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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
240 PM CST WED FEB 10 2016

TXZ245-111015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
240 PM CST WED FEB 10 2016

DATE           02/10/16      THU 02/11/16            FRI 02/12/16            SAT
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                      55          74          56          74          57
TEMP          70 67 62 60 58 55 62 71 74 70 64 62 60 58 62 70 74 69 62 60 58 57
DEWPT         45 48 51 52 50 50 53 55 56 57 57 59 57 57 58 58 58 58 58 58 57 56
MAX/MIN RH                   86          53          98          59         100
RH            40 51 68 75 75 83 72 57 53 63 78 88 89 97 86 66 59 68 87 95 99100
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       6  8  6  6  4  5  8 12 12 11  6  5  4  8  9 10  9  9  8  6  5  4
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
CLOUDS(%)      0  0  0  0  2  4  5  6  6  6  6  6 11 16 15 13 11  9 11 12 24 35
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     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            500   200  1400  1900   800   400  1900  1800   500   400
T WIND DIR              S     S    SW     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             13    12    19    20    14    12    16    17    14    10


DATE           02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16  MON 02/15/16  TUE 02/16/16  WED 02/17/16
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      57    69      59    71      55    69      57    70
TEMP          67 67 60   57 67 66 61   59 68 66 58   55 66 66 59   57 67 67
DEWPT         58 57 58   57 58 59 59   59 59 56 54   52 54 55 55   54 55 57
MIN/MAX RH       65     100    70      99    65      92    61      89    62
RH            72 72 94  100 75 78 94   99 74 70 87   92 65 70 84   89 65 70
PWIND DIR        SE      SE    SE       S     W       N    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          5      10    20      10    20      10     5       0     0
RAIN SHWRS                  IS IS         IS IS

$$

TXZ231-111015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
240 PM CST WED FEB 10 2016

DATE           02/10/16      THU 02/11/16            FRI 02/12/16            SAT
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                      48          83          51          81          53
TEMP          78 73 59 54 50 48 57 76 83 77 63 58 54 54 61 75 81 73 62 58 55 53
DEWPT         32 33 38 39 40 41 43 44 42 45 50 53 52 53 54 54 52 50 53 55 55 53
MAX/MIN RH                   80          24          99          37         100
RH            19 23 45 58 67 76 59 31 24 32 63 83 92 98 78 47 37 44 72 91 99100
WIND DIR       S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       3  4  5  6  4  4  5 11 11  9  6  6  4  4  5  6  9  8  8  6  5  4
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW SC
CLOUDS(%)      0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  1  2  2 13 24 14  5  6  7  8 10 23 35
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                                             PF PF                   PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     6     6     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT            700   100  2200  5100  1800   300  1200  3700   500   700
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             11    11    16    13    11    10    11    13    13    10


DATE           02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16  MON 02/15/16  TUE 02/16/16  WED 02/17/16
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          78      55    78      57    78      51    79      54    80
TEMP          73 72 60   55 74 73 61   57 74 71 56   51 74 72 58   54 75 75
DEWPT         53 51 56   55 55 56 59   57 58 50 49   50 49 48 49   51 51 53
MIN/MAX RH       39     100    45     100    44      93    34      91    37
RH            50 47 89  100 53 57 92  100 57 48 77   93 41 42 72   91 44 46
PWIND DIR        SE      SE    SE      SE    NW      NE    SE      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL
POP 12HR          0       5    10       5    10       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ247-111015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
240 PM CST WED FEB 10 2016

DATE           02/10/16      THU 02/11/16            FRI 02/12/16            SAT
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                      58          73          58          71          58
TEMP          70 67 63 62 60 58 62 70 73 69 65 63 61 59 62 69 71 68 62 61 59 58
DEWPT         46 49 52 53 53 53 56 58 58 58 58 59 58 58 59 59 59 59 59 59 58 58
MAX/MIN RH                   88          61          97          66          98
RH            44 54 68 72 77 84 79 67 61 67 78 86 88 97 88 72 66 74 88 93 97 98
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       6  8  8  9  6  6  8 10 10 13  8  6  5  9  9 10  9  9  9  8  6  4
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
CLOUDS(%)      0  0  0  0  2  4  8 12 10  8  7  6 10 15 14 14 12 11 12 13 24 35
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     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            500   300   500  1100   500   300   700   700   400   300
T WIND DIR              S     S    SW     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             14    14    18    18    14    14    17    17    16    11


DATE           02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16  MON 02/15/16  TUE 02/16/16  WED 02/17/16
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          69      59    68      60    69      57    67      59    69
TEMP          67 66 61   59 66 66 62   60 67 66 59   57 65 65 61   59 67 66
DEWPT         58 58 59   58 59 60 59   59 60 57 55   53 54 56 56   55 56 58
MIN/MAX RH       69      96    74      96    70      88    65      86    67
RH            75 76 92   96 77 81 92   96 77 74 86   88 68 72 83   86 70 74
PWIND DIR        SE      SE    SE       S     W       N    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          5      10    10      10    10      10     5       0     0

$$

TXZ234-111015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
240 PM CST WED FEB 10 2016

DATE           02/10/16      THU 02/11/16            FRI 02/12/16            SAT
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                      48          78          55          76          52
TEMP          72 66 56 53 50 49 58 74 78 72 63 60 57 55 60 72 76 70 60 57 54 52
DEWPT         41 44 47 48 46 44 45 46 46 53 55 56 54 54 56 57 56 55 56 56 54 52
MAX/MIN RH                   86          32          98          50         100
RH            32 44 71 83 85 83 61 37 32 50 74 86 90 96 87 60 50 60 86 99100100
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       6  8  6  6  4  5  8 13 16 12  6  6  4  5  8  9 10  9  6  4  4  3
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
CLOUDS(%)      0  0  0  0  1  2  2  1  1  1  4  8 14 29 21 13 10  7  9 11 23 35
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                                             PF PF                   PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            600   100  2100  4300  1600   700  2100  3900   600   900
T WIND DIR              S    SW    SW     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             10    10    17    16    10    10    13    16    12     8


DATE           02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16  MON 02/15/16  TUE 02/16/16  WED 02/17/16
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          74      54    73      58    74      51    73      54    74
TEMP          69 69 58   54 69 69 61   58 71 68 55   51 68 68 58   54 70 70
DEWPT         56 54 56   54 57 58 59   58 59 53 50   49 51 53 52   52 53 55
MIN/MAX RH       52     100    59     100    54      95    48      91    48
RH            63 61 94  100 65 69 94  100 65 58 84   95 53 58 82   91 53 58
PWIND DIR        SE      SE    SE       S     W       N    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          5      10    20      10    20       5     5       0     0
RAIN SHWRS                  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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