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Coleman RAWS
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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
243 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015<br>

TXZ139-251015-
COLEMAN RAWS-COLEMAN TX
31.51N  99.66W ELEV. 1452 FT
243 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

DATE           04/24/15      SAT 04/25/15            SUN 04/26/15            MON
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                      57          87          57          88          57
TEMP          85 82 69 63 59 57 74 85 87 84 70 63 59 57 74 86 88 85 71 64 59 57
DEWPT         60 60 58 49 49 44 46 39 39 40 43 37 39 45 48 52 51 50 49 49 48 47
MAX/MIN RH                   70          18          64          28          69
RH            43 47 69 59 70 62 38 20 18 22 37 37 47 64 40 31 28 30 47 59 67 69
WIND DIR      SW  W  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD      14  9  5  8  7  8 10 12 12  8  3  5  4  5  5  5  5  5  4  3  3  3
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     58 46 34 21 17 13 11  8 10 12 12 10 10 20 20 36 36 38 38 42 42 49
POP 12HR                     20           0           5          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.03        0.21
RAIN SHWRS    NM IS                                  IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS         NM IS                                  IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS
LAL            4  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  2
HAINES         4  5  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
MIX HGT        5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  8  9  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  8 10  9 <1 <1 <1 <1
T WIND DIR    SW  W SW  W  W SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W SW SW SW  S  S  S SW
T WIND SPD    20 21  5  8  6  9 14 25 26 21 10  6  5  6 10 18 21 20 10  6  3  4
SMOKE DISP    GD GD PR PR PR PR PR EX EX VG PR PR PR PR PR VG EX EX PR PR PR PR
TORNADO        A  A


DATE           04/27  TUE 04/28/15  WED 04/29/15  THU 04/30/15  FRI 05/01/15
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          79      52    65      46    75      51    81      56    84
TEMP          78 76   58 52 64 63   50 46 73 72   56 51 79 78   61 56 82 81
DEWPT         43 45   50 48 46 43   43 41 41 41   43 43 44 44   48 48 49 47
MIN/MAX RH       28      85    48      83    29      74    27      74    29
RH            28 32   75 85 52 48   76 83 31 33   62 74 29 30   61 74 31 30
PWIND DIR         W       N     N       N     N      SE     S      SE     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC B1 B2 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         20      20    20       5     5       5     0       5     5
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS   IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS   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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