Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
303 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...RED FLAG CONDITIONS EXPECTED ACROSS THE WESTERN BRUSH COUNTRY
THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING...

.THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...20 FOOT WIND SPEEDS BETWEEN
15 AND 25 MPH WITH FREQUENT GUSTS BETWEEN 25 AND 30 MPH AT
TIMES...AND LOW HUMIDITY VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO RESULT IN CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS OVER WEBB AND LA SALLE COUNTIES THIS
AFTERNOON.

TXZ229-239-211700-
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LA SALLE-WEBB-
303 AM CDT THU AUG 21 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 FOR THE WESTERN BRUSH COUNTRY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM CDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* 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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