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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
534 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

...Critical to Extreme Fire Danger on Sunday across western North
Texas...

.Dry, windy, and warm conditions, coupled with dry vegetation
will likely result in a critical to extreme wildfire threat
Sunday afternoon across far western North Texas.

TXZ091-092-100>102-115>117-129>132-141>143-202015-
/O.CON.KFWD.FW.A.0001.180121T1700Z-180122T0300Z/
Montague-Cooke-Young-Jack-Wise-Stephens-Palo Pinto-Parker-
Eastland-Erath-Hood-Somervell-Comanche-Mills-Hamilton-
534 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR WINDY...WARM...AND DRY CONDITIONS...

* TIMING...11 AM CST Sunday morning through 9 PM CST Sunday
  evening.

* WINDS...Southwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph. Wind
  direction will shift to the west-northwest by Sunday evening.

* RH...20 to 30 percent.

* TEMPERATURE...Highs upper 60s and lower 70s.

* IMPACTS...Fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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 San Angelo TX
524 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

TXZ049-054-064>066-071>073-076-077-098-099-113-114-127-128-139-
140-202100-
/O.CON.KSJT.FW.A.0001.180121T1700Z-180122T0100Z/
Fisher-Nolan-Sterling-Coke-Runnels-Irion-Tom Green-Concho-
Crockett-Schleicher-Haskell-Throckmorton-Jones-Shackelford-Taylor-
Callahan-Coleman-Brown-
524 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR A LARGE PORTION OF WEST CENTRAL TEXAS
FOR GUSTY WEST WINDS AND HUMIDITY VALUES IN THE 15 TO 20 PERCENT
RANGE. THIS IS FOR AN AREA MAINLY WEST OF A BROWNWOOD TO SONORA
LINE.

 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN ANGELO HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY EVENING.

* Wind...WEST WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS
  AT THE 20 FOOT LEVEL BY AFTERNOON

* Humidity...15 TO 20 PERCENT

* Impacts...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP CAN SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR
  BURNING IS 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
403 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

TXZ005-007>010-013>015-018>020-202215-
/O.CON.KAMA.FW.A.0003.180121T1400Z-180122T0000Z/
Lipscomb-Moore-Hutchinson-Roberts-Hemphill-Carson-Gray-Wheeler-
Armstrong-Donley-Collingsworth-
403 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR THE SOUTHERN, CENTRAL, AND EASTERN PARTS OF THE TEXAS
PANHANDLE...

* Affected Area...In Texas...Lipscomb...Moore...Hutchinson...
  Roberts...Hemphill...Carson...Gray...Wheeler...Armstrong...
  Donley and Collingsworth.

* 20 Foot Winds...West to southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with 50
  to 60 mph gusts.

* Relative Humidity...15 to 25 percent. RFTI categories 4.

* Timing...Elevated to possibly marginally critical fire weather
  conditions are expected to begin around 9 AM CST Sunday and end
  around 6 PM CST Sunday evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that the potential for critical fire
weather conditions exists. Listen for later forecasts and
possible red flag warnings.

&&

$$

Cockrell

For more information from the National Weather Service visit...
www.weather.gov/ama

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Norman OK
336 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

...Critical to Extreme Fire Weather conditions on Sunday across
the western half of Oklahoma and all of western north Texas...

.The combination of strong gusty winds, warm and dry weather and
dry vegetation will cause Critical to Extreme Fire Weather
conditions on Sunday.

OKZ004>030-033>041-044>046-050-TXZ083>090-202200-
/O.CON.KOUN.FW.A.0001.180121T1700Z-180122T0300Z/
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-Harmon-Greer-Kiowa-Jackson-Tillman-
Comanche-Stephens-Garvin-Murray-Cotton-Jefferson-Carter-Love-
Hardeman-Foard-Wilbarger-Wichita-Knox-Baylor-Archer-Clay-
336 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SUNDAY FOR BREEZY
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE WESTERN HALF OF OKLAHOMA
AND ALL OF WESTERN NORTH TEXAS...

* WINDS...Southwest to west 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 14 percent.

* TEMPERATURE...Highs 55 to 70 degrees F.

