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FOUS54 KCRP 261551 AAA
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
951 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

TXZ245-262215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
951 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

DATE             MON 01/26/15            TUE 01/27/15            WED 01/28/15
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                      69          50          71          52          68
TEMP                   63 69 63 56 53 51 50 54 66 71 66 58 56 54 52 56 65 68 65
DEWPT                  41 42 44 47 45 47 44 45 45 46 48 50 51 51 51 53 55 55 56
MIN/MAX RH                   38          85          41          97          63
RH                     44 38 51 73 72 85 81 70 47 41 53 72 83 90 96 91 70 63 73
WIND DIR                N  E SW  S SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  S SE  E  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD                4  1  5  5  6  6  5  5  6  4  3  2  1  1  2  2  5  8  6
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)              32 37 33 35 21 23 25 22 20 18 16 18 20 17 14 17 19 22 25
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        5     5     5     4     5     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT                 2800  2400   600  1900  2100  2100  2000  2300  2200
T WIND DIR                   NW     W     W     W     W     S     E     E    SE
T WIND SPD                    9    14    19    17    10     3     2     6    12


DATE               THU 01/29/15  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15
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            56    69      52    61      51    61      47    56
TEMP          58   56 66 64 55   52 59 58 53   51 59 57 50   47 54 53
DEWPT         55   55 58 55 52   48 50 50 51   51 55 53 50   47 47 45
MAX/MIN RH         96    66      90    69     100    81     100    68
RH            90   96 75 73 90   85 74 76 93   99 89 89100   99 77 74
PWIND DIR          SE     S      NE    NE       E     E      NE     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV
POP 12HR            0     5      10    20      20    40      40    40
RAIN                                       S    S  C  C  C    C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                          IS IS

$$

TXZ231-262215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
951 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

DATE             MON 01/26/15            TUE 01/27/15            WED 01/28/15
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                      74          46          77          50          78
TEMP                   67 74 66 55 51 48 46 53 70 77 69 59 55 52 50 56 71 78 70
DEWPT                  39 38 38 40 39 40 38 41 43 41 42 45 47 46 46 49 50 49 52
MIN/MAX RH                   28          74          27          87          36
RH                     36 28 36 56 63 74 73 64 38 27 38 61 74 81 87 77 46 36 53
WIND DIR               NW NW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW  S SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD                2  4  3  3  4  3  3  3  5  3  2  2  2  1  2  1  5  6  8
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)              48 47 48 41 26 27 27 25 22 21 20 22 24 20 16 17 19 20 20
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        5     5     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT                 3400  3200   300  2300  2700  2600  1800  2300  2800
T WIND DIR                    W     W     W     W     W    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                    5    12    13    10     5     4     2     4    12


DATE               THU 01/29/15  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15
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            53    75      52    63      50    62      46    56
TEMP          58   53 70 68 56   52 61 59 53   50 60 57 49   46 53 52
DEWPT         53   53 58 54 52   45 47 49 50   50 55 53 49   44 43 42
MAX/MIN RH         99    54      85    57     100    77     100    61
RH            84   98 66 62 85   79 60 68 91   99 84 87100   95 68 68
PWIND DIR          SE    SE      NE    NE       E     E      NE     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV
POP 12HR            0     5      10    20      30    40      50    40
RAIN                                       C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                          IS IS

$$

TXZ247-262215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
951 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

DATE             MON 01/26/15            TUE 01/27/15            WED 01/28/15
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                      67          52          69          54          66
TEMP                   63 67 63 57 55 53 52 56 66 69 65 59 57 55 54 57 63 66 63
DEWPT                  42 43 45 48 46 49 45 46 46 47 48 50 52 53 53 54 55 56 56
MIN/MAX RH                   42          86          45          98          69
RH                     46 42 53 72 72 86 76 70 50 45 55 72 83 92 98 90 73 69 76
WIND DIR                N SE SW  S SW SW  W  W  W SW  S  S SE  E  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD                4  3  5  5  8  8  6  6  6  4  3  2  1  1  2  3  4  5  6
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)              32 37 32 34 21 23 25 23 20 18 16 18 20 17 15 17 19 22 25
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        5     5     5     4     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT                 2700  2300   800  1400  1900  1900  1700  1900  1800
T WIND DIR                   NW     W     W     W     W     S     E     E    SE
T WIND SPD                    9    13    18    17    11     4     2     5    11


DATE               THU 01/29/15  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15
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            57    67      54    60      53    61      49    57
TEMP          59   57 65 63 56   54 59 58 54   53 59 57 51   49 55 54
DEWPT         56   56 57 55 53   49 51 51 52   52 56 54 51   49 48 46
MAX/MIN RH         97    69      90    71      99    82     100    68
RH            92   97 77 75 90   85 75 77 92   98 89 88100   98 77 73
PWIND DIR           S     S      NE    NE       E     E       E    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV
POP 12HR            0     5      10    20      20    40      40    40
RAIN                                       S    S  C  C  C    C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                          IS IS

$$

TXZ234-262215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
951 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

DATE             MON 01/26/15            TUE 01/27/15            WED 01/28/15
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          47          75          49          74
TEMP                   65 71 64 55 51 49 47 53 69 75 68 58 55 52 49 55 69 74 68
DEWPT                  40 40 43 43 42 43 41 43 45 45 47 49 50 49 48 51 52 53 55
MIN/MAX RH                   32          80          34          96          48
RH                     41 32 46 64 71 79 80 69 42 34 48 73 86 90 94 88 56 48 64
WIND DIR               NW NW SW SW  W  W  W  W NW  W SW SE  E  E  E  E SE  S SE
WIND SPD                4  5  4  4  5  4  4  5  6  4  2  1  1  1  1  2  6  9  8
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)              40 46 38 31 18 21 23 21 20 18 15 19 23 18 13 15 17 19 20
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT                 3100  2900   300  2500  2400  2300  2100  2600  2500
T WIND DIR                   NW     W     W    NW    NW    SE     E    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   10    17    23    18     9     2     2     5    14


DATE               THU 01/29/15  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15
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    74      50    62      47    60      44    55
TEMP          57   52 69 67 55   50 60 58 50   47 58 56 47   44 53 52
DEWPT         52   52 59 55 51   45 49 49 48   47 54 52 47   44 45 44
MAX/MIN RH        100    59      87    63     100    78     100    68
RH            85  100 72 67 87   81 68 72 91  100 87 87100  100 75 75
PWIND DIR           S     S      NE    NE       E     E      NE     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   B1 SC B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV
POP 12HR            0     5      10    20      20    50      50    40
RAIN                                       S    S  C  C  C    C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                          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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