Fire Weather Warning

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Aransas Islands-
456 AM CST Thu Dec 13 2018

…RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CST
THIS EVENING FOR DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS FOR ARANSAS COUNTY
ISLANDS…
…FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR FRIDAY…

The National Weather Service in Corpus Christi has issued a Red
Flag Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 7 PM
CST this evening. The Fire Weather Watch for Friday has been
cancelled.

* TIMING…late this morning through early this evening.

* WIND…West to northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* HUMIDITY…35 to 40 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. 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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