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FOUS54 KCRP 222015
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
315 PM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

TXZ245-231015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
315 PM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

DATE           07/22/14      WED 07/23/14            THU 07/24/14            FRI
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          90          79          90          80
TEMP          90 88 81 81 80 79 85 90 90 88 82 81 80 79 85 89 89 87 83 82 81 80
DEWPT         75 77 78 77 77 76 76 74 74 75 75 75 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   93          59          84          61          85
RH            64 72 88 90 92 93 76 60 60 67 81 81 83 84 68 62 61 66 76 80 83 84
WIND DIR      SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S SE  S  S  S  S  W SW SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      12 10  8  4  3  2  5  4  8 10  8  6  3  2  2  4  8 10 10  9  6  5
HEAT INDEX   101100 90 89       95100100 98 88 87 82    93 98 98 95 90 89 87 83
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     21 16  8 18 20 39 46 43 40 43 34 19 27 40 43 47 36 25 28 30 28 26
POP 12HR                      5          20          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04           0        0.04           0
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS             IS IS IS IS             IS
TSTMS                              IS IS             IS IS IS IS             IS
LAL                     1     1     1     2     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           1800  1600  3500  4600  2100  1300  4500  4200  2700  1400
T WIND DIR              S     S     W     S    SE     S     S    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD             11    10     4     6    10     5     4    14    17    12


DATE           07/25 SAT 07/26/14 SUN 07/27/14 MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14
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            91      80      92      80      90      80      90      80      90
TEMP          89 87 83 80 90 88 83 81 89 86 83 81 89 87 82 80 89 87
DEWPT         74 75 76 76 74 75 77 76 74 75 77 77 75 75 77 76 74 74
MIN/MAX RH         60      88      59      88      63      91      63      90      61
RH            60 69 82 87 60 67 83 88 63 70 85 90 64 70 84 89 62 67
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR           20       5       5       5       5       5      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS

$$

TXZ231-231015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
315 PM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

DATE           07/22/14      WED 07/23/14            THU 07/24/14            FRI
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          99          75          99          75
TEMP          99 94 83 78 76 75 85 95 99 94 83 78 76 75 85 95 97 94 83 79 76 75
DEWPT         70 70 72 75 75 75 76 68 69 69 71 72 72 72 69 68 67 68 69 71 73 72
MAX/MIN RH                  100          38          91          38          93
RH            39 46 71 89 95100 74 42 38 44 67 83 88 91 59 41 38 43 64 77 88 91
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE  E SE SE SE  S  S SE  E SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10 11  9  4  3  2  4  2  6  8  6  5  2  1  2  3  6  9  9  6  5  4
HEAT INDEX   106101 88          94100106100 87          90100102 98 87
CLOUDS        SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     32 15 13 16 22 18 40 32 42 38 27 19 20 18 24 31 28 25 28 30 27 24
POP 12HR                      5          20          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02           0        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS                   IS IS             IS
TSTMS                              IS IS                   IS IS             IS
LAL                     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     3     4     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           5000  1000  8400 10000  6900  1200  7900  7700  6000  1200
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             14    10     4     5    13    10     5    12    14     9


DATE           07/25 SAT 07/26/14 SUN 07/27/14 MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14
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           100      76     100      75     100      77     101      75     101
TEMP          96 95 80 77 96 95 80 76 96 94 81 77 97 96 80 76 96 95
DEWPT         65 66 73 73 68 69 74 74 68 68 74 74 67 66 73 72 62 62
MIN/MAX RH         33      91      36      96      37      91      34      93      29
RH            36 40 78 89 40 43 83 94 41 42 78 89 38 39 80 90 33 34
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           20       5       5       5       5       5      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS

$$

TXZ247-231015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
315 PM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

DATE           07/22/14      WED 07/23/14            THU 07/24/14            FRI
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                      80          89          79          90          80
TEMP          88 85 82 82 81 80 85 89 89 85 82 82 81 80 86 89 89 86 83 83 81 80
DEWPT         76 78 78 78 78 77 77 75 75 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 76 76 75
MAX/MIN RH                   90          63          85          63          84
RH            68 79 88 87 89 90 76 64 64 73 81 79 81 85 70 63 63 69 76 79 82 84
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S SW SW SE SE SE  S  S  S SW  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      11  9  8  8  4  2  5  5  8  9  8  8  3  2  3  5  8 10 10 10  8  6
HEAT INDEX   100 96 92 92 90    96 99100 95 89 90 87    94 99 99 95 91 90 88 86
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     20 11  8 18 20 36 45 42 42 41 34 23 33 39 44 49 37 25 28 30 28 26
POP 12HR                      5          20          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03           0        0.04           0
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS             IS IS IS IS             IS
TSTMS                              IS IS             IS IS IS IS             IS
LAL                     1     1     1     2     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1700  2000  3100  2700  2100  2100  4000  3700  2200  1900
T WIND DIR              S     S    SW    SE    SE     S     S    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD             12    11     3     8    10     6     6    14    18    14


DATE           07/25 SAT 07/26/14 SUN 07/27/14 MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14
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            90      80      91      81      90      81      89      80      89
TEMP          89 86 83 81 90 87 83 81 89 86 84 82 89 86 83 80 89 86
DEWPT         75 76 77 76 75 76 77 77 75 76 78 78 76 76 77 77 76 75
MIN/MAX RH         64      87      61      88      64      89      65      89      65
RH            64 72 81 87 61 69 82 87 64 71 83 88 66 72 83 88 66 71
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20       5       5       5       5       5      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS

$$

TXZ234-231015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
315 PM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

DATE           07/22/14      WED 07/23/14            THU 07/24/14            FRI
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                      74          96          74          96          77
TEMP          98 94 81 77 75 74 86 94 96 92 80 76 75 74 85 93 94 91 81 79 77 77
DEWPT         74 74 75 76 75 74 75 73 71 72 73 73 73 72 72 72 71 71 72 73 73 73
MAX/MIN RH                  100          45          95          48          89
RH            47 54 83 96 98 99 69 51 45 52 79 91 93 94 65 51 48 53 74 84 88 89
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W SE  S  S  S SW SW  W SE SE  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       9 10  5  3  2  2  4  2  5 10  5  4  2  2  1  2  5  9  8  5  3  3
HEAT INDEX   109104 87          96103104 99 84          91101102 97 86
CLOUDS        SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     26 29  7 15 18 45 46 40 38 42 27 19 10 32 37 41 33 25 28 30 27 23
POP 12HR                      5          30          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06           0        0.04           0
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS SC SC             IS IS IS IS             IS
TSTMS                        IS IS SC SC             IS IS IS IS             IS
LAL                     1     1     2     3     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           3500  1100  5100  7200  4300   500  5300  5300  4500  1200
T WIND DIR              S    SW     S    SE    SE     S     W    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD             10    10     4     4    10     6     2    11    12     6


DATE           07/25 SAT 07/26/14 SUN 07/27/14 MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14
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            96      77      98      77      97      77      96      76      97
TEMP          93 91 79 77 94 93 79 77 93 92 79 77 93 91 79 76 93 92
DEWPT         69 70 75 74 72 71 76 75 71 72 76 76 70 71 75 74 68 69
MIN/MAX RH         44      92      45      96      46      97      45      95      42
RH            47 51 87 91 49 50 89 94 49 53 88 96 47 51 87 94 45 47
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC FW
POP 12HR           20       5       5       5       5       5      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS
TSTMS         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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