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FOUS54 KCRP 032058
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
258 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

TXZ245-041015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
258 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

DATE           03/03/15      WED 03/04/15            THU 03/05/15            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
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                      62          70          38          42          35
TEMP          70 66 64 63 63 62 64 68 69 65 59 55 40 38 39 41 42 40 37 36 36 35
DEWPT         66 65 64 63 63 62 64 65 65 64 58 49 37 36 33 33 32 31 31 31 30 28
MAX/MIN RH                  100          83          99          70          81
RH            87100100100100100100 90 88 95 97 79 89 93 79 73 70 72 78 81 79 73
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  E  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD      11 11 10  9  9  9 10 11 10 10  5 18 24 23 21 20 18 18 17 16 16 13
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     83 64 81 88 92 92 93 87 88 87 89 96100100100 98 97 95 78 62 68 75
POP 12HR                     10          20          60          30          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05        0.16        0.05           0
RAIN                          S  S              L  L  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                              IS IS IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     2     2     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           1400   900  2100  2000  1700  1700  2300  2900  2600  2500
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     W     N     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD             33    33    31    24    17    27    39    33    32    25


DATE           03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15
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          48      40    51      42    57      48    63      51    65
TEMP          46 46 41   40 50 49 44   42 55 55 50   48 61 60 53   51 62 62
DEWPT         26 29 32   35 38 39 40   40 42 46 47   46 48 49 48   48 50 51
MIN/MAX RH       36      82    61      93    62      92    60      88    61
RH            45 53 69   82 64 67 87   93 64 72 90   92 64 68 84   88 65 67
PWIND DIR         N      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10      10    10      30    30      30    10      10    10
RAIN                               C    C  C  C          S  S          S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                      SC   SC

$$

TXZ231-041015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
258 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

DATE           03/03/15      WED 03/04/15            THU 03/05/15            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
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                      62          78          35          40          34
TEMP          63 65 64 62 62 62 64 70 77 73 65 43 39 35 36 39 40 38 36 35 34 34
DEWPT         62 64 64 62 62 62 64 63 65 61 52 40 34 31 27 25 26 25 25 25 23 25
MAX/MIN RH                  100          62          92          57          70
RH            99 98100100100100100 80 66 67 62 91 84 87 67 57 57 59 64 66 63 70
WIND DIR       S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE  E NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       9 10 10  9  6  4  5  8  5  5  9 20 20 20 18 17 13 13 11 11 10  8
CLOUDS        OV B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     88 67 82 84 92 93 94 78 79 84 88 95100100100 91 66 84 68 53 58 64
POP 12HR                     20          30          60          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.03        0.21        0.03           0
DRIZZLE        O        O  O
RAIN           O        O  O  C  C              L  L  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                         SC SC NM NM
TSTMS                              IS IS IS IS IS IS
OBVIS               PF  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     2     2     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     4     4     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           2000  1100  1900  2300  2200  2100  2900  3200  2900  2500
T WIND DIR              S     S     S    SE     E     N     N     N     N    NE
T WIND SPD             29    26    19    13    20    34    35    28    27    23


DATE           03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15
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          49      37    53      40    58      44    65      49    68
TEMP          47 46 40   37 51 50 43   40 55 54 47   44 61 61 52   49 65 63
DEWPT         20 23 30   30 34 36 37   37 40 44 44   44 45 46 45   43 47 48
MIN/MAX RH       27      75    50      88    55      98    51      81    49
RH            34 39 67   75 53 60 82   88 57 66 90   98 56 59 77   81 53 58
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   OV OV OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         10      10    10      20    30      20    10      10    10
RAIN                               S    S  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                      IS   IS

$$

TXZ247-041015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
258 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

DATE           03/03/15      WED 03/04/15            THU 03/05/15            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
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                      62          68          40          44          37
TEMP          65 63 63 63 62 62 63 66 68 64 58 58 42 40 41 43 44 42 39 38 37 37
DEWPT         65 63 63 63 62 62 63 65 65 64 58 51 39 37 37 37 36 35 35 35 35 30
MAX/MIN RH                  100          88         100          74          92
RH           100100100100100100100 94 88 99100 77 89 92 86 79 74 77 86 89 91 75
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S SE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD      11 11 11 10  9  9 10 11 10 10  5 17 25 25 24 19 20 20 19 19 18 14
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     81 64 81 88 92 92 92 86 88 85 89 96100100100 99 97 95 79 62 72 81
POP 12HR                     10          20          60          30          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03        0.15        0.06           0
RAIN                          S  S              L  L  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                              IS IS IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     2     2     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           1200   900  1600  1600  1400  1800  2300  2900  2700  2700
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     W     N     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD             34    34    32    26    14    24    40    33    32    25


DATE           03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15
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          48      42    53      44    58      52    63      53    64
TEMP          46 46 43   42 51 50 46   44 56 56 53   52 61 60 55   53 62 62
DEWPT         28 31 34   37 40 40 41   41 43 47 49   48 49 49 49   49 51 51
MIN/MAX RH       40      82    62      88    61      86    60      87    62
RH            49 55 71   82 66 68 84   88 63 69 85   86 64 67 82   87 65 67
PWIND DIR         N      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10      10    10      30    30      30    10      10    10
RAIN                               C    C  C  C          S  S  S    S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                      SC   SC

$$

TXZ234-041015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
258 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

DATE           03/03/15      WED 03/04/15            THU 03/05/15            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
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                      62          73          35          39          33
TEMP          74 70 67 64 63 62 64 70 72 70 61 40 37 35 36 38 39 37 35 34 34 33
DEWPT         66 64 64 64 63 62 64 64 66 60 50 39 34 32 27 27 27 26 25 24 23 24
MAX/MIN RH                  100          68          96          62          70
RH            76 83 92 98100100100 83 80 73 68 96 87 89 69 63 62 64 67 67 66 70
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD      12 12 10  8  6  6  9 11  9  8  6 20 23 19 20 18 16 14 12 12 11 10
CLOUDS        OV B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     88 65 82 89 93 93 95 88 90 91 91 95100100100 98 66 80 67 54 57 59
POP 12HR                     20          30          60          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.07        0.19        0.04           0
DRIZZLE        O        O  O
RAIN           O        O  O  C  C              L  L  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                         SC SC NM NM
TSTMS                              IS IS IS IS IS IS
OBVIS               PF  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     2     2     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIXING HGT           1800  1100  2100  2000  1600  2000  2900  2900  2700  2500
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S    NE     N     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD             31    29    28    20    21    34    39    33    31    25


DATE           03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15
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          50      38    52      38    57      44    64      48    66
TEMP          47 47 40   38 49 48 41   38 54 54 46   44 61 60 51   48 63 62
DEWPT         22 27 31   32 34 36 36   37 42 45 44   43 47 48 46   45 49 49
MIN/MAX RH       27      80    53      96    61     100    56      89    56
RH            37 45 70   80 55 63 84   96 64 72 93  100 60 65 81   89 61 64
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         10      10    10      30    30      20    10      10    10
RAIN                               C    C  C  C          S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                      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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