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FOUS54 KCRP 222140
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
340 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

TXZ245-231030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
340 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

DATE           12/22/14      TUE 12/23/14            WED 12/24/14            THU
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      64          67          43          59          38
TEMP             67 65 65 65 64 66 67 66 53 53 49 46 43 46 56 59 51 45 42 39 38
DEWPT            63 62 63 62 61 63 53 48 45 41 37 36 35 36 36 36 36 36 36 34 34
MAX/MIN RH                   94          52          75          42          86
RH               86 91 92 93 93 90 62 52 75 64 63 66 75 66 47 42 56 72 80 83 86
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S SW NW NW  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W NW  S
WIND SPD          8  9  5  5  5  4 10 17 17 13 11 11 11 16 14 13  9  6  4  3  2
CLOUDS           SC SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
CLOUDS(%)        28 50 73 83 85 86 83 77 47 35 23 14  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  8
POP 12HR                     10          30           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.08           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                   SC SC IS IS
OBVIS                   F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     5     5     4     5     5     5
MIXING HGT            700   500  1500  3100  2800  1900  4100  3900  2400   400
T WIND DIR              S     S     S    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW     W
T WIND SPD             13    12    13    23    29    20    27    21    14     8


DATE           12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          64      58    71      58    65      44    59      53    66
TEMP          59 62 59   58 68 66 60   58 63 57 48   44 56 56 54   53 63 64
DEWPT         40 47 53   57 62 62 60   53 50 48 42   40 44 48 50   52 58 59
MIN/MAX RH       47      97    74     100    57      84    63     100    77
RH            50 58 80   95 79 86100   83 62 70 78   84 64 74 89   99 82 83
PWIND DIR         S       S     S      SE     N       N    NE       E    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR          0      10    10      20    20      10    10      20    20
RAIN                               S    S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                    IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-231030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
340 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

DATE           12/22/14      TUE 12/23/14            WED 12/24/14            THU
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      58          66          41          60          33
TEMP             70 63 62 60 58 57 62 57 53 53 47 43 41 45 56 60 50 42 38 35 33
DEWPT            60 59 57 56 56 55 45 41 39 34 31 31 30 30 30 29 28 27 27 26 25
MAX/MIN RH                   96          51          65          31          73
RH               70 87 86 87 95 94 53 54 58 49 54 61 65 56 37 31 42 56 63 68 73
WIND DIR         SE SE SE SE  S  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW  W  S
WIND SPD          3  4  4  4  3  4 14 19 13 10  9  9  9 11 12 10  4  3  3  2  3
CLOUDS           FW SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
CLOUDS(%)        14 36 58 66 67 71 66 43 29 24 18 12  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  7
POP 12HR                      5          10           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN                          C  C  C  C
OBVIS                  PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     4     4     4     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           1500   800  2100  3500  3700  1500  4200  3900  2100     0
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     W     N    NW    NW    NW    NW     W    SW
T WIND SPD              5     5    10    26    25    16    26    19     9     8


DATE           12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          65      51    74      54    66      41    59      48    67
TEMP          59 60 54   51 69 67 58   54 63 57 46   41 55 55 50   48 63 63
DEWPT         28 38 47   51 56 55 54   49 43 40 36   34 36 41 45   46 54 53
MIN/MAX RH       29     100    53      88    41      74    46      98    63
RH            31 44 76  100 62 66 86   84 47 54 68   74 49 58 82   95 72 70
PWIND DIR         S       S     S       E     N       N    NE       E     E
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0       0     5      10    10       5    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                                            IS IS

$$

TXZ247-231030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
340 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

DATE           12/22/14      TUE 12/23/14            WED 12/24/14            THU
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      65          69          45          60          46
TEMP             67 66 66 65 65 66 69 67 55 55 51 49 45 48 57 60 55 50 48 47 46
DEWPT            63 63 63 63 63 63 55 50 47 43 38 37 38 37 37 37 37 37 37 36 36
MAX/MIN RH                   95          54          75          42          69
RH               86 91 92 93 94 92 61 54 74 63 62 63 75 64 46 42 51 61 66 67 69
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  S
WIND SPD         11 10  8  6  6  5 10 17 18 17 13 13 13 17 16 16 11  9  5  4  2
CLOUDS           SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
CLOUDS(%)        29 51 72 83 85 85 79 61 47 35 23 14  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  8
POP 12HR                     10          30           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                   SC SC IS IS
OBVIS                   F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     5     5     4     5     5     5
MIXING HGT            700   400  1400  2900  3100  2300  4400  4200  3200  1600
T WIND DIR              S     S    SW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW     W
T WIND SPD             16    13    17    23    34    25    27    23    14     6


DATE           12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          65      61    71      60    65      47    59      55    67
TEMP          61 63 62   61 69 67 62   60 64 59 51   47 57 58 56   55 64 65
DEWPT         42 48 54   58 62 62 62   55 51 49 44   43 46 50 52   54 58 59
MIN/MAX RH       48      92    75      98    58      84    64      99    76
RH            50 58 76   90 79 85 98   83 63 70 77   84 66 74 88   97 81 81
PWIND DIR         S       S     S      SE     N       N    NE       E    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR          0      10    10      20    20      10    10      20    20
RAIN                               S    S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                    IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-231030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
340 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

DATE           12/22/14      TUE 12/23/14            WED 12/24/14            THU
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      59          65          40          58          34
TEMP             67 63 62 62 59 65 60 58 50 49 45 42 40 44 55 58 50 42 39 36 34
DEWPT            61 60 59 59 59 60 49 43 41 37 34 32 31 33 34 33 32 32 31 30 29
MAX/MIN RH                   98          58          71          38          83
RH               84 89 91 91 98 85 65 58 71 64 64 67 71 65 45 38 50 66 74 78 83
WIND DIR          S SE SE SE SE  W NW NW  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  S
WIND SPD          4  4  3  4  2  1 13 18 13 11  9  9  9 12 13 11  5  3  3  2  2
CLOUDS           FW SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
CLOUDS(%)        23 47 72 83 85 86 86 82 40 28 16 11  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  8
POP 12HR                     10          30           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.09           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                   SC SC IS IS
OBVIS                  PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     3     4     5     5
MIXING HGT            800   500  2500  2900  2800  1300  3900  3700  2000     0
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SW     N    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW     W
T WIND SPD              5     8     9    26    26    16    26    19    14    10


DATE           12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          65      53    73      55    64      41    59      48    66
TEMP          59 61 56   53 69 66 58   55 62 55 45   41 55 55 50   48 63 63
DEWPT         35 43 50   53 60 58 57   50 44 42 37   35 39 44 45   47 54 55
MIN/MAX RH       38     100    63      97    48      80    53      98    66
RH            41 53 82   99 73 76 97   83 53 62 72   80 55 66 83   96 73 75
PWIND DIR         S       S     S       E     N       N    NE       E    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR          0      10    10      20    20      10    10      20    20
RAIN                               S    S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                    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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