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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 5:47 AM CST Feb. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from noon today to 7 PM CST this
evening for the southwest Texas Panhandle and western South Plains
for 20 foot winds of 20 mph or more... relative humidities of 15
percent or less and a high fire danger...

The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect from noon today to 7 PM CST this
evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Relative humidity... dropping to near 10 percent.

* Winds... becoming westerly at 20 to 25 mph with higher gusts.

* Fuels... very dry.

* Impacts... fires can spread rapidly in these conditions.
Outdoor burning should be postponed until winds subside.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are imminent or already occurring. These conditions can create
rapid wildfire growth.

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