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FOUS54 KCRP 290852
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
352 AM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

TXZ245-292215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
352 AM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

DATE             FRI 08/29/14            SAT 08/30/14            SUN 08/31/14
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                      88          79          88          80          90
TEMP          82 80 85 87 88 85 81 81 80 79 84 86 88 84 82 81 81 80 84 88 88 85
DEWPT         75 76 75 75 75 75 75 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 77
MIN/MAX RH                   65          89          67          88          67
RH            81 87 75 69 65 72 82 85 87 88 76 70 67 77 83 85 87 88 76 68 68 75
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD       9  6  9 10 11 11 10  6  4  3  4  5  8 10 10  9  9  8  8  9 10 11
HEAT INDEX    89 83 93 96 98 93 88 87 83    92 96 98 92 88 88 87 83 93 99 99 96
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     79 82 73 64 63 62 71 81 80 80 76 72 63 55 62 70 71 72 63 55 50 45
POP 12HR                     60          40          40          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.47        0.23        0.24        0.06        0.03
RAIN SHWRS    SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     2     3     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2200  2600  1500   900  2100  3100  3000  2400  4400  4200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     E    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             18    20    19     8     4    11    18    14    14    19


DATE          MON 09/01/14 TUE 09/02/14 WED 09/03/14 THU 09/04/14
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            82      90      82      90      80      89      78      89
TEMP          83 83 89 86 84 82 89 85 82 81 88 84 81 79 88 84
DEWPT         77 78 76 76 78 76 75 76 77 76 76 76 77 75 76 76
MAX/MIN RH         87      65      84      66      87      67      90      69
RH            81 87 66 72 83 83 66 75 84 86 68 76 88 90 70 76
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10      10      20      10      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS                      IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                           IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-292215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
352 AM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

DATE             FRI 08/29/14            SAT 08/30/14            SUN 08/31/14
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                      95          77          95          76         100
TEMP          79 78 85 92 95 90 83 79 78 77 84 91 95 89 82 79 78 77 85 95 98 93
DEWPT         74 75 73 72 72 72 73 75 74 74 74 74 73 71 72 74 75 75 73 72 71 72
MIN/MAX RH                   48          91          49          93          43
RH            85 91 69 54 48 56 74 85 89 91 71 57 49 57 74 83 90 93 68 47 43 51
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E SE SE  E  E  E NE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD       5  3  6  9 11 11  8  3  2  3  3  4  6 10  9  6  5  5  8 10 12 13
HEAT INDEX          92100103 97 89          91100104 95 86          92104107101
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     75 76 70 64 63 62 64 66 70 73 69 65 57 49 60 72 74 76 63 50 47 45
POP 12HR                     40          30          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.14        0.09        0.07        0.04        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     3     2     2     2     3     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     4     4     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3400  4000  2800   800  3300  4800  4300  2200  5900  5700
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     E     E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             13    21    19     8     5    10    14     9    14    23


DATE          MON 09/01/14 TUE 09/02/14 WED 09/03/14 THU 09/04/14
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            77     100      77     100      76      98      76      99
TEMP          81 78 96 93 81 77 96 93 80 76 95 91 79 76 95 91
DEWPT         75 76 72 71 76 75 72 73 74 74 72 71 75 74 71 71
MAX/MIN RH         95      41      93      43      94      44      94      43
RH            83 95 46 49 85 92 47 53 84 94 48 52 86 93 47 51
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5      20      10      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS                      IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                           IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-292215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
352 AM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

DATE             FRI 08/29/14            SAT 08/30/14            SUN 08/31/14
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                      87          80          87          80          90
TEMP          82 81 85 86 86 83 82 82 81 80 84 86 87 83 82 82 81 81 85 89 89 86
DEWPT         75 76 76 75 75 75 76 76 76 75 75 75 76 76 76 77 77 77 76 76 77 77
MIN/MAX RH                   69          87          68          87          67
RH            80 85 75 71 69 77 82 83 85 87 74 70 68 78 83 84 86 87 76 67 68 75
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD      11  9 10 11 12 12 11  9  6  6  5  6  8 10 11 11 10  9  9 10 10 11
HEAT INDEX    89 88 93 95 96 91 88 88 87    93 96 97 92 89 89 88 87 95101101 97
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     80 83 73 62 61 60 71 82 81 80 77 73 64 56 63 69 70 71 63 56 51 45
POP 12HR                     60          40          40          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.52        0.25        0.26        0.06        0.03
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         NM SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     2     3     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2000  2200  1200  1000  2100  3000  2900  2600  4000  3800
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             20    21    18    10     4    12    19    17    16    19


DATE          MON 09/01/14 TUE 09/02/14 WED 09/03/14 THU 09/04/14
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            82      90      82      90      81      90      79      90
TEMP          84 83 89 86 84 82 89 86 83 81 89 85 82 80 88 85
DEWPT         77 78 76 77 78 77 76 77 77 76 76 76 77 76 77 76
MAX/MIN RH         86      66      84      65      85      67      87      68
RH            80 86 66 75 83 83 65 74 82 85 67 76 85 87 69 76
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10      10      20      10      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS                      IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                           IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-292215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
352 AM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

DATE             FRI 08/29/14            SAT 08/30/14            SUN 08/31/14
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                      92          76          93          76          97
TEMP          79 78 87 92 92 89 81 79 78 76 87 92 93 87 80 79 78 77 86 95 96 90
DEWPT         75 76 75 74 73 72 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 75 75 75 74 73 74 75
MIN/MAX RH                   53          93          55          93          48
RH            88 93 67 56 53 59 76 87 90 93 67 56 55 65 83 87 91 93 66 50 49 62
WIND DIR       E  E  E SE SE SE  E  E  E NE  E  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       3  3  6  9 11 11  8  3  2  2  2  3  6 10  8  5  4  4  8 10 11 11
HEAT INDEX          96102101 96 87          95102103 95             94104107101
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     71 81 77 73 72 71 69 67 71 75 69 63 56 49 61 72 73 73 63 52 49 45
POP 12HR                     50          30          40          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.34        0.13        0.16        0.06        0.03
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS
LAL                     2     3     2     2     2     3     2     2     3     2
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     4     4     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           3300  3600  2400   700  3300  4300  3900  1900  5800  5600
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    NE    NE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE
T WIND SPD             13    18    17     6     3     8    13     8    13    20


DATE          MON 09/01/14 TUE 09/02/14 WED 09/03/14 THU 09/04/14
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            77      98      77      98      76      97      76      97
TEMP          80 78 95 90 80 78 96 90 80 77 95 89 79 76 95 89
DEWPT         76 76 74 74 76 76 74 74 75 75 74 74 76 74 74 73
MAX/MIN RH         94      48      94      48      94      49      95      49
RH            86 94 50 58 88 93 50 60 86 93 51 60 90 94 51 60
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10      10      20      10      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS                      IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                           IS IS       IS IS IS IS 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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