Hockley County, Texas
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Fire Weather Warning
337 PM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

...A Red Flag Warning remains in effect until 6 PM CST this
evening across the southwestern and central South Plains for 20
foot winds of 20 mph or more...relative humidity 15 percent or
less...and high fire danger...

...A Red Flag Warning is in effect from 11 AM CST Tuesday until 7
pm CST Tuesday for the Texas South Plains...southern Texas
Panhandle...and the Rolling Plains for 20 foot winds of 20 mph or
more...relative humidity 15 percent or less...and high fire

The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect until 6 PM CST this evening.

* 20 Foot Winds...For this afternoon, southwest winds of 20 to
25 mph are expected. For Tuesday, southwest winds will
increase to 25 to 35 mph range with gusts to near 50 mph on
the Caprock.

* Humidity...10 to 15 percent this afternoon, and again Tuesday.

* Fuels...Are dry.

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


A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are imminent or already occurring. These conditions can create
rapid wildfire growth.



High Wind Watch
Including the cities of Friona, Bovina, Farwell, Dimmitt, Hart,
Tulia, Silverton, Quitaque, Memphis, Muleshoe, Littlefield,
Olton, Plainview, Cedar Hill, Matador, Roaring Springs, Morton,
Levelland, Lubbock, Ralls, Crosbyton, Lorenzo, Denver City,
Plains, Brownfield, Tahoka, ODonnell, Graham, and Post
257 PM CST Mon Feb 27 2017


* TIMING...Tuesday from 11 AM until 7 PM.

* WINDS...From the southwest at 35 to 45 mph with gusts to
around 60 mph.

* IMPACTS...Travel could become hazardous, especially for small
cars and large trucks. Lightweight outdoor objects could be
swept away if not secured. Blowing dust will reduce visibility,
especially near construction sites and open fields. Broken tree
limbs and downed utility lines also may result.


A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of
58 mph or more may occur.


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