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FOUS54 KCRP 240831
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
331 AM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

TXZ245-242215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
331 AM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

DATE             SUN 07/24/16            MON 07/25/16            TUE 07/26/16
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          80          91          79          88
TEMP          82 79 86 89 88 86 81 82 82 80 86 88 88 85 80 81 81 79 84 86 86 84
DEWPT         77 77 77 74 75 77 77 77 77 77 77 76 76 76 76 77 77 75 75 75 75 76
MIN/MAX RH                   61          92          63          92          66
RH            83 94 77 63 65 75 87 87 86 92 76 68 69 75 88 88 89 90 75 69 71 76
WIND DIR       S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       5  4  3  8 12 12 11  8  5  2  4  6  9 11  9  6  5  4  4  5  8  9
HEAT INDEX    90    97 98 98 97 89 90 90    96 98 98 94 87 88 89    92 95 95 93
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     30 42 42 30 14 11 23 32 37 42 42 49 17 30 63 67 79 83 87 86 80 76
POP 12HR                     10          20          40          20          50
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.07        0.15        0.18
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS             IS IS SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                          SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     3     1     2     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           4800  4400  1900  1300  4200  4400  2400  1500    MM    MM
T WIND DIR              S    SE     S     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             11    19    23    13     9    14    14     9


DATE          WED 07/27/16 THU 07/28/16 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16
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            80      89      80      91      81      91      80      91
TEMP          81 80 87 85 82 80 89 86 82 81 89 86 82 80 89 86
DEWPT         76 76 76 76 77 76 76 76 77 76 76 76 77 77 76 76
MAX/MIN RH         90      66      89      62      88      63      89      63
RH            86 90 71 75 87 89 68 73 85 88 68 75 87 89 68 74
PWIND DIR           S       S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           40      30      10      10       5      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-242215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
331 AM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

DATE             SUN 07/24/16            MON 07/25/16            TUE 07/26/16
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                     103          78         102          76          98
TEMP          78 78 89 98103 97 86 82 79 78 89 97102 96 85 81 78 76 87 95 99 94
DEWPT         75 75 75 68 67 71 73 76 76 75 75 69 69 71 73 76 76 75 72 71 71 71
MIN/MAX RH                   32          93          35          96          40
RH            92 90 61 38 32 43 66 82 91 93 64 41 35 44 69 85 94 95 62 47 40 47
WIND DIR      SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       3  1  5  6 12 14 11  5  3  1  5  4  9 13 11  6  3  4  5  8 10 11
HEAT INDEX          99104109105 93 90       99104109104 92 87       94103107101
CLOUDS        FW FW CL SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     12 19  5 30 31 18 14  9 13 16 40 49 36 40 51 47 50 62 73 85 77 83
POP 12HR                     10           5          30          20          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.03        0.04        0.12
RAIN SHWRS                                     SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS                                          SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     3     1     2     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           8000  9100  3900  1000  8400  9100  4300  1100    MM    MM
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             10    19    21    12     6    14    18     9


DATE          WED 07/27/16 THU 07/28/16 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16
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            77      98      77      99      77     100      77     100
TEMP          81 77 94 93 81 77 95 94 81 77 96 95 81 77 96 95
DEWPT         75 75 71 69 75 75 70 69 76 76 71 70 76 76 69 70
MAX/MIN RH         93      39      95      37      96      38      97      37
RH            80 93 46 45 83 94 44 44 84 95 45 46 85 96 42 45
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      30      10      10       5      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ247-242215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
331 AM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

DATE             SUN 07/24/16            MON 07/25/16            TUE 07/26/16
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                      90          82          89          81          87
TEMP          83 82 87 90 90 87 85 84 83 82 87 89 89 86 84 83 82 81 85 88 88 86
DEWPT         77 77 77 75 76 77 77 77 77 77 77 76 76 76 76 77 77 76 76 75 75 76
MIN/MAX RH                   63          84          66          85          67
RH            85 87 74 63 65 72 77 79 82 84 74 67 67 72 78 81 85 85 73 67 67 74
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD       8  5  6  8 11 13 12 10  9  4  4  6  9 12 11 10  8  6  5  6  8 10
HEAT INDEX    91 91 99100101 99 96 95 93 91 98100101 96 93 92 90 87 95 97 98 95
CLOUDS        SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     32 43 42 22 14 12 27 36 39 41 46 49 11 24 58 67 76 85 86 83 75 73
POP 12HR                     10          20          30          20          50
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.06        0.11        0.16
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS             IS IS SC SC IS IS       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                          IS IS       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     1     2     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           3200  3000  1900  1800  2700  2700  2000  2400    MM    MM
T WIND DIR              S    SE     S     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             12    20    26    16    10    16    17    12


DATE          WED 07/27/16 THU 07/28/16 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16
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            82      88      82      90      82      89      82      89
TEMP          83 82 88 86 84 82 90 87 84 82 89 87 84 82 89 87
DEWPT         77 77 77 77 78 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 78 77 77 77
MAX/MIN RH         87      69      85      66      83      67      85      67
RH            81 87 69 74 82 85 67 72 80 83 67 73 82 85 67 73
PWIND DIR           S       S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           40      30      10      10      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ234-242215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
331 AM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

DATE             SUN 07/24/16            MON 07/25/16            TUE 07/26/16
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                      98          76          95          77          90
TEMP          78 77 90 97 97 94 83 80 77 76 88 94 95 92 83 80 78 77 86 90 90 88
DEWPT         76 76 77 70 70 72 76 76 76 75 77 70 71 73 75 76 76 75 75 74 74 73
MIN/MAX RH                   41          97          44          93          57
RH            94 97 66 43 42 49 79 89 95 97 71 46 46 54 77 87 93 93 71 60 58 61
WIND DIR      SE  E  S  S SE  S  S  S  E NW SW  S SE SE SE  S SW SE SE SE SE  S
WIND SPD       2  1  1  6 11 11  6  4  1  1  2  3 10 10  8  4  2  2  3  4  6  8
HEAT INDEX         104104104103 92         101100102101 90          95100100 97
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)     31 45 35 35 36 12 16 17 27 38 46 49 31 41 66 68 82 86 91 93 88 84
POP 12HR                     10          10          50          20          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.14        0.16        0.26
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS             IS IS SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                          SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     3     1     2     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           7600  7400  2400   500  4700  5100  2900   300    MM    MM
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     W    SW    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD              8    18    17     4     3    10    10     2


DATE          WED 07/27/16 THU 07/28/16 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16
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            77      93      77      95      77      95      77      96
TEMP          79 77 92 90 79 77 94 92 80 77 94 92 80 77 95 93
DEWPT         75 75 75 73 76 76 73 73 76 76 74 74 77 76 73 74
MAX/MIN RH         96      54      96      48      97      50      98      48
RH            89 96 57 58 89 95 51 53 89 96 51 55 90 97 49 55
PWIND DIR          SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           30      30      10      10       5      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         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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