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FOUS54 KCRP 262147
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
347 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

TXZ245-271015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
347 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

DATE           02/26/15      FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      40          51          49          62          55
TEMP             54 46 44 42 40 44 49 51 51 50 49 49 49 53 59 62 60 57 56 55 55
DEWPT            38 39 37 35 36 39 46 45 44 44 46 49 49 50 53 52 53 52 52 52 55
MAX/MIN RH                   85          77         100          72         100
RH               55 77 79 77 85 83 88 80 78 81 87 99100 90 82 72 80 83 88 89100
WIND DIR          E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE
WIND SPD         13 14 16 11 13 12 13 14 16 16 16 13 13 12 12 12 11 10  9  9  5
CLOUDS           SC FW FW SC SC B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)        33 12 15 35 48 84 87 76 97 97 97 97 96100 95 96 99 97 96 94 87
POP 12HR                      5          20          30          50          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.03        0.11        0.06
DRIZZLE                             S  S
RAIN                                S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     3
MIXING HGT           2600  1200  2600  3000  1700  1400  1900  1800  1600  1300
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             24    23    23    19    23    25    23    21    17    13


DATE           03/01/15  MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          71      63    73      63    71      60    69      52    62
TEMP          68 69 64   63 72 71 65   63 70 68 62   60 68 65 55   52 60 56
DEWPT         62 64 63   62 65 66 64   63 65 64 62   60 57 54 50   46 42 38
MIN/MAX RH       75      98    78     100    80     100    63      85    45
RH            80 83 96   98 81 86 99  100 85 86100  100 69 71 84   82 52 51
PWIND DIR        SE      SE    SE      SE     S       S    NE       N     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         20      10    10      20    20      20    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS               IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS         IS IS

$$

TXZ231-271015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
347 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

DATE           02/26/15      FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      36          46          44          59          54
TEMP             59 46 42 38 36 39 44 46 46 45 45 44 44 49 56 59 57 55 55 54 54
DEWPT            35 36 33 29 28 30 36 41 43 42 39 39 42 44 49 54 53 52 51 50 54
MAX/MIN RH                   75          68          92          78         100
RH               40 69 70 68 75 71 72 83 91 88 80 82 91 83 78 85 87 88 87 88100
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD         13 13 14 10 10 10 10 13 11 11 11 10  9  9  8  9  6  6  5  5  3
CLOUDS           FW FW FW SC SC OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)        20 16 17 29 47 97 97 94 97 97 97 97 95100 96 94 96 93 92 92 85
POP 12HR                      5          30          30          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.11        0.14        0.06
DRIZZLE                             C  C
RAIN                                C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3     3
MIXING HGT           3600  1500  1500  2500  2200  1200  1200  1600  1500  1200
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E     E     E     E    NE     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             24    20    20    19    24    25    14    14    12     8


DATE           03/01/15  MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          76      63    81      65    82      60    75      51    64
TEMP          72 72 66   63 78 76 68   65 79 76 64   60 72 68 55   51 62 57
DEWPT         62 64 64   63 64 66 66   65 64 64 62   60 54 49 48   45 35 31
MIN/MAX RH       65     100    59     100    55     100    44      83    31
RH            70 75 94  100 63 71 95  100 61 66 92  100 53 51 78   81 37 37
PWIND DIR        SE      SE    SE      SE     S       S    NW      NE     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 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    10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS   IS IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ247-271015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
347 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

DATE           02/26/15      FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      44          52          52          63          56
TEMP             55 49 47 45 44 47 51 52 52 52 52 52 52 55 61 63 61 59 58 57 56
DEWPT            39 41 40 38 40 44 50 48 47 48 50 52 52 53 55 53 54 53 54 54 56
MAX/MIN RH                   91          76         100          71         100
RH               55 73 77 76 87 92 96 85 84 87 93 99100 93 82 71 79 83 89 90100
WIND DIR          E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE
WIND SPD         18 17 18 14 14 13 14 16 18 18 18 16 16 13 13 13 12 11 10  9  5
CLOUDS           SC FW FW SC B1 OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)        33 12 14 37 58 88 94 77 97 97 97 97 96100 93 95 99 97 95 93 87
POP 12HR                      5          20          40          50          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.08        0.11        0.06
DRIZZLE                             S  S
RAIN                                S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     2     2     2     2     2     2     3
MIXING HGT           3300  1700  3000  2900  1900  2000  2100  2000  1600  1200
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             25    23    24    23    25    27    25    23    19    14


DATE           03/01/15  MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          70      64    70      63    70      61    68      54    62
TEMP          67 68 65   64 69 68 64   63 68 67 63   61 66 64 56   54 61 57
DEWPT         61 62 63   62 64 65 64   63 64 63 63   61 57 55 52   48 44 40
MIN/MAX RH       75      96    82     100    82     100    66      85    48
RH            79 82 95   96 83 89 99  100 86 87100  100 73 72 85   81 54 53
PWIND DIR        SE      SE    SE      SE     S       S    NE       N     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         20      10    10      20    10      10    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS               IS   IS               IS IS         IS IS

$$

TXZ234-271015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
347 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

DATE           02/26/15      FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      34          50          44          57          52
TEMP             54 42 39 36 34 39 47 50 48 46 45 44 44 48 55 57 56 54 53 52 52
DEWPT            36 37 33 31 31 35 39 40 40 39 38 39 39 39 46 50 51 49 50 50 52
MAX/MIN RH                   91          69          82          69         100
RH               52 80 78 81 90 85 73 69 74 78 75 80 82 70 71 77 84 85 88 90100
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD         12 10 13  9  9 10 10 11 11 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 10  9  8  8  4
CLOUDS           SC FW FW SC SC B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)        33 16 14 29 35 77 83 72 97 97 97 97 94 98 94 90 97 97 96 94 87
POP 12HR                      5          10          20          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02        0.09        0.08
RAIN                                      S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2     2     3
MIXING HGT           2800  1100  2900  3300  2500   900  1700  1700  1500  1200
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E     E     E     E    NE     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             21    20    19    14    20    21    18    20    16    11


DATE           03/01/15  MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          74      63    77      64    77      58    72      50    63
TEMP          70 71 65   63 74 73 66   64 74 72 62   58 70 66 54   50 60 56
DEWPT         63 65 64   63 66 68 66   64 66 65 62   58 56 54 49   45 37 36
MIN/MAX RH       73     100    72     100    70     100    55      84    38
RH            78 83 97  100 75 82 99  100 76 81100  100 62 65 82   82 41 47
PWIND DIR        SE      SE    SE      SE     S       S    NE       N     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         30      20    20      20    20      20    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS   IS 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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