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FOUS54 KCRP 292025
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
325 PM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

TXZ245-301015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
325 PM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

DATE           05/29/16      MON 05/30/16            TUE 05/31/16            WED
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                      76          86          76          86          77
TEMP          84 83 79 78 77 76 82 85 86 83 79 78 77 77 82 85 85 83 79 79 78 78
DEWPT         74 74 74 74 73 73 74 72 73 72 72 72 72 72 73 72 74 72 72 74 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   90          65          87          64          94
RH            73 73 83 87 88 90 76 65 67 71 79 82 86 86 73 64 69 72 79 86 93 90
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE
WIND SPD      14 13  9  9  5  8  9 11 11 11 10 10  9  6  8 10 14 12  8  9  8  8
HEAT INDEX    91 90             87 91 92 88             88 91 93 88
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     41 40 47 53 65 68 62 58 41 46 45 67 68 77 57 42 42 64 60 38 72 79
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.05           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS                                     IS IS IS IS             SC
TSTMS         IS                                     IS IS IS IS             SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           1400  1800  3300  3100  1600  2200  2600  2500  1800   800
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             17    11    17    20    18    14    16    20    18    14


DATE           06/01 THU 06/02/16 FRI 06/03/16 SAT 06/04/16 SUN 06/05/16
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      77      85      71      82      69      83      69      85
TEMP          85 83 80 78 85 83 75 71 80 79 73 70 81 78 73 70 84 83
DEWPT         72 74 74 72 73 72 72 69 71 69 70 67 68 68 69 68 69 69
MIN/MAX RH         66      85      68      96      68      95      61      96      61
RH            66 74 82 84 68 70 90 96 74 72 90 93 65 70 87 94 61 62
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       S       N       N       N       N       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2
POP 12HR           30      50      60      60      60      40      40      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS SC NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC IS SC NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ231-301015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
325 PM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

DATE           05/29/16      MON 05/30/16            TUE 05/31/16            WED
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          90          72          90          73
TEMP          91 87 79 77 75 74 84 89 90 85 78 75 74 73 81 88 90 83 76 74 74 74
DEWPT         71 71 73 73 73 73 71 71 71 70 71 71 71 72 72 71 69 70 71 73 74 73
MAX/MIN RH                   96          53          98          51         100
RH            52 59 81 86 92 96 67 55 53 60 79 87 92 97 74 58 51 65 85 98 98 99
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD      16 12  8  6  5  5  9 10 11 11 10  8  5  4  8 10 14  9  8  6  4  6
HEAT INDEX    98 92             89 95 96 90             85 95 94 88
CLOUDS        B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC B2 B1 SC B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     53 49 62 65 66 75 75 62 62 61 69 79 77 81 45 48 43 81 66 40 72 79
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.05        0.33        0.01
RAIN SHWRS    IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS       SC
TSTMS         IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS       SC
LAL                     1     1     2     2     2     2     3     3     2     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     4     5     5     3     5     5
MIXING HGT           2800  1800  4800  6100  3000  1600  3200  3000  2100   200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             14    10    16    19    16     9    13    17    12    11


DATE           06/01 THU 06/02/16 FRI 06/03/16 SAT 06/04/16 SUN 06/05/16
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            89      72      87      70      84      65      86      67      88
TEMP          87 84 75 73 86 87 75 70 81 82 69 66 82 83 70 68 86 86
DEWPT         71 72 73 72 72 72 69 68 69 67 66 65 66 65 66 65 67 65
MIN/MAX RH         55      99      62      94      57      99      51      96      48
RH            59 69 95 98 65 62 83 93 68 60 91 97 59 56 89 93 52 50
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       E      NE       N       N       N       N       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           50      50      60      60      40      10      30      10      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC       SC SC       SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC       SC SC       SC SC

$$

TXZ247-301015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
325 PM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

DATE           05/29/16      MON 05/30/16            TUE 05/31/16            WED
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          84          78          85          78
TEMP          83 83 80 79 78 78 82 84 84 82 80 79 78 79 83 85 85 82 81 81 80 79
DEWPT         75 74 75 74 74 74 73 72 74 73 73 72 73 73 73 71 73 72 72 74 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   87          69          85          64          91
RH            78 76 84 85 86 87 77 69 71 73 80 80 84 84 73 64 68 71 77 83 89 89
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD      16 13 11 11  9  9  9 11 12 11 12 12 11  9 10 11 16 12 12 13 11 11
HEAT INDEX    90 90             87 90 91 88             89 90 92 87 83 83
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     41 41 47 51 64 67 62 57 41 46 45 67 68 76 52 41 41 55 53 37 71 78
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS                                                             SC
TSTMS         IS                                                             SC
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           1400  2100  2600  2500  1900  2400  2600  2500  1900  1100
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             20    16    18    20    23    19    18    21    23    21


DATE           06/01 THU 06/02/16 FRI 06/03/16 SAT 06/04/16 SUN 06/05/16
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      79      84      71      81      72      83      70      83
TEMP          85 83 81 79 83 84 77 71 80 80 76 72 82 80 75 70 83 82
DEWPT         71 74 75 73 73 72 72 70 71 69 70 68 68 68 69 69 69 69
MIN/MAX RH         65      84      67      96      69      88      61      97      64
RH            65 72 81 84 72 67 83 96 75 72 83 88 63 68 82 96 65 65
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE       S       N       N       N       N       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2
POP 12HR           30      50      60      60      50      40      40      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         SC IS IS SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ234-301015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
325 PM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

DATE           05/29/16      MON 05/30/16            TUE 05/31/16            WED
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                      73          87          72          88          73
TEMP          88 84 77 76 74 73 81 86 87 83 77 75 73 73 84 88 88 85 77 75 74 74
DEWPT         72 72 73 73 72 72 73 71 72 71 71 70 71 71 73 70 70 70 71 74 74 74
MAX/MIN RH                   98          59          95          54         100
RH            59 68 85 91 95 98 77 60 60 66 81 85 92 93 70 55 54 60 81 96100 98
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  E
WIND SPD      13 11  5  4  2  5  6  9 10 10  5  5  4  3  8 10 14 11  5  6  4  4
HEAT INDEX    95 90             87 92 94 88             90 93 93 89
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC B2 B1 SC B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     44 43 49 60 66 74 71 60 55 45 46 64 67 80 60 45 45 76 65 38 74 81
POP 12HR                     10          20          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02           0        0.08           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS             SC
TSTMS         IS             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS             SC
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     6     6
MIXING HGT           1800  1400  4200  4400  1600   400  3400  3300  2500   200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             11     6    13    18    11     6    13    19    14     9


DATE           06/01 THU 06/02/16 FRI 06/03/16 SAT 06/04/16 SUN 06/05/16
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            89      73      85      69      81      66      82      66      86
TEMP          89 85 76 73 85 85 73 70 79 78 68 66 80 79 69 67 86 85
DEWPT         70 72 72 71 72 72 70 68 70 70 67 66 69 67 68 66 70 69
MIN/MAX RH         54      95      65      95      71     100      63     100      58
RH            55 65 88 94 65 66 90 93 74 75 97 99 70 68 96 98 59 60
PWIND DIR          SE       E      SE       N       N       N       N       N       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR           50      50      60      60      60      30      40      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC 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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