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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
217 AM CDT FRI APR 25 2014

...FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE ELEVATED SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...

.THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND
STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING...

KSZ043-044-061>063-074>077-084>087-252115-
/O.NEW.KDDC.FW.A.0010.140426T1700Z-140427T0100Z/
SCOTT-LANE-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-STANTON-GRANT-HASKELL-GRAY-
MORTON-STEVENS-SEWARD-MEADE-
217 AM CDT FRI APR 25 2014 /117 AM MDT FRI APR 25 2014/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND STRONG WINDS FOR
FAR WESTERN KANSAS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND STRONG WINDS
...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 043 SCOTT...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 044 LANE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 061 HAMILTON...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 062 KEARNY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 063 FINNEY...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 074 STANTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 075 GRANT...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 076 HASKELL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 077 GRAY...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 084 MORTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 085 STEVENS...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 086 SEWARD AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 087 MEADE.

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING...FROM NOON THROUGH 8 PM CDT SATURDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S.

* IMPACTS...ANY OUTDOOR FIRE COULD EASILY SPREAD AND GET OUT OF
  CONTROL QUICKLY.

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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Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
317 AM CDT FRI APR 25 2014

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-252030-
CIMARRON-TEXAS-BEAVER-DALLAM-SHERMAN-HANSFORD-OCHILTREE-LIPSCOMB-
HARTLEY-MOORE-HUTCHINSON-ROBERTS-HEMPHILL-OLDHAM-POTTER-CARSON-
GRAY-WHEELER-DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-ARMSTRONG-DONLEY-COLLINGSWORTH-
317 AM CDT FRI APR 25 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA
PANHANDLES.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE FOUND ACROSS THE PANHANDLES
THROUGH THE LATE EVENING. SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BE AROUND 20
MILES AN HOUR WITH LOWEST RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES FALLING TO 5 TO 15 PERCENT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE EASTERN HALF OF THE TEXAS AND
OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES SATURDAY. SOME OF THESE STORMS MAY BE SEVERE
WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AS THE MAIN THREATS.

ELEVATED TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE AREA
WIDE SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AND THE SOUTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

AREA FIRE MANAGERS AND EMERGENCY OFFICIALS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR
ELEVATED AND CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY THROUGH MONDAY.

$$

GOEHRING

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
1154 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

TXZ021>044-260500-
PARMER-CASTRO-SWISHER-BRISCOE-HALL-CHILDRESS-BAILEY-LAMB-HALE-
FLOYD-MOTLEY-COTTLE-COCHRAN-HOCKLEY-LUBBOCK-CROSBY-DICKENS-KING-
YOAKUM-TERRY-LYNN-GARZA-KENT-STONEWALL-
1154 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE EXTREME SOUTHERN TEXAS
PANHANDLE...SOUTH PLAINS AND ROLLING PLAINS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
THERE IS A CHANCE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
SATURDAY NIGHT...MAINLY EAST OF THE CAPROCK ESCARPMENT. BY SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...STRONG WESTERLY WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS
APPROACHING 55 MPH WILL LIKELY CREATE SEVERAL HOURS OF LOW
VISIBILITY FROM BLOWING DUST. ALSO... CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE ON THE CAPROCK BOTH FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY...BEFORE EXPANDING AREA WIDE BY SUNDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
650 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-251000-
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-
649 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS AS WELL AS
MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DIMINISH ACROSS THE AREA THIS
EVENING.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
FRIDAY...VERY HIGH FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...VERY HIGH FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
SUNDAY...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...VERY HIGH FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
MONDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
AN ELEVATED RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER WILL COME WHEN THE NEXT SYSTEM MOVES
INTO THE PLAINS OVER THE WEEKEND. THE GREATEST RISK OF SEVERE
WEATHER WILL BE ON SUNDAY...INCLUDING THE POTENTIAL FOR STRONG
TORNADOES...VERY LARGE HAIL...AND DAMAGING WINDS. SOME RISK OF STORMS
WILL CONTINUE INTO MONDAY AS WELL. STAY TUNED TO THE LATEST
FORECASTS AS THE WEEKEND APPROACHES AND THE DETAILS BECOME BETTER
DEFINED.

INCREASED FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY AND AGAIN ON
SATURDAY AFTERNOON ALONG AND TO THE NORTH OF INTERSTATE 44 DUE TO
STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS.

WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.
$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
330 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-251530-
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-
330 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN...
WESTERN...CENTRAL...AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA...AND WESTERN NORTH
TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THROUGH TONIGHT...

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY THROUGH AT LEAST LATE
SUNDAY MORNING AS A LARGE STORM SYSTEM APPROACHES THE SOUTHERN
PLAINS. THOSE WHO ARE PLANNING OR PARTICIPATING IN OUTDOOR
ACTIVITIES OVER THE WEEKEND NEED TO PAY PARTICULARLY CLOSE
ATTENTION TO WEATHER FORECASTS.

.TIMING...
DISCRETE THUNDERSTORMS MAY INITIALLY DEVELOP ACROSS PORTIONS OF
WESTERN NORTH TEXAS...AND SOUTHWESTERN AND WESTERN OKLAHOMA
DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS SATURDAY. THE
STORMS WILL THEN MOVE NORTHEAST AND EAST ACROSS PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL OKLAHOMA SATURDAY NIGHT...PERHAPS DEVELOPING INTO SEVERAL
SMALL COMPLEXES THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. THE THREAT OF SEVERE
WEATHER WILL SHIFT EASTWARD DURING THE DAY SUNDAY TO MAINLY EAST
OF I35.

.IMPACTS...
LARGE HAIL UP TO AT LEAST TWO INCHES IN DIAMETER AND DAMAGING
WINDS OVER 70 MPH WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT. HOWEVER...THE INITIAL STORMS THAT DEVELOP DURING THE LATE
AFTERNOON SATURDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS MAY
HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE TORNADOES. HAIL SIZES SHOULD
DECREASE TO AROUND HALF DOLLARS BY SUNDAY MORNING.

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 SHREVEPORT LA
1218 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-251100-
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
COLUMBIA-UNION AR-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-LINCOLN-
UNION LA-DE SOTO-RED RIVER-BIENVILLE-JACKSON-OUACHITA-SABINE LA-
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-SABINE TX-
1218 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

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...

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER THE REGION...AHEAD OF A WEAK COLD
FRONT THAT WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND EAST TEXAS LATE
THIS AFTERNOON. MODERATE INSTABILITY WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON
WITH DAYTIME HEATING...SUCH THAT AN ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAN NOT BE RULED OUT THROUGH EARLY EVENING ESPECIALLY OVER
SOUTHERN ARKANSAS AND NORTH LOUISIANA NEAR AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH
THAT WILL PROGRESS EAST ACROSS ARKANSAS. SHOULD ANY SEVERE STORMS
DEVELOP...DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL WOULD BE THE PRIMARY THREATS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

A STRONG UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL EMERGE OUT OVER THE ROCKIES
AND INTO THE PLAINS SUNDAY...WITH MUCH OF THIS UPPER LEVEL ENERGY
SPREADING EAST ACROSS THE FOUR STATE REGION DURING THE DAY.
STRONG WIND SHEAR AND INCREASING INSTABILITY ACROSS A VERY WARM
AND MOIST AIR MASS WILL AID IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG AND AHEAD OF THE DRY LINE ACROSS CENTRAL TEXAS
AND OKLAHOMA...WHICH WILL RAPIDLY SPREAD EAST NORTHEAST ACROSS
EAST TEXAS...NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AND
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THESE SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL THEN SHIFT EAST ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE
REGION SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH ADDITIONAL SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM
DEVELOPMENT POSSIBLE MONDAY OVER DEEP EAST TEXAS...NORTH
LOUISIANA...AND SOUTHERN ARKANSAS MONDAY AHEAD OF A SURFACE
BOUNDARY. AN ENHANCED THREAT FOR DAMAGING WINDS...LARGE
HAIL...ISOLATED TORNADOES...AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE
POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT...AS WELL AS MONDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. LOCALIZED FLOODING CAN NOT BE RULED OUT AS WELL WHERE
STORMS TRAIN OVER PORTIONS OF EXTREME EASTERN TEXAS...NORTH
LOUISIANA...AND SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS. AFTERWARDS...MUCH COOLER AND
DRIER AIR WILL FILTER SOUTHEAST INTO THE REGION BEHIND A COLD
FRONT TUESDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL...AMATEUR RADIO
OPERATORS...AND STORM SPOTTERS MAY BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN ARKANSAS AND NORTHERN LOUISIANA
SHOULD SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOP.

$$

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