Lubbock Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 8:17 PM CST Feb. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Friday morning
through Friday evening for all of the South Plains and far
southwest Panhandle for 20 foot winds of 20 mph or more...
relative humidities of 15 percent or less and a high fire

* winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph.

* Relative humidity... 5 to 15 percent.

* Fuels... very dry.

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

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.