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FOUS54 KCRP 262046
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
346 PM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

TXZ245-271015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
346 PM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

DATE           07/26/16      WED 07/27/16            THU 07/28/16            FRI
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          89          81          91          80
TEMP          82 81 80 80 80 79 84 87 87 89 85 85 83 81 87 91 91 87 84 83 82 80
DEWPT         75 76 76 77 77 76 77 76 75 76 78 78 79 78 77 76 76 76 77 77 78 76
MAX/MIN RH                   93          66          94          62          95
RH            82 85 90 91 92 92 79 72 69 67 80 81 87 92 72 63 63 71 80 84 90 90
WIND DIR       S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S SE
WIND SPD       9  8  6  6  6  5  8  9 11 12 10  9  9  6  8  9 11 10  9  9  6  4
HEAT INDEX    88 87       83    94 97 96101 97 97 94 89 99102102 98 93 92 91
CLOUDS        OV OV B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     94 89 77 66 73 81 76 70 65 61 58 63 58 65 55 53 52 38 46 51 64 48
POP 12HR                     30          40          30          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.16        0.17        0.04        0.05        0.01
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     3     3     2     3     3     3     1     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     6     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2000  1600  4300  5100  2100  1200  2800  2700  1900   900
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             13    11    10    17    18    13    13    18    17    11


DATE           07/29 SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16
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            91      80      91      81      91      81      92      80      91
TEMP          91 89 83 80 90 88 84 81 91 89 84 81 91 88 84 80 90 87
DEWPT         75 76 77 76 77 77 78 77 76 77 77 77 76 76 77 77 76 76
MIN/MAX RH         58      89      65      88      62      88      61      90      63
RH            60 67 84 88 65 72 83 87 63 69 81 87 62 68 81 89 65 69
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       S       S       S      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      10      20      10      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-271015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
346 PM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

DATE           07/26/16      WED 07/27/16            THU 07/28/16            FRI
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          96          78         100          77
TEMP          91 88 82 80 78 77 86 93 96 93 84 81 80 78 89 98100 94 85 81 79 78
DEWPT         72 72 74 75 75 75 74 70 68 70 74 77 77 76 75 71 69 71 74 76 76 75
MAX/MIN RH                   92          39          96          38          96
RH            53 58 76 85 90 92 67 48 39 47 72 87 91 92 62 41 38 47 70 85 92 93
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE
WIND SPD       6  8  8  5  4  4  8  8 10 12  9  6  5  3  8  6 10 12  9  5  3  2
HEAT INDEX    99 95 88          95 98101100 92 88 87    99106107101 92 87
CLOUDS        B2 OV B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     86 91 77 64 73 83 64 44 56 68 64 59 62 61 63 67 66 30 33 42 62 45
POP 12HR                     30          30          20          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.12        0.02        0.05           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC             IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS       SC SC SC SC             IS
LAL                     3     3     3     3     2     1     3     3     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2800  1500  5600  8000  3600   800  5100  5000  3800   900
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              9     9    12    18    16     9     9    19    16     6


DATE           07/29 SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16
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            99      76     100      78     100      78     100      77      99
TEMP          97 94 80 77 97 95 82 78 98 96 81 78 98 95 80 77 97 95
DEWPT         71 71 75 75 69 70 76 75 69 70 76 75 68 69 76 75 69 69
MIN/MAX RH         37      99      37      95      36      94      34      98      37
RH            44 47 86 95 41 45 84 91 39 44 83 90 39 42 86 94 41 44
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC FW SC SC SC FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20       5      20       5      10       5      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-271015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
346 PM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

DATE           07/26/16      WED 07/27/16            THU 07/28/16            FRI
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          88          82          89          81
TEMP          86 84 83 83 82 82 85 87 88 88 85 88 85 83 87 89 89 86 85 84 83 82
DEWPT         76 76 76 76 77 77 77 76 76 77 78 78 78 78 77 77 77 77 77 77 78 76
MAX/MIN RH                   86          69          87          67          88
RH            73 77 80 81 84 86 75 72 69 70 80 73 80 87 75 68 68 74 77 82 84 85
WIND DIR       S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE
WIND SPD       9 10 11 11 11  9 10 10 11 13 13 12 11  9  9  9 11 11 11 11  9  6
HEAT INDEX    95 93 92 91 90 89 96 98 98 99 97103 97 93 99101101 97 95 93 92 89
CLOUDS        OV OV B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     94 89 76 63 71 79 74 68 63 58 53 60 56 63 55 54 45 37 46 49 63 47
POP 12HR                     30          30          30          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.15        0.13        0.04        0.04        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     3     3     2     3     3     2     1     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2200  1900  3000  3100  2300  1900  2300  2200  1700  1200
T WIND DIR              S     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             18    17    12    18    23    18    16    18    20    14


DATE           07/29 SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16
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            90      82      89      83      90      83      90      82      90
TEMP          90 88 84 82 89 87 86 83 89 88 85 83 90 88 85 83 89 87
DEWPT         76 77 78 77 77 78 78 77 77 77 78 77 76 77 77 77 77 77
MIN/MAX RH         63      84      69      83      68      83      66      85      67
RH            63 70 81 84 70 75 79 82 69 72 79 83 66 70 78 85 69 73
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S       S       S       S      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      10      20      10      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-271015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
346 PM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

DATE           07/26/16      WED 07/27/16            THU 07/28/16            FRI
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          91          77          95          76
TEMP          79 79 77 76 76 76 85 89 91 89 82 80 79 78 87 93 95 91 83 80 78 77
DEWPT         73 73 74 75 75 74 75 74 71 72 76 76 77 77 76 73 71 72 76 76 75 76
MAX/MIN RH                   96          52          99          47          97
RH            79 82 91 94 95 95 72 62 53 57 81 88 92 96 69 52 47 55 78 87 91 96
WIND DIR       S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S
WIND SPD       6  9  4  3  3  3  6  9 11 10  5  4  3  3  5  8 10 10  5  4  2  2
HEAT INDEX                      93 97 97 96 90 86       98102102 99 91
CLOUDS        OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     95 90 82 75 84 93 82 70 70 71 66 74 75 72 65 61 70 44 42 54 69 54
POP 12HR                     30          40          30          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.17        0.23        0.04        0.06        0.01
RAIN SHWRS    NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC
TSTMS         NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC
LAL                     3     3     3     3     2     3     3     3     1     2
HAINES                  3     3     4     6     5     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1300   200  4600  6200  2600   600  3800  3700  3000   700
T WIND DIR              S     S    SW     S    SE     S     S    SE    SE     E
T WIND SPD              5     4     8    16    11     5    10    17    12     3


DATE           07/29 SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16
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            97      76      95      77      96      77      96      76      95
TEMP          96 92 80 77 94 90 80 78 94 91 80 77 94 92 80 76 93 90
DEWPT         73 74 76 76 74 74 77 77 74 74 76 76 73 73 76 76 73 73
MIN/MAX RH         42      99      51      99      49      97      48     100      49
RH            48 55 88 96 53 60 89 96 52 58 88 94 51 56 88 97 52 57
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S       S       S      SE       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           30       5      30       5      30       5      20       5      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC       SC SC       SC SC       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         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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