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FOUS54 KCRP 222009
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
309 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

TXZ245-231015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
309 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

DATE           05/22/15      SAT 05/23/15            SUN 05/24/15            MON
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          85          77          83          76
TEMP          82 80 78 77 77 77 82 85 83 81 78 77 78 79 77 81 83 77 77 78 78 78
DEWPT         74 73 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 73 73 74 75 75 74 74 74 74 75 76 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   92          67          92          73          94
RH            78 82 88 92 91 91 75 67 71 77 86 91 91 87 91 79 74 90 94 92 91 89
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD      12 11 10 10 10 10 11 13 16 14 13 13 12 12 14 16 14 12 12 12 10 10
HEAT INDEX    87                88 93 89 85                86 89
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV
CLOUDS(%)     65 45 37 90 88 88 84 62 64 66 91 91 91 91 90 89 82 75 75 75 82 88
POP 12HR                     40          40          70          60          70
QPF 12HR                   0.14        0.22        0.25        0.63        0.87
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS         SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
LAL                     2     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     4     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2800  3000  4800  4700  2400  3400  2500  2400  1800  2100
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             24    24    20    25    28    29    26    24    21    19
FLASH FLOOD                         A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE           05/25 TUE 05/26/15 WED 05/27/15 THU 05/28/15 FRI 05/29/15
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            84      76      84      77      85      78      86      77      85
TEMP          83 81 78 76 83 80 79 77 85 83 80 78 85 83 79 78 85 83
DEWPT         74 75 76 74 74 75 76 76 75 74 75 76 74 74 75 75 74 74
MIN/MAX RH         74      93      73      95      72      94      70      92      69
RH            75 82 93 93 73 84 91 95 73 75 85 93 71 75 87 91 71 74
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 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           60      60      50      20      30      20      30      10      30
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC       SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC       SC SC

$$

TXZ231-231015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
309 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

DATE           05/22/15      SAT 05/23/15            SUN 05/24/15            MON
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          86          72          85          73
TEMP          86 82 76 74 74 73 78 85 86 82 76 73 73 74 76 84 85 81 77 75 75 74
DEWPT         74 73 73 73 73 73 72 72 73 74 74 73 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 73 73 73
MAX/MIN RH                   99          66         100          67          99
RH            69 74 89 98 97 99 82 67 66 75 92100 99 97 90 69 70 80 92 95 95 99
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD      12 11  8  6  5  6  9 12 16 11 10  9  6  6 10 12 11  8  8  6  5  5
HEAT INDEX    93 88                91 93 88                90 91 87
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC B1 OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     62 48 46 63 90 90 84 54 59 64 90 90 90 90 85 81 74 67 65 63 73 84
POP 12HR                     10          60          70          70          50
QPF 12HR                      0        0.41        0.54        0.96        0.31
RAIN SHWRS    SC             SC SC NM NM SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC NM
TSTMS         SC             SC SC NM NM SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC NM
LAL                     1     1     3     4     3     4     4     4     3     3
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           2400  1500  5500  4900  1900  1300  3300  3200  2500  1300
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             21    18    19    25    25    20    18    18    13    11
FLASH FLOOD                         A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE           05/25 TUE 05/26/15 WED 05/27/15 THU 05/28/15 FRI 05/29/15
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            86      73      86      74      88      75      88      74      88
TEMP          85 80 75 73 85 82 76 75 87 84 77 75 87 84 75 75 87 84
DEWPT         73 74 75 72 74 75 75 74 73 74 74 74 72 73 73 73 71 72
MIN/MAX RH         66     100      69     100      62      99      59      99      58
RH            68 84 99 98 70 81 98 98 64 73 92 97 62 70 94 97 61 69
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 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           60      60      40      20      30      20      30      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ247-231015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
309 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

DATE           05/22/15      SAT 05/23/15            SUN 05/24/15            MON
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          85          77          84          78
TEMP          82 80 79 79 79 78 83 85 84 81 79 79 79 78 78 80 84 79 79 80 80 80
DEWPT         74 74 74 75 75 74 74 74 73 73 74 75 75 74 74 74 74 75 75 76 76 75
MAX/MIN RH                   88          69          89          73          91
RH            77 81 84 88 86 87 74 70 71 79 84 87 87 89 88 83 73 87 91 87 86 87
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD      12 12 12 12 11 11 12 14 16 16 16 16 16 16 17 17 14 12 13 14 14 13
HEAT INDEX    88 85             89 92 91 86                82 91       86 86 82
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     65 46 40 92 85 85 82 68 66 65 90 90 90 90 88 87 81 75 75 75 81 87
POP 12HR                     40          40          70          60          70
QPF 12HR                   0.14        0.20        0.27        0.50        0.71
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS         SC IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
LAL                     2     3     3     2     3     4     4     4     4     4
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3000  3300  4300  4400  2800  4200  2500  2500  2100  2500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             24    25    21    25    29    32    31    26    24    25
FLASH FLOOD                         A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE           05/25 TUE 05/26/15 WED 05/27/15 THU 05/28/15 FRI 05/29/15
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            84      78      84      79      85      79      85      79      85
TEMP          84 79 81 78 84 81 81 79 83 83 81 80 84 83 81 79 85 83
DEWPT         74 75 76 74 74 75 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 74 74
MIN/MAX RH         74      93      72      91      72      89      71      88      71
RH            74 89 86 87 73 81 85 89 77 76 82 87 74 76 82 88 72 75
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 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           60      60      50      20      30      20      30      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC       IS IS
TSTMS         NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-231015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
309 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

DATE           05/22/15      SAT 05/23/15            SUN 05/24/15            MON
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          84          73          83          73
TEMP          83 80 75 74 73 74 81 83 83 80 75 74 73 75 77 83 81 76 74 76 76 73
DEWPT         72 72 72 72 72 73 73 74 73 73 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 75 73 72
MAX/MIN RH                   97          70         100          75         100
RH            70 77 90 93 96 97 77 74 72 78 95 99100 94 90 75 81 94100 96 92 97
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD      12 11  8  5  4  5  9 13 16 13 11 10 10 10 12 14 13 11  9  8  6  6
HEAT INDEX    89 84             87 89 89 84                90 86
CLOUDS        B2 SC SC SC OV OV B2 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV
CLOUDS(%)     73 45 35 42 89 89 84 54 65 76 91 91 91 91 93 95 87 79 79 79 87 94
POP 12HR                     20          40          70          80          70
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.25        0.40        0.86        0.83
RAIN SHWRS    SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS         SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM NM
LAL                     1     2     3     3     3     4     5     5     4     4
HAINES                  3     3     3     5     5     4     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           2300   600  4200  4000  1600  1100  2800  2600  1600  1400
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             16    12    18    24    26    26    24    23    16    12
FLASH FLOOD                         A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE           05/25 TUE 05/26/15 WED 05/27/15 THU 05/28/15 FRI 05/29/15
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            84      73      85      74      87      75      87      74      86
TEMP          83 80 74 73 84 81 76 75 85 84 77 75 86 84 77 75 86 84
DEWPT         75 74 74 72 75 74 75 75 76 74 75 74 75 74 74 74 74 73
MIN/MAX RH         75     100      73     100      69      99      67      98      66
RH            77 83100 97 74 81 97 99 73 74 91 97 68 70 92 96 68 71
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           70      60      50      20      30      20      30      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

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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