Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
755 PM CST MON JAN 19 2015

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-201100-
ARMSTRONG-BEAVER-CARSON-CIMARRON-COLLINGSWORTH-DALLAM-DEAF SMITH-
DONLEY-GRAY-HANSFORD-HARTLEY-HEMPHILL-HUTCHINSON-LIPSCOMB-MOORE-
OCHILTREE-OLDHAM-POTTER-RANDALL-ROBERTS-SHERMAN-TEXAS-WHEELER-
755 PM CST MON JAN 19 2015

...CHANCES INCREASING FOR WINTER WEATHER ACROSS THE PANHANDLES...

AN UPPER-LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL EMERGE FROM THE SOUTHWESTERN UNITED
STATES TUESDAY NIGHT...BRINGING INCREASING CHANCES FOR WINTRY
PRECIPITATION TO THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES WEDNESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

INCREASING CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION WILL SPREAD FROM WEST TO EAST
DURING THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY.  SNOW...OR A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW...WILL
BE LIKELY TO OCCUR ON WEDNESDAY.  WESTERN SECTIONS OF THE PANHANDLES
WILL LIKELY SEE ALL SNOW BY MIDDAY WEDNESDAY...WHILE EASTERN SECTIONS
ARE NOT EXPECTED TO MAKE THE COMPLETE TRANSITION TO SNOW UNTIL
WEDNESDAY EVENING.

FOR MOST LOCATIONS...WEDNESDAY NIGHT WILL OFFER THE BEST OPPORTUNITY
FOR MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION.  ADDITIONAL SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE
THURSDAY MORNING...MAINLY ACROSS THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE TEXAS
PANHANDLE.

AT THIS TIME...IT APPEARS THAT AREAS GENERALLY WEST AND SOUTH OF A
LINE FROM ELKHART AND GUYMON TO MIAMI AND ALLISON WILL RECEIVE TOTALS
OF AROUND ONE TO FOUR INCHES...WITH THE HIGHEST TOTALS EXPECTED TO
OCCUR IN WESTERN SECTIONS OF THE PANHANDLES.  THESE EARLY ESTIMATES
ARE SUBJECT TO REVISION...AS DETAILS REGARDING THE TRACK AND STRENGTH
OF THE STORM SYSTEM BECOME MORE CERTAIN.

FORTUNATELY...STRONG WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.  MOST WINDS WEDNESDAY
AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT WILL BE IN THE 10 TO 20 MPH RANGE...WITH
LIGHTER WINDS EXPECTED ON THURSDAY.

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.

$$

COCKRELL




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