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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 1:37 PM CST on February 22, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 23, 2017


... High wind watch in effect Thursday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a high wind
watch... which is in effect Thursday afternoon.

* Timing... 12 PM to 6 PM Thursday.

* Winds... west 25 to 35 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 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.





Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 3:20 PM CST on February 22, 2017

Expires 10:00 PM EST on February 23, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect from 10 am to 9 PM CST
Thursday for strong winds and low relative humidity for all of
the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles...

* affected area... in Oklahoma... Cimarron... Texas and Beaver. In
Texas... Dallam... Sherman... Hansford... Ochiltree... Lipscomb...
Hartley... Moore... Hutchinson... Roberts... Hemphill... Oldham...
Potter... Carson... gray... Wheeler... Deaf Smith... Randall...
Armstrong... Donley and Collingsworth.

* 20 foot winds... west 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Relative humidity... minimum afternoon relative humidities as low
as 9 percent.

* Timing... critical to extremely critical fire weather conditions
are expected start around 10 am to 12 PM CST Thursday and are
expected to end around 8 PM to 9 PM CST Thursday evening.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures will
create favorable weather for rapid fire growth and spread. Avoid
activities that promote open flames and Sparks.




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Hawaii - Special Statement
Idaho - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Blizzard Watch
Kansas - Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Louisiana - Dense Fog Advisory
Maine - Special Statement
Michigan - Special Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Blizzard Watch
Mississippi - Dense Fog Advisory
Montana - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Nebraska - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Blizzard Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Nevada - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
New Hampshire - Special Statement
New Mexico - Wind Advisory, High Wind Watch , High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch, Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning
New York - Dense Fog Advisory
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Oregon - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Blizzard Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning
Texas - Flood Warning , High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory
Washington - Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement
Wyoming - Areal Flood Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Special Statement

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