"High-impact" fire weather coming to College Station

POSTED: Friday, February 18, 2011 - 1:38pm
UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 8:54am

The Texas Forest Service is preparing for possible wildfires in College Station this weeked due to serious fire weather condiions.

In the last week, officials responded to 47 fires that covered more than 30,000 acres in West Texas. They say that winds could pick up, and humidity levels could drop this weekend, causing what they call "high-impact" fire weather.

This is not typical weather for this time of year, but fire officials say its causing a threat to public safety.

Officials warn the community about the risks, and say  if there is a fire, get yourself and your family to safety.

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