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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
803 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

TXZ245-222215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
803 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

DATE             MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14            WED 12/24/14
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                      74          64          64          46          57
TEMP                62 69 74 70 67 66 65 64 64 64 64 58 52 50 48 46 49 55 57 50
DEWPT               60 61 62 62 62 61 62 60 58 50 44 45 40 36 34 34 35 36 35 35
MIN/MAX RH                   67          90          50          66          44
RH                  94 77 67 75 82 84 90 85 82 61 50 64 64 60 59 61 58 48 44 55
WIND DIR            SW SW SW  S  S  S SE  S  N  N NW  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD             8 10 10  8  6  6  4  5  6 14 16 20 18 16 16 16 16 14 12  9
CLOUDS              B2 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)           71 50 42 33 40 50 65 78 82 85 64 36 35 35 30  5  5  5  5  5
POP 12HR                      5          10          20           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                               F  F
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        4     4     4     4     4     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT                 2000  1300  1700  2100  3100  2700  1900  5300  5200
T WIND DIR                   SW     S     S     N     N     N     N    NW    NW
T WIND SPD                   17    12     9    16    25    28    31    26    25


DATE               THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14
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            38    65      57    71      61    67      46    58
TEMP          42   38 60 62 59   57 68 67 63   61 66 60 50   46 55 56
DEWPT         35   36 40 48 53   56 60 61 60   59 59 49 42   39 42 46
MAX/MIN RH         92    47      98    71      94    63      77    60
RH            76   92 49 61 83   97 75 81 90   94 79 68 73   77 62 69
PWIND DIR          NW    SW       S     S       S    SW       N    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL CL FW   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC B1
POP 12HR            0     0       0     5      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ231-222215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
803 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

DATE             MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14            WED 12/24/14
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                      77          57          62          42          58
TEMP                62 71 77 70 64 61 59 57 58 61 62 55 48 46 43 42 45 55 58 50
DEWPT               59 59 54 55 56 56 56 53 53 42 37 40 35 31 28 27 29 30 29 27
MIN/MAX RH                   45          90          39          59          33
RH                  90 65 45 60 76 84 90 87 82 50 39 56 59 55 55 56 52 39 33 40
WIND DIR             S SW SW  S  S SE  E SW  N  N NW  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD             6  6  6  4  3  4  4  2  8 14 16 14 12 10 10 11 12 12  9  4
CLOUDS              B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B2 B2 B2 SC FW SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)           63 36 30 28 33 29 49 75 83 77 46 25 32 29 25  5  5  5  5  5
POP 12HR                      5           5          10           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                              PF PF
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        5     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     5
MIXING HGT                 2700   800   900  2300  3700  3300  2400  5500  5400
T WIND DIR                   SW     S    SE     N     N     N     N    NW    NW
T WIND SPD                   10     6     6    16    26    29    27    24    21


DATE               THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14
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            36    66      50    73      55    68      42    57
TEMP          40   36 60 60 53   50 68 67 59   55 65 59 47   42 54 54
DEWPT         26   26 34 40 46   50 56 54 54   53 54 42 34   31 35 37
MAX/MIN RH         69    34     100    53      91    49      63    45
RH            56   67 38 46 77  100 64 63 85   91 68 54 61   63 48 53
PWIND DIR           W     S       S     S      SE     W       N    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5    10       5    10

$$

TXZ247-222215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
803 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

DATE             MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14            WED 12/24/14
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                      73          65          65          49          58
TEMP                64 69 73 70 68 67 66 65 65 65 65 59 54 52 51 49 51 56 58 51
DEWPT               61 61 62 62 63 63 64 61 60 53 46 47 42 38 36 36 36 37 36 36
MIN/MAX RH                   69          93          50          69          45
RH                  91 76 69 77 84 87 93 87 83 64 50 64 62 57 57 60 56 48 45 57
WIND DIR            SW SW  S  S  S  S SE  S NE  N NW  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD             9 11 10  9  9  8  5  5  6 13 16 23 20 18 18 18 17 16 13 11
CLOUDS              B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)           56 51 42 34 40 49 64 76 84 84 64 35 37 37 32  5  5  5  5  5
POP 12HR                      5          10          20           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                               F  F
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        4     4     4     4     4     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT                 1700  1300  1600  2000  3100  2500  2100  5300  5200
T WIND DIR                    S     S     S    NE     N     N     N    NW    NW
T WIND SPD                   18    14    10    16    25    27    32    27    25


DATE               THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14
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            39    65      60    71      62    68      49    58
TEMP          43   39 60 63 61   60 69 68 64   62 67 61 52   49 56 57
DEWPT         36   38 43 49 54   57 61 62 61   60 60 51 44   42 44 47
MAX/MIN RH         96    49      92    72      95    66      78    62
RH            79   96 52 60 79   90 75 81 91   95 80 71 74   78 63 70
PWIND DIR          NW    SW       S     S       S    SW       N    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL CL FW   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC B1
POP 12HR            0     0       0     5      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ234-222215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
803 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

DATE             MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14            WED 12/24/14
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                      76          60          62          41          56
TEMP                60 71 76 70 65 63 61 60 60 59 59 54 48 45 43 41 45 53 56 48
DEWPT               58 60 60 59 59 58 56 55 54 45 40 41 36 33 29 28 31 34 33 31
MIN/MAX RH                   57          85          49          65          40
RH                  94 70 57 68 79 83 85 85 80 59 49 62 65 61 58 59 58 47 40 50
WIND DIR            SW SW SW  S  S SE  E NE  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD             8 11 10  6  3  3  4  3  9 14 13 14 12 11 10 10 12 13  9  5
CLOUDS              B2 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)           71 49 44 38 42 46 67 81 80 85 63 39 28 26 22  5  5  5  5  5
POP 12HR                      5          10          20           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                              PF PF
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        4     4     4     4     3     5     5     3     4
MIXING HGT                 1900   800   900  2300  3400  3200  1600  5400  5200
T WIND DIR                   SW     S     E     N     N     N     N    NW    NW
T WIND SPD                   16     6     6    17    24    32    29    26    24


DATE               THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14
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            35    67      52    74      57    67      42    58
TEMP          39   35 60 61 55   52 70 68 60   57 65 58 47   42 54 54
DEWPT         30   31 39 45 50   52 58 59 58   55 56 43 36   32 38 40
MAX/MIN RH         88    41     100    59      93    53      66    50
RH            71   86 46 54 84  100 67 73 92   93 73 57 65   66 53 60
PWIND DIR           W     S       S     S       S     W       N    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL CL FW   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 SC SC   SC SC B1
POP 12HR            0     0       0     5      10    10      10    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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