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FOUS54 KCRP 040833
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
333 AM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

TXZ245-042230-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
333 AM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

DATE             SAT 07/04/15            SUN 07/05/15            MON 07/06/15
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          79          90          79          90
TEMP          79 80 85 89 89 86 83 81 79 79 84 89 89 88 82 80 80 80 86 89 89 86
DEWPT         78 78 78 78 78 77 79 78 77 78 79 77 78 76 76 77 76 76 76 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   69          98          67          91          66
RH            93 95 81 70 70 76 87 89 95 98 83 68 71 70 84 91 89 89 72 66 67 72
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       6  6 11 13 14 13 10  9  9  8 11 16 16 13 12 12 11 10 12 13 13 14
HEAT INDEX          96104102 96 94 89       96102103 99 90 84 83 83 96101102 97
CLOUDS        SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     40 59 56 45 42 31 30 38 44 47 48 43 41 41 48 39 44 43 45 34 41 33
POP 12HR                     30          10          20           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.01           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS                IS IS
TSTMS            SC IS IS                IS IS
LAL                     3     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           4100  3800  2500  1800  3200  3100  1800  1500  3300  3200
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             18    20    20    17    19    24    29    25    26    28


DATE          TUE 07/07/15 WED 07/08/15 THU 07/09/15 FRI 07/10/15
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            79      89      79      90      79      90      78      90
TEMP          81 80 89 86 80 79 89 85 81 79 90 87 80 78 90 87
DEWPT         76 76 76 76 77 76 75 76 77 76 75 75 76 75 75 74
MAX/MIN RH         92      66      94      64      92      61      93      61
RH            87 91 67 74 90 93 65 75 88 90 62 68 87 92 64 67
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ231-042230-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
333 AM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

DATE             SAT 07/04/15            SUN 07/05/15            MON 07/06/15
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                      93          76          94          76          96
TEMP          76 77 85 92 92 88 83 79 76 78 85 92 93 88 80 79 78 77 86 94 95 89
DEWPT         76 77 76 73 73 73 76 77 76 76 77 73 72 73 75 75 76 74 74 72 73 73
MIN/MAX RH                   53         100          49          95          47
RH            97 99 76 55 54 62 80 94100 96 76 53 50 63 83 87 93 92 67 49 48 60
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S SE  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       4  5 10 13 14 14 11  8  5  6 12 14 16 16 12 10  9  9 11 14 16 16
HEAT INDEX          94101101 96 91          95101101 96 86          94102105 98
CLOUDS        SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     44 56 50 44 42 32 22 38 54 57 54 49 36 42 39 37 45 39 50 32 28 27
POP 12HR                     20           5          20           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.01           0           0
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS                   IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS                   IS IS
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     5     5     5     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           5700  5300  3300  2000  5400  5000  2700  1600  5700  5700
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE
T WIND SPD             19    24    24    19    21    27    32    23    29    29


DATE          TUE 07/07/15 WED 07/08/15 THU 07/09/15 FRI 07/10/15
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            77      94      76      95      76      95      75      96
TEMP          79 77 93 88 78 77 93 89 79 77 93 89 78 76 93 91
DEWPT         75 75 73 74 76 75 71 73 75 75 70 71 75 75 71 71
MAX/MIN RH         97      50      98      47      97      45     100      44
RH            90 95 52 64 92 96 49 59 88 94 48 56 90 97 48 52
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR            5       5       0       5       0       5       5       5

$$

TXZ247-042230-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
333 AM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

DATE             SAT 07/04/15            SUN 07/05/15            MON 07/06/15
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                      89          80          89          81          88
TEMP          80 81 85 89 88 86 84 83 80 80 84 89 88 87 83 83 82 82 88 88 88 86
DEWPT         78 78 78 78 78 77 79 78 78 79 78 78 78 77 77 77 77 76 76 76 77 76
MIN/MAX RH                   72          96          71          86          68
RH            86 92 81 72 73 77 85 86 92 95 83 72 73 73 82 83 84 83 70 69 70 74
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD      12 10 11 14 14 14 12 11 11 12 12 16 16 13 13 13 12 11 12 12 13 14
HEAT INDEX    89 89 97103102 97 96 92 88 88 96102103 98 93 93 90 90 99 99 99 96
CLOUDS        SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     41 63 55 47 45 33 33 40 45 45 48 40 40 42 49 38 43 43 45 35 43 34
POP 12HR                     30          10          20           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.01           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS                IS IS
TSTMS            SC IS IS                IS IS
LAL                     3     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3100  3000  2200  1900  2400  2400  1700  1500  2100  2300
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             19    20    20    19    19    23    31    28    27    29


DATE          TUE 07/07/15 WED 07/08/15 THU 07/09/15 FRI 07/10/15
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      87      81      89      81      89      80      89
TEMP          82 81 87 85 82 81 88 86 83 82 89 88 83 81 89 87
DEWPT         76 77 76 77 77 76 75 76 77 76 75 75 76 76 75 74
MAX/MIN RH         86      71      88      66      87      64      87      63
RH            83 86 71 77 85 87 67 73 83 85 65 68 83 85 64 66
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ234-042230-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
333 AM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

DATE             SAT 07/04/15            SUN 07/05/15            MON 07/06/15
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                      92          76          92          77          92
TEMP          76 78 85 91 91 86 82 79 77 78 85 91 91 87 81 80 79 78 86 91 92 87
DEWPT         76 76 77 76 75 74 78 77 76 77 79 75 73 75 76 76 76 76 75 74 75 75
MIN/MAX RH                   59         100          56          95          56
RH            98 95 78 61 60 67 86 93 99 97 82 59 58 68 83 90 91 93 69 58 57 68
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE  S SE  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       3  3  9 12 14 11  8  5  5  4 10 13 13 12 10  9  8  6 11 13 14 13
HEAT INDEX          96103101 95 91          97101100 97 88          96101103 98
CLOUDS        SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     39 58 54 52 41 31 22 34 44 55 52 41 41 43 45 44 52 44 45 32 31 31
POP 12HR                     20           5          20           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.01           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS                   IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS                   IS IS
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           5500  5100  3100  1600  4700  4400  2200  1500  5300  5100
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             14    20    20    16    19    24    26    20    26    27


DATE          TUE 07/07/15 WED 07/08/15 THU 07/09/15 FRI 07/10/15
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            77      92      77      91      76      93      75      93
TEMP          79 78 91 88 78 77 90 87 79 77 92 88 78 76 92 89
DEWPT         76 76 75 76 76 76 74 75 76 75 73 74 75 74 73 73
MAX/MIN RH         97      57      98      57      97      53      96      52
RH            91 95 59 68 93 96 59 67 90 94 54 64 90 93 54 59
PWIND DIR          SE       S      SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5       5       5       5

$$

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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