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FOUS54 KCRP 262043
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
343 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

TXZ245-271015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
343 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

DATE           03/26/15      FRI 03/27/15            SAT 03/28/15            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                      49          74          54          76          62
TEMP          70 62 57 53 51 50 58 70 74 70 64 61 59 54 64 74 76 71 65 64 64 62
DEWPT         53 52 51 48 45 44 46 41 43 50 52 53 54 53 53 54 56 59 60 61 60 61
MAX/MIN RH                   82          32          83          49          96
RH            57 71 80 81 77 79 65 34 34 50 66 76 82 95 68 49 51 65 84 89 90 96
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      18 13  9 10  8  5  5  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  9  8 10  8  9  6  9
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     63 62 48 33 19  5  3  0  0  0  0  0  3  5  8 10  9  8 12 15 19 22
POP 12HR                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     5     5     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1600  1300  5600  5900  3100  1300  3900  3900  1700   600
T WIND DIR              N     N    NW     W    SW    SW    SW     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             26    14     8     8     9    13    18    19    20    19


DATE           03/29 MON 03/30/15 TUE 03/31/15 WED 04/01/15 THU 04/02/15
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            76      65      76      65      75      65      76      66      78
TEMP          75 72 67 65 75 72 67 65 75 72 66 65 75 73 67 66 77 74
DEWPT         63 63 63 64 65 65 64 64 66 65 64 63 67 66 65 65 68 68
MIN/MAX RH         67      96      72      95      73      97      74      97      73
RH            68 75 89 96 73 80 90 94 75 80 93 96 76 81 92 96 75 81
PWIND DIR           S       S      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5      10      10      40      30      10       5       5
RAIN SHWRS                            SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                 SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ231-271015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
343 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

DATE           03/26/15      FRI 03/27/15            SAT 03/28/15            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                      46          77          49          82          56
TEMP          71 64 56 51 49 47 57 71 76 73 65 56 53 49 57 77 82 77 64 60 57 56
DEWPT         52 50 49 47 45 42 46 40 42 39 43 46 46 44 44 47 49 52 55 57 56 56
MAX/MIN RH                   87          29          78          33         100
RH            51 61 77 86 86 81 68 32 30 30 45 69 77 84 63 34 32 42 73 90 97100
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N NW NW  W  W  W  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD      16 11  5  5  4  4  4  6  6  4  4  5  5  4  5  9  8  6  6  8  5  6
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     59 58 44 30 18  5  3  0  0  0  0  0  3  5  7 10  9  8 12 17 19 20
POP 12HR                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS
TSTMS         SC IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           2200  1000  6000  6400  5600  1600  5400  5900  3300   300
T WIND DIR              N     N    NW     W    SW     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             20     9     6     8    10    12    17    19    19    20


DATE           03/29 MON 03/30/15 TUE 03/31/15 WED 04/01/15 THU 04/02/15
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      62      78      63      78      63      83      64      85
TEMP          78 78 65 62 76 75 65 63 76 75 65 63 80 80 67 64 82 82
DEWPT         60 61 61 62 64 64 63 63 65 63 63 63 66 64 64 63 67 68
MIN/MAX RH         50      99      63     100      63     100      55      97      56
RH            55 57 88 99 67 68 92100 70 67 94100 61 59 90 97 60 63
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       5      10      20      30      20      10       5       5
RAIN SHWRS                      IS IS SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                           IS IS SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ247-271015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
343 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

DATE           03/26/15      FRI 03/27/15            SAT 03/28/15            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                      52          72          57          75          64
TEMP          69 62 59 55 54 53 59 69 72 68 65 64 63 57 64 72 75 70 66 66 65 64
DEWPT         53 52 51 49 45 45 46 42 44 51 53 54 56 55 56 57 59 61 62 62 62 62
MAX/MIN RH                   79          36          82          58          91
RH            57 70 77 78 71 75 62 37 38 54 65 70 77 93 76 59 58 72 86 88 88 91
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      19 16 11 12 11  8  5  3  5  6  8  8  8  8  6  9  8 10 10 10  9 10
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     65 64 49 34 19  5  3  0  0  0  0  0  3  5  8 11  9  8 12 15 19 22
POP 12HR                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     5     5     5     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1600  1700  5000  5300  2800  1700  2700  2900  1200   600
T WIND DIR              N     N    NW     W    SW    SW    SW     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             28    18     9     6     9    14    17    19    24    24


DATE           03/29 MON 03/30/15 TUE 03/31/15 WED 04/01/15 THU 04/02/15
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            74      66      74      66      74      66      74      67      75
TEMP          72 71 68 66 72 71 67 66 72 70 67 66 73 71 68 67 74 72
DEWPT         63 63 64 64 65 65 64 64 66 65 64 64 66 66 65 65 67 67
MIN/MAX RH         69      93      75      93      76      94      77      95      76
RH            72 77 87 93 78 82 89 93 79 83 92 94 81 84 91 95 80 83
PWIND DIR           S       S      SE      SE      SE       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR            5       5      10      10      30      20      10       5       5
RAIN SHWRS                            SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                                 SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ234-271015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
343 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

DATE           03/26/15      FRI 03/27/15            SAT 03/28/15            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                      46          77          49          78          57
TEMP          69 61 56 50 48 46 57 72 76 72 62 56 54 49 60 74 78 73 63 60 59 57
DEWPT         53 51 50 46 44 42 46 45 46 51 50 50 49 48 48 50 51 52 54 56 57 57
MAX/MIN RH                   86          34          84          39         100
RH            56 71 80 86 85 84 68 38 35 47 65 78 84 94 63 44 40 47 73 87 91100
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N NW NW NW  W  W SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      18 12  6  6  5  4  4  6  8  5  5  5  5  4  6  9  8  8  5  5  3  5
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     59 58 46 33 19  5  3  0  0  0  0  0  3  5  7 10  9  8 12 16 19 23
POP 12HR                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS
TSTMS         SC IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     5     5     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1600   900  5100  5700  3200  1100  4600  5100  3100   500
T WIND DIR              N     N    NW     W    SW    SW    SW     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             25    12     6     9    10    12    17    19    19    18


DATE           03/29 MON 03/30/15 TUE 03/31/15 WED 04/01/15 THU 04/02/15
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      62      79      63      78      63      80      64      81
TEMP          76 75 65 62 76 75 65 63 76 74 65 63 77 76 66 64 79 77
DEWPT         62 62 62 62 65 64 63 63 65 64 63 63 66 66 64 64 68 67
MIN/MAX RH         56     100      63      99      63     100      64     100      64
RH            62 64 91100 68 70 93 98 70 69 95100 69 72 93 99 69 71
PWIND DIR           S       S       S      SE      SE       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5      10      10      40      30      10       5       5
RAIN SHWRS                            SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                 SC SC 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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