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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1251 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

TXZ245-052215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
1251 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

DATE             THU 03/05/15            FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      45          35          50          42          54
TEMP                      44 41 40 38 37 35 40 47 50 48 44 43 43 42 46 52 54 52
DEWPT                     35 32 30 29 26 23 25 26 28 30 32 34 35 36 37 39 40 41
MIN/MAX RH                   65          76          42          80          58
RH                        69 69 70 69 63 76 55 43 43 51 62 70 75 80 71 60 58 66
WIND DIR                   N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD                  17 14 11 13 11 12 11 10  8  6  6  5  6  8  8  8  8  8
CLOUDS                    B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)                 74 56 46 36 31 27 74 72 59 76 76 77 81 85 88 92 95 98
POP 12HR                     20           0           0          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
RAIN                                                                          C
RAIN SHWRS
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        4     4     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT                 2100  1700  2300  2500  3300  2900  2400  2900  2700
T WIND DIR                    N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD                   29    26    25    16    12    10    10    10    11


DATE               SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            45    56      49    60      51    63      52    67
TEMP          46   45 54 54 50   49 58 57 53   51 61 60 54   52 65 63
DEWPT         45   45 48 50 50   48 51 51 50   49 53 52 52   51 54 55
MAX/MIN RH        100    76      98    73      93    71      94    66
RH            94  100 79 84 98   96 77 78 92   93 76 76 92   94 70 74
PWIND DIR          NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           50    70      60    40      40    30      20    10
RAIN           C    C
RAIN SHWRS            NM NM NM   NM SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS

$$

TXZ231-052215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
1251 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

DATE             THU 03/05/15            FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      47          32          49          38          57
TEMP                      46 43 39 37 36 32 38 46 49 46 42 40 39 38 45 54 57 53
DEWPT                     31 26 25 24 23 23 23 21 21 22 27 30 30 30 31 33 36 38
MIN/MAX RH                   51          70          32          72          45
RH                        56 53 55 59 60 70 55 37 32 39 55 65 70 72 59 46 45 57
WIND DIR                   N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD                  14 12 10  9  8  6  8  6  5  4  2  1  2  4  4  4  5  5
CLOUDS                    B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV
CLOUDS(%)                 58 34 32 30 28 26 65 66 58 72 72 73 79 86 87 87 91 96
POP 12HR                     10           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN                                                                          C
RAIN SHWRS
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        4     4     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT                 3100  2700  2400  3000  4200  2900  2200  3200  3200
T WIND DIR                    N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E
T WIND SPD                   26    23    20    12     9     4     5     8     8


DATE               SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            42    55      47    62      47    65      49    71
TEMP          45   42 53 53 48   47 59 58 50   47 62 61 52   49 67 65
DEWPT         40   42 45 48 47   46 49 49 47   46 52 50 49   49 53 52
MAX/MIN RH        100    73      98    63      95    60      98    53
RH            83  100 74 83 94   98 68 72 89   95 68 66 89   98 59 63
PWIND DIR           E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           50    60      50    30      30    30      20    10
RAIN           C    C
RAIN SHWRS            NM NM SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS

$$

TXZ247-052215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
1251 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

DATE             THU 03/05/15            FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      46          37          50          44          55
TEMP                      45 45 42 41 39 37 42 48 50 49 46 46 45 44 48 53 55 53
DEWPT                     36 33 32 30 27 25 27 27 29 32 33 35 37 38 40 41 42 42
MIN/MAX RH                   62          75          43          78          61
RH                        70 62 67 66 61 75 55 44 44 52 61 66 72 78 73 64 61 68
WIND DIR                   N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD                  19 19 18 16 14 16 12 10  9  9  8  6  8  9  9  9  9  9
CLOUDS                    B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)                 77 63 53 43 36 28 80 78 62 76 77 77 81 85 89 92 95 98
POP 12HR                     20           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
RAIN                                                                          C
RAIN SHWRS
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        4     4     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT                 2300  1900  2500  2400  2900  2900  2700  2600  2500
T WIND DIR                    N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD                   31    27    25    17    12    12    10    10    12


DATE               SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            47    58      51    60      53    62      54    66
TEMP          49   47 56 56 52   51 59 58 54   53 61 60 56   54 64 64
DEWPT         47   47 49 50 51   49 51 51 52   50 53 52 53   52 54 55
MAX/MIN RH        100    74      97    73      93    71      93    66
RH            93  100 77 81 97   94 77 77 92   92 77 74 92   93 70 73
PWIND DIR          NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           50    70      60    40      40    30      20    20
RAIN           C    C
RAIN SHWRS            NM NM NM   NM SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-052215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
1251 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

DATE             THU 03/05/15            FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      44          32          51          38          55
TEMP                      43 40 37 36 34 32 38 48 51 48 42 41 39 38 44 52 55 51
DEWPT                     33 30 28 26 23 22 24 22 23 29 30 31 31 32 32 32 33 35
MIN/MAX RH                   62          76          32          78          44
RH                        67 65 69 69 65 76 55 35 32 47 61 68 74 78 62 47 44 54
WIND DIR                   N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E
WIND SPD                  16 12  9 10  9  8  9  9  8  5  4  3  3  5  5  5  5  4
CLOUDS                    B1 SC SC SC FW FW B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)                 58 35 33 30 24 18 59 59 51 69 73 77 80 83 87 91 95 98
POP 12HR                     20           0           0          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
RAIN                                                                          C
RAIN SHWRS
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                 2300  1800  2000  3000  3500  3000  2000  2600  2600
T WIND DIR                    N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD                   28    25    21    16    11     6     8    10     8


DATE               SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            42    54      46    61      48    65      49    70
TEMP          45   42 52 52 47   46 58 57 50   48 62 60 52   49 67 65
DEWPT         40   42 45 47 47   45 49 49 47   46 52 52 49   48 54 55
MAX/MIN RH         98    75      98    66      94    65      98    58
RH            84   98 78 83 98   97 71 74 89   94 71 73 92   98 63 70
PWIND DIR          NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           50    70      50    30      30    30      20    10
RAIN           C    C
RAIN SHWRS            NM NM SC   SC 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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