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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
337 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

TXZ245-312230-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
337 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

DATE             FRI 10/31/14            SAT 11/01/14            SUN 11/02/14
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          51          71          58          77
TEMP          70 68 72 79 80 72 64 59 55 52 59 68 69 66 62 61 60 58 68 75 77 73
DEWPT         64 63 60 52 49 49 49 47 46 46 49 51 47 52 54 55 56 58 59 61 62 62
MIN/MAX RH                   33          82          45         100          60
RH            86 83 66 40 33 44 59 65 73 82 70 54 45 62 74 81 89100 75 62 60 68
WIND DIR      NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  6  9 12 12 11 12 12 11 10 12 11 11  9  8  8  8  8 10 11 12 12
CLOUDS        SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     45 60 47 25 24 15 17 14 18 23 18 20 25 28 32 37 43 50 56 62 64 66
POP 12HR                     20           0           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           6000  6200  2000   600  4000  4300  2100  1000  2600  2800
T WIND DIR              N     N    NE    NE     E     E     E     E    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             18    19    26    20    16    11    13    12    17    18


DATE          MON 11/03/14 TUE 11/04/14 WED 11/05/14 THU 11/06/14
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      80      70      80      66      76      59      75
TEMP          70 68 79 76 73 70 79 75 70 66 75 69 63 59 74 70
DEWPT         63 64 64 66 66 67 68 68 67 66 64 63 58 57 55 59
MAX/MIN RH         90      61      92      68     100      68      96      52
RH            80 90 63 71 82 91 69 81 93100 71 81 85 96 52 69
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       S       S       N      NW      NW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10      30      50      40      30      20
RAIN SHWRS                      SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                           SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ231-312230-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
337 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

DATE             FRI 10/31/14            SAT 11/01/14            SUN 11/02/14
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                      81          48          74          53          80
TEMP          67 67 71 78 80 72 62 56 52 49 57 70 73 68 60 57 54 53 63 76 80 75
DEWPT         67 65 62 53 46 41 45 42 43 42 45 46 43 49 51 52 53 53 56 58 59 59
MIN/MAX RH                   30          77          35         100          49
RH            97 92 75 42 31 33 54 59 72 77 64 42 35 52 71 85 95100 75 54 49 59
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE NE  N NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       2  5  8 11 12  8  8  8  8  6 10  8  8  6  6  6  5  5  8 10 11 11
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     56 69 52 40 32 17 20 16 19 19 18 18 22 22 30 38 42 47 52 58 65 72
POP 12HR                     40           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.11           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC
TSTMS         IS SC SC
OBVIS         PF
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     5     5     3     4     5     5     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           5300  5600   500   500  3500  4800  2700   600  3300  3900
T WIND DIR             NE     N    NE    NE     E     E     E     E     E    SE
T WIND SPD             17    17    25    20    13     9    11     6    12    19


DATE          MON 11/03/14 TUE 11/04/14 WED 11/05/14 THU 11/06/14
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            63      82      66      82      62      75      56      76
TEMP          66 63 79 77 69 67 80 76 65 62 73 69 60 56 73 70
DEWPT         62 62 63 63 64 64 65 67 65 59 57 56 53 52 52 54
MAX/MIN RH         98      53      94      58     100      53      87      45
RH            86 97 57 62 83 93 61 73100 90 59 62 79 87 48 57
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       E       N      NW      NW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10      30      50      30      20      10
RAIN SHWRS                      SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                           SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ247-312230-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
337 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

DATE             FRI 10/31/14            SAT 11/01/14            SUN 11/02/14
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          55          71          61          77
TEMP          73 72 75 79 80 74 67 63 59 56 62 69 70 66 64 64 63 61 69 74 76 73
DEWPT         66 65 62 54 52 51 52 50 49 50 52 54 50 55 56 58 59 60 61 62 63 63
MIN/MAX RH                   37          83          50          98          62
RH            78 79 65 42 37 44 57 62 71 83 70 57 50 67 75 81 88 96 77 66 62 70
WIND DIR      NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  9 11 13 12 13 16 16 14 13 14 13 12 10 10 10 10 11 11 12 13 13
CLOUDS        SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     45 59 48 32 28 16 17 14 19 19 20 23 27 34 37 41 45 50 56 62 64 66
POP 12HR                     20           0           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           4600  6100  3300  2100  4000  4300  1700  1000  2200  2600
T WIND DIR              N     N    NE    NE     E     E     E     E    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             18    19    27    21    17    13    14    14    18    19


DATE          MON 11/03/14 TUE 11/04/14 WED 11/05/14 THU 11/06/14
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            70      80      72      80      69      76      62      75
TEMP          72 70 78 76 74 72 79 74 72 69 75 68 65 62 73 70
DEWPT         64 66 65 66 67 68 69 69 68 67 65 64 60 58 56 59
MAX/MIN RH         88      62      87      69      95      69      89      54
RH            76 88 65 73 79 87 71 84 90 95 72 86 84 88 56 70
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       S       S      NW      NW      NW
WIND CHAR         15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10      20      30      50      40      30      20
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                     IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ234-312230-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
337 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

DATE             FRI 10/31/14            SAT 11/01/14            SUN 11/02/14
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          45          70          48          78
TEMP          62 63 68 78 80 69 57 53 49 46 56 67 70 62 55 51 49 49 63 74 78 72
DEWPT         61 57 55 47 42 44 44 43 42 42 44 43 42 43 43 43 43 45 51 57 59 60
MIN/MAX RH                   25          85          36          92          52
RH            94 83 63 34 25 41 62 70 78 85 63 41 36 48 63 72 81 89 65 54 53 65
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E SE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  5  9 13 13  9  8  8  8  6  9  8  6  6  5  5  5  6  8  9  9  9
CLOUDS        SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     49 64 47 17 19 14 16 14 18 19 14 14 19 14 16 17 32 47 56 65 66 68
POP 12HR                     10           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS
TSTMS         IS
OBVIS         PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           6600  6400   300   300  3800  4400  3100  1400  3300  3500
T WIND DIR              N     N    NE    NE     E     E     E    NE     E    SE
T WIND SPD             20    21    27    20    13     6     5     6    11    16


DATE          MON 11/03/14 TUE 11/04/14 WED 11/05/14 THU 11/06/14
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            63      81      67      82      60      75      56      75
TEMP          65 63 79 76 69 67 80 74 63 60 74 68 59 56 73 69
DEWPT         62 62 63 64 65 65 66 67 63 60 61 60 54 56 54 58
MAX/MIN RH         97      55      95      59     100      61     100      50
RH            89 96 57 66 87 95 61 78100100 63 75 84100 52 69
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       E       N      NW      NW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10      30      50      40      30      20
RAIN SHWRS                      SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                           SC SC SC SC 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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