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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1109 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...RED FLAG CONDITIONS ACROSS THE WESTERN BRUSH COUNTRY THIS
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING...

.THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...20 FOOT WIND SPEEDS BETWEEN
15 AND 25 MPH WITH FREQUENT GUSTS BETWEEN 25 AND 30 MPH AT
TIMES...AND LOW HUMIDITY VALUES WILL LEAD TO CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS OVER WEBB AND LA SALLE COUNTIES THIS AFTERNOON.


TXZ229-239-220200-
/O.CON.KCRP.FW.W.0010.140821T1900Z-140822T0200Z/
LA SALLE-WEBB-
1109 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR DRY FUELS...GUSTY WINDS...AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
WESTERN BRUSH COUNTRY...

* TIMING...EARLY AFTERNOON THROUGH MID EVENING.

* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO NEAR 30
  MPH.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AROUND 25 PERCENT.

* 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.

&&

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