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Texas, Collingsworth

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 3:51 AM CST on February 22, 2017

Expires 10:00 PM EST on February 23, 2017


... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am to 8 PM CST Thursday for
the rolling plains and extreme southeastern 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 red flag
warning, which is in effect from 11 am to 8 PM CST Thursday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Wind... westerly winds at 25 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 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 red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are imminent or already occurring. These conditions can create
rapid wildfire growth.





249 am CST Wed Feb 22 2017

... Red flag warning in effect from 10 am to 9 PM CST Thursday for
strong winds and low relative humidity for all of the Texas and
Oklahoma panhandles...

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a red flag
warning for strong winds and low relative humidity... which is in
effect from 10 am to 9 PM CST Thursday. The Fire Weather Watch is
no longer in effect.

* Affected area... in Oklahoma... Cimarron... Texas and Beaver. In
Texas... Dallam... Sherman... Hansford... Ochiltree... Lipscomb...
Hartley... Moore... Hutchinson... Roberts... Hemphill... Oldham...
Potter... Carson... gray... Wheeler... Deaf Smith... Randall...
Armstrong... Donley and Collingsworth.

* 20 foot winds... west to southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with
gusts to near 50 mph.

* Relative humidity... minimum afternoon relative humidities 8 to
13 percent.

* Timing... critical to extremely critical fire weather conditions
are expected to be met around 10 am to 12 PM CST Thursday and
are expected to end around 8 PM to 9 PM CST Thursday evening.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that 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.



Schneider



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