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FOUS54 KCRP 282048
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
348 PM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

TXZ245-291030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
348 PM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

DATE           08/28/14      FRI 08/29/14            SAT 08/30/14            SUN
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                      80          88          81          88          80
TEMP          90 86 84 83 82 81 84 87 87 84 83 83 82 81 84 87 88 84 81 81 80 80
DEWPT         76 75 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 76 77 76 76 76 75 77 74 74 76 77 77 76
MAX/MIN RH                   83          67          86          65          90
RH            65 70 76 80 81 83 74 68 68 75 80 81 83 86 76 74 65 73 84 89 90 90
WIND DIR      SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E SE  S SE SE  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD      10 10 10  9  9  8  9 10 11 10  8  6  4  4  4  6 10 11 10 11  8  5
HEAT INDEX   101 95 93 90 89 86 92 97 97 93 92 91 89 88 92 98 96 91 88 88 87
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 SC SC SC SC B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)     72 69 71 76 74 80 74 78 78 66 77 72 78 51 64 85 48 49 42 41 84 63
POP 12HR                     40          50          40          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.43        0.22        0.12        0.23        0.25
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC
LAL                     2     3     2     3     3     3     3     3     1     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     4     4     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1900  1300  2300  2300  1500  1900  2700  2600  1500  1600
T WIND DIR              E    SE    SE    SE     E     E    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             19    21    19    18    16    13     9    12    14    19


DATE           08/31 MON 09/01/14 TUE 09/02/14 WED 09/03/14 THU 09/04/14
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            90      82      90      82      90      80      88      78      88
TEMP          88 86 83 82 89 86 83 82 88 85 81 80 87 83 79 78 86 84
DEWPT         76 76 77 76 76 76 77 76 76 76 75 77 76 76 76 75 75 76
MIN/MAX RH         66      84      65      84      66      90      67      91      67
RH            71 73 83 84 68 74 83 84 70 75 83 90 71 79 89 91 72 78
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      10      10      10      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC                      IS          IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC                      IS          IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-291030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
348 PM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

DATE           08/28/14      FRI 08/29/14            SAT 08/30/14            SUN
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          97          77          96          76
TEMP          94 91 84 81 79 78 85 93 95 90 83 81 78 77 85 93 96 91 83 80 78 76
DEWPT         72 71 72 74 74 74 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 73 75 72 69 69 71 74 74 75
MAX/MIN RH                   88          49          89          42          94
RH            49 52 69 80 85 88 68 53 49 56 73 82 88 89 73 52 42 48 68 83 89 94
WIND DIR       E SE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  E  E NE  E SE SE  E SE SE SE  E
WIND SPD      11 11  8  5  5  8  9 11 11 10  6  3  3  4  5  6  9  9  8  6  5  5
HEAT INDEX   103 97 90 86       93103104 98 90 86       93101102 97 88
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B2 B2 SC SC SC B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     73 67 51 68 70 68 74 67 66 58 64 68 52 46 33 80 74 49 43 41 80 76
POP 12HR                     20          40          30          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.12        0.06        0.08           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS
LAL                     1     2     2     3     3     3     3     3     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3200  1100  3700  4100  2800  1100  2900  2500  1700   900
T WIND DIR              E    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             19    20    19    19    14     9    18    21    19    20


DATE           08/31 MON 09/01/14 TUE 09/02/14 WED 09/03/14 THU 09/04/14
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           100      77     100      77     100      76      97      76      98
TEMP          96 95 81 77 96 95 81 77 96 95 80 76 94 92 79 76 94 93
DEWPT         71 70 76 76 72 72 75 76 72 70 73 75 72 71 74 75 72 71
MIN/MAX RH         36      97      40      96      39      99      43      97      43
RH            45 44 85 97 46 47 84 96 47 45 80 99 50 51 85 97 50 50
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      10       5       5      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS                      IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS                      IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-291030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
348 PM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

