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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
331 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018


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/O.UPG.KAMA.FW.A.0008.180219T1800Z-180220T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KAMA.FW.W.0007.180219T1800Z-180220T0100Z/
Cimarron-Dallam-Sherman-Hartley-Moore-Oldham-Potter-Deaf Smith-
Randall-
331 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CST THIS
EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE WESTERN
PANHANDLES...

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a Red Flag
Warning for strong winds and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from noon today to 7 PM CST this evening. The Fire Weather
Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected Area...In Oklahoma...Cimarron. In Texas...Dallam...
  Sherman...Hartley...Moore...Oldham...Potter...Deaf Smith and
  Randall.

* 20 Foot Winds...Southwest 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 22 percent.

* Red Flag Threat Index...3 to 4.

* Timing...From noon through 7 PM today.

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 will
create favorable weather for rapid fire growth and spread. Avoid
activities that promote open flames and sparks.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Norman OK
757 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

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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-
757 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

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

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

.Fire Weather...
Near-critical fire weather conditions are expected across western
north Texas and adjacent parts of southwest Oklahoma this
afternoon.

.Thunderstorms...
There is a marginal risk for severe thunderstorms across central
and southwest portions of Oklahoma and most of western north
Texas. The primarily time for any strong or severe storms will be
after 5 pm. Hail up to the size of half dollars will be the
primary concern with the strongest storms.

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

.Heavy Rainfall...
Rain and thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall Tuesday and
again Friday into Saturday across southeast Oklahoma.

.Thunderstorms...
There is a chance for thunderstorms Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday.
Chances for organized severe storms will remain low.

.Winter Precipitation...
Light rain and freezing rain is likely Wednesday and Thursday,
especially across southwest and central parts of Oklahoma. Light
ice accumulations are expected.

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 Pueblo CO
521 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

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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-
521 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Heavy snow will continue through this evening before decreasing
overnight.  Winds gusting to 60 to 85 mph, especially through mid to
late morning, will cause drifting and blowing snow.  Locations over
the San Juan Range will see 12 to 18 inches, with up to 2 feet of
snow.  Further north, generally 4 to 8 inches of snow with locally
higher amounts possible. Locations along the lee slopes of the
Eastern Mountains could see wind gusts to near 65 mph this morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

An active weather pattern will continue for the mountains through
the period. Light snow showers are expected in the mountains on
Tuesday followed by the potential for more significant snowfall
late Wednesday into early Saturday. Elsewhere, there`ll be a
chance for snow showers and spotty light accumulations through
the period.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters
possible through tonight across the southern Colorado Mountains.

$$

88/50

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Goodland KS
253 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

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Yuma County-Kit Carson County-Cheyenne County-Cheyenne-Rawlins-
Decatur-Norton-Sherman-Thomas-Sheridan-Graham-Wallace-Logan-Gove-
Greeley-Wichita-Dundy-Hitchcock-Red Willow-
253 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018 /353 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018/

This hazardous weather outlook is for extreme southwest Nebraska...
northwest Kansas and east central Colorado.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

There is a possibility of light freezing drizzle and freezing fog
across far eastern Colorado and the tri-border area of Nebraska,
Kansas and Colorado through the rest of the night as a colder
airmass moves into the region. Reduced visibilities and a few slick
spots are possible.

One to two inches of snow is possible across the tri-border area
tonight with very cold temperatures to follow early Tuesday morning.
Portions of far northeast Colorado could see early morning low
temperatures in the single digits above zero with breezy north winds
producing wind chill values in the 10 to 15 degree below zero range.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
537 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

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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-
537 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A very high grassland fire danger is forecast this morning in
southeast Kansas.

Scattered thunderstorms are possible today and tonight, roughly
along and east of I-35. Some small hail and 50 mph gusts may occur
with the stronger storms tonight.

There is a chance for light freezing drizzle in parts of central
Kansas tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

A light wintry mix is possible over the Flint Hills Tuesday morning.
No significant accumulation of snow or ice is expected.

From Tuesday night through Thursday night, and again on Friday and
Saturday night, there will be multiple chances for mainly light
wintry precipitation across the area. Confidence in exact timing and
location is low, as a front will be slowly meandering in or close
to the area. Please continue to check later outlooks for updated
information.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated today or tonight.

&&

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

$$

Howerton

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
402 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

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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-
402 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018 /302 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018/

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

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

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

There is the possibility for elevated fire weather danger near
Elkhart. This will depend on where the frontal boundary will stall
out. Confidence on this is medium. Regardless, burning is
discouraged across far southwest Kansas.

Day 1 Hazards
-------------
* Excessive cold: Limited risk
* Non-thunderstorm wind: Limited risk
* Freezing rain: Limited risk
* Fire weather: Elevated risk

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

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

A wintry mix is possible Thursday into Friday. Confidence on this
is extremely low. It is just too early to determine precipitation
type right now.

Days 2-7 Hazards
----------------
* Tuesday
  - Excessive cold: Limited risk
  - Non thunderstorm wind: Limited risk

* Wednesday
  - Excessive cold: Limited risk
  - Ice accumulation: Limited risk
  - Snow: Limited risk

* Thursday
  - Excessive cold: Limited risk
  - Non thunderstorm wind: Limited risk
  - Ice accumulation: Limited risk

* Friday
  - Ice accumulation: Limited risk

* Saturday
  No hazards.

* Sunday
  No hazards.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

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

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Hastings NE
401 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

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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-
401 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

A winter weather advisory in effect for portions of south central
Nebraska this morning. Please see the advisory message for further
information.

A wintry mix of freezing drizzle, sleet and snow is forecast
again this evening into tonight. Also tonight, wind chill readings
near 15 below zero are expected for central Nebraska.

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

Wind chills near 15 below zero are expected across portions of
central Nebraska Tuesday morning, with wind chills of 10 to 15
degrees below zero forecast across south central Nebraska Tuesday
night into Wednesday morning.

.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 Amarillo TX
331 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-192145-
Cimarron-Texas-Beaver-Dallam-Sherman-Hansford-Ochiltree-Lipscomb-
Hartley-Moore-Hutchinson-Roberts-Hemphill-Oldham-Potter-Carson-
Gray-Wheeler-Deaf Smith-Randall-Armstrong-Donley-Collingsworth-
331 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

A Red Flag Warning is in effect today for critical Fire Weather
conditions across the south and western portions of the combined
Panhandles. Southwest winds of 25 to 30 mph with higher gusts
along with low relative humidity values will promote critical Fire
Weather conditions.

Elevated Fire Weather conditions expected across the rest of the
Panhandles, with winds in the 15 to 20 mph range, along with
fairly low relative humidities.

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

Elevated to near critical conditions possible on Sunday for the
far southwest Texas Panhandle. This is mainly due to very low
relative humidities, winds right now look to keep conditions in
the elevated category.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

Area fire managers and emergency officials should be alert for
elevated or critical fire weather conditions on Monday.

$$

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