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FOUS54 KCRP 281957
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
257 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

TXZ245-291015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
257 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

DATE           03/28/15      SUN 03/29/15            MON 03/30/15            TUE
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                      65          80          67          79          67
TEMP          77 74 69 67 66 65 71 78 80 76 71 69 68 69 72 78 77 71 70 70 69 67
DEWPT         54 57 60 61 62 62 64 64 64 64 64 64 65 65 65 67 67 66 65 65 65 65
MAX/MIN RH                   93          59          93          69          95
RH            45 57 75 83 89 93 78 62 59 67 81 86 92 86 78 69 73 86 83 84 86 94
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      12 11 10 10 10  9 13 14 16 16 12 10  8  4  8 10 10 10  8  5  5  8
CLOUDS        CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)      5  4  8 16 24 31 28 29 32 27 35 36 52 54 58 61 60 59 66 70 71 84
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   SC
TSTMS                                                                        SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1600   900  2400  2400  2300  1600  2000  2000  1200   900
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             33    32    28    28    31    26    21    18    18    19


DATE           03/31 WED 04/01/15 THU 04/02/15 FRI 04/03/15 SAT 04/04/15
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            78      65      76      67      79      68      79      67      74
TEMP          78 77 68 65 75 75 69 67 79 78 71 68 79 79 70 67 74 74
DEWPT         67 66 65 64 66 66 65 65 69 69 65 66 68 69 65 61 60 59
MIN/MAX RH         69      98      74      97      72      95      70      84      60
RH            72 70 90 98 74 75 89 96 72 73 83 94 70 72 83 82 62 61
PWIND DIR           S      SE       S       S       S       S       S       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR           30      50      50       5       5       5      10      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC                         IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC                         IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-291015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
257 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

DATE           03/28/15      SUN 03/29/15            MON 03/30/15            TUE
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                      56          87          64          84          66
TEMP          84 76 64 61 58 56 69 83 87 80 71 68 65 65 70 80 83 78 71 69 68 66
DEWPT         39 46 54 56 58 56 61 60 59 62 64 64 63 62 65 67 66 67 65 64 64 65
MAX/MIN RH                  100          39          94          58          96
RH            20 34 68 83100100 77 47 39 53 79 86 93 90 84 65 58 70 81 84 87 96
WIND DIR       S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      12  9 10  9  8  6 12 14 14 17 13  9  6  5  9 10 10 11 11  8  5  6
HEAT INDEX                                                    85
CLOUDS        CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV
CLOUDS(%)      4  3  4 12 23 30 24 19 11 19 31 36 53 78 67 60 61 62 68 72 74 89
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   SC
TSTMS                                                                        SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2700   600  3100  3100  2700  1500  2400  3100  1900   900
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             29    29    26    23    26    23    18    18    19    17


DATE           03/31 WED 04/01/15 THU 04/02/15 FRI 04/03/15 SAT 04/04/15
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      65      82      64      89      65      89      66      76
TEMP          80 80 69 65 82 81 69 64 89 88 71 65 89 88 72 66 75 75
DEWPT         66 66 64 63 66 66 65 63 68 68 65 65 68 69 65 59 57 57
MIN/MAX RH         61      95      59      99      51      98      51      80      53
RH            61 63 85 92 59 61 87 96 51 53 81 97 51 53 80 79 54 54
PWIND DIR           S      SE       S      SE       S      SE      SE       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           40      60      20       5       5       5       5      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM IS                            IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM IS                            IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-291015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
257 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

DATE           03/28/15      SUN 03/29/15            MON 03/30/15            TUE
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                      66          77          68          76          68
TEMP          74 72 69 68 67 66 71 76 77 75 71 69 68 69 71 75 74 70 70 70 70 68
DEWPT         57 59 61 62 63 64 64 64 65 64 65 65 66 64 64 66 67 66 65 65 65 66
MAX/MIN RH                   91          65          92          74          93
RH            55 65 77 83 89 91 79 66 65 70 81 85 92 83 79 74 78 86 83 84 85 92
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S
WIND SPD      12 11 11 12 12 11 14 14 14 16 13 12 10  6  8  9  9 10  8  6  6  9
CLOUDS        CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)      5  4  9 15 24 30 28 31 33 27 34 36 51 45 54 59 57 56 65 71 72 83
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   SC
TSTMS                                                                        SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1500  1200  2100  2300  2200  1700  1600  1600  1100   900
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             33    32    28    29    31    26    21    18    19    20


DATE           03/31 WED 04/01/15 THU 04/02/15 FRI 04/03/15 SAT 04/04/15
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            77      66      73      68      77      69      77      68      72
TEMP          77 76 69 66 73 73 69 68 77 76 71 69 77 77 70 68 72 72
DEWPT         67 66 65 65 66 66 66 66 68 68 66 66 67 68 65 62 60 60
MIN/MAX RH         70      95      77      95      74      93      72      85      66
RH            72 70 88 95 78 78 89 95 74 75 84 93 72 74 84 81 67 66
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S       S       S       S       S       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV OV B2 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR           30      50      50       5       5       5      10      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC                         IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC                         IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-291015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
257 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

DATE           03/28/15      SUN 03/29/15            MON 03/30/15            TUE
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                      58          83          64          82          65
TEMP          81 74 65 63 60 58 69 80 83 77 70 67 65 66 72 78 80 74 68 68 67 65
DEWPT         46 51 55 58 59 58 62 62 61 62 63 64 64 63 65 65 65 66 64 64 64 64
MAX/MIN RH                  100          49          97          60          99
RH            29 44 70 87 97100 79 55 49 60 81 88 96 91 80 63 62 77 86 87 89 97
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S SE
WIND SPD      14 11  8  6  8  5 12 17 18 16 11  9  6  4  8 11 11 11  9  5  4  5
CLOUDS        CL CL FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)      4  4  9 18 27 34 27 25 26 27 34 38 55 75 68 64 61 58 62 65 68 86
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   SC
TSTMS                                                                        SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1800   700  3100  3000  2300  1500  2600  2800  1500   800
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             34    32    27    28    29    25    20    18    18    18


DATE           03/31 WED 04/01/15 THU 04/02/15 FRI 04/03/15 SAT 04/04/15
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      66      79      65      83      66      84      65      75
TEMP          81 80 70 66 79 78 69 65 82 82 70 66 83 83 70 65 75 74
DEWPT         67 65 64 63 66 66 65 64 69 70 65 65 68 69 62 59 57 58
MIN/MAX RH         59      95      64      99      65     100      60      81      54
RH            62 60 83 91 64 65 88 98 65 68 82 97 60 63 77 81 54 58
PWIND DIR           S      SE       S       S       S       S       S       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR           30      50      50      10       5       5      10      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC                         IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         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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