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FOUS54 KCRP 280835
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
335 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

TXZ245-282215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
335 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

DATE             THU 05/28/15            FRI 05/29/15            SAT 05/30/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      85          77          86          77          87
TEMP          79 78 83 85 84 81 79 79 78 77 82 85 86 81 79 79 78 78 83 87 85 79
DEWPT         76 76 76 76 75 74 75 76 76 77 77 76 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 74 73
MIN/MAX RH                   73          99          67          90          65
RH            92 93 81 76 73 81 87 91 97 99 84 73 67 78 83 85 89 89 75 65 69 82
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       9 10 10 11 12 14 11 11 10  9 10 12 12 11  9  8  6  5  6  8  9  9
HEAT INDEX          90 94 92 86             90 95 94 87             90 94 92
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     87 87 72 57 53 45 69 60 80 80 75 63 65 49 62 64 67 71 66 62 55 48
POP 12HR                     20          20          40          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.01        0.07        0.02        0.06
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                  IS IS       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     2     1     2     3     3     2     3     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3900  3700  2400  2500  3700  3500  1400   900  2600  2300
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             18    24    21    18    18    21    17    11    12    16


DATE          SUN 05/31/15 MON 06/01/15 TUE 06/02/15 WED 06/03/15
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            73      83      73      85      75      85      76      86
TEMP          76 74 83 82 75 74 84 80 77 75 85 81 78 77 86 82
DEWPT         73 71 71 71 72 70 70 70 72 71 71 72 73 73 72 73
MAX/MIN RH         96      68      92      63      90      64      93      64
RH            92 92 68 71 89 88 63 72 86 87 64 73 86 90 64 74
PWIND DIR          SE      NE      SE       E       S       S       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      50      30      30      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-282215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
335 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

DATE             THU 05/28/15            FRI 05/29/15            SAT 05/30/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      90          75          88          73          89
TEMP          76 75 82 87 89 86 80 76 75 75 82 87 88 84 78 74 74 73 80 87 88 84
DEWPT         76 75 75 75 74 73 73 74 74 74 72 71 73 72 74 73 72 72 76 72 71 73
MIN/MAX RH                   60          96          60          95          57
RH           100100 82 66 62 67 80 93 95 96 71 60 62 68 87 95 95 95 87 62 58 69
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       6  8  9 11 13 12 11  9  4  5  6 11 14 13  9  6  4  4  8  6  8  9
HEAT INDEX          88 96 98 93 85          87 93 96 90                93 94 90
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B2 B1 OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     87 87 82 58 50 36 79 69 95 95 88 74 70 56 59 55 83 62 62 62 57 51
POP 12HR                     20          30          50          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.03        0.15        0.01        0.07
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS       SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                  IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS       SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     2     2     3     3     3     2     1     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           5400  5000  2900  2000  4800  4500  1900   300  2800  2700
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             17    23    19    10    13    24    16     8     9    14


DATE          SUN 05/31/15 MON 06/01/15 TUE 06/02/15 WED 06/03/15
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            70      84      70      87      71      88      71      88
TEMP          71 70 82 82 71 70 84 83 72 71 85 84 72 71 86 85
DEWPT         71 70 70 70 70 69 70 69 70 69 69 70 71 71 71 71
MAX/MIN RH        100      61     100      56      94      55     100      57
RH           100100 66 67 99 98 63 62 93 93 58 64 99100 61 65
PWIND DIR           E      NE       E       E      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           30      50      20      30       5      20       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-282215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
335 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

DATE             THU 05/28/15            FRI 05/29/15            SAT 05/30/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      84          78          85          79          88
TEMP          80 79 82 83 83 80 79 79 79 78 82 85 85 82 81 81 80 79 84 87 86 80
DEWPT         76 76 76 76 75 75 76 77 77 76 76 76 74 74 74 75 75 74 74 74 74 74
MIN/MAX RH                   77          95          69          85          64
RH            90 91 85 81 77 84 89 92 94 94 82 75 69 76 78 81 84 85 73 65 68 81
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      13 11 10 12 12 14 14 14 12 11 11 12 13 12 11 10  8  8  8  9  9  9
HEAT INDEX          89 91 91 86             90 94 93 89 86 87 85    91 95 94 83
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     87 87 70 56 54 46 67 58 79 79 75 62 66 48 62 64 66 66 61 55 50 45
POP 12HR                     10          20          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.06        0.02        0.04
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS             IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                              IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     2     3     3     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3000  2900  2400  2600  3100  3000  1500  1200  2500  2300
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             19    24    26    23    20    23    20    16    14    17


DATE          SUN 05/31/15 MON 06/01/15 TUE 06/02/15 WED 06/03/15
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            76      84      76      84      77      85      78      86
TEMP          78 76 83 82 77 76 83 82 79 77 84 82 80 78 84 83
DEWPT         73 72 71 72 72 71 70 71 72 72 72 72 73 74 72 74
MAX/MIN RH         90      67      85      64      83      65      86      66
RH            86 89 68 71 83 85 67 71 79 83 68 72 81 86 68 73
PWIND DIR          SE       E      SE       E       S       S       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      50      30      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-282215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
335 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

DATE             THU 05/28/15            FRI 05/29/15            SAT 05/30/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      87          75          86          74          88
TEMP          74 74 82 85 87 84 79 76 75 75 81 85 86 82 78 75 74 74 83 87 88 83
DEWPT         74 74 75 75 74 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 74 73 72 72 74 74 73 72
MIN/MAX RH                   65          97          66          94          60
RH           100100 77 72 65 71 82 91 95 97 79 69 66 74 86 93 94 94 76 66 60 71
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       5  6 10 10 12 11  9  8  5  5  8 11 13 10  6  5  3  3  4  5  8  8
HEAT INDEX          89 93 95 90             87 93 93 88             89 95 95 88
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     87 87 79 66 50 47 69 64 84 84 88 70 62 54 62 65 78 76 76 76 65 54
POP 12HR                     20          20          50          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.02        0.15        0.02        0.15
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                  IS IS       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     2     1     2     3     3     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           5000  4600  2800  2500  4400  4100  1500   400  2400  2300
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             17    20    17    10    14    21    12     6     8    12


DATE          SUN 05/31/15 MON 06/01/15 TUE 06/02/15 WED 06/03/15
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            72      84      70      86      72      86      72      86
TEMP          74 72 82 81 72 70 84 82 74 72 85 82 74 72 85 83
DEWPT         72 70 71 71 70 69 71 70 71 70 72 71 72 72 71 72
MAX/MIN RH         96      67      97      60      93      61     100      61
RH            95 94 70 71 95 95 65 67 89 92 65 69 94100 64 70
PWIND DIR           E      NE       E      NE       S       S       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           30      50      30      30      10      30      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC 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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