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FOUS54 KCRP 132127
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
327 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

TXZ245-141030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
327 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

DATE           02/13/16      SUN 02/14/16            MON 02/15/16            TUE
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      58          74          59          74          55
TEMP          75 71 66 61 60 59 65 73 72 66 63 61 61 60 66 72 74 69 63 62 59 56
DEWPT         60 60 60 59 58 58 59 60 59 59 62 61 61 59 60 60 59 57 55 55 54 54
MAX/MIN RH                   99          62         100          58          97
RH            59 67 81 94 95 98 84 64 65 80 99100100 99 84 68 60 64 76 78 84 93
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW  W  S  E  E NE  E NE
WIND SPD       9  8  6  6  5  6  6 11 13  9  8  8  6  4  8  6  6  6  5  5  5  4
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW CL FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     43 46 42 56 69 72 58 67 62 47 37 48 56 65 55 45 25  5  6  8 13  9
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                                             PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     3     3     5     5     5
MIXING HGT            700   300  2500  2300  1000   100  2200  2400  2200  1200
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S    SW     S     E    NE
T WIND SPD             12    10    16    18    14    10    10    12    10     9


DATE           02/16/16  WED 02/17/16  THU 02/18/16  FRI 02/19/16  SAT 02/20/16
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          71      57    72      59    73      60    73      59    73
TEMP          69 68 62   57 70 69 64   59 71 70 65   60 71 69 64   59 71 70
DEWPT         58 58 56   55 54 57 58   59 60 61 61   60 63 63 63   59 62 62
MIN/MAX RH       64      93    56     100    66     100    73     100    69
RH            68 72 80   93 58 66 84  100 68 74 89  100 76 81 98  100 74 75
PWIND DIR        SE      SE    SE      SE    SE       S     S      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW SC FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR          5       5     5      10    10      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ231-141030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
327 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

DATE           02/13/16      SUN 02/14/16            MON 02/15/16            TUE
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      55          82          55          82          52
TEMP          80 77 65 59 56 55 65 77 82 73 63 60 58 56 63 79 82 78 64 59 55 52
DEWPT         55 54 58 57 56 55 57 54 52 54 59 59 58 55 56 54 50 47 48 51 51 51
MAX/MIN RH                   98          35         100          31          99
RH            43 45 77 93 97 98 78 45 35 53 88100100 98 76 43 33 33 56 72 85 94
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  W NW  N NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD      10 11  9  8  5  5  9 13 13 10 10  8  6  3  5  5  5  6  5  5  4  3
CLOUDS        FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     16 20 35 48 62 65 54 44 35 42 34 28 35 39 24  9  6  3  4  6 13 10
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                   F  F  F                PF  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     3     3     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           2800   400  4300  4200  2900   100  4600  5800  5100  1500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     W     N    NE     E
T WIND SPD             16    10    18    21    17    10     9    11    10     8


DATE           02/16/16  WED 02/17/16  THU 02/18/16  FRI 02/19/16  SAT 02/20/16
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          82      55    81      56    82      59    82      59    80
TEMP          78 78 61   55 78 78 63   57 79 79 65   60 79 79 65   60 78 77
DEWPT         54 50 52   52 49 52 57   57 56 57 61   60 60 61 64   60 63 59
MIN/MAX RH       34      91    33     100    41     100    48     100    50
RH            42 37 72   90 36 40 83  100 46 47 86  100 52 54 97  100 60 54
PWIND DIR        SE      SE    SE      SE    SE      SE     S      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR          0       5     0       5     5      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ247-141030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
327 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

DATE           02/13/16      SUN 02/14/16            MON 02/15/16            TUE
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      62          74          63          73          56
TEMP          74 71 67 63 63 63 67 73 72 67 66 66 64 63 67 72 73 69 64 62 60 57
DEWPT         60 60 60 59 59 59 61 61 61 60 63 63 63 62 61 61 60 58 58 57 56 56
MAX/MIN RH                   92          65          98          63         100
RH            62 71 78 86 89 89 80 66 68 80 91 92 96 98 82 69 63 71 81 84 89 98
WIND DIR       E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  S  E  E  E  E  N
WIND SPD       9  8  8  8  8  8  9  9 11 10  9  8  8  5  9  6  6  6  6  5  5  5
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     44 46 37 48 66 70 57 68 63 40 37 47 50 65 55 45 26  7  8  9 15 10
POP 12HR                      5          10          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                                             PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            800   800  2300  2100  1300   600  2000  2000  1800   800
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S    SW     S     E    NE
T WIND SPD             14    13    16    17    16    12    12    12    11     9


DATE           02/16/16  WED 02/17/16  THU 02/18/16  FRI 02/19/16  SAT 02/20/16
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          70      58    71      60    71      61    71      60    71
TEMP          68 67 62   59 69 68 64   61 70 69 65   61 70 68 64   60 70 69
DEWPT         59 60 57   56 56 58 59   60 60 61 61   61 63 63 63   60 62 62
MIN/MAX RH       69      98    61      98    70     100    77     100    74
RH            74 79 84   92 63 72 85   97 72 79 90  100 80 86 98  100 78 81
PWIND DIR        SE      SE    SE      SE    SE       S     S      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR          5       5     5      10    10      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ234-141030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
327 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

DATE           02/13/16      SUN 02/14/16            MON 02/15/16            TUE
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      54          77          55          76          50
TEMP          76 70 61 56 55 54 63 74 76 68 60 58 57 57 63 74 76 69 59 56 53 52
DEWPT         57 58 58 56 55 54 58 57 55 57 60 58 57 56 59 58 55 52 49 48 48 47
MAX/MIN RH                  100          48         100          47          95
RH            52 65 90100100100 84 56 48 67100100100 96 85 59 48 53 70 75 82 85
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW  W  N NE NE NE  E NE
WIND SPD       9  9  6  5  4  4  6 12 17 10  8  6  5  3  6  6  6  6  5  4  4  4
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     52 50 40 72 73 79 58 60 61 57 41 50 55 65 55 46 27  8  7  6 12  9
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                   F  F  F             PF PF  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1200     0  3100  3000  1700   200  2900  3300  3000  1400
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S     S     S     S    SW     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             12     8    17    21    16     9     9    12    10     8


DATE           02/16/16  WED 02/17/16  THU 02/18/16  FRI 02/19/16  SAT 02/20/16
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          77      53    77      55    77      59    78      58    77
TEMP          73 70 58   55 74 71 59   56 75 72 62   60 75 72 62   59 75 72
DEWPT         54 54 52   51 50 54 56   56 58 59 61   60 62 63 62   59 63 61
MIN/MAX RH       46      91    42     100    52     100    60     100    59
RH            50 56 79   87 43 55 88  100 56 63 94  100 64 73100  100 66 68
PWIND DIR        SE      SE    SE      SE    SE       S     S      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5       5     5      10    10      10    10      10    10

$$

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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