Nueces Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:06 AM CST Dec. 13, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory now in effect from 11 am this morning to 8 PM
CST this evening...

* timing... Thursday morning through Thursday evening.

* Winds... west to northwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts between 45 to
50 mph possible.

* Impacts... driving may become difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Light weight and unsecured objects such as
lawn furniture and trash cans may be blown around. Conditions
may become hazardous for construction workers, especially
those located above 33 feet where wind speeds will be even
greater.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or greater...
or wind gusts around 40 mph or greater are expected. Winds this
strong can make driving difficult... especially for high profile
vehicles. Use extra caution.





Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 4:56 AM CST Dec. 13, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
7 PM CST this evening for dry and windy conditions for brush
country and coastal Bend...
... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Friday morning
through Friday afternoon for dry and windy conditions for the
brush country and southern coastal Bend...

The National Weather Service in Corpus Christi has issued a red
flag warning, which is in effect from 11 am to 7 PM CST today. A
Fire Weather Watch has also been issued. This Fire Weather Watch
is in effect from Friday morning through Friday afternoon.

* Timing... from 11 am CST today through 7 PM CST today and again
Friday morning through Friday afternoon.

* Wind... west to northwest 30 to 45 mph with gusts from 50 to 55
mph expected today, and 25 to 35 mph Friday.

* Humidity... falling to between 25 and 30 percent over the brush
country and inland coastal Bend and 30 to 40 percent over the
northern coastal Bend. Falling to 20 to 30 percent on Friday.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... .or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior. 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 enforcement office.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.



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