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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
325 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

TXZ245-192215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
325 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

DATE             SAT 04/19/14            SUN 04/20/14            MON 04/21/14
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                      75          64          74          66          76
TEMP          63 63 71 74 74 70 67 66 66 65 69 72 73 71 68 68 67 66 74 75 76 73
DEWPT         59 59 62 61 62 63 64 64 64 64 64 64 65 64 63 64 64 64 65 66 66 65
MIN/MAX RH                   66          95          75          95          70
RH            85 88 73 66 67 77 92 91 93 94 85 76 76 78 84 88 90 95 74 76 73 80
WIND DIR       E NE  E SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       2  3  8 11 11  8  8  6  4  3  8 10 12 10  9  8  6  5  6  9  9  9
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     59 65 68 64 70 64 75 84 75 66 56 54 55 57 65 73 82 91 74 56 57 58
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.02        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
OBVIS        PF+PF+
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     2     3
MIXING HGT           3300  3200  2300  1700  2800  2700  1900  1100  2400  2300
T WIND DIR              E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             14    18    12     8    14    19    16    11    12    16


DATE          TUE 04/22/14 WED 04/23/14 THU 04/24/14 FRI 04/25/14
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            65      83      67      78      68      80      69      78
TEMP          68 65 81 78 71 67 77 75 70 68 78 76 72 69 77 75
DEWPT         66 65 65 63 65 64 65 65 66 67 68 68 71 69 69 68
MAX/MIN RH        100      55      91      64      97      66      98      74
RH            94100 60 63 84 91 69 73 87 97 71 76 95 98 79 79
PWIND DIR           S      NE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 FW SC B1 B1 SC SC B2 B2 SC SC B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           20      10       5       5      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS

$$

TXZ231-192215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
325 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

DATE             SAT 04/19/14            SUN 04/20/14            MON 04/21/14
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                      82          63          81          64          84
TEMP          62 59 71 78 80 76 67 65 65 63 70 77 79 78 71 67 65 64 75 80 84 80
DEWPT         56 57 57 56 57 55 61 61 63 63 61 61 63 62 61 62 62 62 64 65 65 65
MIN/MAX RH                   45          98          56          96          54
RH            83 91 62 47 45 49 80 87 94 97 72 57 58 59 72 84 92 96 68 60 54 59
WIND DIR       E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD       1  2  9 12 12 12 10  6  3  4 11 12 13 11  9  6  4  4  4  6  9 10
HEAT INDEX                                                                   82
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     59 72 78 83 83 74 75 84 75 86 81 62 62 62 67 72 84 97 75 53 55 58
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.02        0.02
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 IS IS
OBVIS         PF PF                PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     3     3     3     2     3     3
MIXING HGT           3700  3600  2900  2300  3700  3600  3100  1000  3500  3500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             16    23    16     6    18    23    14     8     9    16


DATE          TUE 04/22/14 WED 04/23/14 THU 04/24/14 FRI 04/25/14
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            65      91      63      87      66      88      69      89
TEMP          69 65 86 86 69 63 83 84 71 66 85 85 73 69 86 86
DEWPT         64 63 64 63 62 62 62 61 64 65 66 67 68 68 66 67
MAX/MIN RH         95      40      98      41      96      49      96      47
RH            86 95 47 46 78 98 49 46 79 96 54 55 86 96 52 53
PWIND DIR           S       E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 FW SC B1 B1 SC SC B2 B2 SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           10      10       5       5      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ247-192215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
325 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

DATE             SAT 04/19/14            SUN 04/20/14            MON 04/21/14
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                      73          66          73          67          76
TEMP          65 65 70 72 72 69 67 67 67 67 69 71 72 69 68 68 67 67 74 74 75 70
DEWPT         60 60 63 62 62 63 65 64 65 64 65 65 64 65 64 64 65 65 66 67 66 66
MIN/MAX RH                   71          92          78          94          73
RH            83 85 76 71 72 79 92 90 92 92 86 80 78 85 86 89 91 94 77 78 74 86
WIND DIR      SE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       3  4  8 10 10  8  9  8  5  4  8  9 10 10 10 10  8  5  6  9  9  9
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     59 65 67 64 70 64 75 84 75 66 59 58 58 59 66 72 81 90 74 57 58 58
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.02        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
OBVIS         PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     2     3
MIXING HGT           2800  2800  2200  1700  2500  2400  1600  1100  2200  2100
T WIND DIR              E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             14    17    16    10    13    18    18    13    13    16
DENSE FOG      Y  Y


DATE          TUE 04/22/14 WED 04/23/14 THU 04/24/14 FRI 04/25/14
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            67      83      68      76      69      79      70      76
TEMP          68 67 80 74 70 68 75 72 70 69 77 74 71 70 75 72
DEWPT         67 67 65 64 67 65 66 66 66 67 68 68 71 69 71 68
MAX/MIN RH        100      55      89      70      95      69     100      80
RH            96100 61 70 88 89 74 82 89 95 73 82100 98 86 87
PWIND DIR           S      SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B2 B2 SC SC B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           20      10       5       5      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS

$$

TXZ234-192215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
325 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

DATE             SAT 04/19/14            SUN 04/20/14            MON 04/21/14
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                      81          59          79          64          81
TEMP          59 57 71 78 79 76 64 61 61 60 70 76 77 76 69 66 64 64 76 80 81 77
DEWPT         56 56 59 59 58 59 61 60 61 60 64 61 62 61 60 62 62 62 63 64 65 65
MIN/MAX RH                   49         100          59          93          59
RH            89 95 66 51 49 57 87 97100100 80 60 60 60 75 86 93 93 63 59 59 66
WIND DIR       E NE  E SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       2  3  6 10 11  9  6  4  2  2  6 11 12 10  8  5  4  3  4  6  9 10
HEAT INDEX                                                                83
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     58 65 70 65 67 60 75 84 75 78 58 52 53 57 65 73 85 96 76 56 57 58
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.02        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
OBVIS         F+ F+                PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     5     3     3     3     3     3
MIXING HGT           4000  3800  2600  1600  3600  3500  2700   800  3500  3300
T WIND DIR              E    SE    SE     E    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD             13    18    11     3    12    20    13     6    10    17
DENSE FOG      Y  Y


DATE          TUE 04/22/14 WED 04/23/14 THU 04/24/14 FRI 04/25/14
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            63      85      64      83      66      83      68      84
TEMP          66 63 84 80 67 64 82 80 69 66 82 80 70 68 83 81
DEWPT         63 63 64 63 63 62 64 63 65 66 67 67 68 67 66 66
MAX/MIN RH        100      48      96      51      99      59      99      55
RH            92100 52 55 87 95 53 57 87 99 60 65 92 96 57 61
PWIND DIR           S       W       S      SE      SE       S      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 FW SC B1 B1 SC SC B2 B2 SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      10       5       5      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS
TSTMS         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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