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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
456 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

TXZ021>044-281100-
Parmer-Castro-Swisher-Briscoe-Hall-Childress-Bailey-Lamb-Hale-
Floyd-Motley-Cottle-Cochran-Hockley-Lubbock-Crosby-Dickens-King-
Yoakum-Terry-Lynn-Garza-Kent-Stonewall-
456 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Warm, dry and breezy southwesterly winds will result in a period of
elevated to briefly critical fire weather for the entire South
Plains region this afternoon. A Fire Danger Statement is in effect
from midday until 7 pm.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday
A high wind watch has been issued for most of the area west of the
eastern Rolling Plains on Tuesday for sustained winds of 35 to 45
mph with gusts to near 60 mph. The fire danger is expected to
become critical Tuesday and a Fire Weather Watch also is in
effect. Areas of blowing dust may also develop Tuesday afternoon.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
951 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-281600-
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-
951 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Very high grassland fire danger will impact portions of central
Kansas this afternoon, due to above normal temperatures and breezy
south winds. Outdoor burning is discouraged.

A thunderstorm or two cannot be ruled out over southeast Kansas this
afternoon. Strong or severe storms are not expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

A few strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over far
southeastern Kansas Tuesday afternoon, and early evening before
moving rapidly east out of the area. Quarter size hail and gusty
winds up to 60 mph would be possible from the stronger storms.

Light rain may mix with and change over to snow in central Kansas
Tuesday night before ending. Any snowfall accumulations are
expected to be light.

The grassland fire danger level may become very high Tuesday
afternoon in south central and southeast Kansas due to above normal
temperatures and gusty southerly winds.

The grassland fire danger levels are expected to be very high area-
wide on Wednesday, due to very gusty northwest winds and low
afternoon relative humidities. Very high grassland fire danger
conditions are expected to return Friday and into next weekend.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated today or tonight.

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

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Norman OK
851 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-281500-
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-
851 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

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

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

.Fog...
Patchy fog will continue to affect portions of western Oklahoma
and western north Texas this morning. Some locations will
experience visibility of half a mile of less. Drivers need to be
prepared for sudden changes in visibility. Visibilities are
expected to improve by late morning.

.Thunderstorms...
Showers and thunderstorms will be possible through this evening,
mainly along and east of Interstate 35. A few of the storms may
become strong to severe in parts of southeast and south central
Oklahoma, generally southeast of a line from Holdenville and
Ada, to Ardmore Oklahoma, late this afternoon and evening. If
strong to severe storms develop, hail up to the size of half
dollars and wind gusts to 60 mph will be possible. Thunderstorm
chances will end late this evening.

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

.Thunderstorms...
A few severe thunderstorms will be possible across portions of
eastern and southeastern Oklahoma Tuesday evening through early
Wednesday morning. The risk for severe thunderstorms will be east
of a line from near Chandler, to Shawnee, to Ardmore, Oklahoma.
Large hail and damaging wind gusts will be the primary hazards.

.Fire Weather...
Critical to extreme fire weather conditions are expected Tuesday
afternoon across western Oklahoma and western north Texas due to
warm, dry, and breezy conditions. Elevated fire weather conditions
will then be possible Wednesday through Friday across western
Oklahoma and western north Texas.

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
621 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

COZ058>089-093>099-281330-
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-
621 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Strong southwest winds, gusting to nearly 40 mph, will combine
with very low relative humidity to produce critical fire weather
conditions along the Interstate 25 corridor and across all of the
southeast plains today. Over the mountains, snow is forecast to
spread across the Continental Divide today and continue tonight,
with periods of heavy snow overnight. Winds will also be gusting
to near 50 mph over the mountains creating areas of blowing snow,
with low visibility and difficult travel over high mountain
passes.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Snow will be ongoing over the mountain regions Tuesday morning and
will spread eastward into the Palmer Divide Region by Tuesday
afternoon. A cold front will drop south across the Plains Tuesday
afternoon with showers developing across the Plains through the
evening hours. Snow accumulations will be highest over the
mountains where storm totals of 10 to 20 inches will be possible,
while the Palmer Divide may see an inch or two. Expect
precipitation to dissipate by Wednesday morning. Isolated snow
showers are possible over the Central Mountains on Sunday
afternoon.

Ahead of the cold front on Tuesday, areas of Huerfano and western
Las Animas Counties could see near critical fire weather
conditions Tuesday afternoon. This will need to be monitored.
Another round of strong gusty winds and low humidity values is
expected on Sunday afternoon across all of the Eastern Plains.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will
be possible today and tonight along the Continental Divide.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
602 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

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Montague-Cooke-Grayson-Fannin-Lamar-Young-Jack-Wise-Denton-Collin-
Hunt-Delta-Hopkins-Stephens-Palo Pinto-Parker-Tarrant-Dallas-
Rockwall-Kaufman-Van Zandt-Rains-Eastland-Erath-Hood-Somervell-
Johnson-Ellis-Henderson-Comanche-Mills-Hamilton-Bosque-Hill-Navarro-
Freestone-Anderson-Lampasas-Coryell-Bell-McLennan-Falls-Limestone-
Leon-Milam-Robertson-
602 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for North and Central Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

There is a chance of thunderstorms across most of North Texas today.
Not all areas will see storms, but if storms do develop, they could
be severe with large hail being the main threat. The threat for
storms will be highest along I-35 from Waco into the Metroplex and
areas northeast of there.

