Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
332 PM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

TXZ011-016-230900-
/O.UPG.KAMA.FW.A.0002.150323T1700Z-150324T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KAMA.FW.W.0003.150323T1700Z-150324T0200Z/
OLDHAM-DEAF SMITH-
332 PM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM CDT MONDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE SOUTHWESTERN TEXAS
PANHANDLE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AMARILLO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM CDT MONDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN TEXAS...OLDHAM AND DEAF SMITH.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...9 TO 12 PERCENT.

* TIMING...NOON THROUGH 9 PM MONDAY.

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.

&&

$$

OKZ001-TXZ001-006-007-012-013-017-018-230900-
/O.CON.KAMA.FW.A.0002.150323T1700Z-150324T0200Z/
CIMARRON-DALLAM-HARTLEY-MOORE-POTTER-CARSON-RANDALL-ARMSTRONG-
332 PM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR THE WESTERN OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE AND NORTHWESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL
TEXAS PANHANDLE...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN OKLAHOMA...CIMARRON. IN TEXAS...DALLAM...
  HARTLEY...MOORE...POTTER...CARSON...RANDALL AND ARMSTRONG.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30
  MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* TIMING...NOON THROUGH 9 PM MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT THE POTENTIAL FOR CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS EXISTS. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND
POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

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




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