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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
448 AM CDT TUE SEP 30 2014

TXZ245-302215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
448 AM CDT TUE SEP 30 2014

DATE             TUE 09/30/14            WED 10/01/14            THU 10/02/14
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                      86          77          87          79          87
TEMP             75 79 84 86 84 81 79 77 77 81 85 87 84 82 81 80 79 83 86 87 83
DEWPT            72 74 74 74 74 75 75 75 74 75 75 76 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   68          93          71          91          71
RH               94 83 71 68 73 82 87 93 93 83 72 71 75 84 88 90 91 81 73 71 79
WIND DIR         NE  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          6  6  6  6  6  6  6  4  2  5 10 11 11 10 10  9  9 11 12 12 11
HEAT INDEX             91 94 90 86          87 94 97 93 89 87       92 97 98 91
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)        82 82 81 60 39 37 35 35 35 36 37 37 35 47 59 61 63 60 58 54 50
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS                                     IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS                                     IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     4     5     5     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3600  3400  2600  2000  3700  3600  3100  2000  3500  3500
T WIND DIR              E     E    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             12    12    12     8    11    17    18    23    21    19


DATE          FRI 10/03/14 SAT 10/04/14 SUN 10/05/14 MON 10/06/14
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            75      84      68      83      69      84      72      85
TEMP          77 75 83 78 71 68 82 78 72 69 83 80 74 72 84 82
DEWPT         77 72 71 66 61 60 62 62 62 61 63 65 67 68 69 69
MAX/MIN RH         97      61      78      50      77      51      89      59
RH            97 90 67 65 71 78 51 57 72 77 52 60 79 89 61 66
PWIND DIR           S       N      NE      NE       E      SE      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 OV B2 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           50      40      10      10      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC
TSTMS         IS SC SC

$$

TXZ231-302215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
448 AM CDT TUE SEP 30 2014

DATE             TUE 09/30/14            WED 10/01/14            THU 10/02/14
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                      90          73          92          75          92
TEMP             71 80 87 90 86 80 77 74 73 81 89 92 86 81 78 76 75 84 91 92 86
DEWPT            69 72 70 69 71 73 73 73 73 74 72 72 71 73 74 75 74 74 74 73 73
MIN/MAX RH                   51          98          52          97          53
RH               93 77 56 51 60 78 88 98 98 79 57 52 61 77 87 94 97 72 57 53 64
WIND DIR          N NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD          3  3  3  4  5  6  5  4  3  5  8 10  9  8  8  6  6  9 11 10  8
HEAT INDEX             92 95 91 85          87 96 99 92 86          91100101 93
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        55 54 54 44 34 34 35 35 35 33 31 31 32 40 47 54 60 52 44 47 49
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
RAIN SHWRS                                                             IS IS SC
TSTMS                                                                  IS IS SC
OBVIS            PF                   PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
HAINES                  3     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3400  4900  4600  2700  4300  4500  4000  1500  4500  4400
T WIND DIR             NE     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              5     8    11     8    11    16    17    20    18    14


DATE          FRI 10/03/14 SAT 10/04/14 SUN 10/05/14 MON 10/06/14
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            73      84      61      84      63      87      68      88
TEMP          77 73 84 77 65 61 83 77 67 63 85 81 72 68 87 82
DEWPT         74 68 64 60 55 53 56 57 57 57 61 60 65 65 66 67
MAX/MIN RH         93      47      75      38      80      41      92      49
RH            93 84 52 57 70 75 39 49 70 80 44 49 81 92 51 61
PWIND DIR          SE       N      NE      NE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           50      20       5       5       5      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS

$$

TXZ247-302215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
448 AM CDT TUE SEP 30 2014

DATE             TUE 09/30/14            WED 10/01/14            THU 10/02/14
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                      85          78          86          80          87
TEMP             76 80 83 85 83 81 80 78 78 81 85 86 84 82 81 81 80 84 87 87 84
DEWPT            73 74 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 76 76 77 76 76 77 77 77 77 77 77 76
MIN/MAX RH                   71          90          74          88          71
RH               91 82 73 71 75 83 86 90 90 83 74 74 77 83 86 88 88 79 72 71 78
WIND DIR         NE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          6  6  8  8  8  8  8  5  4  6 10 11 12 12 11 11 10 11 12 12 12
HEAT INDEX             90 92 90 87          88 94 96 93 90 89 88 87 93 98 99 93
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)        82 81 79 58 37 36 35 35 35 38 41 39 36 47 58 60 62 59 57 52 48
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS                                     IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS                                     IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3300  3200  2400  2000  3300  3300  2900  2200  3600  3500
T WIND DIR              E     E    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             12    13    13    10    12    17    19    23    21    19


DATE          FRI 10/03/14 SAT 10/04/14 SUN 10/05/14 MON 10/06/14
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      83      73      82      72      83      75      84
TEMP          79 77 83 80 75 73 82 79 74 72 82 80 77 75 84 81
DEWPT         77 73 71 67 63 63 64 63 63 63 64 66 68 69 70 70
MAX/MIN RH         93      63      72      53      74      54      82      62
RH            93 87 69 65 67 72 55 59 71 74 55 61 76 82 64 68
PWIND DIR           S       N      NE      NE       E      SE       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           50      40      10      10      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC
TSTMS         IS SC SC

$$

TXZ234-302215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
448 AM CDT TUE SEP 30 2014

DATE             TUE 09/30/14            WED 10/01/14            THU 10/02/14
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                      89          74          90          76          91
TEMP             73 80 87 89 86 80 78 75 74 81 88 90 85 81 78 77 76 83 90 91 85
DEWPT            70 72 71 71 73 73 73 73 73 75 74 73 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 74
MIN/MAX RH                   56          97          59          97          59
RH               91 78 60 56 65 79 86 94 96 82 63 59 68 82 89 94 97 76 62 59 70
WIND DIR         NE NE  E  E SE SE SE  S SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          4  4  4  5  6  4  4  3  3  4  9 11 10  8  6  6  6  9 11 10  8
HEAT INDEX             92 95 92 85          86 96 98 93 86          91100101 93
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        80 79 78 59 40 37 35 35 35 41 47 39 29 42 54 57 59 57 55 56 56
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS                                     IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                  IS IS                                     IS IS IS IS SC
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3900  3800  3500  2400  4300  4200  3800  1500  4200  4200
T WIND DIR             NE    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              6    10     9     5    10    17    17    20    19    18


DATE          FRI 10/03/14 SAT 10/04/14 SUN 10/05/14 MON 10/06/14
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            72      84      60      84      61      85      66      87
TEMP          76 72 83 76 65 60 82 76 66 61 84 79 70 66 85 81
DEWPT         75 70 66 58 55 54 57 58 57 55 61 62 65 65 69 68
MAX/MIN RH         95      48      81      41      80      45      97      54
RH            95 91 57 53 71 81 42 53 75 80 46 56 84 97 57 64
PWIND DIR           S       N       N      NE      SE      SE       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           50      30       5       5       5      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC 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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