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Major Heat Wave Out West; Flash Flooding in the Mid-Atlantic

A major heat wave will consume much of the Western U.S. over the next week with dangerously hot temperatures. Widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are currently in effect. Also, low humidity and dry thunderstorm potential are adding to the fire danger across the Great Basin and Northwest. Meanwhile, a system is producing heavy rain and flash flood concerns in the Mid-Atlantic. Read More >

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SKYWARN/ARES Information
(Station Call - WX5AMA)

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has a very active amateur radio community within our area of responsibility.  Persons traveling through the Texas and Oklahoma Panhandles that are licensed amateur radio operators are encouraged to follow the instruction of the Network Control Operator to report severe weather should a SKYWARN net be in operation.


Repeater Location
2-meter 440 MHz PL Tone
Amarillo, TX (Wide Coverage)
  444.200 88.5
Canyon, TX
  444.650 88.5
Boise City, OK
147.350   88.5
Dumas, TX
  444.350 88.5
Guymon, OK
147.150 444.975 88.5
Miami, TX
145.110 444.850 88.5
Perryton, TX
146.820   88.5
Pampa, TX
  444.400 88.5
Spearman, TX
147.040 442.000 88.5
Stinnett, TX
147.380 443.200 88.5
Wayside, TX
  444.575 88.5
Elkhart, KS
  444.925 88.5
Hugoton, KS
  444.900 88.5
Liberal, KS
145.150   88.5
Alternate Frequencies
Amarillo, TX
146.940   88.5
Pampa, TX
Liberal, KS (Linked to NWS DDC)
443.100   71.9


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