Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
320 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-231300-
/O.CON.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-
320 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS 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...

* 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 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Relative Humidity...Minimum afternoon relative humidities as low
  as 9 percent.

* Timing...Critical to Extremely Critical fire weather conditions
  are expected start 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.

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


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