Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
1212 PM CST MON FEB 1 2016

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1212 PM CST MON FEB 1 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA
PANHANDLES.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS EVENING ACROSS THE NORTHWEST
PART OF THE COMBINED PANHANDLES...AND TO SPREAD EAST AND SOUTH ACROSS
THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE COMBINED PANHANDLES DURING THE NIGHT. A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL BE IN EFFECT FOR THE WESTERN OKLAHOMA
PANHANDLE WHERE THE HIGHEST SNOWFALL TOTALS ARE EXPECTED.

WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE WESTERN HALF OF THE TEXAS
PANHANDLE TODAY. SUSTAINED WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH INTO THE 25 TO
45 MPH RANGE WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 60 MPH. A HIGH WIND WARNING IS IN
EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHWESTERN TEXAS PANHANDLE AND A WIND ADVISORY IS IN
EFFECT FOR THE WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS PANHANDLE.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE PANHANDLES THIS
AFTERNOON. ANY STORMS THAT DEVELOP ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW
SEVERE LIMITS...ALTHOUGH BRIEF GUSTS OF 50 MPH OR MORE MAY OCCUR WITH
SOME OF THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SOUTHWESTERN
TEXAS PANHANDLE TODAY DUE TO STRONG SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS AND LOWER
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

SNOW IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE OKLAHOMA AND NORTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE
TUESDAY. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE WESTERN
OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES WHERE THE HIGHEST SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS ARE
EXPECTED...BETWEEN 1 TO 3 INCHES. IN ADDITION...SOME BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW MAY OCCUR IN THE OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE DUE TO STRONG
NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

AREA FIRE MANAGERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS ACROSS THE SOUTHWESTERN
TEXAS PANHANDLE SHOULD BE ALERT FOR ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY.

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COCKRELL


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