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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
341 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

TXZ245-022215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
341 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

DATE             MON 05/02/16            TUE 05/03/16            WED 05/04/16
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                      75          64          78          62          80
TEMP          74 72 71 74 75 73 70 68 66 64 69 76 78 76 71 69 65 63 71 79 80 76
DEWPT         69 68 64 63 62 61 60 60 60 57 57 55 56 55 56 56 55 55 54 54 56 55
MIN/MAX RH                   64          82          46          78          42
RH            83 87 79 68 64 66 73 76 82 79 66 49 47 49 60 64 70 78 56 43 43 48
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  S
WIND SPD       8 10 14 17 16 16 13 10 11 12 12 12 10 10 10 10  8  6  6  5  5  4
CLOUDS        OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL
CLOUDS(%)     99 96 94 86 87 84 73 69 67 64 59 40 25 29 23  8 12  7  8  9  9  3
POP 12HR                     40          10          10           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.09           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     3     3     3     2     4     4     3     5     5
MIXING HGT           2000  3000  2300  1100  3000  2900  1900   900  3600  5400
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     N     N     N     N    NE     N
T WIND SPD             21    24    19    17    18    18    23    20    18    11


DATE          THU 05/05/16 FRI 05/06/16 SAT 05/07/16 SUN 05/08/16
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            64      83      69      83      71      81      74      81
TEMP          70 65 82 79 73 70 82 79 73 72 80 77 76 74 81 78
DEWPT         59 59 58 61 63 62 63 65 66 66 66 66 67 69 68 68
MAX/MIN RH         81      44      81      52      84      62      83      65
RH            69 81 44 53 72 79 52 63 79 82 64 70 76 83 66 71
PWIND DIR          SW       W      SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       5      10

$$

TXZ231-022215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
341 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

DATE             MON 05/02/16            TUE 05/03/16            WED 05/04/16
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                      73          60          80          56          85
TEMP          73 71 67 70 73 71 67 64 62 61 67 74 79 76 65 61 59 57 69 79 85 82
DEWPT         61 62 58 58 58 55 56 55 55 53 53 51 51 52 52 52 51 51 51 50 52 51
MIN/MAX RH                   57          79          37          84          32
RH            68 71 73 65 60 58 68 73 79 76 62 45 37 42 64 73 77 82 53 37 32 35
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N NE NE
WIND SPD      11 12 13 13 12 11  8  6  6  8  9  9  8  8  6  5  4  3  4  4  4  3
CLOUDS        OV OV OV B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)     98 99 93 87 93 82 72 65 64 60 49 39 22 28 22 11 11  7  6  5  4  1
POP 12HR                     40          10           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.08           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     3     3     2     4     4     4     3     5     5
MIXING HGT           2700  3300  2300  1000  3500  3400  2300   900  5200  7400
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             24    23    14    13    16    14    14    10    14    12


DATE          THU 05/05/16 FRI 05/06/16 SAT 05/07/16 SUN 05/08/16
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            58      89      61      88      65      87      70      87
TEMP          64 60 85 85 66 62 86 82 69 66 87 81 72 70 86 82
DEWPT         52 54 52 53 58 57 55 57 64 64 64 64 67 67 65 66
MAX/MIN RH         85      29      88      33      95      46      92      48
RH            67 82 33 34 75 84 35 43 83 93 46 57 84 89 50 58
PWIND DIR           S      NW      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       5      20
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS
TSTMS                                                   IS IS

$$

TXZ247-022215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
341 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

DATE             MON 05/02/16            TUE 05/03/16            WED 05/04/16
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                      76          67          78          65          80
TEMP          75 73 72 75 76 75 73 71 69 67 70 75 78 76 74 72 68 66 71 77 79 77
DEWPT         72 69 67 65 65 63 64 63 63 59 59 57 58 57 58 58 57 57 56 55 56 55
MIN/MAX RH                   67          81          49          74          45
RH            91 90 83 73 68 68 72 75 81 78 69 54 51 50 56 61 68 74 59 47 46 48
WIND DIR      NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  S
WIND SPD       9 10 14 18 18 18 17 14 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 11 10  9  8  6  5  5
CLOUDS        OV OV OV B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL
CLOUDS(%)     99 96 94 87 89 88 79 72 71 68 65 47 31 30 25  9 13  8  8  9 10  3
POP 12HR                     40          10          10           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.09           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     2     4     4     3     5     5
MIXING HGT           1900  2900  2400  1500  2800  2700  2300  1400  3200  4400
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             20    25    21    21    19    18    20    25    19    10


DATE          THU 05/05/16 FRI 05/06/16 SAT 05/07/16 SUN 05/08/16
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            68      82      72      82      73      80      76      81
TEMP          73 69 81 79 76 72 81 79 76 74 80 76 77 78 80 79
DEWPT         60 61 59 61 64 63 63 66 66 67 67 67 68 69 69 69
MAX/MIN RH         77      47      75      55      80      64      79      68
RH            64 77 49 55 66 74 56 65 73 79 65 74 74 77 69 72
PWIND DIR          SW       W      SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       5      10

$$

TXZ234-022215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
341 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

DATE             MON 05/02/16            TUE 05/03/16            WED 05/04/16
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                      73          59          78          56          83
TEMP          71 68 67 71 73 71 65 63 61 60 67 75 78 74 65 61 58 57 70 80 83 78
DEWPT         64 63 59 59 59 57 57 57 57 54 54 52 53 54 53 52 51 51 52 53 53 55
MIN/MAX RH                   62          86          42          83          36
RH            78 83 76 67 63 63 75 81 86 80 63 46 42 48 66 71 77 81 53 39 36 44
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE
WIND SPD       9 12 13 14 13 11  9  9  9  9 11 11  9  9  8  6  5  4  4  4  5  4
CLOUDS        OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)     99 97 94 82 82 77 64 62 58 57 44 20 16 16 18 12 10  7  5  4  2  3
POP 12HR                     40          10           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.09           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     3     4     4     3     5     5
MIXING HGT           2200  3200  2100   700  3300  3000  1300   700  3400  5000
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     N    NE     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD             24    24    18    14    17    18    19    12    14    12


DATE          THU 05/05/16 FRI 05/06/16 SAT 05/07/16 SUN 05/08/16
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            58      86      62      85      66      83      70      83
TEMP          64 59 83 81 66 63 83 79 68 67 82 77 71 70 82 79
DEWPT         55 55 55 57 60 59 60 62 64 64 64 65 66 67 67 67
MAX/MIN RH         86      36      90      44      94      54      92      59
RH            71 86 38 44 80 87 45 56 87 92 54 66 84 91 61 67
PWIND DIR           W      NW      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       5      10

$$

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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