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FOUS54 KCRP 282146
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
346 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

TXZ245-011015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
346 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE           02/28/15      SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      52          63          56          70          62
TEMP             56 54 53 53 52 56 61 63 61 58 58 57 62 65 68 70 68 65 64 63 62
DEWPT            54 54 52 51 50 51 53 56 57 56 57 57 57 58 62 63 63 64 63 63 62
MAX/MIN RH                   99          75         100          70         100
RH               94 99 95 93 92 84 75 76 86 93 99100100 84 74 70 78 95 96100100
WIND DIR         NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S
WIND SPD         11  9  9  6  6  5  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  5  8  8  8 10 11 11 11
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100100100 95 90 91 93 94 95 85 83 77 71 75 79 81 74
POP 12HR                     70          20          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.19        0.01           0        0.02        0.02
DRIZZLE           L  L  L  L  S  S
RAIN              L  L  L  L  S  S        S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                      IS IS
OBVIS             F  F  F  F  F  F                    F  F              F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4
MIXING HGT            700   500   500   700   600   500  2900  2800  1900  1400
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             18    17    16    12    10    10    11    13    18    20


DATE           03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          72      63    70      36    47      38    53      44    58
TEMP          71 70 65   63 69 51 43   36 45 45 40   38 50 50 46   44 55 55
DEWPT         65 62 61   61 59 46 37   31 29 31 31   31 30 35 35   36 38 40
MIN/MAX RH       76      91    71      83    49      75    45      75    50
RH            83 78 87   91 71 83 79   82 51 58 70   75 46 55 68   75 52 58
PWIND DIR         S       S    SW       N     N       N    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10      20    30      30    20      20    20      10    10
RAIN                                       S  S  S    S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS          IS   IS SC SC SC   SC
TSTMS               IS   IS SC SC

$$

TXZ231-011015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
346 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE           02/28/15      SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      43          59          50          74          62
TEMP             45 44 43 43 43 48 56 59 57 53 52 51 61 65 69 74 70 66 64 63 62
DEWPT            44 44 43 43 42 43 46 50 52 52 51 51 50 54 60 60 60 61 62 63 62
MAX/MIN RH                  100          70         100          56         100
RH               97100100 98 95 81 70 71 83 95 97 99100 76 62 56 65 83 90100100
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  N  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S
WIND SPD          8  8  6  6  5  4  4  4  5  5  4  4  4  5  8  9  9 10  9  9  8
HEAT INDEX                                                    82
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100100100 95 90 92 93 94 95 85 81 72 63 70 78 81 79
POP 12HR                     40          20          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.01        0.02        0.02        0.02
DRIZZLE           C  C  C  C  S  S
RAIN              C  C  C  C  S  S        S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                      IS IS
OBVIS             F  F  F  F  F  F                   PF                   PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT            800   600   700   800   700   500  2900  2900  2600  1900
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     E    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             11     8     9    11    11    11    11    16    17    14


DATE           03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          82      63    67      36    48      35    55      42    59
TEMP          79 77 67   63 66 54 43   36 46 44 37   35 51 51 44   42 56 56
DEWPT         65 64 61   61 57 43 31   26 21 23 25   25 26 28 30   32 34 36
MIN/MAX RH       56      93    64      69    35      68    34      68    40
RH            63 64 81   93 74 66 62   67 37 43 60   68 36 40 56   68 43 48
PWIND DIR         S      SE    NW       N     N       N    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1
POP 12HR         10      20    20      20    20      20    10      10    10
RAIN                                       S  S  S    S
RAIN SHWRS          IS   IS IS IS IS   IS
TSTMS               IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-011015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
346 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE           02/28/15      SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      55          63          57          68          63
TEMP             59 56 56 55 55 57 62 63 62 59 58 58 63 64 66 68 67 65 64 64 63
DEWPT            56 56 54 52 51 53 54 56 57 57 58 58 58 59 62 62 63 64 63 64 63
MAX/MIN RH                   98          75         100          72         100
RH               90 97 93 90 89 85 75 76 84 94100100 98 85 76 72 79 94 95100 99
WIND DIR         NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S
WIND SPD         13 10  9  8  6  6  5  4  4  4  4  3  4  5  8  8  9 10 12 12 12
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100100100 95 90 91 92 94 95 84 82 76 70 74 78 80 73
POP 12HR                     60          20          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.17        0.01           0           0           0
DRIZZLE           L  L  L  L  S  S
RAIN              L  L  L  L  S  S
OBVIS             F  F  F  F  F  F                    F  F              F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            600   500   400   600   600   500  2800  2600  1800  1400
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             19    17    16    12    10    10    11    14    19    23


DATE           03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          70      64    68      39    48      40    54      46    58
TEMP          69 68 65   64 67 53 44   39 47 46 42   40 51 52 47   46 56 56
DEWPT         64 61 61   61 59 47 39   34 31 32 32   33 32 36 37   38 39 41
MIN/MAX RH       76      90    74      82    51      74    46      74    52
RH            83 79 87   90 74 81 82   81 53 58 69   74 47 55 68   74 54 58
PWIND DIR         S       S     S       N     N       N    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10      20    20      30    20      20    20      10    10
RAIN                                       S  S  S    S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS          IS   IS IS IS SC   SC
TSTMS               IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-011015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
346 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE           02/28/15      SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      47          62          52          72          62
TEMP             51 49 48 47 47 52 59 62 59 55 54 53 62 65 69 72 69 65 64 63 62
DEWPT            50 49 47 46 45 46 49 53 54 53 53 53 51 55 61 61 62 63 63 63 62
MAX/MIN RH                  100          69         100          60         100
RH               94100 98 97 95 80 69 72 81 92 97100100 78 65 60 71 89 95100100
WIND DIR         NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD          9  9  8  6  6  5  5  5  4  5  5  5  3  4  6  6  8  8  9  9  9
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100100100 96 91 92 93 94 95 88 84 78 71 76 81 84 78
POP 12HR                     70          30          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.19        0.02        0.02        0.02        0.02
DRIZZLE           L  L  L  L  C  C  S  S
RAIN              L  L  L  L  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                      IS IS
OBVIS             F  F  F  F  F  F                   PF                   PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     1     1
HAINES                  2     3     3     2     3     3     3     3     3     4
MIXING HGT           1000   500   500   700   600   500  2900  2800  2000  1500
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             17    13    16    11     9    10     9    12    14    16


DATE           03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          76      64    66      34    46      35    53      40    59
TEMP          74 73 66   64 64 50 41   34 44 43 37   35 50 50 43   40 56 55
DEWPT         66 64 62   62 58 44 32   28 25 28 27   27 27 32 31   33 35 39
MIN/MAX RH       70      94    73      80    45      72    40      75    44
RH            78 74 88   94 80 78 69   78 46 54 66   72 41 50 63   75 45 54
PWIND DIR         S       S    SW       N     N       N    NE      NE     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20      20    30      30    20      20    10      10    10
RAIN                                       S  S  S    S
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS   IS SC SC SC   SC
TSTMS               IS   IS SC SC

$$

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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