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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
421 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...Critical Fire Weather conditions for western half of Deep South
Texas mornign and afternoon...

.Extreme heat will combine with very low humidity and moderately
strong winds producing elevated to critical fire danger. Areas of
concern are the Mid and Upper Rio Grande Valley as well as the
Northern and Western Ranchlands.

TXZ248>250-252-253-261800-
/O.NEW.KBRO.FW.W.0005.170426T1600Z-170426T2100Z/
Zapata-Jim Hogg-Brooks-Starr-Hidalgo-
421 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM CDT
THIS AFTERNOON FOR very low relative humidity and moderately
strong winds FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 248, 249, 250, 252, AND
253...

The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 4 PM CDT
this afternoon.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 248, 249, 250, 252, and
  253.

* WIND...West to northwest 15 to 20 mph occasional higher gusts.

* HUMIDITY...10 to 15 percent

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means critical fire weather conditions are
occurring now...or will shortly. In general...these conditions
include sustained 20 foot winds of 25 MPH or greater...humidity
ranging from below 25 percent in Zapata County to below
45 percent along the coast...each lasting for 2 hours or longer...
and cured fuels. Humidity below 25 percent in most areas will
trigger fire danger at lower wind speeds. Detailed decision
tables are found at HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RGV/?N=MAPCOLORS#FIRE.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
334 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...CRITICAL FIRE DANGER RISK TODAY ACROSS THE RIO GRANDE PLAINS
BRUSH COUNTRY AND WESTERN COASTAL PLAINS...

.Moderate to strong Northwest wind with frequent gusts, along with
critically low relative humidity values are expected across the
western portions of South Texas this afternoon. Winds are expected
to decrease to below Red Flag Warning criteria by late afternoon,
although humidity will remain quite low.

TXZ229>231-239>241-262300-
/O.NEW.KCRP.FW.W.0003.170426T1600Z-170426T2300Z/
La Salle-McMullen-Live Oak-Webb-Duval-Jim Wells-
334 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CDT
THIS EVENING FOR THE BRUSH COUNTRY AND WESTERN COASTAL PLAINS...

The National Weather Service in Corpus Christi has issued a Red
Flag Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 6 PM
CDT this evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...La Salle...McMullen...Live Oak...Webb...
  Duval...Jim Wells.

* TIMING...11 AM CDT to 6 PM CDT.

* WIND...Northwest 20 to 25 MPH with gusts around 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 20 percent.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now....or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior. 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.

&&

$$

TE


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1031 AM CDT WED APR 26 2017

...STRONG ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS THIS
MORNING...

.STRONG SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE GULF WATERS AND
SOUTHERN BAYS THIS MORNING AS LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS OVER THE
SOUTHERN PLAINS STATES. THE STRONG FLOW WILL WEAKEN BY EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON AS A FRONTAL BOUNDARY MOVES INTO SOUTH TEXAS.

GMZ270-275-261900-
/O.EXT.KCRP.SC.Y.0046.000000T0000Z-170426T1900Z/
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1031 AM CDT WED APR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: SOUTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.

* WAVES/SEAS: 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET
  SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 7 FEET OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS. MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE
ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND CONSIDER WIND AND SEA
CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$

TMT


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
1040 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

GMZ130-132-135-150-155-170-175-271545-
Laguna Madre from the Port of Brownsville to the Arroyo Colorado-
Laguna Madre from the Arroyo Colorado To 5 NM north of Port
Mansfield TX-
Laguna Madre from 5 nm north of Port Mansfield to Baffin Bay TX-
Coastal waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield out 20 nm-
Waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande extending from 20 to
60 nm-
Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield extending from 20 to
60 nm-
1040 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of The Gulf of
Mexico and The Laguna Madre.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Small craft advisories may be needed overnight for the offshore
waters.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Small craft advisories may be needed for all or portions of the
coastal waters Friday through Monday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Castillo

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
1040 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

TXZ248>257-271545-
Zapata-Jim Hogg-Brooks-Kenedy-Starr-Hidalgo-Inland Willacy-
Inland Cameron-Coastal Willacy-Coastal Cameron-
1040 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Deep South
Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A red flag warning is in effect from 11am to 4 pm for the western
two thirds of Deep South Texas. Coastal counties will have an
elevated threat for fire weather conditions this afternoon.

A moderate risk of rip currents along area beaches today and
tonight.

Very hot and dry conditions expected for all areas this afternoon
with temperatures between 100-105 degrees west of interstate 69E.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Rip current risk will be elevated Friday through Monday

Wind advisory may be needed for the Lower Rio Grande Valley Friday
for strong south winds.

Very hot temperatures are expected Friday and Saturday heat
advisories may be needed for either or both days.

Elevated to critical fire weather conditions are possible for all
areas of Deep South Texas for low humidity and strong winds.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
519 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

TXZ229>234-239>247-271030-
La Salle-McMullen-Live Oak-Bee-Goliad-Victoria-Webb-Duval-
Jim Wells-Kleberg-Nueces-San Patricio-Aransas-Refugio-Calhoun-
519 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Texas and the Middle
Texas Coastal Waters.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Red Flag Warning is in effect for the western Coastal Plains,
Brush Country and Rio Grande Plains from 11 AM to 6 PM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Isolated thunderstorms may occur late Saturday afternoon through
Sunday morning. Severe thunderstorms are not expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
519 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

GMZ230-235-250-255-270-275-271030-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O`Connor-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-
519 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Texas and the Middle
Texas Coastal Waters.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Small Craft Advisory in effect for the Bays until 9 AM and the
Coastal Waters until 11 AM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Small craft advisory conditions will likely develop this weekend in
advance of and behind a cold front.

Isolated thunderstorms may occur late Saturday afternoon through
Sunday morning. Severe thunderstorms are not expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

TE/TB

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
408 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-270915-
Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM-
Galveston Bay-Matagorda Bay-
Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM-
408 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Moderate to occasionally strong onshore winds will result in Small
Craft Advisories across the Gulf waters this morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Elevated winds and building seas may warrant Small Craft
Advisories at times Thursday through Sunday as a series of cold
fronts move across the waters.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

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