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FOUS54 KCRP 230844
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
344 AM CDT THU OCT 23 2014

TXZ245-232215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
344 AM CDT THU OCT 23 2014

DATE             THU 10/23/14            FRI 10/24/14            SAT 10/25/14
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                      81          64          82          63          83
TEMP          68 67 74 80 81 77 69 67 65 64 72 81 82 75 70 67 66 65 73 81 82 76
DEWPT         62 63 64 63 61 62 62 62 61 59 61 56 55 54 54 58 58 57 57 58 59 60
MIN/MAX RH                   50          88          40          78          45
RH            81 87 72 56 50 61 78 84 88 86 68 43 40 47 58 74 76 78 59 46 46 58
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E NE  N NE NE NE SE  E  E  E NE  N  E  E SE
WIND SPD       4  4  4  6  6  4  4  3  4  4  6  5  5  5  4  2  1  0  3  4  5  5
HEAT INDEX             82
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)     60 70 76 83 61 40 35 30 30 30 25 20 13  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5
POP 12HR                     10           5           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           3800  4100  3600   900  2800  3300  1600   300  3600  4100
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     E    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     N    NE
T WIND SPD              9    11     8     8    10     9    10     6     9     8


DATE          SUN 10/26/14 MON 10/27/14 TUE 10/28/14 WED 10/29/14
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            66      84      70      84      72      84      70      82
TEMP          69 67 82 78 72 71 83 79 74 73 83 79 73 71 81 77
DEWPT         63 63 65 65 66 65 66 66 68 67 68 68 67 65 65 71
MAX/MIN RH         89      54      84      56      82      62      84      60
RH            80 89 56 65 80 84 57 65 80 82 62 71 83 84 60 81
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S       S       S      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       5       5      10      10      10

$$

TXZ231-232215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
344 AM CDT THU OCT 23 2014

DATE             THU 10/23/14            FRI 10/24/14            SAT 10/25/14
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                      85          62          87          62          88
TEMP          65 64 74 83 85 78 70 66 64 62 73 85 87 79 70 66 64 63 72 83 87 80
DEWPT         63 62 63 60 57 58 60 61 60 59 60 57 55 54 54 56 56 55 55 55 54 55
MIN/MAX RH                   39          89          33          74          33
RH            93 95 70 45 39 50 71 83 89 88 64 38 33 41 57 69 73 74 54 37 33 42
WIND DIR       E NE NE NE NE  E SE SE  N  N  N NE NE  E  S SW  S  S NW  E  E  E
WIND SPD       3  3  4  5  6  4  3  2  2  3  2  3  4  5  3  1  1  0  1  2  4  4
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)     84 86 87 87 65 43 36 30 30 30 25 20 13  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5
POP 12HR                     10           5           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     6     4     4     5     5     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           3500  4600  3900   300  3400  4500   400   100  5000  5500
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    SE    NE     N    NE     E    NE     N    NE
T WIND SPD              8    11     5     4     5     8     8     4     5     6


DATE          SUN 10/26/14 MON 10/27/14 TUE 10/28/14 WED 10/29/14
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            61      88      65      88      67      88      66      87
TEMP          66 62 84 80 69 66 85 82 71 68 85 82 70 67 83 80
DEWPT         59 58 59 59 65 64 61 62 67 65 64 63 65 62 62 64
MAX/MIN RH         87      39      95      41      91      45      87      46
RH            77 87 43 49 88 94 45 51 87 90 50 53 83 85 48 59
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S      SE      SE       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       5       5       5      10      10

$$

TXZ247-232215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
344 AM CDT THU OCT 23 2014

DATE             THU 10/23/14            FRI 10/24/14            SAT 10/25/14
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                      80          68          81          66          83
TEMP          71 71 75 80 80 78 72 70 69 68 74 80 81 76 72 70 69 68 75 81 82 77
DEWPT         62 64 65 65 63 63 63 63 62 61 62 59 59 59 59 60 60 60 60 60 60 61
MIN/MAX RH                   55          80          47          77          48
RH            74 79 70 60 55 62 73 77 79 78 68 49 47 55 65 71 74 77 60 49 48 59
WIND DIR       E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E NE  N NE NE NE  E  E SE  E  E  N NE  E SE
WIND SPD       6  6  6  8  8  6  8  6  5  6  8  5  5  5  5  4  2  0  4  4  5  5
HEAT INDEX                82
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)     53 71 78 84 63 41 36 30 30 30 25 20 13  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5
POP 12HR                     10           5           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     4     5
MIXING HGT           3700  3900  3800  2600  2700  3100  2800  1700  2900  3300
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     E    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     N    NE
T WIND SPD             12    13    13    10    13    10    10     5     9     9


DATE          SUN 10/26/14 MON 10/27/14 TUE 10/28/14 WED 10/29/14
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            70      83      72      84      74      84      71      81
TEMP          73 71 82 79 75 73 83 80 76 75 83 80 75 72 81 77
DEWPT         64 64 65 65 66 65 66 67 68 67 69 69 68 67 66 71
MAX/MIN RH         78      55      76      56      78      61      82      62
RH            73 78 57 63 73 76 57 64 75 78 62 69 79 82 62 81
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S       S       S      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       5       5      10      10      10

$$

TXZ234-232215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
344 AM CDT THU OCT 23 2014

DATE             THU 10/23/14            FRI 10/24/14            SAT 10/25/14
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                      84          59          86          57          90
TEMP          63 61 72 83 84 76 67 64 61 59 71 84 86 78 67 61 59 58 72 85 88 80
DEWPT         60 60 62 58 56 59 59 58 57 54 58 53 51 49 47 52 52 52 53 54 55 56
MIN/MAX RH                   37          88          30          79          32
RH            92 97 71 43 37 55 75 82 88 85 63 34 30 36 49 73 77 79 52 35 32 44
WIND DIR      NE  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  N  N NE  N NE  E NE  N  N  N  N NE  E SE
WIND SPD       2  3  4  6  6  4  3  2  3  3  4  5  5  4  3  2  1  0  1  2  4  4
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)     68 72 79 86 67 48 39 30 30 30 25 20 13  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5
POP 12HR                     10           5           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     5     5     5     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           3700  4300  3700   200  3000  3700   200   100  4300  4900
T WIND DIR              N    NE     E    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     N    NE
T WIND SPD              9    11     5     6     8     9     9     4     6     8


DATE          SUN 10/26/14 MON 10/27/14 TUE 10/28/14 WED 10/29/14
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            60      89      64      90      68      89      64      85
TEMP          64 61 85 80 67 65 87 83 71 69 86 82 68 65 83 79
DEWPT         60 60 63 63 65 64 64 64 66 66 66 66 65 62 62 69
MAX/MIN RH         96      44      97      43      89      48      90      49
RH            88 96 47 56 92 96 47 53 85 89 51 59 89 89 49 71
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       5       5      10      10      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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