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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
350 AM CDT MON JUL 25 2016

TXZ245-252230-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
350 AM CDT MON JUL 25 2016

DATE             MON 07/25/16            TUE 07/26/16            WED 07/27/16
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          79          89          80          89
TEMP          81 80 86 88 88 85 81 81 81 79 85 87 87 85 81 81 81 80 85 87 87 85
DEWPT         78 77 78 77 76 76 77 77 77 76 76 74 75 75 76 76 76 76 75 75 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   63          92          63          88          66
RH            89 91 78 69 70 75 88 89 88 90 75 67 69 74 86 86 85 88 74 69 71 77
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       4  3  3  6 10  9  6  5  4  2  4  6 10 10  8  8  6  6  8  9 11 11
HEAT INDEX    90    97100 99 95 87 88 89    93 96 95 93 87 88 88    94 97 97 94
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     52 60 66 73 72 74 69 67 84 83 86 87 89 76 73 69 78 74 82 73 68 59
POP 12HR                     40          40          60          30          50
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.06        0.35        0.14        0.11
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS            IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     2     3     2     3     4     3     3     1     3     3
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     4     4     3     3     5     5
MIXING HGT           5800  5500  2700  1500  5800  5600  1700   900  2200  2100
T WIND DIR              S    SE     S    SW    SW     S    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD              5    10    11     5     5    14    16    13    14    19


DATE          THU 07/28/16 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16
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      81      90      81      90      80      90
TEMP          81 80 88 86 82 81 88 86 82 81 88 85 82 80 88 85
DEWPT         77 77 77 77 78 77 77 76 78 76 77 76 78 77 77 77
MAX/MIN RH         92      64      89      65      88      65      90      66
RH            89 92 70 74 87 89 70 75 87 87 71 76 89 89 71 76
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      20      10      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS    IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-252230-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
350 AM CDT MON JUL 25 2016

DATE             MON 07/25/16            TUE 07/26/16            WED 07/27/16
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                     101          76          95          76          97
TEMP          79 77 88 97101 96 85 81 78 76 85 92 95 91 83 80 77 76 86 93 97 92
DEWPT         77 76 76 69 67 71 74 76 76 75 75 71 70 72 73 75 75 74 73 71 70 70
MIN/MAX RH                   34          96          44          96          42
RH            94 97 67 40 34 46 70 85 92 96 71 50 44 53 72 85 93 96 65 48 42 49
WIND DIR      SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       3  2  4  4  9 12  8  4  3  2  4  5  9  9  9  5  4  5  6  9 11 12
HEAT INDEX          99103107104 93 88       94 99102 99 88          93100104 99
CLOUDS        FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)     21 27 29 51 61 68 65 59 68 78 78 90 91 80 77 72 79 71 77 67 74 64
POP 12HR                     30          20          50          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.02        0.22        0.12        0.13
RAIN SHWRS             SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS                  SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS       SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     1     3     2     2     3     3     2     1     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           8400 10400  5100   800  7400  8500  3200   900  4200  4200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              5    12    12     5     5    14    17    10    13    19


DATE          THU 07/28/16 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16
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      99      77      98      77      99      77      99
TEMP          79 75 95 95 81 77 95 94 81 77 95 94 81 77 96 95
DEWPT         75 75 69 69 76 76 71 71 76 76 69 70 77 76 69 70
MAX/MIN RH        100      37      97      40      97      38      96      37
RH            87100 43 44 84 97 46 47 84 97 43 46 85 96 43 45
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      10       5      20       5      20       5      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS                         IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS                            IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-252230-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
350 AM CDT MON JUL 25 2016

DATE             MON 07/25/16            TUE 07/26/16            WED 07/27/16
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          81          87          82          88
TEMP          83 82 87 90 90 87 84 83 82 81 85 87 87 85 84 83 82 82 86 88 88 85
DEWPT         78 77 78 78 77 76 76 77 77 76 75 75 75 75 77 77 77 77 76 76 77 77
MIN/MAX RH                   65          85          67          85          69
RH            87 86 75 68 66 72 78 81 84 85 74 67 68 73 80 82 84 85 74 69 70 76
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       8  5  3  6 11 11 10  9  6  4  4  6 11 11 10 10 10 10  9  9 11 13
HEAT INDEX    92 89100104103 98 94 93 90 87 93 96 96 94 93 92 90 89 96 99100 96
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     54 60 69 70 66 68 69 67 84 83 86 85 89 75 75 72 78 74 82 74 69 63
POP 12HR                     40          40          60          40          50
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.06        0.34        0.14        0.09
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS            IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     2     3     2     3     4     3     3     1     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           3700  3500  2300  2000  4600  4300  1700  1100  2100  2000
T WIND DIR              S    SE     S    SW    SW     S     S     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD              6    11    13     6     6    16    19    19    16    20


DATE          THU 07/28/16 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16
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            81      90      82      89      82      89      82      88
TEMP          83 81 89 87 84 82 88 86 84 82 88 86 84 82 88 86
DEWPT         78 78 78 77 78 77 78 77 78 77 78 77 78 78 78 77
MAX/MIN RH         89      68      85      70      84      70      86      71
RH            85 89 70 73 82 85 71 75 82 84 71 75 84 86 71 76
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      20      10      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS    IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-252230-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
350 AM CDT MON JUL 25 2016

DATE             MON 07/25/16            TUE 07/26/16            WED 07/27/16
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                      94          76          92          77          92
TEMP          78 77 88 92 93 91 82 79 77 76 86 91 92 90 82 79 77 77 86 91 92 90
DEWPT         76 76 77 74 73 74 75 76 75 75 75 74 73 73 74 75 75 75 74 74 74 74
MIN/MAX RH                   52          96          54          93          55
RH            94 96 70 55 52 57 79 89 94 96 70 57 55 59 78 88 92 93 67 58 56 60
WIND DIR       S  E SW  S SE SE SE  S SW  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       1  1  2  4  9 10  4  2  1  1  3  5  8  8  4  3  3  3  4  6 10 10
HEAT INDEX          99102103101 89          96100101 98 88          95100101 99
CLOUDS        SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)     42 60 62 76 77 81 70 67 82 83 85 88 91 79 70 66 79 75 89 83 76 62
POP 12HR                     50          30          60          30          50
QPF 12HR                   0.11        0.06        0.41        0.12        0.18
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS            IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC       SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     2     3     3     3     4     4     3     1     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     4     4     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           7500  7000  3800   900  5700  5200  2600   700  3100  3100
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              2     8     9     3     4    10    10     6    10    16


DATE          THU 07/28/16 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16
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      94      77      94      78      94      78      94
TEMP          79 76 93 92 80 77 93 92 80 78 93 92 80 78 93 91
DEWPT         76 76 75 74 77 76 76 74 77 76 75 75 77 77 75 75
MAX/MIN RH        100      51      96      52      95      53      97      54
RH            92100 56 55 89 96 57 56 89 95 56 57 90 97 56 58
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      30      10      30      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC       SC SC       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS    SC SC       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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