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FOUS54 KCRP 231947
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
247 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

TXZ245-241030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
247 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

DATE           07/23/16      SUN 07/24/16            MON 07/25/16            TUE
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                      80          91          79          91          79
TEMP          92 89 81 81 82 80 86 88 88 86 81 81 82 79 86 89 88 85 80 80 81 79
DEWPT         76 76 76 77 76 76 76 75 75 76 77 77 76 77 77 77 76 76 76 77 77 75
MAX/MIN RH                   88          62          92          62          92
RH            59 66 85 87 83 88 72 65 67 75 89 88 84 92 76 69 69 75 89 90 89 90
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10 11 10  9  6  5  6  9 10 11 10  8  6  3  4  6 10 10  9  6  5  4
HEAT INDEX    98 96 88 89 89    94 97 97 95 84 87 84    96100 97 95 86 87 89
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     17 17 17 21 32 42 42 41 42 18 20 21 39 56 65 62 45 58 63 67 79 83
POP 12HR                      5          20          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.02        0.02        0.15
RAIN SHWRS    IS                   IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS SC
TSTMS         IS                   IS IS             IS IS IS IS       IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     2     1     1     2     2     1     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1300  2000  4900  4500  2300  1500  5500  5200  2400  1500
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             17    11    12    18    17    10     8    12    14     9


DATE           07/26 WED 07/27/16 THU 07/28/16 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16
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      80      89      80      90      80      90      80      90
TEMP          87 84 81 80 88 85 81 80 88 85 82 80 88 85 81 80 88 86
DEWPT         75 76 76 76 76 76 77 76 76 76 77 76 76 77 77 77 76 76
MIN/MAX RH         66      89      65      89      65      89      65      89      64
RH            68 76 87 89 69 75 88 89 69 75 87 89 68 76 87 89 68 75
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S      SE      SE      SE       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           50      40      30      10      10      10      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC                   IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC                   IS IS

$$

TXZ231-241030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
247 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

DATE           07/23/16      SUN 07/24/16            MON 07/25/16            TUE
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         102          76         100          76
TEMP         102 97 84 80 77 75 88 98102 96 85 81 78 76 88 96100 95 84 80 78 76
DEWPT         68 69 72 75 75 75 71 68 66 70 73 76 76 75 75 70 69 71 73 76 76 75
MAX/MIN RH                   98          32          97          37          96
RH            34 41 67 84 92 98 58 39 32 43 68 84 93 97 66 42 37 46 70 86 94 95
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE
WIND SPD       9 12 10  6  4  3  4  6 10 13 12  6  2  2  6  5  9 12 11  6  3  4
HEAT INDEX   109103 91 86       94103109104 92 89       97103108102 91 86
CLOUDS        SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     32 29 24 11 21 32 31 30 45 21 16 11 17 24 25 57 49 52 51 47 50 62
POP 12HR                      5          10           5          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.04
RAIN SHWRS    IS                                     IS IS IS IS       IS IS SC
TSTMS         IS                                     IS IS IS IS       IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     5     5     4     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           4200  1300  7600  9200  4300   900  8800 10200  4300  1100
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             17     8     9    19    19     5     9     9    18     9


DATE           07/26 WED 07/27/16 THU 07/28/16 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16
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            99      77      98      76      99      77      99      76     100
TEMP          95 94 81 77 94 93 80 76 95 94 81 77 95 94 80 76 96 95
DEWPT         71 71 75 75 70 68 75 75 69 69 76 75 69 70 76 75 68 70
MIN/MAX RH         40      93      39      97      38      96      38      98      35
RH            46 47 81 93 46 45 84 96 44 45 85 95 43 46 87 96 40 44
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           50      20      30      10      10       5      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ247-241030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
247 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

DATE           07/23/16      SUN 07/24/16            MON 07/25/16            TUE
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                      81          88          81          89          81
TEMP          90 87 84 83 83 81 86 88 88 86 83 83 82 81 86 89 89 86 84 83 82 81
DEWPT         77 77 77 77 77 77 77 76 77 77 78 77 76 77 77 77 76 76 76 77 77 76
MAX/MIN RH                   86          68          87          66          85
RH            67 72 80 82 85 86 75 68 70 76 83 83 84 87 75 68 67 72 78 82 84 85
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD       9 11 11 11  9  6  6  9 10 11 11  9  8  5  6  8 11 11 11 10  8  6
HEAT INDEX   103 99 95 93 91 89 97100100 97 93 93 90 88 98102100 96 92 92 90 87
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     16 16 16 25 35 45 44 42 42 19 22 25 41 58 62 62 41 54 58 67 76 85
POP 12HR                      5          20          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.02        0.02        0.11
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS SC
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS       IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1300  2300  3300  3000  2200  2600  3800  3600  2000  2400
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             20    14    13    18    18    13     9    13    17    12


DATE           07/26 WED 07/27/16 THU 07/28/16 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16
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            88      82      89      82      89      82      89      82      89
TEMP          88 86 83 82 88 86 83 82 88 86 84 82 88 86 83 82 89 87
DEWPT         75 76 77 77 76 77 78 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77
MIN/MAX RH         67      86      68      85      69      84      69      85      68
RH            67 74 81 86 68 74 82 85 70 74 81 84 69 76 81 85 68 74
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S      SE      SE      SE       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           50      40      30      10      20      10      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-241030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
247 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

DATE           07/23/16      SUN 07/24/16            MON 07/25/16            TUE
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          97          76          95          77
TEMP          99 93 84 80 78 77 90 96 97 94 83 79 77 76 88 94 95 92 83 80 78 77
DEWPT         72 72 75 76 76 76 74 73 72 73 75 76 76 75 76 73 71 73 75 76 76 75
MAX/MIN RH                   96          44          99          47          93
RH            43 51 74 87 94 96 60 47 44 51 79 91 97 99 68 50 47 54 77 87 93 93
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S  S SE SE  S SE SE SE  S  S SE  S SE SE SE SE  S SW SE
WIND SPD       9 11  9  4  3  2  4  6 10 12  8  4  2  1  4  6 10 11  8  4  2  2
HEAT INDEX   107104 90          99106105101 88          99104103101 90
CLOUDS        SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     29 24 23 15 26 38 38 38 41 12 13 15 30 46 61 64 57 67 66 68 82 86
POP 12HR                      5          20          10          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02           0        0.10        0.16
RAIN SHWRS    IS                   IS IS             IS IS SC SC       IS IS SC
TSTMS         IS                   IS IS             IS IS SC SC       IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     2     1     1     2     3     1     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     4     5
MIXING HGT           2200  1100  7400  7200  2700  1400  8100  7300  2900   300
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             14     5     8    18    14     4     5     9    10     2


DATE           07/26 WED 07/27/16 THU 07/28/16 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16
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            91      77      92      77      94      77      94      77      95
TEMP          90 88 79 77 92 90 79 77 93 91 79 77 94 91 79 77 94 92
DEWPT         74 73 75 75 74 73 76 76 73 73 76 76 73 74 76 76 74 73
MIN/MAX RH         57      96      53      97      50      97      50      98      50
RH            60 61 89 96 55 58 90 96 52 56 90 97 51 56 90 97 52 55
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           50      30      30      10      10       5      20       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC                   IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC                   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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