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FOUS54 KCRP 261557
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1057 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

TXZ245-262230-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
1057 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

DATE             TUE 05/26/15            WED 05/27/15            THU 05/28/15
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                      86          78          87          78          84
TEMP                   85 86 84 81 80 79 79 84 86 87 82 80 80 78 78 82 84 84 81
DEWPT                  76 77 76 77 77 77 76 76 75 76 75 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH                   74          94          69          93          75
RH                     75 75 79 89 93 94 92 78 70 70 79 86 87 92 92 82 76 76 82
WIND DIR               SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD               11 12 11 11 10  8  8 10 10 10 11 11 11 10 10 10 12 12 13
HEAT INDEX             94 96 93 87          92 96 97 89 86 83       89 92 91 87
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)              68 53 42 59 49 68 66 63 46 47 43 49 55 57 59 57 55 52 49
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.05           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                           2     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     2
HAINES                        4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT                 1600  1200   500  2100  2000  2500  2300  3600  3400
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   18    17    14    16    19    19    18    19    23


DATE          FRI 05/29/15 SAT 05/30/15 SUN 05/31/15 MON 06/01/15
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            78      83      77      83      76      84      75      85
TEMP          79 78 82 80 79 78 83 80 78 77 83 79 77 75 84 80
DEWPT         75 74 74 73 73 73 73 73 74 73 72 72 74 73 72 72
MAX/MIN RH         91      74      85      71      91      67      95      65
RH            88 89 76 80 83 85 72 81 87 88 68 80 90 91 67 78
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      30      20      30      20      30      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-262230-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
1057 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

DATE             TUE 05/26/15            WED 05/27/15            THU 05/28/15
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          76          92          75          88
TEMP                   88 90 86 80 78 77 76 86 91 92 88 81 77 76 75 81 86 88 85
DEWPT                  75 76 76 76 76 76 75 76 74 74 74 75 75 75 74 73 73 73 73
MIN/MAX RH                   64          99          56          97          60
RH                     66 65 73 88 93 98 96 74 58 56 64 80 92 96 97 79 65 61 67
WIND DIR               SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD               10 11 11  9  6  5  6 10 10 11 11 10  8  6  5  8 11 12 12
HEAT INDEX             99101 95             96100102 97 87          85 93 95 92
CLOUDS                 B2 B1 SC B1 SC B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)              77 51 34 55 48 78 72 71 44 42 35 49 63 62 61 58 56 50 44
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0        0.02           0        0.04
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                           2     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     2
HAINES                        4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     3
MIXING HGT                 2300  1600   400  3200  3100  3400  1700  4000  4000
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   18    16    11    14    19    17    11    16    21


DATE          FRI 05/29/15 SAT 05/30/15 SUN 05/31/15 MON 06/01/15
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            75      86      73      88      72      87      70      89
TEMP          77 75 84 83 75 73 85 84 74 72 84 83 73 70 85 84
DEWPT         74 74 73 72 73 72 72 72 72 72 71 71 72 70 70 71
MAX/MIN RH         95      63      98      59      99      59     100      55
RH            91 95 70 69 93 98 64 67 94 99 65 67 98100 60 64
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       E       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      40      20      30      30      40      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

$$

TXZ247-262230-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
1057 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

DATE             TUE 05/26/15            WED 05/27/15            THU 05/28/15
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                      85          80          86          79          83
TEMP                   84 85 83 81 80 80 80 83 85 86 82 81 80 79 79 81 83 83 81
DEWPT                  76 77 77 78 78 78 77 76 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   77          93          73          91          78
RH                     77 77 81 89 92 93 89 79 73 74 82 86 87 90 91 84 80 79 85
WIND DIR               SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD               12 12 12 12 11 10 10 10 10  9 12 12 12 12 11 11 12 13 14
HEAT INDEX             94 96 93 89 88    86 92 94 96 89 87 87       88 91 91 87
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)              68 53 41 57 48 66 64 64 47 47 44 49 54 55 57 56 54 52 49
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0        0.04           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                    IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                           1     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     2
HAINES                        4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT                 1500  1100   700  1800  1700  2400  2400  3300  3200
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   19    19    19    17    19    23    21    20    24


DATE          FRI 05/29/15 SAT 05/30/15 SUN 05/31/15 MON 06/01/15
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      82      79      82      78      83      77      84
TEMP          80 79 81 80 80 79 82 80 79 78 82 79 78 77 83 80
DEWPT         76 75 74 73 73 73 73 74 74 73 72 72 74 73 73 73
MAX/MIN RH         89      78      83      75      86      69      90      69
RH            87 87 80 80 81 83 76 82 84 85 71 80 87 89 72 79
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      20      20      30      20      30      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-262230-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
1057 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

DATE             TUE 05/26/15            WED 05/27/15            THU 05/28/15
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                      88          76          89          75          87
TEMP                   87 88 85 80 78 77 76 84 88 89 85 80 77 75 76 83 84 87 84
DEWPT                  76 76 76 76 76 76 75 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 75 74 74 73 74
MIN/MAX RH                   67          99          65          98          65
RH                     71 67 75 90 94 98 98 79 67 65 70 83 93 98 96 75 71 65 72
WIND DIR               SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD               11 12 10  8  6  5  4  9 10 10 10  9  8  5  5  8 11 11 10
HEAT INDEX             97 99 93             92 99100 94 85          89 91 94 90
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)              68 53 39 59 56 73 70 63 45 48 41 48 54 59 64 60 56 53 50
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          10          30
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0        0.07           0        0.05
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS             IS IS IS IS             SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS                  IS IS             IS IS IS IS             SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                           2     1     1     2     2     1     1     3     3
HAINES                        3     4     4     4     4     5     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                 1900  1400   300  2300  2200  2900  1800  3700  3600
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   19    14     9    14    18    14    11    16    20


DATE          FRI 05/29/15 SAT 05/30/15 SUN 05/31/15 MON 06/01/15
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            75      85      73      86      72      85      70      87
TEMP          76 75 83 82 74 73 83 82 74 72 83 81 72 71 84 83
DEWPT         74 73 73 73 72 71 72 73 72 72 73 72 72 71 72 72
MAX/MIN RH         96      69      95      65     100      66     100      61
RH            94 93 73 75 93 92 69 74 96 99 73 73100100 68 70
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       E       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      40      20      30      30      40      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

$$

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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