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FOUS54 KCRP 260313 AAB
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1013 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

TXZ245-261015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
1013 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

DATE           09/25/16      MON 09/26/16            TUE 09/27/16            WED
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          86          72          84          71
TEMP                   79 77 76 81 86 84 81 77 75 74 72 78 83 84 80 76 74 72 71
DEWPT                  75 73 73 73 72 72 72 72 72 71 70 70 70 69 68 68 68 67 66
MAX/MIN RH                   93          64          93          62          85
RH                     86 89 93 76 64 68 77 86 90 92 93 76 66 62 67 78 83 85 85
WIND DIR                E SE  E NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD                6  5  4  8  6  9  9 11 11 11 11 10  9  8  9  6  6  6  6
HEAT INDEX                      86 93 91 85                88 88 83
CLOUDS                 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)              83 89 92 91 91 92 96 95 96 95 92 90 89 88 92 81 79 80 70
POP 12HR                     70          60          50          40          20
QPF 12HR                   0.62        0.56        0.13        0.08        0.02
RAIN SHWRS             NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
LAL                           3     4     4     3     3     3     3     2     1
HAINES                        4     3     3     3     4     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT                 3100  5600  5500  3500  1300  3900  4400  2900   600
T WIND DIR                    E    NE    NE     N     N    NE    NE    NE     N
T WIND SPD                   10    16    19    21    19    16    14    12    13


DATE           09/28 THU 09/29/16 FRI 09/30/16 SAT 10/01/16 SUN 10/02/16
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      73      87      72      86      71      85      72      86
TEMP          86 83 76 73 86 83 75 72 85 81 74 71 84 81 75 72 85 83
DEWPT         66 68 69 67 63 64 63 63 63 61 61 61 60 62 64 66 66 66
MIN/MAX RH         53      81      46      74      46      72      44      80      53
RH            53 61 79 81 47 53 69 74 49 52 64 72 45 52 71 80 54 58
PWIND DIR          NE       E      NE      NE      NE       E      NE       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20       5      10       5       0       5       5      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS

$$

TXZ231-261015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
1013 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

DATE           09/25/16      MON 09/26/16            TUE 09/27/16            WED
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                      73          85          68          83          67
TEMP                   75 74 74 81 85 81 78 75 72 70 68 76 82 83 78 72 70 68 67
DEWPT                  73 72 71 73 72 71 70 68 66 64 63 64 66 65 64 64 63 61 61
MAX/MIN RH                   96          66          83          56          82
RH                     92 96 91 78 66 72 78 81 83 82 82 67 58 56 63 74 77 79 82
WIND DIR                E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD                2  3  3  8  8 10  9 10 10  9  9  9  8  6  8  5  4  4  4
HEAT INDEX                      85 91 86                   84 85
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)              93 93 91 90 93 94 96 94 91 95 95 94 90 92 88 84 80 84 73
POP 12HR                     90          60          40          20          10
QPF 12HR                   2.22        0.22        0.03        0.03           0
RAIN SHWRS              O  O NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                   O  O NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
LAL                           4     4     4     3     3     2     2     1     1
HAINES                        4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT                 1100  6600  6700  3800  1200  4200  5100  2700   400
T WIND DIR                    E    NE    NE     N     N    NE    NE     N     N
T WIND SPD                   10    16    21    20    16    14    12     9     8
FLASH FLOOD             A  A


DATE           09/28 THU 09/29/16 FRI 09/30/16 SAT 10/01/16 SUN 10/02/16
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            89      69      90      66      89      65      89      66      89
TEMP          88 83 73 69 89 83 71 66 87 81 70 65 87 81 70 66 87 82
DEWPT         63 64 66 65 61 59 60 58 56 55 60 60 57 57 61 62 61 61
MIN/MAX RH         43      89      36      75      32      83      34      87      39
RH            44 52 80 89 39 44 69 75 35 41 70 83 36 45 73 87 41 50
PWIND DIR          NE       E      NE      NE      NE      NE       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5       5       0       0       5       5       5      10

$$

TXZ247-261015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
1013 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

