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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
1232 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON FOR AREAS ALONG AND
WEST OF A LINE FROM GAINESVILLE TO DALLAS TO CENTERVILLE...

.STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS AND A DRY AIR MASS WILL GENERATE CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR MUCH OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS
THIS AFTERNOON. THE MOST VOLATILE CONDITIONS WILL EXIST ROUGHLY
ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM GAINESVILLE TO DALLAS TO
CENTERVILLE.

TXZ091-092-100>103-115>119-129>134-141>147-156>162-174-175-090000-
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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-
1232 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
DUE TO STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS AND A VERY DRY AIR MASS FOR LOCATIONS
ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM GAINESVILLE TO DALLAS TO
CENTERVILLE...

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

* TIMING...THROUGH 6 PM TODAY. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE AFTER
  SUNSET AS TEMPERATURES DROP AND WINDS SUBSIDE.

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

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

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL BE ABLE TO SPREAD
  RAPIDLY.

&&

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF STRONG
WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND DRY VEGETATION CAN CONTRIBUTE
TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. AVOID ALL OUTSIDE BURNING AND WELDING
TODAY. DO NOT TOSS LIT CIGARETTE BUTTS OUTSIDE. REPORT WILD FIRES
TO THE NEAREST FIRE DEPARTMENT OR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICE.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
952 AM PST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING FOR
GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR MOST OF VENTURA
AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES...

.A STRONG AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT BASIN WILL CONTINUE
TO PRODUCE STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. NORTHEAST
WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 60 MPH WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AS
WELL AS THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY AND COASTAL VALLEYS OF VENTURA
COUNTY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE VALLEYS OF
VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES...AS WELL AS THE VENTURA COUNTY
COASTAL PLAIN AND THE LOS ANGELES COAST FROM MALIBU TO THE
HOLLYWOOD HILLS...WIND GUSTS BETWEEN 40 AND 50 MPH WILL CONTINUE.
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES TODAY WILL BE IN THE TEENS AND SINGLE
DIGITS...WITH POOR RECOVERY EXPECTED TONIGHT. GIVEN THE
COMBINATION OF STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
EARLY THIS EVENING FOR MOST OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES.
OFFSHORE FLOW AND ELEVATED FIRE DANGER WILL CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY.

CAZ240-241-244-547-548-090200-
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VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY-
952 AM PST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY OFFSHORE WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE SAN
FERNANDO AND VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS...VENTURA COUNTY
COAST...THE FOOTHILLS ABOVE THE SAN GABRIEL VALLEY AND THE LOS
ANGELES COAST FROM MALIBU TO THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 40 AND
  50 MPH THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS
  BETWEEN 30 AND 40 MPH BY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...TEENS AND SINGLE DIGITS THROUGH LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON. POOR RECOVERIES TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCUR...CONDITIONS COULD BE
  FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WHICH WOULD THREATEN LIFE
  AND PROPERTY.

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 WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE
OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

SUKUP/THOMPSON

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
952 AM PST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING FOR
GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR MOST OF VENTURA
AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES...

.A STRONG AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT BASIN WILL CONTINUE
TO PRODUCE STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. NORTHEAST
WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 60 MPH WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AS
WELL AS THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY AND COASTAL VALLEYS OF VENTURA
COUNTY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE VALLEYS OF
VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES...AS WELL AS THE VENTURA COUNTY
COASTAL PLAIN AND THE LOS ANGELES COAST FROM MALIBU TO THE
HOLLYWOOD HILLS...WIND GUSTS BETWEEN 40 AND 50 MPH WILL CONTINUE.
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES TODAY WILL BE IN THE TEENS AND SINGLE
DIGITS...WITH POOR RECOVERY EXPECTED TONIGHT. GIVEN THE
COMBINATION OF STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
EARLY THIS EVENING FOR MOST OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES.
OFFSHORE FLOW AND ELEVATED FIRE DANGER WILL CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY.

CAZ245-246-253-254-288-090200-
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VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
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VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS / LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS / ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST-
SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-
952 AM PST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY OFFSHORE WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
MOUNTAINS OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES INCLUDING THE SANTA
MONICA MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY AND VENTURA
COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS...

