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FOUS54 KCRP 150833
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
333 AM CDT MON SEP 15 2014

TXZ245-152215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
333 AM CDT MON SEP 15 2014

DATE             MON 09/15/14            TUE 09/16/14            WED 09/17/14
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          78          86          78          87
TEMP          76 76 81 86 86 83 81 80 79 78 83 86 86 84 82 81 80 78 84 87 87 85
DEWPT         73 72 73 74 75 76 76 76 75 75 75 76 75 74 74 74 74 75 76 75 75 74
MIN/MAX RH                   69          91          71          89          67
RH            90 88 78 69 71 78 86 88 89 90 78 71 72 73 78 82 83 89 77 69 67 71
WIND DIR      NE  N NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  S SW  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  6  6  8  9 10 10  9  6  5  6  8  9 10  9  6  4  3  3  5  8  9
HEAT INDEX          85 94 95 91 87 83       90 96 95 91 87 86 82    92 96 96 93
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     77 78 71 64 65 67 74 81 81 80 79 79 77 44 44 75 82 86 77 62 52 54
POP 12HR                     30          30          60          50          50
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.20        0.24        0.28        0.28
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                  SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     3     3     3     4     4     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3100  3200  3100  2500  3100  3200  3200  3000  5200  5000
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     E     E     E    SE    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             10    17    21    17    13    16    19    18    12    13


DATE          THU 09/18/14 FRI 09/19/14 SAT 09/20/14 SUN 09/21/14
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            79      87      78      86      78      87      78      88
TEMP          82 79 87 85 81 78 86 84 81 78 86 84 81 78 87 85
DEWPT         75 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 74 73 74 74 74 74
MAX/MIN RH         83      64      87      65      87      65      89      64
RH            80 83 65 70 80 87 67 70 80 87 67 70 81 89 66 69
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      50      30      40      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC IS SC SC IS    IS IS IS    IS IS IS
TSTMS            SC SC SC IS SC SC IS    IS IS IS    IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-152215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
333 AM CDT MON SEP 15 2014

DATE             MON 09/15/14            TUE 09/16/14            WED 09/17/14
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                      92          74          91          75          90
TEMP          73 72 79 88 91 87 80 78 76 75 82 89 90 85 80 77 76 75 81 88 90 84
DEWPT         69 68 69 70 71 71 73 74 74 74 73 73 73 72 72 73 74 74 73 71 70 71
MIN/MAX RH                   52          98          57          96          53
RH            89 88 72 56 52 59 78 89 95 97 75 60 57 65 77 87 93 96 76 58 53 64
WIND DIR       E  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       3  3  3  4  5  6  5  4  3  4  5  8  9 11  9  4  3  3  3  4  6  9
HEAT INDEX             94 98 93 85          88 97 98 91 84          87 94 95 89
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     76 56 60 64 62 60 67 74 72 71 72 74 70 86 63 78 81 84 75 61 54 57
POP 12HR                     20          20          50          30          50
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.03        0.19        0.11        0.18
RAIN SHWRS             IS 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 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     1     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  3     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           3300  4300  3900  2000  3400  4400  2500  1800  6800  7400
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E     E     E     E    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD              6    11    16    16    14    18    20    20    16    13


DATE          THU 09/18/14 FRI 09/19/14 SAT 09/20/14 SUN 09/21/14
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            76      90      74      90      74      90      74      92
TEMP          78 76 88 84 76 74 88 83 76 74 88 84 76 74 90 85
DEWPT         73 73 72 70 73 73 72 71 72 72 72 70 72 73 71 71
MAX/MIN RH         91      52      98      55      95      54      96      50
RH            86 91 58 63 90 98 59 65 88 95 59 64 86 96 55 63
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       E       E      SE       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      50      20      40      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC IS IS IS SC       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC IS IS IS SC       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-152215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
333 AM CDT MON SEP 15 2014

DATE             MON 09/15/14            TUE 09/16/14            WED 09/17/14
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                      87          79          86          80          87
TEMP          78 77 81 85 85 83 81 81 80 80 83 86 85 82 81 81 80 80 84 86 87 83
DEWPT         74 74 74 75 76 76 76 76 76 75 76 76 76 75 74 75 75 75 77 75 76 75
MIN/MAX RH                   72          87          73          86          69
RH            90 89 80 72 74 80 85 85 86 87 79 73 74 78 79 81 83 86 77 70 69 76
WIND DIR      NE  N NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S SW  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD       8  9  9  9 10 11 11 10  8  5  6  9 10 10 11  9  5  3  4  5  8  9
HEAT INDEX          87 94 95 91 88 88 86    91 96 95 89 87 87 86    94 96 97 91
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     80 78 71 64 65 66 75 83 83 83 81 79 76 42 44 75 82 86 77 61 49 55
POP 12HR                     30          40          60          50          50
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.24        0.25        0.30        0.28
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                  SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     3     3     3     4     4     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  2     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3300  3300  3100  2800  3300  3300  3900  3900  4500  4400
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     E     E     E    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             11    18    23    17    13    16    20    18    12    14


DATE          THU 09/18/14 FRI 09/19/14 SAT 09/20/14 SUN 09/21/14
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            80      87      79      87      80      88      79      89
TEMP          82 80 86 83 81 79 86 83 82 80 87 83 81 79 88 84
DEWPT         75 74 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74
MAX/MIN RH         80      65      84      65      82      63      84      62
RH            80 80 66 75 80 84 67 73 78 82 65 73 79 84 64 74
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      50      40      40      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC IS IS SC SC IS    IS IS IS    IS IS IS
TSTMS            SC SC IS IS SC SC IS    IS IS IS    IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-152215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
333 AM CDT MON SEP 15 2014

DATE             MON 09/15/14            TUE 09/16/14            WED 09/17/14
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                      91          74          90          75          89
TEMP          73 72 80 88 90 86 80 77 76 75 83 89 89 87 79 77 76 75 82 87 89 86
DEWPT         70 68 69 71 73 73 74 74 74 73 73 73 73 72 72 73 73 73 73 73 73 72
MIN/MAX RH                   56          96          59          94          59
RH            89 89 71 58 56 66 83 93 95 95 73 61 60 63 80 87 90 94 74 64 59 64
WIND DIR      NE  N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  E NE  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       3  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  4  4  4  5  6  8  6  3  2  1  2  4  5  6
HEAT INDEX             95 98 94             89 97 98 93             88 94 97 92
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     65 78 70 63 64 66 73 81 78 76 77 78 77 70 59 75 82 86 77 62 53 54
POP 12HR                     20          20          50          30          50
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.03        0.21        0.20        0.24
RAIN SHWRS             IS 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 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     1     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  3     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           3400  3600  3300  1800  3400  3600  3600   600  6400  6000
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E     E     E     E    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD              8    12    18    16    13    14    19    17    11    12


DATE          THU 09/18/14 FRI 09/19/14 SAT 09/20/14 SUN 09/21/14
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      90      73      91      74      92      74      92
TEMP          77 75 87 86 75 73 87 87 76 74 88 88 77 74 89 88
DEWPT         73 72 72 72 71 71 71 71 72 72 73 71 73 73 73 72
MAX/MIN RH         92      56      94      53      94      53      96      54
RH            90 92 61 63 87 94 59 59 87 94 61 59 88 96 60 61
PWIND DIR          SE       E       E       E      SE       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      50      20      30      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC       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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