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FOUS54 KCRP 250851
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
351 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

TXZ245-252215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
351 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

DATE             WED 05/25/16            THU 05/26/16            FRI 05/27/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      86          78          84          78          85
TEMP          79 79 83 85 86 83 80 80 78 78 81 83 83 82 80 79 78 78 82 84 85 83
DEWPT         76 77 77 77 77 76 76 76 75 76 75 76 75 75 74 76 75 75 75 76 75 75
MIN/MAX RH                   75          93          76          91          73
RH            93 96 83 77 75 83 89 89 91 92 84 78 77 80 84 90 89 91 81 76 73 79
WIND DIR      SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      11 10 11 13 13 13 11 12 10  9 10 11 13 14 13 13 12 12 17 16 16 14
HEAT INDEX          92 96 96 91             87 91 91 89             89 93 94 90
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     81 86 81 74 76 88 87 94 94 97 92 84 82 78 75 87 93 89 72 76 76 71
POP 12HR                     10          30          40          40          50
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05        0.19        0.06        0.16
RAIN SHWRS                         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS                              SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     1     1     1     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  4     5     5     3     4     4     4     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           2700  2500  1600  1600  3200  3100  1900  1400  3800  3500
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE
T WIND SPD             18    19    19    18    17    20    33    31    34    33


DATE          SAT 05/28/16 SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            78      86      77      85      77      85      77      85
TEMP          79 78 85 83 79 77 85 83 78 77 84 83 78 77 85 83
DEWPT         76 76 76 75 75 75 75 74 74 74 74 74 75 74 75 74
MAX/MIN RH         95      72      93      71      91      72      91      70
RH            91 95 75 77 90 93 72 76 87 91 73 77 90 91 72 74
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR           20      20      10      10      10      20      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS                   IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS                   IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ231-252215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
351 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

DATE             WED 05/25/16            THU 05/26/16            FRI 05/27/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      93          76          88          75          91
TEMP          77 76 82 90 92 85 79 77 76 76 80 86 87 84 79 77 76 75 84 90 91 86
DEWPT         76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 76 77 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 75 74
MIN/MAX RH                   59         100          66          96          59
RH            96 99 84 63 60 75 93 98100 98 86 71 71 72 84 89 92 96 72 60 60 66
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       6  6  9 10 12 13 10  6  4  5  9  9 12 12 12 11 10  8 14 11 12 11
HEAT INDEX          88102104 94             83 96 99 92             92 99102 95
CLOUDS        B2 OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     83 90 87 82 86 90 91 97 95 93 93 93 87 82 70 77 90 82 65 67 67 62
POP 12HR                     10          60          60          50          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.33        0.81        0.16        0.14
RAIN SHWRS                   SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS                        SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     1     1     3     4     4     4     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     5     4     4     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           5100  4700  2400  1400  4600  4300  2100  1300  4400  5400
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE
T WIND SPD             17    18    18    16    16    20    28    24    31    28


DATE          SAT 05/28/16 SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            75      91      75      91      74      91      74      90
TEMP          78 75 90 86 78 75 90 86 77 74 90 86 77 74 89 86
DEWPT         74 75 75 73 73 73 73 72 72 73 72 72 73 73 73 73
MAX/MIN RH         98      58      96      55      96      55      96      57
RH            87 98 61 65 87 96 57 63 85 96 57 64 89 96 59 65
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           20      30      10      30      20      30      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC       SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC       SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ247-252215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
351 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

DATE             WED 05/25/16            THU 05/26/16            FRI 05/27/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      85          79          83          79          84
TEMP          79 80 84 85 85 82 81 81 80 79 81 82 83 82 80 80 79 79 82 84 84 82
DEWPT         77 77 78 78 77 77 78 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 76 75 76 76 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   79          92          77          90          77
RH            93 94 82 80 80 85 90 86 90 92 85 83 81 81 85 89 87 90 82 78 77 80
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      12 12 12 12 14 14 14 14 12 13 11 11 13 14 14 16 13 14 18 18 17 16
HEAT INDEX          94 95 95 90 90 89 83    87 90 91 88 83          89 92 93 90
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)     80 83 79 72 76 87 86 94 93 96 92 81 80 75 71 87 91 85 72 72 72 67
POP 12HR                     10          20          40          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04        0.11        0.06        0.14
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS                              IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     1     1     1     2     3     3     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     4     4     4     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           2000  1900  1800  1800  2100  2300  1700  1600  3000  2800
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE
T WIND SPD             18    19    20    20    19    20    36    33    34    33


DATE          SAT 05/28/16 SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            78      84      78      84      78      84      78      84
TEMP          79 78 84 83 79 78 84 82 79 78 83 82 79 78 84 83
DEWPT         77 76 77 76 76 75 75 75 74 74 75 75 75 74 75 75
MAX/MIN RH         94      76      90      75      88      76      88      74
RH            91 94 79 80 89 90 76 78 85 88 77 79 88 88 76 77
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      10      10      10      10      20      10      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS                         IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS                         IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-252215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
351 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

DATE             WED 05/25/16            THU 05/26/16            FRI 05/27/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      88          76          85          75          86
TEMP          77 76 83 87 88 84 79 78 77 76 82 85 84 83 78 77 76 75 81 85 86 83
DEWPT         75 76 76 75 75 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 74 73 75 75 74 75 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH                   64          97          71          96          70
RH            94100 80 67 65 76 89 95 94 96 79 71 76 77 84 92 96 96 82 74 70 78
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       6  6  9 12 13 13  9  8  5  4  8  9 11 13 11 11 10  9 11 12 13 13
HEAT INDEX          91 97 98 93             89 94 92 89             87 94 94 90
CLOUDS        B2 OV B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     83 88 86 79 78 88 87 94 92 97 94 89 87 89 89 90 92 96 77 84 79 74
POP 12HR                     10          30          50          50          60
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06        0.65        0.09        0.27
RAIN SHWRS                         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC
TSTMS                              SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC
LAL                     1     1     1     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           3900  3600  2000  1400  3000  2900  1800  1200  4300  4300
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE
T WIND SPD             17    19    18    11    11    18    26    24    29    31


DATE          SAT 05/28/16 SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            75      88      75      87      74      87      74      88
TEMP          77 75 87 84 77 75 87 84 76 74 86 83 76 74 87 84
DEWPT         75 75 76 74 74 74 73 73 73 73 73 73 74 73 74 73
MAX/MIN RH        100      66      96      63      96      63      97      64
RH            93100 70 72 90 96 65 71 89 96 65 71 92 97 66 70
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR           40      20      10      20      10      20      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS       IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS       IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

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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