TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 86 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 400 PM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017 TORNADO WATCH 86 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS TXC077-085-097-113-119-121-147-181-231-237-277-337-367-397-439- 497-270400- /O.NEW.KWNS.TO.A.0086.170326T2100Z-170327T0400Z/ TX . TEXAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE CLAY COLLIN COOKE DALLAS DELTA DENTON FANNIN GRAYSON HUNT JACK LAMAR MONTAGUE PARKER ROCKWALL TARRANT WISE $$ ATTN...WFO...OUN...FWD...TSA...
Red Flag Warning
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED National Weather Service Lubbock TX 242 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017 TXZ027>031-033>037-039>043-270100- /O.CON.KLUB.FW.W.0009.000000T0000Z-170327T0100Z/ Bailey-Lamb-Hale-Floyd-Motley-Cochran-Hockley-Lubbock-Crosby- Dickens-Yoakum-Terry-Lynn-Garza-Kent- 242 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017 ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR THE SOUTH PLAINS AND ADJACENT ROLLING PLAINS FOR 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE...RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF 15 % OR LESS AND A VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER... * Humidity...Around 10 %. * Winds...Westerly at 20 to 30 mph, turning northwest by early evening. * Impacts...Any fires that develop can spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is discouraged. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are imminent or already occurring. These conditions can create rapid wildfire growth. && $$
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Norman OK 217 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017 ...Critical fire weather expected late this afternoon through early this evening... OKZ021-033-034-036-037-TXZ083>089-270100- /O.CON.KOUN.FW.W.0014.000000T0000Z-170327T0100Z/ Beckham-Harmon-Greer-Jackson-Tillman-Hardeman-Foard-Wilbarger- Wichita-Knox-Baylor-Archer- 217 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017 ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR WINDY CONDITIONS... WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS... * WIND...Southwest winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts over 30 mph. * HUMIDITY...12 to 20 percent. * TEMPERATURE...76 to 84 degrees. * IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended. 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 can contribute to extreme fire behavior. && $$
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX 216 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017 ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND ALL OF WEST TEXAS EXCEPT THE PRESIDIO VALLEY AND TERRELL COUNTY... .Another upper-level storm system will pass north of the region today. Windy conditions will combine with unseasonably warm temperatures and low relative humidity to produce critical fire weather conditions over most of the area. Fuels remain very dry. NMZ114-115-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-080-081-258- 270300- /O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0016.000000T0000Z-170327T0300Z/ Guadalupe Mountains-Southeast Plains-Gaines-Dawson-Borden-Scurry- Andrews-Martin-Howard-Mitchell-Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor- Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-Loving-Winkler-Ector-Midland- Glasscock-Ward-Crane-Upton-Reagan-Davis/Apache Mountains Area- Pecos-Marfa Plateau-Big Bend Area- 216 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017 /116 PM MDT Sun Mar 26 2017/ ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER... * HUMIDITY...5 to 15%. * WIND...Mountains...West winds 20 to 40 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. Plains...West winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. * IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures can contribute to dangerous fire behavior. && $$
Special Weather Statement
Special Weather Statement National Weather Service San Angelo TX 308 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017 TXZ049-054-064>066-071-072-076-077-098-099-113-114-127-128-139- 270000- Fisher-Nolan-Sterling-Coke-Runnels-Irion-Tom Green-Crockett- Schleicher-Haskell-Throckmorton-Jones-Shackelford-Taylor-Callahan- Coleman- Including the cities of ROTAN, ROBY, SWEETWATER, STERLING CITY, ROBERT LEE, BRONTE, BALLINGER, WINTERS, MERTZON, SAN ANGELO, OZONA, ELDORADO, HASKELL, THROCKMORTON, WOODSON, STAMFORD, ANSON, HAMLIN, ALBANY, ABILENE, CLYDE, BAIRD, CROSS PLAINS, and COLEMAN 308 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017 ...NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING... Expect gusty southwest to west winds to develop behind a dryline along with minimum relative humidities of less than 20 percent. As a result, expect near critical fire weather conditions to develop along and west of an Abilene to San Angelo to Sonora line this afternoon and early evening. If conditions become worse, then a Red Flag Warning may have to be issued. Elevated fire weather conditions are expected further east. Any wildfire has the potential to spread rapidly and smoke will significantly reduce visibilities. Outdoor burning is highly discouraged. $$
Hazardous Weather Outlook
Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service SAN ANGELO TX 322 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017 TXZ049-054-064>066-071>073-076>078-098-099-113-114-127-128-139- 140-154-155-168>170-272030- Fisher-Nolan-Sterling-Coke-Runnels-Irion-Tom Green-Concho- Crockett-Schleicher-Sutton-Haskell-Throckmorton-Jones-Shackelford- Taylor-Callahan-Coleman-Brown-McCulloch-San Saba-Menard-Kimble- Mason- 322 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017 This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of west central Texas. .DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight Expect near critical fire weather conditions for the remainder of this afternoon and into early evening along and west of an Abilene to San Angelo to Sonora line due to gusty west to southwest winds and very dry conditions. Any wildfire has the potential to spread rapidly and smoke will significantly reduce visibilities. Outdoor burning is highly discouraged .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday Widespread severe weather is possible Tuesday and Tuesday night across West Central Texas. The most significant severe thunderstorms will located north of a Mertzon to San Angelo to Brady line. The main hazards will be very large hail, tornadoes, damaging winds and dangerous lightning. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Spotter activation will probably be necessary Tuesday. $$
Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED National Weather Service Lubbock TX 252 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017 TXZ021>044-272000- Parmer-Castro-Swisher-Briscoe-Hall-Childress-Bailey-Lamb-Hale- Floyd-Motley-Cottle-Cochran-Hockley-Lubbock-Crosby-Dickens-King- Yoakum-Terry-Lynn-Garza-Kent-Stonewall- 252 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017 This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the South Plains...Rolling Plains and the far Southern Texas Panhandle. .DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight Critical fire weather conditions will continue this afternoon and early evening for the South Plains, western Rolling Plains and parts of the far southern Texas Panhandle. A Red Flag Warning is in effect until 8 PM for these areas. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday There is a risk of severe thunderstorms, some of which could produce tornadoes, on Tuesday mainly from the eastern South Plains into the Rolling Plains. $$
Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX 208 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017 NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075- 079>082-258-271915- Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Eddy County Plains- Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-Southern Lea County-Gaines- Dawson-Borden-Scurry-Andrews-Martin-Howard-Mitchell- Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos- Loving-Winkler-Ector-Midland-Glasscock-Ward-Crane-Upton-Reagan- Davis/Apache Mountains Area-Pecos-Presidio Valley-Marfa Plateau- Big Bend Area-Terrell-Guadalupe Mountains- 208 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017 /108 PM MDT Sun Mar 26 2017/ This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southeast New Mexico, southwest Texas and western Texas. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT Strong winds will be possible in the Guadalupe Mountains through mid evening as an upper level storm system passes by to the north. A High Wind Warning is in effect. Windy conditions will combine with unseasonably warm temperatures and low relative humidity to produce critical fire weather conditions over southeast New Mexico and much of west Texas through mid evening. A Red Flag Warning is in effect through mid evening. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY A dryline will sharpen Tuesday afternoon ahead of an approaching upper level storm system. Thunderstorms are expected to initiate along the dryline Tuesday afternoon and move east through the evening. A few storms may be severe, mainly over the Western Low Rolling Plains, Permian Basin, and lower Trans Pecos. Large hail and damaging winds are the anticipated threats, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Spotter activation is not anticipated today or tonight. $$ This product, along with other watches, warnings, advisories, and statements issued by the National Weather Service Office in Midland, can be found on the internet at... http://weather.gov/midland
Hazardous Weather Outlook...corrected... National Weather Service Norman OK 1151 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017 OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-271700- Harper-Woods-Alfalfa-Grant-Kay-Ellis-Woodward-Major-Garfield- Noble-Roger Mills-Dewey-Custer-Blaine-Kingfisher-Logan-Payne- Beckham-Washita-Caddo-Canadian-Oklahoma-Lincoln-Grady-McClain- Cleveland-Pottawatomie-Seminole-Hughes-Harmon-Greer-Kiowa-Jackson- Tillman-Comanche-Stephens-Garvin-Murray-Pontotoc-Coal-Cotton- Jefferson-Carter-Johnston-Atoka-Love-Marshall-Bryan-Hardeman- Foard-Wilbarger-Wichita-Knox-Baylor-Archer-Clay- 1151 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017 This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of northern... western...central...and southern Oklahoma...and western north Texas. .DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight... .Thunderstorms... There is a Moderate Risk of severe thunderstorms across parts of Oklahoma, surrounded by Slight and Enhanced Risk areas that cover additional parts of Oklahoma and western north Texas. Location... The Moderate Risk area is east of a line from Waurika to Duncan to El Reno to Guthrie, and south of a line from Guthrie to Stroud. This includes the Oklahoma City metropolitan area, Pauls Valley, Ardmore, Seminole, Ada, Atoka and Durant. To the west of the Moderate Risk area, there is a Slight and Enhanced Risk of severe weather across northern and western Oklahoma, to the east of a line from Laverne to Clinton to Lawton to Clay County Texas. Timing... 