... Wind Advisory in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDT
The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDT
* Timing... 1 PM through 7 PM.
* Winds... southwesterly between 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph
in the late afternoon.
* Impacts... strong Crosswinds will make driving difficult for high
profile vehicles. Localized areas of blowing dust may also
develop reducing visibilities to around 2 miles at times.
A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph are
expected. Adjust travel and outdoor activities accordingly.
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Issued: 4:14 AM CDT Mar. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service
Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 4:52 AM CDT Mar. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service
... Red flag warning remains in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to
9 PM CDT this evening for strong winds and low relative humidity
for the South Plains and southwest and south-central Texas
* timing... Friday afternoon and evening.
* 20 foot wind... southwest to west at 20 to 30 mph.
* Humidity... 8 to 13 percent.
* Fuels... critically dry.
* Impacts... any fires that develop can spread rapidly. Outdoor
burning is discouraged.
A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are imminent or already occurring. These conditions can create
rapid wildfire growth.