Weather Service issues red flag warning, wind advisory

April 4, 2011 at 7:03 a.m.
Updated April 3, 2011 at 11:04 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for Monday from 1 to 10 p.m.

As a cold front moves through South Texas, the combination of very low humidity and strong winds

will bring an extreme fire danger Monday afternoon and continue through portions of the evening. Conditions will improve later this evening as winds diminish and temperatures cool increasing the humidity levels.

Affected counties include Victoria, Goliad, Calhoun and Refugio.

The NWS has also issued a wind advisory. As the cold front moves through winds will reach to between 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph possible.

The wind advisory is in effect from 1 to 6 p.m.



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