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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
333 AM CDT SAT JUL 26 2014

TXZ245-262230-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
333 AM CDT SAT JUL 26 2014

DATE             SAT 07/26/14            SUN 07/27/14            MON 07/28/14
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                      90          81          90          80          90
TEMP          82 81 85 89 90 88 85 83 82 81 84 88 90 88 84 82 81 80 88 90 90 88
DEWPT         77 76 76 76 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 76 76 77 77 77 77 76 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   62          85          64          92          63
RH            85 88 77 67 62 67 74 81 84 85 76 67 64 70 79 85 90 89 69 64 64 69
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      11  8  9 10 12 12 10 10  8  5  9 11 13 12 10  9  5  4  5  8 10 11
HEAT INDEX    90 87 94100101 99 95 90 88 87 94 99102 98 94 91 88 87 99101101 99
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     39 38 31 36 24 18 19 21 22 29 28 24 22 22 21 21 29 38 27 16 14 12
POP 12HR                     10           5           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           2400  2800  2200  1200  2400  2700  2100  2000    MM    MM
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             13    19    20    12    14    21    19    14


DATE          TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14 THU 07/31/14 FRI 08/01/14
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            79      93      79      90      80      90      78      89
TEMP          82 79 92 87 82 79 90 85 82 80 90 84 81 79 89 84
DEWPT         77 76 74 74 75 75 73 75 75 74 74 75 75 75 74 74
MAX/MIN RH         91      55      89      60      85      61      91      61
RH            85 90 57 67 79 86 60 73 78 83 61 75 84 89 62 72
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5       5      10      10      10      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS                                  IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                       IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ231-262230-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
333 AM CDT SAT JUL 26 2014

DATE             SAT 07/26/14            SUN 07/27/14            MON 07/28/14
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                     100          77          99          75          97
TEMP          78 77 87 96100 96 88 81 79 77 86 95 99 95 88 83 78 76 87 95 97 94
DEWPT         76 75 74 69 69 72 74 75 75 74 74 71 71 71 73 75 75 74 72 69 68 69
MIN/MAX RH                   36          93          39          99          40
RH            93 92 66 42 37 46 62 80 89 92 66 45 40 46 63 77 91 95 61 44 40 44
WIND DIR       S SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD       8  5 10 10 13 16 12  9  5  4 10 11 12 16 11  8  4  3  3  5 10 12
HEAT INDEX          95103108104 97 87       94103107103 96 89       94100103100
CLOUDS        FW SC SC FW SC FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     22 41 32 18 39 24 18 18 30 27 24 14 15  9 12 14 20 26 20 15 11  7
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           5000  5900  4000  1100  4600  5400  3900  1600    MM    MM
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             16    18    20    11    16    18    21    17


DATE          TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14 THU 07/31/14 FRI 08/01/14
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            75      98      75      98      75      97      76      94
TEMP          81 75 95 94 80 77 95 95 81 77 95 92 80 77 92 91
DEWPT         74 72 64 64 71 72 63 65 71 72 68 69 75 74 69 68
MAX/MIN RH         94      32      92      32      90      39      97      43
RH            78 92 37 37 74 84 35 37 72 84 41 47 84 89 47 49
PWIND DIR          SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5      10      10      20
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS
TSTMS                                                   IS IS

$$

TXZ247-262230-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
333 AM CDT SAT JUL 26 2014

DATE             SAT 07/26/14            SUN 07/27/14            MON 07/28/14
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                      91          82          90          80          88
TEMP          83 81 85 89 90 89 86 83 82 82 85 89 90 88 86 84 82 81 86 88 88 86
DEWPT         77 77 77 77 76 76 77 76 76 76 77 76 77 77 77 78 78 77 77 77 77 77
MIN/MAX RH                   63          84          65          90          69
RH            84 88 76 68 63 67 74 80 82 84 75 67 65 69 76 82 87 89 74 69 69 75
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S
WIND SPD      13 10  9 10 12 12 12 11  9  8  9 11 12 11 11 10  8  5  6  8 10 11
HEAT INDEX    92 89 95101103100 96 92 90 89 95100103100 97 95 90 88 98100101 98
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     39 35 33 36 24 19 16 23 21 28 29 26 22 19 20 21 29 38 28 19 16 13
POP 12HR                     10           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           2200  2600  2200  1300  2300  2500  2000  2200    MM    MM
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             13    19    21    16    14    21    19    16


DATE          TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14 THU 07/31/14 FRI 08/01/14
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            80      89      80      89      81      88      79      88
TEMP          83 80 88 85 83 80 89 84 83 81 87 83 82 80 88 83
DEWPT         77 77 75 76 76 75 75 76 75 75 76 76 76 76 75 75
MAX/MIN RH         89      65      88      64      84      68      89      65
RH            82 89 65 75 80 86 64 78 78 83 68 81 83 88 65 76
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5       5      10      10      10      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS                                  IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                       IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ234-262230-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
333 AM CDT SAT JUL 26 2014

DATE             SAT 07/26/14            SUN 07/27/14            MON 07/28/14
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                      98          77          97          76          97
TEMP          78 77 86 95 98 94 87 81 79 77 85 94 97 92 84 80 78 77 88 96 96 93
DEWPT         75 76 76 73 73 73 75 76 76 75 75 74 73 74 75 76 76 75 73 71 71 72
MIN/MAX RH                   44          95          47          98          44
RH            92 96 74 50 45 51 68 85 91 94 72 53 47 55 74 87 93 94 60 45 44 52
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       5  2  9 10 13 14  8  5  4  3  6 10 13 13  9  4  2  2  3  5  9 11
HEAT INDEX          96104109104 97 87       95104108102 92 86       96103104100
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     30 50 26 38 23 17 22 26 25 31 27 20 21 19 19 20 26 31 22 12 12 12
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           4000  4800  3400   800  3700  4500  2400  1700    MM    MM
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             12    17    17     8    11    18    17    13


DATE          TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14 THU 07/31/14 FRI 08/01/14
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            76      97      76      96      76      94      74      91
TEMP          79 76 95 90 79 78 95 90 80 78 93 87 78 75 90 86
DEWPT         75 74 69 70 72 72 69 71 73 73 69 69 73 73 70 72
MAX/MIN RH         96      40      89      43      90      44      99      50
RH            88 93 43 51 79 82 44 54 77 84 45 56 87 92 51 63
PWIND DIR           S      SW      SW      SW       S      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5      10      10      20      10      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS                      IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                           IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

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
FREE WIND DIR (8 POINT COMPASS).....FREE WIND LEVEL DIRECTION
FREE WIND SPD (MPH).................FREE WIND LEVEL SPEED
MIXING HGT (FEET AGL)...............MIXING HEIGHT
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
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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