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FOUS54 KCRP 030840
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
340 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

TXZ245-032215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
340 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE             TUE 05/03/16            WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16
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                      80          60          84          64          84
TEMP          63 62 69 77 80 76 70 68 64 61 72 81 84 78 70 68 66 64 76 83 84 79
DEWPT         57 55 56 54 54 53 56 55 55 55 54 52 53 55 57 59 59 59 58 56 58 58
MIN/MAX RH                   42          82          35          83          40
RH            79 79 64 46 42 46 62 65 75 80 54 36 36 46 64 74 81 83 54 40 41 48
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  S  S SW  W NW NW  N SW SE
WIND SPD      10 11 12 11  9  9  6  8  6  5  6  5  6  3  5  6  5  5  3  3  4  5
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     83 76 58 33 36 14 29 20 12  2  4  2  4  1  1  0  0  0  2  6  7  7
POP 12HR                      5           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     5     5     4     5     5     5     3     6     6
MIXING HGT           3500  4000  2900   500  3500  6700  2900   300  6400  6600
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     N     N     S     W    NW     W
T WIND SPD             16    12    14    11     9     8    13    16    10     4


DATE          FRI 05/06/16 SAT 05/07/16 SUN 05/08/16 MON 05/09/16
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            67      83      70      81      73      81      75      82
TEMP          70 70 82 79 73 70 81 79 75 73 81 80 76 75 82 80
DEWPT         61 61 63 64 64 64 66 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 73
MAX/MIN RH         84      52      81      59      84      67      92      74
RH            75 73 53 60 75 81 61 64 78 84 68 72 86 92 76 78
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     15>
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR            0       0       5       5      10      20      20      30
RAIN SHWRS                                  IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                                       IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ231-032215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
340 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE             TUE 05/03/16            WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16
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                      81          55          87          57          90
TEMP          60 59 66 76 81 78 67 60 57 56 70 81 87 79 66 63 60 57 76 87 90 81
DEWPT         53 52 52 50 51 50 52 52 52 51 50 47 46 50 52 52 53 52 52 51 52 52
MIN/MAX RH                   34          87          24          83          27
RH            79 79 60 41 35 37 61 73 82 83 50 31 25 36 59 68 78 83 43 29 28 37
WIND DIR       N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  E  S SW  W  W  N  N  E
WIND SPD       5  6  9  8  6  6  4  4  2  3  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  2  3  3  4
CLOUDS        B2 B1 SC SC SC FW SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     75 64 47 33 35 21 28 16 13  2  3  1  1  0  0  0  1  1  3  8  8 10
POP 12HR                      5           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     5     5     5     6     6     4     6     6
MIXING HGT           4500  5500  4100   400  5900  7600  4600   100  7500  8300
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE     N     N    SE    SW     W     N
T WIND SPD             12    11    10     5     6     8     9     9     8     2


DATE          FRI 05/06/16 SAT 05/07/16 SUN 05/08/16 MON 05/09/16
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            60      89      65      87      70      88      71      90
TEMP          65 60 87 82 69 65 85 82 73 70 86 83 74 71 89 85
DEWPT         56 56 57 58 62 63 63 63 65 66 66 66 69 68 68 69
MAX/MIN RH         90      35      92      45      89      48      91      49
RH            72 88 37 44 78 92 48 52 77 89 50 58 83 91 50 59
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       5      20      20      30
RAIN SHWRS                                  IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                                       IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ247-032215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
340 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE             TUE 05/03/16            WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16
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                      79          65          81          69          84
TEMP          65 64 69 76 79 77 74 72 68 65 72 79 81 77 72 71 69 69 78 83 84 81
DEWPT         59 58 59 57 56 55 57 57 58 57 56 54 55 56 58 60 61 61 60 58 59 59
MIN/MAX RH                   44          77          40          76          43
RH            82 81 69 52 45 47 57 61 72 75 58 42 41 48 61 69 75 76 54 44 43 47
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E  S  S SW  W NW  W NW SW SE
WIND SPD      13 13 13 12 11 10 10 11  9  8  8  6  5  5  6  8  8  6  4  3  5  6
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     86 83 67 39 43 20 33 21 13  2  4  2  5  4  2  0  0  0  2  6  7  7
POP 12HR                      5           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     5     5     4     5     5     5     3     6     6
MIXING HGT           2900  3600  3000  1700  2800  4500  1800  1200  4300  4100
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     N    NE     S     W    NW    SW
T WIND SPD             17    12    16    16    11     6    11    18    11     5


DATE          FRI 05/06/16 SAT 05/07/16 SUN 05/08/16 MON 05/09/16
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            74      82      73      80      74      81      76      81
TEMP          76 74 82 79 74 73 80 79 75 74 80 80 77 76 81 80
DEWPT         63 62 64 65 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 70 72 73 74 73
MAX/MIN RH         68      55      79      64      84      69      90      78
RH            64 67 55 62 72 79 65 68 78 84 70 73 85 90 79 80
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     15>
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR            0       0       5       5      10      10      20      30
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                                             IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ234-032215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
340 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE             TUE 05/03/16            WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16
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                      79          55          84          57          86
TEMP          59 58 66 75 79 75 64 60 57 56 70 81 84 77 65 62 59 57 74 84 86 79
DEWPT         55 53 53 52 52 52 54 53 52 51 53 51 52 54 54 54 55 54 54 54 54 56
MIN/MAX RH                   39          87          32          89          34
RH            86 81 63 44 39 46 69 75 82 83 55 36 32 45 68 75 85 89 50 35 34 45
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N  N  W  S  W NW NW  N  N NE
WIND SPD       8  8 10 10  9  8  5  5  3  3  4  5  5  4  3  3  3  4  3  3  3  4
CLOUDS        B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     73 64 41 19 22  8 20 11 11  2  2  1  2  2  1  0  0  0  1  6  7  8
POP 12HR                      5           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     5     5     5     5     5     5     3     6     6
MIXING HGT           3700  4900  2800   100  4600  6900  3500   100  6000  6600
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     N     N     W     W    NW     N
T WIND SPD             14    13    10     4     8     9     9     9    11     5


DATE          FRI 05/06/16 SAT 05/07/16 SUN 05/08/16 MON 05/09/16
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            60      85      65      83      69      84      71      85
TEMP          65 60 84 80 69 65 82 79 72 69 83 80 74 71 84 82
DEWPT         58 57 60 61 63 63 64 64 65 66 67 68 70 71 70 72
MAX/MIN RH         92      43      92      52      90      58      98      62
RH            78 89 44 53 82 92 55 59 81 90 59 66 89 98 63 71
PWIND DIR           E      SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR            0       0       5       5       5      20      20      30
RAIN SHWRS                                  IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                                       IS IS IS IS 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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