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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
329 AM MDT Wed May 18 2022

...A Red Flag Warning has been issued from 11 AM through 9 PM
Thursday for gusty winds and low relative humidity values for
fire weather zones 220 through 230 and 233 which includes all of
the mountains, valleys, I-25 corridor counties as well as eastern
Las Animas County...

...A Fire Weather Watch remains in effect for late Thursday
morning through Thursday evening for gusty winds and low relative
humidity values for fire weather zones 231, 232 and 234 through
237 which includes Crowley, Otero, Kiowa, Bent, Prowers and Baca
Counties...

COZ231-232-234>237-190130-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.A.0042.220519T1700Z-220520T0300Z/
Crowley County Including Ordway-
Otero County Including La Junta and Western Comanche Grasslands-
Kiowa County Including Eads-Bent County Including Las Animas-
Prowers County Including Lamar-
Baca County Including Springfield and Eastern Comanche Grasslands-
329 AM MDT Wed May 18 2022

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 231...232...234...235...236 AND
237...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 231...232...234...235...
  236 and 237.

* Winds...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 8 percent.

* Impacts...Conditions may be favorable for rapid rates of fire
  growth and spread, depending on how much wetting rain falls
  Wednesday afternoon and evening.

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.

&&

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
226 AM CDT Wed May 18 2022

...Unseasonably Hot and Windy Thursday...
...Critical Fire Danger Expected...

KSZ043-062-063-075-076-085-086-190000-
/O.EXA.KDDC.FW.A.0024.220519T1700Z-220520T0200Z/
Scott-Kearny-Finney-Grant-Haskell-Stevens-Seward-
226 AM CDT Wed May 18 2022

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 043...062...063...075...076...085 AND 086...

The National Weather Service in Dodge City has issued a Fire
Weather Watch For wind and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from Thursday afternoon through Thursday evening.

* Affected Area...In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 043 Scott...Fire
  Weather Zone 062 Kearny...Fire Weather Zone 063 Finney...Fire
  Weather Zone 075 Grant...Fire Weather Zone 076 Haskell...Fire
  Weather Zone 085 Stevens and Fire Weather Zone 086 Seward.

* Winds...Southwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 10 percent.

* Impacts...Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
  and 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.

&&

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
226 AM CDT Wed May 18 2022

...Unseasonably Hot and Windy Thursday...
...Critical Fire Danger Expected...

KSZ061-074-084-190000-
/O.CON.KDDC.FW.A.0024.220519T1700Z-220520T0200Z/
Hamilton-Stanton-Morton-
226 AM CDT Wed May 18 2022 /126 AM MDT Wed May 18 2022/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 061...074 AND 084...

* Affected Area...In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 061 Hamilton...
  Fire Weather Zone 074 Stanton and Fire Weather Zone 084 Morton.

* Winds...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 8 percent.

* Impacts...Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
  and 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.

&&

$$

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For more information from NOAA/National weather service visit...
http://weather.gov/ddc

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Goodland KS
217 PM MDT Tue May 17 2022

...Fire Weather Watch Along and West of Kansas Highway 27
Thursday Afternoon...

.A Fire Weather Watch has been issued for Thursday Afternoon with
southwesterly winds gusting to 35 mph and and low RH values
approaching single digits. A southwesterly to northeasterly wind
shift is also expected with a cold front during the evening hours
which would support a rapidly changing direction if a wildfire
were to be in progress.

COZ252>254-KSZ001-013-027-041-181200-
/O.NEW.KGLD.FW.A.0025.220519T1700Z-220520T0200Z/
Yuma-Kit Carson-Cheyenne-Sherman-Wallace-Greeley-
217 PM MDT Tue May 17 2022 /317 PM CDT Tue May 17 2022/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 001...013...027...041...252...253 AND
254...

The National Weather Service in Goodland has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for gusty winds and low relative humidity values,
which is in effect from Thursday morning through Thursday evening.

