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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
311 PM CDT WED JUL 9 2014

TXZ245-101015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
311 PM CDT WED JUL 9 2014

DATE           07/09/14      THU 07/10/14            FRI 07/11/14            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          93          79          88          79
TEMP          87 84 82 81 80 80 86 92 92 87 83 80 79 79 84 87 88 85 82 80 79 79
DEWPT         73 76 76 75 75 75 74 73 72 71 72 73 74 74 73 73 73 74 74 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   88          52          85          63          90
RH            65 78 81 83 88 85 67 54 53 60 71 82 84 84 70 64 63 68 79 84 88 90
WIND DIR      SE  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD      11 11  9  8  6  6 10 12 11 10  9  8  6  5  6  8  9  9  9  6  4  3
HEAT INDEX    94 92 89 87    86 95101 99 93 88          91 95 96 93 88 86
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     37 50 54 59 61 62 62 61 58 56 60 65 66 67 58 49 43 38 37 37 45 54
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.09        0.01        0.01           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS       IS IS SC SC IS IS       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS             SC SC IS IS
LAL                     1     1     3     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     4     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           1400   900  3600  3800  2600  1100  3600  3400  2200  1700
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             14    10    12    16    12    11    12    16    14     8


DATE           07/12 SUN 07/13/14 MON 07/14/14 TUE 07/15/14 WED 07/16/14
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      79      89      79      89      79      88      79      89
TEMP          88 86 81 79 89 86 81 79 89 86 81 79 88 86 81 79 88 86
DEWPT         73 74 75 74 74 73 76 74 74 72 75 75 75 75 76 75 75 76
MIN/MAX RH         62      85      61      87      60      87      65      89      65
RH            63 68 83 85 62 66 85 86 63 64 82 87 67 70 85 89 65 73
PWIND DIR          SE       S      SE       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      10      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ231-101015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
311 PM CDT WED JUL 9 2014

DATE           07/09/14      THU 07/10/14            FRI 07/11/14            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          95          75          95          74
TEMP          96 91 84 78 75 76 85 93 95 91 84 77 75 75 88 94 95 90 81 78 76 74
DEWPT         65 68 70 72 73 73 71 68 66 65 67 70 71 72 69 67 64 64 68 73 74 73
MAX/MIN RH                   97          39          89          37          98
RH            37 48 63 80 95 91 64 44 39 43 57 77 88 89 54 41 37 42 64 83 94 98
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      11 12  9  6  3  3  8 11 12 11  9  5  4  3  6  9 12 12 10  5  4  3
HEAT INDEX    99 95 89          90 98 99 93 86          92 98 97    84
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     34 46 52 58 59 60 61 61 58 55 61 67 67 67 54 40 37 35 37 39 49 58
POP 12HR                     10          30          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.07           0        0.01           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS             IS IS SC SC                   IS IS
TSTMS         IS             IS IS SC SC                   IS IS
LAL                     1     1     2     3     1     1     1     2     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           3600   800  4700  5400  4300  1100  6400  6300  5200  1500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             17     9    14    17    16     6    12    21    16     8


DATE           07/12 SUN 07/13/14 MON 07/14/14 TUE 07/15/14 WED 07/16/14
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            95      74      96      75      96      75      97      75      97
TEMP          94 89 78 74 95 90 79 75 95 91 79 75 96 91 80 75 96 91
DEWPT         68 66 72 72 68 67 73 72 67 66 73 73 68 67 71 72 67 70
MIN/MAX RH         40      94      39      90      37      94      38      91      38
RH            44 46 83 94 42 46 81 90 40 44 80 94 40 46 76 91 38 49
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      10      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ247-101015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
311 PM CDT WED JUL 9 2014

DATE           07/09/14      THU 07/10/14            FRI 07/11/14            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                      81          89          80          86          80
TEMP          88 85 84 82 81 81 85 89 89 86 83 81 80 80 84 85 86 84 82 81 81 80
DEWPT         74 77 76 76 76 76 75 74 73 72 73 74 74 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   86          59          81          70          85
RH            64 77 79 81 85 84 72 61 59 64 72 80 81 80 73 70 70 73 78 81 83 85
WIND DIR      SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD      11 11 10  9  9  9 10 12 11 10  9  9  9  8  8  9  9  9  9  8  5  4
HEAT INDEX    97 96 93 90 87 88 93 98 96 92 89 86 85 85 91 93 94 92 89 87 86 86
CLOUDS        SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     37 54 58 62 64 66 66 65 65 64 66 68 66 64 57 51 46 40 39 37 46 54
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.10        0.01        0.01           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS       IS IS SC SC IS IS       IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS             SC SC IS IS
LAL                     1     1     3     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     6     5     5     4     4
MIXING HGT           1400  1100  2800  3000  2300  1300  2700  2600  2000  1800
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             17    13    13    16    13    14    14    17    16    10


DATE           07/12 SUN 07/13/14 MON 07/14/14 TUE 07/15/14 WED 07/16/14
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      80      87      80      86      80      86      80      86
TEMP          85 84 81 80 87 86 82 80 86 85 82 80 86 85 82 80 86 85
DEWPT         74 74 75 74 74 74 76 74 74 73 75 75 76 75 76 76 76 77
MIN/MAX RH         68      81      64      83      65      85      71      86      71
RH            68 72 80 81 65 68 83 83 68 67 80 85 72 73 84 86 71 78
PWIND DIR          SE       S      SE       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      10      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ234-101015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
311 PM CDT WED JUL 9 2014

DATE           07/09/14      THU 07/10/14            FRI 07/11/14            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          94          74          95          74
TEMP          91 86 82 78 75 77 85 93 92 87 80 76 74 74 87 94 94 89 81 78 76 74
DEWPT         70 72 72 73 73 73 72 71 70 69 70 72 72 72 70 69 68 68 71 74 75 74
MAX/MIN RH                   94          47          94          42         100
RH            51 62 74 85 93 88 66 50 48 55 71 87 93 94 58 44 42 50 71 87 96100
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SE  E SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S SE  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD      11 11  6  4  3  3  6 10 11 10  8  4  3  2  3  5  8  8  6  4  2  1
HEAT INDEX    97 92 87          91100 98 91 84          92 99 99 93 85
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     39 33 41 50 51 53 53 54 46 38 46 54 56 58 53 47 41 34 34 35 44 53
POP 12HR                     20          30          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.04           0        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS       IS IS SC SC SC SC             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS             SC SC SC SC                   IS IS
LAL                     1     1     3     3     1     1     1     2     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     6     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           2300   700  4000  4300  2900   700  4700  5300  4700  1500
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE
T WIND SPD              8     3    10    16     6     3     8    13    11     3


DATE           07/12 SUN 07/13/14 MON 07/14/14 TUE 07/15/14 WED 07/16/14
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            94      75      94      75      94      76      94      76      95
TEMP          93 89 79 75 93 89 79 75 93 89 79 76 94 89 80 76 94 90
DEWPT         72 70 74 73 71 70 74 73 72 69 74 74 73 70 74 74 71 72
MIN/MAX RH         47      93      47      92      45      94      48      93      47
RH            50 53 85 93 50 54 86 92 49 51 83 94 51 54 83 93 48 57
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR           10      10      10      10      10      10      10      10      10

$$

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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