Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
338 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...A FIRE WEATHER IN EFFECT MONDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY EVENING...

.DRY TO VERY DRY AIR WILL FLOW INTO THE REGION MONDAY MORNING IN
THE WAKE OF STRONG COLD FRONT. NORTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE
AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUST OF 20 TO 25 MPH. THIS WEATHER IN
COMBINATION WITH DRY CURED FUELS WILL LEAD TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS.

TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-071745-
/O.NEW.KHGX.FW.A.0001.160208T1300Z-160209T0100Z/
AUSTIN-BRAZORIA-BRAZOS-BURLESON-CHAMBERS-COLORADO-FORT BEND-
GALVESTON-GRIMES-HARRIS-HOUSTON-JACKSON-LIBERTY-MADISON-MATAGORDA-
MONTGOMERY-POLK-SAN JACINTO-TRINITY-WALKER-WALLER-WASHINGTON-
WHARTON-
338 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR DRY NORTH WINDS FOR SOUTHEAST TEXAS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A
FIRE WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED COUNTIES... HOUSTON...TRINITY...MADISON...WALKER...
  SAN JACINTO...POLK...BURLESON...BRAZOS...WASHINGTON...
  GRIMES...MONTGOMERY...LIBERTY...COLORADO...AUSTIN...WALLER...
  HARRIS...CHAMBERS...WHARTON...FORT BEND...JACKSON...
  MATAGORDA...BRAZORIA...GALVESTON.

* WIND...NORTHERLY WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH FREQUENT GUSTS OF 20
  TO 25 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...18 TO 25 PERCENT.


* HIGHEST THREAT...OF THE STRONGEST WINDS AND LOWEST HUMIDITIES
  SHOULD BE FOR AN AREA FROM MADISONVILLE TO RICHMOND TO FREEPORT
  AND WESTWARD.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR
  FIRE STARTS WITH VERY RAPID EXPANSION OF WILDFIRES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

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