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FOUS54 KCRP 260836
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
336 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

TXZ245-262215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
336 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

DATE             TUE 07/26/16            WED 07/27/16            THU 07/28/16
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          92          81          89
TEMP          81 79 85 88 87 85 81 81 82 80 86 90 88 85 82 82 83 81 86 88 87 85
DEWPT         77 76 76 74 76 77 77 78 78 77 78 77 76 75 76 77 77 77 76 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH                   64          94          60          88          65
RH            88 90 74 64 70 77 88 91 90 93 76 68 68 72 82 86 85 87 74 68 69 73
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  2  4  6  9  9  8  8  8  5  8 10 11 11 11  9  8  8 10 11 11 11
HEAT INDEX    89    94 97 97 96 89 89 90    98103 99 94 90 91 91 88 95 98 96 94
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     72 86 85 76 76 76 73 65 66 71 66 61 56 59 63 67 67 60 57 55 54 38
POP 12HR                     60          20          40          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.36        0.11        0.16        0.02        0.03
RAIN SHWRS    IS NM NM SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            NM NM SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS
LAL                     4     3     2     2     3     2     2     1     2     2
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     5     5     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           5000  4800  2400  1300  4000  3900  1700   900  2300  2200
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S    SE     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              5    12    14    11    13    19    18    14    17    19


DATE          FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16
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            81      92      81      91      81      90      80      91
TEMP          82 81 90 87 82 81 90 86 82 81 89 86 82 80 90 86
DEWPT         77 76 76 76 77 77 77 76 77 77 77 76 78 77 76 76
MAX/MIN RH         88      61      88      62      88      65      90      62
RH            86 86 64 71 86 88 66 72 86 88 68 75 88 89 66 72
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       S       S       S       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           10      20      10      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                  IS          IS          IS          IS

$$

TXZ231-262215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
336 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

DATE             TUE 07/26/16            WED 07/27/16            THU 07/28/16
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          77         100          77         100
TEMP          78 76 86 94 98 93 84 81 78 77 88 96100 92 84 81 79 77 89 97100 95
DEWPT         76 76 75 70 71 72 74 76 76 75 74 71 67 69 72 75 76 76 72 68 68 69
MIN/MAX RH                   43          95          35          95          35
RH            94 99 69 47 43 52 72 84 92 95 65 46 35 48 67 81 92 95 58 40 35 43
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       3  3  4  5  6  8  8  5  4  4  8  8 11 12 11  9  6  4  6  9 11 12
HEAT INDEX          95100106101 92 87       97104105 98 90 88       96102106101
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     67 74 79 78 81 80 71 63 71 73 68 44 46 64 65 67 64 50 45 47 39 33
POP 12HR                     50          30          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.33        0.06        0.15        0.02        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     3     2     3     3     2     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           7500  7100  4400   900  7400  9500  3800  1100  5200  5200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              6    10    12    10    11    16    19    11    12    20


DATE          FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16
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     100      77     101      77     100      77     101
TEMP          82 77 96 95 82 77 97 95 82 77 96 95 82 77 97 95
DEWPT         76 75 70 69 75 76 68 68 76 76 69 69 76 75 67 68
MAX/MIN RH         94      37      97      34      95      36      95      33
RH            81 93 44 44 82 97 40 42 81 94 41 43 84 94 38 42
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      20       5      20       5      20       5      20
RAIN SHWRS             IS          IS          IS          IS
TSTMS                  IS          IS          IS          IS

$$

TXZ247-262215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
336 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

DATE             TUE 07/26/16            WED 07/27/16            THU 07/28/16
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          91          82          88
TEMP          82 81 86 88 88 86 84 83 82 81 88 91 91 86 85 84 83 82 86 88 88 86
DEWPT         78 77 76 76 77 78 78 78 78 78 78 78 77 76 77 78 78 77 77 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   69          89          65          85          69
RH            87 87 73 69 70 78 82 84 87 89 73 67 65 73 78 82 85 85 74 69 69 73
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD       8  3  5  6  9 10 11 11 11  8  9 10 12 13 13 12 11 10 11 11 11 12
HEAT INDEX    91 88 95 98 99 97 95 93 91 90101105104 96 95 94 92 90 97 99 99 96
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     66 84 83 75 71 71 69 62 61 69 65 61 54 63 65 67 66 61 56 59 53 37
POP 12HR                     50          20          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.28        0.11        0.17        0.02        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     2     2     3     2     2     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     5     5     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           3600  3400  2200  1900  3100  3100  1700  1100  2200  2100
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S    SE     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              6    12    17    14    14    19    23    19    19    20


DATE          FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16
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            83      90      83      90      82      89      82      90
TEMP          84 83 90 87 85 83 90 87 84 82 89 86 84 82 90 87
DEWPT         78 77 76 77 78 77 77 77 78 77 77 77 78 77 77 77
MAX/MIN RH         83      65      84      67      85      70      85      67
RH            81 82 65 71 80 84 67 72 81 85 70 74 82 85 67 72
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           10      20      10      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS          IS          IS          IS          IS
TSTMS               IS          IS          IS          IS

$$

TXZ234-262215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
336 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

DATE             TUE 07/26/16            WED 07/27/16            THU 07/28/16
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                      94          77          94          78          92
TEMP          77 75 87 92 93 91 82 79 78 77 88 92 93 90 83 81 79 78 87 91 92 90
DEWPT         76 75 76 73 74 74 76 76 76 76 76 75 72 73 74 76 77 76 75 74 73 74
MIN/MAX RH                   52          96          49          93          54
RH            99100 70 54 54 59 80 89 94 96 68 58 49 57 75 87 92 92 67 57 55 59
WIND DIR       S  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       1  2  4  5  6  8  5  3  3  3  5  8 11 10  8  5  4  4  6  8  9  9
HEAT INDEX          97101104101 90          98104101 98 90 87       96100101 99
CLOUDS        B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     83 92 88 77 87 86 80 75 81 76 74 69 59 62 67 71 73 63 70 62 53 43
POP 12HR                     60          30          40          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.40        0.12        0.21        0.02        0.07
RAIN SHWRS    IS NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS            NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS       SC SC SC SC
LAL                     4     4     3     2     3     3     2     1     3     3
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           5900  5900  3400   800  6400  6200  2800   700  3200  3200
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD              4     9     6     3    10    17    13     8    12    17


DATE          FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16
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            78      96      77      96      78      95      77      96
TEMP          80 78 94 93 80 77 94 93 81 78 93 92 80 77 94 93
DEWPT         76 76 73 74 76 76 74 74 77 77 74 74 77 76 73 73
MAX/MIN RH         94      48      96      49      96      50      97      48
RH            88 92 50 54 88 96 53 54 88 96 54 55 90 97 50 53
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 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           10      30      10      30      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS          IS SC       IS SC       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                  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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