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FOUS54 KCRP 181022
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
422 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

TXZ245-182215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
422 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

DATE             THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      73          66          71          50          61
TEMP             65 66 70 72 71 69 68 67 67 67 69 68 61 56 54 50 50 53 59 61 55
DEWPT            64 66 67 67 66 66 66 65 65 65 65 62 58 52 49 48 47 48 48 47 49
MIN/MAX RH                   80          95          81          93          61
RH               98100 91 84 85 91 94 95 91 94 87 81 93 87 84 91 89 83 68 61 81
WIND DIR         SE  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S SW SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE
WIND SPD          4  4  6  8  5  8  9  9  8  8  9 10 12 13 12 12 11 10  9  8  6
CLOUDS           OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        95 91 87 91 95 96 97 96 95 95 94 76 55 48 41 42 42 40 37 35 33
POP 12HR                     50          40          80           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.31        0.18        0.37           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC  O  O SC
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC  O  O SC
LAL                     2     2     2     3     5     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2000  3000   800   800  2300  2300  1500  1500  1800  1900
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S    SW    NW     N     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             10    12    20    24    19    19    19    17    14    12


DATE               SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            49    63      53    67      57    68      49    65
TEMP          52   49 61 58 55   54 65 62 59   58 66 58 53   49 63 61
DEWPT         48   48 53 53 52   52 57 57 58   57 51 45 39   37 39 44
MAX/MIN RH        100    71     100    73     100    49      65    40
RH            88   96 75 83 88   96 77 84 95   97 58 61 60   64 41 54
PWIND DIR          NE    NE       E    SW       S    NW       N    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           10    20      10    10       5    10       5     5
RAIN SHWRS            IS IS

$$

TXZ231-182215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
422 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

DATE             THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      74          65          67          48          63
TEMP             64 66 70 73 70 68 66 65 66 65 66 66 63 55 52 48 48 51 59 62 58
DEWPT            59 62 64 64 64 65 66 65 62 60 58 55 52 49 47 46 45 47 47 45 46
MIN/MAX RH                   72         100          69          93          53
RH               82 89 83 75 81 93100 98 90 85 75 69 69 80 83 92 91 86 66 54 66
WIND DIR          E NE NE NE NE  E  E SE  S  E  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E
WIND SPD          2  2  2  4  5  5  4  2  2  6 10 10  9 10  6  6  5  5  5  5  4
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        95 93 92 93 95 96 97 96 95 86 77 45 44 38 33 35 38 38 37 35 33
POP 12HR                     50          80          70           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.16        0.89        0.38           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC NM NM  O  O NM NM IS
TSTMS                        NM NM  O  O NM NM IS
OBVIS             F  F
LAL                     1     2     4     5     4     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           3200  4000  2000  1400  1500  1600  1500  1600  2300  2800
T WIND DIR             SE     E    SE    SW    NW     N     N    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              4     8    13    14    14    18    19    14    11     9


DATE               SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            47    64      49    70      53    69      44    68
TEMP          50   47 59 59 52   49 65 65 56   53 64 61 48   44 61 62
DEWPT         45   46 51 50 49   49 56 55 55   53 45 39 35   35 34 39
MAX/MIN RH         98    62     100    59     100    36      71    32
RH            83   95 75 70 89   99 74 69 96   98 49 44 61   71 36 42
PWIND DIR          NE     E      SE     S       S    NW      NW     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           10    10      10    10       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ247-182215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
422 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

DATE             THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      72          67          71          52          61
TEMP             66 67 70 71 70 69 68 68 68 68 69 68 59 56 55 52 52 54 59 61 55
DEWPT            64 66 66 66 66 66 66 65 65 66 66 63 59 53 50 49 49 48 49 47 50
MIN/MAX RH                   81          93          84         100          60
RH               95 97 89 83 85 90 92 92 90 94 89 84100 89 84 88 89 81 69 60 83
WIND DIR         SE  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE
WIND SPD          5  5  5  6  6  9 11 10  9  9 10 11 13 14 13 13 12 11  9  9  8
CLOUDS           OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        95 91 87 91 95 96 97 96 95 95 94 75 56 48 40 41 42 40 39 37 35
POP 12HR                     50          30          70          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.26        0.14        0.28           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM SC
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC NM NM SC
LAL                     2     2     2     3     4     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT            500  1100   600   600  1500  1400  1500  1700  1700  2300
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S    SW    NW     N     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             13    16    21    24    21    21    19    17    14    12


DATE               SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            51    63      56    67      59    68      52    65
TEMP          53   51 61 59 57   56 64 62 61   60 66 58 54   52 63 62
DEWPT         50   51 54 54 53   55 57 57 59   58 52 46 41   40 40 45
MAX/MIN RH        100    71      96    73      98    51      66    42
RH            90   98 78 82 87   94 78 84 94   95 60 64 61   63 43 54
PWIND DIR          NE    NE       E    SW       S    NW       N    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           10    20      10    10       5    10       5     5
RAIN SHWRS            IS IS

$$

TXZ234-182215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
422 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

DATE             THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      73          64          68          48          62
TEMP             62 64 69 72 69 67 66 65 65 64 66 65 60 54 51 48 48 52 60 62 56
DEWPT            62 62 64 65 64 65 66 65 63 62 61 57 53 50 48 46 45 47 48 46 47
MIN/MAX RH                   75         100          75          94          57
RH               97 93 84 78 83 94100100 92 94 84 75 77 86 90 93 89 82 64 57 73
WIND DIR          E  S  S  S  E  E SE SE  S  E  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE
WIND SPD          2  2  2  3  3  4  5  4  3  4  8 10 11 11  9  9  9  8  6  6  5
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        95 93 92 93 95 96 97 96 95 95 94 96 52 49 45 44 43 38 33 31 29
POP 12HR                     60          80          90           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.31        0.73        0.57           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       NM NM NM NM NM NM  O  O  O  O SC
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS NM NM  O  O  O  O SC
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     2     2     4     5     5     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2400  2200  1100  1200  2900  2500  1700  1600  2200  2200
T WIND DIR             SE     E    SE     S     W     N     N     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              4     5    17    23    12    13    18    17    13    11


DATE               SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX            46    62      49    68      54    68      44    65
TEMP          48   46 60 57 50   49 65 63 56   54 66 58 47   44 62 59
DEWPT         44   45 51 50 48   49 56 56 55   53 48 41 35   34 36 38
MAX/MIN RH        100    67     100    65     100    43      68    36
RH            85   96 72 78 91  100 70 78 99   98 54 53 64   66 39 48
PWIND DIR          NE    NE       E    SW       S    NW      NW     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           10    20      10    10       5    10       5     5
RAIN SHWRS            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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