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FOUS54 KCRP 250940
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
340 AM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

TXZ245-252230-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
340 AM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

DATE             SUN 01/25/15            MON 01/26/15            TUE 01/27/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      65          45          63          48          70
TEMP             43 48 60 65 59 52 49 47 45 49 59 63 58 53 51 49 48 53 65 70 65
DEWPT            40 41 44 45 48 47 44 42 41 42 41 42 43 44 43 43 43 46 47 48 49
MIN/MAX RH                   49          84          46          86          45
RH               88 77 56 49 68 84 82 81 83 76 50 46 57 73 75 82 86 79 52 45 57
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  N  N NW  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  S  S
WIND SPD          4  4  8  8  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  1  2  4  4  4  4  4  5  4
CLOUDS           SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        30 30 30 30 29 24 19 14 10 10 12 20 26 24 27 29 29 28 27 22 17
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     4     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           1800  2400  3200  2900  2000  2000  1100     0  1600  1500
T WIND DIR              W    NW    NW     N     N     N     W     W     W     W
T WIND SPD             12    13    12    14    25    14    12    14    13     9


DATE               WED 01/28/15  THU 01/29/15  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            52    70      55    69      52    62      50    61
TEMP          56   52 66 65 58   55 66 64 55   52 59 58 52   50 59 58
DEWPT         48   49 54 55 55   54 59 55 51   49 48 50 47   48 53 50
MAX/MIN RH         90    60      98    68      91    64      98    73
RH            77   88 66 71 88   97 78 74 85   91 67 74 84   96 82 77
PWIND DIR           S     S       S    SE      NE    NE       E     E
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS IS   IS SC SC

$$

TXZ231-252230-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
340 AM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

DATE             SUN 01/25/15            MON 01/26/15            TUE 01/27/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      70          41          69          46          75
TEMP             38 45 63 70 61 50 46 43 41 47 63 69 62 54 50 48 46 52 69 75 67
DEWPT            33 37 40 39 42 41 40 38 37 39 40 39 40 41 40 40 40 44 44 43 44
MIN/MAX RH                   32          87          33          79          31
RH               82 74 43 32 49 72 77 82 87 73 43 33 44 62 66 75 78 71 41 31 43
WIND DIR          W  W  W NW  N NW NW NW NW NW  N NW SW  S SW SW  W SW  W  S  S
WIND SPD          3  2  8  8  5  4  4  4  4  2  2  4  2  3  4  3  3  3  3  5  3
CLOUDS           SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)        30 30 30 30 29 24 19 14 10 10 12 23 31 28 36 34 32 32 32 26 21
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     5     4     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           1600  2100  3000  2800  1900  2000  1700     0  2400  2300
T WIND DIR              W    NW     N     N     N    NW     W     W     W    SW
T WIND SPD              9    11     9     9    18    10    11    11     9     6


DATE               WED 01/28/15  THU 01/29/15  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            48    76      53    74      51    64      47    62
TEMP          53   48 70 69 57   53 70 68 56   51 61 59 51   47 59 58
DEWPT         44   43 50 51 53   53 58 56 50   47 45 48 46   46 51 50
MAX/MIN RH         86    41     100    56      83    53      96    67
RH            72   84 49 53 85   99 67 65 81   83 55 66 83   95 75 73
PWIND DIR           S     S      SE    SE      NE    NE       E     E
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   SC FW FW SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 OV OV
POP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS IS   IS SC SC

$$

TXZ247-252230-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
340 AM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

DATE             SUN 01/25/15            MON 01/26/15            TUE 01/27/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      63          49          61          52          68
TEMP             47 50 59 63 59 53 52 50 49 52 58 61 58 55 54 52 52 55 65 68 64
DEWPT            43 43 45 46 49 49 47 44 42 43 41 43 45 46 46 48 45 47 47 49 50
MIN/MAX RH                   55          85          51          84          49
RH               85 76 58 55 72 85 83 80 79 71 53 51 61 73 75 84 79 74 53 49 58
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  W  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  S  S
WIND SPD          6  6  8  6  6  6  6  8  6  6  5  3  2  2  4  4  5  4  4  5  5
CLOUDS           SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        30 30 30 30 29 24 19 14 10 10 12 20 28 24 27 30 29 28 27 22 17
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           1900  2400  3200  3000  2000  2000  1000     0  1400  1400
T WIND DIR              W     W    NW     N     N     N     W     W     W     W
T WIND SPD             13    13    12    17    25    14    11    13    12     9


DATE               WED 01/28/15  THU 01/29/15  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            55    67      58    67      53    61      52    60
TEMP          58   55 65 64 59   58 65 63 56   53 59 58 53   52 58 58
DEWPT         50   51 55 56 55   56 58 55 51   50 49 50 48   50 53 51
MAX/MIN RH         87    66      94    70      89    66      95    75
RH            75   85 70 73 86   94 79 75 83   89 68 75 82   94 83 78
PWIND DIR           S     S       S    SE      NE    NE       E     E
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS IS   IS SC SC

$$

TXZ234-252230-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
340 AM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

DATE             SUN 01/25/15            MON 01/26/15            TUE 01/27/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      69          40          67          45          75
TEMP             39 45 62 69 60 50 46 43 40 46 61 67 60 52 50 47 45 52 68 75 67
DEWPT            35 37 42 43 44 42 39 36 35 38 39 40 41 42 40 40 40 44 45 45 47
MIN/MAX RH                   40          81          37          83          35
RH               85 73 47 40 54 75 78 78 81 72 44 37 49 68 69 78 82 75 44 35 49
WIND DIR          W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N NW NW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW  S
WIND SPD          4  3  9  9  5  5  4  4  4  3  4  5  2  2  4  3  4  4  5  5  3
CLOUDS           SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        30 30 30 30 29 24 19 14 10 10 11 17 22 22 24 28 26 26 26 21 16
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     4     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           1800  2100  3000  2600  2200  2100  1400     0  2300  2100
T WIND DIR              W    NW    NW    NW     N     N     W     W     W     W
T WIND SPD             12    14    11    11    25    14    14    18    14    10


DATE               WED 01/28/15  THU 01/29/15  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            48    74      52    73      49    63      46    61
TEMP          53   48 68 68 57   52 68 66 54   49 60 58 49   46 58 57
DEWPT         44   44 53 54 53   52 60 55 49   46 47 48 44   44 50 48
MAX/MIN RH         92    50     100    62      87    59      96    66
RH            73   88 59 62 89  100 75 69 84   87 62 71 82   93 77 72
PWIND DIR          SW     S       S    SW      NE    NE       E     E
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 OV OV
POP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS IS   IS 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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