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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
355 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

TXZ245-222215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
355 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

DATE             FRI 05/22/15            SAT 05/23/15            SUN 05/24/15
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                      83          76          83          77          82
TEMP          74 74 79 83 82 79 77 77 77 76 80 83 82 80 78 78 78 80 80 81 82 77
DEWPT         71 72 72 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 74 74 75 75 75 74 74 74
MIN/MAX RH                   71          91          72          91          78
RH            92 93 80 71 74 81 87 89 90 91 80 72 75 81 88 90 91 86 85 81 79 93
WIND DIR       E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       6  8  9 10 11 11 11 10 10 10 13 16 16 13 13 14 13 12 14 16 14 12
HEAT INDEX             89 87                83 89 88                   83 87
CLOUDS        OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     96 93 89 85 75 65 70 75 80 85 79 74 72 71 82 92 93 94 84 75 81 87
POP 12HR                     40          30          30          40          60
QPF 12HR                   0.19        0.03        0.10        0.23        0.38
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
LAL                     3     3     2     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2000  1900  1100   700  1900  1800  1900  1900  3600  3400
T WIND DIR              E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             17    20    19    18    24    26    25    24    26    25


DATE          MON 05/25/15 TUE 05/26/15 WED 05/27/15 THU 05/28/15
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      83      75      83      78      85      77      85
TEMP          78 78 82 79 77 76 81 81 79 78 84 82 79 78 85 82
DEWPT         75 74 73 73 74 73 73 74 75 75 74 75 76 75 74 75
MAX/MIN RH         94      74      94      72      93      72      94      70
RH            93 90 75 84 91 91 76 79 89 93 73 80 89 93 72 78
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           60      70      60      40      10      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC       IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-222215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
355 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

DATE             FRI 05/22/15            SAT 05/23/15            SUN 05/24/15
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                      86          72          86          74          84
TEMP          71 70 76 82 84 82 77 74 73 73 77 83 85 79 74 75 76 76 77 83 82 77
DEWPT         69 70 71 72 72 73 73 73 73 73 72 72 72 73 73 74 73 73 73 73 73 74
MIN/MAX RH                   65         100          65          99          69
RH            95100 87 71 67 74 88 98100100 84 69 67 83 99 96 93 91 87 71 75 92
WIND DIR       E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       4  6  8  9 10 10  8  5  4  6 11 14 13 11 10  9  9  9 10 12 11  9
HEAT INDEX             87 90 87                88 91                   89 88
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     96 96 92 88 74 60 66 71 80 88 84 80 76 72 83 95 96 97 89 81 78 75
POP 12HR                     40          10          50          50          70
QPF 12HR                   0.21           0        0.22        0.19        1.01
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC             SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC             SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC
LAL                     3     3     1     1     3     3     3     3     4     4
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           1900  1900  1400   100  2100  1900  1700  1600  4400  4300
T WIND DIR              E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE
T WIND SPD             14    18    13     9    20    24    18    16    19    18


DATE          MON 05/25/15 TUE 05/26/15 WED 05/27/15 THU 05/28/15
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            73      85      73      87      74      88      75      88
TEMP          74 73 84 81 75 74 86 82 75 74 87 85 77 75 86 84
DEWPT         73 73 72 73 73 72 73 73 74 74 73 74 75 74 72 73
MAX/MIN RH         99      66      96      64     100      60      99      60
RH            98 98 68 78 95 95 66 75 94 99 62 71 94 97 63 69
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           50      60      50      30      10      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC       IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-222215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
355 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

DATE             FRI 05/22/15            SAT 05/23/15            SUN 05/24/15
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                      83          78          82          78          81
TEMP          76 75 79 82 81 80 79 79 78 78 80 82 81 82 79 80 79 80 80 81 81 78
DEWPT         73 73 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 75 74 74 74 74 74 75
MIN/MAX RH                   72          88          75          88          79
RH            91 93 81 73 77 81 84 85 88 88 82 77 78 79 88 86 86 83 83 80 79 88
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       9  8 10 11 12 12 13 13 13 13 16 17 17 14 16 17 16 14 16 17 14 13
HEAT INDEX             87 86                   87 87 86                84 87
CLOUDS        OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     96 91 88 85 74 64 69 75 80 84 79 74 71 68 79 90 90 90 82 74 79 84
POP 12HR                     40          30          30          30          60
QPF 12HR                   0.19        0.03        0.09        0.19        0.28
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC
LAL                     3     3     2     3     3     2     3     3     4     4
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1800  1700  1100   900  1500  1500  1900  1900  3500  3400
T WIND DIR              E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             18    23    24    23    27    28    28    28    28    26


DATE          MON 05/25/15 TUE 05/26/15 WED 05/27/15 THU 05/28/15
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            78      82      76      82      79      83      79      84
TEMP          79 79 80 79 79 76 81 81 81 79 83 81 80 79 84 82
DEWPT         75 74 73 74 75 73 73 74 75 75 75 75 76 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH         91      77      90      74      90      76      90      74
RH            89 86 79 85 89 89 76 81 85 89 78 82 87 89 75 80
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           50      60      50      40      10      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC       IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-222215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
355 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

DATE             FRI 05/22/15            SAT 05/23/15            SUN 05/24/15
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                      84          73          84          75          82
TEMP          71 71 80 82 83 80 75 73 73 73 80 82 82 80 75 75 77 76 79 81 81 77
DEWPT         70 70 71 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 73 73 74 74 74 74 75 75 74
MIN/MAX RH                   67          99          67          97          79
RH            97 97 75 71 71 75 89 96 96 99 75 70 71 80 94 96 89 92 85 80 80 91
WIND DIR      NE NE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       4  6  8  9  9  9  8  5  4  5 10 13 14 12 12 11 10 11 12 13 13 11
HEAT INDEX          84 88 88 84             84 87 88                   88 87
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     96 99 93 88 78 69 73 78 82 86 81 77 81 86 90 95 96 97 88 80 83 86
POP 12HR                     40          20          40          40          70
QPF 12HR                   0.20        0.01        0.14        0.26        0.64
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
LAL                     3     3     1     2     3     3     3     3     4     4
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     4     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           1900  1800  1400   200  2000  1900  1900  1800  3200  3100
T WIND DIR              E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD             13    17    12     9    19    25    20    19    21    23


DATE          MON 05/25/15 TUE 05/26/15 WED 05/27/15 THU 05/28/15
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            73      83      73      84      74      86      75      86
TEMP          74 74 83 79 74 73 84 81 77 74 85 83 76 75 85 83
DEWPT         74 73 74 73 73 72 74 73 74 73 74 75 75 75 74 74
MAX/MIN RH        100      73      99      70      99      68     100      68
RH           100 97 75 82 98 96 72 77 92 97 70 76 96 99 71 75
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           60      70      60      40      10      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC       IS IS 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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