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NWS issues red flag warning for North Texas

Fire danger is at a higher risk.
Published: Mar. 16, 2022 at 2:38 PM CDT
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WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) - On Wednesday afternoon, the National Weather Service issued a red flag warning for North Texas as potential fire threats grow.

A red flag warning is issued when specific humidity, temperature, soil moisture, etc., line up to create a greater risk for fires.

At this time, the Texas A&M Forest Service warns those in Texoma that the slightest spark could cause severe damage. They ask the public to be aware of things like lit cigarette butts or dragging chains from trailers.

You can follow Texas A&M Forest Service on Twitter for more updates.

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