The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a fire weather watch which is in effect from noon to 7 p.m. Thursday for strong south winds and low humidity west of a Saint Jo-Weatherford-Stephenville-Comanche line. Palo Pinto, Young, Jack, Wise, Stephens, Parker, Eastland, Erath, Comanche and Montague counties are included in this watch. Avoid outside burning and welding. Do not toss lit cigarette butts outside. Listen for later forecasts and possible red flag warnings.