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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
603 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT TODAY ACROSS
THE NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL PLAINS...NORTHWEST AND NORTHEAST
HIGHLANDS AND THE SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS BELOW
SIGNIFICANT SNOW PACK DUE TO STRONG WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND
PLENTY OF INSTABILITY...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO BELOW SIGNIFICANT SNOWPACK DUE TO
STRONG WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND ABUNDANT INSTABILITY...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS INCLUDING ABOVE NORMAL HIGH
TEMPERATURES...A DRY AIRMASS...INCREASING WINDS AND AN UNSTABLE
AIRMASS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS WESTERN AND EASTERN PORTIONS OF NEW
MEXICO THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING. A LARGE AND
POTENTIALLY MORE SIGNIFICANT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER EVENT IS
EXPECTED FOR THURSDAY ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO. MOST
OF THE LOWLANDS ARE STILL IN THE PRE GREENUP STATE SO FIRES COULD
SPREAD RAPIDLY UNDER THE EXPECTED ATMOSPHERIC AND FUEL CONDITIONS.
FIRE DANGER IS LOWER ACROSS THE MOUNTAIN AREAS BUT THE LOWER
ELEVATION RANGES OF THE MOUNTAINS SHOULD SEE HIGH FIRE DANGER.

NMZ103>105-107-108-020100-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0003.150401T1800Z-150402T0100Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0004.150402T1700Z-150403T0300Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 103
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS/EASTERN CARSON AND SANTA FE NF/SNZ-TAZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 104
NORTHEAST PLAINS/EASTERN KIOWA AND RITA BLANCA GRASSLANDS/ABZ-TNZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 105
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS/WESTERN CIBOLA NF/ABZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 107
SANDIA-MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS/EASTERN CIBOLA NF/ABZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 108
EAST CENTRAL PLAINS/WESTERN KIOWA GRASSLANDS BLM/ABZ-SNZ-
603 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT
THURSDAY...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING. A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO
9 PM MDT THURSDAY.

* AREA AND TIMING...THIS INCLUDES THE NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL
  PLAINS AS WELL AS THE NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND SANDIA...MANZANO
  AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS BELOW SIGNIFICANT SNOW PACK BOTH
  WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AFTERNOON/S TO EARLY EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...ON WEDNESDAY...WESTERLY 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
  MPH ON THURSDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUMS BETWEEN 10 TO 15 PERCENT
  WEDNESDAY AND 6 TO 15 PERCENT THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
539 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON...

.HOT TEMPERATURES...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...AND BREEZY WINDS
ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON. THESE CONDITIONS SUPPORT AN
ENVIRONMENT WHERE RAPID WILDFIRE GROWTH WILL OCCUR. AN ABUNDANCE
OF VERY DRY LIGHT FUELS WILL FAVOR FIRES THAT WILL BE DIFFICULT
TO CONTROL. IN ADDITION... LIGHTNING FROM AN ISOLATED DRY
THUNDERSTORM OR TWO THIS AFTERNOON MAY IGNITE A FIRE. EXPECT
WINDS TO CHANGE IN SPEED AND DIRECTION UNPREDICTABLY IN AND
AROUND THE LIGHT SHOWERS AND ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS.

KSZ043-061>063-074>076-084>086-012000-
/O.UPG.KDDC.FW.A.0004.150401T1700Z-150402T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KDDC.FW.W.0004.150401T1700Z-150402T0100Z/
SCOTT-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-STANTON-GRANT-HASKELL-MORTON-STEVENS-
SEWARD-
539 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TODAY TO
8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR VERY LOW HUMIDITIES, BREEZY
WINDS, AND AN ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORM FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
043...061...062...063...074...075...076... 084...085 AND 086...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR VERY LOW HUMIDITIES, BREEZY WINDS, AND AN ISOLATED
DRY THUNDERSTORM...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/
TODAY TO 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 043 SCOTT...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 061 HAMILTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 062 KEARNY...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 063 FINNEY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 074 STANTON...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 075 GRANT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 076 HASKELL...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 084 MORTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 085 STEVENS
  AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 086 SEWARD.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TIMING...NOON THROUGH 8 PM CDT.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 TO 13 PERCENT LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

* OTHER THREATS...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS.

