Red flag warning issued for JWC

Robin Bradshaw
Alice Echo News Journal

Jim Wells County Emergency Management issued a Red Flag Warning is in effect today March 17, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. for much of South Texas.

The combination of wind, dry conditions, and cured vegetation will lead to critical fire weather conditions, according to county officials. 

Any fire that develops will likely spread rapidly, any outdoor burning is not recommended at this time.  

Jim Wells County issued a Red Flag Warning due to critical possible fire conditions in the area.