Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
435 AM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

...FIRE WEATHER THREAT BECOMES ELEVATED SATURDAY FOR ALL AREAS OF
DEEP SOUTH TEXAS...

.VERY DRY AIR TO SPREAD ACROSS DEEP SOUTH TEXAS SATURDAY IN WAKE
OF A WEAK COLD FRONT. RAPIDLY LOWERING RELATIVE HUMIDITY COMBINES
WITH MODERATELY STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ELEVATING THE THREAT FOR
ENHANCE FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

TXZ248>257-060100-
/O.NEW.KBRO.FW.A.0001.160206T1700Z-160207T0100Z/
ZAPATA-JIM HOGG-BROOKS-KENEDY-STARR-HIDALGO-INLAND WILLACY-
INLAND CAMERON-COASTAL WILLACY-COASTAL CAMERON-
435 AM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND POTENTIAL STRONG WINDS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 248...249...250...251...252...253...254...255
...256 AND 257...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BROWNSVILLE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 248...249...250...251...
  252...253...254...255...256 AND 257.

* WIND...20 FOOT WINDS NORTHWEST 12-18 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...12 TO 18 PERCENT WEST AND 18-35 PERCENT COASTAL
  COUNTIES

* HIGHEST THREAT...ALONG AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 69E.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
FORECAST TO OCCUR. 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
H T T P : WEATHER DOT GOV / R G V / ? N = MAP COLORS # FIRE.
LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.

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