* Affected Area...In Colorado...Fire Weather Zone 252 Yuma...
  Fire Weather Zone 253 Kit Carson and Fire Weather Zone 254
  Cheyenne. In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 001 Cheyenne...Fire
  Weather Zone 013 Sherman...Fire Weather Zone 027 Wallace and
  Fire Weather Zone 041 Greeley.

* Winds...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 10 percent.

* Temperatures...In the lower 90s.

* Impacts...Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
  and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not advised.

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.

&&

$$

For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/gld


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Norman OK
447 AM CDT Wed May 18 2022

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-191000-
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-
447 AM CDT Wed May 18 2022

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

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

.Heat...
Record to near-record temperatures are expected today. Limit
outdoor activities and drink plenty of water.

.Fire Weather...
Near critical fire weather conditions are expected again today
across parts of western Oklahoma and adjacent parts of Texas.

.Thunderstorms...
Severe thunderstorms are possible late this evening across
portions of northwest Oklahoma. Large hail up to the size of
quarters and damaging wind gusts are the main threats.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday...

.Heat...
Record to near-record temperatures continue on Thursday. Limit
outdoor activities and drink plenty of water. Be sure to
take heat precautions to avoid heat related illnesses.

.Fire Weather...
Near critical fire weather conditions are possible again on
Thursday with elevated conditions on Friday across parts of
western Oklahoma and adjacent parts of Texas.

.Thunderstorms...
Severe thunderstorms capable of producing large hail and damaging
wind gusts are possible on Friday. Thunderstorms will be possible
over southeastern Oklahoma Saturday with chances returning Sunday
night through Tuesday.


Get graphics and more details at weather.gov/norman...and follow
our weather forecast office on Twitter and Facebook.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Goodland KS
330 AM MDT Wed May 18 2022

COZ090>092-KSZ001>004-013>016-027>029-041-042-NEZ079>081-190930-
Yuma-Kit Carson-Cheyenne-Rawlins-Decatur-Norton-Sherman-Thomas-
Sheridan-Graham-Wallace-Logan-Gove-Greeley-Wichita-Dundy-Hitchcock-
Red Willow-
330 AM MDT Wed May 18 2022 /430 AM CDT Wed May 18 2022/

This hazardous weather outlook is for extreme southwest Nebraska...
northwest Kansas and east central Colorado.

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

Scattered thunderstorms will develop along southern portions of the
Colorado Front Range during the early to mid afternoon, tracking
east across the Kansas border during the late afternoon and early
evening. A few severe storms are possible, mainly south of Interstate
70 and west of Highway 83 between 4 PM and 10 PM MDT. Damaging winds
are the primary hazard. A few instances of quarter size hail are
possible.

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

A Fire Weather Watch remains in effect for portions of the Tri-State
area on Thursday, mainly in eastern Colorado and adjacent Kansas
border counties. Near critical fire weather conditions are
expected elsewhere. An abrupt northerly wind shift is anticipated
during the late afternoon and evening hours.

Temperatures are anticipated to fall into the 30s across much of the
area late Friday night and Saturday morning. While temperatures are
currently expected to remain at or above freezing, areas of frost are
possible. Even if temperatures fall into the lower to middle 30s,
widespread cloud cover could act to prevent frost formation.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report any severe or significant weather
to the National Weather Service in Goodland via social media or
telephone.

$$

Vincent

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
355 AM CDT Wed May 18 2022

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-317-182100-
Cimarron-Texas-Beaver-Dallam-Sherman-Hansford-Ochiltree-Lipscomb-
Hartley-Moore-Hutchinson-Roberts-Hemphill-Oldham-Potter-Carson-
Gray-Wheeler-Deaf Smith-Randall-Armstrong-Donley-Collingsworth-
Palo Duro Canyon-
355 AM CDT Wed May 18 2022

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Texas and Oklahoma
Panhandles.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Thunderstorms are expected to develop late this afternoon and
evening across the Oklahoma and Texas Panhandles. A few storms
may become severe, with large hail and damaging winds the primary
hazards.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

High temperatures around 105 degrees are anticipated Thursday at
Palo Duro Canyon State Park, and a Heat Advisory may become
necessary.

