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FOUS54 KCRP 292123
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
323 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

TXZ245-301045-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
323 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

DATE           01/29/15      FRI 01/30/15            SAT 01/31/15            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      54          60          52          66          58
TEMP          74 71 67 63 56 54 55 58 60 57 55 54 53 53 56 63 66 63 60 59 58 58
DEWPT         60 58 59 58 53 48 47 48 48 48 48 48 50 52 54 57 58 58 58 58 56 55
MAX/MIN RH                   90          65          95          77          95
RH            64 64 77 87 90 81 75 68 65 71 78 82 90 95 92 81 77 83 92 95 91 92
WIND DIR      SE SE  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       5  4  3  3  8 12 12 12 12 13 12 10 10 10 11 12 12 11 10  9  6  5
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)     28 30 42 55 63 72 79 85 86 86 86 85 90 94 91 88 87 86 93 95 89 73
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          40          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.04        0.10
RAIN SHWRS                                           SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
OBVIS               PF 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           3000  1700  1700  2100  1400   900  2500  2500  2100  1100
T WIND DIR              E     N    NE     E     E     E    SE    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD              2    10    17    14    17    17    23    25    25    21


DATE           02/01/15  MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          67      46    54      44    57      50    59      48    61
TEMP          65 61 50   46 52 51 46   44 54 55 52   50 57 55 50   48 58 56
DEWPT         60 57 47   40 38 39 40   42 49 51 50   49 53 50 48   46 47 46
MIN/MAX RH       58     100    57      97    78      96    79      95    61
RH            83 88 91   80 60 65 80   93 82 85 96   94 87 83 95   92 68 68
PWIND DIR        SE       N     N      NE     E       S     N      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 OV B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         50      20    10      30    50      50    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS   IS       IS   IS SC SC SC   SC IS IS

$$

TXZ231-301045-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
323 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

DATE           01/29/15      FRI 01/30/15            SAT 01/31/15            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      52          61          51          68          59
TEMP          79 74 68 63 55 52 53 59 61 58 54 53 52 52 56 64 68 65 62 61 60 59
DEWPT         59 59 60 58 51 44 43 44 45 47 47 47 48 49 54 57 58 58 59 58 57 56
MAX/MIN RH                   86          56          98          71          92
RH            52 60 73 83 86 75 67 58 56 67 77 81 87 89 94 77 71 78 89 92 90 91
WIND DIR      SE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       5  5  5  5  9 11 10  9  9 10  9  9  9  8 11 12 12 11 10  8  5  4
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)     35 29 46 64 70 77 83 88 88 87 90 93 97100 91 89 88 89 93 93 89 75
POP 12HR                      5          10          20          50          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.15        0.17
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
OBVIS               PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     3     2     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           3500  1600  1800  2300  1400   700  2900  2800  2500  1400
T WIND DIR              E    NE    NE     E     E     E    SE    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD              6    18    16    12    16    19    27    26    25    21


DATE           02/01/15  MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          70      45    56      42    59      48    63      47    62
TEMP          68 63 50   45 53 52 45   42 55 56 50   48 60 59 50   47 59 57
DEWPT         60 58 46   38 36 36 37   40 46 49 48   47 52 50 47   46 47 44
MIN/MAX RH       55     100    47      91    68      97    66      95    55
RH            76 84 87   77 52 54 75   90 70 79 91   96 75 73 89   95 64 63
PWIND DIR        SE       N    NE       E     E      SE    NW      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30      20    10      30    30      40    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS   IS       IS   IS SC SC SC   SC

$$

TXZ247-301045-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
323 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

DATE           01/29/15      FRI 01/30/15            SAT 01/31/15            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      55          59          55          64          58
TEMP          71 70 66 62 58 55 56 58 59 58 56 56 55 55 57 62 64 62 60 59 58 58
DEWPT         60 58 59 59 54 50 48 49 49 49 50 51 52 53 55 57 58 58 58 58 57 56
MAX/MIN RH                   89          68          97          79          96
RH            69 67 80 88 89 81 75 70 68 72 79 84 89 97 93 83 79 85 94 96 95 94
WIND DIR       E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S
WIND SPD       5  4  3  3  9 13 14 13 14 14 13 11 11 10 12 12 12 12 11 10  8  5
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)     31 29 38 46 61 75 80 85 85 86 86 85 90 94 91 87 86 84 92 95 89 71
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          30          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.03        0.09
RAIN SHWRS                                           SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
OBVIS               PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     2     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           2800  1700  1700  2000  1600  1300  2400  2400  2000  1200
T WIND DIR             NE     N    NE    NE     E     E    SE    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD              3     9    19    18    19    18    24    26    25    23


DATE           02/01/15  MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          66      47    53      46    58      53    58      50    60
TEMP          64 61 51   47 52 51 48   46 55 56 54   53 57 56 51   50 58 57
DEWPT         59 57 49   41 39 40 41   44 50 51 52   50 53 51 49   47 48 47
MIN/MAX RH       58     100    59      94    78      93    80      92    63
RH            83 88 92   80 61 65 78   91 83 83 93   92 86 82 92   90 69 69
PWIND DIR        SE       N     N      NE     E       S     N      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 OV OV   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         50      20    10      30    50      50    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS   IS       IS   IS SC SC SC   SC IS IS

$$

TXZ234-301045-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
323 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

DATE           01/29/15      FRI 01/30/15            SAT 01/31/15            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      51          61          48          64          57
TEMP          77 72 67 62 54 51 53 59 61 57 52 50 49 48 52 61 64 62 59 58 57 57
DEWPT         60 58 59 57 50 43 43 45 46 47 45 43 44 46 51 55 57 57 57 57 55 56
MAX/MIN RH                   86          58          98          76          98
RH            56 60 74 83 85 74 68 60 58 69 76 76 84 92 95 81 76 83 93 95 92 98
WIND DIR       S SE  E  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  4  4  6  9 10 10  9  9  9  8  6  8  8 10 12 11 10  9  8  5  4
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)     33 32 52 72 66 60 72 84 86 87 87 88 93 97 90 91 91 89 95 95 91 83
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          50          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.06        0.14
RAIN SHWRS                                           SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
OBVIS               PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     3     2     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           3200  1500  1700  2300  1100   200  2200  2200  1900  1000
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE     E     E     E    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD              5    18    16    10    14    13    21    24    26    23


DATE           02/01/15  MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          71      43    55      40    57      49    61      46    62
TEMP          68 63 49   43 52 51 43   40 54 55 50   49 58 57 49   46 58 56
DEWPT         61 57 45   38 37 38 37   38 46 50 49   48 53 51 48   44 47 44
MIN/MAX RH       57     100    51      95    73      99    74      95    56
RH            81 82 88   82 55 61 78   93 76 85 94   97 82 81 95   94 66 65
PWIND DIR         S       N     N      NE     E      SE     N      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC B1   B1 B2 OV B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         50      20    10      30    40      40    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS   IS       IS   IS SC SC SC   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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