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FOUS54 KCRP 260836
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
336 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

TXZ245-262215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
336 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

DATE             THU 05/26/16            FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          80          85          78          87
TEMP          80 79 82 84 84 80 80 80 80 80 83 85 85 81 81 80 79 78 83 86 87 84
DEWPT         77 77 77 76 75 76 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 76 76 76 75
MIN/MAX RH                   75          88          75          91          70
RH            92 92 84 77 75 86 85 87 87 88 82 76 76 85 85 88 90 91 78 72 70 74
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      12 11 11 14 13 13 14 13 12 14 16 17 17 16 12 12 10  9  9 11 11 12
HEAT INDEX    84    91 93 92 86 86 86 86 86 90 94 93 84 84          91 96 97 92
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     94 92 96 91 92 91 86 87 97 92 96 90 85 64 72 69 67 65 54 46 48 40
POP 12HR                     40          40          50          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.19        0.06        0.21        0.06        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     2     3     3     3     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     3     3     4     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           2400  2400  2200  1900  3400  3200  1800  1500  3600  3200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             18    21    24    23    26    32    29    23    20    24


DATE          SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16
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      85      76      86      76      86      77      86
TEMP          79 78 85 83 78 76 85 83 78 76 85 83 78 77 85 83
DEWPT         75 75 75 74 74 73 74 74 74 74 75 74 75 75 74 74
MAX/MIN RH         91      71      92      68      94      71      93      69
RH            87 91 73 76 90 92 70 74 89 94 73 75 90 93 70 74
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10      20      10      20      20      30      20      40
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS               IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ231-262215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
336 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

DATE             THU 05/26/16            FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          78          90          75          92
TEMP          78 77 83 88 86 82 79 78 78 78 82 89 89 85 80 78 76 75 85 91 92 87
DEWPT         75 75 75 74 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 73 75 75 74 75 75 75 75 74 74
MIN/MAX RH                   65          92          58          99          56
RH            92 92 77 65 69 78 88 90 90 91 79 62 59 72 85 90 96 99 71 59 56 64
WIND DIR       S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       9  5 10 12 14 12 11 11  9 10 12 13 14 11 10  9  5  4  8 10 12 11
HEAT INDEX          90 97 94 88             89 99 98 94             93101102 95
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B1 SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     94 96 97 94 88 91 85 84 97 92 88 84 62 44 58 49 57 62 53 63 52 64
POP 12HR                     60          50          40          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.46        0.15        0.09        0.04        0.04
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     4     3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     4     3     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           5600  5200  2900  1600  5500  5100  2500  1200  5700  5300
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             17    24    24    19    20    26    26    17    18    20


DATE          SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16
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            75      90      74      91      74      91      74      90
TEMP          78 75 89 86 77 74 90 86 77 74 90 87 77 74 89 86
DEWPT         74 74 73 72 73 73 72 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 72
MAX/MIN RH         98      56      97      54      98      56      98      58
RH            89 98 59 64 88 97 56 64 88 98 58 64 88 98 60 64
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           20      30      20      30      30      40      30      40
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ247-262215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
336 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

DATE             THU 05/26/16            FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          80          84          79          85
TEMP          81 80 84 84 84 81 80 81 81 81 81 84 84 80 80 81 80 79 83 85 85 83
DEWPT         78 77 77 77 76 76 76 76 77 77 76 77 76 76 76 77 76 76 76 76 76 75
MIN/MAX RH                   78          89          77          90          75
RH            91 90 82 81 78 86 88 86 87 87 87 79 79 88 89 88 89 90 81 76 75 77
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      17 16 14 14 14 14 16 16 14 17 18 18 18 17 16 14 13 11 10 11 12 13
HEAT INDEX    89 84 93 93 92 88 83 88 88 88 88 93 92    83 87       91 94 95 91
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     91 92 95 89 91 89 84 87 96 90 96 89 85 65 68 65 65 61 53 44 49 40
POP 12HR                     40          40          40          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.17        0.05        0.17        0.04        0.01
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     2     3     3     3     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     3     3     4     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           1900  2100  2300  2200  2900  2700  1800  1700  2400  2200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             20    23    25    25    26    32    33    26    23    26


DATE          SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16
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            79      84      77      84      77      84      78      85
TEMP          80 79 84 82 79 77 84 82 79 77 84 83 79 78 84 83
DEWPT         75 75 75 75 75 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 74
MAX/MIN RH         89      74      89      73      91      74      91      72
RH            87 89 76 78 88 89 74 77 88 91 75 77 88 91 73 75
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10      10      10      20      20      20      20      30
RAIN SHWRS                      IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                           IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ234-262215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
336 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

DATE             THU 05/26/16            FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          78          85          75          89
TEMP          78 77 82 84 83 81 78 79 79 79 82 85 83 80 78 76 75 75 83 88 89 85
DEWPT         76 76 76 75 74 74 74 75 75 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 75 76 76 75 74
MIN/MAX RH                   74          91          74         100          64
RH            94 96 81 74 76 79 89 89 90 91 83 75 77 84 89 95 99100 78 67 64 70
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       8  4  8 11 13 11 10 10  9 11 13 16 16 13  9  9  5  4  6 10 10 10
HEAT INDEX          89 92 90 87             89 94 91 86             91 99100 93
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     96 96 98 93 94 93 88 88 98 95 96 90 87 70 75 73 71 68 60 48 47 37
POP 12HR                     50          50          60          40          20
QPF 12HR                   0.36        0.15        0.29        0.10        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     3     3     4     4     3     3     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     5     5     3     4     4     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           3900  3700  2300  1100  3600  3500  2200  1200  4300  4400
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE
T WIND SPD             14    19    20    19    24    28    25    16    18    19


DATE          SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16
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            74      87      74      88      73      88      74      87
TEMP          77 74 86 84 76 74 87 84 76 73 87 84 77 74 87 84
DEWPT         74 74 74 73 73 72 73 73 73 73 74 73 74 73 74 73
MAX/MIN RH        100      64      95      61      99      64      97      64
RH            89100 67 71 90 95 64 70 91 99 67 70 91 97 66 69
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10      20      10      30      20      40      20      40
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS               IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC 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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