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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
223 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

TXZ245-191030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
223 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

DATE           12/18/14      FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      65          71          50          60          50
TEMP          73 70 67 66 65 65 66 69 71 63 56 54 51 50 52 58 60 56 53 52 51 50
DEWPT         66 65 65 65 64 64 65 64 62 57 52 51 48 48 49 50 50 49 49 48 48 49
MAX/MIN RH                   98          75          94          68          96
RH            80 86 92 96 96 96 97 83 75 82 87 90 88 93 90 74 68 77 85 88 92 96
WIND DIR       E SE SE SE  S  S SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD       8  5  8  9  9  8  8  6  9 12 13 12 12 11 10  9  8  8  6  6  6  6
CLOUDS        B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     87 95 98 97 96 96100 91 83 62 58 50 53 42 43 45 46 47 54 60 70 79
POP 12HR                     40          80          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.16        0.37           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC  O  O SC                                        IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS SC SC  O  O SC
LAL                     2     3     5     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            800   800  2300  2300  1500  1500  2200  2400  2200  1600
T WIND DIR              S     S    SW    NW     N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             17    21    16    16    18    17    13    12    11     8


DATE           12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          61      53    70      58    68      49    65      54    70
TEMP          59 58 54   53 66 65 60   58 66 61 53   49 62 61 56   54 67 67
DEWPT         53 53 52   52 57 58 58   57 52 45 41   39 39 41 47   53 58 61
MIN/MAX RH       69      99    66      97    50      70    39      99    71
RH            78 83 91   99 72 77 93   97 61 56 65   70 42 48 71   97 74 81
PWIND DIR        NE      SE    SW      SW    NW       N     E       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC B1
POP 12HR         20      10     5       5    10       5     5       5    10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS

$$

TXZ231-191030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
223 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

DATE           12/18/14      FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      63          67          48          62          46
TEMP          74 69 66 65 64 63 64 66 67 60 54 51 49 48 51 60 62 56 52 50 48 46
DEWPT         62 64 65 65 64 62 60 58 55 52 49 48 46 46 48 49 48 47 45 45 45 46
MAX/MIN RH                  100          66          94          59         100
RH            68 83 95100100 96 88 74 66 77 85 87 89 94 88 67 59 70 79 83 91100
WIND DIR      NE NE  E  E SE  S  E  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD       6  5  5  4  2  2  6 11 11  9 10  6  6  6  6  5  5  4  4  3  4  4
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     93 95100100100100 94 76 58 50 49 45 48 38 39 39 39 40 47 55 62 70
POP 12HR                     80          70          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.87        0.37           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC NM NM  O  O NM NM IS
TSTMS            NM NM  O  O NM NM IS
OBVIS                  PF PF
LAL                     4     5     4     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2000  1400  1500  1600  1500  1600  2500  2900  2700  1700
T WIND DIR             SE    SW    NW     N    NE    NE    NE    NE     E     E
T WIND SPD             17    16    13    18    17    13    10    10    10     6


DATE           12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          63      48    76      54    70      45    68      49    73
TEMP          59 57 51   48 70 67 58   54 67 61 49   45 63 61 52   49 68 67
DEWPT         49 50 48   48 55 55 55   52 47 41 37   36 37 40 45   49 54 56
MIN/MAX RH       53     100    50      96    39      73    34     100    54
RH            69 77 89  100 59 64 91   95 49 48 63   73 38 46 76  100 61 66
PWIND DIR        NE      SE    SW      SW    NW       N     S      SE     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC   SC SC FW SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10       5     5       5     5       5     5       5    10

$$

TXZ247-191030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
223 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

DATE           12/18/14      FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      67          71          52          61          52
TEMP          72 70 69 68 68 67 68 70 71 63 58 55 53 52 54 59 61 58 55 54 53 52
DEWPT         67 65 65 65 65 64 66 65 63 58 53 52 49 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 51
MAX/MIN RH                   92          77          93          68          95
RH            84 85 88 90 90 90 92 84 78 83 86 88 86 93 87 72 68 76 83 86 91 95
WIND DIR       E SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD       9  6  9 11 10  9  9  8 10 13 14 13 13 13 11 10  9  9  8  8  8  8
CLOUDS        B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     87 95 98 97 96 96100 90 81 63 58 49 52 42 43 44 46 47 55 63 72 81
POP 12HR                     30          70          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.12        0.30           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC NM NM SC                                        SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS SC SC NM NM SC
LAL                     2     3     4     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            600   600  1500  1400  1500  1700  2200  2400  2300  1700
T WIND DIR              S     S    SW    NW     N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             18    21    17    17    18    17    13    13    11     9


DATE           12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          61      55    70      60    69      52    66      57    70
TEMP          60 59 57   55 67 66 62   60 67 63 55   52 63 63 59   57 67 67
DEWPT         54 53 53   54 57 58 59   59 53 49 44   41 42 46 50   55 59 61
MIN/MAX RH       69      96    66      97    54      67    44      93    72
RH            80 81 89   96 71 76 91   97 62 61 65   64 45 54 73   92 74 80
PWIND DIR        NE       E    SW      SW    NW       N     E       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC B1
POP 12HR         30      10     5       5    10       5     5       5    10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC

$$

TXZ234-191030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
223 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

DATE           12/18/14      FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      59          68          48          61          45
TEMP          73 68 64 62 60 59 61 66 68 60 54 52 50 48 51 59 61 55 50 48 46 45
DEWPT         63 64 64 62 60 59 60 59 57 53 50 49 46 46 48 49 48 47 46 45 45 45
MAX/MIN RH                  100          69          94          62         100
RH            72 88100100100100 97 78 69 76 84 89 87 94 90 70 62 73 85 90 96100
WIND DIR      NE  E  E SE SE  S  E  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD       9  3  4  5  4  3  4 10 11 11 11  9  9  9  8  8  6  5  4  4  4  4
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     91 95 99 97 99 99100 91 92 60 58 52 54 43 44 45 46 47 51 56 64 72
POP 12HR                     80          90          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.65        0.57           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM NM  O  O  O  O SC                                        IS
TSTMS         IS NM NM  O  O  O  O SC
OBVIS                  PF PF
LAL                     4     5     5     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     2     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1100  1200  2900  2500  1700  1600  2300  2300  2200  1600
T WIND DIR             SE     S    NW     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             17    17    12    16    18    17    12    11    10     6


DATE           12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          61      48    72      54    69      44    66      49    71
TEMP          58 56 50   48 67 65 57   54 66 60 49   44 62 60 52   49 67 67
DEWPT         50 50 48   48 55 55 55   53 49 41 37   35 36 39 44   49 55 59
MIN/MAX RH       64     100    58      96    42      71    34     100    62
RH            75 80 91  100 66 71 92   96 53 51 64   71 38 45 73  100 67 76
PWIND DIR        NE      SE    SW      SW    NW      NW    SW      SE     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC B1
POP 12HR         20      10     5       5    10       5     5       5    10
RAIN SHWRS    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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