Issue Date: 246 PM CDT Thu May 19 2022
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of west central
.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight
Critical or near critical fire weather conditions will affect the
entire area this afternoon and evening due to low relative
humidity values, gusty southwest winds, very hot temperatures, and
very high to extreme fire danger. In addition, isolated
thunderstorms are possible generally east of a Haskell to
Ballinger line, which could produce gusty and erratic winds. A
Red Flag Warning is in effect from 11 AM through 9 PM for areas
generally north of an Ozona to Coleman line, while a Fire Danger
Statement is in effect for the rest of the area for the same time
Extremely hot temperatures are expected across much of the area
today, and an Excessive Heat Warning is in effect for areas
generally north of a Barnhart to Eden to Coleman line. A Heat
Advisory is in effect for areas along and north of an Ozona to
Menard to Brady line.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday
Record or near record heat will continue through Friday. Heat
Advisories may be necessary.
Critical or near critical fire weather conditions are possible for
areas generally west of a Throckmorton to Sonora line on Friday
due to low relative humidity values, gusty south to southwest
winds, near record temperatures, and very high to extreme fire
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.