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Gale Watch

Statement as of 3:31 AM CST on January 20, 2017

Expires 10:00 PM EST on January 22, 2017


... Gale watch in effect from late Saturday night through Sunday
evening...

The National Weather Service in Corpus Christi has issued a gale
watch... which is in effect from late Saturday night through
Sunday evening.

* Winds: northwest 25 to 30 knots with frequent gusts to gale
force across bays and nearshore waters and sustained gale force
winds across offshore waters. Brief gusts to storm force will be
possible across offshore waters.

* Waves/seas: bays rough to occasionally very rough. Seas building
to 5 to 7 feet nearshore and 9 to 11 feet offshore.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A gale watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased... but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.



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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 4:11 AM CST on January 20, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on January 22, 2017


... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Sunday morning
through Sunday afternoon for strong winds and low humidity for
fire weather zones 248, 249, 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256,
and 257...

* affected area... fire weather zones 248, 249, 250, 251, 252,
253, 254, 255, 256, and 257.

* Wind... northwest 25 to 35 gusting to 45 mph. 20 ft northwest
winds 20 to 30 gusting to 40 mph.

* Humidity... decreasing into the mid teens west of U.S.
77/I-69e Sunday afternoon... and into the mid and lower 20s
east of U.S. 77/I-69e to the coast.

* Thunderstorms... not expected.

* Highest threat... is located across the mid and Upper Valley
early Sunday afternoon when winds and relative humidity
values will be optimized.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended. Avoid contact between hot
objects and grasses... which can burn hot and fast.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that 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. Listen for later forecasts and possible red
flag warnings.





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