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FOUS54 KCRP 171735
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1235 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

TXZ245-181030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
1235 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

DATE           09/17/14      THU 09/18/14            FRI 09/19/14            SAT
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          88          79          87          78
TEMP          87 84 82 80 80 79 82 86 88 85 82 81 81 79 83 87 87 84 81 80 80 78
DEWPT         75 76 76 76 76 75 75 76 75 75 75 75 75 74 75 74 74 74 74 74 74 74
MAX/MIN RH                   90          65          87          66          88
RH            68 75 84 88 87 90 80 72 65 72 80 84 84 87 77 67 66 72 79 83 83 88
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE
WIND SPD       9 10  9  8  6  5  6  9  9  8  6  8  5  4  5  9  9  9  9  9  6  6
HEAT INDEX    96 93 89    83    89 96 97 94 89 87 84    91 96 95 91 86 83 82
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     73 63 70 64 65 71 73 69 65 47 47 48 49 49 84 53 51 50 48 47 48 49
POP 12HR                     30          40          30          50          20
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.23        0.10        0.48        0.08
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC
TSTMS         SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC
LAL               3     2     3     3     3     1     3     3     3     1     2
HAINES            3     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT     3800  2500  2200  3700  4200  1900  1900  5300  5000  2100  1600
T WIND DIR        S    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E    SE
T WIND SPD       16    19    17    16    17    16    11     8    10    11    12


DATE           09/20 SUN 09/21/14 MON 09/22/14 TUE 09/23/14 WED 09/24/14
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            88      78      90      77      90      77      83      75      81
TEMP          88 85 80 78 89 86 80 77 90 86 80 77 83 81 76 75 80 78
DEWPT         74 74 75 74 74 74 75 74 74 74 73 71 71 71 71 70 70 70
MIN/MAX RH         63      89      62      92      60      83      67      88      71
RH            63 72 85 89 62 70 85 92 62 68 80 83 68 73 85 88 71 76
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      NE      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           30      20      20      10      20      20      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC    IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC    IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-181030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
1235 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

DATE           09/17/14      THU 09/18/14            FRI 09/19/14            SAT
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          93          76          92          76
TEMP          91 87 81 78 76 75 82 89 92 88 82 79 77 76 82 89 92 87 82 79 77 76
DEWPT         71 73 75 75 75 74 75 72 71 72 73 75 75 75 73 73 69 72 73 73 73 73
MAX/MIN RH                   99          51          97          47          92
RH            51 63 82 91 97 99 79 58 51 59 76 88 94 97 74 59 47 60 76 83 88 92
WIND DIR       S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE  E SE  E
WIND SPD       8  9  9  6  5  5  6  8  9 10  6  6  4  4  5  8 10 10  9  8  8  4
HEAT INDEX    98 95 87          88 96100 94 87          88 97 97 93 87
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B2 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     74 69 69 73 75 62 66 61 67 72 60 49 66 76 45 53 58 63 55 47 53 56
POP 12HR                     20          40          20          50          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.20        0.01        0.33           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS       SC SC SC SC             SC
TSTMS         SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS       SC SC SC SC             SC
LAL               3     2     2     3     3     2     1     3     3     1     1
HAINES            4     4     3     4     4     3     4     4     3     3     3
MIXING HGT     6400  5000  2200  4800  5400  3600  1700  6300  7600  4300  1100
T WIND DIR       SE     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD       16    24    21    18    16    18    17    12    12    16    12


DATE           09/20 SUN 09/21/14 MON 09/22/14 TUE 09/23/14 WED 09/24/14
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      74      93      73      90      73      86      72      84
TEMP          90 88 78 74 90 87 77 73 87 85 76 73 84 82 74 72 82 80
DEWPT         73 71 73 74 71 72 73 73 70 69 71 69 68 67 67 66 65 64
MIN/MAX RH         49      98      49      98      51      90      54      83      51
RH            57 57 85 98 54 60 88 98 57 59 84 90 60 60 79 83 56 57
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       E       S      NW      NE      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR           30      10      20      10      20      20      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC       IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC       IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-181030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
1235 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

