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FOUS54 KCRP 262130
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
330 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

TXZ245-271015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
330 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

DATE           12/26/14      SAT 12/27/14            SUN 12/28/14            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                      67          71          45          53          39
TEMP             69 68 68 67 68 67 67 69 58 52 49 46 45 46 51 53 48 44 42 40 39
DEWPT            67 66 66 66 66 66 66 62 55 48 43 40 37 42 40 37 36 36 38 38 38
MAX/MIN RH                   95          77          94          56          98
RH               93 93 93 95 93 97 95 77 89 85 80 79 76 85 66 56 62 75 85 91 96
WIND DIR         SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  E  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  N
WIND SPD         11  9  8  8  6  5  6  5 10 16 14 14 14 14 12 10  9  5  4  5  3
CLOUDS           B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC FW FW CL CL FW
CLOUDS(%)        70 85 90 94 99 84 93 88 93 88 92100100 97 61 44 22  9  2  2 13
POP 12HR                     20          50          30          40           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.22        0.10        0.12           0
RAIN                                            C  C
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC
TSTMS                           IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                  PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     3     2     2     2     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            500   400  2200  1800  1400  1400  1600  1600  1000   200
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     N     N     N     N     N    NW
T WIND SPD             16    12    10    10    17    20    16    16    13     6


DATE           12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15
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          61      50    62      47    49      43    51      47    61
TEMP          57 57 52   50 59 56 50   47 49 47 44   43 49 49 48   47 58 58
DEWPT         44 48 51   50 52 49 45   41 39 39 39   41 47 49 48   47 55 56
MIN/MAX RH       52     100    68      85    67      97    87     100    84
RH            63 73 95  100 76 78 84   79 68 75 84   92 91 98100  100 90 94
PWIND DIR        NE       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE       N    NW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC   SC B1 B2 B2   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV B2 B1
POP 12HR          5       5    20      20    30      30    40      30    10
DRIZZLE                            S    S  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C
RAIN                               S    S  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C
RAIN SHWRS                  IS IS

$$

TXZ231-271015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
330 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

DATE           12/26/14      SAT 12/27/14            SUN 12/28/14            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          71          43          54          36
TEMP             70 66 65 65 65 64 65 66 53 50 47 46 43 45 52 54 48 42 40 38 36
DEWPT            63 62 63 63 64 64 63 58 44 40 38 36 33 34 31 31 32 32 32 32 32
MAX/MIN RH                   99          68          75          41          87
RH               80 89 94 94 95100 93 74 73 69 71 69 69 63 45 41 53 68 75 80 87
WIND DIR         SE SE SE SE SE  S  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N  N  N  W SW  W
WIND SPD          8  5  6  5  4  3  2  6 11 14 11 12 12 10  9  6  3  3  3  1  2
CLOUDS           SC B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B1 FW FW CL CL CL FW
CLOUDS(%)        43 76 81 91100 90 77 86 81 75 83100100 92 65 17 17  2  2  1 12
POP 12HR                     10          30          20          20           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04        0.03        0.04           0
RAIN                                            S  S
RAIN SHWRS                      IS SC SC             IS IS
TSTMS                              IS IS
OBVIS                  PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     3     2     2     2     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1100   300  3000  3000  1800  1700  2000  1600   900   100
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    NE     N     N     N    NW    NW     W
T WIND SPD              6     9    10    10    20    19    19    13     8     3


DATE           12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15
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          64      45    58      43    44      39    44      43    61
TEMP          58 58 49   45 55 53 46   43 44 42 40   39 43 43 43   43 57 56
DEWPT         38 44 46   45 48 46 41   38 35 35 34   35 40 43 43   43 52 53
MIN/MAX RH       34     100    67      84    69      88    80     100    76
RH            47 59 88  100 76 76 84   83 70 74 79   84 90100100  100 85 87
PWIND DIR         S       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC   SC B1 B2 B2   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV B2 SC
POP 12HR          5       5    20      20    30      30    30      20    10
DRIZZLE                            S    S  C  C  C    C  C  C  S    S
RAIN                               S    S  C  C  C    C  C  C  S    S
RAIN SHWRS                  IS IS

$$

TXZ247-271015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
330 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

