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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
352 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

TXZ022-028-033-034-039-040-232100-
/O.UPG.KLUB.FW.A.0017.140423T1800Z-140424T0200Z/
/O.EXA.KLUB.FW.W.0018.140423T1800Z-140424T0200Z/
CASTRO-LAMB-COCHRAN-HOCKLEY-YOAKUM-TERRY-
352 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM
CDT THIS 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 EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN PANHANDLE AND THE WESTERN
SOUTH PLAINS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LUBBOCK HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM CDT
THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST NEAR 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...NEAR 10 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.

* FUELS....DRY TO CRITICALLY DRY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP COULD SPREAD RAPIDLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST. A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY WILL CREATE FAVORABLE WEATHER FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD AND
THE DEVELOPMENT OF SIGNIFICANT WIND-DRIVEN WILDFIRES. AVOID
ACTIVITIES THAT PROMOTE OPEN FLAMES AND SPARKS.

&&

$$

TXZ021-027-232100-
/O.CON.KLUB.FW.W.0018.140423T1800Z-140424T0200Z/
PARMER-BAILEY-
352 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM CDT THIS 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 EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN PANHANDLE...

* WIND...SOUTHWEST NEAR 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...NEAR 10 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.

* FUELS...DRY TO CRITICALLY DRY.

* IMPACTS...WILDFIRES CAN SPREAD RAPIDLY IN THESE CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST. A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY WILL CREATE FAVORABLE WEATHER FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD AND
THE DEVELOPMENT OF SIGNIFICANT WIND-DRIVEN WILDFIRES. AVOID
ACTIVITIES THAT PROMOTE OPEN FLAMES AND SPARKS.

&&

$$







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