DATE           09/17/14      THU 09/18/14            FRI 09/19/14            SAT
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          88          80
TEMP          86 82 81 80 80 80 82 85 87 82 81 81 80 80 84 87 88 83 82 81 80 80
DEWPT         76 76 77 77 76 75 76 76 76 75 75 76 75 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   89          70          84          67          83
RH            72 81 86 89 87 87 81 74 71 79 81 84 84 83 74 67 67 77 80 81 83 83
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  E SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE
WIND SPD       9 11 10 10  8  8  8  9 10  9  9  9  6  5  6 10 10 10  9  9  8  6
HEAT INDEX    95 90 89 86 86    89 94 97 89 88 87 85 85 92 96 98 90 88 87 86 85
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     73 60 68 63 64 70 70 65 67 47 47 48 48 48 81 43 46 49 48 47 48 49
POP 12HR                     30          40          30          50          20
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.19        0.11        0.47        0.09
RAIN SHWRS    SC       SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC
TSTMS         SC       SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC
LAL               3     1     3     3     3     1     3     3     3     1     2
HAINES            4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT     3600  2300  2200  3300  3500  2300  2400  3700  3400  1900  2100
T WIND DIR       SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E
T WIND SPD       16    19    18    16    17    16    11     8     9    10    11


DATE           09/20 SUN 09/21/14 MON 09/22/14 TUE 09/23/14 WED 09/24/14
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      80      89      78      89      79      82      76      80
TEMP          88 83 81 80 88 82 80 78 88 82 80 79 82 78 76 76 80 76
DEWPT         74 75 75 74 75 75 75 74 75 74 74 72 72 72 73 72 71 72
MIN/MAX RH         62      84      63      88      63      82      71      89      75
RH            63 77 83 82 65 80 86 88 65 77 82 79 72 82 88 87 76 85
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      NE      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           30      20      20      10      20      20      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC    IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC    IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-181030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
1235 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

DATE           09/17/14      THU 09/18/14            FRI 09/19/14            SAT
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          90          76          92          76
TEMP          89 85 80 78 77 76 83 88 90 86 80 78 77 76 85 89 92 88 80 78 77 76
DEWPT         74 74 75 75 75 75 75 73 73 73 75 75 75 74 73 73 71 73 73 72 73 73
MAX/MIN RH                   97          57          94          51          92
RH            62 71 87 92 93 97 77 63 58 65 86 91 93 93 68 60 51 61 81 84 89 92
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD       8  8  5  3  2  3  4  5  8  6  3  4  3  3  5  5  9  8  6  6  4  5
HEAT INDEX    98 93             91 96 98 94             92 97100 95
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     77 73 74 79 79 72 76 76 71 49 48 48 70 83 86 71 61 50 48 47 48 49
POP 12HR                     30          40          20          50          10
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.36        0.10        0.39           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC             SC
TSTMS         SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC             SC
LAL               3     2     3     3     3     2     2     3     3     1     1
HAINES            3     3     3     3     3     4     4     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT     4900  3000  2200  4200  5000  2100   900  6500  6200  2800   300
T WIND DIR       SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE     E     E     E    SE
T WIND SPD       14    19    16    12    14    14    11     9    10    11    16


DATE           09/20 SUN 09/21/14 MON 09/22/14 TUE 09/23/14 WED 09/24/14
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            95      75      95      73      91      73      85      70      82
TEMP          91 90 78 75 91 89 76 73 87 86 76 73 83 81 72 70 80 79
DEWPT         73 73 74 74 72 73 74 73 71 71 71 70 69 69 68 66 65 65
MIN/MAX RH         49      96      49      97      52      90      58      87      57
RH            55 59 89 96 55 59 92 97 58 60 84 90 63 66 86 87 61 63
PWIND DIR          SE       E       E      SE      NW       N      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           30      10      20      10      20      20      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC       IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC       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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