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FOUS54 KCRP 241946
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
246 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

TXZ245-251030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
246 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

DATE           05/24/15      MON 05/25/15            TUE 05/26/15            WED
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                      78          83          77          85          78
TEMP          83 82 80 79 78 78 81 83 83 81 78 78 77 77 81 84 85 83 80 79 79 78
DEWPT         75 75 76 76 75 74 74 74 74 74 75 76 76 75 76 75 76 76 77 77 76 77
MAX/MIN RH                   91          75          96          74          95
RH            76 81 89 91 91 89 81 76 75 80 90 94 96 95 83 75 76 81 90 92 93 95
WIND DIR       S SE  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S SE
WIND SPD      16 12 12 14 12 12 14 17 16 13 12 11 10 10 11 11 11 10  9  9  8  6
HEAT INDEX    90 88             86 89 89 87             88 92 94 91 83
CLOUDS        B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     55 45 56 66 74 78 77 76 74 72 74 77 75 73 67 61 54 47 53 58 64 69
POP 12HR                     20          70          50          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.77        0.10        0.04           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS             IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS             IS
LAL                     2     2     4     4     3     3     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     3     3     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           2800  2200  3500  3500  3200  2600  3700  3400  2000  1800
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             32    29    29    23    25    24    18    18    19    18


DATE           05/27 THU 05/28/15 FRI 05/29/15 SAT 05/30/15 SUN 05/31/15
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            85      78      85      77      85      78      86      77      85
TEMP          85 83 79 78 85 83 79 77 84 83 79 78 85 83 78 77 85 83
DEWPT         76 75 76 76 75 74 75 75 74 74 75 75 74 74 74 74 72 73
MIN/MAX RH         73      94      71      93      71      93      69      93      66
RH            75 78 91 94 73 76 89 93 72 75 88 93 71 74 88 93 68 72
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 SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      20      20      20      20      20      20      10      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       SC SC

$$

TXZ231-251030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
246 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

DATE           05/24/15      MON 05/25/15            TUE 05/26/15            WED
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          86          72          89          75
TEMP          87 83 78 76 75 74 81 85 86 82 76 75 73 72 82 88 89 85 79 78 76 75
DEWPT         73 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 72 75 74 75 75 76 76 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                  100          68         100          63          99
RH            63 73 88 92 97100 80 70 68 77 92 97100100 79 64 63 71 89 93 97 99
WIND DIR       S SE SE  S SE SE SE  S SE SE SE  S SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      12 10  9 10  9  9 10 12 11  9  8  6  5  5  9  8 10 10  8  6  6  5
HEAT INDEX    95 90             86 92 93 88             89 97 99 93
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     41 31 55 65 75 77 81 84 79 74 69 65 70 76 71 65 51 37 48 59 69 80
POP 12HR                     20          60          30          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.65        0.08           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC                         IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC                         IS
LAL                     2     2     4     4     3     3     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     4     5     3     3     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           6800  1900  4200  4200  3400  1900  4200  4100  3000  2000
T WIND DIR              S     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             28    26    27    23    25    17    13    17    19    17


DATE           05/27 THU 05/28/15 FRI 05/29/15 SAT 05/30/15 SUN 05/31/15
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            89      75      87      74      87      74      88      73      87
TEMP          88 85 78 75 87 84 76 74 86 83 76 74 87 84 76 73 86 83
DEWPT         74 74 75 75 73 73 74 73 72 73 74 73 72 73 73 73 71 72
MIN/MAX RH         60      99      63      99      61      99      60     100      59
RH            63 69 91 99 65 72 94 99 63 70 92 99 62 69 92100 61 68
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           20      10      30      10      30      20      30      10      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       SC SC       SC SC IS IS SC SC       SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS       SC SC       SC SC IS IS SC SC       SC SC

$$

TXZ247-251030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
246 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

DATE           05/24/15      MON 05/25/15            TUE 05/26/15            WED
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          82          79          84          79
TEMP          83 82 80 80 79 79 81 81 82 81 79 79 79 79 82 84 84 83 81 80 80 79
DEWPT         75 75 76 77 76 75 75 74 74 75 75 76 76 76 75 75 77 77 77 77 77 77
MAX/MIN RH                   91          79          92          75          92
RH            77 81 88 90 90 87 83 80 79 82 88 91 92 91 81 75 78 82 89 90 91 92
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD      17 16 16 17 16 16 17 18 18 17 16 13 13 12 13 11 12 11 11 11 11  9
HEAT INDEX    90 88 86          86 87 88 86             89 92 94 92 88 87
CLOUDS        B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     55 45 56 66 73 78 76 75 73 71 74 76 75 73 67 61 55 49 52 55 62 68
POP 12HR                     20          70          50          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.64        0.10        0.04           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS             IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS             IS
LAL                     2     2     4     4     3     3     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           2800  2500  3200  3500  3300  2600  3000  2800  1800  2300
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             33    31    29    23    26    24    19    18    19    19


DATE           05/27 THU 05/28/15 FRI 05/29/15 SAT 05/30/15 SUN 05/31/15
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            85      79      85      79      85      79      85      78      85
TEMP          85 83 80 79 85 83 80 79 84 83 80 79 85 83 80 78 84 83
DEWPT         76 76 76 76 75 74 75 75 74 74 75 75 75 74 74 74 73 73
MIN/MAX RH         75      89      71      88      71      87      70      88      68
RH            76 77 88 89 73 75 85 88 73 75 84 87 72 74 84 88 69 72
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 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      20      20      20      20      20      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-251030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
246 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

DATE           05/24/15      MON 05/25/15            TUE 05/26/15            WED
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          83          75          86          75
TEMP          84 81 78 77 76 75 80 83 83 81 77 76 75 75 81 85 86 83 79 77 76 75
DEWPT         74 75 75 74 74 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 73 76 76 75 76 76 76 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   95          73          95          69          99
RH            73 80 90 92 94 93 80 74 73 80 90 94 95 94 84 73 69 80 93 95 97 99
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      14 12 10  9  9 10 12 14 13 12  9  6  5  5 10 10 11  9  6  5  5  4
HEAT INDEX    91 87                88 89 86             88 94 95 91
CLOUDS        B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     55 45 55 65 74 79 78 77 81 86 79 73 74 75 70 66 54 43 52 62 67 71
POP 12HR                     20          70          60          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.99        0.10        0.04           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM IS IS IS IS             IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM IS IS IS IS             IS
LAL                     2     2     4     4     4     4     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     3     2     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           3000  1700  3500  3400  2900  2400  4300  4100  2700  1800
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             32    28    28    21    25    23    17    18    18    14


DATE           05/27 THU 05/28/15 FRI 05/29/15 SAT 05/30/15 SUN 05/31/15
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      75      87      74      86      74      86      74      86
TEMP          86 84 77 75 86 83 76 74 86 83 76 74 85 83 76 74 85 82
DEWPT         77 75 75 75 76 74 75 74 75 74 74 74 75 73 74 73 73 72
MIN/MAX RH         69      99      68     100      67     100      67      98      66
RH            74 76 94 99 72 74 95100 70 73 92100 71 73 94 98 68 72
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      20      30      20      30      20      30      10      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC       SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS 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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