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FOUS54 KCRP 252004
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
304 PM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

TXZ245-261030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
304 PM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

DATE           10/25/14      SUN 10/26/14            MON 10/27/14            TUE
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                      63          85          69          85          71
TEMP          83 75 70 67 65 64 74 83 83 76 72 71 70 70 77 83 84 80 76 76 73 71
DEWPT         61 62 61 63 61 62 65 63 64 65 66 67 67 68 70 70 69 68 66 68 66 68
MAX/MIN RH                   95          50          98          61          94
RH            49 63 74 86 88 95 73 51 53 68 84 87 90 95 79 65 61 68 72 79 79 90
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S SW  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       6  6  5  4  3  3  3  6  9 10  9  9  6  6  8 12 11 10 11 12 10  9
HEAT INDEX                            85                   87 88
CLOUDS        CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)      3  0  0  8 12 12 16 14 19 18 21 27 43 33 36 40 34 27 33 38 42 45
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           1700   600  3600  3300  2300  2100  3900  3800  3200  2400
T WIND DIR              E    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              8     6     6    11    19    19    21    20    21    18


DATE           10/28 WED 10/29/14 THU 10/30/14 FRI 10/31/14 SAT 11/01/14
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            84      69      82      69      82      65      81      63      80
TEMP          83 79 74 69 81 77 73 69 81 75 70 65 80 75 69 63 79 73
DEWPT         70 69 68 67 68 68 67 66 67 67 65 62 57 53 51 53 51 48
MIN/MAX RH         63      94      65      94      61      90      40      70      34
RH            64 72 83 93 66 76 83 93 64 74 86 90 47 46 54 70 39 40
PWIND DIR           S      SE       E       E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           10      20      20      10      20      20      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-261030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
304 PM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

DATE           10/25/14      SUN 10/26/14            MON 10/27/14            TUE
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                      58          89          62          89          67
TEMP          89 81 69 63 61 59 70 85 88 80 69 66 64 63 74 86 89 83 75 71 69 67
DEWPT         57 60 62 62 60 58 62 58 56 58 63 63 63 63 67 64 60 65 67 68 67 67
MAX/MIN RH                  100          34          98          37         100
RH            34 48 78 95 99 95 74 40 34 48 83 92 97100 79 48 37 54 76 89 95100
WIND DIR       E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S SE
WIND SPD       3  5  5  4  3  3  3  5  8  9  8  6  4  5  9 10 11 11 11  9  6  5
HEAT INDEX                                                       85
CLOUDS        CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)      3  0  0  9 13 50 17 12 17 17 19 28 43 22 17 13 14 15 23 32 39 47
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                  PF  F  F                PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     5     4     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           3000   200  4700  5000  2700  1000  4400  4300  3600  1600
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             10    10     8    10    17    18    20    19    21    18


DATE           10/28 WED 10/29/14 THU 10/30/14 FRI 10/31/14 SAT 11/01/14
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      65      85      66      86      63      85      59      84
TEMP          85 82 70 65 82 80 70 66 83 80 68 64 82 78 64 59 80 76
DEWPT         66 66 64 63 64 63 63 63 65 62 63 60 55 47 45 47 45 42
MIN/MAX RH         42      94      49      92      47      88      30      64      24
RH            53 58 84 93 54 57 78 90 54 55 83 88 39 34 50 63 29 29
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       E       E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR            5      10      20      10      20      20      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                     IS IS       IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-261030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
304 PM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

DATE           10/25/14      SUN 10/26/14            MON 10/27/14            TUE
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                      66          84          72          84          73
TEMP          82 76 72 70 69 67 75 82 83 77 74 74 73 72 78 82 84 79 77 77 75 73
DEWPT         64 63 62 63 62 63 64 64 65 65 67 67 68 68 70 70 69 68 65 68 66 68
MAX/MIN RH                   88          53          94          62          86
RH            55 63 70 78 79 88 69 53 54 67 79 80 85 86 76 65 62 70 67 73 74 83
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       6  6  6  5  4  3  4  6  9 10  9 10 10  9  9 12 11 10 12 13 12 10
HEAT INDEX                         84                      86 88
CLOUDS        CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)      3  0  0  8 12 13 17 16 20 18 21 27 42 33 34 36 28 20 29 39 41 43
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           1800  1600  2900  2800  2400  2200  3700  3600  3000  2700
T WIND DIR              E     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              9     6     6    11    19    20    21    21    23    19


DATE           10/28 WED 10/29/14 THU 10/30/14 FRI 10/31/14 SAT 11/01/14
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            84      71      81      72      81      69      81      65      79
TEMP          83 77 75 71 80 76 75 72 80 75 73 69 79 73 70 65 78 72
DEWPT         70 69 69 67 69 69 68 68 68 68 67 63 58 54 52 55 53 50
MIN/MAX RH         62      90      68      87      64      84      43      71      38
RH            66 75 82 89 70 79 79 87 67 78 83 81 49 52 53 71 43 45
PWIND DIR           S      SE       E       E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           10      20      20      10      20      20      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-261030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
304 PM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

DATE           10/25/14      SUN 10/26/14            MON 10/27/14            TUE
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                      57          87          63          87          66
TEMP          88 79 66 62 59 58 72 84 86 77 67 66 65 64 75 85 87 80 72 69 67 66
DEWPT         57 58 60 61 59 57 61 61 62 63 64 64 64 64 69 68 66 67 67 67 65 66
MAX/MIN RH                  100          44          98          49         100
RH            35 50 80 99100 96 68 46 45 62 91 95 98100 81 57 49 66 84 95 95 97
WIND DIR       E SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD       3  5  5  3  2  2  3  5  9  9  6  4  4  4  6 10 11 11 10  8  4  5
HEAT INDEX                                                 88 89
CLOUDS        CL CL CL FW FW B1 FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)      3  0  0  9 13 54 15 13 17 18 21 27 45 32 34 35 31 26 34 41 44 46
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                  PF  F  F                PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2200   200  4100  4400  2400  1000  4200  4100  3000  1200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              5     6     6    11    20    20    20    20    21    18


DATE           10/28 WED 10/29/14 THU 10/30/14 FRI 10/31/14 SAT 11/01/14
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      65      85      64      85      61      85      58      82
TEMP          86 80 68 66 83 77 67 64 83 77 64 61 82 75 61 58 79 72
DEWPT         68 68 65 63 65 64 63 63 64 63 60 57 54 48 46 46 45 43
MIN/MAX RH         50      93      51      95      49      93      31      65      27
RH            55 67 89 92 55 64 88 95 53 62 89 88 37 39 58 64 30 35
PWIND DIR           S      SE       E       E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           10      20      20      10      20      20      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS IS       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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