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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
355 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

TXZ245-202215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
355 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

DATE             SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14
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                      59          53          62          52          69
TEMP             50 52 57 59 56 55 54 53 53 55 60 62 57 54 54 52 53 57 68 69 63
DEWPT            50 51 51 52 53 53 53 53 53 53 55 56 56 54 54 52 53 56 59 61 61
MIN/MAX RH                   79         100          79         100          73
RH              100 95 82 79 87 94 96 98 99 95 81 79100 99100100100 95 74 74 94
WIND DIR          N  N NE NE NE  N NE NE  N NE  E  E  E SE SE  S SW SW SW  S  S
WIND SPD         10  9  9  8  6  5  5  5  6  5  5  5  4  5  3  3  3  4  8  9  8
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        95 93 92 88 85 89 93 94 96 95 95 91 87 66 44 43 42 39 36 37 38
POP 12HR                      5           5          20          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01           0           0
DRIZZLE                                   S  S  S  S
RAIN                                      S  S  S  S
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     2     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2000  3000  1900  1300  2000  2500  2300  1500  2600  2500
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE     E     E    SE     S    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             14    11    11     5     3     3     8    14    18    21


DATE               TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14
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            58    67      48    65      53    70      61    70
TEMP          60   59 66 56 51   48 63 58 55   54 68 64 62   61 69 61
DEWPT         60   58 50 44 37   36 36 41 44   46 52 56 58   59 62 59
MAX/MIN RH        100    50      68    35      79    56      96    73
RH           100  100 57 65 60   63 36 53 67   75 57 76 87   93 77 94
PWIND DIR           S    NW      NW     W      SW     S       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5    10       5     0      10     5      10    10

$$

TXZ231-202215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
355 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

DATE             SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14
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                      59          50          63          48          74
TEMP             48 50 57 59 55 53 52 51 50 53 61 63 58 53 51 48 49 56 68 73 67
DEWPT            45 47 49 49 49 49 49 49 49 50 51 53 54 52 51 48 49 53 56 57 56
MIN/MAX RH                   71          97          69         100          54
RH               89 87 75 71 80 88 91 93 96 90 72 69 87 96100100100 91 64 56 68
WIND DIR          N NE NE NE  E NE NE NE  N  E SE  S SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD          6  5  5  5  5  3  3  2  3  3  2  4  3  4  3  3  3  5  6  8  5
CLOUDS           OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        95 93 92 84 77 85 93 94 96 95 95 71 47 40 32 38 45 34 24 21 18
POP 12HR                      5           5          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           2300  2600  2300  1100  2900  4200  1700  1100  1900  1800
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     E    SE     S     S     S    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             12     9     9     6     5     9    11    16    17    17


DATE               TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14
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            54    66      42    67      45    71      55    72
TEMP          57   55 64 58 46   43 61 59 49   46 66 66 57   55 69 65
DEWPT         56   55 43 36 33   31 32 32 35   37 47 49 54   54 56 50
MAX/MIN RH        100    35      66    27      75    45      99    49
RH            96  100 46 45 59   63 33 36 58   70 51 55 89   96 65 60
PWIND DIR           S    NW      NW     W       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW
POP 12HR            5     5       0     0      10     5       5     5

$$

TXZ247-202215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
355 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

DATE             SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14
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                      59          56          63          54          69
TEMP             53 54 58 59 58 57 56 56 56 57 62 63 57 56 55 55 55 59 67 69 63
DEWPT            51 51 52 53 53 54 54 54 55 55 56 57 57 55 55 55 55 57 60 61 62
MIN/MAX RH                   79          97          80         100          75
RH               93 90 80 79 85 89 92 94 97 93 82 80100 97100100100 95 78 76 96
WIND DIR          N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E SE SE  S SW  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD         12 11  9  8  8  8  9  6  8  8  6  6  5  5  4  4  3  4  8  9  9
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        95 93 92 90 89 91 93 94 96 95 95 91 87 67 47 44 41 39 37 38 39
POP 12HR                      5           5          20          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01           0           0
DRIZZLE                                   S  S  S  S
RAIN                                      S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2000  3000  2700  1800  2100  2900  2500  1700  2100  2100
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE     E    NE     E    SE     S    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             16    11    10     6     3     3     8    13    18    20


DATE               TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14
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            60    67      51    65      57    70      63    70
TEMP          61   60 66 56 52   51 63 60 58   57 68 65 63   63 69 61
DEWPT         61   60 51 45 39   38 38 42 46   48 53 57 59   60 62 60
MAX/MIN RH        100    50      68    37      75    58      93    74
RH           100   98 58 67 60   59 39 51 65   72 59 75 85   91 80 95
PWIND DIR           S    NW      NW     W      SW     S       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            5    10       5     0      10     5      10    10

$$

TXZ234-202215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
355 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

DATE             SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14
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                      59          50          62          49          72
TEMP             48 51 57 59 55 53 52 51 50 53 60 62 57 53 51 50 50 56 69 71 64
DEWPT            48 49 50 50 50 50 49 48 48 49 51 52 54 51 51 50 50 53 57 58 59
MIN/MAX RH                   74          93          70         100          62
RH               97 92 77 74 83 90 92 91 92 87 72 70 88 92 98100100 89 64 64 82
WIND DIR          N  N NE NE NE  N NE  E  N NE  E SE SE  S SE  S  S  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD          8  6  6  6  5  3  4  4  4  4  4  5  2  4  2  3  3  5  8 10  6
CLOUDS           OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        95 93 92 82 72 82 93 94 96 95 95 91 87 62 36 42 47 41 35 35 35
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     2     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2300  3100  2100   700  2000  3200  2000   400  3000  2800
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE     E     S     S     S    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             14     9     9     5     3     4    10    14    19    21


DATE               TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14
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            54    66      42    66      47    71      57    72
TEMP          56   54 64 56 46   43 63 58 49   47 68 65 59   57 70 63
DEWPT         56   54 47 39 33   32 34 36 39   40 49 54 56   57 60 55
MAX/MIN RH        100    44      67    32      80    50     100    65
RH           100  100 53 53 63   66 34 44 67   76 51 66 90   97 71 77
PWIND DIR           S    NW      NW     W      SW     S       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5    10       5     0      10     5      10    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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