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FOUS54 KCRP 300925
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
325 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

TXZ245-302215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
325 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

DATE             FRI 01/30/15            SAT 01/31/15            SUN 02/01/15
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                      60          52          65          61          72
TEMP             55 56 59 60 57 54 54 53 53 57 63 65 63 61 62 62 62 63 68 68 61
DEWPT            48 47 48 48 48 48 48 50 52 54 57 58 58 57 57 57 57 58 61 55 59
MIN/MAX RH                   65         100          77          87          63
RH               78 72 66 65 74 80 82 88 98 90 80 77 84 87 85 82 83 85 78 63 92
WIND DIR         NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  E  E SE SE SE SE  E  S SE  E
WIND SPD         10 10 10 10  9 11 10  9 10 10 10 11  9  5  5  5  3  2  4  1  1
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        72 79 85 86 86 86 85 90 94 91 88 87 86 93 95 95 97 91 86 85 84
POP 12HR                     10          10          40          50          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02        0.09        0.03
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                      IS IS IS IS SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           2400  2400  1500  1300  1600  1500   900  1100  1300  2400
T WIND DIR              E     E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SW
T WIND SPD             18    18    19    19    24    20    12     9     6     4


DATE               MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15
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            45    54      44    54      47    61      47    61
TEMP          52   45 51 52 47   44 51 52 49   47 57 57 50   47 57 57
DEWPT         49   39 35 37 39   41 47 48 48   46 51 51 47   45 46 44
MAX/MIN RH         97    51      97    80     100    72      93    56
RH            90   80 54 58 75   91 86 86 96   97 80 78 87   92 66 61
PWIND DIR           N     N      NE    NE       N     N      NE    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 OV OV B2   B2 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           30    10      30    50      30    10      10    10
RAIN                         C    C  C  C  C    C
RAIN SHWRS    SC   IS

$$

TXZ231-302215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
325 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

DATE             FRI 01/30/15            SAT 01/31/15            SUN 02/01/15
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                      62          51          68          58          74
TEMP             53 54 59 62 60 56 54 52 52 55 63 68 65 62 62 61 60 61 68 70 63
DEWPT            44 43 44 45 47 47 47 48 49 54 57 58 60 59 58 58 58 59 61 56 59
MIN/MAX RH                   54         100          72          92          60
RH               72 66 57 54 61 72 78 84 89 96 80 72 83 89 89 90 92 91 79 60 85
WIND DIR         NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  S NE  N
WIND SPD         10 11  8  9  8 10  9  9  9 10 10 11 10 11  8  4  3  3  3  4  6
CLOUDS           B2 B2 OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        77 83 88 88 87 90 93 97100 95 89 89 89 93 93 95 95 90 86 86 84
POP 12HR                     10          20          50          50          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.16        0.08        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                      IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
HAINES                  2     3     3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           2300  2900  2500  1300  1200  2000   900   600  1300  2700
T WIND DIR              E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S     N
T WIND SPD             17    17    19    23    26    24    23    13     4     4


DATE               MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15
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    55      43    55      45    66      45    63
TEMP          51   43 52 52 46   43 52 52 48   45 60 61 50   45 58 59
DEWPT         47   37 32 32 36   39 44 46 46   45 51 50 45   41 43 41
MAX/MIN RH         90    40      92    72     100    59      92    47
RH            87   80 46 46 68   87 75 81 93  100 71 67 82   88 57 52
PWIND DIR           N    NE       E     E       S     W      NE    NE
WIND CHAR         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B1 SC B1 B2   B2 OV OV B2   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20    10      30    40      20    10       5    10
RAIN                         C    C  C  C  S    S
RAIN SHWRS    IS

$$

TXZ247-302215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
325 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

DATE             FRI 01/30/15            SAT 01/31/15            SUN 02/01/15
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                      58          54          64          61          70
TEMP             56 56 58 58 56 55 55 54 54 57 62 64 62 61 62 62 62 63 67 67 60
DEWPT            50 48 49 49 49 50 51 52 53 55 57 58 58 58 57 57 57 58 60 54 58
MIN/MAX RH                   70         100          80          88          64
RH               79 75 72 70 77 83 87 92 98 92 84 80 86 88 85 83 84 85 78 64 92
WIND DIR         NE NE NE  E NE  E  E  E  E  E SE  E  E SE SE  S SE SE SE  E  E
WIND SPD         12 12 12 12 11 14 12 10 10 10  9 10  9  6  6  5  4  2  3  3  3
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        75 80 85 85 86 86 85 90 94 90 87 86 84 92 95 94 97 91 85 84 84
POP 12HR                     10          10          30          50          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02        0.08        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                      IS IS IS IS SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     2     3     2     2
MIXING HGT           1900  1900  1500  1300  1500  1400   800  1000  1300  2300
T WIND DIR              E     E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE
T WIND SPD             19    19    20    20    25    19    12     8     5     3


DATE               MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15
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            47    54      46    55      49    60      49    60
TEMP          53   47 52 52 48   46 52 53 50   49 57 58 52   49 57 58
DEWPT         50   41 37 38 40   43 48 48 49   48 51 51 48   46 46 44
MAX/MIN RH         97    53      95    80      98    72      92    58
RH            90   79 56 58 74   89 85 85 96   95 79 78 86   90 67 62
PWIND DIR           N     N      NE    NE       N     N      NE    NE
WIND CHAR         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 OV OV OV   B2 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           30    10      30    50      30    10      10    10
RAIN                         C    C  C  C  C    C
RAIN SHWRS    SC   IS

$$

TXZ234-302215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
325 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

DATE             FRI 01/30/15            SAT 01/31/15            SUN 02/01/15
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                      62          48          65          60          73
TEMP             52 55 60 62 58 52 51 49 49 53 62 65 63 61 62 62 61 62 68 70 65
DEWPT            43 43 45 46 47 45 43 44 46 51 55 57 58 57 58 57 57 59 62 57 58
MIN/MAX RH                   55          99          73          89          65
RH               72 65 57 55 67 77 76 82 91 91 78 73 84 89 87 83 86 88 80 65 81
WIND DIR         NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SW NW  N
WIND SPD          9  9  8  8  6  8  6  5  9  9 10 11 10  8  6  5  3  3  6  2  4
CLOUDS           B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        60 72 84 86 87 87 88 93 97 94 91 90 89 95 95 96 98 93 88 88 89
POP 12HR                     10          10          50          60          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.06        0.13        0.05
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC IS
TSTMS                                                      IS IS IS IS SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
HAINES                  2     3     3     3     3     3     2     3     3     2
MIXING HGT           2600  3400  2200  1400  2000  2200   800  1000  1200  2400
T WIND DIR              E     E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SW    NW
T WIND SPD             16    16    19    18    23    20    13    12     9     9


DATE               MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15
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            41    54      41    54      45    63      44    61
TEMP          50   41 51 51 45   41 51 51 48   45 58 59 49   44 57 57
DEWPT         46   36 34 36 36   37 45 47 46   45 51 51 45   42 44 41
MAX/MIN RH         90    47      92    76     100    67      92    50
RH            86   84 52 55 71   85 80 85 94  100 78 75 84   89 62 54
PWIND DIR           N     N      NE     E       N    NW       N    NE
WIND CHAR         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B1 SC SC B1   B2 OV OV B2   B2 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20    10      20    40      30    10      10    10
RAIN                         S    S  C  C  C    C
RAIN SHWRS    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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