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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
National Weather Service Norman OK
1058 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

OKZ004>020-120000-
/O.CON.KOUN.FW.W.0015.171211T1700Z-171212T0000Z/
Harper-Woods-Alfalfa-Grant-Kay-Ellis-Woodward-Major-Garfield-
Noble-Roger Mills-Dewey-Custer-Blaine-Kingfisher-Logan-Payne-
1058 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
FOR WINDY CONDITIONS... WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR NORTHERN OKLAHOMA...

* WIND...north and northwest 15 to 20 mph, gusts 25 to 30 mph.

* HUMIDITY...10 to 20 percent.

* TEMPERATURE...62 to 68 degrees F.

* IMPACTS...Fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that near critical to critical fire
weather conditions are expected to develop.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
357 AM MST Mon Dec 11 2017

...A Red Flag Warning is in effect from 10 am to 5 pm today for
gusty winds, low humidities and dry fuels for fire weather zones
234, 236, and 237, which includes Kiowa, Prowers and Baca Counties...

COZ234-236-237-120000-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0037.171211T1700Z-171212T0000Z/
Kiowa County Including Eads-Prowers County Including Lamar-
Baca County Including Springfield and Eastern Comanche Grasslands-
357 AM MST Mon Dec 11 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 234...236 AND 237...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 234...236 and 237.

* Winds...Northwest to Northeast 10 to 20 gusting to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...10 to 15 percent.

* Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for the rapid ignition,
  growth and spread of fires.

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 dry fuels may contribute
to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
338 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

KSZ043-044-061>064-074>078-084>089-120000-
/O.CON.KDDC.FW.W.0020.171211T1700Z-171212T0000Z/
Scott-Lane-Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Hodgeman-Stanton-Grant-Haskell-
Gray-Ford-Morton-Stevens-Seward-Meade-Clark-Comanche-
338 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017 /238 AM MST Mon Dec 11 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CST /10 AM MST/
THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CST /5 PM MST/ THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 043...044...061...062...
063...064...074...075...076...077...078...084...085...086...087...
088 AND 089...

* Affected Area...In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 043 Scott...Fire
  Weather Zone 044 Lane...Fire Weather Zone 061 Hamilton...Fire
  Weather Zone 062 Kearny...Fire Weather Zone 063 Finney...Fire
  Weather Zone 064 Hodgeman...Fire Weather Zone 074 Stanton...
  Fire Weather Zone 075 Grant...Fire Weather Zone 076 Haskell...
  Fire Weather Zone 077 Gray...Fire Weather Zone 078 Ford...Fire
  Weather Zone 084 Morton...Fire Weather Zone 085 Stevens...Fire
  Weather Zone 086 Seward...Fire Weather Zone 087 Meade...Fire
  Weather Zone 088 Clark and Fire Weather Zone 089 Comanche.

* Winds...North 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 13 percent.

* Impacts...Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
  and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not advised.

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.

&&

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Norman OK
1152 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-121230-
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-
1152 AM CST Mon Dec 11 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...

.Fire Weather...
Elevated to near critical fire weather conditions are expected to
develop this afternoon across most of central and western Oklahoma
and western north Texas. A Red Flag Warning is in effect for the
northern third of Oklahoma as northwest winds will continue to
increase through the afternoon. Winds will gust 25 near 30 mph at
times.

Refrain from burning or activities that could spark a grass fire.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday...

.Fire Weather...
Elevated fire weather conditions will be possible on Tuesday and
Wednesday afternoons, and then again on Saturday, mainly over
portions of western Oklahoma and western north Texas.

Get graphics and more details at weather.gov/norman...and follow
our weather forecast office on Twitter and Facebook.

$$

Kurtz

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
702 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-112130-
Cimarron-Texas-Beaver-Dallam-Sherman-Hansford-Ochiltree-Lipscomb-
Hartley-Moore-Hutchinson-Roberts-Hemphill-Oldham-Potter-Carson-
Gray-Wheeler-Deaf Smith-Randall-Armstrong-Donley-Collingsworth-
702 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Texas and Oklahoma
Panhandles.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Elevated Fire Weather conditions are expected today across the
most of the Panhandles due to breezy winds and low relative
humidities.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

Area fire managers and emergency officials should be alert for
elevated fire weather conditions today.

$$

Cockrell

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
519 AM MST Mon Dec 11 2017

COZ058>089-093>099-121230-
Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Feet-
Leadville Vicinity/Lake County Below 11000 Feet-
Eastern Sawatch Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Feet-
Central Chaffee County Below 9000 Feet-
Western Mosquito Range/East Chaffee County Above 9000 Feet-
Saguache County West of Continental Divide Below 10000 Feet-
Saguache County East of Continental Divide Below 10000 Feet-
La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below
10000 Feet-Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Del Norte Vicinity/Northern San Luis Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Alamosa  Vicinity/Central San Luis Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Southern San Luis Valley-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Feet-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Northwestern Fremont County Above 8500 Feet-
Western/Central Fremont County Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountain Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000 Feet-
Wet Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Teller County/Rampart Range Above 7500 Feet/Pikes Peak Between
7500 And 11000 Feet-Pikes Peak Above 11000 Feet-
Canon City Vicinity/Eastern Fremont County-
Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below
7500 Feet-
Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range
Below 7400 Feet-Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Feet-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Feet-
Crowley County-La Junta Vicinity/Otero County-
Eastern Las Animas County-Western Kiowa County-
Eastern Kiowa County-Las Animas Vicinity/Bent County-
Lamar Vicinity/Prowers County-Springfield Vicinity/Baca County-
519 AM MST Mon Dec 11 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...east
central...south central and southeast Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Gusty winds, low humidities and dry fuels will result in high fire
danger over the eastern plains today.  Critical fire weather
conditions are expected over Kiowa, Prowers and Baca counties.
Outdoor burning or any other activity that could accidentally start
a wildfire should be postponed today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Fire danger will again be elevated on Wednesday, mainly over the
far southeastern plains, as winds increase ahead of a passing
weather disturbance moving across the High Plains.

Another embedded weather disturbance could bring some light accumulating
snowfall to areas over and near the higher terrain of the Central and
Eastern Mountains Wednesday night and Thursday. Yet another passing
weather disturbance could bring another round of light snow to areas
over and near the Continental Divide on Saturday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters will not be needed today or tonight.

$$

50/23

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
440 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>081-084>090-121100-
Trego-Ellis-Scott-Lane-Ness-Rush-Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Hodgeman-
Pawnee-Stafford-Stanton-Grant-Haskell-Gray-Ford-Edwards-Kiowa-
Pratt-Morton-Stevens-Seward-Meade-Clark-Comanche-Barber-
440 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017 /340 AM MST Mon Dec 11 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CST (10 AM MST) THIS
MORNING TO 6 PM CST (5 PM MST) THIS EVENING...

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...south
central...southwest and west central Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Day 1 Discussion
----------------

Gusty winds and relative humidity levels falling to around 15 percent
will lead to critical fire weather conditions today. Open burning
is highly discouraged.

Day 1 Hazards
-------------
* Non-thunderstorm wind: Elevated risk
* Fire weather: Significant risk

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Days 2-7 Discussion
-------------------

Continued dry conditions and gusty winds associated with periodic
frontal passages will continue to bring an increased threat for
wildfires to central and southwest Kansas through the period.

Days 2-7 Hazards
----------------
* Tuesday
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

* Wednesday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Thursday
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

* Friday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Saturday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Sunday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

For more details visit our webpage http://weather.gov/ddc/ehwo

$$

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