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FOUS54 KCRP 010839
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
339 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

TXZ245-012215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
339 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

DATE             WED 10/01/14            THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14
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                      86          79          89          75          83
TEMP          78 78 82 85 85 81 80 80 80 80 83 87 87 84 80 78 76 75 79 83 83 77
DEWPT         75 73 76 75 76 77 79 79 79 77 78 79 76 77 78 77 76 74 72 69 67 66
MIN/MAX RH                   73          96          70         100          59
RH            92 86 83 73 75 89 96 96 96 91 85 76 70 80 94100100 97 79 63 59 68
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  N  N  N
WIND SPD       4  3  5  8 10  9  8  9  8  8 10 12 12 10  9  8  5  5  9 12 12 11
HEAT INDEX          88 94 95 89 89 84 84    93101 96 95                86 86
CLOUDS        SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     37 54 43 38 42 47 45 56 60 63 60 58 54 50 72 94 90 87 71 54 47 40
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          50          30
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0        0.64        0.09
RAIN SHWRS    IS                   IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                    IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     3     3     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     3     4     4     4     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           1800  1900   500   600  1600  2100  1400  1700  1700  3200
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S     S     S    SW     N     N
T WIND SPD             11    17    16    14    18    20    16    10    16    21


DATE          SAT 10/04/14 SUN 10/05/14 MON 10/06/14 TUE 10/07/14
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            65      80      70      81      74      84      75      85
TEMP          69 65 79 77 72 70 80 79 75 74 84 81 77 75 84 81
DEWPT         60 57 56 58 58 63 65 68 68 69 69 70 70 71 70 72
MAX/MIN RH         75      44      78      60      86      62      88      64
RH            73 75 44 52 63 78 60 69 78 86 62 70 80 88 64 73
PWIND DIR          NE      NE       E      SE      SE       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5      10      10      10      10      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS
TSTMS                                                   IS IS

$$

TXZ231-012215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
339 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

DATE             WED 10/01/14            THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14
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                      92          74          95          73          85
TEMP          73 74 80 89 91 86 79 77 76 75 82 91 93 88 80 77 75 73 79 84 85 77
DEWPT         73 72 75 72 71 73 75 76 76 75 77 72 73 74 76 76 74 72 70 64 61 59
MIN/MAX RH                   51         100          51         100          45
RH           100 96 85 57 51 65 87 95 99100 85 55 52 65 85 95100 99 75 51 45 54
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  E  N  N NE NE NE
WIND SPD       3  3  5  8  8 10  9  8  8  6 10 11 11  8  5  4  5  8 10 11 10  8
HEAT INDEX          86 96 97 92             90 98102 97 86             86
CLOUDS        SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     43 64 43 34 33 38 43 49 53 60 53 44 47 49 74 98 89 81 60 40 35 29
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          50          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.73        0.05
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                                    IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
OBVIS         F+ F+
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3     2     1
HAINES                  4     5     4     3     4     4     4     3     4     5
MIXING HGT           3200  3900  1900   200  3400  3900  2400  1500  1700  3300
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S     E     N    NE
T WIND SPD             10    16    16    12    18    18    10    11    17    17
DENSE FOG      Y  Y


DATE          SAT 10/04/14 SUN 10/05/14 MON 10/06/14 TUE 10/07/14
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      82      63      85      68      88      70      88
TEMP          65 60 80 76 67 63 83 79 71 68 87 82 73 70 87 82
DEWPT         54 50 51 54 56 59 63 65 66 66 67 66 68 68 67 68
MAX/MIN RH         69      36      86      50      95      49      95      50
RH            66 69 36 47 69 86 50 63 82 95 53 59 83 95 52 62
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5      10      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ247-012215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
339 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

DATE             WED 10/01/14            THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14
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          80          88          77          83
TEMP          79 79 82 84 84 81 81 81 81 81 83 86 86 84 81 79 78 77 80 82 83 78
DEWPT         76 74 76 76 77 78 79 79 79 77 78 79 76 78 78 78 77 75 73 70 69 68
MIN/MAX RH                   79          95          73          96          63
RH            91 85 83 79 81 91 94 94 94 88 85 79 73 81 92 96 96 93 79 67 63 71
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  N  N  N
WIND SPD       5  4  5  8 10 10  9 11 10 10 11 12 11 11 11 10  6  4  9 13 13 13
HEAT INDEX          88 93 93 89 90 90 90 87 93101 96 96 89             87 86
CLOUDS        SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     37 54 44 40 44 47 45 56 59 61 59 57 53 48 66 84 86 89 74 58 50 41
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          50          40
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0        0.51        0.18
RAIN SHWRS    IS                   IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                                    IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     3     3     2
HAINES                  3     4     4     3     5     5     4     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           1400  1400   400   700  1300  1800  1400  1700  1900  3200
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S     S     S    SW    NW     N
T WIND SPD             11    17    17    18    19    20    19    11    17    24


DATE          SAT 10/04/14 SUN 10/05/14 MON 10/06/14 TUE 10/07/14
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            68      80      73      81      76      84      77      84
TEMP          71 68 80 78 74 73 80 79 77 76 83 81 78 77 83 81
DEWPT         62 60 58 60 60 65 66 68 69 70 70 71 71 72 71 72
MAX/MIN RH         77      47      75      61      82      65      85      66
RH            74 74 47 53 62 75 61 70 76 82 65 72 78 85 66 74
PWIND DIR          NE      NE       E      SE       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5      10      10      10      10      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS
TSTMS                                                   IS IS

$$

TXZ234-012215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
339 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

DATE             WED 10/01/14            THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14
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                      90          76          94          72          84
TEMP          74 75 81 89 90 84 78 78 77 77 84 91 92 87 80 77 74 72 78 83 84 76
DEWPT         74 74 75 72 71 74 77 77 76 75 77 75 75 76 76 76 74 72 69 64 61 59
MIN/MAX RH                   55          99          57         100          46
RH            98 97 80 59 55 72 96 99 98 94 80 60 58 70 90 98100 99 74 54 46 57
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       2  2  4  8 10  9  6  6  5  5 10 13 13 10  6  4  5  6  9 10  9  8
HEAT INDEX          87 96 96 91             94102103 97                85
CLOUDS        SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     42 64 47 35 42 50 46 57 58 59 57 55 55 56 76 95 88 82 59 37 32 28
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          60          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.77        0.05
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS SC SC NM NM IS IS
TSTMS                                    IS IS IS IS SC SC NM NM IS IS
OBVIS         F+ F+
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     4     2     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           3100  3500  1300   300  2900  3200  2100  2000  2400  3100
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S     S     S     S     W     N     N
T WIND SPD             10    17    12    10    18    23    11    10    16    16
DENSE FOG      Y  Y


DATE          SAT 10/04/14 SUN 10/05/14 MON 10/06/14 TUE 10/07/14
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      80      62      82      68      86      70      87
TEMP          64 60 79 74 66 62 81 78 71 68 85 81 73 70 86 81
DEWPT         53 51 49 53 52 57 63 66 65 65 67 68 67 68 69 70
MAX/MIN RH         72      35      82      54      90      53      93      56
RH            67 72 35 47 62 82 54 67 80 90 54 65 83 93 58 68
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      SE      SE       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5      10      10      10      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS
TSTMS                                                   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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