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FOUS54 KCRP 302005
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
305 PM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

TXZ245-311015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
305 PM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

DATE           07/30/16      SUN 07/31/16            MON 08/01/16            TUE
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                      80          92          79          92          80
TEMP          87 86 83 82 83 80 86 88 88 86 82 81 82 81 88 91 91 88 84 83 82 80
DEWPT         76 76 78 77 77 77 78 76 76 76 77 78 77 75 75 74 75 75 76 77 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                   93          61          90          59          88
RH            69 73 86 88 85 93 78 68 68 73 85 89 86 84 65 59 59 66 77 81 83 86
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD       9 10  9  8  5  2  4 10 10 11  9  9  6  9  9  9 10 11 10  9  6  5
HEAT INDEX    97 97 92 90 91    97 99 98 97 91 89 90 86 98101102 98 93 92 90 83
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     20 10 12 16 30 44 52 14 23  9 10 10 17 29 27 24 17 10 12 15 20 24
POP 12HR                     10          10           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           1800  1900  5900  5300  1900  1400  4300  4100  2500   700
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             21    12    12    23    25    21    16    18    17    12


DATE           08/02 WED 08/03/16 THU 08/04/16 FRI 08/05/16 SAT 08/06/16
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            91      80      90      80      91      81      90      80      89
TEMP          90 88 83 80 90 88 83 81 90 88 84 81 89 87 83 80 89 87
DEWPT         75 76 77 76 75 76 77 76 75 77 77 77 77 77 77 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH         61      89      62      88      62      89      66      89      67
RH            61 68 82 88 63 69 82 88 63 71 81 87 68 72 82 88 67 71
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR            5       5      10       5      20      10      30      30      30
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS       SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                 IS IS       SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-311015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
305 PM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

DATE           07/30/16      SUN 07/31/16            MON 08/01/16            TUE
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                      77         100          75         101          75
TEMP         100 97 87 82 80 77 89 97100 97 86 81 78 76 89 98101 94 84 79 77 76
DEWPT         71 73 74 76 76 75 76 72 71 73 75 75 75 74 70 67 67 68 72 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   94          39          98          33          99
RH            40 46 66 82 89 94 64 44 39 46 69 84 91 93 54 37 34 43 68 87 94 95
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       9 11 10  6  4  3  8  9 11 12 11  8  5  6  8  9 11 12 10  8  6  5
HEAT INDEX   108106 95 90      100106109107 94 87       94103106 99 89
CLOUDS        SC SC FW FW FW SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     46 41 25 14 21 33 56 41 42 24 19 16 22 20 24 27 17  7 12 17 19 21
POP 12HR                      5          10           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS
TSTMS         IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           5000  1400  7900  8900  3800  1200  5900  5700  4200  1200
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             20    14    14    23    25    20    14    20    18    11


DATE           08/02 WED 08/03/16 THU 08/04/16 FRI 08/05/16 SAT 08/06/16
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           101      76     102      77     101      78     100      78     100
TEMP          98 96 80 77 98 97 81 77 97 95 82 78 98 96 81 79 97 96
DEWPT         69 69 75 75 69 69 76 75 71 70 76 76 71 71 76 76 72 72
MIN/MAX RH         36      99      34      98      36      96      38      95      40
RH            40 42 86 96 39 41 84 94 42 43 83 93 42 45 85 92 45 46
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5       0       5       0       5       5      20       5      30
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS       SC SC
TSTMS                                             IS IS       SC SC

$$

TXZ247-311015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
305 PM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

DATE           07/30/16      SUN 07/31/16            MON 08/01/16            TUE
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                      82          90          82          90          82
TEMP          89 88 86 86 84 82 88 89 89 88 86 85 84 83 87 89 90 87 86 85 84 82
DEWPT         77 77 77 77 77 77 78 77 77 77 77 77 77 76 76 76 76 76 77 77 77 76
MAX/MIN RH                   86          65          82          64          83
RH            66 69 75 76 78 86 73 68 67 70 75 77 80 81 69 65 64 70 75 77 79 82
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD       9 10 11 10  8  4  5 10 11 11 11 10  9 10  9  9 10 11 11 10  9  6
HEAT INDEX   101100 98 97 94 90101102101 99 97 96 94 90 97100102 99 97 96 94 90
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     20 10 12 16 35 37 29 13 11  9  8  7 15 28 27 26 18 10 14 19 22 25
POP 12HR                     10          10           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1700  2200  4100  3600  2000  2000  2700  2700  2100  1900
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             25    18    16    23    27    24    17    18    19    16


DATE           08/02 WED 08/03/16 THU 08/04/16 FRI 08/05/16 SAT 08/06/16
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      82      90      82      91      82      90      82      89
TEMP          89 88 84 82 89 88 85 82 89 88 85 83 90 87 84 82 87 88
DEWPT         76 77 77 76 76 77 77 77 76 77 78 77 78 77 78 77 77 77
MIN/MAX RH         64      83      65      84      65      85      68      86      68
RH            65 71 80 83 66 70 78 83 66 73 81 84 69 73 81 85 72 72
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR            5       5      10       5      20      10      30      30      30
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS       SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                 IS IS       SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ234-311015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
305 PM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

DATE           07/30/16      SUN 07/31/16            MON 08/01/16            TUE
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          96          75          98          76
TEMP          96 93 83 79 77 75 87 92 95 93 83 79 77 77 88 96 98 93 84 80 79 77
DEWPT         71 72 76 75 75 75 75 69 69 71 74 76 75 75 72 71 70 72 74 76 76 75
MAX/MIN RH                   98          42          97          42          97
RH            45 50 78 88 94 98 69 47 43 49 74 89 95 94 60 44 42 50 71 86 91 94
WIND DIR       S  S SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       9 11  6  5  2  2  3  8 11 12  8  3  2  6  6  6 10 11  8  4  4  4
HEAT INDEX   103101 91          96 97101 99 89          95103105101 91 86
CLOUDS        SC FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     41 17 13 18 20 45 57 45 40 13 14 16 20 32 25 19 12  5  9 13 17 22
POP 12HR                      5          10           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS
TSTMS         IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     4     4     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           2700  1500  7800  7400  2800   300  6700  6200  2900   200
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD             16     8    10    23    16    11    11    17    13     8


DATE           08/02 WED 08/03/16 THU 08/04/16 FRI 08/05/16 SAT 08/06/16
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            97      77      97      77      95      78      95      78      94
TEMP          95 92 80 77 95 92 81 78 94 91 81 78 94 91 81 79 93 90
DEWPT         72 72 76 75 72 73 76 76 73 73 77 76 73 74 76 76 75 74
MIN/MAX RH         45      98      44      96      49      96      49      95      52
RH            47 53 87 95 48 54 86 94 52 56 87 94 52 57 86 92 55 59
PWIND DIR          SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR            5       0      10       5      20       5      30      10      30
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS       SC SC       SC SC
TSTMS                                 IS IS       SC SC       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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