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FOUS54 KCRP 301544 AAA
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1044 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

TXZ245-302215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
1044 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE             WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14
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          80          90          81          89
TEMP                   88 89 87 82 81 81 80 84 89 89 87 83 82 82 81 84 88 88 86
DEWPT                  75 72 73 75 76 76 75 77 76 74 75 76 76 76 75 74 74 74 75
MIN/MAX RH                   58          85          61          85          62
RH                     65 59 65 79 84 84 84 80 67 62 69 80 84 84 85 75 64 64 70
WIND DIR               SE  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD                9 11 12 10  8  6  3  6 10 11 12  9  9  8  4  4  8  9 10
HEAT INDEX             97 96 95 89 87 87 83 94 99 97 97 91 88 88 83 91 96 97 95
CLOUDS                 SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)              27 43  7 21 28 27 28 26 28 26 38 49 60 71 82 80 79 74 69
POP 12HR                     10           5          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01        0.09
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                  IS IS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
HAINES                        4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5
MIXING HGT                 4400  1800  1400  4000  3800  2100  2000  3800  3300
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD                   14    18    18    13    16    17    17    11     8


DATE          SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14
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            79      88      78      88      79      87      80      87
TEMP          81 79 87 85 79 78 87 85 80 79 86 85 80 80 86 85
DEWPT         75 74 72 73 73 74 72 72 73 72 72 72 73 73 73 73
MAX/MIN RH         85      61      89      59      82      61      83      63
RH            84 84 64 69 83 89 62 66 81 82 63 65 78 83 66 68
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       E      SE       E      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      30      20      30      20      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-302215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
1044 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE             WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14
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                     101          75         101          76          96
TEMP                   97100 95 84 79 76 75 87 97100 95 85 80 77 76 85 93 96 91
DEWPT                  64 63 68 71 74 75 74 75 70 67 70 73 75 75 74 73 71 70 70
MIN/MAX RH                   28          97          35          95          43
RH                     33 30 41 66 85 96 97 68 42 35 45 67 85 93 95 67 49 43 49
WIND DIR                S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD                8 10 13 13  6  5  4  9  8 10 13 10  9  8  2  2  3  6  8
HEAT INDEX            100103100 89          96104105102 92          92100102 97
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)              10  8 10  9 20 26 53 30 33 37 43 53 63 74 85 80 76 75 74
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01        0.13
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
HAINES                        5     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT                 8700  4300   900  6300  8500  4700  1200  4600  6900
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD                   14    21    21    16    13    18    16     9     6


DATE          SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14
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      75      94      75      94      75      95
TEMP          78 75 91 90 77 75 91 90 78 75 91 89 77 75 92 90
DEWPT         73 73 69 68 71 73 68 67 71 72 70 68 70 72 70 69
MAX/MIN RH         94      43      95      41      89      45      91      44
RH            85 94 49 49 81 95 47 47 80 89 50 49 78 91 50 49
PWIND DIR           E       E       E      NE       E       E      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      30      20      20      20      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-302215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
1044 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE             WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14
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          81          90          80          87
TEMP                   89 89 86 83 83 83 81 85 89 89 86 83 83 82 80 84 87 87 84
DEWPT                  76 74 74 76 77 77 75 78 77 75 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH                   60          83          63          85          67
RH                     65 60 68 78 82 82 83 78 68 63 71 79 81 81 85 75 68 68 74
WIND DIR               SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD                9 11 12 11  9  8  5  6 10 11 13 11 11 10  5  5  8 10 10
HEAT INDEX            100 98 94 91 91 91 87 96101 99 96 92 91 90 86 92 96 97 93
CLOUDS                 FW SC FW FW SC SC SC FW SC FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)              22 43  8 18 27 28 28 25 26 24 37 51 64 72 80 80 79 73 67
POP 12HR                     10           5           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.05
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS                                     IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                  IS IS                                     IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                        4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5
MIXING HGT                 2600  1700  1700  2800  2500  2100  1900  3600  3200
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD                   13    18    18    13    16    18    18    12     8


DATE          SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14
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            79      87      78      88      79      87      80      87
TEMP          81 79 86 84 81 78 87 84 81 79 87 85 82 80 86 84
DEWPT         75 74 73 74 74 74 72 73 74 73 73 73 73 74 74 74
MAX/MIN RH         85      64      87      60      82      62      82      67
RH            82 85 65 73 80 87 62 68 78 82 63 68 75 82 68 72
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       E      SE       E      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      30      20      30      20      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-302215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
1044 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE             WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14
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                      99          76          99          76          94
TEMP                   97 99 94 83 79 77 76 88 97 99 94 83 80 78 76 85 92 94 89
DEWPT                  69 70 69 72 75 74 73 77 73 72 73 75 76 76 75 73 72 72 73
MIN/MAX RH                   38          92          42          96          50
RH                     40 39 45 71 89 90 91 71 47 42 51 76 88 93 95 68 53 50 58
WIND DIR                S  S SE SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD                8 11 12 10  4  2  2  8 10 11 11  5  4  3  1  2  4  6  8
HEAT INDEX            104106 99 88         101108109103 90          92100102 97
CLOUDS                 SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)              43 48 10 34 29 26 28 32 34 35 45 57 70 77 84 82 80 77 75
POP 12HR                     10           5          10          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.04        0.18
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS                         IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                  IS IS                         IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
HAINES                        5     5     4     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                 7000  2800   300  5900  6000  2000  1200  4600  5500
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD                   13    19    19    13    13    16    14     9     5


DATE          SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14
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      92      74      92      75      93      75      93
TEMP          78 75 90 88 76 74 90 88 77 75 91 89 77 75 91 89
DEWPT         72 72 71 70 73 74 70 70 72 72 71 70 71 72 71 71
MAX/MIN RH         89      49      99      49      90      48      92      48
RH            84 89 54 56 89 99 52 56 84 90 51 54 82 92 52 55
PWIND DIR           E       E       E      NE      SE       E      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      30      20      30      20      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC 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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