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FOUS54 KCRP 290832
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
332 AM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016

TXZ245-292230-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
332 AM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016

DATE             FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16            SUN 07/31/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      92          81          91          80          90
TEMP          81 81 88 92 92 89 85 84 83 81 87 89 87 86 83 83 82 81 87 90 90 88
DEWPT         77 77 77 77 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 77 78 78 77 76 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   59          86          64          90          64
RH            91 89 70 62 59 67 76 79 81 87 72 67 68 72 83 85 87 89 71 64 64 69
WIND DIR       S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       5  4  4  9 10 10  8  9  6  4  5  9 10 12 11 10  8  8  8  9 11 12
HEAT INDEX    84 87101105103100 94 93 90 87 97100 98 97 92 92 90 88 99102102 99
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     75 71 63 55 39 32 39 34 46 55 51 50 40 34 31 28 32 37 40 43 32 21
POP 12HR                     20           5          20           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0        0.01           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS                   IS IS             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS                   IS IS             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     2     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     4     5     5     4     3     4
MIXING HGT           5100  4800  1800  1400  5300  4900  2200  1700  4500  4200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             10    14    17    11    10    17    19    14    14    19


DATE          MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16 WED 08/03/16 THU 08/04/16
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      90      79      91      79      89      79      91
TEMP          83 80 90 87 82 79 90 87 82 80 89 86 82 80 90 87
DEWPT         77 76 75 75 77 76 76 76 77 76 76 76 77 76 75 76
MAX/MIN RH         88      62      94      62      92      67      90      62
RH            84 87 63 69 85 92 63 69 85 90 67 74 86 89 63 71
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5      10       5      10       5      20
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS
TSTMS                                                   IS IS

$$

TXZ231-292230-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
332 AM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016

DATE             FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16            SUN 07/31/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      98          76         100          77         101
TEMP          75 75 87 96 98 93 83 79 78 76 88 96100 94 85 82 79 78 90 99101 95
DEWPT         75 75 76 72 71 72 74 75 75 75 74 71 69 72 75 76 76 75 73 70 70 71
MIN/MAX RH                   42          98          36          94          37
RH           100100 70 46 42 50 74 88 93 98 64 45 36 48 72 85 90 90 57 40 37 46
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       3  3  5  6 10 11  9  6  4  3  6  6  9 13 10  8  5  5  5  8 11 12
HEAT INDEX          98105106101 90          97104107102 93 88       98106109103
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     74 71 63 61 62 40 25 31 46 47 45 49 44 38 32 25 32 39 41 43 34 24
POP 12HR                     20           5          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           7300  8100  3600  1200  7700  9200  3900  1400  7800  8600
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             11    17    19     9    12    17    17    10    11    19


DATE          MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16 WED 08/03/16 THU 08/04/16
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     102      75     102      76     102      77     101
TEMP          81 78 98 96 79 76 98 97 80 77 97 97 81 77 98 96
DEWPT         76 75 68 68 75 75 69 69 75 75 70 70 76 75 69 70
MAX/MIN RH         94      33     100      34      99      36      98      35
RH            84 90 39 41 86 96 40 41 85 96 42 43 85 94 39 43
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC FW
POP 12HR            0       5       0      10       0       5       0       5

$$

TXZ247-292230-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
332 AM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016

DATE             FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16            SUN 07/31/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      92          82          89          82          89
TEMP          83 83 89 91 92 89 87 85 85 82 87 89 89 87 85 85 84 83 88 89 88 87
DEWPT         77 77 77 77 76 76 77 77 76 77 77 76 77 77 77 78 78 78 77 77 77 77
MIN/MAX RH                   60          83          67          88          68
RH            82 84 68 63 60 65 74 78 77 83 72 67 70 73 79 81 85 86 73 68 69 72
WIND DIR       S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD      10  6  5  9 10 11 11 11  9  6  6  9 10 12 12 11 10  9  9 10 11 12
HEAT INDEX    92 92103105105101 98 95 95 91 98101101 97 95 96 93 92100101100 98
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     74 70 61 53 43 31 40 33 44 58 50 49 41 34 31 28 32 36 40 43 32 21
POP 12HR                     20           5          10           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS                                        IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS                                        IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3500  3200  2000  2300  4000  3500  2000  2200  2800  2500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             11    14    18    14    10    17    21    18    17    20


DATE          MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16 WED 08/03/16 THU 08/04/16
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            82      89      81      89      81      89      81      90
TEMP          84 82 89 87 84 81 88 87 84 81 89 86 84 81 89 87
DEWPT         77 76 76 76 77 76 76 76 78 77 77 77 77 77 76 77
MAX/MIN RH         84      66      88      66      86      68      87      66
RH            82 84 67 71 81 87 68 72 82 86 69 73 81 86 67 74
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5      10       5      10       5      20
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS
TSTMS                                                   IS IS

$$

TXZ234-292230-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
332 AM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016

DATE             FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16            SUN 07/31/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      96          76          95          78          95
TEMP          76 76 87 94 96 92 83 80 78 76 88 92 95 91 83 80 79 79 88 94 95 92
DEWPT         76 75 77 75 72 74 75 76 75 75 75 75 74 75 76 77 76 76 75 74 74 74
MIN/MAX RH                   46          96          51          93          50
RH            99 97 71 53 46 56 77 88 91 97 66 57 51 59 78 89 90 90 65 53 50 56
WIND DIR       S SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  E  S  S SE SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       3  2  4  5  9 10  5  4  2  1  4  5  8 11  9  5  4  4  5  8 10 11
HEAT INDEX          99106104101 90          98103105101 91 86       98105106101
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     78 74 66 65 53 38 32 33 49 58 50 58 55 36 32 27 33 39 42 45 37 29
POP 12HR                     20           5          20           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.10           0        0.08           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS                   IS IS             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS                   IS IS             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     2     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  5     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           7700  7500  2600   300  7700  7600  2500  1100  7500  7200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD              6    12    12     2     8    13    14     9    11    17


DATE          MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16 WED 08/03/16 THU 08/04/16
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      99      76      98      77      98      77      98
TEMP          82 78 97 93 80 76 97 94 81 78 96 93 81 78 96 93
DEWPT         77 75 72 72 75 75 73 72 76 75 73 73 76 76 72 73
MAX/MIN RH         92      42      98      44      94      44      95      44
RH            84 89 45 50 86 95 47 49 83 90 48 52 86 93 46 54
PWIND DIR           S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5      10       5      10       5      20
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS
TSTMS                                                   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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