Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Brewster (TXC043) Texas Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Red Flag Warning Red Flag Warning - Brewster (Texas)


Updated:Sat 21-Apr-18 04:20am CDT
Effective:Sat 21-Apr-18 12:00pm CDT
Expires:Sat 21-Apr-18 08:00pm CDT
Severity:Severe
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Big Bend Area; Davis, Apache Mountains Area; Guadalupe Mountains; Marfa Plateau; Presidio Valley; Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor
 
Instructions: 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 increase potential for fire growth.

Message summary: ...red flag warning in effect this afternoon through early this evening for dry and breezy conditions, and very high to extreme fire danger for the guadalupe and davis mountains, van horn highway 54 corridor, marfa plateau, big bend and presidio valley...
.dry and breezy conditions along with high to extreme fire danger will result in critical fire weather conditions this afternoon across the higher terrain of southwest texas.
...red flag warning remains in effect from noon cdt /11 am mdt/ today to 8 pm cdt /7 pm mdt/ this evening for windy and dry conditions and very high to extreme fire danger...
* wind...northwest 20 to 25 mph with higher gusts.
* humidity...6 to 15 percent.
* fire danger...very high to extreme.
* impacts...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.
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Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for zone TXC043