Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

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GRASS FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
324 AM CST WED DEC 13 2017

...VERY ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER THREAT NORTH AND WEST OF A TEMPLE TO
CORSICANA TO ATHENS LINE THIS AFTERNOON...

ABOVE TO MUCH-ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES TODAY WILL RESULT IN
AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES FALLING INTO THE 10-20 PERCENT
RANGE ACROSS MOST OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS DURING THE AFTERNOON
HOURS. IN ADDITION...THE PRESENCE OF NEAR ALL-TIME HIGH ERCS
ACROSS NORTH AND NORTHEAST TEXAS INDICATES THAT FUELS ARE
EXTREMELY SUSCEPTIBLE TO FIRE IGNITION AND SUBSEQUENT RAPID
SPREAD. AS A RESULT, WHILE 33-FOOT WIND SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO
GENERALLY REMAIN AROUND 15 MPH TODAY, VERY CURED FUELS AND
WARM/DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO RESULT IN A VERY ELEVATED TO
NEAR- CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER THREAT THIS AFTERNOON. WHILE RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES MAY BE INITIALLY SLOW TO RECOVER EARLY THIS EVENING,
THEY WILL RISE ABOVE 40 PERCENT AROUND OR SHORTLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT.

EXTREME CARE IS URGED DURING ALL OUTSIDE ACTIVITIES WHERE THERE
IS A POTENTIAL FOR GRASS FIRES TO GET STARTED. AVOID OUTSIDE
BURNING AND WELDING. DO NOT TOSS LIT CIGARETTE BUTTS OUTSIDE.
REPORT WILD FIRES TO THE NEAREST FIRE DEPARTMENT OR LAW
ENFORCEMENT OFFICE QUICKLY.

$$

CARLAW



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