Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 06:34 AM CDT del 10 Marzo 2014
... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Tuesday afternoon through
Tuesday evening for sustained 20 foot winds of 20 mph or
greater... relative humidity values of 15 percent or less and high
fire danger for sustained winds of 20 mph or greater at the 20
foot level... relative humidity values of 15 percent or less and
high fire danger for all of the South Plains area except
Hall... Childress... and Cottle counties...
The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a Fire Weather
Watch... which is in effect from Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday
* Affected area... the far southern Texas Panhandle... South Plains
and rolling plains except for Hall... Childress... and Cottle
* Wind... out of the west to northwest at 20 to 30 mph.
* Humidity... falling into the 10 to 15 percent range in the north
and 5 to 10 percent range in the south.
* Wind shift... a cold front will move across the area after 6 PM.
This front will bring an abrupt shift in wind direction to the
north... and an increase in wind speeds and blowing dust.
* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.
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