Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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WWUS84 KAMA 172055
RFWAMA

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
355 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

OKZ001-TXZ001-006-011-016-180100-
/O.CON.KAMA.FW.W.0010.000000T0000Z-150418T0100Z/
CIMARRON-DALLAM-HARTLEY-OLDHAM-DEAF SMITH-
355 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE WESTERN TEXAS AND
OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN OKLAHOMA...CIMARRON. IN TEXAS...DALLAM...
  HARTLEY...OLDHAM AND DEAF SMITH.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AROUND 10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* TIMING...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED UNTIL
  AROUND 8 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.

&&

$$

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

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