Zapata, TX

6:14 PM CST on January 20, 2017 (GMT -0600)
Zapata | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Fire Weather Watch

Elev 423 ft 26.97 °N, 99.25 °W | Updated 19 minutes ago

Clear
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72 °F
Feels Like 72 °F
N
5
Wind Variable Wind from ENE

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.65 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 57 °F
Humidity 59%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:26 AM 6:09 PM
Last Quarter, 40% visible
METAR KAPY 202355Z AUTO 06004KT 10SM CLR 22/13 A2965 RMK AO2 T02240140
Pressure 29.65 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 57 °F
Humidity 59%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:26 AM 6:09 PM
Last Quarter, 40% visible
METAR KAPY 202355Z AUTO 06004KT 10SM CLR 22/13 A2965 RMK AO2 T02240140

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Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 1:44 PM CST Jan. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Sunday morning
through Sunday afternoon for strong winds and low humidity for
fire weather zones 248, 249, 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256,
and 257...

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

* Wind... surface winds northwest 25 to 35 gusting to 45 mph. 20-
foot winds northwest 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 upper teens 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. Listen for later forecasts and possible red
flag warnings.



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