Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
342 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

TXZ001-002-006-007-011-012-016-017-272200-
/O.UPG.KAMA.FW.A.0004.170227T1800Z-170228T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KAMA.FW.W.0007.170227T1800Z-170228T0100Z/
/O.CON.KAMA.FW.A.0005.170228T1700Z-170301T0100Z/
Dallam-Sherman-Hartley-Moore-Oldham-Potter-Deaf Smith-Randall-
342 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CST THIS
EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE WESTERN
PORTIONS OF THE TEXAS PANHANDLE...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
TEXAS PANHANDLE...

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a Red Flag
Warning for strong winds and low relative humidity...which is in
effect from noon today to 7 PM CST this evening. The Fire Weather
Watch for today is no longer in effect.

* Affected Area...In Texas...Dallam...Sherman...Hartley...
  Moore... Oldham...Potter...Deaf Smith and Randall.

* 20 Foot Winds...Southwest winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to near
  40 mph are expected across the warning area on Monday. Southwest
  winds 30 to 45 mph with gusts up to 65 mph are expected across
  the watch area on Tuesday.

* Relative Humidity...Afternoon minimum relative humidities on
  Monday will range from 10 to 15 percent. Afternoon minimum
  relative humidities on Tuesday will drop as low as 15 percent.

* Timing...Critical fire weather conditions for today are expected
  to begin around 12 PM CST and expected to end around 7 PM CST
  this evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now...or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures will
create favorable weather for rapid fire growth and spread. Avoid
activities that promote open flames and sparks.

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

&&

$$

OKZ001-002-272200-
/O.NEW.KAMA.FW.W.0007.170227T1800Z-170228T0100Z/
/O.CON.KAMA.FW.A.0005.170228T1700Z-170301T0100Z/
Cimarron-Texas-
342 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CST THIS
EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE WESTERN
HALF OF THE OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR FOR ALL OF THE OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE...

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a Red Flag
Warning for strong winds and low relative humidity...which is in
effect from noon today to 7 PM CST this evening.

* Affected Area...In Oklahoma...Cimarron and Texas.

* 20 Foot Winds...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph
  are expected across the warning area today. Southwest winds of 25
  to 35 mph with gusts to 55 mph are expected across the watch
  area on Tuesday.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 12 to 14 percent across the
  warning area today. RH values around 15 to 25 percent are
  expected across the watch area on Tuesday.

* Timing...Elevated to critical fire weather conditions for today
  are expected to begin around 12 PM CST and expected to end
  around 7 PM CST this 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.

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now...or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures will
create favorable weather for rapid fire growth and spread. Avoid
activities that promote open flames and sparks.

&&

$$

OKZ003-TXZ003>005-008>010-013>015-018>020-272200-
/O.CON.KAMA.FW.A.0005.170228T1700Z-170301T0100Z/
Beaver-Hansford-Ochiltree-Lipscomb-Hutchinson-Roberts-Hemphill-
Carson-Gray-Wheeler-Armstrong-Donley-Collingsworth-
342 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FOR ALL OF THE OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS PANHANDLES...

* Affected Area...In Oklahoma...Beaver. In Texas...Hansford...
  Ochiltree...Lipscomb...Hutchinson...Roberts...Hemphill...
  Carson... Gray...Wheeler...Armstrong...Donley and
  Collingsworth.

* 20 Foot Winds...west 30 to 45 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 15 percent.

* Timing...Elevated to critical fire weather conditions are
  expected to begin around 11 AM CST Tuesday morning and
  expected to end around 7 PM CST Tuesday 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.

&&

$$

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


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