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FOUS54 KCRP 172056
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
256 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

TXZ245-181015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
256 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE           12/17/14      THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14            SAT
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      62          73          64          71          49
TEMP          67 65 64 63 62 62 65 71 73 70 67 66 64 64 65 69 71 62 56 53 50 49
DEWPT         64 64 64 63 62 62 63 64 65 65 65 64 64 63 64 64 60 56 52 49 48 47
MAX/MIN RH                  100          75         100          70          95
RH            89 95100100100100 97 79 75 84 93 96100 97 96 83 70 79 88 88 92 95
WIND DIR       E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW NW  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD      10  9  5  6  4  2  4  6  8  9 10 11 10  8  8  8 13 12 13 12 11 10
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     92 93 96 94 89 79 85 82 84 93 93 93 96 91 83 74 65 55 48 41 42 42
POP 12HR                     30          50          50          60           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.12        0.16        0.25           0
RAIN           C  C  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                   SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC
TSTMS                              SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC
OBVIS                         F
LAL                     1     1     1     3     3     3     4     3     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT            900   800  2400  3300  3100  1600  2900  2700  1600   600
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S    SW    NW     N     N
T WIND SPD             24    18    12    14    20    24    24    24    23    18


DATE           12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          61      51    62      54    67      57    68      49    65
TEMP          58 57 53   51 60 59 55   54 64 63 59   57 66 61 52   49 62 62
DEWPT         48 49 48   48 52 53 51   52 57 57 58   57 51 46 40   37 41 44
MIN/MAX RH       61      93    71      95    71     100    49      66    43
RH            70 76 85   92 76 79 86   94 77 80 97  100 58 58 64   66 46 52
PWIND DIR         N      NE    NE       E     S       S    NW       N     W
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          5      10    20      20    10      10    10       5     5
RAIN SHWRS                  IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ231-181015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
256 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE           12/17/14      THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14            SAT
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      60          74          61          70          47
TEMP          69 66 63 62 61 60 63 72 74 69 65 64 62 61 63 68 70 61 54 51 49 47
DEWPT         62 62 63 62 61 60 62 64 64 63 64 63 62 61 62 61 56 52 49 47 46 45
MAX/MIN RH                  100          72         100          63          95
RH            77 87 99100100100 98 78 72 81 94 99100100 97 77 63 72 82 85 90 95
WIND DIR       E SE SE SE  W NW NW NW NE  E SE  S  S  S SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       6 10  6  4  1  4  3  1  3  5  6  6  5  4  5  8 17  9 10  6  5  5
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     92 91 94 92 92 87 90 89 90 94 96 95100 90 75 60 52 44 38 33 35 38
POP 12HR                     20          40          70          50           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.13        0.52        0.21           0
RAIN           S  S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                   SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                              SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS
OBVIS                   F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     3     4     4     3     2     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           2200  1200  2500  3300  3000  1300  2600  2400  1300   400
T WIND DIR              S     S     S    SE    SE     S     W     N     N     N
T WIND SPD             17    11     5     5    16    21    19    19    18    14


DATE           12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          63      46    64      50    71      53    68      44    68
TEMP          60 57 49   46 60 58 52   50 67 64 56   53 65 59 49   44 63 61
DEWPT         47 46 45   45 50 50 49   49 53 53 53   52 45 39 36   35 38 39
MIN/MAX RH       52      97    63      96    55      97    38      71    34
RH            63 68 84   97 70 74 89   96 63 68 89   97 48 46 61   71 39 44
PWIND DIR        NE      NE     E      SE     S       S    NW      NW    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          5      10    10      10    10       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ247-181015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
256 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE           12/17/14      THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14            SAT
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      63          72          65          71          51
TEMP          69 67 65 64 64 63 65 70 72 69 67 66 65 65 66 70 71 63 57 55 52 51
DEWPT         64 64 65 64 64 63 64 65 65 65 65 64 64 64 64 64 61 56 53 50 49 49
MAX/MIN RH                  100          80          96          70          92
RH            86 92100100100100 96 83 80 86 92 93 96 95 94 81 70 78 85 84 87 92
WIND DIR       E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW NW  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD      10 11  6  6  5  5  6  8  9 10 11 11 10  9  8  9 12 13 14 13 13 12
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     91 92 95 94 89 79 84 82 84 92 93 90 95 90 82 74 65 56 48 40 41 42
POP 12HR                     20          40          40          60           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.11        0.10        0.20           0
RAIN           S  S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                   SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC
TSTMS                              SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC
OBVIS                         F
LAL                     1     1     1     3     3     3     4     3     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           1100   900  2200  3200  3000  1800  3000  2800  1800  1100
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S    SW    NW     N     N
T WIND SPD             24    18    14    16    21    24    25    25    23    18


DATE           12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          61      54    63      57    66      59    68      52    65
TEMP          59 58 55   54 61 61 58   57 65 64 60   59 66 62 55   52 63 63
DEWPT         49 50 50   50 53 53 53   54 57 57 59   58 51 47 42   39 42 45
MIN/MAX RH       60      89    70      91    72     100    50      63    45
RH            68 73 82   89 74 76 84   91 77 79 96   98 58 57 61   63 47 52
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE       E    SE       S    NW       N    NW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          5      10    20      20    10      10    10       5     5
RAIN SHWRS                  IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ234-181015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
256 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE           12/17/14      THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14            SAT
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      60          75          62          68          47
TEMP          66 63 62 61 60 60 63 72 75 70 66 64 63 62 63 67 68 60 54 51 49 47
DEWPT         61 61 62 61 60 60 62 63 64 64 63 64 63 61 63 62 58 53 50 48 46 45
MAX/MIN RH                  100          69         100          70          93
RH            85 92100100100100 96 75 69 81 91 99100 98 98 85 71 77 87 89 91 93
WIND DIR       E SE  E  E  S SW SW  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  W NW  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       5 10  5  4  5  4  2  1  2  4  6  8  6  5  5  2 14 11 12  9  8  8
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     94 94 98 96 95 90 89 89 88 94 94100100 95 85 75 64 52 49 45 44 43
POP 12HR                     30          50          70          80           5
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.17        0.45        0.43           0
RAIN           C  C  S  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                   SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM  O  O SC SC
TSTMS                              SC SC NM NM NM NM  O  O SC SC
OBVIS                   F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     3     4     4     5     3     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           1500   800  2800  3400  3100  1400  2400  2200  1200   400
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S    SW    NW     N     N
T WIND SPD             23    16     8     8    18    24    19    21    23    18


DATE           12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          62      45    61      49    68      53    68      44    65
TEMP          59 55 48   45 58 57 51   49 65 63 56   53 65 59 49   44 60 59
DEWPT         48 47 44   44 50 49 48   48 55 55 55   53 50 42 37   35 38 38
MIN/MAX RH       57      97    67      99    63     100    45      69    38
RH            67 73 84   95 74 76 88   97 71 75 95  100 58 54 64   69 44 46
PWIND DIR         N      NE    NE       E     S       S    NW      NW    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          5      10    10      10    10      10    10       5     5

$$

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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