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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 2:46 PM CST on February 26, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EST on February 28, 2017


... High wind watch in effect from Tuesday morning through Tuesday
evening...

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a high wind
watch... which is in effect from Tuesday morning through Tuesday
evening.

* Timing... 11 am CST to 7 PM CST

* winds... southwest 30 to 45 mph with gusts up to 65 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 potential for sustained winds of
at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more. People in the watch
area should secure any loose outdoor items such as garbage cans
or lawn furniture. Persons planning to drive in the watch area...
especially high profile vehicles... should consider delaying
travel until the high wind threat diminishes.




Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 2:44 PM CST on February 26, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EST on February 28, 2017


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Tuesday morning through
Tuesday evening for strong winds and low relative humidity for for all
of the Oklahoma and Texas panhandles...

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for strong winds and low relative humidity... which
is in effect from Tuesday morning through Tuesday evening.

* Affected area... in Oklahoma... Cimarron... Texas and Beaver. In
Texas... Hansford... Ochiltree... Lipscomb... Hutchinson...
Roberts... Hemphill... Carson... gray... Wheeler... Armstrong...
Donley and Collingsworth.

* 20 foot winds... west 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 14 percent.

* Timing... elevated to critical fire weather conditions are
expected to begin around 11 am CST Tuesday morning and expected
to end around 7 PM CST Tuesday evening.

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


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