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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
657 AM CDT MON JUL 25 2016

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-261200-
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-
657 AM CDT MON JUL 25 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ONE MORE DAY OF ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THIS
AFTERNOON IN THE RIO GRANDE PLAINS. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF
20 TO 30 PERCENT AND SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH WILL HELP
INCREASE THE RISK FOR BRUSH AND GRASS FIRES TO SPREAD QUICKLY IF
THEY OCCUR. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO EXPECTED
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH GUSTY WINDS TO 40 MPH AND BRIEF
PERIODS OF LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE.

IN ADDITION TO THE FIRE WEATHER THREAT OUT WEST AND THUNDERSTORM
CHANCES...ELEVATED HEAT INDICES BETWEEN 105 AND 108 ARE EXPECTED
FOR A FEW HOURS THIS AFTERNOON ALONG AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 35 AND
IN THE RIO GRANDE PLAINS. PLEASE STAY HYDRATED AND TAKE FREQUENT
BREAKS DURING STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

MORE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ON TUESDAY
AS ANOTHER DISTURBANCE APPROACHES SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS. LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL TOTALS OF UP TO 3 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH
TUESDAY WITH ADDITIONAL RAINFALL POSSIBLE FROM MORE SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. RELATIVELY
DRY SOILS AND PROGRESSIVE STORMS SHOULD KEEP FLASH FLOOD CONCERNS
TO A MINIMUM...BUT AREAS THAT RECEIVE MULTIPLE PERIODS OF HEAVY
RAIN OR HAVE SLOW-MOVING STORMS OR TRAINING STORMS MAY EXPERIENCE
SOME FLOODING. STORM COVERAGE SHOULD BEGIN TO DECREASE BY
THURSDAY...WITH ONLY ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ALONG AND
EAST OF INTERSTATE 35 EXPECTED FOR FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND.
ALTHOUGH FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS SHOULD BE MINIMAL TUESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY...ELEVATED CONDITIONS MAY RETURN IN THE RIO GRANDE PLAINS
AND EDWARDS PLATEAU IF THEY DO NOT RECEIVE ADEQUATE WETTING RAINS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$




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