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FOUS54 KCRP 282015
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
315 PM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

TXZ245-291000-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
315 PM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

DATE           07/28/14      TUE 07/29/14            WED 07/30/14            THU
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                      80          93          80          89          82
TEMP          91 88 84 82 81 80 86 91 93 88 85 83 81 80 83 87 89 88 85 84 82 82
DEWPT         76 75 77 77 77 76 75 74 74 75 76 75 75 75 74 73 74 75 76 77 77 76
MAX/MIN RH                   88          53          85          62          85
RH            61 66 80 85 87 87 70 57 54 65 73 80 84 85 74 64 62 67 75 81 84 85
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       9 12  5  8  2  1  5  4 10 11  8  9  6  5  8 10 11 12 12 11  9  9
HEAT INDEX   103 98 93 90 88 82 95101104 97 95 90 87 82 89 94 98 98 95 93 90 89
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     19 17 20 20 22 22 22 19 21 15 20 29 32 34 29 28 28 28 33 41 40 45
POP 12HR                     10           5          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     5     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1600   700  5100  4600  2400  1200  2400  2900  2400  1300
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             12     9     6    12    13    12    16    21    20    16


DATE           07/31 FRI 08/01/14 SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14
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            88      81      88      81      86      80      87      76      88
TEMP          87 88 83 81 86 87 83 81 85 85 81 80 85 86 79 76 86 87
DEWPT         76 77 77 76 75 77 76 73 71 72 73 69 69 71 71 71 70 71
MIN/MAX RH         69      87      69      83      62      76      57      83      56
RH            71 72 85 86 70 73 82 79 63 65 76 71 58 60 76 82 60 60
PWIND DIR           S       S       S      SE      NE       S      NE       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10      20      20      30      20      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                     IS IS IS    SC SC IS    IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-291000-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
315 PM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

DATE           07/28/14      TUE 07/29/14            WED 07/30/14            THU
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                      75         100          73         100          76
TEMP         100 93 84 80 77 75 86 96100 96 84 79 76 73 82 94100 97 88 82 78 76
DEWPT         68 69 72 73 74 72 72 62 61 62 69 72 73 73 65 61 61 65 70 74 76 74
MAX/MIN RH                   91          28          97          28          97
RH            36 46 68 79 90 91 63 33 28 33 60 79 92 97 56 33 28 35 56 77 93 95
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S
WIND SPD       9 14  8  6  2  1  5  4  8 13  9  6  5  5  6  9 11 12 11  9  6  4
HEAT INDEX   106 99 89 84       92       98 87          84      100 92 89
CLOUDS        SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     26 21 20 20 20 25 24  9 11 11 14 17 20 17 19 16 17 17 25 36 42 50
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     6     6     6     5     5     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           4700   600  9200 10700  5100   900  5300  6400  4700  1200
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             16    12     9    13    17    11    12    20    19    11


DATE           07/31 FRI 08/01/14 SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14
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            99      76      97      76      94      74      92      75      94
TEMP          94 96 82 76 93 95 82 76 90 92 79 74 88 90 79 75 90 92
DEWPT         67 67 73 73 70 69 76 74 68 68 69 67 62 60 68 68 65 65
MIN/MAX RH         35      92      39      96      42      80      34      82      39
RH            42 39 74 91 48 43 84 92 49 46 70 79 41 37 69 81 45 42
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       E       E       E       E      NE      SE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            5      10      30      20      30      20      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                     SC SC IS    SC SC IS    IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-291000-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
315 PM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

DATE           07/28/14      TUE 07/29/14            WED 07/30/14            THU
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                      81          88          80          87          82
TEMP          89 87 84 82 81 81 85 88 88 86 84 82 81 80 82 85 87 86 84 83 83 82
DEWPT         77 76 77 77 77 76 76 75 76 76 77 76 76 75 75 75 75 76 77 77 77 77
MAX/MIN RH                   87          64          85          69          84
RH            68 70 81 85 87 87 74 65 67 71 78 82 85 85 77 70 69 72 78 82 84 84
WIND DIR      SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       9 11  6 10  6  3  5  4  9 12  9 11  9  8  9 11 12 13 13 12 11 10
HEAT INDEX   101 97 93 91 89 87 94100 99 96 94 89 88 85 89 94 96 96 95 93 91 90
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     20 16 19 19 22 23 22 17 18 15 21 32 38 33 31 30 31 28 33 42 39 42
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     5     5     5     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1400  1400  1800  2400  2200  1200  2100  2400  2100  1400
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD             13    10     8    12    14    14    17    23    24    20


DATE           07/31 FRI 08/01/14 SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14
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            86      81      86      81      84      80      86      78      87
TEMP          85 86 82 81 85 85 82 81 83 84 81 80 85 85 80 78 85 86
DEWPT         77 78 77 76 76 78 77 73 72 74 72 70 70 72 71 70 71 72
MIN/MAX RH         75      87      75      84      69      75      61      79      60
RH            76 77 86 86 76 78 83 78 69 71 75 72 62 64 76 79 63 62
PWIND DIR           S       S       S      SE      NE       S      NE       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10      20      20      30      20      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                     IS IS IS    SC SC IS    IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ234-291000-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
315 PM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

DATE           07/28/14      TUE 07/29/14            WED 07/30/14            THU
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                      75          99          75          97          77
TEMP          99 93 84 80 77 75 86 95 99 94 84 80 77 75 82 92 96 94 86 82 78 77
DEWPT         70 72 74 74 74 73 74 68 68 69 73 74 74 74 69 66 67 70 73 75 76 75
MAX/MIN RH                   94          37          98          39          96
RH            40 52 73 83 90 94 66 41 37 44 68 82 90 98 65 43 39 46 64 80 92 95
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SW  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       6 11  4  4  1  1  6  2  6 12  6  4  3  3  5  8 10 10  8  5  3  3
HEAT INDEX   107101 91 85       94100105 99 90          85 94100100 93 89
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     19 22 22 17 30 24 23 21 33 23 32 29 34 35 30 25 27 26 34 40 43 51
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     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           3200   400  9000  9900  4300   900  4100  5100  3900  1000
T WIND DIR              S     S     S    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             11     8     8    12    10     5    11    17    13     6
HEAT           Y  Y


DATE           07/31 FRI 08/01/14 SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14
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            96      76      95      76      92      74      90      73      92
TEMP          92 94 81 76 91 93 81 76 88 90 79 74 87 88 78 73 88 90
DEWPT         72 75 76 75 72 75 74 71 69 69 69 67 64 67 70 70 68 68
MIN/MAX RH         48      99      50      86      47      80      45      91      45
RH            53 54 86 98 54 57 81 84 53 50 72 79 48 50 78 91 51 49
PWIND DIR           S       S       N       E      NE      NW      NE       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           10      10      30      20      30      20      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                SC SC IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS                     SC SC IS    SC SC IS    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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