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Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 11:41 PM CDT Mar. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Sunday afternoon
through Sunday evening for strong winds and low relative humidity
for the far southern Texas Panhandle... South Plains... and western
rolling plains...

* timing... a Fire Weather Watch is in effect Sunday afternoon
and evening.

* Wind... west generally at 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph are

* Humidity... between 5 and 10 percent.

* Fuels... are extremely dry.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Monitor later forecasts and possible red
flag warnings.

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