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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
344 PM CDT MON JUL 25 2016

TXZ245-261015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
344 PM CDT MON JUL 25 2016

DATE           07/25/16      TUE 07/26/16            WED 07/27/16            THU
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          80          89          80
TEMP          88 85 81 80 81 79 85 88 87 85 81 81 81 80 85 88 87 85 81 81 82 80
DEWPT         76 76 77 77 77 76 76 75 75 76 77 77 77 76 76 75 75 75 76 77 77 77
MAX/MIN RH                   92          63          92          64          91
RH            70 76 89 91 88 91 75 67 68 76 89 89 89 91 74 68 69 74 86 90 87 90
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10  9  6  5  4  3  4  5  9  9  6  6  6  6  8  9 11 11 11  9  8  8
HEAT INDEX    99 95 87 84 89    94 97 95 94 88 84 89    94 97 97 94 88 89 89
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     72 71 58 72 84 87 87 88 83 74 82 72 76 74 82 73 68 59 63 67 67 60
POP 12HR                     30          60          30          50          20
QPF 12HR                   0.09        0.29        0.16        0.13        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC IS IS SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS
LAL                     2     3     4     3     3     3     3     3     2     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     5     5     5     6     6     6
MIXING HGT           3200  3100  4900  4800  2500  1900  4000  3800  2500  1700
T WIND DIR              S    SW    SW     S     S     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             13     6     5    14    16    13    13    19    18    14


DATE           07/28 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16
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      81      90      81      90      80      90      80      89
TEMP          87 85 82 81 89 85 82 81 88 85 81 80 88 85 81 80 88 85
DEWPT         75 75 77 77 76 76 78 77 77 76 78 77 77 76 77 77 76 76
MIN/MAX RH         67      88      65      88      64      91      65      92      66
RH            70 75 87 87 68 75 88 88 69 75 91 91 70 76 91 92 69 76
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      10      20      10      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS          IS          IS          IS          IS

$$

TXZ231-261015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
344 PM CDT MON JUL 25 2016

DATE           07/25/16      TUE 07/26/16            WED 07/27/16            THU
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                      77          98          78          97          76
TEMP         101 96 86 82 79 77 87 94 98 94 85 82 79 78 87 93 97 93 84 80 78 76
DEWPT         67 72 75 76 76 75 75 72 71 72 74 75 76 74 72 71 69 69 72 75 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                   94          42          90          41          98
RH            34 46 69 84 90 94 68 48 42 50 69 81 89 89 62 48 41 47 68 84 95 98
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       9 11  9  4  3  2  4  5  8  9  9  6  4  4  6  9 11 12 11  9  6  4
HEAT INDEX   107104 94 90       97102105102 92 88       93100104 99 88
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     61 67 53 63 76 80 75 90 81 78 81 73 80 71 77 67 74 64 65 67 64 50
POP 12HR                     20          50          20          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.20        0.10        0.14        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS
LAL                     2     2     3     3     2     2     3     3     2     1
HAINES                  4     5     4     5     5     5     5     5     6     6
MIXING HGT           5100  1500  6800  6600  4600  1300  6900  6600  4400  1300
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             16     5     4    10    18    11    12    19    19    11


DATE           07/28 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16
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            99      77      99      77      99      77     100      76      99
TEMP          95 95 82 77 95 94 81 77 95 94 81 77 95 95 81 76 95 94
DEWPT         68 69 76 76 70 70 76 76 69 69 76 76 68 68 76 75 68 70
MIN/MAX RH         36      95      38      97      37      98      35      97      36
RH            42 43 82 94 45 45 84 97 43 44 86 97 42 42 84 96 41 45
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20       5      20       5      20       5      20       5      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS          IS          IS          IS          IS
TSTMS         IS IS          IS          IS          IS          IS

$$

TXZ247-261015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
344 PM CDT MON JUL 25 2016

DATE           07/25/16      TUE 07/26/16            WED 07/27/16            THU
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                      81          89          81          88          81
TEMP          90 87 84 83 82 81 86 89 89 86 84 83 82 81 86 88 88 85 84 83 82 81
DEWPT         77 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 74 75 77 77 77 77 77 76 76 76 77 78 78 77
MAX/MIN RH                   85          63          86          68          88
RH            66 72 77 80 84 85 70 66 64 71 79 80 85 86 74 69 69 74 81 85 88 88
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD      11 10 10  9  6  4  5  6 10 11 10 10 10  9  9  9 11 13 13 12 11 10
HEAT INDEX   103 97 93 92 90 87 95 99 98 95 93 92 91 89 96 99100 96 94 93 91 89
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     66 65 56 71 83 85 88 85 83 73 79 71 71 74 82 74 69 63 65 67 66 61
POP 12HR                     30          50          40          50          20
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.28        0.15        0.13        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS
LAL                     2     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     2     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     5     5     5     6     6     6
MIXING HGT           3200  3600  4400  4000  3000  2700  2900  2800  2400  2300
T WIND DIR              S    SW    SW     S     S     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             14    10     5    16    18    18    16    20    23    19


DATE           07/28 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16
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      83      89      82      88      81      88      81      88
TEMP          87 85 84 83 89 86 84 82 88 86 83 81 88 86 83 81 88 86
DEWPT         76 76 78 77 77 77 78 77 77 76 78 77 78 76 78 77 77 77
MIN/MAX RH         71      84      69      84      69      87      70      88      71
RH            71 75 82 84 70 74 82 84 70 75 84 87 71 75 84 88 71 76
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      10      20      10      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS          IS          IS          IS
TSTMS         IS IS       IS          IS          IS          IS

$$

TXZ234-261015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
344 PM CDT MON JUL 25 2016

DATE           07/25/16      TUE 07/26/16            WED 07/27/16            THU
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                      76          92          76          92          77
TEMP          93 91 82 79 77 76 86 91 92 90 81 78 77 76 86 90 92 90 82 80 78 77
DEWPT         73 74 75 75 75 75 75 74 73 73 75 75 75 75 74 74 73 73 74 76 77 76
MAX/MIN RH                   97          54          97          54          96
RH            52 57 80 90 95 96 71 58 55 58 81 91 95 97 69 58 54 57 77 89 94 95
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S SW  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       9 10  4  3  1  2  3  5  8 10  5  4  3  4  4  6 10 10  8  5  4  4
HEAT INDEX   103100 89          95100101 98 88          95100101 99 88
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)     77 83 67 74 88 88 88 93 91 82 86 75 89 75 89 83 76 62 67 71 73 63
POP 12HR                     30          60          30          50          20
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.29        0.15        0.18        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS       SC
LAL                     3     3     4     4     3     3     3     3     2     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     5     5     4     6     6     6
MIXING HGT           2300   300  5600  5300  2500   400  4300  4100  2900   400
T WIND DIR              S    NW     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE     S
T WIND SPD              9     2     4    13    11     5     9    17    13     8


DATE           07/28 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16
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      78      94      78      95      77      94      76      94
TEMP          90 89 80 78 93 92 80 78 93 92 80 77 93 92 79 76 92 91
DEWPT         74 74 76 76 75 74 77 76 75 74 77 76 74 74 76 76 73 73
MIN/MAX RH         56      94      52      96      51      99      51      99      50
RH            59 60 88 94 56 57 89 95 55 56 92 99 55 56 90 99 53 55
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE       S      SE      SE       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30      10      30      10      30      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC       IS SC       IS SC       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC          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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