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FOUS54 KCRP 211950
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
250 PM CDT SUN SEP 21 2014

TXZ245-221015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
250 PM CDT SUN SEP 21 2014

DATE           09/21/14      MON 09/22/14            TUE 09/23/14            WED
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          92          75          87          75
TEMP          87 83 78 78 76 76 84 90 90 86 80 78 77 75 82 86 86 82 78 77 76 75
DEWPT         73 72 72 71 72 70 73 70 71 71 73 71 71 71 70 70 70 70 70 69 69 68
MAX/MIN RH                   88          51          86          58          79
RH            64 72 82 80 88 83 69 52 53 61 79 80 83 86 69 59 59 68 76 78 79 78
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E NE  N NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD      14 10  6  5  4  3  6  9 10 11  5  4  5  8  9  9  9 10  9  8  8  9
HEAT INDEX    95 88             91 95 96 92 85          85 91 91 86
CLOUDS        SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     28 14 14 15 13 11 11 10 11 12 21 30 38 46 51 56 49 42 44 45 49 53
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           1400   300  5000  5000  1000   800  3000  3100  1900  1400
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E    NE
T WIND SPD             20    19    16    14    14    13    14    17    14    13


DATE           09/24 THU 09/25/14 FRI 09/26/14 SAT 09/27/14 SUN 09/28/14
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            87      74      86      76      87      75      87      75      86
TEMP          86 81 76 74 85 81 77 76 86 82 77 75 86 82 77 76 85 81
DEWPT         68 67 67 69 70 70 70 70 68 69 69 68 69 69 71 72 71 71
MIN/MAX RH         54      84      60      82      56      79      57      88      62
RH            55 62 74 84 61 69 78 81 57 65 77 78 58 66 83 87 63 71
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE       E      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      10      20      10      20      20      30      10      10
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                                 IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ231-221015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
250 PM CDT SUN SEP 21 2014

DATE           09/21/14      MON 09/22/14            TUE 09/23/14            WED
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                      70          92          71          91          71
TEMP          90 84 76 74 72 71 80 88 91 86 77 74 72 71 80 87 89 84 76 74 72 71
DEWPT         70 69 69 69 69 66 69 66 63 65 68 68 67 68 66 65 65 65 67 68 68 67
MAX/MIN RH                   90          40          90          45          88
RH            52 60 78 85 90 86 69 47 40 49 75 82 84 90 65 48 45 52 72 84 87 85
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E NE  N  E  E  E  E SE  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE
WIND SPD      10  9  5  2  3  2  6  8  8  9  4  1  4  4  5  5  6  8  5  3  4  5
HEAT INDEX    96 88                91    88                89 91 86
CLOUDS        SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     42 42 27 11 10  9 11 13 13 13 22 32 39 45 51 56 49 42 43 43 50 57
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS
TSTMS         IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     4     3     3     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           4400   200  6600  8400  4300  1100  4100  4500  3100   900
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E    NE
T WIND SPD             19    20    18    16    13    11     9    12    10     8


DATE           09/24 THU 09/25/14 FRI 09/26/14 SAT 09/27/14 SUN 09/28/14
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            88      69      90      71      89      72      90      71      89
TEMP          85 83 72 69 86 84 74 72 86 84 74 72 87 84 74 71 86 84
DEWPT         65 64 62 61 66 66 68 68 66 65 66 66 65 64 67 68 67 67
MIN/MAX RH         48      74      48      90      48      81      45      89      51
RH            51 53 71 74 51 55 84 89 51 54 77 80 49 52 79 88 54 58
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE       E      NE      NE      NE       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      20      10      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                                 IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-221015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
250 PM CDT SUN SEP 21 2014

DATE           09/21/14      MON 09/22/14            TUE 09/23/14            WED
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                      78          92          78          87          77
TEMP          86 83 80 80 79 79 85 90 90 87 82 80 79 78 83 86 86 82 79 79 78 77
DEWPT         75 74 73 72 74 73 75 71 73 72 74 72 73 73 72 72 72 71 71 71 71 70
MAX/MIN RH                   84          54          83          61          80
RH            68 75 79 77 84 81 71 55 57 62 76 76 80 83 70 62 62 69 76 78 79 79
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE
WIND SPD      16 12 11 10  9  8 10 10 11 12  8  6  8 10 10 10 10 11 11 10 10 10
HEAT INDEX    95 90 85 84       94 97 99 93 89 85       89 93 92 87
CLOUDS        SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     29 13 15 17 13 10 10 10 11 12 18 24 35 46 51 56 49 42 44 45 50 55
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           1900  1500  3600  3800  1800  1700  2700  2800  1800  1400
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E     E    NE     E     E    NE
T WIND SPD             20    18    16    17    14    14    18    19    19    18


DATE           09/24 THU 09/25/14 FRI 09/26/14 SAT 09/27/14 SUN 09/28/14
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            86      75      86      77      86      78      86      78      85
TEMP          85 81 77 75 85 81 78 78 85 82 79 78 85 82 79 78 84 81
DEWPT         69 69 69 71 70 71 71 71 69 70 70 69 70 71 72 72 72 72
MIN/MAX RH         58      86      62      79      59      75      59      82      65
RH            58 66 76 86 62 72 77 79 60 67 74 75 59 67 79 82 66 73
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      10      20      20      30      20      30      10      10
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                           IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ234-221015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
250 PM CDT SUN SEP 21 2014

DATE           09/21/14      MON 09/22/14            TUE 09/23/14            WED
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                      69          93          70          89          69
TEMP          88 86 76 73 70 70 83 90 92 88 76 74 71 70 78 86 88 83 75 72 70 69
DEWPT         69 68 68 66 68 66 69 67 67 68 70 69 66 68 66 66 66 67 67 67 65 64
MAX/MIN RH                   92          45          92          49          87
RH            54 55 76 80 92 88 63 47 45 51 82 85 84 92 67 51 49 60 78 84 87 84
WIND DIR       E  E  E  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  S NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE
WIND SPD       8  6  3  2  2  2  4  5  8  9  3  3  6  5  6  6  6  6  5  3  4  5
HEAT INDEX    92 90             87 93 95 91                88 90 86
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     18 13 12 11 12 13 13 13 24 35 37 39 43 46 51 56 49 42 40 38 40 42
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     4     3     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           3000   100  6900  7900  3600   600  3800  4000  2300   900
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E     E    NE     E     E    NE
T WIND SPD             20    18    16    13    12    12    11    12     9     8


DATE           09/24 THU 09/25/14 FRI 09/26/14 SAT 09/27/14 SUN 09/28/14
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            88      69      88      71      88      71      89      71      88
TEMP          85 82 72 69 85 83 74 71 86 83 74 71 86 83 74 71 86 83
DEWPT         63 62 62 63 67 68 68 68 66 66 67 66 67 67 68 68 68 69
MIN/MAX RH         45      82      53      88      49      84      51      90      54
RH            48 52 71 82 54 62 81 88 52 56 78 84 54 57 82 90 56 62
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      20      10      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                                 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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