Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
1225 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

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1225 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE EASTERN
ONE THIRD OF THE PANHANDLES. SOME STORMS MAY BECOME SEVERE WITH HAIL
UP TO THE SIZE OF PING PONG BALLS AND WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 70 MILES
AN HOUR. HEAVY RAIN MAY ALSO CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING. A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR COLLINGSWORTH...DONLEY...GRAY
HEMPHILL...ROBERTS AND WHEELER COUNTIES UNTIL 5 AM. ISOLATED NON-SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF THE
PANHANDLES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE PANHANDLES
SUNDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THE THREAT FOR WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER
DURING THIS TIME IS LOW.

ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP ON FRIDAY ACROSS THE
WESTERN HALF OF THE PANHANDLES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL BE NEEDED OVERNIGHT IN THE EASTERN TEXAS
PANHANDLE. SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED ON FRIDAY...AND AGAIN ON
SATURDAY.

AREA FIRE MANAGERS AND EMERGENCY OFFICIALS ACROSS WESTERN PARTS OF
THE PANHANDLES SHOULD BE ALERT FOR ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON
FRIDAY.

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COCKRELL




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