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Coleman RAWS
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
300 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014<br>

TXZ139-181015-
COLEMAN RAWS-COLEMAN TX
31.51N  99.66W ELEV. 1452 FT
300 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

DATE           09/17/14      THU 09/18/14            FRI 09/19/14            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                      72          85          72          88          73
TEMP          87 83 78 75 73 72 76 81 84 81 76 73 71 71 75 83 86 82 77 74 72 71
DEWPT         69 68 69 71 70 70 70 70 69 68 69 70 70 70 70 69 68 67 68 68 69 70
MAX/MIN RH                   99          59          97          55          97
RH            55 60 74 84 97 97 82 67 59 65 77 84 94 97 83 64 55 60 74 82 90 97
WIND DIR       E  E  E SE  E SE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       7  8  5  5  4  3  5  7  7  5  5  4  5  5  8 10 10  9  9  8  8  8
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV
CLOUDS(%)     69 75 87 89 93 97 92 89 86 83 86 88 91 94 92 90 88 90 88 85 88 90
POP 12HR                     50          70          30          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.36        0.41        0.09        0.26           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC
LAL            3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  3
HAINES         2  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  5  3  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT        6  4  2 <1 <1 <1  2  4  4  4  2 <1 <1 <1  3  5  5  4  2 <1 <1 <1
T WIND DIR     E  E SE SE SE  S  S NE  E  E  E SE SE SE  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD     6 11 12  4  4  4  3  8  9 10 11 10  6  6  8  6 11 17 19 14 10 12
SMOKE DISP    PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR PR PR PR


DATE           09/20  SUN 09/21/14  MON 09/22/14  TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14
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          90      73    90      67    86      65    85      63    81
TEMP          84 84   76 73 86 85   71 67 82 81   69 65 81 80   67 63 77 77
DEWPT         68 67   68 69 67 65   64 63 61 60   60 60 59 58   59 63 61 58
MIN/MAX RH       53      87    47      84    43      84    43      89    41
RH            60 57   77 87 54 55   79 83 50 50   76 84 50 51   78 89 49 43
PWIND DIR        SE      SE    SE      NE    NE       E     E       E     E
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         30      30    40      30    20      10    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC   SC SC SC SC   IS IS 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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