Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
128 PM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 6 PM CST/5 PM MST TODAY FOR
WINDY AND DRY CONDITIONS AND HIGH FIRE DANGER ALONG AND SOUTH OF A
GAIL...ODESSA...FORT STOCKTON...MARFA AND CANDELARIA LINE...

.STRONG WINDS WILL AFFECT THE ENTIRE FORECAST AREA THIS AFTERNOON.
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO AFFECT LOCATIONS
ALONG AND SOUTH OF A GAIL TO ODESSA TO TO FORT STOCKTON TO MARFA
TO CANDELARIA LINE WHERE RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BE THE LOWEST.

TXZ047-048-051>053-061>063-068>070-074-075-079>082-020000-
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-160202T0000Z/
BORDEN-SCURRY-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-ECTOR-MIDLAND-GLASSCOCK-
CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-PECOS-
PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-
128 PM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
FOR WINDY CONDITIONS...RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 5 TO 15 PERCENT AND
HIGH FIRE DANGER ACROSS MOST OF THE PERMIAN BASIN...STOCKTON
PLATEAU... DAVIS MOUNTAINS...MARFA PLATEAU...BIG BEND REGION AND
LOWER TRANS PECOS...

* WIND...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 25-40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...5 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID THE USE OF OPEN FLAMES OR ANY ACTIVITIES THAT MAY GENERATE
SPARKS.  ACCIDENTAL IGNITIONS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO GROW
QUICKLY INTO DANGEROUS WIND- DRIVEN WILDFIRES.

&&

$$



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