Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
312 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

OKZ001-002-TXZ001-002-006-007-011-012-016-017-240300-
/O.CON.KAMA.FW.W.0017.000000T0000Z-140424T0300Z/
CIMARRON-TEXAS-DALLAM-SHERMAN-HARTLEY-MOORE-OLDHAM-POTTER-
DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-
312 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE WESTERN HALF OF
THE COMBINED TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES...GENERALLY WEST OF A
LINE FROM GUYMON TO LAKE MEREDITH TO AMARILLO AND CANYON...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN OKLAHOMA...CIMARRON AND TEXAS. IN TEXAS...
  DALLAM...SHERMAN...HARTLEY...MOORE...OLDHAM...POTTER...DEAF
  SMITH AND RANDALL.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...FROM 10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* TIMING...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH 10 PM
  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.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/AMA (ALL LOWER CASE)





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