Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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WWUS84 KAMA 102043
RFWAMA

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
243 PM CST WED FEB 10 2016

TXZ011>020-110000-
/O.CON.KAMA.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160211T0000Z/
OLDHAM-POTTER-CARSON-GRAY-WHEELER-DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-ARMSTRONG-
DONLEY-COLLINGSWORTH-
243 PM CST WED FEB 10 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE SOUTHERN TEXAS
PANHANDLE...

* AFFECTED AREAS...IN TEXAS...OLDHAM...POTTER...CARSON...GRAY...
  WHEELER...DEAF SMITH...RANDALL...ARMSTRONG...DONLEY AND
  COLLINGSWORTH COUNTIES.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
  HIGHER GUSTS. A COLD FR4ONT WILL SHIFT THE WINDS TO THE NORTH
  BY LATE THIS EVENING OR NEAR MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES BETWEEN 10 AND 15
  PERCENT.

* TIMING...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
  UNTIL 6 PM THIS 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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FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/AMA (ALL LOWER CASE)

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