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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
332 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-082145-
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-VAL VERDE-EDWARDS-REAL-KERR-BANDERA-
GILLESPIE-KENDALL-BLANCO-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-KINNEY-UVALDE-
MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-MAVERICK-ZAVALA-
FRIO-ATASCOSA-WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-DIMMIT-
332 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

ELEVATED TO NEAR-CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR THIS
AFTERNOON AS 10-18 MPH WINDS WITH GUSTS TO NEAR 25 MPH OCCUR IN
COMBINATION WITH 20-30 PERCENT HUMIDITY VALUES. RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES WILL INCREASE OVERNIGHT BUT A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH
AND INCREASE WINDS FROM THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR PORTIONS
OF THE HILL COUNTRY...THE I-35 CORRIDOR AND PORTIONS OF THE
EASTERN COASTAL PLAINS. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE 15 TO 25
PERCENT IN COMBINATION WITH SUSTAINED WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH. WIND
GUSTS COULD REACH AS HIGH AS 30 MPH AND COULD PROMOTE GROWTH OF
ANY WILDFIRE IF ONE WAS TO OCCUR. CAUTION IS HIGHLY URGED WHEN
DEALING WITH POSSIBLE IGNITION SOURCES.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

ALLEN



Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
326 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH MONDAY AFTERNOON ALONG AND NORTHEAST OF A
LINE FROM LLANO TO SAN MARCOS TO HALLETTSVILLE...

.A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA OVERNIGHT. GUSTY NORTH TO
NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 30 MPH AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
PRODUCE ELEVATED TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY
ACROSS NORTHEAST SECTIONS OF THE AREA. THE WINDS WILL DROP QUICKLY
AT SUNSET MONDAY AFTERNOON...THUS REDUCING THE FIRE RISK MONDAY
EVENING.

TXZ171>173-190>194-208-209-223-225-080530-
/O.NEW.KEWX.FW.A.0003.160208T1800Z-160209T0000Z/
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-BLANCO-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-CALDWELL-
FAYETTE-GONZALES-LAVACA-
326 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
171...172...173...190...191... 192...193...194...208...209...223
AND 225...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO HAS ISSUED A
FIRE WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 171...172...173...190...
  191...192...193...194...208...209...223 AND 225.

* WIND...NORTH TO NORTHWEST AT 15-30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM AFTERNOON HUMIDITY FALLING TO 15-20 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...NONE.

* HIGHEST THREAT...ALONG AND NORTHEAST OF A LINE FROM LLANO TO
  SAN MARCOS TO HALLETTSVILLE.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR WITHIN THE NEXT 1 TO 4 DAYS.
MONITOR THE LATEST WEATHER FORECASTS FOR POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

&&

$$



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