Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
439 AM CST MON DEC 29 2014

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>010-291900-
/O.NEW.KAMA.WC.Y.0005.141230T0000Z-141230T2200Z/
CIMARRON-TEXAS-BEAVER-DALLAM-SHERMAN-HANSFORD-OCHILTREE-LIPSCOMB-
HARTLEY-MOORE-HUTCHINSON-ROBERTS-HEMPHILL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOISE CITY...KEYES...GUYMON...BEAVER...
FORGAN...DALHART...STRATFORD...SPEARMAN...GRUVER...PERRYTON...
BOOKER...HIGGINS...FOLLETT...HARTLEY...CHANNING...DUMAS...
BORGER...MIAMI...CANADIAN
439 AM CST MON DEC 29 2014

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM
CST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AMARILLO HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM CST
TUESDAY.

* EVENT...WIND CHILL VALUES WILL FALL TO BETWEEN MINUS 5 AND MINUS 15
  DEGREES ACROSS THE OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE AND NORTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE
  TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH MOST OF THE DAY ON TUESDAY.

* TIMING...AFTER 6 PM THIS EVENING AND CONTINUING UNTIL AROUND 4 PM
  TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...IF YOU MUST GO OUTSIDE...REMEMBER THAT SEVERAL LAYERS OF
  CLOTHES WILL KEEP YOU WARMER THAN A SINGLE HEAVY COAT. A HAT IS
  ALSO IMPORTANT AS 20 PERCENT OF BODY HEAT LOSS IS THROUGH THE HEAD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND COULD LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT
TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

$$

ANDRADE




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