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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
350 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

TXZ245-172215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
350 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

DATE             THU 04/17/14            FRI 04/18/14            SAT 04/19/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      71          63          77          65          76
TEMP          64 63 68 70 71 69 66 66 64 63 72 75 77 73 68 67 65 65 70 75 76 73
DEWPT         60 61 63 64 64 64 64 63 62 61 61 61 61 62 62 62 62 61 63 62 62 63
MIN/MAX RH                   79          95          60          90          62
RH            86 96 83 82 79 83 92 92 93 94 68 63 60 68 81 87 89 90 77 65 62 72
WIND DIR      SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E SE SE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE
WIND SPD      11 11 11 12 13 14 13 11  9  9  9  9  9  8  6  4  3  3  6  8  9 11
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     73 84 85 87 85 84 83 83 78 73 55 37 48 59 57 46 54 58 60 61 70 79
POP 12HR                     30          20          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.02           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC IS IS                                           IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS                                                 IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     2     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           2600  2600  2200  1100  4400  4000  1200   400  4100  3900
T WIND DIR              E     E     E    NE    NE     E     E    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             20    24    23    16    16    16    12    12    12    13


DATE          SUN 04/20/14 MON 04/21/14 TUE 04/22/14 WED 04/23/14
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            67      76      67      78      67      80      68      82
TEMP          69 67 75 74 69 67 77 75 69 67 79 76 70 68 81 78
DEWPT         64 65 66 67 67 66 68 68 67 66 66 66 66 65 67 66
MAX/MIN RH         94      71      95      73      97      63      92      60
RH            86 94 72 79 92 95 76 79 92 97 66 71 86 92 63 67
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      20      20      20      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-172215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
350 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

DATE             THU 04/17/14            FRI 04/18/14            SAT 04/19/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          61          83          61          82
TEMP          60 59 68 73 76 73 68 65 62 61 73 79 83 76 67 64 62 61 71 80 82 77
DEWPT         57 59 62 63 64 64 63 62 61 60 60 61 60 60 60 59 59 58 60 59 59 59
MIN/MAX RH                   67          96          47          91          45
RH            90100 80 71 67 72 86 90 96 96 65 54 47 58 78 83 90 91 68 49 45 54
WIND DIR      SE  E  E SE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E SE SE  E  E  E  E SE SE
WIND SPD       6  6  6  8 11 12 10  6  6  6  6  6  8  9  5  3  3  3  6  8 10 11
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     69 82 81 81 72 62 70 79 71 64 53 42 53 65 65 65 70 65 66 66 71 75
POP 12HR                     20          20          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.02           0           0        0.04
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS IS IS                               IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS                                     IS IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                                                      PF PF
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     2     3     5
MIXING HGT           4000  3900  3300  1400  6600  6300  3600   400  7100  8400
T WIND DIR             SE     E     E    NE    NE     E    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             13    19    17    11    12    14    13    16    13    14


DATE          SUN 04/20/14 MON 04/21/14 TUE 04/22/14 WED 04/23/14
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            65      82      66      85      64      88      66      89
TEMP          68 65 80 77 69 66 83 79 68 64 85 81 70 66 87 83
DEWPT         63 63 65 65 65 64 68 67 66 63 63 63 63 63 64 64
MAX/MIN RH         94      57      95      56      97      45      92      44
RH            84 94 60 66 88 95 59 66 93 97 48 55 80 92 48 53
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      20      20      20      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-172215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
350 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

DATE             THU 04/17/14            FRI 04/18/14            SAT 04/19/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      71          65          76          66          75
TEMP          66 64 68 70 71 68 67 66 65 65 71 75 76 72 68 67 66 66 70 74 75 73
DEWPT         61 62 64 65 65 65 65 64 64 63 62 62 62 62 63 63 63 63 63 63 63 64
MIN/MAX RH                   81          95          60          92          67
RH            84 93 86 84 81 88 94 93 95 93 72 64 60 71 83 86 90 92 79 69 67 75
WIND DIR      SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE
WIND SPD      12 12 12 12 14 16 14 12 11 11 10 10 10  9  8  5  4  4  6  8  9 11
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     73 84 86 88 86 85 84 84 79 74 56 38 49 59 58 46 55 58 60 63 70 77
POP 12HR                     30          20          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.02           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC IS IS                                           IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS                                                 IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     2     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           2300  2200  1900  1100  4100  3800  1100   900  2300  2200
T WIND DIR              E     E     E    NE    NE     E     E    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             21    26    25    20    18    17    12    11    12    13


DATE          SUN 04/20/14 MON 04/21/14 TUE 04/22/14 WED 04/23/14
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      75      68      76      68      78      69      80
TEMP          69 68 74 73 70 68 76 74 70 68 77 75 70 69 79 78
DEWPT         65 66 66 67 67 67 68 68 67 67 66 66 66 66 67 67
MAX/MIN RH         94      74      95      76      97      66      92      64
RH            87 94 74 81 91 95 78 81 92 97 69 72 85 92 66 70
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      20      20      20      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-172215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
350 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

DATE             THU 04/17/14            FRI 04/18/14            SAT 04/19/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          61          81          59          80
TEMP          59 59 68 71 73 70 65 63 61 61 74 79 81 72 65 62 60 59 69 78 80 75
DEWPT         57 59 60 61 62 62 62 61 59 58 58 59 60 60 60 59 59 59 60 59 59 60
MIN/MAX RH                   68          94          48          99          48
RH            93100 78 71 68 76 90 91 94 90 59 51 48 66 86 90 97 99 73 53 48 60
WIND DIR      SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  E SE SE  E NE  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       5  6  9 10 11 10  9  6  5  5  6  8  8  6  4  2  2  2  6  8  9 10
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     72 84 84 84 83 83 81 80 76 72 54 36 47 57 56 43 64 66 64 61 67 72
POP 12HR                     30          20          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.02           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC IS IS                                           IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS                                                 IS
OBVIS                                                      PF PF
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     2     3     3     3     3     2     3     5
MIXING HGT           3600  3500  2500   300  6800  6400  2800   200  6700  7000
T WIND DIR              E     E     E    NE    NE    NE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             16    19    14    10    12    13     9    11    11    11


DATE          SUN 04/20/14 MON 04/21/14 TUE 04/22/14 WED 04/23/14
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            65      80      66      82      65      84      66      84
TEMP          68 65 78 76 68 66 80 77 68 65 83 79 69 66 83 79
DEWPT         63 64 65 65 65 64 68 67 65 64 65 64 63 63 65 66
MAX/MIN RH         94      61      95      62      97      52      92      53
RH            83 94 63 71 89 95 65 72 91 97 56 61 83 92 56 63
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      20      20      20      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS IS 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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