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

KSZ061-062-200445-
/O.NEW.KDDC.FW.A.0003.170220T1900Z-170221T0000Z/
Hamilton-Kearny-
236 PM CST Sun Feb 19 2017 /136 PM MST Sun Feb 19 2017/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR WIND AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 061 AND 062...

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 061 Hamilton and
  Fire Weather Zone 062 Kearny.

* Winds...northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 15 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.

&&

$$

For more information from NOAA/National weather service visit...
http://weather.gov/ddc

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Goodland KS
125 PM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

COZ252>254-KSZ001-013-027-041-042-201200-
/O.NEW.KGLD.FW.A.0002.170220T1800Z-170221T0000Z/
Yuma-Kit Carson-Cheyenne-Sherman-Wallace-Greeley-Wichita-
125 PM MST Sun Feb 19 2017 /225 PM CST Sun Feb 19 2017/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 001...013...027...041...042...252...253 AND 254...

The National Weather Service in Goodland has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for wind and low relative humidity...which is in
effect from Monday morning through Monday afternoon.

* Affected Area...In Colorado...Fire Weather Zone 252 Yuma...
  Fire Weather Zone 253 Kit Carson and Fire Weather Zone 254
  Cheyenne. In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 001 Cheyenne...Fire
  Weather Zone 013 Sherman...Fire Weather Zone 027 Wallace...
  Fire Weather Zone 041 Greeley and Fire Weather Zone 042
  Wichita.

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

* Relative Humidity...As low as 12 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.

&&

$$

For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/gld


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Hastings NE
358 PM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

KSZ005>007-017>019-NEZ039>041-046>049-060>064-072>077-082>087-
201200-
Phillips-Smith-Jewell-Rooks-Osborne-Mitchell-Valley-Greeley-Nance-
Sherman-Howard-Merrick-Polk-Dawson-Buffalo-Hall-Hamilton-York-
Gosper-Phelps-Kearney-Adams-Clay-Fillmore-Furnas-Harlan-Franklin-
Webster-Nuckolls-Thayer-
358 PM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for south central Nebraska and
portions of north central Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

There is a small chance for a few thunderstorms across much of
the area tonight. Severe weather is not expected.

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

Monday afternoon, near critical fire weather conditions will be
possible across portions of the outlook area, mainly along and
west of a line from Lexington to Alma Nebraska...to Plainville
Kansas.

Although plenty of uncertainty remains in the forecast, there is
the potential for a strong system to affect the region Thursday
through Friday, bringing the chance for accumulating snowfall and
strong northerly winds.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

More information may be obtained at the following web page:
   https://www.weather.gov/hastings

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
354 PM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-202200-
Russell-Lincoln-Barton-Ellsworth-Saline-Rice-McPherson-Marion-Chase-
Reno-Harvey-Butler-Greenwood-Woodson-Allen-Kingman-Sedgwick-Harper-
Sumner-Cowley-Elk-Wilson-Neosho-Chautauqua-Montgomery-Labette-
354 PM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Central Kansas,
South Central Kansas and Southeast Kansas.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and Tonight

A very high grassland fire danger will prevail over far north
central sections late this afternoon.

Showers with isolated thunderstorms will impact the region tonight
through early Monday, with the highest chances generally over
southern and eastern Kansas. Pockets of brief heavy rain and gusty
winds will be the main threat.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Areas of showers and perhaps a few thunderstorms will exit far
eastern Kansas Monday morning.

Very high grassland fire danger is possible across the region
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Shower and thunderstorm chances are again possible Thursday night.
Severe weather appears unlikely at this time.

Finally, a wintry mix is possible late Thursday night and early
Friday across central Kansas, as colder air filters south over the
area. The greatest potential for snow accumulations appear to
remain well north of the region.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated tonight.

&&

For a graphical version of this information, see our webpage at:
http://weather.gov/wichita/hwo/

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
336 PM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-200945-
Cimarron-Texas-Beaver-Dallam-Sherman-Hansford-Ochiltree-Lipscomb-
Hartley-Moore-Hutchinson-Roberts-Hemphill-Oldham-Potter-Carson-
Gray-Wheeler-Deaf Smith-Randall-Armstrong-Donley-Collingsworth-
336 PM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible mainly across the far
eastern sections of the Oklahoma and Texas Panhandles this
evening. Any storms that develop are expected to remain below
severe levels at this time.

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

Elevated fire weather conditions expected much of next week due
to low afternoon relative humidity values each day. Critical fire
weather conditions are likely to occur Thursday as dry and windy
conditions develop.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

Area fire managers and emergency officials in the Oklahoma and
Texas Panhandles should be alert for elevated or critical fire
weather conditions on Thursday, with elevated fire weather
conditions the remaining part of the work week.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Norman OK
1226 PM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-201245-
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-
1226 PM CST Sun Feb 19 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 risk of severe storms across portions of central and
southern Oklahoma, and all of western north Texas this afternoon.

Location...
A Slight Risk of storms exists along and south of a line extending
from near Seymour, Texas to Hollister, Oklahoma to Lawton and
Marlow to Velma and Burneyville. A Marginal Risk surrounds the
Slight Risk, extending east and south of a line from near
Goodlett, Texas to near Burns Flat, Oklahoma to Okeene to Perkins
and Cushing.

Timing...
3 PM to 2 AM.

Impacts...
Hail to the size of half dollars and wind gusts to 60 mph will be
the main concerns. Locally heavy rainfall may lead to flash
flooding as well. There is a low risk of tornadoes in the late
afternoon and evening.

Discussion...
Showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop across portions
of western north Texas around mid afternoon, and move into
southwestern Oklahoma late this afternoon. The storms are then
expected to spread north and eastward into central and
southeastern Oklahoma this evening, and then into eastern and
southeastern OK through early Monday morning. Sufficient
instability and winds will be enough to support strong to severe
thunderstorms this afternoon and tonight. Initial thunderstorms
will be more isolated to scattered, developing into a line of
thunderstorms this evening and overnight as they move eastward.
The potential for severe storms will start to decrease beyond
midnight.

.SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT STATEMENT...
Storm spotter groups and emergency management personnel across
the risk area should prepare for severe weather operations late
this afternoon and tonight.

.Flash Flooding...
As storms increase in coverage late this evening and overnight,
there will be a risk of flash flooding from north Texas into
southern and central Oklahoma due to heavy rainfall rates.

.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/Barnes

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
553 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

COZ058>089-093>099-201300-
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-
553 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Snow showers will increase this morning across the southwest
Colorado mountains, and will continue through the evening hours
before decreasing late tonight.  Snow will also spread into the
central mountains later today and will continue through tonight.
These areas, mainly above 10000 feet, will see several inches of
accumulation by late tonight. The eastern mountains will see a
couple inches of snow accumulation.

.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 today and
tonight, and will be possible over the eastern mountains.

$$

28/23

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

$$

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