Red Flag Warning and Wind Advisory issued

March 4th, 2013 at 8:52 pm by under Weather

Dry, northerly winds are expected Tuesday in the wake of a fast moving cold front. North winds at 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph are expected. The strong winds along with low humidities will result in critical fire weather conditions. A Red Flag Warning is in effect Tuesday for all of South Central Texas from 8 am to 8 pm. A wind advisory is also in effect Tuesday from 6 am to 6 pm for all of South Central Texas.
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 8 PM TUESDAY EVENING
FOR ALL OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS DUE TO WINDY AND DRY CONDITIONS...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND A DRY FRONT
EXPECTED TO COME ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS OVERNIGHT INTO TUESDAY
MORNING. STRONG NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH AND MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES IN THE TEENS AND LOWER 20S ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THE DRY
FRONT TUESDAY.

LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-KERR-BANDERA-GILLESPIE-KENDALL-BLANCO-
HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-UVALDE-MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-GUADALUPE-
CALDWELL-FAYETTE-MAVERICK-ZAVALA-FRIO-ATASCOSA-WILSON-KARNES-
GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-DIMMIT-

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 8 PM CST
TUESDAY FOR WINDY AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES CONDITIONS ACROSS
ALL OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS...

* 20-FOOT WIND...NORTHERLY AT 20 TO 30 MPH GUSTING UP TO 45 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 24 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...NONE.

* 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.  AVOID THE USE OF
OPEN FLAMES OR ANY ACTIVITIES THAT MAY GENERATE SPARKS.
ACCIDENTAL IGNITIONS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO GROW QUICKLY INTO
DANGEROUS WIND DRIVEN WILDFIRES.

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX

...A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM TUESDAY FOR
ALL OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS...

.A FAST MOVING FRONTAL BOUNDARY IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE OVERNIGHT
INTO TUESDAY MORNING AND CREATE WINDY AND GUSTY CONDITIONS ACROSS
ALL OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS FROM DAWN TO THE AFTERNOON HOURS ON TUESDAY.
NORTHERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH ARE
EXPECTED TO AFFECT THE AREA. WINDS ARE FORECASTED TO DIMINISH DURING
THE LATE AFTERNOON HOURS.

LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-VAL VERDE-EDWARDS-REAL-KERR-BANDERA-
GILLESPIE-KENDALL-BLANCO-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-KINNEY-UVALDE-
MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-MAVERICK-ZAVALA-
FRIO-ATASCOSA-WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-DIMMIT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LLANO...BURNET...GEORGETOWN...DEL RIO...
ROCKSPRINGS...LEAKEY...KERRVILLE...BANDERA...FREDERICKSBURG...
BOERNE...BLANCO...SAN MARCOS...AUSTIN...BASTROP...GIDDINGS...
BRACKETTVILLE...UVALDE...HONDO...SAN ANTONIO...NEW BRAUNFELS...
SEGUIN...LOCKHART...LA GRANGE...EAGLE PASS...CRYSTAL CITY...
PEARSALL...PLEASANTON...FLORESVILLE...KARNES CITY...GONZALES...
CUERO...HALLETTSVILLE...CARRIZO SPRINGS

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM CST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO HAS ISSUED A
WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM CST TUESDAY.

* TIMING...STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE FELT AROUND 8 AM TO 12 PM
  ACROSS THE HILL COUNTRY...10 AM TO 2 PM ACROSS THE I-35 CORRIDOR
  AND 12 PM TO 4 PM ACROSS THE FAR SOUTHERN COUNTIES.

* WINDS...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...LIGHT WEIGHT OBJECTS SUCH AS TRASH CANS...PATIO
  FURNITURE AND LAWN DECORATIONS WILL BE BLOWN AROUND. BLOWING
  DUST POSSIBLE. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES MAY BE DIFFICULT TO
  CONTROL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 26 TO 39 MPH ARE
EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...
ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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