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FOUS54 KCRP 160849
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
349 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

TXZ245-162215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
349 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

DATE             TUE 09/16/14            WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      84          78          87          80          87
TEMP          80 78 81 83 84 82 80 79 79 78 82 86 87 85 82 82 81 80 84 87 87 84
DEWPT         77 76 75 75 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 76 75 75 75 75 75 74 74 74
MIN/MAX RH                   72          90          68          87          67
RH            93 93 83 76 72 78 85 88 87 90 81 72 68 75 80 80 82 87 75 68 67 73
WIND DIR       E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD       6  5  6  9  9  9  8  8  5  4  5  8  9  9  8  8  5  4  5  8  9 10
HEAT INDEX          86 90 91 88 86          89 95 97 94 90 88 87    91 96 95 92
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 SC SC B2 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)     90 89 92 94 91 88 82 82 87 88 85 86 78 65 79 51 50 50 78 68 52 49
POP 12HR                     70          40          50          30          50
QPF 12HR                   0.29        0.15        0.27        0.20        0.35
RAIN SHWRS    SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS         SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     4     4     3     3     3     3     1     3     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     3     4
MIXING HGT           3400  3400  3300  2500  3800  3600  2100  1900  4600  4800
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE     S     S     S    SE     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             14    17    19    17    12    14    17    12    12    16


DATE          FRI 09/19/14 SAT 09/20/14 SUN 09/21/14 MON 09/22/14
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            79      87      79      87      78      89      76      82
TEMP          81 79 87 85 82 79 87 84 80 78 89 85 80 76 82 80
DEWPT         75 74 75 74 75 75 75 75 76 74 75 74 74 73 72 73
MAX/MIN RH         88      66      87      69      91      63      91      73
RH            82 88 68 70 81 87 70 75 86 91 64 71 81 91 73 78
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30      50      20      30      20      20      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC IS    IS SC SC    IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS SC SC IS    IS SC SC    IS IS IS SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-162215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
349 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

DATE             TUE 09/16/14            WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          75          90          76          92
TEMP          75 74 79 84 87 84 80 77 76 75 80 87 90 86 81 78 77 76 82 89 92 86
DEWPT         74 74 75 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 72 71 73 74 74 74 74 73 73 73 73
MIN/MAX RH                   64          98          55          95          54
RH            95100 87 70 64 71 85 91 96 98 82 62 55 66 79 87 93 95 75 60 54 64
WIND DIR      NE NE NE  E  E SE  E SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       5  4  5  6  9  9  5  4  3  3  5  6  9  6  5  5  4  4  4  5  8  9
HEAT INDEX             91 95 90             85 93 97 92 86          88 97100 93
CLOUDS        B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     87 91 91 92 92 91 87 82 90 81 83 81 77 78 74 68 70 71 49 67 65 62
POP 12HR                     60          30          50          20          50
QPF 12HR                   0.21        0.05        0.20        0.11        0.26
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS         IS SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     3     4     3     3     3     3     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     4     4     4     3     4     4
MIXING HGT           3900  4100  3900  3000  4600  5100  3400  1700  7100  7200
T WIND DIR              E    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             11    17    23    19    13    16    20    16    13    14


DATE          FRI 09/19/14 SAT 09/20/14 SUN 09/21/14 MON 09/22/14
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      90      74      93      73      93      73      85
TEMP          78 75 87 85 77 74 89 87 77 73 89 87 77 73 83 81
DEWPT         74 74 72 72 74 74 72 72 74 73 74 73 72 72 71 68
MAX/MIN RH         98      55      97      51      99      55      95      60
RH            89 98 61 65 90 97 57 61 91 99 62 64 85 95 67 65
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      50      10      30      10      20      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC       SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC       SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ247-162215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
349 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

DATE             TUE 09/16/14            WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      83          80          87          80          87
TEMP          80 79 81 83 83 82 81 81 81 80 83 86 87 83 82 82 81 80 84 87 87 83
DEWPT         76 76 75 75 74 75 76 75 75 75 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH                   74          84          70          84          68
RH            91 89 82 76 74 80 83 84 84 84 79 72 70 78 80 80 82 84 73 69 68 76
WIND DIR       E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD       8  6  6  9  9  9  9  9  6  5  5  8  9  9 10  9  6  5  6  8  9 10
HEAT INDEX          87 89 90 88 88 87 87 86 90 95 97 92 90 89 87 86 92 96 97 91
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     90 88 93 93 91 86 80 80 86 87 85 86 77 61 77 51 50 49 64 50 47 49
POP 12HR                     60          40          50          30          50
QPF 12HR                   0.31        0.16        0.25        0.21        0.31
RAIN SHWRS    SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC SC IS IS IS
LAL                     4     4     3     3     3     3     1     3     3     2
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3300  3300  3000  2600  3400  3200  2000  1900  3900  3900
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SE     S     S     S    SE     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             16    17    19    16    12    14    17    12    12    14


DATE          FRI 09/19/14 SAT 09/20/14 SUN 09/21/14 MON 09/22/14
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      87      81      88      80      89      78      81
TEMP          82 80 87 84 82 81 88 84 82 80 89 83 81 78 81 79
DEWPT         75 75 75 74 75 75 76 75 76 75 75 74 74 74 73 73
MAX/MIN RH         83      67      83      66      86      63      87      76
RH            80 83 69 74 79 83 67 77 83 86 64 75 80 87 76 84
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       E      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30      50      20      20      20      20      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC IS    IS IS IS    IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS SC SC IS    IS IS IS    IS IS IS SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ234-162215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
349 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

DATE             TUE 09/16/14            WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          75          87          76          90
TEMP          77 76 80 83 85 82 78 77 76 75 81 84 87 84 79 77 77 76 83 87 90 86
DEWPT         75 75 75 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 75 73 73 75 75 74 75 75 73 72 73 73
MIN/MAX RH                   69          94          64          97          57
RH            94 96 83 73 69 76 88 91 91 94 82 69 64 74 88 89 93 97 72 62 57 67
WIND DIR      NE NE  E SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD       4  3  5  6  8  6  3  3  2  2  5  5  8  5  4  3  2  2  4  5  6  6
HEAT INDEX          85 90 92 88             86 91 94 91             89 94 97 93
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)     91 92 93 94 93 92 86 83 90 89 86 85 81 78 81 72 72 72 76 86 73 59
POP 12HR                     70          40          50          30          50
QPF 12HR                   0.23        0.10        0.25        0.18        0.48
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS         IS SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                     3     4     3     3     3     3     2     3     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     3     3
MIXING HGT           3500  3500  3400  2400  4600  4500  2300  1100  6500  6200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S     S     S     S    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             11    16    19    17    12    14    16    12    11    14


DATE          FRI 09/19/14 SAT 09/20/14 SUN 09/21/14 MON 09/22/14
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      91      76      92      75      93      73      84
TEMP          77 75 88 87 78 76 89 88 77 75 90 88 76 73 82 80
DEWPT         73 73 73 71 73 73 74 73 74 73 74 74 72 72 71 70
MAX/MIN RH         94      55      92      55      94      54      97      64
RH            88 94 63 61 86 92 61 62 90 94 59 63 88 97 69 71
PWIND DIR           E       E      SE      SE      SE       E      NE       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30      50      10      30      10      20      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC       SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS SC SC SC       SC SC       IS IS SC SC 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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