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Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook) (FWF)

Issued by Houston/Galveston, TX (HGX)

                            
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FNUS54 KHGX 191303
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast For Southeast Texas
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
703 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

.DISCUSSION... 
A low level jet and drier air mixing down to the surface should 
aid in increasing afternoon mixing depths. Mostly cloudy conditions 
with strong southerly transport. Increasing precipitation chances 
beginning tomorrow downstream of an approaching mid week cold front.

TXZ163-164-177>179-200815-
Houston-Polk-San Jacinto-Trinity-Walker-
Including the cities of Coldspring, Corrigan, Crockett, Groveton, 
Huntsville, Livingston, Onalaska, Shepherd, and Trinity
703 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

                                Today      Tonight          Tue

Cloud Cover                     MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type                     tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                20           20           60
Temp (24H Trend)              80 (+4)      67 (+7)           78
RH (24H Trend)               52 (-13)      91 (-6)           63
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                 S 12         S 12         S 11
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)           1313          236          961
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)          4309          775         3154
Transport Wnd (KTS)              S 25         S 17         S 22
Transport Wnd (M/S)              S 13         S  9         S 11
Vent Rate (M2/S)                17069         2124        10571
Category Day                        5                         4
Sunshine Hours                      3                         1
Lightning Activity Lvl              2            2            3

Remarks...None.

Fog Potential (First 24 Hours)...Low.

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TXZ176-195>198-200815-
Brazos-Burleson-Grimes-Madison-Washington-
Including the cities of Brenham, Bryan, Caldwell, 
College Station, Lake Somerville, Madisonville, and Navasota
703 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

                                Today      Tonight          Tue

Cloud Cover                     MCldy        MCldy       Cloudy
Precip Type                     tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                20           20           60
Temp (24H Trend)               79 (0)      67 (+6)           76
RH (24H Trend)                56 (-6)      92 (-6)           73
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                 S 14         S 14         S 12
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)           1083          300          707
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)          3554          985         2320
Transport Wnd (KTS)              S 27         S 20         S 22
Transport Wnd (M/S)              S 14         S 10         S 11
Vent Rate (M2/S)                15162         3000         7777
Category Day                        4                         3
Sunshine Hours                      1                         0
Lightning Activity Lvl              2            2            3

Remarks...None.

Fog Potential (First 24 Hours)...Low.

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TXZ199-200-210>213-226-227-200815-
Austin-Colorado-Fort Bend-Harris-Liberty-Montgomery-Waller-
Wharton-
Including the cities of Bellville, Brookshire, Cleveland, 
Columbus, Conroe, Dayton, Eagle Lake, El Campo, Hempstead, 
Houston, Humble, Katy, Liberty, Missouri City, Pasadena, Pierce, 
Prairie View, Richmond, Rosenberg, Sealy, Sugar Land, 
The Woodlands, Tomball, Weimar, Wharton, and Willis
703 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

                                Today      Tonight          Tue

Cloud Cover                     MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type                     tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                20           20           50
Temp (24H Trend)               79 (0)      67 (+4)           77
RH (24H Trend)                61 (-2)      97 (-1)           73
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                 S 13         S 14         S 12
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)           1089          179          698
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)          3573          587         2289
Transport Wnd (KTS)              S 24         S 18         S 20
Transport Wnd (M/S)              S 12         S  9         S 10
Vent Rate (M2/S)                13068         1611         6980
Category Day                        4                         3
Sunshine Hours                      3                         1
Lightning Activity Lvl              2            2            3

Remarks...None.

Fog Potential (First 24 Hours)...Low.

$$

TXZ214-235>238-200815-
Brazoria-Chambers-Galveston-Jackson-Matagorda-
Including the cities of Alvin, Anahuac, Angleton, Bay City, Edna, 
Freeport, Friendswood, Galveston, Lake Jackson, League City, 
Mont Belvieu, Palacios, Pearland, Texas City, and Winnie
703 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

                                Today      Tonight          Tue

Cloud Cover                     PCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type                     tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                20           20           40
Temp (24H Trend)               77 (0)      68 (+4)           76
RH (24H Trend)                66 (-6)      95 (-4)           76
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                 S 14         S 13        SE 13
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)            697           77          481
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)          2286          252         1578
Transport Wnd (KTS)              S 22         S 18         S 19
Transport Wnd (M/S)              S 11         S  9         S 10
Vent Rate (M2/S)                 7667          693         4810
Category Day                        3                         3
Sunshine Hours                      3                         1
Lightning Activity Lvl              2            2            2

Remarks...None.

Fog Potential (First 24 Hours)...Moderate.

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.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the
mid 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY...Showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cooler. Lows
in the mid 50s. North winds up to 5 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s. East winds around 5 mph
shifting to the southeast late in the morning. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Southeast winds
5 to 10 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. South winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. Northeast winds up to
5 mph. 

...NOTES...
1. In the tabular forecast sections above, 'Max/Min Mix Hgt' IS
  maximum mixing height value during the day and minimum value at night
2. In the extended forecast, wind speeds represent the daytime periods only

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