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FOUS54 KCRP 210819
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
319 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

TXZ245-212215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
319 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

DATE             THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14            SAT 08/23/14
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                      91          82          90          83          89
TEMP          83 82 86 90 90 88 85 84 83 82 86 89 89 88 86 84 84 83 85 88 89 88
DEWPT         81 79 79 75 75 76 77 79 79 80 78 74 74 76 76 76 76 76 76 74 74 75
MIN/MAX RH                   61          93          60          80          61
RH            84 92 79 64 63 70 79 85 90 93 78 63 62 67 74 78 80 80 74 63 62 66
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      10  8 12 12 13 13 13 13 10  8  9  9 11 11 10  8  4  2  4  9 11 11
HEAT INDEX    94 94100101100 98 96 95 94 93 98 99 99 99 96 94 92 91 94 97 99 98
CLOUDS        SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     32 20 24 21  7 15 17 18 20 32 29 11 10 11 20 28 36 44 37 29 23 20
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     5     5     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           4700  4400  2200  1900  4200  4100  2200  1400  2700  2900
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             24    23    23    20    16    16    16     8    10    17


DATE          SUN 08/24/14 MON 08/25/14 TUE 08/26/14 WED 08/27/14
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            83      89      84      89      81      90      80      90
TEMP          84 83 88 88 85 84 88 88 83 81 88 88 82 80 88 88
DEWPT         76 76 74 75 76 76 74 74 76 76 73 74 75 75 73 74
MAX/MIN RH         79      60      77      61      86      59      85      59
RH            77 79 63 66 76 77 63 64 81 85 61 63 81 85 62 65
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       S      SE       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      20      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                                    IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-212215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
319 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

DATE             THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14            SAT 08/23/14
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                     102          78         101          76         100
TEMP          79 78 89 98102 96 87 83 80 78 89 98101 96 87 81 78 76 85 96100 96
DEWPT         78 77 77 69 67 70 74 77 77 77 76 69 67 67 71 74 75 75 73 70 68 69
MIN/MAX RH                   33          96          33          96          36
RH            89 97 67 39 33 44 66 83 90 96 66 40 33 39 60 80 90 96 68 43 36 41
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       9  8 13 14 16 18 14 10  9  5 10 10 12 16 11  6  4  3  4  8 11 14
HEAT INDEX         101105108103 95 91       99104107100 92 86       91102106101
CLOUDS        B2 B2 FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     74 83 23 17 18 15 18 26 25 29 18 13 11  9 21 34 40 46 34 23 34 18
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           6900  9100  3700  1700  7800  9800  4500  1000  4900  6000
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             25    21    27    24    18    17    19     9    12    16


DATE          SUN 08/24/14 MON 08/25/14 TUE 08/26/14 WED 08/27/14
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            76     100      77     100      75     101      76     102
TEMP          81 76 96 96 81 77 96 96 80 75 96 96 81 76 97 97
DEWPT         74 75 69 68 74 75 69 67 72 74 68 66 71 73 69 67
MAX/MIN RH         97      35      94      34      97      32      92      31
RH            80 97 42 41 77 94 41 39 77 97 40 37 72 92 39 38
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10       5      10       5      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS          IS
TSTMS                                          IS          IS

$$

TXZ247-212215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
319 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

DATE             THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14            SAT 08/23/14
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                      91          83          90          83          90
TEMP          84 83 87 90 90 87 86 85 84 83 87 90 89 88 86 84 84 83 85 88 90 88
DEWPT         81 80 79 78 76 77 78 79 80 80 79 76 76 76 77 77 77 76 76 75 75 76
MIN/MAX RH                   64          92          62          81          63
RH            84 91 76 67 64 71 77 83 87 92 77 64 64 67 74 78 80 81 74 65 63 67
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      12 10 11 11 13 13 16 14 11  9  9  8 11 11 11  9  6  3  5  8 11 11
HEAT INDEX    96 95102105102 99 98 98 99 95101101101100 97 94 93 91 95 99101100
CLOUDS        SC FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     29 20 27 17 15 15 16 16 20 32 25 12 10 11 19 26 35 45 39 33 25 22
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3300  3100  2200  2000  2300  2300  2100  1300  2500  2700
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             24    23    23    20    16    16    17    10    10    17


DATE          SUN 08/24/14 MON 08/25/14 TUE 08/26/14 WED 08/27/14
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            83      90      83      90      81      90      80      90
TEMP          84 83 88 88 84 83 88 88 83 81 88 88 82 80 88 88
DEWPT         76 76 75 76 76 76 75 76 76 76 74 75 76 75 74 76
MAX/MIN RH         80      62      81      63      85      61      84      60
RH            77 80 65 67 78 81 64 66 80 85 63 65 80 84 63 66
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       S      SE       S       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 B1 SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      20      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                                    IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-212215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
319 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

DATE             THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14            SAT 08/23/14
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                     100          79          99          77          98
TEMP          80 79 90 97 99 93 84 82 81 79 89 97 99 96 87 81 79 77 85 94 98 94
DEWPT         79 79 78 73 73 74 75 77 78 77 78 72 73 72 75 76 76 75 75 71 71 71
MIN/MAX RH                   42          95          41          96          41
RH            92100 69 46 44 53 75 85 92 95 70 45 44 46 69 85 92 95 72 47 41 47
WIND DIR       S SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       5  4 13 16 16 14 11  9  6  3  8 10 11 12  8  5  3  2  3  8 11 12
HEAT INDEX         104107110103 92 89 88   103105110104 96 88       93102106102
CLOUDS        SC SC FW SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     39 34 19 31 10  8 18 21 29 29 29 19 12 11 22 33 38 43 35 26 21 14
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           6900  6700  2500  1900  7000  7000  3600   700  4300  5100
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             23    21    24    20    14    14    13     8     9    14
HEAT                    Y  Y


DATE          SUN 08/24/14 MON 08/25/14 TUE 08/26/14 WED 08/27/14
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            77      98      78      98      75      99      76      99
TEMP          81 77 94 94 82 78 95 95 80 75 95 95 81 76 95 95
DEWPT         76 75 71 71 76 75 71 70 75 75 70 69 73 74 71 71
MAX/MIN RH         96      41      91      42      99      39      93      40
RH            84 96 46 47 82 91 47 46 84 98 45 43 79 93 46 46
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S      SE       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10       5      10      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                  IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                                       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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