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FOUS54 KCRP 280909
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
309 AM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

TXZ245-282215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
309 AM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

DATE             FRI 11/28/14            SAT 11/29/14            SUN 11/30/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      71          62          74          66          76
TEMP             53 60 69 70 64 62 63 63 63 67 72 72 71 69 68 67 66 69 74 76 71
DEWPT            52 57 57 59 59 60 61 60 60 63 64 66 64 63 63 62 62 63 64 64 65
MIN/MAX RH                   65          95          77          87          69
RH               94 88 66 68 87 95 93 90 92 87 77 81 78 82 84 85 87 81 70 69 81
WIND DIR         SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          4  4  6  8  9  9 10  9  8 10 13 14 13 12 14 14 13 13 13 12 10
CLOUDS           FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        17 27 44 38 30 29 33 48 49 53 49 49 48 52 54 57 57 53 49 45 43
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     3     3     3     4     4     3     3
MIXING HGT           3500  4400  2500  1700  3500  3700  3200  1700  4500  4400
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             14    19    24    25    26    28    31    29    26    24


DATE               MON 12/01/14  TUE 12/02/14  WED 12/03/14  THU 12/04/14
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            64    73      49    62      55    67      58    68
TEMP          66   64 72 64 54   49 60 59 56   55 65 64 59   58 67 65
DEWPT         63   63 65 59 47   44 48 50 53   55 60 58 58   56 60 58
MAX/MIN RH         97    71      86    62     100    76      97    73
RH            91   96 80 84 78   82 63 73 91   99 82 84 97   95 80 78
PWIND DIR           S     E       N     N      NE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           10    20      20    10      10    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS            IS IS IS   IS               IS IS         IS IS

$$

TXZ231-282215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
309 AM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

DATE             FRI 11/28/14            SAT 11/29/14            SUN 11/30/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      75          54          80          63          79
TEMP             49 57 71 74 67 59 57 56 55 63 76 79 73 68 66 64 63 68 77 79 72
DEWPT            48 53 54 53 54 55 55 55 55 59 61 62 62 62 62 61 61 62 63 63 63
MIN/MAX RH                   48          99          56          94          58
RH               97 88 54 48 62 89 95 98 99 87 59 57 68 80 85 90 94 82 62 58 73
WIND DIR          E SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD          2  2  8  9  8  6  6  3  4  6 13 13 11  9  9  8  8  9 10 11  8
CLOUDS           SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        40 47 26 22 17 20 28 44 44 55 40 38 46 50 54 57 57 52 44 38 46
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS            PF                      PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     3     3     4     3     3     3     4
MIXING HGT           4100  4500  1200   200  4000  4900  3500  1400  3700  4100
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             17    17    26    33    32    27    29    28    24    18


DATE               MON 12/01/14  TUE 12/02/14  WED 12/03/14  THU 12/04/14
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            61    76      48    63      52    68      56    71
TEMP          65   61 74 65 53   48 61 59 54   52 66 63 58   56 68 66
DEWPT         62   60 62 54 40   37 41 46 47   50 57 56 56   54 58 55
MAX/MIN RH         97    55      69    48      93    67      94    62
RH            92   97 66 67 62   67 48 63 78   92 72 78 93   94 70 69
PWIND DIR          SE     E      NE    NE       E     E       E    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10    20      20    10      10    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS            IS IS IS   IS               IS IS         IS IS

$$

TXZ247-282215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
309 AM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

DATE             FRI 11/28/14            SAT 11/29/14            SUN 11/30/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      72          64          72          68          74
TEMP             58 63 70 71 65 64 65 65 65 68 71 71 71 69 69 68 68 70 73 74 71
DEWPT            54 58 57 59 60 61 61 62 62 64 65 66 64 63 63 63 63 63 64 65 65
MIN/MAX RH                   64          90          79          84          72
RH               88 82 64 67 85 90 88 90 90 86 80 84 79 81 82 83 84 80 73 72 81
WIND DIR         SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          6  6  8  8 10 11 12 11 10 11 13 14 14 14 17 16 14 14 14 12 11
CLOUDS           FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        18 31 45 38 29 28 33 48 47 49 49 50 47 52 52 55 55 53 48 45 42
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           3400  4200  2600  2300  3100  3400  3000  1900  4500  4400
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             14    18    24    25    26    28    32    29    27    24


DATE               MON 12/01/14  TUE 12/02/14  WED 12/03/14  THU 12/04/14
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            66    73      52    63      58    68      60    68
TEMP          67   66 72 64 56   52 61 61 59   58 66 65 61   60 67 66
DEWPT         64   64 66 60 50   47 49 51 55   57 61 59 60   58 62 59
MAX/MIN RH         94    73      87    64      97    78      94    75
RH            88   94 81 85 80   83 65 72 90   96 84 83 94   92 83 77
PWIND DIR           S     E       N    NE      NE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           10    20      20    10      10    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS            IS IS IS   IS               IS IS         IS IS

$$

TXZ234-282215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
309 AM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

DATE             FRI 11/28/14            SAT 11/29/14            SUN 11/30/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      73          57          77          63          78
TEMP             48 58 72 73 65 59 59 59 58 64 75 76 72 68 66 64 63 68 76 78 71
DEWPT            43 49 57 57 58 59 58 57 57 61 63 64 63 62 62 61 61 62 63 64 64
MIN/MAX RH                   58          99          65          93          62
RH               81 72 59 58 77 98 95 93 96 90 66 67 75 84 88 90 93 81 64 62 78
WIND DIR          E  E  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          4  3  8  9  8  6  5  4  3  6 13 14 11 10  9  8  8 10 12 13  9
CLOUDS           FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1
CLOUDS(%)        16 17 41 35 32 28 34 45 48 54 46 48 48 55 62 63 63 55 53 46 56
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           4200  4500  1100   700  3800  4300  3500  1300  4400  4300
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             16    19    24    28    26    28    29    28    25    23


DATE               MON 12/01/14  TUE 12/02/14  WED 12/03/14  THU 12/04/14
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            61    75      46    63      52    68      55    70
TEMP          64   61 73 64 52   46 60 58 54   52 65 63 57   55 68 65
DEWPT         62   60 62 52 41   39 43 48 49   50 57 56 55   53 57 56
MAX/MIN RH         97    55      75    53      97    69      95    63
RH            93   97 70 65 67   75 53 68 84   96 75 79 95   94 69 73
PWIND DIR           S     E       N     N      NE     E       E    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10    30      20    10      10    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS            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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