... Red flag warning in effect from noon today to 9 PM CDT this
evening for sustained 20 foot winds of 20 mph or greater...
relative humidity values of 15 percent or less and high fire
danger for the western to central sections of the extreme
southern Texas Panhandle and the South Plains...
The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from noon today to 9 PM CDT this
evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
* Wind... will become sustained from the southwest at 20 to 25
mph at the 20 foot level.
* Humidity... will fall to 5 to 10 percent.
* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are imminent. A combination of strong winds and low relative
humidity will create favorable weather for rapid fire spread and
the development of significant wind-driven wildfires. Avoid
activities that promote open flames and Sparks.