There is an elevated grass fire threat this afternoon across our far
western counties where the dryline should be located. This threat
will diminish by evening as the dryline retreats westward.

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

Thunderstorm chances will continue Tuesday and Tuesday night across
most of North Texas with highest chances east of the I-35 corridor.
There is a threat for severe thunderstorms on Tuesday afternoon with
large hail and damaging winds being the main threat.

There will be an elevated grass fire threat Tuesday afternoon west
of a Lampasas to Mineral Wells to Gainesville line. The threat for
grass fires will continue into Wednesday as north winds increase and
become gusty behind a strong cold front.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be requested today across parts of North Texas
if storms develop.

$$

Dunn

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
435 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

NMZ501>540-281200-
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 Mon Feb 27 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A potent upper level trough will pass through the state today
increasing winds across central and eastern areas while developing snow
showers tonight across the northern and western mountains. 6 to 12
inch snowfall will favor elevations near and above 7500 feet.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Moderate snow showers will prevail Tuesday along and west of the
central mountain chain while strong to damaging winds occur across
portions of central and eastern New Mexico.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
517 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-272330-
Cimarron-Texas-Beaver-Dallam-Sherman-Hansford-Ochiltree-Lipscomb-
Hartley-Moore-Hutchinson-Roberts-Hemphill-Oldham-Potter-Carson-
Gray-Wheeler-Deaf Smith-Randall-Armstrong-Donley-Collingsworth-
517 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Critical fire weather is expected across the western Texas and
Oklahoma Panhandles this afternoon with elevated conditions
expected across the eastern Panhandles. A Red Flag Warning has
been issued for the western Texas and Oklahoma Panhandles for SW
winds at 15 to 30 mph with min RH values around 10 to 15 percent.
A Fire Danger Statement has been issued for the eastern Texas and
Oklahoma Panhandles for SW winds at 10 to 25 mph with min RH
values around 15 to 20 percent.

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

Elevated to critical fire weather conditions will be possible
during the afternoons Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday
for portions of the Panhandles. A Fire Weather Watch is in effect
for the entire forecast area on Tuesday.

A High Wind Watch is in effect Tuesday afternoon across the
southern portions of the Texas Panhandle as winds are expected to
be southwest at 35 to 45 mph with gusts over 60 mph possible.
Some areas in the central Texas Panhandle may meet Wind Advisory
Criteria.

Patchy blowing dust is expected Tuesday afternoon across the
southwestern and south central Texas Panhandle which may reduce
visibilities at times.

.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, Tuesday,
Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
339 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-280945-
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Eddy County Plains-
Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-Southern Lea County-Gaines-
Dawson-Borden-Scurry-Andrews-Martin-Howard-Mitchell-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-
Loving-Winkler-Ector-Midland-Glasscock-Ward-Crane-Upton-Reagan-
Davis/Apache Mountains Area-Pecos-Presidio Valley-Marfa Plateau-
Big Bend Area-Terrell-Guadalupe Mountains-
339 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017 /239 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southeast New
Mexico, southwest Texas and western Texas.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Critical fire weather conditions may develop across Southeast New
Mexico and portions of the Upper Trans Pecos this afternoon. A Red
Flag Warning is in effect for these areas.

High winds are expected across Guadalupe Mountains on today where a
High Wind Warning is in effect. Windy conditions are also expected
across the Eddy county plains and Van Horn/Highway 54 corridor, where
a Wind Advisory is in effect.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

Very windy and dry conditions will result in critical fire weather
conditions developing areawide Tuesday. A Fire Weather Watch is in
effect Tuesday afternoon for SOutheast New Mexico and much of West
Texas.

Very windy conditions are expected on Tuesday across western
portions of the area, especially across the higher terrain and
adjacent plains from Southeast New Mexico southward to the Marfa
Plateau and Davis/Apache Mountains. A High Wind Watch is in effect
for these areas.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$
This product, along with other watches, warnings, advisories,
and statements issued by the National Weather Service Office in
Midland, can be found on the internet at...
http://weather.gov/midland

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
304 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>081-084>090-280915-
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-
304 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017 /204 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017/

...Red flag warning is in effect for far southwestern Kansas for
this afternoon...

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

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Day 1 Discussion
----------------
Dry and breezy conditions can be expected today with conditions
favorable for wildfires, especially across far southwestern Kansas.
Higher winds are expected to develop after 1 pm with frequent
gusts from 25 to 30 mph.

Day 1 Hazards
-------------
* Fire weather: Significant risk

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

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

Continued dry and occasionally breezy weather will lead
to elevated to significant fire weather risk each day.

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

* Wednesday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Thursday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Friday
  - Fire weather: Significant risk

* Saturday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Sunday
  - Fire weather: Significant 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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