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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
406 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

TXZ245-122215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
406 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

DATE             FRI 02/12/16            SAT 02/13/16            SUN 02/14/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      74          57          67          59          72
TEMP             56 61 70 74 69 62 60 58 57 59 65 67 66 62 60 59 59 62 69 72 68
DEWPT            56 58 59 59 59 59 58 57 56 56 57 57 57 57 58 57 57 57 58 59 60
MIN/MAX RH                   60          97          70          94          65
RH              100 89 67 60 70 89 95 97 97 89 75 70 72 85 91 93 94 85 70 65 75
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  E NE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          6  9  9  8  6  4  3  3  4  5  9  9 10 10  9  9  9 11 13 13 13
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B2 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        23 18 12 10  7 16 24 34 43 46 50 45 39 37 35 36 80 63 47 41 36
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
RAIN SHWRS                                                             IS IS IS
OBVIS             F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     3     3
MIXING HGT           1400  1500   600   500  3000  2900  1200   700  2000  1800
T WIND DIR             SW     S     S    NE     E     E    SE    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD             12    10     5     3     5    12    17    11    17    20
DENSE FOG         Y


DATE               MON 02/15/16  TUE 02/16/16  WED 02/17/16  THU 02/18/16
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            60    73      53    68      55    69      59    70
TEMP          62   60 70 68 57   53 65 65 57   55 66 66 61   59 68 68
DEWPT         60   60 60 53 50   49 51 52 54   54 56 57 59   58 60 60
MAX/MIN RH        100    58      86    55      97    64      99    71
RH            96  100 70 61 77   86 60 64 87   97 70 72 96   99 76 78
PWIND DIR           S     W      NE    SE       S    SE      SE    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW CL CL   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20    10       5     5       5     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS    IS   IS

$$

TXZ231-122215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
406 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

DATE             FRI 02/12/16            SAT 02/13/16            SUN 02/14/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      83          51          76          53          81
TEMP             48 59 76 83 74 62 57 54 51 58 71 76 71 61 58 55 53 60 75 81 74
DEWPT            48 55 56 55 55 56 57 54 51 55 55 54 52 54 56 55 53 54 54 54 55
MIN/MAX RH                   39         100          45         100          40
RH              100 88 49 39 50 81100100100 89 57 45 51 78 94100100 81 48 40 52
WIND DIR          S  S  S SE  E SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD          4  3  3  4  5  4  3  3  3  4  5  9 11  9  8  6  8 11 14 13 12
CLOUDS           SC FW CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 FW FW FW FW B2 SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        31 17  4  3  1  6 11 26 42 49 36 51 15 17 20 25 84 50 15 18 21
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS            PF                   PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           1400  3400   900   700  3600  4300  2900   500  4900  4600
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD              6     4     6     5     6    11    17    10    19    25
DENSE FOG         Y


DATE               MON 02/15/16  TUE 02/16/16  WED 02/17/16  THU 02/18/16
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            54    82      50    78      51    79      57    79
TEMP          59   54 76 73 56   50 73 71 56   51 74 73 61   57 75 74
DEWPT         57   54 54 43 44   45 42 41 49   51 54 52 58   57 57 58
MAX/MIN RH        100    31      84    26      97    40     100    47
RH            93  100 47 34 66   84 33 34 75   97 51 48 91  100 55 56
PWIND DIR           S    NW      NE    SE      SE    SE      SE    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW SC FW FW   FW CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5     5       5     0       5     5       5    10

$$

TXZ247-122215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
406 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

DATE             FRI 02/12/16            SAT 02/13/16            SUN 02/14/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      75          59          66          58          71
TEMP             56 61 71 75 71 64 62 60 59 61 65 66 65 61 60 59 58 62 68 71 67
DEWPT            56 58 59 59 59 59 59 58 57 57 58 58 58 58 58 57 57 58 59 60 60
MIN/MAX RH                   58          93          74          98          69
RH              100 90 65 58 67 85 91 93 93 88 79 74 78 90 94 97 98 89 73 69 78
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  E NE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          9  9  9  8  5  4  4  3  4  6  9 10 10 10 10 10 10 11 13 13 13
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B2 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        23 19 16 13 10 16 23 31 39 44 48 45 40 35 31 33 78 62 45 40 34
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
RAIN SHWRS                                                             IS IS IS
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     3     3
MIXING HGT            600   600   500   400  1400  1300   900   500   700   600
T WIND DIR             SW     S     S    NE     E     E    SE    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD             11    10     8     4     6    12    17    13    16    18
DENSE FOG         Y


DATE               MON 02/15/16  TUE 02/16/16  WED 02/17/16  THU 02/18/16
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            59    72      56    67      58    69      60    69
TEMP          61   59 70 68 59   56 65 65 59   58 66 66 62   60 67 67
DEWPT         61   59 60 55 51   50 52 54 55   56 57 58 60   59 60 61
MAX/MIN RH        100    60      82    61      93    69      95    75
RH            99  100 73 63 75   82 64 68 86   93 73 75 92   95 78 80
PWIND DIR           S     W      NE    SE      SE    SE      SE    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW CL FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20     5       5     5       5     5       5    10
RAIN SHWRS    IS   IS

$$

TXZ234-122215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
406 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

DATE             FRI 02/12/16            SAT 02/13/16            SUN 02/14/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      79          51          70          54          75
TEMP             54 60 73 79 71 60 56 53 51 56 66 70 68 60 57 55 54 59 70 75 70
DEWPT            53 57 59 59 58 57 56 53 51 54 55 55 54 56 56 55 54 55 56 57 58
MIN/MAX RH                   51         100          59         100          53
RH               95 91 60 51 64 90 99100100 93 68 59 61 84 96100100 87 60 53 65
WIND DIR          S SW SW  S  S SE SE  E NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          4  5  6  5  5  3  2  2  3  4  8  9 10  9  8  6  6 11 14 14 13
CLOUDS           FW FW FW CL CL FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B2 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)        24 16  9  5  2  8 14 32 50 53 52 57 28 36 49 47 86 69 53 51 49
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   IS
OBVIS            F+                   PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     3     3
MIXING HGT           1600  2100  1000   800  3900  4300  1500  1000  4900  4500
T WIND DIR             SW     S     S     S     S    SE     E    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD              9     4     5     3     3    11    17    11    19    25
DENSE FOG         Y


DATE               MON 02/15/16  TUE 02/16/16  WED 02/17/16  THU 02/18/16
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            57    76      48    73      51    74      56    74
TEMP          61   57 72 69 54   48 68 67 56   51 70 69 60   56 70 70
DEWPT         60   57 59 50 46   44 45 47 49   50 54 54 57   56 59 59
MAX/MIN RH        100    47      86    38      95    49     100    60
RH            99  100 62 51 74   86 44 48 79   95 57 59 92  100 68 68
PWIND DIR           S     W      NE     S       S    SE      SE     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW CL CL   CL FW FW FW   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20    10       5     5       5     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS    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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