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FOUS54 KCRP 011945
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
245 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

TXZ245-021015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
245 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

DATE           10/01/14      THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14            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          77          84          66
TEMP          85 83 81 81 80 79 83 87 88 83 80 79 77 77 80 84 84 78 72 70 67 66
DEWPT         76 77 77 78 78 77 77 77 77 77 78 78 76 74 72 69 67 66 62 60 58 57
MAX/MIN RH                   78           0         100           0          73
RH            75  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0 97 78 61 57 66 69 71 72 73
WIND DIR       S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W  W NW  N  N  N NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD      10 10 10  9  9  9 11 12 12 11 10  8  6  5  9 12 12 11 12 12 12 11
HEAT INDEX    95                                           87 87
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     42 38 43 49 55 62 59 56 54 52 59 65 76 86 71 54 47 40 34 28 26 23
POP 12HR                     20          20          50          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.06        0.37        0.09           0
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                              IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
LAL                     1     1     1     2     2     3     3     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1000   500  1900  2000   700  1700  1700  3200  2900   900
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S    SW     N     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             20    18    20    20    21    16    16    21    21    21


DATE           10/04 SUN 10/05/14 MON 10/06/14 TUE 10/07/14 WED 10/08/14
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            80      70      82      74      84      75      85      76      85
TEMP          79 77 72 70 81 79 75 74 84 81 77 75 84 82 78 76 84 82
DEWPT         56 58 58 63 65 68 68 69 69 70 70 71 70 72 71 70 70 72
MIN/MAX RH         44      78      58      86      62      88      64      84      63
RH            44 52 63 78 58 68 78 86 62 70 80 88 64 72 81 84 63 72
PWIND DIR          NE       E      SE      SE       S       S       S      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR            5      10      10      10      10      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                                             IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-021015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
245 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

DATE           10/01/14      THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14            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          95          71          86          61
TEMP          91 88 82 79 77 76 84 93 95 88 79 75 72 73 80 85 86 78 70 66 63 61
DEWPT         71 72 74 76 76 76 74 73 73 74 75 75 72 72 70 64 61 59 55 54 52 50
MAX/MIN RH                   53           0         100           0          67
RH            51  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0 99 74 49 44 52 60 64 66 67
WIND DIR       S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  E  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD       8  9  9  8  6  6  8 10 10  9  6  5  5  8 10 11 10  8  6  6  6  6
HEAT INDEX    97
CLOUDS        SC FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     33 25 32 40 49 58 54 50 52 55 62 70 70 70 60 40 35 29 26 22 23 23
POP 12HR                     10          10          50          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.38        0.05           0
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                                    SC SC SC SC IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     3     3     2     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     3     4     4     3     4     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           2200   400  3600  4000  1700  1500  1700  3300  2900   900
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S     N    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             21    18    19    18    21    17    17    17    12    12


DATE           10/04 SUN 10/05/14 MON 10/06/14 TUE 10/07/14 WED 10/08/14
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            82      63      86      68      88      70      88      71      88
TEMP          80 76 67 63 84 80 71 68 87 82 73 70 87 83 74 71 87 83
DEWPT         51 54 56 59 63 65 66 66 67 66 68 68 67 68 70 69 68 68
MIN/MAX RH         36      86      49      95      49      95      50      93      51
RH            37 47 69 86 49 62 82 95 53 59 83 95 52 61 86 93 53 59
PWIND DIR          NE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5      10      10      10      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ247-021015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
245 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

DATE           10/01/14      THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14            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                      81          86          78          84          69
TEMP          84 82 82 82 81 81 83 86 86 81 80 80 78 78 81 83 84 79 74 72 70 69
DEWPT         77 77 78 78 78 78 78 78 78 78 79 78 77 75 73 70 69 68 66 62 61 60
MAX/MIN RH                   83           0          96           0          75
RH            81  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0 93 78 65 61 68 75 71 73 72
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W  W NW  N  N  N NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD      10 11 11 11 11 11 11 12 12 12 11 10  8  4  9 13 13 13 13 14 14 13
HEAT INDEX    93                                        85 88 87
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     44 39 43 48 53 58 57 56 54 52 58 64 75 87 74 58 50 41 36 31 28 25
POP 12HR                     20          20          50          40          10
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.06        0.29        0.18           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                              IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     2     2     3     3     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     4     4     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            800   600  1500  1600   400  1700  1900  3200  2900  1300
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S    SW    NW     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             21    20    19    20    23    16    17    24    25    26


DATE           10/04 SUN 10/05/14 MON 10/06/14 TUE 10/07/14 WED 10/08/14
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            80      73      82      76      84      77      84      78      86
TEMP          80 78 74 73 81 80 77 76 83 81 78 77 83 82 79 78 85 83
DEWPT         58 60 60 65 66 68 69 70 70 71 71 72 71 72 71 71 71 73
MIN/MAX RH         47      75      60      82      65      85      66      81      63
RH            47 53 62 75 60 68 75 82 65 72 78 85 66 73 78 81 63 72
PWIND DIR          NE       E      SE       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10      10      10      10      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                                             IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-021015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
245 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

DATE           10/01/14      THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14            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                      77          94          73          85          61
TEMP          90 86 80 78 77 77 85 93 94 87 78 75 74 73 79 84 85 77 69 65 62 61
DEWPT         71 74 76 77 77 76 76 76 75 75 76 75 74 72 69 64 61 59 55 53 52 51
MAX/MIN RH                   58           0         100           0          70
RH            55  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0 99 72 52 45 55 62 65 68 70
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE
WIND SPD      10  8  8  6  5  4  8 11 11  9  6  4  4  6  9 10  9  8  6  6  6  5
HEAT INDEX    96
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     42 38 42 47 55 62 60 57 57 57 64 71 77 83 59 37 32 28 25 22 20 17
POP 12HR                     10          20          60          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.07        0.62        0.05           0
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS SC SC NM NM IS IS
TSTMS                              IS IS SC SC NM NM IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     2     3     4     2     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     3     3     4     4     3     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           1500   200  3300  3500  1300  2000  2400  3100  2800   800
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     W     N     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             19    16    19    20    18    16    16    16    12    11


DATE           10/04 SUN 10/05/14 MON 10/06/14 TUE 10/07/14 WED 10/08/14
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            81      62      83      68      86      70      87      72      86
TEMP          80 75 66 62 82 78 71 68 85 81 73 70 86 82 75 72 85 82
DEWPT         49 53 52 57 63 66 65 65 67 68 67 68 69 70 69 67 69 70
MIN/MAX RH         34      82      53      90      53      93      56      86      57
RH            34 46 61 82 53 66 80 90 54 65 83 93 58 67 83 86 58 66
PWIND DIR          NE      SE      SE       S       S       S       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR            5       5      10      10      10      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                                             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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