778  
FNUS64 KAMA 151134  
RFDAMA  
 
FIRE DANGER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX  
534 AM CST THU FEB 15 2018  
 
OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-160000-  
CIMARRON-TEXAS-BEAVER-DALLAM-SHERMAN-HANSFORD-OCHILTREE-LIPSCOMB-  
HARTLEY-MOORE-HUTCHINSON-ROBERTS-HEMPHILL-OLDHAM-POTTER-CARSON-  
GRAY-WHEELER-DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-ARMSTRONG-DONLEY-COLLINGSWORTH-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BOISE CITY, KEYES, GUYMON, BEAVER,  
FORGAN, DALHART, STRATFORD, SPEARMAN, GRUVER, PERRYTON, BOOKER,  
HIGGINS, FOLLETT, HARTLEY, CHANNING, DUMAS, BORGER, MIAMI,  
CANADIAN, VEGA, AMARILLO, PANHANDLE, WHITE DEER, PAMPA, SHAMROCK,  
WHEELER, HEREFORD, CANYON, CLAUDE, CLARENDON, AND WELLINGTON  
534 AM CST THU FEB 15 2018  
 
...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS  
THE OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS PANHANDLES...  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...ALL OF THE OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS PANHANDLES.  
 
* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH  
SOME HIGHER GUSTS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS ARE  
FORECAST TO BECOME NORTHWEST TO NORTH NEAR 15 MPH ACROSS THE  
CENTRAL AND EASTERN OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AS A  
COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE AREA.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AROUND 20  
PERCENT ARE ANTICIPATED.  
 
* TIMING...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST TO BEGIN  
AROUND 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON AND END EARLY THIS EVENING AT AROUND  
6 PM.  
 
OUTDOOR BURNING AND ACTIVITIES THAT CAUSE OPEN SPARKS OR FLAMES  
ARE DISCOURAGED. FIRE AND EMERGENCY OFFICIALS SHOULD BE AWARE THAT  
WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF  
LARGE GRASS FIRES.  
 

 
 
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