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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
1113 AM 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 WILL
PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS LATE MORNING THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON FOR AREAS ALONG AND EAST OF A FREDERICKSBURG TO
CASTROVILLE TO PLEASANTON LINE. NORTH WINDS HAVE ALREADY GUSTED
TO 25 AND 30 MPH ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE REGION AND THIS IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE AS HUMIDITY VALUES CONTINUE TO LOWER THROUGH
THE AFTERNOON. THESE CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR RAPID FIRE
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.

TXZ188-189-205-220-082300-
/O.EXA.KEWX.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160208T2300Z/
GILLESPIE-KENDALL-BEXAR-ATASCOSA-
1113 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING 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...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON.

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

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM AFTERNOON HUMIDITY FALLING TO 15-20
  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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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
405 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-091000-
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-
405 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT ALONG AND EAST OF A LLANO TO NEW
BRAUNFELS TO KARNES CITY LINE...INCLUDING THE AUSTIN METRO
AREA...FROM 10 AM TO 5 PM TODAY. RELATIVE HUMIDITIES IN THE TEENS
AND NORTHERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH WIND GUSTS
UP TO 30 MPH POSSIBLE. THESE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL
BE FAVORABLE FOR THE RAPID SPREAD OF ANY WILDFIRE THAT DEVELOPS.
CAUTION IS HIGHLY URGED WHEN DEALING WITH POSSIBLE IGNITION
SOURCES.

ELEVATED TO NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS TODAY. RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES IN THE TEENS AND NORTHERLY WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WITH
HIGHER GUSTS ARE EXPECTED.

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

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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