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FOUS54 KCRP 020256 AAA
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
956 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

TXZ245-021015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
956 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

DATE           10/01/14      THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14            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
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          88          77          84          66
TEMP                82 81 80 79 83 87 88 83 80 79 77 77 80 84 84 78 72 70 67 66
DEWPT               78 78 78 77 77 77 77 77 78 78 76 74 72 69 67 66 62 60 58 57
MAX/MIN RH                   94          71          99          57          73
RH                  86 91 93 93 83 73 71 83 94 98 97 97 78 61 57 66 69 71 72 73
WIND DIR            SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W  W NW  N  N  N NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD             5  9  9  9 11 12 12 11 10  8  6  5  9 12 12 11 12 12 12 11
HEAT INDEX          91 88       93 99101 93                87 87
CLOUDS              SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)           43 61 65 73 59 56 54 52 59 65 76 86 71 54 47 40 34 28 26 23
POP 12HR                     20          20          50          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.06        0.37        0.09           0
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                              IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
LAL                           1     1     2     2     3     3     1     1     1
HAINES                        4     3     3     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                  500  1900  2000   700  1700  1700  3200  2900   900
T WIND DIR                    S     S     S     S    SW     N     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD                   18    20    20    21    16    16    21    21    21


DATE           10/04 SUN 10/05/14 MON 10/06/14 TUE 10/07/14 WED 10/08/14
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            80      70      82      74      84      75      85      76      85
TEMP          79 77 72 70 81 79 75 74 84 81 77 75 84 82 78 76 84 82
DEWPT         56 58 58 63 65 68 68 69 69 70 70 71 70 72 71 70 70 72
MIN/MAX RH         44      78      58      86      62      88      64      84      63
RH            44 52 63 78 58 68 78 86 62 70 80 88 64 72 81 84 63 72
PWIND DIR          NE       E      SE      SE       S       S       S      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR            5      10      10      10      10      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                                             IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-021015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
956 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

DATE           10/01/14      THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14            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
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          95          71          86          61
TEMP                81 79 77 76 84 93 95 88 79 75 72 73 80 85 86 78 70 66 63 61
DEWPT               77 76 76 76 74 73 73 74 75 75 72 72 70 64 61 59 55 54 52 50
MAX/MIN RH                   98          50         100          44          67
RH                  86 90 98 98 74 53 50 62 89100100 99 74 49 44 52 60 64 66 67
WIND DIR            SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  E  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD            10  8  6  6  8 10 10  9  6  5  5  8 10 11 10  8  6  6  6  6
HEAT INDEX          89          91102105 97
CLOUDS              SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)           32 55 67 71 54 50 52 55 62 70 70 70 60 40 35 29 26 22 23 23
POP 12HR                     10          10          50          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.38        0.05           0
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                                    SC SC SC SC IS IS
LAL                           1     1     1     3     3     2     1     1     1
HAINES                        3     3     4     4     3     4     5     5     4
MIXING HGT                  400  3600  4000  1700  1500  1700  3300  2900   900
T WIND DIR                    S     S     S     S     S     N    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD                   18    19    18    21    17    17    17    12    12


DATE           10/04 SUN 10/05/14 MON 10/06/14 TUE 10/07/14 WED 10/08/14
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            82      63      86      68      88      70      88      71      88
TEMP          80 76 67 63 84 80 71 68 87 82 73 70 87 83 74 71 87 83
DEWPT         51 54 56 59 63 65 66 66 67 66 68 68 67 68 70 69 68 68
MIN/MAX RH         36      86      49      95      49      95      50      93      51
RH            37 47 69 86 49 62 82 95 53 59 83 95 52 61 86 93 53 59
PWIND DIR          NE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5      10      10      10      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ247-021015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
956 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

DATE           10/01/14      THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14            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
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                      81          86          78          84          69
TEMP                83 82 81 81 83 86 86 81 80 80 78 78 81 83 84 79 74 72 70 69
DEWPT               78 78 78 78 78 78 78 78 79 78 77 75 73 70 69 68 66 62 61 60
MAX/MIN RH                   92          76          97          61          75
RH                  84 90 92 91 84 77 76 89 95 96 96 93 78 65 61 68 75 71 73 72
WIND DIR             S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W  W NW  N  N  N NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD             6 11 11 11 11 12 12 12 11 10  8  4  9 13 13 13 13 14 14 13
HEAT INDEX          93 91 89 89 93 98 99 90 88          85 88 87
CLOUDS              SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)           43 60 66 72 57 56 54 52 58 64 75 87 74 58 50 41 36 31 28 25
POP 12HR                     20          20          50          40          10
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.06        0.29        0.18           0
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                              IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
LAL                           1     1     2     2     3     3     2     1     1
HAINES                        4     3     4     4     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                  600  1500  1600   400  1700  1900  3200  2900  1300
T WIND DIR                    S     S     S     S    SW    NW     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD                   20    19    20    23    16    17    24    25    26


DATE           10/04 SUN 10/05/14 MON 10/06/14 TUE 10/07/14 WED 10/08/14
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            80      73      82      76      84      77      84      78      86
TEMP          80 78 74 73 81 80 77 76 83 81 78 77 83 82 79 78 85 83
DEWPT         58 60 60 65 66 68 69 70 70 71 71 72 71 72 71 71 71 73
MIN/MAX RH         47      75      60      82      65      85      66      81      63
RH            47 53 62 75 60 68 75 82 65 72 78 85 66 73 78 81 63 72
PWIND DIR          NE       E      SE       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10      10      10      10      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                                             IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-021015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
956 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

DATE           10/01/14      THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14            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
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                      77          94          73          85          61
TEMP                80 78 77 77 85 93 94 87 78 75 74 73 79 84 85 77 69 65 62 61
DEWPT               77 77 77 76 76 76 75 75 76 75 74 72 69 64 61 59 55 53 52 51
MAX/MIN RH                   99          55         100          45          70
RH                  93 95 98 98 75 57 55 68 95100100 99 72 52 45 55 62 65 68 70
WIND DIR            SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE
WIND SPD             8  6  5  4  8 11 11  9  6  4  4  6  9 10  9  8  6  6  6  5
HEAT INDEX                      94106106 96
CLOUDS              SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)           42 59 61 73 60 57 57 57 64 71 77 83 59 37 32 28 25 22 20 17
POP 12HR                     10          20          60          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.07        0.62        0.05           0
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS SC SC NM NM IS IS
TSTMS                              IS IS SC SC NM NM IS IS
LAL                           1     1     2     3     4     2     1     1     1
HAINES                        3     3     4     4     3     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT                  200  3300  3500  1300  2000  2400  3100  2800   800
T WIND DIR                    S     S     S     S     W     N     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD                   16    19    20    18    16    16    16    12    11


DATE           10/04 SUN 10/05/14 MON 10/06/14 TUE 10/07/14 WED 10/08/14
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            81      62      83      68      86      70      87      72      86
TEMP          80 75 66 62 82 78 71 68 85 81 73 70 86 82 75 72 85 82
DEWPT         49 53 52 57 63 66 65 65 67 68 67 68 69 70 69 67 69 70
MIN/MAX RH         34      82      53      90      53      93      56      86      57
RH            34 46 61 82 53 66 80 90 54 65 83 93 58 67 83 86 58 66
PWIND DIR          NE      SE      SE       S       S       S       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR            5       5      10      10      10      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS       IS IS
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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