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Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 03:30 CST Feb. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Thursday morning through
Thursday evening for the South Plains... rolling plains... and
extreme southern Texas Panhandle for 20 foot winds of 20 mph or
more... relative humidities of 15 percent or less and a high fire
danger...

The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a Fire Weather
Watch, which is in effect from Thursday morning through Thursday
evening.

* Wind... westerly winds at 30 to 35 mph.

* Humidity... between 5 and 10 percent.

* Fuels... dry.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Monitor later forecasts and possible red
flag warnings.





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