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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
911 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

TXZ245-021015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
911 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

DATE           05/01/16      MON 05/02/16            TUE 05/03/16            WED
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          78          64          78          62
TEMP                80 76 75 73 70 73 78 74 68 66 65 64 68 75 78 75 71 69 66 62
DEWPT               73 72 71 69 67 65 64 63 62 60 59 58 56 55 55 55 55 56 55 55
MAX/MIN RH                   90          62          82          46          77
RH                  81 89 88 88 89 76 62 68 81 82 81 81 66 51 46 50 59 64 70 76
WIND DIR             E NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD             9  8  9 11 13 14 13 11 12 13 13 13 12 11 10 10  9  9  8  8
CLOUDS              B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW CL
CLOUDS(%)           83 95 97 98 93 88 91 94 89 84 74 65 51 38 28 18 13  8  7  5
POP 12HR                     60          50          30           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.22        0.06           0           0
RAIN SHWRS          SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS               SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                           4     3     3     3     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        3     3     2     3     3     3     3     4     4
MIXING HGT                 1000  1600  3300  2800  1900  3500  3700  3100   200
T WIND DIR                   NE     N     N     N     N     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD                    4    16    25    20    21    25    18    14    13


DATE           05/04 THU 05/05/16 FRI 05/06/16 SAT 05/07/16 SUN 05/08/16
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            79      65      83      69      81      72      81      73      81
TEMP          78 76 69 65 82 79 72 69 81 78 73 72 80 78 74 74 80 79
DEWPT         53 57 59 58 57 60 64 63 64 64 66 66 66 66 67 68 67 67
MIN/MAX RH         42      80      43      83      57      82      62      82      64
RH            43 51 70 78 43 53 76 81 57 63 79 82 62 69 77 82 65 68
PWIND DIR          NE      SW       W       S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       5      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                                    IS IS
TSTMS                                                         IS IS

$$

TXZ231-021015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
911 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

DATE           05/01/16      MON 05/02/16            TUE 05/03/16            WED
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                      68          77          61          79          56
TEMP                76 74 72 71 67 69 75 74 66 63 63 61 66 74 79 77 66 62 59 57
DEWPT               68 66 64 62 60 58 58 58 57 55 54 53 51 50 51 51 51 52 51 51
MAX/MIN RH                   79          53          77          37          83
RH                  79 77 77 75 78 70 57 59 73 75 73 76 60 45 37 41 59 68 76 80
WIND DIR            NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  N
WIND SPD             9 10 11 12 13 13 11  9  8  8  8  9  9  9  9  8  5  4  4  4
CLOUDS              B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL
CLOUDS(%)           80 92 93 95 92 90 90 90 80 71 60 49 41 33 24 16 12  8  6  4
POP 12HR                     40          40          20           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.11        0.14        0.04           0           0
RAIN SHWRS          IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS               IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
LAL                           3     3     3     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        2     2     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                 1600  2700  3700  2800  1500  4500  4700  3900   200
T WIND DIR                    N     N     N     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD                   12    20    24    12    16    18    16     9     8


DATE           05/04 THU 05/05/16 FRI 05/06/16 SAT 05/07/16 SUN 05/08/16
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            84      58      88      61      88      66      87      70      87
TEMP          79 80 63 60 84 84 66 62 86 82 69 67 86 81 72 71 85 82
DEWPT         50 52 54 54 52 53 57 56 56 58 63 63 63 64 66 66 65 66
MIN/MAX RH         32      85      29      84      35      92      45      90      49
RH            37 37 72 81 34 35 73 81 37 44 81 89 46 56 80 87 51 57
PWIND DIR          NE       S      SW      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       5       5      20
RAIN SHWRS                                                    IS IS
TSTMS                                                         IS IS

$$

TXZ247-021015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
911 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

DATE           05/01/16      MON 05/02/16            TUE 05/03/16            WED
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          79          66          78          65
TEMP                79 77 75 73 73 74 78 75 70 68 67 66 70 75 78 76 74 73 69 66
DEWPT               74 73 72 70 69 67 65 64 63 62 61 59 58 57 56 56 57 57 57 56
MAX/MIN RH                   93          62          83          47          73
RH                  87 90 91 91 88 80 65 70 80 81 82 79 66 54 47 50 56 58 67 72
WIND DIR             E NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE
WIND SPD            10  9 10 11 13 14 13 11 13 14 16 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 10  9
CLOUDS              B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW CL
CLOUDS(%)           83 96 97 98 93 89 92 96 91 85 79 72 56 39 29 19 15 10  8  5
POP 12HR                     60          60          30           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.24        0.02           0           0
RAIN SHWRS          SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC
TSTMS               SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC
LAL                           4     4     3     3     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        3     3     2     3     3     3     3     4     5
MIXING HGT                 1300  1600  3300  3000  2200  3000  3700  3400  1600
T WIND DIR                   NE     N     N     N     N     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD                    4    14    25    24    23    26    19    17    17


DATE           05/04 THU 05/05/16 FRI 05/06/16 SAT 05/07/16 SUN 05/08/16
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            79      69      82      72      81      73      80      75      80
TEMP          77 77 73 69 80 79 75 72 80 79 75 74 80 78 76 75 80 79
DEWPT         54 57 61 60 58 61 65 65 65 65 66 67 66 67 67 69 68 68
MIN/MAX RH         44      76      45      79      59      79      64      80      66
RH            46 51 65 74 47 54 72 79 61 63 77 78 64 69 74 80 67 71
PWIND DIR          NE       S      SW       S       S      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       5      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                                    IS IS
TSTMS                                                         IS IS

$$

TXZ234-021015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
911 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

DATE           05/01/16      MON 05/02/16            TUE 05/03/16            WED
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                      67          77          60          77          56
TEMP                77 73 71 69 67 73 77 73 66 62 62 60 67 75 77 74 66 63 59 57
DEWPT               71 69 67 65 63 61 61 60 58 56 55 54 53 52 53 53 52 51 51 51
MAX/MIN RH                   88          56          82          42          81
RH                  82 87 86 87 86 67 57 64 78 81 76 80 60 45 42 48 61 66 74 79
WIND DIR            NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD             8  8  9 11 13 13 12 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  9  8  5  5  4
CLOUDS              B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL
CLOUDS(%)           85 94 96 97 91 85 87 88 86 84 66 48 39 31 20  9  8  7  5  3
POP 12HR                     60          50          30           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.12        0.17        0.08           0           0
RAIN SHWRS          SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS               SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                           4     3     3     3     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        3     3     3     3     3     3     4     5     5
MIXING HGT                  700  1600  4100  2900  1300  3700  3700  2700   100
T WIND DIR                    N     N     N     N     N     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD                    9    19    25    18    18    20    16    10     9


DATE           05/04 THU 05/05/16 FRI 05/06/16 SAT 05/07/16 SUN 05/08/16
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            81      59      85      62      84      67      83      69      82
TEMP          79 78 64 60 82 80 66 63 82 80 69 68 82 79 71 70 82 79
DEWPT         52 55 55 54 54 57 60 59 62 62 64 64 64 65 65 66 66 66
MIN/MAX RH         38      84      36      90      48      91      53      90      59
RH            39 46 73 81 38 45 81 87 50 55 85 88 54 62 81 88 60 65
PWIND DIR           N       W      NW      SE       S      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       5       5      20
RAIN SHWRS                                                    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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