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FOUS54 KCRP 021950
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
250 PM CDT WED SEP 2 2015

TXZ245-031130-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
250 PM CDT WED SEP 2 2015

DATE           09/02/15      THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15            SAT
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          88          76          88          76
TEMP          87 83 80 78 75 75 81 87 86 82 80 78 76 77 84 88 87 85 81 80 78 76
DEWPT         73 73 74 74 74 74 75 74 74 74 75 75 75 77 77 73 74 74 76 75 77 76
MAX/MIN RH                  100          65         100          61         100
RH            63 73 83 88 98 97 81 66 67 76 86 92 98100 80 62 65 70 86 86 96100
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S SE
WIND SPD       9  9  8  5  3  2  3  6  9  9  8  5  4  5 10 10 11 11 10 10  8  4
HEAT INDEX    94 88 83          87 96 95 89             93 96 95 92 87
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     63 52 46 45 51 57 59 60 55 49 50 52 53 78 76 62 62 41 33 36 46 64
POP 12HR                     30          40          30          40          20
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.06        0.02        0.05        0.03
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS 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    SC SC       SC SC             SC
LAL                     1     3     3     3     1     3     1     3     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2800  3300  4700  4500  2900  2200  2800  2700  1800   800
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             13     5     8    16    12     9    16    20    19    16


DATE           09/05 SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15
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            89      79      91      78      91      78      91      78      89
TEMP          89 86 82 79 91 87 82 78 90 87 82 78 90 87 82 78 89 86
DEWPT         76 76 77 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 74 74
MIN/MAX RH         65      93      62      94      63      93      60      90      61
RH            67 74 85 93 63 71 84 94 64 70 84 93 61 68 80 90 62 68
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           30      10      20      10      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-031130-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
250 PM CDT WED SEP 2 2015

DATE           09/02/15      THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15            SAT
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                      72          93          73          96          74
TEMP          94 91 85 77 72 73 82 91 93 91 85 78 73 73 84 93 95 92 83 79 76 74
DEWPT         68 68 72 72 72 72 74 70 70 71 74 74 73 73 75 73 69 70 74 75 76 74
MAX/MIN RH                  100          46         100          41         100
RH            44 48 66 85100 98 78 51 46 53 72 89100 99 76 53 43 49 73 88 99100
WIND DIR       E  E SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       6  8  8  5  4  3  3  3  5 11  9  5  4  3  8 10 12 13 10  6  4  4
HEAT INDEX    98 96 90          87 96 99 97 92          92102101 98 89
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     69 38 34 31 48 66 57 48 44 41 39 37 35 48 42 58 64 48 30 34 47 56
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.04        0.01        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS          IS IS SC SC IS          IS IS IS IS             IS
TSTMS         SC IS          IS IS SC SC IS                IS IS             IS
LAL                     1     1     2     3     1     1     1     2     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3600  2100  6800  7300  3700  1100  3700  4100  3600   600
T WIND DIR             SE     E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             12     8     5    14    14     8    13    21    18     9


DATE           09/05 SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15
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      75      97      75      96      75      95      75      96
TEMP          93 92 80 75 93 92 80 75 93 92 79 75 92 91 79 75 93 92
DEWPT         73 72 76 74 71 72 76 74 71 71 75 74 70 71 74 73 70 70
MIN/MAX RH         45      96      44      97      44      96      45      96      42
RH            53 53 88 96 49 52 87 97 50 51 88 95 49 52 86 96 47 50
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20       5      10       5      10       5      10       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS

$$

TXZ247-031130-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
250 PM CDT WED SEP 2 2015

DATE           09/02/15      THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15            SAT
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          87          79          88          79
TEMP          87 84 83 82 79 78 82 87 86 83 81 80 79 79 83 86 87 85 83 81 81 79
DEWPT         74 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 76 76 76 77 76 74 75 75 76 75 78 76
MAX/MIN RH                   91          68          94          66          93
RH            64 72 77 81 89 90 79 68 70 77 83 86 91 94 80 67 69 71 81 83 93 91
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S SE
WIND SPD       9  9  9  8  5  3  4  6  9 10 10  9  8  9 10 10 11 12 13 12 10  6
HEAT INDEX    96 91 89 88       89 96 95 91 88 86       91 94 97 93 91 88 88
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     63 52 48 53 55 57 57 58 55 52 52 53 54 78 72 63 64 42 32 39 47 68
POP 12HR                     30          40          30          40          20
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.06        0.03        0.06        0.03
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS 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    SC SC       SC SC             SC
LAL                     1     3     3     3     1     3     1     3     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3700  4200  4300  4000  3100  4100  2400  2300  1800  1000
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             14     9     9    14    17    16    18    20    23    19


DATE           09/05 SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15
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      90      80      89      80      90      81      88
TEMP          87 86 83 81 88 87 82 80 88 86 82 80 88 87 83 81 87 86
DEWPT         77 77 77 77 76 77 77 76 77 76 76 75 76 75 75 75 75 75
MIN/MAX RH         69      87      65      89      67      87      64      83      65
RH            74 75 83 87 69 73 84 89 71 72 83 87 68 69 78 83 68 70
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           30      10      10      10      20      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC                   IS IS       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC

$$

TXZ234-031130-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
250 PM CDT WED SEP 2 2015

DATE           09/02/15      THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15            SAT
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                      71          90          73          93          73
TEMP          90 85 81 76 72 73 81 89 89 85 80 76 73 74 82 90 92 87 79 77 75 73
DEWPT         72 72 73 73 72 72 75 75 73 73 74 75 73 72 78 77 73 76 75 76 74 73
MAX/MIN RH                  100          58         100          54         100
RH            56 65 79 92100 98 82 63 58 68 82 96100 93 85 66 54 69 85 97 98100
WIND DIR       E SE SE SE  E NE  E SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE  S SE SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD       8 10  8  3  2  2  3  5  8 10  6  3  3  1  5  8 10 10  4  5  2  3
HEAT INDEX    97 92 85          87 99 97 92 85          91102101 98
CLOUDS        B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     71 51 49 45 54 63 60 58 52 46 47 49 51 74 81 82 62 43 32 37 46 58
POP 12HR                     30          40          20          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.07        0.02        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC             IS
TSTMS         SC IS    SC SC SC SC SC SC IS    IS IS       SC SC             IS
LAL                     1     3     3     3     1     2     1     3     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2800   300  5600  5300  2300   300  2400  2300  1800   100
T WIND DIR             SE     E     E    SE    SE     E    SE    SE    SE     E
T WIND SPD             12     4     6    14    11     3     9    17    13     6


DATE           09/05 SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15
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            92      76      93      75      92      75      93      74      92
TEMP          89 88 79 76 91 89 79 75 90 88 78 75 90 88 78 74 89 87
DEWPT         76 75 76 75 74 75 76 75 75 75 76 73 73 74 75 73 73 73
MIN/MAX RH         53      98      55      99      57      97      53      97      54
RH            64 67 91 98 59 65 92 98 62 66 93 95 57 63 91 97 59 63
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       S      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 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR           20      10      10       5      20      10      20       5      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS                   IS IS       IS IS       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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