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FOUS54 KCRP 280834
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
334 AM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

TXZ245-282215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
334 AM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

DATE             THU 07/28/16            FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16
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                      90          79          89          80          92
TEMP          82 80 87 90 90 87 84 82 81 80 86 89 89 85 82 81 82 80 87 89 88 87
DEWPT         78 77 76 75 76 76 77 77 77 77 77 75 76 76 77 76 76 76 76 76 77 77
MIN/MAX RH                   62          93          64          89          62
RH            87 90 73 63 64 72 79 84 88 92 76 65 66 74 86 86 83 89 71 66 71 73
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       8  8  6  8 10  9  8  9  8  5  5  8 10 11  9  8  6  4  6  9 12 12
HEAT INDEX    92 87 98101101 98 93 91 88    97100100 95 89 88 90 83 97100100 97
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     80 78 83 78 64 56 44 58 70 71 69 63 57 29 27 26 41 57 53 49 36 23
POP 12HR                     30          10          20           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0        0.02           0        0.03
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     5     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           4500  4800  2000  1800  5800  5300  2700  1500  5300  4800
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             12    17    16    12    11    18    16    11    11    16


DATE          SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16 WED 08/03/16
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      90      80      90      80      91      80      90
TEMP          82 81 88 85 81 80 88 85 81 80 88 85 81 80 88 85
DEWPT         78 77 77 76 77 76 74 75 76 76 75 76 77 76 75 76
MAX/MIN RH         89      65      88      61      88      62      89      62
RH            87 89 70 75 86 88 64 72 86 88 66 74 87 89 66 73
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S      SE       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC FW SC SC FW FW FW SC FW FW SC FW FW
POP 12HR            5      20       5       5       5      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS          IS

$$

TXZ231-282215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
334 AM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

DATE             THU 07/28/16            FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16
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                      96          76          98          75         100
TEMP          79 78 88 95 96 91 83 80 78 76 88 96 98 93 84 80 77 75 87 96100 95
DEWPT         77 76 75 71 70 71 74 75 76 76 76 71 71 70 74 75 76 75 74 69 68 71
MIN/MAX RH                   43         100          42         100          36
RH            95 94 67 47 44 52 75 88 95 98 68 45 43 48 73 86 96100 65 43 36 46
WIND DIR      SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  4  8  8  9 10  9  6  4  4  5  6  9 13 10  6  4  2  5  6 11 13
HEAT INDEX          97102103 97 90          98103106100 91          96102105103
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     80 76 76 80 80 69 44 50 73 63 69 57 57 39 32 27 35 43 48 53 41 30
POP 12HR                     30          10          20           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0        0.02           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS                   IS IS
TSTMS            SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS                   IS IS
LAL                     3     3     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           7000  8100  4700  1500  7700  8400  4200   900  7100  6600
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             12    16    14     8    10    18    16     8     9    19


DATE          SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16 WED 08/03/16
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      99      76     100      75     100      75     100
TEMP          80 76 95 94 80 76 96 95 80 75 96 95 80 75 96 95
DEWPT         76 76 70 71 76 75 68 69 75 75 68 68 76 75 68 68
MAX/MIN RH        100      39     100      35     100      35     100      34
RH            87 99 44 46 88 99 41 43 85100 41 42 88100 41 41
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW
POP 12HR            5      20       5       5       0      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS             IS
TSTMS                  IS

$$

TXZ247-282215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
334 AM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

DATE             THU 07/28/16            FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16
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                      89          82          88          82          90
TEMP          85 82 87 89 89 87 85 85 84 82 87 88 88 86 84 84 82 82 87 90 90 87
DEWPT         78 77 76 76 76 77 77 77 77 77 77 76 77 76 78 77 77 77 77 77 79 78
MIN/MAX RH                   65          85          69          86          66
RH            81 85 71 66 66 72 77 78 81 85 75 69 70 75 82 82 84 86 73 66 71 73
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD      11 10  8  8  9 10 11 11 10  6  6  8 10 12 11 10 10  6  8  9 12 12
HEAT INDEX    96 91 98100101 99 96 97 92 91 99 99 99 96 94 93 91 90 99102104100
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     80 77 85 77 66 54 44 58 68 70 68 61 56 30 29 29 41 53 50 47 36 25
POP 12HR                     30          10          20           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0        0.02           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS             IS IS
TSTMS            SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS             IS IS
LAL                     3     3     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3600  3400  1900  2200  3900  3700  2600  2800  4100  3800
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             13    17    19    16    12    18    17    14    12    16


DATE          SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16 WED 08/03/16
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            83      89      82      89      82      89      82      89
TEMP          85 83 89 86 84 82 89 86 84 82 89 86 84 82 89 86
DEWPT         78 78 77 77 77 77 76 76 77 76 76 77 77 77 76 77
MAX/MIN RH         84      70      86      66      84      66      85      67
RH            80 84 70 75 81 86 66 73 80 84 66 74 80 85 67 74
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S      SE       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC FW SC SC FW
POP 12HR            5      20       5       5       5      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS          IS

$$

TXZ234-282215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
334 AM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

DATE             THU 07/28/16            FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16
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          76          95          76          95
TEMP          80 78 86 92 93 89 83 79 79 77 87 94 94 92 82 79 77 76 88 93 95 92
DEWPT         77 77 76 74 73 74 76 76 76 76 76 74 73 73 75 76 75 75 75 74 73 73
MIN/MAX RH                   53          98          51          99          48
RH            91 95 73 55 54 62 78 89 93 96 70 53 51 54 79 91 95 99 66 55 48 54
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       4  4  5  6  9  9  5  5  2  3  4  6  9 11  5  4  2  1  4  6 11 11
HEAT INDEX          97101102 99 91          98104104101 89          98103104102
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     81 75 78 76 66 59 48 59 79 71 73 63 60 39 35 30 45 60 59 58 41 24
POP 12HR                     40          10          20           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0        0.02           0        0.05
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS
LAL                     3     3     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           6600  8000  3100  1300  7500  7400  3300   800  6500  6000
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             11    16    11     5     8    17    10     2     5    16


DATE          SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16 WED 08/03/16
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      95      76      96      76      96      76      96
TEMP          79 76 92 92 79 76 93 93 79 76 93 93 79 76 93 93
DEWPT         77 76 74 75 76 75 71 72 75 75 72 72 76 76 72 73
MAX/MIN RH         99      51      98      45      99      46      99      45
RH            91 99 55 57 90 97 49 51 89 99 51 52 90 98 50 52
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      20       5       5       5      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS
TSTMS                  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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