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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1125 PM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

TXZ245-011015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
1125 PM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

DATE           05/31/16      WED 06/01/16            THU 06/02/16            FRI
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          85          77          82          73
TEMP                   75 75 77 81 85 84 80 77 77 77 77 80 82 81 77 73 73 73 73
DEWPT                  70 70 71 73 74 74 74 74 74 73 72 73 72 72 72 73 72 72 70
MAX/MIN RH                   87          69          90          73         100
RH                     86 84 84 77 70 72 82 89 89 88 88 80 75 76 86100 95 98 93
WIND DIR                S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S
WIND SPD                0  0 10  8 10 13 11 11 10  9  8  8  8  9  9  8  4  5  5
HEAT INDEX                      87 93 92 83                87 86
CLOUDS                 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)              89 85 76 71 69 65 58 75 91 92 94 94 93 91 88 89 90 92 94
POP 12HR                     90          30          40          70          70
QPF 12HR                   0.35        0.56        0.36        0.87        1.14
RAIN SHWRS             SC IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS                  SC IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
LAL                           3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
HAINES                        4     4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                 1000  2000  1900  2600  2800  3900  3800  2800  1100
T WIND DIR                    S     S    SE    SE     S    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD                   10    18    19    21    13    13    16    14     9
FLASH FLOOD             A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE           06/03 SAT 06/04/16 SUN 06/05/16 MON 06/06/16 TUE 06/07/16
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            82      72      82      72      83      71      85      72      86
TEMP          82 80 74 72 82 80 74 72 83 80 73 71 85 82 75 72 85 83
DEWPT         71 71 70 69 70 70 70 69 71 70 71 69 69 69 70 69 70 71
MIN/MAX RH         71      91      68      93      67      92      60      90      61
RH            72 75 88 91 68 73 89 93 68 72 91 92 61 66 86 90 61 67
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       E      NE      NE       N      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           60      50      50      40      40      30      30      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-011015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
1125 PM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

DATE           05/31/16      WED 06/01/16            THU 06/02/16            FRI
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                      70          87          72          84          68
TEMP                   71 72 75 79 85 86 83 76 74 73 72 75 82 84 81 73 71 69 68
DEWPT                  69 71 75 72 73 72 72 73 74 73 71 72 71 71 71 71 70 69 68
MAX/MIN RH                  100          62         100          65         100
RH                     92 97100 80 66 63 69 89 98 98 99 90 70 66 73 93 98100 99
WIND DIR                E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  E SE NW
WIND SPD                1  2  4  5  5  9  5  4  3  3  4  5  5  8  4  5  2  4  2
HEAT INDEX                         92 93 88                87 88 85
CLOUDS                 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)              89 83 79 71 67 77 74 85 97 95 94 93 91 91 92 89 87 81 74
POP 12HR                     40          30          70          70          60
QPF 12HR                   0.18        0.44        1.06        1.02        0.52
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC
TSTMS                  IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC
LAL                           2     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
HAINES                        4     4     4     6     6     4     3     3     3
MIXING HGT                  400  2400  2300  3000  1800  4600  4800  3300   400
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE     N
T WIND SPD                    4    10    10    17    12    10     9    10     5
FLASH FLOOD             A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE           06/03 SAT 06/04/16 SUN 06/05/16 MON 06/06/16 TUE 06/07/16
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            84      68      84      68      84      67      87      68      89
TEMP          84 81 71 68 83 80 71 68 84 80 71 67 87 83 71 68 88 84
DEWPT         71 70 69 68 70 69 68 67 70 69 69 66 67 67 66 66 66 67
MIN/MAX RH         62      98      63      97      61      97      51      95      48
RH            65 69 92 98 65 69 91 97 63 68 95 96 52 58 83 95 49 56
PWIND DIR           N       E      NE       N      NE       N       N      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           50      30      50      30      40      20      30      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-011015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
1125 PM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

DATE           05/31/16      WED 06/01/16            THU 06/02/16            FRI
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          85          79          82          74
TEMP                   77 76 79 82 85 84 81 80 79 79 79 80 81 81 78 76 74 75 74
DEWPT                  72 71 73 74 74 73 73 73 74 74 73 73 73 73 73 74 72 73 71
MAX/MIN RH                   86          68          88          75          95
RH                     86 83 82 76 70 70 76 80 87 84 87 80 76 78 85 91 93 93 90
WIND DIR               SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S
WIND SPD                8  8 12  9 11 13 12 12 12 11  9 10  9 11 10 10  5  8  6
HEAT INDEX                      87 93 91 86 84          85 86 85
CLOUDS                 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)              89 85 78 71 65 65 57 75 92 93 93 93 93 89 86 87 89 91 94
POP 12HR                     90          30          40          60          70
QPF 12HR                   0.45        0.50        0.30        0.81        1.20
RAIN SHWRS             SC IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS                  SC IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
LAL                           3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
HAINES                        5     4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                 1100  2000  1900  2800  3000  3600  3500  2900  2100
T WIND DIR                    S     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD                   17    20    21    24    16    14    17    18    14
FLASH FLOOD             A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE           06/03 SAT 06/04/16 SUN 06/05/16 MON 06/06/16 TUE 06/07/16
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            82      74      83      74      83      73      85      75      85
TEMP          82 80 76 74 82 80 75 74 82 81 75 73 85 82 77 75 84 83
DEWPT         71 71 71 69 71 70 70 70 71 70 71 70 70 70 71 70 71 71
MIN/MAX RH         71      86      69      88      67      88      62      86      64
RH            71 74 85 86 70 72 84 88 68 71 87 88 63 66 83 86 65 68
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       E       E      NE      NE      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           60      50      50      40      40      30      30      20      10
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ234-011015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
1125 PM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

DATE           05/31/16      WED 06/01/16            THU 06/02/16            FRI
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                      71          87          73          84          70
TEMP                   71 72 74 81 87 87 80 74 73 73 73 78 83 83 77 71 70 70 70
DEWPT                  70 70 72 72 73 72 71 72 73 72 71 73 72 73 72 71 70 70 69
MAX/MIN RH                   97          61         100          71         100
RH                     97 94 93 75 63 61 72 92100 99 95 84 71 72 84100100100 99
WIND DIR                E SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD                4  3  5  6  8 11 11  8  4  4  5  6  6  6  6  4  2  4  3
HEAT INDEX                      85 95 93 84                88 88
CLOUDS                 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)              89 85 76 71 71 81 64 80 96 95 94 95 96 96 95 92 89 91 93
POP 12HR                     60          40          50          70          70
QPF 12HR                   0.27        0.73        0.54        1.27        0.87
RAIN SHWRS             SC IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS                  SC IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
LAL                           3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
HAINES                        4     4     4     4     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                  400  2600  2500  2400  2100  4200  4300  3000   400
T WIND DIR                   SE     S     S    SE     S    SE     S    SE    NE
T WIND SPD                    9    12    17    18    10    11    14    10     6
FLASH FLOOD             A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE           06/03 SAT 06/04/16 SUN 06/05/16 MON 06/06/16 TUE 06/07/16
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            82      69      82      69      84      68      86      69      87
TEMP          82 79 71 69 82 79 72 69 83 80 71 68 86 82 72 69 87 83
DEWPT         71 71 69 68 71 70 69 68 70 70 70 66 67 68 67 66 67 70
MIN/MAX RH         70      98      68      98      64      95      53      91      53
RH            70 77 93 98 70 74 92 98 65 72 94 93 54 63 83 91 53 65
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      NE      NE      NE       N       N       N      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           60      40      50      40      40      30      30      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC 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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