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FOUS54 KCRP 230804
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
304 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

TXZ245-232215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
304 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

DATE             SAT 05/23/15            SUN 05/24/15            MON 05/25/15
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                      84          76          84          76          81
TEMP          77 77 81 84 83 80 78 77 77 77 81 84 83 78 77 77 77 77 79 81 81 79
DEWPT         74 75 75 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 75 76 75 75 74 74 74 75
MIN/MAX RH                   74          91          72          95          80
RH            91 95 82 74 76 83 88 89 89 90 79 72 76 90 95 95 94 92 86 80 81 88
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10 11 13 14 16 14 13 13 16 18 19 18 16 12 13 12 11 10 12 14 14 14
HEAT INDEX          87 91 89                87 91 89                   86 86
CLOUDS        OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     88 78 78 78 72 65 74 83 92100 89 77 76 75 75 75 82 88 86 84 84 83
POP 12HR                     40          50          70          60          60
QPF 12HR                   0.16        0.37        0.51        0.83        0.47
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
LAL                     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     3     3
MIXING HGT           4400  4300  3200  2800  4200  3900  2400  2200  4000  3900
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             24    27    25    28    33    27    23    19    23    26
FLASH FLOOD             A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE          TUE 05/26/15 WED 05/27/15 THU 05/28/15 FRI 05/29/15
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            76      83      76      85      78      85      77      84
TEMP          78 76 82 79 78 76 84 83 80 78 85 82 79 77 84 82
DEWPT         76 74 74 76 77 75 75 75 75 76 74 74 75 75 74 74
MAX/MIN RH         96      77      98      73      94      69      93      71
RH            95 94 79 89 97 97 75 78 86 93 72 77 87 92 73 77
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           60      40      20      20      20      20      10      30
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       SC SC

$$

TXZ231-232215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
304 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

DATE             SAT 05/23/15            SUN 05/24/15            MON 05/25/15
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          73          85          73          84
TEMP          74 73 78 83 85 83 78 75 73 73 77 82 84 81 77 75 75 74 77 83 83 79
DEWPT         73 73 73 72 72 72 72 73 73 73 73 73 73 74 74 73 73 73 73 73 74 74
MIN/MAX RH                   63          98          69          99          70
RH            97100 87 70 65 71 85 94 97 98 86 73 70 79 91 94 96 99 86 72 73 87
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       5  6 12 14 14 13 10  8 10 12 14 16 12  9  9  8  5  6 10 12 11  9
HEAT INDEX             89 91 88                88 91 87                89 90
CLOUDS        OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)     90 81 83 85 76 67 79 92 92 92 85 77 72 67 65 63 73 84 78 73 71 69
POP 12HR                     60          70          70          50          60
QPF 12HR                   0.28        0.47        0.60        0.31        0.24
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC
TSTMS            SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC
LAL                     3     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     4     4
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           4300  4200  3600  2100  3900  3700  2900  1600  4300  4300
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             21    26    17    18    26    21    16    11    18    19
FLASH FLOOD             A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE          TUE 05/26/15 WED 05/27/15 THU 05/28/15 FRI 05/29/15
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            73      86      73      88      75      87      74      87
TEMP          75 73 84 81 75 74 87 84 77 75 86 83 75 74 86 83
DEWPT         75 73 74 75 75 74 73 73 74 75 72 73 73 73 72 72
MAX/MIN RH        100      70     100      61     100      58      98      59
RH           100100 73 83100100 64 71 92 98 62 71 94 97 63 69
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           50      40      20      20      20      20      10      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       SC SC

$$

TXZ247-232215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
304 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

DATE             SAT 05/23/15            SUN 05/24/15            MON 05/25/15
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          77          83          78          81
TEMP          79 78 81 82 82 79 78 78 78 78 80 83 82 79 78 79 79 79 80 80 80 78
DEWPT         75 75 75 75 75 75 74 74 74 74 74 75 75 75 76 76 76 75 75 74 75 75
MIN/MAX RH                   78          90          76          92          81
RH            86 91 85 79 80 86 88 88 89 89 82 77 79 88 92 91 90 89 84 82 83 90
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD      11 13 14 16 17 17 17 18 19 20 20 19 17 13 14 14 14 13 14 14 16 16
HEAT INDEX          86 89 88                85 89 89                   85 85
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     85 80 79 78 71 63 72 81 90100 90 79 77 75 75 75 81 87 86 85 83 82
POP 12HR                     40          50          70          60          60
QPF 12HR                   0.15        0.35        0.44        0.70        0.45
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS         SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
LAL                     3     2     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     3     4
MIXING HGT           4100  4000  3200  2900  3900  3700  2400  2300  3200  3100
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             27    29    29    34    35    28    26    25    25    27
FLASH FLOOD             A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE          TUE 05/26/15 WED 05/27/15 THU 05/28/15 FRI 05/29/15
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      82      77      85      79      85      79      84
TEMP          80 78 81 80 79 78 83 82 81 79 83 82 80 79 84 82
DEWPT         76 75 74 76 77 75 76 75 76 75 75 74 75 75 74 74
MAX/MIN RH         93      80      95      77      90      75      89      74
RH            89 90 81 88 93 92 79 81 84 88 76 77 86 88 74 78
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           60      40      20      20      20      20      10      30
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       SC SC

$$

TXZ234-232215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
304 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

DATE             SAT 05/23/15            SUN 05/24/15            MON 05/25/15
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          73          83          73          81
TEMP          73 73 81 83 83 81 76 74 74 73 80 81 82 76 73 75 75 73 77 81 81 78
DEWPT         72 73 74 73 73 73 73 72 72 73 73 73 74 74 73 75 73 72 74 75 75 74
MIN/MAX RH                   69          98          73         100          82
RH            96100 78 73 72 78 89 95 96 98 80 78 78 95100 98 94 97 89 83 82 88
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD       4  8 12 14 14 13 10  9 10 13 16 17 14 11 10  9  6  8 11 13 13 11
HEAT INDEX          87 89 89 85                86 87                   86 86
CLOUDS        OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     89 77 77 77 72 66 77 88 94100 95 90 84 79 79 79 87 94 88 82 83 83
POP 12HR                     40          70          80          60          60
QPF 12HR                   0.19        0.44        0.71        0.80        0.58
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
LAL                     3     3     3     4     5     5     4     4     4     4
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           4200  4100  3300  2100  3600  3300  2300  2200  4300  4200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             21    25    18    19    28    25    18    12    20    23
FLASH FLOOD             A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE          TUE 05/26/15 WED 05/27/15 THU 05/28/15 FRI 05/29/15
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            73      84      73      87      75      86      74      86
TEMP          74 73 83 80 75 74 86 84 77 75 86 84 77 75 85 83
DEWPT         74 72 76 75 75 74 75 74 75 75 74 74 74 74 74 73
MAX/MIN RH        100      77     100      68     100      65      97      66
RH           100 98 78 85 99100 71 73 93 98 68 72 92 96 70 72
PWIND DIR          SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           60      40      20      20      20      20      10      30
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM 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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