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Windy Tonight and Sunday - Moderate to High Fire Danger

Strong northwest wind gusts up to 45 mph possible late tonight through Sunday afternoon across South Central Texas. This will produce a moderate to high fire danger across the region. The strong winds may also result in hazardous driving conditions for high profile vehicles, displace loose objects, and produce minor property damage. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Sat, Jan. 21, 2017 at 11:49:14 pm CST

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Very windy and low relative humidity will result in a moderate to high fire danger across the east and a high to very high fire danger across the west late tonight through Sunday afternoon, especially for winter cured grasses. Don't be the cause of a wildfire! Exercise extreme care with outdoor activities that could start a wildfire.
Strong winds and dry conditions are expected on Sunday. Northwesterly winds of 25 to 35 mph will prevail with gusts up to around 45 mph probable. These winds along with low humidities will lead to near critical to critical fire weather conditions, especially along the Rio Grande Plains where the lowest humidities are expected. A Fire Weather Watch is in effect for Sunday for all of South Central Texas. Otherwise, fair weather is expected Sunday through Thursday. Well above normal temperatures will turn closer to normal the during the middle of week in the wake of a cold front late Tuesday.