Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
1015 PM CST TUE JAN 20 2015

OKZ002-003-TXZ003>005-008>010-014-015-019-020-211100-
TEXAS-BEAVER-HANSFORD-OCHILTREE-LIPSCOMB-HUTCHINSON-ROBERTS-
HEMPHILL-GRAY-WHEELER-DONLEY-COLLINGSWORTH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUYMON...BEAVER...FORGAN...SPEARMAN...
GRUVER...PERRYTON...BOOKER...HIGGINS...FOLLETT...BORGER...MIAMI...
CANADIAN...PAMPA...SHAMROCK...WHEELER...CLARENDON...WELLINGTON
1015 PM CST TUE JAN 20 2015

...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY ACROSS THE EASTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL PARTS OF THE
COMBINED PANHANDLES...

SYNOPSIS...
A WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING WIDESPREAD SNOWS TO THE TEXAS AND
OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOWS WILL
LIKELY FALL IN THE WESTERN PANHANDLES BUT LIGHTER AMOUNTS COULD ALSO
CAUSE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IN THE EASTERN PANHANDLES.

EVENT...
1 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE EASTERN AND NORTH
CENTRAL COMBINED PANHANDLES.

TIMING...
SNOW MAY BEGIN AS EARLY AS WEDNESDAY MORNING FROM GUYMON TO BORGER...
WITH AREAS TO THE EAST AND SOUTH HAVING THE POTENTIAL FOR SNOW TO
BEGIN IN THE AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING.  WIDESPREAD SNOW IS EXPECTED
WEDNESDAY NIGHT.  PRECIPITATION WILL LIKELY BEGIN AS RAIN BEFORE
CHANGING TO ALL SNOW AREA WIDE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.  SNOW WILL BE
HEAVIEST WEDNESDAY NIGHT BEFORE BEGINNING TO TAPER OFF ON THURSDAY.

IMPACTS...
TRAVEL WILL LIKELY BECOME HAZARDOUS DUE TO SNOW PACKED AND ICY ROADS.

AREA RESIDENTS AND THOSE PLANNING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES ACROSS THE TEXAS
AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES SHOULD STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST
WEATHER INFORMATION BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR BY VISITING
OUR WEBSITE AT:

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/AMA...

...OR BY FOLLOWING THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AMARILLO ON
FACEBOOK AND TWITTER.  BE PREPARED TO RECEIVE ADDITIONAL FORECASTS...
STATEMENTS...ADVISORIES AND WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN AMARILLO.

$$

COCKRELL




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