Statement as of 12:52 PM CDT on March 12, 2014
... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 5 PM CDT this
* timing... Wednesday morning through mid afternoon.
* Winds... north wind 20 to 30 mph with gusts around 40 mph.
* Impacts... hazardous travel for high profile vehicles
especially on wind exposed east to west roads. Unsecured
lightweight objects could be blown around.
A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or greater...
or wind gusts around 40 mph or greater are expected. Drivers of
vans... campers... trailers... and other high-profile vehicles
should be alert to the danger of these winds... especially when
driving along east to west oriented roads. Residents should
secure loose objects that can be blown around by the wind.
Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 12:55 PM CDT on March 12, 2014
... Red flag warning remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening
for strong north wind and low relative humidity for much of south
* affected area... La Salle... McMullen... Live Oak... Bee...
Goliad... Victoria... Webb... Duval... Jim Wells... Kleberg...
Nueces... San Patricio... Aransas... Refugio... Calhoun.
* Timing... noon through 600 PM CDT.
* Wind... frequent north wind gusts 25 to 35 mph. A few gusts near
40 mph may occur across the coastal Bend.
* Humidity... minimum relative humidity values 20 to 35 percent.
* Impacts... fires will likely spread rapidly. Substantial
resistance to control efforts will occur.
Residents are urged to exercise care with respect to all outdoor
activities that could inadvertently cause wildfires. Report
wildfires quickly to the nearest Fire Department or law
- High Wind Advisory
A high wind advisory is issued when sustained winds of 31 mph or greater are expected to occur for at least 1 hour. This advisory can also be issued if winds of 46 mph or greater are expected for any length of time.
- Fire Weather Advisory
A fire weather advisory is issued when dry conditions in the advisory area result in a situation where forest or brush fires are possible.
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