Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS San Angelo, TX

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
000
WWUS84 KSJT 081718
RFWSJT

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
1118 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON...

.WITH A COMBINATION OF GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS...VERY
DRY AIR AND VERY DRY VEGETATION...A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN
ISSUED FOR THIS AFTERNOON...FOR THE FAR NORTHERN AND EASTERN
PARTS OF WEST CENTRAL TEXAS.

TXZ098-099-114-128-140-155-090000-
/O.NEW.KSJT.FW.W.0005.160208T1800Z-160209T0000Z/
HASKELL-THROCKMORTON-SHACKELFORD-CALLAHAN-BROWN-SAN SABA-
1118 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON
AND EARLY EVENING FOR NORTHERN AND EASTERN PARTS OF THE BIG
COUNTRY...AND EASTERN PARTS OF THE HEARTLAND.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN ANGELO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 098...099...114...128...
  140 AND 155.

* WIND...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 20 MPH...WITH A FEW GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.