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FOUS54 KCRP 011954
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
254 PM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

TXZ245-021015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
254 PM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

DATE           08/01/14      SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14            MON
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          88          78          89          79
TEMP          86 86 82 80 79 78 80 84 88 86 82 80 79 80 82 86 89 87 83 81 80 79
DEWPT         75 75 76 75 74 73 74 72 71 73 73 73 73 72 73 71 72 72 73 74 74 73
MAX/MIN RH                   87          58          84          59          83
RH            69 71 82 87 86 86 81 68 58 64 75 81 84 79 76 61 59 61 73 79 83 82
WIND DIR      SE  S  S  S  S NW  N  N NE  S  S SW NW NW  N NE  E SE SE  E  N  N
WIND SPD       6  8  5  4  3  2  3  3  2  5  5  4  4  2  4  4  8  8  6  2  2  3
HEAT INDEX    95 95 89          85 90 94 93 88 82       87 92 96 94 89 86 82
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     62 57 61 64 66 78 71 64 56 45 43 42 40 44 56 42 45 45 36 41 38 40
POP 12HR                     30          30          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.10           0        0.02        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC          SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS
LAL                     2     1     3     3     1     1     2     2     1     2
HAINES                  3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           3400  3100  4400  5300  5100  3500  2900  3100  2500  1300
T WIND DIR              S    SW     N     E     S     W     N    NE     E    NE
T WIND SPD              9     5     5     5    10     8     9    11    11     8


DATE           08/04 TUE 08/05/14 WED 08/06/14 THU 08/07/14 FRI 08/08/14
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            88      79      89      80      90      81      90      81      90
TEMP          86 87 81 79 86 87 82 80 87 88 83 81 87 88 83 81 87 88
DEWPT         73 73 74 73 73 74 75 74 74 75 76 75 76 76 77 77 76 77
MIN/MAX RH         60      85      62      84      61      85      65      86      65
RH            65 63 79 85 66 65 80 84 65 65 81 85 70 68 83 86 69 69
PWIND DIR          NE      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S       S      SE
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           20      10      20      10      10       5      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-021015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
254 PM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

DATE           08/01/14      SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14            MON
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                      76          94          75          95          75
TEMP          93 92 84 80 77 76 80 87 94 91 83 79 77 75 80 90 95 92 84 80 77 75
DEWPT         69 69 72 73 73 72 71 70 67 67 67 68 69 70 70 66 65 63 68 70 71 69
MAX/MIN RH                   90          42          85          36          82
RH            47 49 67 80 87 90 74 57 42 45 59 69 78 85 73 44 37 38 59 72 82 81
WIND DIR       E SE SE SE  E NE  E NE  N NE  E SE NE  N  N NE NE  E  E SE  E NE
WIND SPD       5  5  6  4  4  3  1  3  5  5  5  3  2  2  5  6  8  9  8  3  1  2
HEAT INDEX    98 97 89          84 92 98 95 86             93 98 94 87 82
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     60 65 67 65 73 80 75 61 62 54 50 46 41 42 41 36 36 40 28 33 28 28
POP 12HR                     30          30          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.05           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS                                     IS
TSTMS         SC SC          SC SC IS IS                                     IS
LAL                     2     1     3     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     5     5     3     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           5200  2900  4400  6000  5500  2700  4600  5800  4600  1500
T WIND DIR             SE     E    NE     N     E    NE     N    NE     E     E
T WIND SPD             10     6     4     9     9     4    11    13    13     4


DATE           08/04 TUE 08/05/14 WED 08/06/14 THU 08/07/14 FRI 08/08/14
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            95      75      95      75      97      76      99      76      99
TEMP          90 92 79 75 91 93 80 75 92 94 81 76 93 96 81 76 93 96
DEWPT         67 65 71 72 68 68 72 73 68 67 73 74 69 70 74 75 69 70
MIN/MAX RH         39      90      40      93      37      92      38      97      38
RH            47 41 76 90 48 44 78 93 46 42 78 92 45 43 79 97 45 44
PWIND DIR          NE      SE       E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
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 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           20      10      10      10      10       5      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS

$$

TXZ247-021015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
254 PM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

