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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
651 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

TXZ245-012215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
651 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

DATE             TUE 09/01/15            WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15
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                      89          75          89          76          89
TEMP             75 83 88 88 84 80 78 76 75 83 88 88 86 83 81 79 76 84 88 88 85
DEWPT            73 73 72 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 74 74 75 74 74 74 74 74 74
MIN/MAX RH                   59          96          60          94          62
RH               93 73 61 61 72 80 88 93 96 76 63 61 68 76 81 86 93 71 63 62 69
WIND DIR         SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD          8  5 10 10 10  8  6  5  4  8  6 10 10  8  6  4  3  4  6  8  9
HEAT INDEX          90 95 96 90 85          90 96 95 93 89 87       91 97 96 93
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)        92 94 96 89 81 71 60 85 88 85 79 72 44 52 60 59 58 57 57 51 45
POP 12HR                     70          40          30          40          40
QPF 12HR                   0.26        0.05        0.12        0.04        0.08
RAIN SHWRS       NM SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC IS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS            SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC IS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     3     3     1     3     3     2     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  3     4     4     3     3     4     4     4     3     4
MIXING HGT           5800  5400  3000  3600  5200  5100  3100  3300  5300  5000
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             16    18    14    10    10    17    13     6     9    14


DATE          FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15
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      88      77      89      77      89      77      89
TEMP          80 77 87 85 81 78 88 86 81 77 88 84 81 77 88 85
DEWPT         75 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 76 75 76 75 76 75 74 75
MAX/MIN RH         93      65      94      65      95      65      95      63
RH            85 92 66 71 83 93 65 71 85 95 68 74 85 94 65 71
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           30      40      30      40      20      30      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-012215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
651 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

DATE             TUE 09/01/15            WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15
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                      93          73          94          73          94
TEMP             73 82 90 93 89 81 76 74 73 82 91 94 89 80 77 75 74 84 92 94 90
DEWPT            73 74 70 70 71 73 73 73 72 74 72 70 71 72 73 73 72 72 71 70 71
MIN/MAX RH                   47          99          46         100          46
RH              100 77 53 47 55 78 90 95 99 77 53 46 55 77 90 96 96 66 51 46 54
WIND DIR          E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD          4  4  6  8  9  6  3  2  3  4  5  8 10  6  4  2  2  3  5  8 10
HEAT INDEX          87 95 98 96 85          88 98101 95 84          89 98101 96
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        66 60 53 66 78 69 59 48 35 40 48 55 47 47 47 49 51 47 43 43 43
POP 12HR                     50          10          20          10          30
QPF 12HR                   0.13           0        0.02           0        0.06
RAIN SHWRS       IS SC SC SC                   IS IS             SC SC SC SC
TSTMS            IS SC SC SC                   IS IS             SC SC SC SC
LAL                     3     3     1     1     1     2     1     1     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           8200  8500  4300  1600  7900  7900  4100  1500  7200  6800
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     E     E    SE    SE     E     E    SE
T WIND SPD             10    14    10     4     8    17    10     4     8    14


DATE          FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15
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            74      94      74      94      74      94      74      95
TEMP          77 74 92 89 78 75 92 89 78 75 92 89 78 75 92 90
DEWPT         74 73 71 71 74 74 71 72 75 74 72 72 74 73 70 70
MAX/MIN RH        100      48     100      48     100      48     100      45
RH            89 97 52 57 90 98 51 58 92 98 52 56 90 96 49 53
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      30      10      20      10      20       5      20
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS               SC SC       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-012215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
651 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

DATE             TUE 09/01/15            WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15
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          78          88
TEMP             77 83 88 88 85 84 82 81 80 85 88 88 85 83 82 80 78 84 87 87 86
DEWPT            72 74 73 73 74 74 75 74 74 75 74 76 74 75 75 75 74 74 75 74 74
MIN/MAX RH                   61          82          65          89          65
RH               87 74 63 62 69 73 78 81 82 73 65 69 72 77 82 85 88 73 66 65 69
WIND DIR          S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD         10  6 10 11 10 11 10  9  8  8  6 10 10  9  8  5  4  4  6  8  9
HEAT INDEX          90 95 96 93 91 89 86 85 93 97 98 92 90 88       92 97 96 94
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 OV OV OV B2 B2 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)        93 94 96 88 81 71 60 99 90 88 85 75 47 55 63 61 59 58 57 51 44
POP 12HR                     70          40          30          40          40
QPF 12HR                   0.29        0.07        0.13        0.06        0.08
RAIN SHWRS       NM SC IS IS       SC SC SC SC IS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS            SC SC IS IS       SC SC SC SC IS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     3     2     1     3     3     2     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     3     4     4     4     3     4
MIXING HGT           5000  4800  3200  4300  4600  4500  3300  4100  4600  4500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             18    18    18    14    12    16    16    10     9    14


DATE          FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15
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            79      87      79      88      79      88      79      88
TEMP          82 79 87 84 83 80 88 86 83 80 88 86 83 79 87 86
DEWPT         75 75 75 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH         87      68      89      68      89      68      89      66
RH            81 87 70 75 80 88 69 74 80 88 69 73 81 88 69 70
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      40      30      40      20      30      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-012215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
651 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

DATE             TUE 09/01/15            WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15
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                      90          74          91          73          90
TEMP             73 81 87 89 86 80 77 76 74 82 89 91 86 80 77 75 74 83 89 90 85
DEWPT            73 75 71 71 73 73 74 72 72 75 73 73 73 74 73 73 73 73 73 74 74
MIN/MAX RH                   54          95          54          99          59
RH              100 82 59 56 65 80 89 89 95 79 60 55 66 82 89 93 97 71 60 59 69
WIND DIR          E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE  S SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD          3  4  8 10  9  5  3  3  2  4  5  9  9  5  3  2  3  4  5  8  9
HEAT INDEX          87 93 96 93             89 97 99 94             89 97 98 93
CLOUDS           B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        81 86 92 86 81 72 63 74 63 68 75 67 43 46 50 52 54 55 56 54 52
POP 12HR                     60          30          30          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.19        0.01        0.09        0.04        0.06
RAIN SHWRS       NM SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS            SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     3     3     1     3     3     2     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           7000  7100  3200   300  6000  5900  3800   300  6000  5700
T WIND DIR              E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E    SE
T WIND SPD             11    17    11     4     6    14    10     5     8    13


DATE          FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15
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            74      90      74      91      74      91      74      91
TEMP          77 74 89 86 78 75 89 86 77 75 90 87 77 74 90 87
DEWPT         74 73 75 74 75 74 74 75 75 74 74 75 75 74 73 74
MAX/MIN RH         98      61      98      59     100      58     100      56
RH            93 96 64 68 91 96 62 68 95 97 60 68 96 98 59 65
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      30      20      30      10      30      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC       SC SC       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC IS IS 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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