Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
320 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING ISSUED FOR WEBB COUNTY...

.THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...20 FOOT WIND SPEEDS BETWEEN 15
AND 25 MPH...GUST GUSTS TO NEAR 30 MPH AT TIMES...AND LOW HUMIDITY
VALUES WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

TXZ239-201700-
/O.NEW.KCRP.FW.W.0009.140820T1900Z-140821T0200Z/
WEBB-
320 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM
CDT THIS EVENING FOR DRY FUELS...GUSTY WINDS...AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING FOR WEBB COUNTRY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...WEBB COUNTY.

* TIMING...EARLY AFTERNOON THROUGH MID EVENING.

* WIND...SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO NEAR 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AROUND 25 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...FIRES WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY. SUBSTANTIAL
  RESISTANCE TO CONTROL EFFORTS WILL OCCUR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO EXERCISE CARE WITH RESPECT TO ALL OUTDOOR
ACTIVITIES THAT COULD INADVERTENTLY CAUSE WILDFIRES. REPORT
WILDFIRES QUICKLY TO THE NEAREST FIRE DEPARTMENT OR LAW
ENFORCEMENT OFFICE.

&&

$$

HART



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