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FOUS54 KCRP 010134 AAA
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
834 PM CDT MON AUG 31 2015

TXZ245-011015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
834 PM CDT MON AUG 31 2015

DATE           08/31/15      TUE 09/01/15            WED 09/02/15            THU
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                      77          85          77          90          76
TEMP                82 80 77 77 81 85 84 81 80 79 78 78 84 88 89 84 81 79 77 76
DEWPT               74 73 74 73 74 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 75 75 74 74
MAX/MIN RH                   90          67          90          62          93
RH                  78 80 89 87 78 67 70 77 82 85 89 87 72 65 63 73 81 87 92 92
WIND DIR            SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD             8  6  4  4  3  9 10 10  9  6  4  4  6  9 10 10  8  5  3  3
HEAT INDEX          88          87 92 91 86             92 97 98 92 87
CLOUDS              B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)           59 61 70 79 79 80 67 55 56 57 63 71 65 60 54 48 54 61 63 66
POP 12HR                     40          50          20          40          30
QPF 12HR                   0.09        0.32        0.16        0.16        0.05
RAIN SHWRS          IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS                        SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC
LAL                           1     3     3     2     2     3     3     2     3
HAINES                        4     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                 2900  4700  4400  3000  2100  2600  2500  1700   700
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                    9     9    18    14     9    11    17    13     6


DATE           09/03 FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15
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            88      77      88      77      89      77      89      77      89
TEMP          86 83 79 77 87 84 80 77 87 84 80 77 88 84 80 77 88 85
DEWPT         74 73 75 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 76 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH         64      93      64      93      65      94      64      94      63
RH            68 71 86 93 67 75 86 93 68 75 86 94 68 74 87 93 67 74
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 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           30      30      40      30      40      20      30      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-011015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
834 PM CDT MON AUG 31 2015

DATE           08/31/15      TUE 09/01/15            WED 09/02/15            THU
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                      73          92          73          94          73
TEMP                85 79 74 75 82 91 91 87 82 77 73 74 83 90 94 91 82 77 75 73
DEWPT               72 72 73 72 74 70 70 71 73 73 73 73 72 72 71 70 72 74 74 73
MAX/MIN RH                   97          49         100          47          99
RH                  66 80 96 91 75 51 50 59 73 87 99 95 70 55 47 51 72 89 97 99
WIND DIR            SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E
WIND SPD             8  4  3  3  2  5  8  9  6  4  3  3  5  6  9 10  8  4  3  3
HEAT INDEX          91          88 96 97 93 87          88 98101 97 86
CLOUDS              SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)           45 34 49 63 64 64 50 36 39 41 51 61 59 58 63 67 58 48 51 55
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.10        0.05        0.09           0
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS       SC SC SC SC             IS
TSTMS                        SC SC SC SC IS IS       SC SC SC SC             IS
LAL                           1     3     3     2     2     3     3     1     1
HAINES                        3     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                 1100  6200  6100  4900  1700  3500  3800  3300   500
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                    5     6    14    11     5     9    16    13     5


DATE           09/03 FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15
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      74      94      75      94      74      95      75      95
TEMP          90 91 78 74 91 91 78 75 90 91 78 74 91 92 78 75 91 92
DEWPT         71 71 74 73 71 72 74 73 72 71 74 74 71 71 74 74 72 71
MIN/MAX RH         46      98      47      96      48      99      46      98      46
RH            53 51 87 98 53 53 87 96 54 54 89 99 53 52 87 98 53 51
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 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      10      20      10      20       5      20       5      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-011015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
834 PM CDT MON AUG 31 2015

DATE           08/31/15      TUE 09/01/15            WED 09/02/15            THU
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          87          79
TEMP                82 81 79 79 82 84 84 82 81 81 80 80 83 85 86 83 82 81 79 79
DEWPT               74 74 74 73 74 74 74 74 74 75 75 74 75 75 75 75 75 76 75 74
MAX/MIN RH                   85          70          85          69          88
RH                  77 78 84 82 78 71 72 77 79 80 84 83 75 72 70 76 81 85 88 87
WIND DIR            SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD             9  9  6  5  4  9 11 11 10  9  6  5  8  9 10 11  9  8  5  5
HEAT INDEX          89 87       88 92 90 88 87 87       91 94 95 91 89 87
CLOUDS              B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)           62 68 75 83 80 78 68 59 59 59 65 74 68 62 54 46 54 62 65 68
POP 12HR                     50          50          30          40          40
QPF 12HR                   0.13        0.39        0.16        0.19        0.06
RAIN SHWRS          IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS                  SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC
LAL                           3     3     3     2     3     3     3     2     3
HAINES                        4     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                 4100  4100  3900  3000  2100  1900  1900  1500   900
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   12    10    19    17    11    12    18    16    10


DATE           09/03 FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15
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      88      79      88      80      88      80      88
TEMP          86 84 81 79 86 84 82 79 86 84 82 80 87 85 82 80 87 85
DEWPT         75 73 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 76 76 76 76 76 75 76
MIN/MAX RH         66      87      67      87      68      88      67      88      66
RH            71 71 82 87 70 75 82 87 71 75 81 88 71 74 83 87 70 74
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 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      30      40      30      40      20      30      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-011015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
834 PM CDT MON AUG 31 2015

DATE           08/31/15      TUE 09/01/15            WED 09/02/15            THU
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                      74          88          73          92          73
TEMP                83 78 75 75 82 87 87 83 79 76 74 75 83 89 92 87 81 77 76 73
DEWPT               73 73 73 72 74 74 72 73 73 74 73 72 73 73 73 73 73 73 72 72
MAX/MIN RH                   95          61         100          55          97
RH                  72 85 95 89 79 64 62 73 82 91 99 93 72 59 55 62 77 85 90 97
WIND DIR            SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E
WIND SPD             8  3  3  3  3  6  9 10  6  3  2  3  5  6  9  9  6  3  2  3
HEAT INDEX          88          88 96 93 88             89 97101 95 85
CLOUDS              B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)           54 49 59 69 69 69 55 42 43 45 55 66 65 64 66 67 61 54 58 61
POP 12HR                     30          40          20          40          20
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.15        0.24        0.16        0.02
RAIN SHWRS             SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC
TSTMS                        SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC
LAL                           1     3     3     2     2     3     3     1     2
HAINES                        4     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                  300  5300  5000  3300  1900  2800  2800  2300   400
T WIND DIR                    E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                    5     8    16    11     4     8    14    10     4


DATE           09/03 FRI 09/04/15 SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15
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            90      74      90      74      91      74      92      74      92
TEMP          87 86 77 74 88 86 78 74 88 87 77 74 89 87 78 74 89 88
DEWPT         74 73 74 73 74 74 75 73 74 74 75 74 74 75 75 74 74 74
MIN/MAX RH         59      97      59      98      58     100      57     100      56
RH            65 65 90 97 64 67 90 98 63 66 92100 62 66 91100 61 65
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 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           30      20      40      30      40      10      30      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC       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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