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FOUS54 KCRP 141010
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
410 AM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

TXZ245-142230-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
410 AM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

DATE             SUN 02/14/16            MON 02/15/16            TUE 02/16/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      75          61          77          55          72
TEMP             59 66 73 75 72 69 66 64 61 69 75 77 71 62 59 56 55 59 68 72 68
DEWPT            59 59 59 60 60 61 61 61 61 61 61 60 58 56 55 53 52 54 57 59 59
MIN/MAX RH                   59         100          56          92          64
RH              100 78 62 59 69 78 83 92100 79 63 56 64 83 87 88 92 85 69 64 74
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  E  E NE NE NE  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD          6 11 13 14 10  9  8  6  5  5  6  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  5  6
CLOUDS           B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        72 61 50 47 45 45 45 53 62 53 45 29  3  4  6  7  7  5  3  3  4
POP 12HR                     10          10          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                                 PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     3     3     3     5     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           4200  3700  1100  1300  2100  3500   300   300  2300  2000
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S    SW     W    NE    NE     E    SE
T WIND SPD             14    20    16    11     9     4     9    10     8     8


DATE               WED 02/17/16  THU 02/18/16  FRI 02/19/16  SAT 02/20/16
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            57    72      60    74      62    72      61    72
TEMP          59   57 69 69 62   60 71 71 64   62 70 69 63   61 70 69
DEWPT         58   57 58 59 60   60 60 61 61   61 62 62 63   61 63 62
MAX/MIN RH        100    63     100    63      99    71     100    71
RH            97  100 69 73 93  100 69 72 92   99 76 80100  100 78 78
PWIND DIR          SE    SE      SE    SE      SE     S      SE    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   SC SC FW SC   SC SC FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR            5     5      10    10      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ231-142230-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
410 AM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

DATE             SUN 02/14/16            MON 02/15/16            TUE 02/16/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      82          59          82          51          82
TEMP             56 63 77 82 79 69 66 62 60 66 78 82 74 61 57 54 51 59 76 82 75
DEWPT            53 54 55 55 56 58 60 60 59 59 59 55 51 50 49 48 48 48 48 48 49
MIN/MAX RH                   40         100          37          88          31
RH               87 72 46 40 45 67 80 91 95 79 51 40 45 66 76 82 88 65 38 31 41
WIND DIR         SE  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S SW NW  N NE NE  E  E  E SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD          4 13 14 13 12 11  9  5  3  3  4  5  6  6  5  5  4  4  4  4  5
CLOUDS           B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC FW FW CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        65 49 34 32 31 34 38 45 52 36 20 15  2  4  6  6  6  4  1  1  1
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                              PF  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           4600  4700  3200  1400  2600  4200  1400   300  3800  3200
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S    SW     N    NE     E    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             16    19    14    10     5     6    10     6     6     8


DATE               WED 02/17/16  THU 02/18/16  FRI 02/19/16  SAT 02/20/16
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            55    82      58    83      60    82      61    80
TEMP          60   55 77 76 63   58 78 77 65   60 77 76 65   61 76 74
DEWPT         56   55 55 54 59   58 59 58 61   60 60 61 64   61 63 60
MAX/MIN RH        100    38     100    43     100    48     100    54
RH            89  100 47 46 89  100 51 53 88  100 55 59 95  100 65 62
PWIND DIR          SE    SE      SE    SE      SE     S      SE    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   FW FW CL FW   SC SC FW FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR            5     0       5     5      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ247-142230-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
410 AM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

DATE             SUN 02/14/16            MON 02/15/16            TUE 02/16/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      71          62          77          57          73
TEMP             62 65 69 71 69 67 66 64 62 67 74 77 71 63 60 58 57 61 70 73 69
DEWPT            60 60 60 61 61 61 62 62 62 62 62 61 60 59 57 55 55 57 59 60 60
MIN/MAX RH                   70         100          59          94          65
RH               95 86 75 70 77 83 86 94100 84 67 59 67 85 89 91 94 86 69 65 75
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S SE  E NE NE NE  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD         10 11 12 13 11 11 10  9  8  8  8  5  5  5  5  5  6  5  4  5  6
CLOUDS           B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        70 61 51 47 44 45 46 53 60 53 46 32  5  5  6  7  8  6  4  5  5
POP 12HR                     10          10           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                                 PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     2     5     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           1300  1200   800  1200  1500  1400   300   500  1800  1600
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S    SW     S    NE    NE     E    SE
T WIND SPD             13    17    18    12     9     4     9    13    10     8


DATE               WED 02/17/16  THU 02/18/16  FRI 02/19/16  SAT 02/20/16
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            58    73      61    73      63    71      62    71
TEMP          61   58 70 70 64   61 71 70 65   63 69 69 64   62 69 68
DEWPT         60   58 59 60 60   60 61 62 62   61 62 63 63   62 63 62
MAX/MIN RH        100    63      97    67      95    76      98    76
RH            96  100 68 72 89   97 71 74 90   95 79 83 97   98 81 81
PWIND DIR          SE    SE      SE    SE      SE     S      SE    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW SC FW SC   SC SC FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR            5     5      10    10      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ234-142230-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
410 AM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

DATE             SUN 02/14/16            MON 02/15/16            TUE 02/16/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      79          60          80          49          78
TEMP             55 61 75 79 75 68 66 61 61 66 76 80 71 59 55 52 49 57 72 78 71
DEWPT            55 56 56 57 58 60 60 60 60 60 60 56 52 50 48 46 46 49 52 52 52
MIN/MAX RH                   46         100          43          88          41
RH              100 82 53 47 57 74 83 95 97 83 57 45 51 71 76 81 88 73 48 41 51
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW NE NE NE NE  E  E  S SE SE
WIND SPD          5 11 17 17 11  9  8  5  4  5  8  6  5  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  5
CLOUDS           B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW CL CL FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        79 65 51 51 51 47 44 55 66 55 44 25  3  5  8  7  5  3  1  1  1
POP 12HR                     10          10          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                           PF PF  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  6     6     3     3     3     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           5600  5500  1800  1400  2900  5000   300   200  3000  2600
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S    SW    NW    NE    NE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             11    21    17    11     8     9     9     6     5     8


DATE               WED 02/17/16  THU 02/18/16  FRI 02/19/16  SAT 02/20/16
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            53    78      57    78      60    77      60    76
TEMP          58   53 73 72 61   57 74 73 64   60 73 72 63   60 73 72
DEWPT         54   53 55 56 58   57 59 59 61   60 61 62 62   60 63 61
MAX/MIN RH        100    47     100    51     100    60     100    61
RH            88  100 54 57 91  100 59 61 90  100 66 70 97  100 70 68
PWIND DIR          SE    SE      SE    SE      SE     S       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW SC FW FW   SC SC FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B2
POP 12HR            5     5      10    10      10    10      10    10

$$

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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