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Winds Starting to Gust Across West Texas

WEST TEXAS - Winds are really starting to gust across the area and several fires have already been reported.

A small fire is currently being worked by crews off Highway 80 in Midland. A larger fire has been reported off Highway 176 between Andrews and Eunice. NewsWest9 Doppler Radar indicates a smoke plume just inside the Texas state line.

Red Flag Warnings are posted across the entire region with a very high potential for fires.

Here are the latest wind gusts around the area in miles-per-hour:

Midland: 36

Odessa: 37

Wink: 37

Carlsbad: 40

Marfa: 30

Alpine: 26

Fort Stockton: 37

Guadalupe Pass: 68

Hobbs: 37

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