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FOUS54 KCRP 070917
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
317 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

TXZ245-072245-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
317 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

DATE             SUN 02/07/16            MON 02/08/16            TUE 02/09/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      67          44          63          44          63
TEMP          42 42 54 65 66 60 58 56 49 44 48 58 63 58 50 48 45 44 49 59 63 59
DEWPT         39 39 42 40 42 44 45 47 46 42 34 30 30 31 32 32 31 30 28 28 32 38
MIN/MAX RH                   38          99          28          59          30
RH            91 90 64 39 42 56 63 73 91 95 59 34 28 36 50 55 58 59 45 30 32 45
WIND DIR      NE NE  E  S  S  S  S SW  W  N  N  N  N  N NW  W NW NW  N  N  W SW
WIND SPD       4  3  2  5  5  5  4  2  3 10 17 14 11 10  6  5  5  5  5  5  4  4
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL
CLOUDS(%)      1  2  2  2  5  4  2  9 11 12 10  8  7  7  5  2  3  3  5  7  5  4
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           4800  4500  2700  1400  5200  5100  2400   100  3000  2700
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     W     N     N    NW    NW     N     W
T WIND SPD              9    11     5    11    24    23    12     9    10     8
FIRE WEATHER                                    A  A


DATE               WED 02/10/16  THU 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            48    68      54    70      58    71      57    68
TEMP          51   48 64 64 57   54 67 67 60   58 68 67 60   57 66 65
DEWPT         43   41 45 48 51   50 54 56 57   57 59 59 58   56 56 55
MAX/MIN RH         77    46      87    60      95    68      97    63
RH            73   77 49 55 80   87 64 68 88   95 74 75 93   97 69 70
PWIND DIR          SW    SW       S     S       S     S      SE     E
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5     5      10    10

$$

TXZ231-072245-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
317 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

DATE             SUN 02/07/16            MON 02/08/16            TUE 02/09/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      73          41          67          38          69
TEMP          39 35 52 69 72 64 54 46 41 41 51 62 67 59 47 43 40 38 46 63 69 63
DEWPT         29 31 37 32 33 33 37 40 38 37 28 22 21 24 25 25 25 25 24 23 26 29
MIN/MAX RH                   23          91          17          60          19
RH            69 83 58 25 24 30 52 79 89 86 41 21 17 26 41 49 55 60 40 21 19 28
WIND DIR       E  E SE  S  S SE SE  S NW  N  N  N  N  N NW SW  W NW NW NW  W  S
WIND SPD       3  3  3  8  5  4  4  3  3 13 16 12 10  5  4  3  3  3  3  3  2  2
CLOUDS        CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW CL
CLOUDS(%)      1  2  3  6  7  7  4  9 10 11 11  9  8  8  7  5  5  4  5  6  6  5
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     5     4     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           6800  6700  5100  1100  7500  7400   500   200  4000  4000
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     E     N     N     W     W    NW     W
T WIND SPD             11    11     5    16    24    17     6     5     5     4


DATE               WED 02/10/16  THU 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            44    77      48    80      53    79      55    76
TEMP          49   44 70 69 53   48 73 72 58   53 74 73 59   55 72 70
DEWPT         29   31 35 35 39   42 46 46 50   51 55 53 57   54 53 52
MAX/MIN RH         61    22      78    30      94    41      98    44
RH            45   61 27 29 59   78 37 39 75   94 50 50 92   97 52 53
PWIND DIR          SW    SW       S     S       S     S      SE     E
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL FW   FW SC FW SC   SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       5    10

$$

TXZ247-072245-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
317 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

DATE             SUN 02/07/16            MON 02/08/16            TUE 02/09/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      68          48          63          48          64
TEMP          47 46 56 66 67 65 66 65 56 48 50 56 63 59 53 51 49 48 52 60 64 61
DEWPT         43 42 43 42 43 45 46 48 49 44 38 33 33 34 34 34 34 33 30 29 33 39
MIN/MAX RH                   40          90          33          57          30
RH            84 86 62 42 41 49 50 55 76 90 63 42 33 39 49 54 56 57 43 30 32 45
WIND DIR      NE  E  E  S  S  S  S SW  W  N  N  N  N  N NW  W NW  N  N  N  W  S
WIND SPD       8  5  3  5  5  5  5  3  3 11 19 16 12 11  8  5  6  9  8  5  5  5
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL
CLOUDS(%)      0  1  2  3  6  6  3  9 13 12 10  8  8  8  5  2  3  3  6  8  6  4
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           4400  4300  3600  2700  4700  4900  3100   400  2300  2200
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     W     N     N    NW    NW     N     W
T WIND SPD             10    10     6    12    26    24    13    13    12     9
FIRE WEATHER                                    A  A


DATE               WED 02/10/16  THU 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            52    67      57    69      61    69      59    67
TEMP          54   52 64 64 59   57 66 66 62   61 67 66 61   59 66 65
DEWPT         46   44 46 49 52   53 55 57 58   58 60 59 60   58 56 56
MAX/MIN RH         76    50      86    65      92    73      96    68
RH            73   75 53 59 79   86 68 72 87   92 77 79 95   95 73 73
PWIND DIR          SW    SW       S     S       S     S      SE     E
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   FW CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5     5      10    10

$$

TXZ234-072245-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
317 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

DATE             SUN 02/07/16            MON 02/08/16            TUE 02/09/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      68          40          63          35          65
TEMP          37 36 51 66 67 58 52 47 41 40 48 58 63 55 44 40 37 35 43 59 65 59
DEWPT         34 33 38 36 38 41 43 43 41 37 29 25 25 28 28 27 26 24 24 26 30 35
MIN/MAX RH                   31          98          23          63          27
RH            89 90 61 33 35 52 71 87 98 88 47 27 23 34 52 59 62 63 47 28 27 40
WIND DIR      NE NE SE  S  S  S  S SW NW  N  N  N  N  N NW  W NW NW NW  N NW  W
WIND SPD       2  2  2  6  6  6  4  3  5 12 14 14 12  6  5  5  4  4  5  6  5  4
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)      1  3  1  1  2  2  2  9 11  8  8  7  6  6  4  2  3  3  4  4  3  2
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     4     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           5600  5200  2800   700  6200  6100   300   100  3200  2700
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    NW     N     N    NW    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD              9    12     6    14    26    19    10     8    10     9
FIRE WEATHER                                    A  A


DATE               WED 02/10/16  THU 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            43    72      49    74      55    75      54    71
TEMP          47   43 66 66 53   49 69 69 59   55 71 69 58   54 68 66
DEWPT         36   34 39 43 46   43 51 52 54   54 58 57 57   53 53 53
MAX/MIN RH         72    32      81    46      97    57      96    53
RH            67   72 36 43 76   81 52 55 86   97 65 66 94   95 60 63
PWIND DIR          SW     W       S     S       S     S      SE     E
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5    10      10    10

$$

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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