* IMPACTS...RAPIDLY SPREADING FIRES THAT WILL BE DIFFICULT TO
  CONTROL. OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED.

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 CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/DDC (ALL LOWER CASE)

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
347 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITIES FROM NOON TO 7 PM WEDNESDAY FOR FIRE ZONES 224 AND 226
THROUGH 237...INCLUDING THE SAN LUIS VALLEY...EL PASO...PUEBLO...
EASTERN HUERFANO...LAS ANIMAS...CROWLEY...OTERO...KIOWA...BENT...
PROWERS...AND BACA COUNTIES...

...A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITIES FROM NOON TO SIX PM THURSDAY FOR FIRE ZONE 224...THE
SAN LUIS VALLEY...

COZ226>233-020100-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0003.150401T1800Z-150402T0100Z/
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-PUEBLO COUNTY-
HUERFANO COUNTY-WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-CROWLEY COUNTY-
OTERO COUNTY-EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-
347 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 226...227...228...229...230...231...232 AND 233...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226...227...228...229...
  230...231...232 AND 233.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE IGNITION...GROWTH AND
  SPREAD.

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 CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
347 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITIES FROM NOON TO 7 PM WEDNESDAY FOR FIRE ZONES 224 AND 226
THROUGH 237...INCLUDING THE SAN LUIS VALLEY...EL PASO...PUEBLO...
EASTERN HUERFANO...LAS ANIMAS...CROWLEY...OTERO...KIOWA...BENT...
PROWERS...AND BACA COUNTIES...

...A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITIES FROM NOON TO SIX PM THURSDAY FOR FIRE ZONE 224...THE
SAN LUIS VALLEY...

COZ234>237-020100-
/O.UPG.KPUB.FW.A.0003.150401T1800Z-150402T0100Z/
/O.EXA.KPUB.FW.W.0003.150401T1800Z-150402T0100Z/
KIOWA COUNTY-BENT COUNTY-PROWERS COUNTY-BACA COUNTY-
347 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 234...235...236 AND 237...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 234...235...236 AND 237.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...POTENTIAL FOR ISOLATED DRY LIGHTNING.

* IMPACTS...POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE IGNITION...GROWTH AND
  SPREAD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

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 CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
442 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

OKZ001-002-TXZ002-003-007-008-012145-
/O.UPG.KAMA.FW.A.0003.150401T1700Z-150402T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KAMA.FW.W.0004.150401T1800Z-150402T0100Z/
CIMARRON-TEXAS-SHERMAN-HANSFORD-MOORE-HUTCHINSON-
442 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
CDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE AND THE CENTRAL TEXAS
PANHANDLE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AMARILLO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR TODAY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN OKLAHOMA...CIMARRON AND TEXAS. IN TEXAS...
  SHERMAN...HANSFORD...MOORE AND HUTCHINSON.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 TO 15 PERCENT.

* TIMING...NOON THROUGH 8 PM CDT WEDNESDAY.

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)

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
442 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

TXZ001-006-011>013-016>018-012145-
/O.UPG.KAMA.FW.A.0003.150401T1700Z-150402T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KAMA.FW.W.0004.150401T1800Z-150402T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KAMA.FW.A.0004.150402T1800Z-150403T0100Z/
DALLAM-HARTLEY-OLDHAM-POTTER-CARSON-DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-ARMSTRONG-
442 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
CDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL PANHANDLES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
SOUTHWESTERN TEXAS PANHANDLE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AMARILLO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING. A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR TODAY IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN TEXAS...DALLAM...HARTLEY...OLDHAM...
  POTTER... CARSON...DEAF SMITH...RANDALL AND ARMSTRONG.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 TO 15 PERCENT.

* TIMING...NOON THROUGH 8 PM CDT WEDNESDAY.

