Entire Houston area under Red Flag Warning through Friday evening

A Red Flag Warning is in effect for the entire Houston area until Friday evening. 

The warning is in effect until 7 p.m. Friday evening.

According to the National Weather Service, very dry conditions, along with low humidity levels, and high winds led to the warning being issued. 

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While the warning isn't something to be incredibly alarmed about, extreme caution should be taken near grassy or wooded areas as a small spark could risk a fire. That in turn could cause a fire to grow quickly due to the high winds. 

Your Gulf Coast Weather Authority is monitoring the situation closely. You can stay up-to-date 24 hours a day by downloading the free FOX 26 weather app. You'll receive weather alerts for your location, along with video weather updates.