Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
653 PM CDT Fri Mar 17 2017

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653 PM CDT Fri Mar 17 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Texas and Oklahoma
Panhandles.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

Elevated to critical fire weather conditions are likely to
develop Sunday afternoon across much of the Texas and Oklahoma
Panhandles due to breezy southwest winds and low relative
humidity
values.

Elevated fire weather conditions will also be possible across the
extreme western Texas and Oklahoma Panhandles on Wednesday
afternoon
due to breezy south winds and low relative humidity values.

Thunderstorms will be possible across mainly eastern sections of
the Panhandles Wednesday night and Thursday. Severe thunderstorms
are not expected.

Elevated to critical, possibly extremely critical, across the
western two-thirds of the Panhandles, fire weather conditions are
expected on Thursday as minimum afternoon relative humidities
fall to near 10 to 20 percent and southwest to west winds
increase to 25 to 35 mph with gusts to near 50 mph. A wind
advisory may be needed on Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

Area fire managers and emergency officials should be alert for
elevated fire weather conditions today and Wednesday, for
elevated to critical fire weather conditions on Sunday, and
elevated to critical or extremely critical fire weather conditions
on Thursday.

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