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FOUS54 KCRP 310008 AAA
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
708 PM CDT SUN AUG 30 2015

TXZ245-311015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
708 PM CDT SUN AUG 30 2015

DATE           08/30/15      MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15            WED
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                      77          88          77          90          78
TEMP                82 80 77 78 83 88 87 83 80 79 77 77 84 88 88 85 83 81 79 78
DEWPT               73 73 73 73 73 72 73 73 74 74 74 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 74
MAX/MIN RH                   88          60          89          59          87
RH                  75 81 87 86 75 61 63 72 80 86 89 86 70 62 62 70 75 81 84 86
WIND DIR            SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD             9  6  3  3  4  6  9 10  9  6  5  5  8 10 11 11 10  8  5  4
HEAT INDEX          87          89 95 94 89 85          90 96 96 92 89 86
CLOUDS              SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)           35 35 44 53 56 60 52 45 50 56 60 68 64 59 54 48 52 56 63 70
POP 12HR                     20          20          30          40          30
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.11        0.16        0.08        0.09
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS                              IS IS SC SC       SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     2     3     1     3     3     2     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     4     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3100  2200  5300  4800  2400  1600  3000  2800  2000  1200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             14     9     8    17    16     9    12    19    17    11


DATE           09/02 THU 09/03/15 FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15
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            90      76      88      77      89      77      89      77      89
TEMP          88 84 79 77 87 84 80 77 87 84 80 77 88 84 80 77 88 85
DEWPT         74 74 75 74 75 74 75 74 75 75 75 74 75 75 75 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH         62      94      64      93      63      93      64      94      64
RH            65 73 87 93 68 74 86 92 66 74 87 92 67 74 86 93 67 73
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           40      30      30      20      20      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-311015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
708 PM CDT SUN AUG 30 2015

DATE           08/30/15      MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15            WED
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                      71          95          73          94          74
TEMP                86 78 72 73 83 93 95 92 86 79 73 73 82 90 94 90 82 78 75 74
DEWPT               71 72 72 71 70 68 66 69 72 73 73 71 70 70 70 70 72 73 73 73
MAX/MIN RH                   98          38          98          45          95
RH                  62 84 96 95 74 45 38 47 63 82 97 93 68 52 45 52 71 86 93 95
WIND DIR            SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E
WIND SPD             9  5  2  2  3  4  8 10  8  5  3  3  5  6 10 12  9  5  4  3
HEAT INDEX          90          87 96 99 97 92          86 96100 96 87
CLOUDS              SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)           35 35 43 50 55 60 50 40 37 34 45 53 58 64 54 44 49 54 56 59
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.04        0.11        0.03
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                              IS IS IS IS       SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     2     2     1     3     3     2     2
HAINES                  5     4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           6700  1100  6000  6700  5800  1100  3800  3900  3400   800
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             16     8     6    18    13     5    10    19    14     5


DATE           09/02 THU 09/03/15 FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15
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            94      74      95      74      94      74      95      74      94
TEMP          90 90 77 74 91 91 77 74 90 90 78 74 91 91 78 74 90 90
DEWPT         72 71 74 73 72 71 74 73 71 72 74 74 71 72 75 73 72 73
MIN/MAX RH         47      99      47      99      47      98      47      98      50
RH            55 52 90 98 53 53 90 98 53 54 89 98 53 54 90 97 56 57
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      10      20      10      10      10      20       5      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS                   IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS       IS IS                   IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-311015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
708 PM CDT SUN AUG 30 2015

DATE           08/30/15      MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15            WED
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                      80          87          79          86          80
TEMP                82 81 80 80 83 86 85 83 81 80 79 79 83 85 85 83 83 82 81 80
DEWPT               74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 75 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 75 75 75 74
MAX/MIN RH                   82          66          85          67          83
RH                  76 79 82 81 75 66 69 76 82 84 84 84 75 70 70 74 76 80 82 83
WIND DIR            SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD            10  8  4  5  5  6  9 10 10  9  8  6  9 11 11 11 11 10  8  5
HEAT INDEX          88 86    85 90 94 94 89 86          89 92 92 90 90 88 86 85
CLOUDS              SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)           35 35 44 53 56 60 55 51 56 61 65 72 67 61 55 50 54 58 65 72
POP 12HR                     20          20          40          40          30
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.13        0.24        0.08        0.11
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS                              IS IS SC SC       SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     2     3     1     3     3     2     3
HAINES                  5     4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2800  2600  4200  3900  2300  1700  2400  2300  1800  1300
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             18    11     8    17    18    13    14    19    20    14


DATE           09/02 THU 09/03/15 FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15
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            87      79      86      79      87      80      86      81      87
TEMP          85 83 81 79 85 83 81 80 85 84 82 81 85 84 82 81 86 85
DEWPT         75 75 76 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 76 75 76 75 76 76 76 75
MIN/MAX RH         69      89      71      87      69      85      71      85      71
RH            72 76 85 88 74 77 82 87 72 75 82 84 74 75 81 85 74 74
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           40      30      30      20      20      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-311015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
708 PM CDT SUN AUG 30 2015

DATE           08/30/15      MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15            WED
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                      71          92          73          92          75
TEMP                84 77 72 73 82 91 91 87 82 77 74 74 83 89 92 88 82 78 77 75
DEWPT               71 72 72 71 70 69 70 72 73 74 73 72 72 72 72 73 73 74 73 73
MAX/MIN RH                   99          48          99          54          94
RH                  65 84 99 94 78 50 49 61 75 91 99 92 70 58 54 61 76 86 89 94
WIND DIR            SE  S  S SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E
WIND SPD             8  4  2  3  3  4  8 10  8  4  3  3  6  9 11 10  6  3  3  3
HEAT INDEX          89          87 95 97 93 87          88 96100 95 87
CLOUDS              SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)           35 35 47 58 59 60 50 40 46 51 53 61 62 63 56 49 51 53 59 64
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05        0.06        0.11        0.05
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS                              IS IS IS IS       SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     2     2     1     3     3     2     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           4900  1500  6300  6100  4100  1100  2900  2900  2300   800
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S     S    SE     E    SE    SE    SE     E
T WIND SPD             10     4     8    17    11     3    11    19    11     4


DATE           09/02 THU 09/03/15 FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15
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            92      73      92      74      91      74      92      74      92
TEMP          89 87 77 73 89 87 78 74 88 87 77 74 89 87 78 74 89 88
DEWPT         74 73 74 73 74 74 75 73 74 74 75 73 74 75 75 73 74 75
MIN/MAX RH         55      99      57      98      57      99      58      98      56
RH            61 63 91 99 62 65 90 98 62 65 91 99 61 67 90 98 61 65
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           40      20      30      10      20      20      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS SC SC       IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS SC SC       IS IS IS IS 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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