DATE           12/26/14      SAT 12/27/14            SUN 12/28/14            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                      67          71          48          54          42
TEMP             68 68 68 68 68 68 67 69 59 55 50 48 48 49 53 54 50 46 45 43 42
DEWPT            67 66 66 66 66 66 66 62 57 51 44 41 38 43 41 39 38 39 40 41 42
MAX/MIN RH                   96          80          95          56          98
RH               96 94 94 95 94 96 95 80 95 84 79 76 68 80 64 56 62 74 84 90 98
WIND DIR         SE SE SE SE  S  S SE  E  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N
WIND SPD         10  9  9  8  8  5  6  6  9 13 16 16 17 16 13 11  9  8  6  5  4
CLOUDS           B1 B2 OV OV OV B2 OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC FW FW CL CL FW
CLOUDS(%)        68 84 89 93 96 83 92 87 94 89 93100100 95 61 45 23  9  2  2 13
POP 12HR                     20          50          40          40           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.21        0.12        0.11           0
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                    IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     3     3     3     2     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            400   300  1800  1400  1400  1400  1600  1600  1500   600
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S     N     N     N    NW     N    NW
T WIND SPD             16    11     9    10    18    21    14    17    13     6


DATE           12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15
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          61      53    63      49    51      45    53      50    61
TEMP          57 58 55   53 61 58 52   49 51 49 47   45 52 52 51   50 59 59
DEWPT         46 50 53   53 53 51 47   43 41 41 42   44 49 51 51   50 55 56
MIN/MAX RH       57     100    67      85    68      98    88     100    83
RH            66 72 93  100 75 77 84   80 68 75 85   94 90 94100  100 87 90
PWIND DIR        NE       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE       N    NW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV B2 B1
POP 12HR          5       5    20      20    30      30    40      30    10
DRIZZLE                            S    S  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C
RAIN                               S    S  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C
RAIN SHWRS                  IS IS

$$

TXZ234-271015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
330 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

DATE           12/26/14      SAT 12/27/14            SUN 12/28/14            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                      64          71          42          51          37
TEMP             68 66 66 66 67 63 64 65 52 49 46 45 42 44 49 51 46 41 39 38 37
DEWPT            67 65 65 65 65 63 63 59 48 43 41 39 36 37 35 32 30 30 31 31 32
MAX/MIN RH                  100          78          87          47          90
RH               98 99 96 96 93100 96 79 86 81 83 81 81 78 58 47 53 65 73 77 84
WIND DIR         SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD         11  8  6  5  6  5  2  5 11 17 13 13 13 12 10  8  6  4  3  4  3
CLOUDS           B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV B1 FW FW CL CL CL FW
CLOUDS(%)        77 85 90 95100 88 92 88 91 84 91100100 95 61 20 19  2  2  2 11
POP 12HR                     20          50          30          30           0
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.19        0.07        0.11           0
RAIN                                            C  C
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC IS
TSTMS                           IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     2     2     2     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            200   400  3800  3100  1500  1500  1500  1800   800   100
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     E     N     N     N     N     N    NW
T WIND SPD             19    14    12    10    21    20    18    14    11     5


DATE           12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15
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          64      45    61      43    45      40    45      42    60
TEMP          58 57 49   45 58 55 47   43 44 43 41   40 44 44 42   42 56 56
DEWPT         40 44 45   45 48 45 41   37 34 35 34   36 42 44 42   42 54 54
MIN/MAX RH       38      99    60      79    67      89    79     100    84
RH            51 61 88   99 71 69 79   78 67 74 78   84 93100100  100 93 94
PWIND DIR         S       E    NE      NE     N      NE    NE      NE    NW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV B2 B1
POP 12HR          5       5    10      10    20      30    30      30    10
DRIZZLE                                    S  S  C    C  C  C  C    C
RAIN                                       S  S  C    C  C  C  C    C

$$

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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