Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
517 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

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517 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Critical fire weather is expected across the western Texas and
Oklahoma Panhandles this afternoon with elevated conditions
expected across the eastern Panhandles. A Red Flag Warning has
been issued for the western Texas and Oklahoma Panhandles for SW
winds at 15 to 30 mph with min RH values around 10 to 15 percent.
A Fire Danger Statement has been issued for the eastern Texas and
Oklahoma Panhandles for SW winds at 10 to 25 mph with min RH
values around 15 to 20 percent.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Elevated to critical fire weather conditions will be possible
during the afternoons Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday
for portions of the Panhandles. A Fire Weather Watch is in effect
for the entire forecast area on Tuesday.

A High Wind Watch is in effect Tuesday afternoon across the
southern portions of the Texas Panhandle as winds are expected to
be southwest at 35 to 45 mph with gusts over 60 mph possible.
Some areas in the central Texas Panhandle may meet Wind Advisory
Criteria.

Patchy blowing dust is expected Tuesday afternoon across the
southwestern and south central Texas Panhandle which may reduce
visibilities at times.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

Area fire managers and emergency officials should be alert for
elevated or critical fire weather conditions on Monday, Tuesday,
Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday.

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