Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
409 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

...ELEVATED THREAT OF ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR THIS AFTERNOON...

THERE IS AN ELEVATED THREAT OF ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR BEGINNING
AROUND NOON AND CONTINUING THROUGH 6 PM. THERE IS ALSO A THREAT
FOR ENHANCED WILDFIRE GROWTH AND RAPID SPREAD POTENTIAL.

A DRY COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP THROUGH DEEP SOUTH TEXAS TODAY WITH
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS EXPECTED. MUCH DRIER AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE
REGION AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL PLUMMET IN THE MID TEENS
TO LOWER 20S ACROSS ALL OF RANCHLANDS AND RIO GRANDE VALLEY THIS
AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION...20-FOOT WIND SPEEDS WILL BE NEAR OR JUST
BELOW 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO NEAR 20 MPH. EXTREME CAUTION IS URGED
IF BURNING TO TODAY.

THE THREAT WILL DIMINISH BY THIS EVENING AS WIND SPEEDS DECREASE
AND TEMPERATURES BEGIN TO COOL ALLOWING RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
TO RECOVER.

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