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FOUS54 KCRP 272106
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
306 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

TXZ245-281100-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
306 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

DATE           01/27/15      WED 01/28/15            THU 01/29/15            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      49          73          56          68          50
TEMP          75 67 57 54 51 49 55 67 72 67 61 59 57 57 59 66 67 62 58 55 53 51
DEWPT         46 46 49 48 49 47 51 52 53 56 57 56 56 56 57 59 58 57 55 52 51 49
MAX/MIN RH                   96          53          99          73          96
RH            37 47 73 81 94 94 87 59 53 69 86 92 96 98 92 77 73 83 89 92 96 93
WIND DIR       W SW  S SW  S SW  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  E NE  N  N
WIND SPD       5  4  3  4  3  3  4  6  8  6  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  8 11
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     18 17 20 15 17 12 17 16 21 22 35 33 44 45 32 32 43 45 51 57 70 86
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                                          PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     3     4     5     5     4     4     5     5     3
MIXING HGT            600   100  1100  1700   600   900  2100  2600  2400  1500
T WIND DIR              W    SW    SW     S     S     S     S     S     E     E
T WIND SPD              6     6    11    16    21    19    17     8     5     5


DATE           01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          60      52    65      55    65      44    54      44    57
TEMP          60 57 54   53 63 61 57   56 63 59 50   45 54 50 47   45 55 53
DEWPT         49 51 53   53 58 58 57   56 57 51 42   39 40 42 42   42 46 46
MIN/MAX RH       68     100    83     100    72      82    58      88    69
RH            68 82 98  100 86 91100  100 81 75 76   81 58 72 82   88 71 78
PWIND DIR        NE       E    SE      SE    NW       N    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10      20    40      50    50      20    20      20    20
RAIN                                                                   S  S
RAIN SHWRS          IS   IS SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS IS IS IS   IS
TSTMS                             IS   IS

$$

TXZ231-281100-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
306 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

DATE           01/27/15      WED 01/28/15            THU 01/29/15            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      47          81          53          75          50
TEMP          80 70 58 53 50 47 55 73 80 72 62 58 55 54 60 71 74 69 60 55 52 51
DEWPT         42 41 43 42 44 42 46 46 46 49 51 53 53 51 55 58 56 56 54 51 49 46
MAX/MIN RH                   83          31          95          54          88
RH            26 34 58 66 82 83 71 39 31 45 69 83 93 91 85 63 54 63 83 87 88 83
WIND DIR       W  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  E  E NE NE NE
WIND SPD       3  3  3  3  2  2  4  6  9  8  6  5  3  5  5  4  4  4  4  5  8 10
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     19 18 19 16 18 14 19 19 15 22 36 37 48 48 29 35 45 47 61 65 73 87
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                                           F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     3     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT           1500   100  2100  4100  1100   700  2300  3800  3400  1500
T WIND DIR             SW     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE     E     E
T WIND SPD              8    10    12    18    25    21    17    10    10    11


DATE           01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          63      52    68      55    67      43    57      41    58
TEMP          62 60 54   53 64 64 57   55 64 63 49   44 56 53 44   42 55 54
DEWPT         46 51 53   53 59 59 57   55 56 48 41   38 37 37 38   38 45 45
MIN/MAX RH       56     100    76     100    58      79    48      89    64
RH            56 71 95  100 82 81100  100 75 58 74   78 50 54 80   89 69 70
PWIND DIR        NE       E    SE      SE     N       N    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10      30    50      50    40      20    10      20    20
RAIN                                                                   S  S
RAIN SHWRS          SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS       IS   IS
TSTMS                             IS   IS

$$

TXZ247-281100-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
306 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

DATE           01/27/15      WED 01/28/15            THU 01/29/15            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      51          71          57          67          51
TEMP          70 65 58 55 53 51 57 66 70 66 61 60 58 58 60 66 66 62 59 56 53 52
DEWPT         47 46 50 50 51 49 52 53 54 57 58 57 57 58 57 58 58 57 55 53 52 50
MAX/MIN RH                   94          58         100          74          96
RH            44 51 75 82 94 92 85 63 58 74 88 92 96 98 90 77 74 84 87 91 95 95
WIND DIR      SW SW  S  S  S SW  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  E  E NE  N NE
WIND SPD       4  4  4  5  3  3  4  6  8  8  5  6  4  4  3  2  3  4  4  4  8 12
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     18 17 20 15 17 12 17 16 22 22 36 31 43 44 35 33 39 42 51 59 69 87
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                                          PF PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     3     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     3
MIXING HGT            600   200   900  1100   600   800  1800  2200  2100  1500
T WIND DIR              W    SW    SW     S     S     S     S     S     E     E
T WIND SPD              6     6    11    16    21    19    16     8     6     4


DATE           01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          60      54    65      56    64      46    54      47    58
TEMP          60 57 55   55 63 61 58   57 63 59 51   47 54 51 49   48 56 54
DEWPT         50 52 55   55 59 58 57   57 57 52 43   41 41 42 43   44 47 47
MIN/MAX RH       70     100    83      98    76      80    60      87    69
RH            70 83 99  100 86 90 96   98 83 77 74   80 60 72 80   87 71 77
PWIND DIR        NE       E    SE      SE    NW       N    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10      20    30      50    50      20    20      20    20
RAIN                                                                   S  S
RAIN SHWRS          IS   IS SC SC SC   SC SC SC IS   IS IS IS IS   IS
TSTMS                             IS   IS

$$

TXZ234-281100-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
306 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

DATE           01/27/15      WED 01/28/15            THU 01/29/15            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      46          79          53          74          49
TEMP          78 68 56 52 48 46 54 71 78 70 61 58 55 54 61 70 73 67 57 53 51 50
DEWPT         44 43 46 45 45 42 47 49 50 52 53 54 52 53 57 59 57 57 53 51 48 45
MAX/MIN RH                   89          38          95          58          92
RH            30 40 68 75 87 88 78 46 38 53 74 86 90 94 86 68 58 69 89 91 91 84
WIND DIR       W  W  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  E  N  N  N
WIND SPD       5  3  2  3  2  2  3  6  9  8  5  5  4  4  4  3  3  2  2  5  9 10
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     19 18 20 15 17 12 17 14 18 21 33 35 47 49 39 35 49 50 55 63 78 82
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS                                           F  F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3
MIXING HGT           1200   100  2500  3500   700   700  2300  3900  3500  1400
T WIND DIR              W    SW    SW     S     S     S     S     S     E    NE
T WIND SPD              6     6    10    14    23    19    17     8     3     8


DATE           01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          62      50    66      54    66      42    56      41    57
TEMP          62 58 51   50 63 61 56   55 64 60 47   43 55 51 43   41 54 53
DEWPT         47 50 49   50 57 58 56   55 57 48 41   38 38 40 39   38 45 45
MIN/MAX RH       59      98    79     100    63      83    53      87    66
RH            60 73 93   98 82 88100  100 77 64 79   82 54 65 84   87 71 74
PWIND DIR        NE       E    SE      SE     N       N     N      NE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10      30    50      50    40      20    10      20    20
RAIN                                                                   S  S
RAIN SHWRS          SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC 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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