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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
251 PM CST WED NOV 26 2014

TXZ245-271015-
ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RAWS-ARANSAS COUNTY TX
28.30N  96.82W ELEV. 20 FT
251 PM CST WED NOV 26 2014

DATE           11/26/14      THU 11/27/14            FRI 11/28/14            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
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                      49          68          56          71          63
TEMP          70 63 57 53 50 49 56 67 68 64 61 59 57 56 61 69 71 68 66 65 64 63
DEWPT         42 46 48 47 47 44 44 49 47 50 50 51 52 52 55 57 58 59 59 59 59 60
MAX/MIN RH                   88          47          91          63          92
RH            36 54 72 81 88 82 66 52 47 61 67 78 82 87 82 65 63 72 79 82 86 89
WIND DIR      SW  S  S SW  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      12  6  5  2  6  9 11 11  9  8  6  5  4  3  6  9  9  9  9 10  9  8
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)      0  0  5  5  5  5  5 12 12 12 21 20 27 28 38 37 29 21 29 37 40 43
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           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     5     4     4     4
MIXING HGT           1800  1200  2200  2300  2100  1400  4600  4700  4200  1200
T WIND DIR              W     N    NE     E     E    SE     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             10    16    18    11    10     8    12    16    17    17


DATE           11/29/14  SUN 11/30/14  MON 12/01/14  TUE 12/02/14  WED 12/03/14
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          74      65    74      64    73      56    68      61    71
TEMP          72 70 67   65 73 70 66   64 71 66 59   56 66 65 62   61 69 68
DEWPT         63 63 63   63 66 65 63   63 65 60 54   53 58 60 61   60 66 63
MIN/MAX RH       70      93    74      99    72      90    74     100    81
RH            73 79 89   93 78 83 93   99 80 82 85   90 75 84 95   98 88 85
PWIND DIR         S       S     S       S    SE      NE    NE      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10      10    20      10    20      10    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                  IS IS         IS IS                       IS IS

$$

TXZ231-271015-
GEORGE WEST RAWS-LIVE OAK COUNTY TX
28.37N  98.12W ELEV. 215 FT
251 PM CST WED NOV 26 2014

DATE           11/26/14      THU 11/27/14            FRI 11/28/14            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
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                      44          71          49          74          57
TEMP          75 67 56 49 45 44 54 68 71 65 57 52 50 49 57 71 74 67 62 60 58 57
DEWPT         36 37 39 38 38 37 39 41 41 45 46 47 47 47 51 53 54 54 54 55 55 55
MAX/MIN RH                   78          34         100          48          97
RH            24 33 53 67 75 78 56 37 34 49 66 83 91 94 81 53 48 62 76 84 91 94
WIND DIR      SW  S  S NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE  E  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8  3  3  2  6  6  9  9  6  4  4  3  2  2  5  9  9  9  8  8  5  5
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)      0  0  5  5  5  5  5 16 16 16 20 20 27 28 26 23 20 17 24 31 36 38
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           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     5     5     5     4
MIXING HGT           1700   700  2300  2200  1500  1100  4100  4100  3500   300
T WIND DIR             NW    NE    NE     E    SE    SE     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              6    16    18    10    11    11    11    16    14    10


DATE           11/29/14  SUN 11/30/14  MON 12/01/14  TUE 12/02/14  WED 12/03/14
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          78      61    78      61    76      53    69      59    73
TEMP          75 72 64   61 76 72 64   61 74 67 57   53 67 65 61   59 71 69
DEWPT         61 63 62   61 63 64 63   61 64 57 52   48 52 56 59   59 62 61
MIN/MAX RH       56     100    61     100    58      84    59     100    67
RH            61 75 92  100 65 76 96  100 70 69 82   84 60 73 93  100 74 76
PWIND DIR         S       S     S      SE    SE      NE     E      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR          5      10    10      10    10      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ247-271015-
MATAGORDA ISLAND RAWS-CALHOUN COUNTY TX
28.12N  96.80W ELEV. 36 FT
251 PM CST WED NOV 26 2014

DATE           11/26/14      THU 11/27/14            FRI 11/28/14            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
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                      54          68          60          72          66
TEMP          70 63 59 57 56 54 59 67 68 64 62 61 60 60 63 70 72 69 68 67 66 66
DEWPT         45 48 51 52 51 48 48 51 49 53 52 54 54 55 57 58 59 59 59 60 60 61
MAX/MIN RH                   85          51          86          64          87
RH            41 58 75 85 83 79 67 57 51 66 70 78 80 84 79 66 64 70 75 78 81 85
WIND DIR      SW SW  S SW  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      13 10  8  3  5 12 14 12 11 10 10  8  6  5  6  9  9  9 10 11 11 10
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)      0  0  5  5  5  5  5 10 10 10 21 20 27 28 39 38 29 21 29 37 40 43
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          10
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     5     5     4     5
MIXING HGT           2600  1600  2300  2600  2600  2600  4500  4800  4400  2200
T WIND DIR              W     N    NE     E     E    SE     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             11    14    19    12    11     9    12    16    19    19


DATE           11/29/14  SUN 11/30/14  MON 12/01/14  TUE 12/02/14  WED 12/03/14
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          74      67    74      66    72      58    68      63    71
TEMP          73 71 68   67 73 71 67   66 71 67 61   58 67 66 64   63 70 69
DEWPT         63 63 63   64 66 65 64   64 65 61 56   55 59 60 62   62 66 63
MIN/MAX RH       71      90    75      95    74      88    75      97    81
RH            73 77 84   89 79 81 89   95 81 82 84   88 76 82 92   95 89 83
PWIND DIR         S       S     S       S    SE      NE    NE      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10      10    20      10    20      20    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                  IS IS         IS IS IS   IS               IS IS

$$

TXZ234-271015-
VICTORIA RAWS-VICTORIA COUNTY TX
28.85N  96.92W ELEV. 23 FT
251 PM CST WED NOV 26 2014

DATE           11/26/14      THU 11/27/14            FRI 11/28/14            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
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                      45          69          49          73          58
TEMP          74 61 52 48 46 45 54 68 69 60 54 51 50 49 56 69 73 67 62 60 59 58
DEWPT         38 40 43 42 40 38 39 41 40 43 43 47 48 46 53 56 56 56 57 57 57 57
MAX/MIN RH                   80          35          97          57          99
RH            27 45 71 80 79 76 58 38 35 53 68 87 93 90 87 61 57 70 82 89 94 96
WIND DIR      SW SW  S NW  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10  4  2  3  5  6  9  8  6  4  4  3  3  3  6 10  9  6  6  6  5  5
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)      0  0  5  5  5  5  5 17 17 17 18 20 26 28 37 35 29 22 32 41 42 43
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           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     5     5     5     5
MIXING HGT           1400   600  2500  2400  1500  1200  4600  4500  3300   400
T WIND DIR             NW    NE    NE     E    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             10    17    20    10    11     8    12    14    12    10


DATE           11/29/14  SUN 11/30/14  MON 12/01/14  TUE 12/02/14  WED 12/03/14
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          76      62    77      61    76      52    68      58    73
TEMP          74 71 65   62 75 70 64   61 73 66 56   52 66 64 60   58 71 68
DEWPT         61 63 62   62 65 64 63   60 64 57 51   49 55 58 58   58 63 62
MIN/MAX RH       60      99    67      98    61      88    65     100    70
RH            65 78 92   99 72 81 96   98 73 71 82   88 67 79 96  100 77 80
PWIND DIR         S       S     S       S    SE      NE     E      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10      10    20      10    20      10    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                  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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