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN
  55 AND 65 MPH THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING 20 TO 30 MPH WITH
  GUSTS BETWEEN 40 AND 50 MPH BY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...TEENS AND SINGLE DIGITS THROUGH LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON. POOR RECOVERIES TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCUR...CONDITIONS COULD BE
  FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WHICH WOULD THREATEN LIFE
  AND PROPERTY.

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 WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE
OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1136 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED OVER MUCH OF SOUTH
TEXAS TODAY...

.ANOTHER COLD FRONT HAS MOVED ACROSS SOUTH TEXAS THIS MORNING.
STRONG NORTH WINDS HAVE DEVELOPED BEHIND THIS FRONT...AND FALLING RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ACROSS THE COASTAL BEND...VICTORIA CROSSROADS...AND EASTERN BRUSH
COUNTRY...OR GENERALLY AREAS EAST OF HIGHWAY 16 FROM TILDEN TO
FREER.

TXZ230>234-240>247-082300-
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MCMULLEN-LIVE OAK-BEE-GOLIAD-VICTORIA-DUVAL-JIM WELLS-KLEBERG-
NUECES-SAN PATRICIO-ARANSAS-REFUGIO-CALHOUN-
1136 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON FOR STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

* TIMING...9 AM TO 5 PM MONDAY.

* WIND...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT OVER INLAND AREAS AND 25 TO 30 PERCENT
  OVER THE IMMEDIATE COAST.

* IMPACTS...FIRES WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY. SUBSTANTIAL
  RESISTANCE TO CONTROL EFFORTS WILL OCCUR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO EXERCISE CARE WITH RESPECT TO ALL OUTDOOR
ACTIVITIES THAT COULD INADVERTENTLY CAUSE WILDFIRES. REPORT
WILDFIRES QUICKLY TO THE NEAREST FIRE DEPARTMENT OR LAW
ENFORCEMENT OFFICE.

&&

$$

LK

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
1118 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON...

.WITH A COMBINATION OF GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS...VERY
DRY AIR AND VERY DRY VEGETATION...A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN
ISSUED FOR THIS AFTERNOON...FOR THE FAR NORTHERN AND EASTERN
PARTS OF WEST CENTRAL TEXAS.

TXZ098-099-114-128-140-155-090000-
/O.NEW.KSJT.FW.W.0005.160208T1800Z-160209T0000Z/
HASKELL-THROCKMORTON-SHACKELFORD-CALLAHAN-BROWN-SAN SABA-
1118 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON
AND EARLY EVENING FOR NORTHERN AND EASTERN PARTS OF THE BIG
COUNTRY...AND EASTERN PARTS OF THE HEARTLAND.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN ANGELO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 098...099...114...128...
  140 AND 155.

* WIND...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 20 MPH...WITH A FEW GUSTS TO 30 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.

&&

$$

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.

&&

$$

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.

TXZ171>173-190>194-206>209-221>225-082300-
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GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-
1113 AM 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 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.

&&

$$

ALLEN

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
1058 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

TXZ010-014-015-019-020-090000-
/O.NEW.KAMA.FW.W.0002.160208T1800Z-160209T0000Z/
HEMPHILL-GRAY-WHEELER-DONLEY-COLLINGSWORTH-
1058 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR STRONG
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE SOUTHEAST TEXAS PANHANDLE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AMARILLO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN TEXAS...HEMPHILL...GRAY...WHEELER...DONLEY AND
  COLLINGSWORTH COUNTIES.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...20 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES BETWEEN 10 AND 15
  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 WILL
CREATE FAVORABLE WEATHER FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD. AVOID
ACTIVITIES THAT PROMOTE OPEN FLAMES AND SPARKS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1029 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...INCREASED FIRE WEATHER THREAT TODAY...

.A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION LATER THIS
MORNING. NORTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 20 MPH LATE THIS
MORNING INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON. HUMIDITY VALUES WILL FALL BELOW
20 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON. THE COMBINATION OF THESE FEATURES...
ALONG WITH CONTINUED FINE FUEL DRYING...WILL BRING THE THREAT OF
ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR. BY SUNSET...CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE WITH
DECREASING WINDS AND INCREASING HUMIDITY VALUES.

