... Wind Advisory in effect from 2 PM Sunday to 7 am CDT Monday...
The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 2 PM Sunday to 7 am CDT Monday.
* Timing... strong west winds will develop early Sunday afternoon
and are expected to continue on and off through Sunday night as
a strong storm crosses the Texas Panhandle into western
* Winds... generally westerly from 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 55
* Impacts... areas of blowing dust will limit visibilities at times
to 3 to 5 miles... and locally less than a mile along open
fields. Cross winds and strong wind gusts will be hazardous to
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: 2:40 PM CDT Mar. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service
Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:23 PM CDT Mar. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service
... Red flag warning in effect from noon Sunday to 7 am CDT Monday
for strong winds and low relative humidity for the entire Texas
South Plains... rolling plains... and extreme southern Texas
The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect from noon Sunday to 7 am CDT Monday.
The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
* Wind... out of the west generally at 25 to 35 mph with gusts to
* Humidity... between 5 and 15 percent.
* Fuels... are critically dry.
* Impacts... any fires that develop can spread rapidly. Outdoor
burning is discouraged. Low visibility will be possible due to
dust and smoke and could limit fire detection capabilities.
A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are imminent. These conditions can create rapid wildfire growth
that will make containment extremely difficult.