Lubbock Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 2:45 PM CDT on April 24, 2014

...Fire Weather Watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through Saturday 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 South Plains and southwestern Texas Panhandle...

The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a Fire Weather Watch...which is in effect from Saturday afternoon through Saturday evening.

* Wind...southwest at 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* Humidity...5 to 10 percent.

* Impacts...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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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