Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
245 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...INCREASED FIRE WEATHER THREAT TODAY...

.A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION LATER THIS
MORNING. NORTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 20 MPH LATE THIS
MORNING INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON. HUMIDITY VALUES WILL FALL BELOW
20 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON. THE COMBINATION OF THESE
FEATURES...ALONG WITH CONTINUED FINE FUEL DRYING...WILL BRING THE
THREAT OF ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR. BY SUNSET...CONDITIONS WILL
IMPROVE WITH DECREASING WINDS AND INCREASING HUMIDITY VALUES.


TXZ250-251-253>257-081645-
/O.UPG.KBRO.FW.A.0002.160208T1500Z-160209T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KBRO.FW.W.0006.160208T1500Z-160209T0000Z/
BROOKS-KENEDY-HIDALGO-INLAND WILLACY-INLAND CAMERON-
COASTAL WILLACY-COASTAL CAMERON-
245 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CST
THIS EVENING FOR BREEZY NORTH WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BROWNSVILLE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CST
THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...NORTH WINDS 15 MILES PER HOUR.

* 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 CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY.  IN GENERAL...THESE CONDITIONS
INCLUDE SUSTAINED 20 FOOT WINDS OF 25 MPH OR GREATER...HUMIDITY
RANGING FROM BELOW 25 PERCENT IN ZAPATA COUNTY TO BELOW
45 PERCENT ALONG THE COAST...EACH LASTING FOR 2 HOURS OR MORE...
AND CURED FUELS.  HUMIDITY BELOW 25 PERCENT IN MOST AREAS WILL
TRIGGER FIRE DANGER AT LOWER WIND SPEEDS.  DETAILED DECISION
TABLES ARE FOUND AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RGV/?N=MAPCOLORS#FIRE.

&&

$$

TXZ249-252-081645-
/O.NEW.KBRO.FW.W.0006.160208T1500Z-160209T0000Z/
JIM HOGG-STARR-
245 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CST
THIS EVENING FOR BREEZY NORTH WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BROWNSVILLE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CST
THIS EVENING.

* WIND...NORTH WINDS 15 MILER PER HOUR

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM HUMIDITY OF 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 CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY.  IN GENERAL...THESE CONDITIONS
INCLUDE SUSTAINED 20 FOOT WINDS OF 25 MPH OR GREATER...HUMIDITY
RANGING FROM BELOW 25 PERCENT IN ZAPATA COUNTY TO BELOW
45 PERCENT ALONG THE COAST...EACH LASTING FOR 2 HOURS OR MORE...
AND CURED FUELS.  HUMIDITY BELOW 25 PERCENT IN MOST AREAS WILL
TRIGGER FIRE DANGER AT LOWER WIND SPEEDS.  DETAILED DECISION
TABLES ARE FOUND AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RGV/?N=MAPCOLORS#FIRE.

&&

$$



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