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FOUS54 KCRP 260621 AAD
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
121 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

TXZ245-270630-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
121 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

DATE           05/25/15      TUE 05/26/15            WED 05/27/15            THU
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          86          77          87          78
TEMP                      76 75 82 85 86 83 80 79 78 78 83 86 87 84 81 80 79 78
DEWPT                     76 75 76 76 76 76 77 77 77 76 75 75 75 75 76 76 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                  100          74          97          70          93
RH                       100100 82 74 74 79 91 95 96 95 78 70 70 75 85 89 92 93
WIND DIR                   S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD                  10  8 10 11 12 11 10  9  8  9 11 10 10 11 11 12 10  9
HEAT INDEX                      88 94 96 92             91 95 96 93 86
CLOUDS                    OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)                 92 95 81 68 35 34 39 40 51 68 61 53 46 38 44 49 55 61
POP 12HR                     60          10          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.77           0           0        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                IS                         IS IS IS IS             IS
TSTMS                     IS                         IS IS IS IS             IS
LAL                           2     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                        4     4     5     5     5     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT                 2100  3600  3400  2100  2900  5700  5500  4300  4000
T WIND DIR                    S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   20    19    18    19    18    19    19    21    21


DATE           05/28 FRI 05/29/15 SAT 05/30/15 SUN 05/31/15 MON 06/01/15
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            86      77      85      78      85      76      85      75      85
TEMP          85 83 79 77 85 83 79 78 85 82 78 76 84 83 77 75 85 83
DEWPT         75 75 75 75 74 74 74 75 73 73 74 74 73 73 74 73 72 73
MIN/MAX RH         69      94      69      92      68      93      67      94      66
RH            72 76 89 94 71 74 87 92 70 74 89 93 68 73 90 94 67 72
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      20      30      20      30      30      30      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-270630-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
121 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

DATE           05/25/15      TUE 05/26/15            WED 05/27/15            THU
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                      72          90          74          91          75
TEMP                      73 72 82 88 90 85 79 77 75 75 85 90 91 86 80 78 76 75
DEWPT                     75 74 77 75 75 75 76 76 75 75 74 74 74 74 74 75 75 74
MAX/MIN RH                  100          63         100          57          98
RH                       100100 83 66 63 72 90 97100100 72 60 57 66 83 90 95 98
WIND DIR                   S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD                   4  6  9  8 11 11  8  6  5  6  9 12 12 11 11 10  8  6
HEAT INDEX                      90 99100 94             92 99100 94
CLOUDS                    B2 OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)                 80 91 84 77 57 26 35 43 57 72 62 53 43 33 42 51 60 69
POP 12HR                     50          10          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.44           0           0        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS             IS
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS             IS
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                        4     4     4     5     5     6     6     4     2
MIXING HGT                 1700  4600  4400  3000  2500  6600  6200  4100  3200
T WIND DIR                   SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   18    14    17    18    14    20    23    25    24


DATE           05/28 FRI 05/29/15 SAT 05/30/15 SUN 05/31/15 MON 06/01/15
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            89      74      87      73      88      72      88      71      87
TEMP          88 85 77 74 86 83 76 73 87 83 75 72 86 84 74 71 87 83
DEWPT         73 74 74 74 73 73 73 73 71 73 72 72 71 71 72 71 70 71
MIN/MAX RH         59      99      62      99      60     100      57     100      57
RH            61 69 91 99 64 71 91 99 61 71 92100 60 66 93100 57 67
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      20      40      20      30      30      30      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-270630-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
121 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

DATE           05/25/15      TUE 05/26/15            WED 05/27/15            THU
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          85          78          86          80
TEMP                      77 77 82 85 85 83 80 79 78 79 83 86 86 84 81 81 80 80
DEWPT                     76 76 76 76 77 77 78 78 77 77 76 75 76 76 76 76 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                   98          76          96          72          89
RH                        97 98 82 76 77 83 92 95 96 92 78 72 73 76 83 86 88 89
WIND DIR                   S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S
WIND SPD                  13 10 11 11 12 11 11 11 11 11 11 10 10 11 13 13 12 11
HEAT INDEX                      89 94 96 93 87          91 95 96 93 88 87
CLOUDS                    OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)                 93 95 81 68 35 33 38 39 51 68 61 54 47 40 44 49 54 59
POP 12HR                     60          10          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.61           0           0        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS             IS
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS             IS
LAL                           2     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                        4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT                 2200  2900  2800  1900  3000  5200  5000  4100  4200
T WIND DIR                    S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   21    19    18    20    19    19    19    23    21
FLASH FLOOD
TORNADO


DATE           05/28 FRI 05/29/15 SAT 05/30/15 SUN 05/31/15 MON 06/01/15
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            85      79      85      79      85      78      85      77      85
TEMP          85 84 80 79 85 84 80 79 85 83 79 78 85 83 79 77 85 84
DEWPT         75 75 75 75 74 74 75 74 74 73 74 74 73 73 74 74 73 73
MIN/MAX RH         71      88      70      86      69      88      68      88      67
RH            73 76 85 88 72 73 83 86 70 73 84 88 69 72 86 88 67 71
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      10      30      20      30      30      30      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-270630-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
121 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

DATE           05/25/15      TUE 05/26/15            WED 05/27/15            THU
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                      72          88          76          88          75
TEMP                      73 72 81 87 88 84 79 78 76 76 83 87 88 85 79 78 76 75
DEWPT                     74 72 75 76 75 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                  100          66         100          66         100
RH                       100100 82 69 66 74 90 95 98100 79 68 66 73 87 93 97100
WIND DIR                  SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD                   4  3  9 12 11 10  6  5  5  5 10 12 11 11 10  9  6  5
HEAT INDEX                      88 97 98 93             91 98 99 93
CLOUDS                    OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)                 92 95 81 68 36 28 39 43 55 67 59 51 43 35 44 52 60 68
POP 12HR                     60          10          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                   1.31           0           0        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                IS                         IS IS IS IS             IS
TSTMS                     IS                         IS IS IS IS             IS
LAL                           2     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                        4     4     4     5     5     5     5     4     2
MIXING HGT                 1800  4600  4200  2500  2700  6700  6400  4500  3600
T WIND DIR                    S     S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   17    17    17    18    13    19    19    21    20


DATE           05/28 FRI 05/29/15 SAT 05/30/15 SUN 05/31/15 MON 06/01/15
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            87      74      86      74      86      73      86      72      86
TEMP          86 83 76 74 85 83 76 74 85 82 75 73 85 83 75 72 85 83
DEWPT         75 74 74 74 74 73 74 74 74 73 73 73 72 73 73 72 72 73
MIN/MAX RH         66     100      68      99      67     100      64     100      64
RH            69 73 95100 71 74 92 99 70 74 95100 66 71 94100 65 72
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR           20      20      40      20      40      30      40      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC 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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