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FOUS54 KCRP 291948
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
248 PM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

TXZ245-301030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
248 PM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

DATE           07/29/15      THU 07/30/15            FRI 07/31/15            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
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                      78          93          78          91          78
TEMP          91 88 84 82 80 78 86 92 93 90 84 82 80 78 86 90 91 85 81 80 79 78
DEWPT         76 76 76 77 76 75 73 72 72 73 74 75 74 73 73 73 73 73 75 75 75 74
MAX/MIN RH                   92          52          86          56          90
RH            61 67 79 84 88 90 66 54 52 58 72 79 83 86 67 58 57 69 81 87 88 88
WIND DIR      SE  S  S  S SW  W  S SE SE  S  S SW SW  W NW  S  S  S  S SW  W  W
WIND SPD       9  9  8  4  3  2  2  4  5  6  5  4  4  5  4  4  8  6  5  4  3  4
HEAT INDEX   103 99 92 89       94 99100 97 91 88       94 98 99 92 87
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     13 21 14 22 23 34 28 31 38 37 36 39 50 57 61 64 65 66 59 52 52 51
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.01        0.06        0.03
RAIN SHWRS                      IS IS IS             IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                           IS IS IS             IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     3     2     2
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1600  1000  3500  3100   900   600  4000  3800  2300  1500
T WIND DIR              S    SW     S    SE     S    SW     S     E     S    SW
T WIND SPD             12     5     5    10    10     6     6     5     5     4


DATE           08/01 SUN 08/02/15 MON 08/03/15 TUE 08/04/15 WED 08/05/15
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            93      78      92      78      93      78      92      78      92
TEMP          91 85 80 78 91 85 80 78 92 86 80 78 91 86 80 78 91 86
DEWPT         73 75 76 75 75 74 76 75 74 74 77 75 74 76 77 76 73 75
MIN/MAX RH         52      94      57      92      54      94      57      93      56
RH            56 70 90 92 60 70 89 92 57 68 90 92 59 72 89 92 58 70
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      10      10      10       5       5       5      10       5
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC

$$

TXZ231-301030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
248 PM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

DATE           07/29/15      THU 07/30/15            FRI 07/31/15            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
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          98          76          99          77
TEMP         100 95 83 78 76 75 85 95 98 95 83 79 78 76 88 97 99 97 87 81 78 77
DEWPT         70 70 72 74 74 72 69 66 65 66 68 70 70 69 73 68 67 67 69 69 71 70
MAX/MIN RH                   96          34          83          35          81
RH            38 44 70 89 93 92 61 40 34 38 60 72 77 79 60 39 35 38 55 68 77 81
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SW NW  E  E SE  S  S SE SW
WIND SPD      11 12  9  4  2  2  2  3  6  8  6  3  2  2  2  5  5  5  4  3  1  2
HEAT INDEX   108101 88          89 98102 98 86          96102104101 91 84
CLOUDS        FW FW CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     15 18  2 17 12 34 34 33 33 31 31 37 42 49 52 54 54 53 61 69 60 52
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.03        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3400   800  6700  8000  7100  2300  6900  7800  6800  1700
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE     E    SE     S
T WIND SPD             13     4     4    12    10     3     9     9     4     3


DATE           08/01 SUN 08/02/15 MON 08/03/15 TUE 08/04/15 WED 08/05/15
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            99      76     100      76     100      76      99      76      99
TEMP          97 97 81 76 97 97 80 76 97 97 80 76 97 96 80 76 97 96
DEWPT         69 68 71 72 68 68 74 73 68 69 75 74 69 69 75 74 69 67
MIN/MAX RH         34      86      35      92      36      93      37      94      36
RH            41 39 72 86 38 39 80 92 39 41 83 93 41 41 82 94 41 39
PWIND DIR           E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20       5       5       0       5       5       5       0      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS

$$

TXZ247-301030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
248 PM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

