Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
1058 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

TXZ010-014-015-019-020-090000-
/O.NEW.KAMA.FW.W.0002.160208T1800Z-160209T0000Z/
HEMPHILL-GRAY-WHEELER-DONLEY-COLLINGSWORTH-
1058 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR STRONG
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE SOUTHEAST TEXAS PANHANDLE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AMARILLO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN TEXAS...HEMPHILL...GRAY...WHEELER...DONLEY AND
  COLLINGSWORTH COUNTIES.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...20 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES BETWEEN 10 AND 15
  PERCENT.

* 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 WILL
CREATE FAVORABLE WEATHER FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD. AVOID
ACTIVITIES THAT PROMOTE OPEN FLAMES AND SPARKS.

&&

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