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FOUS54 KCRP 300845
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
345 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

TXZ245-302215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
345 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

DATE             SAT 04/30/16            SUN 05/01/16            MON 05/02/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      85          76          83          73          79
TEMP          76 75 80 83 85 81 78 78 77 76 80 82 83 80 77 76 75 73 79 73 70 69
DEWPT         74 75 75 75 74 75 75 74 74 74 75 74 74 75 75 74 73 73 71 68 66 64
MIN/MAX RH                   70          93          75         100          76
RH            93 98 86 78 70 81 90 90 91 93 86 76 77 86 94 94 96100 76 83 87 86
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD      10  8  8  6  8  6  8  6  8  9 10 10 10 11 13 11  6  3 10 12 10 11
HEAT INDEX             91 92 87                89 89 85
CLOUDS        OV OV B2 B2 B2 SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     88 91 77 70 70 50 73 73 87 83 83 82 82 75 78 96 97 98 98 98 98 98
POP 12HR                     40          10          20          50          70
QPF 12HR                   0.09           0        0.07        0.34        0.57
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM SC
LAL                     4     2     1     1     2     2     2     3     4     4
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     2     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           3100  2800  1100  1500  3100  2900   800   300  1000  1000
T WIND DIR              S    SE     E     E     E     E     E     E    NE     N
T WIND SPD             16    12    17    18    14    18    20    11    16    21
COAST FLOOD    Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE          TUE 05/03/16 WED 05/04/16 THU 05/05/16 FRI 05/06/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            67      77      61      80      65      81      66      82
TEMP          70 67 75 72 65 61 75 75 69 65 77 76 69 66 78 78
DEWPT         64 59 60 59 58 56 59 59 60 58 58 59 61 61 61 63
MAX/MIN RH         87      55      82      50      81      47      88      52
RH            83 77 60 64 77 82 58 57 75 81 52 57 75 88 58 60
PWIND DIR           N      NE       N       N       N      NE       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC FW
POP 12HR           40      10       0       0       0       0       0       0
RAIN SHWRS    SC
TSTMS         SC

$$

TXZ231-302215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
345 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

DATE             SAT 04/30/16            SUN 05/01/16            MON 05/02/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      92          74          88          69          75
TEMP          75 74 82 89 92 87 78 75 75 74 80 85 87 83 75 72 71 69 75 67 64 65
DEWPT         73 73 74 73 69 71 73 73 73 71 73 72 71 75 75 72 71 69 63 59 59 60
MIN/MAX RH                   47          95          58         100          67
RH            92 98 78 60 47 60 83 93 95 92 80 64 59 75100100100100 67 76 82 83
WIND DIR      SE  E SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  N NE NE  N  N
WIND SPD       6  4  4  5  6  6  4  4  3  6  6  8  9  9  8  6  4 10  8 13 12 11
HEAT INDEX          87 96 97 93                91 93 91
CLOUDS        OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     89 77 79 64 52 32 37 53 85 80 80 76 76 61 58 71 93 98 98 98 98 98
POP 12HR                     30          20          30          40          70
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.01        0.06        0.34        0.34
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC IS          SC SC SC SC       SC SC NM NM NM NM SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC IS          SC SC SC SC       SC SC NM NM NM NM SC
LAL                     3     3     1     1     3     2     1     3     4     4
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     3     4     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           5900  7200  2800   900  5300  5300  1400     0  1500  1400
T WIND DIR             SW    NE     E     E     E     E     E    NE    NE     N
T WIND SPD              5     6    12    11    12    12    12    14    23    23


DATE          TUE 05/03/16 WED 05/04/16 THU 05/05/16 FRI 05/06/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            62      79      55      82      55      84      57      88
TEMP          65 62 75 73 59 55 75 76 59 55 77 78 62 57 80 82
DEWPT         58 54 56 56 55 53 55 54 57 55 54 56 58 57 58 60
MAX/MIN RH         83      46      92      39     100      37     100      38
RH            79 74 52 55 84 92 49 47 93100 45 47 86100 47 47
PWIND DIR           N      NE      NE       N      NE      NE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           40      10       0       0       0       0       0       0
RAIN SHWRS    SC
TSTMS         SC

$$

TXZ247-302215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
345 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

