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TXZ213-237-238-190000-

AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
146 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...OZONE ACTION DAY FOR WEDNESDAY...

THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (TCEQ)...HAS ISSUED AN
OZONE ACTION DAY FOR THE HOUSTON...GALVESTON...AND BRAZORIA AREAS FOR
WEDNESDAY... OCTOBER 18 2017.

ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE FAVORABLE FOR PRODUCING
HIGH LEVELS OF OZONE POLLUTION IN THE HOUSTON...GALVESTON AND
SURROUNDING AREAS ON WEDNESDAY. YOU CAN HELP PREVENT OZONE POLLUTION BY
SHARING A RIDE...WALKING...RIDING A BICYCLE...TAKING YOUR LUNCH TO
WORK...AVOIDING DRIVE THROUGH LANES...CONSERVING ENERGY AND KEEPING YOUR
VEHICLE PROPERLY TUNED.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OZONE:

OZONE: THE FACTS (WWW.TCEQ.TEXAS.GOV/AIRQUALITY/MONOPS/OZONEFACTS.HTML)
EPA AIR NOW:
(WWW.AIRNOW.GOV/INDEX.CFM?ACTION=AIRNOW.LOCAL_CITY&CITYID=236)
TAKE CARE OF TEXAS: (WWW.TAKECAREOFTEXAS.ORG/AIR/AIRQUALITY)

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Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
426 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-191130-
Sabine Lake-Calcasieu Lake-Vermilion Bay-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
426 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Gulf of Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Moderate easterly winds can be expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Easterly winds will increase Thursday and Thursday Night with the
possibility of Small Craft Exercise Caution conditions,
especially beyond 20 nm.

A cold front will move through the coastal waters either Sunday
Night or Monday Morning. Showers and thunderstorms will increase
ahead of the front Saturday into Sunday, with the storms producing
occasional cloud to water lightning and gusty winds.

Behind the front, strong north winds are expected on Monday into
Tuesday with the possibility of Small Craft Advisory conditions.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
426 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
191130-
Vernon-Rapides-Avoyelles-Beauregard-Allen-Evangeline-St. Landry-
Calcasieu-Jefferson Davis-Acadia-Lafayette-Upper St. Martin-
Vermilion-Iberia-St. Mary-Lower St. Martin-West Cameron-
East Cameron-Tyler-Hardin-Jefferson-Orange-Northern Jasper-
Northern Newton-Southern Jasper-Southern Newton-
426 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Louisiana, south central Louisiana, southwest Louisiana, west
central Louisiana, and southeast Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Fair conditions will prevail.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

A cold front is expected to move across on late Sunday or early
Monday. There is still a lot of uncertainty to the timing and
intensity of the showers and thunderstorms. However, some strong
storms may occur on Sunday afternoon into the evening hours with
gusty winds, occasional cloud to ground lightning, and locally
heavy rainfall.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
1149 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-181700-
Sevier-Howard-Little River-Hempstead-Nevada-Miller-Lafayette-
Columbia-Union-Caddo-Bossier-Webster-Claiborne-Lincoln-De Soto-
Red River-Bienville-Jackson-Ouachita-Sabine-Natchitoches-Winn-
Grant-Caldwell-La Salle-McCurtain-Bowie-Franklin-Titus-Camp-
Morris-Cass-Wood-Upshur-Marion-Smith-Gregg-Harrison-Cherokee-Rusk-
Panola-Nacogdoches-Shelby-Angelina-San Augustine-
1149 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, north central Louisiana, northwest
Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma, east Texas and northeast Texas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight...

No hazardous weather is expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday...

Thunderstorms will return to the region late this weekend as a
strong cold front advances south from the Rockies. A few strong
storms may be possible, especially if storms develop along a
squall line. However, no organized threat of severe weather is
expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of emergency management personnel...amateur radio
operators and storm spotters will not be needed through tonight.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
453 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

TXZ214-235>238-181000-
Brazoria-Chambers-Galveston-Jackson-Matagorda-
453 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Low relative humidities and dry conditions may result in elevated
fire weather concerns this afternoon and evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Elevated tides and an increased risk for rip currents will exist
along the Upper Texas Coast Friday and into the weekend.

A few strong thunderstorms will be possible across the region on
Saturday with the threat for strong to severe thunderstorms
continuing into Sunday as a cold front moves into the region.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
453 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>213-226-227-181000-
Austin-Brazos-Burleson-Colorado-Fort Bend-Grimes-Harris-Houston-
Liberty-Madison-Montgomery-Polk-San Jacinto-Trinity-Walker-Waller-
Washington-Wharton-
453 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Low relative humidities and dry conditions may result in elevated
fire weather concerns this afternoon and evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

A few strong thunderstorms will be possible across the region on
Saturday with the threat for strong to severe thunderstorms
continuing into Sunday as a cold front moves into the region.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

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