Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
240 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

OKZ001-TXZ001-006-011-012-016-017-232200-
/O.NEW.KAMA.FW.A.0009.180224T1600Z-180225T0100Z/
Cimarron-Dallam-Hartley-Oldham-Potter-Deaf Smith-Randall-
240 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
THE WESTERN TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES AND ALSO THE SOUTH
CENTRAL TEXAS PANHANDLE...

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for strong winds and low relative humidity, which
is in effect from Saturday morning through Saturday evening.

* Affected Area...In Oklahoma...Cimarron. In Texas...Dallam...
  Hartley...Oldham...Potter...Deaf Smith and Randall.

* 20 Foot Winds...West to northwest 20 foot winds 20 to 30 mph
  with gusts near 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...10 to 15 percent.

* Red Flag Threat Index...2 to 3.

* Timing...Critical fire weather conditions are expected to begin
  around 10 AM Saturday morning and are expected to end around 7
  PM Saturday evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that the potential for critical fire
weather conditions exists. Listen for later forecasts and
possible red flag warnings.

&&

$$

Schneider
For more information from the National Weather Service visit...
www.weather.gov/ama



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