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Moore County Emergency Management
Tuesday March 6th, 2012 :: 08:10 a.m. CST

Alert

RED FLAG WARNING

OKZ001-002-TXZ001-002-006-007-011-016-062200-
/O.CON.KAMA.FW.W.0008.120306T1700Z-120307T0200Z/
CIMARRON-TEXAS-DALLAM-SHERMAN-HARTLEY-MOORE-OLDHAM-DEAF SMITH-
415 AM CST TUE MAR 6 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 THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL 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. IN TEXAS...
DALLAM...SHERMAN...HARTLEY...MOORE...OLDHAM...DEAF SMITH.

* WIND: SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH
ARE EXPECTED TODAY.

* HUMIDITY: MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE BETWEEN 5 AND 15
PERCENT TODAY.

* TIMING: CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS
MORNING AS WINDS INCREASE. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE AFTER SUNSET AS
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES RAPIDLY INCREASE.

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:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Other events
Event:
FIRE WEATHER

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