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FOUS54 KCRP 030849
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
349 AM CDT MON AUG 3 2015

TXZ245-032215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
349 AM CDT MON AUG 3 2015

DATE             MON 08/03/15            TUE 08/04/15            WED 08/05/15
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                      93          79          92          80          95
TEMP          77 76 86 92 93 86 84 82 80 79 87 91 92 88 83 83 82 80 91 94 94 89
DEWPT         76 75 76 75 74 75 76 76 77 76 76 76 76 76 77 78 77 77 77 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   55          90          60          91          56
RH            96 96 72 58 56 69 79 85 90 90 71 62 61 73 82 83 87 89 64 57 57 66
WIND DIR      SW SW  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       5  2  3  6 10 11  9  9  8  5  8 10 12 11  9  8  5  4  6 10 12 11
HEAT INDEX          96102103 95 92 89       98103104 95 92 93 90 87104108108100
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     27 40 57 42 49 38 43 40 45 45 31 33 24 28 32 31 35 40 38 36 29 22
POP 12HR                     30          10          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS          IS SC SC
TSTMS               IS SC SC
LAL                     2     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3200  3100  1900   900  2900  2700  1800  1600  5000  4600
T WIND DIR              S    SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              9    17    18    11    14    20    24    16    14    24


DATE          THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15 SAT 08/08/15 SUN 08/09/15
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            80      92      80      93      80      94      80      94
TEMP          84 80 91 88 82 80 92 88 83 81 94 90 84 80 94 90
DEWPT         77 77 77 76 77 77 77 77 78 77 77 76 77 76 76 76
MAX/MIN RH         92      61      91      61      92      57      92      56
RH            80 91 63 67 84 91 62 71 83 90 59 64 81 90 57 63
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 FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       0       5       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ231-032215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
349 AM CDT MON AUG 3 2015

DATE             MON 08/03/15            TUE 08/04/15            WED 08/05/15
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                      99          76          98          76          99
TEMP          75 73 85 96 99 96 86 80 77 76 86 95 98 93 83 80 78 77 88 96 99 94
DEWPT         73 72 75 70 69 71 74 76 75 74 73 70 70 72 73 75 75 75 76 71 70 71
MIN/MAX RH                   38          95          41          97          40
RH            94 98 70 43 38 45 68 86 95 94 65 44 41 48 71 84 91 94 68 44 40 48
WIND DIR       S SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S SE  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       3  2  5  6 10 12 10  9  6  4  9 10 11 12 10  8  5  3  8  9 10 12
HEAT INDEX          94103106103 94 86       94102106103 89 86       99104107100
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     11 30 30 32 42 35 27 39 45 45 40 40 42 38 30 25 30 35 30 26 20 14
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS IS
OBVIS         PF PF
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           4800  4800  4000   800  4700  4700  3800  1300  7500  8200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD              9    18    18    10    12    20    24    16    13    21


DATE          THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15 SAT 08/08/15 SUN 08/09/15
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            77     100      77      99      77     100      76     100
TEMP          81 78 97 94 80 77 96 94 80 78 98 95 80 77 96 94
DEWPT         75 75 71 72 75 75 71 72 75 75 70 71 75 75 70 71
MAX/MIN RH         95      39      94      40      94      38      96      38
RH            82 92 43 49 85 92 45 50 86 92 42 46 84 93 43 46
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW
POP 12HR            5       0       0       5       0       5       0       5

$$

TXZ247-032215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
349 AM CDT MON AUG 3 2015

DATE             MON 08/03/15            TUE 08/04/15            WED 08/05/15
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                      90          81          89          82          94
TEMP          80 79 86 89 90 86 84 83 82 81 86 89 89 86 84 84 83 83 91 94 94 90
DEWPT         77 76 76 76 75 76 77 77 77 77 77 77 78 77 78 78 78 78 78 77 78 77
MIN/MAX RH                   62          86          69          88          60
RH            88 90 74 65 63 73 78 81 85 86 76 70 70 77 81 82 86 86 65 60 60 65
WIND DIR      SW SW  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8  4  3  6 10 12 11 11 10  8  8 10 12 12 11 10  9  6  8 10 12 11
HEAT INDEX    87    96101100 96 94 93 90 89 97101101 95 95 96 92 92106109109103
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     29 45 68 43 47 40 46 40 46 46 32 37 25 30 35 33 37 40 40 40 31 23
POP 12HR                     30          10          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS          IS SC SC
TSTMS               IS SC SC
LAL                     2     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2500  2400  1800  1200  2100  2000  2000  2000  3300  3100
T WIND DIR              S    SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             10    17    21    16    16    20    26    19    17    25


DATE          THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15 SAT 08/08/15 SUN 08/09/15
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            82      91      82      91      82      91      82      93
TEMP          86 82 91 89 84 82 91 88 86 83 90 87 84 82 92 91
DEWPT         77 78 78 77 78 78 78 78 78 78 78 77 78 77 77 77
MAX/MIN RH         87      66      86      66      87      67      87      61
RH            77 86 67 69 81 86 66 72 79 86 68 72 81 87 63 65
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 FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       0      10       5      10       5       5

$$

TXZ234-032215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
349 AM CDT MON AUG 3 2015

DATE             MON 08/03/15            TUE 08/04/15            WED 08/05/15
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                      98          77          98          76          96
TEMP          74 72 86 95 98 92 84 80 78 77 88 95 98 92 82 79 78 77 88 94 96 90
DEWPT         74 72 75 71 70 73 75 77 76 75 75 71 72 73 75 77 76 76 76 73 73 73
MIN/MAX RH                   41          97          44         100          47
RH            98100 69 46 41 53 74 88 94 96 65 46 44 55 78 93 94 98 70 50 48 58
WIND DIR       S  E  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       1  1  2  5 10 10  5  4  3  3  6 10 13 11  8  5  3  3  6 10 13 13
HEAT INDEX          95102105100 93 87       97103107100 89          99103106 99
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     13 34 27 29 56 31 28 38 45 45 32 33 31 27 29 28 32 36 33 31 25 20
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS IS
OBVIS         PF PF
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     5     5     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           4500  4400  3100   600  4400  4300  3000  1100  7600  7100
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              6    16    12     4    12    20    16    11    13    24


DATE          THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15 SAT 08/08/15 SUN 08/09/15
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            77      97      77      97      77      98      77      97
TEMP          80 78 95 91 80 78 95 91 80 78 95 92 81 77 95 92
DEWPT         76 76 73 73 77 76 73 74 77 76 73 73 77 76 72 73
MAX/MIN RH         97      46      99      46      98      44      98      44
RH            88 95 49 56 90 95 49 59 92 95 48 54 89 94 47 54
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW
POP 12HR            5       5       0       5       0       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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