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.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT THE POTENTIAL FOR CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS EXISTS. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND
POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
329 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015


OKZ004-005-009-010-014-011630-
/O.UPG.KOUN.FW.A.0005.150401T2000Z-150402T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KOUN.FW.W.0004.150401T2000Z-150402T0100Z/
HARPER-WOODS-ELLIS-WOODWARD-ROGER MILLS-
329 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
CDT THIS EVENING FOR WINDY CONDITIONS... WARM TEMPERATURES AND
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR NORTHWEST OKLAHOMA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORMAN HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT
THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM VALUES 15 TO 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURE...85 TO 90 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FIRES MAY START EASILY AND SPREAD RAPIDLY. REPORT SMOKE OR FIRE
TO YOUR LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENT.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
557 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

TXZ021>044-012100-
/O.NEW.KLUB.FW.A.0001.150402T1700Z-150403T0200Z/
PARMER-CASTRO-SWISHER-BRISCOE-HALL-CHILDRESS-BAILEY-LAMB-HALE-
FLOYD-MOTLEY-COTTLE-COCHRAN-HOCKLEY-LUBBOCK-CROSBY-DICKENS-KING-
YOAKUM-TERRY-LYNN-GARZA-KENT-STONEWALL-
557 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR THE SOUTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE...SOUTH PLAINS
AND ROLLING PLAINS FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITIES BELOW 15 PERCENT...WIND
SPEEDS IN EXCESS OF 20 MPH AT THE 20 FOOT LEVEL...AND A HIGH FIRE
DANGER...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LUBBOCK HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE SOUTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE...SOUTH PLAINS AND
  ROLLING PLAINS.

* WIND...SUSTAINED FROM THE SOUTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...5 TO 15 PERCENT.

* FUELS...DRY AND CURED.

* TIMING...FROM MIDDAY THROUGH MID-EVENING.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS HIGHLY DISCOURAGED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
442 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

TXZ001-006-011>013-016>018-012145-
/O.UPG.KAMA.FW.A.0003.150401T1700Z-150402T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KAMA.FW.W.0004.150401T1800Z-150402T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KAMA.FW.A.0004.150402T1800Z-150403T0100Z/
DALLAM-HARTLEY-OLDHAM-POTTER-CARSON-DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-ARMSTRONG-
442 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
CDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL PANHANDLES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
SOUTHWESTERN TEXAS PANHANDLE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AMARILLO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING. A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR TODAY IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN TEXAS...DALLAM...HARTLEY...OLDHAM...
  POTTER... CARSON...DEAF SMITH...RANDALL AND ARMSTRONG.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 TO 15 PERCENT.

* TIMING...NOON THROUGH 8 PM CDT WEDNESDAY.

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.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT THE POTENTIAL FOR CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS EXISTS. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND
POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
959 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

TXZ021>044-021500-
PARMER-CASTRO-SWISHER-BRISCOE-HALL-CHILDRESS-BAILEY-LAMB-HALE-
FLOYD-MOTLEY-COTTLE-COCHRAN-HOCKLEY-LUBBOCK-CROSBY-DICKENS-KING-
YOAKUM-TERRY-LYNN-GARZA-KENT-STONEWALL-
959 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE EXTREME SOUTHERN TEXAS
PANHANDLE...SOUTH PLAINS AND ROLLING PLAINS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WARM...DRY...AND BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE ELEVATED FIRE
WEATHER ALONG AND WEST OF A TULIA TO PLAINS LINE THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

WARM...DRY...AND BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS WILL RESULT IN
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER ACROSS MUCH OF THE OUTLOOK AREA ON THURSDAY.
A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
OTHERWISE...WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED FROM
FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED THIS AFTERNOON OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
920 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-021015-
HARPER-WOODS-ALFALFA-GRANT-KAY-ELLIS-WOODWARD-MAJOR-GARFIELD-
NOBLE-ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-CUSTER-BLAINE-KINGFISHER-LOGAN-PAYNE-
BECKHAM-WASHITA-CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-
CLEVELAND-POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HUGHES-HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-
TILLMAN-COMANCHE-STEPHENS-GARVIN-MURRAY-PONTOTOC-COAL-COTTON-
JEFFERSON-CARTER-JOHNSTON-ATOKA-LOVE-MARSHALL-BRYAN-HARDEMAN-
FOARD-WILBARGER-WICHITA-KNOX-BAYLOR-ARCHER-CLAY-
920 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN...
WESTERN...CENTRAL...AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA...AND WESTERN NORTH
TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE STORMS ACROSS PARTS OF OKLAHOMA
AND ALL OF WESTERN NORTH TEXAS.

