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FOUS54 KCRP 271308 AAA
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
808 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

TXZ245-272215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
808 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

DATE             WED 05/27/15            THU 05/28/15            FRI 05/29/15
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          78          86          76          87
TEMP                84 86 86 84 81 80 79 78 83 85 86 82 79 79 77 77 84 87 86 83
DEWPT               76 76 75 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 74 74 75 75 74 74 74 73 74 73
MIN/MAX RH                   70          92          70          93          64
RH                  76 71 72 77 86 89 91 92 79 72 70 79 87 89 90 90 73 64 67 72
WIND DIR            SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD            10 13 13 13 10 11  9 10 11 11 12 11 10  9 10  6 10 11 12 10
HEAT INDEX          93 96 95 93 87          90 94 94 88             91 94 94 89
CLOUDS              SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)           44 49 39 43 57 58 75 74 68 59 57 52 58 61 78 70 66 53 60 50
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.03        0.02        0.05
RAIN SHWRS          IS                   IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS               IS                   IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                           1     1     1     2     2     2     2     3     3
HAINES                        4     4     4     4     3     3     4     5     5
MIXING HGT                 3200  1900  1900  5900  5700  1200   700  2600  2500
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   25    19    17    19    20    17    13    17    19


DATE          SAT 05/30/15 SUN 05/31/15 MON 06/01/15 TUE 06/02/15
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            78      85      75      85      74      85      75      85
TEMP          80 78 85 80 77 75 84 80 76 75 84 80 77 75 85 81
DEWPT         73 74 73 72 73 72 71 71 72 71 71 71 73 72 71 72
MAX/MIN RH         87      68      92      65      93      64      92      65
RH            80 86 69 77 88 89 66 75 88 90 65 73 87 89 66 73
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       E       E      SE       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      30      20      40      30      30      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-272215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
808 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

DATE             WED 05/27/15            THU 05/28/15            FRI 05/29/15
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          75          89          74          88
TEMP                83 88 91 86 79 77 75 75 83 88 89 86 79 75 75 74 80 85 88 85
DEWPT               74 74 75 74 74 75 75 74 73 73 74 74 74 74 73 74 76 72 72 73
MIN/MAX RH                   59         100          60          98          61
RH                  76 62 59 66 86 95100 99 72 60 61 68 88 95 97 98 89 66 61 68
WIND DIR            SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD            10 11 13 12 10  9  5  6 10 11 14 13  5 12  6  4  6 12 13 11
HEAT INDEX          89 97102 94             89 95 98 93                91 95 91
CLOUDS              B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)           54 40 44 28 55 60 87 73 73 62 54 45 67 70 86 84 76 74 68 42
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          30          40
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.03        0.02        0.19
RAIN SHWRS          IS                   IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS               IS                   IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                           1     1     1     2     2     3     3     3     3
HAINES                        4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     5
MIXING HGT                 4500  2700  1900  6300  6000  1900   300  2400  2400
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   23    17    11    18    25    24    13    14    21


DATE          SAT 05/30/15 SUN 05/31/15 MON 06/01/15 TUE 06/02/15
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            74      87      71      85      70      86      71      87
TEMP          75 74 85 84 72 71 82 82 71 70 83 83 72 71 84 84
DEWPT         73 73 72 72 72 71 71 70 71 70 70 70 71 70 69 71
MAX/MIN RH         97      60     100      62     100      58     100      57
RH            95 97 65 69100100 68 69 98 99 64 66 98 99 62 66
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       E       E      SE       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      30      30      40      30      30      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS
TSTMS         IS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-272215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
808 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

DATE             WED 05/27/15            THU 05/28/15            FRI 05/29/15
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                      85          79          84          78          87
TEMP                83 84 84 84 81 81 80 79 82 84 84 83 81 80 80 78 83 85 86 84
DEWPT               76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 75 74 74 74 73 74 74
MIN/MAX RH                   75          89          74          88          65
RH                  81 78 77 79 86 87 88 89 81 76 74 78 82 84 83 88 74 68 67 71
WIND DIR            SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD            11 13 13 13 12 12 11 11 12 12 11 12 12 11 12 10 11 11 12 11
HEAT INDEX          91 93 94 92 88 87       89 92 92 89 86 86       90 92 95 91
CLOUDS              SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)           44 50 38 46 58 56 73 68 66 57 57 52 57 60 76 67 67 54 61 48
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.02        0.02        0.03
RAIN SHWRS          IS                   IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS               IS                   IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                           1     1     1     2     2     2     2     3     3
HAINES                        4     4     4     4     3     3     4     5     5
MIXING HGT                 2600  1900  1800  5600  5500  1400   900  2300  2200
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   25    23    20    21    21    21    18    18    19


DATE          SAT 05/30/15 SUN 05/31/15 MON 06/01/15 TUE 06/02/15
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            80      85      77      84      76      85      77      85
TEMP          82 80 84 82 79 77 83 81 78 76 83 81 79 77 83 82
DEWPT         74 74 73 73 73 72 72 72 72 72 72 71 73 72 72 72
MAX/MIN RH         83      68      85      66      87      65      86      66
RH            77 83 72 75 83 85 70 74 83 87 70 72 81 86 70 72
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       E       E      SE       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      20      20      30      20      30      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-272215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
808 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

DATE             WED 05/27/15            THU 05/28/15            FRI 05/29/15
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                      89          74          87          73          87
TEMP                85 87 89 85 78 76 75 75 82 86 87 83 78 75 73 74 82 84 87 84
DEWPT               75 75 73 74 75 75 75 75 75 74 74 75 75 74 73 73 74 74 74 73
MIN/MAX RH                   59         100          66         100          66
RH                  72 67 59 70 89 96100100 79 69 66 76 91 97100 99 78 72 66 70
WIND DIR            SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD             9 11 12 10  8  8  5  6 10 11 12 11  6  9  6  3  9 12 12 10
HEAT INDEX          93 95 98 93             88 94 95 90             88 91 95 90
CLOUDS              B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)           53 47 42 33 55 61 79 78 72 64 60 55 62 67 80 76 70 61 60 54
POP 12HR                     20          10          30          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0        0.07        0.02        0.13
RAIN SHWRS          IS                   SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS               IS                   SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                           1     1     1     3     3     2     2     3     3
HAINES                        5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                 4100  2600  1900  6400  6200  1300   200  1900  2000
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   20    14    11    17    20    18    10    16    20


DATE          SAT 05/30/15 SUN 05/31/15 MON 06/01/15 TUE 06/02/15
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      85      71      85      71      85      71      86
TEMP          76 75 83 82 73 71 82 81 73 71 82 82 73 71 83 82
DEWPT         72 73 74 72 72 71 72 72 72 71 72 71 71 71 72 72
MAX/MIN RH         94      67     100      65      99      64     100      63
RH            88 94 74 74 97 99 73 72 95 98 71 71 94 99 70 70
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       E      NE      SE       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           30      40      30      40      30      40      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         SC IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

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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