Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
341 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING FOR WARM,
DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS ALONG AND WEST OF A SEMINOLE TO FORT
STOCKTON LINE...

.An upper level storm system will move over the region Today.
Strong southwest to west winds will combine with high
temperatures 5 to 10 degrees above normal, and minimum relative
humidity around 15 percent, and result in critical fire weather
conditions along and west of a Seminole to Fort Stockton line.

NMZ114-115-TXZ045-050-057>060-067-074-075-080-258-282045-
/O.UPG.KMAF.FW.A.0012.170328T1800Z-170329T0200Z/
/O.COR.KMAF.FW.W.0017.170328T1800Z-170329T0200Z/
Guadalupe Mountains-Southeast Plains-Gaines-Andrews-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-Loving-Winkler-Ward-
Davis/Apache Mountains Area-Pecos-Marfa Plateau-
341 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017 /241 AM MDT Tue Mar 28 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT TO 9 PM CDT FOR
RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR
GREATER, AND HIGH TO VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

* HUMIDITY...10 to 15%.

* WIND...Southwest to west winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 50
  mph.

* TEMPERATURES...5 to 10 degrees above normal.

* THUNDERSTORMS...Isolated dry lightning strikes.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now or will shortly.  A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures can
contribute to dangerous fire behavior.

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