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FOUS54 KCRP 260220 AAA
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
920 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

TXZ245-261015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
920 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

DATE           05/25/16      THU 05/26/16            FRI 05/27/16            SAT
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          84          78          87          78
TEMP                80 79 79 78 82 84 84 83 80 79 79 78 83 86 87 84 81 79 79 78
DEWPT               76 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 74 76 75 75 76 77 76 75 75 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   93          74          90          71          91
RH                  86 90 91 93 82 77 74 78 82 88 88 90 79 74 71 75 84 86 89 91
WIND DIR            SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD            11 10  6  9 11 12 13 14 14 12 11 13 14 16 16 14 13 11  9  8
HEAT INDEX          86          89 93 93 90 85          91 97 97 93 86
CLOUDS              B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)           81 94 98 97 92 84 82 78 75 87 93 94 89 85 77 70 63 56 51 47
POP 12HR                     20          40          40          50          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.27        0.03        0.13        0.06
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                           2     3     3     3     3     3     3     2     2
HAINES                        5     4     4     5     4     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT                 1600  4000  3500  1300  2000  3200  3000  2000  1800
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   14    19    26    28    28    27    27    26    20


DATE           05/28 SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16
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            86      78      85      77      84      76      85      76      85
TEMP          85 83 79 78 85 83 78 77 84 82 78 76 84 83 77 76 84 83
DEWPT         76 75 75 74 75 74 74 74 74 74 75 74 74 74 74 74 74 74
MIN/MAX RH         72      89      72      91      73      92      71      95      71
RH            74 77 87 89 73 77 89 91 74 78 90 92 73 76 90 95 73 75
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR           20      10      10       5      20      20      40      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS                   IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS                   IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-261015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
920 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

DATE           05/25/16      THU 05/26/16            FRI 05/27/16            SAT
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                      76          88          76          90          74
TEMP                81 79 77 76 83 87 88 84 79 78 76 76 84 89 90 86 79 77 76 74
DEWPT               76 76 76 74 74 75 76 74 74 74 74 76 75 75 75 76 75 75 75 74
MAX/MIN RH                   95          68         100          61         100
RH                  85 91 95 94 76 68 68 72 84 89 92100 74 63 61 72 88 92 97100
WIND DIR            SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD            11  6  6  8 11 12 13 12 11  8  8  8 11 13 12 11 10  9  5  4
HEAT INDEX          87          90 96 98 92             92 99101 95
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)           99 97 96 93 93 93 87 82 70 77 90 91 86 81 60 39 39 39 49 60
POP 12HR                     30          60          50          40          20
QPF 12HR                   0.13        0.99        0.12        0.10        0.04
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS               SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                           3     4     4     3     3     3     3     2     2
HAINES                        5     4     3     5     5     4     4     3     3
MIXING HGT                 1600  5900  5600  1500  1600  4100  5000  2800  1900
T WIND DIR                    E    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   10    19    27    25    16    24    24    27    14


DATE           05/28 SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16
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            89      75      89      74      89      74      89      73      88
TEMP          88 85 77 75 88 85 77 74 88 85 77 74 88 86 76 73 88 85
DEWPT         74 74 75 74 73 72 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 74 73
MIN/MAX RH         61      99      57      97      58      98      58      98      62
RH            64 69 92 99 61 65 88 97 60 68 89 98 61 66 90 98 63 68
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR           20      20      30      20      40      30      40      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ247-261015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
920 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

DATE           05/25/16      THU 05/26/16            FRI 05/27/16            SAT
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                      79          84          79          86          79
TEMP                81 80 79 79 82 84 84 82 80 80 79 79 83 86 86 84 81 80 79 79
DEWPT               76 76 76 76 75 76 75 75 74 75 75 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                   91          74          90          73          90
RH                  87 88 90 91 81 79 74 78 83 87 88 90 80 74 73 76 84 87 88 90
WIND DIR            SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD            13 11  9 10 12 11 13 16 16 14 13 16 17 17 17 17 16 14 12 11
HEAT INDEX          87 83       89 92 92 89 83          91 95 96 93 87 83
CLOUDS              B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)           83 94 98 96 92 81 80 75 71 87 91 93 88 83 76 69 61 53 50 47
POP 12HR                     20          40          40          40          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.20        0.03        0.11        0.04
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                           2     3     3     3     3     3     3     2     2
HAINES                        5     4     4     5     4     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT                 1600  3200  2900  1400  2700  2600  2400  2000  2100
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   17    20    26    29    29    27    27    27    23


DATE           05/28 SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16
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      79      84      78      83      78      84      77      84
TEMP          85 83 80 79 84 82 79 78 83 82 79 78 84 82 78 77 84 83
DEWPT         76 75 75 74 75 75 75 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 74
MIN/MAX RH         74      87      75      89      76      90      74      93      73
RH            76 78 86 87 76 79 87 89 77 80 88 90 76 78 88 93 75 76
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR           20      10      10       5      20      20      30      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS                   IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS                   IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ234-261015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
920 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

DATE           05/25/16      THU 05/26/16            FRI 05/27/16            SAT
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                      76          84          75          85          74
TEMP                79 78 77 76 81 83 84 81 78 77 76 75 81 84 85 82 77 76 75 74
DEWPT               75 75 75 74 74 74 74 74 72 74 74 74 75 76 75 75 74 74 74 74
MAX/MIN RH                   95          72          97          74         100
RH                  86 92 94 95 80 74 72 78 84 92 95 97 83 76 74 79 91 94 97100
WIND DIR            SE  S  S SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD             8  6  6  9 11 13 13 14 11 11 11 10 12 16 14 12 10  8  5  4
HEAT INDEX                      86 90 91 87             87 93 94 88
CLOUDS              B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)           81 94 95 97 94 89 87 89 89 90 92 98 93 88 79 70 65 60 56 52
POP 12HR                     20          50          40          60          40
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.83        0.05        0.32        0.10
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS                  IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                           2     3     3     3     3     4     4     3     3
HAINES                        5     5     4     5     4     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT                 1400  4600  3800  1300  1300  4300  4200  2300  1000
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                    9    17    25    25    19    27    25    21    11


DATE           05/28 SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16
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      74      87      74      86      73      87      73      87
TEMP          84 82 76 74 86 84 76 74 85 82 75 73 86 84 76 73 86 83
DEWPT         75 74 74 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 72 74 73 73 73 74 73
MIN/MAX RH         71      97      63      97      66      98      64      99      65
RH            74 77 93 97 65 71 90 97 68 74 94 98 66 71 90 99 66 71
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR           20      10      20      10      30      20      40      30      40
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS       IS IS       SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC 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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