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FOUS54 KCRP 162003
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
303 PM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

TXZ245-171015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
303 PM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

DATE           09/16/14      WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14            FRI
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      78          87          79          86          79
TEMP          87 84 81 80 79 78 83 86 87 84 82 80 79 79 83 86 85 82 81 80 80 79
DEWPT         76 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 76 76 76 76 75 75 74 74 74 75 75 75 74
MAX/MIN RH                   91          69          88          70          87
RH            69 73 82 86 90 91 79 70 69 75 83 86 88 87 77 70 71 79 82 84 85 87
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S  S SE  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       8  8  8  6  5  4  4  5 10 10  8  6  5  5  6  8  9  9  9  9  6  5
HEAT INDEX    97 92 87          90 95 96 93 88 86       90 94 93 88 87 83
CLOUDS        OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     91 88 82 82 87 88 85 86 78 65 79 51 50 72 75 78 72 66 74 81 82 82
POP 12HR                     40          50          30          50          30
QPF 12HR                   0.15        0.27        0.20        0.38        0.13
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC
LAL                     2     1     3     3     2     3     3     3     2     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     4     4     4     4     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           3300  2500  3800  3600  2100  1900  2100  2100  1400  1000
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             12    10     8    16    14    10    12    16    16    11


DATE           09/19 SAT 09/20/14 SUN 09/21/14 MON 09/22/14 TUE 09/23/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            87      79      86      78      89      76      88      75      85
TEMP          86 83 81 80 85 82 80 78 87 82 79 77 86 82 78 76 84 79
DEWPT         75 74 75 75 75 75 76 74 75 74 74 73 72 73 72 69 66 67
MIN/MAX RH         69      86      73      90      67      90      63      81      55
RH            70 75 83 86 73 80 88 90 68 76 83 89 63 74 81 79 55 66
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       E      NE      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR           50      20      30      20      20      30      30      20      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS SC SC    IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS SC SC    IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ231-171015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
303 PM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

DATE           09/16/14      WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14            FRI
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      75          92          76          91          75
TEMP          91 87 81 79 77 75 84 91 92 87 81 79 77 76 82 88 89 85 79 77 76 75
DEWPT         73 73 74 75 75 74 75 72 71 73 75 75 75 74 73 73 73 73 73 74 75 74
MAX/MIN RH                   95          51          94          58          98
RH            55 64 79 87 93 95 73 54 51 62 80 87 93 93 76 60 58 67 82 91 96 97
WIND DIR       E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E
WIND SPD       8  9  6  5  4  4  5  6  8  9  9  6  4  4  5  6  9  9  9  6  5  4
HEAT INDEX   100 94 87          92 98 99 94 87          87 96 97 91
CLOUDS        OV OV B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     92 91 87 82 90 81 83 81 77 78 74 68 70 71 70 70 66 62 71 80 78 75
POP 12HR                     40          50          20          50          20
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.20        0.11        0.27        0.05
RAIN SHWRS    NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS         NM SC SC       SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     2     1     3     3     2     2     3     3     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     4     3     4     4     3     3
MIXING HGT           3900  3000  4600  5100  3400  1700  2900  3100  1900   400
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             12     9    10    14    14    10    10    16    14     9


DATE           09/19 SAT 09/20/14 SUN 09/21/14 MON 09/22/14 TUE 09/23/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            90      75      92      73      93      72      86      71      85
TEMP          87 84 77 75 88 85 76 74 89 85 75 73 84 81 73 71 82 79
DEWPT         72 72 74 74 74 72 74 73 74 73 71 72 71 68 65 59 61 57
MIN/MAX RH         58      95      58      98      59      95      61      76      45
RH            61 67 90 94 62 65 92 98 63 67 87 95 64 66 75 65 50 47
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       E      NE      NE      NE       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           50      20      30      10      20      30      20      20      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS    SC SC       IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS    SC SC       IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-171015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
303 PM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

DATE           09/16/14      WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14            FRI
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      79          86          80          86          80
TEMP          86 84 81 80 80 79 83 85 86 84 82 81 80 80 83 86 85 83 82 82 81 81
DEWPT         76 75 75 76 76 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   89          73          88          71          83
RH            72 76 82 85 89 88 80 73 73 77 83 85 88 84 77 71 72 78 79 81 81 82
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       8  9 10  9  8  6  4  5  9 11 10 10  8  6  8  9 10 10 10 10  9  6
HEAT INDEX    95 92 88 86       90 94 95 93 89 88 87 85 91 95 94 90 89 88 87 86
CLOUDS        OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     91 86 80 80 86 87 85 86 77 61 77 51 50 71 73 74 70 66 73 80 81 82
POP 12HR                     40          50          30          50          30
QPF 12HR                   0.16        0.25        0.21        0.33        0.11
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC
LAL                     2     1     3     3     1     3     3     3     2     3
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           3000  2600  3400  3200  2000  1900  1900  1900  1400  1200
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             17    13     9    17    18    13    13    17    18    14


DATE           09/19 SAT 09/20/14 SUN 09/21/14 MON 09/22/14 TUE 09/23/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            87      81      87      80      89      78      88      76      85
TEMP          86 84 82 81 86 84 82 80 87 84 81 78 87 82 80 77 84 79
DEWPT         75 74 75 75 76 75 76 75 75 74 74 74 73 73 73 71 67 67
MIN/MAX RH         69      82      70      85      65      85      63      84      56
RH            70 74 79 82 71 77 83 84 66 74 79 85 63 75 80 82 56 65
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       E      NE      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           50      20      20      20      20      30      30      20      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS IS IS    IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS IS IS    IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ234-171015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
303 PM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

DATE           09/16/14      WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14            FRI
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      75          89          76          90          75
TEMP          89 85 80 78 76 75 82 88 89 85 80 78 77 76 83 88 88 83 79 77 76 76
DEWPT         74 74 74 74 74 74 75 73 73 74 75 75 74 75 73 72 73 73 73 73 73 73
MAX/MIN RH                   96          60          96          60          93
RH            62 69 82 88 93 96 79 62 60 70 84 88 93 96 73 60 61 74 85 88 91 93
WIND DIR      SE SE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E
WIND SPD       8  6  3  2  1  1  4  3  8  8  5  2  1  2  4  6  6  6  5  4  3  3
HEAT INDEX    99 93 85          89 96 97 93 86          89 95 95 89
CLOUDS        OV OV B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     93 92 86 83 90 89 86 85 81 78 81 72 72 72 79 86 75 65 74 83 84 85
POP 12HR                     40          50          30          50          30
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.25        0.18        0.59        0.12
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC
LAL                     2     1     3     3     2     3     3     3     2     3
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3
MIXING HGT           3400  2400  4600  4500  2300  1100  2900  3000  1500   600
T WIND DIR             SE     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E
T WIND SPD              5     2     6    13     8     4     9    12    10     5


DATE           09/19 SAT 09/20/14 SUN 09/21/14 MON 09/22/14 TUE 09/23/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            89      76      91      75      93      73      86      71      86
TEMP          87 83 77 76 89 84 77 75 90 84 75 74 85 79 73 72 84 79
DEWPT         73 71 73 73 74 73 74 73 74 74 70 72 71 70 66 61 62 63
MIN/MAX RH         61      91      60      95      58      96      62      81      49
RH            63 69 87 90 62 70 91 94 59 71 83 96 63 73 79 69 49 59
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       E       E      NE       N      NE       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           50      20      30      20      30      30      30      20      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS SC SC    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS SC SC    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC 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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