.LOCATION...
THE RISK AREA INCLUDES NORTHERN... CENTRAL... AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA...
AND ALL OF WESTERN NORTH TEXAS.

.TIMING...
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM 4 TO MIDNIGHT.

.IMPACTS...
LARGE HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF HALF DOLLARS AND WIND GUSTS TO 65 MPH
ARE THE MAIN HAZARDS.

.DISCUSSION...
AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS
PARTS OF SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA THIS MORNING. SOME OF
THESE STORMS COULD BECOME STRONG PRODUCING SMALL HAIL AND GUSTY WINDS.
FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND HEAVY RAIN WILL ALSO BE A CONCERN.

MEANWHILE... ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS MAY FORM
ALONG A DRYLINE IN PARTS OF WESTERN OKLAHOMA LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
IF STORMS DEVELOP...LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE.
STORM INTENSITY WILL DECREASE BY LATE EVENING.

STORM SPOTTER GROUPS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL WITHIN
THE SLIGHT RISK AREA SHOULD BE READY FOR SEVERE WEATHER
OPERATIONS.

.FIRE WEATHER...
A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR FAR NORTHWEST OKLAHOMA THIS
AFTERNOON. VERY DRY AIR WILL COMBINE WITH BREEZY WINDS TO CREATE
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.


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

A COLD FRONT WILL STALL OVER NORTHERN OKLAHOMA EARLY
THURSDAY...BUT WILL PUSH SOUTHWARD DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. A FEW STRONG TO MARGINALLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MAY
DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONT DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...
ESPECIALLY ALONG AND EAST OF A STILLWATER TO ARDMORE LINE.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE AGAIN LATE SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY...
ESPECIALLY ACROSS SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA. ADDITIONAL STORMS ARE POSSIBLE
ON MONDAY.

.FIRE WEATHER...
VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER IS EXPECTED IN SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA AND
WESTERN NORTH TEXAS THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

GET GRAPHICS AND MORE DETAILS AT WEATHER.GOV/NORMAN...AND FOLLOW
OUR WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE ON TWITTER AND FACEBOOK.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
645 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

COZ058>089-093>099-021245-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
CENTRAL CHAFFEE COUNTY BELOW 9000 FT-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY EAST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
DEL NORTE VICINITY/NORTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
ALAMOSA VICINITY/CENTRAL SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
SOUTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500 FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FT/PIKES PEAK BETWEEN
7500 AND 11000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
CANON CITY VICINITY/EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY-
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW
7500 FT-
COLORADO SPRINGS VICINITY/SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE
BELOW 7400 FT-PUEBLO AND VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FT-
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
CROWLEY COUNTY-LA JUNTA VICINITY/OTERO COUNTY-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-WESTERN KIOWA COUNTY-
EASTERN KIOWA COUNTY-LAS ANIMAS VICINITY/BENT COUNTY-
LAMAR VICINITY/PROWERS COUNTY-SPRINGFIELD VICINITY/BACA COUNTY-
645 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...EAST
CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

INCREASING WINDS AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM WILL LEAD TO
HIGH FIRE DANGER TODAY ACROSS MOST OF THE LOWER ELEVATIONS. LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...DRY FUELS...AND GUSTY WINDS WILL RESULT IN THE
POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH AND ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR. EXTREME
CAUTION SHOULD BE EXERCISED AS A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR
THE SAN LUIS VALLEY...INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR...AND EASTERN PLAINS.
THIS AFTERNOON...A FEW HIGH-BASED THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP OVER THE
AREA. ISOLATED DRY LIGHTNING WILL BE A THREAT FROM THESE STORMS...IN
ADDITION TO ISOLATED WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SAN
LUIS VALLEY ON THURSDAY.

