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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
518 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

TXZ027>031-033>037-039>043-252100-
/O.NEW.KLUB.FW.A.0008.170326T1800Z-170327T0100Z/
Bailey-Lamb-Hale-Floyd-Motley-Cochran-Hockley-Lubbock-Crosby-
Dickens-Yoakum-Terry-Lynn-Garza-Kent-
518 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR THE TEXAS SOUTH PLAINS AND ADJACENT PARTS OF
THE ROLLING PLAINS FOR 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE...RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS AND A HIGH FIRE DANGER...

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

* Wind...WESTERLY 20 TO 30 MPH.

* Humidity...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* Fuels...Extremely dry.

* Impacts...Any fires that develop can spread rapidly. Outdoor
  burning is discouraged.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1258 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-261015-
Adair OK-Benton AR-Carroll AR-Cherokee OK-Choctaw OK-Craig OK-
Crawford AR-Creek OK-Delaware OK-Franklin AR-Haskell OK-Latimer OK-
Le Flore OK-Madison AR-Mayes OK-McIntosh OK-Muskogee OK-Nowata OK-
Okfuskee OK-Okmulgee OK-Osage OK-Ottawa OK-Pawnee OK-Pittsburg OK-
Pushmataha OK-Rogers OK-Sebastian AR-Sequoyah OK-Tulsa OK-Wagoner OK-
Washington OK-Washington AR-
1258 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as
much of Eastern Oklahoma.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Spotter Activation Not Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
SUNDAY...Severe Thunderstorm Potential.
MONDAY and TUESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
WEDNESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Heavy Rain Potential.
THURSDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
FRIDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Low-level moisture will quickly return to our west on Sunday...ahead
of a developing dryline. Thunderstorms are expected to develop along
the dryline across central Oklahoma late Sunday afternoon...with
storms moving into eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas Sunday
evening. Large hail and damaging thunderstorm winds should be the
primary severe weather threat.

Several more storm systems will impact the region as the upper
air pattern becomes more progressive in nature. A system midweek
will bring the chance for heavy rain in addition to the
possibility of severe storms. Another system looks to move in for
the weekend.

weather.gov/tulsa Contains additional information.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
1227 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-261730-
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-
1227 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Isolated thunderstorms are possible over far southeast Kansas this
afternoon. Strong or severe storms are not expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Thunderstorms are expected across south central and southeast
Kansas from Sunday afternoon into Sunday night. A few severe storms
are possible mainly for areas closer to the Oklahoma border. The
main threat is large hail up to half dollar size.

A chance for thunderstorms will return by the middle of next week,
mainly across southern Kansas. A few strong storms with locally
heavy rainfall are possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated this afternoon or tonight.

&&

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

$$

KRC

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
1150 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-261700-
Sevier-Howard-Little River-Hempstead-Nevada-Miller-Lafayette-
Columbia-Union-Caddo-Bossier-Webster-Claiborne-Lincoln-De Soto-
Red River-Bienville-Jackson-Ouachita-Sabine-Natchitoches-Winn-
Grant-Caldwell-La Salle-McCurtain-Bowie-Franklin-Titus-Camp-
Morris-Cass-Wood-Upshur-Marion-Smith-Gregg-Harrison-Cherokee-Rusk-
Panola-Nacogdoches-Shelby-Angelina-San Augustine-
1150 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
Arkansas...southwest Arkansas...north central Louisiana...
northwest Louisiana...southeast Oklahoma...east Texas and
northeast Texas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight...

No hazardous weather is expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday...

Showers and thunderstorms expected to develop late Sunday
afternoon over North Texas and Southern Oklahoma. Some of these
storms will likely become severe while moving into Southeast
Oklahoma and extreme Northeast Texas Sunday evening. These storms
will pose the risk for large hail and damaging winds Sunday
evening through late Sunday night. Storms forecast to weaken as
they move into Southwest Arkansas and extreme Northern Louisiana.
Another strong upper level storm system will emerge out into the
Southern Plains Wednesday, which will result in an increasing
severe thunderstorm threat Wednesday afternoon and night across
much of the region. Damaging winds, large hail, isolated
tornadoes, and locally heavy rainfall will be possible areawide
with this next round of thunderstorms.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of emergency management personnel...amateur radio
operators...and storm spotters will not be needed through tonight.

$$

05

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Springfield MO
406 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-260915-
Bourbon-Crawford-Cherokee-Benton-Morgan-Miller-Maries-Vernon-
St. Clair-Hickory-Camden-Pulaski-Phelps-Barton-Cedar-Polk-Dallas-
Laclede-Texas-Dent-Jasper-Dade-Greene-Webster-Wright-Newton-
Lawrence-Christian-Douglas-Howell-Shannon-McDonald-Barry-Stone-
Taney-Ozark-Oregon-
406 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of the Missouri
Ozarks and extreme southeast Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Limited Hail risk.
  Limited Thunderstorm wind damage risk.
  Limited Flooding risk.
  Limited Lightning risk.

DISCUSSION...

  A storm system approaching the Ozarks from the southwest will
  bring chances for strong thunderstorms from this morning
  through early evening. The strongest storms will likely produce
  hail to the size of nickels.

  Localized flooding of low lying areas will be possible with
  storms that develop over areas that received heavy rainfall on
  Friday.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

  Another storm system will affect the region from Sunday night
  into Monday. Severe storm potential will be low with this
  system with only weak instability expected.

  Additional storm development will be possible on Wednesday and
  Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  Spotter activation may be needed in the next three hours for
  extreme southwest Missouri...from late morning to early
  afternoon along the Highway 65 and Highway 54 corridor, and
  later today over the eastern Missouri Ozarks. If spotting hail,
  remember to reference hail sizes with respect to coin size,
  such as dime, penny, nickel or quarter size. Also include the
  time and location of occurrence.

&&

More detailed information can be accessed at:
http://www.weather.gov/sgf/sitrep

This product in graphical format...along with other weather...
hydrological and climate information...at
http://www.weather.gov/sgf

$$

Terry

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
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