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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
338 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

TXZ245-202215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
338 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

DATE             WED 08/20/14            THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14
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                      90          82          91          83          90
TEMP          82 81 86 90 89 88 84 84 83 82 86 90 90 89 86 85 83 83 85 88 89 88
DEWPT         78 78 79 76 78 76 76 77 78 78 78 77 75 76 77 78 77 77 76 74 74 75
MIN/MAX RH                   65          88          63          83          62
RH            90 90 82 65 70 70 77 82 86 88 77 67 63 67 75 80 82 83 75 65 62 65
WIND DIR       S SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD      10  5 10 11 13 14 11 11 10  6 12 12 13 12 11  9  8  5  5  9 11 11
HEAT INDEX    91 89 99100103 98 94 94 93 90 99103100101 97 96 92 91 94 97 99 98
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     28 43 61 43 49 27 22 26 43 55 41 25 12 19 32 42 38 31 37 33 18 11
POP 12HR                     20           5           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           6000  5700  2500  2100  4200  4100  2100  1200  2500  2900
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             21    24    26    26    23    23    20    16    11    16


DATE          SAT 08/23/14 SUN 08/24/14 MON 08/25/14 TUE 08/26/14
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            82      89      82      89      81      89      82      89
TEMP          84 82 87 88 84 82 87 88 83 81 87 88 84 82 87 88
DEWPT         76 76 73 75 75 75 73 75 76 76 74 75 76 76 73 74
MAX/MIN RH         83      63      80      62      87      62      83      61
RH            78 82 65 67 76 80 64 67 80 87 65 66 78 83 63 65
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                  IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                                       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-202215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
338 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

DATE             WED 08/20/14            THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14
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                     101          79         101          77         100
TEMP          77 76 87 97101 96 87 83 81 79 89 98101 98 88 84 79 77 85 95100 97
DEWPT         76 75 74 68 66 70 73 75 76 77 74 70 65 70 73 75 76 76 73 67 65 67
MIN/MAX RH                   33          94          31          95          32
RH            94 96 66 39 33 44 63 77 85 94 62 42 31 41 60 75 89 95 67 41 33 39
WIND DIR      SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD       8  5 10 11 14 17 13 11  9  5 12 13 14 16 13 10  8  6  6 10 11 16
HEAT INDEX          96102105102 94 89 87    98105105105 96 92       92 99103101
CLOUDS        FW B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     23 63 47 42 49 35 14 22 35 41 34 27 35 16 24 38 44 44 31 15 15  9
POP 12HR                     20          10           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                IS
TSTMS                     IS
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           7700  8800  3900  1900  5700  7100  4300  1000  5100  6500
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             23    23    31    27    23    20    23    17    16    16


DATE          SAT 08/23/14 SUN 08/24/14 MON 08/25/14 TUE 08/26/14
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            75      99      75      99      76      99      77      99
TEMP          82 75 94 95 82 75 93 95 83 76 94 96 83 77 94 96
DEWPT         74 75 70 69 74 75 69 68 74 75 69 68 74 75 69 69
MAX/MIN RH         97      37      97      37      97      35      91      37
RH            76 97 46 43 76 97 46 42 75 97 44 40 73 91 44 42
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10       5       5       5      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS          IS
TSTMS                                          IS          IS

$$

TXZ247-202215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
338 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

DATE             WED 08/20/14            THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14
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                      90          83          91          83          90
TEMP          82 82 87 90 89 87 86 85 84 83 88 91 90 90 86 85 83 83 85 88 89 89
DEWPT         78 78 79 77 79 77 77 78 78 78 79 78 76 77 77 78 77 77 76 76 75 76
MIN/MAX RH                   65          87          64          83          63
RH            88 90 79 65 71 71 75 80 83 87 76 68 65 66 75 80 83 83 76 67 63 66
WIND DIR       S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD      11  8 10 11 12 13 13 13 12 12 12 13 12 12 13 11  9  8  6  8 10 11
HEAT INDEX    92 91101102105 99 96 96 96 93102106102103 99 97 92 91 95 99100 99
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     26 42 48 42 49 25 24 27 46 45 36 21 15 20 35 42 37 30 36 31 18 11
POP 12HR                     20           5           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           4100  3900  2400  2200  3000  3000  2100  1100  2300  2700
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             20    24    26    26    23    21    21    17    11    14


DATE          SAT 08/23/14 SUN 08/24/14 MON 08/25/14 TUE 08/26/14
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            82      90      82      90      82      90      82      90
TEMP          84 82 88 89 84 82 88 89 84 82 88 88 84 82 88 88
DEWPT         77 76 75 76 76 76 74 76 76 77 75 76 76 76 74 76
MAX/MIN RH         84      63      82      62      86      63      84      62
RH            78 83 65 67 75 82 64 66 78 86 66 67 78 84 64 66
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      10      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS                                  IS IS    IS IS IS
TSTMS                                       IS IS    IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-202215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
338 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

DATE             WED 08/20/14            THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14
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          79         100          78          99
TEMP          78 77 89 98 97 93 83 82 81 79 90 99 98 97 88 84 80 78 85 94 99 96
DEWPT         77 76 77 74 72 75 75 76 77 77 77 73 73 73 77 77 76 76 75 71 71 72
MIN/MAX RH                   43          93          42          93          40
RH            93 95 68 47 45 55 77 83 88 93 65 44 46 46 70 80 90 93 72 47 41 46
WIND DIR       S  E  S  S  S SE SE SE  S SE  S  S  S SE SE  S  S SE  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       5  3 10 12 16 16  9  5  6  5 11 12 14 13  9  5  4  4  4  9 11 12
HEAT INDEX         101109106104 91 88 87   103110108107101 94       94102107105
CLOUDS        SC B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     31 52 57 43 49 31 22 27 39 54 37 28 36 16 34 44 42 38 38 15 18 11
POP 12HR                     20          10           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           7900  7800  3300  1500  6000  5900  3500   800  4300  5300
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             20    23    27    25    21    21    18    11    11    16
HEAT                    Y  Y


DATE          SAT 08/23/14 SUN 08/24/14 MON 08/25/14 TUE 08/26/14
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      98      76      98      77      98      77      98
TEMP          83 76 93 95 82 76 93 95 83 77 93 94 83 77 93 94
DEWPT         76 76 71 70 75 74 70 71 75 76 71 72 76 75 71 71
MAX/MIN RH         99      40      93      41      95      43      92      42
RH            81 99 49 45 79 93 48 47 78 95 50 49 79 92 49 47
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10       5      10       5      20       5      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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