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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 10:48 PM CST on February 22, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 23, 2017


... High wind watch remains in effect Thursday afternoon...

* timing... noon through 6 PM.

* Winds... 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 55 mph or higher.

* Impacts... areas of blowing dust will restrict visibility.
Vehicles on roads oriented north to south will experience strong
Crosswinds. Lightweight outdoor furniture or objects can be
blown around.

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. Please monitor the latest forecasts.





Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 10:48 PM CST on February 22, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EST on February 24, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am to 8 PM CST
Thursday for the far southern Texas Panhandle... South Plains...
and rolling plains for 20 foot winds of 20 mph or more... relative
humidities of 15 percent or less and a very high to extreme fire
danger...

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Friday morning
through Friday evening for the far southern Texas Panhandle...
South Plains... and rolling plains for 20 foot winds of 20 mph or
more... relative humidities of 15 percent or less and a high
danger...

The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect from 11 am to 8 PM CST Thursday. A
Fire Weather Watch is also in effect from Friday morning through
Friday evening.

* Wind... westerly winds at 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 55 mph on
Thursday. Northwest winds at 20 to 30 mph on Friday.

* Humidity... between 5 and 10 percent.

* Fuels... dry.

* Impacts... any fires that develop can spread rapidly. Outdoor
burning should be postponed until winds subside.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are imminent or already occurring. These conditions can create
rapid wildfire growth.






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Maine - Special Statement
Michigan - Special Statement
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Mississippi - Dense Fog Advisory
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Nevada - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
New Hampshire - Special Statement
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Oregon - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Blizzard Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning
Tennessee - Special Statement
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