Inland Cameron Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:55 AM CST Dec. 13, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM CST
this evening...

* timing... winds will begin to increase behind the frontal
boundary by early this afternoon. Strong gusty winds will
continue through early evening.

* Winds... northwest winds of 30 to 35 miles per hour can be
expected with frequent gusts in excess of 45 miles per hour
possible.

* Impacts... strong winds may topple trash cans, patio furniture,
and toss outdoor Holiday decorations. Caution is advised for
high profile vehicles, especially those traveling along east
to west highways such as Interstate 2 or elevated bridges,
overpasses, and flyovers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 to 39 mph are expected.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult... especially for
high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.





Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 5:07 AM CST Dec. 13, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning now in effect from noon today to 8 PM CST
this evening for strong winds and low humidity for fire weather
zones 248, 249, 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256, 257, 351, and
353...
... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Friday morning
through Friday afternoon for strong winds and low humidity for
fire weather zones 248, 249, 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256,
257, 351, and 353...

* wind... 20 foot winds of 30 to 35 mph.

* Humidity... minimum humidity values of 25 to 35 percent
Thursday and 15 to 20 percent Friday.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means critical fire weather conditions are
occurring now... or will shortly. 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 longer...
and cured fuels. Humidity below 25 percent in most areas will
trigger fire danger at lower wind speeds.

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.