Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
400 AM CST Tue Jan 9 2018

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400 AM CST Tue Jan 9 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Texas and Oklahoma

.DAY ONE...Briefly elevated fire weather conditions are expected
this afternoon across the southwest and west-central Texas

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Windy conditions are expected Wednesday afternoon across the
western Texas and Oklahoma Panhandles, with wind speeds around 25
to 35 MPH with gusts up to 50 MPH. Due to the dry conditions in
place across the western Panhandles, patchy blowing dust may occur
across the southwest and south-central Texas Panhandle. A wind
advisory may be needed for the southwest Texas Panhandle.

A strong arctic cold front will push into the region late
Wednesday night through Thursday morning, with a chance of wintry
precipitation possible mainly across the Oklahoma Panhandle and
northwest half of the Texas Panhandle Wednesday night. No
significant accumulations are expected at this time. Winds will
likely be quite strong with this front, as sustained wind speeds
of 30 to 40 MPH with gusts up to 55 MPH may be possible. A wind
advisory may be needed for the Oklahoma Panhandle and the northern
Texas Panhandle Wednesday night.


Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

Area fire managers and emergency officials should be alert for
elevated or critical fire weather conditions this afternoon.



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