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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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Fire Weather Planning Forecast For Southeast Texas
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
426 AM CDT Sat Oct 13 2018

.DISCUSSION... 
Southerly winds increase today and persist through the weekend. 
This will allow for Gulf moisture to return to the area with an 
increase in rain chances. Showers and thunderstorms will be 
possible as a cold front pushes into the area on Monday. Rain 
chances may continue behind the front Tuesday into Wednesday.

TXZ176-195>198-140430-
Brazos-Burleson-Grimes-Madison-Washington-
Including the cities of Brenham, Bryan, Caldwell, 
College Station, Madisonville, Navasota, and Somerville
426 AM CDT Sat Oct 13 2018

                                Today      Tonight          Sun

Cloud Cover                     MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type                     tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                50           40           40
Temp (24H Trend)               85 (0)      73 (+6)           87
RH (24H Trend)                65 (+7)     100 (+3)           63
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                SE  9         S  8         S  8
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)           1032           52         1469
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)          3386          172         4820
Transport Wnd (KTS)              S 26         S 18         S 15
Transport Wnd (M/S)              S 13         S  9         S  8
Vent Rate (M2/S)                13416          468        11752
Category Day                        4                         4
Sunshine Hours                      3                         3
Lightning Activity Lvl              3            2            3

Remarks...None.

Fog Potential (First 24 Hours)...low

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TXZ210>212-140430-
Austin-Colorado-Waller-
Including the cities of Bellville, Brookshire, Columbus, 
Eagle Lake, Hempstead, Prairie View, Sealy, Waller, and Weimar
426 AM CDT Sat Oct 13 2018

                                Today      Tonight          Sun

Cloud Cover                     PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type                     tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                40           20           20
Temp (24H Trend)              87 (+1)      74 (+6)           89
RH (24H Trend)                61 (+5)     100 (+2)           59
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                SE 11         S  8         S 10
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)           1145           62         1424
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)          3755          203         4671
Transport Wnd (KTS)              S 25         S 17         S 15
Transport Wnd (M/S)              S 13         S  9         S  8
Vent Rate (M2/S)                14885          558        11392
Category Day                        4                         4
Sunshine Hours                      4                         4
Lightning Activity Lvl              3            2            3

Remarks...None.

Fog Potential (First 24 Hours)...low

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TXZ163-164-177>179-140430-
Houston-Polk-San Jacinto-Trinity-Walker-
Including the cities of Coldspring, Corrigan, Crockett, Groveton, 
Huntsville, Livingston, Shepherd, and Trinity
426 AM CDT Sat Oct 13 2018

                                Today      Tonight          Sun

Cloud Cover                     MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type                     tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                30           40           30
Temp (24H Trend)              84 (+4)      72 (+7)           87
RH (24H Trend)                62 (+7)     100 (+4)           62
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                SE  7         S  7         S  7
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)           1229           54         1490
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)          4031          176         4887
Transport Wnd (KTS)              S 22         S 19         S 14
Transport Wnd (M/S)              S 11         S 10         S  7
Vent Rate (M2/S)                13519          540        10430
Category Day                        4                         4
Sunshine Hours                      3                         4
Lightning Activity Lvl              2            2            3

Remarks...None.

Fog Potential (First 24 Hours)...low

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TXZ200-213-226-227-235>238-140430-
Fort Bend-Inland Brazoria-Inland Galveston-Inland Harris-
Inland Jackson-Inland Matagorda-Northern Liberty-Wharton-
Including the cities of Alvin, Angleton, Bay City, Cleveland, 
Dayton, Edna, El Campo, First Colony, Friendswood, Ganado, 
Houston, League City, Liberty, Mission Bend, Missouri City, 
Pearland, Pecan Grove, Rosenberg, Sugar Land, and Wharton
426 AM CDT Sat Oct 13 2018

                                Today      Tonight          Sun

Cloud Cover                     PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type                     tstms         NONE        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                10            0           20
Temp (24H Trend)              87 (+2)      75 (+6)           89
RH (24H Trend)                60 (+3)      96 (-1)           60
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                SE 11         S  8         S 10
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)           1327           46         1391
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)          4355          150         4565
Transport Wnd (KTS)              S 22         S 17         S 15
Transport Wnd (M/S)              S 11         S  9         S  8
Vent Rate (M2/S)                14597          414        11128
Category Day                        4                         4
Sunshine Hours                      5                         5
Lightning Activity Lvl              2            1            2

Remarks...None.

Fog Potential (First 24 Hours)...low

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TXZ214-300-313-335>338-140430-
Chambers-Coastal Brazoria-Coastal Galveston-Coastal Harris-
Coastal Jackson-Coastal Matagorda-Southern Liberty-
Including the cities of Anahuac, Baytown, Clute, Devers, 
Dickinson, Freeport, La Marque, Lake Jackson, Mont Belvieu, 
Old River-Winfree, Palacios, Pasadena, Stowell, Texas City, 
and Winnie
426 AM CDT Sat Oct 13 2018

                                Today      Tonight          Sun

Cloud Cover                     PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type                      NONE         NONE        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                 0            0           10
Temp (24H Trend)              86 (+3)      76 (+5)           88
RH (24H Trend)                64 (+2)      92 (-2)           63
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                SE 12         S 12         S 12
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)           1241           41         1302
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)          4073          135         4272
Transport Wnd (KTS)              S 21         S 19         S 15
Transport Wnd (M/S)              S 11         S 10         S  8
Vent Rate (M2/S)                13651          410        10416
Category Day                        4                         4
Sunshine Hours                      5                         5
Lightning Activity Lvl              1            1            2

Remarks...None.

Fog Potential (First 24 Hours)...low

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TXZ436>438-140430-
Brazoria Islands-Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula-
Matagorda Islands-
Including the cities of Galveston and Surfside Beach
426 AM CDT Sat Oct 13 2018

                                Today      Tonight          Sun

Cloud Cover                     PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type                      NONE         NONE        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                 0            0           10
Temp (24H Trend)              85 (+3)      80 (+4)           87
RH (24H Trend)                70 (+4)      88 (+4)           68
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                SE 15         S 17         S 14
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)           1032          201         1116
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)          3386          659         3662
Transport Wnd (KTS)              S 21         S 20         S 15
Transport Wnd (M/S)              S 11         S 10         S  8
Vent Rate (M2/S)                11352         2010         8928
Category Day                        4                         4
Sunshine Hours                      5                         6
Lightning Activity Lvl              1            1            2

Remarks...None.

Fog Potential (First 24 Hours)...low

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TXZ199-140430-
Montgomery-
Including the cities of Conroe and The Woodlands
426 AM CDT Sat Oct 13 2018

                                Today      Tonight          Sun

Cloud Cover                     PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type                     tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                30           20           20
Temp (24H Trend)              86 (+2)      73 (+6)           88
RH (24H Trend)                59 (+2)       97 (0)           60
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                SE  7         S  7         S  7
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)           1389           75         1484
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)          4556          245         4869
Transport Wnd (KTS)              S 22         S 18         S 15
Transport Wnd (M/S)              S 11         S  9         S  8
Vent Rate (M2/S)                15279          675        11872
Category Day                        4                         4
Sunshine Hours                      4                         4
Lightning Activity Lvl              1            2            3

Remarks...None.

Fog Potential (First 24 Hours)...low

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.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly
cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in
the mid 60s. East winds up to 5 mph. 
.MONDAY...Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the
mid 70s. North winds 5 to 15 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Cooler. Lows in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to
15 mph. 
.TUESDAY...Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms. Cooler.
Highs around 60. North winds 5 to 15 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a slight chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. Northeast 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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