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FOUS54 KCRP 300814
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
314 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

TXZ245-302215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
314 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE             WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14
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          80          90          81          89
TEMP          80 79 84 88 89 87 82 81 81 80 84 89 89 87 83 82 82 81 84 88 88 86
DEWPT         75 75 76 75 72 73 75 76 76 75 77 76 74 75 76 76 76 75 74 74 74 75
MIN/MAX RH                   58          85          61          85          62
RH            86 88 80 65 59 65 79 84 84 84 80 67 62 69 80 84 84 85 75 64 64 70
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       6  2  5  9 11 12 10  8  6  3  6 10 11 12  9  9  8  4  4  8  9 10
HEAT INDEX    83    92 97 96 95 89 87 87 83 94 99 97 97 91 88 88 83 91 96 97 95
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)     39 41 34 27 11  7 21 28 27 28 26 28 26 38 49 60 71 82 80 79 74 69
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01        0.09
RAIN SHWRS                                                 IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                                                      IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           4900  4400  1800  1400  4000  3800  2100  2000  3800  3300
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              9    14    18    18    13    16    17    17    11     8


DATE          SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14
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            79      88      78      88      79      87      80      87
TEMP          81 79 87 85 79 78 87 85 80 79 86 85 80 80 86 85
DEWPT         75 74 72 73 73 74 72 72 73 72 72 72 73 73 73 73
MAX/MIN RH         85      61      89      59      82      61      83      63
RH            84 84 64 69 83 89 62 66 81 82 63 65 78 83 66 68
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       E      SE       E      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      30      20      30      20      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-302215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
314 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE             WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14
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          75         101          76          96
TEMP          75 73 86 97100 95 84 79 76 75 87 97100 95 85 80 77 76 85 93 96 91
DEWPT         72 73 73 64 63 68 71 74 75 74 75 70 67 70 73 75 75 74 73 71 70 70
MIN/MAX RH                   28          97          35          95          43
RH            93 97 66 33 30 41 66 85 96 97 68 42 35 45 67 85 93 95 67 49 43 49
WIND DIR       S SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       5  2  5  8 10 13 13  6  5  4  9  8 10 13 10  9  8  2  2  3  6  8
HEAT INDEX          93100103100 89          96104105102 92          92100102 97
CLOUDS        SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     32 49  6 10  7 10  9 20 26 53 30 33 37 43 53 63 74 85 80 76 75 74
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01        0.13
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
OBVIS         PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           7000  8700  4300   900  6300  8500  4700  1200  4600  6900
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             13    14    21    21    16    13    18    16     9     6


DATE          SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14
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      94      75      94      75      94      75      95
TEMP          78 75 91 90 77 75 91 90 78 75 91 89 77 75 92 90
DEWPT         73 73 69 68 71 73 68 67 71 72 70 68 70 72 70 69
MAX/MIN RH         94      43      95      41      89      45      91      44
RH            85 94 49 49 81 95 47 47 80 89 50 49 78 91 50 49
PWIND DIR           E       E       E      NE       E       E      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      30      20      20      20      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-302215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
314 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE             WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14
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          81          90          80          87
TEMP          82 80 85 89 89 86 83 83 83 81 85 89 89 86 83 83 82 80 84 87 87 84
DEWPT         76 74 77 76 74 74 76 77 77 75 78 77 75 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH                   60          83          63          85          67
RH            81 82 77 65 60 68 78 82 82 83 78 68 63 71 79 81 81 85 75 68 68 74
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       9  3  6  9 11 12 11  9  8  5  6 10 11 13 11 11 10  5  5  8 10 10
HEAT INDEX    90 85 95100 98 94 91 91 91 87 96101 99 96 92 91 90 86 92 96 97 93
CLOUDS        SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)     38 41 33 22 12  8 18 27 28 28 25 26 24 37 51 64 72 80 80 79 73 67
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.05
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                                                            IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           2900  2600  1700  1700  2800  2500  2100  1900  3600  3200
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              9    13    18    18    13    16    18    18    12     8


DATE          SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14
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            79      87      78      88      79      87      80      87
TEMP          81 79 86 84 81 78 87 84 81 79 87 85 82 80 86 84
DEWPT         75 74 73 74 74 74 72 73 74 73 73 73 73 74 74 74
MAX/MIN RH         85      64      87      60      82      62      82      67
RH            82 85 65 73 80 87 62 68 78 82 63 68 75 82 68 72
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       E      SE       E      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      30      20      30      20      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-302215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
314 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE             WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14
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          76          99          76          94
TEMP          77 75 88 97 99 94 83 79 77 76 88 97 99 94 83 80 78 76 85 92 94 89
DEWPT         74 74 77 69 70 69 72 75 74 73 77 73 72 73 75 76 76 75 73 72 72 73
MIN/MAX RH                   38          92          42          96          50
RH            92 98 70 40 39 45 71 89 90 91 71 47 42 51 76 88 93 95 68 53 50 58
WIND DIR       S NE  S  S  S SE SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       2  2  6  8 11 12 10  4  2  2  8 10 11 11  5  4  3  1  2  4  6  8
HEAT INDEX         100104106 99 88         101108109103 90          92100102 97
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     40 49 43 43 13 10 34 29 26 28 32 34 35 45 57 70 77 84 82 80 77 75
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.04        0.18
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
OBVIS         PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           7000  7000  2800   300  5900  6000  2000  1200  4600  5500
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             10    13    19    19    13    13    16    14     9     5


DATE          SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14
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      92      74      92      75      93      75      93
TEMP          78 75 90 88 76 74 90 88 77 75 91 89 77 75 91 89
DEWPT         72 72 71 70 73 74 70 70 72 72 71 70 71 72 71 71
MAX/MIN RH         89      49      99      49      90      48      92      48
RH            84 89 54 56 89 99 52 56 84 90 51 54 82 92 52 55
PWIND DIR           E       E       E      NE      SE       E      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      30      20      30      20      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC IS IS 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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