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Coleman RAWS
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
301 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014<br>

TXZ139-311030-
COLEMAN RAWS-COLEMAN TX
31.51N  99.66W ELEV. 1452 FT
301 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE           07/30/14      THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            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                      71          90          68          90          71
TEMP          97 94 83 77 73 71 81 88 90 88 79 73 70 69 79 88 90 88 80 75 72 71
DEWPT         58 56 59 62 64 65 66 66 64 62 63 63 63 63 62 61 59 58 59 60 61 62
MAX/MIN RH                   80          41          83          34          74
RH            28 28 44 61 72 80 61 48 42 42 59 71 79 82 56 40 35 36 49 61 69 74
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  E  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD      11 12  9  9  2  4  8  9  9  8  7  4  3  3  4  5  7  5  5  5  4  3
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     61 64 58 52 62 71 72 72 70 68 66 64 65 65 64 62 56 50 48 46 49 53
POP 12HR                     20          20          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.03           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL            1  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         6  6  6  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  5  4  4
MIX HGT        6  9  3  1 <1 <1  2  4  5  6  2  1 <1  2  3  5  6  6  2  1 <1 <1
T WIND DIR     S  S  S  S SW  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E
T WIND SPD    18 16 11 11  5  6 10 11 10  8 11  9  8  6 11 14 13 11  8  6  3  2
SMOKE DISP    GD VG PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR


DATE           08/02  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14
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      71    92      70    94      70    95      74    93
TEMP          88 88   75 71 90 90   75 71 91 91   75 71 92 93   78 74 91 91
DEWPT         60 57   59 60 59 57   59 61 60 59   62 65 63 61   63 65 63 61
MIN/MAX RH       33      68    31      72    32      84    33      75    35
RH            39 35   58 68 35 33   58 71 35 34   64 83 38 35   60 74 40 37
PWIND DIR        NE       E    NE       E     E      SE    SE      SE     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10      10    10       5     5       5     5       5    10

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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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