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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
328 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

TXZ245-092215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
328 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

DATE             TUE 02/09/16            WED 02/10/16            THU 02/11/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      67          45          70          55          75
TEMP             40 51 63 67 61 54 50 48 45 56 67 70 63 61 59 56 55 60 71 75 69
DEWPT            30 29 28 33 38 39 43 43 42 43 44 44 47 49 51 50 51 51 54 55 57
MIN/MAX RH                   26          92          39          87          51
RH               66 42 27 28 42 56 77 84 90 62 44 39 58 65 75 81 87 73 55 51 65
WIND DIR         NW  N NW NW SW  S  S SW  S SW  S SW  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          5  5  4  5  1  3  3  3  2  2  5  5  8  9  9  6  5 10 12 13  9
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        25 24 11  8  9  5  4  5  5  4  0  0  0  0  0  2  4  3  0  2  4
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           3100  4800   500   200  2100  2900  2600  1300  3200  3000
T WIND DIR             NW     N     E    SE     S     S     S    SW     S     S
T WIND SPD             10     8     3     2     5    12    16    12    17    19


DATE               FRI 02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16  MON 02/15/16
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            59    74      57    73      58    72      57    70
TEMP          62   60 71 69 62   58 70 69 62   58 69 68 61   58 68 67
DEWPT         58   57 57 58 58   55 56 56 56   55 56 57 58   56 59 57
MAX/MIN RH         93    57      92    54      90    59      98    64
RH            86   91 63 66 88   91 61 62 80   88 64 67 90   95 74 72
PWIND DIR           S     S       S    SE      SE    SE       S    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            0     0       5     5       5    10      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-092215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
328 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

DATE             TUE 02/09/16            WED 02/10/16            THU 02/11/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      73          41          79          50          81
TEMP             39 53 66 73 67 52 46 44 42 56 72 79 73 65 58 51 50 59 75 81 75
DEWPT            24 27 24 26 29 30 32 33 33 35 34 33 33 36 38 40 43 42 45 44 48
MIN/MAX RH                   17          71          18          76          28
RH               55 38 21 17 24 41 57 66 70 45 24 18 24 34 48 67 76 55 34 28 38
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW  N  S  S SW SW  W SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD          3  3  5  5  2  3  3  3  3  2  5  5  5  6  8  5  4  9 11 11  8
CLOUDS           SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        26 24 12  8  9  4  3  3  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  0  0  0  0
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     6     6     5     5     6     6     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           4700  5900  1000   200  5000  7300  6700  3300  5700  5600
T WIND DIR             NW     N     E     S    SW     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             10     8     4     4     9    10    12    10    14    17


DATE               FRI 02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16  MON 02/15/16
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            54    80      54    80      56    79      56    76
TEMP          60   54 74 75 58   55 74 75 60   56 74 74 60   57 72 72
DEWPT         53   53 54 51 55   52 51 49 54   54 53 52 56   55 58 54
MAX/MIN RH        100    38      94    34      93    39      99    48
RH            77   95 49 44 89   88 45 40 82   91 48 46 90   94 61 54
PWIND DIR          SE     S      SE    SE      SE    SE      SE    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5    10       5    10

$$

TXZ247-092215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
328 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

DATE             TUE 02/09/16            WED 02/10/16            THU 02/11/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      66          48          68          57          70
TEMP             45 51 60 66 62 58 54 52 48 56 65 68 62 61 62 58 57 61 68 70 67
DEWPT            34 32 31 37 41 42 47 46 45 45 47 48 49 51 52 52 53 53 55 56 58
MIN/MAX RH                   33          90          48          86          62
RH               67 47 34 35 46 55 76 83 90 68 52 48 63 68 72 80 86 77 65 62 73
WIND DIR         NW  N NW NW  S  S  S SW  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          6  8  4  3  2  4  4  4  3  3  4  6  9 10 11  9  8 11 10 11 10
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL
CLOUDS(%)        25 24 11  8  9  5  4  4  4  4  0  0  1  1  1  2  4  3  3  6  5
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           2200  3000   600   300  1500  2400  2300  1600  2300  2200
T WIND DIR              N     N     E     S    SW     S     S    SW     S     S
T WIND SPD             10     5     3     2     4    12    18    16    16    18


DATE               FRI 02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16  MON 02/15/16
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            60    69      59    72      60    72      59    71
TEMP          63   61 68 67 62   59 70 69 63   60 70 69 63   60 69 68
DEWPT         59   58 58 59 58   57 57 57 57   56 57 58 59   57 59 58
MAX/MIN RH         92    70      91    59      88    59      94    66
RH            86   91 73 77 89   90 64 66 81   87 64 67 89   92 73 73
PWIND DIR           S     S       S    SE      SE    SE       S    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0     0       5     5      10    10      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-092215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
328 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

DATE             TUE 02/09/16            WED 02/10/16            THU 02/11/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      68          40          73          49          77
TEMP             37 50 63 68 61 49 44 42 40 52 68 73 66 61 55 50 49 56 71 77 70
DEWPT            24 27 25 28 35 35 36 35 36 38 39 39 43 43 47 44 45 46 49 51 53
MIN/MAX RH                   21          83          28          88          40
RH               61 42 23 23 38 58 72 76 83 59 34 29 43 53 74 82 88 69 46 40 55
WIND DIR         NW  N NW NW NW  S  S  W  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD          4  4  5  8  3  2  2  2  2  0  5  5  6  6  8  5  3  9 14 12 10
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        25 24 12  8 11  5  4  5  5  4  0  0  0  0  1  2  4  3  0  0  0
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           4800  5000   300   100  4800  5900  3800  1400  4100  3900
T WIND DIR             NW     N     E    SE     S    SW     S    SW     S     S
T WIND SPD             11     9     3     2     8    12    14     9    17    23


DATE               FRI 02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16  MON 02/15/16
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            55    76      53    76      53    72      54    72
TEMP          59   56 73 69 56   54 72 69 56   53 69 66 57   55 69 66
DEWPT         56   54 56 55 55   52 54 52 52   51 54 55 56   54 58 55
MAX/MIN RH         99    49      95    45      94    54     100    59
RH            89   94 56 60 95   92 52 55 88   90 59 65 98   98 68 67
PWIND DIR           S     S       S    SE      SE    SE      SE     E
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC B1 SC   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0     0       5     5       5    10      20    10
RAIN SHWRS                                              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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