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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
500 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...INCREASED FIRE WEATHER THREAT MONDAY...

.A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE REGION AROUND
DAWN MONDAY. BREEZY WINDS AND DRIER AIR BEHIND THE FRONT WILL
INCREASE MONDAY AFTERNOON...WITH MINIMUM HUMIDITY VALUES 15 TO 20
PERCENT. THE HIGHEST FIRE WEATHER THREATS WILL BE ALONG AND EAST
OF US HIGHWAY 281 EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON.

TXZ250-251-253>257-071900-
/O.NEW.KBRO.FW.A.0002.160208T1500Z-160209T0000Z/
BROOKS-KENEDY-HIDALGO-INLAND WILLACY-INLAND CAMERON-
COASTAL WILLACY-COASTAL CAMERON-
500 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 250...251...253...254...255...256 AND 257...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BROWNSVILLE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 250...251...253...254...
  255...256 AND 257.

* WIND...NORTH WINDS 15 MILES PER HOUR.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 20 PERCENT

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

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