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Coleman RAWS
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
232 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015<br>

TXZ139-011015-
COLEMAN RAWS-COLEMAN TX
31.51N  99.66W ELEV. 1452 FT
232 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

DATE           01/31/15      SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15            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
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX                      50          59          27          53          35
TEMP          53 53 51 51 51 50 52 57 59 54 42 37 33 29 33 47 53 50 43 40 38 36
DEWPT         49 48 46 45 43 42 40 39 37 36 34 28 25 22 23 22 25 27 27 28 28 27
MAX/MIN RH                   85          43          80          33          75
RH            85 83 82 80 74 74 63 50 43 50 74 71 72 75 66 37 33 41 53 62 66 69
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S  S SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10  9  4  4  3  5  7 16 17 15 10  9  5  4  3  3  3  5  5  5  5  4
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)    100 97 97 95 95 89 83 76 70 57 45 32 25 17 17 17 22 27 27 35 35 21
POP 12HR                     30          20           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN           D
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC IS IS
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         3  3  3  3  3  5  3  3  2  2  4  4  4  3  2  2  3  4  3  3  4
MIX HGT        2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  4  2 <1 <1 <1  1  2  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1
T WIND DIR     S SE  S SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  S  S SE  S  S SE
T WIND SPD    32 10  3  2  3  9 12 17 19 21 20 18 10  8 10  5  5 10  6  5  4  4
SMOKE DISP    GD PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR


DATE           02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15  SAT 02/07/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN          63      42    65      36    52      31    60      38    69
TEMP          56 60 48   43 60 60 44   37 48 49 37   32 53 56 45   39 62 65
DEWPT         35 40 43   43 48 45 40   33 28 30 31   30 37 37 38   37 43 43
MIN/MAX RH       39     100    50      87    41     100    42     100    39
RH            44 48 83  100 65 58 85   85 46 48 79   92 54 48 78   92 51 45
PWIND DIR         S       S     S      NE     N      NE     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          5      20    10      10     5       5     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS          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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