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FOUS54 KCRP 021446 AAA
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
946 AM CDT WED SEP 2 2015

TXZ245-022215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
946 AM CDT WED SEP 2 2015

DATE             WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15
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          76          87          77          90
TEMP                82 87 87 83 80 78 76 76 82 86 87 83 81 80 77 77 84 89 90 85
DEWPT               73 72 73 73 74 75 76 74 74 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH                   60          99          65          97          62
RH                  75 61 63 72 82 88 99 94 77 66 65 74 82 87 95 96 74 64 62 72
WIND DIR             E  E SE SE SE  S  S SE  S  S  S SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD             4  8  6  8  5  6  4  4  5  8  8 10  9  6  4  4  5  9 10 10
HEAT INDEX          88 94 94 89 85          89 94 95 90 86          92100100 94
CLOUDS              B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B2 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)           54 68 63 52 46 45 51 57 60 69 54 43 44 44 44 48 71 66 50 37
POP 12HR                     40          30          40          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.12        0.04        0.08        0.01        0.11
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                  SC SC       SC SC SC SC SC SC                   IS IS
LAL                           3     1     3     3     3     1     1     1     2
HAINES                        3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT                 4600  3100  2600  4200  4100  3200  2400  5300  5200
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   13    11     8    10    14    13     9    11    17


DATE          SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15
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      91      77      91      76      92      75      90
TEMP          81 78 90 86 81 77 90 85 80 76 91 86 80 76 89 85
DEWPT         75 76 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 76 75 75 75 74 74
MAX/MIN RH         94      61      97      62      98      60      99      60
RH            83 94 62 73 86 96 64 74 88 97 62 71 86 98 62 72
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      20      10      20      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS       IS IS    IS IS IS    IS IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS       IS IS       IS IS    IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-022215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
946 AM CDT WED SEP 2 2015

DATE             WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15
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          73          93          73          95
TEMP                82 91 94 90 84 78 74 73 82 90 93 90 81 77 75 73 83 91 95 91
DEWPT               74 70 68 68 73 73 73 73 74 71 69 70 74 75 75 73 72 72 72 72
MIN/MAX RH                   44         100          46         100          49
RH                  77 50 44 48 69 86100 99 76 53 46 52 79 93 99100 71 53 49 54
WIND DIR             E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD             2  6  9  9  4  3  2  2  4  5  6 10  8  3  3  3  5  8 10 11
HEAT INDEX          88 96 98 95 91          88 96 99 95 86          88 99104 99
CLOUDS              B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC SC B2 SC
CLOUDS(%)           52 61 69 38 34 31 48 66 46 64 64 41 27 25 25 42 44 36 79 34
POP 12HR                     30          10          30           5          30
QPF 12HR                   0.07           0        0.04           0        0.01
RAIN SHWRS          IS SC SC IS          IS IS SC SC                   SC SC
TSTMS                  SC SC IS          IS IS SC SC                   SC SC
LAL                           3     1     1     2     3     1     1     1     3
HAINES                        4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                 7200  4300  1400  7300  6900  4000   900  8200  7700
T WIND DIR                    E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   16     9     4     8    13    11     5    10    18


DATE          SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15
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            75      96      74      97      74      97      74      96
TEMP          79 75 93 93 78 74 94 93 79 74 94 93 78 74 93 92
DEWPT         75 74 73 72 75 74 72 72 76 74 70 71 75 74 70 70
MAX/MIN RH         99      46     100      44     100      42     100      42
RH            90 99 51 52 90100 49 51 90100 47 49 90100 47 49
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 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      20       5      10       5      10       5      20
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS                               IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS                               IS IS

$$

TXZ247-022215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
946 AM CDT WED SEP 2 2015

DATE             WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15
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          78          86          79          90
TEMP                84 88 87 84 82 81 79 79 83 85 86 84 82 81 80 79 85 89 89 86
DEWPT               73 73 74 74 75 75 76 74 75 74 75 75 76 76 76 75 75 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   62          91          68          88          65
RH                  71 62 64 71 79 83 91 86 77 69 70 75 80 83 88 86 73 67 66 72
WIND DIR            SE  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD             5  9  6  9  8  9  6  6  6  8  8 10 10  9  6  6  6  8 10 10
HEAT INDEX          90 95 96 91 89 87       89 94 95 91 90 88       93100100 95
CLOUDS              B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B2 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)           53 67 63 52 48 53 55 57 63 64 59 43 44 45 45 48 70 64 44 37
POP 12HR                     40          30          40          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.11        0.04        0.07        0.01        0.11
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                  SC SC       SC SC SC SC SC SC                   IS IS
LAL                           3     1     3     3     3     1     1     1     2
HAINES                        4     4     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                 4200  3400  4000  4000  3900  3400  3700  4700  4500
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   14    14    12    12    14    17    12    12    16


DATE          SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15
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      79      90      78      89
TEMP          83 80 89 86 83 81 89 86 82 79 89 86 82 78 89 85
DEWPT         77 76 76 76 77 76 76 76 77 76 76 76 76 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH         90      66      89      65      92      64      92      63
RH            81 88 67 73 81 87 67 74 83 90 66 73 82 90 65 72
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 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      20      10      10      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS                IS IS IS    IS IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS                   IS IS    IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-022215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
946 AM CDT WED SEP 2 2015

DATE             WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15
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          74          88          74          92
TEMP                81 89 90 86 81 77 74 74 80 86 88 85 80 77 76 74 83 89 92 88
DEWPT               74 71 72 72 74 74 74 73 75 74 73 72 74 74 74 73 74 75 75 74
MIN/MAX RH                   54         100          61          96          57
RH                  79 56 56 64 78 90100 97 85 68 61 65 83 89 93 96 75 62 57 64
WIND DIR             E  E  E SE SE SE  E  E SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD             3  5  6  6  3  3  2  2  2  4  6 11  8  2  1  2  5  9 10 11
HEAT INDEX          87 95 97 93 86          85 94 96 90             89 99103 97
CLOUDS              B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B2 B2 B2 SC
CLOUDS(%)           62 70 71 51 49 45 54 63 55 68 56 46 45 44 44 48 76 71 72 36
POP 12HR                     40          30          40          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.02        0.07        0.01        0.04
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                  SC SC       SC SC SC SC SC SC                   IS IS
LAL                           3     1     3     3     3     1     1     1     2
HAINES                        4     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                 5400  3400  1300  5100  4800  2200   200  5700  6100
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   12     6     3     5    13    10     3    11    19


DATE          SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15
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            75      94      76      94      75      93      73      93
TEMP          79 75 91 89 80 76 91 89 79 75 90 88 77 73 90 88
DEWPT         75 74 75 75 76 74 75 75 76 74 75 75 75 73 73 73
MAX/MIN RH         97      54      96      55      99      55     100      52
RH            87 97 60 63 89 96 60 64 90 99 61 65 93100 57 62
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           10      20      10      20      10      20       5      20
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS       IS IS       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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