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FOUS54 KCRP 230837
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
337 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

TXZ245-232215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
337 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

DATE             SAT 08/23/14            SUN 08/24/14            MON 08/25/14
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                      90          81          90          81          90
TEMP          82 81 86 89 90 87 84 83 82 81 86 89 90 87 85 83 83 81 85 89 90 86
DEWPT         77 76 75 74 74 75 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 77 77 77 77 73 74 75
MIN/MAX RH                   61          87          64          86          59
RH            84 86 71 62 61 67 76 81 85 87 73 65 64 72 78 81 83 86 76 61 61 70
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S SW  W SW SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD       6  4  8 10 11 12 11  8  3  1  3  8 10 11  9  6  5  1  1  5  9  9
HEAT INDEX    90 86 94 98 99 96 92 91 89 87 95100101 97 94 92 90 88 96 98 99 95
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     35 38 36 33 30 27 28 30 36 42 38 35 27 18 22 18 24 30 42 22 25 16
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     5     4     5     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           3400  3200  2100  1400  3800  3600  1800  1300  6500  5900
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             10    14    18    13     6    14    17    10     3     9


DATE          TUE 08/26/14 WED 08/27/14 THU 08/28/14 FRI 08/29/14
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            81      90      80      91      81      91      82      91
TEMP          83 81 90 86 83 80 90 87 83 81 90 87 84 82 90 87
DEWPT         76 75 73 75 76 75 75 76 76 75 75 75 76 75 75 76
MAX/MIN RH         89      59      85      62      84      62      81      62
RH            81 85 60 68 80 85 63 70 80 84 63 69 79 81 63 69
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       S       E       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20      20      20      20      20      20      20      20
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

$$

TXZ231-232215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
337 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

DATE             SAT 08/23/14            SUN 08/24/14            MON 08/25/14
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                     100          77         100          75         100
TEMP          78 76 89 99100 94 85 82 79 77 90 99100 94 84 79 77 75 86 97100 94
DEWPT         75 74 71 69 67 68 71 74 75 75 72 69 68 68 71 75 75 75 75 69 68 67
MIN/MAX RH                   35          92          36          98          35
RH            88 96 55 38 35 43 62 77 88 92 56 39 36 44 67 85 94 98 69 41 35 41
WIND DIR       S SE  S  S SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD       4  4  6 10 12 13 11  8  5  4  5  8 10 13 10  5  4  2  4  4  8 12
HEAT INDEX          96105105 98 90 88       97106106 98 89          95102106 98
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     28 33 31 30 32 34 32 30 39 48 39 30 23 16 23 17 31 44 41 35 32 47
POP 12HR                      5           5          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS         PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           4900  4800  4100  1800  5300  5800  4000  1700  8300 10700
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             14    17    24    17    11    14    20    14    10    11


DATE          TUE 08/26/14 WED 08/27/14 THU 08/28/14 FRI 08/29/14
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            75     100      75     100      76      99      77      99
TEMP          79 75 96 94 80 75 96 94 81 76 96 94 81 77 96 94
DEWPT         74 73 66 66 72 73 68 68 74 75 70 68 74 74 69 69
MAX/MIN RH         93      32      93      36      95      37      93      37
RH            83 93 37 40 77 93 41 43 81 95 43 43 80 93 43 44
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       E      SE       E      SE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10      10      30      10      30      20      20
RAIN SHWRS                      IS SC       IS SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                           IS SC       IS SC IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ247-232215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
337 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

DATE             SAT 08/23/14            SUN 08/24/14            MON 08/25/14
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                      90          81          90          81          90
TEMP          83 82 87 90 90 88 84 83 82 81 86 89 90 86 84 84 83 81 86 89 89 86
DEWPT         77 76 76 75 75 76 76 76 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 74 75 76
MIN/MAX RH                   62          88          66          87          60
RH            83 83 70 62 62 68 76 80 85 88 75 67 66 76 79 81 83 87 74 62 64 73
WIND DIR       S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD       9  6  8  9 11 13 12 10  5  3  4  6  9 11 11  9  8  2  1  5  8  8
HEAT INDEX    92 89 97101102 99 94 92 90 89 97102102 97 94 93 92 89 97 98100 96
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     33 34 35 36 35 33 33 32 35 39 40 40 32 25 22 19 24 17 30 21 25 17
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     5     4     5     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           3100  3000  2200  1700  3400  3300  1600  1900  3500  2900
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD             10    13    18    13     6    13    17    10     3     9


DATE          TUE 08/26/14 WED 08/27/14 THU 08/28/14 FRI 08/29/14
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            80      90      80      90      81      89      82      89
TEMP          83 80 89 86 83 80 89 86 84 81 88 86 84 82 89 86
DEWPT         76 76 74 75 76 75 75 76 76 76 75 75 76 75 75 76
MAX/MIN RH         89      60      84      63      83      64      81      63
RH            79 86 61 70 78 84 64 71 78 83 65 71 77 81 65 71
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       S       E       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      20      20      20      20      20      20      20
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

$$

TXZ234-232215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
337 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

DATE             SAT 08/23/14            SUN 08/24/14            MON 08/25/14
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                      99          76          99          76         100
TEMP          80 77 89 98 99 93 84 81 78 76 89 98 99 90 82 79 78 76 88 96 99 92
DEWPT         76 75 72 71 69 69 73 76 76 74 73 71 71 71 73 76 76 75 75 70 71 71
MIN/MAX RH                   38          95          40          96          39
RH            87 93 58 42 38 47 68 84 93 95 59 42 40 54 77 90 92 96 67 43 42 51
WIND DIR       E SE SE  S SE SE  S  S  E NE  E SE SE SE SE  S  S NW SW  S SE SE
WIND SPD       1  2  4  6 10 11  8  2  1  2  3  5  8 11  6  3  2  2  0  3  5  9
HEAT INDEX    86    97106106 98 90 87       97106108 97 87          98103107 98
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     34 37 35 34 27 21 25 30 39 46 39 32 24 15 23 18 36 31 37 35 33 16
POP 12HR                     10           5          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS         PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           4500  4400  3500  1000  4500  4400  3400  1200  7600  9800
T WIND DIR              S    SE     S     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T WIND SPD              9    14    18    13     6    13    16    10     4     8


DATE          TUE 08/26/14 WED 08/27/14 THU 08/28/14 FRI 08/29/14
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            76     100      76      99      77      99      77      98
TEMP          79 76 96 91 79 76 95 91 79 77 95 91 80 77 94 91
DEWPT         75 76 69 70 74 74 73 73 75 74 74 72 75 74 74 73
MAX/MIN RH        100      37      95      44      93      45      92      46
RH            88100 42 49 86 95 50 56 85 93 51 54 84 92 52 56
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      NE       E       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      20      10      30      20      30      20      20
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS       IS SC    IS IS SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS       IS SC    IS IS SC 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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