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FOUS54 KCRP 310853
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
353 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

TXZ245-312215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
353 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

DATE             TUE 05/31/16            WED 06/01/16            THU 06/02/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      85          77          85          75          82
TEMP          76 76 82 85 85 82 79 78 78 78 82 85 84 79 76 76 76 76 80 82 81 77
DEWPT         73 73 75 74 74 73 73 74 74 73 74 73 74 73 73 73 73 72 72 71 71 71
MIN/MAX RH                   69          91          69          93          70
RH            90 91 80 70 71 77 83 90 89 86 76 69 72 84 92 92 91 87 76 72 73 83
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD       6  6  8 11 11 11 10 10  9  8 10 12 13 10  9  8  6  6  6  6  6  8
HEAT INDEX          88 92 92 87             88 92 91                   86 85
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     57 78 84 68 74 61 67 77 76 80 76 78 73 74 81 88 91 94 94 93 91 88
POP 12HR                     30          20          40          50          70
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.04        0.15        0.16        0.65
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS               IS IS SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
LAL                     2     2     1     2     3     3     3     3     4     4
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     5     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2400  2700  1700  1200  3900  3800  2800  1500  3900  3800
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             11    17    16    13    17    17    16    12    11    12


DATE          FRI 06/03/16 SAT 06/04/16 SUN 06/05/16 MON 06/06/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            73      81      72      82      71      83      71      85
TEMP          73 74 81 76 73 73 81 76 72 73 82 77 72 73 84 78
DEWPT         72 70 70 70 70 68 69 69 70 69 70 70 69 67 68 68
MAX/MIN RH         96      69      93      65      94      65      93      58
RH            95 90 70 82 92 83 68 79 92 89 67 80 91 84 60 73
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       E      NE      NE       N       N       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           70      60      40      50      40      40      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-312215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
353 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

DATE             TUE 05/31/16            WED 06/01/16            THU 06/02/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      89          74          88          71          84
TEMP          74 73 81 87 89 86 79 75 74 74 80 86 87 83 76 73 72 71 75 82 84 81
DEWPT         74 73 75 73 74 72 71 73 73 73 72 69 70 73 72 71 71 71 71 71 71 70
MIN/MAX RH                   61          98          55          99          64
RH           100100 83 62 62 63 79 93 97 96 76 57 58 70 89 94 96 99 86 69 65 70
WIND DIR      SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE  E  E
WIND SPD       4  4  6 10 10 11  9  6  5  4  9 10 12  9  6  4  3  4  4  4  4  4
HEAT INDEX          86 95 97 92             82 91 92 89                86 88 84
CLOUDS        B1 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     59 83 91 79 80 65 70 86 86 85 81 79 72 82 85 90 92 94 93 91 91 92
POP 12HR                     50          40          50          60          70
QPF 12HR                   0.22        0.49        0.49        0.52        1.03
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
LAL                     3     3     2     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
HAINES                  5     5     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           5100  6900  3200  1200  7000  7600  3000  1000  4600  4800
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E    SE     E
T WIND SPD             11    17    17    11    14    14    11     6     8     8


DATE          FRI 06/03/16 SAT 06/04/16 SUN 06/05/16 MON 06/06/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            68      84      68      84      68      85      68      87
TEMP          71 68 81 80 70 68 82 81 70 68 82 81 71 68 84 83
DEWPT         69 68 69 69 68 66 69 67 68 67 69 68 68 65 65 66
MAX/MIN RH         99      63      97      59      97      58      93      49
RH            96 99 68 70 94 95 65 64 94 95 64 64 91 89 53 57
PWIND DIR          NE      NE       E       N       N       N       N       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           60      50      30      40      30      40      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-312215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
353 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

DATE             TUE 05/31/16            WED 06/01/16            THU 06/02/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      83          79          85          77          81
TEMP          78 78 82 83 83 82 81 79 79 79 82 85 84 80 79 77 77 77 80 81 81 78
DEWPT         74 74 75 74 75 74 74 74 75 74 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 72 72 71 71
MIN/MAX RH                   75          88          70          91          72
RH            87 88 81 76 77 77 80 88 86 83 75 70 74 81 85 91 88 87 77 73 73 81
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD      10  9 10 11 12 13 12 12 11 11 10 13 14 11 11 11 10  8  8  8  9  9
HEAT INDEX          87 89 89 87 86          88 92 91                84 86 85
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)     56 80 83 68 75 62 69 78 77 80 75 78 73 70 81 87 90 93 93 93 89 86
POP 12HR                     30          20          30          50          60
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.04        0.12        0.13        0.59
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS               IS IS SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
LAL                     2     2     1     2     3     3     3     3     4     4
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     4     4     5     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1600  1800  1700  1500  3000  2800  2900  2500  3600  3500
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             12    17    17    17    18    17    19    17    13    16


DATE          FRI 06/03/16 SAT 06/04/16 SUN 06/05/16 MON 06/06/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            74      81      74      82      73      83      73      84
TEMP          74 75 81 77 74 74 82 78 73 74 82 78 73 75 84 79
DEWPT         72 71 70 70 71 67 69 69 70 69 70 70 70 69 69 69
MAX/MIN RH         93      68      91      65      89      66      88      60
RH            93 87 69 79 91 79 66 75 89 85 68 76 88 83 61 71
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       E      NE      NE       N       N      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           70      60      50      50      40      40      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ234-312215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
353 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

DATE             TUE 05/31/16            WED 06/01/16            THU 06/02/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      86          74          86          72          83
TEMP          72 71 82 86 86 82 76 74 74 75 81 86 85 79 74 72 72 73 78 83 83 77
DEWPT         72 71 74 73 73 72 72 72 73 73 73 72 73 73 73 72 71 71 71 72 72 71
MIN/MAX RH                   65          97          64         100          69
RH           100100 77 65 66 73 86 95 97 94 77 64 67 82 97100 96 94 80 70 69 81
WIND DIR      SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       2  3  6  9 10 10  5  4  4  4  8 10 11  9  6  4  3  4  4  5  5  5
HEAT INDEX          88 94 94 87             85 92 92                   87 88
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     56 70 85 67 74 62 65 75 76 80 80 76 80 86 87 89 92 94 95 96 96 95
POP 12HR                     30          20          50          60          70
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.05        0.29        0.30        0.88
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS               IS IS SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
LAL                     2     2     1     2     3     3     4     4     4     4
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3800  4800  1900  1300  5700  5700  2700   800  4200  4300
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE     E    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              9    14     6     9    14    14    10     6     9    10


DATE          FRI 06/03/16 SAT 06/04/16 SUN 06/05/16 MON 06/06/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            70      82      69      83      69      84      68      86
TEMP          70 71 81 76 69 70 82 77 69 70 83 77 68 70 85 78
DEWPT         69 69 70 70 69 67 70 69 69 68 69 70 68 65 68 68
MAX/MIN RH         99      67     100      66     100      63      99      56
RH            99 96 68 82100 92 68 77100 93 63 78 99 86 56 72
PWIND DIR           E       E      NE       N      NE       N       N       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           70      60      40      50      40      40      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

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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