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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 10:12 PM CST on February 27, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EST on February 28, 2017


... High wind watch remains in effect from Tuesday morning
through Tuesday evening...

* timing... Tuesday from 11 am until 7 PM.

* Winds... southwest at 35 to 45 mph with gusts around 60 mph.

* Impacts... travel could become hazardous, especially for small
cars and large trucks. Lightweight outdoor objects could be
swept away if not secured. Blowing dust will reduce
visibility, especially near construction sites and open
fields. Broken tree limbs and downed utility lines also may
result.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of
58 mph or more may occur.





Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 6:03 AM CST on February 28, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EST on February 28, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
7 PM CST this evening for the South Plains... rolling plains and
far southern Panhandle due to 20 foot winds of 20 mph or
more... relative humidities of 15 percent or less and a very high
to extreme fire danger...

* 20 foot winds... southwest winds will increase to 30 to 40 mph
with gusts to around 55 mph on The Caprock. The winds will be
slightly lower in the rolling plains.

* Humidity... will fall into the 10 to 15 percent range.

* Fuels... are very dry.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical to extremely 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.




603 am CST Tue Feb 28 2017

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
7 PM CST this evening for the South Plains... rolling plains and
far southern Panhandle due to 20 foot winds of 20 mph or
more... relative humidities of 15 percent or less and a very high
to extreme fire danger...

* 20 foot winds... southwest winds will increase to 30 to 40 mph
with gusts to around 55 mph on The Caprock. The winds will be
slightly lower in the rolling plains.

* Humidity... will fall into the 10 to 15 percent range.

* Fuels... are very dry.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical to extremely 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.





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Alabama - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
California - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Freeze Warning, Frost Advisory , Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Hydrologic Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Flood Warning
Florida - Areal Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Georgia - Special Statement
Hawaii - Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Idaho - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Indiana - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Kansas - Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory
Massachusetts - Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Flood Warning
Mississippi - Special Statement
Missouri - Fire Weather Warning
Montana - High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Nevada - Flood Warning
New Mexico - High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Blowing Dust Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
New York - Special Statement
North Carolina - Wind Advisory
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Ohio - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Oregon - Winter Weather Advisory
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Wind Advisory
Texas - Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Blowing Dust Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory
Vermont - Special Statement
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Wind Advisory
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Wyoming - High Wind Watch

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