Additional thunderstorms may develop across the area late Sunday
night through Monday night. Any storms that form are expected to
remain below severe levels at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Limited spotter activation may be needed late this afternoon and
evening.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
241 AM CDT Wed May 18 2022

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>081-084>090-190745-
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 CDT Wed May 18 2022 /141 AM MDT Wed May 18 2022/

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

.DAY ONE...Wednesday.

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

Another complex of thunderstorms is expected to arrive from
Colorado Wednesday evening, impacting the western zones.
Marginally severe hail and wind gusts are expected. This risk is
expected to remain west of US 283.

Day 1 Hazards
--------------
* Severe thunderstorm wind/hail: Elevated risk

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Monday.

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

Unseasonably hot temperatures and strong southwest winds are
expected to create critical fire danger Thursday afternoon, along
and west of US 83. A fire weather watch remains in effect. A
strong cold front will follow Thursday night.

Areas of frost are possible Sunday morning.

Days 2-7 Hazards
----------------
* Thursday
  - Fire weather: Significant risk

* Friday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Saturday
  No hazards.

* Sunday
  - Excessive cold/frost: Limited risk

* Monday
  - Severe thunderstorm wind/hail: Limited risk

* Tuesday
  No hazards.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed west of US 283 tonight.

&&

For more details visit our webpage
https://weather.gov/erh/ghwo?wfo=ddc

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
1153 AM MDT Tue May 17 2022

COZ058>089-093>099-181800-
Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Feet-
Leadville Vicinity/Lake County Below 11000 Feet-
Eastern Sawatch Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Feet-
Central Chaffee County Below 9000 Feet-
Western Mosquito Range/East Chaffee County Above 9000 Feet-
Saguache County West of Continental Divide Below 10000 Feet-
Saguache County East of Continental Divide Below 10000 Feet-
La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below
10000 Feet-Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Del Norte Vicinity/Northern San Luis Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Alamosa  Vicinity/Central San Luis Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Southern San Luis Valley-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Feet-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Northwestern Fremont County Above 8500 Feet-
Western/Central Fremont County Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountain Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000 Feet-
Wet Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Teller County/Rampart Range Above 7500 Feet/Pikes Peak Between
7500 And 11000 Feet-Pikes Peak Above 11000 Feet-
Canon City Vicinity/Eastern Fremont County-
Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below
7500 Feet-
Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range
Below 7400 Feet-Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Feet-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Feet-
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-
1153 AM MDT Tue May 17 2022

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...east
central...south central and southeast Colorado.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible across the central mountains
and northern and far eastern sections of the southeast plains this
afternoon and evening.  The main risk with thunderstorms will be
gusty outflow winds up to 50 mph and lightning but little or no
rainfall. A cold front will move through the southeast plains this
evening bringing increasing moisture and the potential for an
isolated strong to severe thunderstorm across Kiowa county.  The
main risks will be wind gusts up to 60 mph and hail to around 1 inch
in diameter with the window for the strongest storms occuring
between 4 PM and 10 PM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Critical Fire Weather conditions will likely continue this week
across southern Colorado. Spotty conditions are likely in the San
Luis Valley Wednesday. After that, much more widespread fire
conditions are likely Thursday across southern Colorado. Thursday
will be the most concerning High Fire Danger day across southern
Colorado as gusty west winds increase ahead of another storm system.

Scattered thunderstorms are possible Wednesday across the mountains
and plains during the afternoon. The main risk with thunderstorms
will be strong outflow winds and lightning. There is the chance for
a couple of strong to severe storms across the eastern plains
Wednesday, with strong winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain
fall possible if this occurs.

Additional chances for precipitation will occur Friday and into
Saturday mornings as another storm system passes over the area.
Rain and snow will be possible, with the greatest precipitation
chances along and east of the eastern mountains.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will
be possible over portions of the region.

$$

10/SIMCOE

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NOAA National Weather Service
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
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