Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
406 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

...HIGH FIRE DANGER RISK LATE SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
   AFTERNOON OVER SOUTH TEXAS...

.THE CENTER OF A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE
EASTWARD ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS AND NORTHERN TEXAS SATURDAY
NIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY. IN RESPONSE...A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL
MOVE RAPIDLY ACROSS SOUTH TEXAS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY
SUNDAY MORNING. AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE...CONDITIONS WILL FAVOR THE
VERTICAL MIXING OF VERY STRONG NORTHWEST WIND FROM ALOFT
ASSOCIATED WITH RAPID DRYING OF THE ATMOSPHERE. THERE IS HIGH
CONFIDENCE THAT A CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITION WILL COMMENCE
LATE SUNDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

TXZ229>234-239>247-191815-
/O.NEW.KCRP.FW.A.0001.170122T1600Z-170123T0000Z/
LA SALLE-MCMULLEN-LIVE OAK-BEE-GOLIAD-VICTORIA-WEBB-DUVAL-
JIM WELLS-KLEBERG-NUECES-SAN PATRICIO-ARANSAS-REFUGIO-CALHOUN-
406 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR VERY STRONG WIND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
SOUTH TEXAS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* AFFECTED AREA...LA SALLE...MCMULLEN...LIVE OAK...BEE...
  GOLIAD...VICTORIA...WEBB...DUVAL...JIM WELLS...KLEBERG...
  NUECES...SAN PATRICIO...ARANSAS...REFUGIO...CALHOUN.

* TIMING...STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST WIND AND CRITICALLY LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO COMMENCE DURING THE
LATE MORNING HOURS SUNDAY. THIS CONDITION IS EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* WIND...WEST TO NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 TO
  50 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES 15 TO 20 PERCENT
  OVER THE RIO GRAND PLAINS TO 25 TO 35 PERCENT OVER THE COASTAL
  BEND AND OVER THE VICTORIA CROSSROADS.

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

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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