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#7115134 - 03/18/18 10:52 AM Going to get ugly today!
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They're predicting winds at 55-60 with gusts even higher, it's dry and almost 0 humidity. This is a perfect combination to have a bad fire, those high lines will be flopping.
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#7115138 - 03/18/18 10:53 AM Re: Going to get ugly today! [Re: HWY_MAN]
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Loc: Over yonder.....
Be careful out there.....
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#7115143 - 03/18/18 10:56 AM Re: Going to get ugly today! [Re: HWY_MAN]
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I saw Ks. had 70mph winds a couple of days ago, does not look good.
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#7115173 - 03/18/18 11:29 AM Re: Going to get ugly today! [Re: HWY_MAN]
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Registered: 10/22/12
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This will probably shut us down at work, too, which sucks, since we just got going steady again.
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#7115228 - 03/18/18 12:44 PM Re: Going to get ugly today! [Re: HWY_MAN]
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confused2 as pappy once said : yawn i woke up ugly . bang

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#7115266 - 03/18/18 01:21 PM Re: Going to get ugly today! [Re: HWY_MAN]
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Originally Posted By: HWY_MAN
They're predicting winds at 55-60 with gusts even higher, it's dry and almost 0 humidity. This is a perfect combination to have a bad fire, those high lines will be flopping.


That is a nasty recipe.
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#7115268 - 03/18/18 01:22 PM Re: Going to get ugly today! [Re: FiremanJG]
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Registered: 04/19/07
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Loc: Metroplex
Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Originally Posted By: HWY_MAN
They're predicting winds at 55-60 with gusts even higher, it's dry and almost 0 humidity. This is a perfect combination to have a bad fire, those high lines will be flopping.


That is a nasty recipe.


Not to mention how it sucks tanks dry also

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#7115288 - 03/18/18 01:50 PM Re: Going to get ugly today! [Re: HWY_MAN]
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Wow, that is a bad combination.
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#7115364 - 03/18/18 04:07 PM Re: Going to get ugly today! [Re: Nogalus Prairie]
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My son had his Hot Shot crew in Missouri doing prescribed burns in the Mark Twain forest. They pulled them off to go fight the Oklahoma fire. Now they have staged them on the Colo border because of how dry it is around all of you guys. Looking like a busy year already!!!!

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#7115554 - 03/18/18 07:15 PM Re: Going to get ugly today! [Re: HWY_MAN]
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
Last I heard the Panhandle fires were finally partially contained.
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#7115656 - 03/18/18 08:35 PM Re: Going to get ugly today! [Re: HWY_MAN]
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Ward county has at least on fire that I've heard of. Post had a fire not to far out of town. The real bad wind is still about an hour out.
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#7115663 - 03/18/18 08:42 PM Re: Going to get ugly today! [Re: HWY_MAN]
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Good gosh I hope y'all get some rain. Soon.
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#7115836 - 03/19/18 01:07 AM Re: Going to get ugly today! [Re: HWY_MAN]
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1 am and the wind is still gusting to 56 with sustained 44 here in Lubbock.

I think this is the worst wind Iíve seen since Iíve lived here. Itís been doing this all day and itís just getting worse.

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#7116115 - 03/19/18 10:22 AM Re: Going to get ugly today! [Re: z71dustin]
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Registered: 06/15/09
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Loc: Huntsville, AL
Originally Posted By: z71dustin
1 am and the wind is still gusting to 56 with sustained 44 here in Lubbock.

I think this is the worst wind Iíve seen since Iíve lived here. Itís been doing this all day and itís just getting worse.


Dust blowing? I lived 40 years there, and it is the one reason I could never live there again.
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#7116271 - 03/19/18 12:32 PM Re: Going to get ugly today! [Re: HWY_MAN]
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Registered: 05/14/09
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Loc: Denton/Argyle
Battling fires already in the panhandle. Dust storms causing havoc. Bad bad bad situation. frown
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