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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 202057
FWFHGX

Fire Weather Planning Forecast For Southeast Texas
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
257 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

.DISCUSSION... 
Southerly flow tonight will give way as a cold front slowly sags south
through the region between mid evening through Wednesday afternoon. 
Showers and thunderstorms will become numerous overnight from near College 
Station expanding to near the coast by Wednesday morning. The front should 
slow and stall over the coastal region Wednesday evening. The showers and
thunderstorms will continue along the front and to the north of the frontal
boundary. The front should begin to drift back north Thursday with lighter
winds.

TXZ163-164-177>179-211600-
Houston-Polk-San Jacinto-Trinity-Walker-
Including the cities of Coldspring, Corrigan, Crockett, Groveton, 
Huntsville, Livingston, Onalaska, Shepherd, and Trinity
257 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

                              Tonight          Wed    Wed Night          Thu

Cloud Cover                    Cloudy       Cloudy       Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip Type                     tstms        tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                80           90           80           60
Temp (24H Trend)              64 (-5)     65 (-14)           52           69
RH (24H Trend)                97 (+5)     90 (+25)          100           77
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                 S 10         N  8        NW  6         N  4
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)            208          380          152          633
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)           681         1247          499         2078
Transport Wnd (KTS)              S  9         N  7         N  6         S 10
Transport Wnd (M/S)              S  5         N  4         N  3         S  5
Vent Rate (M2/S)                 1040         1520          456         3165
Category Day                                     1                         2
Sunshine Hours                                   0                         0
Lightning Activity Lvl              3            5            4            2

Remarks...None.

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

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TXZ176-195>198-211600-
Brazos-Burleson-Grimes-Madison-Washington-
Including the cities of Brenham, Bryan, Caldwell, 
College Station, Lake Somerville, Madisonville, and Navasota
257 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

                              Tonight          Wed    Wed Night          Thu

Cloud Cover                    Cloudy       Cloudy       Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip Type                     tstms        tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                90           90           70           60
Temp (24H Trend)             55 (-15)     58 (-20)           44           60
RH (24H Trend)              100 (+10)     93 (+24)          100           77
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                 S 12         N 11         N  7         N  6
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)            205          363          173          273
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)           674         1191          567          895
Transport Wnd (KTS)             SW  6         N 12         N 10        NE  4
Transport Wnd (M/S)             SW  3         N  6         N  5        NE  2
Vent Rate (M2/S)                  615         2178          865          546
Category Day                                     2                         1
Sunshine Hours                                   0                         0
Lightning Activity Lvl              3            5            4            2

Remarks...None.

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

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TXZ199-200-210>213-226-227-211600-
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
257 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

                              Tonight          Wed    Wed Night          Thu

Cloud Cover                    Cloudy       Cloudy       Cloudy        MCldy
Precip Type                     tstms        tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                60           90           70           60
Temp (24H Trend)              69 (-1)      70 (-8)           51           72
RH (24H Trend)                97 (+4)     85 (+14)          100           74
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                 S 12        SE  6         N  8        NE  6
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)            158          547          153          704
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)           517         1794          501         2309
Transport Wnd (KTS)             SE 11         S 10         N  9        SE 12
Transport Wnd (M/S)             SE  6         S  5         N  5        SE  6
Vent Rate (M2/S)                  948         2735          765         4224
Category Day                                     2                         3
Sunshine Hours                                   0                         0
Lightning Activity Lvl              2            5            4            2

Remarks...None.

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

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TXZ214-235>238-211600-
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
257 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

                              Tonight          Wed    Wed Night          Thu

Cloud Cover                     MCldy       Cloudy       Cloudy        MCldy
Precip Type                     tstms        tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                30           70           70           60
Temp (24H Trend)               69 (0)      75 (-2)           58           73
RH (24H Trend)                97 (+1)      83 (+6)          100           80
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                SE 11        SE 10         N  7         E  9
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)             74          466           73          535
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)           243         1528          241         1756
Transport Wnd (KTS)              S 16         S 15        SE  9        SE 15
Transport Wnd (M/S)              S  8         S  8        SE  5        SE  8
Vent Rate (M2/S)                  592         3728          365         4280
Category Day                                     2                         3
Sunshine Hours                                   0                         1
Lightning Activity Lvl              2            4            4            3

Remarks...None.

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

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.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.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 a slight
chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 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 late in the afternoon then
becoming partly cloudy. A chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Cooler. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to
10 mph shifting to the north late in the evening. 
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms. Cooler. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast
winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph. 
.MONDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs
around 70. East winds up to 5 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the mid 50s. East winds around 5 mph. 
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s. East winds 5 to 10 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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