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FOUS54 KCRP 051500 AAA
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1000 AM CDT SAT SEP 5 2015

TXZ245-052215-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
1000 AM CDT SAT SEP 5 2015

DATE             SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15            MON 09/07/15
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                      91          79          91          78          90
TEMP                86 90 90 86 83 82 81 79 87 91 91 86 84 82 79 79 85 90 88 84
DEWPT               78 78 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 76 76 77 77 77 77 77 77 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   66          93          61          96          63
RH                  76 67 67 74 82 86 89 92 74 62 62 74 80 84 92 93 78 64 66 78
WIND DIR             S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD             8  9  9 10  9  8  5  4  5  6  9 11  9  6  4  4  4  8 11 11
HEAT INDEX          99105103 98 93 90 87    99103103 97 94 91       95102 99 92
CLOUDS              B1 SC SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC SC FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)           59 37 28 24 15 24 31 54 55 31 26 25 26 30 34 58 47 42 35 24
POP 12HR                     30          10          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0        0.01        0.04
RAIN SHWRS          SC IS IS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS                                     IS IS IS IS
LAL                           2     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                        4     4     4     5     5     4     4     3     3
MIXING HGT                 2300  1500   800  2900  2700  2100  1300  5100  4700
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   17    14    10    10    14    16    12     9    13


DATE          TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15 THU 09/10/15 FRI 09/11/15
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            78      90      77      90      78      88      78      90
TEMP          80 78 89 84 80 78 89 85 81 79 88 83 80 79 89 84
DEWPT         76 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 77 76 76 76 77 75 76 74
MAX/MIN RH         93      62      93      63      94      68      94      65
RH            87 90 63 76 86 90 64 74 87 91 69 80 90 90 66 74
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5      20       5      20      10      20      20      30
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS       IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                  IS       IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ231-052215-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
1000 AM CDT SAT SEP 5 2015

DATE             SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15            MON 09/07/15
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                      97          76          99          75          98
TEMP                86 94 97 91 82 79 77 76 86 95 99 93 85 80 77 77 86 96 98 93
DEWPT               77 73 72 72 75 76 77 75 75 71 69 70 76 76 76 75 76 69 68 70
MIN/MAX RH                   45         100          39         100          37
RH                  74 50 45 53 79 91 98 96 70 45 39 48 74 88 95 95 71 41 38 47
WIND DIR            SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD             8 10 12 13 11  6  4  3  6  6  9 12  9  5  4  3  4  6 10 12
HEAT INDEX          97104106 98 89          95102105100 94 86       97103104 99
CLOUDS              B1 SC SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)           58 37 35 21 13 24 35 53 59 30 23 18 15 18 18 36 39 29 27 28
POP 12HR                     20           5          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS          IS
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                        4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                 3900  3200   500  5500  5300  3900  1200  6400  6200
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   24    17     8    10    16    16    11    10    14


DATE          TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15 THU 09/10/15 FRI 09/11/15
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      96      74      97      75      97      75      96
TEMP          80 77 95 91 80 76 96 90 81 76 96 90 79 76 94 90
DEWPT         75 74 70 71 75 74 70 72 75 74 70 72 75 74 72 71
MAX/MIN RH         99      42     100      41     100      41     100      46
RH            85 92 44 53 84 93 43 55 81 94 43 57 87 95 49 53
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      20       5       5       5       5      20      30
RAIN SHWRS             IS                         IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                  IS                         IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ247-052215-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
1000 AM CDT SAT SEP 5 2015

DATE             SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15            MON 09/07/15
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          89          80          88
TEMP                88 89 90 87 84 84 82 81 86 89 89 86 85 83 81 80 84 88 87 84
DEWPT               78 79 78 78 77 78 78 77 78 77 77 78 78 78 78 77 77 77 77 77
MIN/MAX RH                   70          89          67          94          69
RH                  74 71 70 75 80 81 85 89 78 68 69 77 80 84 91 92 79 70 72 78
WIND DIR             S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD             9  9  9 11 11  9  6  6  5  6  9 12 11  8  6  5  4  8 11 12
HEAT INDEX         102105105100 95 95 92 88 98101102 98 96 94 88    94100 98 94
CLOUDS              SC SC SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)           47 37 28 24 17 23 30 51 56 33 26 28 31 32 33 55 52 44 36 24
POP 12HR                     30          10          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0        0.01        0.04
RAIN SHWRS          SC IS IS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS                                     IS IS IS IS
LAL                           2     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                        4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                 1900  1700  1100  2200  2100  2100  1800  3600  3400
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   18    18    13    11    16    16    13     9    13


DATE          TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15 THU 09/10/15 FRI 09/11/15
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      88      80      88      80      88      80      88
TEMP          82 81 88 84 82 80 88 85 83 81 88 84 81 81 88 84
DEWPT         77 76 75 76 76 76 76 76 77 77 77 77 77 76 77 75
MAX/MIN RH         88      67      87      67      89      71      90      69
RH            84 86 67 77 81 86 68 75 84 87 72 79 88 87 70 74
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5      20       5      20      10      20      20      30
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS       IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                  IS       IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ234-052215-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
1000 AM CDT SAT SEP 5 2015

DATE             SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15            MON 09/07/15
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                      93          76          96          75          95
TEMP                87 92 93 88 82 80 78 77 86 94 96 90 84 80 78 77 86 94 93 87
DEWPT               79 77 76 77 77 77 76 76 77 73 73 73 76 76 76 76 77 74 73 73
MIN/MAX RH                   58          98          47         100          50
RH                  78 62 58 68 83 92 93 96 73 51 48 58 77 87 94 96 75 52 53 65
WIND DIR            SE  S SE SE SE  S SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S SE  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD             4  8  9  8  5  4  3  3  4  5  9 11  6  4  3  2  4  6 11 10
HEAT INDEX         101106105100 90          97103106 98 92          97105102 94
CLOUDS              B1 B1 SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)           68 68 27 23 12 25 35 60 55 33 25 19 14 29 28 51 45 41 30 24
POP 12HR                     30           5          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0           0        0.06
RAIN SHWRS          SC IS IS                                     IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                  IS IS                                     IS IS IS IS
LAL                           2     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                        5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT                 2600  1900   400  5100  4800  2900  1200  6600  6100
T WIND DIR                   SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD                   16    11     6     8    13    14     9     6    13


DATE          TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15 THU 09/10/15 FRI 09/11/15
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            74      92      74      92      75      92      74      91
TEMP          78 76 92 85 77 76 92 87 79 76 91 84 77 76 90 85
DEWPT         76 75 73 74 75 75 73 74 76 75 75 75 76 74 74 74
MAX/MIN RH        100      53     100      54     100      58     100      58
RH            91 96 54 69 92 95 55 67 90 95 59 75 97 95 60 69
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      20       5      20      10      20      20      30
RAIN SHWRS             IS       IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                  IS       IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

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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