Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FNUS64 KCRP 230855
RFDCRP
TXZ239-240-232300-

FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
355 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...ELEVATED FIRE DANGER THREAT THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS THE BRUSH
COUNTRY...

THE COMBINATION OF OCCASIONALLY GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS...DECREASING
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AND DRY FUELS WILL RESULT IN ELEVATED
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS OVER THE WESTERN BRUSH COUNTRY OF SOUTH
TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON.

SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE TODAY TO 15 TO 20 MPH...WITH
OCCASIONAL HIGHER GUSTS. RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL DECREASE TO
AROUND 30 PERCENT WITH THE LOWEST VALUES OCCURRING ACROSS THE
WESTERN BRUSH COUNTRY. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE EARLY THIS EVENING
AS RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES INCREASE.

RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO EXERCISE CARE WITH RESPECT TO ALL OUTDOOR
ACTIVITIES THAT COULD INADVERTENTLY CAUSE WILDFIRES. AVOID THE USE
OF WELDING OR GRINDING EQUIPMENT NEAR WEEDS...GRASS AND DRY BRUSH.
IN ADDITION...AVOID PARKING VEHICLES IN TALL...DRY GRASS AND WEEDS
THAT COULD BE IGNITED. DO NOT TOSS CIGARETTE BUTTS ON THE GROUND.
REPORT WILDFIRES QUICKLY TO THE NEAREST FIRE DEPARTMENT OR LAW
ENFORCEMENT OFFICE.


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