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Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 3:45 PM CST Feb. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A Fire Weather Watch is in effect from late Tuesday morning
through early Tuesday evening for the Texas South Plains... southern
Texas Panhandle... and most of the rolling 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 Fire Weather
Watch, which is in effect from late Tuesday morning through early
Tuesday evening.

* Wind... 20 foot level winds from the west at 25 to 35 mph with
gusts to 50 mph or more.

* Humidity... near 15 percent.

* Fuels... dry.

* Impacts... any fires that develop can spread rapidly. Outdoor
burning is discouraged.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Monitor later forecasts and possible red
flag warnings.





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