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FOUS54 KCRP 241932
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
232 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

TXZ245-251030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
232 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

DATE           07/24/14      FRI 07/25/14            SAT 07/26/14            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          89          80          89          80
TEMP          89 88 82 81 81 79 84 89 89 88 82 82 81 80 85 88 88 85 83 82 81 81
DEWPT         74 76 76 75 75 75 76 74 73 74 75 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 76 76 76 76
MAX/MIN RH                   88          59          87          65          86
RH            61 68 84 84 85 88 78 62 60 65 80 85 85 86 72 66 65 73 78 84 85 85
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S  S SW SW  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8  5  4  3  3  0  4  6 10 11  6  8  5  6  9 10 11 11 11  8  8  8
HEAT INDEX    98 98 89 86 83    93 97 96 96 90 88 88 83 94 98 98 93 91 89 88 86
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     61 42 35 20 20 37 44 47 25 17 16 17 42 29 29 30 27 24 29 34 32 30
POP 12HR                     10          20           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC             IS IS
TSTMS         SC             IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2500  1400  6400  5900  3100  2400  4500  4500  2900  2300
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             11    10     8    11    16    17    13    17    21    20


DATE           07/27 MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14 THU 07/31/14
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            88      80      88      79      89      79      89      80      89
TEMP          87 85 82 81 87 84 81 79 88 85 81 80 88 85 82 81 88 85
DEWPT         76 75 76 75 74 73 75 75 73 74 75 75 73 74 76 75 75 74
MIN/MAX RH         68      84      64      87      62      87      61      86      64
RH            69 73 84 84 66 70 83 86 62 70 82 87 62 70 83 85 66 69
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5       5      10      10      10

$$

TXZ231-251030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
232 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

DATE           07/24/14      FRI 07/25/14            SAT 07/26/14            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                      75         100          75          99          76
TEMP          97 93 82 78 76 75 85 95100 95 83 79 77 75 86 95 98 93 84 80 78 77
DEWPT         66 69 71 72 73 72 72 66 68 70 71 73 74 74 70 68 68 69 72 73 74 73
MAX/MIN RH                   91          36          96          37          91
RH            36 46 68 81 91 91 67 40 36 44 67 83 93 94 60 41 37 46 66 81 89 89
WIND DIR       E SE SE  S SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       6  6  5  4  2  0  4  5  8 11  9  6  4  4  9  9 11 14 12  8  6  5
HEAT INDEX   101 98 86          91 98106101 88          90100103 99 89
CLOUDS        B2 B1 FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     81 65 25 16 14 27  7  7 34 39 17 16 17 29 26 22 22 22 23 23 26 28
POP 12HR                     20          10           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS                IS IS
TSTMS         SC IS                IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     5     5     4     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           5300  1100  8800 10900  5800  1500  6000  6300  5500  1800
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE     S     S     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             12    11     9    11    17    16    12    16    23    21


DATE           07/27 MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14 THU 07/31/14
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            98      75      98      74      98      75      98      76      98
TEMP          95 92 79 76 94 92 78 75 94 92 78 75 94 92 79 76 94 92
DEWPT         68 70 74 74 70 69 73 73 66 65 72 73 67 68 75 75 69 69
MIN/MAX RH         39      98      41      96      34      95      38      98      40
RH            41 48 84 96 46 47 85 95 39 40 81 93 41 45 87 95 44 47
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 FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5       5       5      10      10

$$

TXZ247-251030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
232 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

DATE           07/24/14      FRI 07/25/14            SAT 07/26/14            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                      80          90          81          87          81
TEMP          88 85 82 82 81 80 85 90 90 87 83 83 83 81 85 87 87 84 83 82 82 81
DEWPT         75 76 77 77 77 76 76 75 73 74 76 77 76 76 76 76 76 75 76 77 77 76
MAX/MIN RH                   87          59          85          70          85
RH            65 74 84 84 86 87 73 62 59 67 78 81 82 84 76 71 70 76 79 83 84 85
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S  S SW  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8  5  5  5  5  1  5  6 10 11  8  9  8  9  9  9 11 11 14  9 10 11
HEAT INDEX    98 95 90 90 88    95100 98 95 92 92 91 87 94 97 97 92 92 91 89 88
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     51 43 39 19 20 39 44 47 23 17 17 18 44 29 30 32 29 26 30 35 33 31
POP 12HR                     10          20           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC             IS IS
TSTMS         SC             IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2600  2700  4500  4300  3000  3000  4300  4000  2700  2300
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             11    11     9    12    17    18    13    18    21    21


DATE           07/27 MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14 THU 07/31/14
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      80      88      80      89      80      89      80      89
TEMP          88 85 82 81 87 85 82 81 88 85 82 80 88 85 82 81 88 85
DEWPT         76 75 77 75 75 74 76 76 74 75 75 75 74 75 77 76 76 75
MIN/MAX RH         68      84      66      85      63      86      63      86      65
RH            70 74 83 83 67 72 81 84 64 72 81 85 64 72 83 85 67 71
PWIND DIR           S       S      SE       S       S       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 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5       5      10      10      10

$$

TXZ234-251030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
232 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

DATE           07/24/14      FRI 07/25/14            SAT 07/26/14            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                      74          97          75          96          76
TEMP          96 91 81 77 76 74 86 94 97 93 82 78 77 76 87 93 95 90 82 79 77 77
DEWPT         70 73 75 74 73 73 76 70 72 72 74 74 74 74 73 72 72 73 74 75 74 73
MAX/MIN RH                   97          43          96          48          91
RH            43 55 82 90 92 97 72 47 44 52 77 88 91 96 63 50 49 58 78 88 90 89
WIND DIR      SE  S  S  S  S  W SW  S SE  S  S  S SE  E  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S
WIND SPD       4  6  4  2  3  0  3  5  8 11  6  4  2  3  8 10 11 12  6  4  4  3
HEAT INDEX   103100 86          96101106101 87          94101103 98 88
CLOUDS        B2 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     70 46 17 10 23 40 40 42 27 19 19 14 27 28 28 27 24 22 23 24 27 29
POP 12HR                     10          20           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           4400   400  8700  8700  3900  1500  5600  5600  3700  1600
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             10    10     6     9    14    16    11    14    19    18


DATE           07/27 MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14 THU 07/31/14
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            94      76      95      75      97      76      97      76      95
TEMP          92 89 78 76 93 90 78 75 94 91 78 76 94 91 79 76 92 89
DEWPT         71 73 75 74 72 72 75 74 71 71 73 73 70 71 75 75 73 72
MIN/MAX RH         49      97      48      99      45      92      43      96      50
RH            51 59 90 95 51 56 92 97 48 52 85 90 45 53 89 95 53 56
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       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 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5      10      10      10      10

$$

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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