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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 152112
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast For Southeast Texas
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
312 PM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

.DISCUSSION...
After a very dry afternoon of abundant sunshine and northwesterly winds 
expect winds to relax and temperatures to fall rapidly this evening. High pressure
moving overhead Sunday and Monday will lead to light and variable winds with 
warmer days in the offing. An area of low pressure develops along the lower coast
Sunday night into Monday and easterly winds begin to increase Monday near the 
coast. Clouds should increase quickly Monday night with excellent recovery. Rain
chances increase throughout the day Tuesday. A Pacific cold front moves through the
area Wednesday with dry and breezy north and northwesterly flow Thursday.

TXZ163-164-176-177-161615-
Houston-Madison-Trinity-Walker-
Including the cities of Crockett, Groveton, Huntsville, 
Madisonville, and Trinity
312 PM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

                              Tonight          Sun    Sun Night          Mon

Cloud Cover                     Clear       MClear        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type                      NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance Precip (Pct)                 0            0            0            0
Temp (24H Trend)              39 (-1)      64 (+6)           44           65
RH (24H Trend)                88 (-3)      50 (-1)           98           49
20 Ft Wind (MPH)              LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)             10          539            6          671
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)            33         1769           21         2203
Transport Wnd (KTS)              N 12        SW  3         W  3         W  6
Transport Wnd (M/S)              N  6        SW  2         W  2         W  3
Vent Rate (M2/S)                   60         1078           12         2013
Category Day                                     1                         2
Sunshine Hours                                   6                         3
Lightning Activity Lvl              1            1            1            1

Remarks...None.

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

$$

TXZ195>198-161615-
Brazos-Burleson-Grimes-Washington-
Including the cities of Brenham, Bryan, Caldwell, 
College Station, Navasota, and Somerville
312 PM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

                              Tonight          Sun    Sun Night          Mon

Cloud Cover                     Clear       MClear        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type                      NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance Precip (Pct)                 0            0            0            0
Temp (24H Trend)              38 (-1)      64 (+5)           45           66
RH (24H Trend)                83 (-7)       42 (0)           94           48
20 Ft Wind (MPH)              LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)              8          458            6          657
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)            27         1502           20         2154
Transport Wnd (KTS)              N 10        SW  3        SW  2        SW  5
Transport Wnd (M/S)              N  5        SW  2        SW  1        SW  3
Vent Rate (M2/S)                   40          916            6         1971
Category Day                                     1                         1
Sunshine Hours                                   6                         3
Lightning Activity Lvl              1            1            1            1

Remarks...None.

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

$$

TXZ178-179-199-200-161615-
Montgomery-Northern Liberty-Polk-San Jacinto-
Including the cities of Cleveland, Coldspring, Conroe, Corrigan, 
Dayton, Liberty, Livingston, Shepherd, and The Woodlands
312 PM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

                              Tonight          Sun    Sun Night          Mon

Cloud Cover                     Clear       MClear        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type                      NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance Precip (Pct)                 0            0            0            0
Temp (24H Trend)              39 (-2)      65 (+6)           45           67
RH (24H Trend)                91 (-1)       53 (0)          100           50
20 Ft Wind (MPH)              LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)             13          621            9          706
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)            44         2036           31         2317
Transport Wnd (KTS)              N 15        NW  1        NW  2         W  5
Transport Wnd (M/S)              N  8        NW  1        NW  1         W  3
Vent Rate (M2/S)                  104          621            9         2118
Category Day                                     1                         2
Sunshine Hours                                   6                         3
Lightning Activity Lvl              1            1            1            1

Remarks...None.

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

$$

TXZ211>213-227-161615-
Austin-Fort Bend-Inland Harris-Waller-
Including the cities of Bellville, Brookshire, First Colony, 
Hempstead, Houston, Mission Bend, Missouri City, Pecan Grove, 
Prairie View, Rosenberg, Sealy, Sugar Land, and Waller
312 PM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

                              Tonight          Sun    Sun Night          Mon

Cloud Cover                     Clear       MClear        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type                      NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance Precip (Pct)                 0            0            0            0
Temp (24H Trend)              39 (-2)      65 (+4)           46           67
RH (24H Trend)                88 (+3)      48 (+5)           99           49
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                NW  3      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)              9          562            5          675
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)            29         1843           17         2216
Transport Wnd (KTS)              N 14         E  2        NE  2        SW  3
Transport Wnd (M/S)              N  7         E  1        NE  1        SW  2
Vent Rate (M2/S)                   63          562            5         1350
Category Day                                     1                         1
Sunshine Hours                                   6                         3
Lightning Activity Lvl              1            1            1            1

Remarks...None.

