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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
826 PM CST Sun Feb 19 2017


KSZ074-075-084-085-201030-
/O.EXA.KDDC.FW.A.0003.170220T1900Z-170221T0000Z/
Stanton-Grant-Morton-Stevens-
826 PM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR WIND AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 074...075...084 AND
085...

The National Weather Service in Dodge City has issued a Fire
Weather Watch For wind and low relative humidity...which is in
effect Monday afternoon.

* Affected Area...in Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 074 Stanton...
  Fire Weather Zone 075 Grant...Fire Weather Zone 084 Morton and
  Fire Weather Zone 085 Stevens.

* Winds...northwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 10 percent.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Norman OK
1210 aM CST mon Feb 20 2017

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-210145-
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-
1210 aM CST mon Feb 20 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight...

.Thunderstorms...
Scattered thunderstorms will continue to move across central and
southeast Oklahoma overnight. A few strong storms, producing
strong wind gusts and heavy rainfall will be possible. However
severe storms are not anticipated through the remainder of the
night.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday...

.Thunderstorms...
Showers and thunderstorms will remain possible Monday with rain
chances ending from west to east through the day. No severe
weather is expected Monday.

.Fire Weather...
Elevated to Critical wildfire conditions will be possible across
portions of the area Tuesday through Friday. The Critical
conditions are expected Thursday afternoon across portions of
western Oklahoma and western north Texas due to warm temperatures,
low humidities, and gusty southwest winds.

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

$$

Kurtz/30

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
607 PM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

COZ058>089-093>099-210115-
Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Ft-
Leadville Vicinity/Lake County Below 11000 Ft-
Eastern Sawatch Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Ft-
Central Chaffee County Below 9000 Ft-
Western Mosquito Range/East Chaffee County above 9000Ft-
Saguache County West of Continental Divide Below 10000 Ft-
Saguache County East of Continental Divide below 10000 Ft-
La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below 10000 Ft-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Del Norte Vicinity/Northern San Luis Valley Below 8500 Ft-
Alamosa  Vicinity/Central San Luis Valley Below 8500 Ft-
Southern San Luis Valley-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Northwestern Fremont County  Above 8500Ft-
Western/Central Fremont County Below 8500 Ft-
Wet Mountain Valley Below 8500 Ft-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-
Teller County/Rampart Range above 7500fT/Pike`s Peak Between
7500 And 11000 Ft-Pikes Peak above 11000 Ft-
Canon City Vicinity/Eastern Fremont County-
Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below
7500 Ft-
Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range
Below 7400 Ft-Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
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-
607 PM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Snow showers are expected to continue over the mountains of the
Continental Divide into this evening before decreasing later
tonight. Continental Divide mountain locations primarily above
10000 feet, are expected to receive several inches of total snow
accumulation by sunrise Monday.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Scattered snow showers will be possible across the higher terrain
along the Continental Divide Tuesday night and Wednesday, with
only light accumulations expected. Another round of snow is
expected Thursday through early Friday morning, which could bring
a few inches of snow to all areas over and near the mountains.

Breezy and warm conditions will lead to increased fire danger
across the southeast plains Monday and Tuesday, with possible
critical fire weather conditions on Wednesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will be
likely across the mountains along the Continental Divide into
tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
1030 AM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

TXZ021>044-201630-
Parmer-Castro-Swisher-Briscoe-Hall-Childress-Bailey-Lamb-Hale-
Floyd-Motley-Cottle-Cochran-Hockley-Lubbock-Crosby-Dickens-King-
Yoakum-Terry-Lynn-Garza-Kent-Stonewall-
1030 AM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Hazardous weather is unlikely.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Critical fire weather, strong winds and blowing dust are possible
Thursday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
435 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

NMZ501>540-201200-
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-
435 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Mountain snow today and tonight will result in moderate snow amounts
across portions of the western and northern high terrain. Snowfall
totals of 4 to 8 inches are expected, and locally around 10 inches.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Strong to potentially damaging winds are possible Thursday from the
east slopes of the central mountains to the Texas border.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

40

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
325 AM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>081-084>090-201200-
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-
325 AM CST Sun Feb 19 2017 /225 AM MST Sun Feb 19 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
----------------

Areas of fog with visibilities around one half mile will be possible
this morning. Locally patchy dense fog is possible as well in spots.
Allow extra space when driving.

Showers and isolated thunderstorms will be possible late this evening
mainly east of Garden City. Threats are lightning and outflow winds
of 30 to 40 mph.

Day 1 Hazards
-------------
* Lightning: Limited risk
* Fog: Significant risk
* Fire weather: Limited risk

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

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

There will be an elevated to limited fire weather risk through much
of the week. Outdoor burning is discouraged. A chance of snow is forecast
Thursday and Friday with a second weather system. Chance of significant
snow accumulation is low.

Days 2-7 Hazards
----------------
* Monday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Tuesday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Wednesday
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

* Thursday
  - Lightning: Limited risk
  - Ice accumulation: Limited risk
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Friday
  - Ice accumulation: Limited risk
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

* Saturday
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

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

$$


Short Term Forecast


Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
1220 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

KSZ066-080-081-088>090-200830-
Stafford-Kiowa-Pratt-Clark-Comanche-Barber-
Including the cities of St. John, Stafford, Macksville,
Greensburg, Haviland, Pratt, Ashland, Minneola, Coldwater,
Lake Coldwater, Protection, Medicine Lodge, and Kiowa
1220 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

.NOW...

Areas of fog can be expected through 3 am. The fog will be
locally dense and will reduce visibilities to one quarter mile or
less at times.

$$

RB

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