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FOUS54 KCRP 041953
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
253 PM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

TXZ245-051030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
253 PM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

DATE           09/04/15      SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15            MON
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      77          90          78          91          78
TEMP          88 86 82 81 80 77 85 90 89 87 82 81 80 78 87 91 91 86 82 82 81 78
DEWPT         76 75 77 76 76 77 78 77 76 77 78 77 77 76 76 75 75 76 77 77 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                  100          65          95          61          93
RH            67 71 86 87 90 99 80 67 68 73 86 87 89 95 72 62 62 73 85 84 86 93
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD      12 10  8  8  5  4  8  9 10 10  9  6  4  3  3  6  9 10  8  6  4  4
HEAT INDEX    98 95 89 87       96102100 98 91 89 87    98102102 97 90 90 87
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     52 45 31 41 33 57 62 51 31 36 16 29 30 49 40 31 29 28 31 35 42 49
POP 12HR                     20          30          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.05           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS          IS SC SC IS IS                                     IS
TSTMS         IS                SC IS IS                                     IS
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           1800   700  2500  2400  1700   700  3500  3200  1700  1500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             16    10    12    18    16     8    10    16    20    14


DATE           09/07 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15 THU 09/10/15 FRI 09/11/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            90      78      89      78      89      78      90      76      90
TEMP          90 86 82 78 89 85 82 78 89 85 82 78 89 85 80 76 89 86
DEWPT         76 75 76 75 75 75 76 75 75 75 77 76 76 76 76 74 74 74
MIN/MAX RH         63      93      64      93      65      93      64      95      59
RH            64 71 84 92 65 72 83 92 66 73 85 93 66 74 89 94 61 67
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      10      20       5      20      10      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-051030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
253 PM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

DATE           09/04/15      SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15            MON
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      75          97          76         100          75
TEMP          95 92 83 79 77 75 86 94 97 93 84 80 78 76 86 96100 93 83 79 77 75
DEWPT         71 73 75 75 76 75 76 72 71 71 75 76 76 74 75 70 68 70 75 76 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                  100          43          97          36         100
RH            46 53 77 88 99100 72 50 44 49 74 88 96 96 72 45 36 47 77 90 95100
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD      13 13  9  6  4  4  6  9 12 13 10  6  5  3  4  6  8 11  8  5  4  3
HEAT INDEX   103101 91          97103105101 92 83       95103105100 90
CLOUDS        B2 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     72 49 36 38 29 51 48 44 41 28 13 25 22 37 31 25 23 20 21 23 29 35
POP 12HR                     10          20           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS                   IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3200   600  4000  4100  3600   700  4800  5000  4400  1100
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             17     8    12    21    17     8    11    16    18    16


DATE           09/07 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15 THU 09/10/15 FRI 09/11/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            98      76      97      75      97      75      98      75      96
TEMP          95 93 79 76 94 91 79 76 95 91 78 76 96 91 79 75 93 90
DEWPT         70 71 75 74 70 71 75 75 70 71 75 74 70 71 75 73 68 67
MIN/MAX RH         39      97      42      98      42      98      41      97      39
RH            45 49 87 94 46 52 86 95 45 53 90 94 44 53 87 94 44 49
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            5      10       5       5       5      10      10      20      20
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                   IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-051030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
253 PM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

DATE           09/04/15      SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15            MON
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      79          90          80          89          80
TEMP          88 85 83 81 80 79 83 87 89 86 84 82 81 80 86 88 89 86 84 83 82 80
DEWPT         76 76 77 77 78 77 79 78 77 77 78 78 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 76 77
MAX/MIN RH                   96          67          92          67          89
RH            68 75 83 86 90 94 86 75 69 75 84 88 88 92 75 70 68 75 80 83 84 89
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD      12 10 10 10  8  6  9  9 10 11 10  9  6  4  4  6  9 10  9  9  5  5
HEAT INDEX    99 95 92 88 88    94 99102 97 94 90 89    96100101 98 94 93 89 87
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     50 46 34 43 36 56 61 51 31 38 18 30 30 50 41 33 31 29 32 34 43 51
POP 12HR                     20          30          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.05           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS          IS SC SC IS IS                                     IS
TSTMS         IS                SC IS IS                                     IS
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1500   800  1700  1700  1500   700  2800  2600  1700  1500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             18    14    13    18    18    11    11    16    20    17


DATE           09/07 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15 THU 09/10/15 FRI 09/11/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            88      80      88      80      88      80      88      78      89
TEMP          88 86 83 80 88 86 83 80 88 86 83 81 88 86 82 78 89 87
DEWPT         76 76 77 76 76 76 76 76 77 76 77 76 77 76 77 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH         68      87      68      87      69      89      69      91      63
RH            69 74 84 86 68 72 81 87 69 73 84 88 69 74 86 90 64 67
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      10      20      10      20      20      20      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS       IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ234-051030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
253 PM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

DATE           09/04/15      SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15            MON
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      76          93          76          96          76
TEMP          91 87 81 79 78 76 84 90 92 88 81 79 77 76 86 93 96 90 82 79 78 76
DEWPT         75 76 77 77 76 75 79 78 75 76 77 77 76 75 76 74 72 73 75 76 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   98          58          97          46          98
RH            60 69 86 92 95 96 84 67 59 69 87 94 96 97 74 53 46 59 79 91 92 97
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE  E SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  E SE  S SE  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      11 11  5  3  3  3  6  8 11 11  5  4  3  2  3  5  8 10  5  4  3  2
HEAT INDEX   102 97 88          96104103 99 89          96103104 98 89
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW SC FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     57 48 28 38 26 54 59 53 28 31 12 28 22 42 35 28 26 23 27 31 39 47
POP 12HR                     10          30          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC             SC SC IS IS                                     SC
TSTMS         SC                SC IS IS                                     SC
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1800   400  2400  2300  1800   300  4500  4200  2700  1200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             12     4    10    18    12     5     8    14    18    12


DATE           09/07 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15 THU 09/10/15 FRI 09/11/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            94      75      92      75      92      75      93      74      90
TEMP          92 88 78 76 91 87 78 76 91 87 78 76 91 86 77 74 89 86
DEWPT         74 74 76 75 73 74 75 74 73 74 76 75 74 75 76 73 72 73
MIN/MAX RH         53      99      54      99      55     100      54     100      55
RH            57 64 93 96 56 65 92 96 56 66 93 97 57 69 94 97 58 65
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30      10      20       5      20      10      20      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

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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