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FOUS54 KCRP 212137
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
337 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

TXZ245-221045-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
337 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE           12/21/14      MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      56          74          64          64          44
TEMP             59 56 57 56 57 60 71 72 66 65 66 66 65 63 62 56 54 52 49 47 44
DEWPT            55 56 57 56 57 60 61 61 62 63 64 64 62 61 51 44 42 38 36 35 36
MAX/MIN RH                  100          69          99          59          71
RH               86 99100100100100 70 70 85 94 94 95 88 94 69 66 63 58 60 63 71
WIND DIR          E  E  E NW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  N NW  N  N NW  N NW
WIND SPD          4  4  2  2  2  5 10 10  8  8  6  5  5  3 18 18 18 17 16 16 13
CLOUDS           B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 OV OV B1 SC FW CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        71 69 66 70 73 66 50 42 33 40 47 65 78 88 89 64 39 22  5  5  5
POP 12HR                     10           5          10          30           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02           0
DRIZZLE
RAIN
RAIN SHWRS                                              SC
OBVIS                                              F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT            600     0  2000  2000   700   600  2200  2600  2900  2800
T WIND DIR              E     N    SW     S     S     S     W     N    NW    NW
T WIND SPD              8     4    10    14    17    13    24    32    37    35


DATE           12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          59      46    66      55    69      48    59      45    62
TEMP          56 54 48   46 62 62 57   55 66 61 52   48 57 54 48   45 58 59
DEWPT         33 34 35   36 39 48 52   53 57 54 47   41 42 43 40   40 43 45
MIN/MAX RH       37      70    42      95    65      86    55      82    54
RH            42 47 60   70 43 60 84   93 74 76 82   77 57 66 75   82 58 59
PWIND DIR        NW       W     S       S    SW       N     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5       0     0       5     5      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ231-221045-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
337 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE           12/21/14      MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      51          77          56          62          40
TEMP             58 52 53 51 52 55 71 76 70 62 60 59 58 60 58 62 55 51 48 44 40
DEWPT            54 52 53 51 52 55 58 57 58 59 58 59 56 55 43 37 37 32 30 31 29
MAX/MIN RH                  100          52          99          39          65
RH               84100100100100100 65 52 66 89 93 99 91 83 59 39 50 48 51 60 64
WIND DIR         SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SE SE  S  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          5  4  3  3  2  6  8  6  4  3  4  3  4 12 14 16 12  8  9 10  8
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC SC B1 B2 OV B2 B1 SC FW CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        65 65 65 68 71 55 36 30 25 27 29 56 75 89 77 52 28 16  5  5  5
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                  PF PF  F PF                PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            600     0  2300  3600  1700   300  2800  2800  2700  2400
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SW     S     S     S    NW     N    NW    NW
T WIND SPD              5     2    12    10     5     6    24    31    33    32


DATE           12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          61      39    68      47    70      45    60      41    63
TEMP          57 53 43   39 62 60 51   47 66 61 50   45 57 53 45   41 59 57
DEWPT         26 26 27   26 33 40 44   44 51 44 41   35 34 35 34   34 38 39
MIN/MAX RH       25      59    31      93    46      71    39      75    41
RH            30 35 52   59 34 48 76   91 59 54 71   70 43 51 64   75 46 50
PWIND DIR        NW      SW     S       S    SW       N     N       N     E
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0       0     0       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ247-221045-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
337 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE           12/21/14      MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      58          73          65          65          49
TEMP             60 59 59 59 60 62 71 71 67 66 66 66 66 64 64 57 57 55 53 51 49
DEWPT            55 57 59 59 59 61 61 62 63 64 64 66 63 62 54 46 43 39 38 37 38
MAX/MIN RH                  100          70          99          57          69
RH               85 93 98100 98 97 71 72 86 94 93 99 90 95 69 69 61 55 57 58 65
WIND DIR          E  E  E NW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  N NW  N  N NW  N NW
WIND SPD          6  6  3  2  3  6 10 10  9 10  9  8  6  6 19 20 20 18 18 18 16
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 OV OV B1 SC FW CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        76 71 65 69 72 66 51 42 34 40 46 64 76 88 89 64 39 22  5  5  5
POP 12HR                     10           5           5          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01           0
DRIZZLE
RAIN
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT            700   100  1800  1800   600   600  2500  3100  3600  3600
T WIND DIR              E     N    SW     S     S     S     W    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD             10     6    13    17    19    16    23    31    37    35


DATE           12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          59      49    66      58    69      51    60      48    62
TEMP          57 56 51   49 63 63 60   58 67 62 54   51 58 56 51   48 59 60
DEWPT         35 36 36   39 41 49 53   54 58 55 49   44 43 45 42   43 44 46
MIN/MAX RH       39      66    44      90    67      86    55      80    54
RH            42 47 56   66 44 60 80   88 74 78 83   78 57 66 73   80 58 58
PWIND DIR        NW       W     S       S     S       N     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5       0     0       5    10      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ234-221045-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
337 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE           12/21/14      MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      52          77          60          62          41
TEMP             58 53 54 53 54 57 72 74 69 63 65 64 64 61 54 55 54 50 47 44 41
DEWPT            53 53 54 53 54 57 59 60 60 60 61 61 59 57 46 40 38 34 32 32 31
MAX/MIN RH                  100          60          92          54          75
RH               83 97 99100100100 64 60 74 88 87 91 83 86 72 57 55 54 56 62 69
WIND DIR         SE SE SE  W  W SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SE NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          4  4  2  0  2  5 11 10  6  6  4  4  5  5 16 16 12  9  9  9  9
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 OV OV B1 SC FW CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        61 66 71 78 81 67 49 44 38 42 46 67 81 88 89 63 37 21  5  5  5
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01           0
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS
OBVIS                  PF PF PF                   PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     5     5     4     3     4     4
MIXING HGT            700   100  2400  2800  1300   900  2100  2500  2500  2300
T WIND DIR             SE     N    SW     S     S     S     W     N    NW    NW
T WIND SPD              5     3     8    11    12    10    24    31    34    34


DATE           12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          58      40    67      50    70      44    59      41    62
TEMP          55 52 43   40 62 61 54   50 66 61 49   44 56 52 44   41 58 57
DEWPT         31 30 31   31 38 44 48   49 55 47 42   36 38 39 35   34 40 41
MIN/MAX RH       33      71    37      97    53      76    47      78    47
RH            40 44 62   71 41 52 81   95 67 62 76   72 50 59 69   78 52 56
PWIND DIR        NW      SW     S       S    SW       N     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5       0     0       5     5      10    10       5    10

$$

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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