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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
938 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

TXZ245-271015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
938 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

DATE           05/26/16      FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16            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                      79          85          79          87          78
TEMP                81 80 80 80 84 85 84 82 81 80 79 79 84 87 87 83 81 80 79 78
DEWPT               76 76 76 76 75 76 76 75 75 76 75 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   90          73          90          70          90
RH                  84 89 88 90 76 74 77 81 83 88 88 90 79 72 71 77 83 86 88 90
WIND DIR            SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD            12 10 12 14 17 17 17 16 12 13 11 10 11 12 12 12 11 10  8  8
HEAT INDEX          88          92 95 93 88 87          92 97 96 91 87 82
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)           88 95 95 91 81 76 77 74 72 58 60 67 57 47 46 46 52 57 62 68
POP 12HR                     20          50          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.12        0.19        0.03        0.05           0
RAIN SHWRS                IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS             IS
TSTMS                     IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS             IS
LAL                           3     3     3     2     2     2     2     1     1
HAINES                        6     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     5
MIXING HGT                  700  1800  1700  1800  1500  2900  2800  1600  1600
T WIND DIR                    S     S     S    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   23    28    28    23    23    19    21    19    16


DATE           05/29 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16 THU 06/02/16
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            85      76      86      76      85      76      86      76      85
TEMP          85 82 77 76 85 82 77 76 84 81 78 76 85 81 77 76 85 83
DEWPT         75 74 74 73 73 74 74 73 74 74 75 74 74 74 75 73 74 73
MIN/MAX RH         71      92      68      93      69      92      69      94      70
RH            73 78 89 90 69 76 88 92 72 78 91 92 71 81 91 93 71 74
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           20      10      20      20      30      20      30      40      40
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-271015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
938 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

DATE           05/26/16      FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16            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                      77          91          77          92          75
TEMP                82 79 78 77 85 89 91 88 82 79 77 77 84 91 91 86 79 77 76 76
DEWPT               75 75 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 74 74 73 74 74 74 74
MAX/MIN RH                   91          60          94          55          97
RH                  79 87 89 91 71 64 60 66 80 87 91 94 74 58 56 67 84 92 95 95
WIND DIR            SE  S SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E
WIND SPD            10  9  9  9 12 13 13 11 11  9  8  5  8 10 11 11 10  9  6  5
HEAT INDEX          88          92 99102 98 89          91100101 93
CLOUDS              OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)           90 94 93 70 73 75 54 54 46 50 59 67 67 68 68 68 65 62 67 73
POP 12HR                     30          40          20          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.11        0.15        0.03        0.12        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                     SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                           3     3     3     2     2     3     3     2     2
HAINES                        5     5     3     5     5     4     6     6     6
MIXING HGT                  700  2600  2600  2500  2000  6000  6200  2400  1600
T WIND DIR                    S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   16    20    21    20    17    14    20    17    11


DATE           05/29 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16 THU 06/02/16
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      74      90      73      89      73      89      72      87
TEMP          90 85 75 74 89 86 75 74 88 85 74 74 88 84 74 73 86 83
DEWPT         72 72 73 73 72 72 72 73 72 72 73 73 74 73 73 72 73 72
MIN/MAX RH         56      98      57      98      57      98      61      97      63
RH            58 67 93 96 60 64 92 97 60 67 94 97 64 71 95 96 66 70
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR           30      20      40      30      50      40      50      40      50
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ247-271015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
938 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

DATE           05/26/16      FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16            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                      80          85          80          85          79
TEMP                82 80 81 81 83 84 84 82 82 80 80 80 83 84 85 82 80 80 80 79
DEWPT               76 76 76 76 75 76 75 75 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   88          74          88          75          89
RH                  81 86 85 87 76 76 75 79 81 87 86 88 81 78 75 82 87 87 87 88
WIND DIR            SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD            17 14 13 17 18 18 18 17 14 14 14 11 12 12 12 13 12 11 11 10
HEAT INDEX          89 86 88 88 90 93 92 89 88 86    86 91 93 95 89 82 82 82
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)           88 94 94 91 82 71 75 74 68 56 60 67 57 47 46 45 50 55 60 66
POP 12HR                     20          40          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.12        0.16        0.02        0.04           0
RAIN SHWRS                IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS             IS
TSTMS                     IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS             IS
LAL                           3     3     3     2     2     2     2     1     1
HAINES                        6     6     6     4     5     4     4     4     5
MIXING HGT                  900  1600  1600  1800  1700  1900  1700  1600  1700
T WIND DIR                    S     S     S    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   27    31    31    25    24    21    23    21    19


DATE           05/29 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16 THU 06/02/16
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            84      77      85      77      85      78      85      77      84
TEMP          84 81 80 77 84 81 78 78 84 81 79 78 85 81 78 78 84 82
DEWPT         75 75 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 75 74 74 74 75 74 74 74
MIN/MAX RH         74      89      71      90      72      91      70      92      72
RH            77 81 84 89 71 80 89 89 73 80 89 89 72 82 91 88 73 76
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           20      10      20      20      30      20      30      30      40
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ234-271015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
938 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

DATE           05/26/16      FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16            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                      77          85          77          89          76
TEMP                79 77 77 77 82 85 85 82 79 78 77 77 84 88 89 85 80 78 76 76
DEWPT               74 74 75 75 74 75 74 74 74 74 74 75 76 76 75 74 74 74 74 74
MAX/MIN RH                   93          71          94          64          94
RH                  84 91 93 92 76 72 71 77 84 90 92 94 76 67 64 70 82 89 92 91
WIND DIR            SE  S SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  S SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD            11  9  8 11 14 14 14 13  8  9  6  6  8 10 11 11  8  5  4  4
HEAT INDEX                      88 93 92 88             92 99 99 93 85
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)           89 95 92 92 72 83 84 74 75 66 66 67 60 52 50 48 54 60 67 74
POP 12HR                     30          60          40          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.17        0.40        0.06        0.07           0
RAIN SHWRS             IS SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             SC
TSTMS                  IS SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             SC
LAL                           3     4     4     3     3     3     3     1     1
HAINES                        5     5     3     5     5     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT                  500  1900  1800  2200  1200  4400  4600  1700  1400
T WIND DIR                    S     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   18    25    26    16    13    14    19    13     8


DATE           05/29 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16 THU 06/02/16
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            87      73      87      73      87      73      87      73      86
TEMP          87 83 75 74 86 83 75 74 86 83 75 74 86 83 75 73 85 82
DEWPT         74 73 73 72 73 73 72 72 74 73 73 73 74 74 73 73 74 73
MIN/MAX RH         65      96      64      98      64      98      65      99      68
RH            66 73 91 95 65 72 91 96 66 73 94 96 67 73 93 98 71 73
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2
POP 12HR           30      10      30      20      50      20      50      40      50
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC       SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC       SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC 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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