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FOUS54 KCRP 022023
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
323 PM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

TXZ245-031045-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
323 PM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

DATE           09/02/14      WED 09/03/14            THU 09/04/14            FRI
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                      81          89          82          89          81
TEMP          91 88 85 84 83 81 84 86 89 86 84 84 83 82 85 88 89 86 83 83 82 81
DEWPT         75 76 77 76 76 76 76 75 76 77 77 77 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 77 76 75
MAX/MIN RH                   85          67          83          66          86
RH            59 69 77 78 80 85 77 70 67 75 81 81 81 83 74 69 66 73 82 82 83 85
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      13 13 11 10  9  8 11 12 12 12  9  6  6  8  9 10 11 11 11 10  8  6
HEAT INDEX   101 99 94 94 92 88 92 95 99 98 94 93 91 88 95 98100 96 91 92 89 86
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     70 70 65 72 78 77 79 71 77 72 75 67 62 46 46 47 45 43 46 48 47 45
POP 12HR                     30          30          30          40          20
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.20        0.04        0.09        0.06
RAIN SHWRS    SC    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC
TSTMS         SC    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC
LAL                     2     3     3     3     2     3     3     3     1     2
HAINES                  4     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3500  2600  4900  4900  2900  2100  5900  5600  3600  3100
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             25    21    20    24    20    19    12    16    18    16


DATE           09/05 SAT 09/06/14 SUN 09/07/14 MON 09/08/14 TUE 09/09/14
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      80      90      78      90      78      88      80      90
TEMP          87 85 82 80 88 85 81 78 87 86 81 78 86 85 82 80 88 86
DEWPT         75 75 75 75 74 74 74 74 74 74 75 74 74 74 75 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH         67      86      61      91      61      89      64      87      64
RH            70 73 81 85 65 69 82 90 66 69 81 88 69 71 82 86 68 71
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       E      SE      SE      SE      SE       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           30      10      30      10      20      10      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC       SC IS       IS IS       IS
TSTMS         SC SC       SC IS       IS IS       IS

$$

TXZ231-031045-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
323 PM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

DATE           09/02/14      WED 09/03/14            THU 09/04/14            FRI
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                      77          95          77          95          77
TEMP          97 92 84 80 78 77 84 91 95 91 84 80 78 77 84 91 95 92 84 80 78 77
DEWPT         71 72 74 75 75 75 74 71 70 72 73 75 75 75 75 73 71 71 72 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   95          45          94          46          94
RH            44 52 72 85 93 95 72 52 45 53 71 84 90 94 73 56 46 50 69 85 92 94
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E
WIND SPD      13 14 10  6  4  4  9 12 14 14  8  4  3  4  6  9 10 11  9  6  5  4
HEAT INDEX   104101 91          91 97102 98 90          92 99103 98 89
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     65 64 68 69 71 80 75 77 76 75 79 63 68 46 46 47 45 43 46 48 47 46
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.19        0.03        0.12        0.01
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC    IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS       SC
TSTMS         SC SC    IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS       SC
LAL                     1     2     3     3     2     2     3     3     2     1
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3
MIXING HGT           4200  2000  5700  5800  3600  1100  9000  8500  4200  1300
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             26    20    19    27    25    19    13    17    19    16


DATE           09/05 SAT 09/06/14 SUN 09/07/14 MON 09/08/14 TUE 09/09/14
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            96      76      96      74      97      74      97      75      96
TEMP          91 92 80 76 91 92 78 74 91 92 78 74 91 92 79 75 91 92
DEWPT         71 71 74 74 71 69 72 73 70 69 72 73 69 69 73 74 69 69
MIN/MAX RH         44      92      42      97      41      96      40      94      41
RH            52 50 82 92 51 48 82 97 50 47 82 96 48 46 83 94 49 47
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       E      SE       E      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 SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      10      30      10      30      10      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC       IS SC          SC          IS
TSTMS         SC SC       IS SC          SC          IS

$$

TXZ247-031045-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
323 PM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

