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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
1048 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 CONTINUE 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 MONDAY
AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY ACROSS NORTHEAST SECTIONS OF THE AREA. THE
WINDS WILL DROP QUICKLY AT SUNSET...THUS REDUCING THE FIRE RISK
MONDAY EVENING.

TXZ171>173-190>194-208-209-223-225-081300-
/O.CON.KEWX.FW.A.0003.160208T1800Z-160209T0000Z/
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-BLANCO-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-CALDWELL-
FAYETTE-GONZALES-LAVACA-
1048 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS 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...

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
947 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT MONDAY FOR AREAS ALONG AND WEST
OF A LINE FROM SHERMAN TO DALLAS TO CENTERVILLE...

.STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS AND A DRY AIRMASS WILL GENERATE ELEVATED
TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR MUCH OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
TEXAS ON MONDAY. THE MOST VOLATILE CONDITIONS WILL EXIST ROUGHLY
ALONG AND WEST OF A LING FROM SHERMAN TO DALLAS TO CENTERVILLE.

TXZ091-092-100>103-115>119-129>134-141>147-156>162-174-175-081200-
/O.CON.KFWD.FW.A.0002.160208T1500Z-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-
947 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST MONDAY
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON DUE TO STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS AND A VERY
DRY AIRMASS FOR LOCATIONS ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM SHERMAN TO
DALLAS TO CENTERVILLE...

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

* TIMING...FROM MID MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS ON
  MONDAY. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE AFTER SUNSET AS TEMPERATURES
  DROP AND WINDS SUBSIDE.

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

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

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRE THAT DEVELOPS WILL BE ABLE TO SPREAD
  RAPIDLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

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