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FOUS54 KCRP 280942
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
342 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

TXZ245-282230-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
342 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

DATE             SUN 12/28/14            MON 12/29/14            TUE 12/30/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      49          36          59          48          61
TEMP             44 42 45 48 45 42 39 38 37 42 55 58 53 52 53 52 50 50 57 59 55
DEWPT            43 40 40 39 40 38 38 38 37 39 42 43 46 48 49 48 47 46 48 47 49
MIN/MAX RH                   73          99          58          89          63
RH               98 93 84 73 84 87 96 99 99 86 60 59 78 85 86 87 87 87 72 63 79
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E NE  N NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD         16 14 13 10  9  8  6  4  4  4  3  4  4  5  3  5  8  9 12 12 10
CLOUDS           OV OV OV B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)       100100100 72 36 21 12 18 12 13 19 23 13 27 29 42 42 50 47 52 58
POP 12HR                     90           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.43           0           0           0           0
RAIN              O  O  O                                                     S
TSTMS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1800  1700  1300   500  1600  2000  1300  1200  1800  2600
T WIND DIR             NW    NW     N    NW     W    SW    SW    NW     N    NE
T WIND SPD             12    18    13     5     3     6     6     8    17    17


DATE               WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            47    53      44    53      52    64      53    65
TEMP          52   49 52 50 48   45 51 51 52   53 60 60 57   55 61 59
DEWPT         47   43 43 42 42   43 46 50 52   53 56 57 55   50 46 47
MAX/MIN RH         85    69      95    82     100    81      95    55
RH            83   80 73 75 80   90 85 95 99  100 89 91 93   84 59 64
PWIND DIR          NE    NE      NE    NE       E     S      SW     N
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B2 B2 B2 OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B1   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           20    30      40    50      40    40      30    20
RAIN           S    S  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C          S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                              SC   SC

$$

TXZ231-282230-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
342 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

DATE             SUN 12/28/14            MON 12/29/14            TUE 12/30/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      51          35          63          42          60
TEMP             43 42 45 50 48 43 39 38 36 42 56 62 57 50 48 46 44 45 54 59 55
DEWPT            38 35 35 35 33 33 32 34 30 34 36 38 41 43 44 44 43 43 42 43 45
MIN/MAX RH                   55          85          41          95          54
RH               80 78 67 57 56 68 76 85 76 73 46 41 55 76 85 92 94 91 65 54 67
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N NE  E  W  E  E SE SE  E SE  E NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD         12 11  9  6  3  3  1  1  1  2  3  4  4  4  2  4  5  8 10 11  9
CLOUDS           OV OV B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)       100100 66 50 19 14  0  1  2 11 18 23 11 21 27 27 36 48 50 55 58
POP 12HR                     50           0           0           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.18           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN              O  O                                                  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2200  2400  1400   300  2000  2700  1400   900  1900  2200
T WIND DIR              N    NW    NW    NW    SW    SW    SW    NW    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             16    13     9     4     4     6     8     8    20    18


DATE               WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            41    48      40    48      45    62      50    66
TEMP          46   42 47 46 42   41 45 46 46   46 55 58 53   51 59 61
DEWPT         43   40 39 36 36   38 40 43 45   45 51 52 49   45 40 41
MAX/MIN RH         91    65      90    76     100    73      89    42
RH            91   90 74 67 79   88 81 87 97   99 87 79 88   78 49 49
PWIND DIR          NE    NE       N    NE      NE    SE      NE     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B2 B2 B2 OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B1   SC SC FW
POP 12HR           20    30      40    40      40    30      30    10
RAIN           S    S  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                              SC   SC

$$

TXZ247-282230-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
342 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

DATE             SUN 12/28/14            MON 12/29/14            TUE 12/30/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      51          39          58          52          61
TEMP             45 43 46 49 47 44 42 41 40 44 56 58 54 54 55 54 54 54 58 60 57
DEWPT            44 40 42 41 41 39 40 40 39 40 43 45 48 49 50 50 49 48 49 48 50
MIN/MAX RH                   74          98          61          86          64
RH               98 88 83 74 81 82 95 95 97 84 63 62 79 84 83 85 85 82 72 64 77
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD         17 16 14 12 11 10  8  5  4  5  4  5  4  5  4  5  9 10 13 13 12
CLOUDS           OV OV OV B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)       100100100 71 36 22 14 19 13 13 20 22 14 28 30 40 46 52 49 55 62
POP 12HR                     90           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.45           0           0           0           0
RAIN              O  O  O                                                     S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1900  1800  1700   900  1500  1700  1500  1400  1800  3100
T WIND DIR             NW    NW     N     N     W    SW    SW    NW    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             12    18    14     6     3     5     5     6    17    17


DATE               WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            51    54      47    55      54    65      56    65
TEMP          55   52 54 52 51   48 53 53 55   55 61 61 59   57 62 61
DEWPT         49   45 45 45 44   46 49 52 54   55 57 58 57   52 47 47
MAX/MIN RH         81    71      94    83     100    80      92    53
RH            81   77 73 75 80   91 86 96100  100 88 89 92   84 57 62
PWIND DIR          NE    NE      NE    NE       E     S      SW     N
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B2 B2 B2 OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B1   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           20    30      50    50      40    40      30    20
RAIN           S    S  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C          S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                              SC   SC

$$

TXZ234-282230-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
342 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

DATE             SUN 12/28/14            MON 12/29/14            TUE 12/30/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      47          34          60          42          60
TEMP             42 39 43 46 42 39 37 36 36 41 56 60 55 49 46 45 44 44 55 58 53
DEWPT            40 36 37 37 37 35 32 33 31 35 37 39 42 44 44 42 41 42 43 43 45
MIN/MAX RH                   70          87          45          92          57
RH               93 89 81 70 82 86 82 87 82 79 49 46 63 84 91 91 91 90 65 57 75
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE SE  E NE  N NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD         12 11 10  8  5  4  3  2  2  3  1  3  3  4  2  4  5  9  9 11  8
CLOUDS           OV OV OV B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)       100100100 69 32 19 10 16 10 11 18 23 11 23 28 43 36 44 41 46 55
POP 12HR                     80           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.31           0           0           0           0
RAIN              O  O  O
TSTMS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     4
MIXING HGT           1800  1900  1000   300  1900  2500  1200   900  1900  2100
T WIND DIR              N    NW     N    NW    SW    SW    SW    NW    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             10    17    12     4     4     6     9    10    20    17


DATE               WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            41    50      41    51      46    64      50    64
TEMP          45   42 49 46 43   42 48 48 47   47 57 57 53   51 60 57
DEWPT         42   38 38 36 37   38 41 44 47   47 55 54 52   47 45 45
MAX/MIN RH         88    63      90    73     100    82      99    53
RH            88   84 68 68 80   87 77 87 99  100 93 90 97   83 58 62
PWIND DIR          NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     S      NW     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B2 B2 OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           10    20      30    40      40    40      30    20
RAIN                   S  S  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C          S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                              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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