4 pm through midnight. Impacts... Large hail up to tennis ball size will be the main hazard. Damaging winds and tornadoes will also be possible. Discussion... Much higher humidity continues to move north through north Texas and into Oklahoma this afternoon. This moisture will allow the atmosphere to become very unstable this afternoon and evening. Scattered storms are expected to develop mid to late afternoon across western sections of north Texas and western Oklahoma and become severe as they move east-northeast. The atmospheric wind shear will support supercell thunderstorms with the associated risk of large hail, damaging winds, and the potential of isolated tornadoes. The highest chances of severe weather will be across central, south central and southeast Oklahoma where instability will be the highest. Storms are expected to move out of the area around or just after midnight. .SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT STATEMENT... Storm spotter groups and emergency management personnel across central, western, and southern Oklahoma and portions of north Texas should prepare for severe weather operations from about 4 pm through midnight. .Fire weather... Fire Danger will be very high across southwestern Oklahoma and western north Texas as dry air moves in behind a dryline. A Red Flag Warning is in effect through early evening for this area. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday... .Thunderstorms... There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms again on Tuesday and Wednesday. There is also a chance of thunderstorms on Thursday and Saturday. .Heavy rain... Heavy rain is possible on Tuesday, and likely on Wednesday. Get graphics and more details at weather.gov/norman...and follow our weather forecast office on Twitter and Facebook. $$ removed excessive characters in first paragraph.
Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio TX 501 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017 TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-271015- Llano-Burnet-Williamson-Val Verde-Edwards-Real-Kerr-Bandera- Gillespie-Kendall-Blanco-Hays-Travis-Bastrop-Lee-Kinney-Uvalde- Medina-Bexar-Comal-Guadalupe-Caldwell-Fayette-Maverick-Zavala- Frio-Atascosa-Wilson-Karnes-Gonzales-De Witt-Lavaca-Dimmit- 501 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017 This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for South-Central Texas.. .DAY ONE...Today And Tonight. There is a marginal risk of strong to severe thunderstorms late this afternoon and evening along and north of a line from Llano to Lago Vista to Lexington. The primary threats will be large hail and damaging wind gusts. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday. There is chance for strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall across portions of South Central Texas Tuesday night and Wednesday. Otherwise, no hazardous weather is expected at this time. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Spotter reporting may be needed late this afternoon and tonight and again Tuesday night through Wednesday. $$
Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Fort Worth TX 447 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-271200- Montague-Cooke-Grayson-Fannin-Lamar-Young-Jack-Wise-Denton-Collin- Hunt-Delta-Hopkins-Stephens-Palo Pinto-Parker-Tarrant-Dallas- Rockwall-Kaufman-Van Zandt-Rains-Eastland-Erath-Hood-Somervell- Johnson-Ellis-Henderson-Comanche-Mills-Hamilton-Bosque-Hill-Navarro- Freestone-Anderson-Lampasas-Coryell-Bell-McLennan-Falls-Limestone- Leon-Milam-Robertson- 447 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017 This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for North and Central Texas. .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight. There is a chance for thunderstorms late this afternoon through tonight across all of North and Central Texas. While only a few storms are expected to develop, those that do form will likely become severe. The main hazards are expected to be large hail and damaging winds, although there is the potential for a few tornadoes north of Interstate 20. The highest chances for thunderstorms and severe weather will be along and north of Interstate 20 beginning after 4PM. The severe weather threat is expected to diminish after midnight. An elevated fire weather threat is expected to develop late this afternoon west of a Jacksboro to Comanche line. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday. A few thunderstorms may linger Monday morning along and east of a line from Paris to Athens to Cameron. Severe weather is not expected. There are more thunderstorm chances Tuesday through Thursday as another storm system affects the region. Severe weather and flooding will be possible with this mid-week system, in particular Tuesday night and Wednesday. Another round of thunderstorms is expected next weekend. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Some spotter activation is likely late this afternoon and evening, with better chances for activation along and north of Interstate 20. $$ JLDunn