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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 232146
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast For Southeast Texas
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
346 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

.DISCUSSION... 
Increasing southerly winds throughout the day tomorrow with increasing 
mixing heights and transport winds. Likely showers and isolated 
thunderstorms throughout the weekend as a cold front passes through the
area Saturday night. Behind the front, showers and thunderstorms will 
persist through early Monday morning. 

TXZ163-164-177>179-241700-
Houston-Polk-San Jacinto-Trinity-Walker-
Including the cities of Coldspring, Corrigan, Crockett, Groveton, 
Huntsville, Livingston, Onalaska, Shepherd, and Trinity
346 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

                              Tonight          Sat    Sat Night          Sun

Cloud Cover                     MCldy       Cloudy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type                     tstms        tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                30           80           60           60
Temp (24H Trend)             66 (+16)      76 (+2)           52           65
RH (24H Trend)               100 (+1)      70 (-1)           88           64
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                 S  7         S 12        NW  4         E  3
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)             85          848           21          307
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)           279         2782           69         1008
Transport Wnd (KTS)              S  9         S 23         W  6        SE  6
Transport Wnd (M/S)              S  5         S 12         W  3        SE  3
Vent Rate (M2/S)                  425        10176           63          921
Category Day                                     4                         1
Sunshine Hours                                   0                         2
Lightning Activity Lvl              2            2            2            2

Remarks...None.

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

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TXZ176-195>198-241700-
Brazos-Burleson-Grimes-Madison-Washington-
Including the cities of Brenham, Bryan, Caldwell, 
College Station, Lake Somerville, Madisonville, and Navasota
346 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

                              Tonight          Sat    Sat Night          Sun

Cloud Cover                     MCldy       Cloudy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type                     tstms        tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                30           80           30           50
Temp (24H Trend)             64 (+20)      75 (+8)           50           65
RH (24H Trend)                100 (0)      71 (-9)           82           53
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                 S  8         S 14         N  5        NE  4
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)             62         1174           10          273
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)           205         3852           32          895
Transport Wnd (KTS)              S 11         S 24        NW  4        SE  5
Transport Wnd (M/S)              S  6         S 12        NW  2        SE  3
Vent Rate (M2/S)                  372        14088           20          819
Category Day                                     4                         1
Sunshine Hours                                   0                         3
Lightning Activity Lvl              2            3            2            2

Remarks...None.

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

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TXZ199-200-213-241700-
Harris-Liberty-Montgomery-
Including the cities of Cleveland, Conroe, Dayton, Houston, 
Humble, Katy, Liberty, Pasadena, The Woodlands, Tomball, 
and Willis
346 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

                              Tonight          Sat    Sat Night          Sun

Cloud Cover                     MCldy       Cloudy       Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip Type                     tstms        tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                30           40           60           80
Temp (24H Trend)             68 (+10)      77 (-1)           57           66
RH (24H Trend)               100 (+1)      72 (+2)           91           70
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                 S  7         S 13        NW  5        NE  5
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)             87          885           35          230
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)           286         2902          114          754
Transport Wnd (KTS)              S 11         S 21        NW  6        NE  3
Transport Wnd (M/S)              S  6         S 11        NW  3        NE  2
Vent Rate (M2/S)                  522         9735          105          460
Category Day                                     4                         1
Sunshine Hours                                   0                         0
Lightning Activity Lvl              2            2            2            2

Remarks...None.

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

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TXZ214-235>238-241700-
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
346 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

                              Tonight          Sat    Sat Night          Sun

Cloud Cover                     MCldy       Cloudy       Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip Type                     tstms        tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                20           20           70           70
Temp (24H Trend)              68 (+8)       76 (0)           60           67
RH (24H Trend)               100 (+2)      80 (+4)           95           74
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                 S 10         S 16        NW  6        NE  7
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)             35          677           45          228
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)           116         2222          149          749
Transport Wnd (KTS)              S 14         S 22         N  7        NE  6
Transport Wnd (M/S)              S  7         S 11         N  4        NE  3
Vent Rate (M2/S)                  245         7447          180          684
Category Day                                     3                         1
Sunshine Hours                                   0                         0
Lightning Activity Lvl              2            2            2            2

Remarks...None.

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

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TXZ210>212-226-227-241700-
Austin-Colorado-Fort Bend-Waller-Wharton-
Including the cities of Bellville, Brookshire, Columbus, 
Eagle Lake, El Campo, Hempstead, Missouri City, Pierce, 
Prairie View, Richmond, Rosenberg, Sealy, Sugar Land, Weimar, 
and Wharton
346 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

                              Tonight          Sat    Sat Night          Sun

Cloud Cover                     MCldy       Cloudy       Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip Type                     tstms        tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                30           40           50           70
Temp (24H Trend)             67 (+18)      76 (+1)           56           65
RH (24H Trend)                100 (0)      75 (+3)           92           67
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                 S  8         S 16         N  6        NE  6
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)            112          975           33          235
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)           368         3198          109          772
Transport Wnd (KTS)             SE 13         S 24        NW  5        NE  5
Transport Wnd (M/S)             SE  7         S 12        NW  3        NE  3
Vent Rate (M2/S)                  784        11700           99          705
Category Day                                     4                         1
Sunshine Hours                                   0                         1
Lightning Activity Lvl              2            2            2            2

Remarks...None.

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

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.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy late in the afternoon then
clearing. A slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. North winds up to 5 mph. 
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Northeast winds around
5 mph shifting to the east late in the morning. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy late in the afternoon then becoming
mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid
50s. East winds up to 5 mph. 
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph shifting to the west late in the evening. 
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy late in the afternoon then
becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 50. Northeast winds up to
5 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s. 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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