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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
318 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

TXZ245-311030-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
318 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

DATE           10/30/14      FRI 10/31/14            SAT 11/01/14            SUN
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          79          53          73          54
TEMP          85 78 74 72 70 67 74 78 79 69 62 60 57 53 62 71 73 66 60 57 55 54
DEWPT         67 66 67 66 66 62 59 54 49 47 48 47 47 47 48 54 49 51 52 53 54 54
MAX/MIN RH                   87          32          80          42         100
RH            56 66 80 83 86 83 62 44 36 45 59 61 68 80 61 54 42 59 75 87 97100
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E NE  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE
WIND SPD       6  5  4  4  4  8 13 13 13 11 10 11 10 10 11 10  9  8  8  8  6  9
HEAT INDEX    87
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     38 36 35 35 45 56 43 30 23 15 15 14 17 20 10 15 18 21 28 33 42 61
POP 12HR                     20          10           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           1700  1100  4400  5500  3500  2800  2800  3200  3000  2600
T WIND DIR              E    NE     N     N    NE    NE    NE     E     E     E
T WIND SPD              8     9    23    23    19    19    19    16    13    13


DATE           11/02 MON 11/03/14 TUE 11/04/14 WED 11/05/14 THU 11/06/14
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            78      63      81      65      82      60      80      56      81
TEMP          75 72 65 63 79 74 67 65 80 73 64 60 78 70 60 56 79 73
DEWPT         60 62 63 63 65 67 67 65 68 68 64 59 66 64 59 56 62 63
MIN/MAX RH         58     100      62     100      64     100      65     100      55
RH            60 71 91100 64 78 99100 68 84100 97 69 82 97100 56 74
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S       S      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10      20      20      30      50      40      20      10
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                        IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ231-311030-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
318 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

DATE           10/30/14      FRI 10/31/14            SAT 11/01/14            SUN
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                      66          80          49          75          55
TEMP          86 81 74 70 67 66 72 79 80 71 60 55 50 49 60 73 75 68 61 59 56 55
DEWPT         65 67 66 66 66 64 62 56 47 40 45 42 41 41 42 48 44 50 51 53 55 54
MAX/MIN RH                  100          25          74          32          97
RH            49 63 78 88 97 92 71 46 32 33 56 61 71 74 50 41 32 53 68 81 96 96
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       3  4  4  2  3  6 11 11 11  6  5  6  6  6  9  8  6  5  6  6  6  5
HEAT INDEX    88 83
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     43 35 40 45 56 66 56 45 31 17 16 16 17 18 10 12 14 17 34 39 49 60
POP 12HR                     20          20           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                  PF PF
LAL                     2     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2100   500  4300  6700  4700  2200  2700  3000  2600   400
T WIND DIR              E    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E     E     E
T WIND SPD              5     6    19    18    10    11    14    11    12    11


DATE           11/02 MON 11/03/14 TUE 11/04/14 WED 11/05/14 THU 11/06/14
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      60      84      63      85      56      84      54      85
TEMP          78 73 64 60 82 76 67 63 83 74 62 56 81 72 59 54 82 75
DEWPT         56 60 61 60 64 66 66 63 65 65 62 56 62 59 55 54 59 58
MIN/MAX RH         45     100      53     100      51     100      46     100      41
RH            46 64 91100 55 71 96100 54 73100100 52 63 88100 46 57
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S       N      NW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10      20      20      40      50      30      20      10
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                        IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ247-311030-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
318 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

DATE           10/30/14      FRI 10/31/14            SAT 11/01/14            SUN
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          78          60          73          61
TEMP          81 76 75 74 73 72 75 77 78 68 65 64 62 60 65 72 73 69 65 64 62 61
DEWPT         68 66 68 67 66 64 61 57 51 49 51 50 50 50 51 55 51 54 53 56 57 58
MAX/MIN RH                   84          35          71          46          87
RH            64 70 80 79 78 76 63 50 39 49 59 60 65 71 59 56 46 58 65 76 82 87
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E NE  N  N NE  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE
WIND SPD       8  6  5  5  4  8 14 14 14 12 12 14 12 12 13 12 11  9 10 11 10 11
HEAT INDEX    84
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     40 37 36 34 45 55 46 38 27 16 15 14 19 23 14 15 20 25 29 35 43 63
POP 12HR                     20          10           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     5     5     4     4     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           1600  1500  3700  4900  3200  3000  3000  3400  3400  3800
T WIND DIR              E    NE     N     N    NE    NE    NE     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             10    10    24    25    23    24    23    19    18    18


DATE           11/02 MON 11/03/14 TUE 11/04/14 WED 11/05/14 THU 11/06/14
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            77      68      80      69      81      66      77      61      78
TEMP          75 74 70 68 79 76 71 69 80 75 68 66 76 71 64 61 76 74
DEWPT         61 63 64 66 66 67 67 67 68 68 66 61 66 66 63 61 60 64
MIN/MAX RH         60      92      64      93      66      92      69     100      57
RH            61 69 82 92 65 75 88 93 68 79 92 85 71 83 97100 58 71
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S       S      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15     15>     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10      20      20      20      40      40      20      10
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                        IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ234-311030-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
318 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

DATE           10/30/14      FRI 10/31/14            SAT 11/01/14            SUN
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                      61          79          48          73          48
TEMP          85 77 68 65 62 61 70 77 79 68 57 52 49 48 59 71 73 63 56 52 49 48
DEWPT         63 64 63 63 60 57 54 46 45 43 43 42 41 41 42 46 37 44 44 44 46 47
MAX/MIN RH                   99          28          82          27          96
RH            47 64 84 95 94 86 58 34 30 41 60 67 75 78 54 41 27 49 65 73 86 96
WIND DIR       E  E  E NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD       3  4  2  2  3  6 11 12 11  8  5  6  6  6  9  8  6  5  6  5  4  5
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     34 33 36 40 49 59 39 19 16 14 14 14 16 19  6  7 12 17 22 29 41 56
POP 12HR                     20          10           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS
OBVIS                  PF PF
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     5
MIXING HGT           1800   800  5700  6400  3700  1800  2300  2700  2300   200
T WIND DIR              E     N     N     N     N     N    NE     E     E     E
T WIND SPD              5     8    19    18    10    11    14    11    10     9


DATE           11/02 MON 11/03/14 TUE 11/04/14 WED 11/05/14 THU 11/06/14
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            78      57      84      60      85      55      83      53      84
TEMP          76 70 61 57 81 75 64 60 83 74 60 55 80 71 58 53 81 72
DEWPT         57 60 60 57 64 66 64 60 67 67 60 55 65 62 56 53 61 62
MIN/MAX RH         51     100      55     100      55     100      54     100      49
RH            52 70 97100 56 76100100 59 80100100 60 73 93100 51 71
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE       S      SW       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10      20      20      40      50      40      20      10
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                        IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC 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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