Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Austin/San Antonio, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio TX
243 PM CDT Mon Apr 16 2018

...A Red Flag Warning remains in effect for areas generally along
and west of US Highway 83 for this afternoon and early evening...

.A dry airmass will linger over South Central Texas today as Gulf
of Mexico moisture remains cut off. However, southerly winds will
increase with sustained wind speeds of 15 to 25 mph and gusts to
35 mph. Humidities will fall into the teens this afternoon into
early evening. As a result, critical fire weather conditions are
expected and have issued a Red Flag Warning for areas generally
along and west of US Highway 83.

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243 PM CDT Mon Apr 16 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR WINDY AND DRY CONDITIONS...

* WIND...Southerly winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

* HUMIDITY...15 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.

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