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FOUS54 KCRP 211223 AAA
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
723 AM CDT SUN SEP 21 2014

TXZ245-212215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
723 AM CDT SUN SEP 21 2014

DATE             SUN 09/21/14            MON 09/22/14            TUE 09/23/14
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                      88          77          89          76          87
TEMP                82 87 86 83 79 79 78 77 83 87 87 85 80 79 77 76 82 87 87 84
DEWPT               75 74 73 73 73 72 72 71 72 70 71 71 71 71 71 71 70 70 70 70
MIN/MAX RH                   66          83          57          85          56
RH                  80 68 66 72 81 79 83 82 71 58 58 65 74 79 83 85 68 57 56 63
WIND DIR            NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD            11 11 12 11  9  6  4  6  8  8  9  9  6  6  6  8  9  9  9 10
HEAT INDEX          89 95 94 88             88 92 93 90 84          86 91 92 87
CLOUDS              SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)           42 46 31 15 21 17 12 18 32 18 29 39 21 45 49 53 54 56 49 42
POP 12HR                     40          10          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.10           0           0        0.02        0.04
RAIN SHWRS          SC                                     IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS               SC                                     IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           4900  4600  2800  1700  3900  4200  3800  2100  2800  3400
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E    NE    NE     E     E     E    NE     E
T WIND SPD             19    21    16    10    13    14    11    12    13    17


DATE          WED 09/24/14 THU 09/25/14 FRI 09/26/14 SAT 09/27/14
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            75      87      74      86      76      87      75      87
TEMP          77 75 86 83 77 74 86 83 78 76 86 83 77 75 86 83
DEWPT         70 69 68 69 71 71 70 70 70 71 69 70 70 70 71 70
MAX/MIN RH         83      54      90      59      85      57      85      58
RH            77 83 55 62 83 90 61 65 77 85 57 66 79 85 60 64
PWIND DIR           E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      10      10      20      10      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS             IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS             IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-212215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
723 AM CDT SUN SEP 21 2014

DATE             SUN 09/21/14            MON 09/22/14            TUE 09/23/14
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          72          92          72          91
TEMP                80 87 88 84 77 75 73 72 80 88 90 86 79 76 74 72 82 90 91 85
DEWPT               74 73 70 70 69 71 71 69 69 66 64 66 68 69 69 69 68 67 66 66
MIN/MAX RH                   55          93          42          89          44
RH                  84 63 55 62 77 88 93 88 69 47 42 52 68 78 85 89 63 47 44 53
WIND DIR            NE  E  E  E  E  E NE  N NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD             8  9 10  9  5  3  2  4  5  6  8  6  4  2  3  4  5  6  8  8
HEAT INDEX             94 93 89             83 91 92 88             85 93 93 87
CLOUDS              SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW SC FW SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)           50 51 40 30 26 18 11 17 36 25 30 40 21 45 49 53 54 56 49 42
POP 12HR                     30          10          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.12           0           0           0        0.04
RAIN SHWRS          SC IS IS                                     IS IS IS IS
TSTMS               SC IS IS                                     IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           5400  5300  4200  1200  5900  5900  4900  3000  4100  5200
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E    NE    NE     E     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             13    17    10     4    11    13    11    10    10    14


DATE          WED 09/24/14 THU 09/25/14 FRI 09/26/14 SAT 09/27/14
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            71      88      69      90      71      89      72      91
TEMP          75 71 87 82 73 69 88 84 75 71 88 84 75 72 89 85
DEWPT         67 67 65 65 66 66 66 65 67 69 68 67 67 67 67 66
MAX/MIN RH         87      46      91      45      92      48      85      45
RH            77 87 49 55 78 91 48 53 76 92 50 57 75 85 47 54
PWIND DIR           E       E       E      NE      NE      NE       E      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           10      20      10      10      10      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS                   IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS                   IS IS

$$

TXZ247-212215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
723 AM CDT SUN SEP 21 2014

DATE             SUN 09/21/14            MON 09/22/14            TUE 09/23/14
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                      88          79          88          79          87
TEMP                83 87 87 83 81 81 80 79 83 87 87 85 82 81 80 79 83 86 87 84
DEWPT               76 75 75 74 74 73 74 73 74 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 71 71 71 71
MIN/MAX RH                   67          82          61          78          59
RH                  79 69 68 73 80 77 81 82 73 61 62 66 73 75 77 78 68 60 59 65
WIND DIR             E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD            12 12 13 13 12  9  6  8  9  9  9 10  9  8  8  9 10 10 10 11
HEAT INDEX          91 96 96 90 86 85       90 93 93 91 87 85       88 92 93 89
CLOUDS              SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)           43 48 32 16 22 17 12 19 33 19 29 39 20 28 31 35 45 56 49 42
POP 12HR                     40          10          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.12           0           0        0.02        0.04
RAIN SHWRS          SC                                     IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS               SC                                     IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
HAINES                  3     4     5     5     4     4     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           4100  3900  2900  2400  3700  3600  2900  2200  2600  3100
T WIND DIR              E     E     E    NE    NE     E     E     E    NE     E
T WIND SPD             21    24    20    13    16    16    12    12    14    18


DATE          WED 09/24/14 THU 09/25/14 FRI 09/26/14 SAT 09/27/14
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            77      86      75      86      77      86      78      86
TEMP          79 77 85 83 77 75 85 83 79 77 85 83 79 78 86 84
DEWPT         71 71 69 70 72 71 71 71 71 71 70 71 71 70 72 71
MAX/MIN RH         81      57      89      61      82      60      78      61
RH            76 81 58 66 83 89 63 67 76 82 60 67 75 78 63 65
PWIND DIR           E      NE       E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      20      10      20      20      30      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-212215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
723 AM CDT SUN SEP 21 2014

DATE             SUN 09/21/14            MON 09/22/14            TUE 09/23/14
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          71          91          71          88
TEMP                79 87 88 84 77 73 72 72 81 89 90 85 78 75 73 71 80 87 88 83
DEWPT               74 72 69 70 69 68 69 67 69 68 67 69 70 70 70 69 67 66 66 67
MIN/MAX RH                   54          90          47          92          47
RH                  85 60 54 63 78 84 90 86 67 49 47 59 74 82 89 92 65 49 48 58
WIND DIR            NE  E  E  E  E  E  N  N  N NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E
WIND SPD             8  8  9  8  4  2  2  4  5  6  6  5  3  3  4  5  6  6  6  6
HEAT INDEX             93 93 88             85 92 93 90             83 89 91 85
CLOUDS              SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)           37 37 28 18 20 18 13 14 32 15 28 37 22 45 49 53 54 56 49 42
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS          IS                                     IS IS
TSTMS               IS                                     IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     4     4     4     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           5400  5200  3700  1200  5700  5600  4300  2500  3500  4500
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E     N     N    NE     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             13    16     6     5    10    12    10    11    12    13


DATE          WED 09/24/14 THU 09/25/14 FRI 09/26/14 SAT 09/27/14
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            69      88      69      89      71      88      71      89
TEMP          73 69 87 82 73 69 87 83 75 71 87 83 75 71 88 84
DEWPT         66 65 64 65 67 67 67 67 68 68 68 68 68 67 68 68
MAX/MIN RH         87      46      93      48      90      51      85      51
RH            79 87 47 56 81 93 50 57 80 90 53 60 79 85 52 59
PWIND DIR           E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      10      20      10      10
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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