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FOUS54 KCRP 030843
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
343 AM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

TXZ245-032215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
343 AM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

DATE             FRI 07/03/15            SAT 07/04/15            SUN 07/05/15
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          89          79          88
TEMP          79 80 85 89 88 85 82 80 78 80 84 89 88 87 82 81 81 80 85 88 88 85
DEWPT         77 77 77 76 76 76 77 78 78 77 77 77 77 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   67          98          68          90          67
RH            85 90 78 67 69 76 85 93 98 91 77 69 71 70 82 86 85 89 72 67 69 74
WIND DIR       S SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8  9  9 12 14 14  9  8  6  6 10 14 16 11 10 10  9  8 11 12 13 13
HEAT INDEX    87    95100 99 94 90          94101100 96 90 87 87    94 98 99 94
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     53 52 44 36 33 29 33 37 40 43 43 43 37 35 39 49 54 47 49 42 45 37
POP 12HR                     20          20          30          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.02        0.06           0        0.04
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS             IS SC SC IS IS             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS                SC SC IS IS             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     3     2     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     5     5     4     3     3     4
MIXING HGT           3700  3500  2700  2200  4000  3700  2200  1200  4000  3800
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             17    18    19    16    16    23    28    21    25    29


DATE          MON 07/06/15 TUE 07/07/15 WED 07/08/15 THU 07/09/15
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            80      90      80      90      80      90      79      90
TEMP          81 80 89 86 81 80 88 86 81 80 89 87 82 79 90 87
DEWPT         77 76 76 76 77 77 77 76 77 76 76 77 76 76 75 75
MAX/MIN RH         92      66      91      67      89      64      91      63
RH            88 91 67 73 87 90 69 74 88 88 65 71 84 89 64 67
PWIND DIR           S       S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5      10       5      10       5       5

$$

TXZ231-032215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
343 AM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

DATE             FRI 07/03/15            SAT 07/04/15            SUN 07/05/15
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                      92          75          92          76          95
TEMP          75 76 84 91 92 87 82 78 75 77 84 91 91 88 81 79 78 77 85 93 95 88
DEWPT         75 76 77 73 73 73 75 77 75 76 76 73 73 72 74 75 76 75 75 73 74 74
MIN/MAX RH                   53         100          54          97          50
RH            98 99 80 56 55 63 79 96100 96 75 56 55 61 81 89 95 95 73 53 51 62
WIND DIR      SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       4  4  9 11 13 13  9  5  4  4 10 12 14 13 11  9  6  5 11 13 14 14
HEAT INDEX          93100101 95 90          93100100 94 86          94103105 97
CLOUDS        SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     41 51 44 37 32 28 30 33 42 50 49 47 41 43 31 37 52 55 53 49 46 38
POP 12HR                     20          10          30           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0        0.03           0        0.04
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS                   SC SC             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS                   SC SC             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     3     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     4     5     5     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           6100  5700  3400  2000  6200  5800  3100  1200  6000  5900
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             18    21    21    18    17    25    28    17    23    27


DATE          MON 07/06/15 TUE 07/07/15 WED 07/08/15 THU 07/09/15
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      95      77      94      77      95      77      96
TEMP          79 77 93 89 79 78 92 89 79 78 93 90 79 77 94 91
DEWPT         75 75 73 74 76 76 72 72 75 75 72 72 76 75 70 71
MAX/MIN RH         98      50      96      48      95      47      95      43
RH            90 95 52 63 91 94 51 59 89 93 50 56 89 92 46 52
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5      10       5       5

$$

TXZ247-032215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
343 AM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

DATE             FRI 07/03/15            SAT 07/04/15            SUN 07/05/15
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                      88          81          87          81          87
TEMP          81 81 85 88 87 85 83 82 81 81 84 87 87 85 83 82 82 81 85 87 87 86
DEWPT         77 77 77 77 77 77 77 78 78 77 77 78 78 76 77 77 76 76 76 76 77 76
MIN/MAX RH                   70          92          73          86          70
RH            84 87 78 71 72 77 83 89 92 86 78 73 75 77 82 85 85 85 75 70 72 74
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      11 11  9 12 14 14 10 10  9  8 10 14 16 11 11 11 10 10 11 12 13 13
HEAT INDEX    89 89 95 99 99 94 92 91 89 88 94100 99 94 92 89 89 88 94 97 98 95
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     50 47 42 37 33 29 32 36 40 45 44 44 38 35 40 49 53 47 49 41 47 37
POP 12HR                     20          20          30          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.02        0.05           0        0.04
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS             IS SC SC IS IS             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS                SC SC IS IS             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     3     2     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2400  2500  2400  2100  2600  2500  1900  1300  2800  2600
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             16    18    19    17    14    24    31    26    26    29


DATE          MON 07/06/15 TUE 07/07/15 WED 07/08/15 THU 07/09/15
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            81      89      82      89      81      89      81      89
TEMP          84 82 88 86 83 82 88 87 83 82 89 87 84 82 89 88
DEWPT         77 76 76 76 77 76 76 76 77 76 76 76 77 76 76 75
MAX/MIN RH         86      67      85      68      86      66      86      65
RH            81 83 69 73 83 84 68 71 84 83 67 71 82 83 67 67
PWIND DIR           S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5      10       5      10       5       5

$$

TXZ234-032215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
343 AM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

DATE             FRI 07/03/15            SAT 07/04/15            SUN 07/05/15
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          76          91          77          92
TEMP          75 77 84 90 90 86 82 78 76 78 85 91 90 88 81 79 78 78 86 91 91 87
DEWPT         75 76 77 74 73 75 76 77 76 76 77 76 74 74 75 75 76 75 75 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH                   58         100          59          95          58
RH            97 97 80 60 59 70 84 96100 94 77 63 60 65 83 89 92 92 69 60 59 68
WIND DIR      SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       3  4  8 11 13 12  6  5  4  3  8 12 13 12  8  6  5  4 10 12 13 12
HEAT INDEX          93100 98 94 89          95103 99 96 86          96101102 97
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     62 67 52 37 37 36 38 39 40 42 44 47 39 37 35 52 57 55 52 44 42 40
POP 12HR                     20          10          30          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.09           0        0.04
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS             IS IS SC IS             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS             IS IS SC IS             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     4     4     4     3     3     4
MIXING HGT           5400  5000  3100  2000  5400  5000  2700  1200  5100  5100
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S     S     S     S    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD             14    18    16    13    14    20    25    17    21    27


DATE          MON 07/06/15 TUE 07/07/15 WED 07/08/15 THU 07/09/15
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            78      92      78      91      77      92      77      92
TEMP          80 78 90 87 80 78 90 87 80 78 91 87 80 78 91 89
DEWPT         76 76 75 76 77 76 75 75 76 75 74 75 76 75 75 74
MAX/MIN RH         98      58      96      58      95      57      95      56
RH            89 94 61 69 90 94 61 67 87 92 60 66 89 93 58 63
PWIND DIR           S       S      SE       S      SE       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR            5       5       5      10       5      10       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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