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FOUS54 KCRP 311951
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
251 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

TXZ245-011015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
251 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

DATE           07/31/14      FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14            SUN
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                      80          87          80          89          79
TEMP          89 87 84 82 81 80 82 85 87 86 83 81 80 80 85 89 89 86 82 81 79 79
DEWPT         74 75 77 76 76 75 75 74 74 75 75 75 74 73 73 73 73 72 73 73 73 73
MAX/MIN RH                   86          66          83          59          83
RH            63 68 81 85 86 86 80 70 67 69 79 82 83 82 68 61 59 64 74 79 82 83
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SW  E  S  S SE  S  S SW NW  N NE  E SE SE  S  W NW
WIND SPD      11 11 10 10  3  5  2  5  8  9  6  5  4  3  3  3  4  6  6  5  4  3
HEAT INDEX    98 96 94 89 86    89 93 95 95 90 87 82    92 97 97 93 87 85
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     39 39 53 67 83 86 77 38 41 65 72 79 79 80 78 75 62 49 51 54 60 66
POP 12HR                     20          30          30          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.09        0.14        0.12        0.07        0.04
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                  IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     2     3     3     3     2     3     2     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     4     3     3     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           2000  2400  3500  3300  2600  2600  4400  5200  4800  2500
T WIND DIR              S     S     S    SE     S     W     N     N     E    NE
T WIND SPD             13     8     6    13    11     6     5     5     5     5


DATE           08/03 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14 WED 08/06/14 THU 08/07/14
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      78      89      79      89      80      91      80      92
TEMP          89 86 80 78 88 86 81 79 88 86 82 80 90 88 82 80 91 89
DEWPT         72 71 72 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 74 74 75 75 76 76 76 75
MIN/MAX RH         56      85      60      83      61      84      60      88      59
RH            58 61 78 85 61 66 78 83 63 67 79 84 61 67 82 88 61 65
PWIND DIR          NE       E       E      SE      SE       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      20      20      10      20      10      20       5      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-011015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
251 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

DATE           07/31/14      FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14            SUN
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                      75          94          77          95          72
TEMP          99 95 87 80 77 75 82 89 94 92 84 80 78 77 87 94 94 88 80 77 74 72
DEWPT         68 69 72 74 75 74 74 71 68 69 73 74 74 73 71 70 67 66 67 69 71 71
MAX/MIN RH                   96          43          88          41          95
RH            37 42 63 81 92 96 78 54 44 48 68 81 87 87 60 46 41 47 65 78 89 95
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE  E  E  E SE  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E NE  N
WIND SPD       8 12 11  6  3  2  4  2  5  8  6  5  3  2  3  5  6  8  5  2  2  2
HEAT INDEX   104101 93 85       87 95 98 97 91 85       93100 99 91
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     47 47 62 77 85 86 84 57 55 71 69 67 73 80 73 66 61 56 56 55 59 63
POP 12HR                     20          30          30          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.09        0.11        0.05        0.04        0.04
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     3     3     3     2     3     2     2     2
HAINES                  5     4     5     5     5     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           4700  1800  3900  5800  5500  3700  4600  6400  5700  1900
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             17     8     5     9     9     6     6     9    10     6


DATE           08/03 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14 WED 08/06/14 THU 08/07/14
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            94      73      94      75      94      75      97      75      97
TEMP          93 88 78 73 93 89 79 75 93 89 79 75 95 91 79 75 96 92
DEWPT         67 65 68 70 69 67 70 72 68 67 71 73 70 70 73 74 71 70
MIN/MAX RH         39      90      43      92      41      95      42      97      41
RH            43 45 73 90 46 49 75 92 44 49 77 95 44 51 80 97 44 49
PWIND DIR          NE       E       E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      20      20      10      20       5      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-011015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
251 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

DATE           07/31/14      FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14            SUN
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                      81          85          80          87          79
TEMP          86 85 84 82 81 81 82 84 85 85 82 81 80 80 84 87 87 85 82 81 80 79
DEWPT         75 75 77 77 76 75 76 75 75 75 76 76 75 74 74 74 74 73 74 74 74 73
MAX/MIN RH                   85          72          85          64          83
RH            69 73 81 85 84 84 81 74 73 73 81 84 85 84 72 66 64 68 76 79 82 83
WIND DIR       S SE  S  S  S SW SW  S SE  S  S  S SW  W  N NE  E SE SE  S SW NW
WIND SPD      11 11 11 11  5  6  4  6  8  9  8  6  4  3  2  2  5  8  8  6  5  4
HEAT INDEX    95 94 93 90 88 87 89 92 93 93 89 87 85    92 95 95 92 88 86
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     33 33 47 62 81 85 75 38 41 63 71 79 80 81 78 76 62 48 52 56 61 67
POP 12HR                     20          30          30          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.10        0.13        0.09        0.04
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                  IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     2     2     3     3     2     3     3     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           2000  2400  2900  2800  2400  2700  4300  4700  4400  2800
T WIND DIR              S     S     S    SE     S     W     N     N     E    NE
T WIND SPD             17    13     9    13    13     8     4     4     5     5


DATE           08/03 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14 WED 08/06/14 THU 08/07/14
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            87      79      86      80      87      80      86      80      87
TEMP          86 84 80 79 86 84 81 80 86 85 82 80 86 85 82 80 86 85
DEWPT         72 72 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 76 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH         62      83      66      82      66      84      70      88      71
RH            64 66 78 83 67 70 79 82 67 71 80 84 71 74 84 88 72 74
PWIND DIR          NE      SE       E      SE      SE       S      SE       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      20      20      10      20      10      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-011015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
251 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

DATE           07/31/14      FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14            SUN
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          92          75          91          71
TEMP          95 92 85 80 78 76 81 88 92 90 82 78 76 75 85 91 91 86 78 76 73 71
DEWPT         73 74 77 77 76 75 75 73 72 72 74 72 71 70 70 70 69 68 69 71 71 70
MAX/MIN RH                   96          52          87          48          97
RH            48 55 76 90 95 96 81 61 53 56 75 82 86 87 62 51 48 56 74 85 92 97
WIND DIR       S  S SE  S  N SW  W  W SE  E  E NE NE  N  N  N  N NE  E SE  E  N
WIND SPD      10 11  9  8  1  3  3  3  4  5  4  3  3  4  4  4  6  6  4  2  2  3
HEAT INDEX   105102 95 87       88 96100 98 88          89 96 96 90
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     68 68 75 81 83 87 83 73 78 73 73 73 76 80 79 79 66 54 52 49 56 64
POP 12HR                     40          30          30          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.28        0.31        0.08        0.04        0.04
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     3     3     3     3     2     3     2     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     3     3     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           2600  2200  3100  4100  3900  2700  4700  5900  5200  1600
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    NE     N     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             10     2     3    10     6     4     8     8     8     6


DATE           08/03 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14 WED 08/06/14 THU 08/07/14
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            93      72      93      73      93      75      95      75      95
TEMP          92 87 76 72 92 87 77 73 92 88 79 75 94 90 80 75 94 90
DEWPT         70 68 71 71 71 70 71 72 71 71 72 73 72 72 74 75 73 72
MIN/MAX RH         46      99      48      96      48      93      47      98      49
RH            49 54 84 99 51 56 82 96 50 56 81 93 49 57 84 98 52 57
PWIND DIR          NE       E       E      SE       E       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      20      20      10      20      10      20       5      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       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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