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FOUS54 KCRP 282018
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
218 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

TXZ245-291030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
218 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

DATE           01/28/15      THU 01/29/15            FRI 01/30/15            SAT
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                      55          72          52          62          52
TEMP          75 66 60 58 57 55 61 70 71 66 60 57 54 52 53 59 62 59 55 54 53 52
DEWPT         56 53 56 56 56 55 58 60 60 58 57 55 51 49 49 49 50 51 52 53 53 51
MAX/MIN RH                  100          69          97          65         100
RH            53 63 85 92 97100 89 73 69 75 91 92 90 97 87 69 65 75 91 99100 95
WIND DIR       S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  E NE  N  N NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD       8  6  6  5  4  3  4  5  5  4  4  4  9 12 13 13 12 12 12 12 10 10
CLOUDS        FW FW SC FW SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     15 22 28 25 45 55 60 50 42 35 54 61 78 86 86 86 88 91 92 93 92 89
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.03
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS SC
OBVIS                  PF PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     3     4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           1100   400  1700  1900  1600  1100  2400  2400  2100   800
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     E    NE     E     E     E    SE
T WIND SPD             24    23    16     6     5    12    16    16    19    21


DATE           01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15
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          66      57    67      43    55      43    59      48    64
TEMP          63 63 59   57 65 60 47   43 52 51 45   43 55 55 50   48 61 59
DEWPT         57 57 56   56 60 53 45   38 36 39 40   40 47 47 48   47 52 50
MIN/MAX RH       75      99    71      93    52      93    66      97    63
RH            83 81 91   97 84 78 90   85 55 62 81   91 73 74 93   97 73 71
PWIND DIR         E      SE    SW       N     N      NE     E       S    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 OV   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         40      50    40      20    10      10    20      20    10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS               IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ231-291030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
218 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

DATE           01/28/15      THU 01/29/15            FRI 01/30/15            SAT
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                      53          78          51          63          52
TEMP          83 76 62 57 56 53 59 72 77 71 62 57 55 51 53 60 63 60 56 54 53 52
DEWPT         47 47 52 54 55 53 57 59 58 58 56 53 48 46 45 46 48 51 52 53 53 51
MAX/MIN RH                  100          52          87          58         100
RH            28 36 70 87 97100 92 64 52 63 81 84 79 87 75 59 58 71 87 94 98 96
WIND DIR       S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD      10  6  6  5  4  4  4  5  5  5  4  5  9 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  9  9
CLOUDS        FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     12 24 22 26 52 62 67 57 47 44 62 67 81 87 86 86 88 90 92 94 93 91
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          10          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.05
RAIN SHWRS                                                       SC SC SC SC SC
OBVIS                   F  F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     3     4     5     5     3     3     3     2     3
MIXING HGT           2800   700  1800  3100  1700  1600  2500  2500  2200   900
T WIND DIR              S     S     S    SE     E    NE     E     E    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             25    20    16     8    10    13    14    17    20    25


DATE           01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15
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          68      58    71      43    56      41    61      44    69
TEMP          65 65 60   58 68 63 49   43 53 51 44   41 56 56 48   44 64 62
DEWPT         57 59 57   58 61 52 43   37 34 36 36   36 44 45 45   44 52 48
MIN/MAX RH       71     100    62      82    45      85    56      99    52
RH            77 81 91  100 78 67 80   78 48 55 76   84 63 66 90   98 65 59
PWIND DIR        SE      SE    SW       N     N      NE     E      SE    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 OV   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         50      50    30      10    10      10    10      20    10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC   SC SC SC                             IS   IS

$$

TXZ247-291030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
218 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

DATE           01/28/15      THU 01/29/15            FRI 01/30/15            SAT
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                      56          70          53          62          54
TEMP          72 65 61 59 58 56 61 68 69 65 60 58 56 53 54 60 62 60 57 55 54 54
DEWPT         57 54 56 56 57 56 58 61 61 58 58 56 53 50 50 50 51 52 54 55 54 53
MAX/MIN RH                  100          74          96          66         100
RH            59 68 85 89 95100 89 77 74 79 92 92 91 96 86 70 66 75 90 98100 96
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD       8  6  6  5  4  4  3  4  5  4  4  4 11 13 16 14 13 13 13 13 11 11
CLOUDS        FW FW SC FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     16 22 28 22 40 50 55 45 42 33 54 60 76 87 86 86 89 91 92 93 92 89
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.03
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS SC
OBVIS                  PF PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     3     4     4     4     3     4     4     3     3
MIXING HGT           1100   400  1400  1400  1500  1100  2500  2500  2200  1100
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     E    NE     E     E     E    SE
T WIND SPD             24    21    17     6     6    11    17    17    19    21


DATE           01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15
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          66      59    66      45    55      46    59      50    64
TEMP          63 64 60   59 65 60 49   45 53 52 48   46 56 57 52   50 61 60
DEWPT         57 57 57   57 59 53 46   40 37 39 41   43 48 48 49   48 52 51
MIN/MAX RH       74      96    72      92    53      90    66      94    65
RH            81 80 89   95 83 79 89   83 56 62 78   88 72 72 89   93 73 72
PWIND DIR         E      SE    SW       N     N      NE     E       S    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         30      50    40      20    10      20    20      20    10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS       IS   IS IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ234-291030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
218 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

DATE           01/28/15      THU 01/29/15            FRI 01/30/15            SAT
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                      53          76          49          62          50
TEMP          81 73 59 57 56 53 60 71 76 68 59 55 52 49 52 59 62 58 53 52 50 50
DEWPT         53 51 53 55 55 53 58 60 59 57 55 52 47 45 46 47 49 50 50 49 49 47
MAX/MIN RH                  100          57          91          63          97
RH            38 47 81 95 99100 92 67 57 69 87 90 84 86 79 66 63 74 87 92 96 92
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  E  E  N  N  N NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD      10  6  5  4  4  3  3  5  4  3  2  6 10 10 10 10  9  8  8  9  9  8
CLOUDS        FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)      9 21 21 28 53 63 68 58 56 45 57 67 83 82 84 86 88 90 92 94 93 90
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          10          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.03
RAIN SHWRS                                                       SC SC SC SC SC
OBVIS                   F  F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     3     4     5     5     2     2     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           1400   700  1900  2700  2100  1500  2300  2200  1800   400
T WIND DIR              S     S    SW     S    NE    NE     E     E     E    SE
T WIND SPD             25    21    14     6     5    16    14    14    18    21


DATE           01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15
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          67      56    69      42    55      40    59      45    66
TEMP          63 63 58   56 66 61 47   42 52 50 43   40 55 55 47   45 62 60
DEWPT         56 57 56   56 62 52 43   37 35 37 36   36 45 45 45   44 52 48
MIN/MAX RH       71     100    65      87    49      90    62     100    58
RH            80 80 94  100 85 71 85   83 53 60 78   86 70 71 93   98 72 65
PWIND DIR         E      SE    SW       N     N      NE     E      SE     W
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         50      50    50      20    10      10    20      20    10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC   SC SC SC 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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