Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
249 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-222200-
/O.UPG.KAMA.FW.A.0003.170223T1600Z-170224T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KAMA.FW.W.0005.170223T1600Z-170224T0300Z/
Cimarron-Texas-Beaver-Dallam-Sherman-Hansford-Ochiltree-Lipscomb-
Hartley-Moore-Hutchinson-Roberts-Hemphill-Oldham-Potter-Carson-
Gray-Wheeler-Deaf Smith-Randall-Armstrong-Donley-Collingsworth-
249 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 9 PM CST THURSDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR ALL OF THE TEXAS AND
OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES...

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a Red Flag
Warning for strong winds and low relative humidity...which is in
effect from 10 AM to 9 PM CST Thursday. The Fire Weather Watch is
no longer in effect.

* Affected Area...In Oklahoma...Cimarron...Texas and Beaver. In
  Texas...Dallam...Sherman...Hansford...Ochiltree...Lipscomb...
  Hartley...Moore...Hutchinson...Roberts...Hemphill...Oldham...
  Potter...Carson...Gray...Wheeler...Deaf Smith...Randall...
  Armstrong...Donley and Collingsworth.

* 20 Foot Winds...West to southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with
  gusts to near 50 mph.

* Relative Humidity...Minimum afternoon relative humidities 8 to
  13 percent.

* Timing...Critical to Extremely Critical fire weather conditions
  are expected to be met around 10 AM to 12 PM CST Thursday and
  are expected to end around 8 PM to 9 PM CST Thursday 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.

&&

$$

Schneider

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


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