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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:50 AM CDT Mar. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am this morning to 9 PM CDT
this evening for strong winds and low relative humidity for all of
the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles...

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a red flag
warning for strong winds and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from 11 am this morning to 9 PM CDT this evening. The Fire
Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected area... in Oklahoma... Beaver. In Texas... Ochiltree...
Lipscomb... Roberts... Hemphill... gray... Wheeler... Donley and

* 20 foot winds... westerly 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Relative humidity... 9 to 15 percent.

* Red flag threat index... 3 to 7

* timing... peaking from 12 PM to around 9 PM.

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 will
create favorable weather for rapid fire growth and spread. Avoid
activities that promote open flames and Sparks.

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