... Red flag warning remains in effect until 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
locations on The Caprock...
... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Sunday afternoon through
Sunday evening for sustained 20 foot winds of 20 mph or greater...
relative humidity values of 15 percent or less and high fire
danger for location on The Caprock...
The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a Fire Weather
Watch... which is in effect from Sunday afternoon through Sunday
* Timing... critical fire weather conditions will occur through
early this evening then redevelop again Sunday afternoon and
* Wind... will be sustained from the southwest at 15 to 25 mph at
the 20 foot level through this evening... then strengthen to
similar speeds from a westerly direction Sunday afternoon.
* Humidity... will fall to 5 to 10 percent this afternoon and
* 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.