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FOUS54 KCRP 012044
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
344 PM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

TXZ245-021030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
344 PM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

DATE           09/01/14      TUE 09/02/14            WED 09/03/14            THU
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                      82          91          80          88          80
TEMP          90 87 84 84 83 82 85 88 91 87 84 83 82 80 84 86 87 85 82 82 81 80
DEWPT         76 77 77 77 77 76 76 75 74 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 77 77 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                   86          60          89          69          89
RH            65 71 78 79 82 86 75 65 60 68 79 80 82 89 79 72 69 76 84 85 87 87
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      11 11 11 10  8  8 11 12 12 12 11 11  9 10 11 12 11 10  9  6  6  6
HEAT INDEX   102 99 94 94 92 88 94 98100 97 92 91 89 83 93 96 98 95 90 90 87 83
CLOUDS        B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     52 45 53 55 62 66 67 72 78 73 70 68 75 79 84 83 81 75 81 74 80 81
POP 12HR                     30          40          20          60          30
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.24        0.17        0.25        0.11
RAIN SHWRS             SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                  SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     3     3     2     2     2     4     4     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     5     5
MIXING HGT           2600  2500  4800  5400  3600  3000  3300  3300  3200  3000
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             25    23    21    21    27    25    21    21    18    14


DATE           09/04 FRI 09/05/14 SAT 09/06/14 SUN 09/07/14 MON 09/08/14
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            89      80      89      78      89      77      88      79      88
TEMP          87 86 82 80 88 86 81 79 87 85 81 78 86 85 82 79 86 85
DEWPT         75 75 77 76 76 75 76 75 75 74 74 74 74 73 74 74 74 75
MIN/MAX RH         65      90      65      90      63      89      63      87      66
RH            68 71 83 87 69 72 82 88 69 70 81 88 69 69 80 85 68 72
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      20      30      20      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS IS SC IS    IS IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC IS IS IS SC IS    IS IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-021030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
344 PM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

DATE           09/01/14      TUE 09/02/14            WED 09/03/14            THU
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                      78          97          77          90          77
TEMP          98 94 85 81 79 78 85 93 97 93 84 80 78 77 82 88 90 88 82 79 78 77
DEWPT         70 70 74 75 76 76 75 72 70 70 73 74 74 75 74 72 72 73 73 73 74 75
MAX/MIN RH                   95          43          94          55          94
RH            41 47 69 81 89 95 71 52 43 48 68 81 89 94 76 60 55 62 75 83 89 94
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E
WIND SPD      13 13 11  6  4  4  8 10 12 13 10  6  5  5  8 11 12 12  9  5  4  4
HEAT INDEX   106101 93 87       93101104 99 90 82       89 95 98 95 87
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     51 37 40 56 55 66 67 67 68 61 66 63 72 83 75 81 82 83 84 73 87 82
POP 12HR                     10          50          20          50          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.11        0.01        0.20        0.05
RAIN SHWRS    IS             IS IS SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS             IS IS SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     3     1     2     3     3     2     2
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     3     3     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           3700  2000  5700  7600  4600  2800  4700  4500  3600  2400
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             26    20    17    20    26    24    20    24    24    19


DATE           09/04 FRI 09/05/14 SAT 09/06/14 SUN 09/07/14 MON 09/08/14
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            93      76      96      75      97      74      96      75      96
TEMP          90 89 79 76 92 92 79 75 93 92 78 74 92 92 79 75 92 92
DEWPT         73 71 75 75 72 71 74 75 71 70 72 73 70 69 72 72 70 69
MIN/MAX RH         50      96      45      98      42      94      42      89      42
RH            57 56 87 96 53 51 85 98 49 48 81 94 50 48 80 89 49 47
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       E      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           40      20      30      10      30      10      30      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC IS IS IS SC          SC       IS SC       IS IS
TSTMS         IS SC IS IS IS SC          SC       IS SC       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-021030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
344 PM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

DATE           09/01/14      TUE 09/02/14            WED 09/03/14            THU
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                      82          90          81          87          80
TEMP          90 87 85 85 84 82 86 89 90 86 84 85 84 81 85 86 87 84 82 82 81 80
DEWPT         77 77 77 77 76 76 76 76 75 76 76 76 76 77 77 76 76 77 77 77 77 76
MAX/MIN RH                   83          61          87          69          87
RH            65 73 77 77 77 83 73 66 61 71 77 77 77 87 77 71 70 79 84 84 85 87
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      11 11 12 12 10  9 11 12 13 12 13 13 11 11 13 13 12 11  9  8  8  9
HEAT INDEX   103 98 95 96 94 89 96100101 96 94 94 92 88 95 96 98 94 91 91 89 86
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     50 45 51 53 64 70 71 74 78 72 70 68 75 78 84 82 79 76 83 74 81 83
POP 12HR                     30          40          30          60          30
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.25        0.20        0.28        0.14
RAIN SHWRS             SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                  SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     3     3     2     2     3     4     4     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     5     5
MIXING HGT           2700  2700  4400  4800  3600  3000  3000  3200  3100  3200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             25    23    21    23    28    25    23    21    18    14


DATE           09/04 FRI 09/05/14 SAT 09/06/14 SUN 09/07/14 MON 09/08/14
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            89      81      90      79      89      79      89      80      88
TEMP          87 85 83 81 88 85 82 79 88 84 82 79 87 84 82 80 86 84
DEWPT         76 76 77 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 74 75 74 75 74 75 75
MIN/MAX RH         66      87      64      87      64      86      63      83      66
RH            69 75 82 87 67 75 81 87 67 73 79 86 67 71 78 83 68 76
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           40      20      30      20      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS IS SC IS    IS IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC IS IS IS SC IS    IS IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-021030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
344 PM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

DATE           09/01/14      TUE 09/02/14            WED 09/03/14            THU
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                      77          94          77          92          76
TEMP          95 92 84 80 79 77 86 93 94 90 83 80 78 77 86 91 92 89 82 79 78 76
DEWPT         75 74 76 76 76 76 76 73 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 74 74 74 75 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   96          51          93          57          96
RH            52 58 79 87 92 96 73 52 53 59 77 86 90 93 69 59 57 62 79 88 93 96
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      12 11  9  6  3  4  9 11 12 11  6  5  4  4  8 10 10  9  5  3  3  3
HEAT INDEX   107102 92 86       97102105100 90          95101102 99 89
CLOUDS        B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     56 42 59 60 63 62 70 73 77 70 62 65 71 78 83 78 73 67 79 73 80 79
POP 12HR                     20          50          20          50          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.22        0.08        0.17        0.06
RAIN SHWRS    IS       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS         IS       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     2     3     2     2     2     3     3     2     2
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     4     4     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2900  2000  6200  6500  3400  2900  3900  3800  3300  3100
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             25    20    19    20    25    23    19    21    18    13


DATE           09/04 FRI 09/05/14 SAT 09/06/14 SUN 09/07/14 MON 09/08/14
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            94      76      94      76      95      74      95      75      95
TEMP          93 91 79 76 93 91 79 76 94 91 77 74 93 91 78 75 94 92
DEWPT         75 73 75 75 75 73 75 73 72 72 74 72 72 70 73 73 72 72
MIN/MAX RH         51      97      50      92      47      96      46      95      47
RH            56 56 90 97 55 55 86 92 49 53 88 96 50 51 84 95 50 53
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       E      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      10      30      10      30      10      30      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC       IS SC       IS SC       IS SC       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC       IS SC       IS SC       IS SC       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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