Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
340 AM CST WED JAN 11 2017

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-120000-
CIMARRON-TEXAS-BEAVER-DALLAM-SHERMAN-HANSFORD-OCHILTREE-LIPSCOMB-
HARTLEY-MOORE-HUTCHINSON-ROBERTS-HEMPHILL-OLDHAM-POTTER-CARSON-
GRAY-WHEELER-DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-ARMSTRONG-DONLEY-COLLINGSWORTH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOISE CITY...KEYES...GUYMON...BEAVER...
FORGAN...DALHART...STRATFORD...SPEARMAN...GRUVER...PERRYTON...
BOOKER...HIGGINS...FOLLETT...HARTLEY...CHANNING...DUMAS...
BORGER...MIAMI...CANADIAN...VEGA...AMARILLO...PANHANDLE...
WHITE DEER...PAMPA...SHAMROCK...WHEELER...HEREFORD...CANYON...
CLAUDE...CLARENDON...WELLINGTON
340 AM CST WED JAN 11 2017

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS
ALL OF THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES...

* AFFECTED AREA...ALL OF THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES AFFECTED.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 TO
  20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO NEAR 25 TO 30 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. A COLD FRONT
  WILL MOVE WEST AND SOUTH ACROSS THE PANHANDLES LATER TONIGHT AND
  THURSDAY SHIFTING THE WINDS TO THE EAST AND SOUTHEAST.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF 12 TO
  20 PERCENT.

* TIMING...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN
  AROUND 11 AM TODAY AND SHOULD END AROUND 6 PM 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.

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SCHNEIDER



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