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FOUS54 KCRP 270840
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
340 AM CDT WED AUG 27 2014

TXZ245-272215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
340 AM CDT WED AUG 27 2014

DATE             WED 08/27/14            THU 08/28/14            FRI 08/29/14
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                      90          80          88          79          87
TEMP          81 80 84 88 90 89 85 83 81 80 83 86 88 87 83 81 80 79 83 86 87 87
DEWPT         75 75 74 75 74 76 76 76 75 75 74 73 73 74 76 76 76 75 74 74 74 75
MIN/MAX RH                   60          86          62          88          66
RH            84 87 73 66 60 65 76 80 83 86 74 66 62 66 78 83 87 87 75 69 66 69
WIND DIR      NE  N NE NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE
WIND SPD       5  8 11 11 12 11  6  5  4  5  8 10 11 11 10  9  5  4  5  8 11 12
HEAT INDEX    86    91 98 99100 94 90 87 83 90 93 95 96 91 88 86    89 93 96 96
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)     63 69 67 77 69 65 67 65 64 71 68 69 62 61 68 74 77 75 78 69 74 64
POP 12HR                     50          40          40          30          40
QPF 12HR                   0.15        0.09        0.34        0.10        0.16
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     3     3     3     3     3     3     2     3     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2500  3100  2300  2700  3300  3300  2900  2500  3800  3600
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E
T WIND SPD             18    20    18    11    14    19    18    10    10    19


DATE          SAT 08/30/14 SUN 08/31/14 MON 09/01/14 TUE 09/02/14
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            80      87      79      89      78      90      80      90
TEMP          82 80 86 87 81 79 87 88 81 78 87 89 82 80 87 89
DEWPT         77 75 75 75 78 77 74 76 78 76 74 75 76 76 72 76
MAX/MIN RH         85      68      93      63      94      62      88      60
RH            84 85 71 70 89 92 66 68 89 94 65 65 82 88 62 66
PWIND DIR          SE       S      SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      30      10      20      10      10      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC IS       IS                      IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC IS       IS                      IS IS

$$

TXZ231-272215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
340 AM CDT WED AUG 27 2014

DATE             WED 08/27/14            THU 08/28/14            FRI 08/29/14
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                      98          76          95          76          94
TEMP          77 76 85 94 98 96 87 82 79 76 84 91 95 93 85 81 79 76 84 90 94 92
DEWPT         74 73 73 69 68 71 72 73 74 74 73 71 65 69 71 74 75 74 73 71 69 68
MIN/MAX RH                   38          92          38          95          43
RH            88 93 68 45 38 45 61 74 84 92 70 52 38 45 63 78 88 95 70 54 45 45
WIND DIR       E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  E  E  E  E SE
WIND SPD       3  3  5  8  9  9  5  3  3  3  4  6 10 12  9  5  4  4  4  6 10 12
HEAT INDEX          92 99103103 93 88       91 97 97 98 91 86       90 96 99 97
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     32 30 32 32 53 56 54 53 57 66 58 47 53 58 61 65 71 66 66 69 68 62
POP 12HR                     30          20          30          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.01        0.23        0.04        0.09
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS            IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     2     3     2     2     3     3     3     2     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     4     4     4     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           4600  5500  4000  2000  4900  5000  4400  1600  5100  5200
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E     E     E     E    SE    SE     E     E
T WIND SPD             13    17    16    11     9    18    16     8     9    18


DATE          SAT 08/30/14 SUN 08/31/14 MON 09/01/14 TUE 09/02/14
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            77      97      76      98      75     100      76     100
TEMP          82 77 92 95 82 76 93 96 81 75 94 97 82 76 94 98
DEWPT         74 75 70 69 74 76 69 67 75 75 67 68 74 75 67 67
MAX/MIN RH         92      41      98      37     100      35      97      33
RH            77 92 49 44 78 98 46 40 80100 41 39 75 97 40 37
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      30      20      20      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS SC IS       IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS SC IS       IS

$$

TXZ247-272215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
340 AM CDT WED AUG 27 2014

