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FOUS54 KCRP 282033
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
333 PM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

TXZ245-291015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
333 PM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

DATE           07/28/16      FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16            SUN
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          91          80          90          80
TEMP          89 87 85 84 83 81 87 90 90 87 84 82 82 80 86 88 87 85 81 81 82 80
DEWPT         75 77 76 78 77 77 76 76 76 76 77 77 77 76 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77
MAX/MIN RH                   90          63          90          67          93
RH            63 71 76 82 85 89 71 64 63 70 80 83 86 90 77 70 74 78 89 89 87 93
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE  S SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8  9  6  6  5  3  4  8 10 10  9  8  6  5  6  9 12 12 11 10  8  5
HEAT INDEX    99 99 94 94 92 88 99101101 98 93 91 89    97 99 98 96 89 89 90
CLOUDS        SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC B2 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     43 53 62 62 75 79 79 57 37 33 34 46 57 44 70 28 17  9 17 26 33 39
POP 12HR                     10          20           5          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03           0        0.01           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC             IS IS IS IS                   IS IS
TSTMS         SC             IS IS IS IS                   IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1900  1100  2700  2600  1900  2000  4800  4600  1800  1400
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S    SE     S
T WIND SPD             13     8    10    17    17    12    14    24    26    19


DATE           07/31 MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16 WED 08/03/16 THU 08/04/16
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            90      79      90      79      91      79      89      79      91
TEMP          88 85 81 79 88 85 80 79 88 85 80 79 87 84 81 79 88 85
DEWPT         77 77 77 77 76 77 77 77 76 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77
MIN/MAX RH         67      95      65      96      65      95      69      94      65
RH            71 79 90 95 69 77 91 96 70 78 92 95 72 79 90 94 70 77
PWIND DIR           S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5       5       5       5       5       5       5      10

$$

TXZ231-291015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
333 PM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

DATE           07/28/16      FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16            SUN
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          99          75         100          77
TEMP          95 91 84 80 79 78 89 97 99 94 83 79 77 75 88 96100 96 86 82 79 77
DEWPT         71 72 75 76 76 75 75 71 71 71 74 75 76 75 75 70 69 73 76 76 76 75
MAX/MIN RH                   96          40          99          37          93
RH            46 55 76 85 91 93 64 42 40 47 74 87 94 99 66 44 37 49 71 83 90 93
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE  S SE SE SE  S SE  E
WIND SPD       9  9  6  5  3  2  4  6 10 12  9  6  4  3  5  6 10 14 11  9  5  2
HEAT INDEX   103 99 92 86       99105107101 90          97103107106 96 89
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     71 70 57 61 74 78 76 74 60 37 32 38 40 44 33 44 33 22 19 16 23 17
POP 12HR                     20          20           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.03           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS             IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC IS             IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3100   900  5000  4900  3700  1600  8100  9100  4000  1700
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             13     5     8    18    16     9    12    20    25    17


DATE           07/31 MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16 WED 08/03/16 THU 08/04/16
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           101      75     102      75     102      75     102      77     101
TEMP          97 96 80 75 97 96 80 75 97 97 81 75 97 97 82 77 97 96
DEWPT         70 73 76 75 69 69 76 74 70 71 76 75 69 71 76 75 69 72
MIN/MAX RH         37     100      35      98      35      98      36      93      37
RH            42 47 87100 41 41 85 98 41 43 85 98 40 44 82 93 41 45
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW
POP 12HR           10       5       5       0       5       0       5       0       5

$$

TXZ247-291015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
333 PM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

DATE           07/28/16      FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16            SUN
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                      83          90          82          89          82
TEMP          88 88 86 86 85 83 87 88 89 87 85 84 84 82 87 89 89 86 85 84 83 82
DEWPT         75 77 77 77 77 77 77 76 76 76 77 77 77 77 78 77 78 77 77 77 77 77
MAX/MIN RH                   83          68          84          68          86
RH            65 71 75 77 78 83 73 69 68 72 78 80 80 84 74 68 71 73 77 80 83 86
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE  S SE SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       9 10 10 11 10  6  4  8 10 11 10 10  9  8  8  9 11 13 13 12 11  9
HEAT INDEX    98 99 96 97 95 92 98 99100 98 95 93 93 91 99101101 97 94 94 92 90
CLOUDS        SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     43 52 61 65 74 78 80 56 40 33 36 47 55 43 55 13 15 10 18 26 31 40
POP 12HR                     10          20           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC             IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC             IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     4     4     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           1900  1500  2200  2100  1900  2400  3200  3000  2000  2200
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             19    13    11    17    19    16    16    24    28    24


DATE           07/31 MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16 WED 08/03/16 THU 08/04/16
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            89      82      89      81      89      81      89      82      90
TEMP          89 86 84 82 89 86 83 81 89 86 83 81 89 86 84 82 90 87
DEWPT         77 78 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77
MIN/MAX RH         69      87      68      88      68      89      69      87      68
RH            69 76 80 87 69 75 83 88 69 75 81 89 69 75 81 87 68 74
PWIND DIR           S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5       5       5       5       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ234-291015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
333 PM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

DATE           07/28/16      FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16            SUN
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          96          75          95          77
TEMP          91 89 82 79 78 76 87 94 96 91 82 79 77 75 88 92 95 92 83 80 78 77
DEWPT         72 73 75 75 76 75 75 73 72 73 75 76 75 75 75 72 73 72 74 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   99          47         100          48          94
RH            55 60 79 88 94 95 68 51 47 55 79 89 93100 65 52 49 53 73 86 92 94
WIND DIR       S  S SE SE  S SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD       9  9  5  4  3  2  2  5 10 10  5  4  3  2  3  6 10 13  6  8  5  2
HEAT INDEX    98 97 89          98104105100 89          97100104101 90
CLOUDS        SC B1 SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     50 57 50 73 78 79 80 64 53 27 36 38 53 53 73 53 28  9 17 25 33 37
POP 12HR                     10          20           5          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03           0        0.08           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC             IS IS IS IS                   IS IS
TSTMS         SC             IS IS IS IS                   IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     2     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2600   700  3900  3800  3000  1300  8000  7800  2500   900
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             11     4     6    16    13     6     9    20    24    11


DATE           07/31 MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16 WED 08/03/16 THU 08/04/16
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            95      76      98      76      98      75      97      76      97
TEMP          93 92 79 76 95 94 79 76 95 94 78 75 94 94 80 76 95 94
DEWPT         72 73 75 75 72 71 75 74 72 72 75 74 72 73 75 75 72 72
MIN/MAX RH         47      98      43      95      43      98      44      95      45
RH            50 53 88 98 48 47 86 95 48 48 89 98 49 50 85 95 48 48
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW SC SC FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5       5       5       5       5       5       5      10

$$

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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