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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
250 PM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

TXZ245-041015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
250 PM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

DATE           09/03/15      FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15            SUN
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          89          78          91          77
TEMP          87 84 81 81 80 78 85 88 89 85 81 81 80 78 84 90 89 87 82 81 80 77
DEWPT         75 75 75 76 76 76 76 75 75 74 76 75 77 76 78 78 77 77 77 77 77 77
MAX/MIN RH                   95          64         100          66          99
RH            68 76 82 85 87 95 76 65 64 71 85 82 91 93 81 68 69 73 86 87 91 98
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD       9  9  5  5  4  3  5  8  9 10  6  6  4  4  6 10 12 11 10  8  4  5
HEAT INDEX    96 92 87 84 83    95 98 99 92 87 87       94104102 98 90 89
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     54 51 48 46 62 78 73 68 51 33 38 44 44 45 36 41 36 43 36 41 37 55
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.04        0.03        0.03           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC    IS IS IS SC SC IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC             SC SC IS IS             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     3     2     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     4     4     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           3000  2400  4300  4000  2400  2200  2400  2300  1700   700
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE     S    SE
T WIND SPD             14    11    10    17    19    14    14    20    17     9


DATE           09/06 MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15 THU 09/10/15
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            91      77      91      77      90      77      90      77      91
TEMP          91 87 82 77 91 87 82 77 89 86 81 77 89 86 81 77 91 87
DEWPT         76 76 77 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 76 76 75 75 76 76 75 75
MIN/MAX RH         61      97      61      94      63      96      63      95      60
RH            62 70 86 97 62 69 85 94 63 71 86 96 64 71 86 95 60 68
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S      SE      SE       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5      20      10      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                     IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-041015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
250 PM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

DATE           09/03/15      FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15            SUN
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                      74          95          75          97          74
TEMP          93 90 80 77 75 74 85 94 95 90 81 79 77 75 86 94 97 93 83 79 76 74
DEWPT         70 73 74 75 74 72 76 72 71 70 74 75 76 74 75 73 71 70 74 76 76 74
MAX/MIN RH                   95          45          99          41         100
RH            47 59 81 93 94 92 75 49 45 52 77 89 96 96 72 51 43 47 73 92100100
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE
WIND SPD       8  9  8  3  2  2  5  6  9 11  8  5  4  4  6  8 13 13 10  6  4  3
HEAT INDEX   100 99 85          94102102 95 87          95103105 99 90
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     66 42 39 35 40 44 46 47 44 40 37 34 36 38 35 38 42 32 22 30 32 42
POP 12HR                     10          20          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           5500  1800  6600  6400  4900  1500  3900  4400  3700   400
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             13    12    10    17    19    16    12    21    18     9


DATE           09/06 MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15 THU 09/10/15
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            99      74      99      74      97      74      97      74      97
TEMP          95 94 79 74 95 94 79 74 93 93 78 74 93 93 79 74 94 93
DEWPT         70 71 76 74 70 71 75 74 70 71 75 74 70 72 75 74 69 70
MIN/MAX RH         40     100      39     100      43     100      43      98      40
RH            45 47 88100 44 46 86100 47 50 89100 47 51 86 98 45 47
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5      10       5      10       5       5       5      10

$$

TXZ247-041015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
250 PM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

DATE           09/03/15      FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15            SUN
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                      79          88          80          90          80
TEMP          87 85 83 82 81 79 86 87 88 86 84 83 82 80 83 87 89 86 84 82 82 80
DEWPT         76 76 76 77 77 77 77 76 77 75 76 75 78 77 78 78 78 78 78 78 78 77
MAX/MIN RH                   92          69          94          69          92
RH            70 75 80 84 86 92 77 71 69 71 79 80 88 90 86 76 70 75 82 86 89 91
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD       9  9  8  8  6  4  6  6  9 10  9  9  6  6  8 10 11 12 12 10  6  6
HEAT INDEX    97 93 91 90 89    96 97100 94 92 90 91 87 93101102 99 95 91 90 84
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     60 55 51 47 63 80 71 63 48 34 39 44 45 47 38 42 38 44 39 42 39 56
POP 12HR                     30          30          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.04        0.03        0.03           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC    IS SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC             SC SC IS IS             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     3     2     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3000  2400  3100  3000  2400  2300  1600  1600  1500   800
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD             14    12    10    17    20    17    16    20    20    12


DATE           09/06 MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15 THU 09/10/15
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      79      90      79      88      80      88      80      90
TEMP          88 86 82 79 87 86 82 79 86 85 82 80 86 85 82 80 87 86
DEWPT         77 77 77 77 76 76 77 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 76
MIN/MAX RH         65      92      65      89      67      89      68      89      64
RH            71 74 87 92 71 73 85 89 72 73 84 89 73 75 84 89 68 72
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S      SE      SE       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10      20      10      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                     IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-041015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
250 PM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

DATE           09/03/15      FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15            SUN
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                      74          92          75          93          74
TEMP          90 87 80 77 76 75 85 91 92 88 80 78 77 75 82 90 93 88 80 78 76 74
DEWPT         73 74 75 75 74 73 76 75 74 76 75 76 74 73 78 76 73 75 77 76 76 74
MAX/MIN RH                   96          56         100          53         100
RH            58 66 85 93 93 93 76 60 56 69 83 93 90 93 86 64 53 67 88 95100100
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  E SE SE SE  S SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8  9  4  3  2  3  5  5  9 11  5  3  3  1  3  6 12 11  6  5  2  3
HEAT INDEX    99 95             94103102 99 85          91103103 98 87
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     53 45 44 44 51 59 63 67 50 32 38 43 42 40 31 42 28 40 25 41 34 53
POP 12HR                     20          30          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.02           0        0.04           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC    IS IS IS SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC             SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     3     3     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           4500  2100  5800  5400  3400  1700  2600  2600  2000   200
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE
T WIND SPD             11    10     8    14    16    10     8    18    14     5


DATE           09/06 MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15 THU 09/10/15
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      75      94      75      93      74      93      75      93
TEMP          91 89 79 75 92 89 79 75 90 88 77 74 90 88 78 75 91 88
DEWPT         75 75 76 75 74 75 76 75 73 74 76 74 74 74 76 75 72 74
MIN/MAX RH         49     100      52      99      53     100      53     100      51
RH            58 64 92100 57 63 92 99 57 64 95100 58 64 93100 55 62
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S      SE       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5      10       5      10       5      20       5      20
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                                             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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