DATE           08/28/14      FRI 08/29/14            SAT 08/30/14            SUN
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          82          88          80
TEMP          85 83 83 83 82 82 84 87 88 85 85 84 82 82 85 87 88 84 82 82 81 80
DEWPT         77 76 76 76 75 75 76 76 76 77 77 76 76 78 75 78 75 75 77 78 78 77
MAX/MIN RH                   82          67          88          65          90
RH            77 78 80 80 80 82 76 69 67 75 78 79 83 88 72 74 65 75 83 87 88 90
WIND DIR       E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E SE  S SE  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD      10 11 12 11 11 10 10 11 11 11 10 10  6  5  5  6 10 12 12 12 10  8
HEAT INDEX    95 92 91 90 89 88 93 98 99 96 95 93 90 90 94100 97 92 90 92 90 87
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 SC SC SC SC B2 SC
CLOUDS(%)     77 70 68 76 75 81 74 79 76 66 74 72 78 53 65 87 48 49 41 41 79 46
POP 12HR                     40          50          40          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.44        0.27        0.14        0.24        0.22
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC
LAL                     2     3     2     3     3     3     3     3     1     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     4     4     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1400  1300  2100  2300  1500  2700  3500  3100  1900  4300
T WIND DIR              E    SE    SE    SE     E     E     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             21    23    20    19    18    14     9    12    14    20


DATE           08/31 MON 09/01/14 TUE 09/02/14 WED 09/03/14 THU 09/04/14
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            90      82      90      82      90      81      89      79      89
TEMP          88 86 84 82 88 85 84 82 89 85 83 81 87 84 81 79 87 84
DEWPT         78 75 77 77 76 76 77 76 76 76 75 77 76 75 76 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH         64      83      65      84      64      89      66      88      65
RH            71 70 80 83 69 74 81 84 67 75 78 89 69 77 83 88 69 76
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      10      10      10      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC                      IS          IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC                      IS          IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-291030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
348 PM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

DATE           08/28/14      FRI 08/29/14            SAT 08/30/14            SUN
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          94          77          95          77
TEMP          93 89 82 80 79 78 87 93 93 88 82 80 78 77 87 93 94 89 82 79 78 77
DEWPT         74 74 75 75 75 75 75 73 73 74 75 74 74 75 75 75 74 73 74 76 76 75
MAX/MIN RH                   90          53          93          52          96
RH            54 62 79 86 88 90 68 54 54 64 79 83 87 93 68 57 52 59 77 90 93 96
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  E  E NE  E  S  S SE SE  S SE  E
WIND SPD       8  9  4  3  3  4  9  9 10  9  5  3  2  3  3  5 11  8  6  5  3  2
HEAT INDEX   104 97 89          96102102 96 89 85       96104105 97 88
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 SC B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     78 79 59 74 66 75 73 70 73 67 68 74 78 49 59 71 55 49 45 41 83 85
POP 12HR                     30          50          30          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.09        0.15        0.05        0.18        0.25
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC
TSTMS         SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC
LAL                     1     3     2     3     2     3     3     3     1     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2300   800  3600  3700  2100  1000  2300  2100  1100   700
T WIND DIR             SE     E    SE    SE    SE     E     E    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD             14     8    16    17    12     8    10    10    16    19


DATE           08/31 MON 09/01/14 TUE 09/02/14 WED 09/03/14 THU 09/04/14
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            97      77      98      77      98      76      96      75      96
TEMP          95 91 80 77 95 91 80 77 95 91 79 76 93 89 78 75 93 89
DEWPT         72 73 76 76 75 75 76 75 75 73 75 75 75 74 74 74 74 74
MIN/MAX RH         45      95      48      94      48      97      50      98      50
RH            48 56 88 95 53 59 88 94 53 57 88 97 55 61 90 98 55 61
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      10      10      10      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS                   IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC IS                   IS IS       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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