Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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RFWAMA

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
358 PM CDT SAT APR 12 2014

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-130300-
/O.CON.KAMA.FW.W.0016.000000T0000Z-140413T0300Z/
CIMARRON-TEXAS-BEAVER-DALLAM-SHERMAN-HANSFORD-OCHILTREE-LIPSCOMB-
HARTLEY-MOORE-HUTCHINSON-ROBERTS-HEMPHILL-OLDHAM-POTTER-CARSON-
GRAY-WHEELER-DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-ARMSTRONG-DONLEY-COLLINGSWORTH-
358 PM CDT SAT APR 12 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING 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...SOUTHWESTERLY 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
  40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...3 TO 15 PERCENT.

* TIMING...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
  THIS EVENING. ALTHOUGH STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE
  TONIGHT...RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO RECOVER TO ABOVE
  20 PERCENT BY 10 PM...BRINGING CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TO
  AN END.

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.

&&

$$

COCKRELL

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/AMA (ALL LOWER CASE)

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