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FOUS54 KCRP 282124
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
324 PM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

TXZ245-291045-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
324 PM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

DATE           11/28/14      SAT 11/29/14            SUN 11/30/14            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      61          75          65          76          65
TEMP          70 65 64 63 62 61 66 72 75 70 68 66 65 65 69 76 76 72 69 67 66 65
DEWPT         59 59 59 60 62 61 65 66 65 65 64 63 63 63 65 66 66 66 65 65 64 64
MAX/MIN RH                  100          71          97          71          97
RH            67 82 83 91100100 94 81 71 82 86 89 93 95 85 71 72 83 89 92 95 97
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       9  5  6  5  6  8 10 13 13 11 11 10  9 10 11 11 10  9  8  6  5  4
CLOUDS        SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     38 21 20 27 34 48 44 41 43 39 40 52 53 56 57 58 54 50 50 50 54 58
POP 12HR                      5           5          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS IS IS IS IS IS             IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT            700  1400  4200  3600  2100  2300  3400  3400  2300  1800
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             11    13    23    24    21    20    18    18    12     8


DATE           12/01/14  TUE 12/02/14  WED 12/03/14  THU 12/04/14  FRI 12/05/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          73      47    62      55    71      60    72      61    73
TEMP          73 62 52   47 62 59 57   55 71 67 63   61 72 67 63   61 73 68
DEWPT         64 58 43   40 46 49 54   55 62 61 61   60 64 62 62   60 64 62
MIN/MAX RH       64      91    57     100    73     100    76      99    72
RH            74 87 72   78 57 70 92  100 73 81 95   98 77 84 95   98 75 79
PWIND DIR         E       N     N       E    SE      SE    SE      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR         20      20    10      20    10      10    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS   IS       IS   IS               IS IS         IS IS

$$

TXZ231-291045-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
324 PM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

DATE           11/28/14      SAT 11/29/14            SUN 11/30/14            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      54          79          63          81          61
TEMP          74 66 61 57 55 54 64 75 79 71 68 65 64 63 71 79 81 75 69 64 62 61
DEWPT         54 56 56 56 55 54 59 63 63 64 64 63 63 62 63 63 64 64 63 63 61 61
MAX/MIN RH                  100          57          98          56         100
RH            49 70 85 99100100 85 66 57 78 85 93 97 98 76 59 56 68 84 94100100
WIND DIR       S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD      10  5  6  5  6  5  8 13 13 10 10  8  6  6  9 11 10  8  6  5  4  3
HEAT INDEX                                                    83
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     22 11 15 21 33 38 44 32 38 40 42 54 56 56 55 54 51 48 45 42 48 53
POP 12HR                      5           5          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS IS                         IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            300   500  3700  4900  1800  1400  4000  4300  2700  1100
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE     S
T WIND SPD              6    12    16    24    17    16    17    16    16     9


DATE           12/01/14  TUE 12/02/14  WED 12/03/14  THU 12/04/14  FRI 12/05/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          77      46    62      51    73      57    74      59    73
TEMP          75 68 52   46 61 59 53   51 71 69 60   57 72 70 62   59 72 70
DEWPT         62 51 38   35 39 43 47   49 58 59 58   57 63 61 61   59 62 60
MIN/MAX RH       45      66    45      95    61     100    67     100    64
RH            65 54 59   65 45 56 79   94 63 70 93  100 73 74 97  100 71 71
PWIND DIR         E      NE    NE      NE    SE      SE    SE      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         20      10     5      10    10      10    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS                                     IS IS         IS IS

$$

TXZ247-291045-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
324 PM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

DATE           11/28/14      SAT 11/29/14            SUN 11/30/14            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      63          76          66          76          66
TEMP          71 67 66 64 63 63 68 73 76 71 69 67 66 66 70 75 76 71 69 68 67 66
DEWPT         59 60 60 63 63 63 65 67 66 65 64 63 63 64 65 66 67 66 66 65 65 65
MAX/MIN RH                  100          71          94          74          95
RH            67 78 82 96100 98 91 81 71 79 83 87 91 94 85 74 74 86 91 91 93 95
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       8  6  9  8  9 10 10 12 13 12 12 11 10 11 12 11 11  9  9  8  6  5
CLOUDS        SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     38 25 25 31 38 49 43 46 43 42 45 52 56 59 59 58 52 47 47 48 53 58
POP 12HR                      5           5          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS IS IS IS IS IS             IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     4     5
MIXING HGT           2400  1900  2800  2400  2200  2400  3100  3200  2300  2000
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             19    20    23    24    24    21    20    19    13    11


DATE           12/01/14  TUE 12/02/14  WED 12/03/14  THU 12/04/14  FRI 12/05/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          72      49    62      58    71      62    71      63    71
TEMP          71 60 53   49 62 60 59   58 70 66 64   62 71 67 64   63 71 67
DEWPT         65 60 46   43 48 50 56   58 63 61 62   61 65 63 63   61 65 62
MIN/MAX RH       70     100    61     100    75      96    79      95    75
RH            79100 77   79 61 71 90   99 78 83 94   96 82 88 95   95 80 82
PWIND DIR         E       N     N       E    SE      SE    SE      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR         20      20    10      20    10      10    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS   IS       IS   IS                             IS IS

$$

TXZ234-291045-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
324 PM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

DATE           11/28/14      SAT 11/29/14            SUN 11/30/14            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      56          77          63          78          62
TEMP          73 65 62 59 57 57 64 73 77 70 68 65 64 63 69 78 78 71 65 63 62 62
DEWPT         58 56 56 55 56 57 62 63 63 63 63 63 62 62 63 64 64 64 64 63 62 62
MAX/MIN RH                  100          61          97          62         100
RH            59 73 80 89 97100 93 71 61 78 85 93 95 95 81 62 63 81 95 99100 99
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD      10  6  5  3  3  3  6 14 17 11 10  9  8  6  9 11 10  8  6  4  3  3
CLOUDS        SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     35 19 21 28 35 45 47 38 45 40 43 59 60 60 61 61 56 50 53 56 58 60
POP 12HR                      5           5          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS IS IS IS IS IS             SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     4     4     3     3     3     4
MIXING HGT            200   300  4600  4800  1800  2100  3800  3800  2000  1000
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              4     3    13    25    19    18    16    18    10     4


DATE           12/01/14  TUE 12/02/14  WED 12/03/14  THU 12/04/14  FRI 12/05/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          74      44    61      52    72      57    74      59    74
TEMP          74 60 46   44 61 57 53   52 71 65 58   58 74 67 60   59 74 67
DEWPT         63 50 38   36 42 46 50   52 60 59 58   57 63 61 60   59 62 60
MIN/MAX RH       50      77    49     100    67     100    67     100    65
RH            68 68 73   73 49 67 90  100 67 82100  100 69 81100  100 67 78
PWIND DIR         E       N     N      NE    SE      SE    SE      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         30      10    10      10    10      10    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC                                     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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