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FOUS54 KCRP 302038
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
338 PM CDT TUE SEP 30 2014

TXZ245-011030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
338 PM CDT TUE SEP 30 2014

DATE           09/30/14      WED 10/01/14            THU 10/02/14            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                      77          87          79          88          75
TEMP          86 82 80 79 78 77 81 86 87 84 81 81 80 79 84 87 88 84 79 78 76 75
DEWPT         74 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 76 76 77 77 77 77 76 76 76 76 77 77 74 72
MAX/MIN RH                   92          69          93          69          97
RH            68 77 85 88 91 92 81 71 69 79 86 88 92 93 79 71 69 77 91 97 95 90
WIND DIR       E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W NW
WIND SPD       6  6  6  6  4  3  5  6  8  9  9 10 10  9 11 12 12 11 11 10  8  8
HEAT INDEX    94 89             87 95 98 93 89 88       92 99 99 92
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B2 OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)     60 32 38 44 49 53 45 38 42 47 52 56 60 63 60 58 54 50 72 94 90 87
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          20          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.02        0.62
RAIN SHWRS    IS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2     3
HAINES                  5     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           1200   700  2000  2200  1100  2300  3900  3800  2400  1900
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SW
T WIND SPD             12    11    10    17    19    18    20    18    23    19


DATE           10/03 SAT 10/04/14 SUN 10/05/14 MON 10/06/14 TUE 10/07/14
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      68      83      70      84      73      85      74      85
TEMP          84 79 71 68 82 78 72 70 83 80 75 73 84 82 76 74 84 82
DEWPT         71 66 61 60 62 62 62 61 63 65 67 68 69 69 70 70 71 72
MIN/MAX RH         59      78      50      74      51      86      60      88      65
RH            65 64 71 78 51 57 70 74 52 59 77 86 61 67 81 88 66 72
PWIND DIR           N      NE      NE       E      SE      SE       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           40      10       5      10      10      10      10      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC                                              IS IS
TSTMS         SC                                              IS IS

$$

TXZ231-011030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
338 PM CDT TUE SEP 30 2014

DATE           09/30/14      WED 10/01/14            THU 10/02/14            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                      73          92          75          93          73
TEMP          90 85 78 76 73 73 81 90 92 87 81 78 76 75 84 92 93 87 80 77 74 73
DEWPT         69 70 72 73 73 73 72 72 72 73 74 75 75 75 74 74 73 73 74 74 71 68
MAX/MIN RH                  100          52         100          52          92
RH            51 61 81 92100100 74 56 52 62 81 92100100 71 55 52 63 82 92 91 84
WIND DIR       E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  E  N
WIND SPD       4  5  5  4  3  3  3  5  6  9  8  6  6  6  9 11 10  8  5  5  8 10
HEAT INDEX    95 90             86 97100 94 86          92102102 94
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B2 OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)     44 27 31 34 39 43 35 28 33 38 43 49 54 60 52 44 47 49 74 98 89 81
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01        0.67
RAIN SHWRS                                                 IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS                                                      IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
OBVIS                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     3     3
HAINES                  4     3     3     5     3     3     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           2000   300  3400  3700  2000  1400  4600  4600  2900  1500
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S     S    SW
T WIND SPD             14    11    11    16    20    18    20    17    21    17


DATE           10/03 SAT 10/04/14 SUN 10/05/14 MON 10/06/14 TUE 10/07/14
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      61      84      64      87      69      88      69      88
TEMP          85 77 66 61 83 78 68 64 85 81 72 69 87 82 73 69 87 82
DEWPT         64 60 55 53 56 57 57 57 61 60 65 65 66 67 69 69 70 68
MIN/MAX RH         46      75      38      78      41      89      50     100      54
RH            50 55 69 75 39 48 68 78 44 49 79 89 51 61 88100 57 64
PWIND DIR           N      NE      NE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           20       5       0       5      10      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS
TSTMS         IS

$$

TXZ247-011030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
338 PM CDT TUE SEP 30 2014

