$

TXZ231-251015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
312 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

DATE           07/24/16      MON 07/25/16            TUE 07/26/16            WED
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         101          75          97          76
TEMP         103 97 86 81 79 77 88 97101 95 84 80 77 75 85 93 97 92 83 80 77 76
DEWPT         67 71 73 76 76 75 75 69 68 71 74 76 76 75 72 70 70 71 73 75 75 74
MAX/MIN RH                   96          35          98          42          96
RH            32 44 66 82 92 96 66 41 35 46 72 88 94 98 65 48 42 50 72 85 92 96
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      12 13 11  5  3  2  5  4  8 12 10  6  3  3  5  9 11 11 10  8  5  5
HEAT INDEX   109105 92 88       98103107103 91          94103107101 91 87
CLOUDS        SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     31 22 11 23 19 28 26 55 56 57 62 61 75 66 73 85 77 83 78 72 65 71
POP 12HR                      5          30          20          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.02        0.22        0.12
RAIN SHWRS                         SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                              SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS       SC
LAL                     1     1     1     3     2     2     3     3     2     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     4     4     4     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           3700   700  8500 10600  5400  2000  5700  5300  3800   600
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             18     9     8     9    18     8    11    19    17    10


DATE           07/27 THU 07/28/16 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16
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            96      75      98      75      98      77      98      77      99
TEMP          92 91 79 75 94 93 79 75 94 93 80 77 94 93 81 77 95 94
DEWPT         71 70 75 75 70 69 76 75 71 70 76 76 71 70 76 75 70 70
MIN/MAX RH         44     100      40     100      41      98      41      96      39
RH            50 51 88100 47 47 89100 48 48 86 97 47 48 86 96 45 47
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           40      20      20       5      20       5      20       5      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS    IS          IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS       IS          IS          IS          IS

$$

TXZ247-251015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
312 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

DATE           07/24/16      MON 07/25/16            TUE 07/26/16            WED
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                      82          90          81          87          82
TEMP          90 87 85 84 83 82 87 90 90 87 84 83 82 81 85 87 87 85 84 83 82 82
DEWPT         76 77 76 76 77 77 77 76 76 76 76 77 75 76 75 74 75 76 77 77 77 77
MAX/MIN RH                   87          64          86          66          85
RH            65 73 77 78 85 87 73 65 65 72 78 81 81 86 71 66 68 75 80 82 84 85
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      11 12 11 10  9  5  4  6  9 11 10  9  8  5  5  6 10 11 11 11 10 10
HEAT INDEX   101 98 94 92 92 90 99102102 97 93 92 89 87 95 97 98 95 93 92 91 90
CLOUDS        FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     14 23 25 44 55 58 64 64 53 51 76 70 84 78 86 83 75 73 68 64 64 74
POP 12HR                     20          30          30          50          40
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.04        0.09        0.28        0.14
RAIN SHWRS    IS       IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                        SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC
LAL                     1     1     3     2     2     3     3     3     3     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     6     6
MIXING HGT           1800  1800  3400  3300  3300  3300  3600  3400  2400  2100
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD             17    12     8    11    14    11    11    18    19    18


DATE           07/27 THU 07/28/16 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16
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            87      81      88      81      88      82      89      82      88
TEMP          87 85 83 81 88 85 83 81 87 86 84 82 89 86 84 82 88 86
DEWPT         76 77 78 78 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 78 77 77 77
MIN/MAX RH         71      89      71      87      71      84      69      87      71
RH            71 78 86 89 72 77 83 87 71 76 82 84 69 75 83 87 72 75
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           50      20      20      10      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS       IS          IS          IS          IS

$$

TXZ234-251015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
312 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

DATE           07/24/16      MON 07/25/16            TUE 07/26/16            WED
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          94          77          92          77
TEMP          97 94 84 80 78 77 88 93 93 91 83 80 78 77 87 91 92 90 82 79 78 77
DEWPT         70 73 75 75 76 76 76 72 72 73 75 76 74 75 74 73 73 73 74 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   96          49          94          54          93
RH            42 50 75 85 94 96 69 51 51 56 79 88 89 94 66 56 55 59 78 88 92 93
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S SE  S  S
WIND SPD      11 12  6  4  2  1  3  5  9 10  6  4  2  2  3  5  9  8  6  4  3  3
HEAT INDEX   104104 92 85       99101102100 90          95100100 97 87
CLOUDS        SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     36 35 18 36 30 61 56 75 70 69 81 74 86 87 91 93 88 84 75 66 69 75
POP 12HR                     10          40          30          50          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.13        0.12        0.34        0.12
RAIN SHWRS    IS             SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC
LAL                     1     1     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     4     4     4     3     5     6
MIXING HGT           2500  1200  8100  7100  1800  1000  4900  4700  2600   300
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             10     3     3     6     8     3     6    13    10     6


DATE           07/27 THU 07/28/16 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16
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            91      76      94      77      94      77      94      77      94
TEMP          90 89 79 76 93 91 79 77 93 91 80 77 93 91 80 77 93 91
DEWPT         74 74 76 76 75 73 77 76 75 74 77 76 74 75 77 76 75 75
MIN/MAX RH         57      99      52      98      52      96      53      96      54
RH            59 61 93 99 55 56 91 98 55 57 90 95 54 58 90 96 56 59
PWIND DIR           S       S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           50      20      20      10      30      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS IS IS       SC SC       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS       IS          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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