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FOUS54 KCRP 060822
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
322 AM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

TXZ245-062230-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
322 AM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

DATE             MON 07/06/15            TUE 07/07/15            WED 07/08/15
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                      87          81          87          79          88
TEMP          80 79 84 87 87 85 83 82 81 81 85 87 87 85 83 82 79 79 83 88 88 85
DEWPT         77 76 75 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 73 78 78 77 76 76 76 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   69          85          64          92          68
RH            90 90 75 69 70 74 80 83 84 85 73 68 64 80 83 87 90 91 77 69 70 75
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD      11 11 14 16 16 13 13 12 11 11 12 14 16 16 14 12 11 10 13 16 17 12
HEAT INDEX    87    92 96 98 95 91 89 88 87 93 96 95 96 93 90       91 99 98 94
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     61 54 45 39 40 30 36 42 51 49 47 45 46 32 34 35 31 27 32 36 38 39
POP 12HR                      5           5          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     5     5     6     6     5
MIXING HGT           3500  3500  2600  2100  3000  3000  2400  1700  3000  2900
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             26    27    24    20    23    27    25    24    23    24


DATE          THU 07/09/15 FRI 07/10/15 SAT 07/11/15 SUN 07/12/15
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      89      78      89      78      90      77      90
TEMP          81 79 89 85 81 79 89 85 80 79 89 85 80 78 89 86
DEWPT         76 76 77 76 76 75 76 75 76 76 76 75 76 75 76 75
MAX/MIN RH         94      67      91      65      95      64      95      64
RH            86 91 68 75 86 88 66 72 87 92 65 71 90 90 65 69
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5      10      10      10       5      10

$$

TXZ231-062230-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
322 AM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

DATE             MON 07/06/15            TUE 07/07/15            WED 07/08/15
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                      91          77          92          76          93
TEMP          77 76 85 91 91 88 82 80 78 77 86 91 91 88 84 80 76 77 85 92 93 88
DEWPT         75 74 72 71 72 73 74 74 74 74 72 72 70 74 76 76 76 74 76 71 73 73
MIN/MAX RH                   53          91          50         100          49
RH            92 95 65 54 54 63 77 82 87 91 64 54 50 65 76 87100 93 75 50 52 61
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD      10  9 13 16 17 16 12 11 10  9 13 16 18 16 13 10  9  8 14 16 17 14
HEAT INDEX          92 98 99 95 88          93 99 97 97 93          93 99101 96
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     61 55 45 36 35 30 34 39 52 49 45 40 39 27 33 40 40 41 40 38 33 28
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           4300  4600  3600  1500  4000  4300  3400  1400  5000  4800
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE
T WIND SPD             25    29    23    17    24    29    25    21    26    29


DATE          THU 07/09/15 FRI 07/10/15 SAT 07/11/15 SUN 07/12/15
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      75      94      75      95      74      96
TEMP          80 77 93 89 78 77 93 89 78 76 93 91 78 76 94 92
DEWPT         75 75 71 71 75 74 71 73 75 74 72 74 75 74 70 72
MAX/MIN RH        100      46     100      47      99      48     100      44
RH            87 94 49 55 89 91 48 59 89 92 51 57 88 91 46 53
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       5       0       5       5       5      10       5

$$

TXZ247-062230-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
322 AM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

DATE             MON 07/06/15            TUE 07/07/15            WED 07/08/15
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                      86          82          86          81          87
TEMP          82 81 84 86 86 85 83 83 82 82 85 86 86 85 84 83 81 81 84 87 87 85
DEWPT         77 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 74 78 77 77 76 76 76 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   72          83          66          86          70
RH            87 85 76 72 73 76 80 82 81 83 75 71 66 78 80 81 85 85 77 71 71 74
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD      13 13 16 16 16 14 14 14 13 12 13 14 16 17 16 14 13 12 13 16 17 13
HEAT INDEX    90 87 93 96 97 95 92 91 89 88 93 96 94 97 95 93 88 87 92 97 97 94
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     58 54 45 39 41 30 36 43 51 48 47 47 47 34 34 34 30 27 33 39 39 40
POP 12HR                      5           5          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     4     4     5     6     6     5
MIXING HGT           3200  3100  2400  2200  2800  2700  2100  1800  2300  2300
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             27    27    26    24    24    27    25    25    23    23


DATE          THU 07/09/15 FRI 07/10/15 SAT 07/11/15 SUN 07/12/15
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      88      80      88      80      89      79      89
TEMP          82 81 88 85 82 81 88 85 82 81 88 86 82 80 88 86
DEWPT         76 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 76 75 76 75 77 76 76 76
MAX/MIN RH         88      68      86      65      85      66      90      66
RH            81 86 69 74 81 84 66 71 81 83 67 71 85 87 67 71
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5      10      10      10       5      10

$$

TXZ234-062230-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
322 AM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

DATE             MON 07/06/15            TUE 07/07/15            WED 07/08/15
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                      89          78          90          76          90
TEMP          78 77 85 89 89 86 82 80 79 78 85 89 90 86 83 81 77 77 83 90 89 85
DEWPT         76 76 75 74 75 75 76 76 76 75 74 74 73 76 77 77 76 76 75 73 74 74
MIN/MAX RH                   61          89          57          99          57
RH            92 96 72 62 62 70 81 86 89 88 69 61 57 73 81 89 97 96 77 58 61 71
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S SE  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       8  8 13 16 16 13 10  9  8  6 12 14 16 13 11  9  8  6 13 14 16 12
HEAT INDEX          92 98 99 96 89 86       93 98 97 96 92 88       91 98 98 93
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     60 55 45 39 37 30 39 48 56 53 49 44 45 31 35 40 35 30 30 30 30 29
POP 12HR                      5           5          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     4     5     4     6     6     4
MIXING HGT           4100  4300  3000  1900  3700  3900  3000  1700  4600  4300
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S     S    SE     S     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             23    26    18    13    21    26    24    21    24    25


DATE          THU 07/09/15 FRI 07/10/15 SAT 07/11/15 SUN 07/12/15
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            76      92      75      92      75      92      75      93
TEMP          79 77 91 86 79 77 91 87 78 77 91 87 78 76 91 88
DEWPT         76 75 74 74 75 74 74 73 75 74 74 74 75 74 73 73
MAX/MIN RH         99      56      98      55      98      56      99      53
RH            91 94 57 68 89 92 57 65 92 90 57 64 90 93 55 61
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       5       5      10       5      10      10      10

$$

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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