DATE           09/30/14      WED 10/01/14            THU 10/02/14            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                      78          85          80          88          77
TEMP          85 81 80 80 79 78 81 85 85 82 82 81 80 80 84 88 88 85 81 79 78 77
DEWPT         74 75 75 75 75 75 75 76 76 77 77 78 78 77 77 77 77 76 77 77 75 73
MAX/MIN RH                   90          75          91          68          93
RH            71 81 85 86 89 89 82 75 75 83 86 88 91 91 78 70 68 76 88 93 91 87
WIND DIR       E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W NW
WIND SPD       8  8  8  6  5  4  5  8  9  9 10 11 11 10 11 12 12 12 12 12  8  6
HEAT INDEX    92 87 86 85       88 94 95 91 90 90 88 87 94100100 94 88
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 OV
CLOUDS(%)     58 28 37 46 50 55 47 40 44 47 52 56 59 61 59 57 52 48 66 84 86 89
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          20          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.02        0.49
RAIN SHWRS    IS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2     3
HAINES                  5     4     3     4     4     4     5     5     4     3
MIXING HGT           1000   800  1600  1600   900  2500  3700  3600  2500  2300
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SW
T WIND SPD             12    11    11    16    20    19    20    18    23    20


DATE           10/03 SAT 10/04/14 SUN 10/05/14 MON 10/06/14 TUE 10/07/14
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            84      73      82      73      83      76      84      76      84
TEMP          84 81 75 73 82 79 74 73 82 81 77 76 83 81 78 76 83 82
DEWPT         71 67 63 63 64 63 63 63 64 66 68 69 70 70 71 71 72 72
MIN/MAX RH         61      72      53      72      54      80      63      84      68
RH            67 64 67 72 55 58 69 72 55 61 74 80 64 68 79 84 69 74
PWIND DIR           N      NE      NE       E      SE       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           40      10       5      10      10      10      10      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC                                              IS IS
TSTMS         SC                                              IS IS

$$

TXZ234-011030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
338 PM CDT TUE SEP 30 2014

DATE           09/30/14      WED 10/01/14            THU 10/02/14            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                      74          90          76          92          72
TEMP          89 84 77 75 74 74 81 89 89 85 79 77 76 76 84 91 92 86 79 76 74 72
DEWPT         71 72 73 74 73 73 73 73 73 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 74 75 75 72 70
MAX/MIN RH                   98          58          97          57          95
RH            56 68 86 95 96 97 75 59 60 70 86 94 96 97 74 60 57 69 87 95 95 91
WIND DIR       E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W  N
WIND SPD       5  5  4  4  2  2  4  6  8  8  6  6  6  6  9 11 10  8  5  4  5  9
HEAT INDEX    95 89             86 97 97 93             92102102 93
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)     59 41 41 41 45 49 42 35 42 50 53 57 58 59 57 55 56 56 76 95 88 82
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.75
RAIN SHWRS    IS                                     IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS                                     IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  5     5     3     4     4     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           1500   200  3100  3200  1500  1600  4600  4600  2700  1400
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SW
T WIND SPD             11    10    11    17    19    17    19    19    23    17


DATE           10/03 SAT 10/04/14 SUN 10/05/14 MON 10/06/14 TUE 10/07/14
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      60      84      62      85      67      87      69      87
TEMP          84 77 65 60 82 77 66 62 84 79 70 67 86 81 72 69 86 81
DEWPT         66 58 55 54 57 58 57 55 61 62 65 65 69 68 68 68 70 70
MIN/MAX RH         46      81      41      77      45      94      54      97      57
RH            55 52 71 81 42 52 73 77 46 55 82 94 57 64 86 97 60 68
PWIND DIR           N       N      NE      SE      SE       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           30       5       0       5      10      10      10      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC                                              IS IS
TSTMS         SC                                              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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