Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
246 PM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

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Oldham-Potter-Carson-Gray-Wheeler-Deaf Smith-Randall-Armstrong-
Donley-Collingsworth-
Including the cities of Vega, Amarillo, Panhandle, White Deer,
Pampa, Shamrock, Wheeler, Hereford, Canyon, Claude, Clarendon,
and Wellington
246 PM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a High Wind
Watch...which is in effect from Tuesday morning through Tuesday
evening.

* Timing...11 AM CST to 7 PM CST

* Winds...southwest 30 to 45 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.

* Impacts...High winds can blow down small outbuildings and
  break limbs. Sudden wind gusts can cause drivers to lose
  control... especially in lightweight or high profile vehicles.
  Strong winds can cause blowing dust...reducing visibility...
  and cause flying debris. Isolated power outages could be
  possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Watch means there is potential for sustained winds of
at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more. People in the watch
area should secure any loose outdoor items such as garbage cans
or lawn furniture. Persons planning to drive in the watch area...
especially high profile vehicles...should consider delaying
travel until the high wind threat diminishes.

&&

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