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Coleman RAWS
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
328 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015<br>

TXZ139-291015-
COLEMAN RAWS-COLEMAN TX
31.51N  99.66W ELEV. 1452 FT
328 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

DATE           03/28/15      SUN 03/29/15            MON 03/30/15            TUE
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                      56          92          55          79          60
TEMP          87 86 70 63 60 57 66 82 90 90 71 64 60 56 62 72 78 78 68 65 63 60
DEWPT         39 38 42 44 45 47 49 48 45 48 52 54 53 53 55 58 57 57 58 59 60 60
MAX/MIN RH                   75          20          96          47         100
RH            18 18 36 50 58 70 53 31 21 24 50 70 78 90 78 60 48 48 69 83 91100
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  W  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      14  9  7 10  7  5  9 11 10  9  9  3  2  2  3  3  5  8  9  9  8  8
CLOUDS        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)      6  5  4  2  3  3  4  5  6 11 21 29 41 52 52 51 60 68 67 66 67 67
POP 12HR                      0           0           0          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS                                                            IS IS IS IS SC
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  2  2  3
HAINES         6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  5  5  5  5  4  3  3  4  5  3
MIX HGT        9  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4  7  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  4  3 <1 <1 <1 <1
T WIND DIR    SW  S  S  S SW  S SW SW  W  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S
T WIND SPD    20 16  9 10  5  3 11 14 12 16 16  9  6  4  8  6  5  8 13 12  9  5
SMOKE DISP    EX FR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR


DATE           03/31  WED 04/01/15  THU 04/02/15  FRI 04/03/15  SAT 04/04/15
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          80      58    84      59    88      61    82      51    69
TEMP          75 79   63 59 77 83   65 60 80 87   67 61 76 80   58 52 64 68
DEWPT         60 56   58 57 57 51   57 56 51 48   56 54 46 41   44 42 40 43
MIN/MAX RH       44      96    34      88    26      78    24      69    37
RH            61 45   84 95 51 34   75 88 36 27   68 77 34 25   59 69 41 40
PWIND DIR         S       S     S       S    SW       S    NW      NE     E
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40      20    10       5     0       5     5      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC   IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC   IS IS

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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
10K WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).......10000 FOOT WIND DIRECTION
10K WIND SPD(MPH)...................10000 FOOT WIND SPEED
MIX HGT(THOUSANDS OF FT AGL)........MIXING HEIGHT
     EXAMPLE: 6 = 6000 FEET; 12 = 12000 FEET; <1 = LESS THAN 1000 FEET
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
FOSBERG.............................FOSBERG FIRE WEATHER INDEX
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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