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FOUS54 KCRP 280932
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
332 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

TXZ245-282215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
332 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE             SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      59          57          73          62          74
TEMP             46 50 57 59 58 58 57 57 57 63 70 73 70 65 64 62 62 66 72 74 71
DEWPT            46 50 53 54 54 55 55 55 56 60 64 64 63 63 63 62 62 64 66 66 65
MIN/MAX RH                   82          98          75         100          76
RH              100100 86 82 87 91 93 94 98 91 81 75 80 93 97 98100 93 81 76 82
WIND DIR         NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD         14 16 16 14 12 10  8  6  6  6  8  6  5  5  5  4  4  5  8  8  8
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100100100100 92 92 92 91 90 91 91 89 87 85 83 77 71
POP 12HR                     50          50          40          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.29        0.08        0.02        0.02
DRIZZLE           O  O
RAIN                                      C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     3     3     3     4     4     4     3     3
MIXING HGT           1700  1300   600   400   500  1500   600   500   700   900
T WIND DIR              E    NE    NE     N    NW     N    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             23    13    11     8     4     5    18    17    18    21


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

MIN/MAX            63    74      63    68      39    48      39    55
TEMP          65   63 72 71 65   63 67 60 45   39 46 45 41   39 52 52
DEWPT         64   63 65 65 63   62 61 48 36   33 28 31 31   31 35 38
MAX/MIN RH         99    75      97    62      79    47      74    49
RH            96   99 80 81 93   97 81 65 73   79 48 56 68   74 52 58
PWIND DIR          SE     S       S    SW       N     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 OV B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20    10      10    30      30    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    IS   IS               SC SC SC   SC IS IS
TSTMS                               SC SC

$$

TXZ231-282215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
332 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE             SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      50          47          72          61          81
TEMP             40 43 48 50 49 48 48 48 47 57 68 72 69 64 63 62 61 67 77 81 76
DEWPT            38 40 42 44 45 46 47 47 47 53 59 61 63 62 62 61 61 63 64 64 65
MIN/MAX RH                   78         100          70         100          58
RH               90 89 80 80 86 93 98 99100 89 73 70 81 93 97100100 85 64 58 68
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE
WIND SPD         10 11 12 12 11  9  6  5  4  3  2  3  4  4  5  4  4  5  8  9  9
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100100100100 90 90 91 91 90 90 90 89 89 85 81 72 63
POP 12HR                     50          50          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.22        0.14        0.03        0.02        0.02
DRIZZLE           O  O
RAIN              C  C                    C  C  S  S
RAIN SHWRS             SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     3     3     3     2     3     3     2     3
MIXING HGT           1200  1300   900   600   700  2000   700   600   800  1000
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     N     N     N    NE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             13    11    11     8     5     6    16    17    14    23


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

MIN/MAX            64    84      64    75      39    47      35    58
TEMP          67   64 80 78 67   64 73 65 46   39 46 44 37   35 54 53
DEWPT         64   64 66 65 63   63 60 45 32   27 22 23 24   25 29 31
MAX/MIN RH        100    56      97    45      62    36      65    34
RH            91  100 62 65 85   97 65 48 58   62 38 43 59   65 37 43
PWIND DIR          SE     S       S    NW       N     N      NE    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B2 B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20    10      10    20      20    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    IS   IS               IS IS IS   IS IS IS
TSTMS                               IS IS

$$

TXZ247-282215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
332 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE             SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      61          59          71          62          71
TEMP             50 53 59 61 61 60 59 59 59 63 69 71 69 65 64 63 62 65 70 71 69
DEWPT            50 53 55 56 57 57 57 57 57 60 63 63 62 63 63 62 62 63 64 64 64
MIN/MAX RH                   84          95          77          98          79
RH              100100 88 84 87 91 92 92 94 90 82 77 80 92 96 97 98 92 82 79 84
WIND DIR         NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD         16 17 17 16 12 10  8  6  8  8  8  6  5  5  5  5  4  5  8  8  9
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100100100100 92 92 92 91 90 90 91 88 86 84 82 76 70
POP 12HR                     50          50          30          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.12        0.27        0.06           0           0
DRIZZLE           O  O
RAIN                                      C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     3     3     3     4     4     4     3     4
MIXING HGT           2100  1300   600   300   500  1300   600   500   600   600
T WIND DIR              E    NE    NE     N    NW     N    SE    SE     S    SE
T WIND SPD             27    16    11     9     5     5    18    17    19    23


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

MIN/MAX            64    72      63    67      41    49      42    55
TEMP          65   64 71 70 65   63 66 60 46   41 48 47 43   42 53 53
DEWPT         64   63 64 64 62   62 60 49 39   35 30 32 33   34 37 39
MAX/MIN RH         97    76      95    65      80    49      73    51
RH            96   97 79 81 92   95 81 68 75   79 51 56 66   73 54 59
PWIND DIR          SE     S       S    SW       N     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10    10      10    20      30    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS                          IS IS SC   SC IS IS
TSTMS                               IS IS

$$

TXZ234-282215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
332 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE             SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      54          53          73          61          77
TEMP             42 46 52 54 54 53 53 53 53 61 70 73 70 65 64 62 61 67 74 77 74
DEWPT            37 40 42 45 47 48 49 51 53 58 63 64 64 63 62 62 61 64 66 67 66
MIN/MAX RH                   70         100          75         100          70
RH               81 79 70 71 78 83 87 91100 92 79 75 82 93 95 98100 92 76 70 78
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD         12 12 12 12 12 11  9  6  5  5  6  5  5  4  4  3  3  4  6  6  8
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100100100100 93 92 92 91 91 91 91 92 92 88 84 78 71
POP 12HR                     50          50          40          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.26        0.11        0.02        0.03
DRIZZLE           O  O
RAIN                                      C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           1600  1400   700   500   500  2000   600   600   800  1000
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE     N     N    NE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             16    11    13     9     5     6    17    16    17    21


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

MIN/MAX            64    78      63    71      36    46      35    57
TEMP          66   64 76 74 66   63 69 61 43   36 45 43 37   35 53 52
DEWPT         65   64 67 66 63   63 61 45 33   28 25 27 26   26 30 35
MAX/MIN RH        100    68      98    53      73    44      69    40
RH            95  100 75 75 91   98 75 56 68   73 46 53 64   69 42 52
PWIND DIR          SE     S       S     W       N     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B1 B2   B2 B2 OV B2   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20    20      20    30      30    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    IS   IS IS IS IS   IS SC SC SC   SC IS IS
TSTMS                               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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