Brownsville, TX

5:34 PM CST on January 19, 2017 (GMT -0600)
West Brownsville | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Fire Weather Watch

Elev 35 ft 25.92 °N, 97.52 °W | Updated 12 minutes ago

Overcast
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68.1 °F
Feels Like 68.1 °F
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3.0
Wind Variable Wind from East
Gusts 4.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.80 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 2100 ft
Dew Point 64 °F
Humidity 87%
Rainfall 0.09 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:18 AM 6:03 PM
Waning Gibbous, 50% visible
METAR KBRO 192253Z 10004KT 10SM OVC021 21/17 A2980 RMK AO2 SLP089 T02060172
Pressure 29.80 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 2100 ft
Dew Point 64 °F
Humidity 87%
Rainfall 0.09 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:18 AM 6:03 PM
Waning Gibbous, 50% visible
METAR KBRO 192253Z 10004KT 10SM OVC021 21/17 A2980 RMK AO2 SLP089 T02060172

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Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 2:06 PM CST Jan. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Sunday morning through
Sunday afternoon for Post cold front weather for fire weather
zones 248, 249, 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256, and 257...

The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a Fire
Weather Watch, which is in effect from Sunday morning through
Sunday afternoon.

* Affected area... fire weather zones 248, 249, 250, 251, 252,
253, 254, 255, 256, and 257.

* Wind... northwest 25 to 35 gusting to 45 mph. 20 ft northwest
winds 20 to 30 gusting to 40 mph.

* Humidity... decreasing into the mid teens west of U.S. 77/I-69e
Sunday afternoon... and into the mid and lower 20s east of U.S.
77/I-69e to the coast.

* Thunderstorms... not expected.

* Highest threat... is located across the mid and Upper Valley
early Sunday afternoon when winds and relative humidity values
will be optimized.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended. Avoid contact between hot
objects and grasses... which can burn hot and fast.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. In general... these conditions include
sustained 20 foot winds of 25 mph or greater... humidity ranging
from below 25 percent in Zapata County to below 45 percent along
the coast... each lasting for 2 hours or more... and cured fuels.
Humidity below 25 percent in most areas will trigger fire danger
at lower wind speeds. Detailed decision tables are found at
http://weather.Gov/rgv/?N=mapcolors#fire. Listen for later
forecasts and possible red flag warnings.



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