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FOUS54 KCRP 280845
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
345 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

TXZ245-282245-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
345 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

DATE             TUE 07/28/15            WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      91          80          92          78          93
TEMP          81 80 87 90 91 86 82 81 80 80 87 92 92 89 85 83 81 78 87 91 92 88
DEWPT         77 77 78 78 76 77 77 77 77 77 76 76 77 76 76 76 75 75 75 74 74 75
MIN/MAX RH                   64          92          61          93          56
RH            88 90 76 69 65 74 86 89 91 92 71 61 63 67 75 80 84 93 69 56 57 65
WIND DIR       S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S SW  W  W  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8  6 10 11 13 12  9  9  5  5  5  8 11 11  8  6  4  3  2  3  5 10
HEAT INDEX    88 84 99104103 97 90 89 88    98105106100 94 90 86    96101103 98
CLOUDS        FW FW B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC
CLOUDS(%)     24 25 51 28 21 24 23 27 28 32 43 30 23 18 19 28 37 39 26 30 20 28
POP 12HR                     10           5          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     5
MIXING HGT           2700  2600  2200  1400  3300  3300  1700  1100  4800  4500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE     S    SW    SW    SE
T WIND SPD             17    23    17    11    11    19    18    10     5    11


DATE          FRI 07/31/15 SAT 08/01/15 SUN 08/02/15 MON 08/03/15
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            77      92      78      93      78      92      79      92
TEMP          81 77 91 89 82 78 91 89 82 78 91 89 83 79 91 89
DEWPT         77 74 74 74 75 74 74 74 76 76 75 76 77 76 75 75
MAX/MIN RH         91      55      89      56      93      57      90      58
RH            86 91 59 61 79 88 58 63 81 93 59 66 82 89 60 65
PWIND DIR          SW       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      30      20      30      10       5       5       5
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS               SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ231-282245-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
345 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

DATE             TUE 07/28/15            WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      99          76          99          75         100
TEMP          78 76 88 97 99 97 86 81 78 76 87 97 99 95 83 78 77 75 85 96100 96
DEWPT         76 75 73 71 70 72 74 75 76 75 73 71 68 70 72 73 75 73 75 68 65 66
MIN/MAX RH                   40          97          37          96          32
RH            92 98 62 44 41 46 66 82 91 97 64 44 37 45 71 85 94 94 70 41 32 39
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SW  E  E  E
WIND SPD       4  5 10 11 14 14 10  8  4  5  8  9 10 14 10  5  3  1  1  3  5 10
HEAT INDEX          96105106106 94 86       95104106101 88          93101104100
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     54 54 57 22 26 20  9 18 29 35 45 29 22 17  8 24 29 38 19 27 16 20
POP 12HR                      5           0           5           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                                                         PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           5100  4900  3700  1400  6300  7900  3400   800  7300  9500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     E
T WIND SPD             18    25    18     9    13    19    21     8     6     9


DATE          FRI 07/31/15 SAT 08/01/15 SUN 08/02/15 MON 08/03/15
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            76      99      76     100      76     100      76     100
TEMP          79 77 97 96 80 77 96 97 81 77 97 97 80 77 96 95
DEWPT         72 72 69 69 70 70 69 68 71 71 68 68 73 73 68 69
MAX/MIN RH         89      37      82      36      85      34      91      35
RH            79 84 41 41 72 80 42 39 72 83 39 39 79 89 40 42
PWIND DIR           S      SE       S      NE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC FW
POP 12HR           10      20      20      20       5       5       5       5
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-282245-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
345 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

DATE             TUE 07/28/15            WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      87          82          89          81          91
TEMP          82 81 85 87 87 85 83 83 82 82 87 88 88 86 84 84 82 81 87 90 91 89
DEWPT         78 77 79 79 79 77 77 78 78 77 78 78 78 78 77 77 77 76 76 76 75 77
MIN/MAX RH                   75          87          69          86          60
RH            88 89 83 79 75 78 83 86 86 87 75 72 72 76 79 80 83 85 70 64 60 68
WIND DIR       S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S SW  W NW  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10  9  9 11 13 12 10 10  8  6  5  8 10 11  9  8  4  3  2  4  6 10
HEAT INDEX    91 89 97102100 95 93 92 91 90 99102102 99 94 93 90 87 97102101101
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC
CLOUDS(%)     25 26 49 27 21 24 26 27 28 35 48 31 23 19 24 28 40 39 31 32 22 28
POP 12HR                     10           5          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           2200  2200  2000  1600  2500  2400  1400  1200  3500  3100
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE     S    SW    SW     S
T WIND SPD             18    23    19    14    11    18    20    12     4    12


DATE          FRI 07/31/15 SAT 08/01/15 SUN 08/02/15 MON 08/03/15
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            79      90      80      91      81      89      81      90
TEMP          83 79 88 88 84 80 90 88 84 81 88 87 84 81 90 88
DEWPT         77 75 76 75 76 76 76 75 77 77 77 77 77 76 77 76
MAX/MIN RH         88      61      87      61      89      68      85      65
RH            85 88 67 65 79 86 64 67 78 89 69 72 78 85 66 69
PWIND DIR          SW       S      SW       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      30      20      30      20       5       5       5
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS
TSTMS               SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ234-282245-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
345 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

DATE             TUE 07/28/15            WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      96          76          96          75          98
TEMP          78 76 88 95 96 91 82 79 78 76 88 95 96 92 83 80 78 75 86 95 98 93
DEWPT         76 76 76 75 72 74 76 76 76 75 74 72 71 72 74 75 75 74 75 69 69 71
MIN/MAX RH                   47          98          44          97          40
RH            94 99 68 53 47 59 80 91 95 98 64 49 44 52 75 85 91 95 68 44 40 48
WIND DIR       S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  N  E SE
WIND SPD       3  4  9 10 12 12  6  5  3  3  4  5  9 11  6  4  2  2  2  3  4  8
HEAT INDEX          98106105101 90          96104104100 89          95100104100
CLOUDS        FW SC B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC FW SC
CLOUDS(%)     21 27 55 28 17 21 12 26 29 31 27 26 17 12 10 28 31 40 17 31 20 36
POP 12HR                     10           5          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                                                         PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     5
MIXING HGT           5000  4700  3000   800  5200  6500  2500   800  7000  8800
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SW    SW    SE
T WIND SPD             16    21    13     6     9    16    16     6     6     8


DATE          FRI 07/31/15 SAT 08/01/15 SUN 08/02/15 MON 08/03/15
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            76      97      76      97      75      98      76      98
TEMP          79 76 94 93 80 77 94 92 79 76 96 93 80 77 95 93
DEWPT         73 73 71 72 74 73 71 71 73 74 69 69 76 75 71 71
MAX/MIN RH         91      43      91      42      96      39      97      41
RH            83 90 47 50 80 89 47 50 82 93 43 46 86 94 45 48
PWIND DIR          SW       N       S      NE       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC FW
POP 12HR           10      30      20      30      10       5       5       5
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS               SC SC 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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