DATE           08/01/14      SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14            MON
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                      79          86          79          89          79
TEMP          85 85 82 81 80 79 81 83 86 85 82 80 80 79 82 87 89 88 83 81 80 79
DEWPT         75 76 76 76 75 74 74 74 73 73 73 74 74 73 74 72 74 73 74 75 75 73
MAX/MIN RH                   85          66          84          61          84
RH            74 75 83 85 84 83 79 72 66 68 76 80 83 82 77 62 62 62 74 81 84 82
WIND DIR      SE  S  S  S  S  W NW NE SE  S  S  S  W  W NW  E  E  E  E  E  N  N
WIND SPD       8  8  6  4  5  2  3  1  5  6  6  6  5  3  5  4  9  9  8  4  2  4
HEAT INDEX    94 94 89 87 85    86 90 92 92 87 85       88 93 98 95 90 88 85
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     61 56 61 64 67 79 70 63 57 45 43 42 40 47 54 47 45 39 35 40 38 40
POP 12HR                     30          30          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.12        0.12           0        0.02        0.02
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC          SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS
LAL                     2     1     3     3     1     1     2     2     1     2
HAINES                  4     3     3     3     4     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           3200  3000  3900  5100  4900  3600  2700  2800  2300  1100
T WIND DIR              S    SW     N    SE     S     W    NW     E     E    NE
T WIND SPD             11     8     4     9    12     9     9    11    12    10


DATE           08/04 TUE 08/05/14 WED 08/06/14 THU 08/07/14 FRI 08/08/14
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            88      79      89      80      89      81      90      82      90
TEMP          86 87 81 79 87 88 82 80 87 88 83 81 88 88 83 82 88 89
DEWPT         73 73 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 76 76 77 76 77 77 77 77
MIN/MAX RH         61      84      62      83      63      85      65      86      66
RH            65 64 79 84 66 66 79 83 67 66 80 85 70 68 82 86 70 70
PWIND DIR          NE      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S       S      SE
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           20      10      20      10      10       5      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-021015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
254 PM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

DATE           08/01/14      SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14            MON
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          93          75          94          73
TEMP          91 90 82 79 76 74 79 86 93 91 83 79 77 75 78 89 94 91 82 78 75 73
DEWPT         71 72 75 74 72 70 72 69 69 68 68 68 69 69 71 68 69 68 70 71 71 71
MAX/MIN RH                   87          45          88          45          92
RH            54 57 79 87 86 86 78 57 45 48 61 70 77 88 79 51 45 48 68 81 89 92
WIND DIR      NE SE SE  E  N  N  N  N  N  N  E  S  W  N  N  N NE  E SE  E  N  N
WIND SPD       2  3  4  1  1  5  5  6  8  5  2  2  2  3  5  5  8  6  6  1  1  3
HEAT INDEX    97 98 89             90 98 95 86             93 99 95 86
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     65 66 64 63 65 73 71 60 56 45 44 42 40 41 57 38 45 45 34 41 37 37
POP 12HR                     30          30          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.05           0        0.04           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS             IS IS IS IS             IS
TSTMS         SC SC          SC SC IS IS             IS IS IS IS             IS
LAL                     2     1     3     2     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           4600  3000  4800  5600  5200  3100  3800  4600  3400  1000
T WIND DIR             SE     N     N     N     E     W     N    NE     E    NE
T WIND SPD              5     4    10    12     4     4    12    12     9     4


DATE           08/04 TUE 08/05/14 WED 08/06/14 THU 08/07/14 FRI 08/08/14
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            93      73      94      75      95      75      96      77      96
TEMP          88 90 78 73 89 91 79 75 90 92 80 75 91 93 81 77 91 93
DEWPT         70 69 72 72 71 70 73 73 71 72 74 74 73 73 76 76 71 73
MIN/MAX RH         46      95      47      93      47      98      48      97      46
RH            55 50 83 95 55 51 82 93 54 52 84 98 56 53 85 97 52 53
PWIND DIR          NE      SE       E      SE       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           20      10      20      10      10       5      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS       IS 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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