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Special Statement

Statement as of 7:09 AM CDT on March 18, 2018

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on March 18, 2018

... Near critical to critical fire weather conditions expected
across Val Verde County today...

A very dry airmass with minimum humidity values of 10 to 20
percent combined with southwesterly winds of 10 to 20 mph can be
expected today across Val Verde County. In particular, the far
western portion of Val Verde County will likely see the lowest
humidity and higher wind speeds. This could result in a brief
period of critical fire weather conditions across Val Verde County

Burning of any type is highly discouraged as a wildfire could
spread rapidly.

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:55 PM CDT on March 18, 2018

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on March 19, 2018

... Red flag warning in effect from 10 am to 7 PM CDT Monday for
very dry conditions and gusty winds...

The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio has issued a
red flag warning, which is in effect from 10 am to 7 PM CDT
Monday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

*Affected area... western Hill Country, Edwards Plateau, Rio
Grande plains, and Winter Garden regions.

* Wind... northwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

* Humidity... 5 to 10 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will spread rapidly. Outdoor
burning is strongly discouraged.

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.

Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Special Statement
Arizona - Wind Advisory
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Guam - Coastal Hazard Statement
Idaho - Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kansas - Fire Weather Warning
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Record Report
Louisiana - Storm Surge Warning, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning
Michigan - Flood Warning
Mississippi - Flood Warning
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Nevada - Special Statement
New Mexico - High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
North Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory
Oklahoma - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Oregon - Record Report
South Dakota - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Avalanche Warning , Record Report
Wisconsin -
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement

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