Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
520 AM CDT TUE AUG 19 2014

GMZ230-235-250-255-270-275-TXZ229>234-239>247-201100-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-LA SALLE-MCMULLEN-LIVE OAK-BEE-GOLIAD-VICTORIA-WEBB-DUVAL-
JIM WELLS-KLEBERG-NUECES-SAN PATRICIO-ARANSAS-REFUGIO-CALHOUN-
520 AM CDT TUE AUG 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH TEXAS AND THE MIDDLE
TEXAS COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR WEBB COUNTY FROM NOON TO 9 PM
CDT DUE TO DRY FUELS...LOW HUMIDITY AND MODERATE SOUTHERLY WINDS.

ELSEWHERE...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER
INLAND PORTIONS OF SOUTH TEXAS NEAR AND WEST OF U. S. HIGHWAY 77
FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MID EVENING DUE TO DRY FUELS...LOW
HUMIDITY AND MODERATE SOUTHERLY WINDS.

THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY OVER GULF-FACING
SOUTH TEXAS BEACHES.

AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES BETWEEN 105 AND 109 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED
ONCE AGAIN OVER MUCH OF SOUTH TEXAS GENERALLY NEAR AND EAST OF
HIGHWAY 281.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS TODAY WITH THE MAIN
IMPACT BEING CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE COASTAL BEND AND OVER
THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER SOUTH TEXAS AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL
WATERS MONDAY.

MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 105 AND 109 ARE EXPECTED OVER THE
COASTAL BEND...EASTERN BRUSH COUNTRY...AND COASTAL BEND DURING THE
AFTERNOON WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

ELEVATED TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS MAY OCCUR DURING THE
AFTERNOON HOURS OVER PORTIONS OF THE RIO GRANDE PLAINS WEDNESDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY. THE THREAT FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER DIMINISHES OVER
THE RIO GRANDE PLAINS SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...BUT ELEVATED FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS MAY STILL OCCUR.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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GW/IB






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