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FOUS54 KCRP 210958
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
358 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

TXZ245-212215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
358 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE             SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      63          56          71          63          63
TEMP             54 57 62 62 59 57 59 58 59 62 69 69 68 65 64 63 63 63 62 56 54
DEWPT            50 51 54 53 56 54 56 56 57 61 63 64 63 64 64 63 63 63 53 46 42
MIN/MAX RH                   72          96          80         100          64
RH               85 81 76 72 90 90 90 90 94 95 80 84 87 96100100100100 73 71 64
WIND DIR         NE NE NE  E  E SE SE  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  N NW  N
WIND SPD          6  6  5  4  5  5  3  3  4  4 10 11  9 10  6  8  8  3 18 18 17
CLOUDS           OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 OV OV OV B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)       100 95 87 86 77 64 61 71 85 62 50 47 30 32 34 63 92 88 89 64 39
POP 12HR                     20          10           5          10          30
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0        0.02
DRIZZLE           S  S  S
RAIN              S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                          SC
OBVIS                                                             F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           1900  1800  1000   600  2300  2400  1300  1500  2200  2400
T WIND DIR             NE     E    SE     S    SW     S    SW    SW     W     N
T WIND SPD             11     9     9     6    11    18    23    23    14    26


DATE               WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            44    59      42    69      57    70      49    57
TEMP          48   44 56 53 45   42 64 65 59   57 67 62 53   49 55 51
DEWPT         37   34 33 37 39   41 46 52 55   56 61 58 53   43 42 42
MAX/MIN RH         71    40     100    49     100    71     100    57
RH            66   68 42 55 78   97 53 64 88   98 81 87100   79 61 69
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      SW     S       S     S      NE     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    FW   CL CL CL CL   CL CL FW SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5    10      20    10
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS   IS

$$

TXZ231-212215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
358 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE             SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      64          51          76          59          62
TEMP             52 53 60 63 59 55 54 53 53 57 71 74 70 64 62 60 59 60 58 62 55
DEWPT            47 47 52 50 54 53 53 52 53 56 60 59 59 58 59 60 58 56 43 38 36
MIN/MAX RH                   62         100          59         100          41
RH               83 78 73 62 81 93 95 94 99 97 69 59 69 81 89100 96 86 59 41 49
WIND DIR         NE NE  E  S SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  W  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          3  2  2  3  5  6  4  4  3  5  8  9  5  5  4  5  2 12 17 18 10
CLOUDS           OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW B1 OV OV B2 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)       100 95 73 70 53 57 56 69 82 63 38 30 12 13 15 52 90 89 77 52 28
POP 12HR                     10           5           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS            PF                PF PF PF                      PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     4     3
MIXING HGT           2800  3400  1200   400  2300  2700   300   800  2800  4300
T WIND DIR              E    SE    SE     S     S    SW    SW    SW    NW     N
T WIND SPD              4     6    10     6    10    16    21    18    18    24


DATE               WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            42    61      38    73      51    73      46    57
TEMP          46   42 57 53 42   38 66 65 56   51 68 63 51   46 55 50
DEWPT         31   28 24 29 31   31 38 44 50   50 57 51 49   37 36 35
MAX/MIN RH         58    26      78    32      99    54      91    44
RH            55   58 28 40 63   75 36 47 81   96 68 65 91   71 49 55
PWIND DIR          NW     W       S     S       S     S      NE     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   CL CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ247-212215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
358 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE             SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      63          58          70          63          64
TEMP             56 58 63 63 60 59 61 60 61 64 69 69 68 66 65 64 63 64 64 57 57
DEWPT            52 53 55 53 56 56 58 57 59 62 63 65 64 65 65 64 63 64 55 48 44
MIN/MAX RH                   71          95          82         100          61
RH               87 82 76 71 89 89 89 89 92 94 82 86 88 98100100100100 72 73 62
WIND DIR         NE NE NE  E  E SE SE  S SW  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  N NW  N
WIND SPD          8  8  6  5  6  6  4  4  4  4  9 10 10 11  8  9 10  6 19 20 19
CLOUDS           OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 OV OV OV B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)       100 95 87 86 78 65 61 72 82 61 50 48 30 32 33 62 91 88 89 64 39
POP 12HR                     20          10           5           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0        0.01
DRIZZLE           S  S  S
RAIN              S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                          IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           1500  1600  1700  1400  1600  1800  1400  1600  2500  3100
T WIND DIR             NE     E    SE     S    SW     S    SW    SW     W    NW
T WIND SPD             13    10    10     8    11    18    24    24    16    26


DATE               WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            49    59      45    70      58    70      51    58
TEMP          52   49 57 54 48   45 65 66 61   58 67 63 55   51 57 53
DEWPT         39   37 36 39 41   44 47 53 56   57 61 59 55   45 43 43
MAX/MIN RH         73    43      97    49      98    71     100    57
RH            62   63 44 56 77   95 53 63 86   97 80 85100   81 61 67
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      SW     S       S     S      NE     N
WIND CHAR         15>   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    FW   CL CL CL CL   CL CL FW SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5    10      20    10
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS   IS

$$

TXZ234-212215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
358 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE             SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      63          53          75          61          62
TEMP             51 53 61 63 59 55 54 55 55 59 72 73 69 65 64 62 61 61 54 55 54
DEWPT            46 47 51 51 53 52 53 52 54 57 61 61 62 61 61 62 61 61 46 43 38
MIN/MAX RH                   64          99          66         100          55
RH               84 80 69 64 82 90 96 91 98 93 68 67 77 87 92100100100 74 63 55
WIND DIR         NE NE  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SW NW  N  N  N
WIND SPD          4  4  3  3  4  5  3  3  3  5 10 10  8  9  6  6  2  5 16 16 11
CLOUDS           OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 OV OV OV B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)       100 95 88 73 60 66 61 70 83 67 50 45 33 33 32 62 92 88 89 63 37
POP 12HR                     10          10           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
RAIN SHWRS                                                          IS
OBVIS            PF                PF PF PF                       F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     2
MIXING HGT           2500  2800  1000   300  2800  2900  1000  1200  2100  2900
T WIND DIR             NE    SE     S     S    SW     S    SW    SW    NW     N
T WIND SPD              6     6     9     5    11    18    21    20    11    26


DATE               WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            41    59      38    71      53    72      45    57
TEMP          45   41 56 51 42   38 64 64 57   53 68 62 50   45 54 50
DEWPT         33   30 32 31 34   36 44 49 53   53 60 55 50   38 39 37
MAX/MIN RH         65    34      95    42     100    63     100    50
RH            62   64 40 45 73   91 48 57 88   98 76 78100   77 56 62
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      SW     S       S     S      NE     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   CL CL CL CL   CL CL FW SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5    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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