Hockley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 03:52 AM CDT del 23 Aprile 2014

...Red flag warning in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 9 PM CDT this evening for sustained 20 foot winds of 20 mph or greater...relative humidity values of 15 percent or less and high fire danger for the extreme southwestern Panhandle and the western South Plains...

The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a red flag warning...which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 9 PM CDT this evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Wind...southwest near 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* Humidity...near 10 percent.

* Temperatures...10 degrees above normal.

* Fuels....dry to critically dry.

* Impacts...any fires that develop could spread rapidly.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast. A combination of strong winds and low relative humidity will create favorable weather for rapid fire spread and the development of significant wind-driven wildfires. Avoid activities that promote open flames and Sparks.

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