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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
215 PM CST WED DEC 24 2014

TXZ245-251015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
215 PM CST WED DEC 24 2014

DATE           12/24/14      THU 12/25/14            FRI 12/26/14            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                      40          65          58          71          63
TEMP          56 49 45 43 42 42 44 51 65 62 60 60 59 61 63 70 69 64 65 65 64 64
DEWPT         35 36 36 34 35 35 40 44 48 50 53 55 56 56 60 63 64 64 63 63 64 64
MAX/MIN RH                   94          53          88          81         100
RH            45 62 70 71 76 77 85 75 53 66 77 86 87 83 89 81 85100 93 93 99100
WIND DIR      NW NW  W SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      13  8  3  3  1  3  5 12 13 13 12 11 10 10 11 13 12 11 10 10 10  9
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)      4  1  1  1  1  1  9 17 20 22 35 49 59 70 70 70 69 69 71 74 76 79
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.04
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     3     3     3     3     4
MIXING HGT           2100   700  1400  2200  2000  1200  1200  1200   500   400
T WIND DIR              W    SW     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              9     9    18    25    29    29    20    21    19    17


DATE           12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14
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          70      49    56      45    60      49    59      46    52
TEMP          69 62 56   51 56 51 49   47 59 53 51   51 59 53 50   48 52 47
DEWPT         65 59 50   47 47 44 43   42 46 48 49   46 48 48 46   42 41 38
MIN/MAX RH       76      88    69      83    63      93    66      86    62
RH            86 88 82   84 72 77 80   82 63 84 93   84 66 84 85   81 67 72
PWIND DIR         S       N     N       N     N      NE    NE      NE     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2   OV OV B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         40      50    40      30    10      20    20      20    40
RAIN                         C  C
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC   SC       SC   SC       IS   IS IS IS IS   IS SC SC

$$

TXZ231-251015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
215 PM CST WED DEC 24 2014

DATE           12/24/14      THU 12/25/14            FRI 12/26/14            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                      34          66          51          75          59
TEMP          59 51 42 38 37 34 37 51 66 61 56 54 53 54 57 70 73 66 64 62 61 61
DEWPT         30 29 30 28 28 26 30 32 36 43 48 51 51 50 56 59 61 61 61 62 61 61
MAX/MIN RH                   74          32          96          65         100
RH            33 44 63 67 71 72 75 49 32 53 75 91 95 87 94 69 66 82 89 99100100
WIND DIR      NW  W SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S
WIND SPD      11  5  2  3  3  3  5 12 14 11 11  8  6  5  9 11 10  8  6  6  6  6
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)      2  1  1  1  1  1  5  9 11 13 20 27 41 55 51 46 46 45 55 64 70 75
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3000  1000  3500  3500  2900  1000  2000  2300  1500     0
T WIND DIR              W    SW     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             10    11    23    28    31    28    17    17    12    11


DATE           12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14
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          71      46    55      40    63      45    59      42    49
TEMP          70 65 53   48 55 51 45   42 59 56 49   47 58 54 46   44 49 46
DEWPT         62 51 44   41 40 39 38   36 42 44 45   42 44 44 40   37 32 30
MIN/MAX RH       57      78    57      80    51      88    57      80    49
RH            75 59 71   77 58 63 77   80 54 62 87   84 59 67 79   77 52 53
PWIND DIR        SW       N     N       N     N       E    NE      NE     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2   OV B2 B1 SC   SC FW SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30      40    30      10     5      10    20      20    20
RAIN                         C  C
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC   SC                             IS IS IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-251015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
215 PM CST WED DEC 24 2014

DATE           12/24/14      THU 12/25/14            FRI 12/26/14            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                      44          66          61          70          63
TEMP          57 49 47 46 45 45 47 53 66 63 62 62 61 63 65 70 69 65 66 65 65 65
DEWPT         36 36 36 36 37 36 40 45 49 51 54 57 58 59 62 63 64 64 64 64 65 65
MAX/MIN RH                   82          53          92          81         100
RH            45 60 67 67 72 73 79 74 53 66 76 84 89 87 89 81 84 97 93 97100100
WIND DIR      NW NW  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      14 10  4  3  1  3  6 12 13 13 13 12 11 11 12 13 13 12 11 11 10 10
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)      2  1  1  1  1  1 10 18 21 23 36 49 59 69 69 69 68 67 70 73 76 78
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.04
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     3     3     3     3     4
MIXING HGT           2200  1000  2000  2100  2000  1300  1100  1100   600   100
T WIND DIR              W    SW     S     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             10     8    18    26    31    29    21    23    20    18


DATE           12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14
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          69      50    57      47    60      51    60      49    54
TEMP          69 63 57   53 57 53 51   50 59 54 54   53 60 54 52   50 54 49
DEWPT         64 60 52   49 48 45 44   45 47 49 51   49 49 49 48   45 44 41
MIN/MAX RH       74      92    69      84    63      91    67      87    63
RH            85 92 83   86 73 76 78   83 63 83 91   85 67 82 85   83 67 73
PWIND DIR         S       N     N       N     N      NE    NE      NE     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 OV   OV OV B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         40      60    50      30    10      20    20      20    40
RAIN                         C  C
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM   NM       SC   SC       IS   IS IS IS IS   IS SC SC

$$

TXZ234-251015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
215 PM CST WED DEC 24 2014

DATE           12/24/14      THU 12/25/14            FRI 12/26/14            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                      35          66          54          73          62
TEMP          57 50 42 37 37 36 37 52 66 62 58 55 55 57 59 71 71 63 64 63 63 63
DEWPT         33 33 35 33 32 31 36 40 43 47 50 53 53 53 58 62 64 63 63 63 63 63
MAX/MIN RH                   98          41          96          75         100
RH            40 54 76 83 83 81100 66 43 59 78 92 93 86 97 75 78100100100100100
WIND DIR      NW NW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      12  5  2  2  2  2  4 12 14 11 11  9  8  8 10 12 12 10  9  6  6  6
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)      4  1  1  1  1  1  7 14 17 21 32 43 56 69 72 75 73 71 74 76 78 80
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          10          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.04
RAIN SHWRS                                                       SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     3     3     3     3     4
MIXING HGT           2600   200  2100  2800  2500   900  1600  1600   600     0
T WIND DIR              W    SW     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              9    11    19    25    29    27    19    20    16    12


DATE           12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14
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          71      46    55      40    61      45    59      42    49
TEMP          70 63 53   49 55 49 44   43 59 53 48   47 58 52 46   44 49 44
DEWPT         65 53 46   43 44 41 39   38 44 45 45   42 45 45 40   37 35 32
MIN/MAX RH       66      83    63      83    57      90    62      84    55
RH            84 71 78   82 66 72 81   83 58 75 90   82 62 78 81   77 58 61
PWIND DIR        SW       N     N       N     N      NE    NE       N     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2   OV OV B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         40      40    40      30     5      10    20      20    30
RAIN                         C  C
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC   SC       SC   SC               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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