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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
252 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

OKZ001>003-241100-
/O.CON.KAMA.HW.A.0004.170324T1500Z-170325T0100Z/
Cimarron-Texas-Beaver-
Including the cities of Boise City, Keyes, Guymon, Beaver,
and Forgan
252 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

* Timing...Beginning at 10 AM Friday morning to 8 PM CDT Friday
  evening.

* Winds...northwest 35 to 50 mph with gusts up to 70 mph.

* Impacts...High winds can blow down small outbuildings and
  break limbs. Sudden wind gusts can cause drivers to lose
  control... especially in lightweight or high profile vehicles.
  Strong winds can cause blowing dust...reducing visibility...
  and cause flying debris. Isolated power outages could be
  possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph...or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
252 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

TXZ001>020-241100-
/O.CON.KAMA.WI.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-170324T0100Z/
/O.CON.KAMA.HW.A.0004.170324T1500Z-170325T0100Z/
Dallam-Sherman-Hansford-Ochiltree-Lipscomb-Hartley-Moore-
Hutchinson-Roberts-Hemphill-Oldham-Potter-Carson-Gray-Wheeler-
Deaf Smith-Randall-Armstrong-Donley-Collingsworth-
Including the cities of Dalhart, Stratford, Spearman, Gruver,
Perryton, Booker, Higgins, Follett, Hartley, Channing, Dumas,
Borger, Miami, Canadian, Vega, Amarillo, Panhandle, White Deer,
Pampa, Shamrock, Wheeler, Hereford, Canyon, Claude, Clarendon,
and Wellington
252 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

* Timing...From 1 PM this afternoon to 8 PM CDT this evening.

* Winds...southwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Impacts...Sudden wind gusts can cause drivers to lose
  control... especially in lightweight or high profile vehicles.
  Strong winds can cause blowing dust...reducing visibilities...
  and cause flying debris. Light outdoor objects could be moved
  by the strong winds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph...or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
1258 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

TXZ021>032-240200-
/O.CON.KLUB.WI.Y.0010.170323T1800Z-170324T0200Z/
/O.CON.KLUB.HW.A.0003.170324T1600Z-170325T0000Z/
Parmer-Castro-Swisher-Briscoe-Hall-Childress-Bailey-Lamb-Hale-
Floyd-Motley-Cottle-
Including the cities of Friona, Bovina, Farwell, Dimmitt, Hart,
Tulia, Silverton, Quitaque, Memphis, Childress, Muleshoe,
Littlefield, Olton, Plainview, Cedar Hill, Matador,
Roaring Springs, Paducah, and Hackberry
1258 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...For today, strong winds will persist through the afternoon
  and continue early this evening. On Friday, winds will increase
  again by late morning.

* WINDS...Today, southerly winds will increase to 30 to 40 mph
  with gusts to 50 mph. On Friday, north-northwest winds will
  increase to 40 to 45 mph with gusts to 55 mph throughout the
  afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Driving will become difficult for high profile and
  compact vehicles. Blowing dust is likely near open fields and
  construction sites which may drastically reduce visibilities.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph are
expected. Adjust travel and outdoor activities accordingly.

A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of
58 mph or more may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.

&&

$$

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