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FOUS54 KCRP 290852 AAA
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
352 AM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

TXZ245-292215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
352 AM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

DATE             SUN 05/29/16            MON 05/30/16            TUE 05/31/16
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                      86          77          86          77          86
TEMP          79 79 84 86 84 81 78 77 78 78 83 86 84 83 79 78 77 77 82 86 86 84
DEWPT         75 75 74 74 74 74 73 74 73 73 72 72 73 75 73 72 73 74 73 73 73 73
MIN/MAX RH                   68          90          64          92          65
RH            90 88 74 68 73 80 87 90 85 84 70 64 70 78 82 83 88 91 74 65 66 72
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       9  6  9 14 16 14  8 10  6  8  8 12 14 12 11 10  9  9 10 12 12 12
HEAT INDEX          91 94 91 86             89 92 89 90             88 92 93 90
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     70 71 60 41 41 40 47 60 70 66 57 47 41 46 56 67 73 78 73 67 65 63
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0        0.08
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS                                     IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS                                     IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           3200  3400  2600  2500  4300  3900  2400  2100  3700  3600
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             19    27    17    13    16    23    17    16    17    17


DATE          WED 06/01/16 THU 06/02/16 FRI 06/03/16 SAT 06/04/16
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      86      77      84      72      84      71      83
TEMP          81 80 85 83 80 77 83 82 76 72 82 81 74 71 82 79
DEWPT         74 75 75 74 75 75 73 72 72 69 69 68 68 65 65 65
MAX/MIN RH         87      70      94      72      91      61      85      55
RH            82 86 71 74 85 93 72 72 88 91 64 66 80 83 58 63
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       W       N       N       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      30      40      60      40      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-292215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
352 AM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

DATE             SUN 05/29/16            MON 05/30/16            TUE 05/31/16
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          74          90          73          91
TEMP          77 76 84 89 91 89 80 76 75 74 82 87 90 85 78 76 75 74 82 89 90 85
DEWPT         75 75 73 71 71 71 72 73 72 73 71 71 70 69 71 72 72 72 72 71 71 71
MIN/MAX RH                   52          95          53          96          52
RH            94 94 72 56 52 56 78 90 92 94 71 59 53 59 78 88 93 95 71 55 53 65
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE  E
WIND SPD       8  4  9 16 16 13  9  6  5  5  8 11 14 12 10  8  5  5  8 10 11 12
HEAT INDEX          90 95 98 95             87 93 95 89             87 95 97 90
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     68 72 67 51 53 54 62 62 71 73 65 57 62 61 70 79 82 86 79 71 70 70
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.01        0.05        0.04        0.23
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     2     2     2     1     2     2     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  4     5     5     6     6     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           4800  5100  2600  1800  4800  6300  3400  1500  6000  5600
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             18    28    16    10    14    23    14    11    14    20


DATE          WED 06/01/16 THU 06/02/16 FRI 06/03/16 SAT 06/04/16
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            75      90      73      87      69      86      65      87
TEMP          76 75 88 85 76 74 85 86 74 69 82 84 69 66 83 83
DEWPT         72 74 73 72 73 73 72 71 70 68 67 63 62 61 61 63
MAX/MIN RH         97      58     100      62      97      49      88      44
RH            90 97 61 67 95 98 66 62 89 95 60 51 78 85 49 50
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       E      NE       N       N       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR           20      40      50      60      30      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ247-292215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
352 AM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

DATE             SUN 05/29/16            MON 05/30/16            TUE 05/31/16
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                      85          78          84          78          85
TEMP          80 80 83 85 83 82 80 78 79 79 82 84 82 83 80 80 79 78 83 85 85 83
DEWPT         76 75 75 75 75 75 74 74 74 73 72 72 73 75 73 72 74 75 74 73 73 74
MIN/MAX RH                   72          88          68          91          68
RH            88 85 77 72 78 80 83 88 84 83 73 68 73 79 79 78 84 90 75 68 69 75
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD      12  9 10 16 16 16 10 11  9 10  9 12 14 12 13 12 12 11 12 13 13 13
HEAT INDEX       83 90 93 90 88 85          87 90 88 90 85 82       90 91 92 90
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     65 72 61 42 41 41 46 61 69 66 56 47 41 46 56 67 73 79 73 67 65 63
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0        0.07
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS                                     IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS                                     IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           2600  2900  2600  2500  3800  3400  2500  2600  2700  3000
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             21    28    20    18    18    23    19    18    18    17


DATE          WED 06/01/16 THU 06/02/16 FRI 06/03/16 SAT 06/04/16
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      84      77      83      74      83      74      83
TEMP          82 81 84 83 81 77 81 82 78 74 81 81 77 74 82 80
DEWPT         75 75 75 74 76 75 73 72 72 70 69 69 69 67 66 66
MAX/MIN RH         84      73      95      74      89      63      80      56
RH            80 84 74 76 87 95 78 74 85 89 67 67 76 80 59 61
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       N       N       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      30      40      60      40      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-292215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
352 AM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

DATE             SUN 05/29/16            MON 05/30/16            TUE 05/31/16
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                      88          73          87          73          87
TEMP          75 77 84 88 88 82 76 73 74 74 83 87 87 84 78 75 74 73 83 87 87 85
DEWPT         74 74 74 73 72 72 72 73 72 72 73 70 72 71 71 71 71 72 71 71 72 72
MIN/MAX RH                   59          98          58          96          59
RH            97 92 72 60 59 71 89 98 94 93 71 58 60 64 79 86 90 94 68 59 60 67
WIND DIR       E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD       4  3  6 13 14 12  6  4  4  5  6 10 12 11  6  4  3  4  6  9 11 10
HEAT INDEX          92 96 95 87             89 93 94 89             88 93 93 91
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     74 72 60 40 44 43 50 61 71 68 63 59 52 48 56 64 72 79 77 74 69 65
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.02           0        0.13
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           4200  4200  2200  2000  4600  4600  2800  1700  5000  4800
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE
T WIND SPD             16    25    13     8    14    20    13    11    14    16


DATE          WED 06/01/16 THU 06/02/16 FRI 06/03/16 SAT 06/04/16
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            75      87      73      85      68      83      66      85
TEMP          77 76 87 83 75 73 84 83 72 68 81 80 69 67 82 81
DEWPT         73 74 74 73 73 73 73 72 70 68 69 68 64 64 65 66
MAX/MIN RH         97      66     100      69     100      61      91      52
RH            89 95 66 72 93100 70 69 95 98 66 65 83 89 57 60
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       E       N       N       N       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      40      50      60      40      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC 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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