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603 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
7 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR THE SOUTH PLAINS...ROLLING PLAINS AND
FAR SOUTHERN PANHANDLE DUE TO 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR
MORE...RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS AND A VERY HIGH
TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER...
* 20 Foot Winds...Southwest winds will increase to 30 to 40 mph
with gusts to around 55 mph on the Caprock. The winds will be
slightly lower in the Rolling Plains.
* Humidity...will fall into the 10 to 15 percent range.
* Fuels...are very dry.
* Impacts...Any fires that develop can spread rapidly. Outdoor
burning is discouraged.
A Red Flag Warning means that critical to extremely critical fire
weather conditions are either occurring now...or will shortly. A
combination of strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm
temperatures will create favorable weather for rapid fire growth
and spread. Avoid activities that promote open flames and sparks.
Including the cities of Childress, Paducah, Hackberry, Spur,
Dickens, Dumont, Finney, Grow, Guthrie, Jayton, and Aspermont
622 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CST
The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 7 PM CST
* TIMING...From 11 am to 7 pm.
* WINDS...Out of the southwest at 30 to 40 mph with gusts around
* IMPACTS...Blowing dust may reduce visibility, especially near
construction sites and open fields. Secure lawn furniture, garbage
cans or other objects which could be blown about by the wind.
A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph are
expected. Adjust travel and outdoor activities accordingly.