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FOUS54 KCRP 021953
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
253 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

TXZ245-031015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
253 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

DATE           08/02/15      MON 08/03/15            TUE 08/04/15            WED
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      76          95          79          94          79
TEMP          95 86 82 80 77 76 88 93 95 87 84 82 80 80 87 94 93 88 85 82 79 80
DEWPT         72 74 75 76 76 75 75 75 74 75 77 77 76 76 76 76 76 76 77 78 77 77
MAX/MIN RH                   99          52          91          56          96
RH            48 66 80 89 98 98 67 55 52 68 80 84 89 87 70 57 58 68 78 86 95 90
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S SW SW SW SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       9  9  6  6  4  3  3  6 10 10  9  9  6  6  9 10 11 11 10  9  6  5
HEAT INDEX   104 94 89          98105106 97 94 90 83 86 98107106100 95 91
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     18 20 15 19 22 32 53 34 35 34 36 37 40 43 41 39 37 34 32 31 35 40
POP 12HR                     10          20           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS
TSTMS                              IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     5     5     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2000  1900  5200  4900  2900  2900  4300  4100  3000  2500
T WIND DIR              S    SW     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             14     9     8    14    19    17    16    18    21    20


DATE           08/05 THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15 SAT 08/08/15 SUN 08/09/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            95      79      94      80      95      80      96      79      96
TEMP          95 88 82 81 94 88 83 81 95 89 83 81 96 90 83 81 95 88
DEWPT         76 76 77 77 77 76 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 76 77 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH         55      94      56      91      56      93      54      92      53
RH            56 66 84 89 57 69 82 88 56 67 83 89 55 65 83 88 53 66
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       0       5       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ231-031015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
253 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

DATE           08/02/15      MON 08/03/15            TUE 08/04/15            WED
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      73          99          76          97          76
TEMP         100 96 85 78 75 73 86 96 99 96 86 80 77 78 87 96 97 92 87 81 76 77
DEWPT         62 64 72 75 73 73 74 68 68 70 75 75 76 75 70 67 68 70 73 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   98          36          97          38          99
RH            29 35 64 88 96 98 69 40 36 43 69 85 96 89 57 40 39 49 63 81 97 93
WIND DIR       E SE SE  S  S SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       6  9  6  4  2  2  3  5  6 11  9  6  3  4  6  9 12 13 11  9  5  4
HEAT INDEX   102 98 91          93102105102 95 86       92101102 98 94 87
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     13 17  8 13 11 32 21 30 31 34 33 34 33 41 41 41 39 36 30 25 30 35
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          10          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                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           6600  1900  6600  6400  4700  2000  6300  6000  4300  2000
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             12     6     5    13    19    18    14    19    25    23


DATE           08/05 THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15 SAT 08/08/15 SUN 08/09/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN           100      76      99      77     100      77     101      76     100
TEMP          98 94 82 79 98 92 82 78 98 93 82 78 98 96 82 78 98 94
DEWPT         71 71 75 75 71 71 75 75 71 72 75 75 71 71 75 75 69 70
MIN/MAX RH         39      97      40      95      40      96      38      97      37
RH            42 47 80 89 42 51 79 89 41 50 80 89 41 45 80 89 39 46
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW
POP 12HR            5       5       5       0       5       0       5       0       0

$$

TXZ247-031015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
253 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

DATE           08/02/15      MON 08/03/15            TUE 08/04/15            WED
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      79          95          81          93          81
TEMP          93 87 84 83 80 79 88 93 94 88 86 84 82 82 87 92 92 89 86 84 81 82
DEWPT         74 75 76 76 77 76 76 76 76 77 77 77 77 77 77 78 78 77 78 78 78 78
MAX/MIN RH                   91          55          87          63          90
RH            54 68 77 81 90 90 68 58 56 70 76 80 85 84 73 64 64 70 76 82 89 87
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S SW SW SW SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       9  9  9  8  6  5  4  6 10 11 10 11  9  8 10 10 11 11 11 11  9  8
HEAT INDEX   104 96 94 91 87    99105106100 97 95 91 90 99107107102 98 95 90 91
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     20 23 19 24 28 36 59 33 37 35 35 37 42 44 43 42 39 37 35 33 37 40
POP 12HR                     10          20           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS
TSTMS                              IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     5     5     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2200  2300  3800  3600  2700  3000  3700  3600  2900  2600
T WIND DIR              S    SW     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             14    12     9    14    20    18    16    18    21    20


DATE           08/05 THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15 SAT 08/08/15 SUN 08/09/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            95      81      94      82      95      82      91      82      95
TEMP          94 89 84 82 93 88 85 83 95 90 85 82 91 87 84 82 95 89
DEWPT         77 77 77 78 78 77 77 78 78 78 78 78 78 77 77 77 77 77
MIN/MAX RH         57      89      60      86      57      88      66      87      57
RH            58 67 81 86 60 71 78 84 57 68 79 87 67 73 81 85 58 68
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       0       5       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ234-031015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
253 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

DATE           08/02/15      MON 08/03/15            TUE 08/04/15            WED
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      72          98          77          97          76
TEMP          99 92 82 77 74 72 86 95 98 92 84 80 78 79 88 96 95 90 84 80 76 77
DEWPT         64 67 72 73 74 72 74 71 70 72 75 76 76 75 73 71 71 73 75 77 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                  100          42          96          44         100
RH            32 44 71 88100100 68 46 42 53 74 87 91 88 61 45 46 58 73 90100 96
WIND DIR       E SE  S  S  S SW SW SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       5  9  5  3  2  1  2  4  9 11  5  4  3  3  6 10 11 11  9  5  4  4
HEAT INDEX   102 95 86          94103105100 92 87       95104103 98 93
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     11 15 10 14 13 37 20 27 32 26 32 30 36 41 38 34 32 31 29 28 32 36
POP 12HR                     10          20          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS IS
TSTMS                              IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           6000  1900  6800  6200  3000  2400  5900  5500  3400  2400
T WIND DIR             SE    SW     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              6     5     5    13    16    13    13    18    23    20


DATE           08/05 THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15 SAT 08/08/15 SUN 08/09/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            96      77      99      77      98      77      98      76      97
TEMP          95 90 81 79 98 90 82 78 97 90 81 78 97 92 81 78 97 91
DEWPT         73 73 76 76 73 73 76 76 73 74 77 76 73 74 77 76 71 73
MIN/MAX RH         47      99      43      99      45     100      45     100      43
RH            48 59 87 91 44 59 85 92 47 59 87 93 46 55 86 92 45 56
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       0       5       0       5       5       5

$$

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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