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FOUS54 KCRP 181948
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
248 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

TXZ245-191030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
248 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

DATE           09/18/14      FRI 09/19/14            SAT 09/20/14            SUN
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      78          87          78          88          78
TEMP          86 83 81 80 79 78 82 86 86 83 81 80 79 78 83 88 88 85 82 80 79 78
DEWPT         75 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 74 75 75 75 74 74 74 74 75 76 76 76 75
MAX/MIN RH                   91          70          91          64          91
RH            72 80 86 88 90 90 80 70 71 74 83 87 89 91 76 64 64 72 83 86 90 91
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD       9  9  8  6  4  4  4  6  8  9  5  5  4  3  5  5  9  9  8  8  5  5
HEAT INDEX    95 90 88 83       89 94 94 89 87 83       90 96 97 94 89 83
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     65 66 79 81 83 89 87 76 67 83 86 79 86 89 51 45 41 35 42 49 51 51
POP 12HR                     50          50          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.28        0.31        0.03        0.07        0.04
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2     1     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           1100   700  2100  2100  1500  2000  3500  4100  3100  2800
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     E     E     E     E    NE     E    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             13     8    10    14    11     8     4     5    11     8


DATE           09/21 MON 09/22/14 TUE 09/23/14 WED 09/24/14 THU 09/25/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            88      77      88      76      87      76      86      74      85
TEMP          88 85 80 77 88 85 79 76 86 83 78 76 85 82 76 74 85 83
DEWPT         74 74 74 74 74 73 73 71 71 71 71 71 70 70 71 71 71 72
MIN/MAX RH         64      90      62      84      60      85      61      90      63
RH            65 71 85 90 64 68 82 84 61 66 81 85 62 68 84 90 64 70
PWIND DIR           E       E       E       E       E       E       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      10      20      20      20      20      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-191030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
248 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

DATE           09/18/14      FRI 09/19/14            SAT 09/20/14            SUN
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      75          92          74          93          74
TEMP          91 86 80 78 76 76 81 89 90 85 79 77 76 75 85 92 93 87 81 78 76 74
DEWPT         72 73 74 75 74 74 75 74 72 72 74 74 74 74 74 71 70 71 73 73 74 74
MAX/MIN RH                   96          56          96          47          99
RH            54 65 84 91 93 96 80 61 56 66 83 91 95 95 70 51 47 58 77 86 94 99
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE  E SE  E  E SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       9 10  8  5  4  4  5  6  8  9  5  4  4  4  6  5  6  8  8  5  3  4
HEAT INDEX    98 93             87 97 97 91             92 98 99 93 86
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     67 69 82 80 86 89 88 73 66 82 83 83 82 88 52 37 41 43 46 47 50 49
POP 12HR                     40          40          20          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.21        0.20        0.03        0.08           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC             IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC             IS
LAL                     3     3     3     3     2     2     2     3     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     4     4     4     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           1900   400  2800  3300  1900  1500  4000  4900  4100  2400
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E     E    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             14     8    10    14    10     8     6     8    12    11


DATE           09/21 MON 09/22/14 TUE 09/23/14 WED 09/24/14 THU 09/25/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            92      73      90      72      90      72      88      71      89
TEMP          91 86 77 73 89 85 76 72 89 84 76 72 87 83 75 71 87 84
DEWPT         72 72 73 72 70 69 71 69 67 66 69 68 67 66 67 67 67 68
MIN/MAX RH         52      97      51      89      46      87      48      88      49
RH            54 62 87 97 54 59 84 89 50 54 80 87 51 56 78 88 50 59
PWIND DIR           E       E      NE      NE       E       E       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      10      20      20      20      10      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-191030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
248 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

DATE           09/18/14      FRI 09/19/14            SAT 09/20/14            SUN
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      79          88          79          89          80
TEMP          86 83 82 81 81 80 84 86 86 84 83 82 81 79 84 88 89 86 83 82 81 80
DEWPT         76 76 77 76 76 75 75 75 75 74 76 75 75 75 75 74 75 76 76 76 76 75
MAX/MIN RH                   86          69          87          64          86
RH            73 80 83 84 85 85 77 69 69 72 79 81 84 87 73 64 64 71 80 82 85 86
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD       9 10  9  9  6  5  5  8  9 10  8  8  5  4  5  6  9  9  9  8  6  5
HEAT INDEX    96 92 90 88 87    92 95 95 92 90 89 87    92 97 99 96 91 89 87
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     67 66 74 81 81 90 86 73 66 80 86 83 86 89 51 45 37 28 39 49 51 51
POP 12HR                     50          50          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.24        0.26        0.03        0.08        0.06
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2     1     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           1200   900  2100  2100  1700  2000  3000  3700  2900  2800
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     E     E     E    NE     E    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             16    11    10    16    13    10     4     5    11     6


DATE           09/21 MON 09/22/14 TUE 09/23/14 WED 09/24/14 THU 09/25/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            88      78      88      78      86      77      86      75      87
TEMP          88 85 80 78 87 85 80 78 86 83 79 77 85 82 77 75 86 84
DEWPT         75 75 75 74 74 73 73 72 72 72 72 72 71 72 72 72 72 73
MIN/MAX RH         65      87      63      81      62      84      63      89      63
RH            66 71 83 87 65 68 81 81 63 68 80 84 64 70 84 89 63 69
PWIND DIR           E       E       E       E       E       E       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      10      20      20      20      20      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-191030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
248 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

DATE           09/18/14      FRI 09/19/14            SAT 09/20/14            SUN
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      76          88          74          93          75
TEMP          87 83 79 78 77 76 81 87 86 82 77 75 75 74 84 92 93 88 82 79 77 75
DEWPT         73 76 76 77 77 76 75 75 75 75 75 75 74 73 73 73 72 74 74 74 74 74
MAX/MIN RH                  100          67         100          52          95
RH            63 79 90 98100100 84 68 68 79 93100 99 97 70 54 52 63 78 87 92 95
WIND DIR      SE SE  E SE  E  E  E NE  E SE  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       6  6  5  3  3  3  5  6  8  8  4  3  3  3  5  5  8  8  6  4  3  4
HEAT INDEX    94 91             87 96 95 88             90100101 96 87
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     71 68 84 86 90 89 89 84 65 85 86 72 83 87 51 45 46 45 46 47 48 48
POP 12HR                     60          50          20          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.29        0.40        0.03        0.08           0
RAIN SHWRS    NM SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC             IS
TSTMS         NM SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC             IS
LAL                     3     4     3     3     2     2     2     3     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           1100   100  2200  2300  1000  2000  4200  5100  3700  2700
T WIND DIR             SE     E    NE     E     E    NE    NE     E    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              9     6     9    13     9     6     8     9    13     8


DATE           09/21 MON 09/22/14 TUE 09/23/14 WED 09/24/14 THU 09/25/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            92      74      91      72      88      71      88      70      90
TEMP          91 87 78 74 90 85 76 72 87 83 75 71 87 83 74 70 89 84
DEWPT         73 73 73 72 71 70 71 69 69 68 69 67 67 66 67 67 67 69
MIN/MAX RH         54      92      52      88      52      89      49      89      48
RH            56 63 84 92 54 61 83 88 54 60 82 89 51 58 79 89 49 60
PWIND DIR           E       E      NE      NE      NE       E      NE       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      10      20      20      20      20      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS       IS IS 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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