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FOUS54 KCRP 010851
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
351 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

TXZ245-012215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
351 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

DATE             SAT 08/01/15            SUN 08/02/15            MON 08/03/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      94          77          93          78          92
TEMP          76 76 86 93 94 90 85 83 80 77 87 93 93 88 84 82 79 79 85 91 91 87
DEWPT         75 74 73 72 72 73 75 76 75 74 73 72 72 74 75 76 76 75 75 75 74 74
MIN/MAX RH                   49          91          51          92          58
RH            97 95 67 51 50 58 73 81 86 88 62 52 53 64 75 84 91 87 72 59 59 66
WIND DIR       W NW  N  E  E SE SE SE  S  N  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       4  3  5  8  9  9  5  3  1  4  4  6  9 10  8  6  4  4  6  8 10 10
HEAT INDEX          93101103 99 93 90       94101101 96 93 89       93101100 95
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     59 43 37 31 32 34 34 34 33 32 31 31 30 30 34 37 37 36 53 33 46 34
POP 12HR                     20          10           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  6     6     5     5     5     5     5     4     3     4
MIXING HGT           5000  5500  1300   400  4900  4400  2200   800  4100  3700
T WIND DIR              N     E    SE    NE     E    SE     S     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD              9    17    13    10    11    16    14     9    12    18


DATE          TUE 08/04/15 WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15
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            79      91      79      91      79      91      79      91
TEMP          82 80 91 86 82 80 91 86 82 80 91 86 82 80 91 87
DEWPT         75 76 76 75 77 76 76 76 77 76 76 76 77 76 75 75
MAX/MIN RH         90      62      92      61      92      62      93      59
RH            80 88 63 70 87 88 62 72 84 88 62 74 85 89 60 70
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10       5      10       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ231-012215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
351 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

DATE             SAT 08/01/15            SUN 08/02/15            MON 08/03/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                     102          74         101          75          98
TEMP          76 75 88 98101 98 85 80 77 74 87 96101 97 90 81 75 76 86 96 98 94
DEWPT         73 71 68 65 63 63 66 69 70 70 67 65 64 67 71 73 73 72 71 70 69 70
MIN/MAX RH                   29          87          31          94          40
RH            91 86 52 35 29 32 53 70 79 85 52 35 31 38 54 77 93 87 61 43 40 46
WIND DIR      SW  S NE  E  E  E SE SE  S SW  E  E  E SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       2  1  2  5  6  8  6  2  1  3  3  5  6  9  6  4  2  3  3  5  9 11
HEAT INDEX          91101104100 87          90 99104102 96 86       91102104100
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     60 45 39 33 35 37 36 36 35 34 32 30 28 27 29 32 30 28 32 32 29 27
POP 12HR                     20          10           5           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     6     6     5     5     6     6     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           6400  9400  7100   500  6900  8800  5100  1000  6000  5900
T WIND DIR              E     E    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              8    13     9     6     9    13    12     5     6    16


DATE          TUE 08/04/15 WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15
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      77      99      77     100      76     100
TEMP          83 78 97 92 82 78 97 94 82 79 98 94 82 78 98 94
DEWPT         73 74 71 71 76 75 70 71 75 74 70 72 75 74 69 71
MAX/MIN RH         93      41      95      39      95      38      96      38
RH            73 88 43 50 82 88 41 47 79 87 40 49 79 89 39 48
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW
POP 12HR            5       5       0       5       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ247-012215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
351 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

DATE             SAT 08/01/15            SUN 08/02/15            MON 08/03/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      92          80          91          81          90
TEMP          78 77 85 90 92 89 85 84 81 80 86 90 91 87 85 83 81 81 85 90 89 87
DEWPT         76 75 74 74 75 76 77 77 77 75 74 74 74 75 76 77 76 76 76 76 77 75
MIN/MAX RH                   58          88          58          87          64
RH            94 93 72 61 58 65 77 82 86 86 68 60 59 68 76 81 86 85 74 65 66 68
WIND DIR       W NW  N  E  E SE SE SE SE NE  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       4  4  6  8 10  9  6  5  2  4  5  6  9  9  9  9  8  6  8  9 10 10
HEAT INDEX          92100102100 95 94 89    95100101 96 95 92 88 87 95101102 96
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     60 43 36 30 32 34 34 34 34 33 32 32 30 29 34 39 39 38 59 35 52 35
POP 12HR                     20          10           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     3     4
MIXING HGT           3000  2400  1400  1300  3200  2800  1900  1500  3000  2900
T WIND DIR              N     E    SE     E     E    SE     S     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             11    17    16     9    11    16    17    13    13    18


DATE          TUE 08/04/15 WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15
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      90      82      89      82      90      81      90
TEMP          84 82 89 86 83 82 89 86 83 82 89 86 83 82 89 87
DEWPT         75 77 77 76 78 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 76 76
MAX/MIN RH         85      66      87      67      87      67      87      65
RH            76 84 67 72 83 85 68 75 81 85 68 76 82 86 66 72
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       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      10       5      10       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ234-012215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
351 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

DATE             SAT 08/01/15            SUN 08/02/15            MON 08/03/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                     100          74          99          75          96
TEMP          76 74 88 97100 95 84 80 77 75 87 96 99 93 86 80 76 77 86 94 95 90
DEWPT         75 72 70 67 66 67 70 72 72 72 70 67 67 70 73 75 75 74 72 71 71 71
MIN/MAX RH                   34          95          36          98          45
RH            99 93 56 37 34 41 62 76 86 92 56 39 36 48 65 85 98 90 65 47 46 54
WIND DIR       W  N  N NE  E SE  S  S NW NW NE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       2  3  5  6  8  9  4  2  1  5  3  4  6  9  6  4  2  3  4  6 10 11
HEAT INDEX          92102104 99 88          92101103 98 93 85       92102102 97
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     49 38 34 30 33 36 35 34 32 30 31 31 29 27 31 35 33 31 37 32 33 25
POP 12HR                     20          10           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS       IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  6     6     6     5     5     5     5     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           5700  7400  5800   200  6800  6800  3400   700  5900  5500
T WIND DIR              N     E    SE     W    NE    SE     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             10    12     9    10    11    14    11     5     9    17


DATE          TUE 08/04/15 WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15
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      96      77      96      77      96      76      96
TEMP          81 78 95 89 81 78 95 90 81 78 96 89 81 78 96 90
DEWPT         75 75 72 72 77 76 72 73 76 75 72 73 77 75 71 73
MAX/MIN RH         97      47     100      46      99      45     100      44
RH            83 90 48 58 89 92 48 57 86 91 46 60 87 92 45 58
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW
POP 12HR            5      10       5      10       5       5       5       5

$$

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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