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FOUS54 KCRP 240814
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
314 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

TXZ245-242215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
314 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

DATE             SUN 05/24/15            MON 05/25/15            TUE 05/26/15
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          78          82          76          81
TEMP          79 76 80 82 81 80 79 79 79 79 81 82 81 81 78 77 77 76 79 81 81 80
DEWPT         74 73 73 74 74 75 76 76 75 74 74 75 75 75 76 76 76 75 75 74 75 76
MIN/MAX RH                   76          92          77          98          80
RH            85 92 81 76 80 86 91 92 90 87 81 77 81 81 92 96 98 97 86 80 81 86
WIND DIR      SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD      16 19 19 18 16 13 13 13 13 12 14 16 16 14 13 11  9  8  9 10 10 10
HEAT INDEX             88 87                87 89 87 87                87 88 85
CLOUDS        OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     92100 92 83 71 59 69 80 79 78 73 67 72 70 70 70 70 69 65 60 50 40
POP 12HR                     80          60          80          60          40
QPF 12HR                   0.68        0.26        0.39        0.36        0.24
RAIN SHWRS     O  O  O SC SC NM NM NM NM  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS          O  O  O SC SC NM NM NM NM  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     5     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           3600  3400  2300  2200  3600  3500  2600  2300  3000  2900
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             33    26    24    24    25    27    23    16    16    17
FLASH FLOOD    A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE          WED 05/27/15 THU 05/28/15 FRI 05/29/15 SAT 05/30/15
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      83      77      85      77      84      77      86
TEMP          78 77 83 81 78 77 84 83 79 77 84 82 79 77 85 83
DEWPT         76 76 75 75 76 76 75 74 75 75 74 74 75 75 74 74
MAX/MIN RH        100      76      96      71      92      71      92      69
RH            95100 77 81 94 96 73 76 89 92 73 76 89 92 71 74
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B2 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      20      20      20      20      30      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ231-242215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
314 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

DATE             SUN 05/24/15            MON 05/25/15            TUE 05/26/15
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          74          84          73          87
TEMP          73 71 77 83 85 83 78 75 75 74 78 82 83 82 77 76 74 73 81 86 87 83
DEWPT         71 71 72 73 74 75 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 75 75 74 73 74 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH                   67         100          73         100          69
RH            93100 84 70 68 76 88 95 98100 88 77 74 77 92 97 99100 79 70 69 77
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      10 12 13 12 10  8  9 10  9  8 10 12 12 10  8  5  4  4  4  6  8  9
HEAT INDEX             89 93 90                88 90 89             86 94 96 91
CLOUDS        OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     92100 90 81 72 63 62 61 74 86 83 81 79 70 70 70 70 69 65 60 50 40
POP 12HR                     70          50          80          50          30
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.08        0.28        0.16        0.10
RAIN SHWRS     O NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC  O  O  O  O SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS
TSTMS          O NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC  O  O  O  O SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS
LAL                     4     3     3     3     4     4     3     3     3     2
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     5
MIXING HGT           3800  3700  2800  1300  3500  3500  2700  2000  3000  3500
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             23    18    17    16    19    20    13     8     9    13
FLASH FLOOD    A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE          WED 05/27/15 THU 05/28/15 FRI 05/29/15 SAT 05/30/15
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            74      87      74      87      73      87      74      87
TEMP          77 74 86 83 76 74 86 83 76 73 86 83 76 74 86 83
DEWPT         75 74 74 74 75 74 74 73 74 73 72 73 74 74 73 73
MAX/MIN RH        100      66     100      63     100      63     100      61
RH            95100 68 75 96100 66 72 94100 65 71 93100 64 70
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B2 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      20      20      20      20      30      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ247-242215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
314 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

DATE             SUN 05/24/15            MON 05/25/15            TUE 05/26/15
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          79          82          78          82
TEMP          79 78 80 81 81 80 80 79 79 79 81 82 81 81 79 79 78 78 80 81 82 81
DEWPT         74 73 74 74 75 76 76 77 76 75 75 75 75 75 76 76 76 76 75 74 75 76
MIN/MAX RH                   78          91          80          94          80
RH            86 86 81 79 81 87 90 91 90 88 83 81 83 82 89 93 94 93 84 80 81 86
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD      19 21 20 19 16 14 16 17 17 16 16 17 17 17 14 13 12 12 11 10 10 10
HEAT INDEX    82    82 87 87 86             86 88 87 87                87 88 87
CLOUDS        OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     90100 92 84 73 61 69 77 78 79 73 67 70 70 70 70 70 69 65 60 50 40
POP 12HR                     80          60          70          60          40
QPF 12HR                   0.66        0.20        0.35        0.30        0.24
RAIN SHWRS     O  O  O SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS          O  O  O SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     5     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     3     4     4     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           3400  3300  2400  2300  3500  3400  2500  2300  2800  2700
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             35    28    27    29    28    28    26    23    19    18
FLASH FLOOD    A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE          WED 05/27/15 THU 05/28/15 FRI 05/29/15 SAT 05/30/15
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      83      79      84      79      84      79      84
TEMP          79 78 83 82 79 79 83 82 80 79 84 83 80 79 84 83
DEWPT         76 77 75 75 76 76 75 75 75 75 74 74 75 75 75 74
MAX/MIN RH         95      77      92      74      88      73      87      72
RH            92 95 78 81 91 92 76 78 86 87 74 76 86 87 74 75
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B2 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      20      20      20      20      30      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ234-242215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
314 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

DATE             SUN 05/24/15            MON 05/25/15            TUE 05/26/15
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          74          83          73          83
TEMP          76 72 81 82 83 80 76 74 74 74 81 82 82 80 76 75 73 73 79 83 83 81
DEWPT         73 72 73 74 75 75 75 74 74 72 73 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 74 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   73         100          74         100          78
RH            89 98 78 77 77 83 96100 97 93 77 78 76 81 93 97 99100 85 79 78 84
WIND DIR      SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE
WIND SPD      10 16 17 16 13 11 10  9  8  8 11 16 14 13  9  6  5  5  6  9 10  9
HEAT INDEX          85 88 89 86             85 87 89 85                90 92 87
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     94100 95 91 82 73 79 85 84 83 77 71 80 70 70 70 70 69 65 60 50 40
POP 12HR                     80          60          80          60          40
QPF 12HR                   0.73        0.33        0.60        0.53        0.33
RAIN SHWRS     O  O  O SC SC SC SC NM NM  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS          O  O  O SC SC SC SC NM NM  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     5     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3500  3400  2300  1400  3500  3300  2400  2100  3700  3500
T WIND DIR              S     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             28    23    17    13    21    26    14    10    13    17
FLASH FLOOD    A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE          WED 05/27/15 THU 05/28/15 FRI 05/29/15 SAT 05/30/15
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            74      85      74      86      75      85      74      87
TEMP          76 74 84 82 76 74 85 83 77 75 85 82 76 74 86 83
DEWPT         75 74 76 75 75 74 76 74 74 74 74 73 74 74 74 73
MAX/MIN RH        100      72     100      70      97      68      99      65
RH            97100 76 78 98100 74 74 93 97 70 75 93 99 68 72
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B2 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR           20      20      20      20      20      30      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC 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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