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FOUS54 KCRP 230852
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
352 AM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

TXZ245-232215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
352 AM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

DATE             TUE 09/23/14            WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14
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                      88          74          86          73          85
TEMP          77 75 80 85 88 82 79 77 76 74 78 83 86 81 76 75 74 74 80 84 84 81
DEWPT         73 73 70 68 68 68 67 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 68 69 69 68 68 69 69 70
MIN/MAX RH                   53          77          52          85          59
RH            87 93 73 59 53 62 67 69 71 76 65 57 52 60 77 85 84 84 68 60 61 68
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       6  9  9 10 10 10  9  8  8  8  9  9 10 10  9  8  8  8  9 10 10 11
HEAT INDEX             88 91 85                85 88 83                88 88 85
CLOUDS        SC B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     49 75 57 39 28 17 19 20 31 42 40 38 37 37 41 46 46 46 48 49 47 45
POP 12HR                     10           5          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                                                 IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                                                      IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
HAINES                  3     4     4     5     5     4     4     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           3000  3700  2400  2000  3200  3700  3500  3300  5100  5000
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     E     E    NE     E     E    NE    NE     E
T WIND SPD             13    10    14    10     9    13    16    13    16    18


DATE          FRI 09/26/14 SAT 09/27/14 SUN 09/28/14 MON 09/29/14
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            75      86      75      85      73      85      74      87
TEMP          77 75 85 82 77 76 84 81 75 74 84 81 76 75 85 83
DEWPT         70 70 69 67 68 68 66 68 71 70 68 69 70 70 70 71
MAX/MIN RH         83      58      79      55      88      58      87      60
RH            81 83 60 62 74 79 56 65 85 87 59 67 83 87 61 69
PWIND DIR           E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE       E      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      30      30      30      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-232215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
352 AM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

DATE             TUE 09/23/14            WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14
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                      90          68          88          68          89
TEMP          74 73 79 87 90 86 76 73 70 68 76 84 88 83 74 71 69 69 77 85 87 83
DEWPT         69 70 67 65 64 64 64 65 64 63 62 62 61 61 64 66 66 65 65 65 64 64
MIN/MAX RH                   42          84          40          89          47
RH            84 91 67 49 42 48 67 77 83 84 63 47 40 47 70 84 89 89 67 51 47 53
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E
WIND SPD       2  4  5  6  8  8  6  4  4  5  5  5  6  8  5  4  4  5  6  6  8  8
HEAT INDEX             89 92                                           87 89 85
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     45 50 54 57 41 26 27 28 30 30 30 30 37 43 44 45 44 43 43 43 42 41
POP 12HR                     10           5          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                            IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  3     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           4000  4800  3100  1200  4200  5000  4400  2900  5500  5700
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E    NE     E     E    NE    NE     E
T WIND SPD             10     9    14     8     6     8    10     9    11    13


DATE          FRI 09/26/14 SAT 09/27/14 SUN 09/28/14 MON 09/29/14
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            71      87      70      88      69      89      71      91
TEMP          73 71 85 83 73 71 85 83 72 69 85 84 74 71 87 86
DEWPT         66 67 67 65 67 65 64 63 67 65 63 63 68 68 66 67
MAX/MIN RH         88      51      84      45      89      44      89      46
RH            79 88 56 55 80 84 50 51 85 87 48 51 82 88 50 54
PWIND DIR           E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      20      20      10      10      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-232215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
352 AM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

DATE             TUE 09/23/14            WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14
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                      85          77          85          76          84
TEMP          79 78 81 84 85 81 80 80 79 77 81 83 85 82 78 77 76 76 81 84 83 81
DEWPT         74 74 72 71 70 70 69 68 68 68 68 67 67 67 69 71 70 69 69 70 70 71
MIN/MAX RH                   60          73          55          82          64
RH            85 87 74 65 60 68 69 68 70 73 65 58 55 62 75 81 81 81 69 64 65 71
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E
WIND SPD       8 11 11 11 12 12 11 10  9 10 10 11 11 12 11 10  9  9 10 10 11 12
HEAT INDEX          85 88 90 85 83          83 86 88 84             84 88 88 85
CLOUDS        SC B2 B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     48 83 64 45 31 17 21 26 34 42 42 43 42 41 45 50 48 46 48 51 54 58
POP 12HR                     20           5          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0        0.02        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS            IS IS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  3     4     5     5     4     4     5     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           2400  2800  2100  2100  3000  3300  4300  4000  3900  3900
T WIND DIR              E    NE     E     E    NE     E     E    NE    NE     E
T WIND SPD             16    13    17    12    12    16    19    17    18    20


DATE          FRI 09/26/14 SAT 09/27/14 SUN 09/28/14 MON 09/29/14
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            77      85      78      84      76      84      76      86
TEMP          78 77 84 82 79 78 84 81 78 76 84 81 77 76 85 82
DEWPT         71 71 70 68 69 70 68 70 72 71 70 70 71 71 71 72
MAX/MIN RH         84      60      76      59      85      62      84      63
RH            81 84 62 63 72 76 59 68 83 84 63 69 82 84 64 71
PWIND DIR           E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE       E      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      30      30      30      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ234-232215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
352 AM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

DATE             TUE 09/23/14            WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14
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                      90          67          88          67          87
TEMP          72 69 78 88 86 79 74 70 69 67 76 87 85 82 73 70 68 68 77 85 86 82
DEWPT         67 69 66 64 61 60 60 61 60 60 61 61 62 62 64 66 65 64 64 65 65 66
MIN/MAX RH                   41          78          41          89          50
RH            87 98 66 44 44 51 63 73 75 78 58 43 46 51 75 86 89 87 65 51 50 59
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E
WIND SPD       4  6  6  6  6  6  4  4  4  5  5  5  6  6  5  4  4  5  6  8  8  8
HEAT INDEX                                                             87 88 84
CLOUDS        SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     44 65 44 24 17 10 13 17 24 32 35 37 35 34 35 37 36 36 39 43 42 41
POP 12HR                     10           5          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                            IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  3     6     6     4     5     5     5     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           4600  5000  3200  1600  4700  5000  4300  2900  4400  5100
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     E    NE     E     E     E    NE    NE     E
T WIND SPD             10    10     6     5     5     8     9     9    12    14


DATE          FRI 09/26/14 SAT 09/27/14 SUN 09/28/14 MON 09/29/14
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            71      87      70      87      69      88      71      89
TEMP          73 71 85 82 72 70 85 82 72 70 86 83 73 71 87 84
DEWPT         68 67 66 65 66 64 64 64 67 66 65 66 68 68 67 69
MAX/MIN RH         88      50      82      47      88      48      90      50
RH            86 86 53 56 79 81 49 55 85 87 50 57 84 90 51 60
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE       E      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      20      20      20      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS 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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