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Guadalupe Mountains-Southeast Plains-Gaines-Dawson-Borden-Scurry-
Andrews-Martin-Howard-Mitchell-Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-Loving-Winkler-Ector-Midland-
Glasscock-Ward-Crane-Upton-Reagan-Davis/Apache Mountains Area-
Pecos-Presidio Valley-Marfa Plateau-Big Bend Area-Terrell-
404 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017 /304 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017/
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CST /10 AM MST/
THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CST /6 PM MST/ THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE
HUMIDITY OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS, 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE,
AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...
* WIND...20 to 40 mph in lower elevations. 30 to 45 mph in the
* HUMIDITY...7 to 15 percent.
* FIRE DANGER...Extreme.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
This is a dangerous fire weather situation. Strong winds and very
low relative humidities combined with todays above normal
temperatures resulting in weather conditions favorable for fires
that may be difficult to control. In the past, weather patterns
like this have resulted in the multiple occurrence of large
Southern Lea County-Gaines-Dawson-Andrews-Martin-Loving-Winkler-
Ector-Midland-Ward-Presidio Valley-Big Bend Area-
Including the cities of Eunice, Jal, Seminole, Lamesa, Andrews,
Stanton, Mentone, Kermit, Odessa, Midland, Monahans, Presidio,
Big Bend NP, and Marathon
324 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017 /224 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017/
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CST /10 AM MST/
THIS MORNING TO 8 PM CST /7 PM MST/ THIS EVENING...
* TIMING...From 11 AM CST /10 AM MST/ to 8 PM CST /7 PM MST/
* WINDS...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to around 45 to 55
* IMPACTS...Secure lawn furniture, garbage cans or other objects
which could be blown about by the wind.
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.