Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
316 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS SATURDAY AFTERNOON FOR ALL OF
SOUTH TEXAS....

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.
THE FRONT WILL BRING IN MUCH DRIER AIR TO THE REGION. NORTHWEST
WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS
BY MID MORNING. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL FALL TO AROUND 35
PERCENT ALONG THE COAST TO AROUND 15 PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE
DURING THE AFTERNOON. THIS WILL LEAD TO CRITICAL FIRE DANGER
CONDITIONS FOR ALL OF SOUTH TEXAS MAINLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

TXZ229>234-239>247-061200-
/O.NEW.KCRP.FW.W.0003.160206T1700Z-160206T2300Z/
LA SALLE-MCMULLEN-LIVE OAK-BEE-GOLIAD-VICTORIA-WEBB-DUVAL-
JIM WELLS-KLEBERG-NUECES-SAN PATRICIO-ARANSAS-REFUGIO-CALHOUN-
316 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 5 PM CST SATURDAY FOR
STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR SOUTH TEXAS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 5 PM CST SATURDAY.

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

* TIMING...LATE MORNING THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.

* WIND...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...LOWEST AFTERNOON HUMIDITY WILL RANGE FROM 15 PERCENT
  ALONG THE RIO GRANDE TO AROUND 35 PERCENT ALONG THE COAST.

* IMPACTS...FIRES WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY. SUBSTANTIAL
  RESISTANCE TO CONTROL EFFORTS WILL OCCUR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO EXERCISE CARE WITH RESPECT TO ALL OUTDOOR
ACTIVITIES THAT COULD INADVERTENTLY CAUSE WILDFIRES. REPORT
WILDFIRES QUICKLY TO THE NEAREST FIRE DEPARTMENT OR LAW
ENFORCEMENT OFFICE.

&&

$$

TMT



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