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FOUS54 KCRP 240808
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
308 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

TXZ245-242215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
308 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

DATE             THU 07/24/14            FRI 07/25/14            SAT 07/26/14
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                      91          79          91          80          90
TEMP          81 80 87 91 89 86 83 81 80 80 88 91 90 87 83 82 81 80 86 89 90 87
DEWPT         76 75 74 74 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH                   58          89          60          87          62
RH            86 87 67 58 62 67 76 82 86 87 66 60 61 65 75 80 84 87 71 63 62 67
WIND DIR       S  W  S SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       3  2  4  5  8  9  8  6  5  3  5  8  9 11  9  5  4  5  8 11 12 12
HEAT INDEX    88    95100 97 94 89 87       97101100 96 91 88 86    95100100 96
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     42 45 44 43 40 38 35 32 34 35 31 27 26 25 27 29 29 29 29 30 27 24
POP 12HR                     30          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.10           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS          SC IS IS
TSTMS               SC IS IS
LAL                     3     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     4     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           3300  3200  2100  1100  3100  3100  2300  1900  2900  2700
T WIND DIR             NE    SE     S    SW     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              4    10    11     9     6    14    14     9    16    23


DATE          SUN 07/27/14 MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14
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            80      88      80      89      79      91      79      90
TEMP          82 80 88 86 82 80 89 86 81 79 91 88 82 79 90 87
DEWPT         76 75 74 75 75 75 73 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH         86      63      84      61      88      59      87      61
RH            83 86 63 69 81 84 61 69 83 88 61 66 82 87 62 67
PWIND DIR           S       S       S      SE       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5      10      10      10

$$

TXZ231-242215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
308 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

DATE             THU 07/24/14            FRI 07/25/14            SAT 07/26/14
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                      99          75          99          75         100
TEMP          76 76 87 97 99 92 86 81 78 76 88 96 99 93 84 80 77 75 90 98 99 93
DEWPT         74 72 69 67 66 66 69 71 73 72 70 67 67 67 70 73 74 74 71 68 68 69
MIN/MAX RH                   34          92          35          96          36
RH            94 88 56 39 34 43 56 72 84 89 54 39 35 43 64 79 91 96 53 37 36 46
WIND DIR      SE  S SE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD       3  1  2  4  6  9  8  5  3  2  3  5  9 12  9  5  3  3  4  8 12 14
HEAT INDEX          91101103 96 90 86       93100103 97 88 84       96104105 99
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     82 56 52 48 42 37 34 30 28 25 24 22 23 24 25 26 28 29 26 22 22 23
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS
OBVIS         PF PF
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           5400  6200  4300  1500  5400  6000  3600  2400  6100  6000
T WIND DIR              E     E    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              5     9    13     8     6    10    13     5    10    21


DATE          SUN 07/27/14 MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14
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            76      98      75      97      74      99      75      98
TEMP          81 76 97 92 80 75 96 91 79 74 98 92 80 75 97 92
DEWPT         73 75 71 70 73 74 71 70 73 74 70 69 73 74 67 69
MAX/MIN RH         95      41      99      42      99      39      98      37
RH            78 95 43 49 81 99 45 50 83 99 41 47 80 98 39 48
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5      10      10      10

$$

TXZ247-242215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
308 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

DATE             THU 07/24/14            FRI 07/25/14            SAT 07/26/14
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          79          89          81          86
TEMP          82 80 87 90 89 86 83 83 81 80 86 88 88 87 84 82 81 81 84 86 86 85
DEWPT         77 76 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 76 76 76 76 76 75
MIN/MAX RH                   62          88          65          85          71
RH            86 87 69 62 64 69 77 79 84 87 71 66 66 69 76 80 83 85 77 73 71 73
WIND DIR       S SW  S SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       3  3  4  5  8  9  9  9  6  5  5  8  9 12 10  8  6  6  9 12 13 13
HEAT INDEX    89    96100 99 95 91 90 87    96 99 99 97 92 90 88 86 93 97 96 94
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     39 44 42 40 39 37 35 33 37 40 36 31 28 26 27 29 29 29 30 32 29 26
POP 12HR                     30          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.10           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS          SC IS IS
TSTMS               SC IS IS
LAL                     3     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     3     4     5     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           2800  2800  1900  1300  2400  2400  2200  1800  2700  2500
T WIND DIR             NE    SE     S    SW     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              3    10    11    11     9    14    17    12    17    24


DATE          SUN 07/27/14 MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14
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            81      89      80      89      80      90      80      89
TEMP          82 81 89 87 82 80 88 87 82 80 90 87 82 80 89 87
DEWPT         77 75 74 75 75 75 74 75 76 75 76 75 76 75 76 76
MAX/MIN RH         85      63      84      62      85      64      86      64
RH            85 84 63 69 80 84 63 69 81 85 66 68 82 86 65 69
PWIND DIR           S       S       S      SE       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5      10      10      10

$$

TXZ234-242215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
308 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

DATE             THU 07/24/14            FRI 07/25/14            SAT 07/26/14
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                      98          75          97          75          97
TEMP          76 75 89 98 92 91 82 78 77 76 88 95 96 91 82 79 77 75 88 96 96 91
DEWPT         76 73 71 70 70 71 72 73 73 73 72 71 71 72 73 74 74 74 73 72 72 73
MIN/MAX RH                   41          94          44          97          46
RH           100 94 57 41 48 52 71 84 89 91 58 46 44 54 73 83 92 97 61 47 46 56
WIND DIR       S NW NE SE SE SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       2  1  2  3  5  8  6  4  2  1  3  5  8 11  6  3  1  2  4  8 10 10
HEAT INDEX          95105 98 97 87          95102104 98 88          96104106100
CLOUDS        SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     44 57 54 51 45 39 31 23 25 27 28 29 27 25 27 29 28 28 28 27 24 21
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.10           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS IS
OBVIS         PF PF
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           5200  5000  3300   900  4500  4800  3200  2200  5000  4500
T WIND DIR             NE    SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              4     9     5     3     5    10    11     3    10    18


DATE          SUN 07/27/14 MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14
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            76      95      76      95      75      96      76      95
TEMP          81 76 94 89 79 76 94 89 79 75 95 91 80 76 94 90
DEWPT         75 75 72 73 75 75 72 73 75 74 72 73 74 73 72 72
MAX/MIN RH         95      49      98      48      99      46      93      47
RH            83 95 50 59 85 98 50 59 88 99 47 56 81 93 49 56
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       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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