Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
422 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON FOR WINDY AND DRY
CONDITIONS ACROSS THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT SUNDAY FOR VERY WINDY AND DRY
CONDITIONS ACROSS THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...

.Dry air will again be present across western portions of the
area today with winds 30-35 mph sustained in the Guadalupe
Mountains during the afternoon. Winds will diminish tonight with
poor relative humidity recovery expected. Critical fire weather
conditions will develop once again across the Guadalupe Mountains
Sunday as westerly winds increase significantly by mid day.

NMZ114-TXZ258-252200-
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.A.0006.170226T1700Z-170227T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0009.170225T1800Z-170226T0100Z/
Guadalupe Mountains-
322 AM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
6 PM MST THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS,
20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE AND HIGH FIRE DANGER...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS,
20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE AND HIGH FIRE DANGER...

* HUMIDITY: near 10 percent.

* FIRE DANGER: High to very high.

* 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.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

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