Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
541 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

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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-
541 AM CDT WED AUG 20 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 FROM 2 PM TO 9 PM CDT FOR WEBB
COUNTY DUE TO DRY FUELS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...AND GUSTY
SOUTHEAST WINDS. ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE BRUSH COUNTRY.

A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM CDT FOR
NUECES...SAN PATRICIO...KLEBERG...JIM WELLS...AND VICTORIA
COUNTIES FOR HEAT INDICES OF 110 DEGREES OR GREATER. AFTERNOON
HEAT INDICES FROM 105 TO 109 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED ELSEWHERE ACROSS
SOUTH TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM TO 10 PM THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR BAYS...WATERWAYS...AND WATERS OUT 20 NM
FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS.

A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS IN EFFECT TODAY FOR GULF FACING
BEACHES OF THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER SOUTH TEXAS AND THE
ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 105 AND 109 ARE EXPECTED OVER THE
COASTAL BEND...EASTERN BRUSH COUNTRY...AND COASTAL BEND DURING THE
AFTERNOON THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...WITH A FEW LOCATIONS REACHING
110 DEGREES FOR A SHORT TIME THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

ELEVATED TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS MAY OCCUR DURING THE
AFTERNOON HOURS OVER PORTIONS OF THE RIO GRANDE PLAINS THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY. DIMINISHING WINDS THIS WEEKEND WILL DIMINISH THE FIRE
WEATHER CONCERNS THIS WEEKEND THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

THE RIP CURRENT RISK ALONG GULF FACING BEACHES MAY BECOME
ELEVATED AT TIMES THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

RH/GW



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