Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
201 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-221200-
/O.NEW.KAMA.FW.A.0003.170223T1600Z-170224T0300Z/
Cimarron-Texas-Beaver-Dallam-Sherman-Hansford-Ochiltree-Lipscomb-
Hartley-Moore-Hutchinson-Roberts-Hemphill-Oldham-Potter-Carson-
Gray-Wheeler-Deaf Smith-Randall-Armstrong-Donley-Collingsworth-
201 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
ALL OF THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES...

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for strong winds and low relative humidity...which
is in effect from Thursday morning through Thursday evening.

* Affected Area...In Oklahoma...Cimarron...Texas and Beaver. In
  Texas...Dallam...Sherman...Hansford...Ochiltree...Lipscomb...
  Hartley...Moore...Hutchinson...Roberts...Hemphill...Oldham...
  Potter...Carson...Gray...Wheeler...Deaf Smith...Randall...
  Armstrong...Donley and Collingsworth.

* 20 Foot Winds...West to southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts
  to near 50 mph.

* Relative Humidity...Minimum afternoon relative humidities 9 to
  15 percent.

* Timing...Critical fire weather conditions are expected to be met
  around 10 AM to 12 PM CST Thursday and are expected to end
  around 8 PM to 9 PM CST Thursday evening.

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.

&&

$$

Schneider

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



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