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Moore County Emergency Management
Tuesday November 29th, 2011 :: 08:11 a.m. CST

Advisory

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
547 AM CST TUE NOV 29 2011

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547 AM CST TUE NOV 29 2011

..A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE PANHANDLES ON THURSDAY ALLOWING AN ARCTIC AIR MASS TO FILTER DOWN OVER THE AREA. AT THE SAME TIME...AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL SLOWLY APPROACH AND MOVE ACROSS THE REGION.

PRECIPITATION ON THURSDAY WILL START OFF AS VERY LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE ACROSS THE FAR NORTHWEST TEXAS PANHANDLE AND WESTERN HALF OF THE OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...EVENTUALLY SPREADING ACROSS THE SOUTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE BY THURSDAY NIGHT. LITTLE TO NO ICE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

BY FRIDAY...FREEZING RAIN AND FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL AGAIN BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE FAR SOUTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE. A CHANGEOVER FROM FREEZING RAIN TO MOSTLY ALL SNOW WILL LIKELY OCCUR LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND INTO SATURDAY AS PRECIPITATION SPREADS NORTHWARD ACROSS THE ENTIRE PANHANDLE REGION. SOME LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATIONS MAY RESULT FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT WITH SNOW ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY.

PRECIPITATION WILL COME TO AN END SATURDAY NIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE BEGINS TO BUILD OVER THE AREA.

IN ADDITION TO THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION...A MUCH COLDER AIRMASS CAN BE EXPECTED DURING THIS TIME FRAME WITH WELL BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES ANTICIPATED. LOWS WILL RANGE IN THE TEENS TO 20S AS HIGHS STRUGGLE TO WARM UP WITH UPPER 20S TO UPPER 30S EXPECTED THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

MUCH UNCERTAINTY STILL EXISTS WITH THIS SYSTEM ESPECIALLY CONCERNING PRECIPITATION TYPES AND AMOUNTS SO PLEASE STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST FORECASTS BY VISITING OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/AMA...
LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...FOLLOWING NWS AMARILLO ON FACEBOOK...OR THROUGH YOUR PREFERRED MEDIA OUTLET.

Address/Location
Moore County Emergency Management
700 S Bliss Ave
Dumas, TX 79029

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 806-934-9520

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