Midland Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:48 AM CST Feb. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from noon today to 6 PM CST this
evening...

* timing... this afternoon.

* Winds... west winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 55 mph.

* Impacts... winds this strong can make driving difficult...
especially for high profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.




Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 4:01 AM CST Feb. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
8 PM CST this evening for warm... dry... very windy... and very high
to extreme fire danger for the Permian Basin... trans Pecos... Big
Bend area... and Marfa Plateau...

* wind... 20 to 35 mph. Higher gusts.

* Temperatures... 15 to 20 degrees above normal.

* Humidity... 8 to 15 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... this is a very dangerous
fire weather situation. Strong winds and very low relative
humidities combined with above normal temperatures will create
weather conditions favorable for the multiple occurrence of large
fires.




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