Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
352 AM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

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Cimarron-Dallam-Hartley-Oldham-Deaf Smith-
352 AM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
THE FAR WESTERN TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES...

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a Red Flag
Warning for strong winds and low relative humidity...which is in
effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDT this evening.

* Affected Area...In Oklahoma...Cimarron. In Texas...Dallam...
  Hartley...Oldham and Deaf Smith.

* 20 Foot Winds...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts over 45 mph
  possible.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 12 to 15 percent.

* Timing...2 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDT 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.

&&

$$

Ward

For more information from the National Weather Service visit...
www.weather.gov/ama



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