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FOUS54 KCRP 310834
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
334 AM CDT MON AUG 31 2015

TXZ245-312300-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
334 AM CDT MON AUG 31 2015

DATE             MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15            WED 09/02/15
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                      91          76          90          78          90
TEMP          78 77 84 89 90 85 82 80 77 76 83 88 89 85 83 81 79 78 84 88 89 84
DEWPT         74 74 74 73 73 73 74 74 74 73 74 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74
MIN/MAX RH                   56          92          58          87          62
RH            85 91 73 60 58 68 76 83 88 91 74 62 60 69 75 82 85 86 73 65 63 72
WIND DIR       S  S SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       3  4  4 10 10 11  8 10  6  5  8  9 11 10  8  6  4  4  5  8  9 10
HEAT INDEX          92 97 98 92 88          90 96 97 92 89 86       91 97 98 92
CLOUDS        SC SC B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     30 37 70 63 45 35 37 37 63 72 73 71 57 48 52 56 63 70 65 61 55 49
POP 12HR                     30          50          50          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.06        0.26        0.09        0.07
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC IS          SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                  IS          SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     3     3     3     2     3     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           6000  5500  2400  3200  5600  5100  2000  1100  2600  2500
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             14    19    18    12    13    18    14     9    11    17


DATE          THU 09/03/15 FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15
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      88      77      89      77      89      77      89
TEMP          79 77 87 84 79 77 87 84 80 77 87 84 80 77 87 85
DEWPT         75 74 74 74 75 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH         94      64      92      63      93      63      94      64
RH            87 93 67 73 86 91 66 73 87 92 67 73 87 93 67 73
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30      30      20      20      20      30      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ231-312300-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
334 AM CDT MON AUG 31 2015

DATE             MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15            WED 09/02/15
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                      96          73          96          74          94
TEMP          73 71 81 92 96 92 82 77 75 73 82 92 96 91 82 78 75 74 82 91 94 91
DEWPT         73 71 74 69 68 69 71 73 73 73 72 71 70 70 72 73 73 73 72 72 71 71
MIN/MAX RH                   40          98          44          95          47
RH            97100 80 48 40 47 69 87 95 98 72 50 44 51 71 87 93 95 72 54 47 52
WIND DIR       S  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       2  3  4  8  8 10  8  5  3  3  5  5  8 11  8  3  3  3  4  6  9 10
HEAT INDEX          87 97101 98 87          87 98103 97 87          87 98101 97
CLOUDS        FW FW SC B1 B1 SC FW FW SC SC B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     25 25 41 53 51 31 23 23 35 39 73 69 63 44 49 54 56 59 56 54 51 47
POP 12HR                     30          10          40          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.17        0.03        0.04
RAIN SHWRS             SC SC                SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  SC SC                SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     3     1     1     2     3     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           9400  9100  4300  1300  9000  8700  3400   700  3500  3800
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             10    17    13     6     8    14    11     5     9    16


DATE          THU 09/03/15 FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15
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            74      94      74      95      74      94      74      94
TEMP          77 74 91 91 77 74 91 91 78 74 91 91 77 74 91 91
DEWPT         74 73 71 71 74 73 71 71 74 73 71 71 74 73 71 71
MAX/MIN RH         99      47      98      46      97      46      98      47
RH            90 98 53 53 90 98 53 52 88 97 53 53 90 97 54 53
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      20       5      10      10      20       5      20
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS                   IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS                   IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-312300-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
334 AM CDT MON AUG 31 2015

DATE             MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15            WED 09/02/15
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                      89          82          88          80          87
TEMP          81 80 84 87 89 86 85 84 83 82 85 87 87 84 83 82 81 80 83 85 86 84
DEWPT         75 74 75 74 75 74 74 74 73 73 75 74 74 74 75 75 75 74 75 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH                   63          76          64          83          69
RH            81 84 73 65 65 68 70 73 74 75 72 66 65 73 76 80 82 83 76 72 70 76
WIND DIR       S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  6  5 10 10 11 11 12 10  6  9  9 11 11  9  8  6  5  6  9 10 11
HEAT INDEX    86    92 96 98 95 93 91 89 88 93 94 95 91 90 88 86 85 90 94 95 91
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     29 42 66 61 45 35 38 38 65 74 72 70 55 48 54 58 65 72 67 63 57 51
POP 12HR                     30          50          50          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.09        0.30        0.11        0.06
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC IS          SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS            IS IS IS          SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     2     1     1     3     3     2     2     3     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           4500  4100  2600  4000  5400  4700  1700  1200  1900  1900
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             16    19    21    16    14    18    17    11    12    18


DATE          THU 09/03/15 FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15
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      87      79      88      79      88      80      88
TEMP          81 79 86 84 81 79 86 84 82 80 86 85 82 80 87 85
DEWPT         76 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 76 75 75 75 76 76 76 76
MAX/MIN RH         89      67      87      67      88      66      88      67
RH            85 87 70 73 81 86 70 74 84 87 70 74 82 87 70 73
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30      30      20      20      20      30      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ234-312300-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
334 AM CDT MON AUG 31 2015

DATE             MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15            WED 09/02/15
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          74          92          75          92
TEMP          74 71 81 90 94 89 82 78 76 74 82 89 92 88 81 78 77 75 82 89 92 87
DEWPT         74 71 75 72 71 72 74 75 73 73 75 73 72 73 73 74 73 73 73 74 73 73
MIN/MAX RH                   47          98          51          94          55
RH            92100 81 55 48 58 77 90 92 98 80 60 51 61 76 87 90 94 74 61 55 62
WIND DIR       S NE  S SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       2  2  4  9 10 11  6  2  2  3  5  8 10 11  5  2  2  3  4  5  8  9
HEAT INDEX          87 98101 96 87          88 98 99 95 87          88 98101 95
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     31 26 60 65 48 39 39 39 64 72 72 64 68 50 51 53 59 64 65 65 54 43
POP 12HR                     30          30          50          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.01        0.21        0.05        0.12
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS                  SC SC             SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     1     3     1     1     3     3     2     3     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           6300  7600  3000   200  6700  6500  2500   700  2800  2800
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             10    19    11     4    10    18     9     3     8    14


DATE          THU 09/03/15 FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15
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            73      90      73      91      74      91      74      91
TEMP          77 73 88 86 77 73 88 87 78 74 88 87 77 74 88 87
DEWPT         74 73 75 74 74 73 74 74 75 74 73 74 75 74 73 74
MAX/MIN RH         99      60      98      58      98      57      99      57
RH            92 99 67 66 92 98 63 65 91 98 61 66 92 99 61 65
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      30      20      20      20      20      10      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       SC SC

$$

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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