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FOUS54 KCRP 030811
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
311 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

TXZ245-032215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
311 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

DATE             THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15
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                      88          76          89          76          89
TEMP          75 74 82 87 87 83 81 80 77 76 83 88 88 84 81 80 78 76 84 89 88 86
DEWPT         75 74 76 74 75 75 75 76 76 76 76 75 75 74 76 75 77 76 77 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   65          99          65         100          65
RH           100100 82 67 68 77 83 88 96 99 81 67 66 72 84 86 96100 80 67 67 74
WIND DIR       S SE  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       2  1  3  6  9 10  6  6  5  5  8  9 10 11 10 10  8  4  6  9  9  9
HEAT INDEX          89 95 96 91 87          92 97 98 91 88          93100 98 97
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     59 69 63 59 54 51 44 46 46 78 73 68 37 33 33 36 46 64 54 55 50 52
POP 12HR                     40          20          40          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.03        0.07        0.03        0.03
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC IS IS       IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC             SC SC IS IS             SC SC SC SC
LAL                     3     3     1     1     3     2     1     1     3     3
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           4700  4400  2800  2500  4500  4200  2500  1700  4100  3800
T WIND DIR              S    SE     S     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD              5    11    14    11    12    17    18    12    12    16


DATE          SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15
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            79      90      78      90      78      90      78      89
TEMP          82 79 90 87 82 78 89 86 82 78 89 86 82 78 89 86
DEWPT         77 77 76 76 77 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 76 76 75 75
MAX/MIN RH         94      63      94      64      93      64      93      63
RH            85 94 64 71 84 94 65 72 84 93 65 71 84 93 64 71
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      20      10      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS

$$

TXZ231-032215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
311 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

DATE             THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15
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                      93          72          95          74          96
TEMP          73 72 82 90 93 90 81 76 74 72 83 92 95 92 83 79 76 74 84 93 96 92
DEWPT         73 72 75 70 70 73 74 75 74 72 76 72 71 70 74 75 76 74 76 73 71 72
MIN/MAX RH                   46         100          45         100          45
RH           100100 80 52 47 58 80 95100100 81 52 45 48 74 88 99100 75 53 46 53
WIND DIR       E  E  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       2  2  2  3  8 10  6  5  3  4  6  9 10 13 10  6  4  4  6  9 11 11
HEAT INDEX          87 96100 99 86          90 99103 98 89          93102104100
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     31 41 35 58 66 45 42 35 28 44 44 47 51 40 30 34 47 56 59 54 50 35
POP 12HR                     30          10          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0        0.02           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS SC SC             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS SC SC             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     3     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           7700  7200  4300  1300  7900  7400  4500  1700  6600  6200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              2     9    13    11    12    18    20    14    13    19


DATE          SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15
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            75      97      75      97      75      97      75      97
TEMP          80 75 94 93 80 75 94 93 80 75 94 93 80 75 94 93
DEWPT         76 75 71 72 75 75 70 70 75 74 70 71 75 74 69 72
MAX/MIN RH         98      43      98      41      98      42      96      42
RH            88 98 48 50 86 98 46 48 87 98 46 50 86 96 45 50
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10       5      10       5      10       5      10

$$

TXZ247-032215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
311 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

DATE             THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15
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                      87          79          87          79          88
TEMP          78 78 83 86 87 84 83 82 79 79 83 86 87 84 83 81 81 79 83 87 88 86
DEWPT         76 76 75 75 76 76 76 77 77 77 77 76 77 75 76 75 78 76 77 77 77 77
MIN/MAX RH                   67          95          70          93          69
RH            94 95 78 69 70 77 80 85 92 95 82 72 72 73 79 83 93 91 83 74 70 75
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  3  3  6  9 10  9 10  8  8  8 10 10 12 13 12 10  6  8  9 10 10
HEAT INDEX          90 95 97 93 91 89       93 97 98 92 92 88 88    93 98100 97
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     53 70 64 74 60 55 47 48 48 80 74 65 40 34 32 39 47 68 60 56 56 54
POP 12HR                     40          30          40          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.04        0.07        0.03        0.04
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC IS IS             SC SC SC SC
LAL                     3     3     1     3     3     2     1     1     3     3
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           4100  3900  2900  3400  4500  4200  2500  2100  2900  2700
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD              6    11    17    14    13    17    18    14    13    16


DATE          SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15
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            81      89      81      88      80      88      80      88
TEMP          83 81 87 86 83 81 87 86 82 80 87 86 82 80 87 86
DEWPT         77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 76 76 76 77 76 76 76
MAX/MIN RH         87      68      89      69      88      68      87      68
RH            83 87 71 74 84 89 72 74 84 88 72 74 84 87 71 73
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10      10      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                      IS IS       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-032215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
311 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

DATE             THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15
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                      91          73          93          73          92
TEMP          74 71 80 87 90 86 80 77 75 73 82 90 92 88 81 77 75 73 82 89 92 88
DEWPT         74 71 76 74 73 74 75 75 74 73 76 75 74 76 75 76 74 73 76 76 72 75
MIN/MAX RH                   56         100          54         100          53
RH           100100 86 64 58 68 85 95 98100 83 63 55 69 81 97 98100 83 64 53 67
WIND DIR      NE NE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE  S SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       1  2  3  4  8  9  4  3  2  3  6  8  9 10  4  5  2  3  5  6  9  9
HEAT INDEX          86 96 99 94             89101103 99 86          88100100 98
CLOUDS        SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     47 68 60 73 53 45 42 44 55 59 69 67 41 32 32 37 46 58 44 53 38 38
POP 12HR                     40          20          30          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.02        0.05           0        0.04
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC             SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     1     1     3     3     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           4800  4600  3200   900  5200  4800  2700  1200  6100  5500
T WIND DIR              E    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD              3    11    11     6    10    14    13     8    10    16


DATE          SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15
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            76      94      76      93      75      93      75      93
TEMP          79 76 91 89 79 76 90 88 79 75 90 88 79 75 90 88
DEWPT         76 76 75 75 76 76 75 75 76 75 73 75 76 75 73 74
MAX/MIN RH        100      54      99      55      98      53      98      54
RH            91100 59 63 91 99 60 65 92 98 58 64 91 98 58 64
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10       5      20      10      20       5      20
RAIN SHWRS                      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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