ISOLATED CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE POSSIBLE THURSDAY
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING OVER THE REGION.

SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...THE PIKES
PEAK REGION AND NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY THURSDAY NIGHT. SEVERAL
INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
ACROSS NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY...SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE ON GRASSY
AREAS...WHILE THE ROADWAYS SHOULD REMAIN WET.

ON SATURDAY...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL ONCE AGAIN BE
POSSIBLE OVER THE FAR SOUTHEAST PLAINS.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE ENTIRE
REGION BOTH SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
528 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

NMZ501>540-021130-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
528 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING
FOR WEST-CENTRAL AND MUCH OF AREA ALONG AND EAST OF THE CENTRAL
MOUNTAIN CHAIN WHERE LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES COMBINED WITH
STRONG WEST WINDS WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.
ADDITIONALLY...A FEW HIGH BASED AFTERNOON SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORM
OUTFLOWS COULD ADD TO THE STRONG WEST WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING FOR MUCH OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO. STRONG TO
VERY STRONG WEST WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES AND AN UNSTABLE AIRMASS TO CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

WEATHER CAN CHANGE VERY RAPIDLY. ALWAYS USE THE LATEST FORECASTS...
WATCHES AND WARNINGS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
435 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>081-084>090-020945-
TREGO-ELLIS-SCOTT-LANE-NESS-RUSH-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-HODGEMAN-
PAWNEE-STAFFORD-STANTON-GRANT-HASKELL-GRAY-FORD-EDWARDS-KIOWA-
PRATT-MORTON-STEVENS-SEWARD-MEADE-CLARK-COMANCHE-BARBER-
435 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...SOUTH
CENTRAL...SOUTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS GENERALLY EAST OF A
WAKEENEY TO DODGE CITY TO ASHLAND LINE. THE GREATEST THREAT FROM
STORMS LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING WILL BE
DAMAGING WINDS TO 60 MPH AND LARGE HAIL TO THE SIZE OF HALF
DOLLARS. FARTHER WEST IN THE DRIER AIR, CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED, MAINLY WEST OF HIGHWAY 83, WHERE RELATIVE
HUMIDITY WILL FALL TO BELOW 15 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON WITH WINDS
OF 15 TO 25 MPH. WEAK SHOWERS AND AN ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORM
WILL CAUSE A FEW LIGHTNING STRIKES AND RAPIDLY CHANGING WIND
SPEED AND DIRECTION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

STORM SPOTTERS MAY BE NEEDED EAST OF HIGHWAY 283 LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING.

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT OUR WEBPAGE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/DDC

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
417 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-012130-
CIMARRON-TEXAS-BEAVER-DALLAM-SHERMAN-HANSFORD-OCHILTREE-LIPSCOMB-
HARTLEY-MOORE-HUTCHINSON-ROBERTS-HEMPHILL-OLDHAM-POTTER-CARSON-
GRAY-WHEELER-DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-ARMSTRONG-DONLEY-COLLINGSWORTH-
417 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS EXISTS ACROSS THE EASTERN
PANHANDLES THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. IF STORMS DEVELOP...THEY COULD BE
STRONG TO SEVERE...WITH QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 60
MPH BEING THE PRIMARY HAZARDS.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE WESTERN TWO
THIRDS OF THE PANHANDLES THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WINDS WILL
INCREASE OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST TO WEST AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER
GUSTS...AND MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 8 TO 15 PERCENT.

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

ELEVATED TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE WESTERN AND SOUTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE ON THURSDAY. FIRE
WEATHER CONCERNS ARE ALSO LIKELY ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA ON SATURDAY
AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

AREA FIRE MANAGERS AND EMERGENCY OFFICIALS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR
ELEVATED OR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY AND THURSDAY.

$$

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