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FOUS54 KCRP 231937
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
237 PM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

TXZ245-241015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
237 PM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

DATE           09/23/14      WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14            FRI
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          85          73          85          75
TEMP          88 82 77 76 74 74 81 85 84 80 76 76 74 74 80 84 84 80 78 77 76 76
DEWPT         63 67 70 67 67 69 68 67 67 68 68 69 68 68 69 69 69 70 70 70 70 70
MAX/MIN RH                   86          56          84          61          83
RH            45 61 78 73 80 86 65 56 58 67 76 79 83 83 69 62 62 70 78 79 82 83
WIND DIR      NE  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD       8 10  8  4  4  3  5  6  8  9  6  4  5  8  9 10 10 11 10  8  6  6
HEAT INDEX       84             84 88 87 83                87 88 83
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     18 13 16 18 26 30 31 33 36 38 39 41 42 44 46 49 55 60 66 71 76 81
POP 12HR                      0           5          20          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.03        0.02        0.25
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                             IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     4     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           3100  3200  4600  5600  4200  2500  4600  4400  3500  3000
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E    NE     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             14     9     9    10    16     9    14    18    17    13


DATE           09/26 SAT 09/27/14 SUN 09/28/14 MON 09/29/14 TUE 09/30/14
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            84      74      84      72      86      73      87      76      86
TEMP          84 80 77 75 83 79 75 73 85 80 76 74 86 82 78 77 85 81
DEWPT         68 67 68 68 68 67 67 66 67 68 68 69 69 70 70 70 70 70
MIN/MAX RH         60      82      61      81      56      86      58      82      62
RH            61 65 75 82 61 67 75 80 56 66 78 86 59 67 76 81 62 69
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE       S      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           40      30      30      20      20      10      10       5       5
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-241015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
237 PM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

DATE           09/23/14      WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14            FRI
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                      67          88          68          89          71
TEMP          90 84 75 71 69 68 77 85 87 82 75 72 70 69 77 85 87 82 76 74 72 71
DEWPT         60 59 61 62 63 63 63 63 62 62 63 64 64 65 65 64 64 64 65 66 67 67
MAX/MIN RH                   86          44          89          47          88
RH            37 43 62 73 81 85 61 47 44 50 66 76 83 89 65 50 47 55 68 76 83 88
WIND DIR      NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD       8  9  4  2  2  2  4  4  5  5  4  3  3  4  5  5  6  6  5  4  4  5
HEAT INDEX                                                       84
CLOUDS        SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     28 15 22 30 37 42 37 30 35 40 40 40 42 44 43 43 42 41 49 57 66 74
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.04
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  5     4     5     5     5     5     5     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           3800   500  5200  7200  5600  1900  4600  4500  3700  2300
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             13     9     5     4    14    11    10    13    13    12


DATE           09/26 SAT 09/27/14 SUN 09/28/14 MON 09/29/14 TUE 09/30/14
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            87      69      87      68      88      70      91      72      90
TEMP          85 82 73 70 84 81 72 69 85 82 73 70 87 85 76 73 87 85
DEWPT         66 65 65 65 64 64 64 64 63 62 64 66 66 65 67 69 68 67
MIN/MAX RH         52      87      49      86      44      87      46      86      50
RH            55 57 77 86 52 55 76 85 48 50 73 87 49 52 75 86 53 56
PWIND DIR           E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE       N      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      20      20      10      10       5      10       5       5
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-241015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
237 PM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

DATE           09/23/14      WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14            FRI
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          76          85          77
TEMP          85 81 78 78 76 76 82 85 84 81 78 78 77 76 81 84 84 81 79 79 77 77
DEWPT         66 69 72 69 70 71 71 69 69 69 70 70 70 69 70 70 70 71 71 71 72 71
MAX/MIN RH                   86          60          81          64          84
RH            52 68 81 75 80 86 69 61 61 68 75 77 80 80 70 64 64 72 78 79 82 83
WIND DIR      NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD      10 12 12 10  8  4  8  9 10 11 10  9  9  9 10 11 12 12 11 10  9  8
HEAT INDEX    88 84             86 89 88 84             84 88 88 84
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     17 12 17 23 30 35 38 44 40 36 39 42 45 49 50 51 56 61 67 74 79 84
POP 12HR                      5           5          20          30          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.03        0.02        0.32
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                             IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  4     5     5     5     5     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           3700  3600  4500  4700  4300  3300  4600  4500  3600  3300
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E    NE     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             13     9    10    11    16     9    14    18    17    13


DATE           09/26 SAT 09/27/14 SUN 09/28/14 MON 09/29/14 TUE 09/30/14
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            85      76      84      74      84      75      86      78      85
TEMP          84 81 78 76 83 80 77 75 83 80 77 75 85 82 80 79 84 82
DEWPT         70 68 69 69 69 69 68 67 67 69 69 70 70 70 70 71 71 71
MIN/MAX RH         61      79      62      76      59      83      62      77      63
RH            62 66 72 78 63 69 72 75 59 68 76 83 62 69 73 77 63 70
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE       S      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           50      40      40      20      10      10      10       5       5
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ234-241015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
237 PM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

DATE           09/23/14      WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14            FRI
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                      66          89          67          88          71
TEMP          86 84 74 69 68 66 79 87 88 83 73 70 68 68 79 85 86 82 75 73 72 71
DEWPT         57 58 62 60 60 60 61 62 63 63 64 64 64 64 64 65 66 66 66 67 67 67
MAX/MIN RH                   82          43          88          51          87
RH            37 42 66 73 76 82 55 44 44 51 73 82 86 87 62 52 51 59 74 81 85 86
WIND DIR      NE  E  E  N  N NE NE  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE
WIND SPD       6  6  4  1  2  3  5  5  5  4  3  2  2  4  4  5  5  5  4  3  2  2
HEAT INDEX                                                 87 88 84
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     18 14 17 20 20 20 21 22 25 27 30 33 39 45 44 43 46 49 59 68 70 72
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.11
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  5     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     3     3
MIXING HGT           2600   400  5100  6200  3700  1300  4700  4500  3600  2200
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             13    11     8     5    12    10    11    14    14    11


DATE           09/26 SAT 09/27/14 SUN 09/28/14 MON 09/29/14 TUE 09/30/14
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            86      70      87      69      88      70      89      73      90
TEMP          85 82 72 70 85 82 72 69 86 83 72 70 87 84 75 73 88 85
DEWPT         66 65 64 64 64 64 64 63 64 66 66 66 67 68 69 69 69 68
MIN/MAX RH         52      83      50      82      49      88      50      89      51
RH            53 56 77 82 51 56 76 81 49 56 81 87 51 58 82 89 53 57
PWIND DIR           E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE       N      SE       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      20      20      20      20      10      10       5       5
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS 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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