The region is in for windy conditions on Thursday, and areas to the west of the region will experience very dry conditions as well.
The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday for these areas, including Collin County. This means that any fires that start will spread quickly and could threaten property and even life.
Make sure you dispose of cigarettes properly, do not burn anything outdoors, and be mindful sparks during construction projects.
A storm system will be moving through the region Wednesday and into Thursday that could bring much needed rain to the area.
As of Oct. 22, most of the region is in a moderate drought with much of Lamar county remaining under extreme drought conditions.
While the rain will be beneficial to the region in many ways, it will also cause major problems. The system is expected to move in Wednesday afternoon and will be in the region through Thursday. In this time period, Northeast Texas could see up to four inches of rainfall.
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