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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1111 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

TXZ245-032230-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
1111 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

DATE             TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU 03/05/15
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                      67          62          69          38          43
TEMP                   67 67 66 63 63 62 62 64 68 69 66 63 46 40 38 40 42 43 41
DEWPT                  67 66 64 63 63 62 62 64 63 61 62 60 44 37 36 33 29 27 26
MIN/MAX RH                   94         100          70          94          53
RH                    100 97 97100100100100 99 85 76 90 90 93 86 94 76 59 53 56
WIND DIR                S  S  S SE  S  S  S SE  S  S SE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD               11 10 10 10 11  9  9  9 11 10  9 11 24 24 25 20 17 16 16
CLOUDS                 OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)              90 70 54 58 63 75 74 80 75 85 84 89 94 97100100100100100
POP 12HR                     20          20          30          50          40
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.02        0.04        0.10        0.06
DRIZZLE
RAIN                                                  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                    SC SC SC SC
OBVIS                  F+
LAL                           1     1     1     3     3     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        3     4     4     2     4     4     2     3     4
MIXING HGT                 1800  1000   800   900  1000  1400  2000  2600  3200
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE     S    SE     S     W     N     N     N
T WIND SPD                   21    24    19    17    17    13    34    33    27
DENSE FOG               Y


DATE               FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
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            35    46      40    50      45    60      48    64
TEMP          37   35 45 45 41   40 49 49 46   45 58 57 51   48 61 60
DEWPT         27   27 27 29 33   35 39 42 43   43 46 47 47   46 48 49
MAX/MIN RH         73    48      84    69      94    61      93    59
RH            69   73 50 54 74   84 70 76 91   94 64 70 88   93 62 67
PWIND DIR           N     N      NE     N      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 OV OV OV   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20    20      30    40      40    30      20    10
RAIN           S    S  S  S  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  S    S

$$

TXZ231-032230-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
1111 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

DATE             TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU 03/05/15
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                      70          62          77          36          41
TEMP                   61 70 68 64 63 62 62 67 74 77 69 52 45 39 36 38 40 41 39
DEWPT                  57 64 63 63 63 62 61 62 63 59 62 50 39 32 32 28 24 23 23
MIN/MAX RH                   82         100          57          92          49
RH                     86 83 84 97100100 98 85 69 55 81 92 81 78 86 69 54 49 51
WIND DIR                S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD                8  8  9 10 10  8  5  8  8  3  5 19 23 20 18 16 14 12 10
CLOUDS                 OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)              90 74 57 58 65 75 74 79 71 80 78 86 94 97100100100100100
POP 12HR                     20          10          30          50          40
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.03        0.13        0.08
DRIZZLE                 O  O
RAIN                    O  O                          C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS       SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                    SC SC SC SC
OBVIS                  PF
LAL                           1     1     1     3     3     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        2     4     4     2     5     5     2     3     4
MIXING HGT                 3200  2900  1600  3000  2900  1900  2200  3200  3200
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    NE     N     N     N
T WIND SPD                   19    23    17    13     8    14    32    28    20


DATE               FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
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            35    46      38    50      41    62      45    67
TEMP          36   35 44 44 39   38 48 47 43   41 58 57 48   45 63 61
DEWPT         22   24 23 22 27   30 34 37 40   39 43 45 45   44 46 47
MAX/MIN RH         65    39      74    58      92    53      97    48
RH            58   65 43 43 62   74 58 68 90   92 56 64 89   97 54 58
PWIND DIR           N    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 OV B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20    10      10    20      30    20      10    10
RAIN           S    S                S  S  C    C  S  S

$$

TXZ247-032230-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
1111 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

DATE             TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU 03/05/15
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                      64          61          67          40          44
TEMP                   64 64 63 62 62 61 61 63 66 67 64 67 47 42 40 41 43 44 42
DEWPT                  64 64 63 62 62 61 61 63 62 61 61 61 47 40 40 36 32 29 29
MIN/MAX RH                   98         100          75         100          56
RH                    100 98100100100100100100 86 81 93 81100 92100 81 63 56 59
WIND DIR                S SE SE SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD               11  9 10 10 12  9  9  9 11 10 10 10 25 26 25 23 18 17 17
CLOUDS                 OV B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)              90 68 54 58 64 75 74 78 73 82 82 88 94 97100100100100100
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          50          40
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0        0.03        0.09        0.06
DRIZZLE
RAIN                                                  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                    IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                  PF     F  F
LAL                           1     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        3     4     4     2     4     4     2     3     4
MIXING HGT                  600   700   600   400   400  1600  2000  2500  3100
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE     S    SE     S     W     N     N     N
T WIND SPD                   21    24    19    17    17    13    37    34    28
DENSE FOG               Y


DATE               FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
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            37    48      41    51      47    60      51    62
TEMP          38   37 46 46 43   41 50 50 48   47 58 58 52   51 60 60
DEWPT         31   29 30 32 36   37 41 43 45   44 46 47 48   48 49 50
MAX/MIN RH         75    50      83    70      90    61      91    62
RH            74   74 53 57 76   83 71 75 89   90 64 69 85   91 65 69
PWIND DIR           N     N      NE     N      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30    20      30    40      40    30      20    20
RAIN           C    C  S  S  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  S    S  S  S

$$

TXZ234-032230-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
1111 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

DATE             TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU 03/05/15
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                      72          62          72          34          42
TEMP                   72 72 69 65 64 63 62 65 70 72 67 52 44 37 34 37 41 42 39
DEWPT                  68 68 65 65 64 63 62 64 64 61 60 50 38 32 32 29 25 24 23
MIN/MAX RH                   83         100          66          95          48
RH                     89 88 86 99100100100 94 82 70 82 95 80 80 90 72 54 48 52
WIND DIR                S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  E  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD               12 11 11 10 10  8  6  9 11  9  9 21 24 21 23 19 16 13 12
CLOUDS                 OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)              90 72 55 60 67 75 74 82 78 89 90 91 92 96100100100100100
POP 12HR                     20          20          40          50          40
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.02        0.08        0.14        0.04
DRIZZLE                 O  O
RAIN                    O  O                          C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                    SC SC SC SC
OBVIS                  F+
LAL                           1     1     1     3     3     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        3     3     3     3     4     3     2     3     4
MIXING HGT                 2600  2500  1400  2300  2300  1700  2100  2800  3400
T WIND DIR                    S     S     S     S     S    NW     N     N     N
T WIND SPD                   21    24    18    17    14    13    33    33    25
DENSE FOG               Y


DATE               FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
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            32    46      38    50      42    61      45    66
TEMP          34   32 44 44 39   38 48 48 43   42 58 57 48   45 63 61
DEWPT         22   24 24 26 30   32 37 40 41   40 45 47 45   43 47 48
MAX/MIN RH         71    42      81    65      93    59      91    52
RH            62   71 44 50 69   81 65 75 90   93 62 71 89   91 56 63
PWIND DIR           N    NE      NE    NE       N    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 OV OV   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20    20      20    30      40    30      10    10
RAIN           S    S  S  S  S    S  C  C  C    C  C  C

$$

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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