DATE             WED 08/27/14            THU 08/28/14            FRI 08/29/14
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                      88          81          86          80          86
TEMP          81 80 83 86 88 87 84 83 82 81 83 85 86 85 83 82 81 80 83 85 86 86
DEWPT         76 76 75 76 75 76 76 76 76 75 74 74 74 75 76 76 75 74 74 74 75 76
MIN/MAX RH                   67          84          69          84          70
RH            84 86 76 71 67 71 77 81 82 84 75 70 69 72 80 83 83 83 76 71 70 73
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       9 10 12 13 13 12 10  9  8  6  9 10 11 12 11 10  6  4  5  8 11 13
HEAT INDEX    87 85 91 96 98 98 94 91 89 87 90 92 94 94 91 88 87 85 89 93 95 96
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     64 71 70 78 69 66 65 65 64 70 69 70 61 62 76 75 77 75 77 71 68 65
POP 12HR                     50          40          50          30          50
QPF 12HR                   0.16        0.12        0.31        0.11        0.16
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     3     3     3     3     3     3     2     3     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2000  2300  1800  2800  3000  3000  2800  2500  3400  3200
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E    SE    SE     E    SE    SE    SE     E
T WIND SPD             18    20    18    12    16    20    20    11    10    20


DATE          SAT 08/30/14 SUN 08/31/14 MON 09/01/14 TUE 09/02/14
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            82      85      81      86      80      87      81      87
TEMP          83 82 85 85 82 81 85 86 82 80 85 86 83 81 86 87
DEWPT         77 76 76 76 78 77 75 77 78 76 75 76 77 76 74 77
MAX/MIN RH         83      74      90      70      90      68      86      67
RH            82 82 76 75 89 88 72 74 89 89 71 72 82 86 68 72
PWIND DIR          SE       S      SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      30      10      20      10      10      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC IS       IS                      IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC IS       IS                      IS IS

$$

TXZ234-272215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
340 AM CDT WED AUG 27 2014

DATE             WED 08/27/14            THU 08/28/14            FRI 08/29/14
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                      95          77          92          76          92
TEMP          77 76 84 91 94 93 85 82 79 77 83 89 92 91 84 81 78 76 83 88 91 90
DEWPT         73 73 73 71 71 73 74 74 74 74 72 71 71 73 75 75 76 75 73 71 71 72
MIN/MAX RH                   48          92          50          97          52
RH            87 90 70 53 48 53 69 78 84 92 70 56 50 57 74 83 93 97 73 57 52 56
WIND DIR       N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE
WIND SPD       3  4  8  9 10  8  3  3  2  3  5  8  9  9  6  4  3  3  4  6  9 10
HEAT INDEX          90 98102102 93 87       89 95 99 99 92 86       89 94 98 98
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)     57 48 48 64 69 65 65 58 64 68 71 66 67 58 66 72 76 74 76 73 75 66
POP 12HR                     50          30          40          30          40
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.03        0.37        0.09        0.16
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     3     3     2     3     3     3     3     2     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3600  4300  3200  2000  4500  4300  3300  2300  4800  4700
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E     E     E    SE    SE    SE     E    SE
T WIND SPD             16    17    14    10    11    16    11     6     9    16


DATE          SAT 08/30/14 SUN 08/31/14 MON 09/01/14 TUE 09/02/14
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            77      95      76      96      75      97      77      97
TEMP          81 77 91 93 81 76 92 94 81 75 92 95 82 77 92 95
DEWPT         76 74 72 73 78 76 70 74 77 75 70 72 75 76 69 72
MAX/MIN RH         92      49     100      46     100      43      96      42
RH            86 92 54 53 89100 50 52 88100 49 49 80 96 46 48
PWIND DIR          SE       S      SE       S      SE       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      30      10      20      10      10      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC       IS IS                   IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC       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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