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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
747 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

.DISCUSSION... 
As the warm front moves further inland, onshore winds will be developing 
across the area today with increasing low-level moisture and warmer 
temperatures spreading inland. Breezy and warm conditions are expected 
Saturday ahead of a cold front Saturday night or early Sunday morning. 
Showers and thunderstorms will likely accompany the front and could linger 
in the wake of the front through Sunday. 

TXZ163-164-177>179-240900-
Houston-Polk-San Jacinto-Trinity-Walker-
Including the cities of Coldspring, Corrigan, Crockett, Groveton, 
Huntsville, Livingston, Onalaska, Shepherd, and Trinity
747 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

                                Today      Tonight          Sat

Cloud Cover                     MCldy        MCldy       Cloudy
Precip Type                     tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                30           20           70
Temp (24H Trend)             76 (+14)     66 (+17)           78
RH (24H Trend)               75 (-11)      100 (0)           63
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                 E  5         S  7         S 12
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)           1086            1         1066
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)          3562            2         3497
Transport Wnd (KTS)              S 13        SE  7         S 26
Transport Wnd (M/S)              S  7        SE  4         S 13
Vent Rate (M2/S)                 7602            4        13858
Category Day                        3                         4
Sunshine Hours                      2                         1
Lightning Activity Lvl              2            2            2

Remarks...None.

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

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TXZ176-195>198-240900-
Brazos-Burleson-Grimes-Madison-Washington-
Including the cities of Brenham, Bryan, Caldwell, 
College Station, Lake Somerville, Madisonville, and Navasota
747 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

                                Today      Tonight          Sat

Cloud Cover                     MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type                     tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                40           30           70
Temp (24H Trend)             72 (+21)     65 (+22)           78
RH (24H Trend)               71 (-11)      100 (0)           59
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                 E  6         S  8         S 15
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)           1048            3          881
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)          3437            9         2892
Transport Wnd (KTS)              S 13        SE  8         S 27
Transport Wnd (M/S)              S  7        SE  4         S 14
Vent Rate (M2/S)                 7336           12        12334
Category Day                        3                         4
Sunshine Hours                      1                         2
Lightning Activity Lvl              2            2            2

Remarks...None.

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

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TXZ199-200-210>213-226-227-240900-
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
747 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

                                Today      Tonight          Sat

Cloud Cover                     MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type                     tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                20           20           40
Temp (24H Trend)             77 (+13)     67 (+16)           79
RH (24H Trend)               71 (-11)     100 (+1)           67
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                SE  7         S  9         S 16
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)           1390           54         1174
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)          4561          176         3853
Transport Wnd (KTS)              S 17        SE  9         S 27
Transport Wnd (M/S)              S  9        SE  5         S 14
Vent Rate (M2/S)                12510          270        16436
Category Day                        4                         5
Sunshine Hours                      2                         1
Lightning Activity Lvl              2            2            2

Remarks...None.

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

$$

TXZ214-235>238-240900-
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
747 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

                                Today      Tonight          Sat

Cloud Cover                     MCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip Type                     tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance Precip (Pct)                20           20           30
Temp (24H Trend)              77 (+6)      68 (+9)           78
RH (24H Trend)                73 (-6)     100 (+1)           75
20 Ft Wind (MPH)                SE 10         S 11         S 16
Max/Min Mix Hgt(M-AGL)           1055           82          815
Max/Min Mix Hgt(FT-AGL)          3460          270         2674
Transport Wnd (KTS)              S 16        SE 10         S 24
Transport Wnd (M/S)              S  8        SE  5         S 12
Vent Rate (M2/S)                 8440          410         9780
Category Day                        4                         4
Sunshine Hours                      2                         2
Lightning Activity Lvl              2            2            2

Remarks...None.

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

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

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