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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
351 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

TXZ245-292230-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
351 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

DATE             FRI 04/29/16            SAT 04/30/16            SUN 05/01/16
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                      83          75          85          75          83
TEMP          78 79 81 83 82 78 78 78 77 75 80 84 84 82 78 78 76 75 80 82 83 80
DEWPT         75 74 73 73 75 74 74 74 74 73 74 73 74 73 74 74 73 73 74 73 72 73
MIN/MAX RH                   73          95          70          94          70
RH            91 87 78 73 79 89 89 88 91 95 83 71 72 77 87 88 92 94 82 77 70 79
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD      13 13 14 16 16 16 14 13 10 10  8  8  9  8  8  6  8 10 10 10 10 10
HEAT INDEX          86 89 89                   91 91 87             83 87 89 84
CLOUDS        OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 OV OV OV B2 SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     99 70 96 76 79 76 69 87 78 85 77 69 70 61 58 64 92 92 90 80 33 52
POP 12HR                     30          50          60          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.14        0.25           0        0.07
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM             IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                  SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM             IS IS IS IS SC
OBVIS          H
LAL                     1     3     3     3     4     4     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     3     2     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           1900  1900  1300  1400  2000  2000  1400   700  1500  1500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S     S     S    SE     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             29    32    35    25    17    16    12    14    17    18
COAST FLOOD    Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE          MON 05/02/16 TUE 05/03/16 WED 05/04/16 THU 05/05/16
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            74      81      65      80      63      79      62      81
TEMP          76 74 79 76 70 65 77 74 68 63 75 73 66 62 76 76
DEWPT         72 71 71 69 65 62 63 63 61 59 58 59 60 58 58 58
MAX/MIN RH         91      70      90      58      85      50      88      46
RH            88 91 76 79 87 89 64 67 80 85 56 61 82 88 53 53
PWIND DIR           E       E       N       N       N       N       N      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           40      70      50      10      10       5       0       0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM SC IS
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM SC IS

$$

TXZ231-292230-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
351 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

DATE             FRI 04/29/16            SAT 04/30/16            SUN 05/01/16
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                      90          73          90          73          88
TEMP          77 76 80 88 90 84 76 74 74 74 79 87 90 87 78 76 75 73 79 85 88 84
DEWPT         74 75 74 73 72 73 73 73 73 73 73 72 69 71 72 73 72 72 75 71 69 70
MIN/MAX RH                   55          98          51          96          54
RH            95 98 81 61 56 72 90 97 97 97 82 61 51 59 80 89 91 96 85 64 54 61
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD       9  9 11 13 10  9 10  9  6  5  4  4  4  6  4  2  3  6  6  8  9  9
HEAT INDEX          85 96 97 90                93 95 92                90 93 89
CLOUDS        OV OV OV B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW OV OV B2 SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)    100 93 88 69 59 53 56 86 79 81 79 67 52 33 21 20 90 90 81 38 28 20
POP 12HR                     40          40          50          10          30
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.11        0.14           0        0.07
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS                  SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS SC SC SC
OBVIS          H
LAL                     1     3     3     3     3     3     1     1     2     3
HAINES                  4     5     4     3     4     6     5     5     4     3
MIXING HGT           5100  6000  2300  1300  6400  6600  2600   600  2500  2700
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S     E     E     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             25    21    21    13     3    10     5     8    12    16


DATE          MON 05/02/16 TUE 05/03/16 WED 05/04/16 THU 05/05/16
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            71      80      63      81      59      81      56      85
TEMP          74 71 78 77 66 63 77 76 63 59 76 76 61 56 79 79
DEWPT         71 69 67 64 60 57 60 59 56 54 55 56 58 56 55 56
MAX/MIN RH         93      61      82      50      84      42     100      36
RH            90 93 69 64 82 81 57 56 79 84 49 51 91100 44 45
PWIND DIR           E      NE       N       N      NE      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           30      70      40      10      10       5       0       0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM SC IS
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM SC IS

$$

TXZ247-292230-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
351 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

