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FOUS54 KCRP 290821
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
321 AM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

TXZ245-292215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
321 AM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE             SAT 08/29/15            SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15
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          73          89          76          91
TEMP          73 73 80 88 88 82 79 76 74 74 80 87 87 83 80 78 77 77 83 89 89 84
DEWPT         67 66 67 66 67 64 66 69 68 68 70 71 72 72 74 73 73 72 76 73 74 73
MIN/MAX RH                   46          86          58          88          57
RH            83 81 65 49 51 55 66 79 83 84 70 60 63 70 80 84 87 85 79 59 62 69
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       4  4  4  8  9  9  5  4  3  0  5  5  6  8  8  6  5  3  5  8 10 10
HEAT INDEX          83 90 90 84             83 92 94 88 85          91 97 97 91
CLOUDS        FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     11 17 37 31 21 21 23 24 31 37 38 39 40 41 35 28 36 44 38 33 30 28
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.11
RAIN SHWRS                                                 IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                                                      IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           4900  4800  3600  3100  5000  3500  1900  1000  3100  2900
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             10    12    13     5     6    16    13     9    10    17


DATE          TUE 09/01/15 WED 09/02/15 THU 09/03/15 FRI 09/04/15
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      90      77      90      77      91      77      91
TEMP          79 77 88 84 79 77 88 84 80 78 89 85 80 78 89 84
DEWPT         74 73 73 74 75 74 74 74 75 74 74 74 75 74 74 74
MAX/MIN RH         92      59      92      61      91      60      90      58
RH            86 90 62 72 87 89 65 73 87 89 63 72 85 87 62 72
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      30      30      30      20      30      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-292215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
321 AM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE             SAT 08/29/15            SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15
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                      94          67          94          70          96
TEMP          67 65 76 88 93 88 76 71 69 67 78 89 94 89 78 74 72 70 80 91 96 91
DEWPT         64 64 66 62 60 60 63 66 66 66 68 64 65 67 71 72 72 70 73 70 68 70
MIN/MAX RH                   34          96          37          99          40
RH            91 97 71 42 34 39 63 85 91 95 72 44 38 49 79 92 98 99 78 51 40 49
WIND DIR       S  N  S  E  E SE SE  E  E  S  S SE  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       0  0  4  4  6 11  6  2  2  1  5  3  5  9  6  5  3  3  6  5  8 11
HEAT INDEX                                     91 96 91             85 97101 97
CLOUDS        CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)      5 10 10 11 11 16 19 23 29 36 40 44 37 29 25 20 23 26 26 26 22 17
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   IS
TSTMS                                                                        IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     5     5     5     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           4900  5700  4200   900  6100  7000  3500   400  3900  4100
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     E    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              4    12     9     2     3    10    11     6     8    17


DATE          TUE 09/01/15 WED 09/02/15 THU 09/03/15 FRI 09/04/15
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            73      96      74      95      74      96      74      96
TEMP          77 73 92 91 77 74 91 91 77 74 91 91 77 74 91 91
DEWPT         73 72 70 70 74 73 71 71 74 73 71 71 74 73 69 70
MAX/MIN RH         97      42      99      45     100      44      99      42
RH            89 97 49 50 90 97 52 52 91 99 51 51 90 98 48 51
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      30       5      20       5      20       5      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-292215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
321 AM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE             SAT 08/29/15            SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15
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          78          88          80          89
TEMP          78 77 82 87 86 84 83 81 79 79 83 86 86 84 83 82 81 81 84 88 87 84
DEWPT         67 67 68 67 68 66 68 70 69 69 71 72 73 72 74 74 73 73 76 74 75 73
MIN/MAX RH                   49          73          61          80          62
RH            73 70 62 52 54 54 61 71 72 71 68 63 66 70 74 78 76 79 77 64 68 70
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD       6  6  5  6  9  9  6  6  5  1  6  5  6  9 10  9  8  5  6  6  9 10
HEAT INDEX          85 89 90 86 85 85       87 93 93 89 88 87 85 86 93 96 95 91
CLOUDS        FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     10 17 36 29 20 19 22 24 30 37 38 38 39 40 35 31 40 49 42 36 34 31
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01        0.13
RAIN SHWRS                                                 IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                                                      IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     5     5     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           4400  4400  4000  4000  3600  2800  2000  1400  2700  2600
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             10    11    14    10     9    14    17    12    10    16


DATE          TUE 09/01/15 WED 09/02/15 THU 09/03/15 FRI 09/04/15
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            79      89      80      89      81      90      81      90
TEMP          81 80 87 85 82 80 87 85 82 81 88 85 82 81 88 85
DEWPT         75 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 76 75 75 75 75 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH         87      62      86      64      84      63      83      62
RH            82 84 66 72 82 83 68 72 81 82 67 72 80 81 65 72
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           30      40      30      30      20      30      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-292215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
321 AM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE             SAT 08/29/15            SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15
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          69          91          70          92
TEMP          70 66 77 87 91 85 77 73 71 69 78 87 91 85 78 74 72 70 79 88 92 87
DEWPT         67 66 69 62 64 62 64 67 67 67 69 67 68 73 72 74 72 70 74 73 69 74
MIN/MAX RH                   40          94          46         100          48
RH            89 99 76 44 41 45 63 81 86 94 74 52 47 66 83 99 99100 84 62 48 65
WIND DIR       S SE SW  E SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  S SE  S SE  S  S SE  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       0  1  3  5  8 11  3  2  1  1  5  4  6  9  5  3  3  2  5  6 10 11
HEAT INDEX                93                   90 95 92                96 97 95
CLOUDS        CL FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)      5 12 23 30 27 21 25 28 34 41 40 39 41 43 34 26 27 29 30 30 27 24
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.04
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                            IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           4800  5500  3000   200  6400  6300  2000     0  2700  2700
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S     S     S     S    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD              4    12     9     2     5    13    10     4     9    17


DATE          TUE 09/01/15 WED 09/02/15 THU 09/03/15 FRI 09/04/15
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            73      92      73      91      73      92      73      92
TEMP          77 73 89 88 78 73 88 87 77 73 89 88 78 73 89 88
DEWPT         75 72 73 73 75 73 74 73 75 73 73 73 75 73 72 73
MAX/MIN RH         99      53      98      56      99      53      99      52
RH            95 98 59 62 90 98 62 64 92 99 59 62 91 99 58 62
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      30      30      30      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS       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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