Panola Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 6:42 AM CDT on April 23, 2014

...Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 10 PM CDT this evening for strong winds and low relative humidity for the western half of the combined Texas and Oklahoma panhandles... generally west of a line from Guymon to Lake Meredith to Amarillo and canyon...

* affected area...in Oklahoma...Cimarron and Texas. In Texas... Dallam...Sherman...Hartley...Moore...Oldham...Potter...Deaf Smith and Randall.

* 20 foot winds...southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Relative humidity...as low as 9 percent.

* Timing...noon to 10 PM on 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.

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