DATE           09/25/16      MON 09/26/16            TUE 09/27/16            WED
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          87          75          83          74
TEMP                   82 80 79 83 87 86 82 79 77 76 75 79 82 83 81 78 76 75 74
DEWPT                  75 73 74 73 74 73 73 74 74 73 72 72 72 71 70 70 70 70 69
MAX/MIN RH                   85          65          91          67          84
RH                     80 81 85 73 65 67 74 84 89 91 91 79 70 67 70 77 81 83 84
WIND DIR                E SE  E NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N
WIND SPD                9  8  6  9  8 10 10 13 13 12 12 12 10  9 10  9  8  9  9
HEAT INDEX             88       89 95 93 88                87 87 84
CLOUDS                 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)              82 89 92 91 89 91 95 95 96 96 92 91 89 88 92 83 83 82 73
POP 12HR                     70          70          50          40          20
QPF 12HR                   0.63        0.57        0.22        0.09        0.02
RAIN SHWRS             NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
LAL                           3     4     4     3     3     3     3     2     1
HAINES                        4     3     3     3     4     3     3     3     4
MIXING HGT                 4200  4700  4600  3500  2600  3500  3800  3300  1600
T WIND DIR                    E    NE    NE    NE     N    NE    NE    NE     N
T WIND SPD                   12    16    19    23    20    19    17    16    18


DATE           09/28 THU 09/29/16 FRI 09/30/16 SAT 10/01/16 SUN 10/02/16
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            86      77      86      75      85      75      84      76      84
TEMP          85 83 78 77 86 83 78 75 84 81 77 75 84 81 77 76 84 83
DEWPT         68 69 70 69 65 66 65 65 66 63 62 63 62 63 66 67 68 67
MIN/MAX RH         57      78      50      70      51      66      49      75      57
RH            58 63 76 77 51 56 67 70 54 54 60 66 49 55 68 75 59 61
PWIND DIR          NE       E      NE      NE      NE       E      NE       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      10      10       5       0       5       5      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS

$$

TXZ234-261015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
1013 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

DATE           09/25/16      MON 09/26/16            TUE 09/27/16            WED
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                      73          85          68          84          67
TEMP                   76 74 73 79 85 82 78 75 72 70 68 77 83 84 79 73 70 68 67
DEWPT                  73 72 71 73 72 72 72 70 68 66 66 66 68 67 66 65 63 61 60
MAX/MIN RH                   95          65          90          58          80
RH                     89 94 94 81 65 72 81 85 87 88 90 71 60 58 65 76 78 79 80
WIND DIR               NE NE NE NE NE  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD                3  4  4  8  6  9  8  9  9  9  9  8  8  6  6  5  4  4  5
HEAT INDEX                         90 87                   86 86
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)              88 91 93 93 94 95 96 95 93 93 93 92 91 90 87 81 75 79 66
POP 12HR                     70          60          40          30          10
QPF 12HR                   1.04        0.33        0.04        0.03           0
RAIN SHWRS             NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                  NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC
LAL                           4     4     4     3     3     2     3     1     1
HAINES                        4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT                  200  5200  6500  2800   500  4200  5100  2500   300
T WIND DIR                   NE    NE     N     N     N     N    NE     N     N
T WIND SPD                    6    14    19    19    16    13    12    10     9


DATE           09/28 THU 09/29/16 FRI 09/30/16 SAT 10/01/16 SUN 10/02/16
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      68      89      65      87      64      87      66      88
TEMP          87 82 72 68 87 82 70 65 85 79 68 64 85 79 70 66 86 82
DEWPT         63 65 64 61 60 60 58 56 57 58 58 58 55 58 61 61 62 64
MIN/MAX RH         44      80      38      75      37      81      35      84      43
RH            45 56 77 80 39 48 66 75 38 48 70 81 36 48 74 84 44 54
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE       E      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5       0       0       0       0       5       5      10

$$

TXZ241-261015-
ALICE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-JIM WELLS COUNTY TX
27.74N  98.03W ELEV. 177 FT
1013 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