* IMPACTS...Fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor
  burning is strongly 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 Lubbock TX
317 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

TXZ021>044-202200-
/O.CON.KLUB.FW.A.0002.180121T1800Z-180122T0000Z/
Parmer-Castro-Swisher-Briscoe-Hall-Childress-Bailey-Lamb-Hale-
Floyd-Motley-Cottle-Cochran-Hockley-Lubbock-Crosby-Dickens-King-
Yoakum-Terry-Lynn-Garza-Kent-Stonewall-
317 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE
ROLLING PLAINS...SOUTH PLAINS...AND FAR SOUTHWESTERN PANHANDLE
FOR 20 FOOT WINDS IN THE 20 TO 35 MPH RANGE...VERY DRY FUELS...
AND MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT...

* Wind...West at 20 to 35 mph at the 20 foot level.

* Humidity...10 to 15 percent.

* Fuels...Critically dry.

* Impacts...Any fires that develop can spread rapidly. Outdoor
  burning is discouraged.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are occurring. These conditions can create rapid wildfire growth.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
548 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-211200-
Sevier-Howard-Little River-Hempstead-Nevada-Miller-Lafayette-
Columbia-Union-Caddo-Bossier-Webster-Claiborne-Lincoln-De Soto-
Red River-Bienville-Jackson-Ouachita-Sabine-Natchitoches-Winn-
Grant-Caldwell-La Salle-McCurtain-Bowie-Franklin-Titus-Camp-
Morris-Cass-Wood-Upshur-Marion-Smith-Gregg-Harrison-Cherokee-Rusk-
Panola-Nacogdoches-Shelby-Angelina-San Augustine-
548 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, north central Louisiana, northwest
Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma, east Texas and northeast Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight...

No hazardous weather is expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday...

Thunderstorms will return to the area Sunday afternoon into Monday
morning. There may be a possibility of both locally heavy
rainfall and strong gusty winds with at least a few storms that
develop, as a cold front shifts across the region. Otherwise, no
hazardous weather is expected.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of emergency management personnel...amateur radio
operators...and storm spotters will not be needed through
tonight.

$$

07

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
532 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-211145-
Russell-Lincoln-Barton-Ellsworth-Saline-Rice-McPherson-Marion-Chase-
Reno-Harvey-Butler-Greenwood-Woodson-Allen-Kingman-Sedgwick-Harper-
Sumner-Cowley-Elk-Wilson-Neosho-Chautauqua-Montgomery-Labette-
532 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Central Kansas,
South Central Kansas and Southeast Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Patchy very light freezing drizzle is possible late tonight into
Sunday morning across portions of central and north central Kansas.
Ice accumulations and impacts will likely remain minimal, although
a few slick spots are possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Mild temperatures and strong south winds will support very high
grassland fire danger Sunday afternoon across southern Kansas.

A few showers and thunderstorms cannot be ruled out over far
eastern Kansas Sunday afternoon and evening. Strong or severe storms
are not expected.

Snow accumulations up to around one inch are possible across
portions of central and north-central Kansas Sunday night through
early Monday, generally along and north of a line extending from
Great Bend to Salina. Much higher accumulations will occur across
northwest Kansas and Nebraska.

Very high grassland fire danger is expected Monday due to strong
and gusty northwest winds, and again Thursday and Friday due to
strong southerly winds.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated today or tonight.

&&

For a graphical version of this information, see our webpage at:
http://weather.gov/wichita/hwo/

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
500 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-211100-
Adair OK-Benton AR-Carroll AR-Cherokee OK-Choctaw OK-Craig OK-
Crawford AR-Creek OK-Delaware OK-Franklin AR-Haskell OK-Latimer OK-
Le Flore OK-Madison AR-Mayes OK-McIntosh OK-Muskogee OK-Nowata OK-
Okfuskee OK-Okmulgee OK-Osage OK-Ottawa OK-Pawnee OK-Pittsburg OK-
Pushmataha OK-Rogers OK-Sebastian AR-Sequoyah OK-Tulsa OK-Wagoner OK-
Washington OK-Washington AR-
500 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018


This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as
much of Eastern Oklahoma.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Mainly west of highway 75 in eastern Oklahoma.
ONSET...Afternoon.

DISCUSSION...
South winds of around 15 mph with gusts approaching 25 mph will
create a limited fire danger this Afternoon across portions of
eastern Oklahoma as temperatures warm into the mid 60s.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Spotter Activation Not Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.
SUNDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...High Wind Potential.
MONDAY...High Wind Potential.
TUESDAY through FRIDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
South winds of 15 to 20 mph are expected on Sunday in advance of a cold front that
will move through the region Sunday night. Thunderstorms are also expected to
develop ahead of the cold front Sunday Afternoon and continue into the evening hours.
The greatest chances of thunderstorms will be across southeast Oklahoma into
northwest Arkansas. A few storms will have the potential to become strong to
marginally severe with strong gusty winds the main concern.

