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
152 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON
FOR COUNTIES ALONG AND EAST OF A FREDERICKSBURG TO CASTROVILLE TO
PLEASANTON LINE...

.GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY ARE
PRODUCING CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON PER
LATEST OBSERVATIONS. NORTH WINDS HAVE GUSTED BETWEEN 20 AND 30 MPH
THIS AFTERNOON ALONG WITH LOW TO UPPER TEEN RELATIVE HUMIDITY
PERCENTILES. THESE CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR RAPID WILDFIRE
GROWTH AND SPREAD IF ONE WAS TO OCCUR. THE WINDS WILL DROP QUICKLY
AT SUNSET AND RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL SLOWLY RISE THROUGH THE
EVENING HOURS.

TXZ171>173-188>194-205>209-220>225-082300-
/O.CON.KEWX.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160208T2300Z/
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-GILLESPIE-KENDALL-BLANCO-HAYS-TRAVIS-
BASTROP-LEE-BEXAR-COMAL-GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-ATASCOSA-
WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-
152 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY NORTH WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 171...172...173...190...191...192...193...
194...206...207...208...209...221...222...223...224 AND 225...

* WIND...NORTH TO NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 20 WITH GUSTS TO 25 TO 30
  MPH.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM AFTERNOON HUMIDITY FALLING TO 10-20 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.

&&

$$

ALLEN

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