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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 4:13 AM CDT Mar. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from 1 PM to 9 PM CDT Friday for
strong winds and low relative humidity for the South Plains and
southwest and south-central Texas Panhandle...

The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect from 1 PM to 9 PM CDT Friday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Timing... Friday afternoon and evening.

* 20 foot wind... southwest to west at 20 to 30 mph.

* Humidity... 7 to 15 percent.

* Fuels... critically 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.

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