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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
339 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

TXZ245-302230-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
339 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

DATE             THU 10/30/14            FRI 10/31/14            SAT 11/01/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          68          79          55          73
TEMP          69 67 76 83 85 78 74 72 70 68 73 78 79 76 63 58 56 56 63 70 73 68
DEWPT         65 66 67 67 67 66 67 66 66 63 59 54 50 47 48 47 47 49 48 52 50 52
MIN/MAX RH                   56          87          32          80          45
RH            90 99 73 59 56 67 79 83 86 86 61 45 37 36 58 67 70 80 60 52 45 57
WIND DIR       N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E
WIND SPD       3  5  5  5  6  6  4  3  3  5  9 12 11  9  9 10  9  9 10 10  9  8
HEAT INDEX             86 87
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     52 63 56 49 38 27 28 30 38 46 37 29 21 13 10  8  7  6 10 15 18 21
POP 12HR                     20          10          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     3     3     5     5     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3100  3400  1700  1100  4400  6000  4200  2400  3400  4200
T WIND DIR              E    SE    SE    SW     N     N     N    NE    NE     E
T WIND SPD              5     6    10     4    11    16    13    17    17    10


DATE          SUN 11/02/14 MON 11/03/14 TUE 11/04/14 WED 11/05/14
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            60      78      68      79      70      79      67      74
TEMP          61 60 74 72 69 68 78 76 71 70 78 77 68 67 74 73
DEWPT         53 57 61 62 63 64 67 67 67 66 69 67 67 61 65 61
MAX/MIN RH         93      59      88      68      89      68      97      65
RH            75 91 63 71 83 88 69 74 89 87 73 71 97 84 74 66
PWIND DIR           E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR            5      10      20      20      30      40      40      30
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                           IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-302230-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
339 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

DATE             THU 10/30/14            FRI 10/31/14            SAT 11/01/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          65          80          53          75
TEMP          66 65 74 84 86 80 73 70 67 65 72 79 80 76 61 55 54 53 62 71 75 69
DEWPT         65 64 65 65 65 65 66 66 66 65 62 56 47 40 45 42 41 42 42 46 45 48
MIN/MAX RH                   49         100          25          65          34
RH            95 97 72 53 49 60 78 90 99 98 71 46 32 28 54 60 62 65 48 40 34 49
WIND DIR      NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE  E  N NE NE NE  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       2  3  2  2  3  4  3  2  2  4  8 10  9  6  5  6  6  6  8  8  6  5
HEAT INDEX             86 88 82
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     51 59 55 50 43 35 41 48 51 55 47 38 25 11 10  9  9  9 10 12 14 17
POP 12HR                     10          20          20           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.08        0.01           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                        IS IS IS IS IS IS
OBVIS         PF PF
LAL                     1     1     2     2     2     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     3     5     5     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3500  4000  2200   400  4200  7300  5100  2800  4700  5600
T WIND DIR             SE     E    SE    SE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E
T WIND SPD              4     2     9     5     8    14     9    11    14     8


DATE          SUN 11/02/14 MON 11/03/14 TUE 11/04/14 WED 11/05/14
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            54      81      65      82      67      82      63      75
TEMP          56 55 76 73 67 65 80 78 69 67 80 78 65 63 74 72
DEWPT         51 55 58 60 63 64 66 66 67 66 67 64 64 60 59 57
MAX/MIN RH        100      48      95      58      97      56      97      55
RH            83100 54 64 88 95 63 67 94 95 64 62 97 89 60 58
PWIND DIR           E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      NE       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC
POP 12HR            5       5      10      20      30      40      40      30
RAIN SHWRS                      IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                           IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ247-302230-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
339 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

DATE             THU 10/30/14            FRI 10/31/14            SAT 11/01/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      81          70          78          61          73
TEMP          73 71 76 80 81 75 73 73 71 70 74 77 78 76 67 63 62 62 66 71 73 70
DEWPT         66 67 68 68 68 67 68 67 66 64 61 57 52 49 51 50 50 52 52 55 53 54
MIN/MAX RH                   64          84          35          72          49
RH            80 88 75 67 64 77 83 84 83 81 64 51 41 38 56 63 65 72 60 57 50 57
WIND DIR      NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  E
WIND SPD       3  5  6  8  8  6  5  4  4  6 10 12 12 11 12 13 12 12 12 12 11  9
HEAT INDEX                84
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     51 63 57 51 40 28 27 27 35 43 39 36 26 17 12  8 10 12 14 15 20 25
POP 12HR                     20          10          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     3     3     6     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           2200  2500  1200  1100  3600  5600  4200  2600  3000  3700
T WIND DIR              E     E    SE    SW     N     N     N    NE    NE     E
T WIND SPD              8    10    10     4    11    17    24    23    19    13


DATE          SUN 11/02/14 MON 11/03/14 TUE 11/04/14 WED 11/05/14
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            64      78      71      80      73      80      69      75
TEMP          65 64 75 73 71 71 78 77 73 73 78 77 70 69 74 74
DEWPT         56 59 62 63 64 65 67 68 68 67 68 67 67 64 65 61
MAX/MIN RH         85      59      83      66      83      66      92      65
RH            74 84 63 69 77 82 69 73 83 82 71 70 92 83 73 66
PWIND DIR           E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR            5      10      20      20      20      30      40      30
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                           IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ234-302230-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
339 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

DATE             THU 10/30/14            FRI 10/31/14            SAT 11/01/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          62          79          47          73
TEMP          63 62 74 83 85 77 69 66 63 62 71 77 79 75 57 50 48 47 57 68 73 65
DEWPT         62 62 64 63 63 62 63 63 63 61 54 48 45 43 43 42 41 42 42 44 41 45
MIN/MAX RH                   47          99          28          84          32
RH            96100 72 53 47 61 80 92 99 94 57 36 30 32 61 75 78 84 57 42 32 47
WIND DIR       N NE NE NE  E  E  E SE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       2  4  3  3  3  4  2  1  2  4  9 11 10  6  6  6  6  8  8  8  6  5
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW SC SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     53 61 53 45 34 24 28 33 43 54 37 19 13  8  8  9  7  6  6  7 12 17
POP 12HR                     10          10          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS         PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     3     3     3     6     5     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3600  4200  2100   300  5400  6600  4200  1800  4500  5800
T WIND DIR              E     N    SE    NW     N     N     N     N    NE     E
T WIND SPD              3     5     6     2    11    14     9    10    13     6


DATE          SUN 11/02/14 MON 11/03/14 TUE 11/04/14 WED 11/05/14
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            49      79      63      81      66      81      61      74
TEMP          51 50 73 70 65 63 78 76 67 66 79 77 63 61 73 71
DEWPT         41 50 60 61 61 61 66 66 66 64 69 65 63 59 62 58
MAX/MIN RH        100      55      94      61      96      63     100      60
RH            68100 63 73 88 93 65 70 96 95 73 68100 92 68 64
PWIND DIR           E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      NE       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR            5       5      10      20      30      40      40      30
RAIN SHWRS                      IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                           IS IS 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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