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FOUS54 KCRP 280839
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
339 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

TXZ245-282215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
339 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

DATE             MON 07/28/14            TUE 07/29/14            WED 07/30/14
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                      91          80          91          80          89
TEMP          81 80 85 91 91 89 84 82 82 80 85 91 91 90 85 83 81 80 83 87 89 88
DEWPT         77 77 78 76 75 75 76 77 77 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 74 73 74
MIN/MAX RH                   60          89          61          85          61
RH            84 93 79 63 61 64 79 85 86 89 74 62 62 64 73 80 83 85 77 66 61 64
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S
WIND SPD       5  2  5  5  9 11  5  8  2  0  5  4 10 10  8  6  6  4  6 11 13 12
HEAT INDEX    88    97103102100 92 90 89 83 94102102101 94 90 86 82 91 95 98 96
CLOUDS        FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)      9  9 30 22 15 16 18 20 15 10 13 19 24 17 20 21 27 34 29 28 28 28
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     5     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           4800  4500  1600   700  5100  4600  2400  1200  2500  2900
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              9    12    12     9     6    12    13    12    16    20


DATE          THU 07/31/14 FRI 08/01/14 SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14
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            82      95      81      91      81      91      80      88
TEMP          84 82 92 93 84 81 89 90 83 81 88 90 83 80 86 87
DEWPT         75 75 75 75 76 75 75 75 75 74 72 73 74 73 72 72
MAX/MIN RH         82      54      84      60      80      56      81      60
RH            77 82 59 57 78 84 64 63 78 80 59 59 75 81 64 62
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S      SE       S       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5      10      10      20      30      30      30      30
RAIN SHWRS                      IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                           IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-282215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
339 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

DATE             MON 07/28/14            TUE 07/29/14            WED 07/30/14
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                     100          75         100          73         100
TEMP          77 74 84 94100 95 83 78 75 75 84 94 99 97 86 80 76 73 83 94100 97
DEWPT         75 74 75 69 68 69 71 73 74 72 72 62 61 64 69 73 74 73 71 66 65 67
MIN/MAX RH                   36          95          28          99          33
RH            96100 74 45 36 43 68 84 95 91 67 35 28 34 57 78 94 97 66 40 33 39
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S SE SE SE  S SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S SE  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       3  2  6  5  9 14  8  6  2  1  5  4  8 13  9  6  5  4  8 11 12 16
HEAT INDEX          91100106101 88          90       99 90 85       88 97103102
CLOUDS        B1 B1 FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     60 60 19  9 13 19 19 20 14  7  7  9  8 14 15 15 18 17 19 16 17 17
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     6     6     6     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           7700  9900  4700   600  9200 10700  5100   900  5300  6400
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             13    12    16    12     9    13    17    11    16    16


DATE          THU 07/31/14 FRI 08/01/14 SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14
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            76     102      76      98      76      97      74      92
TEMP          82 76 96 99 83 76 93 96 82 76 92 94 80 74 88 90
DEWPT         74 74 69 70 74 74 71 70 74 73 69 68 72 72 67 66
MAX/MIN RH         94      34      92      39      89      39      93      42
RH            76 94 42 40 76 92 48 43 76 89 46 43 75 93 51 45
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5       5      10      20      20      20      30      30
RAIN SHWRS                      IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                           IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ247-282215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
339 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

DATE             MON 07/28/14            TUE 07/29/14            WED 07/30/14
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                      89          81          90          80          89
TEMP          82 81 85 88 89 86 83 83 82 81 86 90 90 89 85 83 81 80 84 87 89 88
DEWPT         78 79 79 77 76 76 76 78 78 77 76 77 77 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 74
MIN/MAX RH                   67          89          64          85          62
RH            83 94 82 68 67 72 80 85 88 89 73 64 65 66 74 80 83 85 76 67 62 64
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       6  3  5  6  9 11  6 10  8  2  5  4  9 10  9  9  8  6  8 10 12 12
HEAT INDEX    89 89 97100100 96 92 92 92 88 95103104101 94 91 87 85 91 97 99 97
CLOUDS        FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)      9  9 26 20 14 15 17 19 16 12 12 17 18 16 24 26 29 33 31 30 31 28
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     4     5     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           2400  2300  1400  1400  1800  2400  2200  1200  2300  2800
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              9    13    13    10     8    12    14    16    16    20


DATE          THU 07/31/14 FRI 08/01/14 SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14
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            82      94      81      90      81      90      80      86
TEMP          84 82 91 92 84 81 88 89 83 81 88 89 83 80 85 86
DEWPT         76 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 76 74 73 73 74 73 73 72
MAX/MIN RH         81      57      84      62      80      59      80      63
RH            76 81 62 59 78 84 66 64 78 80 62 61 76 80 66 64
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S       S      SE       S       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5      10      10      20      30      20      20      30
RAIN SHWRS                      IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                           IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ234-282215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
339 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

DATE             MON 07/28/14            TUE 07/29/14            WED 07/30/14
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                      99          76         101          74          97
TEMP          78 76 88 96 99 94 83 79 77 76 88 97101 98 87 81 77 74 83 92 96 94
DEWPT         75 74 77 72 71 72 74 74 73 73 75 69 71 70 73 74 74 74 73 70 70 70
MIN/MAX RH                   40          92          38          98          42
RH            93 95 72 46 40 50 73 85 89 92 66 40 39 41 64 80 92 98 74 50 42 46
WIND DIR       S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       3  1  5  4  6 11  4  4  1  1  6  2  6 12  6  4  3  3  5 11 12 14
HEAT INDEX         100105108103 90          98103110105 95 87       89 98103100
CLOUDS        SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     26 26 33  7 11 18 18 17 13 10 19 21 45 23 25 25 31 35 30 25 27 26
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           7600  8600  3200   400  9000  9900  4300   900  4000  5000
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              8     9    11     8     8    12    10     4    13    20
HEAT                    Y  Y  Y


DATE          THU 07/31/14 FRI 08/01/14 SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14
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      98      76      95      76      93      74      90
TEMP          82 77 94 96 82 76 91 92 81 76 89 91 79 74 87 88
DEWPT         75 74 73 73 76 74 73 73 74 72 70 70 72 72 70 69
MAX/MIN RH         92      45      96      49      88      48      93      50
RH            79 92 52 48 82 96 56 53 81 88 54 51 81 92 58 53
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S      SE      NE       S      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      10      10      20      30      30      30      30
RAIN SHWRS                      IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                           IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC 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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