491  
FNUS54 KHGX 241951  
FWFHGX  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST TEXAS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX  
251 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
DRY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING WITH NEAR  
SEASONAL TEMPERATURES. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES INCREASE  
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING AS A COLD  
FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE AREA.  
 
TXZ163-164-177>179-251500-  
HOUSTON-POLK-SAN JACINTO-TRINITY-WALKER-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF COLDSPRING, CORRIGAN, CROCKETT, GROVETON,  
HUNTSVILLE, LIVINGSTON, ONALASKA, SHEPHERD, AND TRINITY  
251 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (PCT) 0 0 40 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 58 (+6) 82 (+2) 54 75  
RH (24H TREND) 94 (-4) 47 (+4) 92 45  
20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR S 4 NW 5 NW 6  
MAX/MIN MIX HGT(M-AGL) 113 1767 340 1281  
MAX/MIN MIX HGT(FT-AGL) 372 5796 1116 4204  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SE 3 W 10 N 15 NW 12  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) SE 2 W 5 N 8 NW 6  
VENT RATE (M2/S) 226 8835 2720 7686  
CATEGORY DAY 4 3  
SUNSHINE HOURS 8 8  
LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LVL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL (FIRST 24 HOURS)...LOW.  
 

 
 
TXZ176-195>198-251500-  
BRAZOS-BURLESON-GRIMES-MADISON-WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BRENHAM, BRYAN, CALDWELL,  
COLLEGE STATION, LAKE SOMERVILLE, MADISONVILLE, AND NAVASOTA  
251 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (PCT) 0 0 40 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 59 (+5) 82 (+1) 54 75  
RH (24H TREND) 96 (-3) 48 (+4) 87 44  
20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR S 5 NW 6 NW 6  
MAX/MIN MIX HGT(M-AGL) 91 1595 317 1405  
MAX/MIN MIX HGT(FT-AGL) 300 5233 1040 4608  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SE 3 W 11 N 16 NW 11  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) SE 2 W 6 N 8 NW 6  
VENT RATE (M2/S) 182 9570 2536 8430  
CATEGORY DAY 4 4  
SUNSHINE HOURS 5 9  
LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LVL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL (FIRST 24 HOURS)...LOW.  
 

 
 
TXZ199-200-213-251500-  
HARRIS-LIBERTY-MONTGOMERY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CLEVELAND, CONROE, DAYTON, HOUSTON,  
HUMBLE, KATY, LIBERTY, PASADENA, THE WOODLANDS, TOMBALL,  
AND WILLIS  
251 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (PCT) 0 0 40 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 60 (+6) 83 (+2) 57 77  
RH (24H TREND) 96 (-3) 45 (+4) 90 43  
20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR NW 7 NW 6  
MAX/MIN MIX HGT(M-AGL) 139 1918 371 1376  
MAX/MIN MIX HGT(FT-AGL) 456 6293 1216 4513  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) N 2 W 8 NW 15 NW 12  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) N 1 W 4 NW 8 NW 6  
VENT RATE (M2/S) 139 7672 2968 8256  
CATEGORY DAY 3 4  
SUNSHINE HOURS 8 9  
LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LVL 1 1 2 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL (FIRST 24 HOURS)...LOW.  
 

 
 
TXZ210>212-226-227-251500-  
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  
251 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (PCT) 0 0 30 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 59 (+3) 83 (0) 58 77  
RH (24H TREND) 100 (+1) 48 (+7) 89 43  
20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR SE 5 N 7 N 6  
MAX/MIN MIX HGT(M-AGL) 114 1770 284 1395  
MAX/MIN MIX HGT(FT-AGL) 375 5806 933 4578  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SE 1 SW 6 N 16 NW 9  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) SE 1 SW 3 N 8 NW 5  
VENT RATE (M2/S) 114 5310 2272 6975  
CATEGORY DAY 3 3  
SUNSHINE HOURS 5 8  
LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LVL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL (FIRST 24 HOURS)...MODERATE.  
 

 
 
TXZ214-235>238-251500-  
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  
251 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (PCT) 0 0 40 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 61 (+4) 82 (+1) 60 77  
RH (24H TREND) 99 (+1) 49 (+7) 93 45  
20 FT WIND (MPH) NE 3 E 5 NW 9 N 8  
MAX/MIN MIX HGT(M-AGL) 109 1392 281 1327  
MAX/MIN MIX HGT(FT-AGL) 356 4566 921 4352  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) W 2 S 6 W 10 NW 9  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) W 1 S 3 W 5 NW 5  
VENT RATE (M2/S) 109 4176 1405 6635  
CATEGORY DAY 3 3  
SUNSHINE HOURS 8 7  
LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LVL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL (FIRST 24 HOURS)...MODERATE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS  
UP TO 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST LATE IN THE MORNING.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON THEN BECOMING  
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 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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