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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
328 PM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

...Widespread Critical Fire Weather Conditions Expected
Thursday...

KSZ061>064-074>078-080-084>090-241000-
/O.NEW.KDDC.FW.A.0001.180125T1800Z-180126T0000Z/
Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Hodgeman-Stanton-Grant-Haskell-Gray-Ford-
Kiowa-Morton-Stevens-Seward-Meade-Clark-Comanche-Barber-
328 PM CST Tue Jan 23 2018 /228 PM MST Tue Jan 23 2018/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR WIND AND
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 061...062...063...
064...074...075...076...077...078...080...084...085...086...087...
088...089 AND 090...

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

* Affected Area...In Kansas...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 080 Kiowa...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...Fire Weather Zone 089 Comanche and Fire Weather Zone
  090 Barber.

* Winds...South 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 10 to 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.

&&

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http://weather.gov/ddc

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Norman OK
250 PM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

OKZ004>006-009>011-014>016-021-241100-
/O.NEW.KOUN.FW.A.0003.180125T1800Z-180126T0100Z/
Harper-Woods-Alfalfa-Ellis-Woodward-Major-Roger Mills-Dewey-
Custer-Beckham-
250 PM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR breezy CONDITIONS... WARM TEMPERATURES AND
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR parts of northwest and west central
Oklahoma...

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

* TIMING...Thursday afternoon into early evening.

* WIND...South to southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* HUMIDITY...13 to 20 percent.

* TEMPERATURE...Highs 63 to 68 degrees F.

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

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
224 PM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>005-241200-
/O.CON.KAMA.FW.A.0004.180125T1800Z-180126T0000Z/
Cimarron-Texas-Beaver-Dallam-Sherman-Hansford-Ochiltree-Lipscomb-
224 PM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE
AND THE NORTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE FROM 12 PM CST THROUGH 6 PM CST
THURSDAY...

* Affected Area...In Oklahoma...Cimarron...Texas and Beaver. In
  Texas...Dallam...Sherman...Hansford...Ochiltree and Lipscomb.

* 20 Foot Winds...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 11 percent.

* Timing...Critical Fire Weather conditions expected between 12
  PM and 6 PM CST on Thursday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that the potential for critical fire
weather conditions exists. Listen for later forecasts and
possible red flag warnings.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit...
www.weather.gov/ama


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Norman OK
1138 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-241745-
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-
1138 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

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 conditions will affect portions of
western Oklahoma and western north Texas this afternoon.

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

.Fire Weather...
Above average temperatures and low afternoon humidities will keep
fire weather conditions elevated to near critical each afternoon
through at least Friday, especially across western Oklahoma and
western north Texas. The day with the greatest concern will be
Thursday.

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