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FOUS54 KCRP 252118
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
318 PM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

TXZ245-261030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
318 PM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

DATE           01/25/15      MON 01/26/15            TUE 01/27/15            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      46          69          50          71          52
TEMP             60 52 50 47 46 51 63 69 63 56 53 51 52 60 68 71 66 59 58 56 54
DEWPT            45 45 42 40 37 41 41 42 44 47 43 46 43 45 45 46 48 49 47 50 48
MAX/MIN RH                   77          39          83          42          84
RH               57 77 75 77 73 69 44 39 50 73 69 83 72 60 45 42 52 70 66 82 79
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N SW  S SW SW  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD          8  5  6  4  5  6  4  2  5  5  6  5  5  4  5  4  3  4  4  3  2
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        24 19 19 14 10 10 12 20 14 21 17 19 29 27 24 20 16 18 20 17 14
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           2500  2200  2500  2800  2400   500  1900  2200  2200  1700
T WIND DIR             NW    NW     N    NW    SW     W    NW    NW     W     W
T WIND SPD             11     9    10     5    10    13    20    11     5     8


DATE           01/28/15  THU 01/29/15  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          70      56    70      52    62      49    60      48    57
TEMP          69 66 60   58 68 65 58   53 62 58 53   50 59 56 52   49 56 54
DEWPT         54 55 55   55 59 55 51   47 49 49 47   47 51 49 48   45 47 44
MIN/MAX RH       61      92    65      80    64      89    72      86    67
RH            61 68 81   92 72 69 78   79 64 70 80   89 76 75 86   86 72 69
PWIND DIR         S       S     S      NE    NE      NE     E      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV
POP 12HR          0       0     5      10    10      20    40      30    40
RAIN SHWRS                                      IS   IS SC SC SC   SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-261030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
318 PM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

DATE           01/25/15      MON 01/26/15            TUE 01/27/15            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      42          74          47          77          48
TEMP             62 52 48 45 42 49 67 74 66 56 52 49 48 58 71 76 73 59 54 51 50
DEWPT            40 43 39 39 36 40 39 38 38 41 38 40 38 42 43 41 43 44 42 46 43
MAX/MIN RH                   80          28          74          28          83
RH               45 71 72 80 79 69 36 28 36 57 60 72 69 55 37 28 34 57 65 81 79
WIND DIR          N  N NW NW NW  N NW  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          5  3  4  3  4  4  2  4  3  3  4  2  3  3  4  3  2  3  4  3  3
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        24 19 19 14 10 10 12 23 26 27 27 24 32 31 29 24 20 22 24 20 16
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           2800  2600  2700  3400  3200   300  2300  2800  2600  1200
T WIND DIR              N    NW    NW     W    SW     W     W     W    SW    SW
T WIND SPD              8     6     6     6     6     8    14     8     5    11


DATE           01/28/15  THU 01/29/15  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          77      54    75      52    64      49    61      47    56
TEMP          72 73 58   55 72 72 57   53 63 62 52   49 59 59 50   48 55 54
DEWPT         50 50 53   54 58 53 51   46 46 47 47   46 50 47 47   44 43 41
MIN/MAX RH       42      96    51      82    52      88    63      90    59
RH            45 44 83   96 63 52 82   76 53 58 82   88 71 64 89   85 64 60
PWIND DIR         S       S    SE      NE    NE       E     E      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV
POP 12HR          0       0     5      10    20      30    40      40    40
RAIN SHWRS                                IS IS SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC

$$

TXZ247-261030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
318 PM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

DATE           01/25/15      MON 01/26/15            TUE 01/27/15            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      49          67          52          69          55
TEMP             59 54 52 50 49 53 63 67 63 57 55 53 54 60 67 69 65 61 60 58 57
DEWPT            45 46 44 41 40 42 42 43 45 48 44 48 44 47 46 47 48 51 48 52 50
MAX/MIN RH                   76          41          83          46          82
RH               60 76 75 72 71 67 46 41 52 72 68 83 70 61 48 46 54 69 65 80 78
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  E SW  S SW SW  W  W  W SW  S  S SW SW SW
WIND SPD          8  5  8  6  6  8  4  2  5  5  8  6  6  5  5  4  4  5  5  4  3
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        24 19 19 14 10 10 12 20 14 20 18 20 29 27 25 20 16 18 20 17 15
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           2500  2100  2600  2700  2300   600  1400  2000  2000  1800
T WIND DIR             NW    NW     N    SE    SW     W    NW    NW     W     W
T WIND SPD             12    12    12     6    11    14    20    12     5     8


DATE           01/28/15  THU 01/29/15  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          68      58    68      54    61      52    60      50    58
TEMP          67 65 61   59 67 64 59   55 61 58 55   52 59 57 54   51 57 55
DEWPT         55 55 55   57 58 55 52   49 49 49 49   49 52 50 50   47 49 45
MIN/MAX RH       65      91    69      80    66      89    74      87    68
RH            65 72 80   91 74 72 77   79 66 71 80   89 78 77 87   86 73 69
PWIND DIR         S       S     S      NE    NE      NE     E      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV
POP 12HR          0       0     5      10    10      20    40      30    40
RAIN SHWRS                                      IS   IS SC SC SC   SC SC SC

$$

TXZ234-261030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
318 PM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

DATE           01/25/15      MON 01/26/15            TUE 01/27/15            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      42          71          47          75          48
TEMP             61 51 48 45 42 49 65 71 64 55 52 49 48 59 71 75 68 57 54 51 49
DEWPT            43 44 39 38 36 40 40 40 44 46 41 42 40 44 45 45 47 48 44 47 44
MAX/MIN RH                   78          32          79          34          87
RH               51 77 71 78 77 71 41 32 48 72 67 78 73 58 39 34 46 72 67 84 83
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD          8  5  5  4  4  5  4  6  4  4  5  4  4  4  6  4  2  3  3  2  2
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        24 19 19 14 10 10 11 17 12 22 14 18 26 25 24 20 15 19 23 18 13
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           2800  2500  2300  3100  2900   400  2500  2400  2200  1400
T WIND DIR             NW    NW    NW    NW    SW     W    NW    NW     W    SW
T WIND SPD             10     8     9    10     9    12    19     9     4     8


DATE           01/28/15  THU 01/29/15  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          76      53    75      51    63      46    59      46    56
TEMP          72 70 58   54 72 69 56   51 63 59 50   46 58 56 49   46 55 53
DEWPT         53 53 53   54 59 54 50   45 48 47 45   44 49 45 45   42 45 42
MIN/MAX RH       45      98    55      80    58      91    65      88    62
RH            50 57 83   98 65 60 79   78 58 64 81   91 71 68 86   87 68 65
PWIND DIR         S       S     S      NE    NE      NE     E      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV
POP 12HR          0       0     5      10    20      20    40      40    40
RAIN SHWRS                                IS IS IS   IS SC SC SC   SC 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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