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FOUS54 KCRP 062123
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
323 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

TXZ245-071015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
323 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

DATE           03/06/15      SAT 03/07/15            SUN 03/08/15            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
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          59          51          60          55
TEMP             49 45 44 42 42 48 56 59 57 53 52 51 51 55 58 58 57 57 56 56 56
DEWPT            31 34 34 35 35 37 41 44 46 48 49 49 49 51 55 55 55 54 54 52 52
MAX/MIN RH                   77          56          94          86          95
RH               49 64 70 73 77 65 56 57 68 83 88 92 94 86 89 88 95 91 91 86 85
WIND DIR          E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD          5  4  3  4  4  6  6  6  9  5  4  4  5  6  8  8  8  8  6  8  8
CLOUDS           B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        72 82 91 83 74 74 73 74 75 85 96 98100100100100100100100100100
POP 12HR                      5           5          30          70          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.04        0.28        0.37
RAIN                                      O  O  O  O  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    O
TSTMS                                                                        IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     2     2     2     2     2     3
MIXING HGT           2900  1600  2900  2900  1600   500  2100  2000  1500  1300
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E     E     E     E    SE     E     E    SE
T WIND SPD             11    11    10    11    12    10     6    11    14    14


DATE           03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15  THU 03/12/15  FRI 03/13/15
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          62      53    60      52    66      55    69      54    70
TEMP          61 59 56   54 59 58 56   54 63 62 59   57 66 64 60   57 67 65
DEWPT         55 56 53   51 52 53 52   50 54 54 53   52 55 55 56   52 56 55
MIN/MAX RH       83      90    78      87    71      85    66      88    66
RH            83 89 88   90 78 83 87   86 72 77 82   85 68 73 87   85 69 72
PWIND DIR        NE       N     N       N     N       N     N       N     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         80      40    30      20    10      10    10      10    10
RAIN                         C  C  S    S
RAIN SHWRS     O  O SC   SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ231-071015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
323 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

DATE           03/06/15      SAT 03/07/15            SUN 03/08/15            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
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                      40          62          48          60          54
TEMP             51 45 43 41 40 48 58 62 58 53 51 49 48 52 56 58 57 55 55 54 54
DEWPT            29 32 31 32 31 32 32 36 40 45 45 46 47 50 54 55 56 54 53 51 50
MAX/MIN RH                   70          36          96          89          97
RH               42 61 62 69 70 53 37 37 51 76 82 89 96 96 94 90 97 97 95 88 86
WIND DIR          E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E SE  E NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD          5  4  1  1  2  5  4  5  6  4  2  2  2  4  5  6  6  6  6  8  9
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        71 73 76 67 59 60 62 70 77 86 95 97100100100100100100100100100
POP 12HR                      0           5          20          60          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.03        0.15        0.36
RAIN                                            O  O  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   NM
TSTMS                                                                        IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     3     3     3     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           3400  2100  4800  5000  2500   800  3200  2900  1500  1100
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E    SE    SE     S    SE     E     E
T WIND SPD              9    10     8    10    13    11     9    10    14    13


DATE           03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15  THU 03/12/15  FRI 03/13/15
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          62      51    63      50    68      51    72      51    73
TEMP          60 60 54   52 60 60 53   51 62 63 55   52 66 67 56   53 67 68
DEWPT         55 54 50   47 52 51 49   48 52 52 49   49 53 52 52   49 53 51
MIN/MAX RH       80      85    70      89    63      88    56      86    52
RH            83 82 84   84 75 73 87   88 70 66 82   88 64 59 84   85 61 55
PWIND DIR        NE       N     N      NE     N       N     N       N     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   OV B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         60      20    20      10    10      10    10      10    10
RAIN                         S  S
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM IS   IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ247-071015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
323 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

DATE           03/06/15      SAT 03/07/15            SUN 03/08/15            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
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                      44          58          54          60          57
TEMP             50 47 46 45 44 49 56 58 57 55 55 54 54 57 59 59 58 58 58 58 58
DEWPT            30 32 34 35 37 39 42 45 47 49 51 51 51 52 55 55 56 55 55 54 53
MAX/MIN RH                   75          59          90          85          91
RH               46 57 63 68 75 68 59 60 70 81 87 89 89 85 89 86 91 88 90 85 85
WIND DIR          E  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD          8  8  8  6  6  9  9  9 10  9  6  6  8  9  9  9  9  9  8  8  8
CLOUDS           B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        82 86 91 83 74 74 74 76 78 86 95 97100100100100100100100100100
POP 12HR                      5           5          30          70          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.03        0.28        0.38
RAIN                                      O  O  O  O  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    O
TSTMS                                                                        IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     2     2     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           3300  2000  2600  2700  1500   600  1800  1800  1500  1400
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     E     E     E     E     E     E     E    SE
T WIND SPD             11    12    12    13    14    11     8    12    14    14


DATE           03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15  THU 03/12/15  FRI 03/13/15
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          63      55    60      54    65      56    68      56    69
TEMP          61 60 58   56 60 58 57   56 63 62 60   58 66 64 61   58 67 65
DEWPT         56 56 54   52 53 53 53   51 54 54 54   53 55 55 56   53 56 55
MIN/MAX RH       82      88    77      85    70      83    65      86    66
RH            82 86 85   88 78 82 85   84 72 75 80   83 68 70 84   83 69 70
PWIND DIR        NE       N     N       N     N       N     N       N     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         80      40    30      20    10      10    10      10    10
RAIN                         C  C  S    S
RAIN SHWRS     O  O SC   SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS   IS

$$

TXZ234-071015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
323 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

DATE           03/06/15      SAT 03/07/15            SUN 03/08/15            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
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                      38          63          47          60          51
TEMP             50 43 41 40 38 47 59 63 58 52 50 48 47 52 56 57 55 54 52 52 52
DEWPT            29 32 32 32 32 32 34 36 39 43 44 45 45 48 52 53 53 51 50 49 49
MAX/MIN RH                   77          37          93          85          93
RH               44 63 70 74 77 56 39 37 49 72 80 87 93 87 86 85 93 92 93 91 89
WIND DIR         NE  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  N NE NE  E NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD          5  3  2  2  3  6  5  4  5  3  2  3  3  5  6  6  8  6  6  8  9
CLOUDS           SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        44 62 80 77 74 73 72 73 75 85 95 97100100100100100100100100100
POP 12HR                      5           5          20          70          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.04        0.26        0.39
RAIN                                            O  O  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   NM
TSTMS                                                                        IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           3200  1600  4700  5000  2800  1000  2200  2000  1300  1200
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E     E    SE    SE     S    SE     E     E
T WIND SPD             10    10     6     8     9     8     6     8    14    13


DATE           03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15  THU 03/12/15  FRI 03/13/15
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          61      51    61      51    68      52    70      52    72
TEMP          59 58 53   52 59 58 53   52 64 63 55   53 66 65 56   54 67 66
DEWPT         53 54 50   49 52 52 50   49 53 53 52   50 55 54 54   51 56 55
MIN/MAX RH       81      91    76      89    65      90    63      93    63
RH            82 87 89   89 77 80 88   89 69 71 87   89 67 69 93   90 68 67
PWIND DIR        NE       N     N       N     N       N     N       N     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         70      30    20      10    10      10    10      10    10
RAIN                         S  S
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC   SC
TSTMS         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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