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FOUS54 KCRP 191016
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
416 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

TXZ245-192215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
416 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

DATE             FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14
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                      68          50          58          50          62
TEMP             65 63 60 58 58 57 55 54 50 52 56 58 54 52 52 50 50 54 60 62 57
DEWPT            65 62 59 57 55 53 52 51 50 50 50 50 51 49 48 48 49 49 53 53 53
MIN/MAX RH                   90         100          75          96          74
RH              100 98 96 95 91 89 89 91100 93 79 75 90 88 88 94 96 85 76 74 87
WIND DIR          S  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  E
WIND SPD          2  1 10 11 13 12 11 10 10 10  9  8  8  8  8  8  9  9  6  5  5
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        97 97 98 97 72 69 66 65 64 66 69 58 47 54 60 70 79 74 69 65 61
POP 12HR                     80          10           5          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.41           0           0        0.02        0.02
RAIN SHWRS        O  O SC                            IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            SC SC
OBVIS             F
LAL                     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     3     2
MIXING HGT           1400  1400  1400  1500  1700  1800  1800  1600  1500  1600
T WIND DIR             SE     N    NE     N    NE    NE    NE    NE     N    NW
T WIND SPD              8    16    23    19    17    12    10     8     5     4


DATE               MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
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            53    69      57    68      49    66      55    70
TEMP          55   53 67 63 60   57 66 58 53   49 64 60 58   56 68 66
DEWPT         52   52 57 59 59   55 51 46 40   41 45 47 50   53 59 61
MAX/MIN RH        100    70     100    51      75    49      97    72
RH            90   99 72 89 97   93 59 65 61   73 51 62 76   93 74 84
PWIND DIR          SE    SW      SW    NW      NW    SW       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
POP 12HR           10     5       5    10       5     5       5    10

$$

TXZ231-192215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
416 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

DATE             FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14
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                      63          48          59          46          64
TEMP             63 56 55 59 58 55 52 50 48 50 57 59 55 51 49 46 47 50 59 63 59
DEWPT            59 56 53 52 52 50 49 48 48 48 48 48 48 45 45 45 46 46 49 50 50
MIN/MAX RH                   75          99          68         100          62
RH              100100 91 76 81 86 89 91 99 91 73 68 78 82 85 95100 85 70 63 73
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E NE  N  N NE  N  N  E
WIND SPD          3  9 10 11  9  8  6  6  6  6  6  5  5  5  4  4  5  4  3  1  3
CLOUDS           OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)        94 94 89 87 59 50 41 49 57 52 47 43 40 47 55 62 70 64 58 53 48
POP 12HR                     60           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.34           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       NM NM IS
TSTMS            SC SC
OBVIS             F
LAL                     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     2     3     4     4     4     4     4     3     4
MIXING HGT           1300  1400  1100  1400  1800  2000  1900  1600  2600  2600
T WIND DIR              E    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E    NE     N    NW
T WIND SPD              9    20    20    14    12     9     9     5     3     3


DATE               MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
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            48    75      53    70      44    69      48    73
TEMP          52   49 68 67 57   53 65 61 49   44 62 62 53   49 67 68
DEWPT         48   48 56 55 55   50 44 39 36   36 41 41 42   47 54 56
MAX/MIN RH        100    52     100    35      76    37      98    54
RH            88   99 66 65 91   90 47 45 60   74 46 46 68   94 65 65
PWIND DIR          SE    SW      SW    NW      NW    SW       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC FW
POP 12HR            5     5       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ247-192215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
416 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

DATE             FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14
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                      68          52          58          52          62
TEMP             67 64 61 59 59 58 57 55 52 53 57 58 55 54 53 52 53 55 60 62 58
DEWPT            64 63 60 58 56 55 53 53 52 51 51 51 52 50 50 50 51 51 54 54 53
MIN/MAX RH                   89         100          77          95          75
RH              100 96 97 97 91 88 88 91100 92 80 77 90 87 88 93 94 85 79 75 85
WIND DIR          S SE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NE
WIND SPD          4  1 10 11 16 13 11 11 10 11 10  9  9  9  9  9 10  9  8  6  5
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        96 96 94 94 74 70 66 65 63 66 70 58 47 55 63 72 81 74 68 65 62
POP 12HR                     80          10           5          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.36           0           0        0.02        0.02
RAIN SHWRS        O  O SC                            IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS            SC SC
OBVIS             F
LAL                     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     2     2
MIXING HGT           1400  1400  1400  1500  1700  1900  1900  1700  1700  1700
T WIND DIR             SE    NE    NE     N    NE    NE    NE    NE     N     N
T WIND SPD              9    14    23    20    18    12    11     9     6     5


DATE               MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
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            55    70      59    68      53    66      58    70
TEMP          57   56 67 63 61   59 66 58 55   53 64 61 60   59 67 67
DEWPT         53   54 58 60 60   57 52 48 42   43 46 49 52   55 60 61
MAX/MIN RH         98    69     100    53      71    50      92    73
RH            89   95 72 90 98   93 61 69 61   70 52 63 75   89 76 82
PWIND DIR           E    SW      SW    NW      NW    SW       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
POP 12HR           10     5       5    10       5     5       5    10

$$

TXZ234-192215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
416 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

DATE             FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14
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                      62          48          59          45          62
TEMP             60 57 57 56 56 54 53 51 48 51 57 59 54 49 47 45 45 50 60 62 57
DEWPT            60 57 54 53 53 51 50 49 48 48 48 48 48 46 45 45 45 46 50 51 50
MIN/MAX RH                   88          98          66         100          67
RH              100100 91 90 89 89 90 91 98 89 71 66 81 87 93100100 87 70 68 80
WIND DIR         NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  E
WIND SPD          3  8 10 10 10 10  9  8  6  8  8  8  6  5  4  5  5  5  4  3  4
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        96 96 99 97 61 62 64 64 64 66 68 57 47 51 56 64 72 68 63 62 61
POP 12HR                     90           5           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.55           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS        O  O SC                                        IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            SC SC
OBVIS             F
LAL                     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     2     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           1400  1500  1300  1500  1800  2000  1900  1600  2100  2000
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE     N    NE    NE    NE    NE     N    NW
T WIND SPD              9    20    21    17    16    11     9     5     3     3


DATE               MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
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            48    72      53    68      43    68      50    72
TEMP          50   48 68 65 56   53 66 58 47   43 64 61 53   50 68 66
DEWPT         48   48 56 57 56   52 47 41 37   36 40 44 45   49 57 60
MAX/MIN RH        100    59     100    42      77    39     100    63
RH            92  100 64 76 97   95 50 53 66   75 42 54 76   98 66 80
PWIND DIR          SE    SW      SW    NW      NW    SW       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
POP 12HR           10     5       5    10       5     5       5    10

$$

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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