Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
256 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

TXZ011-016-230100-
OLDHAM-DEAF SMITH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF VEGA AND HEREFORD
256 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND
INTO EARLY THIS EVENING ACROSS THE SOUTHWESTERN TEXAS
PANHANDLE...

* AFFECTED AREA...ACROSS THE SOUTHWESTERN TEXAS PANHANDLE.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO NEAR 25
  MPH. NO MAJOR WIND SHIFTS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES 15 TO 20
  PERCENT.

* TIMING...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN
  AROUND 12 NOON CST TODAY AND SHOULD END AROUND 7 PM CST THIS
  EVENING.

OUTDOOR BURNING AND ACTIVITIES THAT CAUSE OPEN SPARKS OR FLAMES
ARE DISCOURAGED. FIRE AND EMERGENCY OFFICIALS SHOULD BE AWARE THAT
WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF
LARGE GRASS FIRES.

$$

SCHNEIDER



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