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FOUS54 KCRP 300838
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
338 AM CDT SUN AUG 30 2015

TXZ245-302215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
338 AM CDT SUN AUG 30 2015

DATE             SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15
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                      90          75          89          77          90
TEMP          77 75 82 88 88 83 81 78 77 76 82 87 88 85 82 80 79 78 84 89 89 85
DEWPT         69 69 70 71 71 70 72 73 72 72 74 72 73 73 74 74 73 73 73 73 73 74
MIN/MAX RH                   54          89          59          87          58
RH            77 82 67 58 58 64 75 84 85 87 77 61 64 68 76 82 84 85 72 61 61 69
WIND DIR       S  S SW SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  4  2  5  8  9  8  8  4  3  3  6  9 11  9  8  5  4  8  9 12 11
HEAT INDEX          86 94 94 88 85          88 94 96 91 88 83       90 96 97 92
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     38 42 43 45 42 19 38 39 35 35 36 42 27 43 50 70 66 62 61 61 53 46
POP 12HR                      5          20          20          30          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.04        0.14        0.04
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS IS IS       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                              IS IS IS IS       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     2     2     2     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     4
MIXING HGT           5300  5300  2700  2000  6700  6000  2100  1100  3000  2800
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              6    11    18    12     9    17    16     9    12    19


DATE          WED 09/02/15 THU 09/03/15 FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15
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      90      77      91      76      90      77      90
TEMP          81 78 89 85 80 78 89 84 79 77 88 84 80 78 88 84
DEWPT         74 74 74 74 75 74 75 74 75 74 74 74 75 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH         87      59      91      60      94      60      93      62
RH            81 86 62 72 85 89 64 73 88 92 64 71 86 91 66 74
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30      30      30      30      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-302215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
338 AM CDT SUN AUG 30 2015

DATE             SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15
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          71          94          73          95
TEMP          70 68 78 89 95 90 79 74 72 71 80 89 94 91 81 77 75 73 82 91 95 91
DEWPT         62 63 68 64 63 63 67 72 71 70 72 68 69 69 71 72 72 71 72 70 68 70
MIN/MAX RH                   35          99          44          95          41
RH            90 83 69 43 35 40 67 94 96 99 78 50 44 48 72 86 93 93 72 51 41 51
WIND DIR      SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD       3  1  3  4  4  9 10  6  4  2  3  5  6 12  9  5  3  3  5  8  9 12
HEAT INDEX             91                      93100 95 85          86 96100 97
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     36 41 38 27 38 34 37 33 61 67 60 29 38 35 22 40 47 54 57 59 52 44
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.08
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
OBVIS                                 PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     4     5     5     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           5700  7500  5300  1500  8300 10000  3600   800  3800  3900
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              5     9    16    10     8    18    13     5    10    19


DATE          WED 09/02/15 THU 09/03/15 FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15
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      95      75      95      74      95      74      95
TEMP          78 74 90 91 77 75 91 91 76 74 90 91 77 74 91 91
DEWPT         73 73 71 71 74 73 71 72 74 73 71 71 74 73 71 73
MAX/MIN RH         96      47      95      45      99      46      99      46
RH            86 96 54 54 91 94 52 53 93 99 53 53 93 98 53 55
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 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      20      10      20       5      10      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS       IS IS                   IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS       IS IS                   IS IS

$$

TXZ247-302215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
338 AM CDT SUN AUG 30 2015

DATE             SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15
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                      90          79          90          79          88
TEMP          79 79 83 88 88 85 84 82 81 80 84 88 87 83 82 81 80 79 83 86 86 85
DEWPT         68 69 70 71 71 72 73 74 74 74 74 73 74 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74
MIN/MAX RH                   55          83          61          85          63
RH            73 73 64 58 60 65 70 77 79 81 74 62 67 73 77 81 83 83 75 67 67 71
WIND DIR       S  S SW SE SE SE SE SE  S SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       6  5  3  5  8 10 10  9  6  4  3  6  9 11 10 10  8  6  9  9 12 11
HEAT INDEX          87 93 94 91 90 87 86 83 91 95 96 89 88 86       89 94 94 92
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     38 42 43 45 18 18 39 38 38 38 38 43 33 45 56 76 71 66 64 62 55 48
POP 12HR                      5          20          20          30          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.05        0.20        0.05
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS IS IS       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                              IS IS IS IS       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     2     2     2     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           4700  4300  2700  2700  4200  4000  1700  1200  2400  2300
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              6    11    19    14    10    17    18    13    14    19


DATE          WED 09/02/15 THU 09/03/15 FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15
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            80      89      80      89      79      89      80      88
TEMP          82 81 88 85 82 81 88 85 82 80 87 85 82 81 87 85
DEWPT         75 74 74 75 76 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 76 75 76 76
MAX/MIN RH         83      63      85      64      88      64      87      67
RH            79 81 66 72 81 83 67 73 82 86 68 72 82 85 70 75
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30      30      30      30      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-302215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
338 AM CDT SUN AUG 30 2015

DATE             SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15
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          71          91          74          91
TEMP          72 71 80 88 92 86 79 75 73 71 80 88 91 88 82 78 77 74 82 88 91 87
DEWPT         68 68 68 68 66 64 68 72 71 70 74 71 72 71 73 74 73 72 72 72 71 73
MIN/MAX RH                   44          98          53          92          51
RH            86 91 67 52 44 48 70 91 91 98 83 57 54 57 74 87 87 92 74 60 51 63
WIND DIR      SE  E SW SE SE SE SE  S  S  E  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       2  0  2  4  6  9  5  5  2  2  3  6  9 11  5  3  3  2  4 10  9 10
HEAT INDEX             91 95 88                94100 95 86          87 95 97 94
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     39 44 44 45 45 35 39 36 35 35 37 42 41 36 33 45 50 55 60 64 55 47
POP 12HR                      5           5          20          20          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.03        0.06
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  5     4     3     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           5900  6700  4200   700  8500  8700  2800   700  2900  2900
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     E    SE     S    SE     E    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              3     6    11     9     8    17    11     3    11    19


DATE          WED 09/02/15 THU 09/03/15 FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15
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      92      74      92      73      92      74      92
TEMP          78 75 89 88 78 74 89 88 77 73 89 87 77 74 89 88
DEWPT         74 73 73 74 74 73 74 74 75 73 74 73 75 74 74 75
MAX/MIN RH         94      55      95      56      99      55     100      56
RH            86 94 60 64 89 95 61 65 93 99 61 63 92100 61 65
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 SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           30      30      20      30      10      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC       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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