DATE           09/25/16      MON 09/26/16            TUE 09/27/16            WED
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                      74          88          71          85          69
TEMP                   77 75 75 82 88 85 81 77 75 73 71 79 84 85 80 75 72 70 69
DEWPT                  73 73 73 73 72 72 72 70 69 68 67 67 68 67 66 66 66 65 64
MAX/MIN RH                   95          60          86          55          85
RH                     87 94 92 75 60 64 73 80 83 84 86 68 58 55 62 75 81 83 85
WIND DIR                E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD                2  4  4  8  8 10  9  9  9  9  9  9  8  8  8  5  4  4  5
HEAT INDEX                      88 94 91 85                87 88 82
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)              93 92 91 90 91 92 95 93 95 95 96 94 92 90 93 88 84 83 73
POP 12HR                     80          60          50          30          10
QPF 12HR                   1.87        0.35        0.05        0.05           0
RAIN SHWRS              O  O NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS
TSTMS                   O  O NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                           3     4     4     3     3     3     3     1     1
HAINES                        4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT                 1300  6300  6200  3300  1000  4600  5300  2900   500
T WIND DIR                    E    NE    NE     N     N    NE    NE     N     N
T WIND SPD                    9    13    20    20    18    14    12     9     9
FLASH FLOOD             A  A


DATE           09/28 THU 09/29/16 FRI 09/30/16 SAT 10/01/16 SUN 10/02/16
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      70      91      68      90      67      89      68      89
TEMP          88 84 74 70 89 84 73 68 89 82 71 67 88 82 72 68 88 83
DEWPT         65 66 69 67 61 60 63 60 58 58 62 62 58 59 62 63 62 64
MIN/MAX RH         44      91      36      76      34      83      35      84      41
RH            46 53 84 91 39 45 73 75 36 44 74 83 37 47 72 84 42 53
PWIND DIR          NE       E      NE      NE      NE      NE       E       E      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      10      10       5       5       5       5       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS

$$

TXZ229-261015-
LA SALLE COUNTY AIRPORT-LA SALLE COUNTY TX
28.46N  99.22W ELEV. 476 FT
1013 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

DATE           09/25/16      MON 09/26/16            TUE 09/27/16            WED
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                      73          81          67          81          67
TEMP                   76 74 74 79 81 77 75 73 71 68 67 75 81 81 77 72 70 68 67
DEWPT                  71 71 71 71 68 69 68 65 63 61 61 60 61 62 62 62 61 61 61
MAX/MIN RH                   92          65          80          51          80
RH                     86 91 91 78 65 74 80 76 76 78 80 62 51 51 60 71 74 77 80
WIND DIR                E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD                5  5  5  9 10 13 10  9  9  9  8  8  6  6  6  3  3  3  4
HEAT INDEX                         84
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)              93 93 93 93 93 94 96 95 95 97 97 97 91 93 91 87 82 85 79
POP 12HR                     90          60          50          30          10
QPF 12HR                   2.33        0.24        0.04        0.03           0
RAIN SHWRS              O  O NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                   O  O NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                           4     4     4     3     3     3     3     1     1
HAINES                        4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT                 1100  6300  6000  3400  1000  3000  4600  2800   400
T WIND DIR                    E     E    NE     N     N     N     N     N    NE
T WIND SPD                   13    18    23    18    16    13    12     8     6
FLASH FLOOD             A  A


DATE           09/28 THU 09/29/16 FRI 09/30/16 SAT 10/01/16 SUN 10/02/16
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      69      90      66      89      66      89      67      89
TEMP          87 83 73 69 88 83 71 66 87 81 70 66 87 81 71 67 88 82
DEWPT         62 63 64 64 61 58 59 58 55 55 56 57 58 56 59 61 58 58
MIN/MAX RH         42      84      36      74      32      73      34      80      34
RH            43 50 73 84 40 43 66 74 33 41 61 73 37 42 66 80 36 44
PWIND DIR          NE       E      NE      NE      NE       E       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW SC FW FW
POP 12HR           10       5       5       0       0       0       5       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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