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FOUS54 KCRP 280829
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
329 AM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015

TXZ245-282215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
329 AM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015

DATE             FRI 08/28/15            SAT 08/29/15            SUN 08/30/15
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          72          91          74          93
TEMP          73 72 81 90 90 83 78 75 73 72 80 88 88 83 79 76 75 74 82 90 91 85
DEWPT         67 67 69 67 67 66 67 68 67 67 68 66 67 68 70 70 71 70 74 71 73 72
MIN/MAX RH                   44          86          46          91          52
RH            88 88 67 49 48 59 69 79 82 86 67 50 50 61 75 82 88 90 75 53 57 66
WIND DIR       S SW  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       2  3  3  4 10  9  5  6  4  0  2  5 10  9  5  5  3  1  1  8  9  9
HEAT INDEX          84 93 93 85             82 91 91 85             88 96 99 91
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     15 11 11 11 11 11 13 15 17 20 39 39 19 24 28 32 37 42 49 44 42 39
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          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     5     5     5     5     3
MIXING HGT           5600  5200  3000  2200  4200  4100  2500  1100  3700  3500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD              6    12    18     8     4    12    11     4     9    16


DATE          MON 08/31/15 TUE 09/01/15 WED 09/02/15 THU 09/03/15
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            76      90      78      91      78      91      77      90
TEMP          79 77 88 84 80 78 89 84 80 78 89 85 79 77 88 84
DEWPT         74 74 73 74 75 74 74 74 75 74 74 74 74 74 74 73
MAX/MIN RH         92      59      89      58      88      57      89      59
RH            87 92 63 72 85 89 62 72 85 87 61 70 85 89 62 70
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      30      30      40      30      30      20      20
RAIN SHWRS       IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-282215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
329 AM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015

DATE             FRI 08/28/15            SAT 08/29/15            SUN 08/30/15
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                      97          66          97          66          95
TEMP          69 66 78 91 96 90 77 71 68 66 78 91 96 90 77 71 68 66 78 90 95 90
DEWPT         65 65 66 62 59 60 62 64 64 64 67 62 61 63 66 68 68 66 71 66 65 68
MIN/MAX RH                   29          96          30         100          37
RH            85 94 66 38 29 37 61 78 88 96 68 39 31 40 69 91100100 80 46 38 48
WIND DIR       S  W  S SE  E SE SE SE  S  N  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       2  1  4  3  5  9  6  3  0  0  1  4  8  9  8  2  2  1  4  5  8 10
HEAT INDEX                                                             92 98 94
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     14 10 10 10 10 11 15 18 18 18 18 21 20 20 19 31 33 35 45 43 39 36
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
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     4     4
MIXING HGT           5600  6300  4100   800  4600  5800  4400   500  4500  4400
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              4    12    13     4     3    11     9     2     5    14


DATE          MON 08/31/15 TUE 09/01/15 WED 09/02/15 THU 09/03/15
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            72      96      74      96      74      97      73      96
TEMP          76 72 92 91 78 74 92 91 78 74 93 92 77 73 92 92
DEWPT         73 72 69 69 74 73 70 69 74 73 70 69 74 73 69 70
MAX/MIN RH        100      41      99      42      98      41      98      41
RH            92100 48 48 88 98 49 49 89 97 48 47 89 97 47 50
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           10      20      10      20      10      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-282215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
329 AM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015

DATE             FRI 08/28/15            SAT 08/29/15            SUN 08/30/15
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          77          89          78          90
TEMP          77 75 81 87 87 83 81 79 78 77 82 86 86 83 82 80 79 78 83 88 88 85
DEWPT         68 68 69 68 68 68 68 69 68 67 69 67 68 69 71 70 72 72 74 72 74 73
MIN/MAX RH                   49          71          50          82          58
RH            80 78 67 54 53 59 64 70 70 71 65 53 55 62 70 74 79 81 74 59 63 68
WIND DIR       S SW  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       3  4  5  4  9  9  5  9  6  1  2  5 10  9  8  8  4  2  2  5  8 10
HEAT INDEX          84 90 90 86 84          85 89 90 87 86          90 94 97 92
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     15 10 10 10 10 10 12 13 17 20 34 26 17 25 26 30 40 42 49 46 43 40
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     5     5     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           4800  4400  3600  3600  4100  3800  2600  1600  3000  2900
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD              8    13    18    12     6    11    14     8     6    14


DATE          MON 08/31/15 TUE 09/01/15 WED 09/02/15 THU 09/03/15
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            80      88      81      89      81      90      81      89
TEMP          82 80 87 85 82 81 88 85 83 81 88 85 82 81 87 85
DEWPT         75 75 74 74 75 75 74 75 75 74 74 74 75 74 75 74
MAX/MIN RH         83      63      82      62      82      61      82      63
RH            80 83 67 72 80 81 65 72 79 80 64 70 79 81 67 70
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      30      30      40      30      30      20      20
RAIN SHWRS       IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-282215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
329 AM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015

DATE             FRI 08/28/15            SAT 08/29/15            SUN 08/30/15
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                      94          67          93          67          92
TEMP          69 66 78 90 94 87 77 72 70 67 78 89 93 87 77 72 70 67 78 88 92 87
DEWPT         66 66 70 64 63 64 65 66 66 67 69 64 64 64 68 70 70 67 72 67 68 70
MIN/MAX RH                   36          99          38         100          45
RH            93100 76 42 36 47 68 82 88 99 73 43 38 46 74 91100100 82 50 46 58
WIND DIR       S  W SW  S  E  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE NE SW  S SE SE
WIND SPD       2  2  4  2  5 11  4  2  0  1  2  4  9  9  4  1  0  1  1  4 12  9
HEAT INDEX                96                      95                   91 96 92
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     16 13 13 13 13 13 16 19 18 17 40 24 21 23 22 31 32 38 47 48 43 38
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
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     4     4
MIXING HGT           6000  6300  3500   200  4700  5100  3700   400  3900  3700
T WIND DIR              S    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE     E    SE     S
T WIND SPD              3     9     9     2     4     9     6     1     5    12


DATE          MON 08/31/15 TUE 09/01/15 WED 09/02/15 THU 09/03/15
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            73      93      74      93      74      92      74      92
TEMP          77 73 90 88 77 74 90 88 78 74 90 88 77 74 90 88
DEWPT         74 73 72 71 74 73 72 73 75 73 72 73 74 73 72 73
MAX/MIN RH         98      50      99      52      94      52      98      52
RH            90 98 56 59 91 99 57 62 90 94 57 61 90 98 57 61
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 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           10      30      20      40      30      30      20      20
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS               SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC 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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