TXZ249>257-090000-
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JIM HOGG-BROOKS-KENEDY-STARR-HIDALGO-INLAND WILLACY-
INLAND CAMERON-COASTAL WILLACY-COASTAL CAMERON-
1029 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
FOR BREEZY NORTH WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

* WIND...NORTH WINDS 15 MILES PER HOUR

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM HUMIDITY OF 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 CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY.  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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
859 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECT THIS AFTERNOON...

.BREEZY NORTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS MORNING AND COMBINE
WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY TO PRODUCE RED FLAG CONDITIONS BY THIS
AFTERNOON. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED FROM AROUND NOON
THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.

OKZ021-022-033>038-044-TXZ083>085-087-088-082300-
/O.EXA.KOUN.FW.W.0004.160208T1800Z-160209T0000Z/
BECKHAM-WASHITA-HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-TILLMAN-COMANCHE-
COTTON-HARDEMAN-FOARD-WILBARGER-KNOX-BAYLOR-
859 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING FOR WINDY CONDITIONS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA AND PART OF NORTHERN TEXAS. THE OKLAHOMA
PORTION OF THE RED FLAG WARNING WAS REQUESTED BY OKLAHOMA FORESTRY
SERVICES...

* WIND...NORTH TO NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURE...53 TO 57.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
859 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECT THIS AFTERNOON...

.BREEZY NORTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS MORNING AND COMBINE
WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY TO PRODUCE RED FLAG CONDITIONS BY THIS
AFTERNOON. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED FROM AROUND NOON
THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.

TXZ086-089-090-082300-
/O.CON.KOUN.FW.W.0004.160208T1800Z-160209T0000Z/
WICHITA-ARCHER-CLAY-
859 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM CST
THIS EVENING FOR WINDY CONDITIONS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
WICHITA...ARCHER...AND CLAY COUNTIES...

* WIND...NORTH TO NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 35MPH.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURE...54 TO 57.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
328 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...A RED FLAG WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
EARLY EVENING...

.VERY DRY AIR WILL SWEEP THROUGH THE AREA TODAY AS STRONG
NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS ARRIVE IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT.
CRITICALLY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DEVELOP LATE IN THE MORNING.
THE WINDS WILL INCREASE AND BECOME VERY GUSTY LATE IN THE MORNING
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 30
MPH WILL BE LIKELY. THIS WEATHER IN COMBINATION WITH DRY CURED
FUELS WILL LEAD TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-082200-
/O.CON.KHGX.FW.W.0001.160208T1300Z-160209T0100Z/
AUSTIN-BRAZORIA-BRAZOS-BURLESON-CHAMBERS-COLORADO-FORT BEND-
GALVESTON-GRIMES-HARRIS-HOUSTON-JACKSON-LIBERTY-MADISON-MATAGORDA-
MONTGOMERY-POLK-SAN JACINTO-TRINITY-WALKER-WALLER-WASHINGTON-
WHARTON-
328 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO
7 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND VERY LOW
HUMIDITY ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS...

* AFFECTED COUNTIES... HOUSTON...TRINITY...MADISON...WALKER...
  SAN JACINTO...POLK...BURLESON...BRAZOS...WASHINGTON...
  GRIMES... MONTGOMERY...LIBERTY...COLORADO...AUSTIN...WALLER...
  HARRIS... CHAMBERS...WHARTON...FORT BEND...JACKSON...
  MATAGORDA... BRAZORIA...GALVESTON.

* WIND...NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH FREQUENT
  GUSTS OF 30 TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...14 TO 21 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS WILDFIRE BURNING CONDITIONS WITH THE
  POTENTIAL FOR FIRE STARTS WITH VERY RAPID EXPANSION OF THE
  FIRE.

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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
319 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...VERY HIGH TO EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER TODAY...

KSZ050-067>069-082-083-091>093-090030-
/O.UPG.KICT.FW.A.0001.160208T1800Z-160209T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KICT.FW.W.0002.160208T1800Z-160209T0100Z/
RICE-RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-HARPER-SUMNER-COWLEY-
319 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CST THIS
EVENING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
050...067...068...069...082...083...091...092 AND 093...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CST THIS EVENING.

* EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER...IS FORECAST.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 30 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY
  AND BECOME VERY DIFFICULT TO CONTROL. 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.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER PRODUCT.

&&

$$

KETCHAM

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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