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FOUS54 KCRP 212009
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
309 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

TXZ245-221015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
309 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

DATE           08/21/14      FRI 08/22/14            SAT 08/23/14            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                      82          92          82          89          83
TEMP          90 86 83 83 82 82 87 92 91 86 85 84 83 83 85 88 89 88 85 84 84 83
DEWPT         77 77 78 78 78 78 77 75 75 76 77 77 77 76 75 74 76 76 76 76 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                   90          59          83          64          79
RH            67 76 84 87 88 89 72 60 61 71 78 80 83 80 72 65 65 69 75 77 79 79
WIND DIR       S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD      13 13 13 12 10  8  9 10 11 11 10  9  5  2  6 11 13 13 10  9  5  2
HEAT INDEX   102 97 94 92 92 91 99103102 96 95 93 91 91 93 97100 99 95 93 92 91
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     12 27 32 35 38 44 43 32 30 25 34 43 48 38 37 36 31 25 32 40 45 51
POP 12HR                      5          10           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     4     4     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           2200  1700  4600  4300  1900  1200  2700  2900  2200  1600
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             25    23    16    17    20    12    13    23    18     9


DATE           08/24 MON 08/25/14 TUE 08/26/14 WED 08/27/14 THU 08/28/14
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            89      82      89      80      90      78      89      79      89
TEMP          88 88 83 82 88 88 82 80 88 88 80 78 86 86 81 79 86 87
DEWPT         74 75 76 76 74 75 76 76 72 72 75 75 74 75 76 75 74 74
MIN/MAX RH         62      82      62      88      55      91      63      90      62
RH            65 66 80 82 65 66 83 88 60 60 86 91 66 69 85 90 66 68
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       S      SE       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      10      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                                             IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-221015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
309 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

DATE           08/21/14      FRI 08/22/14            SAT 08/23/14            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                      78         102          76         100          76
TEMP         102 95 85 81 79 79 87 98100 94 84 80 77 76 84 95100 95 85 80 78 76
DEWPT         68 72 75 77 76 76 75 69 67 68 72 74 75 75 71 68 68 68 71 74 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   93          35          96          35          97
RH            34 47 71 87 90 91 67 39 35 43 68 84 92 96 65 42 35 41 63 81 92 97
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE
WIND SPD      16 18 14 10  9  6 11 11 13 16 12  8  4  3  5  9 13 14 11  6  4  5
HEAT INDEX   109103 94 88       96104106 98 89          89100106100 90 85
CLOUDS        FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     23 22 33 34 48 45 32 15 17 18 15 43 49 40 37 35 36 37 37 37 44 50
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     5     4     4     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           3500  1700  7300  9600  3900  1000  4900  6000  4300  1000
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             31    26    19    18    24    16    11    24    18     9


DATE           08/24 MON 08/25/14 TUE 08/26/14 WED 08/27/14 THU 08/28/14
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           100      75     100      74     101      74      98      75      98
TEMP          95 95 80 75 95 95 79 74 95 96 79 74 93 93 79 75 93 93
DEWPT         67 66 74 75 67 66 71 74 65 63 70 73 67 66 70 73 67 66
MIN/MAX RH         32     100      33     100      29      98      35      94      35
RH            40 39 82100 41 38 77100 37 34 75 98 43 41 73 94 43 41
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5      10       5      10      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS          IS
TSTMS                                                IS          IS

$$

TXZ247-221015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
309 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

DATE           08/21/14      FRI 08/22/14            SAT 08/23/14            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                      82          92          82          87          83
TEMP          90 86 84 83 83 83 88 91 90 86 85 84 83 83 84 86 87 86 84 84 83 83
DEWPT         78 78 79 79 79 79 78 77 77 77 77 77 77 76 76 76 77 77 77 76 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                   89          62          83          71          80
RH            68 77 84 86 88 88 72 62 64 74 79 80 82 81 76 71 72 74 78 78 79 80
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD      13 13 14 14 11  9  9 10 11 11 10 10  8  4  6 10 12 13 12 11  8  3
HEAT INDEX   105 98 96 94 95 93101104103 97 96 94 93 91 93 96 99 98 94 92 92 91
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     20 28 32 34 41 42 42 31 31 24 34 41 48 38 37 37 34 32 35 38 46 54
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2100  2100  3100  2900  1900  1700  2100  2200  1800  1600
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             25    23    17    17    20    13    13    23    21    12


DATE           08/24 MON 08/25/14 TUE 08/26/14 WED 08/27/14 THU 08/28/14
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            87      81      87      80      87      78      86      80      86
TEMP          86 86 82 81 86 86 82 80 86 86 80 78 84 84 81 80 84 84
DEWPT         76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 74 74 76 75 75 76 76 76 75 75
MIN/MAX RH         69      86      69      88      64      90      71      88      71
RH            71 71 83 86 72 72 84 88 67 68 87 90 73 76 86 88 74 74
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       S      SE       S      SE       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      10      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                                             IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-221015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
309 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

DATE           08/21/14      FRI 08/22/14            SAT 08/23/14            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                      79          99          77          99          77
TEMP          99 93 85 82 79 79 88 97 98 92 83 80 77 77 84 94 99 94 85 81 79 77
DEWPT         71 73 76 77 77 77 76 72 71 72 75 76 76 75 73 71 72 72 74 76 76 75
MAX/MIN RH                   95          42          96          42          96
RH            41 52 76 85 94 93 68 45 42 52 76 87 95 95 69 48 42 49 70 84 92 96
WIND DIR       S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      16 14 11  9  5  4  9 11 12 12  8  5  3  2  4  8 13 12  5  2  2  2
HEAT INDEX   108102 94 89      100106106 99 91          91102108103 92 87
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     15 27 32 36 46 52 34 32 29 27 34 43 49 39 37 35 25 15 28 41 44 46
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     4     4     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           2500  1300  7100  7100  2600   700  4400  5200  3600   900
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             25    23    16    17    20    11     9    23    10     4
HEAT           Y


DATE           08/24 MON 08/25/14 TUE 08/26/14 WED 08/27/14 THU 08/28/14
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            99      76      99      74     100      74      97      75      97
TEMP          94 94 80 76 94 94 79 74 94 95 79 74 92 92 79 75 93 93
DEWPT         71 72 76 75 71 70 75 74 69 67 73 74 71 71 74 75 71 71
MIN/MAX RH         41      97      40     100      36     100      43      99      42
RH            47 48 87 97 48 47 87100 44 42 84100 50 50 85 99 50 49
PWIND DIR          SE       S      SE       S       S       S       S       S      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           10       5      10       5      10      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                                             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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