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FOUS54 KCRP 230933
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
333 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

TXZ245-232215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
333 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

DATE             SUN 11/23/14            MON 11/24/14            TUE 11/25/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      82          51          67          45          67
TEMP             66 70 80 80 71 63 57 55 52 57 65 67 60 54 51 48 47 52 63 65 58
DEWPT            61 61 58 56 57 56 52 50 46 45 42 40 38 42 38 43 38 42 39 37 35
MIN/MAX RH                   44          84          38          80          35
RH               86 74 47 44 60 77 82 84 81 65 43 38 44 64 60 80 70 70 41 35 42
WIND DIR          W  W SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N NE NE  N
WIND SPD          9  9 10 11  8  6  6 14 13 11 11  9  4  4  4  5  6  9  9  5  5
CLOUDS           SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)        29 25 10  7 12 20 17 21 25 24 26 28 19 15 24 35 38 40 33 27 15
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           1800  2400  1400  1500  2600  3300  2300   700  4000  3800
T WIND DIR              W     W     W     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE     N
T WIND SPD             20    21    24    27    24    12    12    16    11     5


DATE               WED 11/26/14  THU 11/27/14  FRI 11/28/14  SAT 11/29/14
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            43    68      52    71      58    72      62    72
TEMP          48   43 64 62 55   52 68 66 60   58 70 68 63   62 71 68
DEWPT         34   37 40 41 42   45 51 53 53   53 57 57 57   58 61 61
MAX/MIN RH         79    37      78    52      85    60      88    68
RH            57   79 41 47 62   77 54 64 78   85 62 70 80   88 72 78
PWIND DIR           N    SW      SW     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5    10      10    10

$$

TXZ231-232215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
333 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

DATE             SUN 11/23/14            MON 11/24/14            TUE 11/25/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      84          47          69          43          67
TEMP             59 64 80 83 75 62 55 51 48 54 66 69 62 53 49 46 44 50 63 66 60
DEWPT            55 53 51 48 49 48 47 44 41 41 37 34 33 37 30 36 28 33 31 27 30
MIN/MAX RH                   29          78          28          68          23
RH               87 67 37 29 40 60 74 78 76 60 34 28 33 53 47 68 52 53 30 23 32
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E NE NE  N NE NW  N
WIND SPD          6  8 10 11  6  5  5 11  9  8  8  6  3  3  3  3  4  5  3  5  3
CLOUDS           FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        20 23  3  3  9 21 17 21 25 24 22 23 14 10 14 15 26 15 16 24 14
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     5     5     5     5     6
MIXING HGT           2300  5500  3500  1400  3000  3600  2500   300  4000  3900
T WIND DIR              W     W     W     N     N     N     E    NE     N    NW
T WIND SPD             19    23    21    24    18     8    10    11     8     9


DATE               WED 11/26/14  THU 11/27/14  FRI 11/28/14  SAT 11/29/14
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            39    69      44    73      52    74      56    74
TEMP          46   39 65 59 48   44 69 64 56   52 71 67 59   56 71 67
DEWPT         28   33 36 33 36   36 44 48 50   49 55 55 55   54 59 59
MAX/MIN RH         78    28      74    39      88    52      93    60
RH            50   77 34 38 63   73 41 54 80   88 57 64 85   93 66 74
PWIND DIR           N    SW       S     S      SE     S      SE    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5     5       5    10

$$

TXZ247-232215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
333 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

DATE             SUN 11/23/14            MON 11/24/14            TUE 11/25/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      80          55          68          48          68
TEMP             67 71 79 79 72 65 60 58 56 59 66 67 62 57 54 52 51 54 65 66 61
DEWPT            62 61 58 58 59 58 54 52 48 47 43 42 40 44 41 46 41 45 41 40 37
MIN/MAX RH                   47          81          40          80          38
RH               83 72 49 48 64 78 81 81 75 63 43 40 45 63 60 80 70 70 42 38 42
WIND DIR          W  W SW SW SW SW  W  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  N NE NE  N
WIND SPD         10 10 10 11  9  6  8 17 14 12 12  9  6  6  6  8  9 11 11  8  8
CLOUDS           SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)        28 25 10  8 12 21 17 20 25 24 27 30 19 18 29 34 38 39 33 28 14
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     6     6     4     4     4     4     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           1400  1400  1200  1800  2500  3100  2700  1300  4300  4100
T WIND DIR              W     W     W     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE     N
T WIND SPD             20    21    24    27    24    13    12    16    11     6


DATE               WED 11/26/14  THU 11/27/14  FRI 11/28/14  SAT 11/29/14
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            47    68      56    71      60    72      64    72
TEMP          52   47 65 63 58   56 69 67 62   60 71 69 66   64 71 68
DEWPT         36   39 41 42 44   48 52 54 54   55 57 58 57   59 62 61
MAX/MIN RH         74    39      74    52      82    60      83    70
RH            54   74 42 46 59   74 54 62 75   82 62 67 74   83 74 78
PWIND DIR           N    SW      SW     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5    10      10    10

$$

TXZ234-232215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
333 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

DATE             SUN 11/23/14            MON 11/24/14            TUE 11/25/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      83          47          67          42          66
TEMP             62 65 79 81 69 60 53 50 48 55 65 67 59 50 47 45 43 49 61 64 56
DEWPT            58 59 55 53 53 52 49 44 42 41 39 36 33 37 29 35 28 36 33 29 30
MIN/MAX RH                   38          84          31          69          26
RH               88 79 44 38 56 74 85 82 81 60 38 32 37 60 49 69 57 63 34 26 38
WIND DIR         SW  W  W SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  N NE  N  N
WIND SPD          6  8 10 12  8  6  6 11  9  9  9  6  3  4  3  4  4  6  6  3  3
CLOUDS           SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        29 24  9  6 11 19 16 19 25 23 22 23 14  9 15 16 39 34 25 25 17
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           2500  4200  2600  1700  3000  3600  1900     0  3700  3500
T WIND DIR              W     W     W     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE     N
T WIND SPD             19    26    27    28    23    11    11    13    10     4


DATE               WED 11/26/14  THU 11/27/14  FRI 11/28/14  SAT 11/29/14
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            38    69      44    71      52    74      55    74
TEMP          44   38 65 59 49   44 68 64 55   52 71 66 58   55 71 67
DEWPT         26   34 39 38 39   39 47 50 49   48 56 56 54   55 59 59
MAX/MIN RH         84    33      81    45      88    55     100    61
RH            50   83 38 45 68   80 47 60 81   88 59 69 87  100 67 76
PWIND DIR          NW    SW      SW     S       S     S      SE     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5    10       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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