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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
332 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

TXZ245-041015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
332 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE           05/03/16      WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16            FRI
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                      60          84          64          84          67
TEMP          80 74 66 64 62 60 74 82 84 78 70 67 65 64 76 83 84 79 72 69 68 70
DEWPT         54 50 51 56 55 54 53 51 50 53 57 60 59 59 57 56 57 58 59 59 60 60
MAX/MIN RH                   79          31          86          39          78
RH            42 43 59 75 77 79 48 35 31 43 64 77 81 86 53 40 39 49 64 71 76 71
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  S  S SW  W NW NW  N NE SE  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD       9  8  6  8  6  5  8  6  5  3  4  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  4  3  4  6
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)      5  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  5 10  6  1  4  7  9 10  8  6
POP 12HR                      5           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     5     5     5     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           2900   500  3500  6700  2900  1000  4800  4500  2700   900
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     W     W     N     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             16    11     9    12    10     8    10    11     6     6


DATE           05/06 SAT 05/07/16 SUN 05/08/16 MON 05/09/16 TUE 05/10/16
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            83      70      80      73      81      75      83      76      83
TEMP          82 79 72 70 80 78 74 73 81 80 76 75 82 81 77 76 83 81
DEWPT         60 62 63 63 63 65 66 68 68 69 70 72 73 73 74 74 74 72
MIN/MAX RH         47      79      57      84      64      90      73      94      71
RH            47 56 73 79 57 64 77 84 65 69 82 90 75 78 93 94 75 74
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       S      SE       S       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0       0       0       5      10      10      30      20      30
RAIN SHWRS                                        SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                                             SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ231-041015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
332 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE           05/03/16      WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16            FRI
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                      55          87          57          90          60
TEMP          81 74 63 59 56 55 74 85 87 79 66 63 59 57 76 87 90 81 69 65 62 60
DEWPT         51 49 49 53 51 50 49 49 44 51 52 53 51 53 52 51 52 53 54 54 54 55
MAX/MIN RH                   85          22          86          27          82
RH            35 41 61 78 83 85 42 29 22 38 59 71 73 86 43 29 28 37 58 67 76 82
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N SE  S SW  W  N NE NE NE  E  E SE SE
WIND SPD       6  6  3  4  3  2  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)      4  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  5 10  6  3  7 10 11 12 10  8
POP 12HR                      5           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     6     6     5     5     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           4100   400  5900  7600  4600   300  6700  6500  4400   200
T WIND DIR             NE     N     N     N    SW    SW    NW    NE    NE     E
T WIND SPD              9     6     9    11     9     6     8     9     5     4


DATE           05/06 SAT 05/07/16 SUN 05/08/16 MON 05/09/16 TUE 05/10/16
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            89      64      86      69      89      72      91      72      90
TEMP          87 82 69 64 85 82 72 69 87 84 75 72 90 86 75 72 89 86
DEWPT         55 56 61 62 61 62 65 66 64 66 67 69 68 70 72 71 71 70
MIN/MAX RH         32      91      43      88      45      90      48      98      52
RH            34 40 77 91 45 52 76 88 47 54 77 90 50 59 91 98 57 59
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0       0       0       5      10      10      20      20      30
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                                             IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ247-041015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
332 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE           05/03/16      WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16            FRI
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                      65          82          67          84          72
TEMP          79 75 69 68 66 65 75 81 82 78 71 70 68 67 77 83 84 80 75 74 72 72
DEWPT         56 50 52 58 59 57 53 51 49 53 57 61 64 61 59 57 58 59 60 61 61 62
MAX/MIN RH                   79          32          87          41          71
RH            45 41 55 72 78 76 47 36 32 43 61 74 87 81 54 42 41 49 60 64 69 71
WIND DIR      NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E  S  S SW  W NW NW  N NE SE  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD      11  9  9 11 10  8  8  8  4  4  5  8  6  6  5  3  4  5  4  4  5  6
CLOUDS        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)      6  5  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  5 10  6  1  4  7  8 10  8  6
POP 12HR                      5           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           3000  1700  2800  4500  1800  1300  3800  3600  2300  1500
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     W     W    NW     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             18    13    10    10    10    11    11     8     8    12


DATE           05/06 SAT 05/07/16 SUN 05/08/16 MON 05/09/16 TUE 05/10/16
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            82      72      80      74      81      76      82      77      82
TEMP          81 79 74 72 79 78 75 74 80 79 77 76 82 81 78 77 82 81
DEWPT         61 63 64 64 64 66 67 69 68 69 71 72 73 73 75 74 74 73
MIN/MAX RH         50      75      60      82      67      88      76      93      75
RH            51 58 70 75 60 66 76 82 68 72 82 88 77 80 92 92 78 77
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0       0       0       5      10      10      20      20      30
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                                             IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ234-041015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
332 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE           05/03/16      WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16            FRI
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                      55          83          58          86          60
TEMP          79 72 62 59 57 55 71 81 83 76 65 62 59 58 74 84 86 79 68 65 62 60
DEWPT         52 51 52 53 52 50 54 52 51 55 54 55 55 54 54 54 55 56 56 55 55 55
MAX/MIN RH                   84          33          89          35          82
RH            39 48 69 80 84 84 55 37 33 48 67 78 87 89 49 36 35 45 65 71 77 82
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  W SW  W NW  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E
WIND SPD       9  8  4  5  4  3  4  6  6  4  3  2  3  4  4  4  4  5  4  4  4  4
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)      4  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  5 10  6  1  4  8 10 11 10  8
POP 12HR                      5           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           2800   100  4600  6900  3500   300  5500  5300  3600   100
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N    NW    NW     N     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             12     8     9    11     6     3    10    12     5     4


DATE           05/06 SAT 05/07/16 SUN 05/08/16 MON 05/09/16 TUE 05/10/16
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            85      64      83      70      84      72      85      73      86
TEMP          84 79 68 64 81 79 72 70 83 80 74 72 84 82 75 73 85 83
DEWPT         56 59 62 61 61 63 64 66 66 66 68 70 71 71 73 73 72 70
MIN/MAX RH         38      91      49      89      55      95      63      99      61
RH            39 51 81 91 51 57 76 89 58 62 83 95 65 70 92 99 66 66
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       S      SE       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0       0       0       5      10      10      40      20      30
RAIN SHWRS                                        SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                                             SC SC IS IS 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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