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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
317 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

TXZ245-211030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
317 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

DATE           04/20/14      MON 04/21/14            TUE 04/22/14            WED
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                      66          75          66          82          65
TEMP          75 73 69 68 67 66 71 75 75 73 69 68 67 67 73 78 80 76 69 68 67 66
DEWPT         64 65 64 64 65 65 66 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 66 66 65 65 64 64
MAX/MIN RH                   97          70          96          63          93
RH            67 76 85 87 94 97 84 74 70 77 88 92 94 92 78 66 63 72 89 90 92 93
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE  S SE SE  S SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      13 11  8  8  5  5 10 11 11 10  8  6  3  3  4  5  8  9  8  6  5  4
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     51 75 65 80 76 91 73 56 55 49 62 75 82 77 58 39 39 39 48 58 61 64
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                                                                  PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           1700  1600  2700  2500  1800  1100  3100  2800  1100   900
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             19    17    17    16    14    11     4    10    13    10


DATE           04/23 THU 04/24/14 FRI 04/25/14 SAT 04/26/14 SUN 04/27/14
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            79      68      78      70      80      70      77      70      79
TEMP          77 74 69 68 76 74 71 70 78 76 72 71 77 74 71 71 77 75
DEWPT         66 65 66 67 67 69 68 68 70 70 69 69 71 70 70 70 71 70
MIN/MAX RH         67      96      74      93      75      95      82      97      80
RH            68 76 91 96 74 84 92 93 77 81 91 95 83 86 95 97 82 86
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR            5      10       5       5      10      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ231-211030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
317 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

DATE           04/20/14      MON 04/21/14            TUE 04/22/14            WED
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                      65          84          65          89          63
TEMP          79 75 69 67 66 65 74 82 84 78 70 68 66 66 74 83 87 83 70 66 65 64
DEWPT         63 61 61 62 63 64 64 64 64 64 64 63 63 63 64 64 64 63 63 63 62 62
MAX/MIN RH                   98          51          94          46          94
RH            57 63 77 84 91 98 71 54 51 62 80 86 90 91 72 54 46 52 77 87 92 92
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE  S SE  S  E NE  E  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      14 12  8  5  3  4  9  9 11 11  8  6  3  3  2  2  5  8  6  5  4  5
HEAT INDEX                                                 85
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     67 77 68 85 98 97 80 60 56 52 59 88100 84 60 35 37 39 51 64 63 63
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS                   IS IS IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                     PF PF                 F  F                   PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     2     4     4     3     3     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           3000  1200  5100  4600  2700  1000  5100  5000  3700   800
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE     E    SE     S
T WIND SPD             20    17    13    14    13     8     9    10    12    10


DATE           04/23 THU 04/24/14 FRI 04/25/14 SAT 04/26/14 SUN 04/27/14
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            89      67      90      69      90      69      89      71      91
TEMP          84 83 69 68 85 84 71 70 86 84 72 70 85 84 73 72 87 86
DEWPT         62 62 64 65 66 67 68 68 70 68 68 68 69 68 69 70 69 66
MIN/MAX RH         42      93      49      95      53      95      53      94      49
RH            48 49 85 92 53 58 88 95 59 59 88 94 59 59 87 93 56 53
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR            5      10       5       5       5      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ247-211030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
317 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

DATE           04/20/14      MON 04/21/14            TUE 04/22/14            WED
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                      67          73          67          79          67
TEMP          73 71 69 68 67 67 70 73 73 71 69 68 67 68 72 76 77 74 69 69 68 67
DEWPT         65 66 65 64 65 66 66 66 65 65 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 65 65 65
MAX/MIN RH                   96          76          95          68          91
RH            77 83 88 88 92 96 87 79 76 82 90 93 94 93 81 71 69 77 89 89 90 91
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      13 11 10  9  8  8 10 11  9 10  9  8  4  4  4  5  8  9  9  8  6  5
CLOUDS        SC B1 B1 B1 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     42 62 62 63 75 89 73 55 56 49 64 75 77 75 60 46 42 39 48 58 60 62
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                                                                  PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           1600  1700  2400  2200  1900  1700  2100  1900  1300  1600
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             19    18    17    16    14    11     6    10    13    11


DATE           04/23 THU 04/24/14 FRI 04/25/14 SAT 04/26/14 SUN 04/27/14
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            77      68      72      70      79      71      76      70      77
TEMP          76 73 69 68 72 71 70 71 77 75 72 71 75 73 71 71 76 73
DEWPT         66 66 67 68 67 69 68 69 70 70 69 69 71 70 70 70 71 70
MIN/MAX RH         71      97      84      95      77      95      84      98      83
RH            72 80 91 97 84 93 93 94 80 83 91 95 85 89 95 97 85 89
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR            5      10       5       5      10      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ234-211030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
317 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

DATE           04/20/14      MON 04/21/14            TUE 04/22/14            WED
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                      63          81          64          85          63
TEMP          79 74 67 65 64 63 72 79 81 76 69 67 65 66 74 82 84 80 68 65 65 65
DEWPT         59 59 60 62 63 63 63 64 63 63 63 63 62 62 64 65 65 65 64 63 62 61
MAX/MIN RH                  100          55          95          54          92
RH            52 60 78 88 97100 75 59 55 66 83 88 92 89 70 57 54 60 87 92 90 89
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW SW SE  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD      12 12  6  4  1  2 10 11 12 11  6  4  2  2  1  1  3  6  6  4  3  3
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     59 77 74 81 80 96 76 55 52 49 63 77 97 77 56 35 37 39 49 59 64 70
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS                         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                     PF PF                 F  F                   PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     4
MIXING HGT           2500   900  3900  3600  2100   600  4600  4500  3600   800
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S    SW     E    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD             19    18    16    14    14    10     3     4     9    10


DATE           04/23 THU 04/24/14 FRI 04/25/14 SAT 04/26/14 SUN 04/27/14
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            85      67      84      68      85      69      85      70      85
TEMP          82 79 68 68 82 79 69 69 82 80 70 70 82 80 71 71 83 80
DEWPT         64 63 64 66 67 67 67 67 71 69 68 68 71 69 69 70 70 70
MIN/MAX RH         50      93      59      94      64      96      65      97      63
RH            53 57 88 92 61 67 93 93 68 70 93 95 69 70 95 96 66 70
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR            5      10       5       5      10      10      10      10      10

$$

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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