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FOUS54 KCRP 312134
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
334 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

TXZ245-011015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
334 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

DATE           01/31/15      SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15            TUE
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                      61          70          44          52          44
TEMP             66 63 62 62 61 64 68 70 63 52 49 46 44 46 50 52 50 47 46 45 44
DEWPT            62 61 60 60 60 61 62 63 60 52 46 41 38 34 30 31 32 35 37 37 39
MAX/MIN RH                   97          77         100          44          85
RH               85 91 93 94 97 93 81 77 91100 88 83 79 63 46 45 51 63 72 75 80
WIND DIR         SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD         10 10 10  9  8  8  8  3  1 11 21 21 18 16 11  9  5  4  4  5  6
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV
CLOUDS(%)        94 95 97 94 92 90 88 86 84 82 79 55 32 57 56 60 64 68 81 83 89
POP 12HR                     40          30          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.04        0.01           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS                               SC
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2500  1600  2300  2900  1100   300  2200  2600  2600  2600
T WIND DIR              S     S    SW    SW     N     N     N     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             31    28    25    12    17    34    26    13     8    10


DATE           02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15  SAT 02/07/15
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          57      51    64      50    61      42    57      45    61
TEMP          54 55 52   51 61 60 53   50 59 55 45   42 54 53 47   45 58 59
DEWPT         46 50 51   51 58 55 53   49 51 45 40   39 40 42 43   43 48 48
MIN/MAX RH       71     100    81     100    63      92    56      94    63
RH            74 82 98  100 91 86100   97 75 68 82   92 61 65 84   94 69 69
PWIND DIR         E       E    NE      NE     N       N    NE       E    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW SC
POP 12HR         40      60    40      10    10       5     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM   NM SC SC

$$

TXZ231-011015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
334 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

DATE           01/31/15      SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15            TUE
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                      59          75          44          53          40
TEMP             68 63 61 60 59 63 72 75 66 54 50 46 44 45 51 53 50 45 43 41 40
DEWPT            61 61 60 59 59 60 61 61 59 52 44 39 35 30 25 26 29 31 31 32 33
MAX/MIN RH                   98          64          93          34          81
RH               80 92 95 96 98 89 70 64 78 93 81 76 75 54 35 35 45 58 64 69 77
WIND DIR         SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  W  N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD         10 10  9  6  4  4  5  4  5 12 18 17 14 12  8  5  2  2  3  4  3
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV
CLOUDS(%)        99 97 94 93 91 86 82 85 88 81 75 59 42 57 56 58 66 70 81 85 91
POP 12HR                     60          20          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.03           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       NM NM SC SC IS IS IS IS                                     SC
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     2     2     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2600  1300  2900  3800  1700   400  2600  2900  2800  2200
T WIND DIR              S     S    SW    NW     N    NE     N     N    NE     E
T WIND SPD             31    25    14     8    18    31    20     9     5     6


DATE           02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15  SAT 02/07/15
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          56      47    67      49    64      40    61      42    66
TEMP          52 53 49   47 63 62 52   49 60 57 45   40 57 56 45   42 61 61
DEWPT         43 47 49   47 56 54 51   49 48 43 38   37 41 41 41   41 47 48
MIN/MAX RH       63     100    68     100    53      90    47      98    53
RH            69 79100  100 79 77 95  100 64 60 77   90 55 57 84   98 61 62
PWIND DIR         E       E     N      NE     N       N    NE      SE     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   OV B2 B1 SC   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR         40      50    20      10    10       5     5       0     0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC   SC IS IS

$$

TXZ247-011015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
334 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

DATE           01/31/15      SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15            TUE
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                      62          68          45          52          47
TEMP             66 64 63 62 62 63 66 68 61 52 49 47 45 47 51 52 51 49 48 47 47
DEWPT            62 61 60 60 60 61 62 62 60 52 48 44 40 37 33 33 35 37 39 40 41
MAX/MIN RH                   95          82         100          47          82
RH               85 90 91 93 95 92 85 82 96100 96 90 82 69 51 47 55 65 72 75 79
WIND DIR         SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  E  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD         11 11 10  9  8  8  8  4  3 13 23 23 20 18 12 10  8  6  5  8  9
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV
CLOUDS(%)        91 95 98 94 90 88 86 84 83 85 87 65 43 62 59 63 65 71 86 87 90
POP 12HR                     40          30          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.09        0.02        0.01           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS                               SC
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2500  1700  1900  2300   900   300  2200  2500  2600  2700
T WIND DIR              S     S     S    SW     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             29    29    25    13    16    34    29    18    12    13


DATE           02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15  SAT 02/07/15
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      52    63      52    60      44    56      48    60
TEMP          56 57 54   52 60 60 54   52 59 56 47   44 54 54 50   48 58 59
DEWPT         47 51 53   52 58 55 53   50 51 46 42   41 41 42 44   45 48 49
MIN/MAX RH       70     100    82      98    65      88    58      88    65
RH            73 80 98  100 92 86 98   94 76 69 80   88 62 65 79   88 70 69
PWIND DIR         E       E    NE      NE     N       N    NE       E    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC FW   FW SC SC
POP 12HR         40      60    40      10    10       5     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM   NM SC SC

$$

TXZ234-011015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
334 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

DATE           01/31/15      SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15            TUE
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                      59          74          42          52          40
TEMP             66 63 61 60 59 63 71 74 65 52 48 44 42 43 49 52 48 44 42 41 40
DEWPT            61 61 60 59 59 61 62 62 59 51 42 37 34 30 26 27 30 31 32 32 34
MAX/MIN RH                  100          67          95          38          84
RH               83 94 96 98100 92 74 67 81 95 80 76 79 60 40 38 48 61 67 71 79
WIND DIR         SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E
WIND SPD          9 10 10  8  5  6  9  5  5 12 19 18 16 13  9  8  3  2  2  3  3
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        98 97 96 94 93 93 92 91 89 72 55 39 22 40 45 51 58 62 73 74 83
POP 12HR                     50          40          20           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.07        0.02           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS                               SC
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2400  1300  2800  3600  1400   300  2100  2600  2500  2300
T WIND DIR              S     S    SW     W     N     N     N     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             29    28    23     6    19    35    23    11     4     5


DATE           02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15  SAT 02/07/15
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          57      47    65      49    60      39    59      41    64
TEMP          53 54 49   47 61 61 52   49 58 54 43   39 55 54 44   41 59 59
DEWPT         42 47 49   47 58 56 52   49 49 43 38   37 39 41 40   40 48 48
MIN/MAX RH       64     100    76     100    61      92    50      99    58
RH            65 76100  100 87 85100  100 72 67 82   92 56 61 84   98 67 66
PWIND DIR         E       E    NE      NE     N       N    NE      SE     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR         40      60    40      10    10       5     5       0     5
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM   NM 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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