West to northwest winds of 15 to 20 mph are expected in the wake of the cold front
that moves through Sunday Night. These winds when combined with relative humidity
values around 35 percent will produce and elevated fire danger across portions of
Eastern Oklahoma.

Benign weather is expected for the remainder of the workweek as high pressure
prevails.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Norman OK
457 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-211100-
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-
457 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of northern...
western...central...and southern Oklahoma...and western north
Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight...

.Fire Weather...
Warm temperatures and relatively dry conditions will lead to
elevated fire weather concerns this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday...

.Fire Weather...
Very warm, windy and dry weather will bring fire weather
potential to extreme levels on Sunday afternoon across western
Oklahoma and western north Texas, and a Fire Weather Watch has
been issued for portions of western and central Oklahoma and north
Texas. Elevated to near-critical fire weather conditions are
expected over the remainder of Oklahoma and western north Texas.

Somewhat cooler air moves in for Monday, but high winds will keep
fire weather conditions near critical levels again Monday
afternoon.

.Thunderstorms...
Isolated thunderstorms will be possible on Sunday afternoon and
evening across portions of eastern Oklahoma. There is the
potential for a strong to marginally severe storm across
southeastern Oklahoma, but widespread severe weather is not
anticipated.

Thunderstorm chances return to southeast Oklahoma and north
central Texas on Friday evening.

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 Springfield MO
402 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-211015-
Bourbon-Crawford-Cherokee-Benton-Morgan-Miller-Maries-Vernon-
St. Clair-Hickory-Camden-Pulaski-Phelps-Barton-Cedar-Polk-Dallas-
Laclede-Texas-Dent-Jasper-Dade-Greene-Webster-Wright-Newton-
Lawrence-Christian-Douglas-Howell-Shannon-McDonald-Barry-Stone-
Taney-Ozark-Oregon-
402 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of the Missouri
Ozarks and extreme southeast Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Limited Non thunderstorm wind risk.

DISCUSSION...

  Southwest wind gusts up to 30 mph are expected today across
  portions of western Missouri and extreme southeastern Kansas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

  Southwest wind gusts up to 30 mph are expected Sunday across
  portions of western Missouri and extreme southeastern Kansas.

  The potential for thunderstorms will return late Sunday and
  Sunday night with strong low pressure expected to move into the
  Midwest from the Plains. There is a risk for isolated severe
  storms if enough moisture and instability can move northward
  ahead of the system. Most current forecast guidance indicates
  that only marginal instability will be present but trends will
  continue to be monitored.

  Wind gusts over 30 mph will be possible in parts of the region
  on Monday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

More detailed information can be accessed at:
http://www.weather.gov/sgf/sitrep

This product in graphical format...along with other weather...
hydrological and climate information...at
http://www.weather.gov/sgf

$$

Hatch

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
241 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>081-084>090-210845-
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-
241 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018 /141 AM MST Sat Jan 20 2018/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...south
central...southwest and west central Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Day 1 Discussion
----------------

No weather hazards are expected on Saturday. Areas of low clouds
and fog are expected across the eastern counties after midnight
tonight into Sunday morning.

Day 1 Hazards
-------------
* Fog: Enhanced risk

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Days 2-7 Discussion
-------------------

A strong winter storm will impact SW Kansas Sunday and Monday
with strong winds, as well as wintry precipitation confined mainly
to the northern counties. Snow and blowing snow are expected to
impact travel mainly across the northern and northwest counties
Sunday night into Monday morning. Snow accumulations of 1 to 3
inches are expected, along with significant blowing and drifting.
A winter weather advisory for snow and blowing snow has been
issued for Hamilton, Kearny, Finney, Scott, Lane, Ness, Trego and
Ellis counties from 6 AM Sunday through 6 AM Monday.

Very strong northwest winds are expected behind the departing
storm system Sunday night through Monday, with gusts near 50 mph
expected.

Days 2-7 Hazards
----------------
* Sunday
  - Non thunderstorm wind: Elevated risk
  - Ice accumulation: Limited risk
  - Snow: Elevated risk

* Monday
  - Non thunderstorm wind: Elevated risk
  - Snow: Limited risk

* Tuesday
  No hazards.

* Wednesday
  No hazards.

* Thursday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Friday
  No hazards.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

For more details visit our webpage http://weather.gov/ddc/ehwo

$$

TURNER

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