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FOUS54 KCRP 270853 AAA
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
353 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

TXZ245-272215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
353 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

DATE             WED 07/27/16            THU 07/28/16            FRI 07/29/16
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                      88          80          91          79          91
TEMP          80 79 84 87 88 83 80 83 83 80 86 90 90 85 81 80 81 79 86 89 87 86
DEWPT         77 76 76 76 75 76 77 78 78 77 76 76 76 76 77 77 78 77 77 77 75 76
MIN/MAX RH                   66          91          62          95          62
RH            92 91 79 72 66 80 90 85 85 90 74 63 64 76 88 91 92 93 76 70 69 75
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       6  8  6 11 11 12  9 11  9  9  8  9 11 11 10 10  8  5  5  8 13 11
HEAT INDEX    83    93 97 99 91 87 93 93 87 96102102 95 87 87 90    96101 97 96
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     73 81 76 70 65 40 58 63 58 65 55 58 49 40 43 45 48 51 52 52 38 24
POP 12HR                     40          20          30          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.32        0.03        0.02           0        0.04
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     2     2     3     3     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     3     4     5     5     4     5
MIXING HGT           4900  4600  2200  2300  5700  5400  2600  1600  5600  5400
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             14    20    18    16    14    18    17    13    10    14


DATE          SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16
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            79      91      80      90      80      92      80      92
TEMP          81 79 89 86 81 80 88 86 81 80 89 86 81 80 89 86
DEWPT         77 77 77 77 78 77 75 76 77 77 75 76 77 76 77 77
MAX/MIN RH         91      64      91      63      91      61      90      62
RH            87 91 69 75 90 91 67 74 89 91 65 73 87 90 68 74
PWIND DIR           S      SE       S       S       S      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      20      10      20      10      20       5      20
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-272215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
353 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

DATE             WED 07/27/16            THU 07/28/16            FRI 07/29/16
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                      95          77          98          76         100
TEMP          78 76 81 93 95 90 82 79 79 78 88 96 97 95 85 81 78 76 88 96100 95
DEWPT         75 75 76 71 70 70 74 76 77 76 75 72 70 72 75 76 77 75 75 71 69 71
MIN/MAX RH                   44          96          42          96          37
RH            90 99 84 49 45 52 78 90 94 94 66 46 42 47 71 84 95 95 65 45 37 46
WIND DIR       S SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  S SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  4  6  8 10 11 10  9  6  5  8  6 10 13 10  6  4  2  3  6 12 13
HEAT INDEX          87101101 95 87          97105105104 93 88       98104107103
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     73 83 72 58 58 68 64 60 62 61 63 72 60 48 46 43 47 52 54 57 48 40
POP 12HR                     30          20          30          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.16        0.02        0.02           0        0.05
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     2     2     3     3     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           8500 11000  5100  1600  8300 10300  4800  1000  7500  8500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             11    18    17    11    12    18    16     8     9    16


DATE          SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16
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            77     101      77     102      77     102      76     101
TEMP          81 77 97 97 82 77 98 97 82 77 98 97 82 76 97 96
DEWPT         77 75 69 72 76 75 69 71 76 75 69 70 76 75 69 70
MAX/MIN RH         95      37      94      35      93      35      96      35
RH            85 94 41 45 83 94 40 43 82 92 40 42 84 95 41 43
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC FW FW SC FW FW SC SC FW
POP 12HR            5      20       5      20       5      20       5      20
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-272215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
353 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

DATE             WED 07/27/16            THU 07/28/16            FRI 07/29/16
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                      87          82          89          81          90
TEMP          82 82 84 86 87 87 82 87 85 82 87 89 89 86 84 84 82 81 87 89 89 86
DEWPT         77 77 77 77 77 77 78 78 78 77 76 76 76 77 77 77 77 77 77 78 76 77
MIN/MAX RH                   72          89          67          88          67
RH            84 86 80 74 73 74 87 77 83 86 71 67 67 74 79 83 87 88 73 69 67 73
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      11 10  9 11 12 13 12 13 12 10  9  9 10 12 12 12 10  8  6  8 13 12
HEAT INDEX    90 89 94 97 98 98 91 99 96 90 98101101 97 93 92 90 88 98103101 97
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     71 79 74 68 63 43 53 59 57 63 55 59 48 37 42 48 48 48 49 49 36 23
POP 12HR                     40          20          30          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.32        0.03        0.02           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     2     2     3     2     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           3600  3200  2000  2500  4200  4000  2600  2500  4200  4100
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             18    23    23    20    16    18    19    16    11    14


DATE          SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16
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            81      90      82      90      82      91      82      91
TEMP          84 81 90 87 84 82 90 87 84 82 91 87 84 82 91 87
DEWPT         77 77 77 77 78 77 77 77 78 77 77 77 77 77 77 77
MAX/MIN RH         88      67      88      66      88      64      87      64
RH            81 88 67 74 82 88 67 74 82 88 64 72 81 87 64 71
PWIND DIR           S      SE       S       S       S      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      20      10      10      10      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS

$$

TXZ234-272215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
353 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

DATE             WED 07/27/16            THU 07/28/16            FRI 07/29/16
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                      91          77          94          76          96
TEMP          76 76 83 90 90 87 83 81 79 78 87 93 94 92 83 79 78 76 89 94 96 93
DEWPT         75 75 76 75 74 75 76 77 77 76 76 74 75 73 75 75 75 75 75 75 72 73
MIN/MAX RH                   59          98          53          95          46
RH            95 99 81 60 60 67 80 86 93 95 69 54 54 55 79 89 92 95 64 54 47 51
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S SE  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       3  3  5  9 10 11  4  6  4  5  6  8 10 11  5  4  2  2  2  5 12 11
HEAT INDEX          92100100 96 90 89       98104106101 90         100105105103
CLOUDS        B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     84 93 81 70 70 71 66 74 75 72 65 66 56 46 47 48 57 66 68 70 51 31
POP 12HR                     50          20          30          10          30
QPF 12HR                   0.17        0.02        0.02           0        0.05
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC             SC SC SC SC
LAL                     3     3     2     2     3     3     1     1     3     3
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     4     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           6800  7400  2900  1300  8100  7900  3400   800  7000  7200
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             11    19    11     9    12    17     9     2     6    14


DATE          SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16
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            77      96      78      96      77      97      77      96
TEMP          80 77 94 93 80 78 94 93 80 77 95 94 80 77 94 93
DEWPT         76 75 73 74 76 76 73 74 76 75 73 73 76 75 73 72
MAX/MIN RH         94      48      94      48      93      45      94      46
RH            87 93 52 53 86 94 51 53 87 92 49 50 87 93 51 51
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            5      30       5      20       5      20       5      20
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS               SC SC       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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