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FOUS54 KCRP 112036
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
336 PM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014

TXZ245-121030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
336 PM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014

DATE           07/11/14      SAT 07/12/14            SUN 07/13/14            MON
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                      76          89          79          92          80
TEMP          88 84 80 78 78 77 83 88 88 84 82 81 81 79 85 91 91 87 81 80 80 81
DEWPT         77 77 76 76 75 75 75 75 74 75 76 75 75 75 74 74 74 74 75 76 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   95          64          88          56          89
RH            70 79 91 92 92 94 76 67 64 72 82 84 83 88 70 57 59 66 83 88 88 82
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S NE  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD      12 11  8  6  4  2  5  8 10 10  6  5  3  1  3  5  8  9  9  8  6  5
HEAT INDEX   100 94             91 97 96 92 89 87 83    93101100 96 87 83    87
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     33 33 34 35 43 47 45 40 33 26 24 22 30 35 27 20 20 21 27 33 35 38
POP 12HR                     10          20          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                      IS IS
TSTMS                           IS
LAL                     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           1100   500  2400  2600  1600  1100  3300  3300  2000  1200
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SW     E    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             13     8    10    13    12     5     5    13    10     5


DATE           07/14 TUE 07/15/14 WED 07/16/14 THU 07/17/14 FRI 07/18/14
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            94      80      92      80      93      80      94      80      92
TEMP          92 89 83 81 92 86 82 81 93 86 82 82 94 86 82 80 92 87
DEWPT         74 75 76 75 74 75 76 75 74 75 76 75 75 75 76 76 75 76
MIN/MAX RH         54      88      55      88      55      87      54      90      58
RH            57 63 80 84 56 71 82 84 56 71 84 82 54 70 82 87 59 71
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5      10      10      10      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ231-121030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
336 PM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014

DATE           07/11/14      SAT 07/12/14            SUN 07/13/14            MON
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                      73          96          74          95          74
TEMP          93 89 79 75 74 73 82 92 95 91 81 77 75 75 86 93 95 91 84 79 77 75
DEWPT         68 68 70 74 74 73 73 69 68 69 71 74 74 74 70 68 67 68 71 73 74 73
MAX/MIN RH                  100          43          99          40          98
RH            43 51 75 96100100 74 48 43 49 72 88 94 97 61 45 40 47 65 83 91 94
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD      16 14  9  5  4  3  6  8  9 13  9  4  2  2  3  5  8 10  9  6  5  4
HEAT INDEX    97 93             87 97100 95 85          91 97100 95 89
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     45 38 37 36 47 53 47 36 31 26 23 21 21 22 23 23 21 19 24 29 31 33
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3100   100  4200  4900  3400   500  4600  5200  3700   900
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             17     9    11    13    17     5     6    11    12     4


DATE           07/14 TUE 07/15/14 WED 07/16/14 THU 07/17/14 FRI 07/18/14
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            96      75      98      76      98      76      97      75      96
TEMP          93 93 80 77 94 96 81 78 96 95 81 78 96 91 79 77 95 89
DEWPT         69 68 72 73 69 68 73 73 68 68 73 74 69 70 74 75 70 71
MIN/MAX RH         40      94      38      94      37      93      40     100      44
RH            45 45 76 88 44 41 77 86 41 43 78 86 42 50 85 92 45 55
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5      10      10      10      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ247-121030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
336 PM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014

DATE           07/11/14      SAT 07/12/14            SUN 07/13/14            MON
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                      79          89          80          90          80
TEMP          87 84 81 80 80 79 85 88 88 85 83 82 82 80 85 90 90 88 84 82 80 80
DEWPT         78 77 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 74 74 75 75 76 76 75
MAX/MIN RH                   89          64          85          59          85
RH            74 80 86 87 87 88 73 65 64 72 77 79 80 85 71 60 60 66 76 82 85 84
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD      12 12  9  9  6  4  5  6  9 10  9  8  4  1  3  6  8  9 10  9  8  6
HEAT INDEX   100 94 88          93 98 98 94 91 89 88 85 94100100 97 92 89 86 86
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     30 36 35 33 39 43 41 38 32 26 20 15 30 40 32 24 23 22 27 33 37 42
POP 12HR                     10          20          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                      IS
TSTMS                           IS
LAL                     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1100   800  2400  2600  1700  1300  2900  3000  2100  1000
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             14    10    10    13    13     6     6    13    11     5


DATE           07/14 TUE 07/15/14 WED 07/16/14 THU 07/17/14 FRI 07/18/14
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      80      93      80      94      81      93      80      92
TEMP          87 85 82 81 93 84 84 81 94 86 82 82 92 86 83 81 92 87
DEWPT         75 75 76 75 75 75 76 75 75 75 76 76 75 75 76 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH         64      86      55      86      54      85      57      87      59
RH            66 71 81 83 55 73 78 83 55 71 81 82 57 71 78 85 60 69
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      10      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ234-121030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
336 PM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014

DATE           07/11/14      SAT 07/12/14            SUN 07/13/14            MON
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                      72          94          74          93          75
TEMP          92 87 79 76 74 73 84 91 93 89 80 76 75 75 87 93 92 90 80 78 77 76
DEWPT         72 73 74 74 74 73 74 73 72 72 74 75 74 74 73 73 72 72 74 75 75 74
MAX/MIN RH                  100          51         100          51          97
RH            53 63 86 96100100 74 55 51 56 83 94 97 99 65 51 53 56 80 89 94 94
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  E NE  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  N  E SE SE SE  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD      12 11  5  3  2  2  4  6  9 10  5  3  0  2  3  4  6  9  6  4  4  3
HEAT INDEX    99 95             91 99101 96 85          95102100 98 85
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     41 33 34 35 38 39 40 40 33 26 29 33 32 31 27 22 24 26 27 28 29 31
POP 12HR                      5          10           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                      IS IS
OBVIS                        PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2000   100  3500  3900  2600   300  3800  3900  2700   600
T WIND DIR             SE     E    SE    SE    SE    NW     E    SE    SE     E
T WIND SPD              6     3     9    12     9     2     5    11     5     1


DATE           07/14 TUE 07/15/14 WED 07/16/14 THU 07/17/14 FRI 07/18/14
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            95      76      95      76      96      76      95      76      94
TEMP          91 91 80 78 94 89 80 78 95 88 79 78 95 87 78 78 94 87
DEWPT         73 72 75 75 73 73 75 74 73 73 75 75 73 73 75 75 74 74
MIN/MAX RH         48      98      48      96      47      97      49      99      52
RH            55 55 85 91 50 58 86 89 48 61 89 88 50 63 91 92 53 66
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW SC FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5      10      10      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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