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FOUS54 KCRP 301945
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
245 PM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

TXZ245-311015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
245 PM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

DATE           07/30/15      FRI 07/31/15            SAT 08/01/15            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          95          77          94          77
TEMP          91 88 84 80 76 76 85 93 94 86 81 79 78 77 89 92 93 88 81 80 78 77
DEWPT         75 74 75 75 74 72 72 73 73 73 74 75 74 74 74 73 69 73 75 75 75 74
MAX/MIN RH                   93          50          92          47          92
RH            61 64 75 85 93 88 67 52 52 66 80 89 88 91 62 54 47 62 82 87 90 89
WIND DIR      SE  S  S SW  W  W  S SE SE  S  S SW  W  W SW  S SE  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD       8  6  5  4  3  3  3  4  5  6  5  4  3  3  3  4  8  6  5  4  3  3
HEAT INDEX   101 96 91          91102102 93 86          98101 98 96 87
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     38 45 45 46 44 42 48 53 51 50 43 37 41 45 44 43 40 37 33 30 31 33
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.05        0.03        0.05           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS             SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     3     2     2     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           2300  1200  4200  3900  1900   900  5400  5100   900   500
T WIND DIR             SW     W     S     S    SW     W    SW     S     S    SW
T WIND SPD             10     6     6    11     9     5     6    11    10     5


DATE           08/02 MON 08/03/15 TUE 08/04/15 WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15
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            92      78      91      79      91      79      91      79      91
TEMP          91 87 80 78 90 87 81 79 90 87 81 79 90 87 81 79 90 87
DEWPT         72 73 76 76 75 75 76 76 75 76 77 76 75 75 77 76 75 75
MIN/MAX RH         49      94      59      93      61      93      59      93      60
RH            55 63 88 92 61 68 88 92 62 69 88 92 61 69 89 92 62 68
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 SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5      10      10      10       5

$$

TXZ231-311015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
245 PM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

DATE           07/30/15      FRI 07/31/15            SAT 08/01/15            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                      73          99          76         100          75
TEMP          97 95 87 79 73 75 85 96 99 97 87 80 77 76 85 97 98 97 84 79 77 75
DEWPT         63 66 67 69 69 69 69 69 68 68 68 70 69 69 70 69 65 67 68 69 69 68
MAX/MIN RH                   89          36          79          33          79
RH            33 39 52 71 87 84 59 41 37 38 55 71 74 79 60 41 34 38 59 73 78 79
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S SW  W  N  E  E SE  S  S  S  S SE  E  E SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD       6  6  4  3  2  2  3  5  5  4  3  3  2  1  2  3  4  6  5  4  3  2
HEAT INDEX    99 98 90          89102105102 90 84       90102101100 88
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     33 37 40 42 40 37 42 47 48 49 46 43 45 47 45 44 47 50 42 34 33 32
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03        0.02        0.03           0
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                              IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     2     2     2     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     5     5     4     5     6     6     5
MIXING HGT           3500  1100  4600  4600  3800  1200  9000 10600  7200   900
T WIND DIR              S    SW     N     E     S     S    SE     E    SE     S
T WIND SPD              8     3     6     9     6     3     4     9     9     5


DATE           08/02 MON 08/03/15 TUE 08/04/15 WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15
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           101      76      99      76      98      76      98      77      99
TEMP          97 97 79 76 96 96 79 76 95 95 79 76 95 96 80 77 96 96
DEWPT         65 66 73 73 68 69 74 74 71 71 75 74 70 70 74 74 69 69
MIN/MAX RH         30      92      37      94      40      95      39      93      38
RH            35 36 81 90 41 42 86 93 45 45 88 94 44 44 84 93 43 42
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 FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR            5       0       5       5       5       5       5       0       5

$$

TXZ247-311015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
245 PM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

DATE           07/30/15      FRI 07/31/15            SAT 08/01/15            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                      78          92          79          91          80
TEMP          87 85 83 82 79 79 85 91 91 86 82 81 80 79 88 90 91 87 83 82 81 80
DEWPT         77 75 76 76 75 74 74 74 74 74 75 76 76 75 75 74 74 74 75 76 76 75
MAX/MIN RH                   90          56          89          57          86
RH            72 71 77 84 89 86 70 57 57 70 79 86 87 89 66 60 57 65 77 84 86 86
WIND DIR       S  S  S SW  W  W SW SE  S  S  S SW SW  W SW  S SE  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD       8  8  6  6  5  4  4  4  6  8  6  5  4  4  3  4  9  8  6  5  5  4
HEAT INDEX    99 93 92 89       92101101 94 89 87       97 99100 96 91 89 87
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     38 44 43 43 45 48 52 56 53 50 44 38 41 45 44 43 40 38 34 31 32 33
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.06        0.04        0.05           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS             SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     3     2     2     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     3     3     4     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           1900  1600  3900  3600  1900  1300  1400  1200   900  1000
T WIND DIR             SW     W     S     S    SW     W    SW     S     S    SW
T WIND SPD             12    10     8    11    11     8     8    12    12     9


DATE           08/02 MON 08/03/15 TUE 08/04/15 WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15
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            90      81      89      81      89      81      89      81      89
TEMP          89 87 82 81 88 87 83 81 88 86 82 81 88 86 82 81 88 87
DEWPT         74 75 77 76 76 76 77 77 76 77 77 77 76 76 77 77 77 76
MIN/MAX RH         59      87      65      87      67      87      66      88      66
RH            62 68 84 87 67 72 83 87 69 73 84 87 68 72 84 88 69 72
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 SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5      10      10      10       5

$$

TXZ234-311015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
245 PM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

DATE           07/30/15      FRI 07/31/15            SAT 08/01/15            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         100          74
TEMP          96 92 85 79 74 76 85 95 96 91 83 79 77 75 88 98100 92 81 78 76 74
DEWPT         69 70 72 73 72 71 70 69 70 71 73 74 74 73 72 69 64 69 72 74 73 72
MAX/MIN RH                   94          42          95          31          94
RH            42 49 64 81 94 87 61 44 43 53 72 85 91 94 58 39 31 47 75 85 91 93
WIND DIR      SE SE  S SW  W  W  N NE  E  S  S SW  W NW  N  E  E SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       5  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  5  5  4  2  2  2  1  2  6  6  5  3  2  2
HEAT INDEX   102 97 91          90101103 98 88          94103102 97 86
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     40 45 45 45 41 36 41 46 48 50 42 34 41 48 46 44 43 42 36 30 32 34
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.10        0.02        0.05           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS             SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     1     1     3     2     2     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     5     5     4     5     6     6     5
MIXING HGT           3000  1000  4600  4300  2800   900  7200  9400  5000   200
T WIND DIR              S     W     N    SE     S     W    NE    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD              6     5     6     9     6     3     4     9     9     4


DATE           08/02 MON 08/03/15 TUE 08/04/15 WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15
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            99      75      96      76      96      76      96      76      96
TEMP          97 92 79 75 94 90 79 76 94 90 79 76 94 90 79 76 95 91
DEWPT         67 68 75 74 70 71 76 75 72 72 76 75 71 72 76 75 70 71
MIN/MAX RH         33      98      43      98      45      98      45      98      42
RH            38 46 88 97 46 54 91 97 48 56 90 97 48 55 90 97 45 53
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 FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5       5       5       5       5      10       5       5

$$

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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