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

$$

TXZ237-238-300-313-161615-
Coastal Harris-Inland Brazoria-Inland Galveston-Southern Liberty-
Including the cities of Alvin, Angleton, Baytown, Devers, 
Friendswood, League City, Pasadena, and Pearland
312 PM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

                              Tonight          Sun    Sun Night          Mon

Cloud Cover                     Clear       MClear        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type                      NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance Precip (Pct)                 0            0            0            0
Temp (24H Trend)              40 (-2)      64 (+3)           46           67
RH (24H Trend)                91 (+5)      55 (+9)          100           54
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                NW  6         N  4      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)             11          593            5          652
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)            36         1946           17         2138
Transport Wnd (KTS)              N 15        NE  5        NE  5         S  3
Transport Wnd (M/S)              N  8        NE  3        NE  3         S  2
Vent Rate (M2/S)                   88         1779           15         1304
Category Day                                     1                         1
Sunshine Hours                                   6                         4
Lightning Activity Lvl              1            1            1            1

Remarks...None.

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

$$

TXZ214-337-338-161615-
Chambers-Coastal Brazoria-Coastal Galveston-
Including the cities of Anahuac, Clute, Dickinson, Freeport, 
La Marque, Lake Jackson, Mont Belvieu, Old River-Winfree, 
Stowell, Texas City, and Winnie
312 PM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

                              Tonight          Sun    Sun Night          Mon

Cloud Cover                     Clear       MClear        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type                      NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance Precip (Pct)                 0            0            0            0
Temp (24H Trend)              42 (-1)      63 (+3)           48           66
RH (24H Trend)                89 (+3)      59 (+8)          100           60
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                 N  7        NE  5      LGT/VAR         N  3
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)             20          561           11          576
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)            67         1840           37         1889
Transport Wnd (KTS)              N 17        NE  6        NE  5         S  3
Transport Wnd (M/S)              N  9        NE  3        NE  3         S  2
Vent Rate (M2/S)                  180         1683           33         1152
Category Day                                     1                         1
Sunshine Hours                                   7                         4
Lightning Activity Lvl              1            1            1            1

Remarks...None.

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

$$

TXZ437-438-161615-
Brazoria Islands-Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula-
Including the cities of Galveston and Surfside Beach
312 PM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

                              Tonight          Sun    Sun Night          Mon

Cloud Cover                     Clear       MClear        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type                      NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance Precip (Pct)                 0            0            0            0
Temp (24H Trend)              47 (+1)       60 (0)           52           63
RH (24H Trend)                85 (+1)     67 (+13)          100           68
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                 N  9        NE  6         E  3         N  3
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)             77          483           57          465
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)           254         1583          188         1524
Transport Wnd (KTS)              N 14        NE  7        NE  5         S  2
Transport Wnd (M/S)              N  7        NE  4        NE  3         S  1
Vent Rate (M2/S)                  539         1932          171          465
Category Day                                     1                         1
Sunshine Hours                                   7                         4
Lightning Activity Lvl              1            1            1            1

Remarks...None.

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

$$

TXZ210-226-235-236-161615-
Colorado-Inland Jackson-Inland Matagorda-Wharton-
Including the cities of Bay City, Columbus, Eagle Lake, Edna, 
El Campo, Ganado, Weimar, and Wharton
312 PM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

                              Tonight          Sun    Sun Night          Mon

Cloud Cover                     Clear       MClear        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type                      NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance Precip (Pct)                 0            0            0            0
Temp (24H Trend)              38 (-3)      65 (+3)           46           68
RH (24H Trend)                88 (+8)      44 (+6)           94           49
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                NW  3         N  3      LGT/VAR         N  3
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)              8          553            5          746
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)            27         1815           16         2449
Transport Wnd (KTS)              N 12        NE  3         E  4        SE  3
Transport Wnd (M/S)              N  6        NE  2         E  2        SE  2
Vent Rate (M2/S)                   48         1106           10         1492
Category Day                                     1                         1
Sunshine Hours                                   6                         4
Lightning Activity Lvl              1            1            1            1

Remarks...None.

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

$$

TXZ335-336-436-161615-
Coastal Jackson-Coastal Matagorda-Matagorda Islands-
Including the city of Palacios
312 PM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

                              Tonight          Sun    Sun Night          Mon

Cloud Cover                     Clear       MClear        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type                      NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance Precip (Pct)                 0            0            0            0
Temp (24H Trend)              41 (-2)      64 (+2)           49           67
RH (24H Trend)                88 (+9)     54 (+11)          100           60
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                 N  7         N  5        NE  3        NE  4
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)             11          552            8          725
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)            36         1810           26         2378
Transport Wnd (KTS)              N 14        NE  6        NE  6        SE  4
Transport Wnd (M/S)              N  7        NE  3        NE  3        SE  2
Vent Rate (M2/S)                   77         1656           24         1450
Category Day                                     1                         1
Sunshine Hours                                   7                         4
Lightning Activity Lvl              1            1            1            1

Remarks...None.

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

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast
winds up to 5 mph. 
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the upper 60s. East winds around 5 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Southeast winds up to 5 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy early in the morning then becoming
mostly sunny. A 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper
60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the west late in
the morning. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. West
winds around 5 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. South winds up to
5 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. South 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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