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FOUS54 KCRP 271955
PFWCRP

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
255 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

TXZ245-281015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
255 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

DATE           05/27/15      THU 05/28/15            FRI 05/29/15            SAT
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                      78          85          77          87          78
TEMP          86 82 80 80 79 78 83 85 84 81 79 79 78 77 83 86 87 84 80 79 78 78
DEWPT         75 75 76 75 76 76 76 76 75 74 74 74 75 74 74 73 74 73 73 73 73 74
MAX/MIN RH                   95          73          92          64          88
RH            71 80 86 86 92 93 80 76 73 80 86 85 92 90 76 65 65 70 79 82 84 88
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      14 14 10 10  8  9  9 11 13 14 10 11 11  6 10 11 12 10 10 10  9  6
HEAT INDEX    95 89 83          90 94 92 86             89 93 95 91 85
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     30 32 46 53 70 59 66 54 53 45 55 52 69 61 66 53 60 50 62 59 62 66
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03        0.03        0.05        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                        IS IS IS IS       IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     2     3     3     2     2
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     5     5     4     3     5     5
MIXING HGT           2000  2300  3900  3700  2400  2500  3700  3500  2500  2500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             20    19    17    18    23    21    17    19    18    14


DATE           05/30 SUN 05/31/15 MON 06/01/15 TUE 06/02/15 WED 06/03/15
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            85      74      85      73      85      74      85      75      85
TEMP          85 82 76 74 84 82 75 73 84 82 76 74 85 83 77 75 85 83
DEWPT         73 73 73 72 71 71 72 71 71 71 72 71 71 72 73 73 72 73
MIN/MAX RH         66      94      65      93      64      92      64      92      65
RH            69 74 92 94 67 70 89 93 65 70 90 92 64 71 87 92 65 71
PWIND DIR          SE       E      NE      SE       E       S      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           40      30      40      20      30      10      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-281015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
255 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

DATE           05/27/15      THU 05/28/15            FRI 05/29/15            SAT
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          90          74          88          74
TEMP          90 87 81 76 76 75 82 87 89 86 80 76 75 74 82 87 88 84 78 76 75 74
DEWPT         75 74 75 76 76 75 76 75 74 73 74 74 75 74 76 72 72 73 72 73 73 72
MAX/MIN RH                  100          60         100          60          97
RH            60 65 81 98100100 85 66 62 67 83 95100 97 81 62 61 69 83 90 95 94
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      13 12  9  8  6  6  9 10 13 12 10  9  5  4  6 12 13 11  8  6  8  4
HEAT INDEX   101 95 87          89 96 98 93             89 94 95 90
CLOUDS        SC FW SC B1 B2 B1 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)     33 22 41 53 80 66 77 54 50 36 67 61 89 85 76 74 68 42 55 57 73 61
POP 12HR                     10          20          30          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.05        0.19        0.01
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS       SC
TSTMS                        IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS       SC
LAL                     1     1     2     2     2     3     3     3     2     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           2500  1900  5400  5000  2900  2000  4800  4500  2800  2200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             23    19    17    20    25    20    17    21    14     9


DATE           05/30 SUN 05/31/15 MON 06/01/15 TUE 06/02/15 WED 06/03/15
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            88      70      85      70      86      69      88      71      88
TEMP          87 83 73 70 84 82 73 70 86 82 73 69 87 84 74 71 87 84
DEWPT         71 72 71 70 70 70 70 70 71 69 70 69 69 70 71 71 70 71
MIN/MAX RH         56     100      60      99      59     100      54      99      56
RH            60 70 93100 63 67 92 99 61 65 93100 55 65 90 99 57 65
PWIND DIR          SE       E      NE       E       E      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           40      30      50      30      30       5      20      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ247-281015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
255 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

DATE           05/27/15      THU 05/28/15            FRI 05/29/15            SAT
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                      79          84          78          87          80
TEMP          84 81 80 80 80 79 82 83 83 80 79 79 79 78 84 87 87 85 82 81 80 80
DEWPT         76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 76 74 74 73 74 74 74 74 74 74
MAX/MIN RH                   92          76          90          64          84
RH            77 84 87 86 90 92 84 81 77 84 86 86 90 88 73 65 65 69 77 79 81 84
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      14 16 13 12 11 10 10 11 13 14 12 14 13 10 11 11 12 11 12 12 11  8
HEAT INDEX    94 88 86 86       89 91 91 86             91 94 96 93 88 86 85
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     29 34 47 54 69 56 64 52 54 46 54 50 68 58 67 54 61 48 61 59 62 64
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.03        0.03        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                                          IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     3     3     2     2
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     3     5     5
MIXING HGT           2000  2300  3000  2900  2400  2600  3100  3000  2600  2500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             20    19    17    18    24    23    18    19    21    18


DATE           05/30 SUN 05/31/15 MON 06/01/15 TUE 06/02/15 WED 06/03/15
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            85      76      84      75      84      76      85      77      84
TEMP          85 83 78 76 84 82 77 75 84 82 78 76 85 83 79 77 84 83
DEWPT         73 73 73 72 71 71 72 72 71 71 73 72 72 72 73 73 72 73
MIN/MAX RH         67      88      66      88      65      87      65      86      68
RH            69 73 87 88 67 70 84 88 66 70 84 87 65 70 82 86 68 73
PWIND DIR          SE       E       E      SE       E       S      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           40      30      40      20      30      10      10      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC                   IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC                   IS IS

$$

TXZ234-281015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
255 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

DATE           05/27/15      THU 05/28/15            FRI 05/29/15            SAT
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                      74          87          74          87          75
TEMP          89 85 79 76 74 74 82 85 87 83 79 76 74 74 81 86 87 83 78 77 75 75
DEWPT         73 74 74 74 74 74 76 75 74 73 74 74 74 73 74 74 74 73 72 72 72 73
MAX/MIN RH                  100          64          99          66          93
RH            59 69 85 96100100 80 72 64 72 85 94 99 97 80 67 66 71 82 86 88 93
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      12 11  6  6  5  6  9 10 11 11  8  8  5  3  9 12 12 10  4  4  6  4
HEAT INDEX    98 92             90 93 95 90             87 93 95 89
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     31 27 37 56 72 63 70 61 56 47 55 57 74 73 70 61 60 54 63 60 65 69
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05        0.03        0.13        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC
TSTMS                        IS IS IS IS       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     2     3     3     3     2
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     5     5     4     4     5     5
MIXING HGT           2500  2300  5000  4600  2800  2500  4400  4100  2300  2200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             20    17    16    18    21    18    17    20    12     8


DATE           05/30 SUN 05/31/15 MON 06/01/15 TUE 06/02/15 WED 06/03/15
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            86      71      85      70      86      70      86      72      86
TEMP          85 82 73 71 84 81 73 70 85 82 73 70 86 83 75 72 86 83
DEWPT         74 72 72 70 72 71 71 70 72 71 71 70 71 72 72 72 71 72
MIN/MAX RH         63      99      66      98      62      99      60      99      62
RH            70 74 94 99 69 72 94 98 65 68 93 99 61 69 92 99 63 69
PWIND DIR          SE       E      NE      SE      NE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           40      30      50      30      30      10      30      10      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC       SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       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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