DATE           09/02/14      WED 09/03/14            THU 09/04/14            FRI
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                      82          89          82          88          81
TEMP          91 87 85 85 84 82 85 87 89 86 84 85 84 82 85 87 88 85 83 84 83 81
DEWPT         75 77 77 77 77 76 76 76 76 77 78 78 76 77 77 76 76 77 77 77 77 76
MAX/MIN RH                   84          66          85          67          83
RH            61 72 78 76 77 84 75 68 67 76 81 80 78 85 75 70 68 76 82 81 82 83
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      13 14 12 12 11 10 12 13 13 12  9  8  8  9  9 10 11 12 12 11  9  8
HEAT INDEX   102 98 95 96 94 89 94 98101 97 95 95 93 89 96 98100 95 92 93 91 88
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     69 71 69 71 78 76 80 72 78 73 71 68 64 46 46 47 45 43 46 48 47 45
POP 12HR                     30          30          30          40          20
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.21        0.04        0.10        0.06
RAIN SHWRS    SC    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC
TSTMS         SC    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC
LAL                     2     3     3     3     2     3     3     3     1     2
HAINES                  4     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3200  3300  4300  4400  2800  2300  4400  4400  4100  3900
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             26    21    20    24    20    19    12    16    18    16


DATE           09/05 SAT 09/06/14 SUN 09/07/14 MON 09/08/14 TUE 09/09/14
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      81      89      79      89      79      88      80      90
TEMP          87 85 83 81 88 84 82 79 87 84 82 79 87 84 83 80 88 85
DEWPT         76 76 76 75 75 74 75 75 75 74 75 75 75 75 76 75 76 76
MIN/MAX RH         67      83      62      87      63      86      65      84      65
RH            69 75 79 83 65 73 80 87 67 73 80 86 68 74 79 84 68 74
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       E      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       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           30      10      30      10      20      10      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC       SC IS       IS IS       IS
TSTMS         SC SC       SC IS       IS IS       IS

$$

TXZ234-031045-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
323 PM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

DATE           09/02/14      WED 09/03/14            THU 09/04/14            FRI
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                      77          94          77          96          76
TEMP          95 91 83 80 78 77 86 91 94 91 83 80 79 77 89 95 96 93 83 79 78 76
DEWPT         75 75 75 76 76 75 75 72 73 74 75 76 75 75 75 74 74 73 74 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   95          50          92          49          95
RH            53 59 78 87 91 95 70 54 50 59 78 87 90 92 64 52 49 53 75 88 92 95
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      13 13  8  6  4  4  8 11 12 11  6  3  3  4  6  8  9  9  8  6  4  3
HEAT INDEX   106102 91 86       96100103101 91 86       99106106102 90
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     75 71 67 69 77 78 78 67 62 62 71 61 55 46 46 47 45 43 46 48 47 45
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.15        0.03        0.10           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC             SC
TSTMS         SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC             SC
LAL                     1     2     3     3     2     2     3     3     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3700  1900  5700  5700  3200  1400  7900  7700  3800  2000
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             25    19    18    23    19    17    12    14    17    14


DATE           09/05 SAT 09/06/14 SUN 09/07/14 MON 09/08/14 TUE 09/09/14
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            96      76      95      74      96      74      97      75      95
TEMP          95 93 79 76 94 92 77 74 95 93 77 74 95 93 78 75 94 92
DEWPT         73 73 75 73 72 72 73 73 71 72 73 73 72 71 74 73 72 73
MIN/MAX RH         48      91      47      98      45      96      44      96      48
RH            49 53 86 91 49 52 88 98 46 51 87 96 47 49 87 96 49 53
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       E      SE       E      SE      SE       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           30      10      30      10      30      10      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC       IS SC       IS SC       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC       IS SC       IS SC       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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