DATE             FRI 04/29/16            SAT 04/30/16            SUN 05/01/16
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                      82          75          81          76          84
TEMP          78 80 82 82 81 78 78 78 77 76 78 80 81 79 77 77 76 76 80 82 84 80
DEWPT         75 74 74 74 75 75 75 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 75 75 74 74 75 74 73 73
MIN/MAX RH                   76          97          79          94          70
RH            90 84 77 77 81 90 89 89 93 96 89 81 81 86 91 92 93 93 84 77 70 80
WIND DIR      SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD      16 16 17 16 17 17 17 14 12 11  9  9  9  9  9  6  9 10 11 10 11 11
HEAT INDEX          87 87 88                   85 83                83 88 90 82
CLOUDS        OV B1 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 OV OV OV B2 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)    100 67 93 75 82 75 66 77 73 83 75 67 70 60 58 64 92 92 91 82 57 59
POP 12HR                     30          40          50          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.09        0.19           0        0.06
RAIN SHWRS             SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                  SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS SC
OBVIS          H  H  H
LAL                     1     3     3     3     3     3     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     3     2     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           1600  1500  1300  1500  1800  1800   800   500  1500  1500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S     S     S    SE     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             32    34    37    27    18    17    13    16    19    20
COAST FLOOD    Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE          MON 05/02/16 TUE 05/03/16 WED 05/04/16 THU 05/05/16
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      82      67      80      65      77      64      80
TEMP          77 75 80 76 70 67 77 74 69 65 75 72 67 64 77 76
DEWPT         73 72 71 70 66 63 64 64 62 60 59 59 61 59 58 58
MAX/MIN RH         91      70      91      58      85      53      87      46
RH            87 90 75 82 87 87 63 70 80 83 58 64 82 84 53 53
PWIND DIR           E       E       N       N       N       N       N      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           40      70      50      10      10       5       0       0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM SC IS
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM SC IS

$$

TXZ234-292230-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
351 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

DATE             FRI 04/29/16            SAT 04/30/16            SUN 05/01/16
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          74          87          73          84
TEMP          76 76 82 84 84 80 77 76 75 74 80 86 87 85 78 76 75 73 80 82 84 82
DEWPT         75 74 73 73 73 74 74 73 73 72 74 73 73 73 73 72 72 72 72 73 71 72
MIN/MAX RH                   68          96          63          97          65
RH            96 94 73 68 71 80 90 91 91 96 82 67 65 67 84 88 91 97 79 74 65 71
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S SE SE SE  S  S SE  S SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD      10  8 12 14 14 13 11 10  8  5  6  6  6  4  3  2  5  8  8  8  9  9
HEAT INDEX          87 91 90 85                93 94 91                87 89 87
CLOUDS        OV B2 OV B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC OV OV OV B2 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)    100 79 96 65 73 79 98100 87 97 81 76 66 56 39 49 92 92 90 80 34 29
POP 12HR                     40          60          60          10          30
QPF 12HR                   0.18        0.39        0.29           0        0.08
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC NM NM NM NM             SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                  SC SC NM NM SC SC NM NM NM NM             SC SC SC SC SC
OBVIS          H
LAL                     1     3     4     3     4     4     1     1     3     3
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     3     3
MIXING HGT           3500  3200  1300  1200  5700  5100  2000   600  1700  1900
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S    SE     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             27    28    27    19    11     9     5    10    14    16


DATE          MON 05/02/16 TUE 05/03/16 WED 05/04/16 THU 05/05/16
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            70      80      62      78      58      78      55      83
TEMP          73 70 78 77 66 62 75 75 63 58 74 75 60 55 77 79
DEWPT         71 68 69 65 63 59 63 61 58 55 57 58 57 54 57 58
MAX/MIN RH         95      64      90      59      87      49      94      42
RH            92 95 75 67 90 90 66 62 85 87 55 56 88 94 50 48
PWIND DIR           E      NE       N       N       N       N       N      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           40      70      40      10       5       5       0       0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM SC IS
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM SC 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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