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FNUS64 KFWD 020840  
RFDFWD  
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GRASS FIRE DANGER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX  
340 AM CDT THU NOV 2 2017  
 
...ELEVATED FIRE THREAT THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH AND  
CENTRAL TEXAS...  
 
HOT, DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE ELEVATED TO NEAR  
CRITICAL FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON FOR AREAS ALONG AND WEST OF A  
LINE FROM BONHAM TO KILLEEN. WINDS WILL BE OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST AT  
15 TO 25 MPH AND MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL FALL BELOW  
25 PERCENT. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB INTO THE UPPER 80S AND  
LOWER 90S, WHICH IS EXCEPTIONALLY WARM FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR.  
 
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE AFTER SUNSET AS TEMPERATURES FALL, WIND  
SPEEDS DECREASE AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES RISE.  
 
EXTREME CARE IS URGED DURING ALL OUTSIDE ACTIVITIES WHERE THERE  
IS A POTENTIAL FOR GRASS FIRES TO GET STARTED. AVOID OUTSIDE  
BURNING AND WELDING. DO NOT TOSS LIT CIGARETTE BUTTS OUTSIDE.  
REPORT WILD FIRES TO THE NEAREST FIRE DEPARTMENT OR LAW  
ENFORCEMENT OFFICE QUICKLY.  
 

 
 
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