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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
339 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

.Strong and dry west winds combined with above average high
temperatures as well as high Haines and impressively high mixing
heights will lead to critical fire weather conditions from the
Arizona border over the Middle Rio Grande Valley and into the East
Central Plains Thursday afternoon and evening.

NMZ101-108-232130-
/O.EXA.KABQ.FW.A.0026.170525T1800Z-170526T0300Z/
Northwest Plateau-East Central Plains-
339 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Fire
Weather Watch...which is in effect from Thursday afternoon
through Thursday evening.

* AREA AND TIMING...Northwest Plateau and East Central Plains.
  Critical conditions are expected to develop late Thursday
  morning and become widespread early in the afternoon before
  diminishing after sunset Thursday evening.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...Southwest to west 20 to 35 mph with gusts to
  around 40 or 45 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Ranging from 5 to 10 percent.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this Fire Weather Watch.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Norman OK
448 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-241000-
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-
448 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of northern...
western...central...and southern Oklahoma...and western north
Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
Isolated, brief, and weak storms will be possible through this
afternoon.

.FOG...
Patchy fog will be possible through the early morning hours.
Motorists should be prepared for sudden changes in visibility
early this morning, especially near rivers, lakes, and other low
lying areas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday Through Monday...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
There is at least a slight chance of storms from Friday through
Monday, mainly over northern and eastern portions of Oklahoma. If
storms do occur during this timeframe, severe weather and heavy
rainfall will be possible.

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

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
419 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

TXZ021>044-240930-
Parmer-Castro-Swisher-Briscoe-Hall-Childress-Bailey-Lamb-Hale-
Floyd-Motley-Cottle-Cochran-Hockley-Lubbock-Crosby-Dickens-King-
Yoakum-Terry-Lynn-Garza-Kent-Stonewall-
419 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the South Plains...Rolling
Plains and the far Southern Texas Panhandle.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Showers and thunderstorms are expected this morning as a cold
front pushes through the area. Storms are expected to remain below
severe limits, though small hail could accompany some of the
stronger storms. Heavy rainfall could lead to minor flooding in a
few places with the strongest storms or training storms. Drier air
is expected to push all activity clear of the area by late this
afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
307 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017

NMZ501>540-241100-
Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands-
Northwest Highlands-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
San Francisco River Valley-San Juan Mountains-Jemez Mountains-
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Lower Chama River Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Estancia Valley-
Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-Upper Tularosa Valley-
South Central Mountains-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-Union County-
Harding County-Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-
Quay County-Curry County-Roosevelt County-De Baca County-
Chaves County Plains-Eastern Lincoln County-Southwest Chaves County-
307 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central
New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Critical fire weather conditions will return to much of western and
central New Mexico and portions of the east central plains due to
strong winds, low humidity, dry fuels, and an unstable atmosphere.
Critical fire weather conditions are possible again on Friday across
many of the same areas.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
355 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>081-084>090-240900-
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-
355 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017 /255 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017/

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

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

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

Scattered light showers or srinkles are possible
today. Northwest winds will be strong and gusty, averaging 20 to
30 mph. After sunset this evening, a clearing sky and diminishing
winds will allow for temperatures to fall to the upper 30s across
the northern zones Wednesday morning. Patchy frost is possible in
these areas.

Day 1 Hazards
-------------
* Frost: Limited risk

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

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

Quiet dry weather is expected Wednesday. Thunderstorm complexes
are possible each day, Thursday through Saturday, during the late
afternoon to overnight hours. Storms are most likely across the
northern zones late Thursday, where there is a marginal risk for
some storms to produce hail and gusty winds. Thunderstorm
complexes late Friday and late Saturday may also pose a risk for
hail and wind, as well as locally heavy rain.

Days 2-7 Hazards
----------------
* Wednesday
  No hazards.

* Thursday
  - Lightning: Elevated risk
  - Severe thunderstorm: Limited risk

* Friday
  - Lightning: Elevated risk

* Saturday
  - Lightning: Elevated risk

* Sunday
  - Lightning: Limited risk

* Monday
  - Lightning: Limited risk

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

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

$$

Turner

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
347 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-232100-
Cimarron-Texas-Beaver-Dallam-Sherman-Hansford-Ochiltree-Lipscomb-
Hartley-Moore-Hutchinson-Roberts-Hemphill-Oldham-Potter-Carson-
Gray-Wheeler-Deaf Smith-Randall-Armstrong-Donley-Collingsworth-
347 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Isolated thunderstorms can be expected this morning. No severe
thunderstorms are expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Thunderstorms will be possible beginning Friday night, mainly
across the Oklahoma Panhandle and the northern Texas Panhandle
through Saturday night, and across western sections of the
Panhandles Sunday through Monday. Widespread severe weather is
not expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

$$

Cockrell


Short Term Forecast


Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
556 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

TXZ021>026-031-032-231200-
Parmer-Castro-Swisher-Briscoe-Hall-Childress-Motley-Cottle-
Including the cities of Friona, Bovina, Farwell, Dimmitt, Hart,
Tulia, Silverton, Quitaque, Memphis, Childress, Matador,
Roaring Springs, Paducah, and Hackberry
556 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

.NOW...
Showers of light rain will move to the east across the extreme
southern Panhandle, from Friona, Tulia, and Silverton at 545 AM
toward Turkey, Childress, and Northfield through the 6 o`clock
hour. Rainfall amounts are expected to remain less than 1/10 inch.

$$

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