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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
931 PM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

TXZ245-011015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
931 PM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

DATE           07/31/15      SAT 08/01/15            SUN 08/02/15            MON
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                      75          97          77          92          78
TEMP                81 79 77 76 89 95 96 88 82 80 78 77 84 91 91 86 83 81 78 79
DEWPT               74 75 75 75 73 72 72 73 75 76 75 74 73 72 72 73 75 76 76 75
MAX/MIN RH                  100          46          94          53          94
RH                  92 92 97100 61 49 48 63 80 89 92 89 69 54 56 66 77 86 94 88
WIND DIR             S SW  W NW  N  E  E SE SE  S SW SW  W  S SE  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             4  4  4  4  3  3  6  9  6  4  3  3  3  5  9  9  6  8  5  4
HEAT INDEX                      96103105 96 89 83       90 99 98 94 90 87
CLOUDS              B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)           75 64 59 43 34 31 32 34 34 34 33 32 32 31 21 30 34 37 40 36
POP 12HR                     20          20          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.04           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                              IS IS
LAL                           1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4
MIXING HGT                  700  5400  5400   900   500  4800  4300  1800   800
T WIND DIR                    W    NE    SE    SE    SW    SW    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD                    6     6    12    12     5     6    16    13     9


DATE           08/03 TUE 08/04/15 WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15
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            92      79      92      79      91      79      91      79      91
TEMP          91 86 81 80 92 86 81 80 91 86 81 80 91 85 82 80 90 86
DEWPT         74 75 77 76 76 76 77 76 76 76 77 76 75 76 77 76 77 77
MIN/MAX RH         58      91      60      93      62      93      60      92      64
RH            58 69 86 87 61 72 87 88 63 72 87 88 60 73 85 90 65 75
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <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 SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5       5      10      10       5       5       5       0

$$

TXZ231-011015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
931 PM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

DATE           07/31/15      SAT 08/01/15            SUN 08/02/15            MON
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                      74         100          75         100          75
TEMP                86 80 77 75 87 97100 97 86 80 76 77 87 97100 96 89 81 76 77
DEWPT               73 74 73 73 68 65 63 63 66 69 70 70 67 65 64 66 69 73 74 72
MAX/MIN RH                   95          30          85          31          94
RH                  79 83 91 95 53 35 31 33 51 70 79 80 53 35 31 37 52 75 93 86
WIND DIR            SE  S SW  W  N NE  E  E SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD             2  2  2  1  2  3  6  9  6  4  3  2  2  5  6 10  8  5  3  3
HEAT INDEX                      90101102 99 88          89100103 99 94 86
CLOUDS              OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)           88 77 60 45 37 33 35 37 36 36 35 34 31 30 19 27 29 32 34 28
POP 12HR                     20          20          10           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.15        0.02           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS          IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS          IS IS
LAL                           1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        4     5     6     6     5     5     6     6     4
MIXING HGT                 1200  7800  9700  6200   600  5400  6700  5800  1100
T WIND DIR                   SW     N     E    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD                    2     3    11    11     5     5    13    13     6


DATE           08/03 TUE 08/04/15 WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15
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            99      76      99      77      99      77     100      77      99
TEMP          97 94 82 78 98 93 82 78 97 94 82 79 99 94 82 78 98 93
DEWPT         69 69 75 74 70 71 76 75 69 69 75 74 70 71 75 74 71 72
MIN/MAX RH         38      96      39      96      38      93      38      94      40
RH            40 45 79 89 41 49 81 88 41 45 79 85 40 48 77 88 42 51
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 SC SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW
POP 12HR            5       5       5       0       5       0       5       5       0

$$

TXZ247-011015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
931 PM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

DATE           07/31/15      SAT 08/01/15            SUN 08/02/15            MON
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          91          80          90          81
TEMP                82 81 79 79 86 90 90 86 83 82 81 80 84 89 89 85 84 83 81 81
DEWPT               75 76 76 76 74 74 75 76 77 77 77 75 74 74 74 75 76 77 77 76
MAX/MIN RH                   98          59          89          60          88
RH                  92 91 94 97 70 60 62 71 81 86 88 87 73 61 63 71 78 82 87 85
WIND DIR            SW SW  W NW NE  E SE SE SE  S SW SW  W  S SE  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             5  5  4  4  3  3  6  8  6  4  3  4  3  5  9  9  9  9  8  6
HEAT INDEX                      94100100 95 93 91 88    92 99 98 94 92 91 88 88
CLOUDS              B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)           78 66 60 43 34 30 32 34 34 34 34 33 32 32 26 29 34 39 41 38
POP 12HR                     20          20          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.04           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                              IS IS
LAL                           1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4
MIXING HGT                  800  2300  1900  1000  1400  3900  3600  1800  1500
T WIND DIR                    W    NE    SE    SE    SW    SW    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD                    9     6    11    11     5     8    16    16    12


DATE           08/03 TUE 08/04/15 WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15
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            90      81      90      81      89      81      89      81      89
TEMP          90 87 83 82 90 86 83 82 89 86 83 82 89 86 83 82 88 86
DEWPT         76 76 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77
MIN/MAX RH         64      86      65      88      68      87      68      87      69
RH            65 71 82 84 65 74 83 85 69 75 83 85 68 75 81 87 70 75
PWIND DIR           S       S      SE       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <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 SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5      10      10       5       5       5       0

$$

TXZ234-011015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
931 PM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

DATE           07/31/15      SAT 08/01/15            SUN 08/02/15            MON
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                      74          99          74          98          75
TEMP                82 79 77 75 88 97 99 93 83 79 77 76 86 96 97 93 86 80 75 77
DEWPT               75 75 75 74 70 67 66 67 70 72 72 72 70 67 67 68 72 75 75 73
MAX/MIN RH                  100          34          94          37         100
RH                  84 91 99100 56 38 34 43 64 79 86 88 58 40 37 45 62 86100 90
WIND DIR             S SW  W  N  N NE  E SE SE  S SW SW NW SE SE  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             3  2  2  3  3  4  6  9  6  3  2  2  3  4  6 10  6  5  3  3
HEAT INDEX                      92101104 97 87          90100102 97 92
CLOUDS              B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)           72 60 49 38 32 30 33 36 35 34 32 30 32 31 15 27 31 35 38 31
POP 12HR                     20          20          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.05           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                              IS IS
LAL                           1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        4     5     6     6     5     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT                  600  5800  7700  4600   200  6200  6100  5000   300
T WIND DIR                   NW    NE     E    SE    SW     W    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD                    5     6    12    10     3     5    12    11     5


DATE           08/03 TUE 08/04/15 WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15
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            96      76      97      77      96      76      96      76      96
TEMP          95 90 79 78 96 90 80 78 95 90 80 78 95 89 81 78 95 89
DEWPT         70 71 76 75 72 73 77 76 72 73 76 75 72 73 76 75 73 74
MIN/MAX RH         43      99      45     100      46      99      45      99      47
RH            45 54 90 89 46 58 90 91 47 57 89 90 46 59 87 92 48 61
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW
POP 12HR           10       5       5       5      10       5       5       5       0

$$

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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