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FOUS54 KCRP 210843
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
343 AM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

TXZ245-212215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
343 AM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

DATE             TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14            THU 10/23/14
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                      83          69          84          68          82
TEMP          70 70 76 81 82 76 72 72 71 70 76 82 82 76 72 70 69 69 75 80 81 75
DEWPT         67 68 66 65 63 62 62 62 62 62 64 65 64 64 65 64 64 64 65 64 62 63
MIN/MAX RH                   52          78          55          86          54
RH            91 93 73 58 52 62 71 73 75 78 66 56 55 65 79 82 84 86 72 57 54 65
WIND DIR      NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       8  5  8 10 10  9  6  4  4  4  8 11 11 11 10  9  6  8  9  8  8  8
HEAT INDEX             83                      84 84                   82
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     34 50 44 45 40 29 32 20 25 23 25 21 23 25 33 41 41 41 40 40 35 30
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     5     5     4     3     5     5
MIXING HGT           5400  5300  1800   600  4700  4600  2400  1300  3900  4500
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             11    12    17    12    13    14    18    11     8     6


DATE          FRI 10/24/14 SAT 10/25/14 SUN 10/26/14 MON 10/27/14
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            66      83      65      84      67      84      69      85
TEMP          69 67 81 75 68 66 82 76 69 68 82 77 71 70 83 78
DEWPT         62 61 60 60 61 61 60 61 62 62 63 64 64 63 66 67
MAX/MIN RH         84      47      84      45      83      52      79      56
RH            79 84 49 60 77 84 47 59 79 83 53 64 78 79 57 68
PWIND DIR           E      NE       E      NE      SE       S      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5       5       5      10

$$

TXZ231-212215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
343 AM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

DATE             TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14            THU 10/23/14
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                      86          64          88          63          84
TEMP          67 67 74 82 85 79 71 67 66 64 73 84 86 77 69 66 65 64 72 81 83 76
DEWPT         65 64 63 61 59 58 59 60 59 58 60 62 62 60 63 63 62 60 62 60 58 59
MIN/MAX RH                   42          80          45          92          44
RH            95 92 68 49 42 50 67 78 79 79 64 48 45 56 81 89 92 88 71 50 44 56
WIND DIR      NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       5  4  5  6  8  6  6  3  4  4  5  6  8  8  6  4  3  5  6  5  5  5
CLOUDS        SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     49 64 46 50 47 44 41 43 29 44 43 41 32 43 43 44 43 43 42 41 32 22
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     5     5     5     3     5     5
MIXING HGT           6300  7500  4100   500  6700  7200  2900   600  4300  6000
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             12    11    17    11     9    11    17    11     6     5


DATE          FRI 10/24/14 SAT 10/25/14 SUN 10/26/14 MON 10/27/14
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            62      87      61      88      62      88      63      89
TEMP          65 63 82 78 65 63 84 79 65 63 84 79 66 64 85 80
DEWPT         59 59 57 56 57 57 57 55 59 58 59 59 63 61 62 63
MAX/MIN RH         88      37      83      35      84      39      92      43
RH            81 88 42 47 76 82 41 44 78 84 43 51 88 92 47 56
PWIND DIR           E      NE      SE      SE      SE       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5       5       5       5       5       5      10

$$

TXZ247-212215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
343 AM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

DATE             TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14            THU 10/23/14
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                      82          72          84          70          81
TEMP          75 75 78 81 82 78 75 75 74 73 78 83 83 77 74 72 72 71 76 80 81 76
DEWPT         69 70 68 67 65 65 65 64 64 64 65 66 66 66 67 66 66 67 67 66 64 65
MIN/MAX RH                   58          73          56          85          58
RH            80 83 71 62 58 65 70 70 71 73 65 57 56 70 81 81 82 85 74 62 58 69
WIND DIR       E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD      10  9 10 11 12 13 11  8  9  9 10 12 11 13 12 10  9  9  9  9 10  9
HEAT INDEX             84 84                   85 85                   82
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     42 50 44 50 42 32 35 20 25 23 25 21 23 28 35 42 42 42 41 40 36 32
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     5     5     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           4400  4300  2400  2200  4100  4000  2900  2200  3800  4200
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             13    14    17    13    14    17    18    11     9     9


DATE          FRI 10/24/14 SAT 10/25/14 SUN 10/26/14 MON 10/27/14
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            68      83      68      84      69      83      71      84
TEMP          71 69 81 76 71 70 82 77 72 70 82 77 73 72 83 78
DEWPT         63 64 63 62 62 62 61 62 63 63 64 64 64 64 66 67
MAX/MIN RH         84      51      78      47      79      54      77      56
RH            76 83 54 61 72 78 48 60 74 79 55 65 74 77 57 68
PWIND DIR           E      NE       E      NE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5       5       5      10

$$

TXZ234-212215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
343 AM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

DATE             TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14            THU 10/23/14
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                      86          60          87          60          83
TEMP          64 63 71 82 85 78 67 63 62 61 74 84 86 76 67 63 62 61 71 80 82 75
DEWPT         62 61 59 56 53 52 53 55 55 56 59 61 60 60 61 59 59 58 60 58 58 58
MIN/MAX RH                   33          84          43          90          43
RH            94 94 64 41 33 41 62 75 80 84 60 47 43 59 82 87 90 89 70 47 44 56
WIND DIR      NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE  N  N NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       4  3  5  8  6  4  3  2  3  4  6  8  8  6  6  4  3  5  6  5  5  5
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     23 21 25 16 17 18 23 21 25 23 25 20 23 24 32 40 40 41 40 39 32 25
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     5     5     4     3     5     5
MIXING HGT           5800  6900   300   100  5800  6600  1900   200  4400  5500
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              8     9    16    13    13    11    16    12     6     5


DATE          FRI 10/24/14 SAT 10/25/14 SUN 10/26/14 MON 10/27/14
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            59      84      60      86      60      86      63      85
TEMP          62 60 81 76 63 61 83 77 63 61 83 78 66 64 83 78
DEWPT         57 56 56 56 57 57 57 56 59 58 59 60 63 61 62 63
MAX/MIN RH         87      39      87      37      89      41      93      48
RH            82 87 42 50 81 86 42 47 85 88 44 55 92 89 50 61
PWIND DIR           E      NE      SE      NE       S       S      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5       5       5      10

$$

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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