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FOUS54 KCRP 302028
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
328 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

TXZ245-311015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
328 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

DATE           08/30/14      SUN 08/31/14            MON 09/01/14            TUE
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                      78          89          82          89          81
TEMP          86 84 81 80 80 79 84 87 89 86 84 84 83 82 86 89 88 84 83 83 82 81
DEWPT         74 75 76 75 76 76 76 76 75 75 76 76 76 76 77 75 75 74 77 77 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                   92          64          84          64          85
RH            69 77 87 85 89 92 79 72 64 70 78 78 80 84 73 64 65 72 83 82 83 85
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       9 10  9  9  5  6  8  9 10 11 10 10  6  6  8  9 10 11 11 11  9  8
HEAT INDEX    95 91 87 86       92 97 99 95 92 92 91 90 97 99 98 92 93 92 89 88
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     73 76 79 82 91 97 97 96 90 83 41 44 52 66 67 60 53 52 54 56 62 67
POP 12HR                     40          50          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.40        0.76        0.01        0.01           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC          SC SC SC IS IS          IS IS IS                   SC
TSTMS         SC          SC SC SC IS IS          IS IS IS                   SC
LAL                     1     2     3     2     1     2     2     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     3     4     5     5     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           2600  2600  4600  4500  2400  1800  2700  2700  1700  1200
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             20    19    18    19    21    20    10    13    19    18


DATE           09/02 WED 09/03/14 THU 09/04/14 FRI 09/05/14 SAT 09/06/14
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            88      81      90      81      91      80      89      79      88
TEMP          88 84 83 81 89 85 83 82 90 86 83 81 88 84 82 80 87 83
DEWPT         76 76 76 76 75 74 75 75 74 75 76 75 74 75 75 74 74 74
MIN/MAX RH         68      85      64      81      60      83      63      84      65
RH            69 76 83 84 65 71 77 81 61 70 80 83 63 73 80 84 65 74
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      20      40      40      40      30      30      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS SC SC IS
TSTMS         SC SC    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS SC SC IS

$$

TXZ231-311015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
328 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

DATE           08/30/14      SUN 08/31/14            MON 09/01/14            TUE
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          95          78          98          78
TEMP          96 92 83 79 78 76 83 91 95 91 84 81 79 78 85 94 97 91 83 81 79 78
DEWPT         71 72 73 73 74 74 73 72 71 71 74 75 75 75 74 71 70 70 75 75 75 76
MAX/MIN RH                   95          47          96          43          93
RH            45 52 72 80 90 95 71 53 47 52 73 83 88 95 70 48 43 51 76 84 89 92
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E
WIND SPD       8 10  9  5  2  2  5  9 11 11 10  8  3  4  6  9 11 13 12  6  4  4
HEAT INDEX   104 99 89          89 99102 97 91 86       92102104 97 90 86
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     62 40 46 52 70 80 82 86 84 83 40 45 53 57 56 46 38 38 49 61 59 57
POP 12HR                     10          40          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.14           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC             IS IS SC SC                                     IS
TSTMS         SC             IS IS SC SC                                     IS
LAL                     1     1     2     3     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3300  1700  7400  7300  3700  1200  4300  4900  3100   800
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             20    16    13    17    24    20    11    14    19    16


DATE           09/02 WED 09/03/14 THU 09/04/14 FRI 09/05/14 SAT 09/06/14
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            98      77      94      76      95      76      96      75      97
TEMP          95 91 80 77 92 89 79 76 92 89 79 76 93 89 78 75 93 90
DEWPT         73 73 75 75 73 72 73 74 70 72 73 74 71 69 72 72 70 68
MIN/MAX RH         46      93      50      93      46      95      44      92      42
RH            49 55 84 92 54 57 81 92 49 56 84 94 49 50 82 91 48 49
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      10      30      20      30      20      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC IS       IS
TSTMS         IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC IS       IS

$$

TXZ247-311015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
328 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

DATE           08/30/14      SUN 08/31/14            MON 09/01/14            TUE
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                      79          87          82          89          81
TEMP          85 82 81 81 80 79 83 86 87 85 84 84 83 83 87 89 89 85 84 84 82 82
DEWPT         74 77 77 76 76 76 76 76 75 76 77 77 77 77 77 76 76 76 78 77 77 76
MAX/MIN RH                   92          68          83          65          84
RH            70 83 88 86 88 92 79 74 68 75 80 79 81 82 74 65 66 74 81 80 82 84
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       9 10 11 11 10  9  9  9 11 11 12 11  8  6  8 10 10 12 13 12 11  9
HEAT INDEX    93 90 87 87       92 96 97 94 93 93 91 92 98100100 94 95 93 91 89
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     74 84 83 83 91 96 96 95 89 83 40 45 51 65 66 61 54 52 53 55 62 70
POP 12HR                     50          50          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.59        0.84        0.01        0.01           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC          SC SC SC IS IS          IS IS IS                   SC
TSTMS         SC          SC SC SC IS IS          IS IS IS                   SC
LAL                     1     2     3     2     1     2     2     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     3     4     4     4     5     5     4     3
MIXING HGT           2700  4300  4600  4300  2600  2400  2500  2500  1600  1200
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             20    19    19    18    21    20     9    13    19    18


DATE           09/02 WED 09/03/14 THU 09/04/14 FRI 09/05/14 SAT 09/06/14
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      80      89
TEMP          88 85 84 82 88 85 83 81 88 85 83 81 88 84 83 80 88 84
DEWPT         76 76 77 76 76 75 75 75 75 76 76 75 75 76 75 75 74 75
MIN/MAX RH         68      82      66      82      64      83      64      83      64
RH            68 76 80 81 67 74 77 82 64 76 79 82 65 76 78 83 64 76
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       E      SE      SE      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      20      50      40      50      30      30      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS SC SC IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS SC SC IS

$$

TXZ234-311015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
328 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

DATE           08/30/14      SUN 08/31/14            MON 09/01/14            TUE
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          93          77          97          78
TEMP          93 89 81 78 77 75 86 92 93 89 82 80 79 79 88 94 95 90 82 80 79 78
DEWPT         74 73 75 74 74 74 75 75 72 72 75 75 75 75 77 75 73 72 76 76 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   97          51          90          49          93
RH            54 60 82 88 93 97 70 58 52 58 79 86 89 88 71 53 49 57 81 88 90 93
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       6 10  6  4  3  2  6  9 10 10  6  5  3  4  6  9 11 11 10  6  4  5
HEAT INDEX   103 97 86          94103102 97 89         100105105 97 90
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     66 66 72 77 81 83 89 99 92 86 44 47 54 65 64 62 52 50 53 57 59 60
POP 12HR                     30          50          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.35           0        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC          SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS             SC
TSTMS         SC          SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS             SC
LAL                     1     2     3     3     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     3
MIXING HGT           2800   600  2700  4200  1400   700  3600  4200  2600   700
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             20    17    14    20    23    21    10    13    19    17


DATE           09/02 WED 09/03/14 THU 09/04/14 FRI 09/05/14 SAT 09/06/14
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      77      93      78      94      77      94      76      95
TEMP          94 89 79 77 92 88 79 78 92 88 79 77 92 88 78 76 93 88
DEWPT         74 74 75 75 73 72 74 74 72 73 74 74 72 72 73 72 72 72
MIN/MAX RH         49      94      52      89      50      91      50      88      49
RH            53 61 90 93 54 61 86 88 51 62 87 90 52 60 85 87 51 59
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E       E      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      10      40      30      40      20      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC       SC SC IS SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC       SC SC IS SC SC SC IS IS 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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