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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
531 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 6 PM CST TODAY...

TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-090000-
/O.CON.KFWD.WI.Y.0001.160208T1500Z-160209T0000Z/
MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN-
HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS-
ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL-
JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL-
NAVARRO-FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS-
LIMESTONE-LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOWIE...NOCONA...GAINESVILLE...
SHERMAN...DENISON...BONHAM...PARIS...GRAHAM...OLNEY...JACKSBORO...
DECATUR...BRIDGEPORT...DENTON...LEWISVILLE...FLOWER MOUND...
THE COLONY...PLANO...GREENVILLE...COMMERCE...COOPER...
SULPHUR SPRINGS...BRECKENRIDGE...MINERAL WELLS...WEATHERFORD...
BRIAR...FORT WORTH...ARLINGTON...DALLAS...ROCKWALL...TERRELL...
KAUFMAN...FORNEY...WILLS POINT...CANTON...GRAND SALINE...VAN...
EDGEWOOD...EMORY...POINT...EAST TAWAKONI...CISCO...EASTLAND...
RANGER...GORMAN...STEPHENVILLE...DUBLIN...GRANBURY...
OAK TRAIL SHORES...GLEN ROSE...CLEBURNE...BURLESON...WAXAHACHIE...
ENNIS...MIDLOTHIAN...GLENN HEIGHTS...ATHENS...GUN BARREL CITY...
COMANCHE...DE LEON...GOLDTHWAITE...HAMILTON...HICO...CLIFTON...
MERIDIAN...VALLEY MILLS...HILLSBORO...CORSICANA...TEAGUE...
FAIRFIELD...PALESTINE...LAMPASAS...COPPERAS COVE...GATESVILLE...
KILLEEN...TEMPLE...FORT HOOD...WACO...MARLIN...MEXIA...
GROESBECK...BUFFALO...CENTERVILLE...JEWETT...OAKWOOD...CAMERON...
ROCKDALE...HEARNE...FRANKLIN...CALVERT
531 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM
CST THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...9 AM CST TO 6 PM CST TODAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH SOME GUSTS OVER
  35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING...ESPECIALLY OF HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES...MAY
  BECOME DIFFICULT AT TIMES. RESIDENTS SHOULD ENSURE LIGHTWEIGHT
  OUTDOOR OBJECTS ARE SECURED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 20 TO
30 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. BOATERS SHOULD
USE EXTRA CAUTION WHEN VENTURING ONTO AREA LAKES.  RESIDENTS MAY
WISH TO TAKE ACTION TO SECURE TRASH CANS...LAWN FURNITURE...AND
OTHER LIGHTWEIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS THAT MAY BE BLOWN AROUND IN THE
STRONG WINDS.

&&

$$

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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
428 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT MONDAY FOR AREAS ALONG AND WEST OF
A LINE FROM GAINESVILLE TO DALLAS TO CENTERVILLE...

.STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS AND A DRY AIR MASS WILL GENERATE CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR MUCH OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS TODAY.
THE MOST VOLATILE CONDITIONS WILL EXIST ROUGHLY ALONG AND WEST OF
A LINE FROM GAINESVILLE TO DALLAS TO CENTERVILLE.

TXZ091-092-100>103-115>119-129>134-141>147-156>162-174-175-081830-
/O.UPG.KFWD.FW.A.0002.160208T1500Z-160209T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KFWD.FW.W.0004.160208T1500Z-160209T0000Z/
MONTAGUE-COOKE-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-
TARRANT-DALLAS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL-JOHNSON-ELLIS-
COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL-NAVARRO-FREESTONE-LAMPASAS-
CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS-LIMESTONE-LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON-
428 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CST
THIS EVENING DUE TO STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS AND A VERY DRY AIR MASS FOR
LOCATIONS ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM GAINESVILLE TO DALLAS TO
CENTERVILLE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CST
THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...LOCATIONS ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM
  GAINESVILLE TO DALLAS TO CENTERVILLE.

* TIMING...FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS
  TODAY. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE AFTER SUNSET AS TEMPERATURES
  DROP AND WINDS SUBSIDE.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST AT 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 35 MPH.

* RH...MINIMUM VALUES BETWEEN 15 AND 25 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL BE ABLE TO SPREAD
  RAPIDLY.

&&

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF STRONG
WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND DRY VEGETATION CAN CONTRIBUTE
TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. AVOID ALL OUTSIDE BURNING AND WELDING
TODAY. DO NOT TOSS LIT CIGARETTE BUTTS OUTSIDE. REPORT WILD FIRES
TO THE NEAREST FIRE DEPARTMENT OR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICE.

&&

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
427 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-091030-
MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN-
HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS-
ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL-
JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL-NAVARRO-
FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS-LIMESTONE-
LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON-
427 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TODAY FOR LOCATIONS
ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM GAINESVILLE TO DALLAS TO
CENTERVILLE....WHERE A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM
UNTIL 6 PM. FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE ELEVATED ACROSS THE
REST OF THE REGION.

NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED ACROSS ALL OF NORTH
AND CENTRAL TEXAS TODAY. SOME WIND GUSTS OVER 35 MPH ARE LIKELY.
A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THROUGH 6 PM TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.
NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



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