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Moore County Emergency Management
Thursday March 1st, 2012 :: 08:17 a.m. CST

Alert

RED FLAG WARNING

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
335 AM CST THU MAR 1 2012

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-012200-
/O.CON.KAMA.FW.W.0006.120301T1700Z-120302T0200Z/
CIMARRON-TEXAS-BEAVER-DALLAM-SHERMAN-HANSFORD-OCHILTREE-LIPSCOMB-
HARTLEY-MOORE-HUTCHINSON-ROBERTS-HEMPHILL-OLDHAM-POTTER-CARSON-
GRAY-WHEELER-DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-ARMSTRONG-DONLEY-COLLINGSWORTH-
335 AM CST THU MAR 1 2012

..RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR ALL THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM CST THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN OKLAHOMA...CIMARRON...TEXAS...BEAVER. IN
TEXAS...DALLAM...SHERMAN...HANSFORD...OCHILTREE...LIPSCOMB...
HARTLEY...MOORE...HUTCHINSON...ROBERTS...HEMPHILL...OLDHAM...
POTTER...CARSON...GRAY...WHEELER...DEAF SMITH...RANDALL...
ARMSTRONG...DONLEY...COLLINGSWORTH.

* WIND: SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH CAN
BE EXPECTED LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.

* HUMIDITY: RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL FALL BETWEEN 5 TO 15
PERCENT BY THIS AFTERNOON. RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL RECOVER
ABOVE 15 PERCENT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING: CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
LATE THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING. CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH BY 8 PM CST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS...SUSTAINED 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR GREATER...AND AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER RATING WILL CREATE RED FLAG CONDITIONS.

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

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

Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
General emergency and public safety
Event:
Fire Weather Warning

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