Dallas Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:32 PM CST Jan. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 6 PM CST this evening
for for low humidity... and gusty winds...

* affected area... areas along and west of a Sherman to Terrell
to Mexia to Temple line.

* Timing... through 6 PM.

* Winds... northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

* Rh... minimum relative humidity of 15 to 25 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that extreme fire weather conditions are
either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of strong
winds... low relative humidity... and dry vegetation can contribute
to extreme fire behavior. Avoid all outside burning and welding
today. Do not toss lit cigarette Butts outside. Report wild fires
to the nearest Fire Department or law enforcement office.