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FOUS54 KCRP 290830
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
330 AM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

TXZ245-292215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
330 AM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

DATE             WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15            FRI 07/31/15
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          78          91          78          92
TEMP          80 81 86 91 90 87 84 82 79 79 84 90 90 85 81 80 79 78 87 91 91 86
DEWPT         76 76 77 76 75 76 78 77 76 75 75 73 74 74 75 75 75 74 73 73 73 73
MIN/MAX RH                   61          94          53          89          54
RH            90 87 75 62 63 71 82 86 93 90 74 58 59 69 81 86 87 87 64 56 55 66
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S SW  W NW SE SE  S  S SW  W SW  W  S  S  S
WIND SPD       5  3  5  9 11  9  6  4  2  2  4  4  8  9  6  5  4  4  5  4  6  6
HEAT INDEX       87 97102101 97 94 89       93 99 99 93 87          95100 99 92
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     24 31 39 26 13 21 14 22 23 34 28 31 38 37 36 39 50 60 59 58 57 56
POP 12HR                      5          10          20          10          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01           0        0.05
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS IS             SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS                                                            SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3000  2800  2200  1800  5000  4800  1000   700  5300  4600
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S    SW     W    SE     S    SW    SW     S
T WIND SPD             11    19    11     4     6    13    11     8     9    12


DATE          SAT 08/01/15 SUN 08/02/15 MON 08/03/15 TUE 08/04/15
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            78      93      77      92      78      92      78      91
TEMP          80 78 92 86 80 77 91 86 80 78 91 86 80 78 91 85
DEWPT         75 74 73 74 77 75 74 74 76 75 75 75 77 76 75 75
MAX/MIN RH         90      54      96      55      91      60      94      60
RH            87 88 55 68 92 92 57 67 88 91 61 71 91 93 61 72
PWIND DIR          SW       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      30      10      10       5      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ231-292215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
330 AM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

DATE             WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15            FRI 07/31/15
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                      99          75          97          76          99
TEMP          76 77 87 97 98 93 87 80 75 76 85 94 97 95 86 81 78 76 88 97 99 97
DEWPT         75 75 78 71 70 69 75 74 75 72 75 66 64 66 69 70 71 71 69 68 67 68
MIN/MAX RH                   40         100          32          83          36
RH            96 92 74 43 40 46 68 82100 86 71 40 35 39 57 72 79 83 54 39 36 39
WIND DIR      SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S SE  S SE SE SE SE  S SW  S  W  E  E  E
WIND SPD       5  4  8  9 10 12  8  4  1  2  2  4  6  9  8  3  2  2  2  4  4  4
HEAT INDEX         100105106 99 95          93 98100 98 90 84       93102104102
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC FW FW CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     28 38 40 27 15 18  2 17 12 34 34 33 33 31 31 37 42 48 49 51 52 53
POP 12HR                      5           0           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                            IS IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                                 PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     4     5     4     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           6000  5800  4600  2700  6400  8000  6300   500  8800  8700
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SW    NW     E
T WIND SPD             13    19    13     3     4    12    12     4     5     8


DATE          SAT 08/01/15 SUN 08/02/15 MON 08/03/15 TUE 08/04/15
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     100      76      99      75      98      76      98
TEMP          82 77 98 97 81 76 97 96 80 75 96 96 80 76 96 96
DEWPT         70 70 68 67 71 71 66 64 73 73 68 68 74 74 69 70
MAX/MIN RH         80      35      85      32      92      36      93      38
RH            67 80 38 38 71 85 37 35 78 92 40 40 81 93 41 43
PWIND DIR           S       E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      20       5       5       0       5       5       5
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-292215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
330 AM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

DATE             WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15            FRI 07/31/15
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          80          88          80          90
TEMP          82 82 85 88 87 85 84 83 81 80 84 87 87 84 82 81 81 80 86 89 89 85
DEWPT         78 77 78 78 78 78 78 77 77 77 76 75 76 75 76 77 76 75 75 74 74 74
MIN/MAX RH                   73          90          62          86          61
RH            88 86 79 74 73 78 81 84 89 89 78 68 70 75 82 85 85 84 70 62 63 71
WIND DIR       S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  W NW SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8  5  5  9 11 10  9  6  3  3  3  4  8  9  8  6  6  5  6  5  9  9
HEAT INDEX    90 91 96101 99 96 94 92 88 87 93 97 97 92 90 89 88 86 94 99 98 93
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     26 34 45 31 16 24 17 23 25 35 29 31 38 37 32 40 50 60 61 61 59 56
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          10          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.05
RAIN SHWRS                                                       SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS                                                            SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2100  2100  1700  1700  3300  3200   800  1000  1300  1200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S    SW     W    SE     S    SW     W     S
T WIND SPD             11    18    14     6     6    12    13    11    11    14


DATE          SAT 08/01/15 SUN 08/02/15 MON 08/03/15 TUE 08/04/15
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      91      80      88      81      90      81      90
TEMP          82 80 90 86 82 80 87 84 82 81 89 85 82 81 89 85
DEWPT         76 75 75 75 77 76 75 75 77 76 76 76 77 77 76 76
MAX/MIN RH         85      60      88      68      86      65      88      65
RH            83 85 61 72 87 88 69 75 85 86 66 75 85 88 66 75
PWIND DIR          SW       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      30      10      10       5      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ234-292215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
330 AM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

DATE             WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15            FRI 07/31/15
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                      97          75          95          76          96
TEMP          76 78 87 96 96 91 85 80 76 77 85 93 94 90 83 80 78 76 88 95 96 91
DEWPT         75 75 76 72 70 71 75 76 75 74 75 68 70 70 72 74 74 73 71 70 70 71
MIN/MAX RH                   42          97          40          90          43
RH            97 90 71 46 43 52 71 88 97 90 71 44 45 51 70 82 87 90 58 45 43 51
WIND DIR       S SE  S SE SE  S  S  S  W  W NW  E SE SE  S SW  W  W NW NW NE SE
WIND SPD       3  3  5  8 10 11  5  3  2  2  3  3  5  6  4  3  3  3  4  2  6  4
HEAT INDEX          98104103 97 93          93 98100 95 88          94101103 97
CLOUDS        FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     23 27 38 17  6 14  6 21 16 34 33 33 40 40 41 42 51 60 56 53 54 56
POP 12HR                      5           5          20          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02        0.02        0.07
RAIN SHWRS                                  IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
OBVIS                                 PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3
MIXING HGT           5000  5800  5400  3300  7000  6900  5500   400  8200  7500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S     W     N    SE     S     W    NW     E
T WIND SPD             10    17    10     3     5     9     8     5     6    10


DATE          SAT 08/01/15 SUN 08/02/15 MON 08/03/15 TUE 08/04/15
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      98      76      97      75      96      75      96
TEMP          80 76 96 92 80 76 95 91 79 75 95 91 79 75 95 91
DEWPT         72 73 70 71 75 73 68 68 75 74 70 70 76 75 71 71
MAX/MIN RH         90      41      93      39      98      41      99      43
RH            78 90 43 50 86 92 42 47 89 98 44 50 90 98 46 52
PWIND DIR           S      SE       S       E       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW
POP 12HR           20      30       5      10       5       5       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC

$$

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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