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Office of Emergency Management


Red Flag Warning - Fort Bend County

Posted December 11, 2010 3:22:48 PM CST
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a Red Flag Warning which is in effect from 10 AM to 7 PM Sunday. Northwest winds of 15 to 25 MPH with higher gusts can be expected over the area Sunday. The gusty winds will persist until sunset. Humidity levels will drop below 30 percent around 11 AM and bottome out around 10 percent Sunday afternoon.The combination of gusty winds and low humidity levels will resutl in critical fire weather conditions. A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions will occur in near future. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures will create explosive fire grown potential.
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