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FOUS54 KCRP 192010
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
310 PM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

TXZ245-201015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
310 PM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE           09/19/14      SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14            MON
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          89          77          87          77
TEMP          87 84 81 80 78 78 84 89 89 84 81 80 78 78 82 86 86 82 81 80 78 78
DEWPT         74 75 75 75 75 74 75 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 74 74 74 74 73 73 72
MAX/MIN RH                   91          62          94          68          84
RH            67 74 84 87 90 91 76 64 62 72 80 86 91 93 80 69 69 76 80 82 83 83
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD       6  8  6  5  5  5  6  8  9  9  8  6  5  5  9 12 12 10  8  4  4  6
HEAT INDEX    96 92 87          92 98 99 91 87          88 94 94 88 85
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     74 74 76 77 80 82 71 67 69 48 45 60 52 54 50 24 24 30 41 48 46 48
POP 12HR                     30          30          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.23        0.14        0.08        0.03           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     3     3     2     2     2     2     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2300  2100  4400  4200  1700   700  2200  2300  1500  1100
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     E     E     E     E     E     E     E    NE
T WIND SPD             12     8     9    14    13    10    17    20    12     9


DATE           09/22 TUE 09/23/14 WED 09/24/14 THU 09/25/14 FRI 09/26/14
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      76      88      75      87      74      86      76      87
TEMP          87 83 80 77 87 83 79 76 85 81 77 75 84 81 78 77 85 82
DEWPT         73 73 72 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 70 71 71 70 71 71
MIN/MAX RH         64      83      59      85      61      88      63      82      62
RH            65 71 79 83 60 68 79 84 62 70 82 87 63 71 78 82 63 69
PWIND DIR           E       E       E       E       E       E      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10      10       5       5      20      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-201015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
310 PM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE           09/19/14      SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14            MON
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          93          74          89          72
TEMP          92 87 81 78 76 74 84 92 93 86 79 77 75 74 80 87 88 84 77 75 73 73
DEWPT         73 73 74 74 74 74 75 73 72 72 73 74 74 74 73 72 71 71 72 72 72 71
MAX/MIN RH                   99          51          99          58          97
RH            54 64 81 88 94 99 74 55 51 64 82 92 97 97 78 61 58 65 83 90 95 96
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE
WIND SPD       8  8  6  4  4  5  6  8  9  6  4  3  3  4  6  8 10 10  6  3  3  4
HEAT INDEX   100 94 86          92100100 92             84 93 94 89
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     74 76 76 78 78 81 73 71 75 49 46 62 55 57 50 45 47 49 49 50 49 49
POP 12HR                     30          30          30          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.11        0.04        0.06           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC
LAL                     2     3     3     3     3     2     2     3     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     3     3     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           3800  1900  5200  6100  2000   300  2800  3100  1800   500
T WIND DIR             SE     E     E     E     E    NE    NE     E     E    NE
T WIND SPD             12     6     9    13     8     6    12    17    10     6


DATE           09/22 TUE 09/23/14 WED 09/24/14 THU 09/25/14 FRI 09/26/14
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            91      72      91      72      89      71      89      72      89
TEMP          87 85 75 73 87 84 75 72 86 83 74 71 86 83 74 72 86 83
DEWPT         69 68 71 70 67 67 69 68 68 67 69 68 67 67 68 68 68 68
MIN/MAX RH         50      91      48      88      52      91      51      89      53
RH            54 58 85 90 51 56 83 87 56 59 85 90 55 59 82 89 57 59
PWIND DIR          NE       E       E       E       E       E       E       E      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10      10       5       5      10      10      30      10      30
RAIN SHWRS                                        SC SC       SC SC
TSTMS                                             SC SC       SC SC

$$

TXZ247-201015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
310 PM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE           09/19/14      SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14            MON
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          87          78          87          78
TEMP          88 85 82 81 80 79 84 87 87 84 82 81 79 79 82 86 86 83 82 81 80 79
DEWPT         75 75 76 75 75 75 76 75 75 74 75 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 74 74 74 74
MAX/MIN RH                   86          67          91          69          85
RH            67 72 80 83 85 86 77 68 67 73 80 84 89 90 79 69 69 77 78 80 83 85
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE
WIND SPD       8  8  8  6  6  5  6  9 10  9  9  9  6  6 10 13 13 12 11  9  8  8
HEAT INDEX    98 94 90 87 85    92 96 97 91 89 87       89 95 94 89 88 86
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     74 73 76 78 80 81 75 66 64 48 44 60 53 53 50 24 24 26 39 48 46 48
POP 12HR                     30          30          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.29        0.17        0.09        0.03           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS IS SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC IS IS IS SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     3     3     2     2     2     2     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     3     3     3     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           2400  2400  3800  3700  1600   800  2100  2100  1500  1200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     E     E     E     E     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             14    10    10    16    17    12    18    24    18    13


DATE           09/22 TUE 09/23/14 WED 09/24/14 THU 09/25/14 FRI 09/26/14
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      78      87      77      87      76      85      78      86
TEMP          86 83 81 78 86 83 80 78 85 82 79 77 84 81 80 78 85 83
DEWPT         74 73 73 72 72 72 72 72 71 72 72 72 71 72 72 71 72 72
MIN/MAX RH         66      81      62      82      63      85      65      79      64
RH            67 72 77 81 63 70 77 82 63 71 80 85 65 73 76 79 64 70
PWIND DIR           E       E       E       E       E       E      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10      10       5       5      20      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-201015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
310 PM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE           09/19/14      SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14            MON
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          91          73          91          71
TEMP          90 85 80 77 75 74 83 90 91 84 78 75 74 73 82 90 90 85 77 74 72 71
DEWPT         73 74 75 74 74 73 75 73 73 73 74 75 74 73 73 73 72 72 72 71 70 69
MAX/MIN RH                   96          56         100          55          95
RH            58 69 84 89 94 96 77 58 56 71 89100100100 75 57 56 66 84 92 94 93
WIND DIR      SE SE  E  E  E NE  E  E NE  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E SE  E  E NE  N
WIND SPD       5  5  4  3  3  4  6  5  6  8  5  4  4  5  6  8  9  8  4  2  2  4
HEAT INDEX    99 93             90 98 99 90             87 97 98 91
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 SC SC B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     74 74 77 76 80 81 73 67 71 48 48 74 52 53 50 24 24 46 48 47 45 48
POP 12HR                     30          30          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.18        0.04        0.03           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     3     3     3     2     2     2     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           3400  1900  4600  5000  1500     0  3200  3400  1600   400
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E    NE    NE     E     E    NE
T WIND SPD              8     5     9    11     9     8    12    14     8     5


DATE           09/22 TUE 09/23/14 WED 09/24/14 THU 09/25/14 FRI 09/26/14
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            91      72      89      70      89      70      89      72      90
TEMP          89 84 74 72 87 82 72 70 87 82 72 71 86 82 74 72 87 83
DEWPT         69 70 70 69 69 68 69 68 68 67 67 67 68 68 68 68 68 68
MIN/MAX RH         51      90      53      95      51      89      53      87      52
RH            52 63 87 89 54 63 88 94 53 62 85 89 54 63 83 87 54 61
PWIND DIR          NE       E       E       E       E       E      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10      10       5      10      10      20      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS                                  IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                       IS IS 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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