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FOUS54 KCRP 220823
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
323 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

TXZ245-222215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
323 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

DATE             FRI 08/22/14            SAT 08/23/14            SUN 08/24/14
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          82          91          82          90
TEMP          82 82 86 91 91 88 85 84 83 82 86 90 90 88 84 83 82 82 84 88 90 88
DEWPT         79 78 79 75 76 76 77 79 79 77 77 74 73 75 76 76 76 76 76 74 74 75
MIN/MAX RH                   60          90           0          84          60
RH            88 90 80 61 63 68 78 86 89 87 74 61 58 67 77 81 82 84 77 64 60 65
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S SE  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD      10  6  6  9 12 12 11 10  4  3  5  9 11 12  9  6  4  2  2  8 10 10
HEAT INDEX    92 90100101103 98 96 95 93 90 97100 99 98 93 91 89 88 92 97 99 98
CLOUDS        FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     17 21 27 22 12 17  9 15 24 26 30 24  9 16 29 36 45 55 44 41 34 14
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     5     5     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           4400  4200  1700  1800  5300  5000  2000  1200  2600  3000
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             14    16    20    17    12    17    16     8     4    13


DATE          MON 08/25/14 TUE 08/26/14 WED 08/27/14 THU 08/28/14
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            82      90      81      90      80      90      80      91
TEMP          83 82 88 89 83 81 88 89 82 80 88 88 82 80 88 89
DEWPT         76 76 74 75 75 76 73 73 75 75 73 75 76 75 73 75
MAX/MIN RH         84      59      85      56      85      61      87      60
RH            81 83 63 64 79 85 61 61 82 85 63 67 86 87 62 66
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S       S       S      SE      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      10      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS                                  IS IS    IS IS IS
TSTMS                                       IS IS    IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-222215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
323 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

DATE             FRI 08/22/14            SAT 08/23/14            SUN 08/24/14
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         100          76         100
TEMP          79 78 88 97101 94 85 81 78 76 87 96100 96 85 80 78 76 84 95100 96
DEWPT         77 77 76 68 66 68 72 75 76 75 74 68 68 68 71 74 75 75 72 68 66 68
MIN/MAX RH                   32          95           0          96          34
RH            90 95 67 39 32 43 65 81 92 95 66 41 36 41 63 81 91 96 69 42 34 42
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       9  5 10 10 11 16 11  8  4  4  6  9 10 14 10  5  4  3  4  6  9 13
HEAT INDEX          98103106 99 90 87       95101106101 90 85       89100104101
CLOUDS        B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     52 27 22  6 12 13 11 29 25 37 26 29 40 36 27 36 45 42 33 32 32 18
POP 12HR                      5           5          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           6700  9500  3700  1500  7900  9400  4300   800  4900  6200
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             18    17    24    18    16    16    18    11    10    13


DATE          MON 08/25/14 TUE 08/26/14 WED 08/27/14 THU 08/28/14
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     100      75     100      75      99      76     100
TEMP          80 76 95 96 79 75 94 95 80 75 94 95 80 76 95 96
DEWPT         74 75 69 66 73 74 66 65 72 74 69 68 75 73 68 67
MAX/MIN RH         95      34      98      31      95      36      91      34
RH            82 95 44 38 82 98 39 36 77 95 45 41 83 90 41 39
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10       5      10      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS       IS IS
TSTMS                                          IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-222215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
323 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

DATE             FRI 08/22/14            SAT 08/23/14            SUN 08/24/14
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          82          90          81          90
TEMP          83 82 87 90 90 87 85 84 84 82 87 90 90 86 84 82 82 81 84 88 90 88
DEWPT         79 78 80 76 78 77 77 79 79 78 77 75 75 76 77 76 76 76 76 75 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   63          87           0          84          64
RH            88 89 79 64 68 72 77 83 86 86 73 61 62 73 79 82 83 84 78 67 64 68
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      11  9  6  9 11 12 12 11  9  5  5  8 10 12 10  9  6  3  2  5  9 10
HEAT INDEX    95 92103103105 98 96 96 95 91 99100100 97 93 90 89 89 93 98101 99
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     16 20 25 20 12 18 11 15 19 18 22 18 13 15 35 35 42 54 49 35 37 15
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           2400  2200  1800  2000  3400  3100  1600  1100  2300  2600
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             16    14    20    18    12    17    17    10     3    13


DATE          MON 08/25/14 TUE 08/26/14 WED 08/27/14 THU 08/28/14
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      81      90      80      89      80      91
TEMP          83 81 88 88 83 81 88 88 82 80 87 88 82 80 88 89
DEWPT         77 76 75 76 76 76 74 75 76 76 75 77 77 76 75 77
MAX/MIN RH         84      62      84      60      85      64      87      61
RH            81 84 66 66 79 84 63 64 82 85 66 70 86 86 64 67
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S       S       S      SE      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      10      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS                                  IS IS    IS IS IS
TSTMS                                       IS IS    IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-222215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
323 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

DATE             FRI 08/22/14            SAT 08/23/14            SUN 08/24/14
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                      99          77         100          76         100
TEMP          79 79 89 96 97 91 83 79 79 77 89 97 97 95 84 80 77 76 83 94100 95
DEWPT         77 77 79 70 72 74 75 76 77 77 78 71 70 71 74 76 76 75 74 71 71 72
MIN/MAX RH                   40          99           0          98          40
RH            94 94 73 43 45 57 77 89 96 99 71 44 42 47 73 88 95 98 75 47 40 47
WIND DIR       S SE  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE NE  E  S SE SE
WIND SPD       5  3  8  9 11 16  8  5  3  2  4  8 11 14  5  2  2  2  1  4 10 11
HEAT INDEX         105103106100 90         102105105102 92          90102109104
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     51 27 28 25 11 14  6 19 40 35 44 33 30 15 25 36 45 46 32 25 34 10
POP 12HR                      5           5          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     4     5     5     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           7200  7600  2500  1600  8100  7900  3500   500  4400  5300
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S     S     S    SE     E    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             14    16    20    17    12    16     9     2     5    11


DATE          MON 08/25/14 TUE 08/26/14 WED 08/27/14 THU 08/28/14
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     100      75     100      76     100      76     100
TEMP          80 76 94 95 79 75 94 95 80 76 94 95 80 76 94 95
DEWPT         76 75 71 69 75 74 70 69 74 74 71 72 74 75 71 72
MAX/MIN RH         97      38      98      37      96      40      98      39
RH            88 97 47 43 87 98 45 42 84 96 46 47 84 98 47 46
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S       S       S       S       S      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      10       5      10      10      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS                                  IS IS    IS IS IS
TSTMS                                       IS 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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