Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
439 PM CDT WED APR 15 2015

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439 PM CDT WED APR 15 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA
PANHANDLES.

.DAY ONE...THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS EVENING INTO
TONIGHT. A FEW STORMS COULD BE STRONG TO SEVERE...WITH HAIL UP TO
HALF DOLLAR SIZE AND WIND GUSTS AROUND 60 MPH BEING THE PRIMARY
HAZARDS.

ELEVATED TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE
WESTERN AND CENTRAL PANHANDLES THROUGH THIS EVENING DUE TO SOUTHWEST
WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS AND MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES OF 8 TO 20 PERCENT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS
MUCH OF THE PANHANDLES. LARGE HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF BASEBALLS AND
DAMAGING WINDS UP TO 70MPH CAN BE EXPECTED WITH AN ISOLATED TORNADO
OR TWO ALSO POSSIBLE.

STRONG TO POTENTIALLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL AGAIN BE POSSIBLE
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS WELL AS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING ACROSS MOSTLY THE EASTERN PANHANDLES. THE PRIMARY HAZARDS
WITH ANY STORM THAT DEVELOPS WILL BE HAIL UP TO HALF DOLLAR SIZE AND
WIND GUSTS AROUND 60 MPH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL BE NEEDED THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS
WELL AS POTENTIALLY THIS EVENING...FRIDAY...AND AGAIN ON SATURDAY.

AREA FIRE MANAGERS AND EMERGENCY OFFICIALS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR
ELEVATED TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS EVENING.

$$

HURLEY





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