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Coleman RAWS
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
305 AM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014<br>

TXZ139-212245-
COLEMAN RAWS-COLEMAN TX
31.51N  99.66W ELEV. 1452 FT
305 AM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

DATE             TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14            THU 10/23/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      80          56          80          59          82
TEMP          58 56 64 76 80 75 66 62 59 56 64 76 80 75 68 64 61 59 67 78 82 77
DEWPT         54 55 56 58 57 55 54 53 52 51 52 52 52 51 53 54 55 56 57 57 57 56
MIN/MAX RH                   45          83          37          89          41
RH            86 96 75 55 45 51 65 72 78 83 65 44 38 43 59 70 80 89 69 48 43 48
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       1  1  3  4  5  5  4  3  3  3  5  8  7  5  5  4  3  2  3  4  4  4
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     58 65 64 63 68 73 66 60 65 70 72 74 74 74 74 75 75 75 66 56 49 42
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  2  2  1
HAINES         3  3  3  4  3  3  4  4  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  4  4
MIX HGT       <1 <1  2  6  7  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  7  8 <1
T WIND DIR     S  S  S  E SE SE SE SE SE  E  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SW SW SW SE
T WIND SPD     3  1  4  4  8 11  6  6  4  4  6  9 11  5  5  5  4  9 11  6  6  8
SMOKE DISP    PR PR PR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR


DATE          FRI 10/24/14  SAT 10/25/14  SUN 10/26/14  MON 10/27/14
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX          59    85      55    85      56    85      56    84
TEMP          65 59 80 78   63 55 80 79   63 56 80 79   64 56 79 78
DEWPT         55 55 56 54   54 55 57 53   52 52 52 50   51 52 54 51
MAX/MIN RH       87    36     100    35      85    31      85    33
RH            70 87 44 43   73100 46 41   66 85 38 36   64 85 42 39
PWIND DIR         S    SW       S     S       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC FW
POP 12HR         10     5       0     0       0     0       5     5

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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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