199  
FNUS54 KHGX 220746  
FWFHGX  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST TEXAS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX  
246 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING IN THE WESTERN GULF WILL INCREASE RAIN  
CHANCES THIS AFTERNOON NEAR THE COAST AND SPREAD INLAND TONIGHT.  
EXPECT PERIODS OF MODERATE NORTHEAST WINDS AND RAIN TO CONTINUE  
THROUGH THE WEEK.  
 
TXZ176-195>198-230300-  
BRAZOS-BURLESON-GRIMES-MADISON-WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BRENHAM, BRYAN, CALDWELL,  
COLLEGE STATION, MADISONVILLE, NAVASOTA, AND SOMERVILLE  
246 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (PCT) 30 50 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 66 (-5) 53 (+3) 64  
RH (24H TREND) 53 (+6) 91 (+4) 66  
20 FT WIND (MPH) NE 4 NE 5 NE 6  
MAX/MIN MIX HGT(M-AGL) 470 27 332  
MAX/MIN MIX HGT(FT-AGL) 1543 88 1088  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) NE 5 NE 6 E 14  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) NE 3 NE 3 E 7  
VENT RATE (M2/S) 1410 81 2324  
CATEGORY DAY 1 2  
SUNSHINE HOURS 2 1  
LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LVL 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL (FIRST 24 HOURS)...LOW  
 

 
 
TXZ210>212-230300-  
AUSTIN-COLORADO-WALLER-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BELLVILLE, BROOKSHIRE, COLUMBUS,  
EAGLE LAKE, HEMPSTEAD, PRAIRIE VIEW, SEALY, WALLER, AND WEIMAR  
246 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (PCT) 30 60 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 67 (-5) 54 (+1) 62  
RH (24H TREND) 51 (+5) 93 (+10) 74  
20 FT WIND (MPH) NE 6 N 7 NE 8  
MAX/MIN MIX HGT(M-AGL) 475 54 261  
MAX/MIN MIX HGT(FT-AGL) 1560 178 855  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) NE 8 NE 9 E 16  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) NE 4 NE 5 E 8  
VENT RATE (M2/S) 1900 270 2088  
CATEGORY DAY 1 2  
SUNSHINE HOURS 2 0  
LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LVL 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL (FIRST 24 HOURS)...LOW  
 

 
 
TXZ163-164-177>179-199-200-230300-  
HOUSTON-MONTGOMERY-NORTHERN LIBERTY-POLK-SAN JACINTO-TRINITY-  
WALKER-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CLEVELAND, COLDSPRING, CONROE, CORRIGAN,  
CROCKETT, DAYTON, GROVETON, HUNTSVILLE, LIBERTY, LIVINGSTON,  
SHEPHERD, THE WOODLANDS, AND TRINITY  
246 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (PCT) 20 50 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 67 (-3) 53 (+4) 65  
RH (24H TREND) 49 (+5) 93 (+11) 65  
20 FT WIND (MPH) NE 4 NE 4 NE 6  
MAX/MIN MIX HGT(M-AGL) 588 27 489  
MAX/MIN MIX HGT(FT-AGL) 1929 88 1605  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) NE 5 E 5 E 13  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) NE 3 E 3 E 7  
VENT RATE (M2/S) 1764 81 3423  
CATEGORY DAY 1 2  
SUNSHINE HOURS 3 1  
LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LVL 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL (FIRST 24 HOURS)...LOW  
 

 
 
TXZ213-226-227-235>238-230300-  
FORT BEND-INLAND BRAZORIA-INLAND GALVESTON-INLAND HARRIS-  
INLAND JACKSON-INLAND MATAGORDA-WHARTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ALVIN, ANGLETON, BAY CITY, EDNA,  
EL CAMPO, FIRST COLONY, FRIENDSWOOD, GANADO, HOUSTON,  
LEAGUE CITY, MISSION BEND, MISSOURI CITY, PEARLAND, PECAN GROVE,  
ROSENBERG, SUGAR LAND, AND WHARTON  
246 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (PCT) 30 60 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 68 (-5) 55 (0) 63  
RH (24H TREND) 56 (+7) 93 (+13) 77  
20 FT WIND (MPH) NE 7 NE 10 NE 10  
MAX/MIN MIX HGT(M-AGL) 450 38 274  
MAX/MIN MIX HGT(FT-AGL) 1475 124 899  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) NE 8 NE 12 E 15  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) NE 4 NE 6 E 8  
VENT RATE (M2/S) 1800 228 2192  
CATEGORY DAY 1 2  
SUNSHINE HOURS 2 0  
LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LVL 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL (FIRST 24 HOURS)...LOW  
 

 
 
TXZ214-300-313-335>338-230300-  
CHAMBERS-COASTAL BRAZORIA-COASTAL GALVESTON-COASTAL HARRIS-  
COASTAL JACKSON-COASTAL MATAGORDA-SOUTHERN LIBERTY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ANAHUAC, BAYTOWN, CLUTE, DEVERS,  
DICKINSON, FREEPORT, LA MARQUE, LAKE JACKSON, MONT BELVIEU,  
OLD RIVER-WINFREE, PALACIOS, PASADENA, STOWELL, TEXAS CITY,  
AND WINNIE  
246 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (PCT) 30 60 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 69 (-3) 57 (+1) 64  
RH (24H TREND) 61 (+9) 92 (+12) 78  
20 FT WIND (MPH) NE 8 NE 12 NE 12  
MAX/MIN MIX HGT(M-AGL) 470 35 269  
MAX/MIN MIX HGT(FT-AGL) 1542 116 881  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) NE 9 NE 13 E 16  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) NE 5 NE 7 E 8  
VENT RATE (M2/S) 2350 245 2152  
CATEGORY DAY 2 2  
SUNSHINE HOURS 2 0  
LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LVL 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL (FIRST 24 HOURS)...LOW  
 

 
 
TXZ436>438-230300-  
BRAZORIA ISLANDS-GALVESTON ISLAND AND BOLIVAR PENINSULA-  
MATAGORDA ISLANDS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GALVESTON AND SURFSIDE BEACH  
246 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (PCT) 40 60 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 70 (-2) 60 (-1) 67  
RH (24H TREND) 70 (+13) 87 (+2) 77  
20 FT WIND (MPH) NE 13 NE 16 NE 17 G24  
MAX/MIN MIX HGT(M-AGL) 455 117 422  
MAX/MIN MIX HGT(FT-AGL) 1492 385 1384  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) NE 11 NE 16 E 17  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) NE 6 NE 8 E 9  
VENT RATE (M2/S) 2730 936 3798  
CATEGORY DAY 2 2  
SUNSHINE HOURS 1 0  
LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LVL 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL (FIRST 24 HOURS)...LOW  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN  
THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING  
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS  
UP TO 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTH 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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