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FOUS54 KCRP 240842
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
342 AM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

TXZ245-242215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
342 AM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

DATE             TUE 05/24/16            WED 05/25/16            THU 05/26/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          78          87          77          85
TEMP          78 78 82 86 84 82 80 80 79 78 83 87 85 82 80 79 78 77 82 85 83 82
DEWPT         74 75 76 76 77 76 77 77 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 77 76 76 76 76 76 75
MIN/MAX RH                   75          95          72          95          75
RH            88 91 83 75 79 84 90 90 93 95 82 72 77 83 90 91 95 94 83 76 78 82
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD       9  8 11 13 13 13 11 11 10 10 11 13 12 12 12 11 10  9 11 13 14 16
HEAT INDEX          90 96 93 89             91 97 93 89             88 94 91 88
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     79 77 70 68 57 54 56 62 69 66 70 58 59 68 77 85 87 90 83 76 75 74
POP 12HR                     10           5          10          20          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.03        0.05
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     4     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           2400  2200  1400  1300  2100  2000  1000   500  1700  1600
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             24    27    28    26    27    25    20    18    20    26


DATE          FRI 05/27/16 SAT 05/28/16 SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16
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            79      85      77      85      77      85      76      85
TEMP          80 79 85 81 79 77 85 81 79 77 85 80 78 76 85 80
DEWPT         75 75 75 75 76 75 76 75 76 75 75 75 75 74 74 74
MAX/MIN RH         88      74      96      73      93      72      93      71
RH            85 88 74 84 91 95 73 84 90 93 72 84 90 92 71 81
PWIND DIR          SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           30      50      30      20      10      20       5      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-242215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
342 AM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

DATE             TUE 05/24/16            WED 05/25/16            THU 05/26/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      91          77          93          76          89
TEMP          76 75 84 89 90 88 82 79 77 77 85 91 91 89 82 79 77 76 83 88 88 86
DEWPT         76 75 76 75 75 75 76 76 76 76 75 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 74
MIN/MAX RH                   59          97          54          95          61
RH           100 99 78 64 63 66 83 90 95 97 73 58 58 62 79 88 94 95 77 67 65 67
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD       6  6 10 12 12 13 12 10  9  8 10 11 11 11 10  8  5  5  9 12 11 10
HEAT INDEX          92100101 98 89          94100101 99 89          90 98 97 95
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     82 83 71 79 69 76 66 76 73 75 79 76 68 78 84 91 92 93 91 88 86 85
POP 12HR                     10           5          10          30          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.13        0.20
RAIN SHWRS                                           SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC
TSTMS                                                SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     3     3     4     4
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     3     4     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           5100  5300  1900  1400  4900  5000  2400   700  2400  2400
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             20    23    27    20    24    19    17    10    17    20


DATE          FRI 05/27/16 SAT 05/28/16 SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16
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            77      91      75      91      74      91      73      90
TEMP          79 77 89 87 77 75 89 87 77 74 89 87 76 73 88 86
DEWPT         74 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 74 73 72 72 73 73 71 71
MAX/MIN RH         91      58      98      56      98      53      99      53
RH            85 91 62 65 88 98 62 63 91 97 58 61 91 98 58 61
PWIND DIR          SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           40      60      30      20      10      20       5      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM SC SC IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM SC SC IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-242215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
342 AM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

DATE             TUE 05/24/16            WED 05/25/16            THU 05/26/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          79          85          78          84
TEMP          79 78 82 84 83 82 81 80 80 79 82 85 83 82 81 79 80 78 82 84 83 82
DEWPT         75 76 77 77 77 76 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 76 77 77 77 76 76 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   78          94          78          93          78
RH            87 91 85 78 82 84 89 92 91 94 85 78 81 84 88 93 91 93 84 78 80 81
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD      11 10 12 12 13 14 13 13 12 11 12 12 13 13 13 12 12 11 13 14 16 16
HEAT INDEX          90 94 93 89 88          90 94 93 89 88          89 93 91 89
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     76 75 69 66 55 44 55 63 69 63 67 57 58 66 75 84 86 88 82 76 74 72
POP 12HR                     10           5          10          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.03        0.05
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     4     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           1800  1700  1400  1400  1700  1700   900   400  1400  1400
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             25    27    31    28    27    26    24    20    24    27


DATE          FRI 05/27/16 SAT 05/28/16 SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16
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            80      84      78      84      78      84      78      84
TEMP          80 80 84 81 79 78 84 82 79 78 84 81 79 78 84 81
DEWPT         75 76 76 75 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 74 75 75
MAX/MIN RH         87      77      93      77      90      76      90      75
RH            85 87 77 83 90 93 77 83 90 90 76 83 90 89 75 81
PWIND DIR          SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           20      40      20      20      10      20       5      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-242215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
342 AM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

DATE             TUE 05/24/16            WED 05/25/16            THU 05/26/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      87          76          89          76          86
TEMP          75 75 84 87 87 84 79 78 76 76 85 89 89 85 80 78 76 76 83 86 86 84
DEWPT         75 75 76 76 75 75 76 76 75 76 76 75 75 75 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 74
MIN/MAX RH                   68         100          63          97          70
RH            98 98 78 69 68 74 89 93 98100 75 63 65 72 87 92 97 96 77 70 70 74
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       6  5 10 12 13 12 10  9  8  6 10 12 11 12 10  8  6  6  8  9 11 11
HEAT INDEX          92 98 97 92             95 99 99 94             91 96 95 91
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     83 82 70 76 63 61 66 71 75 80 78 64 62 72 79 85 89 92 87 82 79 75
POP 12HR                     10           5          10          20          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.05        0.07
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  3     4     3     3     4     4     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           3700  3600  1400  1200  3200  3200  1700   400  2000  2000
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             21    25    26    21    24    23    17    11    14    19


DATE          FRI 05/27/16 SAT 05/28/16 SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16
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            77      86      74      88      74      88      74      88
TEMP          78 77 86 83 76 74 88 84 76 74 88 84 76 74 88 84
DEWPT         74 75 74 74 74 74 75 74 74 74 73 74 74 73 73 73
MAX/MIN RH         93      69     100      65     100      61      99      61
RH            87 93 69 76 93100 66 72 93 99 61 72 93 97 61 70
PWIND DIR          SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           30      60      30      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM SC SC IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM SC SC IS IS       IS IS       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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