Fire danger increased under Red Flag Warning

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by KVUE News

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Posted on February 20, 2014 at 11:58 AM

Updated Thursday, Feb 20 at 12:46 PM

AUSTIN -- Breezy wind is blowing through, driving up the fire danger across Central Texas.

A Red Flag Warning is in effect. Austin firefighters say they are staffing extra brush trucks and have their wildfire helicopter on standby, ready to go in case anything sparks.

Burn bans are currently in place for Travis, Hays, Caldwell and Llano Counties in Central Texas.

Go here for information on all burn bans in Texas.

Click "Severe" on the map below to see the areas covered by the fire weather advisory.

 

 

See KVUE's drought coverage here.

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