Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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WWUS84 KAMA 150847
RFWAMA

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
347 AM CDT WED APR 15 2015

OKZ001-TXZ001-006-152200-
/O.EXT.KAMA.FW.W.0009.150415T1700Z-150416T0200Z/
CIMARRON-DALLAM-HARTLEY-
347 AM CDT WED APR 15 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM CDT
THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
WESTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST TEXAS PANHANDLES...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN OKLAHOMA...CIMARRON. IN TEXAS...DALLAM AND
  HARTLEY.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 TO 15 PERCENT.

* TIMING...NOON THROUGH 9 PM TODAY.

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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