DATE           07/29/15      THU 07/30/15            FRI 07/31/15            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
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                      80          90          80          89          80
TEMP          88 87 84 83 82 80 86 88 90 88 85 83 82 80 85 88 88 84 82 81 81 80
DEWPT         77 77 77 77 77 76 75 75 74 74 75 76 76 75 75 75 75 76 77 77 77 75
MAX/MIN RH                   90          59          85          64          88
RH            70 72 79 84 86 89 71 65 59 62 71 80 83 85 70 66 66 75 83 87 87 86
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S SW  W  S SE SE  S  S SW SW  W  W  S  S  S SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD       9 10  8  6  4  3  3  3  5  6  6  5  5  6  5  5  8  8  6  6  4  5
HEAT INDEX   101 99 94 92 89    95 98 99 97 94 92 89    94 98 98 93 90 88 87
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     16 24 17 23 25 35 29 31 38 37 32 40 50 56 61 66 64 62 58 53 52 51
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.01        0.07        0.03
RAIN SHWRS                      IS IS IS             IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                           IS IS IS             IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     3     2     2
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1200  1200  2100  1800   800   800  1900  2200  2100  1400
T WIND DIR              S    SW     S    SE     S    SW     S     E     S    SW
T WIND SPD             14     8     5    10    11    10     5     6    11    11


DATE           08/01 SUN 08/02/15 MON 08/03/15 TUE 08/04/15 WED 08/05/15
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      80      90      81      86      81      90      81      90
TEMP          89 85 82 80 89 85 82 81 86 84 81 81 90 86 82 81 89 86
DEWPT         74 75 77 76 76 75 76 76 76 76 77 76 76 76 77 76 75 76
MIN/MAX RH         59      87      63      87      71      87      63      87      62
RH            62 74 85 87 65 73 84 87 72 78 86 87 65 74 84 87 64 73
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      10      10      10      10       5       5      10       5
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC

$$

TXZ234-301030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
248 PM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

DATE           07/29/15      THU 07/30/15            FRI 07/31/15            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
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                      75          97          76          96          76
TEMP          98 93 84 80 77 76 87 95 97 93 82 79 78 76 88 94 96 91 83 80 78 76
DEWPT         71 71 74 76 75 74 70 68 68 69 71 73 73 73 73 71 70 71 71 72 73 74
MAX/MIN RH                   97          38          89          43          92
RH            42 50 72 87 94 92 59 41 39 46 68 80 85 89 61 47 43 52 68 78 86 92
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SW  W  S SE SE SE  S SW SW  W NW NE  E  S  S  W  W NW
WIND SPD       9 10  8  3  2  2  2  3  5  6  5  3  3  3  4  3  4  4  3  3  2  2
HEAT INDEX   106100 91 86       92100102 98 87          95102103 97 88
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)      6 14  6 21 16 34 33 33 40 40 41 42 51 49 54 60 64 68 63 57 54 51
POP 12HR                      5          10          20          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02        0.04        0.03
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                                    IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
OBVIS                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2500   800  6700  6600  5300   800  6400  6900  6100  1800
T WIND DIR              S    SW     S    SE     S    SW     N     E    NE     W
T WIND SPD             12     4     4    10     9     5     6     4     4     3


DATE           08/01 SUN 08/02/15 MON 08/03/15 TUE 08/04/15 WED 08/05/15
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            98      75      97      75      98      76      97      76      97
TEMP          96 92 79 75 95 91 79 75 96 92 80 76 95 91 79 76 95 91
DEWPT         71 71 75 74 70 70 75 74 70 69 76 75 70 71 76 75 70 70
MIN/MAX RH         37      96      41      99      39      98      42      98      41
RH            44 50 87 95 45 50 88 98 42 47 88 97 45 52 90 97 44 50
PWIND DIR           S       S      SE       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30       5      10       5       5       5       5       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC

$$

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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