... High wind watch in effect Sunday afternoon...
The National Weather Service in Midland/Odessa has issued a high
wind watch, which is in effect Sunday afternoon.
* Timing... Sunday afternoon.
* Winds... west 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 55 mph.
* Impacts... these winds will make driving difficult for
motorists driving high profile vehicles such as campers, vans,
and tractor trailers.
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 stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
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High Wind Watch
Issued: 3:05 PM CST Jan. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service
Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:26 PM CST Jan. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service
... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 7 PM CST Sunday for the Permian
Basin for strong winds... minimum rh values near 15 percent and
high to very high fire danger...
The National Weather Service in Midland/Odessa has issued a red
flag warning, which is in effect from noon to 7 PM CST Sunday.
The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
* Wind... west 25 to 35 mph with much higher gusts.
* Humidity... 15 percent.
* Fuels... high to very high very danger.
* Impacts... accidental ignitions will have the potential
to grow rapidly into dangerous wind-driven wildfires.
Do not throw cigarettes onto the ground or out of a moving
vehicle. Keep vehicles on driving surfaces and do not drive
through tall grass.