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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
317 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

TXZ245-251015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
317 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

DATE           04/24/14      FRI 04/25/14            SAT 04/26/14            SUN
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                      70          76          72          80          73
TEMP          83 79 75 73 72 70 75 75 76 75 73 73 72 72 76 80 80 78 75 74 73 73
DEWPT         69 70 69 69 69 69 69 68 68 69 69 69 69 69 69 70 70 70 70 70 70 70
MAX/MIN RH                   97          78          91          72          92
RH            64 76 84 86 89 97 83 80 79 83 87 89 90 91 81 74 72 77 86 89 91 92
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD      10  9  6  5  4  4  6  9 10 10  9  8  6  6  9 12 13 14 13 13 14 16
HEAT INDEX    87                                              82
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     58 58 58 58 71 85 61 38 34 29 39 48 63 77 56 37 40 50 50 91 91 93
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3400  1800  2800  2600  1900  1000  2300  2200  1300   900
T WIND DIR             SE     E     E    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             12     8    11    18    16    13    20    26    32    39


DATE           04/27 MON 04/28/14 TUE 04/29/14 WED 04/30/14 THU 05/01/14
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      71      91      69      85      61      77      60      74
TEMP          81 79 73 71 89 84 73 69 84 78 65 61 75 72 63 60 72 70
DEWPT         70 70 69 68 63 54 58 54 55 52 45 43 42 42 43 44 42 43
MIN/MAX RH         67      91      33      61      35      53      30      55      32
RH            70 74 89 89 42 36 60 58 37 41 48 53 31 35 50 55 34 38
PWIND DIR           S       S      SW       S       N      NE       N      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10       0       0       0       0       5       5

$$

TXZ231-251015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
317 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

DATE           04/24/14      FRI 04/25/14            SAT 04/26/14            SUN
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                      69          91          70          89          72
TEMP          92 89 79 74 71 69 81 86 90 88 79 75 72 70 80 88 89 84 77 75 73 72
DEWPT         67 69 68 68 68 68 68 67 67 67 67 68 68 68 68 69 69 69 68 67 68 68
MAX/MIN RH                   96          44          91          52          87
RH            44 53 71 81 91 96 64 53 46 50 68 79 88 91 67 54 52 61 74 77 84 87
WIND DIR      SE  E SE SE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S
WIND SPD       5  8  6  5  4  4  5  8 10 12 10  6  6  5  8 13 14 17 14 11 10  9
HEAT INDEX    96 93             84 89 93 91             83 92 94 88
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 OV OV SC
CLOUDS(%)     47 42 49 56 66 75 52 29 29 29 39 49 63 78 55 29 39 47 56 91 91 44
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
RAIN SHWRS                                                             IS IS
TSTMS                                                                  IS IS
OBVIS                  PF  F  F          PF PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           5100  2000  4700  4700  4000  1300  4200  5100  2300  1200
T WIND DIR             SE     E     E    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             11     8    12    19    17    12    20    24    32    35


DATE           04/27 MON 04/28/14 TUE 04/29/14 WED 04/30/14 THU 05/01/14
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           101      69      98      66      90      59      81      56      80
TEMP          98 91 74 69 96 89 72 66 88 81 65 59 80 74 61 56 78 73
DEWPT         61 48 66 65 33 27 38 35 41 34 37 36 34 31 34 36 37 34
MIN/MAX RH         20      96       8      31      16      41      17      47      20
RH            29 23 75 88 11 11 29 31 19 19 35 41 20 21 36 47 23 24
PWIND DIR           W       E      NW      SW      NW      NE       N      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5       5       0       0       0       0       5       5

$$

TXZ247-251015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
317 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

DATE           04/24/14      FRI 04/25/14            SAT 04/26/14            SUN
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                      71          75          72          76          73
TEMP          82 76 74 73 73 71 74 75 75 74 73 73 73 72 74 76 76 75 74 74 73 73
DEWPT         69 70 70 69 70 70 69 69 69 69 69 70 69 69 70 70 70 70 70 70 70 70
MAX/MIN RH                   96          81          90          80          91
RH            65 82 85 87 90 95 85 81 81 86 88 89 89 89 85 81 80 82 87 89 90 91
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD       9  9  6  5  4  4  6  9 10 10 10  9  8  8  9 12 12 14 14 14 17 18
HEAT INDEX    86
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     58 60 58 57 71 84 63 42 36 29 38 47 62 76 62 36 41 49 49 91 91 95
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS             IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3000  1900  2300  2200  1500  1000  1700  1700  1200   800
T WIND DIR             SE     E     E     E    SE    SE     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             12     9    12    18    17    14    21    26    33    40


DATE           04/27 MON 04/28/14 TUE 04/29/14 WED 04/30/14 THU 05/01/14
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      72      82      70      82      63      78      62      73
TEMP          79 77 73 72 81 79 72 70 81 76 67 63 76 73 65 62 72 70
DEWPT         70 69 70 68 64 61 61 57 56 55 47 46 43 44 45 46 43 43
MIN/MAX RH         71      91      51      68      41      52      29      54      34
RH            73 76 89 89 56 54 68 63 43 47 49 52 30 35 49 54 35 38
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S      NE      NE       N      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5      10       0       0       0       0       5       5

$$

TXZ234-251015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
317 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

DATE           04/24/14      FRI 04/25/14            SAT 04/26/14            SUN
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                      67          86          69          86          72
TEMP          89 85 75 70 68 67 79 85 86 83 74 71 69 69 78 84 86 82 76 74 72 72
DEWPT         67 70 68 67 66 67 68 68 68 67 67 68 68 68 69 69 70 70 70 70 70 69
MAX/MIN RH                   98          54          97          59          93
RH            49 60 80 88 95 98 68 57 54 59 79 90 96 97 74 61 59 68 83 88 91 93
WIND DIR       S SE SE  S  E NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD      10  9  6  4  3  3  4  6  9 10  8  5  4  4  8 13 14 16 13 10 10 10
HEAT INDEX    92 90                88 89 85                88 90 85
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC SC B1 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     52 58 56 55 68 82 58 34 29 24 35 46 63 80 58 38 40 52 57 91 91 93
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
RAIN SHWRS    IS                                                       IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS                                                       IS IS IS
OBVIS                  PF  F  F          PF PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     3     4
MIXING HGT           4400  1300  4400  4300  3000   700  4500  4400  1800  1400
T WIND DIR             SE     E     E    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             11     6     9    16    13    10    20    25    29    33


DATE           04/27 MON 04/28/14 TUE 04/29/14 WED 04/30/14 THU 05/01/14
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            90      69      95      66      89      57      80      56      77
TEMP          88 84 73 69 93 86 71 66 87 80 63 57 78 73 60 56 75 71
DEWPT         70 69 69 67 50 38 45 43 48 41 39 39 38 37 38 38 38 39
MIN/MAX RH         51      95      16      44      22      50      22      52      25
RH            55 61 86 92 24 19 39 44 26 26 41 50 25 28 44 52 26 31
PWIND DIR           S       S       W      SW      NW       N       N       N       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 SC FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC
POP 12HR           20      10      10       0       0       0       0       5       5
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS
TSTMS         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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