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FOUS54 KCRP 050130 AAA
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
830 PM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

TXZ245-051000-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
830 PM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

DATE           07/04/15      SUN 07/05/15            MON 07/06/15            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                      79          89          79          87          80
TEMP                82 81 80 79 87 87 88 85 83 82 80 80 85 87 87 85 82 81 81 80
DEWPT               78 78 77 76 77 78 77 77 78 77 77 76 76 78 77 77 76 77 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                   92          71          93          72          90
RH                  89 89 92 91 72 76 71 76 84 87 93 89 76 73 72 78 84 88 87 90
WIND DIR            SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD             9  8  6  6 10 12 13 12 10 10  9  9 11 14 12 13 11 13 10  9
HEAT INDEX          91 89       99100100 96 93 90       94100 99 96 90 88 84 83
CLOUDS              FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)           24 34 36 43 48 45 41 36 45 44 54 43 45 34 42 33 44 46 50 50
POP 12HR                     10          20           0          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS
TSTMS                        IS IS
LAL                           1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        2     2     2     2     2     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                  600  1600  1600  1400   800  3500  3300  2300  2100
T WIND DIR                    S     S    SE     S     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD                   12    18    23    19    17    27    28    29    27


DATE           07/07 WED 07/08/15 THU 07/09/15 FRI 07/10/15 SAT 07/11/15
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            88      79      88      78      88      78      88      78      88
TEMP          87 84 80 79 88 84 80 79 88 85 81 78 88 85 81 78 88 85
DEWPT         76 76 77 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 76 75 75 76 76 75
MIN/MAX RH         69      93      68      93      67      92      67      93      66
RH            69 80 90 93 69 76 90 92 70 73 85 91 68 74 85 92 68 73
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5       5       5       5       5      10       5      10

$$

TXZ231-051000-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
830 PM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

DATE           07/04/15      SUN 07/05/15            MON 07/06/15            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                      76          93          76          93          76
TEMP                81 79 77 76 86 93 93 90 85 80 76 77 85 92 93 87 81 78 78 77
DEWPT               75 74 76 75 78 73 74 75 76 76 76 75 76 72 73 75 75 76 75 76
MAX/MIN RH                   99          52         100          51          98
RH                  83 86 99 98 76 53 55 60 74 87100 93 75 53 53 66 83 93 92 98
WIND DIR            SE  S SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD            10  8  5  5 10 12 13 13 10  8  8  8 10 14 14 14 12 11  9  8
HEAT INDEX          88          98101103101 95 83       95100102 97 87
CLOUDS              FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)           22 30 44 51 55 49 37 37 37 42 56 42 50 32 28 27 34 46 57 53
POP 12HR                      5          20           0          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS
TSTMS                              IS IS
LAL                           1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        2     2     2     2     2     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                  800  3700  3600  2600   700  5400  5100  3300  1600
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   10    17    25    18    13    28    32    29    24


DATE           07/07 WED 07/08/15 THU 07/09/15 FRI 07/10/15 SAT 07/11/15
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            93      76      93      75      93      75      93      75      94
TEMP          92 87 77 77 92 87 78 76 91 88 77 75 92 89 77 76 92 90
DEWPT         72 74 76 75 71 73 75 75 71 72 75 75 70 72 75 75 72 73
MIN/MAX RH         53      98      49     100      49     100      47     100      49
RH            54 65 95 96 51 62 90 98 52 59 91 98 50 58 93 97 52 59
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10       0       5       5       5       5      10       5       5

$$

TXZ247-051000-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
830 PM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

DATE           07/04/15      SUN 07/05/15            MON 07/06/15            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          88          81          86          81
TEMP                82 82 80 80 86 87 87 86 84 83 81 82 84 86 86 84 82 82 82 81
DEWPT               79 78 77 76 77 77 78 77 78 77 77 76 76 77 78 77 77 77 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                   90          71          87          75          86
RH                  88 89 90 88 74 74 74 75 82 82 86 83 77 75 78 80 83 83 84 86
WIND DIR            SE  S  S  S SE  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD            11 10 10 10 11 13 12 12 12 12 11 12 11 14 11 14 13 14 12 11
HEAT INDEX          92 90 87 86 98 99101 97 96 92 89 88 94 96 98 93 90 90 89 88
CLOUDS              FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)           24 32 36 40 48 43 40 37 44 43 52 43 45 35 43 34 44 48 49 48
POP 12HR                     10          20           0          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS
TSTMS                        IS IS
LAL                           1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        2     2     2     2     2     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                  700  1800  1800  1600  1100  3100  2900  2300  2200
T WIND DIR                    S     S    SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD                   17    21    24    23    21    28    28    29    29


DATE           07/07 WED 07/08/15 THU 07/09/15 FRI 07/10/15 SAT 07/11/15
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      80      88      80      87      80      88      80      88
TEMP          87 85 83 81 88 86 82 81 87 86 82 80 87 85 82 81 88 86
DEWPT         76 76 77 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 76 76 75 75 76 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH         72      87      69      87      69      86      67      87      68
RH            72 76 83 85 69 72 84 86 69 71 82 85 69 72 82 86 69 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    B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5       5       5      10      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ234-051000-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
830 PM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

DATE           07/04/15      SUN 07/05/15            MON 07/06/15            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                      76          91          77          90          77
TEMP                79 78 77 76 85 91 88 86 83 80 78 78 85 89 90 86 81 79 79 78
DEWPT               77 77 76 76 77 76 76 77 78 77 77 76 76 75 77 77 76 77 76 77
MAX/MIN RH                  100          62          97          62          97
RH                  92 98 98100 76 63 66 73 83 89 97 95 74 62 65 73 85 95 89 97
WIND DIR            SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD             6  4  5  4 10 13 14 12  8  8  8  6 10 13 13 12  9  9  8  6
HEAT INDEX                      96102 99 97 93 86       95 99103 97 87
CLOUDS              FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)           22 34 42 48 55 46 41 38 45 49 62 46 45 32 31 31 43 58 52 59
POP 12HR                      5          20           0          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS
TSTMS                              IS IS
LAL                           1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        2     2     2     2     2     4     5     5     4
MIXING HGT                  100  2700  2600  1600   600  4700  4400  2800  1900
T WIND DIR                   SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD                    8    17    24    18    13    24    26    27    25


DATE           07/07 WED 07/08/15 THU 07/09/15 FRI 07/10/15 SAT 07/11/15
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      77      90      76      91      75      91      75      91
TEMP          89 86 79 77 90 86 78 76 89 87 78 76 89 88 78 76 90 87
DEWPT         75 75 76 76 74 74 76 75 73 74 75 75 73 74 75 75 74 74
MIN/MAX RH         62      97      58      99      57      99      57      99      57
RH            62 71 90 96 60 68 92 96 59 66 91 96 59 63 91 97 60 63
PWIND DIR           S      SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5       5       5       5       5      10       5      10

$$

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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