DATE             SAT 04/30/16            SUN 05/01/16            MON 05/02/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      81          76          81          74          80
TEMP          76 76 80 81 81 78 78 78 77 77 79 80 81 78 76 76 75 74 80 74 71 70
DEWPT         74 75 76 75 74 75 76 75 75 74 75 75 75 76 75 75 75 74 72 69 67 66
MIN/MAX RH                   81          94          81         100          79
RH            96100 87 83 81 90 94 91 93 92 89 84 83 93 97 97 99100 79 85 88 87
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD      12 10  9  8  9  9  9  8  9  9 11 11 11 12 14 12  9  4  9 13 12 11
HEAT INDEX          83 87 83                   82 84
CLOUDS        B2 OV B2 B1 B2 SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     83 89 75 60 70 49 73 73 87 80 82 81 81 77 79 96 97 98 98 98 98 98
POP 12HR                     30          10          20          50          70
QPF 12HR                   0.08           0        0.04        0.28        0.59
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM SC
LAL                     3     2     1     1     2     2     2     3     4     4
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     2     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           1900  1700  1100  1600  2100  2000   400   200   900   900
T WIND DIR              S    SE     E     E     E     E     E    SE     E     N
T WIND SPD             18    16    17    16    16    20    23    13    17    21
COAST FLOOD    Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE          TUE 05/03/16 WED 05/04/16 THU 05/05/16 FRI 05/06/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            68      78      64      80      68      81      69      81
TEMP          71 68 75 72 67 64 76 75 71 68 78 76 71 69 78 78
DEWPT         66 61 61 60 59 57 60 59 61 60 58 59 61 63 62 63
MAX/MIN RH         88      55      78      50      75      47      82      53
RH            84 77 60 65 75 77 57 58 71 75 51 57 71 82 57 61
PWIND DIR           N      NE      NE       N       N      NE       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC FW
POP 12HR           40      10       0       0       0       0       0       0
RAIN SHWRS    SC
TSTMS         SC

$$

TXZ234-302215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
345 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

DATE             SAT 04/30/16            SUN 05/01/16            MON 05/02/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      88          73          87          70          76
TEMP          75 74 80 86 88 86 79 75 75 74 80 86 85 84 76 73 73 70 76 69 66 65
DEWPT         73 73 74 75 73 73 74 73 72 73 73 73 73 72 73 73 72 70 66 62 61 61
MIN/MAX RH                   61          97          64          99          72
RH            92 97 84 69 61 66 84 91 93 96 80 66 67 68 91 98 98 99 72 79 84 86
WIND DIR       S  S SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       8  5  4  5  5  4  3  4  5  6  8  8  9 11 11  8  5  5 10 12 11 11
HEAT INDEX             95 97 94                93 92 90
CLOUDS        OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     97 96 81 77 66 53 65 65 82 83 83 86 86 56 68 96 97 98 98 98 98 98
POP 12HR                     40          10          30          50          60
QPF 12HR                   0.12           0        0.12        0.58        0.36
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC             SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC             SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM SC
LAL                     4     3     1     1     3     3     2     3     4     4
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     2
MIXING HGT           4900  4800  2200  1000  4100  4100  1800   100  1300  1200
T WIND DIR             SE     E     E     E     E    SE     E    NE     N     N
T WIND SPD             10     8    12    13    12    16    16    10    17    21


DATE          TUE 05/03/16 WED 05/04/16 THU 05/05/16 FRI 05/06/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            63      77      56      80      56      83      58      84
TEMP          66 63 74 74 60 56 75 76 61 56 77 79 63 58 79 81
DEWPT         60 55 57 58 54 52 58 57 56 54 57 59 59 58 60 63
MAX/MIN RH         87      52      87      47      93      43     100      46
RH            83 76 56 57 79 87 56 52 84 93 49 50 86100 53 53
PWIND DIR           N       N       N       N       N       N      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           40      10       0       0       0       0       0       0
RAIN SHWRS    SC
TSTMS         SC

$$

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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