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Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
317 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

TXZ021>044-202200-
/O.CON.KLUB.FW.A.0002.180121T1800Z-180122T0000Z/
Parmer-Castro-Swisher-Briscoe-Hall-Childress-Bailey-Lamb-Hale-
Floyd-Motley-Cottle-Cochran-Hockley-Lubbock-Crosby-Dickens-King-
Yoakum-Terry-Lynn-Garza-Kent-Stonewall-
317 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE
ROLLING PLAINS...SOUTH PLAINS...AND FAR SOUTHWESTERN PANHANDLE
FOR 20 FOOT WINDS IN THE 20 TO 35 MPH RANGE...VERY DRY FUELS...
AND MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT...

* Wind...West at 20 to 35 mph at the 20 foot level.

* Humidity...10 to 15 percent.

* Fuels...Critically dry.

* Impacts...Any fires that develop can spread rapidly. Outdoor
  burning is discouraged.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are occurring. These conditions can create rapid wildfire growth.

&&

$$



High Wind Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
315 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

TXZ021>023-027>029-033>035-039>041-202200-
/O.CON.KLUB.HW.A.0002.180121T1700Z-180122T0000Z/
Parmer-Castro-Swisher-Bailey-Lamb-Hale-Cochran-Hockley-Lubbock-
Yoakum-Terry-Lynn-
Including the cities of Friona, Bovina, Farwell, Dimmitt, Hart,
Tulia, Happy, Muleshoe, Littlefield, Amherst, Olton, Plainview,
Hale Center, Morton, Whiteface, Levelland, Sundown, Lubbock,
Wolfforth, Slaton, Denver City, Plains, Brownfield, Meadow,
Wellman, Tahoka, New Home, and ODonnell
315 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...Late Sunday morning through late Sunday afternoon.

* WINDS...West at 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph.

* IMPACTS...Motorists, particularly of high profile vehicles and
  on north to south oriented roads, will be buffeted by cross
  winds. Areas of blowing dust will also reduce visibilities,
  especially downwind of open fields and construction zones.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of
58 mph or more may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.

&&

$$



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